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  • A new app released by South African author and journalist Peter Delmar is the first to turn a local travel book into a location-aware audio application. (image: supplied)

    New app turns travel book into audio

    April 16, 2014 • StartupsComments Off

    A new app released by South African author and journalist Peter Delmar is the first to turn a local travel book into a location-aware audio application. The free Android and iOS Platinum Road app contains over an hour’s storytelling narrated by Radio...

  • Manchester United inks deal with Airtel. (Image credit: http://www.sportal.com.au/)

    Airtel signs app deal with Manchester United

    March 11, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off

    Mobile operator Bharti Airtel and popular English football club, Manchester United, have announced details of a new mobile application designed to get its energetic fans in Africa closer to the club. Manchester United’s new Club application offers...

  • 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

    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...

  • Rockstar has announced that their hugely-popular Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas console title is now available for iOS device (image: Rockstar)

    Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas launched on iOS

    December 13, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Games developer Rockstar has announced that its hugely-popular Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas console title is now available for iOS devices. “We’re pleased to announce that Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is now available for £4.99 on select iOS devices...

  • A screenshot of The Simpsons Tapped Out in the local iOS store (image: Apple)

    South Africa: Games now available in local iOS store

    October 17, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    South African iOS users have been missing out on popular gaming titles released on Apple’s iTunes digital distribution services, but it seems as though South African iOS users will finally be able to download and play some of the most popular titles....

  • Ericsson has announced the launch of its 2014 App Awards with key targets on students (image: Ericsson)

    Ericsson launches App Award 2014

    October 17, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    With mobile penetration projections of about 9.7 billion globally, the world is moving towards a completely digital era. People are dependent on mobile gadgets to partake in everyday living and numerous apps have made this a convenient possibility. With that...

  • The new all-touch BlackBerry Z30 smartphone (image: BlackBerry)

    BlackBerry unveils Z30 smartphone

    September 20, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    On the back of the announcement that BlackBerry’s BBM messenger will be making its way to Android and iOS devices, the Company has also announced a new handset – the BlackBerry Z30 smartphone, which is touted as “its biggest, fastest and most...

  • The beta 4 for iOS 7 added a number of changes.

    iOS 7 Beta 4 adds new lock screen

    August 1, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Following a number of delays, including the hacking of Apple’s Developer website, the company released the iOS 7 Beta 4 to developers yesterday before the big launch at a yet-undetermined time later this year – most likely it will coincide with the launch...

  • Nigerian entrepreneur Chinedu Echeruo, creator of HotStop (Image source: INC)

    Apple buys Nigerian entrepreneur’s HopStop

    July 24, 2013 • Online, Software, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (1)

    Technology giant Apple has acquired HopStop.com, the startup venture established by Nigerian entrepreneur Chinedu Echeruo, for an undisclosed amount, according to Mashable and Bloomberg. HopStop is a mobile application that provides an online city transit...

  • Pacific Rim gets mobile game tie-in

    July 12, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Reliance Games, an international developer and publisher of mobile games, today has asked gamers to pilot a giant Jaeger robot and defend Earth from invading aliens with the release of Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Pacific Rim for iOS and...

  • Deus Ex: The Fall coming to iOS

    July 9, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Square Enix yesterday announced that Deus Ex: The Fall, the winner of seven “Best Mobile/iOS Game” awards at E3 2013, will be coming to iOS devices this Thursday, 11th July. Deus Ex: The Fall will be available for $6.99/£4.99/5.99€ from the App Store...

  • It is not all Android and iOS

    May 23, 2013 • OpinionComments Off

    Within a few weeks, Mozilla – the not-for-profit company that has largely made a name for itself in the Internet space – is set to make waves in the mobile industry with the launch of a new Firefox operating system for mobile phones. The company is...

  • Xbox SmartGlass app launching on Friday

    October 23, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Microsoft has announced that their Xbox SmartGlass app will be launching on Friday, a day after the global launch of their latest operating system Windows 8. With the app, users’ phones and tablets will act as a remote control and a second screen for...

  • GoPro mobile app available on iOS

    October 10, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    GoPro’s new mobile app is now available for free download from Apple’s App Store and coming soon to Google Play. Compatible with GoPro’s best selling HD HERO2 camera, the GoPro App enables full camera control and live scene preview for easy...

  • Angry Birds transformed into Star Wars

    October 8, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Mobile games developer Rovio Entertainment has decided to combine two of the most loved franchises in history – by turning the highly-successful Angry Birds into a Star Wars-themed title. While the game will only be available on 8 November for iOS,...

  • Google updates its Google Drive for iOS and Android

    September 11, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Technology giant Google has released a number of changes to its cloud storage facility Google Drive - iOS and Android can now be used to edit Google documents. Google Drive enables users to store videos, photos, Google Docs and PDFs in the cloud....