You Are Browsing ' Technology News ' Category

By fstimes On 4 Dec, 2013 At 12:56 PM | Categorized As Technology News | With 0 Comments
lg-optimus-g23

The new LG G2 smartphone has exploded onto the mobile market with a host of positive reviews in its wake. With comments like “best smartphone in the world” (Stuff magazine), “a brilliant phone” (What Hi Fi?) and “Spec-tacular” (Wired), it is clear that LG’s new ‘learning from you’ approach to smartphone design is paying off. […]

By fstimes On 25 Oct, 2013 At 03:11 PM | Categorized As Technology News | With 0 Comments
you

LOS ANGELES — YouTube is poised to launch a subscription music service as soon as December, positioning it to compete with Spotify, Rdio and other digital offerings, according to people familiar with the matter. The Internet’s dominant online video already is the most popular on-demand music offering in the world. YouTube even has surpassed radio […]

By fstimes On 23 Sep, 2013 At 03:03 PM | Categorized As Technology News | With 0 Comments
microsoft

Microsoft has unveiled the long-awaited Power Cover for its Surface tablets, which acts as both a keyboard as well as an external battery. The new cover is slightly thicker than the 5.3mm Type Cover, and will reportedly add up to 30Wh to the tablet, or up to 50 percent more battery life. With the Power Cover, the […]

By fstimes On 8 Sep, 2013 At 02:04 PM | Categorized As Technology News | With 0 Comments
download

South African scientists shone at the 2013 L’Oréal-Unesco regional fellowship for women in science in sub-Saharan Africa. Two South African women receiving €15 000 towards their doctoral research. The majority of the 10 fellowship winners are based at South African universities. The programme is meant to encourage women to conduct and complete doctoral research in the […]

By fstimes On 21 Aug, 2013 At 02:29 PM | Categorized As Technology News | With 0 Comments
lenovo-thinkstation-e32-workstation-pc-200x318

Summary: The new entry-level workstation line will be come in tower and small-form-factor versions, use Intel Xeon E3 or Haswell processors, and be available on September 6. Lenovo is trotting out its latest desktop workstations with the pitch that they provide high performance at a budget price. The new entry-level ThinkStation E32 will be available on […]

By fstimes On 3 Aug, 2013 At 10:59 AM | Categorized As Technology News | With 0 Comments
shutterstock_92314648-625x446

I don’t know about you, but getting prompted to update my apps or iTunes every week or so drives me crazy, especially when I can’t even tell what was changed or corrected. But the newest version of WordPress is definitely an update I don’t mind making. WordPress 3.6 was created with bloggers in mind, and […]

By Freestate On 17 Jul, 2013 At 03:18 PM | Categorized As Technology News | With 0 Comments
fb

Facebook has begun rolling out a tool for US English language users to mine the social network’s trove of experiences. Users can search for anything from restaurant choices to photos of far-off places. Facebook said that a “graph search” feature that it has tested since early this year is making a broader debut at its website […]

By Freestate On 17 Jul, 2013 At 03:22 PM | Categorized As Technology News | With 2 Comments
web

Despite a R16-million grant, most information on the SA Agency for Science and Technology Advancement’s website has not been updated in years. A member of the public visiting the South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement’s (Saasta’s) website for information about science in the country will find information that is outdated, and in some cases dating […]

By Freestate On 17 Jul, 2013 At 03:12 PM | Categorized As Technology News | With 2 Comments
tech1

Miscommunication has left the TIA in a spin, with a review saying that is why private and public sector players “lack confidence” in the agency. An external view into the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) – which government hoped would be a silver bullet to fix South Africa’s innovation problems – speaks of confusion about its […]