Digital Life 16.11.2018 03:58 pm

You may be able to do all your holiday shopping on Instagram

The social networking service has announced three new ways for users to shop on the platform.

After introducing new Shopping features to the application in September, Instagram continues to provide users with easier ways to discover products.

You may be able to do all your holiday shopping on Instagram
You may be able to do all your holiday shopping on Instagram

You may be able to do all your holiday shopping on Instagram

The social networking service has announced three new ways for users to shop on the platform.

After 12 years, Twitter’s edit button may finally become a reality
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After 12 years, Twitter’s edit button may finally become a reality

As of right now, there is still no official word on when an edit button will come to be.
Intel announces first 5G modem
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Intel announces first 5G modem

If the modem is released and delivered as planned, 2020 iPhones will likely feature this modem exclusively.
Online retail gets real in SA
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Online retail gets real in SA

Black Friday, a shopping tradition imported from the US, is set to become the biggest online shopping day of the year in SA.
Dating apps use artificial intelligence to help search for love
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Dating apps use artificial intelligence to help search for love

A London-based dating app is now using AI and facial recognition technology to let users find a match that looks like anyone at all, including their ex or celebrity crush.
Chinese smart speaker models prove a hit at home
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Chinese smart speaker models prove a hit at home

Xiaomi offers a whole line of speakers compatible with its Xiao Ai intelligent assistant, which also uses voice commands to control apps on smartphones and smart devices.
Mercedes joins the big electric car push
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Mercedes joins the big electric car push

Charging stations will be popping up around the country as malls prepare for the rollout of battery-electric car models.
WhatsApp will start showing you ads soon
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WhatsApp will start showing you ads soon

The move is part of the company’s monetisation drive.
SA has taken to social media like never before
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SA has taken to social media like never before

The latest data on social networking in South Africa shows massive increase in use.
You can now share Soundcloud tracks directly to Instagram
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You can now share Soundcloud tracks directly to Instagram

Music enthusiasts can discover new beats, while artists can promote their SoundCloud tracks in an even easier way.
AppDate: DStv jumps on music bandwagon
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AppDate: DStv jumps on music bandwagon

This week’s AppDate highlights DStv’s JOOX, Cisco’s Security Connector, Diski Skills, Namola and Exhibid.
Android TV comes to SA
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Android TV comes to SA

The arrival of the first name-brand Android TV in South African stores symbolises the shift to smart TVs.
Blackberry Key 2 review – A beautiful disappointment
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Blackberry Key 2 review – A beautiful disappointment

The Key 2 is a massive upgrade over Blackberry’s previous attempts, but when compared to other smartphones in its price range, it really can’t  compete.
The Huawei Mate 20 Pro is here
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The Huawei Mate 20 Pro is here

The phone features wireless charging as well as reverse wireless charging — a system that enables the device to give a boost to select devices.
Gaming is a big business in SA
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Gaming is a big business in SA

Computer gaming has evolved dramatically in the last two years, as it follows the money,
Facebook launches video-calling device ‘Portal’
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Facebook launches video-calling device ‘Portal’

Facebook is looking to take video calling to the next level with the AI-powered Portal and Portal+ devices.
20 of the greatest Google Easter eggs
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20 of the greatest Google Easter eggs

Bored at work? Or looking for something fun to take you mind off the mundane?
Gaming rages on in SA
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Gaming rages on in SA

The rAge gaming expo last weekend pointed the way to a booming computer games industry in the country.
5 smartphones launching this October
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5 smartphones launching this October

A slew of new high-end smartphones will be breaking cover in October 2018.
HP’s Spectre Folio is the world’s first leather laptop
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HP’s Spectre Folio is the world’s first leather laptop

The slick Spectre Folio takes a new approach on integrating style into PC design – which is probably the most innovative aspect of this laptop.
Facebook admits phone numbers may be used to target ads
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Facebook admits phone numbers may be used to target ads

Contact lists uploaded to Facebook platforms could be mined for personal information, meaning that people could unintentionally help advertisers target their friends.
The hottest budget phones of 2018 so far
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The hottest budget phones of 2018 so far

This year’s crop of budget-priced smartphones feature powerful performance, long battery life and more.
Standard Bank turns tweets into stationery with #GoodFollowsGood campaign
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Standard Bank turns tweets into stationery with #GoodFollowsGood campaign

The bank launched its Tweet Machine campaign to show that positive words can be transformed into tangible education tools for young learners.
The strangest gadgets at Berlin’s IFA tech show
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The strangest gadgets at Berlin’s IFA tech show

The Beosound Edge is an almost featureless circular speaker that can be attached to the wall or placed on a table.
The latest fitness trackers to best suit your needs
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The latest fitness trackers to best suit your needs

The Garmin Vivosmart 4 is a gadget for stressed-out professionals looking for better life balance.
Meet Sophia, the humanoid robot that has the world talking
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Meet Sophia, the humanoid robot that has the world talking

Sophia takes AI a few steps further than the other iconic robot that has been doing the rounds, namely Pepper.

 

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