Archive for February, 2011


Are Hybrid Rayovac Rechargeable Batteries Really “Hybrid?”

Rayovac is making a pitch for the rechargeable batteries market with their Hybrid Rechargeable Batteries in Canada. Find out what makes these rechargeable batteries “hybrids,” and when they might reach Australia.

The term “hybrid” has become a buzz word in the world today — especially when it comes to energy. Nearly every top automobile manufacturer now features at least one hybrid car model, which utilises a combination petrol and rechargeable battery power plant to getting you to where you want to go. These engines are of course referred to as “hybrids,” since they are somewhere between a traditional combustible engine and a next-generation electric motor.

And to be perfectly honest, auto manufacturers’ main reason for employing hybrid technology is monetary. People around the world are looking for new, renewable means of energy and transportation that is both cost-effective and good for the environment — and they’re willing to pay a premium for this type of technology. In this way, anything that has the “hybrid” tag can rake it the profits. (No wonder eco-friendly technology is called “green” technology.)

Now, Rayovac is looking to cash in on the hybrid buzz word with their Hybrid Rechargeable Batteries. But the question is, what makes these batteries “hybrid?”

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Rumoured High Capacity iPhone 5 Means iPhone FM Transmitters Will Be More Popular Than Ever

iphone 5 fm transmitter 1Rumours of a 64 GB storage capacity on the iPhone 5 has music lovers abuzz. But if the iPhone 5 is poised to have iPod-like media storage, users will be looking for new ways to play their music in the car.

When it comes to smartphones, the iPhone can do it all: voice and video, e-mail, surfing the web, games, and music. However, when it comes to storage, the iPhone’s capacity has always been markedly lower than the iPod. While the iPod features 64 GB of memory, the iPhone has never managed more than a 32 GB option. While this hasn’t been a problem for some people, other hardcore music and video lovers have found the iPhone’s storage capacity to be inadequate.

But all of that may change with the iPhone 5.

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What HDMI Do You Need? Get The Facts Here!

hdmi cable

There is a common misconception that all HDMI cables are created equal. This is not true. As digital media players, such as DVD, Blu-Ray, and Digital Cable improve, as well as the display features of television, the cables that connect them together have had to improve as well. While every iteration of the HDMI plugs may look the same and fit into the same outlet, they are vastly different depending on the media they are plugged into.

To avoid paying for a cable you do not need, or buying something inferior, here are some helpful guidelines to choosing the perfect HDMI for your home theatre system.

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