21st century is really going awesome with technology. Plenty of new things are developed and tons of old things are improved for superior future. In this race of technology our space technology is also improving swiftly. Now we are being offered to have a space trip by various companies. Our technology is getting to other planets in search of life and answers. [ Space trip with helium balloon ]
Exoplanets (consider it as a short version of Extrasolar planets) are those planets that are not from our solar system. They orbit around their own Sun like star. According to Wikipedia there are more than a thousand such planets that have been discovered. 1 out of 5 Sun like starts have planets that resemble to our planet Earth in habitable zone .
Chang’e is the goddess of moon for Chinese, so, they named their spacecraft with the name of their goddess and rover which this spacecraft took to the Moon was named as Yutu (Jade Rabbit). Chang’e landed on surface of moon on 14 December 2013. It was first thing to soft-land on the surface of moon after 1976 (Luna 24). Luna 24 was the first spacecraft which made soft landing on moon’s surface and returned samples of lunar surface in a capsule which returned to earth’s surface.
Are you planning some big trip? Give this helium balloon a try! Save your money for a space trip because it’ll cost you $75,000.
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Google cannot get everywhere to capture images for street view of Google Maps, so, now Google allows everyone to share images so every place gets on Google’s street view. If you have android 4.2 (Jelly bean) phone then consider yourself lucky because android 4.2 have a new camera feature called photo sphere which can capture 360 degree photo of surroundings.
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There were lots of new features introduced in Android 4.4 (KitKat). I have already a post on some of them. New version 4.4.1 is not getting you too much updated features like 4.4 did but there are certain changes that make it even smarter. Main improvements are for camera and some other speaker bugs are fixed for nexus 5. Wireless display is now renamed to Cast screen.
Everyone use or used Windows for their PCs and among all the older versions windows XP was the best OS from Microsoft. It was released on 24 august 2001 and was most popular till windows 7 came out. Microsoft is going to give up Support for XP on April 8, 2014.
These days every camera adds timestamp to the exif data of picture that is stored with it. Mostly all cameras or mobile phones add current time to the image but what if you forgot to adjust time of your camera? In such case your camera will add wrong timestamp to the exif data of digital picture, but there is a way to correct that.
Android is an awesome operating system for Smartphone. It is based on Linux kernel and is developed by Android, Inc which got financial support from Google. Google bought it in 2005 and is really trying to get this OS smarter for even better Smartphones. Different android versions have different codenames. First codename was Cupcake which was for Android 1.5. Codename for Versions 4.1 - 4.3 was Jelly Bean and now new version 4.4 got new name KitKat.
Internet explorer is now available for Windows 7 which was shipped as default browser of Windows 8.1. Microsoft will update Internet explorer of windows 7 automatically to IE 11. IE 11 came with improved security, performance and privacy. You can enjoy using IE11 if you are using Windows 7 or 8.1.
This Tuesday Twitter announced new update in home feed. Now you'll see image and video previews without clicking on show button. This update is also available to android and iOS users who updated their app.
Geo tag gives information about location where you took some photo. These days lots of cameras and mobile phones give you option to add Geo tag to your photos automatically so that you can remember where that photo was taken. Sometimes you want to add/show location in photo but forget to switch on GPS option and it's too late when you realize, because you do not want to go back there and capture photos again. This is the reason I want to show you how you can add Geo tag to photos without need of GPS in your camera. You can even add GPS information to any photo you've captured.
Google+ is second most popular social networking site in world (having 500 million users) and is keeping people together since 2011. Like Facebook Google plus can connect you with your friends and family in different ways. You can send messages to your friends, make video call and you can also share what's new only with them. You can add family members and your friends in circles to arrange them in such a way so that you can share things easily if you want to share with them only.
Technology is really getting better day by day and we've got really awesome stuff that we used to think impossible. Now smart phones are almost essential for everyone because it can get you lot more than you think. Recently I discovered bitlock which you can use to lock your bicycle from your smart phone. Bitlock created lock which give you key in your smart phone, so, you don't have to take keys with you to lock or unlock your bicycle. You can preorder it on kickstarter if you want to get it.
Last month Google updated new tab interface of Google Chrome and Facebook added edit post functionality that I really like.
Google introduced completely redesigned new tab interface which is my favorite due to availability of everything with just a click. Get your apps by clicking on apps button which is available at extreme left side in bookmarks bar below omnibox.
FAT32 was developed for older versions of windows (For Windows NT). It has less security than NTFS. It was included with Windows 95, 98 and Windows Me. It is suitable if you want to install some old version of windows i.e. You can install windows 98, or other older versions along with newer version. But you'll need FAT32 file system for better performance of older windows because they do not support NTFS. FAT32 only support hard drive of upta 2TB in size and microsoft Windows 2000 can only work with FAT32 partition having no more than 32 GB of space and windows XP does not let you format partition or drive having more than 32GB of space.
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May be your friend needed help and you could help him with a picture of your desktop but you don’t knew how to capture a screenshot of your desktop. So, here are tips on how to capture and make your desktop screenshot impressive. Windows Vista and Windows 7 got a utility that can help you capture screenshots but in Windows XP there is no such utility or software pre-installed.