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#StartupStory: BlockMesh
#StartupStory: BlockMesh

BlockMesh is enabling cost-free communication by creating a global mesh network which allows its users to skip typical cellular and ISP "toll roads"...

By Ilse van den Berg 12 Jun 2018

Almost everything you know about e-waste is wrong
Almost everything you know about e-waste is wrong

Many of us think we know what electronic waste is...

By Josh Lepawsky 16 May 2018

World's biggest wearable tech adopters
World's biggest wearable tech adopters

From personal use to enterprise use, wearable tech is becoming increasingly popular across the globe...

2 May 2018

Daisy can disassemble nine versions of the iPhone (Credit: Apple)
Apple's new recycling robot takes apart 200 iPhones an hour

There are a lot of traded-in iPhones that need recycling - and that's where the company's new Daisy robot comes in...

By Ben Coxworth 24 Apr 2018

Nokia makes a comeback in South Africa with new phones
Nokia makes a comeback in South Africa with new phones

HDM Global has revealed the new Nokia mobile phones that will be available to the South African market...

By Ilse van den Berg 24 Apr 2018

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Tips to boost a cellphone battery's life

All business people want their smartphones to have enough battery life to last the day so it's frustrating when, as a device gets older, it seems to have less power...

23 Apr 2018

Does iOS 11.3 target third-party screens?
Does iOS 11.3 target third-party screens?

South African mobile repairs company, WeFix, counters claims that the latest iOS update (iOS 11.3) breaks screens not repaired by Apple...

18 Apr 2018

Jumia identifies five trends in Ghanaian mobile industry
Jumia identifies five trends in Ghanaian mobile industry

Jumia's recent Ghana Mobile Report highlights some key elements in the country's mobile industry as well as a few challenges and ways to solve them...

17 Apr 2018

IT Leaders Africa Summit to focus on the evolution of the CIO
IT Leaders Africa Summit to focus on the evolution of the CIO

The ninth Annual IT Leaders Africa Summit, which is taking place from 9-10 May 2018 in Cape Town, will zoom in on the evolution of the African CIO...

16 Apr 2018

How devices can improve business travel
How devices can improve business travel

Technology has made business communication and business travel easier than ever, but it's still possible to have a minor disaster involving your indispensable devices...

By Dawn Weir 16 Apr 2018

Red iPhone 8 arrives, LG G7 ThinQ images leaked
Red iPhone 8 arrives, LG G7 ThinQ images leaked

NEWSWATCH: Friday, 13 April 2018, will see the arrival of Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in a red finish in select countries; and images of LG's upcoming flagship, the G7 ThinQ, have been leaked...

By Ilse van den Berg 10 Apr 2018

Aviation agency permits use of drones
Aviation agency permits use of drones

Kenyans can now fly drones after the government legalised their use in the country...

3 Apr 2018

How to start a business with a smartphone and no seed capital
How to start a business with a smartphone and no seed capital

The smartphone has perhaps become one of the greatest gifts to an entrepreneur looking to launch a business on little to no seed capital...

By Jesse Weinberg 29 Mar 2018

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Apple goes back to school with new iPad, apps

CHICAGO, US - Apple on Tuesday unveiled new applications and a discounted iPad tablet aimed at the education market as it tries to regain momentum lost to Google in the world of classroom technology.

29 Mar 2018

Impact of VAT increase on point-of-sale developers
Impact of VAT increase on point-of-sale developers

A lot has been written about the impact of the looming VAT increase on the ordinary South African, but not so much on how this will affect technology vendors, particularly point-of-sale developers...

27 Mar 2018

The benefits and risks of BYOD
The benefits and risks of BYOD

The trend of BYOD (bring your own device) is not going away. This is according to Arbor Network's territory manager for sub-Saharan Africa, Bryan Hamman, who says the rise of BYOD has been attributed to many factors...

20 Mar 2018

Africa's smartphone market expected to reverse declines
Africa's smartphone market expected to reverse declines

Economic recovery in Nigeria and South Africa, two of Africa's biggest markets for smartphones, is expected to have a positive impact on consumer confidence and sales...

14 Mar 2018

Applications open for Top Tech Tools for Women in Business
Applications open for Top Tech Tools for Women in Business

The ten-week 2018 Top Tech Tools for Women in Business course, hosted by the Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative, in partnership with the City of Cape Town, will kick off on 4 April 2018...

12 Mar 2018

This week in tech - robots are coming for your jobs
This week in tech - robots are coming for your jobs

This week in tech, we take a look at an app SA desperately needs. Also, you may already be sitting next to a robot at work. They're among us...

By Jason Snyman 9 Mar 2018

Cameroon startup launches drones for global market
Cameroon startup launches drones for global market

Talking fast and dreaming big, William Elong shows off the first "made in Cameroon" drone at his sixth-floor workshop in downtown Douala, minutes from the economic capital's Atlantic seafront...

5 Mar 2018

Secondhand smartphone market takes off but far from green
Secondhand smartphone market takes off but far from green

Thanks to a fast-growing secondhand market, smartphones are increasingly being re-used but large-scale handset recycling is not happening as the industry struggles to go green...

28 Feb 2018

Land Rover launches rugged outdoor smartphone
Land Rover launches rugged outdoor smartphone

Land Rover, in partnership with Bullitt Group, has revealed details of the Land Rover Explore outdoor phone which is said to be designed for adventure junkies who need a tougher-than-usual handset...

23 Feb 2018

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Automated passport readers at CAI a warm welcome for travellers, defence against security threats

By supplying Cairo International Airport with automated document readers, Gemalto is enabling faster border crossings for millions of travellers while ensuring rigorous security checking...

13 Feb 2018

Sony CEO to step down
Sony CEO to step down

TOKYO, Japan - Sony chief executive Kazuo Hirai, who led a major and successful overhaul at the Japanese electronics giant, will step down at the end of March...

2 Feb 2018

Intel halts chip flaw fix due to problem with patches
Intel halts chip flaw fix due to problem with patches

Intel on Monday called for a halt in deployment of patches for a troubling vulnerability in its computer chips because they could cause "unpredictable" problems in affected devices...

24 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Challenges turning into opportunities
#BizTrends2018: Challenges turning into opportunities

Kamal Mokrani, the global vice president of InfiNet Wireless, one of the largest privately-owned broadband wireless access (BWA) development and manufacturing companies in the world, shares some trends we can expect to see in 2018.

By Kamal Mokrani 18 Jan 2018

Replacement batteries for sloth-like iPhones now for R430
Replacement batteries for sloth-like iPhones now for R430

For South African consumers to replace the battery of their older Apple iPhones at an iStore or at Digicape, it will cost them R430...

By Wendy Knowler 12 Jan 2018

The evolution of gaming
The evolution of gaming

From the teen-targeted arcade games of old and the 'tink-tink' of home consoles to a highly technical and complex industry, gaming is evolving almost daily...

19 Dec 2017

Hardware tech companies embrace software as primary business model
Hardware tech companies embrace software as primary business model

After surveying 300 business decision-makers in device manufacturing firms across five major global markets, Gemalto has revealed that the device manufacturing industry is embracing software over hardware as its primary business model...

18 Dec 2017

UN warns of surging e-waste, little recycling
UN warns of surging e-waste, little recycling

The UN warned on Wednesday, 13 December, that waste from discarded electronics like mobile phones, laptops and refrigerators is piling up worldwide...

14 Dec 2017

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