Google finally confirms something people have long suspected — dark mode on Android phones saves battery life

2018-11-09 20:49

The dark mode option changes the primary colour theme of an app to the colour black.

Samsung may have already figured out a way to eliminate smartphone notches

2018-10-26 09:26

Samsung is potentially taking the opportunity to out-design Apple's iPhones.

Apple is making some helpful updates to the way you get iPhone notifications in iOS 12 — here are all the ways your phone will change

2018-09-22 17:19

The update changes the way you receive notifications on your phone, arguably improving one of the worst features of iPhones.

Google apologises for accidentally changing settings on some people's smartphones without their knowledge or consent

2018-09-19 08:06

It might have been an accident, but it raises the question of what kind of control Google has over people's smartphones.

The 20 best smartphones in the world

2018-08-29 12:54

There are now two R14,000-odd smartphones on the list, but neither of them have the top spot.

Three things we loved about Nokia’s ‘comeback’ 8 Sirocco - and three things we hated

2018-08-07 12:58

Curved glass and displays turned out to be uncomfortable to use, though it looks pretty.

In a bizarre twist, Fortnite is reportedly heading to Android as an exclusive to a brand-new Samsung phone

2018-08-01 10:36

It looks like "Fortnite" will arrive on Android as a one-month exclusive to a still-unreleased Samsung phone.

Google killed its adorable blob emojis, and it's a huge mistake

2018-07-04 18:22

Google's cute blob faces have been replaced with normal-looking emojis.

Everything I loved and hated about using HTC's new R10,500 flagship smartphone, the U12+

2018-06-17 12:22

HTC's new flagship smartphone, the HTC U12+, has several futuristic and high-end features like squeezable edges, dual cameras, and a large display. But the phone also has a lot of shortcomings — and it costs about R10,500.


Samsung has a new foldable smartphone — here's how it works

2018-11-08 09:22

It has a new type of display called "Infinity Flex."

Samsung's new Galaxy S10 may have two front-facing cameras and a 3D face scanner

2018-10-30 09:44

The Samsung Galaxy S10 could be the most futuristic phone out there.

If you have an Android phone, Microsoft just made Windows 10 your new best friend

2018-10-03 13:35

If you have an Android phone, the Windows 10 October 2018 update will let you text and move photos.

5 new Google gadgets that leaked ahead of the company's big October event

2018-09-22 12:14

Google is hosting a Made By Google event on October 9 in New York City, where the company is expected to announce new devices including two new Pixel 3 smartphones, a Chromebook tablet, a Home Hub smart device, and more.

Watch: A new lifelike child robot can talk about his feelings

2018-09-17 14:01

A Japan academic has invented a robot that looks like something straight out of a dystopian sci-fi film.

How Samsung's new Galaxy Note 9 compares with last year's Galaxy Note 8

2018-08-11 07:44

The Galaxy Note 9 is bigger, heavier, and costs at least $70 (R980) more than last year's model, putting it on par with the iPhone X as one of the most expensive smartphones you can buy.

Samsung just accidentally posted a video to YouTube that reveals more details about the Galaxy Note 9

2018-08-03 18:11

Samsung just accidentally leaked details about the Galaxy Note 9, less than a week before it's set to unveil the new phone. 

Google secretly tried to stop the probe into Android a year before its record R68 billion fine

2018-07-23 12:53

Google tried to settle with the European Commission over the probe into Android a year before it was hit with a fine.

Samsung smartphone users are reporting that their photos are randomly being sent to contacts without their knowledge

2018-07-03 17:52

Specifically, the photos were sent over Samsung's stock text messaging app.

One crazy statistic shows how incredibly big 'Fortnite' has become in less than a year

2018-06-14 09:55

More than 125 million people may have played "Fortnite" since its launch in July 2017. .

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