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Setting up Sound Blaster Evo Zx





We have already written about supercharged headset Sound Blaster Evo Zx. One of the most visible difference between Evo Zx and other headphones is extraordinary sound quality thanks to many hi-tech technologies. In particular Evo Zx has an internal sound processor SB-Axx1. Today we will take a close look at this processor's power and possible setting.

For iOS operating system Creative made a special app called Sound Blaster Central. When you first connect Evo Zx to an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, the intelligent headset analyzes if Sound Blaster application is installed. If no special app is found you'll get a message advising you to install the software from the Apple App Store.


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Apple is Working on New Methods of Charging its iPhones, iPods and iWatch



According to the latest New York Times report, the company from Cupertino is currently working on new methods of charging its iPhones, iPods and the widely rumored iWatch. This methods, if to believe Apple’s former employee, include solar and wireless charging.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Monday, February 3rd, 2014. 17:23

Apple Has Become Leader of the U.S. Smartphone Market... Again



The company from Cupertino is again the leader of the U.S. smartphone market, CIRP reports. Back in Q3 2013, Samsung was a leader with 38% share and Apple was falling behind with 34%. As we can see now, thanks to the new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5C releases, the guys from Cupertino managed to regain leadership. Take a look at the picture below.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Saturday, February 1st, 2014. 20:09

Apple to Release New Gadgets with Sapphire Glass Solar Power Panel - Rumors



According to the recent rumors, the company from Cupertino is seriously thinking about embedding its would-be gadgets - smartphones, tablets, laptops etc. - with sapphire solar power panels. One year ago, Apple filed a patent for integrated touch sensor and solar assembly. Moreover, there’s another Apple’s patent granted just a couple of days ago - the one that describes a new MacBook with a touch sensitive panel on a lid capable of capturing solar energy.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Thursday, January 30th, 2014. 0:03

Creative Hitz MA2600 review



After purchasing a music player, smartphone or tablet many users think of buying new headphones to replace original ones. Indeed some people just want a better sound quality and user experience, others search for a replacement of already broken ones. We have been able to take a look at Hitz MA2600 headphones from Creative.

First impression always starts from the process of unpackaging the box. Hitz MA2600 looks great, at first sight one can tell that these headphones are very well made. The design is bright and modern. These on ear type headphones have professionally-tuned 40mm neodymium drivers that must deliver excellent sound. There is also a microphone, so Hitz MA2600 can be used to make calls as well. Two options for color - black and white. Official web page positions Hitz MA2600 as a premium headset for music and calls. We are sure it is also good for movies and games.


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80% of Apple Devices are Currently Using iOS 7



According to the recently updated App Store support page for developers, iOS 7 is now running on at least 80% of smartphones and tablets, which have access to the App Store. What that means is that the seventh version of the Apple’s mobile operating system shows the highest level of adoption, even though at first many users refused to upgrade to it saying the new design was ugly and inconvenient.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014. 21:07

MegaFon Signs a Deal with Apple to Sell iPhones in Russia



According to the latest rumors, one of the Russia’s largest carriers, MegaFon, has signed a three-year contract with Apple. What that means is that MegaFon will soon start selling iPhones in its retail stores all over the country making the handsets available for as many as 143 million people.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Monday, January 27th, 2014. 20:37

Apple Finalizes iPhone 6 Design - Rumor



Looks like Apple has finally finalized the design of its iPhone 6 that is expected to be released this year. It will get a 4.8-inch display and 802.11ac Wi-Fi connectivity. At least this is what one of the Wall Street experts claims. I must say that such predictions seem to be quite plausible.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014. 19:59

iPhone 5s Users Seem to be ‘Hungriest’ Data Consumers



According to the study that was recently conducted by a research firm JDSU, iPhone 5s users seem to be the ‘hungriest’ data consumers if compared to owners of nearly 150 other devices in both developed and developing markets across the world. This is a huge improvement, especially if to compare the amount of data downloaded by iPhone 5, 5s and 5c owners to the results of iPhone 3G several years ago.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014. 19:55

Samsung Galaxy S5 to Feature Fingerprint Sensor - Rumor



According to the latest rumors, Samsung is planning to include a fingerprint scanner in its Galaxy S5. Looks like the South Korean company has decided to copy each handset produced by Apple, don’t you think so?


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014. 17:19

Top 10 Stories of the Week



Looks like it’s Sunday again and that means I have to make a short review of the most interesting events of these days for people who don’t have enough time to read each post we publish during the week.


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Tim Cook Says 'Great Things' are Coming When Asked about iPhone 6



Apple CEO Tim Cook on Friday visited one of the China Mobile stores for the launch of iPhone 5s on this carrier. Apart from announcing the iPhone availability on contract with China Mobile, Cook autographed a couple of smartphones for lucky customers.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Saturday, January 18th, 2014. 17:52

42% of Smartphone Users in the USA Own iPhone



According to a research firm NDP, more than 40% of all smartphone users in the USA own an iPhone. This is a significant improvement from Q4 2012 figure, which was 35%. Samsung’s Android devices become more and more popular, so the South Korean manufacturer comes on its usual second place. As to the other companies, namely, Motorola, LG, HTC and Blackberry, their share on the market continues to drop.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Friday, January 17th, 2014. 20:28

Thieves Steal Apple Products From Moving Truck



A group of thieves in Germany in a rather strange way attempted to rob a truck full of iPhones, iPads, iPods and other products. Why strange? Well, the truck was moving at the moment of robbery.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Friday, January 17th, 2014. 2:02

TSMC to Produce Fingerprint Sensors for iPhone 6



According to the latest rumors, Apple’s iPhone 6 will be equipped with a fingerprint sensor - similar to one found in the iPhone 5s. Such sensors will be manufactured by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014. 23:15