ARTICLES RELATING TO SMARTPHONES

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.

Smartphones overtake desktops for holiday shopping

2015-11-26 09:48

Online shoppers are set too opt for smartphones over tablets and desktops this holiday season, according to a big data tool.

Apple Watch launching in SA on October 23

2015-10-09 12:23

Technology giant Apple’s latest wearable, the Watch, will be on sale in SA from October 23.

 

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 warns of challenging 2016 as competition grows

2016-01-04 10:14

The electronics giant expects global economic growth to remain weak this year and has urged employees to brainstorm ways to handle intensifying competition.

Distributor cuts Xiaomi smartphone pricing for SA

2015-11-18 14:47

A local distributor has adjusted pricing for Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi prior to launching the devices in South Africa next week.

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.

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