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Posts from the ‘Android’ Category

15
Dec

DJI Phantom 2 Vision

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Been absent for a while due to work and family but very occasionally something comes up which just HAS to be shared with the world.

Over the past decade Ive had a lot of toys, gadgets, semi professional and professional RC but none have been so much fun as……………..The DJI Phantom 2 Vision. 

The DJI Phantom 2 Vision is a $1,200 consumer drone. Costly yes……worth it? Read more »

3
Sep

Popcorn Hour A400 hands on.

The future belongs to media players. We have seen some great media players such as the Apple Tv, Roku, WD and so on but none have actually wanted to make me shift from my Bluray players to them till I used the Popcorn Hour A400.

CaaptureThe A400 is the fourth generation media player from Syabas(Now Cloud Media) and is their latest and greatest(my personal opinion). Measuring at  7.2 inches wide, 6.2 inches deep and 2.2 inches high and weighs 2.86 pounds, don’t let the size fool you. This is one powerful device.

I transferred the heaviest movie I had( Life of Pi which was in excess of 45GB) and hit the play button thinking it would take a good few minutes so play but surprisingly in less than 5 seconds it did the trick. The same file when played thru Apple TV………well I just got tired of waiting.  Read more

15
Aug

Sonos Playbar

Sonos Playbar

Sonos is one of the greatest things to happen to music in some time now. For those of you who dont know what Sonos is, you must check it out here.

Their latest is the Playbar. Personally Ive heard Read more

20
Jun

Brief Review Lumia 925

Lumia 925Lumia 925 is the latest Windows based handset from Nokia. With specs almost identical to the Lumia 920, this feels like a slight upgrade from the previous Lumia. The biggest issue I personally had with the 920 was its size/weight and no option of expandable memory. Read more

6
Jun

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

Screen Shot 2013-07-01 at 3.48.09 PMWhile Im not the biggest fan of the Samsung Galaxy series of smartphones(due to their plastic feel),I have to admit that whats under the hood is remarkable. The Samsung Galaxy S4 is one of the most powerful devices out there today and their new varient has taken it a step further(of Course there have been water and dust resistant phones such as the Xperia Z and Active). Meet the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active. Read more

19
May

Unlock Samsung Galaxy S4

SGS4The SGS4 is the latest and possibly the greatest(If you can get over the build quality) handset out there.

Now before going any further please do the below mentioned at your own risk.

Network locked devices can be a pain because you are stuck with the carrier. On the upside, these devices are usually offered at a subsidized rates. There are a few ways to unlock a network locked device with 3rd party softwares which can be a little complicated. Today Ill share with you the way to unlock this device without the need of any software. A few simple steps and you’re done.  Read more »

15
Apr

HTC ONE(M7) Hands On

MTC One M7Enough cant be sent about this handsets. I have always liked the build quality of HTC and the ONE is definitely following the tradition of a great looking design. It is the most beautiful phone out there.

Specs wise the One delivers.  With a full HD screen, an “Ultra Pixel” camera, fantastic speakers and a completely new way to see your social media. The all-aluminum chassis, using a zero-gap unibody design makes this phone one of the best looking devices ever seen.

Screen:

The HTC One is almost all Read more »

15
Mar

Samsung Galaxy S4. Everything you need to know.

SGS4The long awaited SGS4 has been officially announced. Since the web is full of reviews and information I think its better to point you to in that direction.

The Announcement:

S View Flip Cover and S Band:

Knox and Home Sync:

Hands On 1:

Hands On 2:

Software Features:

SGS4 vs SGS3:

22
Feb

HTC One brief review

HTC one

  • Processor: 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600
  • RAM: 2GB RAM
  • Display: 4.7-inch 1080p LCD display, 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
  • Cameras: 4 megapixel “UltraPixel” camera, 1080p video, optical image stabilization (OIS), front-facing camera
  • Storage: 32/64GB storage. Unfortunately no expansion slot.
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, HSPA, GPS, NFC, microUSB, MHL port, LTE, IR Blaster
  • Audio: Dual stereo speakers, Beats Audio integration
  • Battery: 2,300 mAh battery, non-removable
  • Software: Android Jelly Bean, Sense 5 UI Read more »
22
Dec

Micro 3D Projector

AAXA LED Showtime 3DProjectors, the same way as Tv’s have come a long way. They are getting smaller and smaller with higher brightness and better contract ratio. One company who are making such projectors is called AAXA Technologies. One of their latest product is a portable 720p Led projector. Now Ive actually used a few of these portable gadgets but none have impressed me so far. Due to the portability of these projectors, one of compromise that has to be made is its lumens. The best portable one so far in my personal experience has been Optoma Pico 301. With its 50 lumens it was a decent experience watching a movie on a 60” screen( Can go up to 120″) This is what one expects from such a small machine. Read more »