Power Banks are very important nowadays because of the fact that most handheld devices main problem arise after a few months of continuous usage is its battery draining to fast, that is because of several reasons. To mention a few: increasing popularity of location based apps, iCloud syncing and Increasing available of LTE. Now with the help of this device called Volta High-Capacity Portable Power Bank, you can easily charge your electronic devices anywhere and anytime. This travel-friendly device is equipped with an LCD status display for keeping track of how much juice is left, the temperature and the date and time, a built-in LED light that can be used as an emergency light source, two USB 5V output ports, a micro-USB charging port and a high-capacity 11,200mAh battery. The Volta can be yours for just $27.97.
ASUS just unveiled a new model of its PadFone, the PadFone Infinity. Like other PadFones, this is a device that slips into a tablet-like dock, allowing you to make use of a bigger screen. The latest Padfone Infinity has a 5-inch 1920×1080 (441 ppi) display that can be docked into its 10.1-inch tablet shell. This device is powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor clocked at 1.7GHz, 64GB of built-in storage space, 2GB of RAM, 13-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front-facing one, runs android 4.2 Jelly Bean and a 2,400 mAh battery. The tablet shell has a 10.1-inch full HD screen, 1-megapixel front-facing camera, and a huge 5,000 mAh battery.
HP is back with a new tablet, featuring HP Slate 7 running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. This latest tablet is powered by dual-core Cortex-A9 1.6GHz processor, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of built-in storage and a 7-inch display with a resolution of 1024 x 600. Other specification of the HP Slate7 includes a 3-megapixel camera and a VGA front-facing camera for video calls, micro-USB port at the bottom for charging, along with those twin speakers.. It is also mentioned that HP Slate 7 is the very first tablet that supports Beats Audio. This tablet weighs only 13 ounces and it’s equipped with a stainless-steel frame available in two different back colors: red and gray. Expect this tablet to be release in the market this April 2013 for a price of $169.
Western Digital’s TV Play is finally out. Now you can watch video on YouTube, Netflix, Hulu Plus, VuDu, Sling and stream music from Spotify and Pandora using your HDTV. Western Digital also tries to set its box apart by incorporating additional services. There are channels for Twitter and Facebook as well. Like Apple TV, the WD TV Play doesn’t have any local storage, although the WD offers a USB port, so you can easily plug in an external drive full of movies and use WD’s interface to playback your entire music library. With support for DLNA devices, you could do the same thing wirelessly from your Mac, with the addition of some DLNA server software. There’s also a remote control included or you can simply download its free WD TV remote application for iOS and Android devices, just don’t forget to sync the app for you to use it. Western Digital’s TV Play sells for $70 each.
Samsung rolled out its highly anticipated next-generation Galaxy S4 smartphone. This android smartphone features a huge five-inch Super AMOLED display that runs on 1080p HD resolution with 441 pixels-per-inch pixel density, and a whooping Exynos 5 Octa eight-core processor in the international version and a quad-core Snapdragon chipset in the U.S. version , but according to the Samsung, performance should be same, despite the used processor. SamMobile recently ran some benchmarks on the unreleased handset and found that Samsung’s Exynos processor outperformed Qualcomm’s (QCOM) Snapdragon 600 by a substantial margin.
PayPal has recently announced an expanded relationship with Coinstar, the maker of those coin-counting machines in the US, UK, Ireland, Canada, Puerto Rico and Mexico. Starting with a limited rollout in Texas, Northern California, and Ohio, customers will now be able to use these kiosks to withdraw money already held in their PayPal accounts. They’ll also be able to use the machines to deposit coins and paper currency into their PayPal account and send money to other PayPal accounts, the company says. Coinstar’s standard 9.8 percent fee is deducted from all coin deposits, and customers are limited to adding $500 to their PayPal account from the kiosk each month. The next time you need to withdraw money from your PayPal account, you might be able to simply head over to your local Coinstar machine.
Canon has announced its latest and world’s smallest ever DSLR, the EOS Rebel SL1 also known as the EOS 100D in some countries. the Rebel SL1 measures 116.8 x 90.7 x 69.4mm, and weighs only 407g. Canon says that the camera is 25% smaller and 28% lighter than its Rebel T4i digital camera. For consumers looking for a great camera without the bulk, this is an excellent option to consider.
ASUS has rolled out its first Republic of Gamers (ROG) branded gaming mouse, the ROG Eagle Eye GX1000. This is a wired gaming mouse that has a 6-button design featuring a pseudo-ambidextrous design (side buttons only on its left side), a scroll wheel with LED lighting, and a 50 to 8200dpi laser sensor that can be adjusted on-the-fly with software configuration abilities. The ROG Eagle Eye GX1000 is made up of brushed aluminum and ABS plastic. An ROG-branded mousepad is also part of the package. Unfortunately, there’s no word on pricing yet.
Easy-Doks, maker of the innovative line of smart chargers, has recently announced its latest addition the Easy-Doks CR34. This USB multi-charging docking station lets you charge up to 6 devices simultaneously while elegantly displaying your gadgets. The Easy-Doks CR34 charges all phones (including iPhones, Androids & Blackberrys), tablets (iPads, Galaxys, etc.), MP3 players (iPods, etc.), headsets, Bluetooth speakers, and more at the same time.
No doubt that touchscreen smartphone devices nowadays can support/play hardcore 3D games with higher demands of resources such as processor speed, GPU, and RAM that’s why dual core and quad core android devices are released, to support those games with higher requirements. Problem solved! But the question is do you think users will fully enjoy the game using just the touch screen? I guess not, for sure some will be looking for ways how they can play the game that they want with ease using a dedicated gaming controller.