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Is It Still Possible to Protect One’s Online Privacy?

May 24, 2017 • Big Data, Lists, SecurityComments (0)

Data has become the most valuable commodity in the world, the same way as oil was a century ago, and concerns are similar: most of the world’s data is in the hands of a few giants, namely Google, Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft and Apple. As their reach keeps expanding and profits keep rising (their collective profit [&hellip...

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The KPMG app calculates learnership tax allowances and generates tax schedules at the press of a button.

Parenting? There’s an App for that

May 19, 2017 • Education, Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

The fact that 80% of cellphone users keep their mobile devices within arm’s reach, coupled with growing acceptance of pre-teen mobile use, means parenting in the age of always-on connectivity has taken on a decidedly digital edge. This is according...

How to protect yourself against a ransomware attack.

9 ways to protect yourself against ransomware attacks

May 17, 2017 • Lists, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

The first and most important thing is making it harder for attacks to take place. While it’s necessary to take preventative steps, it’s also important to come to terms with the fact that nothing will ever be 100% effective. That being said, the right...

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6 Myths about ransomware busted

May 16, 2017 • Lists, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

The first step to creating an effective cyber security strategy is arming yourself with knowledge. It is for this simple reason that we have decided to tackle the myths around ransomware, giving you the hard facts for your own protection. Myth #1: Ransomware...

How to keep yourself safe while using public Wi-Fi.

5 ways to keep yourself safe when using public Wi-Fi

May 11, 2017 • Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, SecurityComments (0)

Free Wi-Fi at cafes, airports, restaurants and city streets is used by almost everyone who’s traveling – but how many people take an extra step to make sure their browsing is not only convenient, but also safe? According to a study by privatewifi.com, 79%...

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8 Android Apps To Help Your Small Business

May 10, 2017 • General, Lists, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on 8 Android Apps To Help Your Small Business

Starting a small business can be a challenging and difficult path that not many people can walk. Okay, lets say starting a small businesses is like walking on a narrow path, in the dark, in the middle of a forest, and not many people come out on the other...

Africa's 7 Highest Internet Penetrated Countries.

Kenya Leads Africa’s Internet Race

April 25, 2017 • General, Lists, Top StoriesComments (1)

Having access to the internet provides much needed access to information. This access can have a massive influence on one’s life as it offers access to education, work opportunities or news. It is clear that Africa has not attained the high internet...

What to look out for when buying a laptop.

6 aspects to consider when buying a laptop

April 21, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, ListsComments Off on 6 aspects to consider when buying a laptop

Laptop’s have become a part of the daily lives of millions of people around the world. Laptops offer the flexibility and mobility which a desktop can not. It is safe to say that you are more than likely going to need a laptop at some point in your life....

Africa's most popular web browsers. (Image source: Networtech)

Top 9 Most Used Browsers in Africa

April 7, 2017 • Lists, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 9 Most Used Browsers in Africa

Accessing the internet requires a number of elements to come together. Firstly you will need a device that is able to connect to the internet, this could be a mobile smart phone, a laptop, tablet and so on. Secondly you will need an internet connection, this...

Necessities for your eCommerce site.

5 Things Your eCommerce Website Can’t Be Without

April 5, 2017 • Lists, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 Things Your eCommerce Website Can’t Be Without

eCommerce has revolutionised the way we consume products and services.Your customer is no longer wandering aimlessly through the mall, hoping to find their next favourite product or service. They’re now looking for your business from the comfort of their...

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5 Most Popular Software Trends Of 2017

March 30, 2017 • Big Data, Lists, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 Most Popular Software Trends Of 2017

As new software innovations continue to improve and transform the way we do business, keeping abreast with the latest developments is vital if your business is going to continue to thrive in this ever changing landscape. Various industries who used to be...

BYOD increase the security risks of businesses.

5 WAYS BYODs ARE WEAKENING BUSINESSES DATA SECURITY

March 24, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, General, Lists, SecurityComments Off on 5 WAYS BYODs ARE WEAKENING BUSINESSES DATA SECURITY

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...

Women in Africa continue to make their mark in the ICT industry.

Top 9 women tech innovators in Africa

March 22, 2017 • Features, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 9 women tech innovators in Africa

As the nation celebrated International Women’s Day earlier this month it is imperative that we recognise women for their achievements not only that but also celebrate their contribution in the world of technology. With gender diversity especially in ICT...

Africa's 7 Highest Internet Penetrated Countries.

Nigeria leads Africa’s 7 Highest Internet Using Countries

March 20, 2017 • Features, General, Lists, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (2)

Access to the Internet is fast becoming a human right in the eyes of millions of people from around the world. This is because the Internet has evolved to a point where people see internet access as vital for them to exercise and enjoy their rights to the...

FNB launch  Augmented Reality and FNB TV on the FNB Banking App. (Image Source: UA Tech)

Top 10 Mobile Publishers of 2016

March 17, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (2)

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...

5 ways to use social media for professional networking.

5 Ways To Use Social Media For Professional Networking

March 17, 2017 • Careers, Lists, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 Ways To Use Social Media For Professional Networking

The advent of social media has helped to introduce the concept of ‘social media for professional networking’. Slowly, ‘in-person’ networking is being overpowered by simply connecting to social networking sites. It’s all part of the phenomenon of...