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The PS4 has cumulatively sold through more than 7-million units globally (image: Sony)

PS4 sold 7-million units since launch

April 17, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments (0)

Sony Computer Entertainment yesterday announced that the PlayStation 4 (PS4) console has cumulatively sold through more than 7-million units globally as of April 6, 2014. “The response from the global gaming community for PS4 has been overwhelming and we are truly humbled that gamers are selecting PS4 as their next generation console of choice,”...

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Samsung Electronics South Africa is introducing the world’s first Curved UHD TV to South African consumers (image: file)

World’s first Curved UHD TV available for SA pre-order

April 16, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

Samsung Electronics South Africa is introducing the world’s first Curved UHD TV to South African consumers, who now have the opportunity to pre-order these sets from 11 April 2014 to 11 May 2014. According to Ansgar Pabst, Business Lead for TV/AV, Samsung...

Samsung last night launched the Galaxy S5 into the local market (image: supplied)

Samsung Galaxy S5 launched in South Africa

April 11, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

Korean technology giant Samsung last night launched the Galaxy S5 into the local market with a gala dinner in Johannesburg. Constructing a special structure at Wanderers cricket stadium, media, celebrities and delegates were treated to a glamorous show, after...

The Last of Us is a carefully-crafted and beautifully curated masterpiece (image: Naughty Dog)

The Last of Us confirmed for PlayStation 4

April 10, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments (0)

Naughty Dog’s runaway success title of 2013, The Last of Us, has officially been confirmed for PlayStation 4. The title will be released as a remastered edition of the original PS3 game in full 1080p resolution. “Moving our efforts to the PS4 has allowed...

Broforce is now available Steam Early Access (image: Free Lives)

South African game available on Steam

April 8, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments (0)

Cape Town developer Free Lives announced today that their title Broforce is now available on Steam Early Access. Steam is an international digital game store for Windows, Mac and Linux platforms, and attracts millions of users a month. The title is being made...

Reports show that as the global trade in counterfeit goods is growing, and Africa is increasingly being targeted (image: HP)

Africa- a hotbed for counterfeit electronics

April 4, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

Technology maker HP is hosting an Anti-Counterfeiting Africa Conference, in a bid to help educate and empower organisations across Africa against the negative effects of counterfeit trade. HP will raise awareness on the impact and consequences of counterfeit...

Sony's Z2 smartphone (image: Charlie Fripp)

Get Michael Jackson’s new album for free

April 2, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

Recording company Epic Records announced yesterday that Sony Mobile customers of select new devices including Xperia Z2, Xperia Z2 Tablet and Xperia M2 will be able to get the King of Pop’s new album, XSCAPE, for free. “Sony Mobile will not just be...

Microsoft's Xbox One console (image: Microsoft)

Xbox enters renewed focus on gaming

April 1, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments (0)

Newly-appointed Head of Xbox at Microsoft Phil Spencer, announced yesterday that Microsoft’s Xbox Division will refocus the department of gaming, where his predecessor tried to focus the Xbox gaming console on multimedia. “This past year has been a...

Aerial drones are to monitor Johannesburg's N1 traffic (image: JacarandaFM)

Aerial drones to monitor Johannesburg traffic

March 31, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

South Africa’s Kagiso New Media and Jacaranda FM plan to run a proof of concept project in the coming days that will see the two companies investigate the viability of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) as a means of providing real-time, reliable traffic...

Microsoft has announced the local availability of its latest business productivity software offering, namely Office 365 Personal (image: Microsoft)

Microsoft launches Office for iPad

March 28, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments (0)

Technology giant Microsoft yesterday announced that their hugely-popular Office suit of productivity tools will be made available for Apple’s iPad tablet. “Over a billion people on the planet use Microsoft Office to get more done at work and at home....