I grew up being told that the pinnacle of gaming hardware was Alienware. You couldn’t buy it in South Africa and importing was unheard of to me a few years ago. You saw these amazing machines online and on shows like The Big Bang Theory and the top gaming MGO in the country was sponsored by them (oh hi Bravado). Alienware was exclusive. Alienware was the…
Sheesh, read that headline 5 times fast hey? I've been spoilt lately with the sheer amount of laptops I've been given to review. Maybe it is because many of the manufacturers are trying to get me off my Macbook or maybe it is because lately I only seem to give the notebooks good reviews. The truth is, each one blows me away and I'm left wondering…
I’ve never been a fan of tablets, to me they don’t fulfill any purpose other than being a bigger screen to watch YouTube videos on and save your phone’s battery… I have a smart TV for that. But there is a complete flip side to this where people actively use tablets to get their day-to-day work done and no longer have any real need to use…
Score: A strong 7.5 out of 10. Damage: The Asus Zenbook is only going to be available in South Africa in Quarter 4 so there is no word on pricing yet. We'll have to wait till end of September. However, internationally they're speculating that the UX310 model, which I'm reviewing, will start at the $700 mark. So start saving! What you need to do: Available in…
Damage: R3999.00 What you need to know: Windows 10 Tablet Laptop Hybrid 32GB Storage capacity plus space for a Micro SD HC Card 10.1" Display with touch screen functionality Bluetooth, built-in mic, stereo speaker Front/back-facing camera What I think you should know I've always been pro hybrid devices. I think that school pupils and varsity students as well as people not all that committed to their…
Damage: R24 999 What you need to know: No word yet on when this baby will be available locally. What I think you want to know: Okay, full disclaimer. When the Asus Zen AiO arrived I actually thought it was just a monitor. Queue crickets. Kind of stoked because my desktop set up is old and runs as a peasantry 60Hz, and because of my mission…
My name is Sam. A South African geek who loves gadgets, technology and Esports. I'm obsessed with South African Esports, own far too many pairs of Converse and secretly wish I could be one of the X-Men. This little blog is a space to find friends who share my geekiness and love for gaming, gadgets and Esports. Welcome!
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- June 21, 2017
By Sam Wright