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Samsung Galaxy S6 – it’s Got the Edge
12 Apr 15
Samsung’s latest flagship phone has just been released into South Africa, and it has a distinct difference to the competition – it has a curved edge. The question on most peoples minds is "do I need the edge?” The answer is no, however it is pretty cool. As expected the Galaxy S6 (with or without the edge) is one of the best Android phones on the market today. The hardware that supports the G...



Phonefinder on MyBroadband
06 Apr 15
Recently www.mybroadband.co.za wrote an article on Phonefinder. MyBroadband is the largest IT website in South Africa so we are really grateful for this amazing article."Phonefinder.co.za isn’t in the business of simply finding phones. That’s too easy. Instead Phonefinder tackles the frustrating problem faced by millions of South Africans every year – the problem of choosing the best cell phone co...



Play the Phil on April Fools’ Day
31 Mar 15
April Fools’ Day is just simply brilliant. It’s a day where pranksters can openly get away with pranking unsuspecting victims (to be fair it is April Fools’ Day so there is no excuse to be an "unsuspecting victim”). The day is sometimes called All Fools’ Day but it always falls on 1 April. The origin of the day differs slightly depending on your source of information, however the common belie...



Microsoft Unveil Their Cheapest Smartphone Ever
26 Mar 15
Looking for an affordable Microsoft phone? Well you have just found it: the Microsoft Windows Lumia 430. Microsoft have just released their cheapest smartphone yet, and it is not unimpressive by any means. The Lumia 430 features a dual-sim (very popular in South Africa) and a 1.2GHz dual-core CPU. What’s more is that the Lumia 430 runs on Windows Phone 8.1 operating system and comes standard ...



App of the Week – Cardless Cash Withdrawal By FNB
25 Mar 15
You can easily leave your ATM card at home (or in your other pants). You may have even noticed that some friends seem to never have their card with them. Before this week it was impossible to withdraw cash in South Africa without your card, but now FNB have made it possible to withdraw cash at any ATM using your trusty cell phone, which chances are will always be close by. FNB's card...



The Smartest Smart Watch
23 Mar 15
The race to create the smartest smart watch is on! Google and Intel recently joined forces with Swiss company Tag Heuer to develop something beautiful and quite possibly frightening to Apple. The vision behind Tag Heuer smart watch is set to be unveiled towards the end of the year. While Apple, LG, Sony and Samsung already offer smart-watches; the smart watch by Google, Tag Heuer and Int...



A Guide To Cell Phone Contracts and Blacklisting or Low Credit Score-Cards
23 Mar 15
View Phonefinder's Credit Friendly Service Provider's DealsPhonefinder is all about cell phones. Be it cell phone contracts, cell phone repairs, news, reviews or accessories. We are particularly proud of our comprehensive cell phone contract comparison. You see there are up to 5000 unique deals on offer from all the Networks in South Africa (Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom).However applyin...



Huisgenoot Lists a List by Phonefinder
18 Mar 15
Tien goed wat jy nie van selfone geweet het nie.Baie van ons kan nie ’n paar uur sonder ons selfone verduur nie. Maar hoeveel weet jy van hierdie moderne noodsaaklikheid?__________www.phonefinder.co.za offers a marketplace for consumers, sellers and advertisers.Learn about the latest cell phone offerings, compare the latest deals, find the best deals.Deals by Vodacom, Cell C, Telkom, MTN, Vir...



Emoji Keyboards Are Finally Here
17 Mar 15
Being able to send a happy poop to a friend using your smartphone may finally be a reality on a computer too, thanks to the Emoji Keyboard.If you own a Mac keyboard then you too can start using Emoji characters in your emails and other documents. Sending a big presentation to your boss? Well now you can sign off with a "sweaty smiley face” and a "praying hands”. How it works: The Emoji Keyboa...



Cellphones are now a big part of our lives - By Trevor Bruce - Independent on Sunday
17 Mar 15
SA has more phones than TVs – or toiletsPhonefinder (www.phonefinder.co.za) is a website which compares contract deals available from all of South Africa’s cellphone networks, service providers and device brands. It is South Africa’s first comparative cellphone contract listing company, listing more than 5 000 deals at any one time. Read the full article hereMarch 16 2015 at 11:46am By Trevor Bruc...



Top Game - Must Have iPhone or iPad
16 Mar 15
This smartphone game is just beautiful. It's called Limbo and it is simply a masterpiece (have a look at the video below).Limbo does require an iPhone 4S or later (or any model later than iPad 2).The game is set is an enchanted world where you need to navigate a young boy through a series of obstacles and traps. There are no instructions or explanations to the game - just play and have fun.___...



How To Activate WhatsApp Voice Calling In South Africa
15 Mar 15
If you don’t already have WhatsApp then we are confused how you are chatting to your friends; because everyone is on WhatsApp! Over 700 million users worldwide are on WhatsApp and now the popular chat app has released their much anticipated voice call functionality. However it’s not that easy. Just by having WhatsApp doesn't mean that you can suddenly call your friends from the app. Nope,...



Top App - Zenith Space Adventure
11 Mar 15
Like most brilliant games, Zenith Space Adventure is simple. Very simple, and very addictive.Zenith Space Adventure makes physics fun. The game is based in space and features a tiny space craft which must be expertly navigate to each level’s destination. Avoid crashes, make use of gravity and prepare to have fun.iOs download__________www.phonefinder.co.za offers a marketplace for consumers, s...



Your Phone May Soon Be Up For Ransom
09 Mar 15
Hackers love you and your smartphone. Want to know why? Well you are easy pickings for ransom. Most cell phones are left vulnerable by their owners and this has caused a recent boom in cyber-criminals who target your smart phone – mainly Android users. Fifteen years ago cyber-criminals attacked personal computers, now they are after your cell phone -which in effect is just a little compu...



The Problem With The SIM Card
08 Mar 15
Is it time to say goodbye to the SIM card? Most manufacturers and world Networks say yes, after all "subscriber identity modules” aka SIM cards have just recently turned 25 years old. You may be asking yourself "why even bother? My phone works just fine”. Well it’s not entirely about their ability to store data on your cell phone, SIM cards you see are vulnerable to data theft, and as your ce...



About Cellphones - 10 Facts
04 Mar 15
Cell phones are a big part of your life. You might deny it, but the truth is that you cannot function in today’s society without your trusty little friend. Let’s face it, our cell phones are part of our everyday lives (the below facts will prove it) and without them we will be lost (literally). That is precisely why we at www.phonefinder.co.za have created a world dedicated to cell phones just...



Best Gaming App - Timberman
03 Mar 15
To help convince you that this game is addictive, fun, challenging and just brilliant we will highlight that Timberman was featured as one of the best games of 2014. Over 15 million downloads. You should be one of them!Available on Apple iPad and iPhone ...



Android Is Winning The OS Race
03 Mar 15
When it comes to smartphones a large decision factor lies in the operating system. While there are choices it looks like the winner is clear (at least for now). That winner is Google Android. It was recently revealed that in 2014 Google’s Android OS dominated the global smartphone market with a whopping 81.5% market share. Apple was a distant second. The rest barely made the radar. Toget...



Cell C 20 Million Customer Achievement
02 Mar 15
Even though Cell C may be looking to sell (purely speculative) they can still be proud of their recent 20 million customer landmark. This marks a 44% increase. Remarkable. The increase is the result of the growth in pre-paid (45% increase) and a 29% increase in the number of Cell C data deal purchases. Cell C CEO Jose Dos Santos revealed that data usage on the network increased by 106%.&...



The Tie - Green Or A Duck
02 Mar 15
The internet was in chaos last week over what colour Phil's tie is. Is it green or a duck? It seemed like no one could agree and it had everyone baffled. Not only could no one agree on the colour of Phil's tie but the question seemed to have split the internet in two camps; the green camp and the duck camp. Finally there seems to be an answer to the question.It turns out that the answer li...



Cell C Possible Sale
01 Mar 15
It looks like Cell C is investigating the possibility of a sale. These reports are purely speculative, however the cell phone network service operator is working with Goldman Sachs in exploring various options in SA. Cell C has been financially battling within the South African cellular network marketplace due to battles against the other big players (Vodacom and MTN). Rumors: Possi...



7 Phone-Charging Myths Debunked
27 Feb 15
Ever heard that one about waiting until your phone battery is completely drained before recharging? Phonefinder shares 7 phone-charging myths to keep in mind, as well as some handy tips and tricks. Read the full article hereEssentials magazine is a 'practicals' lifestyle monthly packed with savvy solutions and stylish twists. Expect loads of tips and advice on fashion, beauty, health and t...



Mobile Myths and Tips
25 Feb 15
Recently the Afrikaans online publication www.rooirose.co.za ran an article written by Phonefinder."Die meeste selfoonvervaardigers belowe batterye met tot 21 uur praattyd en 390 uur bystand-tyd. Maar met verloop van tyd vervaag dit as jy jou foon laai met toeps en foto’s." Reaad the full article hereTo read the English version Click Here ...



Professional Film Shot Entirely On an iPhone 6
25 Feb 15
You may not believe it but this short film was shot entirely on an iPhone 6. Filmmaker and photographer Tristan Pope shot this short film, entitled Romance in NYC. The film was funded on the crowd-funding website Kickstarter. Enjoy...



Cell C Seem To Be Winning Over MTN Customers
23 Feb 15
Recent findings revealed by JSE-listed Blue Label Telecom reveal that MTN have lost 2% in the pre-paid (pay-as-you-go) market over the last 6 months to Cell C, while Vodacom have remained stable (at 50% of the market). Cell C has recently gained 21% of the market share (up from 17%). MTN on the other hand is down to 27% from 32%. Of course this does not paint a complete picture since the...



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