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How augmented reality and virtual reality will transform retail experience

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 that are all connected to the internet. E-commerce turned the retail world on its [&hellip...

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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...

Standard Bank Wealth introduces new integrated digital solutions

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....

The State Information Technology Agency (SITA) will launch its School of Software Engineering for secondary schools in the Free State on 25 April 2019.

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...

Top 10 wealthiest African countries according to GDP

Top 10 wealthiest African countries according to GDP

July 2, 2018 • East Africa, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Top 10 wealthiest African countries according to GDP

The African continent is rich in natural resources. Some of its 54 countries boast resources like diamonds, sugar, gold, uranium, silver, oil and petroleum. Oil being an invaluable commodity, its production puts countries like Nigeria and Egypt at the top in...

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Top 7 African taxi-hailing apps giving Uber a run for its money

June 30, 2018 • East Africa, Lists, North Africa, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Top 7 African taxi-hailing apps giving Uber a run for its money

The taxi-hailing industry is gradually growing in Africa and has brought about a diverse market of competition. Tech entrepreneurs have come up with disruptive e-hailing apps in a bid to give Uber a run for its money. Although competitors may offer better...

Kenya has positioned itself as one the most important startups destinations in Africa.

5 Most Innovative startups in Kenya

June 25, 2018 • Lists, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 Most Innovative startups in Kenya

Kenya has positioned itself as one of the most prominent startup destinations in Africa. With the rise of innovation hubs and accelerator programs in Kenya, there has been great growth for entrepreneurs with over 600 hundred start-ups in the country. Access...

African countries with the fastest mobile internet speed ranked

African countries with the fastest mobile internet speed ranked

June 23, 2018 • East Africa, Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on African countries with the fastest mobile internet speed ranked

Much of 2018’s growth in internet users in Africa has been driven by more affordable smartphones and mobile data plans. Mobile phone users in Africa are up by more than 20 percent, with the reported number of internet users in Mali increasing by almost 6...

The Top 10 iOS 12 features announced at WWDC 2018

June 17, 2018 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on The Top 10 iOS 12 features announced at WWDC 2018

Apple announced a range of new developments at their annual Worldwide Developers Conference last week, some of which included the new operating system for Mac, macOS Mojave, and a bunch of new fitness-related features on watchOS 5. Of all the announcements,...

10 tech podcasts to start listening to right now

10 tech podcasts to start listening to right now

May 24, 2018 • Features, Lists, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on 10 tech podcasts to start listening to right now

Podcasts are becoming more and more popular as a medium of entertainment. “What are podcasts,” you ask. Podcasts are a series of audio files made available online. Reminiscent of old radio, they have all the appeal of a talk show or a television...

IT News Africa: Most Read Articles of 2018

Top 10 fastest growing economies in Africa 2018

May 4, 2018 • Features, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 fastest growing economies in Africa 2018

Africa’s economy is projected to continue to rise to 3.2 percent in 2018 and to a further 3.5 in 2019, this is according to the latest World Bank report released early 2018. According to the report, non-resource intensive countries are expected to expand at...

Top 5 game releases of 2018 so far

Top 5 game releases of 2018 so far

April 29, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, ListsComments Off on Top 5 game releases of 2018 so far

2018 has started off as a great year for new games across all platforms. It seems to be a great year for storytelling and action. Here are a few of the top new releases so far.             5. Dragon Ball FighterZ Dragon Ball...

Digital tools to supercharge business builder’s productivity

Top digital tools to supercharge business productivity

April 23, 2018 • Africa By Region, ListsComments Off on Top digital tools to supercharge business productivity

Today’s digital tools can help take the stress out of managing your day-to-day tasks and collaborating with your team. Using these tools can save your business money and supercharge your productivity. One survey commissioned by Google and conducted by...

Five reasons why Artificial Intelligence needs Women

Five reasons why Artificial Intelligence needs Women

March 8, 2018 • Artificial Intelligence, General, ListsComments Off on Five reasons why Artificial Intelligence needs Women

Over the course of the last few years, Artificial intelligence (AI) has become recognised as one of the keys to solving some of the world’s most complex issues – unlocking a level of growth and innovation that has never been seen before. Governments...