Month: December 2012

Create a perfect work-life balance in 2013 with dual-identity smartphones

Year 2013 will be a trending year for dual-identity smartphones that will give you the privilege of keeping your business life separate from your personal life. To meet the security challenges posed by BYOD (bring your own device) policies that more and more companies are adopting, a number of mobile giants are building newer smartphone software that will offer the ability to separate your personal and corporate data on the same device. Pioneering with BlackBerry 10 handset in January 2013, the dual-identity smartphone technology will soon be rolled out by a number of other manufacturers, including Samsung, LG, and Motorola for their Android devices. BlackBerry 10 smartphones, through ‘BlackBerry Balance’ technology, will allow you to easily connect to the world of information as well as stay close to your friends while easily switching between your personal and professional life. The new revolutionary technology will allow you to keep your work e-mails, contacts, and apps separate from your personal mails and contacts, thus combining the power of two handsets in a single device. A swipe and tap is all that it will take to switch gears. A simple swipe down from anywhere on the home screen will let “Work” and “Personal” buttons appear on the display and a simple tap will allow you to switch from one profile to the other. The sole intention of this dual-identity smartphone technology is...

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Track your Santa online with Google’s revamped Santa Tracker

It’s the time of the year again when Santa starts its magical journey from the North Pole to fill your Christmas stockings with lots of goodies and presents. So gear yourself to track your favorite Santa and his reindeers as they travel all across the world, distributing gifts and presents to millions of children, using Google’s revamped Santa Tracker. For years, Google has teamed up with Northern American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) to track Santa on every Christmas Eve. But this year, after losing its traditional partnership with NORAD to Bing, Google is out with its own Santa Tracker, a site that is loaded with lots of goodies to keep you busy till the jolly old elf makes his way to your doorsteps. At the center, the site shows up a countdown clock that ticks off seconds and help you track Santa’s scheduled departure from the North Pole. The left corner of the page shows a pull-down menu that offers various links to track down Santa on your smartphones, computers, as well as tablets – Google+, an Android app, Chrome browser extension, and Google Earth app. Google has revamped its Santa Tracker in a very interactive fashion. The left and the right arrows on the page give you a chance to explore Santa’s village, with plenty of hidden goodies to dig up. Google has also placed lots of ‘Easter...

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Vizio CT15-A4: An ultrabook that’s impossible to ignore

Vizio CT15-A4 is a razor-thin, Windows 8-powered ultrabook that offers streamlined design and classy look that’s almost impossible to ignore. This light-weight road warrior promises high-end computing performance and uncompromising entertainment experience that will outperform all other notebooks of its class. Vizio CT15-A4 is a high-performing 15.6-inch, thin and light, full HD display notebook that’s powered by third-generation Intel Core i5-3317U processor for faster and impressive performance. The screen offers 1920 × 1080 display resolution so that you don’t miss even the minutest detail and its HDMI outputs help you to easily connect to even the larger screens. The ultrabook’s screen is powered by premium IPS screen technology that offers better picture quality with brilliant colors and wider viewing angles. Its SRS premium Sound HD provides rich and crystal clear sound quality for best entertainment experience. Windows 8 adds up to the experience by placing things that you need the most right on your start screen, so that you spend less time in searching apps, site, and files on your system and are able to extract most out of your ultrabook. Vizio’s custom-designed keyboard, powered by Windows 8 technology, offers multi-gesture touchpad that lets you swipe, tap, and pinch different gestures on your Windows 8 screen. Built-in 802.11n Wi-Fi and ultra fast USB 3.0 offers convenient and faster connectivity to external storage devices, printers, networks, and other peripherals. Other...

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Tips & Tricks to Make your Video Streaming Experience less painful

From watching videos, to listening online music, to gazing at your popular TV shows on the web, Internet is all about streaming online content. Whether you are a die-hard music fan, a teacher trying to ignite your students curiosity by streaming content in the classroom, or an avid Internet user trying to look at all that’s new on the Internet, you would always like to stream videos and audio files quickly, without spending time starring at the buffering status bar or at a content that’s choppy, pixilated, and hard to see. Today there are number of key players, like UStream, Justin.tv, Twitch.tv, and Own3d.tv, that can quickly stream live news, games, and other entertainment stuff on the screen of your PC and other mobile gadgets, helping you to stay on the top. These sites usually retrieve the information a little faster than they play it, making content streaming faster and more enjoyable. But if you are new, braving the crowd and staying on top of the world of streaming could be tough. Follow our tips to make your live video streaming experience more enjoyable: Managing Multiple Streams Switching between two different streams or watching multiple streams could be tedious. If you are a gaming freak and want to stream video games, third-party streaming services like Teevox and WellPlayed will offer you a user-friendly and all-in-one interface for watching streams...

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