A reliable laptop with the ability to become a tablet is high on the list of most buyers these days. Acer has a well-priced solution in their new Spin 5. The Acer Spin 5 is a well-built 13" convertible laptop with all the latest in technology for those who want the best of both worlds. The most recent Acer Spin 5 is a robust design with a full-size keyboard and long battery life.
The smartphone high-end has been dominated by Apple and Samsung for a few years with many pretenders and no real contenders. Well Huawei is aiming right at that duo with their new P20 Pro. Huawei has just released the P20 series, jumping from last year’s P10 series to P20 as they feel the improvements made are huge. Steven Ambrose tests the P20 Pro and reports back.
Local can be better and CliffCentral South Africa’s first online Radio station has launched a set of Bluetooth wireless earbuds. In conjunction with a local distributor, CliffCentral thought a great affordable headset would be the perfect complement to their app, which is the primary way to listen to their podcasts and live casts.
Sony has gone big, and on a budget, with the new Xperia Xa2 Ultra. It is big, and I mean a big device. Sony has crafted a very high end looking and feeling smartphone with a massive six-inch screen and extended battery. The Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra may not fit in your pocket, but its price will not leave your pocket empty. Steven Ambrose plays on with the Xperia XA2 Ultra.
Acer has announced the latest addition to its Nitro 5 gaming series aimed at casual gamers. Powered by up to the most recent 8th Generation Intel Core i7 and Intel Core i7+ processors, the newest 15-inch Nitro 5 offers improved speed and threading efficiency to thrill users as they battle with friends online.
Headphones come in all shapes sizes and forms. Travelling can be infinitely more enjoyable if the noise and chatty neighbours can be tuned out. Sound cancelling headphones are a dime a dozen, so when a well-priced well-made and ultimately good sounding set comes along, that is a real win.
The Internet offers massive potential for knowledge-sharing, education, entertainment and human interaction. However, the Internet also has a potential for danger, including ransomware and malware as well as other risky activity such as piracy, illegal gambling and pornography.
Sony gets serious with their new Xperia XZ2 Smartphones at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The release of the new Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 compact shows real effort in reclaiming their share of the high-end mobile space. New technology, new looks, and some intersecting new features make the two devices a significant return to form for Sony.
Samsung have released the latest in their line of Galaxy Devices the new S9 and S9+. Building on the massive success of the Galaxy S8 series the new S9 series focuses on the camera and the software experience. Steven Ambrose was at the launch in Barcelona and shares his first impressions.
Light, fast, and slick, sum up the new Asus ZenBook 3 deluxe. Building on the ZenBook heritage the latest in the range of ZenBooks offers eye-catching looks and some of the best technology available today in Ultralite slim notebooks. Steven Ambrose gets his Zen on with this latest Asus ultrabook.