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  • Nokia signed a patent deal with HTC (image: Nokia)

    Nokia, HTC sign patent deal

    February 10, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments (0)

    Taking a leaf from recent negotiations between Samsung and Google to share patents for the next ten years, Finnish phone maker Nokia and Taiwanese manufacturer HTC have entered into a similar agreement. “Nokia and HTC have settled all pending patent...

  • HTC's One smartphone (image: HTC)

    Did Samsung squeeze HTC out of South Africa?

    October 16, 2013 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off

    Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC announced yesterday that the brand will be closing its South African office, and as a result, will no longer operate a fully-staffed office in the region. The company revealed that it will return to a distributor model,...

  • HTC announces One mini

    July 18, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    HTC today announced the HTC One mini, a compact version of the award winning HTC One, which has redefined their smartphone experience with technologies including HTC BlinkFeed, HTC UltraPixel Camera and HTC BoomSound. Available in 181 countries and across...

  • HTC unveils their new One

    February 20, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Mobile phone maker HTC announced its new flagship smartphone, the new HTC One. Crafted with a zero-gap aluminium unibody, the new HTC One introduces HTC BlinkFeed, HTC Zoe and HTC BoomSound, key new HTC Sense innovations. “People today immerse...

  • HTC announce new Windows 8 phone

    September 20, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Handset manufacturer HTC and Microsoft have unveiled the first signature Windows Phones, the Windows Phone 8X and 8S by HTC. The smartphones feature the new Windows Phone 8 operating system and boast iconic design, studio-quality sound with Beats Audio and...

  • Shaking the Apple Tree – my observations on the strategic impact of the iPhone 5

    September 6, 2012 • OpinionComments Off

    Warning! Eight hour queues outside American iStores are forecast in late September, with a good chance of scattered product disappointment. Or the world will be blown away. Either way, the iPhone 5 is in my opinion make-or-break for Apple in the...

  • MTN brings West African board game to App Store

    March 23, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (3)

    MTN today announced that the popular board game “Oware” will soon be available on the MTN App Store. This app is a modification of the ancient board game “Oware”, which has its roots in West Africa. Also known as Ayò, Awalé, Wari, Ouri, Ouril,...

  • HTC EVO 3D available in South Africa

    November 17, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments (1)

    Phone maker HTC announced the availability of the HTC EVO 3D in South Africa. Delivering a glasses-free 3D experience, the stylishly rugged HTC EVO 3D, with the latest HTC Sense experience, makes it easy to capture and share 3D home movies and stills, with...

  • FNB mobile app processes 90 000 transactions

    September 15, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    South Africa’s First National Bank (FNB) Mobile Banking Application (app) has grown beyond industry expectations since its launch two months ago. The App now averages more than 500 downloads per day, a figure on the increase due to the recent launch on...

  • HTC takes on Apple

    September 8, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Electronics giant Apple has been on the war path for quite some time, suing almost every company it thinks has infringed on a patent. In the last couple of weeks, Apple won a case against Samsung to have the Galaxy S tablets removed from European stores. But...