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Gadget: Fitbit Alta HR

The market is open for expansion in the tech department and this is evident from the new gadgets that are produced frequently. If fitness is your biggest passion then surely wearing a smart watch while working out should be a priority. The new Fitbit Alta HR is designed for those who prefer monitoring the calories burned during a workout. This gadget also monitors your heart rate during a jog and even measures the number of steps taken while running. Talk about technology gradually taking up human form. Who would’ve thought that our sleeping patterns could be a trigger for a device’s functionality? Yep! The Fitbit Alta HR does exactly that when we call it a night and decide to hit the sack...Read more

Broadband access a developmental imperative: Mboweni

There is a need to ensure broadband access for all in order to overcome social, economic and spatial inequality, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said on Thursday. “We all know that economic growth, job creation and entrepreneurial activity is inextricably linked to broadband access. We therefore need to ensure that broadband access – like health care and education – is available to all,” said the Minister. Addressing the first plenary session on behalf of President Cyril Ramaphosa at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa currently underway in Cape Town, Mboweni said if the continent does not overcome social, economic and spatial inequality in the provision of broadband, ”we will simply perpetuate the economic exclusion of the majority of the continent’s people”....Read more