Category Archives: Accessories for Your Phone

Top 10 Music-Making Apps for Android

By Simon Hill

 

These apps won’t turn you into Lady Gaga or Eric Clapton, but they can help you become a better, more creative musician than you already are.

 

MicDroid

Price: Free; intervigil

Rating: 4 out of 5

If you love to sing but you have trouble staying in tune, then this app is for you. MicDroid offers automatic pitch correction and on-the-fly pitch correction. Simply hit “record,” sing into your phone and the app will correct the pitch. You can access and play back your recordings to hear the new-and-improved versions. You also have the option to set a recording as your ringtone or share it via email. Read the rest of this entry

More Pics from the 2011 CES Show

Here’s a quick look at some more cool products at the 2011 CES Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

 

LG Optimus Gaming- LG Optimus allows the user to game on the big screen.

 

 

 

 

 

  This is new BlackBerry Playbook tablet.

 

 

 

 

 

 LG’s Slim OLED TV measures in at 2.9mm thin. Is this the thinnest TV on the market?

 

 

 

 

 Casio’s Tryx Camera- Users can hold the camera horizontally, in a traditional point-and-shoot style to capture still images or flip out the rotating, three-inch, touch-screen LCD and swivel the body to experience countless other positions.

 

  

 

 

 HTC Surround- HTC’s Surround running Windows 7, and demonstrating Microsoft’s Live gaming center.

 

 

 

 

 GM showing off their EN-V Electric Networked-Vehicle @ Consumer Electronics Show.

 

 

 

 

 

 Pioneer PAIS- The PAIS platform is a device portal that normalizes the interface between the myriad of Internet services and connected devices. PAIS is designed to handle multiple device and application types including in-vehicle telematics, MIDs, TVs, home theater, and smartphone apps. By creating a common, stable method for accessing a wide array of constantly changing Internet service APIs, PAIS reduces the impact of service and API changes.

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Redesigns of Popular JumpDrive USB

Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today announced the sleek redesign of its popular JumpDrive USB product line. Along with the redesign comes a set of new products: Lexar(R) JumpDrive S70, Lexar JumpDrive S50, and the Lexar JumpDrive V10 flash drives, which individually offer enhancements including built-in Microban(R) antimicrobial protection, password-protected file segmentation, encryption, and data transfer LED indicator lights. The new Lexar JumpDrive models allow consumers to easily transfer, share, and store files on the go with the flash drive that fits their personality. For additional information about the Lexar JumpDrive product line, visit www.lexar.com.

 “As a leading provider of USB flash drives, Lexar Media strives to stay ahead of consumer needs by providing products that fit into today’s data-heavy, mobile lifestyle,” said Aaron Lee, senior product marketing manager, Lexar Media. “By enhancing both design and functionality, we’re bringing a variety of USB storage options to on-the-go consumers that meet their individual needs — whether they’re technology experts or novices — allowing them to reliably move and store data and media files in a small, portable format.”

 JumpDrive S70

 The JumpDrive S70 offers stylish, secure portable storage, featuring a retractable connector design with a convenient thumb slide. Pre-loaded with advanced security software, the JumpDrive S70 allows users to easily create multiple password-protected areas called Encrypted Vaults that automatically encrypt data, in addition to a File Shredder feature to securely and thoroughly delete files that can then not be recovered.

Available in a variety of stylish shades in capacities of 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB, the JumpDrive S70 provides consumers with peace of mind that files, photos, videos and other data are constantly secure.

16GB S50 JumpDrive

 JumpDrive S50

 The high-capacity JumpDrive S50 includes a new integrated cap design, featuring a protective, sliding cover to protect the USB connector, and a data transfer LED indicator light. The drive also features Microban antimicrobial protection, which is built-in during the manufacturing process to inhibit the growth of bacteria and mold that can cause stains, odors, and product deterioration. Available in 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB capacities and a variety of colors, storing and transferring data is easy and reliable with the JumpDrive S50.

 JumpDrive V10

 The plug-and-play JumpDrive V10 features a translucent cap that protects the USB connector from damage when not in use and a LED indicator that lights up during data transfer. Consumers can choose the color and capacity that best meets their needs and style, including the light blue 4GB, blue 8GB, orange 16GB, and white 32GB. With the simple, portable JumpDrive V10, it’s easy to share, store, and transport data, video, music, and photos.

 As a division of Micron Technology, Inc., Lexar Media is backed by Micron’s industry-leading memory technology, providing consumers with the reliability and award-winning products they have come to expect from Lexar Media. Additionally, all Lexar products designs are tested in the Lexar Quality Labs where all Lexar product designs undergo extensive testing to ensure performance, quality, compatibility, and reliability with more than 800 intended digital devices.

 The Lexar JumpDrive S70, JumpDrive S50, and JumpDrive V10 USB flash drives are compatible with both Mac(R) and PC systems and come with two-year limited warranties. The refreshed JumpDrive product line will be available in the first quarter of 2011 at leading retailers and Lexar.com.

BodyGuardz for the new Apple iPhone 4

BodyGuardz recently released their newest protection for the Apple iPhone 4. It’s a  scratch-proof transparent films designed to custom fit the new iPhone 4 for unrivaled full body and screen protection. Designed to safeguard the iPhone 4 from scratches, oils, makeup, and other potentially damaging agents, BodyGuardz will keep the phone looking new without the need for a bulky case.  

Additional BodyGuardz Features:

 Add layer of scratch-proof film to safeguard the device when put in pockets, purses, etc.

  • Made from the same indestructible film typically used to shield the fronts of automobiles
  • Antibacterial mold inhibitor and anti-corrosion compound mixed directly into the adhesive so films do not turn yellow or crack over time unlike some competitors.
  • Backed by the BodyGuardz Advantage program that includes a lifetime replacement program and two custom-fit protective skins.

BodyGuardz also makes great protectors for the iPad as well as the BlackBerry and Android phones.

 For more information, visit www.BodyGuardz.com