Browsing: James Francis

Later today, Amazon will lift the lid on the size of Amazon Web Services, or AWS, the behemoth cloud computing platform that seems to run half the planet. Well, at least a third, the other third

Back in 2009, Google released a fun video showing a team walking around New York, asking pedestrians what a Web browser is. The vast majority of those interviewed seemed to confuse it

A few years ago, I needed a new hard drive for my media centre. It became an agonising ordeal. Storage was expensive, but eventually a 1TB hard drive started costing only around R2 000. I jumped in, bought the drive and never looked back. It was my last personal storage

“Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don’t know which half.” Those were the alleged words of John Wanamaker, a US merchant and notable type that lived at the turn of the 20th century. I say “allegedly” because if the Internet has

Last week, Rectron held a brand awareness event for the MakerBot brand, a popular collection of 3D printers. Sadly, attendance didn’t reflect that. Only a handful of media types showed up, outnumbered by the company and marketing people on hand, despite some rather nice