Should I ditch my laptop for an iPad?

https://youtu.be/a0cYVqgKU7Q I looked at the possibility of getting rid of a laptop to get an iPad. There are many advantages to this. Ease of use, mobility, amazing apps, overall user-friendliness. But as an accompanying piece to this, here are some of the things to look out for: File management: as I...

5 Instagram Stories TIPS

Okay so you've seen the circles at the top of your Instagram feed and you've felt like a peeping Tom, seeing the gory details of people's lives whom you didn't know existed...

SnapScan – digital payments FTW (Proudly South African)

SnapScan is a locally developed payment system leveraging the QR codes we've seen (like a square barcode) to encode a unique encrypted payment code via your phones camera. They use this same technology to allow you to scan your Credit Card OR Debit Card securely into the app so you...

The intern is in the building…

  We would like to welcome Lizanne to our little family at our little corner of the universe. It was always going to be a crazy experience working for the adult ADD afflicted Adin Walls, but she seems to be coping like a pro. Welcome to the team, Lizanne. Here's to many groundbreaking...

Social media statistics need delicate interpretation

I recently got very excited about discovering social media usage statistics, which I posted on our Facebook page. But after some thought I realsied it's all very difficult to gauge. For instance, Instagram has a very low usage in South Africa, but it's influence in the 25 - 35 hipster...

How to embed a Facebook video into your website or blog

It's really quite easy. But unlike YouTube, where all you need to know is to click "share", Facebook has made it a little harder to find that embed feature. Firstly click on the video so that it blacks out the website and brings the video front and centre. Then click...

The death of print media

I got this on my car today. Well - it was in better condition on my car. Apart from the rediculously stupid tactic of mindlessly affixing pieces of paper to people's cars in the hope that they'll look at it and use your services, it brought to mind how print media...

How to scrape an image for a link on Facebook

If you share links on Facebook regularly you'll probably have run into this issue: when you add a link to your status and it doesn't load a preview image, leaving just text, which doesn't look great. This is caused by sharing a link a bit sooner than what Facebook can...

How to build a stunning website for free

There are a lot of free website options out there, and these days they offer some pretty stunning results. With anything free, there's always a catch somewhere along the line. But on the whole, a free site when chosen correctly can give you all the key criteria: good Google search...