Apple's new iOS update probably won't break your repaired iPhone – but you should wait before updating anyway

2018-04-18 10:18

iPhone 8 users reported broken screens after Apple’s latest iOS 11.3 software update.

Estate duty, luxury goods tax to rise

2018-02-21 14:37

Wealthier South Africans are set to contribute more to the national purse, after Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba announced an increase in estate duty and higher excise taxes on luxury goods.

5 data-saving hacks every South African should know

2017-08-22 14:40

Whether it's on your phone or your home Wi-Fi network, data doesn’t come cheap (especially when it mysteriously disappears from your account...). Let’s look at what munches your megs – and what you can do about it.

Are you addicted to your phone?

2017-07-04 09:01

Many smartphone owners have trouble disconnecting from the internet, obsessively checking and re-checking their devices. As a result, people are opting for digital detoxes in order to reconnect with the real world.

Global advertising spend - the winners and losers

2016-09-11 16:47

Digital advertising spend, which is driven by cellphones, online video, social media and programmatic, is significantly outpacing the growth of all other media.

Why networks are becoming ‘just data pipes’

2015-11-27 14:53

A Fin24 user has explained why he thinks networks are just becoming all about the data.

Vodacom’s chief financial officer quits

2015-07-27 10:06

South Africa’s biggest mobile network Vodacom has announced that its chief financial officer Ivan Dittrich has resigned from the company.

Memory problems for kids who use cellphones

2014-10-27 13:07

Survey results reveal that a large amount of SA's kids have cellphones.

Cellphones to alert Filipinos to disasters

2014-06-29 17:02

Filipinos will in future receive early warnings of impending disasters such as storms, tsunamis or other calamities on cellphones.


Screen time and your kids: how much is too much?

2018-03-28 15:57

If you haven’t done it with your own child, you’ve probably seen another parent do it. In a restaurant, in a waiting room, maybe even in church.

Personal cellphones banned in West Wing

2018-01-04 17:00

The White House has announced that its staff and visitors will no longer be allowed to use personal cellphones in the West Wing, the nerve centre of the American executive branch.

Technology and justice

2017-08-02 12:52

Camera and cellphone footage have provided solid evidence of various police shootings in the US which resulted in black members of the public being killed. But can tech really help bring the guilty to book?

Vodacom goes on Safari

2017-05-25 11:20

The mobile communications company plans to buy a significant stake in Kenyan mobile player Safaricom, which will make East Africa a much stronger hub for Vodacom.

How mobile phones are disrupting teaching and learning in Africa

2016-05-23 11:46

Gina Porter tells us why cellphones in school are not always a good thing.

Consumers shower and sleep with smartphones

2015-07-29 14:21

One in six smartphone users said they used their phones while showering, and more than half said they would reach for the smartphone before saving their cat in the event of a fire.

Telkom 'mulls' selling phone towers

2015-02-06 09:23

The phone company is seeking to cut costs on a struggling mobile service and is considering a sale of a network of telephone towers in the country, according to a report.

Can iPads cause allergies in kids?

2014-07-15 12:32

Covering an iPad's metal surfaces with a form-fitting case may be a quick an easy solution to skin allergies caused by nickel exposure.

These teens are addicted to their cellphones

2014-05-19 15:19

"Let me just follow Justin Bieber really quick."

Kids and cellphones

2014-04-02 07:47

When is a child old enough to have a phone? Arthur Goldstuck gives guidelines.

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