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Top 16 statistics revealed at Gartner Symposium 2017

September 19, 2017 • Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2017 is where the world’s top CIOs and senior IT executives immerse themselves in the emerging trends shaping IT and business. Through an unparalleled confluence of Gartner analysts, industry experts, peers and solution providers, those in attendance will uncover new ways to approach critical challenges, make decisions with...

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Top African business leaders to follow on Twitter

Top African business leaders to follow on Twitter

September 18, 2017 • East Africa, Features, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Many influential people have a strong social media presence. Gone are the days when you had to wait for a conference to get your dose of motivation or the latest update on what a business leader is up to. Social media, specifically Twitter, has gained...

Top 5 reasons why Africans like Android devices

Top 5 reasons why Africans prefer Android devices

September 14, 2017 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments (0)

With Apple launching their new range of devices earlier this week it has brought up the age old debate, iOS or Android? It is a decision that is often made out of preference and once the decision has been made there is seemingly little chance of that person...

5 top gadgets for the African business leader

Top 5 gadgets for the African business leader

September 13, 2017 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

If there is one thing that business leaders around the world have in common, it’s the fact that they need to be in tune with what cutting edge technology can help them drive their businesses to the next level. It is only natural that this type of...

Steer Clear of the Hype: 5 AI Myths

Steer Clear of the Hype: 5 AI Myths

September 11, 2017 • East Africa, General, Lists, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Hype isn’t always a bad thing. Within limits, it fosters attention, investment and innovation. A little bit of hype can build excitement about potential, while too much leads to false hopes and misguided planning assumptions. Speaking ahead of his...

5 essential gadgets to have during a natural disaster

Top 5 essential gadgets to have during a natural disaster

September 8, 2017 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Top 5 essential gadgets to have during a natural disaster

The world is going through a tumultuous period with various forms of natural disasters hitting different sections of the globe seemingly all at the same time. Countries in Africa, Central America, the Carribean and the United States have all been subjected to...

Kenya

Top 10 African countries with the fastest download speeds listed

September 7, 2017 • East Africa, Features, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Top 10 African countries with the fastest download speeds listed

Internet penetration is growing in Africa and more people use the internet for various reasons such as work, school, accessing information as well as, more recently, streaming video content such as YouTube, Netflix, Showmax, and more. New streaming video...

Why hire people to breach your network?

How to protect your PC system from viruses

September 3, 2017 • East Africa, Lists, North Africa, Security, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on How to protect your PC system from viruses

Virus threats have always been around the cyber community affecting not only their security but causing data loss as well. Virus threats in the form of ransomware, spyware, adware, Trojans, phishing attempts and much more have caused a serious threat to users...

The 4 best Apps for sharing files

The 4 Best Apps For Sharing Files

August 29, 2017 • East Africa, Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on The 4 Best Apps For Sharing Files

We have all been there, you need to send an urgent file to a colleague or even a spouse, child, friend, whatever the case may be, but you face two problems… you only have your mobile device and the file is too big to send over email or any other...

The challenges hindering widespread Cloud adoption

Top 3 Megatrends That Will Drive Digital Business

August 16, 2017 • General, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 3 Megatrends That Will Drive Digital Business

The Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies report, which is Gartner’s longest-running annual report, identified Artificial intelligence (AI) everywhere, transparently immersive experiences and digital platforms as the trends that will provide unrivalled...

internet growth in Africa

These Are Africa’s Top 10 Internet Titans

August 16, 2017 • East Africa, General, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on These Are Africa’s Top 10 Internet Titans

Internet growth and digital transformation go hand-in-hand both in Africa as well as globally. In order for a country to keep up with the digital revolution, more commonly known as the fourth industrial revolution, it needs to ensure that the majority of the...

fnb app

The barriers and misconceptions around digital banking channels

August 14, 2017 • Finance, Lists, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on The barriers and misconceptions around digital banking channels

Although there has been an increase of customers using the FNB Banking App, 33% to be exact, the South African banking giants still feel that there is a clear reluctance, from people who earn less than R300 000 per annum, to take advantage of digital banking...

Photos, Social Media, Apps, Pictures, Likes

Get More Social Media Likes Using These 8 Photography Apps

August 1, 2017 • Lists, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Get More Social Media Likes Using These 8 Photography Apps

From selfies to group photos, pictures have become an obsession to millions around the world who post theses photos on Social Media sites such as Instagram and Facebook, hoping to gain as many likes as possible. These “likes” have quickly turned...

Africa's highest paid president listed.

Top 10 Highest Paid African Presidents Listed

July 22, 2017 • East Africa, Features, General, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Top 10 Highest Paid African Presidents Listed

African heads of governments are among the highest paid in the world despite the continent’s many challenges.  Jacob Zuma, South African president is the highest paid in the continent earning $272 000 per year, he was ranked fourth in the world....

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Become Gordon Ramsey with these 10 Apps

July 22, 2017 • General, Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Become Gordon Ramsey with these 10 Apps

Gone are the days when you needed pen and paper to scribble down hand-me-down recipes. You no longer need to wait for the next edition of cook books to hit the shelves either. Need recipes instantly? There’s an app for that. Whether you’re keen to...

Wi-Fi, Public, Saftey, Tips, Protection, Security

5 Safety Tips for Using Public Wi-Fi

July 21, 2017 • Lists, Online & Social, SecurityComments Off on 5 Safety Tips for Using Public Wi-Fi

With the constant need to be connected to the world through our mobile devices, combined with high data costs in many African countries, it has become somewhat of a habit to search for public Wi-Fi once out of the house. Free Wi-Fi can sometimes be a...