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Geek News Highlights - The Return on Investment Edition

This week's Geek News Highlights proves that good things come to those who wait, with an original issue of Action Comics #1 from 1938 selling for $3.2 million, Humble Bundle offering up more exclusives and NASA discovering water clouds on another world.

Hi-tec Altitude Pro RGS

With spring swiftly approaching, it’s high time to haul out a good pair of hiking boots. Don’t have ones? Hi-tec’s Altitude Pro should be on...

Quick Review: Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8

Lenovo’s Yoga 8 tablet is certainly distinctive, but its unique form factor is not the only thing it has going for it.

Top 4 Electric Cars

As more automotive companies throw their weight behind cleaner energy and electric cars, we detail some of the best in the industry today.
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Gaming News Roundup - The Destiny Debut Edition

22 August 2014

This week Bungie debuts the launch trailer for Destiny, Lego-filled madness ensues in Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham and Naughty Dog address matchmaking issues in The Last of Us.

NEWS

Geek News Highlights – The Nearly Spring Edition

20 August 2014

In this week’s Geek News Highlights: DC Comics launches new multiversity series, Game of Thrones guide announced and production begins on Ant-Man.

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Evetech Nightblade Gaming PCs

18 August 2014

Evetech brings a range of small form factor gaming powerhouses to the market ready to dominate, with the MSI Nightblade series leading the charge.

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MSI GS70 Stealth

18 August 2014

A gaming notebook that is thin, light and powerful might sound like an oxymoron, but the MSI GS70 Stealth is exactly that.

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Know your Anime: Current and Future Anime

18 August 2014

With summer coming to an end in Japan, there are plenty of new Anime series making their way onto televisions across the island nation. We take a look at some of the latest anime currently doing the rounds, as well as...

NEWS

Gaming News Roundup: The Glorious Gamescom Edition

15 August 2014

In this week’s Gaming News Roundup: Ninja Theory announces Hellblade, next Tomb Raider timed exclusive for Xbox One and exclusive debacle Wild announced.

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Geek News Highlights - The Remembrance Edition

13 August 2014

In this week’s Geek News Highlights, rights to Anne Rice’s The Vampire Chronicles are bought, a forty year old smartwatch prototype is up for auction, and we say goodbye to a beloved comedic genius.

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Gaming News Roundup - The Delays and Impending Releases Edition

8 August 2014

In this week’s Gaming News Roundup: A new Mortal Kombat X trailer kicks into high gear, Assassins Creed Rogue is dated and Evolve is delayed.

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Smart Answers - August 2014

8 August 2014

Life is full of questions that need smart answers. We can help.

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Pippa Tshabalala On Diversity

7 August 2014

Pippa is tired of the stubbly white anti-hero and believes it’s time for diversity.

outdoor

Garmin Fenix 2

20 August 2014

While many manufacturers scramble to bring out their versions of smart watches, the likes of Garmin have been crafting useful specialised wrist huggers for some time, and the Fenix 2 – the pinnacle of the multisport...

audio

Quick review: Jabra Sport Wireless+ headset

12 August 2014

Those who frequent the road with regular in-ear earphones know the frustration of getting tangled in wires. Thank heavens then for Bluetooth technology and the Wireless+ headset.

smartphones

Hisense Infinity Maxe X1

7 August 2014

As more manufacturers turn their attention to phablet devices, Hisense is hoping to steal a march on the competition with its well-priced 6.8" Infinity Maxe X1 offering.

movie reviews

Guardians of the Galaxy

1 August 2014

Opening in local movie theatres today (1 August), Spling reviews the latest superhero-filled offering from Marvel, Guardians of the Galaxy.

appliances

MiP robot

31 July 2014

One of the vanguards of science fiction has been and still remains robots, and the latest to serve as an ambassador for robotics is the tiny but entertaining MiP.

smartphones

BlackBerry Z3

29 July 2014

The first smartphone to debut in 2014 from BlackBerry locally is not a new expensive flagship, but rather the entry-level Z3. Favouring function over form, the Z3 offers a utilitarian BlackBerry experience at an...

smartphones

HTC One (M8)

28 July 2014

With the Samsung Galaxy S5 not quite the Android leader we wanted, there's room for a new flagship to assume its throne. On paper and in hand, the One (M8) from HTC could be the smartphone to do just that.

ps 3

Destiny Beta

28 July 2014

With a beta lasting a little over week, FPS fans got the chance to try their hand at Bungie's all new interstellar shooter, Destiny. With a strong storyline, beautiful environments and immersive gameplay, the house that...

notebook and tablet pcs

Aorus X7 v2

17 July 2014

If you have been searching for a gaming and desktop replacement notebook that regards compromise as a foreign concept, then your quest is at an end - consider the Aorus X7 your now found holy grail.

digital cams and camcoders

Olympus OM-D E-M10

4 July 2014

If you can’t afford the awesome E-M1, the E-M10 might just be your next favourite mirrorless from Olympus.

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Which recent superhero movie came out tops?
X-Men: Days of Future Past (14 votes)
Man of Steel (5 votes)
Guardians of the Galaxy (9 votes)
Thor: The Dark World (3 votes)
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (7 votes)
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (6 votes)
Transformers: Age of Extinction (8 votes)