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.

SA scientists create cheap computers for schools

2015-05-20 14:06

A team of students and professors at the University of the Witwatersrand are hoping to fundamentally change the educational system of the country.

London workshop teaches nuts and bolts of tech

2015-03-09 10:17

Children who have become increasingly savvy consumers of sophisticated technology, a London workshop is offering something different - a chance to get back to basics and build their own computers.

Pope: I'm a tech boob

2015-02-06 11:49

Pope Francis, who has called the internet a "gift from God", confessed that he is a disaster with technology.

Windows 10 weaves together devices

2015-01-22 08:27

Microsoft has pulled back the curtain on a coming Windows 10 operating system focused on bringing harmony to the diverse array of internet gadgets.


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.

Chromebook sales jump thanks to education sector

2015-05-21 14:03

Google's Chromebook sales are expected to reach 7.3 million in 2015, driven by the demand in the education sector, industry survey results show.

Microsoft to open flagship store in Sydney

2015-04-21 17:30

Microsoft has said it will open its first flagship store outside the US in Sydney.

Microsoft buys smartphone calendar app

2015-02-12 09:03

Microsoft has announced that it has acquired hit mobile calendar application Sunrise.

Microsoft debuts hologram goggles

2015-01-22 14:21

Microsoft has unveiled headgear that overlays holograms on the real world, in what it touted as the next generation of computing.

Intel CEO: Computing unleashed by wearables

2015-01-07 09:33

Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich has said that computing is being "unleashed" by the move to wearables.

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