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  • Fitbit launch first smartwatch in South Africa

    Fitbit Ionic smartwatch launches in South Africa

    October 13, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

    The Core Group has launched Fitbit’s first smartwatch in South Africa. Fitbit Ionic, a cross-platform high-end smartwatch, is available immediately from a variety of retailers across South Africa at a Recommended Retail Price of R5499. Fitbit Ionic was...

  • Top 5 reasons why Africans like Android devices

    Top 5 reasons why Africans prefer Android devices

    September 14, 2017 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on Top 5 reasons why Africans prefer Android devices

    With Apple launching their new range of devices earlier this week it has brought up the age old debate, iOS or Android? It is a decision that is often made out of preference and once the decision has been made there is seemingly little chance of that person...

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    South African Skills Marketplace App launches

    August 30, 2016 • Top StoriesComments Off on South African Skills Marketplace App launches

    With the nature of the global workforce rapidly shifting from full-time corporate work towards freelancing and project-work, a new mobile app, Kalido developed in South Africa – has been launched, intending to provide those working in this changing...

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    From an Idea to an App – How not to fail

    July 13, 2016 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on From an Idea to an App – How not to fail

    Apps fail all the time and so do ideas. It is agonizing if you are the conceiver of the idea or the developer behind the app and it’s even worse if you are both. The numbers tell me a tale that 60 % of Apps don’t even manage to break even on their...

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    KPMG launches App to streamline business in Africa

    February 12, 2015 • Company News, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on KPMG launches App to streamline business in Africa

    KPMG Global Africa Practice has launched a new Africa Business App. According to the company, the new platform will provide businesses and investors with access to the latest Africa information about doing business across the continent. “With the KPMG...

  • 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 on New app turns travel book into audio

    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 on Airtel signs app deal with Manchester United

    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 • Online & SocialComments 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...

  • 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 on Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas launched on iOS

    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 on South Africa: Games now available in local iOS store

    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 on Ericsson launches App Award 2014

    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 BlackBerry unveils Z30 smartphone

    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 on iOS 7 Beta 4 adds new lock screen

    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 & Social, 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 on Pacific Rim gets mobile game tie-in

    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 on Deus Ex: The Fall coming to iOS

    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...