BlackBerry is ‘still hot’, say Fin24 users

2015-09-29 11:10

Local BlackBerry fans haven’t been put off by Google Android and Apple iOS’s dramatic rise over the last five years.

Lenovo expands Yoga tablet range in SA

2015-01-28 16:12

Chinese PC maker Lenovo has launched its next generation Yoga tablets in South Africa as the company seeks securing its dominance over the local computer market.

Hearing-aid apps pump up the volume

2014-03-10 18:16

New smartphone apps that link to hearing aids are helping people with impaired hearing to pump up the volume on their devices or to use them as headphones to stream phone calls, YouTube videos and music.

US court revives Apple-Motorola gripe

2013-08-08 09:33

A US appeals court has revived an Apple smartphone patent complaint against Motorola Mobility.

iPhone Google Maps lags Android version

2013-02-06 23:24

Google Maps for iPhone is strong on directions, but lacks some features of the Android version.

US seizes pirate website domains

2012-08-22 22:12

US authorities have seized three website domain names involved in distribution of pirated Android phone apps, in the first such action involving mobile app marketplaces.

Nokia pins hopes on Windows smartphone

2012-02-27 21:23

Nokia has unveiled a cheap, new smartphone and a high-resolution camera handset at the Barcelona trade show.


UPDATE: Google apologises over Android ‘urinating’ on Apple logo

2015-04-24 16:07

An image of an Android bot urinating on an Apple logo in Google Maps is causing a stir online.

Xiaomi's India smartphone ban exposes wider risk

2014-12-15 19:25

The court order that banned Chinese mobile maker Xiaomi from selling its phones in India has halted its breakneck expansion into the world's fastest growing phone market.

Android gains in key markets

2014-01-27 19:40

The Android smartphone platform has extended its lead over Apple's iPhone in key markets including the United States, Europe and China.

Half of US adults own smartphones

2013-06-05 21:05

More than half of American adults own a smartphone, including about 80% of those in the 18 to 34 age group, a survey shows.

Samsung also reveals Android camera

2012-11-29 19:13

Samsung is taking aim at its rivals with an Android-powered digital camera that allows users to swiftly and wirelessly upload pictures to social networking sites.

Android phones open to hacking

2012-07-26 22:19

Hacking experts have demonstrated ways to attack Android smartphones using methods they said work on virtually all such devices in use today, despite recent efforts by search engine giant Google to boost protection.

500 000 more Android devices daily

2011-06-28 21:33

More than 500 000 devices running Google's Android software are being activated every day.

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