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Scanning comes to the mousepad

Scanning comes to the mousepad

31 Jul 2014 by
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Scanners are replacing fax machines, but they are no more convenient Ė unless you can do it with your mouse, writes NATALIE VICTOR.

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BBM comes to Windows Phone

31 Jul 2014 by
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BBM comes to Windows Phone

BlackBerry has announced that BBM is now available on phones running Windows Phone 8 and above.

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Galaxy Tab4 arrives in SA

31 Jul 2014 by
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Galaxy Tab4 arrives in SA

Samsung Electronics South Africa has announced local availability of the Samsung Galaxy Tab4, featuring a high-resolution display and a quad-core processor.

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Something on the Side: Garminís extra eye on the road

31 Jul 2014 by
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Something on the Side: Garminís extra eye on the road

In this weekís Something on the Side, SEAN BACHER highlights Garminís Dash Cam, the iSpy Wi-Fi Tank, Transcendís JetDrive 500 SSD, the Phillips HTL9100 soundbar and the Huawei E5730 Mobile Wi-Fi.

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Instagram launches instant pic app

30 Jul 2014 by
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Instagram launches instant pic app

The first separate product launched by Instagram, an instant image-sharing app called Bolt, becomes available in South Africa today - ahead of most countries in the world.

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Apple updates MacBook Pro

30 Jul 2014 by
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Apple updates MacBook Pro

Apple has updated the MacBook Pro with Retina display range of notebooks with faster processors and†double the memory in both entry-level configurations.

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Back Backtracker for safe cycling

30 Jul 2014 by
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Back Backtracker for safe cycling

Backtracker, a locally developed device that just about gives cyclists eyes in the back of their heads comes under LIRON SEGEVís radar in his latest review.

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How to spice up a boring brand

30 Jul 2014 by
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How to spice up a boring brand

Some brands are just plain boring. But, says KAT SCHOLTZ, marketers need to take a look at alternative angles of relevance to make these brands more appealing.

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Mouse on Speed

30 Jul 2014 by
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Mouse on Speed

Logitech has introduced its fastest gaming mouse, the Hyperion Fury Gaming Mouse with the companyís Fusion Engine sensor technology that tracks over 12 meters per second.

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Samsung to make TVs in SA

29 Jul 2014 by
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Samsung to make TVs in SA

Samsung Electronics is to open a TV manufacturing plant in the Dube Trade Port at King Shaka Airport near Durban, investing $20-million over the next four years.

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Massive smartphone shift under way in South Africa

29 Jul 2014 by
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Massive smartphone shift under way in South Africa

The numbers from South Africaís largest mobile phone retailer show, along with other fascinating insights, a massive shift happening in the smartphone market right now, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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Data is the new bank manager

29 Jul 2014 by
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Data is the new bank manager

The shift towards online banking has given customers in banking more convenience and control, but with all the digital channels in play, they will never replace the people who know the customer as a person rather than just a series of 1s and 0s.

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Convergence comes to tracking

29 Jul 2014 by
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Convergence comes to tracking

Technological developments in vehicle tracking, telematics and fleet management are an indispensable part of managing costs, productivity and risk. JOHN EDMESTON shares his views on where vehicle tracking and telematics is headed.

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Mobile billing goes nuts - but you can beat it

28 Jul 2014 by
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Mobile billing goes nuts - but you can beat it

Many consumers may have noticed an increase in their cellular bills, even though their usage has not increased. ROB LITH believes this is due to mobile operators shifting their focus from voice to data, but offers some advise on how to keep costs down.

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Make social work for your brand

28 Jul 2014 by
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Make social work for your brand

Social media isnít so much about Twitter followers or Facebook likes. It's more about a brand getting the correct message across. MURRAY LEGG gives some tips on how to make social media work for a company.

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Smartphones drive auto-HR

28 Jul 2014 by
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Smartphones drive auto-HR

The latest smartphone capabilities are providing SMEs with options to explore new ways of automating businesses processes like human resource activities, writes PHIL L÷TTER.

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Why the world's hard drive is nearly full

25 Jul 2014 by
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Why the world's hard drive is nearly full

By 2020, unimaginable amounts of data will be created by everyday objects connected to the Internet. But, says MARK WHITBY, Seagate VP of Sales and Marketing for EMEA, technologies are on their way to help serve those purposes and in the meantime we can start doing more to manage our current storage problems.

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BES10 becomes hosted service

24 Jul 2014 by
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BES10 becomes hosted service

BlackBerry has announced that BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 (BES10) will now be available as a hosted service through third-party partners worldwide.

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Air ticket malware hits the web

24 Jul 2014 by
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Air ticket malware hits the web

Kaspersky Lab has registered an increase in fraudulent messages sent out on behalf of booking services. These fake notifications imitate hotel or air ticket booking confirmations and usually contain Trojan spyware masked as bills for reservations.

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AppDate: Eat healthier with Jawbone

23 Jul 2014 by
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AppDate: Eat healthier with Jawbone

In this AppDate, SEAN BACHER highlights the Jawbone UP app, Dragons Adventure: World Explorer, Nike Football app, Relax and Sleep Well, by Glenn Harrold and BlackBerry Virtual Expert.

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Tweet for a share price

23 Jul 2014 by
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Tweet for a share price

IRESS, a supplier of share market systems has created a tool that lets Twitter users send a tweet to receive share price information.

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