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Telkom promises faster network

The operator has successfully concluded testing using an advanced multiple antenna system, called Massive MIMO, which promises much faster 4G speeds and a step towards 5G.

Apple leads global smartphone market

Apple captured first place with 19% global market share, nudging Samsung into second position.

Device shipments to increase by 2.1% in 2018

29 Jan

The mobile phone and premium ultra-mobile market will drive overall growth of device shipments, says Gartner.

eSIM expected to end international roaming

Jan 22, 2018

Roaming has between three to five years before extinction.

Newland is keeping people on the move

The EM20 barcode scanner is particularly easy and straight-forward in use, making it intuitive, even for the most inexperienced commuter, says Newland ID.

VeryKool handsets available in SA

Jan 9, 2018

Local businessman Hloni Theko has acquired 51% of VeryKool Africa and has launched the new line to South Africans.

Samsung on track for record fourth quarter earnings

Jan 5, 2018

Samsung is expected to forecast a record quarterly profit, its semiconductors and screens are snapped up.

Apple apologises for slowing iPhones

Dec 29, 2017

Apple says it will be slashing prices for battery replacements and will change its software to show users whether their phone battery is good.

Apple shares drop after report on weak iPhone X demand

Dec 28, 2017

The iPhone manufacturer shares and those of its suppliers fell this week after a report suggested the demand for the new iPhone X could fall below expectations.

Mobile broadband usage when travelling in Africa

Dec 14, 2017

Hippo gives four tips that will keep you connected while travelling around Africa, and not leave you with an enormous bill to pay on your return.

Huawei brings its own app store to Africa

Dec 8, 2017

Smartphones from the Chinese manufacturer will now come pre-installed with a Huawei-unique app store for localised apps.

Qualcomm backs Android Oreo

Android Oreo (Go edition) is expected to be available in early 2018, running on devices based on Snapdragon mobile platforms.