#Guptaleaks takes Vodacom Journalist of the Year award

The winners of the 2017 Vodacom Journalist of the Year Awards were recently announced from over 1 000 entries received over a variety of categories.

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Acer launches new ultra-slims

Acer Africa has launched new editions to its ultra-slim convertible and detachable Windows 10 devices with the second generation of Swift, and Spin models.

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The robots walk among us

Almost exactly a century after the term ‘robot’, was coined in fiction, the automatons have finally gone mainstream. In the first of a series, ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK meets a trio of humanoid consumer robots.

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-November 17th, 2017

7 lessons from building SA’s top apps

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Building an app that is a appealing, appropriate and offers a good user experience is sometimes quite a challenge. LYNETTE HUNDERMARK, co-founder of Hundermark mobile solutions, shares some tips for building a popular app.

-November 17th, 2017

‘Panic button’ security app gets 100k downloads

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The Namola App, a South African security app that turns a phone into a panic button, has reached 100 000 downloads.

-November 17th, 2017

Acer launches new ultra-slims

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Acer Africa has launched new editions to its ultra-slim convertible and detachable Windows 10 devices with the second generation of Swift, and Spin models.

-November 17th, 2017

Evil Within 2 now out

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Bethesda Softworks has announced that The Evil Within 2, from survival horror mastermind Shinji Mikami and the Tango Gameworks team, is now available now for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.

-November 16th, 2017

MTN brings in biometrics to protect customers

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As the festive season approaches, it unfortunately also brings with it an increase in consumer fraud. To further protect customers, MTN has strengthened its security with the introduction of a fingerprint biometric solution.

-November 16th, 2017

SA must embrace innovation

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A recent survey has revealed that although we have the resources to innovate, we are not doing so, and if we do not begin to do so the consequences could be dire, writes WILLIAM MZIMBA, Chief Executive of Accenture SA & Chairman of Accenture Africa.

-November 16th, 2017

SA ICT leads region but global rank falls

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South Africa has seen a drop in its global ranking for information and communications technology, despite being described as being at the forefront of the region.

-November 15th, 2017

The robots walk among us

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Almost exactly a century after the term ‘robot’, was coined in fiction, the automatons have finally gone mainstream. In the first of a series, ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK meets a trio of humanoid consumer robots.

-November 15th, 2017

LEAF lands big CES prize

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Even before CES, the world's biggest technology show, begins, the new Nissan LEAF has taken one of the event's top awards.

-November 15th, 2017

Black Friday starts early for SA gamers

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Ster Kinekor Entertainment (SKE) is kicking off its Black Friday promotions early,  with various deals running from 17 November to 26 November 2017 at participating retailers.

-November 15th, 2017

Spazapp and Mastercard take small traders mobile

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Mastercard is collaborating with Spazapp, to bring secure mobile payments to thousands of informal traders and convenience stores, better known as spaza shops, in South Africa.

-November 14th, 2017

All change for celeb influencers on social media

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A research project on social influence, to be released early in 2018, will reveal key insights into the audiences that populate brand communities on social networks.

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Movie of the Week

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Amityville: The Awakening

This Friday the wait will be over and Amityville: The Awakening will hit cinemas nationwide for the scariest instalment yet. The plot follows the journey of a single mother who moves her three children into a new house in order to save money to pay for her sickly son ‘s medical bills. Only to later discover the house is haunted and has a very bloody history when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house including the miraculous recovery of her son. Belle (Bellla Thorne) begins to suspect her Mother isn't telling her everything and soon realises they just moved into the infamous Amityville house. The movie promises to fulfil every craving you might have this Halloween with outstanding cinematography, chilling sound effects and convincing screenplay throughout. Classification: 13HLV Running time: 87mins Genre: Horror, Thriller

Video of the Day

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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has released its LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 vignette spotlighting the latest gameplay inspired by Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok. In the video, fans can catch a glimpse of Thor donning his signature helmet, Hulk sporting his gladiator attire, and a host of other familiar movie-based characters such as Odin, Loki, Heimdall, and Surtur, as well as fan-favorite variants from across Marvel’s many universes and timelines, including Grandmaster, Thor Jane Foster, Throg, Beta Ray Bill, Red Hulk, Greenskyn Smashtroll, Maestro, and more.

Product of the Day

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Metacom MC6000 router

The Metacom MC6000 router bundles all services into a single, custom-developed device that can handle multiple fibre connections. It also has HDMI connectivity so it can drive video directly from the device. In addition, the MC6000 has been designed to tackle the African environment, with dual power supplies for rural areas where reliable power is a challenge. It also includes a range of digital interfaces that can be activated remotely and tailored to measure specific, customer defined, parameters.