Tips and Tricks

Living in the modern world is awesome, until you forget your password. The golden rule is to not use the same password for everything, but how then do you remember an arm’s-length of random numbers and letters to give you access to your personal info, from your Instagram to your bank account? We can tell you now that scribbling down on a piece of paper and leaving it in your wallet isn’t the best idea. It’s time to find a better strategy.

Are you [...]

We know how it is, sometimes modern technology just gets the better of us. So we have decided, because Mother’s Day is coming up, we’d give you answers to the questions that pop up from time to time.


How to make space on your iPhone.

There are a lot more complicated ways to clear space on your iPhone. We’ve picked a couple of the simple ones to show y [...]

Imagine being able to monitor your baby from your iPhone while you’re away from home, -, or seeing who’s outside your front door while you’re at work. These days, with what’s called The Internet of Things, or Smart Home, it’s not that hard to picture. 

The Internet of things is a popular buzzword now, and we’re stocking more and more products that speak to this trend. The Smart Home refers to the idea of a network of objects or devices equipped wi [...]

We all know how awesome having an iPhone is, and with the launch of iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, there are more new features for us to explore. Like Live Photo, which everyone’s talking about. So, why not chat a little more about what it can actually do. It’ll have you and everyone you show ooo-ing and aaah-ing.


What is Live Photo?

First thing’s first, all iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus de [...]

We’re excited to boast a new range of colourful, toe-tapping and pulse-racing Dr Dre Beats headphones and earphones in store, and what better way to introduce them than remembering why they’re so popular, versatile, and music to one’s ears - and hearts. Here’s what people - and we - love about Beats’ uses.

1. Listen to music

With Beats, you can listen to music in so many ways, whatever your preference. With so man [...]

You’ve signed up to the gym, checked in on Facebook, or bought a new yoga mat and some low-carb shakes. Every year, we aim to get healthier, fitter and more fab, and eat more vegetables and less sugar, and spend more time on the road running or cycling than on the couch. But in most cases, healthy resolutions are either broken or forgotten (along with that dusty Pilates ball in the garage). According to leading fitness tracking specialists Fitbit, this is because [...]

You probably don’t need us to remind you that it’s a month to go until Christmas, and if your thoughts haven’t extended to gift-buying, shopping, menu planning or entertaining, then don’t worry - we’ve got you covered with our home-themed ideas and accessories this week. 

The Internet of Things or Smart Home is a popular buzzword now, and we’re stocking more and more products that speak to this trend. The Smart Home refers to the idea of a network of objects or dev [...]

We know you’re probably busier with end-of-year work, deadlines and exams than gift-list making, which is why we’ve done it for you. For the next six weeks until Christmas, we’ll be giving you great gift ideas that cover everyone - from adventurers and music lovers to creatives and kids. And since this is the season of giving, we’re also giving you brilliant savings each week on our handpicked products. It’s a double win - we save you time by giving you awesome gift ideas, plus we [...]


Divine Cape Town from Silvermine by Cathleen Hughes

Lighting is arguably the most important element in photography. The word photography is derived from Greek roots: “photos” meaning “light” and “graphe” meaning “drawing.” Without light, a pitch black room is simply that. Black.

There are many elements to discuss when it comes to lighting and photography. Lighting can alter the way the exact object and scenery looks. That is why natural light plays such a key role when s [...]

So you’ve taken the picture. You used the rule of thirds, made sure you found the best angles , and your subject of the photo, pure perfection. Can this picture possibly get any better? Well, yes. Yes it can. There are literally thousands of photography apps available in the App Store that will turn a great photo into an outstanding one. We’ve selected just a few of our be [...]

You’ve taken a great photo, shared it online, now what? Here are some tips from printing company Printwild, who have suggestions for how to turn your images into decorative art, physical memories, and even gifts.

As you know, phone cameras make it very easy to capture top-quality images, and while we sometimes share them with friends and followers, we seldom get around to printing them. We all seem to have the same reasons:

  • Lost digital fi [...]

Your Apple earpods are so much more than just a device for listening to audio – they can take pictures and even connect to Siri. Here’s why iPhone earphones are more than just music to our ears…



1 You can take a picture

Plug your iPhone earphones in, position the camera and then press the volume-up button to snap the photo. This is great for taking a selfie or group shot when you need the extra leverage. It’s also good if you’re using a tripod, or need a steady hand [...]

We often get asked by parents how to make their kids’ devices and content “safe”, and how to monitor what kids are buying or accessing via their iPhones, iPads or iPod touches. Kids are tech savvy (some parents admit that their children know more than they do), and devices are a gateway to learning, entertainment and communication, but fortunately Apple’s iOS has features to help you monitor and restrict your child’s usage – and even find your child or their cellp [...]

iCloud is the difference between crisis and calm if you lose your device, or if you’re upgrading to a new one, or if you just want to see all your pictures, music and documents from any Apple device you have.

iCloud is a web-based storage service from Apple, and whether you’re using it or not, here are some tips to get started, or get it working in the best way possible for you.


What is iCloud?