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Make data work for you

22 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in People 'n Issues

Organisations that are able to quickly store, structure, access and give data to their customers are the ones that will come out above the rest, says PREMIE NAICKER.

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Cloud giants scramble to keep up

21 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Goldstuck on Gadgets
Cloud giants scramble to keep up

Even global cloud computing leader VMware could not keep up with the demands of managing gadgets in the enterprise, its president, Carl Eschenbach, told ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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Vodacom data users get free LTE roaming on Vodafone

21 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Mobile
Vodacom data users get free LTE roaming on Vodafone

Vodacom postpaid customers are now able to roam on selected LTE/4G networks when travelling, giving them faster speeds when surfing the Internet or downloading e-mails overseas.

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LG G3's little brother Beats a 5" path into SA

21 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Mobile
LG G3's little brother Beats a 5

The LG G3 Beat is now available in South Africa and it is the little brother of the LG G3.

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The webcam spy cover-up

21 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in People 'n Issues
The webcam spy cover-up

A recent Kaspersky Lab study has revealed that 14% of South Africans cover up their webcams as they fear cyber-spies could be monitoring them through their computers.

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AppDate: Keep tabs on your teenís driving

20 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Something on the Side
AppDate: Keep tabs on your teenís driving

In this AppDate, SEAN BACHER highlights My Max Speed 2.0, MySidekick with emergency feature, MyAccountant, Star Wars: Commander and Corobrickís builders companion app.

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SA and Egypt lead smartphone growth in Africa

20 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Mobile
SA and Egypt lead smartphone growth in Africa

According to a recent IDC study, the Middle East and Africa (MEA) handset market grew to its largest size in ten quarters in Q2 2014, expanding 27% year on year to total 64 million units. Within Africa, Egypt and South Africa posted the largest year-on-year handset shipment growth, at 37% and 32%, respectively.

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Lessons for brands building apps

20 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in People 'n Issues
Lessons for brands building apps

For many South Africans a smartphone is the primary or only device used to access the Internet. It is for this reason that local brands should concentrate on a mobile-first strategy for digital engagement, says MICHAEL WALKER.

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Nokia Lumia 830 now in SA

20 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Mobile
Nokia Lumia 830 now in SA

Microsoft has announced that the Nokia Lumia 830 is available from Vodacom for a cash price of R5 989 or for R359 per month on a Smart S contract.

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Samsung breaks 5G speed record

20 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Mobile
Samsung breaks 5G speed record

Samsung has reached 5G speeds of up to 7.5Gbps while in a stationary environment and 1.2Gbps while moving at 100km/h, setting two major milestones in the development of 5G data transmission.

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Huawei sponsors Ajax CT

20 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Sports Tech
Huawei sponsors Ajax CT

Huawei has announced its partnership with the Ajax Cape Town soccer team as its official shirt sponsor for the current Premier Soccer League season.

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Follow Comet Siding Spring on Google+

19 Oct 2014 by
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Follow Comet Siding Spring on Google+

Comet Siding Spring is due to make a close flyby of Mars tonight at 20:28 South African time and to celebrate the close encounter, the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO), together with Living Maths, will be hosting a Google+ hangout from 20:00 to 21:00† with a live audience at the SAAO.

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Apple reveals iPad Air 2

17 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Mobile
Apple reveals iPad Air 2

Apple has introduced the iPad Air 2. Measuring just 6.1mm it is the thinnest yet, and with an A8X processor is also the most powerful.

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Samsung unveils Note 4 in SA

17 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Mobile
Samsung unveils Note 4 in SA

Yesterday, Samsung announced that the Galaxy Note 4 is now available in South Africa. The device features an enhanced S Pen, better multitasking options and a Quad HD Super AMOLED display.

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R999 tablet from Vodacom - made for SA

16 Oct 2014 by
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R999 tablet from Vodacom - made for SA

Vodacom has announced the Smart Tab 3G, a 3G tablet running the KitKat operating system with a 7" display. It is available†on contract for R59 per month on a 500MB 24 month price plan or can be bought for R999.

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Local gaming heroes rAge on

14 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Goldstuck on Gadgets
Local gaming heroes rAge on

The annual rAge gaming expo was a feast of the latest in global gaming, but the growing presence of local developers was a significant phenomenon, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK

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iPhone 6 in SA on 24 Oct

14 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Mobile
iPhone 6 in SA on 24 Oct

Apple has announced that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will arrive in South Africa on 24 October. It also said that 36 additional countries and territories across†Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and Africa by the end of October.

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Lenovo launches innovation centre at Durban U

09 Oct 2014 by
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Lenovo launches innovation centre at Durban U

The Durban University of Technology (DUT) and Lenovo are launching a Lenovo Innovation Centre, a walk-in centre aimed at increasing the universityís interactivity with the latest technology.†

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Veeam offers free backup tool

09 Oct 2014 by
| Filed in Serious Software
Veeam offers free backup tool

Veeam Software has released Veeam Endpoint Backup Free, a free application that lets IT administrators remotely backup user's Windows computers to an internal or external hard drive.

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WiGroup opens mobile payments

08 Oct 2014 by
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WiGroup opens mobile payments

WiGroup is making its mobile transaction platform available to smaller companies allowing them to accept money from services like MTN Mobile Money, FlickPay, M-Pesa, TuYu and Gift It.

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100k challenge will rAge

08 Oct 2014 by
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100k challenge will rAge

The finals for the Entelect R100K Challenge are taking place at rAge on 11 October. Semi finalists were chosen from a previous play-off where they had to design a graphical user interface for the popular PacMan arcade game.

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