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No Man’s Sky Review

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Developed and published by Hello Games, No Man’s Sky is a rather ambitious title at that. It offers players the opportunity to step into the shoes of a lone traveller who has been tasked, by a mysterious object called the Atlas, to reach the ce [Read story...]

FNB launches own brand of smartphones in South Africa

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FNB has launched its own brand of smartphones in South Africa which, according to the company, is expected to redefine mobile banking and customer mobility. “For FNB, mobile banking is more than just having the best banking app,” says Jan Kleynha [Read story...]

Seacom to connect UbuntuNet in East Africa

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Seacom to connect UbuntuNet in East Africa. UbuntuNet Alliance has awarded a 15-year contract to SEACOM to provide point to point connectivity services to National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) of Eastern and Southern Africa through the Eu [Read story...]

South African IT spend to grow 3.8 percent in 2016

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South African IT spend to grow 3.8 percent in 2016. (Image Credit: Darryl Linington). Cape Town, South Africa, 2nd August, 2016 — South Africa IT spending is forecast to total R272 billion in 2016, a 3.8 percent increase from 2015, according to Ga [Read story...]

A.I: The decimation of jobs or the dawn of new ones?

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A.I: The decimation of jobs or the dawn of new ones? (Image Source: rollingstone.com) In an Artificial Intelligence future, those with high-end computing skills will not only survive, but thrive… This is according to Digital Skills Academy CEO [Read story...]

Vodacom unveils Smart Platinum 7 smartphone

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Vodacom unveils Smart Platinum 7 smartphone. Vodacom has entered the premium smartphone market by extending its range of branded devices. The Vodacom Smart platinum 7 and Vodacom Smart ultra 7 were announced by the company in July 2016. At launch, Ma [Read story...]

Bundling Voice and Data reduces costs and complexity

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The Internet is no longer a ‘nice-to-have’, but rather, a necessary utility. Much like other utilities, we depend on it to better our daily lives, using it for both business and personal communication. It is the foundation for a multitude of Info [Read story...]

In Pictures: VeaamOn Forum 2016

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Veeam On Forum 2016. (Photography by Darryl Linington). At the 2016 VeeamON Forum, which was held at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai, Veeam Software – the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise [Read story...]

Battleborn Open Beta now live

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The Battleborn Open Beta is now live on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Developer Gearbox Software and Publisher 2K Games have set out three goals for the open beta, which will reward gamers with three in-game gold skins. Related: Battleborn Hand [Read story...]

DFA acquires stake in SA Digital Villages

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Reshaad Sha, Chief Strategy Officer at DFA. DFA, a South African provider of open-access fibre infrastructure, has revealed that it has acquired a significant minority stake in SA Digital Villages (SADV). The transaction will see SADV reposition itse [Read story...]

Microsoft outlines new innovations for Windows 10

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Microsoft outlines new innovations for Windows 10. At Build 2016, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Terry Myerson, executive vice president of Windows and Devices Group, talked to thousands of developers about the work Microsoft Corp. is doing to help [Read story...]

Quantum Break: Gameplay Preview – Xbox One

We take a look at Remedy Entertainment’s latest Xbox One exclusive, Quantum Break. Quantum Break, which is set to release of April 5 2016, is an upcoming action-adventure third-person shooter video game developed by Remedy Entertainment and pu [Read story...]

Quantum Break Cinematic Trailer Revealed

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Quantum Break Cinematic Trailer Revealed. The countdown to the launch of Quantum Break has begun. The game, which will launch on April 5 2016, will be available on Xbox One and Windows 10. With the launch only a few weeks away, Microsoft Studios and [Read story...]

8 tips for taking better photos with your smartphone

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The Android KitKat statue unveiled by Google’s Senior Vice President Sundar Pichai (image: Google) Smartphones have given everyone the opportunity to unlock their creativity. Though it’s easy to snap a picture, it takes some technical suss an [Read story...]

Far Cry Primal Review

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The latest Far Cry title, which comes in the form of Far Cry Primal, has been released on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. The latest Far Cry title, from developer and publisher Ubisoft, sends players back in time to 10,000 BC (The Mesolithic Per [Read story...]

EOS-1D X Mark II detailed

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Canon recently showcased its latest flagship DSLR camera the EOS-1D X Mark II at a press preview held in Johannesburg, South Africa. According to the company its latest powerhouse DSLR shoots 14 frames per second (fps) with full AF/AE tracking and [Read story...]

Connected devices: Africa on the cusp of M2M explosion

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Kees Snijders, MD of Flickswitch. Thanks to the advancement of ICT on the continent, Africa is in a strong position to capitalise on forecasts that the machine-to-machine (M2M) sector will generate $40 billion in global services revenue by 2019, says [Read story...]

Namibia still a top target for cybercriminals

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Doros Hadjizenonos, Country Manager of Check Point South Africa. Check Point Software Technologies has revealed that Namibia was the country most targeted by cybercriminals during December 2015, after being second most attacked in November. Seven Af [Read story...]

2016 Technology Trends: Which way is the wind blowing?

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Larger organisations, by contrast, have to contend with organisational structures that don’t automatically foster responsiveness. (Image Source: datacenterjournal.com). Talk of market disruption is generally characterised in terms of David toppling [Read story...]

Nigeria: Telecom subscriber base on the rise

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Nigeria’s telecommunications operators reported an 11.9 percent rise in the year to September 2015 in their subscriber figures, according to statistics released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). This is according to a report by t [Read story...]