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Are the days of GPS-powered personal navigation devices (PNDs) numbered? With Google Maps Navigation now offering SA Android smartphone users free turn-by-turn navigation and Nokia’s Ovi Maps offering live traffic information, it’s hard to see how standalone

There’s less and less separating mobile handsets from one another when it comes to the hardware that powers them. So, what happens when users can decide for themselves what operating system software they want to run on their phones? Just looking at the latest

Google on Monday said it was buying Motorola Mobility for US$12,5bn in what most analysts are seeing as escalation of the software patents war with Apple and Microsoft. But the acquisition holds both opportunities and big risks for the

BlackBerry’s popularity in SA is showing signs of waning, while consumer predilection towards Apple and HTC is skyrocketing. This is according to new research by BMI-TechKnowledge, which surveyed early adopters of smartphones. Nokia

HTC’s long-awaited Sensation smartphone has finally begun shipping from SA’s mobile operators. The 4,3-inch touch screen device, which HTC has dubbed a “multimedia superphone”, has generated enormous interest since the fast-rising

Samsung’s successor to the well-received Galaxy S is one of the first dual-core phones to make it to market, and it’s certainly set the bar high for the likes of the HTC Sensation, LG Optimus 2X and iPhone 5, all of which are expected later this year. The most striking

Every major mobile device manufacturer has, or is, releasing a tablet, and HTC’s first offering is the Flyer — a 7-inch Android tablet that distinctly resembles an oversized Desire HD. In fact, because the Flyer runs Android 2.3.3 (rather than the tablet-specific

Think about how many of your friends use Nokia handsets today as opposed to a few years ago. Chances are many of them have ditched the Finnish handset manufacturer’s devices for alternatives from companies such as Apple, Samsung

Taiwanese handset manufacturer HTC will launch its first tablet computer in SA this week. The 420g, 7-inch HTC Flyer, which runs version 2.4 of Google’s Android operating system, will cost R6 360

Apple’s popular iPad has ruled the roost in SA since it launched the first iteration of the device in January, followed a few months later by the iPad 2. However, Apple’s early domination of the market