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Mobile and Telecoms

Google rolls out Android features to iOS

December 13, 2018

In June 2018, Google launched the For You recommendations section in Maps for Android, and in October 2018, the Pixel 3 lineup came with Lens already...

Enterprise

Why South African SMEs should adopt disruptive tech

December 12, 2018

As the Fourth Industrial Revolution – characterised by the interconnection of technologies, blurring the lines between the world’s physical, digital, and...

Healthcare

Senographe Pristina

South Africa gets a new mammography system and upgraded MRI

December 1, 2018

South Africa’s National Radiology Services Incorporated (NRS) at the Netcare Waterfall City Private Hospital has launched the new Senographe Pristina...

Financial Services

Promoting Pan-African growth and development with cryptocurrency

Promoting Pan-African growth and development with cryptocurrency

December 14, 2018

Against the backdrop of numerous national currencies affecting trade and growth on the continent, the AFRO provides a reliable, safe and secure solution suited...

Opinion

Software

Windows Server 2008 support ends soon in South Africa

Windows Server 2008 support ends soon in South Africa

December 13, 2018

Pinnacle – South Africa’s ICT distributor and authorised distributor of Micosoft has confirmed that Windows Server 2008 support ends soon.  Users are...

Gadgets and Gaming

Battlefield V Review

Battlefield V Review

December 14, 2018 •

Developed by EA DICE and published by Electronic Arts, Battlefield V is the latest first-person shooter to grace the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. While...

  • Top 10 personal technologies to support digital business

    Top 10 personal technologies to support digital business

    December 14, 2018 • Lists, Top Stories

    The idea of an assistant that can schedule meetings and arrange a calendar, order lunch and remind you that you need to leave the office before 4:30 on Thursday to make it across the city to dinner with colleagues doesn’t seem too extraordinary–until you learn the assistant isn’t a person at a desk, but rather [&hellip...

  • Load Shedding

    Overcome load shedding this Festive Season with these top tips

    December 6, 2018 • Lists, Mining & Energy, Top Stories

    The festive season has officially begun; however, it looks as though South Africans will be celebrating the holidays without electricity, at certain times of the day and night, as South African power utility Eskom has implemented load shedding. As load shedding is becoming a regular occurrence in South Africa, IT News Africa has put together [&hellip...

  • Top 10 Healthcare apps

    Top 10 essential healthcare apps to have on your phone

    November 23, 2018 • Healthcare, Lists, Top Stories

    When you buy a smartphone you are not just buying a device that can cater for keeping in contact with friends and family, but you are also opening yourself up to a world of possibilities when it comes to apps. With mobile phones evolving constantly, we now have access to the most powerful apps at [&hellip...

  • 10 Steps to get better WiFi at home

    November 18, 2018 • Lists, Top Stories

    A slow internet connection is the bane of everyone living in the 21st century’s existence. Nothing quite beats the boiling annoyance that creeps up inside as you watch the slow, agonising roll of a loading screen before it finally appears or times out. There are ways to speed things up though. Checking things like the [&hellip...

  • 5 Ways to Make Your Home Smart

    5 Ways to Make Your Home Smart

    November 16, 2018 • Lists

    In recent years, there have been several studies that have proven the importance of “doing nothing” and essentially scheduling free time, but our always-connected, frenetic lifestyles don’t allow for much downtime. As a modern consumer, you have very little time to yourself, so you expect everything from your smartphone to your PC and your home [&hellip...

  • Windows 10 is one of those operating systems that play a pivotal role in the work of so many people on a day to day basis, but how many of these people have ever really tapped into their computer's full capability?

    10 tips to get the most out of Windows 10

    September 2, 2018 • Lists, Software, Top Stories

    Windows 10 is one of those operating systems that play a pivotal role in the work of so many people on a day to day basis, but how many of these people have ever really tapped into their computer’s full potential? Because of its ever-changing nature, Windows 10 has so many hidden functionalities, so many [&hellip...

Features

Watch: Lenovo SA’s Country Manager discusses the company’s future plans

December 6, 2018

Jim Holland is the Country Manager for Data Center Group, Lenovo South Africa and the SADC Region. He is responsible for improving Lenovo’s channel coverage...

Review: BlackBerry Key2

November 28, 2018 •

Startups

IoT.nxt CEO nominated for IT Personality of the Year

South African tech firm adds Microsoft Gold cloud platform status

December 14, 2018

South African innovators in Internet of Things technology, IoT.nxt, added Microsoft Gold Partner status for Cloud Platform to its competencies this month, its...

Internet of Things

Security

Are we making ourselves more vulnerable to cyber-attacks in the workplace?

Are we making ourselves more vulnerable to cyber-attacks in the workplace?

December 14, 2018

Although some organisations still feel that by digitising their businesses, they will be exposing themselves to cyber threats, on the contrary, one of the...

Online

Giphy introduces iOS compatible GIF keyboard extension

December 14, 2018

This week Giphy revealed an extension for its mobile app that brings a GIF keyboard to all multimedia-supporting applications. Giphy has udpated its iOS app to...

Retail Industry

Education

Libya space camp scholarship program open for entries

Libya space camp scholarship program open for entries

December 12, 2018

The U.S. Embassy and Libya are now accepting applications for the 2019 U.S.-Libya Space Camp Scholarship Program that will give Libyan students and educators...

Mining and Energy

solar power

Desert solar initiative to make Africa a renewables power-house

December 10, 2018

The details of the “Desert to Power Initiative” have been outlined as part of the Paris Agreement climate change talks at COP24 in Katowice, Poland. Energy...