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Recommended extended battery for Galaxy Note 2 (6,200mAh)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is a powerhouse of a phone and unlike some of its competitors (cough Apple iPhone, cough HTC One) it has a removable battery. That means users are free to install 3rd party batteries, including EXTENDED batteries! Over the past weeks I have been testing the Hyperion 6,200mAh extended battery on a U.S. Cellular SGN2. Performance/longevity have been excellent, I can leave bluetooth, GPS, wifi and cellular on all day with heavy usage (including music/movie playback and

Using a USB flash drive with a Samsung Galaxy Note 2

I was pleasantly surprised how easy it was to use my old USB flash drives with my new Galaxy Note 2. All that was required was a compatible micro USB OTG cable: After connecting, the drive was automatically mounted and I used the Samsung ‘My Files’ app to access the drive. Pretty easy and not bad for about $1.70! 🙂 BONUS: USB hubs are also reported to work, so it should be possible to connected multiple devices (like a thumbdrive and a

Any tablets with WiDi? Yes!

Q. Are there any tablets with wireless display (WiDi) capability available out there? A. Yes! While they are relatively uncommon, the main Windows tablet with WiDi that I know of is the Samsung series 7 tablet: Samsung Series 7 XE700T1A-A02US 11.6-Inch Slate (128GB SSD)http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006KYY1AU/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B006KYY1AU&linkCode=as2&tag=pixensity-20A lightweight slate computer with full PC capabilities running, the Samsung Series 7 Slate PC (model XE700T1A-A02US) offers all of the features of a full-sized laptop… There are plenty of Miracast capable tablets and phones out there

Work laptops for 2013

I recently dropped my Dell Latitude E6430. This was a pretty serious drop onto some pavement and while the laptop still works, it has a rather large dent in it. 🙁 I have had a few previous issues with the laptop, mainly software related (Intel wifi driver issues, occasional lockups) so with the new dent being the final straw, it is now time for a new laptop 😉 Here are a few I considered: (dimensions/weight courtesy of notebookcheck.net) E6530 35

Using PTV3000 with Samsung Galaxy S4 or Note 2

Here are the steps that I took to get my PTV3000 working with ‘AllShare Cast’ on my SGN2 and the SGS4: #1 Download the latest firmware for the PTV3000: (dl link) #2 Connect power and HDMI to the PTV3000 #3 Press the button on the side of the PTV3000 for 7 seconds #4 Connect to the ‘PushTV’ wifi network #5 Open http://192.168.3.1 in my web browser #6 Follow the web page prompts to upload new firmware #7 Wait for PTV3000

How to find the URL for AdSense ads

If you utilize the AdSense block URL feature, you may need the URL of specific ads. This can be a bit tricky with graphical adsense ads as they generally do not visibly list the URL! 🙁 Thankfully, the solution is pretty easy 🙂 Right click on the ad Choose ‘Copy link URL’ Paste the resulting URL into your favorite text editor Amidst all the text, look for a valid URL… voila, that is the particular ad URL that you are looking

Recommended Amazon Seller: Hyperion Electronics 5/5 stars

I am writing this to highlight the exceptional customer support that I received from Hyperion Electronics, I truly rate them 5/5 stars and they have exceeded my expectations. To learn why I am so happy with their customer support, please continue reading… 🙂 Ordering a case and cover I recently ordered an extended battery for my Samsung Galaxy Note 2. I was happy to order from Hyperion via Amazon because I had good luck with a Hyperion extended battery on my

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