Top 5 smartphones of 2012

By Mike Joubert 10 December 2012

In 2012 we saw the smartphone power shift from Apple to Korean tech-giant Samsung. Their Galaxy S3 received the amount of praise usually reserved for the latest iPhone. But the S3 wasn't the only trick up its sleeve... FULL STORY >


Nokia Lumia 920

By Hanleigh Daniels 7 December 2012

We find out if Nokia's new flagship device, the Windows Phone 8 running Lumia 920, is a match for HTC's Windows Phone 8X, the iPhone or any of its Android-powered competition. FULL STORY >


IDC - global mobile phone growth expected to drop to 1.4 percent in 2012

By Hanleigh Daniels 6 December 2012

IDC forecasts minimal growth for the mobile phone market this year, in spite of the smartphone market segment slated for a glittering performance during the holiday season. FULL STORY >


Apple overtakes LG to become number 2 phone maker in US

By Hanleigh Daniels 3 December 2012

Apple captures number 2 ranking spot in US OEM market for the first time. FULL STORY >


HTC Windows Phone 8X

By Hanleigh Daniels 23 November 2012

The smartphone review stork delivers our first Windows Phone 8 handset and its the signature device - HTCs Windows Phone 8X. Can it match its Android and iPhone rivals? FULL STORY >


First hands-on impressions of the Nokia Lumia 920

By Hanleigh Daniels 19 November 2012

Nokia has made its new Windows Phone OS flagship, the Lumia 920, available locally. Here is our hands-on impression of the device. FULL STORY >


IDC - Android snaps up 75 percent mobile OS market share in Q3 2012

By Hanleigh Daniels 5 November 2012

IDC takes a detailed look at the market performance of mobile platforms during Q3 2012. FULL STORY >


Microsoft unveils Windows Phone 8 locally

By Hanleigh Daniels 1 November 2012

Microsoft showcases its Windows Phone 8 smartphone platform in South Africa. FULL STORY >


HTC showcases Windows Phone 8X locally

By Hanleigh Daniels 1 November 2012

We provide our first impressions of HTC's Windows Phone 8X smartphone following a recent hands-on session. FULL STORY >


Nokia Lumia 920 local release info revealed

By Hanleigh Daniels 23 October 2012

Nokia reveals the release info for its forthcoming Windows Phone 8 running Lumia flagship. FULL STORY >


Nokia releases Q3 2012 interim fiscal report

By Hanleigh Daniels 18 October 2012

Nokia announces its financial report for the third quarter of this year, revealing an operating loss as well as drop in Lumia smartphone shipment volumes. FULL STORY >


comScore US mobile subscriber market share report August 2012

By Hanleigh Daniels 5 October 2012

comScore delivers its latest research on key smartphone trends within the US mobile phone market. FULL STORY >


Sony Mobile Store launched at Vodaworld

By Staff Writer 5 October 2012

Fans of Sony's smartphones now have a go-to place to see the Android-running Xperia range in action with the opening of the renewed Sony Mobile Store at Vodaworld in Johannesburg. FULL STORY >


Huawei considers making own mobile OS

By Hanleigh Daniels 26 September 2012

Huawei is considering working on its own mobile platform, to lessen its dependence on software firms such as Microsoft and Google. FULL STORY >


HTC unveils the new Windows Phone 8X and 8S

By Hanleigh Daniels 20 September 2012

HTC announces two new Windows Phone 8 powered smartphones, the new Windows Phone 8X and 8S. FULL STORY >

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