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11
Mar

Top12Wines launches BlackBerry 10 App

Mobile app for new platform gives access to a catalogue of the best wines in South Africa and to all Top12Wines competition rankings Cape Town, South Africa – Top12Wines has announced the immediate availability of its Top12Wines application for BlackBerry® 10 smartphones. The application is now available for download on BlackBerry® World™. The Top12Wines application provides a vast catalogue of the best South African wines along with the results of weekly Top12Wines tastings, and current ...

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7
Feb

Blackberry 10 launch and the future of Blackberry

The 30th of January was a big day for the mobile industry. It was the day that Blackberry came out with their new Blackberry 10 platform. This day was widely anticipated by many. Blackberry went all out and produced an amazing event that was broad-casted live in JHB, London, Paris, Dubai, Toronto, and NY via satellite. RIM CEO Thorsten Heins presented the new Blackberry 10 phones to the world and I can only compare his excitement to a first time parent presenting his first born child to family...

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10
Dec

Photo shoot with Trellidor for the new Windows 8 Shout SA app

I would like to share with you some great and exciting news. On the 27th of November I was part of a promotional shoot for the Windows 8 Shout SA application that Cytrus developed. Some background first, every one in SA knows the Shout brand, which is headed by Danny K and Kabelo. Cytrus first got involved with Shout over a year ago and developed the Android application, which was sponsored by Samsung. Cytrus then developed a BlackBerry application that was sponsored by RIM. We have just ...

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6
Nov

Methys Group acquires Cytrus

International Technology, Analytics & Consulting firm combines its South African Operations with local leader in mobile and eCommerce to respond for customer demand for integrated digital offerings. Cape Town, South Africa: 4th November 2012 – The Methys Group, www.methys.com, an international Technology and Business Performance Management Consulting firm with operations in France, UK, Benelux, Tunisia and South Africa has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cytrus ...

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2
Nov

Cytrus attends Softline Pastel “Mobility Business Breakfast with Arthur Goldstuck”

Yesterday I attended the Softline Pastel “Mobility Business Breakfast with Arthur Goldstuck” event. The event started at 7:00am with a breakfast and drinks. At 8:00am we all moved into the conference room for the presentations. Keynote speakers included Steven Cohen, Arthur Goldstuck and Paulo Ferrero. Pastel announced to media and selected guests about the official launch of new services they are now offering their clients. Steven Cohen one of the three original founders of the ...

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25
Jun

FHM augmented reality cover comes to life

I recently went to the FHM Brandy Cocktail Party which was greatly entertaining and at the end I received my free copy of the FHM July issue “FHM’s 100 Sexiest Women”. After approval from the wife I opened my mag and what caught my eye was the logo indicating that the cover could come to life. The curiosity got the better of me and I immediately downloaded the app Aurasma, pointed it at the cover and bang… a full live video was playing on the cover. See video I brought it into the ...

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18
Jun

SHOUT App still getting exposure

The SHOUT app has really been getting great exposure lately, thanks to the efforts of the SHOUT Foundation. Cytrus are honoured to have been a part of this initiative and wish the app continued success. Cytrus are working with SHOUT to develop a Blackberry option which will be featured soon. We are very excited about this as it will allow more South Africans to get involved. Support the initiative and download the SHOUT App for android from the Samsung App Store. Below is a article written in ...

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26
Apr

Cytrus speak at the Tech Demo Africa event

Cytrus was recently asked to speak about one of our projects at the Tech Demo Africa event in conjunction with Mobile Monday. The event was held at the Radison Blue in Johannesburg on 17 April 2012. Always interested to showcase our work we jumped at the opportunity – the only problem… which of our many exciting projects should we showcase? We decided to present a project that was relevant to all South Africans and represented a cause we truly believe in – the SHOUT ...

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26
Apr

Launch video for the SHOUT Android App

View the latest launch video for the new SHOUT Android application developed by Cytrus. ...

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16
Mar

Cytrus attends the SHOUT 2012 launch

Gidon and I had the privilege of attending the SHOUT launch yesterday held at Montecasino to a packed audience that included a number of celebrities.  Gavin Koppel, Chairman of the SHOUT foundation, Danny K and Kabelo had some inspiring words to say about taking up the fight against crime in our country.  George Ferreira, COO and Vice-President of Samsung South Africa presented the launch of the SHOUT mobile application.  The launch ended with a brilliant music video “You’re the Voice”,...

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