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Pricing for the new iPad mini and Air is out now, too

The iStore has announced pricing and pre-orders for the latest iPad Air and iPad mini tablets.

You must have it? Here’s where to pre-order the latest star in Samsung’s Galaxy

Samsung’s latest and greatest smartphone is here at last. Well, it’s nearly here – 8 March, the Galaxy S10’s launch date, is right around the corner and you don’t want to be caught out without one. That’s why just about everyone has Samsung’s newest device family available for pre-order. If you want one on Day One, you’re going to have to reserve it.

Online shopping algorithms are colluding to keep prices high

Have you ever searched for a product online in the morning and gone back to look at it again in the evening only to find the price has changed? In which case you may have been subject to the retailer’s pricing algorithm. Traditionally when deciding the price of a product, marketers consider its value to the buyer and how much similar products cost, and establish if potential buyers are sensitive t...[Read More]

Apple looking at altering how iPhone prices are set internationally

Every year we get a new iPhone. Well, every year Apple releases a new iPhone. You can get it, if you want or if budget allows. But every year we also get a price increase for said iPhone, a phenomenon that prompted Apple to start releasing explicitly cheaper editions of their mobile phone. But, if Apple’s Tim Cook is to be believed, we could experience something strange soon. The price of an...[Read More]

Very risky business: the pros and cons of insurance companies using artificial intelligence

It’s a new day not very far in the future. You wake up; your wristwatch has recorded how long you’ve slept, and monitored your heartbeat and breathing. You drive to work; car sensors track your speed and braking. You pick up some breakfast on your way, paying electronically; the transaction and the calorie content of your meal are recorded. Then you have a car accident. You phone your insurance co...[Read More]

You want to get your hands on Fender’s sonically-shifting Acoustasonic Telecaster

We’ve seen guitar-maker Fender eneavour into the tech space in the past but their new Acoustasonic Telecaster has bypassed the likes of a Strat that can plug into tablets by miles. Fender’s new guitar hardware is an acoustic-electric guitar with a difference — the power of mimicry. You see, the Acoustasonic Telecaster is more than just an unwieldy name and an unconventional frame...[Read More]

Netflix pricing won’t change in South Africa for now

So, Netflix US is getting more expensive, you say? Well, Netflix users in South Africa won’t see a price hike just yet. A new report by The Guardian mentions that Netflix US is raising monthly subscription prices with between 13% and 18%. The increase comes after Netflix has invested a lot of money they don’t technically have in new content to keep newcomers on the streaming scene at bay. The anno...[Read More]

We may see Samsung’s folding ‘Galaxy F’ smartphone in March – but it’ll cost us

It took a few years for rumours of a folding Samsung phone to come to a sort of fruition but even now we’re mostly in the dark about what it will entail besides an unusual screen. Rumour is our chief method of seeing what’s going on right now and there are some fresh ones coming out of South Korea. First, a name: The Galaxy F. That’s the apparent title for Samsung’s folding...[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]

Is this the Apple MacBook Air pricing for South Africa? If so, you can pre-order it now

Usually when local pricing for a new Apple product is announced it turns up in Stuff‘s inbox without notice or warning. It’s not often found on the local iStore website for all to see, without fanfare. But that’s just what has happened with the local pricing for Apple’s new Macbook Air — it’s just kinda turned up. The new MacBook Air is now available on the iSto...[Read More]

Apple better worry – Huawei’s Mate 20 Pro costs R19,000, pre-orders open tomorrow

Apple unveiled more smartphones than usual for 2018 but the price… oh, the price is the thing. And they might be in trouble, as Huawei unveiled their camera-rrific Mate 20 Pro at an event in Johannesburg this evening and the Chinese company’s new flagship comes in at just R19,000 if you’re grabbing it pre-paid. The XS, if you remember, starts at R22,000. And Huawei have decided t...[Read More]

Facebook launches Portal, because you’ll be fine with a Facebook-powered camera in your home

Facebook, in its quest to become the one part of the internet you cannot do without, has introduced something new. Something different. Something… physical? Something called Portal, which is the name it’s given to a couple of internet-connected cameras designed with video calling in mind. There are two devices in Facebook’s new announcement — the Portal and the Portal+. One...[Read More]

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