Brett Venter, Author at Stuff

Brett Venter

Stuff South Africa's online editor and print assistant editor, Brett Venter has churned out more words on more titles than most journalists will in a career. He's kind of shy.

Netflix is launching gift cards and we have twenty (20) to give away, worth R250 each

We’ve seen more and more sorts of gift cards pitching up at the cash register. First it was iTunes, then it was Google’s Play Store. Later we started seeing cards for Showmax and Uber next to the Pick’n’Pay or CNA vouchers so it was only a matter of time before […]

EA is remastering the first two Command and Conquer games in 4K

Electronic Arts has not had a very good history when it comes to the Command and Conquer games in recent years but it’s just possible that the company has finally done something right. EA has announced that it will be remastering and re-releasing the first two Command and Conquer titles, […]

Samsung is adding a neural processing unit to the Galaxy S10

For most of us, the first time we heard about a neural processing unit, or NPU, in relation to smartphones was when Huawei announced that it was including one in the Mate 10 Pro. Then Apple started including on-chip neural processing so it was only a matter of time before […]

Apple’s Sir Jony Ive designs a literal diamond ring to be auctioned for the (RED) charity

We really, really hope that this doesn’t give Apple any ideas. iPhones are expensive enough as it is. Apple’s chief design officer, Sir Jony Ive, has come up with something a little… different — a diamond ring made completely from diamond. None of that pesky gold or platinum involved at […]

Huawei is looking to launch augmented reality glasses in the next couple of years

Huawei has done something that Stuff wasn’t expecting to happen in 2018 — they’ve made perhaps the best phone of the year but that’s apparently not good enough for the Chinese company. After storming the lines manned by Samsung and Apple, Huawei has set its sights a little further afield. […]

PUBG heading to PlayStation 4 in December with platform-specific cosmetics in tow

It was rumoured when Microsoft made PlayerUnknown’s BattleGrounds free on Xbox (for a limited time) but now it has been confirmed. PUBG will launch on Sony’s PlayStation 4 very, very soon — expect to get your battle royale on from 7 December this year. There are several editions of the popular […]

We may see Samsung’s folding ‘Galaxy F’ smartphone in March – but it’ll cost us

It took a few years for rumours of a folding Samsung phone to come to a sort of fruition but even now we’re mostly in the dark about what it will entail besides an unusual screen. Rumour is our chief method of seeing what’s going on right now and there […]

Cell C is cutting the cost of subscribing to Black’s Binge Elite tier by 80% (for Black Friday)

We all know that, come next week, much of the country will be scrambling for a deal. The latest American transplant, Black Friday, kicks off on 23 November — a day when the brave go shopping and the smart stay home and buy online (and hope the servers stay up). […]

ElectricHarleyLand – Harley Davidson launching LiveWire, its first all-electric bike, in 2019

When you think of a Harley Davidson you think either of Hell’s Angels, drugs, and crime sprees on the long roads of America, or you have a more modern vision of weekend warriors and their very shiny bikes — Harley, historically, would prefer you think of the second one. With […]

Here is the local pricing for the rest of Apple’s newest crop, from the iPad Pro 11in to the Mac Mini

We got an early peek at Apple’s MacBook Air pricing yesterday, now the rest of Apple’s latest have had their costs revealed. In the process, iStore has confirmed that we’re only going to be getting the 128GB and 256GB versions of the MacBook Air. If you’ve got your heart set […]

Facebook to allow Messenger users to unsend messages – if you do it within ten minutes

Ever since the world found out that Mark Zuckerberg can unsend messages on the social network, Facebook has promised that users would eventually get the same ability. They were testing the feature last month, and now an unsend feature finally is on the way for Facebook’s Messenger app. The feature […]

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