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Posts Tagged ‘tablets’

  • Foldable Phones to Reach 30 Million Units by 2023 says Gartner

    Foldable phones to reach 30 million units by 2023 says Gartner

    April 8, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Foldable phones to reach 30 million units by 2023 says Gartner

    Worldwide shipments of devices — PCs, tablets and mobile phones — are on pace to reach 2.21 billion units in 2019, exhibiting flat growth year over year, according to Gartner. The PC market is expected to continue its downward trend, while the mobile...

  • Digital education boost for South Africa’s poorest pupils

    March 17, 2019 • EducationComments Off on Digital education boost for South Africa’s poorest pupils

    In a boost for South Africa’s ailing education system, business heavyweights are backing a plan to place a fully resourced e-learning tablet in the hands of one million of the poorest pupils within the next five years. Already MTN, Oxford University Press,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Africa’s E-Learning Market Doubles to $500 Million

    September 23, 2016 • EducationComments (2)

    African public-private partnerships are fast-tracking education improvement from primary school to university, potentially levelling the playing field for millions of students worldwide. In the face of electricity shortages and over-crowding, African...

  • Gartner 2015

    Worldwide device shipments to grow 1.9 percent in 2016

    January 21, 2016 • Enterprise IT, Top StoriesComments Off on Worldwide device shipments to grow 1.9 percent in 2016

    Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones) are expected to reach 2.4 billion units in 2016, a 1.9 per cent increase from 2015, according to Gartner. End-user spending in constant US dollars is expected to decline...

  • Good server infrastructure is needed for cloud

    February 11, 2015 • Enterprise IT, Top StoriesComments Off on Good server infrastructure is needed for cloud

    With smartphone penetration in Africa growing by leaps and bounds, companies must deliver excellent mobile performance in order to grow. Business Connexion’s Sakkie Burger and Kamal Ravjee discuss why good infrastructure matters more than ever in delivering...

  • African Travel

    Video Interview: Transforming African travel with smart technology – Sabre

    February 9, 2015 • Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Video Interview: Transforming African travel with smart technology – Sabre

    Travel and tourism alone is the third most popular topic, according to Sabre Corporation, for mobile apps, behind weather and news. These are mainly limited to mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, but the opportunity for wearable technology with...

  • Anti-virus software is just not enough anymore

    September 29, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Anti-virus software is just not enough anymore

    Today’s society, globally and African-based, is always on, always connected – from PCs and notebooks to tablets, smartphones and even smart televisions and other devices – we have become used to accessing the Internet at will, wherever we are. While...

  • The Market of Tablets

    The market of tablets now looking towards Africa

    September 24, 2014 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on The market of tablets now looking towards Africa

    In 2013, the global market of tablets experienced a slight slowdown. Previously, this market showed spectacular growth these last few years. The analysts now fear that the stagnation will come due to a saturated market in developed countries; therefore,...

  • Convergence leads to increased demand for tablets

    March 28, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Convergence leads to increased demand for tablets

    The shifting dynamics of how people are opting to utilise their personal computers has resulted in a change in the type of device being chosen. Increasingly consumers are requiring mobile devices that can be utilised for both work and play. The...

  • Tablets shipments see explosive growth to MEA

    March 17, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Tablets shipments see explosive growth to MEA

    Shipments of PC tablets into the Middle East and Africa (MEA) expanded 111% year on year in the final quarter of 2013, according to the latest results released by International Data Corporation (IDC). The premier global market intelligence and advisory firm...

  • South Africa sees huge upsurge in tablet demand

    February 24, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa sees huge upsurge in tablet demand

    Shipments of tablet PCs to South Africa increased 107.1% year on year in the final quarter of 2013 to total 513,000 units, according to the latest insights from the International Data Corporation (IDC). The country’s traditional PC market suffered a...

  • SA university makes tablets compulsory

    November 27, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on SA university makes tablets compulsory

    One of South Africa’s largest universities, the University of Johannesburg (UJ), has undertaken a decision to make tablets compulsory for first-year students from next year. “This introduction of handheld devices will confirm UJ as a leader in innovative...

  • South Africa: FNB Enterprise Banking gets tablet app

    October 3, 2013 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: FNB Enterprise Banking gets tablet app

    Today FNB Commercial and RMB Corporate Bank announced the launch of Online Banking Enterprise on the FNB Banking Tablet App. This new platform will enable business and corporate clients to securely manage their business’ financial affairs anytime and from...

  • Samsung launches stores in Nigeria

    September 10, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Samsung launches stores in Nigeria

    The rise in telecommunications in West Africa over the past decade has spurred a massive movement into the commercial aspects of delivering products to consumers. In Nigeria, Samsung is taking the initiative and launching a number of new stores to better...