iPhone 5: How Does It Compare to the 4S?

The iPhone 5. Apple’s new shiny product that’s drawing in millions for them. It’s the greatly anticipated next chapter for cellphones. But is it really worth shelling out $199 ($699 without a new contract) if you have the 4S?
The Initial Differences
Lets look at the differences. As you may have seen, the iPhone 5 is noticeably thinner and lighter, it’s longer, and overall just easier to hold in your hand. The outside is now a brushed aluminum, verses the glass surfaces in the 4S, which shows more scratches and fingerprints. So there’s some noticeable differences.
Hardware Changes
Looking at the phones, you’ll see that they share many similarities; such as their same volume control buttons, the same mute switches, microphones, the power buttons, and speakers. The iPhone 5 also uses a nano-SIM sd slot instead of the older micro one. Also, the iPhone5 dropped the usual 30-pin charging port …

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A Video Game For The Olympic Games

The 2012 Olympic Games to be held in London now has an official video game released by Sega and it is already being given the thumbs up. It is not without problems, the main one being that most field and track events are difficult to make into a video game that requires skill and excitement. This is not something that can be changed but at least it is not in the realms of button bashing which characterised the last game of the Olympic Games Video four years ago.
In events like swimming and sprinting the game requires a rhythmic use of the button far removed from the mindless jabbing of the controller. In fact if you press too fast you will actually lose the rhythm and slow down.
There are some events that have specific rules and these are the best. In particular many people are enjoying things like archery …

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Finding the Higgs Particle, Decoding Light and Confounding Science

2012 is the year of discovery and change which will revolutionise the way we see our world and will prove the limitations of scientific theory, hinting at the wonders of the infinite and the unknown.
The matter in our Universe, when it was young, was distributed and shaped by pressure waves, but not dark matter which was unaffected by these waves: by decoding the first ripples in the light, and the dark, of the Universe using sophisticated scientific measurements, researchers say we will be able to know what stars and galaxies and other objects were present when the Universe was just forming itself billions of years ago. What an amazing thought.
The science of cosmology is like so much of modern science based on fact, proven theory and possibilities, and matter. It allows for the unknown but wishes the unknown to become evidence, and except in the rare enlightened science …

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Surefire Tips Of Finding A Qualified Dentist Which You Feel Comfortable With

The needs of a dental doctor who will cater any dental problems of every individual or people under one roof should be considered vital. This is the reason why you ought to hunt for helpful tips of finding a qualified dentist which you feel comfortable with. On a very early stage, it maybe hard to determine a one that you may feel comfortable to work with, but eventually through searching, a good dentist will come along.
The two fields of studies that equally deal with general dental medicine are DDS (doctor of dental surgery) and DDM (doctor of dental medicine). Discern which service is necessary for your dental problems. General dentistry with monikers like cosmetic dentist or family dentist are best for the whole family, but keep in mind, this does not have any specialization. Mostly, general professionals perform non specific assessment, and if there is a need for more …

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Technology and Design History (Timeline Infographics) Part 1

Have you ever wondered what attracted you in a new iPad, new smartphone, or any other modern gadget? Was it its fascinating technology or its simplicity of design? Design has become an essential communication tool and it’s hard to imaging new technology without it. I wanted to look at the history timeline to define correlation between technology and design and their impact on each other. I used an art history timeline to compare evolution of both areas.
1750-1850 The Industrial Revolution and Romanticism.
The first prominent interaction between technology and design (art at that time) began with the Industrial Revolution. Needless to say, the Industrial Revolution was the starting point in modern technology development and has changed the social, economic and cultural conditions of the times.
Design existed mostly in the form of art at that time and was in transition from Baroque movement (1600-1750) to Neoclassicism (1750-1850) and later …

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Ideas For Getting Kids Interested in Learning

Nowadays, when technology seems to be one of the few things that can get kids really excited, focused and entertained, it is becoming increasingly more difficult for parents and teachers to get kids interested in learning.
Kids should be taught from an early age that there is more to life than electronic entertainment so they acquire not only academic knowledge and skills, but also develop practical and social skills, and independence.
One of the best ways to get children interested in learning is to make the process more fun, and move away from the traditional classroom and textbook format of teaching. This, obviously, puts more pressure on teachers, and requires much more creativity so brainstorming and idea exchange meetings should be encouraged in the staff room at school even if they just take the form of brief lunch time catch ups once or twice a week.
A balance should be …

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Taking Luck Viral: Internal/External Social Marketing for Businesses Via Games of Chance

Colors flash brightly in a spinning circle. Slowly, the noise of the crowd lessens as the clicking of the wheel grows slower, ending with an “oooh!” as the prize is revealed. Everyone laughs and cheers. “Hey, I just won a free dessert!”
“I just won a t-shirt!”
“I won two days vacation!”
“I won a car!”
“I got a mug!”
“I get a 50{d7041c4e6afa026de24506851a219ca5610a5f906e2b398ac18672c13da8fb92} discount!”
Granted, most people won’t be nearly as excited about the mug as they would about the car, but on some level the initial excitement – before the prize – is the same. As is the thought that, perhaps next time, that mug will stay on the table, and they’ll drive off in the car. They’ll remember it every time they look at that mug.
Games of chance are becomingly increasingly popular as both internal and external marketing avenues for businesses. Part of the attraction is …

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The Sandy Bridge E – The Best Computer Gaming Processor on the Market Today!

The long time leader in computer processing is now out doing it self. Intel hit a home run with its Sandy Bridge processors in 2009, and now they are stepping their game up even more with the newest Sandy Bridge E. In a tech world now dominated by numerous cores and overclocking, this CPU is a computer builders dream come true. Performance wise Intel has forever dominated rival AMD. AMD has been a favorite for budget buyers, but any one looking to build a super performing machine has always steered towards Intel. With so many new updates from the second generation Sandy Bridge that released at the beginning of 2010, one can see that Intel has outdone itself this time.
Noticeable improvements include the appearance of six cores with up to 12 threads, up to 15 MB cache, 4 memory channels, and PCIe 3. 0. as opposed to the top …

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Where to Seek Inspiration for Your Lesson Plans

Now that the summer holidays are over and done with, back to school it is. But it can be difficult to get back into the swing of things after such a long break. Have you been finding it challenging to come up with ideas to make those lesson plans more fun and interesting for the kids? Do not fret, there are reliable places you can turn to for inspiration.
Events
It may help to know that you are far from being the only person in need of additional inspiration and support to put together more exciting lesson plans. Fortunately, the education industry has responded to this common demand, and seminars, conferences and exhibitions are now commonplace. Look out for ones organised by the British Council, for example, as well as your local council.
Industry events are a great opportunity to do some networking, brainstorming and idea exchanging. All those present …

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Tech Blog – Know About the Latest Tech News

It is very important to keep yourself updated as far as the technology is concerned. You should try to get your hands of the latest technology and gadgets as soon as they hit the market.
With so much of information available online, you might sometimes experience information overload. However, if you want some tech news then you must visit tech blogs regularly. They are the absolute choice when it comes to technological news. These blogs are credible sources of information and you can trust the information that is published on them. There are many good tech blogs that are offering quality and informative content to the readers. The bloggers who write the blogs are experienced writers.
Majority of the people surf the net as it a fastest, economical as well as a convenient option to seek information. Since technology is ever evolving, tech blogs and tech news have become a …

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