Craig Wilson, Author at Stuff

Craig Wilson

Craig is Stuff magazine's editor. He provides tech analysis and commentary for TV stations like eNCA, CNBC Africa and BusinessDay TV, and radio stations like 702, CapeTalk, PowerFM, MetroFM and Classic FM. You can contact him via

Stuffed Ep 09 – Major General Charles Bolden on space travel, Musk and the perils of bicycles

Major General Charles Bolden is a former astronaut, fighter pilot and NASA administrator. He sat down with Stuff magazine publisher and editor-in-chief Toby Shapshak and Stuff editor Craig Wilson to talk about his illustrious and varied career, how seeing the earth from space changed the way he thinks about it, […]

Discovery Bank is coming in March 2019, here’s what you need to know

Are you a Discovery Vitality member? Do you have medical aid or insurance through Discovery, or one of its credit cards? Do you like gamification? Have you had enough of these questions? If you answered yes to any of these questions (except, perhaps, the last one), Discovery is hoping it’ll […]

Mercedes-Benz confirms its EVs are coming to South Africa in 2019

German car maker Mercedes-Benz is the latest to throw its hat in the South African all-electric vehicle ring. Well, it hasn’t actually flung, but it’s shown us the hat, and confirmed its intentions to fling. In addition to bolstering its hybrid offerings, the company plans to begin selling its luxury […]

Pricing for the all-electric Jaguar I-Pace starts at R1,7 million

Jaguar has revealed local pricing for its forthcoming I-Pace range of electric SUVs slated to go on sale in South Africa early next year. There will be four versions of the vehicle, with the cheapest — the I-Pace S — starting at R1,687,200 and the most expensive — the I-Pace […]

Test shots with the Huawei Mate 20 Pro’s snappers show it’s the yogi of smartphone cameras

It’s been a week since Huawei launched its Mate 20 Pro smartphone in London, and early indications are its triple rear camera setup might make it this year’s phone camera to beat. We’ve been snapping all sorts of test shots to see whether the results live up to Huawei’s marketing […]

Take a peek inside Facebook’s London operations

There’s a common thread that runs between all of the workplaces of the worlds biggest workplaces, from Apple’s shiny new HQ in California, to Google’s Zurich offices, and as we’ve now seen, Facebook’s offices in London. They’re designed to make it as easy as possible for staff to do their […]

Huawei Mate 20 Pro is the most exciting smartphone of 2018

Huawei unveiled three new handsets and a watch at its global launch event in London today. The star of the show is the Mate 20 Pro. It’s flanked by the regular Mate 20 and the gaming-focused Mate 20X. Finally, there’s the new Huawei Watch GT, the details of which leaked […]

Google unveils its Pixel 3 phones, Google Slate and Google Hub… and we want them all

We know that, infuriatingly, Google doesn’t offer its hardware in South Africa, and if you want to get it you’ll either have to buy it from an importer, or bring it in yourself. But we also know that doesn’t mean you don’t want to know about it. Which is why […]

Some WhatsApp accounts are getting hacked, here’s how to make sure it doesn’t happen to you

Reports emerged yesterday that some Israeli WhatsApp users’ accounts have been hacked, and that the problem is sufficiently widespread that the Israeli government has seen fit to send out a warning about it. Leave a message The hack exploits the fact that many consumers never change their voicemail PIN from […]

Facebook South Africa has partnered with Africa Check and AFP to combat fake news

The world’s largest social network, Facebook, has announced that it has partnered with Africa Check and French news organisation AFP to provide third-party fact-checking services in an effort to combat fake news and other false or misleading content on the platform in South Africa. The company also launched third-party fact […]

Stuffed Ep 08 – Patrick Henchie from HMD Global on Android Enterprise Recommended devices

Do you know what the Android Enterprise Recommended programme is? No? Neither did we. Which is why we got Patrick Henchie, head of product and operations for sub-Saharan Africa at HMD Global (the company behind Nokia’s revival as a phone maker), to come into the studio and talk us through it. […]

Massive security breach affects 50 million Facebook accounts

Another day, another bout of bad news for the world’s most popular social network, Facebook. The company has announced that it was the subject of a massive breach that affected almost 50 million accounts. In a post on the company’s digital newsroom, VP of product management Guy Rosen says Facebook’s engineering team […]

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