Many eReader manufacturers were a little nervous when tablets and smartphones rolled out functions that basically performed the same function, and with good reason. After all, it’s reasonable to assume that consumers would prefer to spend one price for a gadget that performs multiple functions rather than several high prices for multiple gadgets. Oddly enough, though, the manufacturers had nothing to worry about, as logic doesn’t always dictate what happens in the gadget market.
If you’re planning to splurge on a great gift for the whole family and finally upgrade that huge tube television set that has been flickering with age, you may find yourself overwhelmed by all the different brands, sizes, and types of flat-screen televisions on the market. Choosing the best one for your needs and budgets can be a little difficult when you’re standing in front of the display rack viewing all those great sets fully loaded with amazing features. Take a deep breath and follow this basic guide for picking the television that best suits both your needs and your budget.
Have you noticed that everything is getting bigger again? Remember when cell phones first came out, they were the size (and weight) of a brick, then as time progressed, they became as tiny as the palm of your hand? Now, with smartphones in half the pockets around the world, bigger became better again. After all, you really can’t do much with a 1-inch screen! Tablets have been going through size phases too. The iPad takes up quite a bit of space in your messenger bag, while other options can fit in your purse. Everyone has their own thoughts on which size is better, but the bottom line is, at least for now, it’s feasible to travel with your tablet without needing to purchase a separate seat on the plane for it! Dell may be changing that soon, though, and other manufacturers will likely follow suit.
Buying gifts for techies can be a challenge because the price tags on the most-wanted gifts are usually way to high for casual giving. Rather than taking out a second mortgage on the house to fill the tree skirt with tablets, Smartphone, touch screen devices, and all the other hottest tech gifts, fill their stocking instead! For about the cost of one really cool tech gift, you can give a whole bunch of fun gadgets and accessories that they’re sure to love.
If you’re thinking about getting a streaming media device for yourself or someone on your holiday shopping list this year, you may find yourself overwhelmed by the choices. Streaming media has come a long way in the last year, with more options available than ever before. If you’re thinking about getting one for your home, take a minute to compare the different features of each device and determine which one will be most beneficial for the least amount of money.
This was a big year for the tech industry, with more choices available in everything from smartphones to tablets to educational gadgets for kids. Whether you’re making a list for holiday shopping or want to enhance your own digital collection, these five tech gadgets should be among the first that you check out.
Five Hot Tech Gadgets for 2012
1. Google Nexus 10 Tablet- Up until this year, Apple pretty much cornered the market on tablets, with Nexus coming in close behind. Now, with the Nexus 10 Tablet, they just might surpass their biggest competitor. With a long battery life, large display, and amazing resolution, the Nexus 10 is sure to become a must-have on any tech-lover’s holiday list. While Google sells the device, the Nexus 10 was actually designed and assembled by Samsung, a current leader in the smartphone industry.