Category: general

Telecoms, ASDL, FTTC, Communications

Top 5 Tips To Keep Your Telecoms Up To Date

Telecoms is a major pillar in any business enterprise that wishes to thrive. Having the right knowledge on how to go about it is always a good start. Below are the 5 tips that can assist you in keeping your telecoms up to date.

Cellucity, Mobile Communication, mobile telecommunications, Smartphones

Cellucity — Mobile Communication At Its Best

South Africa’s mobile telecommunications and mobile sector has come a long way over the years.The retail environment for mobile phones in South Africa continues to see transformation, as cheaper versions of smartphones enter the market and more mobile phone operators fight for market share across the country. One name that can never be ignored in this sector is Cellucity.

technology and telecommunications skills, Telkom, Engineers, Cisco Engineers

Most Sough After Tech & Telecoms Qualifications in South Africa

South Africa is a fast growing economy.There is therefore the never ending need for skills to push the economic agenda of the country.The telecoms and technology sector in particular has experienced tremendous which has necessitated the need for more skilled personnel. Below are some of the most desirable technology and telecommunications skills in the country.

Digital Solutions, Digicall, Financial Services

Digicall – About Digital Solutions

The internet is an effective machine which is driven by innovative digital solutions.These digital solutions provide a solid base on which economic and social ideas can be driven. One business organisation in South Africa that has come to the party in this regard is Digicall Group.

Hanx Writer

Hanks Hanx Writer Typewriter App Dominates

Tom Hanks is known for box office hits; a select group of individuals know about his love of the keys of a typewriter. Recently Tom Hanks launched his typewrite app for iPad – Hanx Writer – and since the launch, the app has dominated. It currently ranks number 1 in free apps and already boasts a 4.5 star rating, based on over 1000 reviews. An avid typewriter collector, Hanks has been collecting typewriters since the 70s...

MTN

MTN Gives Us HD Voice

Adaptive Multi-Rate Wideband, or AMR-WB is a new technology that is set to dramatically change voice-calls in SA. MTN customers with a smart device may have noticed a marked improvement in phone call quality in the recent weeks. More commonly known as HD Voice, this technology is a patented speech audio coding standard  developed to improve the speech quality of calls made and to reduce background noise to deliver clearer audio. Even when a caller is...

Twitter

Your Twitter timeline May Soon Be Filled By Accounts You Don’t Follow

Known for subtly testing out new features on a small group of users; Twitter is currently testing a new feature that could see your timeline filled with tweets from accounts you don’t even follow. This time, Twitter is testing out its core function; the follow system. Flagged by a user, reports were abound with users seeing tweets in their feed from an account they didn’t follow, because that account was followed by someone they did follow. According to...

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The Five Biggest Threats to Your Kids’ Internet Privacy

For the longest time we’ve been threatened with: “stop it, or it will go on your permanent record”. First, it was your teacher in school when you were being disorderly; in your adult-life, it is the laws of society that keep you from doing bad for fear of being incarcerated. In 2014, it is very difficult to not leave a digital trail, whether you are a child or a fully grown adult. From the moment you...

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Finally: A browser add-on that lets you copy and paste text out of images and memes

Ever ended up on those horrible sites where the text is saved as a JPEG, making selecting and copying text impossible? In comes the Project Naptha browser extension. Created by developer Kevin “Antimatter15” Kwok, Project Naptha is a complete text and Optical Character Recognition (OCR) suite, packed into a JavaScript browser extension. With the suite you can now use your mouse to select and convert (an image stored as an outline) into pixels that can be...

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Yookos: Africa’s Facebook?

Launched in 2011, Yookos is a social networking site aimed at people across the African continent. Almost identical to Facebook, the site allows users to connect with friends, publish status updates, write blog posts and engage with others in extended networks. The social networking site is currently headquartered in Johannesburg. Yookos has been touted as a site that is different and allows the community to communicate on a deeper level. It was formed as a way...