Goldstuck on Gadgets

As smart as it gets

-December 6th, 2017

A string of new phone releases reveal the state of the smart art, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK in the second of a two-part series. This week, Huawei, Samsung and Apple in focus.

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No end to the smarts in new phones

-November 29th, 2017

How much more can manufacturers do with smartphones? Six new releases offer numerous clues, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK in the first of a two-part series.

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Robots, from big screen to playroom

-November 22nd, 2017

In the second of a series on consumer robots, ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK introduces characters that have leaped from the big screen to the playroom, where privacy has become the new watchword.

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The robots walk among us

-November 15th, 2017

Almost exactly a century after the term ‘robot’, was coined in fiction, the automatons have finally gone mainstream. In the first of a series, ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK meets a trio of humanoid consumer robots.

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When passwords are not enough

-November 8th, 2017

An identity theft epidemic looms in South Africa and passwords will not be enough to protect you. But there is a solution, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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Meet the fact-checker’s fact checker

-November 1st, 2017
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At a conference running in Johannesburg today and tomorrow, one of the speakers will bring a new perspective to fact-checking and fighting the fake news onslaught, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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Big Data can help save the world

-October 25th, 2017

Statistics and analysis may sound dull but now big data is being roped into saving lives in the humanitarian hellholes of the world, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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The self-driving future is parking near you

-October 18th, 2017

As we race to a future of self-driving cars, many argue it won’t happen in South Africa. But, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK, it’s already here.

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Project Bloodhound ready for South Africa

-October 11th, 2017

The quest to break the world land speed record is a long and winding road that leads to South Africa – and is designed to inspire school kids everywhere with a love of science and technology, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK

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Making Project Bloodhound possible

-October 11th, 2017
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Project Bloodhound would not have been possible without the local community, a mobile operator and a software giant, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK

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