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Gaming News Roundup - The Farewell to 2014 Edition

As we prepare to bid 2014 adieu, we've rustled up a variety of gaming tidbits, including new details about the soon-to-be-released FPS romp Evolve, as well as Lords of the Fallen and Devil May Cry developments.

2014: The Best in Science

Discoveries, ranging from the vast reaches of outer space to deep inside the human body, have again filled us with awe this year. We look back at a...

Quick Review: Garmin vivosmart

With a bevy of wearables landing locally of late, the fitness-focused vivosmart is aiming to be your go-to choice in 2015. We give it a go.

Quick Review: MTN Steppa Tablet

MTN continues its assault on the entry-level market with the new Steppa Tablet. Much like its smartphone brethren it keeps things spartanly efficient...
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Most Iconic Cars in Film

18 December 2014

With the new Aston Martin DB10 being debuted for the upcoming Bond-film, Spectre, what better to do than to find the five most iconic cars in film history.

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Asus ROG G751JM

18 December 2014

If gaming notebooks were superheroes, then the ROG G751JM may well be Tony Stark/Iron Man, as it clearly makes no bones about its prowess.

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The Science of (our) time

18 December 2014

At the start of the new year, it’s a good time to ponder, well, time. Linda Pretorius delves through the science behind it.

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Glorious games await: Top eight games in 2015

18 December 2014

If there is one upside to games that are delayed into the following year, it is that the months ahead becomes jam packed with tantalizing titles. And then of course, there are still the games scheduled for release in...

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Quick Review - Cougar 700M Gaming mouse

18 December 2014

You could be forgiven for at first mistaking the 700M gaming mouse for a model of a high-end sports car, as it’s most definitely not your father’s pointing device.

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Geek News Highlights - 2014 Retrospective Edition

17 December 2014

This week's Geek News merges the past and future, with Google's Year in Search detailed, an Aston Martin James Bond retrospective and new trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road debuting.

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Top 5 Smartphones of 2014

17 December 2014

Sporting better specs by the day, smartphones are a users first port of call when it comes to tech interaction. We've listed the top five that thoroughly impressed during 2014.

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Gaming News Roundup - The Around the Corner Edition

12 December 2014

This week's Gaming News Roundup has 2015 firmly in its sights with a bevy of trailers from Sony's PlayStation Experience event, new details on The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Alien: Isolation and Rise of the Tomb Raider.

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Top 5 Concept Cars of 2014

9 December 2014

Awesome eye-candy with some hot tech to boot, concept cars provide a peek into the future. Here are five that piqued our interest during the latter half of 2014.

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TechSmart Gigabyte Sci-Fi Short Story Comp: The Elder God Detector

8 December 2014

Zoe Hinis's story, The Elder God Detector, won the initial TechSmart Gigabyte Short Story Competition, thereby scoring her an amazing Gigabyte U2440N notebook. Read it here now.

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Dragon Age: Inquisition (PS4)

18 December 2014

The latest from BioWare begs the question - can Dragon Age: Inquisition breathe life into the franchise and reignite its glory?

audio

Quick Review: Jabra Sport Pulse

18 December 2014

Featuring a built-in heart rate monitor and handy smartphone app, the new Sport Pulse has a foot up on the wireless competition.

outdoor

Quick Review - Hi-Tec Bahama Sport sandals

18 December 2014

As essential as a great pair of hiking shoes are for an active lifestyle, what about when summer strikes, the beach beckons and your feet cry out for something more appropriate? Enter the Bahama Sport sandals.

smartphones

Quick Review: Nokia Lumia 630

18 December 2014

Wallet friendly and taking care of all the smartphone basics, Nokia's Lumia 630 is a spartan device for cost-savvy users.

smartphones

Quick Review: LG G3 Beat

18 December 2014

Drawing inspiration from its flagship brethren, the LG G3 Beat is a great all round performer that hits all the right mid-range notes.

smartphones

Quick Review: Samsung Galaxy S5 mini

18 December 2014

Proving just as efficient as its flagship counterpart, the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini is a solid performing mid-range smartphone that sets the standard in a saturated market.

digital cams and camcoders

Vicovation Vico-Marcus 3 Dashcam

10 December 2014

While not yet as big as they are in Russia, dash cameras are gaining traction in South Africa. We put the higher resolution of the Marcus 3 to the test.

mp3 media and audio players

Carmate Pro - Review and Competition

5 December 2014

You only have so many hands for multitasking, which is why the Carmate Pro could be your next best travelling companion on the road.

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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...

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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.

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Which is your choice for smartphone of 2014?
Sony Xperia Z2 Compact (22 votes)
HTC One (M8) (69 votes)
Huawei P7 (8 votes)
iPhone 6 (26 votes)
iPhone 6 Plus (91 votes)
LG G3 (19 votes)
Nokia Lumia 930 (27 votes)
Samsung Galaxy S5 (33 votes)
Samsung Note 4 (44 votes)