The tiny device connects to your Android smartphone through the micro USB 2.0 connector to enable microSD card reader functionality. You can use it whenever you need to transfer files from your phone to a computer or from the computer to the phone. Read more
The Smartbean device is a Bluetooth receiver designed to add wireless capability to your wired headphones. In case you’ve found the perfect headphones but they are wired, you can use Smartbean to connect to your phone or other Bluetooth-enabled audio source. Read more
The Mighty Buds Earphones are something that makes you stand out in the night, because the cable lights up and the colored light reacts to the beat. They look great and work great for listening to the music while on the street, as well as for hands-free phone conversations. Read more
ZAGG Pocket Keyboard is one of the latest products launched by ZAGG for iPhone and Android smartphone users, providing a slim yet spacious mobile keyboard that connects via Bluetooth and also works as a stand for the handset. Read more
Looking at a shiny new smartphone on display at a store is impressive enough, but removed from the bright lights of an electronics outlet or smartphone retailer, the sleek profiles and vivid displays of the modern smartphone are not what have made them such a universal tool in our lives.
The apps and widgets that a user chooses, such as social media services, games and informational utilities like news and traffic, are what truly makes a smartphone so smart. Together, apps and widgets work to expand the range of capabilities a smartphone has and make these advanced features more intuitive to use. Each of these types of program plays its own role in enhancing the functionality of a smartphone, and it is important for smartphone owners to understand the difference.
Mobile apps are complete and self-sustained computer programs intended for use on smartphone platforms such as iOS and Android. Apps can be free as well as paid, and represent a wide range of functionalities from entertainment to media playback to Web browsing. The term “app” refers to the full complement of features within the program, including the main content, settings and functions such as search and posting. Read more
Kalt is a new mobile accessory that turns your smartphone or tablet into a thermometer. You don’t have to touch the object because the built-in sensor can read the infrared energy emitted by the object and translates it into readable temperature. You can read it in Fahrenheit, Kelvin or Celsius. Read more
For many years I looked for something that could help me convert my old cassette tapes to a digital format until I had the chance to review the Stereo USB Cassette Capture Device. It made it easy to turn my old cassettes to MP3s and save them to the computer. The device works also as cassette player. You only need to connect it to the computer via an USB cable and start the conversion through the interface of the included software. EZCAP230 is a new device that makes things even easier. With it you only need an USB flash drive. Read more
For those who need to record something illegal without being seen, a pair or earphones with hidden camera would help if you’re disguised as a regular person. One time I did this myself but I used my phone’s camera, with the phone over the ear, pretending I was arguing with someone at the other end. The Headphone Hidden Camera allows you to record to the left or right while looking ahead. Read more
When you’re in a hurry, losing your child in a mall is not uncommon if it’s crowded. One in five times while I’m at the mall shopping I hear the voice from the speakers asking parents to get their lost child from the info desk area. Malls are safe, but while outside running, it’s hard for people to find their lost dog. While children can speak to say their name and address, dogs can wear a tag with the name and phone number on the collar, but when you’re losing your bag, laptop or other important object, it becomes almost impossible to recover it. BTrace is a device that can help you in all these three cases. Read more
Rave is one of those cases that provides double functionality, being useful as a protective layer on your handset, as well as a stand. What I like most about it is the built-in stand design and that it’s available for both the iPhone and iPad. Read more