Google Play will allow users to test apps before installing

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 20 October 2017

Google brings its Instant Apps to the Play Store, allowing users to give apps a test run before committing to a full install. FULL STORY >


Microsoft will no longer accept Bitcoin as payment in its app store

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 14 March 2016

In a surreptitious move from Microsoft, the company has opted to remove support for payments via Bitcoin on its Windows app store. FULL STORY >


Apple to increase App Store prices in SA and others because of exchange rate

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 19 January 2016

The current US exchange rate is about to affect our smart devices, with Apple set to increase the price of apps in South Africa, Canada, New Zealand and other countries this Friday. FULL STORY >


Five things we want from Windows Mobile 10

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 6 October 2015

Part of Microsoft's cross-platform approach to Windows 10, the mobile version of the OS has its work cut out. We list five things MS needs to nail down to be successful. FULL STORY >


Mxit 7 launches in phased rollout

By Hanleigh Daniels 12 November 2013

Mxit makes a reinvigorated play for the hearts and minds of IM and social networking mobile users via Mxit 7. FULL STORY >


Twitter incorporates Vine videos into user timelines

By Hanleigh Daniels 31 October 2013

Twitter updates its official Android and iOS applications to make timelines more engaging for mobile device users. FULL STORY >


Phone Home: The latest smartphone news

By Hanleigh Daniels 29 October 2013

The last couple of weeks have been eventful when it comes to smartphone news and releases. Catch up with it all in our smartphone news round-up. FULL STORY >


Apple unveils new MacBook Pro, launches Mac OS X Mavericks

By Hanleigh Daniels 23 October 2013

Apple announces its new MacBook Pro that boasts Intel’s latest Core i processors plus makes the newest edition of Mac OS X dubbed Mavericks available for download. FULL STORY >


Apple iOS Apps of the month - September 2013

By Ryan Noik 6 September 2013

You'll never come close to going through all the apps in Apple's App Store. TechSmart finds the best free apps that the App Store has to offer. FULL STORY >


Twitter Android and iOS apps updated

By Hanleigh Daniels 7 August 2013

Twitter reveals some security as well as feature updates for the official Android and iPhone applications. FULL STORY >


Several top ranking apps now free on Apple App Store

By Ryan Noik 8 July 2013

Ahead of Apple’s App Store five year anniversary, several notable apps have appeared on the store for free. FULL STORY >


Operator Billing for Windows Store now available on Vodacom

By Hanleigh Daniels 13 June 2013

Nokia and Vodacom make operator billing available as an alternative apps payment option for Vodacom subscribers. FULL STORY >


RIM to make music catalogue available in BlackBerry World

By Hanleigh Daniels 30 January 2013

RIM reveals that the recently renamed BlackBerry World app store will be home to a slew of multimedia content. FULL STORY >


Apple App Store surpasses 40 billion downloads

By Hanleigh Daniels 10 January 2013

Apple blasts passed the 40 billion app download milestone with its App Store. FULL STORY >


RIM reveals BlackBerry 10 launch date

By Hanleigh Daniels 13 November 2012

RIM announces the launch date for its new BlackBerry 10 operating system that will power its smartphones and tablets. FULL STORY >

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