Hardware

Apple launches new iPad 

-March 22nd, 2017
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Apple this week announced its new 9.7-inch iPad, featuring a Retina display and using the recently developed A9 CPU.

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Samsung unveils The Frame

-March 17th, 2017
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Samsung Electronics has lifted the lid on its premium line-up of QLED TVs and The Frame, a new concept in TV, at a global TV launch event in Paris.

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Canon releases new EOS mirrorless camera

-March 10th, 2017
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Canon recently introduced the mirrorless EOS M6 camera to its EOS M family. The camera features a 24.2 Megapixel APS-C size sensor, Dual Pixel CMOS AF and DIGIC 7.

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Fitbit feels Alta’s pulse

-March 7th, 2017
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Fitbit has launched the Alta HR, claimed to be the world’s slimmest fitness wristband. It features a continual heart rate monitor, step counter and sleep monitor with silent alarm.

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Next big Switch is coming to gaming

-February 22nd, 2017
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The first major new gaming console brand in many years arrives in South Africa next week. ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK previews the Nintendo Switch.

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SA on brink of smart home revolution

-February 20th, 2017
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Thanks to the spread of fibre networks and reductions in data costs, South Africa is set to start benefiting from true smart home innovations and ship new smart home appliances to local shores in 2017.

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Xbox One S heads for SA

-February 20th, 2017
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The Xbox One S, featuring 4K Ultra HD video, High Dynamic Range, a 40% smaller console, and a streamlined controller, is available to pre-order in South Africa from today.

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From 77D to 800D, Canon extends DSLR journey

-February 17th, 2017
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Canon has introduced two new DSLR cameras to the EOS family: the EOS 77D and EOS 800D. The former being aimed at the up-and-coming DSLR photographer while the latter being for the professional.

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Why robotic sensing is booming

-February 9th, 2017
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Robot innovation is moving forward at a fast pace - to the point where some manufacturers are now deploying sensors in their robots, giving them the ability to “feel” and “touch”.

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Xperia Ear gets SA hearing

-January 30th, 2017
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The Sony Xperia Ear, an in ear personal assistant that works off voice commands and head gestures is now exclusively available from takealot.com

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