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Competition: Huawei P8 Giveaway!

That’s right, folks. It’s the one many of you have been asking for over the last couple of weeks. We are giving away the Huawei P8 flagship smartphone.

It is one of the great surprises of the year. It unexpectedly impressed us, so much so that our editor is still using…

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Huawei P8 Video Review – Bandwidth Blog TV

Last year, Huawei decided to invest a lot of money into their smartphone arm and tried to take on the big boys with the Ascend P7, which after some retrospection we realised wasn’t a great first attempt into the flagship line. The device wasn’t bad by any means, but it…

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10 rules of engagement for effective content marketing

We have all heard that content marketing is new wave of marketing, and that if you are not in content marketing you stand to fail miserably. However, there are a few golden rules that, if followed correctly, could make this transition into content marketing far easier …

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5 Tips to Improve your Wi-Fi Coverage

Wifi Coverage
We all hate using our data, and I personally hate getting kicked from my online gaming sessions because my Wi-Fi signal is low. But there are a few ways to help improve your Wi-Fi coverage in your house by following these tips. Before we get going  Know what size…
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David Feherty’s best quotes

David Feherty’s 19-year stint as an on-course analyst for CBS is reportedly over.

Golf.com suggests, however, that we probably haven’t heard the last of the quick-witted Irishman. He might be heading to NBC, whose sister network, the Golf Channel, already broadcasts hi…

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New Facebook features make it easier for advertisers to measure campaigns

Facebook depends on ads. Without them, it pretty much has zero revenue. It makes sense then that it’d want to make things as easy as possible for the people buying those ad placements.
In its latest bid to do just that, the social network has announced an update to its…

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7 car mashups that absolutely 100% should not exist

We’ve all done it at one point or another: tried to imagine what combining the best qualities of great cars would result in. What would happen if you combined the styling of a classic Alfa with the performance of contemporary BMW 7-Series?
Thing is, the results are pro…

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Thanks, Wes Craven en dankie vir al die nagmerries.

Crimson House, Die Heuwels is Plasties en Nickelback (vir julle fokken ingenieurs)

Die Heuwels Fantasties – Alles wat mal is CD /Wens jy was hier EP
Die Heuwels Fantasties se debut album was daai tyd fresh en iets nuutgevonden vir my.Dink dit was 2009? Time flies when you’re having fun. Mellow techno pop sonder om commercial te probeer wees. Well exe…

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Photoblog: road trip through the Great Karoo

Don’t do a startup, build a business

“If we do invest, we will do it for half the price and double the equity”
Tech in South Africa is interesting. We have a relatively sizeable and connected (at least via mobile) population, which makes any internet or web based service relatively accessible.
We have a l…

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Give your car a hug

So here we are, little more than a century later, and the car is as welcome in every home as the chamber pot was before inside toilets arrived. It wasn’t always so, though. When the first adventurers took to the roads in steam and electric and clockwork and petrol-engi…
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Another Mumford & Sons show has been added to Cape Town

So tickets for the Mumford & Sons tour in South Africa sold out in minutes yesterday leaving some fans rather bleak. Not to worry though for those of you in Cape Town because you’ll get another chance to see them since the band has added an extra show with tickets goin…

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Meet the new Sony Xperia Z5 Family

Sony Xperia Z5
The latest in the Sony Xperia family has been revealed, and the Sony Xperia Z5, Z5 Premium, and Z5 Compact looks like an industry changer. Boasting the “world’s first ever 4K screen” the Xperia Z5 Premium is engineered to make everyday experiences better.   Sony …
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Transformasie in rugby. Wat ‘n fokken gemors.

Die jaar is 2015 en sekere manne is behoorlik gatvol.

Hulle is gatvol vir die slakkepas waarteen transformasie in sport (veral rugby) plaasvind. Gatvol oor die feit dat die All Blacks nie baie binnekort weens hul fokken huge fan base ‘n toets op Nuweland sal speel nie …

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Technology is a differentiating factor for financial services firms

Few industries are as ripe for technological innovation as the financial services sector. This opportunity, however, also carries considerable risk for established players that lag disruptors such as fintech start-ups that have been able to introduce a degree of disint…

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Introducing H&M Conscious

Huawei P8 review: metallic mastery

Another day, another flagship phone review. They’re getting tiresome now, aren’t they? Especially since all manufacturers seem to be making devices that look a great deal like the iPhone 6.
Huawei is next in line, and following its huge Huawei P8 launch in Johannesburg…

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Top5: New technologies at IFA thus far

The IFA is in full swing with every tech company trying to outdo each other with their latest and greatest. With Samsung pulling its traditional IFA Note announcement and doing it earlier than usual, you might have been forgiven for thinking that the German tech show w…

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Whose Pieces Are They Anyway?

Early this week, it was announced that DJ Black Coffee will be releasing his long awaited album today. The album is titled Pieces Of Me.

However, the album cover set flames on social media.

bc

We know Black Coffee is also known for his creativity and artistic mind, so th…

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It’s here

The new a-ha album Cast In Steel came out last night. And I’m listening to it right now. I’ve been listening to it most of the morning, truth be told. I’ve missed several important phone calls and ignored all my colleagues in a meeting. These people must just understan…

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New Album: Bone Tower by Thomas Krane

Get the tissues ready ’cause you’re gonna cry.

Bone Tower - Thomas Krane - Durban Is Yours

 

This blogging shtick has a few benefits. Like getting to hear one of the best albums of the year before it’s released. And trust me, Bone Tower by Thomas Krane is one of the best albums you’ll hear this year, or any yea…

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B2B lead generation tips for SMEs: why it pays to be diverse

With many SME businesses reporting diminishing returns from their B2B lead generation efforts, the days where growth could be assured using trade shows, mailers and outbound calling are well and truly over.
At incite we believe this is down to a failure to adopt modern…

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Top 5: New technologies at IFA thus far

The IFA is in full swing with every tech company trying to outdo each other with their latest and greatest. With Samsung pulling its traditional IFA Note announcement and doing it earlier than usual, you might have been forgiven for thinking that the German tech show w…

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B2B lead generation tips for SMEs: why it pays to be diverse [Sponsored]

With many SME businesses reporting diminishing returns from their B2B lead generation efforts, the days where growth could be assured using trade shows, mailers and outbound calling are well and truly over.
At incite we believe this is down to a failure to adopt modern…

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Podcast pick of the week – Amateur Hour

Amateur HourWhat does it take to survive, even thrive, when you’re a complete amateur? This hour, TED speakers share stories of plunging – or being plunged – into new situations and emerging as experts.

Amateur Hour

BTW – An amateur (French amateur “lover of”, from Old French and …

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Whose Pieces Is It Anyway?

Early this week, it was announced that DJ Black Coffee will be releasing his long awaited album today. The album is titled Pieces Of Me.

However, the album cover set flames on social media.

bc

We know Black Coffee is also known for his creativity and artistic mind, so th…

read more.

Foals – What Went Down live at Reading Festival 2015 [video]

The Friday music post today comes courtesy of English indie rock band the Foals who have just released their latest album, What Went Down. They are recognised as one of the top UK live acts, having won the 2013 Q Award for Best Live Act and twice being nominated for th…

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Review: One Aldwych Hotel

OneAldwychHotelWhen last were you a tourist in your own town? It’s funny how we are always off being tourists in other towns and cities, eagerly getting to grips with new and unfamiliar metro maps, learning how to order a beer or a coffee in a foreign language, or marvelling at the a…
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The ‘so what’ marketing analysis on the growth of mobile in South Africa

It’s an obvious truth that South African mobile penetration is at an all-time high. The Cape Times has just reported a 100% rise in mobile commerce since 2013. The latest stats from eMareketer show 72% of the population are using mobile devices and MMA figures report…

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Stikeez, Uber, and JMPD: 5 Memeburn posts you loved this week

Seven days is a long time in tech. This time last week, Google’s logo was more or less the same one that had existed since 1999, Instagram didn’t have emoji, and South Africa had no idea that it’s next viral phenomenon would be an officer from the Johannesburg Metropol…

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WhatsApp goes past 900m monthly active users

There is no stopping WhatsApp. The ad-free instant messaging service today passed the 900-million monthly active users mark.
The announcement came via a Facebook update from WhatsApp founder Jan Koum, who was at Facebook’s Menlo Park headquarters at the time.
To put th…

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Weekly Round Up #34: Maker Faire, WhereIsMyTransport’s R12m round, IFA and Google’s new logo

Welcome to Weekly Roundup, our podcast discussing the tech trends, innovation and news from the last few days.
This week on BurnCast, Stuart Thomas, Jacques Coetzee, and Andy Walker are joined by a special guest, Robyn Farah, the founder of KAT-O tech consultancy, Curi…

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Watch this kid do some crazy magic with floating cards [video]

Well more like an illusion than real magic, but still impressive display of floating cards from this kid. Apparently it’s called cardistry and Zach Mueller is pretty damn good at it.

floating cards

Dude needs to smile though.

Rad.

The post Watch this kid do some crazy magic with…

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Movies to Watch this Weekend

Movies to Watch this Weekend
If you’re keen to spend your weekend watching movies, we’ve got you covered with some movies to watch at the cinemas or right at home. FYI Star Wars fans – Be sure to check out DStv channel 109 for everything Star Wars. RELATED:
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The Week in Pictures #196

The season’s change continues to slowly transform the African bush as the days lengthen, the temperature rises and the flowers begin to bloom. I have spent my time enjoying the last throws of dust filled air, golden-dry grass and starry nights. I have been fortunate en…
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The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Will Not Be The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Unless South Africa Win The 2015 Rugby World Cup I

Yes. Seriously.

Racial quotas in South African sport have been a bone of contention as long as I can recall, and I’ve got a South African memory of almost 12 years now. I think it came in when I was denied my rightful place in the South African national football team, …

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Style Your Own Look Like a Stylist - It's Just Push and Pull

A good fashion editor or stylist can take a very ordinary piece of clothing and make it look amazing, fresh and different to how anyone else is wearing it. You may think it is magic, but actually all it is, is a bit of push and pull. Let me explain here on Women24.

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The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Will Not Be The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Unless South Africa Win The 2015 Rugby World Cup I

Yes. Seriously.

Racial quotas in South African sport have been a bone of contention as long as I can recall, and I’ve got a South African memory of almost 12 years now. I think it came in when I was denied my rightful place in the South African national football team, …

read more.

The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Will Not Be The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Unless South Africa Win The 2015 Rugby World Cup I

Yes. Seriously.

Racial quotas in South African sport have been a bone of contention as long as I can recall, and I’ve got a South African memory of almost 12 years now. I think it came in when I was denied my rightful place in the South African national football team, …

read more.

The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Will Not Be The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Unless South Africa Win The 2015 Rugby World Cup I

Yes. Seriously.

Racial quotas in South African sport have been a bone of contention as long as I can recall, and I’ve got a South African memory of almost 12 years now. I think it came in when I was denied my rightful place in the South African national football team, …

read more.

The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Will Not Be The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Unless South Africa Win The 2015 Rugby World Cup I

Yes. Seriously.

Racial quotas in South African sport have been a bone of contention as long as I can recall, and I’ve got a South African memory of almost 12 years now. I think it came in when I was denied my rightful place in the South African national football team, …

read more.

The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Will Not Be The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Unless South Africa Win The 2015 Rugby World Cup I

Yes. Seriously.

Racial quotas in South African sport have been a bone of contention as long as I can recall, and I’ve got a South African memory of almost 12 years now. I think it came in when I was denied my rightful place in the South African national football team, …

read more.

Games to Play This Weekend

Games to Play This Weekend
It is Friday, and that means that it is the weekend and time to play every game under the sun. We have had some stellar releases over the last two weeks that highlight our list for the weekend. We also have some free titles to grab while you are at it.
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The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Will Not Be The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Unless South Africa Win The 2015 Rugby World Cup I

Yes. Seriously.

Racial quotas in South African sport have been a bone of contention as long as I can recall, and I’ve got a South African memory of almost 12 years now. I think it came in when I was denied my rightful place in the South African national football team, …

read more.

The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Will Not Be The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Unless South Africa Win The 2015 Rugby World Cup I

Yes. Seriously.

Racial quotas in South African sport have been a bone of contention as long as I can recall, and I’ve got a South African memory of almost 12 years now. I think it came in when I was denied my rightful place in the South African national football team, …

read more.

The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Will Not Be The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Unless South Africa Win The 2015 Rugby World Cup I

Yes. Seriously.

Racial quotas in South African sport have been a bone of contention as long as I can recall, and I’ve got a South African memory of almost 12 years now. I think it came in when I was denied my rightful place in the South African national football team, …

read more.

The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Will Not Be The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Unless South Africa Win The 2015 Rugby World Cup I

Yes. Seriously.

Racial quotas in South African sport have been a bone of contention as long as I can recall, and I’ve got a South African memory of almost 12 years now. I think it came in when I was denied my rightful place in the South African national football team, …

read more.
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The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Will Not Be The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Unless South Africa Win The 2015 Rugby World Cup I

The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Will Not Be The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Unless South Africa Win The 2015 Rugby World Cup I

The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Will Not Be The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Unless South Africa Win The 2015 Rugby World Cup I

The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Will Not Be The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Unless South Africa Win The 2015 Rugby World Cup I

The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Will Not Be The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Unless South Africa Win The 2015 Rugby World Cup I

The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Will Not Be The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Unless South Africa Win The 2015 Rugby World Cup I

The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Will Not Be The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Unless South Africa Win The 2015 Rugby World Cup I

The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Will Not Be The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Unless South Africa Win The 2015 Rugby World Cup I

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The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Will Not Be The 2015 Rugby World Cup Winners Unless South Africa Win The 2015 Rugby World Cup I

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