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How to Jail Break your iPhone 5

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iPhone 5 jailbreak

What do you mean by Jail breaking?
Jail breaking process is simply a way to get through the restrictions and limitations imposed by the iOS operating system. After getting through this process users are capable to download apps, extensions, themes, etc. for their iPhone which are not available on the official Apple App Store. A user whose iPhone has undergone the jail breaking can still access the Apple App Store to download apps. Although jail breaking is not illegal in America due to its Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Apple has step forward and announced that any phone which has been jail broken will lose its warranty services.

Most people think that jail breaking will ruin their device; the answer is a big NO. Basically these tools are fail proof and use simple processes. This alleviates the possibilities of rendering the device useless. Basically, the entire process is to provide a smoother experience for the owner the device and is applicable in all iPhones. Jail breaking process requires the use of a computer like a Mac, PC, or Linux system. Mostly it depends on the process you choose for how to jail break the iPhone, but it is advisable you do it from a person who have done it before.

While searching and selecting a jail breaking tool, you need to take account of some considerations. Firstly, your selected tool must not be high priced. You might also find it for free from some developers. Never opt for the one that requires you to pay high prices as there are several other tools which are for free, and have the same effectiveness. Also, a good jail breaking program is the one that will operate in your desktop, requires some few clicks and provides a complete guide till the bottom. You can also check for its tools specification, updates in find budget phones here type of sites which provide tech related contents and reviews.

If you are still unable to figure out what jail breaking is and what it does to your phone, in simple English it is basically cracking or exploiting of the features of an iDevice that will allow you to add functions and features which were not included with the development or otherwise restricted by Apple. Revised Digital Millennium Copyright Act allows the process and undertaking of jail breaking and had been legalized by the government of United States. Although Apple still restricts it and warns it customers with losing its warranty services in case a phone undergoes a jail breaking process.

Jailbreak iPhone 5
While it is unknown if any of the processes for jail breaking iPhone 5 have changed from previous methods for past iPhones, it could be great for anyone wanting to jailbreak the phone and learn how the process is done. Basically there are three ways to jailbreak the device – tethered, untethered, and semi-tethered. Usually programs that show you how to jailbreak iPhone 5 untethered are taken as the best.
  • Jail breaking via Tethered process will require the device to be tethered to a computer, for the device to boot properly. It is because these devices uses Apple’s kernel which must be exploited for successful jail breaking. So, basically tethered jailbreak software will patch the kernel upon start-up, which means the device should be tethered for a successful boot every time.
  • Untethered processes are more popular in jail breaking the iPhone 5 because the device can be booted without being connected to a computer which means the phone can be turned on and off without tethering.
  • Semi-tethered processes allow the phone to function upon boot, but it does not have a patched kernel. Although modified codes will not run, but normal phone functions are possible. Jail breaking tools are a must for the phone to boot with a patched kernel.

Author Bio:
The Author is a technology enthusiast specializing in unlocking gadgets and has covered articles on an exhaustive list of topics including how-to’s on unlocking some of the most iconic products of all times.The authore recommends that in order to learn on how to unlock gadgets and phones you can find budget phones here and start learning without blowing a hole in your pocket.

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The Top Five iPhone and iPad Apps for Home Security

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In the Apple App Store there are millions of apps for virtually anything from games to email to social networking and now, home automation. Most people have been out on the town or at work and have wondered if they remembered to turn off the oven or if they left the porch light on. With one of the many available home automation apps, home owners can now turn on the lights in their home or turn off appliances or even control the televisions; even when they are not home. These types of apps are also something that can lower homeowners' insurance premiums. When homeowners get homeowners insurance quotes from homeinsurance, they can see exactly how much they will save with multiple companies. Here is a list of the 5 best iPhone home automation apps that will help to control all of the main features of the home.

1. Indigo Touch App for iPhone and iPad

The indigo touch app for the iPhone and iPad give users a way to not only turn lights and appliances on and off but it can also control sprinkler systems as well as the furnace and air conditioner. This is the perfect app for homeowners who are constantly coming home to a house that is too hot or too cold. With this app, they can turn the necessary systems off or down when they are not home and then turn it back on or up when they are on their way home. This is the best way to come home to a toasty warm home without wasting the heat when the home is unoccupied. This is an app that is available from the iTunes App Store, it is not a free app but there is a free trial available so the homeowner can see if the service is what they are looking for before they buy it. Before the app is installed, the homeowner needs to have the Indigo v4.1 home controlled software.

2. iHome touch App

The iHome touch app is an app that costs $7.99 from the App Store. This is an app that can control virtually anything in a home that has X10 enabled devices. Through this app, the homeowner can set rooms and devices throughout the home by pictures in the app, allowing them to simply touch the picture to control the device.

3. CF Control FX App for iPhone and iPad

The CF Control App is a free app that does not require any subscription costs or upfront fees. It is a 100% free application that allows homeowners to control virtually anything in their home through their iPhone or iPad. The only catch is that in order to get all that this app has to offer, some technological knowledge should be present. IR and TCP/IP knowledge is necessary for the user to be able to unleash the full potential of this app.

4. Touchpad App for iPad

The Touchpad app is a full feature app that works with an installed Homeseer HS2 device. Through this app, the user can control just about everything in the home including lighting, security, irrigation, netcams, window coverings and even the entertainment systems. This is a full function app that is totally free of charge for anyone who has a Homeseer device installed already.

5. Haiku Home Automation App

The Haiku home automation app has a one-time charge of $49.99 for the app but there are no subscription charges; the only fee the owner pays is the initial fee. This app works on virtually anything in the home from the security to the HVAC controls. Not only does it control the devices, it also provides real time status' for all of the devices as well; for example, if the homeowner forgets if they turned on the security system, they can check from the app and turn it on if they need to. On the other hand, if they want to see the temperature in the house, they can check the temp from the app and adjust it accordingly. This is the only app that allows users to view and change the status of virtually everything in the home.

Adam Vaught has worked in home security for almost 10years, he is also a lover of technology and enjoys combining the two. His articles appear on a number of security and home-owner blogs at
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Tower Defense Games: From Atari to the iPad

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Tower Defense Games From Atari to the iPad
Tower defense has been a popular game genre for decades. In this article, we'll present a fascinating rundown on the history of the tower defense game, from Atari's Rampart, to the ever-popular Plants vs Zombies and Angry Birds. We'll also discuss the new games coming out soon for tower defense game enthusiasts.

Rampart - First Tower Defense Game

TD games are one of the earliest strategy-based games dating back to 1983. A familiar classic that pioneered the tower defense genre is Rampart by Atari. Rampart is an arcade game that merges the puzzle and shoot 'em up genres. As it's widely ported, it has versions for most modern systems. In this game, you as the player have to defend a set of castles by alternately shooting and attacking enemies, and repairing damages to the castle within a time limit. To survive and gain victory, you have to protect and maintain your territory throughout the game. Involving strategic actions of attacking and repairing, the game quickly gained popularity worldwide.

As the game became a phenomenal success, it became ported into a number of gaming platforms such as Super NES, Game Boy, Gamecube, Xbox, PlayStation 2, and most recently PlayStation Network which offers multiplayer action.

It was originally released in 1990, and it was the first ever popular tower defense game. Atari is considered by many gaming enthusiasts as one of the key ideas behind the creation of Final Fantasy and Fort Condor. The first wave of hit tower defense games include Star Craft, Final Fantasy, War Craft and Age of Empire. By the new millenium, TD games started to appear in user-created maps for games like Starcraft, Warcraft III and Age of Empires II.

Introduction of Adoble Flash to Games

The advent of Adobe Flash has brought forth significant changes to the tower defense gaming experience. Independent game developers used Adobe Flash to enrich graphics and speed. They created stand-alone TD browser games leading to the influential launch of Desktop Tower Defense in 2007. Over the last few years, there have been hundreds of new themes and gameplay variations including medieval and space settings. There have also been child-friendly game versions such as those games where players protect a picnic from ants or pop balloons. In late 2007, Protector was released, and it was ranked as one of the best TD games that offered classes and specialization upgrades.

In 2008, mobile phone versions of various games were also introduced online. Some of the most outstanding games which have taken the gaming world by storm are Plants vs Zombies, Gem Craft, Protector, Immortal Defense and most recently, Angry Birds.

Plants vs Zombies is a thrilling and addictive zombie-themed tower defense game. It was originally developed by PopCap Games for Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows. The gameplay involves a homeowner placing different kinds of plants and fungi to stop the zombies from eating the resident's brain. It was first released on 2009, and upon massive success, it became available on iOS, Android, Xbox, Nintendo and PlayStation. The game received much critical acclaim from players and critics.

Another well-liked TD game is Angry Birds. The original version of the game was released on iOS in 2009. The game has been widely popular because of its unique combination of addictive gameplay, comical design and affordable price. It's now available on gaming consoles as well as PCs. With a staggering total of one billion downloads among all platforms, the game has been considered as the largest mobile app success today.

Different Versions of Tower Defense Games

After 2008, a lot of game consoles started to make their own versions of various tower defense games. Xbox 360 made a version of Defense Grid; PlayStation did versions on two games named Pixel Junk Monster and Savage Moon; Nintendo DS released a hand-held version of games called Lock's Quest and Ninja Town. Today, there are numerous mobile phone tower defense games available in the market.

Upcoming Tower Defense Games to be Released in 2013

The popular zombie-themed TD game Plants vs Zombies has an upcoming sequel, Plants vs Zombies 2, which will be released in late spring of 2013. Other games that you should watch out for next year are Sentinel 4: Dark Star which is currently being developed by Origin8 for Android and iOS devices, Nightmare Guardians which is set to arrive on tablets, and Lovers in Dangerous Spacetime which is going to be introduced in both PC and Mac.

Ryan Thomsen has been extensively involved in game development. He enjoys sharing his tips and insights on various games blogs. Visit for more games.
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Apple iTune Launched in India

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Apple iTune Launched in India

At last the wait has finished for the Indian fans of iPhones as iTunes stores are launched in India with other 52 countries. All iPhone users of India were waiting for the launch of iTune stores as this way through which proud owners of Apple devices can download or listen to music or video in a legal way. According to the official announcement made by the Apple, presently the iTune will offer list of around 20 million songs from which user can purchase any number of songs as per his / her choice. From a long time people of different countries were waiting for this service to be launched in their respective country.

According to the official release the prices of the songs will range from Rs 7 to Rs 12 per song which will have latest Bollywood albums and the whole album will cost from Rs 70 to Rs120 depending on the demand and popularity of the album. There are many options available in iTune like you can rent and download a movie, the cost of movie differs as per the version selected by the user, like high definition version will cost somewhere around Rs 490 and same movie in standard version will cost around Rs. 290. If user does not want to pay that much price then the same movie can be rented for Rs 120 for High definition version and Rs 8- for standard version.

This is really a good thing but if you look at the present Indian market where lot of websites are offering latest bollywood songs for free of cost, one might feel that iTunes will not get the response what they are used to get in other countries. It is true that the digital music industry is growing and the revenue share is increasing but, when you have plenty of sites or blogs that offers you latest songs free of cost then why one will go to buy it. However, the iPhones users have welcomed the launch of iTunes warmly. Apple need to think innovative ideas to lure its customer on this new platform and make it a hit in the country.

If thought in other way this may be just the start of a revolution, because competitors like Microsoft will not sit quite and let Apple grab the market so easily and we can definitely witness the music service of Microsoft launching soon. It has already around 30 million tracks and it will have some more alluring features by next year. So, that also will be nice when we have competition, we will get good service at better price.

Presently the only competitor of Apple iTune is Nokia Music store, which is presently offering around 5 millions songs to its user and it is also offering the service to Flipkart digital music store. If the sources are to be believed, then Nokia music store is getting over a million downloads per day on its music store. This should be good news for the Apple Company and like Nokia did, Apple should plan something like exclusive release of audio albums on their platforms. Recently Nokia had done same thing with Priyanka Chopra’s debut album, it was exclusively released on Nokia Music Store and this is the right way of grabbing the market share.

Author Bio:
This is a Guest article by Chandu blogger from India runs various tech blogs like
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10 Best IPhone Photography Apps

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Best IPhone Photography Apps

A generation next company which is dedicated to accessories related with consumer electronics has come out with the iPhone Photography Apps.  Its primary objective is to make the use of iPhone in a pain free version.  IPhone Photography Apps has a unique motive. The user does not have to hold it anymore in their hands. They can place it on some suitable spot and use their hands only when it is necessary. Within a short time since its release the gadget has become a rage among iPhone users around the world. These are some factors that have made the devices such popular.

Best IPhone Photography Apps:

It’s a different app and it is giving you an excellent output from your iPhone. The flexibility allows the users to use the gadget in any and every angle.

Impressive 6x digital zoom with all the advanced features allows you to think of all the alternative looks for your shots. Users discover a new use of it, almost every day.

It’s one of the best photo editors that you can think. It can make the photo strengthen, grabbing attention, rotate, adjusting proportions and selectively adjusting it.

It helps you to create a digital analog and it is having it from the right of the app and even the real prints are giving it a shot.

Adobe Photoshop
Express is also giving you flips photos, rotate, straightens, crop, borders, effects, filters and color. This is definitely an amazing feature that must be accompanied with the apps in your IDevice.

It’s a switcher for the panoramic view as it is able to handle wide angle shots and you can share them on twitter and Facebook too.

A photo editor and it is helpful for adding various features within every shot. It includes, add text, saturation, contrast, and adjust brightness, crop and rotate, color balance, stickers, gorgeous effects and tap. It even has the cosmetic tools like whiten teeth, remove blemishes and fix red eye.

It supports filter and have an option to quickly multiply into new images.

Slow Shutter Cam
Used for amazing looks and is available on high priced DSLR cameras with the Slow Shutter Cam. Tap to adjust exposure, Exposure compensation, Selectable shutter speeds, Innovative 'Freeze' control and many more

Color Splash
Considered as an application that is extremely neat and with all the colors you can select from the photos of your choice. It has the Flickr integration, Twitter, Facebook and other features.

This was done to save the users from monotony. As users are spending so much time with the device, bright colors will keep them refreshed. This apps are considered to be the most innovative products and have unbelievable utility. Do search out these only as they are far more superior and less in price in comparison to the stylish ones that condemn being unique but less in the utilizing capacity.
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Author Bio :
I Sai Kumar, is a Founder and CEO of Crunchyhub. I am a 21 Year Ordinary and a Simple guy from Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. I writes about Blogging, Technology, Programming, Social Media, Make Money Online etc.

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Apple Enters in Cell-Phone Map and Navigation, Should Google be Threatened?

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Apple hopes its rumoured mapping service for the iPhone and iPad will

Every person that holds a smart-phone uses one main application for maps and navigation and that is Google Maps. Google has had a competitive advantage over all smart-phones even Iphone as every phone is bundled with Google’s maps and navigation applications.
Apple and Google are major competitors and they try to beat each other in every possible way, either by launching new applications or new operating systems, their competition is quite interesting and to make matters more versatile Apple has just announced that all it’s smart-phones won’t be carrying Google Maps after fall, they’ll be using Apple’s own map application and this will be available in Iphone 5 and for software updates to make it available to pre-iPhone users.

Apple considers maps and navigation something very important and considering Google has ruled over the map mobile market they perhaps are right. But now the basic question that needs to be given thought is if Apple’s map service will be better than Google’s – a question every Average Joe Android spy is asking. 

We all know Apple to be a fierce competitor, coming out with new ideas and innovations but then Google is also the king of innovations. If in case Apple’s map service fails to provide the same service as Google’s many users might leave their Iphone’s for the reigning Android smart-phones. Although this belief might seem dense it is actually possible. People who travel a lot, either businessmen or service providers need map applications to tour around and reach their destinations. We shouldn’t question Apple’s fidelity deeply, considering if it does bring about a map application that is better than Google’s then they might be in trouble.
According to an analyst in Creative Strategies if Apple does succeed in building a better map service it will give more worth to the Iphone as user’s these days try to go forth and try things that are new and interesting.

Apple’s news about entering the map world wasn’t a big revelation, Apple has been buying quite a lot of firms that indulge in map services and it has also taken security rights over places in more than hundred countries. Even though Apple is working hard towards accomplishing its goal it’s still quite a long way to go. Considering Google’s example it has spent millions of dollars in perfecting its map services and deployed technology and resources that have baffled the consumers. Google’s street view was a pleasant shocker to all the map users and since then Google maps has reigned over the map application world. Apple will definitely find it very hard to come up with something that’s better than Google’s idea or even try to replicate it.

Apple might still be able to surprise its users. Although it hasn’t done a lot of work as yet it is still known for coming up with products. Although the cost of starting a map service and making it possible for consumers will have a cost that is estimated to be around $1 billion, Apple might just make it or else suffer from a great loss.

Although Google has it’s own map service and that is available in all Android phones it was still quite profitable to reign over a competitors product. Google already has different competitors considering Microsoft is venturing into mapping using it’s Bing search service and Nokia is adhering to map facilities given by Yahoo, they still have a long way to go before they reach the same rank as Google’s. The only question left now is if Apple will be able to beat all these competitors and reach Google in time.
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Top 5 New iPhone Accessories

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Every single iPhone users loves to get amazing and astonishing accessories with their gadget. A large number of manufacturers are also very much aware of this eagerness and they are launching exciting and new iPhone accessories on a continuous basis. In this article, I am going to list down to you the top 5 new iPhone accessories that are exceedingly interesting and cool. I’m pretty sure that you are going to love all of them.

3G WriteSHIELD - Pocket PC Techs
Pocketpctechs has been offering a broad range of iPhone accessories for its users. When it comes to the security of the device, this particular product which is called as the WriteSHEILD is considered to be the best. This is an application that is useful in avoiding all kinds of ultraviolet rays and does it best up to the mark of 99% and that is also without lowering down the brightness of your phone. This app which more likely is an iPhone screen protector is quite simple and easy to make use of and certainly have no other problems such as demo or registering versions. Writeshield by PPCTechs happens to be an exceptional screen protector kit.

iPhone /iPod Dock
Docking stations are extremely interesting and familiar from very past. Moreover, the most recent dual functionality incorporated to the iPhone is just an additional plus point. You definitely will love to play your iTunes right from your gadget simultaneously while you are charging it. Furthermore, you are going to love the exchange of audio files between your iPhone and iPod. The application supports both iPhone and the iPod.

XtremeMac Auto Charger
This application has been developed by XtremeMac which is useful for iPhone users to charge their device anytime and anywhere. It is supported with a 60-inches USB cable, a bullet adapter and a stylish multi-colored accessibility gives an added attractiveness. Charging while you are talking as well as self-resetting fuse are some of its other exclusive features.

Belkin Sports Armband
With this particular application, you will be able to carry your device with you while you are exercising, jogging or even working out in the gym. You will be able to assure your gadget with this Armband. You will even be able to access the main screen of your iPhone and even through it via the headphones.

Boxwave Screen Puffs
One of the most irritating and annoying thing related to iPhone is the wide screen feature which easily gets fingerprints on it while someone is making use of it. With the help of Boxwave Screen Puffs application, you can actually get rid of this problem. This accessory is going to wipe away all the unnecessary marks from your gadget’s screen. It is easily portable, available in multiple colors and no additional power is needed for them.
These are the top 5 new iPhone accessories, and having their in your iPhone is certainly going to help you increase the functionality.
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I am Nadine Myrick

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How to go about Building an iPhone App

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Developing an iPhone app can be an excellent way to generate some extra resources -- but how do you start? While it's not exactly an simple endeavor, it isn't as confusing as you might think.There are a lot of app designers out there who have released a profitable app and created money...without even understanding a bit ofcode!If you have a amazing concept for an app but don't knowledge to get it out there, study on.

Before you get began, you need to be certainyour concept is excellent. Getting it down on newspaper allows you comprehend particularly how you want everything to look, and how you want elements to function. A circulation data is useful for seeing how your keys and displays all hyperlink to one another. When you have your style on newspaper, provide to loved ones and ask them their viewpoint. Would they pay money for this app? Does it seem worthwhile? Enjoyable? Is the way it is installed out and attached together sensible? Does it seem straightforward to use?

Before you begin off building your app, you need to utilize to the Creator Plan so that you can have it proven in the App Keep. It can take several several weeks to get recognized, so doing this now will spend less you time later. If you're going to create the value yourself, you also need to obtain the iPhone SDK 3.0 and drop in! But what if you can't create, or even comprehend code? Don't worry! You've got several alternatives.

If building an iPhone app is something you really want to master, there are lots of courses published for newbies that can help you comprehend how to use Objective-C, Cocoa-Touch and other selection dialects to create your app.

If you don't even want to think about value and you want to get on monitor right away, you may discover firms on the internet who are dedicated to developing iPhone applications. A lot have on the internet progression resources and layouts you can use to create your app, and others will actually develop your app for you. Price varies from one-time or premiums to revenue discussing. On the other hand, you can publish a job on or and take offers from self employed. Regardless of how you go about it, have a look at sources and look at examples of their previously function before you deliver out any money.

When your app is prepared to go, run it through a variety of assessments. Before you publish it to the The apple company store, you need to be absolutely sure that it features perfectly. Once it's App Keep beneficial, publish it to The apple company and also to iPhone app evaluation websites. Developing an iPhone app is merely the starting...if you want it to provide, you've got to get the term out and promote it!

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Why Mobile PCs are for work while smartphones are used for play?

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Given the choice of a mobile PC or a smartphone which would you choose and why? Perhaps like many other people you would have both, one for work and the other forplay. Or is there already another alternative?

Mobile PCs
A mobile PC has the same functionality and software as a desktop PC but runs on batteries and is fully portable. To truly deliver mobility, their most important function is allowing the user to connect to the Internet wirelessly, via mobile broadband.

The principal classifications of mobile PCs are those of laptop, notebook, netbook and tablet. Each of these sub types has specific definitions, mostly relative to their size, although there is some overlap between the categories. The general guidelines are as follows:

Laptops, notebooks and netbooks all have a similar physical specification in that theyare hinged and when opened up display a screen and separate keyboard. Touch screen versions are available, but are less common.

Today's laptop most commonly has a screen size of approximately 15" and will weigh up to around 10 lbs. Larger screen sizes are available but can become cumbersome to transport although they are popular with the gaming fraternity.

Notebooks are smaller and lighter than laptops with screen sizes ranging from 11" through to 15". They will have the much of the same functionality as their larger counterparts but are likely to be more expensive for a similar specification, reflecting the increased production and component costs.

Netbooks first went on sale in 2008, intended specifically designed for use on the Internet rather than for processing power. Most have screens ranging in size from 10" through to 12" with some models weighing as little as 2 lbs. In terms of processor speed and hard disk capacity, they are of a fairly low specification, but with the advent of cloud computing they are now really coming into their own.

Last but by no means least are tablet PCs. Tablets do not have a lid and feature touch screen operation, using either fingers or a stylus pen. They come in a wide variety of sizes and specification levels.

To all intents and purposes some of the high-specification smartphones now availableare akin to mini PCs in their own right. By definition they are extremely portable, reflecting their heritage as a hybrid between ordinary cell phones and PDAs.

Smartphones use different operating systems to mobile PCs, but with the wide range of 'apps' (software applications) available, they are almost equal in sophistication and functionality. Since some of the major smartphone operating systems (OS) are designed by mainstream players such as Microsoft and Apple, a significant degree of compatibility and interoperability with desktop OS is also present.

Unlike mobile PCs, smartphones allow the user to make phone calls, send text messages (SMS) and even multimedia messages (MMS). They invariably feature a high quality digital camera in addition to Bluetooth, GPS and 3G mobile broadband.

It is clear that both types of devices have their own advantages and disadvantages in thework/play balance, neither being ideal for every task. However, it is no longer necessary to own two separate devices.

The alternative is yet another hybrid, commonly referred to as a UMPC (Ultra MobilePersonal Computer). UMPCs are larger than smartphones but are far more compact than other variations of the mobile PC.

UMPC screen sizes are generally between 5" and 7" with most weighing a maximum of 1.5 lbs. They are capable of running a full Windows operating system and may be usedin the same way as a cell phone. Almost all are touch screen with some versions also boasting a full pull-out QWERTY keyboard.

The UMPC may provide the answer to true portability and is arguably a glimpse at themobile computing technology of the future.

About the Author:
The above article is composed and edited by Rosette Summer. She is associated with many technology and designing communities.
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15 iPhone Apps You Can Use with Your Kids

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IPhone Apps For Kids
You’re witnessing the wonders of technology through your iPhone with its multi- capability to function as a video camera, a camera phone, a portable media player, Internet with email and web browsing. It can also send messages through texting and receiving voicemail with its Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity. Knowing more about iPhone, you can use appropriate apps at home and with the family. There are more than 15 iPhone apps you can use with your kids.

Four Primary Functions of the iPhone

By pressing the home button, you will be directed to the main screen and choose from four primary functions: phone (cellular phone service) mail (email access including pictures and other capabilities); web (browser) and iPod (music and videos).

15 iPhone Apps you Can Use with your Kids

As of today, there are already more than 60,000 apps released with around 300 application released each day. The versatility of iPods makes its application not only fun but educational for kids. IPhone apps and games are good for kids in all levels.
1. World of Goo. Kids will help the goo balls explore its bizarre and beautiful world. This game involves haunting and lots of challenges in inventive physics.
2. My Bird World is an interactive bird learning app where the kid’s knowledge about birds is tested.
3. Where’s My Water? Deep under the city street lays an alligator named Swampy. He needs water for his bath. Kids have to swipe away dirt from the water, drain away the poison and deliver it.
4. Millie’s Book of Tricks and Treats is like a Halloween experience in every page. Read the story to your young ones before bedtime.
5. My Play Home is an application for all ages as kids will enjoy discovering many interactive features in a multi-layer doll’s app.
6. Moron Test HD is an IQ test for reflexes and quick thinking.
7. Shape-O! ABC’s is an educational game that allows preschoolers and toddlers get to fix jigsaw puzzle with alphabets.
8. Playtime Theater is an interactive play set that provides children the props, sound effects and characters to record short video clips or shows.
9. Little Things is about hidden picture app that is both challenging and exciting.
10. Spot the Dot is a visually appealing app that helps your toddler identify colors and practice fine mobile activities.
11. The Zoo for iPhone works like a talking animal board book for language learning.
12. The Monster at the End of the Book is about Grover, the blue monster, doing his thing for fun and learning.
13. A Duck in New York City. Your kid can choose the way you would like to follow of a little duck from the prairie that dreams of going to New York and dancing on Broadway.
14. Tell Santa Claus is a new app for the Season, instead of asking what the family wants for Christmas, they can tell directly to Santa Claus.
15. Three Little Pigs. Teach your children the significance of not being lazy with colorful illustrations and storytelling.

Author Bio:
Aside from these 15 iPhone apps you can use with your kids, there more games and found in this website. These apps will not only keep your kids busy but will help them learn important lessons in the activity.

Frank Anderson is a games and technology blogger.

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The Difference between Analog and IP Phone Systems

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How many people do you know who prefer text messaging as their primary means of communication? Let’s take it one step further. How many people do you know who still use a landline for the bulk of their phone calls?

IP phone systems have redefined the way we interact with one another, making the cost of communication exponentially cheaper than it was even five years ago. But more than that, web-based communication provides a significantly higher value in terms of overall service, integrating an entire range of communication tools into a device that fits into the palm of your hand and, more importantly, goes wherever you do.

So how do the two stack up?

Steve Jobs vs. Alexander Graham Bell
Around since 1876, analog equipment results in a system that’s essentially locked. It requires both a professional to install and often one to maintain. Adding an extension onto an analog phone system is complex and requires you to already have wiring in place or create a separate run for each extension. Yet all too often, companies continue to operate on this archaic system.

In fact, it’s not uncommon to find medium to large businesses with dozens of analog lines that are no longer in use. And the cost of these unused lines may be running a pretty hefty bill since, in most instances, you pay a monthly fee for the connection itself. Examples include:
·         Office extensions (both occupied and vacant)
·         Cordless phones
·         Conference room speakerphones
·         Fax machines
·         Modems

The primary reasons many companies cite for maintaining an outdated system are upgrade costs and employee retraining. But after factoring in the cost of long-distance and international calling on an analog system, including changes incurred by traditional fax machines, replacement costs would be a wash if not substantially less than the savings when amortized over a set period of time.

This is further highlighted by the extreme functionality of an IP-based platform.

The Truth behind IP Technology

IP phone systems allow you to use technologically-advanced calling features essentially for free, including call forwarding, call waiting, voicemail, caller ID, call transfers and three-way calling. Plus, most have an auto-answer integrated into the system that allows for personalized messaging.

But IP phone systems are far more than just voice. They seamlessly combine the full functionality of web-based communications, incorporating many of the popular Windows applications as well as e-mail, text messing and IM into a single unified interface.

This feature alone makes the upgrade worth it as IP systems provide a wealth of customer data and other critical information your staff needs right at their fingertips. In doing so, it saves them the time of having to consult multiple systems just to handle a single request, instantly delivering a noticeable degree of streamlined efficiency across your entire organization.

The convenience, portability and advanced features of VoIP make it a benefit for any business – from local ‘mom and pops’ to multinational corporations. In addition to the considerable cost savings, it also provides the range of platforms that time-strapped customers are beginning to demand. If you want to remain competitive, it’s definitely worth considering.

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About the author: Sylvia is a web content writer who connects with business professionals to write articles on a variety of telecom technologies.
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Aakash Ubislate 7 Tablet- A Revolutionary Tablet Launched by Indian Govt. for 35$

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A Tablet for every individual, a revolution in the world of tablets has just recently released in India known as Aakash Tablet (Previously its prototype named as Sakshat Tablet). Aakash (which means sky in Hindi) Tablet is made by the UK-based company DataWind in collaboration with IIT Rajasthan (DataWind is a leading developer of wireless web access products and service providers owned by a Suneet Singh Tuli, a Canadian of Indian descent), but it will be assembled at DataWind India, its new production plant in Hyderabad, India. It will be totally an Indian tablet, there is not at all Chinese relations.

What is a Tablet?

Everyone is talking about the tablets; actually we’re in the world of tablets now, the world of big and heavy computers has gone now. Do you known what exactly a tablet is? I am not talking about medicines; it is related to the world of gadgets. A Tablet is basically a small personal computer(PC), equipped with a rotatable touchscreen as input device, and it runs on Operating Systems like Windows, Mac OS or Android. It has nearly all the key features of a standard PC, the main difference between a tablet and a PC is that you can keep a tablet in your pocket, while you can’t keep a PC.
The Indian government has managed well to keep up its promise to Indians students about pricing the Aakash tablet as less as possible. As we have seen a lot of ups and down in its price because of its manufacturing, design cost, but now its basic version Aakash tablet will be available at $35 for students across India and commercial version Ubislate 7 tablet will be priced at $60 for everyone at retails store.
The $35 Aakash tablet is the most anticipated tablet of the world; it is the world cheapest and most affordable tablet. It is the best example of India’s innovative and creative minds.

Aakash Tablet Specifications and Features

Aakash Ubislate 7 Android tablet is powered with a 366 MHz Connexant Processor, runs on Android 2.2 Froyo OS. Below are the full list of Aakash Hardware and Software. It weighs only 350 grams and it comes with a 1 year warranty.

Aakash Tablet Hardware

  • Display and Screen Resolution- 7-inch Multi-touch Resistive Touchscreen with screen resolution of 800 x 480 pixel
  • CPU- 366 MHz, HD video, Connexant Processor, and Graphics Accelerator
  • RAM- 256MB
  • Wi-Fi enabled (802.11 a/b/g) and GPRS (3G support via Dongle)
  • Mini and Full USB
  • SIM card slot and miniSD card slot
  • 3.5 mm Headset jack
  • Storage- 2 GB of onboard memory with expandable up to 32 GB microSD memory card
  • Battery- Rechargeable non-removable lithium-polymer battery with Solar charging option.
  • Stand By Time- 2 or 3 hours at one stretch.

Aakash Tablet Software

  • OS- Android 2.2 operating system
  • Web browsing, video conferencing, PDF viewer, Text editor
  • Documents formats- DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX, XLS, XLSX, ODT, ODP
  • Image formats- PNG, JPG, BMP, GIF
  • Audio formats- MP3, AAC, AC3, WAV, WMA
  • Video formats- MPEG2, MPEG4, AVI, FLV
  • Web browser – Standards Compliance: xHTML 1.1 compliant, JavaScript 1.8 compliant
  • Separate application for online YouTube video
  • Over 1.5 lakh applications

Aakash Tablet Launch

Aakash tablet has been developed as part of the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology which aims to link 25,000 colleges and 400 universities on the subcontinent in an e-learning program.
Basic Version of the Aakash tablet for students will come in partnership with Aircel which would provide SIM cards which can then be used for accessing the internet through the 3G network and it also features telephony to make and receive calls over GSM band.
Aakash Tablet Price and Availability
The Aakash Tablet has been manufactured and designed completely in India. The Indian government is buying 100,000 tablets from DataWind for INR 2,250 (USD$45) per unit and will be available to students across India. The Indian Government hopes to deliver 10 million tablets at a target price of INR 1,750 (USD$35) per unit.
Commercial version of Aakash tablet named as Aakash Ubislate 7 tablet will be available from November for INR 3000 (USD$60) recently announced by Datawind. It will come with added features like an In-built cellular modem and SIM to access internet. You will be able to buy Ubsilate 7 tablet online or in retail stores from November.

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You can now book a brand new tablet on there official page at Aakash Ubislet Tablet.Please pass your valuable feedback through comments.Happy Blogging... :)
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