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Gaming News Roundup - The Trailer Temptation Edition

In this week’s GNR: The Order: 1886 explains its story, The Witcher Battle Arena is launched and Ubisoft debuts Grow Home.

Microsoft hits home run with Windows 10 event

After taking much heat following Windows 8 in 2012, plus going through a recent CEO change, Microsoft came out swinging with an impressive Windows 10...

Geek News Highlights - The Bag of Tricks Edition

This week's Geek News has a little bit of everything, with a new short film from Adidas, a rumoured X Files return to TV and a scientifically designed...

Deep Fried Man: Retro Techno

South African technology publications need to start focusing on more attainable forms of technology, writes Deep Fried Man.
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Quick Review: E-Tone EX1 Projector

20 January 2015

If you think that projectors have to be big and bulky, you haven’t met the mobile all-in-one E-Tone EX1 PC projector.

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TechSmart Gigabyte Sci-Fi Short Story Comp: Genesis

19 January 2015

A boy traverse a cane field in KwaZulu-Natal, knowing full well of the stories told of its hidden dangers. Leah Gharbaharan presents a short story entitled Genesis.

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HTC reportedly readying M9 flagship and smartwatch for MWC

19 January 2015

HTC hope to steal a march on competition ahead of this year's Mobile World Congress by teasing a new flagship unveiling, as well as a smartwatch reportedly in the works.

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Top 6 Most Anticipated Releases of 2015

16 January 2015

If all else fails, there are always movies to cheer you up, and 2015 looks jam-packed with some awesome new releases. Movie fundi Spling picks the best of the lot.

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Gaming News Roundup - The Great Start Edition

16 January 2015

In this week’s GNR - Advanced Warfare takes top honours, Mortal Kombat X and Total War: Attila trailers debut and Resident Evil: Revelations 2 is delayed.

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Pippa Tshabalala On: AN IDEAL WORLD

16 January 2015

So how will things be like in a perfect (gaming) world? Pippa muses, and while you might say she's a dreamer, she's not the only one.

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SA Comic Book Round-up

15 January 2015

Right now is probably the most exciting point in the history of SA comics. Every year more comics are created locally and just about every genre under the sun is covered. Comic book guru Moray Rhoda picks his three...

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The Comic Book Guys: Moray Rhoda

15 January 2015

As far at the local comic book scene goes, one guy has been working extremely hard at pushing it forward – our very own comic book guru Moray Rhoda. He answered a few pertinent questions.

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TechSmart Gigabyte Sci-Fi Short Story Comp: RoBokkie

15 January 2015

Another entry in TechSmart's short-story competition. Dillon Joshua Pretorius' RoBokkie explores states of consciousness.

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Samsung unveils long awaited Tizen-powered Z1

14 January 2015

After a near two-year long wait, Samsung has debuted a Tizen OS powered entry-level smartphone, the Z1. Armed with some modest specs, it's set to retail for roughly $90.

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Bayonetta 2

14 January 2015

It’s a sad fact that some gaming gems simply get lost or overlooked in the end of the year flurry of blockbuster releases. Such was the fate of Bayonetta 2, which was nonetheless one of finest recent action adventure...

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Quick Review: Garmin vivosmart

18 December 2014

With a bevy of wearables landing locally of late, the fitness-focused vivosmart is aiming to be your go-to choice in 2015. We give it a go.

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Quick Review: MTN Steppa Tablet

18 December 2014

MTN continues its assault on the entry-level market with the new Steppa Tablet. Much like its smartphone brethren it keeps things spartanly efficient without denting your budget.

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Dragon Age: Inquisition (PS4)

18 December 2014

The latest from BioWare begs the question - can Dragon Age: Inquisition breathe life into the franchise and reignite its glory?

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Quick Review: Jabra Sport Pulse

18 December 2014

Featuring a built-in heart rate monitor and handy smartphone app, the new Sport Pulse has a foot up on the wireless competition.

outdoor

Quick Review - Hi-Tec Bahama Sport sandals

18 December 2014

As essential as a great pair of hiking shoes are for an active lifestyle, what about when summer strikes, the beach beckons and your feet cry out for something more appropriate? Enter the Bahama Sport sandals.

smartphones

Quick Review: Nokia Lumia 630

18 December 2014

Wallet friendly and taking care of all the smartphone basics, Nokia's Lumia 630 is a spartan device for cost-savvy users.

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Quick Review: LG G3 Beat

18 December 2014

Drawing inspiration from its flagship brethren, the LG G3 Beat is a great all round performer that hits all the right mid-range notes.

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Quick Review: Samsung Galaxy S5 mini

18 December 2014

Proving just as efficient as its flagship counterpart, the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini is a solid performing mid-range smartphone that sets the standard in a saturated market.

digital cams and camcoders

Vicovation Vico-Marcus 3 Dashcam

10 December 2014

While not yet as big as they are in Russia, dash cameras are gaining traction in South Africa. We put the higher resolution of the Marcus 3 to the test.

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