Are We Neglecting Visually Impaired Community By Creating Touch Screen Smart Phones?

Smart phones are the hottest products in the markets now a days and they making good money. Smart phones are attracting more and more people due the vast variety of available application for general use. Almost every type of application is available for smart phone which was available for computer in near past. More and more people of becoming big fans of these type of applications which are available everywhere and can be accessed by just a single touch of the smart phone screen.

But the question arise when it comes to highlight the visually impaired community which consists of 285 million people across the globe. How these people will become an active part of the community by using the smart phones? Because, even in Pakistan if we visit the nearby market place for mobile phones, we will hardly find 2% smart phones which have qwerty keyboard or a keypad. All other smart phones are having large touch screens without any button or they only have one big button which will push everything back to main screen.

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Apple and Samsung are the most popular smart phones companies and most of the models presented by these companies are not usable for any visually impaired or blind person. Apple only creating IPhone which is 100% touch screen with only a large button to move back to main screen but Samsung has few more models like Samsung epic 4g which also has a qwerty keyboard.

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Free DVD Burner And Styler

DVDStyler is a cross-platform free DVD authoring application for the creation of professional-looking DVDs. It allows not only burning of video files on DVD that can be played practically on any standalone DVD player, but also creation of individually designed DVD menus. It is Open Source Software and is completely free. There is no need …

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FreeBSD – The Power to Serve

There was a time when I was very much interested in installing FreeBSD, I am talking about the time back in 2005 when I was just a newbie in LINUX and UNIX world and I was not able to install FreeBSD for more than three hours and I was very much surprised that how people are using this operating system and how can somebody say that you will forget about the speed and reliability of other operating system using this operating system. As soon as I was able to install and got the idea that it will only take five minutes to install a basic installation of FreeBSD on a P-I system I was shocked to see the marvelous speed of the operating system and i configured a web server on that P-I machine for a complete PHP team and that served me for more than an year without any problem and maintenance required. I know this is getting a bit bore story lets make it a little interesting and come to the features and power of the FreeBSD in the UNIX world. Its not only me that say this but the whole world that knows FreeBSD that a server running FreeBSD on it can serve the world for more than three years without restarting, up gradation is something else but if you have to use the server as it is. Few important resource for FreeBSD are given as under;freebsd

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build windows native applications in PHP

WinBinder is a new open source extension for PHP, the script programming language. It allows PHP programmers to easily build native Windows applications.

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Key Features of WinBinder

  • A small set of WinBinder functions encapsulates many complex aspects of the Windows API and makes programming for Windows an easy task.
  • No compiling and linking steps necessary: just code and run.
  • Interfaces directly to the Window API. This means fast execution, no extra libraries and no installation required.

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Top 10 free alternatives to Adobe Photoshop

GIMP – The GNU Image Manipulation Program

gimp If you are looking for some thing professional like Photoshop and having functions required by a professional and free  than you are reading the exact information. GIMP is ideal for advanced photo retouching techniques. Get rid of unneeded details using the clone tool, or touch up minor details easily with the new healing tool. With the perspective clone tool, it’s not difficult to clone objects with perspective in mind just as easily as with the orthogonal clone.
GIMP is a versatile graphics manipulation package. This page should help you get a taste of what GIMP is capable of. You can also have a look at our introduction page or browse through the tutorials.

Paint.NET – Free Software for Digital Photo Editing

paintnet Paint.NET is free image and photo editing software for computers that run Windows. It features an intuitive and innovative user interface with support for layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools. An active and growing online community provides friendly help, tutorials, and plug-ins.

It started development as an undergraduate college senior design project mentored by Microsoft, and is currently being maintained by some of the alumni that originally worked on it.

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Control your hosting servers with ISPConfig (Open Source)

People use CPanel and WHM to manage their hosting servers and those are not free and they have to pay a lot of money to purchase them and configure them. Why you have to do this if you have more sophisticated and more options in an open source software. ISPConfig Hosting Control Panel Software will let you do all the tasks that CPanel and WHM are offering. features are given as under:

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