Investing in your employees makes strategic business sense by Suhaifa Naidoo11 February 2013 0 Comments
When business owners strategize about the growth of their company, matters such as new business, mergers and acquisitions are often highlighted and staff investments are repeatedly overlooked. During a tough economy the last thing a business owner would want to fork out for is training programs but this might be the one thing that will increase finances and productivity within the business.
25.6m sold last year, and you expect me to believe you’ve never heard of a Phablet? by Linda Jooste04 February 2013 0 Comments
I admit to having sniggered when I first saw someone press the expansive screen of their 6 inch device to their cheek, it was something between a phone and a tablet. A phablet, I was later enlightened – an endearing word merging of its parent technologies, the smartphone and the tablet device.
The world needs African solutions by Wesley Lynch23 January 2013 0 Comments
African software has had some qualified global successes, but more often than not our home-grown innovations don’t ‘take’ well in other territories.To overcome this, we need to think wider. While African solutions are often preferred in dealing with African problems, our software developers must also identify global applications for their solutions, if they are to have global success.
Games dominate Apples App Store revenue for 2012 by Suhaifa Naidoo15 January 2013 0 Comments
When new forms of technology emerged in the late 70's and early 80's, this technology targeted the gaming user. Millions were introduced to TV games, computer games and handheld portable games. When the world was introduced to mobile technology, there was no doubt that gaming would be a part of a cellphone. A device where the primary function was communication featured games such as Snake.
e-Books set to dominate as low-cost readers hit the market by Wesley Lynch08 January 2013 0 Comments
Three years after the Kindle first became available in South Africa (and two years after the birth of the iPad),consumption of digital content still hasn’t hit its stride locally. Given the exciting functional advances of mobile e-readers, this seems odd. What is the hold-up?