Friday, August 31, 2012

Microsoft changed it logo after 25 yrs

Recently software giant Microsoft has changed it logo.It has been heavily inspired by the emblem of Windows operating system.

Rather than the previous emblem, which only had the name of the company, this new logo has 'Microsoft' written in Segoe font on the right and square with four tiles, reminiscent of the Metro UI, on the left.

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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Let's Talk Mo service :Google new FREE mobile hosting site

Google India has come up with a service called 'Let's Talk Mo', which aims to enable small and medium businesses to reach out to the mobile user.Let's Talk Mo service, Google will help businesses to have FREE mobile sites.
Google India is offers the businesses two options – create a mobile site for free, and test how user friendly your mobile website. For this purpose, Google has launched a dedicated website that gives users all the necessary tools and resource to have a mobile website.Apart from these you can test your site using  GoMoMeter tool which check how their site looks on a smartphone.This tool also helps them get recommendations to make their website more user-friendly.
To Explore more about Google's new product, visit http://www.letstalkmo.com/in/d/
Check out Google's Guides for the Let's Talk Mo service here

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Innovative idea by IRCTC to have advance Deposit (RDS scheme)


IRCTC has decided to launch a scheme allowing passengers to reserve seats against advance money with their IRCTC register account .This scheme is termed as Rolling Deposit Scheme(RDS).In this scheme the use can deopsit minum of Rs1500 and avail this faiclity. While paying the ticket ammout the user can select IRCTC deposite ammout or other traditional bank payment method.

It will reduce the payment gateyway time for the user as money will be deducted from your IRCTC and not from bank as is the current scenario
One of the best feature of this service is that IRCTC will not charge any payment gateyway charge for booking e-ticket
Another important point is that it will sure help to minimize the number of failure transaction in future
User can mange his account and also top up online. They can transfer money from his bank account to IRCTC account

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Nikon first Android based digital camera


Nikon's Coolpix S800c will launch in September, it will be the first camera running on Android. The camera is having Android Gingerbread (2.3) and its specs include a 16-megapixel CMOS sensor, a 3.5 inch touch screen, an 10x optical zoom and a GPS. Its will have Wi-fi which enable users to download apps from Google Play, such as photo-editing software and games, but also to upload pics and vids to social networks
Boasting plenty of alluring photography and video features, the Coolpix S8000c will ship late September for €379 / $350.The camera also captures Full HD 1080p HD video with full stereo sound, and lets video clips be instantly uploaded to popular video sites such as YouTube and Vimeo.
 It has built-in GPS for geotagging and finding shooting spots, allowing the recording of shooting location information on stills and movies.
Nikon is also launching three other Coolpix cameras in September.

  • P7700 ($499)
  • S800c ($349)
  • S01 ($180)

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Types of Memory card SD/SDHC/SDXC

Now a days with use of so many mobile device,camera there is need of storage device.The storage device used in device is call SD card (Secure Digital) used in most modern cell phones, GPS devices, portable audio players, video game consoles, and expandable USB flash memory drives.Secure Digital or (SD) is a non-volatile memory card format for use in portable devices.

There are basically three types of memory card

MicroSD 
This cards come in four different speed classes.
1) Class 2 -is fast enough to record standard-definition video.
2)Classes 4 and 6 are fast enough for standard and high-definition recording.
3) Class 10 is the fastest microSD speed class, capable of full high-definition video recording.
ClassMinimum performance
SDHC Speed Class 2.svg Class 2MB/sec
SDHC Speed Class 4.svg Class 44 MB/sec
SDHC Speed Class 6.svg Class 66 MB/sec
SDHC Speed Class 10.svg Class 1010 MB/sec


Micro SDHC Card
Micro SDHC cards are identical to Micro SD cards in every way except for storage capacity.
 Micro SDHC cards have a capacity range from 4 GB to 32 GB. Only high end mobile devices such as touch-screens and smartphones have support for Micro SDHC cards. Micro SDHC cards are also available in different speed classes. Micro SDHC cards with a high speed class are ideal for task such as HD video recording, while lower speed classes are useful for storing images and music.Class 4,6,10 comes under this category

Micro SDXC Card
Micro SDXC cards are the next generation in Micro SD technology. The SDXC cards feature storage capacities between 32 GB up to 2 TB. The majority of electronic devices have yet to implement Micro SDXC technology. Computers support Micro SDXC cards with the use of a SDXC compatible USB reader, or the SD slot directly on the PC.
CapacitySDSC (SD): 1 MB to 2 GB,   some 4 GB available.
SDHC: 4 GB to 32 GB
SDXC: ≥32 GB to 2 TB

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Saturday, August 25, 2012

Can't copy File larger than 4GB on USB drive,Here is Solution

Have you ever noticed that using your 8GB or 16GB USB flash drives(pendrive) to copy larger single having having more than 4GB? If you have done so then you might get some windows error message stating that You don't have enough space.(such as: There is not enough free space on the drive, or similar.) Does this sound familiar?


If you have faced such a problem, most probably it’s caused by the fact that your flash drive comes with  FAT32 file system from factory. This type of a file system has a built-in limitation on the size of the files that it may contain. Although the total size of the files that you can copy to a FAT32 drive could be as large as 2TB (or the physical capacity of the drive, whichever is smaller), the size of each individual file may not exceed 4GB.Such file system (FAT32/FAT) will not support copying file which is greater than 4GB.Here i want to mention that I am talking about file size of single file should not exceed 4GB.

This limitations is quite unwanted in present context but when FAT32 was designed no body anticipated that we would deal with large files as we are dealing today.Or, maybe the designers hoped that by the time such large files become common, the use of the FAT32 system would be replaced by the more modern systems.

But in any case we need to resolve the solution . This problem can be solved using NTFS file system.The latter does not have the 4GB file size limitation, and it also allows for many other functions not supported by FAT32: file security, encryption, compression, etc.

On the other side there are some limitations of NTFS also the older versions of Windows (such as Windows 95, 98, or Windows Millennium do not support the NTFS file system. If you plan on using the drive with such old computers, then DO NOT format the drive with NTFS, because you won’t be able to get the old Windows to recognize it anyway. If, however, you only plan on using the drive with the more recent versions of Windows, such as Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and of course Windows 7, such computers should work with the NTFS drives just fine.

Now I am going to tell you how you can change your FAT32 USB devices to NTFS in Windows Xp. Normally it is very easy in case of Windows vista/Windows 7 but it is little bit tricky in case of Windows Xp
By default Windows Xp will not allow you to format USB to NTFS. When you select "Format" in context menu of USB drive there you won't have any option for NTFS.

Step to enable NTFS format of USB in Windows XP

1.      Insert the USB flash drive into the USB port.
2.      Click Start, type devmgmt.msc in the Search textbox and press  Enter.
3.      Find Disk Drives and expand it.
4.      Find the USB flash drive you want to format, and double-click it. It opens the  Properties dialog box.
5.      Click Policies tab.
6.      By default, the  Optimize for quick removal option selected, switch it to Optimize for performance and then pressOK.
7.      Now open My Computer. Right click on the USB Flash Drive and select Format. The Format dialog box now appears.
8.      Select NTFS in the File System field.
9.      Press Start and wait while the process will be completed.
10.   Now your USB Flash Drive is formatted with NTFS format.



Steps to format USB in Windows vista/Windows 7

1. Insert the USB flash drive into the USB port.
2.  Now open My Computer. Right click on the USB Flash Drive and select Format. The Format dialog box now appears.
3.  Select NTFS in the File System field.
4. Press Start and wait while the process will be completed.
5. Now your USB Flash Drive is formatted with NTFS format.


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Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Charge your cellphone using a Biological Virus


A team at the University of California, Berkeley are using the virus known as M13 bacteriophage to replace toxic elements like Li-cd used to charge the cell phones.
The virus possesses a property known as piezoelectricity, which means it can translate mechanical energy into electrical energy.

Researchers believe the discovery could help mobile phones user to charge while you walk and replace the toxic piezoelectric elements already used in mobile phones.

These piezoelectric components are made out of heavy, toxic metals such as lead and cadmium,  M13 bacteriophage has the ability to generate electricity when compressed without the involvement of any toxic chemicals.
To improve the electricity generating power of M13, scientist at University of California added the amino acid content of the virus's outer protein coat by adding four negatively charged glutamate molecules.

Source: Time of India

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Sunday, August 12, 2012

Free Office tool in just 37MB from KINGSOFT

Although Microsoft Office still dominates the marketplace, there are plenty of free alternatives that do a reasonably good job of duplicating many of its features. Kingsoft Office Free comes with three programs--Writer, Spreadsheets, and Presentation--that seek to compete with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, respectively. They're not perfect, but if you're checking out free alternatives to Office, Kingsoft products are definitely worth a look.Free Edition is just 37.2MB which is easy to download and install

The install package is just 50MB, which is only one-tenth the size of other office suites. Taking up less space on a computer means the software runs significantly faster than other office suites.
Kingsoft Office Suite Free 2012 is a free office suite that offers a number of features for creating, viewing, and editing both personal and business documents.This application is currently available for Windows and Android operating system Kingsoft Office Free 2012 includes Kingsoft Writer, Kingsoft Presentation and Kingsoft Spreadsheets. These three reliable and versatile programs are perfect for both personal use at home and for professional businesses. They offer outstanding value at their listed cost compared to competing office programs.
Feature in nutshell
1) Paragraph Adjustment
2) Multiple Document Tabs
3) Humanized Table Operation
4) Built-in Office to PDF Converter
5) Automatic Spell Check
6) Small Data Package
7) Document Encryption
8) Share Files via Email
9) Highest level of file compatibility and interoperability with Microsoft Office
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Friday, August 10, 2012

Become a Blood/Eye Donor

Have you ever felt that a technology can change once life or help people who are at distance due to physical barrier. One of very interesting effort by Bharatmatrimony.com which came with innovative idea for BLOOD donor and Eye donor. The two site is very simple to use

1)http://www.bharatbloodbank.com
This site is all about becoming a register blood donor.You can do a simple registration with few detail.This site help to search Blood donor in your locality/state/area. This site help user to contact blood donor with detail that they provide.To register yourself please click here and become a Blood Donor

2)http://www.bharateyebank.org/
 Bharat Eye Bank is a non-profit, social initiative  to serve the community. With millions of visually impaired people in the country, I felt it is our moral responsibility to further the cause of eye donations. I would urge each and every citizen to join this effort click here to register by filling a eye pledge form

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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Say Goodbye to Hotmail it time for OUTLOOK.com

Microsoft has renamed it vintage email service called HOTMAIL.com to outlook.com. Hotmail was acquired by Microsoft by it founder sabir bhatia in 1997 for $400.
The rebranding and overhaul of Microsoft's email service is Microsoft's first major change in its email service in eight years.Hotmail in recent days has lost market share due to ever changing Google mail service.Outlook.com is a new look of Microsoft new look for email service
Here are few new feature that OUTLOOK.com is having

1) Outlook.com connects to Facebook and Twitter to enrich conversations. Users can view recent status by friends and Tweets shared by friends.
2) Users can open, edit and share Word, Excel and PowerPoint files in Outlook.com.
3) Outlook's address book integrates contacts from Facebook and LinkedIn.
4). With Outlook.com users can make Skype video calls even when both users don't have Skype installed. This feature will be rolled out soon.
5). Photographs attached with emails can be viewed as a slideshow.
6). Outlook.com comes integrated with with Microsoft's cloud storage service SkyDrive, this removes the restrictions of attachment size limits.
7). Outlook.com automatically detects mass messages such as newsletters, offers, daily deals and social updates and puts them in separate folders. Users can customize the process to sort mail any way they want to.
8). Existing Hotmail users can upgrade to the Outlook.com preview and their email address, password, contacts, old email, and rules will remain unchanged. They can continue to send and receive email from their @hotmail.com or @msn.com or @live.com address.

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