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  • Over five million enterprises globally are using its ‘Business’ app to connect with their customers

    WhatsApp Business app passes the 5 mln mark globally

    January 25, 2019 • Online & SocialComments Off on WhatsApp Business app passes the 5 mln mark globally

    Over five million enterprises globally are using its ‘Business’ app to connect with their customers within a year of launch, announced WhatsApp on Thursday, 24 January 2019. To mark the one-year anniversary, the company said it’s expanding some of the...

  • Android gets Twitter's reverse-chronological feed

    Android gets Twitter’s reverse-chronological feed

    January 16, 2019 • Online & SocialComments Off on Android gets Twitter’s reverse-chronological feed

    Android, we got you. Starting today, tap ✨ to switch between latest and top Tweets. pic.twitter.com/7rXo3BNEJ6 — Twitter (@Twitter) January 15, 2019 After bringing back the reverse-chronological timeline to iOS in December, Twitter is doing the same for...

  • Microsoft Edge Web Browser will be available on the Mac

    December 11, 2018 • Company News, Internet of ThingsComments Off on Microsoft Edge Web Browser will be available on the Mac

    To deepen its commitment to open source projects in addition to making their own Edge compatible with more websites and platforms like macOS, Microsoft is rebuilding its browser based on the Chromium Project. Microsoft Windows Corporate VP Joe...

  • black extends free data promotion

    Consumers can now sign up for black using their mobile number

    December 5, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Consumers can now sign up for black using their mobile number

    No email, no problem. Consumers can now sign up for SA’s premium TV entertainment service black, using their mobile numbers. Consumers simply need to enter their mobile number and a one-time-pin (OTP) will be sent to customers to complete the registration...

  • IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    IT News Africa: Top Stories of the week

    December 2, 2018 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Stories of the week

    This week was yet again filled with tech news stories that grabbed the headlines both across Africa and around the world. From new innovations and digital transformation, growing economies to emerging startups, here is a round up of some of the popular...

  • It's easier than ever for Android users to accidentally downloaded malware

    Over 500,000 Android users accidentally downloaded malware

    November 26, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Over 500,000 Android users accidentally downloaded malware

    When it comes to the security of our personal devices, phones drop down to the bottom of the list almost every time. We’re far too trusting of app developers and stores like Google Play to even consider that there might be something malicious hiding in...

  • Skype calling now available on Alexa

    November 21, 2018 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Skype calling now available on Alexa

    If you’ve got an Amazon Echo device, you’d soon be able to call your friends and family on Skype via Alexa – no matter what device they are using. Microsoft, announced this week that Amazon’s Echo lineup will support basic calling on Skype;...

  • Google launches Digital Wellbeing to address digital addiction

    Google launches Digital Wellbeing to address digital addiction

    November 16, 2018 • Online & SocialComments Off on Google launches Digital Wellbeing to address digital addiction

    According to research conducted by Android, in addition to the perceived social obligation to respond to alerts very quickly and be available all the time, the sheer volume of engaging activities facilitated by smartphones can make it hard for people to break...

  • Real-Time text translation with TextGrabber for Android

    August 10, 2018 • Online & SocialComments Off on Real-Time text translation with TextGrabber for Android

    ABBYY, a global provider of content intelligence solutions and services, today announced a major update to TextGrabber for Android. The application now translates text in real time online and offline and is free to download with a premium subscription for a...

  • The voice messaging function is available on the LinkedIn mobile app for Android and iOS.

    LinkedIn adds voice messaging function

    August 1, 2018 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on LinkedIn adds voice messaging function

    LinkedIn announced that it is adding voice messaging to its social network. LinkedIn is letting users communicate with contacts by recording and sending voice messages of up to a minute long. According to LinkedIn, the function has been developed to help...

  • Google announces policy update after mass protest

    Google receives a record breaking $5 billion fine

    July 19, 2018 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Google receives a record breaking $5 billion fine

    Tech Giant, Google, was fined $5 billion by the European Commission on Wednesday for breaking antitrust laws by pushing its apps on smartphone users and subsequently shutting its competitors out of the market. This amount is almost double that of a previous...

  • LG has launched its new G7 ThinQ in SA in a bid to give its mobile business a boost.

    LG G7 ThinQ Review

    June 24, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on LG G7 ThinQ Review

    South Korean multinational electronics company recently introduced their highly anticipated latest flagship – the LG G7 ThinQ and we must say, LG pulled out all the stops with this device. The G7 has some impressive features that include the fastest...

  • The new TECNO spark 2 is available in six amazing colors such as Bordeaux red, midnight black, champagne gold and city blue

    TECNO Mobile launches Spark 2 with GoogLE Android Go

    June 13, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Sponsored, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on TECNO Mobile launches Spark 2 with GoogLE Android Go

    Leading mobile technology multinational, TECNO Mobile has continued to consolidate its position as the number one smartphone brand in the African mobile market with the release of yet another outstanding smartphone,the TECNO Spark 2. This device which is the...

  • Samsung confirms Galaxy S9/S9+ feature improved call recording restrictions

    June 1, 2018 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Samsung confirms Galaxy S9/S9+ feature improved call recording restrictions

    Since its advent, Galaxy S9 series has seen users not only complaining about Samsung’s decision to drop call recording functionality, but also for not being vocal about the change while launching and selling the phones. Samsung’s latest security patch...

  • Google urges Android device-makers to roll out OS security patches regularly

    Google to require Android device-makers to roll out OS security patches regularly

    May 17, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Google to require Android device-makers to roll out OS security patches regularly

    Google has announced, albeit without going into much detail, that it will require the manufacturers of Android devices to push out regular security-focused updates. The announcement came from the head of Android security at Google, David Kleidermacher, during...

  • LG G7 ThinQ

    LG’s latest smartphone designed to be a ‘brighter,’ smarter device

    May 5, 2018 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on LG’s latest smartphone designed to be a ‘brighter,’ smarter device

    LG has just launched its latest flagship, the G7 ThinQ, with functions that promise brighter photography and enhanced AI. The LG G7 ThinQ is bigger than its predecessor, featuring a larger screen of 6.1-inches, with a super-wide 19.5:9 aspect and resolution...