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Osmo Mobile 3 to launch in South Africa

Osmo Mobile 3 to launch in South Africa

September 19, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Osmo Mobile 3 to launch in South Africa

DJI has on Thursday, 10 September announced that the latest addition to the Osmo series, the Osmo Mobile 3 will be available to South African customers by mid-September. The company revealed that the standard version which includes Osmo Mobile 3, wrist strap, storage pouch and anti-slip pads will retail at ZAR 1,895.00. The Osmo Mobile [&hellip...

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Call of Duty: Mobile iconic characters. Image sourced from Call of Duty: Mobile.

Call of Duty: Mobile set for release on 1 October 2019

September 19, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Call of Duty: Mobile set for release on 1 October 2019

On 18 September 2019, American video game publisher Activision, in collaboration with Chinese multinational company Tencent, has announced that Call of Duty: Mobile will launch on 1 October 2019 in countries around the world where Google Play and App Store...

5 Reasons to sponsor and exhibit at HISA2019

T-Systems announced as Bronze HISA 2019 sponsor

September 19, 2019 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on T-Systems announced as Bronze HISA 2019 sponsor

T-Systems has officially been confirmed as a Bronze sponsor of the 5th annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa which is set to take place from 8-9 October 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. This year, HISA is bringing...

Fujitsu develops sensor technology to digitise healthcare industry

September 19, 2019 • Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Fujitsu develops sensor technology to digitise healthcare industry

Fujitsu has is taking healthcare technology solutions to the next level – one step at a time. The global tech company unveiled an innovation on Wednesday, 18 September 2019, that allows medical professionals to digitise the walking habits of their...

rain launches its new 5G network

rain to commission Africa’s first 5G network

September 18, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on rain to commission Africa’s first 5G network

On 18 September 2019, network provider rain announced the activation of what is said to be Africa’s first commercial 5G network. The provider is making 5G available to all existing customers in certain parts of Johannesburg and Tshwane. The company has...

Nokia unveils two devices available for pre-order in Kenya

Nokia unveils two devices available for pre-order in Kenya

September 18, 2019 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Nokia unveils two devices available for pre-order in Kenya

The home of Nokia phones, HMD Global announced on Tuesday, 17 September 2019, that consumers living in Kenya can now pre-order the Nokia 6.2 and Nokia7.2 devices from selected retail partners. “We are happy to provide our fans with two phones powered by AI...

Telkom announces $77,074 combined prize pool for Telkom VS Gaming Masters tournament at Comic-Con Africa

Telkom announces $77,074 combined prize pool for Telkom VS Gaming Masters tournament

September 17, 2019 • Events, Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom announces $77,074 combined prize pool for Telkom VS Gaming Masters tournament

On 17 September 2019, Telkom, the official gaming and connectivity partner of Comic-Con Africa, announced that $77,074 is the combined prize pool for the teams partaking in the Telkom VS Gaming Masters tournament with each tournament getting $38,537. The...

V-Nova and Simplestream partner up to launch new streaming platform

New streaming service to launch in Africa

September 17, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on New streaming service to launch in Africa

On 11 September 2019, video compression technologies company V-Nova announced a new partnership with OTT TV company Simpestream to launch new streaming service MVMO. This new streaming service is set to launch in Africa in late 2019. The service, according to...

Gartner IT Symposium Xpo 2019-The next 50 years starts right here today

Gartner IT Symposium Xpo 2019-The next 50 years starts right here today

September 17, 2019 • Events, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Gartner IT Symposium Xpo 2019-The next 50 years starts right here today

The Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2019 kicked off on Monday, 16 September at the CTICC. This year, the conference delved deeper into the role of the CIO, the origin of the digital society and unpacked the term TechQuilibrium. Brian Burke, Research VP for...

The Arabsat-6A satellite launched in April 2019. Image sourced from Arabsat.

Talia extends collaboration with Arabsat

September 16, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Talia extends collaboration with Arabsat

On 14 September 2019, communications solutions provider Talia Limited announced that it has strengthened its long-term collaboration with Arabsat, a satellite operator. Talia Limited operates in the Americas, the Middle East, Europe and Africa. This...

FinTech startup on track to reshape mobile banking in Nigeria

FinTech startup on track to reshape mobile banking in Nigeria

September 16, 2019 • Finance, Startups, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on FinTech startup on track to reshape mobile banking in Nigeria

Paris-based fintech startup, FairMoney announced on Monday, 16 September 2019, that it has introduced an in-app payment function to its users, which allows them to top up their phone subscriptions, buy mobile data, pay electricity or internet bills. Other...

NEC XON, INCELL offer solution for mobile operators in Africa

NEC XON, INCELL offer solution for mobile operators in Africa

September 16, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on NEC XON, INCELL offer solution for mobile operators in Africa

NEC XON has signed a partnership with NCELL International to use its smart lithium technology to serve the needs of wireless and tower communications operators, macro and small cell sites, and the commercial and industrial sectors specifically with off-grid,...

Nigerian entrepreneur wins first prize at the Africa 35.35 Awards

Nigerian entrepreneur wins first prize at the Africa 35.35 Awards

September 16, 2019 • People, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigerian entrepreneur wins first prize at the Africa 35.35 Awards

Nigerian Internet Entrepreneur Chidi Nwaogu has won the first prize in the ‘Entrepreneurship’ category at the 2019 Africa 35.35 Awards. The Awards aim to recognize 35 people under 35 from Africa or the African diaspora who have made outstanding...

Garmins private consumer data stolen

Garmin’s private consumer data stolen

September 15, 2019 • Retail, Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Garmin’s private consumer data stolen

Garmin Southern Africa (Garmin SA) announced that consumers’ personal and payment information had been stolen. The data, taken from shop.garmin.co.za, is linked to consumers who had placed orders on the Garmin shopping portal. “We recently discovered...

Control Cover. Image sourced from Twitter.

Control Review

September 15, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Control Review

Control is a third-person action-adventure video game developed by Finnish video game developer Remedy Entertainment Oyj and published by 505 Games. The game was released on 27 August 2019 and is a new IP from Remedy written by Josh Stubbs, Anna Megill and...

South African startup unpacks journey on AWS cloud

September 14, 2019 • Features, Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on South African startup unpacks journey on AWS cloud

iHouzit is a South African startup founded in 2016 that offers tailored solutions by providing a platform where customers are able to plan, design, finance, insure, build, furnish, decorate and maintain properties. iHouzit launched its first minimum viable...