Samsung launches folding smartphone

The Fold will be available April 26 starting at $1,980 (about R27,708), the company said.

Seeking to rev up demand in the slumping smartphone market, Samsung on Wednesday unveiled a folding handset, becoming the first major manufacturer to offer the feature.

Samsung launches folding smartphone
Samsung launches folding smartphone

Samsung launches folding smartphone

The Fold will be available April 26 starting at $1,980 (about R27,708), the company said.

Galaxy S10 launch: Samsung has new tricks up its sleeve

Galaxy S10 launch: Samsung has new tricks up its sleeve

Tonight Samsung will kick off the next round in the smartphone wars with the S10 range.
SABC announces partnership with video service Viu

SABC announces partnership with video service Viu

The Premium App, which offers a hybrid of both free and paid-for content, has long been enjoyed globally.
WATCH: SA rocket’s epic failure to launch

WATCH: SA rocket’s epic failure to launch

The rocket was tasked with reaching double the speed of sound and travelling upwards until an altitude of 15km.
Parliament to showcase SA’s readiness for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Parliament to showcase SA’s readiness for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The exhibition will also feature projects such as the Wheat Breeding Platform, robotics, artificial intelligence and 3D printing technologies.
Meet SA’s female tech titan

Meet SA’s female tech titan

At the Cisco Live expo in Barcelona last week, a South African rags-to-riches story highlighted the role of women in tech.
LG springs surprises with new V40 ThinQ

LG springs surprises with new V40 ThinQ

Last year, four cameras on a smartphone looked like excess. Now five lenses may be the new normal.
iPhone FaceTime bug lets callers eavesdrop

iPhone FaceTime bug lets callers eavesdrop

A newly discovered FaceTime bug lets people hear and even see those they are reaching out to on iPhones using the video calling software, sparking privacy fears.
Misinformation woes could multiply with ‘deepfake’ videos

Misinformation woes could multiply with ‘deepfake’ videos

If you see a video of a politician speaking words he never would utter, or a Hollywood star improbably appearing in a cheap adult movie, don’t adjust your television set — you may just be witnessing the future of ‘fake news’.
FNB banking app launches QR code payments

FNB banking app launches QR code payments

These payments are said to offer convenience and security to customers.
The most useless gadgets on show at CES 2019

The most useless gadgets on show at CES 2019

Choosing the best on show is a popular pastime, but the worst gadgets also deserve their moment of infamy.
CES 2019: TV, cars, health and gadgets galore

CES 2019: TV, cars, health and gadgets galore

If CES proved anything this year, it is that new technology is as relevant to the youth as it is to the oldest among us.
2019 iPhones could be jumping on the USB-C bandwagon

2019 iPhones could be jumping on the USB-C bandwagon

The latest iPad Pros have already made the shift to USB-C.
Desalination produces more toxic waste than clean water

Desalination produces more toxic waste than clean water

More than 16,000 desalination plants scattered across the globe produce far more toxic sludge than fresh water, according to a first global assessment of the sector’s industrial waste, published Monday.
How smart devices are reinventing the kitchen

How smart devices are reinventing the kitchen

The CES tech expo reveals just how deeply smart tech is invading the kitchen.
The best business gadgets of 2018

The best business gadgets of 2018

Getting to the office will soon be as futuristic as being in the office.
SA to switch to safer plugs in the next few years

SA to switch to safer plugs in the next few years

Over the next 10 to 50 years, South Africa’s current three-pronged triangular electrical plug will be replaced by a safer hexagonal plug.
The smart home arrives in SA

The smart home arrives in SA

The Smart Station connected devices include a vast range of gadgets for security, lighting and comfort.
The next telecoms revolution: 5G – not without big risks

The next telecoms revolution: 5G – not without big risks

What is 5G, what will it be able to do, and what are the risks?
SA launches new app to digitally track climate change response

SA launches new app to digitally track climate change response

Users can track South Africa’s greenhouse gas emissions’ profile and covers historical emissions and emission projections to 2050.
The best gadgets of 2018

The best gadgets of 2018

The best TVs on the market are the OLED units from LG and Samsung. But the nod for TV of the year goes to the Skyworth Android range of TVs.
Think before you click ‘I agree’ to pop-up boxes

Think before you click ‘I agree’ to pop-up boxes

When your Sudoku app requests access to your location, perhaps it’s time to rethink giving consent.
Friday night ruined for Telkom mobile users after data network crashes

Friday night ruined for Telkom mobile users after data network crashes

An outage impacted Telkom mobile’s national data connectivity, leaving many angry customers with data but no internet connectivity.
AWS DeepRacer: Where racing meets machine learning

AWS DeepRacer: Where racing meets machine learning

The AWS DeepRacer is a 1/18th scale fully autonomous race car, designed to incorporate the features and behaviour of a full-sized vehicle.
Uber launches new safety features in SA

Uber launches new safety features in SA

The service unveiled new safety features for the SA market, the most significant of which is an emergency button in the app.
Why smart homes are at high risk of being hacked

Why smart homes are at high risk of being hacked

The best-known example of a potential danger is the idea that smart fridges can be accessed by hackers and pulled together into a massive network.

 

 

 

 

 

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