How apps are taking over computing and content by Wesley Lynch21 November 2012 0 Comments
Mobile apps are innumerable and integrated into almost all aspects of our daily lives. They have already changed computing in staggering ways, but there’s room for more innovation on a similar scale.
The “Must” of Mobile Development by Victoria Gough22 October 2012 0 Comments
The smartphone adoption rate in countries across the world is growing at a phenomenal speed. More and more users are investing in decent tablet devices and smartphones rather than laptop computers. Handheld devices are quickly becoming the must have gadget for everyone because of its functionality and device capacity.
Online Shopping on the Rise in SA by Victoria Gough15 October 2012 0 Comments
South African retailers have definitely noticed the vast increase in online shoppers over the recent months. Many of these retailers have begun to put smart “road blocks” in place to make sure their customers know they are keeping up with the times; often using social media to drive their potential clients to their web pages or sharing a link to their mobile App where customers can do their shopping.
Tourism Industry getting to grips with Social Media technology by Linda Jooste28 September 2012 2 Comments
This year was the 5th annual E-Tourism Event in Cape Town, an event that brings hundreds of destinations and travel suppliers, members of the hospitality industry, and others of the thriving tourism sector in South Africa, together to discuss technology and tourism. The major focus of this year’s event was to educate how social media is used to leverage online bookings; and also for those in the industry to sample the latest online and mobile technology available. Five years ago the panel of speakers were urging these same collectives just to get their businesses online.
Real Time Wine pops the cork on new retail mobile App by Wesley Lynch17 July 2012 0 Comments
As a member of Angelhub I recently had the opportunity to be on the advisory board of judges of the 2011 Tech4Africa Samsung Apps Ignite. This event is aimed at giving start-up businesses the exposure and chance to pitch their product or demo to an audience of techy users, investors, customers and journalists, in the hope of creating traction and sparking potential funding. Andy Hadfield, founder of Real Time Wines, with his retail mobile app for reviewing wines came first place – awarding his business start-up $5000.