news

The GTI Clubsport celebrates 40 years of the Golf icon

Honouring four decades of one of the hottest hatches around, Volkswagen brings the Golf GTI Clubsport to South African roads.

Featured comic book: Mengelmoes 3 by Willem Samuel

Ah, we made it through Matric and now we find ourselves trying to adjust to all the temptations of first year university, as portrayed in Willem...

Puma and BMW collaborate on next gen sneaker

Fans of both BMW and Puma, prepare to go mental. The footwear company’s latest addition to its Disc franchise is a shiny, futuristic collaboration...

Star Trek stuns on Humble Bundle

It’s a fairly long way off until the 26 August local release date for Star Trek Beyond. If Rihanna’s Sledgehammer themed new trailer (see below)...
NEWS

Microsoft’s Nadella lays out rules for Artificial Intelligence

1 July 2016

In an op-ed for Slate, Microsoft's Satya Nadella channels Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics to come up with “principles and goals” that he believes both industry and society must debate around the emergence of A.I.

NEWS

Is Tidal on the menu for Apple?

1 July 2016

Is Jay Z’s Tidal music service about to be snatched up by Apple?

NEWS

Steam's Summer Sale is underway with a number of noteworthy discounts

1 July 2016

Despite it being cold in our neck of the woods, Steam has begun its annual Summer Sale, with numerous PC game discounts to mull over.

NEWS

Google reportedly working on VR version for Chrome

1 July 2016

According to reports, the latest versions of Chrome Beta and Chrome Dev for Android feature elements that will make VR functionality a reality.

NEWS

Pacific Rim 2 slated for February 2018 release date

1 July 2016

Guillermo del Toro and his Kaiju are set to hit the big screen once again, with Pacific Rim 2's release date set for 23 February 2018.

NEWS

Android N is now officially known as Android Nougat

1 July 2016

After crowdsourcing suggestions at Google I/O two months ago, Android is naming its latest mobile OS Android Nougat (7.0).

NEWS

Hot New Trailers: 30 June 2016

30 June 2016

More Star Trek Beyond, an airplane landing on the Hudson, and an innocent young girl who's far more dangerous than she seems in this week's Hot New Trailers.

NEWS

Featured comic book: Mengelmoes 2 by Willem Samuel

30 June 2016

In the second part of our feature of Willem Samuel’s Mengelmoes series, it’s time for our Matric protagonist to get his heart broken, or rather ripped out by the ever-so-sweet Monique du Toit.em Samuel, comic, comic...

NEWS

Google updates Keep app to auto-create topics for notes

30 June 2016

Google debuts a new feature for its Keep note taking app, allowing topics to automatically generated, as well as make them easily searchable.

NEWS

Social Eating is a growing trend on Twitch as content diversifies

30 June 2016

With Muk Ban soaring to popularity in its native South Korea, it has begun to become a growing trend on live streaming sites like Twitch

outdoor

Review: Puma Ignite Speed 600

27 June 2016

If there is one thing Puma doesn’t do, it’s design boring shoes, with the latest Ignite Speed 600 is another case in point.

smartphones

Sony Xperia X

22 June 2016

The Xperia X from Sony has plenty of enviable elements, but a R12 000 price tag (32 GB) means it's not the best value for money option available at the moment.

smartphones

Alcatel Onetouch Pop Star (3G)

13 June 2016

The Pop Star is the other half of Alcatel's new entry-level to mid-range offerings, but its lack of LTE could prove a true hurdle down the line.

smartphones

Alcatel Onetouch Go Play

7 June 2016

Even at R3 500, the Go Play from Alcatel finds itself up against some stiff competition in the entry-level to mid-range smartphone ranks.

smartphones

Xiaomi Mi5

3 June 2016

Stylish and filled with great specs - for R8000? Xiaomi has themselves a winner with the Mi5 (but it's still a bit buggy).

smartphones

Huawei Mate 8

31 May 2016

If Chinese manufacturer Huawei was not being taken seriously by its competitors, the new Mate 8 phablet serves as undeniable proof that it should be. But should you buy it now?

audio

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A2

26 May 2016

It might be the middle child, but the BeoPlay A2 should not be glossed over as it too delivers a solid mix of sound and build quality.

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?

Read
Magazine Online
TechSmart.co.za is South Africa's leading magazine for tech product reviews, tech news, videos, tech specs and gadgets.
Start reading now >
Download latest issue

Have Your Say


Which new gaming title are you looking forward to the most?
Battlefield 1 (1 votes)
God of War (3 votes)
Horizon Zero Dawn (1 votes)
Death Stranding (0 votes)
The Legend of Zelda (1 votes)
Gears of War 4 (3 votes)
Mass Effect: Andromeda (2 votes)
The Last Guardian (1 votes)
Dishonored 2 (0 votes)