Scan, monitor and check mobile subscriptions

Regularly scan your messaging inbox for messages saying you are subscribed to mobile services, monitor your contract cellphone statements or prepaid airtime balance, and proactively check your mobile subscription status with your cellular network. Do these three...

Winning app makes shopping easier

The village of Ntshuxi outside of Giyani in Limpopo may not be renowned as the home of tech start-ups, but it is this remote outpost that produced the founder of a company that is making waves in app-based business. Vutlharhi Valoyi is the founder and CEO of Zulzi, an...
Tips for safe smartphone banking

Tips for safe smartphone banking

As more consumers embrace the ease and convenience of accessing banking services through their mobile devices, it is becoming more essential for them to protect themselves from fraudsters by constantly keeping up to date with the latest apps and security measures....

The brains behind the mobile devices

We still call them “smartphones” yet we hardly ever use them as telephones anymore. Today, your smartphone has become a powerful computer you rely on daily to use for work and play, to communicate via text or email or Skype. Smartphones allow you to stay...

Are we seeing the rise of the phablet?

While tablet sales seem to be stagnating at best, its smaller cousin – the phablet – seems to be moving to fill the breach. This is the word from Chistopher Riley, CEO of The Notebook Company, who says customers appear to be turning away from the iPad in...

Mobile device Q&A with Samsung

Samsung responds to some frequently asked questions regarding its mobile devices: How long does a warranty last and what should it cover? All Samsung mobile phones come with a two-year warranty which covers functional defects. The phones can be sent in for repairs...