Monday, November 23, 2009

Review on Synchronized Focus Digital Camera Binoculars

Here’s another amazing device that can revolutionize your ways of capturing moments in lenses! Yes, with the hi-tech Synchronized Focus Digital Camera binoculars you can now freeze not only moment, but also distance in your lenses. If you are having the spy gigs and want to get scoop of a person you are following from far, you can bank upon the Synchronized Focus Digital Camera binoculars. With special 8x magnification features and groundbreaking focusing technology that ensures high clarity of static as well as video images on its integrated 5 megapixel digital camera, the Synchronized Focus Digital Camera binoculars are facing great demand.

Some of the other features of the digital camera cum binoculars include:

  • A stylized 1 1/2″ color flip-up LCD screen
  • Internal memory space is 16 MB
  • Storage capacity of 15 pictures at 2560 x 1920 resolutions
  • The replay feature continuously records the last eight to 60 seconds of video at 640 x 480 resolutions at 15 frames per second
  • Fully multi-coated, 30mm objective lenses
  • It has Bak-4 prism system for superior optical performance
  • Dimension = 4 1/4" H x 6" W x 3 1/4" L.
  • Weight = 1 1/2 lbs.
Unlike lesser binoculars with fixed focus cameras, this hi-tech binoculars digital camera device ensures awe-inspiring optical performance, yielding a 320' field of view at 1,000 yards. The eye relief allows the users to use this device even while wearing glasses. Once you've taken a shot, you can easily review the image on the 1 1/2" color flip-up LCD to ensure if the shot captured was perfect. For additional storage an SD card can be attached (card not included). You can download photos and video clips to your PC via USB cable included with the device. This fantastic binocular digital camera works on two AAA batteries and you can get this device at a cost as nominal as $299.95 only.

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Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Runescape – A Multiplayer Online Game Review

Runescape , a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) operated by Jagex Ltd. invites online gaming addicts worldwide and easily popular on the internet because it's free nature and interesting storyline. Although a highly popular game, it comes with its twists bringing forth various quests and objectives to the players. To proceed with the quests, cross levels you will need to collect gold coins to buy items for use on your journey, which facing the different events, monsters etc. As noobs or newbie players, we always surf the internet for Runescape millions guide. Because of the popularity of the game and addiction to cross levels, finding out important game tips, and hints about collecting gold in large amounts lead us often to various sites. As of today this MMORPG has around 104 million active users … yeaaah!! So you can easily understand how many websites are looking to tap into those online gaming community users.

But let me stop you here and make you aware that not all sites offer proper guidance and worthwhile Runescape tips. There are many people who have been Runescape players for years now and in their newbie days they had come across zillions of worthless and crappy sites, which attracted freshers like with the lure of finding a proper guide to Runescape gold. Once you are there, you will discover certain things. You will find Runescape wikis with nothing new other than what’s on the official website; you probably even find hundreds of screenshots and lots of affiliate links and advertising banners. Such sites are made by tricky webmasters who devise means to make money from advertising by luring newbie Runescape addicts and fans but ultimately offer nothing.

Now by this Runescape online game review, it is not my intention to say that all Runescape resource websites are rot ... but even the sites, which have some useful tips about Runescape are so outdated that when you will be thinking of using such tips, they will not work. This is the primary reason that many newbie gamers do not get any fruitful result from their search queries related to Runescape information. Some websites are currently coming up with some real good information about how to win gold in the Runescape online game, trying to keep the new gamers updated with fresh and valuable tips - which is what a real fan will want. Some websites are giving top secrets as to how to win gold in the Runescape game and also provide with helpful insights and latest strategies on grand exchange, which will in turn have you making tens of millions on the game. You can search with the query like “Runescape top secrets” or “top secrets for Runescape”.

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Saturday, October 10, 2009

Product Review - Jovan Musk For Men

Product Review - Jovan Musk For Men

“Jovan”, the name has long been an enduring product in the cologne industry. Presently made by Coty, Jovan has been admired by millions across the globe. It has always been a signature fragrance for many people in professional as well as informal area, who do not see themselves wearing anything else but Jovan Musk. The soothing, non-pungent, sophisticated fragrance of Jovan Musk has allured many people from different trade and culture. Launched by the design house of Jovan back in 1973, this Musk was has marked its name amongst the fames.

What set Jovan Musk apart from the others?

This is certainly going to be a question that you might come up with, if you haven’t yet used Jovan made by Coty. The unique fragrance of Jovan Musk has made it a real solid product and set it ahead in the competition. Jovan has another unique feature and that is if you spray it, you cannot tell that you have it, like other colognes, but people around you in near vicinity can smell the freshness and feel your aura of presence. You can wear it any day for all occasions. Most interestingly you don’t need to spray it hard. Putting it just slightly should be good enough to mark your presence amidst the mob.

Jovan Musk for men, if original, has an aesthetic masculine fragrance that anyone will love to wear while walking out for a party, or for business. This non- fruity perfume keeps day long freshness within one who wears it. It starts smelling better if your walk in sun or get wet. Apart from a complete range of men’s products like body spray, after shave lotion, men’s colognes etc. Jovan has a line of body wash, deodorant, colognes and perfumes for women too.

Jovan Musk is one of the classiest Jovan cologne and it has remained one of the best colognes products in the global market.

Additional information about Jovan Musk:

Cost: Inexpensive- $ 17 to $ 20
Best time to wear Jovan Musk: All season, all occasions and events
Duration: One 3 oz. bottle should last for 6 to 8 months if used for every day in all occasions
Fragrance Type: Luxurious, gentle, masculine fragrance of spices and lavender
Availability: Jovan dealers, Jovan stores and online purchase

"It works with your body's natural chemistry to create a sexy scent. It is masculine, powerful, persuasive. It is what attracts." - From the Jovan box.

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Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Review on the Legal Aspect of Gun Collection

There are so many gun collectors who are fond of collecting different kinds of guns and boast on their assortments of guns.Often many gun collectors - especially who are newbies fall in trouble, because specific Act prevailing in the country does not permit to collect such type of rifles. Even having certain weapons parts in gun store may prove quite risky. California is among those who have stepped in for regulating the possession of machine guns, automatic weapons and any other "multiburst trigger activator."

Many gun dealers with sizable collection of guns can fall in trouble for having (or selling) "essential parts" that could be assembled or turned into unregistered weapons such as automatic rifles, silencers and other destructive devices. Possession of seemingly simple parts can be used to convert legal rifles into lethal machine guns, such as the hammer, selector, bolt carrier, disconnector and/or triggers that are usually used to convert a legal AR-15 into an M-16. Gun collectors are quite aware of the fact that without these five parts, their AR-15 cannot be operate in fully automated mode. It is to be remembered that with just one of them installed, the weapon is considered as illegal machine gun under BATF rules.

The "vagueness" of The NFA laws can be crucial, and gun dealers who are charged with a possession often show this as a mode of defense. In this respect, the legal system requires an ordinary individual to fully understand what are not permissible under a particular statutory regulation. They should know clearly that they can be held legally responsible for the violation of law. The federal law has to say something about machine guns! The term is actually defined as "any weapon which shoots, is designed to shoot, or can be readily restored to shoot, automatically more than one shot, without manual reloading by a single function of the trigger." There are statutory regulations covering the possession of parts for use in converting a legal weapon into "destructive device."

There should be no reason for the dealers as well as the gun collectors to say that they are not aware of the relevant legal bindings. Their ignorance of law will be mixed up with just a mere excuse. Dealers and gun collectors should educate themselves and become well acquainted with the current transfer, possession and registration legislation, as well as other prevailing laws affecting the industry in order to save their personal inventory from confiscation.

You can get many sources of NFA weapons or parts. Just be careful enough what you are purchasing from them. If you have employees or friends with access to your parts bins who occasionally swap parts for their AR-15, be aware of the parts which get thrown back into the bin. If a customer brings in a Russian AK war trophy from the Persian Gulf or a German Schmeisser from dad's attic, get the BATF's help in disposing of the firearm. Keep in mind that your duties are not those of a police officer, but of a licensed dealer. If someone has an illegal weapon and wants to turn it in, contact your local BATF office or police agency for help. If your customer knows it's an illegal weapon and they are not cooperative, just report the details to BATF or your local police. Don't place yourself in jeopardy!

The most important thing is that you must be very careful while dealing with guns and other weapons that can be lethal. Collectors and dealers can be brought before the severe penal action if caught involved in illegal Act.

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Sunday, September 20, 2009

Gadget Review – Bedol Water powered clock

Gadget ReviewBedol Water powered clock

Here is another great product that has caught attention of millions of Internet surfers. The Bedol Water-Powered Clock is an attractive gadget. Bedol water-powered clock has a beautiful chronometer that runs solely on water. It requires no AC power or batteries, nor even hand winding to refill its charge. Electrons are accumulated through pouring water. This is a revolutionary invention that has made a turnkey addition to the generation’s fashion.

With an eye in the most contemporary fashion blended with latest technology Bedol International Group has stirred up an edgy spin to the traditional clocks. Bedol water-powered clock has to be monitored quite frequently and water should be refilled every after every 6 to 8 weeks time. Interestingly, just a splash of lemon and a pinch of salt may be added to ensure that the clock keeps ticking over with optimum efficiency. Bedol water powered clock is backed by a smart technology that includes an efficient memory chip [measuring around 4″ (10.1cm) x 4″ (10.1cm) x 3.5″ (8.9cm)] that keeps track of the time during the water changing phase.

Bedol water powered clock is an eco-friendly gadget that curtails down the cost on batteries as it is smartly powered by water. Amazingly this hi-tech, energy efficient gadget comes in an economical price range also. You can get this adorable gadget at any price ranging between $12.52 and $19.99 at in various colors, viz. blue, orange, green and gray.

This eco-friendly highly technical gadget comes with its very unique style in bright colors and attractive round shapes and has been engineered for everyday use. There’s no need for batteries, no need for re-charging and refilling of cells, no wastage of money, no wastage of energy; just an environmental friendly gadget that have bring out a twist in fashion of household and official items.

International Group has stepped out with its very own unique way to make the planet a better place to live!

Check out the Bedol's Online Store!

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Saturday, June 6, 2009

Digital Camera Review - FinePix J250, The New Addition to FujiFil's J Sereis Digi Cam

Very recently Fujifilm proudly announced an amazing addition – the “FinePix J250” to its wide range of highly popular J-series compact digital cameras. Stuffed with features to ensure more options and choices for the consumers, the FinePix J250 has been highl;y admired by photographers.

The FinePix J250 model has been designed to target the photographer mob that prefers a stylish digital camera that can yield stunning image quality without blowing the budget. Every single model developed by Fujifilm yields good quality picture. So what makes FinePix J250 digital camera different from the others? Fujifilm’s FinePix J250 has a core specification of 10 megapixels, with high-quality 28mm wide-angle Fujinon 5x zoom, which ensures top image quality with perfect sharpness. Its diminutive size allows the user of keep it in the pocket and mover wherever they want. The most important feature that sets Fujifilm’s FinePix J250 digital camera apart from other cameras in J series is the highly effective Dual Image Stabilisation technology, which allows the photographer to combine CCD shift technology with high ISO settings to get virtually blur free images. The large 3” LCD screen is another big feature of this new addition in J series digital camera. Another couple of features offered by the FinePix J250 digital camera are the impressive Scene Recognition AUTO (SR AUTO) and Face Detection Technology with red-eye removal.

SR AUTO is one of the smartest technologies that allow photographers to get amazingly great shots quickly and easily. Users will just frame the shot, and SR AUTO technology will recognize intelligently the scene’s details including landscape, night, macro, night Portrait, portrait and backlit portrait. It selects the perfect setting that best suits the scene’s details. This allows the user to grab every single situation and take stunning shots of all types, ranging from group shots and sweeping landscapes to dramatic close-ups and moving shots.
Available in silver or black, the brushed metallic finish with and the highly polished metal lens ring and diamond cut FinePix logo gives the device a look of luxuriousness.

FinePix J250 Digital Camera Review - Features at a Glance
  • 10 Megapixels
  • Scene Recognition AUTO (SR AUTO)
  • 5x Fujinon zoom lens
  • 28mm wide-angle
  • Dual Image Stabilisation
  • 3” LCD screen
  • ISO to 3200 (at 3MP)
  • Face Detection technology (software based)
  • Micro thumbnail View
  • Smart, stylish and luxurious look

FinePix J250 Digital Camera Review - Specification

• 1/2.3 " CCD
• 10 million effective pixels

Image sizes:
• 3648 x 2736
• 3648x 2432
• 2592 x 1944
• 2048 x 1536
• 1600 x 1200
• 640 X 480 pixels

Movie clips:
• 640x480 (30fps)
• 320x240 (30fps)

File formats:
• Still Image - JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
• Movie Clip - AVI (MJPEG) Audio : WAV

• 28-140mm equiv.
• f = 5.1 - 2.5.5mm
• F3.3(W) - F5.1(T)

Digital zoom: Approx. 5.7x

Focus: Auto focus

AF area modes: Center

Focus distance:
•Normal - Wide - Approx. 60cm / 2.0 ft. to infinity
Telephoto - Approx. 1.2m / 3.9 ft. to infinity
•Macro - Wide - Approx. 5cm - 80cm / 2.0 in. - 2.6ft.
Telephoto - Approx. 80cm - 1.5 m / 2.6ft. - 4.9ft

ISO sensitivity :
• ISO 64
• ISO 100
• ISO 200
• ISO 400
• ISO 800
• ISO 1600
• ISO 3200

Metering: TTL 256-zones metering

Exposure modes: Programmed AE

Shuttter speed: 8 sec to 1/2000 sec

Shooting modes:
• Mode dial - Auto, Baby mode, SR Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Digital ZOOM, Portrait, SP(Scene Position), Movie
• SP - Landscape, Sport, Night, Night (Tripod), Natural light, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Sunset, Flower, Party, Museum, Text, Manual

White balance:
• Automatic scene recognition
• Preset (Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White) Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light)

Self timer: Approx. 10 sec./2 sec.

Continuous shooting Modes: Top-3 (max 1.4 frames/sec)

• Modes: Red-eye removal OFF - Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro.
Red-eye removal ON - Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro.
• Range
Normal - Wide - Approx. 60cm - 3.0m / 2.0 ft. - 9.8 ft.
Telephoto - Approx. 1.2 m - 1.9m / 3.9 ft. - 6.2 ft.
Macro - Wide - Approx. 30cm - 80cm /1.0 ft. - 2.6 ft.
Telephoto - Approx. 70 cm - 1.5 m / 2.3ft. - 4.9 ft.

LCD monitor:
• 3.0 inch TFT LCD
• approx. 230,000 pixels
• Amorphous silicon TFT colours LCD monitor
• approx.100% coverage

Digital input/output: USB 2.0 High Speed

Video output: AV - NTSC, PAL (user selectable)

• Internal memory (Approx. 24 MB)

Power: Rechargeable NP-45 Li-ion battery

Weight (without battery): 151 g

• 92 (W) x 58 (H) x 23 (D) mm
• 3.6 (W) × 2.3 (H) × 0.9(D) in

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LZR Aquabeat Racer Waterproof MP3 Player Review – Music Amidst The Rain

LZR Aquabeat Racer Waterproof MP3 Player Review, MP3 Player Reviews

LZR Aquabeat Racer Waterproof MP3 Player Review

Very little is there to review on the amazing Waterproof MP3 Player, so it might not blow your mind off. Still with the advent of LZR Aquabeat Racer Waterproof MP3 Player, the world of music has seen a new horizon. With this entirely new concept iRiver has revolutionized the way of enjoying music! iRiver claims that it’s new creation LZR Aquabeat Racer Waterproof MP3 Player will allow enjoy music amidst the rain or in the swimming pool too! iRiver has always stirred up topic of discussions by introducing new concepts, and this time it joined hands with the world most renowned swim suit maker, Speedo to let swimmers enjoy a new flavor of life… Music on swim!

Pretty ergonomic, iRiver’s LZR Aquabeat Racer Waterproof MP3 Player is designed in rubber to resist water sipping in to the circuit board. This waterproof MP3 player, LZR Aquabeat Racer is a combined effort of iRiver and Speedo. This attractive MP3 player is equipped with 2 GB memory space, which is just enough to upload some of your faves. The built-in rechargeable battery runs effectively to give a playtime of as along as 8 hours continuously and is smart enough to withstand duration up to 30 minutes under water swim. LZR Aquabeat Racer Waterproof MP3 Player can be easily affixed to your head, although it does not have the wireless technology, nor does it have the digital display like Apple Shuffle, nor again is this something that has taken a big share in the market. But if you are looking for an MP3 device that would allow you to enjoy the rhythm of life even at a depth of 3 meters under the water, there’s no option but to pick the LZR Aquabeat Racer Waterproof MP3 Player! If you are planning to get this waterproof MP3 player for Scuba diving, you are going to be an utter flop for the bad investment. Remember, LZR Aquabeat Racer can withstand not more than 3 meters of water depth. With just the necessary acoustic controllers including “Play”, “Volume Controllers” and “stop and track-changing controllers” this Waterproof MP3 Player has marked its name in the top searches! LZR Aquabeat Racer Waterproof MP3 Player supports both MP3 and WMA files.

LZR Aquabeat Racer has been released in Japan only and has been marked $128.

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Thursday, June 4, 2009

iPhone Application Review - Las Vegas casinos Banned iPhone blackjack card counting Application

Card counting iPhone application frowned upon in Online Casinos

Apple's iPhone has already taken a big stake of the mobile phone market. With loads of amazing features and built-in applications, iPhone is going to the the hearthrob of the generation. Now the next version - iPhone 3G has put even more enticing features all at your fingertips. This review is on an iPhone application that has given hard blow to the Online Casinos. A new hi-tech iPhone blackjack card counting application moved the online gamblers! BlackJack gamblers can cheat at the gambling table by using the blackjack card-counting iPhone application.

Very recently mass voice was raised against the use of iPhone blackjack card counting application. According to a report released by Associated Press, the Las Vegas casino operators are currently on the lookout for blackjack cheaters who are using the card-counting application on their iPhones. Nevada State Gaming Control Officials warranted a caution to the online casinos about the fact the hi-tech card-counting software is smart enough to turn iPhone and iPod Touch MP3 players into a tool that can be used to beat the odds at the blackjack tables in Nevada.

In his letter to the casino operators, Randall Sayre, who is the Nevada gaming control board member mentioned: "Once this program is installed on the phone through the iTunes website it can make counting cards easy. When the program is used in the 'Stealth Mode' the screen of the phone will remain shut off, and as long as the user knows where the keys are located the program can be run effortlessly without detection."

Associated Press reported that by using this application program gamblers can tap a virtual button on the screen, every times a cards 10 or with a higher value gets turned up. Interestingly the gamblers can also tap a different button (virtual) on the screen as soon as a low-value card is turned up. This hi-tech iPhone application runs through a software that continually shows the real time count by updating the true count. The users of this iPhone application get tracks of the cards with total values, closest to 21 points without exceeding that particular amount. By this the user gets a feedback regarding a gambler's probable chances to winning.

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Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Search Engine Reviews - Microsoft's Bing is Here

"BING" - the word has been buzzing the world wide web for quite some time now. The Bing is here now! The newest take on the web by Microsoft is now open to the world since this morning - June 02, 2009, although it was about to go live on Wednesday, June 3, 2009. When the Search Engine giants like Google, yahoo, Altavista is already there in the market, what sets Microsoft's new Search Engine apart? What makes it different from these existing giants. This review on the new search Engine developed by Microsoft will clarify what Bing is all about. I am sure people all over the world got gripped in a bit of confusion to find Bing replacing Yes, is redirecting to since morning June 2, 2009.

Since its a new born baby with just a few hours of age, it is not devoid of technical drawbacks. I came across forums, where many international Internet users have stated that they noted different results and features in varied IP addresses and languages. Bing is not amongst those full proved Search Engines that have engulfed the lion share of World Wide Web.

Whatever the tech issues might be, Bing will hopefully come up with stronger and flawless version shortly. Keep your finger crossed! Check out the features that Bing has come up with...

Video Previews: Pretty cool this feature is, with tons of facilities for the users! Good news is that the international users are able to to watch pretty lengthy clips on Bing, which is helpful. There's another part of the story too! Loic Le Meur the founder and CEO of video conversation site discovered something that's really annoying! Even after tweaking the safe search settings Loic discovered that Bing could preview any video clip, including the restricted ones.

Search Categories: The meeting held in the last week at the unveiling of the Search Engine, Bing, Steve Ballmer the CEO of Microsoft defined the current search one-dimensional. He said people can "find information quickly and use the information they've found to accomplish tasks." This will grow to become a lot more helpful. Currently, broad searches in Bing for terms with deep results are bringing up suggestive categories to try searching under and the results are pretty detailed and are showing up things even at micro level. For instance a search for "cell phones" yields links for reviews, price comparison, repairs, and so many other good stuff including shopping links, images and related videos. The overall search results count to 132,000,000, while for the same buzz phrase Google returns 120,000,000 results. Interestingly Bing seems to organize the search results neatly for every single search and semi-specific categories.

Shopping start point: This could set Bing apart from the existing Search Engines. Bing has already taken over the Microsoft's previous product (Search Engine) Live.Com, where users could occasionally find amazing cash-back bonuses and sophisticated shopping points. Keeping focused on the great shopping start point feature, Bing can mark a difference with more effective and smarter results.

RSS feed results: Although nothing worthy enough boast at, but the browser should detect an RSS feed on the results page for search terms automatically, and, given that. Since it's a new search database, Bing's results feeds might come up with some newest and you some new and very intriguing results.

Read out the extracts of some early reviews on Bing:

Gizmodo: "In the automatically generated top links for Gizmodo are months-old links to single posts about the second Bill Gates/Seinfeld ad and leaked box shots of the Zune 16GB and 160GB models. Really?"

Ars Technica: "The results for some queries blow my mind: how is it possible that the results can be so preposterously useless? Other times, though, a comparison with the old Live Search shows that Bing obviously has had its algorithm tweaked for the better."

Mashable: "There's at least three very different versions of Bing right now, and depending on where you are, your Bing experience will be very different. It's a very weird decision from Microsoft, bound to cause a lot of confusion, but hey: it's the Microsoft way."

Technologizer: "Bing attempts to differentiate itself from what Steve Ballmer would call "the market leader" in search by focusing on helping users with four common action-oriented search tasks: making a purchase, planning a trip, researching a health condition and finding a local business."

ReadWriteWeb: "The main difference between the two search engines is that Bing offers more options on the left, including special sections for symptons, medication, children, etc. It also offers 'related searches', which with health-related searches is typically helpful ... With Google you can get more options too, but you have to click "Show Options..." - which we're not sure how many users do."

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Saturday, May 16, 2009

Symantec Claims Mac OS Targeted by Malicious Spyware

Sometimes back in late 2007, Symantec, who made one of the most popular program suite Norton Utilities, came up with scary prediction for the Mac users, claiming that the Mac Operating System had been increasingly becoming a target for the certain malicious activities that, they thought were mostly associated with Microsoft. This prediction made by the “global leader in information security” moved the Internet mob across the globe, especially the niche Mac users. Although there's no record about it, but it is for sure that many Mac users have purchased Symantec anti spyware and virus resisting software. Symantec had a good business out of that! Now the question is how many Mac OS had been targeted during the tenure. No news of Mac Os targeted have been published across the net. Good news is that, Symantec admitted that the prediction made by them about increasing Mac-targeted spyware was not correct. That was like crying wolf by the “global leader in information security”, Symantec. Most importantly Symantec has not seen any news of new Mac-related threats these days.

This is definitely a safe time for the Mac users, but that doesn't mean that Mac is absolutely safe life time and free from spywares and viruses. While just notice OS X Software Updates, you can fnd that Apple releases new security updates every few months in order to facilitate the esteemed Mac users preventing their Mac from being targeted by malicious spyware and viruses. Although Mac OS has been designed, keeping the security issues in mind, so most vulnerabilities are really hard to be exploited. Exploiting the vulnerability requires "socially engineered user interaction”.

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Sunday, May 10, 2009

Digital Camera Review - Canon PowerShot A590 IS

Canon PowerShot A590 IS Digital Camera ReviewCanon has broken the records of some of the path-breaking technology of grabbing moments in lens! You can now freeze every single moment of your life in the lens of exceptional digital camera - Canon PowerShot A590 IS. If you are looking for a digital camera, just do not forget to check out PowerShot A590 IS. With 8.0-mega pixels, a 4x optical zoom, an Optical Image Stabilizer and a large 2.5-inch LCD screen the Canon PowerShot A590 IS will surely prove its worth by the power-packed performance. Whether you are a professional or just an amateur Canon PowerShot A590 IS will quench your thirst of grabbing moments in lens. With a wide range of shooting modes - from manual to fully automatic, including Canon's new Easy Mode - this digital camera make picture-taking really an amazing experience. A DIGIC III Image Processor with Enhanced Canon Face Detection technique assures a more natural flavor in your resultant photographs. Canon PowerShot A590 IS is once again one of the best digital camera for take shots on move. Its "Motion Detection Technology" reduces the blur due to motion and just by attaching an added wide or telephoto converter lenses, you can let your creativity flow out in full swing!

Specific Features of Canon PowerShot A590 IS Digital Camera
  • 8.0 Megapixel
  • 4x Optical Zoom
  • 2.5" LCD Display
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • High Sensitivity (ISO 1600)
  • Easy Mode
  • Fully manual to fully Automatic shooting modes
  • Face Detection & Motion Detection
  • In-Camera Red-Eye Correction
  • Adjustable flash light (high flash or low flash)
  • Powered By AA-size Batteries
This is really an exceptionally good digital camera, but not devoid of some disadvantages. The pros and cons of the Canon PowerShot A590 IS Digital Camera are listed below:

  • Easy to use
  • Excellent output quality, with good depth of field
  • Nice features
  • Easy setting modes
  • Lightweight and Portable
  • Bright LCD
  • Simple controls/menu
  • Durable
  • Good battery back-up
  • Low battery life
  • Complicated controls/menu
  • Flimsy Construction
  • Missing features/settings
  • Poor Low-Light Performance
  • The autofocus turns a bit soft at times.
  • The manual exposure settings plus the ability to switch between "Evalutive Metering" and "Spot Metering" at this price is a huge thing. Hence the quality of this particular feature cannot be guaranteed.

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Insominia Patients - Eliminate Your Toss and Turn

Hot Gadgets Reviews, NightWave Sleep AssistantAnother new solution for the insomnia patients is here! This is a review on a gadget that revolutionized the medical science, setting apart the sleeping pills, cutting down the risk of serious side effects.If you are too tired mentally and cannot sleep, this relaxation device (NightWave Sleep Assistant) is the best way to fall asleep easily, by eliminating all that tossing and turning due to mental stress and restlessness. Well, this is all magic of the blue! Yes, NightWave Sleep Assistant does this by emitting a soft, cool blue light into your dark bedroom. The luminance of the faint blue light has a gradual fluctuations (gradual rise and fall) and as you lay there, your breath is synchronized with the rise ans fall of the illumination of light. With the passage of time the variations gets slower, and so does your breathing rate. Researches have shown that blue light with this particular wavelength helps reset the body’s biological clock (circadian rhythm), when you change the existing changing time zones. Whether you call it a magic lantern or just a sleep assistant, the Nightwave relaxing device is really a miraculous inclusion in the modern world, where sleeping pills have been the only stress killer. This hi-tech "NightWave sleep assistant" relaxing device silently drives you to a special pre-sleep phase, where your mind gets released from restless mental activities and tend to enter into a calm condition! Most amazingly, you do not need to switch it off. NightWave sleep assistant is smart enough to go to an auto turn off mode after a short spell of time, drifting you off to sleep. Most importantly, unlike the sonic devices, this blue illumination doesn't disturb others too!

This NightWave Sleep Assistant gadget review has no intention to review against the prescription medicines. You can taker your doctor's advice and try out this magic lantern. All you need to invest in a recurring manner to eliminate your tossing and turning, is to refill the batteries of your sleep assistant. This amazing gadget has been admired by ma from insomnia or jet lag. The sleep assistant helps you if you are suffering from loss of sleep caused by:
  • Environmental and lifestyle stresses
  • Over-stimulation from an active mind
  • Jet lag and unfamiliar sleep surroundings

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Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Hot Gadget Review: Carabiner Torch Watch

Hot Gadget Review Hot Gadgets Reviews multi-functional gadgets Carabiner Torch WatchMulti-functionality is the watch word of present technical era. Multifunction gadgets have tuned the modern life style in a unique note, and have been taking the markets by storm. While just scrambling around the web, looking for some multi-functional gadgets, I chanced to stumble upon something quite fashionable, really interesting and a great combo that have been merchandised by many retailers online.

Whatever name you call it by… a “torch watch carabiner tool” or “Carabiner Torch Watch”, this is really one of the hot gadgets that has greatly been admired by the sportsmen across the globe. This innovative handy gadget from True Utility is one of the most vital trekking or camping accessories. It’s not all that a hi-tech gadget that can do miracles… rather a simple watch-cum-torch, the basic loop characteristic of which makes it a versatile gadget for usage. Be it your pants or your backpack, you can cling it where ever it looks stylized! The Carabiner Torch Watch owes its sturdiness and durability to the metal alloy carcass. Moreover the maker added another enticing addition to its feature-list by making it water-resistant. Just cling it to your waist liner loop and walk out in rain in style. The manufacturer claims that this really interesting gadget combo is one of the must have items for the survivalists! Besides it’s multifunctional features, it’s trendy look will surely add spice to your style. The contoured shape and smooth line of this hot gadget will impress any watch lover!

More Information about Carabiner Torch Watch

  • Launch date: 2008, 2nd half
  • Availability: Africa, America, Asia, Australia, Europe, Oceania, Japan, Romania... demand is on rise.
  • Carabiner Torch Watch from True Utility
  • Lightweight alloy body
  • Japanese Quartz watch movement
  • Alarm/clock
  • 2 x Button cell batteries
  • Water Resistance: 8.3cm long
  • Bright white LED light
  • Dimensions: L80 x W40 x D14mm
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Wednesday, March 18, 2009

A Review on Fragrances and Perfumes - Fragrance Family

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If you are confused while selecting the right fragrance for yourself, you are not alone. Millions of people find themselves gripped in confusions while picking the right fragrance for themselves. Here’s a brief review on the fragrance families and perfume categories, understanding of which may make it easier for you choose what suits your personality.

Perfumes and fragrances are categorized into number of families based on the notes and the odor they have been layered. Almost all fragrances have refreshing aromatic fougère base, but some are still in the queue with certain other unique bases.

Here are some basic fragrance categories:

Fragrances of Citrus Family: The fragrances falling under the citrus family have the aesthetic notes of fruit oils. Some Iranian and French perfume brands that have marked their name in the global market, use lime, oranges, grapes, lemon, bergamot, tangerine and apricots as basic notes. Some leaders in the industry are known for aesthetically using the predominant notes of peaches too. Example includes: The first Eaux de Cologne. Known for its lingering effect Chypre by Coty earned high degree of popularity in 1917.

Fragrances of Drywoods Family: The drywoods bases are chiefly for men’s use. Perfumes falling under drywoods family spread unique woody fragrances when dried up, along side the additional notes of leather or tobacco or cedar or burnt woods. Some leading brands apply a dash of citrus note to slightly fade off the intensity of the masculine woody notes. This gives the fragrance a special effect too!

Fragrances of Floral Family: Floral base, being another unique family of fragrance have awesome soft notes. The perfumes falling under this fragrance family are chiefly for hers. Appeared in 1900’s for the first time, the oriental floral base of fragrances been admired by the women afflicted to fashion in vogue. With sweetness of exotic floral fragrances the perfumes with floral base are the hottest picks for women of all age globally. Examples include: Givenchy Amariage Mariage, Clinique Aromatics Elixir, Chanel Chance Badgley Mischka and Donna Karan DKNY Be Delicious

Fragrances of Fougère base: Fougère, which means “Fern” in French is another unique fragrance category. Derived from the oils of some harmless forest herbs and grasses this family of fragrance has easily marked a presence in the industry. Having superb oriental notes of fragrances with spicy bases of citrus or softwoods or even selective floral base, the Fougère fragrance family has enticed the huge section of the fashionable male population. Examples include: Joop Homme, Hugo Boss Boss in Motion Gaultier Le Male and Prada Pour Homme.

Fragrances falling under Chypre Family: With very refreshing notes of citrus, blended with inconspicuous fragrances of woody tones of oakmoss or patchouli, the Chypre family of fragrances have revolutionized the aroma world. Statistics show that a big section of men’s population of modern fashion, are more inclined to Chypre fragrance family.

Fragrances falling under Rustic Base: The very dominant aromatic accord has come up with rustic notes with a motive of aromatic enhancement. Such notes carry scents of countryside including new-mown hay or hers or grass. Examples include: Aramis New West for Men, Hugo Boss Hugo, Ralph Lauren Polo Sport, Calvin Klein Escape for Men and Kenneth Cole Reaction

Fragrances falling under Spicy Base: A dominant dash of spicy notes that enlivens the amber accord with spices like cloves nutmeg, cardamom or cinnamon have desperately entered into the market and earned a great deal of admirations. Examples include: Hugo Boss, Hugo Dark Blue, Armani Code, Burberry London for Men, Cartier Must for men and Yves Saint Laurent Body Kouros, Hermes Terre d’Hermes, Old Spice Original.

Fragrances falling under Water Base: This newest family of fragrance, which came into being around 1991, is the lightest of all the categories. Alike some others in the industry, the water base fragrance family are subcategorized into two distinctive notes: males and females. Predominated by the water bases with the refreshing notes of citrus family of aroma and water herbs, the water base fragrances are the smartest picks for summer. Examples include: Cerruti 1881 Pour Homme, Azzaro Pure Vetiver, Lacoste Pour Homme, Calvin Klein Euphoria Men, Yves Saint Laurent Jazz, Guerlain Vetiver, Lalique Encre Noire, Kenneth Cole Black for Him and Ralph Lauren Safari for Men.

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Monday, March 9, 2009

Apple Ignited a Spark in iPhone Application Revolution

Sparks flew all around with Apple spearheading the iPhone revolution! The first launch of iPhone made unexpectedly amazing blast in the global market, but the fire storm cooled down with the spread out of the iPhone virus news.

Apple engineers started to burn their midnight oil to upgrade their revolutionary iPhone. After nights of hard work Apple declared that iPhone will run the third-party application only if they are designed according to the Web 2.0 Internet standards. That's really a great news, which made some people raise their eyebrows with shriek of surprises! Yes, developers can now create web 2.0 applications that can be run on iPhone, just as smoothly as iPhone's built-in applications. Good news is that even with the third-part app installed the users can seamlessly access their iPhone’s services, such as making phone calls, accessing Google map and sending emails. Apple claimed that users won't have to compromise security and reliability while using the third-party application on their iPhones, provided the app is created using Web 2.0 standards. “Developers and users alike are going to be very surprised and pleased at how great these applications look and work on iPhone,” said Steve Jobs, CEO, Apple. He continued, “our innovative approach, using Web 2.0-based standards, lets developers create amazing new applications while keeping the iPhone secure and reliable.”

What's the difference between the application that people have been using and the ones that are programmed using web 2.0 standards? To put it in the simplest way, the applications based on web 2.0 standards are more responsive, interactive, and user-friendly as compared to the web application that we have traditionally been using. Moreover, web 2.0-based applications can easily be distributed across the web without technical hassles.

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Friday, March 6, 2009

iPhone Virus Warrants Caution to Third-Part Applications Installers

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iPhone craze is gradually putting an end to the cell phone generation by kicking of a boom in the hi-tech world. The iPhone madness all over the world have affected people irrespective of age and gender. But money is the name of the game - beyond all doubts! Had the price been within the range of affordability of the general mass, iphone craze would have eradicated what we call cell phone by now. With amazing applications designed for iPhone, it's one of the path breaking technology such as Multi-Touch interface, GPS, 3D positional audio, real-time 3D graphics and the accelerometer. All you need to do is to tap into the App Store and pick from thousands of enticing apps that you want to download.

Along side all these boons, iPhone has spread the fear of virus - iPhone virus! Whatever name you give to it - a virus or a technical fault, the program meticulously screws you by ceasing the software to work for you. Cnet says: It’s called "iPhone firmware 1.1.3 prep", which according to them is "an important system update." The program isn't a menace as it only displays the message "shoes"; it doesn't do any harm other than refraining certain third-party applications from working well on iPhone. The program messes with applications like Launcer, Doom, Erica’s Utilities and OpenSSH, However, it's original apps work like magic! It may also happen that all the host sites may be shut down abruptly. It's just a result of bad programming... it seems.

A report of the discovery of first Trojan for the iPhone was documented by the major iPhone enthusiast site: iPhone enthusiast site, followed by a confirmation from the security research organization F-Secure. Technical experts says that the so-called iPhone virus doesn't pose any big risk for the general iPhone users. The Trojan actually attacks the third-party apps only and hence robs off the excitement of users who tend to modify their iPhones for installation of third-party applications in to their hi-tech device. According to all the app does is displays "shoes". But once you uninstall the application, it removes the files from /bin directory on the iPhone. This consequently breaks off the valid applications like "Erica's Utilities" and "Sendfile". On its website, F-Secure said: "Hopefully this serves as a warning for those who have opened their iPhones using a security hole in the system and then installing unverified software without a second thought to what they are doing". Most amazingly, it was an 11-year-old child playing with XML files who created the Trojan, reported F-Secure! F-Secure said, "Next time it might be someone else with more skills and with specific target".

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Monday, March 2, 2009

Global Economy Review: Economic Depression or Economic Recession

US Economic Recession Global Economy Review period of recession economic depression global economic recession economic activities economic downturn of economic activities Economy ReviewsThe severe blow to the global economic made it lose it's balance. Economy's most of the strongest pillars - the giant organizations have been afflicted to what I call "Recession Virus". Candidly speaking, there's a whole lot of confusion the web is abuzz with. The period we are on is the period of recession. Is it true? Or should we call it a period of economic depression? If we ask this to 500 different economists across the globe, I am sure we will get at least 500 different views regarding global economic recession or may be economic depression. Apparently economic recession and economic depression are almost the same, because under both situations the economic activities approach a phase of transitory cessation. My review on the economic depression and a period of recession might give you how far we are from what we were when we were happy.

A well known prang among economists states, "a recession is when your neighbor loses his job; a depression is when you lose your job." This might be a reason to depict the present situation as both an economic recession and economic depression. Have you ever heard of a time when there had a period of recession but not depression? Well, both these situation are like two demon sisters, walking hand in hand together most of the times.

Economic Depression vs Economic Recession

It reminds me of the great economic depression that had been in scene before 1930s. Economic activities had an abrupt downturn. It wasn't until this period that the term economic recession was developed to visualize a difference in economic conditions during 1930s and that during 1910 and 1913. This implies that an economic depression is an economic recession with a prolonged effect, ending up with a bigger downturn of economic activities. It's not the general brain's cup of tea to chalk out a distinction between economic depression and a recession. Best yardstick is to study the GDP. A situation when the economic downturn is due to over 10 percent decline in GDP is a depression. An economic downturn that affects less severely is a recession.

Period of Recession, as depicted by BCDC

The Business Cycle Dating Committee (BCDC) at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) have come up with more lucid definition of economic recession. BCDC defines a period of recession as a time when business activities reach the highest limit and then starts declining until when business bottoms out. According to them an average recession doesn't last more than a year or so.

US Economic Recession - Fast Facts
  • The United States last suffered an economic depression during a period ranging between May 1937 and June 1938. The real GDP declined by 18.2%.
  • 1930s depression was Great Economic Depression that existed through out a period ranging between August 1929 and March 1933. The GDP declined by 33.0%.
  • The recovery Great Economic Depression in USA was followed by an economic recession during 1937-38.
  • In the last 60 years, the worst recession existed between November 1973 and March 1975. The real GDP declined by 4.9%

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Cat in the Hat - 50th Birthday

It's 50th Birthday of Cat in the Hat! Almost all the children in US are attached to every single words of the Cat in the Hat composed by Dr. Seuss long back. The Cat in the Hat was first published in 1957 that featured a cheerful cat that brought a bountiful harvest of happiness to a houshold of a couple of little children on rainy day, when their mom left them unattended. With some of the Beginner Books that The Cat inaugurated, the creator of Cat in the Hat, Dr Seuss promoted it as a mojor component of elementary literacy all across the United States.

On Saturday, Feb 26th 2009, on Read Across America Day Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Celebration the youth specialist at the Ashtabula Library Barb Tack, put together a costume that focused the kids on the story at Ashtabula Towne Square. Ashtabula Towne Square was waved by an insane mob of chuildren and adults. Debbie Tressler, an instructor with the Adult Basic Literacy Education Coalition said: “I can’t believe how many people came”. Even today when the world is run by mouse clicks and key strokes, Cat in the Hat still have a sensational effect in the market in USA. Tressler and her partner, Kathy found their bookstore at Kent State University-Ashtabula Campus being swamped with over 160 children. Kathy said, “Kids are getting to read early. You can tell they are excited”. Becky Wayman, program coordinator/recruiter for the Ashtabula County Adult Basic and Literacy Education Coalition, said that she had increased her publicity for that event and it paid off! This time it was a bit different, with fliers posted at the local elementary schools. Around 100 children, between kindergarten and grade fourth, got a free book each. The event had been sponsored by the Ashtabula County Literacy Coalition.

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Friday, February 27, 2009

Review Your Nutritional Plan During Pregnancy - Nutrition During Pregnancy

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It's beyond all doubts that healthy food is one of the most essential components for healthy life. Nutrition during pregnancy is one most sought after topic by the pregnant and lactating women world wide. Well planned diet is a of prime significance when it comes to the most crucial phase of life - especially pregnancy. Doctors advice to review your nutritional plan before conception because the first few weeks are the most important phase of pregnancy for the development of fetus. The most important thing in reviewing your nutritional plan is that it should be according to your medical status, body weight and not to be forgotten the eating habits. While poor eating habit during pregnancy may be harmful, taking self decision and selecting high protein diet can bring harm either! Balanced diet is what you should go for. Remember your eating habit has a great impact on your baby. Keeping in regular touch with your medical adviser is very important. It's prudent to make the nutritional changes for pregnancy according to the doctor's advice.

Although severe weight gain during pregnancy is not desired, but it's appreciated to certain extent. Body weight tend to shoot up during this phase because of multiple growth spurts of many organs, which is essential. Remember obesity is something that's entirely different and shouldn't be confused with required weight gain. According to experts' reviews on pregnancy, these are the approximate clinical stat:
  • Average placenta weights at term 1 1/2 lbs.
  • Amniotic fluid 2 lbs.
  • Breast enlargement 2 lbs.
  • Uterine mass 2 lbs.
  • Blood volume 3 lbs.
  • Fat deposit 6 lbs.
  • Fluids 4 lbs.,
  • Normal sized baby 7 lbs-8 lbs.
All these merge up together and the recommended overall weight gain of 25-30 lbs. is appreciated, which means there should be an increase in caloric need per day. This is where the nutritional plan during pregnancy is of utmost importance. When transformed into the nutritional requirement chart, the additional weight gain of 25-30 lbs. comes up with an consumption chart that suggests an additional intake of around 200-300 calories per 24 hours is necessary. The right way to approach a healthy eating habit during pregnancy is to follow the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Guide. In the year 2005 USDA amended the pyramid because to come up with better suggestions for Americans to be healthy. USDA's experts suggest that increase in caloric need during pregnancy shouldn't be made by consuming fatty foods, but by increasing the quantity and quality of fruits, veggies, dairy, grains, and foods containing protein. This way weight gain should be achieved in a gradual mode throughout the entire pregnancy period, which is desired rather than having a rapid and abrupt growth. Reviewing the nutritional plan during pregnancy doesn't mean consuming more than you can, but consuming the right kind of food. Right kind of food means the well balanced diet. Food is categorized into four distinctive categories:

  • Protein - Protein is important during pregnancy for growth of organs like breasts and uterus. It also acts as the major building block of the fetal body. Major sources of protein are fish, lean meat, milk and beans.
  • Fats - Fat is important for development of nervous system of the fetus and for certain vitamin absorption. But the overall fat consumption should be not more than 30% of the total calories. Saturated and hydrogenated oils should be excluded from your diet chart during pregnancy. Monounsaturated oils such as canola and olive oils are often recomended.
  • Carbohydrate - Carbohydrate is the main energy source. Major sources of carbohydrates are milk, cereals, grains, cereals, veggies and fruits.
  • Micronutrients - Pregnant and lactating women require essential micronutrients. The micronutrient list inclides components like Folic acid, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Iron, Calcium and Zinc.
So construct a healthy future for your baby by taking the right kind of steps toady. This article is not a thumb rule for the nutritional review plan for pregnant women, but a healthy hints of dos and don'ts. Remember your medical adviser is the right person to guide you with right tips. So consult a doctor prior to taking any decision regarding your nutritional program during pregnancy. Happy motherhood ahead... Good Luck!

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Perfume Review - Top US Fragrances

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When it comes to perfumes, American these days prove to be the world's leading perfume buyers. Although until 1960s, the French fragrances had been the most sought after ones in America, but the scenario has greatly differed today. American designer brands have mastered the art of making perfumes and has come up with some of the world's classiest fragrances that delivered a hard blow to many French notes.

Some Top Perfume Brands in USA

Tommy Hilfiger - Although one of the most recent perfume brands in the world of perfumes, Tommy Hilfiger has created a buzz around the country and even abroad. After the pop star Beyonce Knowles endorsed, Tommy Hilfiger's "True Star" gave the company's overall sales a stiff hike. True Star's notes come both in male and female versions and can be purchased in not more than $53 or so.

Estée Lauder - With sensational fragrance of top notes, Estée Lauder has created a sheer magic amidst the fashionable American women mob! "Beautiful" and "Pleasures" are a couple of latest craze in the country. A bit higher than the others in the market, the prices of these fragrances range between $43 to $63.

American Fragrances - This is again another most searched name in USA. "Arabian Night" by American Fragrances is another hot cake for American women these days. Just at the cost of $16, the American young women are chaging their signature note of fashion with a flick of finger. Arabian Night Cologne for Men has also created a sensation amidst the US men fragrance lover mob.

Ralph Lauren - Who doesn't heard about this name? Being one of the largest designer in the perfume industry, Ralph Lauren's products are most sought after ones not in USA, but abroad too! Ralph Lauren's "Pure Turquoise" has revolutionized the US fashion in vogue. The super fresh note of "Pure Turquoise" made it a hottest shot for the modern US women.

If you are looking for a new way to spread the aura of your presence any of the above names is what your pick should be. Let your presence be identified by your signature fragrance. Party freak outs will now be even more special for you with these sensational notes.

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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Safety Baby Bottle – A Baby Feeder That Smiles at Right Temperature

Nerve-wrecking work loads at offices and business places have been a menace to the peace of life! Especially the present generation's moms and dads are stressed out with all the cacophony of the marketing campaigns and chasing the targets. Professional life is no more a peace these day; nor the personal life! Here’s an innovative solution especially for the modern stressed-out parents to help their baby in cases of baby screaming for milk. It is a very common scenario that you need to jump off your rag at three o’clock in the morning to prepare milk for your baby. The situation seems to worsen a bit more when you are done with the milk preparation, but can't give it to your baby because it's too hot.

The Safety Baby Bottle has been designed keeping in mind these unpleasant situations at midnight. The Safety bottle is like a granny taking care of your baby even at midnight. Just at a glance the Safety Baby Bottle tells you whether the milk is at the right temperature and can be given to your baby. The Safety Baby Bottle design involves a normal baby bottle with a face printed on it with thermochromic anti-forgery ink. The most interesting part of the bottle is that, when the milk is just at the right temperature of 38 degrees Celsius, the face starts smiling in green. In case if the milk is too hot for your baby’s little mouth, say at 45 degrees Celsius or even hotter, the face automatically turns red and into a crying one. So this Safety Baby Bottle that frowns on unsafe milk temperature is an amazing invention that puts a bright curve not only on the tired faces of moms but on the faces of the little heroes and heroins too.

Now, it is a true sense injustice if I do not mention the inventor of this amazing baby product. Well, the Safety Baby Bottle has been designed by Huang Tzu-Yu, Cheng Hung, Wang Tzu-Wei, and Xiang Yu-Wei. However, the bottle is not yet in production, but once up in the market, parents are sure to queue up in the line.

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Childhood Trauma can be a major cause of alteration of your DNA

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A total sample of 36 brains was used in the research – 12 of abused suicide victims, 12 of non-abused suicide victims and 12 controls. During the research process, various epigenetic marks in the brains of a number of abused victims were brought into close observation. These marks play an active role in influencing a stress response factor, which increases the suicidal tendency. The clinical or scientific term of this stress response factor is hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) function. The research also confirms that maternal care also plays a vital role in influencing the genes that are responsible for controlling the stress-response factor. Some of the world-renowned scientists have put forward their revolutionary work on epigenetics. This work uncovers how the parental care influenced the DNA in the brains of some Quebec male suicide victims, who were abused in childhood.

Said Dr.Turecki, “We know from clinical experience that a difficult childhood can have an impact on the course of a person’s life”. Further, Dr.Moshe Szyf, a professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics added, “now we are starting to understand the biological implications of such psychological abuse”. Dr. Michael Meaney, a professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology and Neurosurgery and also at Douglas said in his reports, “the function of our DNA is not as fixed as previously believed. He also added, “the interaction between the environment and the DNA plays a crucial role in determining our resistance to stress thus the risk for suicide and epigenetic marks are the product of this interaction”. The all-McGill study report has been set to publish in the February 22’s issue of the journal Nature Neuroscience.

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Monday, February 23, 2009

iPhones Reviews - Apple's iPhone to Revolutionize The Cell Phone Generation

iPhone3G iphone reviews multimedia smartphone Apple's iPhone iphone3g first generation iPhoneHere's another amazing creation of Apple. Yes... iPhone that created a buzz across the web. This is again a struggle for Apple to inject the iphone virus amidst the cell phone user mob. Steve Jobs - the Apple founder once stated that he would be happy if the iPhone could manage to engulf as negligible as only 1% of the 1 billion mobile phone users in the global market during its first year. Shortly after this smart gadget stepped in to the market, the US-based market research firm Markitecture published a report showing that only 6% of 1300 mobile phone users were likely to skip to iPhone, keeping aside their traditional cell phones in the next one year.

The biggest hurdle for Apple to promote iPhone is not only it's high price, but also the carrier issues, i.e. Cingular in US. Yet, it seems the iPhone virus is still spreading wide across the globe. So what's there in the iPhone that creates a whole lot of craze all around? Putting it in the simplest way, iPhone is a revolutionary mobile phone that facilitates you by allowing you to make a call just by tapping a number or a name in your call log, address book or favorites list. This technically engineered hi-tech device automatically syncs all the contacts from your Personal Computer, Mac, or even Internet services. This internet-connected multimedia smartphone has been designed with classy flush multi-touch screen, without a physical keyboard. With a minimal hardware interface, the virtual keyboard is rendered on the touch screen instead of pressing buttons like the regular mobile phones. Apple's iPhone has a wide range of functionality. Starting from a camera phone (including visual voicemail and text messaging), it functions almost like an ipod with a hi-tech portable media player. You can use it as a mobile Internet client to access your email, and/or web browsing. Local Wi-Fi connectivity adds flavor to the usability of this internet-connected multimedia smartphone.

Till date, there have been two generations of iPhone. The first generation iPhone was built with quad-band GSM with EDGE hardware, and the second generation have been upgraded with the addition of UMTS with HSDPA, making the device technically smarter.

Fast Facts about iPhone:
  • Development of iPhone started with the direction of Apple CEO Steve Jobs, who leaded the Apple engineers in the investigation of touchscreen technology.
  • It wasn't until January 9, 2007 that Apple publicly announced iPhone, although there was a bunch rumors about the announcement of the device much before the release was officially announced.
  • The iPhone was primarily introduced in the United States on June 29, 2007 and thereafter the worldwide.
  • On June 29, 2007 Apple shut down its store at 2:00 pm local time to prepare for the iPhone launch at 6:00 pm.
  • On weekend of the launch, Apple sold an incredible number 270,000 iPhones during the first thirty hours.
  • In the year 2007 iPhone was declared to be Time magazine's "Invention of theYear".
  • The iPhone 3G was released on July 11, 2008 that supports much faster 3G data speeds accompanied with Assisted GPS.
  • It was not until November 2007 that the iPhone was released in the United Kingdom, German and France, and Austria and Ireland in spring 2008
  • On October 21, 2008 Apple announced an incredible sales volume of 6.89 million iPhone 3Gs in the fourth quarter of 2008. With this the sales of iPhones was reckoned till the date was 13 millions.
  • Apple Inc. has filed over 200 patents related to the iPhone technology.

Features of iPhone:
  • Screen size - Liquid Crystal Display Screen 3.5 in (89 mm)
  • Screen resolution - 480×320 pixels at 163 ppi (Pixels Per Inch), with 3:2 aspect ratio
  • Input devices - Multi-touch screen interface plus a "Home" button and "Sleep/Wake" located on the top of the iPhone.
  • Built-in rechargeable, non-removable battery
  • Camera - 2 megapixel
  • Location finding - By the way of detecting the cell towers and Wi-Fi network system
  • Processor - Samsung S5L8900 (412 MHz ARM 1176 processor, PowerVR MBX 3D graphics co-processor)
  • Memory - 128 MB DRAM
  • Storage - 8 GB or 16 GB flash memory
  • Operating System - iPhone OS
  • Hardware - Quad band GSM / GPRS / EDGE: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • Wireless System - Wi-Fi (802.11b/g) and Bluetooth 2.0 with EDR
  • Frequency response - 20Hz to 20kHz frequency response (both internal and headset)
  • Battery Backup - Up to 8 hours of talk, 6 hours of Internet use, 7 hours of video, and up to 24 hours of audio, lasts over 250 hours on standby, not user-replaceable
  • Headphone jack (recessed)
iPhone3G Model Features:
  • Color - Black (8 GB or 16 GB) or white (16 GB)
  • Size - 4.5 inches (115.5 mm) (h) × 2.4 inches (62.1 mm) (w) × 0.48 inch (12.3 mm) (d)
  • Weight of iPhone3G - 133 g (4.7 oz)
  • Headphone - Jack (non-recessed)
  • Battery Backup of iPhone3G - Up to 10 hours of 2G talk, 5 hours of 3G talk, 5 (3G) or 6 (Wi-Fi) hours of Internet usage, 7 hours of video, 24 hours of audio and lasts over 300 hours on standby.
  • Broadband - 3G for broadband data speeds (Tri band UMTS / HSDPA: UMTS 850 / 1900 / 2100)
  • Assisted GPS - According to the preference of location based on Wi-Fi or cell towers
  • Digital SAR Rating - 1.38 W/kg
While loads of other features are there that the iPhone has been blessed with, these are just some of the features that have made iPhone all more enticing to the general mass. By default, the home screen contains the the list of icons that includes Text messaging (SMS), Photos, YouTube, Camera, Calendar, Google Maps, Weather, Stocks, Clock, Notes, Settings, Calculator, iTunes, and App Store. This home screen can be customized at any moment by a hardware button right below the screen, closing the application that is opened.

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Friday, February 20, 2009

Mac PC vs Windows PC

mac pc macs pcs mac pc vs windows ps mac vs windows apple mac market are macs better than pcs computers mac macs windows pcs window pcs Are Macs better than PCs Wondering why lot of people are inclined to Mac? Are Macs better than PCs? Well, some say "It’s gorgeous..."! Others, who are a bit too "techy", say "It's gorgeous inside". Now the question is what's there in it that has enticed a great section of the present generation's computer savvy mob within just this short spell of time? Apple claims that Mac has been brilliantly engineered with the world’s most advanced operating system accompanied with a high end suite of software that makes it even more smart than the computer itself. Now you do not have to spend more time struggling out to make your computer start working. The new Macs have traded in to the market, revolutionizing the work culture by bringing in a new "time worked more and time wasted less" idea. If you are tired of your Windows PC system getting hanged time and again, low resolution dull images, substandard acoustic quality, it's the right time you should skip to Mac.

The Mac PC vs Windows PC is becoming the most heated up topic of debate day by day. Well, now let us just have a bird's eye view on this computer rivalry that flew the same kind of spark as the cultural rivalry between Coke and Pepsi. The difference is in technology as it is in the way in which two kinds of people are looking at it. The hip-hop section of the society that require computers more for fun like playing video games and chatting, than for writing codes, will inclined towards the stylized, slick Mac. But again so called intelligent mob and the online business persons are usually Windows PC enthusiasts. They usually consider Macs PCs to be just over-expensive toy for the present hi-tech generation and cannot do much of serious computing.

The fact is, none of them are fully correct! With only scanty percent of the market share, Mac is no longer a choice of unemployed artists and fashionable young generation that prefers freaking out in sport blazers and sneakers. The Mac PC interface is multiple time nicer than the Windows with all high quality, stylized animations and the way it works. The important thing is that Apple makes both the hardware and the software, which makes every single component compatible to each other and everything works just as it should. This is why Mac market is on a gradual and steady growth, although Windows is still much ahead in the competition. Macs PCs are just a bit too advanced level computers for the techy generation.

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