The arrival of the iPhone 6S has clearly had a big impact on the phone market, with V3 readers eager to see how Apple's flagship compares to its rivals.
As such, our head-to-head specs comparison between the two devices was eagerly read, no doubt by those weighing up the pros and cons of each device before making a purchase decision.
In other news MariaDB said an update to its SQL database tool will be released in October as version 10.1, which will enable customers to encrypt databases without affecting performance or having to recode applications. This could prove a huge benefit for businesses as new EU data protection laws arrive.
Meanwhile, the political discourse around cyber warfare hotted up again, with president Obama telling China it cannot continue with its attacks against the US, just weeks before an official state visit by the Chinese premier.
We put two top flagships head-to-head
The key features on Apple's giant tablet include a stylus and attachable keyboard, similar to the Surface Pro range
MariaDB 10.1 adds database encryption ready for new EU data protection laws
Service could appeal to businesses ahead of the introduction of data protection update
Microsoft pushes out Windows 10 Mobile preview Build 10536 as launch date nears
Mobile platform nears completion as Microsoft rolls out another build
Firm aims to shake up how businesses use CRM software
Current situation cannot continue, says president just weeks before official visit from Chinese government
Big Blue hopes to meet needs of emerging sector
iOS 9 now live for iPhones and iPads, over 10 percent adoption already
New platform snapped up by eager adopters although a few teething troubles reported
Microsoft expected to unveil Surface Pro 4 on 6 October
Redmond to unveil next-gen hybrid at event in New York
Microsoft lifts the lid on Linux-based Azure Cloud Switch platform
Microsoft develops software platform for data centre networking devices
Cotton seedling freezes to death as Chang'e-4 shuts down for the Moon's 14-day lunar night
Fortnite easily out-earns PUBG, Assassin's Creed Odyssey and Red Dead Redemption 2 in 2018
Meteor showers as a service will be visible for about 100 kilometres in all directions
Saturn's rings only formed in the past 100 million years, suggests analysis of Cassini space probe data
New findings contradict conventional belief that Saturn's rings were formed along with the planet about 4.5 billion years ago