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Pollution threat to Durban’s tap water

Water from Midmar Dam will start to become foul-smelling and increasingly undrinkable within 14 years unless something is done.

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New app a homage to manual typewriters

The brainchild of Oscar-winning actor and collector of vintage typewriters Tom Hanks, the app replicates the visual sensation of old-fashioned typing.

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Three SIM cards, one smartphone

Dual-SIM smartphones, now ubiquitous, could seem like old hat now that Acer has come out with its quadband UMTS smartphone.

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New app a homage to manual typewriters
August 27 2014 at 14:07

The brainchild of Oscar-winning actor and collector of vintage typewriters Tom Hanks, the app replicates the visual sensation of old-fashioned typing.

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Pollution threat to Durban’s tap water
August 27 2014 at 14:06

Water from Midmar Dam will start to become foul-smelling and increasingly undrinkable within 14 years unless something is done.

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Three SIM cards, one smartphone
August 27 2014 at 10:06

Dual-SIM smartphones, now ubiquitous, could seem like old hat now that Acer has come out with its quadband UMTS smartphone.

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Talk is cheap but not on a sex chat line
August 27 2014 at 09:15

Can parents be held liable for paying for a service obtained by a minor child, asks Wendy Knowler.

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New Apple iPad for 2015 release?
August 27 2014 at 09:14

Apple's suppliers are preparing to manufacture the company's largest-ever iPad, say sources.

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Asia devises #RiceBucketChallenge
August 27 2014 at 09:14

Water-starved South Asian nations have devised their own answer to the Ice Bucket Challenge taking the social media world by storm.

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SIMSme to compete with WhatsApp
August 27 2014 at 09:14

Deutsche Post is starting a smartphone messenger service designed to be especially secure and focused on data privacy.

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New species of Fynbos found near Plett
August 27 2014 at 08:36

The discovery of a new Fynbos species is significant because of the threat of extinction.

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Ancient skull’s new secret studied
August 27 2014 at 08:36

New findings on the Taung child skull, found 90 years ago by quarry workers in Taung in North West.

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SpaceX delays rocket launch
August 27 2014 at 08:36

Space Exploration Technologies will delay the launch of its next Falcon 9 rocket by up to two weeks following an explosion of a related prototype vehicle.

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