1. Jan

    Using an old phone for a dashcam works well - if you're fine with pre-drive admin

    We turned an old phone into a dashcam MyBroadband used an old Android smartphone as a dashcam, and it worked surprisingly well. However, it also had several significant problems. Good quality dashboard cameras can be expensive, and many people may have an older smartphone lying around after an...
  2. Jan

    Xiaomi confirms Leica partnership

    Xiaomi taking on Huawei with own Leica-branded smartphone Xiaomi is co-developing new flagship smartphone photography technology with German camera manufacturer Leica. Rumours of the collaboration abounded for months. Most recently, translation strings directly related to Leica were discovered...
  3. jostian

    [s] Huawei Mate 20 Pro

    Single SIM, 128 Gig and 6 Gig RAM, plus a 128 Gig nano memory card, so 256 Gig memory, no signs of use at all, only a few months old, got it when I smashed my Note 20 Ultra on the stairs. Got my upgrade now so don't need this. With a range of cases and all accessories and box. Just got the...
  4. S

    Strange text on Band 6, and strange graphics on Health App

    Hi All.. Below are the 3 problems I am having with the Huawei Band 6, the watch after an update started displaying this strange text if you go into WORKOUT--WIDGETS---TRY and remove an activity, this strange test appears..Believed to be Russian... Then the Health App started displaying the...
  5. Jan

    Vodacom vs MTN 5G - performance and coverage

    Vodacom and MTN's 5G performance and coverage compared Drive tests by MyBroadband Insights revealed that MTN’s 5G network offers better coverage and higher speeds in Gauteng than its main competitor, Vodacom. MyBroadband Insights used four test benches with high-end 5G smartphones for these...
  6. Jan

    Best-selling smartphones on MTN and Cell C

    Best-selling smartphones in South Africa Android devices dominate smartphone sales in South Africa, and the best-selling devices vary between post-paid and pre-paid customers, according to Cell C and MTN. MTN told MyBroadband that Android devices make up 94% of the smartphones on its network...
  7. Jan

    South Africa's Android kings - Samsung vs Huawei

    Samsung vs Huawei — The Android king of South Africa When it comes to Android smartphones in South Africa, two brands stand out from the rest — Samsung and Huawei. According to data from GlobalStats Statcounter, these two manufacturers have the most popular smartphone brands in the country, by...
  8. Jan

    Telkom gives communications minister a Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra and Watch Active

    Communications minister scores R29,000 Samsung smartphone from Telkom Telkom gifted communications minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni a Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, valued at R29,000, and a Samsung Galaxy Watch Active, valued at R6,000. This was revealed in parliament's latest Register for...
  9. rubber_otter

    [Review] Huawei P50 Pro: Smashing Camera Expectations

    Huawei P50 Pro: Smashing Camera Expectations The Huawei P50 Pro is a prime photography phone that delivers excellent images and video even if you don’t have the skill for it. It’s a premium smartphone with a day’s battery life and a full recharge under an hour. For R19’999, to be just a great...
  10. Jan

    Mobile network vendors speed test comparison in South Africa

    Network vendors compared — Huawei, Nokia, ZTE, and Ericsson MyBroadband’s Q1 2022 speed test data revealed that South Africans enjoy the fastest mobile network performance on radio equipment from Huawei. The report is based on over 300,000 speed tests performed by MyBroadband speed test app...
  11. Jan

    Samsung Galaxy S22 R10,000 trade-in promotion tested

    I upgraded to the Galaxy S22 for R7,000 Samsung and its retail partners are offering an attractive R10,000 guaranteed trade-in value for various Apple, Huawei, and Samsung flagship smartphones that launched as far back as 2017. Let's get something out of the way — I don't believe you need to...
  12. Jan

    Huawei South Africa and labour department in employment equity settlement

    Huawei South Africa and labour department settle over employment violations Huawei Technologies South Africa has agreed to employ more than 50% South Africans within three years. That forms part of an out-of-court settlement with the Department of Employment and Labour after alleging that...
  13. TheJman

    Huawei GT 3 Watch - Contactless Pay

    Hi all, Does anyone know if it possible to load my bank card onto the Huawei GT3 Watch. It says it has NFC, but when I try click "Huawei Wallet" on the Huawei Health App, I get a "Query Failed".
  14. Jan

    Photos from Huawei's MWC 2022 stand

    Huawei's massive stand at MWC 2022 Few of the exhibitions at Mobile World Congress 2022 (MWC 2022) leave as long-lasting an impression as that of Huawei's Lighting up the Future stand. Located towards the end of Hall 1 of the Fira Gran Via, the massive pavilion was packed with activity during...
  15. Jan

    Huawei introduces updated MateBook X Pro and MateBook E

    Huawei launches new MateBook X Pro Huawei unveiled its new premium MateBook X Pro laptop and the MateBook E — a two-in-one convertible — on the eve of Mobile World Congress 2022. The MateBook X Pro is Huawei's top-end notebook, featuring powerful hardware in a thin and light chassis.
  16. Jan

    Huawei unveils OptiXstar fibre-to-the-room - promises 1Gbps Wi-Fi anywhere in the house

    Goodbye copper — Huawei launches 1Gbps Wi-Fi "anywhere in the house" Huawei has launched a new fibre-to-the-room system that replaces conventional copper network cables in a home or business network with optic fibre, providing massive boosts in Wi-Fi performance. For conventional home fibre...
  17. K

    For Sale – Brand new Huawei Nova 9 dual sim smartphone

    Brand new Huawei Nova 9 dual sim smartphone in beautiful Black. 50MP Ultra Vision Camera 66W HUAWEI SuperCharge Many other amazing specs Age and condition: brand new and unused, in perfect condition Do you include packaging: Yes Warranty: With Huawei Reason for selling: It was a gift and I...
  18. Jan

    Huawei in talks with labour department for employing too many foreigners

    Huawei in settlement talks over employing too many foreigners in South Africa Huawei says it has entered into negotiations with the Department of Employment and Labour to reach a settlement agreement over employment equity violations, hoping to keep the matter out of court. This comes after...
  19. Jan

    Cheap smartphone add-on lenses tested

    We tested cheap smartphone add-on lenses — with disappointing results MyBroadband tested a few cheap clip-on lenses for your smartphone camera, and the experience was sub-par. Many modern smartphones sport multiple rear cameras with different lenses, usually with a combination of zoom or...
  20. G

    Huawei AX3 WS7100 WiFi repeater setup help

    I got a Huawei WS7100 AX3 with my Afrihost order with the intention of setting it up as a downstairs WiFi repeater. I have a MikroTik HAP ac2 as my main router. I factory reset the AX3, logged in via WiFi, set it up in repeater mode. It listed the MikroTik's 5GHz network, so I selected it and...