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No more lag: South Africa will get local PUBG Mobile servers

Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile (PUBG Mobile) players in Africa will now get a dedicated server for the game locally.

Qualcomm to make ‘gaming’ smartphones more accessible with the Snapdragon 730G

If you've been paying attention, you'll notice that mobile gaming is ramping up. And not just the Candy Crush sort of game, either. Full-fledged console games, custom stores, and battle royale are all more prominent than ever. But to actually play high-end titles, you need a high-end phone. Because high-end processors. Qualcomm's looking to change that,  a little, with the Snapdragon 730G.

Blizzard announces Diablo Immortal, the series’ first foray into the world of mobile RPGs

If you’re a Blizzard fan then you know that this past weekend was the company’s annual Blizzcon event, where any new announcements for the upcoming year (and beyond) are made — among other happenings. If you’re not that big of a fan, well… now you know. Whichever you are, one of the things announced at this year’s Blizzcon was Diablo Immortal, an unusual and ver...[Read More]

Fortnite Season 6 – What’s happening on the island this time around

Colourfully animated battle royale sensation Fortnite has ended its fifth season — which means the game is due for a whole range of new updates. Horrifying new updates to be exact. What can we expect from the (now-live) Season 6? Obviously a Halloween-themed season that’s packed with invisibility, new skins, new locations and pets. Because October is literally around the corner and 31 Octobe...[Read More]

Apps to download this month: September 2018 edition

Every month the Stuff team sifts through all the apps… okay not all of them. But we vigorously try out new apps in a bid to find the best of the best for you, our readers. Scalak R28 / Android l R30 / iOS At first you drag a square piece to a square hole… but before long Scalak is like an exploded Rubik’s Cube, as you drag, rotate and match while steam shoots from your ears. Kotor R120 / Android l...[Read More]

Cell C launches a converged ‘entertainment package’ called MediaPlay

In other parts of the world, you can get all of your communication necessities along with your entertainment indulgences from one company. Which means one bill, and one call centre to contend with when things go wrong. The appeal is obvious. Now mobile operator Cell C has launched a converged service of its own called MediaPlay. It’s something South Africa could certainly use… but will...[Read More]

This is what Apple’s new iPhones will look like

Apple’s about to step up their game, just in time to try and counter Huawei’s sudden rise in the ranks. In September the golden fruit company will announce three new devices, based on the iPhone X, that will enter the market at a range on price points, with a variety of sizes on offer as well as a few new colours. One of these handsets is set to be a budget device, according to a recent report fro...[Read More]

How to get Fortnite on Android soon(ish)

If you’re not one of the lucky Samsung-device owners who has access to Fortnite right about now, there’s a way to get on the waiting list to receive an invite and actually play the game on Android. Fortnite’s journey to Android has been a complicated one. Epic Games has been promising to bring it to the OS for months, with iPhonies already having access for what feels like ages. That is, until the...[Read More]

EA brings back Command and Conquer – to mobile – and people are not happy

Electronic Arts managed to do what fans have been asking for for some time AND managed to annoy the lot of them at the same time at their pre-E3 presentation. EA announced the return of the Command and Conquer franchise with Command and Conquer Rivals — and then they revealed that the previously-PC series was moving to mobile. Unit Lost The reveal trailer harks back to the days when Command ...[Read More]

Fortnite (probably) coming to Switch

Epic Games is trying to be truly inclusive, by giving all gamers the ability to play their battle royale game mode, no matter the platform. It seems as though Fortnite will be parachuting on to Nintendo Switch, a move that will most likely be confirmed at E3 next week. How do we know? Fortnite was spotted on an apparent E3 list which was leaked to 4chan’s /v/ board on Friday. The list was in...[Read More]

There goes all productivity: Mario Kart is coming to smartphones

Nintendo really is going after this whole mobile gaming thing hard, having brought Mario, Animal Crossing, and Fire Emblem to the mobile stage already. Up next is the mighty Mario Kart — ruiner of friendships, breaker of controllers, shatterer of… smartphones? Mario Kart Tour is the name of the game and… that’s about it for what we know. Aside from a few other little items,...[Read More]

Facebook’s Find WiFi feature will help you locate free WiFi, available now

Facebook wouldn’t be Facebook without more than 2 billion monthly users logging in and checking photos, posting statuses, and offering up easily harvested data a running commentary of what they’re up to for advertisers friends and family to keep tabs on. So it kinda makes sense that the company would roll out a mobile app feature that will tell users where to find the nearest free inte...[Read More]

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