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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

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

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

IT spending in South Africa set to grow in 2017

IT spending in South Africa is forecast to increase by 2.4% from 2016 to reach R266bn in 2017, a 2.4% increase from 2016, according to Gartner. Software is predicted to be the best-performing segment, with a 13.2% increase year on year (see Table 1). "South Africa has traditionally underinvested in IT," says John-David Lovelock, vice [...]

By | 2017-07-31T08:50:46+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Latest News, Reviews|Comments Off on IT spending in South Africa set to grow in 2017

Adobe bidding Flash farewell in 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Adobe on Tuesday said its Flash software that served up video and online games for decades will be killed off over the next three years. The software giant said in a blog post its software, once considered a standard, was being supplanted by open standards such as HTML5 which have matured and [...]

By | 2017-07-28T10:26:55+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Internet, Reviews|Comments Off on Adobe bidding Flash farewell in 2020

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

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

The OnePlus 5 makes its debut June 20

OnePlus has been doing a solid job hyping its next handset without delivering much in the way of actual information about the thing. On June 20, the company will finally debut the phone to the world, in a customarily idiosyncratic fashion, offering up “popup” events at locations around the globe to show it off in [...]

By | 2017-06-14T07:11:31+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Electronics, Gadgets, Reviews|Comments Off on The OnePlus 5 makes its debut June 20