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Canon Series: Dave Hann's Pro Tip

As part of the Canon Series of articles, we talked to commercial photographer, Dave Hann, who gave us his top photography tip.

Konami preps new The Phantom Pain gameplay footage for Gamescom 2015

With Gamescom happening this week, Konami has prepared a playable demo for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, as well as new gameplay footage for...

Deadpool hilariously narrates his own teaser trailer from armchair

In a new NSFW teaser trailer, Deadpool does his best Deadpool impression, slating X-Men Origins: Wolverine, all while smoking a pipe.

Logitech MX Master wireless mouse

Despite its large size, the MX Master wireless mouse is actually a pleasure to hold and use.
NEWS

The Innovation Series: The Power of the Employee – Part 3

4 August 2015

Previously in the Innovation Series, we discussed what employee innovation is, and gave some tips on how to successfully implement an employee innovation drive within an organisation. This article will look at how to...

NEWS

Canon Series: My Favourite Lens in the Bag - Clinton Lubbe

3 August 2015

In our ongoing Canon Series, TechSmart tracked down commercial photographer and producer of the recent Somer Son movie, Clinton Lubbe. We tasked him with picking his favourite lens to shoot with.

NEWS

PlayStation confirms Vote to Play, amid August games sale

3 August 2015

It has been officially confirmed, via the PlayStation blog, that Vote to Play is not just a wish of long term PlayStation Plus members but is in fact a new feature.

NEWS

Win a Huawei E5180 LTE router with Drive Control Corporation

3 August 2015

Distributor Drive Control Corporation (DCC) and Huawei are giving away a Huawei E5180 LTE router worth R1 699 to one lucky TechSmart winner.

NEWS

Sony unveils new Xperia C5 Ultra, Xperia M5 smartphones for mid-range market

3 August 2015

Sony has made no qualms of its desire to dominate the mid-range market, and now it has debuted two new high-end offerings - the Xperia C5 Ultra and Xperia M5.

NEWS

Canon launches video camera with 4 million ISO

31 July 2015

Canon has announced its new professional multi-purpose video camera which boasts a maximum ISO in excess of 4 million.

NEWS

Twitter rolling out new homepage to showcase service to potential users

31 July 2015

In a bid to entice more users to use its service, Twitter has begun rolling out a new homepage that showcases specifically curated content and tweets.

NEWS

Project Isizwe offering free Wi-Fi at Gugulethu and Khayelitsha taxi ranks

31 July 2015

ommuters at Gugulethu and Khayelitsha taxi ranks can now use the internet thanks to an initiative from Project Isizwe and the Open Society Foundation of South Africa.

NEWS

11 Hayao Miyazaki films arriving in Blu-Ray collection this November

31 July 2015

With Studio Ghibli's founder having gone into semi-retirement, perhaps this Blu-Ray collection of Hayao Miyazaki's 11 works is the perfect gift for any anime fan.

NEWS

Windows 10 on 14 million devices after first 24 hours

31 July 2015

It has been a frantic first few days for Windows 10, but the feedback is very positive according to Microsoft. After the first 24 hours, an estimated 14 million devices already have it.

smartphones

AG Mobile Ghost

4 August 2015

For some, the lifetime warranty that AG Mobile has slapped on the Ghost could be seen as a gimmick. However, there is far more to this mid-range phablet than just its warranty.

notebook and tablet pcs

Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro

3 August 2015

The Yoga 3 Pro has clearly learnt from its predecessors, bringing the best to bear in a thin, light, generally terrific notebook.

peripherals and components

Microsoft All in One Media Keyboard

28 July 2015

Microsoft’s All in One Media keyboard isn't perfect, but it does have a couple of distinguishing features that make it likable all the same.

smartphones

Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen)

27 July 2015

Motorola's second generation entry-level Android smartphone, the Moto E, may have flown under many radars, but it's well worth bookmarking for cost savvy users.

digital cams and camcoders

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

27 July 2015

Yet another great camera from Olympus, but buyers will wonder about the price.

notebook and tablet pcs

Acer Aspire Switch 10 E

23 July 2015

Solid as a hybrid notebook, but less so as a tablet, the Aspire Switch 10 E from Acer, feels like a device purpose built for Windows 8. But with Windows 10 looming, is that enough?

audio

Houdt Tsunami over the ear headphones

22 July 2015

It’s always a pleasant surprise to come across a device that exceeds one’s expectations, and that is certainly the case with the over the ear headphones from Houdt.

computer

Battleborn hands-on preview

22 July 2015

Battleborn, the forthcoming title from Gearbox Software and 2K Games, has loads on offer, as I found out in some hands on time with the game.

appliances

Philips Saeco Intelia Evo

22 July 2015

For some cup-to-bean coffee is still the business, and for them the Philips Saeco Intelia Evo will be the real deal.

outdoor

Canon 10x30 IS II binoculars

17 July 2015

From the outset, it becomes apparent that there is much to like in Canon’s 10x30 IS II binoculars.

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