Lifestyle Gadget Blog - Part 42


Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 Available by the End of November

Published by on October 30, 2012 under Mobile

Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 Available by the End of November

Two of the newest and coolest smartphones that you can get your hands on very soon come from Nokia and are Lumia 920 and Lumia 820, both coming with slim form factors, stylish finish and rich colors. Read more


Mobiado Grand Touch Executive With Stone Hybrid Body and SIM Card Mechanism

Published by on October 30, 2012 under Mobile

Mobiado Grand Touch Executive With Stone Hybrid Body and SIM Card Mechanism

Mobiado are known for their innovations in smartphone design and, just to name a few, they released the world’s first phone from aircraft aluminum, first model from exotic wood, first phone made from sapphire crystal, first phone made with meteorite, and the first Mokume Gane phone, while this month you can admire their latest design, which is the first smartphone covered in hybrid stone composite, featuring a SIM card mechanism. Read more


All About Microsoft IT Professional (MCITP) Certification

Published by on October 26, 2012 under Office

All About Microsoft IT Professional (MCITP) CertificationAlthough Microsoft is slowly moving toward cloud-based exams, certifications and technologies, IT professionals are still able to advance their skills and expertise in numerous technologies and fields with an MCITP certification. Becoming a Microsoft Certified IT Professional is a fantastic way to prove your knowledge and ability to complete a wide variety of technical development and implementation tasks for a specific technology. For many certification tracks, this is the top certification you can earn. Others have a master certification that can be obtained. Regardless, having your skills verified with an MCITP certification is a fantastic accomplishment that can lead you to great things in the IT industry. Read more


Lumea IPL Precision Plus Hair Removal System from Philips

Published by on October 26, 2012 under Beauty

Lumea IPL Precision Plus Hair Removal System from Philips

Lumea IPL Precision Plus is the latest entry in Philips’ IPL hair removal series of devices powered by advanced technologies, but designed for home use. The latest model not only removes from your body and face, using light pulses, but also prevents hair growth, keeping the skin smooth. Read more


Lucalab Laptopmat

Published by on October 26, 2012 under Mobile

Hira Ahn from Lucalab designed this cool laptop cooling stand, named Laptopmat. It looks like a mat, but the smart construction enables a cooling stand feature as it maintains a reasonable temperature level for your laptop to prevent overheating, without any fans. Read more


Striking A Balance Between Call Centre Efficiency And Customer Satisfaction

Published by on October 26, 2012 under Office

Striking A Balance Between Call Centre Efficiency And Customer SatisfactionIn January and February 2011, Avaya (a global communications organisation) conducted a study with over 400 contact centre professionals to determine the key factors in successful customer contact, and the balance between this and the use of technology for call centre efficiency.

The type of study above is not uncommon, and can lead to some interesting results for organizations looking to strike that careful balance between efficiency and customer service. For those organizations that currently use an IVR System (Interactive Voice Response) it is always important to continue to evaluate customer feedback to ensure the system is working as well as it should be. Read more


Latest Kindle Brings Enhancements for an Affordable Price

Published by on October 24, 2012 under Mobile

Latest Kindle Brings Enhancements for an Affordable Price

Earlier this year, Amazon introduced the latest versions of the e-reader and tablet family of devices, including the Kindle Paperwhite e-book reader and a new version of Kindle Fire HD. If you need a tablet computer with advanced capabilities, powered by the latest technologies, which is also easy to use, you should go for the new Fire HD model. At the same time, those looking for a new e-book reader, this time displaying books on a white paper-like background, Paperwhite would be the best choice. To those of you who prefer to stick to the basics and budget, I will tell you more about the newest version of Kindle, released last month by Amazon. Read more


LG V300KB

Published by on October 23, 2012 under Home

LG V300KB

V300KB is an LG Electronics keyboard awarded by iF for design in 2012, featuring wireless and wired connectivity types with the computer. The model is the world’s first wireless+wired keyboard with USB2USB one platform. I’m not sure what this means because I didn’t find more details on LG’s official website, but from what I read on the iF website, it seems the keyboard is eco-friendly, developed with injection molds. Read more


DYMO Touchscreen Label Maker

Published by on October 23, 2012 under Office

DYMO Touchscreen Label Maker

DYMO LabelManager 500, also known as DYMO Touch Screen, is a high-end device coming in a small form factor, which enables you to create and print labels having a computer-like keyboard for typing and a full-color touch screen for tapping. The device allows you to change fonts, format text and add graphics, among other things, and can be connected to the computer for advanced customization, working on both PC and Mac, with the DYMO software. Read more


Farouk CHI Touch – World’s First Hair Dryer With Touchscreen

Published by on October 19, 2012 under Beauty

Farouk CHI Touch Worlds First Hair Dryer With Touchscreen

Earlier this year, Farouk System, the specialists in hair care tools, launched the world’s first hair dryer with touchscreen. CHI Touch dries your hair in half the time when compared to the other similar gadgets, and this capability is enabled by the 1800 Watt power. It also features soft touch rubberized finish and lightweight for increased ergonomics, quiet DC motor, ceramic heater, the CHI infrared technology that reduces static, while eliminating frizz and rehydrating dry hair, as well as memory setting. Read more