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3 most basic specifications to consider when buying a personal computer

12 November 2014 | 2401 Views
New computer users are confused by the specifications of the computer they want to buy. The specifications sometimes may be just numbers without a meaning. However its important to know what you a...

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Biometric fingerprinting and contagious diseases

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Biometrics is a technology used for identification or authentication purposes using biological or behavioral characteristics. Examples of biometric techniques are; Body odor, which analyses the u...

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07 November 2014 | 5609 Views
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08 October 2014 | 5346 Views
Kaspersky Lab's experts recently performed a forensic investigation into cyber-criminal attacks targeting ATMs around the world.During the course of the investigation, the company's researche...

by Staff reporter

The impact of Movitel on ICT in Mozambique

25 August 2014 | 1876 Views
MAPUTO, Mozambique - Arriving in Mozambique when the telecom infrastructure was very limited and only 35% of the population was accessible to the telecommunication services, Viettel – the Vietna...

by Nguyen Thai Khang - ICTNews

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03 July 2014 | 3672 Views
There are a lot of different devices that can be used to connect to the internet; these devices vary according to size as well as their overall capabilities. One popular device today is the tablet. Th...

by John

Comztek Africa and Cisco partner in Zambia and Zimbabwe

24 June 2014 | 1954 Views
Comztek Africa and Cisco have recently signed a preferred distribution agreement in both Zambia and Zimbabwe as part of a joint strategy to assist customers in the regions to take advantage of a g...

by Melissa Parsons

Older computer systems are not able to satisfy the demands of the - Oracle

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The average age of enterprise software is 20 years old, built in the early 1990's before even the Internet came into common use EL JADIDA, Morocco, April 29, 2014/ -- Businesses and ...

by Tech Reporter

Govt to utilise converged ICT experts to finalise policy

12 March 2014 | 8043 Views
The Government will utilise the convergence of information communication technology experts in the country to finalise the draft ICT policy, a Cabinet Minister said on Tuesday.About 30 com...

by Staff reporter

NSA spies on computers worldwide, but not in the US

15 January 2014 | 7541 Views
Washington - The US National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100 000 computers around the world - but not in the US - that allows the US to conduct surveillance on those machines, The...

by AP

MultiChoice Zimbabwe launches DStv Explora Decoder at $445

11 December 2013 | 12038 Views
MultiChoice Africa's local franchise, MultiChoice Zimbabwe yesterday launched its next-generation PVR decoder, the DStv Explora at an event held in Harare. The DStv Explora gives a wide rang...

by Staff reporter

Microsoft bashes Samsung Galaxy Tab - Video

02 December 2013 | 7615 Views
Watch video as Microsoft makes fun of the micro usb port on the Samsung Galaxy tab series.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9ncmUtIHpE ...

by Staff Reporter

New iPad Air 'a fantastic leap into the future'

30 October 2013 | 5865 Views
Apple Inc. has not reinvented the wheel with the iPad Air but the thinner device, priced higher than many of its competitors, is a major improvement on a successful product, the reviewers wrote on Tu...

by Staff Reporter

First look at the 2013 iPad Air - Video

22 October 2013 | 5129 Views
CNET takes a first look at the 2013 iPad ...

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'Govt has wavered duty on all ICT gadgets'

09 October 2013 | 5247 Views
The government says it is committed to availing resources to ensure that broadband services continue to improve as this will contribute to economic and social development of the country.In his...

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Korea committed to development of ICT in Zim

07 October 2013 | 2842 Views
The Republic of Korea has unveiled a US$5,8 million pilot project to assist in the development of ICTs for the Zimbabwe Intellectual Property Office and the African Regional Intellectual Property Orga...

by Staff Reporter

Amazon upgrades Kindle Paperwhite electronic book reader

04 September 2013 | 1874 Views
New York - Amazon is upgrading its Kindle Paperwhite electronic book reader with a sharper display, expanded dictionary and faster computer hardware.A version that includes ads is available fo...

by Staff Reporter

Microsoft begins sending out new revamped Windows

28 August 2013 | 2658 Views
San Francisco - Microsoft on Tuesday began sending a revamped version of Windows to makers of computers, smartphones or tablets powered by the software."We've hit an important milestone for Mi...

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Dog-trainer teaches dogs to use iPads

26 August 2013 | 2388 Views
New York City -You may or may not be able to teach an old dog new tricks, but you can certainly try to get Fido to use an iPad.New York dog trainer Anna Jane Grossman has done just that, with ...

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Kenya IT Week to deliver the insights needed to achieve successful IT and BPO operations

22 August 2013 | 2025 Views
The Kenya ICT Board and Kenya IT and Outsourcing Services (KITOS) have proudly partnered with Kinetic to host this 3 day event and bring together East Africa's foremost business and technology leader...

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CSZ hosts 'Women in ICTs - Challenges and Opportunities'

21 July 2013 | 2727 Views
The Computer Society of Zimbabwe will on Tuesday host a discussion panel on Women in information communication technology sector (ICTs). The discussion will be facilitated by some of the leadi...

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30 April 2013 | 3625 Views
LONDON  - Apple took initial steps Monday for what would be its first debt sale ever, as the U.S. computer giant lays the groundwork for what would be one of the most anticipated bond sales of th...

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Apple discuss potential partnership with Beats

06 March 2013 | 3450 Views
Apple Inc has held talks with Beats Electronics LLC, the audio technology firm co-founded by influential hip-hop producer Dr Dre and music mogul Jimmy Iovine, on a potential partnership involving Beat...

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Hackers attack Apple

19 February 2013 | 4249 Views
Hackers took a bite out of Apple security and virtually drove through Jeep's social media vehicle today, in the latest cyber attacks on major American companies.Intruders took over Jeep's Twit...

by Tech Reporter

Zimbabwe to host international ICT conference

08 February 2013 | 3395 Views
The 2013 International Conference on Information Technology for Africa to be held in Zimbabwe from February 20 to 23 will look at ways to transfer, diffuse and adopt ICTs within the African context, a...

by Staff reporter

Summit to highlight enterprise mobility as an increasing trend in SA's ICT sector

18 January 2013 | 4763 Views
The 4th annual IT Leaders Africa Summit will be held in South Africa's city of gold, Johannesburg from 14 to 15 March 2013. The summit is hosted and produced by international business-to-business ...

by Moyo Roy

Samsung's crisis culture: a driver and a drawback

03 September 2012 | 2889 Views
Seoul - In his 1997 book, Samsung chair Lee Kun-hee wrote that a successful company needs a "heightened sense of crisis", so that it always looks ahead even when it's doing well, and needs to be able ...

by Reuters

Zim Govt to launch ICT policy

30 July 2012 | 3174 Views
Government is crafting a revised information and communication technology policy framework which is expected to be launched by the end of the year.The revised information and communication te...

by Staff reporter

Hackers topple Huawei routers at Def Con

30 July 2012 | 3004 Views
LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Hackers at an infamous Def Con gathering were shown how to easily slip into computer networks through some routers made by Chinese electronics colossus Huawei Technologies....

by AFP

Ukrainian team wins Microsoft Imagine Cup 2012 with gloves that can translate sign language into speech

10 July 2012 | 3237 Views
A Ukrainian team, QuadSquad has won this year's Microsoft Imagine Cup student technology competition (and $25,000) after developing a gloves that can translate sign language into speech.The t...

by Moyo Roy

Zimbabwe ICT Policy Review, the Roadmap

09 July 2012 | 2730 Views
The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) has embarked on a 2 month long process to craft a new ICT Policy. The current ICT Policy was produced in 2005. At a press conference pri...

by Brian Gondo I techzim

Apple is set to release iPad Mini - likely cheaper than Google's Nexus 7!

05 July 2012 | 3016 Views
Rumour has its that Apple is set to release its iPad Mini some time this year before the festive season kicks into full swing.According to a report by Bloomberg the new iPad Mini will have ei...

by Moyo Roy

Google enters the tablet wars with Nexus Seven

01 July 2012 | 2345 Views
Google took another bite at the hardware apple with the announcement Wednesday of the Nexus Seven tablet. The tablet, very wisely, is not looking to compete with Apple's iPad â€...

by Reuters

Microsoft unveils new tablet - nearly an inch larger than the iPad

19 June 2012 | 4926 Views
The world's largest software maker unveiled its highly-anticipated new device in Los Angeles on Monday as it vies to compete with the likes of Apple's iPad and Android-powered tablets such as Samsung'...

by Moyo Roy

HP to axe 27 000 jobs

25 May 2012 | 2250 Views
One of the world's largest PC and printer makers, Hewlett Packard, HP is axing 8% of its work force (27 000 jobs) in a bid to saving the firm $3bn a year.According to Al Jazeera, on Wednesday ...

by Moyo Roy

Microsoft and Barnes & Noble announces an e-book venture

02 May 2012 | 2138 Views
Microsoft and US book retailer Barnes & Noble on Monday announced an e-book venture to challenge Amazon and Apple in the market.Microsoft will make a 300-million-U.S. dollar investment in...

by Moyo Roy

Hackers targeting Macs with virus

08 April 2012 | 3619 Views
San Francisco - The computer security industry buzzed with warnings that more than a half-million Macintosh computers may have been infected with a virus targeting Apple machines.Flashback Tro...

by Ndou Paul

Google to sell tablets direct to consumers

30 March 2012 | 2276 Views
Google is planning an online store to sell tablet computers directly to consumers, U.S. media reported on Thursday.The Google online store, expected to be similar to the ones of Apple and Amaz...

by Moyo Roy

Hard time in the US - China iPad smuggling game

26 March 2012 | 2137 Views
Early on the morning of March 16, Wong Tat joined a line of about 100 people waiting for the launch of the new iPad in a chilly rain outside an Apple store on the outskirts of San Francisco.Wh...

by Moyo Roy

New iPad - complaints of running too hot starts to pile up

21 March 2012 | 2373 Views
Complaints about Apple's third generation iPad that are running too hot started to pile up online on Tuesday as some independent tests showed the latest tablet runs 10 degrees Fahrenheit (around 5 de...

by Moyo Roy

New iPad HD to go on sale Friday: Apple

15 March 2012 | 3322 Views
Apple Inc on Wednesday made an official announcement that the third-generation iPad will arrive at Apple's retail stores and its online store on Friday in the United States and nine additional countr...

by Moyo Roy

Video of a German grandpa using an iPad as a chopping board - gone viral

12 March 2012 | 4655 Views
A German skit show's suggestion for the perfect use for an iPad has gone viral.The thirty-second sketch from Knaller Frauen showing an older man and younger woman cooking in the kitchen has...

by Moyo Roy

Apple's next iPad to be called iPad HD

06 March 2012 | 2865 Views
Apple's next tablet will be called the iPad HD instead of the iPad 3, according to medias reports Tuesday.CNET has learned that a report from Gizmodo last week said the next iPad uses the HD m...

by Moyo Roy

Hackers gained 'full functional control' of key Nasa computers

02 March 2012 | 3491 Views
According to the BBC, hackers gained "full functional control" of key Nasa computers in 2011, the agency's inspector general has told US lawmakers.Paul K Martin said hackers took over Jet Pr...

by Moyo Roy

Amazon sells 3.9 million Kindle Fire tablets in 3 months

19 February 2012 | 2299 Views
Amazon.com shipped nearly 3.9 million Kindle Fire tablets in the last three months of 2011, making the online retail giant the world's second-largest tablet maker in the quarter, market research firm ...

by Moyo Roy

Laptop Cooling Stand is Turning in to Fad

10 January 2012 | 1914 Views
Comtek USA has developed a creative laptop cooling stand to deal with the problem of overheating that is common in most laptops due to poor air circulation. The Cool Stand offers an inexpensive soluti...

by Moyo Roy

Govt to digitalise the whole of Zimbabwe by 2015

04 January 2012 | 2339 Views
THE Ministry of Information Communication Technology (ICT) intends to digitalise the whole of Zimbabwe by 2015, Minister Nelson Chamisa has revealed.In an interview, Minister Chamisa said his ...

by Staff Reporter

Head of Apple's design team knighted

01 January 2012 | 4747 Views
Los Angeles - Fans of the clean, inviting look of the iPhone, iPad and other blockbuster Apple products are legion, and that includes Queen Elizabeth II.The British monarch has awarded a knig...

by Moyo Roy

Laptop connecting to the internet via Wi-Fi can damage sperm: Study

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Using a laptop connected to the internet via Wi-Fi can potentially damage sperm, a study suggests.Sperm samples placed beneath a laptop with a wireless internet connection for just four hours ...

by Matthews Estell

Zim urged to embrace information communication technologies

11 December 2011 | 2172 Views
Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai called on all Zimbabwean to embrace information communication technologies (ICTs) in order to enhance the development of the country's economy.The PM made the ...

by Staff reporter
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