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Is FNB’s R399 unlimited calling a good deal?

2016-08-24 11:05

Financial institutional First National Bank has launched unlimited calling for R399 per month on its mobile network FNB Connect, but is it a good deal?

Google's Skype rival not yet fully ready for SA

2016-08-16 10:31

Google has officially launched its latest video-calling app Duo, leaving some South Africans scratching their heads over whether they can download the app.

Vodacom makes smart push to become handset player

2016-08-11 13:30

As mobile operators struggle to maintain revenue growth in a saturated market, Vodacom’s own branded phones are making a big impact, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

Job cuts hit Microsoft's smartphone division

2016-07-29 13:10

Microsoft is cutting more jobs from its smartphone hardware and global sales divisions by shedding an additional 2,850 positions, the company has said.

Pokemon Go was April Fool’s joke before it became a hit

2016-07-13 12:19

Pokemon Go, the location-based mobile game that has become a massive hit, began as an April Fool’s joke.

Stylus 2 — LG workhorse that suits every pocket

2016-07-11 10:34

The LG Stylus 2 puts the power of a phablet smartphone in the hands of anyone at an affordable price.

Samsung to sell unlocked Galaxy S7 phones in the US

2016-07-04 07:35

Samsung will sell unlocked versions of its flagship Galaxy S7 phones in the US so consumers can switch carriers more easily

Bang-for-buck Xiaomi Mi5: High-end features within reach

2016-06-20 15:15

This year we have seen the introduction of many cheaper devices punching above their weight to compete in the high-end bracket.

Huawei P9 smartphone: All new from China

2016-06-08 15:27

Chinese mobile giant Huawei announced the availability of their flagship device, the P9, to the South African market at an event held in Johannesburg last week.

Why your phone may never get Android's latest features

2016-05-20 07:37

Google announced several new Android features, but many phones won't get them for a while, if ever.

 

FNB smartphones ‘target brand-conscious customers’

2016-08-24 07:00

FNB believes that even brand-conscious customers will be attracted to their two new smartphone offerings.

Samsung Note 7 SA release date pushed back

2016-08-15 17:58

Samsung South Africa has announced that the new Galaxy Note 7 will be available from September 23, later than originally planned.

REVIEW: New Samsung Edge a leader

2016-08-04 07:50

Every year the birth of a new model in the Samsung Galaxy S series is momentous occasion - no different was the launch of the S7 and S7 Edge.

Apps galore for Africa’s basic feature phones

2016-07-27 15:54

Africa’s startups are seizing an opportunity they say Google and Apple have missed - making apps for non-smartphones.

Sony’s Xperia X certainly captures your imagination

2016-07-13 09:23

Unboxing the Sony Xperia X shortly after its touchdown in South Africa is a more-than-satisfactory feeling.

Samsung phone 'not actually water resistant' - report

2016-07-10 08:45

Consumer Reports isn't recommending Samsung's Galaxy S7 Active phone because it says it malfunctions in water despite being marketed as water resistant

Google serves a 'Nougat' to fans of its Android software

2016-07-02 09:55

Google is serving a new morsel for fans of its Android software

Apple's next big challenge: Making Siri smarter

2016-06-13 09:11

Apple's once-vaunted Siri digital assistant can seem a bit stale today, as competitors jockey to build intelligent "chat bots" and voice-controlled home systems

Samsung eyes bendable-screen phones for 2017

2016-06-07 15:14

Samsung Electronics is considering introducing two new smartphone models that will feature bendable screens, including a version that folds in half like a cosmetic compact.

It's official: Nokia phones are making a comeback

2016-05-18 15:10

Iconic mobile phone brand Nokia is being revived after software giant Microsoft killed it off.

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