Social media has had a profound and growing effect on the way companies, governments and advertisers operate. But it’s having a pretty substantial effect on our brains as well. Here, AsapSCIENCE breaks down five fascinating ways our brains react to our activities on social media. ...Read the rest

Finally something you can play while you pee!

Admit it — you play with your cellphone on the toilet. It’s nothing to be ashamed of (although studies show that 16% of phones have fecal matter on them, so that’s gross). But what if there were a video game you could play while using urinals? This ...Read the rest

Capture and Share Your Life Story Online With StoryPress App

Because stories are traditionally told through word of mouth, they are at risk of getting lost from one generation to the next. A new app called StoryPress seeks to safeguard these personal tales by letting people capture and share them online. Users can record their ...Read the rest

How Google Glass Really Works

Ever wondered how Google‘s visionary (pun intended) gadget, Google Glass, actually works? Well, artist Martin Missfeldt created an infographic that explains the wonders of technology behind Google’s technologically-enhanced glasses. At the heart of the tech that makes Google Glass tick are a mini projector and a semi-transparent prism which ...Read the rest

HealthKeep Social Network Catalogues Your Medical Records

Keeping track of your medical records can get complicated. HealthKeep, a health-based social network, is looking to help people organize their patient history with a timeline of symptoms, medications and conditions. Social media isn’t always the best place for sharing health concerns due to privacy issues, but ...Read the rest

Facebook like a Ninja with these Keyboard Shortcuts

Did you know Facebook offers an entire range of keyboard shortcuts, designed for keyboard-only users? You can easily navigate the social network like a ninja once you’ve learned a few simple commands. Take a look through our quick and easy guide to get you started. Please share ...Read the rest

Top 5 Kids Apps – This week

Little Digits Ages 2-up Overall rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars Why we like it: Here’s an excellent app for home or school that hard-wires your child’s fingertips to math problems. The app takes advantage of iPad’s multitouch screen to detect how many fingers are currently ...Read the rest

Can the Internet Replace Big Banks?

Douglas Rushkoff, a media theorist, author, and documentarian. The ideas in this piece are built on the arguments of his new book,  Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now. We’ve seen digital technology disintermediate everything from record companies to university curriculum. Yet banking has remained rather ...Read the rest

FNB uses technology for advantage #Fnb #South Africa #Banking

Cape Town – First National Bank sees its foray into technology as a way to gain a competitive advantage over rivals, the bank said. The company was the first bank in SA to launch a mobile application and has sold in excess of 100 000 ...Read the rest

How GoPro Created a Billion Dollar Empire #gopro

For those who are uninitiated, cameras are fickle pieces of technology. A truly high-end video camera that can support HD-quality graphics is an expensive endeavor, and one that often inhibits a filmmaker to take real risks with shooting. Who wants to strap a $2,000 video ...Read the rest