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MWC: Samsung regains edge with S6

MWC: Samsung regains edge with S6

02 Mar 2015 by
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Samsung Electronics yesterday regained its leadership in the smartphone wars with two entirely redefined smartphones, the GalaxyS6 and GalaxyS6 edge.

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MWC: Orange fires off sub-$40 Firefox phone for Africa

02 Mar 2015 by
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MWC: Orange fires off sub-$40 Firefox phone for Africa

At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Orange launched a digital offer called Klif for under US$40, bundling a smartphone, data, voice and text bundle. The solution will be available across Africa and the Middle East.

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MWC: Sony squeezes Xperia Z4 tablet down to record 6.1mm

02 Mar 2015 by
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MWC: Sony squeezes Xperia Z4 tablet down to record 6.1mm

At the Mobile World Congress currently underway in Barcelona, Sony unveiled the Xperia Z4 Tablet. The device is the slimmest 10” tablet to date and features a bright 2K display, 32MB of storage and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 octa-core 64 bit processor.

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MWC: Voice gets context aware

02 Mar 2015 by
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MWC: Voice gets context aware

At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, NXP Software has demonstrated the latest breakthroughs in speech enhancement and context sensing solutions.

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MWC: Alcatel debuts 7" tablet

02 Mar 2015 by
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MWC: Alcatel debuts 7

At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Alcatel OneTouch introduced the PIXI 3 7-inch tablet, which joins the 8-inch tablet already in the PIXI 3 stable.

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MWC: Polaroid prints from pocket

02 Mar 2015 by
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MWC: Polaroid prints from pocket

Polaroid is showcasing several new solutions for the on-the-go user at the Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, including the new pocket-size Polaroid Zip mobile printer.

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MWC: BlackBerry unveils BES Cloud

02 Mar 2015 by
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MWC: BlackBerry unveils BES Cloud

At this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, BlackBerry announced BES12 Cloud, a cloud-based enterprise mobility management solution for the management of iOS, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry 10 devices.

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Smart data will dominate mobile SA

27 Feb 2015 by
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Smart data will dominate mobile SA

A recent Cisco report has revealed that the worldwide shift from feature phones to smartphones, a revival in laptops with tablet-like capabilities, as well as expanding machine-to-machine applications are key factors supporting the increasing smart traffic trend.

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Now for the connected body

27 Feb 2015 by
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Now for the connected body

As the Internet of Things evolves and becomes the Internet of Us, Kaspersky Lab has teamed up with Swedish bio-hacking community BioNyfiken to uncover the realities of connecting our bodies to the Internet.

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MWC 2015: Huawei to unveil 5G tech

27 Feb 2015 by
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MWC 2015: Huawei to unveil 5G tech

Huawei has announced that it will reveal a range of 5G-oriented air interface technologies at the 2015 Mobile World Congress (MWC) next month.

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WiFi TV hits 1m views

27 Feb 2015 by
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WiFi TV hits 1m views

Project Isizwe’s Video-On-Demand (VOD) service, WiFi TV, that was launched in November last year, has reached 1 million views this month.

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MTN demos VoD over LTE

26 Feb 2015 by
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MTN demos VoD over LTE

MTN showcased the benefits of FrontRow when it streamed high bandwidth video content onto multiple mobile devices using its video on demand (VOD) offering.

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Dell expands solar schools

26 Feb 2015 by
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Dell expands solar schools

Dell has announced that it will be expanding its solar-powered Learning Labs across South Africa to include new sites in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Sedibeng.

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SMEs flock to Facebook

25 Feb 2015 by
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SMEs flock to Facebook

More than two million businesses, many of them SMEs, around the world are now advertising on Facebook, highlighting the importance of the social networking site in the small business marketing mix.

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Social as service channel

25 Feb 2015 by
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Social as service channel

A growing number of consumers are using social media as their first point of contact when they have a question for a brand, but not many companies are using social media as a customer service tool. This needs to change if businesses want to build better customer relationships, says GORDON GELDENHUYS.

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The new face of safe deposit

25 Feb 2015 by
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The new face of safe deposit

With online heists once again hitting the headlines, DOROS HADJIZENONO explains how banks and their customers should protect themselves against similar attacks.

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Sony unveils new entry-level smartphone

25 Feb 2015 by
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Sony unveils new entry-level smartphone

Sony has unveiled the Xperia E4g smartphone, an affordable LTE device with a great battery life and many features usually only associated with high-end phones.

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South Africa to get SUHD as Samsung redefines TV

24 Feb 2015 by
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South Africa to get SUHD as Samsung redefines TV

When Samsung unveiled its latest range of curved LED TVs in January, the devices seemed distant and inaccessible. Now they’re about to arrive in South Africa, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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SMEs get high-tech coming of age

24 Feb 2015 by
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SMEs get high-tech coming of age

At a time when technology tools ranging from e-mail to social media are becoming more complex rather than simpler, many small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are struggling to cope with the rapid pace of change.

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Biggest year yet for hacks

24 Feb 2015 by
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Biggest year yet for hacks

Cyberattacks against Sony capped off one of the biggest years on record for cyber security reinforcing that cybercriminals are relentless with ever-increasing levels of sophistication and tenacity.

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Service comes before sales

24 Feb 2015 by
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Service comes before sales

People are increasingly interested in consuming and paying for temporary or limited access to goods and services, rather than purchasing them outright, which has led to companies focusing their business more on the customer, says QUINTON PIENAAR.

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