Monday, December 24, 2012

Upcoming and Anticipated Tablets in Early 2013

At first, Merry Christmas, and I wish everyone go through a happy holiday.

upcoming tablets in 2013
New Year 2013 is coming, and 2012 is gone. Undoubtedly, we can list the surprises of 2012 tablets such as Nexus 7,Kindle Fire HD,iPad Mini,Nook HD+,Surface RT, etc. The perfect performances of new tablets just make us enter into a world in which tablets and smartphones are neck and neck. So what can we expect for tablets in 2013? Following just let’s have a look at the upcoming and anticipated tablets in 2013.

Microsoft Surface Pro
The most notable thing about Microsoft’s tablet is its windows 8 in this moment and Surface RT tablet’s Windows RT system is based on it.But surface RT cannot support any desktop applications. So comes the advanced version the Surface Pro.With a 10.6′ inch ClearType HD display, Surface Pro comes with an intel Ivy Bridge Core i3/i5 processor and 64/128GB Storage. Also, it contains two HD cameras both on front and back. It supports 3G, 4G LTE.It will be inarguably a big hit when Surface RT is released.

Asus Transformer Book
The most excellent tablet is probably Asus Transformer Tad 700 at present. And Asus has planned to brought some new tablets to us. The first one coming in January 2013 is Transformer Book, which is a wonderful Convertible of Laptop to Tablet running on Windows 8.Sporting Core i7 3517 processor which runs at 1.9GHz and 4GB RAM , Transformer Book gives you three options 11.6 inch,13 inch and 14 inch. Whatever Transformer Book performs, I think we need to take care of it to get a view of the flexibility of this device.

HTC Windows RT tablets
According to Bloomberg ,HTC will be producing 12-inch tablet and a 7-inch tablet running Windows RT and slated to be released in Q3 of 2013. The 7 inch version would be the first 7 inch windows RT model which will of course join in the 7 inch competition. The special feature about the HTC new tablets is that both of the two versions can make phone calls.That is to say, you can take it as a phone. It is said that the new tablets will use Qualcomm chips but no other specs have been revealed. Whatever, this new HTC tablets can worth expecting.

Archos GamePad and 97 Titanium HD
Archos launched GamePad and 97 Titanium HD in this December. GamePad is a 7-inch Android 4.1 Jelly Bean gaming tablet, which is now available in Europe for 150 euros and will released in US in the first quarter of 2013.It comes with a 1,024x600 screen ,14 physical buttons and a game-mapping tool that lets you set up your controls. It sports a dual-core ARM Cortex A9 processor with a quad-core Mali GPU, and also it includes a 8GB storage(microSD card is allowed), a front-facing webcam and a mini-HDMI output to connect to HDTV.As a gaming tablet, GamePad has its own pros but it is still early to answer the question “Can it be another Nexus 7?”.

Just like other great tablets, 97 Titanium HD aims to match it with a 9.7-inch IPS multitouch panel with an ultra-high resolution of 2,048x1,536 pixels. It includes a dual-core ARM Cortex A9 processor with a quad-core Mali GPU, 8GB of storage, and microSD and running Android 4.1 "Jelly Bean", as similar as Gamepad. With a Retina-like screen, I think 97 Titanium HD is what we anticipated.

Acer Iconia B1 Android tablet
From a report in the Wall Street Journal,Acer is planning to launch the Iconia B1 Android tablet for just $99 , a beatable price compared to 7-inch tablets like the $159 Amazon Kindle Fire.The B1 comes with a 1024 x 600 resolution screen and 1.2GHz dual-core processor. Unfortunately, Acer is planning to release this one in emerging market rather than US maket.

Nokia Windows 8 tablet
With Nokia’Lumia 920 ruling the sales again, Nokia is also working on the new Windows 8 tablet.The tablet will be matched with a kickstand-provided keyboard cover that will have its own battery, allowing it to run as an auxiliary power supply. Others now known include HDMI and USB ports, a cellular connection, and boasts a 10.1-inch display like the Microsoft Surface. AT&T will reportedly be the first carrier partner to sell the device. Nokia is succeeding to change its decay with the new windows smartphone, so would it be the same to the tablets? Just need to wait.

When you have read the list, you will find that it seems that most of the upcoming tablets are windows 8 tablets. Maybe the reason is the great Android tablets and iPad 4 have been released in this year and maybe it is still too early. But 2013 is another necessarily competitive year for both tablets or smartphones. The last winner, Windows , Android or iOS?

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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Best 5 Free Movie and TV app for Android Tablets to Hold Christmas Happiness

So, you will get an Android tablet as a Christmas gift such as Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HD or others. The top entertainment for Android tablets is probably watching videos online. Whether you want to watch the live TV in bed, or you want to stream TV on the travel, Android tablet can give you a perfect experience with a good-quality screen and top movie app or TV app. Next you will find five best movie and TV apps for Android tablets.

BBC iPlayer
BBC iPlayer for Android
If you prefer to BBC TV and radio and live in UK, then BBC iPlayer is the app you cannot miss.You can watch, listen live and catch up on the last 7 days of BBC programs.With a browse of BBC programmes, you can easily catch up on an episode or a series you missed.If you watch something you enjoy , you can share the content by email or social network.Besides, you are able to stream TV and videos over Wi-Fi and 3G which can be great news for you.

Crackle
Crackle for Android
Hollywood fan?Then check out Crackle, a really popular entertainment app for both free Hollywood movies and TV shows. With high-quality streaming over Wi-Fi, 3G, and 4G, Crackle also allows you to watch hundreds of full-length movies which cover action, comedy, crime, horror, thriller, sci-fi and anime.And it updates movies and TV episodes monthly.In addition ,you can build and manage your Watchlist for viewing on the app.The app is limited to US, UK, Australia, and Canada.

Netflix(Need subscription)
Netflix for Android
As the world’s leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies, This Netflix app delivers you the best entertainment anywhere, anytime.You need a Netflix account to watch TV or movies and it gives one-month free trial for first registers.Once you are member of Netflix, you can access to unlimited TV shows and movies for one low monthly price.You can browse,search for the newest title.Also, you can rate shows and movies,and Netflix will suggest the best titles for you if you have submit what you like.If you like to subscribe the program and don't care for pay for movies,then you can choose this app.

IMDb
IMDb for Android
You probably have heard of IMDB website if you are movie lovers.So this app offers you almost all that website do for you.It has the world's largest collection , that is over 2 million movie and TV titles and 4 million celebrities, actors, actresses, directors and other crew members.You can watch movie trailers, reading users reviews for movies and TV shows,checking out browse history and more.You can rate movies and TV shows just as Netflix.Otherwise,when you choose "notify me" on titles and names you're interested in,the trailers, photos, showtimes, and news will be notified.

Movies by Flixster
Movies by Flixster for Android
If you like to social movie site Flixster, then try this app Movies by Flixster.The app allows you to stream and download full-length movies.And you can browse the top box office movies and movies opening soon.The key point is you can share movie ratings and check out what their online friends are watching. You can also link up with with your Facebook account, to make things more social.DVD releases,trailers, films at local cinema and reviews from Flixster or Rotton Tomatoes and more content are available.With this app, you can just create your own movie network.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Best Tech Christmas Gifts: Christmas Gift Guide 2012

Tech Christmas Gift 2012
Time flies fast and we will come to the big festival Christmas. Except writing to Santa, making Christmas cards and others, preparing for Christmas gift is the essential part. There is plenty to choose from this year, and tech products have become the popular option. I collect the most awesome tech gift in 2012 in the following. You can pick up the most suitable one.
Best Tech Christmas Gifts for men
  • iPhone 5
With the powerful A6X processor, iPhone 5 delivers a faster web experience. As the thinnest and lightest iPhone ever,it is more portable and the 4 inch Retina Display gives you an incredible photo or video view. It is very suitable for men with the largest apps at Apple store.
  • Surface RT
The attractive point of Surface RT is the full office 2013 service , which is a must-have for work at present. It is really great when we can do the office on tablet totally the same as using PC. For men,it is very useful for the Surface RT’s business uses. It provides the keyboard match.For app, Microsoft has built an app store to offer more apps than iPad.
  • Philips Norelco PT720/41 Powertouch Electric Razor
This shaver use comfort cut shaving system to give men a close, comfortable shave. It features fully washable simply rinse clean and can automatically adjust to every contour of your face and neck.

Best Tech Christmas Gifts for Women
  • USB cup warmer
This USB cup warmer could be the perfect solution to stop your coffee getting cold before you've had a chance to drink it. The gadget benefits from the USB power to heat a small element to 40ÂșC, so your drink should be drinkable even an hour after it was made.
  • Nook HD
As the Highest Resolution 7 inch HD Tablet,Nook HD is also a very great E-book Reader just like Kindle.It also includes massive books, magazines and newspapers. Besides, you can enjoy the movies with a wonderful display.It has many popular apps and games but less than android or ios or Amazon.The most important point about it is it offers much Kids’ Stories, Games and Learning.It is really an awesome family tablet.

Best Tech Christmas Gifts for Teenagers
  • Kindle Fire
Kindle Fire is no doubt an excellent E-book Reader for people. And thousands of E-books and magazines are offered at Amazon store.The special Amazon Prime service provides great videos and Kindle Owners' Lending Library. The useful FreeTime make parents control the time of playing Kindle.
  • Oregon Scientific QW201 Time and Wireless Charging Station
QW201 Time and Wireless Charging Station can charge your Qi-enabled device just simply lay it beside the station. Also, it includes atomic clock and indoor/outdoor temperature display.
  •  Fujifilm INSTAX MINI Film Camera
As a beautifully designed and robust camera, Fujifilm INSTAX MINI Film Camera has a built-in flash and produces prints that are about the size of a credit card. It has a real retro look but sports modern technology.
  • Total Media Software
When we record some family Christmas video or find some videos to burn dvd for later playback,We may need a program to help us to keep the Christmas in memory.Using the media software, you can easily deal with the Christmas videos or the audios.

Best Tech Christmas Gifts for kids
  • LeapFrog LeapPad 2 Explorer Learning Tablet
Specifically designed for children, the LeapFrog LeapPad Explorer Learning Tablet features a range of educational titles, a camera, video camera and a tilt sensor are offered.Also,it can be used for playing music and videos.It is a very good option for kids to connect with the technology.
  • Fisher Price Laugh & Learn Click ‘n Learn Remote
Fisher Price Laugh & Learn Click ‘n Learn Remote is an educational toy to teach these young people about cause and effect – if they press the button this will happen. Kids can entertain themselves with the tools’ different functions.



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Sunday, December 2, 2012

Top 5 Free Christmas Apps for Android to Enjoy a Better Christmas Day

Free Christmas app for androidYeah, Christmas will come in three weeks, so have you got ready for Christmas cards, Christmas gifts list, the letter to Santa, Christmas cookies and the very important Christmas Dinner? It goes without saying that Christmas is really the star of the year and making a good preparation for Christmas is on the agenda for every family. Considering the technology, you can make use of the Christmas apps for android so that to go through a very special big holiday . Following list is the top Christmas apps you may need.

1.Christmas Countdown Widget
Although Christmas is coming but we are now still working everyday, so it is very good to get a countdown reminding.And the app Christmas Countdown Widget can countdown to Christmas day in many different units including years, months, days, hours, minutes, seconds and even heartbeats.With this app, you can know exactly how many days is left before the Christmas Day.You can pick up the background with the default images or just the photos on your android device.Also, you can play the music while counting down.If you are busy then this app is probably the must-have for you.

2.Greeting Card Maker
THe first thing to do on Christmas Day is to send greeting cards to our family or friends.If you just want to make your greeting cards in person, then you can check out Greeting Card Maker, the only Greeting Card Maker App in the Android Market at present.You can create your own exotic greetings or choose a ready-made greeting easily with the app.Then you can send the greetings as post card around the world at 0.99$.In addition, you can share your work with friends via Facebook, Email, MMS, Google+, Twitter or any other social network, and any sharable Media.If you just want to do the special work on greetings, then try this one.

3.Christmas Gift List Planner
Christmas gifts is the big part of the holiday.And do you want a assistant to hele you to organize, plan and keep track of your gifts budget?if your answer is yes, then Christmas Gift List Planner is the best choice for you.It can help you track spending and gift cost, filter the gifts by category.Also,you can get the track of gift purchased, gift mailed and gift wrapped for each person.For paid version, you can take note of gift ideas for each person on your list ,scan barcode to automatically add item to your gift list and more.

4.BigOven
We need to prepare for a big Christmas dinner when on Christmas, and so a recipe app is a must.For the cooking app, I suggest BigOven, which offers the most complete cooking database with over 250,000 recipes.You can search for specific dishes or ingredients, or you can browse by category.It also allows you to use some tools such as Search by Leftover,a grocery list, a menu planner, a favorites list, and more to help you do the cook easily.It is indeed useful for the Christmas dinner's cooking.

5.Free Christmas Music Tree
Of course Christmas song is an indispensable part of the big holiday, which can make you feel the full Christmas spirit.The app Free Christmas Music Tree not only let you listen to up to 80 Classic Christmas carols, but also allows you get a fabulous and gorgeous Christmas Tree display.The best free Chrismas songs includes Jingle Bells,Away in a manger, Ave Maria, Caroling caroling, Dreaming of a white Christmas and others.This is an app you cannot miss if you are a traditional Christmas carols lover.

So, they are there.And I hope you can get help and fun for Christmas with the apps.




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Thursday, November 29, 2012

How to Turn Your Nexus 7 into a Real Kindle Fire?

In these days, both the Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire are becoming hot and hot. At the mention of Kindle Fire, the first thing comes in my head is it is a best E-book reader while Nexus 7 is a best entertainment tablet. It is of course reasonable that you cannot decide which to buy for your Christmas gift if you just want to choose from them, even though you have compared them.

Fortunately, now we can get (nearly) all of Amazon's great Android offerings on the Nexus 7 to turn it into a real Kindle Fire including the Kindle E-books.
Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire
In Android 4.1, you can enjoy Google Books, Google Music, Google Video, and the Google Play app store. Of course,you can upgrade the system to Android 4.2 to enjoy the new amazing features.But there are still plenty of people prefer to Amazon for books, music, and movies. Luckily, it is easy to get free Amazon's Kindle reader app and Amazon MP3 app using the Google Play app store. These two apps will give you access to your Kindle book library and Aussie Amazon MP3 collection.

Before you see Amazon-purchased Android apps on Nexus 7, you need to set Nexus 7’s security to allow installation of apps from "unknown sources". Enter into Nexus 7 settings, tap on Security, and check the box for "Unknown Sources".

Besides, you can get Amazon's Appstore app for Android from Amazon by visiting the Appstore Web page.Enter your email and check the download link at your e-mail on the Nexus 7.After the operations, you can find your purchased apps and start to download Android apps from Amazon.

But you cannot really enjoy the Amazon video content (including free videos for Amazon Prime) since the unavailable Abode Flash service and the bad performance of the Google Video app and storefront matching the content, pricing, and capabilities of Amazon's video service.

But it is enough, right? At least, you have got the Kindle book and app library. So do you want to enjoy the Kindle Fire service on Nexus 7?

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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

How to Watch 2012 Hot Christmas Movies on Android Tablets

Christmas movie on Android tablet
Christmas draws near and near, and tablets have become the best Christmas gift for families. With the best performance and low price, Android tablets are no doubt the great choice, such as, Amazon Kindle Fire HD. And if you or will own a Android tablet, and you like movies, then the most enjoyable thing for this Christmas is watch the hottest Christmas movies of 2012 on the Android tablet with your family or friends. There are so many wonderful Christmas movies prepared for you, and let’s just take some time to get the methods of watching the Christmas Movie on Android Tablets.

Method 1.Download Hot Christmas Movies from Some Website

You can download free hot Christmas movies for Android Tablet from the following websites imp4hubor or itabmovies. Both of the two websites offers the free download movies in MP4 formats. And you can also subscribe the website and requires the movie you want. The flaw is that some good holiday movies are offered and the numbers of movies is not in large number.

And there are also other reliable websites Netflix, Clicker, ZumoCast, YouTube, HuluPlus,ABC and CBS network websites offering free online movies, you can also download the movies but you should pay for it. One thing you should take care is ensure the website is safe and you also need to connect the Internet.

Tip:The majority of people choose this method to watch the Christmas movies with family, however, there is a problem for this one. The movie formats. You know, there are no tablets which can support all the formats, when you cannot play the movies you download on your Android tablet, you are probably need an Android tablet converter to help you.

Method 2: Install Movie Apps to Stream the Movie

If you just don’t like to browse the websites then you can install some movie apps to watch the movie on your Android tablet. You can choose Netfix, IMDb Movies & TV, VLC Direct Pro and other choices.

Tip:In this way, you can enjoy the Christmas movies better, but you need to connect to the web unless you have downloaded the movies.

So, it is you turn to choose your favorite Christmas Movie for your Android tablet.


2012 hot Christmas Movie suggestion: Life of Pi,Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? Home Alone,The Holiday,Jingle All the Way,How the Grinch Stole Christmas,Miracle on 34th Street,The Polar Express,The Simpson's Christmas,White Christmas 


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Monday, November 26, 2012

Best 5 Games for Android to Enjoy Yourself on Nexus 10 and Nexus 7(Until 2012/11/27)

Have you bought or have you make you mind to buy a Nexus tablet which is very popular in this Christmas season? The outstanding HD display and fast web speed of both Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 give us the chance to play the games more excitedly. So, if you want to find some games to play, you can enter the Play Store to find some, the trouble is it is just hard to choose because you cannot try every game displayed at the store. For your convenience, following is a list including the best Android games, and just check these and find the favorites.

Angry Birds Star Wars(Free)
Angry Birds Star Wars- Android tablet game
It is the newest adventure version of Angry birds. It follows the story of the original Star Wars trilogy, beginning with “A New Hope” and levels begin with Luke Skywalker (the red bird) running into trouble with some Tusken Raiders. You can improve the birds’s ability when the level is up, and the Lightsaber ability can make the game funnier. If you like Angry Birds, then this one is a must-have game.

The Amazing Spider-Man($0.99)
The Amazing Spider-Man-Android tablets game
Like Spider-Man? Try out this game version The Amazing Spider-Man which nicely coincides with the latest blockbuster movie. The stunning graphics, impressive gameplay and physics can easily let you immersed in the game. The full open-world environment for you to be a web-slinger Peter Parker style lets you get more enjoyment from the game. It is really an addictive game, but one thing you should note is this game needs 2GB of free memory to install.

DEAD TRIGGER(Free)
DEAD TRIGGER-Android Tablets game
If you want a blood-stained, high-intensity shooter, Dead Trigger is must-have. As the latest and greatest in the mobile gaming world for first person shooters, you’ll surely love the stunning graphics with advanced lighting and post-process effects, gameplay, level of details with full 3D characters and environments, and general storyline. The high quality 3D audio and a lively music soundtrack may also impress you very much.

Monster Pet Shop(Free)
Monster Pet Shop-Android Tablet Game
Want to install a kid’s game? Try Monster Pet Shop and also it is fun to play if you are an adult. It is essentially a virtual pet game that allows users to breed and sell monsters as pets. You can breed unique monsters and sell them to store visitors. This game is just simple, and great for family on Nexus 7 or Nexus 10.

Triple Town(Free)
Triple Town-Android Tablet Game
If you want to look for puzzle game, I suggest you to try this Triple Town. It features beautiful design and addictive gameplay. This game aims to build the largest city possible by plotting out items. You will grow your town by connecting more than three of kind of any item. So would you like to see how large can you grow your dream city before the board fills and the game ends? Go this original game.




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Sunday, November 25, 2012

Nexus 10 Review: A Best but Cheap 10 inch Tablet

Google has released the second tablet Nexus 10 this month accompanied with Samsung after the launch of 7 inch Nexus 7.It has boomed since it is available at Google Play and it is quickly sold out internationally as well as LG Nexus 4.So, why does it attract people soon? Where does it better then Nexus 7? Let’s just explore the features of Nexus 10.
Nexus 10 review
Competitive Hardware and Display

Key points.
With a notable 10.1-inch 2560 x 1600 WQXGA display(300 ppi), Samsung gives Nexus 10 a dual-core 1.7GHz Exynos 5250 A15 processor with Mail T604 graphics and 2GB of RAM. You have two options of storage 16GB and 32GB.It has doubled the resolution of Nexus 7 and created the highest resolution even iPad 4 which sports 2048*1536(264ppi) cannot compete for in tablet market at present, the 1.7 GHz processor is the fastest as well.

Portability.
It measures 8.9mm and 603 grams which slightly thinner and lighter than the full-size iPad's 632 grams.

Camera.
Nexus 10 has a 5-megapixel rear camera for shooting videos at 1080p resolution, better than cameras on other tablets, going with a camera app. Of more practical use is the 1.9-megapixel front camera for video calls for Google+ and other social work.

Ports and
sensors.Ports include microUSB (for charge) and micro HDMI, and there’s a 3.5mm headphone jack and Pogo pins for use with a dock. All of the usual sensors include an accelerometer, digital compass, ambient light, gyroscope, barometer, microphone and GPS.

Battery.
The battery is a 9,000 mAh Li-Poly pack which Google says is likely good for up to nine hours of HD video playback.

Display.
With the 16:9 aspect ratio screen and more-than-Full-HD resolution, Nexus 10 is ideal for widescreen video playback without black framing bars.

Featured Software


Just like Nexus 4, Nexus 10 runs the latest
Android 4.2 Jelly bean. It takes many new useful and dazzling features. Most notably is Photo Sphere which allows you to create 360-degree images. You can also share the images or even add to Google Maps. Google Now, a Google's voice-powered assistant similar to Siri, brings you the information you care about like sports scores, weather, and even the status of packages from Amazon that have been shipped to you. Also there are many new amazing features about Android 4.2, you can check out this article” New features of Android 4.2 Jelly Bean You should know “.

Better Entertainment


Playing games.
Thanks to its high HD display, playing games on Nexus 10 has become a more excited experience. When playing a heavy game like Angry Birds Star Wars, it was awesome than ever. You will feel that never too clear.

Content side
.Approximately 600,000 apps and games are available, and up to 20,000 songs and many films can found at Google Play store, less than Apple store but Google is now working hard on it and more and more contents will be offered.

Fastest Web.
With a strong Wi-Fi connection, you can get a fast web speed and use YouTube as a breeze. Also, the 2 GB of RAM helped apps open quickly and made multi-tasking very efficient.

The bad Parts


No memory card slot.
Nexus 10 comes in 16GB and 32GB models, and if that’s simply not enough, you just cannot expand the storage, which is really terrible for us.

No 4G LTE.
If you want a 4G LTE Nexus 10 just like Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9, you will be disappointed. At least at the moment, Nexus 10 is a Wi-Fi only tablet.

Price


$399
gets you the 16GB version, while $499 hooks the 32GB model, which has $100 lower than iPad 4.

Conclusion


With superior design and swift performance, Nexus 10 is no doubt one of the best Android tablets to date. Including beautifully sharp screen with highest HD display and the fastest processor of any Android tablet, the best Android OS and amazing Photo Sphere, Nexus 10 make a difference. It's light, durable, and it is an incredibly cool concept. The $399 price tag is not expensive with such specs. But the lack of expanding storage is still one thing that keeps people away from it. But if you don’t care this and you just want a cheaper tablet with more customization, then go with the Nexus 10. 







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