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Simple guides and jargon busting explanations of the latest technology

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Tracking Wearable Tech

Wearable tech is a buzz phrase you can’t fail to have come across.  But, like many technologies we think of as new, wearable tech has been with us since the 1980s. Indeed,...
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A memo about PC memory

Confused by memory?  Don’t know your DRAM from your SRAM?  Are you new to the world of RAM?  Not a problem.  Help is at hand. We’ve put together this brief memo to...
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CCTV Glossary and Jargon Buster

Whenever you’re looking to enter a new technological field, one of the biggest barriers to a complete understanding is the language, the technical terminology, the jargon. At Ebuyer, we like to keep...
Guide to CCTV

Guide to CCTV

All you need to know about CCTV systems for your home or business It’s been more than seventy years since CCTV or, to give it its full title, closed-circuit television was created...
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Keyboard and Mouse Buyers Guide

What should you look for in a keyboard or mouse, and what are your options when it comes to purchasing your next piece of kit? There are plenty of options, but why...
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SSD Buyer’s Guide

Upgrading your PC by adding a Solid State Drive (SSD) is an easy way to boost the performance and reliability of your computer.  Indeed, many new PCs and laptops now include...
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NAS Buying Guide

With businesses of all sizes becoming more reliant on technology, both in the way they operate and in how they store information, most are now realising the benefit of investing in...
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NETGEAR M4300 Switches

Sponsored Post SMBs know the importance of their IT infrastructure and how critical it is their network is fast and reliable.  It also needs to be affordable, scalable, and easy to use.  ...

Social Networks: your privacy, explained

Just how private is the information you share on social media? Every day, we tweet, like, snap and share without thinking too deeply about who really has access to the content...
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Gaming and SSDs

In a previous post we outlined some of the various reasons you should look at upgrading your storage with an SSD. Now we’re going to take a look at some of...
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The 3D styler pen – a buyer’s guide

What’s a 3D pen? A 3D pen uses plastic in the way a normal pencil or pen uses lead and ink. Fed down the middle of the instrument the hard plastic filament...
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The Evolution of Ebooks

Nothing brings together the timeless pleasure of reading with the lustre of shiny new gadgetry quite like an eBook. Here’s a visual guide to this relatively modern phenomenon, which has actually...

Should you install an SSD?

Storage Wars: SSD Help for the Undecided I built a PC for the first time in a decade earlier this month. Fearing some catastrophic mistake, I nervously sent my potential build over...

Microsoft Visio Demystified

Have you ever tried to create a flow chart such as a family tree using Paint or Microsoft word? A lot of us have, and have quickly come to the realisation...
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Storage Buying Guide

There are lots of products designed to store your media files, applications and operating systems.  Depending on your needs, choose from SD cards, USB flash drives, solid state drives or hard...

A Guide to AES Keyboards

Have you ever wondered how safe your wireless transmissions actually are, more specifically how secure are your keystrokes are? In today's mobile world, more and more people are using wireless technology to...

DIY Home Security

As the clocks go back and the evenings become darker earlier, homeowners all across the UK are being warned to heighten the security of their homes. Last year the Crime Survey...

Quick Guide to a VPN

What Is a VPN? And Why You Should Use a VPN on Public Wi-Fi If you’ve ever wondered if it’s safe to use public Wi-Fi, you are not alone. In fact, according...

Guide to Smart Plugs

Wi-Fi Smart Plugs are a great addition to jump start your Connected Home, it is a simple-to-use device that you can plug into any open outlet, allowing you to control multiple...

How to get the most out of your router

Are You Wasting Wi-Fi? Routers! There, it’s out there.  You might think they’re boring but, no router = no Wi-Fi. Like cars, there are lots of different types.  Some, like a Ferrari,...