We are hearing rumors over the last few years about Apple’s iTV but it seems Apple’s rumor will become genuine in the coming days. Yes, Reports from Digitimes, a Taiwan based company revealed Apple iTV supports 4k Ultra HD television which is obviously “clear as crystal” vision and with voice and motion control functions which is common now because many recent televisions are coming up with this facility. Last but not least, the “Internet Connectivity” which is actually a no brainer because its Apple product.
It is tentative that Apple might release the Ultra TV by the end of 2013 or by the beginning of year 2014.
We always have a mindset to change our desktop wallpapers often. There are many types of wallpaper online to choose from and we specifically have different themes based on our interest. Changing Wall papers actually portray ourselves as what we are. Let’s say Gym enthusiast must try having “Rock” or “Brock Lesnar” wallpapers once in their lifetime. I inspired the same way and found some mind blowing “Apple” Wallpapers from DevaintArt for you.
Do you know USB Pend drives are more sensitive than any other drives? Pen drives are mostly used drives and it is carried often anywhere because of its compactness and storage facility. Obviously, the features of the pen drive make us victims to viruses and other malwares when it is used or plugged in third party computers. The viruses are transferred easily to your USB Drive and change your settings by corrupting your files. Sometimes we try deleting the files in the USB pen drive but it’s actually not removing your virus completely.
So what is the best way to format your USB Pen Drives? Actually there are many ways available to format the pen drive but sometimes all the possible don’t give expected results. So, I suggest you to try any of the following ways to get formatted –
Right Click the USB Pen Drive and Select Format
Actually, this first type of formatting I learned while I am studying in the College where the time I used pen drives often.
Here are the Steps –
Right Click the USB Pen Drive in the “My Computer” Section and then Select Format
A new window will appear with the “Format Options” Don’t change any setting and select the “Quick Format” option and then “Select” to formatting
A message window will appear giving a warning “Formatting will erase all data on this disk”.
Just Click “Ok”. Your formatting is done
Format USB Pen Drive using Computer Management
If you are not able to format the pen drive using the above then you can try formatting using Computer Management. Follow the below tools to format your Pen Drive
Open the Control Panel from the Start Menu
Select Administrative Tools, and then select Computer Management from the options
Select Disk Management from the list “Storage”
Right click on the drive letter corresponding to the USB drive and select Format
Just confirm and your formatting will be done
Format USB Flash Drive Using Command Prompt
There is another most effective option available to format your USB Pen Drive, in case if you failed using the above ways
Click Start and go to Run. A window will appear.
Type “cmd” and click OK.
Let’s assume the letter of the USB flash drive is G. Before entering the below command you have to make sure your drive letter.
Kindly enter this command “format /q /x G:” and then press Enter.
What is your way of formatting the USB Pen Drive ?
Since the release of Samsung Galaxy S4, there are lots of talks revolving around the world already and it seems the mentions surpassed 85,000 + on social media networks in an hour. Another most important ingredient “Apple iPhone “which helps spice up the talks of Samsung Galaxy S4 in Social media space. Like this, there are many contributing factors which help Galaxy S4 for a better promotion in Social Media Space.
Between all, I have traced some of the recent and top funny tweets mentioning Samsung #galaxys4
Tweet by @MildlyClassic with 1770 Re-tweets and 282 Favorites
In Samsung Galaxy S4, the video will pause if you look away. In S5 a hand will come out and slap you if you look away while watching a video
You know My mom will slap me if I bought a Samsung Galaxy S4.
Tweet by @riya043 with 172 Re-tweets and 39 Favorites
So the Samsung Galaxy S4 is revealed. Apple will sue Samsung for spelling 4S backwards. #GalaxyS4
You know “S4” or “4S” it is not easy “for us” to buy.
Tweet by @Roflindian with 105 Re-tweets and 26 Favorites
Rs 59990 just for Samsung Galaxy S4? Mad? For Rs 599 you can explore entire galaxy with a fine bottle of whisky & also have something to eat.
You know now it is available for Rs.45, 000
Anyhow Samsung Galaxy S4 seems head to head with Apple iPhone and tops the smartphone market.
You will certainly agree that we are computer worms always depend on computers to get our work done. Now a day’s there is no career without computers and every one must have basic computer skills to survive in their career. There are many short cut keys available to speed up our work and get the work done at ease. If you don’t know the below tricks then it’s time to get your hands dirt.
Window Key + D to access Desktop
If you are working on different documents or applications in your computer and you are in need to check your desktop to access something, then you have to use the below short cut key.
Hold “Window key + D” Simultaneously.
This will help you to access your desktop in a second.
Prt Sc (Print Screen) button to Screen Capture
Actually this is a well know keyboard shortcut key and trick already, but it is worth repeating. If you want to capture the on screen or some other things you want to show up, then use Prt Sc (Print Screen) key. You can find this key above the “Insert” key in the keyboard. Pressing this key will copy the screen on windows and copied it in to clipboard. From there, you can paste it in to “Paint Tool” or some other equivalent application and save it as image file.
Ctrl + “+” or “-“for Zooming
Are you agree, that information contained in web lacks consistency. Yes, you are unable to find standardization in websites playing with larger and smaller fonts. To get rid of this worst situation, you can use “Ctrl” (Control key) following (Pressing Simultaneously) with “+” and “-“to zoom out and zoom in. Once you pressed this key, the page will reorganize accordingly and you can have a clear visualization.
Ctrl + “+” or “-“to “Zoom out” and “Zoom In”
Window Key + M to minimize all the Documents/Windows
Say If you are working in nearly 20 documents/Windows and you have to minimize all the documents/Windows at once, then you have to use the below short cut key
Window Key + M
By using this short cut key, your burden will be reduced by minimizing all the documents one by one.
Window Key + Shift + M to maximize all Documents/Windows
If you want to maximize all the documents/Windows you minimized, then press “Window Key + shift + M” .It will help you restore all the minimized windows. Just the opposite of “Window Key + M”
Working in computers sometimes makes you irate but it’s all about how we are working in it. Confidently you have learned a thing or two from this list. Obviously this list doesn’t make you genius but it will help you add some value by saving your time.
Have you aware about the new update in YouTube? No, then here is the update. Now you can create photo slideshow in YouTube effortlessly. Actually, we used to create picture slideshows using some other tools like Picasa. But now it is not needed. You can create by simply drag your uploaded pictures and create a picture slideshows as videos with Pan and Zoom effect.
There are hundreds of search tips and tricks offered by Google. But obviously we know very less search trick and sometimes none. Here are my three quick and simple search tricks by Google.
I am sure many of you are unnoticed not knowing Google built in calculator. Indeed I am also not aware of. Anyhow how you can access the built-in Google Calculator.
Just enter your calculation in Google Search and you will find the answer.
Know your Local Time
If you want to know the time you will look in to your watch or mobile phone or something else. I am sure we are spending lot of time in Internet. So if you want to know the current local time then just use any of these search term “What Time” or “What Time is” or “What time it is”.
Finding Exact File Type
You can find exact files of your need in Google search by simply adding a “File type” modifier at the end of your search Query. Let’s say if you are looking for a “payslip” document then you have to search like this “Payslip pdf”.
Here is a quick blog post on some of the useful search operators you can use in general in your SEO Strategy. These operators will be helpful if you want to analyze your competitor’s search optimization in general. So what I am meaning if you want analyze the anchor text of your competitors in particular page or if you want to analyze the keywords used in URL structure of your competitors then these operators will be helpful.
Inanchor: Search Operator
If you want to identify a particular “Anchor Text” in a particular pages then this operator will be helpful. Use the below format to implement this search operator
“Keyword Name” Inanchor:”Keyword Name”
The Keyword specified before the operator “Inanchor” directs the “Page” contains the specified keyword.
The Keyword specified after the operator “Inanchor” identifies the “Anchor Text” of the specified keyword
For Example – hotels inanchor:Chennai . For this search, Google will return pages, in which anchor text to the pages contain the keyword “Chennai” and the page contains the keyword “hotels”.
From the SEO perspective it is helpful to you to identify the number of Anchor text in a particular page with the needed keyword.
Intitle: Search Operator
By using this operator Google will return pages containing the “keyword” in the title. Use the below format to implement this search operator.
“Keyword Name” Intitle:”Keyword Name”
The Keyword specified before the operator “Intitle” directs the “Page” contains the specified keyword.
The Keyword specified after the operator “Intitle” identifies the title of the page of specified keyword
For Example – Resorts intitle:Resorts in Goa. For this search, Google will return page titles of the keyword “Resorts in Goa” in Search Engine and the page contains the keyword “Resorts”.
From the SEO perspective it is helpful to you to identify the structure of the “Keyword” used in Meta title.
inurl: Search Operator
When you used this inurl:”Keyword Name” operator, Google will return pages that contain the keyword specified in the URL of the pages. Use the below format to implement this search operator. Use the below format to implement this search operator.
inurl: “Keyword Name”
For example – inurl:top-10-cars-in-india, For this search Google will return pages that contain the keyword “top-10-cars-in-india”.
From the SEO perspective it is helpful to you to identify similar pages of information in the website.
Simple ways to overcome Facebook Edge Rank and staying top in your Newsfeed.
Let me first explain what is Facebook Edge Rank?
Facebook Edge Rank is an algorithm released by Facebook last year. It determines how much number of fans/followers of your page can actually see the update. Once Facebook released this algorithm many of the brands/companies started to see the drop of updates reach to their fans. Like say if you have 1000 fans then the update is visible approximately to 100 fans. i.e. Ten in One calculation. Also if you want make your updates visible to the remaining 100 fans then they have to engage with your page for must.
How Facebook Edge Rank is calculated?
Facebook Edge Rank completely lies in the below three factors
What is Affinity in Facebook Edge Rank?
Affinity is defined as the relationship between your fans to your page. It is measure by fans number of likes, comments and views to your post/update in newsfeed.
So increase in fans engagement to your Facebook update, the higher the affinity score.
What is Weight in Facebook Edge Rank?
Weight determines what type of update it is. It is a video update or Image Update or Link Update or Text alone Update. It is considered weight is given to a video update and the rest follow. Check the order of importance below
Video Update – Ranks 1st
Image Update – Ranks 2nd
Link Update – Ranks 3rd
Text Update – Ranks 4th
From the research it is found video updates make more engagement.
What is Time in Facebook Edge Rank?
Time in Facebook Edge Rank measures how recent or fresh your update is
Time decay factor is considered to be a vital factor in Facebook Edge Rank. It means the more fresh the update is, the more your fans can see and older the update is, less chance of people seeing the update.
So the bottom line to beat Facebook Edge Rank is to increase fans engagement to each and every update in your page.
Fine then let’s see how to increase Facebook engagement to your update you are posting. Accordingly it wholly depends on the type of content we are creating.
The simple formula to create engagement type of update is
“Multimedia Content + Call to Action Update = Good Engagement”
Image + Call to Action Update
It is recommended and advisable to share an image along with your update. The update and image shared must have a call to action element in it. Just check the Basics Life Clothing Facebook Update.
In this update, Basics Life is trying to focus on the below three things
Talentica Software is a pune based software company. If you look at their Facebook, there followers also very less and there is no much engagement. But recently they created a video which had a blast in social media space. Just see this video and if you certainly like to join this company.
So I am sure if you have your base right in Facebook, then there is a lot of space for your brand/company to get more followers and engagement. Once you started to do all these then eventually you will be in the top of your newsfeed.
Simple and easy ways to maximize conversions from Display Advertising.
There is a usual assumption among people that display advertising is not proving enough and expected results but it is totally wrong. It always depend on how we running the display advertising campaign. I found many online ads lack relevancy, not understanding customer’s requirement properly and more importantly it lacks on-ad compelling text. Here are simple ways to maximize the conversion of your advertisement.
Relevancy of Banner AD and Landing Page
The first thing you need to focus on is to give relevancy to the banner ad and the landing page you are going to create. If you are talking about a particular offer in the banner ad then make sure you had given enough information about the ad in the landing page once visitor landed. Check out Sterling Holidays banner ad and landing Page.
Tip– Make sure your banner ad and Landing page designed well in order to captivate the attention of the visitor
Compelling Text on Your Banner Advertisement
The next thing you direct your focus is on creating compelling text on your advertisement. You need to craft your text that makes people to click the ad. I call it as “First Text” which means the text people first look in to. Make sure your “First Text” is compelling. Take Microsoft 365 as an example, the first text here is “Are your Teams completely in Sync? “ in larger font. This must be a captivating one so that the visitors take time to look in to what is all about. Next one the description of the product “Expand to see how your teams can work wherever, whenever “So here “Expand” means “Click and See”, the professional and indirect way of instructing the visitor to click the ad. The bottom line – create a banner ad with compelling text and description to convert visitors in to action
Tip – Don’t put much content on your ad and don’t use “Click Here”, “Visit Here” text often
Relevancy of Banner AD and Placement of Websites
Yes this one is very sensible. Placement of banner ads on sites which has relevancy to your product. It is really odd placing a real estate advertisement in technology blogs. By studying and understanding customers behavior you can easily work on placing ads in relevant websites. For example you are going to sell your mobile phones then the right place to display your ad in mobile review sites. This makes a quicker conversion.
Whats your strategy on making more conversion from Display Advertising ?.