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  • Fossil unveils smart tech to a new smart watch

    November 12, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

    Fossil has announced their first smartwatch called the Fossil Sport Smartwatch that features a Snapdragon 3100 chip and Google’s revamoedWear OS according to the Verge. The new Sport Smartwatch is powered by Wear OS by Google and a Snapdragon 3100 chip...

  • Fundi’s bracelet, FundiPay allows parents to load pocket money into a learner or student’s accoun

    Fundi introduces innovative technology for schools

    June 6, 2018 • Finance, Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Fundi introduces innovative technology for schools

    South Africa’s leading education fund administrator has recently introduced a cashless system in the form of a bracelet to digitise payments for primary school pupils. Fundi’s bracelet, FundiPay allows parents to load pocket money into a learner or...

  • Google could launch its first smartwatch end of 2018

    Google rumoured to launch smartwatch in 2018

    May 16, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Google rumoured to launch smartwatch in 2018

    It looks like 2018 shapes up to be a great year for Google. With the Google I/O developers conference having recently come to an end, rumors have emerged from various sources that the search giant is planning to launch its first own-brand smartwatch before...

  • Fitbit Versa now available in South Africa

    Fitbit Versa to launch in South Africa

    April 19, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Fitbit Versa to launch in South Africa

    Fitbit has announced that the Fitbit Versa will be available globally at the beginning of May. Versa is Fitbit’s lightest metal smartwatch, featuring a modern design, advanced health and fitness features, 4+ days battery life, smart features people want...

  • 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...

  • Montblanc unveils first smartwatch collection for men

    March 20, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Montblanc unveils first smartwatch collection for men

    Montblanc showcased the luxury Maison’s first smartwatch collection in South Africa on Friday, 17 March,  at the flagship boutique in Sandton City, Johannesburg. The Montblanc Summit is a smartwatch that combines the design codes of traditional watchmaking...

  • Samsung announces Gear S3 smartwatch

    September 9, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Samsung announces Gear S3 smartwatch

    Samsung Electronics South Africa has unveiled the Gear S3. Craige Fleischer, Director of Integrated Mobility at Samsung Electronics South Africa, says the new Gear S3 combines timeless traditional design with the latest in mobile technology, including IP68...

  • samsung Gear s2 smartwatch

    Samsung reveals Gear S2 smartwatch

    September 1, 2015 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Samsung reveals Gear S2 smartwatch

    Samsung has revealed new details regarding its new Gear S2 smartwatch. According to Samsung, the 11.4 mm smartwatch will run the Tizen operating system. Additionally, the smartwatch will come with a 1.2-inch circular Super AMOLED 360-by-360 display. Samsung...

  • Intel- Pressing ahead with major investment in Africa

    October 22, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Intel- Pressing ahead with major investment in Africa

    Selecting what companies and entities invest in is always risky, but there are definitely trends that influence such decisions. President of Intel Capital, Arvind Sodhani, told ITNewsAfrica that data analytics and mobile are two key focal points for the...

  • Smartwatches: Is the time right?

    October 3, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Smartwatches: Is the time right?

    Samsung last week announced their Galaxy Gear device, which tethers to their newly-announced Galaxy Note 3 smartphone. Although Samsung stops short of calling it a smartwatch, the watch functions as a companion device by delivering information (such as email...

  • Samsung launches Galaxy Note 3 in South Africa

    September 27, 2013 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Samsung launches Galaxy Note 3 in South Africa

    Electronics maker Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 3 and the Galaxy Gear last night at a launch event in Cape Town, South Africa. “We introduced the original GALAXY Note in 2011 and launched a whole new smart device category. The undeniable success of the...

  • Samsung times smartwatch plan with patent

    August 6, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Samsung times smartwatch plan with patent

    With Apple in the process of developing its wearable smartwatch, electronics maker Samsung is determined not to be left behind. The company has recently filed for a US trademark using the name Samsung Galaxy Gear, which the filing describes as “wearable...

  • Pebble Smartwatch Shipping To 500 Kickstarter Backers, Starting Today

    March 9, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on Pebble Smartwatch Shipping To 500 Kickstarter Backers, Starting Today

    The Pebble smartwatch will officially begun shipping today, at long last. After a record-shattering Kickstarter campaign, the tidal wave of demand for the device led to delays and production woes. Now, after announcing a hard shipping date at CES 2013 earlier...