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Saturday, 1 October 2011

Amazon Kindle Fire vs. iPad 2


Amazon Kindle FireApple iPad 2
Display:7-inch IPS multitouch display (limited to two fingers at once) at 1024 x 600 pixels
169 ppi
9.7-inch IPS multitouch display at 1024×768 pixels
132 ppi
Processor:1GHz OMAP4 dual-core CPU1GHz dual-core Apple A5 processor
Memory: 8GB internal storage (expandable to 32GB via microSD)
RAM TBC
16GB, 32GB or 64GB internal storage
512MB of RAM
Dimensions & Weight:190 x 120 x 11.4mm14.6 ounces241.2 x 185.7 x 8.8mm21.3 ounces
Battery: 8 hours reading, 7.5 hours video playback — with Wi-Fi off.10 hours of W-Fi web browsing, video or music
Camera: None0.7-megapixel rear-facing camera
0.2 megapixel front-facing camera
Operating System: Android with Amazon’s own UIiOS
Connectivity: Wi-Fi only3G
Bluetooth 2.1
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
Price:$199From $499

Based on those specifications, then, Amazon’s first tablet certainly doesn’t look like the “iPad killer” that it was initially rumored to be, but it’ll certainly be a tasty alternative to some.

Blackberry, Apple, Android and now its time for Amazon Kindle Fire, yes its firing up...

The Amazon Kindle is an e-book reader developed by Amazon.com subsidiary Lab126 which uses wireless connectivity to enable users to shop for, download, browse, and read e-books, newspapers, magazines, blogs, and other digital media.[1] The Kindle hardware devices use an E Ink electronic paper display that shows up to 16 shades of gray, minimizes power use and simulates reading on paper.

There have been several iterations of hardware devices for this platform, including a main Kindle line (first introduced 2007) and a Kindle DX line with a larger screen (introduced 2009). Devices with touch sensitive screens (Kindle Touch), and a reader with a color display (Kindle Fire) were announced in September 2011, along with a keyboardless low priced (Kindle) model. With the introduction of the 2011 Kindles the original Kindles are renamed Kindle Keyboard.


Developer Amazon.com
Manufacturer Foxconn
Type E-book reader
Release date November 19, 2007
Introductory price $399
Operating system Linux 2.6.26
Power 3.7 V, 1750 mAh lithium polymer, BA1001 model
CPU Freescale 532 MHz, ARM-11
Storage capacity (total/user available) 256 MB/180 MB (original) or 2 GB/1.4 GB (Kindle 2) or 4 GB/3 GB (Kindle 3) or 4 GB/3.3 GB (Kindle DX) internal flash memory
Memory 256 MB (Kindle 3)
Display 6 in diagonal,
3.6 in (91 mm) × 4.8 in (122 mm),
600 × 800 pixels or 0.48 megapixels,
167 ppi density,
4-level grayscale (original)
or 16-level grayscale (Kindle 2 and 3)
electronic paper
9.7" (246 mm) diagonal, 1200 x 824 pixel, 150 ppi (Kindle DX)
Input USB 2.0 port (micro-B connector),
SD card (original model only),
3.5 mm stereo headphone jack
built-in stereo speakers,
AC power adapter jack
Connectivity Amazon Whispernet using EVDO/CDMA AnyDATA wireless modem (selected models),
802.11bg Wi-Fi (Kindle 3)
Dimensions 8.0 × 5.3 × 0.8 in (203 × 135 × 20.3 mm) (original)
8.0 × 5.3 × 0.36 in (203 × 135 × 9.14 mm) (Kindle 2)
7.5 × 4.8 × 0.34 in (190 × 123 × 8.51 mm) (Kindle 3)
10.4 x 7.2 x 0.38 in (264 x 183 x 9.65 mm) (Kindle DX 2)
Weight 10.2 oz (290 g) (Kindle 1 & 2)
8.7 oz (247 g) (Kindle 3)
8.5 oz (241 g) (Kindle 3 Wi-Fi only)
18.9 oz (540 g) (Kindle DX 2)
Amazon Kindle models
Grouped by product lines
Kindle (original) (White)
Release date: November 19, 2007
Kindle 2 (White)
February 23, 2009
Kindle 2- International (White)
October 19, 2009
Kindle Keyboard- 3G and Wi-Fi (White/Graphite)
August 27, 2010
Kindle DX (original) (White)
June 10, 2009
Kindle DX International (original) (White)
January 19, 2010
Kindle DX International 2 (Graphite)
July 1/7?, 2010
Kindle Keyboard- Wi-Fi (Graphite)
August 27, 2010
Kindle Keyboard with Special Offers - Wi-Fi (Graphite)
May 3, 2011
Kindle Keyboard with Special Offers - 3G/Wi-Fi (Graphite)
May 25, 2011
Kindle Classic (Silver)
Sep 28, 2011
Kindle Touch (Silver)
Sep 28, 2011
Kindle Touch 3G (Silver)
Sep 28, 2011
Kindle Fire
Sep 28, 2011
The Kindle Fire[6] is a tablet computer version of Amazon.com's Kindle e-book reader. Announced on 28 September 2011, the Kindle Fire will have a color 7" multi-touch display with IPS technology and run on a forked version of Google's operating system (OS) Android. It includes access to the Amazon Appstore, streaming movies and TV shows, and Kindle's e-books. It is scheduled to be released in mid-November 2011. The device will sell for US$199.[7] Its external dimensions are 7.5" x 4.7". Excluding its external border the screen is a little larger than a 4x6 picture.

Kindle Fire
DeveloperAmazon.com
ManufacturerQuanta Computer[1]
Generation1st
Release dateNovember 15, 2011; 44 days' time
Introductory price$199 USD
Operating systemAndroid 2.3
CPUTI OMAP 4 (dual core)
Storage capacity8 GB
Memory512 MB
Display7" multi-touch gorilla glass display, 1024×600 at 169 ppi, 16 million colors.Capacitive touch sensitive.
ConnectivityMicro-USB 2.0 (type B)
3.5 mm TRRS
Dimensions190 mm (7.5 in) H
120 mm (4.7 in) W
11.4 mm (0.45 in) D
Weight413 g (14.6 oz)
PredecessorKindle 2 and 3
Websiteamazon.com/gp/product/B0051VVOB2


Thursday, 22 September 2011

Healthy Smartphone from NTT DOCOMO


NTT DOCOMO, the Japan based Company 


Extra-high-speed, next-generation LTE service
  • Experience the first Xi-compatible tablets “docomo Tablet GALAXY Tab 10.1 LTE SC-01D” and “docomo Tablet ARROWS Tab LTE F-01D,” set for October release.
  • Try out new broadband services for the high-performance Xi network, including internationally popular services and games such as Hulu and Qik Video.
Smartphone-ready device to measure acetone in breath for diet support
  • The compact device measuring acetone for diet support that can easily be used anywhere and anytime.
  • Visitors blow into the smartphone-connected device to measure acetone in their breath-the higher the concentration, the greater the level of hunger.
  • The device also identifies when people are burning fat, based on the concentration of acetone in their breath, which rises when body fat is being burnt.
Smartphone jacket for ultra-high-speed battery charging
  • This special battery jacket for smartphones achieves a full charge in just 10 minutes. A recharging indicator will show how the jacket will charge a smartphone 10~15 times faster than conventional charging devices.
Smartphone jackets for various purposes
  • Three types of special jackets for smartphones that are equipped with sensors that can be customized to measure ultraviolet light and bad breath, gamma radiation and body fat.
Environmental sensor network
  • Presentation of real-time atmospheric data (temperature, humidity, wind direction/speed, precipitation, ultraviolet intensity) collected by DOCOMO’s nationwide network of approximately 2,500 environmental sensors, and a demonstration of visualizing the data using augmented reality.

The DOCOMO booth will also offer a mobile handset recycling service, where visitors can drop off old and unwanted mobile phones, rechargers, battery packs and stands. This service is open to all mobile phone users regardless of their carrier, and mobile phones will be destroyed using specialized tools to ensure the protection of personal information.


HULU on Facebook a step to Social TV

HULU, the Video on Demand website had joined Facebook with its app. I think its a step to the concept of Social TV. Using this app, you can share what you are watching and what you love on Hulu with friends
Add HULU to your profile

Swampy The Alligator making the Bird Angry


The Walt Disney Co. has used mobile games to promote its movies, but now it’s trying something new: launching a cuddly character in a game in the hope he makes it to the big screen someday.

The reptile, unlike his in-the-wild counterparts, lives under a big city and mostly hangs around in his bathtub, waiting for iPhone owners to dig a digital trench that allows water to flow into his poorly connected plumbing.

Does it makes our Angry Bird more Angry? ;)

Read More on >> http://www.indiatvnews.com/entertainment/hollywood/Disney_Launching_Animated_Alligator_Swampy_This_Week-1120.html

NASA's Ringtones


NASA had released a collection of NASA sounds from historic spaceflights and current missions. You can hear the roar of a space shuttle launch or Neil Armstrong's "One small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind" every time you get a phone call. Or, you can hear the memorable words "Houston, we've had a problem," every time you make an error on your computer.

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

How to unlock BSNL 3G Datacard Teracom LW 273

Take start>> run (or you can use the short cut key Windowkey + r), then type "regedit" without quotes and hit enter.
Browse to "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Linktop3G". You can find one registry entry named "Engineer". Double click on "Engineer" and change the  "Value data" to "0" (zero) without quotes.


Now close the regedit window. Restart the modem Application and go ahead to settings>> connection
Click Add button to create new profile for each and every operator that you want to use. When ever you change the sim with the modem, in the modem application go ahead to settings>>connection
and select the profile of the inserted sim and make it as default by clicking "Set as default" button.
Now you can use any SIM, like Airtel, Idea, Aircel, DOCOMO, Uninor, Videocon etc with the same datacard/modem

Sunday, 18 September 2011

5 Reasons You Should Host Your Office In the Cloud


Perhaps you have been in circumstances that caused you to consider that maybe you might want to move your Office into the Cloud? A number of people have answered "yes" and gone on to go about doing it. Most folks never really consider it very seriously, just go on to something else... Most believe that it's a lot harder than it truly is, so that they never start. The aspect of perhaps being required to perform a little work puts others off. Others just consider it much too low a priority to be really worth bothering with.
Now just hang on here a moment! Are those really legitimate reasons? What consideration was given to the reasons for? Was there enough info on which to base a reasonable decision? The possible benefits do not seem to have been completely thought through...
Perhaps that would need a little bit more thought... Maybe we ought to take into account say, 5 reasons why maybe you should move your Office into the Cloud and work those into your decision process.
First of all, backup is not that big of a problem. Right, I can understand your objection that you want to hold the backup tapes in your hand and have 3 month of recovery, but online backup can do this as well. Actually much better than you can. That is most certainly an astute observation. However, consider this, most small businesses that buy and maintain their own servers never really have a good backup strategy. So the day when you really need to restore a 2 month old file, you find out that you backup tapes only hold 1 month of data. Even more, consider that online services e.g. Dropbox saves a history of all deleted and earlier versions of files for 30 days for all Dropbox accounts by default.
Second, if you are paranoid, you could always create a backup of the backup each day with services like iDrive, Mozy and many others. The reason that is true is that online backup is becoming quite normal and very cheap. That is why it really works out that, Cloud computing is the way to go, at least for entrepreneurs and small business owners.
Third, total cost of ownership in the Cloud is next to nothing compared to buying your own server. Additionally, you could risk theft, power outage and hardware failure when hosting your server in your own Office!
Fourth, you will get access from almost any device like Apple iPad, Samsung Galaxy, Smart phones, PC, Mac, Linux from anywhere in the world.
And lastly, you and your workers will be much more productive.
So just look at those points and examine them in your mind. All 5 reasons are persuasive points that explain why you might want to consider cloud computing.
Look them over again and consider every one of those points. Don't you think that perhaps, just perhaps, you really should move your Office into the Cloud?
Uncover easy methods to help you move your Office by visiting our Office In The Cloud website or read similar articles about Cloud Computing.


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Windows 8-New Features


Nowadays, Windows 8 is becoming the universal topic in the information technology world. The expected launching date of Windows 8 is not confirmed yet. However, it is rumored that 2013 will be the year of breakthrough. Microsoft is looking very keen to provide some revolutionary and wonderful features in this product.
Support for the PC Gaming:
Windows 8 will be the vital tool for the PC gamers. According to the site Techradar, Microsoft is concentrating on the gaming support. Microsoft has already brought the Games for Windows Marketplace to attract the gamers for the upcoming OS.
ARM Support:
Microsoft has confirmed that Windows 8 will be prepared to support ARM processors. This was stated in the press release of Microsoft. These are light, small and low power consuming processors. The main emphasis of Microsoft is to obtain the market of small electronic equipment like smartphones and tablet computers.
Improved File System:
A new file system might be introduced in Windows 8 or Windows 8 alpha. Well, this is not confirmed yet. However, by looking at the past, it can be assumed that Microsoft will surely introduce the new file system.
Distributed File System Replication (DFSR) Service:
DFSR is the new service, which will help the operators to process the data on various networks.
Introduction of Kinect Technology:
Kinect technology will be used to enhance the computing fun. According to various sources, this has been confirmed that Microsoft will bring this innovation in its new OS. A user will be able to operate the computer with his facial commands like eye movements as well as the user will also be able to use his voice for the operations.
Window's Store:
Like the feature of the app store, Windows 8 might have the same platform, which will enable the users to buy the various products from Microsoft.


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Windows 8 Compatibility


Microsoft had constantly innovated with its computer operating soft wares, which were developed to support the different programmers in PCs. It will not be incorrect to declare Microsoft as the pioneer of the computer support system which had kept thousands of computers functioning till to date. This explains the reason why Microsoft is developing a new window. Officially announced at CES, Microsoft is introducing a new window which is yet to be titled but rumors have named it as Windows 8, which will be one of the most awaited products of the year. Announce by the president of Microsoft, new Windows by this software's giant will be ARM processor compatible and also support SoC architecture. Windows 8 compatibility is designed in a way, which will redefine the use of Windows by avid users.
Microsoft has identified the gap in the market by analyzing that the famous PC tablets by Samsung and Apple did not provide the Windows operating system which could literally make their tablets as mini computers. Being customer-centric, Microsoft took an edge and planned to develop Windows 8, which it made sure was compatible with the 32-bit ARM processor (found in mobile phones and tablets). Not knowing the exact release date of Windows 8, speculators are assuming that the release year shall take Microsoft to the new heights in the field of software's programming. However, one cannot even title the upcoming Windows as Windows 8, since the name has not been announced yet. System following Windows 7, has been named automatically as Windows 8, and according to some, this particular Windows had started to develop soon after the launch of former. Windows 8 compatibility is well designed with Windows 7 where it can give a renewed computer experience to the user.
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