Base – 10W Wireless Charger

Charge up your device in a hurry with this nifty wireless charging pad. This wireless charger works with all models of smartphones that are Qi compatible, including Samsung and iPhone. Simply place your smartphone on the charging pad and your device is charged to full battery, and all done wirelessly. It features a 10w output…

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April 3, 2019

The new HONOR 10 Lite

HONOR, the smartphone brand belonging to the Huawei Group, launched the HONOR 10 Lite yesterday, the brand’s latest flagship smartphone in South Africa, off the back of what has been a hugely successful year for HONOR on a global scale. Although new to the South African market, HONOR is no stranger to popularity on an…

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April 2, 2019

South Africa to develop Africa’s largest tech hub

Government is looking at developing the biggest tech hub in Africa, a coding and programming academy as well as co-working and co-creation spaces for the youth and start-ups in particular. “Through the Small Enterprise Development Agency (seda), my department, in partnership with the Department of Telecommunication and Postal Services, has started a conversation to develop…

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March 30, 2019

The Shocking State Of Mental Health In South Africa

With studies revealing the poor standing of mental health in South Africa, on whom does the onus fall to remedy lack of counselling resources? As many as one in six South Africans suffer from anxiety, depression or substance-use problems (and this does not include more serious conditions such as bipolar disorder or schizophrenia), according to…

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March 30, 2019

Innovators unite at IoT Forum Africa 2019

This week saw a meeting of the minds on all things internet. The Internet of Things, to be precise. IoT Forum Africa 2019 took place from 26 to 27 March at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, South Africa. Hailed as the premier African event on the Internet of things, the forum brought together more…

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March 30, 2019

Capitec CEO has a warning for South Africa’s new banks

Capitec this week published audited financial statements for the year ended February 2019, showing strong growth in headline earnings and customer growth. The bank said that its client base has grown by 15% over the past year, to 11.4 million clients. On average, it said that 127,000 clients join the bank each month, with more…

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March 30, 2019

What to do when you get a panic attack

Panic attacks Panic attacks are sudden, intense surges of fear, panic, or anxiety. They are overwhelming, and they have physical as well as emotional symptoms. Many people with panic attacks may have difficulty breathing, sweat profusely, tremble, and feel their hearts pounding. Some people will also experience chest pain and a feeling of detachment from…

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March 27, 2019

Kgalema Motlanthe Foundation to Host AI Bootcamp in SA

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become one of the important element that leads many companies worldwide into success. The adoption of technology helps organizations to generate revenue and efficiency. As many organizations in various sectors have realized the important role of AI in their businesses, there is a high demand to have tech talents. Therefore, there…

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March 27, 2019

MTN South Africa launches airtime purchases over WhatsApp

MTN South Africa has partnered with Clickatell, to launch MTN Chat, enabling its customers to engage and make airtime purchases over WhatsApp. MTN Chat will enable customers to initiate airtime purchases over WhatsApp, within their chat session. Over time customers will be able to also access customer support and self-service options, including performing upgrades, managing…

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March 27, 2019

Microsoft launches Policy Innovation Centre in South Africa

Having recently opened data-centres in Johannesburg and Cape Town, Microsoft has now officially launched its second Policy Innovation Centre (PIC) in Africa at the University of Pretoria. The PICs are state-of-the-art physical centre designed to bring together various stakeholders from government, academia, industry and civil society to share experiences and best practices to foster innovative…

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March 26, 2019