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Acer unveils several impressive machines at its Next@Acer event

Acer announced several new notebooks, Chromebooks and gaming machines at its annual Next@Acer event in New York yesterday. Here are our faves.

Huawei announces updated MateBook X Pro alongside two new notebooks

Ahead of MWC this week, Huawei showed off three new devices from their expanding Windows 10 lineup: a refreshed MateBook X Pro, as well as the MateBook 13 and the MateBook 14.

Asus launches new ZenBook, VivoBook and ROG series notebooks in SA

This week, Asus South Africa launched five new ZenBook laptops, as well as two additions to their VivoBook series and Republic of Gamers (ROG) Zephyrus range. Most notable among the hardware upgrades, their ZenBook Pro 14 features a ScreenPad in lieu for a basic trackpad — a high-resolution, full-colour touchscreen that has its own mini-interface. It functions as a secondary screen that can ...[Read More]

Alienware announces 17in gaming notebook at CES

Alienware, the gaming brand developed by Dell, have announced their thinnest, lightest gaming notebook yet. And this one’s coming to South Africa in just a few weeks time. At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019, Dell and Alienware decided to give consumers what they want — an affordable, lightweight gaming machine. A machine that appeals to both amateur gamers as well as pros. And...[Read More]

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 on a new iPad Pro, then you’re looking at paying between R14,000 (for the 64GB iPad Pro Wi-Fi ...[Read More]

Is this the Apple MacBook Air pricing for South Africa? If so, you can pre-order it now

Usually when local pricing for a new Apple product is announced it turns up in Stuff‘s inbox without notice or warning. It’s not often found on the local iStore website for all to see, without fanfare. But that’s just what has happened with the local pricing for Apple’s new Macbook Air — it’s just kinda turned up. The new MacBook Air is now available on the iSto...[Read More]

Stuff’s five-minute guide to Apple’s iPad Pro event

Apple’s events are renowned for dragging on a bit. So, you didn’t have 90 minutes to spare on a Tuesday afternoon to take it all in or even about fifteen minutes to go into specifics? We get it, you’re a busy person with stuff to do. That’s where Stuff comes in. We watched the whole thing — even the bit in the middle when they started rambling on about Apple Stores and everyone b...[Read More]

Apple’s got a new MacBook Air heading our way soon

100 Million. That’s how many people are using Mac devices worldwide and that’s just one figure of many from Apple’s presentation in Brooklyn, New York, today. But we’re far more interested in the new MacBook Air models heading to market soon. Apple took the wraps off some freshened-up skinny notebooks at their late-2018 presentation, with Tim Cook introducing an all-new dev...[Read More]

Apple confirms an event for 30 October, here’s what to expect

Apple has been busy this year, announcing three new handsets a few months ago, brand new OS updates across the board, and a slew of rumours about other hardware to follow. We’ll likely see the company’s new iPad Pro and Mac products at their just-announced 30 October event. The company sent out unique invite designs for the event, to a bunch of media across the world. Apple’s event will be h...[Read More]

HP Spectre Laptop – Sleek. Powerful. Built for concrete jungles.

With exceptionally seductive craftsmanship at just 10.4mm thick, the HP Spectre laptop’s masterfully sculpted chassis with a hidden hinge and full size keyboard is finished in two stunning colour options. Keep going even in dimly lit rooms or aboard red-eye flights. With an illuminated keyboard, you can type comfortably in more environments with a full size edge-to-edge backlit keyboard. You...[Read More]

Scratching the Surface: Microsoft has announced a lot of new hardware

Microsoft has been making some good hardware of late, an idea that we still can’t quite wrap our heads around. They’re supposed to be great at operating systems and games consoles, terrible at phones, and excellent at peripherals. But if they keep on putting out computing hardware like the set announced last night at a New York event, we’re going to have to revise exactly what th...[Read More]

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 laptop may even be used to attack your employer’s computers and network. The European Union ...[Read More]

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