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MUST SEE: Africa’s most popular video streaming sites

MUST SEE: Africa’s most popular video streaming sites

January 17, 2019 • Lists, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

Despite the major infrastructural challenges that Africa faces – such as low connectivity and the high cost of data, the number of video streaming platforms active in Africa has exploded over the past few years as the continent responded to the global shift from linear TV to on-demand viewing. Online streaming is cheaper and more [&hellip...

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Hottest fintech startups to look out for in 2019

January 16, 2019 • Finance, Lists, Top StoriesComments (0)

There are a number of impressive African fintech startups emerging from the continent, and 2019 could be a very important year for their growth and success. From mobile money transfer apps to tech firms determined to help users save, these tech startups come...

The IT News Africa 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

December 19, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on The IT News Africa 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

As Christmas draws near, so does the slowly building pressure to buy the perfect presents for your friends and family. The tech space is also so dense and hard to navigate sometimes that it can be daunting finding the right gift for the technophiles in your...

10 Tech gifts under R200 that are actually useful

December 18, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on 10 Tech gifts under R200 that are actually useful

Christmas is peeking around the corner, so it’s time to get those last minute gift ideas down before it’s too late. As far as tech gifts go, it’s hard to find something useful without breaking the bank. Thankfully, IT News Africa has...

Top 10 personal technologies to support digital business

Top 10 personal technologies to support digital business

December 14, 2018 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 personal technologies to support digital business

The idea of an assistant that can schedule meetings and arrange a calendar, order lunch and remind you that you need to leave the office before 4:30 on Thursday to make it across the city to dinner with colleagues doesn’t seem too extraordinary–until you...

Load Shedding

Overcome load shedding this Festive Season with these top tips

December 6, 2018 • Lists, Mining & Energy, Top StoriesComments Off on Overcome load shedding this Festive Season with these top tips

The festive season has officially begun; however, it looks as though South Africans will be celebrating the holidays without electricity, at certain times of the day and night, as South African power utility Eskom has implemented load shedding. As load...

Top 10 Healthcare apps

Top 10 essential healthcare apps to have on your phone

November 23, 2018 • Healthcare, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 essential healthcare apps to have on your phone

When you buy a smartphone you are not just buying a device that can cater for keeping in contact with friends and family, but you are also opening yourself up to a world of possibilities when it comes to apps. With mobile phones evolving constantly, we now...

10 Steps to get better WiFi at home

November 18, 2018 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on 10 Steps to get better WiFi at home

A slow internet connection is the bane of everyone living in the 21st century’s existence. Nothing quite beats the boiling annoyance that creeps up inside as you watch the slow, agonising roll of a loading screen before it finally appears or times out....

5 Ways to Make Your Home Smart

5 Ways to Make Your Home Smart

November 16, 2018 • ListsComments Off on 5 Ways to Make Your Home Smart

In recent years, there have been several studies that have proven the importance of “doing nothing” and essentially scheduling free time, but our always-connected, frenetic lifestyles don’t allow for much downtime. As a modern consumer, you have very...

Windows 10 is one of those operating systems that play a pivotal role in the work of so many people on a day to day basis, but how many of these people have ever really tapped into their computer's full capability?

10 tips to get the most out of Windows 10

September 2, 2018 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on 10 tips to get the most out of Windows 10

Windows 10 is one of those operating systems that play a pivotal role in the work of so many people on a day to day basis, but how many of these people have ever really tapped into their computer’s full potential? Because of its ever-changing nature,...

Gartner says retailers are investing heavily in digital capabilities to meet customer expectations

5 ways IOT improves your retail experience

August 25, 2018 • Internet of Things, Lists, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 ways IOT improves your retail experience

As digital is taking business and customer interaction to the next level, the sector which seems to vastly adopt and respond to these technological advancements is retail. The Internet of Things or IoT is revolutionising the world by creating smart devices...

10 Ways to take better care of your laptop

August 22, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on 10 Ways to take better care of your laptop

Our digital devices have essentially become extensions of ourselves and there’s nothing quite as tragic as the moment your laptop gives up on you. It inevitably will, but there are a few things you can do to prolong your device’s lifespan by a...

Five ways you a can create the perfect password and why you should

Five ways you can create the perfect password and why you should

August 17, 2018 • Features, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Five ways you can create the perfect password and why you should

Stories of people being hacked online are becoming more common these days. Many people have had their accounts, whether Facebook or Twitter, compromised.  Avoiding these kinds of hacks means that one needs to use stronger passwords, but this won’t keep...

The evolution of the iMac: From the iMac G3 to the iMac Pro

The evolution of the iMac: From the iMac G3 to the iMac Pro

August 16, 2018 • Features, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on The evolution of the iMac: From the iMac G3 to the iMac Pro

The iMac recently turned 20. Though there have been a variety of different naming conventions and models over the years, Apple recently highlighted the next generation of the MacBook Air that is expected to roll out in October 2018. From the iMac G3 to the...

Chatbots are expected to exhibit huge growth over the next few years.

5 Reasons why modern businesses need chatbots

August 14, 2018 • Internet of Things, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 Reasons why modern businesses need chatbots

Far more menial tasks are being handed over to machine automation. Perhaps one of the greatest examples of this is chatbots. More and more companies are using chatbots to handle customer service issues that tend to go unanswered and subsequently pile up....

Top 10 most popular programming languages

July 8, 2018 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 most popular programming languages

With the IT industry evolving at the rapid rate that it is, it’s no surprise that so many people are looking to get into programming. Everyone needs a website and everyone wants an app, but only those versed in the appropriate language can build them...