Published On Friday, February 22, 2013. Under: Consumer Electronics.If you are someone who prefers that background noise not be part of your phone conversation, a noise cancelling Bluetooth headset can offer many benefits. These headsets are used by many in crowded workplaces and those who work from home as well. They are relatively inexpensive and can provide a number of advantages over traditional headsets. If your headset is not noise cancelling then anything in the background is going to be transmitted to the person on the other side of your call. You may have noticed that people ask you to repeat yourself because they cannot hear you. It is often background noise that causes this issue. A noise cancelling Bluetooth headset will completely eliminate any background noise so the person on the other side of your call will hear nothing except you for as you talk. For those using headsets in business, it is essential that the person on the other end of the call be able to clearly hear every word. If you are not using a noise cancelling headset, your customers or whoever you are talking to could misinterpret what you are saying or they may simply not hear you at all. Customers who are forced to ask for you to repeat yourself over and over may simply get tired of the call and hang up. Noise cancelling headsets allow your voice to be transmitted clearly without any risk of background noise that could cause interference with your call. There are a number of Bluetooth headsets on the market today that offer this noise cancelling ability. You will need to spend a bit of time researching the models that are available before choosing one. You will need to think about whether you prefer an over the ear model or one that fits into your ear. Ear bud styled headphones are smaller and much easier to carry with you if needed and they work well for cell phones because they save space. The sound quality of ear bud styled headphones however is not normally as high as those that fit over the ears. There are a number of features that you will want to consider when purchasing these headphones. Of course, you want them to be comfortable so whether you choose the in ear or over the ear models, make sure that they are going to be comfortable when you wear them. If you need true noise cancelling capabilities you will need to check the noise reduction capability of the headphones before you buy them. There are some models that offer more noise reduction than others so it may be a good idea to look at a few customer reviews before you buy. Check the cord length to ensure that you have enough cord for your needs as well as the weight of the headphones and whether or not they can be folded for easier travel. There are other features that you may want to consider as well. It is important that you consider what specific features you want before you ...
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Published On Monday, July 02, 2012. Under: Consumer Electronics.With its ground breaking take on design and accessibility, Apple’s iPhone has come to define the modern mobile phone market. The unmistakable shape and functionality means that the IPhone has become the most distinguishable and most loved handset in the world, with crazed fans camping out to get their hands on the latest models. This praise is nothing but deserved as Apple have consistently managed to create new and innovative ways of pushing mobile phone technology forward. We go through our reasons for thinking that the iPhone is the best mobile phone in the world. Hardware The most striking part of the iPhone is its unique design. Painstakingly made with chemically strengthened glass used in helicopter construction, the iPhone is one of the sturdiest and most eye catching handsets out there. Forget the complex ergonomic plastic handsets that you see advertised everywhere as these devices are prone to scratching and chipping. The screens on the latest iPhone 4 and 4s models are the highest resolution touch screens to be featured on a mobile device. Making use of the revolutionary Retina Display technology, the sharpness and ease at which you can read text on a screen is unparalleled. This technology has proven so successful that they have now introduced these screens onto the much loved MacBook Pro product line. By no means the highest megapixel camera on the mobile phone market, one may be fooled in thinking that the iPhone is not one of the best camera phones on the market. Constructed with extremely high quality parts, the camera produces some of the most stunning photos to be taken by a mobile phone. With the added ability to shoot video in 1080p HD, the IPhone has proven to be a favourite with creative types. Software Apple have always lead the smartphone application market, with many developers only recently creating ports for other operating systems. With a host of forward thinking applications, buying an IPhone to make use of these applications is a selling point in itself, from fun and addictive games such as Angry Birds to essential chat applications such as FaceTime and iMessenger. With the recent introduction of the Siri, Apple have brought us one step closer to speaking with our phones. Using voice recognition technology, you can ask Siri questions, get it to schedule meetings, make calls and set reminders. iPhones have traditionally been some of the most expensive handsets on the market, making them a luxury product. With newly released models, older iPhones such as the 3gs and 4 have dropped in price meaning that there are many iphone deals available.
Published On Wednesday, March 14, 2012. Under: Consumer Electronics.While the iPad was the first to really break through in the tablet computer market and change the way in which we view that particular sector the fact is that this has spurned many other businesses on to actually try and compete as well. Indeed, one such company is Samsung who has recently released their Galaxy tablet in an effort to break into this market too. While it is very much seen as a competitor to the iPad it has become a popular device in its own right however that does not mean that it isn't safe from being broken. What is great about tablets is that you can do so much on them both in terms of their personal usages and also their business ones too; it used to be that just about every business uses Microsoft however more and more are now using the likes of Android for their purposes and this is further increasing the market for these tablet computers. Indeed, while they are very powerful they can also be quite fragile especially if they are dropped which happens far more than you may think. How many times do you drop your mobile? Well if it is a lot then it is guaranteed that you will drop your tablet device a few times as well and this can mean that you damage it beyond even being able to be fixed before you have had a good chance to use it; however a case can solve this problem. With a Samsung Galaxy case you can do your best to protect the device in case something should happen and it ends up falling; they are also very stylish and fashion conscience as well meaning that it will not look out of place or bulky when you start to use it.
Published On Friday, November 11, 2011. Under: Consumer Electronics.Digital TV uses digital signals to send audio and video. This is an upgrade from the old analog signal. In most countries, digital signals are required and special converter boxes or new TVs will be required to use digital signals if you still have analog. The digital signal has a much higher quality than the older analog including better picture, larger picture and better sound. In America, a national campaign was ran in early 2009 to get all people to convert to digital TV. Digital signals can be divided into high definition or standard definition which is defined by the aspect ratio of pixels. However, both are still better quality than analog. Standard signal has a 4:3 ratio and is the common quality of all non-high definition TVs. High definition can be either 1080 or 720 with TV pictures that look incredible. There are various ways to receive digital signal to your TV. You can use an antenna that attaches to your TV which used to be the only way to get an extra signal. You can get a cable box from your local cable provider. Or you can get a satellite box that will pick up a satellite signal. Just because you get a digital TV doesn't mean you automatically have high definition or premiere audio sounds. There's still the difference between digital and high definition. However, a digital TV is still has a much better picture and sound then the old school analog TVs. When purchasing a digital TV make sure you understand whether it's a standard definition or high definition. Nowadays most high definition TVs have come down in price to make them more affordable. Additionally, digital TVs make it so you can hook them up to a surround sound stereo system and enjoy your viewing of movies and sports even more.
Published On Thursday, June 16, 2011. Under: Consumer Electronics.Even simple tasks such as vacuuming can take a huge toll on your lower back, neck and legs. If you find yourself constantly bending, stooping and lifting in order to vacuum those hard to reach areas you could end up feeling exhausted by the time you finish cleaning a single room. High quality vacuums are usually very expensive, but they don't often make the act of cleaning any more pleasant. Thankfully, there is a solution available that will help you to clean all of your carpets without lifting a finger. If you aren't a fan of sweeping your bathroom or scrubbing your hardwood floors, you may think that the only way that you can get out of your chores is by hiring a professional cleaner. What if you found out that you could get every floor surface in your home sparkling clean with the click of a button? Thanks to the invention of the robot vacuum, consumers have been able to get their homes clean without needing to put in any effort. With more than 25 sensors that work to trap dirt, you can be sure that this tiny gadget will get your entire home clean. Who knew that technology would be able to help people to solve one of their biggest domestic concerns? Even if you don't mind vacuuming your own rugs the robot vacuum takes cleaning to new heights. This little vacuum can clean hard surfaces and completely remove the dirt from every room in your house while you are away at work. Its motorized rollers will not damage your furniture or walls as it has been designed to detect hundreds of surfaces normally found in homes and avoid ledges and steep inclines. When finished, the robot vacuum returns back to the docking station and self charges. If finding the time needed to clean your carpeting has always been a burden, let the robot vacuum make your life easier. Simply program the robot vacuum before you leave and it will take care of the rest. You won't have to worry about your digital vacuum cleaner falling down the stairs because it is able to detect and avoid steep ledges. For the same price that you would pay for a high quality manual vacuum cleaner you can buy the robot vacuum and get your flooring clean automatically.