Samsung Mobile launches new local apps


With the launch of Samsung’s dedicated app store, many
users in South Africa has benefitted from the wide range of apps available. To
further the experience, Samsung has launched a handful of new local apps, which
users will find informative and exciting.


There is no doubt that the need for locally relevant
content is growing among consumers and that this growth demands a larger
variety of apps across different interest areas. It is with this in mind, we
have partnered with leading brands locally in increasing the access to locally
relevant apps for our consumers testament to our commitment to the development
of applications and strong partnerships alike,” said Brett Loubser, B2C Apps
Development Lead at Samsung.


MXit is the
free instant messenger service has taken the country by storm over the last
couple of years, and users have found it to be an easy and inexpensive way to
keep in touch with friends. It has a suite of services that has earned it the
title of being the largest and most popular fully integrated mobile social
network in Africa, including; one-on-one and group chat, an email facility for
mobile phones and entertainment.”


DStv Mobile Decoder apps,
viewers with a DStv subscription will be able to watch all the shows straight
from their phone, for a fee of R36 a month. The mobile consumer market
continues to grow and in the aim to meet the needs of this emerging consumer
and create continuous viewership opportunities our partnership with Samsung
becomes a key value add for our consumers – affording them constant access to
our services, regardless of location,” said Mark Rayner, general manager of
DStv Mobile South Africa. helps users to enable
compare online prices, look for bargains and making sure they get the best
value for their money. As SA’s number 1 shopping comparison Website -aimed at
the price conscious consumer – this application provides the consumer with
immediate insight into the best online deals available, saving both time and
money,” said Charl Mocke, product owner for Mobile, MIH at


Samsung Electronics America recently announced
its newest lines of LED/LCD thin- and zero-client PC-over-IP Cloud Station
monitors, which provide an alternative to desktop PCs, enabling highly secure
access to any PCoIP-enabled remote host.


The new TS190, TS220 and TS240 Thin-client monitors and
their NS190, NS220, NS240 and NC220P Zero-client counterparts will be on
display at VMWorld 2011 in Las Vegas August 29 -September 1.

By Team

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