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Shereesa is a self proclaimed creative and proud journalism graduate of Rhodes University. With a love for photography and vlogging, she's a YouTube and Instagram addict not to mention a passionate writer and complete Potterhead.
  • Fornite update offers free Season 8 Battle Pass as a reward

    Epic Game's latest update for Fornite is celebrating Valentine's Day by giving players the opportunity to earn a free Season 8 Battle Pass. "Starting with the v7.40 release, complete 13 free Overtime Challenges by February 27 to receive the upcoming Season 8 Battle Pass for FREE!" the company announced on its website. If you already own a Battle Pass, you'll be awarded with new outfit styles for completing the Overtime Challenges. Usually, a Battle Pass cost 950 in-game V-bucks. Feature image: Epic Games

  • New Fujifilm X-T30 will hit South Africa this March

    Fujifilm has launched its brand new the X-T30, reminiscent of last year's flagship X-T3. The camera has been dubbed as a ‘Little Giant' by the company, which claims the device is "small but highly capable". "The X-T30 combines a new sensor and processing engine with an Auto Mode Selector and focus point lever to help both the amateur and professional alike," said Fujifilm in a press release. The camera weighs 383g and features the X series' traditional vintage design, along with a new Focus Lever for "shifting a focus point easily, intuitive operability of the tilting 3” touch-screen panel". It also shows off improvements...

  • Canon launches new mirrorless EOS RP camera system

    Canon has today launched its latest mirrorless camera, the EOS RP. They company describes the new devices as "a small, light and practical full frame mirrorless camera, for advanced amateurs." The EOS RP is the second full-frame mirrorless camera from the company, its first was released last September. In fact, the EOS RP is a more compact version of last year's EOS R. "As Canon’s smallest, lightest full frame digital interchangeable lens camera to date, it provides the ultimate blend of practicality and ease of use, with impressive image quality," Canon said in a press release. Just like its predecessor, the EOS RP features...

  • Fornite update introduces mobile controller support

    Fortnite now has mobile controller support, thanks to a new game update issued by Epic Games. Outlined in version 7.30's patch notes, the new feature will allow Android and iOS players to play the game using "most of Bluetooth controller adapters" on Android and MFi controllers on iOS. Version 7.30 will also turn off your phone's vibration when you're using a gamepad. Feature image: Epic Games

  • Canon mirrorless EOS RP images leaked

    Japanese website Nokishita has leaked images of Canon's upcoming EOS RP, the company's second mirrorless camera. According to the specs the website has listed, the EOS RP is even smaller and lighter than last year's EOS R. In fact, where its predecessor was about 580g, the EOS PR comes in at 485g. The camera also features a 26.1 megapixel sensor, an ISO range of up to 40 000, and can burst shooting of up to five frames per second. While additional features and a possible price tag are yet to be revealed, Canon is expected to officially launch the EOS RP later...

  • Nintendo’s ‘Dr Mario World’ is coming to smartphones in 2019

    Nintendo has announced a new action puzzle game for smartphones dubbed Dr. Mario World. In a press release published on Friday, the Japanese gaming firm noted that it will be a joint effort alongside Line, a Tokyo-based subsidiary of South Korean firm Naver. The puzzle game will be free on both Android and iOS, and released globally in multiple languages. Dr. Mario World is set to launch in mid-2019. Feature image: Nintendo

  • PlayStation Plus users are getting 90GB more cloud storage, ‘For Honor’ in Feb

    In its monthly free game announcement, PlayStation revealed that Plus members will see an increase to their cloud storage capacity from 10GB to 100GB. "With cloud storage, you can save your game progress and character profiles on one PS4 system, and then continue the game on another system later without losing progress," the company explained. The buffed storage space will be available from February for PlayStation Plus subscribers. As for PlayStation Plus' free games for February, gamers can look forward to For Honor and Hitman: The Complete First Season. PS3 and PS Vita games are also on the line up, but both platforms...

  • Samsung announces 1TB eUFS storage for smartphones

    Samsung has begun producing its first embedded Universal Flash Storage (eUFS) with 1TB storage capacity. This means that future Samsung devices, and possibly others too, will have a 1TB internal storage option. "Smartphone enthusiasts will soon be able to enjoy storage capacity comparable to a premium notebook PC, without having to pair their phones with additional memory cards," the company said in a press release. Technical features of the eUFS module includes a standard physical size of 11.5mm x 13.0mm and up to 1000 MB/s speed reads. Samsung claims that users can store up to "260 10-minute 4K UHD" videos as well. Samsung...

  • Smartphone shipments tank by 14% in China, Huawei leads

    Smartphone shipments in China have slowed for a second consecutive year, research firm Canalys revealed in a report. In total, smartphone shipments in China have declined by 18% since 2016, with a little under 400-million devices shipped in 2018. It declined by 14% alone in 2018, despite the rise of Huawei and Vivo's market share. Image: Canalys In fact, Huawei ranked number one for shipment sales in the country with a 16% increase, while Vivo grew by 9%. Other smartphone manufacturers, namely Oppo, Xiaomi and Apple, all saw decreased shipments. Canalys's Mo Jia said that the reason for Huawei's dominance is that it "penetrated the...

  • Apple’s working on its own game streaming service, report suggests

    If you feel like the term "Netflix for games" is already overused barely a month into 2019, you're not alone. According to a report by Cheddar, Apple is planning its very own version of a subscription based game-streaming platform. Sources reportedly told the publication that the fairly new project may involve partnerships with developers, to help Apple broaden its horizons in the gaming industry. The expected launch of such a service, its cost or the types of games users will have access to, is still largely unknown. The report does note that Apple could be planning to make App Store games...