Tag: mobile

Join our Ionic Developer Community

Join our Ionic Developer Community

mLab has a growing community of developers who are creating amazing apps on the Ionic Platform and on a regular bases receive requests for Ionic development resources from our partners, industry and entrepreneurs. If you are a locally based (South Africa) developer or startup with proven experience in Ionic and interested in joining our community…

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Accelerating Africa’s participation in healthcare innovation through reHealthAfrica

Accelerating Africa’s participation in healthcare innovation through reHealthAfrica

Tshwane, South Africa: mLab Southern Africa, a technology accelerator that focusses on skills, product and enterprise development within the digital innovation economy, today announced the continuation of their partnership with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) aimed at stimulating more open innovation and development within…

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mLab & The Innovation Hub announce new CodeTribes

mLab & The Innovation Hub announce new CodeTribes

mLab and The Innovation Hub expands their CodeTribe Coding Academy to Soweto. Soweto youth will join the coding revolution with new CodeTribe Academy. Soweto, South Africa, June 16, 2016 – mLab Southern Africa today announced the expansion of its partnership with The Innovation Hub to empower Soweto youth with mobile development skills. “This is such…

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Launch of Digital Lab Africa platform at DISCOP AFRICA Abidjan A springboard for African talent in multimedia

Launch of Digital Lab Africa platform at DISCOP AFRICA Abidjan A springboard for African talent in multimedia

DISCOP AFRICA Abidjan welcomes the launch of Digital Lab Africa, a call for projects and a platform for African talent in multimedia organised by the French Institute of South Africa, in partnership with DISCOP AFRICA and TRACE. The objective of Digital Lab Africa is to provide a springboard for African talent in multimedia creation and…

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New App Fund Launched

New App Fund Launched

NEW TIA MLAB PARTNERSHIP TO STIMULATE MORE LOCAL MOBILE INNOVATION TIA and mLab Southern Africa announce new early stage fund to stimulate more South African mobile innovation by start-ups. Tshwane, South Africa, April 28, 2016 – mLab Southern Africa today announced the launch of a new APP Fund established in partnership with the Technology Innovation Agency which…

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Optical Tech

Optical Tech

  Albert Einstein once said, “I never worry about the future. It comes soon enough”. Our world is changing faster than ever before, and we need to be able to keep up with it. Optical Technologies are shaping everyday. They are disrupting the communication, entertainment, healthcare and other industries, bringing a new world of possibilities….

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Make the world a more user friendly place

Make the world a more user friendly place

A lot of attention is given to scalable backend development, cloud, UI and UX when it comes to application development but often not enough time is dedicated to testing all these important functions. We spoke to Dominique Hawes, founder of the The Testing House, a boutique testing house that specializes in software & mobile application testing.  …

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Enabling Growth in The Northern Cape using Technology

Enabling Growth in The Northern Cape using Technology

Kimberley – On 5 & 6 February 2015 a very successful networking session was held by the Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDaT) in partnership with Sol Plaatje University (SPU) that brought together stakeholders across academia, industry, government and communities to discuss contributions to grow Kimberley, the greater Northern Cape and broader ICT economy. The…

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PE Think Tank 2014

PE Think Tank 2014

You are cordially invited to the inaugural Port Elizabeth Think Tank opening, sponsored by mLab Southern Africa,  which will be held on 27th of November 2014 at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth. This is an open function, meaning it’s free to attend the event but registration is required. Port Elizabeth has a lot of opportunities and potential…

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CodeTribe Academy

CodeTribe Academy

Pretoria: On 1 September The Innovation Hub and mLab Southern Africa kicked off the first class of their new CodeTribe Academy. CodeTribe is a collaboration between the Innovation Hub and mLab Southern Africa to increase the skills of talented young ICT enthusiasts by providing them a learning environment where they build real world products as part…

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An Introduction to Mobile Monetization

An Introduction to Mobile Monetization

Calling all app developers, site developers, tech entrepreneurs, mobile publishers. Amanda Louw from BuzzCity will be giving a presentation on “An Introduction to Mobile Monetization” on 12 September at mLab studios. The talk will be held at 12pm, and will cover the following topics:  –          The SA mobile consumer –          Available mobile monetization options –          Best Practices –          BuzzCity Publisher Monetization Program…

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Mobile Web Africa returns to Johannesburg

Mobile Web Africa returns to Johannesburg

Mobile Web Africa returns to Johannesburg and promises to drive progress and raise the bar again Mobile Web Africa is returning to South Africa in a few weeks’ time. The organisers, All Amber, have announced numerous new measures, key partnerships and organised a superb venue, all of which support the objective of setting a new…

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RHoK Pretoria 2014 – Hacking for humanity

RHoK Pretoria 2014 – Hacking for humanity

By Keitumetsi Tsotetsi Upon arrival the atmosphere was amazing, a sea of IT enthusiasts in their blue RHoK t-shirts ready to hack for humanity. Eager to start, the devs quickly had some tea and breakfast and the event had officially begun. Prof Ernest Mnkandla gave us a warm welcome and had us eager to start…

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GovHackSA

GovHackSA

GovHackSA  #WDC241 Press Release – May 2014 The #GovHackSA ran as part of an official World Design Capital Event in May 2014 at the offices of 22seven in Cape Town. It was a free, day-long coding marathon for novice and experienced developers and coders to create new and novel solutions to problems posed to #GovHackSA…

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The International Space Apps Challenge 2014

The International Space Apps Challenge 2014

Background The International Space Apps Challenge, now in its third year running, is an international mass collaboration focused on space exploration that takes place over 48-hours in cities around the world. The event, which takes the form of a *hackathon, embraces collaborative problem solving with the goal of producing relevant open-source solutions to address global…

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International Space Apps Challenge 2014

International Space Apps Challenge 2014

mLab Southern Africa and Vodacom are proud to be the hosts of the International Space Apps Challenge again this year at mLab Pretoria and in partnership with The Barn at mLab Cape Town available for the Hackathon. The International Space Apps Challenge is an international mass collaboration focused on space exploration that takes place over…

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Nokia Asha Developer Challenge 2013

Nokia Asha Developer Challenge 2013

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Submission Deadline Extended to 22 June and PUBLISHER ACCOUNT WILL BE FREE, JUST COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING FORM and send it to [email protected] GET YOUR PUBLISHER ACCOUNT FOR FREE: Developer Nokia_Publish_Registration ONCE WE RECEIVE AND PROCESS YOUR FORM YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION THAT YOUR ACCOUNT HAS BEEN CREATED. ALL PUBLISHER ACCOUNT FORMS RECEIVED BEFORE…

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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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TEDx Stellenbosch presentation: People, Connectedness and Mobiles

People, Connectedness and Mobiles: How the streets of the mega city will innovate is a presentation given at TEDx Stellenbosch by Steve Vosloo, Mobile Impact Evangelist at mLab SA. The theme of the day was imagining Africa as a vast mega city. The presentation is on Slideshare with the transcript below. I’d like to string…

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