news

Nike partners with PlayStation on PG2 basketball sneaker

Using the DualShock 4 controller as inspiration, Nike and PlayStation have created a basketball shoe that lights up, vibrates and glows in the dark.

Startup Rocket Lab sends first Electron rocket into orbit

Another startup company has set its sights on space, with Rocket Lab successfully launching its first Electron rocket into orbit.

Amazon's self-service Go convenience store set to launch in Seattle

Under development for the past five years, Amazon Go is now a reality and brings no cashiers or queues to the convenience store experience.

Quicker reaction GIFs come to Google's iOS Gboard

The new feature will allow iOS Gboard users to make reaction GIFs easier than before.
NEWS

Tomb Raider gets second trailer, with more revealed about Lara Croft

19 January 2018

Set to land 16 March on local shores, the movie has now received its second trailer, updating us a little bit more about her father’s backstory and what might have lead to his mysterious death.

NEWS

2017 was the second hottest recorded year according to NASA

19 January 2018

Last year ranked behind 2016 as the hottest 12 months in recorded history.

NEWS

WhatsApp's new Business App now launched in select countries

19 January 2018

The new mobile offering from WhatsApp is aimed at businesses, launching in select regions ahead of a planned global rollout.

NEWS

TCL brings its MoveTime Family Watch to South Africa

18 January 2018

One of the first TCL-branded devices to land locally, the MoveTime Family Watch is designed to give parents peace of mind, and kids a taste of a smartwatch experience.

NEWS

Konami launches Metal Gear Survive beta until 21 January

18 January 2018

We know what Metal Gear fans will be doing from now until the 21st.

NEWS

PlayStation Plus deal on offer for 15 months of membership at 12 months price

18 January 2018

Sony's latest gaming offer will give users three free months of PlayStation Plus access, provided they pay for 12 months up front.

NEWS

Ubisoft drops details on first two DLCs for Assassin's Creed Origins

18 January 2018

More action is coming to Assassin's Creed Origins, with The Hidden Ones and Curse of the Pharaohs DLCs being detailed by Ubisoft.

NEWS

Loads of Attack on Titan manga on Humble Bundle

18 January 2018

We know a giant offer when we see it, and for this one manga fans can head over to Humble Bundle

NEWS

400 MP photos yours with the new half a mill Hasselblad

18 January 2018

Lovers of more and more (and more) megapixels, do we have news for you.

NEWS

YouTube removing #TidePodChallenge videos

18 January 2018

If you’ve ever considered eating laundry detergent to get some views on YouTube, you can just stop there.

notebook and tablet pcs

Asus Zephyrus GX501

19 January 2018

Powerfully specced, the Zephyrus GX501 from Asus is designed for notebook gamers wanting to turn things up a notch, but struggles to fit in with more simple day-to-day tasks.

audio

Comply Audio Pro earbuds

15 December 2017

Earbuds that can help you isolate noise on your earphones? What's not to like?

smartphones

Bluboo S1

15 December 2017

The Bluboo brand is yet another smartphone manufacturer doing well in China while being relatively unknown elsewhere. Their 4G enabled S1 smartphone features a lot of high-end attractions for a mid-range price. So how...

playstation 4

Star Wars Battlefront II

14 December 2017

With its latest patch, does Star Wars Battlefront II do enough to earn your time and money, and can it satiate the desire to immerse yourself in a galaxy far far away again?

playstation 4

Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris

13 December 2017

The first expansion for Destiny 2 is a little underwhelming, serving up no real challenges and proving to be a simple short jaunt on Mercury.

smartphones

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

29 November 2017

Is it a big S8? Yes, but that does not stop the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 from being one of the best premium phones around. Not to mention its stylus that places it above the competition.

appliances

Philips Viva Collection Airfryer

27 November 2017

Owning a Philips Airfryer can be very dangerous...

smartphones

Huawei Mate 10 Pro

24 November 2017

Huawei's latest Mate flagship inches towards greatness with enviable specs and an intriguing processor. The only shortcoming is an irksome user interface in an otherwise solid device.

audio

Astrum ET300 wireless earphones

22 November 2017

With wireless earphones all the rage right now, but costing a pretty penny, the ET300s from Astrum could be an alternative for cost savvy consumers.

movie reviews

Justice League

16 November 2017

A significant change in tone from Dawn of Justice, DC's new superhero team shows that they can do just as good a job as Marvel can.

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Bitcoin's surge (27 votes)
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