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Microsoft rebrands future Lumia smartphones and drops Nokia

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

Gaming News Roundup - The Treats and Leaks Edition

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...

MakerBot 3D printers land on SA shores

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

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor (PS4)

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...
NEWS

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...

NEWS

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.

NEWS

Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

17 October 2014

The latest iteration from the reigning king of phablets has just landed on South African shores, and we go hands-on with the Galaxy Note 4 to see whether it lives up to the billing.

NEWS

Win with Canon SA

15 October 2014

Gone are the days of old school albums, now professional photographers and wannabes alike can bring their pictures to life with Canon SA's new online Photobooks platform.

NEWS

rAge Roundup - 10 October 2014

10 October 2014

The rAge gaming expo is undoubtedly an assault on the senses, serving up the biggest gaming titles, latest developments and merchandise aplenty. With untold riches to explore within the Coca Cola Dome's great hall, we...

NEWS

Gaming News Roundup - The Lucky Packet Edition

10 October 2014

With rAge stealing much of the focus this week, there's still plenty gaming nuggets to get excited about; including Bandai Namco's new Star Wars Battle Pod; Lara Croft Temple of Osiris details and Indie gaming bundle...

NEWS

The Comic Book Guys - Deon de Lange

10 October 2014

If you haven’t started reading Gofu, do yourself a favour and pick it up ASAP. You will be astounded by what Deon de Lange has achieved. We asked him a few pertinent questions.

NEWS

The Comic Book Guys - Sean Izaakse

10 October 2014

As TechSmart readers might know, there is a blooming comic book creation scene in SA. In this ongoing series we feature some of the new local talent, starting with Sean Izaakse.

NEWS

Why go Smart?

10 October 2014

Despite the smartphone that has taken over the function of telling us the hour of day, plus smartwatches’ arrival on the scene, there seems to be a fresh awareness of the traditional timepieces of yore.

NEWS

Geek News Highlights - The Coming Into Focus Edition

9 October 2014

This week's Geek News has something for everybody, as Bradley Cooper's new military biopic American Sniper comes into focus. Also in the mix is news surrounding Twin Peaks and Myst TV shows, as well as trailers for The...

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.

smartphones

Nokia Lumia 930

3 October 2014

Fitted with one of the best-in-class displays and the newly enhanced Windows Phone 8.1 OS, there is plenty to like about the Nokia Lumia 930. Now Microsoft has a worthy smartphone to pit against its Android and iOS...

notebook and tablet pcs

Quick review: Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4

3 October 2014

It may be a few months since its release, but Samsung’s latest Galaxy Tab 8.4 is an impressive piece of kit and still holds its own.

appliances

Astraphobe Lightning Protection system

2 October 2014

With summer on its way, so too are the Highveld’s famed lightning storms, which makes a lightning surge protection system that much more worth investing in.

appliances

Quick Review: CloudGate PC

2 October 2014

Is it a full fledged PC or a portable computing device that you can take anywhere? The answer is both, as the CloudGate PC defies convention.

notebook and tablet pcs

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

8 September 2014

Armed with a stunningly sharp display, Samsung's Galaxy Tab S 10.5 brings to tablets what the S5 was missing in smartphones, and offers a worthy contender to Apple's iPad Air.

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