ARTICLES RELATING TO SMARTPHONE

One week before Samsung S8 arrives - in three colours

2017-03-20 15:20

South Korean manufacturer, Samsung’s latest flag device is set to be announced in just over a week.

HP makes a push for mobile first computing

2017-03-01 14:59

US computing multinational HP has made a further push in mobile hardware and software development in attempts to own the mobile first computing space .

World to hit 5bn phone users in 2017 - study

2017-02-28 07:55

The number of mobile phone users globally will surpass five billion by the middle of this year, according to a study released an association of mobile operators.

Samsung teases S8 phone, promises it won't explode

2017-02-27 08:00

Samsung Electronics teased its coming Galaxy S8 smartphone and released new tablets targeting video-gamers and professionals as the company seeks to regain lost ground.

Samsung’s Note 7 battery supplier has fire at China factory

2017-02-10 06:38

Samsung SDI, a supplier of batteries to explosion-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, said a “minor fire” broke out at a plant in northern China but was quickly put out.

Your next Uber ride may have this camera bolted to it

2017-02-09 12:19

Cab-hailing app Uber is in the process of mapping Johannesburg for a better driver and passenger experience.

Smartphone boom brings data joy to Vodacom earnings

2017-02-01 08:45

Strong data revenue growth and an increase in new smartphone contracts in the fourth quarter of 2016 helped Vodacom grow its revenue, the operator has said.

Don't expect the 'Samsung S8' to be launched next month

2017-01-23 16:35

In just a month, the world’s biggest smartphone makers will gather at one of the biggest conferences on the tech calendar – but Samsung will not be unveiling its latest phone.

Samsung probe shows battery design behind Note 7 fires

2017-01-23 09:04

It was the battery, after all.

This new phone can sense fruit, ice cream and your muscle tone

2017-01-06 14:27

A Chinese electronics manufacturer has unveiled the world’s first material sensing smartphone at the Consumer Electronics Showcase in Las Vegas.

 

Alcatel unveils 3 new smartphones and a tablet

2017-03-05 15:51

Mobile manufacturer, Alcatel has released three new smartphones aimed at the youth market and an upgrade to the Plus 10 two-in-one device.

Samsung unwraps its latest tablets at Barcelona congress

2017-03-01 06:57

Samsung has announced three new tablets this week at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain - the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 and a 10 and 12-inch version of the Samsung Galaxy Book.

BlackBerry's new keypad phone: The company's latest suicidal move?

2017-02-27 12:41

BlackBerry recently said it would kill off production of its devices. An obituary later, the company has announced its latest device - but is BlackBerry preparing its noose?

The iconic Nokia 3310 set to be relaunched

2017-02-14 07:39

HMD is set to launch the 3310 alongside two new Android powered smartphones after they recently launched the Nokia 6.

Here is where UberEATS is expanding to in SA

2017-02-09 14:07

After its success in selected suburbs, UberEATS will now be expanding even further in Johannesburg and Cape Town.

Apple overtakes Samsung in smartphone wars

2017-02-02 11:06

Apple reported a rebound in iPhone sales to lift the tech giant to record revenue in the past quarter in quarterly results that eased concerns of slowing growth.

BlackBerry to debut 'Mercury' smartphone with keypad

2017-01-26 18:31

Refusing to die or ditch buttons, BlackBerry have announced that they will be launching their new smartphone the Mercury.

Samsung promises its smartphones won't explode again

2017-01-23 11:13

In efforts to ensure safety of future products after the Note 7 fiasco, electronics manufacturer Samsung has implemented an '8-point battery safety check'.

HTC's next smartphone leaked a day ahead of launch

2017-01-11 16:24

The highly anticipated next smartphone from Taiwanese manufacturer HTC has been leaked online with a full set of specifications available for the ‘HTC U’ on some websites.

Samsung warns of slowing growth in key markets amid uncertainty

2017-01-02 11:54

Samsung Vice Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer Kwon Oh-hyun urged employees to learn from costly failures as the consumer electronics giant seeks to recover from 2016’s bruising debacle surrounding the Note 7 smartphone.

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