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How tablets and the cloud could transform education in South Africa

South African schools and universities are struggling with the high costs of textbooks and other educational materials, a shortage of teachers in key subjects like maths and science, and difficulties in funding IT infrastructure. However, technology continues to offer some compelling answers to these challenges. A combination of falling data connectivity prices, more widespread fibre […]

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Hisense Televisions add unique perspective to Racing Simulators

To showcase just how immersive their latest High Definition (HD) televisions are, Chinese manufacturer Hisense is partnering locally with TGN Racing Simulators for enthralling, pace setting rides. Hisense is sponsoring twelve Full HD 40-inch televisions and three Ultra HD (UHD) 55-inch televisions to equip TGN’s racing simulators with wide screen displays. With the three Hisense […]

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Crazy Design Experiments from SIGGRAPH 2016

Every year since 1974  SIGGRAPH (short for Special Interest Group on Computer GRAPHics and Interactive Techniques) has been the conference for the latest experiments and breakthroughs in computer graphics (CG). Tens of thousands of computer professionals flocked to Anaheim, California this year and it did not disappoint. There’s hundreds of highly specialized research papers on a variety […]

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Android finally gets ‘Prisma’ – Now Available to Download!

Prisma is a photo-filter app that needs no introduction! The app has created a name for itself around the world within weeks of its release despite being available for just one platform – iOS… until now, ofcourse! The developers behind the tremendously successful app have now released the app on Google’s mobile platform and Android […]

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Cassie Lessing, MD, Strato IT Group

Gauteng evolves as South Africa’s hub for enterprise app development

Gauteng is fast emerging as a centre for enterprise app development. This is according to Cassie Lessing, Managing Director of the Strato IT Group, adding that the app economy is expected to create trillions of dollars of opportunities globally over the next few years, including in Africa, where a highly mobile market is poised to […]

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Warm up your Winter Ideas: Cooking in a Microwave Inverter™ Style

What would you do without the humble microwave in your kitchen? An often unappreciated little  appliance that heats and cooks your food – by exposing it to microwave radiation in the electromagnetic spectrum which induces polar molecules in the food to rotate and produce thermal energy in a process known as dielectric heating. To simplify; […]

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Bot for Messenger Launched at the International Aids Conference 2016

Through the advent of Messenger and bots, messaging platforms have rapidly increased their impact in reaching users with life-changing content. Leading this technological evolution in low and middle income countries, the Praekelt Foundation launched a new chatbot for Messenger integrated into the South African Nation Department of Health’s MomConnect, at the 21st International AIDS Conference […]

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Get into the groove with great apps for your Alcatel POP STAR

Express yourself and unleash your favourite music with some great apps for your Alcatel POP STAR fashion smartphone MIX Awaken your inner-DJ by mixing up some hot hits with Alcatel’s MIX application. MIX lets you blend two music tracks with sounds already available in the app, then share your creation with friends. This application is […]

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