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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...



Frontback - The App That Takes a Picture Of The Front and The Back
22 Feb 15
It's all in the name, but still - this app needs a short description; it's just that cool.Frontback makes use of both your phones cameras at the same time and then stitches them together for you into one really amazing picture.Selfies appear less egotistical. Scenic shots capture your expression at the time (after all, you probably took the picture because the moment inspired you right?). ...



Mobile Data Strain On The Way In South Africa
21 Feb 15
Recently an article published on Fin24.com reported on a possible mobile data crunch that may be headed for South Africa. Experts are warning that the number of mobile data users and their data usage are growing faster than the available spectrum can handle. So what does this all mean? Well unless more mobile data spectrum is made available the demand for data will come under severe stra...



Kill Your Cell Phone Bill - Look Into Porting
20 Feb 15
Is your cell phone bill killing you?You may find that a Network other than the one you are on is offering the perfect deal to suit your needs. What’s stopping you? Porting your cell phone number is:QuickEasyFreeBest of all you won’t lose your current cell phone number (learn more about porting here). So kill your bill and switch Networks ...



Addictive Free Gaming App Of The Week
20 Feb 15
2048The game is just as simple as its name, but far more fun and far more addictive.Like most simple cell phone and tablet games "2048" is actually far easier to play than to describe, so Phil's advice is to just download it now and start playing. Our promise is that you will love it.In an attempt to describe the game here goes:You play the game by creating a box with the number 2048 in it. Yo...



How Cell Phone Signal Jamming Works
18 Feb 15
Did you know that your cell phone reception can be jammed? It’s really not that complicated and can be done on a fairly large scale (as evident at Thursday’s State of the Nation address). So how does it work? Cellular signal are typically really robust but they are also easily disturbed. In order to cause enough disturbance all a "jammer” needs to do is cause lots of signal noise which s...



Cell Phone Signal Jamming - Is It Legal?
16 Feb 15
In short the answer is "no”. However there are certain special instances where cell phone signals are legally allowed to be jammed. Icasa, in response to Thursdays State of the Nation address by President Jacob Zuma’s, said in 2012 that the use of wireless signal jammers in South Africa was illegal. In fact there are certain exceptions, none of which apply to what happened on Thursday ni...



The Repercussions Of Signal Blocking In Parliament - SONA
15 Feb 15
You may have heard (unless you only watch SABC News who did not report on this) that cell phone signals were blocked during President Jacob Zuma’s state-of-the-nation-address (SONA) on Thursday. This suspicious act of course has raised questions about whether the institution acted illegally in doing so. The South African media houses are now seeking a court order which will prevent this ...



Supercharged Cell Phones
12 Feb 15
ARM has announced that its next generation cell phone chip processor will deliver 3.5 times the power of the chips powering today's smartphones. What does that mean? The new chip will have 3.5 times more power (so your phone will become more powerful) and it will be 75% more energy efficient (so your super-fast phone will last longer). Loading apps faster, being able to process an...



Phone Battery Blues - Tips, Tricks and Facts to Get Through Loadshedding
11 Feb 15
Everyone knows that size doesn't count, in fact the smaller the better - its stamina that counts. We are of course talking about cell phone batteries.Your phone is important to you, you rely on it for information, navigation, communication, safety and of posting pictures of cats on the internet. However load shedding has made it ever more important to understand how to take care of your phone ...



Top App - SwiftKey
11 Feb 15
This is an oldie but a goodie. If you have just received a new phone, or if your current phone does't have Swiftkey - well what are you waiting for? Download it now!Swiftkey is a keyboard replacement for your iPhone and Android phone. With support for over 800 emoji emoticons you will be guaranteed to love this app. Swiftkey has transformed the keyboard to an extent that your typing skills wil...



Network Number Porting - The Facts
09 Feb 15
Mobile Number Portability (MNP), What Is It?MNP, or Network Porting, or simply switching Networks gives you the power to switch your current cell phone network or service provider to a network of your choosing but still keep your existing cell phone number. In South Africa we have four Network Service Providers namely; Vodacom, Cell C, MTN and Telkom. Each Network is...



The Classic Revival - BlackBerry
08 Feb 15
There was a time in South Africa when owning a BlackBerry cell phone was the only choice when choosing a smartphone for the socially concerned. BlackBerry offered its users status, cutting edge technology and of course free BBM. Of course the honeymoon which BlackBerry enjoyed in South Africa was called to an abrupt end when the smartphone manufacturer couldn't offer its users what the...



Microsoft Buys Email Startup - Re-brands As Outlook
05 Feb 15
Recently Microsoft purchased Acompli; an email start-up app. Many were puzzled, that is until Microsoft rolled out a new version of the app under the familiar name Outlook. The Outlook app is powerful, beautiful and fills a big gap always evident in Microsoft’s mobile offering. The app supports Yahoo, Gmail, iCloud, Google Drive, DropBox… the list goes on, and you can set up multiple acc...



Xiaomi MiNote Sold Out Record - 3 Seconds
05 Feb 15
On your marks, get set, go. You can’t deny that the Xiaomi Mi Note is off to a great start – after all it was sold out in just about 3 seconds. The 5.7 inch smartphone was set to become the iPhone killer (or competitor). Although the total number of phones sold has not been disclosed however there were 220 million reservations for the device. The MiNote comes with an impressive bundle of...



The Future Of The iPad
04 Feb 15
Many people believe that the future isn't very bright for the tablet, except for Tim Cook, Apple CEO. Tim Cook believes that "over the long arc of time," there's still a "very, very bright future" for the iPad. This is response to the recent decline in iPad sales. Apple sold "only” 21 million iPads during the December quarter, down from 26 million just the year before. In relation ...



FillApp - The South African Fuel Alert App
03 Feb 15
FillApp is designed to help South Africans save petrol money. Recently fuel prices have become sovolatile that by knowing the best time to fill up could literally help you save hundreds of Rands.TouchFriendly (the developers behind this handy smartphone app) developed FuelApp for the consumer on the move. The app is easy to install, requires to sign up and delivers no advertisements. Like Phonefin...



Talking Tech On CliffCentral.com With Phonefinder
02 Feb 15
There are so many cell phone deals out there but which one is right for you? The tech team speak to Lance Krom from phonefinder.co.za who reveals a solution that marries you up to the ideal phone and contract package, all at the touch of a button.Listen to the podcast here ...



Win Power With Phonefinder - 10 Swiss Mobility Power Packs To Give Away
02 Feb 15
WIN!NO POWER AT HOME? THEN GET POWER IN YOUR POCKET! Phil has decided to give away 10 Swiss Mobility Power Packs to 10 lucky Phonefinder winners Keep your phone powered up during load shedding with PhonefinderHow to enter First sign up to our newsletterThen find Phil in this heap of phones on Facebook The 10 lucky winners will be selected at random and announced on th...



Facebook Has 1 Point 4 Billion Users
02 Feb 15
Boasting 1.4 billion users must be pretty amazing, no wonder Mark Zuckerberg as such a big smile. Facebook may evoke mixed emotions within you, but the chances are you will turn to Facebook to express those emotions anyway. That is because Facebook has become a part of many of our lives. It’s where we store precious pictures, curate our friendships and express our thoughts (some more than oth...



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