Recent content by joecool

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    Beware big SARS penalties on tech products shipped from the US

    This is why some folks cheat on their taxes. They are sick and tired of having to deal with irrational “rules” and bribe-seeking officials.
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    Free VPNs which work with Netflix in South Africa

    Opera VPN? For IOS? Where did you find it?
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    DStv Now and Showmax are bigger than Netflix in Africa - MultiChoice

    The real story is here :
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    The crazy truth behind those Web9 emails you keep getting

    And what about Who is behind that?
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    Bank Zero ready to take on Discovery Bank and TymeBank

    I'm surprised that Tyme is not making more of the fact that you can open an account --- WITHOUT an ID, proof of address and your granny's knickers -- in just 5 minutes? And the Tyme terminal (found inside most PnPs) prints an actual Visa card right there! Why is it that everyone else wants a...
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    Uber is a massive success in South Africa

    Yes, but does it make a profit?
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    Payment problems for Takealot customers as Black Friday sale starts

    Sadly SA online shopping remains a boardroom dream. Companies all think they should be “online” and they make a hash of it. To be fair, Takealot has a pretty good site but what does one say about the credit card provider? Can we please have the name of this provider who does not provide a...
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    Have you received spam on your mobile phone screen?

    Like everyone else I receive the usual SMS spam, but this morning I received one of those "You have won R250 000 in the RICA draw etc etc" message on MY IPHONE'S SCREEN! Has anyone else seen this? This is new to me and the message has disappeared. The only other time I receive messages on my...
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    Telkom Fish Hoek ADSL slow/down August 13 2012

    Does anyone have any idea when full ADSL service will be restored to Telkom subscribers in the Fish Hoek area? Thanks in advance
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    I can't find any Google Apps for my iPhone

    Hi, is anyone else experiencing this problem since the weekend: A search on iTunes does not show up any Google apps, like Google Earth, for South African iPhones. Strange. Very strange.