news

Changing Face of Gaming study shows players in a new light

A new study from Alienware about gamers has debunked some long held stereotypes, showing a vibrant, skill based community.

Smart prosthetic ankle comes step closer to market

A new, smart prosthetic ankle has taken one step forward to becoming a commercial reality.

Hybrid train-plane aims to disrupt air transport

If there is one industry that is ripe for disruption it is aviation, with airplanes, as we know them having largely been the same for over 50 years....

Spotify introduces Discover Weekly in South Africa

If you’ve been enjoying Spotify since is launch locally, you’ll love the following news.
NEWS

Get your ice-scream! Stranger Things gets a teaser for Season Three

17 July 2018

Fans of Stranger Things, there’s some good and bad news.

NEWS

Spawn reboot gets Jeremy Renner alongside Jamie Foxx

16 July 2018

Not many will remember the Spawn movie from 1997.

NEWS

Microsoft calls for government regulation regarding facial recognition

16 July 2018

It’s not often that you hear companies ask for more regulation, but that’s exactly what Microsoft is doing.

NEWS

New CloudFront launch heralds lower latencies, better online experiences

16 July 2018

The launch of a new Amazon CloudFront edge location in the Mother City, announced by AWS, has promising implications for South Africa.

NEWS

Microsoft releases free Teams application

13 July 2018

Microsoft has announced a new, free version of its shared workspace app.

NEWS

Microsoft announces new Whiteboard app

13 July 2018

Microsoft has announced the launch of a new, free collaboration app called Whiteboard, now available for Windows 10 users.

NEWS

RoboCop is returning, Blomkamp to direct

12 July 2018

RoboCop is returning, and it’s South African/Canadian Neill Blomkamp tagged to direct.

NEWS

LG launches midrange Q7 locally

12 July 2018

After introducing one of this year’s last flagships phones, LG is now busy refreshing its midrange devices with the local launch of the new Q7.

NEWS

Facebook fined for Cambridge Analytica role

12 July 2018

Facebook has been slapped with its first fine for its role in allowing Cambridge Analytica to access users’ data.

NEWS

Wearable aims to make lucid dreaming in reach for all

12 July 2018

Lucid dreaming, and self directed dreaming, may well be in reach for all if the iBand+ accomplishes its aim.

audio

Xqisit oE400 Active Noise Cancellation Bluetooth Headphones

16 July 2018

Locally there is another player in the market that does make a good job with putting ANC headphones into a more affordable price bracket.

smartphones

Samsung Galaxy A6+

8 July 2018

The Samsung A6+ a big phone for a decent price, at least on contract with some of the cellular service providers. Here are few things to note about this midrange contender.

data storage

Synology DiskStation DS418play

15 June 2018

Synology's DiskStation DS418play is a mighty media server, but is it right for you?

outdoor

Fitbit Versa

13 June 2018

A great addition to the Fitbit range, the Versa is unobtrusive and gets the job done.

smartphones

LG G7 ThinQ

8 June 2018

The latest offering from LG feels like every other new Android flagship on the market, and as such cannot distinguish itself from the competition.

notebook and tablet pcs

Acer Swift 5

23 May 2018

Ultra lightweight with a good display and reasonable price tag, the only thing missing from the Acer Swift 5 is a bit more processing power to make it a great all-round notebook.

movie reviews

Deadpool 2

18 May 2018

The merc's second outing don't quite reach the heights of the first, but the addition of more Marvel characters help to ensure that insanity, violence and fourth-wall breaks remain intact.

smartphones

Mint Connect Pearl Neo

11 May 2018

At R799, the Mint Pearl Neo is designed for great value for money, but the onboard specifications will likely prompt you to opt for something a bit more expensive.

audio

Plantronics BackBeat FIT 300

9 May 2018

There's no sacrifices when it comes to sound with Plantronics' BackBeat FIT 300 wireless earphones.

smartphones

Huawei P20 Pro

7 May 2018

The P20 Pro is a significant step forward as far as cameras on smartphones go, with this latest offering showing just how good a device Huawei can make.

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