ARTICLES RELATING TO SMARTPHONES

Arthur Goldstuck: How BlackBerry is refusing to die

2016-07-20 14:25

When Facebook announced earlier this year that it would end support for WhatsApp on BlackBerry phones, it looked like a death warrant. But the company plans to fight for its users.

BlackBerry halts production of its Classic smartphone

2016-07-06 07:19

BlackBerry said that it will stop making its Classic smartphone, less than two years after launching it with much fanfare

Vodacom unveils new branded VR headset, phones

2016-07-05 14:53

South Africa’s biggest mobile network by subscribers, Vodacom, has launched its first ever branded virtual reality headset along with new smartphones.

How mobile phones are disrupting teaching and learning in Africa

2016-05-23 16:20

Mobile phones have become ubiquitous in Africa. Among younger users, basic phones are most common. But more pupils are accessing smartphones that can connect to the internet – and taking them along to school.

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.

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.

LG takes aim at Samsung with G5 smartphone

2016-02-22 12:22

South Korean handset maker LG has unveiled its first modular smartphone, the G5, in Barcelona in a bid to counter competition from its major rival Samsung.

5 WhatsApp messaging tips and tricks

2016-02-19 13:15

Here are five quick tips and tricks to help boost and configure your WhatsApp chatting experience.

Microsoft snaps up keyboard software maker SwiftKey

2016-02-04 14:00

The software giant has acquired British-based software keyboard maker SwiftKey, saying it would be integrated with its 'intelligent systems' for mobile devices.

Apple profit soars despite flat iPhone sales

2016-01-27 08:56

Apple has posted record quarterly profit even as iPhone sales flattened out after years of rocketing growth.

 

Samsung profit jumps 17% on Galaxy phones growth

2016-07-07 08:01

Samsung Electronics said that its second-quarter operating income jumped 17% over a year earlier to the highest quarterly profit in more than two years.

Brexit fallout adds to Apple's woes

2016-07-05 16:30

Fallout from the UK’s decision to leave the European Union is adding to Apple’s woes, says a financial institution.

France to launch smartphone 'terror alert' app

2016-06-08 10:05

A new smartphone app designed to alert users to possible terror attacks will be launched by the French government ahead of Euro 2016.

Tech world eyes digital life beyond the smartphone

2016-05-06 19:11

The smartphone revolutionised how people live and work, but the technology world is now struggling to see what comes next.

Samsung profit boosted by early debut of S7

2016-04-07 09:09

Samsung Electronics posted a better-than expected first-quarter profit after the early release of Galaxy S7 smartphones gave it a head-start on Apple and Chinese rivals and helped counter an industry downturn.

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Millions across the globe have downloaded instant messaging app WhatsApp, but there are a few not-so-obvious ways of tweaking several of its features.

Millions across the globe have downloaded instant messaging app WhatsApp, but there are a few not-so-obvious ways of tweaking several of its features.

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Smartphone maker Samsung has unveiled its latest flagship smartphone range on the eve of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

Smartphone maker Samsung has unveiled its latest flagship smartphone range on the eve of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

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5 tips to boost your smartphone's battery life

2016-02-11 11:34

More powerful processors are driving innovations in smartphones, but these developments are tempered if they burn out your device's battery life.

BlackBerry launches Android-powered Priv in SA

2016-01-28 13:53

The Canadian smartphone maker plans to start selling its first-ever Android powered phone in South Africa.

App usage soars as smartphones take hold

2016-01-05 16:46

A survey has found that global app usage on mobile devices jumped 58% last year, cooling slightly from 76% growth in 2014.

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