#BeSmart and follow PriceCheck’s October Tech Trends. This week we focus on the Mobile Generation. Samsung Galaxy A5 (16GB) From R4 769 Samsung Galaxy S6 (32GB) From R8 195 BlackBerry Z3 (8GB) From R2 295 LG G3 (16GB) From R5 299 Huawei P8 Lite (16GB) From R3 199 Apple... Read more
The battery life of our smartphones is arguably the biggest concern / headache / inconvenience we face on a daily basis. What if it wasn’t? What if you could plug your empty device in and have it fully charged in 30 seconds? Sounds too good to be true, but... Read more
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The way we digest media, whether traditional or digital, has changed immensely over the past few years, and none more so than the way we listen to music. When you take into consideration that we’ve never been as spoilt for choice as we are now, it can almost be... Read more
The last few days have been interesting for the mobile industry. First Google announced the sale of Motorola to Lenovo, before kissing and making up with Samsung. Clearly Google is ensuring one thing – the continued development and growth of Android.  First lets look at the picture from a... Read more
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HTC has had a very difficult 2013. They lost their status as a Tier 1 manufacturer as phone part suppliers. This ensures that HTC will always have a competitive disadvantage against Samsung, Apple and others (the list of manufacturers is a closely guarded secret and not publicly available). Secondly... Read more
A few weeks ago Microsoft announced that they had acquired the Nokia hardware division and some other parts of the Nokia business. It sounded like it was Microsoft who was something akin of a visionary move etc. The rumor mill had mentioned that Microsoft was looking at building their... Read more
So just to get an idea of how big that number really is, let’s have a look at it: 5 000 000 000 (I am counting the zeros in my head as I type that). The current number of people using mobile phones around the world is sitting at... Read more
It has been 2 weeks since the unveiling of iOS 7 and with the highest ever upgrade to mobile software (iPhone and iPad) – there have been some pitfalls. The first day after the upgrade, you might see your battery being drained. Here are some possible solutions to make... Read more