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Hotel TV remote loaded with germs! Use Smartphone or iPad instead

Did you know that the average hotel TV remote is filthy. In fact, the remote control in a typical hotel room is considered dirtier than the toilet, sink handles, door handles, and even the infamous bedspread, according to Dr. Charles Gerba in the environmental microbiology department at the University of Arizona. In addition to containing unpleasant remnants of urine, semen or feces, TV remote controls can also play host to a number of cold viruses and other germs. Why not use your mobile device instead?

Ultrathin Razr..A Motorola comeback?

In the beginning there was the Motorola RAZR an iconic 2004 era  line of flip phones that became one of the best selling phones in the world pre-iPhone. Needless to say, the original Motorola RAZR V3 enjoyed great success and gave Motorola a big name in the wireless industry for a number of years. Over the RAZR’s four-year run, Motorola sold more than 130 million units. Unfortunately Motorola didn’t keep up with rapidly changing technology and industry watchers wondered it Motorola would ever regain the strong foothold it had in the wireless market.

Gadgets galore at CES 2012

The consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is a wonderland of gadgets and gizmos..Most of the attention goes to the mainstream stuff..TVs, Smartphones, Tablets etc. But, tucked away in the corners are some wonderful little gadgets that count on CES for their 15 minutes of fame. Sphero is really cute little gadget available to order either from Amazon or Sphero’s website for $129. Basically, Sphero is a robotic ball that works via Bluetooth, and you control it using your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Tilt, touch or swing your device and engage in a mixed reality experience as you use the various game apps that come with Sphero to play both in the virtual and real worlds. You can even use your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to change Sphero’s colour. Sphero will run for about an hour at full speed on a charge..recharge takes about three hours.