Category: Events

Space Apps Hackathon taking place this weekend! We were skeptical about continuing with the original date due to the public holidays however it would not be the same experience if we chose to do it independently of the global community. mLab SA is proud to present The NASA International Space Apps Challenge 2017 this weekend (29th – 30th…
2016 Space Apps Challenge

2016 Space Apps Challenge

2016 marks the 5th Annual International Space Apps Challenge, mLab Southern Africa has been the proud host of this event since 2013 when it was just at 60 global locations, now the challenge has grown to more than 150 cities from around the world with mLab adding new locations in Cape Town and Kimberley. SAVE…

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Ericsson Application Awards 2014

Ericsson Application Awards 2014

  App-development Competition for students and small & medium sized enterprises.What is the Ericsson App Awards?The market for smartphone applications, or apps, has exploded over the past few years. This started, more or less, with the introduction of the iPhone and has been complemented by the advent of the open-source Android mobile operating system. At…

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immedia offers iOS training at mLab SA

immedia offers iOS training at mLab SA

From 7-9 October immedia, a mobile development house based in Durban and a Gold member of the mLab, offered a 3-day Advanced iOS training course at the mLab offices in Pretoria. Eight people from the company Gijima-SA attended the course, which was delivered by a specialist iOS trainer from Switzerland, Adrian Kosmaczewski. He has been…

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10 Lessons in Mobile Content

On 24 August Steve Vosloo, Mobile Impact Evangelist at mLab Southern Africa (SA), presented 10 Lessons in Mobile Content (Slideshare) at the Cape Town Content Strategy meetup. Steve Vosloo led the Yoza Cellphone Stories project while at the Shuttleworth Foundation. He shared share some of the experiences and ten lessons learned in creating mobile content for the…

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Talking mobile monetisation

On 22 August the mLab Southern Africa (SA) hosted its first Cape Town event titled Monetising your Mobile App or Content (with InMobi). The 1.5 hour workshop was sponsored by InMobi, the world’s largest independent mobile advertising network. About 50 people gathered to hear Terence Eden, Manager of Developer Community at InMobi, talk about monetisation through advertising on…

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How mobiles can support proven education approaches

On 19 August Steve Vosloo, Mobile Impact Evangelist at mLab Southern Africa (SA), gave a presentation on How Mobiles Can Support Proven Education Approaches (Slideshare) at the inaugural m4Ed4Dev (Mobiles for Education for Development) symposium in Washington DC. At the event, organised by USAID, Steve highlighted examples of how mobile interventions (existing and future) can support proven educational…

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infoDev Global Forum 2011

infoDev Global Forum 2011

mLab Southern Africa (SA) attended infoDev’s 4th Global Forum on Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship in Helsinki, Finland, form May 30 to June 3, 2011. This year, for the first time, one of the Global Forum focus areas was on Mobile Applications (infoDev is one of the funders of mLab Southern Africa). Some of the presentations are online…

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