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Google Chromecast newest streaming player review
A few days ago Google introduced Chromecast. Chromecast is a brand new device for streaming of digital content. The device of size of a flash stick could be easily connected to modern TVs via built-in HDMI connector. Chromecast streams digital content via Wi-Fi from mobile gadgets as well as laptops and PCs to TVs. Google continues to announce low price and high quality gadgets. Chromecast is not an exception. The price of the device is $35 that is times less than its competitors Apple TV and Roku 3 streaming players could offer.
Chromecast streiming player features
Out of the box Chromecast plays video and music as well as allows viewing photos and browser tabs that runs on the mobile device. Chromecast is a cross-platform device. It could be used to play multimedia content from iPhone and iPad as well as from devices running on Android Operating System. Windows and OS X Operating systems are also supported. So you can use your laptop and/or PC together with Chromecast for streaming multimedia content to your TV. Google streaming player is running under Chrome OS.
How to use Chromecast streiming player ?
Chromecast is designed for streaming to TV multimedia content provided by various popular services such as Netflix, YouTube, Google Play Movies & TV and Google Play Music. Simply connect the gadget via HDMI-connector to your TV and surf to the website of your favourite multimedia content provider from your mobile device. Find and press Cast button and enjoy your favourite movies streamed to your TV via W-Fi.
Chromecast is broadcast only the media content and not the entire screen of your mobile device, laptop or PC. The other useful feature of the device is the ability to operate even when your other device felt into the sleep mode.
Chromecast streaming player price and availability
Chromecast streaming player is currently available in US stores. The price of the device is just $35.
Mobile cinema for iPhone, iPad and iPod in your pocket
Aiptek MobileCinema i50D is a compact projector that belongs to the family of so called pico projectors. Pico projectors are typically very small and could be easily placed in your palm. Such mobility is greatly appreciated by frequent travelers. Pico projectors are normally used with mobile devices. For instance Aiptek MobileCinema i50D designed for Apple mobile gadgets such as iPhone, iPad and iPod.
Aiptek MobileCinema i50D pico projector review
Aiptek MobileCinema i50D compact projector could be used for watching movies and pictures as well as presentations. Although the quality of the picture providing by the compact projector is not that high as with modern powerful office projectors but portability and light weight make them very useful while traveling.
Mobile projector for Apple gadgets
Aiptek MobileCinema i50D compact projector is especially designed for Apple gadgets: iPhone, iPad and iPod. The mobile projector is compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4/4S, 3rd and 4th generation of iPod Touch, as well as with iPad tablets up to 4th generation. Aiptek MobileCinema projector connects to Apple gadgets through a standard 30-pin connector. In general Aiptek MobileCinema pico projector could run on iOS version 4 and above.
Aiptek MobileCinema i50D compact projector design
Aiptek MobileCinema i50D compact projector comes with aluminium case with top and bottom panels made from black glossy plastic. Such combination of materials provides the optimal balance of size and weight of the device. The size of the device is 67x74x20 mm and the weight is 110 grams
Aiptek MobileCinema i50D main features and functionality
Aiptek MobileCinema i50D compact projector leverage DLP-technology for image projection with a diagonal of 6 to 60 inches. The minimum distance to the surface on which the projection is performed is 20 cm and the maximum is 2 m. Naturally, the larger the diagonal, the lower the brightness of the image. If maximum projection area needed then all lights should be off in the room in order to get good quality picture.
MobileCinema i50D compact projector projects pictures with a resolution of 640×480 pixels and the light output of 35 lumens. The projector comes with advanced energy-saving RGB-LEDs with a service life up to 20 thousand hours.
Aiptek MobileCinema i50D compact projector controls
The management of the device is controlled by two buttons and a small wheel. One button functions as a power switch turning power on and off. The second button controls built-in rechargeable battery. When pressed it activates charging of connected mobile device. The battery is capable to fully charge iPhone and iPod. iPad could also be charged up to 80% Focusing the image is controlled by the small wheel located at the left end of the projector.
Aiptek MobileCinema i50D compact projector Battery
Built-in Li-Polymer battery 1850 mAh battery provides up to 120 minutes of working time to the projector. The battery could be charged via the microUSB-socket – either from the PC or from the power outlet using standard Apple charger. There are three led lights located nearby control buttons indicating the status of the battery charge.
Aiptek MobileCinema i50D integration with Apple gadgets
Aiptek MobileCinema i50D pico projector could work with Apple gadgets out of the box without any additional settings. You just need to connect your iPhone/iPad/iPod to the projector and you are ready to go. Just use your favourite multimedia applications. For example, AV Player transmits the image to the projector just in one touch. Some games also support video output mode. “Video” and “Photo” embedded applications are also supported.
Aiptek MobileCinema i50D compact projector software
For better integration of Aiptek MobileCinema i50D with Apple devices manufacturer developed Aiptek Viewer software that is available for free in App Store. The application contains six menu items:
- Photo & Video essentially duplicates the functionality of iOS embedded utilities
- Browser is a simple browser
- Social Network brings to the big screen information from social networks like Twitter, Facebook and others
- YouTube – projects videos from the popular online service
- Google Maps that make the projector works with the famous maps service.
MobileCinema i50D compact projector price and availability
MobileCinema i50D is currently available for the price of $237.45
iCade Mobile Review
IPhone is quite a powerful platform that could run very decent games according to today’s high standards. iCade developed pretty simple and affordable portable gaming Controller for iPhone. iCade Mobile gaming controller could run over 400 games and compatible with iPhone 4, 4s and iPod Touch. Furthermore, it turns on the vertical axis at 90 degrees, taking the horizontal and vertical position.
According to the developers iCade Mobile users will get a real tactile contact with the device. The standard touch-screen is good for many games, but nothing could replace buttons when it comes to modern fighting games that require fast reactions. iCade Mobile equipped by D-pad , standard joysticks action buttons and four switches, each of which is designed to withstand the most dynamic battle games.
iCade Mobile Price
Ion iCade Mobile Game Controller for iPhone/iPod Touch is on sale. Current price is $28.30
Best smartphone to buy in 2013 : $650 and up price category
In this blog post we have compiled the newest and most advanced smartphones of 2013. There are more than just flagship products. These smartphones represent top innovations and latest trends in the technical world. So what is the best smartphone to buy in 2013 ?
Samsung Galaxy S4
Samsung Galaxy S4 is the main competitor of iPhone 5. It is the most recent and advanced smartphone of Samsung Galaxy family.Sales of this model are booming. Samsung sold 10 million of Galaxy S4 this month. The hardware of the device is very impressive. Powered by eight-core processor, equipped by 5-inch Full HD display, top notch 13 mpx camera and amazing set of 9 sensors including thermometer and humidity sensor. Technological power is the main feature of Galaxy S4. Design of the device is not that impressive because of the cheap-looking plastic body. However a lot of customers are choosing latest technology power versus to the balanced and stylish Apple iPhone 5.
Apple iPhone 5
If you are looking for compact smartphone with top-end features then there is nothing more convenient than Apple iPhone 5. iPhone 5 has an army of loyal customers and is still one of the best choices even after 6 months after the release. Lightweight and slim iPhone 5 comes with powerful hardware and fully packed by various business and entertainment functionality combined with superior quality high resolution Retina display with aspect ratio of 16 to 9.
However iPhone 5 body is made from gentle anodized aluminum and therefore is not resistible to scratches. But this should not be an issue because there are many high quality defender cases available on the market. Some of them have additional built-in batteries that could significantly increase the battery life of iPhone 5.
HTC Oneis a quad-core smartphone with an extremely fine-grained 4.7 –inch Full HD display, powerful Beats Audio system and impressive metallic body. Besides the great build quality, beautiful sound quality of external speakers this model has all the features of the flagship device such as excellent performance and elegant entertainment components including UltraPixel camera. Such innovations made HTC One the most successful smartphone model in HTC history. This month HTC sold 5 million HTC One smartphones. This is the record for the company.
Which smartphone is the best for you?
Every year new smartphones are introduced in the mobile market. Best engineers and designers are working on them to make better looking, more powerful, reach featured and less power consuming devices. Consumers just need to select a model that completely in-tact with their preferences and life style. Regardless of the price all smartphones are designed to make and receive phone calls. Additional functionality is that we are paying extra money for. When selecting a phone pay attention on its features that significant to you. Which smartphone is the best for you? It is not matter of price only.
Compare futures of above mentioned smartphones in the table below. Please do not upset if you did not find what you want. Your phone may either in other price category or is not yet released. In both cases we will try to help you by providing fresh information about new models and other price category smartphones.
To be continued …
Significant smartphone innovations triggers new Sales Trend
Significant smartphone innovations are major factors of success of the flagship models on the market. A new smartphone sales trend just appeared this spring. Number of per-orders and sales of flagship smartphones Sony Xperia Z and HTC One made a record. Both companies are quickly increasing their share of the market. Their main competitors are still Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S4.
The majority of analysts say that such success is the result of significant smartphone innovations. New flagship smartphones came with the most modern processors, Full HD displays, and attractive design
HTC One sales record
Sales records are confirmed by publication of the internal letter of HTC. Number of pre-orders on HTC One was the highest in the history of the company.
HTC One innovations
Slim aluminium body of HTC One perfectly fits the hand and comes with some significant features such as Optical Stabilizer of camera and built-in infrared transmitter button that allows control home appliances.HTC One was the first smartphone with the latest quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 600. In addition to extraordinary CPU power Snapdragon 600 offers reduced energy consumption up to 20%. Ultra High Resolution display of HTC One is combined with an excellent high resolution camera with a spectacular shooting mode HTC Zoe. It supports high-speed continuous shooting with the ability to view the result as a photo or three-second clip, which are then automatically assembled into thematic videos.
Sony Xperia Z
According to some asian analysts Sony sold 4.6 million units of Xperia Z in 40 days – it’s a slightly less than last year’s record of Samsung Galaxy S3. New Sony Xperia Z also has significant advantage in a form of a water-resistant body that protects the smartphone from moisture and dust and attractive design in a form of the rectangular block of polished glass.