How to Turn Your iPhone Into A Dash Cam

There will always be a time when you wished that something recorded the road event you’ve just witnessed right in front of you.  You know, those once in a lifetime moments that actually warrants a very long tale with our friends.  A dashboard camera would often be handy during those moments especially those that you don’t want to miss.  Buying a camera dedicated to such a thing however is impractical and would waste your hard earned money.  Instead you can turn your beloved iPhone into a recorder to make full use of it.  To do this, you that you will ever need is a worthy phone holder for your car and an appropriate downloadable app.  Let’s take a look at the options available to you down below.

Phone Holder

Logitech Drive One Touch Car MountThere are so many available products on sale in the market for viable car mounts.  The ones below are just a few available that are excellent for a dash cam holder:

Logitech Drive One Touch Car Mount

This piece of accessory is a magnetic type mount.  It can be stuck on the windshield with its suction cup or can be fixed with its adhesive pad to any surface. It has enough magnetic strength to securely hold your phone in place even with its case on.

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This mount is another option available.  This is not magnetized but instead is made up of movable arm cradles that securely holds your phone into place.  It has a telescopic feature that allows you to raise you phone camera to get a better view of the road as well as a 180 degree rotation capability.

Ram Universal X-Grip Car Mount

The main feature of this phone holder is its universal X-grip which securely fastens your phone or even a huge tablet in some cases.  It is easily movable and adjustable with suction cups to keep it hooked to the windshield.

Phone Applications

Phone apps are your interface to make your phone be a dashboard camera.  Without the app, your phone is just a phone and a GPS guide.  Below are some of the apps available for your use:

OsmAnd DVR

This allows you unlimited recording time during a drive and allows you to access the Apple Maps while it is recording.  It can also go into black screen mode, where the screen of your phone is turned off but it still records on the background that allows you to record the voyage without people knowing.  Video transfer is also easily done with the Camera Roll and AirDrop feature to you computers.

CamOnRoad

One great feature of this application is that it is totally free and gives a 2GB storage in cloud.  The 2 GB storage can be upgraded by subscribing to their services.  It has great amounts of reviews and will also allow you to access your navigational maps while running.  For free subscriptions however, an occasional pop up will come but is non-distracting in anyway, a small cost for free service.

SaveDrives

What sets this app apart is its SOS function that notifies a pre-programed contact whenever an accident happens.  It also has a feature that allows you to make notes to the video file if ever you needed it.

A good selection of phone holder and mobile applications will allow you to convert your phone into a dash cam, adding to the value of your gadget.  If this article was helpful, please hit like and share below. For further details, check this link out http://www.imore.com/how-turn-your-iphone-dashcam

Introducing The Nintendo Classic Mini

Nintendo Classic MiniWith this new entertainment system, you can relive your childhood memories. It’s cheap, and you’ll save more space in the process. Of course, that old NES in your house might bring back nostalgic memories but it’s painful to drag it out of its box whenever you get the craving to play a game of everyone’s favorite Super Mario Bros.

Great news everyone! Nintendo totally understands this delimma, they’re the best aren’t they? Nintendo’s first video game console is actually making a comeback. This comeback is driven by Nintendo’s desire to give fans of all ages the opportunity to revisit the NES (Nintendo Entertainment System). For anyone who wants to pass on their nostalgic memories to the next generation of gamers (and the next generation of their family), this NES Classic Edition is a great device and will empower you to pass the baton so to speak.

On top of this, The Nintendo Classic Mini offers a more convenient way to enjoy those classic games. It can’t get better than this, just enter the Nintendo Entertainment system, this NES Classic Edition (aka Classic Mini) is a replica of the original console. The main difference is that the Classic Mini is a lot smaller than the original and comes with 30 games built-in to the system instead of the classic game cartridges. So unfortunately (or fortunately) blowing on the cartridge to remove dust is no longer a requirement.

In this diminutive version of one of the most influential home video game consoles of all time you will get over 30 NES games preloaded. Expect the new NES classic edition to include the Super Mario Bros, The Legend of Zelda, Final Fantasy, and Metroid.  It does not end there as in the mix are some of the most surprising choices like the StarTropics. In other words you’ll get the best the system has to offer.

Here is a full list of the included games:

  1. Balloon Fight
  2. Castlevania
  3. Castlevania II
  4. Bubble Bobble
  5. Donkey Kong
  6. Donkey Kong Jr
  7. Simons Quest
  8. Double Dragon II:The Revenge
  9. Excite Bike
  10. Mario
  11. Galaga
  12. Final Fantasy
  13. Ghosts’ N Ghoblins
  14. Ice Climber
  15. Gradius
  16. Kid Icarus
  17. Mario Bros
  18. Kirby’s Adventure
  19. Mega Man 2
  20. Ninja Gaiden
  21. Metroid
  22. Pac-Man
  23. Punch-out!! Featuring Mr. Dream
  24. Super C
  25. StarTropics
  26. Super Mario Bros
  27. Super Mario Bros 2
  28. Super Mario 3
  29. The Legend of Zelda and Zelda II: The Adventure of Link
  30. Tecmo Bowl

The new edition won’t see you having to dig too deeply in your pockets, it will go for approximately $59.99 in the US, $99.99 in Australia and £49.99 in the UK. At this price anyone who has the desire for a rousing game will be able to get their fix as this whole system costs less than a single original NES game.

In addition to the preloaded games, an HDMI cable, an AC adapter and one NES Classic Controller similar to what you’re used to coming with the box. So you can connect it to your TV via the HDMI cable and enjoy the old skool gaming experience. This NES controller works the same way as the rectangular iconic rectangular NES gamepad. It’s also amazing that the new controller will also connect to a Wii Remote, and this makes it possible to play the virtual games on a WII or Wii U. the only miss that you could expect to see but not available in this version is that this standalone device won’t connect to the Internet.

All eyes are set on this November when the system is expected to launch across North America and the UK. All the same, it’s worth noting that the UK’s NEs edition will not launch with its own AC adapter like the American edition.

Benefits of the New Classic NES

  • Ability to play Virtual Console NES games
  • The game controller is still full-size, so your hands will still fit perfectly around its boxy, non-ergonomic and fully wired goodness.
  • Comes with an AC adapter and HHDMI cable so it can connect right to your TV.

Benefits of using Tablets

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When it comes to gadgets, tablets are the next in demand “toy” to laptops. Most individuals prefer buying these gadgets because it is like having a computer that can be hand held. Tablets are popular because they offer pleasant experiences watching videos, playing games, browsing the internet and others. There are so many cheap tablets in the market today, meaning that anyone could get a tablet without spending too much on it.

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However, even when choosing the cheaper tablets, you also need to make sure that they offer you good quality. One thing you should consider is the operating system. Just like your smartphone, the operating system your tablet runs on can determine the kind of user experience you will have with it. Android tablets seem to be very popular just like it is the case with smartphone, but remember that you also have the option of the Windows operating system and iOS that covers Apple’s devices.

They are all systems that come with their pros and by checking out them one at a time, you will be able to make a good decision with the tablet you are about to buy. Choose a system that has an interface that’s easy to use and one that has tons of apps available to you. You can relate your tablet needs with what the system has to offer you to choose the best. You should also consider the specifications of your tab.

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Different tablets use different specs and you cannot ignore them because they make your tablet what it is. If you want a tablet that functions to your preferences, then you should make sure that all specifications match your individual preferences. Your hunt for a good tablet can be easy if you take time to learn more about the leading manufacturers in the industry.

Gadgets- A Review

phptuesqkEntertainment these days means staying at home and having fun time with gadgets. Bonding with your children or siblings does not need to be fancy or something you need to do outside your home. If you have the right tools in your home, you can be sure you will be spending quality time together. Losing weight and getting yourself healthy is one way to have fun and at the same time bond with family members. A hipper way to do this is to use your home gadgets to do it.

There are lots of gadgets on the market that can make the grind a little less tedious. If you’re a geek at heart, you’ll love the techy toys. If you like to try new things, then there are plenty of exotic pieces of fitness equipment that can spruce up your workouts too. Let’s take a look at some of the offerings out there, maybe you can find something to make your exercise time more fun. Using Nintendo Wii is one of the best gadget to to use. If you want to add a little fun to your fitness workout, add the Wii.

Mobility concept

The Wii Fit and the Wii Fit Plus are designed to turn exercise into a game. Do you enjoy yoga? Tennis? Aerobics? All of these are “games” you can get for the Wii Fit. This can even save you some money, since yoga classes and the like can be expensive if you’re going to a studio. With the Wii, you can get your workout right in your own living room. Don’t think that just because the Nintendo is a gaming system you won’t sweat. There are other tools you can find to burn those fats and have fun while doing it. Take time to check them out online and learn what these are.