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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BMW 2 Series Active Tourer Fits Whatever You Have In Mind

Recently I had the opportunity to join SMG Cape Town at their launch day of the new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, which made its South African debut on the 24th January 2015.

This five-seater MPV is the latest addition to the BMW product offering aimed at young, active people who need space for their daily activities and lifestyle and competes directly with the likes of Mercedes-Benz’ B-Class. The BMW 2 Series Active Tourer is a first for BMW as it also has BMW’s first-ever front-wheel drive system, the first of what could be a possible a new line-up of BMW front-wheel drive cars. A 2 Series Active Tourer all-wheel-drive option should be coming later.

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KDay 2015 [Review]

This year 94.5Kfm and MTN decided to change things up a little with a fresh new venue for KDay 2015 and end February on a high.

Newlands Cricket Ground saw fans of all ages arrive to see their favourite artists play on the KDay 2015 stage. Not only were there around 15 000 fans at Newlands Cricket Ground, but there were also over 42 000 others streaming KDay 2015 live via Livestream.com. The stream ranked in the top three, and had views from not only South Africa but in the Unites States and Germany too.

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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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Joburg Day 2013

94.7 Highveld Stereo in partnership with MTN had a lot of us up bright and early to be at the Highveld Stereo studios on Friday morning. Why? To officially launch Joburg Day 2013 happening on 14 September 2013 at Crocodile Creek Polo Club.

Darren Simpson and the rest of the Breakfast Xpress crew revealed MTN as their partner for this year’s Joburg Day, as well as confirming some of the acts for the day.

Joburg Day 2013

After an awesome Joburg Day in 2012 this year’s will be just as awesome, if not better! Some of the acts for the day include The Parlotones, GoldFish, Locnville, Lloyd Cele, Blackbyrd, Elvis Blue, Jack Parow and Daniel Baron to name a few.

By providing a stage to showcase some of our awesome home-grown talent for fellow Gauteng residents and anyone else who might be in the a...

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Costume in July

With all the events and things happening in Cape Town, I didn’t want this one to slip through the cracks. Everyone likes to dress up, so don’t look at me like you’re Jack Sparrow, The Wizard of Oz or some buff gym oke… Hey, there’s some ideas for you to use the Costume in July party happening in Cape Town. . .

Costume in July

Costume in July will be taking place at Trinity in Cape Town on 6 July 2013, starting at 20:00 and 85 South African Rond will get you in. With Brandon Leigh as your host for the night, no limit to the theme and an awesome mix of music, you can “B whoever you want to B”. . .

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Get Your Star Power with Highveld Stereo/Kfm and Samsung

Being the original form of social networking, where people could communicate, share ideas and thoughts, radio has changed over the years. Embracing the change in social networking and aiming at creating an entertaining and engaging form of media, 94.7 Highveld Stereo/94.5 Kfm on Monday announced the launch of their new smartphone-based game in association with SamsungStar Power.

The game is a world-first that entices people to play games on their smartphone, which you already check more than 30 times a day. By merging radio and the interactivity of a GPS-based game, 94.7 Highveld Stereo/94.5 Kfm and Samsung have come up with this concept that will kick-off on Monday, 3 June 2013.

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Model Shmodel… Be One

I don’t know about you, but I’m not very fond of the camera. That, and it doesn’t seem to like me. I never know what to do, how to smile, more teeth? Fewer teeth? I just never know. But clearly it seems I’ve been doing it wrong.

A friend of mine from a company called Talent Box contacted me about a shoot they’re doing in association with Premier Hotels and Resorts on the 8th of June 2013, and maybe you’d like to go? It’s happening at Premier Hotel OR Tambo. It’s a full package and a full day, with a team of photographers and creative directors, 2 wardrobe changes and 2 hair and makeup changes, as well as 30 fully edited images for you to keep afterwards.

The entire gig costs R3 500 and is a pretty shweet deal considering what will all be happening on the day...

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Get a Dryver… From SPAR

Last week I wrote an article about the “Drive-Dry” campaign and promoting the “drive dry” attitude amongst friends, family and fellow countrymen of South Africa. After writing the article, I was contacted about a new app from SPAR, called “Dryver” and thought you might like to know a bit more…

Dryver – The Social Media Network that Gets You Home Safely

As you may know, TOPS at SPAR have more that 500 stores across Southern Africa and are known for their edgy marketing and advertising campaigns. This led them to launching, a SA first, social network incorporated and innovative new app aimed at people who are out and over the legal drinking limit, but don’t want to drink and drive.

With the new zero drinking limit legislation imminent, TOPS at SPAR has taken the lead in addressing the issue,...

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