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MSI Aegis Ti3

The MSI Aegis Ti3 (VR7RE SLI-054US) ($3,999) has bold styling that would be right at home in an esports tournament. And with its top-end components including an Intel Core i7 unlocked processor and dual-SLI GTX 1080 graphics cards, it has the muscle to back up the promises its body makes. It's a head-turning aesthetic choice [...]

By | 2017-08-25T08:42:49+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Hardware, Latest News, Reviews|Comments Off on MSI Aegis Ti3

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

How technology is transforming South African retail

While you'd be forgiven for thinking that the future of retail is solely online, actually, the offline world has just as much to offer. In fact, it's the connection between online and offline that will really drive change in South Africa's retail sphere. So what technology is set to change the retail experience for users, [...]

By | 2017-07-17T08:37:20+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Gadgets, Hardware, Latest News|Comments Off on How technology is transforming South African retail

Samsung DeX

We've been dreaming about turning phones into PCs for years. It makes sense: We're carrying around little computers in our pockets, so why not use them when we need to do actual computing? Samsung's $149 DeX dock transforms your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ phone into a desktop computer when you attach a monitor, keyboard, [...]

By | 2017-05-31T06:36:55+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Electronics, Gadgets, Hardware|Comments Off on Samsung DeX

Diversification strategies create opportunities for ICT in SA

An increase in affordability of internet and telephony services, as well as a growing adoption of the latest technology business models by companies, is attracting significant investment into the South African ICT industry. Aggressive service diversification, along with strategic partnerships and acquisitions, are altering the industry landscape, compelling market participants to gauge market trends and [...]

By | 2017-05-12T06:29:29+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Electronics, Hardware, Internet, Latest News|Comments Off on Diversification strategies create opportunities for ICT in SA

Welcome back Nokia

The Nokia 6 – the new Android handset from HMD Global – sold out in 1 minute when it launched in China. According to International Business Times, the device went on sale on JD.com at 10:06 on 19 January and was sold out by 10:07. The company received over 1 million registrations for the flash sale, [...]

By | 2017-02-27T08:25:43+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Hardware, Latest News|Comments Off on Welcome back Nokia

Apple committed to ‘great desktops,’ Tim Cook tells employees

Tim Cook is apparently trying to dispel the feeling that Apple has abandoned the desktop. Though the company released an overhauled MacBook Pro laptop in October, it's been years since much of its Mac lineup of desktops has been updated. That has led to pessimism among the Mac faithful that Apple is forsaking the desktop. [...]

By | 2017-02-27T08:25:48+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Hardware|Comments Off on Apple committed to ‘great desktops,’ Tim Cook tells employees

Report: Snapchat Preparing For March IPO

Snapchat’s recent name change to Snap Inc. seems to signal more than the app’s push into hardware. Snap is exploring an initial public offering that could value the company at $25 billion or more and could happen as soon as early next year, according to a new report. Snap could start selling shares as early [...]

By | 2017-02-27T08:25:49+00:00 November 30th, 2016|Hardware, Latest News|Comments Off on Report: Snapchat Preparing For March IPO

Why Facebook’s New Messenger Client Is Zuckerberg’s Grandmaster Move

Messaging as a platform is one of the buzzy phrases that has risen to mainstream prominence in the last six months. With a mix of acquisitions, new startups, and incumbents looking to capitalize on existing properties, having an IM client is just the starting point. Which is why Facebook’s release of a ‘lite’ Messenger app [...]

By | 2017-02-27T08:25:50+00:00 November 28th, 2016|Hardware, Latest News|Comments Off on Why Facebook’s New Messenger Client Is Zuckerberg’s Grandmaster Move

If You Build It They Will Come: 4G LTE Network Launch In India Has An Immediate Worldwide Impact

On September 5, 2016 a new 4G LTE network launched in India and something amazing happened. Speedtest.net is a web service that allows internet users to test the speed of their mobile and fixed broadband connections. They also track internet access speeds around the world and issue regular reports of their findings. One of the [...]

By | 2016-10-08T11:24:13+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Hardware, Latest News|Comments Off on If You Build It They Will Come: 4G LTE Network Launch In India Has An Immediate Worldwide Impact