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  • Spotify preinstalled on all Samsung mobile devices

    Spotify preinstalled on all Samsung mobile devices

    March 11, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Spotify preinstalled on all Samsung mobile devices

    Spotify will come preinstalled on all of Samsung’s mobile devices from 8 March. This comes after Samsung integrated the music streaming service with its Bixby artificial intelligence (AI) platform and Spotify was named the go-to music service provider...

  • Spotify preinstalled on all Samsung mobile devices

    Spotify “Car View” makes jamming out safer while you drive

    January 18, 2019 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Spotify “Car View” makes jamming out safer while you drive

    Spotify has been testing a “Driving Mode” since 2017. Now it is making this feature more widely available as “Car View” to make navigating through your music while driving easier and safer. Spotify has already been integrated into navigational...

  • Spotify for Apple Watch - Keeping time with music

    Spotify for Apple Watch – Keeping time with music

    November 14, 2018 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Spotify for Apple Watch – Keeping time with music

    We’re constantly on the go—whether bouncing between the gym, work, school, errands, or just chilling—and our smartwatches are the tool to help keep us up to speed. Spotify is introducing a new app for the Apple Watch, giving you the ability to...

  • Spotify launches app for your smartwatch

    Spotify launches app for your smartwatch

    October 19, 2018 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Spotify launches app for your smartwatch

    Spotify has launched a new app for smartwatches running WearOS by Google. Users can, at long last, control their playlists from their wrists! The application functions similarly to the already existing, but very limited, Wear OS Galaxy Watch app version,...

  • Huawei to promote South African content with local app developers

    Huawei launches EMUI 9.0

    October 6, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei launches EMUI 9.0

    Huawei’s newest Android-based operating system was first announced at the IFA 2018 in Berlin. The recently unveiled EMUI 9.0 offers a natural user experience that is simple, enjoyable, and consistent—and unlike any other operating system on the market...

  • AKA launches new app with Vodacom

    AKA launches app with Vodacom

    October 4, 2018 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on AKA launches app with Vodacom

    Rapper AKA, real name Kiernan Forbes has entered into a new business venture in partnership with South African mobile service provider Vodacom. AKA’s Beam World App launched on Tuesday, 2 October 2018 and is set to document his life, career, family and also...

  • Spotify integrates with Google Maps

    October 4, 2018 • Online & SocialComments Off on Spotify integrates with Google Maps

    If you could walk 500 miles, but you’d rather drive 500 more, you may as well join the masses and stream “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” by The Proclaimers – the most popular song on road trip playlists – for your own adventure. More and more, people...

  • Recent financial services cyber attacks underscore need for protection with next generation DDoS services

    Recent financial services cyber attacks underscore need for protection with next generation DDoS services

    August 22, 2018 • Security, SponsoredComments Off on Recent financial services cyber attacks underscore need for protection with next generation DDoS services

    The news that three Dutch banks, as well as the Dutch Taxation Authority, were hit earlier this year by targeted distributed denial of services (DDoS) attacks holds grave cybersecurity warnings for African businesses of all sizes. This is according to Bryan...

  • Spotify preinstalled on all Samsung mobile devices

    Spotify is testing a ‘skip ad’ feature for free users

    August 15, 2018 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Spotify is testing a ‘skip ad’ feature for free users

    Spotify is testing a new feature in Australia that’ll let non-paying users skip ads (both audio and video) as many times as they like. The digital music streaming service has begun testing a new feature dubbed ‘Active Media’ that will give users...

  • “Spotify not coming to Africa soon” – Spotify

    November 12, 2013 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on “Spotify not coming to Africa soon” – Spotify

    Music streaming services have become very popular over the last couple of years and aside from the likes of Pandora and iHeartRadio, Swedish offering Spotify has probably been the most prominent and popular. However users in Africa should not hold their...

  • IT News Africa exclusive: Black Eyed Peas’ Will.i.am talks technology

    October 29, 2013 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa exclusive: Black Eyed Peas’ Will.i.am talks technology

    He has won seven Grammy Awards, eight American Music Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards and three World Music Awards. He is Will.i.am, frontman and founder of  the internationally acclaimed group The Black Eyed Peas. One thing that fans might not know is...

  • Can a re-launched MySpace take on Spotify and Pandora?

    November 26, 2012 • Online & SocialComments Off on Can a re-launched MySpace take on Spotify and Pandora?

    Social network MySpace, once one of the biggest social networks on the Ínternet, is in the process of lobbying for $50-million to re-launch the service and serve as a direct competitor to music streaming services Spotify and Pandora next year. The...

  • RIM to launch BBM Music service

    August 19, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on RIM to launch BBM Music service

    Blackberry maker Research in Motion will apparently be rolling out a music service similar to iTunes and Spotify, although they won’t be directly competing with those companies. According to source who spoke to Wall Street Journal, the company is currently...