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Opera Mini lands on Gear S page

30 Oct 2014 by
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Opera Mini lands on Gear S page

Opera Mini has become the first web browser on Samsung’s Gear S, letting users browse the Internet straight from their wrist.

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Mobile money needs reality check

27 Oct 2014 by
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Mobile money needs reality check

Although the growth of mobile money in Africa has been phenomenal, VAHID MONADJEM says that many of the figures are inflated and operators need to acknowledge the power and prevalence of cash as they build on the gains in digital money.

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All the iPhone deals in SA

24 Oct 2014 by
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All the iPhone deals in SA

The iStore is offering a wide range of accessories and purchase options for the iPhone 6. Users can also buy the phones for cash or can get finance options through FNB.

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BB Passport in SA early Nov

22 Oct 2014 by
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BB Passport in SA early Nov

BlackBerry has announced that the BlackBerry Passport will be available in South Africa at the beginning of next month. The Passport features a square screen, QWERTY keyboard and a battery that offers up to 30 hours of usage.

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Vodacom data users get free LTE roaming on Vodafone

21 Oct 2014 by
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Vodacom data users get free LTE roaming on Vodafone

Vodacom postpaid customers are now able to roam on selected LTE/4G networks when travelling, giving them faster speeds when surfing the Internet or downloading e-mails overseas.

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LG G3's little brother Beats a 5" path into SA

21 Oct 2014 by
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LG G3's little brother Beats a 5

The LG G3 Beat is now available in South Africa and it is the little brother of the LG G3.

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Samsung breaks 5G speed record

20 Oct 2014 by
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Samsung breaks 5G speed record

Samsung has reached 5G speeds of up to 7.5Gbps while in a stationary environment and 1.2Gbps while moving at 100km/h, setting two major milestones in the development of 5G data transmission.

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SA and Egypt lead smartphone growth in Africa

20 Oct 2014 by
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SA and Egypt lead smartphone growth in Africa

According to a recent IDC study, the Middle East and Africa (MEA) handset market grew to its largest size in ten quarters in Q2 2014, expanding 27% year on year to total 64 million units. Within Africa, Egypt and South Africa posted the largest year-on-year handset shipment growth, at 37% and 32%, respectively.

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Nokia Lumia 830 now in SA

20 Oct 2014 by
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Nokia Lumia 830 now in SA

Microsoft has announced that the Nokia Lumia 830 is available from Vodacom for a cash price of R5 989 or for R359 per month on a Smart S contract.

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Samsung unveils Note 4 in SA

17 Oct 2014 by
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Samsung unveils Note 4 in SA

Yesterday, Samsung announced that the Galaxy Note 4 is now available in South Africa. The device features an enhanced S Pen, better multitasking options and a Quad HD Super AMOLED display.

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