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Archives for January 2012

Motorola Xoom 2 Media Edition review

When the first Motorola Xoom was released in 2011 it acted as a showcase for the then new Android 3.0 operating system as well as dual core processing on a tablet. A year on has seen the market develop further and in an attempt to diversify the Xoom 2 Media Edition (ME) has been launched. It pitches itself as a more portable alternative to the fully fledged Xoom 2, but retains most of its features. Does this make it a worthy tablet choice or just another iPad knock-off? The Xoom 2 ME occupies a relatively obscure part of the market when it comes to screen size because its 8.2 inch display … [Read more...]

A Fun And Useful Kitchen Gadget OCD Chef Chopping Board

Since I have discovered Jamie Oliver I‘ve start cooking and because I like gadgets I’m constantly looking for new, exciting kitchen devices. Recently I found a tool called OCD Chef Chopping Board. This is the perfect kitchen gadget for the amateur chef. It helps you get perfect cuts every time. This cutting board made out of strong, long-lasting beechwood maps out precise measurements for chopping and dicing to make sure all of your culinary exploits come out inch-perfect. Using the OCD Chef Chopping Board you will have the veggies cut perfectly. Ideal for cooking or just preparing a … [Read more...]

Pop-up MicroLite Review

I just got a new little gadget for review. It is called Pop-up MicroLite and it is a practical small, portable lighting device. This small gadget is designed to offer you a light when you need one. It is small and rally easy to use. Useful to illuminate toolboxes, breaker panels, remote controls, cars/trucks/boats, camping gear, emergency kits, purses,drawers & cabinets, computer ports, briefcases, tackle boxes, backpacks and more. Pop-up MicroLite features: 2 Lumens super bright LED hands free 30h life time lithium batteries water resistant sticks to anything … [Read more...]

A4Tech HoleLess Wireless Mouse Review

In the last few days I was testing the A4Tech HoleLess wireless mouse. This is a smart mouse which has a lot of useful features like screen capture, tutor pen and multimedia, internet and office functions. If you want a good wireless mouse all you have to do is to insert the wireless multi-link receiver into an USB port and put a battery into the mouse and you are done. If you want to use all the features of this mouse you will have to install the software (you can download it from www.a4tech.com/g9) and read the manual. A4Tech HoleLess wireless mouse has an innovative hidden sensor which … [Read more...]

Testing Your Website

This post will be a little more technical and it was made for the website owners or managers who want to test and improve their sites. I will be talking about Jmeter technologies and how we can use the stress tests for a website. Site performance technologies Using site performance technologies we can see how our website is responding when a large number of visitors enter simultaneously on a specific page. We all want good search engines positions for our sites and we want to offer the user a good web experience. We all know that Google and visitors appreciate speed. If your site loads slow … [Read more...]

Best Valentine’s Day Gadgets

Valentine’s Day is a day for celebrating love, friendship and relationships. Like most of our modern holidays, commercialism has infiltrated and taken over the occasion, but the giving and receiving of gifts does not have to be without feeling. All this emotion can make shopping for the perfect gift for your significant other a difficult one. For men, chocolates, roses, teddy bears and the standard women’s gifts may be easy to find and purchase, but just not the right fit for their girlfriend or wife. As for the women out there, finding a gift for the men in your life can truly feel like a … [Read more...]

Best Valentine’s Day Gadgets

Valentine’s Day is a day for celebrating love, friendship and relationships. Like most of our modern holidays, commercialism has infiltrated and taken over the occasion, but the giving and receiving of gifts does not have to be without feeling. All this emotion can make shopping for the perfect gift for your significant other a difficult one. For men, chocolates, roses, teddy bears and the standard women’s gifts may be easy to find and purchase, but just not the right fit for their girlfriend or wife. As for the women out there, finding a gift for the men in your life can truly feel like a … [Read more...]

Top electronic gadgets for 2012

Technology is moving so quickly it’s hard to keep pace. Every few months, new gadgets are launched onto the market aimed at making life faster and easier. However, it is usually in the first few months of the year we see the biggest ‘reveals’. Technology companies want to be the first of the year to launch their newest and best products and one of the biggest international tech events of the year is CES. This year it’s run from 10-13 January in Las Vegas. All kinds of products will be launched this year at CES and other tech fairs, and here are some of our recent favourites. Cool cable … [Read more...]