Archive for February 28th, 2012
The Peek is a new pocket-size gizmo that sends and receives email. At first glance the Peek looks just like the Blackberry. I’m sure it was no accident that the makers of the Peek shamelessly copied the Blackberry design. But, while the two look similar, they are very little in common. The Peek has only one purpose, and that is to send and receive email.
The Peek measures 4″ x 2.7″ x 0.4″ and comes in dark gray, aqua or dark red. On the right is a rolling thumbwheel, that scrolls through lists and menus. Below the wheel is a Back/Cancel button and at the top is the power button. And, that’s it. It is truly a device for the technologically challenged who have no use or desire to have a smartphone or other fancy devices.
In fact, the Peek isn’t concerned with appealing to corporate America who already carry the newest tech gadgets. There are no plug-ins, downloads, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or anything else to make it complicated.
There are only 3 basic screens on the Peek. One screen displays the list of messages while another opens individual messages. The third screen is the preferences screen. I think even my husband, who claims the ATM machine is “too complicated,” could figure this out.
The first time you turn on the Peek, you are asked for your email address and password. The Peek will automatically check for new email messages every 5-15 minutes, based on your preferences. You can be notified of new messages with a chime, vibrating buzz, and a blinking blue light in the corner. You can also check for new messages on command. You can store up to three email accounts in the Peek.
The Peek costs around $100, which may seem a little high. But, for the sake of simplicity and ease of use, it may be worth a little extra for those tired of complicated devices.
Overall, this is thumbs-up Peek review. It is a great little gadget for all of us who have no use for the blackberry, iphone or PDA. There are a few software designs that could have been designed better. The Peek has no formatting at all. That means no stationery, no spell check or even bold and italics.
The Peek [http://peekreview.info] truly is a simple, single-function device that makes sense.
The internet has transformed the way we see communities and pulls us closer together than ever before. With Facebook on a steady climb, many have tried to beat its prowess, and yet none have come to par. This month’s most recent player is Google +(Google Plus); the brain child of Google’s senior vice president Vic Gundotra.
‘’We’d like to bring the nuance and richness of real-life sharing to software. We want to make Google better by including you, your relationships, and your interests. And so begins the Google+ project.”
-Vic Gundotra, Senior Vice President, Engineering (Google).
It’s no Facebook, but Google + has caused a ripple in social media buzz. What is Google +? Well, to put it simply, it’s a tool for more social interaction. It takes what Facebook and Twitter have taught us by making a unique User Interface (UI) that has gotten a lot of great reviews.
Currently being launched by invitation, Google + sure knows how to keep you on your toes. An awesome social media tool for the preferred? Who wouldn’t want to have a piece of that?
The simplicity in the UI of Google + is what users have begun to love. Atop that, the tools are few and easy to use. Instead of having Twitter lists or Facebook groups, Google + introduces Circles that expand as you drag friends into them. It makes a very good visual translation of our social lives and helps us keep track of the friends we prefer. Isn’t how most of us want it?
Let’s admit it; social media tends to create noise on our live feeds. And circles has proven the most practical (and easy to use) tool by Google +. In the same manner, Google + has introduced a new way of video conference with up to 10 of your friends through their Hangouts.
Can’t decide on a place to get together? Take time to talk on Google Hangouts.
In a nutshell, Google + is a nifty tool that Google has introduced to the many social media fans among us who prefer to network on the web. It’s sleek and it’s definitely worth the switch!
Its newly launched Blackberry curve 8250 is impressive one which created the buzz at the time of its launch. Various service provider companies have come up with Blackberry Curve 8250 contract deals.Blackberry is one of the biggest brands in the mobile phone industry whose name says all. These handsets are very economical then to of great use. The Blackberry Curve 8250 too falls in the category of legend gadgets from Blackberry. It’s weight of 106 gm and dimension of 109 x 60 x 13.9 mm makes it look elegant.
Its screen size is of 2.46 inch and its TFT which constitutes of 65K colours. As most of the blackberries comes with QWERTY keypad, this one also has got QWERTY keyboard and Touch-sensitive optical track pad. This device works on Blackberry operating system. It has got 512 MHz processor embedded in it. This handset is inbuilt with social networking applications like facebook, twitter, gravity etc.
You will find almost every feature in this handset which is in demand these days. Its camera is of 2 MP which has got 1600×1200 pixels into it.
Its internal data storage capacity is 256 MB which can be further extended to 16 GB. Its main features are GPRS, HSCSD, EDGE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth which make its functioning much more sophisticated and make it a complete gadget. It has got polyphonic and MP3 ringtones. In the Entertainment group you will get MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA player. DivX, XviD, MPEG4, WMV players are for video viewing. Blackberry Curve Deals is empowered with a strong battery which has a stand by time of Up to 408 hours and Talk time of up to 4 hours and 30 minutes.
Almost all the big players in service providing arena such as Vodafaone, Virgin, Three, T-mobile, Orange have come with Blackberry Curve Contract deals. You can avail this deal on various web portals as well. Almost all the biggies are here on our website with various contract deals. So, without wasting much of your time just click on our web site and get some lucrative and hot deal for you and make this Christmas a memorable one.
During my last article “What is computational Music?” I explained in plain words what’s computational music and what’s going to be anticipated from the software that generates computational music depending on
For young people who have a history of recurrent ear infections it is vital that they be warned that use of personal stereos with headphones is likely to jeopardize their hearing. Right. Maybe it’s high time for me to figure out a way, a new way of absorbing sound to my ears.
There is a new product can help you solve this problem that Both can listen to music and do not affect others rest. it is Bone conduction headphones.
Normal sound waves travel through the air to our ear drums. The ear drums decode these sound waves into a different type of vibrations that are received by the Cochlea, also known as the inner ear. The Cochlea is connected to our auditory nerve, which can transmit the sounds to our brain, so we hear the sound. Perhaps we also have some knowledge about air conduction, but it is much different about bone conduction.
Bone conduction bypasses the eardrums when transmitting sounds. In bone conduction listening, the bone conduction headphones perform the role of your ear drums. The headphones decode sound waves and convert them into vibrations, then the skull transmit the vibrations directly to the Cochlea – so the ear drum is never involved.
Maybe you will feel it is a little incomprehensible about bone conduction, it accompanies us every day. For example: Cover your ears with your hands, and talk to yourself, no matter how small the voice is, you can hear yourself voice, this is the result of bone conduction.
If you see someone on the street wearing headphones in front of the ears but not over the ears, that person is probably not crazy but probably the smartest dude around here, because he’s using bone conduction headphones.
Instead of pumping sound into your ear canal, it relies on the part of temporal bone in front of your ears to conduct the vibration (sound), it is hard to explain how it feels but you can ask your doctor to perform a Rinne’s on you to get the hang of it. Bone conduction is the best when you are list music in loud places, the volume doesn’t have to go up to hurt your ears either. Enough of messing around at science museum,
Using Tramadol and other methods to cope with prescription drug abuse
Though this problem is not widely discussed, we can observe a stable increase in statistics for overdoses and cases of death cuase of narcotic painkillers abuse. As a matter of fact a number of prescription medecines can produce an effct similar to that of opium if taken not as indicated which has made them rather popular among certain groups of the population. Absurdly enough the problem is being partly driven through the work of Medicaid. Beng a specil health insurance fund designed for those who fall below the poverty line and often go without a policy to get appropriate health care the program enables the users get prescriptions from network physician for very small co-payments. This places a terrible temptation in the path of the poor who are often desperate for cash. As the physician would usually be obliged to give out the prescription seeing a patient with a legitimate injury and a medical history showing previous prescriptions without asking many questions or demanding any tests. Thus a prescription for 200 Oxycodone tablets for example at 30 mg could worth about $2,000 if a person interested uses his wits…
This not to say we are to blame the physicians who process as many patients as possible through the consultation process voluntary or under pressure. Actually to mistrust the patients and insist on lab tests to ensure they are actually taking the drugs – is not a standard part of the job if not unpolite or even insulting. Neither this is the fault of the Medicaid program rules sponsoring rge drugs needed for the the socio-unprotected and the poor. It is rather the responsibility of the state regulators and the police to work on changing the state of things. This could begin with issuing new instructions to doctors in order to limit the number of narcotic pills that can be prescribed during some time period without taking the necessary invastigation. With Oxycodone for instance ,this could be fixed to 60-pills-a-year-limit since, as the medicine is mostly used short term, e.g. recovering from surgery.
To change the general approach to pain management is another and a more progresssive approcach. It is necessary to quit the habit of writing prescriptions obviously imposing by thу Big Pharma and offer more access to progressive treatments such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. The method is to set the limit for access to the drugs containing certain substances and instead to teach people to cope with pain and stress applying altrnative pain relief options or relying on safer remedies such as Tramadol when it is too hard to bear pain attacks.
The mesures described above would reduce the medical costs since there is less long-term bills for expensive treatments, less hospital fares for overdose cases, as well as less productivity losses in society – as this should either address the problems of people failing to turn up at work due to drug abuse. As for tramadol use as a safer alternative it gets another benefit of beiing generic meaning lower prices compared to the branded equivalents. And it’s first advantage i sby all nmeans beiing of no or little recreational value making it less likely to be abused. It seems everyone is a winner in case we develop the approaches above in our society.