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Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 845 chip for next year's flagships

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 6 December 2017

The chipmaker unveiled its latest processor at the Snapdragon Tech Summit, with the 845 being tipped for use in next year's flagship phones. FULL STORY >

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Apple selling SIM-free iPhone X Stateside for $999

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 6 December 2017

Apple's premium iPhone gets a SIM-free version in the States, for those who don't want to be bound by a carrier contract. FULL STORY >

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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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Samsung Galaxy Note 8

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 29 November 2017

Is it a big S8? Yes, but that does not stop the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 from being one of the best premium phones around. Not to mention its stylus that places it above the competition. 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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Huawei Mate 10 Pro

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 24 November 2017

Huawei's latest Mate flagship inches towards greatness with enviable specs and an intriguing processor. The only shortcoming is an irksome user interface in an otherwise solid device. FULL STORY >

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Smartphone sales in SA rise 28% as average selling price falls

By Press Release 21 November 2017

South African smartphone sales climbed 28% year-on-year to 3 million units in the third quarter of 2017, while basic mobile phone sales were up 6% to 1.6 million units for the same period, according to point of sale tracking data... 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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Support recycled tech with a pre-owned, or refurbished Smartphone

By Press Release 16 November 2017

Smartphones, epitomised by Apple’s iPhone launch on 9 January 2007, have gone from an aspirational accessory to an efficient and ever-growing way to access modern life-enabling services. FULL STORY >

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LG V30+

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 15 November 2017

LG's latest flagship phone is well rounded and high powered, and with 2017 drawing to a close, is one of the best mobile devices of the year. FULL STORY >

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Nokia 2 lands in South Africa as a Vodacom-exclusive

By Staff Writer 13 November 2017

HMD Global's new entry-level offering is available from Vodacom today (13 November), with a recommended price tag of R1 699. FULL STORY >

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