Apple iPhone users know that traditionally July is the month to expect the latest iPhone to be announced. We South Africans then typically get it a few months later. So it is pretty sad that so far this year there was no iPhone announced at WWDC, which has always been […]
Naspers has so far been pretty quick with releasing great mobile apps to support their ever expanding empire – their News24 app is a popular app on many SA iPhones, and their recently released Supersport iPad app is a pretty great addition to any coach potato’s sports watching session. If you are already someone who watches TV with your tablet on at the same time, the new DStv guide app should prove useful.
Samsung was pretty quick on the market to compete with the iPad, but their first 7 inch device was not received too warmly. But now that same size device can is rereleased with Honeycomb.
The Android fans are gonna like this. Up until now, Android has been leading a double life – with one versi0n for phones, and another version for tablets. Compare this with iOS who have been recently giving concurrent software updates with iOS on iPhone and iPad. Well the good news is that Android’s tablet and phone lines are going to be joined in a upcoming release of Android nicknamed “Ice Cream Sandwich”, which will combine the best features of each, regardless of what class of device might be.
Man these WooThemes guys are on fire. While not simply content with selling first class themes for a variety of platforms online, they are now launching their WooCommerce plugin.
There is one event that most Apple fans look forward to every year. Hell, if you are at all into smartphones it is a pretty special day. Problem is that the wait has been a bit longer this year, but now we at least know it is happening: Apple is expected to show off its latest iPhone (or iPhones) on October 4th.
Looks like the tablet wars is getting another combatant. However – this one will come from a company who actually understands user experience better than most. Amazon.
Right now the tablet market is a little one sided. It is pretty much iPad versus the rest.
As you may know by now, I’m Android fanboy, so the fact that I specifically asked to cover the Nokia N9 launch last week Thursday, says something about how special this device is.
World of Avatar had an awesome week last week, having seen the launch of boom.fm and announcing their acquisition of Mxit. On Thursday afternoon I had a chat with Peter Matthaei the CEO of boom.fm and the CTO at World of Avatar to discuss how the investment company is doing and what his plans are in running boom.fm.
Owning an Android device means that you’ll try out a large number of applications over time. Sometimes there are so many that writing a single post for each and every one of them doesn’t really make sense – so we’re introducing a new series of posts that will showcase a few applications at once. This first iteration looks at a few South African centred applications, either developed locally, or targeting the local market.