What You Should Have Done Before Installing Windows 7 SP1

Original Windows 7 version is a success for Microsoft. So many users don’t show much interest about the 1st service pack of Windows 7. And SP1 of Windows 7 don’t include many things, even nothing new. It only combines all the updates you received via Windows Update over the year.
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But it is recommended to install SP1 of Windows 7 by Microsoft. Microsoft offers SP1 to you in two ways- one by Windows Update and another is via Microsoft Download Center. Now let’s take a look at different points you should know before proceed your Windows SP1 installation:
  1. For installing SP1 from Windows update your computer must have 750MB of RAM for 32-bit Windows 7 and 1050MB for 64-bit Windows 7.
  2. When you are using stand alone download from Download Center then you need 4.1GB RAM for 32-bit system and 7.4GB RAM for 64-bit system.
  3. Before installing SP1 please scan your whole computer for viruses and disable your 3rp party antivirus after that.
  4. You must update all your device drivers according to date.
  5. You must have extra space on your C drive to complete the installation.
  6. Ensure continuous power supply when the SP is installing.

how to install windows 7 service pack 1

Apple Going to Announce iPad 2 on March 2, Specs Unknown

After lots of tablet announcements in last 2 months like Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, LG Optimus Pad or Motorola Xoom its time for Apple to show their innovation. And Apple has the mighty iPad series on their hand. It is now almost confirm that Apple will ready to unveil iPad 2 at a special event on March 2 in San Francisco. But as always Apple keeping the secret perfectly- we don’t have the idea how will be the iPad is.
ipad 2 specs
Form the invitation card image we guess that it will looks almost like original iPad. We expect iPad 2 has at least a dual core processor with better graphics this time. It will be available sometimes in April. And its price will be close to its predecessor, iPad.
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iOS 4.3 is Coming to iPhone in March

We just heard that Apple iOS 4.3 is almost ready to launch because it comes to Gold status now. Apple is going to hold a press conference next week. They might announce their iPad 2 there. And we hope iOS 4.3(bulid number 8F190) will be released after that. Because it is important to fill the functionality gap between the GSM and the CDMA versions of the iPhone 4. iOS 4.3 will be available for iPhone 4, iPhone 3gs, iPad and iPod Touch.

Next iPhone 5 Might Have NFC Support

iphone 5 nfc capabilityiPhone 4 is going to complete its one year of journey in May 2011. That’s the time we are expecting the next iPhone, iPhone 5. And a Apple patent picture gives us something interesting. It shows E-Wallet button at the home screen menu. Which means Apple is going to include NFC support to their next iPhone. All the present high-end phone are capable of doing Near Field Communications. Now wait and see the next iPhone.

iPhone 4 is the Best Mobile Phone of 2010

The Global Mobile Awards announced at the last day of Mobile World Congress 2011 in Barcelona. And after all speculation Apple iPhone 4 received the honor of being the best mobile phone of 2010 for setting pace for smartphone with great screen, sharp design, fantastic materials, and phenomenal ecosystem for app developers. In addition, HTC received the award for best mobile phone manufacturer of the year for its excellent market presence with strong portfolio of devices. Moreover, HTC Desire is regarded one of the best Android running phones.
iphone 4 is the best mobile phone of 2010
To see the full list of winners and judges' comments go to the Awards' site now. To buy unlocked iPhone 4 from Amazon click here.

Apple iPad Review: Disadvantages, Drawbacks of iPad At a Glance

‘A magical and revolutionary product’, Steve Jobs introduce iPad to world one year ago by this word. No matter what is iPad itself but we can see that it changes the present computing world a lot. All the top global manufacturers now interested to sell their tablet computers like iPad to the people. But no one can catch iPad till now. It has so many features inside such as- brilliant LED backlit 9.7-inches IPS display, 1 GHz Apple A4 CPU, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 12.7 mm thin, 10 hours of battery life, Accelerometer and compass etc. But after all these Apple iPad has some drawbacks. In this iPad review, I mainly focus on this lacking of iPad for your consideration.
disadvantages of iPad
Apple iPad Disadvantages List-
  • You still cann’t use iPad as a tablet computer. It lacks is both hardware and software department. It is not built for high end tasks. A $500 price gadget must have better computing ability than iPad.
  • The 3G iPad model comes with a SIM card slot. But surprisingly yet you can’t use your iPad for SMS and voice call. It’s only supports 3G connection for internet. Other iPad competitors like Samsung’s Tablet computer allows SMS and voice calls on their tablet PC making it into an instant mobile phone.
  • It doesn’t support standard SIM. You must use Mic-SIM in you Apple iPad. But if you’re using iPad bought from AT&T in US then you cannot go for another service provider or use it as a cell phone outside of the US.
  • At the time of release, iPad does not support multitasking. But after a software upgrade to iOS 4.2 iPad supports multitasking. But it is still difficult to use. It is merely not possible to have more than one application running at a time even for a brief span to send a quick mail or a message.
  • With a size of (242.8) x (189.7) x (13.4) mm, the iPad is good for nothing. It comes not so handy. It doesn’t fit on most pouches so you might need an extra case for it. A tablet must be smaller like Samsung Galaxy TAB.
  • Since the device does not come with a camera or a web cam, it is not possible not snap a picture or even use the video chat when chatting on your IM. This is another major disadvantage of iPad that makes it a real inferior among other competitors. Cameras are undeniably indispensable features for a mobile device like a tablet pc.
  • No support for flash based applications. You cannot view a website properly if it has a lot of flash based on plug-ins or is completely flash based website. Even flash based Facebook apps are not supported in iPad. This will make your internet use horrible.
  • iPad don’t have a USB port or MicroSD card slot. You could use a USB device only through an accessory.
  • Lack of high definition output in terms of both video and does not facilitate a comfortable reading of e-book.
  • No real GPS receiver in iPad though there is cell-tower triangulation.
  • iTunes required for uploading content to your iPad from PC.
  • No exchangeable battery for iPad like iPhone.
  • Tethering is particularly useful to take advantage of your mobile phone’s internet connection. Apple officially announced that iPad do not support tethering even if you have their iPhone. Either this is due to lack of necessary technology in the iPad or simply because Apple wants to protect the sales of their 3G Model.
Everybody is getting an iPad without considering its cons. If you want to solve some of these problems in iPad then jailbreaking is a helpful solution for as long as you’re willing to void your warranty from Apple. To buy new iPad now, Amazon is definitely the right place. Because the are selling it just for $351.

Microsoft Office 15 Emphasis on New Features and Connectivity

Microsoft Office 2010(codename Office14) is also a successful product like Windows 7. Therefore, when Microsoft is developing their new office program, which replaces Office 2010 must be better than Office 2010 in every context. According to Microsoft, Office 15 is the next natural step in their suite of application investments. Nevertheless, they say very little about their Office 15 and its release date.

One thing we heard of Office 15 is it will be able to edit image and video office 15 beta release datesuccessfully without the necessity of another editor application. Moreover, most importantly there is some kind of presence of ‘Cloud Services’ in Office 15. Some application that makes Cloud operations user and business friendly and accessible would be welcome. For educational users there are more features and functions.

There is also the integration of social interactions on the consumer and business fronts. For Windows Live Messenger there are unified communications, including better interoperability. And there must be some use of SkyDrive throughout the Office 15 we guess.

We also heard another thing. Microsoft try to build some kind some ‘Meeting’ application for commercial use. It is something like business intelligence/charting type app. Microsoft has done work on every phase of meetings, from Outlook invitations, to note taking (with OneNote), to broadcasting (with some of the new features in PowerPoint 2010). Some type of app that implements a “meeting” technology might certainly seem in line.

But we are still in dark about its progress and release date. However, 2012 is the possible release date of Microsoft Office15. In addition, I guess they will do it before Windows 8 release.

Windows 7 Sells 300 Million Licensed Copies in 15 Months

We have the Windows 7 total sells number in our hand. Windows 7 was released in 2009 22 October. Since than Microsoft sells 300 million copies of Windows 7 until December of 2010. We also informed earlier that Windows 7 sells number in 1st 1 year was 240 million.

Microsoft reported its Q2 earnings on 27 January mentioning that with the success of the Kinect motion sensor, earned Microsoft $19.95 billion for the quarter that finished at the end of December.

Microsoft COO Kevin Turner Says:
“Windows 7 continues to be the fastest-growing operating system in history, and our recent System on a Chip announcement demonstrates our commitment that Windows will have the power and flexibility to run everywhere and on every device.”
windows 7 worldwide market shareStatcounter shows that over 27% PCs worldwide are running on Windows 7 now. It includes both the licensed and pirated version. Here we can clearly see that how Windows 7 gaining pace with the decreasing number of Windows XP and Windows Vista users.

Cheap Samsung Netbooks Now Available in India, Price Starts from Rs 15,990

With the advancement of technology, people are habituate with more gadgets in their everyday life. After moving to laptop or note few years ago, people are already searching for laptop alternative. They want something smaller and less heavy with them. And netbook is the best solution for them. Most of the netbook has 10.1’’ display with 1.2-1.3 kgs weight. And its overall battery backup is more than conventional laptops. Some brand new netbooks are capable of 10 hours non-stop computing.

In Indian market all the largest netbook brands are selling their product including hp, asus, acer, Toshiba, Samsung etc. Among them Samsung netbooks are very popular. Samsung netbooks are perfect mixture of beauty and cheaper price. There are 5 netbook models available in Indian market.

1. Samsung NP-N148-DP05IN
Key Specification:
  • Operation System DOS
  • Intel ATOM Processor N455 (1.66GHz, 667MHz, 512KB)
  • 1 GB DDR3 RAM
  • 10.1’’ LED Backlit Display
  • Main Chipset Intel NM10
  • Integrated Web Camera
  • Storage HDD 250GB (5400 rpm S-ATA)
  • High Speed Bluetooth 3.0 , Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n*
  • 6 Cell 5,900mAh Battery up to 13.5 hours/10.0 hours with 6 cell 4,400mAh Battery.
  • 1.24 kg Weight
Price of Samsung NP-N148-DP05IN netbook in India is 15,990 Rs.
Samsung N148 netbook price in india
2. Samsung NP-N150-JP0GIN
Key Specification:
  • Genuine Windows 7 Starter Preloaded
  • Intel ATOM Processor N550 (1.50GHz, 667MHz, 2 x 512KB)
  • 1 GB DDR3 RAM
  • 10.1’’ LED Backlit Display
  • Main Chipset Intel NM10
  • Integrated Web Camera
  • Storage HDD 250GB (5400 rpm S-ATA)
  • High Speed Bluetooth 3.0 , Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n*
  • 6 Cell 5,900mAh Battery up to 13.5 hours/10.0 hours with 6 cell 4,400mAh Battery.
  • 1.24 kg Weight
Price of Samsung NP-N150-JP0GIN netbook in India is 17,990 Rs.
Samsung N150-JP0GIN netbook price in india
3. Samsung NP-N150-KA01IN
Key Specification:
  • Genuine Microsoft Windows XP Home Preloaded
  • Intel ATOM Processor N450 (1.66GHz, 667MHz, 512KB)
  • 1 GB DDR2 RAM
  • 10.1’’ LED Backlit Display
  • Main Chipset Intel NM10
  • Integrated Web Camera
  • Storage HDD 160GB (5400 rpm S-ATA)
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n*
  • 6 Cell Battery up to 8.5 hours backup
  • 1.24 kg Weight
Price of Samsung NP-N150-KA01IN netbook in India is 17,990 Rs.
Samsung N150-KA01IN netbook price in india
4. Samsung NP-N150-JP0CIN
Key Specification:
  • Genuine Windows 7 Starter Preloaded
  • Intel ATOM Processor N475 (1.83GHz, 667MHz, 512KB)
  • 1 GB DDR3 RAM
  • 10.1’’ LED Backlit Display
  • Main Chipset Intel NM10
  • Integrated Web Camera
  • Storage HDD 250GB (5400 rpm S-ATA)
  • High Speed Bluetooth 3.0 , Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • 6 Cell 5,900mAh Battery up to 13.5 hours/10.0 hours with 6 cell 4,400mAh Battery.
  • 1.24 kg Weight
Price of Samsung NP-N150-JP0CIN netbook in India is 18,490 Rs.
Samsung N150-JP0CIN netbook price in india
5. Samsung NP-N150-JP01IN
Key Specification:
  • Genuine Windows 7 Starter Preloaded
  • Intel ATOM Processor N450 (1.66GHz, 667MHz, 512KB)
  • 2 GB DDR2 RAM
  • 10.1’’ LED Backlit Display
  • Main Chipset Intel NM10
  • Integrated Web Camera
  • Storage HDD 250GB (5400 rpm S-ATA)
  • High Speed Bluetooth 3.0 , Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • 6 Cell 5,900mAh Battery up to 13.5 hours/10.0 hours with 6 cell 4,400mAh Battery.
  • 1.24 kg Weight
Price of Samsung NP-N150-JP01IN netbook in India is 19,490 Rs.
Samsung NP-N150 netbook price in india
For more details about these cheap netbooks in India you can go to Indian Samsung site now.
 
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