Serious 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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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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IBM unveils new AI server

-December 6th, 2017
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IBM has unveiled its next-generation Power Systems Servers incorporating its newly designed POWER9 processor and built specifically for compute-intensive AI workloads.

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High-end gaming for all

-December 6th, 2017
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The new Predator Triton 700  from Acer Africa aims to make gaming portable and attainable for gamers of any level. The Predator Trition 700 boasts a 7th Gen Intel Core i71 Processor with innovative cooling and extreme power.

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