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Archives for April 2013

Pc or Mac–Which One Should a Gamer Choose?

Video games have become a very important hobby for a lot of people, it is a way for them to relieve stress through aspects such as puzzle solving as well as watching stories take place. However there is a whole other side to gaming as well, ‘e-sports’ are also becoming more and more popular to the degree that many people make their money out of playing games and then live stream them to thousands of people around the world. Image source pcgamingcorner.com There are also huge tournaments that are set up for some of the big competitive games that have prizes of millions of dollars. With all … [Read more...]

Pc or Mac–Which One Should a Gamer Choose?

Video games have become a very important hobby for a lot of people, it is a way for them to relieve stress through aspects such as puzzle solving as well as watching stories take place. However there is a whole other side to gaming as well, ‘e-sports’ are also becoming more and more popular to the degree that many people make their money out of playing games and then live stream them to thousands of people around the world. Image source pcgamingcorner.com There are also huge tournaments that are set up for some of the big competitive games that have prizes of millions of dollars. With all … [Read more...]

PressReader Review

The PressReader it’s an app which works on IOS, Android, Windows and Blackberry devices and it allows users to read publications from cover-to-cover, just as you would in-print. Image source pressreader.com I tested the app on my Asus EeePad Transformer Prime TF201 tablet. PressReader review The PressReader is easy to use. All I had to do was install the app from Google Play and choose the country and the magazine/newspaper I wanted to read. The rest was really easy also. With simple gestures I could read the articles I wants, zoom in and out and browse thru publications. There are … [Read more...]

What Is LED Technology?

Light emitting diodes (LEDs) are found everywhere today, from simple indicator lights on electronic equipment to traffic signals to the LED backlights found in LCD televisions. They form the individual pixels on giant outdoor video screens and the light source in the optical mice used with computers. In spite of the wide variety of uses to which LEDs are put, the technology behind them is relatively simple. Image source i-adapters.com What is an LED? Diodes are semiconductor devices, just like the familiar transistors. Made of nonconductive material, they are doped with substances to add … [Read more...]

How to Protect Your Gadgets This Summer

Whether you’re off on holiday somewhere, or racking up a list of festivals to visit, taking your precious gadgets with you is always a dilemma. Is it better to leave them at home, and have them miss out on the event they were bought to capture, or do you take the risk that they go, but maybe won’t come home with you? We’ve put together a fool-proof guide to help you make up your mind! Image source techistan.com - Be ruthless The best way to protect your gadgets is to leave behind everything that isn’t necessary. It would be great to have your Kindle at a festival, for the mornings, but … [Read more...]

Must Have Gadgets For 2013

So, while we were all playing with our new iPad minis over Christmas, did any of us spare a thought for what 2013 might bring? What new gadgets will be on the market to wow tech geeks and what will some of us be camping outside stores for this year? Image source ecotarget.com Who knows exactly what the next 12 months will bring, but one thing we do know for sure is that we couldn’t be more excited about it. So here are three great products we just can’t wait to get our hands on this year. Just remember, if you splash out ensure you visit the Swinton website for cheap home insurance … [Read more...]

Iron Man Gadgets

At QuizFactor we are all about big quizzes. Iron Man aka Tony Stark uses state-of-the-art gadgets to battle crime and protect the citizens of the world with his high tech flying suits. To celebrate today's release of Iron Man 3 in cinemas, we have explored the high tech world of his suits and the amazing gadgets inside them. A fictional engineer, billionaire and founder of multi-billion technology business Stark Industries, Tony Stark has a world of fantastic technology literally in the palm of his hand. Throughout his comic book and cinematic history, Tony has crafted a huge number of … [Read more...]

10 Of The Best Gadgets For Disorganised People

If you are one of those people who finds staying organised a hopeless task, there are countless gadgets available that could help to make your life easier. From simple organisers to remote systems for controlling home appliances, here are 10 of the best modern gadgets to help you stay organised on a daily basis. Images sent by author 1. Receipt Scanner There are numerous types of receipt scanners on the market, but they all serve the same basic purpose. These mini scanners allow you to quickly scan anything from receipts to business cards to letters. If you constantly find yourself … [Read more...]

Five Fun Gadgets To Trick Out Your Home

Every home is a direct representation of its inhabitants’ tastes and lifestyles. And today, some of the coolest things to use in adding those desired personal touches to your home are gadgets and cool electronic devices. Whether your intention is to boast some status, be more secure, or even to have a more digital, ergonomic home, here are five fun gadgets perfect for tricking out your home. Image sent by author Transparent TV One of the coolest and happening new items for the home is the transparent television. Transparent televisions are an immediate eye-catcher. There are only a … [Read more...]

5 Vacuums That Really Suck (like They Should)

Every few years, vacuum manufacturers claim to have invented a vacuum cleaner that utilizes a new technology which will revolutionize cleaning in the home. Finding out how the vacuums on the market today actually stack up with one another involves more than looking at the technology at work on the inside, however. Consumers must take into account the cost of the vacuum, the noise which it produces, and just what model is best suited for their cleaning needs. Some people need to tackle both floors and carpets. Others need to be able to take on weeks of accumulated pet hair while others are … [Read more...]