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Hands-on (sort of) with Huawei’s folding Mate X

Huawei showed off its forthcoming Mate X folding phone-let (or tab-phone) at a media event in Johannesburg today. While we were able to hold the device, we weren't allowed to fold it, so we had to rope in the help of a Huawei representative for the video below. Nonetheless, we got to check out the camera setup and try various apps, and our early impressions suggest it's going to be a highly desira...[Read More]

Apple launches two new iPads, including the first mini to support the Pencil

A week ahead of Apple’s services-focused announcement event, Apple has launched two new iPads -- the satisfyingly small 7.9in iPad mini, and a 10.5in Pad Air.

Foldable phones are here and they’re incredible, but you shouldn’t buy one yet

Foldable smartphones are here and they're the most exciting thing to happen in the mobile sector in years... but you still shouldn't buy one.

Huawei shows off its folding Mate X smartphone-meets-tablet at MWC and it looks great

Huawei has unveiled its folding Mate X 2-in-1 smartphone and tablet at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and it looks pretty amazing.

Why screen time for babies, children and adolescents needs to be limited

John J Reilly, University of Strathclyde ; Anthony (Tony) Okely, University of Wollongong; Catherine Draper, University of the Witwatersrand, and Mark S. Tremblay, University of Ottawa There is increasing concern about the amount of time children and adolescents are spending in recreational screen time. There’s also increasing controversy over whether or not screen time is actually harmful. Since ...[Read More]

Apple could have four new iPads and a 7th-gen iPod Touch headed our way soon

It’s only been a few short months since Apple’s last iPad announcement, and even shorter since they were launched here in SA, but we may be in for another iPad reveal soon. One consisting of four new iPads (well, possibly just one or two variants) and even a new, 7th-generation iPod Touch. The folks over at MacRumours first reported on the handful of iOS 12.2 beta references revealing ...[Read More]

Vodacom’s Video Play has secured the rights to live-stream the FA Cup

And here we have an unusual announcement that could have far greater ramifications — Vodacom has revealed that its Video Play streaming service has secured the rights to live-stream the FA Cup in South Africa. Users of the service will be able to watch FA Cup matches — live, delayed, or on-demand (provided the match has ended, of course) — from 26 January right up until the 18 Ma...[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]

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]

Your old Apple Pencil won’t work on the 3rd Gen iPad Pro

The highly anticipated third-generation iPad Pro was announced at Apple’s event yesterday evening, and it looks to be a very capable design tablet. Its new Adobe Photoshop capability, along with the updated Apple Pencil that now charges wirelessly via magnetic attachment, will make it any designer’s dream machine. Unfortunately, in the Apple tradition of selling accessories you really need separat...[Read More]

Apple announces new iPad Pro tablets, in 11in and 12.9in flavours

It’s the event you’ve all been waiting for, ever since Apple announced it way back on 18 October. The company opted for a reveal event during South African work hours (the American ones go without saying) at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Howard Gilman Opera House rather than using their own campus, which should have been our first hint that Apple had something different in stor...[Read More]

How to watch Apple’s final announcement event for 2018

Apple’s going to reveal a mess of new devices this week, with their last event for 2018 kicking off on 30 October at 10:00 Eastern Time. For South African fans, that means that you’ll have to find a way to skive off work tomorrow afternoon — Apple’s presentation will start at 16:00 local time. We’re expecting all sorts of things to issue forth from the mouth of Apple ...[Read More]

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