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Open Book Comics Fest set to showcase local talent in Cape Town

Taking place this weekend from 20-21 September, Open Book Comics Fest is a two-day long event where attendees can view and purchase the best in local comic books, as well as learn more about the artform in a series of workshops.

New look Microsoft MSN portal set for SA unveiling

Armed with a sleek and simple interface, the newly designed MSN online portal from Microsoft, aligns its cloud-first, mobile-first vision for the...

Geek News Highlights - The Bumper Back from the Dead Edition

In this week’s Geek News Highlights: The new Batmobile is revealed, Matt Damon to be Bourne again and Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 trailer...

Gaming News Roundup - The Hope Springs Eternal Edition

In this week’s GNR: Destiny becomes a sales star, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor delayed and Resident Evil: Revelations 2 details revealed.
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Knight of the Old Code

11 September 2014

This year celebrates the 75th anniversary of one of the world’s most enduring superheroes, Batman. Comic book guru Moray Rhoda believe that The Dark Knight is probably more relevant in today’s morally ambiguous world...

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Top 5 Villains

11 September 2014

With so many villains we love to hate, movie fundi Spling goes to the dark side in search of the top 5 best ones.

NEWS

MSI GT70 2PE Dominator Pro

11 September 2014

Gaming notebooks are largely expected to be the Godzilla’s of the PC world, and the MSI GT70 2PE Dominator Pro happily obliges.

NEWS

Geek News Highlights – The Treasures and Trailers Edition

10 September 2014

In this week’s Geek News Highlights: Trailers for Halo: Nightfall and Destiny debut, and new U2 album offered for free.

NEWS

Apple unveils larger iPhone 6 range and first foray into wearables, the Apple Watch

10 September 2014

With its rivals revealing new devices all around it, Apple still stole the spotlight with the unveiling of their larger display touting iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, as well as its long rumoured foray into the wearable...

NEWS

Sony refreshes Xperia lineup with Z3 series of devices

8 September 2014

Not one to be outdone, Sony unveiled a slew of new devices at IFA 2014, including the Z3 flagship smartphone, Z3 Compact, Z3 Compact Tablet, as well as two new additions to its smart wear stable.

NEWS

Kaspersky Lab showcases new Internet Security - multi-device 2015 software

8 September 2014

Ahead of its mid-September launch, Kaspersky Lab has unveiled its newly improved multi-device 2015 software specifically designed for Windows, OS X, Android and iOS device users.

NEWS

Samsung debuts a slew of devices at IFA 2014

8 September 2014

Samsung used the second episode of its Unpacked event presentations during this year's IFA 2014 in Berlin to debut the new Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge, Gear S Smartwatch and Gear VR Headset.

NEWS

Pippa Tshabalala on Other Interests

5 September 2014

Contrary to what you might think, Pippa does have other interests too.

NEWS

The Ice Age - Deep Fried Man

5 September 2014

Before the internet, people were forced to behave stupidly in front of only a small group of friends, writes Deep Fried Man.

notebook and tablet pcs

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

8 September 2014

Armed with a stunningly sharp display, Samsung's Galaxy Tab S 10.5 brings to tablets what the S5 was missing in smartphones, and offers a worthy contender to Apple's iPad Air.

smartphones

Quick Review: Asus FonePad 7

29 August 2014

A jack of all trades, the FonePad 7 from Asus is a solid performing 7" tablet that any cost-savvy user would be happy to carry.

audio

Quick review: Philips NTRX100 DJ Speaker

29 August 2014

Philips' new NTRX100 Hi-Fi speaker with DJ mixing table won't turn you into Armin van Buuren, but will certainly add a new dimension to your next house party.

digital cams and camcoders

Quick review: Fujifilm X-T1

29 August 2014

Hot stuff doesn\'t begin to describe the impressive X-T1 from Fujifilm, one of the best mirrorless cameras currently available.

smartphones

Quick review: LG G3

29 August 2014

Not content with mere dominance, LG bullies contenders out the ring with the new G3.

smartphones

Huawei Ascend P7

27 August 2014

Huawei’s latest Ascend P7 smartphone is one of this year’s welcome surprises, as the phone is a clear indication that the company is upping its game.

outdoor

Hi-tec Altitude Pro RGS

27 August 2014

With spring swiftly approaching, it’s high time to haul out a good pair of hiking boots. Don’t have ones? Hi-tec’s Altitude Pro should be on your feet.

notebook and tablet pcs

Quick Review: Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8

26 August 2014

Lenovo’s Yoga 8 tablet is certainly distinctive, but its unique form factor is not the only thing it has going for it.

outdoor

Garmin Fenix 2

20 August 2014

While many manufacturers scramble to bring out their versions of smart watches, the likes of Garmin have been crafting useful specialised wrist huggers for some time, and the Fenix 2 – the pinnacle of the multisport...

audio

Quick review: Jabra Sport Wireless+ headset

12 August 2014

Those who frequent the road with regular in-ear earphones know the frustration of getting tangled in wires. Thank heavens then for Bluetooth technology and the Wireless+ headset.

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