Google launches the new compose in Gmail by Jonathan Bossenger31 October 2012 0 Comments
Yesterday Gmail rolled out a new way to compose and reply to emails. I happened to be reading and replying to a few mails when the the new features started rolling out, so I got to experience first hand how the new system works.Composing a new email now opens a popup window with a more streamlined approach to sending emails. Its similar to how GTalk has always worked within Gmail. What's great is that this means I can flip between my inbox emails while composing a new one, something that I really missed when using a web based email interface vs a desktop client.
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-World IT Qualifications by Wesley Lynch26 September 2012 0 Comments
For many years the ICT skills shortage has confounded the industry, media, tech academies and government. With no clear progress in resolving it, IT departments continue having to over-outsource or pay exorbitant rates to obtain critical skills.