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  • Unboxing the MTN Steppa 2 and MTN Steppa Tablet [Video]

    MTN‘s latest foray into the budget mobile device market sees the debut of the Steppa Tablet and the Steppa 2 smartphone — a beefier version of the Steppa released last year. Both devices are powered by Qualcomm‘s Snapdragon 200 SoCs clocked at 1.2GHz. 512MB RAM and 4GB storage are also present on both devices, while the MTN Steppa Tablet benefits from a larger 1024×600 7″ screen. The Tablet also boasts a 5MP snapper at the rear, with a rather interesting colour scheme of a fake silver-plated rear and white plastic. Read more: MTN SA launches R999 Steppa Tablet The MTN Steppa 2 on...

  • Unboxing the Acer C720P Chromebook [Video]

    Following on from the Blackberry Passport unboxing, we have another interesting little critter that’s sadly leaving us this week. Acer’s C720 Chromebook was the first version of Google’s reincarnated netbook we’ve had in the office, and although many of us scoffed at its tiny size, it’s really quite a versatile, portable machine. Powered by an Intel Celeron CPU, carrying 2GB RAM and 16GB of flash storage, it doesn’t always need an internet connection, but it seems to be the device’s preference (it is just a glorified version of Chrome, after all). And what’s more, the cutesy touchscreen allows for easy non-touchpad scrolling,...

  • Unboxing the Lenovo Yoga Pro 3 [Video]

    Earlier this month, Lenovo launched a whole slew of new Yoga devices and Gearburn was there to see them unveiled. In the wake of the launch, we’ve managed to get our hands on the top device in the range, the Lenovo Yoga Pro 3. This sleek ultrabook packs some serious processing power, as well as some of the prettiest looks we’ve seen on any device, from any manufacturer ever. With a 13.3-inch QHD screen, the device is capable of being used in three modes: ordinary notebook mode, tent mode (perfect for watching series in bed) and tablet mode (for when you...

  • Unboxing the Microsoft Surface [Video]

    It was a very exciting day when we received the Microsoft Surface tablet for review in the Gearburn office. Editor of Gearburn, Steven Norris, wasted no time and an unboxing was done on the spot. With its change over to more hardware related products, Microsoft tends to tackle Apple head-on in the battle for dominance since the move to more mobile computing has taken pace. It was inevitable for the software giant to make the change. Featuring an HD-ready screen with dimensions of 1366×768 pixels, Mr. Norris was eager to get it out of its box.

  • Nike+ SportWatch GPS unboxing [Video]

    Gearburn editor Steven Norris unboxes the Nike+ SportsWatch GPS, a multitasking fitness freak’s dream with USB connectivity and probably more computing power than the capsule that propelled Yuri Gagarin into space. This watch is like having your own personal trainer slapped onto your wrist and keeps track of your location, pace, distance, laps, and calories burned and even reminds you to go take a run. Review your mapped runs, track your progress, view your splits, connect with other runners and even see how elevation affected your pace. Oh and it comes in cool colours as well.

  • Samsung Galaxy S III LTE [Unboxing]

    Did you ever thing the Samsung Galaxy S III could get even better? Well it has, with the release of the Samsung Galaxy S III LTE. This phone is capable of incredible mobile speeds, but only in certain countries and certain areas to boot. But if you are in an LTE-capable area, then prepare yourself for a blazing fast mobile browsing and downloading experience. Steven Norris, Gearburn editor unboxes this mighty beast for your viewing pleasure.

  • Unboxing of the Razor Ouroboros [Video]

    With futuristic transformer looks and a suitcase straight from the X-Files, Gearburn Editor Steven Norris found the Razer Ouroboros a pleasure to unbox. Targeted directly at the gaming community, this gaming mouse looks the part, with adjustable palm, thumb and pinky rests and no fewer than 11 adjustable buttons. A mouse that has various customization and interchanging options, it glides over almost any surface and fits perfectly in the hand. It also has the coolest lights of any mouse yet.

  • Unboxing of the iPhone 5 [Video]

    After a long wait, Gearburn finally got the iPhone 5 for review. Steven Norris, Gearburn Editor, was left to unbox it, always a pleasure when receiving gadgets from Apple. The much faster, sleeker, bigger and better iPhone was always going to be on the list of products Gearburn would like to review. With a larger display, a faster processor and 4G capabilities many saw this as the iPhone Apple should have made a long time ago to compete with Samsung in the smartphone market.

  • Unboxing of the iPad mini [Video]

    Michelle Atagana, Managing Editor, unboxes the long rumoured and awaited iPad mini. Probably one of the longest and most researched, and most rumoured, Apple products on our pages, the iPad mini created a truck load of debates about whether Apple will succeed with his device. It is its first device in a long while to enter an established market with the Kindle Fire and Nexus ruling the roost. Yet during the unboxing it certainly got us excited to try this baby iPad for a review.

  • Unboxing the Samsung Galaxy Note II [Video]

    Steven Norris, Gearburn editor, unboxes the Samsung Galaxy Note II. It looks like our Galaxy SIII, just slightly larger and with the addition of the S pen. The first Galaxy Note was big, and the Note II is bigger. Screen size had been upped from 5.2 inches to 5.3 inches that utilises the Samsung Super AMOLED screen beautifully. To feed that power hungry screen is an enormous 3100mAh battery. A true beast with beauty thrown into the mix.

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