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Snapchat ready to test new unskippable ads for some of its shows

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 26 April 2018

The test ads called 'Commercials' will be placed on a select number of shows on Snapchat. FULL STORY >

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Snapchat's recent redesign is here to stay

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 February 2018

Following a less than well received redesign, and a recent petition on Change.org, Snapchat says the changes it has made are here to stay. FULL STORY >

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Snapchat beats expectations for 2017 earnings

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 7 February 2018

While it's still losing money, 2017's yearly earnings for Snapchat prove to be more positive than initially expected. FULL STORY >

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Snapchat’s new redesign not going down so well

By Staff Writer 16 January 2018

Snapchat’s efforts to rekindle a love affair with users seem to be going rather badly. FULL STORY >

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Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 845 chip for next year's flagships

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 6 December 2017

The chipmaker unveiled its latest processor at the Snapdragon Tech Summit, with the 845 being tipped for use in next year's flagship phones. FULL STORY >

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Snapchat adds object recognising filters ahead of app's design overhaul

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 27 November 2017

It's now common knowledge that Snapchat is set for an extensive redesign soon, but that has not stopped the app from releasing new filters that recognise animals and food. FULL STORY >

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Snapchat said to have significant app overhaul on the way

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 8 November 2017

In an earnings letter to investors, Snap Inc. CEO Evan Spiegel says a significant overhaul to the app is on the way. FULL STORY >

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New paperclip links, backdrops and voice filters added to Snapchat

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 6 July 2017

Snapchat debuts new add-ons that users should be more excited to use than Snap Map. FULL STORY >

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Snapchat releases update to create custom geofilters

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 3 July 2017

Following its divisive Snap Map feature, Snapchat has released a new tool that allows users to customise their geofilter. FULL STORY >

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Snapdragon 450 is Qualcomm's latest CPU for mid-range phones

By Staff Writer 30 June 2017

The company's latest processor is designed to power mid-range devices and will serve up an octa-core setup, support dual lens cameras and provide LTE connectivity. FULL STORY >

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Snapchat's slow growth rate not sitting well with investors

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 May 2017

Despite clocking 166 million daily active users, Snapchat still trails behind Instagram Stories, and the company is unsure if it will ever make a profit. FULL STORY >

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Qualcomm debuts new Snapdragon 660 and 630 chips

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 9 May 2017

Say hello to the Qualcomm Snapdragon CPUs that will probably power your new mid-range devices going forward. FULL STORY >

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Facebook's Snapchat clone, Stories, gets unveiled

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 29 March 2017

Available within the Facebook mobile app, the company details its "new" Stories feature. FULL STORY >

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Polaroid back in SA with instant cameras

By Staff Writer 17 March 2017

Instant photo brand Polaroid is back with imaging in South Africa. A range of instant cameras and printers are now available, distributed by Premium Brand Distributors, currently responsible for Nikon locally. FULL STORY >

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Qualcomm unveils its second-gen Gigabit LTE smartphone modem

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 February 2017

Despite being on its second iteration, Qualcomm's latest Gigabit LTE modem will not feature in a phone this year, but does serve up 1.2 Gbps download speeds. FULL STORY >

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