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Scroll Extreme tablet review

Scroll Extreme tablet review - price, features and specs of the 9.7-inch Android tablet Scroll Extreme

Scroll Extreme Android 4.0 tablet

Scroll Extreme is a powerful Android 4.0 tablet with fast 1.2GHz Cortex A8 processor and amazing Mali-400 dual-core graphics processor. Scroll Extreme also has 1GB of DDR3 RAM which is just enogh for a modern tablet to run all applications on the go.
The space for storage in this tablet is 8GB but you can easily expand it up to 32GB with Micro SD card.

Scroll Extreme tablet has a very good 9.7-inch IPS capacitive multi-touch display with 1024 x 768 native resolution. This is the best display we've seen from Scroll tablets so far. Together with the good Mali-400 graphics accelerator this screen performs very well and picture quality is just great. The display itself has great colors and wide viewing angles. G-Sensor is also available for easy rotation of the screen.
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Acura ILX review

Acura ILX test drive and review - 2013 ILX sedan exterior, interior and driving

Acura ILX review - the ILX is a brand new model line for Acura. It is a small luxury vehicle that is produced manly for the North-American market.
2013 Acura ILX
Acura ILX 
2013 ILX sedan is about the size of a Honda Civic sedan but the styling is a bit more elegant and Lexus-like. Actually you can easily mistake this vehicle for a Lexus IS or something similar to it.
In Canada the ILX will replace the Acura CSX.
2013 Acura ILX will be powered by two four-cylinder gasoline engines (2.0L; 2.4L) and a gas(1.5)/electric powertrain for the hybrid model. Of course the hybrid will achieve the best fuel economy of around 47 mpg which is about the same millage you can get with the new Passat TDI clean diesel sedan.

Acura ILX back
Acura ILX back view
Acura ILX interior is very nice and well put together, typical Honda. All instruments are easy to use and you get get some interesting luxury extras and tech gadgets as this is a luxury Honda after all.
The ride of the new Acura ILX is also very good for a such a small sedan. Definitely better than the ride in the class leader Jetta.
2013 Acura ILX interior
Prices for the 2013 Acura ILX will start from around $25,000 for the basic model and a hybrid packed will features will cost you over $30,000
The all new Acura ILX is a nice looking and nice riding sedan that is offered at a good price, so you definitely can't go wrong with this one.

Acura ILX review - video


You can also check the 2014 Acura RLX review or the all new 2016 Honda Civic - car test drive and video review.
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Samsung 300U1A-A01 review


Samsung 300U laptop review - features and specs of the lightweight 11.6-inch laptop Samsung 300U1A-A01











Samsung 300U review
Samsung 300U 11.6-inch laptop

Samsung 300U / Samsung 300U1A-A01 review. Samsung 300U is a laptop that has the form factor and looks of a netbook but definitely performs like a real computer. What you get is ultra portable solution that best suits business users who need to work on the go. That of course doesn't mean that it wouldn't be useful to students and other users who have an extra $500 to spend on mini-laptop.

The 11.6-inch HD LED display of the Samsung 300U is a real beauty. Not only it performs great with nice vivid picture bit it is energy efficient and doesn't drain the battery as most regular HD displays. The native video resolution of this display is 1024x768 pixels. The screen is anti-reflective so viewing your content outdoors and on direct sunlight wouldn't be such a problem as it usually is with conventional displays.

Samsung 300U comes with Intel Pentium 957 Dual Core processor (Intel Core i3-2357M for Samsung 300U1A-A01) rated at 1.20 GHz (2MB cache). It is fast enough for most office application and like any Intel dual-core processor will do great when multitasking. Ir is also an Ultra Low Voltage (ULV) processor which means it will provide the best balance of performance and energy efficiency Work temperatures are also good and that too saves quite a bit when talking about battery drain (lees energy is used for cooling the system).

Samsung 300U also comes with 4GB (1333MHZ) of DDR3 RAM and integrated Intel® HD 3000 graphics with up to 1274MB shared video memory - good enough for most business apps on the go as well as browsing the web and watching HD video. For playing games please search elsewhere.
This laptop comes with 320GB hard drive which is more than enough for this small configuration especially when cloud storage is getting more accessible worldwide.









Samsung 300U1A-A01 laptop
Samsung 300U1A-A01 review

As for the connectivity options Samsung 300U is very well equipped. Wireless 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth® 3.0+HS, 3x USB 2.0 ports, VGA Port, Gigabit Fast Ethernet and HDMI port are all available in this compact system.
For conference calls and some other other video/audio needs you can use the integrated webcam and mic. 3-in-1 card reader is also available.
AS for the battery, it will hold charge for about 5 hours of moderate use which is quite good considering the weight of the laptop. Samsung 300U weighs only 1.3kg which makes it one of the most compact and lightweight laptops in this class.
Samsung 300U1A-A01 comes pre-installed with Windows 7 Home Premium Edition.
All these good features have a 'good' price tough. You can find the Samsung 300U1A-A01 model for around £350 which is not a bargain but quite a good price for such a capable compact device.

Samsung 300U1A-A01 unboxing and quick review - video

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LG 32LV550T review

LG 32LV550T review - features and specs of the 32-inch LG 32LV550T Full HD LED TV
LG 32LV550T review
LG 32LV550T  Full HD LED TV
LG 32LV550T review. If you are in the search for nice, affordable smart LED TV offering good quality picture and plenty of features than you should definitely check the LG 32LV550T TV.
LG 32LV550T is a 100Hz (500Hz MCI) FULL HD 1080p smart TV with ultra-slim design and some great features. It is also offered at a very good price which makes it a potential best seller.
As I already said this is a 1080p FULL HD TV which makes it great for home entertainment. Watching high-def videos on this one is just great and home cinema on LG 32LV550T is a real pleasure.
The native resolution for this TV is 1920 x 1080 pixels and 400cd/m2 brightness with 5000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio.
This is a WiFi enabled TV but connecting to the Internet on the LG 32LV550T requires WiFi dongle which is sold separately.
There are plenty of interesting applications and interactive games that you can run on this TV. Social Networking services are also available and watching YouTube videos on this TV is no problem at all. Many other interesting applications are available on the LG App store.
Connectivity options include:
4 HDMI ports
WiFi enabled
1 SCART
PC input
Component video
Composite
Optical connection
Headphone jack
AV socket
2 USB ports
Ethernet connection
DLNA compatibility

LG Smart TVs

LG 32LV550T specs:
32-inch widescreen
1920 x 1080 resolution
Full HD (1080p)
100Hz
Integrated digital
Freeview HD digital tuner
Contrast ratio 5000000:1
Brightness 400cd/m2
Smart TV

LG 32LV550T price - around £380 (in UK)
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Test drive 2012 BMW 3 Series - video

Test drive 2012 BMW 3 Series - video

Test drive 2012 BMW 3 Series - today at For consumers blog we are going to show you a short movie about the new BMW 3-series F30.

BMW 3-series F30   BMW 3 F30  3-series F30

The new 3 Series has been a real success so far, most BMW dealerships are overloaded with orders for the new model and lets not forget the sport wagon is still to come.
 The new BMW 3 Series is 93mm longer than before, with a 50mm stretch to the wheelbase that creates more interior room, particularly in the rear. 

BMW 3 F30 will have a hybrid model in it's range as well. Naturally aspirated straight-six engines from 325i/330i are replaced by BMW's new N20 turbocharged inline-four two liter engine already introduced in a lot of BMW models. Top of the range 335i has the same N55 engine as E90. Diesel powertrain is still two liter inline-four N47 engine which is optimized for the new car. 

Test drive 2012 BMW 3 Series - video

2012 BMW 3 series test drive and review by Rosenthal Automotive
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Sony VAIO EH2P0E/B review

Sony VAIO EH2P0E/B laptop review - features and specs of the 15.5" Sony VAIO EH2P0E/B laptop

Sony VAIO EH2P0E/B review. VAIO E series features a transparent design finish that gives a sense of depth that adds richness to the simple shape of the unit. Its full key-pitch isolation keyboard offers comfortable typing. VAIO E series is equipped with a real wide display that delivers crisp, high contrast images. Its full HD lets you experience all the beauty of full HD video as well as high-resolution video games.
Sony VAIO E series
Sony VAIO EH2P0E/B review
Sony VAIO EH2P0E/B specs:
Sony VAIO E Series VPC-EH2P0E - Core i5 2430M 2.4 GHz - 15.5" TFT
Display 15.5" TFT 1366 x 768 ( WXGA ) - 16:9
Processor Intel Core i5 2430M / 2.4 GHz ( 3 GHz ) ( Dual-Core )
Cache Memory 3 MB - L3 Cache
RAM 4 GB (installed) / 8 GB (max) - DDR3 SDRAM - 1333 MHz - PC3-10600 ( 1 x 4 GB )
Graphics Controller Intel HD Graphics 3000 Dynamic Video Memory Technology
Hard Drive 320 GB - Serial ATA-300 - 5400 rpm
Optical Storage DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM - integrated
Card reader: Yes
Built-in Devices Stereo speakers, wireless LAN aerial, Bluetooth aerial
Networking Network adapter - Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, Bluetooth 3.0 HS
Notebook Camera Integrated - 0.3 Megapixel
Input Device Keyboard, touchpad
Battery Lithium Ion
Run Time (Up To) 4 hour(s)
Dimensions (WxDxH): 37 cm x 24.8 cm x 3.1 cm
Weight: 2.7 kg
Operating system: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition
Microsoft Office Preloaded Includes a pre-loaded image of select Microsoft Office 2010 suites. Purchase an Office 2010 Product Key Card or disc to activate preloaded software on this PC.
Manufacturer Warranty 1 year warranty

Sony VAIO E series - video


Sony VAIO EH2P0E/B price - around £500 (in UK)
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2012 Hyundai Azera review

2012 Hyundai Azera review

2012 Hyundai Azera test drive and full video review at For consumers blog



Test drive and review 2012 Hyundai Azera. Today at For consumers blog we are going to take a look at the exceptional luxury sedan Hyundai Azera.

2012 Hyundai Azera2012 Hyundai Azera review

Considering this is a brand new model for Hyundai they have really done a great job. As you probably know this car is called Grandeur in the rest of the world, the Azera name is manly used in North America. This is actually the second generation carrying the name Azera and the fifth generation of this model line (also known as Hyundai XG).
The car has elegant exterior with aggressive front and some sporty features in the styling. Overall the exterior of the Azera is very nice and this car will definitely get noticed on any street.
The interior of the new 2012 Azera is also impressive. It is very similar to some of the high-end Honda and Acura models. All the instruments are easy to read and most functions of the vehicle are operated with ease. One drawback is the large amount of buttons on the steering wheel.
2012 Hyundai Azera
2012 Hyundai Azera interior view
You can order the new Azera almost with any tech and luxury option you can think of.
The interior of the car is very spacious and feels roomy even with four adults. There is enough space for luggage as well. Actually the trunk space is quite impressive.
As you can probably guess the new 2012 Azera will be powered by petrol engines. It looks like Hyundai still isn't taking diesel engines for North American market very seriously. The brand on the other side has improved all their gasoline engines and their fuel economy is very good.
There are five petrol engines available for the Azera - two four and two six cylinder, the most powerful producing 293 hp which is Acura and Lexus territory.
Of course most people will choose one of the 2.4l four-cylinder engines that have an average of 36mpg which is not bad at all. The gearbox is six-speed automatic.
The price of the new Azera is a bit higher compared to the previous generation starting from around $32,000. Competitors like the Ford Taurus, Toyota Avalon and Nissan Maxima cost almost the same but none of them has the fresh looks and the refinement of the new 2012 Hyundai Azera.

2012 Hyundai Azera review - video


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Coby Kyros MID1125 tablet review

Coby Kyros MID1125 tablet review


Coby Kyros MID1125 tablet review - price, features and spec of the 10-inch Google Android tablet.
With large 10.1" screen and fast 1GHz Cortex A8 this cheap Android 2.3 tablet delivers what you expect form a device like this.
Kyros MID1125 tablet
Coby Kyros MID1125 10-inch Android 2.3 tablet
This is one of the tablet that best suit the explanation 'internet tablet'. With all the good features it has the Kyros MID1125 tablet will do all the essentials on the go and with ease.
Coby Kyros MID1125 tablet uses Cortex A8 chipset with the 1GHz single core processor that is OK by today's standards.
The 10-inch capacitive multi-touchscreen has native resolution of 1024 x 600 (16:9) and it supports Full HD videos playback in 1080p. So enjoying high def multimedia is no problem with this tablet. With a display this big we also recommend this tablet for E-book reading.
The space for storage in the Coby Kyros MID1125 tablet is quite small - 4GB but you can easily expand it to 32GB with microSD or microSDHC cards as this is the maximum load supported.
Connectivity options in the Kyros MID1125 tablet include WiFi 802.11 b/g support and of course this is a small drawback as most new tablets have the faster WiFi N. Nevertheless browsing the internet is a real joy on this tablet, no noticeable lags and delays.
You can also connect with other devices via the built-in HDMI port or the USB.
As for multimedia options Coby Kyros MID1125 has built-in front-facing camera and microphone so Skype and conference calls are made with ease on this tablet.
As this is an Android 2.3 device you can download many applications form the Android market so software wouldn't be a problem at any time.
The price of the Coby Kyros MID1125 tablet is low but it definitely isn't the cheapest 10-inch Android tablet out there. It costs around £200 (in UK) which is very close to some big brands territory but it seems that manufacturer Coby rely more on offering quality products than cheap and unreliable ones.

Coby Kyros MID8120
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Sharp AQUOS LC40LE831E review

Sharp AQUOS LC40LE831E review - price, features and specs of the 40-inch 3D Full HD LED TV AQUOS LC40LE831E



AQUOS LC40LE831E 3D TV Sharp AQUOS LC40LE831E LED TV

If you are in the search for premium home entertainment and more specifically for a nice 3D TV than you should definitely check this one out.
Sharp AQUOS LC40LE831E is a 40-inch 3D smart LED TV with plenty of interesting features and offering amazing picture quality.
This TV features the patented by Sharp QUATTRON technology. It adds the yellow color to the standard 3-color RGB which increases the range of displayable colors.

Sharp AQUOS LC40LE831E also comes with built-in Freeview HD.
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Nokia Asha 302 review

Nokia Asha 302 review - price, features and specs of the new Nokia smartphone Asha 302


Nokia Asha 302
Nokia Asha 302 review
Nokia Asha 302 review. This new entry-level smartphone from Nokia looks and feels nice to use. That is thanks to the fast 1GHz processor but unfortunately the phone has only 128MB of RAM (256MB flash/128MB RAM combo memory) which is too low by any standards. The good thing is that the phone runs under the new S40 Asha OS which doesn't need as much memory as some other modern operating systems.
Nokia Asha 302 has a nice 2.4-inch QVGA TFT display with 262,000 colors and 320 x 240 resolution. The screen is bright and does not consume a lot of energy which makes it just perfect for this phone. All navigation keys and the QWERTY keyboard are also illuminated and they are also very easy to use.
The phone itself is not very big but it is thick which makes it very stable when holding. Nokia Asha 302 measures 115.2x58.9x13.5mm in size.
Generally the phone feels solid and well build, unlike many of its predecessors. It has this Nokia feeling to it that it is going to last many years. That is definitely a good thing for this phone and for the brand in general.
The battery (BL-5J) of the Nokia Asha 302 is 1320 mAh and it holds charge for some 3-4 days of moderate use. The biggest drains for this phone are the built-in WiFi and the 3G connection so it all depends how much you are going to use them. Talk time is actually very good and I am pleased with the performance of the battery.
Nokia Asha 302   Nokia Asha 302

Connectivity options include fast 802.11b/g/n WiFi connection and Bluetooth but unfortunately no GPS in Nokia Asha 302. The lack of this feature is normal considering the low price of the phone. We shouldn't forget that this phone also comes with fast 3.5G connectivity.
Asha 302 also has USB 2.0, 2mm charging connector and 3.5mm AV connector.
The camera in the Nokia Asha 302 is 3.2 megapixel with 4x digital zoom. It is an average camera, it also can record low quality videos in VGA format at 640x480 resolution at 15fps (up to 30fps in QCIF). You shouldn't expect anything special from this entry-level camera but it is good that is there in case you need to take a photo when you don't have your compact digital camera with you.
There is a good news for those who are worried about the flash support in the Asha 302 - this phone supports Macromedia Flash Lite 3.0.
The browser in the Nokia Asha 302 is actually very good for a phone of this size and price. It is a very light Nokia browser that ensures smaller downloads and lower data charges which leads to faster load times of the web pages. I was generally very pleased with this browser. Nokia has done a very good job with the Asha 302 which allows for lower end devices to easily use the Internet and many social apps.

Nokia Asha 302 review - video


Nokia Asha 302 comes in five different color choices - dark grey, blue, white, plum red and golden.
The price of the Asha 302 is very low and actually this is one of the most affordable smartphones on the market. You can find it for around $100 which looks like a real bargain considering all the features this phone has. Most big carriers offer the Asha 302 with contract or  Pay as you go option.

Asha 302 white
Nokia Asha 302 white
Nokia Asha 302 features and specs
Nokia Asha 305 review
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LG 42LV550T review

LG 42LV550T review - price, features and specs of the LG 42LV550T 42-inch LED Full HD TV


LG 42LV550T TV reviewLG 42LV550T review
Today at For consumers blog we are going to take a look at the amazing 42-ich smart TV LG 42LV550T. It is perfect for home cinema as it is just the right size - big enough but not too big for most rooms. The 42LV550T offers great 1080p picture quality and plenty of interesting features for better multimedia entertainment.
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2012 Kia Optima review

2012 Kia Optima review - test drive and review of the all new mid-sized car Kia Optima

Last year Kia presented their new optima and it has been a real hit since than. The car's new innovative design and upmarket features draw a lot of attention. But it is not all looks about the new Optima. The vehicle is much more refined than any Kia vehicle before and now this brand can really be serious thread for big car companies like Toyota, Honda and some others.
The 2012 Kia Optima looks sporty and elegant with some visual similarities with the North American version of the Honda Accord.
2012 Kia Optima  2012 Kia Optima review
But it is the interior of the car where the new 2012 Optima really shines. The dash looks like one taken from a Volvo or Saab but that is definitely a good thing - the dash is very well laid out and all the instruments are easy to use. There are plenty of options for the new model, including all high-tech features of a modern vehicle. You can get your Optima with luxury extras like heated leather seats, backup camera and some other premium features.
The engine choices for the new Optima include one diesel (for Europe customers) and five petrol engines. They are coupled with either 6-speed automatic (with Eco mode) or 6-speed manual transmission.
There is a hybrid version in the new Optima's model range, combining a 2.4-liter engine with a six-speed automatic transmission, and a 30kW electric motor powered by lithium polymer batteries. It is the same technology used in the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid.
The prices for the 2012 Kia Optima start from around $ 20,000 up to $30,000 for the fully loaded with extras models. The Optima Hybrid starts from around $27,000 (in US).

2012 Kia Optima review - video


Test drive Kia Optima Turbo
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LG 42PA4500 plasma TV review

LG 42PA4500 Plasma TV review - price, features and specifications of the LG 42PA4500 Plasma TV

LG 42PA4500 TV

LG 42PA4500
is a 42-ich HD plasma TV with 600Hz refresh rate. The PA4500 plasma TV series from LG offers great picture quality for a low price.

The 42PA4500 is just perfect for home cinema and other multimedia. The big screen with 1024 x 768 resolution and 3,000,000:1 contrast ratio. The 600Hz sub-field motion provides zero motion blur which is great for watching high-speed sports and movies with a lot of action.
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Nissan Juke test drive and review

Nissan Juke review - a quick test drive of the strange looking Nissan Juke




Nissan Juke review. In today's road test we are going to show you one very odd SUV.
Design is definitely the key feature in this strangely looking vehicle. Nissan Juke is a mini-crossover (mini SUV) that attracted a lot of attention just for its looks. At first glance it looks ugly and like nothing offered on the car market before but there is definitely something attractive to it that makes the Juke so popular and something that makes you realize the Juke is not a joke.
Technologically Nissan Juke doesn't offer any cutting edge innovations. The vehicle is offered with the choice of four engines, including a diesel by Renault. These engines are coupled with either 5 and 6-speed manual or a CVT automatic. Fuel economy is also not the best in class but it is good for most modern standards.
The interior of the Juke is very simple and so is the dash. There isn't any significant design lines like those on the exterior. Inside you get the feeling of a Mini Cooper but standing a bit higher.
The price of the Nissan Juke varies around $22,000 which is ok for an SUV of this size, probably just a bit expensive but those looks have to cost something.
So, is the Nissan Juke any good... probably it is, especially for those who like to stand out on the road and feel a bit different. Probably this vehicle will best suit young customers and especially ladies as the Juke doesn't look very 'macho'.

Nissan Juke test drive and review - video
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HTC One X review

HTC One X review

Features and specifications of the HTC One X smartphone


HTC One X is known as the first smartphone with quad-core processor. As HTC One X is one of the most interesting and capable smartphones out there we decided to review it.

HTC One X white
HTC One X white

HTC One X black
HTC One X black
The HTC One X is an Android 4.0 smartphone with exceptional hardware features. It has a very powerful quad-core 1.5 GHz processor on Nvidia Tegra 3 chipset. The HTC One X also has 1GB of RAM and ULP GeForce graphics controller. As for the storage the HTC One X has the reasonable by any standards amount of 32GB of storage space.
The 4.7-inch Super IPS capacitive touchscreen of the HTC One X has 16M colors and 720 x 1280 pixels native resolution. It is an exceptional screen which of course supports multitouch and comes with the super durable Corning Gorilla Glass.
Talking about the connection options in the HTC One X we should definitely say this phone has it all. It is of course a 3G phone with Quadband GSM network support.
The WiFi options include 802.11 a/b/g/n connection, WiFi Direct, DLNA and WiFi hotspot. So basically the latest features from WiFi technology trends. The reception of the phone is very good and connection is strong. Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP and a micro USB are also available in the One X smartphone.
HTC One X has two cameras on board. The front-facing camera is 1.3MP and is good enough for video calling and conference calls. The other camera is the one that really rocks. It's an 8.1MP camera with autofocus and LED flash. It makes great quality pictures and amazing HD (1080p@30fps) videos. It is one of the best cameras in a smartphone so far.
With all these incredible features and high-end performance the HTC One X need a really good battery and it definitely has it. The 1800 mAh Li-Ion battery should be good enough for a couple of days of moderate usage or a full day of heavy duty usage. The bad thing is that big battery has the disadvantage of adding a few more grams to the phone's overall weight of 130 grams.
The HTC One X has a big fleet of sensors on board - accelerometer, proximity, gyro and compass are all available in this amazing smartphone.
Being an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich phone has many advantages. All the applications available in the Android market are available at any time. This OS really shines on ultra fast phones like this one, no lags and no hesitation during multitasking.
The price of a smartphone capable as the HTC One X can be nothing else but high. The good thing is that for this one it really isn't that high. You get what you pay for - around $700 for the cutting edge technologies and one of the most powerful smartphones on the market today.

HTC One X review - video


HTC One X - What's in the box:
- HTC One X smartphone
- battery
- charger
- cable
- handsfree
- manual

HTC One XL smartphone review
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Toshiba 32SL415 TV review

Toshiba 32SL415 LED TV review - price, features and specs of the 32-inch Toshiba 32SL415

Toshiba 32SL415 is a 32-inch LCD TV with 720p HD picture at 60Hz screen refresh rate.
The 32SL415 features ultra-slim design and plenty of useful features that make this TV a great home TV and multimedia device.
One of those great features is the built-in WiFi adapter that allows the Toshiba 32SL415 to easily connect with other wireless enabled devices. This TV can also connect through your home LAN network because it is equipped with RJ45 Ethernet port. Toshiba 32SL415 also has two USB ports that allow different media playback - video, music and photos.
And while talking about the connection features of this TV we should definitely mention the Composite A/V and Component video jacks. Four HDMI ports are also on board. Basically this TV has it all.
The audio output if the 32SL415 LED TV is very good. The two 7W stereo speakers produce nice and clear sound and they don't lack bass. That is all thanks to the Audyssey EQ Sound which corrects audio playback using several hundred measuring points to achieve improved sound.
Toshiba 32SL415 also features couple of useful systems like the DynaLight which automatically adjusts the backlight intensity based on the image content.
The Toshiba 32SL415 is relatively compact in size (considering it is a 32-inch TV). It measures 30.53" x 18.86" x 1.38" (W x H x D) without stand.
Toshiba 32SL415 LED TV is very competitively priced. You can find this TV in tech stores for around $540 and some online stores offer great discounts on it. Having in mind all the good features we mentioned and the good price make this Toshiba LCD TV quite a good deal.

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Samsung RV520 laptop review

Samsung RV520 laptop review

Features and specs of Samsung RV520-A07UK laptop


Samsung RV520 laptop Samsung RV520-A07UK is laptop that is specially manufactured for UK customers. But this is not the only special thing about this laptop.
Samsung RV520-A07UK has a fast Intel Core i3-2330M dual core processor rated at 2.2GHz. RAM is not an issue in this laptop as well - 4GB (DDR3) of it are available any time.
You need a lot of storage space, than Samsung RV520-A07UK and its 500GB hard drive are the perfect combination for you.
Samsung RV520 series uses a 15.6-inch HD LED screen which offers great picture quality and it saves battery life as with the latest LED technology it is very energy efficient.
The screen output and performance are provided by Intel HD graphics which is not the best solution for the latest high-end games but it is perfect for watching HD movies and browsing the web. Of course most of the games that don't need high video resources will run perfectly on this laptop.
Samsung RV520-A07UK is equipped with integrated webcam and microphone for video calls and stuff like that.

The optical drive in the Samsung RV520-A07UK is a DVD writer so you won't have any problems saving your favorite multimedia on CDs and DVDs.
Samsung uses the Fast Start technology in this laptop which allows it to be ready for work in just few seconds. This is a unique Samsung technology that helps a lot to those who are in a hurry.
WiFi connectivity and HDMI port are both available in this laptop.

The battery life of the Samsung RV520-A07UK is from average to good - the battery will hold charge for about 4 hours of work before you need to recharge it. That is quite a good result for a 15.6-inch laptop.

As for the software the RV520-A07UK comes with pre-installed Windows 7 Home Premium so you would be able to use most of the software that runs on Windows operating systems.
The price of the Samsung RV520-A07UK is not too high for a laptop in this price segment. It can be found for less than £400 which sound like a good deal considering all the features and specs that the Samsung RV520-A07UK has.

Samsung RV520 laptop review - video

Samsung RV520-A07UK
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2012 Honda CR-V test drive

Test drive and review the all new 2012 Honda CR-V


For 2012 Honda has updated their best selling SUV - the CR-V. The car has new design and plenty of new features. The 2012 Honda CR-V is now just bit bigger and that has slightly improved interior space and luggage space as well.
Honda CR-V review
2012 Honda CR-V test drive and review
The redesigned CR-V may not be the best looking vehicle out there but it definitely suits most of the American customers where the car sells extremely well. That is all thanks to a nice fuel efficient petrol engine and an old-fashioned and extremely good working 5-speed gearbox.
The 4-cylinder petrol engine used in this SUV gives and average fuel consumption of around 24 mpg which is not class leading, especially if you compare it to the new diesel SUVs that give almost double figures.
The interior of the new CR-V is roomy and functional with lots of small storage spaces for all your valuables.
The 2012 Honda CR-V is very competitively priced starting at around $22,000 for the 2WD model and around $ 30,000 for the high-end AWD EX-L model.

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Kodak M532 camera review


Kodak EasyShare M532 review


Digital camera review - price, features and specs of the Kodak M532 digital camera


Kodak M532 review - Kodak M532 is a 14-megapixel slim pocket camera with wide 4x optical zoom and large 2.7-inch LCD screen.
Kodak M532 camera   Kodak EasyShare M532

The M532 is one of the cheapest Kodak digital cameras but it offers good quality high resolution pictures. Kodak M532 is also packed with features such as 720p HD video recording.
The M532 camera has an intelligent Share button that allows you to share the photos you've take through e-mail or some of the popular social networks like Facebook, Twitter or FLICKR. You can also share the videos from your camera directly on YouTube.
The 4x wide optical zoom (28 mm wide-angle lens) is also a very nice feature for such a cheap pocket camera.

Kodak M532 has a nice 2.7-inch LCD (230K TFT) screen for viewing your media. The screen is bright and pictures look nice even in daylight.
With the M532 you can choose one of the many scene modes - sport, program AE, portrait, landscape, sunset, close-up, backlight, candlelight, children, bright, fireworks, self portrait, night portrait, night landscape, blur reduction, panorama, high ISO, long-time exposure
Face recognition, Face detection are also available in this camera.
The flash also has several working modes: auto, fill, red-eye reduction or turned off.
Kodak M532 uses digital image stabilization.
The M532 comes with Kodak rechargeable Li-ion Battery (KLIC-7006) and adapter for charging the battery.

As you see Kodak M532 has plenty to offer and all this comes at a very low price. You can find this camera for about $60.
There are four different colors for this camera to choose from - white, blue, green and red.

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FujiFilm Z90 review


FujiFilm Z90 review - price, features and specifications of the FujiFilm Z90 digital camera

Today we are going to review one of the cheapest 14-megapixel cameras for sale in stores - the FujiFilm Z90


FujiFilm Z90 cmera  FujiFilm Z90 camera review

FujiFilm Z90 is a stylish 14-megapixel digital camera offered at a very affordable price.
It is not only the slim design and the good looks that this camera has to offer.
The FujiFilm Z90 is a real pleasure to use thanks to the huge FujiFilm Z90 3.0-inch touchscreen LCD display. Viewing your photos on this display is just awesome.

Another great feature of the FujiFilm Z90 is the 5x (28-140mm) wide optical zoom which is just great for such a slim device (17.5mm).
This camera is offered in six color choices - silver, purple, blue, red, black and pink.
Another interesting feature of this pocket camera is the One-touch movie mode for a fast capture of those HD videos you want to make.
FujiFilm has an interesting focus solution for the FujiFilm Z90 called Tracking auto focus.
FujiFilm Z90 comes equipped with Li-Ion battery, BC-45B battery charger and USB cable.

The price of the FujiFilm Z90 is quite low for such a capable pocket camera. The FujiFilm Z90 can be found in stores for less than £60 which is just an amazing deal.

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Tablo 7 tablet review

Tablo 7 tablet review - price, features and specifications of the Tablo 7 tablet

Tablo 7 is a 7-inch Android tablet with 1GHz processor and 512GB of RAM. Tablo 7 is a low cost tablet and might be a good substitute for mobile computing for those who don't want to spend a lot of money on tablet or a laptop.
Tablo 7 tablet
Tablo 7 tablet

Hardware
Tablo 7 uses a fast 1GHz Cortex A8 processor which is good for most applications. The drawback in this device is the lack of operating memory, only 512MB of RAM available. You have probably noticed that most modern tablets use at least 1GB but we shouldn't forget they are much more expensive than the affordable than this tablet.
Tablo 7 has a 7-inch capacitive touchscreen with resolution of 800x480 and HD playback is supported.
The storage space in this tablet is only 4GB but with a memory card you can easily extend it to 32GB (with microSD card).
Connectivity options of Tablo 7 include 802.11b/g WiFi (WiFi N not supported), USB port and a mini HDMI socket.
Tablo 7 also has an integrated front facing VGA camera.
Tablo 7 ports
Tablo 7 ports
Software
Tablo 7 tablet runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system which means you can easily download some of the thousands of applications in the Android market.
Tablo tablet also supports Flash 10.3 .

The price
Tablo 7 doesn't offer cutting edge technology, that's why its price isn't that high an actually this tablet is very affordable. You can easily find it online for less than £100 (in UK).

Tablo 7 tablet review

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Canon PowerShot A2400 IS review

Canon PowerShot A2400 IS camera review - price, features and specifications of the Canon PowerShot A2400 IS digital camera

   
Canon PowerShot A2400 IS is a 16.0 megapixels compact digital camera with 5x optical zoom and intelligent image stabilization.
PowerShot A2400 IS is one of the very good affordable pocket cameras that we definitely recommend. It offers high resolution images with good quality thanks to the fast DIGIC 4 image processor and the Intelligent IS.
Canon PowerShot A2400 has a nice 2.7-inch LCD display (230k) for viewing all the masterpieces you have done.
Another good thing about this camera is that it comes with 5x optical zoom which is more than the usual 3x for a camera of this size and price. The slim camera is offered in 4 color choices - silver, pink, blue and brown.
Canon PowerShot A2400 IS does HD videos as well. You can easily shoot 720p movies (1280 x 720 max. video resolution) and the Intelligent IS will take care for all the 'bumps' during the video.

Canon PowerShot A2400 IS specifications:
Sensor resolution: 16.0 megapixel
DIGIC 4 image processor
Lens: 5 x zoom lens - 5 - 25 mm - f/2.8-6.9
Focus Adjustment Automatic
Min Focus Range 3 cm
4x digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Built-in flash
2.7-inch LCD display
Max. video resolution: 1280 x 720
Memory Card Slot SD card
Supported Battery 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
AV Interfaces Composite video/audio
Colour Silver
Dimensions (WxDxH): 9.4 cm x 2.1 cm x 5.6 cm
Weight: 126 g

Canon PowerShot A2400 vs Canon PowerShot A4000 - video

Canon PowerShot A2400 IS camera review

The price
As we already said Canon PowerShot A2400 IS is a very affordable pocket camera. You can find it in tech stores for around £100 which considering the good performance of the camera and all the features make it a really good deal.

Verdict
Good camera for the money

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BMW 750Li XDrive test drive

BMW 750Li XDrive test drive - video review of the 2011 all-wheel drive BMW 7-series luxury sedan.

BMW 750Li XDrive review


BMW 7-series is one of the most popular luxury sedans in the last 20 years and that is thanks to the great driving characteristics and exceptional quality combined with the latest luxury and tech features. Recently BMW has decided to add an all-wheel version of their ultimate sedan. You probably know that the Bavarian company uses the 'Xdrive' abbreviation for their four-wheel drive models. The 2011 BMW 750Li XDrive has the same twin-turbo petrol engine used in the standard 750i producing 407 hp and 600 Nm ft. of torque.

BMW claims that the Xdrive system used in this model is one of the fastest and most advanced all-wheel drive systems in the world. This would definitely give the 7-series better performance in bad weather conditions and driving on snow would be still a great pleasure in this car but with the grip of all four wheels when needed.
Take a look at the quick test drive and review of the BMW 750Li XDrive and see how this amazing luxury sedan performs with its new four-wheel drive system.

BMW 750Li XDrive test drive - video
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Sharp LC32SH130K LCD TV

Sharp LC32SH130K LCD TV review - price, features and specifications of the Sharp LC32SH130K LCD TV


If you need a nice, affordable 32-inch LCD TV than you should definitely take a look at the Sharp LC32SH130K LCD TV. The SH130 is a superb 32" HD Ready LCD TV with plenty of features at an attractive price, but without compromising on sound and picture quality. With built-in Freeview and PVR ready ( requires USB pen drive sold separately) means so you may never have to miss your favourite TV programme and you can view video, music and photos from your own USB compatible devices.
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Top 10 Kodak digital cameras

Top 10 Kodak digital cameras - the best Kodak cameras for sale today








Today I will show you the top 10 picks for Kodak digital camera in case you consider buying a camera from this brand.
In this video selections there is only a list of the top 10 Kodak cameras but you can search for a review of the one you like best.


Top 10 Kodak digital cameras - video


And here are two of our best choices for Kodak digital camera:
Kodak Easyshare M583
Kodak Slice




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