Month: October 2010

JamiiX Mobile Counselling

JamiiX Mobile Counselling

The last week has been exciting at RLabs as their JamiiX counselling team have been working hard in changing the world one message at a time. JamiiX is a cloud-based solution allowing its users to manage conversations via various Social Network Chat and Instant Messengers. Typically described as a “Contact Centre on the Go”. During …

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Mobile Opportunities and Challenges in Africa

Mobile Opportunities and Challenges in Africa

With more than 450 million mobile phones in Africa, it is no surprise that it is a hotbed for low cost mobile innovation. Below are some tips for Mobile Developers, Organisations and Entrepreneurs who intend venturing into Africa with their mobile innovations, solutions and services: 1) Africa is still flooded with Old mobile handsets. 2) …

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MXit launches API

MXit launches API

Over the last few years we’ve worked very close with MXit using our JamiiX platform to provide social support to community members all over Southern Africa. Today was therefore a great move in the right direction for MXit as an API (or SDK as some of us want to believe. Read post by @paulscott56) was …

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RLabs features on Memeburn

RLabs features on Memeburn

Today RLabs featured on Memeburn in celebration of being one of the finalist at The Bees Awards for the Best Use of Mobile. “When you’re working in a community that has been devastated by drug abuse and ravaged by social problems, then prestigious marketing awards probably seem a million miles away. But that is the …

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One Percent Event: “What is in Your Box?”

One Percent Event: “What is in Your Box?”

Last month I had the privilege of presenting RLabs at the One Percent Event in Amsterdam and did a talk titled “What is in Your Box”. The One Percent event is hosted by the One Percent Club that is the online marketplace that connects people with smart ideas in developing countries with people, money and …

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RLabs Finalist for International Social Media Award

RLabs Finalist for International Social Media Award

Since 2008 the RLabs team were involved in using mobile technology to provide counselling support services to thousands of youth at risk accross Southern Africa (Read more…). It was with great excitement when we got feedback today that this RLabs initiative is a finalist for The Best Use of Mobile for The Bees Awards. The …

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Evly World’s First Crowdsourcing Social Network

Evly World’s First Crowdsourcing Social Network

An exciting Crowdsourching Social Network Evly is the World’s First Crowdsourcing Social Network that allows everyone to gather the power of the crowd (funding, wisdom etc.) and through this get the community to solve problems. Also a great platform not only for businesses but also an innovative way for non-profits to maximise social media to …

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JamiiX Mobile Revealed

JamiiX Mobile Revealed

JamiiX is continuing pushing boundaries of innovation with the first version of JamiiX Mobile allowing you to manage your conversations via mobile. This means you can setup a JamiiX eXchange in minutes from your mobile phone which comes in especially useful when you are managing support services on the go. We will keep you updated …

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RLabs features on The Tech Report

RLabs features on The Tech Report

Last week Thursday RLabs featured on the ETv The Tech Report. It was a great opportunity to share with the world how we are using Social Media for Social Change. It also featured the founder of the She’s The Geek Brand, Monique Ross and Craig Ross our Innovation Manager. Really incredible knowing that RLabs are …

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RLabs now on Given Gain

RLabs now on Given Gain

Over the last few months we’ve seen an increase in projects and programmes at RLabs. It is therefore with great excitement that we’ve partnered with Given Gain that will allow our partners and friends to support these projects and programmes. To make a donation fee free to check out the RLabs GivenGain page.

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