Futuristic Hybrid Cars with New Electric Technology & Hydrogen Fuel Cell

The popularity of hybrid cars are increasing now, especially since people are more aware that future vehicles are the solution to today’s problem. Not only hybrid car is able to safe you some money for the fuel, it is also helping the environment in the most generous and gentlest way possible. Lots of auto customers like the idea that combining regular machines and electric can improve the performance of the ride as well as their ability to save up money for the fuel. And with that concern and idea in mind, there are several new rides that have been designed for 2015 launch and release.

The Elegance of Passat from Volkswagen

VW Passat is now in the eight cycles, being designed and introduced for 2015 line. It is created as a family ride that comes with sleeker style as well as improved technologies to deliver more comfort as well as good looks for auto enthusiasts. This line is designed to compete against C-Class line from Mercy and 3 Series from Beemer, so it is only reasonable that everything is designed and prepared with flawless perfection. The fact that it is competing against Mondeo from Ford or Mazda 6 only strengthen the idea that this family ride comes with the right ammo so it won’t be left behind.

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Since this eight gen Passat should be released the first thing in January 2015, VW starts taking orders from now. This line will be provided in UK’s auto market first before released globally. The price range starts from £22,000 for the most basic line, the diesel 1.6 TDI variant, to the most expensive £37,000 for the high-end class. All models are offered with diesel engines, considering that it is powerful and able to deliver clean outcome. Five different trims will be available for this line, offering different features as the price hikes up.

For a starter, the SE mid spec line has £1,100 worth of trim option, covering Pre Crash and also Front Assist system, along with comfortable seat, handy parking sensors for the front and rear, driver profile selection, and also adaptive cruise control. For a more advanced option, the SE Business, you can enjoy satellite navigation, if you are willing to pay for extra £1,000. If you want to buy the GT variant, be prepared to pay extra £1,300 for the exchange with climate control three-zone mode, heated seat covered in Alcantara cover, and also 18 inches wheels from alloy. The top range is the R-Line is running on TDI 2.0 model. Sounds like all worthy of your spending huh?

The cool thing about this variant is the fact that this family ride doesn’t look buff or burly at all. The lines are all soft and subtle. It incorporates the elegant signature from VW and yet still looks sturdy and solid without truly compromising the overall classy and elegant style. If you take a look at the overall appearance, the three bar grille from chrome looks great paired up with chrome exhaust pipe and Phaeton style rear styling. For the interior cabin, there is a good and handy 40:20:40 seat arrangement that provides generous and roomy space for passengers to sit comfortably. Another cool addition is the automatic electronic system where you can open up the hatch simply by using your foot and waving it right underneath the bumper. In case you forget to close or lock it, it will do so autocratically when you move away from the car. It is a very handy additional safety feature.

Most of the variants are offered in diesel line, but in case you want to enjoy the hybrid technology, you can choose Passat GTE. It combines electric motor (producing 107 bhp) with TSI engine with 1.4-liter capacity (producing 154 bhp), allowing the electronic only motor to reach 3 miles before the regular engine kicks in.

Toyota FCV (Fuel Cell Vehicle)

Another promising ride designed by Toyota is the FCV, a new line that is claimed to be the next futuristic ride that can solve fuel and efficiency problems. Among the many technologies designed to deliver a ride that isn’t only future-based efficient, but also reliable and dependable when it comes to performance, this FCV is the first one designed and sold commercially. Toyota had designed it as a hybrid cars that will be available in early 2015 in Japan with tag price around ¥7 million. It is planned to hit American auto market in late 2015 – more likely as the 2016 variant – and sold around $70,000. The earliest launch plan should be around summer time 2015.

Toyota FCV concept

From the exterior design alone, you can see how futuristic and edgy it is. The overall design is sedan-unlike with sturdier and more solid stance. It has the right curves with massive front side and also gills. Although the company hasn’t provided detailed and official information about the specs and features, they claim that the interior cabin is generous and spacious, as well as the trunk space. The hydrogen fuel cell will be located on the front seat and the gas tank is located around the back wheel. Everything has been designed and planned carefully for improved and optimized comfort.

Toyota needs to carefully think about the design and careful arrangement for this futuristic ride, considering that the similar fuel cell rides from Honda, General Motors, Hyundai, and Mercy are also in the production process. The fact that special stations for hydrogen refuelling purpose have been designed and built all around California, make more and more auto manufacturers consider the option to build and offer hybrid cars. And the option isn’t only limited to electronic rides, but also the hydrogen fuel cell.

As it was mentioned before, Toyota hasn’t released official information about the features and specs of the FCV ride, but it is a guarantee that it will provide very smooth and quiet transmission, acceleration, and also power. Toyota even claims that it is able to reach 60 mph within 10 seconds, and the power outcome will be around 134 hp of power, which is quite good – although not grandeur or superb. And the fact that this ride produces water vapor as the waste outcome is just another icing on the top of the cake.

The Best and Downfall You Find on Sugarsync Review

When you search for a place to store your file without worry you will lost it, then a cloud service such as Sugarsync would be the best. On Sugarsync review you will see that it has synchronization service unlike other storing service, which do not, offers this feature. They use incremental backup that allow you to only backup anything that is not on your device the last time you do the backup. That way you will get the process done in faster way, moreover the process could also be done in automatic way so they would be backup immediately after you safe your document. If you want to, you could also choose to schedule the backup process so you do not need to remember when to backup, then you could easily share the file you have backup before.

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Sadly according to the Sugarsync review, it does not offer backup for the hard disk that you attached to the computer. Which is such a downsize especially when you already backup your computer data on your hard disk, then the hard disk could not be backup using Sugarsync. The only way to cope with this is you need to backup your data manually by copying your hard disk content to the Sugarsync storage.

Another downfall for Sugarsync service is the amount of storage that they offer which only available for 250 GB space. This is surely not enough for you to store all your picture and videos you record since the old time to the future. Surely there are still other storage system services that offer less amount of space; however the price for Sugarsync is consider quite expensive for the amount of space it provided. While there is also other storage system services which offers at least 1 TB space or even unlimited space with a lot affordable price plan.

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Biggest flaw that Sugarsync storage system has is the limitation on the size of individual files which only at maximum 300 MB size. This is a rare case where most storage system service does not limit their individual space size; if they do then they would only place a limit at 10GB size per line. The limitation would make it difficult to store video file, which surely has large size because their data is so large in every frame. Even when you only store videos in medium or low quality, the size would much likely bigger than 300 MB.

Some music file with FLAC extension would also have larger size. To cope with this problem you will need to split each file to smaller size. However that means you could not play the file directly from Sugarsync storage system since you need to join them before you could use it.

According to Sugarsync review blog, the best feature from Sugarsync is their remote ability, which does not available on other online storage system. With this feature you could wipe out your computer data from anywhere you are using the online service, this would be very useful if your laptop ever get stolen.

How to Deal with PCB Repair and Checking Tracks

If you ever open up your device, you will see a green board called as the Printed Circuit Board, or the PCB. PCB is important for your device as it connect one parts to another, resulting in signals, voltage, and other parts functionality. When your phone is in trouble, the repair technician will likely do the so-called line checking or circuit tracing on the PCB. The procedure is quite common and standard to find out what kind of issue your phone has and what is the source of the issue.

In case you decide to do your own PCB repair, keep in mind that the PCB track is drawn inside the board, so it is basically invisible. The PCB isn’t a regular board as it connects parts to make sure that everything works in harmonious balance. The LCD, vibrator, speaker, mic, ringer, and others are depending on the track, so in case one line is interrupted or broken, it will definitely affect the corresponding part.

As it was mentioned before, finding out whether a line or a track is broken isn’t easy. If you want to trace them, you need a diagram to help you. Each product comes with its own specific diagram, so it is quite impossible to make mistakes in identifying which diagram belongs to which device.

If your Nokia C1 phone seems to have mic issue, you only need to type in Nokia C2 mic issue and solution in Google Image and your problem is solved. Different problems will have its different diagram, so consult the net to repair your device.

How to Deal with PCB Repair and Checking Tracks

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Use multimeter when checking the line. When it is beeping, then the line has no problem at all. But when there is no beeping sound, the line is definitely broken. Use a jumper wire and solder it to solve the issue. You may also have to check on other components or small parts.

Tips when Dealing with Screen Repair for Your iPhone

Have you ever dealt with cracked screen on your iPhone? If you have, you certainly understand how annoying and disturbing it is because you have to take your gadget to the screen repair service and have it fixed.

Tips when Dealing with Screen Repair for Your iPhone

Cracked screen is the most common reasons why an iPhone has to be taken to screen repairing service. And such thing is naturally inevitable, considering the portability of the handset and the fact that it isn’t made of the toughest material on earth. Never think about leaving the cracked screen just like that without repairing it because the cracks will only get worse, and it is about time before you get yourself injured because of it.

Despite the cracked screen, your phone’s functionality and performance isn’t much affected, so you can still use it for normal purpose. But before you take your handset to the screen repairing service, at least understand how the screen works. The LCD (the screen) and the glass (the digitizer) are attached to one another, so you will have to replace both of them in case either one is damaged. The good thing about being attached to one another is that the possibility of dirt or dust trapped between the display screens will be very limited.

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When repairing the screen, the damaged screen will be removed first, before cleaning procedure takes place. Once the cleaning process is done, the new screen will be fitted and placed, so you can enjoy the new screen on your iPhone. Mind you that the process should be done by professionals, especially if you are unfamiliar with it. During the process, some parts may have to be removed and then re-installed.

However, don’t easily trust any screen repair service as you should know the very basic of the implementation – although you can’t really do it on your own. Here are some handy tips of how to determine which service is trustworthy and which isn’t.

First of all, don’t hesitate to find out about the quality of the replacement screen. The original screen may be quite costly, but you don’t have to worry about the quality. After all, quality will affect performance, so better quality means better result and longer durability. Of course you can always buy the cheaper imitation versions of the screen, but they are actually more fragile, even with normal handling. By buying the original screen, you may (seem) spend quite a lot, but you actually save more on longer run.

Besides quality, another problem with the imitation version is the fact that they may not come with the right fitting, so it is possible to experience small gaps or unfit issue. Moreover, the cheap imitation versions may actually affect the way your handset works, which can also affect the overall performance.

Be sure to ask the screen repair service shop about the quality of screen they use. Don’t forget to find information about the cost of the screen and the service of installation before going to the shop. If their price is too high – or even suspiciously too low – simply walk away.

Second, find out about the testing procedure. Since the replacement will include some parts being removed, it is crucial to have your handset tested before it is returned to you. Good and reliable screen repairing service will make sure that their customers’ gadgets are working well before being returned or delivered to the customers. They even have the completed testing checklist, in case their customers require it.

Reliable repair screen repairing service will provide warranty as the standard requirementsThird, don’t forget to find out about the warranty. Reliable repair screen repairing service will provide warranty as the standard requirements. The minimum repair standard warranty is 12 months, although some services are offering 90 days. At least it is still better than no warranty at all.

Microsoft Looking Forward with Windows 9 After Failure of Windows 8

Microsoft tried to do something very diverse when the company dared the introduction of Windows 8. The company brought the Operating System with an entire new interface which meant that windows users would experience the exact same feeling they have with their tablets and Smartphones with the new interface. Microsoft did away with the ‘Start Menu’ and also changed the mouse UI that windows users have been using for as long as anyone we can all remember and introduced a touch UI with tiles form.  Some of these touch-driven interfaces came with information of available updates. Right from the beginning, Windows 8 received a lot of critics and negative feedback from most Windows users.

Windows 8: Where it went wrong

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Microsoft did away with something that has been a treasure to windows users for a long time (since Windows 95) and that’s the Start Button. By doing this, Microsoft was not only bringing a new Operating System to the world but also attempting to force windows users to change from an OS that has been know for many years. There is no denial that Windows 8 was perfectly to the point technically: There was never complaining that it crashed, performed slowly nor old applications not performing when installed on the OS.

Users actually commended its faster performance that windows 7. The thing that users hated is the design, display and complexity. The whole look was just a failure. Microsoft suffered in terms of sales as even after the launch, the previous OS, windows 7 sold better.  Microsoft argued that they presented a faster and more reliable Operating System but the reply from people is that they didn’t know how to use it.

Windows 9: Seeking redemption

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Microsoft are trying to save their defamed OS, Windows 8 by panning to update it later on in the year to Windows 8.1 but after that we expect the company to put all their focus on Windows 9. The rumored Operating system is being labeled as ‘threshold’ and is expected in 2015. The exciting thing puts big smiles on the faces of all windows users it that Microsoft will bring the Start Menu back. This is a very strategic move by the company and it will surely work as we are all impressed.

Another exciting feature that is rumored is ‘seamless’; which is OneDrive cloud storage which will be simple to access just like the C: Drive. With this new feature, users will be able store all useful data in seconds. Other than storing data, you can keep your apps as well. As exciting as it sounds, that’s not all, because it will be internet based, it means that you can access all that when you log on another device with Windows 9.

Conclusion

Microsoft is set to do what it should have done in the first place with the Windows 9 Operating System expected to be launched in 2015. We are all excited and anxiously waiting for the Operating System, we all hope that Microsoft will not disappoint us.