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The results of the 15th Sunday Times annual top brands survey, conducted by TNS South Africa, show that Vodacom is considered the best mobile operator and that Apple’s iPhone is the most desirable handset among South African business users. The survey looks

Each year around this time, Barcelona plays host to the Mobile World Congress, the biggest annual event for the world’s mobile communications industry. In addition to usual product announcement from many of the big-name manufacturers, the buzz this year was around mobile

The new year in technology starts off with a bang with the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. As in 2012, a lot of focus at CES this year is on innovation in television as manufacturers push to enormous screens with much higher resolutions. There’s almost a sense of urgency

4K resolution television, which displays on-screen images four times as detailed as current-generation high-definition sets, is set to be the big emerging trend in television technology in 2013 judging by announcements at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Sony, Samsung Electronics

I threw away a pair of Sony headphones a few weeks ago, not out of disgust or carelessness, but because after nearly 15 years of hard service they had finally stopped working. That, in a nutshell, is the Sony story. Since it was founded in 1946 – emerging literally out of the

Most consumers have by now ditched their old-fashioned cathode-ray tube (CRT) TV sets. As the price of liquid crystal display (LCD) sets has plunged, thanks to manufacturing economies of scale, adoption of flat panels has taken off. And the more prices fall, the bigger screen sizes get, to the extent that

The Apple-Samsung trial had been running in the San Jose, California, federal court for four weeks, although the saga has been brewing for a lot longer with the two companies going at each other hammer and tongs for years now. The verdict, handed down on Friday, is by far the

It’s all too easy to get wrapped up in the latest top-end devices with their multiple cores and mega-megapixel cameras. For the bulk of consumers, budget smartphones are a far more exciting prospect. Korean electronics company LG’s Optimus L3 is just such a device, offering great functionality at a low price

LG Electronics at the weekend unveiled its new 5-inch device that blurs the line between phone and tablet. It’s called the Optimus Vue. Before Samsung released its Galaxy Note , the term “phablet” wasn’t in our vernacular. But since the Note measured in at 5,78 inches tall by 3,27 inches wide with a

Remember the old joke about the dim tailor who makes a loss on each piece of clothing but hopes to make it up in volume? That describes the market for flat-panel screens for televisions. None of the companies that produce liquid crystal display (LCD) panels — Samsung and LG Display from South Korea