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The real benefit of smart watches

Recent times have seen tech giants commit to the idea of wearable technology. One of the most prominent products of this push is the smart watch. Over the last few years, the smart watch has evolved from a wearable device that can connect to your phone to …

Earphones or headphones

In line with the predominant trend, most bidorbuy sellers refer to listening devices that fit into their ears as earphones and reserve the term headphones for devices designed to rest on top of the ears.   Now that terminology has been …

Electronic entertainment expo | June 14-16 2016

  The Electronic Entertainment Expo, more commonly known as E3, has been known to attract over 50,000 visitors. This year’s 22nd E3 (Los Angeles, from 14 to 16 June) showcases the latest innovations from numerous exhibitors in the gaming …

Smartwatches for kids

These are the features to look for when buying a smartwatch for your child.   It’s every parent’s dream come true: fasten a watch around the little wrist and you’ll be able to monitor every move your child makes. Of course, the watch in question …

The benefits of having a smart watch

In the past, you would have bought a new cell phone based on the all the amazing functions and megapixels it has, but nowadays the decision is often based on the watch you can buy with it or even get as an added freebie, if you are lucky. Having your …

The allure of laser pointers

500mW are used for an array of activities, from presentations and stargazing to the all-enjoyable cat play toy. As the Star Wars fans tremble in anticipation of upcoming second Star Wars anthology film, some of you may want to invest in a “real life …

Phone charging alternatives

      The technology age is upon us, which means that we need to have access to power wherever we are. Consequently, we are looking for alternatives to wall sockets – especially so in South Africa, with its load shedding and the …

Windows 10 – The good, the bad or Windows 8

Since the launch of Windows 8 there have been problems on the Microsoft front. The adoption rate commercially has been about 10% and for enterprises it has a similar or lower rate. The loss of the Windows start bar and bottom right taskbar window in …

Gadget crazy

Have you ever bought a cool-looking gadget just because it was… well, cool looking, and then wrecked your brains trying to figure to what use to put it, without succeeding?   Don’t beat yourself up. It has happened to all of us. It’s not an easy …

Gadgets to wear

2014 promises to be in the sign of wearable technology.   Manufacturers are thinking hard about the ways to put the technology we use into the things we wear. Currently, the most popular tech wearables come in the shape of watches and …