Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Nokia C1 And Nokia C2 Dual Sim Review and Price

Nokia has launched its dual - Nokia SIM C1 (C1-00) and Nokia C2 (C2-00) in India. This release has been on the market of Nokia India combined dual-SIM, which is currently led by local actors. With these devices, Nokia C1 (C1-00) and Nokia C2 (C2-00), Nokia has also sought to offer another cheaper option for the Indian customers.






Nokia C1 was fixed at INR 1999th This device supports only one SIM active at a time and have very basic features, such as Symbian OS S30 platform, a flashlight, 1.8";color screen, FM radio . C1 has a standby time of up to six weeks!

So the price of Nokia C2 has not yet been announced. Nokia supports C2 sim dual standby, tool life and Ovi Ovi Mail microSD card up to 32 GB Nokia C2 runs on the S40 platform and offers features such as Bluetooth, USB 2.0, GPRS, VGA camera, etc. The price Nokia expects C2 is about Rs 3000. Nokia launch of C1 and C2 is the attempt of Nokia to attract new customers, combined with prices in India.


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Monday, August 30, 2010

use office software that is original and free

What’s the big deal about free office software,” you may ask. After all, most of the computers in India do equally well with pirated versions of MS Office that cost zilch. But the idea is to use original software, so that you will have free access to all upgrades and there will be fewer chances of virus or malware attacks. We, therefore, bring you some of the best alternatives to the popular MS Office suite. Here we go. Open office is a multi platform and multi lingual office suite which can be downloaded, used and distributed for free. It is as good as MS Office and performs the entire task that the latter is designed to do. If you want to download the software, go to www.openoffice.org. It is also available on the website of SunMicrosystems (www.sun.com/software/star/openoffice/index.xml). The best part about OpenOffice is that it is compatible with all other major Office suites. So you won’t be facing any problem if you want to open documents created in MS Office.






There is another option available which is sure to intrigue you. IBM is finally gearing up to mount a serious challenge to Microsoft’s dominance in the software arena. And the challenge comes in the form of the free software called Lotus Symphony that includes a word processor, spreadsheet and presentation software. While these two Goliaths of the IT industry battle it out, it is the consumer who is likely to have the last laugh with lots of freebies coming his/her way. So download Lotus Symphony for free from http://symphony.lotus.com/software/lotus/symphony/home.jspa.

Another good alternative is ThinkFree which can be accessed from http://www.thinkfree.com/common/main.tfo. It offers 1 GB free storage and all you need to do is to create an account. After that, you are free to access its online features just as you do in Google Docs. Also, the interface for each application is similar to MS Office including the toolbars, icon and functions.


There is no dearth of users claiming that Zoho offers the best online Office suites. To confirm how much credence lies in the claims, you can start by creating you own account at the website www.hoho.com. By patronizing Zoho, you can do all that you can with Google Docs – access, edit and share documents from anywhere in the world. You can also import these with other account holders and post your documents for public viewing. Also try Zoho Wiki, an intuitive, user-friendly application that allows you to build your personal apace on the Web.

Finally, you have the Google Docs which also offers free Office suites. In fact, many software analysts have proclaimed that Google Docs can well prove to be the biggest threat to Microsoft’s dominance in the field of Office software. If you are familiar with the working of Google Docs, you are probably already hooked to the concept. Once you log in to your Google Docs account, you can import documents, spreadsheets or presentations created using any PC based program me or you may choose to create fresh ones from scratch.


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MSI GE700 Gaming and Entertainment Notebook

MSI added new gaming laptop GE700 in their GE series with Intel advanced core i5 processor and 17 inch LCD display and performance-grade components for a desktop-style gaming experience. The MSI GE700 gaming laptop features top-end ATI Radeon HD 5730 discrete graphics card.GE700 also features with subwoofer, and dual hard disk architecture. GE700 is a flawless notebook for gaming as well as usual enterprise needs. Special characteristics encompass, Cinema Pro, ECO Engine and Numeric Keyboard.







MSI Marketing Director Sam Chern said, “The MSI GE700, a 17″ gaming and amusement laptop, utilizes Intel Turbo Boost Technology for dynamic enhanced processing effectiveness, a high-end discrete graphics business card to boost likeness processing presentation, and cutting-edge SRS Premium Sound™. Furthermore, the GE700 brags MSI’s exclusive ECO Engine Power Saving Technology, Cinema Pro, and GPU Boost Technology to give you just the right allowance of electric battery power you need for the task at hand.”


MSI GE700 gaming and entertainment notebook features:
Windows 7 Home Premium operating system
Intel HM55 chipset
17.3 inch HD TFT LCD display with 1600×900 resolutions
2.5 inch 250/320/500GB SATA, 2 HDD Drive Support (optional)
ATI Radeon HD5730 discrete graphics card with 1GB DDR3 display memory
Core i5 processor with Intel Turbo Boost and Intel Hyper-Threading technology
High tech black and silver body with MSI color film print technology
Luminescent touch hotkeys with fire-engine red shortcut keys
GPU Boost, Cinema Pro, and Multimedia Control keys
Exclusive ECO Engine Power Saving Technology
Power management levels— Video Game, Film, Presentation, Word Processing, and Turbo Battery
Exclusive Cinema Pro Technology
HD Webcam
802.11 a/b/g/draft n, Bluetooth V2.1EDR connectivity
4 in 1 card reader
Ports – HDMI, D-sub, USB 2.0 x 4, e-SATA, Mic-in, Headphone out, RJ-45/RJ-11


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Compaq Presario CQ62-104TU Notebook Review, Feature and Price

Compaq Presario bring new model in indian market  CQ62-104TU notebook with 320GB Hard Disk and 3GB DDR3 RAM. Display of CQ62-104TU is 15.6-inch and powered by Intel Core i3-330M Processor. The price of the Compaq Presario CQ62-104TU is about Rs.34,490.






Compaq Presario CQ62-104TU Laptop detailed and specifications are :
Company Compaq
Product Laptop
Model Compaq Presario CQ62-104TU
Intel Core i3-330M Processor – 2.13GHz
15.6″ inch BrightView Widescreen Display
1366 × 768 pixels Resolutions
Intel Graphics Integrated
Integrated WebCam with Microphone
DVD Writer Double Layer Support
Altec Lansing Speakers
WLAN 802.11 b/g
3GB DDR3 RAM Memory
320 GB Hard Disk
3MB L2 Cache Memory
USB 2.0 Port
VGA / HDMI Port
RJ-11 / 45 Port
Stereo Headphone Output
Microphone Input
Card Reader
6-cell Lithium-Ion Battery
Weight 2.6 Kg

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Turn Your IPhone into a Pocket Recorder

Gone are the days of the classic Dictaphone and the market seems to be flooded with a variety of digital voice recorders that we can use while on the go. But who wants to carry an additional piece of gizmo when that oversized tote bag is already jam packed with books, gadgets and other bits and pieces? You want an all in one that is handy and smart it is convenient, saves space and saves time as well. But this should not be a problem when high end gadgets like the iPhone are here to serve you in more ways than one. In fact, with the help of a nifty application called SpeakEasy Voice Recorder, you can turn any iPhone into a stage of the art recording studio. And the only glitch? Well, the application is not for free. Apple has distinguished itself by offering minimal numbers of freebies and the SpeakEasy progamme will cost you $1.99 which, of course, is affordable.



To get things rolling, go to the iTunes site and look for the application called SpeakEasy. It will download in a matter of moments and you can start using your Smartphone as a versatile recording and you can start using your Smartphone as a versatile recording and playback device. The application comes with a beautifully animated and intuitive user interface with large, easy to use touch buttons. What’s more, you can add pictures. Comments or title to any recording that you make.  During the recording, as well as the playback process, you can also choose to pause and restart the system as per your won convenience.
But what will happen if you get a call on your iPhone while you are busy recording? Don’t worries, though, as you can take the call and retain your good work at the same time. SpeakEasy comes with an interruption protection system that enables you to continue the recording once you are through with the call. You also get the facility of unlimited recording length. Best of all, this system allows you to turn random recordings into a custom time the phone rings. So, what can be better than that? Also, if chance. Use the SpeakEasy system to e-mail your musical pours in. You can even turn the interface upside down for easy transferred to your desktop or laptop via Wi-Fi. So, get going today – its audio time, folks!

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Use SEND SHIELD to Wipe off Private Data

Can you think of a digital existence without e-mail attachments? We send and receive countless mail attachments every day, but are you sure that every attachment that leaves your system is cleansed of all private data? For instance, Microsoft Word has the ‘Track Changes’ option which allows users to recommend, make changes and mark their comments in the same documents in the same document. However, the final version will contain all changes /recommendations marked in the document. If this file is to be sent as attachments, the recipient will gain access to the entire ‘change’ history. Now, that is something you would not like if your primary intention is to send an edited and clean version of the file. 



Enter SendShield – the most comprehensive solution to your problem. It is basically an Outlook plug-in that scans your attachments fro tack changes, comments, hidden worksheets and formulas, embedded Excel data and much more. It any of these elements is found, the system will furnish a warning message and enable you to strip the document of all private data, not meant for other eyes. You can download a month long trial version of SendShield from http://sendshield.com. Once the download is complete and you run the wizard, the programme’s plug in will be installed in your Outlook.

This nifty tool comes in handy when you want to clear all hidden data, built into an attachment. As soon as you attach the text to the e-mail, a red bar will appear over the body text, showing a list of hidden data. All personal details in your attachment will show up in yellow. If anything, this sort of colour coded alerts makes things easier for average users. To clean up the attachment, select the hyperlink on the left of the SendShield alert and choose you cleaning option. The alert will automatically turn green indication that all hidden data have been removed.

As of now, SendShield is only compatible with systems powered by Windows XP and Vista. You will also require Office 2003 or Office 2007 to run this wonder wizard. And once the trial period is over, you will have to purchase the official version to continue with these benefits. The standard version will cost you $49.95 while you will have to shell out $59.95 for a professional copy, which comes with additional features like creation of PDF documents right from your Outlook. Best of all, it allows you to tweak around with the software features, so that you can specify what kind of hidden data need to be blocked. If you are really too concerned about privacy issues, you really need this kind of application to clean up your attachments.


All Wynncom Mobile Feature, Specifications and Price in India

Wynncom Y45

Wynncom Y45 is a Dual Sim QWERTY keypad with Hindi Keypad. This phone is powered by obile application developed by 160by2.com. Wynncom Y45 price available at Rs. Rs.3,500.




Wynncom Y45 key features :

Dual SIM GSM
Facebook widget
Long battery backup
Free SMS service by 160by2.com
Video and Music Player
Hindi keypad

Wynncom Y45 mobile specifications :

Qwerty with Hindi Keypad
Dual SIM (GSM+GSM)
1.3MP Camera
160by2 SMS
Email
Expandable Memory upto 8GB
Bluetooth with A2DP Profile
Video Recording and Playback
3.5mm Universal Music Jack
100mAh Long Lasting Battery
PC Sync

Wynncom Y50

Wynncom Y50 is Dual Sim  QUERTY keypad phone. This phone is featured with instant messaging,superior sound quality, document viewing/sharing and an extendable memory of up to 8 GB. Wynncom Y50 mobile phone is available Rs.4,195.



Wynncom Y50 mobile phone features :

Dual SIM (GSM+GSM)
QWERTY Keypad
Track Ball
2 Mega Pixel Camera with Flash
Video Recording & Playback
6.1cm (2.4) 262k TFT Color Screen
MP3 Player with Audio Equalizer
FM Radio with Schedule Recording
3.5mm Music Jack
Motion Sensor
1000mAh Battery
Bluetooth with A2DP Profile
EDGE
JAVA Enabled
Nimbuzz Messenger
Snaptu
Expandable Memory upto 8GB
Mobile Tracker
PC Sync


Wynncom Y30





Wynncom Y30 is a Dual SIM GSM mobile with 2 megapixel camera and expandable memory up to 8GB. This phone is featured with Magic Voice with Background Changeable Sound with dual lead torch. 30 mobile phone is available at price of Rs.3,495. 



Wynncom Y30 mobile phone features :

Dual SIM (GSM+GSM)
2 Mega Pixel Camera
Video Recording & Playback
Webcam
5.6cm (2.2) 262k TFT Color Screen
MP3 Player
FM Radio with Schedule Recording
Expandable Memory upto 8GB
1000mAh Battery
Bluetooth with A2DP Profile
Hindi Language Support
Dual Speaker
Dual LED Torch
PC Synchronization
Mobile Tracker
Blacklist
Magic Voice with Background Changeable Sound
GPRS/MMS/WAP
Shared Phonebook (T-Flash Card)



Wynncom Y22

Wynncom Y22 is a Dual SIM GSM mobile phone. Wynncom Y22 powered with motion sensor and wireless FM Radio. It also support English/Hindi/Bengali/Tamil-Language Support and expandable memory support upto 4 GB. Y22 mobile phone is available at price of Rs.2,595.



Wynncom Y22 mobile phone features :

Dual SIM (GSM+GSM)
Telescopic Antenna-FM Radio with Schedule Recording
MP3 Player
Motion Sensor
5.1cm (2) 262k TFT Color Screen
VGA Camera with Video Recording & Playback
Bluetooth Enabled
GPRS/WAP/MMS
1150mAh Battery
Torchlight with Currency Checker
English/Hindi/Bengali/Tamil-Language Support
Export/Import Phonebook to Memory Card
Expandable Memory upto 4GB
Remote Messaging Service
VIP Number
Mobile Tracker
Blacklist

Wynncom Y21

Wynncom Y21 is a Dual SIM  mobile phone featuring a powerful battery and wireless FM. Wynncom Y21 has mp3 player with digital camera. Wynncom Y21 is expandable memory support upto 4GB. Wynncom Y21 mobile phone is available price of Rs.2,195.  



Wynncom Y21 mobile phone features :

Dual SIM (GSM+GSM)
Telescopic Antenna-FM Radio with Schedule Recording
MP3 Player
4.6cm (1.8-inch) 262k TFT Color display Screen
Digital Camera
Video Player
1200mAh Battery
Torchlight
English/Hindi-Language Support
Expandable Memory upto 4GB
Mobile Tracker
Blacklist
Application Protection

Wynncom Y10

Wynncom Y10 is a Dual SIM GSM functions Y10 phone.Wynncom FM/MP3 player, LED flashlight, and MP3 player. It expandable Memory support upto 4GB and phone book capacity upto 500 entry. Wynncom Y10 available at price of Rs.1,595.



Wynncom Y10 mobile phone key features :

Dual SIM (GSM+GSM)
Audio Player
FM with Recording
Video Player (128×128 pixels)
Expandable Memory upto 4GB
1000mAh Battery
Torchlight
500 Phonebook
Mobile Tracker
Blacklist
Call Reject SMS Service
Sound Recording



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Saturday, August 21, 2010

Dell Latitude E6410 and E6510 l Laptop Review and Specification

Dell introduced two new laptops on the market in India. The Latitude E6410 and E6510 for business, both advanced mobile management, sustainability and security that can allow while reducing total cost of ownership. Design-wise, the Dell Latitude E6410 and Latitude E6510 are very similar to the old E6400 and E6500. Most changes are in the bottom panel. under the bottom cover.






A fast run through of the accessible specifications: You have three processor choices for the Latitude E6410, namely the Core i5-520M, Core i5-540M, and the Core i7-620M, all of which are dual-core processors. As for the Latitude E6510, you have both dual-core and quad-core choices, namely the Core i5-540M, Core i7-620M, Core i7-720QM, and Core i7-820QM, where the last cited two are quads. The laptops’ chipset, for those who are involved, is the Intel QM57 Express. Memory utilised in the both new appliances are DDR3 twigs of either 1066MHz or 1333MHz.
On the E6410, the brandish keeps the accepted 16:10 ratio widescreen. Resolution choices are alike to that of the E6400 – 1280×800 and 1440×900. However, the E6510 swaps to a 16:9 ratio 15.6″ widescreen. Three resolutions are accessible, a usual 1366×768 one, a HD+ 1600×900, and even a Full HD 1920×1080 panel. All panels on both panels are anti-glare (say no to glossy!), have LED backlighting. Display is propelled either by the integrated graphics on the processor, or a discrete NVIDIA NVS 3100M 512MB solution. Storage options include solid state drives of up to 256GB, while mechanical 7200rpm hard drive options are available up to 500GB.
Recall the long-life electric batteries that have been considered in latest times? Dell’s proposing them as a ’3 year life-time 9-cell Li-Ion battery’. As for benchmark electric batteries, you have 4-cell, 6-cell, and 9-cell choices, entire with a 12-cell electric battery slice choice as well.


Dell Latitude E6510 laptop are:
Intel Core i7/i5 processor
Chipset:Mobile Intel®  QM57 Express Chipset
Displays:15.6-inch Anti-Glare LED Display
Memory:up to 8GB2 DDR3 Dual Channel Memory1
Hard Disk : 7200 RPM SATA Hard Drive up to 500GB
Optical Drives:DVD-ROM, DVD+/-RW, Blu-Ray
Graphics Cards:NVIDIA NVS 3100M 512MB gDDR3/Intel HD Graphics
10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet network interface adaptor
Wireless 802.11a/b/g/n
Intel®  Centrino 802.11 a/b/g/n and WiMax 802.16e
Bluetooth®  3.0 (optional)
Fingerprint Reader
Webcam,Mic.,Speakers
6-in-1 card reader
4 USB 2.0
2.51 kg weight


Dell Latitude E6410 laptop are:
Intel Core i7/i5 processor
Chipset:Mobile Intel®  QM57 Express Chipset
Displays:14.1″ WXGA+ Anti-Glare LED Display
Memory:up to 8GB2 DDR3 Dual Channel Memory1
Hard Disk : 7200 RPM SATA Hard Drive up to 500GB
Optical Drives:DVD-ROM, DVD+/-RW, Blu-Ray
Graphics Cards:NVIDIA NVS 3100M 512MB gDDR3/Intel HD Graphics
Connectivity
10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet network interface adaptor
Wireless 802.11a/b/g/n
Intel®  Centrino 802.11 a/b/g/n and WiMax 802.16e
Bluetooth®  3.0 (optional)
Fingerprint Reader
Webcam,Mic.,Speakers
6-in-1 card reader
4 USB 2.0
1.93 kg weight


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Resize images automatically with Automator

Getting engaged in minor chores like resizing images manually can severely affect your productivity. But if you happen to be a Mac user, you can assign this task to Automator, an extremely efficient robotic assistant. It comes pre-installed with all latest versions of the Mac operating system and you can locate the nifty application in the ‘Applications’ folder. The interface will show a ‘Library’ column on the left. This is meant for selecting myriad tasks or other useful items. In the middle of the interface is the ‘Action’ column, where you will find a range of available actions or commands for the ‘option’ that you may choose. Towards the right is the workflow pane where you can build your ‘Workflow’. At the bottom of the interface is the ‘Information box’ that provider’s helpful guidance just in case you get stuck somewhere.





Here are the must follow steps, required to resize an image.
– Go to the ‘Applications’ folder and fire up the Automator. In the interface that opens, select the ‘Workflow’ template. Now, select and drag the ‘Copy Finder Items’ action to the Workflow area.

– You should also select the location where these files will be copied. However, make sure that the ‘Replace Existing Files’ checkbox remains unchecked. In this way, even if anything goes wrong in the workflow, you will not lose your originals.

– Now comes the second step and you have to add the ‘Scale Images’ action from the “Library’. You can accomplish this by dragging the action and selecting a size depending on your requirements.

– In case you wish to ensure that the images are saved in a Web-friendly format like JPEG, you can add the ‘Change Type of Images’ action from the ‘Library’.

– Now, the workflow has been created and you must save it to an easily accessible location. Also, while saving the workflow, you have to select ‘Application’ as the file type.

– Start using the application you have created. Select images in the ‘Finder’ section and drag them to the workflow application.

– Now, the images will be automatically resized. In order to access the resized images, go to the folder that you have created in Step II.

– And here is one last word before you dash to your Mac to try it out. This can be really useful for any amateur photographer, back from a vacation with loads of high-resolution pictures and keen to share them via networking sites. With resided images, you can save a lot of space and bandwidth. Smaller images also mean speedier upload and download time so that users can view your web page without the least hassle. So, go ahead and try it before uploading your next Web album of flickr or Picasa. 

Friday, August 20, 2010

Mahindra Xylo Micro Hybrid Model Ready to Launch

Mahindra and Mahindra, the car giant, is planning to launch a micro-hybrid variant of its best-selling SUV, Mahindra Xylo. Following the call for more fuel efficient SUV. Commenting on the launch chief proposal Mahindra, Pawan Goenka said the company can start micro-hybrid version of Xylo end of 2010. He added the company to use Reva technology for three vehicles – MaXximo, Gio, and Bijlee.






he Micro Hybrid Mahindra Xylo be equipped with efficient technology. Mahindra will be the third vehicle fuel for the portfolio of Mahindra products. The closure of micro hybrid engine when the car is idle for more than 30 seconds. However, the engine starts when the driver presses the accelerator. This ensures optimum fuel conservation especially in traffic jams. fuel economy option is currently available in its flagship SUV Scorpio and Bolero MaxiTruck.

Speaking of rolling green, Pawan Goenka said, there are about 50,000 micro-hybrid cars of Mahindra and Mahindra sailing steady on the road today. He further stated that the company will launch Reva NXG NXR and models in India in early 2011. Another small car that is environmentally friendly, is Reva. The Bangalore-based company is gaining in popularity with environmentally friendly cars. Mahindra and Mahindra was in the news, after having acquired a stake of 55.2% in Reva Electric Car Co. It was later renamed Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicle Co. with Goenka as president.

Renault Models To Drive Into India

Renault Motors announces its arrival in India with the saloon model 'Fluence'. Renault Fluence will be priced at Rs. 12-14 lakh and the car will compete with Toyota Corolla, Hyundai Elantra and Chevrolet Cruze. In addition to the much awaited Fluence, Renault Dacia Duster based on Logan platform will be one of the other launches.





Renault Motors was previously associated with Mahindra and Mahindra. Following the failure of its entry level model Logan, Renault wishes to enter the Indian market independently. Renault introduced many of its models at the Delhi Auto Show 2010. The models exhibited include Renault Megane, Fluence, Koleos, Laguna and the electric car model Twizzy.

Besides the swanky cars, Renault will bring the much in news model Koleos in India. The SUV will be assembled at Renault’s plant near Chennai. Koleos will be imported as a CKD model along with Fluence, in a bid to maintain competitive pricing in the Indian market.

5 Lakh K Series Engines Produced by Maruti

Maruti Suzuki Largest car maker in india annouced it has crossed the five-lakh units production mark K-series engine in less than 23 months. The K-series was first introduced in October 2008. K-series engines are available in seven models, including, Alto-K10, Wagon R, Swift, Ritz, Estilo, Swift Dzire and A-Star.



The company, currently, has a capacity of 500,000 K-series engines annually at its Gurgaon plant where the engines are manufactured. It had announced recently that it would expand production by an additional 200,000 engines by 2012. Maruti Suzuki produces two types of K-series engines -- 998cc and 1.2 litre. The 998cc three-cylinder K-series K10 engine is mounted on Alto-K10, A star, Estilo and new WagonR.

Forget MS Office, Lotus Symphony 3 is Here

Microsoft Going rigorous, it is no wonder that MS Office is so expensive. But we care costs, a wide range of applications such as Word and Excel to serve professionally as well? However, in our country, the vast majority of systems using pirated versions of Office that costs almost nothing. Indeed, pirated DVDs are on sale at R 50 / or in Delhi and other metros. According to the study, Microsoft Office is one of the world of pirates. But it is not clear why people prefer buying pirated software, even if you can get free legal version of Office.






Yes, we are talking of Lotus Symphony, which is as good as MS Office and comes without any legal hitch. The pirated MS Office suite may work well initially and suit your purpose; but it will not give you access to free updates. As a result, when your system is infected with malicious spyware and Office operations are disrupted, you cannot expect any help from Microsoft’s tech support. Because, you own a pirated version of the suite and not the original one. So, it is only wise to get a free but original office suite from a reputed company like IBM rather than stick to the pirated version of MS Office. All you need is a high speed broadband connection to download Lotus Symphony from IBM’s website for free. The latest version of the software, Lotus Symphony 1.3 , is available at http://symphony.lotus.com/software/lotus/symphony/home.nsf/home. Moreover, it is compatible with almost every popular operating system, including Windows, Linux and Mac. The hardware requirements to run Lotus Symphony are also very basic. So, if your system is capable of running the latest version of MS Office, you can definitely use Lotus Symphony without a hitch. Once you have the software installed on your PC, you can run the World Processor, Spreadsheet and all other programmers that you get in the MS Office package.

There is no dearth of tech analysts who swear by this software application. Some of them even claim that is more stable than the MS Office suite. As Lotus Symphony is compatible with all versions of MS Office you can open MS Office files in Lotus Symphony, work on them and save them back in the MS doc format. The only glitch is the heavy download time. The programme  is really huge, as any Office suite is supposed to be, and judging by the way broadband speeds are in India, it may take you hours to download and install it.

But once you are through with the installation process, this programme will prove to be a real boon. Since its word processor is based o the Open Document Format (ODF) standard, it is not locked into proprietary file formats or limited by software licensing agreements. That will give you the freedom to tinker around and come up with software products to ease up your computing word. You can also opt for a host of free tools, plug-ing and upgrades. So, try out this feature-rich office suite today and you may never want to opt for any other application.



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Thursday, August 19, 2010

Will Foursquare Race Past Facebook, Twitter?

With so many denizens of the contemporary society showing marked preference for mobile Internet via smart phones, a tech phenomenon like the Foursquare was bound to happen someday. Popular networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter are easily accessible if you are using a notebook or a notebook. But it is foursquare that has turned out to be the proverbial belle of the ball, especially when it comes to networking via web connected smart phones. More precisely, foursquare is about location-based social networking, where you use your Smartphone to inform your friends where you are and what you are doing. Let us say, you are hanging out at the Café Coffee Day at Connaught Place. Just Post “@coffee day, sipping cappuccino” and your purpose will be served. There is no specific text format and the choice of words depends entirely on you. So, come out of your shell and speak. Tell your significant other hat you are “Stuck in a traffic jam. “Foursquare will vouch that you are speaking ‘nothing but the truth’.





Like any other social networking site on the block, Foursquare has become popular by playing up to our sense of narcissism. At the end of the day, we need to belong and must talk about our life, even when our activities are nothing but trivial. And those are precisely the needs that Foursquare manages to fulfill. The SNS allows us to be a part of a close knit community existing in the digital world and announce our presence in style. However, Facebook or Twitter does the same and many of us keep wondering whether Foursquare will soon become redundant.

Of course, foursquare can still be unique, useful or simply a waste of time. But none of us can predict that with confidence, as the twists and turns in digital space are as gloriously uncertain as the last few over’s of IPL matches. Do you remember that period when most tech analysts used to mock Twitter? “Ha, why should I tweet humdrum details about myself,” was the constant refrain of all and sundry. Today Twitter boasts millions of users and still counting. But with 18 million Twitter users proposed by the end of this year, are people ready for yet another social networking site?

The writing on the wall is, therefore, pretty obvious. The digital world changes faster than the sand dunes in the windswept Sahara desert. And no one can be absolutely sure about the future of Foursquare until it actually takes shape. These days, we have the buzz that Facebook has started generating more Web traffic than Google. No one could have expected that to happen, but business and social networking in the digital era has become such a big enterprise that is has led to a phenomenal rise in the popularity of Facebook. So, it is quite possible that Foursquare, too, can transmogrify into something much bigger than what it is today. But its success is closely linked to that of Smartphone. If more and more people decide to start using smart phones to access the Internet, Foursquare is bound to have a smooth rise to the top.  

There is no doubt that Foursquare has all the right ingredients to attract Gen Y who are deeply into networking. Thanks to the exciting game on offer, location based networking becomes all the more thrilling as users earn points and unlock badges. In one level, you are competing with your immediate circle of SNS friends. But soon enough, the challenge widens considerably as you are pitted against the rest of the city. It is you versus the wide world out there who can also visit the same locations and bag the coveted badges and points.

Once the ecosystem of the game takes off, it can develop in unexpected ways. It is possible that Foursquare may try to add further features to its gaming and networking scenario. If the younger generation latches on to this in a big way, Foursquare will become simply unstoppable.

One must not overlook the unique business model either. Services like Foursquare and Gowalla actually add a serious value to local businesses, local business aggregators like Yelp and marketers. As their membership grow with crowd sourced real time information, they will have comprehensive information to show business owners the deeper demographics about their customer base.

However, other networking sites are keeping a close tab on current developments. Facebook has already announced that it will soon add location based antics to its plethora of services. So, there will be no dearth of competition and Foursuare may have a tough time ahead. But the guys at the helm of the new venture are those who had once promoted another location based networking site called Dogeball. It stopped operation, though, shortly after Google acquired it. However, people like Dennis Crowley and Naveen Selvadurai, the two main honchos at the helm of Foursquare, certainly don’t lack the expertise or the experience. So, one thing is for sure the networking space is going to see a lot of action in the time to come. 

Gear up as a Game Developer

Do you love coding challenges, possess an innovative mind and got loads of creative ideas up our sleeve? It is quite likely that you want to shine as a software wizard. But in case the drab backend work of business applications deters you from taking up the job, here is an exciting offer. Train as a game developer and explore the world of creative technology. Of course, the developers ruling the IT arena walk off with the Oscars ever time because they are the guys who make it all happen, who are the unsung heroes of the backstage and who seem to speak a different language altogether that mere mortals do not know. However, application development for computer, video or mobile games has a relatively low entry level across the country. Sure, your interest and enthusiasm are crucial, but you will also require skills and qualifications. The gaming industry is as competitive as any other field and it is not easy to get that first job. But if you have set your sights on the games business. We are here to help you make informed decisions. Here is an insight into the nitty-gritty of game development, the skill sets required and the possible subtypes that you may focus on as a career option.







Making games: Then and now

There was a time when individuals had just stepped into this uncharted territory. Shigeru Miyamoto, who had developed Donkey Kong, and Jordan Mechner, the creator of Prince of Perisa (the original one of 1989) are well known among avid gamers. The computing power available at that time was much less and what they created can be defined as nothing less than extraordinary. However, with today’s exponential growth in the domain of personal computers gaming is nothing short of a team effort. All that one hears today is not the name of a developer but the names of those big corporations that are into game development. Zynga, EA Games and Activision Valve are some of the key players currently ruling this market.

Skills that you need to weave the magic

There are various facets when it comes to game development and you must have a fair knowledge of the sub-domains. While a team of artists create 3D graphics and animation, programmers write complex codes that activate the action and integrate the entire interface with the gaming platform – be it a PC, Xbox or PlayStation. A set of people also work on the audio creation that includes dialogues, music and other sound effects. Then there is a unit dedicated to developing the storyline which will keep the player hooked to the game. Since playing a game only requires tapping the keyboard and moving/ clicking the mouse, it is very important to make sure that the gamer finds these activities sufficiently entertaining and pursues them for hours. What’s more, games have to be sufficiently complex to retain a user’s interest for months, if not for years. Multiplayer games are far more addictive as gamers encounter other human opponents in real time (via LAN or the Internet). And this requires another team of networking professionals who will write a code for the game to be integrated over the network.

As is evident from our discussion, if you are not a team player, professional level game development may not be the right choice for you. One must be accustomed to function in a highly collaborative atmosphere where bits and pieces of graphics or codes are put together by a team to make it a complete whole. So, if you are keen to get into game development, find out what aspect of the process suits your personality and skill sets best and put your efforts into getting better at that. 

Moreover, the old saying that academic qualification will get you nowhere is nothing but a myth. Contrary to popular belief, Bill Gates was not a high school dropout. In fact, he scored a whopping 1590 out of 1600in SAT and was pursuing studies at Harvard. He left after some time, though, as he got more involved in software development at Micro Instrumentation and Telemetry Systems (MITS).  So, making a career choice is not easy and entails a lot of hard work.

Opportunities available in India

Game developers in India are yet to make their mark in the international domain. We are a nation of good programmers, of course. In fact, you will find many Indian developers working for gaming giants like EA Games. However, the business has not flourished much within the country and we hardly come across indigenous games developed at the local level.

The first major game from an Indian studio was AGNI, launched by FXLabs, Zapak and Sify. This was way back in 2008 but unfortunately, the market did not give three cheers to this one. The response was pretty cold, to say the least. In December, 2009 the first Nintendo DS game was developed in India at Ubisoft Studio in Pune. This took about 14 months, even though it was meant for the DS system and was small enough to fit on a 32 MB cartridge. So the amount of work required to develop something like Need for Speed is obvious.  

Do not lose heart, though. Here is some good news that will cheer you up. The Indian gaming industry was valued at $200 million in 2008. So, imagine where we will stand if we have a really good product up our sleeves. The returns from a slice of this cake can be simply huge. If a few professionals who have honed their skills abroad, can return and train a team here, things can get a jumpstart.
Additional options for developers

India still has a long way to go before receiving international acclaim for game development. However, there are some softer options available for those who want to shine in this arena. Till we come out with our own version of Halo 3 or something similar to it, we may consider the following:

Attractive games for mobile phones:

The need of the hour is to develop games which can be easily played using a small keypad and which have the potential to retain a mobile user’s interest. A classic example is the basic game Snake which come preinstalled on all Nokia handsets. Think of the design or the game play everything is so elementary that I may not have taken a great deal of programming to write this game. Yet, it has the masses looked and its popularity is escalating. Think of a concept that is simple yet intriguing and that can make your day.

Develop add-ons for games: We may not be in a position to develop a Warcraft 3 Killer. But we can write add-ons or modules for such games. The DOTA add-ons or Warcraft 3 is extremely popular and thousands of avid gamers paly it. So, the add-on market is quite huge and you can tap it strategically to get ahead.

Develop Flash games: Flash games are hot favourites among the Internet users. Although most games can be downloaded for free, players are often asked to shell out extra bucks for playing full versions. A Flash game is easier to develop than other conventional games. And they are easier to play too, so the market is not restricte4d among hardcore gamers. A lot of websites let visitors play games for free and earn revenue from the advertisements displayed.

Game development as a career is a potentially strong option in our country and there is a very huge market for it. Therefore, one who is innovative and can deliver quality products is sure to walk away with the rewards. Put on you thinking cap for great ideation and work on your technical skills. There is a fair chance that you will sprint to the number one slot among game developers in India. 

Record Computer Keystrokes Secretly with Keylogger

Before we get into the nitty gritty of what the keylogger can do, it is important to understand what exactly it does. Simply put, a keylogger is a specialized hardware that is fitted to a software programme, a keyboard cable or a keyboard. This application is used to record every keystroke made via the keyboard. It can be extremely handy for parents who want to track their children’s online activities or an employer who wished to keep a tab on an office worker.  Keylogger is also widely used by spy agencies and law enforcement organizations to access sensitive data and collect evidence.





However, like all good things in life, this programme, too, is susceptible to misuse. For instance, a hacker can use the keylogger and illegally retrieve crucial data such as personal identity information, credit card numbers, bank account details, login names and passwords. So, on the flip side, keylogging can pose a serious threat to computer users by leading to invasion of privacy, data theft and fraud. Malicious keylogging software can also infect computers via malware, spyware, viruses and the Trojan horse.

If you suspect that someone is using keylogger to retrieve vital information, opt for a good anti-spyware and anti-virus programme and also activate the firewall. Be careful when you open e-mail attachments, surf mainstream websites or download anything from the Internet. You can also get your personal computer checked by a professional to avoid such surreptitious attacks.

Key features
– Logs keystrokes and is case sensitive
– Works both in hidden and standard modes
– Registers disk changes, Internet connections, websites visited and starup/shutdown
– Watches clipboard content
– Record all print activities
– Creates screenshots quickly
– Generally stores all information in encrypted log file
– Logs can be password protected
– Can create the report in html and text format and then send it via e-mail
– Resistant to antivirus software
– Quick installation, easy usage and flexible configuration system

Who will benefit

– System administrators who keep a tab on all office computers.
– CEOs/managers who want to monitor office work.
– Parents who want to supervise their children’s online/offline activities
– Cyber café owners who want to scan what customers are doing.
– Anyone else who wants to check what’s happening in his/her absence.

How Steel Keylogger Works

This software application cannot be recognized by most of the common antivirus programmes available today and, therefore, works efficiently. Actually, this version does not connect to the Internet. So, all your data will be quite safe from malicious attacks. In order to download and use Steel Keylogger, do the following: 

– Steel Keylogger is available on several Torrent websites and the programme will contain two files – both below 40 KB in size. So, you can download it quickly and it will never weight too much on the system.

– Go through the Readme.txt file carefully to understand how the programme and its features work.

– To use the application, right-click on the Steel.exe file and select the option ‘Run as administrator’

– The process will task a while to install the programme.

– Once installed, the programme will display an interface with four partitions: A ‘Log Window’ that shows the keystrokes for the last 30 seconds, option to ‘Stop or Hide’ the programme, a checkbox to enable\disable logging the clipboard content and a status window.

– To use the programme, click on ‘Options’ and check both the boxes against ‘Hide on Startup’ and ‘Auto Startup’. You can also specify the location where you want to save the logs. Click on ‘Save Location’.

– Now, every time you computer is booted, the application will be activated, but it will be hidden from view.

– You can see detailed log report by using Notepad. To active the interface again, use the combination CTRL+SHIFT+F8. 

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Master Your World with RSS Feeds

If you frequent web logs, you may have come across tiny XML icons that invite you to ‘syndicate’ a particular website. Many of us ignore the message for the simple reason that we don’t know what exactly ‘syndication’ means.

The print media had long recognized the money they could make by incorporating stories from several other news sites into their own. Subsequently, it had driven more traffic to their websites and resulted into more business. But that’s not all. They could also cover a wider area a wider area than their staff reporters could. Thus began the concept and business of syndication.





When you enter the World Wide Web, you are greeted by a bulk of authors who write on a wide range of topics food, fashion, people, ideas, books, gizmos and technology trends, to name a few. But those who go online for the pleasure of reading find it extremely difficult to keep track of all their favourite blogs, unless there is an automated system to do that. This is where RSS steps in. Short for Really Simple Syndication, RSS is a quick and easy way for the Web to share stories, articles, essays and headlines from other sites. You can use news readers to scan the headlines using RSS aggregators.  

History of RSS

Netscape, the inventor of RSS, was trying to make headway into the portal business and wanted an XML format so that it can simplify the process of information sourcing and feature news stories from other websites on its own. So, the company came up with RSS .91, but dropped it when they decided to exit the portal business. UserLand Software grabbed this opportunity and decided to develop this particular version of RSS. The result was RSS .92, .93 and .94. At the same time, a non-commercial group picked up RSS and developed RSS 1.0, based on its interpretation of the original principles. UserLand eventually launched RSS 2.0.

How to read RSS feeds

RSS feeds will automatically bring updated information to your system, so that you can keep a tab on news, blogs, job listings classifieds and much more. Many websites and blogs offer RSS feeds and you can easily identify this feature by a small button that either says XML or RSS. A click on one of these buttons will lead you to a page full of codes. But in order to read the updates properly, you will require an RSS reader. Here is a step by step guide to help you.

Get a reader: Go to www.download.com and choose an RSS reader from the list featured there. Generally, the paid reads cost about $20 to $30. When you purchase the application, you have access to several other features and tools within the reader. There are two main types of RSS feed readers. Once is a standalone application for processing the RSS feeds. Simply put, it will be a totally new application that you can populate as you like. Another type of RSS feed reader is the plug-in. This application works within a programme that already exists, such as the Internet Explorer or the Microsoft Outlook.

Installation and setting up: When you launch a standalone reader, you will see a toolbar, as well as three window panes, arranged like the preview mode in Microsoft Outlook. The pane on the left displays channels or RSS feeds that you have subscribed to. You can also organize these into folders or categories. The upper right panel will show up the list of articles within the channel that you have selected. The content of the article is displayed in the lower right panel. To change the channel groups, click the drop down box located just below the menu. You will get a brief description in the lower right side. Click on the link given there to load the complete text. You can also configure the application so as to get an e-mail message whenever an interesting article is published. Most will display a pop-up window over the taskbar that will show the channel name, article URL and article title. You can also plug in a standalone reader within existing applications like the Internet Explorer or the Outlook.

Add channels and channel groups: Many RSS readers come preloaded with channels. However, you may like to add your own channel to this list. There are several programmes that allow you to create a new channel group for organizing your channels better. To add a channel, visit the ‘CNET RSS’ page and click the ‘All Review’ link. Right click or use CTRL+C to copy the URL from the address bar of your browser, which will show a page full of XML code. Now, go back to your news reader, choose the category where you want to place the new subscription and select ‘New’ or ‘New Channel’ from the ‘File’ menu. In most cases, the URL you copy should automatically be pasted into the URL field in the ‘New Channel’ wizard. Or else, you can cut and paste the URL yourself.

Customise: When you subscribe to several articles from various feeds, it becomes difficult to find specific  information. RSS feed readers include tools just for this purpose – to filter such articles. The ‘Filter’ tool looks for articles that contain specific keywords. This can also be done in labeled search. Type a keyword in the ‘Search’ or ‘Filter’ bar to use this feature. Some RSS readers can set a watch, a way of automatically searching through all your incoming feeds for specific keyword. Here is a step by step to set up a watch:

– Open the ‘File’ menu, select ‘New’ and choose the option ‘new Watch’.

– Now, give it a title in the dialog box and enter a search term in the keyword field.

– Click on ‘Add’ to put the search term into the keyword list.

– Click on ‘OK’ to activate your watch. It will appear in the ‘Watch list’ located in the left panel. The ‘Watch’ panel will show the number of articles that come up with each keyword.

– Click any ‘Watch’ to see the articles it has managed to capture.

Purne you feed: If you do not want to be overwhelmed with articles and content, it is important to prune your feeds. In order to delete a feed, just delete the title and you RSS reader will stop looking for similar information. 

Analyse and improve you writing with PaperRater

Before we get down to using PaperRater, we will tell you more about the magic that this tool can help you weave. Well, it is nothing short of magic, especially if grammar and error-free writing are not your forte, and drafting college papers or professional documents give you nightmares. PaperRater is a plagiarism detection and proofreading tool that checks your write up for grammatical errors and offers suggestions to improve the style, word choice and readability of your document.





For instance, you are a budding publisher and a young writer approaches you with a manuscript that he/she wants to print. But before taking the plunge, you would definitely like to ensure that the script is original and will not land you in copyright issues. Enter PaperRater, a free tool that scans the documents for any potential plagiarism, although those who have used it extensively will tell you that language and grammar checking happens to be its strong point.

PaperRater has been developed by a bunch of college grads and linguistics professionals. Used by universities and schools in more than 46 countries, this tool has helped several students improve their writing style. But before the developers could introduce PaperRater on the Internet, they had to overcome huge challenges connected with computational linguistic design and development, entity resolution and automatic entity extraction, clustering, prioritization, plagiarism detection, duplicate document recognition, name parsing and regularization, among others.

That definitely is a long list of tasks to be accomplished within a short time. Therefore, a team of subject matter experts and computational linguistics worked together and created a core Natural Language Processing (NLP) engine to extract language evidence from term papers and essays, and then translate these into accurate codes, the creators of PaperRater have also included the ‘Vocabulary Builder’ tool to help students improve their vocabulary.

PaperRater comes loaded with an exciting range of features that make this application a favorite among all. When you submit a paper, the tool will analyse it pronto, 24/7and I real time. You will get in depth analysis that will help improve writing skills, grammar power and word choice thus enhancing the document’s overall readability. You will also find additional comments and analyses to clean up the paper adequately. Here is a step by step to get you initiated.  

Open the document that you want to analyse. Just copy and paste the text (including the works cited if it is a research paper) into the text box. You will also see a notification which states that the tool is created to evaluate high school level writing and above.

Now, choose the kind of paper that you want to evaluate. If it is a write up for the World Wide Web, you may like to use the essay analysis feature. You can also choose from several options that cover almost any type of writing.

Click on the ‘Get Report’ tab.

The tool will immediately check the paper for grammar, vocabulary, word choice, style and plagiarism. Each category is underlined with a different colour and this makes editing extremely easy. Phrases, words and grammatical issues are underlined in green. When you click on the underlined words, options will be there to help you fix the problem.

Similar options are available for spelling and word choice. While spelling issues are available for spelling and word choice. While spelling issues are underlined in red, word choice problems are highlighted in blue. Plus, the problems pointed out in the document will be clarified, so that one can learn more.

Writing style is also analysed by PaperRater, although it is not underlined like other spelling and grammar suggestions. Do remember that the use of passive voice is highly condemned in the literary world. paperRater acknowledges this fact and makes suggestions to fix this error.

Another interesting feature of PaperRater is the vocabulary rating. If one has used interesting words in the document, the toll is generous enough to shower words of praise.

Finally, the tool will analyse your document for plagiarism. However, those who have used this feature feel that this is not as thorough as some of the other plagiarism detection tools available online. You can try it or tally it with other apps. Ideally, you can get the paper checked at Paper Rater and then try another plagiarism detection tool for through result.

And before we sign off, here is more. A look at the PaperRater website will give you a lot more information on the additional features that the developers are planning to offer in the near future. Some of these features include grammar and writing tutorials, webinars, a method to create online personal database and a way to search through online databases automatically. In other words, PaperRater will not only help you work upon writing and language skills, but also enable you take it to another level. 

Samsung Galaxy 3 and Galaxy 5 Chepest Android Mobile with 3G

Samsung launched Galaxy 5 i5503 and  Galaxy 3 Android-powered smartphone in indian market. The other smartphone Samsung i5800 Galaxy 3 is priced Rs. 12000. Both are loaded with Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair), compared to Android OS 1.5 powered Acer e110. Galaxy 3 is also promised to upgrade to Android 2.2 in coming future. Galaxy 3 is also promised to upgrade to Android 2.2 in coming future. Both have TouchWiz v3.0 touchscreen UI and 3G connectivity.





 Samsung Galaxy 5 Features and Specifications are:


Product: Mobile
Model: Galaxy 5
Network: Quad band GSM/3G HSDPA
Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair) operating system
600 MHz processor
2.8-inch TFT touchscreen 256K colors display
Screen resolution of 240 x 320 pixels
2.0 mega pixel camera with zoom
Camera resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels
Music and Video player
Audio and Video recorder
3.5 mm audio jack
Stereo FM radio with RDS
170MB phone memory
Up to 16GB expandable with microSD card.
GPRS/EDGE/3G
Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, DLNA
USB v2.0 connectivity
E-mail/Push Mail
GPS with A-GPS support
Social networking integration
Word/Excel/PowerPoint/PDF editor
Google Search/Maps/G-mail/YouTube
1200mAh Li-ion battery
Talk time 9:30 min
Standby 521 hrs
Dimensions 108 x 56 x 12.3 mm
Weight 102 gm


Samsung Galaxy 3 Features and Specifications are: 

Product: Mobile
Model: Samsung Galaxy 3
Network: Quad band GSM/3G HSDPA
Android v2.1 (Eclair) operating system and upgradeable to v2.2
667 MHz processor
3.2-inch TFT touchscreen, 16M colors display
Screen resolutions of 240 x 400 pixels
3 mega pixel camera with zoom
Auto focus/Geo-tagging/Face and Smile detection
Music player and Video player
Audio and Video recording
Stereo FM radio with RDS
3.5 mm audio jack
Up to 32GB microSD crad support, included 1GB card
Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate
Auto turn-off
Email/Push Mail
Google Search/Maps/Gmail/YouTube/Google Talk integration
GPRS/EDGE/3G/HSDPA
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP
USB v2.0
GPS with A-GPS support
Word/Excel/PowerPoint/PDF editor
1500mAh Li-Ion battery
Talk time 15:30 min
Standby 620 hrs
Dimensions 113.5 x 55 x 12.9 mm
Weight 109 gm

ASUS NX90 Laptop Review, Specifications and Price

Taiwan-based company introduced NX90 laptop some attractive features. The product is designed in co-operation with technology developer Bang and Olufsen’s chief designer David Lewis, ASUS’ (India) Country Head for System Business, Alex Huang, told reporters. the laptop would initially be available in the major cities like Kolkata, Chennai, Delhi and Mumbai. ASUS NX90 Laptop available at Rs 1,31,999/- in indian market.





Asus NX90 features 18.4-inch full high definition LED backlit display laptop with powered by Intel Core i7 processor graphics card NVIDIA Geforce GT 335M, an amplifier and a built-in webcam of 2-mega pixel. This  laptop has 8GB DDR3 RAM and 1TG 7200rpm hard disk. Moreover, besides a full-sized keyboard, it also provides dual touchpad for the users. That means there is a touchpad on either side of the keyboard.


Asus NX90 Specifications: 

Asus NX90 is customized more for a power user as it is stuffed with high specifications. It has Intel Core i7-720QM Processor 1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.8 GHz. The notebook has 8GB DDRIII RAM and NVIDIA GeForce GT 335M with 1GB GDDR3 for better gaming and HD viewing. In terms of storage, it has a 1 TB of hard disk with an RPM of 7200.
The Asus NX90 also has a 4x optical Blu Ray Combo. For chatting purpose, the notebook has a built-in 2.0 megapixel web cam. It runs on Windows 7 Home Premium operating system.


For ASUS NX90 drivers, software and User’s Manual Guide can be found here.

Asus Flagship NX90 Laptop Features:

* 6 GB RAM
* 500 GB hard disk
* Intel core processor
* 1920×1080 screen resolution
* Full HD support
* Twin trackpad
* 18.4 inches of LED LCD
* 64 bit Windows
7 home premium
* 12 GB expandable memory
* 32nm speaker and 11 watt amplifier

Lenovo launched IdeaPad Y460 and IdeaPad Y560 notebooks

Lenovo  introduced upcoming multimedia notebooks, from being just an outstanding computing machine, the Lenovo IdeaPad Y460 (14”) and Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 (15”) Notebooks seamlessly transform into a sleek home theatre or an envious gaming device at just the touch of a button! The new multimedia notebooks from Lenovo boasts with Intel's Latest processors.





Encapsulated with robust functionality and superlative features, these Notebooks offer top of the line entertainment to satiate the burgeoning multimedia consumption of the discerning young Indian consumer. These sleek Notebooks fascinate you with their artistic cover pattern, the classic orange loop and an elite impression. The all new Lenovo IdeaPad Y460 equipped with a 14-inch notebook and is powered with either Intel Core i5 or Core i3 processor.The Lenovo IdeaPad Y460 includes ATI Radeon HD5740/HD5650 graphics and features up to 8GB of RAM and up to 320GB hard drive.


Both Lenovo IdeaPad Y460 and IdeaPad Y560 laptops comes housed with DVD burner or Blu-ray drive, 6-in-1 card reader, HDMI port, eSATA/USB combo port, 1.3 Megapixel webcam, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, and optionally Bluetooth.The all new Lenovo IdeaPad Y460 and Y560 multimedia notebooks will be available for sales from early March onwards. Starting at approximately Rs. 46235,  these notebooks will be available at all leading Lenovo retail outlets and Multi brand digital lifestyle retail chains like Croma and eZone.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Toyota Etios Review and Price in India

Toyota Motor Corporation will launch its compact car 'Etios' in December 2010 or January 2011 in India. Etios Toyota will launch in December or January on the Indian market, having achieved its planned objectives for the sale, it will be exported, also adds that the company is the sale of 70,000 units in its first year. But he did not disclose the price of the car.






ETIOS Sedan Concept design is based on the concept of “Bold Simplicity”. This revolutionary new concept in luxury and comfort, which is a global standard of quality is also advantageous. ETIOS true Global Compact Car Toyota, which will be available first in India.

Toyota Etios Price in India : Toyota India has not made any official announcement regarding the prices of Toyota Etios but here are speculative prices of Toyota Etios.

- Toyota Etios 1.2 ———- Rs. 5,50,000.00
- Toyota Etios Sedan 1.2 – Rs. 6,00,000.00
- Toyota Etios 1.5 ———- Rs. 7,00,000.00
- Toyota Etios Sedan 1.5 – Rs. 7,50,000.00

Toyota Etios Features

Etios engine options : Toyota has set aside the cost of any production Etios Make Price-competitive in India and rest in par with the Maruti Swift. Etios has become an engine with two options - 1.2 liters of gasoline, which is expected to produce a maximum output of 80 hp to meet regulatory standards for small cars to save the excise. The second engine option is the 1.5-liter gasoline engine, which should generate 100 horsepower and a maximum power. The plans for the maintenance of diesel and gasoline engines buyer chooses only the beginning.

Lava Launched B-5, First Indian Rupees Integrates Mobile Phone

Lava International has introduced a new symbol of rupiah currency of its phones. It is an honor for India to be the fifth nation to recognize its own currency. Lava, always leading consumer driven innovations Insight to ensure that Indians do not have to wait too long to get your phone keypad.







B5 Lava, lava rupees lastest model features to your keyboard. Incidentally B5 is also the first phone with the first world alpha keyboard keys in order ABCD. There was much discussion on the time needed to integrate the "" symbol on your computer or portable keyboard. The estimated time between six months to two years.

This may not be a technological breakthrough for Lava but this definitely is a testimony of the passion to provide value to the user by adopting new concepts. It also shows their commitments to adopt new design, technology and innovation in the shortest possible