Month: April 2013

Samsung Galaxy S4: A smarter, sleeker, faster smartphone

After the huge success of Galaxy SIII, Samsung is quite confident about its latest release, Galaxy S4. This newly launched android-based smartphone is meant to make your life richer, simpler, and more fun. It includes a number of enhanced features than its predecessors, but is that really enough to make the company proud and do well in the fiercely competitive smartphone market? Let’s discern Samsung Galaxy S4 and its unique traits. Design As far as design of S4 is concerned it boasts of incredibly-wide FULL HD Super AMOLED screen and slim body that is neatly encased in a polycarbonate body. Up until now, it is the lightest and most refined Galaxy by Samsung. Capture all the fun The newest Samsung Galaxy S4 allows you to capture all your actions as it is wherever you are. Various options available, including Dual Shot, Sound & Shot, Drama Shot, Group Play, Story Album, and Samsung Hub offers you a unique way to relive your exciting memories. Stay close to your near and dear ones With features like S Translator and ChatON, language is no more a barrier and communicating is easy and uncomplicated. Samsung Galaxy 4 is a great way to get in touch with your friends, family or other acquaintances when they are apart. You can share and explore each other’s favorite games, music, as well as files. Make everyday tasks...

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Must-have tech gadgets for digital home security

A digitally equipped home is incomplete and insecure without proper security in place. Well, technology has the power to grant most of your wishes, if not all. There are a number of digital security gadgets and tools that move up the radar and put your house in total control. From smoke detectors to thermostat controls and from windows sensors to garage door controls, these tech gadgets allow you to remotely control your home from your laptop, Android device, or an iPad. Moreover, you can set your own programs and sequence of events, connecting multiple systems to one power control. Take the help of these digital security solutions and give your home a complete and a competent security solution: Lockitron – An intelligent digital security gadget Place Lockitron over your existing deadbolt and you can easily use your phone to lock/unlock the door from anywhere. Simple, isn’t it? This intelligent digital security tech gadget can sense when someone walks to your door using its Bluetooth technology so that you can open the door through your iPhone from virtually anywhere. Best of all, it informs you if someone tries to mess with it. So, anytime the door opens, you get a notification on your phone, thus putting your home security system under complete control. But, why just doors, with digital security in place, we can remote control every aspect of our...

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Is your digital home missing these tech gadgets?

Do you wish for an app that lets you know when to buy new milk, remove grass strains, or remotely let the repairmen know that things need to be fixed. Well, technology is all about getting smarter with each passing day and manufacturers have already started building home appliances that communicate easily with you as well as among themselves, helping us eventually head toward having a single user interface that can manage our entire home. Considering the new wave in home electronics, many major players in the industry are taking a crack at newer technologies that can let your home tech gadgets communicate with you as well as each other. Let’s take a sneak peek at some of the home automation technologies and tech gadgets that are turning our homes into a digital paradise. Samsung T9000 – Much more than just a refrigerator The first wave of digitally equipped tech gadgets is already here as we welcome refrigerators that feature touchscreen. Samsung has already turned your refrigerator into a billboard, a baby monitor, and even a multi-media notepad that lets you jot down every idea that come across your mind, build your grocery list, track down food that lies in your fridge and find recipes to match the inventory.  Controlled by your smartphone, the Samsung T9000 refrigerator can also act as your baby monitor. When you place your phone...

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Tech gadgets that promise connected digital entertainment

For years, your regular home appliances have toiled without companionship. They always worked as big boxes that used to sit around the corner of your home, giving you limited functionality. But not anymore! Like all other technologies that surround us, home tech gadgets have also seen the light of change. Today, appliances can actually communicate to the outside world. They can connect to your phone, negotiate rates with power companies, customize your wash cycles, light your house on their own, and even remotely inform the repairmen about the next service cycle. To fit the bill, a handful of smart technologies are already here, and some on their way soon. Whether you want to watch a YouTube video on your TV, liberate your digital music collection from your regular headphones and speakers, or browse your latest photo collection on a big screen, now it’s all possible. Consumer interest in high-tech digital entertainment solutions is on rise and many manufacturers have crafted their own technologies to enrich your connected home experience. Let’s take a look at them. A one-point control system for your digital devices If controlling your digital entertainment ecosystem is becoming more and more confusing, with a pile of remotes cluttering your table, then it’s the time to take the guesswork out of your controlling system and make it interesting and fun to deal with. Bring home a Bitwise...

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Listen or Tweet music with Twitter #Music app

If you are using Twitter #Music app and wondering how it is different from other music services, the answer is new music-discovery service wrapped in a stunning user interface. Currently available for iPhone, this app allows you to discover the most popular tracks and emerging artists. Twitter #Music app is the best place to find music-related information, find and follow musicians, and learn which artists they follow. What’s more, you can easily play the track you like right from the interface. Also, Twitter #Music encourages instant sharing. You can tweet the track you are listening to straight from the screen. Once you clearly understand how to navigate the app, you can enjoy non-stop music streaming. There are as many as four screens that you can access on this app- Popular, Emerging, Suggested, and #NowPlaying. Amongst the four screens, Popular features the currently popular artists on Twitter and Emerging showcases the blooming artists who are creating twitter buzz. While on the other hand, Suggested gives a complied list of artists based on the artists you are currently following. And #NowPlaying tells you about the music your followers are listening to. As far as source for music is concerned, Twitter says it is a combination of iTunes, Rdio and Spotify. From all of these, iTunes reviews play automatically, whereas for full songs you will need to have an account on Rdio...

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