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.

Oct 18, 2018

New Huawei Mate 20 Pro packs in high-end features

The Chinese smartphone manufacturer unveils its new phablet device, the Mate 20 Pro, which features three cameras and an in-screen fingerprint sensor.


From amateur to pro photographer

The Huawei P20 series offers a revolutionary professional photography experience through an easy-to-use smartphone.

Feb 26, 2018

Worldwide sales of smartphones record first-ever decline

Huawei and Xiaomi were the only smartphone vendors to achieve year-on-year unit growth in Q4 of 2017.

Nov 3, 2017

Vigitech launches Tinitell in SA

The new wearable will enable parents to track children's whereabouts without being invasive, says Tinitell founder and CEO Mats Horn.

Mar 24, 2017

Hisense unveils hardy smartphone

The new mid-range Hisense C30 Rock smartphone costs less than R5?000, and is water- and dust-proof.

Sep 28, 2016

BlackBerry outsourcing smartphone design

The Canadian tech company will outsource all internal hardware development and rather focus on software and services.?

Sep 21, 2016

Google gets more time to counter EU charge on Android

The company has been given an extra three weeks to respond to €EU antitrust charges that it abused its dominant position with Android.

Jul 26, 2016

Electronics retailers ride Pokémon Go wave

Retailers see sales jump in mobile charging equipment since the release of Pok mon Go, which rapidly depletes batteries.

Jul 12, 2016

'Water-resistant' Galaxy fails water test

Samsung's Galaxy S7 Active smartphone failed two separate water tests to verify its water resistance.

Jul 6, 2016

BlackBerry ditches Classic, adding to smartphone future doubts

Analysts doubt BlackBerry be able to keep its handsets business going or sell it to another company.


Samsung set for best quarter in over two years

A surge in earnings is expected on the back of robust sales of Galaxy S7 smartphones.

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