Posts by tag: smartphone

Cool Web Apps & Sites July 21, 2014 posted by

Pocket lets you read, watch, and explore the web when you’ve got time to spare [Freeware]

Am I the only one who reads long form articles any more? I suspect not, and I guess also that like me, most people find it difficult to fit in this reading before their lunch break is over. Or I see something I want to read and email it to myself to read when I have the time. So I end up with fifteen emailed links to sort through at the end of the day. Pocket is an app that…

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Pocket lets you read, watch, and explore the web when you’ve got time to spare [Freeware]
Fun & Games July 8, 2014 posted by

Ubooly Interactive Learning Toy – keeping little hands busy and phones safe

We talked about the Ubooly Interactive Learning Toy a couple of years ago but they’ve since made some neat improvements, the most important of which is the fact the product is now compatible with both IOS and Android devices. So now you can give your child the same kind of fun experience with this interactive plush, but using a low cost device as the core.

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Ubooly Interactive Learning Toy – keeping little hands busy and phones safe
Gadgets December 4, 2013 posted by

SmartPlane – it’s easy, it’s fun, and it’s crashproof

We all have a little pilot inside us, from paper planes to flight simulators, everyone wants to zoom around, right? Recently radio controlled planes have become more popular than ever because the technology makes them easier to fly and more fun too. And now there’s a new generation of smartphone controlled craft which makes it all even more enjoyable.

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SmartPlane – it’s easy, it’s fun, and it’s crashproof
Gadgets November 4, 2013 posted by

Yezz Andy A5 – a budget Android smartphone? I’ll stick with my iPhone for now, thanks… [Hands-on]

The Yezz Andy A5 Android smartphone was released earlier this year, and we recently got a chance to go hands-on. If you aren’t familiar with Yezz (as I wasn’t), it’s a smartphone handset supplier that specializes in budget devices, including smartphones and tablets. Their devices work on most GSM networks (including T-Mobile and AT&T in the US), and they all ship unlocked, so all you have to do is pop in a SIM card and you are set to go….

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Yezz Andy A5 – a budget Android smartphone? I’ll stick with my iPhone for now, thanks… [Hands-on]
Gadgets October 26, 2013 posted by

iKettle – lets you boil your kettle with your smartphone

Nowadays technology has made us all a bit lazy. Lazy enough to sit in front of the computer whole day looking at cute kittens and Instagramming our food. Even boiling a kettle for a couple of minutes seems like a waste of time which could be spent posting on Facebook. Wouldn’t it be awesome if our kettle was smart enough to boil the water on its own? So we could spend more time doing these all important things we love,…

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iKettle – lets you boil your kettle with your smartphone
Gadgets September 12, 2013 posted by

Kapture – record life’s best moments with a single tap

We have all experienced something worth recording in our life, be it the first words of a baby, a hysterical joke by a friend, or maybe a genius thought at some random time. Though smartphones and tablets already provide a solution for capturing audio it’s not simple. By the time you take out your phone the moment is usually gone.

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Kapture – record life’s best moments with a single tap
Reviews August 21, 2013 posted by

AB Shutter – wireless remote makes it easy to take cool self portrait photos with your phone [Review]

Have you ever been in the situation where you want to take a photograph of the two of you together on vacation, but there’s no-one around to help out? Or you’re trying to grab a cool shot of you in front of that rare Sumatran tiger, but you’re not sure you can trust any nearby stranger to get it right (or not run off with your phone?). Well now there’s a cool solution.

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AB Shutter – wireless remote makes it easy to take cool self portrait photos with your phone [Review]
Bookmark This! June 25, 2012 posted by

Alive Video Wallpaper is the first HD live video wallpaper for Android which doesn’t suck [Freeware]

There’s a bunch of live wallpaper apps out there for Android, which typically come with a variety of different features and formats. Some are little more than animated slide-shows, others deliver pitifully low resolution video or stutter badly in operation. But to date there’s been no real ‘practical’ video wallpaper product which didn’t suck up all your phone’s processing power or battery life.

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Bookmark This! June 1, 2012 posted by

Survival Guide makes your smartphone a lifesaver [Freeware]

Never mind the hassles of fighting your way through department store sales day, you never know when things could get really rough. Like, eat or be eaten rough. And when that day comes you’re going to need a friend close by who can stop you doing stupid, and ensure that you have at least a fighting chance of surviving one night without peril.

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