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Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A2 – Tech Review

A few weeks ago, we spent some time reviewing the Bang & Olufsen Beolit 15, a remarkably well-equipped portable, Bluetooth speaker, with enough bass to rattle the windows in your home. Today it’s the turn of the much smaller, more portable, BeoPlay A2. The BeoPlay 

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BlackBerry PRIV – Tech Review

Since the decline of the legacy BlackBerry smartphones, the company has gone through a number of different concepts since the release of the Z10 and BB10. It’s not so much that each of the devices have been horrible, but didn’t quite meet consumer expectation of 

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Alcatel One Touch Pop Star – Tech Review

A few weeks back Alcatel launched two mid-range smartphones into the South African market. We already featured the first, the Go Play, and now it’s the turn of the more affordable younger brother, the Pop Star. While the Go Play faces tough competition at its 

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Acer Predator G6 – Tech Review

Over the years there have been many, many attempts to deliver worthwhile pre-built (desktop) gaming rigs, not solely on performance alone, but also price, optimisation, upgradability, looks, and a host of other seemingly trivial aspects that all make could compromise a sale. Looking back, there 

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Alcatel Go Play – Tech Review

If you’re in the market for a new mid-range smartphone, then the news of another addition to the segment between R3,000 and R5,000 may, or may not, be good for. Last year Alcatel released a number of smartphones in the lower tier range and sold 

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Samsung’s Batman Galaxy S7 Edge: Confirmed for South Africa

After last week’s reveal of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Injustice Edition, there was some speculation as to whether it would reach South African shores. Thankfully, Samsung has revealed its plans to start shipping the unit, which actually be available to purchase later this month. 

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LG Announces X-Men Themed X Series

LG has announced its plans to launch 4 additional X Series smartphones in July. The OEM announced the X Cam and X Screen devices from the X Series range at MWC 2016, shortly followed by the official launch of those devices. The 4 new smartphones 

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Huawei Launches P9 in South Africa

Thursday, 2nd June 2016, saw the official launch of Huawei’s new flagship, the P9, in South Africa. Alongside, another two smartphones were also launched, the Plus as well as the Lite variants. At an event at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, media, mobile operators, retail 

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Bang & Olufsen Beolit 15 – Tech Review

The market for portable Bluetooth speakers is ever growing, and will continue to do so as more and more people search for quality sound on the go. With the high amount of devices added to the list on a regular basis, it’s hard to stay 

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AMD Announces Most Affordable VR-Ready GPU: RX 480

Earlier today, AMD announced what many knew by its codename, Project Polaris. Now official, the companies new graphics card, the AMD RX 480, will be the most affordable VR-capable graphics card on the market, with starting prices of $199. Many assumed that today’s announcement would 

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Huawei Band: Tech Review

There has been no shortage of fitness devices and wearables flooding the market of late, and it’s become more and more difficult to find something that works for you. In addition to finding the device that meets all your requirements, cost also plays a large 

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Project Ara: The Future Smartphone

Nearly 3 years back, FoS featured an article on Project Ara, the modular device, which was part of Motorola’s vision of the future smartphone. Even before Google acquired Motorola Mobility (which is sold off to Lenovo soon a few months later), they already had an