We got our hands on two different cases for the iPad 2 from a company called ZENUS. We had not seen their offerings previously but were immediately impressed by the sheer number and variety of cases they have available. The first of the two cases we’ll look at is the ZENUS iPad 2 Leather Case [...]
Have you ever taken a good look at the space just in front of you when the morning sun shines directly in your windows? If you have pets or live anywhere other than in a hermetically sealed envelope, you are probably used to seeing fine floating particles that are nearly unidentifiable … but if you [...]
When a new device comes out it is almost inevitable that one of the first companies we will hear from is WaterField Designs. They make some of the most protective sleeves and cases around. Better still, their products — while not the most inexpensive — are always made from quality materials, have fantastic build-quality, and [...]
If you haven’t heard of the musical sub-genre ‘dubstep’, or artists like Deadmau5, Tiesto, Skrillex, and so on … I have a suggestion: GET WITH IT!!! Seriously, this no-words-needed, drum & bass inspired techno dance show electronic style of music is all the rage with kids, to the point where I was only slightly surprised [...]
This week we learned that Samsung will be the latest Android licensee paying huge royalties to Microsoft, and a general sense that the final nails in the ‘Android is free’ coffin have been hammered. We also heard the uproar about the Spotify-Facebook linkage, and even though Spotify now has a ‘private listening mode’ they still [...]
The title is misleading, since you really never know … but here are three things my kids can’t see to leave alone this week – which I suppose is better than Nyan Cat yet again! First, we have an amazing show of ‘chicken beatboxing’ … which is beatboxing, but with chicken sounds! Yeah … just [...]
Are you still toting your Laptop around without any protection? That will never do! To help you safeguard your expensive portable computers, we have a selection of Skooba Design Skooba Skins! What’s a Skooba Skin? Quite simply put, it is a slim laptop sleeve that converts to a tote with the “flip of a flap”, allowing you [...]
This is the second of two iPad 2 cases from ZENUS that we are reviewing. This time out we are looking at the ZENUS iPad 2 Leather Case with Stand ‘Prestige’ Crocodile Sportism Series, a pearl white folio-style case made of leather that is embossed in a manner that makes it look like crocodile skin. [...]
Anyone old enough to remember how floppy disk drives had some very characteristic sounds will instant appreciate this video – the Imperial March from Star Wars played on two floppy disks. According to Silent’s official site: How does it work? It’s nothing new and it’s very simple. The sound comes from a magnetic head moved [...]
View the new game trailer for the action adventure Dark Souls, the sequel to the 2009 hit Demon Souls.
The other day I wrote about my frustration about the state of fragmentation in the Android ecosystem, citing my inability to buy the game Magic Defenders for my Acer Iconia A100 7″ Honeycomb-based tablet. I have been fortunate in the two of the developers from Clueless Ideas, the company making the game, have reached out [...]
Battlefield 3 open beta test now available on PC (Origin), PlayStation 3 (PlayStation Network) and Xbox 360 (Xbox Live).
The NOOKcolor is a great device, but like all electronics it needs a certain degree of protection. Loose in a bag there are too many things that could scratch, crack, or damage the screen or plastic body. But cases that offer total protection often add significant bulk, or are awkward to hold, or have various [...]
Today U.S. Cellular announced they are bringing three new Android devices from HTC to the market: HTC Wildfire S and HTC Hero S smartphones, and the HTC Flyer tablet. The Hero is a powerful 1.2GHz Snapdragon powered phone running Android OS Gingerbread, and has a great screen and plenty of memory and storage to handle [...]
100 Best of Blue Note 100 Best of Blue Note Last Christmas I got a really cool gift – one that I have only now begun to use and appreciate. It was the massive 10-CD box set ’100 Best of Blue Note’. As of right now I can only find the collection in MP3 format [...]