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There are many ways to communicate to the outside of free or low cost.
Every time there are fewer excuses for not talking with friends or relatives abroad. Although Skype is still the king of free or cheap calls over the Internet, more and more applications and many programs that allow it. To complete, smart phones have advanced so that is also common to make international calls free or low cost from the iPhone, iPod Touch, Android, Windows Mobile and Nokia. Here, we present some of the most popular and recommended by experts to communicate with the world.
124 million in skype was the number of Skype users in the second quarter of 2010, each month. They talked about 95 billion minutes.
Is a free application that allows voice and video calls to other fring users and Skype anywhere in the world, and also integrates instant messaging.
It also makes free calls to any smart phone (3G and Wi-Fi). It is available in stores applications iPhones, Android, and Ovi.
For international calls to landlines and cell phones are not smartphones, Fring charged 1 cent per minute.
Yahoo Messenger: www.messenger.yahoo.com
With this program, which is bottom of the page, calls are free PC to PC between Yahoo contacts. It also works for mobile phones with Android. If it’s between computers, all you need do is add the contacts you want and click the ‘Call’ button.
There, also, the option to receive calls on your computer. Yahoo Messenger, as most applications for Internet calling, where calls are charged from the computer to a landline phone or abroad.
Can make free calls, chat and send pictures, messages and music to your contacts who are online in social networks such as Messenger, Yahoo, Gtalk and Skype. Works for PC and Mac and is discharged from the page above. Also available for mobile phones and download is free, but its creators warn that uses wireless Internet connection, so “provider fees may apply. If you’re not using Wi-Fi, we recommend you get a flat fee (unlimited) data provider, “explain. It also lets you share your location and displays your contacts on a map.
Google Voice: www.google.com / voice
Used to make international calls at low cost (and free within the U.S. only). Works for computers, also for iPhone, Blackberry and Android by downloading a free application.
By signing up, Google gives users a personal phone number and lets you attach the phone in your home and work, so when someone calls to those numbers associated with the program forwards the call to the number of Google Voice. It’s like having all the phones in a single number. For now, works in America but will expand to other countries.
View a tutorial of how google voice on the page http://www.google.com/googlevoice/about.html
Allows free calls to other Skype contacts all over the world and it not only works for computers, mobile phones also. So you can download the free application for iPhone and Android and voice and video call using the 3G network or Wi-Fi. To call, contacts must be connected, but there is also the possibility to leave a voice message. Like other programs, Skype also has the option to call international cellular phones and with prices from 2 cents per minute.
They are the favorites of thieves and store more data each time. Protect your information.
You may not have noticed but your smartphone lives in jeopardy. Just last week 150,000 mobile phones from different companies in China were infected by a virus called Xwodi, which records messages and conversations to be sent to a recipient unknown.
The virus arrives to users in a multimedia message with a link for free download of a program that promised to improve device performance. However, the real purpose is to capture Xwodi all voice and text information generated by the user, who can hardly notice him.
As if this were not enough, according to the Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá, in a report last July, the object was stolen mobile phone with 53 percent of all robberies.
To exposure with smartphones and their multiple uses, which make them closer to a computer than a phone, key protect the information stored. Here are some tips to learn how to encrypt documents, emails, text messages and photos. However, the first step you should take is to create a key input to the computer.
To encrypt (or encrypt)
1. You can protect your phone memory, memory card or both. When they’re not guarded as a whole, the state will look like ‘Off’.
2. It is possible to encrypt the memory card without using a key. This means that you can not use the micro SD in other devices. In the event that encrypt and store the key, remember to code in a safe place outside the device.
To decrypt the external memory (more…)
Developers can access tools to work on content and applications.
The materials being developed by Microsoft will run on Windows and, inter alia, are aimed at the development of future applications for the Windows operating system. These applications, in line which would provide Kinect, encourage the control computers with gestures and voice.
Kinect users have shown from the beginning his interest in the possibilities of the device. Since its release in November last year, there have been many developers, researchers and study centers have experimented with Kinect.
Applications have been developed since the creation of virtual reality systems to connect the device with other platforms such as Nintendo’s Wii console.
Microsoft has supported since the beginning of the investigation as a peripheral, and now the company goes a step further and has decided to publish the codes and tools for working with Windows environments Kinect.
The multinational considered Kinect possibilities are endless and that the step is giving help to revolutionize the way people interact with technology.
Hundreds of worms, Trojans and viruses are around the Net in search of victims.
On the Web are watching all kinds of viruses, trojans, worms and malicious programs, operational methods are different, attack indiscriminately and have criminal aims and objectives. Faced with this imminent threat, unprotected surfing the Internet is a risk that can get quite expensive and setting out the equipment, the information stored in these and the data that is shared across networks.
The struggle to combat them is getting stronger and software developers to perform security updates or patches to plug the holes where viruses have already entered.
Microsoft recently identified the 10 most dangerous viruses, the family and category to which they belong, their mode of operation and number of attacks until June 2010. This study showed that the most controversial and risky of all the viruses that are currently on the Web is the Conficker. This is a worm that had high impact three years ago and still generates more than a headache.
Its spread was due in part to the slow reaction of the users who were slow to update their systems, which caused a chain effect, to infect millions of machines. It is characterized by attacking the USB storage media like hard drives and other memories.
The worm has a list of the 100 most used passwords. The test to ascertain and infect all computers. With their attacks to modify user files, create accounts and delete information.
Known as information technology (IT) to the use of technology – specifically computers and electronics – for handling and processing of information – specifically the capture, processing, storage, protection and recovery of data and information.
The origins of IT are recent. Although the name of information technology goes back to the 70, its use in business goes back to mid-twentieth century, during the Second World War. However, it has been in the last 20 years which has reached levels of use and applications as varied and ubiquitous, which has become an area of great extent and impact on all aspects of daily life – including the management of any company , Which today is almost indispensable.
Since the emergence of Internet, has joined the IT mass communication aspect, which is usually referred to an even broader subject, known as Information and Communications Technology or ICT.
Information Technology Company
The department or team within an organization that exercises the functions of IT is responsible for study, design, develop, implement and manage information systems used to manage data and information throughout the organization. These systems, in turn, include applications or software, and equipment or hardware.
Carry out the tasks of the organization relying on information technology generally results in a faster and reliable processing of your data. The resulting information has greater mobility and accessibility, and has more integrity, that when processed manually. Similarly, computers relieve employees of many repetitious activities, allowing them better leverage their time on activities that add more value.
As prices come down computer equipment, their capacity increases, and become easier to use, IT is used in new and varied forms. In business, its applications are diverse. Today, most medium and large (and increasingly small and micro-enterprises) use IT to manage almost all aspects of business, especially the management of financial and transactional records of organizations, records employees, billing, collection, payment, shopping, and more.