Technobyte

TECHNOBYTE for 04 July 2016

This week I have been playing with the Huawei P9 - the newest flagship device from the China’s number 1 smartphone maker. The latest smartphone features an all metal design, 5.2 inch screen with a strong focus on photography. The P9 is superb and takes fantastic photographs thanks to the partnership with German legendary lens manufacturer Leica.

The dual-lens camera allows more lights into the lens for better clarity, for rich photos and videos. There are two sensors, one RGB and one monochrome. The Huawei P9’s merging algorithm intelligently combines the colours taken by the RGB sensor with the detail of the monochrome sensor. The new Huawei phone is really well built, has a great battery and styled beautifully Coming in at a price point of R12 000 will challenge the premium market in value.

consumer.huawei.com

It happened to Mark Zuckerberg. It happened to Sundar Pichai. It happened to Travis Kalanick. And it could happen to you, too. Want to know how secure your Twitter account is? Here’s an easy way to find out. Head to the Twitter applications settings page. There, you can see a full list of the third-party applications that have “write” access to your account: Apps that let you post to Twitter without being on Twitter dot com. A sliver of mine looks like this:

www.buzzfeed.com

Is your computer running slow? Are you frustrated and worried that there might be some kind of virus or malware on your machine. These great free tools will get you running in no time at all. CCleaner is a PC optimization tool that allows to optimize their computers in seconds. Is your computer running slow? As it gets older it collects unused files and settings which take up hard drive space making it slower and slower. CCleaner cleans up these files and makes it faster instantly.

www.piriform.com

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware's industry-leading anti-malware and anti-spyware scanner detects and removes malware like worms, Trojans, rogues, spyware, bots, and more. Anti-rootkit technology drills down and removes deeply embedded rootkits, one of the most dangerous forms of malware. If you've got malware on your computer, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware will destroy it. Restoring your computer to its former glory.

www.malwarebytes.com

Windows Defender is malware protection that is included with and built into Windows 8. This software helps identify and remove viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. Windows Defender runs in the background and notifies you when you need to take specific action. However, you can use it anytime to scan for malware if your computer isn’t working properly or if you clicked a suspicious link online or in an email message.

www.microsoft.com

The point of giving third-party apps write access to your Twitter account is to make it easy to tweet about the stuff you do on these apps: For example, tweeting that you’re listening to Justin Bieber on Spotify, or that you posted a picture of your dog on Instagram, or that you unfollowed 1,000 people in the previous week. It’s supposed to make Twitter faster, more dynamic, and more open.


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
Finally, a security camera that can spot guns

Finally, a security camera that can spot guns

Aki Anastasiou reviews the latest iPhone, speak about a smart air-conditioner and takes a look at a security cam that spots guns.

Apple App store turns 10 and prosthetics made with 3D printing tech assistance

Apple App store turns 10 and prosthetics made with 3D printing tech assistance

On Technobyte this week, Apple’s App Store turns 10, CAT creates toughest phones in the world and 3D printing for prosthetics.

TECHNOBYTE for 29 August 2014

On Technobyte this week we review the Garmin HUD, Apple to launch the latest iPhone and our app of the week is Hyperlapse

TECHNOBYTE for 22 August 2014

On Technobyte we review the Samsung Galaxy Tab S, microjobbing phenomenon Money For Jam launches in South Africa and how have telecommunications costs changed in the last decade.

TECHNOBYTE for 15 August 2014

The MTN App of the Year is announced and Zelda Williams quits social networks because of trolls.

TECHNOBYTE for 08 August 2014

On Technobyte this week we get Ethnee connected to Twitter and we look at the Europe vs Facebook class action lawsuit.

Popular articles
#Changemakers2018: I don't like talking about myself, but I need to - Ray Zondo

#Changemakers2018: I don't like talking about myself, but I need to - Ray Zondo

At the #Changemakers2018 conference, Deputy Chief Justice of SA Raymond Zondo spoke about the struggles he faced growing up.

The Polo GTI has got that vrrrpha mentality written all over it - Jacob Moshokoa

The Polo GTI has got that vrrrpha mentality written all over it - Jacob Moshokoa

Automotive Journalist, Jacob Moshokoa shares his views of the Polo GTI 2018, and chats about the vrrrpha mentality among young men

Sucking titties does not cure cancer, it detects it - Lillian Dube

Sucking titties does not cure cancer, it detects it - Lillian Dube

Actress, Cancer survivor and activist Lillian Dube shares why she decided to be a cancer activist.

Yet another wet and cold weekend for Gauteng warns weather service

Yet another wet and cold weekend for Gauteng warns weather service

Gauteng residents are warned to brace themselves for another weekend of heavy rain, possible hail and damaging winds.

[Watch] SA choir stuns with isiZulu cover of Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape of You’

[Watch] SA choir stuns with isiZulu cover of Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape of You’

Khabazela shares some of the most popular tweets, posts, and videos on 'What's gone Viral'.

Calls for more women to come forward and testify at Timothy Omotoso's trial

Calls for more women to come forward and testify at Timothy Omotoso's trial

Thanduxolo Jindela explains why he is running a campaign to encourage more of Omotoso’s victims to come out and testify.

10-year-old maths whiz Sbahle Zwane gets a scholarship from Curro school

10-year-old maths whiz Sbahle Zwane gets a scholarship from Curro school

Azania Mosaka catches up with Sbahle Zwane's mother to hear about developments with his schooling.