No fees, no paperwork, in new FNB mobile account
First National Bank (FNB) has launched eWallet eXtra, a mobile bank account that allows unbanked and underbanked South African consumers to use a feature phone or a smartphone to open a bank account without ever walking into a branch.
Fitbit Versa comes to SA
Earlier this week, Fitbit announced the Versa smartwatch - the company’s lightest smartwatch to date, featuring a battery life of up to four days and cross platform capability.
Storage blues for smartphones
A recent survey has revealed that storage is a problem for many smartphone users in SA, with 22 percent running out of space at least once a week and 56 percent running out of space every three months.
Emirates Wi-Fi: 1-million connect in 1 month
Emirates has set a new record with over 1-million Wi-Fi connections made on board its flights in March alone with 1,037,016 Emirates customers connected to the internet during their flight.
Google Go gets going
Google today launched Google Go, a new app that it says provides a lighter, faster, way to search.
Mobile threat is growing
Mobile threats are a real and large issue in the current threat landscape and there is no doubt that the hackers are gaining momentum and finding newer, more innovative ways, to exploit mobile devices.
Intel brings i9 to laptops
Intel last week unveiled a mobile range of its powerful Core i9 series processors. The new line-up brings desktop performance to laptops, writes BRYAN TURNER.
South African crime app gets over 150 000 downloads
The Namula security app with free crime response has recently reached 150 000 downloads.
Now money can move between PayPal and M-PESA
Safaricom, PayPal and TransferTo have announced a collaboration on a new service that will allow movement of funds between M-PESA and PayPal accounts.
Huawei ups the smartphone ante
Last week Huawei released its P20 series of smartphones in South Africa, setting high expectations in the local market. SEAN BACHER was there.