5G is going to make your cellphone faster than you can believe - and it is also going to be very expensive in South Africa

2018-03-07 07:50

A failure to move to digital television signals is going to cost South Africa when mobile speeds a thousand times faster than today's best become available – soon.

The smartest piece of Samsung’s new Galaxy S9 phone is a decades-old component

2018-02-26 18:34

Samsung is the last of the major smartphone makers to include a headphone jack in its flagship phones, the Galaxy S series. The Galaxy S9 is no exception.

Virtual aide market a 'wildfire' at CES gadget show

2018-01-09 06:00

Voice-commanded virtual assistants packed into speakers and other devices will be a "game-changing" trend this year, Consumer Electronics Show researchers say.

Free smartphone offer 'won't compromise your data'

2017-11-10 07:06

User information will be kept safe, promises a retailer which is giving away smartphones as part of a programme to disrupt the traditional mobile business model.

Vodacom surprised at Competition Commission investigation

2017-10-04 16:04

Vodacom said it was aware of the investigation and was "committed to fully cooperating with the commission".

Vodacom's claim to be SA's best network is justified - ad authority

2017-07-21 15:09

The Advertising Standards Authority has dismissed a competitor complaint lodged by MTN against advertising in which Vodacom claims to be "SA's Best Network".

Nokia 3310 to land in SA soon

2017-05-29 18:11

In a surprise move, HMD - the new home of Nokia mobile phones - has announced the highly anticipated 3310's imminent availability in South Africa.

Samsung investigating Galaxy S8 'iris hack'

2017-05-24 13:21

Samsung Electronics is investigating claims by a German hacking group that it fooled the iris recognition system of the new flagship Galaxy S8 device.

How Samsung's Galaxy S8 goes beyond the Edge

2017-04-03 15:20

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices are some of the most anticipated releases of 2017, after the company’s debacle with the fire-prone Note 7 launch last year.


Tencent CEO urges ID link for Hong Kong and Chinese citizens

2018-03-05 06:42

Tencent chairperson wants the Chinese government to link ID documents with a system using a mobile phone to boost trade between Hong Kong and the mainland.

Vodacom restores connectivity after call glitch

2018-01-19 11:43

Vodacom says it has resolved issues which plagued its network in Gauteng, affecting customers' calls on Friday morning.

#MondayMotivation: 3 savvy fashion apps to up your style game

2017-12-11 09:14

Seamless shopping, on-demand styling tips and up-to-the-minute fashion lingo at your fingertips.

Retail chain offers SA free smartphones

2017-10-19 09:14

Customers are set to get free smartphones with the purchase of an R850 grocery hamper as part of a new business model that seeks to upend traditional smartphone distribution networks.

'Vodacom stop stealing from us!' - Twitter users react to lost data

2017-08-22 11:49

If you're totally confused about the Vodacom data saga, we've put together a short synopsis, and some online reaction.

Vodacom CEO calls R34.6bn Safaricom deal transformative

2017-07-18 10:31

Vodacom shareholders have voted in favour of the acquisition of an indirect stake in Kenya’s Safaricom.

Mobile devices becoming a favourite target for ransomware

2017-05-24 10:49

Ransomware on mobile devices has trebled in the first quarter of 2017, according to cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab.

Italian court rules mobile phone caused tumour

2017-04-20 21:11

In a potentially landmark case, an Italian court has ruled that excessive, work-related use of a mobile phone caused an executive to develop a benign brain tumour.

Feature phones make huge African comeback

2017-03-28 15:25

Smartphone sales in Africa are slowing down as feature phones drive growth on the continent.

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