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Speed up your old computer

17 Jul 2014 by
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Speed up your old computer

As your computer ages, performance declines. Some people choose to wipe their hard drive and start over. Others buy whole new machines. Before you do either though, ROBERTO CAPRIO offers some basic maintenance tips to solve these common problems.

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Upgrading Macs on the fly

15 Jul 2014 by
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Upgrading Macs on the fly

Rectron has announced availability of the Transcend JetDrive SSD upgrade kits and the JetDrive Lite expansion cards for MacBooks. The upgrade kits are designed to offer Mac users more storage space while increasing overall operating performance.

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Raspberry Pi B+ powers into SA

15 Jul 2014 by
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Raspberry Pi B+ powers into SA

The Raspberry Pi Model B+, which offer a 20% to 30% improvement in power consumption is now available in South Africa from RS Components.

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Wearables not only about tech

10 Jul 2014 by
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Wearables not only about tech

A recent report on the future on wearable technology has revealed that many technology companies are paying too much attention to the technology included in wearable devices and are not concentrating enough on the style and image of the device.

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In-memory of the future

08 Jul 2014 by
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In-memory of the future

The recent developments around in-memory analytics and processing are very promising. But, GAIL SHAW believes it is worth having a look at the underlying technology before jumping on the bandwagon.

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Emerge with MPOS

07 Jul 2014 by
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Emerge with MPOS

Emerge Mobile, a local company in the mobile payments space, has launched its edge MPOS (mobile point-of-sale) payment card acceptance solution.

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Solar tablet from SA youth

04 Jul 2014 by
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Solar tablet from SA youth

Two entrepreneurs from Port Elizabeth have created the Millbug Vuya Tablet PC, a solar powered tablet that will help users who do not have access to electricity or who suffer from power outages.

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Touchscreen starter kit for Pi

02 Jul 2014 by
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Touchscreen starter kit for Pi

Two touchscreen display starter kits have been released for the Rasberry Pi which are designed to provide an easy way to create projects and apps.

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Intel puts Galileo in SA universities

24 Jun 2014 by
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Intel puts Galileo in SA universities

Intel has selected the University of Johannesburg (UJ) and University of Cape Town (UCT) for the roll out of its Intel Galileo Board, which offers students a development environment for the so-called Internet of Things.

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Apple releases 21.5" iMac

19 Jun 2014 by
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Apple releases 21.5

Apple has introduced a new 21.5 iMac featuring an ultra-thin design, sharp display with a Intel HD 5000 graphics card and an Intel Core i5 processor.

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