IT, New Media & Software

With the recent volatility of the price of fuel in South Africa, many South Africans find themselves not knowing whether to fill up sooner rather than later, and a misstep could easily cost you over R100. FillApp is a locally developed app, by TouchFoundry, that solves this problem. It’s designed…
Syntech appointed as official distributor for TOTOLINK Networking products. TOTOLINK, Korea’s leading provider of wireless and networking solutions is now available in South Africa. The range of networking equipment designed to deliver the latest technology at competitive price points includes Wireless routers, Wireless USB adapters, Wireless PCI-E Adapter and Switches.…
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – January 28, 2015 – Under the banner “Creating Possibilities, Shaping the Future,” Samsung Electronics South Africa has unveiled its vision for smarter living at the company’s 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) press conference. Attended by more than 1,700 industry partners and media, Samsung showcased its…
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 27 January, 2014 – The evolving consumer landscape has seen a significant rise in the demand for premium goods in recent years, presenting the need for a similar premium sales service. Samsung Electronics South Africa understands these dynamics and as a result has announced its latest solution,…
Thursday, 22 January 2015 15:18

Moving to the World of IP Cameras

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The surveillance market as we know it is moving to the world of IP Cameras and devices. IP is the latest and greatest technology out there at the moment in terms of surveillance. The advantages you have are that you are able to access live images off a network camera from…
Digital forensics - the examination of cellphones, tablets and personal electronics in criminal, civil, domestic and missing persons investigations are dramatically changing the way cases are worked and solved. While technology has created new portals for predators searching for victims, it's also leaving telltale trails for forensic examiners. It's the…
It’s unclear who hacked Sony Pictures Entertainment on Nov. 24, but there are the telltale signs of a carefully orchestrated attack. Rick Crouch, founder and owner of Rick Crouch & Associates said “Sony Pictures Entertainment appears to have been victimized by what experts call an advanced persistent threat. (APT)” “The…
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 11:46

Engaging Education Through Technology

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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – December 17, 2014 — Governments and schools are realising that they have to prepare the youth to operate effectively in a 21st century workforce. Today, teachers and school administrators are leveraging technology to improve their standard of learning and with limited IT resources, decision makers in…
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 09:30

Samsung Offers Customised TV Solutions for SA Conditions

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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, December 17, 2014 – Samsung Electronics South Africa recognises the country’s challenges with regards to its electricity demand. The reality of load shedding and regular power outages in South Africa result in an inconsistent power supply, requiring solutions that are customised for the region. “In response to…
Monday, 15 December 2014 16:34

Preparing the Perfect Festive Spread

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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, December 15, 2014 – The festive season is upon us and it’s the time of year when many are in need of a little inspiration to ensure the perfect feast, whilst not compromising on being with family by spending too much time in the kitchen. “It is…
Monday, 15 December 2014 16:27

Hospitality Industry Now Smarter than Ever

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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, December 15, 2014 - The hospitality industry has experienced tremendous change over the last ten years, with technology becoming the bedrock that today’s customer experience is built on. The IBM Hotel 2020 Hospitality Paradox Study* showed that while 68% of travellers see little or no difference between…
Monday, 15 December 2014 09:37

Samsung Electronics Acquires Proximal Data

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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, December 15, 2014 – Samsung Electronics South Africa has invested significantly into the medical sector, with the aim of using the latest in technological innovation to assist in delivering transformational change in the health sector in Africa. Through its Health and Medical Equipment portfolio, Samsung has developed…
This November, Gartner published its Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving. The Magic Quadrant positions vendors in a particular market segment based on completeness of vision and ability to execute. GWAVA's archiving solution, Retain, made it into the quadrant as an innovative and future-oriented software. Gartner analysts Alan Dayley, Garth Landers, Anthony…
Thursday, 27 November 2014 12:33

Concern soars as video of Ugandan nanny goes viral!

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Concern soars as video of Ugandan nanny goes viral!   Foscam has seen an increased amount of concern for the safety of toddlers and babies alike after the disturbing video of the Ugandan nanny was exposed on the internet.    Since it went viral, concerned parents have been ordering Fosbaby…
Wednesday, 26 November 2014 15:10

Home Entertainment at Its Best

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  JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – November 26, 2014 - A Television is often more than just an electronic device in the corner of a living room. In recent years it has become part of a complete home entertainment experience, incorporating state-of-the-art technology, design, picture quality and sound - all contributing…

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