Doing more work from a smartphone? You're not alone in SA

2016-10-25 11:44

South African office workers spend nearly an hour a day working on their mobile devices despite having access to more powerful computers, says a survey.

Here's why any smartphone battery can explode

2016-10-21 13:38

Samsung’s Note 7 phablet has become synonymous with exploding batteries, but other smartphone brands risk facing the same problem amid a race for faster charging times.

Motorola phones making a comeback in SA this week

2016-10-17 11:22

Chinese computing giant Lenovo is readying to launch its ‘Moto’ smartphones in South Africa on Thursday, a move that heralds the return of Motorola in South Africa.

Samsung forecasts R76bn profit hit from Note 7 crisis

2016-10-14 07:30

Samsung Electronics said it expects a total impact of $5.3bn through March 2017 after ending production of its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphones.

‘New flaw’ behind exploding Samsung Note 7

2016-10-12 08:38

The latest incidents of Samsung smartphones overheating, which prompted it to abandon its Galaxy Note 7 model, may be the result of a different flaw.

SA iPhone users most satisfied with device - survey

2016-10-10 11:57

The iPhone has been rated as the best smartphone for customer experience in South Africa, according to a new survey.

Apple still a star 5 years after Steve Jobs' death

2016-10-04 12:48

Five years after the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, the Silicon Valley tech giant is bigger and stronger, despite lingering doubts over its future without the visionary leader.

Apple ‘seeks’ stake in sports carmaker McLaren

2016-09-22 07:57

Apple, ramping up efforts to disrupt the transportation industry, is seeking a stake in luxury carmaker McLaren and is in talks to buy Lit Motors, an electric motorbike startup.

US recalls one million Samsung Note 7 phones

2016-09-16 07:18

US regulators are issuing an official recall of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 phone because of the risk that its batteries can explode or catch fire

Exploding phones? Samsung's heir apparent has bigger challenges

2016-09-14 09:16

As if he wasn't already one of the world's most powerful tech executives, Lee Jae Yong is set to become a whole lot more powerful.


US Elections: Posting a ballot selfie?

2016-10-24 08:52

If you're a US voter thinking of snapping a picture of your ballot and posting it online, you'd best check the law first.

WATCH: Could Xiaomi release the first bendable phone?

2016-10-19 13:23

A leaked video of a bendable Xiaomi smartphone has been circulating the internet – with speculation that it could be the first one to be released.

Air passengers with Note 7 phones face fines in US

2016-10-17 07:27

Airline passengers who try to carry Samsung Electronics Note 7 smartphones on flights will have them confiscated and may face fines.

Samsung to recall 1.9 million Note 7s in the US

2016-10-13 10:53

Samsung Electronics and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission agreed to terms for an expanded recall of original and replacement Note 7 smartphones.

Samsung scrambles for answers after halting Note 7 phone sales

2016-10-11 07:49

Samsung has halted sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones and asked consumers to stop using the ones they’ve already purchased amid a crisis over exploding batteries.

Behind the Pixel: Google’s first real threat to the iPhone

2016-10-05 07:23

Google is embarking on a wholesale revamp of its mobile phone strategy, debuting a pair of slick and powerful handsets that for the first time will go head-to-head with Apple.

What now for BlackBerry as it dumps phones?

2016-09-29 09:39

BlackBerry will never be the bright shining tech star it was a decade ago, but it can still be a solid business - or businesses, if it's broken into pieces - in the right hands.

Wireless signals can detect your feelings with new device

2016-09-20 22:02

A new device developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology uses wireless signals to tell if you're happy or sad.

Indonesia blocks gay apps over 'sexual deviancy'

2016-09-15 17:26

Indonesia is blocking three gay networking apps after linking the popular service Grindr to a paedophile ring, an official has said, accusing them of promoting "sexual deviancy".

Samsung shares plunge over Note 7 explosion debacle

2016-09-12 07:20

Samsung shares have plunged after the South Korean electronics giant urged global users to stop using its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone due to a spate of exploding batteries.

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