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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

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Asus Eee Note EA800

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Because of the confusion Asus’s eReader caused, being associated with regular tablets, its name has been changed and re-released. ASUS has just officially announced the EEE Note EA800, an intriguing 8 inch eReader which comes with added functionality of a notepad, video and photo camera and an educational tool. Due to this added functionality the EEE Note EA800 is in a league of its own.

Here is the system specification of the EEE Note EA800 taken from the official website:

Operating System:

  • Linux

Display:

  • Size: 8″, 3:4
  • Resolution: XGA, 768×1024, 64 grayscale
  • Hardness: 3H, designed for pen
  • Anti-Glare

Touch Screen:

  • Touch pen: 256 levels pressure to express different words weight
  • Resolution: 0.01mm (2540dpi)
  • Accuracy: ±0.4mm with pen vertical / ±3mm with pen tilt 50 degree

WLAN:

  • 802.11b/g

Storage:

  • ROM:4GB
  • External: Micro SD card slot available, support SD/SDHC (expansion) up to 16GB

Camera:

  • 2 mega pixel

Audio:

  • Speaker: mono 1 Watt
  • Microphone: high-sensitive

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Samsung Galaxy 7 Inch Tablets

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Tech-heads are drooling over the prospect of a second-generation iPad, widely expected to be unveiled in the next month or so. The aforesaid news is old. The breaking news is that finally we have a competitor of iPad in the face of Tablet PC. Tablet PC is all set to confront the iPad. The announcement of “Tablet PC Production” has been made in the past month. After such announcement, tech-lovers are comparing the Tablet PC with iPad. Both appliances are equipped with the state-of-the-art features. The most common comparison between the two is; Tablet PC is meant for business than any other and iPad is heaven for gadget-freaks. Anyhow, the liker of Tablet PC will feel privileged – just because the Tablet PC is available in many versions. Every Tablet PC brand has its own unique features unlike the iPad. The all prestigious brands of computers are in the feet to produce Tablet PCs. It means the consumer will have more variety of Tablet PCs at his or her disposal. One can get the Tablet PC according to his or her own requirement. There is variety of Tablet PCs available in the nearby store. Here we listed below the best 7 Inch Tablet PCs. Enjoy the list!

Samsung Galaxy TAB (7 Inch Tablet)

Samsung Galaxy TAB (7 Inch Tablet)

Much has been written on 7 Inch Samsung Galaxy Tab’s performance. Many analysts have compared the features of Samsung Galaxy Tab with Apple’s iPad. Without being biased, it is very hard to compare the two revolutionary products. This is so because Samsung Galaxy Tab is mainly produce keeping in mind the daily routine of an employee of corporate sector. Samsung Galaxy Tab is the need of businessman. The Samsung Galaxy Tab was first revealed before tech-savers in Berlin last year. Much media hype had created by Samsung then. This Samsung Galaxy Tab is definitely giving the hard time to iPad. Samsung Galaxy Tab is delicate in using outdoor and indeed the stylish one too. The features of Samsung Galaxy Tab are unmatched. Put Samsung Galaxy Tab in your pouch or man purse or ladies purse, whatever! It will fit due to its slim body. Samsung Galaxy Tab will also work as your part-time cell phone, because it has all phone functions. From video calls to voice chat, 7 Inch Samsung Galaxy Tab is all fit in your desires to have a PC in your pocket. This Samsung Tablet PC has not yet overtakes the iPad market. Samsung Galaxy Tab may take some time to kill the iPad. However, it is clearly seen that Tablet PCs will be leaders of next generation technology. The data operating speed in Samsung Galaxy Tab is much faster than any other Tablet PC. The 7 Inch Samsung Galaxy Tab supports the Android software. This is an iconic feature in Samsung Tablet PC. Samsung has introduced the adjustable automatic screen display in this 7 Inch Tablet PC.

Features of Samsung Galaxy TAB

The heavenly features of this magnificent Tablet PC are:

3G, GPS, HD recording, video chat, WiFi, Bluetooth, accelerometer, geo-magnetic sensor. One can get a lot of accessories for the 7 Inch Samsung Galaxy TAB, including a stylus, TV Out cables for video playback on a bigger screen, QWERTY keyboard, car dock, cases and covers and so on.

Blackberry Playbook

Blackberry Playbook

RIM seems to have put together a very tasty Tablet PC. It might be a strange name in the shelf of Tablet PCs. BlackBerry PlayBook is the fastest Tablet PC ever with true multi tasking & face-to-face conversations. The PlayBook, however, has the same price as the iPad – maybe more, maybe less, as it is still making its place in the market. But the PlayBook has already showed the signs of capturing the iPad market. It bodes well for any iPad competition by appearing to be of the same value and worth as the iPad. However, the Blackberry PlayBook do not equipped with 3G technology. It certainly means that a Blackberry cell phone will be needed to connect to the Internet in case of no WiFi Hotspots. This difference would surely not keep the consumers away from buying the Blackberry Playbook, as there is enough stands out options in this Tablet PC. Access to the Android applications is a huge plus for owners of the Playbook.

The main features of Blackberry Playbook are as follows:

  • Support Android Applications
  • Own store of applications like the Apple’s store
  • It is equipped with a Flash. Even the iPad does not have the Flash.
  • QNX Operating System
  • 7” LCD, 1024 x 600, HD Display, Sharp and True Colors
  • 1 GHz dual-core processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • Dual HD cameras and HD video recording
  • Weighs less than a pound

Archos 70

Archos 70

We can call it a multimedia Tablet PC. It supports almost all multimedia formats. Archos 70 is available in two different ranges; one is equipped with SSD 8GB Drive and the other with a hard drive (250 GB).

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New Touch Screen Laptops

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This is the era of technology and without technology you are nothing. Because of technology we are able to do a lot of things like buy and sell products anywhere in the world, can talk to our loved ones, give interviews etc. Talking about the laptops which are very common now a days and every individual needs it for their work. Due to the advancements in the technology now there are also touch screen laptops which are very user friendly and saves your time as well but people are not aware about them .The touch screen laptop has a touch screen input and it comes in a top product category.

touch screen laptops

 

Top Product:

 

Touch screen laptops are a bit expensive comparing with the other laptops, because it has a touch input and it’s a top product because it’s new in the market. There are many companies who are making these top products that are Acer, Dell, Toshiba, Lenovo etc. These top products have a high efficiency and perform very well.

Acer Aspire AS5745PG:

 

If you want a powerful laptop for yourself and its features contains a touch screen with a huge display that is around fifteen inches high definition crystal light emitting diode back light touch screen display with a processor of two thousand four hundred GHz Intel core i5 dual core processor which is efficient at work. It has a four GB Random Access Memory in it which fastens the speed more.

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Cheap Android Tablets

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It is well known that the economic collapse has put an intense load on the wallets.  However, it doesn’t mean that people stop dreaming and purchasing. Tablets are an immense strike in 2010, regardless of the adverse economic condition, but that doesn’t represent everyone can manage to pay for one. One can now get best Android tablets online for under $200. That’s true, there are some tablets those price less than 200$, several even getting near to the $100 mark. No doubt it can’t compete with iPad; however that doesn’t indicate a serious problem.

Features of low cost Android tablets

Everyone should know that low-priced Android tablets have some major drawbacks. These have usually low speed and come with older versions of Android. Moreover, various apps are not compatible with this version. However, these are surely useful for many applications like web browsing, eBooks reading, watch videos and listen music. These all features can easily be accessible on very reasonable cost. It is considered that $200 is not much money if the product is crappy. However, it will be a serious issue if someone spends more than $500 for a crappy product. It is right that most of these cheap tablets are usually coming from china.

7 Touch Tablet Internet Media Player – 159.99$

This is really a good looking tablet. It has a pretty and clean design. It includes in some available low cost tablets in market. It has very strange specs. However, some specs of this tablet are still not known. There is no serious complaint reported about this cheap tablet. One can purchase this low cost tablet from market. It can be used for usual internet application similar to a costly tablet. No doubt, it fulfills all the needs of an average user. 7 Touch Tablet can be utilized like all other modern and costly tablets.

Specifications

It contains 800 x 600 pixels screen with fraction rate of 16:9. It can play 720p videos. It is usually operated with 128MB RAM. Some 32GB TF cards can also be used to increase the internal storage. It has only 13 ounce weight. WiFi can also be accessed using this tablet. CPU of this tablet is manufactured by Rock chip.

Zenithink ePad 10 inch tablet – 249$

It is a pretty and powerful tablet. The design of this tablet is obviously similar to an iPad. Some interesting specs like ZenithInk 1GHz Processor ZT180 make it a powerful tablet for users. It is no more used by Samsung in its products. However, it is still considering an important and powerful part of any tablet. It also gives an outstanding potential to Android 2.1 operating system.

Specifications

Similar to some other available expensive tablets, the Zenithink ePad 10 inch tablet has pixels resolution of 1024 x 600 and an accelerometer sensor for screen display rotation. There are 3 USB ports available in this tablet for various plug and play devices. A classic Ethernet jack adapter is also included in its design specs. It is reported by some users that the Zenithink ePad 10 latest software updates make it compatible for the Google Android Marketplace. Addition to this, it has 16:9 inch aspect screen. Most of Full HD videos can be played due to this screen advantage. It is really an interesting solid cheap tablet. It provides features similar to an iPad. One can find a 256 MB RAM and 2 GB of nandflash on board. Moreover, it has WiFi and more than 3 hours estimated battery time. It covers most of user’s requirements similar to a costly tablet. This low cost tablet is readily available in market. Most of web applications are compatible with this tablet.

Augen GenTouch 78 – 161.99$

A war among the cheap tablets was actually started soon after the coming of this low cost tablet. It is really a good looking Touch Tablet. It provides many other interesting features to its users. It is available on very low cost in market. One can use this tablet like other powerful and costly tablets. Most of recently introduced software is compatible with this tablet. There is no need of any extra extension in its specs for its proper functioning. Thus, it is all in all a reliable and easily affordable tablet.

Specifications

It consists of attractive specs like any other costly tablet. It contains 800 MHz CPU, 2GB internal memory, Android 2.1 operating system, 256 MB RAM and 800 x 600 pixels resolution display with 7 inch screen size. This tablet mostly fulfilled the requirements for accessing recent web applications.

Eken M001 – 145$

It is another low cost tablet available in market. It may not have features like a costly tablet, but covers all requirements of an average user. It really increases the efficiency of its various functions. It is still coming with 1.6 version of Android operating system. It is considered that this version will upgrade in near future. WiFi is available for web browsing. So, there is no need of 3G for this purpose. This low cost tablet is available in market. One can use this tablet’s function similar to any costly tablet.

Specifications

It is a 7 inch Android tablet. It has also reasonable specs. It contains 600 MHz ARM CPU and an accelerometer for automatic screen display rotation. It facilitates with 2 GB of internal storage that can be extended up to 32 GB through a SDHC cards. iPad main button is replaced with a navigation dial.

50 Free iPhone / iPad Apps

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There are different kinds of apps introduced as soon as after the launching of iPhone 3GS in market. Some of these apps are free and some are paid one. Most of freely available iPhone 3G / 3GS applications can be obtained from various resources. One can easily enhance the functionalities of his iPhone without any cost. These free iPhone 3G apps can be selected according to choice and requirement.

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1. A Personal Assistant

It gives an assistance to manage the personal online accounts. This app provides facility to monitor credit card transactions, banking and investment accounts. It is working well with most of the banks including Chase, United, Bloomberg, Bank of America and many others.

2. AllRecipes.com Dinner Spinner

This is an important iPhone version of a well known food site All recipes.com. This site contains a lots of easy and quick food recipes. It includes with number of food expert reviews. One can easily find a recipe for a selected food.

3. Action Method

This is an important task management app. It gives facility to control the tasks on iPhone. Tasks entries can be easily and automatically synched with desktops. This app can also be utilized to manage and organize the contacts into various groups.

4. AIM (Free Edition)

This is freely available version of social networking iPhone app of AIM. It allows someone to connect with friends through EDGE, Wi-Fi or 3G networks. It has many useful features including an optional notice on every SMS receiving and multiple screen configurations. One can be stay connected at every time to view the status, updates and expressions.

5. Balance

This app provides an electronic edition of a paper-based document record. This iPhone app allows someone to monitor the account balances for various transactions. It can be synched with computer through a password protection feature for transactions of an account.

6. Beam Catcher

It is another freely available iPhone app that allows someone to share photos with friends and family.

7. Bump

It is included in the billionth downloadable apps from App store of Apple. It is very simple iPhone app that provides a facility for transfer of contacts from one iPhone to another by somewhat synchronizing two iPhones.

8. Backgrounds

This iPhone app provides a daily cool background on iPhone. One can be searched out over 5, 00 backgrounds from daily added backgrounds. There are more than 30 categories of these backgrounds including Cars, Animals, Models, Space, Sports, Beaches, Messages, Hearts, Explosions, Cities, Sunsets, Flowers, Movies, Funny, Christmas, Guys, Cute, Games, Water Night, Swirls, Buildings, Fantasy, Technology, and much more.

9. Bloomberg

This is nice iPhone app generally used to check the share prices. It facilitates with long and short termed stretched graphs for iPhone users. It provides all the information about each share. One can also get price information of indices, commodity and oil.

10. BBC Reader

One can browse the BBC News streaming using this important iPhone app. It provides a slide show of top story images on iPhones. One can easily access the BBC even in the low reception of a 3G spot.

11. Currency

This is a useful iPhone app generally used for conversion of various currencies. It provides helpful information about rates of different currencies.

12. Comic Touch Lite

One can easily give the comic touch to his photos using this iPhone app. It gives a text editing facility in different balloon shapes for different subject thoughts.

13. Dictionary.com

It is a free iPhone app of Dictionary.com. It provides world-class reference content from Thesaurus.com and Dictionary.com sources. It has more than 80,000 synonyms and 275,00 definitions. It has also an audio punctuation feature, which spell the correct words and pronunciation.

14. Dog Whistler

This is a freely available iPod touch or iPhone app. It is included in the top 10 free iPhone apps. It provides a useful feature for training a dog through different tricks available in this iPhone app.

15. Discover

It is helpful iPhone app for file management. It lets someone to view, manage, transfer and store files through other iPhone or computers in the same Wi-Fi network. It provides a facility to access the public and local servers on internet without or within a Wi-Fi connection.

16. Dictionary

Everyone looks for a dictionary app on iPhone. This is considered a best freely available dictionary app for iPhone users. It has many interesting features including voice and thesaurus.

17. Easy Writer

This iPhone app is certainly helpful to compose emails. It facilitates with a landscape view of alternative interface for typing in the iPhone. It provides a functionality to zoom and pinch the text for adjusting its size. One can easily keep track the text of every incoming text message, call and email.

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Best Android Apps for Mothers

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Mobile companies are introducing many attractive mobile applications to make their product more famous. This is all done because of market competition and market expansion. Android is the only mobile company that is providing many useful applications for the mothers. These applications are really helpful for the mothers who are at home for their children.

Best ten android applications for mothers

Android is providing hundreds of applications for mothers.

Android Apps for Mothers

These applications are especially designed according to the satisfaction of mothers. Out of the hundreds of android mother applications, following are the best ten applications.

1. Our groceries

This is the most famous and useful application for mothers and house wives. This application provides you a facility to maintain a list of groceries. If you are a mother or a house wife this android application also enables you to synchronize you android mobile phone with your husband’s mobile phone.

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Top Apps for iPad

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Different mobile phone companies are working in the market and are providing many useful and interesting applications for their users. IPad is also one of the best mobile phone company in the mobile market. IPad is also providing many applications for its users. These applications are the main reason that why iPads are very famous in the market.

Five Best iPad applications

There are thousands of Apple applications that are available at Apple Application Store. These applications are also available online on different websites. Apple iPad is also providing many useful and interesting applications for the iPad users. Out of the thousands of useful iPad applications, following are the best five iPad applications.

best ipad apps

1. Left brained or right brained

This application is very interesting and provides a quiz of different questions to the iPad user. The user has to answer the questions and this small intelligent iPad application will determines that are you a right brained or left brained person. It is proved by the scientists and psychologists that right brain is intuitive and holistic, while on the other hand left brain is logical and symbolic.

2. Facebook

This is a free application that is provided by the iPad for iPad users. Facebook is one of the best and famous social networking website and almost every one is a member of this site. This iPad application is designed according to the use of users.

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Apple’s iPad Everything You Need To Know About

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Apple’s iPad is finally here and if you are wondering what is it? What can it do? How does it work? Then here’s everything you should know about the new iPad.

Compared to its size, it is surprisingly light. It has been designed specifically for easy gripping, and has a sober design. But most of all, it is damn fast. Although Apple missed to make this its selling point, but without any doubt, it’s the single biggest benefit of the iPad.

It feels at least a generation faster than the iPhone 3GS. There are absolutely no lags and the apps respond just as quickly as you’d hope.

Build

The iPad is only 0.5 inches thick, and measures 9.56 x 7.47 inches in size. It weighs 1.5 pounds without 3G, and 1.6 with 3G added.

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Apple’s Shares Hit New High On Tablet Excitement

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Recent news is that the technology company, Apple, is ready to launch a new, touch-sensitive mini-laptop, probably named as the iSlate, possibly as soon as next month.

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There are hopes that the launch of the new device could do the same for the ebook and netbook, what iPhone did to mobile phones, i.e. become the sole leader of the market.

This anticipation has pushed shares in the company to a record high of $209.06 on December 24, up 3.4pc on the day alone. The shares have more than doubled in the past year.

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