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Epic gadgets of 2017

As technology improves and enhances our quality of life, it can feel like the pace of these inventions are too fast for humankind to adapt to. However, due to the human need to evolve, we easily adapt to the changes around us and often crave invention and …

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 …

Raspberry Pi 3

The Raspberry Pi 3 is available in South Africa! However, there are many of us who have never heard of it or even know what it is. The Raspberry Pi is a single-board computer, the size of a credit card. The Raspberry Pi was developed in 2011 in the UK and …

Nothing new on the battery front

Things change fast in the world of technology. Just think of the metamorphosis of a floppy data storage disk into a USB flash stick, or of the amount of computing power concentrated on your wrist in the form of a smart watch.   Nothing like that …

CES 2016 wrap up

This year's CES (Consumer Electronics Show) has come and gone. The CES displays the latest technology and innovation to reach consumers.This year's CES didn’t feature that many radical innovations, however rather, it focused on the application for …

Smart cities in South Africa

The transformation of a regular city into a smart one is achieved through implementation of technology in every aspect of how the city operates. An intelligent city allows for a transactional relationship with every facet of life, for example the transport …

Drones doing good

Just like many other inventions originally developed for war and killing, drones have a good side too. They can be put to benign, and even good use.Today, companies are scrambling to discover new civilian and commercial uses for small unmanned …

Save your eyes

Typical office employees (and bidorbuy sellers) spend a lot of time looking at a computer monitor. When they take a tea break, they often flip out their cell phone, smartphone or tablet to connect with friends or play a game. And when they come home, they …

What’s the buzz on CES 2012

This year at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), held in Lass Vegas from 10 to 13 January, ultrabooks are making a big splash. Ultrabooks  are thin (about two centimetres thick), lightweight laptops that use flash-based storage and can run for longer than …

What’s the buzz

If you have a Gmail account, you might have been presented with a screen offering you to opt into the newest Google application, Buzz. Before you say yes, read on. (Alas, this review comes too late for those who already took the plunge.) The idea …