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iPhone disappointment hammers suppliers

2017-09-25 06:42

Apple iPhone 8 pre-orders are "substantially lower" than iPhone 7 and iPhone 6 levels, says an analyst.

Google buys HTC talent for $1.1bn to spur devices push

2017-09-21 14:36

Google has agreed to buy part of HTC’s engineering and design teams for $1.1bn, taking on a cadre of veterans that worked on the Pixel phone.

How the smartphone affected an entire generation of kids

2017-09-01 16:04

New research is putting the first generation of kids to grow up with the smartphone into sharp focus.

REVEALED: Where Apple's New iPhone falls short

2017-06-09 19:01

Apple’s newest iPhones, which is set to go on sale later this year, lacks the technology to match the data speeds of rivals' smartphones, according to sources.

Apple's dilemma: what to do with $256bn cash pile

2017-05-04 21:57

It is a sign of Apple's success but also a thorny problem: its cash stockpile has hit a staggering $256.8bn, sparking debate on what do with such massive reserves.

Phone app nabs Coachella festival cell phone thief

2017-04-19 12:08

A thief who made off with cell phones belonging to more than 100 people at the Coachella music festival in California may want to consider a new line of work.

New Android smartphones in SA: how do they stack up?

2017-04-09 14:02

The world’s top Android smartphones - Samsung's Galaxy S8, LG's G6, the Sony XZ Premium and Huawei’s P10 - are poised for the SA market. Kyle Venktess compares prices and features.

Internet of Things: "A connected home in 5 years"

2017-03-31 14:07

The first Internet of Things Forum Africa conference is currently taking place in Johannesburg as a platform of discussion around a more connected world.

Your guide to the biggest smartphones heading to SA

2017-03-26 06:32

A wave of smartphones launched last month at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona will be released to the South African market in the next few weeks.

5 conditions you can manage with your smartphone

2017-02-20 15:08

Smartphones are revolutionising the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, thanks to nifty add-ons and apps.

 

Internet key to media and entertainment growth

2017-09-24 06:00

The internet is set to be a key growth driver in media and entertainment for the next four years.

8 ways you’re hurting your smartphone

2017-09-20 15:42

Take these steps to help ensure you don’t cause undue damage to your mobile device.

Sri Lanka train deaths prompt selfie crackdown

2017-06-13 18:02

Sri Lankan railway authorities have announced a crackdown on selfies after a 12-year-old boy was decapitated and two other men also died while snapping themselves on a coastal track.

Stellenbosch women students start WhatsApp safety groups

2017-05-31 16:56

More than 3 000 Stellenbosch University women students are now in contact with each other via WhatsApp.

Huawei closing gap on Samsung, Apple in smartphone market

2017-04-28 09:08

Samsung and Apple maintained their leadership in the smartphone market in early 2017, while Huawei's strong growth cemented its number three position, says a market tracker.

Huawei wants top spot glory in South Africa

2017-04-14 06:00

Huawei is banking on the launch of the flagship P10 and P10 Plus smartphones to carry the brand to becoming one of the top two selling manufacturers in South Africa.

Sony launches first SA store

2017-04-06 13:37

Japanese electronics manufacturer Sony has opened its first South African store and has announced news about new devices.

How the Internet of Things will change everyday life

2017-03-31 09:39

Have you ever forgotten whether or not you switch off your stove or iron, or closed your doors before leaving home?

Cybercriminals focusing on data-rich smartphones

2017-03-02 15:08

Smartphones have become a mine of personal information, holding bank data, credit card information and addresses, making them the preferred target for cybercriminals, experts warn.

How mobile innovation can cut the cost of workplace training

2017-01-24 16:06

Mobile learning can reduce the cost of training substantially, making workforce education far more accessible to businesses in South Africa, says an expert.

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