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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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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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