HP unveils OMEN, demon machines for gamers

HP has announced its range of OMEN high-end notebooks and PCs which are designed for gaming enthusiasts as they feature fluid graphics, immersive sounds and thermal cooling to keep things running smoothly - even when playing the most demanding of games.

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HP unveils OMEN, demon machines for gamers

HP has announced its range of OMEN high-end notebooks and PCs which are designed for gaming enthusiasts as they feature fluid graphics, immersive sounds and thermal cooling to keep things running smoothly - even when playing the most demanding of games.

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Overwatch becomes Blizzard’s biggest beta yet

Blizzard Entertainment has announced that more than 9,7-million players around the world played its upcoming team-based shooter Overwatch during the Open Beta for PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and Windows PC

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Alcatel Pop Star takes SA stage

Alcatel has released the Pop Star smartphone. It is being stocked by Foschini, The Fix, Donna Claire, Markham, Totalsports, Sportscene, Exact, Sterns, American Swiss and Hi stores country wide, at a recommended retail price of R2 299.  

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The disturbing secret of ‘Do not disturb’ signs

On average, a person gets interrupted every three minutes when working in an office. However this can be minimised, writes NORA INVEISS, as is evident in a recent social experiment conducted by MapOn.

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AppDate: Windows 10 devices get more social

In this AppDate, SEAN BACHER highlights Facebook, Messenger and Instagram for Windows 10, Soundcloud Go for South Africa, Anti-Ad from Kaspersky Lab, Friendbase virtual chat and JustWatch streaming search engine.

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-May 26th, 2016

The disturbing secret of ‘Do not disturb’ signs

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On average, a person gets interrupted every three minutes when working in an office. However this can be minimised, writes NORA INVEISS, as is evident in a recent social experiment conducted by MapOn.

-May 26th, 2016

Canon debuts Macro Lite

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Canon has unveiled a new macro lens for the EOS M series of cameras, which includes the world’s first built in Macro Lite, removing shadow and darkness.

-May 26th, 2016

First interactive mini-projector

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Following Sony's unveiling of the interactive Xperia Projector at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February, Easitech has announced Lazertouch, the first mini projector that transforms any surface into a finger-activated touchscreen.

-May 26th, 2016

Win with Gadget and the Orange Online Store

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Gadget and the Orange Online Store are giving away a R2 000 voucher to two lucky readers. Simply follow Gadget and Orange, browse the online store and let us know what gadget you would buy with the voucher and why.

-May 25th, 2016

Why VR will drive the next wave of change

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Virtual reality is set to start moving into the mainstream of the technology market this year creating the next wave of growth for the industry, says ERNST WITTMANN, Regional Manager for Southern Africa at Alcatel.

-May 25th, 2016

Installing apps? You’re signing away your privacy

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A recent report shows that 63% of consumers are installing apps on their devices without reading the license agreements, easily opening them up to cyberthreats, malware and viruses.

-May 25th, 2016

Kyocera builds power of A3 into A4 MFPs

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Kyocera Document Solutions SA has introduced a range of colour A4 multifunction printers that it says delivers levels of quality, reliability and performance usually only found on more expensive A3 machines.

-May 25th, 2016

Google will help drive Chrysler

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The Google Self-Driving Car Project and FCA has announced that it will integrate its self-driving technology into new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans to expand Google's existing self-driving test program.

-May 24th, 2016

The small flaw in high-tech cars

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High-tech cars may offer the ultimate in automated safety features, but that means little in the face of idiot drivers, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

-May 24th, 2016

Wits U gets digital chair

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Africa’s first Chair in Digital Business is to be established at the Wits Business School through an initial five-year funding commitment from Telkom.

-May 24th, 2016

Big rise in spam malware

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The latest Kaspersky Lab Spam and Phishing Report has discovered that although the quantity of spam emails has been decreasing, they have become more criminalised.

-May 24th, 2016

App-athy slows productivity

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Many executives are moving towards cloud-based apps at work, but while this is improving productivity it is also causing a growing number of issues, writes WIMPIE VAN RENSBURG, Country Manager for Sub Saharan Africa at Riverbed Technology.

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Movie of the Week

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X-Men: Apocalypse

Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshiped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel's X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto, to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven with the help of Professor X must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from complete destruction.

Video of the Day

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Awakening Trailer: The Replacer Returns

Activision has released a new trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3's Awakening DLC expansion, the first of four expansions set to be made available for the Xbox One, PS4 and PC. The trailer features accomplished actor Peter Stormare as “The Replacer”.

Product of the Day

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Samsung Electronics South Africa has announced a 12 megapixel image sensor for smartphones. Already in mass production, this 1.4μm-pixel-based image sensor is equipped with Dual Pixel technology that has been reserved for digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) cameras. The technology enables rapid auto-focus for fast photo shooting while producing good image quality on mobile devices, even in low light situations.