After conquering the world, smartphone faces uncertain future

2018-11-13 08:13

What is next for the smartphone, which has become the hottest-selling consumer device around the world in just over a decade?

Could a dead finger be used to unlock a phone?

2018-08-30 10:56

Does your phone unlock with your fingerprint? We decided to find out if a dead finger would work…

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is now available in SA – here's how you can get yours first

2018-08-23 16:56

South Africans can get their new Note 9 for R18,999 in cash, or on contract from cellular providers. Here are all the deals.

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.

Apple, Samsung resolve smartphone design fight after 7 years

2018-06-28 05:15

The string of lawsuits started in 2011 after Steve Jobs threatened to go “thermonuclear" on rivals that used the Android operating system and accused Samsung of “slavishly” copying the iPhone design.

There's a less stressful way to get smartphone notifications — and turning them off is not the answer

2018-04-15 10:02

Batching notifications into sets three times a day made people in a study happier, less stressed, feeling more productive, and more in control.

Samsung's long-awaited foldable phone might release in 2018 — here are 7 things to expect from the Galaxy X

2018-03-30 10:32

We've pulled together a list based on patents and hearsay.

New SA app lets users get help from celeb 'gurus'

2018-03-13 10:00

Despite it still being in its infancy, several SA celebs have downloaded an app geared towards getting advice from "gurus".

SA one of the top five spam-plagued countries

2018-03-08 21:00

SA has been identified as one of the top five spam-plagued countries in the world, with most spam calls coming from telemarketing and financial institutions.

10 smartphone camera features that make you feel like a professional photographer

2018-02-22 18:04

If you've ever taken a stellar shot on your smartphone, you may have one or more of these features to thank.


Samsung is hinting that it will reveal its long-awaited foldable phone today

2018-11-07 06:06

It looks like Samsung is ready to unveil — or at least offer a few details — about its foldable smartphone.

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.

Can Samsung's Note9 dethrone the best smartphone in SA?

2018-08-09 18:04

South Korean electronics manufacturer, Samsung will on Thursday launch its Galaxy Note9 smartphone.

WATCH: The Mercedes-Benz CLS can be unlocked using your smartphone

2018-08-01 09:00

The Mercedes CLS is the first model to be fitted with a mobile key, where you can use your iPhone or Android handset to open and lock it.

Six months later, Google's Pixel 2 is still one of the best phones in the world

2018-05-28 11:27

Google's Pixel 2 smartphone is a delight to use: It takes excellent photos, operates quickly, and looks great. Aside from a single issue — the lack of a headphone jack — it's the perfect smartphone.

Apple is said to work on touchless control, curved iPhone screen

2018-04-04 14:01

The tech giant is said to be working on touchless gesture control and curved screens for future iPhones, projects that may help it differentiate its most-important product in an increasingly crowded market.

REVIEWED: BlackBerry KEYOne offers convenience with buttons

2018-03-20 18:01

The BlackBerry KEYone is among one of the most unique smartphones available on the South African market.

This is what your smartphone is doing to your brain – and it isn't good

2018-03-10 20:11

Smartphones and social media are changing the way our brains work. Scientists are zeroing in on what's happening, and the problems may go well beyond addiction.

Sony smartphone images ahead of MWC launch

2018-02-22 18:12

Leaked images of smartphones expected to be launched by Japanese electronics manufacturer Sony have been leaked online, ahead of the company’s launch next week.

Your ultimate smartphone guide

2018-02-18 00:00

Sure, you’ve had a smartphone for ages, but do you really know the best way to save data, save your battery, edit photos or use your phone to pay for stuff? Nafisa Akabor gives us the lowdown.

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