Michelle Avenant
portals journalist.

Michelle Avenant is ITWeb portals journalist.

The e-learning challenge we need to talk about

If you have this magazine in your hands, I'm sure I don't need to go over the importance of embracing e-learning as an educational method, and why it's worth all the challenges we face in implementing it.

Tumblr brings ads to users' blogs

Jul 29, 2016

The blogging platform will allow users to make money off the optional ads placed on their blogs.

Windows update to make Cortana compulsory

Jul 29, 2016

The upcoming Anniversary update of Windows 10 will leave users unable to disable Cortana.

Google Play introduces family sharing

Jul 28, 2016

The app and media store will allow up to six people to share purchases across a range of different devices.

Amazon sells Kickstarter products

Jul 28, 2016

The e-tailer now sells some of the results of successful Kickstarter crowd-funding projects.

'Don't drive and Pok'emon,' road signs warn

Jul 27, 2016

Electronic road signs in Melbourne, Australia warn motorists not to play Pok mon Go while driving.

Pok'emon Go banned at SA voting stations

Jul 27, 2016

The Independent Electoral Commission says Pok mon Go will not be allowed at voting stations on 3 August.

Web site shows exact locations of Pok'emon

Jul 26, 2016

Pok Vision.com shows an accurate map of nearby Pok mon, complete with a countdown timer as to when they will disappear.

Survey examines teleworking in SA

Jul 26, 2016

UCT Masters student Joseph Morrison asks IT workers for their feedback on attitudes towards working from home in SA.

Code4CT girls explain 'Why I code'

Jul 25, 2016

Three high school learners discuss the value they get from coding, in a series of short videos for Code for Cape Town.

New Yorker catches all 142 Pok'emon

Jul 22, 2016

We round up trends from around the world that turned our heads this week.

Facebook fails to copy Snapchat again

Jul 22, 2016

The social network has binned a feature that lets users send messages that disappear after 24 hours.