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SA e-commerce startup SnapnSave raises $1m

South African online shopping community SnapnSave has raised ZAR14 million (US$1 million) from Kalon Venture Partners and Smollan Group to help it grow its app downloads and expand into new markets. Kalon Venture Partners, which recently rebranded from previous identity Grotech, and Smollan Group SA, have each invested R7 million ($500,000) to acquire minority stakes [...]

By | 2017-08-21T07:05:33+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Software|Comments Off on SA e-commerce startup SnapnSave raises $1m

Top software solutions that every business needs

Every business will benefit from a well maintained and carefully planned computer system. A lot of the day-to-day tasks that used to require an unavoidably inefficient use of employees' time can now be automated by specially designed software packages. Implementing the right software solutions for your business will not only increase productivity and reduce waste, [...]

By | 2017-08-11T09:18:43+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Software|Comments Off on Top software solutions that every business needs

Microsoft SA launches online portal to give students free software

Microsoft South Africa, together with Intervate and 2enable, has created a portal for students to activate licenses for the Microsoft Office 365 suite and OneDrive cloud-based storage services free of charge. Called Mahala.ms, the objective is to enable learners from grade R to 12 to become more productive and better prepared for the next phase [...]

By | 2017-06-30T07:11:28+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Reviews, Software|Comments Off on Microsoft SA launches online portal to give students free software

The Best Free Antivirus Protection of 2017

Free Malware, Spyware, and Adware Protection As the saying goes, the best things in life are free. But another saying tells us that you get what you pay for. Which is right? I can't offer a universal truth here, but in the antivirus realm, it's definitely the first saying. Some of the utilities offered for [...]

By | 2017-06-26T08:06:59+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Latest News, Reviews, Software|Comments Off on The Best Free Antivirus Protection of 2017

How to Sync Notifications Between Windows 10 and Your Phone

You've just set up an appointment in Windows 10 via the Cortana voice assistant. The only problem is that you may not be in front of your Windows 10 computer when the alert goes off telling you the appointment is due. No problem. You can set up the same notification so it also appears on your smartphone [...]

By | 2017-06-09T06:39:01+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Reviews, Software|Comments Off on How to Sync Notifications Between Windows 10 and Your Phone

Enhance Office 365 with Adobe Connect

In today’s hyper-connected society, innovation is key to streamlining business communication. This necessity is the driving force behind the increased adoption of web conferencing solutions, as well as the increased number of vendors entering the market. Assessing web conferencing solutions can pose a challenge for businesses, and often results in the decision to go straight [...]

By | 2017-06-02T06:24:45+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Software|Comments Off on Enhance Office 365 with Adobe Connect

Opera’s desktop browser now features quick access to Messenger, WhatsApp and Telegram

Opera has been working on a complete redesign of its desktop browser for a few months. Codenamed “Reborn”, the browser is now available as a stable release. All Opera users are going to receive the update automatically in the coming days. The most visible new feature is quick access to messaging apps, such as WhatsApp, [...]

By | 2017-05-29T10:04:34+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Social Media, Software|Comments Off on Opera’s desktop browser now features quick access to Messenger, WhatsApp and Telegram

How mobile apps have changed our lives forever

Mobile apps have changed our lives in almost every aspect – from personal to business, from fitness to banking. According to the app-tracking company Flurry, the world has adopted smart phones and tablets ten times faster than it embraced personal computers in the 1980s. The adoption has also occurred twice as fast as the Internet boom [...]

By | 2017-05-17T06:39:38+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Internet, Latest News, Software|Comments Off on How mobile apps have changed our lives forever

Google is fighting with Symantec over encrypting the internet

Google, which has accused Symantec and its partners of misissuing tens of thousands of certificates for encrypted web connections, quietly announced Thursday that it’s downgrading the level and length of trust Chrome will place in certificates issued by Symantec. Encrypted web connections — HTTPS connections like those on banking sites, login pages or news sites like [...]

By | 2017-04-26T06:38:55+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Internet, Latest News, Reviews, Security, Software|Comments Off on Google is fighting with Symantec over encrypting the internet

Microsoft Teams now available to Office 365 users

Microsoft has rolled out Microsoft Teams, the company's new chat-based workspace in Office 365. The new tool for team collaboration is now available to Office 365 business customers in 181 markets, including South Africa, and services 19 languages.  The product aims to enable customers to collaborate within their organisations. Since announcing the preview in November, [...]

By | 2017-04-10T11:57:46+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Latest News, Software|Comments Off on Microsoft Teams now available to Office 365 users