Articles by Jan Vermeulen

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Huawei Ascend Mate press shot

Monster 6.1-inch Huawei Ascend Mate SA price, launch window

A smartphone with a 6.1-inch screen from Huawei is on its way to South Africa

Samsung OLED with DStv logo

DStv Extra vs Premium vs Compact

MultiChoice quietly launched a new DStv bouquet recently; here’s how it compares to the existing channel packages

Downtime outage offline old computer please stand by screen

ADSL downtime across South Africa reported again

A number of ADSL users from all over South Africa are reporting problems logging on

Michelle Potgieter at Samsung UN85S9 launch in SA

Samsung 85-inch UHD TV launched in SA

The extremely large Ultra High Definition television set from Samsung has launched in South Africa at an extremely large price

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini angled view press shots

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini SA pricing emerges

While the Galaxy S4 Mini has yet to launch in South Africa, indications of the Vodacom contract prices have started to emerge

Smart ID card

New SA ID cards feature NFC-like technology

South Africa’s new electronic identity documents will include ISO/IEC-compliant proximity card technology, according to Gemalto

Digital signature fingerprint authorisation biometrics fraud

New SA ID cards: stopping frauds and copies

South Africa’s new electronic identity document smart card promises a number of security features

Cyber Government online security privacy

ANC website attack: how did IS react?

The ANC website is hosted in the Internet Solutions data centre; this is how they reacted to the DDoS attack

Galaxy S4

Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE price, launch window for SA

The Galaxy S4 LTE will be in South Africa soon, according to Samsung

SIM swap fraud fix

Internet banking fraud: should we keep using SMS?

Mobile operators comment on how secure SMS is and how it would affect them if banks switch to another authentication method

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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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