Ripping clients off the Vodacom way

Data roaming fees can be a crippling expense, and some clients reckon mobile operators should have a cap on usage.

That was the response of several readers on learning of a hefty data roaming bill worth tens of thousands … Read the rest

Hacker implants chip to exploit Android phones

Plenty of people these days are prepared to augment their bodies with face furniture, piercings, rings and tattoos.

But would you implant a chip in your hand to show how easy it is to exploit an Android phone?

That’s what … Read the rest

Armoured vehicles to be deployed at malls in Gauteng

The police will deploy Nyala armoured vehicles at malls across Gauteng in a fight-back against the upsurge in shopping centre robberies by seemingly highly organised gangs.

But detectives made a breakthrough early yesterday when they arrested five men, in raids … Read the rest

HTC unveils two new Windows phones

(Reuters) – HTC Corp on Wednesday unveiled two smartphones running Microsoft Corp’s Windows Phone 8 software and said the devices would be available in November with several operators around the world.

The two brightly colored devices — the Windows Phone … Read the rest

Apple’s iPhone loses market share in China

Apple Inc’s share of China’s booming smartphone market slipped for a second straight quarter in October-December, as it lost ground to cheaper local brands and as some shoppers held off until after the iPhone 4S launch last month.

China, … Read the rest