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When Will I be Load Shed with EskomSePush

The slickest, easiest way to currently get the answer to when will you be load shed on a particular day is by downloading the quite frankly well written local load shedding schedule app, EskomSePush. (We will all agree to look… Continue Reading →

The British Power Plug is actually a damn good Design

British presenter and tech personality Tom Scott dives a bit into just why the British plug is considered such a superior and safe design as opposed to some of the other power plugs around the world. (Pleasingly, some of those… Continue Reading →

Android App: Know Your Load Shedding Status with GridWatch

If you live in South Africa then the reality is that load shedding is here to stay for quite a bit longer – particularly as the energy demand starts spiking when the really cold winter weather starts kicking in! So… Continue Reading →

Eskom Load Shedding Schedule

Needless to say, we’re in that horrible situation of dreaded load shedding once again, which means it is pretty handy to be able to quickly locate the Eskom load shedding schedule once those Princes of Darkness announce that the lights… Continue Reading →

Buy Electricity Online via EFT with

I’m a fan of buying electricity online or via SMS versus trudging through to a Spar or petrol station and getting some prepaid electricity the old fashioned manual way. For the last while I’ve been using for all my… Continue Reading →

Comic Book Art: Static Shock by Khary Randolph

American artist Khary Randolph (Kharupt) has been in the cartooning and illustration business for over ten years now, and has in the process worked on a huge number of clients in the animation, advertising and comic book space, leaving his… Continue Reading →

Weekend Braai Time

So after a great Friday spent with the colleagues at the official Touchwork Lunch and Team-build event, the rest of the weekend luckily filled up with just as enjoyable activities, despite the fact that Chantelle was on duty for the… Continue Reading →

The Electricity Eating Culprit

Right, so we all know electricity has become rather expensive as of late. True, as a prepaid customer we’re in a better position than the post-paid guys, mainly because we are more aware of our usage because we’re forced to… Continue Reading →

How this latest Electricity Price Hike really Kicks you in the Balls!

So the 1st of the month has rolled buy and yet another round of Eskom’s outrageous price hikes has kicked in, and I thought I would give you a nice little example of how this big percentage price increase actually… Continue Reading →

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