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I just received my Chromecast in the mail and of course had to set up right away. I used my iPad Mini to set it up to identify with the right wireless network and tried all my options. I used a Windows Desktop, Laptop, Android (Samsung Galaxy S4) and the iOS  (iPad Mini) device. If you were early enough you could have gotten this device for just $11 after getting 3 month worth of free Netflix. Even if you were a current user. But unfortunately the stopped with this promotion Well it is a good start but it is lacking in one specific area I wasn’t expecting. Set-up The easy Read more

Google just announced their Chromecast device. This dongle will plug-in to one of your HDMI ports on yourHD TV and will let you stream from Google Play, Youtube, Netfilx and Chrome and control with your existing smartphone, tablet or laptop. However this $35 piece of streaming equipment comes with a special Netflix deal that could basically get you this device for free. If you are already a current Netflix user you can get save yourself three months of payments. Which is close to the price of this device. Are you interested. Get all the details here. *Once your Chromecast ships, you will recieve an email with a promotional code for Read more

In the last couple of weeks I have been using the LG Optimus G on the AT&T network. Most of you know I have a Windows Phone as my main device since all the Android devices won’t give me a “Wow” factor anymore. Ok the Samsung Galaxy S III still has some wow to it. But the design, performance and added functionality in the LG Optimus G is making this a Flagship device for me on the Android platform. The technical specifications are on upper side compared to other android devices, but the user experience is what really sets this device apart from its competitors. I will explain a little Read more

Many people have either a Gmail account or a Google Mail account for their own domain. However, the quick Gmail set-up on some phones only brings in your emails from your Gmail or Google mail account and not your contacts and calendar items.  This article will show you that it is possible to sync your Gmail- Google mail,  contacts and calendar items onto your device using the Corporate Exchange protocol. The advantage of using this protocol on an Android device is that you are able to change the sync settings to a specific time frame instead of the only Push setting in the standard “add Google account” on the Android devices. This can save Read more

Verizon’s second 4G LTE phone to be launched is the Samsung Droid Charge. After the launch of the HTC ThunderBolt Verizon is having some small issues with the stability of the LTE network. This might be the reason why the official launch date of the Samsung Droid Charge has been moved from April 28th to “Coming Soon“. With an 8 megapixel camera and a 1.3  megapixel front facing camera in combination with the Super Amoled Plus Display and a 1 GHz Hummingbird processor this Samsung promises to be a buzzing device to have.   Unboxing The video below will give you a good impression how the device looks and feels.

The Original Samsung Galaxy Tab was a very successful small tablet which was available both with either a GSM or CDMA Module. Today at CTIA Samsung unveiled the new Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and the Galaxy Tab 8.9 tablets. According to them these are the World Thinnest Mobile Tablets. The Android 3.0 Honeycomb version is being pushed out on many new tablets. But some of them seem to have their own customized UI (User Interface) on it. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and 8.9 will feature Samsung own TouchWiz User Interface on the Android 3.0 Honeycomb platform.  The Tab 10.1 weighs 595 grams and is 8.6 mm thin. The Tab 8.9 will weigh 470 grams Read more

Verizon’s LTE network gives us the first LTE mobile phone, the HTC Thunderbolt. The form factor is similar to the HTC Evo 4G from Sprint and the HTC Inspire 4G from AT&T.  But the specifications of the HTC ThunderBolt beats the others. The HTC ThunderBolt from Verizon will give you the LTE speeds if you are in and LTE covered area, if not you will be falling back on the huge 3G network from Verizon. I am one of those that is stuck between Boston and New York and my experiences are on the 3G Network instead. However next week I will be travelling to NY City and will get Read more