Intel ditches 5G smartphone modem business

Following an agreement to dismiss all litigation between Apple and Qualcomm, Intel says it will exit the 5G smartphone modem business.


Weak smartphone, chip markets hurt Samsung

The electronics company expects first quarter sales to be 14% lower than last year's first quarter, as it faces stiff competition from different fronts.


Smart devices invade the home

Nearly 1.6 billion smart home devices will be shipped globally by 2023, as smart assistants and entertainment systems become integrated throughout the home.

26 Mar

Apple reveals news, gaming subscription services

The tech company launches Apple Arcade and News+ subscription services for Apple customers that will provide access to hundreds of original games and news titles.

25 Mar

Apple unveils its own credit card

Apple announces a credit card offering that does not charge fees, helps users manage their finances better and gives cash-back rewards.

Feb 22, 2019

South Africa bought more smartphones in 2018

The local smartphone market grew 7.2% year-on-year in 2018, despite a fourth quarter dip both in SA and globally, says GfK South Africa.

Feb 1, 2019

Apple hit with lawsuit, probe over FaceTime bug

It is aware of this issue and has identified a fix that will be released in a software update later this week, says Apple.

Jan 30, 2019

How Apple is losing its mojo

The company's poor results are blamed on lack of innovation and stiff competition.

Jan 29, 2019

Apple takes Group FaceTime offline amid viral bug furore

The company has taken Group FaceTime offline in an attempt to address a bug which allows users to eavesdrop on others.

Jan 29, 2019

Smartphone production to take a knock in Q1

TrendForce projections show a decline in the global smartphone market for the first quarter of 2019, with smartphone makers setting modest production targets.

Jan 23, 2019

LG brings five-camera flagship to SA

The South Korean electronics company unveils its premium LG V40 ThinQ smartphone, which will be available in SA for R12 499 in early February.

Jan 15, 2019

TrendForce predicts smartphone production decline

The decline in global smartphone production may reach 5% in 2019 if impacts from the US-China trade war worsen.

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