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Spotify preinstalled on all Samsung mobile devices

Spotify preinstalled on all Samsung mobile devices

March 11, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Spotify preinstalled on all Samsung mobile devices

Spotify will come preinstalled on all of Samsung’s mobile devices from 8 March. This comes after Samsung integrated the music streaming service with its Bixby artificial intelligence (AI) platform and Spotify was named the go-to music service provider of Samsung. In addition to the app coming preinstalled, new US Spotify customers with specific...

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Survive Till Dawn in a PUBG MOBILE and Resident Evil 2 crossover

March 8, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Survive Till Dawn in a PUBG MOBILE and Resident Evil 2 crossover

Tencent Games and PUBG Corporation have announced that the company’s recently launched “Survive Till Dawn,” PUBG MOBILE and Resident Evil 2 crossover is gaining a massive player following. The latest cross-branding operation by PUBG MOBILE,...

The transition to digital government is gaining momentum – Gartner

March 7, 2019 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on The transition to digital government is gaining momentum – Gartner

Gartner, Inc. predicts that by 2023, 50 per cent of the roles that government CIOs will oversee do not exist in government IT today. The recent Gartner CIO survey shows that the transition to digital government is gaining momentum. It found that 53 per...

Has Fortnite been dethroned?

March 6, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Has Fortnite been dethroned?

Fortnite may have lost its title as the most popular battle-royale game in the world to a newcomer. Apex Legends, a new, free to download battle-royale game by Respawn Entertainment and Electronic Arts, is making waves in the gaming community as the next big...

Announcing new video game publishing label Numskull Games

March 3, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Announcing new video game publishing label Numskull Games

Numskull Designs, innovators of official video game merchandise available around the world for brands such as PlayStation, Activision, Bandai Namco Entertainment, Bethesda, and many more announced the establishment of Numskull Games. Numskull Games is a new...

Look at this massive phone

Look at this massive phone

February 28, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Look at this massive phone

Energizer (yes, the battery brand) has made a phone. The company unveiled the Energizer Power Max P18K Pop at Mobile World Congress (MWC2019) this week, a phone with an 18,000mAh battery. It’s not Energizer’s first phone, but it has already made a...

Logitech Rally unveils new VC technology

February 28, 2019 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Logitech Rally unveils new VC technology

On Wednesday, February 27, Logitech announced Logitech Rally, a premium, modular conferencecam that delivers video, audio clarity, and an automated video conferencing experience that can be tailored to your meeting space. Rally features Ultra-HD 4K video,...

South African smartphone sales rose by 7.2 percent in 2018

February 25, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South African smartphone sales rose by 7.2 percent in 2018

South African smartphone sales had a prosperous 2018, except for the fourth quarter. In terms of units sold, South African smartphone sales increased by 7.2 percent in 2018. This is according to figures from the GfK South African smartphone sales report. This...

All there is to know about the new Samsung devices

All there is to know about the new Samsung devices

February 21, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on All there is to know about the new Samsung devices

Samsung has launched its new flagship smartphone series, the Galaxy S10, which will go on sale on 08 March 2019. During the Samsung Event, held on Wednesday, 20 February, the company announced that South Africans can pre-order the S10, S10e and S10+ starting...

LG combines digital and mechanical with the new LG Watch W7

LG combines digital and mechanical with the new LG Watch W7

February 20, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on LG combines digital and mechanical with the new LG Watch W7

Alongside the LG V40 ThinQ, LG announced its first hybrid smartwatch, the LG Watch W7, a wearable device that combines mechanical movement with digital functionalities. As the first LG wearable to run the new Wear OS by Google platform, the LG Watch W7 is...

Samsung Blu-ray players are a thing of the past

February 18, 2019 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Samsung Blu-ray players are a thing of the past

If you’re in the market for a new Blu-ray player, you’re out of luck with Samsung. The South Korean conglomerate has officially stopped production on 4K Ultra HD and some 1080p Blu-ray players. “Samsung will no longer introduce new Blu-ray...

Review: LG V40ThinQ, the perfect photography companion

February 15, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Review: LG V40ThinQ, the perfect photography companion

LG Electronic released the V40Thinq on the 7th of February this year. For this release, LG partnered with South African telecom operator, Vodacom to bring the phone to consumers. Among a number of fascinating features, the device sports a noticeable 5 camera...

Rwanda invests in first smartphone factory

February 8, 2019 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Rwanda invests in first smartphone factory

In October 2018, Rwanda-based technology company Mara Corporation said it was investing $100 million in South Africa to make affordable, high tech smartphones. Mara founder Ashish Thakkar noted that the African continent currently had over 400 million...

Kingdom Hearts III ships over 5 mln units within first week of release

February 6, 2019 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Kingdom Hearts III ships over 5 mln units within first week of release

Square Enix announced that Kingdom Hearts III, the latest mainline entry in the beloved action RPG series, has shipped more than five million units globally, both physically and digitally, across all platforms since its 29th January release, making it the...

Nokia 5.1 Plus now available in South Africa

Nokia 5.1 Plus now available in South Africa

February 6, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Nokia 5.1 Plus now available in South Africa

The Nokia 5.1 Plus is now available in South Africa from Tuesday, 05 February. The device comes in two colours Gloss Black and Gloss Midnight Blue. The Nokia 5.1 Plus delivers gaming performance and AI imaging features in one package. “With Nokia 5.1...

Gartner reveals Chinese brands that are prominent in semiconductor buying

February 4, 2019 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Gartner reveals Chinese brands that are prominent in semiconductor buying

Chinese mobile products, which cater to both high and low-income consumers, underpinned an increase in smartphone sales globally in the third quarter of 2018, according to US-based researcher Gartner. Samsung Electronics and Apple remained the top two...