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  Remember the days of beepers, then cellphones, and drat! All of a sudden everyone knew where you were all of the time. Gone were the days of telephoning someone at home, and by golly, they were actually home when … Continue reading

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Internet Travel Agencies such as Expedia Take on Google

Well, imagine my surprise to hear that Expedia has headed a protest to Google. Apparently¬†Google Inc.’s proposed $700 million acquisition of ITA Software, has been met with opposition by a coalition headed by Expedia. Well I have all respect for … Continue reading

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Yawn! Skype just got on the bandwagon to things Fring have done ages ago.

Ooooh. So now you can access Facebook through skype, and check status updates et al. But sorry, we’ve been able to do that for more than a year with Fring! Pity that app no longer allows you to use skype … Continue reading

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Opera Mobile coming to Android, not quite the French Revolution.

Ok so how many of us use the Opera Mini web browser on our cell phones?? Hands up! I am one of them. Its so much faster and very accomodating to me in Africa with slow internet access. Very exciting … Continue reading

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I love it when technology works for me! Share the love – tips from a travel expert

The advantages of enhanced search engine applications of today, enable tourism service providers to reach a much larger audience. Continue reading

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Zimbabwe’s internet expensive and slow. 300 times more expensive.

Internet in Zimbabwe runs almost entirely on a satellite link. ‘ and running a link from Harare to New York costs about 300 times more than a link from New York to London’.

the ‘last mile’ link – which is the link between ISP and client but owned by Continue reading

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