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Motorola Vs. Apple: Battle is On!

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As soon as new technology is introduced in the smart phones, sales war starts among the competitive companies. Now is the time for online sellout for Motorola’s Droid X. Although the companies do not reveal their actual sales data, the Droid X seems to be sold out in advance on internet sales and soon it will be short.

Droid’s Sale

Droid X and iPhone

According to research, the Verizon version of Google’s smart phone is doing great sale and in short supply at Verizon stores. Soon it is will be the same with retailers. So everyone wants change, other than Apple’s I-phone, whose sale is now reduced due to its reception difficulty. Verizon also promoted the Droid a lot, which is offered by other carriers too. Droid has not very quick sale now and it is unfamiliar to many but it is said to the potential to catch the sales of Apple’s iPhone.

Droid’s Advantage

The droid promoters say that apple is only at the top for its sales not for its usability. According to them Droid is more user friendly than Apple in many applications. In Droid the users are being able to create their own applications without having to submit them to Apple. It has multiple carriers, including AT&T, Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile.

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Complete List Of Free Fast DNS Servers

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Converting website names into IP addresses is the main role the DNS servers. It is for our ease and convenience that human readable domain names have been created. Actually these human readable domains that we type are again changed into IP addresses. So in simple words the fundamental job of the DNS is to convert the domain name into its particular IP address and IP address to its corresponding domain name. Both domain and IP addresses have the same task i.e. to open a website. So accordingly it can be just said that a particular IP address cannot be of more than one domain.

DNS Server Types

DNS Server Types

Recursive & non-Recursive are the two main types of DNS Servers. In a recursive, the client sends queries and receives complete feedback from the ISP’s recursive DNS Servers. This could also result in engaging the servers. A non-recursive DNS is one which provides a record of the domain without engaging other servers. Recursive server is mostly used at lower level such as in LAN networking. While the non-recursive servers are probably used for elite levels because of a higher number of requests, so that it provides partial results without engaging other servers.

Safety promotion

Using Chroot network is highly recommended for security reasons. Chroot environment is a process that produces a file that clones the main root system so that if an attacker is cracking the network to reach the root system, he cannot damage the whole system, because he has no access to those files which are not on that network.

Safety Risks

There are many issues resulting in the compromising on the DNS Security. Redirection is also a major problem in which an attacker is able to redirect name queries to the DNS servers controlled by him. Flooding one or more DNS servers on a network with recursive queries is a way by which an attacker denies the availability of network services. This is known as Denial of Service Attack. There is a process called foot print in which DNS Zone data could be obtained by the attacker to get information about domain names, computer names and IP addresses.

Advantages of DNS Server

The main advantage of DNS Server is that it is free and fast. One could surf on internet not only safely but also quickly. One can add the DNS domains manually in TCP / IP networks, so it is not only easier but also safer.

Free DNS

When it comes to surf the internet, free and fast DNS Servers are readily available. One can find many free DNS Providers on the internet that could act as a solid rung towards providing the particular DNS server according to requirement. Some of best providers are given below:

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  • 156.154.71.1
  • 156.154.70.1

SpeakEasy (Seattle, WA, US)

  • 66.92.159.2
  • 216.231.41.2
  • 66.92.64.2
  • 64.81.111.2
  • 66.93.87.2
  • 216.254.95.2
  • 64.81.45.2
  • 64.81.79.2
  • 64.81.127.2
  • 66.92.224.2
  • 64.81.79.2
  • 216.27.175.2
  • 64.81.159.2
  • 66.93.87.2
  • 64.81.127.2
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Tablet Reviews: Motorola Xoom

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Motorola has finally launched the much anticipated Tablet of 2011. Motorola is known for the smart gadgets. Motorola cell phones have already gained the very attention of millions of consumers in US. The brand value of Motorola has increased in the recent years. For a couple of months, it was expected that Motorola would get involved in the tablet game—that wasn’t beyond the realms of possibility—and happily, Motorola has now launched the Xoom tablet officially.

Features Of Xoom Tablet

Features Of Xoom Tablet

The headline of Xoom Tablet is “It supports the Android 3.0 Honeycomb”. One finds the features spellbinding: 10 inch display with 16:10 aspect ratio (1280 x 800 pixels); Tegra 2 dual core CPU with 1 GHz processing; 1 GB RAM and 3G data modem, which can be upgraded up to 4G, given the availability of the chipsets. And, to everyone’s surprise, one will be able to upgrade their 3G Xoom from an authorized dealer in a matter of minutes and there’ll be no need of purchasing a new model—Motorola says so. Read the full story

Recommended Free and Fast DNS Servers

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It is very difficult to manage and DNS-server. It is quite difficult and can cause many problems to those who are unaware of this server but there are different instructions available on different websites and as well as in different DNS-server books. If a user follows these instructions, there will be no problem in managing a DNS-server. Following are some detail about the DNS-server and related problems.

Connection problem

Connection problem

Comcast is one of the most famous organization that is working against the problems of DNS-server. This organization is providing many useful tips and methods to the users to solve and fix the DNS-server connection problems. Comcast recommends the users to switch on the DNS to fix the problem as it is highly recommended.

Links provided by Comcast

Comcast is providing the solutions related to DNS-server and for this they recommend to follow their instructions and guideline. Comcast recommend following links to learn the solution;

Recommended DNS-servers

There are many DNS-servers. Every server is designed according to different countries. There are many types of DNS-servers like GTE, level-3 and Verizon. These all are too good in their performance and all provides a user, very good and fast speed. Following are the recommended DNS-servers:

  • 4.2.2.1
  • 4.2.2.2
  • 4.2.2.3
  • 4.2.2.4
  • 4.2.2.5
  • 4.2.2.6

ORSC’s public server

Many organizations are also recommending ORSC’s public server. This server is also very fast and good in its speed.

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Blackberry Torch-A Failure Against iPhone and Android

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The Blackberry Torch 9800 Smartphone was introduced by Research in Motion (RIMM) to return to the cutting edges of smart phones. After every few months Google or Apple makes some improvements in their existing Smartphone which is impossible to keep up with them.

For years research in motion was strongest brand in Smartphone because of Blackberry. The early Blackberry phones were so common they were everywhere, there owners used to check their emails on the go. People were excited about having a Blackberry phone.

Then iPhone and Android were introduced and they had a variety of applications and touch screen which attracted people. You could edit movies, play piano and do other things on these phones. But Blackberry had its own advantages. Its signature keypad was easier to type as compared to touch screen keypad. Verizon offered two-for-the-price of one to attract customers.

Plummeting Market Share

But even after RIM’s share of U.S. Smartphone market fell from 28%.  Verizon also sells Android phones, and Android’s share of the Smartphone market increased to 33%. Blackberry was then displaced as the best selling Smartphone and half of the owners of Blackberry wanted to switch to iphone or android. The other half people were either brand loyal to Blackberry or the business people preferred blackberry for email. Read the full story

Verizon FIOS TV

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Verizon FIOS TV is a digital, new age, dynamic TV service that is aimed to give your high definition TV the greatest quality of TV viewing. What makes this concept so enticing is that for the very first time Verizon is the one company that has launched fiber optic cable for TV. This gives it better speed, enhanced quality and 100% digital. What you get on screen is a sharp, clear and realistic picture, which is bound to make you a total potato couch!

Verizon is one standard company that uses fiber optic cables for all its services and hence their phone, internet and now TV service is all digitalized giving customers the cutting edge in technology they always needed.

Most people must be thinking what would be the need of getting Verizon FIOS when their cable TV is adequate. But the point is that cable TV is not at all up to mark with Verizon.

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Sprint To Launch HTC EVO 4G On June 4

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Sprint Nextel has announced recently that it will begin the sale of HTC EVO, the most advanced high-speed wireless phone so far, from June 4 for $199. The low price has been introduced specifically to win back the subscribers that the company has lost during the last few years to its bigger rivals.

Being the first in the region to support fourth-generation (4G) high-speed data speeds, the EVO has all the capability to compete well against Apple’s iPhone. Moreover, it is expected that the EVO will arrive in the market long before the iPhone 4G, which is also expected to come this summer, so most users waiting for a 4G phone might go for it instead of waiting for the new iPhone.

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Microsoft To Launch Two New ‘Pink’ Phones

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Microsoft is about to disclose two of its “Project Pink” feature phones, that have been code named as Turtle and Pure. Apparently, Microsoft is going to change its course of action by using new experimental techniques of attracting users.

The launch of these innovative phones will be a new approach from the company to enter into the highly-competitive mobile phones market.

The phones have been manufactured by the Japanese firm Sharp and are going to be sold by Verizon Wireless. Microsoft has designed the new phone specifically for the young generation, keeping in view their requirement for a fun and stylish, yet useful device.

Palm Pre Plus Review

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The Palm Pre Plus comes with all the basic features that were present in Palm Pre, together with some additional features that include twice the internal memory for user storage and 512MB of RAM for better multitasking.

Besides that, the device mostly remain unchanged. Due to this, the Palm Pre Plus isn’t being considered as hot of a device as it would have been last year. This does not mean that it has any less features or software, but it will simply have to face a hard time breaking into the smartphone crowd, where Windows Mobile and Android currently dominate.

Design

The Palm Pre Plus has been designed to fit into your hand comfortably. The corners are smooth and curved, unlike the rectangle shape of the Motorola DROID. The overall plastic make of the Pre Plus is smooth and pleasing to the touch, and does not feel cheap.

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Common Problems Of Nexus One and How To Fix Them

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Google has definitely shaken up the market with the launch of the Nexus One. But just like any other company entering into a new business, , Google is also facing certain issues related to its phone.

Here are some of the common problems faced by the Nexus One, together with their possible solutions.

Common Problems Faced By Nexus One

1. Limited Carriers for the Phone

Currently, there are just two companies, the T-Mobile and the Verizon wireless, that are marketing the Nexus One. In order to increase the number of carriers marketing this product, it is necessary that the phones proves itself in the market by attracted a large number of customers.

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