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The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over the Lazy Dog

'The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog' sentence is often mistakenly rendered as 'The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog,' which does not include an s.

Samsung Galaxy S and Samsung Wave

Samsung Mobiles recently introduced two new GSM mobile phones here – the Samsung Galaxy S (I9000) and Samsung Wave (S8500).

Antenna Problems in Mobile Phones

To prove that iPhone is not the only smart-phone that faces Antenna related issues, Apple has released test videos that demonstrate how mobile phones from Nokia, BlackBerry, HTC and Samsung drop signals when held in a particular way.

Create Magazines for the iPad with InDesign CS5

The latest version of Adobe’s desktop publishing tool – Adobe InDesign CS5 – can help book publishers and print media easily publish their content in a format that is compatible with the Apple iPad.

New Symbol for the Indian Rupee

This image is the final currency symbol (see candidates) of our Indian Rupee. Unlike other currency symbols like the Dollar or the Euro, you can’t however type the Rupee symbol using the standard Roman keyboard as the Unicode Consortium has not assigned a unique (ASCII) code to this new Rupee symbol yet but there are some free fonts that include this symbol already.

A Chair Made of Old CDs

If you are thinking of more creative ways to reuse the old CDs, here’s another one  – this ‘panda chair’ is constructed from a simple base covered in CDs lined up in rows.

Using iPhone as a Video Camera

You’ll be a bit surprised to know that this movie was shot entirely using an iPhone 4 and edited with the iMovie app.

How to Use Dropbox

This simple video tutorial describes how you can use Dropbox to share your files and access them from anywhere.

Use your iPad as a GPS Navigation Device

You use your iPad for web surfing, for watching movies and probably for reading books but there are other interesting uses of the tablet as well.

Types of Wireless Networks

There are basically three different types of wireless networks – WAN, LAN and PAN: Wireless Wide Area Networks (WWAN): WWANs are created through the use of mobile phone signals typically provided and maintained by specific mobile phone (cellular) service providers.