Archive for April 2011

Royal Wedding Drives Mobile Messaging Traffic Surge

People weren’t just blogging, tweeting and Facebook “liking” today’s Royal Wedding. They were also frantically texting about it. Texting traffic peaked, predictably, at the start of the April 29 wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton, which began at 11 am British time. Toward the beginning of […]

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Want an iPad 2?

Now Available in South Africa! iPad 2 is thinner, lighter and even faster than the original, with the same 10-hour battery life. With two cameras, you can make FaceTime video calls and capture HD video. And the iPad Smart Cover attaches magnetically and aligns perfectly to your […]

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President Obama with iPad 2

US President Barack Obama, known for his use of a Blackberry, recently admitted that he had an iPad. Until a recent photo from the White House Flickr account, however, nobody knew which one. As it turns out, it’s an iPad 2 3G! While nobody is certain what […]

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Last Typewriter Manufacturer Closes Its Doors

Joining other discarded technologies of late, including the Flip video camera, Kodachrome, and the humble floppy disk is the typewriter, which will no longer be produced anywhere in the world. The last company on earth to produce the typewriter — Godrej and Boyce — has shut down its production plant in […]

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Sony Announces iPad Rivals

Dell. Motorola. Hewlett-Packard. Research In Motion. Barnes & Noble. It seems everyone has lined up to take a shot at Apple’s iPad. Time to add another brand to the list — perhaps the biggest yet — with Sony announcing a pair of Android tablets. The tablets, codenamed S1 and […]

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iPad Drops 500 Feet – And Survives Unscathed!


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Your iPhone Is Tracking Your Location

Two security researchers have discovered that Apple’s iPhone keeps track of a user’s location and saves that information to a file that is stored both on the device and on a user’s computer when they sync or back it up in iTunes. The researchers, Pete Warden and […]

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WACS – West Africa Cable System in South Africa

After a 14 000 kilometer journey down the West Coast of Africa, the small town of Yserfontein marks the South African landing site for the West Africa Cable System (WACS). This multi-million dollar project marks an exponential leap in South Africa’s broadband supply, which has been brought […]

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The official Nelson Mandela Twitter account

The Nelson Mandela Foundation issued a press releaseannouncing the “Return of Nelson Mandela Twitter page”. The release followed the Foundation’s recent ownership of the @NelsonMandela Twitter account. The account was created in August 2008 by Richard Millington, founder of FeverBee Limited, an online community consultancy who was contacted by the Foundation […]

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iPad 2′s In Every Room of This Sydney Hotel

The Establishment Hotel in Sydney is the first hotel to feature iPad 2s in each guest room of their hotel. The iPad 2 went on sale in Australia on the 25th of March and the hotel acted quick to pick up enough iPads to fit out all of […]

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