ARTICLES RELATING TO COMPUTING

Windows 10 gets new Facebook, Instagram apps

2016-04-29 09:39

Facebook has rolled out applications tailored to Microsoft's latest operating system for the social network as well as its Messenger and Instagram services.

Positive response on iPhone trade-in, says iStore

2016-04-22 12:04

Local Apple distributor the iStore says its trade-in programme for iPhones and MacBooks is proving to be successful.

'R120k for a laptop? You must be crazy' - Fin24 users

2016-03-09 11:38

While many Fin24 users love the specs of a pricey new laptop, the price is a turn-off to some.

'Growing demand' for Raspberry Pi in SA

2016-03-01 13:27

Interest in South Africa is high for the Raspberry Pi customisable computer which was originally developed for education.

Price drives SA laptop rentals

2015-10-14 14:19

Increasing price pressure on laptops have resulted in more people delaying purchases or resorting to renting PCs, says a retailer.

Gumtree launches laptop price checker

2015-09-21 09:55

The classifieds provider has launched a laptop price checker in South Africa so that buyers and sellers can compare prices.

Drowning rand to impact PC prices

2015-09-11 09:37

The declining rand could see a sharp increase in the price of laptops, says a local retailer.

MWEB sheds light on Virtual Machine outage

2015-07-21 14:39

Internet Solutions has apologised to customers following an outage of its MWEB Virtual Machine.

Global PC market in downward spiral

2015-07-08 15:11

Computers are expected to experience decline in 2015, but will recover once the latest version of Windows becomes available, says an industry watcher.

PC market takes a tumble

2015-06-15 09:43

The bottom has fallen out of the PC market in the Middle East and Africa due to currency fluctuations and resource price instability, a survey has found.

 

New Acer laptops heading to SA

2016-04-25 14:48

Computer maker Acer has announced that it is bringing its new series of notebooks to South Africa.

Review: Acer Aspire R11 - a device for all occasions

2016-03-22 10:44

It is true that the traditional laptop is taking various forms and names in recent times. As advances are made in the tech industry, our gadgets become smaller and more convenient to use, anywhere and everywhere.

R120 000 gaming laptop launched in SA

2016-03-07 15:12

Gamers in SA are set to drool with the launch of a dedicated laptop aimed specifically at them.

Android overtakes Windows as world goes mobile

2016-01-20 12:07

There is increasing evidence that people are shifting from traditional computers to mobile devices.

Free internships to prepare SA coders

2015-09-28 09:41

A Johannesburg academy is aiming to equip self-taught coders with free internships to prepare them for jobs in large corporations.

Technology 'doesn't make' school kids smarter

2015-09-16 08:15

Computers do not noticeably improve school pupils' academic results and can even hamper performance, an OECD report has said.

Windows 10 spreads to 75 million devices

2015-08-27 08:23

Microsoft has said that Windows 10 has spread to more than 75 million devices since the new operating system was released.

Computer glitch grounds flights

2015-07-10 08:23

All United Airlines flights have been grounded for almost two hours due to a computer hardware problem.

Windows 8.1 finally overtakes XP

2015-07-02 10:34

Despite a slow start, Microsoft's Windows 8.1 has finally overtaken Windows XP which is no longer supported.

Weaker rand pushes laptop prices up

2015-05-25 14:43

South Africans could see an increase in the price of laptops as the rand continues its downward slide against major international currencies, says a retailer.

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