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  • The everywhere, everything network

    October 1, 2013 • Southern AfricaComments Off on The everywhere, everything network

    When futurists and technologists talk of ubiquitous computing, many paint a utopian picture of always-on connectivity from anywhere, on any device. The possibilities when this idealistic technological capability eventually becomes reality are seemingly...

  • BlackBerry tackles Samsung’s BBM for Android marketing

    September 17, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on BlackBerry tackles Samsung’s BBM for Android marketing

    As reported on IT News Africa, Canadian handset manufacturer BlackBerry will be making their hugely-popular BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) app available to Android and iOS devices very soon. But Korean electronics giant Samsung has taken the opportunity to field...

  • Top 10 features of Apple’s iPhone 5s

    September 16, 2013 • ListsComments Off on Top 10 features of Apple’s iPhone 5s

    Apple last week announced its highly-anticipated iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. While the iPhone 5c has been touted as a mobile device for emerging markets, the iPhone 5s will become the brand’s new flagship model until the release of the iPhone 6 sometime next...

  • Call of Duty: Strike Team available for iOS devices

    September 6, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Call of Duty: Strike Team available for iOS devices

    With the popularity of the Call of Duty franchise, Activision’s new mobile development studio The Blast Furnace developed a new Call of Duty title, made for iOS systems. Call of Duty: Strike Team is available today on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. “Call of...

  • New iPhone expected in September

    September 4, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on New iPhone expected in September

    Apple unveiled an invitation dated 10 September 2013, and many believe it will mark the day that the new iPhone 5s will be revealed. The date is almost exactly a year after the unveiling of the iPhone 5. “At the very least, we’re expecting a next-gen...

  • Apple’s iOS 7 beta 2 rolls out to developers

    June 25, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Apple’s iOS 7 beta 2 rolls out to developers

    With Apple ramping up efforts to secure that all systems are in place ahead of the new iPhone launch, the mobile device manufacturer has been rolling out beta versions of its next operating system upgrade. While iOS 7.0 beta was released a few weeks ago, the...

  • TAKEALOT.com adds Android, iOS apps to shopping cart

    May 6, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on TAKEALOT.com adds Android, iOS apps to shopping cart

    South African online retailer TAKEALOT.com has taken a step towards customer convenience by launching their iPhone and Android shopping apps in addition to the Blackberry 10 app launched earlier this year. The apps aim to deliver an enhanced experience for...

  • New music streaming service available in South Africa

    October 23, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on New music streaming service available in South Africa

    British-based rara.com has announced a major expansion to its streaming music service, ten months after launching, with new apps for Windows 8, iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, as well as an updated Android app and web service. rara.com is switching on seven new...

  • TomTom launches on Android devices

    October 4, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on TomTom launches on Android devices

    Last month, Android users got their first glimpse of TomTom’s new app at its preview during the IFA consumer electronics show. Today the TomTom Navigation app for Android is available to download from Google Play for the first time. The new app is an...

  • iPhone 5 sells 5-million units in three days

    September 25, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on iPhone 5 sells 5-million units in three days

    Electronics maker Apple has announced that it has sold over five million units of its new iPhone 5, just three days after its launch on 21 September, and more than 100 million iOS devices have been updated with iOS 6. “Demand for iPhone 5 has been...

  • Apple’s new iOS 6 – a full list of changes

    September 20, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Apple’s new iOS 6 – a full list of changes

    Technology giant Apple released its latest operating system iOS 6 last night, describing it as the best iOS operating system yet. The eagerly-awaited upgrade to their operating system makes a number of changes in the way their products operate and is...

  • All you need to know about the iPhone 5

    September 13, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on All you need to know about the iPhone 5

    Technology giant Apple last night unveiled several new products, including the much-anticipated iPhone 5. While the company has traditionally safe-guarded their annual announcements, it was widely speculated (and later confirmed) that the iPhone 5 will be the...

  • Shaking the Apple Tree – my observations on the strategic impact of the iPhone 5

    September 6, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on Shaking the Apple Tree – my observations on the strategic impact of the iPhone 5

    Warning! Eight hour queues outside American iStores are forecast in late September, with a good chance of scattered product disappointment. Or the world will be blown away. Either way, the iPhone 5 is in my opinion make-or-break for Apple in the...

  • Apple confirms iPhone 5’s true identity

    September 5, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments (3)

    Technology giant Apple has confirmed that it will launch the much-anticipated iPhone 5 on 12 September. Members of the media received an invitation to the launch event, which featured the date and the shadow of the number five. Meanwhile Apple news website...

  • Is Facebook building a smartphone?

    May 28, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Is Facebook building a smartphone?

    Hugely popular social networking website Facebook could be edging closer to producing their own smartphone in the not too distant future. While rumours of the secret project have been circulating for many month, insiders at the company are fuelling the...

  • Now app for iPhone uses Instagram to find the cool stuff around you

    May 8, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on Now app for iPhone uses Instagram to find the cool stuff around you

    Dozens of apps buzz your phone when friends are nearby, and all of them are annoying. Highlight notifies you when someone nearby knows your sister, while Foursquare lets you know when a friend checks in at Walgreen’s down the street. An iPhone app called...