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Apple® releases first beta of iOS 4.3 and SDK to developers

There was speculation over what the iOS 4.3 and the SDK to developers will comprise. The trend was, that an advanced iOS release, so quickly after the launch, just a couple of months back, meant, bugs and old problems get fixed. Let’s face facts, codes are made by human beings and there can never be any such thing as a perfect code. The perspective with which SDK for developers is introduced by Apple is quite interesting. Apple offers an iPhone simulator on a Mac, before the developer can test his software or an application on a live phone. However, developers can develop content and applications, but they will need Apple’s nod for the installation of the same, on the iPhone.

Apple has the App Store through which developers can distribute content. Apple retains part of the revenue collected for the developers, mainly to cover costs. The beta release of iOS 4.3 comes very, very soon after the introduction of iOS 4.2, with new features like Air Play support, Wi-Fi Hotspot capability, Third Party Native Apps, Web Apps etc. Many new features including “Find my friends” which is associated with Apple’s Cloud Service, MobileMe etc. are there in the iOS 4.3 Beta. The iOS 4.3 will provide for SDKs for development on the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and the Apple TV.

With this introduction you can now stream video to the Apple TV using Air Play, HTTP Live Streaming Statistics, iAd Full Screen Banners, New Multitouch Gestures for the iPad, muting or locking of orientation using the side switch selectable by the user etc. The developers of new apps of the 4.3 version of iOS have caught the attention of quite a few. Introduction of Personal Hotspot, a feature where your iPhone becomes a Wi-Fi router for up to five devices, is a feature which a carrier can enable or disable. The Air Play video support will definitely open a Pandora’s Box on a variety of features imaginable. Just imagine being able to stream a video from your iPhone and watching it on a 55 inch LCD panel.

However, information is still not available on how iOS 4.3, is going to support the iPhone or the iPod Touch or earlier models. As of now, no builds for these devices seem to have been made available to developers. However, knowing Apple, by the time iOS 4.3 is officially shipped, these changes could well see the light of day. The new gestures feature, is expected to support four and five finger gestures. Like swiping up will show the app switching tray, swiping left / right may switch apps. Sounds absolutely out of this world! Tweets announce that the iPhone 4.3 may be the last firmware update for iPhone.

Opera Mini 5.1 Lands on Android Phones

Mobile users can now begin to experience an entirely new release brought to them by Opera Mini 5.1. The Opera Mini 5.1 is practically taking the world of mobile internet browsing to the very highest of all levels. It is poised to give the mobile browser quite something rather different to think about. With the Opera Mini 5.1 landing on Android phones, you can surely be given entirely new experiences as far as internet browsing on the go is concerned.

Do you want something on mobile that will make you feel that you are actually browsing on your computer system directly? Then what you want to make use of is the Opera Mini 5.1. Every Android phone user can find themselves experiencing this long awaited wonder on phone. So if you are a lover of Droid phones and you have been dreaming of getting this kind of tiny browser on your phone, your dream can be said to have become reality with the Opera Mini 5.1 that has found its way onto your beloved droid phone. Not only is the Opera Mini 5.1 something very great to behold, it is also super fast when it comes to browsing.

The features

The Opera Mini 5.1 has added to it a kind of pinch-to-zoom feature which is a very advanced improvement over the common and crude magnifying glass zoom in and zoom out kind of feature. By the time you start using this improved feature you will actually not miss the old crude feature in the least.

Another beautiful stuff to check out on this superb browser is its high quality default image. This had been highly upgraded to the extent that it is able to match any other kind of high quality default image that is available in the market today.

How to get it

To get the Opera Mini 5.1 on your android phone, you actually don’t need to spend too long with search engines and get your internet browsing money burnt on nothing; you can easily locate a point to download it without wasting so much time. To get your easy download of the Opera Mini 5.1 on your android phone, all you need to do is visit the Android Market place online. This is not the only download option available; you can also get an easy download of this wonder of a tiny browser on phone directly from Opera main site.

You got the beta?

The Opera Beta is of course a leader in its own place. Those who had been using it will agree to the reality that it is something very interesting. But with the advent of the Opera Mini 5.1, you will be let into greater browsing experience than what the beta version had been offering. Do you now have to delete your beta so as to replace it with the Opera Mini 5.1? Not at all, all you need to do to replace the Opera beta with Opera Mini 5.1 is to carry out a simple upgrading of the Opera beta and it will be totally replaced with the Opera Mini 5.1.

Skypekit: Expansion of Skype users

Skype has been the leading source of communication through internet base connections. It has been the first choice of almost the majority of networks users and from consumers to business people. With its wide range and popular features like video calling, instant messaging and file transfer, many have guaranteed its service as well done on the making.

It also caters to the needs of its users and classified as a user-friendly application.

In this connection, the Skype is now releasing its new version to reach out the Window and Mac users – the Skypekit Beta SDK.

What is Skypekit Beta SDK?

This is a new version of Skypekit designed for the Window (x89) and Mac OS X users. A collection of specified software is described as the “headless version” of Skype that enables internet based devices and application to connect with it without anymore downloading its supported software.

It also allows internet based devices to be able to enjoy its features and application offers wherever you go, a much conventional way of getting connected with Skype.

Concepts behind the New Version

Skype as a leading source of internet telecommunication, have been into focus of improving quality service by reaching the needs of their consumers. They want to create a healthy, easy and convenient connection between users to their loved ones while doing anything, without interrupting the on-going process of communication.

With its earlier version that supports the Linux operating system, it is now one step closer to their vision by reaching the new target group of consumers on the Windows and Mac operating system.

Now, with its larger and wider range community of users, Skype can now be considered a flexible internet communication provider.

Influence from the Current Era

Today, on the verge of high technology which mostly centers to communication process and development, Skype was also influenced by the current period of innovation and upgrade.

Communication nowadays is as important as food source in the market. It is the main ingredient to almost all of our daily activities, from business to personal use. Without Communication, it wouldn’t be possible to grow as individual and as a group.

In connection with this, Skype Limited (operator of the Skype application) used the communication trend to approach consumers. With an internet source of communication, it is much way better than the traditional way of communicating which involves a lot of expenses and bills, an approach that was automatically embraced by the consumers such as the internet users and businessmen.


Now, with its new innovation of updated version, all Skype users will now be able to enjoy its full features and applications with ease and comfort.

Together, the vision of Skype as a good telecommunication provider will now be a one step closer and more productive for the next coming years.

Install the Office 2010 Beta

The end of 2009 saw the introduction of the first and only public beta of the ever popular and indispensable Microsoft Office 2010. Directed at the masses, this was first released as a technical preview for a smaller audience. The best things about this beta version are the changes in interface and productivity brought about by increased connectivity to the internet.

What’s New?

As such, versions of Outlook have been upgraded to included apps like the Microsoft Outlook Social Connector. Being in constant contact with colleagues and maintaining a swift share network has been made all that easier with the connector. Microsoft claims that the Social Connector will soon be equipped to connect with social networking websites like Twitter and Facebook. This will allow the checking of all such status updates in one platform, that of the Microsoft Outlook Social Connector.

Another option added to the public beta which increases its versatility and productivity is the new and enhanced File Menu, called the Back Stage View in the technical preview. This functionality enables the users to set permissions, handle all your documents as well as share all existent projects and notes with your colleagues. Enjoy accessibility to all tabs directly from the Ribbon without having to repeatedly back out of the File Menu View.

A few Web App implementations have been included in the beta which makes it more user and network friendly. An external memory slot of 25 GB has been added. Known as the SkyDrive, this allows all users to access their data from anywhere using a Windows Live ID. Options like PowerPivot allow consumers to access external servers and requisite data easily while negating the need of extensively downloading all said data. These program apps can also be accessed through your Windows Mobile handset. Microsoft’s aim is simply to make the Microsoft Office the communications ‘lifeline’ of any company. With that in mind, the Microsoft Office 2010 Beta seems to be moving in the right direction.

Free Preview

As for the general public, this beta is available for preview and use in all its functionality with immediate effect after its launch. What’s more, the program remains free for download till the 31st of October 2010. There are no limits to the number of downloads available to each person or computer. The Microsoft Office 2010 beta is the first of its kind that has been available in both 32-bit and 64-bit. Check with the version of your Microsoft Windows Operating System before downloading it.

To download and install the Office 2010 beta, the user only has to access the Microsoft website where the free download is available to the public. There are five variants of the Office 2010, namely, the Office Home and Student, Office Home and Business, Office Professional as well as the Office Standard and Office Professional Plus. Of these the first three are freely available in the beta itself while the last two are to be made available tolicensed users in a volume package. Installing the Office 2010 beta will be easy as there is no need to update the software on your computer. The same provisions that worked the Microsoft Office 2007 are needed for the Office 2010 beta edition.

How to Upgrade Windows 7 Beta to RC

Before going into the details of how to upgrade your Windows 7 beta into the all new Windows 7 RC, let us go into the new features offered by the Windows Release Candidate. The Windows 7 Release Candidate is available as a free download. Also the Virtual XP installation which was available for Windows 7 is also available for Windows RC.

The Windows Release Candidate also has a much better media streaming. The RC helps you to stream your media on internet, music and movies. It also helps you to verify it by yourself and by tour friends with the new Windows Live ID.

Now with the Release Candidate you can also personalize your PC with a wide variety of wallpapers and screensavers. The Windows Release Candidate is stuffed with more than 70 new wallpapers. All the wallpapers are catchy and mind blowing. You can choose them from a wide variety of categories like nature, cartoon characters, architecture, international, scenes, and landscapes. You can also customize the color, sound etc. according to your taste.

Finally knowing the new features of the Windows RC build 7100 which is both x86 and x64 leaked; you can install it in your PC by following a few instructions.

For installing the Windows 7 RC, you may need a bootable DVD iso on your hard disk drive. Then you have clean install Windows RC because the Microsoft has already given in a press release that the developmental changes that were made after the release of Windows 7 beta were not compatible with the newer releases. The Microsoft has recommended a clean install rather than to upgrade the Beta version.

The Windows 7 Release Candidate will also quit automatically if there is a pre-RC build in the computer. Before installing you should back up your machine before running an Os installation. It is also not advisable to test an OS on any of your only of data. It is also important to take all the necessary precautions before testing a test release on your computer. The Microsoft has published a step by step procedure to install Windows 7100 Release Candidate. They are as follows:

  1. Download the ISO and burn it to a DVD.
  2. Copy the whole image to a storage location where you wish to run the RC form.
  3. Browse to the sources directory.
  4. Open the file c version.ini in a text editor like notepad.
  5. Modify the MinClient build number to a value lower than the down-level build.
  6. Save the file in place with the same name.
  7. Run setup like you would normally from this modified copy of the image and the the version check will be bypassed.

Now your Windows Release Candidate is installed in your computer.

How to download Windows 7 Beta

The Wonders of Windows 7 Beta

Windows 7 Beta is a version of Microsoft Windows operating systems that is said to beat Windows XP and Vista in several key areas.

To be able to successfully install Windows 7 Beta on your computer, you would need approximately 16 GB hard disk space, a stable internet connection, a CD burner, and a blank CD with at least 4.6 GB space.

Download steps

The following steps are to be followed if you want to install Windows 7 Beta on your computer. It would be helpful to print out this article first before continuing for easier and faster access to these steps since some parts of the steps in this article would require you to restart your computer.

  1. Download the file from the following megaupload links. Simply type the following URL links on your computer browser or you may also click on the links and download each file.
      • It is not advisable though to download them all at once in different windows or tabs on your browser since megaupload only allows downloading files one at a time.
  2. Extract the downloaded files into a folder with a similar name.
  3. Go to and download WinRar. Extract it to its own file.
  4. Convert all these files into ISO files. You may download a program for this online if you don’t have an ISO maker on your computer.
  5. Get the blank CD and burn all these selected files into the CD,
  6. After burning, take out the CD and then restart your computer.
  7. While starting up, there is an option where you can view your computer’s settings. The command varies for different computers. In my case, the settings can be displayed by pressing the F2 key while starting up.
  8. After pressing F2 or whatever command was used to show set-up, there will be an option for “Boot Settings”. Select “Boot from Disk” to be the primary boot source by placing it on top priority. Then click Enter.
  9. This will now activate Windows 7 Beta. Restart your computer again.
  10. Go back to the settings menu from step 7. From the “Boot Settings” menu again, bring it back to its original configuration by selecting “Boot from hard Drive/System”. Your original processor will now boot itself.
  11. On the Start menu or on your desktop, right click on the “My Computer” icon and then click “Manage”.  From the window that appears, double click on “Storage”.
  12. Double click on “Disk Management” where all your hard drives will appear in a window. Right click on the hard drive that has 16 GB available space and then select “Shrink Volume”.
  13. A menu will now appear. Input 1600 MB in the “Enter the amount of space you want to shrink” part. Click OK. This will now give you a separated hard drive.
  14. Go to My Computer. Copy the information from the burned CD to the new separated hard disk space that you created. Restart your computer again when finished.
  15. Access the settings menu again from the restart phase. In “Boot Settings”, click “Boot from Disk”. After it boots, then you can go to My Computer and enjoy the wonders of Windows 7 Beta.
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