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  • Sony's Z2 smartphone (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Get Michael Jackson’s new album for free

    April 2, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Get Michael Jackson’s new album for free

    Recording company Epic Records announced yesterday that Sony Mobile customers of select new devices including Xperia Z2, Xperia Z2 Tablet and Xperia M2 will be able to get the King of Pop’s new album, XSCAPE, for free. “Sony Mobile will not just be...

  • BlackBerry announced an update to BBM, which added several fantastic new features for all users (image: BlackBerry)

    BBM offers free voice calls

    February 14, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on BBM offers free voice calls

    A new version of BBM will be available later today for Android, iPhone and BlackBerry customers, giving them lots of exciting new features. Android and iPhone customers will now be able to make free voice calls to BBM contacts over a Wi-Fi or data connection...

  • World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition is now available globally (image: Wargaming)

    World of Tanks now available for Xbox 360

    February 13, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on World of Tanks now available for Xbox 360

    Wargaming has today announced that World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition is now available globally. Custom built specifically for the Xbox 360, World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition brings World of Tanks’ trademark 15 versus 15 team-based tactical online tank action...

  • BlackBerry's Z10 (image: BlackBerry)

    BlackBerry updates Find Friends on BBM

    February 6, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on BlackBerry updates Find Friends on BBM

    Starting today, BBM is being updated with the Find Friends on BBM feature for iPhone and Android, allowing users to easily find their friends and contacts already using BBM. “The Find Friends feature is something that BBM users have been asking for and...

  • Rdio and Shazam announced an international expansion of their music discovery partnership to include South Africa. (image: Rdio)

    Streaming service Rdio available in South Africa

    January 29, 2014 • OnlineComments Off on Streaming service Rdio available in South Africa

    Digital music service, Rdio,  and Shazam, a media engagement company, today announced the international expansion of their music discovery partnership to include South Africa. South African users of the Free and Encore version of the Shazam App for iOS and...

  • Kenya's Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko (image: file)

    Kenya creates special cyber-crime unit

    January 19, 2014 • East Africa, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya creates special cyber-crime unit

    As cyber-crime activities across the continent cripple business and government websites, Kenya’s Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko announced last week that the country is taking steps to combat cyber-crime by forming a dedicated unit....

  • South African president Jacob Zuma on Thursday night delivered his annual State of the Nation address (Image Credit: World Economic Forum)

    Free Wi-Fi areas for South Africans – Zuma

    January 13, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Free Wi-Fi areas for South Africans – Zuma

    South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma unveiled the African National Congress’s 2014 election manifesto in Nelspruit, South Africa over the weekend. During the event President Zuma announced that the ruling party would endeavour to provide the nation with...

  • Bob Collymore, CEO, Safaricom (Image source: File)

    Safaricom’s offer to schools in Kenya

    November 6, 2013 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Safaricom’s offer to schools in Kenya

    Kenyan mobile service provider Safaricom this week announced that they will supply free broadband access to schools across the country. The move coincides with the Company’s rollout of government-supplied laptop computers to learners. The company made...

  • South African learners lobby for free Wikipedia access

    December 12, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on South African learners lobby for free Wikipedia access

    A group of grade 11 learners at Sinenjongo High School, Joe Slovo Park, Cape Town is leading the charge for free cellphone access to Wikipedia in South Africa. The learners have sent a letter to the four mobile network operators, Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and 8ta,...

  • Free Internet bundles for MTN SA customers

    November 9, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    With the continued success of its Mahala offering, MTN South Africa has now introduced a Mahala Data promotion that gives customers free additional value on their Internet bundles as the company continues to focus on addressing South Africa’s growing...

  • Garmin SA provides free lifetime maps

    October 11, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments (1)

    Garmin Southern Africa has announced what everyone has been waiting for – free lifetime maps. This offer of a lifetime is available to South African consumers when they purchase a Garmin Personal Navigation Device preloaded with City Navigator Southern...

  • SA’s 8ta launching free LTE trial

    October 4, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on SA’s 8ta launching free LTE trial

    8ta has reached a critical milestone in its plans to deliver the next generation of mobile technology as the mobile operator extends an invitation to qualifying customers to partake in a free Long Term Evolution (LTE) trial. Customers within 8ta’s LTE...

  • SA’s Cell C to give back 100% of airtime

    October 4, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SA’s Cell C to give back 100% of airtime

    South African mobile service provider Cell C has launched its Free Weekend Special prepaid promotion that offers 99 Cents For Real customers 100% of their weekly recharge value back in airtime to use over the weekends. For every Rand that a customer...

  • 30% of users store their passwords on smartphones

    August 15, 2012 • SecurityComments Off on 30% of users store their passwords on smartphones

    More and more people are storing their most valuable data on mobile devices. According to a survey conducted by О+К Research in May 2012 for Kaspersky Lab, 30% of users store confidential information – including passwords to social network accounts and...

  • Globacom rolls out 110 000 free police telephone lines

    July 9, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Globacom rolls out 110 000 free police telephone lines

    Nigerian telecommunication provider Globacom has installed 110 000 toll-free lines within the country’s police force, which will help officers to combat crime and stay in contact with their families.   Globacom’s spokesperson Babatunde Amunikoro said...

  • Orange Uganda grants free access to Wikipedia

    April 6, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Ugandans who subscribe to Orange Uganda’s network can now access Wikipedia for free, according to the company publicist, Patience Tindyebwa. “Any customer with an Orange SIM and mobile Internet enabled phone will be able to access Wikipedia, the...