SA gets Instagram's Bolt first

No longer designed for filtered selfies, Instagram has debuted its new one tap photo/video messaging app, Bolt for iOS and Android users.

Geek News Highlights: The Dragons and Superheroes Edition

In this week’s Geek News Highlights: New trailers for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies and Predestination emerge, and Wonder Woman joins...

BlackBerry Z3

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...

Know Your Anime: Uninhabited Planet Survive

Getting stranded on an island as in Lost is already troublesome enough, but what if you end up on an alien planet with no signs of intelligent life...

Gaming News Roundup - The Odds and Ends Edition

25 July 2014

This week's gaming news has a little something for everyone as Nvidia reveals its Shield Gaming Tablet, Humble Bundle announces tempting Square Enix gaming bundles and Entwined ports to PS3 and PS Vita.


IBM has a new “Road Buddy”

23 July 2014

IBM has announced that its entrepreneur programme is gaining momentum in South Africa, with the company noting that it is driving innovation in the South African start-up community. The programme has helped produce a new...


Top 6 Hot Hatches

23 July 2014

Part of the reason why hot hatches hold such a soft spot for petrolheads, is their ability to deliver a more visceral experience that drivers can't get enough of. In their honour, we list the best hot hatches currently...


Geek News Highlights - The Awaiting Comic-Con Edition

23 July 2014

This week's geek news is dominated by stories revolving around the San Diego Comic-Con as our own Moray Rhoda prepares a panel discussion on the local comic book scene, images from Avengers: Age of Ultron emerge, Humble...


Columinate report details SA's online shopping trends

22 July 2014

Columinate has released the results of its first-ever online shopping ‘SITEisfaction’ Survey report for South Africa, identifying local consumers tendency to use online retailers for luxury purchases over essential...


Know Your Anime: Naruto

21 July 2014

Action, adventure and fantasy are always a nice combination to have in any anime, when you add shinobi (or ninjas) to the mix, it gets even more awesome. This week we bring you one of the most loved shinobi in the...


ZyXEL AMG1312-T10B Wireless N ADSL2+ 4-port Gateway

21 July 2014

For those seeking optimal performance in their Wi-Fi connectivity, using the best hardware is paramount. Discover the ZyXEL AMG1312-T10B Wireless N ADSL2+ 4-port Gateway.


MSI GE60 Apache LE

21 July 2014

MSI’s GE60 Apache LE notebook is a beastly gaming notebook at an affordable price, bringing gamers extreme performance that’s also easy on their budget.


Ford Go Further details roadmap for 2014 and beyond

18 July 2014

The Ford Go Further event held in the Sandton Convention Centre is an African first, with the automotive manufacturer detailing its past success, and future plans for South African drivers and dealers alike.


MasterCard launches MasterPass in South Africa

18 July 2014

MasterCard marked its first foray into the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region by launching its MasterPass offering in South Africa in Rosebank this week.


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.

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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.

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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.


Jawbone Mini Jambox

30 June 2014

The Mini Jambox from Jawbone is an exquisitely beautiful portable speaker with a surprisingly crisp and sharp performance to match. Is that enough to set it apart in an already saturated market?

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Leap Motion

30 June 2014

The Leap Motion controller aims to enhance PC and notebook users’ experience through intuitive gesture recognition. It shows plenty of potential, but ultimately needs a stronger developer ecosystem.

notebook and tablet pcs

Quick Review - Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2

24 June 2014

Windows 8 tablets seem to be growing and maturing into their skin, with the latest evidence of this coming from Lenovo’s ThinkPad Tablet 2.


Wolfenstein: The New Order

23 June 2014

Wolfenstein, the titular Nazi-killing simulator is back with a new installment, as gamers again face off against the goose-stepping menace. This time however, it’s not World War 2 we’re fighting, in fact, it is the...

notebook and tablet pcs

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

18 June 2014

We've been noticeably impressed with Sony's range of Xperia Smartphones of late, now to see how its tablets fare as an Android-powered alternative to the iPad.


Philips Sound Shooter

4 June 2014

The portable and diminutive Sound Shooter Bluetooth speaker from Philips is designed to look like a grenade. So does dynamite come in small packages or is this one a dud?

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