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Wearable sales to increase in 2019 – Gartner

Wearable sales to increase in 2019 – Gartner

Worldwide shipments of wearable devices will reach 225 million in 2019, an increase of 25.8% from 2018, the latest research from Gartner revealed.

The leading research and advisory company forecast that end-user spending on wearable devices is to reach $42 billion in 2019 and of that, $16.2 billion will be on smartwatches.

“At the moment, the smartwatch market is bolstered by the relatively stable and higher average selling price (ASP) of the Apple Watch,” said Alan Antin, senior director at Gartner.

“But the overall ASP of smartwatches is expected to slowly decline from $221.99 in 2018 to $210...

Google’s focus is digital wellbeing

Google’s focus is digital wellbeing

As technology becomes increasingly woven into our day-to-day, it’s more important than ever to make sure technology improves people’s lives instead of distracting...

See the latest tech in action at ICEE SA 2018

See the latest tech in action at ICEE SA 2018

If you’re into tech and gadgets, like I am, you’ve probably hoped to visit Shenzen in China to immerse yourself in the tech advancements...

AWS to open data centers in South Africa

AWS to open data centers in South Africa

Amazon Web Services, (AWS), an Amazon.com company, recently announced it will open an infrastructure region in South Africa in the first half of 2020....

Do you hide behind your phone to avoid conversation?

Do you hide behind your phone to avoid conversation?

Connected devices are becoming essential to keeping people in contact with each other, but for many they are also a much-needed comfort blanket in...

Cancer awareness brings out the pink in cosplay

Cancer awareness brings out the pink in cosplay

The first of October marked the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a critical time in the fight for education around a disease which...

Gaming is a go at rAge this weekend

Gaming is a go at rAge this weekend

The time is upon us and here’s a rundown of what’s happening this weekend, in Johannesburg, at the gaming event of 2018.

One more day...

20/20 with Google

20/20 with Google

If you were listening to PowerFM last week Friday, you might have heard me mention a little something about Google Search.

Google Search turns 20...

Go big and support Small Business Friday

Go big and support Small Business Friday

Today is Small Business Friday – South Africa’s biggest small business day of the year. Now in its seventh consecutive year, brought to the nation...

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