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  • Samsung's Galaxy S5 (image: Samsung)

    Review: Samsung Galaxy S5

    May 9, 2014 • ReviewsComments (0)

    Samsung recently released its newest flagship device, the Galaxy S5. With a number of improvements over the Galaxy S4, the unit is one of the best devices that the company has released in a long time. With a better screen, improved battery life and apps, the...

  • A screenshot from 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (image: EA)

    Review: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

    May 5, 2014 • Reviews, Top StoriesComments (0)

    Every four years, the Beautiful Game kicks into World Cup mode, and in 2010 South Africa played host to a successful event. This year, another Southern Hemisphere country will have the honour of hosting the world’s best football teams, as the tournament...

  • Canon's D70 (image: Canon)

    Review: Canon EOS 70D

    April 14, 2014 • Reviews, Top StoriesComments Off

    Digital SLR cameras have a reputation for being bulky, cumbersome and usually only used by professional photographers. But a couple of years ago, Canon and a number of other manufacturers started to develop units with mid-range users in mind, making it easier...

  • LG’s G Flex smartphone (image: file)

    Hands-on: LG’s flexible, curved smartphone

    March 24, 2014 • ReviewsComments Off

    During Mobile World Congress in Barcelona at the end of February, visitors to the annual Congress got to examine some of the latest mobile handsets on offer – including LG. LG’s latest flagship model is the G Flex- and what sets this model apart from the...

  • A screenshot from South Park: Stick of Truth (image: Ubisoft)

    Review: South Park – The Stick of Truth

    March 11, 2014 • ReviewsComments Off

    Created by long-time friends Trey Parker and Matt Stone in 1992 and 1995 as two separate animated short films, South Park has reached cult status across the globe. The television series started airing in 1997, with over 247 episodes to date over 17 seasons....

  • Sony's Z2 smartphone (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Hands-on video: Sony’s Xperia Z2

    March 7, 2014 • Reviews, Top StoriesComments Off

    Japanese electronics powerhouse Sony unveiled the nex installment in their highly-successful Xperia line-up at the annual Mobile World Congress – held in Barcelona, Spain at the end of February. The Xperia Z2 is a sleek model, much in the same vein as its...

  • The last thing that travelers need to worry about are roaming charges on their mobile phone (image: Roamer)

    Review: Who says international roaming has to be expensive?

    March 3, 2014 • ReviewsComments Off

    Travelling can be an expensive affair, and the last thing travelers want to worry about is the cost of international roaming. Well, this is where Roamer comes in: it’s a simple app that links a user’s local number to an international SIM card. All you...

  • Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 (image: Samsung)

    Review: Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear

    February 18, 2014 • Reviews, Top StoriesComments Off

    With Samsung’s bold moves into the world of smart wearables and bigger mobile devices, IT News Africa had the opportunity to play around with the Galaxy Note 3 and the accompanying Galaxy Gear wearable. Do they live up to expectation, or are they just a...

  • Garmin's Virb Elite action HD camera (image: Garmin)

    Review: Garmin Virb Elite

    February 4, 2014 • Reviews, Top StoriesComments Off

    The action camera business is a huge deal for amateur videographers, adrenaline-junkies and professionals alike, but with so many options available, how does one distinguish between the average and the superb? The GoPro seems to have a firm hold on thril...

  • A Ford GT goes Head-to-Head with a cop in Rivals (image: EA)

    Review: Need for Speed Rivals

    January 13, 2014 • ReviewsComments Off

    Electronic Arts released their new title in the Need For Speed (NFS) franchise to much excitement late last year. Being a spiritual successor to the publisher’s Hot Pursuit title, Rivals takes on a similar racer vs cop mechanic to enthral gamers. But is it...

  • A screenshot of one of the enemies from Project Spark (image: Microsoft)

    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...

  • Fujifilm's X-A1 (image: Fujifilm)

    Review: Fujifilm X-A1

    December 11, 2013 • Reviews, Top StoriesComments Off

    There are many digital cameras on the market, but Fujifilm is hoping to woo new users with its simple and easy-to-use entry-level interchangeable-lens camera. Sporting a 16M large APS-C CMOS sensor and EXR PROCESSOR II for rich tonal expression, all the...

  • Canon's EOS 700D camera (image: Canon)

    Review: Canon EOS 700D

    November 21, 2013 • Reviews, Top StoriesComments Off

    We have reviewed a number of Digital SLR cameras and while they come in all shapes and sizes, Japanese maker Canon just seems to do things right. Selecting a digital camera is almost as personal as the pictures that are taken with the device, and it really...

  • A screenshot of Call of Duty Ghosts (image: Activision)

    Review: Call of Duty Ghosts

    November 20, 2013 • ReviewsComments Off

    The entire Call of Duty franchise is one of the most successful in the gaming industry. So much so that it is almost a given that any new title will be well-received. Call of Duty Ghosts managed to make more than $1-billion in the first 24 hours of being on...

  • Most of the title seems to be a bit rushed in terms of development (image: Microsoft)

    Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Out of the Shadows

    October 10, 2013 • ReviewsComments Off

    Anybody who grew up in the 80’s and 90’s will have a very good idea of who the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are. The crime-fighting, pizza-loving, sewer-dwelling turtles have been the inspiration for many teen birthday parties, and have, on the odd...

  • A screenshot of Flashback (image: Microsoft)

    Review: Flashback

    October 3, 2013 • ReviewsComments Off

    If memory serves, the original Flashback from 1992 was pretty good, with many gamers claiming that it could have been a title that defined the platform genre – or not. But enough gamers still love the title so much that original game designer Paul Cuisset...