Amazon has thrown down the gauntlet in the video on demand market, making a massive selection of movies and TV shows available for on-line streaming – and for free, if you’re a member of discount shipping club Amazon Prime.
The Mobile World Congress event this week in Barcelona is mostly centred around cellphones, but the tablet fever has invaded – and those who already have an iPad can rejoice, because Philips has announced a neat little app that can turn your precious gadget into a dictaphone.
Nokia isn’t the best known name in the US smartphone world, but its recent announcement that it will partner with Microsoft to produce Windows Phone devices – the first time the Finnish developer has ever considered using an external source for its flagship operating system – looks set to change all that. Nokia needs to get developers on its side, however – and it’s attempting bribery.
Keeping your multitudinous gadgets juiced up when you’re out and about is always a challenge – and doing so in a green way that doesn’t involve spending a fortune is even more challenging. A Swedish company reckons it has the answer, in the form of the PowerTrekk Fuel Cell Charger.
The spectre of a lost pen drive in these days where devices can store upwards of 16GB is a worrying one, but more so if you’re a company: the cost of the device is minimal compared to the worth of the data contained therein. While encrypted pen drives are available, they’re expensive – but what if you could add a hardware encryption layer. Enter the Hiddn Crypto Adapter.
Solid-state storage specialist RunCore has announced an intriguing little device for those who have laptops with empty ExpressCard slots: a combined USB 3.0 adapter and SSD in a single svelte design.