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Gaming News Roundup - The Gaming Bounty Edition

In this week’s GNR: Far Cry 4 launches, free DLC for Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor and new Bloodborne info unveiled.

Gaming News Roundup - The Long Journey Edition

This week's news asks gamers to hold out a little while longer, with Blizzard's Overwatch to look forward to in 2015, and a delay on Bloodborne's...

Geek News Highlights - The This Means War Edition

Conflict aplenty in this week's Geek News as Caesar and the Apes get set to rise again, Moses and Ramses square off in Exodus Gods and Kings, and The...

Cheaper Microsoft Nextbook tablets land at Makro

Microsoft SA has partnered with Makro to debut two new competitively priced Nextbook tablets.
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Gaming News Roundup - The Good Times Ahead Edition

7 November 2014

In this week’s Gaming News Round-up: Destiny sequel already planned, GTA V Online gets enhanced and LEGO 3 Batman: Beyond Gotham developer diaries entice.

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New Movie Releases: November 2014

6 November 2014

Movie Fundi Spling details all the new movie releases you can look forward to during November.

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Top 5 Mind-Bending Movies

6 November 2014

Some movies just leave you perplexed, or “Curiouser and curiouser!” as little Alice said. Movie aficionado, Spling tries to navigate the maze of mind-benders.

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Geek News Highlights - The Artificial Intelligence Edition

5 November 2014

This week's Geek News Highlights sees Hollywood's obsession with Artificial Intelligence result in two new trailers, most notably being local director Neill Blomkamp's latest project Chappie. Also Attack on Titan's...

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Gaming News Roundup - The All Hallows' Eve Edition

31 October 2014

This week's gaming news is chock full of Halloween-themed goodness, with sales now on for Steam and Humble Bundle. Also in the mix is details of Shadow of Mordor's Lord of the Hunt DLC and a fast paced live-action...

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Microsoft rebrands future Lumia smartphones and drops Nokia

24 October 2014

Nokia’s name has been dropped and re-branded as Microsoft Lumia

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Gaming News Roundup - The Treats and Leaks Edition

24 October 2014

This week's Gaming News features a new trailer for Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed Unity, PS4 and Driveclub bundle and the accidental leak of Halo 5's release date.

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MakerBot 3D printers land on SA shores

24 October 2014

Now available on South African shores, Brooklyn-based 3D printing manufacturer MakerBot has debuted a number of its leading products.

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Geek News Highlights - The Two Weeks Notice Edition

22 October 2014

We've crammed two weeks worth of geek news into one bumper edition, including a re-release trailer for 2001: A Space Odyssey, Sharlto Copley in PlayStation Plus' Powers, and Marvel's Civil War storyline for Captain...

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Gaming News Roundup - The Weird and Wonderful Edition

17 October 2014

In this week’s GNR: Go photographing in Mordor, Valve being targeted for lobbying and Steam launches free PC game weekend.

digital cams and camcoders

Fujifilm X30

7 November 2014

The X30 is by far the best iteration of this line of Fujifilm's compacts. It is one of those cameras that we just gelled with, feeling as if all we are able to do is to concentrate on shooting while the X30 does the...

smartphones

Quick Review: Acer Liquid Z5

4 November 2014

Priced at R2 600, Acer’s Liquid Z5 gives users plenty of smartphone for a wallet friendly price tag. If value for money holds sway over your decision making, there are few better options.

audio visual

Quick Review: Monster DNA On-Ear Heaphones

4 November 2014

A solid pair of headphones is something any tech savvy individual can do with, and the DNA On-Ear range is certainly one of the more appealing options.

display and graphics

Quick Review: Samsung 6200 Smart 3D LED TV

4 November 2014

The TV often takes pride and place in many living rooms. To ensure it stays there, Samsung has littered its 6200 Smart 3D LED TV with a host of features to keep owners viewing.

playstation 4

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor (PS4)

24 October 2014

If a superb game based on the Lord of the Rings world has been the object of your singularly focused fixation, nay, obsession, then get ready to call Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor ‘my preciousss.’

smartphones

BlackBerry Passport

23 October 2014

Featuring a unique form factor purpose built for the business-focused user, the Passport is BlackBerry's latest flagship and a return to form by the once great manufacturer.

smartphones

CAT B15Q

13 October 2014

Taking a cue from its hardwearing machinery, CAT's B15Q is an Android-powered companion for anyone wanting a smartphone capable of handling a little rough and tumble.

appliances

Nescafé Dolce Gusto Mini Me

9 October 2014

It’s always fun testing one of these hot new capsule coffee machines in the office, and having put the larger Circolo machine (review) through its paces, the new Mini Me landed just in time.

notebook and tablet pcs

Quick Review: Asus Transformer Pad (TF103CG)

9 October 2014

A good hybrid tablet can be a great aid while doing some multitasking on the fly, and as such, we had high hopes for Asus' Transformer Pad.

notebook and tablet pcs

Quick Review: Mecer Xpress 800P31C Smartlife

3 October 2014

Small 8" Android tablets are a dime a dozen these days. In the Mecer Smartlife Tablet’s favour is solid build quality and a wallet friendly price tag.

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Which is your choice for smartphone of 2014?
Sony Xperia Z2 Compact (7 votes)
HTC One (M8) (19 votes)
Huawei P7 (4 votes)
iPhone 6 (6 votes)
iPhone 6 Plus (42 votes)
LG G3 (6 votes)
Nokia Lumia 930 (16 votes)
Samsung Galaxy S5 (11 votes)
Samsung Note 4 (17 votes)