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South Africa: Drone company raises $499,000 in funding

South Africa: Drone company raises $499,000 in funding

October 24, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Drone company raises $499,000 in funding

A Cape Town-based drone operator, UAV Industries, announced on Tuesday 24 October that the company has raised ZAR6.84 million (US$499,000) in funding from Glenheim Venture Capital Company, in what was the first direct investment made by Glenheim’s Section 12J fund. The company, which was launched three years ago, offers drone training and leasing...

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Tecno Mobile launches Phantom 8

Tecno Mobile launches Phantom 8 smartphone

October 24, 2017 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, North Africa, Southern Africa, Sponsored, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Tecno Mobile launches Phantom 8 smartphone

Tecno, a mobile phone brand under Transsion Holdings, launched its newest smartphone the “Phantom 8” in the Middle-East and Africa region on the 22nd of October 2017 at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai. Addressing the media at the event, Arif...

What's the deal with the newest expansion pack ARK: Aberration?

What’s the deal with the newest expansion pack ARK: Aberration?

October 24, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on What’s the deal with the newest expansion pack ARK: Aberration?

ARK: Survival Evolved’s newest and unreleased expansion puts players in a damaged, malfunctioning ARK. With its internal atmosphere gone, most of its life forms fled to the underground, away from the now intensely radioactive sun. In the dark depths of...

The Guardian’s Path: Destiny 2 Leveling Guide

The Guardian’s Path: Destiny 2 Leveling Guide

October 23, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on The Guardian’s Path: Destiny 2 Leveling Guide

Leveling up in Destiny 2 can be daunting at times. With some perseverance, skill, and know-how, the journey from the start to the endgame could be easier in Destiny 2. You’re going to need a leveling guide to help. The Basics: Character and Class The first...

Top 5 most affordable laptops for the Kenyan student.

Top 5 most affordable laptops for the Kenyan student

October 20, 2017 • East Africa, Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 5 most affordable laptops for the Kenyan student

Every student needs a reliable laptop to complete school assignments, research papers, and essays. Getting a laptop that is capable of all the computing needs of a student is no longer a struggle. Things to consider when buying a laptop as a student range...

Top 5 mid-range smartphones

Top 5 mid-range smartphones for African consumers

October 19, 2017 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Top 5 mid-range smartphones for African consumers

Mobile phones have almost become somewhat of an extension of ourselves. These devices, that we rely so heavily upon, can come at quite a hefty price. Not everyone can afford the almost astronomical price that you have to pay to buy premium flagship devices...

Interview: Bravado Gaming unpacks African eSports

Interview: Bravado Gaming unpacks the potentials of African eSports

October 18, 2017 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Interview: Bravado Gaming unpacks the potentials of African eSports

IT News Africa spoke to Andreas Hadjipaschali, the CEO and Owner of Bravado Gaming, in an interview which looks to unpack the current climate of the African eSports scene. Andreas started Bravado Gaming in 2006 and it has since developed into one of South...

FIFA 18 Tips: three easy ways to make coins in the game

FIFA 18 Tips: Three easy ways to make coins in the game

October 18, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on FIFA 18 Tips: Three easy ways to make coins in the game

So you’re playing FIFA 18, and need some easy ways to make coins. Without coins, you cannot add quality players to your team, and you can’t buy a variety of other goodies that could help your cause in FIFA Ultimate Team. So how can you earn a lot of coins...

WWE 2K18 Review

WWE 2K18 Review

October 17, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on WWE 2K18 Review

Developed by Yuke’s Visual Concepts and published by 2K Sports, WWE 2K18 is the latest professional wrestling title to release on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and the Nintendo Switch. This year sees WWE Superstar Seth Rollins grace the cover. This...

How AI phones can keep your data safe

Huawei reveals Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro

October 16, 2017 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Huawei reveals Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro

On Monday 16 October 2017 in Munich, Germany, Huawei announced the launch of the all-new Huawei Mate 10 series which, according to the company, will open the door to new AI mobile applications. The Huawei Mate 10, Huawei Mate 10 Pro, and Porsche design Huawei...

Fitbit launch first smartwatch in South Africa

Fitbit Ionic smartwatch launches in South Africa

October 13, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Fitbit Ionic smartwatch launches in South Africa

The Core Group has launched Fitbit’s first smartwatch in South Africa. Fitbit Ionic, a cross-platform high-end smartwatch, is available immediately from a variety of retailers across South Africa at a Recommended Retail Price of R5499. Fitbit Ionic was...

Busting the myths for businesses seeking to switch to Mac

Busting the myths for businesses seeking to switch to Mac

October 12, 2017 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Busting the myths for businesses seeking to switch to Mac

A simple fact of life is that human beings, as a rule, do not like change. By this same token, however, we also know that change is necessary for progress. Business owners and decision makers wanting to improve efficiencies often consider switching from PC to...

The Limited-Edition ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25.

Lenovo launches limited edition ThinkPad

October 9, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, HardwareComments Off on Lenovo launches limited edition ThinkPad

Celebrating 25 years of the ThinkPad, Lenovo has announced the launch of a limited-edition model, the ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25. The laptop features a backlit 7-row ThinkPad Classic keyboard, dedicated volume buttons, multiple status LEDs and a...

Samsung gaming monitor

Samsung introduces new gaming monitors

October 6, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern AfricaComments Off on Samsung introduces new gaming monitors

Gaming is one of the world’s fastest growing industries and is worth over $21 billion. According to a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the South African video games industry will grow its share of the market from R1.6 billion in 2010 to R3.6 billion...

Top 21 games to play at rAge 2017

Top 21 games to play at rAge 2017

October 6, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 21 games to play at rAge 2017

The 2017 rAge expo, which is being held at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa has officially kicked off. The event will span from 6-8 October 2017, and will see some of the biggest players in the gaming industry showcase a variety of top-tier...

Rage 2017: Xbox announce Xbox One X Price and release

Xbox South Africa reveals Xbox One X price and release date

October 6, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Xbox South Africa reveals Xbox One X price and release date

On Friday 6 October 2017 at the 2017 rAge Expo, held in Johannesburg South Africa, Microsoft announced that their latest console, the Xbox One X, will be hitting South African stores in time for Christmas. The firm confirmed that the console will launch at a...