FNB app scoops top awards

At this week’s MTN App of the year awards the FNB Banking App won in the following categories: Best iOS (Apple) App, Best BlackBerry App, Best Android App and the best Overall App. According to FNB CEO Michael Jordaan “We are really proud of this achievement, and our in house development team, FNB...

The game is the next big thing

The classic arcade games are making a comeback – on smartphones. ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK unpacks the new era in gaming.  Who remembers playing Space Invaders, Asteroids, Pac-man, or Galaxian at games arcades and in the back of corner cafes. That would be a sign of a  mis-spent youth somewhere between...

Griffin AirCurve Play: Simplicity always wins

There are hundreds of iPhones, but Sean Bacher finds that the Griffin AirCurve Player has the edge with clever engineering, simple design and ease of use.  The AirCurve Play is as simple as a gadget gets: a plastic box with a rubber dock for an iPhone 4 or 4S, that uses cleverly designed acoustics to...

Acer Aspire M3 Ultrabook – first to accept CDs

Acer has announced the latest in its Timeline Ultra family of Ultrabooks – the Aspire M3. The device features a combination SSD/hard disk, dedicated Nvidia GeForce graphics card and is the first 13” Ultrabook to include a DVD drive. The new Aspire Timeline Ultra was first unveiled at the Consumer...

SA gaming reaches R1.7bn

Gaming is bigger than movies and music in the USA, and it’s going the same way in South Africa – where it is now a R1.7-billion industry and growing. Gaming as an industry is larger than the music or movies industry and is becoming increasingly popular as more people experience the thrill of...

How VoIP can boost your business

While the Internet Protocol (IP) has enabled multiple new service provider models (such as the bundling of IT services with telephony), less airtime has been given to its enablement of innovation in enterprise business models, says ROB LITH of Connection Telecom. The main benefit of IP calls is that...

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