Category Archive for "Technology"

What Are Lightning Cans Smart Headphones?

November 30, 2017

Smart headphones are connected headphones that utilize new tech to bring you new and innovative features not possible with traditional, analog headphone types. This includes integrating DAC and amps directly in the headphones like Audeze does with their Sine headphones and CIPHER lightning cable. It includes the Scosche lightning adapter for Bose headphones. It also includes things like dedicated equalizer apps so users can fine tune their music directly and digitally on their smartphones. Additionally, some smart headphones feature active noise cancelling without the need of external battery packs, and of course, process calls with built in microphones.

The future for smart headphones is really endless as other tech like gyroscopes and GPS can be integrated to make them truly smartphones for the ears, navigating users from place to place all the while soothing them in the highest fidelity music they’ve ever had the privilege to hear while on the move.

Ever since the dropping of the Lightning Cans headphone jack forced makers to embrace lightning connector types, the evolution of smart headphones has progresses slowly, with new model after new model featuring one or two cool features

Now though with the Lightning Cans Rayz Plus, Pioneer has jumped onto the scene with perhaps the most advanced smart headphones to date

It’s no secret this website and its editors absolutely HATE dongles.

We also aren’t big fans of Bluetooth which Apple is seemingly trying to shove down everyone’s throats. Sure, it is useful for a specific type of user, and can be made “smart” as well like Libra tone did with their smart Q Adapt on-ears, but the real excitement lays in lightning cable tech. (Libra tone also makes a pair of smart cabled lightning ear buds as well which we’d take any day over the on-ears.) The advantages of lightning cables are multiple and convincing. Here is an article we wrote about the sound superiority of lightning cable headphones compared to Bluetooth.  That’s why huge names like Shore are making lighting cable options for their headphones, and companies are making their flagship audiophile-quality headsets lightning cable connected and NOT Bluetooth, like the Bowers & Wilkins P9 Signature.  So, by making a lightning cable set of smart ear buds, Pioneer is joining a truly elite, forward thinking network of audio enthusiasts not afraid to embrace tech in its “cabled” form


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Drone addicts and Their Key Functions

September 27, 2017

Modern high-tech drones or aerial flying machines are equipped with so many useful and amazing features that a person is left spellbound. They come with a mobile app or software application that allows a user to easily control their various functions and also make use of certain tools that make the overall experience more enjoyable, fruitful, and productive. Depending on the main function these machines perform, specific types have also been manufactured so that those who want them to achieve a particular purpose can make use of them. The benefit of these drones is that the person using it only has to learn a few specific functions to use them to his/her advantage. One such type of a drone is known as a ” drone addicts “. This drone is capable of providing you with real-time data of the land where your business practices are being carried out in order to inspect, analyze and execute. You can fly through the map created by your drone using the software in order to make certain business decisions. A mapping drone along with its software application offers a three-step process, which is fully automated to achieve the objective of mapping conveniently. These steps are named as: plan, fly and process. Using the platform you are able to choose the area that you wish to map and the drone automatically calculates its flight path to cover that area. There is a software program on board that captures just the right photos and also attaches a tag with each photo stating exactly where it was taken. Txhe drone comes equipped with a post-processing software application that collects all the photos captured by the drone and then creates high-resolution maps depending on how high the drone was able to fly. There is an option of zooming in so that you can see clearly everything from large aerial views to highly zoomed-in small objects and details. The flight plans can be saved in the computer so that you can repeat them at a later time easily and without having to spend time on new flight planning. All these are very powerful features and they are developed especially for mapping drones designed for this purpose.

Benefits of drone addicts:

The latest standard in drone mapping, 3DR offers a horde of attractive features that make their applications even more well-defined. The benefits include;

  • Accurate resolution – Extra high resolution of automatically created maps allows the users to zoom in to minute details in order to clearly see what’s going on
  • Auto-pilot – Image acquisition is achieved through auto-pilot, which means the flight is fully autonomous and the drone is able to make intelligent decisions based on the flight plan
  • Automated workflow drone addicts – The drone is not just able to take-off and land on its own, it is also able to capture images, tag them and then post-process the data collected to create meaningful results
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Online Movie – Game Rentals Vs The Corner Rental Store

January 1, 2016

Renting your movies and games online has become so inexpensive and convenient, that the traditional corner rental stores will soon become extinct. All one must do is to perform a simple cost comparison, evaluating the time and money it takes to rent movies and games at the corner store vs. renting your movies and games at a Download Now site such as Netflix or GameFly.

The Movie & Game Rental Store

To rent movies and games at the corner rental store, you must:

  • Drive to and from the store.
  • Scan the aisles for your particular movie or game.
  • Wait in line to pay for your rentals.
  • Get the movies/games back on time to avoid late fees.

Now, let’s examine the cost of the above steps:

  • Drive to and from the store ($1.00 – $2.00).
  • Browse store for your selection (10 – 40 minutes).
  • Rent your movies and games (average 2 per visit, $6.00).
  • Wait in line to pay for your rentals (2 – 10 minutes).

So, with the above steps, for two movie/game rentals, you’re looking at an investment of $7.00 – $8.00 (or more) while spending from 12 – 50 minutes making your selection and checking out. Do this just 2 – 3 times per month and you’re looking at spending $21.00 – $24.00 while wasting 48 – 200 minutes. Make just one trip a week to the rental store and you’re looking at about $30.00/month – not including late fees. If you’re rentals are late, add on another $1 per rental, per day. Ouch! That adds up fast.

Renting Your Movies & Games Online

All online movie and game rental sites offer a diverse selection of plans to fit almost any budget. With the premium plans at an online movie rental site, you’ll be spending approximately $15.00 – $18.00 for unlimited movie rentals, with three movies out at a time. That is, you can rent three movies, watch them, and return them (via pre-paid mail) as many times as possible within the course of a month. No driving to the rental store, no spending several minutes wandering the aisles searching for your selections, and no waiting in line. But, best of all, NO LATE FEES! Keep the movies as long as you like and you won’t be charged a penny.

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