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AppDate: Keep tabs on your teenís driving

AppDate: Keep tabs on your teenís driving

20 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Something on the Side

In this AppDate, SEAN BACHER highlights My Max Speed 2.0, MySidekick with emergency feature, MyAccountant, Star Wars: Commander and Corobrickís builders companion app.

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Nokia Lumia 830 now in SA

20 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Mobile
Nokia Lumia 830 now in SA

Microsoft has announced that the Nokia Lumia 830 is available from Vodacom for a cash price of R5 989 or for R359 per month on a Smart S contract.

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Samsung breaks 5G speed record

20 Oct 2014 by
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Samsung breaks 5G speed record

Samsung has reached 5G speeds of up to 7.5Gbps while in a stationary environment and 1.2Gbps while moving at 100km/h, setting two major milestones in the development of 5G data transmission.

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Huawei sponsors Ajax CT

20 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Sports Tech
Huawei sponsors Ajax CT

Huawei has announced its partnership with the Ajax Cape Town soccer team as its official shirt sponsor for the current Premier Soccer League season.

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Follow Comet Siding Spring on Google+

19 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in People 'n Issues
Follow Comet Siding Spring on Google+

Comet Siding Spring is due to make a close flyby of Mars on tonight at 20:28 South African time and to celebrate the close encounter, the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO), together with Living Maths, will be hosting a Google+ hangout from 20:00 to 21:00† with a live audience at the SAAO.

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Apple reveals iPad Air 2

17 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Mobile
Apple reveals iPad Air 2

Apple has introduced the iPad Air 2. Measuring just 6.1mm it is the thinnest yet, and with an A8X processor is also the most powerful.

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Samsung unveils Note 4 in SA

17 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Mobile
Samsung unveils Note 4 in SA

Yesterday, Samsung announced that the Galaxy Note 4 is now available in South Africa. The device features an enhanced S Pen, better multitasking options and a Quad HD Super AMOLED display.

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R999 tablet from Vodacom - made for SA

16 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Mobile
R999 tablet from Vodacom - made for SA

Vodacom has announced the Smart Tab 3G, a 3G tablet running the KitKat operating system with a 7" display. It is available†on contract for R59 per month on a 500MB 24 month price plan or can be bought for R999.

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Local gaming heroes rAge on

14 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Goldstuck on Gadgets
Local gaming heroes rAge on

The annual rAge gaming expo was a feast of the latest in global gaming, but the growing presence of local developers was a significant phenomenon, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK

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iPhone 6 in SA on 24 Oct

14 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Mobile
iPhone 6 in SA on 24 Oct

Apple has announced that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will arrive in South Africa on 24 October. It also said that 36 additional countries and territories across†Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and Africa by the end of October.

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Lenovo launches innovation centre at Durban U

09 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in People 'n Issues
Lenovo launches innovation centre at Durban U

The Durban University of Technology (DUT) and Lenovo are launching a Lenovo Innovation Centre, a walk-in centre aimed at increasing the universityís interactivity with the latest technology.†

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Veeam offers free backup tool

09 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Serious Software
Veeam offers free backup tool

Veeam Software has released Veeam Endpoint Backup Free, a free application that lets IT administrators remotely backup user's Windows computers to an internal or external hard drive.

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WiGroup opens mobile payments

08 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in People 'n Issues
WiGroup opens mobile payments

WiGroup is making its mobile transaction platform available to smaller companies allowing them to accept money from services like MTN Mobile Money, FlickPay, M-Pesa, TuYu and Gift It.

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100k challenge will rAge

08 Oct 2014 by
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100k challenge will rAge

The finals for the Entelect R100K Challenge are taking place at rAge on 11 October. Semi finalists were chosen from a previous play-off where they had to design a graphical user interface for the popular PacMan arcade game.

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IS fires up 50 fibre locations

08 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Web World
IS fires up 50 fibre locations

Internet Solutions has announced that 50 sites across Gauteng will benefit from fast broadband as part of its planned roll out of fibre to selected sites by the end of this year.†

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Android, iPhone, get Tamagotchi 2

08 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Fun Software
Android, iPhone, get Tamagotchi 2

Bandai Namco Games has launched the Tamagotchi Classic 2nd Gen for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and Android devices.

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These Transforming gadgets are no Decepticons

07 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Goldstuck on Gadgets
These Transforming gadgets are no Decepticons

Devices that transform from tablets into laptop computers are a great option for combining portability with productivity, as new options from Asus and Mecer show, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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Android users now prime target

07 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Mobile
Android users now prime target

A survey carried out between Kaspersky Lab and Interpol has revealed that every fifth Android device protected by Kaspersky Labís security solutions was the target of of malware.

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New themes for Nintendo 3DS

07 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Fun Hardware
New themes for Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo has released a system update for Nintendo 3DS that will allow console owners to customise the Home screen, icons and backgrounds.

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Stop phishers fouling up your brand

07 Oct 2014 by
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Stop phishers fouling up your brand

Many small companies believe that they are too small to become a victim of phishing. But, PREMLAN PADAYACH says that most larger companies have security systems in place to prevent this and so hackers prey on smaller and easier targets.

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Vox enters the Cloud

07 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Web World
Vox enters the Cloud

Vox Telecom has announced its cloud services, positioning itself as a turnkey service provider with utility based pricing, structured SLA programmes and a managed services layer around its cloud infrastructure.

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