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Mini DVD Camcorders

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 Max Bellamy (January 07, 2007)  For years DV format and its corresponding camcorders ruled the market. However, in the recent years, there has been new development in audiovisual technology and today we find the popularity of another format growing by the day. This is the DVD format. The DVD format has many advantages over the other formats. In terms of cost we find that because of its popularity, the DVD format ends . (Computers and Technology)

Data Recovery Companies

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 Peter Emerson (January 07, 2007)  With data recovery being big business, there are numerous data companies available today. These companies offer all kinds of software and products to help in the recovery of data. These companies range from large businesses to small shops and from dedicated shops that offer only data recovery services to other companies that offer a wide array of computer related products and services. . (Computers and Technology)

Drive Data Recovery Services

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 Peter Emerson (January 07, 2007)  There are normally two kinds of damages that any drive can experience. Physical damage is one of these kinds and is quite rare. Physical damage is more common when it comes to portable storage media such as CDs, DVDs, and other such media. When talking about physical damage to the hard drive, it's normally understood that such damage is taken to mean mechanical failures. Examples of .. (Computers and Technology)

Laptop Data Recovery

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 Peter Emerson (January 07, 2007)  Laptop data recovery is the process of recovering lost data from laptops. Laptops are becoming popular by the day. The usage of laptops is growing at a drastic rate. Due to their portability, which happens to be their main advantage, laptops are subjected to a lot of various conditions and abuse. Laptops are often used by executives to take their work home, which means there are many .. (Computers and Technology)

Data Recovery Tools

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 Peter Emerson (January 07, 2007)  Data recovery refers to the recovery of data on a computer that has been lost due any potential reason. Most operating systems in use nowadays have some kind of repair tool built into them, even if these tools are very basic in nature. For example, Microsoft Windows comes with a chkdsk facility, Apple's Mac OS X has a Disk Utility, and Linux has an fsck utility. While these utilities .. (Computers and Technology)

Internet Data Backup

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 Kent Pinkerton (January 07, 2007)  There are a lot of easy and powerful Internet backup software. Internet data backup software helps to backup and restore data from any place with an Internet connection. The Internet backup software is easy to set up, extremely secure, recovers fast and is available in affordable prices. Software automates the entire backup process. Files are scrambled and password protected, cataloged .. (Computers and Technology)

UK Data Backup Online

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 Kent Pinkerton (January 07, 2007)  In the UK, making online backups is a fully automated process that is secure, simple and affordable. This enables a person to focus on the work. Data backup online benefits from dependable established software in use, protecting over two million computers world wide. Online backup is cheaper, faster and better than traditional alternatives. In the UK, online backup solutions include .. (Computers and Technology)

Automatic Data Backup

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 Kent Pinkerton (January 07, 2007)  Data backup and backup storage is a problem faced by everyone using computers. Automatic data backup can be customized simply. With a few mouse clicks you can arrange a backup profile, for further usual use by the command-line backup utility. Forgetting to take backups of important data may lead to data loss. Only automatic backup processing can ensure regular data backup. Backup .. (Computers and Technology)

External Data Backup

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 Kent Pinkerton (January 07, 2007)  Backup depends both on the software and the hardware used. Backups are frequently made from hard disk based production systems. Before deciding on a backup system, the way in which the system is used and the connections required must be thought of. This will help to identify the most suitable match. There are several types of external data backup devices. Auxiliary hard drives are .. (Computers and Technology)

Waterproof Laptop Cases

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 Thomas Morva (January 07, 2007)  The laptop is one of the many technological marvels of the 21st century. It helps a lot of businessmen and professionals to efficiently manage their work even while traveling. They can use just one laptop and carry it anywhere they go, thereby revolutionizing mobile computing. A laptop case protects it from damages and scratches. A variety of laptop cases are available in the market. .. (Computers and Technology)

Laptop Carrying Cases

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 Thomas Morva (January 07, 2007)  Laptops are advanced computers with less or absolutely no wiring. Frequent travelers and businessmen generally use laptops. Laptop cases are used to protect the laptop from frequent damage. The laptop carrying cases are available in leather and aluminum cases. The first preference is the leather case. Good quality leather cases are very durable. The colors available in leather cases .. (Computers and Technology)

Laptop Case Prices

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 Thomas Morva (January 07, 2007)  Laptop users can now carry their portable machines safely and conveniently. Laptops are the most convenient form of mobile computing. But, their safety and protection is equally important. A laptop case is a bag or briefcase designed for laptops. It is available in a variety of designs and colors. The prices of the laptop cases vary, depending on the quality and size. Many well known .. (Computers and Technology)

Types of Laptop Cases

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 Thomas Morva (January 07, 2007)  A laptop is one of the most advanced personal machines in the technologically driven world today. It is a handy computer, with no elaborate wiring and easily portable. It is very light in weight and smaller than a desk- top. Businessmen, architects and stockbrokers require portable computers that help them to store important information and provide the same at the click of a button. It . (Computers and Technology)

Portable Computer Kiosks

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 Kevin Stith (January 07, 2007)  Portable computer kiosks are found to be useful for use within organizations like colleges, bookstores, libraries and the like. The main advantage offered by portable computer kiosks is usage of the same kiosk in different locations. They can be easily moved from place to place without the need for reinstallation or other hardware requirements. This kind of portability cuts work-time .. (Computers and Technology)

Disadvantages Of Using Kiosks

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 Kevin Stith (January 07, 2007)  Kiosks are widely regarded as being very useful pieces of equipment that reduce a lot of repetitive work. However a few disadvantages of kiosks have also been observed. Some transactions require authentication and a proof of identity. Software in kiosks has limited features to authenticate the identity of people who use the kiosks. Several unauthorized transactions have been perpetuated . (Computers and Technology)

Hospital Kiosks

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 Kevin Stith (January 07, 2007)  Kiosks are primarily interactive tools used for receipt and issuance of information. Specialized kiosks developed for specific businesses like banks and other financial institutions may be used for financial transactions. However, kiosks used in hospitals are mainly to provide information and receive relevant patient information. Hospitals kiosks are mainly used to check-in new .. (Computers and Technology)

Kiosk Development

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 Kevin Stith (January 07, 2007)  Kiosk development relates to setting up a fully operational kiosk from scratch. The main activities covered under the ambit of kiosk development are - development of suitable software, setting up of suitable hardware and ensuring smooth operation as per customer requirements. Companies engaged in kiosk development services offer turnkey projects right from the installation of hardware .. (Computers and Technology)

Kiosk Manufacturers

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 Kevin Stith (January 07, 2007)  Efficient kiosk manufacturers should be able to provide kiosk hardware that is sturdy, secure and has a smooth finish. The software provided by the kiosk manufacturer for the kiosk should be tested and be able to prevent unauthorized modification. Users will return to a kiosk only if assured of consistently smooth operations. The manufacturer should ensure that the end user operations .. (Computers and Technology)

Interactive Kiosks

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 Kevin Stith (January 07, 2007)  A kiosk used to be basically a stand or a booth where simple services were provided to the general public. Today's kiosks perform the same function, what is absent is the presence of a human being manning the kiosk. Computers have replaced him to provide certain specific and specialized services. An interactive kiosk is one where the user gets responses to his queries almost .. (Computers and Technology)

Welding Robots

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 Eric Morris (January 07, 2007)  Welding robots are used in industrial welding processes and facilitate automatic welding. Welding robots work on the principle of robotics and are controlled by robotic equipment. They work on the algorithm, which is required for the computation of work command. Welding robots are designed so that they can operate under various conditions at high duty cycles. There are two popular .. (Computers and Technology)

Underwater Robots

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 Eric Morris (January 07, 2007)  Underwater robots are autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs). They are usually known as unmanned underwater vehicles in the military and work on specified devices like propellers for propulsion and rudders for controlling the direction of travel under the water's surface. These devices are powered by batteries or fuel cells and can operate in deep water. Most underwater robots use .. (Computers and Technology)

Military Robots

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 Eric Morris (January 07, 2007)  Military robots are remote-controlled devices designed for military applications. Military robots work on military robotics such as AGV, UGV, TMR, MOUNT, RECON, Intruder, Ranger, and FCS. There are also many other systems that are being researched by the United States. Military robots provide alternatives for dangerous tasks that soldiers perform in the line of duty. Unmanned aerial .. (Computers and Technology)

Medical Robots

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 Eric Morris (January 07, 2007)  Medical robots are one of the most helpful applications of robots. They are used in various medical practices, including difficult and precise surgical procedures. They are also used to assist patients in recovery and in the performance of routine tasks for patient care. Medical robots have computer-integrated technology and are comprised of complicated programming languages, .. (Computers and Technology)

Assembly Robots

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 Eric Morris (January 07, 2007)  Assembly robots are among the most sophisticated equipment on the manufacturing floor. They are designed in such a way that they can manufacture each product component and the final product in sequence. They replace the manual method of production with automation. Assembly robots comprise complicated programming languages, controllers, and advanced sensors. They possess a powerful .. (Computers and Technology)

Noise Canceling Microphones

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 Eric Morris (January 07, 2007)  A noise-canceling microphone is one that cancels any unwanted, disturbing surrounding sounds by using an active noise control. In this process, the microphone is placed near the ear and the electronic circuitry generates an antinomies sound wave that is 180 degrees out of phase, from the sound coming towards the microphone. Some of the companies that make noise-canceling microphones .. (Computers and Technology)

Condenser Microphones

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 Eric Morris (January 07, 2007)  A microphone is a device that converts sound into an electrical signal. Microphones are used in telephones, tape recorders, hearing aids, movie manufacture, and in radio and television dissemination. A condenser can also be called a capacitor. It is an electrical instrument that stores energy in an electrostatic field. Condenser microphones are required to be operated from an outside or . (Computers and Technology)

CB Radio Microphones

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 Eric Morris (January 07, 2007)  A microphone is a device that converts sound into an electrical signal. Microphones are used in appliances such as telephones, tape recorders, hearing aids and even the movies. CB microphone is a type that embodies its sub categories, such as Dynamic Microphones, Echo Microphones and Electrets Microphones. A noise-canceling microphone keeps any background noise from interfering when a .. (Computers and Technology)

Large Format Scanner Software

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 Damian Sofsian (January 07, 2007)  Scanner software enables a scanner to translate a picture or typed text into data, which is recognized and saved by a computer, thus helping to digitize an analog image of the document. Most scanners come with the software required for scanning however, most of the time this software is not efficient enough to perform all the task expected by users. Hence, it becomes necessary to buy .. (Computers and Technology)

Large Format Scanner Repairs

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 Damian Sofsian (January 07, 2007)  After a certain time period, all scanners will begin showing signs of wear and tear. Specialized equipment can show such signs based on the intensity of use. In most cases, the scanner's data capturing ability decreases, the data scanned is of poor quality and a scanner begins to take more time to scan data than it previously used to. When users begin to face such problems from their .. (Computers and Technology)

Large Format Optical Scanners

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 Damian Sofsian (January 07, 2007)  A large format optical scanner is a device that can read textual or graphical information from large paper sizes and reproduce it into a format that can be used by a computer. Most large format optical scanners can digitize data with width of up to 1000mm and 5000mm in length. Any document larger than this, can be scanned in parts and then pasted together to achieve the look of the .. (Computers and Technology)

Large Format Film Scanners

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 Damian Sofsian (January 07, 2007)  A film scanner is a device that can convert an image on a film negative or a slide into a digital image file usable on a computer. Film scanning is gaining momentum because it produces better digital reproductions than a scanned photographic print. Even though film scanners have lesser clarity when compared to photographs made directly from film, the images produced are detailed enough .. (Computers and Technology)

RFID Readers

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 Max Bellamy (January 07, 2007)  RFID is an acronym that stands for “radio frequency identification. " It is a continuously evolving technology that fundamentally is an automatic identification system that facilitates detection of objects. Purchases will be made easier when bar codes are replaced by RFID tags, also called smart labels. RFID tags are intelligent bar codes that can interact with a networked system .. (Computers and Technology)

RFID Systems

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 Max Bellamy (January 07, 2007)  RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) is a network of microchip transponders, readers, and system software that makes possible the regular exchange of data. Each RFID transponder, or a tag, is implanted with an integrated circuit (IC) and an antenna. The IC is encrypted with a unique electronic product code (EPC) that is equivalent to an electronic lineage, setting it apart the tagged .. (Computers and Technology)

RFID Labels

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 Max Bellamy (January 07, 2007)  An RFID label or tag is basically an RFID (radio frequency identification) transponder that is embedded with an IC (integrated circuit) and an antenna. The IC is encrypted with a unique electronic product code (EPC) that is equivalent to an electronic lineage, setting apart the tagged item from any other in the world. When a tag goes comes within the range of an RFID reader, proprietary . (Computers and Technology)

Best CD Duplicators

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 Richard Romando (January 07, 2007)  There are many types of CD Duplicators available in the market today. The best CD duplicator is the one which suits one's particular needs in the best possible way. When considering purchasing a CD Duplicator compare and contrast its features with your needs. The best buy would be one where a maximum number of matches are made between features and needs. Optimum utilization of the .. (Computers and Technology)

Wholesale CD Duplicators

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 Richard Romando (January 07, 2007)  There are many types of CD duplicators and an equal number of CD duplicator companies. Some duplicators duplicate only one CD at a time, whereas others can make multiple duplicates at one time. Certain duplicators are equipped with an internal memory drive where data can be stored for burning later. On the basis of operation CD Duplicators may be classified as manual CD duplicators and .. (Computers and Technology)

Manual CD Duplicators

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 Richard Romando (January 07, 2007)  CD duplicators are mainly separated into two types, manual CD duplicators and automatic CD duplicators. Automatic CD duplicators have robotic parts inside them. Thus one can allow a lot of the manual and supervision functionalities to be left to the unit. It is a smart system that does most of the work with minimum human intervention. However, a manual CD duplicator needs the support .. (Computers and Technology)

CD Duplicator Companies

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 Richard Romando (January 07, 2007)  Any hardware that can make duplicate of a CD is called a CD duplicator. This can range from the CD writer inside a computer or laptop to the specialized CD Duplicators that can copy multiple CDs with amazing speed and precision. There are many industries that are dependent on such CD duplicators, for example, the music and software industries. It is because of these industries that CD .. (Computers and Technology)

Bulk CD Replication

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 Peter Emerson (January 07, 2007)  CDs have been recognized as one of the most important mediums to store information on. Information can be written and accessed from a CD with the help of a CD writer. The writer has a laser lens that digitally stores information on the disc. CDs are used by almost all facets of businesses, professions and services. Large multi national companies store company information on CDs to .. (Computers and Technology)

Data CD Replication

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 Peter Emerson (January 07, 2007)  CDs have become one of the most popular options for storing information amongst the various options available to store information on. They are an economical and efficient medium to store and transfer information. Various music and video production houses have began to sell their work on CDs. This allows them to mass-produce CDs in a cost effective manner. Large companies have begun to .. (Computers and Technology)

Music CD Replication

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 Peter Emerson (January 07, 2007)  CDs have become one of the most important mediums to store information on. They have been widely accepted by the music fraternity as an efficient and convenient mode to distribute music on. Many CD manufacturers and other publishing houses find it economical to sell music CDs, as they provide a large profit margin on sales. CD replication is a process, which primarily involves copying .. (Computers and Technology)

CD Replication and Printing

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 Peter Emerson (January 07, 2007)  CDs have become one of the most important mediums to store information on. They have been used increasingly by a large array of people. A CD is a medium of data storage that can store various formats of information. The most commonly stored information includes video files, music files, data files and other media formats. Many production hoses and media houses have begun to distribute .. (Computers and Technology)

CD Replication and Packaging

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 Peter Emerson (January 07, 2007)  CDs are one of the most important methods of storing large amounts of information in a cost efficient and effective manner. They are known to store information up to 700 megabytes and this information can be accessed with ease. A CD writer allows information to be written and accessed from the CD. This process of saving and reading information is a simple one and make use of a laser .. (Computers and Technology)

Large Volume CD Replication

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 Peter Emerson (January 07, 2007)  CDs and DVDs have become the most commonly used storage mediums. Individuals, corporate, professionals and businessmen use them. The CD is largely used for transferring information and also serves the purpose as a storage medium. Traditionally, the use of floppy disks was very common for saving information and transferring important documents. It was however an uneconomical mode of .. (Computers and Technology)

CD DVD Replication and Packaging

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 Peter Emerson (January 07, 2007)  CDs and DVDs are one of the most important forms of data storage mediums. They are the most commonly used mediums for data storage across the world. CDs and especially DVDs are known to save large amounts of information that can be stored and retrieved efficiently. In order to copy or write information on a CD and DVD a computerized and automated process is used. This process is a .. (Computers and Technology)

CD DVD Replication

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 Peter Emerson (January 07, 2007)  CDs and DVDs are one of the most commonly used devices to store information. They are commonly referred to as storage devices as they have the ability to save large amounts of information. This information can be conveniently copied or written on with the help of a computerized and automated process. Information is stored on a CD and DVD with the help of a laser lens that electronically . (Computers and Technology)

How to Find and Download iPod Audio Books

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 Lily S. (January 07, 2007)  iPod is one of the most heavily in demand gadget for electronic junkies worldwide. It is for this reason that a lot of content that range from music, video, to iPod audio book are downloaded from the Internet everyday. However, even if iPod audio books seem to have the same content wherever you purchase it, this is really not the case since some iPod audio books can easily be bookmarked . (Computers and Technology)

Building Computers: Is It Harder to Build a Gamer?

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 Michael Quarles (January 07, 2007)  If you’ve priced a custom built gamer, the quote you received may have left your eyes rolling. To get exactly the machine you want will probably require big bucks, unless you build it yourself. You can save the thirty percent or more that custom shops charge for labor by building your own gaming rig. It can easily mean $300 that stays in your pocket to be used later for games, a .. (Computers and Technology)

All In One Printers Are Affordable

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 Louise Wasa (January 07, 2007)  Most of the all in one printers are of now of high quality, and the prices have come down considerably. So buying a printer can be a complicated business but you can make it easy and ask for recommendations and just pick one. Although there are more shapes, sizes and types of printers available to the home and small business user than ever before, the competition has made us many .. (Computers and Technology)

Best Place For Downloading Music And Videos For An iPod

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 Michael Gierasimiuk (January 07, 2007)  Have you got an iPod? Do you want to pack it with your favorite music and videos? Are you unsure where to go for unlimited iPod music and video downloads? This is a short comparison of the two best unlimited iPod download centers on the internet. This review is similar to the one I wrote up a couple weeks ago relating to unlimited downloads for the new Microsoft Zune MP3 and video .. (Computers and Technology)