HTC One (M8) for Windows review: Same muscle, different soul

Since Windows Phone’s humble beginnings, Microsoft has been the underdog in the wireless industry. Four years later, nothing’s changed — except, perhaps, a few more percentage points of market share. Even then, it’s got a long way to go before catching up to Android and iOS. Let’s give the company credit for pushing forward, improving […]

The smartphone “kill switch,” explained

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Instagram Launches Hyperlapse App

  (iAfrica.com) – Remember Microsoft’s nifty Hyperlapse video technique? Well, Instagram is launching a new app dedicated to creating these videos. The Hyperlapse app lets you create image-stabilised timelapse video clips, with users able to choose the speed of their timelapse (1x to 12x). The final product results in a rather smooth timelapse that looks […]

Judge Denies Apple Request to Bar Samsung Phones, Tablets

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Apple may unveil iWatch on September 9 too

New iWatch? There are many artist’s impressions associated with the rumours. Apple’s first smartwatch – dubbed the iWatch – may be unveiled as soon as next month alongside the much-anticipated iPhone 6. Technology news site Re/code has reported the tech giant will announce a brand new wearable device on September 9. The report follows the […]

Are Uber’s aggressive recruitment tactics legal?

Uber has come under fire this week for employing controversial recruitment practices against rival Lyft, but beyond a question of ethics some experts say the revelations could potentially put the company in legal hot water. Uber hires teams of independent contractors that it calls “brand ambassadors” and arms them with burner phones and credit cards […]