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The very first post of the official bidorbuy blog bears the date of 25 July 2007. A couple of months short of the blog’s sixth birthday, we are happy to announce no less than six additions to our blogosphere. The six blogs are designed to provide …

Printing in 3D

If you are agonising over the prices of ink cartridges for your printer, just think what 3D “ink” will do to your printer-related expenses! 3D printing is basically the same as normal (two-dimensional) printing, except that, instead of ink, you use …

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It may not constitute a publishing empire (yet), but the bidorbuy offer of electronic newsletters has grown noticeably.  From humble beginnings, way back when we used to send only one (yes, 1!) newsletter, we have come to the figure of eight (yes, …

End of the PC era?

These days, tech journalists are predicting the imminent demise of the desktop computer. They base their forecast on the latest sales figures which revealed that a total of 87.5 million PCs were shipped in the second quarter of 2012, 0.1% less than in the …

What to consider when building a PC

...especially a PC designated for photo editing tasks. Thinking of building a new PC, or upgrading an old one? There’s nothing to it. After all, all those computer components are made to be fitted into a specific slot, in one way only. Still... you …

Waterproof keyboard

Remember all those keyboards you had to scrap because you spilled some liquid on them and they packed in? Those days are over. Now you can arrange countless receptacles filled with water, soft drinks, coffee, tea, red wine... around your desk and …

Are you DTT ready?

Digital terrestrial television (DTT for short) is about to roll out in South Africa. The first digital broadcasts are planned for the end of the year, marking the start of the country’s march towards what has been called the biggest thing in television …

WWDC 2012 – Apple’s big announcements

The Worldwide Developers’ Conference took place last week in San Francisco where Apple's keynote address showcased their latest developments. From a hardware perspective, Apple has updated their entire MacBook range. The new MacBook Airs remain at the …