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Archives for July 2013

How to Speed Up and Improve the Performance of Window 7?

Many people complain that their Windows7 become slower and slower. Here you are provided some effective way to improve the speed and performance of Windows 7 system. 1. Reduce the boot option Click Start->Run, then in the pop-up window, type “msconfig” into the box and press Enter key to come to the System Configuration window. Click the Startup tab and disable the unneeded startup options. 2. Minimize the startup time of Windows 7 Click Start->Run, and again type “msconfig” into the box of the pop-up window and press Enter key. Under the Boot tab, you’ll see the default … [Read more...]

Nikon 1 J1 Reviews and Features

A Shutterbug’s Choice! With the inauguration of the Nikon 1 series, Nikon has started an absolutely fresh concept of the world of camera that has never been experienced before. A compact system camera range of digital snappers! This kind of cameras used to come with the brand tag of Panasonic, Olympus and a very few manufacturers. Nikon has recently tried its hands on this camera segment. With a superb interchangeable lens, Nikon has launched two compact cameras in the market in its 1 series. And they are Nikon 1 V1 and the Nikon 1 J1 respectively. Let’s explore the budget friendly J1 to get … [Read more...]

Instant Messaging Services: All about Viber and Its Competitors

Launched on 2 Dec 2010, Viber is a free Instant Messaging (IM) service for use on smartphones. Users are able to texts, photos, and videos with other Viber uses for free. Free voice calling is also available on several platforms (Viber with HD voice was released onto Windows Phone 8 on the 2nd April 2013) and is likely to be rolled out onto several more. Viber is consistently updating and improving, and plans to launch an app for the BlackBerry 10 OS soon, and already is popular among BlackBerry OS 5 and 7 users. Image sent by author Despite being a small-sized company compared to other … [Read more...]

Top 5 Tips To Protect Against Radioactive Energy

Radioactive substances used in nuclear research and medical procedures always pose a risk to those who are involved in a nuclear laboratory or a hospital. The scientists who work in laboratories have to move around in areas which are fraught with exposure to dangerous levels of the energy released by the radioactive material used in the experiments. Since the radioactive material is the basis of their work they are always under the threat of getting exposed in their line of duty. Image sent by author Similarly the technician who is operating an X-ray machine in the hospital has a duty to … [Read more...]

Must-have Gadgets for Travelling Seniors

Travelling is one of the most beautiful experiences that anybody can have. And regardless of age, it’s something that should be enjoyed by everyone. Seniors who long for more adventures are in luck with today’s technology. Here are some must-have gadgets to feel more safe, secured, and more convenient in your next trip. Point and Shoot Camera What good are those panoramic sceneries you’ve seen when you won’t be able to capture them? Make sure to document how glorious the Niagara Falls was or how splendid the Windsor Castle was. Your travel stories are best told when you have accompanying … [Read more...]

Basic IT Security Solutions for Your Personal Computer

Information is power and if it happens that it finds its way into unauthorized hands, it can be catastrophic. We use our computer on daily basis when it is either connected to the internet or not. It can happen that you send an email that is crucial but a hacker taps it. Image source amazon.com Your computer is stolen yet it had important documents. The computer may also crash accidentally and you fail to recover the lost data since you may not be a computer guru. These are just some of unexpected scenarios that can cause damages if it happens to occur. It is therefore advisable to take … [Read more...]

Commercial scales

Scales are key to completing a variety of tasks. For example, industrial warehouses use scales over a hundred times or more per day. They are vital for post offices, retail stores, shipping and receiving and other big box stores. All industries have uses for floor scales whether they're small or large. However there are some restrictions and requirements for floor scales in order for them to do their job properly. Since there are so many scales available for any kind of business, most floor scales in today's marketplace are heavy duty steel constructed scales with digital indicators. … [Read more...]

Turning Your TV Into A Smart TV

Technology is always on the move and that's especially true when it comes to the world of televisions. The digital switchover has meant that everyone now has access to a far greater range of channels and most people have upgraded their televisions as a result. High Definition television content has become commonplace, with major broadcasters such as the BBC, ITV and Channel Four all putting out an increasing amount of high definition content. Smart TVs The internet has revolutionised the way that people communicate with each other. Computers are now a feature in most homes, with the vast … [Read more...]

Are You Familiar with RAW Format?

The word RAW means unprocessed. To understand the RAW format, first we should know the actual imaging process of digital cameras in general. After pressing the shutter, the light irradiates on the camera COMS through lens, then the COMS will convert it to the digital signals which can form the image data. And these digital signals are the main materials of RAW files. Advantages of RAW format: ·RAW files, the information which are almost untreated and get directly from the CCD and CMOS, allow the photographers to maximize developing their artistic talent in the post processing. ·RAW files … [Read more...]

Want a 4K TV? You Should Because…

Were you wowed when you went from standard television to HD? Know the difference between super-bright colors and sharp edges and the fuzzy tones of old-school televisions? If you said "yes," imagine the difference you'll see with the next generation of video viewers, the 4K TV. Actually, you don't have to imagine it. If you saw the 3-D version of "Avatar" in the theaters, you've already experienced the clarity and depth of 4K television. Manufacturers claim the picture is four times sharper than HD, giving ultra-large televisions a viewing edge they didn't have before. You … [Read more...]