Projectors Are The Best Choice For Your Home Theater

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Projectors have come a long way in recent years. Although there was a time when projectors were expensive to maintain and operate- that time comes to an end and and now home projectors are both affordable and provide the best viewing experience for the owner.

One of the great things about buying a projector is that prices have fallen significantly in recent years. Compared to other TVs, the cost per inch for the projector is extremely cheap. Once you start getting up to 50-inch mark you will start paying a good deal for all LCD and plasma TVs, so that in this respect, having a projector can be the most cost-effective for a large screen as possible. You also have the advantage of having an acoustically invisible, when you have a projector. Where having a large flat-screen TV can interfere with sound waves, there is nothing to prevent the wireless stereo speakers when it comes to projectors. Optoma home theater projectors are a good option if you want portability.

One of the questions that you might be concerned about is that you are thinking you have to have total or near total darkness to be able to actually see the image. While this may seem an obstacle, they really are the best way to repeat the theater. Even with a flat screen TV, tend to want to have a dark room you can avoid the light pollution of the screen. So while it may seem that the inconvenience will have to watch your movies in the dark, it has some advantages and make the most of the theater like experience, which can be at home.

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Update Your Honda Civic or Accord’s GPS with the New Honda Navigation DVD 2012

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Some of the most popular and reliable models of cars in the United States and Europe are the Honda Civic and the Honda Accord. Many people opt to purchase pre-installed GPS systems when buying these cars – which ultimately saves them on the cost of buying a standalone Garmin or TomTom unit. Whilst this might save them money initially, it will mean that to download new map updates for the in-dash car navigation will a bit trickier than would be with a traditional GPS standalone system.

This is the case with Honda GPS updates, however they have tried to make things easier by making their new GPS map updates available annually – all a Honda owner needs to do is to purchase the latest Honda Navigation DVD from their Honda dealer, which can then be installed into the car dash GPS.

The most recent Honda GPS update is the Honda Navigation DVD 2012 which was released in September of this year. It contains all the latest routes and directions and means that Honda drivers need not fear driving down new roads or into strange and unfamiliar cities – because any changes to the nation’s roads will be on the new Honda GPS DVD which is available to purchase now.

From a cost perspective this is the only way in which someone who drives an Accord or Civic can update their GPS maps

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Text Stop Android App – Stop Your Kids Texting While Driving

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When their teenage children are off with friends, doing what teenagers do, most parents experience some anxiety as to their chills well being. Some parents have gone as far as installing cell phones trackers/locators to help keep tabs on the teenagers whereabouts, without being overly intrusive.

The other major concern of parents is when the teenagers are in a vehicle, whether as the driver or a passenger. And rightly so, as car accidents involving teens makes up a disproportionate percentage of total motor vehicle deaths and injuries.

A major cause of all accidents, over 80% in fact, is caused by driver distraction. One of those major causes of distractions is the use of cell phones while driving, especially sending SMS messages, or Texting as it’s more commonly called.

This distraction caused by the use of cell phones, has caused an alarming increase in the road toll in the U.S and other western countries, so much so that 34 U.S. states have now legislated to ban the use of mobile phones altogether whilst a person is in control of a vehicle.

Combating Cell Phone Distraction While Driving

Recently, a company based in California has released an app for the Android market that once installed on a phone, will prevent the use of the phone for texting in any vehicle moving faster then 10mph (17kmh). This is all accomplished by using GPS tracking, which monitors the vehicles position second by second.

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The Best eBook Reader for Children – Which One?

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You can’t fail to have noticed the eBook reader trend of recent years. More and more of us are ditching paper books in favor of lightweight readers that’ll let us carry hundreds of titles with us wherever we go. Although it’s easy enough to find the best eBook readers for adults, what about eBook readers for kids?

Should Kids Even Use eBook Readers?

First things first, are eBook readers even a good idea for our children? As with anything, there are pros and cons. Many parents already use technology as a learning tool for children, and eBook readers can provide extra features that real books just can’t, such as sound and video. True, you could use a computer for this, but an eBook reader provides a much safer environment for a child.

EBooks themselves also come with a number of benefits, not least the fact that they’re digital and don’t clutter up your home! As long as the books you need are available in eBook form, you can help the environment and save space in the home or in your child’s backpack.

The only real downside is that eBook readers themselves are expensive, and the eBooks can be too. This is especially true for eReaders designed with kids in mind, where there are only a very limited, relatively expensive range of titles available to buy.

Choosing The Best eBook Readers For Children

Many of the eBook readers on the market for adults are designed to look as much like paper books as possible. As such, they have very plain designs and black and white screens using “e-Ink” technology. Although e-Ink is easy on the eyes and pleasant to read, it might not really inspire your child to get reading more often.

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MSI GT683R – Presenting Your New Game Partner

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For those of you who love gaming and are looking for the perfect laptop to make it your game partner, your search has come to an end because the MSI GT683R was created with this exact purpose. Of course you want a powerful partner in your gaming journeys, someone you can rely on blindly, and who will not disappoint you. Yes! The new release from MSI does all that because it features the power of an Intel Core i7 2630 processor and the support of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M graphics.

Nothing at this laptop can be categorized as being usual. The entire design of the GT683R was based on LEDs: on the exterior of the lid we find a LED strip at the bottom, left and right side, but also in the middle the backlit MSI logo smiles back at you. When the lid is opened, we find a surprising design with 2 round speakers, one in every upper corner above the chiclet style keyboard, a multitouch touchpad framed by metal strips, and an extra line of sensitive buttons above the keyboard for fast access at: Bluetooth, Dynamic LED, Cooler Booster and others.

Any respectable laptop designed for gaming has to offer great performance and awesome graphics for you to be able to enjoy all those latest games.

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Asus Mobile Products Including the Asus EEE PC

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p>As creators of the netbook Asus never seized to release powerful and affordable netbook products on the IT market. Will you choose to buy yourself an Asus EEE PC? What type of Asus EEE PC will you go for? Initially the EEE was a netbook (the 700 series) but today there are all sorts of different Asus EEE Laptops. You will even find tablet PCs from Asus.

Do you want a laptop for your kid? The EEE Disney Netpal is probably the best choice. It comes with an Intel Centrino 2 processor, Windows XP operating system and is very easy to use (your kid will learn with the help of this magnificent computer), it also has a special software that will make it web safe for your kid. The computer is designed especially for kids, it even has a keyboard that will not be destroyed if your kid spills something over it. This laptop may be the perfect gift for your growing kid.

Do you want something more innovative? If so you could buy the EEE Keyboard PC EK1542. At first glance it will seem like it is a normal keyboard, however the truth is that inside this stylish keyboard there is a complete PC. You get to turn any screen you like to into a computer with the help of this amazing keyboard.

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What You Need to Know: Kodak EasyShare C123 Review

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For the past decade or so, there has been a massive influx in entry level digital cameras for under $100. These cameras are perfect for small children, teenagers and those looking for a quick and cheap solution to their photography needs. These sub-$100 compact cameras get the job done but because the price is so low, the manufacturers needed to cut corners. Kodak, Canon, Nikon and pretty much all the other major players in this space have a camera in this segment, but this article will be tailored around our Kodak EasyShare C123 review.

The first thing that we noticed when we got our hands on the C123 was its simplistic design. At SimpleCameraReviews.com, we are used to seeing cheap, plastic cameras that when dropped, break. This Kodak however is fairly solid, but you’re still going to have that plastic feel. This slightly bulky camera is also going to be difficult to put in a normal sized pocket, so you might want to bring a back pack or purse to store it. Your color choices include classic black and a playful blue.

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Digital Cameras: Rechargeable Batteries

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For many people when they are buying a digital camera, they do not think about the batteries that the camera is going to take in order to run properly. However, this is something that should be considered. Most of the cameras today are using rechargeable batteries that is going to allow the person to avoid having to buy batteries every time that they turn around. However, there are still those that use the regular batteries. Which is better? Most people answer that the rechargeable batteries are going to allow the person to save money in the long, while also reducing the amount of waste that they put into the landfills each year, and this is right. Therefore, even with those cameras that come with standard batteries, the person should consider the rechargeable batteries that are out there since standard batteries tend to last only a week at a time in a camera that is used a lot.

The rechargeable batteries that people buy to put into their camera are called NiMh AA batteries. These are going to require that the person purchase a separate charger that usually plugs into an electric outlet. The person will find that this charger only costs around twenty dollars or so.

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Kindle 3 – The Best eReader on the Market

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The new Kindle 3 ebook reader is out on the market and flooding the streets with its mighty awesomeness! One of the best electronic book readers on the market today, the Amazon Kindle 3 offers stunning performance for all you book lovers out there!

The new Kindle is available in two versions; one of them is priced at around $140, and can connect to the internet exclusively through private or public WI-FI networks. The other Kindle 3 version is priced at around $190 and it comes with Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity. The free, built-in 3G connectivity uses the same technology as cell phones, making it possible to download or purchase any product or file from any location with cell service! Now that’s what I call mobility! The 3G version of this ebook reader is available in two colors, graphite and classic white!

Both of these cool gadgets use the new E-ink “Pearl” display, which offers higher contrast than precedent models and also a faster refresh rate! Despite this fact, it is in fact slower than traditional LCD displays.

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