Germany is investing R400 million to expand South Africa's giant MeerKAT telescope

2020-02-12 11:23

South Africa will fund the rest of the R800 million investment, which wil push MeerKAT's data storage to 100 Petabytes – or 22 million DVDs

HP makes premium PC play even as market declines

2018-05-18 16:22

Despite a shrinking PC market, HP has unveiled a set of premium devices to push its brand in South Africa.

AI's dirty little secret

2018-03-05 18:47

There's a dirty little secret about artificial intelligence: It's powered by an army of real people.

Africa's fastest supercomputer unveiled in Cape Town

2016-06-07 13:53

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has officially launched the fastest supercomputer in Africa.

Windows 10 spreads to 300mn devices

2016-05-06 10:40

Microsoft announced that its latest Windows is powering 300 million devices around the world.

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.


The best gaming monitors you can buy

2019-02-06 08:04

Gaming monitors are all about the refresh rate. These are the best gaming monitors that you can buy to optimise your gaming experience.

France prepares €1.5bn push to foster AI research

2018-03-29 22:00

President Emmanuel Macron is to unveil a bold plan to make France a centre of reference for artificial intelligence research, in a field dominated by US and Chinese players.

Google to offer new AI `supercomputer' chip via cloud

2017-05-17 22:35

Google has kept its first chip mostly for internal artificial intelligence needs, but version two has arrived - and Google is selling this one.

Weak rand hurts local PC market

2016-06-06 12:30

The declining rand has hit the growth of PCs in SA hard, says an international research organisation.

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.

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