Google accounts for 25 percent of all Internet traffic

The diversified range of new products being built and provided by Google now make the company accountable for nearly 25 percent of all Internet traffic, up from a mere 6 percent just three years ago, according to a new study. Based on measurements of end device and...

How to delete you Facebook account

If you deactivate your account, your timeline disappears from the Facebook service immediately. People on Facebook won’t be able to search for you, though some info, like messages you sent, may still be visible to others. We also save your timeline information...

Get Modern

On April 8, 2014, Microsoft will end support for the decade-old Windows XP. This means you will no longer receive updates, including security updates, for Windows XP from Microsoft. Support of Microsoft Office 2003 will also be ending on the same date. No Updates:...

Data centre transformation needed

Transforming and optimising the data centre has benefits across business operations, and can deliver significant bottom-line payback. This is according to Brent Lees, senior product manager at Riverbed Technology, who stresses that while data centre management was...

Double-digit price hike coming

Software and PC prices are set to surge by as much as 15% in the next two months, after the rand moved to more than R10 against the dollar last Thursday, its weakest level in four years.  Price hikes will start being felt first in areas where there is limited stock,...

Lithium-ion Batteries on Iphones

Rechargeable lithium-based technology currently provides the best performance for your Apple notebook computer, iPod, iPhone, or iPad. You can also find this standard battery technology in many other devices. Apple batteries share the characteristics common to...

Office 365 targets local small business

Uriel Rootshtain, Office lead at Microsoft SA. “This release unlocks new scenarios and delivers capabilities that far surpass anything available in browser-only solutions.”  A little over a month after unveiling Office and Office 365, Microsoft has...

Illegal software use costs SA firms R5mn

South African companies caught using pirated software spent more than R5 million in 2012 in settlement and legal fees, according to the Business Software Alliance (BSA).  The BSA is a trade body that represents the interests of the software industry. The BSA works...

Apple Boosts LTE Support With iOS 6.1

Apple today released iOS 6.1, which adds LTE support for more carriers and the ability to purchase Fandango movie tickets via Siri, among other things.  “iOS 6 is the world’s most advanced mobile operating system, and with nearly 300 million iPhone, iPad...