Huawei unveils P8 in SA

Huawei unveiled its new flagship phone, the P8, in Johannesburg this week, with the aim of setting a new bar on features like usability and battery life.

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App turns old smartphone into no-cost security cam

A new free app allows users to turn just about any smartphone or tablet into a security camera. In fact, users can set up multiple monitoring devices around their homes for a DIY CCTV installation.

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The day Batman died

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment have announced Batman: Arkham Knight, the conclusion to Rocksteady Studios’ Batman: Arkham trilogy.

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Huawei unveils P8 in SA

Huawei unveiled its new flagship phone, the P8, in Johannesburg this week, with the aim of setting a new bar on features like usability and battery life.

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Samsung warns on fakes

Counterfeit goods in the electronic industry has become an increasingly disturbing problem in South Africa. Samsung Electronics South Africa has debunked the difference between authentic and counterfeit smartphones that consumers should note before making a purchase.

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AppDate: App reveals free WiFi in Tshwane

In this edition of his regular AppDate, SEAN BACHER highlights Tshwane Free WiFi, NLife Africa, WordFlex, miCoach, Hub++, Flapp, Opera with sidebar extensions and Safety Score from Momentum.

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What SA can learn from Cannes ad festival

At this year’s Cannes Lions advertising festival, South Africa scored many accolades – but not a single prize for digital work. This was hardly surprising, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK

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-July 3rd, 2015

IMAX comes to Joburg

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The ultra-big screen experience arrived in Johannesburg this week with the opening of the city's first IMAX theatre, courtesy of the new Terminator movie

-July 3rd, 2015

me&you slashes mobile data cost

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South Africa’s recent entrant into the mobile virtual network industry, me&you mobile, has announced that it has reduced its month to month data bundles to R300 for 5GB of mobile data. It has also reduced its 2GB mobile data bundle price from R300 to R250.

-July 3rd, 2015

Samsung warns on fakes

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Counterfeit goods in the electronic industry has become an increasingly disturbing problem in South Africa. Samsung Electronics South Africa has debunked the difference between authentic and counterfeit smartphones that consumers should note before making a purchase.

-July 3rd, 2015

Wits marks 25 years of SA Internet

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Next week is Wits Internet Week, and during that week various speakers will look back on what key events helped shape the history of the Internet in South Africa, how its progress has been and what the future holds.

-July 1st, 2015

Vodacom to connect Gautrain stations underground

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Vodacom has been working with the Gautrain Management Agency and various other departments to implement a broadband service throughout each of the underground stations, allowing commuters to continue work without any interruptions.

Billion records breached: don’t add to the losses

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The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) aims to protect companies and consumers from the dangers associated with personal information falling into the wrong hands. Camargue has released a free e-book to help companies understand the act.

-July 1st, 2015

All-you-can-eat online video for R5 a day

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South Africans can now access Vidi’s local video streaming service for just R5 per day. The daily charge will be deducted directly from their cellular airtime balance, allowing them to better control how much they spend on their entertainment.

-July 1st, 2015

App turns old smartphone into no-cost security cam

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A new free app allows users to turn just about any smartphone or tablet into a security camera. In fact, users can set up multiple monitoring devices around their homes for a DIY CCTV installation.

-June 30th, 2015

What SA can learn from Cannes ad festival

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At this year’s Cannes Lions advertising festival, South Africa scored many accolades – but not a single prize for digital work. This was hardly surprising, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK

-June 29th, 2015

Facebook open first Africa office

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Facebook has opened its first office in Africa "to further the company’s commitment to help businesses connect with people and grow locally and regionally".

-June 28th, 2015

New Fords ‘see’ round corners

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Ford has released the Ford Split View Camera which allows drivers to see around corners and through intersections without them having to inch to their cars forward into oncoming traffic.

-June 28th, 2015

Consumers get socially conscious

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As people around the world become more aware of their environmental impact, products and companies must evolve, writes THOMAS VAN DER LINDE, LG’s General Business Manager.

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Movie of the Week

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Mad Max: Fury Road

In this, the fourth film in the series, Mad Max (Tom Hardy) wanders the Wasteland alone where he encounters a group of rebels fleeing from the warlord Immortan Joe, from whom something irreplaceable has been taken. The film also stars South Africa's own Charlize Theron as well as Nicolas Hoult and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.

Video of the Day

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Continuing the series legacy of delivering the essential survival horror experience, Resident Evil Revelations 2 promises all new horrors, terrifying locations and dramatic twists and turns.

Product of the Day

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Graham Brown-Martin, educator and technologist will introduce South Africans to NAO, the most widely used robot for academic purposes worldwide. The robot will be on show at SABC Education African EduWeek at Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, this week.