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WD LiveHub streams media throughout your house

March 4, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on WD LiveHub streams media throughout your house

Yesterday, Western Digital launched an exciting new home media center, the WD TV LiveHub. This full-HD 1080p media player ships with a 1 terabyte (TB) internal hard drive which can stream media to any networked device in the home. The LiveHub’s large hard drive  allows users to centralise their media and distribute it throughout the [&hellip...

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Apple iPad 2, no surprises

March 3, 2011 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Apple iPad 2, no surprises

Last night, Apple Corporation launched the upgraded version of it’s revolutionary tablet PC, the iPad2. Set to hit the shelves in the USA on March 11th and expand into 26 more countries on March 25th, the iPad 2 will carry the same price tag as...

Your iPad is dead, the Xoom is very guilty

March 2, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments (7)

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past two weeks, you should have heard about the expected launch of Apple’s upgraded tablet PC, the iPad2. With growing pressure from companies such as Motorola and HP, who have recently launched their own...

Fujitsu launches business class slate PC

February 25, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Fujitsu launches business class slate PC

This week, Fujitsu announced the STYLISTIC Q550 at a media briefing in Tokyo. An executive slate PC designed for the high-security requirements of mobile enterprise computing, the STYLISTIC Q550 will be launched at CeBIT 2011, which takes place in Hanover,...

Motorola launches Xoom tablet PC

February 22, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments (1)

As “The Year of the Tablet” picks up speed and we see new offerings from Samsung, HP, Blackberry and a rumored upgrade to Apple’s extremely popular iPad, IT News Africa takes a look at Motorola’s new tablet PC, the Xoom. Due to be...

BlackBerry to release 4G PlayBook tablets

February 15, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on BlackBerry to release 4G PlayBook tablets

The second half of 2011 will see the launch of two additional BlackBerry® 4G PlayBook™ tablets, Research In Motion (RIM) announced at the Mobile World Congress in Spain yesterday. The devices will feature support for LTE and HSPA+ high speed wide area...

HP TouchPad – For work & play

February 14, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments (1)

HP has officially announced it’s competitor in the tablet PC market, the HP TouchPad. The attractive device combines all the functionality of a media tablet with productivity applications which makes it a powerful business tool. The TouchPad is a...

Nokia E7 business smartphone, now available

February 9, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments (6)

Nokia is set to release its highly anticipated E7 business smartphone in selected markets this week, with broader availability building up quickly in several markets. The Symbian^3 device offers impressive features in a very attractive package With its...

Samsung unveils Central Station

January 13, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Samsung unveils Central Station

Samsung has unveiled the Samsung Central Station which connects all elements of the IT workspace, including notebook PC, display, peripherals, network, and AV, providing users with a simple and convenient way to increase productivity. “The Samsung Central...

Huawei launches IDEOS X5 Smartphone globally

January 10, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Huawei launches IDEOS X5 Smartphone globally

Huawei has unveiled the Huawei IDEOS X5, the most recent addition to the IDEOS family of smart devices. Featuring the latest email, document, and calendar management tools and the powerful Android 2.2 operating system, the X5 is an ultra-sleek touchscreen...

Fujitsu revamps entire ESPRIMO and LIFEBOOK lines

January 10, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Fujitsu revamps entire ESPRIMO and LIFEBOOK lines

Fujitsu today announces refreshed ESPRIMO PC and LIFEBOOK notebook families, including three new ESPRIMO models and nine new LIFEBOOK models. The new models incorporate the 2nd generation Intel Core Processor Family with new 32nm Intel microarchitecture and...

BlackBerry now accepting apps for Playbook

December 10, 2010 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on BlackBerry now accepting apps for Playbook

Research in motion on Wednesday opened the BlackBerry App World vendor portal to begin accepting BlackBerry PlayBook apps from developers. “Interest and momentum behind the BlackBerry PlayBook continues to build and we are thrilled with the positive...

Gartner releases E-Reader forecast

December 8, 2010 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Gartner releases E-Reader forecast

Worldwide connected e-reader sales to end users are forecast to total 6.6 million units in 2010, up 79.8 per cent from 2009 sales of 3.6 million units, according to Gartner. In 2011, worldwide e-reader sales are projected to surpass 11 million units, a 68.3...

Samsung Android Tablet now available in SA

November 24, 2010 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Samsung Android Tablet now available in SA

The Samsung Galaxy Tab is now available on the Vodacom network. This must-have device has a rich web browser which allows users to view internet content including Flash sites. Customers can also access Google’s application store and download up to 100 000...

Twelve vacation apps for BlackBerry

November 22, 2010 • Gadgets and GamingComments (2)

Summer holiday means long days, warm nights, and lots of travelling. With the latest smartphones becoming cheaper and more accessible, the number of downloadable applications (or ‘apps’ as they are called) which can be used to to help us plan our holidays...

Mobile innovation helps dementia and Alzheimer’s patients

November 22, 2010 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Mobile innovation helps dementia and Alzheimer’s patients

The modern day lifestyle and stress has increased the incidence of dementia and Alzheimer’s patients all over the world. As more and more elderly get affected by these memory loss related diseases, they become a growing concern for their caretakers. Whether...