Super Mario Run on mobile: big for fans

The first Nintendo game on iOS, Super Mario Run, has now made its way to Android. TANIA CLINE sacrifices beach time to give it a ... walkthrough?

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Smart chip gives instant food analysis

Si-Ware Systems (SWS) has announced its NeoSpectra Micro, a chip-scale, near infra-red (NIR) spectral sensor that analyses materials onsite without the need to send samples to a lab.

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Super Mario Run on mobile: big for fans

The first Nintendo game on iOS, Super Mario Run, has now made its way to Android. TANIA CLINE sacrifices beach time to give it a ... walkthrough?

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CES: BlackBerry QNX launches new car OS

At CES in Las Vegas this week, BlackBerry announced its QNX Software Development Platform 7.0. This 64-bit OS is said to raise the bar for security and performance in cars.

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AppDate: Learners get mathematical edge with Olico

In his latest AppDate, SEAN BACHER highlights the Olico maths supplement tool, FNBs latest award for its banking app, Impression digital signature, ShowMax on Android TV and Sentian 3i security.

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-January 24th, 2017

Smart chip gives instant food analysis

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Si-Ware Systems (SWS) has announced its NeoSpectra Micro, a chip-scale, near infra-red (NIR) spectral sensor that analyses materials onsite without the need to send samples to a lab.

-January 23rd, 2017

Top password? Try “password”

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In SplashData’s sixth annual Worst Passwords report, compiled from more than five million passwords leaked during the year, three variations of “password” appear, including “passw0rd” and “password1” - joining 123456 as the most insecur...

-January 23rd, 2017

Win with Gadget and xXx: State of the Union

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Gadget and Ster-Kinekor are giving away five double sets of IMAX tickets to the opening of xXx: State of the Union. To enter, follow Gadget and Ster-Kinekor on Twitter and tell us what is tattooed on the back of Xander Cage’s head.

-January 23rd, 2017

SA entries make semi-finals of Mozilla challenge

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Mozilla has named two South African entrants in its selection of five semifinalists for its global Equal Rating Innovation Challenge.

-January 23rd, 2017

Knowledge grazing must change way we educate

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The information revolution has shifted learning away from ordered hierarchies toward a much messier and self-directed learning paradigm. But has this disrupted education yet? ANGELA SCHAERER, Teacher Engagement Lead for Microsoft SA takes a look.

-January 19th, 2017

AppDate: Learners get mathematical edge with Olico

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In his latest AppDate, SEAN BACHER highlights the Olico maths supplement tool, FNBs latest award for its banking app, Impression digital signature, ShowMax on Android TV and Sentian 3i security.

-January 19th, 2017

Consumers pass on privacy responsibility

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Consumers put responsibility for protecting their personal data firmly at the hands of the organisations holding their data, according to the 2016 Data Breaches and Customer Loyalty report released by Gemalto. 

-January 19th, 2017

SMEs ignored at Davos

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The World Economic Forum kicked off earlier this week, and data released by Sage revealed that only 17% of small businesses felt they were represented by politicians in their country’s decision making.

-January 18th, 2017

Machine learning will go big and small in 2017

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Machine learning is an emerging trend in South Africa, with demand for data scientists rising and university programmes incorporating it in study programmes. DataProphet MD, FRANS CRONJE, highlights South Africa's top machine learning trends.

-January 18th, 2017

TFG launches e-delivery by geo-location

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The Foschini Group is pushing online delivery boundaries by introducing Deliver 2 Me – a delivery solution which uses geo-location services to avoid the need for specific street delivery addresses.

-January 18th, 2017

Samsung launches global Tizen OS app contest

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Samsung has announced a global Tizen App Development Programme to build an ecosystem for the Tizen operating system. Developers have been invited to submit mobile apps for an opportunity to win $10,000.

-January 18th, 2017

Service the key for SME

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2016 was heralded as a particularly tough year, and small to medium businesses have in particular been affected. BRIAN TIMPERLEY, managing director of Turrito Networks, highlights the biggest pain points for SMEs and how these can be overcome in the ...

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Movie of the Week

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xXx: State of the Union

Extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage comes out of self-imposed exile, and is on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora's Box. Recruiting an all-new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, Xander finds himself enmeshed in a deadly conspiracy that points to collusion at the highest levels of world governments.

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Dishonored 2 - ‘Book of Karnaca’

Reprise your role as a supernatural assassin in Dishonored 2, the next chapter in the Dishonored saga by Arkane Studios. Delilah, a mad witch armed with powerful black magic, has seized the throne from Empress Emily Kaldwin, leaving the fate of the Isles hanging in the balance. As either Emily Kaldwin or Corvo Attano, travel beyond the legendary streets of Dunwall to Karnaca – a once-dazzling coastal city that holds the key to restoring Emily to power. Armed with the mark of the Outsider and powerful new supernatural abilities, hunt down your enemies and forever alter the fate of the Empire.

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TomTom Golfer 2

Play your best golf with automatic shot detection and scoring on your wrist, plus in-depth post-game analysis.

The TomTom Golfer 2 keeps score by automatically detecting the shots you play. After your round, you can evaluate your game using the MySports app, which shows you important statistics about your play like the number of greens you hit and your average putts per hole. You see what you need to work on, so you can target your weaknesses and lower your handicap.

With its ultra-slim profile and sleek design, you can freely focus on your game and wear it in the clubhouse after your round.