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A technological device that helps cyclists respond to traffic threats behind them will hopefully reduce road deaths of cyclists such as Burry Stander, whose body is carried out of a church. Picture: THE TIMES

Innovation has cyclists’ back

A local radar invention, developed in Stellenbosch and bought by Garmin SA, will help cyclists to ride defensively, writes Graeme Addison

A Mac user falls for the PC again


About eight years ago, after growing up with Windows computers and many games of Solitaire, I bought my first Mac, and never looked back — until now, writes Joanna Stern

Big Brother of student data comes to campus

The halls of learning now have unseen ears as computer programs with good intentions begin to play a role in determining how students are faring and how they can be helped to achieve their goals. Picture: BLOOMBERG

Tracking how long students spend working, socialising, exercising and sleeping aims to improve their academic experience, writes Helen Warrell

Six nifty tracking gadgets that’ll help find lost devices


Our most essential bits and pieces easy to lose, but do not have to be lost forever as technology now here to help find them again

Ten questions to ask before buying a smartphone


Since smartphones all the rage these days, there a number of models that might be deceptively appealing without being of much use

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