ARTICLES RELATING TO MOBILE

The Taiwan flag emoji has disappeared from the latest iPhone keyboard for users in Hong Kong and Macau

2019-10-07 13:42

Hong Kong and Macau users reported the the Taiwan flag emoji has disappeared for iPhone users in iOS 13.1.1 or above.

Two MTN CEOs leaving in September

2019-09-10 14:08

MTN has announced that two of its CEOs - one in Zambia and one in Cote d'Ivoire - will leave the company end of September.

Facebook just made a huge change to a fundamental feature after its R75 billion clash with the FTC

2019-09-04 12:38

For years, photos uploaded to Facebook would automatically suggest to tag people in the photo. Facebook just fundamentally changed how that works.

Google reportedly has a massive culture problem that's destroying it from the inside

2019-08-14 07:11

Google has faced issue after issue over the past several years, and it sounds like a major reason for that is the company's culture.

The 8 biggest tech disappointments in 2019 so far, from foldable smartphones to Apple's cancelled AirPower

2019-07-28 20:57

From "Anthem" to LG's rollable TV, it's been a banner year so far for letdowns in the world of technology.

Inside Microsoft's ambitious plan to build the future of Xbox, from a Netflix-style gaming service with blockbuster games to brand-new consoles

2019-06-19 10:52

Microsoft just laid out plans for the future of the Xbox at a massive press conference. We spoke with Xbox leader Phil Spencer immediately afterward.

Huawei is planning to drop Google's operating system as soon as next month after being barred from working with US companies

2019-05-29 08:47

In the wake of Huawei's blacklisting by the US government, the world's second-largest smartphone maker is signalling plans to drop Google's Android.

There's a wild conspiracy theory that Facebook listens to your private phone calls, and it just won’t go away

2019-05-19 16:10

There's a belief that Facebook is listening through your phone and then serving ads based on your life. But evidence suggests this is not true.

Meet the shadowy security firm from Israel whose technology is believed to be at the heart of the massive WhatsApp hack

2019-05-14 21:27

The NSO Group's "Pegasus" software is believed to be at the heart of a major new spyware attack that affects billions of people.

 

From Alexa-powered smart glasses to a serious AirPods competitor: These are the 8 craziest and coolest new gadgets Amazon unveiled in an hours-long event on Wednesday

2019-09-26 14:43

On Wednesday, Amazon announced a mess of new stuff — from an Alexa-powered smart oven to a set of wireless headphones aimed directly at AirPods users.

The Nintendo Switch is getting one of the world's most popular games: 'Overwatch'

2019-09-05 18:28

The news was officially announced on Wednesday afternoon during a YouTube news broadcast from Nintendo, named Nintendo Direct.

SUNDAY READ: 'There was talk of this new cellular' - Vodacom exec Carol Hall on her rise to the top

2019-08-04 09:48

Having started her career in sales at Vodacom in 1994, Carol Hall later became the first female managing executive of a region. She shares more on her journey of climbing up the corporate ladder, and the priorities for her new role.

Want to get rid of Facebook for good? Here's how to do it.

2019-07-28 20:50

Between user privacy issues and political scandals, many people are looking to break up with Facebook — for good. Follow this guide and you can too.

Instagram head denies widely-held belief that Instagram and Facebook listen in through smartphones

2019-06-26 11:11

Instagram denies the persistent belief that it's listening in on users. "Doing so would be super problematic for a lot of different reasons."

Twitter is looking for someone to be its next 'Tweeter-in-chief'

2019-05-29 10:52

Love to tweet? You could be the next face of Twitter, on Twitter! All you have to do is really, really, REALLY understand what Twitter is all about.

Telkom added 4.5 million users by piggybacking on the competition – and selling data for R50 less per gig than Vodacom

2019-05-27 10:31

Mobile now accounts for 25.7% of Telkom’s overall revenue, compared to 3.2% in 2013.

A new, free 'Minecraft' game was just revealed, and it takes major cues from the wildly popular 'Pokémon Go' phenomenon

2019-05-18 14:53

Like "Pokémon Go" before it, "Minecraft Earth" is a free-to-play, smartphone-only game that's intended to get players exploring the world around them.

Mobile political campaigns 'alienate, frustrate' SA voters, says new study

2019-05-09 13:04

Mobile political campaigns could be useful in informing voters on parties, but could also be alienating and frustrating them, says a researcher.

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