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  • 6 flagship features on the affordable Nokia 6.1 [Sponsored]

    There are a wide range of smartphones available at a mid-range price, but it's difficult choosing one among them. But now that Nokia Android smartphones are available in South Africa, this decision has been made a whole lot easier. At R3999, here's six reasons why the Nokia 6.1 should be your next smartphone. Hardy but beautiful Scratch-resistant glass was a feature consumers could only dream of in the lower smartphone tiers, but the Nokia 6.1 is bringing this flagship feature to this affordable price bracket. This means the Nokia 6.1's screen can brush off taps and scrapes from errant keys or the...

  • 5 excellent Nokia smartphones for the budget consumer [Sponsored]

    With all the chatter about how expensive smartphones have become, you may think you'd be hard pressed to find an excellent smartphone at a reasonable price. But think again. Nokia's extensive 2018 lineup has a number of devices that won't blow a hole in your bank account. Nokia 1 For R999, consumers get a 4G smartphone with a 4.5 inch screen, 8GB of internal storage with microSD card support up to 128GB, and a 5MP rear camera. For those interested in running WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger or simply send and receive texts, this Android Oreo (Go edition) smartphone is just the ticket. Nokia 2.1 Recently launched...

  • How to generate B2B leads? 4 tips to follow [Sponsored]

    With changing times, the purchasing behavior of B2B buyers have also evolved. Nowadays, CEOs and VPs make purchase decisions online and more often their decisions are influenced by social media. Here are four tips that will help you to quickly generate B2B leads: Remain omni-present in the minds of customers It has been rightly said that you must target somebody rather than everybody. Keeping this in mind, you must identify and create customer personas. Once, you have segmented your audience, it’s time to remain omni-present in the minds of your prospects. Omni-present experience means your brand is always there for the customer no...

  • Unsilo.me is simplifying the way your business works [Sponsored]

    You know when you just want simplicity for your business, one solution to manage all your sales, ongoing work, schedule and employees. We’ll we’ve built it, an integrated solution, to break down silos and enable efficiency. You know when you need a single digital platform to manage everything your business does? One solution that unties your sales, processes, team and boosts productivity? If you have ever wanted this or felt this way then you’re not alone. “How does technology simplify life and make my working day more productive?” That was the question that the team from YREEKA Pty Ltd, known...

  • 7 things to love about the Nokia 7 Plus [Sponsored]

    The Nokia 7 Plus is the latest flagship Android smartphone from HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones. But what should you know about this gentle giant? Here are seven things you’ll grow to love about the Nokia 7 Plus. See more with 2x optical zoom The Nokia 7 Plus has dual rear sensors with ZEISS optics, combining an ultra-sensitive 12MP wide-angle primary camera for impressive performance in both low-light and extra bright conditions, and a secondary 13MP sensor that delivers 2x optical zoom for the moments when you wish you were closer. As for your selfie game? The 16MP front-facing camera guarantees...

  • Huawei P20 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9: head-to-head [Sponsored]

    Last week, the Galaxy Note 9 was announced by Korean smartphone maker Samsung. It's the largest Note device that Samsung has produced, and packs a number of new features. But how does the new Note stack up against more established competition, like the Huawei P20 Pro? We take a look at the key numbers and features of each flagship smartphone. Design The Huawei P20 Pro takes a bold design leap beyond its predecessor. Packing new technology into a slimmer shell, its hard not to notice its screen notch and triple rear cameras. It's also easier to hold and use thanks to its slim...

  • Public only has a few days left to to vote in South Africa’s biggest ecommerce awards [Sponsored]

    Online spending in South Africa is expected to reach R53-billion by the end of 2018. This is up from R37.1-billion in 2017, according to research conducted by PayPal, bucking the trend of the current economic climate. There’s no doubt that the local ecommerce scene will continue to grow, but South African consumers need to know they can sufficiently trust and engage with retailers, for the industry to reach its full potential. It's just one of the reasons why the PriceCheck Tech & E-Commerce Awards was created. When you reward those doing great work within an industry, you give them motivation to...

  • Epic (and hilarious) driver fails [Sponsored]

    There is no such thing as a perfect driver. Sometimes, people unknowingly break the rules or forget to do something really important -- like stopping at a red robot! Whatever the reason, people do make mistakes -- as is clear in the videos below! Have a look at these antics by drivers who probably didn’t get their license first time round. Parallel parking is hard There are many people who have been driving for years and still avoid parallel parking. As some would say: “the struggle is real!” But sometimes, parallel parking is the only option… Watch this driver struggle to...

  • New audio innovations from Body Glove: for people on the move [Sponsored]

    The prospect of moving to music this season just got a whole lot better. Gammatek, a leading distributor of branded technologies and accessories, has introduced the Body Glove Airstream Bluetooth ear buds for people on the move. “Great battery life, Bluetooth enabled, awesome sound and comfortable to wear, the new addition to the Body Glove range of earbuds are music to your ears,” says Gammatek’s Zev Cherniak. The Body Glove Airstream True Wireless Stereo Earbuds come with a compact, lightweight, carry along 2800mAh Power Case. The Power Case conveniently charges and stores the earbuds. Pair these to your device and enjoy...

  • DDoS types and how to fight them [Sponsored]

    Accessibility, integrity, and confidentiality are the fundamental concepts of cybersecurity. Denial-of-service (DoS) attacks, in their turn, affect the availability of information causing huge damage to internet businesses each year. The goal of cybercriminals relying upon such methods is to bring down the work of a particular website or an app. Although each successful attack may impact various targets in a different way, it always incurs severe damages. Consistent denial of service may cause huge...

  • Go wireless with Snug [Sponsored]

    With Snug you can now go wireless in your car or your office.  No more irritation with tangled cables or trying to plug in your charger and finding that tiny charging port on your device. “Wireless charging is the way that technology is going for all devices.  Our Snug brand has come to the party with wireless charging that includes office chargers, car chargers and wireless charging power banks” says Zev Cherniak at Gammatek. With SNUG wireless charging, you can choose from: Desk fast wireless charger Charge your phone wirelessly with this SNUG cradle at your home or in your office.  The cradle...

  • Head-to-head: Huawei P20 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S9+ [Sponsored]

    These are the Huawei P20 Pro and the Samsung Galaxy S9+. They're two 2018 flagships from two of the world's biggest smartphone makers, but which should you take home? We take a look at each based on five particular categories that should be on your mind when purchasing your next smartphone: aesthetics, the internal components, the screen, that all important camera setup and finally, the price. Huawei P20 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S9+ - Aesthetics The Huawei P20 Pro is unlike any phone you've ever seen before. It's offered in three distinct colours in South Africa: Twilight, Black and Midnight Blue, all...

  • How TV has evolved [Sponsored]

    Just what does a 21-year-old living without electricity have to do with what most people do in the evening? The very first electronic television was invented by Philo Taylor Farnsworth, who lived in a home without electricity until the age of 14. The first image he transmitted was a line, but he later managed to transmit a dollar sign after a potential investor asked when he would begin to see some dollars. However, inventor John Logie Baird is touted as one of the major inventors of the television and was involved in mechanical as well as electronic television development...

  • How screen recording can be used in different ways [Sponsored]

    As its name suggests, screen recording refers to any video recording that is sourced directly from your screen – and is sometimes referred to as screen capture or screencast recording. Most people have a fairly linear idea of how screen recording can be used however, and do not fully appreciate its potential. The fact of the matter is that because screen recording will let you record any and all video footage from your screen – there are several ways in which you could choose to use it: Creating how-to guides or demonstrations of software and apps Generally how-to guides and demonstrations is...

  • SingularityU Cape Town Chapter to host ‘Space, Technology and the Future’ event [Sponsored]

    SingularityU Cape Town Chapter in collaboration with ReWild will host “Space, Technology and the Future” on 19 March 2018. The event will host assistant project scientist, Anne Verbiscer, who is the New Horizons space researcher for NASA mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt; Mike Alec-Kearney, from South Africa’s satellite startup CubeSpace; and Carla Sharpe from the Square Kilometer-Array (SKA) project. The three panelists will discuss the future of humankind's existence in space, the technology behind spacecraft, and the new space age. The event will take place at the V&A Waterfront’s Workshop 17 in Cape Town on Monday 19 March, beginning at...