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News Dashboard
Polestar is putting its fully electric Porsche Taycan rival into production. The Precept was unveiled as a concept earlier this year, but now we hear carbon-neutral production is due to start within a few years. It’s a four-door GT with headlights in
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Thumpin’ Stack Flash
from R8 000 / ultimateears.com At 14in high and 5.9kg the imposing Hyperboom is probably best left at home, but a pull-out rubber handle makes it easy to lug between rooms. Mesh-wrapped and all black, it looks like it means business… but is only capa
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NanoCell’s Final Form?
from R14 700 / lg.com/za If you’ve been keeping up with TV tech, we’ve moved on from good old backlit LED panels. Samsung calls it QLED while LG’s going with something fancier: NanoCell. There is a coating of nanocrystals between the screen and backl
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Now This Do …
The S Pen doubles as a remote shutter for photographers. Long-press its button and your Note’s camera fires up; now press the button once to take a picture – perfect for a group shot with you in it. Double-tap the S Pen button and the Note swaps to t
Stuff Magazine South Africa2 min lettiComputers
Smartwatches, Fitness Trackers
from R9 000 / istore.co.za The Apple Watch Series 6 is the next step forward for all you fashionable fitness junkies. It improves on the Series 5 in every way, enhancing what was already the best smartwatch on the market. With a capacity of 32GB, a
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Movie Buff
Everybody knows the best thing about Christmas is overeating in front of the TV, so you might as well make sure the screen is as big as your stash of snacks. LG’s battery-powered CineBeam PH30N can project a 720p image of up to 100in onto any availab
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Don't Miss This
Even if you’ve never seen the man himself, you definitely know Sir David’s voice. The narrator of many a nature documentary and hugely passionate about the preservation of Earth, Sir David’s back with a look back at his own life, alongside the unnatu
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It’s Not A Smart Speaker, Just A Loud One… Which Is Fine With Us
If you’re after the loudest portable(ish) wireless speaker out there, the Hyperboom is it – and this isn’t volume for the sake of volume. Couple its impressive performance with the brilliantly implemented music-sharing features, and it really does ha
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Show-off On The Low Range
There’s more going for this sub-R15k TV than we expected out of the box. You get brilliant colour reproduction, some eye-catching sharpness and LG’s great OS to top it all off. There are enough HDMIs to connect just about any peripheral you need, and
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Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla
Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla is one of the best entries from Ubisoft in ages. It’s got the landscape detail from Unity, only spread out over the whole of England. Stories are considered (and occasionally whacky), quests are detailed and varied and your
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Budget Buys
R1 150 / evetech.co.za It’s rare that one encounters a microphone this small that works so well. The new Razer Seiren is the microphone for anyone who spends plenty of hours talking at the computer and doesn’t want a clunky mic hanging over their
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Photo Fiend
The ultimate action Hero, GoPro’s 2020 flagship camera captures 5K video with industry-leading Hypersmooth video stabilisation skills in a package the size of a cigarette packet. Competition exists from Insta360 and DJI, but with its ability to shoot
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Stream
This timely reworking of HG Wells’ classic sci-fi tale stars Elisabeth Moss as a woman who believes she’s being stalked by her ex… who has found a way to make himself invisible. With friends dismissing her experiences as delusions, she must face her
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Fuel’s Gold
R5.7 million / cars.mclaren.com We’re on the track and it’s bucketing down. Poor visibility, standing water, low tyre temperatures and unpredictable grip would be disconcerting behind the wheel of a Renault Twingo, yet we’re sliding under the dihed
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Double, Not Much Trouble
● The Wing can act like a regular phone, but it’s all about that party trick. Hold it in your right hand, push the bottom right half to the left and the display slides up to land with a satisfying thunk in that distinctive T-shape. Actually using the
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Flytes Of Fancy
There is tons to do in Ubisoft’s rendition of England and Norway, and we don’t just mean axing things to death. In towns you’ll play Orlog, a seemingly complicated dice-and-tokens game that’s easy to pick up. Or you’ll enter drinking competitions tha
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DRONES, ACTION CAMS & COMPACTS
R8 900 / istore.co.za The Mavic Mini definitely won’t be for everyone. If you want maximum control over your footage, have no qualms about registering your drone, need 4K capture at 60fps, are OK with spending the best part of R20k and consider ob
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Tech Tyke
The perfect tool for the next generation of superstar influencers – and one that doesn’t mean having to hand over your phone – this 720p video kit comes with a microSD card slot (up to 32GB), mini tripod, wrist strap, super-simple editing options and
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Wild wild Quest
It’s fair to say we quite liked the original Oculus Quest. We were so impressed, in fact, that after much debate and only a brief bout of Greco-Roman wrestling we named it Stuff’s 2019 gadget of the year. The all-in-one VR headset blew us away with
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Hero In A Hard Sell
R10 500 / outdoorphoto.co.za The running theme for GoPro in 2020 is ‘more’; specifically, more resolution, more battery, more features, more screens and more money. The Hero9 Black packs an all-new 23.6MP sensor, up from 12MP, and offers 5K video cap
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Shapeshifting Wizards
What’s the story? Alright, the LG Wing is weird, but that doesn’t stop you admiring LG’s cojones in trying to make a T-shaped phone with two screens actually work. The Wing is the first handset in LG’s new Explorer Project, and it looks likely to be
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Watch Dogs: Legion
When Watch Dogs: Legion was announced, the thing everyone kept talking about was that you could play as anyone. All those people walking around London? Yeah, any NPC could be your player character, in a feat of procedural generation innovation. While
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VR HEADSETS & VR GAMES
from R12 500 / takealot.com The Oculus Quest has finally been dethroned by it’s bigger and better sibling, the Quest 2. It’s still the most efficient way to experience VR with the lack of cables and physically tethering to a PC making for an experien
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Dmc Delorean
Ooooh, 88mph! Flux capacitor! 1.21 gigawatts of power! What an amazing car! I want one! Chill out. Yes, we get that the DeLorean is an iconic movie car — and set to get another injection of popularity-fuel from the Back to the Future 35th anniversar
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Welcome
The world looks like a completely different place right now. The American elections have concluded, Apple has conducted its trio of events, South Africa… hasn’t changed all that much. Lockdown is, technically, ongoing with no end in sight. But there
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Embarking On Your Quest
With a Quest 2 on your head you can be in your own Star Wars movie, but just setting it up is as satisfying as pretty much anything else it can do… even if you do have to log in to Facebook first. Urgh. If you get a bit close to breaching your Guard
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Come 9 With Me
GoPro has switched out its packaging from hard plastic to a fabric zip pouch, perfect for carrying your cam for years to come. The packaging will also fit accessories and mounts for eco-friendly convenience. The Hero9 Black has a seriously wide-angl
Stuff Magazine South Africa2 min lettiComputers
Can’t Stress This Enough
from R8 000 / fitbit.com Fitbit’s new Sense is a slick-looking wearable, more like a wristwatch than a fitness device in terms of design. Which makes sense, because this is not a dedicated bit of fitness gear. It’s more of a whole-human monitor, with
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Fifa 2021
FIFA, as an Electronic Arts’ game series, has been around since 1993. There’s a limit to how much innovation is possible in a game over three decades. EA’s managed it so far. FIFA 2021 is the latest entry and it’s got one thing going for it in spades
Stuff Magazine South Africa2 min lettiScience & Mathematics
System Cameras
R23 000 (body) / myfujifilm.co.za It’s really hard to find anything bad to say about the X-T3 – it’s just consistently great in so many ways. Fuji has looked at virtually every feature on the X-T2 and upgraded it. With substantial tweaks made to th
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