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Five money mistakes retirees must avoid

Retirement planning is an ongoing process, in fact once retirement starts it becomes all the more important to make wise investment decisions. Preenay Sathu, Channel Head at FNB Financial Advisory, says, “Retirees must have a clear strategy regarding how their retirement funds will be invested to sustain themselves through the years beyond retirement. Individual circumstances […]

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Google Chrome for Android Begins Testing ‘Copyless Paste’ Feature

Google has recently introduced a new feature called ‘Copyless Paste’ in its Chrome app running on Android OS that will take data from Chrome usage and use that to improve the experience in other apps. Users can now enable ‘Copyless Paste’ in chrome://flags in Chrome Canary for Android, although turning it on might not do […]

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Vega hosts epic 48-hour ‘game jam’

Vega students flexed their mental muscles at a gruelling two-day ‘Game Jam’, which took place at the school’s Durban and Cape Town campuses from 21 to 23 April 2017. The Game Jam saw students studying at Vega School, an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) coming together as teams to create […]

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Demystifying five common life insurance myths

Despite increasing awareness about the importance of having life insurance, some consumers remain confused and undecided due to myths that uninformed people spread through the grapevine. Lee Bromfield, CEO of FNB Life says “Death is usually the last subject people look forward to discussing over the dinner table. Similarly, life insurance conversations are viewed in […]

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‘Red Tint’ Display Issue On Samsung Galaxy S8 Will Reportedly Be Fixed by Software Update

Samsung Galaxy S8’s display has been earning the smartphone a great deal of respect from reviewers around the world, however, some units in South Korea were reported to have a red tint on their display. Samsung had acknowledged the issue then, but had suggested users can fix the issues themselves with adjustments within the phone. A report now […]

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Siri Can Now Read Out Your Latest WhatsApp Messages In Latest iPhone App Update

WhatsApp has recently released a new update for the iPhone, which brings some pretty cool visual improvements along with the ability to have Siri read out your latest messages. The new WhatsApp update (v2.17.2) is now available via the App Store. The latest version of WhatsApp coming in at approximately 89MB in size, emphasizes four key […]

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Raising the bar on durability and reliability with LG’s military-grade smartphone

As an essential tool for living, smartphones need to be rugged enough to stand up to the challenges of frequent daily use, and the little mishaps that come with it. That’s why durability was one of our highest priorities when designing the new LG G6 smartphone. Whether you primarily use your smartphone for work or […]

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African developers celebrated at Facebook’s annual F8 conference

Facebook celebrated the achievements and products of its growing African developer and partner ecosystem at its annual F8 developer conference, held in San Jose, California, on 18 and 19 April. African developers shared the stage with Facebook and developers from around the world, showcasing innovative products and services they have created for their local communities […]

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The importance of keeping a clean credit record

Most people know that the way they manage their credit is tracked, but don’t realise the role a credit record will play in their future financial wellbeing. “A credit record is the documentation detailing payment history of current and previous debt,” says Nico van Staden, Head of Credit at FNB Credit Card. “Credit providers, including […]

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BBM News Launches in South Africa TODAY

There’s something new in BBM “Discover” today. Creative Media Works, operating as BBM, today launches BBM News in Discover that brings global and local news from leading news providers into BBM.  The service, available to users worldwide brings global and local news and entertainment stories from leading news providers around the world into BBM. Global and local […]

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