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TomTom launches Runner Cardio GPS sport watch

Published by on Aug 18th, 2014, No Comments

image001TomTom has launched the Runner Cardio GPS sport watch with cutting-edge heart rate technology. The Runner Cardio has a built-in Heart Rate Monitor, eliminating the need for a separate chest strap.

The TomTom Runner Cardio is available at selected retailers with a RRP of R3799.00. There is also a Multi-Sport Cardio sport watch available at selected retailers with a RRP of R4599.00. The Multi-Sport Cardio Bundle which includes Altimeter, Cadence and HRM is available with a RRP of R5599.00

There are some other interesting features as well, including: (more…)

Samsung SA helps the Sokhulumi Community

Published by on Aug 18th, 2014, 2 Comments


Samsung Electronics South Africa recently supported Mahlenga Secondary School in Sokhulumi with a Samsung Solar Powered Internet School (SPIS). Sokhulumi is a small developing town in the North West and Samsung made this significant donation to the school in hope of creating accessibility that will allow it to benefit academically for years to come.

The handover that took place on the 08th August 2014 saw Samsung, joined by the Local Traditional Council led by Ikosi MP, hand over the (SPIS) to Mahlenga Secondary School. This initiative serves to empower learners through a more interactive augmented educational experience. (more…)

LG G3 now available nationwide in SA

Published by on Aug 18th, 2014, 4 Comments


If you haven’t used an LG in recent years, the LG G3 may get some getting used to. But if you are in the market for a new Android device, you’ll be doing yourself a disservice if you don’t go to a store and handle this device.

We think this is a great device, and now anyone in SA can get their hands on it. Read more about the G3 here.


Call of Duty: The Documentary (video)

Published by on Aug 18th, 2014, No Comments


An homage for fans of the Call of Duty series is heading our way. The documentary looks to take fans behind the scenes of “one of the most successful video games ever produced”.

Legal battles, eSports mega game and a foundation helping war veterans is only a small part of the documentary that will be released soon.

Called CODumentary, it “has been made for COD (they used the large O, not me) and gaming fans everywhere in the world. I just felt it was important to make a film about such a great game and how it’s just got bigger and stronger. There is also a strong moral side to the narrative and we portray the whole picture from the early days right up to 2014 “, says Jonathan Beales, producer of CODumentary. (more…)

You can now buy Google Glass in SA – for a ridiculous price

Published by on Aug 15th, 2014, 4 Comments

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Tech junkies, rejoice! Google Glass has arrived on South African shores for the first time; however, we’re pretty sure that not many people will jump to get their hands on the device – considering the ridiculous price.

Online retailer, takealot.com, is offering a limited amount of Google Glass devices. The company made the announcement on their website yesterday, but really there was only one thing that caught our eye…

Takealot is selling Google Glass for an astonishing R26 999 – for one.

Now if you can get over the initial shock, you might be glad to hear that they are selling two different styles of the device, although that doesn’t affect the price.

Takealot if offering limited units of Google Glass Black in either split style frames or edge style frames.  (more…)

Can sweat power your smart device?

Published by on Aug 15th, 2014, No Comments

sweatTwo days ago we reported on the new Athos range of gym clothes that is able to monitor your muscle activity whilst you are working out. In our stats crazed world of today I am sure this line of active clothing will be a hit in the fitness centric market. But what if you could use your workout time to achieve more? What if you could use your workout not just to be healthy, fit and look good but also charge your smartphone? More particularly charging it using your perspiration…


New Android Wear commercial shows off features (video)

Published by on Aug 15th, 2014, 1 Comment


A new Android Wear ad has hit the internet. As you might expect, the Moto 360, LG G Watch, and Samsung Gear Live all figure prominently in the ad. If you want to check out the other 15-second clips, they’re all available at Google Mobile YouTube channel link below.

Are you in the market for a smartwatch? Could you use any of the features shown in the ad below? (more…)

Can these alleged Galaxy Note 4 specs be true?

Published by on Aug 15th, 2014, 2 Comments


What are you expecting from the Galaxy Note 4? We always expect the new Note model to have the best specifications possible, but did you expect 4GB of RAM? (more…)