Vodacomâ€™s new mobile applications store will go live in September 2011. Vodacom Apps will feature a catalogue of over 140,000 applications powered by Appia, one of the worldâ€™s largest open application marketplaces.
Recently Bandwidth Blog spent some time with Windows Phone 7 (with the Samsung Omnia 7), and despite a great operating system and user experience, we were critical of the lack South African support – both for customers and developers.
Microsoft has announced a series of brand-new enhancements to its App Hub developer portal as part of the highly anticipated â€˜Mangoâ€™ release.
RIM today announced their new BlackBerry smartphones featuring the BlackBerryÂ® 7 Operating System (OS). The all-new BlackBerryÂ® Curveâ„¢ 9360 smartphone is an exciting addition to the popular BlackBerry Curve series.
With over 90, 000 apps available for the iPad and over 425, 000 for the iPhone, the iTunes store provides almost any app you can possibly think of. The catch is, that in order to acces all of these awesome apps you need to be living in the […]
One of the big irritations of travelling abroad is the high prices of international roaming costs. Nevermind calls, the data rates are simple daylight robbery. Luckily Skype has now made it a little easier for us, and has re-released Skype Wifi, and they also rolled out a iPhone and iPad app to help you quickly connect to one of their preferred wifi networks.
I sometimes find myself completely numb when young South African developers and entrepreneurs talk about how their next project will be a web app or iPad app thing. Have we all completely lost the plot?
As you might already know, Mac OS X Lion launched recently with a lot of the new features taken straight from Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS. The Launchpad looks like the iPad, application state-saving, inverted (natural?) scrolling, full-screen apps and an app store amongst other features. There are subtle interface changes that give hints to what Apple are planning.
Yeah – there is a bit of a war brooding out there. And its not Microsoft vs Apple. Its the battle of the mobile OS’s. So take a look at this infographic that details the personality characteristics of users of iPhone and Android. Hunch is a pretty great site that makes recommendations based on things your personality and things you already like, so they have a pretty strong database to draw these correlations from. Here are some interesting findings:
Google has just announced that they will be buying Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion, at a 63% premium over the current shareprice. A relative bargain if you ask me, especially if you consider all the patents they will acquire in the process as well. The smartphone race has recently become all about patents, and this will give Google a key advantage.
Red Bull MOBILE is an innovative mobile offering that was launched in February this year. Powered by Cell C‘s new HSPA+ network it gives uses access to premium Red Bull content. Red Bull is a fantastic match for the Cell C brand as it is not only the world leader […]