KATE THOMPSON FERREIRA: Still the Apple of many eyes

Critics love to hate the iconic manufacturer, but the launch of its most recent gadgets showed it still ignites the world’s imagination

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Apple doubles down on services as iPhone prices hit ceiling

Company launches new streaming platform in bid to keep existing customers

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Convenience apps prove there’s no place like home

Large sums are being poured into service companies that replicate the jobs parents do for small children

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What the Apple Card gets right, and wrong

The tech group hopes to impress users by bringing ‘transparency’ to personal finance

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Walkman statue is a nostalgic nod to Japan’s technology glory days

The burden is onerous when demographics suggest the country’s epoch of disruptive verve is over

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Audio devices box clever to cut kids’ screen time

Parents have welcomed the interactive Boxine and Yoto speakers as an alternative to TV and the internet, write Nic Fildes

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What’s up with neurotic parents on WhatsApp?

The messaging platform has replaced traditional school gossip, much to the dismay of those on the receiving end of the chain of misinformation

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Health: Hi-tech shoe might just steal your running coach’s job

Sensors linked to an app that analyses runs give footwear a leg up, but personal trainers have the edge in the motivation stakes, writes Yolisa Mkele

Apple is not playing when it comes to gaming

New subscription service could be its most important yet as it goes head to head with Google and Tencent

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Why plugs are the bane of a traveller’s life

Most hotels don’t provide USB sockets, which are required by most of today’s technologies, writes Michael Skapinker

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SYLVIA MCKEOWN: Roll up for a chance to join Asgardians living in a galaxy far, far away

Igor Ashurbeyli has plans to be the first independent country in space and for its citizens to live on the moon by 2043

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Active health: Ten ways to be a better, fitter mountain biker

Gleaning the best practices for mountain biking from three-time downhill mountain bike world champion Greg Minnaar

Take a ride into the new cycle of e-bikes

Love it or hate it, there's an e-biking e-volution taking place and it is coming soon to a cycling shop near you

SYLVIA MCKEOWN: James Bond-like cool folding phones hit the mainstream — at knockout prices

After years of speculation and sneak peaks Samsung Fold and Huawei Mate X set bar higher with radical innovation

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Enough moral panic — mobile phones are life-enhancing

The smartphone is one of the most wondrous, boredom-battling devices yet created, writes Robert Shrimsley

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The truth about sex and screen time

Spending less time on our phones would give us a lot more time for sex among other activities

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