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RIM announces the new BlackBerry Curve 8520 for SA

September 10, 2009 • Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and TelecomsComments (19)

Research In Motion announced the new BlackBerry Curve 8520 smartphone for customers in South Africa at a glittering event in Johannesburg yesterday. The new handset was presented to the media and local celebrities by RIM Regional Director, Deon Liebenberg . The handset, a new addition to the BlackBerry Curve series of smartphones, is now available [&hellip...

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Nokia N900 to ship in October

August 28, 2009 • Gadgets and GamingComments (4)

NOKIA has marked the next phase in the evolution of Maemo software with the new Nokia N900 which will be shipped in October...

Another touchscreen from Nokia on the way

August 25, 2009 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Another touchscreen from Nokia on the way

NOKIA has introduced the latest addition in the Nokia touch phone portfolio, the Nokia 5230, which will retail before the end of the year...

Nokia Enters the Netbook Market with the Booklet 3G

August 25, 2009 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Nokia Enters the Netbook Market with the Booklet 3G

Nokia has announced its first netbook computer — the Nokia Booklet 3G — to satisfy demand by operators for a lightweight, mobile computing platform that can complement smartphone handsets...

Samsung releases Obi-Mikel inspired phone

August 4, 2009 • Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and TelecomsComments (3)

SAMSUNG said its new C5212 handset named after Nigerian footballer Jon Obi Mikel, is sure to be a hit in the Nigerian market. The company this week launched the handset in Abuja in honour of Nigeria and Chelsea football star Mikel...

HTC launches new phones for SA market

July 29, 2009 • Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and TelecomsComments (2)

Leaf International Communications, the sole distributor of HTC in South Africa launched three phones, Touch Pro II, Touch Diamond II and the Snap for the local market yesterday in Johannesburg...

LG sells 5 million mobile phones in 9 months

July 21, 2009 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on LG sells 5 million mobile phones in 9 months

Johannesburg, (IT News Africa)- LG said this week that more than five million LG-KP500 “Cookie” mobile phones have been bought worldwide since its launch nine months ago, which gives Cookie the distinction of being the fastest selling device among LG’s...

Nokia unveils new flagship Nseries devices

July 17, 2009 • Gadgets and GamingComments (2)

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Nokia releases 3720 classic

July 13, 2009 • Gadgets and GamingComments (4)

NOKIA this weekend introduced the new Nokia 3720 classic, an IP-54 certified mobile phone which it said has been designed to resist water, dust and shock...

Samsung unveils solar powered mobile

June 11, 2009 • Gadgets and GamingComments (2)

Samsung has launched its first commercially available solar powered mobile phone- the new E1107 Crest Solar candybar. Unveiled today, Samsung E1107 Crest Solar is a low-end phone targeted at emerging markets. The handset has a 800 mAh battery that can be...

Apple intros third-gen iPhone

June 9, 2009 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Apple intros third-gen iPhone

Apple has just announced its brand-new, third-gen iPhone, which is officially called iPhone 3G S (and will probably be referred to as iPhone 3GS – without the space between 3G and S)...

SonyEricsson launches latest model handset

March 27, 2009 • Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SonyEricsson launches latest model handset

SonyEricsson has launched its latest mobile phonemodel, the T707. Tennis star Maria Sharapova was on hand to assist with the launch...

BlackBerry Storm SurePress technology wins Global Mobile Award

February 18, 2009 • Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

BlackBerry Storm SurePress technology wins Global Mobile Award for Best Mobile Technology Breakthrough‪‪‪ 17th February 2009 – Research In Motion (RIM) was today awarded the Global Mobile Award for Best Mobile Technology Breakthrough. Judged by an...

Vodacom, RIM launch new Blackberry Curve 8900 in SA

February 11, 2009 • Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Vodacom, RIM launch new Blackberry Curve 8900 in SA

Vodacom and Research In Motion (RIM) have announced the launch of the BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone in South Africa. The new BlackBerry Curve 8900 offers a sleek, new twist on a classic style, and is the thinnest full-QWERTY BlackBerry smartphone to date....

Psitek launches GPRS-based point-of-sales terminal

February 9, 2009 • Gadgets and GamingComments (1)

Now available in South Africa is Timpa, Psitek’s first dedicated point-of-sales (POS) terminal. It works wirelessly via GPRS with a SIM card, and features a built-in antenna and printer as well as a rechargeable battery. This makes Timpa a truly portable...

Nokia announces three new mobile phone devices

January 29, 2009 • Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Nokia announces three new mobile phone devices

THE world’s biggest manufacturer of mobile phones, Nokia, which enjoys the lion’s share in the African markets, has announced three new mobile phone devices that it believes will be a hit with customers around the world...