IPADS

Plugged in pupils are sparking

The roll-out of an innovative ICT project is seeing remarkable results but what comes next?

Storage war: Lawsuit accuses Apple of deceiving customers

The complainants argue that while Apple touts 16GB of digital storage, about a fifth of that is eaten up by the latest operating software.

Apple iPad under threat as larger phones gain favour

Traditional tablets like the iPad are losing popularity as consumers are opting to use smartphones with larger screens as a single go-to device.

The M&G: Now available on Kindle Fire

It's finally here: the weekly Mail & Guardian can be downloaded for Kindle Fire tablets. The better news is that the first two editions are free.

Five apps for 2014, and one you can’t do without

Sean Bacher reviews new apps for 2014, including Tagaboom, App Stalker, Active Fitness, I’m Bored and ICEPlus – an app that no one should be without.

Twenty apps for your new tablet

Got a new Apple iPad or Android tablet for Christmas and don't know what apps to get? Try these.

Words win where tablet magazines’ bells, whistles fail

Tablet shell seems to bring new problems rather than the solution to old ones for magazines.

Microsoft plan its own mini tablet in response to Apple

Microsoft has plans for new touchscreen devices and a Windows 8 revamp as revenue rise has unexpectedly beaten analysts' forecasts.

Acer’s B1: Here comes the tablet killer

A new entrant in the ultra-low-cost tablet market is also a global brand name at the high end. That could make all the difference.

An iPad a day keeps school absenteeism at bay

An iPad app with 600 textbooks in six South African languages has been launched and the classes featuring it have proved to be a hit with pupils.

2012: Tablets of the year

Arthur Goldstuck looks at the best tablet computers of 2012.

Mini tablet war under Christmas trees this year

A sales war could determine whether Apple, Google or Amazon will dominate the fastest-growing area of personal computing.

Latest

South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.