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SPRK+

Sphero announced today the worldwide launch of their new SPRK+™ robot. Designed to inspire curiosity, creativity, and invention through connected play and coding, SPRK+ is far more than just a ball. Powered by the Lightning Lab™ app, users can learn programming, complete hands-on activities, and share their creations with the global community.

by Mandla Nkuna, Eduloan National Business Manager, for your consideration.

Obtaining the right career is usually a case of getting the right qualifications. For that you need to plan for your tertiary education.

Plan for your tertiary education so that you'll be able to get all the qualifications you need to pursue your career.

If you're one of the people who doesn't yet have a clear idea of your career path, now is the time to start thinking about what you want to do after school, and to plan your further education.

If you're entering your last couple of years of school, or are already in Matric, chances are you'll have given some thought to what you want to do after school, in terms of a career or studying further.

pi-top

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced that it is extending its portfolio of high-quality processor board development kits with the addition of the competitively priced pi-top ‘build your own laptop’ kit, which offers opportunities in the maker and educational arena helping users to ‘learn, play and create’. pi-top has now scaled up production of its crowd-funded kit, enabling RS to offer it for the first time.

Legend turns 60 – Björn Borg celebrated through tennis collection.

On June 6, 1956, Björn Borg was born and would, after a lot of hard work and never giving up, become one of the greatest tennis legends in history. Today, the sports fashion brand that carries his name celebrates the birthday boy, his winning attitude, and his impeccable sense of style through a tennis collection all in white – the Achromatic Collection.

The Achromatic Collection is a pack of exclusive contemporary tennis apparel, bags & shoes. Crisp and clean, the Achromatic collection is defined by its white-on-white minimalistic design.

Industrial and electronics distributor RS Components was one of the sponsors for the fourth EECE Race Day at the University of Pretoria this year. The Race Day offers third-year micro-controller students at the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering (DEEC) the opportunity to showcase their practical skills and to put theory into practice. RS Components donated power banks, 1-terabyte hard drives and complete Raspberry Pi Kits to the winning teams for the event, which took place in the Tuks Amphitheatre on 30 May.