I got the opportunity to chat to Microsoft South Africa MD, Mteto Nyati about the company’s TV White Spaces project. The project rolled out affordable broadband to 5 schools in Limpopo as well as the province’s University. Mteto says the TV White Spaces project had two objectives. The first was to demonstrate the technology and equipment that is available to provide high-speed broadband to South Africa…
Serious photographers take note – Canon has just announced their first dedicated telephoto zoom lens – the EF-M 55-200mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM. It is part of the EF-M lens range and is designed for the brand’s compact system camera. Here’s the stuff you really want to know: You’re looking at 55-200mm focal range It’s compact (big bulky camera bags give you back pain) Image Stabiliser to…
Yesterday, Google launched Made With Code. They've pushed more than R500 million into the coding project that aims to help girls learn to code. Made With Code is a fantastic online resource that includes female technology role models, amazing coding projects that help young girls (and even "bigger" girls) learn the basics of coding and ultimately supplies an online support system to help girls learn to…
Mecer recently launched their Smartlife M785 tablet. Maybelline have launched a gorgeous localised website for the South African market. But electronics and eye-shadow in one room? We wanted to find out if gadgets & beauty accessories go together (and also how Mecer can only charge R2 000 for a rather impressive tablet that punches way about its price point).
Damage: R2199 What you need to know: 1 Year Carry-In Warranty Less than 500g 7.85" Gorilla Glass HD Display Built in Micro SD Card Reader (for more memory) Built in GPS & 3G Quadcore 1.2 GHz CPU What we think you should know: I like pretty well made things. I’m not sure that is a “girl” thing so much as an “I like nice things” thing.…
We were completely blown away by the response to our Nokia competition to come searching for tigers with us. The entries were just incredible and choosing a winner became so difficult our editor eventually threw herself off a tall structure (no really - check it out here). We narrowed it down to three contenders and while determining how we were going to pick a winner, one of…
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- June 25, 2018
By Arielle Pieterse