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ShowMax is now available on an even wider range of smart TVs as well as smartphones, tablets, web browsers, Apple TV.

ShowMax is now available on Android TV

December 6, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

With the release of a new version of its Android app, ShowMax has increased the base of supported devices to include media players and smart TVs running Android TV. ShowMax is now available on an even wider range of smart TVs as well as smartphones, tablets, web browsers, Apple TV (4th generation), Android media players, [&hellip...

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Drone racing is now set to become a more accessible sport for South Africans with the launch of Drone Racing Africa (DRA), the first fully funded drone racing league and series in Africa.(image:  Goosebump Productions)

Drone Racing Africa brings global sport to SA

November 28, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

Drone racing, the thrilling new sport that sees pilots fly high-speed drones also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) is now set to become a more accessible sport for South Africans. Thanks to the launch of Drone Racing Africa (DRA) – the first fully...

Gear Fit2 comes in three colours, black, blue and pink.

Samsung Gear Fit2 makes exercise fun

November 18, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Samsung Gear Fit2 makes exercise fun

Designed with consumers’ fitness needs in mind, the Samsung Gear Fit2 GPS sports band has a flexible AMOLED display to comfortably wrap around the wrist. It provides accurate activity tracking and make workouts more enjoyable with a combination of sensors,...

Vega degree now offers a new route into this industry.

South Africa: Vega offers a new degree course in gaming

November 17, 2016 • Education, Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Vega offers a new degree course in gaming

Video gaming is one of the world’s fastest growing global industries, and subsequently a booming career option. As a $21 billion industry, it is soon expected to earn more money than Hollywood. According to an industry report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)...

Jason Ried, MD, Fuzzy Logic.

What Microsoft’s HoloLens means for the future of Augmented Reality

November 17, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Hardware, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on What Microsoft’s HoloLens means for the future of Augmented Reality

While the consumer tech world has been abuzz with excitement over Virtual Reality (VR) and its pioneers (Oculus Rift, for one), there are strong indications that Augmented Reality (AR) and ‘mixed reality’ applications could have a far more transformative...

(Image source: Google/ bentley-walker.com

MultiChoice enhances Streaming Services

November 11, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Satellite Communications, Top StoriesComments Off on MultiChoice enhances Streaming Services

MultiChoice launched the new DStv Explora 2 decoder from ARRIS International plc to customers in South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa. The flagship decoder is the fourth generation of HD PVR devices that ARRIS and MultiChoice have launched together and makes...

TomTom’s GO series features four, five and six-inch screen size options to choose from, with resolutions rivalling some of the best smart phones available.  (image: TomTom)

Why a stand-alone GPS device is still the smarter choice

November 11, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Hardware, Top StoriesComments (1)

While smart phones offer convenience of using a single device to make calls, text and navigate your way around town, there’s still a lot to appreciate about stand-alone GPS devices – especially some of the models now on the market. Apart from being safer...

The LG V20 obtained *US Military Standard certification (MIL STD-810G).

South Africa: New LG V20 to cost R10,999

November 2, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: New LG V20 to cost R10,999

Following its success in the international market, the LG V20 smartphone is set to arrive on South African shores on November 7 2016. With consumers looking for larger display screens, LG has addressed this with the V20 – its screen measures a 5.7-inchs....

Panos Panay, VP for Surface Computing (static.independent.co.uk)

Microsoft unveils first ever desktop: Surface Studio

October 29, 2016 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Microsoft unveils first ever desktop: Surface Studio

Microsoft announced the launch of the first desktop computer to be produced by Microsoft, the Surface studio. The device was unveiled at their event held in New York in October. According to ZD Net the Surface Studio is a multi-purpose device. It can be used...

LG Receives Fifth CES Innovation Award for OLED TV, Second
Consecutive ‘Best of Innovations’ Award for LG SIGNATURE OLED TV.

How to choose the best 4K screen for gaming

October 27, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on How to choose the best 4K screen for gaming

4K gaming is one the many technology innovation that is making waves in the gaming space. With a wide variety of 4K TV’s available in the market and the hefty price tag they carry, making a decision that will suite your preference can be tricky. Two of...

GBG co-founders Greg Hamilton Stevens, from SA, and Luka Ciganek, of Croatia, at the EIG Expo Startup Launchpad in Berlin.

SA gaming startup excels at the EIG Expo

October 26, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on SA gaming startup excels at the EIG Expo

The South African gaming scene has gained popularity and attention from international investments as well as the world’s top tech investors thanks to a local eSport platform. The South African gaming startup, Gaming Battle Ground (GBG) pitched to investors...

The DTEK60 is available to purchase from ShopBlackBerry.com in the US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and the Netherlands for $499 USD.

Blackberry launches new Android smartphone

October 26, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Blackberry launches new Android smartphone

BlackBerry has announced the latest in its series of Android smartphones, DTEK60. As part of BlackBerry’s transition towards a device software licensing strategy – which allows it to focus on putting “the smart in the phone” – the DTEK60’s...

The waterproof Ultra HD action camera captures 4K/30fps video with GPS data overlays.

Garmin unveils the VIRB Ultra 30 waterproof camera

October 25, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Hardware, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on Garmin unveils the VIRB Ultra 30 waterproof camera

Garmin Southern Africa are excited to announce the VIRB Ultra 30, a waterproof action camera with the power to shoot stunning Ultra HD footage at 4K/30fps. Conveniently small and lightweight, the VIRB Ultra 30 is rugged and ready for adventure with...

The new Alienware notebooks are made for virtual reality enthusiasts and demanding gamers, adding even more VR-ready options to Dell’s industry-leading offerings for both Oculus and HTC Vive headsets.

Alienware introduces first ever VR-ready notebooks

October 10, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Alienware introduces first ever VR-ready notebooks

Alienware introduces its first ever VR-ready notebooks. The new line of notebooks boasts the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-Series family of GPUs; desktop-class graphics performance comes to notebooks for enhanced capabilities and realistic gameplay. Alienware’s...

ALCATEL has introduced the Move Track&Talk watch, a 2G connected kids watch for its South African market.

ALCATEL smartwatch for kids now available in SA

October 4, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on ALCATEL smartwatch for kids now available in SA

ALCATEL has launched the ALCATEL MOVE Track&Talk watch in South Africa—a wearable, GPS-connected device which allows kids to communicate with pre-approved contacts allowing parents peace of mind. “ALCATEL is excited to lead the way in the market for...

ALCATEL’s first 2-in-1 device powered by Windows 10 is one of the few connected 10-inch 2-in-1s on the market

Alcatel unveils Windows powered 2-in-1 device

September 29, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Alcatel unveils Windows powered 2-in-1 device

Increasing its offering of Windows devices, ALCATEL announced the launch of its PLUS 10 2-in-1 device, running on the latest Windows 10 operating system. “The 2-in-1 ALCATEL PLUS 10 provides the optimal balance between productivity and entrainment.” says...