Listening to FM Radio On Your Smart Phone – Yes, There Is An App For That

Not long ago, a fellow entrepreneur laminated to me that I should do more radio and less writing. I explained to him that I didn’t feel I needed to write fewer words, because I was already using voice software. Indeed, we tried to put together a plan where we could use voice dictation software while I was doing my radio show. Then the radio show would be broadcast online, that is to say Internet radio, and then we could syndicate it to local radio stations, perhaps both near and far to play as part of their programming. All this made sense to me.

Of course, Internet radio didn’t really take off as much as it should have. Podcasting was very popular for a few years, but with the advent of social networking everyone is spending more time on social networks, even more time than they spend watching TV or surfing the Internet in other venues. Next, much of our population is going mobile, and they’re taking their apps with them. They are doing computing with tablet computers, smart phones, and mobile devices. In the new realm everyone is on the go, and perpetually connected at all times to the Internet.

Now then, perhaps in the future radio will indeed merge with mobile computing, social networking, and people will take it on the go just as they always have with AM and FM radios in their car. If you doubt that this is a potential and viable future, then I have some new information for you. You see, on January 10, 2013 there was an interesting article in the Wall Street Journal titled; “FM Radio Broadcasts to Sprint Phones,” which noted a new emerging trend, one which shouldn’t surprise us all that much really.

When you think about it this makes total sense doesn’t it? After all, the cable networks are impeding on satellite radio with their music stations, Netflix is working their way into the cable TV business, and even Apple is trying to merge across the Internet and your cable TV as are many others such as Google, and Microsoft. It makes sense that people would take their smart phones, iPads, iPhones, iPods, and merge them all together with their tablets, laptops, and any other mobile device under the sun. Why not?

For those who think that radio is dead, I beg to differ. People still want radio, and it appears that Sprint has tapped into that consumer demand, that pent-up energy, and what is missing in people’s lives, the radio stations they were so used to for so many years. Now they can have it all. And isn’t that what the current ADHD consumer wants these days? They want it now, without delay, and they want it all without excuses. Please consider all this and think on it.

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Information for Windows App Developers

In a market dominated by iOS and Android, many people wrote Windows off in their early attempts to break into the smartphone market. But after a slow start, it is growing in size and reputation, with 25,000 apps released in the eight months between October and May, to hit 145,000 available apps. That short burst put it at least level with BlackBerry in the battle for third place, with many Windows app developers created in the process.

You can develop for Windows using one of two methods – the first utilises HTML5 and CSS3 to design a user interface and JavaScript for the logic which holds it all together, perfect for those familiar with web development languages; the second uses more conventional programming languages, with C#, C++ and Visual Basic to write the logic of the program, using XAML markup to build the interface around it.

The Windows Phone SDK 8.0 includes a stand-alone Visual Studio Express 2012 edition, or an add-on to Visual Studio 2012 Professional, Premium or Ultimate. It includes emulators and a variety of tools so you can develop and test your app in real world conditions. Using the SDK, you can build apps using native or hybrid code.

Microsoft has been very eager to encourage coders more familiar with iOS and Android to become Windows app developers. At the start of 2013, they offered developers $100 for each app they submitted (subject to approval, and with a maximum of $2000 available to each developer). The cash incentive must have worked, with a bump in the number of apps available.

However, it could be said that the scheme encouraged quantity rather than quality. It does mean, however, that there is lots of room for quality apps on Windows, and the fact that there are only 145,000 apps for Windows also means that Windows app developers will enjoy a greater market share than if they put their app alongside millions of others in the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

The app submission process is planned to be improved, with Microsoft eager to tempt developers to create or port apps for Windows. The payout market has been expanded, with six new countries, including Iraq, Afghanistan and Ukraine, added to the list of eligible nations. For some, the promise of cash wasn’t worth the effort, but improved an improved submission process might grab the attention of some and produce a new set of Windows app developers. Allowing developers to review their submission, rotate and resize screenshots will make life just a little easier for Windows app developers, and might persuade fans of iOS and Android to give Microsoft’s system a go.

Windows Phones are still relatively new introductions in the mobile market, and these figures are expected to improve as the rest of 2013 sees more new apps and the possibility of more interest from developers. A smooth transition to the new version of the Windows phone operating system is key to building on this success, and might bode very well for a company still learning the ropes of the mobile industry.

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Get To Know More About Car Games

Most of the people love driving in the world and try to purchase a car in the life span. But with the development in technology, online car games are developed and can be played by the all game lovers. In street challenger game, you can drive the automobile in a street with filled with other cars and obstacles. You ought to drive carefully in such streets. Each game has different instructions to follow like how to play the game. Read the instructions before playing. From a search option, you can pick any game of your choice to play.

All the age group of peoples from school children to working persons as well as the senior citizens love to play this online car plays. Racing through the desert gives a different feeling in the game namely Desert Racer. With such games, you can play any game as per your choice and enjoy. In Sim taxi game, you can drive the vehicle around the streets and earn money as fare charge of the needy persons. Some of the car sports are on the run, drag racer V3, street ride etc. On the run game, you can escape from other cars and race you automobile.

After busy work schedules, you can get relaxed through playing car plays of your choice. Some popular driving games are 4 Wheel Madness, rescue the band, pimp my ride etc. You don’t need to put in the program. You can drive the automobile in full speed in the 3D racing game of Burning Rubber 2. Drive the automobile in all over Europe in action driving game. In Gorillaz Final Drive game, you can enjoy driving the car in 3D effect. The street racing game of Brakeless with 3D effect gives a different feeling to the players.

In a car game namely highway crash, as a player you can drive on a highway and try to destroy all target cars. Rumble town racing game is fast and great one will be loved by all players. Other automobile games are Formula 1, automobile can racing, 3D racing, drunk driver etc. In the game speed shot, you can drive the automobile carefully without damaging other things. Keep in mind time is precious and the enjoyable mode of the game makes you to play for longer hours. In another game namely Hornet Evolve V25, you get a chance to test the new products.

In another car game, you can race your automobile down the freeways. 4 Wheel furry 2 is a funny racing game. You can use arrow keys to drive the vehicle. Try to collect more points and beat the computer game to make good position. Another game is Midnight race. As the name specifies, you can drive the car through streets at late hours of night. Another cool game with good graphics is the Rich racer. In power driving game, you can compete the game with other opponents. You can compete with 8 other car races and finally you can be the best driver in Stunt driver game.

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Trends of Free Screenshot Software

A screenshot is a photograph or photo taken of someone’s computer screen. It’s been said that people are visual learners, based on the quote ‘a portrait is worth a thousand words’. Screenshot software is generally utilized actually by bloggers, webmasters or just the people with visual minds.

Let’s talk about some free screen shot software available online:

Several snap shot software, designed for windows, much easy and simple to use and is free as well. By using these software, a person can create snap shots of his windows, applications or any portion of his screen and can save them in commonly used picture formats.

Many screenshot software are available online and can be used for personal and business use. It is offered without any date of expiry and you can distribute it free of charge. By means of such software, you can take screenshots with much ease and it can be used for fundamental screen capture and editing purpose.

Similarly, other screen shot software are available for download online. They cost around 30 USD each. But there are some software that can be downloaded free by simply finding them online through some net volunteers’ links. There are other free screenshot software available too, and their old versions feature all tools for screen capturing plus editing.

Some of the best free screen shot software are made for Windows. These screen shot software include plenty of features which are not available by paid screen shot software. This free screenshot software works as a viewer, converter, along with an image editor, to enhance the images with effects and textual alterations.
Other types are not really screen shot software. However, they offer a ten day trial edition that can be enhanced up to forty days for free. The people using it say it is much better than other types of software. Latest version of this software carries feature of video capturing as well, in addition to its wide-ranged image editing and converting tools. It is considered as a superb kind of screen shot software.

As mentioned earlier, screenshot software is normally used by bloggers and webmasters, for demonstrating the posts in the company of image guides. So you may find a number of shareware as well as free screenshot software over the internet. The most trendy screen shot software and many others are accessible online with a 30 day trial download. However, if you don’t require highly developed editing features, and are not ready to pay for a screenshot capture, don’t worry as it can still be possible by making use of free screenshot software available online. Due to the facility of the internet presently, it’s much easier to find out some wonderful and free screen shot software for the Windows users.

A person feels great displeasure when a free screenshot software version turned into a shareware. But there would still be much alternative free screenshot software available with some really fine features. There are some extra benefits that can be bought by registering the software for some dollars, but generally a large number of people will be more satisfied with the versions of screenshot software available for free.

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