Category: Tips and Tricks
Tech platform Vambo Academy helps you learn local languages
Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to learn a local language? A new tech platform, designed by a master’s student at […]
The simple solution to billshock for your business
Business owners understand how significantly higher-than-expected expenses can impact the day-to-day running of any organisation. Even so, bill shock is a […]
Easily manage your business expenses with SmartView Plus
If there ever was a moment to closely inspect all the expenses your business incurs every month, the moment is now. Covid-19 […]
How corporate social responsibility can benefit your small business
How corporate social responsibility can benefit your small business Most small business owners will have heard of the term corporate social responsibility, […]
Use these Microsoft OneDrive tips to level up your cloud storage
Businesses across the globe are making use of Microsoft’s OneDrive cloud storage system to manage their data. With OneDrive for Business, enterprises […]
How to use the same settings on all your PCs
Is there anything more frustrating than having to tweak the settings every time you have to use a specific PC? We tend […]
Basic Windows keyboard shortcuts that will make your life a little easier
The Microsoft Office 365 suite is providing businesses with innovative ways to collaborate and streamline their work. In an era where everything […]
Cut costs and take the sting out of business admin with SmartView Plus
Business owners understand how significantly higher-than-expected expenses can impact the day-to-day running of any organisation. Even so, bill shock is a monthly […]
Do you know these 6 Microsoft keyboard shortcuts?
They’re called shortcuts for a reason – keyboard shortcuts are easy to use and save you time. Do you want to be […]
How to tweak your iPhone so it automatically switches to dark mode
Most of the big names in smartphone manufacturing have the option to switch to dark mode built into their operating systems, and […]
5 gadgets for the aspiring entrepreneur
Entrepreneurs truly have to be Jacks-of-all-trades, keeping track of just about all of the aspects of their business, all the time. Luckily, […]
Tweak these settings to keep track of your data usage
Keeping track of the ways in which you spend mobile data can go a long way in sticking to your monthly data […]
Use these tips to stay safe while shopping online
Wherever you find yourself in the country, e-tailers (online retailers) have made it easier than ever before to do all your shopping […]
How to secure your browser and control what websites have access to
Most of us spend a large part of our time navigating the intricate avenues of the web, and very often we do […]
5 ways to prevent bill shock about your child’s mobile phone
Even the most responsible among us sometimes find ourselves almost swallowing our tongues when we receive our monthly cellphone bills. Even if […]
6 ways to cut down on your mobile data usage
Close to 60% of South Africans now have internet access, according to a study done by We Are Social and HootSuite in […]
5 ways in which small businesses can use tech to streamline their work
A hesitance to delve into tech quarries often leads to small businesses missing out on the large amount of technology gold that […]
5 productivity apps to help you level up at the office
Employees across a range of industries are increasingly required to be jacks-of-all-trades, and this often comes with bigger and more comprehensive job […]
Google’s new job search function: this is how to use it
Google recently announced that it would be expanding its commitment to skills development in Sub-Saharan Africa by making a new immersive job […]
A quick guide to managing your data
As mobile technology has expanded, so has the capabilities of our cellphones and more specifically the apps installed on them. These days, […]
This is how to turn off those Google reminder ads that follow you around the internet
Search engines, and specifically the ruler of them all, Google, have simplified our lives so much, it’s difficult to think of a […]
10 apps that can help your small business grow
the same resources due to budget restrictions. Too often, small business owners do not realise the benefits that simple tools can have […]
Already bored with your December break? Try these apps!
There’s no doubt that a break over December comes at exactly the right time. But how often has the boredom bug caught […]
Spring clean your digital life for the new year
Our digital lives have become such an integral part of our waking lives, that the two have become almost indistinguishable. The two […]
How to keep your cellphone safe this holiday season
The holiday season is around the corner, and many of us will be heading to a coastal city or other vacation retreats […]
Animoji karaoke has social media users singing
Apple iPhone X users have taken to social media to share a new trend that features Animoji, a premium feature of the […]
10 DIY tech costume ideas for Halloween
Trick or Treat and Halloween parties are just around the corner. Don’t get caught off guard this Halloween with no costume – […]
When last did you check your Vodacom Talking Points?
Vodacom’s Talking Points have been around for a very long time. In fact, we’ve become so accustomed to receiving them that many […]
Do you use your mobile phone for banking? Here are some basic safety tips
Today we use the internet as an interactive classroom, we use Skype for meetings, and we do our shopping with the help of the World Wide Web. It has been no surprise that we’ve started utilising the internet and mobile phones to do our banking, too.
5 ways to make your old phone feel brand spanking new
In these trying economic times, buying a new phone is a luxury like it has never been before. Despite the ever-present pressure […]
Here’s the lowdown on your phone’s location services
You’ve probably noticed upon installing a new app that Location Services must often be turned on for the app to function optimally. […]
Reasons to choose fibre and how it will benefit you
Using Fibre over other ways to connect to the web holds a variety of benefits for the user. To check your coverage and make contact with a Smartcom consultant for a fibre connection contact us today!
5 Android tips you should know about
When people started calling them smartphones, they probably didn't know the full extent to which these mobile devices would make our lives easier. You probably didn't know your Android device could do all of these things! Che
8 Tips to save on your data usage
In the past 10 years, the price of 1 GB of data decreased by about 71%. With that said we are using more and more data everyday, and even though the price of data did, in fact, fall during the last decade, it is still a massive expense for most consumers.
Here are some basic tips provided by Vodacom for budget-conscious consumers who want to save on their data usage.
Why every entrepreneur needs to be on a Vodacom Red package
Today, it is nearly impossible to run a business without access to the internet and the facilities to contact customers, suppliers and partners via the multitude of technology available. All of which requires either data or voice minutes.
To upgrade, or not to upgrade
Being in the telecoms industry, we often face customer’s indecisiveness when it comes to those two-year cellphone upgrades.
Which contract and smartphone is right for you?
I’ve been looking over the numerous contract options and tremendous amount of cellphone choices available at Vodacom and at first glance, it […]