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Apple’s news and video subscription services: What we know so far

Apple's scheduled an event for 25 March, and at it we're expecting to see the company unveil both a subscription news service, Apple News, and a TV streaming service (name still to be confirmed/leaked). Rumours of the new subscription services have been dropping like case-free smartphones, along with others that suggest we probably won't see the highly-anticipated next-gen AirPods or the rumour...[Read More]

Samsung’s upcoming wearables leak (through Samsung’s own app)

We treat a lot of tech leaks with suspicion -- not because it's inaccurate, but because we can't believe that they're anything more than 'leaks'. Hey, it happens. But sometimes a leak is actually a leak and we'd like to believe that this is one of them. If only because the circumstances are so weird. Samsung's upcoming range of wearable tech, which should be announced alongside a whole mess of sma...[Read More]

Meet Vumacam, Vumatel’s smart security play for Joburg’s suburbs

Fibre infrastructure company Vumatel has announced it's in the process of rolling out thousands of smart CCTV cameras around Johannesburg's suburbs via a subsidiary called Vumacam. It plans to deploy up to 15,000 cameras around the city, capable of capturing ultra-high-definition footage the company then plans to sell to security companies. The project is a joint venture between Vumatel and Imfeze...[Read More]

Fujifilm’s ‘Little Giant’ X-T30 lands in South Africa next month

Fujifilm SA has announced the X-T30 camera is a reality and it'll be coming to South Africa in late March 2019. With the X-T3 launched late last year and Fujifilm's naming conventions and habits, we fully expected to see an X-T30... we just weren't sure when.

Gmail adding a quick menu that lets you reply to, forward and search for emails

Gmail is rolling out new right-click menu options that'll let you reply to, forward and search for emails directly from your inbox, according to an updated published by Google this week.

Huawei uses AI to complete Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony

Huawei used the Mate 20 Pro and AI to compose the final two movements of Schubert’s famous Symphony No. 8. commonly known as the ‘Unfinished Symphony’.

The Division 2 Private Beta – Wandering Washington at the end of the world

Stuff had a chance to muck around in the squad-based shooter's Private Beta over the weekend and this is the information we managed to salvage. Not a fan of long-form reading? The basic notes point to one thing: The Division 2 should be on your radar.

LG G8 ThinQ preview: Everything we know so far

What do we know about the LG G8 ThinQ? LG has already confirmed the device, and while a first glance leaks suggest a familiar-looking device, rumours point to LG taking on the tide of foldable phones.

This is Acer’s R250,000 Predator Thronos gaming chair

Acer's Predator Thronos is a full-fat, spec-heavy gaming beast designed to cradle fully grown gamers in its loving, err, chair. We say fully grown because you’ll likely need your life savings to purchase one.

HP’s VR headset, codenamed Copper, wants to be easy on the eyes

Virtual reality is coming to homes. Or, at least, it's getting closer than it has at any point in its surprisingly lengthy history. The next arrival may be via computer maker HP, which has a Windows Mixed Reality headset on the way. Codenamed 'Copper', the in-development VR hardware has one thing in particular going for it -- resolution. Lots and lots of resolution. 

Samsung leak: Galaxy earbuds could charge wirelessly via the S10

It looks like Samsung might beat Apple to producing wireless charging earbuds. In this case they’re called the Galaxy Buds, and we expect them to launch with the upcoming Galaxy S10 on 20 February. Leaked images from German tech website, WinFuture, show the Galaxy Buds in a case, resting on the back of what we believe to be the Galaxy S10. We’ve seen enough leaks to know about that sweet pearl ...[Read More]

How to use Facebook’s newest feature: Unsending FB Messenger missives

We've been expecting it for a while (ever since the Zuck got caught using it without us), and now it's finally here. Facebook has rolled out the ability to unsend Facebook Messenger messages to everyone using the Messenger app.

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