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Fail blog review

Fail blog review

Fail blog that will make you lough - today at For consumers we are going to review one of the funniest blogs currently online. FailFun is an exciting fail blog which offers lots of funny fail pics and videos. What we liked about this blog is that plenty of different topics are covered like sports, politics, technology, culture, entertainment and some others.

But it is not only fail stuff that you can find at FailFun as there are many different compilations of random interesting stuff.
So in case you need to relax for a while and enjoy yourself with some funny pics and videos, than you should definitely check the FailFun blog. Enjoy
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DGM T-703 7-inch Android tablet

Price, features and specifications of the 7-inch Google Android tablet DGM T-703

DGM T-703

DGM T-703 tablet review - DGM T-703 is a cheap, lightweight Android tablet with 7-inch capacitive touchscreen and a fast 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A8 processor.

The cheap Android tablet invasion made many manufacturers rush into this market without any preparation at all. That is one of the reasons why we have so many unsuccessful cheap Android tablet on the market today. There are plenty of examples where the tablets mentioned are usable for a month or so. The DGM T-703 is one of the tablets that we cannot say for sure it is more reliable than the rest in this price range but you definitely cannot expect a lot from a device that costs less than £70.
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Motorola Xoom 2 tablet specs and review

Motorola Xoom 2 tablet specs and review

Features, specs and full video review of the Android tablet Motorola Xoom 2 MZ616

Motorola Xoom 2 review - the second generation of this 10.1-inch Google Android tablet offers better hardware and few software improvements as well. It is offered with the choice of either 16GB or 32GB version with 3G or WiFi only.
Motorola Xoom 2
Motorola Xoom 2 tablet
Motorola Xoom 2 is a solid and very well build lightweight 10-inch tablet with plenty of good features and specs above the average.

Motorola Xoom 2 tablet is a very capable dual-core tablet but it is a bid outdated especially if you take a look at the upcoming quad-core tablets with 2GB of RAM and extreme graphics options. Another feature that lets the Xoom 2 tablet down is the operating system it uses - the Android 3.2 Honeycomb. And please don't get me wrong, there is nothing bad with this Android OS but it better suits smartphones rather than high quality tablets.
Motorola Xoom 2 tablet         Motorola Xoom 2 tablet review

Motorola Xoom 2 gets its hardware power from the 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A9 dual-core processor. The system memory is 1GB (RAM) and the space for storage is either 32GB or 16GB for the cheaper model. Of course you can extend the memory capacity by additional microSD card (up to 32GB).
Motorola Xoom 2 has a very nice 10.1-inch HD-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display which offers great colors and good viewing angles. Unfortunately like many other tablets it is highly glossy display so you may have some troubles with reflection on direct sunlight. Other than that it is a great display with high resolution of 1280x800 pixels. As for responsiveness the display is not the greatest out there but is better than the average with good feedback. The display itself is covered with the popular Gorilla Glass to make it even tougher against scratches and other harmful actions.
Motorola Xoom 2 has all the connection options you may need on the go. These include a fast 802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth, microUSB, GPS, GPRS, 3G (HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps) and HDMI port.
One great feature of the Motorola Xoom 2 tablet are the built-in stereo speakers which provide some of the best sounds coming from a tablet, really awesome sound.
Motorola Xoom 2 also has two cameras on board - one 5MP rear camera with LED flash and HD video recording capability and another front facing 1.3MP camera with mic.
The picture quality of the 5MP camera is good and the auto focus works great, as an overall one of the good cameras inserted in a tablet and a good improvement over the previous generation.
The battery is Li-Ion 7000 mAh and it will be good for over 5 hours of extensive use.
The price for the Motorola Xoom 2 is a small drawback for some potential buyers. This tablet is definitely not what you call cheap but considering the amazing build quality and the improved performance it is quite natural for the price to be a bit higher than expected.
You can find the 16GB version for around $500 (around £350 in UK) and the latest model with 32GB will set you back some $650.

Motorola Xoom 2 video review

Motorola Xoom 2 tablet specifications:
Dual-core 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A9 proccessor, PowerVR SGX540 GPU, TI OMAP 4430 chipset
2G Network
3G Network
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100

DATA GPRS Class 12
Class 12
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support

Storage and memory
Internal 32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM

HD-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size: 800 x 1280 pixels, 10.1 inches

- Multi-touch input method
- Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate
- Gyroscope and barometer sensors
- Corning Gorilla Glass

 2x stereo speakers
3.5 mm audio jack Yes
- 3D virtual surround sound
MEMORY Phonebook
Practically unlimited entries and fields

Card Slot
MicroSD, up to 32GB

Primary: 5 MP, 2560 x 1920 pixels, autofocus, dual-LED flash
Features: Geo-tagging
Sesondary: front facing 1.3 MP
Video: HD Video 720p@30fps

OS and software: Android OS, v3.2 (Honeycomb)
Messaging Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML
Yes + downloadable
Radio: No
JAVA Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
- Splash resistant
- HDMI port
- MP3/WAV/WMA/AAC+ player
- MP4/WMV/H.263/H.264 player
- Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk
- Document viewer
- Photo viewer/editor
- Organizer
- Voice memo
- Predictive text input

Li-Ion 7000 mAh

253.9 x 173.6 x 8.8 mm
Weight: 599g

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Logitech Z623 speakers test and review

Specifications and sound test of the 2.1 speaker system Logitech Z623

Logitech Z623
Logitech Z623 2.1 speakers review - this high quality THX-Certified audio system performs very well and is great for home users looking for an affordable quality sound system for their PC.
In this review we are going to show you how the Logitech Z623 sounds when bass is tested to the max and some other basics for this sound system.
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Cadillac XTS test drive and review

Test drive and video review of the all new 2013 Cadillac XTS luxury sedan

Cadillac XTS

Cadillac XTS test drive and review - today at For consumers blog we are going to take a closer look at the all new 2013 Cadillac XTS luxury sedan. This exclusive vehicle replaces two of the well known Cadillac models - the STS and the DTS luxury sedans.
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Disgo 8100 tablet review

Features and specifications of the 10.1-inch Android tablet Disgo 8100

Disgo 8100
Disgo 8100 tablet

Disgo 8100 tablet review
- the 8100 is a slim 10.1-inch Android 2.3 tablet offered at a very affordable price. The tablet itself doesn't offer any cutting edge technology but will perform few simple tasks on the go. It is very similar to the Disgo 8000 tablet which we reviewed some time ago with just few small improvements that have been made.
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Finlux 32-inch 3D TV review

Price, features and specifications of the 32-inch 3D TV Finlux 32H7020-D

Finlux 32H7020-D 3D TV review - in case you are in the search of an affordable 3D TV you should definitely check this 32-inch LED TV by Finlux.
Finlux 32-inch 3D TV
Finlux 32H7020-D 3D TV
This brand offers many different products at very low prices and usually the quality is good. The 32H7020-D 3D TV offers picture in 720p HD resolution and the chance to experience the real 3D movie experience in your home. The refresh rate of the Finlux 32H7020-D is quite low, just 50Hz.
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The sponsors of the summer Olympic Games London 2012

The sponsors of the summer Olympic Games London 2012 

Some thoughts on the financing of the biggest sport event on the planet

The sponsors of the Olympic games London 2012 - the open Olympic games ceremony is scheduled for this evening and there will be plenty of attention on this event.
Olympic Games London 2012
 Olympic Games London 2012 
The Olympic games is by far the biggest sport event on the planet and for this reason it is the most expensive as well. Nothing else doesn't come even close to the budget for the Olympics.

This year the event will take place in London, one of the most popular cities in the world. Some people would argue if it is a good idea to make event this big in such heavily urbanized area where traffic and accommodation can often cause huge problems. But the choice has been made a long time ago and all the facilities and equipment is ready for the Summer Olympics in 2012.
Acer will provide most of the equipment for the Olympics in London and they will sponsor the event big time.
As I already mentioned such an event costs a lot of money and because of the enormous media attention many manufacturers will compete for the best advertising spaces at the Olympics.
My guess is that tech companies like Samsung, Panasonic, HP  will be the biggest advertisers at London 2012 and they will spend the most money. As you've probably noticed Samsung sponsors many sport events around the world. Of course thousands of companies will take part in the advertising campaigns at the Olympics and that is one of the ways for the hosts of the event to gather some funds and cover part of the huge expenses for the Olympic games in London.
And of course some of the biggest sponsors will be the car manufacturers who have the potential to pay the high advertising fees of the event.
I hope the Olympics in London will happen without any serious issues and problems and that the events there will bring many positive feelings for sport enthusiasts around the world.

Few thoughts on the summer Olympics in London - video

Enjoy the summer Olympics London 2012 and don't forget to practice your favorite sports as often as possible.
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Acer Aspire 5560G laptop review

Acer Quad Core mega gaming laptop review, features and specs of the Acer Aspire 5560G

Acer Aspire 5560G laptop review - this very capable gaming laptop has all the technology for amazing gaming experience on the go. Acer Aspire 5560G is a powerful 15.6-inch laptop powered by a fast 1.5 GHz AMD A6-3420 Quad Core processor (2.4 GHz in Boost mode) and the amazing AMD Radeon HD 7670M graphics.
Acer Aspire 5560G
Acer Aspire 5560G laptop
AMD App Acceleration lets you do more, faster. Enthusiasts will enjoy amazing GPGPU performance and support for OpenCL™ and DirectCompute APIs. It also supports new features in many top media, entertainment and everyday productivity applications to help improve overall user experiences.
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Kodak ESP 9250 4 in 1 printer features and specs

Kodak ESP 9250 4 in 1 printer features and specs

Kodak ESP 9250 price and review

Kodak ESP 9250 is an all-in-one office solution in case you need a device that can print, copy, scan and fax. It features easy WiFi set up and supporting Google Cloud Print or KODAK Email Print Service, this Kodak inkjet printer can be easily connected to your smartphone, tablet or computer.
Kodak ESP 9250 4 in 1
Kodak ESP 9250
Kodak ESP 9250 specifications:
Printer type: All-in-One Printer
Family line: Kodak ESP
Technology: Inkjet
Output type: color
Black print speed: up to 30 ppm
Max resolution (BW): 1200 x 1200 dpi
Colour print speed: up to 32 ppm
Interface: Wireless
Form factor: Desktop
Duplex printout: Standard
Memory Card Compatibility: Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Multimedia Card, SDHC, Secure Digital (SD), xD Picture Card
Media type: Cards, Photos
Max media size: Legal (216 x 356 mm, 8.5 x 14")
Networking type: Network Adapter, Wireless Network Adapter
Data Link Protocol: Ethernet
Modem type: Fax

Kodak ESP 9250 price - around £100 (in UK)

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LG E2242C-BN LED monitor features, specs and review

LG E2242C-BN review

Features, specifications and review of the 21.5-inch LG E2242C-BN LED LCD monitor

LG E2242C-BN review - this affordable 21.5-inch LED backlit display has Mega Contrast Ratio of 5000000:1 Digital Fine Contrast Ratio.
The Full HD resolution of 1920x1080 and fast response time of 5ms make this monitor perfect for home users as a perfect match to their PC.
LG E2242C-BN monitor
LG E2242C-BN LED LCD monitor
LG E2242C-BN is an eco-friendly monitor which saves 30% energy compared to conventional LED monitors.

The monitor also includes VESA wall mount so you can easily fix it wherever you like.
The price of this average performance monitor varies around $140 (£90 in UK) which looks like a pretty good deal for a LED monitor of this size.

LG E2242C-BN specifications:
Screen size - 21.5 (54.61 cms)
Resolution - 1920 x 1080
Brightness (nit) - 200
Contrast Ratio (DFC) - 5000000:1
Response Time(ms) - 5ms
Viewing Angle - 90/65
Colour Depth (No. of Colours) - 16.7M
Pixel Pitch(mm) - 0.248 x 0.248
Intelligent Auto (Auto Resolution) - Yes
DDC/CI - Yes
D-Sub - Yes
H-Frequence (Analog) - 30~83kHz
V-Frequence (Analog) - 56~75Hz
Power consumption:
Normal - 23 W
DPM - 0.3 W
S/W Off - 0.3 W Under
Dimensions: 509 x 387 x 181
Weight: 2.8 Kg

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Ramos W22Pro tablet

Ramos W22Pro tablet review

Features and specs of the stylish 9.7-inch Android tablet Ramos W22Pro

Ramos W22Pro features, specifications and review - this amazing tablet has all the good hardware features that make it fully functional and very stylish computing device on the go.
Ramos W22Pro
Ramos W22Pro tablet
The 9.7-inch IPS multi-touch capacitive screen offers great picture quality and responsiveness. The viewing angles are also very good, something typical for most IPS displays. The screen has 1024x768 pixels resolution and performs well even in direct sunlight.
Hardware - the hardware performance is provided by the fast 1.5GHz ARM Cortex A9 dual-core processor. Together with the 1GB DDR3 RAM this device becomes one of the best equipped tablets in this class.

Ramos W22Pro tablet back
Ramos W22Pro
The space for storage in the Ramos W22Pro tablet is 16GB and it can easily be expanded with the help of an additional microSD card (up to 32GB).
When talking about Internet and connectivity options in the Ramos W22Pro tablet we should definitely mention the fast 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi connection. Unfortunately 3G is supported only with optional 3G dongle.
HDMI port and a headphone jack are also available in this tablet.
Ramos W22Pro has two cameras on board - one front-facing VGA and a 2.0MP rear camera.
One important thing about the Ramos W22Pro tablet supports 2160P HD video playback and the overall multimedia experience is really great on the large bright IPS display.
There are few sensors built-in the Ramos W22Pro tablet including accelerometer and a G-sensor.
The device is also infrared enabled so you can easily use it as a remote control.
Ramos W22Pro tablet 4000mAh Lithium battery that will last for some 5-6 hours of moderate use.
Ramos W22Pro tablet uses the well known Google Android 4.0 operating system.
The price for the Ramos W22Pro varies around $320 which is OK considering its specs. The only big drawback of the device is its weight - it is a bit on the heavy side. Other than that great display and features, fast processor and a good price.

Ramos W22Pro video preview

Ramos W22Pro tablet specifications
9.7" TFT LCD Multi-touch IPS Capacitive screen
1024 x 768 pixels resolution
Touch Control
Full size touch operation
Operating System
Google Android 4.0
Processor / CPU
Dual Core, ARM Cortex A9, 1.5GHz
Orientation Sensors
With accelerometer, automatic steering display screen, G-sensor
Wireless and Cellular
Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n network supported / Support for 3G dongles and Ethernet with adapter
Infrared Remote Control
Camera & Video Recording
Front camera: 0.3 Mega, Back camera: 2.0 Mega
Memory / RAM
Flash Memory
16GB Nandflash
External Memory
Micro TF card slot, support max up to 32GB (NOT INCLUDED)
Vol +, Vol -, Power, Home, Back, Menu.
Input / Output
1 x TF card slot,1 x Micro USB port,1 x HDMI port,1 x 3.5mm Earphone port,1 x Built-in speaker,1 x Built-in microphone
Video Formats
Support 1080P HD video, H.264、VC-1、MPEG-2、MPEG4、XviD/DivX、Real 8/9/10、AVI、RM、RMVB、PMP、FLV、MP4、M4V、VOB、WMV、3GP、MKV etc,Support Flash 10.2, online video and web game
Audio Formats
Support Picture Formats
Czech, Dansk, German, English, Spanish, Russian, French, Italian, Dutch, Norwegian, Polski, Greek, Portuguese, Svenska, Turkey, Korean, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese
Battery & Power
Built-in 4000mAh Lithium battery,9 hour music for music, with earphone, 5 hours above for video, HDMI output playing time above 3 hours
Power Supply
Gross Weight
Package Type
Color Box

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Hannspree Hannspad tablet review

Hannspree Hannspad tablet review
Features and specs of the 7-inch Android tablet Hannspree Hannspad

Hannspree Hannspad tablet review, price features and specs - Hannspree Hannspad is a 7-inch Google Android 4.0 tablet which is offered at a very good price.
Hannspree Hannspad tablet
Hannspree Hannspad 
The hardware performance of this affordable Android tablet is provided by 1GHz ARM Cortex A8 processor and 512MB of RAM. The space for storage in the Hannspad tablet 4GB but you can use microSD cards (32GB) to extend the storage space.
The 7-inch capacitive multi-touch display has resolution of 800x480 (16:10 aspect ratio). The viewing angles are good but definitely not perfect - 120° horizontal and 140° vertical.
The web browsing experience with this tablet is far from perfect but for an entry level device it is OK.
Connection options include WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and USB 2.0.
Multimedia features aren't that much as well - 1x built-in speacar, front-facing camera with mono mic and a headphone jack.
Hannspree Hannspad back
Hannspree Hannspad tablet
The battery of the Hannspree Hannspad tablet will hold charge for around 4 hours (3000mAh Li-Polymer battery).
The operating system is Android 4.0.3 .
The price for the Hannspree Hannspad tablet varies around £90.

Hannspree Hannspad video review

Hannspree Hannspad dimensions:
Width 194.5 mm
Height 120 mm
Depth 10.5 mm

You can also check our full Google Nexus 10 hands-on review.

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Sony S SGPT114GB tablet review

Sony S SGPT114GB tablet review

Price, features and specifications of the Sony S SGPT114GB Android tablet

Sony S tabletSony S SGPT114GB tablet review - Sony S SGPT114GB is a 9.4-inch Android tablet with 1.0 GHz NVIDIA® Tegra 2 Processor, 1GB RAM and plenty of useful features and high end specs.

Looks - Sony S SGPT114GB looks like no other tablet on the market today. Most manufacturers are looking for the iPad effect but Sony like always decided to stand out from the crowd and use different approach for their multimedia Android tablets.
Sony S SGPT114GB
Sony S tablets are designed to ergonomically fit your hand and shift its weight closer to your palm, making it feel lighter and more comfortable while reading and watching on the move. Its unique design also provides a more natural angle for typing and browsing while sitting down.

Hardware - the 9.4-inch multi-touch LED display has a native resolution of 1280 x 800 and is bright enough for viewing in direct sunlight. The colors are nice and vibrant, it is quite a good display.
The hardware performance of the Sony S SGPT114GB tablet is provided by the 1.0 GHz NVIDIA® Tegra 2 mobile processor which isn't the latest technology on the market but it will do the job just fine for most users. With 1GB of RAM and 16GB flash memory for storage this tablet is one of the well equipped Android tablets.
Sony S tablet back
Sony S SGPT114GB tablet back side
Connectivity options - you can rely on plenty of different options when talking about connections with the Sony S SGPT114GB. The tablet of course has IEEE 802.11b/g/n WiFi connection with 72 Mbps max. data rate. Bluetooth (2.1 + EDR) and GPS are also on board, so connecting with other devices or using the tablet as a navigation devices is quite easy. 3G connection is also available.

Interfaces - USB 2.0, headphone jack and SD/SDHC are all included in the SGPT114GB tablet.
There are couple of useful sensors built in the Sony S SGPT114GB tablet. These include accelerometer (3-axis), digital compass, gyro and ambient light sensor. IR function is also included so you can easily use the tablet as a remote control.

Multimedia - Sony S SGPT114GB has almost any multimedia feature that you may need on the go. The 0.3M pixels VGA front and 5M pixels HD rear cameras (with mic) let you make video calls and take amazing quality pictures and videos. Multimedia playback on this device is a real pleasure with the bright 9.4-inch display and the built-in stereo speakers.
The Lithium ion battery is strong and will hold charge up to 8 hours. The battery charging time is about 5 hours.

Operating system - most Sony S tablets use the 3.1 Android Honeycomb OS.
The price - Sony S SGPT114GB is not exactly a cheap tablet but it is quite well equipped and the average price of £350 is just OK. As you are probably know there are plenty of competitors in this segment and it will be very hard for Sony S tablets to match the price and quality of Samsung, Asus and Apple tablets.

Sony Tablet S review - video

Sony S SGPT114GB specs:

1.0 GHz NVIDIA® Tegra 2 Processor
3.1 Android Honeycomb operating system
Screen type: LED Screen resolution-1280 x 800
Screen size: 9.4-inch
Touchscreen: Yes
Screen features: LED backlit HD display
Memory capacity: 16GB flash memory
3G ready
Card slot SD
Device interface
Micro USB
Wifi: Yes
Internet connection WiFi
Video interface Throw - Wireless to TV
Audio interface Built-in Speaker
Features Camera Webcam. 3 mp front facing. 5mp rear.
Adobe Flash Player Yes
Additional features PlayStation Certified
Remote control function
Two year manufactures warranty
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2013 Infiniti JX35 test drive and review

2013 Infiniti JX35 test drive and review
A quick video tour around the all new Infiniti JX35 SUV

2013 Infiniti JX35 test drive and review - today we are going to take a look at the new luxury SUV by Infiniti. The JX35 is definitely an eye catcher with its curvy shapes and unique styling. The exterior of the vehicle looks macho and yet elegant.
The interior of the is quite spacious 2013 Infiniti JX35 and can sit up to 7 passengers. Actually Infiniti JX is the first three-row mid-sized crossover to be released by Infiniti. The dash is modern with all the gadgets of a modern vehicle. The JX shares the same platform as the new Nissan Pathfinder.
Here is a short video review presenting the Infiniti JX35, enjoy.

2013 Infiniti JX35 test drive and review - video

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Pentax K-01 digital camera review

Pentax K-01 digital camera review

Features and specifications of the 16.3 MP digital SLR camera

Pentax K-01 digital camera review - today at For consumers blog we are going to take a look at the digital SLR camera from Pentax the K-01. This exceptional and yet affordable DSLR camera offers wide variety of features and great quality pictures that make it one of the most desirable
digital SLRs on the market today.
Pentax K-01 black
Pentax K-01 black
Pentax K-01 is a very popular camera already and it has a lot of fans worldwide. Many user ratings and reviews give it very high scores and there is a reason for that of course.
Pentax K-01 is equipped with many some innovative features as well as many of the standard options for a DSLR camera.
The Pentax K-01 has a CMOS image sensor measuring 23.7 millimeters by 15.7 millimeters. This extra-large sensor assures high-speed readout of image data signals. The K-01 also features the "PRIME M" imaging engine to assure first-rate movie recording performance in a digital interchangeable lens camera.
The K-01 is equipped with a sensor shift shake reduction system, which moves the sensor in the opposite direction than the one of the camera, so that the sensor remains in the same position during the shooting of the pictures.The K-01 features a large, easy-to-view, high-resolution 3-inch color LCD display (921K dots) for viewing your masterpieces. Its wide-view design assures a clear view of the monitor from approximately 170-degree horizontally and vertically, making it particularly useful in low and high-angle shooting.
Pentax K-01 silver
Pentax K-01 silver

The HDR (High Dynamic Range) mode, which produces one extra-wide-gradation composite photo from three images taken at different exposure levels, has been upgraded to create a greater range of visual expressions. This upgraded HDR mode can be instantly elected with a turn of the mode dial. The user can take advantage of features to select one of three exposure increments as well as the level of effects, while an automatic position adjustment function assures precise alignment of three images even when they are taken with a handheld K-01.
Pentax K-01 display
Pentax K-01 back side and display
The K-01 makes high quality videos in Full HD with ease using the H.264 codec and also has a large range of filters and other creative function for you to be able to, not only shoot movie, but create movie.

Pentax K-01 sample video in Full HD 1080p
Video test of the Pentax K-01 digital SLR camera

The K-01 is equipped with all the connections to record not only the video, but also the sound, and to export all easily on your PC or TV via the HDMI cable.
The price of the Pentax K-01 camera varies around $850 and  $1200 depending on the lens kit that will come with this very good digital SLR camera.
Pentax K-01 comes in three different color choices - white, silver and black.

Pentax K-01 video review

Pentax K-01 full specifications
Camera TypeMirrorless Interchangeable Lens
Optical Zoom3x
Sensor Resolution16.3 MP
Screen Size3"

Optical Sensor
Sensor Size15.7 x 23.7mm
Sensor TypeCMOS

Lens System
Lens TypeZoom lens
Lens For SD18-55mm & 50-200mm
Focal Length Range18mm - 55mm
Focus AdjustmentAutomatic, Manual
Lens Filter Size52 mm
Lens System FeaturesAspherical Lens
Lens Construction8 groups / 11 elements
Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera27 - 82.5mm

Light SensitivityISO 100-12800, ISO 100-25600, ISO auto (100-12800), ISO auto (100-25600)
Light Sensitivity Max25600

Camera Flash
Flash TypePop-up Flash
Red Eye ReductionYes
Camera Flash FeaturesAF Illuminator, Flash +/- Compensation
Flash ModesAuto Mode, Fill-in Mode, OFF mode, Rear Curtain Sync, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Synchro

Memory / Storage
Supported Flash MemorySD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

Viewfinder TypeNone

Depth2.3 in.
Height3.1 in.
Width4.8 in.
Weight16.93 Oz.

Display TypeLCD
Display RotationBuilt-in
Screen DetailsLCD display - 3"
Display Size3"

Connector Types1 x HDMI output, 1 x Hi-Speed USB, 1 x composite video/audio output, 1 x microphone

System Requirements for PC Connection
Operating System SupportedApple Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later, MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP SP3

Battery Form FactorManufacturer specific

File Format
Digital Video FormatAVI, H.264, MJPEG
Still Image FormatDNG (RAW), DNG (RAW) + JPEG, JPEG

Max Video Resolution1920 x 1080

Environmental Parameters
Min Operating Temperature0 °C
Max Operating Temperature40 °C

Other Features
Additional Features1080p Full HD Movie Recording, AE/FE Lock, AF Lock, Audio Recording, Automatic Face Tracking, Brightness Control, Cropping An Image, DPOF Support, Digital Image Rotation, Edit Function, Exif Print Support, HDR image enhancement technology, Highlight Point Display, Histogram Display, Interval Shooting Mode, PRINT Image Matching, RAW Processing, RGB Primary Color Filter, Resizing an Image, Shadow Point Display, USB 2.0 Compatibility, display color control
Face DetectionYes
Shooting ModesFrame Movie Mode

Shooting ProgramsBacklight silhouette, Blue sky, Candle, Food, Forest, Kids, Landscape, Macro, Moving object, Museum, Night scene, Night scene HDR, Night scene with portrait, Night snapshot, Pet, Portrait mode, Quick macro, Stage, Sunset, Surf & snow
Special EffectsBleach Bypass, Bright, Color Extract, Cross Process, Fisheye, High contrast, Landscape, Miniature, Monochrome, Muted, Natural, Portrait, Posterization, Retro, Sketch, Slim, Soft, Starburst, Toy camera, Vibrant, Water Colour

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LG 32CS460 LCD TV review

LG 32CS460 LCD TV review
Price, features and specifications of the 32-inch LCD TV LG 32CS460

LG 32CS460 LCD TV review - this affordable 32-inch HD Ready TV has native resolution of 1366x768 pixels. It comes with some picture technologies that make the viewing experience better on a 32-inch TV.
The incredible clarity and vibrant colors offer much better picture quality than standard definition TVs. The 100 motion clarity index (MCI 100) helps for the clear picture without blurring and fast motion activities will appear bright and clear.
LG 32CS460 also has good connectivity options including 2x HDMI ports and a USB 2.0.
The sound in this TV is provided by the two 5W stereo speakers which will not blow you away but they are good enough for daily use and of course you can always connect this TV to your 5.1 (or higher) home cinema speakers. The sound features in LG 32CS460 TV include Dolby MS10, Infinite Surround and Clear Voice 2.
LG Intelligent Sensor technology automatically finds the optimal brightness, sharpness, colour and contrast picture settings to enhance the picture quality and reduce power consumption.
The price for this affordable TV varies around £200 which is quite a good deal considering all the good features of the LG 32CS460 LCD TV.

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DGM ETV-2293WHC review

DGM ETV-2293WHC review
Price, features and specifications of the DGM ETV-2293WHC 22-inch Full HD LED TV

DGM ETV-2293WHC review - this thin 22-inch Full HD LED TV comes with a built-in DVD-combo and is offered at a very affordable price of £110 (in UK).
DGM ETV-2293WHC LED LCD TV is the perfect all in one TV solution for the bedroom, spare room garage or kitchen.
It features a built-in DVD player, PVR and USB Input, allowing you to Pause, Rewind and Record live TV and even playback your favourite movies, TV shows, and photos. The DGM 22in Ultra Thin FULL HD 1080p LED TV DVD gives you razor sharp clarity, crisp and clear images and an absolutely amazing viewing experience.
DGM ETV-2293WHC specs:
Size: 22-inch Widescreen
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Resolution: 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Brightness (cd/m2): 250cd/m2
Contrast ratio: 1000:1
Pixel pitch: 0.248x 0.248 mm
Display colors: 16.7M
Response time: 5ms
Viewing Angle, H/V 170 degree(H) / 160 degree(V)
TV System(Optional) PAL, SECAM
NICAM/A2, 1000pages Teletext, 3D Comb Filter , 3D Noise reduction,3D De-Interlace
Digital TV System DVB-T (MHEG-5 / EPG/ CI slot / PVR)
Audio Signal PC Audio In , RCA Audio In(L/R), Earphone out, COAX out Internal Speaker Stereo Speakers: (3Wx2)
OSD language: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Dutch
Wall mount: VESA 100x100 mm
Dimensions (W*H*D mm): 523.5x375x175 mm
Weight: 4kg

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Sony Alpha SLT-A65V review

Sony Alpha SLT-A65V review
Features, specs and full review of the 24.3MP Sony Alpha SLT-A65V DSLR camera

Sony Alpha SLT-A65V review
Sony Alpha SLT-A65V DSLR

Sony Alpha SLT-A65V review - this amazing digital SLR camera offers great performance at a very good price. The 24.3MP sensor of the SLT-A65V captures the moment in the best way possible.
Sony Alpha SLT-A65V offers wide variety of functions that make this camera quite a versatile tool. For instance it can shoot amazing quality Full HD videos with stereo sound (including 24p Cinema Mode) and maximum resolution of 1920x1080.
Another great feature is the built in GPS supports the function Geo tagging.

Sony Alpha SLT-A65V DSLR camera
Sony Alpha SLT-A65V back side view

Sony Alpha SLT-A65V has plenty of present shooting modes as well as wide variety of manual adjustments. The continuous shooting mode makes amazing full-resolution quality pictures at up to 10 frames per second.
Sony Alpha SLT-A65V offers you full manual control over focus and exposure modes.

Sony Alpha SLT-A65V review - video

Sony Alpha SLT-A65V price varies around $1000 but you can easily find it cheaper in some online tech stores.

Sony Alpha SLT-A65V specifications:

Camera type: Digital SLR
Sensor resolution: 24.3 MP
Screen size: 3-inch display

Optical sensor
Sensor size: 15.6 x 23.5mm
Sensor type: Exmor APS HD CMOS

Lens system
Lens For SD Body only
Auto Focus type TTL phase detection

Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Min Shutter Speed 30 sec
Exposure compensation ±3 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
Exposure Range EV -2-17 ( ISO 100 )
Exposure Metering Center-Weighted, Multi-Segment, Spot
Exposure Modes Aperture-Priority, Bulb, Manual, Program, Shutter-Priority
Light Sensitivity ISO 100 - 16000, ISO auto (100-1600)
Light Sensitivity Max 16000

Camera flash
Flash Type Pop-up Flash
Red Eye Reduction Yes
Camera Flash Features AF Illuminator, Flash +/- Compensation, Wireless Off-Camera Control
Flash Modes Auto Mode, Fill-in Mode, OFF mode, Rear Curtain Sync, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Synchro

Memory / Storage
Supported Flash Memory Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

Viewfinder Type OLED
Viewfinder - Field Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 1.09x
Viewfinder Diagonal Size 0.5"
Dioptric Correction Range -4 to +3

Display Type LCD
Display Rotation Rotating
Screen Details LCD display - TFT active matrix - 3" - color
Display Size 3"

Microphone Type Microphone - built-in - stereo
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo

File Format
Digital Video Format AVCHD, H.264
Still Image Format JPEG, MPO, MPO + JPEG, RAW

Video resolution
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080

Connector Types 1 x HDMI output, 1 x Hi-Speed USB, 1 x remote control
Expansion Slot 1 x Memory Stick PRO Duo, 1 x SD Memory Card

Battery Form Factor Manufacturer specific

Environmental parameters
Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 40 °C

Depth 3.2 in.
Height 3.9 in.
Width 5.2 in.
Weight 19.15 Oz.

Other features
Additional Features 1080p Full HD Movie Recording, 24p Cinema Mode, 3D Sweep Panorama technology, AE/FE Lock, AF Lock, AUTO+ (Advanced AUTO) mode, Auto HDR Mode, Automatic Brightness Adjustment, Automatic Face Tracking, Brightness Control, Built-In GPS, Built-In Help Guide, Contrast Control, DPOF Support, Date/Time Stamp, Depth-Of-Field Preview Button, Digital Image Rotation, Digital Noise Reduction, Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) Recording, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Exif Print Support, Eye-Start AF System, High ISO NR, Highlight Point Display, Histogram Display, Illumination Correction, LCD Live View Mode, Multi-Frame Noise Reduction, NR Slow Shutter, Orientation Detection, PRINT Image Matching, Predictive Focus Control, Quick AF Full HD movie recording, Quick AF Live View, RGB Primary Color Filter, Saturation Control, Shade Correction, Shadow Point Display, Sharpness Control, Smart Teleconverter, Smile Capture, Sweep Panorama Technology, Translucent Mirror technology, USB 2.0 Compatibility
Face Detection Yes

System Requirements for PC Connection
Operating System Supported Apple Mac OS X 10.3 - 10.6, MS Windows 7 SP1, MS Windows Vista SP2, MS Windows XP SP3

Color: black
Shooting Programs Handheld twilight, Landscape, Macro, Night portrait, Night view, Portrait mode, Sports mode, Sunset
Special Effects Black & White, HDR Painting, High contrast, Landscape, Miniature, Monochrome, Partial color, Pop Color, Portrait, Posterization, Retro, Rich-tone monochrome, Soft Focus, Soft High-key, Sunset, Toy camera, Vivid
White Balance Automatic, Custom, Presets
Continuous Shooting Speed 10 frames per second, 3 frames per second, 8 frames per second
Video Capture AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps - 17Mbps, AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps - 24Mbps, AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 17Mbps, AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 24Mbps, AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 28Mbps, H.264 - 1440 x 1080 - 30 fps - 12Mbps, H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps - 3Mbps

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Lexus GS product review

Test drive and video review of the all new 2013 Lexus GS

2013 Lexus GS review

Lexus GS product review - the latest generation Lexus GS is not just an upgrade or a facelift but a completely new model with new exterior design and much different cabin space.

The exterior of the 2013 Lexus GS is much more aggressive than the previous generation. Now there are more curvy elements that make the GS look sporty but still very elegant.
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Samsung Series 7 Slate 700T review

Samsung Series 7 Slate 700T review
Price, features and specs of the Samsung Series 7 Slate 700T tablet computer

Samsung Series 7 Slate 700T review - today at For consumers blog we are going to take a closer look at one of the better portable computing solutions. Unlike most regular tablets the Series 7 Slate tablets offer the full functionality of a laptop in a relatively compact size. The best thing about Samsung Series 7 Slate 700T is that it doesn't use any version of the smartphone operating systems which aren't that good for advanced users but has a fully featured Windows 7 OS.
Samsung Series 7 Slate 700T
Samsung Series 7 Slate
As thin and light as a tablet but with the functions of a notebook, the Samsung Series 7 Slate 700T allows the user to take advantage of the familiar interface and full productivity of Windows 7. Its 64 GB hard drive, hardened glass 11.6-inch (29-cm) screen, and Wi-Fi connectivity allow the Samsung Slate to do anything a laptop can, but the Slate 700T has the advantage of a highly responsive touch screen with either finger control or full size stylus. Weighing just 890 g, the Samsung Series 7 Slate 700T is not much heavier than an iPad, but its attractive, burnished metal lines encase a quad-core Intel Core i5-2467M processor and full 4 GB of RAM. And for lightning quick start up, the Samsung Series 7 Slate 700T uses solid state memory, which helps explain its sylph like 12.9-mm thickness.

Samsung Series 7 Slate
Samsung Series 7 Slate ports and indicators
The SuperBright display of the Samsung Series 7 Slate 700T gives outstanding picture quality, yet with power management the Samsung Slate manages to run for over 6 hours on a single charge. Complete with full size USB 2, Bluetooth V3.0, a microSD card slot, and Micro HDMI, but measuring just 29.15 cm x 18.1 cm x 12.9 mm, the Slate 700T is a full-sized PC in a surprisingly small package.
Samsung Series 7 Slate 700T price varies around $1000 and $1500 for the 128GB model (around £700 and £900 in UK).

Samsung Series 7 Slate 700T review - video

Samsung Series 7 Slate 700T specs:
Processor manufacturer: Intel
Processor speed: 1.6 GHz
Display size: 11.6in (29.46 cm)
Hard drive capacity: 64GB
Expandability: micro SD Slot
Operating system: Windows 7
Internet connectivity: WiFi
Color: black
Width: 29.6 cm (11.66")
Depth: 1.3 cm (0.5")
Weight: 0.9 kg (1.96 lb.)

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Philips V-line 226V3LSB LED monitor

Philips V-line 226V3LSB LED monitor review
Price, features and specs of the 22-inc Full HD LED LCD monitor Philips V-line 226V3LSB

Philips V-line 226V3LSB monitor review - this affordable 22-inch LED backlit monitor offers good picture quality for a very good price. The V-line 226V3LSB is currently on sale at eBay for £80 which looks like a very good deal.
Philips 226V3LSB monitor
Philips V-line 226V3LSB Full HD LED monitor
The native resolution for this display is 1920x1080 at 60Hz refresh rate. It is a wide screen with 16:9 aspect ratio. The typical response time is 5ms and the brightness is 250 cd/m².
Philips V-line 226V3LSB has 1000:1 contrast ratio and 10,000,000:1 SmartContrast for rich black details.

Philips V-line 226V3LSB review - video

Philips V-line 226V3LSB monitor specifications:
LCD panel type: TFT-LCD
Backlight type: W-LED system
Panel Size: 21.5 inch/54.69 cm
Effective viewing area: 476.64 (H) x 268.11 (V)
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Optimum resolution: 1920 x 1080 @ 60 Hz
Response time (typical): 5 ms
Brightness: 250 cd/m²
SmartContrast: 10,000,000:1
Contrast ratio (typical): 1000:1
Pixel pitch: 0.248 x 0.248 mm
Viewing angle: 170º (H)/160º (V), @ C/R > 10
Display colours: 16.7 M
Scanning Frequency: 30–83 kHz (H)/56–75 Hz (V)

Philips V-line 226V3LSB dimensions:
532 x 397 x 209 mm
Weight: 2.79 kg

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