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What is GPS and How Does it Work?
Once exclusive to the military, GPS is now found everywhere from satellite dishes to running shoes. But how does it work, and what does it really do? Read on to learn more about this new technology.
Must-Have Camcorder Accessories
You’ve spent a small fortune on that camcorder, so why not spend just a bit more to get the most out of it? The right camcorder accessories can go a long way in improving your shooting experience. Here are eight camcorder accessories that should be worth your money.
Take a Hike With Your Portable GPS
Hiking is one of the most popular activities to arise from the GPS craze. But while it’s certainly a fun activity, it’s not as easy as it seems. If you’re thinking of taking your GPS for a hike, read these tips to help you get started.
5 Tips to Save on Printing
You may think you’re getting a good deal for your printer, but the cost of using it may not be as attractive. One can easily spend the equivalent of a new printer for a week’s worth of printing jobs. Read on for tips on cutting printing costs.
Gift Ideas for Road Warriors
Road warriors are a new breed of workers who can work from anywhere and still deliver maximum work quality. If you’re building a company of mobile workers, or are thinking of shifting to a mobile environment, investing in these road warrior tools can help keep you productive.
Photo Printing: Make Your Digital Prints Really Pop
Printing your own pictures has become a world easier with the advent of digital photography. But that doesn’t mean anyone can make a good print—it still takes a lot of skill to make prints that really pop. Read on for tips on making the best digital prints.
Fun Ideas for Your New Portable GPS
GPS is no longer just a military spy tool—it’s now a commercial gadget, and if you’re creative, a really cool toy. Read on for some ways to have fun with your new GPS receiver.
iPod Mania: Which Version is Right for You
So you’ve decided to join the bandwagon and get your first iPod. But with more than 30 models on the shelves, it can take another generation of iPods before you make your choice. How do you know which iPod is right for you? Find out with this simple buyer’s guide.
What is HDTV?
HDTV is the new buzzword in the electronics industry—it’s on every new TV set, camcorder, and DVD player on the shelves. But what is it exactly, and why is it all the rage? This guide answers some of the most common HDTV questions for you.
Accessorize Your iPod
The iPod is great on its own, but the range of available accessories is what makes it so popular. From protective socks to advanced speaker systems, you’ll never run out of ways to accessorize your iPod. Here are a few suggestions.
Digital Camera 101
Digital photography may be in, but few people really know how it works. While you don’t need a thorough understanding to choose a good camera, knowing at least the basic concept can help you get the most out of your purchase. Learn more about digital cameras with this guide.
Smartphone Buying Guide
Smartphones are the new must-have tool for today’s mobile worker. Combining cell phone and PDA functions, they let you do your work anywhere and stay productive on the go. This guide helps you choose the best smartphone for your lifestyle.
Top Camcorders in 2007
The camcorder industry had a great run in 2007, coming out with the first full HD’s and some of the most compact models ever made. While niftier cameras are sure to come out this year, last year’s models are still worth looking at. Here are some of the best buys.
Portable DVD Player Buying Guide
A portable DVD player can make a long trip much more bearable. There are lots of brands and styles to choose from, so you won’t run out of choices. Here are some tips on choosing the best portable DVD player for your needs.
Buying a New Printer
Buying a new printer can be confusing with all the types, features, and add-ons now available. How do you know which one is right for you? This guide shows you some of the basic features to help you find the best printer for your needs.
Decoding AV Cables
When you’ve got a brand new home theater system, AV cabling tends to be no more than a side thought. But cheap cabling can take all the glamour out of a million-dollar home theater. Here’s how you can choose the best AV cables for your home AV equipment.
Before You Buy: Essential tips for buying a new laptop
Laptops have come a long way from the bulky fold-ups that were first introduced in the 1970s. Buyers are now faced with a slew of features and specifications that the average Joe can’t even understand. This guide decodes the jargon to help you find the right laptop for your needs.
Why You Need A PDA
PDAs were introduced at the height of the mobile worker movement, which made them the ultimate showoff gadget of their time. Today, although smartphones have mostly overtaken them, PDAs are still one of the most useful gadgets to have around. Here’s why.
Camcorder Buying Guide
Camcorders have become a lot more complicated in recent years, offering more brands, formats, and extra features than their analog ancestors. For the first-time buyer, all the options can be quite confusing. This guide decodes the jargon and helps you better understand your options.
Digital Camera Buying Guide
Buying your first digital camera? Don’t be confused by the jargon—it’s easy to choose once you know the basics. Read on for answers to the most frequently asked questions on buying digital cameras.
MP3 Player Buying Guide
MP3 players now come in all shapes and sizes, offering every feature from basic playback to video and broadcast capacities. With all those options, choosing just one can be quite a challenge. Here’s a simple buying guide to help you make the right choice.
LCD, Plasma, DLP: Making Sense of TV technology
If you’re buying your first TV set in a long time, you may be surprised at the range of options now available. Before spending your hard-earned cash on a swanky new set, it pays to know the basics behind new technologies. Here’s a simple guide to help you out.