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New, improved SingStar on the way

17 Sep 2014 by
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New, improved SingStar on the way

Sony has revealed a new SingStar version with 30 tracks from leading artists. The game will be available for PS4 and PS3 at the end of October.

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IFA: Samsung gets curved

11 Sep 2014 by
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IFA: Samsung gets curved

At this year’s IFA conference in Berlin, Samsung announced a new line of curved televisions in sizes ranging from 48” to 105”. It also announced the worlds first bendable UHD TV and a curved sound bar.

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Online movie streaming and rental hub launched in SA

10 Sep 2014 by
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Online movie streaming and rental hub launched in SA

VIDI, South Africa’s first video on demand service is now available. The service is available across multiple platforms and doesn’t require any special equipment like a decoder or dish.

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Opera launches ad solution

09 Sep 2014 by
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Opera launches ad solution

Opera Software has announced the Opera TV Ads SDK, which it says will allow app publishers, smart TV manufacturers and pay-TV operators to monetise their content by serving video advertising on just about any platform.

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MultiChoice decodes single view in HD

27 Aug 2014 by
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MultiChoice decodes single view in HD

MultiChoice has released the DStv HD Decoder, a low-cost HD single view decoder which will replace current SD units.

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Million MB with Smart TV

10 Jun 2014 by
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Million MB with Smart TV

Samsung recently partnered with Vox Telecom to provide customers who buy a new smart TV with a million megabytes of data which is valid for a year.

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What makes a smart TV smart?

31 Mar 2014 by
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What makes a smart TV smart?

The term smart TV has become fairly commonplace nowadays, but the reality is that many consumers are still unsure what actually constitutes a smart TV and how it differs from a standard television set. ANSGAR PABST explores some of the features that make TVs smart.

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Time for a media player

20 Feb 2014 by
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Time for a media player

CDs and DVDs are fast becoming outdated, with many users downloading movies and music. Users then often burn content to DVD to watch on their TV, which seems counterintuitive, but an HD media player does away with this and saves time, writes RUBEN NAIKER.

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Samsung Forum 2014: Affordable smart TVs for Africa

07 Feb 2014 by
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Samsung Forum 2014: Affordable smart TVs for Africa

At the Samsung Forum 2014 for Africa under way in Malaga, Spain, a new range of TVs designed for the African continent includes an entry-level Family TV and units able to run off various power sources, writes SEAN BACHER.

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FNB moves into your living room

04 Feb 2014 by
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FNB moves into your living room

As the shift towards a connected lifestyle is set to enjoy even more focus in 2014, FNB has included TVs, Blu-ray DVD players and the Playstation 4 to its smart device range.

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