Windows Phone Development is a new technology platform in the market in comparison to the other well known mobile development verticals. During its short tenure, it has emerged as a valuable vertical and as of now, is projecting itself as a capable competitor to the existing rivals, of the likes of Android and iOS. This article takes a dig at the most feasible reasons leading to the widespread popularity, followed by the mention of prominent apps from various Windows Phone categories that fare way better than their counterparts.
Probable Reason behind Windows Phone development
A bulk of credit to the popularity of this mobile development domain goes to the extension of the Windows Phone 8 OS to multiple devices, such as HTC, Nokia Lumia and Huawei, which has also worked actively in motivating the professionals to develop exclusive Windows Phone apps. Yet another prominent factor in this regard is Voice command, which is the latest feature addition in the Windows Phone family. This feature helps users to operate the phone and apps using voice commands. They can call, make Bing search
Optimizing overall performance of your PC is definitely an important reality. The version of Windows today proves to have a better performance, which may relate the memory usage of other applications. For Windows monitoring as well as trouble shooting, Windows offers well-known tools like Task Manager, Resource Monitor, and MSConfig. These tools tend to be effective and easy to work with, however they represent only a tiny portion of what Windows system optimizing applications can accomplish. Many Windows optimizing programs provide you with levels of depth and detail that are intelligible and helpful merely to professional users, however, plenty of other tools can assist average users to find out what is happening behind the scene. Here is a free highlight.
These tools usually come with a combination of cost-free Windows programs which help users optimize, twist, repair, cleanup as well as accelerate your Windows. Some of the functionality you might be looking for are Disk Cleaner, Registry Cleaner, File Recovery, File Shredder, Auto Clicker, WiFi Hotspot Creator, Keylogger, Shortcut Fixer, File Splitter & Joiner, File/Folder Monitor, Resource Extractor, Empty Folder Remover and
In 2012 Microsoft launched Windows 8. In some respects, the idea behind the new platform was to bridge the gap between Windows on PC’s / laptops and the new touchscreen devices such as tablets and mobile phones.
Sadly, Windows 8 was not the success Microsoft had hoped for, with many users complaining about the huge departure away from familiar layouts. This resulted in confusion and frustration about what can essentially be called an unfinished platform.
Moving on a year, Microsoft has launched version Windows 8.1. With the majority of existing Microsoft users deciding to reject the initial Windows 8 upgrade, is this the right time for them to consider 8.1? Also, what about existing Windows 8 users? Should they upgrade too?
Virtually all PC’s and laptops are now sold with either Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 operating system. Therefore, when investing in new hardware in the future, there is no escape and you will be forced to accept the latest platform over your preferred option.
Additionally, Microsoft have announced that they will cease supporting Windows 7 from January 2015, and therefore it’s inevitable that you will need to adopt this latest offering even if
Windows Phone 7 marketplace is Microsoft’s virtual store to download apps, games, music, TV shows, movies, podcasts-in other words, everything that makes your Windows Phone 7 more fun and useful. In this article, you’ll learn how to find and buy great Windows Phone 7 apps and entertainment in Marketplace. I’ll also cover the Games hub. With its strong Xbox pedigree, Windows Phone 7 is quickly shaping up to be a killer gaming machine.
You’ll find Marketplace on both your phone and PC. Think of the PC version as the flagship store: It has everything Microsoft has to offer. The Marketplace hub on your phone is a branch outlet. It deals only in apps, games, and music. But the hub has the advantage of convenience, since you can shop directly on your phone. By the way, not everything in Marketplace costs money. Many apps and games are free. Some paid apps in Marketplace also let you try them before you buy them.
Speaking of games, Windows Phone is the first mobile device to fully weave in Xbox LIVE, Microsoft’s hugely popular online gaming service, with more than 20 million subscribers. If you’re one of them, you’ll have
First Computer Invented:
Most people when they think of first computer invented they think Bill Gates. This, however, is not true, for the computer was invented long before Bill Gates was around. Bill Gates only revolutionized the computer, buy creating a more compact and useful form of the computer and making it available to everyone with a job.
There are many people out there who would say that the first “computer” was the abacus, invented in Asia about 5000 years ago. I however, wouldn’t.
The first of the “modern” computers was invented during World War II, in 1941 by a German engineer named Konrad Zuse. Its name was the Z3 and it was used to help design German airplanes and missile’s. Then in 1943, the Allied forces developed a computer called Colossus. It helped decode German messages.
The Mark I, designed by Howard H. Aiken, an engineer working with Harvard and IBM. The Mark I was positively huge, taking up half of a football field. It was useful though and it helped to create ballistic charts for the US Navy during the war.
Shortly after this, came the Electronic Numerical
Windows Vista, scheduled for release on January 30th, 2007 has something for everyone, from tight security and stunning new graphics to some new bundled applications. In fact, there is much that this new operating system has to offer, that it will be a real test for the hardware configuration of your PC. With its sleek new look and eye-catching interface, actually it’s what’s under the hood that impresses the most. Microsoft’s done a great job of improving security across the board as this was their priority when they were developing Vista in the first place. Features like Windows and spyware library updates are streamlined, and I definitely appreciate the more robust Backup software.
Internet Explorer is the new web browser that comes with Windows Vista, but as we all know you can download it for XP as well, so this article won’t focus on it. Windows Media Player 11 can also be installed to the XP system. A really intriguing stuff is the Windows Sidebar, which puts real-time weather info, stock quotes, system status, RSS feeds, and other information on the display.
This article puts the focus on the top new features in Window Vista, things
Rapid advancements in electronics and telecommunications technology brought about a revolution in the way people communicate. The computer, which used to be bulky and immobile, is now ubiquitously incorporated into a smartphone via mobile operating systems like the Windows Phone. Intelligent mobile computing is the current trend of mobile devices more than the basic telecommunication capabilities. Now, the consumer market get to enjoy the advanced features of this premier mobile operating system, unlike before in which the older Windows Mobile platform was aimed primarily for the enterprise market.
The Windows Phone, which was previously known as the Windows Phone 7 Series, was launched in the fourth quarter of 2010. Microsoft’s latest and most advanced system features a user-friendly user interface by making use of Metro, the design language also used for the upcoming Windows 8 operating system. This overarching scheme allows end-users to transition smoothly between Windows fully functional and mobile operating systems by providing consistent style and format.
As part of Microsoft Corporation’s aim for semi-open development, the Windows Phone mobile operating system integrates third-party services created by independent developers. Several Microsoft services are, of course, pre-installed in the product. Service updates can also be
First you need to find out if you really need new windows.
Here are some questions for you, answer as if the cost wasn’t an issue:
- In Winter time frost or ice forms on the inside of your windows panes?
- You never get to hear your fridge motor, even at nights?
- You live on a busy street and cars and noises bother you all the time?
- In cold weather your windows let the cold air in, you can see your draperies moving and feel cold air sometimes?
- Your windows are difficult to operate, elders and children may be at risk in case of emergency? (Are your windows too heavy?)
- Are your frames rotten, or you have dry rots around the outside of your windows?
- Are your windows are aesthetically unappealing?
- Can you see light through your window frames?
- Are you just looking to save money on your energy bill?
- You got aluminum framed windows and these are damaged, faded to rusted brown, yellowish, or so.?
- Do you see broken seals around your window frames, the grids are fallen, or have another major issue?
- You are building an addition or remodeling a room?
- You got a room that is too dark, has a nice area for a better window
After a gap of nearly 5 years, Microsoft released the latest version of Windows which is named as Vista. With a name change from Longhorn to Vista, the stable version of Windows is expected to be released during November 2006. The beta version of this software is already available as a free download. If you have a lot of patience or a very high speed internet connection then you can download Vista which is nearly 2.5 GB in size.
Microsoft promises that Vista will have plenty of new features which includes updated graphical user interface (GUI), Windows DVD Maker – a new creation tool for multimedia – and totally revamped audio, print and networking sub-systems. Vista will make use of peer-to-peer technology to make file sharing between networked computers easier. With the inclusion of Virtual PC in Vista, Microsoft claims that running previous versions of Windows simultaneously on the same machine will not be a problem
The developers can make use of the Net Framework version 3.0 introduced in Vista. This version is claimed to be easier to work with than the traditional Windows API.
The most common criticism of Windows XP is its unstable
Nokia is on a crusade to get their name back on top with the help of Windows Phone. No doubt you’ve already heard about Nokia’s partnership with Microsoft’s new Windows Phone software.
The software is an amazing alternative to people getting tired of the Android – iOS battle already. It’s high time someone actually made a software capable being refreshing and engaging at the same time, not just for the sake of being different.
With BlackBerry effectively out of the game, Microsoft has moved in to takes its place in the Big Pantheon of smartphone software greats, and it shows they’re here to stay with the Windows Phone.
If you’re looking to sell your phone for an upgrade, or if you’re in a bind, then the Nokia Lumia 610 is a great phone for you.
The Lumia 610 has average build quality, which is expected for its price range.
The plastic body is very nice despite the materials used. As always, Nokia manages to make durable phones despite the price.
Regarding the shape, it looks very close to its more expensive sibling, the Lumia 710. Both feature a rectangular shape with
This article will discuss the differences between the Linux and Windows operating software’s; we discuss some of the pro’s and con’s of each system.
Let us first start out with a general overview of the Linux operating system. Linux at its most basic form is a computer kernel. The Kernel is the underlying computer code, used to communicate with hardware, and other system software, it also runs all of the basic functions of the computer.
The Linux Kernel is an operating system, which runs on a wide variety of hardware and for a variety of purposes. Linux is capable of running on devices as simple as a wrist watch, or a cell phone, but it can also run on a home computer using, for example Intel, or AMD processors, and its even capable of running on high end servers using Sun Sparc CPU’s or IBM power PC processors. Some Linux distro’s can only run one processor, while others can run many at once.
Common uses for Linux include that of a home desktop computing system, or more commonly for a server application, such as use as a web server, or mail server. You can even
Nowadays on the market there are products that offer PC lock solutions. The idea is that you have a small “e-tablet” dongle in your hands and a receiver connected to USB port. It works like a car key.
By using your Bluetooth compatible mobile could do the same – just come in and Windows gets logged on – just step out – and it gets locked/hibernated. There are a few programs that provide such solution. They are: Wireless PC locks (GoldLantern, FrozenCPU, TrippLite), AccessAngel and Rohos Logon Key.
Listing each program’s advantages and disadvantages would be time consuming thus I would like to take note of Rohos Logon Key software.
The Rohos Logon Key enables to use wireless devices equipped with BlueTooth for computer security. Your mobile phone or pocket PC, Palm, Nokia plays the role of your wireless key from your computer. It provides automatic Windows access approaching the computer with mobile phone. Computer will be protected with password, but you don’t have to enter it manually, thus making life easier for lazybones J.
When you step away from computer – Rohos Logon automatically locks the screen.
Using a generous 15-day trial
High-end mobile phones, also commonly known as smartphones, are increasingly becoming relevant to businesses. It is not uncommon for companies to align their business and software strategies with the technology developments, of which smartphone use is one of the reigning trends. Given their greater built-in functionalities, smartphones make it easier for everyone in the business arena – from the primary decision makers to the working professionals – to do and accomplish things quicker.
Smartphones have become a constant companion of CEOs and workers alike who want to keep themselves organized without having to carry a bunch of bulky gadgets. These days, handsets are “smart” enough to offer flexibility with tasks such as taking and reviewing notes; setting appointments; or reviewing documents and contracts – all while its user is on the move.
Smartphone functionalities that have been proven to be highly usable for enterprises include map access, satnavs and information sharing features, all of which have become indispensable tools for international business marketing, while taking entrepreneurs a step ahead of their daily schedules.
Quite expectedly, smartphone use has seen an upsurge in recent months, indicating an unrelenting expansion of the smartphone market. Global leader in