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Did Apple deliver on iPhone?

Did Apple deliver on iPhone?

16 Sep 2014 by
| Filed in Mobile

The recent launch of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus certainly has stirred up the smartphone market. But, asks ALEX HILLSBERG at FinancesOnline.com, has Apple really lived up to consumer’s expectations and given them what they want?

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PayGate opens PayPal to all

15 Sep 2014 by
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PayGate opens PayPal to all

The recent partnership between PayPal and PayGate means that merchants can accept online payments in South Africa from local and international shoppers.

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Danger in your dustbin

15 Sep 2014 by
| Filed in People 'n Issues
Danger in your dustbin

One of the easiest ways for fraudsters to get details to conduct ID fraud is by rummaging through documents that a company does not dispose of properly, says GIANMARCO LORENZI.

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Business of movies reinvented in SA

12 Sep 2014 by
| Filed in Goldstuck on Gadgets
Business of movies reinvented in SA

The launch of the VIDI video-on-demand service signals a dramatic shift in the way South Africans will consume movies, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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Mobile innovation to boost SA education

12 Sep 2014 by
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Mobile innovation to boost SA education

Today, the Ukufunda Virtual School tool was launched. It is designed to address inequalities in the school system, raise education standards and put the power of basic education back into the hands of learners, teachers and parents.

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R5000 cash-back on iPhones

12 Sep 2014 by
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R5000 cash-back on iPhones

Local iStores are offering iPhone owners the chance to get up to R5 000 back when they trade in their current iPhone for a new one.

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Kaspersky's new version goes for multi-device protection

12 Sep 2014 by
| Filed in Serious Software
Kaspersky's new version goes for multi-device protection

Kaspersky Lab has released Kaspersky Internet Security – multi-device 2015. The solution works on Windows, OS X and Android devices.

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BlackBerry buys into virtual identity

12 Sep 2014 by
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BlackBerry buys into virtual identity

BlackBerry has announced that it has acquired Movirtu, a provider of virtual identity solutions for mobile operators that allows multiple numbers to be active on a single device.

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Top trends for 2015

11 Sep 2014 by
| Filed in People 'n Issues
Top trends for 2015

At the Gartner Symposium currently underway in Cape Town, Gartner VP, DAVID CEARLEY, outlined ten technology trends that companies need to pay attention to during the next few years.

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IFA: Samsung gets curved

11 Sep 2014 by
| Filed in Audio/Visual
IFA: Samsung gets curved

At this year’s IFA conference in Berlin, Samsung announced a new line of curved televisions in sizes ranging from 48” to 105”. It also announced the worlds first bendable UHD TV and a curved sound bar.

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Regulatory checklist for SMEs

11 Sep 2014 by
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Regulatory checklist for SMEs

The regulatory bodies and requirements around running a small business in South Africa can be a burden for many. But, says IVAN EPSTEIN, instead of seeing these laws as a hindrance, companies should use them to run more smoothly.

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New lightning protector detects storms

11 Sep 2014 by
| Filed in Serious Hardware
New lightning protector detects storms

Summer is here, and so are Gauteng’s notorious lightning storms. To try and protect expensive equipment from getting fried, the Astraphobe DSL lightning protector, which automatically disconnects phone lines when it detects lightning has been launched.

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Ericsson launches live broadcast platform for newsroom integration

11 Sep 2014 by
| Filed in Serious Software
Ericsson launches live broadcast platform for newsroom integration

Ericsson has unveiled its real-time platform that supports live captioning in various languages for broadcasters around the world using speech-to-text.

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Online movie streaming and rental hub launched in SA

10 Sep 2014 by
| Filed in Audio/Visual
Online movie streaming and rental hub launched in SA

VIDI, South Africa’s first video on demand service is now available. The service is available across multiple platforms and doesn’t require any special equipment like a decoder or dish.

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Something on the Side: Use a smartphone to do your laundry

10 Sep 2014 by
| Filed in Something on the Side
Something on the Side: Use a smartphone to do your laundry

In this Something on the Side, SEAN BACHER highlights the Samsung WW9000 smart washing machine, Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Stealth gaming keyboard, the Western Digital My Passport Metal Edition, the Garmin Fenix 2 multisport watch and the Cogito Classic connected watch.

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The iPhone 6: A rumour roundup

09 Sep 2014 by
| Filed in Mobile
The iPhone 6: A rumour roundup

This evening, Apple will reveal the iPhone 6, among other products. As usual, the Internet is abuzz with expectations. SEAN BACHER rounds up some of the major rumours, which he will update with the facts as the launch gets underway in California at 7pm GMT.

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Intel reveals new smart tools for developers

10 Sep 2014 by
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Intel reveals new smart tools for developers

At the Intel Developer Conference, the company announced details on its developer platform for wearable devices that it believes will accelerate the development and deployment of new wearable applications.

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Apple taps MaterCard for Apple Pay

10 Sep 2014 by
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Apple taps MaterCard for Apple Pay

At yesterday’s iPhone 6 announcement, Apple announced Apple Pay, a feature that enables users to pay for goods with just the iPhone 6 or the Apple Watch. To support this, Apple has partnered with three major credit card companies, including MaterCard.

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Get ready for flexible working

09 Sep 2014 by
| Filed in People 'n Issues
Get ready for flexible working

Companies that want to stay ahead today need to offer their employees competitive working arrangements that respect their personal time. Also, if companies plan on keeping their employees’ talent, they should allow them the freedom to work on their own technology, writes DEON LIEBENBERG.

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Dyson unveils vacuum robot

09 Sep 2014 by
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Dyson unveils vacuum robot

Dyson has unveiled the Dyson 360 Eye vacuum, an intelligent robot that is capable of “seeing” its environment and finding dirt thanks to its 360 degree eye. The vacuum also has more suction power than many other robot vacuums on the market.

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Opera launches ad solution

09 Sep 2014 by
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Opera launches ad solution

Opera Software has announced the Opera TV Ads SDK, which it says will allow app publishers, smart TV manufacturers and pay-TV operators to monetise their content by serving video advertising on just about any platform.

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