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 […]

BlackBerry woes

Bidorbuyers with BlackBerry smart phones had a harder time than usual accessing bidorbuy these past few days. That’s because Blackberry services – e-mail, messenger, web browsing – were disrupted for three days this week, on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Today, on Thursday 13 October, the network seems to be stabilising, though the backlog, particularly in […]

iPhone 4S. Worth the upgrade?

The iPhone 4S was announced on the 4th of October with a mixed response from the public. Lets have a look at the new exciting features that IOS 5 and the iPhone 4S bring. From a hardware perspective, the iPhone 4S packs quite a punch in comparison to the regular iPhone 4.  The most notable […]

Tribute to Steve Jobs

“The World has lost a visionary” – Barack Obama Somewhat poignantly, just 2 days after the release of the iPhone 4S, Steve Jobs passed away peacefully last night, surrounded by family. Obama could not have put it better. Social networking sites, particularly Twitter, are experiencing huge volumes of traffic as tributes pour in from around […]

Will the iPhone 5 live up to the hype?

Tuesday 4 Oct 2011 will be remembered as the day when Tim Cook (Steve Jobs’ successor) announced the most anticipated phone of the year, the iPhone 5. The slick iPhone 4 created a huge benchmark to follow. So great was the hype behind the iPhone 4 that thousands camped overnight outside shops just to be […]

Canon EOS 600D vs Nikon D5100

If you’re thinking about starting out with Digital SLR photography, you may be stuck at deciding which cameras you should look at. Canon and Nikon have added great additions to their offerings, the Canon EOS 600D/T3i and the Nikon D5100, for people just like you. Below are some important things you should consider when making […]

Buying software online

Every bidorbuy user knows that the very act of registering on the site means accepting our Terms and Conditions. Every bidorbuy seller knows that he or she has accepted and must adhere to the site’s Listing Policy which, among other thing, states that it is strictly prohibited to list pirated or counterfeit goods of any […]

Of tripods, Polaroids, and other photo-shopping habits

What you buy says more about you than you might think. Since we decided to (partially) dedicate the month of May to Photography, we shall now endeavour to paint a composite portrait of you, the bidorbuy buyer, based on your photo-related purchases during the last seven days. At the time we took a peek, the […]

Move over, iPad…

…iPad 2 is a-coming. Yesterday, Apple announced that Pad 2 will be shipped to the (as always) eagerly awaiting customers in the USA on 11 March, with the pricing starting from $499. On 25 March, the device will be rolled out internationally to 25 countries. Judging from previous Apple launches, South Africa will not be […]

Do you iPad?

If you do not, now may be your chance, for the prices of all the first generation iPad models (16GB, 32GB and 64GB, with and without 3G) are about to go tumbling down. Firstly, because the first generation iPad, priced to sell, has been officially launched in South Africa on 28 January 2011. (We know. […]