New undersea cable to link Africa to the Americas and Europe

Plans have been reveled for a new undersea fiber-optic cable, which aims to link Africa, South America, North America and Europe. The Wasace cable, which  is being project managed by the David Ross Group of the US is a high-capacity submarine telecommunications cable to serve the African continent. The Wasace Cable Company Worldwide is quoted by TechCentral as …

Review: The world’s cheapest tablet – the Aakash

While most competitors in the tablet market are falling all over each other to become the next ‘iPad killer’, the Indian Aakash tablet is taking a different approach. According to Gearburn, the device already has  over 300 000 pre-launch bookings for its commercial version – which goes on sale in December 2011. Why? Well, the Aakash tablet (also known …

Broadband prices: SA vs the world

According to a report published on MyBroadband.co.za, South Africa measures up well against international average entry-level DSL tarrifs, but doesn’t do so well in terms of price-per-Mbp. Point-Topic released their Q3 2011 Broadband Tariff Benchmark report, comparing broadband prices globally according to access technology and service descriptions. Entry level prices The report revealed that the average …

HTC brings EVO 3D to South Africa

HTC has announced that the HTC EVO 3D is now available in South Africa. The smartphone promises a glasses-free 3D experience and enables the capturing of 3D home movies and stills with its dual 5-megapixel cameras. Equipped with the latest HTC Sense experience, the “stylishly rugged”  HTC EVO 3D is driven by a 1.2-gigahertz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon …