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Nokia 9 PureView, a device designed for photography enthusiasts

Nokia 9 PureView, a device designed for photography enthusiasts

April 4, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Nokia 9 PureView, a device designed for photography enthusiasts

HMD Global has on Thursday, 04 April announced the Nokia 9 PureView, a device that features five camera array with ZEISS Optics. All five cameras work together simultaneously to capture one picture fuses it together into one 12MP photo with outstanding dynamic range and unparalleled depth of field. The Nokia 9 PureView has two colour [&hellip...

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Opera Vintage makes use of the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine to service pages slowly, enriched by sound effects and a four tab limit.

Opera launches a new browser

April 3, 2019 • Online & SocialComments Off on Opera launches a new browser

Opera, the Norwegian browser developer has announced Opera Vintage, a new browser that will provide users with exclusive access to their favourite websites from the last millennium in a way that prioritizes feeling over functionality. It’s bulky but robust...

Frogfoot rolls out free fibre to schools

Frogfoot rolls out free fibre to schools

March 30, 2019 • Education, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Frogfoot rolls out free fibre to schools

With education being paramount to the success and growth of South Africa, Frogfoot has committed to providing schools in its fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) coverage areas with up to 1 GBPS free fibre. “We have partnered with internet service providers (ISPs)...

Foldable Phones to Reach 30 Million Units by 2023 says Gartner

Survival tips to help you celebrate Earth Hour

March 30, 2019 • Online & SocialComments Off on Survival tips to help you celebrate Earth Hour

Today more than ever it is important that while we go on about our business to find a balance so that we’re all still in tune with the real world, our impact on it and all the societal challenges that are happening. Earth hour is held annually with the aim...

Ericsson and Orange launch 4G network in Sierra Leone

Ericsson and Orange launch 4G network in Sierra Leone

March 29, 2019 • Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Ericsson and Orange launch 4G network in Sierra Leone

Ericsson and Orange launch 4G network in Sierra Leone in the nation’s capital, Freetown, on 27 March 2019, which will be providing its residents with fast and reliable 4G access. Orange will use Ericsson Radio System products and solutions to offer 4G in 60...

Wi-Fi 6 – should you switch to the latest protocol?

March 28, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & SocialComments Off on Wi-Fi 6 – should you switch to the latest protocol?

In our technology-driven environment, it’s hard to imagine a world without Wi-Fi. Wi-Fi paved the way for the wireless internet connectivity that most of us appreciate we cannot live without at work, leisure or at home. Crediting one single person with the...

You can top up your airtime on Whatsapp with MTN Chat

You can top up your airtime on Whatsapp with MTN Chat

March 26, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on You can top up your airtime on Whatsapp with MTN Chat

MTN has on Tuesday, 28 March 2019 launched a platform that allows customers to top up airtime and buy data bundles on Whatsapp. Customers can also receive notifications and check their balances through the instant messaging platform, rather than visiting a...

Bolt to launch food delivery service in South Africa

Bolt takes on Uber with launch of food delivery service in South Africa

March 26, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Bolt takes on Uber with launch of food delivery service in South Africa

Not long after rebranding to Bolt, on-demand transportation platform has announced plans to launch a food delivery service. The local launch is likely to see South Africa be one of the first three countries worldwide in which the service will be offered,...

African short stories for everyone

March 26, 2019 • Education, Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on African short stories for everyone

Africans have been telling stories for centuries, passing nuggets of cultural knowledge and heritage from one generation to the next through fables, folktales, and epic narrations. Newly launched storytelling app, BookBeak, is now making it possible for those...

Uber launches healthcare cover for driver-partners

Uber launches healthcare cover for driver-partners

March 26, 2019 • Healthcare, Online & SocialComments Off on Uber launches healthcare cover for driver-partners

Taxi-hailing service, Uber has announced a partnership with Discovery to offer access to private healthcare cover for driver-partners and their families, on a voluntary basis. Driver Care is powered by Discovery’s Primary Care Activate product. This...

Rating working conditions in the digital economy with Fairwork

March 25, 2019 • General, Online & SocialComments Off on Rating working conditions in the digital economy with Fairwork

University of Oxford academics have published the world’s first ever rating system for working conditions in the digital economy with a focus on South Africa and India. The rankings look at how platforms like Uber, Taxify, and Ola perform against five...

Next-level automated job placement with BoostMe360

March 23, 2019 • Careers, Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on Next-level automated job placement with BoostMe360

When prospects for company growth call for fast turnarounds, smart solutions or just more hands on deck, finding the right people to assemble temporary workforces is often a must for any business owner. BoostMe360 gives employers full ownership of their HR...

Facebook stored ‘hundreds of millions’ of passwords in plaintext

March 22, 2019 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Facebook stored ‘hundreds of millions’ of passwords in plaintext

Go change your Facebook password right now because it could be compromised. The social media company admitted in a blog post on Thursday that it has stored “hundreds of millions” of account passwords in plaintext for years. This essentially left passwords...

Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya: President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Twitter account hacked

March 22, 2019 • East Africa, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Twitter account hacked

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has this morning deactivated his official Twitter account (@UKenyatta) just moments after a controversial tweet went out regarding the war against graft. On Friday, 22 March 2019, Uhuru Kenyatta tweeted that he was not going...

New AIMS technology will give South African crime investigators an edge

New AIMS technology will give South African crime investigators an edge

March 20, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on New AIMS technology will give South African crime investigators an edge

Analytical Forensic Investigation Services, a forensic investigation company and Mshtarii Investments, a software development house have developed a case management solution that keeps case information and intelligence in one place. Analytical Investigation...

Ethics, citizenship and protecting human rights in the digital age

March 20, 2019 • Online & Social, Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Ethics, citizenship and protecting human rights in the digital age

Fraud and identity theft; hacking; electronic vandalism; cyber terrorism and extortion; cyberstalking; invasion of privacy; cyberbullying and offensive material. These are just some of the digitally enabled crimes or illicit activities that can infringe on an...