At 20 years old, HDMI functionality keeps improving

This year, the humble HDMI feature celebrates 20 years in existence. According to hdmi.org, almost 10-million devices (although it must be millions more by now) containing HDMI technology are in circulation around the world. It’s latest iteration HDMI 2.1 has been...

What businesses need to know about the end of third-party cookies

In a move to charter a “course towards a more privacy-first web”, Google announced plans to phase out third-party cookies in their Chrome browser by mid-2023. By Matthew Campbell, head of SME and FTTH at Seacom This comes as part of their broader Privacy...

The biggest roadblocks to effective savings in SA

Historically, South Africans have been poor savers. However, the onset of the pandemic, coupled with a historical economic downturn has placed the importance of saving under the spotlight. And for some South Africans, this reality hit home. By Nirdev Desai, head of...

Parenting control software can help manage Internet time

Parents have been managing their children’s play and education time for generations. Similarly, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have been helping parents with controls for their kids’ access to the Internet since SA’s Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA)...

Technologies that will reinvent our digital future

2021 was a year of recovery and resilience, and one that brought extraordinary shifts in the way we live and work. Technology has been an important pillar throughout it all, helping the world to connect and collaborate, as it transformed the fundamentals of...

Digital experiences: what to expect in 2022 

Today, almost every experience a person has with an organisation will include some kind of digital component. By Greg Gatherer, account manager at Liferay Africa  The events of the past two years have only accelerated that phenomenon. What was, at one stage, something...