All this talk of DStv‘s BoxOffice has got me thinking. More specifically, thinking about the future of television, which all seems rather unclear at the moment. As is always the case when traditional media starts edging more and more into a digital media space, there‘s a bit of uncertainty as […]
Just as I posted on LivingSocial.com coming into South Africa, we now have Facebook Deals making its entrance. If anyone thought the social buying landscape was going to be shaken up by Groupon, it seems it is only now becoming of age.
Technologically FNB really has no equal in the South African banking space. They have an excellent internet banking platform (integrated with share trading and investment platforms), they offer several innovative mainstream products like card-less withdrawals and cellphone transfers, their use of Twitter is unparalleled (check out @RBJacobs), they have (mostly) figured out how OTP’s should work, they provide the only PayPal service in SA and they even operate as a VASP providing ADSL and VOIP services through FNBConnect. The list continues…
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1v (also known as the P7100) is a piece of hardware with an unfortunate story behind it. That little extra “v” means that this Vodafone exclusive differs from the Galaxy Tab 10.1 that will start appearing on South African shelves in the next month or two. Will you be worse off with the 10.1v than the retooled, sleeker 10.1?
It’s been a long day, and you finally decide to just zone out in front of the television and unwind. You start with your favourite channels and then proceed to lesser favourites in the hope of catching something that you find mildly entertaining.
Right folks, just when you thought the group buying industry in South Africa had a clear path till the end of 2011, along comes LivingSocial, the second biggest group buying site in the world. I mentioned before in a post that they have their own trademark and have their domain […]
Working as a Creative at Etiket provides some opportunities to deploy technology in innovative ways. As part of a campaign that we are running for The Bang Bang Club film, we were given an interview slot with some of the cast and crew from the film and I came up with the idea to livestream our interview questions from my iPhone. Indigenous Film Distribution approved the concept and we conducted a few proof of concept tests.
Many of you have possibly heard of Google Offers, a group buying division of Google, which, along with Facebook Deals, has had very little written about them after their the initial mention a few months back. The reason for this is mainly that Google Offers is still outside South Africa, […]
I can hear the collective scratching of heads across the world as people are pondering whether they should use Google+. Your tech/web friends have all loudly blabbered about it on Facebook or Twitter and now you are wondering what the fuss is all about?
In the wake of the big tech news story this week (Skype powered video chat on Facebook), one has to ask is VOIP still relevant?