Category archives for: Gadgets & Reviews

PC shipments grow for first time in 7 years

Personal Computers

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – WORLDWIDE shipments of personal computers (PCs) have increased by more than 2 percent from the fourth quarter of 2019. However, a continuous decline in the consumer PC market is projected over the next five years. Global shipments totaled 70,6 million units in the fourth quarter of the past […]

SA’s best matriculants welcomed to new digital world

Gauteng Member of the Executive Committee (MEC) for Education, Panyaza Lesufi

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOME top performing South African matriculants have another reason to celebrate after a charitable entity of a mobile network operator rewarded them with electronic gadgets. The MTN SA Foundation rewarded the scholars, including three learners with special needs, in Gauteng Province with laptop computers, smartphones and SIM cards as well as […]

Windows7 demise leaves users vulnerable to cyber crooks

Microsoft's Windows 7

by MTHULISI SIBANDA  Africa Editor JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AS of January 14, a quarter of the world’s personal computers (PCs) will be more vulnerable to ransomware as Windows 7 end of life. Microsoft ended mainstream support of Windows 7 in 2015, giving users five years to ready themselves for the software to reach end of […]

New smart feature phone closes Tanzania digital divide


from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – THE launch of a new smart feature phone in Tanzania is anticipated to bridge the digital divide in the East African country. KaiOs Technologies, Vodacom, Azumi and Media Tek have launched the gadget known as the Smart Katochi. Retailing at TZSh 48 000 (US$20), […]

Ivory Coast first with tap and go SIM registration

Axon Wireless Chief Executive Officer Justin Lipshitz

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – IVORY Coast is, according to a technology company, the first African country to commence a ‘tap and go’ system for mobile Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card registration. South African firm, Axon Wireless, has launched the scheme, which would enable mobile users to comply with Know Your Customer (KYC) […]

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