[AI] An answer to wayfinder

Dr. Yogesh Sharma yogesh.sharma569 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 1 11:23:57 EDT 2010


Dear Himalya, the article seems really interesting, and, even exiting to 
some extent. However, we would love if you'll please make some 
clarifications about it:--
 It begins with the line: "Motorola Milestone comes with lifetime free 
access to voice-guided
street-level maps of 401 cities in India" and further goes on to tell that 
Indian travelers can visit patrol pumps,  eateries, hospitals and 
religious/tourist places  with its help. and later on it says that it still 
has not been launched in India.
   Anyhow, congrats for a great piece of research.
Best Regards.
         Sincerely yours, Yogesh Sharma.



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>   5. An answer to wayfinder access?? (himalaya singh Rawat)
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> Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 07:54:39 +0530
> From: "BHAWANI SHANKAR VERMA" <bsvermadurg at gmail.com>
> To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
> Subject: Re: [AI] Jaws Video Intercept Problem
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> open the property of my computer. press ctrl tab until you reach hardware
> tab. press tab to go to device manager. activate the button with space 
> bar.
> maximise the window and press tab once. press d until you reach display
> adapter.  if it is closed press right arrow to open it. press down once 
> and
> here you will get the exact name of your display adapter. if it is 
> installed
> correctly with the installation CD, the chipset would also be same. to
> confirm this press n until you reach network adapters. if it is closed 
> press
> right to open. press down, one of your network adapter component would be
> almost same what you found in display adapter items.
>
> hope this will help.
>
> bhawani
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> From: "P L Varma" <plvnicky at gmail.com>
> To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 3:34 AM
> Subject: Re: [AI] Jaws Video Intercept Problem
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>> How does one ascertain the display driver and chipset details?
>> P L Varma
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
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>> To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
>> Sent: Monday, March 29, 2010 5:33 PM
>> Subject: Re: [AI] Jaws Video Intercept Problem
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>>
>>> let me know your display driver and chipset name, please.
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
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>>> Sent: Monday, March 29, 2010 11:50 AM
>>> Subject: [AI] Jaws Video Intercept Problem
>>>
>>>
>>>>I would like to how to resolve the Video Intercept Problem with Jaws.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Can you sugggest all the possible ways.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Thanks and regards,
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> Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 08:31:40 +0530
> From: "raghuraman" <thinkdontblink at gmail.com>
> To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
> Subject: [AI] u p s e exam a rewamp
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> Civil services test in for a revamp
>
> Civil Services Aptitude Test is being mooted at the preliminary level from 
> 2011 and the UPSC is expected to push for changes in the Main examination 
> too
>
>
> Time for change:The proposed pattern will comprise questions which would 
> test the problem solving, analytical, logical reasoning and 
> decision-making skills
> of the aspirants.
>
> Those aspiring to be civil servants must have not only the required skills 
> and knowledge, but also the right values which would include integrity, 
> commitment
> to public service and above all, commitment to the ideals and philosophy 
> embodied in the Constitution.
>
> So a number of committees and commissions were setup to make 
> recommendations on various aspects of recruitment. The first committee was 
> the Macaulay committee
> of 1854. This committee established the principle of 'transferability of 
> academic talent to administration.' The Macaulay system continued till 
> three decades
> after Independence.
>
> In 1976, the Kothari committee recommended a sequential system of 
> examination based on the dictum that "the average quality would get richer 
> as the stream
> proceeds from one 'stage to the next'. Accordingly the examination was 
> designed as a sequential three stage process - an objective type 
> Preliminary examination
> comprising one Optional and General Studies, a Main examination which 
> would comprise 9 written papers and finally a Personality Test.
>
> In 1989, Satish Chandra Committee was appointed to suggest reforms and it 
> recommended minor changes to Kothari model. Accordingly, an 'Essay' paper 
> was
> introduced and the marks for the Interview were enhanced. Presently, the 
> Civil Services Examination is conducted on an annual basis on this 
> pattern.
>
> The new millennium demanded excellence at every level of governance which 
> required almost total re-shaping, re-structuring of the economic as well 
> as the
> administrative apparatus of the government. Responding to this need, the 
> Y.K. Alagh Committee, in 2001, recommended significant changes.
>
> At the Preliminary level, it suggested that the 'optional' subject should 
> be continued but the General Studies paper should be recast to that of a 
> Civil
> Services Aptitude Test comprising questions on basic awareness', 'problem 
> solving and analytical abilities' ( situation from the civil services 
> arena to
> be taken to test reasoning and understanding of problems ) and 'data 
> analysis ability'.
>
> In order to establish a level playing field it recommended that the 
> optionals at the Main examination be replaced by four compulsory papers - 
> Sustainable
> Development and Social justice, Science and Technology in Society, 
> Democratic governance, Public Systems and Human Rights. The Second 
> Administrative Reforms
> (Veerappa Moily) Commission in its report in 2008 upheld the 
> recommendations of the Alagh Committee and made a few more significant 
> suggestions.
>
> The first step in this direction is its proposal to introduce a Civil 
> Services Aptitude Test at the Preliminary level from the year 2011.
>
> The Preliminary examination is expected to be re-modelled in either of the 
> following formats:
>
> Format-I : In this format, following the Alagh committee recommendations 
> the Preliminary examination may comprise the following two objective type 
> papers
> - the Optional Subject (300 marks) and Civil Services Aptitude Test (200 
> marks).
>
> Format-II : In this format, following the recommendations of 'P.S. 
> Bhatnagar' the Preliminary examination may comprise the following two 
> objective type
> papers - Civil Services Aptitude Test (300 marks) and General Studies (300 
> marks).
>
> The Union Public Service Commission may choose any of the above formats 
> and a notification may be expected by May-June this year. Whatever the 
> format, the
> Civil Services Aptitude Test appears to be on the anvil.
>
> Likely pattern of a Civil Services Aptitude Test
>
> It would comprise questions which would test the 'problem solving', 
> 'analytical', 'logical reasoning' and 'decision-making skills' of the 
> aspirant. To ensure
> that these questions are relevant they would necessarily be from the arena 
> of civil services with an underlying essence of Public Administration in 
> practice.
>
> The UPSC is expected to push for changes at the level of the Main 
> examination too. It is seriously examining the proposal of including 
> compulsory papers
> exclusively from the domain of humanities based on the French Model of 
> examination. The compulsory papers that are expected to be introduced are 
> : ? Sustainable
> Development and Social Justice; ?Democratic Governance, Public Systems and 
> Human Rights; ? Indian Constitution with an emphasis on Indian Legal 
> System
> including Administrative Law; ? Economic Theory and Indian Economic 
> System; ?Administrative Theories and Organisational Behaviour and ? Indian 
> Administrative
> System. However, these changes are not expected in the near future.
>
> Changes
>
> The news of any change is an unnerving moment for any long term serious 
> aspirant. However, if one is mentally prepared, the transition becomes 
> easier. Given
> below are a few broad guidelines to help the prospective aspirant to 
> prepare for the examination :
>
> 1. First and foremost, there is only a proposal for a change in 
> 'principle'. The change is to be debated and accepted. The UPSC has to 
> formally declare
> the new pattern. Till then, all aspirants should continue with the old 
> pattern.
>
> 2. As the questions would be from the arena of the civil services, all 
> aspirants irrespective of their background should try to understand the 
> philosophy
> behind the Constitution, its ideals, its principles and its focus on 
> development. Having understood the constitutional framework they should 
> comprehend
> the position of the civil services in the relevant context.
>
> 3. Having acquired basic knowledge within the given parameters, the next 
> step would be to understand the logic behind every provision. Till now, 
> what was
> tested was the 'what', now what would be tested will be the 'why'.
>
> 4. The mode of preparation should change from the 'descriptive' mode to 
> the 'explanatory' mode.
>
> Having established a base for developing reasoning and problem solving 
> skills, the prospective aspirant can 'hone' them at the appropriate 
> juncture.
>
> Gopala Krishna. V.
>
> Director, Brain Tree
> cheers raghu
>
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> Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 10:25:19 +0530
> From: "Vishnu Ramchandani" <vishnu.ramchandani at mphasis.com>
> To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
> Subject: [AI] Dragon Dictation (review): A free app for the iPhone
> that converts speech to text
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> Reviewed by Prasad Naik.
>
> Converts spoken words into text Very poor voice detection, no option to
> directly send text to other applications without copying to clipboard
> first.
>
> Dragon Dictation is a free speech to text converter for the iPhone. It
> has been developed by Nuance, the same people who are responsible for
> making the PC software - Dragon Naturally Speaking.
>
> The purpose of the iPhone app is simple; Instead of typing, you open the
> application and then press the record button. You then speak clearly
> what you want to be converted into text. The application then uploads
> your voice file on to their servers using either GPRS/EDGE, 3G or Wi-Fi
> connection. The servers then convert the voice into text, which is then
> sent to your device. You then copy the text to your clipboard using the
> copy-paste function that was debuted in iPhone OS 3.0 and use it
> elsewhere, such as in your Twitter or Facebook application. You can even
> send it as an SMS from the application itself.
>
> What sounds great on paper however turned out to be really bad when it
> came to practical usage. The application is probably tuned for American
> accents (or maybe robots, I'm not sure), but when it cam to recognizing
> voices of us Indian humans the applications failed spectacularly. Unless
> you speak painfully slow and enunciate each and every word as clearly as
> possible using simple, uncomplicated words, the application would just
> give back random text.
>
>
>
>
>
> I also let others use the application to see if it was just my voice
> that the application had problem recognizing. But the app failed to work
> well with others as well. Also, note that none of the people who used it
> had a pronounced accent, which means, if you have one don't even bother
> using this app. The accuracy of the application goes down even further
> in noisy environments.
>
> The application has a built-in keyboard, so if there are a couple of
> mistakes in the converted text you can correct them with it.
> Unfortunately, the text that we got was usually so wrong that it was
> better to just go to the respective application where we were going to
> paste the text and type there instead.
>
> A feature in application uploads all your contacts on to Nuance's
> servers. So when you say a name that is in your phonebook, it is easier
> for the application to convert it into text. The voice files that you
> upload also remain with Nuance, which they use to further refine the
> applications conversion process. All your contacts and voice messages
> are secure with them though and according to Nuance, "all data is stored
> in secure data centers according to stringent privacy and security
> standards".
>
> Even if your text does come out accurately, there is the hassle of
> copying the text to your clipboard on the iPhone and then pasting it in
> the application you want. There should have been a way to directly
> upload the text to these services through the Dictation app itself.
>
> Overall, unless the applications improves by leaps and bounds and
> manages to convert at least 99% of what is spoken to text, and has the
> ability to send out messages to different social networking sites from
> within its interface, I don't think I would ever use this applications.
> In its current state the applications is just plain bad. The one star
> rating that I've given here is actually for the laughs that the
> application generated in the office by displaying utterly hilarious text
> messages that bore no resemblance to what we had said.
>
>
>
>
> Also, even if the app manages to do all that I've stated above, I don't
> think I would use it anyway because I am not comfortable speaking out
> messages to my phone in front others (or even when I'm alone). Typing is
> still the best option for me.
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> Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 10:18:35 +0530
> From: "Asudani, Rajesh" <rajeshasudani at rbi.org.in>
> To: "accessindia at accessindia.org.in" <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
> Subject: Re: [AI] Article: Accessibility for all could be a future
> business model for some
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> It is never going to happen.
> Caption from the article:
>
> "Technology matters: George Abraham with his computer and mobile phone, 
> specially made for the blind.Pradeep Gaur/M"
>
> Now, when a  author of such an article also thinks that computer and 
> mobile phone are specially made for blind, then mindset that accessibility 
> is primarily meant to cater to varying degrees of ability including total 
> absence of some abilities, is remotely thought of by common persons.
>
> And, let us accept that world operates on a surfacical level, and humans 
> prefer the shortest way of accomplishing anything. Visual sense is a 
> dynamic and very brief.
> So, accessibility would be properly introduced, if and only if, it makes 
> financial sense to business operators and not otherwise.
> If we can make it happen, fine, or else term it merely a social service 
> and those socially minded would indulge in it.
> My statements are bitter, but an impartial thought is required and not 
> emotional rebuttal, which I would not take.
>
> Regards
>
> "Perhaps our role on this planet is not to worship God-- but to create 
> Him."
>
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>
> (Rajesh Asudani)
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> [mailto:accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in] On Behalf Of Roopakshi 
> Pathania
> Sent: Monday, March 29, 2010 11:48 PM
> To: accessindia at accessindia.org.in
> Subject: [AI] Article: Accessibility for all could be a future business 
> model for some
>
>
> New Delhi: George Abraham is an angry man. ?Why is it,? he asks 
> rhetorically, ?that I can?t issue a cheque without having it countersigned 
> by another person? Or buy a railway ticket without wasting hours at a 
> station??
>
> Its a 3 page article.
> http://www.livemint.com/2010/03/22203132/Accessibility-for-all-could-be.html
>
> Regards
>
>
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> Message: 5
> Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 10:51:26 +0530
> From: himalaya singh Rawat <himalayasinghrawat at gmail.com>
> To: accessindia at accessindia.org.in
> Subject: [AI] An answer to wayfinder access??
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> Motorola Milestone comes with lifetime free access to voice-guided
> street-level maps of 401 cities in India
>
>
> <https://feedads.g.doubleclick.net/%7Ea/MzxS0j7WnNcD6we-Bs2Ixzg_OZk/lx-YfpAUTJOOUyh2pJ4yd_yYfjQ/1/pa>
>
> The Moto Droid was launched in USA last year with Google Turn-by-Turn
> navigation<http://www.fonearena.com/blog/2009/10/28/google-adds-turn-by-turn-navigation-releases-maps-navigation-for-android-2-0.html>,
> it?s not available in India as of now. But Motorola has joined hands
> with
> local maps company MapMyIndia to offer lifetime free access to fully
> voice-guided street-level navigable maps of 401 cities in India
>
> This offers voice-guided navigation and routing in the cities and across
> major national and state highways. With this the Indian consumer can drive
> to 400,000 towns and villages and explore over one million points of
> interest like budget/premium hotels, petrol pumps, eating joints, ATMs,
> hospitals as well as tourist and religious spots. All the consumer needs 
> to
> do is to launch ?India? maps from the MOTONAV application to enjoy an
> unparalleled navigation experience. The GPS navigation service is free 
> with
> no activation or data charges, independent of mobile networks and can be
> used even without inserting the SIM card, as the maps are fully loaded on
> the MILESTONE
>
> It sounds really cool and would have been cool if Moto bundled the phone
> with a Car holder.
>
>
> Himalaya
>
>
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> Message: 6
> Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 10:53:35 +0530
> From: Himanshu Sahu <sahu.himanshu2010 at gmail.com>
> To: Lissy Verghese <lissyverghese at gmail.com>,
> accessindia at accessindia.org.in
> Subject: Re: [AI] SBI Clerical Result
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> Congratulations Amulya,
> What about your other friends, Chetan and all?
> Contact me offlist , I have some materials for such preparations.
>
> On 3/29/10, Lissy Verghese <lissyverghese at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Congratulations!
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Amulya Jaiswal" <2609amulya at gmail.com>
>> To: "accessindia" <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
>> Sent: Monday, March 29, 2010 6:52 PM
>> Subject: [AI] SBI Clerical Result
>>
>>
>>> Hi Friends!
>>> I am very glad to tell you that I have shortlisted in the written
>>> examination of SBI clerical examination 2009. I need your kind support
>>> for my interview. So that I can prepare myself for my interview. I
>>> request you all that Please help me to give my best.
>>> --
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>>> value." Albert Einstein
>>> --
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> Message: 7
> Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 11:47:44 +0530
> From: Namita Agarwal <namitaagarwal14 at gmail.com>
> To: accessindia at accessindia.org.in
> Subject: Re: [AI] notebook, or netbook?
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> thanks prateek you made it easier for those who are not good at
> technological terms like me.
> namita.
>
>
> On 3/30/10, aisha sahani <mailtoaishasahani at gmail.com> wrote:
>> oh, what an explaination!
>>
>> it unreveled a long awaited doubt of mine.
>> thanks, prateek.
>>
>>
>> aisha sahani.
>>
>>
>> On 3/30/10, prateek aggarwal <prateekagarwal99 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> hello everyone,
>>>
>>> During days, when I had been busy with exams, some of you folks have
>>> sent me messages and asked their computer related doubts.
>>> Folks, I?m grateful that you guys find me eligible to answer your
>>> queries, trust me, I love to solve your problems/doubts if I can. Just
>>> keep directing your queries to me like this if you find me eligible
>>> enough, I?ll try to impart my suggestions based on a little of my
>>> knowledge and experience.
>>> Anyways,
>>> One of the questions which has come pretty repetitively was ?what?s
>>> the difference between a netbook and a notebook??.
>>> Actually, the words, languages, way and style of asking was different,
>>> but a lot of people here,  or elsewhere have asked me the same.
>>> So, what?s the deal about it?
>>>
>>> Well, while answering the same question to a mate just now, I thought
>>> to write this,  since I?m a little free today, and waiting for days to
>>> arrive for some major project undertakings.
>>>
>>> So, the terms, ?laptop?, ?notebook? and ?netbook? does often confuse
>>> generally particularly if you?re not much in the technology shoes.
>>> What is what, and which one to buy are some of the major doubts people
>>> find themselves tucked in.
>>> Considering, here?s my take on them, which may (may not be though)
>>> help you out in understanding them better and perhaps in the future
>>> course help you determining which is the best for you to buy.
>>>
>>> First off, as a matter of fact, they all are smaller in size from your
>>> colossal looking desktop.
>>> and, the ?netbook? breed out of them is the smallest from everything
>>> else mentioned.
>>>
>>> Ok, so without much ado, let?s have a quick look on laptop, notebook,
>>> and netbook in terms of differences, advantages and disadvantages.
>>>
>>> Laptop computers:
>>> Originally, the laptop computer were not the laptop computers at all.
>>> Though the idea behind them was to make a device that can fit on lap
>>> and is portable to carry around, but they were way too bulky to be
>>> used on anyone's lap.
>>> Those who are long been connected through technoworld will give you
>>> lot of such examples like Commodore SX-64 and IBM "Green Machine? etc.
>>> So, they were not exactly the laptops, and in fact, their prize to was
>>> pretty much (I still need some months of my salary with overtime to
>>> buy that).
>>>
>>> Notebook:
>>> The makers of technology don?t make it for inconvenience, and they
>>> often want people to use and appreciate it.
>>> Since it wasn?t much happening in the case of laptops considering it?s
>>> yet big size and costly appearance, companies have started scratching
>>> their heads to make it even more smaller.
>>> Laptop computers eventually progressed to the point where they could
>>> actually be held on your lap. By that time, they started calling them
>>> "notebook computers", presumably because they opened like notebooks if
>>> you turned them sideways. Some people still call them laptop computers
>>> and they're not wrong in doing so.
>>>
>>>
>>> Netbook:
>>> And, then came the netbooks, from a perspective of confusing people
>>> even more. (not actually though).
>>>
>>> The netbooks are even smaller then notebook and can even fit in your
>>> small Tiffin bag.
>>> They're basically the same thing as notebook computers, scaled down
>>> and focusing on Internet-based applications over locally-based client
>>> applications.
>>>
>>> Ok, so as the time passed, the size has dwindled, but is the size only
>>> factor?
>>> Not really.
>>>
>>> First, have a look of a tipicle notebook and it?s configuration:
>>>
>>> ? Screen size : 12 Inch and up
>>> ? Processor : Intel Pentium Dual-Core,Core 2 Duo or AMD Turion X2
>>> ? Graphics : Integrated or External Graphic Card, from Intel GMA x3100
>>> to AMD Mobility HD 3870X2
>>> ? Weight : 1.9kg and up.
>>>
>>> And, now a quick compare with netbook:
>>> ? Screen size : 12 Inch max
>>> ? Processor : VIA C7 1.2GHz, Intel Atom N270 1.6GHz or AMD Geode 800MHz
>>> ? Graphics : Integrated Graphic Card, mostly Intel GMA 900 or 950
>>> ? Weight : 1.1kg and below.
>>>
>>> So, there are four important points as you can see:
>>> Screen size: I think this we?ve already kind of discussed.
>>>
>>> Processor:
>>> This part is most important.
>>> The notebook uses Intel Pentium Dual-Core,Core 2 Duo or AMD Turion X2
>>> as processor, while the netbook uses VIA C7 1.2GHz, Intel Atom N270
>>> 1.6GHz or AMD Geode 800MHz.
>>> The processor of a netbook is much lesser then the processor of
>>> notebook, and would not be able to perform high speed computing,
>>> graphic/video editing on multiple channels, or working simultaneously
>>> on various applications.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Graphics and weight:
>>> Notebook supports better graphic cards then netbook, therefore it is
>>> capable in doing high definition graphic editing, viewing of high
>>> definition multi channel videos and so on. Which isn?t possible in
>>> netbooks.
>>> As per weight, here, the netbook wins the bettle.
>>> As you can see, netbooks in comparison are pretty light in weight then
>>> the notebooks.
>>>
>>> So, which is better?
>>>
>>> >From the outset it looks like netbooks don?t have much features/power,
>>> so they aren?t good to buy, but wait.
>>>
>>> The concept of netbook wasn?t really to provide users facilities of
>>> high definition graphic editing, multiple channel video viewing and so
>>> on.
>>> It was all designed for basic users, who more prefer to do their work
>>> on internet rather locally.
>>> Oh, and as there is a saying in we IT people, ?web brouzer is the new
>>> laptop?.
>>> Ah, not to worry, it can very well run all your other basic
>>> applications like MS word, excel, media players and others.
>>>
>>>
>>> Netbooks are more then half in prize of notebooks, and then having
>>> better portability.
>>> If you are a basic user and not required to handle very heavy
>>> softwares and applications, you should go for a netbook, as it seems
>>> to be the best option for you.
>>>
>>> Of course, if you?re uses are higher and you need to work on hulking
>>> softwares/applications, then netbook isn?t made for you.
>>>
>>> Buying a notebook or netbook therefore depends on the amount of works
>>> you?d be doing with it, but one requires to give a fair thought and
>>> consideration before coming to any conclusion on what to buy, whether
>>> a netbook, or notebook.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> regards,
>>> Prateek agarwal.
>>>  Skype:
>>> Prateek_agarwal32
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>>> http://www.myfriendprateek.blogspot.com
>>> website:
>>> http://www.prateekagarwal.webs.com
>>>
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>>> You tell, I?ll build.
>>>
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