Nokia announced its f irst tablet product last week. The Lumia 2520 is a 10.1” tablet computer running the Windows RT operating system. It looks very much like an oversized Lumia phone and has an optional cover that adds a keyboard and trackpad to the device. Nokia claims battery life of 11 hours. There are no details about local availability yet – and of course Nokia is in the process of selling its device division to Microsoft.
BlackBerry Messenger, or BBM, f inally rolled out to Android and iOS last week after a delay in the initial rollout planned for September. The messaging service has over 40m users and was exclusively available on BlackBerry devices before. The launch comes amid talks of a shareholder buyout of the Canadian smartphone manufacturer, which is set to announce major losses for its most recent operational quarter due to low demand for its new BlackBerry 10 devices.
Pick n Pay announced that its online sales have jumped up by 24% over the