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5 Ways to Protect Yourself from Black Friday Hackers

5 ways to protect yourself from Black Friday hackers

November 23, 2017 • Lists, Online & Social, Retail, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

With Black Friday fast approaching, thousands will flock to the shops to try and find the best deal of the year… but for those who won’t be able to get the time off work, there will also be hundreds of online sales available to choose from. The trouble is as you are lining up the [&hellip...

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Most powerful internet of things companies operating in Africa.

Most powerful Internet of Things companies operating in Africa

November 21, 2017 • Events, Internet of Things, Lists, Top StoriesComments (0)

The Internet of Things is disrupting the way organisations conduct business worldwide. In a few years to come, the world will see a massive growth in connected things from our devices to our homes and cars. Businesses worldwide are seeking ways in which to...

4 ways to tackle smartphone addiction

Top 4 ways to tackle smartphone addiction

November 8, 2017 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Top 4 ways to tackle smartphone addiction

Okay, let’s be honest here, would you survive without your smartphone? I am not talking about the essential use of your phone, perhaps for business communication, I am talking about the need to check your twitter feed everytime you get a chance. I am...

5 useful smartphone apps for motorists

5 useful smartphone apps for motorists

November 2, 2017 • Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 useful smartphone apps for motorists

Someday, we won’t have to worry so much about driving around. The car will just do it all for us. No need to focus on what you’re doing – or what other people are doing – and no need to even watch the road. You could enjoy breakfast or catch up on...

What South Africans can expect this Black Friday?

Tips for coming out on top of Black Friday 2017

October 30, 2017 • Lists, Online & Social, Retail, Southern AfricaComments Off on Tips for coming out on top of Black Friday 2017

The biggest online shopping day of the year, Black Friday, is just 4 weeks away. Internationally renowned for its huge sales and shoppers’ equally massive shopping sprees, South African shoppers are urged to get ready – sales are coming! This year, with...

Cybersecurity is everyone's business

South African data breach: How to protect yourself

October 25, 2017 • Lists, Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South African data breach: How to protect yourself

It was revealed on Tuesday 17 October 2017 that South Africa had been hit by the worst data breach in its history. The personal information of more than 30 million South Africans – more than half of the total population – was leaked online,...

Top 5 most affordable laptops for the Kenyan student.

Top 5 most affordable laptops for the Kenyan student

October 20, 2017 • East Africa, Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 5 most affordable laptops for the Kenyan student

Every student needs a reliable laptop to complete school assignments, research papers, and essays. Getting a laptop that is capable of all the computing needs of a student is no longer a struggle. Things to consider when buying a laptop as a student range...

Top 5 mid-range smartphones

Top 5 mid-range smartphones for African consumers

October 19, 2017 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Top 5 mid-range smartphones for African consumers

Mobile phones have almost become somewhat of an extension of ourselves. These devices, that we rely so heavily upon, can come at quite a hefty price. Not everyone can afford the almost astronomical price that you have to pay to buy premium flagship devices...

Top 10 stats from Airbnb's African research

Airbnb’s research reveals 10 powerful facts relating to African hospitality

October 19, 2017 • East Africa, Lists, North Africa, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Airbnb’s research reveals 10 powerful facts relating to African hospitality

On Tuesday 17 October 2017, Airbnb released the findings of their research into the company’s dealings in Africa. According to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) travel and tourism accounts for 10 percent of global GDP (Gross Domestic...

IoT – driving traffic and enhancing business value for the telco sector

Top 10 tips to protect your IoT-connected home

October 12, 2017 • East Africa, Internet of Things, Lists, North Africa, Security, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Top 10 tips to protect your IoT-connected home

The fourth industrial revolution is coming and it is coming fast. Leading this revolution is undoubtedly the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) and soon we will be living in a world where everything is connected to the internet, even your home....

Improve your mobile typing with these 7 Android apps

Improve your mobile typing skills with these 7 Android apps

October 10, 2017 • East Africa, Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Improve your mobile typing skills with these 7 Android apps

If you’re like most Android users, the keyboard probably isn’t top of mind when you think about apps you can download to improve your efficiency and overall user experience. Yet there is a rich selection of Android apps that you can pick from to improve...

4 ways for companies to become more cyber-resilient

4 ways for companies to become more cyber-resilient

October 10, 2017 • East Africa, Lists, North Africa, Opinion, Security, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on 4 ways for companies to become more cyber-resilient

This year, we have seen some of the most high-profile victims of cybercrime across the world, including the NHS in the UK, and the attack of Equifax that impacted of millions of people in several countries. The damage has not only cost companies’ money, it...

Johan Scheepers, Commvault Systems Engineering Director for MESAT

Top 5 tips for backup and recovery success

October 9, 2017 • Lists, OpinionComments Off on Top 5 tips for backup and recovery success

In a world where data is the lifeblood of the enterprise, backup and recovery are no longer ‘nice to have’ solutions, but essential to business continuity. However, while the need for effective recovery in the event of a disaster is clear, achieving this...

The Internet of Things holds great promise but also massive threats

Top 5 steps to achieving business IT alignment

October 6, 2017 • East Africa, Lists, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Top 5 steps to achieving business IT alignment

Digital transformation continues to transform the businesses landscape, affecting business strategies, operations and the development of products and services. Emmanuel Tita Sama, Global Account Director, West & Central Africa, Orange Business services,...

5 things not to miss when mapping your transformation journey

5 things not to miss when mapping your transformation journey

October 6, 2017 • East Africa, General, Lists, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on 5 things not to miss when mapping your transformation journey

A customer journey map puts the user front and center in the organisation’s thinking. It shows changes in customer behaviour and demonstrates the need for the entire organisation to adapt. Whilst there is no organisation-wide or even industry-wide...

Affordable laptops

Top 5 affordable laptops for the South African student

October 5, 2017 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 5 affordable laptops for the South African student

Students are in constant need of a device that is affordable and can handle all the workload. There are a variety of laptops available on the market, and picking the right machine that is capable of delivering can sometimes prove to be a challenge. Depending...