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20% Young People Own an eReader

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Books are called the best friends of human beings. They not only help us in passing our idle time in a productive way, but also increase our knowledge about everything. People who have hobby of reading books have their brain activity levels higher than those who not. It provides their brains with stimuli, which increases their thinking powers. Previously, books were only available in a form of bundle of papers, bound together with information in scripted on them with ink. Now a days, the trend is changing. People are using technology to quench their thirst of reading in new and innovative styles. Electronic books, commonly known as eBooks are the biggest example of it.

E-Books And E-Readers

Young People Own an eReader

e-book stands for ”electronic book”, they are also known as digital books. They are basically the technological placebos of normal books. In eBook, the text is written in digital form so therefore it requires a medium or a device to read. Previously people used to read eBooks on their Desktops and Laptop personal computers, but now there are several new devices which evolved with the advancement in technology. These devices are known as eReaders, they are specifically designed for reading and are usually with a screen in front, with few keys for operation. One of the most famous eReaders is “Kindle”. eBooks can also be used on various different types of handheld devices like iPods, iPads, PDAs, mobile phones and etc.

Advantages Of E-Books Over Normal Books

Although most people say that they enjoy the classical way of reading books, but they cannot deny that eBooks have many advantages over the normal books.

1) Inexpensive

It has been observed that the eBooks are less expensive as compared to their normal versions available in bookshops.

2) Accessibility

They are easily accessible, for example if you order a book from website you will have to wait for it until it gets shipped to your place, but in case of eBooks you can instantly download it from website.

3) Portability

They are more easy to carry and can save great space. Read the full story

Best 10 Inch Tablets

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Touch screen tablets with their portability feature are getting famous in market of Top Product, display size, camera, storage capacity, hard disc range and high speed processor are some features on which can take part in classification of best tablet.   Here we are going to introduce some 10 inch tablet.

1. Motorola Xoom Android Tablet

Motorola Xoom is released in February 2011. It has HD display of 10.1-inch (1280 x 800-pixel) wide-screen which can support 720p video. Its processor comes with dual core property in which each core runs at 1 GHz. It is supportable for android applications. It works on operating system of Android 3.0 Honeycomb. This operating system supports multi-touch system. It gives support android applications for example notifications, multi-tasking, widgets and browsing etc. It provides 3G connectivity.  At the launch it don’t come with 4G/WI-FI-enabled connectivity but a user can upgrade it up to 4G by a proper procedure offer by manufacturers, which can work 10 times faster than 3G network. Motorola Xoom is first 4G tablet of Motorola manufacturers. Because of android 3.0 it offers you web surfing without any interruption, support for adobe flash. You can enjoy multi-media based applications games; you tube applications, e-Books reading, audio/video songs and check e-mail. Its operating system also allows you to switching feature between applications. Its battery timing is up to 10 hours or more while its stand by time is 14 days and up to 3.5-hour is its charge time. Its memory includes 32 GB internal memory, 2 mega-pixel camera at front facing and 5-mega pixel rear-facing camera. Its other features are Integrated Google Maps, Mobile Hot-spot feature, 1 GB of DDR2 RAM, 32 GB internal memory, on-screen keyboard, 3.5 mm headphone jack and saving data from unauthorized access.

2. ASUS EEE Pad Transformer

Its weight is about 680 grams. Its design looks most commonly around us. It has 10.1 inch display with 1280 x 800 pixels high quality resolution that gives a good and bright effect for videos or zooming pictures. It also based on android 3.0, and its battery timing is up to 16 hours. It comes with 512 MB RAM and 16 or 32 GB internal storage but these both features can be enhanced on the bases of requirements, its internal storage can add up to 32 GB more by using flash cards, and user can also replace 512v MB RAM with 1 GB RAM. ASUS EEE has dual camera featured. This product is supportable for multi-media applications, web searching and for advance applications. Its price can differ on the basis of its specification mostly range $399 to $699.

3. Samsung Sliding PC 7 Series

This product is released by Samsung, having smart and stylish design while its weight starts from 2.18 lbs. It differs from others in some aspects first difference is its operating system, using Windows 7 Home Premium, and second is that it can slide on two faces, according to your desired angle (which its design allowed ) or horizontally. It has HD LCD display of 10.1-inch having 1366 x 768 pixels resolution with touch screen feature. Its CPU based on Intel ATOM Oak Trail Z670 technology, ranges 1.66 GHz, and its memory ranges 2 GB DDR2. Hard disc capacity range is 32 GB or 64GB. It comes with 1.3 MP camera. Its battery made up of lithium polymer and can give a long time support of 9 hours. It gives support to Internet services, audio/video technology with integrated speaker. Its price starts at 699$.

4. ASUS EEE Pad Slider

ASUS EEE is another form of ASUS Pad Transformer but it differs in some features. Its display comprises on 10.1 LCD screen with 1280 x 800 pixels resolution, which provides a bright, sharp image and clear text. ASUS EEE Pad Slider basically comes with android operating system.  It’s CPU based on dual core Tegra. With RAM ranges 512 MB to 1 GB and with 32 GB flash card. Its features also offers 3G chip, other features includes dual camera and USB port that uses to attach some other devices for example printer etc. Read the full story

Best Free BlackBerry Applications and Programs

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Black Berry provides you, a better facility to install and use any application you want. There are several applications available to simplify your tasks. They are available with different prices but many of them are free of cost so that, the Blackberry users can easily get the maximum benefit of those applications without paying anything. Here is a list of the best free software for Blackberry which will surely help you.

1. Google Maps Mobile

This application is a map application that is available for all the users of Blackberry phones. It shows you entire views of streets around you. This application has not only the functionality to show you the entire map around the Globe.  It can zoom different locations and to change the routes to provide you the shortest path to your destination. One of its latest and exciting features is the real-time traffic updates which allow you to navigate your way from the congested areas around you.

2. PocketMac

Blackberry can easily synchronize with your personal computer but in a case it didn’t, and you also do not know, what to do to solve this problem. However, if you have this application in your Blackberry phone, it will solve your problem. This application makes that synchronization with your PC very easily. Using this application, you can easily get access to your Entourage, Up-To-Date, Address Book, iCal, Now Contact, and Sticks in line on both of your devices.

3. StockView

There are several different applications available to get aware of your stocks using your Blackberry phone, but they are either unaffordable or difficult to operate but this application is best in both prospects. Simply, you have to add those stocks, which you want to track in it, and it will ease you to check it whenever you want by logging into your account.

4. BlackBerry Unite!

This free software collaboration could help you track the progress of your team when you’re away. After all, that’s why you have a Blackberry in the first place, right? It simplifies you to share different important things that are necessary, while you are on a trip like, pictures, calendars, documents, and more, among yours and your Blackberry’s teammates. In this way, you can easily do your work along with enjoying your trip and get your working reputation, better and better day by day.

5. JabpLite BlackBerry Personal Money Manager

Sometimes, when you are progressing better in your business, you can easily forget your money related matters. JabpLite Blackberry Personal Money Manager provides you the facility to store all of your money related data. This is just a simple budget and allows you to store planned and actual expenditure. It keeps your data in an easy form of spreadsheets, which ensures that you win more than your expenses, and that your money is distributed. Because the last thing, you need is to board a flight from New York to Los Angeles and have a complete breakdown of the budget.

6. BeamBerry

When you face a problem to download or open the attachments of your e-mails, which have certain file extensions than this application will solve your problem. You have just to download this application, and it will ease you to view the attachments like your PC.

7. BBScreenStream

The application works like a movie maker. Using this application, you can create videos from your phone, and then you can either record it or can easily display that video on your computer by simply connecting your Blackberry with your computer.

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10 Best iPad Entertainment Apps

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Applications of any gadget make it more attractive, entertaining, informative, and make you more productive. Free or paid applications for Apple’s iPad have wide range, like social networking, business, communication, games, entertainment, creativity, and more. Following are the best 10 iPad entertainment Applications

Entertainment Applications

These Applications Make your iPad more enojyable in real sense.

1. ABC Player

This FREE application allow your iPad into a TV and entertain you with full episodes of Grey’s Anatomy, Lost, Desperate Housewives, Dancing with the stars, and much more popular shows in your hand. These full-screen high quality definition videos look sharp and smooth, with limited commercial interruption.

2. Barnes And Noble Nook For iPad

This is a Free application for Apple’s iPad. The Concept of this application is to provide you a free library of E-Books. You can share titles with friends using “LendMe” technology. iPad running Nook software allow you “Lifetime Library” features accessible from your device.

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Iphone,s Best Apps

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Today Apple iPhone is gaining popularity in gaming industry rapidly. iPhone is becoming portable gaming system. Games Developers are developing every kind of game, from basic puzzling games to most enhanced graphic games. Top 10 Games of iPhone of 2011 are following.

1. Cut the Rope

Cut the Rope is the brilliant game in the App World because of it’s extraordinary game play importance, magnificent graphics, accurate physics and sensitive action controls. It is one of the best puzzle games available today.

cut the rope

2. Sonic 4

Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Episode I is one of the most wanted games for the iPhone. It is released with enhanced features,
graphics and controls. It is one of the brilliant releases from THE HEDGEHOG.

3. Fruit Ninja

Fruit Ninja is a very interesting action game with amazing Arcade mode. It is a very simple but quite funny game Released by Halfbrick Studio. Fruit Ninja sums up all features which iPhone game needs.

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Apple iPad Available For Pre-Order

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In order to expand its sales beyond the iPhone and iPod, Apple has begun taking pre-orders for its iPad multimedia tablet from now onwards.

According to the company, customers who order one of three Wi-Fi versions of the device, will be able to receive their device on April 3rd, no matter whether it is for home delivery or store pickup. However, reservation is limited to two per customer only.

iPad Application Disclosed by iWork

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Apple’s main focus in last days was on iPad, but there are also clues that new software will be optimized for iPad. We also saw the development and release of great software of iBooks for iPad, with this software we can browse many books from Amazon and can read, and download these books on 10inch touch screen. But there are other surprises from Apple, as there are applications which can be downloaded for iPad interface and are made by iWork application developers, and these are made specially for iPad.

At presentation Steve Jobs verified new iWork application , which are for iPad. All these iWork application will be accessible to purchase separately, including pages (Word Processing), Numbers (Spreadsheets), and Keynote (Presentations). Apple decided to charge $9.99 for each application to purchase for iPad. These application will be available immediately after iPad’s launch, and that is also very near within 60 days and that iPad will be for Wi-Fi, only and not 3G.

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Barnes & Noble Launches Free Wi-Fi

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Barnes & Noble are hoping to sell more e-books so that they can compete with Amazon.com‘s Kindle.

On Tuesday free Wi-Fi has been launched by Barnes & Noble at its bookstores, which provides a convenient way to buy and download electronic books to its customers.

AT&T will provide the free wireless hotspots, by which Barnes & Noble’s paid Wi-Fi network has been managed since 2005. In 50 states 777 stores are being operated by the bookseller and it offers more than 700,000 e-book titles.

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