Huawei profit soars

2015-03-31 12:39

Huawei increased its profits by 32.7% in 2014, the company has announced.

Google unveils unified email for Android users

2015-03-31 08:10

Google is updating its mobile Gmail app for Android device users to allow them to manage multiple email accounts from a single program.

Tablets power ahead in Africa, but troubles loom

2015-03-30 13:40

Despite the tablet market cooling in developed markets, in the Middle East and Africa people are still rushing to buy the smart devices.

Vodacom increases contract prices

2015-03-27 10:14

The telecoms operator has announced that its contract prices are set to rise marginally.

Santam launches safety tracker app

2015-03-24 13:51

The short-term insurer has unveiled a mobile application that allows users to choose who will be informed of their movements.

Tshwane safety app overcomes language barriers

2015-03-24 09:15

The crime fighting application developed to increase safety is uniquely positioned to overcome language barriers that exist in South Africa.

Naspers’s 34%-owned Tencent profits surge, mkt cap passes R2trn

2015-03-20 14:57

Tencent shares have risen to a new high, valuing the company at around half South Africa’s annual GDP, pushing Naspers’s stake to R680bn, 95% of its market cap.

Sony: Staff cuts nothing to do with Xperia Z4 delay

2015-03-19 13:31

The delay is the Xperia Z4 has more to do with operator partnerships than the staff reductions at Sony Mobile, the company says.

Love your smartphone? See repair costs

2015-03-18 09:18

As more South Africans race to buy smartphones, many may be unaware that the modern gadgets can be fragile and repairs are not always cheap or easy.

Cheap iPhone offer for SA

2015-03-16 11:10

Technology giant Apple is tempting South Africans with an iPhone at lower cost.


Orange has no plan to buy Cell C

2015-03-31 08:28

While the future of Cell C is uncertain, Orange officials say they are not in talks to buy a majority share in the operator.

Vodacom contract increase legal, says attorney

2015-03-30 14:46

Customers may not have much of a legal chance of blocking the mobile operator's move to raise postpaid prices.

Huawei Mate 7 comes to Vodacom

2015-03-27 14:25

The Chinese phone maker has announced that its flagship smartphone will be available from the mobile network from April 1.

Israeli high-tech flies

2015-03-25 07:54

The recent Mobile World Congress in Barcelona signalled rising demand for the country’s high-tech, says Arthur Goldstuck.

Microsoft pushes deep into Android territory

2015-03-24 12:14

Microsoft has unveiled partnerships with Samsung and other manufacturers to install its services on devices powered by the rival Google Android system.

Smartphone brands that SA buys online

2015-03-23 11:05

Options to buy mobile phones on the internet are growing for South Africans and Google Android is increasingly their choice of operating system.

Tag Heuer to make smart watch with Google, Intel

2015-03-20 13:30

Swiss company Tag Heuer is developing its own smart watch with Apple tech rivals Google and Intel.

iPhone owners interested in Apple Watch - poll

2015-03-19 09:16

About 40% of adult Apple iPhone owners in the US are interested in buying the company's new Apple Watch, according to a poll.

Samsung launches SA online repair platform

2015-03-16 13:18

The electronics company says it has modernised its local repair service by launching an online booking system designed to ease mobile repairs for consumers.

Group demands smartphone ban for pedestrians

2015-03-16 08:42

A German association representing pedestrians has called for a ban on people staring at their smartphones while walking through city traffic.

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