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.

Online child sex-abuse linked to falling phone prices

2018-02-15 20:53

Wider access to smartphones and super-fast internet access are giving rise to a disturbing trend: a surge in on-demand, live-streaming online child sexual abuse.

BlackBerry, Baidu partner to work on driver-less car software

2018-01-04 18:48

BlackBerry's efforts to push into self-driving cars has taken a new step forward as it signed a deal with Chinese internet giant Baidu to work together on automotive software.

7 ways to put your smartphone on a data diet

2017-12-22 09:23

With so many apps running simultaneously on smartphones, it is easy to lose track of specific apps' data usage. But these tips could turn you into the ultimate data saver.

What to expect at today's Google smartphone launch

2017-10-04 15:39

Tech giant Google will release its highly anticipated Pixel 2 and 2 XL smartphones on Wednesday.

You could soon see who likes you on Tinder even before swiping right

2017-09-06 20:10

The dynamic of the world’s most popular dating app Tinder could change if the service allows people to see who likes them, even before they swipe right.


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.

PICS: LG files latest patent for folding smartphone

2018-01-22 22:00

LG has become the latest company to hint at a mobile phone with a bendable display - as companies show an inkling toward folding phones.

WhatsApp to stop working on some smartphones on New Year's Eve

2017-12-27 12:23

WhatsApp support for BlackBerry OS, including BlackBerry 10, and Windows Phone 8 will cease by the end of the year.

How much are teens really sleeping?

2017-10-24 10:30

The more time students reported spending online, the less sleep they got, according to a recent study.

From smartphones to software - is BlackBerry back?

2017-09-28 21:39

BlackBerry shares have soared after record software revenue helped earnings beat analysts’ estimates.

Android co-founder has a plan to cure our smartphone addiction

2017-08-18 21:00

Playground Global's Andy Rubin is working on solving the tendency to check one's phone every five minutes.

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