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Finger Splints, Coding, Drones and R2D2: The Evolving Face of Technology and Development

Finger Splints, Coding, Drones and R2D2: The Evolving Face of Technology and Development

Blood-delivering drones? Check. 3D-printer working off grid to print finger splints? Check. Disadvantaged women trained and employed in software-developing? Check. Is this how technology can deliver for development?

8/08/2017 Saa 08:27:30
Apple ‘working on non-iPhone Apple Watch’

Apple ‘working on non-iPhone Apple Watch’

Apple is working on an Apple Watch that does not need to be paired to an iPhone, according to a report.

5/08/2017 Saa 06:29:47
This app tells you when you’re depressed. Who else does it tell?

This app tells you when you’re depressed. Who else does it tell?

A Facebook message pops up on the phone screen. “What’s going on in your world?”

22/07/2017 Saa 10:45:34
You've been charging your phone completely wrong - here's how to do it right

You’ve been charging your phone completely wrong - here’s how to do it right

I do a number of things before I go to bed – I clean my teeth, I get a glass of water, I plug my phone in to charge overnight and I shake some holy water in each corner of my room to protect me from the night screamers. Simple, everyday stuff.

7/07/2017 Saa 08:54:22
This is the holographic phone you’ll be hearing about everywhere soon

This is the holographic phone you’ll be hearing about everywhere soon

RED Hydrogen One takes the camera manufacturer to a new mobile world

7/07/2017 Saa 06:49:29
Facebook hit two billion users today and SugarCRM reminded us you are Zuck's product

Facebook hit two billion users today and SugarCRM reminded us you are Zuck’s product

Facebook’s hit two billion users. Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg took to his creation on Wednesday to share the news.

28/06/2017 Saa 06:03:22
If you get this message on WhatsApp delete it immediately

If you get this message on WhatsApp delete it immediately

A scam text message has been doing the rounds stating that WhatsApp is about to start charging people to use the service.

31/05/2017 Saa 10:25:48
If you receive this message on Whatsapp, delete it immediately

If you receive this message on Whatsapp, delete it immediately

If you get a message inviting you to change the colours on your WhatsApp, ignore it. Seriously.

19/05/2017 Saa 10:06:09
Things you should delete from Facebook immediately

Things you should delete from Facebook immediately

Facebook is the worst.

16/05/2017 Saa 07:48:18
Microsoft is killing off passwords

Microsoft is killing off passwords

Passwords are a nightmare to remember — but Microsoft thinks it has a way to do away with them for good.

19/04/2017 Saa 12:40:48
Why Are You Still Using Microsoft Word?

Why Are You Still Using Microsoft Word?

So you’re still using Microsoft Word. Seems like an odd decision in the year 2017, but I didn’t come here to judge. I’m legitimately curious why some people continue to pump their money into the MS Office Suite, despite mounting evidence that the software offers shitty security and a historically terrible user experience. So why bother?

12/04/2017 Saa 10:21:23
How to find out if someone has been stalking you on Facebook

How to find out if someone has been stalking you on Facebook

Facebook stalking gets you moody, and the terror of an accidental ’like’ in the ’Kavos 2k13’ album means the practice is probably best avoided.

4/04/2017 Saa 13:55:02
If China is not going to 'solve North Korea', the US will, says Donald Trump

If China is not going to ’solve North Korea’, the US will, says Donald Trump

The American president said his administration would ’totally’ succeed, though he did not reveal how he planned to do so.

3/04/2017 Saa 10:24:01
The smartphone is eventually going to die, and then things are going to get really crazy

The smartphone is eventually going to die, and then things are going to get really crazy

Sorry, Google and Apple: The smartphone, one day, will die. Here’s what comes after.

3/04/2017 Saa 09:39:23
Samsung Galaxy S8 is the first phone with Bluetooth 5.0

Samsung Galaxy S8 is the first phone with Bluetooth 5.0

It can support two headphones at once, too

30/03/2017 Saa 10:57:32
Samsung to sell refurbished safety-recalled Note 7 phones

Samsung to sell refurbished safety-recalled Note 7 phones

Samsung announced Monday it would sell some Note 7 smartphones that were recalled for safety reasons as refurbished devices, in an effort to manage its stockpile in an “environmentally friendly” manner.

28/03/2017 Saa 14:04:29
Microsoft is FINALLY killing off one of its most hated products

Microsoft is FINALLY killing off one of its most hated products

MICROSOFT reveals that it will no longer support this much-maligned Windows offering - although there’s really no reason why you should be using it anymore.

15/03/2017 Saa 10:02:44
Old Nokia 3310 vs new Nokia 3310: What’s changed in 17 years?

Old Nokia 3310 vs new Nokia 3310: What’s changed in 17 years?

Wondering if picking up a new Nokia 3310 is worth it when you’ve still got your old one kicking about? Here’s what’s changed

27/02/2017 Saa 13:29:51
Details of what new Nokia 3310 will look like

Details of what new Nokia 3310 will look like

The first details have emerged of the new Nokia 3310 which could be about to be re-released.

24/02/2017 Saa 13:15:04
7 earth-sized planets discovered at nearby star

7 earth-sized planets discovered at nearby star

A compact analogue of our inner solar system about 40 light years away has been discovered, the U.S. space station NASA announced at a press conference on Wednesday.

23/02/2017 Saa 10:29:15
This is the first Android smartphone in the world with 8GB of RAM

This is the first Android smartphone in the world with 8GB of RAM

Do we really need phones that have as much RAM as our computers? Apparently, we do, according to Android device makers.

6/01/2017 Saa 11:15:41
The Next Einstein Forum launches process for new class of NEF Fellows, Africa's top scientific talent

The Next Einstein Forum launches process for new class of NEF Fellows, Africa’s top scientific talent

The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) – Africa’s global forum for science in Africa – today launches its second call for applications for its NEF Fellows Programme. The new class will join 15 of Africa’s top young scientists, the NEF’s first Fellows Class, and will present their research and innovations at the NEF Global Gathering 2018, to be held in Kigali, Rwanda, in March 2018.

16/11/2016 Saa 11:07:11
Trust Automation, Inc. Contributes Revolutionary Capture Technology to Robotic Aircraft Delivering Life Saving Medical Supplies

Trust Automation, Inc. Contributes Revolutionary Capture Technology to Robotic Aircraft Delivering Life Saving Medical Supplies

Trust Automation, Inc., known for standard and custom high efficiency motors and controls as well as support system solutions, announced today that they provided critical engineering support in the development of the recovery system for Zipline International’s medical delivery drones.

8/11/2016 Saa 12:03:05
Talent discovery app comes to Africa

Talent discovery app comes to Africa

Following its success in the US and India, Indi.com, an exciting new video platform launches across Africa. It gives users the chance to be discovered through a variety of fun challenges, created by celebrities and brands.

26/10/2016 Saa 10:45:56
VW, BMW, Ford, Nissan seek Africa car-industry fixes with state talks

VW, BMW, Ford, Nissan seek Africa car-industry fixes with state talks

Volkswagen, BMW, Ford and Nissan are among automakers seeking to work with Kenyan authorities to develop an auto-manufacturing industry in the east African country, building on talks with Nigerian lawmakers about their own market.

25/10/2016 Saa 14:01:40
The iPhone has a secret one-handed keyboard NOBODY knew about until now

The iPhone has a secret one-handed keyboard NOBODY knew about until now

We spend most of our lives on our phones these days, whether it’s fighting off verbal assaults in the WhatsApp group chat or watching the endless stream of pet videos on Facebook.

21/10/2016 Saa 15:50:02
Facebook launches Messenger Lite to reduce data usage

Facebook launches Messenger Lite to reduce data usage

Facebook may have the rather lofty goal of wanting to "empower people all over the world to stay connected", but for most people the social network is just about chatting. Facebook Messenger has proved massively popular, and to cater for people with slower internet connection, the company now has Facebook Lite.

3/10/2016 Saa 14:22:48
Samsung Electronics delays re-start of Note 7 sales

Samsung Electronics delays re-start of Note 7 sales

Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Sunday it was delaying the start of new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone sales in South Korea by three days to October 1.

26/09/2016 Saa 11:34:31
Attack on Yahoo hit 500 million users

Attack on Yahoo hit 500 million users

Yahoo says hackers stole information from about 500 million users in 2014 in what appears to be the largest publicly disclosed cyber-breach in history.

23/09/2016 Saa 11:02:04
Computer Scientists Solve Mystery Of The Ein Gedi Scroll By 'Virtual Unwrapping'

Computer Scientists Solve Mystery Of The Ein Gedi Scroll By ’Virtual Unwrapping’

In 1970, archaeologists excavating the site of an ancient synagogue in Israel dug up a cylindrical lump of charcoal that looked like the remains of a scroll.

23/09/2016 Saa 10:06:57
How To Make Your Old, Slow Computer Like-New Again (it's easier than you think!)

How To Make Your Old, Slow Computer Like-New Again (it’s easier than you think!)

Clever new device is saving people hundreds (even thousands) and the big computer companies aren’t happy about it!

20/09/2016 Saa 10:31:19
Why protecting data backups is critical

Why protecting data backups is critical

In the Always-On enterprise, cyber security is an ongoing concern. More importantly, it has evolved to become not just a threat to desktop computers but the modern data centre as well

19/09/2016 Saa 12:55:56
Apple's iOS 10 iMessage Is A Huge Mess: First There Was Porn, Now There Are Nazi GIFs

Apple’s iOS 10 iMessage Is A Huge Mess: First There Was Porn, Now There Are Nazi GIFs

The iOS 10 update is just starting to roll out, but this early, adopters are already starting to spot problems such as the iMessage GIFs that depict explicit pornographic content, nudity and even Nazi memes

17/09/2016 Saa 15:05:23
The digital transformation driving change in Africa

The digital transformation driving change in Africa

Digital transformation is sweeping the world and making big inroads in Africa, where 600-million people are expected to be Internet users by 2025, when there will be four-billion connected devices on the continent.

18/08/2016 Saa 17:56:31
Scientists spooked as mystery 'alien megastructure' begins flashing

Scientists spooked as mystery ’alien megastructure’ begins flashing

A STAR that many believed could be proof of alien life has been acting very strangely.

6/08/2016 Saa 14:57:47
WhatsApp accused of retaining ‘deleted’ chats

WhatsApp accused of retaining ‘deleted’ chats

Privacy standards at Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp have been called into question by researchers who have discovered that the app routinely retains chats even after they’ve supposedly been deleted.

29/07/2016 Saa 18:13:45
How to catch fraudsters with data analytics

How to catch fraudsters with data analytics

Management of fraud and fraud-related activities such as corruption are a major concern for businesses in the region. The challenges facing the regulatory and operational environment in the Consumer and Industrial Products and Services (CIPS) sector, particularly in Kenya, have significantly evolved over the years with more players coming into the market.

28/07/2016 Saa 11:59:38
Astronomers Just Found Evidence of the First Water Clouds Outside Our Solar System

Astronomers Just Found Evidence of the First Water Clouds Outside Our Solar System

A brown dwarf star called WISE 0855 that sits just 7.2 light-years away from Earth has been hiding something surprising.

12/07/2016 Saa 10:21:12
world’s highest solar tower looks to future

world’s highest solar tower looks to future

In the middle of southern Israel’s desert, engineers are hard at work building the world’s tallest solar tower, reflecting the country’s high hopes for renewable energy.

20/06/2016 Saa 11:20:35
Lenovo looks beyond computers with slick new phones

Lenovo looks beyond computers with slick new phones

Chinese computer titan Lenovo showcased a series of new smartphones Thursday, including a keenly-awaited Tango handset and new Moto Z models that can be transformed into video projectors or powerful speakers.

A market-ready PHAB2 Pro smartphone imbued with Google-created Tango augmented reality technology was given star treatment at a Lenovo Tech World gathering in San Francisco.

10/06/2016 Saa 15:57:33

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