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If you are old enough to remember the 80s or the 90s era, then you probably can remember the trouble you had trying to transfer a telephone number from BT over to another landline provider or worse still, to get your mobile service provider to let you transfer your mobile number to another network. Various reasons (or excuses) were often given for why this was not possible, however in many cases it was simply a matter of policy to make it as difficult as possible to pull off such a transfer as the telephone and mobile companies knew from their statistics that if they made it difficult enough, many people would just give up and stay their customer for longer. In 2003, Ofcom, the UK

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For Android users, there could be nothing more annoying than seeing Apple fans expressing their undying desires to get the next iOS devices. It seems each year, loyal Apple lovers become incredibly vocal. Even experts and analysts find it blasphemous if they don’t claim that a new iPhone model is the best device ever launched. As Apple is planning to hit the shelves with a couple of new iPhone models, the rapidity of loyal Apple followers will hit a new high. We also begin to hear grandiose assertions from industry analysts that these two handsets will be massively successful. Nevertheless, there are no indications that both iPhone models will offer groundbreaking hardware and software solutions. In fact, users of current high-end Android devices may consider

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There are many pieces of photo editing software currently available, but only a few which are considered the “best” by professional and amateur photographers alike. These applications come with a range of price tags and also a variety of interfaces and tools which make them ideal for easy use. Pixen A great piece of software for Mac OSX, Pixen is a great editor for both animated and static images. This is a great quality piece of software for its price as it offers layer editing capabilities which means that you can edit sections of the image without harming the rest of the picture. Layers are ideal for editing specific areas of an image without applying effects to other layers that you don’t want to be

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Are you amused with natural scenic beauty and tend to capture it through your camera? A proper planning can result in producing a flawless panorama picture. Getting a perfect panorama picture is more complex as compared to the usual shots. Panorama pictures do not require just one click, you have to take a few shots and then stitch the picture to give a wide view. It is therefore important that the pictures are taken in a way that they can be stitched together without many flaws. Identify an ending and starting point, like tree, hill, etc. and take pictures accordingly. The following article will help you hone your skills in developing flawless and beautiful panorama pictures: How To Stitch Your Panorama Pictures Stitching is the

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Video games or PC games have been around for quite some time now. The gaming industry has become one of the biggest markets of the world and the way this industry is moving, we can only say that this trend will keep on being improved in coming years. Recently we have seen quite a few advancements in the gaming industry; one of the most significant advancement is the advent of online games. Users are not required to install huge games on their PC anymore, but they can play their favorite games through their web browser and internet easily now. Online games have opened a new horizon of gaming in the world of gamers; they can now play the games anywhere at any time. Online gaming

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When people think about networking they associate it with cables and wires. This is why the Ethernet cables have become a symbol for what cables are used both in the office and at home. The cables are used to carry amounts of data at 1000 MBS rates. They can transmit computer to computer information. The Ethernet leads can be used for the streaming of live TV. Because companies start to avoid the DVDs, they want to deliver their content right on the TV itself. In most cases they will opt for streaming the content. The problem with these cables is of course their length. You may be interested in finding out what is the maximum you can have without any loss in terms of quality

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In a business, there are many important decisions that need to be done properly in order to keep the business growing in the right direction. The better your decision, the better the result will be for your business. But, if you pick the wrong decision for your business, the result will also turn out to be bad. It can even shut your business down. However, it is not easy to make a good decision for your business. Sometimes, there are too many choices in front of you, and you can’t pick which one is the best for your business. That’s why it is important for you to use Decision Support System (DSS) in your business to help you make better decisions for your business. Here

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Charles Darwin is a celebrated English naturalist and explorer whose theory about man’s evolution has gone viral. In fact, his textbooks are also historical records of what he calls the prehistoric times of mankind. In his theory, all species of life descended over the times from a common ancestors. He also argues that the branching pattern of the evolution is an aftermath of a process called natural selection in which the species’ struggle to exist resulted in its selective breeding.   Contrary to this, the evolution of the internet is not as argumentative as this. In fact, over time, man has devised a more uniform history of how this internet technology came to be. 1950’s: The Conception The internet, at par was designed to generally connect

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The concept of server virtualization is gaining popularity at a fast pace. The technique is used to minimize infrastructure cost and making the processes more refined and consolidated. The flow of data is also easily manageable through server vitalization. As you may know that server virtualization means hosting multiple virtual machines on a single server, each of these virtual machines are accessible by a user who uses them as his personal desktop.  Although many companies now tend to shift to server virtualization, the decision should be taken after considering at least the following facts:  Selecting A Right Virtual Server  Before selecting a virtual server, remember that capacity of all virtual servers is not same. Some are good to host few virtual machines but in case

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It happens all the time when we have to actually choose between two of the top notch market products and compare them to see which one of them is more preferable for us. We only want to get our hands on the best product so most companies get confused regarding which one should be preferred. Two of such market leaders in 3D animation market are Maya and 3DS Max. Almost all the products we use daily have their PROS and CONS, and most products are eager to offer even better functionalities to overcome their competitors. Maya and 3DS Max are both very feature rich and dynamic 3D animation tools, and interestingly both the tools are owned by one company. MAYA was a separate brand but

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WordPress an excellent platform for building websites, even if a website needs advanced features like maps, payment processing, or product listings. In fact, WordPress is one of the best free ecommerce platforms in the world, especially for beginners who do not have a lot of coding or web design experience. WordPress lets even the most amateur webmaster build beautiful and powerful ecommerce websites through themes, plugins, widgets, and other tools, which are all only a few clicks away. While not all ecommerce themes and plugins are free, the following are some of the best WordPress themes and plugins for ecommerce that can be obtained on a moderate budget. GetShopped GetShopped is a WordPress ecommerce plugin that can be customized to match the appearance of any

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Many people around the globe claim that iPhone 5 looks just like the previous versions of iPhones especially its last iPhone i.e. iPhone 4S. More and more people are trying to convince people that there is no difference between iPhone 5 and 4S. If you are among those people that are confused with these claims and propaganda, than read on, as we will compare both the models of iPhone to find out if they are really similar or not? If you do a little research online regarding the features of iPhone 5, you would come to know that Apple has introduced quite a few revolutionizing enhancements in iPhone 5 which makes it a more desirable and classy smart phone when compared to any of iPhone`s

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Managed information technology services refer to management and implementation of consistent IT services in an industry that abides by essentialities and requirements of a business. Digitalized and computing systems form an integral part of businesses these days. So, managed IT services are in stipulation that aid in establishing a proficient control over digitalized and computerized prospects of an organization. Managed IT services now refer to outsourcing the technical department of a company to an experienced and efficient managed service provider with knowledgeable skills in digital and electronic equipment  communication and networks to plot a significant progress path for your business. How Managed It Services Aid In Progress And Development Of Your Business IT experts integrate the needs of your company. Progress of a business needs to be evaluated

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When you sign up for your first hosting plan your provider will most likely also provide you with a web hosting control panel. The web hosting control panel is an extremely useful tool that will make managing the backend and particular behind the scenes activities of your site much easier to do. Some of the things you’ll be able to do in your web hosting control panel are manage your email accounts, ftp accounts, manage pointer and add-on domains, access your sites statistics, manage files, build pages for your website, install certain scripts with the push of a button, MySQL database management and a multitude of other functions. As you can see, these control panels are extremely powerful and will make your day to day

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As a kid everyone remembers making a few prank calls. Call a person and either fake it or hang up after a ring or two. Of course this was not as fun as ring or stray doorbells! But with the introduction of caller ID, it makes the task a whole lot harder. Now you prank call a person and they’re sure to call you back. But of course one benefit is still left, if you call a landline and the person doesn’t know you’re number, the anonymity still stays. As long as you can call a person and remain anonymous, we guess you can still play that game. The only loophole is if the person looks up the landline number in a telephone directory. If

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You Already Know Even if you aren’t sure what it is, you’re more than likely already familiar with Wide Format Media. Wide Format Media generally refers to the equipment used in the production of various large prints. No matter what the finished product is used for, the process requires a specialized digital printer that is designed to handle prints that are up to and over 60” wide. Inkjet technology allows these printers to work on a variety of different material, including vinyl or glossy-coated papers. Instead of using individual sheets like smaller-scale printers do, wide format printers use rolls of material to produce the finished product on a much larger scale. But what’s the point of this? Why use a big roll of paper instead

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If you are a fan of BMX video games then you will be happy to know that there are a lot of free BMX games you can play online. While there are virtually hundreds of BMX video games online, the problem is finding the good ones. Just because a BMX game lets you be a BMX racer doesn’t mean that it is good. A good BMX games needs to be easy to play, challenging, and most importantly, fun. There are a lot of really good BMX bike games out there on the internet but the following five BMX games are some of the best you can find. Twilight BMX Twilight BMX is one of the most original offerings in the online BMX game genre. First

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Every business owner or manager knows that first impressions mean everything. The moment a potential client steps foot into your building or office they are forming an idea of who you are and what type of business you are capable of. Having a clean and neat space is nice, but in today’s ultra-competitive marketplace it isn’t nearly enough. You need to catch a potential customer’s attention and keep it in a way that encourages a continuing relationship. One way to do that is to create a reception area that is beyond neat and efficient. Make it inspired. You don’t have to invest mega amounts of money to achieve the desired effect. Just incorporate a water wall or waterfall into your existing décor and transform an

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When it comes to running a business, it is just as important for you to ensure that you have everything well organized as it is to take good care of your customers and employees. Organization in business is commonly referred to as project management, but this is also a term that many stray away from because they relate the term solely to construction-related industries. However, project management is just as important in your typical corporations as it is in a construction company because there are still projects to be completed whether that means closing a bid or constructing a new business. Most agree that there are four stages involved with project management, which are planning, organizing, motivating and controlling. Planning The first step in project

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