There are still untapped opportunities for software to completely revolutionise virtually every industry on the planet, writes Alistair Fairweather.
The phrase â€śIf youâ€™re not paying youâ€™re the productâ€ť may be familiar in tech circles but is still sinking in for many users of free apps.
The worldâ€™s most famous galleries now offer phone and tablet apps to guide us through their collections.
Absa and Investec have both finally launched banking apps in the last two weeks â€“ and both have taken a narrow view of the market.
There are thousands of photo processing apps available on the App Store, but many of them are not worth your time or money, writes Amelia Hunter.
The much-debated question of how many apps an app store needs was put in a South African context at BlackBerry Jam developer conference in Amsterdam.
BlackBerry's App World has been replaced by BlackBerry World, a new multimedia storefront that appears to go head to head against iTunes.
If the latest gadgets are anything to go by, technology is becoming the key to wellness. Rory Carroll reports.
Microsoft may have stolen a march on its smartphone rivals by putting social connectivity at the heart of the user experience.
We pick the best of its 450 000 apps, for music fans, children, gamers, shoppers ... There's even an antidote for app addiction.
A local organisation has made it their mission to use technology to help us become more responsible shoppers.
Besides unearthing great finds, you can get a visual preview of what is on the menu.
Got a new tablet computer or smartphone for Christmas? Don't be put off by the staggering amount of apps available.
One of the most curious side effects of rapid innovation is on language. Rather than making words up, we prefer to frame things in analogy.
Wired argues that apps have supplanted the web -- but whether the model works for news organisations is another matter.
One day, Lance Stewart was trying to get out of the tube station in a hurry. "I got off the train and suddenly found myself behind a huge crowd."