Friday, November 16, 2007

AIT Technologies - Your Reliable Provider of Technology Solutions

Everyone has come to rely on computers for a wide range of activities. Entertainment has entered a new era with the advent of computers and the Internet, but computers are far from being just a smart tool that provides endless means for fun and relaxation. Computers have also revolutionized the business world in a way that had not been anticipated. The advantages that derive from using computers are more than obvious, and businesses can benefit from all these advantages a great deal.

But these machines are not infallible, and there are times when problems occur. This is where the computer specialists step in. Each of us has some computer skills that can vary from basic to advanced knowledge. But the problems that sometimes occur can hardly be fixed by a person who knows little about computers. But certified professionals are able to solve all your computer problems.

Support and repair are far from being the only services you may ever need with your computer network. Computer consulting, database solutions, and custom programming are just some of the main services that you may need when using computer networks to conduct your business or otherwise. And once again, certified professionals are the people whose knowledge and expertise to should use in order to ensure the functionality of your systems.

The staff's input in companies and enterprises of all sizes is unquestionable, but computers play an equally important part in the activities that take place inside an institution. The extent to which companies and enterprises rely on computers is so high that sometimes even a few minutes wasted because of a malfunction or any other problem can generate considerable losses. Under these circumstances, having the problem fixed as quickly and as professionally as possible is a must. Therefore, choosing a local service provider is highly advisable. Although online backup and support are possible, not all problems can be solved over the Internet. Being able to rely on professionals to solve your computer and network problems within a short time frame is very important. Furthermore, the IT services offered by local providers are likely to be more affordable than the rest.

AIT Technologies are such specialists that you can rely on to do the job right. Located in South Florida, AIT Technologies provides all sorts of IT services in cities like Boca Raton, Coconut Creek, Delray, Jupiter, Lake Worth, Miami, Palm Beach, Wellington, and so forth.

The services provided by AIT Technologies range from computer repair and support, crash and data recovery, database development, Internet filters and security, virus and spyware removal, and computer network setup to complete office setup, custom software, website design, data migration, employee monitoring, and so on.

As has been said before, all these services are available in cities and towns across South Florida. Wellington, Miami, Jupiter, Palm Beach, Lake Worth, Boca Raton and Delray are just some of the South Florida cities in which you can benefit from high quality and affordable assistance from AIT Technologies.

AIT Technologies provides businesses of all sizes with technical solutions developed and implemented by Microsoft, Cisco and Citrix certified professionals. Any types of computer network problems can be troubleshot and solved by the AIT Technologies professionals. In addition, they can create award-winning websites and provide custom programming that will meet your exact specifications and needs.

AIT Technologies to Your Rescue

Nowadays, when technology is an important part of our everyday life, you have to make sure that there is somebody who can provide answers to your technological questions. If your location is South Florida, then AIT Technologies is the solution to all your problems from repair and support to database solutions and custom programming. South Florida consulting offers you the opportunity to answer every question related to technological support and South Florida websites are the easiest way to receive your answers.

The list of services that AIT Technologies offers is vast, so any time you want South Florida computer repair, South Florida programming, South Florida networking, South Florida IT solutions and many other services, all you only have to do is enter the South Florida website of this company and all your problems can be solved, as long as they are related to technology, of course.

All Florida consultants are Microsoft certified people and the services that Florida technologies offers are one of the best, due to continual training and years of experience. Whenever you may need a Florida networking consultant, a Florida programming consultant, or a Florida consultation, AIT Technologies is the company to go to, especially when you need your problems taken care of as quickly as possible and with no extra charge for emergencies. Florida Microsoft support is one of the smartest choices you can make when you find yourself in need of office support, hardware installations support, websites and database support or network upgrades. There is no Florida virus that Florida software cannot remove, and the Florida certified specialists at AIT technologies, as well as Florida Microsoft and beach Microsoft support will always be at your service.

From Palm Beach consulting to Beach consultants, this Florida computers company offers its Florida certified services to all the South Florida businesses in need of competent, affordable and flexible solutions. If you ever have an emergency or your problems must be dealt with during at the weekend, Beach consultants, Boca consultants, Boynton Beach consulting, Delray Beach consulting, Palm Beach consulting, all Florida consulting specialists are at your service for no extra charge. So, if you are ever in need of Beach repair, Boca repair, Delray Beach repair, Palm Beach repair and, for that matter all Florida repair, then it is very wise to choose the services of AIT technologies, given the fact that their prices are one of the lowest on the market, their quality service is one of the best and there is no extra charge for any emergencies.

The list of services that Florida Microsoft offers varies from computer support and repair to website design and even employee monitoring. Your hardware and software problems will be history in just a few hours' time with South Florida computer repair, and you will have the most productive and award-winning websites if you opt for the services provided by this company. Palm Beach websites, Delray Beach networking or Boca Raton programming are some of the services that Florida Microsoft certified specialists can assist you with.

If database managing is your concern, then Beach database, Delray database, Boca database and many other database Florida specialists can offer you assistance, as AIT technologies are the leaders in Florida technologies assistance. Domains like Beach.Net or Florida.Net are at your disposal and Florida websites or South Florida websites can no longer be a problem to you or your company, as long as you know whom to ask for help.

Apple iPhone popular in next generation

Apple iPhone is both a mobile phone as well as an iPod - made available within a sophisticated profile. Most of the features of the iPod are available in the Apple iPhone. A web browser, an organizer, a note taker and a camera make the Apple iPhone highly versatile in its capabilities and one of its kind. This revolutionary "handset-cum-iPod" combines the best of hardware as well as software features and is empowered to realize quite a few fantasies of tech-savvy users. As a matter of fact, the high-end functionalities of the Apple iPhone make it immensely popular among 'next-generation' users who are interested in trying out the latest gadgets - as soon as they hit the market.

Some features of the Apple iPod has been substituted and made all the more user-friendly in the Apple iPhone. The inaccuracy of the round click-wheel of the Apple iPod, for instance, has been done away with. The click-wheel has been replaced with a touch screen featuring Cover Flow in the Apple iPhone. Users could take advantage of the Cover Flow feature to flip though their collection of music files. Another merit of the iPhone is that the quality of audio is quite good. There is a built-in speaker that reproduces a range of audio frequencies during audio or video playback.

A physical mute switch is located above the rocker volume control. Users could use this switch to set the phone ringer and other audio signals to 'vibrate.' The Apple iPhone comes with earbud headphones; users need to just pinch these buttons to pause the music during incoming calls. However, there are some demerits to using the Apple iPhone as well. Users cannot copy files directly to the device. A direct access to a file system or a command line is conspicuous by its absence.

Dish Network Eases the Switch to High Def TV

There are plenty of reasons to invest in an HDTV set right now. The technology is more advanced than it's ever been (and if you believe some analysts that rate of advancement is about to slow for a while so you don't have to worry as much about what you'll miss out on if you purchase now as opposed to waiting a few months), the fees are lower than they've ever been before, and many TV service companies are poised to increase the number of HDTV channels that they offer over the next year. This increased competition to supply the most HDTV channels is likely to decrease the prices of HDTV subscriptions as well. The only trouble with going ahead and making the leap of buying an HDTV is the fact that high def tv is still a relatively new and somewhat confusing technology. After all, you can choose from projection TV's that use LCD technology as well as those that use digital light processing technology. You can also choose projectors that use both of those technologies to provide more of a theater like experience in your own home. On top of that there are flat screen TV's to choose among. Flat screen TV's come in the form of Plasma screens, LCD screens, and there's even a Laser screen TV on the horizon that may be able to combine many of the benefits of both Plasma screens and LCD screens.

On top of the actual TV, you also need High Def TV programming and a high definition receiver to process it before delivering it to the actual TV screen. Fortunately that's not as difficult of a choice as which type of TV to get because both are offered by the satellite TV service provider Dish Network Satellite. Dish Network actually has more HDTV channels at present in its introductory level HDTV programming package than any other TV provider does in any level programming package. For that reason alone, Dish Network is an excellent choice for a High Definition Television subscription. The fact that Dish Network will supply the High Def satellite receiver along with a High Def subscription is just icing on the cake.

There are two different high definition satellite receivers available from Dish Network and both of them provide a variety of benefits both to subscribers and Dish Network. The major benefit that they provide for Dish Network is decoding Dish Network's programming so that Dish Network can transmit it in an encrypted form and prevent people from watching it without getting a subscription.

These satellite receivers also provide a lot of benefits for Dish Network's HD subscribers. For one thing, they process all of the major TV resolutions including, 480i which is standard definition TV, 720p and 1080i which both count as HDTV resolutions, and 480p which is the hybrid enhanced definition format. In adddition, the more advanced model has a built in digital video player. A DVR, as this device is also known, will go a long way toward making any home entertainment center more user friendly by allowing you to record up to two shows simultaneously while you're away so that you can go back and watch them when you have the time. It's a great way to make sure that you get to see all of the TV that you want to watch while actually having a life.

In all, Dishnet makes the switch to HDTV easier and more enjoyable.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

The blue iPod nano 8GB

The first feature of the every iPod nano that may come to your mind
is the existence of the 2-inch display; this type of display is to be
found in the case of the pink iPod nano 8gb too. This display occupies
almost half of the entire device thus making it one of the best selling
devices. Nano can also play some video in addition to the sounds of
music and this feature is highly searched for by almost every user.
There is another thing to be considered, namely that the shape of iPod
nano is a new one. Its previous thick design has been replaced by wider
shapes and the new stouter design may accommodate the scroll wheel and
the generous screen. All the features will be delivered by the
impressively thin profile and the blue iPod nano 8GB will subclass its

The pink iPod nano 8gb has a brushed aluminum design that can come in
various colors that may work quite well when in practice. But its
screen makes all the difference; you will be able to watch a video for
extended periods of time and this feature is very tolerable in case of
the quick-hit videos. The entire interface is revamped and the larger
screen will facilitate more features that the previous ones. Still
images can also be viewed because they can accommodate to this
refreshed interface. The new interface is to be considered as a less of
wholesale change when compared to a facelift. Every interface update
will consist of two components; these basic components will regard the
introduction of the cover flow. The cover flow is used in order to
navigate through the existing photo albums. It can also be used for
repurposing means such as the use of the white space that is to be
found on the right side of the screen. Visual content previews can be
introduced by using the cover flow and every blue iPod nano 8GB user
will make use of this feature in order to display all his photos.

The last change is also to be explored because it does not involve the
already known features; every option that is included in the pink iPod
nano 8gb menu may look pretty familiar to every user. But the white
screen that was to be found at the right of the phone’s display has
been replaced. The new right half when it comes to the iPod’s display
is designed in order to give the user a total preview of all his
options. The menu selection will be displayed because the previous whit
screen is not here anymore. The new feature is to be regarded as a
quite appealing substitution that comes instead of a white and
unnecessary space.

This useless space was replaced in order for the user to see his albums
too. The user can use the cover flow navigation in order to browse his
photo albums; this program is the best one when it comes to trolling
for the existing albums. The user has to slide his finger around the
wheel and he will flip through his albums in a second. The albums can
even be organized alphabetically by every artist. The user can also
search for an individual song and he will use the same program in order
to find it. The regular menu will also have some browsing enhancements
as well; the user can browse his songs by title; the track title will
be bolded and the name of the artist will appear beneath. If the pink
iPod nano 8gb is packed only with music, the user can scroll really
fast by using the scroll wheel that has some special options that may
help the user know when he has to stop.

Every blue iPod nano 8GB is likely t come with its own accessories; for
instance, ear bud headphones can be provided because the sound quality
can be very impressive in case of this iPod nano. But the accessories
are likely to address to music players because the iPod continues to
lack some important features such as the ones that are to be found in
the case of the flash media players. These features are quite common
when it comes to a competing player that can come along with a built-in
option, namely the microphone. The microphone can be used for different
voice recorders and it can be added even to an FM tuner. Therefore, if
you own a blue iPod nano 8GB and you want to make these voice
recordings, you will have to buy some extra accessories that are able
to provide you with the line-in jack. Every option is likely to require
for a new accessory if you are planning to use some extra features of
your iPod.

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The Samsung Z400 - A top 3G phone!

The Samsung Z400 is a 3G phone with a stylish slider design. It is
endowed with essential business-oriented functions, providing you with
multimedia comforts and high-speed mobile technology experience.

The Samsung Z400 boasts of a 2 mega pixel camera with 4x digital zoom,
enabling you to magnify and customise the frame. CMOS sensor guarantees
intense, true-to-life colour and razor-sharp contrast for the
best-looking images. A second VGA camera, tailor-made for video calls
and instant self-shots, boosts the visual ante even further. The
Samsung Z400 functions as a personal camcorder, recording high quality
colour videos in H.263 and MPEG4 video formats with enhanced voice
recording and audio playback via AMR-NB and AAC formats. You can shoot
and upload your video files, or export them through the 30 MB user
memory card with MicroSD. You can enjoy the large screen experience by
viewing them on the 262,144 QVGA TFT screen with 240x320 pixel
resolution, with unusual sharpness and stunning clarity.

The new Samsung Z400 makes significant gains from its forerunner with a
range of nifty enhancements and added features. When you're working on
the move, Document Viewer allows you to read files intact in Excel, PPT
and Word, as well as HTML, PDF and Text files. In Offline Mode, users
can switch off the phone function but revel in embedded content such as
documents or photos while on a plane - with savings in battery time, to
boot. All-important user memory, at 30MB, is also fully expandable via
external Micro SD, to save and store your documents. Bluetooth more
often than not saves the day, with mobile printing and wireless
connections and sync-ups to your laptop or PDA. Go cordless with a
wireless stereo headset, or hands-free with the Speakerphone option.
This improved model is specially geared towards maximum productivity in
work-oriented activities on the run - make it work for you.

Among other incredible multimedia features, the Vodafone
Samsung Z400 includes MP3 and AAC player with 64 polyphonic ring tones
combined with video messaging, video telephony, speakerphone and photo
caller ID. The high-speed connectivity provided by EDGE, GPRS, WAP,
Bluetooth, SyncML and USB, allow you to store, print or transfer your
pictures and documents with ease. Document Viewer allows you to read
files intact in Excel, PPT and Word, as well as HTML, PDF and Text
files. What's more, the swift connectivity of the Samsung Z400 even allows you to work offline.

You can avail different Samsung Z400 deals provided by O2, Vodafone
and T-Mobile up to 10 months free line rental on 18 months contract
term. Go through these Samsung Z400 contracts, choose the best suitable
deal and enjoy the 3G experience.

Samsung, Vodafone

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Cost-Effectiveness and Quality with VoIP Phone Systems

The infallible functionality of certain communication devices can
sometimes take you by surprise. Communication devices have been and
still are a means for long distance communication primarily. If we put
that theory aside, we may be surprised by the innovations that have
emerged on the communication market. The multi-functionality of
business telephone systems brings many benefits to corporations and

Plunging into the corporate world and functioning in it require the
good management of a series of aspects. While the diversification of
business operations emerges as probably the most important aspect,
there are other factors to consider, such as cost-effectiveness.

Old-fashioned long distance telephone calls are already a thing of the
past. Making a telephone call across the country is no more expensive
than making a call across the city. Customer service improves
significantly as companies are utilising more and more efficient
transmission methods in cost-effective ways. The VoIP phone systems do
not sacrifice quality in any way. In fact, they enhance it, while
generating significant cost savings.

VoIP is the acronym for Voice over Internet Protocol. Initially, VoIP
calling was only possible using computers which had to be equipped with
speakers, microphone and specialised software. Nowadays, VoIP calling
is still made over the Internet, but there is no need for computers
anymore. The only requirements are a broadband connection, a phone
adaptor (which is similar to a modem), traditional or soft phones and
your VoIP phone system is functional.

As opposed to the early VoIP phone calls, which often experienced
'dropouts', the new VoIP phone systems are significantly improved and
provide great call quality, as well as great savings. Furthermore, the
calls made to other VoIP phones are absolutely free, which means that
charges will be reduced significantly and employees will be given the
opportunity to make free calls, provided there is a broadband
connection there.

Hosted IP telephony provides businesses of all sizes with the most
productive telephone system features, which were traditionally
available to large enterprises alone. The hosted IP telephony allows
for business networks to be created and free phone calls to be made
within that network, regardless of the callers' locations. Even if
phone calls are made outside that business network, charges are
significantly reduced, which generates more savings. Furthermore, with
hosted IP telephony, sales teams, customers and home users benefit from
enhanced connectivity.

The hosted VoIP phone systems require a minimal investment, as there is
no need to purchase an expensive PBX. As far as the security of these
systems is concerned, your firewall will not be affected, and each
phone call will reach its destination safely. In addition, there are no
maintenance costs, and the number of users connected to the network can
be altered at any time, with no additional charges.

The VoIP phone systems are already revolutionizing the way companies
and corporations conduct their businesses. The quality of VoIP calling
is the same or even superior to standard calling. What's more, allowing
a large volume of data to be sent over great distances, the VoIP phone
systems are very economical.

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Recover your data from dead hard drive

There are lots of things which happen to our hard drive. This part of
the computer is most prone to failure and it is the most important part
of the computer. Hard drive is used to store valuable information and
we may consider it as a heart of the computer system. Hard drive
failure can occur due to either logical crash or due to physical crash.
So what should we do when our hard drive has suddenly crashed? This
depend on failure which has truck our hard drive.

If the hard
drive spins and suddenly it stops then this going to lead to the
corruption of hard drive and loss of the data. If these things happen
to your hard drive then you should follow these steps which will help
you to recover your data and move your data form old hard drive to new
one before it dies.

* If you are using and IDE drive, you
should check that cable is properly connected. If it has become worn
then you should not hesitate in replacing because it might cause a
short circuit in the cable
* Try using any boot disk to check the
drive, if it is still readable then try to immediately transfer all the
data to the new drive.
* Some times Bad sector on the hard drive
present may lead to hard drive failure. You should download the HDD
generator to find out the bad sector and recover it.
* If the hard drive cannot boot then try data recovery software to recover the lost files.

the hard drive is not spinning at all then you should try some of these
suggestions. You should avoid tapping the hard drive, removing the
cover or exposing the head. As this will leads to loss of data and
making to impossible from recovery.

* You should hold the hard
drive in your hand and try to rotate the platter several times with
great speed, make sure that you should not hit the hard drive with
anything. Rotating the hard drive removed static friction which has
stopped the platters from spinning.
* You can also try out
attaching your hard drive to power supply. Due to high voltage the hard
drive get a jerk and spin for the last time enable you to recover the
* You can also try the freezer technique, although its not
very efficient but some times it works. Wrap your hard drive into the
plastic bag and put it into the freezer for several hours. Hope this
make the hard drive spins.
* If nothing helps you out then you should consult the data recovery service company for hard drive recovery.

Data recovery service is an expensive method of getting back the lost data.Data recovery
service is carried out in the Class 100 Clean Room where with the
indigenously designed tools platter transplantation is done in case of
spindle motor problem.

To avoid this from happening again in
the near future, you make back-ups of all data stored plus take care of
your hard drive properly.

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Nokia N93 is a portable music player

The new Nokia n93 is a portable music player, a digital camera, and
a 3g smart phone combined into one. It has something for everyone--for
the music freaks, for the photography buffs, and for the Internet savvy.

N93 has got so many features that one finds oneself at a loss where to
start. Let us first discuss the design of the phone. The phone's
twist-and-flip design allows the user to keep it in four different
positions. You can keep it one position for taking photographs and
shooting videos, and view the photos and the videos in another
position. For calling you just have to fold open the phone. There are
two displays: internal and external. The external screen is for
displaying basic information like time, date, etc. the internal display
is brilliant (TFT screen with 262K colours). The keypad has one-touch
keys for the camera, zoom, and flash etc. making it easier for the
users to use the phone. Save the weight of the phone, the design is

The camera of the Virgin Mobile
Nokia n93 is perhaps the best one to have been incorporated in a mobile
phone till date. At 3.2 mega pixel (2048x1536 pixels), it is capable of
taking high-resolution photographs. Other remarkable features of the
embedded camera are Carl Zeiss lens, auto focus, macro mode, integrated
flash, and auto exposure. These features could earlier be expected only
in special digital cameras. It is a surprise therefore for many that
Nokia has been able to incorporate these features into the camera of a Nokia phone.

The video recorder of the Nokia
N93 is not far behind the camera when it comes to features. It allows
you to shoot videos in the MPEG-4 or 3GP format. The resolution is good
and the phone also allows you to shoot videos of up to 60 minutes
duration. So you can now make your own movies with the phone and earn
admiration for yourself! Coming to the music player, it supports a
variety of file formats like MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC, and WMA. The sound
output with the supplied stereo headphones is outstanding. The Virgin Mobile
music player also supports play lists and equalizer. There is a stereo
FM radio as well with visual radio support. No surprise, therefore,
that some music freaks are going for the phone just for the music

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Thursday, November 8, 2007

Ipod - The Music Player For All

iPods seem to be taking over the world. One sees them everywhere one goes, being used by adults and children alike. One sees them on the television and in the movies. It seems that people are going insane over them! It is actually not surprising that this little device is attracting such fanatical devotion; it is indeed a fantastic device; it might even be the coolest thing to show up ever!

The iPod is a pocket sized, ultra light hard drive based audio player, designed and marketed by Apple Computers. All the iPod models are user friendly in design, and can be used even by young children. They offer a simple user interface and a scroll wheel to browse the navigation system. Unlike the other portable cassette or CD players, the iPod stores media on in-built memory. What this means is that you do not need to insert a CD or cassette.

An iPod is practical, functional, and cute as well! There are three different sizes and shapes to choose from. There is the skinny little iPod shuffle; the slightly larger but even skinner nano, and the most popular regular iPod that can play all your favorite TV shows and favorite songs.

Some of the other Mp3 players available might have disadvantages if compared to the wonder of the iPod. It is not only a question of how many songs they can hold; the overall quality and the cute look of the little machines are truly matchless. They can hold thousands of songs and pictures, they are so tiny, and they come in such wonderful colors. The iPod mini came in green and pink and blue and other lovely colors. The nano and the iPod now come in white and black. All the colors are hot and look great.

What it has come down to is that when you want to go in for a new music player, you may consider to get an iPod. It will hold hundreds of songs; the battery life is great. You can play it for more than twenty hours before you need to charge it again.

When you buy the iPod, the iTunes software is included in it. This software uploads music and photos in the iPod and it has been likened to a jukebox. The function of this software is to play, store and organize all the music and video files on the iPod. With iTunes, you can connect to the iTunes Music Store and buy music files for playing on the iPod. Although iTunes has been developed by Apple, it will work with Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 operating systems. ITunes is also freely downloadable on the web.

Apple Corporation released the iPod in October, 2001. Since then, the iPod has become the biggest selling portable hard disk player. It has sold around twenty million units in 2001-2005. The way the iPod was initially marketed also contributed to its enormous popularity, with excellent ads playing the coolest tunes in the background.

The tiny size of the iPod is its biggest advantage, and you can take it with you wherever you go. This can have its problems, as the iPod is delicate, and the screen and case are prone to scratching, even during normal use. So now a huge market has opened up, offering cases for your iPod to protect it from damage so that you can take it literally anywhere. The cases have options for clips and straps, so your iPod need never leave your side, until you want to put it away yourself.

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Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Apple iPhone To Launch In The UK

Excitement is building with just over a week to wait until the launch of the Apple iPhone in the UK. O2 have signed a deal with Apple which guarantees the network exclusive rights to provide contract deals for the iPhone and will surely produce a huge surge in customers. Other retailers such as The Carphone Warehouse are already providing customers with a preview of the handset price and O2 tariff options.

The Apple iPhone looks fantastic. If fact it is looks and works so good that Apple has decided to base future iPod designs on the iPhone. The touch screen interface is revolutionary in the world of mobile phones. Although it has been done before on other mobile phones and PDA's, it has never been quite in the same style or manner that the iPhone offers. The Apple iPhone brings all the capabilities you would expect from a top of the range iPod including music and video, a 3.5-inch widescreen display, an 8GB flash drive and allows you to connect to your iTunes library. The battery life is far better than a normal mobile phone and allows up to 8 hours talk time. WiFi and GPRS connectivity allow for fast email and Internet browsing within the simple and easy to use Safari browser.

But the Apple iPhone is more about the experience. Apple has spent a lot of time getting their user interface just right and the result is sublime. For starters the iPhone automatically recognises whether you are holding and viewing the phone horizontally or vertically and adjusts the screen accordingly. The touch screen does not only respond to simple button touches but also to finger movements. For example to scroll through your contacts or play lists you simply slide your finger across the screen and the iPhone responds as a computer software program would when you use the scroll bar. There are also certain finger actions which allow you to zoom in and out when viewing web pages or photos. Even the keypad lock is operated by sliding your finger across the phone to prevent you from mistakingly using the iPhone's touch screen buttons. There is one single traditional button at the bottom of the iPhone which allows you to quickly return to the mail menu.

The Apple iPhone only includes a 2 megapixel camera which is far behind the current technology supplied through other mobile phone manufacturers. Surprisingly there is no option to capture video through the iPhone camera which, when you consider that Apple products focus a lot on allowing users to watch video, seems very peculiar. This gives you the feeling that the camera was a last minute add-on and was not entirely thought through properly.

The iPhone breaks the mold and has created a huge jump in mobile phone user interface displays which other mobile phone manufacturers must be scurrying around to try and catch up with Apple. Although there are currently some other fantastic phones on the market, such as the Nokia N95 which offers greater technology, the Apple iPhone is about to become the best selling mobile phone of the year, partly though the hype it has received but mainly because it is such a fantastic revolutionary product.

Saturday, November 3, 2007

Data Transfer Made Easy By Pen Drive

Pen drive is the ideal for people who are looking for bigger space to store their data and want an easy-to-operate storage space. Transferring large quantity of data from one computer to the other has always been a problem, mainly due to lack of suitable data storing device. Storage mediums like CD, floppy and e-mails have always failed us in urgent times because of their shortcomings like small storage and large time-consumption for data transfer.

Pen drive is the best solution to end this problem. These USB flash drives are integrated with a USB interface. They are small, removable, lightweight and rewritable. Their main advantages over other storage devices are that they are faster, more compact, can hold more data and are much more reliable thanks to their durable designs and lack of moving parts. It is the revolution of pen drives that more and more computers are being made without the floppy drive while the USB port has to be present on almost every mainstream computer and laptop.

A pen drive consists of a printed circuit board generally in a metal or plastic. The memory storage of pen drives range from the usual to 250MB to 2GB or more. It is as small as a key-ring. For the pen drive to work, both the computer should be USB-compatible systems.

Pen drives are faster to use than downloading data through e-mail and easier than using dozens of floppies. Pen drives can store data, video and audio files, with plug and play ease. The best feature of a Pen Drive is you don`t need any software to make it work thus simplifying your work of copying or transferring. Moreover, it also does not require any type of battery. These features make the pen drive totally portable.

You don`t need to install pen drive for Windows 2000, XP or ME as it is done automatically by the operating system. But for Windows 95/98/98SE, you need to install the drivers manually.

These pen drives are most popular amongst system and network administrators. They can load them with information about configuration and software that can be used for the system`s maintenance, recovery and troubleshooting. They also enjoy noteworthy success in the field of PC repair as a mean for transferring recovery as well as antivirus software to infected computers, and also allowing a segment of the data of host machine to be archived for emergency cases.

Pen drives act as Application carriers and are utilized to carry applications for running on the host computer without installation. Some applications that use this technique are U3 and airWRX. An open software platform, Portableapps also allows similar functionality on non-U3 drives. But undoubtedly the most common use of pen drive is for personal data transportation you can transport and store your personal files like documents, videos and pictures. You can also store certain medical alert data on Medic Tag flash drives to be used in case of emergencies and for preparation of disaster. Apart from this, pen drives are used in Audio players.

Pen drives present a considerable security challenge for big organizations. Their ease of use and small size allows unsupervised guests or unscrupulous staff to smuggle off confidential data with little or no chance of detection. To avoid this, some flash drives have features like encryption of data stored on them. This is a preventive measure to stop an unauthorized person from gaining access to the stored data stored. Newer pen drives support the biometric fingerprinting for confirming the user`s identity. This process though costlier is a better way to protect sensitive data from leaking out.

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