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  • Blackberry launches new Android smartphone

    October 26, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Blackberry launches new Android smartphone

    BlackBerry has announced the latest in its series of Android smartphones, DTEK60. As part of BlackBerry’s transition towards a device software licensing strategy – which allows it to focus on putting “the smart in the phone” – the DTEK60’s...

  • South African Skills Marketplace App launches

    August 30, 2016 • Top StoriesComments Off on South African Skills Marketplace App launches

    With the nature of the global workforce rapidly shifting from full-time corporate work towards freelancing and project-work, a new mobile app, Kalido developed in South Africa – has been launched, intending to provide those working in this changing...

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    From an Idea to an App – How not to fail

    July 13, 2016 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on From an Idea to an App – How not to fail

    Apps fail all the time and so do ideas. It is agonizing if you are the conceiver of the idea or the developer behind the app and it’s even worse if you are both. The numbers tell me a tale that 60 % of Apps don’t even manage to break even on their...

  • 9 Black Friday and Cyber Monday tips to help e-retailers

    South African Retailer Releases Augmented Reality app

    July 11, 2016 • Online & Social, Retail, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South African Retailer Releases Augmented Reality app

    South African retailer Pick n Pay is launching a new giveaway campaign. For every R150 spent at any Pick n Pay, customers will get a free pack of four collectible Super Animal cards that can be scanned, using Pick n Pay’s free downloadable app, to bring the...

  • Old Android devices at risk of downloading malware

    May 11, 2016 • Top StoriesComments Off on Old Android devices at risk of downloading malware

    While observing the activity of several cybercriminal groups, Kaspersky Lab researchers have spotted unusual activity in a malicious script, on an infected website, which is putting Android users at risk. The script usually activates the download of Flash...

  • ESET launches mobile security product for Airtel Nigeria

    Sendr courier app now available on Android in SA

    April 14, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Sendr, a smart-phone based mobile application (app) courier service, revealed that it is now available on Android’s mobile operating system. At the reveal, Sendr’s co-founder, George Sibotshiwe. stated that: “Our end goal has always been to offer all...

  • ESET launches mobile security product for Airtel Nigeria

    Android devices face a new threat

    March 4, 2016 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Android devices face a new threat

    Kaspersky Lab has detected Triada, a new Trojan targeting Android devices that can be compared to Windows-based malware in terms of its complexity. It is stealthy, modular, persistent and written by very professional cybercriminals. Devices running the 4.4.4....

  • Hubs dot Ng launches Emily, an AI assistant

    New malware targets Android users for financial gain

    January 25, 2016 • Finance, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on New malware targets Android users for financial gain

    Kaspersky Lab’s Anti-Malware Research team has discovered Asacub – a new malware that targets Android users for financial gain. When first identified, Asacub displayed all the signs of an information stealing malware; however some versions of the Trojan...

  • Top 7 security tips for Android users in Africa

    November 30, 2015 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 7 security tips for Android users in Africa

    Your smartphone is quickly replacing your PC as the primary device where you shop, bank, and store your personal information. That means it’s becoming an attractive target for cybercriminals who want to get their hands on your passwords and private...

  • 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...

  • KPMG

    KPMG launches App to streamline business in Africa

    February 12, 2015 • Company News, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on KPMG launches App to streamline business in Africa

    KPMG Global Africa Practice has launched a new Africa Business App. According to the company, the new platform will provide businesses and investors with access to the latest Africa information about doing business across the continent. “With the KPMG...

  • South African insurer launched Whatsapp chatbot

    WhatsApp makes a move to PC

    January 23, 2015 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on WhatsApp makes a move to PC

    Popular messaging service “WhatsApp” has made its way to PC browsers across the African continent. The reveal was made public by the firm’s CEO Jan Koum – on the company’s Facebook page. Loum stated that: “Today, for the...

  • TomTom MapQuest

    TomTom Powers MapQuest’s Core Map Data with New Partnership

    June 20, 2014 • Company NewsComments Off on TomTom Powers MapQuest’s Core Map Data with New Partnership

    TomTom (TOM2) has announced a multi-year partnership with AOL Inc. to power its core mapping services for AOL’s MapQuest. Inc. MapQuest users will now have access to TomTom’s extensive digital map database, across all digital platforms including...

  • 6 tips for creating a successful mHealth app

    May 16, 2014 • Lists, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on 6 tips for creating a successful mHealth app

    There are 6 hidden factors which distinguish financially successful mHealth app developers from the rest – results of the largest global study on mHealth app publishing. There are above the line factors that contribute to successful mHealth app...

  • New app turns travel book into audio

    April 16, 2014 • StartupsComments Off on New app turns travel book into audio

    A new app released by South African author and journalist Peter Delmar is the first to turn a local travel book into a location-aware audio application. The free Android and iOS Platinum Road app contains over an hour’s storytelling narrated by Radio...

  • Nokia X available in 17 African countries through Airtel

    March 21, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Nokia X available in 17 African countries through Airtel

    Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), a leading telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa and Nokia have announced that the new Nokia X smartphone will be available to purchase across 17 countries in Africa from mid...