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LG filters AI features into new Q7 mid-range lineup

LG has revealed its new mid-range devices for 2018, with the Q7 trio sporting some of the AI elements previously spotted in the company's flagship phones.

HTC website mistakenly leaks new U12 Plus flagship phone

The Taiwanese manufacturer's website listed (since removed) a new flagship phone, which could be a China-exclusive device.

Jetpacks are coming to Fortnite Battle Royale in latest update

The highly requested feature will roll out to gamers during this week's update for Fortnite Battle Royale.

First trailer for Mowgli is a darker take on The Jungle Book

The Andy Serkis led flick promises to be a far darker version of the Rudyard Kipling tale.
NEWS

Microsoft acquires Semantic Machines to create realistic sounding bots

21 May 2018

The California-based startup specialises in AI that helps to make bots sound less bot-like, and could be used to design a similar system to Google Duplex.

NEWS

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard launching on Nintendo Switch in Japan this week

21 May 2018

The survival horror title is coming to the Nintendo Switch, but is limited to Japan for now and will need an internet connection to play.

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Tesla performance Model 3 does 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds

21 May 2018

Elon Musk confirms specs and pricing for a performance model version of the Model 3 on Twitter.

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Netflix picks up films from two Cannes award winners

21 May 2018

Happy as Lazzaro and Girl have been selected by Netflix for availability on their streaming service following their respective wins at Cannes.

NEWS

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - What we know so far

18 May 2018

Following Treyarch's recent community reveal of Black Ops 4, here's what we know so far about the upcoming multiplayer title.

NEWS

OnePlus 6 officially revealed as company's high spec flagship phone

17 May 2018

OnePlus' latest flagship phone is one the most highly specced for 2018.

NEWS

YouTube Red rebranded as YouTube Premium

17 May 2018

From 22 May onwards, YouTube Red will be known as YouTube Premium, costing $12 a month instead of $10, but users can still sign up for the previous price within the next five days.

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Microsoft debuts Xbox Adaptive Controller for physically disabled gamers

17 May 2018

Microsoft's latest controller is aimed at opening up the Xbox console to a wider range of gamers.

NEWS

Next Battlefield game will be called Battlefield V

17 May 2018

EA shares the first logo for Battlefield V, with a livestream reveal set for 23:00 (SAST) on 23 May.

NEWS

First trailer for Queen movie fist-pumping great

16 May 2018

We’re saying this with a fair amount of trepidation, the Queen movie actually doesn’t look too bad.

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.

smartphones

Orbit Keys Bluetooth tracker

7 May 2018

If you have a habit of misplacing your keys or smartphone, the Orbit Keys Bluetooth tracker comes as a bit of a godsend.

smartphones

Sony Xperia XZ2

26 April 2018

Another in a long line of solid phones from Sony, the Xperia XZ2 is only a handful of changes away from being the best value for money flagship so far this year.

movie reviews

Avengers: Infinity War

25 April 2018

A movie event 10 years in the making, Avengers: Infinity War has delivered on the promise that Marvel has billed for it, serving up action, banter and shocks aplenty.

playstation 4

God of War

23 April 2018

Kratos and his son's venture into Norse mythology is a brave new step for the God of War titles, producing one of the best games of the year, and perhaps in franchise history.

smartphones

Sony Xperia L2

19 April 2018

A decent device for cost-savvy users, but the Xperia L2 from Sony does little to stand out in a sea of mid-range phones.

smartphones

Samsung Galaxy S9

9 April 2018

The S9 is Samsung's best Galaxy to date, making several subtle improvements on its predecessor and betting big on camera.

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