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What things to consider when purchasing an action camera

The action camera has become an insanely popular product over the last couple of years as they have become more and more affordable for the general public. Originally the action camera was several hundred euro and upwards for even the most basic camera but like most technology after it has been around for a couple of years the price has slowly come down and you can even get action cameras for under £150 now that are pretty good. We would like to help you select the right action camera for your needs so we have put together some of the most important things to look at before buying an action camera.

There are generally two different markets that are looking to get an action camera. One of the most popular markets are travelers who want to document their travels and make videos to put on popular social media websites such as Facebook and Instagram. Another market is of course the extreme sports market which include people who skydive, ski, surf and a number of other crazy extreme sports that are certainly worth documenting.

  1. User Friendliness is a very important aspect when researching your action camera. Most people just want it for general use so user friendliness has got to be a priority. Of course if you are more serious into your filming this may not be an issue for you.
  2. Camera quality is another important aspect. Is the camera 4K or at least high definition and if so how many megapixels is it.
  3. Shooting modes is another important thing to research. Most action cameras have the ability to shoot in slow motion, action picture and a number of other cool shooting modes.

So if you are searching for a good action camera keep these things in mind when you are doing your research.

 

When are you allowed to use Golf Range Finders?

Golf range finders have become so popular over the last few years that you might not realise up until recently they were not actually allowed to be used in certain competitions. The USGA which stands for the United States Golf Association had passed a rule to disallow the use of range finding devices to be used in Golf tournaments. This effected professional tournaments only as they then changed the rule to allow each local club to decide on whether or not they would allow the use of these devices in their local club competitions.

range finders golfingThe PGA do not allow golfers in turn to use these range finding devices in professional competitions which is why you will not see the likes of Rory McIlroy on the TV using such a device. Nor are they allowed to use the GPS watches that are also quite popular. However this is not to say that the professionals are not using these tools in practice. According to www.dekoproducts.co.uk you can be sure that they almost certainly are using these devices to help them measure distance and also confirm how correct there judgement of distance is without the use of these devices.

Of course if you are just a casual golfer these devices are fine to use and most clubs will have a rule sheet up on the day of competition in which if prohibited these devices will be mentioned. It is only a matter of time however that these will be allowed to be used everywhere as technology eventually will become so popular that everyone bar the pros will be using them.

So if you are looking to improve your golf game these are a great addition to your bag and only cost less than the price of a golf club so it is not breaking the bank.

The New Version of Android 7.1 Is Now Available For Your TV Box

android tv box 7.1Android 7.1 which has been named nougat is now finally here and we must say we are impressed by most of the updates but there is one huge issue which is facing android 7.1 and we must address this before we go any further. On the older versions of android such as 5.1 and even 4.4 there is a display setting in the “settings” menu where you can adjust resolution but more importantly you can manually fit the screen to your TV. This is something that android 7.1 was supposed to do automatically but why they did not decide to include the manual option seems to be a bit of a mystery. There appears to be no solution to this and it is causing major problems on older TV’s in particular.

If you are going to purchase an android TV box that has android 7.1 then make sure you buy from a good supplier who has good back up just in case the above issue does affect you. We always recommend https://www.androidtvboxes.ie/ when buying an android box as they have being around for over 3 years and are not some dodgy dealer that other sites who have come and go appear to be.

Apart from this major mishap everything else seems to be in order on android 7.1 and in general it seems to be a faster version of android but I do await the newer version of improve on this issue. We tested the android 7.1 on a T95Z Plus box which is a very good box and seems to have very issues. If you are using an older TV you might be better off with an android 6.0 TV box until this issue is fixed.

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What is the best Android Box in 2017?

An android TV box has the capability to stream content from the
internet to your television screen. The dedicated TV box will sit beneath the
television and you will be able to make the most of your investment. In
addition to the live entertainment, you can use the box to facilitate video
conferencing as well.
Kodi box and android TV boxes are available with various
configurations. The configuration varies as per the model. The processor,
memory and controls will have a remarkable impact on the performance of
the box. The Kodi media player can be installed in various kinds of
hardware and OS platforms and there will be high-level of internet
connectivity.
The same popular Android OS which runs on hundreds of thousands of
smartphones, tablets and other devices all over the world can be used to
play powerful content on your television. You should choose the TV box as
per the capability. If you go for a model loaded with the latest Android OS,
there will be great benefits.
The content can be played from your home network or any other local
network as well. The look and feel of the Android box varies with the skin
provided by various brands. The interface is simplified so that users will be
able to use the box very easily. For example, Netflix implements a very
simple interface so that new users will be able to explore its options quickly
without any difficulty. Some websites such as https://www.androidtvaustralia.com offer their own software with the android boxes.
There is a difference between Android TV and Android TV box. The content
is organized into one platform with the help of the Android TV. Even
though Android TV is powered by Android OS, it is not possible to run all
kinds of Android apps. With the help of the Android TV box, you will be
able to play content from the internet and from local networks as well.