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  • HTC One M9

    HTC One M9 launched at MWC 2015

    March 2, 2015 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

    At Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC), HTC unveiled its latest device – the HTC One M9. At the reveal event HTC unveiled the following specifications for its latest device. The HTC One M9 has a similar design to its predecessors, the HTC M7 and M8;...

  • HTC One M8

    HTC launches M8 smartphone into SA

    July 11, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on HTC launches M8 smartphone into SA

    HTC has ventured back into the South African market with the launch of its latest mobile device, the HTC One M8. The device is available through Vodacom stores across the country. The HTC One M8 features a quad core 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor as...

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

    Nokia, HTC sign patent deal

    February 10, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Nokia, HTC sign patent deal

    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 on Did Samsung squeeze HTC out of South Africa?

    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 on HTC announces One mini

    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 on HTC unveils their new One

    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 on HTC announce new Windows 8 phone

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

    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 on FNB mobile app processes 90 000 transactions

    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 on HTC takes on Apple

    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...

  • HTC committed to Android

    August 23, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    With Google’s plans to acquire Motorola, handset manufacturer HTC has revealed that they are not planning to move over to another operating system, opting to stay committed to Android. “It’s not the operating system, it’s the ecosystem. We think we...

  • Is the Google-Motorola deal good for business?

    August 16, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Internet giant Google announced yesterday that they had acquired Motorola Mobile for a very cool $12.5b. While it might seem like a logical business transaction for most, the deal could have a couple of unwanted consequences for handset manufacturers like...

  • Android overtakes Symbian as top smartphone OS

    January 31, 2011 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    Google’s Android has overtaken Nokia’s Symbian as the number one smartphone operating system in the fourth quarter, research firm Canalys said Monday, underscoring the rapid changes sweeping through the mobile space. Shipments of Android-based...

  • HTC launches new smartphone range with HTC Sense

    April 16, 2010 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on HTC launches new smartphone range with HTC Sense

    HTC Corporation have introduced their new smartphone range including HTC Legend, HTC Desire and HTC Smart, all available from 1 May 2010 in leading South African outlets...