Tag Archives: smart devices

App junkie? All you need to know before installing a new app!

15 Apr

App junkie

The well-known phrase “there’s an app for that” has only become popular because it is so true and because we are a world of ‘app junkies’! There seems to be an app for absolutely everything, and while the majority of apps do exactly what they claim to do, and so pose no real threat to […]

Beware when synching your phone in a car – particularly a rental car!

25 Mar

synching your phone

Imagine finding out that your house has been burgled and that the burglar used your alarm pin code. Imagine learning that your sensitive credit card details have been intercepted by a third party and used for fraudulent online purchases, or even worse – the personal information of your family. These are just a few ways […]

Protect yourself and your business against mobile device security threats.

16 Oct

You know the saying that the team is only as strong as its weakest link? Well, that’s also true of mobile device security. When trying to secure a system and network, even if you have put every effort into ensuring the setup is perfect, it just takes one end user to make a bad decision […]

How your internet-connected home appliances can be hacked

4 Sep

Internet security has become a hot topic in recent months with no thanks to a significant ransomware attack which targeted more than 300,000 computers across the globe. With the likes of Britain’s Health Service, US FedEx and the Deutsche Bahn rail network affected, it’s not hard to see why. With so many devices connected to […]

Digital technology spurs on online business, the age of convenience

29 May

New digital technology can go two ways, either it can take off like a virus thanks to good propagation, development and planning, or it can become redundant due to over-estimation or sloppy development. Good digital technology is realised for what it is and it will, and does – change the way we do things and […]

Are you up to date with the Big Tech Predictions for 2018?

8 May

According to leading digital service providers in South Africa, 2018 is set to see 4 key technologies continue to advance in virtual leaps and bounds. Tech predictions set to lead the way this year are:

Classroom reality – could it be virtual reality?

1 May

If you have ever read a book and wished you could literally immerse yourself into the story, then you have had a taste of what virtual reality can do for the average person. Imagine being able to have a truly personal experience when reading a book, or a studying a subject.

Latest Tech! Are South Africans Really Secure In Their Connected Homes?

10 Apr

With smart homes already an integral part of many South African lifestyles, the question regarding security risks begs to be answered. If your home features a smart television, smart fridge, devices, a game station and various other internet connected devices, could your home security be at risk? Quite simply – it certainly could be. In […]