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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 (0)

    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 (0)

    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...