iPod Shuffle 4th Generation Review – The Best iPod Shuffle Yet?

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iPod Shuffle 4th Generation Vs. 3rd Generation

One major change from the 3rd generation to the 4th is that the latter now includes simple buttons on the device itself. To control the previous generation, users had to manage the device with the controls on the included headphones. This was designed to make it easier to switch songs on the go, though many users found it frustrating that there were no controls on the actual device.

Both devices feature “VoiceOver” – a voice function that’ll tell you which songs and artists you’re listening to. This is essential, as neither generation of iPod Shuffle features a screen.

The main differences include the fact that the price was dropped with the newest generation of iPod Shuffle, the battery life was extended from 10 to 15 hours, and there is no longer an option for a 4GB storage device with the 4th generation.

Pros Of The iPod Shuffle

Most people know that iPods don’t generally come cheap. After all, Apple are top of the game and produce only high-end products. This is what makes the Shuffle so appealing: it’s the cheapest iPod model available and is affordable to just about anyone! It may still be more expensive than other 2GB MP3 players, but it’s fantastic value for an Apple product.

This iPod comes with a strong clip, making it easy to use when you’re out and about, exercising or down at the gym.

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iPod Nano 6th Generation Review: Not A Nano In The Traditional Sense

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iPod Nano 6th Generation Vs. Older Generations

The inevitable question for owners of an older Nano is whether it’s worth upgrading. And, for those new to the Nano, whether to go with the newest generation or not. The latest generation brought in a number of very visual changes – including the fact that Apple decided to forgo the wheel navigation and implement a tiny touch screen instead. While this helps to make the 6th generation Nano look as sleek as possible, it’s not enough – alone – to warrant the cost of upgrading.

In fact, there has even been a downgrade with the latest generation – the lack of a VGA camcorder. If you’re used to making your own videos then that’s one reason why you won’t want to upgrade.

However, if the size really matters to you (and, lets face it, that’s the major draw with the iPod Nano) then you’ll notice a lot of difference with the latest generation. It’ll easily fit into your pocket or clip onto your clothes, and it looks great in a whole range of colors.

Pros Of The iPod Nano

The newest generations of the iPod Nano come with more than enough storage space for people who want a good selection of MP3s on the go. Even the lower 8GB model will let you store 2,000 songs. It may not hold your entire MP3 collection, but it’ll hold more than enough to keep you busy!

The size makes it ideal for people who just want something simple that’s easy to carry around. It’s perfect for sport and now works with the Nike Plus fitness trainer tool for advanced tracking of pace, distance, timing, calories burned and more. Some extra features include the ability to pause and rewind live FM radio.

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iPhone 4 Review: The Truth Behind The Hype

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As you can see from these specs, the iPhone 4 hasn’t completely changed things. As the saying goes “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!” However, some users will have expected more from this upgrade, including a higher quality camera. But the upgrades are still noticeable – especially the fantastic new screen resolution and sleek design. It’s worth the price if you’ve had your old iPhone for a while and want something new.

Pros And Cons Of The iPhone 4

There’s no getting around the fact that a phone like this is expensive. Even when you sign up to a long contract, you’re probably still going to have to pay. The iPhone 4 performs in much the same way as the iPod Touch, yet it costs far more – with added costs for calls on top of that.

Another complaint is the fact that the battery life still hasn’t improved over the last iPhone models. This is always a problem with smart phones that can be used for so many different applications.

On the plus side the iPhone is one of the hottest gadgets in the world today, thanks to its sleek design and the fact that it’s extremely easy to use (even for the non-tech savvy). It’s also made extremely well and feels good to hold.

Buying an iPhone also means you have access to the best app store in the world. Although there are some limits – Apple must approve all apps sold there – there’s an app for just about everything you can think of. Whether that means editing documents on the go, playing games or creating music, you can find free and paid apps that turn the iPhone 4 into a lot more than an ordinary cell phone!

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Amazon Kindle Review: Does it Deserve its Crown as King of the eBook Readers?

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When you think of eBook readers you immediately think of the Amazon Kindle. Since it was first released it has constantly been top of the bestsellers lists, and has seen a number of improvements, especially to the display and the way in which it helps to replicate a real book. If you’re thinking of buying the latest generation of the Kindle, here’s a guide to the pros and cons of doing so.

Features Of The Amazon Kindle

* High contrast e-Ink Pearl screen to replicate real paper,

* Read in bright sunlight,
* Battery life of up to two months with wireless turned off,
* Stores up to 3,500 books,
* 7.5 x 4.8 x 0.335 inches in size,
* Wi-Fi Model weighs 8.5 ounces, Wi-Fi + 3G model weighs 8.7 ounces,
* Wi-Fi only and Wi-Fi + 3G models,
* 3G + Wi-Fi model comes in black or white,
* Includes experimental web browser,
* 6 inch diagonal screen size,
* Text-to-speech feature,
* Native PDF support.

Pros Of The iPod Kindle

The native support for PDF files means that you can view them on the Kindle exactly as they were created on a computer – very useful for people who regularly need to read PDF reports and documents away from their computer screen.

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Tips on Buying the Best Laptops Under 300 Dollars

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Laptops Under 300 Dollars – With a spate of new Intel mobile processors released on the market, the older “premium” laptop models are slowly reaching the sub $300 lower prices without sacrificing quality or features. Though some people opt to go with what is the latest and hottest in the market, those who want a sweet deal along with excellent features can find that there are many fully-functioning laptops available at great prices . → Read More