Posted by hendrik in Consoles, Microsoft
on May 23rd, 2013
We all got it wrong. The much rumored Xbox 720 never appeared but rather Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One. The Console looks beautiful and has put the pressure back on Sony to deliver a winner in the PS4.
Microsoft has truly put the Xbox into the media centre category and boy have they put the Apple TV under pressure as well. It is clear Microsoft have big ambitions with the Xbox One.
What is very interesting to note is that Microsoft is creating content that will only be viewable via the Xbox One. This suddenly puts Microsoft into a position to make additional revenue from the Xbox One. The only major...
Posted by hendrik in Performance
on May 21st, 2013
If one thinks of great companies your perception is they have big budgets, research and development departments and thousands of staff in many corners of the globe. Apple, Microsoft and almost all of the photographic industry fits this description.
Then arrives an upstart called GoPro who have revolutionized the action sports video photography. GoPro has basically made any person capable of recording video of excellent quality of any event.
Go Pro’s mission statement says it all..
We dream. We have passionate ideas about what’s possible in this world. Our passions lead us to create experiences and...
Posted by Nicole in BlackBerry, Press Release, PriceCheck
on May 16th, 2013
South African app wins International BlackBerry App of the Year
PriceCheck claims international award
[16 May 2013, Orlando, Florida] PriceCheck has been awarded International App of the Year at BlackBerry Live, the annual international partner conference, in Orlando.
The BlackBerry Achievement Awards shortlist was selected by BlackBerry from 100 000 BlackBerry 10 applications worldwide and the final winners in all categories were selected through a process of public voting.
Andre de Wet, GM of PriceCheck says, “What is most gratifying is that users chose an app that makes a difference to...
Posted by hendrik in eReader
on May 14th, 2013
When most people think about ebooks, the Amazon Kindle comes to mind. In South Africa it might also be the Gobii eReader. eBooks are now becoming more main stream and is no longer an exclusive club of users who read books on a digital device. The Amazon Kindle has primarily been black and white since inception but yesterday Amazon announced that they have acquired Liquavista NV from Samsung to build screens for mobile devices..
“We are always looking for new technologies we may be able to incorporate into our products over the long term. The Liquavista team shares our passion for invention and is...