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Elvis Blue on South African Idols season 6

UPDATE (2 Nov) – YES !!! Elvis Blue won SA Idols season 6, after I called it in the post below :) Last night I managed to catch the last couple of minutes of the first episode of the new Idols season on MNet, and one of the contestants towards the end of the show, […]

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Win a prize valued at $10,000 with FNB & PayPal X

The guys from FNB & PayPal X have put up a prize valued at about $10,000 for a South African developer who create innovative an application using PayPal’s payment platform. This is any type of app, not iPhone, but can also be web etc. The competition forms part of the PayPal X Innovate Conference which […]

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Durban needs to bid for the 2020 or 2024 Olympic Games

So the curtain has been drawn on the worlds biggest sports spectacle. The last month has literally been a blur, and every single person I have spoken to in the last month, has mentioned soccer. But it’s not only that. It is the manner in which we did this. We pulled it off. No one […]

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Spud the movie trailer

I recentley finished reading the Spud series of books, which I have to say are 3 of the best books I have read in a long long time. If you haven’t heard about Spud, it is a diary style series of books, written by a teenage boy as he enters high school at Michaelhouse in […]

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A weekend at Honeywood Lodge – Bliss

A couple of weeks ago, I received an email from the owners of a place called Honeywood Lodge, Ian and Sharon, inviting me and the famdamily down to their self-catering accommodation for the weekend. Honeywood is situated just a bit north of Port Shepstone, on the KZN South Coast, in a suburb called Sea Park. […]

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South African Culture

Let’s get this party started – Bafana vs. Mexico

They opening game of the world cup takes place tomorrow afternoon. I simply can’t wait. For me, this is one of THE biggest moments in our countries history, and I am overwhelmed by what is going down in our country at the moment. To be honest, I won’t be surprised if a little tear is […]

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South African Culture Tech News

Super 14 Final in GigaPixel Pano

The boys from Virtual Africa have done it once again. They have captured the Super 14 Final, that was held this past weekend between the Bulls & the Stormers, in a high resolution GigaPixel Pano. This means that you can browse around the whole stadium in 360 degrees, and because the quality of the images […]

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Getting Creative

Another guest post and fantastic look at the IT life by Shawn Muller Us computer guys are a funny lot.  By and large we’re pretty clever – love a debate and are quite logical. And boy do we love making stupid inside jokes which no one really gets. But, we don’t like to be cast […]