ARTICLES RELATING TO SMARTPHONE

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

2019-03-05 06:32

Smartphones and social media may be changing the way our brains work.

Samsung's new folding smartphone has one bizarre, glaring flaw

2019-02-24 10:59

No one is talking about the bizarrely huge bezels on Samsung's folding phone. What's up with those bezels?!

I tested the new Blackberry Key2 at a South African tourism hotspot - and here's why I'm unimpressed

2019-01-14 06:29

The Huawei’s P20 Lite is easily a better value-for-money option.

5 ways to take better smartphone photos – including dealing with SA's harsh sunlight

2018-12-20 09:10

The average person is not able to see the difference between a smartphone photo and a picture taken on a mirrorless or DSLR camera, says South African filmmaker Miklas Manneke.

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 But the soon-to-be-outdated version may be a better deal.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.

 

Huawei launches new $2 600 foldable 5G phone to rival Samsung

2019-02-25 06:00

Huawei Technologies announced a smartphone that unfolds into a small tablet computer, potentially rendering the need to carry two separate devices obsolete.

The Google Pixel 3 XL's camera is as good as everyone says it is — here's the proof

2019-02-21 04:37

The Google Pixel 3 XL smartphone is perfect for photo and Google enthusiasts who like the size, display, and feel of a larger phone.

Apple priced itself out of shrinking Chinese smartphone market

2019-01-04 06:45

Apple’s falloff in demand for iPhones in China shows the company’s flagship product is hurt by its high price and the rise of cheaper, more comparable rival devices in the world’s biggest market.

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.

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