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Some Samsung Galaxy Folds have screen problems and they haven’t even gone on sale yet

About a week before Samsung’s highly anticipated Galaxy Fold hits the consumer market, a few journalists seem to be experiencing issues with their review units.

How your smartphone can encourage active living

Of all screen-time enabling devices, smartphones are the truly ubiquitous ones, which in essence makes them tools of equity in the 21st century that provide access to billions of people around the world.

#RewriteTheRules with the Huawei P30 series

Huawei's newest series of top-shelf smartphones, the P30 Series headed by the camera-centric Huawei P30 Pro, has landing in South Africa with a bang. Whether users are keen on the high-end camera capabilities of Huawei's flagship, the still-amazingly-packed Huawei P30, or the budget category-dominating P30 Lite, there's something available for every need and every price point. 

Samsung announces seven (yes, seven) devices for its new Galaxy A range

At an Unpacked event in Hong Kong today, Samsung announced seven new devices that will join the Galaxy A range, these will come to South Africa.

Qualcomm to make ‘gaming’ smartphones more accessible with the Snapdragon 730G

If you've been paying attention, you'll notice that mobile gaming is ramping up. And not just the Candy Crush sort of game, either. Full-fledged console games, custom stores, and battle royale are all more prominent than ever. But to actually play high-end titles, you need a high-end phone. Because high-end processors. Qualcomm's looking to change that,  a little, with the Snapdragon 730G.

Nokia 9 PureView launched and priced for South Africa

It's turning into a decent week for Nokia fans. We've already taken a look at the Nokia X71 (not a spy-plane) and now we've got local details for the Nokia 9 PureView. Specifically its availability and how much it's going to cost. And it's surprisingly inexpensive. 

Huawei’s P30 range is now available at MTN – Here are your contract options

The highly anticipated Huawei P30 Pro and its buddies are now available in South Africa. MTN South Africa details its contract offers available.

15 Apple products that changed the way we look at tech

What with Apple cancelling its failed AirPower mat, we’ve decided to look on the bright and shiny side, and find some of Apple’s best tech from a time when Steve Jobs steered the ship.

Huawei launches South African online store, P30 series pricing

Huawei South Africa revealed its first official South African online store at its P30-series launch event this week, along with pricing for the new range.

Huawei launches the P30 Lite, priced at R6,000 for South Africa

Huawei has officially introduced the final member of its P30 series of smartphones: the Huawei P30 Lite. We've already seen what the P30 Pro can do (except we haven't really seen what it can do, yet -- the low-light camera performance is said to be amazing) and the P30 is no slouch either. The P30 Lite, on the other hand... that's the budget contender and it's looking quite er... contentious.

Nokia’s going big with its triple-camera, mid-range X71 smartphone

The Nokia X71 might sound like the tech company is working on a spy-plane rather than a smartphone but that’s obviously not the case… unless Nokia’s hiding something from us. But no, the Nokia X71 is definitely a smartphone. One with a great many pixels at its disposal. We can get behind that. But before we get to check out the camera(s), it’s worth glancing at the screen. ...[Read More]

MTN launches sub-R250 smartphone, the Smart S

Mobile operator MTN has announced it's got a new MTN-branded smartphone heading to its stores priced at a mere R249.

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