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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Launch: Cape Town

Published by on Oct 20th, 2014, No Comments

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The evening of Thursday, October 16th saw Samsung Electronics launch a flurry of new products in Cape Town, South Africa under the banner of the official Galaxy Note 4 World Tour. Hosted in the Execujet Hangar at the Cape Town International Airport, the launch featured local celebrity hosting via Top Billing presenter Michael Moll.

Launched in South Africa at the event, The Galaxy Note 4 arrives with a revised, modernised look, sporting a metal frame with the same plastic leather back the Galaxy range has become (in)famous for. Instead of the stitched look though, it has been revamped and modernised. With a display reaching 5.7 inches, the Note sits firmly in phablet territory – positioned in what Samsung terms the “fastest growing segment in the smartphone environment.” (more…)

Apple introduces their new iPad range and other goodies

Published by on Oct 17th, 2014, No Comments

Apple EventYesterday Apple introduced their new line of tablet products alongside the all new iMac Retina and OS X Yosemite. Just in time for the holidays Apple has introduced the iPad Air 2, the iPad Mini 3, and a gorgeous new iMac with a Retina display. From a software perspective, OS X Yosemite arrived in the US yesterday as a free update, and iOS 8.1, which will enable Apple Pay on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, is coming Monday (US release). (more…)

LG G3 Beat – SA Launch Event (With some surprises!)

Published by on Oct 10th, 2014, 6 Comments

LG-G3-Beat-GPSWhen it comes to market timing and providing affordable and desirable smartphones, LG doesn’t seem to miss a beat (no pun intended). We were invited to attend LG South Africa’s Johannesburg launch of their latest addition to the LG G series, the LG G3 Beat and true to the experience we have had with LG over the last couple of years the evening turned out to be a blast. LG Electronics SA and their PR partner Ogilvy surprised a select few of SA’s tech press by hosting a small, very interactive and endlessly enjoyable evening at the African Pride Hotel in Melrose Arch. The dinner event might have been a small occasion, but the products and plans revealed for SA couldn’t be any bigger! (more…)

Apple’s 16 Oct event will show off something new

Published by on Oct 9th, 2014, No Comments

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Invites to an October 16th event at the company’s Cupertino headquarters have just started making the rounds. If all the rumours floating around are true (which they usually are these days), we’ll be getting a new iPad Air, new Mac computers and a brand spanking new iPad form factor. (more…)

Apple to unveil new iPads October 16th

Published by on Oct 6th, 2014, No Comments

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Until now we have only received vague dates for the new iPad launches, with many pointing to mid-October. Now, finally, we have some concrete evidence that we the new iPads will be launching on October 16th.

Both the new iPad Air and iPad Mini is expected on this date, but we may also be seeing something new from Apple. A wild card for the event would be the 12.9-inch iPad Pro which has long been rumoured for early 2015 but as we know from the Apple Watch, Tim Cook isn’t shy about announcing new categories early. (more…)

Tesla to unveil a new car and something more…

Published by on Oct 2nd, 2014, 2 Comments

tesla2South African born and raised Elon Musk is one of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs. And he made his fortune creating cool stuff. From his own space transport company SpaceX to a futuristic electric car company Tesla producing cars everyone wants to own. The Paris motor show is taking place this month and we have already seen big automotive names such as Volkswagen and Lamborghini introduce stunning new models. But Elon and Tesla also have something up their sleeve… (more…)

Microsoft to announce new Windows name this week

Published by on Sep 29th, 2014, No Comments

Windows_9So the invite only Microsoft event will take place in San Francisco this week. There have been a lot of rumors doing the rounds of what exactly the new Windows OS, currently code named “Threshold”, will offer with regards to features, look and feel and functionality. The actual name of the new OS still remains a mystery, whilst many refer to it as Windows 9. We now know, according to a report by Reuters, that Microsoft will unveil the new windows name tomorrow… (more…)

Report: Apple to hold iPad & OS X event in October

Published by on Sep 18th, 2014, No Comments

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It’s been just over a week since Apple announced the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus along with the beautiful Apple Watch and sophisticated Apple Pay system, and already reports are citing a noter Apple event come October.

Reports are stating that Apple will be holding a mid-October event to unveil their new iPads and officially launch their new OS X Yosemite. There are also talks of new Mac hardware that will be announced at the rumoured event.

No official date has been confirmed, with Bloomberg only reporting a ‘mid-October’ date. However, some sources have reported that the event is scheduled for Tuesday, October 21.

This date would make sense considering the fact that last year, Apple held their iPad and OS X event on October 22nd, when they launched the iPad Air and the Retina iPad Mini as well as OS X Mavericks.  (more…)

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