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FNB Phones

FNB may release more branded smartphones

FNB could release more of its own branded smartphones in the future, depending upon the success of the products.

Electric fence

How to make your house super-secure in South Africa

Technology can help you create a secure and smart home in South Africa, which keeps criminals out and keeps your family safe.

Facebook Web

Facebook testing major change to how videos play in your feed

Facebook is testing a significant change in how it plays videos displayed in your feed.

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Free Opera VPN comes to Android

Opera has brought its free VPN service to Android, which blocks ad trackers and lets you change your virtual location.

Fake warning television TV

Fake Afrikaans Facebook profile scam warning

International scammers are using fake and hijacked Afrikaans Facebook profiles to build trust, and trick users into a false sense of security to steal their money.

Mobile Data

5 easy ways to save data on your smartphone

Google has given 5 things you should do right now to conserve mobile data on your Android device.

Pravin Gordhan

Warning of South African junk status downgrade if Gordhan exits

South Africa will face a near certain credit rating downgrade to junk status if finance minister Pravin Gordhan suffers a similar fate as his predecessor, respected academic warns.

Takealot unboxed

Takealot discounts explained

Takelot explains where it gets its “list price” from, and how it calculates the discounts on its website and in its newsletters.

The Pirate Bay

Cloudflare faces lawsuit from porn site ALS Scan for helping pirate sites

TorrentFreak reported that Cloudflare has been called out for helping sites such as The Pirate Bay.

Showmax logo

ShowMax bandwidth calculator launched

ShowMax has launched an online bandwidth calculator to help viewers see how much data they need per month to watch streaming video.

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Staff Writer

MyBroadband’s Staff Writer is directly plugged into the South African Internet backbone, and spits out press releases and other news as he receives it. He is believed to be close friends with The Stig and The Architect of The Matrix.


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