The “hidden” cost of buying online

Buying online

Buying online certainly has it’s advantages, but when it comes to certain products the disadvantages and risks outweigh the benefits. Cameras, lenses and the likes fall under this umbrella. There are several reasons for you to be extra careful with the parting of your money online. Mainly, the major risk is associated with products known as ‘grey imports’. If you are not familiar with the term, grey imports are products which were imported into our region, but were not meant to be sold in our region. To give you an example, a camera made for the US market imported into Malta … Read the full article

Why you should buy your Canon camera from Avantech

Buy Canon Malta

I’m going to be brutally honest here. I am an avid internet buyer. There’s no denying that. I find myself way too busy to be running here, there and everywhere to buy the things I need to buy. Hence, working at Avantech and understanding the need and impulse to buy online has given me more reason to work hard towards creating incentives and cause to buy from us. Here are my (top) 10 reasons to buy your Canon camera from Avantech: We’re nice people! And we love serving you! 😊 We keep a wide range of cameras, lenses and accessories … Read the full article

Entertaining?  This gadget will WOW your guests!

cool home gadget

Entertaining…. It’s not about fancy china, dim lighting, or serving impressive food.  It’s about the experience. You could have the fanciest serveware, the most delectable food and a dining room which looks like it belongs in the next issue of ‘Home and Garden’.  If your guests are not comfortable and conversation isn’t flowing, the overall vibe definitely doesn’t scream event of the year! There are a number of ways you can enhance your guest’s experience.  Here are my top 6 tips. THE GUEST LIST To start off with, choose your guest list wisely.  Whilst there is no hard and fast … Read the full article

Smartphone copy – Bringing your printer up to speed with your needs

Smartphone copy_PIXMA TS305

For all of us tech fanatics, using cool gadgets with nifty features is something we enjoy and look forward to. I know, Smartphone Copy sounds bland and translates to a mixture of new-age and archaic tech however the name does not do it justice. This is a new feature built into Canon’s Print application which allows you to “make a photocopy” using your smartphone and a printer. How it works All you need to do is take a picture of the document which you would like to copy with your phone. The application will then automatically recognise the document boundary … Read the full article

Inkjet vs Laser | The age-old debate

Inkjet vs laser

Choosing between inkjet and laser is something which puzzles us all when getting that new printer to replace the ancient device that’s been cramping our style for so long. We could go into the nitty-gritty details of their concept of operation and the different variants of both but we can all agree that it will take us nowhere. For those of you who do not know which is which, inkjet printers are those small printers you used to find in every household which make that weird dragging sound while they gradually push out printed media. Laser printers are different in … Read the full article