Posts Tagged ‘pc’

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    Anti-virus software is just not enough anymore

    September 29, 2014 • Opinion, Security, Top StoriesComments Off

    Today’s society, globally and African-based, is always on, always connected – from PCs and notebooks to tablets, smartphones and even smart televisions and other devices – we have become used to accessing the Internet at will, wherever we are. While...

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    South Africa: Samsung to stop supplying notebooks

    May 8, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Samsung has announced that due to a shift in consumer trends, it will no longer be supplying notebooks in the South African region, effective April 2014. The decision was taken as the company has moved its focus towards solutions that are aligned with the...

  • Craige Fleischer, Samsung’s Director for Mobile Communications in South Africa (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Convergence leads to increased demand for tablets

    March 28, 2014 • HardwareComments Off

    The shifting dynamics of how people are opting to utilise their personal computers has resulted in a change in the type of device being chosen. Increasingly consumers are requiring mobile devices that can be utilised for both work and play. The...

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    Africa: PC sales are in trouble

    March 19, 2014 • Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off

    According to the latest results released by International Data Corporation (IDC), the Personal Computer (PC) market in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) are in a bit of trouble, as it continued to decline in sales the fourth quarter of 2013. The report...

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    South Africa sees huge upsurge in tablet demand

    February 24, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off

    Shipments of tablet PCs to South Africa increased 107.1% year on year in the final quarter of 2013 to total 513,000 units, according to the latest insights from the International Data Corporation (IDC). The country’s traditional PC market suffered a...

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    Assassin’s Creed Freedom Cry DLC now available

    February 20, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Ubisoft has announced that the single-player adventure, Assassin’s Creed Freedom Cry, will be available today, February 19th as a stand-alone game exclusively for download on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment systems. The Windows PC...

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    PC shipments take a major dip in 2013 – including in Africa

    January 13, 2014 • Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off

    Worldwide PC shipments totalled 82.6 million units in the fourth quarter of 2013, a 6.9 per cent decline from the fourth quarter of 2012, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. This is the seventh consecutive quarter of shipment decline....

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    Review: Microsoft’s Project Spark

    January 6, 2014 • ReviewsComments Off

    While it was announced at last year’s E3 conference, Microsoft last week issued 10 000 beta keys to their world and game creator title Project Spark, and IT News Africa was lucky enough to receive one. The game allows users to creator their own...

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    The Walking Dead Season 2 gets release date

    December 6, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Games developer Telltale Games released the first season of its action-packed The Walking Dead video game last year, and while the season had six episodic game updates, gamers have been craving more. Developers have spoken of the possibility of a second...

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    Kenya: Tax impacting mobile penetration

    August 23, 2013 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off

      It has been reported that a section of Kenya’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector has contested mobile penetration figures released by the country’s telecommunications regulator, the CCK (Communications Commission of Kenya). At...

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    Lenovo’s smartphone and tablet sales surpass PC

    August 15, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Electronics manufacturer Lenovo announced its results for the first fiscal quarter ended June 30 this year and confirmed that, for the first time, its combined smartphone and tablet sales have overtaken those of its PCs business. The company had a quarterly...

  • HP launches mobile All-in-One PC

    July 2, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    HP recently announced the HP ENVY Rove 20 mobile All-in-One PC, the company’s first mobile All-in-One PC, which frees the desktop PC from the desk and allows families and friends to enjoy a shared entertainment experience with a built-in battery, unique...

  • Business Analytics is here to stay

    June 20, 2013 • OpinionComments Off

    Access to reliable information is absolutely critical to any big decision. Without a clear view of an environment and its variables, it is almost impossible to make informed choices which minimise the risk of failure or misfortune. This is a common truth that...

  • Diablo III coming to Xbox360

    June 7, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    On September 3, Diablo III will make its console debut on the Sony PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Xbox 360. In preparation for the upcoming launch, select retailers are now taking preorders for the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of the game, which will be available...

  • Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition comes to PC

    May 23, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition for PC. Windows PC players can now face-off with Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition, named the Fighting Game of the Year by Spike TV at the 2011 Video Game Awards. Players enter...

  • Black Ops II Uprising now available for PC and PS3

    May 17, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Today, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC players have access to Call of Duty : Black Ops II Uprising, Activision and Treyarch’s latest DLC Map Pack for Call of Duty : Black Ops II. Uprising includes four new multiplayer maps, plus “Mob of the Dead,” a...