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The ongoing bidding war for Nokia mapping service, HERE

There’s a lot of hoopla surrounding the possible sale of HERE, Nokia’s digital mapping service. A bidding war has erupted between major players in the car manufacturing and technology sectors… and for very good reason. All indicators point to the sale of HERE, which…

June 24, 2015

Apple Watch is all about function, not form

Since its recent release, millions of people have bought and tried the Apple Watch. And it seems many are not as enamoured with the watch’s looks as they had expected to be. Apple wanted the watch to appeal to the fashion conscious – both…

June 23, 2015

Censoring the Internet: Can online content be regulated?

It is impossible to censor the Internet, to stop people from publishing whatever they want online. We all know this. Well, everyone except the Film and Publications Board (FPB), it seems… because it would appear the FPB is attempting to do exactly that. Earlier…

May 25, 2015

Why apps like Snapchat don’t take off in SA

The use of the Internet and social media in South Africa is vastly different to other parts of the world. Apps which are hugely popular in the US or UK, like video and photo sharing app Snapchat for instance, hardly feature here at all.…

May 8, 2015

Tinderbox of online dating: A solution to everlasting love?

More and more people are going online to meet new people, go on dates and, in some cases, just have a little fun. But is this the solution to finding long-term love? Increasingly, it appears this is the case. Despite some remaining stigma, the…

April 23, 2015