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Interview: Dana Eitzen, Corporate Marketing and Communications Executive, Canon SA

Apart from a few interesting camera announcements, there are two big events laying ahead for Canon. The first is a major Expo taking place in Paris, followed by the sponsorship of the Rugby World Cup in England. TechSmart talked to Dana Eitzen, Corporate Marketing and Communications Executive at Canon SA, to find out what both events will entail.

Xperia Z5 with 23 MP camera outed prior to IFA 2015

While we seemingly missed Sony's Xperia Z4 smartphone earlier in the year, images of a new Z5 flagship has been leaked online prior to IFA 2015.

Celebrating women excelling in the ICT sector - Interview with Lisa Lyhne, board member at Dariel

It is only fitting to end off women’s month with one of SA’s leading IT ladies; Lisa Lyhne, board member at Dariel.

'Colourful' female wrestler Rainbow Mika joins Street Fighter V roster

A character sure to tick all the fanservice boxes, Rainbow Mika joins the ranks of Street Fighter V, as the game primes for release next year.

Canon Series: Pro Tips to Up your Photography, Part 2

28 August 2015

Getting ready for a weekend worth of good shooting? As part of our Canon Series, a number of pro photographers provide some valuable tips to up your photography game.


Finn shown wielding lightsaber for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

28 August 2015

Instead of his usual huffing and puffing from previous trailers, we get to see Finn (John Boyega) wield a lightsaber. Wonder what he's going to do with it?


Michael Fassbender teased in Assassin's Creed movie outfit

28 August 2015

Yahoo gets exclusive first look at Michael Fassbender as Callum Lynch for the Assassin's Creed film, with shooting set to begin in September.


Jeremy Renner tweets new Hawkeye image for Civil War, hints at teams

28 August 2015

With Captain America Civil War coming out next year, it's time for the Avengers to pick sides. Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye) tweets a concept image possibly showing who's with Cap.


Canon Series: The favourite lens in my bag - Chris Fallows

28 August 2015

With only a split second to get the perfect shot, wildlife photographer Chris Fallows is very dependent on the right gear for his shark capturing. We asked him about his favourite lens to shoot with.


Former Apple CEO debuts two new low-cost smartphones from Obi Worldphone

27 August 2015

John Sculley debuts Obi Worldphone's SF1 and SJ1.5, two new low-cost smartphones designed to target emerging markets in Asia, the Middle East and Africa.


LG's new Rolly foldable keyboard can fit in your pocket

27 August 2015

If using a smartphone or tablet all day makes you long for the tactile feel of a keyboard, then LG's new Rolly could be the answer. It also folds up small enough to fit in your pocket.


Hot New Trailers: Secret in their Eyes

27 August 2015

Starring both Nicole Kidman and Julia Roberts, plus one of the most consistently good actors in Hollywood, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Secret in their Eyes looks set to be one of the crime thrillers of 2015.


Is this Microsoft's post-Windows 10 Lumia flagship?

27 August 2015

Microsoft is rumoured to be launching two new Lumia devices at its event in October, and now leaked images have cropped up online. Is this the future of Lumia?


Hot New Trailers: Dismaland

27 August 2015

As if life isn't miserable enough, Banksy has now released the trailer for his latest venture, Dismaland.


Mobile Games worth your time - Blades of Brim

26 August 2015

One genre that has figuratively run away with our heart and stolen a fair share of our time is the endless runner, and amongst these, swinging a huge sword has been SYBO’s Brim.

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Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain hands-on preview

24 August 2015

We recently had the opportunity to spend some hands-on time with Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (MGS:TPP), which arrives early next month, and the good news is, it's looking very compelling.


Motorola Nexus 6

24 August 2015

At 5.96" and boasting plenty worth shouting about, it appears as if Google and Motorola make one impressive collaboration, the result of which is the top notch Motorola Nexus 6.

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SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive

21 August 2015

While the iXpand Flash Drive from SanDisk is a handy office accessory to have, it's weighed down by its Apple-specific price tag.

movie reviews

Movie Review: Fantastic Four

19 August 2015

Fantastic Four could have and should have been so much more. It's a pity that film politics ruined what could have been, and a tragedy that they weren't able to reinvigorate a misfire superhero franchise.

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Samsung SUHD 65-inch Curved Smart TV (Series 9)

18 August 2015

Designed for tech super users that require a no-holds-barred viewing experience, the 65" Curved SUHD Smart TV from Samsung brings 4K to the living room in quite some style.

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Submerged (PS4)

17 August 2015

There are plenty of games that involve exploration and well crafted storytelling, but Submerged is one that offers both with enchanting, distinctive charm.

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Hands-On with PES 2016

13 August 2015

Pro Evolution Soccer has always been a distant second to EA Sports' FIFA. Having hit the virtual pitch with PES 2016 however, that gap seems to closing quite rapidly.


Fenix UC40 Ultimate Edition

6 August 2015

In dark times and places, a bright light comes into its own, and this is certainly what the Fenix UC40 can claim to bring to your pocket.

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Review: Ant-Man

5 August 2015

The classic sci-fi adventure, The Incredible Shrinking Man, wowed audiences in 1957 for its cutting edge blend of otherworldly proportions. Now more than 50 years later, we're getting another little-big sci-fi adventure...

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