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Filed Under:Technology / Internet
Posts on Regator:645
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Archived Since:August 11, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Lantern – Free Data Forever… from Space

This must be the best thing to happen to education since, well since forever. One laptop per child couldn’t come close to Lantern. With almost everyone in Africa having access to a mobile phone and soon smart mobile devices with Wifi. Show More Summary

How To Stream Your Favourite Live Sports for Free Online

Has there ever been a time when you’ve found yourself somewhere in the wwworld outside the South African time one and your favourite live sports was being played but the country you’re in doesn’t show cricket, rugby or even tennis? You...Show More Summary

Mapping the Cape Town Start-Up Economy

Many Cape Town Startups have come an gone over the years. Some sold while others folded or flipped. One thing is for sure: Cape Town is the Startup captial of South Africa. A recent project brought to us by the local media Goliath 24.com (the same people who are sponsoring … The post Mapping the Cape Town Start-Up Economy appeared first on Web AddiCT(s); by Rafiq Phillips.

Psychology & Money with Christo Davel #my22seven

Last Friday I was lucky enough to be invited to attend an intro session to the finance app for humans by 22seven. They’re a mobile first company so you can do everything important from signing up to adding bank accounts on the iOS and Google Android apps. Show More Summary

Stick It to Your Selfies

The selfie phenomenon has just been upgraded with the introduction of Selfie Stick to the South African market. What exactly is a Selfie Stick you may be wondering. Simply put, it’s an extendable Monopod, think one leg of a tripod camera stand with a clasp for you smart phone. The … The post Stick It to Your Selfies appeared first on Web AddiCT(s); by Rafiq Phillips.

Springlab.co an Incubator with a Difference

Somewhere in the suburb of Observatory, one of the many undergoing regeneration on the outskirts of Cape Town’s central business district, is the Springlab office. Unlike most technology companies it felt like walking into a warm and comfortable home. Show More Summary

Rand Fishkin coming to Cape Town

Mike Perk just emailed the following to everyone on the HeavyChef mailing list: When I started in the digital industry in the mid-90’s, it was as an enthusiastic Search Engine Optimiser. It was like the Wild West, playing cat and mouse...Show More Summary

Toolani Review – Make Cheap International Phonecalls

This holiday season, along with the gifts that will be bought, you’ll also be making many more calls to loved ones all around the wwworld. A recent app that was brought to my attention & allows you to make cheap international call is Toolani. Show More Summary

SanDisk Ultra USB Dual Drive – perfect Xmas stocking filler

As most of you who are reading this celebrate Christmas I decided to share something with you that’ll be a perfect stocking filler. The SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive. We all need a flash disk some time or another and there is always one lying around somewhere at home. Show More Summary

A Guaranteed Way Marketers & PR Can Reach South African blogs

If you are a Public Relations Professional or Marketing on behalf of a brand blogger outreach can be a very time consuming process. Most people who blog in South Africa do it as a hobby and earn little or no income from their very own digital spaces in the wwworld. Show More Summary

Goodbye Adsense Cheques, Hello EFT!

This blog’s secondary income source has always been Google Adsense. Back in the day when hosting with unlimited bandwidth was unheard of in South Africa. Facebook and Twitter didn’t exist and it was one of the few ways we could connect with like minded individuals. Show More Summary

Win a Ticket to WordCamp Cape Town 2014

It’s truly amazing to see how WordPress as well as the WordPress ecosystem has evolved in Cape Town over the past few years. From a group of bloggers who have been sharing ideas in a small tight-knit community to a massive & diverse community ranging from student who want to … The post Win a Ticket to WordCamp Cape Town 2014 appeared first on Web AddiCT(s); by Rafiq Phillips.

Smart Kicka — a minimalistic (feature) phone with smartphone capabilities

In South Africa and most sub-saharan countries, mobile phone penetration has surpassed the 100% penetration mark, and unsurprisingly, this figure is still growing exponentially. The market however is still dominated by feature phones. Show More Summary

MXit. Dead yet? May It Rest In Peace.

The writing is on the wall for MXit, in South Africa anyways. Or the writing has been on the wall for a long time, nobody was really noticing. Have a look at the Google trends graph above. 2go another mobile instant messaging app has more interest than Mxit has today. … The post MXit. Dead yet? May It Rest In Peace. appeared first on Web AddiCT(s); by Rafiq Phillips.

Pagely Test

Pagely Test Like Pagely Test? Try these too Pagely Test Post #30daychallenge Day 16: If I want to change my career to software development, where do I start? The Ford Invite The post Pagely Test appeared first on Web AddiCT(s);.

Pagely Test Post

Pagely Test Post Like Pagely Test Post? Try these too #30daychallenge Day 16: If I want to change my career to software development, where do I start? Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom The Ford Invite The post Pagely Test Post appeared first on Web AddiCT(s);.

SA Innovation Summit 2014

The 2014 world design capital and arguably the world’s most beautiful city — Cape Town — will this year be honoured to host the South African (SA) Innovation Summit from 16 to 18 September 2014 at the Cape Town Stadium. The SA Innovation...Show More Summary

The end of the #30daychallenge

It’s the end of the #30daychallenge. As every one in Cape Town is saying right now, “Let’s go outside…” The answers to the 5.75 questions can be found there, not here. The real world waits, let’s put the wwworld on hold for now. Back...Show More Summary

5.75 Questions That End The #30daychallenge

We’re nearly at the end of the #30daychallenge and no I haven’t been posting daily. Spring has come early to Cape Town. Can you blame me for me for wanting to be outside? I could smell Spring in the air while hiking the pipetrack overlooking Camps Bay at the weekend. Show More Summary

Many of us are ready to work on the long play. Are you? #30daychallenge

In 2006 Miguel dos Santos shared the secret to success that is not a secret. Thanks to technology, freely available to each and every one of us,  it has become easier to apply this secret. Three days of thinking later, we then added the people you Instant Message & the RSS feeds … Like Many of us are ready to work on the long play. Show More Summary

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