Which iPad2 model should you buy?

Option 1 is to buy iPad2 3G model and spend R1,100 more. Option 2 is to buy the iPad2 WIFI model and a Huawei mobile wireless modem (called MIFI) and spend R1,500 more. The key reason why you must consider 2nd option, is that you can wirelessly connect 4 additional devices on your MIFI.

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Macufe 2011 Temperature Check

Macufe 2011 is now behind us. It is time we take a quick review. Please answer the questions below (this poll is now closed, but you are welcome to view the results below).  Feel free to give us your feedback in the Comment section at the end of this quick survey. Thank you for your…

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Part 1: Why are broadband prices so high in South Africa compared to Kenya?

While in Kenya on a social media assignment last week, a friend told me that he pays 1 Kenyan Shilling for a SMS. On 1 October 2011, 1 South African Rand (ZAR) = 12.34 Kenyan Shillings (KES). When I convert Kenya’s cost of SMS in South African currency, this comes to 8 cents. The cheapest SMS rate in South Africa right now is 15 cents. Thus, this is close to 100% more expensive than the Kenyan rate! Why?

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