Tag: Innovation

7
Jun

Windows 8 Mouse will have a Start button

It’s official that the windows start button has returned to the Windows 8.1 blue OS, due to a load of people whinging about the new changes of the Windows 8 OS. Seeing that people love the Windows Start Button so much Microsoft have released a new mouse that has a Windows logo on it, not only that, but it works as a start button as well. Due to the challenges of seamlessly integrating for desktop navigation and tablet devices, changes have been made and it looks like some great changes ...

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29
Apr

Plastic better than Gorilla Glass?

In the smartphone industry, having Corning Gorilla Glass has become a standard feature on every mobile phone. It has become a must to avoid scratches, increased durability and giving  mobile phones a longer life span. Expanding across different products lines such as; slates, tablets, Smart T.Vs and other devices, durable strong glass is in high demand in the technology industry. Funny to think that the History of Gorilla Glass technology they did experiment with ...

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29
Apr

Facebook Home, Now available for a selected few

Facebook Home is now available to download on the Google Play store , but I’m sure that you knew this after an amusing advert with Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook home appears to be very distractive and interesting. After doing some research on Facebook Home and I’m getting a lot of posts saying the same things over and over.   So to avoid boring news like this particular head turner of a story. I have decided to streamline this article, to bring you the facts and the meat of the story. A ...

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18
Apr

Ubuntu OS follow up

Browsing around looking at a few articles as one does on the information super highway, I came across this particular article by LifeHacker talking  about Ubuntu OS for the Smart phone. Yes this is old news, but this article contains a loverrrly video of the origins and the new Ubuntu UI/UX (How users would navigate around the phone and other practical uses). I must say that Ubuntu have been paying close attention to Usability and efficiency. Will it blow up? not sure. Will it be massive? ...

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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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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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16
Mar

SHOUT Android App to be launched in April 2012

In a first for South Africa, the soon to be launched SHOUT App allows ordinary South Africans to make contact with emergency services and be directed to the nearest police station, hospital or fire station anywhere in the country, driven by live location aware maps. The App provides a quick and easy way for users to report a crime, its location, date and time, and will ultimately provide the SAPS and other anti-crime bodies’ valuable knowledge concerning crimes and crime patterns.   Using ...

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