Martyn Williams

Martyn Williams

Senior Correspondent

Martyn Williams produces technology news and product reviews in text and video for PC World, Macworld, and TechHive from his home outside Washington D.C.. He previously worked for IDG News Service as a correspondent in San Francisco and Tokyo and has reported on technology news from across Asia and Europe.

Articles by Martyn Williams

Transit strike boosts ride-sharing apps in San Francisco

If there's any U.S. city whose citizens are likely to use technology to alleviate a transit strike, San Francisco is it. On Monday, ride-sharing and car-hailing services, many fueled by smartphone apps, reported increased use after a strike halted America's fifth-largest light rail system, the Bay Area Rapid Transit.
9 years ago

Hands on with Apple’s iPhone 5C and 5S

Here are my immediate first impressions on Apple's iPhone models, the 5C and 5S, which the company launched on Tuesday and allowed reporters to test after the press conference at its Cupertino, California, headquarters.
9 years ago

Apple’s profit drops 22 percent as iPad sales slow

Apple reported a drop in profits on roughly flat revenue for the April to June quarter, though the results were ahead of analysts' expectations, providing something of a silver lining for the company.
9 years ago

Apple beat Samsung in Q4 U.S. phone sales

Apple topped Samsung as the leading cellphone vendor in the U.S. in the last three months of the year, at the same time that overall sales for the year declined.
10 years ago

Jobs’ house burglar gets seven-year sentence

The man who broke into the Palo Alto, California, home of late Apple CEO Steve Jobs and stole laptops, iPads and other possessions has been sentenced to seven years in a California state prison.
10 years ago