MENU

Features
Category

Clair Wright, Marketing Manager, Comic-Con Africa at Reed Exhibitions

INTERVIEW: Clair Wright – Marketing Manager, Comic-Con Africa at Reed Exhibitions

October 8, 2019 • Events, Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Southern AfricaComments (0)

In the days and months leading up to Comic-Con Africa 2019, the convention was marketed as extensively as possible to generate enough buzz and excitement to ensure that as many people as possible attended the Pop-Culture event. IT News Africa’s Kojo Essah was in attendance at Comic-Con Africa which took place from 21 September to [&hellip...

Read More
Carol Weaving, Managing Director, Reed Exhibitions. Image sourced from Reed Exhibitions.

INTERVIEW: Carol Weaving – Managing Director, Reed Exhibitions

October 7, 2019 • Events, Features, Gadgets and GamingComments (0)

Idealizing and realizing a massive convention such as Comic-Con Africa is no easy undertaking. This task requires a capable. dedicated and massive team working behind-the-scenes to make sure that everything runs as smoothly as possible. IT News Africa’s...

Vodacom rAge 2019

Vodacom rAge 2019 showcases local esports talent and the biggest upcoming games

October 5, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Vodacom rAge 2019 showcases local esports talent and the biggest upcoming games

    South Africa’s annual gaming expo rAge took place from 27 September to 29 September 2019 at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa. This year’s convention saw South African telecommunications company Vodacom partnering with...

Comic-Con Africa 2019. Image sourced from Comic-Con Africa.

Comic-Con Africa 2019 celebrates all things Pop-Culture

October 5, 2019 • Events, FeaturesComments Off on Comic-Con Africa 2019 celebrates all things Pop-Culture

Comic-Con Africa is the African iteration of one of the world’s most popular conventions, Comic-Con. Comic-Con Africa debuted in 2018 at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. This year the...

Review: Acer Swift 7

Review: Acer Swift 7

September 30, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Review: Acer Swift 7

The Acer Swift is a lightweight powerhouse. It is so thin and light to carry that sometimes handling the device might cause a little panic. According to Acer, the device measure 9.95 mm, weighs 890g and has a 92 per cent screen-to-body ratio. It’s easy to...

Gartner IT Symposium Xpo 2019-The next 50 years starts right here today

Gartner IT Symposium Xpo 2019-The next 50 years starts right here today

September 17, 2019 • Events, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Gartner IT Symposium Xpo 2019-The next 50 years starts right here today

The Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2019 kicked off on Monday, 16 September at the CTICC. This year, the conference delved deeper into the role of the CIO, the origin of the digital society and unpacked the term TechQuilibrium. Brian Burke, Research VP for...

Control Cover. Image sourced from Twitter.

Control Review

September 15, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Control Review

Control is a third-person action-adventure video game developed by Finnish video game developer Remedy Entertainment Oyj and published by 505 Games. The game was released on 27 August 2019 and is a new IP from Remedy written by Josh Stubbs, Anna Megill and...

South African startup unpacks journey on AWS cloud

September 14, 2019 • Features, Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on South African startup unpacks journey on AWS cloud

iHouzit is a South African startup founded in 2016 that offers tailored solutions by providing a platform where customers are able to plan, design, finance, insure, build, furnish, decorate and maintain properties. iHouzit launched its first minimum viable...

INTERVIEW: Projects delivering technology for life in Africa

September 13, 2019 • East Africa, Features, Mining & Energy, Top StoriesComments Off on INTERVIEW: Projects delivering technology for life in Africa

KOKO is a venture-backed technology company that believes communities thrive when each of their members is connected to opportunity. From product development and engineering projects to sustainable energy solutions, KOKO is on a mission to deliver technology...

Stefano Camuso (left), Managing Director, T-Systems Switzerland, and Daniel Dahinden (right), Head of SIX's Innovation & Digital Business Unit

SIX announces new partnership with T-Systems

September 13, 2019 • Features, Security, Southern AfricaComments Off on SIX announces new partnership with T-Systems

On 12 September 2019, central infrastructure provider SIX announced a partnership with IT services and consulting company T-Systems. This new cooperation between the two companies will allow T-Systems to utilize SIX services in industries that focus greatly...

Energizer Power Max P490s

Review: Energizer Power Max P490s

September 12, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Review: Energizer Power Max P490s

The Energizer Power Max P490s is an Android smartphone that was announced in June 2018 and made available for purchase on August 2018. The P490s is an incredibly competent smartphone that comes equipped with all the bells and whistles expected of smartphones...

Customer success a huge focus for SAP’s Intelligent Enterprise strategy

INTERVIEW: Cathy Smith on gender equality in the workplace

September 10, 2019 • Features, People, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on INTERVIEW: Cathy Smith on gender equality in the workplace

On 27 August 2019 SAP Next-Gen, a program created by multi-national software company SAP to connect companies and develop innovative solutions and drive change that is linked to the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), held an event titled “The...

South African crypto-exchange achieves milestone number of customers

South African crypto-exchange achieves milestone number of customers

September 10, 2019 • Features, Finance, Southern AfricaComments Off on South African crypto-exchange achieves milestone number of customers

“Despite Bitcoin’s volatility, cryptocurrency trades continue to rise,” says Marius Reitz, Luno Africa GM. Reitz’s comment comes shortly after the South African cryptocurrency exchange, Luno announced that it now has three million...

The potential hidden in 4IR hype, myth, and conversation

The potential hidden in 4IR hype, myth, and conversation

September 10, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on The potential hidden in 4IR hype, myth, and conversation

There is thinking and then there is blue-sky thinking. The latter is defined by how industry and individual can look at a situation through the eyes of what could be, or what might be achieved. The former should be defined by innovation and opportunity. When...

Review: LG Q60

Review: LG Q60, affordable with superior performance

September 4, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Review: LG Q60, affordable with superior performance

Smartphone manufacturer, LG launched the Q60 globally in February 2019 and the device came to South African shores in July. The mid-range device offers premium features and stylish design at an affordable price. With high-quality displays and AI-powered...

Cape Town smart city visualisation unveiled by Siemens

Cape Town smart city visualisation unveiled by Siemens

September 4, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Features, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Cape Town smart city visualisation unveiled by Siemens

Automation company, Siemens unveiled a data visualisation of Cape Town at the World Economic Forum (WEF) conference. The visualisation, which was showcased to leaders from all over the globe, is said to illustrate how data is critical to transforming...