Big comeback day for Samsung

2015-10-08 09:16

On the day Samsung launched its new flagship product in SA, it also announced a return to profitable ways, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

Smartwatches, wearables 'open door' to hackers

2015-09-12 09:22

People who wear smartwatches and connected fitness gadgets can open the door to hackers who could gain access to their data by spying on them as they type.

Apple ups hiring, but faces obstacles

2015-09-08 12:47

Apple has ramped up its hiring of artificial intelligence experts, recruiting from PhD programmes and posting dozens of job listings.

IFA 2015: Sony announces Xperia Z update

2015-09-03 12:46

Sony Mobile has announced the launch of its widely anticipated Xperia Z update at the IFA 2015 consumer electronics show in Germany.

Google, Samsung to issue monthly Android security fixes

2015-08-07 12:13

The tech giants will release monthly security fixes for Android phones, a growing target for hackers.

Wildlife app can help endangered species

2015-08-03 18:10

US wildlife officials want smartphone-owning outdoor lovers to use an app to report any endangered species they see in the wilderness.

Huawei copies Samsung on free screen repair in SA

2015-07-03 12:51

Chinese phone maker Huawei will offer free screen repair for its flagship P8 smartphone in South Africa as the company takes a page out of Samsung’s book.

BlackBerry suffers first-quarter loss

2015-06-23 16:01

BlackBerry reported a first-quarter loss that missed analysts’ estimates as sales from smartphones dropped.

Keep up with motorsport with new Audi app

2015-06-11 10:32

Audi has refreshed its Sport App for smartphones just in time for the Le Mans 24-Hour race this weekend.

Human pillow phone holder launched in Japan

2015-06-07 10:11

What's shaped like your friend and even sounds like your friend, but isn't actually your friend? Why, a human-shaped pillow with a slot in its head for a cellphone, of course.


New pink iPhones prove popular

2015-09-27 14:06

The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus have hit stores worldwide, with customers scrambling to buy Apple's marquee product in pink for the first time.

Apple shows off faster iPhones

2015-09-10 07:47

The tech giant has introduced its new iPhone, the most important product in its business, with a faster processor, better camera and new touch capabilities.

New wave of high resolution smartphones arriving in South Africa

2015-09-07 09:39

THE first mobile phones fitted with 4K displays are set to hit South African shores within the next few months.

Samsung SA reveals VR headset pricing

2015-09-02 12:34

Electronics giant Samsung is selling its virtual reality headset in South Africa at a recommended retail price of R3 499.

Britons prefer smartphones over laptops to go online

2015-08-06 14:23

Smartphones have overtaken laptops for Britons to go online, driven by increased take-up of the devices and a jump in super-fast mobile broadband subscriptions.

Would you save your smartphone before your cat?

2015-07-28 21:28

Consumers around the world admit it: they sleep with their smartphone and take it in the shower.

Africa must ride tech gadget wave to drive business

2015-07-02 14:45

Businesses in Africa must take advantage of growing uptake and usage of smartphones and tech gadgets to enhance efficiencies and productivity, say experts.

4 top tips to make your batteries last longer

2015-06-22 14:44

A PhD student gives four top tips on how to reduce your own stress by giving more life to your lithium-ion batteries in portable devices.

Sub-R1000 Microsoft smartphone launched in SA

2015-06-09 13:19

Software giant Microsoft has boosted the choices SA consumers have when it comes to purchasing cheaper smartphones.

Consumers’ views on Vodacom’s R799 smartphone

2015-06-03 15:47

The mobile network's launch of its super cheap smartphone in South Africa this week has mostly received praise from Fin24 users.

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