Smart Helmets – guest post from Lisa

When you look at the advances in the automotive industry, it may seem like technology has left motorcycles in the wind. A recent purchase I made for my ride proves this is not the case. Today, motorcyclists have advanced options just like any driver. In fact, we have ‘smart’ options that go beyond what a […]

How good are smartphone cameras?

Are todays smartphone cameras capable of taking good quality photos? I carry lots of tech when I ride ’cause this is my thing, and my motorcycle has plenty of capacity for carrying all my stuff! I’ve always considered that the quality of my photos is improved by using a Digital SLR (DSLR).  I did go […]

AQUA TEK S for iPhone

Now this AQUA TEK S looks the goods.  Just the thing for your iPhone 4 or 4S.  Designed for rugged outdoors adventure types but perfect for motorcycle tech enthusiasts who have their iPhone with them 24/7.  As soon as I saw it I immediately thought of how great this would be mounted on a motorcycle. […]

Tech jargon demystified – Smartphones

Things move fast in the tech world.  In a general sense all things tech will continue to run faster, get smaller and cost less.  Along the way, the latest technology becomes increasingly accessible.  Especially from a price perspective.  But as also seems that as costs come down, tech jargon increases. Wikipedia defines jargon as the […]

iPhone 4S

Apple make great kit.  There is no doubt about it.  Good looking, cool to own and more importantly slick user interfaces.  The iPhone 4S is no exception. First launched in 2007 the iPhone 4S is the fifth generation iPhone.  And arguably still the best smartphone available. It’s been out for just over a month now. […]

Ride with Tech – Getting started

You don’t need to buy new or expensive kit to ride with tech.  By simply using your mobile/cell, smartphone or mp3 player you’ll soon be hitting your favourite roads while listening to your favourite songs. Just about all cell/mobile phones and smartphones today come supplied with a headset/earphones and preloaded music/media player software or App. […]

Nokia release two new Windows Smartphones

Will the new Windows Smartphones help Nokia regain the status of their seemingly now long gone glory days? I remember in the pre Smartphone days when Nokia was the first choice mobile phone for consumers and business users. They looked cool, worked great and the battery life was superb. They dominated the mobile phone handset […]

Some new toys are on the way

Well I did it – my new toys are on the way.  I knew I would.  It was only a matter of time.  I’m a sucker for new tech. A few simple clicks and the orders were placed.  I’ve really gotten into online shopping of late.  It is just so simple and very secure these […]

Top End Tech on the K1600GT

The new BMW K1600GT and K1600GTL provide a great example of best practice integration of the latest high end tech communication and navigation gadgets.  Using my bike as an example, the system is comprised of: audio preparation (factory option), GPS (BMW accessory – a rebranded Garmin Zumo 660), docking connector cable (BMW accessory) Bluetooth Communicator Headset […]