Tag: review

Review: Xiaomi In-Ear Headphones Pro HD Jun 3, 2017

I'm not really into reviewing gadgets, but in this case it's worth doing it. Today I'd like to review Mi In-Ear Headphones Pro HD by the well-known Chinese make Xiaomi.

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Nest Protect 2 review Dec 2, 2015

There was a moment when my smoke detector, which is as old as the house it's in, had to be replaced.

And I did that with pleasure, because at that moment it started chirping regularly in a very annoying way. First once every five minutes, a bit later once a minute. And that would not be a big issue had this not been happening at 5:00 AM. And, of course, the chirping was so loud that no human being could ignore it. Just like in that scene from "Friends".

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USB testers and charging speed Jun 14, 2015

Out of curiosity I've ordered a couple of USB voltage testers from eBay (there's plenty of them there). USB voltage testers.

For your information, a USB voltage and current tester is a device for measuring voltage and current coming from a USB output into a gadget (usually being charged).

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4K UHD TV Samsung UE75HU7500: a complete review ‣ Part 6. Location, conclusions May 25, 2015

This TV can be either attached to the stand or mounted on the wall.

The first option seems arguable to me: because of its huge size (and the related windage), the panel will sway at any breath. And it won't survive its falling down (neither will its owner).

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4K UHD TV Samsung UE75HU7500: a complete review ‣ Part 5. AV format support May 24, 2015

The built-in video player features an impressive list of codecs and containers. It includes modern formats such as FLV and MKV, and even the recently introduced H.265 and VP8 (WebM):

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4K UHD TV Samsung UE75HU7500: a complete review ‣ Part 4. Smart Hub and applications May 23, 2015

This TV has an interactive mode, the so-called Smart Hub, which offers the following four panels.

Smart Hub: Applications.

You can install free and paid application, for which a Samsung account is required. Out-of-the-box the TV has YouTube, NetFlix, Spotify and a bunch of others. Applications can be installed on an external USB drive. And, of course, you can update and uninstall them.

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