8 ways you’re hurting your smartphone

Johannesburg – There are numerous ways that we might be unintentionally damaging our smartphones through bad habits and negligent use. Asharaf Rogers, Technical Manager at weFix suggests these steps to help ensure you don’t cause undue damage to your mobile device: • Too hot to trot: Never leave your device in direct sunlight, in your …

Google close to acquiring HTC assets

Alphabet Inc.’s Google is close to acquiring assets from Taiwan’s HTC Corp., according to a person familiar with the situation, in a bid to bolster the internet giant’s nascent hardware business. HTC, once ranked among the world’s top smartphone makers, is holding a town hall meeting Thursday, according to tech website Venture Beat, which cited a …

The rise of Facebook in South Africa – 2010 to 2017

World Wide Worx has released the results of its Social Media Landscape study, detailing its estimates of South Africans on social networks. It reported that Facebook saw growth of 14% in South Africa during the past year. Over 16 million locals now use the platform – up from 14 million in 2016. Taking into account …