2015 Gadget preview

2015-01-23 07:38

Arthur Goldstuck presents gadgets to connect 2015 to the past and future.

Best of 2014: Part IV

2015-01-16 14:23

Arthur Goldstuck's pick among the best-known and unknown high-end smartphones.

Best of 2014: Part II

2015-01-06 10:30

Arthur Goldstuck has picked the Nissan Leaf as his vehicle gadget of the year.

SA slips on global ICT rankings

2014-11-26 10:09

Local experts say a lack of government direction has resulted in South Africa falling behind on an International Telecommunication Union ICT development index.

Apps lift the smart boat

2014-11-07 14:33

Social media, games and fitness dominate SA smartphone apps, says Arthur Goldstuck.

Glimpse into the future

2014-11-02 10:58

SAS Institute CEO Jim Goodnight is the Steve Jobs of analytics, says Arthur Goldstuck.

Cloud giants scramble

2014-10-26 10:59

Even top firms are feeling the dizzy pace of cloud computing, says Arthur Goldstuck.


We spend thousands on our gadgets, but won't spend a few hundred on protecting them. Arthur Goldstuck looks at the options.

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While most media attention on notebook computers is on thinner, lighter and more features, there are people that demand the exact opposite.

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Node joins TV revolution

2014-09-19 14:43

The movie-on-demand business has a new contender, says Arthur Goldstuck.

Nokia, feature phones and Africa

2014-09-16 07:35

Since Microsoft's takeover of Nokia, it's been a roller-coaster ride for brand loyalists.

Z3, G3 - who will wear the crown?

2014-09-09 15:46

The LG G3 has been touted as contender for 2014 Phone of the Year, but the Sony Z3 shouldn't be discarded, according to user choices.

Samsung takes Berlin

2014-09-05 07:39

At the IFA consumer technology expo in Berlin the big guns rolled out new weaponry and Samsung went bigger than most, says Arthur Goldstuck.

Long live your gadget

2014-08-29 10:12

Real gadget protection tends to cost real money, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

When drones go dancing

2014-08-22 07:44

Drone technology's future is about to come to life in Cape Town, says Arthur Goldstuck.

Samsung, Sony go for gold

2014-08-14 07:07

Samsung and Sony have heated up their challenge to the iPad Air, says Arthur Goldstuck.

Massive smartphone shift

2014-07-30 07:38

SA’s largest mobile retailer shows some startling numbers, says Arthur Goldstuck.

BlackBerry takes a gamble

2014-07-09 07:39

Will BlackBerry's new high-end device win the jackpot, asks Arthur Goldstuck.

Tale of two connections

2014-06-25 07:38

The connectivity growth shown by a survey is not the full story, says Arthur Goldstuck.

Why kids do tech better

2014-06-11 07:18

Our children are natural actors in a digital world, says Arthur Goldstuck.

Inside the Internet of Things

2014-06-04 06:23

The Internet of Things and Big Data is now getting practical, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

Wuhan force is rising

2014-05-28 07:56

A trip to the Lenovo factory in Wuhan, China, was a reminder of the impact of scale in high-tech, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

Tech wheelchair wonder

2014-05-14 07:44

Mountain bike technology can open new worlds to the handicapped, says Arthur Goldstuck.

The month it all changed

2014-04-16 07:30

Arthur Goldstuck looks back at the birth announcements of SA internet.

Kids and cellphones

2014-04-02 07:47

When is a child old enough to have a phone? Arthur Goldstuck gives guidelines.


Best of 2014: Part V

2015-01-19 15:32

Arthur Goldstuck chooses the best lower-range and entry-level phones of 2014.

Best of 2014: Part III

2015-01-09 13:09

Arthur Goldstuck selects the most unnecessary yet most compelling fun gadgets of 2014.

Best of 2014: Part I

2014-12-17 07:23

Arthur Goldstuck chooses his three stand-out serious gadgets of the year.

Changing lives - at 13

2014-11-19 11:49

The youngest-ever recipient of US venture capital investment speaks to Arthur Goldstuck.

SA men, women equal in Facebook use

2014-11-03 14:37

There is significant gender equality in South Africans' use of Facebook, a report on social media has found.

Glimpse into the future

2014-10-31 10:45

SAS Institute CEO Jim Goodnight is the Steve Jobs of analytics, says Arthur Goldstuck.

Cloud giants scramble

2014-10-24 15:25

Even top firms are feeling the dizzy pace of cloud computing, says Arthur Goldstuck.

These Transforming gadgets are no Decepticons

2014-10-07 11:03

Devices that transform from tablets into laptop computers are a great option for combining portability with productivity, says Arthur Goldstuck.

Passport to battle

2014-09-30 07:32

BlackBerry's unusually shaped Passport is a call to arms, says Arthur Goldstuck.

SA has love affair with video on social networks

2014-09-18 13:24

Rich media on social networks is driving internet traffic in South Africa as data and device costs decline.

SA to reinvent movies

2014-09-12 15:26

VIDI's video service signals a dramatic shift in movie consumption, says Arthur Goldstuck.


Arthur Goldstuck looks at the magic of arithmetic on the LG G3 and discusses its prospects.

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P7 boasts best selfie camera

2014-09-02 07:20

Arthur Goldstuck takes a look at the superlative Ascend P7's outstanding features.

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Can the Z3 save BlackBerry?

2014-08-26 07:00

BlackBerry use in SA is falling rapidly as the market embraces Android smartphones from Samsung, Sony, Huawei, Alcatel, LG and HTC. Arthur Goldstuck discusses.


Most smartphones don't last even a working day, and are dead within eight hours. Arthur Goldstuck looks at the options.

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Hello data divide

2014-08-06 11:10

Say goodbye to the digital divide as the masses embrace smartphones, says Arthur Goldstuck.

Alcatel turns heads

2014-07-16 06:56

Alcatel's new offerings compete on design as well as price, says Arthur Goldstuck.

New way for Huawei

2014-07-02 07:12

The release of Huawei’s new P7 flagship smartphone rounds out its SA strategy, says Arthur Goldstuck.

Robot steps up

2014-06-18 07:13

Epson’s prototype production line robot says much about automation, says Arthur Goldstuck.

Inside Internet of Things

2014-06-04 11:04

The Internet of Things and Big Data is now getting practical, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

Wuhan force is rising

2014-05-28 11:42

Arthur Goldstuck shares his findings after a trip to the Lenovo factory in China.

The meaning of Neotel

2014-05-22 07:32

Arthur Goldstuck examines the significance of Vodacom's Neotel deal.

The Vatican gets digital

2014-05-11 09:15

The Vatican is in line for a major digital initiative, says Arthur Goldstuck.

Just call me Machine

2014-04-09 07:08

A DJ is using high-tech gear straight out of science fiction, says Arthur Goldstuck.

Online retail challenge

2014-03-26 10:11

As online shopping potential rises, shoppers remain wary, says Arthur Goldstuck.

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