Monoprice is among the more interesting companies you probably haven’t heard of. Started out of an apartment around a decade ago, the company initially sold everything at a single price, hence the name. That business model may have worked when the product line was mostly cables and connectors, but the company now offers a diverse array that includes monitors (more in a moment), home theatre screens, graphics tablets, headphones, apocket-size pico projector, an action cam, even electric guitars – and, yes, cables, connectors and accessories as well. It’s a lineup with no seeming rhyme or reason, other than quality products at bargain prices.
Comments Off on Monoprice 27″ IPS-G Pro LED Monitor WQHD 2560×1440And that actually is the rhyme and reason behind Monoprice products. According to CEO Ajay Kumar, the company looks for categories where vastly overpriced products predominate. That gives Monoprice room to create and sell products at dramatically lower price points, while still maintaining strong profit margins.“We are in the right place at the right time with our business model,” says Kumar, who joined the company in July 2011. “We offer the same cable or accessory as national retail brands, but for much less cost. However, we are not cutting corners as we employ high-quality manufacturing partners who work with our specs. Our markup is much lower and we pass those savings to our customers. Monoprice brings them a value proposition they can’t find anywhere else.”And that leads us to the Monoprice 27″ IPS-G Pro LED Monitor WQHD 2560×1440 Product ID 10489, which is what you came here for. I’ve been rocking this 16:9 (widescreen) monitor for over a month now and it’s stunning. Let’s take a look at the stats and find out why.Start with the size, 27″. You don’t have to join Grindr to know that size matters. A larger screen means that you can work easily with more windows at once. It makes copying files and editing text and spreadsheets easier and obviously makes working with pictures and video more convenient, if that’s your thing. And if you’re a gamer, a large screen is essential. Ditto if you are, for instance, a daytrader or a designer.Hand in glove with size is resolution. “WQHD” may sound like a Minneapolis TV station, but it means 2560 x 1440 pixels. Some 27″ screens max out at regular Full HD, which is 1920 x 1080. The higher resolution of the Monoprice unit means that more detail is visible, if your PC’s graphics card supports it. If not, you’ll be limited to 1920 x 1080 (or less, if your PC is really old). A large screen with high resolution allows you to display more information. It makes it easier to do more with your PC.Since we’re talking graphics cards, another nice feature of the Monoprice 10489 is that it supports four different types of interface: HDMI 1.4, DVI, VGA and DisplayPort 1.2. That means that the monitor is bound to work with your existing graphics card. The package includes VGA and DVI-D cables, but these are standard length (around 6′). Because of the size of the monitor, it’s much easier to use longer cables – you can plug in the cable before maneuvering the monitor into place on your desk. Monoprice has you covered with available 15′ HDMI, DVI-D, VGA and DisplayPort 1.2 cables. Choose the one you need.The monitor uses LEDs for the backlighting, rather than cold cathode fluorescent tubes. The benefit: more even illumination. And it uses In Plane Switching (IPS) display technology, which means you get a wide viewing angle with no color shift even when the screen is viewed at an extreme angle. Viewing angle is stated as 178 degree in both the horizontal and vertical planes.Covering that screen is a glossy glass laminate with an antiglare coating. The antiglare coating is not a matte finish; the screen is glossy, but the antiglare coating reduces the intensity of any glare from reflected light. As with any monitor, you’ll want to position it so that ambient light is not reflected directly back at you. I’ve found the screen easy to use.The monitor comes with a removable stand and has a 100×100 VESA mounting size for use with desk or wall mounts. The stand (which is completely removable) has rotate and tilt adjustments. It doesn’t have height adjustment, a feature found on a small number of other monitors.The bezel is black plastic and is relatively thick. The OSD controls (brightness, etc.) are easy to reach. The connectors are in the usual awkward place for monitors, along the bottom bezel.Several other stats are key. One is dead pixels. The monitor has over 10 million subpixels (2560 x 1440 pixels x 3 colors per pixel). If any one of those subpixels is stuck in the on or off position, you get a dead pixel – a spot that is always dark, or always white, red, reddish, green, greenish, etc. Unfortunately, dead pixels are a potential fact of life on all monitors – but Monoprice tells me they offer a zero dead pixel guarantee for a year. It’s an unusually strong guarantee, since other manufacturers often will only guarantee that the dead pixel count won’t exceed 5 or 10. The unit I received had no dead pixels.Also important are brightness and contrast. Monoprice advertises a brightness rating of 440 cd/m², which it says is more than 15% brighter than most comparable displays, and a maximum dynamic contrast ratio of 80,000:1.The display is indeed bright, but this is the one area where I noted a difficulty with this product – the screen is a bit too bright, even with the brightness adjustment turned down to the lowest setting. As a result, black areas on screen are rendered slightly grayish. For most people and most applications, this won’t be a problem – and it’s a phenomenon that’s scarcely unique to the Monoprice unit – but graphic designers will want to carefully compare this screen with others to see what meets their needs.The panel features 109 pixels per inch, which translates to a 0.2331mm pixel size. The unit also includes builtin stereo speakers, which can be fed via a stereo audio cable, as well as audio from the HDMI connection. As with most builtin monitor speakers, the sound was tinny and unimpressive, so I don’t recommend using them. Buy a pair of standalone computer speakers instead.Another stat is response time, which the company says is 6 milliseconds (gray-to-gray response time). That’s a measurement of how long it takes the monitor to change the image when the PC tells it to, and is an issue for almost no one except gamers.Bottom line: if you’re looking for a high-quality 27″ WQHD IPS LED monitor at a great price, pick up the Monoprice 10489.
Comments Off on Dish Tv Packages Make Home Entertainment Affordable
With the rising cost of gasoline being what it is, more and more people are trying to find better ways to stay at home and save money by getting the most out of their home entertainment options. When you add the high cost of transportation along with the expenses of dinner for two can easily run $30-50 per meal, and a night out at the movies costs the same, then it doesnt take long before you see that you can convert those lost dollars into increased opportunity for staying at home and getting more bang for your entertainment buck.
Granted that staying at home for dinner and movies means that you have to prepare the food, serve yourself, and clean up afterwards, but when you consider how much more comfortable youll be on your own couch watching a movie as opposed to being packed in with a bunch of strangers, then the benefits are well worth it to have a satellite TV home entertainment system that can deliver all the effects of what you can find in a theater.
When you consider the $30-50 expense for going to a theater for a single movie, then paying a few dollars more for a whole month full of TV shows, sports, and movies doesnt seem bad at all. Right now you can select a couple different Dish TV packages that cost under $40 per month for the first year on their latest deal, with channel offering that go well over 260 channels in all. The 2 packages that Dish recently lowered even more than what they were running for on the previous specials are the Americas Top 200 and the Americas Top 250. The Top 200 is popular with sports fans since it comes standard with additional local sports networks, and the Top 250 is a favorite with movie lovers since it automatically includes Encore and the Movie Channel.
Along with the reduced prices on the Dish Network packages, they also have a few promotional deals where you can get all 4 major premium channels for a 3 month free trial offer, which if you consider that all 4 channels would collectively cost an additional $44 per month, that adds up to a $132 savings.
Comments Off on How to Write a Master’s Thesis in Computer Science
The Master’s Thesis in Computer Science is considered as practice for the PhD thesis. MSC research thesis is too hard to embark on without research. The vital requirement of a Master’s Thesis is that it factually reveals the mastery: that you have fully understood the state of the art in your MSC research thesis and that you are competent of working at that level. This is principally significant when the function to be achieved by the structure is too complex to be explained in code, or maybe the condition-action mappings are unidentified in Masters Thesis.
Writing a Master Thesis is an important task. Though in some ways, Master’s Thesis appears comparable to many other structures of academic writing like research paper, dissertation and essay.
The MSC thesis offers the challenge to demonstrate your ability to set up and to carry out a scientific research project in a self-responsible and independent manner. MSC research thesis includes:
* To provide a sufficient explanation and meaning of your research topic,
* To build a sound hypothetical structure for direction of the research,
* To collect data in a systematic and confirmable way,
* To analyze the data significantly and suitably,
* To present the results in an understandable manner,
* To draw sound conclusions based on a thorough discussion of the outcomes, and
* To show the prospective involvement of your research to the procedure of theoretical modernization of the topi
Emblematic questions that need to be answered during a Master Thesis:
* What problem are you solving?
* Why is this problem imperative?
* Who else is working on this dilemma, on allied research?
* What process have you used to solve this problem?
* Why did you select this process/technique? Is this method superior to other methods?
* What was the most complicated part of your work?
* What are the lingering troubles?
We know this all sounds understandable, but every year there are students who get so marsh down in methodological aspect that by the time they are prepared to defend, they cannot persuasively answer these questions. So, you are preparing to write ain a tentative area of Computer Science. Unless you have written many formal documents prior to, you are in for a revelation; it’s complicated.
Good writing is necessary in a MSC research thesis. However, good writing cannot recompense for a rareness of ideas or impressions. Quite the differing, a clear appearance always exposes flaws.
If you simply follow the implications outlined and discussed in this paper, you will be well on your way to fruitfully carrying out the Master Thesis requirements for achievement of a Master’s Degree in Computer Science at any Institute of Technology.
Comments Off on Choosing A Michigan Hotel
When we are discussing best value in terms of Michigan hotels, one thing you must remember is that hotel prices are not fixed in stone. Don’t assume that the first prices you are offered are fixed – this is rarely true! Nowadays in these economic times, many hotel operators have come to the conclusion that a discounted reservation is better than no occupancy at all! The range of choices for hotel accomodation in MI are numerous and varied and the tourism industry is very cut throat. One way of evaluating the most cost effective hotel rates in Michigan is to utilize online booking systems. Most hotel chains run web sites where reservations can be made online with credit or debit card and numerous hotel comparison shopping websites are available making it a breeze to shop around and compare rates while keeping an eye out for any further discounts which may be applicable for your individual circumstances.
However, value for money is not necessarily the cheapest possible rate, you have to consider the standard of the room, the facilities and amenities, the location and the customer service also. For instance, if you are trying to choose between two hotels which are on your short list, always make sure you are comparing hotel rates on a “like for like” basis – do both hotels feature complimentary high speed broadband, swimming pool, complimentary gym access? Double check all the online terms and conditions and see if they are complimentary or if there is a charge payable.
As realtor’s always tell us, location is paramount! How far is the hotel from local places of interest? is there a complimentary bus service? How far from nearest transport links such as rail station or airport? All of these factors can also affect room rates. For instance one of the most popular attractions in Michigan are the various water parks, hotels near to these attractions cost more but if you are planning to spend the majority of your time having fun in one of the parks then the extra cost of the hotel could be better value than daily transportation costs via taxi for instance.
Additionally, if you are traveling by car and plan to spend a lot of time touring around Michigan, think carefully before reserving a down-town hotel with the associated higher room costs, many hotels on the outskirts of the major cities are often better value and have easier parking too!
Obviously check out Michigan hotel user reviews prior to making a reservation, because a cheap hotel with really poor service can ruin your vacation, better to pay slightly more and enjoy your hotel!
Comments Off on Growth Momentum for Auto Stocks Maruti, Mahindra and Mahindra on NSE
Do you know the auto industry is expected to witness 40 percent growth over the next five years or more? According to a survey, 14.7 percent of the global growth in this segment is to come from India! This is only good news for investors of auto stocks such as Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra, etc. Of course, the market hovering between gains and losses is a humdrum affair given the volatile scenario. It is no unusual to find auto stocks in morning trade slipping into the red from positive terrain and again hitting fresh intraday low in the afternoon. The market breadth can be either positive or negative depending on changing trends, global cues, sector performances, and related paraphernalia.
The auto indices of the Indian bourses had risen majorly last year due to better earnings by companies like Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra and Mahindra, and more. The growth momentum is expected to continue this year as economic slump is bottoming out. And consumer sentiments in auto stocks have revived. Besides, cut in interest rates have only encouraged people to take loans to buy vehicles, leading to increase in sales, and thereby growth of the companies. Analysts are positive on Mahindra and Mahindra due to its presence in major countries across the world, wide distribution network, and diversified product portfolio. The auto giant has seen a 40 percent plus rise last year. It was Maruti Suzuki that emerged as the market leader, rising by more than 57 percent last year. Investors, putting in their money for the long term on these and other blue chip auto stocks, can expect to gain up to 20 percent during the year.
Quarterly results do positively or negatively affect the price of shares of not only auto stocks but also other sector-specific stocks. Maruti Suzuki India on NSE hit a 52-week high, surging over 4 percent, soon after its q4 results ending March 31, 2013, were declared. The auto giant registered better-than-expected results with net profit of Rs 1,150 crore, up 79.6 percent from the same quarter of the preceding year. After the q4 surprise, what further saw a trending Maruti Suzuki India NSE stock was the yen’s dramatic decline, facilitating cheaper yen-denominated imports of auto components. According to the last 52-week price change statistics, Maruti Suzuki India NSE stock was priced highest at Rs. 1774.40 and lowest at Rs. 1051.
Mahindra and Mahindra on NSE saw its price perched highest at Rs. 1026 and lowest at Rs. 633.95. Mahindra is yet to unveil its q4 results, scheduled to be announced on May 30. Surprisingly, though the auto bellwether registered a 26 percent rise in its profit in its q3 results ending December 2012, its shares fell. Soon after the declaration, Mahindra and Mahindra NSE stock fell by over percent. Markets are unpredictable so are consumer sentiments!
Comments Off on Hollywood Fashion Tape The secret of the stars
Hollywood Fashion Tape
Have you envied the strapless gown worn by Angelina Jolie on the Oscar night? Did it leave you wondering what it takes to keep the dress in place all the time? Certainly, you dont need a wardrobe malfunction to happen. Or, there must be a lot of safety pins involved that keep the dress in place.
Wrong! There is an unknown secret of the stars that you need to know. Its called Hollywood fashion tape and it is what keeps their dresses in place all the time.
It is a completely hypo allergenic solution and a safer alternative to safety pins. From hiding bra straps to securing extremely low revealing necklines, Hollywood fashion tape can do it all for you.
How it works
For something so effective, the working behind Hollywood fashion tape is extremely simple. With every pack of Hollywood fashion tape you get 36 pre-cut disposable strips each of 3 inches. The strips are double sided and have a removable backing on each side. When you peel off the backing, the adhesive on the tape will help you secure it firmly to your body.
The adhesive is extremely gentle on the skin and also doesnt leave any residue on the fabric. You then remove the other backing off the tape and then apply the dress that needs to be secured.
Thats it. You are all set to go wherever you want and need not worry about the dress falling off at any point of time.
No more blouse gaps
This is precisely the reason why you do not see any blouse gaps on TV. Keep your wrap skirts wrapped and strapless tops in place with Hollywood fashion tape.
Even if you are looking for an emergency repair, this is a much easier and faster solution than a needle and a thread. As they say, you simply peel, stick and go.
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Comments Off on Repair your home Treadmill
Home treadmills are complex machines made from computerized and mechanical parts. If your home treadmill. has problems, you’ll be able to repair a number of issues at home. A treadmill has numerous components; remember you may want to use different tools to fix the device. Following some basic guidelines and steps to find out which is wrong with your treadmill will help you repair it at home.
Unscrew and open the engine cover by using a screwdriver. The engine cover is located in the top, usually on one of the sides of the treadmill.
Investigate the motor. Make certain all the pulleys move smoothly by moving them with your hands. If there are dust particles around the motor, gently clean off the motor with a dry cloth.
Look at the belt that is round the motor. The belt is the main part that helps the treadmill mat move properly. Determine if it is worn out, searching for nicks, cuts or fraying. Replace the belt if it is worn badly.
Spray a water-displacing spray lubricant, such as WD-40, over gears and pulleys associated with the motor if you hear a lot of friction noise received from it.
Get rid of the front part of the treadmill to expose the treadmill mat. With the engine cover open, you are able to remove the front cover to reveal the treadmill mat wrapped around a central pulley.
Check out mat through the entire machine. Lift the mat to see the underside. You may want to switch the mat if any markings, burns or rips are present.
Put front cover back on and so the motor cover.
Unscrew the top computer panel. Look inside to check that all wiring across the within the panel is properly strung and in good condition. If so, replace the panel; if not, get one of these professional repair services. want to buy home treadmills check the best home treadmills.
Comments Off on Physical Preparation Before A Soccer GameApril 28, 2020 / News & Article
In a Soccer team, the preparation of matches is essential, but not only in technical skills, soccer jerseys and tactics but also the physical plot is to get the Soccer player arrived in good condition to dispute it.
This preparation is made by the club’s medical staff, in agreement with the trainer and coach, and encompasses all measures of muscle recovery and adequate nutritional intake. Usually this is done with more than 48 hours before the match. If a match takes place on a Sunday afternoon on Friday will start the preparation.
Friday’s training session is very soft, as players have to recover from the hard work week. This usually involves sitting in bath and massage therapists to unload the muscles of each player and also performed contrast baths on alternate athletes a pool of ice at low temperature and a Jacuzzi, which is 40 . The purpose of this is to improve circulation and relax the muscles of the lower limbs.
That same day it is inadvisable to stay up late, since the effects of a bad break can last two days. On Saturday, apart from the players revisit the strategy and tactics of the game with the coach, the medical body nutritional menu plans they have to follow the players to prepare the body for the meeting.
Generally, this is based on providing vitamins, carbohydrates and proteins. For example, on Saturday you can eat salad, pasta, chicken, fruit and yogurt . For dinner, white rice, grilled fish or roasted. Also with salad and fruit. On Sunday you can have breakfast cereals, juices, coffee, toast, milk … and eat pasta and a steak or beef tenderloin. Always avoid fizzy drinks or alcohol.
This ensures a good load of nutrients to the player’s body responds the best possible way during the 90 minutes. Another thing to consider is the rest of Soccer. The night before should sleep 8 to 9 hours, and if the party is in the evening, should sleep an hour nap.
Just before starting the game, players in the locker room preparing to go out there and many of them require special bandages on ankles or heat certain muscles of the body to start better.
The practitioner is responsible for these last details for the athlete came on the best way possible. Finally, during the game, especially at halftime, you should give the player sports drink to replenish minerals and energy, and prepare a fruit smoothie to take half time.
Comments Off on Mistakes Of Not Being Healthy While TravellingApril 28, 2020 / News & Article
Even though most people love travelling and experiencing new cultures and foods, nobody likes coming home and finding out that they have gained a lot of weight. Weight, that is probably going to take them several weeks or even months to get rid of.
There are many tips on how you can travel while staying healthy and not gaining a lot of weight, but a lot of people get confused about these tips and dont know which ones to follow.
In this article I will discuss some of the most common mistakes people make when it comes to staying healthy while travelling. By recognizing these mistakes you can avoid them and stay healthy and fit even when you travel.
The first big mistake people make when travelling is that they get into vacation mode even before they reach their destination. This means that they start eating all kinds of junk food and unhealthy foods on the way to the airport and in the airport. Because they do this, they will lose momentum and will continue to eat unhealthy foods in both the airplane and during their vacation.
This cycle continues even when they get home and they quickly gain a couple of extra pounds even after they have come home from their travels.
The next mistake people make is that they eat 1-2 large meals when on vacation. Instead you should try opting for a couple of smaller meals throughout the day, high protein and low fat meals are the best ones to go for.
Another mistake people make is that they dont participate in a lot of different activities when on vacation. The easiest to lose fat and burn calories is to actually try a lot of the things being offered on your vacation spot, most of these activities will burn a lot of calories and boost your metabolism.
The last mistake a lot of people make is that they stuff themselves to the point of almost puking just because they are on vacation. It is a common belief that you should really go all in when on vacation, but the best way to enjoy yourself is to get just enough food so that you feel light and can easily walk around and see all the memorable things in your vacation spot, instead of becoming drowsy and just feeling like sleeping.
Try these tips on your next vacation and enjoy the benefits of them.
Comments Off on Get the best fantasy sport strategy and news at one placeApril 27, 2020 / News & Article
One of the best ways to interact with your favorite sport is by playing in fantasy leagues. It feels like you are actually the owner of the team, and by collecting the most points relative to your opponents, you could be the winner of the fantasy league for cash or prizes. For all those who are unaware of the fantasy league, it is a league in which the participants have to pick real sports players in order to create a team. These players earn points based on a predetermined set of rules, and those points add up to make your final score. One of the most popular fantasy leagues is a fantasy basketball league. Since daily fantasy sports are a game of skill, it’s always a good idea to keep up on Fantasy Basketball News if you’re playing in a fantasy basketball league.
Fantasy leagues are all about choosing the right players for your roster. In order to create the perfect fantasy league team you must know your Fantasy Basketball Strategy. Just like in real sports, strategy means a lot in the fantasy leagues. If you have good strategy, then you can easily win your fantasy league.
Thanks to some websites like daily fantasy source, it is easy for a novice or beginner to learn more about daily fantasy sports strategy. Whether it’s Daily Fantasy Basketball or baseball, you must know the complete details about the game and its process. Once you are equipped with the right kind of information and know the strategy of the game, then it will become harder for your opponents to beat you.
It’s possible to win your fantasy leagues right away if you’re prepared. All you have to do it is tune in to right websites for updates, and once you are getting the right updates at right times you can easily pick a winning team. So, start visiting websites like daily fantasy source and stay informed about the happenings of each game. Stay hopeful, and best of luck for your fantasy league season.