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Welcome to the era of the “digital jock”

Welcome to the era of the “digital jock”

Always tarred with the same brush, gaming stereotypes typically depict the kid with glasses, bad skin, either console in hand or playing games on a PC, sitting in the darkness of his parents’ basement or garage.

But times they are a changing – it’s cool to be a geek, says Glenn Alexander, spokesperson of the Rush esports event and Xbox MVP. Describing the new gaming archetype as the “digital jock”, the evidence points to this gaming trend taking the country, even the world, by storm.

The jock was always known as the buff sport-confident stud at...

Youth Day giveaway with Kaspersky Lab, but first….

Youth Day giveaway with Kaspersky Lab, but first….

With the aim of generating more awareness around cyberbullying and supporting the youth dealing with cyberbullying this Youth Day, Kaspersky Lab has shared some...

National Arts Festival launches Digital Arts Festival

National Arts Festival launches Digital Arts Festival

The National Arts Festival has announced a programme of work that is “inspiring, innovative, jaw-dropping and attention grabbing” for the inaugural Creativate Digital Arts...

GirlCode – flexing muscles since 2014

GirlCode – flexing muscles since 2014

GirlCode, the social enterprise aimed at empowering young girls and women within technology, was started locally in 2014 by chairwoman, Zandile Keebine. Keebine had...

Obama Foundation wants Tshimologong’s Lesley Williams

Obama Foundation wants Tshimologong’s Lesley Williams

Johannesburg’s leading digital innovation hub, Tshimologong Precinct, announced that its CEO, Lesley Williams, has been selected as a member of the inaugural class of...

HomeFixer App launches

HomeFixer App launches

At last an App to help fix any household related issue at the touch of a button. HomeFixer was recently launched by Renaldo Bothma, 2018 Namibian...

Is it a bird? Is it a plane?… no! It’s bananaphone! 

Is it a bird? Is it a plane?… no! It’s bananaphone! 

More commonly known as the Nokia 8110, there’s no doubt you’ve seen this weird and wonderful contraption around.

The retro design was made famous by...

The future of smartphone photography – AI

The future of smartphone photography – AI

Just a week after Huawei launched its highly anticipated P20 and P20 Pro in Paris, South Africa, specifically Jo’burg, was spoilt with its own...

Truecaller now backs up

Truecaller now backs up

If you haven’t heard about Truecaller yet, I have to ask: where have you been? It’s the answer to all of your prayers, well,...

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