Cloud speeds up innovation

More than 90% of enterprises believe the cloud enables them to innovate faster, new research from Oracle reveals.

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Fitbit debuts the Alta

Fitbit has introduced the Fitbit Alta – a slim fitness wristband that can be personalised, while advanced health and fitness features improve tracking workouts and deliver positive motivation to keep users moving. 

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Force Awakens to LEGO

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and Lucasfilm have announced LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, marking the return of the LEGO video game franchise.

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Huawei sells 16m P8s

Huawei has announced it has shipped a total of 16-million phones in the P8 series, with 10-million P8 lite devices reaching the market.

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AppDate: Santa has a bag full of apps

In his latest AppDate, SEAN BACHER highlights Santa’s Bag, WolframAlpha, Kaspersky Virus Scanner for Mac, WeChat Mobile Wallet, the Mziiki African music streaming service, Opera’s new Mini browser, My Ford Mobile, Office Lens and Android Pocket.

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“Greetings! I’m from the future”

While most auto makers wrestle with the future of cars, BMW has delivered an experience from the future with the BMW i8, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK, as he explores the technology of the vehicle.

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-February 12th, 2016

The year of digital transformation is upon us

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With 2016 in full swing, its now more important than ever for the IT industry to evolve, but says SEBASTIAN ISAAC, Business Development Manager at Rectron, we still need to address the skills and awareness needed for us to excel.

-February 12th, 2016

Kyalami to speed up via fibre

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Metrofibre Networx has announce that is has been appointed to supply fibre to the home to the residents of Kyalami Estates.

-February 11th, 2016

#PayBackTheMoney peaks on Twitter

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Social media insights gathered from Salesforce show that despite the growing smartphone penetration in South Africa, citizens still used computers to discuss issues like if President Jacob Zuma will #PayBackTheMoney.

-February 11th, 2016

Skype calls up Business

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Organisations can now save communications costs thanks to the recently launched Skype for Business. The application is integrated into Office 365 and is designed to modernise voice, video and the overall virtual meeting experience.

-February 11th, 2016

Virtual assistant for Skype

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Intervate has released ROBIT, a locally-developed virtual personal assistant (VPA), enabling organisations to extract more value from Microsoft’s recently launched Skype for Business.

-February 11th, 2016

LG airs all-star Superbowl ad

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LG Electronics (LG) recently released its first Super Bowl commercial, featuring actor Liam Neeson and its new LG Signature OLED TV. The commercial is a father-son collaboration between Ridley Scott as executive producer and Jake Scott as director.

-February 10th, 2016

Composers issue music “Take Down” after MTN violations

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The Composers, Authors and Publishers Association (CAPASSO) has issued a “Take Down” instruction to MTN to remove its members' music from its stores.

-February 10th, 2016

Fitbit debuts the Alta

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Fitbit has introduced the Fitbit Alta – a slim fitness wristband that can be personalised, while advanced health and fitness features improve tracking workouts and deliver positive motivation to keep users moving. 

-February 10th, 2016

Huawei sells 16m P8s

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Huawei has announced it has shipped a total of 16-million phones in the P8 series, with 10-million P8 lite devices reaching the market.

-February 10th, 2016

Force Awakens to LEGO

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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and Lucasfilm have announced LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, marking the return of the LEGO video game franchise.

-February 10th, 2016

The real Internet of Things

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The Internet of Things is worth the hype, in fact the hype may not be quite enough to show the value of this remarkable technology. JOHN EIGELAAR examines the impact, the future and potential of IoT and its applications in Africa.

-February 9th, 2016

“Greetings! I’m from the future”

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While most auto makers wrestle with the future of cars, BMW has delivered an experience from the future with the BMW i8, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK, as he explores the technology of the vehicle.

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Movie of the Week

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The Hateful Eight

While racing toward the town of Red Rock in post-Civil War Wyoming, bounty hunter John "The Hangman" Ruth (Kurt Russell) and his fugitive prisoner (Jennifer Jason Leigh) encounter another bounty hunter (Samuel L. Jackson) and a man who claims to be a sheriff. Hoping to find shelter from a blizzard, the group travels to a stagecoach stopover located on a mountain pass. Greeted there by four strangers, the eight travellers soon learn that they may not make it to their destination after all.

Video of the Day

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Following total atomic annihilation, the rebuilding of this great nation of ours may fall to you. That’s why Vault-Tec has prepared this educational video series for you to better understand the seven defining attributes that make you S.P.E.C.I.A.L.! Today we’ve released the first video in the series – starting, of course, with Strength. Study it carefully to ensure your survival and to discover what makes you S.P.E.C.I.A.L.

Product of the Day

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Samsung Electronics South Africa has announced the new Wireless Audio 360⁰ speakers to the South African market. The company’s first omnidirectional speaker, the Wireless Audio 360⁰, uses Samsung’s Ring Radiator technology to redefine the listening experience by delivering crisp and clear sound quality wherever you are in the room.