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THE OFFICIAL MAGAZINE OF ALTECH AUTOPAGE

biz

Issue 01 - September 2013

Technology and business news

FEATURE

BUSINESS SOLUTIONS Enhance your productivity

IN THE NEWS INTROD INTRODUCING THE SAMSU SAMSUNG GALAXY ZOOM S4 ZOO

MOBILE OFFICE Step away from your desk not your work


WELCOME | issue one of biz mag

Welcome Welcome to the very first issue of BIZ. Our aim with this bi-monthly publication is to keep you abreast of all the exciting developments in the technology world.

EDITORIAL TEAM Senior Manager - Brand

This month we focus on the growing phenomena of the mobile office. In a time when everything happens at the speed of light, a multitude of professionals work on the go, whether it is from home or from their favourite coffee shop. In keeping with the trend, we introduce you to devices and technologies that allow you to stay connected at all times, from anywhere. In addition, we take a look at internet access solutions for your business; review an array of handsets and devices; and introduce you to the Altech Autopage Jozi2Kozi. I hope you enjoy reading our launch issue as much as we enjoyed putting it together.

and Communications CHARNEL HATTINGH Executive Creative Director ANDREW BURKE Editor MICHELLE MARAIS Production Director MARIANNE BURKE Deputy Art Director DAVE STRAUSS Designer

Charnel Hattingh

TESSA GREEN

SENIOR MANAGER - BRAND AND COMMUNICATIONS

Junior Designer LESLEY SHULTEN Office Assistant JASON DA COSTA

NAVIGATING OUR DIGITAL MAGAZINE: We’re very excited to present you with this month’s issue of BIZ. The digital magazine has been designed to allow a truly interactive experience.

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inside the magazine | CONTENTS

September 2013 Pg. 04 Cover story Although we can’t increase the hours in the day, a variety of business technologies are enabling us to do work on the go. It’s all about connectivity. We introduce the Mobile Office.

Pg. 08 Products Find your perfect digital companion with our latest range of handsets and mobile technologies.

Pg. 14 Internet access solutions 04 Stay connected with our internet deals.

Pg. 16 In the news Stay abreast of technology developments by being in the know.

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CONTRIBUTORS

- Letter from the MD

Amanda Stone

Wayne Habig

Jessica Gliddon

Gadget girl and regular tech contributor Amanda is a selfprofessed social media junkie and has been freelancing since 2011. favourite mobile: Sony Xperia Z

From conceptualising ideas and writing scripts to making films, Wayne’s a jack-of-alltrades and has been a storyteller for seven years. favourite mobile: Nokia Lumia 820

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COVER STORY | the mobile office

WORK ON THE GO The portable office used to be the stuff of science fiction but today’s mobility-addicted world means that anything you need is available wherever you need it, whenever you need it Words Jessica Gliddon

odern business is all about

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connectivity, no matter where you are. Portability is no longer an option of

convenience - it’s a must for most modern business people. We expect to be able to

communications functionality with a more

and internet connectivity still makes

reach our colleagues and clients wherever

accessible interface.

landlines essential. But with the growing world of telepresence, interacting with

they may be, at any time. True connectivity has less to do with

people thousands of miles away using

BlackBerry used to be the default choice

the device you choose and more with

software or even robotics isn’t far off.

for business professionals but almost any

the service you use. More and more

smartphone available today has all the

businesses are storing their information

If your mobile office is an extension of a

functionality a determined businessperson

in clouds, making files easily available

bigger business, it’s essential to consider

might need. That said, BlackBerry is still

wherever they may be, or use other

what network your office, colleagues or

great for streamlined communications - it

varieties of online storage systems like

employees are on and which devices

was built with email in mind, so that your

Dropbox to easily share and send files.

they use, which is especially important to

notifications and messages are easily set

As far as meetings go, Skype, FaceTime

consider when using products from Apple

up and work rapidly, keeping contacts and

and other VOIP services are quickly

as they don’t always integrate well with

clients close at hand. Stylish handsets like

replacing teleconferencing with video

other systems.

the Z10 means you can enjoy advanced

conferencing. However, spotty mobile

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the mobile office | COVER STORY

THE PERFECT DEVICE Manufacturers continue to warily feel out which device size is perfect for the travelling business consumer, straddling the gap between large smartphones and small tablets, regular laptops and tablets with keyboards. A tablet or smartphone needs to be large enough to properly see projects or presentations and work on them while you’re on that high-speed train heading to your meeting. Yet it also needs to be small enough to conveniently slip into your bag. Many are favouring the convenience of 10, 11 or 12-inch hybrid devices to fit both needs, such as the Microsoft Surface or the HP Envy, but the jury is still out.

Microsoft Office Suite

APPS TO OPTIMISE BUSINESS

THE MOBILE OFFICE ALLOWS YOU TO BE MORE PRODUCTIVE BECAUSE YOU HAVE CONTROL OVER WHERE AND HOW YOU WORK

iOS/Android/ BlackBerry®/

Basecamp

Windows Phone

iOS/Web

Microsoft Word, Excel and

This software has long been

PowerPoint remain the stalwarts

used for project management,

of any system, and sticking

but it has now been

with them avoids complicated

incorporated into an app on

and annoying document

iPhone as well. It stores your

conversions that might not

projects online, letting your

impress your colleagues or

office team, your clients and

clients. Although available

vendors access everything

across all platforms, it’s easiest

that’s happening with projects.

to use with Windows Phones.

Individual schedules are

Office.microsoft.com

displayed on a calendar, files are accessible online, and

None of this functionality will mean much however

Remember the Milk

everything stays organised.

without internet connectivity. Most cell phone contracts

iOS/Android/BlackBerry®/Web

Basecamp.com

come with data packages, but if you need your tablet or

This friendly to-do list is great

your laptop to get serious work done, portable modems

because of its versatility and

Bizness Apps

or routers are essential for when you can’t find a Wi-Fi

simplicity. It works across

iOs/Android/Web

connection. You can even use your cell phone as a

almost all platforms, and allows

Why trawl the internet for apps

modem, which lets you connect wherever you are. If

you not only to list everything

that suit your business when

you need to do in your day,

you can create your own?

but lets you share your tasks,

Bizness Apps is easy to use -

get reminders and even share

start from an industry-specific

with other programmes like

template and expand your

Evernote and Twitter.

app using various features

www.rememberthemilk.com

like shopping carts, loyalty

you’re travelling abroad, make sure roaming is activated so you can use your normal services there too.

Having a mobile office isn’t just about streaming contacts, emails and documents through a portable device though - it can also become a kind of personal

programmes or food ordering.

assistant. The organisationally impaired might look

www.biznessapps.com

to a time monitoring app like RescueTime, which

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COVER STORY | the mobile office

Mobile and tablet growth in SA tracks how long you have each window open on your

Mobile and tablet growth is skyrocketing and it’s predicted that tablet sales will overtake that of laptops by 2016.

computer, or organisational apps like Remember the Milk can organise your to-do list. Scribbling down notes on a notepad next to your desk is a thing of the past. Complex organisational apps like Springpad let you organise your life into a series of notebooks allowing you to add images, files and tasks, and

Mobile of the world’s population have cell phones

75%

of South Africans own a cell phone

80%

South Africans access internet via mobile

7.9 mil

of South Africans use smartphones

15%

share with your colleagues, wherever you are.

Despite the many capabilities

2 mil

iPhone 5 devices pre-ordered and sold in 24hrs

Tablet

available from today’s portable

Tablet devices in SA

530 k

Apple iPads

240 k

devices, there are still those who take the idea of the mobile office quite literally.

215 k

Samsung Galaxy Tabs

Nissan came up with the Nissan NV200 in 2007. The vehicle had an entire office

Other brands

35 k

Huawei devices

30 k

in the back, complete with chair and desk. Technology advances so fast today that most of these capabilities are

10 k

BlackBerry Playbooks

easily enjoyed in a hand-held phone. Still, there’s no cell phone that can replace a truly

Mobile usage on the rise:

comfy office chair. [B]

22% of overall device usage is by social media activity on mobile devices

543 mil people use Facebook Mobile on a monthly basis

6.8 mil South Africans use their mobile phone to access Facebook

The PC’s downfall:

11% only 11% of PCs are being replaced with newer PCs

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BELOW 50% DRAM (Dynamic Random Access Memory) modules for PCs fell below 50% for the first time in history, indicating a potentially dying market


the mobile office | COVER STORY

On the move

Tools and technologies for mobile entrepreneurs

With free Wi-Fi being offered at many spots these days, the conventional office has been redefined. Among these, coffee shops and bookshops make for great productivity-boosting spaces a welcome change of scenery. Altech Autopage offers a wide range of wireless tools and technologies, perfect for when you’re on the move. 1. BLACKBERRY Q10

1.

2.

With its QWERTY keyboard and great battery life the Q10 is in a league of its own. The smartphone looks great and handles with ease, making it a brilliant handset

3.

for business. In addition, keeping on top of all your communications is a breeze with the BlackBerry Hub. 2. HUAWEI E303 In as

4.

little as 15 seconds after the datacard is inserted, the Huawei E303 HiLink automatically connects you to the internet. This is up to 75% faster than other traditional products currently on the market! The small, stylish modem ensures a steady and rapid connection to the web, which means doing business online is a hassle-free affair.

3. SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 10.1 allows you to work from

4. SAMSUNG GALAXY S4 The Samsung Galaxy S4 is a bold,

anywhere. The tablet’s multiscreen and S Note let you create,

powerful handset and according to industry insiders, the full

save and send notes - jotting down your thoughts has never

HD screen is the best in the business. Each feature has been

been this easy. This piece of technology allows you to step away

designed to simplify and enrich your life. It’s even smart enough

from your desk, but not your work.

to monitor your health and well being, making everything simpler, more fun and boosting your productivity.

Off to the coffice!

According to Urban Dictionary “coffice” is defined as “a coffee shop one makes into an office, where non-coffee shop work is performed”.

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PRODUCTS | top product picks

our latest

PRODUCT PICKS

Stay connected with the best in the business

1

SONY XPERIA Z

2

SAMSUNG GALAXY S4

3

BLACKBERRY Q10

4

NOKIA LUMIA 925

OS Windows 8

OS Android OS

OS Android OS

OS BlackBerry 10 OS

Camera 13.1 MP

Camera 13 MP

Camera 8 MP

Data Speed HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps

Colours black, white, purple

Colours white, black, blue

Colours black, white

Colours black, white, gray

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top product picks | PRODUCTS

editor’s pick

1

Meet the new SONY XPERIA Z 71 MM

139 MM

13.1 MP CAMERA 1080 X 1920 PIXELS ANDROID OS

With a cutting-edge camera, a super-slim design and a resilient body, the Xperia Z is a formidable phone. It better be - this highly anticipated smartphone is what Sony is banking on to shake up the smartphone market. The Sony Xperia Z comes with some of the best specs out there. It has a promising range SPECIFICATIONS

of features: a quad-core 1.5 GHz Snaprdragon Krait processor, 13 MP camera, 16 GB storage,

OS Android OS Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait Memory/

2 GB RAM, water and dust-resistant, 1080 p

Storage microSD [up to 64 GB]; 16 GB internal, 2 GB RAM

HD screen with Bravia Engine. It offers good

Screen 1080 x 1920 pixels, TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M

battery performance and top speeds. The

colours Data Speed HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE,

design is robust and fits very well in the hand.

Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL Dimensions 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm

When you turn on the Full HD 5-inch screen,

Weight 146 g Camera 13.1 MP, 4128x3096 pixels, autofocus,

the clarity is mind-blowing. There’s no going

LED flash Colours black, white, purple

wrong with this impressive new device.

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PRODUCTS | top product picks

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3

BLACKBERRY Q10

SAMSUNG GALAXY S4 Apple has always been good at generating hype, but the flurry of activity over the release of the S4 may have just been enough to shake the mighty manufacturer. While it’s not earth-shatteringly different than the S3, the S4 is a beautiful phone. The white version has a fine diamond pattern beneath its gloss surface. It’s a definite improvement on the S3, with more screen space, a sturdier USB port and a responsive home button. Despite its immense 4.99” display, the S4 is light and thin; however the rounded edges somehow make it look a bit awkward. With the power underneath, its bright, glossy screen and impressive photographic abilities, there is no doubt this is one of the best phones on the market.

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SPECIFICATIONS OS Android OS Processor Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A15 & quadcore 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 Memory/Storage microSD [up to 64 GB]; 16/32/64 GB internal, 2 GB RAM Screen 1080 x 1920 pixels, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours Data Speed HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps Dimensions 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm Weight 130 g Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus, LED flash Colours white frost, black mist, arctic blue

While the Z10 threw BlackBerry into the running for the all-touchscreen super smartphone market, it left some loyalists feeling alienated. Enter the BlackBerry Q10, with half of the phone dominated by keyboard. It runs the Z10’s BlackBerry 10.1, whose usability depends on if you’re willing to dive deep into the Q10’s layers of functionality. Even though it doesn’t have a giant display, the BlackBerry Q10’s selling point is its unique place as a top market smartphone with a good keyboard. For people who prioritise messaging above everything else, including good apps, the Q10 is a good buy. The swipe-driven OS provides plenty of new, exciting ways of interacting with the device, while keyboard shortcuts and Instant Actions add extra speed and flexibility. Considering the Q10 is a phone for loyal BlackBerry users, old habits will have to be broken.

SPECIFICATIONS OS BlackBerry 10 OS Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait (LTE version) / Cortex-A9 (Non-LTE) Memory/Storage microSD [up to 64 GB]; 16 GB internal, 2 GB RAM Screen 720 x 720 pixels, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours Data Speed EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, HSPA, LTE (market dependent) Dimensions 119.6 x 66.8 x 10.4 mm Weight 139 g Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash Colours black, white


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PRODUCTS | top product picks

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5

NOKIA OKIA LUMIA 925

HUAWEI ASCEND P6

Nokia’s flagship phone, the Lumia 920, married striking looks to a quality screen and great camera. However, there was still some room for improvement.

While it might not attract attention like the Samsungs and Apples of the world, the Chinese manufacturer has gone and outdone them at their own game with the Ascend P6.

The Nokia Lumia 925 is the answer to this. It’s a great looking phone; it’s slimmer and lighter than the Nokia Lumia 920, and the metal band running around the edge does wonders for it. The camera is superb too, not only in terms of its raw performance, but also in the sheer number of options, modes and effects. Nokia’s HERE Maps and HERE Drive navigation apps are brilliant additions. Like all Windows Phone 8 handsets, the Nokia Lumia 925 also does a great job of contacts, messaging and social network integration. While it may not reinvent the wheel, it’s a formidable addition to the top of the line smartphone world.

SPECIFICATIONS OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait Memory/Storage 16 GB/ 32 GB [Vodafone only], 1 GB RAM Screen 768 x 1280 pixels, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours Data Speed HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL Dimensions 129 x 70.6 x 8.5 mm Weight 139 g Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, Carl Zeiss optics, optical image stabilisation, autofocus, dual-LED flash Colours black, white, gray 012

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The phone’s razor-slim body makes it one of the thinnest smartphones on the market. Sure, there has been word of even thinner phones, but these were the kind of gadgets to give small-time Chinese makers their 15 minutes of fame rather than make a big splash globally. Huawei’s vision, on the other hand, goes well beyond the home market. What makes the Ascend so impressive is its powerful credentials. With a quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A9 processor, a 16-core GPU and 2 GB of RAM, the Ascend really offers a lot for a reasonable price.

SPECIFICATIONS OS Android OS Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Memory/Storage microSD [up to 32 GB]; 8 GB [4.7 GB user available], 2 GB RAM Screen 720 x 1280 pixels, IPS+ LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours Data Speed HSDPA, 21.6 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps Dimensions 132.7 x 65.5 x 6.2 mm Weight 120 g Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash Colours black, white, pink


top product picks | PRODUCTS

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HUAWEI MEDIAPAD 10 LINK Promising download speeds of up to 150 Mbps on 4 G networks, the MediaPad has plenty of potential. Some of its different features include a lack of physical buttons, and the fact the front-facing camera is located on top of the tablet when held in landscape mode rather than portrait. The Huawei MediaPad 10 Link is quick and responsive, with a Jelly Bean processor. Huawei has preloaded the tablet with a few of its own apps. There’s still 12.83 GB out of 16 GB available out of the box, which should be plenty for most people to get started with before needing to upgrade. It’s a decent offering for those looking for a simple tablet. SPECIFICATIONS OS Android OS Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9 Memory/Storage microSD [up to 32 GB]; 8/16/32 GB internal, 1 GB RAM Screen 1280 x 800 pixels, IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours Data Speed HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL

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HUAWEI ASCEND MATE Huawei started out on the phone and tablet market quietly, going through a stage of copying and innovation before turning more ambitious and creating more unique models. The Ascend Mate is one of these copy-style tablets. The Mate is the Chinese take on the Samsung Galaxy Notes - low-cost but quite up to date in terms of equipment, for a midrange phablet. However, the Huawei’s customisation of the Android interface does slow it down a little. It’s aimed at those who don’t want to buy both a phone and a tablet, at 6.1 inches it does the job fairly well.

SPECIFICATIONS OS Android OS Processor 1,5 GHz quad-core Cortex-A9 Memory/Storage microSD [up to 32 GB]; 2 GB RAM Screen 720 x 1280 pixels, IPS+ LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours Data Speed HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.7 Mbps

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BUSINESS SOLUTIONS | internet access

INTERNET ACCESS SOLUTIONS To keep pace in an increasingly competitive world, your business needs to run as efficiently as possible. Having the best internet connection can be crucial in helping your business make an impact, particularly for those who trade online. Click for comprehensive internet package deals

Altech Autopage’s internet access solutions allow customers to select the perfect solution, based on their ideal criteria. Some customers want performance and reliability, while others want performance and cost efficiency, which is why, when it comes to our solutions, one size does not fit all.

Internet options PREMIUM INTERNET ACCESS

BROADBAND INTERNET ACCESS

UNCAPPED BROADBAND BUSINESS ACCESS

Who will benefit? Customers making

Who will benefit? Customers making use

Who will benefit? Small and medium

use of leased-line, wireless, fibre and channel

of Autopage’s ADSL service.

sized businesses.

bonding physical link solutions.

How does it work? 1. Traffic is given

How does it work?

How does it work? 1. The customer’s line

optimum access across the local loop or SAT-3/

1. Usage-based products are available in

terminates in one of Autopage’s datacentres

Seacom fibre cables. 2. Autopage’s backbone

two permutations, namely Platinum and

and traffic is given optimum access across the

network has been designed with a specific

Gold access and are subject to Autopage’s

local loop or SAT-3/Seacom fibre cables. 2.

breakout in Europe, which typically results in

prioritisation policy.

Autopage’s backbone network has additionally

lower latency (about 200 ms) into Europe and

2. Autopage’s ADSL network is optimised for

been designed, which typically results in lower

the rest of the world. 3. The end-to-end speed

business applications including but not limited

latency (about 200 ms) into Europe and the

of access is determined by the performance-

to web browsing, email, VoIP, streaming, VPN,

rest of the world. 3. The end-to-end speed of

level of the customer’s physical link (from

FTP and other traffic. 3. When it comes to ADSL

the service is determined by the performance-

512 Kbps to 4 Mbps) in both an uncapped

broadband business internet access, Platinum-

level customers have selected, which is either

environment and on a usage basis.

grade usage-based access carries the highest

uncapped or usage-based.

priority, closely followed by Gold-grade usagebased access and lastly, uncapped access.

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Did you know?

The first Wi-Fi-enabled flight in SA took place on 8 May 2012. This is a first not only for Africa, but also for the entire southern hemisphere.


IN THE NEWS | happenings in the tech world

JUST IN!

Words Amanda Kelly Stone

Stay abreast of the latest tech-related news by being in the know.

#1

APPLE’S NEW NEXT GEN MAC PRO

#2

After seven years, Apple finally decided to spruce things up. Launching later this year is the new cylindrical style New Mac Pro. The most impressive feature is that it’s expected to measure in at only 1/8th of the current Mac Pro’s size. New architecture and design are responsible for optimising the hardware’s performance, both inside and out. The distinctly different shape comes compliments of a new thermal core; an air duct running through the centre of the hardware itself, along with a fan situated at the top. A beautiful addition to any office.

Up to

www.apple.com

GARMIN PROJECTS DIRECTIONS ONTO WINDSHIELDS

12 Cores

While heads-up displays (HUD) have featured in a ton

processing power

of futuristic films over the last few years, a case of life imitating art is about to hit the shelves. Due out later this year is Garmin’s new dashboard mounted portable HUD. The device will function by projecting turn-by-turn navigation instructions onto the car windshield (or rather, a transparent film you can stick to your windshield) at eye-

Up to

20 GB/s data transfer speeds

level. The HUD will receive information via a Bluetooth enabled smartphone, which will need to be running the accompanying app. While it’s upsetting that Garmin won’t be bringing the system to SA, it certainly won’t be long before competitors launch similar products. www.garmin.com

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happenings in the tech world | IN THE NEWS

#4 #3 The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom first of its kind! A smartphone-cross-digital camera hybrid, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom takes photography on-thego to the next level. The phone, closely resembling the Samsung Galaxy S4, comes with built-in camera hardware features such as an optical lens. The device has been designed specifically for individuals who aren’t willing to compromise on image quality, but

FACEBOOK GRAPH SEARCH

want to be able to take photos with their smartphone only. The phone functions similar to the Samsung Galaxy S4 but also

16mp

camera

Launched in June, Facebook’s new search engine allows users to search for people, places

boasts an insane 16-megapixel,

and photos in a far more precise and detailed

10 X optical zoom camera, making

way than ever before. Using personal information

it the first of its kind. It operates

that individuals upload onto Facebook, users will be able to ask Facebook specific questions

using Android Jellybean 4.2 and has a 4,3” screen.

www.samsung.com

and receive some frighteningly specific answers. With this new feature, it’s important to be aware that it’s becoming easier for people to find information that has been shared. The new Graph Search feature aims to make information more accessible for positive uses, such as finding old school friends. How this development will actually be used is still up in the air.

www.facebook.com/about/graphsearch

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VARIETY TRULY IS THE SPICE OF LIFE MORE CHOICE. MORE DEVICES. MORE SERVICE. From ancient writing techniques, Morse code, the telephone and, of course, the World Wide Web – the benchmark of communications technology is ever-shifting. Keeping up with the relentless pace can be a daunting and dreary, but very necessary, task.

Change and choice are two constants that

your everyday life, or even reach your

talking, or a Jack-of-all-trades, there’s a

Altech Autopage offers to help you keep

dreams and aspirations.

deal to suit your world.

When it comes to delivering great service

Whether you’re a Netizen of the world

Now you don’t have to pick what

and products, we provide manageable,

who’s always connected to the web,

seems like the best – just pick what

relevant communications choices that

a boisterously conversing Vocalist, a

makes you happy and we guarantee it

will change the way you do business, live

Wordsmith who lets your fingers doe the

will be the best.

up with communications conversation.

Want facts?

Here are reasons why Autopage isn’t just all talk:

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Best in the business (best price match): Seventy

Your single source (all under one roof): There’s no

per cent of our deals are better priced than the market

need to run around looking for great deals on different

average. Autopage guarantees best value for money and

products and services. We’re your super-centre, providing

best quality of network service.

holistic solutions for all communication needs.

BIZ MAGAZINE, ISSUE 1 | www.autopage.co.za


BIZ Magazine Issue 1  

A digital and mobile magazine aiming to provide business leaders with the latest mobile and data solutions.

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