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PlayStation’s “Powers” series trailer lands (video)

Published by on Oct 13th, 2014, 1 Comment


Sony has decided to branch it’s PlayStation brand beyond gaming, and will be releasing an original series called “Powers,” which will be launched on the PlayStation Network. The first trailer for the original series is now available, and it’s pretty clear that the production maintains a dark, twisted world of superhero crime. The series stars South Africa’s own Sharlto Copley, playing detective Christian Walker.

We are expecting the series in December and will be free to all PlayStation Plus subscribers. You can see the trailer below: (more…)

Apple redesigns iTunes Store

Published by on Oct 13th, 2014, No Comments

itunes-12-aboutIt seems as though Apple wants to turn over a new leaf in 2014. We have already seen them break out of the “small” smartphone mould with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Apple is also set to launch the all new iPad Air2 this week and they have already debuted the new Mac OS X Yosemite. Since the release of iOS 7 we have seen design overhauls across the iphone, iPad and Mac devices, but iTunes Store remained relatively unaffected until now. (more…)

Play Store gets Material Design update

Published by on Oct 13th, 2014, No Comments


Google is calling the design language that we will be seeing with the advent of Android L, Material Design. They have already started updating some of their stock apps to carry this same design even before Android L is released (which is likely to be this month). (more…)

Uber launches uberCHOPPER in Cape Town

Published by on Oct 10th, 2014, 3 Comments


o celebrate Uber’s one year anniversary in Cape Town and the official start of the festive season, we are taking to the sky with uberCHOPPER, powered by Cape Town Helicopters. It is available from today, 10 October.

Uber is bringing you a chance to request a helicopter ride on-demand using the same seamless technology you have learned to love the last year in Cape Town. (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…)

HTC Desire Eye: Sexy selfie phone

Published by on Oct 10th, 2014, 2 Comments


At their Double Exposure event, HTC unveiled two products: the HTC Re and the HTC Desire Eye. The Desire Eye is a unique smartphone, packing a full resolution 13MP camera on the back as well as the front. HTC has also added some clever software tricks to take advantage of this front-facer with LED flash included as well.

While we thought this device was going to be a mid-range smartphone, it is in fact almost a fully-fledged flagship device. Check out the specs below: (more…)

The Galaxy Note 4 drop test (video)

Published by on Oct 10th, 2014, No Comments


Samsung wants to make sure people think their new phablet can handle some abuse. In order to do that, they are abusing it themselves.

If you don’t use a cover on your phones, as we prefer, you may want to watch this. Especially if you intend to get a Samsung phone anytime soon. Check it out in the video below: (more…)

The HTC Re cross-platform camera

Published by on Oct 10th, 2014, No Comments


Along with the HTC Desire Eye, the Taiwanese company unveiled the HTC Re at their Double Exposure event. This cross-platform camera is not the GoPro competitor we were expecting, but is in fact an extension of your smartphone. It is intended to make capturing the moment much easier; no more pulling out the smartphone and having to open the camera app. (more…)