Tech

News

04.08.2020 | 11:58 AM

These 3D printed tiles are helping restore devastated coral reefs

03.08.2020 | 12:17 PM

Why the car of the future is more like a Lego set than a flying vehicle

03.08.2020 | 11:21 AM

This work scheduling strategy can save you hours per week

31.07.2020 | 10:36 AM

Why African tech start-ups should worry about big tech

29.07.2020 | 05:24 PM

4 expert tips for businesses to build an environmentally and socially responsible brand

29.07.2020 | 09:56 AM

Twitter contractors reportedly used internal tools to spy on celebrities

28.07.2020 | 12:38 PM

This seaweed extract outperforms Covid-19 drug remdesivir in the lab

28.07.2020 | 12:16 PM

Dyson releases more free science experiments for kids in quarantine

27.07.2020 | 01:08 PM

Google is working on the next generation of wearable technology – smart tattoos

27.07.2020 | 11:49 AM

These simple life hacks could help you fight Covid-19

25.07.2020 | 11:26 AM

Why the world needs more Leonardo Da Vincis

22.07.2020 | 12:39 PM

AI will never be worse than having a micromanaging boss. Here’s why

21.07.2020 | 11:40 AM

Children are spending more time in front of screens than ever. Should parents be worried?

21.07.2020 | 11:16 AM

Tired being stuck at home? This website lets you peek out windows from different parts of the world

20.07.2020 | 03:29 PM

Apple now offering access to audio and localised news stories

18.07.2020 | 11:37 AM

The curious case of banning Chinese Tech companies (Huawei and soon Tik Tok)

16.07.2020 | 06:56 PM

Has the pandemic impacted human behaviour?

16.07.2020 | 02:13 PM

Mandela Day 2020: Here’s how to become a stem cell donor without leaving your home

16.07.2020 | 12:24 PM

10 essential browser tweaks to get rid of the web’s biggest annoyances

15.07.2020 | 01:29 AM

Here’s how to block distracting noises when working from home

All Tech Stories

10 essential browser tweaks to get rid of the web’s biggest annoyances

This rusty ol’ internet of ours sure has a lot to offer, but man, oh man, can it be annoying to use. From ad-infested websites to autoplaying videos and an endless array of pop-up provocations, […]

After eating the traditional media industry, technology is now coming for the education sector

The tech industry has completed its job of eating the media industry. Just ask the Media 24 journalists whose jobs are on the line partly because of Covid-19 but mainly due to the decline of […]

All the tech features in the new Mercedes S-Class

When it comes to technology, the S-Class has always led the way for Mercedes-Benz products, blazing the trail with new gadgets that will eventually filter down to humbler models in the range. The 2021 Mercedes […]

Microsoft wages war against Covid-19 online scams

Microsoft has won a court order letting it seize domain names used in phishing scams referencing the coronavirus, the company announced on Tuesday. The company first spotted the criminal organisation using phishing attacks in December to […]

This app is helping to fight a swarm of dessert locusts in Kenya

Lorugum village in northwest Kenya is under siege – but it’s not what you might think.  Currently, hundreds of thousands of young desert locusts are perched on trees, shrubs, and in the grass. In the […]

Why robots are needed now more than ever

The entry of robots into the mainstream has been resisted for valid reasons such as its impact on jobs. Current health circumstances however should inspire a review of that perception. The risk exposure by some […]

Apple’s ‘virtual key’ will allow owners to unlock their car with their phone

In September 2019, Apple introduced a new U1 chip into its latest iPhone models. The chip utilises a wireless technology called ultra wideband (UWB), referred to by Apple as “GPS at the scale of your […]

Virtual Event about the Virtual World: An Event not to be missed

In small ways and in big ways, our world is about to change. The 2020s are already seeing more change than we’ve seen in decades. Society and users of technology have undergone 3 major phases […]

What will follow after Smartphones?

Below is an excerpt from the new book The Infinite Retina: Spatial Computing, Augmented Reality, and how a collision of new technologies are bringing about the next tech revolution, by Robert Scoble  and Irena Cronin. […]

Apple event reveals what’s in store for the virtual future

The Apple event this week was a foregleam of things to come in the technology world. For the very first time in the history of the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, the event was hosted virtually. […]

This is how hotels may become contactless in the near future

It should come as a surprise to no one that hotels have suffered under Covid-19. With travel down, hotel occupancy has hit all-time lows, and hoteliers are trying to figure out how to coax visitors […]

Diversity lessons for SA tech companies from Google

No one knows how technology would function or look if black technologists were part of development teams of most technologies that we use today. The technology industry has by design excluded black technologists. The George […]

With online fatigue at an all-time high, emotionally aware technology could be the next biggest invention

Growing up in the Middle East, one of my most vivid childhood memories was the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990. Overnight, our world changed. My parents lost their jobs, their home, their savings. In […]

This is how George Floyd inspired a major tech decision

The brutal murder of George Floyd has inspired an important decision in the development of facial recognition technology. IBM took a very significant decision aimed at preventing abuse of technology in the hands of the […]

All you need to know about the Playstation 5 online launch event

Sony’s next generation game console, the Playstation 5 is finally set to be revealed on 11 June in a much-anticipated virtual event.  The presentation, which was initially scheduled for 4 June, was postponed out of […]

People are losing trust in social networking sites. Here’s how they can rebuild it

After Facebook employees led a rare revolt over the company’s refusal to take down misleading and violence-promoting posts by Donald Trump, Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday that the company would rethink the way it moderates […]

Comic Con Africa 2020 goes online

With the indefinite ban on large gathering still in effect, the 2020 annual Comic Con Africa event will be moving over into the virtual space.  Lovers of all things geek and pop culture can look […]

Facebook releases new data sets and visual maps to help fight Covid-19

In 2017, Facebook launched their Data for Good initiative with the aim of helping their partners with data to make progress on major social issues. And, since the onset of Covid-19, the project has been […]

See More Stories