This episode is for all the corporate grunts out there. Have you ever left a business meeting with the feeling that crucially important details weren’t absorbed by the already drenched sponge that is your brain? You bet your sweet little corporate bum you have. Ever had a follow-up meeting and embarrassed yourself because you couldn’t [...]
Cloud Computing. You’ve probably heard the phrase at a bar, or around your depressingly busy photocopy machine at work. Bill from management, or Peter from accounts drops this term at every opportunity, and every time you just smile and nod. Standing there without a worthwhile contribution. So you embarrass yourself again, by talking about your [...]
As Occupy Wall Street taught us, protesting is not only a fantastic way to keep your democracy vibrant and your government honest, but it also gives you a lot of ‘cool’ factor’. And nothing says street cred with protesting, like photos uploaded to the net from the actual protesting site. In this episode Seth shows [...]
Steve Jobs once said, “Why join the navy when you can be a pirate?” The internet has changed everything, mostly for the better, but it’s also made it easy to steal stuff. So what makes a pirate on the cyber seas? In this episode Seth gets out his eye-patch, peg-leg and parrot and tries to [...]
Either side of New Year is quite loose when it comes to time at the office. Your boss will either be on holiday, or glad-handling some clients on the golf course, or something else as equally ridiculous. Instead of being in the office while the cat’s away, you’d rather be in bed, watching the test, [...]
There’s nothing worse than the sickening feeling you get, when your phone slips out of your grasp and splashes into the pool, or a puddle, or God forbid, the toilet bowl. The good news is, it doesn’t have to be the end for your vital appendage. In this episode Seth shows you that if you [...]
For some of us, shopping malls are the absolute worst. With queues and people breathing all over you, touching you, children, sticky ice-creams, screaming, and of course, the trauma of finding parking. In this episode Seth shows you how to avoid this nightmarish experience. *This insert was first published in December 2011 on ETV. [...]
Do you ever think back to a time before the internet? Before instant gratification and information at your fingertips, it was a time when you had to go to a library to find things out. It seems prehistoric compared to our lives now, where anything we want, information wise, is there for the taking. But [...]
We all know how annoying it is when you get a snippet of a song stuck in your head and it plays in a loop. Try as you might, you just can’t get rid of it and you have no idea how to identify it, until slowly, it begins to drive you mad. Don’t sweat. [...]
It’s common knowledge that job recruiters are increasingly scanning through your online presence, before considering you for a job. Seth shows us how to prevent any online embarrassments, with a few nifty apps that erase evidence of last night’s shenanigans.
This week, our resident trans-sexual rock star and pop culture dominatrix, Mary Scary, contemplates Die Antwoord. You can catch more of her poignant opinions on The Rhys Woods Show with Stacey Howell, on Tuesdays from 5 – 7pm, only on 2oceansvibe Radio.
This week Ryan talks to Henk Kleynhans, the founder of Skyrove Wireless, about the barriers and downright hassles of WIFI spots in South Africa. He also reviews the nifty ION USB Turntable, and catches you up on the latest Tech News. Proudly brought to you by:
This week Rolling Stone’s Tech Editor, Bradley Shaw, gives us his blue sky technology predictions for 2012. Ryan also reviews the DSTV WALKA, and as always, your latest Tech News. Proudly brought to you by:
This week Ryan talks to Tobi Van Zyl, the CEO of MoneySmart.co.za, about how to manage your finances, and indeed your life, from an online platform. Also, given that it’s a brand new year, with 365 days of opportunity for mischievous teenagers, with acne and imaginary girlfriends, to screw up your computer with a virus, [...]
Ryan rounds up the Top Tech Stories from 2011. He also talks to Marlon Parker, from Rlabs.org, about the role that technology can play in bettering human lives. And this week’s review, is software for all you video editing enthusiasts in the house.
In this episode Ryan interviews Justin Stanford about the Venture Capital landscape. He also reviews the Parrot A.R Drone, a quadricopter that can be controlled by your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
Ryan chats to Rob Paddock, the MD of GetSmarter.co.za, about trading in the daunting exam hall for online education. He also reviews a budget friendly tablet, the WindPad Enjoy 7. And as always, the latest tech news.
On this episode of Tech Vibe, Ryan O’Connor talks to Eran Eyal, the CEO of Springleap.com, about online community and retail. He also introduces the guitar for the tech savvy urbanite, the ION Discover USB Guitar, which teaches a guitar noob to play via online software tutorials.
This shortcut takes you from Hyde Park Corner to the Jolly Roger in Parkhurst. You probably usually go down Jan Smuts but, as if by magic, Seth reveals a new route that saves you a lot of time, a lot of energy, and a lot of bitterness.
On this week’s Tech Vibe, Ryan speaks to Prezence Digital’s CTO, Tim Bishop, about Africa’s burgeoning .mobi boom, and Prezence’s drive to develop micro and mobile payments. We also give you the latest news, and review a product designed to solve your escalating home video situation.
The Blue Route is just that, blue, and depressing. You probably think you’ve got the better of it by taking Rhodes Drive. The only problem is that you have to deal with that queue that’s longer than the line at Home Affairs. Seth shows you where to bang a right, to avoid the fifteen minute [...]
In this week’s episode of Tech Vibe, MXit’s newest owner, Alan Knott-Craig discusses his future plans for MXit, and tells us exactly when we can expect to see big changes for one of Africa’s most successful social platforms. We also review the Tivoli Cappellini Model One internet radio, and bring you the top tech stories [...]
In the final episode of this season of Rugby Vibe, Steve and his guest, Phillip Venter consider the personnel that South African rugby has at its disposal as it moves into the future. Following on from last week, Steve covers his pick of forward players. Proudly brought to you by:
Seth dodges highly botoxed women in Jaguars, and shows you a short cut from Benmore to Hyde Park, without using Grayston Drive and Sandton Drive. Top secret information is leaked, where he shows you a zone that skips the infamous traffic lights onto William Nicol Drive.
In this week’s installment of Tech Vibe, Ryan gets his hands on the vaunted iPhone4S, Apple’s latest update to its line of famed smartphones. Ryan O’Connor chats to Gaynor McArthur of DigiCape to find out when the 4S will arrive in South Africa, how much we can expect to pay for it, and whether it [...]
This week, Steve and his guest, Phillip Venter consider the personnel that South African rugby has at its disposal as it moves into the future. This week, Steve covers his pick of backline players. Next week, he’ll look at South Africa’s forward players of the future. Proudly brought to you by:
Seth shows you how to get from Claremont to Rondebosch, without dealing with the traffic. You may think you know this route, but we assure you, you don’t. The end reveals a spicy secret twist. It’s mind-blowing.
One of Cape Town’s favourite presenters, Ryan O’Connor, hosts the weekly TECH VIBE Show on 2oceansvibe TV. Every Friday morning, Ryan takes us through the latest tech news, reviews, recently-released gadgets, and taps the brain of a tech guru. Tech Vibe is packaged in a byte-sized (see what we did there?) five minute format, for [...]
Ciro blames the scarcity of the luxury SUVs on fat bankers in wall street, who used all of our money to buy small islands, and furnish their offices with polar bear rugs. Ciro’s solution? Replacing this void with the station wagon. Enter the Audi A4 Avant Sportline, a station wagon that’s nothing like those wood-paneled [...]