SA man creates machine to test prototypes at a third of the cost

2017-05-08 18:18

Phumlani Ntloko has developed a simplified mobile Computer Numerical Control machine to test prototypes at less than a third of the cost of an imported unit.

How Apple alienated Mac loyalists

2016-12-21 09:02

To die-hard fans, Apple's Macintosh sometimes seems like an afterthought these days.

Microsoft aims at Apple with high-end PCs, 3D software

2016-10-27 10:34

Microsoft launched a new consumer offensive Wednesday, unveiling a high-end computer that challenges the Apple iMac along with an updated Windows operating system that showcases three-dimensional content and "mixed reality."

Researchers revive first ever 1951 computer music

2016-09-26 07:25

New Zealand researchers have restored the first recording of computer-generated music, created in 1951 on a gigantic contraption built by British genius Alan Turing.

Tshwane geek tracks down first Apollo computer

2016-09-02 12:12

A Tshwane computer engineer has tracked down one of the great treasures of the computer age – the first space flight guidance computer.

China builds world's fastest supercomputer

2016-06-20 14:21

China has built the world's fastest supercomputer using locally made microchips, the first time the country has taken the top spot without using US technology.

Free coder training coming to Joburg

2015-09-10 16:30

An ex-investment banker is launching a free two-year computer coding programme for students from any background.

Screen time may damage teens' sleep

2015-02-05 13:52

Laptops, phones and game consoles may be linked to lost sleep in adolescents.

Robotic braces help paralysed patients walk again

2014-06-27 11:07

The FDA has approved robotic leg braces for patients paralysed from the waist down that will allow them to stand and walk with some assistance.

Zombie parents, zombie kids

2013-06-05 14:35

Are parents who are tech addicts raising their kids to be junkies, too?


China to develop prototype super, super computer this year

2017-01-18 09:53

China plans to develop a prototype exascale computer by the end of the year, state media said, as it seeks to win a global race to be the first to build a machine capable of a billion, billion calculations per second.

Apple adds keyboard touch functions to Mac in major refresh

2016-10-28 11:13

Apple is announcing long-awaited updates to its Mac computers, aiming to spark consumer interest in a product line often overshadowed by newer gadgets like the iPad and iPhone

Apple to end Mac update drought with October event

2016-10-20 09:28

Apple invited media to an event October 27 where the company is expected to debut new Mac computers, ending a drought without an update for its oldest product category.

World might not be ready for quantum computers

2016-09-06 09:46

Scientists still don't understand exactly why matter behaves as it does at the quantum level. Yet they're getting better at exploiting its peculiar dynamics - in ways that may soon upend the technology business.

Acer Predator i7 is a gamer’s dream come true

2016-07-04 12:41

The Acer Predator range undoubtedly has monstrous aesthetic appeal.

Free coder training attracts huge interest

2015-09-14 09:19

Fin24 users have expressed support for a free two-year programme that plans to teach South Africans how to code.

IBM unveils 'breakthrough' computer chip

2015-07-10 09:38

IBM has unveiled a powerful new chip which the company says could boost computing power of 'everything from smartphones to spacecraft'.

PC industry still struggling

2015-01-13 09:54

Global PC shipments fell again last year, though research firms see positive signs for 2015 as the sales decline is levelling off.

Hacking your ride: Soon a reality?

2013-09-04 08:35

As cars rely more on computers what's to stop a hacker taking control from you? Not a lot, it seems - read how tech-savvy thieves can open, steer and even shut down a car with a cellphone.

Car crime syndicate dupes Gov

2013-01-03 09:11

A crime syndicate has been busted for buying vehicles at a Limpopo provincial car auctions with fake bank deposit slips - a scam that had been going on for six months.

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