Apple has launched a small tracking device called AirTag, described by the company as "an iPhone accessory that provides a private and secure way to easily locate the items that matter most".
Apple has announced financial results for the first quarter of its 2021 financial year. It’s reported a record quarterly revenue figure of $111.4 billion (£81.3 billion), up 21% year-on-year.
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic caused global smartphone production to drop 11% year-on-year in 2020, reaching 1.25 billion units, according to figures from market research company TrendForce.
Mark Bridge revisits his mobile technology reviews
Mark Bridge writes:
I've been taking a look back at the devices I've written about during the past few years. Some are still faithful companions, others... well, let's just say my faith was misplaced.
Top companies criticised for "dodging their environmental responsibilities"
The UK Parliament's Environmental Audit Committee has published a report on Electronic Waste and the Circular Economy. It says the UK is "lagging behind other nations in embedding a circular economy of use, reuse and recycle for small electronics".