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Facebook Testing out Augmented Reality Advertising

By:Staff Writer

Find out more about how social media giant Facebook is using augmented reality technology to engage with their users.

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10 Smartwatches That Support Onboard Music Storage

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

Take your workouts to the next level with your personal soundtrack stored straight on your smartwatches. We reviewed the 10 best devices to help you make a decision.

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How Huawei Changed the Smartphone Game

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

Huawei has been taking the smartphone world by storm with their high-end smartphones costing less than a fraction of the price than more traditional brands. Find out more about their journey.

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Trace Mobile Plans To Launch Data That Never Expires

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

Losing out on data because you let it run past its use by date has been a pain of many South African consumers, but not for long with new legislation and Trace Mobile looks to take full advantage

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The success story that is the iTouch Foundation

By:Staff Writer

A summary of the investment and projects run by the iTouch foundation over the past year and the milestones hit during that time

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Essential Tips To Protect Your Data

By:Staff Writer

Get your online data security checklist here and make sure you practice the following safeguards to ensure you're online data is stored safely and reduce the risk of scamming or phishing attacks on your accounts

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How to bank using your Smartphone in South Africa

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

If you're interested in doing banking on your smartphone then we suggest you check out our review banking apps currently available in South Africa

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SMS could be in line for a make over with blockchain technology

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

SMS Chain aims to use blockchain technology in order to create a marketplace for the open trade of SMS and SMS bundles

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The biggest announcements from this years Mobile World Congress 2018

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

Mobile World Congress 2018 showcased how mobile is the force behind every emerging innovation. Take a closer look and watch all the highlights from the 2018 edition

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Best foreign language apps for the avid traveller

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

If you're about to travel or planning to travel soon then consider these foreign language apps could help you bridge the language barrier on your next trip

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Telegram messenger app plans to release Its own cryptocurrency

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

Popular instant messaging platform Telegram is set to release its own cryptocurrency called Telegram Open Network (TON) which is marked to be the biggest ICO in history

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Electroneum Cryptocurrency Wants To Build A Smartphone Mining Network

By:Staff Writer

Electroneum has used the Mobile World Congress 2018 as the platform for announcing its latest Android and iOS app. This will be the first Smartphone cryptocurrency mining project which uses Smartphones to secure the blockchain

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Nokia takes us down memory lane with the relaunch of the 8110

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

Nokia has taken us back with the relaunch of the popular 8810 handsets 20 years after the release of the original release and it does not only look as good as the original did back then but has some nifty new features too.

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How Dent Aims To Change The Mobile Data Market

By:Staff Writer

Cryptocurrency project Dent wants to liberate users from standard mobile data packages and allow users to buy, sell and trade data as a community using the Dent data marketplace.

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How Africa Creates Unique Use Cases For SMS

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

The SMS may seem like a simple tool to send messages but in Africa, its become much more than that from banking, education to health insurance SMS has become a popular transaction medium on the continent

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What does 5G connectivity means for the South African market

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

5G connectivity is around the corner and we explore what it means for South Africa and how it will improve the mobile first economy, drive new jobs and opportunities.

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iTouch Joins Accelerate Cape Town

By:Staff Writer

iTouch Messaging Services is proud to announce that we have officially joined up as a member of the Accelerate Cape Town network.

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Google wants to add augmented reality to its Chrome browser

By:Staff Writer

Google's Chrome browser looks set to get a major update with the introduction of augmented reality for both desktop and mobile devices

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Whatsapp Begins Monetisation By Launching Its Business App

By:Staff Writer

Whatsapp for business app is here and it could change the way small business trades are done especially in mobile first landscapes like Africa

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How mobile phones have disrupted photography

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

We review why and how have Smartphones taken over the photography industry and which handsets are the best for photography needs

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The best photography apps to set you apart

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

Supercharge your Smartphone with these photography apps and turn your photos gallery into a library filled with masterpieces

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Convert your excercise into cash with Sweatcoin

By:Staff Writer

Sweatcoin is an Android and iOS based app that offers fitness enthusiasts an additional incentive to exercise in exchange for digital currency.

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25 Years of SMS Has Changed The Way We Communicate

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

We've been able to communicate using SMS for 25 years now and this simple text message service has revolutionised the way we communicate with one another as well as how businesses communicate & secure data with their customers

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Why Enterprise Messaging Solutions are iTouch’s Claim To Fame Application

By:Wafieka Bruckner

Why our enterprise messaging solutions have helped local and international businesses create, send, manage and report on all their bulk messaging activities.

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Why You Should Use 2 Factor Authentication

By:Staff Writer

We break down what 2 Factor Authentication is, why it is imported in securing you and your user data and how it can help your business and improve the quality of leads, data, sales & customer retention.

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The Best Virtual Reality Devices Of 2017

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

We take a look at some of the most popular virtual reality tech making headlines in 2017 and driving a new way in this industry and ready to integrate into our lives

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What Wearable Tech To Get In 2017 - Part 2

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

We take a look at some of the most popular wearable tech making headlines in 2017 and driving a new way for us to integrate technology into our lives

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Bulk Messaging Has Gotten Smarter With The iTouch MEMS Platform

By:Staff Writer

We break down what rich communication services are and 5 actionable strategies businesses can use to leverage this technology to improve their mass communication

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What Wearable Tech To Get In 2017

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

We evaluate some of the must-have wearable tech making headlines in 2017 and driving a new way for us to integrate technology into our lives

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Top 10 Grossing Business Apps for 2017

By:Staff Writer

Itouch takes a closer look at the Top 10 most profitable mobile business apps for 2017. Discover who has it made this year.

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Case Study: Theatre Improves Attendance & Walk In traffic Using Bulk SMS

By:Wafieka Bruckner

We take you through one of our success stories helping a client harness the power of Bulk SMS to improve their marketing communications and eventually sales.

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Top Financial Apps For South Africans

By:Staff Writer

We take you through five apps that will make managing finances easy. These apps will help make your everyday purchases, banking, investing, saving simpler

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USSD codes for Tanzanian Cellular Network Providers

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

Find a complete list of useful USSD codes Tanzanian subscribers of all networks should know about and even some new ones you should try out

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Which Voice Assistant Option Is Right For You

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

We compare the top voice assistant devices like Alexa, Siri, Cortana, Bixy & Ok Google & find out which one comes out tops

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