THE GSMA has awarded Econet Wireless in partnership with Comviva the title “Provider of the world’s best mobile solution”. The recognition comes in recognition of EcoCash, the leading mobile wallet in Zimbabwe. Econet introduced EcoCash envisioning a cashless society. The service has a wide network of payment points, and integration with existing providers only makes
The GSMA has recognized the Samsung Galaxy S7 as the best smartphone of 2016 at MWC. The S7 Edge got this award in the Best Mobile Handsets and Devices category at the annual Global Mobile Awards at Mobile World Congress 2017. The award takes into account a range of factors, including outright prettiness and performance.
According to this report from the Wall Street Journal, Apple is planning to use USB type C across the whole range of iPhones this year. Apple has traditionally used proprietary connectors on its iphones. The connectors used to be fast, but with USB type C the industry standard is certainly faster. Maybe the Cupertino giant
Telecel has followed Econet in denying DStv settlements via mobile wallets. From March, Telecash won’t be making DStv payments. The dry spell of foreign currency has led to financial providers cutting down of external payments. The reserve bank is low on Nostro value, and it is the private institutions that suffers first. Now that even ZESA
Facebook has pulled another Snapchat through Whatsapp, introducing a different kind of status. Since Monday, users can now post statuses that expire after 24 hours. With the update, you can now post stickers and GIFs as status. Like the rest of the app, the feature is end to end encrypted. WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum said
Samsung teased series 9 for its Exynos chipsets via @SamsungExynos account on Twitter. This could end up driving the next flagships. The S8 duo was rumoured to use the Exynos 8895 chipset for the Exynos versions. But Samsung would probably want to put up the latest and greatest toe to toe with the Snapdragon version.
The Internet has circulated rumors that the next iPhone will feature wireless charging, but analyst points to the feature being delayed. Apple joined the wireless power consortium last week, cementing the rumors. Apple has had a wireless charging partnership with Broadcom for 2 years now. This means their system could be close to perfection. However, JPMorgan