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3D printing market in Middle East and Africa set to boom

February 24, 2016 • General, Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off on 3D printing market in Middle East and Africa set to boom

Spending on 3D printing in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) market is set to increase from $0.47 billion in 2015 to reach $1.3 billion by 2019, according to the latest forecasts from International Data Corporation (IDC). The research firm’s new Semiannual 3D Printing Spending Guide shows that the spending in the region will increase [&hellip...

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Gartner Symposium 2015

Worldwide IT spending is forecast to grow 0.6 percent in 2016

January 18, 2016 • Enterprise, Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off on Worldwide IT spending is forecast to grow 0.6 percent in 2016

Worldwide IT spending is forecast to total $3.54 trillion dollars in 2016, just a 0.6 per cent increase over 2015 spending of $3.52 trillion dollars, according to Gartner, Inc. 2015 saw the largest US dollar drop in IT spending since Gartner began tracking IT...

E-waste

Is it time to rethink your eWaste strategy?

December 10, 2015 • Hardware, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Is it time to rethink your eWaste strategy?

Not only is the introduction of mandatory protection of personal data a huge challenge for companies, but now organisations are being prompted to rethink how they approach the reuse, recycling or recovery of their eWaste. Xperien suggests the new Protection...

E-waste

eWaste – an opportunity for economic growth in Africa?

November 16, 2015 • East Africa, General, Hardware, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on eWaste – an opportunity for economic growth in Africa?

To help ease the high unemployment levels throughout the continent, organisations need to be innovative and create new commercially viable business opportunities. eWaste has captured the headlines in recent months and is no doubt an attractive proposition for...

Samsung SUHD TV

Beware of buying a fake UHD TV in Africa

July 8, 2015 • Gadgets and Gaming, Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off on Beware of buying a fake UHD TV in Africa

According to Samsung, South African and African-based consumers may not be purchasing legitimate 4K UHD televisions from Samsung’s competitors. Samsung revealed that unnamed competitors have branded their devices as being able to display content in 4K...

Intel Compute Stick

Exclusive: Taking an in-depth look at Intel’s Compute Stick

May 4, 2015 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off on Exclusive: Taking an in-depth look at Intel’s Compute Stick

At the Intel Solutions Summit 2015 (ISS 2015), which was held at the Yas Marina Formula One Circuit in Abu Dhabi, Intel gave IT News Africa an exclusive first look at its latest innovation – the Intel Compute Stick. During the preview session, John...

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Dell unveils 4K Ultra HD 15-Inch Mobile Workstation

January 30, 2015 • Gadgets and Gaming, HardwareComments Off on Dell unveils 4K Ultra HD 15-Inch Mobile Workstation

According to device manufacturer Dell, it has been listening to consumer feedback and has responded by incorporating new features into its flagship mobile workstation the Dell Precision M3800. The company revealed that the device now has a 4K Ultra HD touch...

Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan

Nigerian Government sets up ICT content development office

December 1, 2014 • Hardware, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigerian Government sets up ICT content development office

The Nigerian Government has revealed that it has concluded plans to establish the Office of Nigerian Content Development in ICT. According to the Government, the office is expected to promote local IT products and services in Nigeria as well as across the...

Acer

Acer Extensa 15 series revealed

August 1, 2014 • Hardware, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Acer Extensa 15 series revealed

Acer has revealed the Acer Extensa 15 notebook series, which according to the company, has been designed to meet the essential needs of professional users, SMB and SOHO users looking for portability, productivity, and efficiency. The Extensa series is...

Associate Professor Bruce Mellado

Innovation Drives Development: SA must develop & manufacture PCs

July 23, 2014 • Hardware, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Innovation Drives Development: SA must develop & manufacture PCs

South Africa is a great opportunity for growth and for a scientist to have a tangible impact on society. This is some of the reasons that have brought Australian-born particle physicist, Associate Professor Bruce Mellado, to South Africa and to the School of...

Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications, Kwaku Sakyi-Addo, said that data still needs to be tapped in the sector. (Image source: File)

Electronic voting system launched in Ghana

July 14, 2014 • Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off on Electronic voting system launched in Ghana

ICT software development group, Splash Technology, has launched an automatic electronic voting system in Ghana. The system has been dubbed “eVoteMinder”. The voting system is said to come with a full complement of technical and user support...

CES 2018: Dell recycles e-waste into new computer motherboards

Dell offers SA & Namibia flexible finance solutions

June 20, 2014 • Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off on Dell offers SA & Namibia flexible finance solutions

Dell is planning on offering increased support to organisations in South Africa and Namibia by offering flexible finance solutions, which protect businesses’ capital reserves and help drive customers’ future growth. The Dell Financial Services Scheme...

Mellanox 10/25/40/50/56/100 Gigabit Ethernet converged network adapters: flexible I/O for the dynamic data centre.  (image source: file photo)

East Africa Data Centre receives award

May 15, 2014 • East Africa, HardwareComments Off on East Africa Data Centre receives award

The East Africa Data Centre has been honoured at this year’s Global Telecoms Business (GTB) Innovation awards. The carrier neutral data centre based in Nairobi was named in the “Best Business Service Innovation” category alongside Liquid Telecom Kenya...

TVET colleges in South Africa will now receive internet and data networking services. (image credit: computer aid international)

Africa: PC sales are in trouble

March 19, 2014 • Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off on Africa: PC sales are in trouble

According to the latest results released by International Data Corporation (IDC), the Personal Computer (PC) market in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) are in a bit of trouble, as it continued to decline in sales the fourth quarter of 2013. The report...

Logitech's Wireless All-in-One Keyboard TK820 (image: Logitech)

Logitech launches Wireless All-in-One keyboard

August 13, 2013 • Gadgets and Gaming, HardwareComments Off on Logitech launches Wireless All-in-One keyboard

Today Logitech announced the expansion of its keyboard lineup with the Logitech Wireless All-in-One Keyboard TK820, a wireless keyboard with a built-in touchpad that lets you type and swipe comfortably together. “We created the Logitech Wireless All-in-One...

Intel to stop motherboard production

January 23, 2013 • Gadgets and Gaming, HardwareComments (1)

In what could be a sign of the times, chip maker Intel has announced that they will be slowing down production of motherboards for the traditional PC over the next three years, and will instead, focus all their efforts on tablets, smartphones and ultrabooks....