Apple has been able to sell more than 2.1 million iPhone 5 devices in China within the first 3 days of its launch. Tim Cook, CEO Apple states that it has been the best first weekend sales ever in China.

Apparently, China got in love with the iPhone 5.

Apple released the iPhone 5 in China on December 14, 2012, and was able to sell more than 2.1 million phones just within the first 3 days.

Tim Cook mentioned in a statement that the customer’s response towards iPhone 5 in the Chinese region has been unbelievable, which has set new records with the bestest first weekend sale even in China. For Apple, China is an extremely imperative market and customers there simply cannot wait to get their hands on the Apple gadgets.

By the end of December 2012, the iPhone 5 has been made available in 100 different countries. Apple marks it as the fastest and greatest iPhone roll-out to date.

The iPhone 5 offered to Chinese market does include the option of the Mandarin language. As per the stats provided by Emirates247, Apple is selling approximately 463 Smartphones and gadgets a minute

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Soon after so much wait, Apple finally has unveiled its iPhone 5 on September 12Th, 2012. IPhone fanatics have been dying to get their hands on the gadget. After too many rumors and speculations that have been around since the start of 2012, the gadget does not happen to answer to the prayers of millions of Apple fans worldwide as well as of its competitors.

There are two imperative aspects of this Smartphone that people do need to understand before they opt for it. First and foremost, Apple’s software designing department has completely focused on the software to make it more user-friendly and enhance the usability rather than improvising the hardware configurations. The second most important thing to consider is that even though the iPhone 5 has been stylishly designed, making it a Smartphone of its own class, still it happens to be a mix of two extremes as there are several positive as well as negative points that simply cannot be set aside.

Considering the specs, most users fail to realize what the Smartphone must be worth. It happens to be the lightest among most of the hottest gadgets around simply being 112g whereas the Apple’s iPhone 4S weighted 140g and the Galaxy SIII weighs 133g. Another vital aspect to take into account is that the device is quite thinner, and that’s only 7.6mm whereas the Galaxy SIII s 8.6mm, the iPhone 4S was 9.3mm, and the HTC one X is 8.9mm thick, which makes it pretty easy to hold and use the iPhone 5.

The design and body must have been one of the primary matters of interest and for this reason, when mostly gadgets are available with bigger screen sizes such as 4.3 or 4.5, Apple iPhone 5 has a ravishing 4” screen. Its pretty fine slightly capacitive backlit TFT touchscreen with 640 x 1136 pixels with Apple oleophobic coatings and Corning Gorilla Glass.

Like other Apple devices, iPhone 5 also does not support external memory option, and the users are provided with the options of choosing from 16, 32, and 64 GB inbuilt storage capacities. The iPhone 5 supports the new A6 processors which is quite smaller in size, drains lesser battery, better is speed as compared to the prior versions from Apple. The operating system was very much anticipated, the iOS 6 was launched a few months ago. Some other impressive features include the iCloud service, the Siri natural language support along with the iBooks reader. Compared to various gadgets out there, the iPhone 5 offers users with an incredible battery backup which is approximately 10 hours of music play, 8 hours of talk time and 225 hours of standby.

The negative sides of the gadget are equally there. Firstly, compared to all the hot Smartphones out there, the iPhone 5’s display isn’t much impressive. Moreover, it is not very understandable why Apple developers keep restricting the storage capacity whereas Smartphone users prefer more and more space which is useful for them to keep all their images, videos, music and a lot more right on the go! The camera, on the other hand, is nothing fancy when compared to the results of Nokia Lumia 920. Once again, it is pretty childish of Apple to come up with Smartphones that support only nano-SIM whereas most of the telecom carriers do not deliver such services, specially in the International market. The price again happens to be way overboard. Smartphones users fine HTC One X and Samsung SIII much more affordable compared to iPhone 5, which certainly isn’t cool for Apple.

The gadget certainly is reliable and a status symbol but when it comes performance and delivering extra that what users actually anticipates, the iPhone 5 from Apple doesn’t impress at all!

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Timeline happens to be a name of a new profile layout for all the Facebook users that was initially only available to the beta developers and testers. The new layout was applicable to users at the end of 2011 as an optional feature that Facebook users had to enable manually. However, later on, there was a forced switch to the Timeline profile, most users never happened to like it and want to remove timeline.

Some users even did not switch, and one day when they signed in, they received an official message from Facebook stating ‘Dear User, you have been switched to Facebook Timeline’. Now, Timeline enables users to enjoy some of the most exciting features, and make you illustrate your entire life in a graphical manner since the day you have signed up for Facebook.

That’s the positive side of Facebook Timeline, now the opposite one is mentioned below.

As there are others who like the Timeline feature, whereas some users totally hate it, and never want to sign up for it unless they are forced to switch. But, there is a solution to everything!!

I recently came across the same issue, and I don’t find myself liking the new Facebook profile layout at all. So, here you go with the easiest approach on how to remove or disable Timeline from your Facebook profile. This technique works in Google Chrome, FireFox, Safari and Internet Explorer which are the three major Web browsers.

  • First and foremost, you need browse through
  • In the browser, type in in the address bar.
  • You will get to the particular page
  • As you scroll down, you will see different browsers, and you will see the one highlighted and that would be the one you are currently accessing.
  • You are only required to click on the highlighted icon, and it will lead you to an app/file download.
  • Click on the Install button, And, the extension will be installed on your browser
  • Once installed, you will see the extension icon on your browser
  • As you click on the icon, it will either show a green mark with a message as ‘Timeline Removed’
  • Now, go back to your timeline profile and click on the extension icon. If it shows the green mark, then it means you can easily remove / disable the timeline profile layout.
  • You must refresh your page and check the extension icon, as it shows green, you have successfully disabled Facebook Timeline layout and have reverted to the old profile on Facebook.

That’s pretty nice and clean!

However, someday you really change your mind and want to opt for the Timeline layout, you need to click on the extensions green mark, it will turn into a cross, refresh your page, and there you go with the Timeline layout on your profile !

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The Facebook’s IPO happens to be one of the most eagerly awaited events in the industry. As I have seen, very few companies have been able to accomplish what has been done by the Apple Corporation in the last few years.

what I mean to say here is that there is an extremely high probability that Facebook is going to beat down Apple when it comes to the ROI (Return on Investment) as well a that Facebook – the social media giant stock purchases in the Initial Public Offering perhaps beats the return on Apple over the next 4 years.

Let me have a comparison of both of these:


Often a unique set of certain events leads to the birth of an enterprise in such a manner that it can never ever be recreated. The biggest example we have with us is Facebook. Given any amount of money and talent, Facebook is something that cannot be recreated at all.

Google, on the other hand has tried its best and came up with Google+. It has both the money as well as the talent and Google+ is good enough. In most of the analysis, the reports states that the entire design and user-interface of Google+ is a lot better than what Facebook offers in several respects.


As Google has predominance when it comes to search engines, there is a considerable incentive for all such users who prefer showing up in the Google searches and for this reason they need to be an active user on Google+. However, Facebook is never able to meet up to this particular incentive. Such a feature has really helped Google+ to attract more than 125 million users in an extremely short span of time.

Apple itself is unique in its own ways but not when it is about the recreational aspect. Samsung is the leading brand that is simply nipping on the Apple heals. There are numerous competitors that are fully capable of manufacturing what Apply is offering to its users, and in the near future they will be on par as compared to Apple in the near future.  Apple needs to play this game a lot faster in comparison to its competitors so that they cannot catch up.

The conclusion here is that Apple does not support the unique advantage as Facebook does. In the recreational aspect, Facebook makes Apple lose. Facebook is the Winner!

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Is it that your princess has made her initial step towards standing? I totally agree to the fact that it is the most wonderful and magnificent sight to witness your little one stand holding onto an object as she clouts the floor with her little tiny feet. She would be attracting you with her own cute ways and cackles to make you realize her new skill that she has lately learned. I am pretty sure that you will have your mouth all wide open with surprise, happiness and joy. This is time when you should get your baby with cute baby girl shoes so that you are able to care for her tender feet.

Once your baby starts to walk, she would be passionate to explore the world and that also all by her own self. So, you need to keep your prams you had for her aside and make her walk to a park during pleasant weathers. While you are holding her little finger and walking your little one down the track, it is certainly going to give you a different yet beautiful feeling. But, you need to be extremely careful here and make sure that her shoes do not hurt her tiny feet and upset her cheerfulness. When you are shopping for your baby girl shoes, always consider opting for soft and comforting soled baby shoes.

Make sure the shoes you are considering buying have adequate spacing between the tip of the shoes as well as the feet to provide space for the little feet to fully grow. You can even take your princess to the store as this way you will have a better idea about which pair fits her properly. Do not worry at all if your baby is pulling out the items that are on the shelf after all it is fun and the shopkeepers will truly understand and will take pleasure in it.

In case you happen to be a responsible and proud parent, and will also prefer pampering your little one with the best of the whole thing, opt for as many baby dress shoes as possible so that you can match them with different outfits you have for her in the wardrobe. In the present times, every single shoe manufacturer has such baby shoes that have innovative prints and appealing designs in numerous shades to harmonize outfits. You will be able to come across baby crib shoes, cute baby girl shoes, cute infant shoes, black sandals, bee shoes, cute shoes, boots and a lot more adorable and cute ones at most of the online stores. You will find these cool and pretty baby girl shoes available at extremely affordable rates.

So what are you waiting for? You should start looking for baby girl shoes over the Internet and you will find a great collection of baby booties, crib shoes toddler shoes, girl baby shoes and a lot more. These shoes will be manufactured from different materials that are soft and comfortable for the gentle feet of your little one.

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Windows 8 – Is It Going to Succeed?

Posted: 31st March 2012 by Sarah Aslam in Technology

Windows may not turn out to be the most superior application program in the market. On the other hand, if you get to come across the operating system statistics, one point is very much clear. 80% to 90% of the computer users make use of Windows operating systems in their machines. windows 8

The application program supports a large number of hardware models, offering a user-friendly and simple platform to work with and also available within a reasonable price range. These aspects have turned out to be one of the key factors when it comes to the success and achievement of Windows.
With the advancements in the field of Information and Technology, there are more software and hardware challenges in the market where Microsoft Corporation needs to prove with a solid and robust solution. We have now Windows 8 available which would be taking the computing experience to a superior level.

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Two-time CEO as well as the co-founder Apple Corporation, Steve Jobs has offered his resignation to the company’s board of directors.

He has been suffering from poor health for quite some time. Back in January 2011, he took a medical leave from the company. He came back to the public spotlight in the month of March on the Launch of iPad 2.

He believes he is not enjoying a good health and as a result he will not be able to perform the duties of Apple’s CEO; however, he has recommended the name of Tim Cook as Apple’s new CEO.

He further stated that Apple’s most innovative and brightest days are ahead of it and he would be looking forward to contributing and watching the success in a totally new role. He truly was being thankful to all his associates and friends at Apple Corporation.

Cutting long story short, the guy isn’t doing well and certainly is not coming back to the company which has made this a sad day for the company as well as its fans all around the globe.

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That reaches the figure of about one trillion.

Coming to the stats, Google’s DoubleClick Ad Planner states that Facebook has got more than 870 million unique users. These figures certainly make it the leading web portals when it comes to broad reach of Internet users.

The YouTube service by Google is ranked second while having 790 million unique users and100 billion page views.

The Google Ad Planner services does not measure portals such as Google Search but measure only web portals by their domains rather than the company on the whole.

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HP has lately declared that it is not going to produce tablets or smartphones any more because of poor sales as well as low profit margin. HP is now going to fully concentrate on cloud-based solutions and business software and has recently acquired the U.S. software Company Autonomy for $ 10.3 billion.

HP tried really hard to get a part of the smartphones and tablets market by even acquiring of Palm and development of WebOS with their smartphones and tablets, and even few months back, HP was planning to input the WebOS feature even on their PCs. On the other hand, all these efforts were of no-good productivity for the firm, and as a result they have decided to close it for further production.

Various smartphone and tablet manufacturers like Apple and others are now counting one less rival after HP has withdrawn from the market. Therefore, the number of rivals drops down to four of them including RIM’s BlackBerry, Microsoft’s Windows 7 Phone, Google Android and Apple iOS. HP happened to be one of the primary hardware manufacturers; various others such as Asus and Acer are suffering a lot more under the ‘tablet effect’ as compared to HP, and it is truly anticipated that some of the great players would be throwing in the towel in the coming year.

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Once again, we are back here with the typical rivals and this time it is within the battle ring of Infographic. The contestants are two of the leading and prevalent names belonging to the Internet world; they have been coming across each other in various other matches as well.

Check out the fight between the two most top-notch and primary social-networking sites; Facebook and Google+. Unable to wait? Browse through and check out your favorite Google+ vs. Facebook shown in an infographic post below

Source – singlegrain


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