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Siemon’s new lighter coloured cabinet solutions improve aesthetics and visibility

Siemon’s announces new lighter coloured cabinet solutions

June 19, 2018 • Backup and Storage, Big Data, HardwareComments (0)

Siemon, a global network infrastructure company, has announced that its cabinet solutions and accessories are now available in white and light grey, which according to the company delivers modern look for today’s data centres and telecommunications spaces. In addition to existing black (RAL 9011), Siemon’s VersaPOD, V800, V600 and wall-mount cabinets...

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ROG Global Marketing Director, Derek Yu, reveals the most anticipated gaming smartphone

ASUS unveils first gaming smartphone and new product lineup at Computex 2018

June 6, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, HardwareComments Off on ASUS unveils first gaming smartphone and new product lineup at Computex 2018

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) hosted the For Those Who Dare press event at Computex 2018. The event unveiled a new lineup of gaming products, including ROG Phone, the first ROG gaming smartphone and the world’s first smartphone with a 3D vapor-chamber...

Tech advances mean datacenters need more cooling – does yours?

PAIX completes West Afican Data Centres investment

February 8, 2018 • Hardware, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on PAIX completes West Afican Data Centres investment

On 7 February 2018, PAIX data centres, a Pan-African provider of cloud- and carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, announced that it has completed its first African investment in West Africa Data Centres Ltd (WADC), Ghana. WADC trades under the...

20 percent of global mobile data traffic will be on 5G networks in 2023-Report

Nokia unveils 5G focused chipset

January 30, 2018 • Hardware, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nokia unveils 5G focused chipset

On Monday 29 January 2018, Nokia unveiled its new ReefShark chipsets. The chipsets leverage in-house silicon expertise to reduce the size, cost and power consumption of operators’ networks and meet the massive compute and radio requirements of 5G, according...

Gartner- Worldwide PC shipments declined by 2%

Gartner: Worldwide PC shipments drops for 6th consecutive year

January 16, 2018 • General, HardwareComments Off on Gartner: Worldwide PC shipments drops for 6th consecutive year

Worldwide PC shipments totalled 71.6 million units in the fourth quarter of 2017, a 2 percent decline from the fourth quarter of 2016, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. For the year, 2017 PC shipments surpassed 262.5 million units, a 2.8...

Gartner Says Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Forecast to Grow 7.5 Per Cent in 2018

Gartner: Worldwide semiconductor revenue forecast to grow 7.5% in 2018

January 15, 2018 • General, Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off on Gartner: Worldwide semiconductor revenue forecast to grow 7.5% in 2018

Worldwide semiconductor revenue is forecast to total $451 billion in 2018, an increase of 7.5 per cent from $419 billion in 2017, according to Gartner, Inc. This represents a near doubling of Gartner’s previous estimate of 4 per cent growth for 2018....

CES 2018: Dell recycles e-waste into new computer motherboards

CES 2018: Dell recycles e-waste into new motherboards

January 11, 2018 • General, Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off on CES 2018: Dell recycles e-waste into new motherboards

On 11 January 2018, Dell announced that the company will begin an industry-first pilot to use recycled gold from used electronics in new computer motherboards. The recycled material will ship in the Latitude 5285 2-in-1 motherboards. The pilot follows a...

Top 3 tips for taking care of your smartphone battery

Top 3 tips for taking care of your smartphone battery

December 21, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 3 tips for taking care of your smartphone battery

Smartphones are constant companions that most people rely on for both personal and professional use. Daily use covers anything from chatting on WhatsApp, playing games, watching videos to sending e-mails and connecting to social media. Busy lifestyles and...

Top tips when renting a multifunctional device for your business

Top tips when renting a multifunctional device for your business

November 10, 2017 • Hardware, Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on Top tips when renting a multifunctional device for your business

A multifunctional printer (MFP) is an office machine which incorporates the functionalities of multiple printing, copying, scanning and faxing devices into one, so as to have a smaller footprint in a home or small business setting or to provide centralised...

Motorola MotoZ2 Play and JBL SoundBoost, a perfect match

Motorola Moto Z2 Play Review

October 30, 2017 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off on Motorola Moto Z2 Play Review

The slim and sleek Motorola Moto Z2 Play has a thin and light design and makes handling effortless. It is an impressive 5.2mm thick, and arguably the thinnest smartphone in the market. Under Lenovo, Motorola has been producing quality phones and the Motorola...

The Limited-Edition ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25.

Lenovo launches limited edition ThinkPad

October 9, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, HardwareComments Off on Lenovo launches limited edition ThinkPad

Celebrating 25 years of the ThinkPad, Lenovo has announced the launch of a limited-edition model, the ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25. The laptop features a backlit 7-row ThinkPad Classic keyboard, dedicated volume buttons, multiple status LEDs and a...

Canon stand at FESPA Africa 2017 at the Gallagher Convention Centre.

Canon showcases new products at FESPA 2017

September 18, 2017 • Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off on Canon showcases new products at FESPA 2017

Canon introduced some of their new products and offerings at FESPA Africa 2017, which took place at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa during the course of September 2017. The signage and print exhibition was a platform for Canon...

Nigerian invents brain for robots that can smell bombs

Nigerian invents computer that can smell explosives

August 30, 2017 • Hardware, Startups, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigerian invents computer that can smell explosives

Oshiorenoya Agabi, a Nigerian inventor based in Silicon Valley, has developed a computer that can identify the smell of explosives and aid in bomb detection. The Nigerian inventor unveiled his modem-sized technology which uses mice neurons at the TEDGlobal...

Benefits of using wireless networks for the needs of seaports

Connecting an unconnected Africa with wireless technology

August 2, 2017 • General, Hardware, Mobile and Telecoms, OpinionComments Off on Connecting an unconnected Africa with wireless technology

Africa’s diversity encompasses more than its landscape, it includes the political, economic, social, technological and environmental outlook, with each country and region having its own set of unique challenges and advantages. Across the globe, access to...

Louise Taute, Comstor Director at Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa.

Know what you are buying – Buy genuine

July 19, 2017 • General, Hardware, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Know what you are buying – Buy genuine

Many may think they are getting the deal of a lifetime when purchasing cheaper products on the grey market. The reality is that there is a strong chance that you are losing out quite significantly on quality and service, and may even risk buying counterfeit...

South Africa: New science learning app targets teenage girls in Johannesburg

Ten questions to ask when buying a laptop

July 19, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off on Ten questions to ask when buying a laptop

Buying a new laptop can be an expensive undertaking. Choosing the right device and accompanying accessories will not only prevent frequent and costly upgrades, but will ensure that you get the most out of your machine. However, the average consumer seldom...