I’m a minimalist by heart, so small, powerful, or multi-function devices tend to grab my attention to at least take a peek. With the growing number of mobile devices and accessories, you’d guess right that I’m almost always checking something out. External storage and external battery packs are quite popular, for good reason. Mobile lifestyles more »
Call it conditioning, developed over many years: Tiny speakers always make me think, “Oh boy, is this going to sound tinny.” That’s why I was so pleasantly surprised by the Democracy Revolving Portable Bluetooth Speaker. Made by folks with backgrounds in car audio, Democracy handles deep bass with aplomb and displays no noticeable distortion even when it’s cranked all the way up.
On our sister site, TeleRead, Chris Meadows has long lamented the lack of an iPod Touch alternative on Android. He’d speculated earlier this year that a cheap Android phone might be the way to go, and recently he took the plunge and bought one. He also got rid of his iPad and is now a straight Android user.
One thing about that kinda scary Amazon drone story: How will the drones defend themselves? You might recall that we have a gun violence problem in this country, as well as a lot of crazy/angry people with itchy trigger fingers and/or lots of time on their hands.
Google unveiled the Android 4.4 KitKat, which was designed to run on older devices with low-end specifications and with RAM as low as 512MB. After this news, a majority of people hoped that manufacturers will update their low-cost devices to the latest Android 4.4 KitKat. Unfortunately, there’s no such news from any OEM, but a leaked internal document mentioned Samsung will update several of its old devices to Android 4.4 KitKat.
The age of the physical QWERTY keyboard-toting handhelds is long gone, despite BlackBerry’s best efforts, however that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t expect a retro-looking little gizmo to pop up here and there from time to time.
Recently, Oppo announced that its flagship Oppo N1 with a rotatable camera will hit the shelves in global markets including America and Europe starting December 10th for $599.
Assuming this year’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday didn’t make you bankrupt or lowered your credit score to negative values and are still on the lookout for some solid electronic deals, Micro Center stores have one heck of a promotion going on.
As you know, Google Glass is becoming more of a reality everyday. But for those of us who are not in the developers’ inner circle, we’re all just waiting for more news about the release date and features. But it seems Conan O’Brien didn’t feel like waiting any longer, and he took it upon himself to showcase what he thought the features of Google Glass should be. Conan introduced the over-bearing Google Glass Helper, which does exactly what it sounds like: helps you with almost everything. Well actually, everything.
Amazon has gone out of its way to make the Kindle Fire tablets absolute steals this beginning of the holiday shopping season, but just because Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us, it doesn’t mean the retailer’s special offers have to stop.
We’ve seen several leaked images of the Verizon Nokia Lumia 929 in the past few weeks. The leaks intensified this week when we spotted Nokia Lumia 929 with Verizon branding from Mexican shores.
We’ll update this section each day with the latest CES 2014 rumors. As with all rumors, take these with a grain of salt. Heard something? Say something! Let us know about the rumors you’ve heard at jpaone at napco.com and if they check out we’ll publish your social media account or blog as a source! more »