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Massive smartphone shift under way in South Africa

29 Jul 2014 by
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Massive smartphone shift under way in South Africa

The numbers from South Africaís largest mobile phone retailer show, along with other fascinating insights, a massive shift happening in the smartphone market right now, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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LG goes large in 2014

22 Jul 2014 by
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LG goes large in 2014

The new LG G3, with its startling approach to the arithmetic of display, is the first serious contender for phone of the year, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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Alcatel competing from top to bottom

15 Jul 2014 by
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Alcatel competing from top to bottom

A new flagship smartphone from Alcatel signals the brandís intention to compete on design as well as price. And thatís just one element of its strategy, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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BlackBerry rolls the dice again

08 Jul 2014 by
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BlackBerry rolls the dice again

BlackBerry has joined the trend of producing high-end phones for emerging markets but, asks ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK, will the gamble pay off?

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New way opens for Huawei smartphones

01 Jul 2014 by
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New way opens for Huawei smartphones

Last weekís release of Huaweiís new flagship smartphone, the P7, rounds out the brandís aggressive strategy in South Africa, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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A tale of two connections

24 Jun 2014 by
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A tale of two connections

South Africaís latest General Household Survey show healthy connectivity growth, but the full story is less encouraging, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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Robots get real

17 Jun 2014 by
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Robots get real

Epsonís prototype for the production-line robot of the future tells us a lot about where automation technology is headed, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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Why children do tech better

10 Jun 2014 by
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Why children do tech better

Why do children catch on to new technology faster than do adults? ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK has a few answers for parents in this excerpt from his new book, Tech-Savvy Parenting, co-authored with NIKKI BUSH.

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Inside the Internet of Things

04 Jun 2014 by
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Inside the Internet of Things

We heard much about the Internet of Things and Big Data, but now itís getting practical, ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK hears from a senior Microsoft exec.

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Lenovo factory highlights Wuhan threat

28 May 2014 by
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Lenovo factory highlights Wuhan threat

A trip to the Lenovo factory in Wuhan, China, was a reminder of the impact of scale in high-tech, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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