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  • Upskilling to reduce unemployment and enhance economic growth

    December 15, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Upskilling to reduce unemployment and enhance economic growth

    With an unemployment rate of 25%, South Africa is sitting on a largely untapped pool of resources that has the potential to drive economic growth. The problem, says Pitso Kekana, Head of Public Affairs and Corporate Citizenship for Samsung Africa RHQ, lies in...

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    Next edition of Samsung’s Gear VR revealed

    December 4, 2015 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Next edition of Samsung’s Gear VR revealed

    Samsung Electronics South Africa has revealed its latest Gear VR device, which is compatible with the Galaxy Note5, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. According to the company, the latest edition of the Gear VR is compatible with even more Samsung...

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    MTN retains spot as Africa’s Most Admired Brand

    October 23, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN retains spot as Africa’s Most Admired Brand

    MTN has emerged as the Most Admired and the Most Valuable African brand, valued at US$ 4,672m, its second award in two years. Brand Africa announced last night at the 4th Annual Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands gala event, that MTN is the overall best...

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    LTE Voice Service launched in Nigeria

    September 22, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on LTE Voice Service launched in Nigeria

    Smile Communications Nigeria, in partnership with Samsung Electronics West Africa, has launched a LTE voice over broadband service in the country. According to both parties: “This is proof that the LTE ecosystem is set to become the global standard...

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    Samsung reveals Gear S2 smartwatch

    September 1, 2015 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Samsung reveals Gear S2 smartwatch

    Samsung has revealed new details regarding its new Gear S2 smartwatch. According to Samsung, the 11.4 mm smartwatch will run the Tizen operating system. Additionally, the smartwatch will come with a 1.2-inch circular Super AMOLED 360-by-360 display. Samsung...

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    Vulnerability found in Android devices

    August 7, 2015 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Vulnerability found in Android devices

    According to Check Point Software Technologies, its mobile security research team has discovered a vulnerability in Android that affects devices made by major manufacturers including LG, Samsung, HTC and ZTE. The team disclosed its findings during a briefing...

  • Samsung Galaxy S6

    Android to receive monthly security updates

    August 6, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on Android to receive monthly security updates

    Samsung Electronics has revealed plans to roll out regular security updates to its Android mobile devices. According to Samsung, the security updates and patches will be released over the air (OTA) about once a month. Samsung recently fast tracked security...

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    Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab S2

    July 28, 2015 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab S2

    Samsung South Africa has revealed the global launch of the Galaxy Tab S2. According to the company, the latest Galaxy Tablet has been optimised for reading and viewing any type of digital content. Samsung revealed that the Galaxy Tab S2 comes equipped and...

  • Samsung SUHD TV

    Beware of buying a fake UHD TV in Africa

    July 8, 2015 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Beware of buying a fake UHD TV in Africa

    According to Samsung, South African and African-based consumers may not be purchasing legitimate 4K UHD televisions from Samsung’s competitors. Samsung revealed that unnamed competitors have branded their devices as being able to display content in 4K...

  • Samsung Galaxy S6

    How to tell if your Smartphone is the real deal

    July 2, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on How to tell if your Smartphone is the real deal

    Counterfeit goods have become an increasingly worrying problem in Africa. Not only is the clothing industry suffering from the scourge of counterfeit goods, but the Electronics industry has also been under fire. Consumers who purchase a smartphone device...

  • It News Africa

    IT News Africa: Top Tech Stories of the Week

    April 24, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Tech Stories of the Week

    Be sure not to miss the upcoming CIO Roadmap 2015, which will feature cutting-edge demos, engaging keynotes, lively panel discussions, noted local and international speakers, along with an amazing technology exhibition area. This week in tech has been a...

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    Kenya: Samsung launches Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge

    April 20, 2015 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: Samsung launches Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge

    Samsung East Africa has revealed that the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones are available on the Kenyan market. Robert Ngeru, Samsung East Africa COO stated that the firm recorded 500 pre-orders for both the Samsung S6 and S6 Edge before the...

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    Ghana: Samsung begins preview of Galaxy S6

    April 14, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Ghana: Samsung begins preview of Galaxy S6

    Samsung has begun pre-orders for its latest handsets, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge at the Accra Mall, Ghana. According to Samsung, the demonstration at the mall will give the general public a first-hand experience of Samsung’s latest devices and...

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    Samsung donates solar powered Internet School to Mpumalanga

    February 27, 2015 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Samsung donates solar powered Internet School to Mpumalanga

    Samsung Electronics South Africa, has delivered a Solar Powered Internet School (SPIS) to the Chief SW Nhlapho Secondary School in Dundonald, Mpumalanga. The Executive Mayor of Chief Albert Luthuli Municipality, Ms B.P. Shiba, attended the SPIS handover...

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    Samsung launches Smart School in Senegal

    February 18, 2015 • Company News, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Samsung launches Smart School in Senegal

    The Ministry of Education in Senegal and Samsung Electronics Africa have announced the launch of a mobile education solution, which is aimed at creating positive change and providing an advanced and interactive classroom experience for learners. Installed at...

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    UHD Alliance rises at CES 2015

    January 7, 2015 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on UHD Alliance rises at CES 2015

    At CES 2015 various Hollywood studios, consumer electronics brands, content distributors, post-production and technology companies have revealed the launch of the UHD (Ultra High Definition) Alliance. The alliance is set to raise the bar for next generation...