ARTICLES RELATING TO CELLPHONE

Vandalism of South Africa's cellphone network nearly doubles during load shedding

2019-10-16 10:15

Eskom implemented stage 2 loadshedding on Wednesday - the first time since March.

MTN had high hopes for its super-cheap R249 phone - so far, fewer than 90,000 have been sold in SA

2019-08-21 08:47

MTN started selling its new super-cheap "smeature phone" in April this year.

BAN ON HOME AFFAIRS OFFICIALS USING CELLPHONES

2019-02-12 22:00

The verdict is clear: Home Affairs officials who are on the frontline are not allowed to use their cellphones. And citizens can call out any officials who provide bad service.

Why you should buy the iPhone X today - even though a new model is probably coming to SA next month

2018-08-24 17:22

Apple is expected to release three new iPhones in September, including a cheaper version with an LCD screen. But the soon-to-be-outdated version may be a better deal.

Do I really need to get cellphone insurance?

2018-07-09 08:56

Here’s why you do and how to go about getting it.

Don’t wait for cellphone bill shock

2018-03-11 09:58

If you’re a contract customer, you should ensure that your package suits your needs – because cellphone service providers are unlike to do it on your behalf.

'Only an idiot uses a phone while driving' - hard-hitting SA road safety ad

2017-12-15 17:50

Driving while using your cellphone, even if you're recording friendly banter between you and your mate, is incredibly dangerous as a hard-hitting SA video shows. WARNING: Graphic

Should young children own cellphones?

2017-09-19 13:09

Could your child's cellphone make them more vulnerable to cyberbullying? The experts weigh in.

New 3310 gateway to Nokia smartphones

2017-06-05 09:01

Nokia hopes to lure consumers to their smartphones using the nostalgic 3310 as a gateway, a Nokia executive told Fin24 in an interview.

 

Samsung has new wallpapers that hide the Galaxy Note 10 notch – take a look

2019-08-22 21:19

Samsung asked popular Instagram illustrators to make the wallpapers, like Ketnipz and Gemma Correll.

How your cellphone charger could electrocute you

2019-07-30 15:29

If the electrical transfer from a cellphone charger isn't properly contained, unsuspecting phone users can end up shocked, burned and even hospitalised.

SA cellphone repair company WeFix is firing 30 people – and struggling to stay out of bankruptcy

2018-12-18 16:31

The company, previously called iFix, is closing down six of its more than 24 stores.

#DataMustFall: ANC concerned about 'digital divide in SA', inquiry hears

2018-10-19 19:29

The ANC is concerned about the digital divide in South Africa due to high data costs and has joined mobile service providers in the call for “more spectrum”.

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.

3 ways to avoid getting 'text neck' from your cellphone

2018-05-05 18:00

Looking down at your phone when writing text messages can cause problems along the whole of your spine.

That moment when your phone dies…

2018-02-27 14:52

An app that brings together random strangers for fleeting online chats when their phones’ batteries are about to give out, highlights how attached we’ve become to these devices.

Do we need a break from our smartphones?

2017-10-23 11:00

Being available 24/7 for calls, texts and emails may have a negative effect on our lives.

Will cellphone radiation harm my unborn baby?

2017-09-08 09:18

Scared that the radiation of your cellphone might harm your unborn baby? New research gives us the answer.

Safer cars, hazardous roads: Distracted driving on the rise

2016-10-18 07:24

Despite the increase in car safety technologies, crashes and fatalities on the road are increasing, reports Property Casualty Insurers.

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