Category Archive: Mobile

Car Rental Gets the Uber Treatment

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Car rental is about to undergo a disruption similar to what the taxi industry experienced with Uber. South African startup Locomute will allow one to rent a car for as little as one… Continue reading

A Medium Worth Watching

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For many people, the iPod was just a device for playing music. And the smartphone? Well, that’s for playing games, GPS, social media, maybe YouTube… and making phone calls. Plus any number of… Continue reading

Top Tech Trends by Google

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According to research by Think With Google, the Top 3 trends for 2015 are… Well, don’t take my word for it, click here to see a fascinating infographic outlining how the Internet of… Continue reading

Why Facebook Is Totally Rethinking Online Ads in Africa

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“In Africa, a good percentage of people use Facebook on “feature phones“—cheaper devices with small screens that provide a far more limited means of accessing modern online services—and they’re dependent on relatively slow… Continue reading

Keep your eyes on the road

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We all know it. If you’re in the car and your mobile phone signals that you’ve just received a text message, ignore it! If you don’t you could end up becoming another statistics.… Continue reading

Ornico Publishes second Africa Annual

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Growth is the dominant theme in this 2014 edition of the yearly magazine brought out by the brand, media and reputation research company.   “Growth – that’s what it is all about. Whatever… Continue reading

Africa’s First Smartphone Brand Sells Well in Namibia

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“One of the newest and most popular outlets for technological gadgets in Windhoek, Gadgets Namibia, yesterday said demand for Africa’s first mobile devices brand, mi-Fone, is increasing at a rapid rate. According to… Continue reading

MMA sets creative benchmark for mobile advertising

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The Mobile Marketing Association – the world’s leading global non-profit trade mobile marketing association – has undertaken an analysis of 450 award-winning and leading brand mobile campaigns to uncover five crucial creative insights… Continue reading