Vive, WeChat take gadget honours

Stuff magazine recently hosted its annual Gadget and App Awards for 2016 where the HTV Vive and WeChat app were among the top winners.

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HP goes Mini with Z2

HP South Africa has released the Z2 Mini Workstation, created for the design community with a focus on both aesthetics and functionality.

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Destiny 2 unwrapped

Bungie and Activision Publishing have announced Destiny 2, the sequel to Destiny, a first-person action game that takes the player on a journey to defend humanity from annihilation.

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Nissan showcases Leaf energy in South Africa

Nissan, in partnership with the uYilo e-Mobility programme, is to demonstrate its revolutionary technology that allows power stored in electric vehicles to be used in a range of home and commercial applications.

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Vive, WeChat take gadget honours

Stuff magazine recently hosted its annual Gadget and App Awards for 2016 where the HTV Vive and WeChat app were among the top winners.

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When 2-in-1 costs less than 1

Two-in-one combination tablet/laptops usually come at a price that makes laptops more attractive, but now low-cost options are emerging, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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-April 24th, 2017

IT leaders need skills focus

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South Africa is seeing a massive demand for - and a lack of - skilled IT professionals. This is becoming an issue for the country's IT industry and if no change occurs, could be detrimental not only to the economy, writes GARETH HAWKEY, CEO of redPan...

-April 24th, 2017

Wearables change insurance

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The insurance industry is using the information gathered from wearable tech to reshape customer experience and deliver more personalised products and incentives to its clients.

-April 24th, 2017

Destiny 2 unwrapped

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Bungie and Activision Publishing have announced Destiny 2, the sequel to Destiny, a first-person action game that takes the player on a journey to defend humanity from annihilation.

-April 21st, 2017

HP goes Mini with Z2

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HP South Africa has released the Z2 Mini Workstation, created for the design community with a focus on both aesthetics and functionality.

-April 21st, 2017

The rise of the screens

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Digital entertainment on demand is set to disrupt broadcasting, traditional media, telecoms, marketing and more and there’s no going back, writes STEPHEN WATSON, MD of Discover Digital.

-April 21st, 2017

Kaspersky reveals trail of cyber bank robbers

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Kaspersky Lab has published the results of its more-than-year-long investigation into the activity of Lazarus – a notorious hacking group allegedly responsible for the theft of 81 million dollars from the Central Bank of Bangladesh in 2016.

-April 20th, 2017

When 2-in-1 costs less than 1

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Two-in-one combination tablet/laptops usually come at a price that makes laptops more attractive, but now low-cost options are emerging, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

-April 19th, 2017

Consumers swayed most by device and price

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According to recent stats by Phonefinder.co.za, consumers select their phone contracts based more on the devices themselves than on the contract price.

-April 19th, 2017

Kids can unpack phobias

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The Cape Town Science Centre (CTSC) has invited younger visitors to explore a range of tongue-twister phobias and enjoy the science behind them in an assortment of workshops and activities that challenge their minds.

-April 19th, 2017

New superzoom from Canon

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Canon has refreshed its PowerShot SX travel series with a slim superzoom camera – the PowerShot SX730 HS.  It combines a 20.3 MP CMOS sensor with DIGIC 6 processing power and shoots continuously at 5.9 fps. 

-April 18th, 2017

10 ways to ruin the day for a cybercriminal

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As technology evolves our lives become easier. But it also means that cybercriminals can do that much more damage should they gain access to our personal information. CAREY VAN VLAANDEREN, CEO at ESET South Africa offers some tips on how to avoid bei...

-April 18th, 2017

More Wi-Fi at FNB branches

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In an effort to encourage customers to visit their branches and at the same time use digital banking, FNB is extending its free Wi-Fi to banks across South Africa.

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Movie of the Week

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Kong: Skull Island

Scientists, soldiers and adventurers unite to explore a mythical, uncharted island in the Pacific Ocean. Cut off from everything they know, they venture into the domain of the mighty Kong, igniting the ultimate battle between man and nature. As their mission of discovery soon becomes one of survival, they must fight to escape from a primal world where humanity does not belong.

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Homebound

Quixel have recently announced that Homebound, their highly anticipated space-survival VR title, is available now for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift via Steam.

Players will defy death as they become a lone astronaut facing a series of catastrophic events in deep space in this short and intense VR experience. With nothing but their senses and the ship’s AI to rely on for guidance, the only option is to fight to stay alive. But when disaster strikes and the ship, out of control, begins hurtling towards Earth...the chances for survival begin to decrease with every second. Dead or alive -- you are Homebound.

Product of the Day

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Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Pint Size Speaker

The Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Pint Size Speaker is designed for music lovers who are connected, on-the-move and want their music from the moment they wake up to the moment they go to sleep. They also want their technology in an intuitive form that fits their spirited, spontaneous lives. Wonderboom is about music - with no fuss and no friction. It is a speaker that stands on simplicity and huge sound. Power on, pair, press play. In addition, the UE button on the top of the speaker lets you play, pause, skip and double up with two Wonderboom speakers for double the fun.