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Nov
09

We have all heard about DSLR’s and just how great they are. But, the truth is that not all of us are photography enthusiasts looking for professional accuracy and excellence. To the contrary, most of us use our cameras exclusively on vacations or some other rare occasions. For all such people, a simple compact point and shoot camera is the ideal option as it is portable and not too expensive. Unlike a DSLR which has several complicated settings, a compact camera is extremely easy to use and it delivers on the performance front. For the common man out there who clicks photos once in a while, a compact point and shoot camera is the perfect choice. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct
31

Even though 10-inch tablets like the Apple iPad were an absolute rage in the markets, a need was felt for a more comfortably sized tablet. The recent flurry of 7-inch tablets is a result of this phenomenon. Over the past few months, close to half a dozen tablets have hit the market, the most recent of them being the iPad Mini. The biggest USP of a 7-inch tablet is the size, it is smaller than a regular tablet and larger than a smartphone. It has almost all the features of a regular tablet even as it is relatively cheaper. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct
23

Buying a professional DSLR is no child’s play since there are several intricate details that you will need to consider before making your final choice. For best results, the lens has to be ideal, the camera should be compatible with a host of devices and it must give you maximum creative control. Your job is to find a camera which strikes a perfect balance between all these elements. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct
15

Headphones are usually among the first things you keep in your bag or purse when you leave the house especially if you have to commute by the subway or buses. However, regular headphones are hardly ideal for such situations since they do not cancel the external noise. For instance, if you are travelling by the subway, the constant sound of the engine or the air conditioning or even the people can interfere with your music. A pair of noise cancelling headphones is the perfect solution for all such problems. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct
07

In the good old days, you had to be careful enough to carry a point and shoot camera to a holiday or a party where you wanted to capture timeless memories in the form of photographs. As a result, you often missed out on some of the most beautiful moments because let’s face it, even if you have the best of memory, you are bound to forget such things once in a while. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep
30

Immediately after buying a new smartphone or a tablet, the first thing you must look for is a strong and efficient case. If you have emptied your pockets on a brand new smartphone or a tablet, it makes sense to spend a little extra money on their protection. A case is the easiest of ways to protect your smartphone or tablet from both superficial scratches and internal damage. Luckily for you, the cases come in a variety of innovative designs and colors, so much so that they will only add to the beauty of your phone. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep
22

Ultrabook is the latest buzzword in the world of laptops. Essentially, ultrabook is a marketing label created by Intel to refer to extremely thin and light notebooks with high quality performance. Therefore, an ultrabook is basically a laptop with diminished size and weight but no compromise is made on the performance front. The best of ultrabooks come with an Intel i3, i5 or i7 processor, 4-8 GB memory storage and 3.0 USB connectivity. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep
14

With the release of new products by three major companies, the past two weeks have been ablaze with activity in the world of gadgets. There wasn’t a single dull moment as Apple unveiled the new iPhone 5, Nokia announced the launch of Nokia Lumia 920 and Kindle came up with the Kindle Fire HD. Quite definitely, this has been the week of huge releases and with such releases comes speculation, expectations and previews. Read the rest of this entry »


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