When you set up a blog it is relatively straight forward. You hop on Wordpress or Blogspot, bashout your blog name in their input boxes and away you go. However, a .wordpress.com or .blogspot.com is actually not ideal when you start out blogging. You need to claim a custom domain as soon as possible. There are a host of reasons as to why you want to…
In our "there's an app for that" world it becomes difficult to decide which apps to use. Well luckily for you I have made a list of the best free apps to use every day to improve your life and increase your awesomeness*. These apps will also save you time, help you manage stress, become more intelligent and maybe even solve world peace (one of these…
How do YouTubers actually make their money? The immediate assumption is that Google throws dollar bills at them. No. However, they do get a percentage of the ad revenue their channel brings in (which I'll explain later). That isn't their only form of income. The video sharing platform has opened up a host of doors for young content creators looking to amplify their content. We've all…
It has been awhile since I've written a blogging post. Mainly because I find this space to be a dirty place at the moment. There is a lot of conflict and head bashing going on. I wanted to stay out of the mix. I'm talking specifically about South Africa as this is where I'm based. But now I'm dipping my toes back into the pool and…
Last Wednesday several prominent European Twitter accounts were hacked by utilizing a flaw in the popular third-party Twitter app, Twitter Counter. BBC North America, the European Parliament, Amnesty International and UNICEF USA were just some of the Twitter accounts hacked into — and the result was tweeting Nazi-related messages in Turkish regarding the German and Danish governments. The posts have left many wondering how vulnerable their…
I'm a bit late to the party with this because I've been swamped with work but I really wanted to share this great new nonprofit organisation I found recently. Django Girls is a South African organisation that has started in Johannesburg. It has a pretty simple objective: To introduce South African girls to programming and equip them with basic skills to start building websites and blogs.…
My name is Sam. A South African geek who loves gadgets, technology and Esports. I'm obsessed with South African Esports, own far too many pairs of Converse and secretly wish I could be one of the X-Men. This little blog is a space to find friends who share my geekiness and love for gaming, gadgets and Esports. Welcome!
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- June 21, 2017
By Sam Wright