As a tech-writer, I’m acutely aware of the fanboy wars which rage across the internet. I’ve never much subscribed to them. I have always felt that I should be most interested in the brand that, to me, offers the best products. For a great deal of time, that was Apple, and it was a good run.
But, let’s be frank, that’s no longer.
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Early morning on Tuesday the 16th of September saw a series of armed protests occur on Vrygrond Avenue, reaching into Prince George Drive and Oudevlei road, in Muizenberg, Cape Town. Demonstrators, toyi-toying in the Vrygrond Ave. and Prince George intersection, pelted police and the vehicles of residents with stones, lit rubber tyre barricades, and fired […]
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“It is the ministers’ view that the public protector’s report and the investigation she conducted trespass on the separation of powers doctrine and… Section 198(d) of the Constitution which vests national security in Parliament and national executive,” – Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Government Communication and Information System, Phumla Williams, on the decision for […]
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“The ANC was voted in, now there is a chance to vote the ANC out. There is no other way.” – Democratic Alliance Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, whilst campaigning for the upcoming May 7th National Election “The search will take probably in the order of eight months, maybe eight to 12 months if we […]
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(This) “essentially puts the nation on the brink of civil war.” – Russian President Vladimir Putin, on the escalating conflict in Ukraine “You know the same happened to Reeva’s head? It exploded.” – State Prosecutor Gerrie Nel, on the fatal injuries sustained by Reeva Steenkamp, late girlfriend of murder-accused athlete Oscar Pistorius “They did this […]
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“Malaysia Airlines deeply regrets that we have to assume beyond any reasonable doubt that MH370 has been lost and that none of those on board survived. As you will hear in the next hour from Malaysia’s Prime Minister, we must now accept all evidence suggests the plane went down in the Southern Indian Ocean.” – […]
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