Welcome to the world of smart toilets

Is the toilet smarter than the person ready to splash out R95,000 on such a basic part of life?

Kindle Paperwhite: still the best e-book reader

The fourth-generation Paperwhite — the 10th-generation Kindle overall — has a noteworthy attribute: it’s waterproof

Uber launches stripped-down Uber Lite app

The stripped-down version of the original app is designed for lower-spec Android phones and reduced data use

GIMME: What to expect from gadgets and tech in 2019

TVs continue getting impossibly thin — and flexible — while resolutions and sizes rocket

Take time to compare those insurance quotes

You will be able to request and compare quotes from insurance providers directly on the app — with the bonus of only having to enter your details once

Hone your skills with Masterclass

MasterClass’s specialist teachers all promise to share their knowledge and guide you in their particular area of expertise

This app is a fitness trainer on tap

Get a jump-start on those workout resolutions with the Aaptiv fitness app

Gadgets for the ideal Christmas gift

Gadgets — and, ahem, gadget-adjacent gifts — go down a treat in a digital-obsessed world, so here’s our list of new and cool goodies

Apple Watch Series 4: Slick and intuitive

The Apple Watch Series 4 is the first over-the-counter consumer product that can be used for an electrocardiogram reading

Charged up by the Fitbit Charge 3

The Charge 3 has heart-rate tracking and sleep tracking, and is ‘swimproof’, not just ‘water resistant’

Farm your profit from afar with this app

Anyone with a few hundred rand to spare can buy into sustainable farming ventures — including solar power, beekeeping and blueberry farming

2018’s best Android phone

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro ticks a lot of the right boxes: speedy processor, excellent camera, long battery life, advanced built-in artificial intelligence features

iPhone XS: The same, only much better

This device is definitely an update, but the shifts and benefits are largely ‘under the hood’

Retro Fujifilm X-T100 is right up to date

Similar to some smartphone cameras, the X-T100 has eye and face detection built in. It also has a 24.2 megapixel sensor

Sony Xperia Touch: a portable projector

The Touch is a projector that allows you to turn most flat surfaces into interactive displays, and is a smart speaker with Google Assistant support

HP Envy 13 is a stand-out laptop

It’s sleek, slimmer and shinier than most, and it’s immediately clear that design was top of mind in production