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LG hits the G-round running

LG hits the G-round running

02 Jun 2015 by
| Filed in Goldstuck on Gadgets

Korean electronics manufacturer LG has spent the last two years proving its high-tech credentials as a smartphone technology leader. With the release of the G4, it is ready for more, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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Cape Town's budget mapped via data journalism

01 Jun 2015 by
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Cape Town's budget mapped via data journalism

The South African Constitution is promoting community involvement with the Cape Town budget, but many citizens have found it to complex to understand. However, a new website is using modern data journalism to make the budget more understanding and interesting.

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You're not the only one tracking your fitness data

02 Jun 2015 by
| Filed in People 'n Issues
You're not the only one tracking your fitness data

Researchers have shown how simple it is to monitor and record Bluetooth low energy signals transmitted by phones and wearable devices, allowing the user to be easily identified and tracked.

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RS IdeaWerk 3D printer

01 Jun 2015 by
| Filed in Serious Hardware
RS IdeaWerk 3D printer

RS Components has released the RS IdeaWerk 3D printer, which is claimed to cost 30 per cent less than other 3D printers in its class.

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Border breakthrough for solar car

01 Jun 2015 by
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Border breakthrough for solar car

On 18 June, The 2015 African Solar Drive kicks off, which will see the Ilanga II solar powered car cross the border into Namibia and Botswana.

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Some cloud solutions to load shedding

01 Jun 2015 by
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Some cloud solutions to load shedding

As load shedding threatens businesses and their livelihood by causing them to turn customers away, TRACEY NEWMAN believes that many can turn to cloud-based services to keep themselves operational when the lights go out.

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VMware remakes the hybrid cloud

01 Jun 2015 by
| Filed in Mobile
VMware remakes the hybrid cloud

VMware is transforming hybrid cloud security for mobile end users through a combination of VMware NSX network virtualisation, AirWatch and VMware Horizon.

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LG gears up to the G4

29 May 2015 by
| Filed in Mobile
LG gears up to the G4

LG Electronics (LG) has unveiled its new flagship device, the LG G4 smartphone, in South Africa. It will be in stores by mid-June.

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Vodacom wants Loftus to be 'Smart'

29 May 2015 by
| Filed in Sports Tech
Vodacom wants Loftus to be 'Smart'

Vodacom has implemented a full-stadium WiFi solution at Loftus Versfeld that will allow users to easily connect to the Internet - despite the large crowds.

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My Passport gets new ticket

29 May 2015 by
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My Passport gets new ticket

Western Digital has announced a new line of My Passport portable hard drives that offer Mac and PC users storage capacities up to 3TB and include software for easy back-ups and personalisation.

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Why I won’t run another startup

28 May 2015 by
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Why I won’t run another startup

Lured by the lights of the startup industry, ARTHUR ATTWELL found himself as the product in someone else’s show. After closing his startup business, he made a few rules for himself.

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Many steps in storage decision

28 May 2015 by
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Many steps in storage decision

Both local and cloud based storage solutions have their advantages and disadvantages. It is for this reason that decision makers need to get down to the core of how these solutions operate before deciding what to invest in, writes ANAMIKA BUDREE.

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Linksys dual-band routers in SA

28 May 2015 by
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Linksys dual-band routers in SA

Linksys has announced two dual-band routers designed to give users faster and more reliable WiFi connectivity, especially when streaming high-definition video or playing games.

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Become a master of data

28 May 2015 by
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Become a master of data

The rapid technology advancements have allowed businesses to collect a wealth of data. But, this data is useless unless businesses understand it and are able to use it to create a clear path for the future.

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3,2-billion using the Internet

27 May 2015 by
| Filed in Web World
3,2-billion using the Internet

The latest figures released by the ITU show that global Internet penetration has increased almost seven-fold in the past 15 years.

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House of Wolves ready for download

27 May 2015 by
| Filed in Fun Software
House of Wolves ready for download

Megarom Interactive has announced that Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves is available for download on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment systems, Xbox One and Xbox 360. 

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Dell rolls out classroom tools

27 May 2015 by
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Dell rolls out classroom tools

Dell has recently announced a range of new additions to its portfolio of education solutions, including the Dell Chromebook 11; Venue 10 and Venue 10 Pro 5000 Series tablets; Latitude 11 Education Series and the Dell Interactive Projector S510.

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IoT already shaping SA

27 May 2015 by
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IoT already shaping SA

The Internet of Things is already helping to shape South Africa, says RÉAN VAN NIEKERK, and its influence is set to increase dramatically in the next few years as the impact of new technologies is felt. 

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Top tips for tech women

27 May 2015 by
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Top tips for tech women

As a woman with more than 17 years of work experience in the tech industry, LYNETTE HUNDERMARK gives a few top tips to other women wanting to survive in the ever changing environment.

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BMW and Nissan in electrifying deal

26 May 2015 by
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BMW and Nissan in electrifying deal

BMW and Nissan South Africa have joined forces to advance electric vehicle (EV) and plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHEV) adoption.

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How Uber could disrupt Fedex

26 May 2015 by
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How Uber could disrupt Fedex

Fedex has dismissed the possibility of its business being disrupted by the likes of Uber. But, writes Richard Hui of WarrantyLife.com, he should think again.

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