Advantages of Linux Hosting



Advantages of Linux Hosting

Friends! When it comes to the online businesses, then a person is always investigator of the best web hosting brand present out there on web according to their uses. However, if you had also done it ever, then had you noticed the server’s operating system options? Usually every web host offers two types of servers- Linux and Windows

How to Set Custom Ringtone on Any Windows Phone

Sunday, June 22, 2014 No comments

Windows Phone Custom Ringtones
Windows Phone Custom Ringtones
Hello all Windows Phone users. Actually its been few weeks since I bought my new Nokia Lumia 520. So after trying Apple iPhone, Google Nexus and Samsung smartphones I came to my old phone favorite 'Nokia'. After buying the phone I was setting it up to my personal taste and then I found out that in Windows Phone, we can't just set any mp3 file from Music player as a ringtone. To set a music file on ringtone we have to go through a very short and easy process which I am going to tell you right now.

Although, this whole documentation is available on Windows Phone website and users also get an option in your ringtone settings to see how to add new ringtones. But as I found out that windows phone's website lists too many methods and things on a single page and for me, it was a little complex and hard to understand. Because on windows phone, it gives you various options to set custom ringtones such as downloading and setting ringtones by using Windows Phone Apps or by using Windows Phone Desktop app's sync feature.
But to my personal taste, I don't like downloading separate files and apps just to add ringtones and its also a little time consuming and complex to move ringtones via Windows Phone Desktop app.

Therefore, I instead prefer a very simple method. And that method is connect your phone and move the mp3 file that you would like to set as a ringtone to your phone. And that's it. That's how easy it is to set a custom ringtone on any Windows Phone such as Nokia, HTC and Samsung. Although, don't worry if it doesn't make any sense to you. Following is the step by step how to tutorial on how to add custom ringtones to windows phones.

How to Add Custom Ringtones to Your Windows Phone:

  • Connect your phone to your computer via Data cable.
  • Open My Computer and under portable devices, select 'Windows Phone'.
  • Now in Windows Phone, you will see two folders, one would be Phone and one would be SD card or something like that. Double click on Phone.
  • Now go to Ringtones folder.
  • Now leave the ringtones folder as is and open a new explorer window or my computer and go to the folder where your mp3 or music file is located.
  • Select and drag your desired mp3 file to the Ringtones folder window which we left before.
  • Make sure that you can see your music file in the Ringtones folder now.
  • Disconnect your phone and go to Settings - Ringtones + Sounds.
  • In Ringtone menu, select the drop down menu and under custom label, you will be able to find your music file.
  • Select that file and you're done.
I hope it will make sense to you and you will be able to add and set custom mp3 files as ringtones on your windows phone. Although, I know that you can also move your music files from your SD card to ringtones folder by using Files app in Windows Phone, I have tried that and unfortunately that doesn't work out for me. Let me know if that works for you or if you need any further help with your Windows Smartphone.

Features & Tech Specs of Amazon's New Fire Phone

Thursday, June 19, 2014 , , 2 comments

Amazon Fire Phone
Amazon Fire Phone
On 18th of June 2014, Amazon launched its new mobile phone named Fire Phone. Amazon has been creating a buzz around this new launch via its YouTube video where people experience this phone in their hands and share how awesome and cool it looks to them.So, this new phone is basically innovative because of its dynamic perspective and Firefly. Below, we will explain its all features in detail.
Features of Amazon Fire Phone

  • Dynamic Perspective: Amazon's new Fire phone is the only phone which comes with Dynamic perspective features in it. This means that this phone has a custom-designed sensor system that responds to how a user hold, view, and move the phone. With this feature, you can do a lot of things such as playing games along with the movement of the phone (no touch screen controls are required). You can tilt your phone in a specific direction (whether left or right) in order to see other menu options and shortcuts. The other big advantage of this feature is that it enables you to read through pages without a need of scrolling up or down. You just have to tilt your phone in up or down direction and it will scroll the page accordingly.
  • Firefly: Fire phone comes with a Firefly button which instantly reads and identify various kind of texts and numbers and gives you detailed information and quick shortcuts to perform specific actions. For example, you can press Firefly button in front of a number written on a business card or flyer and Firefly will give you option to call on that number or save that as a contact. It works the same way for QR codes, web addresses and even artists, music tracks and books etc.
  • Mayday Customer Service: Fire phone comes with Amazon's award winning customer support 'Mayday'. The great thing about the Mayday service on Fire phone is that a customer service representative can not only operate your phone but can also teach you how to use specific features by pointing out with arrows and marks.
  • Advanced Fast Camera with Unlimited Photo Storage: Fire Phone comes with new 13 mega pixels camera for fast capturing and unlimited photos storage on cloud. Camera is capable of recording 1080p videos and have panorama and HDR. Fire phone have a dedicated camera button so you can turn on the camera in just a second even if the screen is off.
  • Faster Performance: Amazon Fire comes with 2 GB of RAM and 2.2 GHz Quad Core 800 SnapDragon Processor which gives you very fast and powerful performance. Adreno 330 Graphic Processor provides better environment for playing Games. 4.7 Inch HD Display which makes it easy to read in all kind of lighits.
Phone features Fire OS 3.5 which runs Android in its Core.
Following are the technical specifications of Amazon Fire Phone:

Tech Specs of Fire Phone:

RAM: 2 GB
Processor: 2.2 GHz Snapdragon 800
GPU: Adreno 330
Storage: 32 GB or 64 GB
Display: 4.7 Inch HD Display
Camera: 13 MegaPixels
Battery: 2400 mAh 
OS: Fire OS 3.5.0

Price of Amazon Fire Phone:
Amazon Fire Phone is currently launched in United States only. Its currently not available in most of other Amazon's websites such as in Canada, UK, India etc. For United States, the phone is priced at USD 649.00 without any plan. Otherwise, AT&T customers can buy on their individual or family plans.

Watch full Video Description of Amazon's latest Smartphone.



How to Check Your Airtel Number?

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 , 2 comments

Airtel Forgotten Number
Airtel Forgotten Number Trick
Have you ever forgotten your current, newly registered Airtel SIM or phone number? Well, to help you in that kind of situation, here is a cool trick for you. From now on, you do not have to save or write down your airtel mobile number unless you memorized it.
Instead, you can have your Airtel phone number whenever you want, wherever you want. All you need to do is to send an empty text message or SMS to this number:59103 and that's it.
If you still didn't get it then follow these steps as given below:

  • Go to Message menu in your mobile phone and start writing a new text message.
  • In Send to or Number or recipient field, type this number: 59103.
  • Leave the message body empty and hit the send button.
  • You will instantly get a reply with your phone no. mentioned in the SMS.
Note: The message to 59103 is free of charge. So you don't have to worry :P
Enjoy Forgotten Number Finding Trick for Airtel.

What is Mass Communication? Definition and Careers in Mass Com

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 , No comments

Mass Communication
What is Mass Communication?

What is Mass Communication?
As its name suggests, Mass Communications is a study of communicating with the masses. Although, that is not a proper definition of this field of Arts, we could say that in layman's terms. Technically speaking, Mass Communication is all about transmitting or giving information and then examining the effects of that message on the audience. Its about telling a story or sharing an opinion in order to persuade a large audience.

Therefore, mass communications is a very important course for those who are interested in working in careers such as Marketing, Advertising, Journalism and Public relations.

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For conveying or sending our messages to the desired audience, we make use of a channel or medium which is called mass media. The Television, Radio, Newspaper, Magazines and blogs on internet are all examples of Mass Media through which our message reaches the targeted audience.

The outcomes of studying mass communication are very vast. The mass communicators are not limited to use the techniques or methods during their work that they learned through Mass Comm but they become successful communicators in their everyday life. They know how to persuade others and how to effectively transmit your message to others.

Career in Mass Communications
If you are looking to get a job or to start a career in mass communications then you have a lot of options to choose from. Actually, Mass Communication open doors to many careers in PR, Advertising, Marketing and other fields related to communication. You can click here to visit this page to know more about careers in communications.

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Keeping Your Business Safe and Secure

Thursday, February 27, 2014 , No comments

Business Security
Keep Your Business Safe and Secure
Whether you run a mid-sized business or a large corporation, you need some type of security system installed to protect it. What can your company gain from installing a commercial alarm system to keep the business and employees protected from break-ins and fire?

First, one of the major benefits you get from installing a commercial security system is protection for the company and employees. You are protecting valuable assets, both material and human, by having an alarm system on in different areas of the business in the daytime as well as after the business closes.

The peace of mind you gain by having a good security system installed is invaluable and endless. Security systems with wireless detection, camera surveillance and monitoring that will stay connected to the alarm company ensure your business is as safe as possible.

Most companies put an advertising sign in place once a security system is installed in their home or business. Just using the signs and stickers alone is a great deterrent to possible intruders to your company. Even though the sticker does nothing, the simple advertisement that it might not be so easy to accomplish breaking into your business is often a put off for someone hoping for an easy score.

Insurance companies are known to give a significant discount to a business or home on their insurance premium after they have a security system installed. Statistics have shown that a security system with a video and alarm system is one of the main reasons a potential burglar will bypass the business or home and enter another one.

Surveillance cameras, fire detection devices, video tapes and electronic intrusion detection are all major parts of a good security system you might elect to have for your home or business. Each of these adds a different type of protection for your business. Carefully consider what your specific needs are and what each has to offer. When you order and install a new security system, like the ones you can find at QCC USA and other alarm companies, you want to ensure that you have the highest level of protection possible that gives you and your employee’s peace of mind during the day while working and at night if the business is closed.

When it comes to protecting your assets, it’s always better to be safe versus sorry. Protect yourself and your business with an alarm system today.

Best Free Antivirus Software For Windows

Thursday, January 30, 2014 , , 2 comments

Best Free Antivirus For Windows
Best Free Antivirus For Windows
Security is one of the main concerns of today’s web and technology. With the increase of use of gadgets and computers, people are becoming more vulnerable to security attacks. As now we do most of our financial work on computers and regularly use credit cards and debit cards so making sure that your computer is safe from hackers is one of the very important things.
Windows computers are obviously most used computers as Windows being the most popular Operating System in the world. And therefore, the Windows users are mostly vulnerable to viruses and Trojans. I am not saying that other computer operating systems are totally safe, but due to more number of users, the Windows is the mostly targeted OS.
To make your computer secure from security attacks and leak of your personal data and for other privacy safety reasons, you have option to use software programs, known as Antiviruses. There are many antivirus programs available in the software market by many vendors. Most of them are paid while some of them are also available for free. Although, I have already written a guide on How to Choose Best Antivirus Program for your computer, but I felt a need to publish an article just on free antiviruses. Because I know that most of my friends do not want to spend money on software, so here I am giving you a list of some free anti-virus software with their download links. I have collected this list by researching on web, exploring other lists, such as About.com and PC Mag. All you need to do is to pick your favorite from the list and download and install on your computer. And I also suggest you to read the Antivirus Selection Guide, if in case you wanted to get more information about Security and Antiviruses.
So, here goes the list of free best Antivirus Software Programs:

Best Free Antivirus Programs For Windows OS:

Bitdefender Free Antivirus: When is comes to analysis or research, Bitdefender is always seems to be the top best player of Antivirus Software competition. Now, it is not so sure that if they submit the results of the free version or the paid one. But the results clearly showed by Antivirus Test Labs that Bitdefender is the best Antivirus software. And the main thing is that they also offer a free version. Following are the main features of Bidefender Free Antivirus Program:
1. Real Time Shield
2. Active Virus Control
3. Intrusion Detection System: It is a feature that detects the behavior of each software and application and blocks the software which behaves in a suspect manner.
4. B-Have: It detects the working of applications and software in safe environment and if it detects that application is working in some abnormal manner then it will delete or quarantine the app.
5. HTTP Scanning: Check your browser for attacks and phishing pages.
6. Anti-rootkit: A Hacker can control your PC via a rootkit. Bitdefender blocks the rootkits or any of likewise software.
7. Low Memory: Bitdefender is a light weight antivirus program which ensures your computer’s safety without taking lots of memory and CPU usage.
Download Bitdefender Free Antivirus
AVG Free Antivirus: AVG and Avira Antivirus are the winner in the test results of PC Magazine 2014. The good thing about AVG is its multi-support for almost all kind of devices. Whether you are using an Android phone, Windows PC or Apple Mac, AVG has the free Antivirus solution for your every device. The one other great feature of AVG Antivirus is now it comes with Privacy Fix. PrivacyFix is a very good feature that I really liked. With this, a user can have all control over his privacy. How Facebook, Google and other social networks are collecting data about you? How can you stop it? And all of that is just one click ahead. As AVG’s website says that there are over 1200 trackers that big companies have implemented over you. You can secure your online privacy with just one click ‘Fix’ and that is all. You’re done.
Following are the other features of AVG Free Antivirus Edition:
Antivirus Protection: Protection against Malware, Spyware and Viruses.
Link Protection: Scans your browser for attacks, phishing pages and even scans every link.
File Shredder: Securely removes files to prevent snooping.
Download AVG Free Antivirus
Avast Free Antivirus: Avast free antivirus is one of the most used Antivirus software. There is no doubt about its popularity and trust. The company has been serving its users from 25 years. Although, I also used Avast Internet Security on my Windows computer and I still use avast on my desktop computer. But when we technically compare the free version of Avast with its competitors, there are not much features to favor avast. Although, it also comes with great features such as Silent firewall, safe zone for banking and automatic software updater etc. but all those features are in premium versions only and not in the free one. The main features those are included in the free version of the Avast Antivirus Software are:
Intelligent Antivirus with new DynaGen technology and
Protection against malware, Antivirus and rootkits.
Download Avast Free Antivirus
Avira Free Antivirus: Avira is a multi-platform, light weight and reliable Antivirus Software from Avira Operations. And as I already told you that Avira is one of the Best Antivirus winners on PC Magazine alongside AVG. For a regular computer and internet user, Avira is the best Antivirus software in the market. Alongside the basic real time protection, it also offer anti-ad and antispyware protection. Avira comes with a free browser toolbar which scans the webpages and browser’s functionality for inappropriate behavior and also shows the safety meter for specific websites.
Avira Free Antivirus
Microsoft Security Essentials: As you may already know, Microsoft Security Essentials which is commonly abbreviated as MSE is an Antivirus product by Microsoft. This Antivirus software is totally free for Windows users. Microsoft offers free automatic updates for MSE alongside some other features such as Real time protection, malware protection etc.
I have tried this tool and the good thing about Microsoft Security Essentials is it is light weight and not too much messy. It is just a simple Antivirus program with a very simple to use User Interface and it will be the Best Antivirus Program for you if other guys didn’t work well for you. There are some cases when Antivirus Programs start messing up with the Windows files and sometimes they delete them and eventually corrupt the Windows OS. In such cases, MSE is your best bet.
Download Microsoft Security Essentials