Find your phone and your keys with Orbit

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You know that feeling when the weekend has ended and you wake up bleary eyed on a Monday morning after snoozing your alarm five times? Tired and slightly irritable, you reluctantly drag yourself out of bed, put on some clothes and get ready to head out the door. But just as you’re about to leave for work/college, panic ensues. You’ve lost your phone AND your keys and you’re already running late.

Well, thanks to the Orbit Bluetooth device, your days of losing your personal valuables are about to become a thing of the past.

Crafted in anodised aluminium, Orbit is a clever little device that attaches to your phone, keys and other personal items.  Orbit works  in conjunction with a free app to make sure that you never misplace your valuables again.

Find your keys with your phone. With a press of a button on the app, it will ring your orbit.

Find your phone with your keys. With a press of a button on your orbit, it will ring your phone.

Take a selfie. The orbit device also functions as a camera remote for your phone.* Works only in camera feature built into the app.

Product Features:

  • Last seen location shown on a map
  • Orbit is splashproof and also features a Separation Alarm
  • Built-in 90db loudspeaker
  • Battery life up to 6 months
  • Free app on Google Play and the App Store

Don’t get caught in a fluster again. Orbit is available now in black, silver and rose gold from our website.

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5 Reasons Why You Need a Joby Gorillapod…

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In 2006,  Joby launched the Gorillapod tripod after recognising a consumer need for new and creative ways to capture photos.

Fast forward ten years and the Gorillapod continues to be one of the most popular tripods for photo enthusiasts around the world.

Here’s 5 reasons why you need to get yourself a Gorillapod:

Different angles and new perspectives

The Gorillapod’s trademark wraparound legs are definitely the product’s unique selling point and the main reason why people continue to buy it today. Flexible wraparound legs mean that the Gorillapod can be easily wrapped around poles, fences and trees, allowing you, the photographer to capture high quality photos from a variety of angles and perspectives.

Convenience

Joby’s Gorillapods are incredibly lightweight, and they also come in a range of models and sizes so you’re guaranteed to find one that fits your smartphone and your camera. Choose from the Joby Gorillapod Action Tripod, Joby Gorillapod GPod Mini Magnetic, Joby Gorillapod SLR Zoom, Joby Griptight Gorillapod Video, Joby Griptight Gorillapod Magnetic and more…

Compact Size

Unlike standard photo tripods that tend to be large and bulky, the Joby Gorillapod tripod is both small and compact, allowing it to be easily carried around in a bag a suitcase. This is ideal for photographers who love to travel or are always on the go!

Stability

What it lacks in size, it makes up for in design.  Every one of Joby’s Gorillapods features unique rubber grips at the base. These have been specifically designed to ensure that your phone or camera stay firmly in place throughout use.

Competitive Price

Another great thing about Joby’s Gorillapods is their competitive pricing which means that you don’t have to worry about being strapped for cash. Prices on our website range from €14.99-€65.99 so you’re bound to find something to suit your budget. And the money that you do save, why not put it towards a new camera?

The Joby Gorillapod is available to order now from our website.

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Presenting Urban Armor Gear’s Samsung S6 range…

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While Apple and its iPhone regularly feature in our blog posts, Samsung on the other hand, is scarcely discussed. And with both companies selling the two most popular smartphones on the market at the moment, we thought it was about time that we try to change this.

Whether you’re an iPhone or a Samsung fan, one thing that both sides can agree on is wanting the best protection possible for your phone.

Samsung fanatics, we just know that you’ll love Urban Armor Gear’s S6 phone case line.

Designed exclusively for Samsung Galaxy’s S6 range, UAG’s patented design combines a hard outer shell with a soft impact resistant core to provide your phone with the ultimate protection. Each case in the range comes with a HD screen guard to ensure that your phone will always be free of scratches and abrasions.

The front of the cases also feature an engineered bezel that deflects flash interference to guarantee you beautiful photos every time.

You can view the full range on our website.

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Car calls made safe with Kenu

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In today’s technology driven world, more and more people are using their mobile phones while behind the wheel. However, as we all know, the repercussions of such a decision can too often be fatal.

According to Ireland’s Road Safety Authority, drivers are four times as likely to crash while on their phone, while driver distraction is thought to contribute to 20-30% of all road collisions.

Though many of you might not like the idea of switching off your phone during car journeys, there are lots of various electronic gadgets available that allow you to still take calls, while also ensuring your safety and the safety of those around you.

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Weighing just under an ounce, the Kenu Airframe + is a portable grip device that attaches to the air vent in your car, holding your phone in place and allowing you to dial and receive hands free calls.

The simple and elegant design works with all vent types and it also has an expandable grip for larger smartphones that have a screen size of 6″ or less, perfect for your iPhone 6 or Samsung Galaxy. Unlike previous models, the Airframe + can now accommodate oversized phone cases like the Otterbox Defender and Mophie battery cases.

As well as facilitating hands free calls, the Airframe + also allows you to stream your music directly from your phone, allowing you to enjoy all of your favourite tunes in a safe and secure way.aiframe_-travel-stand (1)

Insert your credit card into the device’s rotating clip and the Airframe + is instantly transformed into a hands free stand, ideal for watching your favorite movies on your phone during those long car journeys.

Priced at a reasonable €29.99, the Kenu Airframe + is available from our website. Order now to avoid disappointment!

– The SoundzDirect Team

New Samsung TV can go from flat to curved on demand

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Samsung are set to release the world’s firist bendable television in Korea on August 1st. The tech giant will release a 78-inch, 4K display that can switch from a curved display to a flat display. This will be perfect for people who want to enjoy a curved display when their on their own, but don’t want to restrict the viewing range when with others.

The new 78-inch bendable Samsung display

The new 78-inch bendable Samsung display

While Samsung have yet  to announce any pricing details, we imagine this display won’t come cheap. Samsung revealed that their 105-inch UHD curved display will cost a whopping $120,000, so don’t expect a bargain for the bendable television either.

What do you think of this development? Are curved displays just a fad? Leave us a comment and let us know your thoughts.

-The Soundzdirect Team

The future looks…faster!

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Wouldn’t it be great if it would take just a mere second to download your favourite movies, straight to your phone?

Fiction, you might say – until now!

Good news, smartphoone fans – Samsung says it has tested 5G technology, and guess what, it’s a hundred times faster than 4G!

The tech giant, which has developed the next generation of mobile technology, claims it could take just one second for 5G users to download a film to their smartphone, as well as send massive loads of data.

It spells good news for smartphone lovers as it will mean that users will be able to enjoy a wide range of services like 3D movies and games and real-time streaming of ultra HD content.

However, now for the bad news. This game-changing, break-through technology is still in the very early stages of development and Samsung says it could be another 7 years until we can have the pleasure of being a 5G user.

But, if anything, these latest tests give us a glimpse of what’s yet to come.

From the Soundzdirect Team!