Samsung will remotely disable TVs that were stolen from its warehouse

Samsung has revealed that even its TVs can be remotely disabled, similar to its smartphones and tablets. The Television Block Function that is built into its TVs can be activated if the company finds out that the unit is stolen or unlawfully acquired by a user. Recently, a bunch of TVs were stolen from Samsung’s […]

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Slowly but surely, the Galaxy Tab S7 FE is going on sale in more markets

The Galaxy Tab S7 FE is one of the many mobile devices whose original release plans were affected by the global semiconductor shortage. It’s been two months since the tablet’s launch, and availability continues to be limited to a handful of key markets. Thankfully, Samsung is slowly but surely bringing the Galaxy Tab S7 FE […]

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Apple Pay Support Comes to FNB Customers in South Africa

Android iMessage Competitor Puts Pressure on Apple Google and the three major U.S. carriers, including Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile, will all support a new communications protocol on Android smartphones starting in 2022, a move that puts pressure on Apple to adopt a new cross-platform messaging standard and may present a challenge to iMessage. Verizon recently […]

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Samsung’s bringing hassle-free Door to Door repair services to South Africa

Samsung has released its convenient ‘Door to Door’ repair service to South Africa, the company confirmed today. Customers who might be experiencing issues with their Samsung products are no longer required to visit a customer care center. Instead, they can have their defective Galaxy devices picked up from home or office by a Samsung representative. […]

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Samsung says the Galaxy S7 isn’t a phone so it shouldn’t be taxed as one

Samsung has apparently tried to reclassify the Galaxy S7 as anything but a telephone for cellular networks in South Africa in an attempt to convince the South Africa Revenue Service (SARS) to lower import tariffs and get a tax refund. The company failed in its endeavor because, well, the Galaxy S7 is a phone after all, […]

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Apple Pay Support Begins Rolling Out for Select Banks in South Africa

In January, MacRumors reported that Apple Pay was likely to launch in South Africa sometime this year. As expected, ‌Apple Pay‌ has now started to go live in the country for customers of a select number of banks. MacRumors readers and bank customers on Twitter report seeing prompts to add their cards to ‌Apple Pay‌. […]

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Samsung Pay tops 3M transactions in South Africa and leads the charge

The global pandemic is driving the popularity of mobile payment solutions in countless markets, and Samsung Pay in particular has been enjoying a lot of success this year. Consumers are now more willing to make online purchases using a mobile payment solution, and this year alone, South Africans have used Samsung Pay long enough to […]

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