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TECHNOLOGY plays a significant role in our daily lives, and has changed how people proceed with their day-to-day activities.

However, some still reject changes that come with it, citing that they’re meant for young people.

Fin24 reports that people who reject technology could be losing money. Wondering how? Here are four essential tech tips to save money:

  • Get a savings app

Google Play Store and Apple Store have applications to help you keep control of your money. Use your bank app to create a savings plan or use Stash by Liberty app to save money, tax-free.

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  • Get a cheap and reliable data service

According to last year’s study by, 1GB of data costs about R40. Expensive, right? Well, various network services do offer cheap data, and RAIN is leading the pack. It offers a range of unlimited 4G data plans for only R250 a month, with no contract.

  • Get a battery charger

Fake remote batteries will inconvenience you as they run out anytime. Buy a Duracell charger and lithium-ion batteries which are rechargeable. They may not last long, but you will be able to reuse them.

  • Get smart LED light bulbs

Do away with searching for candles during load shedding. Smart bulbs are rechargeable, easy to install and boast a battery life of up to +5 hours.

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