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New BlackBerry MD: criticism is one-sided

Criticism in the US media about the state of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) is “one-sided” and “one-dimensional” as the company continues to do well in many emerging markets, including SA, Indonesia and Mexico. That’s the view of Alexandra Zagury, newly appointed Research in

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Samsung gets new deputy MD

Samsung Electronics SA has appointed Matthew Thackrah to the newly created position of deputy MD, just weeks after the sudden resignation of MD Deon Liebenberg, who left the Korean consumer electronics giant to take the reins at Telkom Business Mobile. Thackrah, who has

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Samsung’s new Series 9 Ultrabook reviewed

The 2012 update to Samsung’s flagship Ultrabook series, the 900X, is an ultraportable computer of absolute beauty. The ultrathin machine — the Korean firm claims it’s the world’s thinnest in its category — exudes the sort of style normally reserved for products from its chief rival, Apple

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Telkom snaps up Samsung’s Liebenberg

Deon Liebenberg, until last week the MD of Samsung Electronics in SA, has been appointed as the head of Telkom Business Mobile with immediate effect.
Liebenberg headed up Samsung in SA for the past year. Liebenberg will report to Telkom Business MD Brian Armstrong. Liebenberg joined

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Samsung’s top-end ES8000 TV reviewed

Is it a TV or is it an Internet-connected computer? Actually, Samsung’s new high-end ES8000 range, the follow-up to last year’s highly impressive D8000, is both. And the result is a “smart TV” that, for a price, brings many smartphone-like features into a

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Accounting? There’s an app for that

Accounting software company Softline Pastel has released an Android application for its My Business Online cloud-based accounting service. It’s available through the Samsung App Store. The application is designed for mobile phones, with a tablet version expected to follow in coming weeks

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Samsung Galaxy S3 reviewed

I’ve had two main reactions from people when I’ve shown them the Samsung Galaxy S3. The first is usually to gasp in awe at the size and brilliance of the S3’s 4,8-inch Super Amoled screen. The second is usually to worry if it’s not perhaps just a little too big. After a week with the device, I can say

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Xperia S review: Sony still playing catch-up

Having shed its partnership with Ericsson, Japan’s Sony is still trying to find its feet in the Android handset market. Despite marketing capabilities to rival Samsung’s, Sony hasn’t managed to cement itself a place in the smartphone war. The Xperia S looks unlikely to change that. The top-end Xperia is a

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Galaxy S3 lands in SA – pictures

Samsung Electronics’ highly anticipated flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S3, has launched in SA. The phone has been available from mobile operator Vodacom since the end of last month. Billed by some as the handset that could eat into the market share of Apple, with its iPhone 4S, the S3 is available starting

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HTC One X reviewed

There are three things that strike you as you take HTC’s new flagship Android smartphone, the One X, out of its box. The first is how big the screen is; the second how thin and light it is for such a large phone; and, the third, how gorgeous its curved design looks. In the 130g HTC

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