Articles by Jan Vermeulen

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BlackBerry PRIV

BlackBerry PRIV review: the best Android smartphone of the year

In an industry where progress has come to be measured in annual increments, BlackBerry has leaped in to offer something refreshingly new.

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DStv vs GOtv – prices and channels compared

This is how MultiChoice’s new digital terrestrial television service GOtv compares to DStv Access.

GOtv launch

M-Net’s GOtv coming to South Africa: prices and channels

GOtv, a digital terrestrial television service from M-Net, will soon launch in South Africa. This is what you can expect to watch on the platform.

Ontaptv vs ShowMax vs Netflix vs Vidi Vs Vu apps

Netflix War draws first blood: Vidi is dead

South Africa’s first subscription video on demand service has shut down.


Couple robbed of R250,000 by hackers while trying to buy a house

A Knysna couple is out a quarter of a million rand after a hacker intercepted the money intended as a down payment for their new home.

Telkom DGL Masters reveal

R1,000,000 prize money for Telkom Digital Gaming Masters League

Telkom is promising massive investment in South African e-sports in the coming years.

Netflix in SA

Netflix vs DStv – can South Africans cut the cord?

Now that Netflix is available in South Africa, there have been questions about whether it can replace people’s DStv subscriptions.

MTN vs Whatsapp

Why should WhatsApp pay MTN when users already pay for data?

WeChat Africa boss Brett Loubser has expressed confusion with the argument that messaging services should help pay for mobile network infrastructure.

DStv logo on decoder

This is why DStv wants you on an Explora PVR

Naspers has explained in financial terms why MultiChoice started rolling out DStv Premium features to Extra and Compact subscribers.

ShowMax On Screen photo

ShowMax Chromecast and Apple TV support still in the works

Apps for ShowMax to support Chromecast and Apple TV are still being developed, said the company.

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Jan Vermeulen

Jan Vermeulen is a technology journalist and web developer at MyBroadband. After receiving a Computer Engineering degree at the University of Pretoria he worked at SAAB’s Civil Security division as an engineer and developer. He then moved to MyBroadband to pursue a career that combined his interest in technology and his love of writing.


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