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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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Cell C launches free WhatsApp calling

By Staff Writer 22 January 2016

After a scathing word from its CEO recently, Cell C is sticking its knife in a bit deeper with the announcement that it’s making WhatsApp Calling free to its customers from Sunday, although only for the rest of the month. FULL STORY >

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Cell C: OTT regulation will protect profits, not customers

By Staff Writer 19 January 2016

Jose Dos Santos, Cell C CEO, believes that MTN and Vodacom have declared war on consumer interests with their views on OTT services such as WhatsApp. FULL STORY >

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WhatsApp is set to make subscriptions free and remove ads

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 19 January 2016

After introduced paid subscriptions for WhatsApp a few years ago, the company has decided to scrap them altogether, along with ads. FULL STORY >

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Dude, Where’s My PRIVACY? - Deep Fried Man

By Staff Writer 9 April 2014

In these information rich times, Deep Fried Man believes being average is the easiest way to protect your privacy. FULL STORY >

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WhatsApp, Doc? - Deep Fried Man

By Staff Writer 11 March 2014

Deep Fried Man reflects on Facebook's decision to pay $19 billion for an app that cost him $1, FULL STORY >

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Facebook acquires WhatsApp for $19 billion

By Ryan Noik 20 February 2014

In arguably this year’s most eye-raising acquisition to date, Facebook has acquired popular messaging service WhatsApp for a cool $19 billion (R190 billion). FULL STORY >

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WhatsApp and WeChat go head to head with new updates

By Ryan Noik 7 August 2013

Both WeChat and WhatsApp have introduced a version update boasting new features that add to the capability of each of the apps. FULL STORY >

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Nokia unveils Asha 210 feature phone

By Hanleigh Daniels 24 April 2013

Nokia reveals its latest Asha feature phone in the Asha 210, which sports a physical keyboard that features a dedicated WhatsApp button. FULL STORY >

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Google reportedly looking to buy WhatsApp

By Hanleigh Daniels 9 April 2013

Google is reportedly ready to buy WhatsApp for a cool $1 billion. FULL STORY >

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WhatsApp for BlackBerry 10 comes to BlackBerry World

By Hanleigh Daniels 14 March 2013

BlackBerry Z10 users now have access to a BBM alternative, with the availability of Whatsapp on BlackBerry World. FULL STORY >

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PC Medic - April issue

By Hanleigh Daniels 6 April 2011

The PC Medic addresses some questions posed by TechSmart readers. FULL STORY >

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