Friday, September 30, 2011

Common Video Convertor For All Nokia Phones

Posted by Sumit Rana

Recently, Nokia Company acted frequently. In a very short time, Nokia launched several different new cell phones, and each of them is nice and high praised. Such as the new 3G phone - Nokia C6, it takes an 8 MP camera (C6-01) with a 16:9 display. Support 720p video taking. Especially the 3.2 inches screen and the 640*360 screen resolution; they are very nice for videos. So, transfer some video to your Nokia C6, you will enjoy yourself very well during the rest time. But commonly, we may need a Nokia C6 video converter first for converting video to the phone.

Why We Need Such Video Converter for Nokia C6

Because of the limits of video format, some video conversion software for Nokia is necessary.

Normally, the cell phone even the powerful multimedia cell phone just supports some limited video formats such as MP4 and 3GP. Although Nokia C6 is powerful, but still has no breakthrough in formats issue. And MP4 is the default video format.

But the videos we get may not in MP4 files; the video just be contained in AVI, MTS or some other video formats. Even the video is in MP4, the resolution may not fit for the phone. Then, in such situations, we need a Nokia C6 video converter for the video conversion process. And the following is to introduce some tips for selecting video conversion software for Nokia.

1. Forma. The converter should support to convert the popular videos to Nokia C6 with the right format.

2. Quality. The converter should provide fast conversion speed and keep good image.

3. Except the two points above, some other issue should also be considered such as easy to use, convert in batches and updating.
Then, follow the tips you will get a good video converter for Nokia C6.

Suggested Nokia C6 Video Converter

For the Nokia video converting request, here I just suggest Nokia Video Converter Factory Pro. It is the professional video conversion software for Nokia video converting. The software supports to convert videos to every Nokia cell phones (include C6), and it provides fast conversion speed with good image for users. Besides, the advanced functions (merge, clip, crop and effect) are also available for users. And the software keeps updating.

So, with such a reliable Nokia C6 video converter, you can slide your videos freely.

How to Use Nokia Video Converter Factory Pro?

If you are interested in this video converter and you want to know how to use it. Here I can show you the main operation steps of this video converter.
Step1: Import video(s)

Launch Nokia Video Converter Factory Pro Click, 'Add' button to import video(s), click 'Remove' button to delete video(s).

Step2: Choose an output format.
2-1, Click 'Profile' combo box to choose an output format.
2-2, Common profile settings, in most cases, we provide multi-options for each setting.
2-3, More advanced profile settings.

Step3: Click 'Start' to Convert Videos
Click 'Start' button on the interface of this video converter to begin the converting

Like what you see, you just need three steps and then you can finish the main converting processes. For more information, you can see the user guide of this Nokia video converter.

Click the button to download:

Screenshot of Nokia Video Converter


source:-vedio convertor factory

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Thursday, September 29, 2011

UCO Bank Recruitment 2011 For IT Specialists & And Many More

Posted by Sumit Rana

UCO Bank Recruitment 2011 – Online Application for 127 Specialist Officers Posts: UCO Bank has issued a recruitment notification for the recruitment of 127 Specialist Officers (Law officer & Security Officer, IT Officers in JMGS I) posts. The eligible candidates can apply through online from 26-09-2011 to 17-10-2011. Eligibility details about Age, Educational Qualification, Selection and Other details are given below…

UCO Bank Recruitment vacancy details:
Total no. of posts: 127 vacancies
Name of the post: Specialist Officers
1. Security Officer JMGS-I: 07 vacancies
2. Security Officer MMGS-II: 15 vacancies
3. Law Officers MMGS-II: 02 vacancies
4. Law Officers MMGS-III: 09 vacancies
5. IT Officer JMGS-I: 94 vacancies.

Age Limit: For security officer minimum age will be 21 years and maximum 35 years for JMGS I and 45 years for MMGS II.For Law officers minimum 25 years and maximum 35 years in MMGS II and minimum 30 years and maximum 40 years for Law officer in MMGS III.For IT Officers candidate must have minimum 21 years and maximum 30 years as on 30-06-2011, age relaxation as per rules.

Educational Qualification:
For Security Officer: Candidate must be passed in any Graduation.

For Law Officer: Candidate must be a Law Graduate (3 years or 5 years integrated course) with minimum 60 % marks.

For IT Officers: Candidate should be qualified in BE/BTech (4 years course) in Electronics / Telecommunication / Electronics&communication / Electronincs&instrumentation / computer science / IT (OR) MCA/DOEAC-B level or PG in Electronincs&Tele communications /Electronics’ & communication/ Electronics’& instrumentation / computer science /IT.

Application Fee:
For SC/ST-Rs.50/-(postage charges only).
For all others including OBC-Rs.450/-(Application Fees & postage charges).

Selection Procedure: The selection process is based on written test & Personal Interview.

How to apply: Candidates can apply to Security officers, Law officers, IT officers through online between 26-09-2011 and 17-10-2011.After completion of online registration only for Security Officers and Law Officers, printout of the online application form, fee payment receipt, with relevant documents will be send by ordinary post to the following address, General Manager, Human Resource Management, UCO Bank, Head Officer,1st Floor, 10, B.T.M.Sarani,Kolkata-700 001 (West Bengal) on or before 21-10-2011, from far flung areas 01-11-2011.

Important Dates:

Payment of application fee: 26-09-2011 to 17-10-2011.

Opening Date for registration of On-line application: 26-09-2011

Last Date for On-line application: 17-10-2011.

Last Date for receipt of printout of the registered application: 21-10-2011 (For Law Officers & Security Officers).

Last Date for receipt of printout of the registered application (from far flung areas): 01-11-2011 (For Law Officers & Security Officers).

For more information regarding age limit, educational qualification, pay scale, application fee, no. of posts, selection process, how to apply, closing date for online submission and other information of UCO Bank Recruitment is available at following link…

important links:-

click here for UCO Bank Recruitment 2011 Advt Details


Click here for Fee Payment Challan

Click here for Online Application for Law Officers & Security Officers

Click here for Online Application for IT Officer JMGS-I

source:-freejob alert

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Saturday, September 24, 2011

Facebook Introducing Timeline: New Way To Present Your Profile

Posted by Sumit Rana

Today Facebook announced a revamped profile called the Timeline at its anual FB conference. The new timeline takes the place of your profile and provides a realtime stream of everything you've done, all the way back to ypur 'birth'.

"This is the heart of the Facebook experince, completely rethought from the ground up. We're calling it 'Timeline," said Zukerberg, "Timeline is the story of your life: all your stories, all your apps and a new way to express who you are."


The timeline is realtime stream that shows you all of the events, images and posts that are important to you, while hiding the items that it feels are not important. A sort of automatic autobiography'.

The Timeline lays out everything that you've shared from apps and maps to photos and status messages. There is also a large, wide new header that allows you to show off an image that you choose as a welcome mat of sorts for visitors to your profile. Your avatar is also still present.

If you missed an important event in your Timeline, you can go back and insert it at the appropriate point.

Many of the new apps that work with Timeline are available today, but Timeline itself wont'be rolling out for a few weeks..

Source: TheNextWeb
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Friday, September 23, 2011

Block Useless Notifications From Facebook Groups

Posted by Sumit Rana

 Facebook has many way to interact with a number of people at the same time like Fan Page, Group and Event. You can share post, photos, videos, events documents simultaneously or you can even ask question to your friends too. But a biggest negative point of these group is that admins of your friends can add you in a group without permission which leads to flooding of useless updates in notifications page.

One option of stopping these notifications is to unjoin that group, but there’s an alternate solution too, where you can stop these notifications while staying in that group.

where you can stop these notifications while staying in that group. 

How to stop group notifications:

    • Open the group from which you want to unsubscribe. You can see all your groups on this page -Facebook Group.

    • Click on “Edit Settings” given on the top with group’s name.

    • This will open the custom notifications

In Edit Settings Make the Following Changes : 

  • Select ‘Only posts I am subscribed to’ to completely stop notifications from that group, you will not receive any notification even if the admin posts. If you want updates from a post click ‘Subscribe’ link given with that post.

  • Uncheck this box if you don’t want notifications as an E-Mail too.

  • This box enables group chatting, if you feel that pop-up appeared by group chats are annoying too, then uncheck this box as well.

Now you are done, just click “Save Changes” and that group will never disturb you again with annoying and useless notifications.



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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Google Demolishing Our Thinking Ability {infographic}

Posted by Sumit Rana

Today's article is about hte changing behaviour of human ability of thinking. i just want you people to make a query to yourself that if i ask you any problem to solve, you will search books or google?,defently you gona search google as you do not have to search a long index as we used to in books. this is a faster way no doubt but indirectly it is effecting our memory vigoursly.

As now days we do not want to remember anything as we always used to google our problems, as a conclusion i want to say that SEARCH word is replaced by GOOGLE.

Instead of saying search this problem today we are saying it google it,its seems to be funny but its dangerous lets have look on below given infographic that how its damaging our thinking capability:-

So beware guyz its not too late to think about this matter unless our minds and also our social life will be totally spammed by google.


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Sunday, September 18, 2011

Sample Questions To Be Asked In MNC's Aptitude Test

Posted by Sumit Rana


Father is aged three times more than his son Ronit. After 8 years, he would be two and a half times of Ronit's age. After further 8 years, how many times would he be of Ronit's age?

A. 2 timesB.

1 times

3 times
D. 3 times

Answer: Option A


Let Ronit's present age be x years. Then, father's present age =(x + 3x) years = 4x years.

(4x + 8) = 5 (x + 8)

8x + 16 = 5x + 40
3x = 24
x = 8.

Hence, required ratio = (4x + 16) = 48 = 2.
(x + 16) 24

2.  The sum of ages of 5 children born at the intervals of 3 years each is 50 years. What is the age of the youngest child?

A. 4 yearsB. 8 years
C. 10 yearsD. None of these

Answer: Option A


Let the ages of children be x, (x + 3), (x + 6), (x + 9) and (x + 12) years.
Then, x + (x + 3) + (x + 6) + (x + 9) + (x + 12) = 50
5x = 20
x = 4.
Age of the youngest child = x = 4 years.

3.  A father said to his son, "I was as old as you are at the present at the time of your birth". If the father's age is 38 years now, the son's age five years back was:

A. 14 yearsB. 19 years
C. 33 yearsD. 38 years

Answer: Option A


Let the son's present age be x years. Then, (38 - x) = x
2x = 38.
x = 19.
Son's age 5 years back (19 - 5) = 14 years.

4.  A is two years older than B who is twice as old as C. If the total of the ages of A, B and C be 27, the how old is B?

A. 7B. 8
C. 9D. 10
E. 11

Answer: Option D


Let C's age be x years. Then, B's age = 2x years. A's age = (2x + 2) years.
(2x + 2) + 2x + x = 27
5x = 25
x = 5.
Hence, B's age = 2x = 10 years.

5.  Present ages of Sameer and Anand are in the ratio of 5 : 4 respectively. Three years hence, the ratio of their ages will become 11 : 9 respectively. What is Anand's present age in years?

A. 24B. 27
C. 40D. Cannot be determined
E. None of these

Answer: Option A

Let the present ages of Sameer and Anand be 5x years and 4x years respectively.

Then, 5x + 3 = 11
4x + 3 9

9(5x + 3) = 11(4x + 3)
45x + 27 = 44x + 33
45x - 44x = 33 - 27
x = 6.
Anand's present age = 4x = 24 years.

6.  A man is 24 years older than his son. In two years, his age will be twice the age of his son. The present age of his son is:

A. 14 yearsB. 18 years
C. 20 yearsD. 22 years

Answer: Option D


Let the son's present age be x years. Then, man's present age = (x + 24) years.
(x + 24) + 2 = 2(x + 2)
x + 26 = 2x + 4
x = 22.

7.  Six years ago, the ratio of the ages of Kunal and Sagar was 6 : 5. Four years hence, the ratio of their ages will be 11 : 10. What is Sagar's age at present?

A. 16 yearsB. 18 years
C. 20 yearsD. Cannot be determined
E. None of these

Answer: Option A


Let the ages of Kunal and Sagar 6 years ago be 6x and 5x years respectively.

Then, (6x + 6) + 4 = 11
(5x + 6) + 4 10

10(6x + 10) = 11(5x + 10)
5x = 10
x = 2.
Sagar's present age = (5x + 6) = 16 years.

8.  The sum of the present ages of a father and his son is 60 years. Six years ago, father's age was five times the age of the son. After 6 years, son's age will be:

A. 12 yearsB. 14 years
C. 18 yearsD. 20 years

Answer: Option D


Let the present ages of son and father be x and (60 -x) years respectively.
Then, (60 - x) - 6 = 5(x - 6)
54 - x = 5x - 30
6x = 84
x = 14.
Son's age after 6 years = (x+ 6) = 20 years.

9.  At present, the ratio between the ages of Arun and Deepak is 4 : 3. After 6 years, Arun's age will be 26 years. What is the age of Deepak at present ?

A. 12 yearsB. 15 years
C. 19 and halfD. 21 years

Answer: Option B


Let the present ages of Arun and Deepak be 4x years and 3x years respectively. Then,
4x + 6 = 26       4x = 20
x = 5.
Deepak's age = 3x = 15 years.

10.  Sachin is younger than Rahul by 7 years. If their ages are in the respective ratio of 7 : 9, how old is Sachin?

A. 16 yearsB. 18 years
C. 28 yearsD. 24.5 years
E. None of these

Answer: Option D


Let Rahul's age be x years.
Then, Sachin's age = (x - 7) years.

x - 7
= 7
x 9

9x - 63 = 7x
2x = 63
x = 31.5
Hence, Sachin's age =(x - 7) = 24.5 years

11.  The present ages of three persons in proportions 4 : 7 : 9. Eight years ago, the sum of their ages was 56. Find their present ages (in years).

A. 8, 20, 28B. 16, 28, 36
C. 20, 35, 45D. None of these

Answer: Option B


Let their present ages be 4x, 7x and 9x years respectively.
Then, (4x - 8) + (7x - 8) + (9x - 8) = 56
20x = 80
x = 4.
Their present ages are 4x = 16 years, 7x = 28 years and 9x = 36 years respectively.

12.  Ayesha's father was 38 years of age when she was born while her mother was 36 years old when her brother four years younger to her was born. What is the difference between the ages of her parents?

A. 2 yearsB. 4 years
C. 6 yearsD. 8 years

Answer: Option C


Mother's age when Ayesha's brother was born = 36 years.
Father's age when Ayesha's brother was born = (38 + 4) years = 42 years.
Required difference = (42 - 36) years = 6 years.

13.  A person's present age is two-fifth of the age of his mother. After 8 years, he will be one-half of the age of his mother. How old is the mother at present?

A. 32 yearsB. 36 years
C. 40 yearsD. 48 years

Answer: Option C


Let the mother's present age be x years.

Then, the person's present age = 2 x years.

x + 8
= 1 (x + 8)
5 2

2(2x + 40) = 5(x + 8)
x = 40.

14.  Q is as much younger than R as he is older than T. If the sum of the ages of R and T is 50 years, what is definitely the difference between R and Q's age?

A. 1 yearB. 2 years
C. 25 yearsD. Data inadequate
E. None of these

Answer: Option D


R - Q = R- T     Q = T.
Also, R + T = 50     R + Q = 50.
So, (R - Q) cannot be determined.

15.  The age of father 10 years ago was thrice the age of his son. Ten years hence, father's age will be twice that of his son. The ratio of their present ages is:

A. 5 : 2B. 7 : 3
C. 9 : 2D. 13 : 4

Answer: Option B


Let the ages of father and son 10 years ago be 3x and x years respectively.
Then, (3x + 10) + 10 = 2[(x + 10) + 10]
3x + 20 = 2x + 40
x = 20.
Required ratio = (3x + 10) : (x + 10) = 70 : 30 = 7 : 3.

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Thursday, September 15, 2011

Windows 8 Now Available for Download

Posted by Sumit Rana

Can’t wait to try out Windows 8 for yourself after Microsoft’s big unveiling of the new OS at Tuesday’s Build Conference? Well, you needn’t wait any longer as the developer preview version of the OS is now available for download.

You can install it on a x86-based 32-bit or a 64-bit machine. Activation is not required, but it’s far from a finalized version of the OS, so if you do install it, expect bugs and glitches. In any case, you should definitely check out Microsoft’s Windows 8 guide to get an idea of what you can expect from the next version of Windows.

The download is available here.

Windows 8: Lock Screen

“Your personalized lock screen shows you unread emails and other app notifications. The image shown here is a photo of the road leading to Mt. Cook National Park in New Zealand.”

Windows 8: Start Screen

“See your apps and content in a glance on the start screen.”

Windows 8: Files

“Pick the files you want to send or share from one place.”

Windows 8: Internet Explorer

“Touch browsing is fast, fluid and intuitive.”

Windows 8: Thumb

“The thumb keyboard feels natural and comfortable.”

Windows 8: Touch Keyboard

“Large buttons help you type on the touch keyboard.”

enjoyyy ___:)__:P__:)

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Monday, September 12, 2011

How to Download Videos From Facebook and from other social networks

Posted by Sumit Rana

Hey guyz how you doing,well listen you often used to upload vedios to facebook as recently facebook has provided to upload facility on thier own server so very rare people use youtube to upload and then share that link on facebook which was an easier process for those who want to download that vedio but very rare people know how to download from facebook .

Freemake Video Downloader is a great tool to download videos from most of the video sharing websites. Not only it downloads them but it can also convert them to file types that you can use on your favorite devices.

Step 1: Download and install Freemake Video Downloader on your computer. While the application is being installed, copy the URL link of the video page to your clipboard.

Step 2: Once the application is installed successfully, run it. On the main program interface just click on the button Paste URL.

Step 3: The application will now automatically take your last copied link from your clipboard and analyze it. If the link resembles any of the supported website URLs, the application will provide you with the download options shortly. You must now select the quality and encoding of the video that is to be downloaded. When everything is set, press the download button.

Step 4: The application will now start your download and save your video to the desired folder.

Note:-You must install the 32-bit Windows Imaging Component (WIC) before you run Setup. Please visit the Microsoft Download Center to install WIC, and then rerun Setup and it it iis suitable for window 7 only.

If you are a Chrome or Firefox user then you can use the Freemake Video Downloader browser add-ons too which are automatically installed during installation. When you press the add-on button while you are on the video page the plugin sends the video link to the downloader and begins the download.

Some Nice Features of Freemake Video Downloader

This tool certainly has some useful features for a download junkie.

50+ Sites Support for Video Download

The main USP of the tool is its ability to download videos from over 50 websites. Thus now you don’t have to install a different add-on, scripts or application for different services. Freemake is your one shot call now.

Download Ad-Free Video

Freemake automatically removes ads placed on YouTube and other such videos and thus all the videos you download using Freemake will be clean and ad-free.

Convert to AVI, MKV, 3GP, MP3, iPod, PSP, Android

It not only downloads the video but even converts it during the download process. It can convert the videos to AVI, MKV, 3GP, MP3, MP4 format or use ready-made profiles for portable devices.

My Verdict

I tested the tool on various video sites supported by the tool and got 100% results. With so many features and yet so simple in use, I was surprised to find that the program is free to use with no ads, limitations and registration of any kind.

source:-Guding Tech

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Search the world with Facebook

Posted by Sumit Rana

 Hello geeks today i found a wonderful article from my geek friend TANUJ VERMA  on facebook .so i want to share it with Tricky Tech followers. Today i am going to share a unique way of using Facebook that most of people don't know.I am observing it from last so many days and finally share it with you wits.Most of people use Facebook for sharing, chatting,tagging etc.But you can also use Facebook in many other ways and get most of it.So world number one social networking website help us in every field from entertainment to education.

 so now i am going to tell you how to use Facebook search engine. look at the top there is a Facebook search box we mostly used it for searching people.

so we are going to use this search box.

How to use it and for what we are going to use it ???

1.see who shared my link on Facebook

You will be limited to seeing only the people who shared the link publicly(according to their privacy settings).

  1. Go to

  2. Enter the link or better the title of the link/video title (in case of YouTube video or Facebook video)

  3. You will be able to limit the Posts results by your friends or everyone

click here for example

2.find latest updates from facebook

suppose you want latest updates regarding any topic like "speakasia" so enter keyword and get realtime updates from many people.


select post by friend to get updates from friends.but we all are having limited no of friend so i uses mostly post to public.

click here for example

3.learn poetry from facebook

Most interesting part is this one and i used it a lot while chatting with guys if you want to impress your loved ones then used this trick.

so now used the romantic keywords like DIL,PYAR etc i think you guyz know better then me and search on facebook with post public you will get lot of shyaries and much more

click here for example

4.find quotes from great personalities

now you can also make interesting status with some superb search the name of great personalities in the search box and you will find the lot of people sharing quotes

click here for example

5.find out popular episodes from reality shows 

so now a days there are lot of talent hunt shows are going on so we are not having enough time so i watch only exclusive performances  with the help of Facebook sharing

like what people like most from india's got talent

click here for example

6.find who is online

so the search is based on the real time search so the query comes first the most recently we can find who is online or who is recently online.

7.Get information about any mass movement

so recntly Anna ji aanshan shocked the government so whats happening there even get updates from Facebook

click here for example

8.find out important facts

so even we can find out really secret and shocking facts find only on social media.Like corruption etc

so how many politicians have how much money in swiss bank i came to know Facebook search engine

click here for example

9.find out tagged status for your friends

so we got a lot of tagged pictures, videos but what about status

so even solution is here just search any name of your friend and you will find lot of status with similar name


and i got really intresting

 tanuj mishing you sho muchhh.
hehe this is someone else status for his friend tanuj
click here for example

now it is really a great concept that we all get latest and hot information from Facebook of our choice just give input get desired output

so some of thinks how all this works ??

it is a really simple Facebook contain lot people all around the world and Facebook is made for sharing so people love to share the important when you search anythigh you will get important information according to it.

so now it seems that whole world resides inside Facebook just enter your query and get the solution.

so if u like this article please comment below.also share it with your friend.

Also Technowit decide to write next article on "how to get phone no of a gal"  so if u want we write this article then comment below


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Saturday, September 10, 2011

Cricket's Most Iconic Moments

Posted by Sumit Rana

Hey guyz today i got some interesting crickteing moments and historic too,each incident given below has its own value in history so lets have a look:-


Pakistan’s Javed Miandad clashed with Australia’s Dennis Lillee in one of the most disgraceful incidents on a cricket field. Lillee and Javed collided as the batsman completed a run during the November 1981 Perth Test.

Lillee proceeded to kick Javed on the leg to which Javed reacted angrily, threatening to hit the bowler with his bat. Umpire Tony Crafter stepped between the two as Lillee prepared to have another go at Javed.

The blame for the incident was laid on Lillee by many experts. Former Australian captains like Bob Simpson and Ian Chappell condemned Lillee’s behaviour.


In Birmingham, August 7 2005, at the end of one of the greatest Test matches ever, England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff broke away from the team celebrations to console the dejected Australian batsman Brett Lee.

Lee and Michael Kasprowicz had brought Australia within three runs of an unlikely win before Kasprowicz got out. England went on to win the Ashes for the first time in 19 years, but this moment stood out and Flintoff was applauded for his thoughtfulness. Despite intense rivalry between the two teams, Flintoff and Lee remain mates.


ndia’s Yuvraj Singh hits the sixth six of an over from England Stuart Broad on September 19 2007 at Kingsmead, Durban during a World T20 match. Yuvraj became just the fourth batsman in history to hit six consecutive sixes in an over in senior cricket.

Minutes before this incident, Andrew Flintoff had sledged Yuvraj about his ordinary form, prompting this angry outburst on Broad.


In a decidedly one-sided series, Australia employed eight slip fielders in a one-day international against Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club on October 23, 1999. 

Australia were the world champions and dominant team while Zimbabwe were one of the weaker teams. Never one to miss a chance to show who's boss, Australia employed this extravagantly attacking field. They won the only Test by 10 wickets and all three ODIs


Manoj Prabhakar pats Sachin Tendulkar at the end of the Manchester Test match against England on August 11, 1990. The two Indians’ rearguard action saved India the Test with Tendulkar making an unbeaten 119 – his first Test hundred.

Tendulkar, 17, thus became the youngest Indian to score a Test hundred, and would go on to claim most batting records in international cricket.


Sachin Tendulkar is given out LBW on zero to Glenn McGrath after being struck on the shoulder, making this one of the most controversial LBW decisions. Tendulkar ducked thinking the ball to be a bouncer and was hit in front of the stumps.

Australian umpire Darryl Harper ruled it out, making it the only known instance of a shoulder-before-wicket dismissal.


England all-rounder Ian Botham is seen in a reflective mood, smoking a cigar in the dressing room. Botham had made 149 against Australia in the Leeds Test match of 1981. Despite following on, England turned the game around with Botham’s heroics with the bat and Bob Willis with the ball.

England won the series often called Botham’s Ashes for his complete dominance of Australia.


Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga has a heated conversation with umpire Ross Emerson, who had no-balled Muttiah Muralitharan for throwing in an ODI against England, January 23, 1999, in Adelaide.

Ranatunga led his team off the ground and threatened to abandon the tour since Muralitharan’s bowling action had earlier been deemed legitimate by the ICC. Play resumed after 14 minutes. England made 302.

Tensions between the teams simmered till the end when Roshan Mahanama was shouldered by captain Alec Stewart. In poetic justice, last-man Muralitharan came out to bat in the final over to hit the winning runs.


Australian players celebrate after running out South Africa’s Allan Donald in the World Cup semi-final in Birmingham on June 17, 1999.

A massive misunderstanding in the final over between last-man Donald and Lance Klusener, who had batted heroically to bring SA within a run of a win, ended the game in a tie.

Tournament rules allowed Australia to reach the final, which they won, beginning their decade-long domination of international cricket


West Indian players give Brian Lara a guard of honour on April 18, 1994, in the Test match against England in Antigua.

Lara beat the world record for the highest Test score --- 365 held by fellow West Indian Garry Sobers --- and made 375, a record that stood nine years.


February 9, 1980, saw scenes that have rarely been seen on a cricket field.

West Indies, on short tour to New Zealand, felt the umpires were biased. In the first Test in Dunedin, Michael Holding knocked over the stumps at the striker’s end after a caught-behind was turned down by umpire John Hastie. “This was not cricket and I didn't have to be part of it. I was on my way to the pavilion, quite prepared not to bowl again, when Clive Lloyd and (Deryck) Murray persuaded me back,” Holding said.

Later in the tour, Colin Croft shoulder-barged umpire Fred Goodall while running in to bowl. It marked the lowest point in the cricket relations between the two teams and the only incident where an umpire was assaulted by a player in an international game.


On March 22 1992, the scoreboard at the Sydney Cricket Ground tells the story as England win a controversial rain-affected World Cup semifinal against South Africa.

Rain stopped play when South Africa needed 22 runs off 13 balls. Two overs were lost and according to the much-despised rain rule, the target was reworked to 22 off 1 ball).

It’s been 19 years since the incident and South Africa are yet to win a knock-out match at the World Cup.


The scoreboard at the Pietermaritzburg Oval in South Africa during this February 14 2003 World Cup game makes astonishing reading.

Sri Lanka paceman Chaminda Vaas had reduced Bangladesh to 5-4 in the first over, taking all four wickets. Vaas took a hat-trick with the first three balls of the game, setting up a 10-wicket win.


Richie Benaud said this the most disgraceful thing he had seen on a cricket field. On February 1, 1981, New Zealand were playing Australia in the third of the best-of-five finals of the World Series in Melbourne.

15 were needed off the final over, to be bowled by Trevor Chappell, younger brother of Ian and Greg. It came down to seven off the last ball with Brian McKechnie on strike. Captain Greg instructed Trevor to roll the ball along the ground.

Underarm bowling was still legal, even if unethical, and Chappell’s unsporting act was roundly criticised. After the incident, underarm bowling was banned.


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Saturday, September 3, 2011

5 Laptop Maintenance Tips to Help You Keep Your Laptop Computer Secure

Posted by Sumit Rana

A laptop is a very advanced form of computer and almost every household has it due to how portableit is and the great features it can offer. While a lot of laptop computers are designed to be able tolast several years without any problem some laptops just don’t behave once you’ve used them for ashort period of time.

In some cases the problem might be with the laptop production company, butin most cases the problem isn’t with any external party but with the user’s usage and lack of proper maintenance.

This article will be giving you 5 major tips to help you make your laptop last long and more secure.

1). Always Avoid Placing Your Laptop On or Near Magnetic Objects:-

A magnet is an enemy of computer technology and if not careful, not being wise about how you useyour electronics near magnetic substances can have a huge impact on what results you get. The same is the case with using a laptop too.Always ensure you avoid using your laptop near magnetic objects as magnets are dangerous objects to computers and they can corrupt some important components like your hard drive. There have been cases of files been wiped out completely from an hard disk as a result of placing it near magnetic objects so you should beware of using your computer near magnetic objects.

2). Always Shut Your Laptop Computer Down Properly:-

There are two major ways to maintain your laptop, it can either be externally (which has to do you’re your computer hardware) or internally (which has to do with computer software and operation). Both have a major impact on how sound and secure your computer can be and a great way to ensure your laptop is always okay is by shutting it down properly. Don’t just shut down your laptop using the power button that came with it, instead, make sure you only shut down your laptop computer using the default options under the start menu.

The reason for this is that when shutting down your computer there are some files the operating system has to close and save in order to ensure system stability and these files will be affected and then lead to system instability if you don’t shut down properly.

3). Avoid Overcharging or Misusing Your laptop Battery:-

A major advantage of using a laptop computer over a desktop computer is the battery life. While desktop computers don’t use any battery there are laptop computers with battery life as long as 10 hours (the typical battery life is 4 hours though) but the funny thing is that a lot of laptops behave just like desktops because the battery has been damaged.

To ensure your laptop computer is always effective and that the battery life always lasts as expected make sure you don’t just charge and discharge your laptop anyhow. Whenever your laptop battery is full ensure you remove it from the power supply, and make sure you don’t use your laptop when it is complaining about the battery.

4). Always Clean Your Laptop Regularly:-

Do you know that dust is a major enemy of computers? Well, that’s what it is, and not dust alone but some other dangerous particles. Always ensure you keep your laptop computer safe from dust and powdered substances. Even though substances like this might not be easily prevented but you can reduce the chances of your laptop computer having any problem by cleaning it regularly.

You should also know that what you use to clean your laptop computer is of utmost importance. In this case make sure you use a clean napkin/cloth anytime you want to clean your laptop.

5.) Always Avoid Using Your Laptop in Heat:-

Another important thing you should avoid so as to get the best from your laptop computer is to ensure it is never used in heat. Just like dust, heat is a great enemy of computers, especially a laptop so you will be able to preserve your laptop life if you don’t use it in heat.

Most laptops have processor fans that ensure they are always cool, but if you’re someone who loves to work for a long period of lime you might want to get a laptop cooler to ensure your laptop doesn’t get too hot – you can do a Google search for the best laptop coolers to see which one you will like to go with.

This guest post is written by Paul who writes about choosing the best dongles for laptops.

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