Posts Tagged ‘mobile devices’

  • SAP

    SAP & Samsung South Africa seal enterprise system partnership

    March 19, 2015 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

    Samsung South Africa and SAP have revealed plans to deliver enterprise mobility systems for a number of industries. Once implemented, the systems is set to help create an ecosystem based on Samsung mobile devices. According to Samsung, the new ecosystem will...

  • Infinix Hot X507

    Infinix Hot X507 launches in Ivory Coast

    February 16, 2015 • Gadgets and Gaming, West AfricaComments (0)

    Infinix Hot has launched its latest mobile device, the Infinix Hot X507. According to the mobile manufacturer, the device will only be available in the Ivory Coast through online e-commerce store – Jumia. The X507 will retail for CFA 45,900. The device...

  • George Lodewick - 2014

    Is CYOD better than BYOD?

    January 12, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

    Choose Your Own Device (CYOD) should be considered over Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), however, it is way more than just another trend. That’s because CYOD is doing what BYOD never could – putting control of business data firmly back into the hands of the...

  • Mobile Money

    Uganda: URA slams shut mobile device smuggling route

    November 26, 2014 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

    The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has not only discovered a route used by individuals who smuggle mobile devices into Uganda, but it has also impounded a number of mobile devices to the value of UGX 34 Million. According to The Monitor, the smugglers were...

  • SAP

    Real-time business becomes a reality

    September 3, 2014 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Real-time business becomes a reality

    For the past 20 years, readers and viewers of business and technology publications have repeatedly been told how business is increasingly looking to technology to drive the modern business transformation agenda, and not simply implement it. The good news is...

  • McAfee are urging business to execute their contigency plans as the End of Windows XP support signals threat to enterprises. (image credit: Google Maps)

    50% of adults send, receive sexual content- Mcafee

    March 11, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on 50% of adults send, receive sexual content- Mcafee

    McAfee released the findings from its 2014 Love, Relationships & Technology survey, and found that almost half of all adults send or receive sexually suggestive content, and 38% have shared passwords. For a second year in a row, the security experts...

  • Lutz Blaeser, MD of Intact Security (image: LivDigital)

    Cyber crooks eye Android

    September 13, 2013 • SecurityComments Off on Cyber crooks eye Android

    In a short space of time, Android has claimed the lion’s share of the mobile market – in fact more than 900 million Android mobile devices have now been activated. Unfortunately, this popularity has put a large target on the platform’s back. This...

  • Anton Vukic, Sales Director at Phoenix Distribution (image: Phoenix)

    Nearly half of Android users vulnerable

    September 4, 2013 • OpinionComments Off on Nearly half of Android users vulnerable

    Mobile devices and apps are undoubtedly essential to our personal and professional lives, offering us 24/7 access to essential information. It comes as no surprise then that the adoption of smartphones and tablets, which provide internet connectivity and...

  • 48% of users use their smartphones on vacation – Kaspersky Lab

    August 28, 2012 • SecurityComments Off on 48% of users use their smartphones on vacation – Kaspersky Lab

    As wireless Internet access – including the use of cellular networks – grows in popularity, users are increasingly using their mobile devices as a replacement for desktop computers. According to a survey conducted in May 2012 by O+K Research for Kaspersky...

  • When UCC and BYOD collide

    August 27, 2012 • OpinionComments Off on When UCC and BYOD collide

    A lot of businesses today are working towards creating Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) systems that replace the disparate mixture of voice, e-mail, video, instant messaging (IM), SMS’ and used by their employees.   However, it would seem...

  • Local SPs urged to incorporate Wi-Fi into strategies

    July 6, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Local SPs urged to incorporate Wi-Fi into strategies

    A recent Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG) survey has found that increased global demand for mobile devices and network connectivity sees Wi-Fi and traditional mobile networks playing critical roles to meet the needs of consumers. The Cisco...

  • Consumerization of IT reaching fever pitch

    February 6, 2012 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Consumerization of IT reaching fever pitch

    Africa’s foremost ICT publication IT News Africa (, today announced the theme of their next Innovation Dinner as “Consumerization of IT- Rethinking your device strategy”. The Innovation Dinner Series, an event that takes place...

  • Sybase 365, Qtel partner for mobile money services

    November 2, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Sybase 365, Qtel partner for mobile money services

    A new partnership has been initiated between Sybase 365 and Qatar Telecom (QTEL). Sybase 365 will provide its mobile wallet (mWallet) software to enable Qtel’s latest mobile money service. Sybase 365 is a mobile messaging and mobile commerce services...

  • Can smartphone and tablet features be combined?

    October 24, 2011 • OpinionComments (1)

    There’s been substantial growth in smartphone use worldwide. The International Data Corporation (IDC) indicated that 305 million devices were shipped in 2010 and projected that this year’s shipments will hit 472 million – a growth rate of...

  • Zimbabwe’s Internet uptake soars

    August 22, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Zimbabwe’s Internet uptake soars

    Zimbabwe’s Internet usage has grown by over 165%  over the past 3 years, due mainly to increased demand and availability of mobile devices. That’s according to Dereck Goto, Web Entangled Zimbabwe CEO. “This is just the beginning of the Zimbabwean...

  • The Changing Role of CIOs

    August 18, 2011 • OpinionComments Off on The Changing Role of CIOs

    Emmanuel Obadia, Senior Vice President of Enterprise Products, Sage ERP X3 says the traditional role of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) has changed quite dramatically in the past few years. The CIO position has swiftly escalated to one that is...