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Electronic Accessories

  • If you told Johannes Gutenberg, the inventor of the printing press, way back in 1436, that printers would, one day, print 3D objects using a highly moldable material, he would have thought you were crazy. But, as it turns out, we actually have such technologies available to us now - in the form of what we call 3D printers.3D printers don’t exactly use ink and paper. Instead, they use a feed of thermoplastic that gets melted and then molded into a shape of your choosing. The printer slowly builds up the shape of your 3D object, and once it’s done, you’ve basically made a virtual 3D concept into a physical object. Crazy stuff if you think about it.The best 3D printers in 2021 not only allow you to print 3D objects but also do so with precision and reliability. There are still a few problems with 3D printers, and while we have seen a few advancements in the industry, the technology’s still far from perfect. Regardless, 3D printers bring out endless possibilities for personal and business endeavors.So whether you’re looking to make a mock-up version of a product you’ve designed, or just want to print whatever you want for DIY projects, this list has four great printer options for you to choose from. Read on to find out more about these nifty devices in detail.
    January 14, 2022
  • Almost everything we use in our daily routines has an electronic input. Whether it's a flashlight, a toy, or your TV's remote control, all these devices require batteries to operate. And to make sure that these devices function properly and last longer, the batteries you put in them matter a lot. So, for your convenience, we've compiled a list of the best C batteries in 2022 and a buyer's guide so you make the right choice.C batteries may not be as popular as AA but they still play a significant part of our everyday lives. But as frequently as we use them, not all of us know how to buy the right ones. Remember: these batteries are used in some of your gadgets and electronics.
    October 27, 2021
  • AirPods have become a very trendy and an essential accessory for all iPhone users around the globe. These are the premium wireless earbuds from Apple. No headphone jack in many phones, like iPhones, means if you want to use buds you can only connect wirelessly for listening to music, watching videos, or making calls. Due to their unique design — such as the need to only pair them once with your phone — you will see people wearing them everywhere. But, you'll want to keep your beloved AirPods case in good condition. Using them often can easily lead to wear and tear, but you'll want protection against accidents too. Here, you will see a wide variety of the best AirPod cases in 2021 so you can buy one for yourself.People buy AirPods cases to keep them safe and prevent misplacing them. To purchase such covers for your own device, below are some of the good options you can try:
    October 08, 2021
  • Gaming technology has come a long way since the early days of the Atari and NES. Everywhere you look, new products with mind-boggling specs are being released. The latest trend in the market is VR headsets. Plenty of companies have thrown their hat in the ring in a bid to appeal to a huge demographic of gamers who literally want to get lost in another world. As such, it was very easy to compile a list of the best VR headsets in 2022.With big names like Oculus and Valve trying their hand at this technology, it can be difficult to make a decision. Luckily, we are here to help. To help you make a decision on the best VR headsets in 2022 for your gaming requirements, we have collected a list of some of the most impressive pieces to hit shelves in the past year or so. We’ve also done you a favor and detailed the key points you need to consider before making your purchase. Would you like to know more? Check out the rest of the article below!
    August 06, 2021
  • Magnetic phone mounts are a practical solution to keep your phone at hand's reach with a nice viewing angle while driving. The best ones offer a flexible, sturdy structure that you can mount on any dashboard or air vent. Here are some of the best magnetic phone mounts for cars in 2022 for you to consider.
    August 04, 2021
  • When it's time to buy new batteries, there are plenty of choices out there. The way to decide which is the best option for you is to first consider what you need the batteries for, then examine what the battery is capable of doing. It all boils down to two choices; disposable or rechargeable. Simply put, disposable batteries are just that. You get a one-time use out of them and when they're drained of their power you throw them away. Rechargeables allow you to keep the cells and re-charge them repeatedly, saving time and money when it comes to the power source in your electronics. However, rechargeables aren't necessarily appropriate for every device or application.Disposable batteries are good for almost all devices, as long as you have the correct size for the application you're looking to power up. These come in two common types: alkaline and lithium. Alkaline is the most widely used as they have a slow self-discharge rate, they can be stored for a long time without any loss of charge (roughly about seven years), and are often used in low-drain devices such as radios, remote controls, and other devices that don't require constant use at high voltage. There are high-drain versions of alkaline batteries available as well that are intended for devices that require more juice more frequently. These "premium" alkaline batteries cost more but provide a charge that is similar to a lithium battery. Lithium batteries last longer, can be stored longer, weigh less than a regular battery, and provide nearly double or triple the power capacity of a standard alkaline battery. They also perform well in extreme temperatures. But they all have one thing in common at their very basic purpose— when they've been drained, you throw them away.Rechargeable batteries are cells that you can recharge when they're out of juice. Slip them into any charger and after a short period of time, they're ready for use all over again. They are usually more expensive than disposables, but you save money in the long run since you only buy them once. You can find them in three different types: nickel-cadmium, nickel-metal hydride, and lithium-ion (not to be confused with the lithium disposables above). Depending upon which type you choose, some have low self-discharge rates, where the battery maintains its charge for an extended period of time, and others have higher rates, in which the battery does the exact opposite. No matter which type you choose, rechargeable batteries are often recommended for high-drain devices that require constant power and at large volumes. The reason is easy to understand— rechargeables can be recharged and replaced quickly and easily and without additional costs beyond the price of electricity from an outlet. To go out and keep buying disposables for a device that needs such a power load would probably get more expensive than paying a one-time cost for a set of rechargeables and a charger.No matter what you need them for, we have a list of the best batteries in 2022 for any of your electronics. We've also included a buyer's guide below to help you make an informed decision.
    October 28, 2014
  • Alarm clocks now come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Some are better suited for some consumers than others, but the premise is still the same: a small device that tells time and sounds an alarm at a pre-determined time and date. But nowadays, you have an entire spectrum of possibilities out there when it's time to choose one for your needs. The vast majority of alarm clocks these days are usually electronic and fully digital. Sure, you can still find the analog types with the round face and bells up top, but even those have some electronic components, such as a lit-up face. Most alarm clocks use bright, lit-up digital displays that are either LCD or LED and come with brightness dimmers. Many of these clocks have dual alarm capability, making them great for setting two alarm schedules for your different weekday or weekend plans. There are also alarm clocks that also feature music or various sounds. Clock radios have been around for decades, but with the advent of satellite radio and technologies such as iPods and MP3 players, your only option isn't just AM/FM radio anymore (though most still have it to some degree). Alarm clock docks allow you to use personal music devices to listen to your songs or even wake up to them in the mornings, instead of loud buzzers or digital alarms. Some of the newest models may even allow you to stream music from your phone via Bluetooth. Heavy sleepers need not worry about sleeping through their alarms anymore either. Many major manufacturers offer clocks that sound off extremely loud alarms that can wake anyone. Or, if loud sounds don't work, sunrise alarm clocks use light to gradually wake you up, just like a sunny morning might. Alarm clocks can range in price and convenience, from the most basic to those with endless exotic features and designs. With so many types of alarm clocks to choose from, you may just find the one you need among the following list of the best alarm clocks in 2022 below.
    August 26, 2013
  • Of all the things we use in our daily lives, we don't give a heck of a lot of thought to the batteries that power some of our most crucial electronics. Remote controls, camera equipment, alarm clocks are all powered by simple batteries that we don't give a second thought to until they're out of juice. Then you're stuck with a dead device and you're scrambling to find a new battery to replace it. But with a battery tester, you'll know how much power is left in any size cell that you use most often before it dies out on you. They're pretty straight-forward little units that can meter the amount of power in almost any size battery and tell you when it's time for replacement in just seconds. All you need to do is touch a contact to both ends of the battery and instantly read the level of potency on the gauge. It's that easy. The best battery testers in 2022 on our list have been chosen based on factors such as functionality, ease of use, types of batteries that can be tested, portability, and price.
    June 24, 2013