Samsung S9

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Samsung have got their ‘eye’ on the market We are not just talking about market analysis or promotional marketing but literally we are talking about an ‘eye.’ It is the new adaptive camera in the Samsung S9. It has been designed with a dual adjustable lens that automatically adapts depending on the light level. This mimics the human eye. This clever feature enables high quality photos even when there is dim lighting. Of course nothing in a mobile phone can get close to how sophisticated the human eye really is. However, the principle holds true that if there is low ...

Smart Phone ‘apps’

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One way to ‘app’reciate your business If you have a smart phone you are most definitely using ‘apps’ on a regular basis. Traditional apps tend to be games and also various administrative tools such as note taking and keeping lists as well as basic word processing and reading documents. However, one look at the Apple or Play store and you can quickly see how big this market is with literally 100s of applications you can download and start using within minutes. Most people start with the free apps and only purchase an app if there is clear value in doing ...

Smart Watch Software

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“I don’t like my face” Nearly everyone has said that at some point while looking at themselves in the mirror. However, we are not talking about what you see in the mirror but what you see in your smart watch. Most smart watches allow you to customise the watch screen appearance in some small way, but the options are limited. It is no surprise that some tend to get bored with the watch face or even dislike it. Wouldn’t it be good if third party developers were able to get in on the action and design a whole new range ...

Smart Watch

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Is a Smart Watch a Smart Idea? The multitude of smart watch offerings in the market continues to grow and can leave the consumer puzzled as to which watch to buy or whether in fact they need to buy a smart watch at all. What is all the fuss about? If you are not a techy, that may be the question that is on the edge of your lips. The choice of watches certainly makes it possible to at least find a watch that suits the style you like and find attractive. Consider some of the following points that may ...

OnePlus 5T

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Flagship for Less? Unless you have a Mastermind specialty subject interest in British naval history, the word flagship conjures up the meaning of a premium product produced by a company. One of the latest Apple flagship products is the iPhone and in particular the iPhone X. It is fairly safe to say that flagship products come with premium prices. For example, the iPhone X starting price is a staggering £1000. Is it worth the money? Well, the answer depends on you and your bank account. There is no doubt it is an excellent phone and many people will consider it ...

Huawei Mate 10

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Can your mobile phone be a desktop computer? The general answer is no. However if you own a Huawei Mate 10 then the answer is yes. How so? It seems Huawei have designed a feature on their Mate 10 model that allows you to plug it into a monitor. You may think it’s no big deal as you can plug most phones and tablets into a monitor using a USB cable or lightening connector. That’s true, however, Huawei have taken it a step further. They have thought the process through and asked the question, how can we change the functionality ...

iPad Pro

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Can iPad Pro replace your laptop? Based on the price of a new iPad Pro you could be forgiven for expecting the answer to be yes. However the real answer is based on more than just the cost. The short answer is that it entirely depends on you and how you use your laptop right now. Are you a professional computer user where your work depends heavily on using bespoke or professional software with high processing demands? Or, are you a professional person using a computer more moderately for word processing, presentations and spreadsheets? Is most of your computer based ...

Cameras

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Buy one camera and get one free? Since when were Nortelco so interested in photography? Apart from the obvious pleasure of photography, Nortelco take a moment to consider one of the interesting developments in the mobile phone industry that relates to changes in the design and use of cameras. On your old handset you will most likely see there is only one camera for taking pictures. As this technology has developed 2 cameras have appeared and not long after that the ‘selfie’ took its place in history. However, the most recent development is the use of 2 cameras closely spaced ...
Ultimate Ears MegaBoom

Ultimate Ears MegaBoom

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With a name like that it barely needs anything else. This is a Bluetooth speaker that can be paired to your mobile device. Ultimate Ears is a brand of Logitech. This device will be available in India this month. Why so interesting? The speaker offers some impressive features whilst maintaining a very competitive price. For example it is designed to give 360 degree sound owing to its basic cylindrical design. Maximum sound level is 90dBA with a frequency range of 65Hz to 20kHz. It comes with Google Assistant and Siri Voice Assistant. It can be controlled by these interfaces and ...
iPhone X

iPhone X

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X Marks the Spot Maybe this is what Apple had in mind when they were designing the new iPhone X. Have you got yours yet? So many questions and ideas surrounded the release of Apple’s flagship phone. Now however, the mystery has gone and everyone can see for themselves. If you haven’t had the chance to look at one then here are a few details that might interest you. These days security is a big deal when it comes to your phone and keeping your content and messages secure.   The new iPhone X offers facial recognition software as the ...