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iPhone 8: What We Know

The only thing we know about the next iPhone is that we know nothing about the next iPhone. Seriously. While there are a lot of leaks and rumors about the new iPhones, they're contradictory, unreliable, and based on renders and CAD files of mysterious provenance. It's all part of the rumor mill's need to trade [...]

By | 2017-09-11T07:15:55+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Electronics, Gadgets, Latest News|Comments Off on iPhone 8: What We Know

Mobile technology can promote productivity and profitability

For years, businesses used the term “mobilegeddon” to describe a time when mobile technology would dominate the business realm. It encompasses both consumer use of mobile devices and that of entrepreneurs and small businesses. Savvy businesses harness the power of mobile technology for the betterment of their organisation for marketing, communication, and most importantly, productivity. [...]

By | 2017-09-05T09:58:10+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Electronics, Gadgets|Comments Off on Mobile technology can promote productivity and profitability

Acer Africa launch online store

Acer, the leading brand in consumer technology hardware, software and services in IoT globally, today announced that the company will expand its customer support by introducing its first online store in South Africa called Shop Acer. In 2016 a staggering 58% of online adults in South Africa were shopping via e-commerce platforms and this trend will continue to [...]

By | 2017-08-28T09:01:17+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Electronics, Gadgets, Reviews|Comments Off on Acer Africa launch online store

It’s time to start thinking about our digital carbon footprint

The media is at the forefront of generating awareness over environmental issues. It is easy to name influential films like An Inconvenient Truth or note advances made by The Guardian'senvironmental reporting. But what is often missing from this discussion is the environmental costs of producing media in the first place. Whether these be the energy that powers Al [...]

By | 2017-08-18T10:02:11+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Electronics, Gadgets|Comments Off on It’s time to start thinking about our digital carbon footprint

All the major cases where an LTE-enabled Apple Watch would be great

Apple is reportedly working on an Apple Watch that won’t have to be tethered to your phone for data, freeing that small fitness tracker on your wrist from the oppressive confines of having to carry around a now-critical piece of technology for operating in your daily life. This will probably have repercussions for the battery life [...]

By | 2017-08-07T08:22:21+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Electronics, Gadgets, Reviews|Comments Off on All the major cases where an LTE-enabled Apple Watch would be great

Apple axes iPod nano and shuffle

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Touch became the last iPod standing late last week as Apple removed nano and shuffle stand-alone digital music players from its lineup. Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs introduced the devices some 12 years ago with his legendary showmanship flare, and the small, easy to operate players helped the company revolutionize how music [...]

By | 2017-08-04T08:39:41+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Electronics, Gadgets, Reviews|Comments Off on Apple axes iPod nano and shuffle

Cyber crime is the fourth most reported economic crime in SA – Cisco

Cyber crime is the fourth most reported economic crime in South Africa, with the local economy reportedly losing as much as R1 billion annually due to online criminal activities, says Cathy Smith, managing director of Cisco Southern Africa. Cisco on Thursday released its 2017 Midyear Cyber security Report warning that no industry is safe with [...]

By | 2017-07-26T07:38:50+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Electronics, Hardware, Internet|Comments Off on Cyber crime is the fourth most reported economic crime in SA – Cisco

Microsoft Surface Laptop

We've long thought that the Apple MacBook Air, with its combination of portability, performance, and good looks, is the ultimate everyday laptop. If only it were paired with the Retina display of its MacBook siblings. But the Air hasn't had a meaningful upgrade since 2015, causing the spotlight to shift over to the MacBook and MacBook [...]

By | 2017-07-21T07:34:39+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Electronics, Gadgets, Latest News|Comments Off on Microsoft Surface Laptop

Apple’s billion devices give augmented reality edge over Google

Later this year, Apple Inc. will put augmented reality software in as many as a billion mobile devices. Alphabet Inc.’s Google beat Apple by three years in releasing AR tools, but its features are on very few phones and haven’t gained wide acceptance. By contrast, Apple can easily pair its software and devices, an advantage that [...]

By | 2017-07-14T07:53:28+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Electronics, Reviews|Comments Off on Apple’s billion devices give augmented reality edge over Google

How wearable tech can improve employee wellness

Technology is transforming employee wellness programmes. Gone are the days that nurses do the physical checkups for many European and US countries. Africa, and in particular South Africa, seems to be lagging in the first adoption stages of wearable technology such as fitness trackers when it comes to employee wellness and has mainly stayed in [...]

By | 2017-07-11T07:32:34+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Electronics, Gadgets|Comments Off on How wearable tech can improve employee wellness