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Keeping with the theme of naming Android releases after sugary treats, Google has revealed that version 6.0 of the software – now used on more than a billion devices worldwide – will be known as Marshmallow. Android 6.0 Marshmallow is

Google has announced some of the most significant changes to Android yet. At its annual developer conference, I/O, which is taking place in San Francisco this week, it has revealed an overhaul to the design of its mobile system and a bunch of new features that take it much

In case you missed his first two contributions, Jerm (also known as Jeremy Nell) has joined the TechCentral editorial team. Jerm, whose current affairs cartoons are widely talked about, is contributing an exclusive tech-focused weekly cartoon, called Backspace. Jerm is a

Anyone in doubt that Android is poised to be the Windows of the smartphone era, read on. Google’s market share of operating systems on smartphones leapt to 69,7% of the total market in the fourth quarter of 2012, from 51,3% a year earlier. That represents a 33% increase. During the

In case you missed his first contribution last week, Jerm (also known as Jeremy Nell) has joined the TechCentral editorial team. Jerm, whose current affairs cartoons are widely talked about, is contributing an exclusive tech-focused weekly cartoon, called Backspace

Pitched as an “SA-inspired” tablet, the first generation of Wise Touch Tablets are meant as a budget alternative to high-end tablets. The tablets offer preinstalled localised content and are intended for educational applications. The biggest selling point of the Wise tablet is its price. At R2 100 for the Wi-Fi-only

“Ideas so simple,” reads a cartoon on an elevator door, “that they feel like the completion of a thought,” continues its twin. Similar doodles adorn the walls of HTC’s headquarters in Taoyuan, near Taipei, and business cards carried by the smartphone-maker’s staff. John Wang, the chief marketing officer, lays out a set of four: concentric