Monthly Archives: March 2011

Increase Your Laptop’s Battery Backup By Using IE9

          The new Internet Explorer 10 with a new java script engine consumes a very low voltage of battery when compared to other browsers. Here are the statistics for different browsers, out of which IE9 saves battery to a greater extent.

          The test was conducted by Microsoft based on many factors. IE9 has many acceleration features which consumes less power. Even thought firefox 4 and other browsers have accelerating feature, IE9 performs well which inturn consumes less power. The Battery backup differs for different computer’s. Using IE9 may be useful for the students who hang’s out around the campus or for bussiness people.

Here Is The Nokia’s New Budget Phone

          Nokia, the most trustful mobile brand launches ‘Nokia X1-00’ by aiming at music lovers. Its an entry-level multimedia mobile and an exclusive music lover’s phone. The device features a massive speaker on its back to provide amazing high quality music experience even at peak volumes. It is a stylish and good looking handset available in Orange, Ocean blue and dark gray.

Technical Specifications:

  • 56k colour TFT display of 1.8-inch
  • Dimensions: 112.2 height, 47.3mm width and 16mm thick
  • Built-in loud Speaker rated at 106phon
  • Weight 91.1 grams
  • Powerful LED flash light
  • Stereo FM radio
  • GPRS support
  • Micro SD, SDHC Card Support expandable up to 16GB
  • v2.1 with A2DP Bluetooth
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • MIDP 2.1 java enabled
  • LED Torch
  • Resolution: 128*160 pixels
  • Standard Li-ion 1230 mAh battery of standby time 1440 hours and talk time 13 hours

      It can play AAC, MP3, WAV, WMA audio formats and H263, H264, MP4, WMV video formats. It runs on Symbian 30 OS. This handset includes 3 dedicated player keys, a nifty single-key playlist creator and a non-stop 38 hours music playblack support. It will be available around Rs.2,100.

The Release Of Apple IPad 2

          Apple released the second model of  its successful tablet computer, the IPad 2 yesterday in USA. Its an advanced version of Apple IPad 1. Apple IPad 2 has many advanced and amazing features, such as being 33% thinner and 15% lighter compared to the previous version. Apple is offering a free personal setup service for IPad 2 customers in its retail stores, which helps in customisation of email, apps, Internet surfing and other things.
          It works on “iOS  4” and powered by 1GHZ dual-core A5 processor which provides superb speed performance and high quality graphics.

Apple IPad 2 specifications:

  • Size and Weight
    1. Height : 242.8 mm
    2. Width : 189.7 mm
    3. Depth : 13.4 mm
    4. Weight : 0.68 kg Wi-Fi model
                    0.73 kg Wi-Fi + 3G model
  • 9.7-inches LED-blacklit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • 1024-by-768-pixel  resolution at 132 pixels per inch
  • 4G HSDPA internet connectivity
  • Wi-Fi with Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR technology
  • Facetime video calling feature
  • Support for playback of closed-captioned content and VoiceOver screen reader
  • Full-screen zoom magnification
  • Built-in 25-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery
  • Up.+ to 10 hours battery life
  • 3.5-mm stereo headphone jack
  • Built-in speaker and Michrophone
  • Micro SIM card tray for Wi-Fi + 3G model only
  • Dock connector port
  • Sensors: Gyro, accelerometer and compass
  • Dual Camera- Front and Rear
  • Body Colour : Black or White

      Aplle IPad 2 Smart Covers are available in various vibrant colors and will be available in Indian markets by the end of  2011. Apple IPad 2 prices in India are as follows:

Wi-Fi with out 3G:

  • 16 GB – Rs. 24,500 including all taxes
  • 32 GB – Rs. 29,500 including all taxes
  • 64 GB – Rs. 34,500 including all taxes

Wi-Fi + 3G :

  • 16 GB – Rs. 31,900 including all taxes
  • 32 GB – Rs. 36,900 including all taxes
  • 64 GB – Rs. 41,900 including all taxes

Google Person Finder is Available Now

          Google, responded in a great way launching “Google Person Finder” for japan Earthquake and Tsunami. Keeping in mind about today’s earthquake, the team thought in a great way which led to the development of this application. Actually, the earthquake’s magnitude is 8.8, it was approximately 400kms away from Tokyo and at a depth of 20 miles in Pacific Ocean. It was not only the Earthquake hit japan, but also Tsunami which was led by the same earthquake.

          More over, people suffered a lots of property loss and missing relations due to the Earthquake and even due to Tsunami which damaged almost all the coastal parts of japan. There are many people missing and this is what the reason to develop “Person Finder” application. One can look for a missing person and can even provide details about a person in that application. Currently, the application is tracking about 11500 records and goes on counting and is available in japanese as well. You can find out the application here

           Let’s pray, this application helps to find their dear and near one’s….

Microsoft Formally Launches IE 9 At SXSWi

          Microsoft is going to release its newer version of Internet Explorer, “IE9” formally. The launch is going to take place on Monday at “South By Southwest Interactive Festival” (SXSWi) which is an interactive place to launch.

          The senior director of Internet Explorer “Ryan Gavin” said that “The browser offers more beautiful web” and he also mentioned that “There are few surprises left“.

          There are certain improvements in Internet Explorer 9 like less startup time and a new JavaScript engine called as Chakra (which is proved to be faster at the WebKit SunSpider benchmark test), occupies less space than the previous one’s and a way to pin links to the task bar. It seems “the competitor’s like firefox, chrome and opera are not able to beat the java script used in the Internet Explorer 9”.

          It has a new security feature “do not track” and improved ActiveX filter, to filter ActiveX contents from the webpages. The browser is not available to the users of Windows XP and is available only for the user’s of Windows Vista and Windows 7.

AMD Releases New Radeon HD 6990

          It’s again a good news for Gamer’s. The popular microprocessor manufacturer AMD brought out an upgraded Graphic card into our ways. The recent model of AMD is the Radeon HD 6970 which was a single GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) speed champ, available at a price of $350 (Rs.15700) and the current release is the new Radeon HD 6990 which is available at a price of $699 (Rs.31,500). The new Radeon HD 6990 comes with dual GPU (Graphics Processing Unit), each GPU has 1980 processors and totally the chip has 3970 stream processors which enables HD Graphics.

          The chip includes 2 DVI ports, 4 mini display port connectors, and 2 HDMI ports and even includes CrossFire support, accompanied by 4GB of GDDR5 memory. While coming to the Bandwidth, it’s mentioned as 422.2 GB/s.
           On the other side NVIDIA may release another chip against this. Let’s see how NVIDIA is going to respond…

The Best Antivirus Softwares Of 2011

          Well, Users will be so attentive to keep their pc’s away from bugs, that forms virus. To maintain the best system perfomance we need the best of the best antivirus softwares. Some of the well known antiviruses are Kaspersky, Avg, Microsoft Security Essentials, Eset Nod32, Norton, & Avira.
          Here are the Top Best 3 antiviruses of 2011 and the rankings are given considering major factors like Solid Protection, Friendly Interface, Attacking Capabilities, Scan Speed and much more…

1. Avast Internet Security 6.0 :

          It is the recently released version of antivirus from Avast and got great craze with its awesome features in a short period. It is a Solid All-Around Contender. It provides a speedy total Malware detection.

It has:    

  • Well designed and easy interface
  • Low impact on system performance
  • Quick scan speeds
  • Excellent Internet security (Even blocks hacker attacks)

It is available in different price packages, starting from $49.99 and best for all types of users.

2. Avira AntiVir Personal AntiVirus 10 :

          It is also the new one and stands for Superb Malware detection and in blocking them. Its poor
interface made it to get down to second position even though the obtained protection is so high. It too scans quickly. This version has scanning tech that can crack open locked” files and its improved internal security prevents AntiVir’s file from getting maliciously altered.Its totally free of cost.

3. Norton Internet Security 2011 :

          Norton,the senior in providing Internet security since long back is still holded by a lots of users. Its recent version, Norton Internet Security 2011 has been praised by a number of recent reviews. It is a safe choice and complicated installation process, the major problem in its older versions has been simplified.

Some of its features:

  • Easy and fast installation process
  • Much faster load time
  • Frequent idle scans
  • Integrated automatic update
  • Diminished drain on system resourses
  • Improved Web Saftey

          But, There hasn’t been any significant change to the current version’s Firewall. The major drawback is that it doesn’t allow remote configuration. It costs $34.12  for 1-year Download.

The next positions are given to BitDefender Antivirus 2011, Kaspersky Antivirus 2011, and ………….