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Archive for August, 2012

Mobile Phone Trading

Financial traders hate to be out of the loop. When the market moves as fast as it does, and profits and losses can be made in a matter of seconds, they like to have access to the markets at all times. First they could only trade on a desktop computer, then came mobile laptop software and now, of course, there are Android apps. We’re going to take a look at one of those apps, a mobile version of MetaTrader 5, which is the platform of choice for top market traders.

Let’s start off by saying that it’s a very good system, and will certainly be an asset to anyone involved in forex, but it’s not ideal as a standalone system. Mainly this is a shortcoming of mobile devices as a whole, not just this particular app.

The interface is well laid out, and looks just as high quality as you’d expect from a product for this kind of market. Along the top you’ve got options for quotes, chart, trade, history and settings – the main functions you need to trade the market with. Prices and quotes stream quickly and there’s a handy use of the periodicity table.

It’s a surprisingly comprehensive selection for an app. The charts function in particular is pretty much as complete as you’d find on most desktop platforms, and it operates nicely too. You can pinch and zoom in on charts to view more and more detailed information, and it works more smoothly and intuitively than PC software. The downside however, and the reason this app isn’t all encompassing is that it’s hard to get all of the information you need on the screen at once – it can’t display a great number of indicators or bars concurrently.

In conclusion, the MetaTrader 5 app for Android is a brilliant tool for keeping track of prices and quotes while you’re on the move, but it’s not a comprehensive forex portal

XPS Duo 12 Convertible Notebook

XPS Duo 12 Notebook

The keywords are ‘Duo’ and ‘Convertible’. What does it mean? The XPS Duo 12 combines two devices in one, a powerful Ultrabook plus full featured tablet. Running Windows 8, the product features a flip hinge touchscreen display that make the ‘Two Devices in One Package‘ jargon just works.

ThinkPad X1 Carbon Durable Ultrabook

Priced at $1,329, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon utilizing a premium carbon fiber rollcage to create a durable Ultrabook weighing less than three pounds and packs a high resolution 14-inch display into a 13-inch laptop design. Mentioned as the world’s lightest 14-inch Ultrabook, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon delivers a rich user experience with a backlit keyboard and offers eight hours of battery life.



TomTom launched its PRO 5150 TRUCK LIVE for individual truck drivers. This device enables truck drivers to safely navigate throughout Europe on truck-friendly routes, avoiding dimensional, weight and hazardous materials restrictions. Offering specially designed truck routing based truck type, load, height, weight, length, restrictions, and maximum speed, the PRO 5150 TRUCK LIVE also features one year’s free LIVE Services including TomTom HD Traffic which help drivers reduce travel time and avoid congestion.

Optimizing Your E Commerce Software

e-commerce website What are you getting out of your current E-commerce software? Sure, it sells your products online, but that’s just the bare minimum. If your software doesn’t actively perform the support functions you’d expect of a fully equipped retail business outlet, you’re missing out on a whole lot of potential benefit.

The Value of Business Analysis
Think of your web sales portals like you’d think of a franchise or self-sufficient retail location. As the head of a corporate office, you’d never allow one of your shops to operate without regular feedback. You’d want detailed reports that describe shopping trends and fiscal data. Such information would be essential to your ability to improve sales and reduce inefficiencies. Your website may not be the same as a physical retail outlet, but the need for advanced data aggregation is still the same.

It’s critical that your E-commerce apps allow you to check in on your store fronts whenever you please, providing real time updates and accurate sales statistics. You must be able to check on how many site visitors you have and see how many sales you made in a given time period. If you can’t do these things, you’ll have a very hard time making improvements to your web presence.

iStopMotion 3 for Mac, New Features Included

iStopMotion 3 for Mac allows you to create HD movies using an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch as a camera, thanks to the free iStopMotion Remote Camera app. Available for just 29.99 USD (limited-time-only ), its new look is fully optimized for the MacBook Pro’s riveting new Retina display, and also has enhanced app security by being sandboxed and signed with DeveloperID. Compatible with OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, It also offers integration with Final Cut Pro X.

Optimus Vu is Ready this September!

Optimus Vu White

Optimus Vu was introduced by LG in February 2012 and was debuted in its mother land (South Korea) a month later. And now this large Andorid-powered smartphone is confident to hit retail stores around the globe as early as September 2012. Featuring IPS display technology, the Optimus Vu: was designed to combine the tablet-like viewing with smartphone portability. This phone runs on a powerful NVIDIA® Tegra® 3 mobile processor, the fast 4-PLUS-1™ Quad-Core, 32GM internal memory and a large 2,080 mAh battery.

TomTom Navigation App v1.11 with foursquare Integration

The new version (v1.11) of TomTom Navigation app for iPhone and iPad is available at App store. The existing customers can upgrade their lovely app for free, but new customers need to pay as much as $49.99 to download the app. After integrating Facebook Places into the previous version, now TomTom adds foursquare.