Archive for July, 2011

Remote Control Replacement Options

Written by admin on July 20, 2011. Posted in Replacement remote controls, Tv remote controls replacement, Tv remotes control

If you are looking for remote control replacement units, there are usually several different options to choose from on the market today. However, buying a remote control replacement can be a headache if you have certain older appliances or more specialized equipment, so always do your research to make sure that the remote control replacement you purchase is indeed the right choice for you. First and foremost, you should write down the exact make and model of the appliance or appliances you need a remote control replacement for. This is absolutely critical when it comes to choosing a new unit wisely.

Next, enter the phrase remote control replacement reviews, as well as the make and model of the unit in question, into a search engine query. Look through the results, and see which remote control replacement units seem to be most consistently well reviewed by others. Make sure that the manufacturers of the remote control replacement units you consider do indeed list your particular appliance as one that works well with their product.

Once you know which remote control replacement units are suitable for use with the appliance or appliances you have, start comparing the various features and options that each remote control replacement unit offers. Are there any special abilities that one remote control replacement might offer that another does not? Do these extra features increase the price of the remote control replacement? If so, by how much? And does the increase in price make the remote control replacement a good deal to you, still? Choose the remote control replacement unit that fits all of your criteria, including your price range, and order your new unit as soon as possible. In no time at all, you should be enjoying your remote control replacement quite happily!

Portable Storage Containers Provide Extra Storage Space for Anyone

Written by admin on July 19, 2011. Posted in Pack rat storage, Pods storage, Portable storage

When it comes to moving or storing personal property, portable storage containers offer a wide variety of solutions. Portable storage containers are used for storage, long distance moves, residential and commercial solutions. Moving can be stressful when looking for ways to improve overhead costs and storage solutions. With portable storage solutions, moving becomes a lot easier. Boxes, furniture and other belongings may need to be stored in a secure location until the move can be completed. Portable containers offer security to the owner of the personal property that is being stored.

In addition to the security that the portable containers provide, they also have the advantage of being able to be stored anywhere. Time is everything when making a move, whether the move is for residential purposes or commercial purposes. Having the ability to place items in a secure location until the destination is ready to be moved to is a huge advantage for people making a move. Moving long distances is another area that portable storage containers are perfect for. Many companies that provide portable storage containers will ship a person’s belongings. Instead of worrying about driving personal belongings across the country, a move simply uses a company that provides portable storage containers.

Another advantage with portable storage containers is that you can pack them yourself. Once loaded, if a home isn’t ready to be moved in yet, the mover can simply have portable storage containers placed on the property. Once the home is ready to be moved in to, the movers simply move the personal items out of the portable storage containers. Even if the homeowner has nowhere to place the container, they have the option to store the containers at a storage facility.

Construction companies use portable storage containers as well. Job sites are usually riddled with building materials that can get lost and most the time the materials are in the way. Portable storage containers provide construction companies storage solutions to place building materials, tools and other jobsite items in a secure place. Instead of worrying about materials and tools being stolen overnight, construction companies simply place their material in portable storage containers. Furthermore, companies often use portable storage containers for additional office space as well or to store seasonal supplies in during the off season.

Computer Network

Written by admin on July 18, 2011. Posted in Computer Networking

“Computer networks” redirects here. For the periodical, see Computer Networks (journal).

 

“Datacom” redirects here. For other uses, see Datacom (disambiguation).

 

A computer network, often simply referred to as a network, is a collection of computers
and devices interconnected by communications channels that facilitate
communications and allows sharing of resources and information among
interconnected devices.[1] Computer networking or Data communications (Datacom) is the engineering discipline concerned with the computer networks. Computer networking is sometimes considered a sub-discipline of electrical engineering, telecommunications, computer science, information technology and/or computer engineering since it relies heavily upon the theoretical and practical application of these scientific and engineering disciplines.

 

Networks may be classified according to a wide variety of characteristics such as medium used to transport the data, communications protocol used, scale, topology, organizational scope, etc.

 

A communications protocol defines the formats and rules for exchanging information via a network. Well-known communications protocols are Ethernet, which is a family of protocols used in LANs, the Internet Protocol Suite, which is used not only in the eponymous Internet, but today nearly ubiquitously in any computer network.

Simple Blogging Tips to Apply

Written by admin on July 5, 2011. Posted in SEO

Blogging is the essence of the Internet marketing industry. Generating a secondary source of income through blogging has been a popular “make money online” method in the last few years.

Blogging TipsFor most of the experienced writers, blog writing looks simple since we generally take it to be an act of writing on the web where there are no restrictions and where you have a maximum amount of freedom of expression.

But please remember that the basic idea is not that you should write just anything that you like but instead as a principle, you write it for the world to read it as your creation with lot of expectations attached – Right!?

That is – any damn writing that we do, we expect people to appreciate it and we also wish to suddenly become a very popular writer. Isn’t that a reasonable expectation? No, it’s not…

Do Search for Blogging Tips

Blogging is more than just mindless scribbling of thoughts you suddenly conjured up…

No, for serious bloggers, this is a full time job where you have to put in hours of labor to actually write something worth reading.

The blog may work really well for you to merit appreciation from other popular bloggers. If you desire your blog to receive high search page rankings, start following a few simple principles, given below.

Before writing on your own, sit back and analyze this – why do you go to someone’s blog, read it and keep reading it?

Is it that someone has forced you to do so – obviously not. You would agree with me that you read a blog only when you find it well written, to the point and above all, interesting and completely informative about a specific topic you want to know more about.

Actually all good articles/blogs are the result of many built in features which would have made them a worthwhile read for you!

Here are 5 simple blogging tips that might help you to start a good blog or if you have already started blogging – to improve it.

Prepare for writing

Writing of any kind requires solitude, along with a few good ideas and the devotion to create a good piece of content.

Here, let me point out one thing – some people are not good in writing or even if they are, the desire to rank high on Google, which demands regular blog posting, often creates a position where the blogger has to hire outside help.

Now, over the years, I have felt that farming out content writing tasks to a group of writers who promise to charge less and provide quality work does not work out in most cases.

There are two reasons for this:

  1. They lack experience.
  2. Their writing lacks edge.

Moreover, when you are hiring a content writing company, many writers will be given your project and it is a given fact that every writer has their own unique style which cannot be replicated.

As a result, your blogs will vary in quality. They might give you 10 blog posts daily but are they always worthwhile? Most of the time, the answer is a resounding NO. Further, you have to spend more hours correcting them and making them better and correlating them all into one voice.

For example: Take Income Insiders. Casper’s posts have a distinctive style all his own, very technical, while Joni’s posts are completely different, more emotional…

To avoid all these troubles and uncertainties, the best option is to write yourself or maybe contract an individual writer to take charge of your blog while you deal with the blog marketing. This way the authorial voice of the blog remains intact.

Whether you are a blogger yourself or a contracted individual writer, the four points below will help you prepare for writing. .

  • Start writing only when you have thought about the subject thoroughly.
  • Do try and discuss with someone near you or you know personally just to make sure that the idea that you are getting at is worth sharing.
  • Always generate some kind of a draft or sketch on how the blog could be presented.
  • Lastly, please try and set your own mood – that is, find yourself a comfortable place and environment – away from noise and disturbance – which should help you to concentrate well on the task.

This initial rehearsal will trigger your thought process and you will definitely be able to write a better blog. Practice the above four steps every time you intend to write until it becomes habitual for you.

Creativity:

After all, writing a blog is a creation – so to say, an art work. So be creative also.

You must undertake the task with an artistic attitude. Develop the blog with attractive words and phrases here or there, or create sentences artistically by twisting the flow of words.

The aim should be to make your reader feel that you have made a genuine effort to frame this blog for him/her, and not otherwise – that it gives a bad impression of a diary note being posted as blog, which unfortunately, many of us do inadvertently. Avoid being excessively casual in putting across the matter.

This blogging tip has another dimension. You must also be innovative in expression. Put across your ideas one by one, substantiating it with enough backup material. One must feel as though you are slowly sailing him/her to some conclusion, so very convincingly.

Remember to present your ideas tactfully! Remember, you are not releasing an order for others to follow; instead, it is your view point that you are sharing with strangers and want those people to understand and appreciate you.

Originality:

You must never try to duplicate or copy anything while creating a blog. If one does it and gets noticed even once, the readership starts diminishing menacingly.

You were willing to put your own ideas into your creation, which is how you had set yourself writing. Right?

So why repeat what others say unless it is an attempt to second an idea or writing for raising a voice in support of someone else’s expression or remarks. Simply avoid repeating.

Frame something unique that is different and original. Even dare to argue and contradict a statement or version, if you would want to do so.

Let the world know, that thinking your way about a particular subject is also possible. So remember that this blogging tip of adhering to your original expression will bring you maximum readership.

Small is appealing:

Blogs should not be long – drawn out text matter, which would otherwise give an impression that you have written a chapter of a book.

Small blogs, crisp blogs and to the point blogs are most liked by the readers, unless the topic is such that it warrants a longish debate or discussion.

Nobody has time to read your long write-ups.

Also, it may not be easy for you to keep writing as beautifully as you had started out all the way until the end… you may make your blog boring, forcing the reader to click off the blog page.

Moreover, when the blogs are long, it is good to break them down into sub-sections.

To put this blogging tip briefly, ‘write short and sweet’ – that must be the rule.

Right language:

The command on language is a must. Perhaps, there is no need to give this blogging tip. You know it.

Whatever you write, long or small, sarcastic or humorous, your expression needs to be written in good language throughout.

A blog has no meaning if the language is poor. Do not think that your readership targets are those people with poor language skills.

On the contrary, aim at writing blogs expecting that many people do have perfect grammar and vocabulary and would read your blog.

Remember that if language is poor, people will neither understand what you want to express, nor will they stay on your blog. You do not want that! So try and keep improving your grammar.

The above discussed blogging tips are there to help you create a good blog. There could be many other things like – selecting relevant topics, making the blog interactive and others, but please remember – you have to be an artist first and you select the object to paint later, so we shall come to other tips for blog creating in the future.

Besides, be patient, add the capabilities one by one – slowly. That will make you a perfect blogger one day…

Don’t you think it is time to start?

Google’s +1 Button

Written by admin on July 5, 2011. Posted in SEO

What is Google +1?

In a view to promote more of online networking, Google launched the +1 theme for its users, in June 2011.

This is a very new concept that the Google team has brought under its use. The +1 theme is somewhat similar to the ‘like’ option on Facebook.

If you like any web page – video – photograph or any other data on the Internet, you can just click the +1 button on your screen and the same would be visible to your friends and contacts when they Google it. It is like personally recommending your choices to your contacts; an extension of the WOM (Word-of-Mouth) promotion.

Google +1 buttonYou can also +1 any advertisement or any search result on Google. So now, you can easily share interesting stuff with your friends and contacts with the help of this +1 theme. The Google +1 button is a short for ‘Check it out, this is cool…’

It is like a symbol of your consent to particular information, photo, video or news. The +1 theme makes it easier for you to give recommendations to your friends. In this manner, your friends, contacts and other web users get to know the best content online.

How does the +1 button work?

If you want to use the +1 button, you will need a Google account. When you create a Google account, remember it is not just a mail-box; there are many added benefits to it. Generally, the +1 theme will work for all the Google sites but you are also provided with an option through which you can have the +1 button for non-Google sites.

Google provides you with numerous options with regards to the +1 theme. There are many personalization settings; you get to choose whether you want your name to appear as the person who +1’d a particular web page or not.

The +1 tab can be seen on your public Google profile but you also have an option to keep that tab private and only for your personal viewing. In spite of keeping the +1 tab private or hiding your name to appear on the +1’d data – your +1 will be visible to all your contacts and other web users.

It is very easy to use the +1 theme. For example, you found an interesting video on any Google site and you +1′d it.

Now, when your friends search for similar videos, the video that you +1′d will appear in his/her search results along with the information that it had been +1’d.

Disclosure of your name there is completely your option. If the Google +1 button stops working or there is some error, it will show a symbol; ‘!’. Errors in +1 button can appear due to any reason like server time-out or a blocked profile.

Benefits of the +1 theme

The +1 theme is another way of networking with your friends and contacts. You get to share all that you want to on Google and non Google sites. There are many benefits of the +1 button. Not only does it help in networking socially but it also helps in communicating and passing on important information.

The +1 theme can also be used to create any kind of awareness. For example, in case of any ongoing social issue that you have read an appealing article about on the web and you +1′d it, this +1’d information is known by all your contacts and thus the awareness starts to spread.

The +1 theme can be used for blogs as well. The +1 theme is also available for use on WordPress. You can add the Googles +1 button to your blog. The blog visitors can +1 your posts if they like it. This can prove to be a good way to get feedback from your blog readers.

It can even serve a promotional purpose. If a company’s web page is +1’d many times, it gets more viewers and these viewers can become prospective customers.

You can put up information and ideas about your new products and services along with the +1 button under it. Here, not only the new product idea gets marketed but by the number of +1’s, you will also come to know whether the idea is appreciated and accepted by the people or not.

Are you new to +1 theme? Begin by +1 this article …

SideFolders 1.5.1 for Mac: Instant access to your files

Written by admin on July 2, 2011. Posted in Mac News

Sint-Niklaas, Belgium – Code529 today is pleased to announce the release of SideFolders 1.5.1, an update to its file management utility for Mac OS X. SideFolders gives the users of this Mac app instant access to all their files and folders. SideFolders hides itself on the left or right side of the screen and pops up when the user moves his mouse to the edge of the screen. Once open the user can easily access his files. Besides showing all devices and favorite places SideFolders also gives the user access to files he recently worked with or downloaded. SideFolders also allows the user to add files and folders to the SideFolders view so they can be accessed instantly.

Features:
* Instant file access
* Devices, Places, Shared, Recent, Downloads, Applications
* Hierarchical file organization
* Drag and Drop

New in version 1.5:
* minimum window size has been reduced
* minus button now also allows to hide (applications, recents, downloads)
* fixed a memory leak
* SideFolders accessible while viewing Desktop in Expose
* fixed an issue which could cause the preferences window to crash
* fixed an issue where a dropped-in application appeared as a folder

System Requirements:
* Mac OS X Version 10.6 Leopard or higher
* 1.3 MB

Pricing and Availability:
SideFolders 1.5.1 is $4.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide through the Mac App Store in the Utilities category. A 14-day trial version is available on the SideFolders website.

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Located in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium, code529 was founded in 2010 by Dennis Van Roeyen. Code529 develops applications for the Mac and iOS platforms. All Material and Software (C) 2010-2011 code529 / All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Ace Coin BullDozer Pushes Its Way on to the App Store

Written by admin on July 2, 2011. Posted in Mac News

San Francisco, California – The famous carnival game ‘Coin Bulldozer’ has finally come to the iPhone and iPad, and it’s never been better! Ace Coin BullDozer 1.0 is Tiny Mobile’s latest creation, combining strategic play, asset management and adding a splash of luck for good measure.

Not only are all the cool features of the original included, but Ace Coin Bulldozer adds super awesome features like “Bomb Coins” that explode after they’re placed, and “Magnet Coins,” that pull coins that would be lost otherwise, back onto the board! Cash Coins, Diamond Coins, Timer Coins, and more add a great element of strategy to what was strictly a game of chance at the carnival.

Feature Highlights:
* 8 different coin types! More coming in an update
* Ultra realistic CoinPhysics(TM) engine
* Earn free coins while you play or while you’re away
* Sweet Notification system that shows how many coins you’ve earned on the apps badge! just like you’re email inbox for coins
* Game Center Leaderboards
* Achievements
* Insanely cool coin booster packs, with randomly selected coins, no pack is the same
* Level up to earn more free coins! Each level you gain nets you 1 to your max coin accrual amount
* 100% Retina graphics
* Universal App, push coins on iPad, iPhone and iPod

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* Universal Application
* 13.9 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Ace Coin BullDozer 1.0 is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Entertainment category.

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Located in San Francisco, California, Tiny Mobile is a mobile development company founded by Nicholas Iannone. Copyright (C) 2011 Tiny Mobile Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

AngryOrange releases Just a Ball Lite for iOS – Workout Your Brain

Written by admin on July 2, 2011. Posted in Mac News

Warsaw, Poland – AngryOrange Studios today is pleased to announce the release of Just a Ball Lite 1.0.1 for iOS. Keep your eye on the ball and workout your brain with Just a Ball. Just a Ball is a fun physics based game that involves you trying to get a soccer ball into a box, sounds easy, but the aim is to use the surrounding items and obstacles to maneuver the ball with skill.

Using gravity and logic, you will find this app addictive and challenging. The great graphics set on a sunny day will help you relax and use your mind to get the best score possible. This fun physics puzzle game will have you playing for hours, no need to get frustrated it’s Just a Ball. For more details, head over to the App Store.

The challenge is that you only have a few pieces of materials that you can use to build a path to the box. You’ve got to use your problem solving and logic skills to be able to master each of the 21 levels in the full version.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iPhone OS 3.1 or later
* 9.7 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Just a Ball Lite 1.0 is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.

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AngryOrange Studios is an imaginative new mobile application developer with a keen focus on building the highest caliber mobile games for the iOS platform. This team of software magicians is committed blending crisp graphics with intuitive yet thoughtful gameplay to give mobile gamers the best experience for their mobile buck. Copyright (C) 2011 AngryOrange Studios. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Toddler’s Jigsaw Puzzle App for iPhone and iPad by GiggleUp

Written by admin on July 2, 2011. Posted in Mac News

Melbourne, Australia – GiggleUp Pty Ltd has released Farm Jigsaw Puzzles 123 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. A top seller in several countries Farm Jigsaw Puzzles 123 has been featured in Apple’s New & Noteworthy and What’s Hot. This fun and education app was developed to suit the tastes and learning abilities of young children from ages 1 to 6.

Great for infants and toddlers, start with simple 2-piece puzzles and gradually move up the levels to master the 16-piece puzzles. When one puzzle is completed, the name of the animal will be spelled on the screen and read out loud. Watch the farm come to life with color when all the puzzles are completed. Cute animals and playful animations are sure to make this puzzle game a favourite pastime for kids.

This app will help your child excel in the following areas:
* Problem Solving
* Logical and cognitive skills
* Concentration
* Memory
* Linguistic skills

Farm Jigsaw Puzzles 123 Featuring:
7 High quality beautiful farm sceneries including:
* Happy Farm
* The Veggie Patch
* Piggy’s Mud Playground
* Rainbow Creek
* Old Farmer Joe and Friends
* The Barn and
* Goodnight Farm!

* 45 puzzles to be solved
* 5 difficulty levels, ranging from 2-piece puzzles to 16-piece puzzles
* Easy to use interface specifically designed for young children
* Light and cheerful music
* Interactive animation for even more fun
* A hint on/off feature to give optional assistance

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 3.0 or later

Pricing and Availability:
Farm Jigsaw Puzzles 123 1.01 is $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.

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GiggleUp Pty Ltd is a company based in Melbourne, Australia. Our company goal is to create educational apps that empower our kids with learning skills through fun and engaging activities/games. GiggleUp Pty Ltd is a member of Moms with Apps, a collaborative group of family-friendly developers seeking to promote quality apps for kids and families. Copyright (C) 2011 GiggleUp Pty Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Hot App Finder 1.1 for iOS: Free App Finds Apps with Most Improved Sales

Written by admin on July 2, 2011. Posted in Mac News

Greifswald, Germany – rapidrabbit today is pleased to announce Hot App Finder 1.1 for iOS, their free Utility app that displays a list of both the 100 hottest free and 100 hottest paid apps in each of the App Store’s 21 Categories. Unlike similar utilities that list the best selling or most downloaded apps, Hot App Finder uses a proprietary algorithm to find those apps whose sales and/or downloads show the highest rate of increase.

Users can scroll through all the hottest apps updated every six hours, instantly view the full App Store description of each item listed plus screen shots without leaving the app, or follow the link to the App Store to download the selected app. Also included is built-in e-mail and Facebook connectivity, so that users may share their hot app discoveries with friends.

Hot App Finder does three things remarkably well. First, it polls dozens of App Stores around the globe to discover those apps that are the hottest, those with the greatest upward momentum. Second, it displays a ranked list of the first 50 apps in any category, complete with rating, price, and icon, either paid or free, in one or two seconds. And it will continue to add apps in increments of 50 until it reaches 100 or greater. Third, touching any app on the list quickly brings up the complete text of the App Store page, plus all screen shots. Scrolling horizontally, the user can view each screen shot fullscreen, which is particularly dramatic on the iPad.

Hot App Finder includes all 21 different app categories as listed on the App Store. Hot Apps Finder includes the following categories (paid and free listed separately): All, Entertainment, Games, Utilities, Social Networking, Music, Productivity, Lifestyle, Reference, Travel, Sports, Navigation, Healthcare & Fitness, News, Photography, Finance, Business, Education, Weather, Books, and Medical.

Feature Highlights:
* Find hot new apps before they become well known
* Follow the trends in new apps in each category and overall
* Read the complete App Store description with screenshots without leaving the app
* Link directly to download and/or purchase a listed app from the Apple App Store
* Share hot new apps with friends by e-mail or on Facebook from within the app
* Proprietary search algorithm finds the apps that are climbing fast, before they hit the Top 100 in sales or downloads
* All 42 different lists are updated every six hours (21 categories – paid & free)
* Listings are pre-loaded and cached for fast response

“Hot App Finder is an amazing free app that will show you some of the apps that are destined to become top-sellers or top-downloads,” stated Peter Morczinek of rapidrabbit. “You can start using great apps and games months before everyone else when you know which apps are Hot.”

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
* iOS 3.0 or later (iOS 4.3 tested)
* 2.5 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Hot App Finder 1.1 is free and available worldwide through the App Store in the Utilities category.

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rapidrabbit is an independent software and technology development company, founded 2007 in Greifswald / Germany. “Keep it simple and smart” is the motivation to develop modern web applications which are complex but still fun to use. Specializing in open source technology, like Ruby on Rails, rapidrabbit soon became a well known developer in north-eastern germany. By advancing to the iPhone platform rapidrabbit takes the next step in distributing it’s software on an international level. Copyright (C) 2007-2011 rapidrabbit. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.