Positive use of cellphones appears to be limited to mundane tasks such as contacting friends to check homework.
There's been an explosion of cheaper smartphones that are affordable to most people and offering many high-end features. But are they smart enough?
Virtual reality headsets led the charge in the maelstrom of new gadgets to expand phones’ capabilities at the Mobile World Congress 2016.
Certain tactics win. Short and fast beats long and detailed. The headline becomes incredibly important, especially the one that appears on Facebook.
BlackBerry may be yesterday's smartphone but at its annual Security Summit in New York, it was looking a lot like tomorrow’s mobile security leader.
On most smartphones batteries last little more than half a day. But there's a simple secret to the real battery hog and how to double that life.
LG has spent the last two years proving its high-tech credentials as a smartphone technology leader and is now introducing market shares.
Thanks to the inexorable progress of chip design, any smartphone built today is "obsolete" tomorrow, as Moore's Law marks its 50th anniversary.
Arthur Goldstuck presented a talk via Skype at the Professional Speaker’s Association of Southern Africa on the new "smart audience", here's key tips.
A team led by Prof Hongjie Dai at Stanford University made a breakthrough by accidentally discovering that graphite made a good partner to aluminium.
Samsung, LG and HTC unveiled their high-end smartphones at the world's biggest mobile fair, in the hopes of challenging Apple.
It's customary, in January, to make predictions for the year ahead. Arthur Goldstuck sees 2015 as the year of connections.
Edgars unveiled its first Windows Phone 8.1 device, the Verssed W1 smartphone, and will be available in select retail outlets from December 15.
From sad faces to a "smiling pile of poo", Alistair Fairweather looks at how these symbols have seeped into every form of textual communication.
The Passport is one of the most unusual new shapes in smartphones since Motorola’s FlipOut way back in 2010.
Protecting your gadgets from the elements is a compromise between sleek experience and a long-lasting device. But real protection costs real money.
While smartphones are beginning to invade the mass market, an equally big divide remains. Arthur Goldstuck writes about the cost of access to data.
The numbers from South Africa's largest mobile phone retailer show a massive shift is happening in the smartphone market.