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Huawei could launch the Nova 5T in Kenya

January 15, 2020 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

Smartphone manufacturer, Huawei might be releasing its Nova 5T device in Kenya this year. According to reports from TechWeez, “Huawei has strong relationships with the Kenyan telco and smartphone market” which means the possibility of this device reaching Kenya is high. A spokesperson from Huawei says, “The Huawei Nova 5T features Huawei’s...

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GENESYS JOINS DIGITAL RETAIL FORUM 2020 AS GOLD SPONSOR

January 15, 2020 • Events, Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

Leading cloud solutions provider, Genesys has been announced as Gold sponsor of Digital Retail Forum 2020, set to take place on 29  January at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg, South Africa. DRF2020 will focus on how emerging technologies such as Ai, IoT,...

Cell C in talks with Vodacom over post-paid subscribers

January 14, 2020 • Features, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

South African network provider, Vodacom is allegedly in talks with Cell C over contract-paying mobile-phone customers, reports Bloomberg. This deal would also allow Vodacom, currently South Africa’s second-largest network provider, to gain just over 1...

Ericsson and Microsoft team up for the next generation of connected cars

January 14, 2020 • Company News, Features, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments (0)

Ericsson and Microsoft announced on Tuesday, 14 January 2020, that they are bringing their connected vehicle expertise together. Ericsson is building its Connected Vehicle Cloud on top of the Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform (MCVP). The integrated...

8 simple ways to protect yourself against identity theft

January 14, 2020 • Lists, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Are you doing enough to reduce the risk of having your identity stolen? As you start the New Year, this is a good time to reflect on what kind of measures you should take to prevent thieves from stealing and using your Personally Identifiable Information...

MainOne, Facebook roll out open-access fibre network in Nigeria

Fibre now live in Polokwane

January 14, 2020 • Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Open-access fibre network provider, Frogfoot Networks announced that it has commenced with a phased rollout of its infrastructure in the Limpopo capital Polokwane. Areas that have gone live with high-speed broadband internet are Bendor Park and Welgelegen,...

South Africans say Goodbye to Dion Wired

January 13, 2020 • Features, Retail, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

South African branch of Walmart, Massmart has revealed that it plans on shutting down the entire Dion Wired chain – a total of 23 stores across the country – in an attempt to recover from disappointing earnings. In an initial statement from the...

Apple apologises after Siri privacy concerns

10 app trends to watch out for in 2020

January 13, 2020 • Features, Lists, Top StoriesComments (0)

Mobile apps are reshaping all industries and business leaders need to quickly adopt the latest mobile app trends in order to succeed in 2020. It is also critical for businesses to integrate the latest mobile app development technologies in order to reach a...

Samsung Galaxy S20 revealed

January 13, 2020 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

Samsung announced that it plans on introducing new products – including the next generation of Galaxy smartphones – at its Galaxy Unpacked 2020 launch in San Francisco. The event is set to take place on Tuesday, 11 February. Since the...

3 fast money transfer apps for 2020

January 13, 2020 • Features, Finance, Lists, Top StoriesComments (0)

Initially, banks were slow to embrace the advantages the Internet offered. Various third-party developers took advantage of this opportunity to create applications and tools that made transferring money between people quick and painless. While banks have...

South Africa’s best mobile network revealed

January 13, 2020 • Features, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN has the best mobile network in South Africa – according to the Mobile Network Quality report by MyBroadband Insights. The report is based on 310,649 speed tests which were performed by thousands of MyBroadband Android Speed Test App users across...

Africa faces $2 billion loss after Internet shutdowns

January 10, 2020 • Features, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

The African continent is facing a loss of more than $2 billion as a result of deliberate Internet shutdowns in 2019. According to digital advocacy group, Access Now, “An Internet shutdown is an intentional disruption of Internet or electronic...

Apple seals deal with Intel

Did Apple steal trade secrets?

January 10, 2020 • Company News, Features, General, Top StoriesComments (0)

Apple Inc. has been accused of stealing trade secrets and misusing inventions in its Apple Watch. The allegations come from a Health Tech company, Masimo, that develops and produces ‘signal processing technology for health-care monitors’,...

Samsung’s latest foldable leaked

January 10, 2020 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

Samsung has showcased its second foldable device – the Galaxy Bloom – during a ‘secret’ meeting held at the CES 2020 conference. According to TechRadar, ‘Galaxy Bloom’ was originally considered a codename, but now it...

Twitter is experimenting with new 'hide replies' feature

Twitter plans on improving reply feature

January 9, 2020 • Features, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

Twitter is upping the ante when it comes to reducing harassment on the platform – according to The Verge, “Twitter’s director of product management, Suzanne Xie, unveiled some new changes that are coming to the platform this year, focusing...

LG unveils the dual screen G8XThinQ smartphone

January 9, 2020 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

Foldable phones are the next big mobile trend, but they can come with a weighty price tag. This is why LG has opted to take this trend in a new direction thanks to its LG G8XThinQ Dual Screen smartphone. Nicole Ross, Product Marketing Specialist at LG...