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Will Apple’s iWatch offering make the scenario for Smartwatches any good?

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ipod-nano-watchesWith the markets raving and experimenting the fundamental uses of Smartwatches, one thing that remains common is the ongoing rumor roundups of two biggies – Apple and Google entering and saving the sad state of watches that act as an extension of our smartphones as of now.

While users on other side trying to make do with the learning curve associated with these devices, there are some like the Pebble who have really shown a direction to these manufacturers. One manufacturer may be looking to shake things up – Apple . Reports suggest that Apple intends to introduce a pair of iWatch models with varying screen sizes: one for men, and one for women.

Apple is apparently planning to bring in two variants – one for men and the other for women with differences only in the screen sizes with one measuring 1.7 inches and the other at 1.3 inches respectively both boasting OLED displays for better readability. However, it’s wise to wait as of now till we have any word on what apple intends to make these devices work on and how different will they really be compared to current offerings.

Source:Koreaherald

Written by Chintan Vithlani

November 13th, 2013 at 5:59 pm

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Google Glass with Prescription Lenses : The Glass you were waiting for?

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xgoogle-glass--790x444.jpg.pagespeed.ic.ogWPpp-feiGoogle Glass had already got the media abuzz with it’s release but even then it was still a device that we expected to receive multiple iterations to be a real consumer product. With Rochester Optical – a New York based company announced that it would be developing prescription lense attachments for Google Glass . This announcement is a big level for Glass to be even close to real world use.

The arm mount would fit Glass perfectly and would be available in a number of colors. Tim Moore, one of the early Glass Explorers, will join its prescription-lens project.

These lenses are expected to be available by early 2014.
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Written by Chintan Vithlani

November 11th, 2013 at 4:20 pm

Oh look, a Nokia smartwatch that Microsoft is likely to kill!

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So, of course Nokia would be working on a smartwatch of their own. They have had smart necklaces, armbands, pretty much everything, and of course everyone else is doing it. Now we get to see a working prototype, which looks quite interesting.

Dr Kent Lyons, who worked on developing the Nokia smartwatch concept above, codenamed Nokia ‘Facet’, sent Engadget a video of the smartwatch in action, and it looks quite interesting to say the least. The device uses 6 different facets, basically it has six screens that can be removed to work on their own, attached to the dedicated armband to use as a weird smartwatch or whatever you wish to do with it, it seems. Each screen can run a different application or task, so theoretically you could browse tweets, while making an appointment on your calendar and sending a quick email while replying to a text.

Of course if it ever makes it to the open market, which is highly unlikely to happen, it would cost pretty much the same as or more than a Samsung Galaxy Gear. So, the choice is simple, buy a Pebble…

Written by Dion Guillaume

October 17th, 2013 at 2:45 pm

100,000 reasons Amzer ShatterProof is for you!

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If you’re like me, your phone or tablet is your life and you can’t simply replace it at will, nor do you really want to, nevermind spend a lot of time apart if it goes in for repairs. What happens when your device is left unusable after being smashed, dropped, bumped or scratched? You need the ultimate durable protection, the industry’s best. Amzer ShatterProof turns your smartphone or tablet into a indestructable Nokia 3310. They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so here is 100,000 words on why ShatterProof is meant for you!

Written by Dion Guillaume

October 15th, 2013 at 8:08 pm

Apple iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s prices for India revealed, not that surprising

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The Apple iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s are set to launch in just two weeks time in India, on November 1, which is sure to cause a lot of fanfare for plenty of excited Indians. Apple today revealed their new pricing options for the India bound devices as well as the older iPhone 4s.

The iPhone 4s 8GB is set to cost Rs. 31,500. The iPhone 5c 16GB will set you back Rs. 41,900 and the 32GB model Rs. 53,500. The iPhone 5s will go for Rs. 53,500 for the 16GB model, Rs. 62,500 for the 32GB model and Rs. 71,500 for the 64GB model. The iPhone 4s will be available in both black and white, the iPhone 5c in white, pink, blue, yellow & green the iPhone 5s in Space Gray, Silver White as well as the popular new Golden White. Other markets set to get the new iPhones over the next two weeks include Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, French West Indies, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Reunion Island, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Albania, Armenia, Bahrain, Colombia, El Salvador, Guam, Guatemala, India, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and UAE.

Remember to cover up your new device with Amzer’s wide variety of ultra strong cases and screen protectors!

Written by Dion Guillaume

October 15th, 2013 at 12:06 pm

Three amazingly great Amzer Huawei Ascend P6 accessories

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So, you just managed to get your hands on the Huawei Ascend P6, otherwise known as the worlds slimmest smartphone at just 6.18mm. You have a slight problem though, despite them including a case in the box, it kind of sucks and you would like something with more style, colour and elegance, you want some cool accessories, but they’re quite scarce.

I own a Huawei Ascend P6, I am proud to. It is an elegant device, usability is great and if I didn’t hate Android and its cluttered user experience and inconsistent application ecosystem, I might even have used the Ascend P6 as my main device, which it currently is not. I do use it regularly though, but I have found only one serious flaw; the lack of accessories available for the device, which is why I have highlighted three of my picks right here.

Amzer® TPU Hybrid Case – Solid White For Huawei Ascend P6

The Amzer® TPU Hybrid Case – Solid White For Huawei Ascend P6 is a pretty great TPU rubber case. It is sleek and slim, just like the Ascend P6. It has great grip and is quite the looker. You want an accessory that compliments your device, yet saves it from the occasional bump and drop. This case is great. It’s shipping right now, and it costs JUST $6.95. Have a look, I am more than certain you will be happy with the choice.

Amzer® Kristal™ Clear Screen Protector For Huawei Ascend P6

You really want some ShatterProof action for the Ascend P6, we’re on it, but while you wait, why not give the Amzer® Kristal™ Clear Screen Protector For Huawei Ascend P6 a go? This screen protector protects your screen from scratches and marks while maintaining excellent viewing angles and sacrificing almost none of the visibility. If you want an affordable offering to keep your screen safe, look no further. What’s even better than that? It costs just $6.95!

Amzer® Capacitive Touch Screen Knit Gloves – Pink

Winter is once again around the corner, at least for you guys over in the Northern Hemisphere. While I walk around in my speedo and enjoy the sun, you’re most definitely going to need some lovely gloves to keep your hands warm, but still allows you to use and abuse your smartphone and its sensitive display. Well, the Amzer® Capacitive Touch Screen Knit Gloves – Pink is the perfect choice for your Huawei Ascend P6. Use your device without sacrificing limbs to the horrid winter cold. It’s just $14.95 and quite snuggly warm!

Written by Dion Guillaume

October 12th, 2013 at 12:42 pm

iPhone 5s and Galaxy Note 3 get drop tested, definitely not for the faint hearted

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So, Apple and Samsung have launched their latest flagships in the form of the Apple iPhone 5s and Samsung Galaxy Note 3, but how exactly do the devices differ, other than size, how strong and durable are these devices for everyday use, can they take a bump or two? Well, guess you’ll have to watch and see.

The guys over at GizmoSlip did some drop tests on both the iPhone 5s and Galaxy Note 3, and the results are quite astonishing. Both devices are dropped on their backs, sides and fronts in three separate controlled tests each and you would never guess who wins in the end. The aluminum metal iPhone 5s loses its rear glass pieces on the back drop, gets scratched on its side drop and the screen shatters on the front drop. The Galaxy Note 3 on the other hand has minimal damage to its leather rear, minor scratches from the side drop and the screen is left perfectly intact on the screen drop thanks to its raised sides. So much for the metal vs plastic (or leather) argument it seems, Samsung may have finally conquered the design wars.

But then again, a stylish case from Amzer can protect your smartphone from a lot of damage and our Amzer ShatterProof screen guards will keep that iPhone screen intact from most crazy daily damage tests. The choice is simple, choose Amzer!

Written by Dion Guillaume

October 11th, 2013 at 2:39 pm

Apple expected to launch new iPads on October 22, be a thorn in Nokia’s back

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Apple is expected to launch some exciting new products on October 22 according to a report by AllThingsD, coincidentally it will be the same day Microsoft’s new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 goes on sale as well as the day Nokia is expected to launch their new tablet line up.

According to AllThingsD, Apple will be holding an invitation-only event on October 22 to showcase some new products. These new products may include, but not be limited to the Apple iPad 5 which is set to feature a drastic redesign as well as the addition of a TouchID sensor, an iPad Mini 2 which may feature a Retina display as well as a TouchID sensor and a champagne coloured offering, new MacBook Air notebooks with Retina displays and the new OS X Mavericks update, a possible new Mac Pro, a possible Apple iOS-powered console and an Apple iTV. Apple’s iWatch is only expected to hit in early 2014.

If rumours are correct, Apple is set to dazzle, and be quite the thorn in Microsoft’s back, for whom the day would be much more important as Windows powered tablets come of age, and likely fail.

Written by Dion Guillaume

October 9th, 2013 at 3:49 pm

Great cases to celebrate Halloween with your Galaxy S4!

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So, Halloween is just 24 days away and to get in the mood, you’re looking for a great companion for your life companion. We have some great news for you, here are three cases that will get your Samsung Galaxy S4 into the Halloween mood, and they all cost just $9.95 each!

Orange Amzer Flip Case with Swipe Window

Flip cases are all the faff right now and the introduction of the new Swipe Windows capabilities by Samsung has made it all the more fun. You want a sturdy case that keeps your Galaxy S4 safe, that is stylish, but also protects your display, while allowing you to see some notifications and updates with ease. Well, Amzer has your back! The Amzer Flip Case with Swipe Window for the Samsung Galaxy S4 should be the only option you’re considering. It comes in a wide array of different colours, including the perfect for Halloween, Orange option!

Translucent Orange Amzer Soft Gel TPU Gloss Skin Case

You want a TPU case, but something that is strong, durable and yet gives you a glimpse into your device’s magnificent design. Well, we have got your back! Our Translucent Orange Amzer Soft Gel TPU Gloss Skin Case for the Samsung Galaxy S4 adds a TPU touch to the Halloween cheer, while its translucent design lets you stare at your device’s premium, fragile design. Whether you’re looking for something stylish or just something fresh, it’s definitely worth a look!

Orange Amzer Silicone Skin Jelly Case

Stylish. Comfortable. Durable. Amzer’s Orange Silicone Skin Jelly Case for the Samsung Galaxy S4 is a force to be reckoned with. Made out of two layers of premium, durable silicon it is built to last without being an eyesore. The Amzer Silicone Skin Jelly Case has amazing grip making it all the more difficult to slip and fall, and if it does, the premium design is guaranteed to protect your device from scratches and most damage. If Orange isn’t your thing, there are loads more colours to choose from, to match your Spiderman, Princess, Zombie or Hulk costumes!

Written by Dion Guillaume

October 7th, 2013 at 12:12 pm

How to replace the iPhone 5S’ display and how to avoid a broken display

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The Apple iPhone 5S has just gone on sale and, as the diehard fan that you are, you went out and bought yourself one. One thing leads to another and before you know it you’ve smashed your display. Now what? Your warranty won’t cover a new display and repair centers ask exuberant amounts of money to replace the display, especially considering how new the iPhone 5S.

How do you repair a broken iPhone 5S screen? Repairs Universe has created this nifty video showing you how to disassemble the iPhone 5S and subsequently replace your broken display. It is quite simple, you unscrew the bottom screws, use a suction cup and prying tool to lift the display, unplug the fingerprint sensor, unscrew and unplug the display cables then remove the front camera, fingerprint sensor and other sensors as well as the speaker. Then you reverse all of these steps with your brand new iPhone 5S display that you purchased prior to your adventure into the inner workings of your iPhone 5S.

iSuppli says the iPhone 5S’ display assembly costs $41, but of course those available on the market is much more, $285 in fact. Add to that all of the tools that you’ll need and you’re set to pay roughly $299 to replace your iPhone 5S display, which is pretty much the majority of the price for a new iPhone. So, how do you prevent yourself from ever getting stuck in this situation? The answer is quite simple.

How do you avoid a broken iPhone display? Amzer, that’s how. Amzer’s groundbreaking ShatterProof screen guard protects your iPhone, or any other major smartphone or tablet, from falls, bumps and more (we tried hammers, bricks, drills, snaders and more). What makes it even better is the fact that the Amzer ShatterProof for the iPhone 5S costs just $29.95! Yes, 10% of what replacing your display would cost. It’s just 0.2mm thick adding virtually no excess thickness, but it keeps your screen alive to tell its tale of near destruction.

Are you willing to take the risk and possibly lose some hard earned cash, or are you going to make the smart choice and invest in an Amzer ShatterProof screen guard, available for the iPhone 5C, Galaxy S4, HTC One, and more, too!

If you don’t believe us, check ShatterProof in action:

Amzer ShatterProof vs Brick

Amzer ShatterProof vs Hammer

Amzer ShatterProof vs Drill

Amzer ShatterProof vs Sander

Written by Dion Guillaume

October 2nd, 2013 at 10:11 am