IFA 2015: Huawei friends Mate S

Huawei has unveiled its new flagship smartphone, the Mate S, which introduces a raft of innovations the company hopes will cement its No. 3 ranking in global phone sales.

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IFA 2015: Acer gets a refresh

At this year’s IFA conference in Berlin, Acer announced refreshes to its Aspire V Nitro Series notebooks and the Aspire V 13 notebook, all of which incorporate 6th generation Intel Core processors.

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PS4 gets Black Ops beta boost

Megarom has announced that Treyarch’s Black Ops III Beta has set a new standard as the number one Beta on PlayStation 4.

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IFA 2015: Huawei friends Mate S

Huawei has unveiled its new flagship smartphone, the Mate S, which introduces a raft of innovations the company hopes will cement its No. 3 ranking in global phone sales.

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Instagram and visually rich social media exploding in SA

The new edition of the SA Social Media Landscape report, due to be released this month, shows dramatic shifts in usage patterns, with Instagram a big winner.

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AppDate: Fitbit for Windows 10

In this bumper AppDate edition, SEAN BACHER highlights Fitbit for Windows 10, the VIDI smart TV streaming app, GridWatch, Fallout Shelter for Android, Vitality points rewards program with Samsung’s S Health, FNB’s banking app named among the best in the world, Opera Mini for Windows Phone, Sniper 3D, Recast and Apple News.

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Facebook’s flavour of the Moment

When a billion human beings logged onto Facebook last Monday, it was just one landmark in the social network’s quest to connect humanity. For South Africans, another came just a day later, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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-September 2nd, 2015

IFA 2015: Huawei Watch timed for Android and IOS

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Huawei has unveiled the first smartwatch from a smartphone maker to be compatible with both IOS and Android.

-September 2nd, 2015

IFA 2015: Acer gets a refresh

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At this year’s IFA conference in Berlin, Acer announced refreshes to its Aspire V Nitro Series notebooks and the Aspire V 13 notebook, all of which incorporate 6th generation Intel Core processors.

-September 2nd, 2015

Instagram and visually rich social media exploding in SA

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The new edition of the SA Social Media Landscape report, due to be released this month, shows dramatic shifts in usage patterns, with Instagram a big winner.

-September 2nd, 2015

Google for Nonprofits launched in southern Africa

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Google South Africa has announced Google for Nonprofits across South Africa, Kenya and Botswana, which will provide registered NPOs with a suite a free products and tools.

-September 2nd, 2015

Oracle expands to all-flash

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Oracle has expanded its flash storage portfolio with the announcement of an all-flash model of its Oracle FS1 Flash Storage System.

-September 2nd, 2015

Uber teams with forgood

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Uber is teaming up with forgood, to help the public donate clothing, electronics, appliances and non-perishable foods they no longer need, in a quick and convenient fashion.

-September 1st, 2015

Facebook’s flavour of the Moment

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When a billion human beings logged onto Facebook last Monday, it was just one landmark in the social network’s quest to connect humanity. For South Africans, another came just a day later, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

-September 1st, 2015

PS4 gets Black Ops beta boost

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Megarom has announced that Treyarch’s Black Ops III Beta has set a new standard as the number one Beta on PlayStation 4.

-September 1st, 2015

Biometrics joins battle for online payment security

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Identity theft is costing South Africa as much as R1-billion per year and has increased by more than 200% in the past six years. It is clear that consumers need an easy to manage security solution, but is biometrics the way forward?

-September 1st, 2015

Star Wars joins Disney Infinity

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The Star Wars universe has joined Disney•Pixar and Marvel in Disney Infinity 3.0: Play Without Limits – the latest installment of the “hybrid toy/video game”.

-August 31st, 2015

Fibre for 30k Joburg homes

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Hurlingham, Glenadrienne, Hyde Park, Northcliff, Sharonlea and Olivedale have joined a growing list of suburbs to get fibre-to-the-home.

-August 31st, 2015

Sharpest PC decline yet

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The Middle East and Africa (MEA) PC market suffered a sharp year-on-year decline of 25.6% in Q2 2015, marking it as steepest decline ever recorded in the region for a single quarter.

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Movie of the Week

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Fantastic Four

Four young outsiders (Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell) gain extraordinary abilities after teleporting to an alternate and dangerous universe. They must learn to use their new powers and work together to save the planet from a former friend turned enemy (Toby Kebbell).

Video of the Day

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Yoshi’s Woolly World, is now available on the Wii U and allows users to transform the woolly characters into one of their favourite Nintendo characters.

Product of the Day

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MWEB is the first to take advantage of Telkom’s wholesale rates by announcing its new Uncapped ADSL products.

The new, Uncapped ADSL products are:
·         1Mbps Uncapped Standard Data Only @ R79
·         8Mbps Uncapped Standard Data Only @ R439

All Capped ADSL products are also available on the 1Mbps line.