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Archives for June 2013

Who Needs Cable Or Satellite?

For many years our parents and their parents managed okay with just a few television channels to choose from. And then, all of a sudden, we had the emergence of cable and satellite media to make our home entertainment options a lot more interesting. There were some great sports and movie choices on offer, as well as hundreds of channels of pretty much garbage.  This was all well and good but as time has crept on, the charges seem to have risen and some of us have questioned whether or not this is such a good deal anymore? This article looks at the ways in which we can continue to enjoy our … [Read more...]

Tips To Buy Bluetooth Headset

Do you wan to buy a bluetooth headset? If yes, then you need to be careful about various factors related to the purchase of this gadget. Here is lowdown on how to buy bluetooth headset: 1. Before you buy, you need to determine its usage. Remember today you get a huge variety in bluetooth headset. There are different shapes and sizes of the headsets. So it all boils down to how you are using the headset. One of the easy ways to determine is by considering the conditions in which you will use the headset. For instance, you can use the headset in your quite air-conditioned office or in a noisy … [Read more...]

Repairing Your Own Video Game Console

When sitting around trying what route to go with this article, I thought maybe go for a specific problem, or maybe a specific console, but as I was doing research, I didn’t see many general articles that cover basic functionality for all (or most) systems. Image sent by author This article also comes at an interesting time in, which my Blu-ray drive just died for my PS3. I want to fix it myself instead of buying a slim since I use the backwards compatibility quite often. Plus, I’m technically savvy. Furthermore, Sony wanted me to pay $150 I don't have. Therefore I thought a self-repair … [Read more...]

Mario Kart DS –Why It’s My Favourite Game

Mario Kart is one of the most popular games that Nintendo has ever created, whilst Mario himself is the most loved characters in the gaming world and arguably the most well-known. With games such as Mario Kart, which have been created for both the Nintendo DS and 3DS handheld consoles, it isn't hard to see why it is so popular. Image source videogamesblogger.com Driving Mario Kart is a racing game, but it is not just your bog-standard race around a track against the computer. It is much more than a ‘win or lose’ style format; it's a fantastic game to enjoy with your friends and is a … [Read more...]

Mario Kart DS –Why It’s My Favourite Game

Mario Kart is one of the most popular games that Nintendo has ever created, whilst Mario himself is the most loved characters in the gaming world and arguably the most well-known. With games such as Mario Kart, which have been created for both the Nintendo DS and 3DS handheld consoles, it isn't hard to see why it is so popular. Image source videogamesblogger.com Driving Mario Kart is a racing game, but it is not just your bog-standard race around a track against the computer. It is much more than a ‘win or lose’ style format; it's a fantastic game to enjoy with your friends and is a … [Read more...]

All about BalckBerry Curve 8250

BlackBerry Curve 8250 can be compared with the other launches from the company, which includes the BlackBerry curve 8900. The similarities can be seen in all the features except for one. The rollerball, which allows navigation in the other BlackBerry models, is replaced with an optical pad in this new version. What is great about this is, the optical pad works like a touch pad allowing ease of use and offers accurate results. The touch pad is also strong enough to be used for a long term. However, there are a few disappointments too. The metal back is replaced with a plastic cover, which looks … [Read more...]

The Recent Convergence Of The Tablet And The Smart Phone – Why Is It Happening

When the first smart phones hit the street, they revolutionized the wireless industry and changed the way people communicated and stayed in touch. The emergence of the smart phone meant that the communication devices in our pockets could do far more than just make and receive phone calls – those devices could also surf the web, get real-time directions, send and receive email and even connect with computers back at the office. The impact was enormous, and it continues to be felt as more and more consumers replace their old basic cell phones with these newer and more capable smart devices. The … [Read more...]

Why Your Internet Isn’t as Fast as You Want it To Be

Ever wondered why your internet isn't as fast as you want it to be? Have you sat at your desktop pulling your hair out over painfully slow loading times? The truth is, your computer plays a huge role in how fast you can connect to the internet and how quickly you can surf the web. Why is Your Internet So Slow?  Image Via Flickr by Phillip Barron Check out the following reasons why your internet is not meeting your expectations; trojans, spyware, an unfragmented hard drive, not enough RAM, malfunctioning wireless card, broadband router settings, running background applications, or … [Read more...]

Why Your Internet Isn’t as Fast as You Want it To Be

Ever wondered why your internet isn't as fast as you want it to be? Have you sat at your desktop pulling your hair out over painfully slow loading times? The truth is, your computer plays a huge role in how fast you can connect to the internet and how quickly you can surf the web. Why is Your Internet So Slow?  Image Via Flickr by Phillip Barron Check out the following reasons why your internet is not meeting your expectations; trojans, spyware, an unfragmented hard drive, not enough RAM, malfunctioning wireless card, broadband router settings, running background applications, or … [Read more...]

Gizmos and Doohickeys for Your Favorite Trucker

The stereotypical trucker isn’t exactly viewed as someone who is well-versed in modern technology. This is one of the cases where the stereotype is far, far from actual reality. Truckers nowadays (and I suspect, always have been) comfortable with technology, as they often have an assortment of modern electronics in their rigs, especially tech that actually helps people with driving. Wireless technology? They have been on shortwave radios for as far as I can remember, too. You must be wondering by now what kind of gadgets a trucker could actually find useful when driving through the great … [Read more...]