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MTN Deals That May Surprise You
02 Nov 15
You may have noticed MTN in the papers recently – however their press coverage has been focusing on the wrong things! This season MTN have been releasing some pretty risky and different cell phone deals, some may confuse you, others may excite you. All MTN deals are without doubt affordable and attractive as far as data and voice goes. What are we talking about? Have a look at these MTN cell ...



Phonefinder - Comparing Phone Contract Deals for 12 Months
02 Nov 15
It has been close to 12 months now since Phonefinder has opened both saloon doors to South African online traffic. Since then the reception to the service has been incredible. Thousands of visitors make use of Phonefinder every day to compare cellular deals.Phonefinder lists every cellular deal which they can get their hands and then lists these deals in an orderly fashion for users to compare and...



Steamy Eyes on Cell C LTE Launch
30 Oct 15
You are going to be hearing a lot of news about Cell C’s LTE data plans, and that has nothing to do with their services or their recent R8 billion plan to develop their infrastructure over the next three years. No, you will be hearing about their LTE data plans simply because of one raunchy advert. Cell C seems to be releasing a lot of controversial adverts these days and we at Phonefinder lo...



Cell Phone Usage in South Africa
29 Oct 15
It is no secret that we South African’s love our cell phones. Just go to an article post on Mybroadband that talks about the latest cell phone or the latest comments made by MTN about WhatsApp, the heated comments will blow you away! We are very serious about our mobile devices. The common estimate of how many active cellphone activations there are in South Africa is about 80 million. South Africa...



Do You Think a 2 Year Contract is Old Fashioned
28 Oct 15
If you think that a 2 year contract is old fashioned then maybe this new cellular service provider is for you. Have you heard of this this new cell phone service provider in South Africa called me&you mobile? Want to know a bit about them? If the answer is yes then you are in luck because that is exactly what this article is about! me&you mobile launched earlier this year and position...



Looking at Vodacom Deals on Phonefinder
28 Oct 15
Vodacom is arguably the largest cellular network service provider in South Africa with 31.4 million subscribers on its base. When considering that South Africa has around 80 million mobile connections, it is remarkable that out of the five main Networks in South Africa that Vodacom’s base makes up to 38% of the cellular pie. A close second is MTN with its voice and data plans. ...



Free Data for FeesMustFall Student Protesters
27 Oct 15
During the #FeesMustFall protests Ruark Ferreira from Ekaya initiated a donor based system whereby students at the riot were given free data on MTN, Vodacom Telkom or Cell C. "The students on the ground need to document this movement to the world” said Ferreira. Ruark’s initiative ensured that the data costs would not limit the ability of the students to document what was going on at the prot...



Facebook for iOS Draining your Battery?
26 Oct 15
Have you noticed your iPhone battery draining whilst on Facebook? Well then you are not alone. Facebook were well aware of this issue and have fixed it. The new Facebook for iOS app resolves this issue. The reason why your phone battery has been draining more than usual after using Facebook is due to video and audio on the social media app. You may have noticed that Facebook now automati...



MTN Rising In Popularity On Phonefinder
26 Oct 15
Phonefinder lists over 5000 cellular contract deals from all of South Africa’s leading cellular network service operators. From Network direct deals from MTN, Cell C, Telkom and MTN to Service Provider deals from AG Mobile and Smart Mobile, Phonefinder makes sure that you are able to compare every contract deal on the market. Since Phonefinder compares every deal and monthly phone contract sp...



Top Apps to Download this week
25 Oct 15
Trivial PursuitEveryone loves to show off their knowledge! Now the the most addictive knowledge game has finally come to your smart phone. Trivial Pursuit lets you duel your wits against your friends or random people around the world. Choose the category which best suits you and battle players around the world. Waze Waze has always been the best navigation app on the market so why are we writing a...



Our Favorite App of the Week Makibot
20 Oct 15
This beautiful gaming app is challenging, fun and most importantly - it is addictive!Makibot requires you to guide Makibot (a steam-punk robot) through a series of progressively more difficult tasks. Jump higher and higher while collecting coins and avoid obstacles. Your goal is to overcome all traps and enemies to escape to freedom....



Mark Zuckerberg playing virtual reality ping pong
20 Oct 15
Mark Zuckerberg playing virtual reality ping pong Who doesn’t like ping pong? How about virtual reality ping pong? How about the founder of Facebook playing virtual reality ping pong? Craziest Oculus experience I've had recently," said Facebook CEO Zuckerberg. Facebook has been experimenting with games that allow people to play with one another even if they are not in the same room o...



Google Just Launched the Best Tablet Money Can Buy
20 Oct 15
We do know that the tile to this article is a little bit biased, but it just may be true – at least in the Android market. Google released two new Phablets, the slightly smaller Nexus 5X and the bigger Nexus 6P. Both devices are superb. Google has been experimenting with a number of screen sizes and it looks like they have finally hit the "Goldilocks” screen size. The Nexus 5 comes with ...



Phonefinder Phone Activation Competition
07 Oct 15
Phonefinder (Pty) Ltd lists all the greatest cell phone contracts in South Africa. Phonefinder is a Comparison Website, it is not a Network Service Provider. It is Phonefinder and not the Network Service Providers who will monitor and initiate this Competition. How to enter the competition1) Once you find your best deal on Phonefinder click CALL ME: You will be sent to the Deal...



WiFi Calling – What You Need To Know
02 Oct 15
You may have recently heard that Cell C have launched WiFi calling in South Africa. In fact the entire Cell C customer base were switched over to WiFi calling on the 1st October 2015The reason for the offering, says Cell C CEO Jose Dos Santos is that "With thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots nationally and millions more internationally, this service will really provide customers with an affordable mobile ...



Apple's Journey to The Top
08 Sep 15
Gearburn recently published an article about Apple's iPhone epic journey to the top of the cell phone stack. The article is a great read and features some statistics straight off of Phonefinder. "In the beginning Apple wanted to really wow consumers with the release of their iPhone 6 in October 2014. Since handset design and performance is so competitive between the various smartphone giants, ...



Guess How Many People Used Facebook in 24 Hours
31 Aug 15
24th of August marked another Facebook firsts. The social media site logged a staggering 1 billion active users in one day. That’s incredible. That’s one in seven people on Earth logging in to see their social feed. "When we talk about our financials, we use average numbers, but this is different," Zuckerberg wrote. "This was the first time we reached this milestone, and it's ju...



Jelly Jump - Our Top App Choice
31 Aug 15
This game is simple brilliant. It’s beautiful, fun, mesmerizing and easy to get addicted to. Keep your Jelly above water by strategically timing your jumps to the next level. Keep jumping through the ever increasing difficulties while the music and colours captivate your mind. This is a great way to waste some time on your phone. Challenge your friends, collect new Jelly Beings and ...



ZigZag - this game is just too fun.
31 Aug 15
This game is just too fun. Try stay on the wall for as long as you can. If that sounds too easy then think again, Zig Zag will make sure that you fall! Challenge your friends to see who can go the furthest. ZigZag brings you a world of colour so that you can’t possibly get bored. ZigZag uses your phone gyroscope to direct your ball through difficult zigzagging mazes. ...



Thank you Telkom for the Data Wallet
31 Aug 15
The Future Just Came To South Africa, in the Form of a Data Wallet Thank you Telkom for bringing the future to South Africa. For those of you who don’t know Telkom have successfully launched their "integrated data wallet” which will allow Telkom ADSL users to share data between ADSL and mobile data. "The mobility data usage will be deducted from your SoftCap/Integrated Data Wallet Quota ...



Top Searched Word on Google
24 Aug 15
Would you believe that the top Google Search in Google is "Google”? Well it is, at least in South Africa that is. Over the past three months Google Trends shows that the most searched term in Google is "Google”. What that says about us we don’t want to speculate. Vodacom is the second most searched for term. However if it is a Vodacom deal then you don’t need Google because Phonefinder i...



Create Music on Your Phone
24 Aug 15
This app comes direct from the UK. As a South African you may not know about the independent dance label Ninja Tune, but they seem to be big and now they have an app called Ninja Jamm. Ninja Jam is a powerful and simple app that lets you create your own music. Ninja Jam has an array of sample-tracks from which you can mix your own jams. You will be amazed at what you will start creating – tha...



Fallout Shelter App
24 Aug 15
Fallout Shelter This fun game is set in a post-nuclear world. The objective of the game is to build the perfect shelter and to create a brighter future for your underground community. You get to create your living space from a variety of modern-day rooms to turn an excavation 2,000 feet below the surface into a pleasant living space. Get to know your Dwellers and lead them to happiness. ...



We don't need chargers where we're going
24 Aug 15
"My phone battery lasts forever” is a phrase you don’t hear too often – or ever. Most cell phone batteries promise a life of over 12 hours, but as we all know that time is quickly halved once you start to actually use the device. WiFi, syncing, emails, talk time – these are all things which we need form our phones, yet they are the same things that drain the battery. So either we change the...



Free Facebook for Cell C Subscribers
05 Aug 15
Cell C users are getting really spoiled by Cell C these days. Not only are they receiving free WhatsApp usage but as on July 1 Cell C have also been giving their subscribers free access to Facebook. "Facebook usage will be free to all existing and new postpaid, top up and pre-paid customers and will continue until 31 August 2015”. The free usage includes posting pictures, Facebook Messen...



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