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HP announced three products today at its WebOS event, “Think Beyond”: the HP Pre3 and the HP Veer smartphones and the HP TouchPad tablet. A high point of these devices is that they have capabilities of syncing data, contacts and calendar events with each other using its tap-to-share functionality. Lets see the tech-specs of each of these.

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Adobe has released a new version of it’s Flash Player, required for playing videos and flash contents on web pages, and it comes with a new feature known as the Stage Video Playback. The new version number is 10.2.152.26 and this an upgrade from the old 10.1 version, which used to rely a lot on the processor performance for full HD 1080p playback of content on the web.

Adobe states that this new versions Stage Video Playback API will help reduce the load from the processor and try to handle the playback of HD videos more efficiently.

Using Flash Player 10.2 with Stage Video hardware acceleration, we’ve tested a Mac Mini released two years ago and a low-powered GPU-enabled Windows netbook playing smooth full HD 1080p video using less than 8% of the CPU; more powerful computers use even less.

Other features in Flash Player 10.2 include multi-tasking capabilities where-in you can view fullscreen videos on a single monitor and work on the other(multi-display setup), ability for designers and developers to add custom mouse cursors, sub-pixel text rendering enhancements for better readability and support for Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 web browser.

What are you waiting for? Go grab the Flash Player 10.2 from here. It’s available for all Windows, Mac and Linux based systems.

[ Via Engadget ]

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As the competition in the market is increasing, 3G phones are getting cheap. All the Mobile manufacturing companies are attracting the 3G lovers towards their high-end phones with affordable price. Even Samsung is aggressive in the competition of low cost 3G Phones and I am sharing about Samsung Star Nano 3G S3370.

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Samsung Star Nano 3G S3370

Samsung Star Nano is one of the cheapest 3G phones in the market from the very well known company Samsung. Samsung Star Nano Features Resistive TFT Touchscreen of 2.7-Inches and 1.3 MP Camera. The phone is having Internal memory of 30 MB and supports MicroSD card support upto 8 GB. What you expect about the price? The price of the phone is just Rs. 5800. Isn’t Great?

Samsung Star Nano 3G S3370

Samsung Star Nano 3G

Features of Samsung Star Nano 3G S3370

  • 2.7-Inches Resistive TFT Touchscreen
  • 3G Network Capability
  • Samsung Proprietary OS
  • 1.3 MP Camera and support Video Recording
  • DNSe Sound Functionality
  • Internal Memory: 30 MB
  • MicroSD Card support upto 8 GB
  • Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP
  • FM Radio with RDS Support

Keeping in mind about the price, the phone is just fine. But if I talk about the features, at this price tag phone is featuring less camera capability.

Do share your views about this phone. We would love to hear from you. :)

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This guide will show you how to manually update your playstation 3 by downloading update file on Mac or Windows Computer and updating using a USB drive. One of the drawbacks of System Update on PS3 is that it doesn’t have resume support. Therefore, you have to restart from the beginning in case download fails in between.

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After a lot of 3G surprises and offers from TATA Docomo, now TATA Docomo is back with their new Value Added Service (VAS) which will offer TATA Docomo subscribers to greet their caller with his/her name or personalized message.

Tata Docomo

Tata Docomo

TATA Docomo has partnered with mCarbon, which is a leader in Telecom Application Provider in VAS Domain. With the combination of two different and innovative domains a new VAS is introduced which is known as “Name Tunes”.

Words from TATA Docomo

Name Tunes is in line with our way of doing things “Refreshingly Different”,  that adds an element of fun and newness to the already existing set of VAS offerings. Greeting a caller with his or her name while the phone rings, will make the call and the conversation even more pleasant and special. This would be a refreshing change for subscribers not wanting to set songs as call me tunes & will cater to a new untapped market of personalized call me tunes.

What is Name Tunes?

Name Tunes is Value Added Service which allows subscribers to record their own personalized message or Greet Callers Name to set as a caller tone instead of Tring-Tring or Old Trend Music Caller Tone.

How to Activate Name Tunes Service?

You can enjoy this amazing service in a very simple and quick way. What you have to do is to :

  • SMS your “First Name” and send it to 52100(Toll Free) for Example: my name is Rajan, so type “Rajan” (Without Quotes) and send it to 52100.
  • Charges for this service
    • Subscription Changes: Rs. 30/- Per Month
    • Name Tune Charge: Rs. 15/- Per 90 Days

So are you going to give a try to Name Tunes Service? Do share your experience with us.

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Valentine Day is just round the corner and iDevices App developers keeping in-view the famous slogan” There is an App for that” have developed an App that is a comprehensive guide for Valentine’s Day.Valentine 2011 is the name of the app developed by Fizzle and it pretty much acts a complete package for your Valentine day activities. The App is equipped with loads of features that you can use to impress your beloved.

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Valentine 2011 has features like tips, poem generators, recipes, ability to send flowers and information regarding Valentine day. Although you can find everything that this app offers via Google searches but what this app does is that it takes all these valentine related things and combine them in one place.

Poem Generator in Valentine 2011 App

Some of the features that Valentine 2011 offers are pretty unique like the poem generator. This exclusive feature let users enter any name and then it generates a poem accordingly. This feature simply embeds the name you enter in a poem, wherever it belongs in the context of poem.

Valentine Recipe Portion

Another cool feature in Valentine 2011 is the recipe portion, it is very convenient and contains some really good Valentine Day recipes with details like instructions and list of ingredients.

Songs & Valentine Information

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But the parts of the App that I like the most are “Songs” and the “Information”. The “Songs” section boasts loads of artists that are arranged according to genres. You can also view YouTube video of a particular song within the Songs section. The “information” section contains random facts about Valentine Day gathered from around the world.

Other notable features in this app are “Call my Valentine” and “Send Flowers”, using “Call my Valentine” feature you can call your valentine right from the Home screen of the App. Using Send Flower options you can send flowers to your beloved but this particular section of the app is just a web browser that guides you to a third-party flower sending service.

On the whole, I think developers have cluttered this app with lot of features out of which some are not that useful. The recipes and Songs section are pretty useful but I guess an update before the Valentine day will further improve its usability. App can be downloaded from App store for $0.99

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Did you always envy your Android friends when they showed off their in-built Google translate app and all you could do with your iPhone is go to a browser and the web version of translate? Well, you don’t have to do it anymore, because Google recently launched the official Google Translate App for the Apple iPhone. The new app has all the features that the Android app comes with and is just as easy to use.

The App can be used to translate up to 15 languages via Speak to translate feature and there are more than 50 languages if you want to translate a word or phrase. The Voice input works just as it works on the Android OS and is very responsive. Once you’ve translated what you wanted to, you then have the option to listen to the translated text or input in around 23 languages, and yes it speaks out loud. All the other features that are available in the web app, such as dictionary search for words, starred translations, translation history and support of text inputs like Pinyin and Romaji are all supported in the iPhone App as well.

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You can download the Google Translate App from the iTunes App Store for free, supports iOS version 3 and above on iPhone/iPod Touch. Support for all iOS languages is a plus.

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We have received a lot of requests from our readers to help them test FaceTime video calling. Now obviously, despite our eagerness to help all our readers we can’t afford to personally help everyone. So here’s a tip to take advantage of FaceTime for Mac(beta) and make test calls to yourself.

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5 Best Typing Applications for Windows

Everyone who is connected to Computer wants to improve typing speed. And if you want to be a professional typist then you should use a typing software because it makes your task easy. Self learning of typing using typing software is a great way now a days and these typing applications are specially programmed to teach typing without a human teacher. Here are 5 best typing software which work great in learning English typing.

Typing Master

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Typing Master is a  well working software to learn typing. This software works with step by step typing lessons. Moreover Typing Master is very easy to use application and it gives instructions like a human teacher.

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UltraKey

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UltraKey is a powerful typing tutor which can turn any  layman to a professional typing master. UltrKey typing software is suitable for the person of any age. Its step by step chapters and instructions helps user  learn typing easily.

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Typing Instructor Platinum

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Typing Instructor Platinum is an electronic typing teacher which teaches typing with fun and enjoyment. There are advanced techniques in this software which does not let  user be blasé about typing like some challenging and entertaining typing games.

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GS Typing Tutor

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GS typing tutor is a very good program to learn typing and it is a great help for a typing student. This typing software also works for beginners as well as advanced users.

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Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Platinum

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It is a popular and reputed typing application and  25 versions of it has been launched. There are more than 400 typing mission in this software and 14 special typing games makes it extra efficacious from others.

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Now please let us know about your typing needs and about your favorite typing tutor software.

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Mobile phones are necessity for us and we use for lots of different tasks apart from just making and receiving calls. And If you are having an Android mobile phone then I am sure you would be using lots of  applications and  saving photos, important notes and many more.

If anyone lost their phone, apart from SIM and handset there are lots more important things which are lost. Thus in such situations it is important that we have a good lost mobile tracking service which can track our lost phone as well as we can recover our phone data too.

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iTag is such a service which not only locate your Android phone but also recover data of your phone and gives you control to access your data. Here are few features of iTag:

  • Locate your Android mobile phone
  • Provide you the replaced SIM number, that is if someone change the SIM card.Allows you to make call to your lost mobile remotely.
  • Take backup of your data
  • Delete the data
  • Lock the keys
  • Force your phone to ring even if its in silent mode.

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You get all these features and security for free. You just need to register to iTag website by entering your mobile number and you will get a download link to your mobile. After install the iTag app you need to verify your account and iTag will start its security service by tracking your mobile phone.

Worth Knowing:

I have used other tracking apps but this is something very useful because I am more concerned about my data rather than handset. Right now iTag is available for Android mobile phones only hope it starts the service for other OS also. Meanwhile, do share with us which security app you are using for your mobile phone.

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