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  • REVIEW: ASUS ZenBook 15

    REVIEW: ASUS ZenBook 15 – Is this your next laptop?

    March 14, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on REVIEW: ASUS ZenBook 15 – Is this your next laptop?

    The ASUS ZenBook 15 is one of the latest laptops in the ASUS ZenBook line of devices. Inside the box, you can find a 90-watt charger, a padded sleeve for the device to slip into, and a cleaning cloth. There aren’t any additional accessories for the...

  • Samsung upgrades Notebook 9 Pen

    December 14, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Samsung upgrades Notebook 9 Pen

    Nearly one year after the debut of the original Notebook 9 Pen convertible laptop, on Wednesday 13 December, Samsung revealed an upgraded model redesigned for contemporary, creative professionals on the go. According to reports by Digital Trends, the updated...

  • Is your infrastructure throttling the benefits of cloud services?

    STC rolls out IPv6 infrastructure and cloud services to clients

    December 13, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on STC rolls out IPv6 infrastructure and cloud services to clients

    Smart Technology Centre (STC) is one of the first Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in South Africa to roll out a full production Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) connectivity to its client’s infrastructure and cloud services. “In essence, an...

  • Acer rewards consumers this festive season

    Acer rewards consumers this festive season

    November 11, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern AfricaComments Off on Acer rewards consumers this festive season

    Acer Africa is ringing in the festive season with the Acer Rewards You campaign. Consumers who purchase any Acer laptop at participating retailers this festive season will be eligible to receive up to R 4 000 in lifestyle vouchers. “We realise that during...

  • The Acer Nitro 5 is a gaming laptop that leans towards the lower end of the pricing spectrum to make PC gaming more accessible to anyone on a strict budget.

    Acer Nitro 5 Review

    November 5, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Acer Nitro 5 Review

    The Acer Nitro 5 is a gaming laptop that leans towards the lower end of the pricing spectrum to make PC gaming more accessible to anyone on a budget. The Nitro 5 sports a 3GHz Intel Core i5-8300H processor, a Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 graphics card, 8GB of...

  • Blue chips now choose refurbished over new

    Blue chips now choose refurbished over new

    November 3, 2018 • Southern AfricaComments Off on Blue chips now choose refurbished over new

    South Africa’s refurbished electronics market is flourishing as corporates change their business models. Business leaders are fast realising that there are ways to become more profitable by simply changing their attitudes and purchasing habits. Xperien...

  • South Africa is a particularly attractive proposition for cyber criminals.

    Cyber attacks on educational institutions on the rise

    October 31, 2018 • Education, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Cyber attacks on educational institutions on the rise

    Cyber threats are no longer a rarity, they are expected. With recent ransomware attacks such as WannaCry and NotPetya, the potential theft or leakage of data, particularly confidential information in an educational setting, should be top of the list in risk...

  • Introducing the HP Spectre Folio

    Introducing the HP Spectre Folio

    October 2, 2018 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Introducing the HP Spectre Folio

    #ThePCReinvented. Introducing the HP Spectre Folio. Ft. Alexander Wang #KeepReinventing https://t.co/XD4o0QG8jv pic.twitter.com/mtQmeLBefy — HP (@HP) October 1, 2018 HP recently unveiled the HP Spectre Folio, their newest convertible that’s bonded with...

  • Common backup blunders - how even the smallest error can cost you your data

    Will your business survive equipment theft? The cloud could save you

    September 13, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Will your business survive equipment theft? The cloud could save you

    Today, data is the lifeblood of businesses, yet many individuals and businesses are clinging to outdated data security practices. Business owners therefore need to ask themselves the question ‘Will my business survive equipment theft?’ If the...

  • Touchscreen-equipped, super lightweight, and a solid performer, the ACER Swift 5 is not to be underestimated, but don't be too dazzled either.

    REVIEW: ACER Swift 5

    September 2, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on REVIEW: ACER Swift 5

    Touchscreen-equipped, super lightweight, and a solid performer, the ACER Swift 5 is not to be underestimated, but don’t be too dazzled either. The ACER Swift 5 notebook is hailed as the world’s lightest 15-inch notebook PC. The design of the Swift was...

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    Demand for two-in-one notebooks on the rise in South Africa

    August 24, 2018 • Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Demand for two-in-one notebooks on the rise in South Africa

    More and more South African consumers and businesses are investing in convertible or two-in-one mobile computers as they seek devices that offer them the versatility and functionality of a traditional notebook, paired with the portability and easy media...

  • Apple is reported to be working on a new, low-cost version of its MacBook Air laptop that will be released later this year, as well as updating the Mac mini desktop.

    Apple working on releasing a new low-cost laptop and Mac mini

    August 21, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Apple working on releasing a new low-cost laptop and Mac mini

    Apple is reported to be working on a new, low-cost version of its MacBook Air laptop that will be released later this year, as well as updating the Mac mini desktop. According to a report by Bloomberg, the new MacBook Air will have thinner bezels around the...

  • ASUS today announced the launch of its latest laptop aimed at gamers – the TUF Gaming FX505

    ASUS announces new TUF Gaming FX505

    August 21, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on ASUS announces new TUF Gaming FX505

    ASUS announced the launch of its latest laptop aimed at gamers – the TUF Gaming FX505, a durability-enhanced 15.6-inch device that has been carefully engineered to deliver all the essentials needed for a high-end gaming experience at an affordable price....

  • 5.7 million jobs are at risk of total automation in South Africa

    Top 5 affordable laptops for the South African student

    October 5, 2017 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 5 affordable laptops for the South African student

    Students are in constant need of a device that is affordable and can handle all the workload. There are a variety of laptops available on the market, and picking the right machine that is capable of delivering can sometimes prove to be a challenge. Depending...

  • Hubs dot Ng launches Emily, an AI assistant

    Time for Education Institutions to Harness Power of Mobile

    August 8, 2017 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Time for Education Institutions to Harness Power of Mobile

    More students access the internet on their mobile phones than laptops or tablets. Education that does not embrace this reality is not meeting students where they are, an expert says. “A survey of students in preparation for the rollout of IIELearn, the...

  • mobile devices, weFix, laptops

    Device safety under the spotlight – tips from a tech expert

    July 28, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Device safety under the spotlight – tips from a tech expert

    In the fast-moving world of technology, more emphasis should be placed on the basics- in order safeguard our computers and mobile devices. Asharaf Rogers, Technical Training Manager at weFix – smart device repairs, explores a few fundamental...