Technology: 3D Holograms for Organ Diagnostics

This is beyond cool. When the Tu Pac hologram in Coachella made its appearance, holograms became real to the masses. Doctors have taken this to the next level with 3D holograms of patients’ organs. A Mexican enterprise, Echopixel, created this u...

September 12th, 2013 Posted in design, Development, huge thoughts, technology | No Comments »

This is beyond cool. When the Tu Pac hologram in Coachella made its appearance, holograms became real to the masses. Doctors have taken this to the next level with 3D holograms of patients’ organs. A Mexican enterprise, Echopixel, created this unique software that allows doctors to use 500- 1000 images of a patients respective organ, through MRI’s or CT scans, and manifest them into actual holograms that may be manipulated for diagnostic  treatments. This technology opens up the medical world... (more...)

Instagram to Launch Paid Advertising

Many of us are users of this unique and fun photo app. Instagram took the world by storm with their innovative use of photo social media. From filters to #hashtags, the impact Instagram has left on society is enormous. Take a snapshot of your meals, ...

September 12th, 2013 Posted in business, entertainment, huge thoughts, online marketing, social media | No Comments »

Many of us are users of this unique and fun photo app. Instagram took the world by storm with their innovative use of photo social media. From filters to #hashtags, the impact Instagram has left on society is enormous. Take a snapshot of your meals, add a filter and become the next Terry Richardson. Many businesses have made full use of this free application by incorporating marketing and advertising strategies through this fun and free app. Well, here come the conglomerates with their proverbial... (more...)

Apple releases iPhone5S… so what?

If you find yourself asking questions like “What’s all the fuss about” or “Why is the world going nuts over a phone”, then, take a read…   Over the years, Apple has gathered quite a huge following. Year after year masses wa...

September 11th, 2013 Posted in Other | No Comments »

If you find yourself asking questions like “What’s all the fuss about” or “Why is the world going nuts over a phone”, then, take a read…   Over the years, Apple has gathered quite a huge following. Year after year masses wait with bated breath for new updates on their Apple products. This year, it’s been the upgrade to the infamous iPhone 5- The iPhone 5S. So, what’s the difference? As each upgrade comes along, screen resolutions got sharper, CPU’s were faster, camera’s... (more...)

Killer Content

The Importance of Updating your Content   In today’s digital age, it’s not just enough to have good content on your website. Content constantly needs to be new, fresh and precise. One of the main reasons to update your content i...

September 11th, 2013 Posted in Development, little thoughts, online marketing, SEO, social media | No Comments »

The Importance of Updating your Content   In today’s digital age, it’s not just enough to have good content on your website. Content constantly needs to be new, fresh and precise. One of the main reasons to update your content is to keep matters relevant. It is so important to be on top of what your target market is searching for. Regular maintenance of your websites content is essential to make sure your clients are getting the very best information. By updating you high quality content,... (more...)

Cotlands: A day to play – World Play Day 2013

As one of Cotlands benefactors, I was invited to attend their Experiential visit which formed part of their #WorldPlayDay initiatives. The day included a tour of their head office as well as a practical demonstration of their transition from health f...

August 15th, 2013 Posted in little thoughts, local, Other | No Comments »

As one of Cotlands benefactors, I was invited to attend their Experiential visit which formed part of their #WorldPlayDay initiatives. The day included a tour of their head office as well as a practical demonstration of their transition from health focused initiatives to education. Our tour began with visiting the current group of babies that are awaiting adoption, witnessing feeding time and some even getting bathed. At first, we felt a small reservation to go into the rooms but the sight of the... (more...)

Facebook removes ads from controversial pages to avoid boycott

Facebook has announced a major revamp on their advertising systems to assist with the prevention of offensive content. There will now be new restrictions on where the dedicated advert will appear on the social media network. Companies like Marks a...

July 4th, 2013 Posted in business, Development, online marketing, social media, technology | No Comments »

Facebook has announced a major revamp on their advertising systems to assist with the prevention of offensive content. There will now be new restrictions on where the dedicated advert will appear on the social media network. Companies like Marks and Spencer and BSkyB suspended their advertising after complaints about their adverts being placed on pages with offensive material. As a result, Facebook are planning to remove any advertising from many of its pages. Facebook said, “We recognize we need... (more...)

How to React and Market to 7 Popular Types of Facebook Fans

The famous and most popular medium of engaging with consumers is via Facebook. When using this platform to market your business online, as well as connect with current and prospective customers, your fans become critical to your success. But not a...

July 1st, 2013 Posted in business, lifestyle, online marketing, social media, technology | No Comments »

The famous and most popular medium of engaging with consumers is via Facebook. When using this platform to market your business online, as well as connect with current and prospective customers, your fans become critical to your success. But not all Facebook fans are the same. Understanding the different types of fans is vital in order to engage with them on the right level. Take a look at seven common types of Facebook fans, how and why they connect with businesses and what they mean to you. #1:... (more...)

Flash vs JQuery: A quick explanation

Often while brainstorming design briefs with new clients, the client will ask the question: "What is the difference between Flash and JQuery, and which one should I be using on my website?". Below follows a brief explanation of this. Flash ...

June 25th, 2013 Posted in design, Development | No Comments »

Often while brainstorming design briefs with new clients, the client will ask the question: “What is the difference between Flash and JQuery, and which one should I be using on my website?”. Below follows a brief explanation of this. Flash has more animation capabilities than JQuery. For example, various items in a Flash presentation can be animated separately and to full effect. However, Flash files can at times take longer to load, and are not supported across some devices (eg.... (more...)

How Google Will Use High-Flying Balloons to Deliver Internet to the Hinterlands

Google has launched Project Loon, an innovation that is said to, if it works, set hundreds, even thousands of high pressure balloons circling the earth to provide Internet to the world’s 5 billion unconnected souls. This is said to give the popu...

June 21st, 2013 Posted in business, design, Development, lifestyle, technology | No Comments »

Google has launched Project Loon, an innovation that is said to, if it works, set hundreds, even thousands of high pressure balloons circling the earth to provide Internet to the world’s 5 billion unconnected souls. This is said to give the population an enriched life with vital news, educational materials, lifesaving health information and fantastic global visuals on the world-wide-web. As Google holds a press conference in Christchurch, New Zealand, they will also stage Project Loon’s biggest... (more...)

Facebook launches photo comments

Don’t have the words? You don’t need them. Facebook is now offering its 1.1 billion users the chance to comment on a friend’s photo using an image. This feature was released yesterday, and allows users to add photos to comment threads using ...

June 20th, 2013 Posted in business, lifestyle, online marketing, social media, technology | No Comments »

Don’t have the words? You don’t need them. Facebook is now offering its 1.1 billion users the chance to comment on a friend’s photo using an image. This feature was released yesterday, and allows users to add photos to comment threads using a new “Attach a Photo” button. Facebook has announced that to start off, uploads of photo comments will be restricted to the Facebook website and mobile site, but viewing photo comments will be available via Facebook’s mobile applications. Photo comments... (more...)