ARTICLES RELATING TO MOBILE

Opera launches ad blocking browser

2016-05-05 13:00

Opera Software has launched a native ad blocker in its Opera Mini browser amid a global shift to limit intrusive mobile advertising.

Afrikaans-only mobile network 'BokSel' goes live

2016-05-03 11:54

Afrikaans speakers in South Africa now have the option of a mobile network provider geared to their language needs.

Profit plunge at Microsoft

2016-04-23 10:41

Microsoft has reported a 25% plunge in quarterly profits as the company navigated away from its role as a software seller to a services model.

Positive response on iPhone trade-in, says iStore

2016-04-22 12:04

Local Apple distributor the iStore says its trade-in programme for iPhones and MacBooks is proving to be successful.

Warning over rising SA mobile banking fraud

2016-04-21 12:47

Local bank customers must pay closer attention to their mobile security, the South African Bank Information Centre has said.

MTN bombs on customer satisfaction, says survey

2016-04-20 11:38

Local mobile network MTN is falling behind its rivals when it comes to customer satisfaction scores for wireless internet services, says a survey

Rapper Cassper Nyovest in smartphone launch

2016-04-19 13:59

AG Mobile has launched its latest handset in partnership with hip hop artist Cassper Nyovest.

Local jobs app wins $500 000 funding

2016-04-14 12:56

SA employment startup Giraffe has won $500 000 in funding from an international organisation to ramp up its bid to connect employers with employees.

MTN's Nhleko plans exit amid Nigeria fine optimism

2016-04-13 08:48

MTN Group executive chair Phuthuma Nhleko, who returned to lead the African wireless company’s negotiations over a record $3.9bn fine in Nigeria, is moving forward with plans to step down.

 

Update your Android or risk being a victim

2016-05-04 13:10

Failing to update your android smartphone could leave you vulnerable to a cyber attack, a security practitioner has warned.

Few South Africans aware of mobile ad blocking - IAB

2016-05-02 13:59

Few South Africans have taken to ad blocking tools, says a local organisation.

Here are the Orange store's top 10 smartphones

2016-04-26 08:30

Despite a slight drop in sales from the holiday season, the Orange Store announced a new leader in the top selling smartphones and products on its platform.

Cape Town accelerator targets social transformation

2016-04-22 14:07

Local tech accelerator the Bandwidth Barn is determined to conduct social transformation with technology as a key part of its mandate.

Tshwane launches city-wide crime safety app

2016-04-21 15:08

After a months’ long incubation period, Project Namola is finally live in the City of Tshwane.

Google donates R10m to people with disabilities

2016-04-20 16:07

Google has awarded millions to the Southern Africa Federation of the Disabled to increase technology access for people with disabilities.

Cell C CEO: Women have a ‘bitch-switch’

2016-04-19 16:38

The chief executive officer of South Africa’s third largest mobile network Cell C has come under fire on social media for his comments about women in a recent interview.

Here are South Africa's favourite smartphones

2016-04-18 10:00

Samsung rules the South African smartphone market but Apple and Huawei are vying for second place, data from a cellphone comparison site reveals.

iStore launches iPhone SE trade-in deal

2016-04-13 17:47

Apple fans who upgrade to the latest iPhone stand to get up to R8 000 cash back on their old devices, the iStore has announced.

Samsung Galaxy S7 strategy a 'hit'

2016-04-06 09:31

Samsung Electronics is deploying a new strategy that’s being credited for making the Galaxy S7 smartphone a surprise hit.

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