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Google Maps

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Finding any geographical location on earth is not a difficult task anymore. Users of Google will now be amazed by using google aerial map. It is a free web based mapping technology. Through this users can locate street addresses, find businesses in urban areas etc free of cost. Google aerial map does not only locate destinations but also provides other information.

What else google aerial map can do?

Google maps can also provide their users with entertainment and attractions in general areas. Users can search any location in the world and can get full knowledge about it. If you want to know about parks of any particular area you can simply type park and the technology will provide you with a list. Further it will provide you with the image of the park and its directions. By looking at the map users can zoom the image to have a closer look of the image.

Driving and walking directions

Google aerial maps can help their customers in obtaining walking and driving directions. Users only need to enter where to go and what is their destination and it will provide you with driving directions. Moreover it will provide you with a map and with the estimated duration of travel. In addition to driving directions users can also obtain walking directions.

Moreover if any one finds out that google satellite maps are wrong about any location users can simply correct it. But if the problem is extensive the moderator will have to approve the change before it appears on the internet.

Standard viewing options

Google mapping applications offer six standard viewing options. Firstly is the map view which offers relevant look of the location demanded with its detailed images. Secondly google satellite map offers a high resolution, great quality images of the location. As the other options google aerial maps also offers the same capabilities of zooming and planning. Then there is terrain view which provides high relief rendering and an overlaying street image which increase understanding. 360 views of street level geography are offered by street view. Lastly it is the traffic view which shows traffic situation in certain areas. Read the full story

Best Free Android Widgets

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If you are Android user then you must have knowledge about what you can do with your Android. There is a great number of free applications and widgets that are available for Android phones. You can make most of these widgets and can turn your Android into a complete pocket PC for you. Following are some free widgets for Android.

1. Power Widget

This widget works wonders, as it allows you to move from one application to other in quick time. It allows you to toggle among wifi, GPS, Bluetooth, screen brightness and sync.

2. Scoreboard Application Widget

This is wonderful and useful widgets if you are a sport geek and want to have sport news in your palm. It is an official application that is released by Google. Via this application widget you get the latest news and scores of your favorite team during the game. You can also scroll through different teams to view the dates and history of their previous and upcoming match dates and history.

3. Facebook Widget

Who doesn’t use Facebook? Off course everyone upon the earth is a Facebook user and if you have Android then this widget is perfect for your Android phone. Via this widget you can change your pictures, set updates and reply to messages in quick time. This application works efficiently, so you can rely on it for Facebooking.

4. Android Agenda Widget

This widget is available in two views i.e. medium and large. It is a useful and efficient way to get access to your expected appointments. It also allows you to extract data from multiple calendars instead of only the native Android Calendar application.

5. Fox News Widget

Everybody wants to keep a close eye on what is going on around the world, so this widget is perfect for getting latest news updates. It has an auto-refresh button that minimizes your work.

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Top 10 Best Free Blackberry Applications

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Blackberry phones have a plenty of free applications accessible, which will make your mobile device more then just a phone.  Know about best Blackberry free applications that you can download in your cell phone and can make your smart phone worthier than it is. Let’s get started to take a look on 10 most amazing and cool applications of the Blackberry phone.

i). Pandora Mobile

Pandora has an admirable free Blackberry application which permits you to use your desktop version in the way you want, allowing you do everything essential. You can generate new stations; listen to the previously generated ones, rate songs and more.

ii). Neosistec CarFinder

Here is the most amazing application; suppose youa parked your car anywhere in parking lot and finding it difficult to find. This application helps you find your car. What you need to do is while leaving the car, open CarFinder’s menu and mark the location of your car via blackberry GPS. As you are finished with the job and you need to get back to the car simply open CarFinder and that will display you your previous marked location via compass or the Blackberry Maps application. You can also inform your friend about the car position.

iii). Qik Mobile

Qik application permits you to stream live video from your SmartPhone to the internet for free. By using it you can stream video for anyone who wants to see, or you can confine someone’s access with a password.

Note: Qik is only executable on those Blackberry models that have a camera.

iv). Google Maps

Google Maps application could be used in a number of ways, for instance, getting directions, get maps in satellite view, watch traffic and see your current location all of them could be achieved by using just one application. It shows the maps etc. in the same way as the famous online maps websites does. The only difference is that you are actually using them on your phone.

Note: If your Blackberry does not have GPS, you can still find locations and directions etc. But it works more precisely with GPS.

v). Palringo

If you are fond of instant messaging, you will amazed by Palringo. It is instant massaging client supporting AIM, Yahoo, MSN, ICQ, Google Talk and many more. You can also enjoy chat with users of Parlingo (on Windows Mobile, Android, Symbian Phone and Iphone/Ipod) through text chat, voice or pictures. Palringo’s voice potential is almost same as push-to-talk software. It is simply great software to interact with your friends online or on Mobile Phones.

vi). Boopsie

Boopsie is a very agile application that lets you delve for articles from various websites as Wikipedia, Amazon, IMDB and many more. This application allows you to look for such informatics things via different channels.

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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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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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Best Android Tablet: Samsung Galaxy Fit

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Samsung, One of the best mobile manufacturers, has announced another wonderful android SmartPhone named, Samsung Galaxy Fit S5670, which comes in a stylish design with unique high-mobility multimedia features and applications. It is one of the Samsung’s 2011 budget phones.

Features:

Samsung Galaxy Fit GT-S5670 Android SmartPhone is an entry level Android SmartPhone. It offers you following features:-

  • Android v 2.2 Froyo OS
  • 600MHz Processor with 3D Accelerator support
  • 5-megapixel autofocus camera
  • 3.31-inch QVGA Touch-screen display
  • 150MB internal memory
  • External memory slot (MicroSD Card supporting up to 32 G)
  • RSS Reader and Web kit Browser
  • Swype Keyboard, document viewer
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Best Augmented Reality iPhone Apps

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There are many iPhone applications that are used by many iPhone users. These applications are used by many business men and women and also these are beneficial for the students and other society member. iPhone provides the best users friendly applications and this is the reason that iPhone is one of the best mobile iPhone all over the world.

Best 5 iPhone Applications

You can enjoy the fun of future by using these augmented iPhone applications. These applications are very helpful for the users to visualize the future. There are many iPhone augmented applications that are very famous and also useful for many iPhone users. Out of these thousands of iPhone augmented applications, following are the best 5 applications for the iPhone users.

1. Golfscape GPS Rangefinder

Golfscape GPS Rangefinder

This iPhone application is one of the best iPhone applications and is also very famous. This iPhone application is also very famous in the golf lovers and those people who play golf definitely use this application. This iPhone application provides an iPhone user 35k + courses. This application provides complete details about the all sides of the golf area.

2. Spy Glass

Spy Glass

This iPhone application is also very famous and most useful application for the iPhone users. This will transform your iPhone mobile into a very useful telescope and helps you to locate your directions and other areas with the help of a compass. This iPhone application is also connected with GPS system. This application is very famous in drivers and in tourists.

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Top 5 Sports GPS Apps for iPhone

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GPS is most advance technology for the drivers. This technology helps a person to find out the location on a digital map. This technology also informs a user about the rush hours of the different locations. With the help of GPS system a driver or a pedestrian can reach the desired location in time and through shortest distance. To make this easier, many mobile companies are introducing GPS in mobiles.

Best five GPS applications for iPhone

IPhone is one of the best mobile phone company in the world. You can modify your iPhone by using iPhone applications.

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This company is very famous as it is providing many useful and advance applications for the users. These applications are designed according to the use of iPhone users. The iPhone users can now locate their locations and the desired track through GPS technology on their mobile phones. These applications are very useful and famous, especially in taxi drivers. There are more than hundred of GPS iPhone applications. Out of those hundred applications, following are the best five iPhone applications.

1. Run meter GPS running stopwatch

This is a very useful and famous iPhone application that modifies your iPhone into a very accurate GPS stopwatch. This will help an iPhone user to track the locations within the city.

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Best iPhone Gift Ideas For holidyes

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It is a very common tradition to present different gifts to your loved ones. Presenting a good gift shows the depth of your love. You can present different gifts to your friends, family and other loved ones. In civilized and developed nations like Japanese, presenting a gift is so common. But now a days it is a very common problem that what sort of gift should be presented. This problem is now solved by iPhone. IPhone is presenting many gift packages and items that are not only very famous but also a need of every second person.

 iPhone gift

Best five iPhone gift ideas

You can present many products of iPhone as a gift to your friends and other family members. There are many accessories and applications that you can present. Out of hundred of such applications and accessories, following are the best five gift idea about iPhone that you can present on holidays.

1. iMax power IMP500 backup battery

This is a best accessory of iPhone that you can present to your friend or a family member on a holiday. This accessory is an eternal battery for an iPhone.

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Best GPS Apps For iPhone

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IPhone is the best mobile company and is providing many advance and useful applications for the iPhone users. GPS is a new and most used technology in these days. This technology is very useful and iPhone is also providing many good and attractive applications for this technology. This technology provides you guidance about the road maps and locations. You can easily track your desire location by using this GPS technology.

GPS applications for iPhone

Best five GPS applications for iPhone

There are hundreds of GPS applications for the iPhone and these are also very famous as they are very useful. IPhone users are using these iPhone applications to take maximum advantage of their iPhone. Out of hundreds of such iPhone applications, following are the best five iPhone GPS applications for the iPhone users.

1. Mobile navigator

This iPhone GPS application is one of the best iPhone application for the iPhone users. This iPhone GPS application provides a very strong and clear guidance of the road maps and locations to the users. You can track any location and desired point by using this iPhone application. This iPhone application has an option of auto updating system. This will help a user to view the traffic position on the roads.

2. Mobile maps America

This iPhone application is especially designed according to the structure of roads in United States of America.

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