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Vote for bidorbuy

Please vote for us as your favourite ecommerce site in the eCommerce Awards 2014. Why do we deserve your vote? We are bidorbuy, South Africa's online marketplace. Launched in August 1999, bidorbuy is a South African online marketplace that brings …

Power solutions to load shedding

For all technology and gadget lovers - the majority of those reading this I'd assume - one thing is considered critical, a steady and reliable source of electricity to keep those circuits crunching numbers and to keep those drives and fans spinning …

The ten imperial commandments

An exciting, rare piece of war memorabilia has recently been posted up on the bidorbuy site. It is a list of ten imperial commandments, which relate to, but depart from the moral platitudes of the Decalogue. Written in the year 1900 during the middle of …

Veggie patch for autumn

Move over, spring. Autumn is the most beautiful of all seasons! Especially if you planned your garden well and now have a good selection of maple trees, with leaves just waiting to burst into the spectacular show of autumn colours. If you (sadly) …

Property 2013

According to the experts, the state of the South African property market at the beginning of 2013 is slightly rosier, but remains overcast. While the sector is recovering from the sad stagnation of 2008, there are simply not all that many buyers, not …

Gadget of the week: Smart cameras

Camera technology has come a long way in the last thirty years, with a steady progression being made from analogue, film cameras of yesteryear to faster, lighter and more sophisticated digital cameras. The first attempt at building an entirely digital …

Kitchen, so pretty

The very mention of the term “kitchen” brings to the mind straight, smooth, shiny surfaces. In other words, an antiseptic and impersonal look. But it does not have to be like that. You can have it all: a kitchen with all the modern paraphernalia that at …

Which TV to watch?

When buying a new TV one is confronted by a barrage of technical jargon, abbreviations, acronyms and other technical lexicon, leaving many of us asking the question, what does this all mean? This guide sets out to explain some of the nuances of buying a …