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Apple Slammed Over Power Adapter Recall, 'Incidents' May Be Under-Reported

Apple has been slammed for its handling of a massive international recall of dangerous power adapters. Reports suggest that adapters breaking and exposing consumers to risk of electric shock may be under-reported, with the company potentially aware of the dangers since at least 2006.

Under The Hood: This Week In PC, Component And Software News

Thinking of building a new gaming PC? Struggling with whatever random error your desktop is throwing up this week? Under The Hood gives you a quick and concise run-down of the most important things that happened to the PC master race in the last seven days.

Apple Said To Be Developing Contact-Free Wireless Charging For iPhone

Apple apparently wants to help you charge your iPhone no matter where you are in your home. A new report suggests that it’s building a new wireless charging technology that wouldn’t require direct contact with a power mat.

This Week's Tech Rumours, Smartphone Edition

As we inch closer and closer to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, where we’re expecting smartphones aplenty, the rumour engines are currently cranked to eleven. New small iPhone details? MicroSD-equipped Galaxy?!!?

Apple Power Adapters Recalled Over Electric Shock Risk

Apple has issued a voluntary recall of Australian AC two-prong wall plug adapters for Mac and iOS devices from between 2003 and 2015. The adapters were also included in the Apple World Travel Adapter Kit. Apple has reported there have been 12 incidents globally of the adapters breaking, and creating a risk of electric shock.

iPhone Sales Have Finally Stalled

It looks like interest in the iPhone is finally waning. For the first time since its creation in 2007, Apple is reporting a year-over-year dip in demand for its pricey pocket computer. That said, Apple still sold a lot of iPhones!

Why Apple Doesn't Need To Sell iPhones Anymore

Apple reported record-breaking quarterly earnings today, but — for the first time ever — the company also projected a decline in iPhone sales. Not that any of that really matters. The future of Apple is secure, thanks to a little help from a higher power.

Back To School: 10 Apps For Your Student iPhone or iPad

Depending on where you are in Australia and what year you’re in, school starts back again tomorrow or Friday — urgh. Here are 10 apps, as suggested by Apple, to install on your high school iPad and do some ol’-fashioned book-learnin’ — whether you’re in the classroom, on the train or bus, or sitting in your room at home.

Apple Australia Makes More Money, Pays Less Tax

Apple Australia’s annual report has shown that the company’s consolidated revenue increased in the latest reporting period by 27.9 per cent — that’s $1.7 billion. Apple Australia’s taxable income, on the other hand, was reduced by 17.4 per cent to $207 million.

Apple Made A Lot Of Money Last Quarter

Apple is reporting a record quarterly revenue of $US75.9 billion ($108 billion), surpassing the the $US74.6 billion ($106 billion) it reported last year.

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