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  • Core Group is the only authorised distributor of Apple products in Africa, including Nigeria.

    Apple devices held for ransom

    June 3, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off

    Apple users should be warned as a recent cybercriminal attack has seen users have their phones and tablets held for ransom. Users have been woken with an alarm-like sound and then a message “Your device has been hacked by Oleg Pliss’ For Apple users this...

  • Core Group is the only authorised distributor of Apple products in Africa, including Nigeria.

    All iPhones in Nigeria are unauthorized

    March 21, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off

    Apple’s iPhone is one of the most desirable brands in most parts of Africa, and while South Africa has a number of authorized resellers of iPhone and Apple products, it has been revealed by Rutgers-Jan Van Spaandonk of Core Group Africa that Nigeria will...

  • Bitdefender, a creator of antivirus software solutions, announces the new Bitdefender Mobile Security for Android (image: Bitdefender)

    Bitdefender launches for Android

    February 25, 2014 • SecurityComments Off

    Bitdefender, a creator of antivirus software solutions, has announced the new Bitdefender Mobile Security for Android, fortified with smart anti-theft capabilities, enhanced privacy protection, a sleek new interface and battery-saving agility. Awarded for...

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

    BBM Channels aims to help businesses and brands

    February 20, 2014 • Company NewsComments Off

    Last week, BlackBerry announced an update to BBM, which added several fantastic new features, including BBM Channels to the Android and iPhone subscriber base. BlackBerry users have had access to BBM Channels beta for several months now.  In those months,...

  • 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

    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...

  • BlackBerry's Z10 (image: BlackBerry)

    BlackBerry updates Find Friends on BBM

    February 6, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    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...

  • Anthony Perridge, EMEA Channel Director at Sourcefire, now a part of Cisco (image: Cisco)

    iPhones change the business landscape

    January 23, 2014 • OpinionComments Off

    Seven years ago Steve Jobs stood up at Macworld, San Francisco, and announced the first iPhone in San Francisco and in doing so launched a revolution that is still having a monumental impact on the business and social world today. Up to that time a mobile...

  • Arik Air launches mobile App

    Nigeria’s Arik Air launches mobile, tablet app

    January 2, 2014 • Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off

    Leading Nigerian airline Arik Air has launched a mobile and tablet booking app. The new app once installed will allow passengers book and pay for tickets. A statement released by the airline’s spokesperson, Ola Adebanji, said the app would present...

  • BBM for Android  (image: iMore)

    BBM Channels now available for BlackBerry users

    November 27, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Today BBM Channels, a forum for active, real conversations between people, brands and communities, will be made available for BlackBerry users on BlackBerry OS 5 and above and BlackBerry 10 through BlackBerry World. BlackBerry users can simply update to the...

  • BBM for Android  (image: iMore)

    10-million downloads of BBM for Android

    October 24, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    In just 24 hours BBM has been downloaded over 10 million times by Android and iPhone users, one of the best single-day openings for a mobile app to date. BBM, the premier private social network from BlackBerry, is available for free in the App Store and...

  • A screenshot of Batman: Arkham Origins (image: Warner)

    Get Batman: Arkham Origins free for mobile

    October 14, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced Batman: Arkham Origins for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch will be available in the console game launch window, with the Android version to follow in the holiday timeframe. Developed by...

  • Greg de Chasteauneuf, innovation and technology manager, Enterprise Mobility at Internet Solutions. (Image source: Internet Solutions)

    The everywhere, everything network

    October 1, 2013 • Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off

    When futurists and technologists talk of ubiquitous computing, many paint a utopian picture of always-on connectivity from anywhere, on any device. The possibilities when this idealistic technological capability eventually becomes reality are seemingly...

  • The BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) app will be made available for Android and iOS devices very soon. (image: BlackBerry)

    BlackBerry tackles Samsung’s BBM for Android marketing

    September 17, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    As reported on IT News Africa, Canadian handset manufacturer BlackBerry will be making their hugely-popular BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) app available to Android and iOS devices very soon. But Korean electronics giant Samsung has taken the opportunity to field...

  • Apple's new iPhone 5s (image: Apple)

    Top 10 features of Apple’s iPhone 5s

    September 16, 2013 • ListsComments Off

    Apple last week announced its highly-anticipated iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. While the iPhone 5c has been touted as a mobile device for emerging markets, the iPhone 5s will become the brand’s new flagship model until the release of the iPhone 6 sometime next...

  • Call of Duty: Strike Team available for iOS devices (image: Activision)

    Call of Duty: Strike Team available for iOS devices

    September 6, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    With the popularity of the Call of Duty franchise, Activision’s new mobile development studio The Blast Furnace developed a new Call of Duty title, made for iOS systems. Call of Duty: Strike Team is available today on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. “Call of...

  • Apple unveiled an invitation dated for 10 September 2013 (image: Apple)

    New iPhone expected in September

    September 4, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Apple unveiled an invitation dated 10 September 2013, and many believe it will mark the day that the new iPhone 5s will be revealed. The date is almost exactly a year after the unveiling of the iPhone 5. “At the very least, we’re expecting a next-gen...