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7 tips for selling to the CIO

November 10, 2014 • Events, ListsComments (0)

Let’s face it, selling to the modern day CIO is not an easy task. These industry executives essentially live busy lives. They are busy 24/7, and are bombarded with technical sales calls day in and day day out; however, there are ways and means to successfully sell to them. Ahead of the upcoming Selling to ...

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Top 5 apps to ease exam stress across Africa

October 27, 2014 • ListsComments (0)

Various students from a multitude educational institutions, across the continent, will preparing to hit the books, internet and other forms of educational resources in order to gain knowledge as well as prepare for their upcoming exams. As exam time is...


10 African tech start-ups to look out for

October 20, 2014 • East Africa, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Africa is bursting with potential, especially when it comes to the tech start-up scene. A great number of companies have entered the African tech scene recently; however, 10 of these start-ups have shined, much like the glorious African sun, in the eyes of IT...

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Top 10 benefits of the $50 smartphone in Africa

October 10, 2014 • East Africa, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Tech4Africa is still underway at the SciBono Discovery Center, Mary Fitzgerald Square, Newtown, Johannesburg. IT News Africa caught up with Gareth Knight, creator of Tech4Africa, in order to discuss the top 10 benefits of the extremely sought after USD $50...


Top 4 applications solving real problems in Africa

September 26, 2014 • Lists, West AfricaComments (0)

Fourty young startups from across the continent took centre stage at DEMO Africa in Nigeria on the 24th September 2014. Each startup pitched their innovations to investors in hope of securing financial and technical support from some of the world’s largest...

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Infographic: 10 clever ways to reuse old PC cables

September 25, 2014 • ListsComments (0)

Local online retailer, Gumtree, has released a rather handy infographic. The infographic not only showcases 10 clever ways to reuse old computer cables, but it also showcases 5 of the most useful electronic items for those on the go. Whether you live in...


Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015

September 10, 2014 • Lists, Top StoriesComments (0)

The 2014 Gartner Symposium, which is being held at CTICC in Cape Town, has presented a variety of different topics throughout the day. However, one of the highlights of the event covered the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015. David Cearley, Vice...

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7 ways to protect yourself from cloud service leaks

September 9, 2014 • Lists, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

An internet-wide newsbreak regarding anonymous hackers who obtained explicit photos of various Hollywood celebrities, including many A-listers like Jennifer Lawrence, and then publicised this material on the Internet, made the headlines recently. According to...


10 Must have Gadgets & Gear when travelling in Africa

August 15, 2014 • Lists, Top StoriesComments (0)

Africa has a variety of beautiful go to destinations to visit. These include the beautiful Masai Mara in Kenya, which is home to some of Africa’s most popular wildlife. There is also nothing like viewing the spectacle that is Victoria Falls located near...

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10 vicious viruses that will ruin your company

August 8, 2014 • Lists, Top StoriesComments (0)

With Enterprise Mobility becoming a major trend, there are security precautions that need to be taken. One of the biggest precautions would be to protect your business against vicious viruses that could not only cripple your business, but potentially ruin it...

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Top 10 songs on iTunes

July 28, 2014 • ListsComments (0)

Music is an integral part of life. Not only do we listen to it during our personal time, but we also tend to listen to it during our commute to work, while at work and whenever the need arises. With music playing a huge part in our lives, we have decided to...

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3 Windows Phone Apps for job seekers

July 9, 2014 • ListsComments (0)

Finding a job or even applying for a new job can be a daunting task. However, there are apps out there that can assist. According to the the following apps, which are available on the Windows Phone Store, can make the process easier. getHired...

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Top 10 ten games made in Africa

July 9, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, ListsComments (0)

Africa is full of talented mobile app and game developers, which means that you don’t entirely have to reach out to international developers every time you are looking for something new. While some developers may be unknown to some, others have sky...

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10 things you shouldn’t be doing with your device

July 8, 2014 • ListsComments (0)

We have all experienced it… One day your device works perfectly and the next you encounter issue upon issue. Maybe your smartphone’s touchscreen won’t respond to your delicate touch… or your PlayStation 4 won’t recognise the disk of a game that you...

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Top 10 apps that will benefit your life

June 30, 2014 • Lists, Top StoriesComments (2)

In a technology driven world we use our mobile devices, tablets and PCs on a daily basis. Each device features a variety of programs, apps, and services that ultimately make life a little easier. With a multitude of apps, featured on a variety of app stores,...

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5 Vital apps for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brasil

June 14, 2014 • Lists, Top StoriesComments (0)

The 2014 FIFA World Cup has officially kicked off! And what better way to keep up-to-date with the latest scores and fixtures than with your Android powered device. While there are a plethora of apps to choose from, IT News Africa has chosen only the best...