August 2019 Archives - Stuff

August 2019

The mid-range Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) lands in SA from 1 August

Huawei may be in a spot of bother at the moment but that doesn't mean the company's just going to fold up shop and go home. The pending launch of a new mid-range smartphone, the Huawei Y9 Prime (2019), is a testament to that. Stuff was present at a media event where the Chinese company showed off its first pop-up selfie camera smartphone to land in SA and it sure looks like Huawei's here to stay.

Lego’s going augmented reality with the launch of several ghostly Hidden Side sets

So that's why Lego came out with that Stranger Things-themed set that kept the Stuff team busy for two full days. There's a new range coming from the Danish makers of addictive bricks, called Hidden Side, which has an emphasis on ghosts. And other things that aren't actually there, commonly known at Stuff Towers as augmented reality (AR).

It’s a date: Samsung’s new Galaxy Note will be unveiled on 7 August

We always knew this day would come. The skies aflame, the raiders bursting through the barricades. We tried our best to stop them but Samsung’s releasing another Galaxy Note. And the official day has been set, for 7 August this year. Just as the prophecies foretold. If you count several leakers as prophets, that is. Word on the street has long had Samsung’s next Unpacked event taking p...[Read More]

Lego goes coding with the introduction of its programmable Spike Prime kit

Educational toys have come a long way from the 90s, where anything that might teach kids something was routinely considered boring as hell. There may have been spreadsheets involved. Now, if you want to teach a small person something that might help their careers, you can just grab them a mini-robotics lab or something. The 'or something' bit nicely describe's Lego's new Spike Prime kit, an engine...[Read More]

Harley Davidson’s LiveWire electric bike will launch in August this year

Gentlemen, start your engines. Wait, are those engines actually on? It’s not normally difficult to tell with a Harley Davidson, but the LiveWire isn’t your typical Harley. We heard back in November that the company’s first electric motorcycle would be getting priced and dated in January 2019 and well, would you look at the time? If you have your heart set on a Harley that wonR...[Read More]

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