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Archive for June, 2012

Environment Impact of Gadget Use (Infographic)

Have you ever stopped to think of the impact your gadget habit is having on the enviroment? Using and recharging gadgets like mobile phones and laptops is part of our everday lives but the majority of us never stop and think about the effect our gadget use are having on environment – or our electricity bills!

This infographic which is brought to you in collaboration with moneysupermarket.com highlights that 78% of people over-charge their tablet computers, 76% of people over-charge their mobile phones and 77% of people over-charge hand-held games consoles.This is a massive amount of energy that’s being wasted every day and money that can be put to better use like buying student books…or being more realistic…beer money!

This infographic looks at how much damage over-charging your gadgets does to the environment, and also ways on how to dispose of your gadgets in an environmentally friendly way.


Fashion Infused Headphones on LOOKBOOK.nu

East Village Love fuses fashion with headphones to create the perfect accessory. It is a break from the boring sea of current headphones that only offer colors and expensive logos. For those occasions when earbuds are more sensible, they have developed a style of earbuds that is just as creative and fun as their headphones.
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Does Your Broadband Speed Need a Kick?

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You’ve set up your broadband connection, but is your internet speed as fast as it could be? There is a common misconception that your broadband connection speed is only dependent on your service provider but there is still a huge divide between those speeds that are advertised and the speeds that you are receiving. For the amount you are paying, you want your connection to be the best it can be. So here are some simple and effective things you can do to manipulate your broadband speed and make your connection more efficient:-

Reduce bandwidth sharing

Ever had that sinking feeling when your broadband goes from a speedy to painfully slow? Whether it’s your children streaming videos on their iPhones, or your neighbours high jacking your un-secured network, you feel the full force of bandwidth sharing. This is when someone or something is stealing your connection. Often, software such as file-sharing, security updates and video streaming are using your broadband connection, which run in the background on your device. You can prevent unnecessary programmes from using your bandwidth by ensuring all programmes ask for permission before they start. Also it’s important to make sure that your network is protected by a passcode so your neighbours don’t steal your connection and slow it down.
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Nintendo 3DS XL has 90% Larger Display

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Nintendo believes that a larger screen will give more fun for gamers. And that’s why they plan to sell the larger version of Nintendo 3DS on Augustus 19 this year, the same day as New Super Mario Bros. 2. The larger version called Nintendo 3DS XL has 90% larger display and will be available in Red and Blue.

Featuring a new system, the Nintendo 3DS XL comes bundled with a 4 GB SD card for storing extra content such as downloadable games and videos from the Nintendo eShop. You may wonder how much Nintendo will sell the device, don’t worry you won’t find much different compared to the standard version, it’s only $199.99.
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Surface Tablet Computer by Microsoft, Finally!

Surface tablet computer

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I heard that Bill Gates had predicted the coming of tablet era years before iPad was born to the world. I have watched the video showing his futuristic imagination, and I can tell you what I heard is true. And now, more than two years after the iPad’s release, Bill Gates’ company introduces its tablet computer called Surface. Scheduled to be available later this year, the Surface tablet has a 10.6-inch display and will run Microsoft Windows 8 operating system.
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Logitech G600 MMO Gaming Mouse — Let’s Game the Games!

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I’m in searching a gaming mouse recently, I have not bought one yet but my eyes keep on watching and finding the most recent invention and innovation available in the market or at least it will be released soon. Today I found one that would suit my need, a new gaming mouse from Logitech: The G600 MMO Gaming Mouse that’s designed for massively multiplayer online (MMO) gamers.

Scheduled to hit the street in July 2012 for about $80, the Logitech G600 MMO comes with three default profiles – two for MMOs and one for general gaming. It also features 20 buttons – including 12 thumb buttons for faster game play, don’t worry all of the buttons can be reach easily by your fingers.
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All New MacBook Pro with All Flash Storage

all new 15-inch macbook pro with retina display

The HDD era will be over soon, and sooner or later the flash storage will be the default option for computing. And at this early stage, Apple has decided to configure their all new 15-inch MacBook Pro with all flash storage (up to 768GB) and says good bye to the obsolete HDD completely. Why Apple always knows what to do?

In addition to the faster storage solution, Apple also configured their all new MacBook Pro with Retina display, a high resolution display that’s first marketed for the iPhone 4. With Retina Display, the all new MacBook Pro offers 3 million pixels more than an HD television. And using IPS technology, the display also offers wider viewing angle at 178-degree.
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The Smartest Dress Shirt You’ll Ever Wear

Ministry of Supply

Check out Ministry of Supply on Kickstarter. The company is looking to change the way you think about business wear forever. Their shirts combine MIT-engineering technology with performance and style. The result? A classy shirt that you will actually want to wear to work (we didn’t think it was possible either):

The company’s latest dress shirt design uses NASA technology to keep your body temperature close to its ideal range throughout the day. If we had to guess, we would say that the Apollo shirt is the smartest and most advanced dress shirt out there.

Ministry of Supply is seeing some impressive early support on Kickstarter (50% of the way to their goal in 48 hours), which is worth checking out if you want to see what the buzz is about or even get in on the action yourself by becoming a backer.