Tech Tuesday – Samsung Smart T.V


So I have been noticing a lot of the “Smart T.V” around and did some research on the matter and found some interesting stuff. here is a short list of some of the features: Built-in Browser Blue-ray Recorder 3D WEB cams physical interaction interface Here is a short clip showing some of the features. Enjoy! […]

How To Be Awesome By Riaan Cruywagen


Riaan Cruywagen is a legend. We all know this. Now it’s the turn of the folks on Youtube to get to know our hero and how amazing he actually is. As Riaan himself says, “Come at me Bro’, come at me!” Joe SocialI’m writing this cos I have a lot to say and sometimes I […]

SA Internet Radio Statistics Storm Brewing


A storm is brewing over the amounts of people various South African Internet Radio stations claim to have. There is criticism that certain South African Internet Radio stations are vastly inflating the listenership figures they are quoting to the public and their advertisers. I have just read now over on

Movie Monday – The Amazing Spider-Man


The Amazing Spider-Man is the story of Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield), an outcast high schooler who was abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben (Martin Sheen) and Aunt May (Sally Field). Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he […]

Friday Fail – Time To See Some Stupidity


This year of 2012 has brought us some really stupid people. Enjoy! Iron ManThey call me Iron Man! You can figure that out for yourself. It has nothing to do with my ridiculous t shirt. Promise. I use fire and shit to makethings happen. I like absurdity splashed with a bit of order in mylife. […]

Do You Love Beer? Its BEER Festival Time


So we get a lot of wine festivals but what about our other favourite, beer? Also what about Beer made lovingly by experts purely for your consumption? Sound enticing? Well watch out for the 2nd beer festival this year to be held at Simon’s @ Groot Constantia. or click

The ANC Youth League demands FREE PASS for high school Learners

Can't get the basics right Angie? Minister of Basic Education: Angie Motshekga

This just in. You know there are problems aplenty in Limpopo what with learners at schools still sitting without textbooks right? ( and it’s JUNE already) Now without going into WHY they don’t have textbooks and not to mention the warehouse full of unused textbooks recently unearthed by the DA, the fact of the matter […]

The Sugarman Documentary Trailer is here – Video


‘Searching For Sugar Man’ is a documentary about Jesus Rodriguez, the highly successful artistin South Africa who was barelyknown elsewhere. The documentary won the audience and grand prize awards for documentary at Sundance this year. Narrated by Cape town’s very own Stephen ‘Sugar’ Segerman (Mabu Vinyl) I can guarantee you this is a documentary you […]

Microsoft Announces Its Own Tablet Called Surface – Video


It’s Tech Tuesday again and what perfect timing, as Microsoft have today announced that they will be entering the tablet market. The first of its kind, Surface is designed to work as both tablet and PC and comes in a version running Windows RT as well as a version   running Windows 8 Pro. Super-thin, […]

Idols Duo Totally Kill It in Audition


Ok when I first saw these okes I thought they were odd. They were talking about how they complete each other and all of that. I think the judges were also a bit freaked out when Brandon Els started talking about living in a tent (even though he kinda made sense) When these guys sang […]

Movie Monday – Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter


Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, discovers vampires are planning to take over the United States. He makes it his mission to eliminate them. This is exciting so here is a clip. Enjoy! Iron ManThey call me Iron Man! You can figure that out for yourself. It has nothing to do with […]

Lady Gaga Coming To SA


5FM DJ Gareth Cliff announced on Monday that pop icon Lady Gaga will be performing in South Africa later this year. Lady Gaga will be performing two stadium shows in South Africa. She will be in Johannesburg on 30 November at the FNB Stadium and in Cape Town on 3 December at the Cape Town […]

Friday Fail – Treadmill Fail


You can see that something bad is going to happen, but it is so funny to watch as stupid people fail. Enjoy! Iron ManThey call me Iron Man! You can figure that out for yourself. It has nothing to do with my ridiculous t shirt. Promise. I use fire and shit to makethings happen. I […]

Nandos Apologises to SABC – Sort of

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Remember the Nandos advert that the SABC banned? Well hot on the heels of the SABC fire, Nandos has issued a ‘sorry for you’ advert about the whole affair. Nice one guys! Joe SocialI’m writing this cos I have a lot to say and sometimes I can’t sleep unless I write it. Then its gone […]

Cape Town Girl Wins Big At Brooklyn Film Festival


When I grew up (which is a matter of opinion!) I went to school at Milnerton High School, not always the most glamorous school, but well loved nonetheless. It was with great pleasure then that I read today about a high school compatriot of mine, Dara Kell, winning the Grand Chameleon Award for directing the best […]

SABC Fire – Video


SABC Acting Chief Operating Officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has expressed shock over the fire which ripped through its studios in Auckland Park on Wednesday night, destroying the set of popular SABC3 soap Isidingo. Speaking to SABC2’s Morning Live, Motsoeneng said that the SABC were not financially prepared for the the setback. No Shit!! With the amount […]

Fire Destroys Isidingo Set


The set of popular SABC3 soapIsidingo was destroyed on Wednesday night when a massive fire ripped through the studio in Auckland Park, Johannesburg, causing tens of millions of rands worth of damage. I’ve noticed how whenever someone is on leave they say they’re ‘in CapeTown’. I guess they’ll all come to CapeTown now! Could be […]

New Coke Ad is a real tear jerker


The New Coke ad is a real tear jerker. Security cameras have proven an invaluable tool in the fight against crime the world over, but with such access to the comings and goings of modern life, they also inevitably capture the more light-hearted, quirky and heroic moments of the day. Coca-Cola, has used this feel […]

Is Lance Armstrong a Drug Cheat?


Lance Armstrong could be stripped of his seven Tour De France victories and banned for life from cycling after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) brought offical doping charges against the legendary athlete. In a 15 page letter sent to Armstrong, the USADA alleged that blood samples collected from him during competitions in 2009 and 2010 […]

Socialyz is moving and we are sad about it


Ja we are moving people, away from our Sea facing apartment and into suburbia. It’s not all doom and gloom though as the new place is twice the size and it has a fireplace in the office… yes please! As a little hat tip to the place we are leaving, I popped outside yesterday evening […]

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