Dragon Blogger Technology http://www.dragonblogger.com Gadgets, Video Games, Blogging Tips, Technology and Giveaways Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:06:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 Havit HV-MS898 Gaming mouse http://www.dragonblogger.com/havit-hv-ms898-gaming-mouse/ http://www.dragonblogger.com/havit-hv-ms898-gaming-mouse/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:00:46 +0000 http://www.dragonblogger.com/?p=44946 Havit MS898 Gaming mouse which is also known as the Magic Eagle is a fantastic gaming mouse for around $20

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Our friends over at Havit sent us a Gaming mouse to  try out and review. Now from  the keyboard from them I use I was expecting a over the top nicely designed box and boy was I not disappointed.

From the great eagle logo to the larger then life picture of the mouse and other graphics  on the box you are not disappointed as you can see in these pictures.

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Now as you move on to the back you get all the details and specs you would expect  to come on the box.

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  • MMO 7 programmable buttons with multi-task macro functionality
  • Ergonomic design with optimized weighting and skid proof surfaces for all-day gaming comfort
  • Precision optical sensor that can be adjusted to 3200, 2400, 1200, or 500 dpi
  • Light up design that changes colors based on settings
  • Positioning engine firmware that is optimized for hardcore gaming

Now one thing I notice as I opened it was the plastic cover  for the mouse that is part of the package was off and loose. I was a little worried the mouse was damaged in shipping.I didn’t get a picture of it off like that but think it is shown in the video unboxing. But, I can say it wasn’t damaged at all in shipping. It was by the looks of it just a missed packing issue from the warehouse and purely cosmetic.

Now in this package was the mouse weights and a small software disc with user manual .

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Check out my video unboxing and review here!

I have used a few gaming mice in the past and most take a while to get use to, specifically the fit and feel in your hand, but this one did not take any time at all to get used to. That was a great and awesome surprise to me. It  has a very ergonomic feel to it. This is the first mouse that I have used with weights in it too ironically since I have used a lot of gaming mice. In these next few pictures  you can see the weights and the great shape of the mouse.

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I wasn’t sure that  the weights did much for the use of the mouse until actually trying it with and without them in.  I can say without them in the mouse is so light it required too little effort to slide it across the desk and you kept having a tendency to overslide the mouse.  With the weights in I can say it slide smoothly and gently, but even with all the weights added there is only some noticeable weight difference but it isn’t drastic but definitely was better with the weights in for me.

As for game play function I couldn’t tell much of a difference other than again it slides a little to light without the weights. But, like I said though this is my first time using a weighted mouse so may depend on the person or maybe there just isn’t enough of a weight variance to notice.

As for the user inter face software nice and easy to use and install and use. You can change what your buttons do or shut buttons off entirely. Which is nice if you, like me and have slightly larger fingers and don’t like the thumb buttons.

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There is a button on the mouse that changes the color and speed of the DPI. There are four colors and speeds  as you can see in the next four pictures.There is red, blue, green, pink colors. This is a great option to switch on the fly  that is for sure. I just wish the colors could have been changed separate to the DPI. I think that this is one lacking part in the set up but not a downfall  that for sure.

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I bet you guys and gals want to know how she works and fells as you use it huh. Well I can tell you it works like a charm I can say it is more comfortable then my old wireless mouse I kept for seven years. This mouse unlike most doesn’t take long to get used to the feel. This is one of those mice that instantly screams game play for days on end with no break. The macros settings work superb. There where no glitches that I could see in the use of this mouse. I went and played a few different games to test this out.

Starting with tried and true Battlefield to which I suck at (it’s ok to laugh at me about that game). I then went on to  playing games like Skyrim, Thief,  Deus Ex to call which never failed to work correctly with the Havit Magic Eagle Mouse.

Now for Havit they hit this one on the head for function and use. Just wish it had a few more options on the UI and more color options. I would not change a thing on the size and feel  that is for sure. Now I would love to see some different placing of the weights to see if it would change the function of use and how it slides and works. For the price of $19.99 right now on the link I have provided this is one fair gaming mouse for the price. Now if your looking for your first gaming mouse or just simply a gift for that gamer in you life this is a great option.

I love how they come up with some nice products and cant wait to see what they come up with next

I give this mouse a four and half stars. I give it a solid  four stars for fit, feel, function, and ease of use. I give it another quarter star for the user software. That leaves us with the last quarter star which would be way higher but lack of colors and the option of of not being able to change colors separate of DPI use.  All and all a great mouse from are friends over at Havit however and I highly recommend it based on the function and really reasonable price.

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Enter to Win PixelKit Premium UI Kits! http://www.dragonblogger.com/enter-win-pixelkit-premium-ui-kits/ http://www.dragonblogger.com/enter-win-pixelkit-premium-ui-kits/#comments Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://www.dragonblogger.com/?p=45390 Here Is Your Chance to Win 1 of 3 Annual Subscriptions to Design Resources and Premium UI Kits from PixelKit The innovative team at PixelKit is ready to share 3 Annual Subscriptions with you, our readers! What a great way to start your day! The three lucky subscription winners will get an Annual Membership Account [...]

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Here Is Your Chance to Win 1 of 3 Annual Subscriptions to Design Resources and Premium UI Kits from PixelKit The innovative team at PixelKit is ready to share 3 Annual Subscriptions with you, our readers! What a great way to start your day! The three lucky subscription winners will get an Annual Membership Account for Free at PixelKit.com. We have thousands of graphics available, making us the ideal choice for web designers. PixelKit is actually 100% specialized in UI kits. They include everything you will need for app screens, navigation and so much more. Check out what’s available, and you will find all the buttons, sliders, icons and other elements you’ll ever need. If this all sounds exciting to you, consider the main advantage you achieve. You’ll save energy, hassle and time. You get the highest quality in UI kits and you get them right away. So you can finish up each project and hit the next one in record-breaking time. Check out these UI kits and icon sets you can get if you win:

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This flat style movie UI kit is designed for anyone who wants a great looking website or app. It was created with a TV or cinema review website or blog in mind. Red Carpet UI kit has a lot of design elements that will let you create a movie store with ease.

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These multi-purpose shopping icons are an excellent companion to your online store or eCommerce website. The kit has 30 pixel-perfect icons that offer a flat and modern look. This allows them to cover almost any “call-to-action” needs.

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Arctic S111 Bluetooth 4.0 Speakers Review http://www.dragonblogger.com/arctic-s111-bluetooth-4-0-speakers-review/ http://www.dragonblogger.com/arctic-s111-bluetooth-4-0-speakers-review/#comments Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:00:49 +0000 http://www.dragonblogger.com/?p=45317 I received a mysterious package in the mail the other day. When I opened the box I saw that Arctic had shipped me a set of Arctic S111 Bluetooth Speakers to test and review! Read more as I go through and review the features, battery life, and sound quality of these affordable bluetooth portable speakers. [...]

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I received a mysterious package in the mail the other day. When I opened the box I saw that Arctic had shipped me a set of Arctic S111 Bluetooth Speakers to test and review! Read more as I go through and review the features, battery life, and sound quality of these affordable bluetooth portable speakers.

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What’s in the Box?

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You get the S111 Speaker set which come in a variety of colors: Blue, Black, Green, or White. I received the Blue which were quite vibrant in color.

  • 3.5mm Stereo Cable
  • USB Mini USB Charger cable.
  • Carrying Case
  • Instructions

Specs

  • Frequency Response: 50Hz – 25KHz
  • Impedance: 4 Ohms
  • Output Power: 4W (2W x 2) RMS
  • Audio Input: 3.5mm Stereo Jack on cable
  • Bluetooth Version: 4.0
  • Battery Type: Rechargeable 2000mAh Lithium-ion Polymer
  • Battery Life: 12hrs
  • Power Input: DC 5V, 1A, Micro USB
  • Dimensions: 70 (L) x 70 (W) x 70 (H) mm (per speaker)
  • 161 (L) x 106 (W) x 90 (H) mm (carrying case)

Build Quality

Overall the build quality is very nice. They are made from a very sturdy plastic. They didn’t feel cheap or that I would break them while handling them. The back buttons are huge and have a nice ‘feel’ when you click them.

My only concern are that the speakers are exposed and could be damaged. In my case my son being curious poking at them with his finger while testing was a concern.

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Sturdy Carrying Case with Netting for Cables

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Easily Package Cables and Speakers into the Case

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All zipped up and ready to take with you wherever you go!

The included carrying case is a nice touch as you can store them away in there instead of having them banging around in a bag. The case is very sturdy and everything is able to get packed away quickly and easily.

Setup

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Front of Speaker

Setup was a snap either with pairing a Bluetooth device or using the provided 3.5mm Stereo Jack. You turn on the Speakers from the back holding down the power button until you hear the notification sound indicating they are powered on. Then you have two options: Bluetooth or 3.5 mm Stereo Jack

To setup Bluetooth:

I used the available Android devices available to me to setup Bluetooth. Although these will work fine with an Apple iPhone as well. The example here is for Android only:

  • Turn on the Speakers
  • Go to your Android device’s Settings
  • Go to Bluetooth and turn on the setting
  • Click on “Search for Devices”
  • You will see the “S111 BT” show up in the list as available
  • Click on the “S111 BT”
  • It will finish the setup automatically and will be ready to use
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Back of Speaker – Includes Power, Controls, Mini-USB, and 3.5mm Jack

To Use the 3.5mm Stereo Cable

  • Insert the 3.5mm Stereo Cable into the back of the Speakers
  • Insert the 3.5mm Stereo Cable into a compatible device – such as the headset port of your laptop or MP3 Player.

Testing and Performance

Hardware

I tested the speakers with my Smartphone: AT&T Motorola MOTO X, Tablet: Samsung Tab3, and Laptop: ASUS Ultra Book just to see if they would work with all of the devices. All were able to find the S111 Speakers without an issue.

Range

I was able to get about 30-50ft of range before the speakers stopped working. Which is great! While I was testing in the backyard I was able to stream my favorite music from my phone and keep it in my pocket while playing with my son.

Sound Quality

Sound quality is pretty subjective. What sounds great to me might sound terrible for you.

Unfortunately the sound quality was to me pretty mediocre. Although they sounded OK – they just didn’t have any kind of punch to them. It was like listening to music through a portable radio – and not a boom box.

More expensive Bluetooth speaker solutions will definitely out perform these.

Sound Volume

These will go loud enough that you can listen comfortable indoors or out. I even tested them while it was pretty windy outside and you were still able to listen to them quite well.

Oh – another cool feature of these speakers I forgot to mention! You can use the back volume buttons to not only adjust the volume. You can use them to switch to the next music track as well!

Battery Life

It was kind of difficult to really test battery life on these. The advertised 12 hrs. of playtime is about right though. I never was able to drain the battery down while testing. And I let them run long enough to where I had to charge both my smartphone and tablet!

What is nice though is the little blue LED on the back which tells you if they are in need of a charge. It will change color depending on the level of battery life that is left. At 49% it will change to a blue/red combination. At 15% it will change to Red indicating you’ll need to charge it pretty soon.

What I Liked

  • Easy to setup and use. You can set these up and be ready to use in a matter of a few minutes. Just take them out of the carrying case. Arrange them how you like. Fire up your phone or tablet (making sure Bluetooth is enabled) and they are ready to use.
  • Versatility: You can use these speakers with your Smartphone, Tablet, or any device that takes the included 3.5mm Stereo cable.
  • Portable: They aren’t very bulky so fitting them into your backpack, or laptop bag is fairly easy to fit.
  • Lightweight: They are solid enough that they will stay put and not get blown away in a mild breeze. They are still light enough so you can easily carry them around with you while traveling.

What I Didn’t Like

  • I wish that the sound quality could have been better. Then they would be fantastic. Due to the fact that they just don’t provide a full range of highs, mids, and lows it just sounds boxed in and mediocre at best.
  • The cord between the speakers. My fear is that I will end up breaking the cable at some point. This isn’t the fault of construction. Just a personal gripe.

Final Thoughts

Overall I really wanted to like these speakers. They look great, are easy to setup. And while they do produce sound. They are good enough if you just want that.

I can see myself using these outside while camping, or if I’m traveling and wish to watch movies on my tablet or laptop. These are still a lot better than the default speakers.

For an affordable Bluetooth speaker the Artic S111 Bluetooth Speakers will work. Just don’t expect them to be the portable concert you might be hoping for.

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Dad, Geek, Gamer - When not playing Call of Duty you can find me writing about the latest games, technology, and blogging tips, tricks, reviews, and how-tos. You can find me on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and of course over at avgjoegeek.net

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4 Impressive Gaming Laptops http://www.dragonblogger.com/4-impressive-gaming-laptops/ http://www.dragonblogger.com/4-impressive-gaming-laptops/#comments Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://www.dragonblogger.com/?p=45361 I have a mixed relationship with desktops and laptops, on one hand we all know that a desktop can give you more power at a better price, but the mobility factor has become more important to me as of late as I often travel between two places and lugging my mid sized case and 24” [...]

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I have a mixed relationship with desktops and laptops, on one hand we all know that a desktop can give you more power at a better price, but the mobility factor has become more important to me as of late as I often travel between two places and lugging my mid sized case and 24” monitor is not an option when going out of town for 3-4 days once a month.  So a high quality gaming laptop is something that someone may consider worth sacrificing a little power and adding more cost at the expense of having the portability and small form factor.

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Razer Blade 14

The 2014 Razer Blade is a 14 inch, high definition laptop designed for gaming. With a super thin, lightweight design, this computer is easy to carry with you. The Blade 14 features a vibrant and bright 3200×1800 display, with great resolution and it is touch screen to boot. It provides stunningly beautiful images for photos, videos, and realistic gaming. The Razer has excellent battery life, and claims to have just under 15 hours when you‘re not gaming and around 8 hours when you are. The right side of the Blade features a USB port, HDMI, and a secure lock slot. Along the left side you have two more USB ports, a headset jack and an AC adapter jack. The Razer Blade 14 is has an amazingly slim profile, and it’s very powerful. It’s high end specs and great features make this a great option for gamers.

Full Specs:

  • Intel Core i7-4702HQ 2.2 GHz / 3.2 GHz (Base/Turbo)
  • 8GB DDR3L-1600MHz
  • 512GB Solid-State Drive (SATA M.2)
  • Windows 8.1, 14.0-inch QHD+ 3200×1800, 10 point Touchscreen
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M (3GB GDDR5)

 

You can purchase the product here

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MSI GS60 Ghost

The MSI Ghost has a 15.6 inch screen with a resolution of 1920 X 1080. The GS60 weighs in at less than 5 pounds and is under 20mm thin. This notebook features three USB ports, HDMI, mini display port outputs, audio jacks, and an SD Card Slot. Inside the computer you have Bluetooth capability and dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi for connecting to fast paced routers. The high resolution matte screen works very well for gaming, the black level of the screen is one of the lowest on recent gaming notebooks, which helps deliver vivid, intense colors. There’s plenty of power inside this notebook, MSI was able to put top level components into a laptop that is super slim and light. This is another great option for anyone looking for a gaming laptop.

You can purchase the product here

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ASUS ROG G750JZ-XS72

The Asus G750JZ is a $2,699 system with NVIDIA’s most powerful graphics. This 17 inch notebook features a 2.4 GHz Intel Core i7-4700HQ processor, with 32 GB of RAM, and dual 256GB SSDs with a 1TB 7200 HDD. NVIDIA’s new GPUs enhance game play and endurance. The G750JZ features battery boost, which allows you to set a predetermined frame rate and automatically throttle components, such as the GPU and CPU, to conserve battery power. This notebook delivers some of the best gaming scores compared to others. This is a great option for gamers looking for a powerful gaming notebook. You also get 17” screen but it is 1920×1080 and not nearly as high resolution as the 14” Razer though the extra screen space, more ram and more powerful graphics card may be more appealing.

You can purchase the product here

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Alienware 17 ALW17-8752sLV 17-Inch Laptop

The 11.77 x 16.28 x 1.80 inch Alienware 17 weighs in at 9.2 pounds. This notebook has a 2.9 GHz Intel Core GPU, with 16 GB RAM and a 1TB HDD with 80GB SSD Caching. The display has a resolution of 1920 X 1080. The ports include, USB, HDMI, audio jacks, security lock slot, and a mini display port. The Alienware 17 has a unique “Tron” like design, the two toned gray lid is topped with a black lip. It a great contrast for the backlit alien and the LEDs. You can choose from one of 13 preloaded lighting profiles or create a custom profile, you can then assign colors to each of the notebook’s 10 backlit zones. The screen delivers excellent anti-glare imagery, with high definition details. The battery lasts approximately 4 and a half hours with continuous use. The Alienware 17 is an eye catching notebook with it’s unique design. It reels you in with a beautiful 1080p display and a great sound system. This is a go-to gaming notebook for the best combination of design, audio, and power.

You can purchase this product here

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October Nerd Block Unboxing http://www.dragonblogger.com/october-nerd-block-unboxing/ http://www.dragonblogger.com/october-nerd-block-unboxing/#comments Sun, 26 Oct 2014 14:00:33 +0000 http://www.dragonblogger.com/?p=45365 This month's box was hand picked by Kevin Smith. Come see what he sent out.

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I was over the moon with excitement when they announced that this months Nerd block was going to be hand picked by Kevin Smith.  I am a HUGE fan and even got to meet him last month at the TIFF.  So after not getting the last month’s box I was quick to rejoin this one before it would sell out.

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The box seemed light but I was very happy with everything that was in this. I knew there was going to be some Batman involved but was happily surprised with some of the things.

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The first thing on top was 4 buttons for Marvel Vs. DC.  Its Spiderman Vs. Batman and Wolverine Vs. Superman. Who do you think would win in these match ups?

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There was a sheet of stickers showcasing jay and Silent Bob in different styles.  I have chosen to decorate my laptop with them. I have a couple of these as shirts already.

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This was a nice surprise. Its the trading cards that Agent Coulson has in the movie Captain America. There are 2 sets of cards inside. One includes blood stains on them from when he was shot, the other set is stain free. This is such a cool idea.

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I take this out of the box and think how cool. It will be fun to see who they wrote about and what they wrote. Nope.

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They are post it notes. This is so cool as I will get a lot of use from this. Now i can carry a little bit Arkham with me where ever I go.

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I love Deadpool. I received this one but from the card I guess there is one with a blue outfit as well.  I wish he had a mask, but I’m still happy with this.

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This is the t-shirt that was included. I’m happy that it wasn’t of a shirt I have already. I already have doubles of 1 shirt.  I know what I will be wearing tomorrow.

I forgot to take a picture of the Zelda dangler that was included and my daughter has since taken it but you can see it in the box in the first picture.  There were 6 different ones you could have received. I got the Link dangler, seen it for 2 seconds and it was gone.

Let me know if anything you got was different than what I received. Have you wanted to get Nerd block but were unsure of anything?  Feel free to ask me anything.

 

I’ll throw in a pic of me with Kevin Smith as well.

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All photos used are my own.

 

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Creative Roar SR20A Provides Roaring Audio http://www.dragonblogger.com/roaring-audio-creative-roar-sr20a/ http://www.dragonblogger.com/roaring-audio-creative-roar-sr20a/#comments Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:00:08 +0000 http://www.dragonblogger.com/?p=45295 The Creative Roar brings just about everything into a tiny book sized device, but can it compete it the already saturated arena of Bluetooth speakers

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In the ever changing dreamscape of audio and genres, many manufactures try to capture your attention with the latest and greatest, but how many of them are really great?  Today I have the pleasure of introducing you to Creative’s attempt at Bluetooth audio, but it’s not just a Bluetooth speaker.  The SR20A Roar brings to you Bluetooth 3.0 audio enhanced with dual amplifiers, NFC to pair with devices that don’t have Bluetooth, MicroSD card slot for those instances that you don’t have Bluetooth available, an integrated voice recorder utilizing that MicroSD card and then finally an AUX connection for when you are rocking it old school.

Here are the features

  • Bluetooth 3.0 Support
  • 2 performance amplifiers
  • TeraBass
  • MegaStereo
  • Dual purpose 6000mAh Li-ion battery bank
  • Bedtime listening mode
  • Siren
  • MicroSD slot
  • Voice Recorder
  • NFC Connectivity
  • AAC and aptX High definition Audio codec support
  • MP3 Player
  • Speakerphone
  • Link Security Modes
  • ROAR Audio

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I will get a little deeper into these features and then when you are content with that, I will throw a few more at you, but first, let’s get into a little unboxing.

So I give you a little description both in the video and above, about the speakers and the amplifiers, so here’s a little more detail.  Powering the bass, it has the top 2.5 Active driver pumping out bass upwards instead of downwards like most of the other speaker systems.  This allows it to push the speaker down, stabilizing it so you don’t hear all the vibration that many other little speaker systems give you.

The front of this little bad boy has dual 1.5” drivers designed for far field high-frequency dispersion.  This presented Kirk Hammett’s guitar solos as well as the high wails of Louis Armstrong’s trumpet all sounded amazing, much fuller than its competitors.  I was very surprised at the highs and mids this produced.

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There’s more though, to help fill out the bass and help fill a room with beautiful music, the left and the rights also have a speaker on each side to help pump a little more base.  A one stop shop here to get all your High, Mids and Lows, this is great no matter what kind of music you like.

Here’s another pic that help describe what each speaker does.

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Talking about music, take a look at this video so that you can hear what this sounds like.  I also give you some more examples of some of its features.

So you see how good that sounds?  This gives you a ton of options, and I went over them in this video.  I showed you playing some music off of the MicroSD card and then show you some of the range, no matter how far away it seems this little guy sounds amazing.  Then to show you how the Bluetooth works, I connected to Bluetooth and played a few songs and they sounded great and with that disabled Bluetooth to show you how NFC works.  I will say, this is the first time I have played with NFC and I found it so cool.

If you don’t know what NFC is, NFC stands for Near Frequency Communication.  This cool technology allows you to tap a device to another device and transfer information.  In this case, you tap the device to the Roar and a second or 2 later it has made a connection through NFC.  This is cool for this device because you can start up iHeart Radio, Pandora and the likes on your phone and if your phone has NFC you can just tap it to the Roar and the music moves from the phone to the speaker using your phone only as a pass through for the music, a very cool feature the Creative Roar has.

Like you, when I first got this device, I thought Creative had forgotten about its roots in PC’s.  I thought the only time you would ever introduce this to a PC was to transfer music to the MicroSD card, of which you can connect through the USB cable it brings but then doing a little reading in the manual I come to find out that you can actually connect this to the computer and have it act as a PC speaker.  I figured it would be a bit lame but I was a little surprised at what I found.

It helps your PC games sound great and while you are playing your games.  Aside from the PC, you can connect this to you TV or DVD/BlueRay player and listen to your movies through there.  If you noticed, while I was playing the game I plugged in my phone and it started charging.  You can do this while you listen to music, play games or however you use it because it has a 6000mAh battery, so you can even fully charge a tablet as well.  The battery will provide up to 8 hours of continuous audio playblack. But battery life will vary depending on what you connect and how you use it.

Here are some pics so you can check out some of what it has on the back

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On this side, you can see the first plug is where you would charge this device if you were to connect it to the wall.  The Aux port to connect to your PC, TV, DVD/Bluray player, etc…, DC Out to charge your devices, micro USB to plug into your computer to transfer data from your PC (music, pictures, documents and more, although it will only play audio, you can take advantage of it essentially working as a media reader) and a MicroSD port for your MicroSD card.

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On this side, you have the switch to enable or mute the microphone, then record and playback and pause what you just recorded (requires a MicroSD card to be inserted.  For playback, it has shuffle and loop switch, back and forward button, play and pause for the music you are listening to through your MicroSD card or cellphone, tablet or PC.  Outside of the audio features, you have the security features.

The security features are for Bluetooth which enable full free access to the device all the way to locking it down to 1 device.  The options are Off, which allows anyone to connect to it, 1 allows devices that have previously connected to this unit to work again and 2, allows for 2 devices at the same time although only 1 of the 2 device can play audio.

The alarm button, as it implies allow a very loud alarm to emit from the speakers, kind of annoying but that’s what an alarm is.  The switch next to it allows you to Arm the alarm or turn it off.  This alarm button when tapped also allows you to enable Creative Terabass technology allows you to play some of the lowest lows you can get.

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Now moving to the top of the Roar, you can see the NFC symbol, when you want to pair up NFC devices, you literally tap them to this logo.  Pairing my phone took a little more than a tap though; I had to lay it on top of the logo for a second or 2.  The 3 little dots shows you how much battery the device has left and the REC button (which is typically invisible, but I had it on) shows you it it recording when you press the Red record button on the back.

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On the other side of this device, now starting from right to left (you will see why in a second) is the power button, hold this for 2 seconds to turn this on or off, then the ROAR button which enables a much more full and rich audio experience, not just amplifying the audio but dynamically adjusting all aspects of the audio, then the + and – to raise and lower the audio and finally the bluetooth and receiver symbol.  This Bluetooth portion of the button, allows you to begin to pair a device when you press the button for 2 seconds and the receiver portion of the button allows you to answer your phone from the speaker.  You read it right; you can make phone calls from here, no just hear the call but actually talk back through the microphone but of course you will still need to have your phone at least 30 feet or so away.

This is not only a great feature so that you don’t have to break your neck holding the cell phone to the side of your head but also sets your free from listening to the horrible speaker most if not all phones have.  Aside from that, this makes things a little nicer for friends and families to all talk at once.  Check out this video of my kids and I talking to mommy while she was on her trip

The kids of course missed her and it made them feel great to all talk to her and hear her  at the same time, and made it good for her too since she was a little rushed.  Oh, and I missed her too ;)

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This great device can do mostly everything, it actually soothes the savage beast, yeah me.  I love my metal playing at all hours, but it’s hard to have it playing at night because of course I have my wife with me and the kids in the next room but this does make it a little easier to work with.

The Roar has a nice little feature called sleep mode that allows you to play whatever you want from the MicroSD card, then after about 15 or 30 minutes the audio starts to slowly fade till it finally turns off.  This not only saves battery but can also save a marriage as well.

The last feature and a very cool one that unfortunately I was not able to test since I had only one device was MegaStereo.  As good as a single Roar was Creative gives you the ability to link up 2 Roars using a MegaStero Cable to create left and right channels for and even bigger and more powerful audio experience.

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What this means is that when you connect 2 of these together, it doesn’t only make it sound louder, it separates left and right audio per speaker intelligently to put all of your audio in more of a stereo mode.  The cable is sold separately though, don’t quote me, but it looks like a regular AUX cable to me.  If you buy a Roar and are interested in the MegaStereo feature, it might be best to at least try a standard AUX cable before investing in the MegaStereo cable, though it is priced relatively low.

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As another optional accessory, Creative does also sell a Roar carry bag for the Roar that they also sent me to review.  While the Roar itself is not too big, it won’t fit in most pockets or small purses, so this carry bag might be a good addition.

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The box brings the carry bag itself which has a wrist strap attached to it and an adjustable shoulder strap.

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This bag obviously was designed with Roar in mind only as it perfectly fits the Roar and has a cut out to allow you to get to all of the ports.  As for the buttons, they do not have cut outs, but since the bag itself is made of a mesh like material, the buttons are easily visible.   Thankfully the bag is also very nicely priced.

That’s about it then for my review.  In all nervousness, I have to say this has been the best multi-function audio device I have tested; it has just about every feature possible (I am sure someone will call out something it is missing) and the most important out of an audio device being that it sounds amazing.  I have tested other lower end ones that were great, but still cannot compare to the amazing audio the Roar can pump out.  With that said, comparing this to similar higher end bluetooth speakers, this one blows them out of the water in features and price but still, I would have wanted this to have included at least the MegaStereo cable and a description of what the cable is for and what it can do, this may entice more people to buy a second unit when they are financially prepared. I can say that I would recommend this to everyone and if I didn’t have one, as frugal as I am, I would buy it myself.  I give this 5 out of 5 stars.

Let me know what you guys this, I would love some feedback.

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I have spent many years in the PC boutique name space as Product Development for Alienware and Dell through their acquisition and finally Velocity Micro. During these years I spent my time developing new products, technologies and configuration’s with companies such as Microsoft, Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, Asus and more. Gaming and new and old technologies are what drives my interests and passion.

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Top 5 Laptops for Less than $500 http://www.dragonblogger.com/top-5-laptops-less-500/ http://www.dragonblogger.com/top-5-laptops-less-500/#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:00:30 +0000 http://www.dragonblogger.com/?p=45265 Modern society is experiencing an internet revolution and if you are not on the bandwagon, you are missing a lot. One way to easily get on board is by investing in a laptop. But wait, aren’t laptops very expensive? Affordably Working on Your Feet This is where most people go wrong because you can get [...]

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Modern society is experiencing an internet revolution and if you are not on the bandwagon, you are missing a lot. One way to easily get on board is by investing in a laptop. But wait, aren’t laptops very expensive?

Affordably Working on Your Feet

This is where most people go wrong because you can get an affordable laptop for less than $500. Imagine taking your work everywhere with you, cool isn’t it? The convenience and affordability of doing business on the move is just amazing.

1. HP 15-g080nr 15.6-inch Laptop

HP is renowned for producing sturdy and functional machines. The HP 15-g080nr is one such device. It provides enough power for both home and office users. The design is attractive with a semi-gloss black finish but more importantly, you will enjoy:

  • A6-6310 Quad core processor sufficient for daily computing tasks and well handling of graphics
  • 5.25 hour battery life and it has low consumption
  • 4GB of RAM DDR3L and 740GB 5400 rmp Hard Drive
  • Convenience features such as USB 3 and HDMI

At $319.99 at the time of this article, this is a good bargain to keep you in the office even when out.

2. Toshiba Satellite C55-B5200

 

The first thing that draws you to the C55-B5200 is the jet-black color. It is a jewel for everyone who requires optimal performance from a laptop. It features most of the other features of the C55 series but is also different and more resourceful. Some of its highlights are:

  • 750 GB hard drive / 6 GB RAM
  • Upgraded 4th Generation Intel Core i3-4005U processor
  • 15.6’’ inch LED back-lit TFT screen
  • Integrated HD 4400 graphics
  • Convenience features such as DVD writer, webcam among others

At $414.99 at the time of this article, this is a good deal considering Toshiba has a reputation as one of the top laptop brands in the world.

3. Acer E15 E5-571-56UQ

Over the last one decade, Acer has made its mark in computer device manufacturer. The E15 comes with a 4th generation Intel Core i5 Processor accompanied by 8GB of RAM. With a 1TB hard drive, you will be able to hold quite a sizeable media collection of files.

Playing videos on your Acer E15 should be a delight and the system integrated graphics will serve every gamer well. With a full-sized keyboard, your typing experience is enhanced and the 15.6 inch display makes working comfortable especially for best web design. At 5.5 pounds, it is easy to carry around. It comes at $411.

4. HP Pavilion 17-e118dx 17-inch Laptop

At $424, this is perhaps one of the best all-round laptops from HP. It might provide mid-range hardware to users but you will find it very versatile. Its AMD chip can handle multiple applications at the same time and graphics are a delight to behold powered by an AMD Radeon 7640G GPU. Here are other features:

  • 17.3’ LED HD display
  • 4GB memory and a 750 GB hard drive
  • Convenience features such as high-definition webcam; DVD and CD drive among others.

The HP Pavilion 17-e118dx is an affordable workhorse and you get a 17″ laptop for around $439.

5. Asus VivoBook V400CA-DB31T 14-inch Touchscreen

You cannot leave out Asus in any affordability list. The V400CA-DB31T offers a unique metal finish and a nice compact design. It offers you amazingly spacious hard drive at 24GB of SSD making the Windows startup and application load performance faster. Take a look at what more it offers:

  • Intel Core i3-2365M 1.4GHz processor.
  • 500GB hard drive plus 24GB SSD and 4GB memory
  • Super graphics powered by Intel HD 3000
  • Extras include Bluetooth 4.0, HDMI, Wi-Fi, Webcam, among others.

At $472, it is a mouth-watering deal and you get a touch screen which is rare in the under $500 price range.

Go on and grab one of these meticulously designed laptops without ruining your savings.

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Enter the #Lionsgate Horror Movie Giveaway http://www.dragonblogger.com/enter-lionsgate-horror-movie-giveaway/ http://www.dragonblogger.com/enter-lionsgate-horror-movie-giveaway/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:40:29 +0000 http://www.dragonblogger.com/?p=45349 Readers have a chance to enter to win a Digital Download code for The Blair Witch Project in this special #LionsgateHorror giveaway.  I remember when I first saw The Blair Witch Project in theaters seems like so long ago and had a great time with the horror/campiness of the film.  This is your chance  to re-watch [...]

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Readers have a chance to enter to win a Digital Download code for The Blair Witch Project in this special #LionsgateHorror giveaway.  I remember when I first saw The Blair Witch Project in theaters seems like so long ago and had a great time with the horror/campiness of the film.  This is your chance  to re-watch the film or see it for the first time as this film was really one of the first horror films too go viral by Internet standards back then.

Watch The Trailer, Learn More  and Enter the Giveaway

To enter the giveaway you need to do the following:

#1 – Use the Twitter or Facebook button at top of widget below and share the app/giveaway

#2 – Leave a comment with your Social Media Share URL and leave a comment about any of the movies (did you see all of them, any of them, was  any your favorite?)

 

For those who didn’t know, these are all #LionsgateHorror films being  featured.  If you are fan of Joss Whedon, and haven’t seen Cabin in The Woods yet, it is highly recommended.

Click on any of the movies below to be taken to their VUDU pages where you can watch them online or watch on your Internet  connected TV, Roku, Chromecast or other device.

You can also visit their Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Blair-Witch-Project/180539511999269

You can also visit their Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/existsmovie

 

Giveaway Rules: Each household is only eligible to win One (1) Digital Download code for The Blair Witch Project via blog reviews and giveaways. Only one entrant per mailing address per giveaway. If you have won the same prize on another blog, you will not be eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification. Giveaway open to the U.S. and Canada.  Giveaway ends on November 15th and winner will be contacted after that date.

Disclaimer: We were provided with one copy of The Blair Witch Project Digital Download to do with as we wish, and another copy to giveaway to one reader. All opinions are 100% mine and mine alone.

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Top 5 Web Design Software Titles http://www.dragonblogger.com/top-5-web-design-software-titles/ http://www.dragonblogger.com/top-5-web-design-software-titles/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:00:56 +0000 http://www.dragonblogger.com/?p=45249 The International Telecommunications Union projects 2.5 billion people to be online by end of 2014. Through your website, you can leverage on these numbers but this can only happen if you have a well-designed page. Well you are in luck because the website design world is buzzing with creative software to get the job done [...]

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The International Telecommunications Union projects 2.5 billion people to be online by end of 2014. Through your website, you can leverage on these numbers but this can only happen if you have a well-designed page.

Well you are in luck because the website design world is buzzing with creative software to get the job done by both professionals and amateurs.

Exploring the Crème de la Crème in Website Design Software

If you want your page optimized for the search engines and get high ROI, try one of these five design tools:

1. WebEasy Professional

Nobody said web design has to be rocket science and this is what the creators of webEasy Professional want to confirm. This is sufficient software for beginners, advanced users and even hobbyists website designers. It offers:

· Over 600 easy to use templates for customization

· Incredible graphic and image photo-editing tools including adjustable compressions, resize without distortion, image cropping, automatic resampling to mention but a few.

· Multimedia support including flash, animation, video among others.

In essence, you will need no HTML coding and programming training to create your website.

2. Adobe Dreamweaver CS6

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Offered under a traditional software license and released in 2012, this is another ingenious product from Adobe. It works perfectly well with HTML 5, which is of course a plus. It does an excellent job at integrating visual design tools. It makes it easier for learners with built-in templates including for mobile sites.

Dreamweaver CS6 does more than just HTML and you will be able to work on JavaScript, PHP and ASP. For extended usability, you will get multiple plug-ins available. In essence, this is a product suitable for both beginners and advanced web designers.

3. Xara Web Designer Premium

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If you have some knowledge in website design then XARA from Magix is your thing. For starters, it offers you amazing customization capabilities to create any website you want. With over 1,000 templates, you will not lack for an option that suits your page. It also allows you to build your site from scratch if you have some experience.

You have assurance of easy navigation is assured through the navigation assistant and you can seamlessly integrate videos and photos on your site by simply dragging and dropping. In terms of site graphics, you are in for a treat as you can create own web graphics to give it an interactive feel.

4. CoffeeCup HTML editor

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This comes handy for beginners and it offers all tools to build a functioning site. The free version lacks some things but the paid version has FTP support built-in. It offers you a web color scheme and uses HTML 5 and CSS 3.

As a beginner, you will enjoy the help feature and multiple templates offered. The cloud-based drive where you can even host your webpages is an innovative inclusion.

5. SiteSpinner Pro

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This software by Virtual Mechanics offers a solution for beginners as well as pros. It enables you to create mobile websites, spice up your page and supports HTML and DHTML. SiteSpinner also provides extensive support for output in SVG formats. You can easily design and preview pages and enables pixel precision WYSIWYG design. To export your pages, you can use relative or absolute linking which is convenient.

There are more software options out there to enable you create a fascinating website. Go for it today and revolutionize your business.

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Extra Life Video Game Marathon Comes to Indianapolis http://www.dragonblogger.com/extra-life-video-game-marathon-comes-indianapolis/ http://www.dragonblogger.com/extra-life-video-game-marathon-comes-indianapolis/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:07:36 +0000 http://www.dragonblogger.com/?p=45290 For those of you that remember last year Dragon Blogger took part in the Extra Life campaign to help raise money for Children’s Miracle Network hospitals all across the country. Well I’m at it again this year however I will be supporting my local Indianapolis Extra Life Guild to help raise money for Riley Hospital [...]

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What's up! I'm Brian Alford and I reside just outside of Indianapolis, Indiana. I am very passionate about video games and I also am the host of a video game podcast. I love to write and enjoy entertaining people

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For those of you that remember last year Dragon Blogger took part in the Extra Life campaign to help raise money for Children’s Miracle Network hospitals all across the country.

Well I’m at it again this year however I will be supporting my local Indianapolis Extra Life Guild to help raise money for Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis.

How did I find out about Indianapolis having it’s very own Extra Life Guild you ask? Well it all starts with when I attended Awesome Con in Indy earlier this month.

When I was there I noticed a booth of people playing one of my favorite game’s Mike Tyson’s Punch Out for the NES.  Being a fan of old video games it immediately drew me in. I ended up realizing that the booth was for Extra Life and I ended up speaking with the ever so kind Oliver Wojtyna who filled me in on the Indianapolis Extra Life Guild and what they are all about.

 

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Oliver, who is the head of Public Relations for the Indianapolis Guild, told me his reason for being a part of Extra Life which is quite personal as his son, Liam was diagnosed with a rare neurological condition that with the help of Riley Hospital was able to find a treatment for his son’s condition. Oliver felt that he owes it to Riley for helping his son and Oliver is able to encourage others to give back to the kids by way of getting others to join in his quest to help the kids at Riley.

Extra Life helps bring video games to children all across the country by using the donations received to help make these kids lives much better while in a very stressful time of their life.

The Indianapolis Extra Life Guild is holding an event on October 25th at the eBash store in Indianapolis. For $25 you can come and play video games for 24 straight hours starting at 9AM on the 25th and ending on 9AM the 26th. Food will be provided to all of those who come. Money raised will go to Riley Hospital for Children. Also even if you cannot come you can still send donations to the following link:

 

http://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.team&teamID=14859

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Brian Alford

What's up! I'm Brian Alford and I reside just outside of Indianapolis, Indiana. I am very passionate about video games and I also am the host of a video game podcast. I love to write and enjoy entertaining people

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Enter to Win a Dragon Touch K7 Tablet with Case http://www.dragonblogger.com/enter-win-dragon-touch-k7-tablet-case/ http://www.dragonblogger.com/enter-win-dragon-touch-k7-tablet-case/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:00:17 +0000 http://www.dragonblogger.com/?p=45287 Enter for your chance to win the Dragon Touch K7 Android Tablet with Leather Case.

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Working in the IT Industry for over 13 years and specializing in web based technologies. Dragon Blogger has unique insights and opinions to how the internet and web technology works. An Avid movie fan, video game fan and fan of trying anything and everything new.

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Our good friends over at Tablet Express continue to reward Dragon Blogger fans with a chance to enter to win new Android tablet models, in this giveaway they are showcasing their new Dragon Touch K7 Android tablet which was just reviewed by Byron over the past few weeks.  The Dragon Touch K7 Android Tablet is a budget Android tablet designed to be the perfect size for kids or for use as a secondary tablet in the home.  It is priced so competitively you can buy two or three of them for the price of a more expensive Android tablet.

The Winner will also get to pick the case they want to win with the tablet, so click on the link in the giveaway widget description to see the 4 color options and one of the entries is for you to tell Tablet Express which color case you want if you win.  (You can change your mind if you are chosen as winner).

Enter to Win a Dragon Touch K7 Android Tablet

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Any questions you have about the tablet, feel free to ask them and Byron from our team will try to answer.  Note that his kids love the tablet and you can read his full review of the Dragon Touch K7 Android Tablet if you want more details and his experience with it.

You can also watch his unboxing and video review as well below.

 

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Working in the IT Industry for over 13 years and specializing in web based technologies. Dragon Blogger has unique insights and opinions to how the internet and web technology works. An Avid movie fan, video game fan and fan of trying anything and everything new.

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The Top 5 eReaders on the Market http://www.dragonblogger.com/top-5-ereaders-market/ http://www.dragonblogger.com/top-5-ereaders-market/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:00:14 +0000 http://www.dragonblogger.com/?p=45199 Ever since eReaders were first introduced to the public, they have taken the world by storm. There are numerous options to choose from, which can cause a bit of confusion when it comes to choosing the one that best meets your needs and wants. For this reason, we decided to undertake the task of researching [...]

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Ever since eReaders were first introduced to the public, they have taken the world by storm. There are numerous options to choose from, which can cause a bit of confusion when it comes to choosing the one that best meets your needs and wants. For this reason, we decided to undertake the task of researching the top 5 eReaders on the market (read below).

The Top 5 eReaders on the Market

NOOK GlowLight

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This device is one of Barnes & Noble’s best reading experiences yet. It has more optimized fonts and crisper text than past models. Its innovative E Ink display will make you think how you lived so many years without it. This eReader lets you find anything that you are looking for, at a rapid pace. With this device, you’ll be able to obtain immediate access to op lists, curated collections, and recommendations from Barnes and Noble’s experts. In addition, you’ll be able to choose from over three million book titles that are available on the Nook Store. This eReader’s notable features are its weight of 6.2 ounces, eye-appealing shell design, perfect lit pages, free cloud storage, book lending features, book borrowing features, parental controls, ad free experience, and many other things as well. Since there are a handful of discounts going on Amazon right now, this is the perfect time to purchase this unit, as you can save a lot of your hard earned money.

Check It Out on Amazon!

NOOK Simple Touch

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Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch eReader is ultra-portable, ultra-light, has an easy to manage 6 inch touchscreen, provides clear reading, and has one of the longest battery lives that you will find in an eReader, as you can read as much as you want for two months straight by just charging it one time. How great is that? With this eReader, you can have access to over 2 million titles, which include newspapers, magazines, and books, of course. Don’t have money to splurge on reading material? Don’t worry! Believe it or not, a lot of titles are completely free to attain. On this device, you’ll be able to easily highlight passages, look up any word that you want, adjust font size, and may other things as well. The NOOK Simple Touch model features the latest E Ink Pearl technology; therefore, you can assure that your reading experience will be top-notch every time you opt to utilize it.

Check it out here on Amazon.

Kindle 6″

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When you want nothing but simplicity, the compact Kindle 6″ is your best bet. What makes this eReader prominent on the market is its touchscreen display, as it reads like real paper. Even if you are in bright sunlight, there will be no screen glares. It includes exclusive features such as Word Wise, Vocabulary Builder, Kindle FreeTime, Goodreads integration, and many other fantastic features. This eReader is lighter than a paperback and is able to hold thousands of your favorite books. In addition, pages can turn 20% faster than with other models, has a battery that can last a couple of weeks, can download books in less than 60 seconds, and has a grand book selection titles that cost less than $4.99 USD. It is a pretty compact eReader to handle; therefore, it is perfect for those individuals who are always on the go and for people don’t like to handle devices that are heavy.

Check it out on Amazon!

Kindle Voyage

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This particular eReader is the next generation of paper-white display. It contains reimagined page turns, new adaptive front light, highest contrast, highest-resolution, and Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi + free 3G. This eReader is designed for those individuals who love reading. It is the thinnest Kindle ever! Its 300 ppi display reads more like a printed page, and its battery is able to last for weeks. This device is just 7.6mm; therefore, it is easy to hold in one hand for reading sessions that are long. In addition, this eReader lets you look up definitions instantly, share library with family, squeeze in that last chapter, share with friends on Goodreads, expanded x-ray for books, enhances your vocabulary, adjust your text size, learn more about a book before you read it, in-line footnotes, adjust your text size, and even lets you translate passages, instantly. This device is available for pre-order, as it will be officially released on October 21st.

Check it out on Amazon

 

Kindle Paperwhite

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This device is the second generation of the popular Kindle Paperwhite. This eReader contains a handful of wonderful features that are being the talk of the town for their innovation such as better response to touch input, no usage restrictions, improved LED illumination, E Ink Carta display technology, processors that are 25% faster to allow pages to turn at rapid pace, and many other unique features that can only be found on this eReader. It is the perfect high-tech model for individuals who are always multitasking and on the go, as they can browse through the content of any book in a matter of a couple of seconds. It is quite easy to use! It has Kindle Unlimited integrated into it so that you can read as much as you desire. You’ll be able to choose from over 600,000 tiles and numbers of audiobook, which will keep you entertained for life.

Check it out on Amazon!

Bottom line, an eReader has one advantage over a standard Android tablet for people who really want the main purpose to read digital books and that is the absolutely stunning white paper like background which allows them to read in full sunlight which is almost impossible to do with Android tablet LCD screens.

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