If you are climbing out of winter hibernation and getting ready to give your home that much needed spring cleaning, you just might want to do the same with your tech! We rely so much on our digital life, so it’s the perfect time to back-up and protect your data, clean up your tech items or replace them with the latest gadgets or upgrades!
Emmy-Award winning tech expert Brett Larson has 5 of his favorite “Killer Apps” for your tech spring cleaning 2013!
If your computer needs replacing, then Dell’s latest release might be your ticket! The Dell XPS 18 All in One is the latest in Dell’s expanding portfolio of touch-enabled products for consumers. It is portable and versatile, seamlessly converting from an entertainment hub to productivity tool, making sharing experiences with the family easy and fun.
XPS 18 Portable All in One
Dell’s XPS 18, the world’s thinnest and most portable All-in-One PC for productivity and entertainment, has a sleek, space-saving, versatile design and large, Full HD touch screen.
With a starting weight of 4.87 pounds, it redefines the desktop, enabling consumers to easily move it from room to room whether they are watching movies, playing games with the family, viewing recipes in the kitchen or creating a presentation in the home office.
The Dell XPS 18 has a built-in battery with 5 hours of run-time and comes with two stand options for flexibility in use.
The XPS 18 starts at $899.99.
Dell XPS 18 All in One will be available on Dell.com in the US and in select countries in Europe in mid-April.
Visit www.dell.com/xps18 to learn more.
With smart devices getting smarter, make sure you’re getting your device performing at its best!
Qualcomm Snapdragon Processor
Battery life and performance are significant pain points for mobile users and rank among the chief complaints people have with their mobile devices. What many consumers don’t know, however, is that the processor inside their mobile device can improve performance and keep them connected longer.
Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors are at the heart of more than 770 mobile devices and provide seamless app switching, high-speed Web browsing, email connectivity, GPS, multimedia, console-quality gaming, social networking and 4G/LTE connectivity.
With a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, the latest version of Android, and the latest Google apps – the Nexus 4 puts the best of Google in the palm of your hand.
The Google Nexus 4 sells for $299, unlocked and free of contract. Like all Qualcomm Snapdragon-enabled mobile devices, the Google Nexus 4 can be purchased online.
Visit www.snapdragon.com for more information.
Anyone who uses the Internet…whether you have a PC, laptop, smartphone, tablet or use all of them… listen up!
Norton 360 Multi-Device
Norton 360 Multi-Device combines powerful PC, Mac® and mobile device protection into a single, straightforward solution so you can safely surf, shop, share and socialize online, no matter which device you use. It protects against viruses, unsafe websites, and other threats. It backs up files stored on your PC, lets you remotely lock and locate a lost or stolen mobile device and even erases the “Stuff” on it to ensure your private information stays private. Cloud-based management brings it all together, letting you easily control protection for your various devices from one convenient place on the Web.
$99 a year for up to 5 devices.
Visit http://us.norton.com/ for more information.
Capturing your next memory can make you feel like a movie star…literally!
Sony HDR-PJ380V High-Definition Projector Handycam®
Taking its ultimate theater experience to the next level, Sony’s Handycam® camcorders with built-in video projectors capture full HD video along with 8.9 megapixel photos. The compact, LED-based projector built into the flip-out LCD panel can project video and images up to 100” diagonal onto any flat surface with upgraded resolution for an even clearer, sharper picture. The PJ380 now adds an external HDMI input that even lets users project content from compatible smartphones, tablets or PCs – movies, slideshows, web pages, games, etc. It also offers a high sensitivity microphone, advanced audio, and comes in three colors – black, red and white.
Available now at http://store.sony.com, Sony retail stores and other authorized retailers nationwide.
Priced at $599
Visit www.store.sony.com for more information
Like everything else, electronics get dirty too! That is why it is important to take special care and clean them with a product specially made for the job to avoid damaging your valuable electronics.
Windex® Electronics Wipes
Use the convenient, pre-moistened Windex® Electronics Wipes for a streak-free shine on all of your electronics. Windex® Electronics products work to safely clean electronics, getting rid of dust, dirt, and smudges, with no dull residue left behind. Use them on surfaces including but not limited to: TVs, laptops, computer screens, smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles, cameras, printers and keyboards.
The suggested retail price for Windex® Electronics Wipes is $4.99. For a limited time, go to coupons.com and receive $1.50 off any Windex® Electronics item (when you buy 2).
You can find Windex® Electronics Wipes at Target or Walmart in the cleaning aisle.
Visit www.Windex.com for more information.