Technobyte

Technobyte: Amazon Echo, Redmo3 and Freedome

Echo is a new category of device designed around your voice—it’s always on, hands-free, and fast—just ask for information, music, news, weather, and more from across the room and get answers instantly.

Echo uses far-field voice recognition with an array of seven microphones to clearly hear you around the room. Advanced beam-forming technology combines the signals from the individual microphones to suppress noise, reverberation, and even competing speech.

Echo’s advanced audio design includes dual downward-firing speakers that produce 360˚ omni-directional, room-filling audio.

www.amazon.com

Redmi 3 is elegant with fingerprint unlocking. Equipped with a bright 5-inch 720x1280 display, it showcases every image with maximum clarity and true to life colours.

Packed with Snapdragon 616, 3GB RAM and 13-megapixel rear camera, this ultimate smartphone thrills you with seamless multitasking and a smooth operating experience.

mia.africa.com

Freedome is a simple yet powerful online privacy and security app for all your desktop and mobile devices.

When you surf the Internet, data collection companies track your online activities and sell your data to advertisers. Freedome blocks these tracking attempts so you can browse anonymously and undisturbed.

Freedome scans for malware, tracking cookies and other online threats. You're protected from harmful sites, trackers and apps that want to forward your data without you knowing about it.

Choose where you want your IP address to be shown from over 15 available virtual locations. Changing your location is useful when you want to optimize your connection, add an extra layer of privacy, or access your favourite online services when you're away from home.

Freedome creates a secure, encrypted connection from you and your device to the F-Secure Cloud. It makes your connection invisible in the Wi-Fi network and your data unreadable. So even if someone tries to scan what's up, they can't tap into what's yours.

www.f-secure.com/Freedome

Read More
Technobyte: New rules for robots and self-drive cars threaten insurance industry

Technobyte: New rules for robots and self-drive cars threaten insurance industry

Europe's rules on robots, Facebook warns Germans about fake news, and self-driving cars threaten the insurance industry.

Technobyte:  CES 2017 50th anniversary show in Las Vegas

Technobyte: CES 2017 50th anniversary show in Las Vegas

CES 2017 just ended in Las Vegas celebrating its 50th anniversary and attracted more than 3600 companies to the exhibition.

Technobyte: More gadgets for your festive season gift list

Technobyte: More gadgets for your festive season gift list

On Technobyte this week we feature part two of the festive season gadget list – this week we look at the best smartphones of 2016

Technobyte: All the dream gadgets for your wishlist

Technobyte: All the dream gadgets for your wishlist

On Technobyte this week we feature part one of the festive season gadget gift list – the best of 2016

Technobyte: e-Health and Silicon Valley medical innovations

Technobyte: e-Health and Silicon Valley medical innovations

This week we focus on Aki's trip to Silicon Valley, an interview with Founder of Health Tap, and advanced body scans and e-health.

Technobyte: Live from Silicon Valley this week

Technobyte: Live from Silicon Valley this week

Live from California with Discovery MedTech Programme, checking out 'uber' for dogs...and the hacking of San Francisco transport.

Popular articles
Home Affairs takes on Oppenheimer family over VIP airport terminal

Home Affairs takes on Oppenheimer family over VIP airport terminal

The department's DG Mkuseli Apleni says Home Affairs cannot simply grant special immigration services to this wealthy family.

Photographer captures Cape's dwindling dam levels with a drone

Photographer captures Cape's dwindling dam levels with a drone

The latest figures show dam levels at 36.8%, which means they could run almost empty by the time 2017 the winter rains come.

Driving lessons to be incorporated into SA school's curriculum

Driving lessons to be incorporated into SA school's curriculum

Spokesperson for Transport Minister, Dipou Peters, says learners will be given an opportunity to become good and safe drivers.

LISTEN: I paid for sound system from my own personal account - Phahlane

LISTEN: I paid for sound system from my own personal account - Phahlane

Acting National Police Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane says he paid for his R80 0000 sound system at his house in Pretoria.

Medical students given deadline to accept placements or lose their spots

Medical students given deadline to accept placements or lose their spots

22 medical students who have declined placements for internships could lose their positions to foreign nationals.

Earn peanuts? How to best invest very small amounts...

Earn peanuts? How to best invest very small amounts...

Got a spare R200 or R300 a month? Here’s how to make that money work hard and grow…

How a family butchery became the first Pick n Pay in Diepkloof

How a family butchery became the first Pick n Pay in Diepkloof

The Monageng family started with their mom–and–pop corner butchery in 1972 and now have partnership with Pick n Pay in Soweto.

It's not the end of the road... Top tips to improve your matric

It's not the end of the road... Top tips to improve your matric

"Recognise that it’s not the end, it’s the beginning." Expert advise for school-leavers who want to improve their results.