Following the news, parties opposed to the case said that the announcement proved the government had an "alternative motive" in the case.
In a letter published on its website, the company has called for public debate, adding that complying with the order would make their users less safe.
With the launch of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus yesterday, Apple sent a message that it is comfortable with becoming predictable.
Tim Cook launched a stinging attack on tech giants like Google and Facebook that rely on advertising for the majority of their revenue.
In the space of 5 years tablets have become a must-have device, a report shows that one in 10 three to four-year-olds own one.
Arthur Goldstuck considers the various formats and price tags of the new high-end phones that have arrived in South Africa in the past few months.
Tim Cook has called on US legislators to rethink their support of so-called religious freedom laws.
The announcement of Samsung Pay, in direct competition with Apple Pay, is a signal that payments with mobile devices are growing up.
Samsung, LG and HTC unveiled their high-end smartphones at the world's biggest mobile fair, in the hopes of challenging Apple.
A new service allows users to sell old phones and tablets, but deleting information before selling a device does not wipe your slate clean.
From sad faces to a "smiling pile of poo", Alistair Fairweather looks at how these symbols have seeped into every form of textual communication.
Social media, games and fitness dominate the app stores of three of the major smartphone platforms in South Africa, writes Arthur Goldstuck.
Amazon says it will take its chances in the smartphone market despite the poor ratings of its Fire phone, but can it survive among the other big boys?
Forget freezing eggs – firms should welcome pregnancy as a chance to invest in its staff.
Apple has released a special tool that lets users remove U2's new album, 'Songs of Innocence' from their collections.
Archaic methods of payment make way for the new with Apple Pay, writes Alistair Fairweather.
We're taking Weekend 101 to new levels - basement level. We reveal agent Thuli, LOL at Kebby Maphatsoe, drool over Apple and take back the elevator.
Along with larger phones, Apple has launched a multi-purpose watch - which marks the company's first innovation since Steve Jobs's death.
Apple's new product rollout - including the Apple Watch - could see consumers pulling the plug on charging cords.