FNB Launching FNB Smartphone

In an effort to make mobile banking more accessible, FNB is launching its own branded smartphone.

FNB’s CEO of Consumer, Jan Kleynhans, and Head of Smart Devices, Kartik Mistry, today announced the release of it’s FNB branded Android smartphones which will be available from 380 of FNB’s branches this Friday – 26 August 2016. The “ConeXis” will come in two models, the ConeXis A1 and ConeXis X1.

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A World First: Braaiboy Underwater Braai

It seems breaking the longest continuous braai world record with a mammoth 62 hour non-stop braai wasn’t enough for Braaiboy, because he has his eyes on the next one… A world first underwater braai!

As you know, the word “Braai” in South Africa is synonymous with good friends and great experiences. And that is clearly something that this Braai-Superhero loves. Clearly he must, having not only accomplished the world record for the longest braai marathon, but also currently being on a 4,5 year uninterrupted braai streak, braaing every day without fail.

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Valve Registers Half Life 3 Trademark

“Rise and shine, Mister Freeman. Rise and… shine.”……… Some of the opening lines to the iconic Half Life 2 released almost 10 years ago. Some say Half Life 3 would never come! Some say it’s just a fable to tell your kids at night about what once was… All I know is, they are wrong!

Half Life 3 Trademark

Members of NeoGAF have discovered Valve’s European trademark registered for Half Life 3! The  Rumours of Half Life 3 started not long after the release of Half Life 2 back in 2004, however nothing ever transpired from the rumours. With rumours having run wild for the last about 10 years, either Valve are toying with fans, registering the trademark on 29 September for possible future use, or something is really in the pipeline!

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Battlefield 4 Beta Review

Battlefield 4 Beta testing has begun after it was released for PC yesterday, 1 October, for some players who meet the requirements to get an early taste of the new game. Battlefield 4 Beta offers the map “Siege at Shanghai,” in which gamers can watch an entire skyscraper be destroyed and collapse into the gaming region during gameplay. The beta also offers two game modes: Conquest and domination.

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Biker Gang VS Range Rover Road Rage

This video posted on YouTube 2 days ago has already had 1 767 147 views since it was posted. In the helmet camera video footage captured by a fellow rider during an annual group motorcycle ride in New York called the “Hollywood Block Party,” you see a group of members from the bike rally assaulting the driver of the Range Rover after what appears to be him running into the back of one of the bikers after he cut him off.

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iOS 7.0.2 Update

Maybe you’ve already updated to it, maybe you haven’t. Either way, Apple released their latest version of their new iOS 7 software is for download on the 26th of September. With a relatively small update in size, the iOS 7.0.2 update is available for iPod Touch, iPad 2 or newer and iPhone 4 or newer and it:

  • Fixes bugs that could allow someone to bypass the Lock screen passcode
  • Reintroduces a Greek keyboard option for passcode entry
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iOS 7 Battery Saving Tips

If you’ve already updated to iOS 7, you may thoroughly be enjoying all the new features packed into the Apple operating system. But, let’s be honest for a second, between some of the new features like Control Center, AirDrop and iTunes Radio, as well as some of the updates to things like Notification Centre, Multitasking, Photos, Siri and the awesome Parallax effect,you might not be using all of them. There are probably some features you could turn off that are adding unnecessary strain on your iDevice battery. If this sounds like you, here are some iOS 7 Battery Saving Tips to prevent your battery from dying too quickly.

iOS 7 Battery Saving Tips

1. Disable Background App Refresh

Settings > General > Background App Refresh

A nice-to-have feature that isn’t so nice to the battery...

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How To Work My Apple Device Is Moving

After 668 days and 208 241 views at the time of writing this, It’s time to move How To Work My Apple Device….

The articles and content will be moving an extension of my own website. The reason for moving the site is simple… More activity. With How To Work My Apple Device currently on its own domain, separate from where I have been giving my blogging attention, the fact of the matter is that I have not given my closest attention this site. After thinking about it, it makes more sense to make this move and integrate the articles seamlessly between my other content where my goal is to cater for a broader audience and possibly expand the readership.

How To Work My Apple Device will now be available from www.glynnryan.co.za/category/how-to-work-my-apple-device … Or just click here.

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Smarter, Safer, Further 2013 Subaru Forester XT Review

Last week I was given the opportunity to test the new smarter, safer, further, 4th generation 2013 Subaru Forester XT, by Subaru Centurion. With more focus on the Subaru BRZ lately, I feel the Forester has been neglected and is well-deserving of some attention in the spotlight.

2013 Subaru Forester XT Review

A Subaru Forester might not be your first choice for an exciting car to drive, but this version takes its breakfast with a turbo-charged shot of 95 octane petrol.

Exterior

Now in its 4th generation, the exterior of the Forester has held onto some elements from the previous generation Forester you’ve come to know, while also offering more refined styling in other aspects of the design...

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