Need to Know

The holiday season is here and as hard as you may try, your normal exercise routine will naturally get thrown a little off course. But whether you’re taking some time out down the coast or you’ve got the whole family around to visit at your place, a fresh change to your workout program will do you some good! With Apple Watch on your wrist, there are a ton of ways for you get through this December feeling energised and healthy by taking advantage of wherever you find yourself this holiday an [...]

Over the past few years, coding has become less of a ‘geek’ thing, but more of an necessary day-to-day tool. Coding (also called programming or developing) is telling a computer, app, phone or website what you want it to do. Coding hasn’t become this popular by accident. There is a growing understanding that knowing how to program is essential, especially for younger generations. In a world where almost everything can be answered with a quick Google search, it’s s [...]

 Technology often gets a bad rep when it comes to searching for stress-causing culprits. And it may be true. We can never be without our phones, iPads or laptops. But it’s not the devices that are causing the stress, is it? It’s what we do with them that makes us want to pull our hair out, or yell profanities at the top of our voices.

 So how do we get smart about this, and turn what should be a major stress causer in our lives to our new “ZEN”? We have a few ideas for you to try out:



Get the right light
Whether it’s a warm sunset glow or a dramatic bright haze, lighting is one of the most important factors to consider when taking great photos. Experiment with different angles to get the best light and play with exposure and brightness when editing your photos. You can even add things like flares, fog and shimmers to photos using third party apps like Lens Distortions. The iPhone 7 Plus has also been specifically designed to take sharper, clearer photo [...]

Sure, you could get the standard box of chocolates and bunch of flowers this year, just like you did the last. But why not spice things up a bit with something a little more adventurous and thoughtful? Whether it’s a gift that goes hand in hand with your declaration of undying love or just a simple gesture of appreciation for someone special in your life, iStore has the perfect selection of accessories that are going to make hearts flutter this Valentines Day.

The perfect gift for [...]


On December 15th, the first-ever mobile game featuring the most iconic video game hero of all time will be available on iPhone and iPad in South Africa. Super Mario Run.


What can you expect from Super Mario Run for iOS?

If you’ve been playing Super Mario since before you knew how [...]

It’s game on with Apple TV 

Make sure your party is anything but boring with tons of fun games now available on Apple TV. Get your family and friends involved in some friendly competition and stay entertained for hours. Whether it’s trivia you love, or getting your groove on with some dancing and karaoke, there really is something for everyone. 

Do you love a good old school game of Pictionary? Then the Sketch Party TV Free app is the perfect game for you, without the me [...]

Let’s face it, life is busy. Whether you’re a mom, an entrepreneur running a small business, trying to stay fit or just making sure life has some sort of balance between work and play, there always seems to be a list as long as your arm of things you’re trying to pack into your day. So when you hear that “there’s an app for that” to make something you have been doing a whole lot easier, who wouldn’t jump at that? So we thought we’d make finding those apps easy as [...]

Parting with your faithful old Mac isn’t always easy. At iStore we’re here to make the process super simple right from figuring out how much your old Mac is worth, to getting familiar with your beautiful brand new machine. 


How do I know the value of the device I am trading in?

Easy! You can do this by visiting iStore or by using the online checker at [...]

When Anshuman Ghosh moved to South Africa 5 years ago, he had minimal experience in photography and loved doodling in his spare time. Having grown up in a family where a creative atmosphere was always present meant that over time, Anshuman was constantly developing his artistic ability in ways that he had not yet even realised. Being an engineer by profession and a devoted dad, his time is in high demand and it was only in 2015 that he really began to explore his passion for [...]

AirPlay all the way 

One of the most popular features of Apple TV is that you can effortlessly mirror your Mac or iOS screen to a TV using Airplay. This is especially useful at the office for a slick, professional presentation or meeting. To get started, select the Airplay icon that appears your menu bar and activate your display preferences to mirror your Mac to the TV that your Apple TV is connected to. Your Apple TV will mir [...]

The Apple watch isn’t necessary. Nobody NEEDS it. And I really didn’t want to write anything nice about it. First of all I’m not a watch-wearer. Second of all, I’ve already got my phone. Why would I want this thing buzzing on my wrist?


Wearables have had mixed success since everyone proclaimed them the next big thing. Google glass was universally considered a disaster, though many have said it’s a portent of the future. We’ve all heard about clothing that can receive and send informatio [...]

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