Apple, Samsung resolve smartphone design fight after 7 years

2018-06-28 05:15

The string of lawsuits started in 2011 after Steve Jobs threatened to go “thermonuclear" on rivals that used the Android operating system and accused Samsung of “slavishly” copying the iPhone design.

Nokia on the comeback trail as it launches mid-price high spec 7 Plus in SA

2018-06-06 12:41

The brand, which once dominated the cellphone market, announced a comeback with a brand new high spec, mid-priced Android-powered smartphone in SA.

France prepares €1.5bn push to foster AI research

2018-03-29 22:00

President Emmanuel Macron is to unveil a bold plan to make France a centre of reference for artificial intelligence research, in a field dominated by US and Chinese players.

Samsung reveals when S9, S9+ will be launched in SA

2018-02-26 10:28

Electronics manufacturer Samsung has finally launched its highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ plus smartphones.

New Samsung software to enable dual cameras in cheaper smartphones

2018-02-11 19:00

South Korean electronics manufacturer Samsung has announced new software which will enable its cheaper smartphones to use dual cameras.

South Korean appeals court frees Samsung heir

2018-02-05 10:32

A South Korean appeals court has upheld Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong's bribery conviction but cut his prison sentence to a suspended term, ordering his immediate release.

Intel loses world's biggest chipmaker crown after 26 years

2018-01-04 18:48

South Korea's Samsung has overtaken US rival Intel as the world's biggest maker of semi-conductors as sales in the sector boom, a Gartner study shows.

Prosecutors demand 12-year prison term for Samsung heir Lee

2017-12-27 14:25

Prosecutors are demanding a 12-year prison term for Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong for his conviction on bribery and other charges.

MTN to give away free TVs with new contracts

2017-12-13 19:06

Mobile network provider MTN is offering customers a free 32 inch TV with the purchase of a Galaxy S8, S8 Plus or Note8 smartphone.

Gift Guide: Obliterate your Christmas bonus on these tech gadgets

2017-12-11 06:30

With Christmas fast approaching and payday coming soon as well, what better way to blow it than on unnecessary tech gadgets to make friends and family green with envy.

 

Samsung Note 9 leak drives online launch rumours

2018-06-21 07:27

Samsung is only expected to release its Galaxy Note 9 phablet in the third quarter of 2018, but phone specs have already been leaked online.

Samsung tops profit estimates, warns of weaker phone demand

2018-04-26 14:31

Samsung Electronics has beat analysts’ profit estimates on booming exports of memory chips, but warned of challenges in smartphone demand in the coming months.

How to disable Bixby button on the Samsung S9

2018-03-19 11:16

When Samsung launched the S8 smartphone last year, users bashed the Bixby button for being inconveniently placed - a year later with the launch of its latest flagship, nothing has changed.

Cobalt prices soar, but DRC's small miners see little of the gain

2018-02-22 15:27

In global markets the price of cobalt, a mineral used in batteries for high-tech products from iPhones to Tesla electric cars, has nearly tripled to $81 500 a ton in two years.

More sneak peeks of the Galaxy S9 emerge

2018-02-06 12:01

More leaked images of what the Samsung Galaxy S9 is supposed to look like have surfaced, as the device is set to launch on February 25.

Apple overtakes Samsung in shrinking smartphone market: survey

2018-02-04 15:15

Apple has overtaken Samsung in the fourth quarter as the largest smartphone producer in a declining global market for handsets, says research firm IDC.

LEAKED: Latest images of Samsung S9 and S9+

2018-01-04 13:09

A Chinese microblogging website has posted leaked images of Samsung’s highly anticipated flagship smartphones the Galaxy S9 and S9+, touted for release in February.

The best smartphones to get this festive season

2017-12-22 15:35

South Africans love smartphones. In fact, it’s estimated that 18.5-million of us own one. And as the cost of both devices and data continue to fall, demand will keep growing.

Top 10 countdown to the best phones of 2017

2017-12-12 07:43

This year was one of the most exciting for phones, with the launch of surprise devices building on the best features of previous smartphone models and a nostalgic nod to the past.

Amnesty warns companies on child labour in DRC cobalt mining

2017-11-16 15:01

Leading technology and electric car companies have been accused of failing to ensure minerals used in their products are not mined using child labour, Amnesty International has said in a report.

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