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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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Technology is changing the way we experience the world

By Opinion 1 November 2017

We are often left feeling that the pinnacle of design has been reached, but technology is ever changing and improving. The current pinnacle of innovation comes in the form of the Galaxy Note8, says Craige Fleischer, Samsung’s director of... FULL STORY >

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Essential Phone gets a sweet price cut

By Staff Writer 24 October 2017

If you want to compete with the big boys, you can’t just step into the ring and think you’re going to knock them out. FULL STORY >

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End of the line for Windows Phone arrives via Tweet

By Staff Writer 10 October 2017

A tweet from Joe Belfiore, corporate vice president of Windows 10 at Microsoft, basically just killed off any hopes for the company’s own operating system. FULL STORY >

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Apple 8 Plus battery swelling being investigated

By Staff Writer 6 October 2017

“Battery swelling” are certainly not words any smartphone manufacturer wants to hear, especially when it comes to your latest device. This, however, seems to be the case for Apple, with the Guardian reporting that the company is investigating... FULL STORY >

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Tablets down, Notebooks flat, and Smartphones up in SA

By Staff Writer 27 September 2017

Retail growth in South Africa’s mobile computer market has flattened out, though the market is performing reasonably well considering the tight economy. However, smartphones continue to boom while it’s tough times for media tablet... FULL STORY >

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Google agrees to buy HTC's mobile division for $1.1 Billion

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 21 September 2017

That's billion with a 'b'. FULL STORY >

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Huawei pips Apple for second spot in global smartphone sales

By Staff Writer 8 September 2017

Back in 2016, Chinese manufacturer Huawei said it wants to take the world’s top spot when it comes to smartphone sales. The company seems to be one step closer, surpassing Apple for the second position recently. FULL STORY >

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Why Pure Android will play a key part in Nokia's next chapter

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 18 July 2017

We sat down with HMD Global's GM for SA, Shaun Durandt, to discuss the company's plans for the country, and how Pure Android will play a pivotal role in attracting more consumers to Nokia. FULL STORY >

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Sony set to discontinue its premium mid-range Xperia phones

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 25 May 2017

Confirmed by the Japanese company at its Investor Day, Sony will be focusing on their flagship Xperia offerings instead of the premium mid-range market. FULL STORY >

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New smartphone brands emerge through online channel

By Press Release 24 April 2017

The economic downturn has caused the smartphone market to enter recession and the demand for affordable higher-quality devices has had a huge impact on the local market. FULL STORY >

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New 3-Axis Shooting Stabilizer announced from Xiaomi

By Staff Writer 24 April 2017

Forget the selfie-stick, what you really want is a 3-Axis Shooting Stabilizer, and you’re in luck, since Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi just launched one. FULL STORY >

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When times are tough – make your own iPhone

By Staff Writer 13 April 2017

Ever considered building your own iPhone? We thought it could not be done, but an intrepid maker actually constructed an iPhone 6S 16 GB from scratch. FULL STORY >

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LG K10

By Mike Joubert 6 April 2017

The midrange smartphone market is a good one, stocked with decent phones ripe to pick at manageable prices. That said, it’s filled to the brim, and a phone really needs to offer something special to stand out. So what then does the LG K10 have up its sleeve? FULL STORY >

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HMD Global wants South Africans to fall in love with the Nokia brand again

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 8 March 2017

With Nokia's mobile devices making a resurgence at MWC 17, we sat down with HMD Global to discuss what they have planned for South Africa in the months to come. FULL STORY >

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