For many, it was a weekend of shopping madness, starting with Black Friday and culminating in Cyber Monday. If you managed to pick up a technological bargain then now is the time to recycle old gadgets and electronic devices that are out of date or you have replaced. Whether it is a new cell phone you got your hands on, a tablet, iPad or an iPod, if you recycle your old gadgets you could get hundreds of dollars back to spend over the festive holidays. And we know that money would definitely come in handy! Continue reading
With the Samsung Gear smart watch looking set for a September 25th launch, there are a lot of people asking “what does a smart watch actually do?”, “is it worth me getting one?” and “does it replace a smart phone?” Well, here’s the lowdown….
We will focus on the Galaxy Gear as that’s the imminent release and the talk of the industry, but it is understood that other manufacturers such as Apple, Sony (called SmartWatch), Motorola (rumoured to be Pebble) and even Qualcomm (the Toq) are also readying smart watches for launch. As the name suggests, you will also need a Samsung Galaxy android cell phone to accompany your new smart watch, it is not a direct phone replacement. It is synced to your cell using Bluetooth and a dedicated app. At present it will only work with the upcoming Galaxy Note 3 which is scheduled for launch the same day but future updates will make it compatible with other models. Continue reading