IS buys MWEB

South Africa's leading business Internet Service Provider, Internet Solutions, has acquired MWEB, the country's biggest consumer ISP

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PS4 Pro lands in SA

Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe has announced that the PlayStation4 Pro, delivering 4K gaming and 4K entertainment, will arrive in most retail channels in South Africa from 7 December at a suggested price of R7000.

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Fantastic sales for Final Fantasy

Square Enix has announced that the day one sales figures for Final Fantasy XV, released simultaneously across the globe earlier this week, has exceeded five million units.

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Volvo builds high-tech concierge into cars

Volvo Cars has announced a new way for customers to interact with their vehicles - a concierge service which will form part of the Volvo On Call smartphone-based service offering.

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Five factors will drive digital transformation

Digital transformation means different things to people and pursuing a strategy won’t necessarily equate to future success. JONAS BOGOSHI believes if businesses incorporate key ingredients into their transformation strategies, success will follow.

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AppDate: Free WhatsApp roaming with KnowRoaming

In his latest AppDate, SEAN BACHER highlights Free WhatsApp voice and data with KnowRoaming, Apple’s new TV App, Shell foetal heartbeat listener, My Vodacom with Masterpass feature and Absa walletdoc.

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-December 2nd, 2016

PS4 Pro lands in SA

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Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe has announced that the PlayStation4 Pro, delivering 4K gaming and 4K entertainment, will arrive in most retail channels in South Africa from 7 December at a suggested price of R7000.

-December 2nd, 2016

Skylines inspire refreshed Nespresso range

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The coffee pod pioneer that has revolutionised coffee drinking, Nespresso, has used city skylines to inspire a new machine range.

-December 2nd, 2016

SA ahead of USA with Rogue One in IMAX

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The pre-release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens – in December last year set new records for pre-bookings in Ster-Kinekor’s IMAX theatres across the country.

-December 2nd, 2016

Fantastic sales for Final Fantasy

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Square Enix has announced that the day one sales figures for Final Fantasy XV, released simultaneously across the globe earlier this week, has exceeded five million units.

-December 1st, 2016

Amazon unveils 3 new AI services

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The engine behind Amazon Alexa is one of the machine learning technologies powering a new suite of artificial intelligence tools announced by AWS this week.

-December 1st, 2016

Five factors will drive digital transformation

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Digital transformation means different things to people and pursuing a strategy won’t necessarily equate to future success. JONAS BOGOSHI believes if businesses incorporate key ingredients into their transformation strategies, success will follow.

-December 1st, 2016

Blockchain conference will reimagine business

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The Blockchain Africa conference next March will include insights from event sponsor SAP on the unlimited potential for reimagining both businesses and industries.

-November 30th, 2016

Ex Gadget man to lead Brand SA into China

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One-time World Wide Worx business development executive and Gadget contributor Ramon Thomas has been named Brand South Africa country manager for China.

-November 30th, 2016

Volvo builds high-tech concierge into cars

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Volvo Cars has announced a new way for customers to interact with their vehicles - a concierge service which will form part of the Volvo On Call smartphone-based service offering.

-November 30th, 2016

‘Data Wunderkinds’ change how banks innovate

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Over the past few years, many companies have pursued the benefits of big data, yet are still struggling to see this material. YASAMAN HADJIBASHI, Chief Data Officer for Barclays Africa, explains the secret to her success in building a revenue-generat...

-November 29th, 2016

New Star Wars movie gets a close shave

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Ahead of the global release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the first standalone Star Wars film, Gillette and Lucasfilm are bringing to life the stories that live behind every face.

-November 29th, 2016

Masterpass now connects to 30 000 SnapScan merchants

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South Africans can now use Masterpass, a global digital payment service by Mastercard, to pay for goods and services at over 30 000 SnapScan merchants in South Africa using their smartphones.

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Movie of the Week

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“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”

Tickets for Star Wars Universe went on sale this week. “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” will hit SA cinemas from Thursday 15th December and buying advance tickets will give fans the chance to be one of the first in SA to experience this year’s Star Wars cinematic adventure.

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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Game

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE) and Monolith Productions announced that the Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Game of the Year Edition is available now on the PlayStation 4 Pro. Players can relive Mordor at 4K resolution, offering a 30FPS experience, which takes advantage of resolution scaling during the most graphically intense moments.

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is an action/adventure game set between the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.

Current owners of the Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Game of the Year Edition and Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor can download the latest patch for free to experience all of the enhancements on their PlayStation 4 Pro.

Product of the Day

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Canon EF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 IS II USM

Canon’s EF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 IS II USM – a versatile telephoto lens, replacing the EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM, for hobbyists and advanced photographers and videographers is now available. The sleek and compact EF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 IS II USM has a 70-300mm focal range, helping photographers capture a variety of subjects from a distance, and while on-the-move, whether they are looking to shoot sports, wildlife, action or movies. Offering great AF and optical technology suited for photography and movies this lens is a welcome addition to any kit bag for advanced users of the EOS System. Designed for use with either APS-C or Full Frame cameras, from the EOS 80D to EOS 6D – it’s a high performance lens to get closer to the action and create impactful results to capture the moment.