news

DOOM dated, Collector’s edition detailed

DOOM has not only been dated, but a Collectors Edition has also been announced as well.

Magic: The Gathering – Puzzle Quest receives significant update

Magic: The Gathering – Puzzle Quest has received a comprehensive update which adds new features and tweaks some existing ones.

New trailer for Mirror’s Edge Catalyst races into view

A new trailer alludes that Mirror's Edge Catalyst is going to have a meaty story to delve into.

New details emerge for Twilight Princess

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD is bringing more than just spiffier graphics.
NEWS

The Revenant gets Pro Skater treatment in this mashup video

5 February 2016

The Revenant is an intense film to watch, which is why this Pro Skater inspired mashup video is so brilliant.

NEWS

Nathan Drake gets custom PS4 console for new Uncharted 4: A Thief

5 February 2016

To mark the release of Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, a new PS4 bundle with custom console from Sony gets detailed.

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Warner Bros. cancels Mac and Linux port of Batman: Arkham Knight altogether

5 February 2016

Warner Bros. has finally said uncle when it comes to the Mac and Linux ports of Batman: Arkham Knight, cancelling those versions of the game altogether.

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Next Android Wear update bringing voice calling and dictation

5 February 2016

According to reports, Android Wear is due for a big update in coming weeks, with voice calling and dictation in the mix.

NEWS

PES 2016 free to play now on PC

5 February 2016

In their derby against arch rivals FIFA, Konami has now made the PC version of the free-to-play PES 2016 edition available.

NEWS

Don Cheadle tries to channel Miles Davis in new biopic trailer

5 February 2016

In what looks to be an ambitious project, Don Cheadle releases the first trailer for his Miles Davis biopic, also starring as the jazz icon.

NEWS

VAIO steps into smartphone arena with Windows Phone device

4 February 2016

Sony's former notebook brand is alive and well, but instead of a new notebook, they've debuted a Windows Mobile 10 sporting smartphone.

NEWS

Google experimenting with purpose-made e-books for smartphones

4 February 2016

Google launches a new platform called Editions at Play, where the company will design e-books that are made for use specifically on smartphones.

NEWS

Facebook celebrates 12th birthday with new friendship video maker

4 February 2016

Facebook is 12 today. To mark the occasion, the company has launched a new feature that takes users' photos from friendships and collates them into a supercut video to enjoy.

NEWS

YouTube Red's Original series rolling out 10 February

4 February 2016

YouTube is entering the TV series game, with its Original set of shows coming to its Red paid-subscription platform on 10 February.

smartphones

BlackBerry PRIV

29 January 2016

The PRIV is BlackBerry's initial flagship for 2016. It's also an Android slider. Imbued with all the elements of a high-end smartphone, its only drawback remains its price.

peripherals and components

Microsoft Sculpt ergonomic desktop

27 January 2016

Microsoft has certainly flirted with the concept of ergonomic desktops and split keyboards for quite some time, and the latest result of this dalliance is the Sculpt ergonomic keyboard and mouse.

audio

Skullcandy Smokin Buds 2 Wireless

25 January 2016

Skullcandy’s Smokin Buds 2 Wireless ditches the wires for quite an impressive price – R900.

smartphones

Blackview BV2000

22 January 2016

At R1 900, the BV2000 from Blackview can tempt even the most savvy entry-level smartphone users. In spite of its plastic veneer, it delivers great value given its price tag.

appliances

Review: Philips Series 7000 shaver (S7530/50)

20 January 2016

For shaver manufacturers, a smooth shaving experience is high on the agenda. For Phillips it seems, so is a reduction in skin irritation, with the introduction of new microbead technology.

outdoor

Motorola Moto 360 (2nd Gen)

19 January 2016

Now in its second iteration, the Moto 360 from Motorola seems to have lost some of its character and now looks like any other Android Wear smartwatch.

smartphones

Xiaomi Mi 4

18 January 2016

At the tail-end of last year, Chinese company Xiaomi entered the country. We review their top offering - the Mi 4.

beer

Beer Review: Agar's Brewery Tomahawk IPA

14 January 2016

It was with much excitement that I asked the brewer, Michael Agar, to pour me a pint of the Tomahawk IPA when he unveiled the first kegs at the Craft Fair in Joburg held in November.

notebook and tablet pcs

Dell XPS 13

13 January 2016

Dell’s XPS 13 defies one to remain jaded about notebook PCs, as it is testament to just how far computing has come in the past five years or so.

beer

Beer Review: Sir Thomas Brewing Co RooiBaard

18 December 2015

As a rooibos tea infused amber ale, the RooiBaard (meaning Red Beard) is one of the more unique South African craft beers you'll find.

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