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Find a range of great tech and electronic products for the best prices on the SA web with the Digital Byte Sale on Weekly Picks! You cannot beat the prices on these great products. If you are looking for a new TV, then check out this Samsung Series 5 LED …

Budget smartphones on the rise

Low-end devices are expected to spearhead the next wave of smartphone adoption, bringing the internet to the poor in the process It’s no secret. The poorer part of the world is information-hungry. Their best bet of tapping into the vast well of the …

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 …

iPad mini Review

The iPad mini is a sleek tablet that can be used by anyone. It has the same capabilities as its big brother, just in a smaller package. It is available in white/silver and black/slate. It is incredibly light and can fit in one hand although it is a bit …

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 …

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 proceed …

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 same …

PlayStation Vita launch

Sony's new portable console has finally hit South African shores. The replacement to the PlayStation Portable boasts some impressive specifications and a comprehensive games line-up. The device is definitely aimed at gamers on the go. The PlayStation Vita …

Ultrabooks: another fad?

This year's Consumer Electronics Show has put Ultrabooks in the limelight, but does this new technology have a place in your digital lifestyle? The term Ultrabook was coined by Intel with the introduction of some of their new processors. An Ultrabook is a …