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Watch Free TV on Android Devices

We all love to watch TV, whether it is sports, reality TV or high drama and now watching TV on an android device is possible.

iDTV allows free Live TV on Adroid

iDTV allows free Live TV on Adroid

Watching TV on an ipad or iphone has been available for a while and now  support for Android devices is also available.
The iDTV S for Android devices works much the same as for the ipad and iphone version but with the micro USB port connector, and like the iOS version there is no streaming of TV over a mobile network,  no internet connection, no wifi connection required and most importantly no data usage on your mobile plan.
Unlike other mobile TV products, this has a very simple set up.   Download the free Android APP which supports the iDTV S and provides an easy to use interface for watching, scrolling thru channels and recording your favourite shows all whilst on the go.    Once connected users can tune into Standard definition Australian TV channels which is done automatically when the app is first launched.

Of course like any Free to Air TV, users must be in a good DVB-T reception area.   We tested a number of Android Handsets, Samsung S3 and S4 and Note 2 and received great coverage outdoors.   The iDTV S also works on HTC One X , Plus and the Sony Xperia viewing was outstanding.  Some of the Android tablets as are great to use the Idtv S with, of course check the specs to see if your device is compatible.

Live TV on Note 2

Live TV on Note 2

A couple of key features you must have on your Andriod device to ensure viewing include support for dual-core CPU and Neon support in the device , Android 4.0.3 (“Ice Cream Sandwich”) or later and the android device must also support USB OTB.  Of course you will need DTT / Freeview  / DVB-T coverage
Head on over to http://www.mrmobile.net.au to read more

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Solar Charger: Energizer SP1001

Energizer SP1001 Charges Wherever there is Sun!

SP1001 Charges Wherever there is Sun!

Do you go bush walking, camping, riding or just enjoy being away from an electrical socket? Even enjoying the great outdoors, we still need to keep our devices charged and ready to use. Now you can do that without the convenience of a power socket.

The SP1001 Portable Solar Charger is a great backup battery for you micro USB, smartphone, or mobile device. The lightweight, but durable compact size is designed for outdoor use and includes a convenient carabiner clip for easy positioning or carrying around.

  • Efficient Charge smart solar panel technology maximizes the sun’s energy
  • Durable Designed for outdoor use, is weatherproof, dust-proof and heat resistant
  • Easy to Carry Lightweight and low profile – position or hang it with the caribineer clip included.
  • Rechargeable Can be used again and again

The 1000mAh Lithium Polymer internal battery is a great backup battery for your micro USB powered smartphone, iPhone or similar device. Lighweight and durable the SP1001 features charge smart solar panel technology maximising the sun’s energy.

Get yours now!

1st Day of Christmas – iStylus

1st Day of Christmas

1st Day of Christmas - iStylus

Today we are launching the 6 Days of Christmas for great ideas in the last 6 days you’ve got left to buy those tricky Christmas presents. Order before the 20th December and we’ll get it to you in time for gift giving day!

Order online and receive 15% off your purchase when you use the coupon code BLOG at checkout.

On the first day of Christmas, Steve brings us a funky stylus for your smartphone or touchscreen tablet. These are just great! Check out the demo.

Steve’s Favourite Thing: Smartphone Car Mount

Oprah's Favourite Things

Oprah's Favourite Things

You’ve heard of Oprah’s favourite things, well here is Steve’s favourite thing. This ingenious little invention is an in car smartphone holder…..that’s right – it holds all smartphones, not just one! Not only that, it plugs into your cigarette lighter and charges while you drive. No more messy cables, no more reaching for that phone……just plug this baby in and you’ll be hands free and fully charged.

Checkout the demo and order now to get in before Christmas!

Tip Connectors – Which one is right for me?

We’ve heard the cries….we’ve done the work for you. Here is a list of all the connector tips for tablets and which portable Energizer® Energi to Go® power pack is the right fit.  Should make buying the right one that much easier!

Brand  Model  Connector Required  Energizer® Energi to Go® Power Pack 
ACER Iconia Tab A100 AB23 XP 8000 or XP 18000
Iconia Tab A500 AB23 XP 8000 or XP 18000
Apple ipad PC 07 XP 4000, XP 4001,  XP 8000 and XP 18000
ipad 2 PC 07 XP 4000, XP 4001,  XP 8000 and XP 18000
ASUS EePC 121 slate AB23 XP 8000 or XP 18000
AMAZON Kindle DB03 XP 4000, XP 4001,  XP 8000 and XP 18000
Kindle 2 CB31 XP 4000, XP 4001,  XP 8000 and XP 18000
Kindle 3 CB31 XP 4000, XP 4001,  XP 8000 and XP 18000
ARCHOS Archos 5 NB02 XP 4000, XP 4001,  XP 8000 and XP 18000
CREATIVE ZIIO 7 DB03 XP 4000, XP 4001,  XP 8000 and XP 18000
DELL Streak 5 PC09 XP 4000, XP 4001,  XP 8000 and XP 18000
Streak 7 PC09 XP 4000, XP 4001,  XP 8000 and XP 18000
HUAWEI S7 DB04 XP 4000, XP 4001,  XP 8000 and XP 18000
Fujitsu Lifebook Wi12 cable XP 8000 or XP 18000
MOTOROLA XOOM NB11 XP 8000 or XP 18000
MSI Windpad 110W AB02 + Wi12 cable XP 8000 or XP 18000
SAMSUNG Galaxy tab PC09 XP 4000, XP 4001,  XP 8000 and XP 18000
Galaxy tab P1000 PC09 XP 4000, XP 4001,  XP 8000 and XP 18000
Galaxy Tab PT1000 PC09 XP 4000, XP 4001,  XP 8000 and XP 18000
SHARP Aoish AB23 + Wi12 cable XP 8000 or XP 18000
SONY ALL Models GB01 XP 4000, XP 4001,  XP 8000 and XP 18000
TOSHIBA AT100 AB02 XP 8000 or XP 18000
At300/24C AB02 XP 8000 or XP 18000