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Interest: South African Talent Aplenty

Interest: South African Talent Aplenty

South Africa has a tremendous amount to offer in terms of raw talent and unfortunately it seems as a nation we don’t push for recognition as other countries do. We tend to focus on the negatives and in doing so the above mentioned raw talent is superseded or neglected.

Review: LG G3 Smartphone. Simple is never simple.

Review: LG G3 Smartphone. Simple is never simple.

LG is back, and has followed up from the blockbuster G2 of 2013 with the new G3. LG’s mission is to show the mobile world how to do high technology, simply. Steven Ambrose finds out if LG’s new catchphrase “Simple is the new smart” is all true, or all hyperbole.

Review: Sony Xperia Z2

Review: Sony Xperia Z2

We called the Sony Xperia Z1 the Land Rover of the mobile world, solid, beautiful, and well crafted, well the Z2 is no less of a beast, but it appears to more have more Evoque than pure Range Rover in its DNA. The Xperia Z2 is still hewn from aluminium and glass, and follows the DNA of its predecessor almost exactly.

Review: HTC One M8

Review: HTC One M8

The HTC One M8 is by a long margin the best built, best designed, and most user friendly Android phone currently available on the market. STEVEN AMBROSE takes the HTC One M8 on his travels and reports back.


WeChat in Africa

Last week I met with Brett Loubser, MD of WeChat South Africa to discuss their messaging platform and strategy for entering the African market. WeChat is a mobile messaging client whose main competitors in the African market are Whatsapp, BBM and to some extent Mxit....

Lenovo has big plans for Africa

Lenovo is going big, and sees Africa as a massive opportunity. Not satisfied with a commanding 35% market share in China, Lenovo’s local arm headed up by Graham Braum wants a chunk of the African continents PC and related computing business.

Nokia Continue Rolling out the Change at MWC 2012

Nokia was absent from the main halls at last year’s World Mobile Congress in 2011 but has gone all out in 2012. Half of the App Planet hall is all Nokia and with lots of new toys to play with, making their stand well worth a visit. Opening their show with a huge press...

HTC at MWC 2012 – The New Ones

Mobile World Congress is the mobile love fest that happens every year in Barcelona Spain. The love was definitely in the air once again this year. As both Sony an then HTC unveiled their love children for the masses to admire. Sunday night kicked off with showstoppers...

Sony’s Comeback Triad at MWC 2012 – Xperia S, P & U

Mobile World Congress is the mobile love fest that happens every year in Barcelona Spain. The love was definitely in the air once again this year. As both Sony an then HTC unveiled their latest creations for the masses to admire. Sunday night kicked off with the...

CES 2012: Sony Ericsson Xperia S – Not Bunching Panties.

After a mightily impressive press conference last night at the International CES in Las Vegas, Sony launched four new Xperia smartphones. We popped past the Sony booth here at CES and gave them a fiddle (read that however you like). The Xperia S is the device poised...