How the cloud gives you superpowers

In a highlight of Amazon Web Services’ annual conference last week, CEO Andy Jassy described how cloud computing gives its users super powers, reports ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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PS4 Pro lands in SA

Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe has announced that the PlayStation4 Pro, delivering 4K gaming and 4K entertainment, will arrive in most retail channels in South Africa from 7 December at a suggested price of R7000.

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Win with Gadget and Kaspersky Lab

Gadget and Kaspersky Lab are giving away three copies of Kaspersky’s Internet Security – multi-device 2017. To enter, follow Gadget and Kaspersky Africa and name the feature that encrypts data when connected to the Internet.

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How we sell our cars

A recent survey has revealed that many South Africans wont get a fair deal when selling their car through a dealership, but at the same time many are worried about the security implications when selling privately.

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AppDate: Free WhatsApp roaming with KnowRoaming

In his latest AppDate, SEAN BACHER highlights Free WhatsApp voice and data with KnowRoaming, Apple’s new TV App, Shell foetal heartbeat listener, My Vodacom with Masterpass feature and Absa walletdoc.

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How the cloud gives you superpowers

In a highlight of Amazon Web Services’ annual conference last week, CEO Andy Jassy described how cloud computing gives its users super powers, reports ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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-December 6th, 2016

CT part of new travel chapter for Airbnb

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A Cape Town experience will form part of the new Trips offering being launched in 12 cities around the world by Airbnb.

-December 6th, 2016

All eyes on Africa tech

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Forget bootstraps, Africa is a continent dragging itself up by its code strings to become a global player - but it needs more software developers, writes BRETT PARKER, SAP Africa Managing Director.

-December 6th, 2016

Africa data flood set to shake off cloud lag

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Global cloud traffic is expected to rise almost fourfold, up from 3.9 zettabytes (ZB) per year in 2015 to 14.1 ZB per year by 2020, according to the recently released Cisco Global Cloud Index (2015-2020).

-December 6th, 2016

Mobile-first? Customer is mobile-always

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As smartphones reach saturation point in developing markets and make up a significant part of phone ownership in developing nations, customers are demanding an entirely different way of engaging with brands, writes NIRMAL NAIR of Clickatell.

-December 5th, 2016

How we sell our cars

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A recent survey has revealed that many South Africans wont get a fair deal when selling their car through a dealership, but at the same time many are worried about the security implications when selling privately.

-December 5th, 2016

Android for Work Knox on Samsung’s door

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Android for Work, a program that supports enterprise use of Android, along with Samsung’s Knox mobile enterprise security platform, are now available on new Samsung devices to enhance the security of the mobile enterprise.

-December 5th, 2016

PoPI Act vs Cloud

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As companies begin to move more and more data to the cloud, GRAHAM CROOCK, Director: IT audit, risk and cyber lab at BDO SA, asks what it means for data sensitivity and customer protection?

-December 5th, 2016

Now convert airtime into WiFi data

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AlwaysOn has launched Airtime Convertor, which turns mobile airtime into WiFi data.

-December 5th, 2016

Win with Gadget and Kaspersky Lab

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Gadget and Kaspersky Lab are giving away three copies of Kaspersky’s Internet Security – multi-device 2017. To enter, follow Gadget and Kaspersky Africa and name the feature that encrypts data when connected to the Internet.

-December 2nd, 2016

IS buys MWEB

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South Africa's leading business Internet Service Provider, Internet Solutions, has acquired MWEB, the country's biggest consumer ISP

-December 2nd, 2016

PS4 Pro lands in SA

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Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe has announced that the PlayStation4 Pro, delivering 4K gaming and 4K entertainment, will arrive in most retail channels in South Africa from 7 December at a suggested price of R7000.

-December 2nd, 2016

Skylines inspire refreshed Nespresso range

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The coffee pod pioneer that has revolutionised coffee drinking, Nespresso, has used city skylines to inspire a new machine range.

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Movie of the Week

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Office Christmas Party

When the CEO (Jennifer Aniston) tries to close her hard-partying brother's (T.J. Miller) branch, he and his chief technical officer (Jason Bateman) must rally their co-workers and host an epic office Christmas party in an effort to impress a potential client and close a sale that will save their jobs.

Video of the Day

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Final Fantasy XV 101 trailer

Square Enix recently released a 101 trailer for Final Fantasy XV. The 101 trailer explores gameplay mechanics, characters and more - providing viewers with everything they need to know about the game.

As well as an overview of the game’s story, the new trailer also offers explanations of Final Fantasy XV’s combat system and its blend of magic spells, summons and real-time battle action, as well as in-depth introductions to Noctis and his three comrades.

Product of the Day

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Alcatel Move Track&Talk

Alcatel’s Move Track&Talk watch is a wearable, GPS-connected device which allows kids to communicate with pre-approved contacts and which gives parents peace of mind.

The watch is designed for children from 5 to 9 years old, and allows parents to call or send voice messages to their kids. Using the simple user interface, children can reply to calls from up to 10 pre-set contacts and make calls to 5 registered numbers.

Once the app is installed on a smartphone, parents can also track their child’s whereabouts in seconds using a blend of GPS, GSM and Wi-Fi.

The Move Track&Talk is available from CNA stores nationwide for the recommended retail price of R1 099.90.