Julian Assange: iPhone, Blackberry and Gmail users are 'screwed'

WikilLeaks founder Julian Assange tells smartphone and Gmail users ‘you’re all screwed’ by intelligence contractors who sell mass surveillance devices for such technologies in the post 9/11 world. He also announced that his whistle-blowing organisation was embarking on a new Read More →

MXit for BlackBerry and iPhone being rolled out, instant messaging synchronization on its way

Instant messaging platform MXit announced that it has exceeding 11 million users and became the number one method of communicating with youth. “Being able to connect to the internet from a mobile phone is critical in a world that is Read More →

Al Ries on why the iPhone will fail because it’s a convergence device

This is hilarious to watch even a year after it was originally posted because the Apple iPhone is not coming to South Africa. What makes this valuable is the great overview of his concept of divergence and how he applies Read More →

Lessons from Steve Jobs on making a excellent pitch in your Presentation

Today I learnt via the TED Blog about a great column on Steve Jobs’ presentations skills. The basics of it include the following factors: Building tension Stick to one theme per slide Add pizazz to your delivery Practise Be honest Read More →

Apple iPhone finally unveiled

Steve Jobs has done it again. Stealing the thunder from Microsoft’s Bill Gates who was the keynote speaker at the CES Conference in Las Vegas. As it happens my mentor, Arthur Goldstuck, is currently at CES but likely on his Read More →