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SA's Lumkani fire detector gets to global Venture finals

05 Jun 2015 by
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SA's Lumkani fire detector gets to global Venture finals

16 start-ups from across the globe with a mission to create positive change have been announced as finalists of The Venture. The forward-thinking businesses, including Lumkani from South Africa, are competing to win a share of $1 million in funding from Chivas Regal.

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Get your hands off your computer!

04 Jun 2015 by
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Get your hands off your computer!

At Lenovo Tech World in China last week, Intel finally took all the wraps off its non-touch-and-gesture interface. LIRON SEGEV was there.

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RS IdeaWerk 3D printer

01 Jun 2015 by
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RS IdeaWerk 3D printer

RS Components has released the RS IdeaWerk 3D printer, which is claimed to cost 30 per cent less than other 3D printers in its class.

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Border breakthrough for solar car

01 Jun 2015 by
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Border breakthrough for solar car

On 18 June, The 2015 African Solar Drive kicks off, which will see the Ilanga II solar powered car cross the border into Namibia and Botswana.

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My Passport gets new ticket

29 May 2015 by
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My Passport gets new ticket

Western Digital has announced a new line of My Passport portable hard drives that offer Mac and PC users storage capacities up to 3TB and include software for easy back-ups and personalisation.

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Linksys dual-band routers in SA

28 May 2015 by
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Linksys dual-band routers in SA

Linksys has announced two dual-band routers designed to give users faster and more reliable WiFi connectivity, especially when streaming high-definition video or playing games.

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Dell rolls out classroom tools

27 May 2015 by
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Dell rolls out classroom tools

Dell has recently announced a range of new additions to its portfolio of education solutions, including the Dell Chromebook 11; Venue 10 and Venue 10 Pro 5000 Series tablets; Latitude 11 Education Series and the Dell Interactive Projector S510.

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Virtual reality gets real in SA

18 May 2015 by
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Virtual reality gets real in SA

With Microsoft’s Hololens, Google’s investment in Magic Leap and Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus VR, signs are pointing to virtual reality as the next big thing. Locally, Hero Film has showcased virtual reality videos at the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon Expo.

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Samsung clicks with new Smart camera

08 May 2015 by
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Samsung clicks with new Smart camera

Samsung has released the DV180F Smart Camera, the latest addition to its Smart Camera range. It features front LCD capabilities, a 16.2MP lens and weighs just 113g for ultra portability.

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Linksys marks 100m milestone

08 May 2015 by
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Linksys marks 100m milestone

Linksys recently announced that it has sold 100-million wired and wireless routers globally since it first brought out its consumer device in 1999.

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