This year has been a good one for celebrating pioneering ladies in various fields, from poets, writers, educators and feminists to scientists. In May, the Google Doodle celebrated four ladies in the field of science and technology. It is fantastic that these women are celebrated on such a global scale and especially as I'm being introduced to many of them for the first time. May 12…
Wireless Wipes wants to feature amazing South African women operating in the tech space. No surprise that our next showcase is Kirsty Sharman, our country’s greatest girl geek. Kirsty is a digital marketing mastermind at Retroviral by day, the writer and manager of geek blog & online store Geeks Doing Stuff by night and in between she plays parent to two fancy bulldogs. We sat down…
Buying a smartphone is hard. The latest models pass through my hands for review and even I can’t make up my mind. I love the Z2 but it is just too big and heavy. I dig the S5 but the price seems ridiculous. I think there is nothing better than iOS, but iPhone needs a better display. See where I’m going with this? I was in…
Meet 35-year-old Daniella Orkin, an artist, entrepreneur and founder of tech startup Colormeclever Digital Kids, whose first app just won an award. Daniella sat down with Tech Girl Contributor, Tanya Kovarsky to run us through what it takes to develop an app, what her best gadgets are, and why having Two Minute Noodles for breakfast are worth it in order to follow what you love doing.…
Samsung's Curved UHD TV is now available in South Africa. In case you were wondering, UHD stands for ultra high definition. The quality of the visuals means you'll feel like you're actually the one beheading someone in Game of Thrones. It's incredible technology, UHD TVs offer up something called UHD Upscaling which will give you better picture quality no matter where you got the series or movie…
Meet Rebecca Franks. A 23 year old coder living in Johannesburg. Over the next few weeks we'll be picking the brains of women that inspire us. The folks over at Wireless Wipes are sponsoring this feature and allowing us to feature the best geeks, tech heads and all round rad ladies in South Africa. Rebecca developed this funky lotto app (which you can download in the…
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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- July 18, 2017
By Sam Wright