Tag: Events

2
Mar

Mobile World Congress: our perspective

The Mobile World Congress that was held end of February in Barcelona, is the largest mobile trade show of the year. Traditionally, it is where phone constructors, with the exception of Apple, launch their flagship handsets. Here are the main event highlights from our perspective as mobile developers: Less wearables and tablets:  The MWC2016 didn’t see a huge number of wearables and tablets launched compared to the previous editions. This shows a slow down for these two product ...

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10
Feb

Methys proudly supports the launch of French Tech Cape Town

On January 28th of 2016, French Minister of the Economy, Industry and Digital Affairs Emmanuel Macron announced Cape Town, one of the most innovative hub in Africa, as one of the 6 new “French Tech Hubs”. Cape Town, South Africa therefore joins San Francisco, London, Tokyo, New York or Hong Kong amongst the host of these Hubs, located at the heart of the most innovative cities in the world. “La French Tech” is a increasingly powerful force aggregating thousands of companies, ranging ...

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12
Jul

New Nokia Lumia 1020 Unleashed

Looks like the Nokia Lumia 920 has passed on its flagship bu-ton responsibilities to its smarter, slimmer sister the Nokia Lumia 1020. The launch of the Nokia Lumia 1020 has officially been made public yesterday on July 11th 2013. Boasting its 41 Mega pixel camera, professional image manipulating software, its additional accessories and it’s slimmer specs compared to the previous flagship Nokia Phone the Lumia 920, who was the chubby one of the Nokia Lumia family, more to love in my ...

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20
Jun

Methys enjoys the AppCampus experience

To be honest, I thought I had an idea of what it would be like, but once it kicked off, all my expectations where changed. So I suppose the next question you would ask is, were your expectations changed for the better or worse? …. Well, I would have to say AppCampus exceeded expectations, from world-class offices, helpful and friendly AppCademy team, to the top draw lecturers brought in to share their experiences and spread their knowledge. AppCampus is a mobile application accelerator program...

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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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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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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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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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31
Oct

Car Magazine reveals beta CARmag Android application developed by Cytrus

Last night Cytrus had the privilege of attending the beta launch of the Ramsay Media Car Magazine Mobile Application in association with Samsung Mobile and developed by Cytrus Technology. All the main folks were there, some words were spoken and good times were had by all. The CARmagapp is a state-of-the-art Android application for fans of everything motorcar related and we believe it is going to be a game changer in the publishing industry and particularly in this vertical. The application ...

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