news

Black Friday 2020 breaks ecommerce records

The number of new shoppers introduced to ecommerce over lockdown boosted South Africa's Black Friday weekend total online transaction volumes by 50%

Remote workforce almost impossible to secure - IDC

According to Jonathan Tullett, Research Manager for IT Services, International Data Corporation (IDC) South Africa, it has become close to impossible...

New partnership enables SMEs to effortlessly move to the cloud

To help SMMEs tackle their transition to the cloud amid the need for remote working, the consulting division of Vox has partnered with Microsoft, to...

Puma Calibrate Runner

With a new unique midsole tech designed in collaboration with MIT Design Lab, Puma ups the ante with the Calibrate Runner.
NEWS

Kaspersky: Minecraft’s popularity being exploited to bombard users with unwanted ads

26 November 2020

More than 20 applications advertised on app stores pretending to offer additional Minecraft features are in fact bombarding users with unwanted ads, finds Kaspersky.

NEWS

Cybersecurity in 2020: lessons for tomorrow

26 November 2020

2020 was not all bad, it’s been quite a boost for technology adoption. Less mentioned, though, is that the year has also brought a renewed emphasis and appreciation for cybersecurity. With that in mind, here are a few...

NEWS

PUMA celebrates Super Mario 3D with new drop

25 November 2020

With Sonic out the way, it’s the famous Italian plumber that gets a new collab from Puma come 27 November.

NEWS

LEGO Study notes play impacts family relationships

18 November 2020

LEGO Study highlights importance of play in teaching and learning life skills

NEWS

OPPO impress with three new concept products at annual INNO Day

18 November 2020

OPPO INNO DAY 2020 was recently held in Shenzhen, China, which revealed some interesting concept products the company is busy with.

NEWS

Kaspersky warns to be extra vigilant for Black Friday shopping this year

18 November 2020

Kaspersky warns where there is money to be made, you can be certain that cybercriminals will be watching and looking for opportunities to exploit unsuspecting shoppers.

NEWS

New virtual banking card launched by Capitec

18 November 2020

South Africa’s largest digital bank is expanding its digital offering to clients with the launch of a virtual banking card.

NEWS

New research reveals future work trends for South African organisations

18 November 2020

Microsoft’s newly launched Work Reworked research found that flexible ways of working are here to stay with many leaders focused on driving a culture of innovation.

NEWS

It’s time to reset the lens through which we view skills

18 November 2020

Martin Ndlovu, Skills Programme Manager at Microsoft 4Afrika, takes a look at the rapidly evolving job and skills market.

NEWS

New National Geographic special tracks real heroes - the Virus Hunters

17 November 2020

National Geographic docu-special Virus Hunters chronicles the heroic experts on the front lines of stopping the next deadly pandemic.

smartphones

Oppo A72

20 November 2020

Another new brand in South Africa, can the Oppo A72 stand out from the crowd?

smartphones

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9

12 November 2020

Xiaomi makes a welcome return to South Africa with the Redmi Note 9, a device which at the decent price of R3 999 offers more than expected.

appliances

RCT Megapower 54K Universal Power Bank

3 November 2020

If you need to stay connected during an outage, this is one of the more affordable ways to do so.

outdoor

Under Armour Stretch Woven Full Zip Jacket

23 October 2020

Under Armour’s Stretch Woven Full Zip Jacket is an easy to wear jacket that loves travelling and even a bit of rain.

smartphones

CAT S62 Pro

9 October 2020

We’ve been keeping track of CAT’s rugged phone range and it’s good to see the constant progression of their range. The latest, the S62 Pro follows the same upwards trajectory.

notebook and tablet pcs

Lenovo Thinkbook 15

11 September 2020

The Thinkbook range is Lenovo’s attempt at luring the SME market. Can this inbetweener hit the sweet spot?

smartphones

LG Velvet 5G smartphone

21 August 2020

The Velvet 5G smartphone sees LG deviating from its G series look by sending the design into a sleeker direction. At just under R12k the phone might just be a hit, although it’s far from just bullseyes.

outdoor

Under Armour HOVR Machina

7 August 2020

Although it should be considered first and foremost a decent pair of neutral running shoes, Under Armour adds some spice to the Machina thanks to a built-in sensor that tracks your cadence and stride length.

audio visual

Sony XB41 EXTRA BASS portable speaker

27 July 2020

It’s a bit of a shame that we’re under lockdown, since Sony’s XB41 EXTRA BASS portable speaker really calls out for a party.

outdoor

Puma Hybrid Ozone running shoes

15 May 2020

The Hybrid Ozone is marketed as a running shoe, with Puma keen to mention it is as comfortable in the gym as it is on the road.

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