Hardware

LG TV digital-ready for SA

-February 20th, 2018
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LG Electronics South Africa (LG) has announced its entire TV range selection is fully digital-ready, enabling consumers to migrate from the current analogue format to a digital signal without the need for additional devices.

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Kids’ smartwatches safe, fun

-February 15th, 2018
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The growing selection of smartwatches designed for children has opened new options for parents. Wearables give them peace of mind by helping them track a child’s location and allowing them to stay in touch via text and phone calls.

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SA telescopes help trace neutron star collision

-February 7th, 2018
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The South African Astronomical Observatory and the Southern African Large Telescope are among the 70 ground- and space-based observatories that observed the explosion of two colliding neutron stars, immediately after their gravitational shock waves were detected by the U.S.-based Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory.

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LG rolls out new range

-February 2nd, 2018
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LG Electronics (LG)  has unveiled a new line-up of premium products for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) during the company’s annual two-day innovation event, InnoFest 2018, held this year in Cape Town.

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And now, self-parking slippers

-January 29th, 2018
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Combining the ultimate in traditional hospitality with Nissan’s autonomous driving technology, one Japanese inn is treating guests to some unusual amenities: self-parking slippers, tables and floor cushions.

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TCL family watch in SA

-January 23rd, 2018
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TCL Communication has released the MoveTime MT30 Family Watch in South Africa. Based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 platform, the smartwatch helps parents stay connected with their children using the latest technology.

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CES: Now AI will let pets take selfies

-January 10th, 2018
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In what may well be the most absurd new product launched at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, pets are going smart...

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CES: Goodbye wheelchair, hello WHILL

-January 9th, 2018
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WHILL is launching its new Model Ci, an intelligent, personal electric vehicle (PEV) that has the power to eliminate the feeling of self-consciousness reflected in antiquated scooters and wheelchairs.

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CES: Acer unveils giant Predator

-January 9th, 2018
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At this year’s CES in Las Vegas, Acer unveils its 65-inch Predator Big Format Gaming Display with NVIDIA G-SYNC, introducing big screens to PC gaming.

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CES: Emotional intelligence comes to machines

-January 9th, 2018
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Emoshape, an A.I. microchip startup has created an emotions synthesis microchip called Emotion Processing Unit (EPU), which could be applied to smart speakers, robotics, AR/VR, self-driving cars, personal assistants, toys, and IoT devices.

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