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Samsung Galaxy S6

How to tell if your Smartphone is the real deal

July 2, 2015

Counterfeit goods have become an increasingly worrying problem in Africa. Not only is the clothing industry suffering under the scourge of counterfeit goods,...

Cloud Computing

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Huawei launches Digital inCloud centre in Africa

July 1, 2015

Huawei has revealed the launch of their Digital inCloud Eastern and Southern Africa regional center at the 5th Annual VAS Africa summit. The event attracted...

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Opinion

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    Top 5 tips to extend the battery life of a smartphone

    June 17, 2015 • Lists, Top Stories

    Smartphone adoption in Africa has risen at a phenomenal rate. A survey of mobile phone usage in five African countries has delivered findings on the rise of Internet access via phones within Africa’s major markets, namely South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana and Uganda. The Mobile Africa 2015 study, conducted by mobile surveying company GeoPoll and World [&hellip...

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    From latency to transparency: Top 5 tips for better storage

    June 12, 2015 • Lists

    Storage of the past was defined by vendor specific terminology for pieces of functionality, which have perpetuated the market/users thinking about storage narrowly in terms of a single vendor or technology provider. But there’s a new paradigm for storage, according to Nazeer Parak, Enterprise Storage Leader for IBM, and it talks to things like speed, [&hellip...

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    Top 5 African sectors ripe for transformation by IoT

    June 12, 2015 • Lists, Top Stories

    The spread of technology is an interesting phenomenon. In some instances, it is only available to the wealthiest people or the largest businesses at first, before slowly filtering down to the rest of the populace. In other instances, it seems to be everywhere at once. The Internet of Things (IoT) certainly falls into the latter [&hellip...

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    Mondato Summit 2015: Top 10 takeaways according to execs

    June 8, 2015 • Lists, Top Stories

    Mondato Summit 2015, which was held between 2nd & 3rd 2015 – at Summer Place in Johannesburg, South Africa – had a packed line-up of great speakers and intriguing panel discussions. C-level executives and thought leaders from right across the mobile finance and commerce spectrum to discuss key issues in the industry in Africa, helping to [&hellip...

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    Africa’s Top 20 most connected countries by user numbers

    June 4, 2015 • East Africa, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West Africa

    According to worldometers.info, the population within South Africa sits at just over 53 million individuals. To add to the figures, Nigeria currently has over 183 million individuals populating its city’s. Africa has always been viewed as a continent that isn’t very connected in terms of internet speeds and the number of users – compared to [&hellip...

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    Top 10 most valuable global brands revealed

    May 28, 2015 • Lists, Top Stories

    According to a survey conducted by millwardbrown.com Apple has now been listed as the world’s most powerful brand. According to the report, the device manufacturer reclaimed its title from search engine giant, Google. According to the guardian.com, Apple claimed top position due to the launch of the iPhone 6 and Apple Smartwatch. With a 67 percent [&hellip...

Reviews

BlackBerry Leap Review

Review: BlackBerry Leap

July 2, 2015 •

BlackBerry has launched its latest smartphone, the BlackBerry Leap, in Nigeria and South Africa. However, does the latest device from BlackBerry stand out in...

Gadgets and Gaming

What is PlayStation Plus

What is PlayStation Plus?

June 30, 2015

Since its launch on 29 June 2010, PlayStation Plus has provided its members with over 350 games to date. To add to the facts, the 29th of June 2015 marked...

Features

Mondato

Can Mobile Money improve your health?

July 2, 2015

According to insights provided by Mondato, the general rule of thumb is that when something appears too good to be true, it very likely is. Imagine that you...

Startups

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Rwanda: Think Incubator takes on 4 new tech start-ups

June 26, 2015

In Rwanda, technology incubator Think has taken on four new start-ups as part of a new Think accelerated program. According to the incubator, each team joining...

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Security

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Internet users in SA still think branches are safer than online banking

June 24, 2015

Almost half (43%) of Internet users  in South Africa believe traditional over-the-counter banking is safer than banking online, according to a survey carried...

Online

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Facebook opens office in Africa

June 30, 2015

Social Media giant, Facebook, has opened its first office in Africa to further the company’s commitment to help businesses connect with people and grow...