A Novice and the Dark Web: Part 2

Deep Web to Deep Pan, Part 2 I left off last time with the realisation that I needed to find something called ‘The Hidden Wiki’. Now, it’s not my intention to lead...
Cameron discusses gaming hot topics

An Interview with Phill Cameron about Edinburgh Interactive and gaming hot topics

          Edinburgh Interactive was originally started up in 2003 as Edinburgh International Games Festival.  The brainchild of TIGA (The Independent Game Developers Association) CEO Fred Hasson, and backed by Scottish Enterprise to...
Feeding the need for news and celebrity gossip

Is it time to put the magazines away and start using a tablet?

Magazine publishers appear to be embracing the tablet computer market, but is it time to stop purchasing the print version of these publications? For so long now magazines have been a great...
Are you too cool for school?

How cool is social networking?

Making friends jealous might not be the only way in which social media can be perceived as cool. If you've seen the Facebook-inspired film The Social Network then you may have thought...

Ultrabooks – the tech crush we should all be feeling!

Following on from Wednesday's blog post, the main discussion taking place amongst techies this month has been about all the new products to come out of CES - the technology industry's...
Are tablets shaping our future?

How far will the tablet revolution go?

Are tablet computers the shape of things to come? When Apple released its first iPad there were those who were unconvinced of its longevity, stating that it was, essentially, a big iPhone...
The social network site that's taking over the planet

Will Facebook continue to dominate the social media landscape?

One of the most popular activities on computers, smartphones and tablets these days is checking what friends and acquaintances are up to on Facebook. The social networking site has become an intrinsic part...

Meet our photographer…

I thought I'd do something a little different this week and introduce you to our photographer, Dan Howard. Dan graduated from the University of Hull with 1st class honors, before ...
Geeks get cool

Popular term ‘Geek Chic’ is added to The Chambers Dictionary

All at Ebuyer HQ were delighted to hear that the term ‘geek Chic’ had been added to the Chambers Dictionary. The term geek chic has made it into the dictionary; due to...
Are tweets making you buy?

Can social media inspire us to purchase more gadgets?

With plenty of showbiz stars on social media sites, it might be inspiring people to purchase new gadgets to access these webpages. Gone are the days when people had to handcraft letters...
How far have monitors come on?

The Development of Computer Monitors

Try casting your mind back to the first computer you used and picture the monitor it was used with. If you have worked with PCs as long as we have then...

Meet our Senior Web Designer…

For this week's post I interviewed our Senior Web Designer - Daryl Walker-Smith. Here's what he had to say to the questions I posed: How old are you? Old enough to remember the Clangers...

How safe is public Wi-Fi

Public Wi-Fi hotspots are everywhere. It’s estimated that by 2018 there will be 14m across the UK alone. They’re undeniably useful, giving us free (or cheap, at least) internet access and...
Cyber crime wave

Are you protected from Cybercrime?

Consumers face a rising tide of cybercrime, according to a new report. With the internet becoming a more and more important aspect of 21st century life, it's more vital than ever for consumers...
The love goes on...

Britain’s love affair with smartphones shows no signs of slowing down

Barely a day goes by without research from one organisation or another showing that Britons are becoming increasingly reliant on smartphones and have an insatiable appetite for new apps, games, features...
android growth

How far can Android grow and improve others?

The operating system has attracted many plaudits recently. Competition is rife in the mobile phone business and there has been a lot of praise recently for one operating system (OS) in particular...
Appy New Year

‘Appy New Year, but what was the best function in 2010?

From Angry Birds to functions to catch you out sleep talking, there have been plenty of apps to choose from this year. There are so many apps around these days, you can...

Meet our Marketing Coordinator…

You already met Charlie Mews a week ago, talking about The Gadget Show Live, but now it’s her turn to tell you what she gets up to when not running our...

Student Apps, Time Wasters Vs Time Savers

By all accounts, it’s tough being a student. You’ve got to spend just the right amount of time chatting up members of the opposite sex, and just the right amount of...
Can you predict the gadgets of the future?

Christmas Gifts For The Next Decade

  What we might be buying each other in the future It’s rapidly approaching that time of year again. Halloween has been shunted to one side, in the lead up to the...