2011’s iPhone Killers

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2011's iPhone Killers

The iPhone 4 is currently the most popular phone available at the moment. Everybody likes an underdog so what phones are on the horizon that could potentially challenge the throne of Apple’s mighty mobile phone.

Kyocera Echo

The dual-screen Android smartphone called Kyocera Echo is a first and one which comes from a company that virtually invented the smartphone. As the name suggests the handset comprises of two screens which fold out not too dissimilar to a Nintendo DS. The Echo comes with a host of competitive specifications: 2x 3.5″LCD touchscreens at 800 x 480 resolution

  • 5-megapixel camera with LED flash, autofocus and digital zoom
  • 720p HD camcorder
  • Stereo Bluetooth
  • Full HTML Web browser with Google Search
  • 1GHz Snapdragon processor (QSD 8650 Android)
  • 1 gigabyte (GB) of onboard memory and an 8GB micro SDcard for the external memory card slot supporting cards up to 32GB
  • Voice and text notifications
  • This phone is set to take multi-tasking to a whole new level and is expected to be launched in March.
  • LG Optimus 2X

The LG Optimus 2X is the world’s first dual core smartpone. Initially this device will be launched with Android 2.2 and will be upgraded to Gingerbread once it becomes available. It runs flash and its speedy dual-core processors make the interface quick and smooth. This Android feature filled handset will no doubt go down well when it is launched. Some of its many features can be seen below: Display – 480 x 800 pixels, 4.0 inches

  • 8 MP camera, autofocus and LED flash
  • Dolby Mobile and SRS sound enhancement
  • 8 GB storage, 512 MB RAM
  • MicroSD, up to 32GB memory storage
  • 3G, HSDPA, 10.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
  • 1080p Video
  • Dual-core 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor
  • The LG Optimus 2X is expected to be launched in March.
  • HTC 7
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Acer Liquid Metal Gets a Little Brother

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Acer Liquid Metal Gets a Little Brother

Acer has taken the opportunity to reveal two new cell phones at CES this week, the Liquid Mini and the beTouch E210. In October last year Acer announced the Acer Liquid Metal, the latest model of its smartphone line, which became available in the UK in December. A reasonably spec’d device it unsuccessful to cause much of a stir and can still only be purchased through a limited number of outlets. on around A300, the cost wasn’t extortionate and now it seems that Acer are changing their tack. Judging via the specs it looks like both the Liquid Mini and beTouch E210 will fall firmly into the budget category. Hardware wise, the Liquid Mini is similar to the LG Optimus One or Motorola Citrus. Powered by a 600MHz processor it comes with 512 MegaByte of RAM and the same amount of ROM. The screen is a 3.2 inches capacitative touchscreen display and there’s also a 5 megapixel camera. The specs are sensible but the as yet unannounced price will determine how desirable it is. It retains the same styling as the Liquid Metal and will be present in a choice of five colours.

The beTouchE210 is a very different phone for Acer and offers a BlackBerry-like form factor with a full QWERTY keyboard beneath a 2.6 inches screen. There’s Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity plus a 3.2 megapixel camera on the rear of the device. Powering the beTouch is a 416MHz processor backed up via 256 MegaByte of RAM and 512 MegaByte of ROM. As the less than catchy name advises this device is aimed at a business user, whereas the Liquid Mini would seem to be targeted at a younger audience. Both cell phone will be running Android 2.2. The beTouch will be the first of the pair launched in … Continue reading ...

Electrical and Electronics Installers Job Description

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Working as an Electrical and Electronic Installer or Electronic Technician requires adept knowledge and skill in electronic technology as well as experience in the management and repair of various electronic devices and mechanisms. By understanding the skill and educational requirements to qualify for this position you can tailor fit your application to successfully qualify and get hired. Electronic Installers can expect a range of anywhere from the basic salary range to an increase of 30.00 per hour based on experience, skill and training as well as placement for the job. Working as an electronic technician requires certification and study from an accredited technical institution that provides learning courses for electronic technology and electrical engineering.

Electrical and Electronics Installers Job Description
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Working as an Electrical and Electronic Installer is a multi-facet job. You can be assigned in various fields and is often the kind of job that exposes you to different industries across the region. You can work as an independent contractor, set up your own electronics installation and repair shop or work for a company that specializes in electronics services. Most of the time, your work as an electronic installer is required for small businesses or companies that require an expert to come in and install multiple function systems, bulk electronics installations and industrial sites that require the expertise of an electronics consultant. Experienced and specialized electronic technicians work as laboratory technicians and study the effects of new technology electronics before they are released for consumer use.

As an electronic technician you can also provide instruction through the creation of repair manuals and installation guides that can be used by facilities and maintenance departments in a company or small business. You may also be hired to train facility personnel to perform basic electronics repair and troubleshooting for companies that opt to hire their in-house … Continue reading ...

Exploring All That Technology Can Do for You

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Exploring All That Technology Can Do for You

Technology is improving and there is no area of your life that technology is unable to touch. It is a vast part of your work and personal life. Most people are not using half of the amount of technology that they could be using to do things that they need to do.

Your Health Care

Health care is a big issue, but it does not have to be. There are people that are using the Internet to get more information on choosing a primary care provider. There are reviews online. People that are looking for a physician have the ability to find out what other patients are saying about the service that they are getting. This is helpful, but this is just the beginning of what technology brings to the health care industry.

People that are using tablets and smart phones are now able to get a checkup form a doctor through a video conferencing method. This is new and intriguing in the smart device environment, and a lot of millennial patients are embracing this. There are so many people that are not feeling well, but they do not have the time to get to the doctor. Some people don’t have the ability to get themselves out of bed. In situations like this a conference with a doctor through smart technology is certainly helpful.

The Smart Phone and Smart Home

Another thing that has made people take notice of the growth of smart phone technology is the smart home. It is easier for people to control things in the home when they have apps that allow them to control temperatures and lighting. This is one of big reasons that people are interesting changing their way their homes look inside. They want to get the contemporary appliances and connections that … Continue reading ...

The Various Ways Technology Is Changing the Business World

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The Various Ways Technology Is Changing the Business World

The last couple of decades have seen a tremendous growth in the technology utilized throughout the business world. Almost overnight businesses without physical locations were booming surviving on the online traffic generated through the internet. There’s no doubt that technology is becoming a major shifter in the way businesses are interacting with their customers.

Mobile Integration

No longer do you need to have a brick and mortar business. In fact, many very profitable businesses operate without a physical location. Everything from connecting with coworkers to talking with clients is easily achievable through online software programs on mobile devices. Now, customers can order products via their smartphone. Behind the scenes, the inventory selection, invoicing, and shipping all is done by a mobile-enabled software of the business’s choosing. Whole businesses can be run with a simple smartphone.

Customer Relationship Management

Gone are the days of filing cabinets and long-time employees that know every single customer you have. Thanks to customer relationship management software, employees can have all the information they need about a client before they even get in contact with them. This also makes keeping up with your clients easy. From emailing them on their birthday to reminding them of their semi-annual appointment, various software programs can streamline the relationships that you have with your customers in seconds. Compare this to paying employees hours to sort through customer data.

Decreasing Overhead Costs

While technology does come at a price for the latest equipment and software, it pays for itself many times over. The speed at which a software program can handle work that took hours for a single employee to do is amazing. In fact, many employee positions have been replaced with computerized programs that ensure fast results and no human error. The quickness of these programs allows for business … Continue reading ...