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The interesting things of Nokia X

noA recently search result mentioned that Nokia X are in the top 10 gadgets of the most sought. The Nokia’s first Android smartphone with the characteristics of Windows Phone has turned out much steal the curiosity of many people. In developing and using Android, Nokia only uses licensed Android Open Source Project (AOSP) from Google. At this license, Google allowed anyone to take advantage of Android for free. Google has established a commitment that Android is an open source operating system. Android used on Nokia X current version is 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. Nokia’s Android operating system version is called Nokia X Software Platform.

Although Nokia X uses Android as the operating system, but the smartphone is using a different interface than the other Android smartphones. Nokia did a lot of modifications to Android, including the change in order to display the Nokia X looks like Windows Phone – called Lives Tiles. Nokia X choose FastLane UI boxy Modern UI similar to the look of Windows Phone.
Nokia does not buy the license of Google Mobile Services (GMS) from Google. This is why Nokia X does not provide directly the core Android applications, such as native application Gmail, Google Maps, Chrome, YouTube, Hangouts, Google +, Google Drive, and Google Search.

To overcome this, Nokia replaced it with the default application from Nokia and Microsoft. The default applications used are MixRadio, HERE for the map service, onedrive to cloud storage services, Outlook for email service, and Skype for voice services. However, Nokia X system does not provide access to the Google Play Store. Nokia is also building its own payment system for the purchase of digital content in the application. In addition to the Nokia Store, Nokia X users can install Android applications with its own applications from online stores from third parties such as Yandex, Mobango, SlideMe and others. As such, Nokia X also allows users to download and install the .apk format applications from sources outside Nokia Store.

TomTom Go 600 GPS Navigator Review

download (3)There is tremendous stress on standalone GPS because of a rapid rise of the number of mapping applications. Tom Go 600, with a 6 inches wide display has great visual appeal. You also get free traffic information and optional voice control using a mobile app. The price is a bit higher in comparison to other gps systems in this section but Go 600 offers more features with a bigger display. POI or point of interest database is amazing and has almost all the businesses for a particular area. There is nothing amazing about interface design and at times, the voice prompts sound complicated.

TomTom Go 600 has a nice elegant design on a plastic black body. The 6 inch touchscreen which is 800 by 400 pixels is capacitive. Customers can touch and zoom on the maps to get more quality for certain places. Smart phone users will find simple to use this GPS. On screen minus and plus signs are also present for the zooming. Total weight of the unit is 10.6 oz. and thickness of 0.9 inch. The product is thin and measures 4.1 by 6.7 inch. The back panel looks prominent with a large speaker. There is a docking port, a micro SD card slot, and a USB charging port. Power key can be found on the top side and looks a bit small in size. Dashboard mounting is done via a small suction cup. There is a small docking station that keeps the suction cup. The cup rests on the dash board. The car charger has a USB using which you can charge the system. There is also a USB cable for charging. You need to press the Menu key to know about the amount of left over battery. This is somewhat sad as there is enough space for a battery symbol on the 6 inches wide display.

Advantages Of Using Power Savers

images (8)A power saver is of great significance in the current scenario of energy crisis. Saving power and energy can be difficult but with the right kind of system, it is quite easy. These gadgets are basically developed to decrease the intake of electricity in households and buildings. There are a variety of valuable features associated with the use of these electric gadgets. Today it is readily available a lot of these gadgets in many of the well-known internet stores at affordable price rates. It is therefore quite essential to know the specifications and functions of these gadgets before choosing to buy it from off-line or online stores.

Beneficial Features:

Some of the most essential advantages of using these gadgets include the following:

Reduction in Energy Charges: One of the major advantages of utilizing these gadgets is that it minimizes the intake of power to a large extent. It also allows to enhance the quality and durability of the electric gadgets.

Safety: Another benefit of using these gadgets is that it assures protection as electric gadgets seldom release shock when it is connected to it.

Easy to Install: These gadgets are super easy to set up as it includes only a few easy features. It can be plugged easily into the sockets for easy usage.

No Fluctuations: Power savers are also developed to decrease spikes and variations in the electric connection. It can be used to stabilize power. It is essential to avail this unique feature in your device before buying it from off-line or online shops.

No Waste of Energy: In most of the electric gadgets, heat energy is created which leads to unwanted energy wastage. This system is developed to decrease the heat generated by various kinds of electric and electronic goods. This also allows to enhance the efficiency of a device.

 

Buy Smartphone Remote Shutter

download (9)If you want to use your smartphone to take excellent images or group photos you might have observed that you have to take the click from an arm’s length or someone from your group have to skip the photo to take the click. But now with the smartphone remote shutter you no more need to fear about losing a click with your kid or family as you can fix the phone at a range and take the click with the shutter which is an intelligent way of catching images just the way you desired them. So the shutter works in compatible with any smartphone be it an iPhone, iTouch, samsung S4, S3 for you to quickly catch the images at the perfect time.

Installation of this smartphone remote shutter to your mobile is also easy to understand as you need not obtain any app but just have to pair it up with your mobile and it immediately works enabling you to take images with your mobile from a range without having the mobile in your side. For initially pairing the shutter company gives you guidelines on how to switch on the shutter with your smartphone to use the device. As most of the newest mobile phones are suitable with this application there is no problems for you to use this shutter which are available in the market that you can select from an efficient organization. The remote shutter for android is available in many shades like red, black and white with a cost varying around $40 that are less in weight and can be quickly taken around wherever you go to use them when needed. The slim ones are durable, sturdy and come in a convenient style that you can also use as a key chain which also creates an excellent gift to your near and beloved. So using this shutter you can appreciate the independence of getting photographs by fixing your camera at a distance and manage photos with the smartphone remote shutter.

Features To Look For In Professional Video Cameras

images (48)If you wish to buy professional cameras, you need certain important functions. For example, if you are a diver and wish to catch the marine creatures, it is important buy a waterproof digital camera. An ordinary camera would not help you catch the same outstanding images. One needs to be very careful while purchasing a professional video camera. Some important functions that must be regarded while purchasing these devices have been listed below. These include:

Portability

Portability is an important factor that needs to be regarded. When purchasing a professional video camera, it is important to select the one that is convenient and handy. This offers a high level of flexibility while using and carrying the product. A majority of devices hitting the market are described as convenient as these are too light to bring around. The devices launched by Samsung, Fuji film, Sony etc. are very portable and falls easily into the pocket. This makes it simple for the users to bring them almost anywhere they wish to. No matter whether you are purchasing a camera just because you love to click pictures or for expert photography, a convenient system is indeed a great choice.

Lens

Another important part of an imaging system is a lens. Depending on your requirements, you can select any of the lenses that meet your work demands well. The type of lens depends on the fact what you want to shoot. You might feel the need to use different types of lens. In such a case, it is advised to select a camera that enables for interchangeable lens. You must clean the lens regularly as to avoid any dirt or dust particles deposited over it. Frequent maintenance is also required. A variety of lens cleaning materials are available in you need to.