The iMacs of today are so slim that they hardly take up any space. Compared to the iMacs of yesteryears, these are definitely well-improved. But you know what, those old bubble-shaped iMacs still have some use. In fact with just a little bit of effort they can become a centerpiece in your home!
Jake Harms is one of the enthusiasts in this area! He recycles the old and non-functional iMac shells and turns them into Macquariums! Harms really put effort as he buffs them to restore their attractive and bright colors.
The proliferation of high-end smartphones and tablets is bound to affect not only peopleís daily routine but also education and learning. In recent months, more and more students are turning to these devices to help them in their studies and homework. Thereís a huge rise in students who own a smart device this year compared to last year.
That iPad is expensive isnít it? Surely you want to preserve its excellent form and appearance for a long time, am I right? However, elements like dust and moisture that can cause scratches and damage that will diminish its value. So, you need quality storage to keep these things at bay! Lucky for you because Prada has come up with new leather iPad sleeves! You know these sleeves are not only functional, they are stylish as well!
These new iPad sleeves will be a sure hit among the fashion conscious iPad owners out there! And both men and women can find what theyíre looking for.
The FBI will be shutting down some domain name servers on March 8, which means millions of computers around the world probably wonít be able to access the internet then. This is not just some random act of the FBI if thatís whatís on your mind. The infection of the DNSChanger Trojan virus hit the Domain Name System last year and so the FBI gave 120 days for affected companies to clean up their system. The 120-days-alottment will expire on March 8, so those who havenít cleaned up their system might totally disappear from the Internet!
If you have any suspicions that your system is infected, you might want to check your DNS connection! Hereís how!
One way is by checking it using the tool developed by the FBI. Extract your DNS and simply enter it into the search box provided. The result will immediately let you know if your system is also infected.
Swype is the technology that allows people to input faster at about 40 words per minute in a touchscreen device. Itís no wonder itís the most popular alternative keyboard today in Android-powered devices.
Because of the extreme convenience it provides, Swype has been updated to work with the latest version of Android, the Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. Some Swype fanatics are probably hurrahing to that!
Searching for the latest fashion through your phone is now made easy with the new app StyleTag:FashionSNS! This is an inspired app that combines the helpful qualities like tagging system, photo-based social networking and instant uploads found in other apps like Flickr, Pinterest and Picasa.
Aside from being a free app, StyleTag: FashionSNS has a very advanced user interface that makes it a big hit among Android users and especially among fashionatics!
Have you noticed that most devices these days have USB connectors instead of regular plug? iPhones, iPods, iPads and tablets are all equipped with USB functionality which makes charging a big hassle sometimes! Itís a hassle because you can only charge them through the computerís USB port.
Lucky are those whose houses or apartments are installed with USB wall outlets. But since not every house is installed with such, it can be quite a dilemma.
You can always buy and install a ready-made USB outlet if you like. However, if youíre the adventurous type and you like to tinker with anything electrical, apartmenttherapy.com provides a step-by-step guide on how to upgrade a wall outlet to have USB functionality!
A handful of super affordable Raspberry Pi computers are now up for grabs on Ebay. The innovative PC is a low-cost hardware thatís only supposed to sell for £20 or around $35. However, the pre-production models that Raspberry Pi Foundation placed on Ebay have attracted bids way more than that amount!
The highest bid for the Raspberry Pi board has now reached £2,100.00 with 51 bids! And thereís still two days and ten hours to go before the bidding ends! I have a strong feeling that the bids will reach £3,000.00! For sure a lot of them are developers who want to be among the first to try out this ingenious computer.
Book lovers in the UAE have another reason to smile as Rufoof has officially launched in the region! If you donít know what Rufoof is, itís actually an application, specifically an e-bookstore that delivers Arabic content to tablet and smartphone users! This app does not only allow users to download and read e-books but to publish their own content as well.
Developed by Flagship Projects, Rufoof is currently compatible only with the iPad but will soon be available to iPhone and Android, so owners of these devices donít have to worry.
If youíve wanted to have more Arabic reading materials, youíd better download now from Rufoof while most of them are free! According to Flagship Project Founder and CEO Shadi Al Hassan their catalog contains 4,500 titles, 90 percent of which is Arabic; 80 percent of these Arabic titles are free.
Jawbone Up is the new device that will help you keep fit everyday! And unlike some other health-monitoring device out there, Jawbone Up is designed like a wristband so you can wear it anytime, anywhere! Itís lightweight so it wonít feel cumbersome when you put it on.
Jawbone Up can be paired up with Appleís iPad or iPhone in order to get the most out of it. It collects data about your sleep pattern, the food you eat, your daily movement and how many calories you burn. This contains a motion sensor that enables it to collect the needed data.
Want to post updates to your Facebook or Twitter without needing to type? Itís possible to do that with Plantronics smartphone headset called Marque M155. This is a Bluetooth headset that operates through voice command so you donít have to press anything if you want to post said updates or receive a call! If a call comes all you have to do is say ďanswer.Ē
If the Plantronics Marque M155 is connected to your phone, you can also listen to audio updates, news, and social messages. These are indeed great new twists to your regular Bluetooth headset. You can connect it with two or more devices at the same time thanks to its Multipoint technology. With this headset, youíll truly have hands-free operation anytime, anywhere!
How would you like to have a pencil-like mouse in your hand instead of a typical mouse? Itís possible with the new Scandinavian-designed Penclic Mouse! This new device is great to use because it offers excellent control and comfort for your hand as you navigate through the screen.
Penclic Mouse actually looks like a pen. It has a swivel-tip that is connected to a wide base. It features 5 buttons on the pen and a scroll wheel mouse with laser sensor. The pen-grip style allows you to hold it in a relaxed manner so that you donít get cramped or strained. It allows your forarm to rest in the work surface so there is less strain on your body.
3D viewing is the big thing these days we all know that. However, itís kind of sad that we have to go to cinemas in order to enjoy it. Though there are 3D TVs available these days, any customers have second thoughts because most of them require 3D glasses. Finding the right 3D glasses can be difficult these days but not anymore in the near future! Big companies like Samsung, Panasonic, Sony and XpanD are joining forces to develop standard 3D glasses!
Sure youíre proud of your laptop, netbook and tablet because you can carry them anywhere. But thatís hardly surprising. Whatís surprising though is the paper-thin computer that Canadian researchers have come up with! Researchers from the Queens University Human Media Lab in Ontario, Canada showed a prototype of the said device. The prototype is basically a touch-screen display that responds to commands through bending gestures.
The display is very thin just like paper. The director of the Lab Roel Vertegaal referred to it as a ďsmall sheet of interactive paper.Ē He also referred to it as a cellphone in the same sentence, ďYou interact with it by bending it into a cellphone, flipping the corner to turn pages or writing on it with a pen.Ē