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Top 5 Saloons of 2017

Big, fast and spacious, there's much to love about a premium Saloon. These are five which raised pulses in 2017.

Top 5 SUVs of 2017

South Africans have a supreme fondness for SUVs. Here are the five best which drove on our roads in 2017.

Top 5 Hatchbacks of 2017

There are few cars as exciting as a hot hatch, and these are the five that provided the most thrills in 2017.

Spielberg's Ready Player One gets a full trailer

If you’ve lived through the 80s playing video games at corner cafes, you should keep this flick on your to-watch list for 2018.

PS Plus players, gather your gear to go Monster Hunting tonight

8 December 2017

For PS Plus subscribers, the weekend may already be spoken for, as the global beta for Monster Hunter: World will be available from tomorrow.


6 of the hottest new trailers for the week: 8 December 2017

8 December 2017

Dinosaurs, Ninja's, LSD and MC Hammer all star in this week's hottest trailers.


Is the next Star Trek coming from Quentin Tarantino?

8 December 2017

According to Deadline, it seems like the project might not be a simple pipe dream.


Death Stranding gets another weird trailer

8 December 2017

So we know that Hideo Kojima, the man responsible for the Metal Gear series, has one of the weirdest games lined up for release in 2018. Now, Death Stranding has been blessed/cursed with a new trailer.


Interview: Hu Yoshida, Hitachi Vantara - The Importance of IoT

8 December 2017

Hitachi's CTO Hu Yoshida gives his views on Iot, and what IT and businesses alike need to be doing to take advantage of the megatrend.


The Champions' Ballad is Legend of Zelda's new DLC

8 December 2017

The second DLC pack for Breath of the Wild has just been announced by Nintendo.


Bayonetta 3 announced for the Nintendo Switch

8 December 2017

Nintendo is going all out for Bayonetta, bringing the first and second games to the console, as well as announcing that the third is under development.


The Titan V is Nvidia's most powerful PC GPU to date

8 December 2017

The latest GPU from Nvidia promises to turn a user's PC into an AI supercomputer, but will cost $2 999 to do so.


First images for X-Men: Dark Phoenix surface

8 December 2017

Entertainment weekly showcases the first images for X-Men: The Dark Phoenix.


Bitcoin's latest valuation shoots past $15 000

8 December 2017

The cryptocurrency continues to surge in value, most recently crossing the $15 000 threshold.


Samsung Galaxy Note 8

29 November 2017

Is it a big S8? Yes, but that does not stop the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 from being one of the best premium phones around. Not to mention its stylus that places it above the competition.


Philips Viva Collection Airfryer

27 November 2017

Owning a Philips Airfryer can be very dangerous...


Huawei Mate 10 Pro

24 November 2017

Huawei's latest Mate flagship inches towards greatness with enviable specs and an intriguing processor. The only shortcoming is an irksome user interface in an otherwise solid device.


Astrum ET300 wireless earphones

22 November 2017

With wireless earphones all the rage right now, but costing a pretty penny, the ET300s from Astrum could be an alternative for cost savvy consumers.

movie reviews

Justice League

16 November 2017

A significant change in tone from Dawn of Justice, DC's new superhero team shows that they can do just as good a job as Marvel can.


LG V30+

15 November 2017

LG's latest flagship phone is well rounded and high powered, and with 2017 drawing to a close, is one of the best mobile devices of the year.

playstation 4

WWE 2K18

13 November 2017

Unlike other recent sports titles, WWE 2K18 doesn't show the significant evolution one expects from such a popular franchise, and still feels dated and a little clunky.

playstation 4

Call of Duty: WWII

10 November 2017

Forget exosuits and large-scale fights on the moon, Call of Duty: WWII proves the franchise is best when it sticks to its roots.


Sony Xperia XZ1

6 November 2017

Another solid offering from Sony, but still lacking that something special to entice users.

movie reviews

Thor: Ragnarok

27 October 2017

Propelled by Kirby-inspired visuals and plot, the third solo film for Marvel's God of Thunder successfully adds more color and humour to this Asgardian world.

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