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Huawei announces the Mate 20 Lite with four camera sensors

The Huawei Mate 20 (and possibly a Pro version) will be announced at a flashy launch event in London next month, but ahead of that Huawei’s gone and launched the P20 Lite that’ll go on sale on 5 October with a very competitive price tag of R9,000. Huawei’s new mid-ranger […]

Is there an Echo in here? Amazon has announced a whole list of new smart tech

Amazon isn’t normally one for surprises, but last night the online shopping juggernaut dropped the details on a whole lot of new Alexa-enabled Echo gear, from revamped Dots to an in-car Alexa device, and even an Amazon-branded microwave. Though Alexa isn’t officially supported here in South Africa, we remain ever […]

Spotify will allow (some) indie artists to upload their music themselves

Our fave music streaming app, Spotify, has announced that selected independent artists will be able to upload their music directly to the service, which bypasses the need for third-party distributors that to date have been the only way for indies to get their material on the world’s biggest music-streaming platform. […]

You can now download PS2 and PS4 games on PlayStation Now

Okay, okay… we know PlayStation Now isn’t available in South Africa yet, but we’re being preemptive here. Sony is expanding the PlayStation Now stream-gaming service to allow users to download older PlayStation 2 and PlayStation 4 games. While PS Now is available on PC and PS4, the download option will […]

Twitter initially laughed off the hashtag and now it’s a truly global internet phenomenon

Just over 11 years ago a small word entered our global internet lexicon and is now a part of our cultural firmament: the hashtag. It was first used on August 23 2007 by Chris Messina, who – appropriately – tweeted: “how do you feel about using # (pound) for groups. As […]

Apps to download this month: September 2018 edition

Every month the Stuff team sifts through all the apps… okay not all of them. But we vigorously try out new apps in a bid to find the best of the best for you, our readers. Scalak R28 / Android l R30 / iOS At first you drag a square […]

With USB-C, even plugging in can set you up to be hacked

Plugging in the power – or at least what you think is power – to a USB-C powered laptop can connect your computer, and the valuable personal data on it, directly to hackers. Your personal financial information, passwords and documents stored on the laptop could help a cybercriminal steal your identity. […]

The most expensive iPhone XS Max will cost R32k

We now know how much the new iPhone additions will cost, and we’re not surprised in the slightest. The iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max will be available in stores starting 28 September 2018 (with preorders starting tomorrow on the iStore website), and this is how much you’ll have to […]

Samsung’s Galaxy A7 has three rear cameras and a sub-R10k price tag

Earlier this week we brought you rumours doing the rounds that Samsung would bring two new mid-range smartphones to market, one with three rear cameras, another with four. We were only expecting the devices to drop in October… but the first of them, the Galaxy A7, has been announced today, […]

Drop everything and download: Pocket Run Pool

Pool is snooker’s inebriated cousin. Instead of waistcoats and polished balls, you get stale beer and table surfaces that look like they’ve been attacked by Wolverine. We’re glad to report that none of these problems exist in the marvellous Pocket Run Pool – a puzzler as much pool as it’s […]

Mini Meme: 6 ways to keep the kids ‘appy

With the summer holidays inching ever closer, buy yourself some peace, quiet, and time with these entertaining app downloads for the young ’uns. Sago Mini Monsters R60 / Android, iOS A monster emerges from the gloopy depths, inviting your youngling to scribble all over it, feed it disgusting food, and […]

We might never see Apple’s AirPower charging mat launched

Last week’s Apple keynote announcement was packed with info — provided you wanted to hear about phones and wearable tech. There were a few announcements and updates that were conspicuous in their absence, however, with the AirPower charging mat being the prime accessory we were expecting an update on, at […]

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