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Hollywood’s newest gambit: virtual reality

Analysts, executives say quality of content in early days of new format will determine whether consumers respond well or soon lose interest

Apple likely to ramp up watch production, say analysts

Customers look at the new Apple Watch displayed at an Apple Store in New York last week. Picture: REUTERS

Strong pre-orders for Apple Watch outstrip limited supply in first weekend following launch

‘Photch’ this space: phone curves into smartwatch

An LG G Watch R smartwatch is presented at the IFA consumer technology fair in Berlin, Germany, on Friday.  Picture: REUTERS

Design patent awarded for LG’s futuristic smartphone that wraps around an armband above the wearer’s wrist

An Apple a day keeps scientists close at hand

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Smartphones allow patients, researchers to observe symptoms that may change hourly, see how changes correlate with exercise, meal times, medication

Digital music sales top CDs

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Revenue from digital-music downloads, subscriptions edges out those from CDs for first time in 2014, holding overall sales steady at about $15bn globally, trade group says

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Four trends that will shape future of music in Africa

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It’s clear that consumers are hungry for content they can identify with, and content that is easily accessible on various mobile platforms


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