2019’s trending Google Searches in South Africa

Posted by - December 11, 2019

Today, Google released the results of its 2019 ‘Year in Search’, providing a unique insight into the year’s major moments and top trends based on searches conducted in South Africa. Here is what Kenyans searched for on Google in 2018 Search trends information is gleaned from data collated by Google based on what South Africans

Apple unveils its best apps of 2019

Posted by - December 3, 2019

Apple has revealed a list of apps and games that drove ‘app culture’ this year on Monday, 2 December 2019. The Global tech giant says it looks to apps to “help simplify our lives and express our creativity, connect us to friends, family and the world beyond, and of course, have fun”. This year, the

IHS organizes Telecoms 2019 Conference

Posted by - October 9, 2019

To ensure continued development and solving issues in Nigeria’s telecommunications industry, the IHS Nigeria in collaboration with Thistle Praxis has organized a Conference themed ‘Power and Telecommunications Synergy: Building Strategic Alliances for Broadband Pentration and Inclusive Prosperity’ at Landmark Event Centre Victoria Island Lagos, on October 8, 2019. Similarly, the conference was initiated to address

SA smartphone revenues grow 3.9% in Q2 2019

Posted by - August 26, 2019

Smartphone revenues grew 3.9% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2019 and unit sales dropped 4.9% to just under 3 million units in the same timeframe, continuing the same trend seen in the previous two quarters. That’s according to newly released point of sale tracking data from GfK South Africa’s Weekly Monitor, which indicates that

Spotify to expand in podcasts as growth expected to slow in 2019

Posted by - February 6, 2019

Spotify reported strong results for the fourth quarter, at the high end of its outlook thanks to a strong holiday sales campaign. As flagged in its previous quarterly report, the company expects some pressure on margins in 2019, as it launches a new strategy to grow revenue through offering podcasts and other audio content besides

LG to launch LG Q Stylus+ in February 2019

Posted by - January 21, 2019

LG Electronics has announced the new LG Q Stylus, the latest model in the expanding Q series midrange smartphones. The LG Q Stylus features handwritten input for those times when writing is more productive and expressive than typing. Depending on the market, LG Q Stylus will be available in one or more configurations: Q Stylus+,