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Is your Smartphone the real deal?
Is your Smartphone the real deal?

Counterfeit goods have increasingly become a problem in South Africa. Not only is the clothing industry suffering under the scourge of counterfeit goods but the...

3 Jul 2015 07:56

Rugged computers a game-changer in critical field rescue situations
Rugged computers a game-changer in critical field rescue situations

New advanced technological solutions are changing the security, public safety, and law enforcement sectors to the very core and for the better....

By Jerker Hellström 2 Jul 2015 10:26

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Annual upgrade? How your mobile contract is really costing the earth

We've all seen reports on TV: queues round the block, makeshift camps, furtive checking of watches, and the rapturous applause on the opening of the doors. Such is the clamour for new "must-have" technology...

By James Suckling 26 Jun 2015 06:15

Game changer: how will wearable tech affect visitor experience at sports events?
Game changer: how will wearable tech affect visitor experience at sports events?

Here's a slightly surprising walkthrough of how wearable technology can change your experience at that next football game or that next cricket match...

25 Jun 2015 07:45

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Future trends of intelligent buildings

Steve Coster and Ben Crosby recently shared their views on changes in the way intelligent buildings operate and trends in the way they function...

24 Jun 2015 06:26

Going somewhere? Don't forget to take TomTom Start 50 with you.
Going somewhere? Don't forget to take TomTom Start 50 with you.

The TomTom Start 50 is an entry-level product that is a perfect little travelling companion, especially if you're a new driver...

By Cari Van Wyk 19 Jun 2015 08:30

Devices and data everywhere - what are you doing about it?
Devices and data everywhere - what are you doing about it?

The Internet of Things or IoT is a reality that cannot be ignored. Gartner forecasts that by this year, there will be 4.9 billion connected things in use and this will reach 25 billion by 2020...

By Matthew Blewett 15 Jun 2015 06:05

Datacentrix aids Eastern Cape school with technology needs
Datacentrix aids Eastern Cape school with technology needs

Datacentrix recently donated and installed computer equipment to the value of R150,000 at the newly-built Sophumelela Senior Primary School in King Williams Town, Eastern Cape...

15 Jun 2015 06:00

Next-generation low-cost computer board on show at KITE
Next-generation low-cost computer board on show at KITE

RS Components will be exhibiting at KITE where visitors will be able to have a peek at the next-generation low-cost mini-computer board...

9 Jun 2015 06:10

Brand versus price - what to consider when it comes to tablets
Brand versus price - what to consider when it comes to tablets

Mobility and always-on connectivity have become a big part of our everyday lives and as such, tablets are now regarded as essential...

By Bruce Byrne 5 Jun 2015 07:10

Your pictures, music and videos are the digital backdrop to life as you know it
Your pictures, music and videos are the digital backdrop to life as you know it

By 2016, Gartner predicts that the average household will own approximately 3.3 terabytes (TB) of digital content...

3 Jun 2015 09:28

What users want from technology?
What users want from technology?

Just imagine: there was a time when technology was defined by its limits...

1 Jun 2015 12:41

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Beyond recycling: solving e-waste problems must include designers and consumers

Agbogbloshie, Ghana is in the news again. International media such as The Guardian, Al Jazeera and the Washington Post have helped turn this place into an infamous example of electronic waste (e-waste) dumping...

By Josh Lepawsky 1 Jun 2015 08:31

Five gadgets to transform the way you travel
Five gadgets to transform the way you travel

Whether you're a seasoned business traveller or just recently started globetrotting, having the right gadgets can make your trip more manageable - and enjoyable...

By Nafisa Akabor 27 May 2015 09:38

Weaker Rand pushes laptop prices up
Weaker Rand pushes laptop prices up

South Africans could see an increase in the price of laptops as the Rand continues its downward slide against major international currencies...

By Duncan Alfreds 26 May 2015 10:55

Elliotdale school gets tech savvy
Elliotdale school gets tech savvy

Deputy Minister of Communications, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, recently handed over 25 desktop computers, among other things, to Ngangolwandle High School in Elliotdale, in the Eastern Cape...

By Yolisa Blom 25 May 2015 08:15

Tablets to be withdrawn from Gauteng schools
Tablets to be withdrawn from Gauteng schools

Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, has announced that the department will regrettably be withdrawing a total of 88,000 tablets from schools across the province following the recent spate of burglaries...

By More Matshediso 15 May 2015 07:30

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E-waste poses threat to human health and environment

According to a recent report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), up to 90% of the world's electronic waste, worth nearly $19bn, is illegally traded or dumped each year...

15 May 2015 06:46

Smartphones among top gadgets for Americans: survey
Smartphones among top gadgets for Americans: survey

WASHINGTON: Smartphones are now used in 72% of US homes and have become the third most owned electronics item for Americans, a survey showed on Monday...

12 May 2015 13:50

Nintendo swings to US&350m annual net profit but outlook weak
Nintendo swings to US&350m annual net profit but outlook weak

Tokyo - Nintendo said Thursday it swung to $350 million annual profit thanks to a weak yen and upbeat sales of its Wii U console, but the Japanese videogame giant warned its bottom line would shrink this year...

8 May 2015 11:30

Mobility will sweep away the digital divide, says Wits professor
Mobility will sweep away the digital divide, says Wits professor

Professor Barry Dwolatzky, Director of the Wits University's Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE), has said that the last 10 years has seen mobility effectively sweep away the digital divide, ensuring that previously unreachable rural areas now have digital access and connectivity...

5 May 2015 12:50

5 signs that your hard drive is about to fail
5 signs that your hard drive is about to fail

Whether you have a solid state or mechanical drive, there is always a chance the device will fail...

By Roberto Caprio 1 May 2015 10:38

The art of successful IT recruitment
The art of successful IT recruitment

Art and science, they're polar opposites and don't exist on the same continuum. Well, that's what we've been taught to believe. But what if I told you that wasn't true?

By Lara Green 23 Apr 2015 14:28

The mobile revolution in Africa
The mobile revolution in Africa

The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...

17 Apr 2015 15:25

SKA African partner countries meet in Pretoria
SKA African partner countries meet in Pretoria

Ministers from African member countries of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) mega project met in Pretoria on Wednesday to discuss future cooperation in radio astronomy...

26 Mar 2015 09:00

DoC explains set box project process
DoC explains set box project process

The Department of Communications (DoC) says certain aspects of the Broadcasting Digital Migration process require detailed review...

25 Mar 2015 12:30

Practical workshops on IoT, M2M across South Africa
Practical workshops on IoT, M2M across South Africa

In an effort to follow the intentions set out by the LoRa Alliance, FastNet will be launching practical workshops on the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Durban during March 2015...

18 Mar 2015 14:31

Jamming was to stop drones, says Mahlobo
Jamming was to stop drones, says Mahlobo

State Security Minister David Mahlobo this week insisted that the jamming device used in Parliament during the state of the nation address was designed to stop the operation of drones in parliamentary air space, and prevent cellphones being used as triggers for explosive devices.

18 Mar 2015 07:14

What can we expect from Windows 10?
What can we expect from Windows 10?

The impending release of Windows 10 was officially announced to the public in October 2014...

By Ruben Naicker 9 Mar 2015 12:36

Junior officials blamed for cellphone jamming
Junior officials blamed for cellphone jamming

Ministers in the Cabinet's security cluster have blamed junior officials for last week's jamming of cellphone signals in the National Assembly, saying the executive was not involved at an operational level as this had been left to officials...

23 Feb 2015 10:23

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