Web browsers’ Evolution Since 1991

You require a web browser to surf the web and at present there are many to choose from. If your search is for lean browser then Chrome is the one you require. Internet Explorer has still an edge over the other browsers if you want to make sure that web pages load correctly, its not because of internet explorer having superior standards but rather developers on the web are driven to code the webpages that look best on internet explorer. Firefox has also found its market share more than niche market by providing users the customization that’s endless. Safari of Apple contends to run around everyone else. And then there are Flock which is Firefox based and Avant which is internet explorer based which are browser shells.

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Intel to officially show the next line of chips on IDF 2009

On the next Intel Developer Forum on September 22 to 24, the chip maker will exhibit the architecture of its latest and the first lineup of chips made using a 32 nanometer process. The Westmere lineup, scheduled for released in 2010, is intended to be the next line of CPUs for server, desktop and laptop computers.

Smaller, faster and consuming less power than the previous series of chips made using the 45 nanometer fabrication process, the initial release of Westmere series microprocessor features an integrated graphical processing unit (GPU). Aside from multiple core processor architecture, other details include a 4MB cache, an integrated memory controller and an ability to run two threads on each core.

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Windows 7 Feature – Provides Better Customization of Notification Icons and Wallpapers

Windows 7 the latest version of Windows a Microsoft application needs to be providing better features that is what people around the world expect. After all, new should be better than the previous one. At least people expect that from Windows 7 after they are not comfortable with Windows Vista the previous version. Windows 7 has been a promising version with not many saying much negative about them. Here the features of Windows 7 customizing Notification Icons and Wallpaper for the display are discussed to show how these features are better and advanced in Windows 7

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Features In Windows 7 For Better Customized Taskbar, Desktop and Start Menu

Appearance wise Windows 7 GUI is very similar to Windows Vista when you look at it from a distance but on having a closer look you will realize that Windows 7 has improved GUI in a big way. Windows 7 has provided more power along with better customization. You can have better ways to keep frequently-used programs and files to use them easily. The procedures to use the power of windows 7 in the areas of Taskbar, Desktop and Start menu are as follows:

Using Live Thumbnails

The taskbar icons represent currently-running and pinned programs. The two ways by which you can know about icons representing currently-running programs are:

When you move mouse over an icon, each program’s live thumbnails are displayed. In case there are more windows open then live thumbnail of every open window can be seen. If you move your mouse over its thumbnail then full size program window’s preview can be seen. Double clicking its thumbnail will open the program window.

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Ten Things Wrong with US Wireless Services (Part III)

This is the last of a three part article on what is wrong with the wireless telecommunication industry in the United States today.

5. Longer lock-in – From a one year lock-in period between you and your provider to a two year contract, providers realized that the longer they have you in their sights, the better. A longer lock-in period creates an illusion of lower monthly fees by dividing the cost of the phone unit into 24 months instead of 12 months. If you want to opt out, the carrier is more than willing to receive your higher early-termination fee.

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Added Features Of Windows 7 On Desktop, Start Menu And Taskbar

The Windows 7 GUI if you look from a distance is similar to the previous version Windows Vista. It is on having closer look you realize that Windows 7 has done a big improvement by providing more power as well as customization and improved ways to open programs and files that are used number of times.

Gadgets – Getting Maximum out of them

Windows 7 just like Windows Vista has many desktop gadgets like customizable clock, mini Windows Media Player and RSS feed aggregator. Windows 7 does not keep desktop gadgets on the edge of the display at a fixed point rather it allows them to be placed any where on the display. Here is how you can place a gadget at a location on desktop where you desire with the display options you need.

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Ten things wrong with US wireless service (Part II)

We discussed the top 10 reasons why wireless service in the United States is not among the world’s best. Let us discuss the 4th reason which is all about the huge and effortless sums of money wireless service providers make.

Money for nothing-Have you ever heard of the helpful computerized female voice when voice-mailing someone? All 4 providers play similar sounding prompts saying something like “Record your message after the beep. You may hang up when you have finished recording” The voice prompt is about 15 seconds long.

A major provider like Verizon, who has about 70 million customers, is estimated to earn at least $620 million a year extending your minutes just by playing those 15 second long instructions. Not only is this practice tiring, it is such a waste of time. Fortunately there is a way to cut short the helpful voice prompt but the catch is, it differs among the 4 major service providers.

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Freeware Files: How Safe Are Your Secret In Your Computer?

The data on Pc that is very important to you needs to be protected from others, Windows the operating system may not have sufficient security to protect your data. the people with intention to harm others are always one step ahead in cracking the applications. Windows has been declaring that… users are safe when using their application. But in true sense the security provided by Windows application is not. Now the freeware files are there to help you protect your sensitive data. Some of them are listed below!

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How Can You Keep Your Secret Safe With Freeware Files

The privacy features that come along with Windows the operating system are not sufficient for safety of your personal documents. Even if you put the special documents in a folder meant for private user in the PC with operating system Windows then also it is not sure that your files will remain secret. A user with malicious who can work hard with malicious intention can cause mayhem on your files with only condition that he has physical access to your computer system. This is possible in spite of Windows making a declaration that you should not be afraid of external abuse, and that you are safe.

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Ten Things Wrong with US Wireless Services (Part I)

The internet was invented in the United States and the world’s trendiest phone is sold by an American computer maker. A lot of technological innovations were made by Americans. Still, wireless services in the US are terrible. Here in 3 parts are 10 things that make wireless access in the US so backward compared to the rest of the developed world.

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