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Android co-founder has a plan to cure our smartphone addiction

2017-08-18 21:00

Playground Global's Andy Rubin is working on solving the tendency to check one's phone every five minutes.

BlackBerry's KEYone with physical buttons now in SA

2017-08-07 15:09

Smartphone maker BlackBerry has released its latest device with full physical QWERTY keyboard, the KEYone, to the South African market with availability from Tuesday.

BlackBerry's latest with full keypad hits SA next week

2017-07-26 10:25

In an age when most smartphones are in slate form, Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry is set to launch a device in South Africa with full physical QWERTY keyboard.

Camera company makes world's first holographic phone

2017-07-07 11:44

High-end digital camera manufacturer RED has plans afoot to release a multi-view holographic smartphone display.

Smartphones shipments to soar amid overall device slump

2017-07-05 17:26

Consumers' shift towards higher-priced premium smartphones is expected to boost overall smartphone shipment by as much as 5% this year, despite a slump in overall device shipments.

Gauteng lines up to buy Huawei's P10

2017-06-21 19:05

Chinese manufacturer Huawei's flagship P10 are pulling in the crowds in Gauteng, despite a dip in overall cellphone imports in South Africa in the first quarter of 2017.

Snapchat faces harsh reality check after earnings miss

2017-05-12 11:07

Snapchat's ambition to become the next big social media platform hit a brutal reality check with the first earnings report from parent company Snap Inc.

New smartphone player quietly enters SA with cheap devices

2017-05-04 06:27

A new player in the smartphone industry has quietly pushed 360 000 mobile phones into Africa since October, 60% of them into South Africa.

Samsung to update software over 'red screen' smartphone

2017-04-24 13:19

Electronics giant Samsung will this week offer an unusually early software update for its newly-released Galaxy S8 phone, it said Monday after some consumers complained of red-tinted screens.

Apple touts greater use of recycled metal in gadgets

2017-04-21 08:35

Apple wants to "one day" end the need to mine materials from the earth to make its gadgets, the technology giant said in its annual environmental responsibility report out Thursday.

 

Huawei Watch 2 offers convenience without a smartphone

2017-08-17 11:42

Chinese manufacturer Huawei has released one of the most functional smartwatches to the market – the Watch 2.

Your partner could be cheating on you if they have one of these apps

2017-07-31 11:17

Apps are making cheating on one's partner more discreet and there are several available which allow a user to maintain an affair. Here are a few of them.

SEE: A finger-licking good smartphone

2017-07-17 18:41

International chicken fast-food franchise KFC has launched a limited edition Huawei smartphone.

REVEALED: SA's favourite smartphone brand

2017-07-06 18:33

Samsung is four times more popular with consumers than its closest competitor, according to the South Africa Mobile Report 2017.

REVIEWED: The S8 - Samsung's best smartphone ever

2017-06-28 12:57

With intuitive features and attractive design, the Samsung Galaxy S8 is pricey but the perfect combination of beauty and brains, says Kyle Venktess.

Huawei Watch 2: Ditch your phone and stay fit

2017-06-21 12:56

Chinese electronics manufacturer, Huawei has announced the availability of their new Watch 2 smart device – bolstering the offering from the manufacturer.

UK smartphone brings high-end features at competitive cost

2017-05-10 12:25

UK brand STK has entered SA with a refreshing take on the mid-level smartphone with its SYNC5e, which offers high-end features from about two years ago at a competitive price.

New smartphone brands emerge through online channels

2017-04-25 06:21

The economic downturn has caused the smartphone market to enter a recession and the demand for affordable higher-quality devices has had a huge impact on the local market.

Samsung's Galaxy S8 hits stores, aims to move on from recall crisis

2017-04-21 09:44

Samsung's new Galaxy S8 went on sale over the counter in South Korea on Friday as the world's biggest smartphone maker seeks to move on from a disastrous handset recall and corruption scandal that has hammered its once-stellar reputation.

New issue plagues Samsung Galaxy S8's best feature

2017-04-20 18:26

The recently-launched Galaxy S8, which seemingly redeemed Samsung's fate after the explosion-prone Note 7, is experiencing an issue with its most significant feature.

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