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

    FIFA 18 Review

    October 3, 2017 • East Africa, Features, Gadgets and Gaming, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on FIFA 18 Review

    It is that time of year again, the next edition of one of the biggest gaming series is here. It is, of course, FIFA 18 and it is available now across all platforms. This year’s version looks to build on the success of the previous FIFA titles which have...

  • NBA 2K18 review

    NBA 2K18 Review

    September 29, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on NBA 2K18 Review

    The latest edition of the NBA 2K series was released to much anticipation on the 19th of September 2017. In what is the 19th instalment in this series, NBA 2K18 didn’t fail to live up to the hype of a game series which has all but cemented itself as a...

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    BlackBerry KeyOne Review

    September 28, 2017 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on BlackBerry KeyOne Review

    The BlackBerry is back! The BlackBerry KEYone is here and it is exactly what you would expect from a BlackBerry device. This time instead of trying to match the competitors in the market, BlackBerry has gone back to its roots which helped the device become so...

  • Introducing the Sony Xperia XZ.

    Introducing the Sony Xperia XZ

    January 30, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and Telecoms, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on Introducing the Sony Xperia XZ

    The Xperia XZ is Sony’s answer to other high end devices such as the LG G5 and Samsung Galazy S7. The smartphone does have all the features you would expect from a flagship device competing at the top-end of the market. Although the device is an...

  • Captain Toad Treasure Tracker Review

    Review: Captain Toad Treasure Tracker

    January 8, 2015 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Review: Captain Toad Treasure Tracker

    Nintendo is really treating gamers to some spectacular titles lately. While Nintendo did have a bit of a bad run during the launch phase of the Wii U, it is great to see that the console has risen from strength to strength over the past year. Nintendo’s...

  • Samsung's Galaxy S5 (image: Samsung)

    Review: Samsung Galaxy S5

    May 9, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Review: Samsung Galaxy S5

    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 • Top StoriesComments Off on Review: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

    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 • Top StoriesComments Off on Review: Canon EOS 70D

    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 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Hands-on: LG’s flexible, curved smartphone

    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 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Review: South Park – The Stick of Truth

    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 • Top StoriesComments Off on Hands-on video: Sony’s Xperia Z2

    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 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Review: Who says international roaming has to be expensive?

    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 • Top StoriesComments Off on Review: Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear

    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 • Top StoriesComments Off on Review: Garmin Virb Elite

    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 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Review: Need for Speed Rivals

    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 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Review: Microsoft’s Project Spark

    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...