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Digital radio set for SA debut

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 29 August 2014  -  884 Views  -  0 Comments
Sentech, in partnership with the National Association of Broadcasters, will launch a digital radio trial within weeks and South Africans can tune in, provided they buy a receiver. State-owned broadcasting signal distributor Sentech, in partnership with the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB... Read Article

African prints and neon colour in full swing this spring

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 29 August 2014  -  1,613 View  -  0 Comments
Local designer and owner of Nkosazana Creations, Sibongile Vilakazi (30), has been working in the fashion industry for over seven years. Dumelang News got a chance to speak to the Goldfields Chamber of Business Youth Entrepreneur of the year runner up for 2013 about the upcoming fashion trends. “... Read Article

SA gets first Bitcoin vending machine

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 22 August 2014  -  872 Views  -  0 Comments
SA has its first Bitcoin vending machine, allowing users the ability to get Bitcoin for their rands instantly South Africa’s first Bitcoin vending machine has been installed, giving users the ability to get Bitcoin in exchange for rand. The difference between a Bitcoin ATM and a Bitcoin vending... Read Article

MTN big loser in match-up

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 08 August 2014  -  912 Views  -  0 Comments
Vodacom and Telkom Mobile have emerged well from a new report into post-paid tariff plans in South Africa. Overall, Vodacom has South Africa’s best post-paid mobile plan, new data from telecommunications research firm Tarifica claims to show, with Telkom Mobile coming in a close second. Virgin... Read Article

HTC opens SA office, again

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 15 July 2014  -  2,029 Views  -  0 Comments
HTC has dropped Ingram Micro as its local distributor in South Africa. The Taiwanese company has decided yet again to have a direct presence in the country, working with a fulfilment partner, Brightstar. “It is not the first time that HTC has come back into the country and there have been a few... Read Article

Z3 in SA: BlackBerry’s elixir?

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 July 2014  -  1,732 View  -  0 Comments
There’s a lot riding on the Z3, BlackBerry’s new smartphone for price-conscious consumers. A hot seller in Indonesia, BlackBerry is now introducing the device in South Africa, a market where its brand is still relatively strong. BlackBerry has launched its latest smartphone in South Africa. Called... Read Article

How to Look Toned in Under 10 Seconds

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 20 June 2014  -  1,468 View  -  0 Comments
These in-a-pinch fitness tricks can help create the appearance of a leaner, more defined body--instantly Ears Over Shoulders: Rounded shoulders can shorten your torso, making it look thicker than it really is. Picture wearing long, dangly earrings; they should always touch the tops of your... Read Article

Amazon unveils long-awaited Fire Phone

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 20 June 2014  -  827 Views  -  0 Comments
Amazon announced its first smartphone, a bold move into a sector currently dominated by Apple and Samsung. CEO, Jeff Bezos unveiled the Fire Phone, a smartphone with a 4.7-inch 3D display, a 2.2 GHz quad-core processor, a 13 megapixel rear-facing camera and 2 GB of RAM. The device, which has a... Read Article

Sony is winning the console war

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 13 June 2014  -  2,360 Views  -  0 Comments
Sony are winning the console wars for the first time in nearly a decade, a company official, offering a rare bright spot on the firm’s otherwise troubled balance sheet. Stellar sales of the new PlayStation 4 gave the Japanese electronic giant a huge leg up over rival Nintendo, which has dominated... Read Article

Hot drinks to keep you warm this winter...

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 13 June 2014  -  3,510 Views  -  0 Comments
Enjoy winter than with cosying up with a nice, hot cup of something delicious? Here is a list of tasty and healthy hot drinks that could improve your skin, control your hunger, or alleviate your anxiety. Hot cinnamon spiceRemember those Fireball hot candies from your childhood? This black tea is a... Read Article

9 Microwave Tricks That Make Your Food Amazing

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 06 June 2014  -  1,062 View  -  0 Comments
Tired of eating rubber sole? Try these secret nuking tricks... Microwaves get a bad rap for making everything taste like cardboard, zapping all nutrition from your food, and emitting dangerous energy waves, but let’s be fair. “Any preparation or cooking of food can decrease the level of nutrients,... Read Article

Google surpasses Apple as world’s most valuable brand

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 26 May 2014  -  786 Views  -  0 Comments
After 3 years dominating the #1 spot in BrandZ’s “Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands” rankings, the king has just been dethroned. According to their 2014 rankings, Google is now the top dog after growing a whopping 40% from last year and carrying a brand value of $159 billion. Apple? Well, they’re... Read Article

Vodacom gives free 1GB to all clients

Article  -  Posted on Saturday, 10 May 2014  -  1,025 View  -  0 Comments
Mobile operator Vodacom is giving 1GB of free data to all of its 33m-plus customers in South Africa. The only catch is that if they want it, they have to use it this Sunday, the day it is made available. The mobile operator, which is keen to drive up the number of people using data services on its... Read Article

Google launches SA elections hub

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 17 April 2014  -  1,029 View  -  0 Comments
Google has launched an online South African Elections Hub as the country gears up to go to the polls. Google has launched an online South African Elections Hub as the country gears up to go to the polls in three weeks’ time. The Internet giant describes the hub as an online portal where voters,... Read Article

6 Ways to Make Getting Up Early Work for You

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 14 April 2014  -  50,032 Views  -  0 Comments
To accomplish a big goal, such as launching a new business, writing a novel or starting an exercise regime, productivity experts will often suggest getting up early. You can get a lot done in a quiet house with no distractions or interruptions. While this is sound advice, it’s easier said than done... Read Article

Nokia 3310 gets 41-megapixel, Windows phone makeover

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 14 April 2014  -  2,811 Views  -  0 Comments
Heritage, much-loved and foolproof handset brought back from the ashes with powerful PureView imaging capabilities. Initially released in the year 2000, the Nokia 3310 went on to be one of the most successful mobile phones ever. More than 125 million were sold and, thanks to a small group of Nokia... Read Article

Orange talks up SA Wi-Fi plans

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 April 2014  -  596 Views  -  0 Comments
French telecommunications giant Orange, which has said previously that it is interested in playing more aggressively in South Africa’s telecoms industry, has announced plans to launch a Wi-Fi network in the country through its Orange Horizons subsidiary.In a statement, the company says it will... Read Article

Wingman condom set to fly

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 07 March 2014  -  2,661 Views  -  0 Comments
THE Wingman, a new condom from the Netherlands, has won the iF Gold Award 2014. A prize which is considered the highest international distinction, “the Oscar for product design.” Newcomer Wingman now joins a line of renowned winners such as Apple, Nokia, Philips and Porsche. It’s the first time a... Read Article

Lavish wedding for Mugabe’s daughter

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 04 March 2014  -  5,424 Views  -  0 Comments
Zimbabwe’s first family’s wedding date on Saturday was a lavish extravaganza in the grounds of President Robert Mugabe’s home, one of the largest houses in sub- Saharan Africa. In an elaborate and well stage-managed wedding, daughter Bona Mugabe, in a sparkling white gown, was married in a huge... Read Article

Mobile call costs cut in half

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 31 January 2014  -  1,728 View  -  0 Comments
After months of consultations with the telecommunications industry, the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) has announced that mobile termination rates will be halved as of March this year. Speaking to journalists from the regulator’s head office in Sandton on Wednesday, Nomvuyiso... Read Article