Tag Archives: tech trends

7 Technology Revolutions in 2021

30 Mar

technology revolutions

After living through ‘the year that wasn’t’, 2021 has to be the year of great things. Even if COVID-19 is still ravaging the world we have a handle on it now and, thanks to science and technology, we will get the better of it! As it turns out, nothing can stop the advancement of technology […]

10 Technology Trends to Watch in 2021

2 Feb

technology trends

Technology and the online world have taken centre stage throughout 2020 as the Covid-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on businesses and the freedom of movement across the world. More than ever before, the importance of technology and the online community has been realised. With 2021 already in full swing, all eyes are yet again on technology […]

Is the World’s First Anti-Theft Debit Card Tech in SA?

25 Feb

anti-theft debit card

In 2019, combined card fraud in South Africa ramped up a whopping 18%. South Africans lost a total of R900 million last year and according to many sources, this amount looks set to increase year on year as criminals become ever more ingenious and consumers are not vigilant enough. While the risk of cash-in-transit heists seems […]

Bridging the gap between what digital technology could and is doing for education

3 Jun

One just has to consider how advanced the rest of the world is in terms of Edtech (educational digital technology) to recognise that Africa has been lagging. International classrooms have seen students using laptops, iPads and tablets for a decade or two already. On top of that, education departments have been making use of various […]

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 […]

Can South Africa become a cashless, cardless community?

18 Mar

cashless and cardless

South Africa (and the rest of the world) has a considerable plastic problem. Straws have been outlawed, plastic bags are no longer free, and we’re all encouraged to re-use and recycle. Yes, the plastic problem is being addressed, but there is one that’s being overlooked. The use of plastic cards in the form of credit […]

Goodbye Windows 7, Hello Windows 10! Upgrading your windows

20 Nov

New and interesting surveys show that IT professionals aren’t entirely ready for Windows 10 and the risks that migration poses for users. In fact, the excitement of Windows 10’s arrival has overshadowed the potential risks! You may have heard that Windows 7 is at end-of-life and in just 15 months, it will be obsolete. The […]

Latest Tech & Gadget News: 5 Hot Tech Gadgets Selling Fast in 2018

9 Oct

So you think that you’ve heard about all of the latest hot tech gadgets that are selling like hotcakes across the globe, but you might be wrong. There are so many hot gadgets that have already sold in the millions, that even we can’t keep up! We highlighted a few of the weirdly wonderful tech […]

Wearing your health – Latest health tech

25 Sep

Most of us are familiar with the saying “prevention is better than cure”. The phrase draws attention to the ways in which wearables are changing preventative care. Something that cannot be overlooked is that while it’s well and good to think that prevention is better than cure, it’s also the more difficult option. Especially for […]

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 […]