World’s first 5G call
Vodafone and Huawei have jointly completed the world’s first call using the Non-standalone (NSA) 3GPP 5G new radio (NR) standard and sub6 GHz spectrum. The call, using a test network, took place in Spain just ahead of Mobile World Congress.
Smartphones still growing strongly in SA
Retail growth in SA’s mobile computer market has flattened out, though the market is performing reasonably well considering the tight economy, according to point of sale data from market research firm, GfK South Africa.
Kids’ smartwatches safe, fun
The growing selection of smartwatches designed for children has opened new options for parents. Wearables give them peace of mind by helping them track a child’s location and allowing them to stay in touch via text and phone calls.
Huawei P Smart arrives in SA
The new Huawei P smart phone, which combines great features from some of the brand's high-end phones is now available in South Africa at an affordable price.
BBM back with airtime game
Creative Media Works, operating as BBM, has partnered with Digitata Insights to launch the Invite2Win airtime service within its BBM Discover menu and a Vodacom USSD game.
Now iPhone screens get official repairs in SA
Core Group has announced that Apple Authorised replacements for accidentally cracked iPhone screens will be available for the first time to South African iPhone customers, through iStore and Digicape, from 29 January.
The shape of 2018
The next wave of digital technologies like chatbots and augmented reality are on their way and the promise to change our lives as dramatically as the smartphone did, says ERNST WITTMANN, Regional Manager – Southern and East Africa at TCL
TCL family watch in SA
TCL Communication has released the MoveTime MT30 Family Watch in South Africa. Based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 platform, the smartwatch helps parents stay connected with their children using the latest technology.
New smartphone will boost SA hotel services
Tink Labs Limited has announced the a smartphone called handy, a hospitality IoT solution designed to increase both revenue and guest satisfaction, as well as drive better cost efficiencies, for hotels.
Garmin’s new vivofit claims year’s battery life
Garmin has recently unveiled its vívofit 4 activity tracker that boasts an exception one year year batter life without needn’t to be charged. It also features a colour display than can be read in direct sunlight.