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Samsung Galaxy Gio review: budget brawn

The Samsung Galaxy Gio (or GT-S5660) is a budget smartphone that’s compact and less feature-rich than a high-end device, but because it runs Google’s popular Android operating system it sacrifices little on the functionality front despite a diminutive price. The Gio

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The hard drive’s days may be numbered

Solid-state drives (SSDs) using flash memory technology will largely have replaced magnetic hard drives within the next four years as prices of the components tumble. That’s the view of Chad Sakac, vice-president for the VMWare Technology Alliance

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Demand for Nokia slumps among early adopters

BlackBerry’s popularity in SA is showing signs of waning, while consumer predilection towards Apple and HTC is skyrocketing. This is according to new research by BMI-TechKnowledge, which surveyed early adopters of smartphones. Nokia

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Growing outrage over new monitor tax

A new tax on imported monitors has the computer industry increasingly incensed and they want action from authorities to remedy the situation, which they say is harming the technology sector. In April, a 7% ad valorem tax, which

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Galaxy Tab 10.1 goes on sale in SA

Samsung on Thursday officially launched its second-generation Galaxy handset, the S2, and its long-awaited and highly anticipated 10.1-inch Android tablet, the Galaxy Tab 10.1, in SA. The products are seen by many as the most direct challengers

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SA bandwidth holds back Samsung video on demand

Samsung Electronics is offering free 3D video content on demand over the Internet to supported television sets, including to SA consumers. However, the country’s bandwidth constraints are holding back uptake of the service, the company says. The Korean

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Samsung Q10 HD camcorder: compact competence

Korean electronics giant Samsung has released a compact camcorder targeted at those who want an affordable, easy-to-use, pocket-sized, ambidextrous-friendly, high-definition video camera. The Q10 isn’t only a capable little camera, but it’s so user

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Samsung 900X review: beauty and brains

With the 900X 3A, Korea’s Samsung has made one of the best ultraportable Windows laptops we’ve seen. Though it costs slightly more than a similarly sized MacBook Air, in a number of ways it’s better equipped than the Apple machine

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Liebenberg to lead Samsung Electronics in SA

Former regional director for BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) has been appointed as the new MD of Samsung Electronics in SA, the Korean company said on Monday. TechCentral revealed last month that Liebenberg

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