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5 Great Gadget Gifts for Christmas

Get your hands on the hottest gadgets this Christmas. Take a peak at our top 5 gift ideas and get your order in.

The bidorbuy iPhone app

On Monday 12 December we recorded three thousand visits to bidorbuy.co.za from an iPhone endowed with the bidorbuy app. Not bad for a tool that was released on Friday 9 December 2011! It is to the credit of bidorbuy developers that only four days later (on 13 December) they upgraded the application to version 1.0.2 […]

Top 5 Smartphones of 2011

It becomes harder each year to come up with these lists. It’s almost impossible to predict with great certainty which phones definitely make it in the top 5, as the competition out there is truly fierce;  but here goes. Comments and thoughts are most welcome! 5) Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc The Xperia Arc is a […]

Is your cell phone smart?

Before we answer the question posed in the title, let’s see what patterns we can divine from the bidorbuy Cell phones and Smartphones category. The supply side: Yesterday, there were more than 6000 cell phones and smartphones of 22 different makes listed for sale on bidorbuy. By far the most numerous were Other Cell Phones […]

The most searched term of them all

For one short moment, we thought that the time has finally come: the time when Blackberries overtook iPhones as the most searched term on bidorbuy. But then we added Blackberry with Blackberry phone and iPhone with iPhone 4, and the result was – the search term iPhone is still in the lead over the search […]

The fine art of iPhone 4

Life is simply not fair. South African public is still avidly awaiting the official release of iPad, and Apple goes and taunts them with another of their must-have gadgets, iPhone 4… to be meted out to the devotees situated at the tip of Africa – who knows when. One would think that FIFA World Cup […]

Google’s answer to iPhone: Nexus One

It was about time. Hats off to iPhone, but it ruled supreme as the most coveted gadget on bidorbuy for far too long. These days, Google has released Nexus One, with the open ambition to dethrone iPhone. Google calls its Nexus One the world’s first super phone. It is as slim as a pencil, feather-light […]