Monday, November 23, 2015
If you are looking for great deals on tech and gadgets, Black Friday is the best time to get them. There are some genuinely good deals out there.
A lot of great deals have already started this week like Amazon.
Here are some of them:
Apple Watch now at $249, $100 off
Samsung Galaxy Gear S2 now at $249, $100 off
Fitbit Surge now at $199.99 from $229.99
Pebble Time Smartwatch now at $129 from $199
Jawbone UP3 now at $99, $89 discount
Fitbit Charge HR now at $119 from $139.99
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 128GB Type Cover and Surface Pen Bundle: now $899, $250 off
iPad Air 2: get a free $150 Target gift card when you buy any iPad Air 2 from the store – prices start at $499
iPad Mini 4: get a free $100 Target gift card when you buy any iPad Mini 4- the tablet is not discounted and starts at $399
Microsoft Surface 3 64GB: priced at $399, $100 off
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 12” -Intel Core i5- 256GB (Silver) and Microsoft Surface Pro 3 12” -Intel Core i7- 256GB (Silver): both Intel Core i5 and Intel Core i7 at up to $300 discount
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 now at $399 from $499
Apple iPad air 2 64GB now at $449, $150 discount.
Apple iPad air 2 16GB now at $378, $125 off.
Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro 2-in-1 13.3” Touchscreen Laptop 8GB (platinum silver): now at $749.99, $250 off
Dell Inspiron 15.6” Touch-Screen Laptop 8GB (black gloss): now just $299.99, $130 off
Macbook Pro 13.3” 8GB ( 2015 model): down to $1349, $100 off
HP Envy x360 2-in-1 15.6” Touch-Screen Laptop 8GB (natural silver): now at $549.99, $250 discount
Samsung 75” 1080p Smart LED TV: will be on sale for less than $2,000
Amazon Fire TV - $74.99, which is $25 discount
Westinghouse 55” 1080p LED TV: now at $249.99, $350 off
Samsung 60” 1080p LED TV: now just $679.99, $320 off
Element 43” LED TV: on sale for $169.99
Element 55” 4K TV: on sale for $399.99
Samsung 65” 4K Ultra HD Smart LED LCD TV: now just $1,199 from Costco, $700 off
Samsung 75” 4K Ultra HD Smart LED LCD TV: $2,579.99 from Costco, which is $1,200 off regular price
Vizio 43” 4K TV: $489.99 from Costco, which is $90 off regular price
Sony 75” 4K UHD 3D Smart TV: now at $2,999.98, with $2,000 discount
LG 49” 4K UHD Smart LED TV: now at $499.99, $400 off
Toshiba 49” 1080p LED HDTV: now at $149.99, $280 off
Vizio 65” 4K UHD Smart LED TV: now at $999.99, $500 discount
Amazon Fire TV (2015 Model): now at $74.99, $25 off
Amazon Fire TV Stick- now at $24.99, $15 off
Samsung 40” 1080p 60Hz Smart HDTV: now at $298, $80 off
Vizio 70” 1080p 240Hz LED Smart HDTV: now at $898, $300 off
Monday, November 16, 2015
Huawei develops super fast charging method to charge a cellphone in under 2 minutes flat! How many times you have been desperate to recharge your dying smartphone when you are in the office or coffee shop and it takes you forever to breach 10%. This will be a thing of the past soon with Huawei's new quick-charging batteries, unveiled last week during an event (56th Battery Symposium Nagoya) in Japan.
According to the China based smartphone company, the lithium-ion batteries can charge up to 10x faster than normal batteries and can reach 50% capacity in 5 minutes.
On the video that Huawei showed in the event, they presented videos of 2 fast-charging power packs. The first is a 600mAh capacity battery, which can be charged to 68% in 2 minutes. The other one is a 3,000mAh battery that can be charge to 48% in 5 minutes. This will get you up to 10 hours of calls on Huawei phones.
The batteries were built by Watt Lab—part of the Central Research Institute at China's Huawei Technology Corporation. The batteries allow for an increased charging rate without decreasing energy density or long-term battery life.
This will be a game changer according to Huawei. The breakthrough with the quick-charging batteries will lead to a new revolution in electronic devices from mobile smartphones, electric vehicles, wearable devices, and mobile power supplies.
However, Huawei did not give any date on when will they offer the new batteries for commercial use.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
China based tech company Huawei unveiled their new flagship device Huawei Mate S. This will be the latest addition to their premium Huawei Mate line.
The new smartphone has an ergonomic design and innovative technology. It also offers a personalized experience. They added innovative touch features that enhance ease of use, functionality and creativity.
The device is equipped with Fingerprint Sense 2.0 which is an upgraded version of the Huawei Mate 7’s advanced chip level security and single-tap unlock technology. Fingerprint Sense 2.0 is faster, more sensitive and has more accurate self-learning functions to improve recognition speeds by 100%. The sensor also let the user control notifications, scroll through photos, take selfies, answer phone calls and even dismiss an alarm clock.
I has Knuckle Sense 2.0 advances the Knuckle Sense technology first introduced in the Huawei P8.
The professional camera mode allows manual adjustment for ISO, exposure compensation, exposure time, white balance and focusing and functions such as the grid, and flash-assisted focusing.
Display: 5.5 inches AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors 1080 x 1920 pixels
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
CPU: Quad-core 2.2 GHz & quad-core 1.5 GHz, Mali-T628 MP4 GPU
Operating System: Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow)
RAM: 3 GB RAM
Storage: Choice of 32/64/128 GB equipped with microSD slot, up to 128 GB
CAMERA: Primary - 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, optical image stabilization, autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Secondary - 8 MP, LED flash
Battery: Non-removable 2700 mAh battery