Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Sony has been boasting that the Xperia Z Ultra is the slimmest large-screened handset on the market. The new Sony phablet is bigger than Samsung's Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3. The Z Ultra weighed in at 212g, while the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 weighs 198g, but its chassis is mostly made of plastic materials, which somehow doesn't quite have the same build quality as the Z Ultra.
As for the thinnest, it is still Huawei's Ascend P6 which is at 6.18mm. Xperia Z is at 6.5mm.
Sony Xperia Z Ultra phablet has an IP58 rating, which means it is water and dust-proof. It has full HD display (1920x1080p resolution) with 344ppi pixel density. The quad-core CPU of the handset is clocked at 2.2GHz and is supported by 2GB RAM.
It has the same design language as Xperia Z smartphone and features on-screen keys. It boast a scratch-resistant and shatterproof glass.
It runs on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) with a customized UI to make better use of the extra screen size. Sony's custom UI keeps most of the default stock Android features.
It has LTE connectivity, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, 2G, 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi, microUSB 2.0, and screen mirroring. It comes with 2GB RAM, 16GB of onboard storage, and has a microSD card slot for expandability up to 64GB. A large embedded 3,000mAh battery completes the package.
The back has 8MP camera with LED flash, while the front camera is 2MP. It is expected to be available in Q3 2013 in black, white and purple colours.
Sunday, June 16, 2013
Using disposable batteries are not only harmful to the environment but also an inconvenience. Imagine losing power when you are in the middle of using the battery powered electronic and you don't have any extra batteries in your tool kit. Charging or plug-in power for electronics is easier and more convenient.
If you want to know how to convert those battery powered electronics to run on AC check out DIYHacksAndHowTos Instructions below.
The instructioins may appear a little complicated, but once you are doing it you may find it easy to do. It use a a voltage regulator circuit, a switch, and a dummy battery system to fill the space. The dummy battery also makes the whole thing removable in case you want to revert back to the batteries.
Just a precaution, always be careful when working with electricity.
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Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Here are the announced prices for the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4.
The release date of Xbox One will be in November 2013 and it will be priced $499.00 per unit. In UK it will be priced at £429.99 and in outher European countries the price will be €499.99 euros.
You can pre-order the units through Amazon.com.
While, the Playstation 4 is priced at $399 and will go on sale this Christmas. So, you need to start saving now!
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
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Monday, June 3, 2013
Acer has announced the new Android phablet the Liquid S1 at the Computex 2013 in Taipei, Taiwan.
The Acer Liquid S1 will have a powerful 1.5GHz Mediatek quad-core processor and will carry a 7-inch 1280x720 pixels display. The memory will be 1GB of RAM and has a dual-SIM capability.
The OS of Liquid S1 is Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. The storage of the phone is 8GB internal memory expandable up to 32GB via microSD card.
It will be powered by a 2,400mAh replaceable battery. It also has a front and back cameras as well.
Acer boast that the phablet has the ability to multitask without having to back out of one app to work on the other task. Float apps such as Notes, Maps, Calculator and Camera are also available.
The Acer Liquid is expected to be released in third quarter of 2013 in Belgium, France, Ukraine, Russia, Germany and UK. The price will start at 349 Euros.
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