Should you buy the new ipad 2

indexjThere are some genuinely fantastic deals to be had with the original ipad, so should you rush out and buy the new ipad 2? Lets take a look at what’s on offer…

For gadget lovers all over the world we are now a few weeks into the launch of the new ipad 2 in the UK. So will you be tempted to buy? Or should you stick with the original ipad because there are some great deals to be had?

So the ipad 2 will offer video calling and is up to twice as fast because of a new dual-core A5 processor and of course is thinner and lighter. At around the same price you can see why people may be tempted by the ipad 2.

On the other hand the ipad (original) is available with some great tariffs as mobile operators look to boost ipad sales before the ipad 2 takes over.

Orange is offering 16GB Wi-Fi + 3G version of the original iPad for just 99 on a 24 month contract. Existing customers pay 25 a month, new customers, 27, for 1GB of anytime and 1GB of ‘quiet time’ data, plus unlimited BT Openzone Wif-Fi access. The 64GB version is even better value; 100 less; 249 for existing customers.

Personally I like my laptop to be mylaptop, my mobile phone to be my mobile phone and my desktop PC to be my desktop PC. I like to go running and I certainly would not take an iphone out to listen to music, let alone with an ipad stuck under my arm; that’s what my ipod nano and ipod shuffle are for! Keep things simple when it comes to gadgets that is my thinking. Perhaps that’s just becuase I’m an old fashioned kind of gadget lover…

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Mobile Phone Recycling, The Environment And Your Pocket

imagesgSo how does recycling your old mobile phone impact on the environment?

When you recycle something like a mobile phone it creates a circular supply chain. These types of supply chain benefit the environment in a number of ways. They reduce carbon emissions, as there is no longer a need to produce all of the components such as printed circuit boards. This has an effect further back on the supply chain, as less of the primary materials are sourced-so the carbon footprint reduces further.

Another benefit is waste management. At this point emissions are reduced as there is less metal and electronic waste (e-waste) which ends up in the landfill recycling process. Nearly all metal waste can be and is melted down to its purest form and re-used: It is important that we do this to keep scarce natural resources in circulation. Although the waste from your recycled mobile phone still has to be recycled, this it carried out by specialist, private companies and does not impact on government waste management funds.

There is an estimated 20-50 million tonnes of e-waste produced each year which can house harmful components such as lead and cadmium. This waste makes up 5% of all solid waste and with an average lifespan of only 2 years for a mobile phone (in developed countries), it can only increase.

Still think its just too much hassle to recycle your phone?

Perhaps you should think about not only the long term environmental damage e-waste will do to our planet, but the long term damage it will do to your finances. When you choose to throw away your phone with general household waste it is taken away by your local Council. This service is paid for with your taxes and if we continue to increase

Nokia C3-00 Unlocked Cell Phone Review

Taking a slightly different take, the Nokia C3-00 cellphone offers not only a fully dedicated front-mounted QWERTY-style keyboard, but also a small, but highly effective color screen that delivers 262K colors and high-resolution for a small device. This phone operates at 75 to 1375 kbps or fast-enough to support a wide range of messaging and capability.

As you one can see, the Nokia is meant to work with the older Internet 802.11 b/g standards while it offers full texting and messaging modes. More limited that other, newer phones, the Nokia still can offer up to 8 GB of memory through optional cards. Standard memory is 55 MB.

The Nokia is a Series 40 platform and offers software updates through the Nokia Software Updater that you install on your PC. Further, it is fully RDS Radio capable and not only shows you the radio station to which you are listening, but also the artist and music or information type of the radio station. RDS (Radio Directional Service also offers roadway informational services on a sideband of the main frequency, a nice feature).

The Nokia also offers full Bluetooth compatibility so that not only can you use a Bluetooth device with the cellphone, but you can also use its Bluetooth capability to stream music through the device. It is a nice extra.

The Nokia’s video capability is a bit more limited than other cellphones on the market as it offers only 2.1 MP camera capture capability, however the camera offers up to 4X zoom as well as a full-screen viewfinder and multiple effects.

In addition, the Nokia C3-00 is compatible with the following standards, MP3, WMA, AAC and eAAC, as well as such audio formats as H.263 and H.264, AVI, MPEG-4 and WMV. Incidentally, MPEG-4 files may be stored as.mpg or.3gp files.

Sony Sound Bar System Review

Sony has made the HT-CT150 3D Sound Bar System the key to all of its interconnects so that all you really need is one device to put everything together.

For example, let’s say one purchases a 65-inch Sony HDTV and Playstation III and adds in a set of Sony speakers which leads to the question: how do you connect everything up into one system that uses only one wire to take care of typing all the various pieces together?

The HT-CT150 may be that device. In reality, it is a low-powered HDMI repeater that takes audio and video signals from the pieces of your Sony home entertainment system and it ties them together, using just one cable as the return cable for audio and video.

It’s not a small system. It can’t be small to handle all of the audio inputs that it has to handle (HDTV, blu-ray player, Playstation III, Surround Sound System, 3D system, for example) and bring them back to your speakers with just one wire.

This is the tool that completes your Sony Home 3D system by providing simple interfacing ability yet yielding full surround sound ability at the same time.

The HT-CT150 has the latest decoding technology built-in so that it not only can sync up all of your varied home entertainment systems, but if you have any other Bravia systems – it is Bravia compatible – it is also able to handle syncing the Bravia systems, as well.

The HT-CT150 is versatile in that it can be shelf-mounted underneath and in back of a false front in your home entertainment center. Or, if you don’t mind having it sitting on a shelf by itself, you can also mount it on a shelf in back of your system so that it shows just how important

Huawei U8150 – The First Android 2.2 Smartphone Review

Huawei U8150 (maybe also marked as Huawei IDEOS) – as the first Android 2.2 Smartphone of China is now available for all over the world at a great cost-effective price. Maybe it is also the first smartphone that used Android 2.2 operation system on the world.

The price of this phone seems very cheap, but its hardware configuration is not unequivocal at all.This U8150 quipped with 2.8 inches (320×240 pixel resolution), TFT material capacitance screen, processor frequency 528MHz, camera is reached 3.2 million pixels. And memory is 256 RAM / 512 ROM. Moreover it also supports the practical functions such as bluetooth, HSDPA, GPS and WIFI. And there are yellow, red, blue and black four kind colors back covers for users to changes.

Huawei U8150 Basic Parameters:
Modem: U8150
Frequency band: GSM 850/900/1800/1900,WCDMA 2100MHz
Screen size: 2.8 inch
Screen parameters: 240 * 320 pixels (QVGA), touch screen
CPU: 528MHz
Memory capacity: 256MB RAM,512MB ROM
System: Android,2.2
Standard configuration: lithium battery, specifications, charger
Back cover color: black, red, blue, yellow

Phone at a glance:

Basic functions:
3G Capability
Built-in Wi-Fi Capability
Email and Instant Messaging
Browse the Web (web-surfing capability )
MP3 Player
Camera
Built-in GPS
Quad-band

Data application functions:
Bluetooth: support
Data service: GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA
JAVA: support
USB Type: USB 2.0
WiFi(WLAN): support

Photograph function:
Camera: Built-in camera
Cameras pixels: 3.2 million pixels
Sensor type: CMOS sensor
Photo quality: up support 20481536 pixel photos
Video shooting: support audio video shooting

Multimedia entertainment function:
Ebooks: supports 3GP, MP4
MP3 Player: supports MP3 play, supports MIDI, MP3, AAC and so other formats
Video playback: Supports video playback

Key Features of Nokia Lumia 920

Nokia Lumia 920 was announced by Nokia on 5-Sep, 2012 and is a Smartphone runs on the Windows Phone 8 Operating System. For retaining its market share and giving competition to other Smartphone’s like Android and iPhone, Nokia is providing some outstanding product series with amazing features to the targeted market. This handset is coming in various color variants like yellow, glossy red, glossy matte cyan, glossy white, etc., which are appealing people, especially the younger crowd. There are several reasons to buy this Smartphone:

Display and Design: Nokia Lumia 920 has the same iconic body like with its predecessor Lumia 800 and Lumia 900 with polycarbonate shell. It has a 4.5-inch Pure Motion HD+ touch screen display. It has high resolution (1280 x 768) as its display is of Retina-grade’ with 332ppi.

Camera: It has an 8.7-megapixel camera with f/2.0 Carl Zeiss Tessar lens. The digital zoom helps in capturing the images in best of its quality.

Memory: This device has 1GB RAM and 32GB of memory with 7GB in Sky Drive, and does not support card slot for memory extension.

Operating system and Processor: This mobile set runs on the Windows Phone 8 operating system, which is an important feature of this device. As with other Lumia Smartphone’s, this handset includes Nokia-exclusive apps. Nokia Lumia 920 has a 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor.

Connectivity: Lumia 920 is one of the devices that supports the new 4G spectrum in the UK, like its predecessor, the Lumia 920 has the 4G network LTE (Long Term Evolution). It also supports -Near field communication- (NFC), other major connectivity features are dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, etc.

Support wireless charge: Users of this phone can recharge it either physically or inductively by using Qi technology without

Best Nokia Mobile Phone For Common Man

The name of Nokia brand is known by all of us from since1865 for its quality products. It entered into communication industry in 1962 by launching its first mobile phone. At present it has became the world’s leading mobile company. There are many Best Nokia Mobiles which is apt for common man means come in his budget. Through this article I want to just give information about few of them.

Nokia 1616
The Nokia 1616 is a strong and easy to use phone with TFT great colour display, and have following features -Nokia Life Tools, Keep on talking with a long-lasting battery, the large colour display and a mass of other useful features. Like Play a game whereas on the go, or connect your headset to hear music or news with the built-in FM radio. With this Best Nokia Cell Phone consumer can talk easily with the user-friendly interface, shortcut keys, and a large keypad. Get valuable local news, information, and activity updates with Nokia Life Tools. The accessories you get with this phone are original charger, long lasting battery and Nokia stereo headset. This cheap and best model can easily come into anyones pocket (budget), as of its price tag only 39 dollars.

Nokia 1800
The Nokia 1800 is one of the Best Nokia Mobile Phones which enables user to communicate with its modern design and handy day by day features. This sleek and highly durable phone, manufacture from excellence materials with chrome Navi key to give a modern finish. It is not only apt for communication but it very good for entertainment also. By connecting Nokia stereo headset to your phone you can enjoy your favorite songs on the built-in FM radio and also get information on the whole thing from local

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