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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Sci-Ryder – The Next Big Thing In Gaming

Where lies the next frontier in gaming? More bandwidth, bigger hard drives, bigger screens, better graphics and resolution…? One thing is certain: Everything will get bigger, brighter, faster… better!

But that is evolution – not revolution. The next frontier will not be in our toys, but how we play with them. Desks are dead. Gone are the days of being forced to engage on your desk or computer’s terms.

There can be no doubt that people in their millions will continue to latch on to the phenomenon of computer gaming – which has and will continue to change just about everything in the way we work and play. And just as certain, people will spend longer and longer stretches in front of computers...

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Download iOS 8 GM now for iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch

As you have probably heard, Apple released the details of the iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus and the AppleWatch last night. Along with these releases, Apple also released the “Gold Master” version of iOS 8 to developers. Now, if you’re like me and you want to get your hands on iOS 8 GM early, here’s what you need to do…

If you just want more info or details of Apple’s Announcement last night, watch the keynote here. Or Check out iOS 8, iPhone 6 & 6 Plus and AppleWatch.

Before you carry on with the steps below, please be aware that you are doing this AT YOUR OWN RISK!

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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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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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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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