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    Bryan Smith

    Tech journalist, podcaster, photographer, filmmaker, and general manager of Bandwidth Blog. Follow Bryan on Twitter: @bryansmithSA

    Google debuts Android for Work

    In December last year, Apple announced a new partnership with IBM to supplement the iPhone and iPad’s role in Enterprise. Now, in February 2015, Google has released its own reply in the form of Android for Work. The move, not only in response to Apple’s interest in enterprise, will pit Google […]

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    HTC flaunts new BoomSound speakers

    With their newest flagship – the One M9 – set to release less than a week from today – HTC has geared up an entirely new ad campaign to market the forthcoming phone’s new BoomSound speakers. Competing for attention with Samsung’s incoming Galaxy S6 – as both handsets will be […]

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    YouTube releases child-friendly app

    To the relief of all parents anxiously watching their children navigate the minefield of the internet, the YouTube – under Google – has released a child-friendly app client aptly named YouTube Kids. YouTube’s group product manager, Shimrit Ben-Yair, cites that the decision was made following many requests from parents to help make navigating YouTube a far […]

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    Google Inbox expands to more devices

    Today marked a great turn of events for Google’s new Inbox mail service, as the service expanded into several new platforms, including the Firefox and Safari desktop browsers, as well as launching native iOS and Google Play apps for the iPad and Android tablets respectively. On launch, Inbox initially worked inside […]

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    Sony reveals SmartEyeglass

    Following Google’s recent announcement that development and production of their hyped Glass headset would be cancelled in favour of refining the technology into a myriad of new products slated for the future, Sony has announced their own take on Google’s fallen son in the form of SmartEyeglass. Yes, that’s one […]

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    Flickr experiments with beta Camera Roll

      Stepping into the arena against dozens of behemoths bent on ultra-neat photo management, Flickr has released a new beta featured dubbed – as Apple fans have had used once again since iOS 8.1 – Camera Roll. Flickr’s Camera Roll is a browser-based desktop interface aimed at neatly presenting your uploaded photographs in […]

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    Opinion: the iPod is now history

    In the early noughties, the dashing playboy conglomerate Apple launched a revolutionary product. In totality, it was a fairly simple device; a white brick of musical power that brought the tones of divas and the raw power of guitars to the masses. It was called the iPod, and everyone had […]

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