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This weekend you can save money on a wide range of gadgets from Makro, Incredible Connection, Game, and Dion Wired.

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge

The best smartphone cameras in South Africa

We take a look at which smartphones offer the best cameras, according to the experts.

Touch Central

Gareth Cliff’s Touch Central coming in a month

Tbo Touch and Gareth Cliff have joined forces to launch Touch Central.

Oculus Touch

I played with the Oculus Rift and almost threw up

Gaming on the Oculus Rift was an amazing experience, until my eyes couldn’t take it anymore.

Telkom Wireless

Telkom’s SmartBroadband Uncapped Wireless is unlimited

The ASA has dismissed a complaint against Telkom’s SmartBroadband Uncapped Wireless product, which offers “Unlimited Broadband Internet”.

CEO Sleepout

Watch South Africa’s richest CEOs sleep on the streets of Johannesburg in cardboard boxes

The 2016 Sun International CEO SleepOut took place on 28 July, with many high-profile CEOs braving the cold to sleep on the streets of Johannesburg.

Smart ID in hand

Get your new Smart ID card – who qualifies and where to get it

This is who can get their new Smart ID card in South Africa.

Lady laying down

You can talk about sex on radio in South Africa

The ASA has dismissed a complaint about a radio commercial from online sex shop Matilda’s, with the payoff line: “Let’s talk about sex. Let’s talk about good sex.”

Connectivity

What the world looks like in 2G, 3G, and 4G

New images released by Facebook show what the world and South Africa looks like in terms of mobile connectivity.

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Smartphones

Your deleted WhatsApp messages are still on your phone

An iOS researcher has found that WhatsApp retains and stores chat logs even after those chats have been deleted.

Internet

Yahoo researchers develop new online abuse detector

Yahoo researchers have developed a machine learning-based method of detecting hate speech in online comments.

Partner content

Wifi killed the hotel star(s) – How to roll-out a secure Hotel network and catch a falling star

Offering hotel guests secure wifi is not a competitive advantage, but a commodity that they expect.

SEACOM celebrates 7th anniversary with charitable contributions across Africa

For SEACOM’s Foundation Day (23 July), the company’s teams around Africa volunteered to support causes and non-profit organisations that are close to their hearts.

General

Alleged KickassTorrents founder gets Kim Dotcom’s lawyer

The alleged owner of KickassTorrents has enlisted the services of the lawyer used by Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom.

Smartphones

BBM for Android and BlackBerry 10 gets new features

A new version of BBM for Android and BlackBerry 10 is now available, with the iOS version set to follow soon.

Gadgets

Samsung Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX – South African pricing, details

Samsung has announced that its Gear Fit2 is now available in South Africa, with the Gear IconX earbuds coming soon.

Cellular

Telkom FreeMe packages are the best deals in South Africa: Tariffic

Telkom’s FreeMe packages are the top choice for high data and voice users in South Africa, according to an analysis by Tariffic.

Motoring

UberCENTRAL helps businesses to request and pay for Uber rides

Uber has launched UberCENTRAL, making it easy for businesses to request, manage, and pay for multiple Uber rides.

Business

Microsoft to retrench 2,850 employees

Microsoft is planning to lay off 2,850 employees in the next 12 months.

Software

Android add-ons for Docs and Sheets

Google has launched Android add-ons for Docs and Sheets, which allow users to do many business tasks on their phone.

General

Protesters shot with rubber bullets by police at 2016 CEO SleepOut

Protesters have tried to disrupt the 2016 Sun International CEO SleepOut, but were repelled by the police.

Energy

South Africa can’t afford nuclear build on top of Medupi

South Africa should only start the process of building several nuclear stations after it has fully completed its current coal power station project, civil action group Outa said.

Software

Ubuntu 16.04.1 released

The first point release of the latest long-term support version of Ubuntu is out.

Cellular

Axxess launches 50% mobile data discount and free fibre installation

Axxess has launched two promotions: a 50% discount on the initial purchase price of mobile data and free installation of all Telkom FTTH lines.

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The culture of mentorship at redPanda Software

redPanda meeting

Knowledge sharing and mentorship are key components of redPanda Software’s success and the growth of their developers.

Less haste is more speed in software development

redPanda Software developers at work

A look at how redPanda delivers quickly on client expectations while still developing internal team members.

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Do you have a new Smart ID card?

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Avoid being scammed when investing

Snake

Investors need to be careful to avoid falling victim to con artists who want to separate them from their hard-earned money.

Three ways to protect yourself against shaky markets

Sygnia helmet

Andrew Steyn, Head of Consulting Relations at Sygnia Asset Management, says that investors need to get used to the idea that over the next few years returns will be hard to come by.

How you can save over 30% on your business IoT

IoT

When implementing an Internet of Things (IoT) application, a platform solution with the right partner, can save you 33% over self-build infrastructure.

Is SA ready for the new world of work?

Glasses looking at city

The days of landing a job and staying in a company until retirement are gone. Indeed, for the new workforce, this old-fashioned approach holds little reality, writes Jane Steinacker.

Why your business needs RSAWEB’s Enterprise Cloud

Enterprise Cloud

RSAWEB’s Enterprise Cloud offers a flexible, safe and time-saving solution to data storage and sharing.

Meltwater’s media influencer database now available in South Africa

Influencer

The scope of Meltwater’s proprietary influencer database software has been expanded to include South Africa, as well as Kenya and Nigeria.

Wifi killed the hotel star(s) – How to roll-out a secure Hotel network and catch a falling star

10dot expert

Offering hotel guests secure wifi is not a competitive advantage, but a commodity that they expect.

SEACOM celebrates 7th anniversary with charitable contributions across Africa

Volunteering

For SEACOM’s Foundation Day (23 July), the company’s teams around Africa volunteered to support causes and non-profit organisations that are close to their hearts.

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