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Top 5 Tips on how to play Pokemon Go safely

July 19, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Pokemon Go is a worldwide phenomenon, and although it is yet to be released in South Africa, this has not stopped people from using a variety of workarounds to download this location-based augmented reality game, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO at ESET Southern Africa. With the release of Pokemon Go just around the corner, Carey van Vlaanderen [&hellip...

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Artificial Intelligence

A.I: The decimation of jobs or the dawn of new ones?

July 14, 2016 • Education, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

In an Artificial Intelligence future, those with high-end computing skills will not only survive, but thrive… This is according to Digital Skills Academy CEO and Founder, Paul Dunne. “No industry – from farming to fintech – is immune to the...

BlackBerry Passport

BlackBerry not backing away from BB10

July 14, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

Last week we shared the latest plan to keep advancing our smartphone portfolio. Unfortunately, the news was misinterpreted by many – from the media, to tech observers, and  our customers. I made the rounds this week with the press to set the record...

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Utilising drones to deter poachers and assist African farmers

July 7, 2016 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Utilising drones to deter poachers and assist African farmers

Operated either autonomously based on a pre-programmed flight plan or by remote control, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), popularly known as drones, are now being deployed in Africa for a variety of missions. Mostly found in military and special operation...

Vodacom Tanzania

Vodacom unveils Smart Platinum 7 smartphone

July 7, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom unveils Smart Platinum 7 smartphone

Vodacom has entered the premium smartphone market by extending its range of branded devices. The Vodacom Smart platinum 7 and Vodacom Smart ultra 7 were announced by the company in July 2016. At launch, Managing Executive, Product and Commercial Management,...

Rocket League

Rocket League receives retail release

June 30, 2016 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Rocket League receives retail release

505 Games and developer Psyonix have released the highly addictive Rocket League on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The Rocket League: Collector’s Edition features 4 brand new vehicles. In addition to this, the Collector’s Edition also includes the...

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Xbox Games with Gold July 2016 Lineup Revealed

June 29, 2016 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Xbox Games with Gold July 2016 Lineup Revealed

The July 2016 Games with Gold roster will see 4 titles grace the Xbox One and Xbox 360 console. Much like last month, the Xbox One will get two dedicated titles, and two Xbox 360 titles through Xbox One Backward Compatibility, for a total of four completely...

The Technomancer

The Technomancer is out now

June 28, 2016 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on The Technomancer is out now

The latest Sci-Fi RPG from developer Spiders Studio has officially launched on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. You are a Technomancer, a warrior with the innate power to harness destructive electrical powers amplified by cybernetic implants. Both...

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Developing African mobile games that pack a global punch

June 27, 2016 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, North Africa, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on Developing African mobile games that pack a global punch

It’s a scenario many of us who live in or have visited Africa have experienced: being stopped by a traffic officer and asked for a bribe. Now, imagine playing a game on your mobile phone; instead of cruising through the streets of New York, you find...

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Vulnerability found in popular energy equipment

June 27, 2016 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, Mining & Energy, North Africa, Security, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Vulnerability found in popular energy equipment

While performing a security assessment for one of its clients in the critical infrastructure sector, the Kaspersky Lab Security Services team discovered an important vulnerability. The CVE-2016-4785 vulnerability could allow an attacker to remotely obtain a...

Bitcoin

Bitcoin Foundation names new executive director

June 21, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, People, Top StoriesComments Off on Bitcoin Foundation names new executive director

The Bitcoin Foundation has revealed the appointment of Llew Claasen as Executive Director, effective July 1 2016. Llew brings many years of international tech experience and project management skills. He was elected by a board of directors vote on June 14...

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Top tech and entertainment gifts to get Dad this Father’s Day

June 17, 2016 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Top tech and entertainment gifts to get Dad this Father’s Day

Father’s Day is almost upon us, and what better way to celebrate the main man in your life than with some rather trendy tech gadgets and entertainment solutions? Whether your Dad is into gadgets and gaming, mobile devices, multifunctional devices, the...

Xbox E3 2016

Microsoft goes big at E3 2016

June 14, 2016 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Microsoft goes big at E3 2016

At the Xbox E3 2016 briefing, Microsoft Corp. unveiled a new family of Xbox One devices, a host of new Xbox Live features, and a rather large offering of upcoming games. At the event, head of Xbox Phil Spencer underscored the Xbox team’s commitment to...

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E3 2016: Bethesda Trailer Showcase

June 13, 2016 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on E3 2016: Bethesda Trailer Showcase

At the 2016 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) Bethesda highlighted a number of games during its  powerhouse E3 2016 showcase. These titles included upcoming titles such as Dishonored 2, Prey, Quake Champions. In addition to these titles, Bethesda also...

EA E3 2016

E3 2016: EA Trailer Showcase

June 13, 2016 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on E3 2016: EA Trailer Showcase

Electronics Arts (EA) had a strong showing at the 2016 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). EA kicked off E3 first this year, ahead of Sony and Microsoft, and showcased the likes of Titanfall 2, Battlefield 1, Mass Effect: Andromeda, FIFA 17, and various Star...

Overwatch Multiplayer Gameplay

Overwatch Review

June 10, 2016 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Overwatch Review

Developed and published by industry veteran Blizzard Entertainment, Overwatch is the latest online multiplayer shooter to grace the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC. When playing Overwatch, one thing comes to mind… Saturday morning cartoons. Back in the...