Things to keep in mind before you start using your camcorder

February 23, 2011  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Digital Cameras / Camcorders

Camcorders are an essential part of our every occasion today. Hence, maintain some tips before using your camcorder to have a smooth and lively recording of your special moments.

Firstly, charge your camcorder regularly so that it is always ready to shoot even your sudden surprises. Then, before you begin a new record, do not forget to search to the end of the tape in case you are using a used tape. This is to ensure that you are either not erasing the previous shoots or also not leaving a long space between the 2 recordings. Always put the time and date on the camcorder while you start the shoot. Hence, start 2 minutes early to make the camcorder ready for recording.

Try to play some background music while shooting indoors. Quiet recordings are very dull. Also ensure that there is sufficient light during the shoot. Learn how to keep the hands steady through frequent practice. Do not forget to switch off the camcorder after use to save the battery.

Advantages of DTH connection

February 17, 2011  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: DTH

Are you planning to get a DTH connection? If you are, it is important that you know about it in details. The DTH (direct to home) is a digital satellite service that allows the subscribers to receive direct television service irrespective of which part of the country they are in.

Coming to the benefits of DTH connection, firstly, you can take your pick from the dynamic programs that the service provider offers. Therefore you will only have to pay for the channels that you watch and not for the ones that you never tune in to. All you have to do is call the customer care service and tell them which channels you want.

Moreover the DTH service provider will give you an electric program guide so that you can know all about the programs to come, beforehand. There are some very popular DTH service providers and you can take your pick from them.

The Nokia 5800 Xpress Music: the phone to have

February 10, 2011  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Cell Phones

Look around you. You will see almost all your peers carrying the Nokia 5800 Xpress Music. The 5800 Xpress Music launched by Nokia in 2008 has been in the news for all the right reasons. So, if you are planning to buy the Nokia 5800 Xpress Music here are some things that you need to know.

The first thing is make sure that you get all the stuffs that you are paying for. Along with the handset you will get two styluses, a protective case, BL-5J battery, and Nokia official charger. You will also get micro USB cable, 3.5mm headphones, 3.5 mm TV Out cable, a plectrum that you can use instead on the styluses, a foldable stand and a mini DVD for the computer.

The Nokia 5800 Xpress Music is a Symbian S60 fifth edition Smartphone that is also known as the S60v5. Some features of the phone have been taken from the previous S60 version but quite a few new features have been added as well.

Sony X series walkman for the music lovers out there

February 03, 2011  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Music Gadgets

Are you a music buff? Do you love listening to music while on the move? If you are, then the all new Sony X series walkman is the best bet for you. The gadget had been praised by users and reviewers alike and you can be rest assured that you will enjoy the experience.

The Sony X series walkman is a solid, sleek device and the unique, utilitarian design makes it great to carry around. It has a wonderful interface and the gadget is compatible with both Windows and Mac. Moreover it supports Amazon Unbox videos and iTunes support podcasts.

The plethoras of features that it offers are YouTube support, onboard slacker applications, FM tuner and built-in noise cancellation. The sound quality is excellent. The earphones are better than average and the battery life is quite long. However, a drawback of the Sony X series walkman is, the application does not transcode the video adequately enough. The price is a bit on the higher side as well.