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Toby Shapshak

Toby Shapshak

    David Beresford: The man who taught me the alchemy of words
    David Beresford: The man who taught me the alchemy of words
    "You have to tell a story," David Beresford told me as he taught me how to write. "It has to flow, like when you're talking. One thing must flow...
    Chris Froome aims to sweep clean at Tour
    Chris Froome aims to sweep clean at Tour
    A decade ago, Chris Froome was watching Lance Armstrong competing in the Tour de France from his boarding school, St Johns in Johannesburg, and...
    Google premiers online tools
    Google premiers online tools
    Why pay for an expensive productivity package like Office when you can use one for free, online, from any ­computer?
    Cellphone banking for the masses
    Cellphone banking for the masses
    A little more than a year ago cellphone banking was a fad for those who could tell the difference between WAP, WIG and USSD.
    Time to go mobile
    Time to go mobile
    Eric van Zyl is finally happy with the service from his cellphone provider. He was the first subscriber to switch from his old network to South...
    A new-look Office suite
    A new-look Office suite
    If you're looking for that feature in Microsoft Word or Excel and you can't remember where you originally found it, you're not alone.
    Join the YouTube generation
    Join the YouTube generation
    It's an old tune that has been playing in South Africa for years -- unless we get viable and cheap broadband the country will be left behind.
    Make your own podcast
    Make your own podcast
    Three times a week, Brian Ibbott sits in his converted basement in his Denver house and plays his favourite cover songs. He explains their origins,...
    Make your own podcast
    Make your own podcast
    Three times a week, Brian Ibbott sits in his converted basement in his Denver house and plays his favourite cover songs. He explains their origins,...
    Join the YouTube generation
    Join the YouTube generation
    It's an old tune that has been playing in South Africa for years -- unless we get viable and cheap broadband the country will be left behind.
    In search of a good tighthead
    In search of a good tighthead
    Jake White will tell you the best thing about the team he has picked for the first Test against Scotland this weekend is that they share 525 caps...
    Nothing super about SA rugby
    Nothing super about SA rugby
    It might be a surprise that Jean de Villiers will captain the Springboks in a non-Test match this weekend, but not that South African rugby is...