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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.

Three more signs of the smartphone market downturn

2016-05-11 12:01

For investors contemplating prospects for the smartphone market after a shaky earnings report from Apple, Asian suppliers prove it's going to get worse before it gets better.

Samsung holds lead in flat global smartphone market

2016-04-28 08:17

Samsung has kept the top spot in a global smartphone market which showed signs of flattening in the first quarter of 2016, a survey shows.

5 new features coming to WhatsApp on Android

2016-03-30 12:39

Instant messaging application WhatsApp has been busy with updating its service this year and it is continuing that trend with more upgrades.

Local Samsung S7 pricing a ‘rip-off’ - Fin24 users

2016-03-14 12:00

Fin24 users have scrutinised some of the contract prices on offer for those wanting to own a Samsung S7.

 

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.

Samsung angles for spot at heart of connected life

2016-04-29 15:40

South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung has wooed app makers as it pursues a vision of being at the heart of life in a hyper-connected world.

PMB hotspot for top-end Huawei smartphone sales

2016-04-12 09:42

Pietermaritzburg is recognised as one of the top areas nationally for high-end Huawei device sales.

Customer tussles with MTN over fraudulent contracts

2016-03-16 11:26

A customer has battled with the network after it refused to cancel his cellphone contract, claiming he must first pay for two mystery accounts that had been opened in his name.

10 hot smartphone games for Android

2016-03-10 12:45

Gaming has come a long way since the days of the Nintendo Game Boy and consoles such as the first version of the Sony PlayStation.

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