Saturday, February 2, 2013

AmpTec's JuiceCAN Charger

If you're not satisfied with your battery power, then let AmpTec's JuiceCAN help you out.  This amazing innovation can charge your iPhone 5 three times over. One can may even charge your drained iPad a number of times.

It is compatible with anything that gets power using a USB port, plus this colorful gadget is stackable, meaning you may stack the JuiceCANs into a JuiceCane, which gives you more power whenever you need it.

It allows you to add utility caps, that offer numerous uses including a LED flashlight, USB ports, and a vibrator.

Right now, this Indiegogo project is seeking funding.  You'll need to pay $33 to get a JuiceCAN. So far, 33 days are left and AmpTec is a bit over $6,000 going to its $25,000 goal.

Unveiling the Blackberry Z10

Previously known as Research In Motion, the company just launched its latest handset today. Behold the BlackBerry Z10, running on the newest BlackBerry 10 platform.

The people who attended the launching event received Z10 devices for them to take to their homes and review. The mobile phone is indeed elegantly beautiful -- simple but sleek and modern.

Aside from the Z10, you'll also find the basic packaging and accessories that a smartphone usually comes with . But you'll surely see something you won't expect -- a holster case for your Z10. Yup, a holster! BB may offer a new mobile phone, OS and a new name but old habits are quite difficult to stop.

While it's not yet certain whether the Z10 and BlackBerry 10 will be able to turn BlackBerry's fortunes upside down, it's so exciting to watch out how this progresses.

Friday, January 18, 2013

Lenovo Launches Thinkpad for Schools

Lenovo will be launching its most up-to-date laptop for schools which will run on Google and not Microsoft.

The ThinkPad X131e Chromebook was made with the teachers and school administrators in mind. It can be controlled easily and offers thousands of apps with educational purpose. Lenovo hasn't announce its pricing yet, but the special bidding for schools starts next month. 

The Chromebook weighs 3.9 pounds and includes an 11-inch display with an anti-glare feature and a 1366 x 786 resolution.  It also has a webcam, 3 USB ports and VGA and HDMI ports. The company did not reveal its Intel processor or the battery life of the device, but it claimed that the laptops will lasts the entire duration of 1 school day.

Thinkpad can also withstand the wear and tear of students because it has reinforced corners, a rubber bumper as well as hinges which are tested to endure 50 thousand closes and opens.