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Rumours suggest thinner MacBook Pro on the way with OLED touch bar

For fanatic MacBook Pro users, the rumours of thinner 13" and 15" models, along with OLED touch bars and touch ID, should certainly pique your interest.

Facebook altering makeup of Trending Topics amid censorship reports

Although not admitting to censoring stories in its Trending Topics feed, Facebook will introduce a number of changes to make the feed less bias in its...

South African Comic Books: A chat with George van der Riet

For a number of local comic book fans, their first contact with Superman and Spidey might not have been through DC or Marvel. Instead there were a...

Google's new Science Journal app is a real-time data capturer

Using the native sensors embedded in many Android phones, Google recently debuted its Science Journal app for budding experimenters as part of its...
NEWS

Paying tribute to one of BMW's best selling cars, the 2002 Homage concept debuts

23 May 2016

Marking the 50 year anniversary of the car that saved the Bavarian carmaker, BMW debuts the 2002 Homage concept which pays tribute to the original with a few modern twists.

NEWS

Motorola readying return of iconic Razr flip phone

23 May 2016

Perhaps the most iconic feature phone of the past two decades, Motorola recently released a video celebrating the Razr flip phone, with a new version possibly on the way.

NEWS

Second trailer for Star Trek Beyond warps into view

23 May 2016

Capt. Kirk and the rest of the enterprise are back for what might just be their most ambitious film to date, as a second trailer for Star Trek Beyond beams to YouTube.

NEWS

Square Enix holding brief games sale

20 May 2016

Are there any sweeter words, especially when you are cash strapped, than ‘sale’? Betting that the answer is no, is Square Enix, which has a ‘don’t procrastinate or you’ll miss it’ Xbox sale from now until the...

NEWS

Batman: Return to Arkham remastered version confirmed

20 May 2016

Here’s some good news for Batman fans: a remastered collection of Batman Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City, is indeed impending.

NEWS

Far Harbour now available for Fallout 4

20 May 2016

The latest DLC for Fallout 4, Far Harbour, has just become available on the Xbox One, PS4, and PC.

NEWS

Samsung launches its 2016 lineup of SUHD TVs in South Africa

20 May 2016

Quantum dot technology, High Dynamic Range 1000 display and 360 design all found in Samsung's latest range of SUHD TVs.

NEWS

Six significant announcements from the first day of Google I/O 2016

19 May 2016

A new VR platform and headset to match, new messaging apps, a FaceTime rival and three other big announcements following the first day at Google I/O 2016.

NEWS

Canon Series: David Devo Oosthuizen, Part 3

19 May 2016

We've come to final installment of our Canon Series interview with band photographer David Devo Oosthuizen. Not only does he provide some great tips for those trying to make a living from photography, but he also takes...

NEWS

Alcatel launching its Go Play and Pop Star smartphones in SA

18 May 2016

Designed for users who enjoy getting out and about, Alcatel is bringing its Go Play and Pop Star mid-range smartphones to South Africa.

movie reviews

X-Men: Apocalypse

20 May 2016

Despite injecting some much needed new blood into the latest installment of the X-Men franchise, Apocalypse lacks some of the excitement and nuanced storyline one hopes for.

playstation 4

Ratchet and Clank (PS4)

12 May 2016

Ratchet and Clank makes the leap to PS4, but brings the heart of what made its predecessors so entertaining with it.

movie reviews

Ratchet and Clank movie

12 May 2016

The question mark hanging over the movie, especially for fans, is whether Ratchet and Clank can replicate the enjoyment offered by the games on the big screen?

smartphones

AG Mobile #Hashtag

12 May 2016

Bright and bold, the #Hashtag from AG Mobile has plenty going for it as yet another phablet that offers great value for money.

outdoor

Fenix PD35 + SD10 review

11 May 2016

Two more Fenix flashlights manage to impress, with one geared towards divers and the other aimed at anyone who wants a brilliant light in a small form factor.

smartphones

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium

10 May 2016

Fitted with a superb 4K display and 23 MP camera, the Z5 Premium has many enviable elements, but falls just shy of being the go-to 5.5" flagship phablet.

digital cams and camcoders

Olympus Pen-F

6 May 2016

The Olympus Pen-F is yet another camera vying for your attention, positioning itself quite nicely in the retro section of the mirrorless market. After shooting with it for about two weeks, here are four things worth...

audio visual

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H3 ANC

28 April 2016

Like many offerings also in the BeoPlay range from Bang & Olufsen, the H3 ANC (active noise cancelling) earphones cost a pretty penny. But in the long run, it's money well spent.

movie reviews

Captain America: Civil War

26 April 2016

With two of the top Avengers coming to blows, Civil War is a great addition to the Marvel universe. The truly tough choice is picking a side to back.

smartphones

LG G5

20 April 2016

The big handset winner at MWC 2016 earlier this year, the modular LG G5 has now landed on local shores. Does it continue its proud lineage, or does it fall short of (quite high) expectations?

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