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Phonefinder gets a mention on Menstuff.co.za
28 Jan 15
"Trying to pull apart the crux of a cellphone contract can be like trying to solve a Rubik’s Cube with one hand, but a South African company is making the task a lot simpler thanks to a handy comparison feature." Read the full article herePhonefinder lists over 5000 cell phone contract deals from all South African Network Service Operators including MTN, Cell C, Vodacom, Telkom and Virgin Mobile S...



MTN Leading The Way With Data Share
28 Jan 15
Just when you thought that MTN was lagging behind in the cell phone operating service space they announce Data Share. Data Share is available to Prepaid, Postpaid, TopUp and MTNChoice customers. So what is it all about? Now you can share your data with up to 20 other MTN numbers. So unused data is a thing of the past because now you can add a link from a main account to up to 20 other...



We Won't Need Keyboards Where Wer'e Going
27 Jan 15
Your smartphone, tablet and other mobile devices are getting increasingly familiar with you. Learning your habits, your voice your needs – so much so that you often don’t even need to type a thing to get the results you want. Wake up in the morning and your cell phone has the weather, the traffic and your news of interest ready for you. No need to type a thing, a simple tap on your touch s...



Google May Join MTN, Cell C, Vodacom And Telkom
26 Jan 15
Google is in talks to becoming a mobile phone carrier. That means that the amount of cell phone contract deals on Phonefinder may just increase very soon. The Google service won’t start in South Africa, it may never even reach us, however the thought is promising. Google would be a virtual network operator (MVNO), like Virgin Mobile South Africa. That means that Google would be buying Netw...



Top App iBillionaire
25 Jan 15
While this app won’t necessarily turn you into a billionaire it certainly will give you the skills so that you can make smarter decisions with your money (the type of decisions billionaires may use). So instead of playing Angry Birds or Clash of Clans on your cellphone why not use your spare time to become smarter with your investments? This handy app teaches strategies used by actual billi...



My Office Magazine - Phonefinder Sees Massive Growth
23 Jan 15
Phonefinder has become South Africa’s largest cellular services Price Comparison site, now listing over 5 000 deals at any one time from all of the country’s mobile network operators. Read more...



Tiny Keyboard In Your Pocket
22 Jan 15
TextBlade is here. This miniature keyboard easily clicks together with a magnet and fits snugly in your pocket (even inside that awkward little pocket that is inside of your jeans pocket). Say goodbye to frustrating text messages and mistyped words because the TextBlade is here. This new take on mobile keyboards is actually really ingenious, simple to use and not a struggle to smuggle around....



The Ultimate iPhone Drop Test From Space
21 Jan 15
This is by far the most daring drop test by any cell phone manufacturer. Of course the test wasn't purely just for the iPhone but also for the protective cover manufacturer Urban Armour Gear. This iPhone was protected by a composite iPhone case, so please don’t try this at home. Some facts before you watch this video Starting fall from 100,000 feetWithstanding temperatures of -6...



Google Translate - An Awesome App
18 Jan 15
Google has always been our go-to translation tool, but it’s always been a little slow – and by slow we mean instantaneous but you had to press enter on the keyboard. Now Google Translate operates in real-time on your cell phone. Best of all, it’s available now. Word Lens Google’s Word Lens uses augmented reality to translate text in real time, through your phone camera, instantly! Hold your c...



Holagram Cell Phone Calls Might Be A Reality Soon
18 Jan 15
It might be a long way away from being implemented in South Africa, but the UK are experimenting with 5G Network towers with mobile data speeds of 50 Gbit/s. The technology is set to be installed in 2020. The implications of such mobile data speeds? Holographic videos on your cellphone! That’s pretty exciting....



Self Healing Phones
18 Jan 15
LG wowed audiences at CES in Las Vegas with an impressive trick – their self-healing LG Flex. This is the phone that the villain from Terminator 2 would use.  The LG G Flex of course also comes with a curved screen, but forget that for now – it heals itself! Of course for now it’s only the back cover which heals itself which may not be of that much importance to most people. However...



Phonefinder And Autopage Bring You Exclusive Deals
18 Jan 15
Phonefinder Autopage Exclusive Deals Phonefinder have teamed up with Altech Autopage Cellular in order to bring you limited and exclusive cell phone contract deals. These deals can only be found on Phonefinder. Click here to compare Exclusive DealsHow do we do it? We don’t take a commission. That’s right, Phonefinder have decided to pass up on the commission we would make and are pa...



Twisted Light - Fast Broadband
11 Jan 15
Scientists are experimenting with "twisted light”. Of course data transmitted through twisted light will travel much faster. It’s unnecessary for the layman like you and I to understand how twisted light works, all which is necessary to know is that the upper limits of data transmitting has not even nearly been met. That is great news (even if South Africa is far away from "standard” bro...



BlackBerry Classic - One Step Back In the Right Direction
11 Jan 15
It seems that BlackBerry is returning to its roots with their new phone, the BlackBerry Classic. While other manufacturers have given up on the traditional keyboard BlackBerry is making it a predominant feature. BlackBerry’s rational behind this is that they are relying on their core user, the business user, to embrace the smartphone’s physical keyboard. This phone isn't intended fo...



Thumbtom - Earn Points With Your Lock Screen
11 Jan 15
Use your thumb to earn Tom! – That’s the promise from the latest South African cell phone app start-up app Thumbtom. ThumbTom is a free Android App that pays you to unlock your phone - enjoy beautiful content and timely promotions on your smart phone’s lockscreen. Every time you open your phone you will be greeted with a "billboard” advertisement. The advertisements are in line with your...



WhatsApp Exceeds 700 Million Users
11 Jan 15
Although only still only half as big as social media giant Facebook, WhatsApp has exceeded 700 million users. The difference of course is that WhatApp users are active daily and generally only have one account. Facebook acquired WhatsApp last year for $19bn when whatApp had 450 million users. South Africa reportedly has 10million active WhatsApp users.To compare cell phone contract dea...



Selfies Just Got Brighter
11 Jan 15
Do you take selfies in the dark only to find the picture is not "share-able”? Well Lenovo has a solution for that and it comes with the Vibe X2 Pro. The problem is the flash and Lenovo have come to the rescue. The Vibe X2 Pro comes with a flash extension which syncs with your phone's shutter to automatically flash any time a photo's taken. Of course it is currently only compatible ...



This Phone Will Self Destruct
02 Jan 15
This isn't a plot from Mission Impossible, this is the result of the collaboration between BlackBerry and Boeing. The smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry and Boeing are working on will be the safest phone for your data. So if you think your data is "highly confidential” then this will be the phone for you. Backed by highly encrypted phone calls and data transmissions the smart phone will...



Transparent Shell For A Transparent Phone
02 Jan 15
Meet the newest phone to run Firefox OS, the Fx0. You may notice something pretty cool; this phone is transparent. The Fx0 comes standard with all the latest technology including 4G LTE, NFC (technology used for mobile payments), a 4.7 inch display (the same size of the iPhone 6), a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor and of course a see through shell. The reasoning behind the see-through shell ...



Jolla - The New Nokia
01 Jan 15
You may have already heard of Jolla; the cell phone claiming to be the answer to what the world needs. Their company slogan says it all "The world doesn't need yet another smartphone – it needs a new way of thinking”. So what is Jolla? Jolla’s story begins at Nokia (recently acquired by Microsoft). When Nokia began losing markets are in the cell phone market they decided to develop ...



Cell C Finishes Its Network Upgrades
30 Dec 14
Cell C’s Network upgrades which for part of its "2015 LTE strategy” have been completed. Cell C in the race to deliver increased capacity and coverage across the country have been working hard to complete its Radio Access Network (RAN) upgrade in Gauteng which is necessary for its Long Term Evolution (LTE) strategy. Here’s what Cell C has been up to: Upgrading 1,215 out of network e...



Great Apps For Expecting Parents
29 Dec 14
Anxious about the soon to arrive baby? Well don't be! These great apps for your tablet or smart-phone will answer all your questions, train you for all the new skills you will need and make sure that you forget nothing. Watch "Apps for expecting parents" by Tech Report. ...



Phonefinder Goes On Air with Geeks And Gadgets
27 Dec 14
Geeks And Gadgets is a weekly technology show on Jacaranda FM hosted by Frankie du Toit and Craig Wilson.Recently Frankie and Craig caught up with one of the founders of Phonefinder Lance Krom in order to find out the inspiration, hurdles and drive behind South Africa's only cell phone contract comparison website Phonefinder.Phonefinder is on a drive to help South African's choose the best...



Super Powered Communications Via Skype For Business
03 Dec 14
The perfect mash-up of Skype and Lync will connect hundreds of millions worldwide.No company in the world enables easy communication like Microsoft. Whether it’s routing important business calls through Lync or a quick Skype video call to mom and dad, the company connects countless millions of people every day.In the first half of 2015, the next version of Lync will become Skype for Business&...



Steps To Simplicity
30 Nov 14
The article "Catch-22 for cellphone plan complexity" - By By Bonnie Tubbs, (ITWeb telecoms editor.Johannesburg, 28 Nov 2014) talks about the trend towards cell phone contract price plan simplicity in the South African Cell Phone Network marketplace. This is the reason Phonefinder exists."Lance Krom, founder and MD of cellphone contract comparison site Phonefinder, says he developed the aggregator ...



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