ARTICLES RELATING TO SMARTPHONES

FNB may release more branded smartphones

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First National Bank could release more of its own branded smartphones in the future, depending upon the success of the products.

Xiaomi's Chinese shipments fall as Huawei leads

2016-08-16 13:24

Once-hot Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has seen shipments tumble 38% in China in the second quarter as Huawei took over the top spot in the world’s largest market.

Top 5 smartphones for streaming ShowMax, Netflix

2016-08-11 12:26

South Africans are spoilt for choice when choosing how to consume video content after the launch of numerous multimedia streaming sites and apps.

Is Apple doing a dual camera double take?

2016-08-09 07:00

Dual cameras are all the rage as the latest feature to be added to smartphones developed by top manufacturers.

Samsung scores lead over Apple in smartphone wars

2016-07-29 07:48

Samsung extended its lead in the global smartphone market over Apple in the second quarter, gaining from the launch of its updated flagship handsets, surveys showed.

Why Apple has veered into the slow lane

2016-07-27 10:29

Apple's quarterly results were yucky, but less so than everyone anticipated as investors have already factored in a revenue black hole.

Samsung profit jumps 17% on Galaxy phones growth

2016-07-07 08:01

Samsung Electronics said that its second-quarter operating income jumped 17% over a year earlier to the highest quarterly profit in more than two years.

Brexit fallout adds to Apple's woes

2016-07-05 16:30

Fallout from the UK’s decision to leave the European Union is adding to Apple’s woes, says a financial institution.

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.

 
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First National Bank has become the first South African financial services company to launch its own branded Android-powered smartphones.

First National Bank has become the first South African financial services company to launch its own branded Android-powered smartphones.

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Vodacom makes smart push to become handset player

2016-08-11 13:30

As mobile operators struggle to maintain revenue growth in a saturated market, Vodacom’s own branded phones are making a big impact, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

REVIEW: Huawei P9's game-changing mobile photography

2016-08-10 13:08

The Huawei P9 has safely secured itself a position as one of the top smartphones available on the local market.

New iPhone to have dual camera, pressure-sensitive button

2016-08-08 12:13

Apple is preparing to unveil successors to the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus as early as next month with more advanced photography capabilities.

Apple says 1 billion iPhones have been sold

2016-07-28 14:19

Apple has announced the sale of its billionth iPhone, a milestone for the company as it seeks to keep momentum in a competitive smartphone market.

Arthur Goldstuck: How BlackBerry is refusing to die

2016-07-20 14:25

When Facebook announced earlier this year that it would end support for WhatsApp on BlackBerry phones, it looked like a death warrant. But the company plans to fight for its users.

BlackBerry halts production of its Classic smartphone

2016-07-06 07:19

BlackBerry said that it will stop making its Classic smartphone, less than two years after launching it with much fanfare

Vodacom unveils new branded VR headset, phones

2016-07-05 14:53

South Africa’s biggest mobile network by subscribers, Vodacom, has launched its first ever branded virtual reality headset along with new smartphones.

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.

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