Michael Engelbrecht

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HDHomeRun is ready to make your Android TV a DVR

With the latest update, the NVIDIA Shield can directly record and play back live TV from an attached tuner.<p>When SiliconDust announced its DIY DVR project a year ago, recording your shows meant building a PC dedicated to the task, or hooking up network storage. Now it's testing out HDHomeRun Record …

Apple Watch: everything you need to know

The Apple Watch is due for release in April, and will be further showcased at the company's March 9 event. Read on for everything you need to know about specs, pricing, features and release date<p>Cometh the hour, cometh the Watch, and Apple are finally on the verge of releasing theirs following years …

Drink Like a Man

This winter, do yourself a favor: Learn to love scotch<p>Gentlemen, we live in the age of vodka. Yes, vodka: the spirit that aspires to be like water. No offense to vodka drinkers, but if you ordered booze that tasted like something, maybe you wouldn’t need to put cranberry juice in it. Meanwhile, the …

How to Add Words to iPhone Dictionary

iPhone Predictive Text is awesome at turning your garbled typing into coherent messages, notes, and more. Except when it's not. If you've ever felt so frustrated with bad iPhone spelling suggestion that you wanted to turn off autocorrect on iPhone, why not try adding words to iPhone dictionary …

15 Clever Recipes to Try With IFTTT's New Do Apps

Good news! One of our favorite web services—IFTTT—has been updated with some extra features making it more useful than ever before. The new Do apps …

Apps

The 10 Reno Mistakes Everybody Makes — And How to Fix Them

Top iPhone apps gone free for

Only here can you find the latest and best iPhone apps gone free today. Our proprietary appPicker Minestore™ algorithm finds you the best free iPhone …

Learning These 26 Useful Things Now Will Change The Rest Of Your Life

If you pay attention to your everyday life careful enough, you’ll know that you can learn from everything and everyone you come across. Our life is …

5 New Rules of Super Strength

Rethink everything you know about fitness. With these revolutionary methods, you'll be ripped and ready for anything<p>Two minutes into his workout, Louie Vito is already dripping sweat. Rivulets run down the Olympic snowboarder's legs, pooling on the floor as he clutches 50-pound dumbbells and …

The 4 Habits You Need to Be Successful

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most successful people in this world maintain and master good habits. They realize what they do on a daily basis and where they direct their energy deeply matters when it comes to reaching their goals.<p>The habits you have picked up …

11 Things Really Great Leaders Say Every Day

Your people want your support and encouragement. Make sure you give it to them.<p>Most businesses are busier than ever, and as the boss, it's easy to forget to regularly take some time out to inspire or lift up your employees. Your people will really appreciate it, and they'll be happier and more …

Mobility and how it affects the top 3 mobile priorities, the consumer, the enterprise and machine-to machine

Mobile technology has changed the way business is done, business is becoming instantaneous and personal. Mobile technology is helping users, …

Intervate - Safety First Mobile App for SHEQ (2014)

SHEQ (Safety, Health, Environment, Quality) is a requirement for many businesses. Capturing and tracking incidents can be a challenge on large and distributed sites.<p>Intervate has developed the Safety First app to help customers with this challenge.<p>Contact us for more information and to understand …

Customers

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Convincing Employees to Use New Technology

All of our companies are digital now – or quickly becoming that way. Almost any enterprise you can think of, no matter the industry or sector, is trying (or being pressured by competitors) to use new technology to harness the vast new oceans of data being generated by smartphones, sensors, digital …

The Physics of Productivity: Newton's Laws of Getting Stuff Done

In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton published his groundbreaking book, which described the three laws of motion and redefined the way the world looked at …

15 Innovative Redesigns of 2013

Best Redesigns of 2013<p>1. Social Media: Instagram<p>2. Social Media: Facebook<p>3. Social Media: Flickr<p>4. Media: <i>Harper's Bazaar</i><p>5. Media: MSNBC.com<p>6. Media: …

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The Age of the Consumer-Innovator

References<p><b>1.</b> Among important papers documenting this pattern in consumer products: S. Shah, “Sources and Patterns of Innovation in a Consumer …

Gartner to IT Shops: 'Game Over' for BlackBerry

Respected analyst firm Gartner is set to recommend that all BlackBerry enterprise customers find alternatives to the struggling vendor's smartphones …

Software

Daggers out for Windows 8, plaudits for the iPad

The war on Windows 8 continued this week. But there's probably something more to that than an unpopular operating system.<p>The week began with Dell -- ostensibly one of the biggest proponents of Window 8 -- making bleak predictions about the OS in an SEC filing.<p>Dell didn't stop there. It had a …

SA’s shocking ICT skills ranking

The World Economic Forum (WEF) released its Global Information Technology Report 2013 on 10 April, revealing that South Africa’s ICT skills ranking …