The Smart TV

  By Snethembab Ngcobo The concept of smart TV has transcended from just TV that can connect to the internet to the buyer having to compare which pre-installed apps and an operating system would be best for them, before making a decision.  The ability to connect to the internet is still standard in the production …

Inside Out

  By: Snethemba Ngcobo The new Disney Pixar movie opened at Sterkinekor on Friday the 19th of June and as usual it seems that the team at Pixar have not disappointed. The film looks into the “feelings of feelings”. Sounds crazy right but it’s an amazing concept, in my opinion. The story follows the emotional …

Live-In Robots

By: Snethemba Ngcobo Some of us might find the idea of Robots that speak and move independently a bit strange but none of us can deny that interactive AI is more of a commodity than ever.  At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held in Las Vegas, over a dozen firms were promoting new kinds …

Vivaldi: Fancy New Browsing

By:  Snethemba Ngcobo A new internet browser has hit the markets, created by the former CEO of Opera Mini, John Von Tetzchner, we welcome Vivaldi…The new browser has a whole lot of nifty features and functions that the commonly used Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Firefox have not yet introduced; here are some of the …

SA ON THE BRINK OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES

By Snethemba Ngcobo Earlier this year, South African Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor announced that South Africa is in the process of building a new cleanroom, this facility has cost the government 30 million rand to build.  The function of the cleanroom, amongst other things, is to facilitate the production of hand held …

Nokia Buys Out France Based Competitor

By: By: Snethemba Ngcobo You, your friends and probably every adult member in your family has at some point owned a Nokia handset.  Not to assume too much, but that point was most likely during the late nineties, to the mid two thousands.  This was during a time at which Nokia monopolized the industry when …