Owners of 5G-ready devices have long wait to full 5G
Limited 5G coverage and high-priced 5G devices are among the factors that will hinder the growth of SA’s 5G smartphone market, say analysts.
Apple finally joins 5G smartphone race with new iPhones
The technology giant enters the mobile 5G market, launching its flagship smartphones: the iPhone 12 and 12 Mini, alongside the 12 Pro range.
Contact tracing apps uptake tipped to grow beyond COVID
The market for these applications is expected to benefit in the short-term, with governments around the world investing in their own mobile apps.
Apple debuts iPad Air 4, Apple One subscription service
Apple launches the iPad Air 4, a revamped version of its most affordable iPad range, alongside a new subscription service and the Watch Series 6.
Govt app looks to prevent second wave of COVID-19 infections
The health department unveils the COVID Alert SA app in the hopes to combat a second wave of infections of the deadly virus.
Android app developers sue Google over Play Store monopoly
A lawsuit seeks to recoup losses suffered by Android app developers for monetary injuries they claim to have experienced due to Google’s anti-competitive practices.
Huawei sees eight-fold increase in e-commerce sales
Sales on Huawei’s e-commerce site have increased by 805% in the past three months, as lockdown awakens SA’s appetite for online shopping.
Huawei dislodges Samsung as top smartphone maker in Q2
The Chinese company shipped more smartphones worldwide than any other vendor for the first time in Q2 2020, says market analyst firm Canalys.
Siya Kolisi partners with iStore to drive digital learning
Apple’s iStore SA collaborates with iSchoolAfrica and Springboks captain Siya Kolisi to support matrics with e-learning kits and run online workshops.