Fun consumer tech for the whole family

With the Easter holidays fast approaching, families are looking for fun consumer tech that caters towards the whole family, both at home and away. Matthew Hall, product manager at Rectron, shares some tech must-haves for every member of the clan. Technology has...

MTN introduces Bundle Bonanza promo

From tomorrow (16 April 2019), new MTN prepaid customers will now receive integrated bundles when they recharge with R20 or more. The R20 recharge will unlock the free benefit of 50MB of data bundles, 50 all-net minutes and 50 free SMSs. This will be available to...

Roaming tips to manage your mobile bill

If you are travelling internationally and want to manage your budget and in particular your mobile phone expenses, the first step would be to ensure your data roaming capability is set appropriately to prevent bill shock. "The reality is you don't want to be that...

Ride-request app aims to transport children

Parents in South Africa now have access to a new mobile application that aims to deliver a safe and affordable transport solution for their children to and from school and extra mural activities. Modeled on popular ride-request apps, Schoolride has been developed by a...

STC rolls out IPv6

Smart Technology Centre (STC) is one of the first Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in South Africa to roll out a full production Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) connectivity to its client infrastructure and cloud services platform. "In essence, an IP address...

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inDriver taxi app launches in SA

The ride-hailing app that lets passengers bargain for a good price, has arrived in South Africa. inDriver, used by 20-million people across more than 200 cities, has officially launched in Cape Town, with other cities to follow. The app's Real Time Deals (RTD) model...

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LG debuts Hybrid Watch

Alongside the LG V40 ThinQ, LG has announced its first hybrid smartwatch, the LG Watch W7, a wearable device that combines mechanical movement with digital functionalities. As the first LG wearable to run the new Wear OS by Google platform, the LG Watch W7 is designed...

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Viu gets SABC rights

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has signed a license agreement with global over-the-top (OTT) video service Viu, operated by PCCW Media and Vuclip. Through the partnership, Viu gains exclusive digital rights to selected SABC titles, as well as a...

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New LG V40 THINQ is ideal for content creators

The LG V40 THINQ, selling at R13 000.00 - R16 000.00 at the time of writing, is trying to live up to high expectations and, in my opinion, is moving in the right direction. There are many new and positive features in the LG V40 THINQ, including: Good quality picture...

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