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Vodacom launches OneNumber with Samsung to unveil South Africa’s first eSIM wearable

Vodacom customers will soon have the freedom to connect and link a number of devices to their primary account using the same phone number following the launch of Vodacom OneNumber. As the service evolves, customers with multiple devices that have SIM or eSIM capability such as smartwatches, tablets, additional phones and laptops or even your car will be able to connect to the Vodacom network, inde... »

Samsung plans to replace packaging with environmentally sustainable materials

Samsung goes green with new packaging

Samsung Electronics has rvealed that the company will start taking steps this year to replace plastic packaging materials with paper and other environmentally sustainable elements. From the first half of 2019, the packaging used currently for Samsung’s products and accessories – ranging from mobile phones and tablets to home appliances – will be substituted with environmentally sustainable materia... »

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South Africa on the brink of the Smart Home revolution

Thanks to the spread of fibre networks and reductions in data costs, South Africa is set to start benefiting from true smart home innovations and ship new smart home appliances to local shores in 2017. “2017 will be the beginning of an exciting new phase in SA’s evolution to smart living. Now that the high speed connectivity infrastructure is in place and data costs are dropping, the foundations a... »

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Samsung Smartwatches now compatible with iOS devices

Samsung Electronics has revealed the expansion of iOS compatibility across the latest Gear family of devices including the Gear S3, Gear S2 and Gear Fit2. According to the firm, users can now download the Samsung Gear S app for the Gear S2 and Gear S3 or the Samsung Gear Fit app for the Gear Fit2 on compatible iOS devices from the Apple App Store. Once the appropriate app is downloaded, users will... »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall

Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7

Samsung is in the process of recalling its latest mobile device, the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. The recall occurred after the company had found issues with the device’s battery. According to Samsung, it is suspending all sales of the Galaxy Note 7 and will offer current owners of the device a replacement. The announcement follows reports of batteries exploding on some of the phones. Samsung r... »

Samsung Smartwatch

IFA 2016: Samsung unveils Gear S3 Smartwatch

Samsung Electronics today unveiled the Gear S3 smartwatch. Inspired by traditional timepieces and the art of watchmaking, the Gear S3 smartwatch, according to Samsung, combines timeless design with the latest in mobile technology, including IP68 water resistance, mobile payments, LTE connectivity and built-in GPS. As revealed by Samsung, the Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch is available in two designs t... »

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Samsung programme empowers female technicians in South Africa

In the electronics repair industry, a field where 99% of employees are men, Samsung Electronics South Africa has begun making inroads into these numbers with its Samsung Women Technical Programme. The first 16 graduates of what will be an ongoing programme have recently begun working at Samsung’s various service centres. The Samsung Women Technical Programme is an initiative which started in Novem... »