Barrie Lake: Google has finally, after much anticipation and speculation, released its head-mounted computing device, Google Glass , to a group of approximately 10 000 people who are part of the Glass Explorer program.
Entrants, who applied to the program via Twitter and Google+, were required to explain in 50 words or less what they would do with Google Glass.
Mudiwa Gavaza: The Acer Aspire S3 ultrabook is a beautiful machine to behold.
One cannot help but draw a comparison between the Acer Aspire and the well-known Apple MacBook, especially the astonishingly slim MacBook Air. The Aspire S3 offers a slender and sleek design, complemented by its elegantly polished aluminium silver and grey finish.
Pheladi Sethusa: A GROUP of students are going to enter their very own solar car into the Sasol Solar Challenge in 2014.
Bradley Rautenbach, 4th year Mechanical Engineering, said the new Wits Solar Car will cost about R3 million to build if the team is to stand a chance of winning.
Thule Zwane: I recently accepted a Facebook friend request from someone with the same name as my brother.
The “Facebook friend” Jabulane Zwane and I became friends about two months ago. Soon after that he told me he had been abandoned by his biological parents, lived with his adoptive parents and needed my help to get a South African identity document (ID). Initially I was apprehensive as there are scams around. I wanted to delete but instead I decided to ask questions.
The new shopping app that will change the way you shop and ensure you never miss a good deal!
Ryno Nortjé: Imagine wearing your internet, phone, camera and GPS at all times. It’s possible.
Soon people will be roaming the streets with robotic limbs and bionic eyes, searching for directions using their glasses, and taking photos using their watches.
Daniël Geldenhuys: As the iPhone VS Samsung debate rages on, VARSITY asks: which is the phone for you?
In countries around the globe, the Samsung VS iPhone debate has been raging for quite some time. While many try to point out the better mobile by throwing countless statistics around, there is really no way of pointing out the better phone objectively. Instead of trying to choose based on the better specifications, rather look at the phone that will compliment your lifestyle the most.
Jessica Elle Pybus: So you want to become the next big video star? Here’s how to launch a successful YouTube career.
Is there anyone on campus who hasn’t heard of “Gangnam Style” or the infamous hit single “Baby”? I didn’t think so. This is mainly owing to the billion-dollar, video-sharing website – YouTube. Admit it: we’ve all watched “Gangnam Style” or “Baby” (if only to hit the dislike button). But unless you’ve written a song with annoyingly catchy lyrics or you’ve created the best dance since the “Macarena”, it’s not an easy task to become a YouTube sensation. So how exactly do you achieve YouTube success?