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Canon Series: My Favourite Lens in the Bag - Clinton Lubbe

In our ongoing Canon Series, TechSmart tracked down commercial photographer and producer of the recent Somer Son movie, Clinton Lubbe. We tasked him with picking his favourite lens to shoot with.

Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro

The Yoga 3 Pro has clearly learnt from its predecessors, bringing the best to bear in a thin, light, generally terrific notebook.

PlayStation confirms Vote to Play, amid August games sale

It has been officially confirmed, via the PlayStation blog, that Vote to Play is not just a wish of long term PlayStation Plus members but is in fact...

Win a Huawei E5180 LTE router with Drive Control Corporation

Distributor Drive Control Corporation (DCC) and Huawei are giving away a Huawei E5180 LTE router worth R1 699 to one lucky TechSmart winner.

Sony unveils new Xperia C5 Ultra, Xperia M5 smartphones for mid-range market

3 August 2015

Sony has made no qualms of its desire to dominate the mid-range market, and now it has debuted two new high-end offerings - the Xperia C5 Ultra and Xperia M5.


Canon launches video camera with 4 million ISO

31 July 2015

Canon has announced its new professional multi-purpose video camera which boasts a maximum ISO in excess of 4 million.


Twitter rolling out new homepage to showcase service to potential users

31 July 2015

In a bid to entice more users to use its service, Twitter has begun rolling out a new homepage that showcases specifically curated content and tweets.


Project Isizwe offering free Wi-Fi at Gugulethu and Khayelitsha taxi ranks

31 July 2015

ommuters at Gugulethu and Khayelitsha taxi ranks can now use the internet thanks to an initiative from Project Isizwe and the Open Society Foundation of South Africa.


11 Hayao Miyazaki films arriving in Blu-Ray collection this November

31 July 2015

With Studio Ghibli's founder having gone into semi-retirement, perhaps this Blu-Ray collection of Hayao Miyazaki's 11 works is the perfect gift for any anime fan.


Windows 10 on 14 million devices after first 24 hours

31 July 2015

It has been a frantic first few days for Windows 10, but the feedback is very positive according to Microsoft. After the first 24 hours, an estimated 14 million devices already have it.


Innovation Series: The Power of the Employee - Part 2

31 July 2015

Last week, as part of the Innovation Series, we looked at Employee Innovation – what it is, and why it is beneficial to large organisations. We also touched on some examples from Google and Adobe. As promised, in this...


Why you should care about the chipset in your mobile device

31 July 2015

When buying a new smartphone, we consider the screen, camera and price, but James Munn of Qualcomm says the chipset should be of equal concern.


How to keep your data safe on your mobile device

31 July 2015

Smartphones these days are more expensive and powerful than ever, making them prime targets for theft. To that end, HTC has offered some tips to secure your device if lost or stolen.


Morphsuits releases infographic for top killers in Marvel history

30 July 2015

It's not just the bad guys that do the bulk of the killing in Marvel's comics, TV series and movies, the heroes do a fair bit as well. To that end, Morphsuits has detailed the Murderers of Marvel.

peripherals and components

Microsoft All in One Media Keyboard

28 July 2015

Microsoft’s All in One Media keyboard isn't perfect, but it does have a couple of distinguishing features that make it likable all the same.


Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen)

27 July 2015

Motorola's second generation entry-level Android smartphone, the Moto E, may have flown under many radars, but it's well worth bookmarking for cost savvy users.

digital cams and camcoders

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

27 July 2015

Yet another great camera from Olympus, but buyers will wonder about the price.

notebook and tablet pcs

Acer Aspire Switch 10 E

23 July 2015

Solid as a hybrid notebook, but less so as a tablet, the Aspire Switch 10 E from Acer, feels like a device purpose built for Windows 8. But with Windows 10 looming, is that enough?


Houdt Tsunami over the ear headphones

22 July 2015

It’s always a pleasant surprise to come across a device that exceeds one’s expectations, and that is certainly the case with the over the ear headphones from Houdt.


Battleborn hands-on preview

22 July 2015

Battleborn, the forthcoming title from Gearbox Software and 2K Games, has loads on offer, as I found out in some hands on time with the game.


Philips Saeco Intelia Evo

22 July 2015

For some cup-to-bean coffee is still the business, and for them the Philips Saeco Intelia Evo will be the real deal.


Canon 10x30 IS II binoculars

17 July 2015

From the outset, it becomes apparent that there is much to like in Canon’s 10x30 IS II binoculars.


Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

16 July 2015

Having kickstarted the phablet movement themselves, Samsung's new Galaxy Note Edge offers a bit of innovation and high performance in a 5.6" curve-sporting frame.

playstation 4

Until Dawn hands-on preview

13 July 2015

Supermassive Game’s forthcoming PS4 exclusive, Until Dawn is looking, in a word, fantastic.

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