Android

UK telecoms giant EE says to launch 5G without Huawei

The telecommunications company has ousted Huawei from its 5G plans after Google decided to cut ties with the smartphone manufacturer

Google and Android system start to cut ties with Huawei

The move could have major implications for Huawei smartphone users, as the telecoms giant will no longer have access to Google's proprietary services

After conquering the world, smartphone faces uncertain future

The next catalyst for smartphones could be the possibilities offered by the forthcoming 5G or advances in virtual and augmented reality

Google hit with record €4.34-billion fine over ‘illegal’ Android strategy

The search engine giant has said it will appeal the EU decision to slap a record antitrust fine over the use of its Android operating system

Pokémon GO floods social media as gamers dump their keyboards to hunt for cyber beasts

You've no doubt seen your social media timelines and newsfeeds inundated with posts about Pokémon Go. Here's an explainer on what it's all about.

Big hole in Android phones

Mobile security team discovers a vulnerability in Android that allows applications to gain illegitimate privileged access rights.

The flaw in factory resets

A new service allows users to sell old phones and tablets, but deleting information before selling a device does not wipe your slate clean.

Elections news in the palm of your hand

The Mail & Guardian has launched a free elections app, to keep the public informed in the run-up to May 7.

The M&G: Now available on Kindle Fire

It's finally here: the weekly Mail & Guardian can be downloaded for Kindle Fire tablets. The better news is that the first two editions are free.

The weekly Mail & Guardian is now available on Android tablets

It's finally here: the weekly Mail & Guardian can be downloaded for Android tablets. The better news is that the first two editions are free.

Please Cure Me: Medics dial it down

Medical apps could drastically improve lives, but can't be accessed by those who need them most.

BBM is coming to iOS, Android

In a surprise move, BlackBerry is taking its popular chat service cross-platform, with iPhone and Android versions due out later this year.

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State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs