A controversy had Tesla at the centre of the debate in 2016, when it announced it would release self-driving capabilities over-the-air to their vehicles. Similar to what happened with Mercedes-Benz, the company was criticized for misleading advertising and “overstating the autonomy of its vehicles.”
Samsung wasn't content to reveal their first folding smartphone and three new Galaxy S10 models at this year's Unpacked even in San Fran. No, they took the wraps off a set of wireless earbuds and two new fitness-focused wearables, too.
Do you have Android Pie? We don’t have Android Pie yet (few in SA do) but we’ve already got some idea of what the as-yet unnamed successor Android Q will entail. Like smartphone leaks, keeping secrets about Google’s next mobile operating system instalment is tough to do. In this case, those intrepid folks from the XDA Developer’s Forum have managed to get their hands on an ...[Read More]
There are lots of reasons BMW drivers love their cars. For some, it’s the sheer driving pleasure offered by precision engineering, passionate design and attention to detail. For others, it’s the numerous creature comforts that combine to create vehicles that are as luxurious as they are engaging to drive. But for the technologically minded, there’s another reason they chose BMW: the cutting-edge t...[Read More]
You know the motor industry is changing when even vehicles that don’t use a whole lot of gas start going electric. Piaggio, the Italian company behind Vespa, is going eco-friendly with their new Elettrica. And if the name isn’t a gigantic clue, the Vespa Elettrica is the company’s first all-electric scooter. And, like most Vespa scooters, the Elettrica doesn’t look like muc...[Read More]
It’s been three years since Showmax first launched in South Africa. Here’s a look at some of the biggest changes, from Originals to apps.Showmax is the longest-running streaming service in South Africa. Since it first launched in 2015, a number of early streaming competitors, like VIDI and OnTapTV, have fallen by the wayside while even more players have joined the fray including Netflix, Amazon Pr...[Read More]
iOS 12 wasn’t the only thing that Apple showed off to the world last night — there was also a first look at the company’s newest desktop operating system: macOS Mojave. Or, if you want to be quite dry and specific, macOS 10.14. But what does the new OS entail? We’ve got a rundown of the best incoming features here. Into The Desert The first, most obvious, and perhaps most u...[Read More]
Apple’s iOS 12 took centre stage at this year’s WWDC conference, with a large collection of updates and upgrades coming to the mobile operating system. There’s nothing especially ground-breaking on the way but the changes that are coming are welcome ones. We’ve collected the best of the new features on the cards for iOS devices here so you know what to expect from the updat...[Read More]
Ah, dreaded notches — can’t live with them, and can’t squeeze front-facing cameras into almost edge-to-edge displays without them. Unless you’re Vivo, which used a pop-up camera in the edge of its concept Apex handset to get around this problem. Now Chinese hardware maker Lenovo, which owns Motorola, has teased its own take on a bezelless, notchless phone. Every big-name smartpho...[Read More]
What do you get when you take a Samsung Galaxy S9, an S9+, a magazine editor and a swimming pool and put them all together? A speedy review of a phone shot on the phone itself, that’s what. Filmed using a Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+. Sample devices courtesy of Samsung Mobile South Africa. Edited using Adobe Premiere Clip for Android.
We’ve been using Fitbits since 2009 – amazingly, they’ve been around almost as long as iPhones. Their world has changed a lot since those days. Fitbit is no longer just a way to get you off your backside by obsessing over your step count (although they’re pretty good for that too). It’s a whole lifestyle platform that can get you to retrain your brain to think, and be, more healthy in ...[Read More]