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SA on brink of smart home revolution

-February 20th, 2017

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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From 77D to 800D, Canon extends DSLR journey

-February 17th, 2017

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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Xperia Ear gets SA hearing

-January 30th, 2017

The Sony Xperia Ear, an in ear personal assistant that works off voice commands and head gestures is now exclusively available from

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Smart chip gives instant food analysis

-January 24th, 2017

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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Hololens gives AR big push

-January 16th, 2017

Microsoft's HoloLens has massive ramifications for businesses and professionals. We are already seeing the aviation, engineering and medical spheres embracing it and finding ways to harness its capabilities, writes ETIENNE DE VILLIERS of Fuzzy Logic.

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CES: Samsung’s new Quantum Dot curve ball

-January 13th, 2017

Samsung Electronics has unveiled its new CH711 Quantum Dot curved monitor at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 in Las Vegas.

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Samsung wearables take fitness a step further

-January 6th, 2017

The toughest part of getting fit is always finding the motivation to get started, but devices like Samsung’s Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX ear buds are enabling users to create a new mind-set.

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CES: Epson takes AR to drone new level

-January 5th, 2017

AT CES 2017 in Las Vegas this week, Epson unveiled the Moverio BT-300 Developer Edition, designed for software developers creating new experiences in AR.

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GPU is the new CPU

-December 29th, 2016

In the past, the CPU was king. But as games required more processing power, developers looked at ways to improve the GPU, to the point where it is now a mini server within the computer, writes BRIAN PEREIRA of Digital Creed.

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Teraco begins massive data centre expansion

-December 21st, 2016

Teraco Data Environments, recently announced that it has kicked off construction on a new 24 megawatt data centre in River Fields Bredell, 20km north of the current Isando campus, which has recently been upgraded to 20 megawatts. 

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