Tablet Computers

Porn on pupils’ tablets is akin to a virus

"While visiting schools, I have observed one common behaviour – pupils storing porn videos on their tablets"

The market for transforming tablets is heating up

Devices that transform from tablets into laptops combine portability with productivity, as Asus and Mecer show, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

Tablets: Samsung, Sony in hot pursuit of iPad Air

The iPad might be the benchmark for tablet design and efficiency but Samsung and Sony have released tablets that redefine the idea of a "benchmark".

The LG phablet, a phone-tablet

LG has entered the phone-tablet arena as it introduces its 5.5" G-Pro Lite, which combines a big screen and a stylus with slightly more modest specs.

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.

Teaching teachers technology

Teachers have been given the chance to to be behind a desk with the latest gadgets in hand - at a technology conference designed especially for them.

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.

Acer to launch cheaper Iconia B1 tablet to undercut competitors

Computer manufacturer Acer Inc has confirmed that it would offer a new mini-tablet for as little as $99 in several emerging markets.

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.

Android devours Apple’s lunch

Smartphones and tablets powered by Google's Android software are eating into Apple's turf by feeding appetites for innovation and low prices.

Latest

R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

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

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

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