Stefan Coetzer

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When is a fund manager good enough to earn their fee?

ORAPAOrapa – If the comments after the last article on unit trust fees are any indication, this is a topic that certainly stirs people’s interest. …

Investing

How to print from your Android phone or tablet

Android devices can do just about anything these days—though I’m still waiting for the one that makes coffee. They can do everything from storing music to handling massive Word documents. Another great feature is the ability to print from phone or tablet devices.<p>Don’t have a Wi-Fi enabled printer? …

Extend Samsung Galaxy S4’s battery life with the official spare battery and charger kit

When the mighty Li-Ion battery of the Samsung Galaxy S4 (2600 mAh capacity) is not enough, owners can now make use of a spare battery and a helpful charger kit, which has been recently launched by Samsung. Compatible with all variants of the smartphone, this extra charge is enough to double …

U.S. Schools Are Dumb About Their Smart Devices, Report Finds

Just having an iPad for every kid isn't enough.<p>U.S. schools are spending money on laptops and tablets for their students, but they aren't checking what kinds of returns on investment they're getting, according to a new report from the Center for American Progress.<p>In addition, many schools end up …

U.S. schools not making the grade when it comes to education technology

Here’s a bit of disappointing but not-so-surprising news: according to a new report from the nonprofit think tank Center for American Progress (CAP), …

Galaxy S4 camera beats the iPhone 5’s in DxOMark benchmark

The camera on the Samsung Galaxy S4 has topped the iPhone 5’s in recent tests by the prestigious camera experts at DxO Labs.<p>Considered an industry standard, DxO’s benchmark suite DxOMark provides independent camera and lens image quality measurement and ratings.<p>DxO Labs has recently put the Samsung …

Now You Can Send Money Through Gmail, Google Announces

This is huge, potentially.<p>Along with a flurry of other announcements made on Wednesday at Google I/O, Google's annual developers' conference, the company announced that it's integrating Google Wallet with Gmail, meaning Gmail account holders will soon be able to send money via email.<p>The amazing …

New Google Search Allows You To Speak To Google ... And It Speaks Back

Google introduced a new search feature at the company's annual I/O developers conference on Wednesday, and it's about to put Siri to shame.<p>Google Now, the mobile application for searching by voice command, is coming to desktop and is getting a big makeover. With the new update, you'll be able to …

New Google Maps Is Officially Coming, And It Looks Awesome

In the race to keep Google Maps ahead of the pack, Google has packed its popular navigation app with 3D tours, preference learning and other features that keep it one step ahead of competitors like Apple Maps and Yahoo Maps. The company announced the updates to Google Maps during the keynote speech …

Google Now Offers 15GB of Storage Across Drive, Google + Photos and Gmail

Google is working to unify it’s products in a more streamlined fashion. Right now Google Plus, Gmail, and until recently, Google Drive, formerly …

How to access Microsoft Office 365 from an Android tablet

Learn how to setup and configure an Android tablet to access Microsoft Office 365.<p>Mobile access to Microsoft Office 365 isn't just for iPhone and …

Tablets

Get to know the Galaxy S4’s many features from this new official hands-on video

An official Samsung Galaxy S4 hands-on video has been posted by the company on its dedicated Samsung Mobile YouTube channel.<p>The Galaxy S4’s features have already been shown in TV commercials, both with Apple jabs and without, and even in a design story video. However, this is the first official …

Samsung Galaxy

WeatherSignal turns your phone into a personal weather station

You pop up your favorite weather app, check the temp. You dress according, then head outside. That’s when you notice it: the trusty weather gods got it all wrong – <b>again.</b><p>Maybe they said it wasn’t windy outside (<i>and it it was..</i>), perhaps they revealed it was going to be a scorcher (<i>but it’s cold as</i> …

Galaxy S4 vs iPhone 5: battle of the idols (video)

The rivalry between Apple and Samsung is the stuff of legends. But there’s a rivalry in the tech world that is even fiercer – that between the fans (or fanboys) of the two companies.<p>What’s with the iPhone and the Galaxy S line that makes people go for each other’s jugulars? Is it because they …

Phones

Galaxy S4 vs HTC One camera comparison — Mega vs Ultra

Between a 13-megapixel smartphone camera and another with only 4 megapixels, which do you think is the better buy?<p>We usually lean towards whatever we think is higher or what appears to offer more. In this case, 13 megapixels — which the Samsung Galaxy S4’s camera has.<p>The HTC One and its 4-megapixel …

Phones

Facebook Android app updated, Home gets support for Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One

The Facebook Android app has received an update, while Facebook Home now supports two of the most popular smartphones of the moment, the HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S4.<p>To start with the Facebook Android app update, it must be said that the new update brings the stickers you only got in Facebook …

10 best note taking apps for Android

One of the many great things about having a smartphone is the ability to take notes. You have your smartphone on you at practically all times. That makes it a prime spot to put your moments of inspiration. Or a good place to put that you need to get milk at the store. Either way, it’s a great place …

Apps

10 Tips & Tricks for the Samsung Galaxy S4

Whether you’re the proud owner of a new Samsung Galaxy S4, (im)patiently waiting for yours to arrive, there’s a good chance that you want to know how to get the most out of your phone.<p>To that end, we have collected 10 tips that can help both old-school Android fans and new users alike. You might …

Samsung Galaxy

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S3 gets updated to Jelly Bean 4.1.2

The T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S3 is getting updated to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, with users already downloading the update as we speak.<p>The good news has been reported by <i>Tmo News</i>, with users on the <i>XDA-Developers forums</i> confirming it. The T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S3 had received its updated to Jelly …

Mobile