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Top 5 Industries to benefit from AI

February 7, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 5 Industries to benefit from AI

The mention of the words Artificial Intelligence (AI) conjures up science fiction-like images in the minds of many people, but it is becoming a very real part of day to day life without us even realising it. AI is and has been making a lasting impression on a number of key industries, not only streamlining [&hellip...

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Top 10 EdTech startups transforming learning in Africa

February 6, 2019 • Education, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 EdTech startups transforming learning in Africa

The global tech revolution is greatly changing the way we work in every sector. EdTech, which merges innovation with teaching, has made education more accessible and comprehensive across the world. Most recently we’ve seen that established schools have...

10 Things to know about mobile payments in Africa

10 Things to know about mobile payments in Africa

February 4, 2019 • East Africa, Finance, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on 10 Things to know about mobile payments in Africa

The trend of making payments using mobile wallets installed as applications on smartphones which sometimes makes use of Near Field Communication Technology and generally an internet connection is becoming widespread, and indeed Africa is not left out in the...

6 sites driving eCommerce in Africa

6 sites driving eCommerce in Africa

January 26, 2019 • Lists, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on 6 sites driving eCommerce in Africa

eCommerce in Africa is booming but that doesn’t leave out any struggles which include uncertainty around receiving orders satisfactorily. There are currently 65.4 million eCommerce users in Africa and the Middle East, with an additional 20 million users...

Out with the old, in with the new – 10 hot smartphones set for release in 2019

January 24, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Out with the old, in with the new – 10 hot smartphones set for release in 2019

2018 had an impressive release of smartphones. However, 2019 seems to be gearing up for even bigger releases, with most smartphone makers debuting new flagships. We’ve already seen some leaks and hints as to what new phones will release early in the year...

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 Off on MUST SEE: Africa’s most popular video streaming sites

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...

Hottest fintech startups to look out for in 2019

January 16, 2019 • Finance, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Hottest fintech startups to look out for in 2019

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...

New app empowers HIV-positive children and healthcare workers

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....

LG sales soar in 2018

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...