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Truecaller to have video calling amongst latest updates.

Truecaller and Google to improve video calling for millions

March 28, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

Truecaller, an app which provides caller ID and spam blocking app, today announced a strategic agreement to integrate Google Duo, a high quality video calling service, within the Truecaller app. This will add a crucial communications layer that strengthens the value of Truecaller’s wildly popular app that is used by more than 250 million people...

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BYOD increase the security risks of businesses.

5 WAYS BYODs ARE WEAKENING BUSINESSES DATA SECURITY

March 24, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, General, Lists, SecurityComments (0)

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is a recent increasing trend towards employee-owned devices within a business. However, this recent trend of IT consumerization, regardless of its advantages, increasingly poses a security risk to organizations when these personal...

TECHNO Mobile unveiled the Camon CX smartphone at an event in Kenya.

TECNO Mobile smartphone launch set to shake up African market

March 24, 2017 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (11)

Premium mobile phone brand, TECNO Mobile, had unveiled its latest handset, Camon CX,  to hit the African market at an event in the Kenyan capital. Designed specifically for young, independent smartphone users, the latest handset will be the “Selfie...

Toshiba aims to grow its presence in South Africa using Mustek as B2B distribution partner.

Toshiba announces renewed focus for the South African business PC market

March 24, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, General, Southern AfricaComments (0)

Toshiba announced its renewed strategy for South Africa, cementing its focus for the business computing market through the development of business to business PC devices and solutions in the country. Toshiba will concentrate its efforts on the government,...

The Dell Firelord 7567 offer excellent gaming at a fraction of the cost.

Dell Firelord – The gaming laptop without the price tag

March 20, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

The new Dell Inspiron 15 7000 (Firelord 7567), distributed by Drive Control Corporation (DCC), continues to offer excellent gaming at a fraction of the cost with the recommended retail ranging between R17 999 and R26 999 depending on the laptop configuration....

Camilo Daza Tapia, Brand Manager of Montblanc unveils the Montblanc Summit collection.

Montblanc unveils first smartwatch collection for men

March 20, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Montblanc showcased the luxury Maison’s first smartwatch collection in South Africa on Friday, 17 March,  at the flagship boutique in Sandton City, Johannesburg. The Montblanc Summit is a smartwatch that combines the design codes of traditional watchmaking...

Top 10 Publishers of 2016. (Image Source: UA Tech)

Top 10 Mobile Publishers of 2016

March 17, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (1)

We carry them around with us where ever we go and as soon as we are provided with the slightest of gaps we will whip them out and they gain our undivided attention, they are our smartphones. But what would we do on these devices without the games and...

Robin Olivier, Managing Director at Digicape.

Digicape and Sensor Networks launch an IoT and Apple innovation

March 8, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Hardware, Internet of Things, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Digicape and Sensor Networks launch an IoT and Apple innovation

South African startups Sensor Networks and Digicape have partnered to launch an Apple Watch App for the Sensor Smart Tracker (“Smart Tracker”) device and integrate the existing Sensor Tracker App directly into Digicape’s online store to enable in-App...

YouTube to take on Cable TV.

Youtube to enter war with Cable TV

March 2, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Youtube to enter war with Cable TV

According to a report by the BBC, YouTube has announced the launch of a $35-a-month TV subscription service that will see them rival US cable networks. The new live TV service will have more than 40 channels, which will include some of the country’s...

Video Moja announces update.

Free Streaming Service, Video Moja, Announces Update

March 2, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Free Streaming Service, Video Moja, Announces Update

Video Moja, a video streaming platform that allows users to watch the latest African movies, instantly and for free, has announced that after months of preparation the latest update, #AppUpdate16, has been released. Video Moja works on any device including...

Danny Ross, Executive: Africa, Jasco East Africa.

Contact centres – at the heart of the growing gaming industry

March 1, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on Contact centres – at the heart of the growing gaming industry

Whatever your interest in sporting activities are, you can now access the latest events, from league championships to world cup events, online. It’s exciting and it’s entertaining. For many, placing a bet adds an edge. This has seen gaming and sports...

Google and Microsoft to tackle piracy in the UK.

Google and Microsoft to shoot down Piracy

February 20, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, General, Top StoriesComments (1)

Tech giants, Google and Microsoft have agreed to clamp down on piracy in the UK. This agreement comes after much deliberation with the UK Government, record labels and film studios according to reports by The Telegraph. With Google and Microsoft both...

ASUS ROG certified memory product, the T-FORCE DARK memory.

Team Group launches new T-Force Dark memory

February 18, 2017 • Backup and Storage, Gadgets and Gaming, Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off on Team Group launches new T-Force Dark memory

Team Group, a global memory brand, today officially announces the launch of the popular ASUS ROG certified memory product, the T-FORCE DARK memory. Team Group’s T-FORCE DARK memory is rigorously tested and certified by ASUS officials to obtain the ROG...

Brian Andrew, the General Manager of RS Components South Africa

Interview: Producer of best-selling British computer talks to IT News Africa

February 17, 2017 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, People, Top StoriesComments Off on Interview: Producer of best-selling British computer talks to IT News Africa

IT News Africa sat down with Brian Andrew, the General Manager of RS Components South Africa, to discuss the launch of the all new Raspberry Pi 3 Compute Module. RS Components is the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for...

3D televisions are becoming a thing of the past.

The Death of 3D TV’s

February 2, 2017 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on The Death of 3D TV’s

The year is 2009, and all anyone can talk about is… 3D entertainment. The movie Avatar is the biggest movie of the year, 3D entertainment is all the rage and everyone is spending their hard earned cash to bring that experience into their homes. Fast...

Introducing the Sony Xperia XZ.

Introducing the Sony Xperia XZ

January 30, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and Telecoms, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on Introducing the Sony Xperia XZ

The Xperia XZ is Sony’s answer to other high end devices such as the LG G5 and Samsung Galazy S7. The smartphone does have all the features you would expect from a flagship device competing at the top-end of the market. Although the device is an...