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Amazon unveils the Echo Show

Amazon unveils the Echo Show

Amazon’s voice-activated Echo speakers already tell you things. Now, they can show you stuff, too. On Tuesday, the company unveiled the Echo Show, which features a seven-inch touch screen that can pull

LG G6 review: an air of sophistication

LG G6 review: an air of sophistication

LG Electronics made a mistake with the 2016 iteration of its flagship Android smartphone. The modular design it used with the LG G5 was a commercial dud. The Korean company has, however, learnt from its

Nintendo Switch review: Wii again?

Nintendo Switch review: Wii again?

With the recent launch of Nintendo’s latest, next-generation gaming console the Japanese company has made some pretty bold moves. When directly compared to the most recent PlayStation and Xbox models, the Switch doesn’t excel in terms

Huawei Mate 9 review: XL powerhouse

Huawei Mate 9 review: XL powerhouse

The Huawei Mate 9 isn’t what you’d call an eye-catcher. The device looks quite inconspicuous, features a discrete exterior and lacks that certain wow factor. On the flipside of the coin: it does have

Sony Xperia XZ review: more of the same

Sony Xperia XZ review: more of the same

The new 5,2-inch Sony Xperia XZ (R12 999) is the high-end successor to last year’s 5,2-inch Z5, while the 4,6-inch Xperia X Compact (R10 999) is the 2016 update to the similarly sized Z5 Compact. In contrast to the entry-level Xperia XA

Moto Z review: brilliant execution, Lenovo

Moto Z review: brilliant execution, Lenovo

In a world where smartphones have become so similar – large, flat slabs of glass – Lenovo’s new flagship Moto Z smartphone is a standout. Its modular design not only immediately differentiates

Vodacom Smart Kicka 2 review: sweet deal

Vodacom Smart Kicka 2 review: sweet deal

Modern-day flagship smartphones from brands such as Apple, Sony and Samsung are simply too expensive for most South Africans. Or some people just don’t want to break the bank on a telephone. For those, Vodacom’s 2014 Smart

Sony Xperia XA review: mixed bag

Sony Xperia XA review: mixed bag

The 2016 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona proved to be the ideal stage for smartphone makers to introduce a slew of new products. Sony was among them, presenting its new Xperia X range of next-generation smartphones, with

Samsung Gear 360 review: double vision

Samsung Gear 360 review: double vision

The digital camera industry has been at a relative standstill when compared to most sub-domains within the tech industry. Both dedicated cameras, as well as those embedded in mobile devices, have been steadily upgraded with more

Garmin Forerunner 630 review: run wild

Garmin Forerunner 630 review: run wild

Annual product refreshes of smartphones such as Apple’s iPhone or Samsung’s Galaxy S series have become so mildly iterative that it’s hard to get excited about the release of a new model. It’s not like the early days of the smartphone industry

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