Review: The world’s cheapest tablet – the Aakash

While most competitors in the tablet market are falling all over each other to become the next ‘iPad killer’, the Indian Aakash tablet is taking a different approach. According to Gearburn, the device already has  over 300 000 pre-launch bookings for its commercial version – which goes on sale in December 2011. Why? Well, the Aakash tablet (also known …

Broadband prices: SA vs the world

According to a report published on MyBroadband.co.za, South Africa measures up well against international average entry-level DSL tarrifs, but doesn’t do so well in terms of price-per-Mbp. Point-Topic released their Q3 2011 Broadband Tariff Benchmark report, comparing broadband prices globally according to access technology and service descriptions. Entry level prices The report revealed that the average …

HTC brings EVO 3D to South Africa

HTC has announced that the HTC EVO 3D is now available in South Africa. The smartphone promises a glasses-free 3D experience and enables the capturing of 3D home movies and stills with its dual 5-megapixel cameras. Equipped with the latest HTC Sense experience, the “stylishly rugged”  HTC EVO 3D is driven by a 1.2-gigahertz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon …

Game review: Battlefield 3

With Telkom just having announced the 2012 launch of a Battlefield 3 online league, under its Do Gaming banner, a review of the game itself is obviously in order. Gearburn’s Steven Norris tried out this eleventh instalment in the Battlefield franchise: Single player woes While stunningly animated, the focus on providing a cinematic experience for …