The Life's Way - A Lifestyle and Technology Blog By Aashish Rai 

Monday, 30 April 2018

@Lenovo Kicks Off Multi-Year @ScuderiaFerrari Partnership in #Melbourne #FormulaOne

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As it continues its ambitions to become one of the world’s most admired and globally recognized brands, Lenovo has entered into a multi-year sponsorship partnership with Scuderia Ferrari – starting with the 2018 season which kicked off in Melbourne on Sunday, 25th March.
@Lenovo Kicks Off Multi-Year @ScuderiaFerrari Partnership in #Melbourne #FormulaOne
The partnership will see brand exposure through the placement of the Lenovo logo on the side wing and front suspension of the Scuderia Ferrari 2018 F1 single-seater as well as team uniforms and on the arm of drivers’ racing suits. Lenovo will also be providing products (ThinkPad laptops and Miix tablets) to be used by Scuderia Ferrari on and off the track.
@Lenovo Kicks Off Multi-Year @ScuderiaFerrari Partnership in #Melbourne #FormulaOne
Commenting on the sponsorship, Lenovo Corporate President and Chief Operating Officer Gianfranco Lanci, said: “Lenovo is happy to partner with Scuderia Ferrari and to get close to one of the most iconic global brands, recognized for excellence in design, performance, and innovation – all values that are important to Lenovo. The combination of the global platform of Formula One and the Ferrari brand is the perfect opportunity for us to further grow the Lenovo brand on the world stage.”
@Lenovo Kicks Off Multi-Year @ScuderiaFerrari Partnership in #Melbourne #FormulaOne
The Lenovo logo first appeared on the SF71H single-seater on 22nd February in Maranello, Italy and debuted in Melbourne for the first Grand Prix of the 2018 F1 season. 
@Lenovo Kicks Off Multi-Year @ScuderiaFerrari Partnership in #Melbourne #FormulaOne
About Lenovo
Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a US$43 billion global Fortune 500 company and a leader in providing the innovative consumer, commercial, and data center technology. Lenovo's portfolio of high-quality, secure products and services covers PCs (including the legendary Think and multimode Yoga brands), workstations, servers, storage, networking, software (including ThinkSystem and ThinkAgile solutions), smart TVs and a family of mobile products like smartphones (including the Motorola brand), tablets and apps. Join on LinkedIn, follow on Facebook or Twitter (@Lenovo) or visit at http://www.lenovo.com/.

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@Lenovo Signs As @DucatiMotor Team’s #MotoGP World Championship #Technology Partner

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Lenovo has signed a multi-year sponsorship deal with the Ducati Team competing in the MotoGP World Championship, continuing the company’s ambitions to become one of the world’s most admired and globally recognized brands. Starting with the 2018 season, Lenovo will be the key technology partner for Ducati, which will include the team using Lenovo’s PCs, tablets, and servers both on and off the track. The partnership also includes co-development and collaboration on product R&D as part of a program to further accelerate the team’s progress and success. Lenovo’s first race with Ducati was on Sunday 8th April at the Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo, Argentina.

Commenting on the sponsorship, Lenovo Corporate President and Chief Operating Officer Gianfranco Lanci, said: “MotoGP is growing in global attention and stature and is fast becoming a sport watched by millions across the world. Ducati’s 90-year heritage and focus on innovation, speed, and performance align very well with our own story as a company and what drives our product development. Not only are we thrilled about the brand visibility the partnership will drive, but also the opportunity to have Lenovo products at the heart of driving the team's progress and ambitions.”
@Lenovo Signs As @DucatiMotor Team’s #MotoGP World Championship Technology Partner
Ducati Motor Holding CEO Claudio Domenicali added: “It gives us great pleasure to announce this very important partnership with Lenovo, one of the world’s largest producers of personal computers and leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial and data center technology. In order to face successfully the new challenges, both on track in MotoGP and inside our company, we need to foster Ducati’s IT and digital capabilities and we will do it thanks to partners like Lenovo and its powerful and versatile computer hardware. At the same time, Ducati’s race and production bikes will be a perfect environment to test the latest Lenovo technologies in a partnership that we feel sure will be very successful one.”

About Ducati
Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. - A Sole Shareholder Company - A Company subject to the Management and Coordination activities of AUDI AG

Founded in 1926, since 1946 Ducati has been manufacturing sport-inspired motorcycles characterized by high-performance Desmodromic engines, innovative design, and cutting-edge technology. With its factory located in Bologna’s Borgo Panigale district, in 2016 Ducati celebrated 90 years since it was founded. The model range covers several market segments with the following families: Diavel, Hypermotard, Monster, Multistrada, SuperSport, and Panigale. In 2015 Ducati presented the Ducati Scrambler: a new brand made of bikes, accessories, and apparel that provide the last word in creativity and self-expression. These authentic icons representing what the world knows as “Made in Italy”, together with an extensive range of associated accessories and technical and lifestyle apparel, are distributed in 90 countries globally. In 2017 Ducati delivered 55,871 bikes to customers, continuing the growth trend of the last eight years. Ducati competes in both the World Superbike and MotoGP World Championships. In Superbike, Ducati has won 17 Manufacturers' titles and 14 Riders' titles. Ducati has been competing in MotoGP since 2003, winning both the Manufacturers' and Riders' titles in 2007.
 
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@AcerAfrica Announces New Head of Commercial - Vic Brits #SouthAfrica #SSA

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Acer Africa has announced its new appointment for Head of Commercial in the Sub-Saharan region. Vic Brits will lead the commercial sector of the business, as he aims to increase Acer’s market share in the Southern African Development Community [SADC] and in the Small and Medium-sized Enterprise [SME] market in South Africa, alongside Acer’s channel eco-system.

@AcerAfrica Announces New Head of Commercial - Vic Brits #SouthAfrica #SSA
Early career
 
Brits ‘first position in sales was selling high-tech Test & Measurement equipment used to analyze and maintain process control and IT systems. Brits say, “This role taught me to apply my technical knowledge in order for me to more effectively manage complex sales cycle while learning to better understand customer needs in real-world environments. This was my first introduction to customer-centric solutions.

Brits experienced a transformation early on in his fast-developing career shortly after Compaq merged with Digital Equipment Corporation [DEC] in 1998. The transition from X86 systems to Unix system sales, was a significant technology advancement, expanding both, his technical knowledge, as well as his ability to understand the complexities surrounding integrated systems.

Brits still attributes this time in his career as one of his highlights, next to relocating to Lagos for two years in the early 2000’s to set up a new subsidiary for HP in Nigeria, “This experience presented a definite challenge as I was exposed to different cultures and new business environments which laid a solid foundation for my future forays in cross-continental trade.” 
 
Values and mission
Brits say, “Being part of Acer, a globally established technology brand, has definitely encouraged and motivated me to apply my past experiences to further enhance what Acer has already instituted thus far.”

With this in mind, Brits believe that the most important factor in building a team is selecting people with the right attitude. Everything else can be taught, but the right attitude is an integral requirement for successful collaboration in a results-driven environment.

“To me, success is not only achieving business and personal objectives that I have set for myself but also being able to maintain a healthy work/life balance in the process,” he adds. Brits practice positivity throughout his professional and personal life and believe that positive thoughts lead to positive actions and progressive outcomes.

Acer Africa is delighted to welcome Brits to the local family and looks forward to seeing what the brand has to offer in the near future. For more information, follow Acer Africa on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
 
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@ADATATechnology @XPG_Global Unveils XPG SPECTRIX D41 DDR4 RGB Memory Module

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ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash products, announces its next generation XPG SPECTRIX D41 DDR4 RGB memory module. The memory module brings together a new refreshing aesthetic design, striking speeds and stunning programmable RGB lighting to offer avid gamers a worthy upgrade for their setups. What’s more, the XPG SPECTRIX D41 supports Intel® X299 2666 MHz and AMD AM4/Ryzen platforms and comes in two color options - Crimson Red and Titanium Gray.

Shining Through with RGB lighting
Inspired by armor, the SPECTRIX D41’s medal heatsink features a bold silhouette to symbolize its impressive performance. On top is a fully exposed RGB LED light strip that glows unhindered, letting the colors and lighting effects of the user’s choosing shine through. Users can enhance their gaming experiences with programmable lighting effects to set up patterns, pulse speed, lighting intensity and more. This can all be controlled with the ADATA RGB Sync app or an existing RGB light control software from a major motherboard maker.
@ADATATechnology XPG Unveils SPECTRIX D41 DDR4 RGB Memory Module
Speed and Efficacy
The SPECTRIX D41 delivers outstanding performance and striking speeds with operating frequencies ranging from 2660 MHz to over 4600 MHz. It supports both Intel® X299 2666 MHz and AMD/ Ryzen platforms, as well as Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) 2.0 for hassle-free overclocking through a PC’s operating system and enhanced system stability. In the third quarter of 2018, ADATA XPG will offer a variant of the SPECTRIX D41 that will deliver speeds of up to 5000 MHz.
@ADATATechnology XPG Unveils SPECTRIX D41 DDR4 RGB Memory Module
Reliable and Durable
The SPECTRIX D41 is built with high-quality chips filtered through a rigorous selection process that ensures maximum reliability and durability. It features a custom-engineered heatsink and a 10-layer PCB that offers improved signal transfer quality and greater stability. As with all ADATA and XPG memory modules, the SPECTRIX D41 XPG comes with a lifetime warranty.

About XPG
Xtreme Performance Gear (XPG) is an ADATA Technology brand offering high-performance PC hardware. XPG products distinguish themselves by surpassing stringent ADATA A+ Testing Methodology to ensure the highest standards of superior product stability and performance. XPG provides gamers, enthusiasts, and overclockers an extraordinary journey best experienced at full tilt. The XPG line sports advanced technical attributes and its strength shines through with sleek and powerful designs that have earned prestigious accolades worldwide. These include Good Design Awards from Japan and Taiwan Excellence Gold Awards. ADATA XPG products are recognized by overclockers and world-renowned professional gaming teams who use them as essential hardware for achieving victory. For more information, please visit www.xpg.com
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Did You Know #UberEats Has These Cool Features? @Uber_RSA #SmartphoneApp

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Uber Eats has broken the common stereotype of what food delivery service is. With new useful features being introduced such as in-app messaging, which makes it convenient for eaters to communicate with their delivery partner seamlessly, they are able to deliver on their promises of selection, speed, and service.

In-app messaging is not the only feature to make ordering easier. Here are some of the other unique technology features built into the Uber Eats app:

Personalised recommendations - What do other eaters love? Uber Eats uses machine learning to help surface recommendations such as popular options in the surrounding area based on past orders, 30-minute delivery options, and details like time of day and delivery location.

Filter for the right food - Are you a vegetarian? The app allows eaters to select meal options that suit their lifestyle whether you are a vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free there is something for everyone. The app also allows eaters to look up restaurants according to specific criteria like speed, price, dish information and average prep time.

Thumbs up or thumbs down? - The same way Uber uses the five-star rating for driver-partners, the Uber Eats app provides rates of restaurants so eaters can see how others in their city rate their service. Eaters can also rate a specific meal with a thumbs up or thumbs down, which helps the restaurant to improve their experience.

Order customization - Not a fan of onions or tomatoes? No worries! The app allows eaters to let the restaurant know what ingredients not to include.

Did You Know #UberEats Has These Cool Features? @Uber_RSA

Customise the drop-off location - Stuck in a meeting? Eaters can provide specific instructions to delivery partners, for example, telling them to leave the food order at the reception.

Schedule orders - Do you have guests coming over and haven’t prepared food? No sweat, the app allows for eaters to plan ahead and make orders in advance. eaters are able to schedule an order anytime up to an hour before the desired delivery window–and as far as a week out.

Order tracking - Wondering what’s happening with your food? Eaters can select “track your order” in-app and watch in real time as their food is prepared, picked up, and delivered to them.

Simultaneously use Uber and Uber Eats - eaters can pop open the Uber Eats app while in their Uber to the office or home to order food before they arrive. This way eaters can find their food waiting for them when they arrive.

In-app support - Yes, mistakes can happen such as your food arriving cold. In this instance, eaters can use this feature to get a prompt response to their queries in the shortest time possible. The in-app support “Help” service can be accessed within the Uber Eats app by tapping on your profile icon on the bottom right of the screen, then tapping the help icon which will provide you options of issues you can select in order for it to resolve. This helps provide feedback to the restaurants to ensure they improve their service.

Uber Eats has transformed the way traditional restaurant work and are fostering experiments that offer an insight into the future of food delivery.

About Uber
Uber Eats is an on-demand food delivery service powered by Uber. Uber Eats partners with the best local restaurants to get people the food they want - delivered faster. Uber Eats is currently in over 200 cities in over 21 countries and launching more every week. To request a meal, download the free application for Android, iPhone or register at www.ubereats.com. Social Media: Facebook: /ubereatsrsa Twitter: @Uber_RSA Instagram: @Ubereats_sa

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@ADATATechnology Unveils #HV300 and #HD330 External Hard Drives #SouthAfrica

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ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash products, launched the HV300 and HD330 external hard drives. Measuring in at 10.3 mm[1] thick the HV300 is one of ADATA’s slimmest large capacity external hard drives to date, and features a sleek and sophisticated design that’s sure to impress. The HD330, on the other hand, is designed with durability in mind, featuring a robust silicone layer that protects it and the data inside from accidental drops and bumps.

HV300: Slim, Sophisticated, Safe
Sporting a profile of just 10.3 mm the HV300 slips easily into the pockets of briefcases and backpacks, and is equally easy to grasp in one hand. What’s more, it features an elegant design that’ll satisfy even the most discerning users, namely is eye-catching, glossy front cover surrounded by a beautifully textured frame. For an added injection of personality, users can choose from fourError! Bookmark not defined. colors to match their style: black, red, white and blue.

The HV300 comes in capacities of 1 TB, 2 TB, 4 TB and 5 TB to meet the needs of different users, whether for backing up work files or storing 4K movies, and it transfers that data fast with USB 3.1. It is equipped with ADATA’s proprietary shock sensors, which immediately ceases all drive activity if any impact is detected, thereby minimizing the occurrence of errors and bad sectors. What’s more, it has HDDtoGO software with AES-256 bit encryption to keep the user’s important data safe from prying eyes. 
@ADATATechnology Unveils HV300 and HD330 External Hard Drives #SouthAfrica
HD330: Ready for the Knocks and Drops of Life
Surrounded by a high-density, shock-absorbing silicone layer, the ADATA HD330 is designed to better withstand the inevitable knocks, drops, and bumps that devices will endure in their lifetime. Combined with the same shock sensors featured on the HV300, users can rest assured that their data will remain intact, even after a nasty drop. Users will know when the shock sensors are at work when the indicator light flashes red. The HD330 also comes in capacities of 1 TB, 2 TB, 4 TB and 5 TB, features HDDtoGO software with AES-256 bit encryption, and empowered with fast transfer rates via USB 3.1.

Local pricing and availability
HD300:
· 1TB – R 949
· 2TB – R 1,349
· 4TB – R 2,149
· 5TB – R 2,799

HV300:
· 1TB – R 899
· 2TB – R 1,299
· 4TB – R 2,069
· 5TB – R 2,719

Supplier: Frontosa Technology

[1] The 1 TB and 2 TB variants of the HV300 feature a height of 10.3 mm, while the larger capacity 4 TB and 5 TB versions feature a height of 19 mm.


The company’s slogan of Love, Life, Dreams embodies the ADATA brand and the role of innovative memory products in the human pursuit of universally-cherished ideas. For more information, please visit www.adata.com.
 
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Avengers: Infinity War Breaks Records #SouthAfrica @Disney @Marvel #AvengersInfinityWar

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Marvel Studios film becomes the biggest opening day and weekend of all time in South Africa. Audiences across Africa assembled in cinemas this past weekend (April 27-29) to witness the unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making, delivering Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War not only to the top of the box office but also into the record books.

The nineteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe took in nearly R24.6 million at the South African Box Office, with over 287k attendances for its opening weekend, including Thursday night previews. This debut ranks as the biggest industry opening weekend ever in South African Box Office history. Friday 27 April also saw Avengers: Infinity War takes in over R8.4 million, the biggest industry opening day ever at the local box office. I was part of the Thursday 8:30pm show at Cinema 1 @SterKinekor, Mall of Africa and totally loved the movie. The people present didn't want the same to end as they wanted to see all the next part too. No one even moved their seats as they all waited to see the scenes after the End Credits rolled out. It's a long wait now for the closing part of the movie scheduled to release next year in 2019 May.
Avengers: Infinity War Breaks Records #SouthAfrica @Disney @Marvel #AvengersInfinityWar
Elsewhere on the continent, Avengers: Infinity War has become the biggest opening weekend of all time in West Africa with over N137.4 million. The film achieved the biggest April and second highest opening weekend (after Marvel Studios’ Black Panther) in East Africa with over kes 23.4 million.

Also in cinemas, Marvel Studios’ Black Panther continued its historic run at the South African Box Office with the film passing an unprecedented R105 million with nearly 1.4m attendances.

Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War and Black Panther are now in cinemas. Go and check out both the movies at a cinema near you. 

About the Film:
An unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making and spanning the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War brings to the screen the ultimate, deadliest showdown of all time. The Avengers and their Super Hero allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe. Anthony and Joe Russo direct the film, which is produced by Kevin Feige. Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Michael Grillo, Trinh Tran, Jon Favreau, James Gunn and Stan Lee are the executive producers. Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely wrote the screenplay.
 
Review: The movie is awesome if you fans of Thor, Guardians of the Galaxy as they collaborate a lot in this movie. Secondly, if you are fans of Dr. Strange and Iron Man and Hulk and his associate SpiderMan or Peter Parker as they fight it out together and are the main strategists of the game to be revealed in the next part of the movie. And if you are Black Panther fan with Captain America and Black Widow, you will be in amazement. Black Panther scenes really bring the theatre on the stand as people start hooting and applauding. I think BP is going to be one movie which will continue to top the charts all across Africa. Overall, it's a great movie in terms of graphics and storyline and I wanted it to never end and second part shall be released just next week. 

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@NestleSA Launches #TasteTheGoodLife Chocolates Campaign #Aero #KitKat #BarOne

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A treat for the Nestlé chocolate lovers as it launched its Taste the Good Life Campaign at the lush Beechwood Gardens, in Hyde Park. I was lucky to be a part of the same and I shared some of the photographs on my Instagram handles - @araijain and @thelifesway. Beechwood Gardens is one of the most beautiful properties as I visited the same for the first time in my life at Johannesburg. Thanks to Nestle' for the invite and What a great start to the holidays and Winters!

Guests such as, Melody Molale, Skeem Saam’s Eric Macheru, to mention a few, were treated to a hearty meal prepped by Why Cook and dessert by Chef Luyanda who created scrumptious dishes inspired by Nestlé chocolates. The food was amazing and dessert was simply awesome. Checkout my Instagram posts for the food pictures.
@NestleSA Launches #TasteTheGoodLife Chocolates Campaign #Aero #KitKat #BarOne
A picnic inspired setting lent itself to the theme that Nestlé wishes to carry throughout the campaign - A taste of the Good Life. I simply loved the setup as it was great to talk and share your love for chocolates and good times in this one life. The Nestlé chocolates have simply taken a life of their own and are gradually infiltrating lifestyle spaces – from KitKat having a break at uber-cool spots such as Neighbourgoods Market, BarOne offering itself as a treat to fitness fanatics and Aero taking over fashion pages.
@NestleSA Launches #TasteTheGoodLife Chocolates Campaign #Aero #KitKat #BarOne
“The aim of today’s luncheon is to launch this exciting campaign that would see many of our loyal consumers stand the chance to win themselves great prizes and cash. We thought it best to invite the media to come enjoy with us and get to experience our interpretation of the Good Life,” said Zanele Mthethwa, Head of Chocolates at Nestlé.

The competition aims at giving Nestlé chocolate lovers a taste of the good life, not only do entrants get to enjoy their favorite chocolates, they stand to win awesome prizes like Cellphones, Voucher card, and Cash. The competition will run from the 1st May 2018 – 31st July 2018. Follow them on twitter, facebook and Instagram.
@NestleSA Launches #TasteTheGoodLife Chocolates Campaign #Aero #KitKat #BarOne
Entering is quite easy, all that one has to do is to SMS the last four digits of their barcode to *120*440* and they could be a lucky winner.

Seeing as chocolate uplifts your mood, treat yourself with the best…and stand a chance to win awesome prizes. Don't wait for tomorrow, enjoy your life today!

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12 Days To www.TheLifesWay.com 5th Birthday Celebrations #5YearsofTheLifesWay #27Dec2017 #Pride

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I have told several stories of my life and how and why The Life's Way came into existence. There have been thousands of contests I participated and hundreds I have won to receive small to big prizes. I have been in the attitude of a winner and that's the only reason I could win so many things. But sometimes with the same comes pride which will take your attitude away and brings ego in. I have been part of this cycle numerous times and it fells bad to fall in this vicious trap again and again. Feelings and emotions are difficult to control unless you follow the law of detatchement. But it's not so easy to stay attached while being detatched.

There are so many things that are clouding my mind and stopping me to do and achieve what I wants to do for The Life's Way. I was reading through and came across an idea of Fair Exchange which means that you provide much more value than you receive. I have been following this principle initially during my first 2-3 years in my blog but then I set ego into the same and that's downward path for sure. Now after completing 5 years on my blog, I am thinking of just giving out great fair exchange without any ask but remember it's exchange not open season.
12 Days To www.TheLifesWay.com 5th Birthday Celebrations #5YearsofTheLifesWay #27Dec2017 #Pride
Sometimes brands and PR agencies uses you to complete their targets but you get nothing in return. Now I am thinking why waste time sweating the small stuff of what they do to you but if your time is what they are wasting then don't look backwards and fire the bridge between till there is a fair exchange policy and understanding between you and the brand. It is a lot of time to keep running this blog and to share the content you want to display on your social media channels. I do whatever I am on with passion and commitment and will continue to do so but my focus will be my happiness and not someone else's.

I will totally give my end's worth despite whatever the other person tells or says and will do my own writing an edge by buying stuff and reviewing it or by lending them out. I am going minimalism way so I won't hoard stuff I don't want or don't like and give it away to my family members or friends whosoever wants it and values it. The next thing I want to save money is for the Apple Mac Book Pro as I am tired of my Dell XPS 15 laptop whose battery is now dead and too heavy to carry and work around wherever I want. Apple laptop will help to write stuff as and when I want and will give me around 5-6 hours of battery life on the go!

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@HuaweiZA Reveals The Future of Smartphone AI Photography #HuaweiP20pro #SeeMooore

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Huawei Consumer Business Group, South Africa unveiled their highly anticipated Huawei P20 and Huawei P20 Pro, barely a week after the phones’ global launch in Paris. The P20 Series promises to usher in a new era of smartphone cameras that combine the very latest in smartphone technology with Leica Camera’s legendary expertise, driven by artificial intelligence.

“Huawei’s flagship Huawei P Series devices are known for their best-in-class camera, cutting-edge technology, and sophisticated design. Continuing this illustrious tradition, the new Huawei P20 and Huawei P20Pro fuse art with advanced mobile technology to offer a revolutionary, professional photography experience,” explains Likun Zhao, Vice President of Huawei Consumer Business Group South Africa.

Photography world-firsts powered by AI

The Huawei P20 Pro is equipped with the world’s first Leica triple camera with the highest total pixel count on a smartphone available in the market. This precise camera system comprises a 1 x 40MP RGB sensor, 1 x 20MP monochrome sensor, and 1 x 8MP sensor with a telephoto lens. This results in images with more light, greater zoom, and intricate detail, with the 40MP sensor on the Huawei P20 Pro providing up to 300 percent more detail compared to 12MP sensors.

The Huawei P20 features a Leica dual camera, with a 12MP RGB + 20MP monochrome camera setup. The 12MP sensor has a pixel size as high as 1.55 μm, significantly enhancing the Huawei P20’s capacity to capture photographs in low-light settings.

With their groundbreaking triple camera design, the Huawei P20 and Huawei P20 Pro achieved the highest score in the history of well-known camera review website DxOMark – a total score of 109 for the HUAWEI P20 Pro and a total score of 102 for the Huawei P20.
@HuaweiZA Reveals The Future of Smartphone AI Photography #HuaweiP20pro
The on-device AI in the Huawei P20 series also provides users with tools to turn even the most amateur photographer into a pro. Its real-time scene and object recognition technology can recognize more than 500 scenarios in 18 categories for users to choose the right skills at the right moment. Once an object or a scene is identified, the smartphone automatically makes adjustments to produce the best possible results. Using machine learning, the devices also understand the photography habits of users over time, making suggestions based on various actions.

An exquisite combination of art and technology for an immersive experience

The 5.8-inch screen Huawei P20 and 6.1-inch screen Huawei P20 Pro feature ultra-thin bezels and impressive screen-to-body ratios for better viewing experiences with more on-screen information. The Huawei FullView Display offers an immersive experience whether the user is gaming, watching videos, reading, or browsing the Internet. The Huawei FullView Display seamlessly blends with rounded edges, making the device comfortable to hold.

Commenting on the design of the Huawei P20 Series, Akhram Mohamed, Marketing Director, Huawei Consumer Business Group South Africa, says, “These devices come to life in a new vibrant gradient color, Twilight, in addition to Black and Midnight Blue. These signature colors are achieved by applying several layers of Non-conductive Vacuum Metalising (NCVM) optical coatings underneath the glass back, so light hitting the surface refracts and creates a gradual change in hue. On Twilight, for example, the gradient color fades layer by layer from a striking blue to vibrant purple.”

Leading AI computing and ultimate power performance

The Huawei P20 and Huawei P20 Pro feature the powerful Kirin 970, which introduces the latest generation 12-core GPU. With the new HiAI mobile computing architecture, the on-device neural network processing unit (NPU) delivers AI performance that surpasses any CPU in AI-related tasks with 50 times the efficiency and 25 times the performance. In a benchmark image recognition test, Kirin 970 processed 2,000 images per minute. In addition, the chip’s machine learning capabilities mean that it has the potential to further improve its performance with extended use.

The Huawei P20 and Huawei P20 Pro come pre-installed with EMUI 8.1 based on Android 8.1. Fully customizable with AI support and sophisticated security technology, EMUI 8.1 is set to become the new gold standard in smartphone operating systems.

“The Huawei P20 series features TÜV Safety Certified Huawei SuperCharge technology – one of the most prestigious battery certifications in the world. The devices feature 3,400 mAh and 4,000 mAh batteries, respectively, and support 4.5V/5A low-voltage fast charging, as well as intelligent power management. A 10-minute charge powers the battery to 20 percent, while a 30-minute charge powers the battery to 58 percent. The battery remains at a low temperature during fast charging to ensure safety,” says Zhao.
@HuaweiZA Reveals The Future of Smartphone AI Photography #HuaweiP20pro
Other notable features of the P20 series to look out for include:
  • The Huawei P20 Pro sports a revolutionary and highly-sensitive image sensor of 1/1.7 inches, 170 percent larger than its closest competitor, with a pixel size of 2 μm micrometers. The Huawei P20 has a pixel size of 1.55 μm. Its larger image sensor allows for bigger pixels, which in turn enables the device to capture more light and produce cleaner, higher-quality shots.
  • The Huawei P20 Pro is equipped with f/1.8, f/1.6 and f/2.4 wide aperture Leica lenses, while the Huawei P20 features f/1.8 and f/1.6 wide aperture Leica lenses.
  • The Huawei P20 Pro includes a brand new Leica telephoto (VARIO-SUMMILUX-H 1:1.6-2.4/27-80ASPH) lens for long-range photography of up to 3x optical, 10x digital zoom and 5x Hybrid Zoom. The Huawei P20 delivers 2x Hybrid Zoom.
  • The HUAWEI P20 Series uses Huawei AIS (AI Image Stabilisation) technology to recognize objects with an AI algorithm, then filters and corrects images as a result of shifts and blurs caused by an unsteady hand holding the device. Huawei AIS steadies handheld night shots for incredible long exposure images without a tripod.
  • The new devices also support six-axis stabilization and 960fps super slow motion, which is 4x higher than the standard 240fps and captures details that cannot be seen with the naked eye.
  • The P20 Series features Ultra Snapshot mode, where the devices can capture an image in as little as 0.3 seconds, even from an off screen.
  • Both smartphones boast 4D predictive focus, where the camera predicts moving objects and focuses on them with extreme efficiency to capture minute details of these objects in motion.
  • The Huawei P20 and Huawei P20 Pro pack a 24MP selfie camera with AI beautification, which captures the smallest details and brings selfies to life through natural skin tone enhancements, delicately outlined face shapes, and 3D facial feature adjustments.
  • The Huawei P20 Pro has an IP67 rating – six for dust resistance and seven for water resistance – which means it can withstand being submerged in one meter of water for up to 30 minutes. The Huawei P20 is rated IP53 for splash resistance.
  • The Huawei P20 and Huawei P20 Pro can be connected to a monitor in PC mode, which provides a desktop environment for users. With PC mode, users can enjoy the productivity benefits of a desktop, complete with keyboard and mouse functionalities on the phone, without having to carry a laptop around.
“The all-new Huawei P20 Series is a huge leap forward from the previous generation, blending technology and art to bring consumers an unprecedented experience. From the artistic design, gradient colors and Leica triple camera, to the Kirin 970 chipset and Master AI photography features, Huawei demonstrates its accumulated knowledge in photography innovation, and its commitment to intelligent technology research and development,” concludes Mohamed. Huawei's Consumer BG believes that competitiveness begins and ends with consumers. With this in mind, in 2018 we will continue to innovate in core technologies – including AI, AR, and VR — to guide evolution from smart devices to intelligent devices.

Pricing and Availability
The Huawei P20 Lite, Huawei P20, and Huawei P20 Pro are available in South Africa from 6 April.
The recommended retail price for the P20 series is as follows:
  • P20 Lite – R5 999
  • P20 – R12 999
  • P20 Pro –R 15 499
The P20 and P20 Pro both come with an exceptional service offering, where customers will be entitled to a one-hour fast service repair at Huawei branded service centers, as well as a one-time free screen replacement service within the first year warrantee of the device.
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Sunday, 29 April 2018

Be Ahead of the Selfie Game with the Xperia XA2 Ultra, XA2 and L2 @SonyXperiaZA #Android

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Be Ahead of the Selfie Game with the Xperia XA2 Ultra, XA2 and L2 @SonyXperiaZA #AndroidSony Mobile Communications is proud to announce that the highly anticipated Xperia XA2 Ultra, Xperia XA2 and L2 is now available from selected service providers nationwide. As an added value, the XA2 Ultra will include a free “Made for Xperia” cover to protect your smartphone.

Announced at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) earlier this year, the new range of selfie smartphones comes packed with the latest Sony camera technology, elegant designs and powerful performances.

Engineered specifically for selfies, the Xperia XA2 Ultra features 16MP with Optical Stabilisation and 8MP 120° super wide-angle dual front camera, both with front flash, producing clear shots regardless of the lighting or environment and for fitting more friends and surroundings into selfies.

Capture life’s beauty with a sophisticated 8MP front camera, 120˚ super wide angle or 4K recording with the Xperia XA2. Create images and videos with colour and clarity – 120fps slow motion video to capture dramatic action and movement. A beautiful borderless design, talking the screen right to the edge.

The L2 expansive 5.5” HD screen is great for enjoying video, browsing and social media on the go. The 120˚ super wide-angle 8MP front camera is built for selfies, with its 13MP F2.0 rear camera ensuring clear and crisp mobile photography. 

Telkom: Xperia XA2 Ultra, available from R339.00 per month for 24 months on a Free Me 1GB and receive a free “Made for Xperia” cover, three songs from music artist Onesimus, 100 minutes per month for 24 months and 10GB per month for three months

Cell C: Xperia XA2 Ultra, available from R529.00 per month for 24 months on a Pinnacle 100 and receive a free Smartband 2 valued at R1,499,00 and a “Made for Xperia” cover and the Xperia XA2, available from R349.00 per month for 24 months on a Pinnacle 150

MTN: Xperia XA2 Ultra, available from R399.00 per month for 24 months on a MTN Made for Me M and receive a “Made for Xperia” cover and the Xperia L2 available from R229.00 per month for 24 months on a MTN Made for Me S

To follow all updates keep an eye out on Sony Mobile’s Facebook page and their Twitter page
 
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Around the World in a Coffee Moment @Nespresso #LattissimaOne

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Creating and enjoying your perfect cup of coffee is no longer a daily chore: it is a ritual that is ingrained in our lifestyle and our culture. While your coffee moment is a routine that people across the world have in common, different cultures and nationalities all have a unique way in which they create their coffees. Here are some of the wonderful ways that coffee is made and enjoyed around the world, all of which can be made using the versatile Nespresso Lattissima One.

America
Americans are famous for creating fancy coffees like the Macchiato, but this nation can be defined by their coffee namesake, the Americano: a single or double shot of espresso topped up with hot water.

South Africa
South Africans have a penchant for milky coffees, so their beverage of choice is a flat white. This is similar to a latte though smaller in volume and can be made by pouring microfoam (steamed milk) over a shot of espresso.

Greece
The frappé is a popular summer beverage in Greece, made by pouring an espresso over ice and topping it off with milk foam. Try this by using the Nespresso Intenso on Ice or Leggero on Ice, limited edition capsules created specifically to be enjoyed as a cold drink

Italy
The classic Italian coffee is an espresso-like Nespresso Roma - served with a slice of lemon, which is said to amplify the coffee’s sweeter notes.

Vietnam
Vietnamese people are renowned for a very sweet and a very strong brew called Cà phê đá. This is made by brewing intense, dark coffee directly into a cup of condensed milk and ice.
Around the World in a Coffee Moment @Nespresso #LattissimaOne
Spain
The Spaniards enjoy their coffee on the sweeter side. Cafe Bombon, as it is known, is created by stirring an equal amount of condensed milk into black coffee.

France
The French serve their coffee, Cafe au lait, with equal parts steamed milk and freshly brewed cup. Best served in a big cup for extra ooh la la.

Germany
German coffee is the very definition of decadent Pharisäer is made with espresso, rum, and sugar, and topped with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.

Nespresso Lattissima One : One Machine. Multiple Possibilities.

Wherever you are around the globe, try your hand at a variety of recipes and make your coffee and milk moments simple and delicious with the Nespresso Lattissima One. The luxurious Lattissima One provides the perfect convenient, compact and easy-to-use solution - your favorite coffee and milk drink is the touch of a button away. Simply fill the specially designed milk container to the stipulated level for your recipe, press the button and the machine will froth the fresh milk directly into your cup. Voila! Ready to enjoy, just the way you like it. The Nespresso Lattissima One (R3,250.00) is available in Mocha Brown or Silky White and can be purchased from all Nespresso boutiques and booths nationwide, or online at www.buynespresso.com and through the Nespresso Club on 0800 63 777 3

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@SilverstarZA Rewards Cardholders Get In It To Win It #InItToWinIT @TsogoSun #LoveSilverstar

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In It To Win It
An exciting gaming promotion is currently underway at Silverstar – the West Rand’s premier entertainment destination. In It To Win It (https://www.tsogosun.com/silverstar-casino/whats-on-silverstar/gaming/in-it-to-win-it) offers Silverstar Rewards Cardholders the chance to win over R1.6 Million in cash, cars, and prizes!

An impressive SIX Opel Adam cars and a host of exciting prizes await the lucky cardholders who take part in weekly milestone activations. All hopeful winners need to qualify for entry into cardholder draws and weekly Saturday car draws is earn enough points by playing slots or tables, which means that there are multiple chances to win! Spin the Wheel of Fortune and you could take home a mountain of prizes!
@SilverstarZA Rewards Cardholders Get In It To Win It #InItToWinIT @TsogoSun #LoveSilverstar
The very first Rewards draw took place on Saturday, 7 April 2018 for Gold and Platinum Rewards Cardholders, and 21 April 2018 for Black Rewards Cardholders. Qualify for one FREE Reward draw entry simply by being a Rewards Cardholder. Car Draws take place on the following Saturdays: 28 April, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May and 2 June 2018.

Rewards cardholders need to earn 500 points to qualify for each ticket entry, and all draws will take place at 20h00 on draw days, regardless of tier. So, get to Silverstar and get In It To Win It!

High Rollers
Ever wondered what you are missing out on by not leveling up as a Rewards Cardholder?

On Monday, 9 April a gaming promotion exclusively for Black Rewards launched. High Rollers (https://www.tsogosun.com/silverstar-casino/whats-on-silverstar/gaming/high-rollers-2018) may be Silverstar’s most mysterious gaming promotion yet…a mystery car made its way onto the casino floor at the start of this promo. On Thursday, 26 April a big reveal for the next phase of High Rollers is scheduled. That’s not all…at the Reveal Draw, all Black Cardholders will have one free entry to stand the chance to win a total of R55 000 in cash prizes too!

On 25 May 2018, another phase in High Rollers will be revealed along with another draw with cash prizes to the value of R85 000 up for grabs. Black cardholders need to earn 1000 points to earn a ticket into this draw.

And finally on Friday, 29 June at the Silverstar Centre, at a glitzy cocktail party, all will be revealed and the final draw will take place for the grand prize!

Exclusive to Black Rewards Cardholders, High Rollers will have you biting your nails with anticipation. Not a Black Rewards Cardholder? Level up by visiting Silverstar and playing slots or tables.

Fuelling up on the Casino Floor:
At Silverstar, casino floor guests never go hungry. Enjoy a vetkoek and beef mince special, daily from 10h00 to 02h00, for only R40. Rewards Cardholder discounts not applicable.
 
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The Digital Classroom: @Gemalto Helps #Casio to Bring #Education into the 21st century

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Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, can today reveal that it has partnered with Casio, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of consumer electronics products and business equipment solutions, to enable Casio to seamlessly bring digital education into the classroom and beyond.

This move will help Casio continue its leadership in classroom technology, fuelled by trends including increased use of connected devices, remote learning and the gamification of education, at the same time maximizing revenues and streamlining business operations. With the implementation of Gemalto Sentinel Entitlement Management System (EMS) and software license Rights Management System (RMS) solutions, Casio will have an enhanced understanding of how their software features are being used in the classroom.

Founded in 1957, Casio released the world’s first personal calculator and has gone on to produce a variety of products including calculators, watches, electronic dictionaries, electronic musical instruments, digital cameras and system equipment. Now, with Gemalto technology, the Tokyo headquartered manufacturer has been able to ensure its scientific calculators can be used by educators around the world who are moving away from traditional teaching methods and incorporating digital technologies into their classrooms.

“While the majority of our business revolves around hardware, we are seeing great growth opportunity in software business, and we needed to find a way to expand and enrich our own model to meet our customers’ needs,” said Tomoaki Satoh, General Manager, Product Planning Department, Consumer & Educational Solution Product Division for Casio. “Now, thanks to Gemalto’s advanced technology and insights, we’ve been able to address new markets, streamline our fulfillment process, improve efficiency, and reduce operational costs. We are looking forward to growing together through collaboration and cooperation.”
The Digital Classroom: @Gemalto Helps #Casio to Bring #Education into the 21st century
After implementing Gemalto Sentinel Entitlement Management System (EMS) and software license Rights Management System (RMS) solutions, Casio is now a successful hardware and software-enabled company. Utilising RMS to ensure control and visibility on how its education software is being used and EMS to maximize revenues and streamline business operations, Casio has cemented its future as a market leader in both education hardware and software.

Combining both solutions has enabled the company to tailor its offerings to different markets with one and three-year licenses, to fit in with student needs, as well as a 90-day trial version available. Sales will be boosted through the development of the website for electronic distribution and existing sales channels.

“The education sector is changing to a more digital focus and companies operating in this space need to change with it,” said Shlomo Weiss, senior vice president of Software Monetization at Gemalto. “Through this business transformation, our technology will enable Casio to meet the demands of its customers and offer an innovative service that can meet these emerging trends.”

Additional Resources:
To learn more about how software is powering the hardware Renaissance, visit our research website
To learn more about Gemalto Sentinel RMS and EMS solutions, click here.
 
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Personalized Discovery: Listen to Music You Love with All-New Free on @SpotifySA #SpotifySouthAfrica

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Music is the great connector. It unites us across markets, ages, backgrounds, languages, preferences, political leanings and income levels. At Spotify, they believe in music for everyone—and they are one step closer to making that a reality as they unveiled a new, improved, and more personalized way to discover music and listen to what you love on Spotify, for free. Spotify introduces its All-New Free service at a press conference in New York City. However, since the 13 March 2018 local launch, South Africans have been lucky enough to have experienced the All New Spotify Free service already!

Unlike many other streaming services, Spotify Free is an ongoing, ad-supported service, with no expiry date. You can listen for free forever, or if you choose can upgrade to the Premium service for offline listening and other benefits for R59.99 per month. With a new design on mobile, Free on Spotify includes a number of new features to make the listening experience more tailored to what you need to hear, now.

On-demand playlists
Spotify want all users to have more control over the listening experience so everyone can both discover new artists and return to old favorites. Fifteen new on-demand playlists offer the ability to pick and play any track within our curated lists—without skipping tracks or waiting on shuffle to bring up the music you love. These on-demand playlists will be unique to you, based on your musical tastes, and may include Spotify-curated playlists ranging from RapCaviar and Viva Latino to Ultimate Indie and Alternative R&B as well as personalized playlists like Discover Weekly, Release Radar, and Daily Mix.

More personalized 
With Spotify for free, users gain easy access to favorite songs and discovering new music is made simpler—and it’s personalized for you. When you sign up, we’ll ask you about the artists you love, and we’ll deliver curated playlists that match your musical taste and personalized playlists, like Daily Mix. These new playlists are easily accessible on the new Home screen, which is always being updated based on your listening activity. 
Personalized Discovery: Listen to Music You Love with All-New Free on @SpotifySA
Make Spotify yours 
Tell us which songs and artists you LIKE ♡ (or HIDE) as you listen. Tap the ♡ to quickly save songs to your Favorites playlist and tap the icon to hide songs you don’t want to hear. Recommendations will improve the more you listen and denote preferences. 

Create your own playlists 
Playlists are the key to creating a mood, whether it’s morning workout or weekend dance party, and now it’s even easier to create and edit a playlist with Spotify. Just give your playlist a name, search and preview specific tracks, and add to your playlist. As you save songs, we’ll continue to suggest more songs that we think you will like.
Play music using less mobile data with Data Saver: Music should be accessible to everyone, in every market—the love of a great song is what connects communities and cultures across the world. But many users of Spotify for free around the world aren’t able to enjoy music whenever they want, because of the volume of mobile data streaming typically uses. That's why we created Data Saver, a simple toggle switch that optimizes the listening experience to use less mobile data when listening to music. One of the benefits of the Spotify’s Data Saver mode is to offer automatic low bitrate streaming. Spotify’s default setting for data streaming in South Africa is 24kbps, perfect if you’re streaming when not on wifi. 
To enjoy music the way you want it, download the app via the Android or iOS app store or by heading to www.spotify.com

Facebook: @Spotify |Twitter: @SpotifySA | Instagram: @spotify The new free experience will be available on iOS and Android and will be rolling out globally to all markets in the coming weeks. Happy Streaming!

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@SilverstarZA…West Rand’s Hunger-busting Hot Spot @TsogoSun #FoodLovers

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Need a central breakfast meeting spot, a hearty lunch with family, or a scrumptious dinner with your special someone? Silverstar is your all-in-one answer to any dining craving or occasion. Known as the West Rand’s premier entertainment destination, the complex is jam-packed with options. Coupled with a myriad of entertainment choices, is there really any reason not to make Silverstar yours regular hang out spot?

Aarya Silverstar (https://www.tsogosun.com/aarya-silverstar ) is the second restaurant opened by MasterChef SA season one winner, Deena Naidoo. This dynamic fusion of Indian and contemporary cuisine, coupled with a touch of Deena’s unique flair, gives this restaurant a menu that will have even seasoned foodies lining up for seconds. From butter chicken delights, samoosa snack platters, carefully curated cocktails, snack-size kiddies burgers, and milkshakes, this is one restaurant that truly “has it all”. For more information on Aarya specials in the month of May, visit (https://www.tsogosun.com/silverstar-casino/offers)
@SilverstarZA…West Rand’s Hunger-busting Hot Spot @TsogoSun #FoodLovers
Golden Lotus, (https://www.tsogosun.com/silverstar-casino/restaurants-bars/fast-food/golden-lotus) a newly-opened Sushi and Chinese takeaway restaurant, offers some mouth-watering Chinese dishes, with reasonable prices to match! From fresh sushi favorites, to sweet and sour sensations, and everything in-between, Golden Lotus is a must-try for any fan of quality Asian cuisine.

The perfect meeting place during the day and a vibey date spot in the evening, Vigour & Verve (V&V) (https://www.tsogosun.com/vigour-verve-silverstar) is a dynamic Silverstar eatery, conveniently located alongside the Southern Sun hotel. Leading straight onto the casino floor and famous Silverstar Square, it’s perfect for a quick bite or perking up with coffee before heading out to enjoy Silverstar’s exciting entertainment offering. Keep an eye out for V&V’s Express Breakfast and mutton curry and rice (which comes with a glass of house wine) specials in the month of May.

Billy G (https://www.tsogosun.com/publicity-bar-grill) knows how to cater to every taste, with daily buffets and sensational deals on drinks. If you’re in the mood for a meal which packs a punch, this family favorite at Silverstar is the restaurant for you. Get down to Billy G Silverstar for specials on beer and cider buckets, juice jugs and a selection of thirst-quenching soft drinks!

Publicity, (https://www.tsogosun.com/publicity-bar-grill) the West Rand’s favorite watering hole, offers a wide range of delicious pub grub, guaranteed to satisfy even the hungriest of guests. With Happy Hour from 17h00 to 19h00, Tuesday to Friday, and beer and cider bucket deals for groups of friends to enjoy, Publicity has become a go-to social spot! For the peckish, the bar and grill have hearty oxtail pots and spicy chicken bunny chows on special this May. Alcohol is not served to people under the age of 18.
@SilverstarZA…West Rand’s Hunger-busting Hot Spot @TsogoSun #FoodLovers
Payment in a zap at Silverstar
A selection of Silverstar tenants now gives you the option of paying for a zap with Zapper. Users of the convenient payment app can now use it to settle the bill at Billy G, Publicity Bar and Grill, Vigour & Verve and on the casino floor at the West Rand’s premier entertainment destination. Using a smartphone, customers are now able to scan a QR code on their bill using the Zapper app, and just like that, you’ve paid!

Visit silverstarcasino.co.za for further details. View all the dining options at Silverstar here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odl_dA0oGcI
 
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Entertainment Madness @SilverstarZA @TsogoSun in #May2018

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Silverstar offers a world of entertainment, right at your doorstep. As always, the West Rand’s premier entertainment destination doesn’t disappoint when it comes to the wide range of options available throughout the bustling complex. Get down to Silverstar this May for a morning, afternoon or evening you won’t soon forget!

The Square: 
Canvas & Cabernet
Unleash your inner artist with Canvas & Cabernet sessions: sip on a smooth glass of wine while you learn, step-by-step, how to create beautiful paintings.

Big Screen
Sports fans will be pleased to hear that screenings of their favorite sports events shown on Silverstar’s huge outdoor screen – the biggest outdoor screen in the West Rand.

Silverstar Centre:

Lira:
On Saturday, 5 May, Lira will be performing the very first show in her ‘Be About It’ tour live at Silverstar Centre (https://www.tsogosun.com/silverstar-casino/whats-on-silverstar/events/lira-be-about-it-tour-at-silverstar).

Commemorating the release of her most recent album, Born Free, the tour celebrates what Lira herself has described as “her best album yet”. This multi-platinum selling, and 11-time South African Music Award-winning Afro-Soul superstar will grace the Silverstar Centre stage with her inimitable fusion of soul, funk, jazz and African musical style.

At a starting price of R150 per person, Rewards Cardholders enjoy the following discounts:
  • Gold cardholders save R15 per person, paying just R135pp
  • Platinum cardholders save R22.50 per person, paying just R127.50pp
  • Black cardholders save R30 per person, paying just R120pp
Karou Charou:
Silverstar is the home of comedy madness once again - South African comedy icon Karou Charou (https://www.tsogosun.com/silverstar-casino/whats-on-silverstar/events/karou-charou-live) will be delivering a side-splitting evening of spicy humor at Silverstar’s leg of his Hot and Spicy tour. Silverstar Centre will come alive with laughter on Friday, 18 May 2018, when Karou’s performance will double as a live recording for his second official DVD. With a unique blend of music, comedy, and dance, the show is set to reminiscent of a Bollywood movie. Don’t miss this hilarious local comedian, who is paving his own road into the South African Comedic Hall of Fame!
Entertainment Madness @SilverstarZA in #May2018
Tickets are available at Silverstar Box Office or at www.silverstar.co.za for R120 per person. Rewards cardholder discounts apply, meaning that Gold cardholders pay the only R108, Platinum cardholders pay only R102, and Black cardholders pay only R96. Doors open at 19h00 and the show starts at 20h00.Fans of the hilarious comedy star will be able to meet Karou Charou on a special pre-show autograph signing session and meet & greet on Wednesday, 2 May from 6pm to 7pm at Aarya Silverstar. See you there!

Barnyard Theatre Silverstar
Eat Drink Dance – all key elements needed for a fab evening. The good news is Barnyard Theatre Silverstar thinks so too – check our their value for money offering package deals available on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays valid for Barnyard Productions only and not in conjunction with other specials.

As always, Barnyard Theatre Silverstar has a red-hot line-up for the month of May. These shows are not to be missed at Barnyard Theatre Silverstar on Wednesdays (19h30), Fridays (20h00) and Sundays (14h00):

Rocking the Globe (25 April to 3 June 2018)
o Tickets are R165 per person
o Rewards cardholder discounts apply: Gold cardholders enjoy (10%), Platinum (15%) and Black (20%)
o Sunday Special of R130pp PLUS 50% Pensioners discount and Kids Under 12 Free for every fully paid adult.
o Wednesdays and Fridays – Eat, Drink, Dance for only R300 per couple. Package deal includes 2 x show tickets, 1 x pizza and 1 x bottle of wine or 2 x soft drinks.

One Time Only Shows:
- Khan Morbee, frontman of The Parlotones, performing as KHAN:
o One show only on Thursday, 3 May 2018 at 20h00
o Tickets are R150 per person

- Die Campbells:
o One show only on Saturday, 12 May 2018 at 20h00
o Tickets are R150 per person

- A touch of Class:
o One show only on Thursday, 17 May 2018 at 20h00
o Tickets are R150 per person

- Beauty and The Beast:
o One show only on Thursday, 24 May 2018 at 20h00
o Tickets are R120 per person

- Liefling & Harlind:
o One show only on Saturday, 26 May 2018 at 20h00
o Tickets are R120 per person

Tickets are available from Silverstar Box Office (pensioner and Rewards Cardholder discounts are applicable on ticket prices). Visit https://www.tsogosun.com/silverstar-casino/entertainment/barnyard-theatre for more information.

movies@ Silverstar:
Grab your popcorn, pop your straw in your cup, sit back and enjoy the host of jaw-dropping blockbusters movies@ Silverstar has to offer! May 2018 sees some red-hot titles opening:

- Every Day (04 May 2018)
- Maya The Bee 2 (04 May 2018)
- Sherlock Gnomes (11 May 2018)
- Deadpool 2 (18 May 2018)
- Life Of The Party (18 May 2018)
- Solo: A Star Wars Story 3D (25 May 2018)

Ticket prices range from R60 (2D) for adults, R50 (2D) for kids, R70 (3D) for adults, and R50 (3D) for kids.

For more information visit https://www.tsogosun.com/silverstar-casino/offers/50-off-movies-silverstar-april-2018

Soulstice Day Spa Silverstar

Soulstice Day Spa at Silverstar has mothers in mind this May. This Mother’s Day, Sunday, 13 May, why not surprise yours with a massage, manicure or facial? With complimentary access to an indoor heated pool, outdoor chilled pool, and a steam room, there’s no better way to make mom feel pampered! Take a look at these luxurious Soulstice voucher specials, valid for the month of May: (https://www.tsogosun.com/silverstar-casino/offers/spa/soulstice-day-spa-may-2018)

Silverstar Savings:
Time Out Tuesday

Silverstar’s Time Out Tuesdays are helping guests make memories without breaking the bank – this really is the hottest Tuesday deal in town! Purchasing a package is as easy as making a reservation providing the perfect reason for any couple – perfect for a special treat with Mom on Mother’s Day – to take advantage of all Silverstar has to offer. The package includes a meal voucher for two (redeemable at Publicity Bar and Grill, Vigour & Verve, Billy G, Calisto’s, Col’Cacchio, Silver Arrow Spur, Steak Restaurant or Aarya – plenty of options to appeal to every taste). The package also includes a choice of two movie tickets, two games of ten pin bowling or two games of laser tag. To top off your evening, drinks vouchers which are redeemable on the casino floor are also included.

Sound good? Get the entire Time Out Tuesdays package for only R250 from Silverstar Box Office on any day of the week (remember the voucher booklets are redeemable on Tuesdays only).

Visit silverstarcasino.co.za for further details. (https://www.tsogosun.com/silverstar-casino/offers/time-out-tuesday) View all the dining options at Silverstar here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odl_dA0oGcI
 
 
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