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A more in-depth look at QA testing

QA Testing

By Matlhaloganyo Khalo, QA Tester
A few weeks ago, we introduced the world of Quality Assurance and explored Automation Testing. Today, we dig a little deeper into some key considerations when conducting in-depth QA tests on multiple devices.
Smartphones have enabled users to easily access large amounts of data; which means that consumers’ expectations for convenient and lightning-fast internet [...]

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Socially responsible advertising

Ice Bucket Challenge

By Sam Wells, Digital Designer
The advertising industry, much like other huge global industries, is an industry full of revenue and influence. But unlike many other industries it holds the power to control perception, influence and the ability to make people connect emotionally without perhaps intentionally knowing it. That last sentence may make the advertising industry [...]

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10 new advancements in Social Media this year

By Alex Krause, Community Manager
 
The Social Media arena is constantly being updated with added features queuing up in your App Store Updates list. If you haven’t had a chance to download your never-ending list of updates, here’s a synopsis of 10 new features on a variety of Social Media platforms that will make your everyday [...]

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Periscope – here and now

Periscope

By Avinia Naidu, Community Manager

We’ve seen many live streaming apps for mobile users, from SnapChat to Vine. And what’s important to note is the accessibility, popularity and features that make each app as great as the next. With the influx of multiple apps it’s no surprise that there is great competition in the world [...]

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Social Feed – A New Media Platform That Feeds Children

Social Feed

3 out of 4 children go to school hungry every single day. With the cost of living and the minimum wage in SA, sometimes even a loaf of bread is too expensive for many households.
Social Feed is a new media platform that Hellocomputer developed that literally converts media budgets into feeding budgets. Each time you [...]

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Creating content that sticks

Storytelling

By Karlien Loubser, Account Manager

With the libraries of digital content that continue to grow each day, we need to find innovative ways to share brand stories and stand out from competitors, rising above the clutter. Storytelling needs to resonate with consumers so that they want to engage with these stories and hopefully even share [...]

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Interactive video – the future of storytelling

Yoni Bloch

By Chad Rutter, Motion Designer
As B. J. Neblett aptly said: “We are the sum total of our experiences.” We’re much more likely to feel connected with someone we’ve shared a journey with than we will being a spectator from a third person’s perspective.
We know that today’s millennials expect on-demand content where everything we/they consume is [...]

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Hellocomputer’s Instagram #MoreHuman #HelloTakeOver

Last week we kicked off our Instagram #HelloTakeOver, where each week one of our Hellocomputer humans will take over our Instagram account. Our followers will catch a glimpse into the daily lives of our different Hellocomputer characters. From local and international business trips, creating phenomenal work (as always) to playing table tennis after work – you’ll [...]

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Automation testing: An Introduction

Automated testing

By Max-Andre’ Zils, QA Controller

When you work in a field like Quality Assurance (QA), you will frequently be asked the question: “What  exactly do you do for a living?”. You can either oversimplify and simply say: “I press all the buttons to make sure they work correctly”. Or, you can throw jargon at them until [...]

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Facebook – What’s new with the Social Media Behemoth?

By Carla Gontier, Head of Social Media
What is new on Facebook – the ubiquitous social media giant we all love to hate?
[UPDATED 25.03.2015]
Facebook has remained the social media monster it is because it changes with the times. And even though every time it makes any move to change anything, people freak out and complain bitterly, [...]

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