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FlySafair passengers can now receive their boarding passes via WhatsApp

By Ryan Noik 11 March 2019

Another option as to how passengers can send and store their boarding passes has been added to the list by FlySaFair. FULL STORY >

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FakesApp: Using WhatsApp to Spread Scams and Fake News

By Press Release 13 August 2018

In a disturbing revelation, Check Point researchers have discovered a vulnerability in WhatsApp that allows a threat actor to intercept and manipulate messages sent by those in a group or private conversation. FULL STORY >

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New WhatApp features provides control over Group Chats

By Staff Writer 2 July 2018

If you've ever tried to create a WhatsApp group for work purposes, intended solely to get information out, you know that it soon descends into a cacophony of chatter. FULL STORY >

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WhatsApp's new Business App now launched in select countries

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 19 January 2018

The new mobile offering from WhatsApp is aimed at businesses, launching in select regions ahead of a planned global rollout. FULL STORY >

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WhatsApp reportedly testing alert for spam message forwarding

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 17 January 2018

Designed as a countermeasure against the spread of fake news. FULL STORY >

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WhatsApp hits the one billion daily active users milestone

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 27 July 2017

The instant messaging platform surpasses a significant mark, but what's next? FULL STORY >

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WhatsApp iOS update adds photo filters and albums

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 7 June 2017

An impending iOS update for WhatsApp adds a handful of new features. FULL STORY >

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Upcoming WhatsApp update allows Siri to read your messages aloud on iOS

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 25 April 2017

One of the most popular apps just added a new trick for people touting an iOS 10.3 or better device. FULL STORY >

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WhatsApp launches video calling for iOS, Android and Windows Phone devices

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 15 November 2016

A long awaited feature. Now video calling is a thing on WhatsApp. FULL STORY >

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Mike Joubert on Pretoria FM, talking tech

By Mike Joubert 8 September 2016

For all our Afrikaans readers, a couple of tech talks on Pretoria FM, featuring TechSmart's Mike Joubert. FULL STORY >

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WhatsApp reportedly does not fully remove deleted chats

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 29 July 2016

According to iOS researcher Jonathan Zdziarski the Instant Messaging app's software retains and stores forensic traces of deleted chats. FULL STORY >

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WhatsApp surpasses 100 million calls per day milestone

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 24 June 2016

Not simply an instant messaging tool, WhatsApp also facilitates a number of phone calls too, recently passing the 100 million call per day mark. FULL STORY >

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WhatsApp releases new desktop app for Windows and OS X

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 May 2016

WhatsApp introduces a new desktop app for users. It will work on any computer sporting Windows 8 and up, or Mac OS 10.9 and better. FULL STORY >

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Did you know you can format text in WhatsApp?

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 30 March 2016

You may not have noticed, but WhatsApp added a few formatting features for text to its messaging platform. FULL STORY >

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WhatsApp passes the one billion user mark

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 February 2016

Just shy of two years since Facebook acquired it, WhatsApp passes the one billion user threshold. FULL STORY >

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