Spotify financials in tune for listing

In preparing for a direct listing, Spotify discloses its financial data for the first time, showing rising revenue and relatively steady operating costs.

Truecaller Backup provides cloud safety net

The new feature from the spam blocking app lets Android users restore all contacts, call histories and block lists automatically using Google Drive.

Smartphone fingerprint scanning heads to mainstream

Jan 12, 2018

In-display fingerprint sensors are expected to make a breakthrough this year, with vendors likely to embed this technology, says TrendForce.

LG backs AI innovation

DeepThinQ 1.0 was developed with the establishment of the group's Artificial Intelligence Lab, in South Korea, to accelerate research into AI.

Google debuts space-saving app

Dec 6, 2017

Files Go helps users free up space on their smartphones so devices work faster and files are easier to find.

GovChat apps coming soon

Nov 23, 2017

App versions of the government chat tool will be available on Android and iOS early next year.

Skype pulled from Apple, Android China app stores

Nov 22, 2017

Microsoft's Internet call and messaging service disappears from app stores in China, in the latest setback for a foreign tech service in the country.

Nokia launches low-cost smartphone in SA

Nov 14, 2017

The Nokia 2 is now available in SA and will sell for the recommended retail price of R1?699.

Veza app aims to eliminate business card collection

Nov 7, 2017

The new app allows entrepreneurs to ditch the normal manner of exchanging contacts via business cards.

Google offers bug bounty to clean up mobile apps

Oct 20, 2017

Security experts are offered a bounty to identify Android app flaws, as the Alphabet unit seeks to wipe out bugs from its Google Play store.

Android app lets parents control children's screen time

Oct 2, 2017

Family Link gives parents the option to remotely lock their child's phone and monitor how long they spend on it.

The great Apple bluff

Sep 15, 2017

Initially, the iPhone X looked like a dud to me. Yet on second thought, there's something else going on here.