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Rectron brings MakerBot to SA

24 Oct 2014 by
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Rectron brings MakerBot to SA

MakerBot, a manufacturer of 3D printers has chosen Rectron South Africa for the local distribution of its printers.

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Wearables change world of BYOx

06 Oct 2014 by
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Wearables change world of BYOx

A while ago, BYOD was a hot topic, and although it mostly fallen off the radar, it is now being replaced with BYOx or Bring Your Own Anything. In particular, this is referring to wearable devices which need Internet access and bring some new issues to network administrators, says MARTIN WALSHAW.

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Oracle 'reinvents' database protection

02 Oct 2014 by
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Oracle 'reinvents' database protection

During his opening keynote at the Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco, Larry Ellison announced the general availability of Oracle’s Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance.

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Why surveillance is going IP

01 Oct 2014 by
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Why surveillance is going IP

IP-based cameras are coming to the fore in South Africa. This can be attributed to the decreasing costs of bandwidth, the ease of their installation and their ability to offer remote surveillance, writes ROY ALVES.

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Sony expands lens-styles

29 Sep 2014 by
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Sony expands lens-styles

Sony has launched two lenses designed to by used with Android and iOS smartphones. The lenses have great zoom capabilities, feature image stabilisation and can even detect different scenes.

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New lightning protector detects storms

11 Sep 2014 by
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New lightning protector detects storms

Summer is here, and so are Gauteng’s notorious lightning storms. To try and protect expensive equipment from getting fried, the Astraphobe DSL lightning protector, which automatically disconnects phone lines when it detects lightning has been launched.

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Dyson unveils vacuum robot

09 Sep 2014 by
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Dyson unveils vacuum robot

Dyson has unveiled the Dyson 360 Eye vacuum, an intelligent robot that is capable of “seeing” its environment and finding dirt thanks to its 360 degree eye. The vacuum also has more suction power than many other robot vacuums on the market.

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IFA: New PCs and tablets from Lenovo

08 Sep 2014 by
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IFA: New PCs and tablets from Lenovo

At the IFA conference in Berlin, Lenovo unveiled a range of new tablets and PCs. The range includes the Tab S8, its first Intel-powered Android tablet, the Y70 Touch, a 17-inch touch laptop and the Erazer X315, a cheaper desktop gaming PC.

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IFA: Acer unveils new convertibles

08 Sep 2014 by
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IFA: Acer unveils new convertibles

A this year’s IFA conference in Berlin, Acer unveiled the R 13 and R 14 line of convertible notebooks. The units feature an Ezel Aero Hinge that allows the display to rotate in six directions and also lets the devices be used as a standard notebook or as a tablet.

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SA’s evolving data centres

03 Sep 2014 by
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SA’s evolving data centres

South Africa’s data centres are changing as enterprises actively seek to understand what information they have at their disposal, says STUART CHEVERTON, Business Development Consultant at HDS South Africa.

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