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What’s up with mobile networks in South Africa — we look at the SA Mobile Network Report

The state of mobile networks in South Africa is an... interesting one. With many customers losing trust in most of them over recent years.

It’s just a phase: Here’s how you should watch Marvel’s MCU Phase One through Three

You know how it is -- you've got time on your hands and a freshly-created love of binge-watching brought on by too much Netflix and Showmax. When you can burn through an entire season in less than a day, what constitutes a challenge? How about the Most Ambitious Crossover Event in History™ -- Phases One through Three of Disney and Marvel's Marvel Cinematic Universe? All three phases have been comp...[Read More]

A preferred partner ripped off Instagram user data, right under Facebook’s nose

Facebook’s decision to rebrand its Instagram and WhatsApp apps as part of the Facebook empire, seems ironically well-timed as the data privacy sins of the parent were revealed to be as common at the photo-sharing app. Last week it emerged that Instagram allowed its users’ personal data to be violated by an outside company which harvested large amounts of info it wasn’t supposed t...[Read More]

Drone Racing League is offering a street-legal version of its DRL Racer4 drone to the world

if you've ever wanted to try your hand at flying a race-spec drone, now's your chance. The Drone Racing League is offering an at-home version of its DRL Racer4 drone, the unit being raced in this season's fixtures. 

Don’t expect to see Huawei’s Mate X folding smartphone before November

It's not the first but hopefully it's the last. Huawei's Mate X folding smartphone has suffered yet another delay, according to a report from TechRadar. Though it was slated for a September release this year, the Mate X has been pushed back even further

Is it the year 2000? You can now pay with a card to renew your car licence

Last week the South African Post Office tweeted that motorists can now pay with either debit or credit card for licence renewals.

Samsung details those huge 108MP ISOCELL camera sensors it is making with Xiaomi

Called the Samsung ISOCELL Bright HMX, the new 108MP sensor is "...the first mobile image sensor in the industry to go beyond 100 million pixels", according to Samsung. The company reckons the upgrade of its 64MP sensor will put smartphone cameras even deeper into DSLR-bothering territory

Running on Harmony: Huawei’s first Harmony OS device is the Honor Vision smart TV

Shortly after announcing its new multi-platform operating system, Huawei has launched the first devices running on Harmony, an Honor smart TV series named Honor Vision. 

Instagram adds to Facebook’s rash of privacy failures after now-former marketing partner sucked up huge amounts of user data

Faceboook-owned Instagram has terminated its relationship with a marketing company called Hyp3r after it was found that the company was ignoring privacy rules and collecting user data it wasn't supposed to have. What makes this worse is that the company was listed as a preferred Facebook Marketing Partner for the past year.

Apple could release a folding iPad by 2021 – report

If it's not a tablet, computer, watch, or smartphone, we're not really sure what's happening there. So take this next bit with a fistful of salt: Apple's reportedly working on a folding iPad of its very own, according to a CNBC report. 

How does Discovery Bank measure up against other South African banks?

Discovery, the guys who reward you according to healthy habits with Vitality, now wants to reward your financial habits with its new bank. 

Fitbit’s next Versa smartwatch has leaked and it’s bringing AMOLED with it

Fitbit's Versa smartwatch/fitness tracker impressed us right out of the gate, though we were less taken with the sequel. The next entry in the franchise promises to do better, though, as Fitbit's next Versa has leaked online. The highlight? A new AMOLED display, some design changes, and support for Amazon's Alexa. Looks like we might have to get that Echo tech after all.

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