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Kids' wearables offer new opportunities

New categories, such as wearable computers for children are starting to emerge and existing form factors, such as smartwatches, are beginning to mature in the global wearable computer market...

16 hours ago

Fitbit warranty woes trip up buyer

Local trend sweaters have taken a liking to Fitbit products, but difficulties in repairing the devices may dampen the appetite of consumers...

By Colleen Goko 17 hours ago

From disrupter to disrupted: Apple could be next

Tech giant Apple's share price, that peaked above $132 a year ago, is now around $94. This is despite the news that Warren Buffett's investment conglomerate...

By Nigel Martin and John Rice 2 days ago

Exoskin: the programmable material

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institutes of Technology (MIT) have created programmable materials that bring otherwise stationary objects to life. Exoskin is a series of membrane-backed...

By Jamie Matroos 3 days ago

Internet disrupting in-store shopping

Customers still prefer to shop in bricks-and-mortar stores in SA, but this pattern of consumption is being disrupted and reconfigured by the internet...

By Colleen Goko 17 Jun 2016

BT and Gallerie Commerciali Italia to create new digital customer experiences for Italian shoppers

BT has announced that it is working with Gallerie Commerciali Italia to create new digital customer experiences for shoppers in Italy...

15 Jun 2016

The new kid on the block: Sales Mobility

Most sales managers dream of a more effective and efficient sales team. Luckily, every now and then a new tool surfaces that has the ability to nudge that team further in the right direction...

By Daniel Bruwer, Issued by Field Office 14 Jun 2016

#FreshTech: HP's reimagined DeskJet 3720

HP Inc. has unveiled its next generation DeskJet 3720 All-in-One printer, which is half the size of other ink-jet printers in its class and targeted at the always-connected consumer...

13 Jun 2016

wiGroup named winner of the FNB Innovation Awards

A mobile payment platform, wiGroup, was recognised as the overall winner of the 2016 FNB Business Innovation Awards, for using innovation to drive business growth...

10 Jun 2016

Personal safety to drive wearables market beyond health and fitness

According to the latest Ericsson ConsumerLab report, "Wearable technology and the internet of Things", it has been revealed that six in 10 smartphone users state that wearables have uses beyond health and wellness...

10 Jun 2016

PriceCheck launches tech and e-commerce awards event

South African comparison website PriceCheck has announced the launch of the PriceCheck Tech & E-Commerce Awards...

7 Jun 2016

#FreshTech: Huawei P9 Smartphone launches in SA

Huawei Technologies has unveiled its latest device, the Huawei P9 Smartphone. According to the company the Huawei P9 is the world's first co-engineered Leica dual-camera smartphone...

6 Jun 2016

Walmart to partner with Uber, Lyft on delivery

WASHINGTON - Walmart announced plans to team up with Uber and Lyft on a pilot grocery delivery program, in a fresh challenge by the US retail giant to Amazon...

6 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: iFixing the quick-throwaway culture

Do SA consumers have an always-upgrading, quick-throwaway culture when it comes to electronic devices? Or is it just that there hasn't been enough reliable service providers around to repair one's precious gadgets?...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 Jun 2016

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