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Typically, when you think of laptops with extra-long battery life, it’s the MacBooks which come to mind first and not their more-common Windows rivals but that is about to change now with the Toshiba Kirabook. The ultrabook, with a little help from Intel Haswell processors, has a 22 hour long battery life, that too in a razer-think design. Upfront, you get a 13.3 inch non-touch enabled display with 1366x 768 pixel resolution, one of the factors in improving battery life but you may also find a 2560 x 1440 res.
Model. Under the hood, you get a 4th-generation Intel Core i5 Haswell Processor, 8 Gb worth storage and a 128 GB SSD. It also comes with Windows 8.1 pre-installed. With a battery life like this, you might have expected the Kirabook to be an ultrabook just by name but that is not the case. The laptop weighs jut 1.12kg. Prices start at $1446 for the V634 model with 22 hour battery life, while the V834 which will come with a touchscreen display but much less attractive 14 hour battery life can be bought for $1530. This is a lot of money but then again, Windows 8 laptop with a 10 hour battery life is rare now a day, let alone is a 22 hour one.
Posted by Maqood Hassan Tuesday, December 17, 2013 1 comment
As technology has advanced, the ability of an average user to perform at par with professionals in any field has increased many folds. Be it computer and web programming, designing, mobile app development, video editing, mobile app development, video editing, photo editing - a lot can be achieved and learned by anyone who has an interest simply by exploring the internet. All these advancements have traditionally been limited to software - but a couple of recent developments, mostly spearheaded by start-up companies, have now brought robot engineering in the realm of everyday use.
Traditionally, robotics has been a very specialized field and anyone interested in getting stared with robotics would fine is not so easy to learn electronics, mechanics, soldering, and then programming to control simple movements. Only engineering students were supposed to do or know anything about robotics. That has now changed with projects like The Dash.
The Dash is a cockroach inspired robot made up of advanced electronics and all cardboard material. The beauty of this small, lightweight robot is that the entire kit ships in a package that can be assembled in an hour's time. At a price tag of 65$, it is amazingly low cost as well which means it becomes accessible to all those looking to jump start their engineering projects, enthusiastic hobbyists, students or just about anyone who is interested in experimenting with robots. At present, these Dash kit orders are being taken only for US and Canada but the company is planning international shipments as well. Just like OLPC project aimed at getting a low cost laptop in hands of every children particularly where computers are least affordable, the Dash has aimed to bring robotics kits to anyone worldwide.
Unlike other expensive robot kits available in the market, the Dash doesn't require any soldering at all. Since the body is made up of cardboard (cut precisely using laser), the Dash is often called an origami robot. Users have to just follow the video instructions to assemble the 'cockroach' can be controlled simply by using a smartphone or tablet PC using the company's free app which connects with the Dash through Bluetooth. With the on-board USB cable chargeable battery, the range of this 'cockroach' is more than 1.5 miles with a top speed of 1.5 meters per second - thanks to its design inspired by insects which can run very fast using their legs. The Dash can move very quickly and is pretty much all-terrain which includes rocks and other uneven surfaces as well.
From its current version - called Alpha Dash - the project seem a bit basic, but the underlying technology is quite advanced. It had been under development at UC Berkley's biometric lab in 2009, and after 5 teary, the product has matured enough with a future plan convincing enough to get a listing as crowd source funded project where people from all around the world contribute financially for success of an innovative project, instead of a few venture capitalists investing huge sums in a starup. The future plans of Dash team are interesting and will take the Dash to all new level. The on-board processor is being finalized and is expected to bring more customization for users. Addition of LED lights, sensors to make the Dash identify obstacles and light will make it behave much more like an insect.
On board extension ports will mean a number of possibilities limited only by availability of right sized devices which the small lets can easily carry and move around. The gyroscope which is present even in the Alpha model gives Dash the amazing capability to recover from a 90-feet fall and get up and running again. Another limitation of Alpha which Beta will overcome is capability to steer. Right now, the Alpha Dash can move only in a straight line motion, but the Beta will be able to turn according to user commands given through tirelessly connected smartphone or tablet PC app.
The Dash is no doubt an ambitious project. Years of research which included understanding the biology of real insects has paid off in term of a product actively under development. The engineering behind the Dash project are four PhDs in robotic engineering from UC Barkeley, which has given a lot of credibility to the project listed at Dragon innovation for funding. The project has already crossed its &64,000 target funding, and has been able to raise about $10,000 more. Having this generous funding available, the Dash team is expected to initially ship 1,000 Dash kits to their funding donors, followed by Beta Dash delivery by 2014. Applicability of Dash goes beyond hobbyists only.
It can be an extremely effective educational tool since it is programmable. The low cost means schools worldwide can order large quantitative when available, and use them to let children hone their computer programming, networking , physics and electronic skills. Right now, science projects or contests would mean students have to start form scratch, as there's no such starup kit present which can be utilized or leveraged to create more complex or problem solving machines.
With a Dash kit, this changes dramatically as a platform with basic movement mechanics, controlling, sensors, and ability to program the 'insect' functions all out of the box. From here on, developers and students can extend the capabilities and applications of this tiny super-fast robot. One application cited over Internet is the ability to participate in search and rescue operations where identifying people beneath rubbles after after earthquakes or other disasters can make a difference between life and death. Other applications can be mobile smoke detector, traffic conditions monitoring, weather monitoring , remote surveillance or even collaborative geo-mapping by gathering data from a large number of such Dash machines roaming around in a vicinity. All this can be reality as Dash is termed as one of the world's fastest robots, and that too without wheels.
The founders of the Dash operate DashRobotics.com where more information about the project can be obtained. There are a lot of expectations from the Dash and 2014 is the year for which we all can keep our fingers crossed to finally get our hands on of these neat 'cockroaches'!
Posted by Maqood Hassan 1 comment
While the once popular OpenOffice has languished for the past couple of years, the LibreOffice suite that spun off in 2011 has been steadily improving - although with a combination of under -the-hood bug fixes, improved compatibility with Microsoft Office documents and incremental features rather than any really big developments.
LibreOffice 4.1 continues this trend, with useful new features but no major changes. Like OpenOffice, LibreOffice is free and includes the same programs: Writer, Calc, impress for presentations, the Base database, Draw and the math formula editor. Unlike the single installer for OpenOffice or Microsoft Office 2013, the download is in two separate files that have to be transferred in order if you want the built-in help. That makes it a slightly less polished installation process than for OpenOffice, but The Document Foundation has digitally signed the files so that, unlike with OpenOffice, it doesn't trigger security warnings on Windows and Mac OS.
Another oddity is that the Windows release is a generic 'international build'. The English Version installs not only th UK and US interface languages, but also the South African Variant, plus French and Spanish dictionaries (you can save space by removing them during installation). You may also want to skip the QuickStart component which pre-loads much of OpenOffice as soon as Windows starts; even though it's installed by default, it;s not enabled unless you choose to turn it on.
Select multiple images to show on the pages of your presentation
When you have installed OpenOffice 4.1 it looks very much like OpenOffice 4.0 with different icons. It also has broadly the same features, with some extras. The interface is firmly in the menus and toolbars era, although the toolbar icons in OpenOffice are larger and slightly easier to make out than in OpenOffice, many dialogue boxes are also larger with better layouts, except for the Find & Replace dialogue, which looks cramped compared to the OpenOffice writer Find & Replace. However, if you just want to find a word you can use the search bar that opens at the bottom of your document in all the OpenOffice applications. Also , you can now choose whether you only want to find words with the right case (Office rather than office, for example).
OpenOffice 4.1 offers similar links to templates and extensions in its start page as OpenOffice 4.0, and they're equally confusing for inexperienced users. The site concentrates on telling you how to upload templates rather than how to find and download them, and the template section isn't as well designed as the OpenOffice site. Once of new features - the sidebar - may look familiar from older versions of Microsoft or OpenOffice 4.0. It reflects the fact that the Document Foundation that maintains LibreOffice is able to incorporate code from OpenOffice to fix bugs, remove unused features or improve performance.
The sidebar is marked as an 'experimental' feature that you have to enable in the advanced options. If you don't, you'll still see a side bar that works slightly differently from OpenOffice: instead of an obscure list of icons, it shows all the available panes in collapsible sections. In this mode the Gallery is a large pane at the top of the window and the Navigator, Styles and Formatting open as panes you can move around or dock at the side of the screen, where they sit on top of the sidebar rather than opening inside it. This leaves you with small panes that don't show very much.
If you enable the sidebar it becomes full height, as in OpenOffice, and you get the same obscure list of icons, but it still doesn't expose all the properties you can get by right-clicking on an object. The new clip art in the Gallery that comes from OpenOffice is probably more useful. Similarly, LibreOffice takes advantages of the Office file format compatibility still isn't the same in the two suites - or perfect, especially on longer, more complex Office documents with intricate page layouts. In one of our test documents, neither program got page layouts quite right, with images aligned incorrectly or placed on the wrong side of the page.
OpenOffice Writer did slightly better than LibreOffice Writer, but only LibreOffice Writer can open ink writing with a stylus in Microsoft Word - although even then it doesn't render the ink as smooth lines. One big advantages over OpenOffice 4.0 is that when you save a file in LibreOffice 4.1 you can choose the XML Office formats as well as the older binary versions and the ODF formats. That makes it more likely that you'll find a format you can share with people.
If you're switching from very old versions of Office, BlibreOffice 4.1 no longer exports to version 6 word and Excel file formats. That's good for security as these older binary formats can carry viruses and do not support newer features. And if you have documents in elderly Mac word processing formats, like Microsoft Word for Mac 5.1, you can now open those in Writer, although LibreOffice no longer runs on Power PC Macs.
LibreOffice didn't get the pagination or layout of this complex Word document right; OpenOffice did only slightly better
In addition, if you're moving documents between machines or sharing with people who work elsewhere, you can now embed fonts in LibreOffice documents when you save them. Performance is generally slightly better in LibreOffice 4.1 also has some useful new features of its own. If you want to turn a set of images into an Impress presentation, you can insert them as a 'photo album'. You have to select images one at a time in the dialog box and you don't get a preview, but you can choose as them placed one, two or four to a slide.
It's a shame Impress doesn't also get Writer's new option to rotate images by right-clicking. You can only choose to rotate 90 degrees clockwise or counter-clockwise, but it's much faster than having to right-click on the image in Impress and delve into a dialogue box. Also, LibreOffice 4.1 has not matched all the improvements seen in OpenOffice 4.0. For example, it gets the new selection of color gradients, but still has the old rather random color palette rather than the more logical new layout. Inconsistencies like this are down to the different teams working on the two projects, and they're frustrating for the user.
Neither LibrOffice nor OpenOffice matches Microsoft Office 2013 for features, but if you don't want to pay for Office or you just can't get used to the ribbon interface (even tough you can customize it now), which of the two free suites should you pick?
LibreOffice 4.1 is, as the numbering suggests, a point release. Certainly it's not as big an update from LibreOffice 4.0 as OpenOffice 4.0 is from its predecessor. But then LibreOffice 4.0 had already improved on both OpenOffice and its own initial release, adding features such as better support for importing PivotTables and more master pages in Impress. LibreOffice 4.1 also has several new features that put it ahead of OpenOffice 4.0, while lacking only minor features like the new color palette. Add to that the commitment from The Document Foundation to six-monthly releases rather than the 'when it's ready' approach of Apache OpenOffice, and you're probably getting more from LibreOffice, now and in the future.
Posted by Maqood Hassan Wednesday, December 11, 2013 0 comments
What is 3D Printing?
3D printing also called “Additive manufacturing” is a process of making a three-dimensional solid object of virtually any shape from a digital model. 3D printing is achieved using an additive process, where successive layers of material are laid down in different shapes. 3D printing is also considered distinct from traditional machining techniques, which mostly rely on the removal of material by methods such as cutting or drilling (subtractive processes). A materials printer usually performs 3D printing using digital technology.
You've heard of 3D printing from newscasters and journalists, astonished at what they've witnessed. A machine reminiscent of the Star Trek Replicator, something magical that can create objects out of thin air. It can “print” in plastic, metal, nylon, and over a hundred other materials. It can be used for making nonsensical little models like the over-printed Yoda, yet it can also print manufacturing prototypes, end user products, quasi-legal guns, pens, toys, food, Lego connecting, glasses frames, music records, statues, rings, mask, key of handcuffs, toy pistol, parts of original gun, artificial pieces, aircraft engine parts and even human organs using a person’s own cells.
3D printing gun
3D printing pen
3D printing toys
3D printing glasses frames
3D printing key of handcuff
3D printing Human organs
3D printing Human organs
We live in an age that is witness to what many are calling the Third Industrial Revolution. 3D printing, more professionally called additive manufacturing, moves us away from the Henry Ford era mass production line, and will bring us to a new reality of customizable, one-off production.
Need a part for your washing machine? As it is now, you’d order from your repairman who gets it from a distributor, who got it shipped from China, where they mass-produced thousands of them at once, probably injection-molded from a very expensive mold. In the future, the beginning of which is already here now, you will simply 3D print the part right in your home, from a CAD file you downloaded. If you don’t have the right printer, just print it at your local fab (think Kinkos).
3D printers use a variety of very different types of additive manufacturing technologies, but they all share one core thing in common: they create a three dimensional object by building it layer by successive layer, until the entire object is complete. It’s much like printing in two dimensions on a sheet of paper, but with an added third dimension: UP. The Z-axis.
Each of these printed layers is a thinly-sliced, horizontal cross-section of the eventual object. Imagine a multi-layer cake, with the baker laying down each layer one at a time until the entire cake is formed. 3D printing is somewhat similar, but just a bit more precise than 3D baking.
Stick with us and we’ll go through the various types of additive manufacturing. From FDM printing, where a material is melted and extruded in layers, one upon the other, to SLS printing, where a bed of powder material such as nylon or titanium is “sintered” (hardened) layer upon thin layer within it until a model is pulled out of it. It’s a fascinating and quickly advancing world that will change our lives as we know it.
It Begins with a Digital File
In the 2D world, a sheet of printed paper output from a printer was “designed” on the computer in a program such as Microsoft Word. The file — the Word document — contains the instructions that tell the printer what to do.
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
In the 3D world, a 3D printer also needs to have instructions for what to print. It needs a file as well. The file — a Computer Aided Design (CAD) file — is created with the use of a 3D modeling program, either from scratch or beginning with a 3D model created by a 3D scanner. Either way, the program creates a file that is sent to the 3D printer. Along the way, software slices the design into hundreds, or more likely thousands, of horizontal layers. These layers will be printed one atop the other until the 3D object is done.
Is it 3D Printing orAdditive Manufacturing?
The term 3D printing is the common term for the correct manufacturing term of “additive manufacturing.” But 3D printing will remain the term of choice as who really is going to run around saying things like, “I’m going to go additively manufacture a new iPhone case.” No, they are going to “3D print” it. It just sounds so much cooler too, doesn’t it?
3D printed chain
There’s no way subtractive manufacturing is going to make something like this in one clean run.
So what the heck is additive manufacturing? Someday soon enough in the future, people will look back and view the current manufacturing processes as we today view something such as blacksmithing. What’s interesting about that last sentence is that much of today’s manufacturing processes are actually very similar to blacksmithing. Both are what’s called “subtractive manufacturing.”
Subtractive manufacturing relies upon the removal of material to create something. The blacksmith hammered away at heated metal to create a product. Today, a CNC machine cuts and drills and otherwise removes material from a larger initial block of material to create a product. It’s inefficient and wasteful. Other manufacturing techniques abound but they all essentially whittle down raw material into a product.
As you’ve already surmised, additive manufacturing creates something by adding material to the object. Some here, some there, and no where it’s not needed. No waste. Very efficient. You’ll read about many types of 3D printers, but no matter the technology involved, it’s additive.
Let’s take a look at one in action, before we get deeper into what is 3D printing. In the video below Bre Petris, CEO of Makerbot, demonstrates the Makerbot Replicator 2. This printer uses Fused Deposition Material (FDM) technology, which I’ll get into later.
Commercial 3D printers
While most people have yet to even hear the term 3D printing, the process has been in use for decades. Manufacturers have long used the printers in the design process to create prototypes for traditional manufacturing. But until the last few years, the equipment has been expensive and slow.
Now, fast 3D printers can be had for tens of thousands of dollars, and end up saving the companies many times that amount in the prototyping process. For example, Nike uses 3D printers to create multi-colored prototypes of shoes. They used to spend thousands of dollars on a prototype and wait weeks for it. Now, the cost is only in the hundreds of dollars, and changes can be made instantly on the computer and the prototype reprinted on the same day.
Some companies are using 3D printers for short run or custom manufacturing, where the printed objects are not prototypes, but the actual end user product. As the speeds of 3D printing go up and the prices come down, look for more and more of this. And expect more availability of personally customized products.
Personal 3D Printers
A Huxley RepRap 3D printer that has printed out its ownparts.
So far we’we've only talked about commercial 3D printers. There is a whole other world of 3D printers: personal and DIY hobbyist models. And they are getting cheap, with prices typically in the range of $300 – $2,000.
The RepRap open source project really ignited this hobbyist market in the same way the Apple I microcomputer ignited the hobbyist desktop computer market in the late 1970s. For about a thousand dollars, people have been able to buy the RepRap kit and put together their own personal 3D printer, complete with any customizations they were capable of making. And what’s more, these printers print most of the parts for more printers. RepRap is short for replicating rapid prototyper, so complete self-replication, including electronic circuit boards, is the goal. The interest in RepRap spawned scores of other low-cost 3D printers, both DIY and fully-assembled, and as the prices keep coming down, it puts 3D printers into more and more and more hands.
But do you have to be an engineer or a 3D modeling expert to create 3D models on your own 3D printer? No, not at all. While complex and expensive CAD software like AutoCAD and Solidworks have a steep learning curve, there are a number of other programs, many free, that are very easy to learn. The free version of Google SketchUp, for example, is very popular for its ease of use; and the free Blender program is popular for its advanced features.
If you don’t have your very own 3D printer, not to worry, there are 3D printing service bureaus like Shapeways and Ponoko that can very inexpensively print and deliver an object from a digital file that you simply upload to their user-friendly website. It’s almost as easy as ordering a custom t-shirt from Cafepress or Zazzle.
Even if you don’t design your own 3D model, you can still print some very cool pieces. There are model repositories such as Thingiverse, 3D Parts Database, and 3D Warehouse that have model files you can download for free.
What do all these people print? It’s limitless. Some print things like jewelry, some print replacement parts for appliances such as their dishwasher, some invent all sorts of original things, some create art, and some make toys for their kids. With the many types of metal, plastic, glass, and other materials available (even gold and silver), just about anything can be printed.
3D Printing Methods and History
3D Systems explains the process of Stereolithography
The first commercially available 3D printer (not called a 3D printer back then) used the stereolithography (SLA) method. This was invented in 1986 by Charles Hull, who also at the time founded the company, 3D Systems. A SLA 3D printer works by concentrating a beam of ultraviolet light focused onto the surface of a vat filled with liquid photo-curable resin. The UV laser beam draws out the 3D model one thin layer at a time, hardening that “slice” of the eventual 3D model as the light hits the resin. Slice after slice is created, with each one bonded to the other, and next thing you know you have a full, extremely high-resolution three dimensional model lifted out of the vat. Unused resin is reusable for the next job.
Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)
Also invented in the late 1980s, by Scott Crump, was Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) technology. With patent in hand, he and his wife founded Stratasys in 1988. With FDM, the object is produced by extruding a stream of melted thermoplastic material to form layers. Each layer stacks on top of and fuses with the previous layer as the material hardens almost immediately after leaving the extrusion nozzle. It is one of the less expensive 3D printing methods. Most FDM printers print with ABS plastic (think Lego), as well as PLA (Polylactic acid), a biodegradable polymer, which is produced from organic material.
The actual term “Fused Deposition Modeling” and its abbreviation “FDM” are trademarked by Stratasys. RepRap uses a similar process, but has called it “Fused Filament Fabrication” (FFF), so as to not step on the trademark. With FFF, the material is fed via filament from a spool of the material.
Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)
The 1980s were big for inventing 3D printing technologies. Not only were SLA and FDM invented and patented then, but so was Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), by Carl Deckard and colleagues at the University of Texas in Austin. SLS works similarly to SLA, but instead of liquid photopolymer in a vat, you’ll find powdered materials, such as polystyrene, ceramics, glass, nylon, and metals including steel, titanium, aluminum, and silver. When the laser hits the powder, the powder is fused at that point (sintered). All unsintered powder remains as is, and becomes a support structure for the object. The lack of necessity for any support structure with SLS is an advantage over FDM/FFF and SLA — there’s none to remove after the model is complete, and no extra waste was created. All unused powder can be used for the next printing.
Object (acquired by Stratasys) developed this technology: much like a traditional inkjet printer deposits ink, a photopolymer liquid is precisely jetted out and then hardened with a UV light. The layers are stacked successively. The technology allows for various materials and colors to be incorporated into single prints, and at high resolutions.
Almost any material that has a creamy viscosity can be used in 3D printers equipped with syringe extruders. This includes materials like clay, cement, silicone, and Play-Doh. Certain foods like chocolate, frosting, and cheese can also be printed with these systems. The syringe may or may not need to be heated, depending on the material; chocolate may need to be kept warm while silicone can be kept at room temperature.
There are other variants of these technologies. For example there is Selective Laser Melting (SLM), which is like SLS but it fully melts the powder rather than just fusing the powder granules at a lower temperature. This is similar to Electron Beam Melting (EBM) which uses an electron beam instead of a UV laser. And then there is a completely different technology called Laminated Object Manufacturing (LOM), where layers of adhesive-coated paper, plastic, or metal laminates are successively glued together and cut to shape with a knife or laser cutter.
3D Printing is a Game Changer
Instantly printing parts and entire products, anywhere in the world, is a game changer. But it doesn't stop there. 3D printing will affect almost every aspect of industry and our personal lives.
Medicine will forever be changed as new bio-printers actually print human tissue for both pharmaceutical testing and eventually entire organs and bones.
Architecture and construction are changing as well. Now, 3D-printed models of complex architectural drawings are created quickly and inexpensively, rather than the expensive and time-consuming process of handcrafting models out of cardboard. And experimental, massive 3D printers are printing concrete structures, with the goal of someday creating entire buildings with a 3D printer.
Art is already forever changed. Digital artists are creating magnificent pieces that seem almost impossible to have been made by traditional methods. From sculptures to light fixtures, beautiful objects no longer need to be handcrafted, just designed on a computer.
And there are developments where you least expect them: for example, archaeologists can 3D scan priceless and delicate artifacts, and then print copies of them so they can handle them without fear of breakage. Replicas can be easily made and distributed to other research facilities or museums. It has been used to create a full-size reproduction of King Tutankhamun’s mummy and to repair Rodin’s sculpture, The Thinker.
The Future of 3D Printing
This is a disruptive technology of mammoth proportions, with effects on energy use, waste, customization, product availability, art, medicine, construction, the sciences, and of course manufacturing. It will change the world as developers know it. Before you know it.
Posted by Maqood Hassan Thursday, October 31, 2013 1 comment
Friends everyone likes to take photos from a camera, but would that if we wouldn't be dependent on photo shop for grooming pictures. We can’t deny that everyone wants to present his/her picture on his/her profile. But if your face complexion is dark, having pimples, dried skin, hair scattered or lack of brightness in you photos then you won’t like to share them on your Facebook profile ever.
There are scores of tools, filters available in Photoshop for grooming or enhancing your photos. . Photoshop is a professional tool to groom, modify and affect the pictures, but everyone can’t use it without its months training. For Smartphone users this tool isn't favorable. Because Smartphone users seek smart applications in which they don’t have to put their efforts just like their extra ordinary phone operating system. Smart phone users will never wish to download the pictures from Smartphone in the PC and then work on them in Photoshop. So, friends I would like to share with you 10 wonderful license free applications which will be handy for making over your photos into a pretty look. That’s the spirit!!! Hold on girls and let share them one by one with you.
It’s usual to have acne on the face. If you’re going through this problem within these days then Face Tune application can be useful for you. You can wipe off blemishes and wrinkles from your face with its features. If your eyes are getting reddish, you can improve or change their color as well. After you have done your work on the Face Tune, you can share your picture directly on Twitter, Tumbler Facebook etc.
This application is only available for iOS smart phone users at the moment.
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Pixtr application automatically improves your picture without your efforts. Pixtr wipe offer you’re all blemishes and improves your eyes colors. It is good for symmetry. Its significant is that it can work on group photos as well. You can directly upload your picture after working on it on your Facebook profile. Besides this there is an option to share your picture on Favebook, Twitter and Tumbler. It is available for iOS users only. It is expected to prepare for Android phone as well.
Donwload link: www.goo.gl/hhAJPp
With the help of Perfect365 application, you can utilize its face detection feature for improving and removing liver spots around your eyes. It has another wonderful feature that you can customize the size of your face areas, for example, cheeks, nose & etc. There are many ready made make-up templates available in this application. You just click on the make-up style and your face will get the same make over without spending your time on it. You can directly share pictures on Facebook, Twitter and Tumbler from this application. Perfect365 application is available for iOS, Android and Windows phone.
Check out: http://perfect365.arcsoft.com/
Friends this is my favorite application, because you can control your face by the help of Photo Makeover application. Definitely if your face isn't pleasant, not looking sociable then don’t worry this application will give you options for different expressions to apply on your face; for example, Smile, laugh, and etc. You can increase width of your eyes and nose as well. This is a wonderful application for boosting your face expressions. With this application you can improve your face colors, if there is a picture taken in poor light this application can improve its brightness by adding light in it for better look. In order to save your time there is a tool called Magic Shake option. With the help of Magic Shake option you can improve your picture straight away.
This is only available for iOS mobiles. There is only a sharing Facebook feature in this application.
Download link: www.goo.gl/zcyDpa
There are so many features available in ModiFace Photo Editor. I have picked a best tool from ModiFace. This tool can change your picture at all. You must check out for giving a complete makeover to your picture. By the help of ModiFace Photo Editor you can change eyes color as well as size them. You can whiten your teeth and remove spots like zits, blotch and liver spots. There are scores of effects available in this application; you can apply them on your face as well. You can apply filter, frames and texts on your picture before you share it on your Facebook profile. You can also visit its website.
This application is only available for iOS.
Download link: www.goo.gl/ZbCa5m
This app has only two features. First it can remove all your face defects, e.g.: pimples, scars, liver spots, blotch, pockmark, zits and etc. The second feature is for effects on your eyes. Besides this, it has stamp, photo borders and beauty filter. Beauty Booth Pro has options to share your picture on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
It is available for iOS and Android mobiles.
Download link for Android: www.goo.gl/Rstk6m
Download link for iOS: www.goo.gl/rjg4H0
This application works almost automatically. It improves your face skin and applies makeover on your eyes. If your face brightness is unbalanced, Visage Lab can control the brightness of your face. It removes wrinkles and whitens your teeth. This is a punchy tool that can complete your work in a jiffy. You do have an option to customize or edit your picture as well. You can download, share on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and share via e-mail.
This application is available for iOS and Anroid phones.
For Android download link: www.goo.gl/Ke7jRt
For iOS download link: www.goo.gl/9kj1nl
This application Beauty Camera not only improves poor brightness in the pictures, but also improves pictures results. In order to remove liver spots, pockmarks, zits you can directly make pictures from this application. You can share your pictures via e-mail, Facebook and Twitter.
This applicant is only available for Android.
Download link: www.goo.gl/k3XFRw
This application is very intellectual. With the help of Pimple Remover you can remove spotted areas and liver spotted areas of your skin in the picture. This application removes all defects from your face automatically without disturbing the natural colors in the picture. For getting stunning results check out this application.
This application is available for Anroid users.
PicBeauty can improve your face, remove spots, liver spots before sharing on Facebook or iMessage. This application is available for iOs and Anroid.
Download for Android: www.goo.gl/atCbCO
Download for iOS: www.goo.gl/LqGMpq
Thank you very much friends.
Download for Android: www.goo.gl/atCbCO
Download for iOS: www.goo.gl/LqGMpq
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Posted by Maqood Hassan Friday, October 25, 2013 0 comments
Friends as you know very well how smartphones are hitting the mark in communication field. They provide the entire platform to accomplish your different tasks, communication via SMS/MMS, e-mail or audio/video calls, advanced surfing web pages, GPS tracking system and host of other types of applications. That's why they are known as smartphones as they have everything you need. Since they carry your important data that's why smartphones' care is imperative. There are host of applications which provide better protection for Android, Blackberry, iPhone and etc. Many of them are available free of cost and some of them are available on slightly charges. If we have to pay some bucks in order to secure our phone, I don't think paying some bucks would be wrong decision. I have top listed five smartphone security applications for you as follows:
LOOKOUT MOBILE SECURITY
Available for all smartphones
- Provides you information about secured Wi-Fi connections around you.
- Secures you from unsaved web sites and links.
- Blocks phishing links.
- Facilitates for online contacts back up in case your mobile crashed or data deleted.
- It is capable of locating your mobile location by the help of Google Map if in case GPS is turned off.
- It can ring alarm loudly despite of being mobile on muted profile.
- You can lock your mobile remotely with the help of Lookout Mobile Security application.
- Provides you safe browsing.
- Provides you security from cyber attacks.
- Saves you from scanning your privacy from others.
- It is available license free on the internet.
- You can avail many other useful features by purchasing online only for 3 USD/month and 30 USD annual.
Available for Android and Black Berry mobiles.
- Stores your mobile data online as a back up.
- Provides your facility to restore your data when you need it.
- Keeps your phone away from viruses with its anti-virus.
- Its anti-spy ware fights against spy ware attacks.
- Scan every new installed application in your mobile.
- If you are disturbed from unknown or private numbers, it can block these numbers.
- If you have Black berry cell phone, it can block unnecessary email as well.
- If you have Android cell phone, it can block unnecessary sms.
- Its personal manager informs you that how other applications are using your personal information.
- In order to save you from theft, anti-theft and locating thief's location, a tracking application is available in this applications.
- Personal Guardian: It is very useful feature. When you come across any emergency situation, you can inform your family members by using its personal guardian. On single click it will send e-mail, sms/tweet with your location.
- It's available licence free and professional versions.
- You can avail it's other useful feature in professional version by purchasing it for 4 USD and 18 USD annual. Its professional version is available for three days trail.
BULLGUARD MOBILE SECURITY
Available for Siemens, Windows mobile and Black Berry.
- It provides an account which let you get access on your smartphone remotely.
- You can delete your data remotely in case your mobile lost.
- You can watch your children with the help of its Parental Control feature.
- If you are fed up with spam emails, don't worry it provides you spam firewall.
- Keeps your mobile away from viruses.
- Provides anti-spy ware protection.
- You can make data back up.
- You can restore your data.
- Provides your Sim card protection.
- It's available for 30 USD annual.
- This application consists of many useful tracking tools.
- In case your mobile lost, it can give you report your mobile location via GPS.
- It can alarm loudly in silent profile.
- If you are using Android mobile then your can avail its data delete and lock options remotely.
- Usually it is preferred alot by young generation as it can automatically check Facebook and Twitter updates.
- It is available license free on apple store for three days trial version.
- On Android mobile its trial very version is for days and after that its price is 10 USD annual.
McAfee VIEWER SECURITY
Available for iOS, Android, Siemens and Windows mobile.
- Its tracking features consist on data back up, data restore, tracking location remotely and Sim tracking etc.
- Its Sim tracking feature can also get the information about type of Sim inserted the mobile and pull call history as well.
- Back up feature can back up contacts, photos and videos as well.
- Its tracking option still works when its GPS is turned off.
- Its price for one year is 20 USD.
KASPERSKY MOBILE SECURITY
Available for all smartphones.
- There are many features available in this application, but most of them are usable for Windows and Siemens devices.
- It security features consist of anti-theft, anti-spam, privacy, protection, data encryption, parental control and firewall.
- It can locate your mobile location from its tracking feature.
- If someone steals your mobile and changes the Sim still you can delete you data from you mobile remotely.
- It lets your configure to hide manually or automatically incoming calls, SMS remotely.
- You can block your contacts remotely.
- It price is 15 USD annual with 7 days trial version.
Friends I will not say that getting these applications your cell phone will not be stolen or lost. At least you will not regret about your data and personal information. You can easily get access on your cell phone remotely and save thief from going through your personal information and contact details.
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