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10m iPhones sold in 3 days

Reuters

(Adds details on customer fight outside Apple store; updates shares)

Bigger is better

Another year, another two iPhones. Are they better than what came before? Absolutely.

Why I might return my big iPhone 6

WILL OREMUS

OPINION: Over the years, I've grown blithely accustomed to the notion that operating a smartphone is a single-handed endeavour. No more.

iPhone 6 passes 'drop' test

He was the first owner of a new iPhone 6 in Perth. And the first to drop it - right outside the store.

Robot cheetah's quantum leap

AMINA KHAN

MIT's four-legged robot runs like the super-fast spotted feline and even on its own power, off a treadmill.

Robot acts like English butler

ERIC NIILER

To make a robot that does domestic chores, Siddhartha Srinivasa imagined a British butler.

Two new iPads coming

Reuters

Report Apple is set to launch two new tablets at its next event in October.

Startup takes on VR big guns

ALASTAIR SHARP - Reuters

Montreal startup taps crowdfunding for virtual reality headset to compete with the Oculus Rift.

Exceptional Samsung tablet

JENNETH ORANTIA

REVIEW: Android tablets are more or less the same. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 a rare exception.

Self-driving cars need permit

JUSTIN PRITCHARD

Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years - until now.

Kiwis fall behind in green ICT

TOM PULLAR-STRECKER - The Dominion Post

Fujitsu says the New Zealand has taken its eye off the ball greening its infrastructure.

iPhone 6 worth 168 Rolls-Royces

The pink diamond-studded handset is claimed to be the most expensive iPhone ever sold.

Apple's 'iSheep' fans

Being part of groups plays an important role in everything we do, including "brand groups".

iPhone pre-orders at record 4m

KATIE KENNEY AND LEHAR MAAN

Some will need to wait for their iPhone 6 after first pre-orders double the number recieved for iPhone 5.

Google's super cheap Android

NIVEDITA BHATTACHARJEE AND TOMMY WILKES - Reuters

Android One initiative aims at boosting sales in emerging markets through cheaper prices.

Texters get own lane

DIDI TANG

Chinese city offering a path for those too engrossed in their phones to watch where they are going.

Samsung accuses LG of sabotage

Korean company accuses senior executives from rival of vandalising its washing machines at stores in Germany.

Smart cars talk to each other

Cars that drive themselves now chatting with each other.

What's the time Mr Cook?

BLAYNE SLABBERT

Apple has released a smartwatch along with new versions of its iPhones, but will consumers flock to the new products?

Samsung swipe at Apple geniuses

TODD WASSERMAN

You didn't expect Samsung to let Apple's slew of announcements pass without weighing in, did you?

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