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Anthony Mackie ditches Comic Con Africa second year in a row

Anthony Mackie has just announced that he won’t come to Comic Con Africa for the second year in a row due to a production delay in Budapest. 

Buyer beware: How Libra differs from Bitcoin

Facebook, the largest social network in the world, stunned the world earlier this year with the announcement of its own cryptocurrency, Libra. The launch has raised questions about the difference between Libra and existing cryptocurrencies, as well as the implications of private companies competing with sovereign countries in issuing currencies.

Apple’s new iPhone 11 priced for South Africa

It was only a matter of time before we got South African pricing for the iPhone 11 and it's turned up just in time to dent your ailing wallet. The base iPhone 11 officially starts at

Huawei announces the Watch GT 2 and the Huawei Vision TV

Along with the Mate 30 lineup, Huawei announced a bunch of other things. Interesting things. In the shape of the Huawei Watch GT 2, the Huawei Vision TV and the FreeBuds 3. The Huawei Watch GT 2 comes in two sizes, the 46mm as well as the 42mm ultra-slim design. Both variations are powered by the Kirin A1 chip that features increased Bluetooth range. They’re fitted with speakers and micropho...[Read More]

Huawei’s Mate 30 range announced, and they will run on Android

Today Huawei announced to Mate 30 and the Mate 30 Pro, and they both run on Android while boasting impressive specs.

Blue’s Yeti X hopes to turn everyone into a pro-grade streamer or podcaster

We might have to amend that headline a little -- Blue's Yeti X hopes to turn everyone into a pro-grade streamer or podcaster, provided you're willing to shell out at least $170 (R2,500 or thereabouts) for the newly-announced mic. And provided you're able to find it here. It's possible to source the company's gear locally but we might be in for a bit of a wait. 

‘Ancestors’: a new game provides insights into how the first humans evolved

The newly released Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is an open world survival game where you control a group of “hominins” – our first ancestors – and explore, expand, and lock in new knowledge so your “clan” can evolve.

Facebook announces Portal TV, yet another device they couldn’t pay us to keep in the house

We haven't seen any numbers about sales but Facebook's Portal must have done okay. Why else would they announce a slightly different version, called the Portal TV, for connecting to your television set?

rain rolls out the first 5G network in South Africa

As Toto said back in 1982: “I bless the rain down in Africa”. The rain has indeed been blessed, with the South African rain network completing the first 5G network rollout in Africa. 

It’s that time already? Get creatively festive with Lego’s Creator Expert Gingerbread House

Looks like shopping season has been extended by a month, folks. Which means we don't have to feel bad about adding the #10267 Lego Creator Expert Gingerbread House to that shopping cart, we guess? 

New technology isn’t the cause of inequality – it’s the solution

Technology has been blamed for a lot recently. Automation and artificial intelligence have supposedly led to substantial job losses, reduced bargaining power for workers and increased discrimination.

Google will reveal the Pixel 4, along with some other stuff, in October

Google sent out invites for its next ‘Made by Google’ event. It’ll take place in New York City on 15 October and we're expecting to see the Pixel 4.

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