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Heartbleed Bug - is your Android infected?

Native VML has released its April Mobile Report about innovations and trends in the mobile and social media space, and asks whether your Android is vulnerable to the Heartbleed Bug, which it could well be.
In this month's edition, we celebrate with Nokia as its famous ringtone tune turns 20! We then look at Cortana, Microsoft's smart virtual assistant that is set to become Siri's biggest rival.

Most popular smartphones

On the local front, South Africa's most popular smartphones have been revealed, MWEB debuts #DinnerCam to help create better food porn and Tshwane beats New York to become the first metro to roll out free Wi-Fi.

In the banking industry, FNB is losing out to Capitec in the internet banking area and in retail, Pick n Pay is expanding its shopping experience by introducing a new MTN SIM card that will allow customers to earn free airtime and data.

Mobile in Africa

Elsewhere in Africa, Project Washtxt launched as a 'Text for Change' initiative hoping to bring clean water and improve hygiene and sanitation in Uganda. Then find out how Nigeria is aiming to increase its internet penetration by reducing the cost of internet-enabled smartphones, and get inside the Facebook partnership with Tigo to bring free access to East Africa.

Find all this and all the latest technological developments ranging from the luxurious Tag Heuer phone, to the next Smart watch powered by your own body, and the Fingerreader ring that can read books to the blind on the April Mobile Report 2014.