Mobile Technology

Digital tech can boost health

But the pros and cons of mobile apps have to be carefully considered before they are adopted

Watch list: Four things that could change healthcare as we know it

Fact may be stranger than science fiction as artificial intelligence moves into consulting rooms.

Lowering mobile costs and taxes can benefit governments

Mobile phone technology has the potential to connect Africans in an unprecedented manner, but access is still a challenge to overcome.

Xenophobia: Refugees get an sms service to report abuse

Often sidelined outsiders can now use their cellphones to establish their rights, get answers about general issues and lodge complaints.

In Tanzania, a new weapon in the war on rabies: mobile phones

Rabies kills more people in sub-Saharan Africa than anywhere else besides India. But a new rabies monitoring app could change that.

Solar power, text messages fight maternal deaths in rural Cameroon

Solar power, solar electricity and mobile technology are helping to reduce the rate of maternal mortality in Cameroon.
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Mobile tech: A malaria-fighting secret weapon for Africa?

Is mobile technology the malaria-fighting secret weapon Africa’s been waiting for?

Smartphone makers bring us virtual reality headsets

Virtual reality headsets led the charge in the maelstrom of new gadgets to expand phones’ capabilities at the Mobile World Congress 2016.

CES 2015: Intel unveils button-sized computer module for wearables

During a keynote address at the International CES 2015 expo in Las Vegas this week, Intel unveiled its smallest computing module yet.

Something on the side: easy home surveillance

Sean Bacher tests the Vox Guardian Eye Lite camera, Oakley Gearbox, Astraphobe Lightning Protection System, Beats Pill XL and My Friend Cayla doll.

AppDate: Healthy eating with Jawbone UP

Sean Bacher highlights the latest trending mobile apps.

How to pick an educational app

Learners have hundreds of educational apps at their fingertips, but how do parents choose the right ones for their children? Here are some guidelines.

Press Releases

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.