Month: March 2016

South Africa’s Best Broadband Speeds

MyBroadband’s most recent speed test results show which broadband services recorded the highest average speeds.


MyBroadband’s most recent speed test results demonstrate that fiber suppliers SEACOM, BitCo, and iConnect have the most astounding normal broadband velocities in the nation.

Most Imperative Promotion Following the App Store: Facebook Messenger Bot Store

If Facebook reports the “Messenger Bot Store” at F8, it would be seemingly the most noteworthy occasion for the tech business since Apple declared the App Store and iPhone SDK in March 2008.


Indeed, even Steve Jobs couldn’t have anticipated the effect of what he depicted as “another application that gives clients a chance to scan, inquiry, buy and download outsider applications specifically onto their iPhone”.

Switching to Algorithmic Timeline on by Default: Twitter

Twitter is presently making its algorithmic timeline opt-out instead of opt-in, as the platform continue to push its appeal to new users.


The move comes barely a month after Twitter initially reported the new component, which surfaces the most fascinating and prevalent tweets at the highest point of a client’s course of events, instead of demonstrating to them in converse sequential request as has been the situation since the stage’s origin 10 years back. The new bolster is essentially an expansion of Twitter’s current “while you were away” element, and is intended to make Twitter all the more engaging new or rare clients.

Filtered Feeds: Why Social Networks Initiated It

Facebook started it first with the separated News Feed that demonstrates as few as one in three of the posts that your friends make. Then came Pinterest which — a year prior — started showing pins by “importance” rather than sequence.


Simply a month ago, Twitter incited its very own objection when Buzzfeed reported that it too would present, however not urge, an algorithmically requested food.

Introducing Windows 10 Mobile via Twitter

Twitter today propelled its application on Windows 10 Mobile. The company has adequately upgraded its widespread Windows application to encourage desktops and tablets, as well as mobile phones too. You can download the new application now from the Windows Store.


A bunch of gadgets have been shipped with Windows 10 Mobile (the Lumia 950, 950 XL, 650, 550, Xiaomi Mi4, and Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL). For existing Windows Phone gadgets, Microsoft formally plans to take off Windows 10 Mobile in Q1 2016 — the inner target has moved numerous times, with the most recent one being March 17.

Ranking Mobile-friendly Websites: Google

Google reported that it is revealing an update to its mobile search results in May that “builds the impact” of its mobile-friendly ranking sign. The objective is to “offer our clients some assistance with finding significantly more pages that are applicable and mobile-friendly,” however the organization didn’t offer precisely the amount of effect it anticipates that the change will have.


In November 2014, Google began naming destinations as “mobile-friendly” to signify which pages are streamlined for telephones. In February 2015, Google reported arrangements to take off mobile positioning changes on April 21 (an uncommon move — the organization never declares calculation changes ahead of time).

Keeping Up With Apple – Newest Flavour of Android Announced by Google

Historically, Google delivers a taste of its latest Android software package in May possibly at its developer conference, then unfurls the complete thing at a hardware launch in the fall. This 12 months, it’s shaking that up.


Android N, the latest edition, popped up nowadays, two months in advance, in purchase to give the myriad developers constructing for the myriad Android products much more prep time, explained Google.

Why Retailers Must Prioritise Mobile

PayPal’s chief of mobile business cautions retailers that mobile payments ought to be a top need to give the experience clients need.


Talking about the Retail Business Technology Expo (RBTE), Harper asserted retailers are attempting to change clients to buy on mobilephones, in spite of high mobile activity.

Leaving Behind its Smart TV Apps: Skype

Users prefer to use Skype on their mobiles, even in their living rooms. In case you have a smart TV that runs Skype, don’t be shocked if the application discontinue working a couple of months from now.


Microsoft says it will quit supporting Skype for TV in June. By then, TV creators might choose to expel the application from a few or the greater part of their models. Indeed, even where the application stays accessible, Microsoft won’t convey any more overhauls, which implies the product could get to be shaky or neglect to work.