Siri is a well-known virtual personal digital assistant only supports iPhone 4S. Android doesn't have any apps like siri by default.But there are some alternatives that acts something like Siri. But some developers come up to show some Siri like apps for android. unlike the Google voice search app, these personal digital assistants , will answer to your queries, do texting for you and always ready to interact with you. In a few words, here's some apps like siri for android that more like Siri but not in perfection.
Saturday, December 31, 2011
Siri is a new generation speech-recognition application that utilizes the best of artificial intelligence. Unlike other applications like google voice search, you can speak to Siri, and it can speak back to you. Unfortunately, Siri is only available on the iPhone 4S and Apple has no plans to add Siri to older iPhones. But within a few days after iPhone 4S has released, there were workarounds available to get siri on iPhone 4/3GS. Many users have to taken their phone to jailbreaking to add Siri, but it 'll not be a good idea if jailbreaking and workarounds not operate the way they should. www.eweek.com published the top 10 reasons not to jailbreak iPhone to install siri.
Friday, December 30, 2011
The student friendly Aakash tab has been a talk among the blogs and social media for its cheaper price. Many readers asked about the limitations of aakash tab, the lowest priced tablet ever (Rs. 2500),. If you're planning to buy an aakash tab, keep these points in mind.
Definitely you want to preview the video before it's downloading to ensure that the video that you're being downloading is correct one and the quality is good. But most of the downloading sites such as mediafire or megaupload, doesn't allow you to preview the video or anything. It's also a waste of time to preview the file first then downloading, from sites like youtube. I have some solutions for you to play the videos while downloading from any site on your android phone .
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
The new version of Mozilla Firefox 9, is upon us. It's time to scribble down the features of the newest version of Firefox and some of its pros and cons. It's a fact that the Mozilla started emulating Google chrome at the design part as they tend to minimize the interface like other competitors Internet Explorer 9 and Opera 11.5. Some benchmarks shows the Firefox 9 competing and matching chrome with speed of execution of java script but some other tests indicates some trails.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Regardless of the operating system's we're using like android,windows, Macintosh, iOS, it's an all time requirement of an internet user to have a nice file download manager for PC as well as mobile phones and tablets. The basic requirement of such a software is to pause or resume the downloads and manage them is a specific way. A download manager is not always required to be a download accelerator because the downloading speed always a function of your internet connection speed. But they can optimize the downloads and make sure that you're not wasting your bandwidth.
This article lists the best download managers for Windows 7 OS.
Sunday, December 25, 2011
Nokia mobile phone user are very familiar with the file type with extension .nth.NTH file is a unique file type based on the Nokia series 40 OS. The letters NTH stand for Nokia theme. The theme files for Nokia mobile phones in the S-40 range are usually available to download in .nth format.
Saturday, December 24, 2011
One of the most popular applications in the android market is the Official Facebook app with over 100,000,000 plus downloads. This application helps you to connect to Facebook in one touch and sharing your photos from gallery direct to Facebook. But many of the reviews and user experiences shows that the official Facebook app for android is not the best!. Talking about my own experiences, it doesn't seems to be efficient in terms of speed and interface is confusing and laggy..
Friday, December 23, 2011
The revolution in android tablet PC market will be continued in 2012 as many Indian companies are competing to produce cheap tablets, and the Akash tablet has become a last fighter among them. Many Indian companies provided tablets less than RS. 3000 earlier and Akash and its follower Ubislate 7 are better options among them. We can say that Akash is the cheapest tablet computer ever.! Here's the list of best and cheap tablets available in India other than Aakash.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
The commercial version of the economic tablet computer Akash 2 or Ubislate 7 is available to pre-book now. The ubislate 7 is expecting to be ready to deliver in the late January 2012. When it comes to the features and specifications of Akash 2, it gains upper hand over the student version of Akash tab in terms of both hardware and software. Even if you decide on not purchasing this student friendly tablet make sure that which ever tablet you go buy has access to social media applications. It is important to recognize that social media and advanced tablet technology can help students learn and grow in the tech world.
Here's the full list of features and specifications of ubislate 7.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
The student version of the smartly priced akash tablet computer - Akash 1 has now sold out. But you can now pre-book online commercial version of Aakash tablet, known as Ubislate 7 which will be available on late January 2012. Just fill your name and required informations and you'll get a booking ID sent to your email address.. When the tab is ready to be delivered, you'll get a confirmation call and email from the support . Note that it'll take about one week for the tab to be delivered to you..The payments will be based on cash on delivery (COD) system.
Sunday, December 18, 2011
Google cloud print is a free Google service based on cloud computing theory to share your printer online for those you selected from the applications you use everyday. It can print your emails, documents of almost all formats - pdf, doc, docx etc from any mobile phone or computer that connected to internet. The advantage is that you dont need any additional printer drivers or hardware to use this service. However google chrome browser can help you to easily use this service via a free extension called Print Using Google Cloud Print™. Here's a short guide to how to use this extension.
Friday, December 16, 2011
There are many methods to get recovered from write protected error from pen drives. To format a transcend write protected pen drive use the following utilities one by one and find yourself one that works for your pen drive.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
The Windows live essentials is a free software suite from Microsoft that includes a bunch of useful programs including social communication, messaging and multimedia software's. When it comes to writing blog posts, there is a wonderful editor cum publisher called Windows Live Writer which simplifies blog publishing with almost all major blogging platforms.
Saturday, December 10, 2011
Here's some useful Google chrome extensions that will help you to take high quality HD like screenshot of web pages. These plugins are very easy to use and very useful especially for bloggers. All of them can save the image file as png and jpeg formats to maintain high quality.
There's an android application called seismo make use of your android phone's accelerometer sensor. This cool app senses almost all little shake or motion of the phone and can work as a seismograph or Richter scale to measure earthquakes. The app can also be used to test the sensitivity of your phone's accelerometer. While running this app it records even very minute shake of the phone and produce a chart. It can monitor vibrations in 3 axis of movement.
Friday, December 9, 2011
As the name indicates, it's a sensational android mobile phone with dual core 1.2 GHz Scorpion processor, can beat even the Samsung Galaxy SII in terms of processing power and display resolution. The handset got a large super LCD display which is ideal for watching HD videos. But, when it comes to battery life, these plus points are become somewhat reduces the battery life as it only last for a day with 1520 mAh Li-ion battery. although the battery life depends on the usage characteristics, we can boost the battery life by keeping some important points as in the case of any android phone. Here's the best tips to make your HTC sensation alive even after 7 PM.
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
In India, Certain websites including Government websites wont allow you to upload images greater than 50KB or 75KB in size while filling their application forms. But pictures taken from digital camera or scanner is usually 100 times greater than this size around 5MB to 7MB. Also thse big image size will cause problems when you want to attach images to emails, uploading to social networking websites like Facebook, Google Plus etc. It'll take lot of time and data to upload such pictures.
Android mobile phones comes with some good ringtones . I extracted the stock android ringtones from my Samsung galaxy ace s5830 so that you can use them in your non android phone. All these files are in .ogg format, you can play them in your computer using vlc mediaplayer or something else.
Android provides the option to add custom phone ringtone and alarm tones by default. but you may find difficulty in setting your own notification ringtone in android. Airdroid app comes once again not only helps you to add custom notification ringtone, also you can copy all ringtone files on your computer from android phone so that you can use them on another mobile phones. It's very simple and straight forward process and you don't need to download any other apps.
Monday, December 5, 2011
Sometimes you need to send your installed android apps or games to your friends. but unless you have the installation apk file, you wont be able to send them directly. One way to overcome this problem is to extract apk from the installed apps and send it via bluetooth or some other ways. Here, I'll share two methods which are found easier to extract apk files from android apps which are downloaded from android market.
Here's a text messaging solution for you that can cut down your Sms bills. Jaxtrsms is a unique mobile texting application that can send free sms from your mobile app to all mobile phones worldwide. This app can send messages to all your address book whether they have the app or not. The application is available on all major mobile platforms like android, iphone, java, Symbian, etc.
Sunday, December 4, 2011
When it comes to control your android device from your PC, Airdroid android application comes to help you. I just experienced this awesome free application and what more to say, its cool application. The main advantage of Airdroid is that it uses WiFi connectivity of your android phone to completely take control of your device from PC. You can read messages, hear music that stored on phone on computer, view contacts, check call details, check phone status, transfer files from memory card to pc at higher speeds, moreover its your phone inside the pc.
We use computers and internet day bay day, as a tech blogger I am forced to talk about spyware's. Spyware is a piece of software that gathers and reports information about a computer user without his knowledge and show ads that not really the user wants. malwares are also part of spyware, more broadly spyware is a family of related malware products.
Saturday, December 3, 2011
Google chrome and Mozilla Firefox are the most popular web browsers today. One Common complaint about these browsers is that they eats a lot of memory (RAM) while viewing web pages. It slows down your pc if the websites are large or you've more opened tabs. Conditions are even worse if you're using an old pc which has less resources. In this post, here's few tips to reduce memory usage of google chrome browser. Few of them will also applicable to firefox.
Did you experience some bugs from your smasung galaxy ace smartphone, after upgrading its firmware to gingerbread 2.3.4 DDKQ5.? Then it's time to fix some of the known bugs including the home screen lag with the new official firmware update of galaxy ace S5830. After this upgrade, the android version remains the same gingerbread 2.3.4 and the following has changed.
- Baseband version - S5830DDKQ6
- Kernel version - 22.214.171.124-perf-CL561540root@DELL148#1
- Build number - GINGERBREAD.DDKQ6
There is no visual changes in the above update, but I felt that the overall touch response is increased a bit. Better battery life one major advantage. But after this update, you might have some connectivity problem like I mentioned in the previous post. Anyway I didn't found anything wrong with update other than this. You can update it via kies. Follow the procedures below:
Recently, I've upgraded my android phone Samsung galaxy ace to new firmware. But after doing this, there are problems arised related to WiFi. Before the firmware upgrade to android 2.3.5, there was no difficulty in connecting WiFi to my mobile as it automatically connects when I switch on WiFi. But the upgrade cuases to show "Obtaining IP Address" on the WiFi settings page and it never connects.
Friday, December 2, 2011
This post gives you an option to download the latest version of most popular browser google chrome in its standalone offline installer format which is not available directly from google. It is slightly difficult to up to date with google chrome as google releases their Dev/beta versions of the browser very frequently. unfortunately there is no efficient methods to update chrome easily under the hood. So the best way to update google chrome is to download the google chrome full setup or offline installer rather than trying the google's two step process.
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Today I found a useful plugin for google chrome which will fix the stuck pixels on your LCD screen without much effort. A stuck pixels are small dots on your screen which will not change its colour even though it should. Rubbing screen to fix this problem might harm your display sometimes, but this software method is 100% secure. Please note that all the stuck pixels cant be repaired using this software/addon.
Recently, I got an email from Skype informed me that they are giving a 75 minutes free credits to me. All I have to do is enter a voucher code that comes along with that mail on their website. I did exactly what they said and they delivered my order just now.. Now I can call mobile or land line worldwide using skype for 75 minutes. Anyway it was a nice gift. Do anyone have such emails? Please report.!