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Samsung creates 512 GB flash storage for next-gen mobile devices

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 6 December 2017

The South Korean manufacturer announces that its new 512 GB Universal Flash Storage for mobile devices will be used in its upcoming flagship phones and tablets. FULL STORY >

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Android 8.1 begins rollout to Pixel and Nexus phones

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 6 December 2017

Google's latest iteration of mobile OS is making its way to smartphones, starting with the company's own Nexus and Pixel devices. FULL STORY >

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HMD Global celebrates one year as the new home of Nokia phones

By Press Release 5 December 2017

The startup managed 12 major announcements in just 12 months since its inception. FULL STORY >

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Google reveals Android Oreo Go as an OS for entry-level smartphones

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 5 December 2017

Designed as an operating system for devices with less than 1 GB of RAM, Google announces Android Oreo Go. FULL STORY >

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Substitute Phone a fidget spinner for smartphone addicts

By Staff Writer 27 November 2017

Austrian designer Klemens Schillinger has designed a smartphone that does nothing more than allowing you to swipe, pinch and scroll. FULL STORY >

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Telkom to offer new Huawei Mate 10 Pro and Huawei Mate 10 Porsche

By Press Release 24 November 2017

The new The new Huawei Mate 10 Pro and Huawei Mate 10 Porsche Design devices are available on Telkom FreeMe contracts from today. devices are available on Telkom FreeMe contracts from today. FULL STORY >

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Q&A: Shaun Durandt, Looking back on HMD Global's first year in SA

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 16 November 2017

We recently sat down with HMD Global's GM for SA, Shaun Durandt, to discuss a frantic first year for the company, and look forward to what 2018 may hold for Nokia Mobile. FULL STORY >

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Technology is changing the way we experience the world

By Opinion 1 November 2017

We are often left feeling that the pinnacle of design has been reached, but technology is ever changing and improving. The current pinnacle of innovation comes in the form of the Galaxy Note8, says Craige Fleischer, Samsung’s director of... FULL STORY >

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Essential Phone gets a sweet price cut

By Staff Writer 24 October 2017

If you want to compete with the big boys, you can’t just step into the ring and think you’re going to knock them out. FULL STORY >

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End of the line for Windows Phone arrives via Tweet

By Staff Writer 10 October 2017

A tweet from Joe Belfiore, corporate vice president of Windows 10 at Microsoft, basically just killed off any hopes for the company’s own operating system. FULL STORY >

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Apple 8 Plus battery swelling being investigated

By Staff Writer 6 October 2017

“Battery swelling” are certainly not words any smartphone manufacturer wants to hear, especially when it comes to your latest device. This, however, seems to be the case for Apple, with the Guardian reporting that the company is investigating... FULL STORY >

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Tablets down, Notebooks flat, and Smartphones up in SA

By Staff Writer 27 September 2017

Retail growth in South Africa’s mobile computer market has flattened out, though the market is performing reasonably well considering the tight economy. However, smartphones continue to boom while it’s tough times for media tablet... FULL STORY >

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Google agrees to buy HTC's mobile division for $1.1 Billion

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 21 September 2017

That's billion with a 'b'. FULL STORY >

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Huawei pips Apple for second spot in global smartphone sales

By Staff Writer 8 September 2017

Back in 2016, Chinese manufacturer Huawei said it wants to take the world’s top spot when it comes to smartphone sales. The company seems to be one step closer, surpassing Apple for the second position recently. FULL STORY >

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Why Pure Android will play a key part in Nokia's next chapter

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 18 July 2017

We sat down with HMD Global's GM for SA, Shaun Durandt, to discuss the company's plans for the country, and how Pure Android will play a pivotal role in attracting more consumers to Nokia. FULL STORY >

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