Having a computer is not enough. If you want to live the high tech, easy lifestyle you are after you must dress it up with adequate accessories and software to enhance its functionality and utility. It is like finding the right belt and pair of shoes to jazz up the smart new outfit that you are wearing. In a similar vein, a computer can be enhanced with certain features that make it even more useful and wide ranging in terms of its specs and certain applications. Here are some handy little inventions that can make life so much more easier for you, and your computer.
First comes the Tornado. This makes an incredibly monotonous task quite a lot more manageable. If you are looking to transfer all your files from an old computer to the new one that you have just bought, then be prepared for a long, boring and tedious day ahead of you. The Tornado gadget can however ease the pain a little bit. Plug the Tornado into the USB ports of both the computers. It displays the contents of both the terminals. Then do the drag-and-drop procedure of transferring folders and even directories from one machine to the other. It is speedier than most other options out there and also has cables that are four feet long. It is compatible with Windows XP and Windows Vista.
If you are having a tough time trying to convert one video file into another of a different format, then the Elgato Turbo.264.HD is the best little gadget available on the market for you. This is a video convertor that comes in the form of a USB device. You can plug it into your computer and it will detect all the AVCHD camcorders that are there. Then you go the drag and drop way and get high quality or HD resolution videos. There is also some included software which you can use for editing the videos and giving them an added touch.
Then comes the famous CubeCheater, which is an iPhone application. This is one of the truly crazy mobile phone applications that have been present in recent history. For all people that obsess over Rubik’s cubes, this application solves the Rubik’s cube on your iPhone using the camera. Photos are taken of each side of the Rubik’s Cube, then the software matches the color on each side and finally it solves the puzzle. And not only that. It will take you through a step by step routine as to how the entire mystery of the cube was solved. No wonder the iPhone is seen as the most versatile and time consuming gadget on the market.
Speaking of the iPhone, with all of its power it still has a certain weak link, as all things perfect seem to have in mythology. The one major flaw that the phone seems to have is the fact that it lacks the features to do a simple copy paste! Thus, it is time for you to stop grumbling as there is light on the horizon. There is anapplication called the Magic Pad which comes at a price of $3.99. This is a brand new application that simply and easily allows the user to copy and paste text within notes. Simple, brief, but quite necessary for quite a few functions.