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.

Here's why your future smartphone could be bendable

2017-01-18 13:39

Smartphones have evolved to replace digital cameras, video and voice recorders. But they could soon also replace laptops, judging by patents that have been filed of late.

South Korea prosecutor seeks arrest of Samsung boss

2017-01-16 09:44

Prosecutors are seeking a warrant to arrest Samsung Group’s Jay Y. Lee for allegations including bribery and embezzlement.

Huawei vows to shake up business for tougher 2017

2016-12-30 09:14

Huawei pledged to overhaul its culture and re-think the way it conducts business, expecting global uncertainty to mount in 2017 after sales growth slowed.

Smartphone-obsessed Finns top in screen time

2016-12-27 14:31

Finland is in a class of its own when it comes to internet usage on smartphones and tablets, thanks to cheap subscription plans.


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.

Why SA smartphone brand AG Mobile was liquidated

2017-01-16 12:23

The founder of a local smartphone brand that has gone bust has blamed a weak rand and "high demand" of the product for the company’s liquidation.

Nokia launches smarter device after 'dumb phone' release

2017-01-09 12:05

Nokia has announced the release of its first smartphone through the HMD Group – the new home of Nokia phones.

#Dataisfalling, says independent economist

2016-12-29 15:04

Over time, the real price of data has been falling, network speeds have increased, and subscriber numbers have rocketed, writes Luke Muller.

No more cheap gadgets as Orange shuts down SA store

2016-12-01 10:24

French telecommunications company Orange Group has pulled the plug on its South African phone sales operation, just before the festive season has started in full swing.

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