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Optimise PC Gaming Performance With New Game Mode On Windows 10

Microsoft is reportedly working on a new “Game Mode” feature for Windows 10 that will enhance the gaming experience of PC users. The new feature will arrive with the Creators Update later this year, however, some elements have already begun rolling out to Windows Insider Preview users. Microsoft is also set to release “Arena” on Xbox […]

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WhatsApp Stops Functioning on Older Android, iPhone, Windows Phone 7 Models

WhatsApp, the popular instant messaging app, has stopped working on older devices. Anyone using a smartphone running Android 2.2 or older versions of Android, apart from an iPhone 3GS or iOS 6 and lower versions of iOS, will find that WhatsApp has stopped functioning on their smartphones. This will also affect Windows Phone 7 users in […]

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ALCATEL’s Windows Powered PLUS 10 launches in SA

Increasing its offering of Windows devices, ALCATEL announced the launch of its PLUS 10 2-in-1 device, running on the latest Windows 10 operating system. “The 2-in-1 ALCATEL PLUS 10 provides the optimal balance between productivity and entrainment.” says Ernst Wittmann, Regional Manager for Southern Africa at Alcatel. “It’s a fun conversation starter that people look […]

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200 Hours of Free workshops with EduWeek with SABC Education powered by Intel

There are just two weeks to go to EduWeek with SABC Education powered by Intel and this decade old event promises to once again deliver the most comprehensive education opportunity on the continent. Taking place from the 29th to the 30th June at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Johannesburg, EduWeek is all about advancing […]

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WhatsApp Launches Desktop Apps For Windows & Mac

WhatsApp has launched desktop apps for Windows and Mac. These new apps are available for download via the company’s site and are compatible with devices running Windows 8 and above, and devices running Mac OS X 10.9 and above. In other words, this actually means that WhatsApp is now available across all popular platforms in […]

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Capacity crowd at SA’s first DevConf

Exceeding all expectations, over 500 developers turned out for South Africa’s first developer-only DevConf, with enthusiastic developers who couldn’t secure seats already pre-booking for next year. DevConf was initially expected to attract around 350 professional developers and programmers when it was staged at the new Riversands Incubation Hub in Fourways this week. However, within weeks […]

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Developers move out of the back room to lead business growth

Software developers, once seen as ‘the geeks in the back room’, are now becoming the crucial agents of change for business as companies face growing threats from innovative digital start-ups. That’s according to international analysts such as IDC and Gartner, who point out that companies across a range of industries – from banking and retail […]

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Microsoft launches online store in South Africa

Microsoft Corp. has launched its official online store in South Africa, enabling South African customers to purchase any product from the company’s ecosystem of devices through the local Microsoft online store, www.microsoftstore.co.za. “The explosion of social and mobile technology has ignited ‘the era of the smart shopper’ where consumer purchase decisions are determined through online […]

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