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  • PC sales see strong decline. (image credit: computer aid international)

    Africa: PC sales are in trouble

    March 19, 2014 • Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off

    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...

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    Qualcomm acquires Palm from HP

    January 24, 2014 • Company News, HardwareComments Off

    Chip maker Qualcomm Incorporated and HP today announced that Qualcomm Incorporated has acquired a patent portfolio from Hewlett-Packard Company, Hewlett-Packard Development Co LP and Palm Inc. The portfolio, comprising approximately 1,400 granted patents and...

  • Intel will be increasing their software development in Africa (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Intel Africa to take market by storm

    October 4, 2013 • Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off

    Intel recently launched their new Haswell processors and although the adoption has been slow, Intel South Africa’s Mohammed Fareed says that consumers will start to see more of them in technology devices such as the cameras in laptops, notebooks and mobile...

  • Razer to boost PC gaming performance

    November 23, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Razer, a manufacturer of high-performance gaming hardware and software, has announced the Open Beta release of Razer Game Booster, an award-winning optimization software that streamlines PC gaming performance. Razer Game Booster is the latest evolution of the...

  • Razer’s DeathAdder set to strike again

    November 21, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Razer, a maker of high-performance gaming hardware, announced that its immensely popular DeathAdder mouse has been upgraded and is set for relaunch. Originally released in 2006, the Razer DeathAdder has become legendary for its combination of ergonomics and...

  • Review: Microsoft’s wireless Speedwheel

    December 7, 2011 • Gadgets and Gaming, HardwareComments Off

    Microsoft released the wireless Speedwheel for the Xbox not so long ago, and it’s a great addition to any racing fanatics’ peripheral arsenal. The sturdily-built device sits comfortably in the user’s hands, and only weighs slightly less than a regular...

  • Virtualisation does not stop at the Server

    October 20, 2011 • OpinionComments Off

    Server virtualisation makes sense on almost every level – better utilisation of hardware, ability to split server components amongst different VMs to improve resiliency and trouble-shooting, abstracting server software from the hardware to ease migrating...

  • Oracle’s Digital Store helps meet demand

    September 23, 2011 • Hardware, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    Software and hardware systems company Oracle has said its Communications Digital Store would help service providers meet growing demand for digital content. The company made the introduction on Thursday. “With the addition of Oracle Communications...

  • HP expands African operations

    September 21, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off

    HP today announced it has expanded its operations in Africa by establishing new entities in 10 of the continent’s fast-growing economies. By extending access to its portfolio of hardware, software and services across Africa, HP will enable governments,...

  • Dell enhances Tech storage solutions

    August 22, 2011 • HardwareComments Off

    Dell today announced a new Dell EqualLogic storage solution and supporting software, to help customers address the data management requirements of increasingly dynamic and virtualised data centers. The company also released details of new integration across...

  • Teraco beats current electricity price hike

    July 31, 2011 • HardwareComments Off

    Teraco Data Environments clients can look forward to business as usual, despite the approaching electricity price tsunami, as a result of the energy efficiencies the company is achieving in its data centres. “Companies have been hard hit by the latest...

  • Printers may expose companies to security risk

    July 25, 2011 • OpinionComments Off

    Companies that do not put the right information security measures in place in their document output environments could expose themselves to the risk of information theft or leakage. That’s according to Holger Groenert, Itec product marketing manager....

  • Gijima focuses on cloud benefits

    July 25, 2011 • Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off

    Despite the company’s recent contractual dispute with the South African Home Affairs department, which resulted in a R373.9 million settlement and a decline in earnings before deductions (EBITDA) by a whooping 72,8%, Gijima, a technology solutions...

  • CA Southern Africa updates security token exchange

    July 19, 2011 • SecurityComments Off

    CA Southern Africa has introduced an update to its previously launched token replacement program that offers customers using any security hardware token the opportunity to trade their tokens for CA ArcotID secure software credentials in a one-for-one swap....

  • SMC speeds up SA’s networking capability

    July 19, 2011 • Gadgets and Gaming, HardwareComments Off

    SMC Networks, a provider of LAN hardware and broadband connectivity devices, has announced the launch of its new EZ Connec N Wireless PCI Express Adapter, the SMCWPCIeS-N. The wireless PCI Express adapter provides the speed, coverage and security demanded by...

  • SA’s FNB drives down printing costs

    July 8, 2011 • HardwareComments Off

    The First National Bank (FNB) human resources shared services centre is starting to see significant cost-savings in its print environment following its decision to appoint Itec as its document output vendor and service provider three months ago. The FNB...