Sage to ‘revolutionise accounting’

The UK holding company of South Africa's accounting software leaders has announced a range of apps and partnerships that it says will revolutionise the way accountants operate around the world.

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How the camera is changing

When the first camera was invented, it took over eight hours of light exposure to develop and only lasted a short while before fading away. Now, we hold up a smartphone and are able to take hundreds of images in minutes and view them instantaneously. DEON PRINSLOO, Mobile GM at LG takes us through the evolution of the camera starting with the first camera ever made - the Camera Obscura.

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Sage to ‘revolutionise accounting’

The UK holding company of South Africa's accounting software leaders has announced a range of apps and partnerships that it says will revolutionise the way accountants operate around the world.

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Pinnacle unveils LTE phone

Pinnacle Africa has unveiled its first LTE smartphone, the Proline XM-502, available to the market from 7 August at a recommended retail price of R1 699. The Proline XM-502 is one of a few to offer LTE connectivity under R2 000.

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Four facts that make tablets right for the classroom

Tablet computers have become a part of everybody’s life, largely due to the fact of their ease of use and affordability, ERNST WITTMANN, Country Manager for Southern Africa at ALCATEL ONETOUCH outlines four facts as to why they are playing a role in the classroom.

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AppDate: App reveals free WiFi in Tshwane

In this edition of his regular AppDate, SEAN BACHER highlights Tshwane Free WiFi, NLife Africa, WordFlex, miCoach, Hub++, Flapp, Opera with sidebar extensions and Safety Score from Momentum.

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BlackBerry pursues Greatness: The sequel

BlackBerry may be yesterday’s smartphone brand but, at its annual Security Summit in New York, it was looking a lot like tomorrow’s mobile security leader, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK

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-July 31st, 2015

Free Wi-Fi at taxi ranks

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A project by Project Isizwe and the Open Society Foundation has made it possible for commuters at the Gugulethu and Khayelitsha taxi ranks to access the Internet thanks to free Internet Zones.

-July 31st, 2015

Four facts that make tablets right for the classroom

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Tablet computers have become a part of everybody’s life, largely due to the fact of their ease of use and affordability, ERNST WITTMANN, Country Manager for Southern Africa at ALCATEL ONETOUCH outlines four facts as to why they are playing a role in the classroom.

-July 31st, 2015

How the camera is changing

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When the first camera was invented, it took over eight hours of light exposure to develop and only lasted a short while before fading away. Now, we hold up a smartphone and are able to take hundreds of images in minutes and view them instantaneously. DEON PRINSLOO, Mobile GM at LG takes us through the evolution of the camera starting with the first camera ever made - the Camera Obscura.

-July 30th, 2015

Tangible SME uptake of cloud services

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The uptake of cloud services in the SME sector has been growing steadily, but according to this year’s SME Survey, businesses are now realising the benefits offered by online storage, backups and services.

-July 30th, 2015

Load shedding biggest threat to SMEs

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This year’s SME Survey has revealed that small businesses now consider load shedding to be the biggest threat to their livelihood.

-July 30th, 2015

Proline proactive with W10

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Pinnacle Africa has announced the immediate availability of Proline devices, ready to launch with Windows 10.

-July 30th, 2015

Disruption driving innovation – or causing chaos?

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Disruptive technologies are changing lives and transforming markets and according to GYS KAPPERS, CEO of Wyzetalk, this brings two elements to the fore – that a company is not being made obsolete and that rather than seeing chaos, businesses see the opportunity.

-July 30th, 2015

Ordinary heroes honoured

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Alongside the launch of Windows 10, Microsoft announced its Upgrade Your World initiative, a program where the company highlights and rewards educators for their work done in shaping the lives of South Africa’s future leaders.

-July 29th, 2015

Windows 10 released in 190 countries with free upgrade

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Microsoft today released its new operating system, Windows 10, as a free upgrade, offering a wide range of innovations and restoring the much-missed Start menu.

-July 29th, 2015

Samsung launches Tab S2, world’s thinnest tablet

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Samsung has announced the Galaxy Tab S2, the thinnest and lightest in its current range and with a Super AMOLED display optimised for reading and viewing just about any type of digital content.

-July 29th, 2015

New GIBS programme to advance women in ICT

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In South Africa only 27% of women hold managerial positions according to the 2015 Global Women Entrepreneurs leaders score card. In an effort to even this out, GIBS has launched an initiative to empower female owned SMEs in the ICT field through support, mentorship and training.

-July 28th, 2015

BlackBerry pursues Greatness: The sequel

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BlackBerry may be yesterday’s smartphone brand but, at its annual Security Summit in New York, it was looking a lot like tomorrow’s mobile security leader, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK

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Movie of the Week

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When aliens see video feeds of classic arcade games, they misinterpret them as a declaration of war. They attack, using the games as models for their various assaults. President Will Cooper has to call on his best friend from childhood, video-game-champ-turned-home-theatre-installer Jules Brenner (Adam Sandler), to lead a team of old-school arcade gamers on a mission to defeat the aliens and save the planet.

Video of the Day

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The Mortal Kombat X Jason Voorhees Bundle is available for download to Kombat Pack owners. The Jason Voorhees Bundle includes playable character and Friday the 13th icon, Jason Voorhees and the Horror Pack, comprising of three horror-themed skins including Vampiress Mileena, Kraken Reptile and Pharaoh Ermac

Product of the Day

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Dell’s PowerEdge C6320 is the latest addition in its 13th generation Dell PowerEdge server portfolio.  The PowerEdge C6320 delivers up to a two times performance improvement on the leading HPC performance benchmark, and has the right mix of cost-efficient compute and storage in a compact, 2U chassis for HPC and hyper-converged solutions and appliances, allowing customers to meet demanding workload needs.