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LITB Labs – A Reflective Rundown


As this week is my final week at LightInTheBox, I thought that I would take this opportunity in the LITB Lab to sit back and reflect on all the great (and not so great) tech that I have encountered during my time at LightInTheBox and choose my favourite product from the last 12 months. Over the last year I’ve seen it all from high-end Android tablets, to cheap and cheerful MTK cell phones and everything else in between. There have been a number of pieces of tech that are worth a mentioning and I thought I would give a reflective rundown here. Read More…

LITB Labs – iHelicopter (Android Edition)

With Christmas fast approaching we’re taking a look at one of the latest gadgets that everyone is talking about and what a fun gadget it is. The brand new range of radio controlled i-Helicopters recently landed on MiniInTheBox.com and we’ve been putting them to the test around the office ever since. You may have seen these before for iOS devices (iPhone, iPod, iPad) but the latest of these fun little flying machines are now compatible with both iOS and Android devices. All you need to do to turn your Apple or Android device into a flight controller is plug in the small adapter, download the app from the App Store or the Android Market and its chocks away! Read More…

LITB Labs – Tech Showdown

This week in the LITB Lab we have three QWERTY Android phones battling out in a Tech Showdown for the title of “Best QWERTY Cell Phone”. If like me, you enjoy the feel of a physical QWERTY keyboard under the thumb and find typing texts and emails on a touchscreen keyboard fiddly slow and frustrating, then this is one Tech Showdown that you’re definitely going to want to check out. All three phones in “The Showdown” come with Android OS, a resistive touchscreen, cost under $140 and of course pack a physical QWERTY keyboard. So let’s get physical and find out which of these three great phones is top of the best of the bunch. Read More…

LITB Labs – Starlight HD2 (Android 2.3)

This week in the LITB Lab I’ll be putting one of LITB’s newest high-end Android Smartphones through its paces and seeing if it performs as great as it looks. The Starlight HD2 certainly has the look and feel of a serious handset and the specifications aren’t too shabby either. With a 4.3 inch capacitive touchscreen, Android 2.3, dual-camera and 3G connectivity the Starlight HD2 has everything that you could want from an up to date smartphone. Read More…

LITB Labs – Awesome Apps 2

Welcome to our latest LITB Lab installment, Awesome Apps! Here we will showcase some of the most popular apps you can download from Android market to your cell phone or tablet.

ap•pli•ca•tion   [ap-li-key-shuhn]
noun
Application software, also known as an application or an “app”, is computer software designed to help the user to perform specific tasks. Examples include enterprise software, accounting software, office suites, graphics software and media players.

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LITB Labs – Tech Showdown

This week in the LITB Lab we’re taking a look at three of our favorite Android tablets competing for the title of “Best Sub $200 Android Tablet” and we want you to pick the winner.

Battling for this title the Supremo, the Incheon and Othello Tab. All these Android tablets come with a 7 inch capacitive touchscreen, Android 2.2 or above and all cost less than $200.

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LITB Labs – The $100 Android Phone!

In the LITB Lab this week, we’re taking a closer look at the latest low cost Android offering from LightInTheBox. The Neo Android cell phone comes in a compact design with a 3.2 inch resistive touchscreen, an in-built camera, Android 2.2, Wi-Fi connectivity and an impressively low price tag. The Neo is the lowest priced Android cell phone on LITB at just $99.59, but can this sub $100 handset really deliver a decent user experience? Let’s find out.

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[ LITB Labs ] i-Helicopter

This week in the LITB Lab we’re taking a look at something a little different. We have one of the latest gadgets that everyone is talking about and what a fun gadget it is. The brand new range of radio controlled helicopters landed on MiniInTheBox.com last week and we’ve been flying them around the office ever since. These fun little flying machines are cleverly controlled using your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, all you need to do to turn your Apple device into a flight controller is plug in the small adapter, download the app from the App Store and its chocks away!

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