Fake News Vs Fake Shopping

Retailers affectionately call this time of the year "silly season" – the time when the kids are on holiday, malls are at their busiest and Christmas shoppers are queueing for the next 20% off sale. I can already feel my blood pressure rising as I am typing!!! For those of us who hate crowds, have...
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The Sony XZ1

Big on sound, clear on camera, flat on style When it’s time to shop for a new phone, we are often blinded by the "shiny lights" of the newest, latest and greatest premium devices on offer - a sales consultant will, with pride, explain the benefits of; the new form factor, upgraded camera, connection speeds...
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Upgrade or UpCycle?

With phones becoming ludicrously expensive and mobile technology seeming to have plateaued in terms of feature sets, is it really worthwhile upgrading to the latest flagship model? If we take a look at the car market in the early 90’s, it was all about whom could go the fastest from 0-100. By the 2000’s most...
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Nokia 8 Review

Move over #Selfie – it’s time for #Bothie   If the cell phone world was modelled on a dining experience, the Nokia 8 would definitely be the dessert at the end - #phoneporn! This is going to be a real treasure for any social media lover. Don’t get me wrong, the Nokia 8 is a...
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LG Q6 Review

Let’s be upfront here - a mid-range phone is never going to be as fast or powerful as their more expensive counterparts. That does not mean they don’t have a trick or two few up their sleeves. The LG Q6 has a few to make this a serious consideration. Let’s start with design. Featuring a...
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The BlackBerry KEYone – Bringing Qwerty Back

OK, I’m just going to come right out with it. If you are someone who is looking for an uncomplicated, efficient user experience or a business person who uses their phone as the beacon of all that is professional - get ready to have your socks rocked! Operating on Android OS BlackBerry has done what...
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What’s in a name? Breaking into the market

Even after 10 years in the industry I still wonder about how clients make choices on phones. I mean, for instance, what makes one choose a mid-range phone from a "Premier Brand" (read "popular") phone rather that a similar priced premier rated phone produced by a newcomer? It was recently pointed out to me by...
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Android Apps – Google upping the Game

You use your data and download what seems like an amazing app. As soon as you go in to use it and are met with the black screen of death? Has this ever happened to you? Due to the "open to all" nature of Android, developers can submit an unlimited number of poorly designed or...
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Car Safety – Car Kits

The Western Cape Government just dropped a new texting while driving advert. Its good -  Really Good! (If you haven’t seen it, you really should take a look – Definitely food for thought. As someone who sits in traffic on a daily basis I may just have seen it all. From the "eyes down" texter...
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Porting

Back in the day if you were unsatisfied with your service provider, had poor signal or just wanted a change you had to kiss your cellphone number goodbye. Porting has revolutionized the cellular industry allowing customers to be selective without having to worry about losing their number. With over 30 stores nationwide and as an...
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