Lifestyle and Information Technology (LiT) Publishing is based in Johannesburg, South Africa, and – as the name states – focuses on the digital lifestyle and IT arena in the southern Africa region. The company is run by partners Axel Bührmann and Susan Phelps.
As managing director, Phelps is a former director of Datatec, the SA IT giant, where she oversaw the marketing and sales efforts of the CREW division, handling such diverse accounts as Logitech and US Robotics. She has extensive work experience in a wide variety of IT-related fields, having worked at Dimension Data and Minolta.
As editor, Bührmann is a Rhodes University graduate with an Honours in Journalism. He has been involved in the IT arena since 1986, with wide-ranging experience in all aspects of publishing, including editorial stints at Systems Publishers, The Star and Johnnic Publishing, as well as being executive editor of PC Magazine, Inter@ctive Week, and ZDNET SA Online. He is also an accomplished photographer.
LiT Publishing’s flagship publication is Charged Southern Africa, a monthly glossy magazine that concentrates on three key segments for the small and medium business (SMB) and other end-users: digital lifestyle, business issues, and technology. Each month, it features a range of articles from industry specialists, looking at key current business and technology trends and issues, as well as providing tips and hints across a broad spectrum of related subjects.
Charged Southern Africa also publishes objective write-ups, reviews and group tests of the latest technology, from hi-tech gadgets and gizmos, cameras and other digital lifestyle accessories, to serious business tools, including printers, wireless networking systems, PCs and notebooks.
Charged Southern Africa is an independent publication not published by Microsoft, or affiliated with any other vendor.
Charged Southern Africa is used by LiT Publishing under licence.
For more information, call +27 11 462 2152 or go to the Contact Us page.