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The month it all changed

16 Apr 2014 by
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The month it all changed

Twenty years ago this week, South African newspaper readers were given their first in-depth exposure to the Internet. ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK looks back at the birth announcements of the commercial Internet.

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Just call me Machine

08 Apr 2014 by
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Just call me Machine

Unless youíre addicted to the dance floor, club music can be intensely boring. A South African DJ is changing that with high-tech gear straight out of science fiction, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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Kidsí biggest cellphone challenge

02 Apr 2014 by
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Kidsí biggest cellphone challenge

At what age should a child have a cellphone? There is no easy answer, but there are guidelines, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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Quick fix for online shopping

26 Mar 2014 by
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Quick fix for online shopping

The potential audience for online shopping is growing at its fastest rate ever, but that also means more likely shoppers who are still being scared away, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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Video goes large

18 Mar 2014 by
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Video goes large

As smartphone screens go ever-larger, some expect a backlash and a return to poky displays. But there is a powerful force behind the trend, and its not about to reverse, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK

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How Nespresso reinvents coffee

11 Mar 2014 by
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How Nespresso reinvents coffee

We don't often think of food and beverages as the stuff of gadgets, but Nespresso has changed all that, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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Best of Barcelona

04 Mar 2014 by
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Best of Barcelona

The main focus at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last week was on the big names, like Samsung, Sony and Nokia. But smaller and even unknown brands also made a splash, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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Samsung shoots out (some of) the lights

25 Feb 2014 by
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Samsung shoots out (some of) the lights

Samsungís Unpacked event in Barcelona this week delivered not only the new Galaxy S5 and Gear products, but also the promise of a new device ecosystem, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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Let the sun shine in on education

19 Feb 2014 by
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Let the sun shine in on education

Solar-powered classrooms have evolved from an experiment into the next big thing in educational initiatives by IT giants like Samsung and Dell, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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Beyond the phone cam: add-ons to add magic

12 Feb 2014 by
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Beyond the phone cam: add-ons to add magic

Phone cameras cannot, by themselves, replace conventional SLR, but add-on lenses are reinventing phone photography, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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