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Archive for August, 2010

Belkin Conserve Socket

author Posted by: George on date Aug 25th, 2010 | filed Filed under: (home)Office

We all do it charge our phones, mp3 players and laptops way longer then needed and the result is that we waste a lot of power and our batteries are getting worse and worse. Now Belkin offers this little Conserve socket that you can put between your device and the wall socket.

You can select a time of 30 minutes, 3 or 6 hours and after that it will cut the power. And ok maybe your iPhone is empty at the end of the day but it will be charge in 3 hours.

With this little helper you will save on your electricity bill and on the live of you device.

So check out the Belkin Conserve Socket.

iPad Car charger and FM Transmitter

author Posted by: George on date Aug 8th, 2010 | filed Filed under: iPad, Music, travel

You take you iPad on the road with you and now how to you keep the charge up and how do you get your music to the radio if you don’t have and aux port?

This will do this is and FM transmitter so it will transmit you music to your radio and on the same time charge you iPad to.

If you have an iPad then this is the item you need to have for your next road trip.

Check out thisiPad car charger and FM Transmitter.

Kingston DataTraveler 4GB 4 Pack

author Posted by: George on date Aug 7th, 2010 | filed Filed under: Memory Sticks, Storage

Back to school is here and that means that we need all kind of school stuff.

New laptop is one of those things but how about storage?

I believe it would be great to have some extra flash drives one for every mayor class and maybe one for backups and one for fun stuff.

This 4 pack of 4GB flash drives will be so handy and this way you will be ready to store all you school projects without having to worry about where to store them.

Check out these cool Kingston DataTraveler Flash Drives.

iPhone 3G downgrade

author Posted by: George on date Aug 2nd, 2010 | filed Filed under: iPhone / iPod Touch

Yes when the new operating system for the iPhone came out I wanted it even though I have an iPhone 3G.
folders that was what I thought something I needed and the update of mail was something I also excited about.

But after I got IOS 4 my phone got so slow that I regretted using it at all. I use notes a lot for work and that was so slow that I started to use paper again.

But then I found this little Youtube video:

and so I decided to give it a try.

First I would say if you want to do this yourself of course look at the video but also read this article at Lifehacker.

The downgrade is pretty simple and go’s a lot quicker then upgrading to IOS 4.

After the downgrade I of course was unlucky and didn’t have a backup of my old stuff in os version 3.1.x any more so my apps where all empty but I expected that so I made sure I copied what I needed before I tried to install anything.

I would say if you iPhone 3G is so slow that you like to trow it agains the wall then go try this yourself. I was ready to buy and iPhone 4 before I did the downgrade but my phone provider charged to much so this works for me right now.

Be aware that you will soon not be able to download lots of new apps any more because most of them are getting ready for IOS 4.