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Dell series: A deeper look at South Africa's PC gamer

In Part 2 of Dell and Alienware’s series on South African gaming, the attention turns to look at the gamers themselves, and the hardware they use.

Emirates launches mobile travel app Emirates Skywards GO

As well as introducing its 3D virtual experience for booking seats and viewing cabins on its aircraft, the airline has also launched an app that...

Emirates launches new 3D virtual reality view of its aircraft

Emirates, has introduced 3D virtual reality into its cabin and seat selection process, enabling passengers to get a rich view of their aircraft,...

New Rabobi PS4 console looks amazing

In celebration of the much anticipated game, Sony is releasing a bright red Rabobi console. And it looks amazing.
NEWS

Middle-earth: Shadow of War receives substantial update

18 July 2018

A new, and free game update for Middle-earth: Shadow of War, has been released, bringing a host of improvements to the title.

NEWS

Google slapped with largest fine to date

18 July 2018

The European Union has decided on a fine for Google for anti-competitive behaviour, and it's no slap on the wrist.

NEWS

Pledge to contain autonomous AI weapons gets strong names on board

18 July 2018

Some 2400 companies and individuals have signed that, “the decision to take a human life should never be delegated to a machine,” noting that they will neither participate or support the development of lethal...

NEWS

Netflix comic book movies with Mark Millar announced

18 July 2018

After publishing its first Millar comic book (The Magic Order) Netflix has announced which titles are coming to the small screen, with two TV series and three films in the pipeline.

NEWS

Queen biopic gets full trailer

18 July 2018

We’ve seen the teaser, now it’s time for the full trailer. The first one has dropped for Bohemian Rhapsody, the film that looks like it might just send all Queen fans into a fit of bliss.

NEWS

Changing Face of Gaming study shows players in a new light

17 July 2018

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

NEWS

Smart prosthetic ankle comes step closer to market

17 July 2018

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

NEWS

Hybrid train-plane aims to disrupt air transport

17 July 2018

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. Well, it looks like the airplane’s time to be disrupted is not far...

NEWS

Spotify introduces Discover Weekly in South Africa

17 July 2018

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.

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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