Author: Nic

South Africa’s reliance on coal always had an expiry date on it – Tim Cohen examines why Eskom looks like it was left in the fridge too long. When you talk about coal in South Africa, it’s always best to start with some maths. And history. And geology. And then, of course, there is politics. The geology is complicated because the time period involved runs into billions of years, and since we still argue about the significance of the Boer War, it’s easy to imagine why it gets complicated pretty quickly. But if you dust away mountains of history and…

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We know – the above headline isn’t exactly what you’d call crystal clear, but hey, we didn’t name developer Milestone’s game and if we had the headline would be several lines long. For a better sense of what’s being touted, here’s the full headline: Milestone, developer of Monster Energy Supercross 4: The Official Video Game launches competition that allows players to bring their creation to life through Track Editor Mode. Still slightly unclear isn’t it? Here’s the breakdown: Monster Energy Supercross 4 Track Editor Competition If you play Monster Energy Supercross 4 it follows you’re probably a big fan of…

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For those just starting out on the road to a Smart Home, there’s a unique joy that comes from the first time the devices do their smart thing: something between amazement, wonder, and the feeling that a door has just opened to a new dimension of possibility.[1] Sitting on my small patio as the daylight slowly fades away and the lights in my house automatically light up, I feel like James Bond. It happens every day and every day I still smile with joy. Having a smart home certainly makes you feel like you have stepped into the future, and…

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Smartphone brand Honor hopes to redefine what customers think of when they look for budget smartphones. That’s why the company’s newly-launched-in-SA Honor 8S is landing just shy of the R2,000 mark. But, unlike most budget handsets, what you’re looking at in the handset is rather far from a budget device. Looking inward The Honor 8S offers users 2GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage – a quite generous complement from a sub-R2,000 smartphone. It runs Honor’s EMUI 9.0, laid over Android 9.0 Pie, speedily thanks to the Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 quad-core processor at its heart. Graphics are handled…

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The EOS RP is a small, light and practical full frame mirrorless camera, for advanced amateurs looking to take a step-up into Canon’s revolutionary EOS R System. Ideal for travel, landscape and portrait photography and videography, the EOS RP promises greater potential opening up all the benefits of the EOS R System – including the world’s fastest autofocus

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