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Instant Expert – GPS
Written on January 17, 2011 By Administrator

GPS Short for Global Positioning System which uses a series of satellites to triangulate your position to an accuracy of less than a metre and plot it on a map. GPS can also work out your speed. POI Stands Points of Interest – the areas close to your location like banks, restaurants, shopping centres, parking […]


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Instant Expert – Broadband
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Broadband High speed internet access achieved either via an ADSL2+, Cable or Wireless connection. ADSL2+ Stands for Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line that describes the technology to transmit digital information at high speed using existing telephone lines. ADSL can handle data and voice transmissions on the same line simultaneously. Naked DSL Broadband service delivered over a […]


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Instant Expert – Digital Cameras
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Megapixels This the measurement of resolution in pixels One megapixel equals a million pixels so therefore a 12 megapixel camera can produce images which are made up of 12 millions pixels or dots. The more pixels the more detail a picture can show and the larger it can be printed. An 8 megapixel picture cam […]


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Instant Expert – Mobiles
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3G Describes the type of network – in this case the third generation which has been abbreviated to 3G. Analogue was the first generation and 2G introduced digital encryption and the introduction of data services with SMS. 3G offers simultaneous voice and data transmission.   SMS Short for Short Message Service – also know as […]


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Instant Expert – Computers
Written on January 15, 2011 By Administrator

  Processor This is the heart of the computer – also know as the CPU (central processing unit). Processors are measured by speed in Gigahertz (Ghz). The higher the number the faster the processor is. For example a 2.8Ghz processor is faster than a 1.86Ghz processor. Processors now also have multiple cores which increase their […]


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Televisions Instant Expert
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Plasma These panels are made up of cells filled with phosphorous gas which, when a voltage is applied, form a plasma and illuminate the inside of the cell. Each pixel on a plasma TV is made up of three cells which form the primary colours of visible light – red green and blue. Plasmas use […]


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Cameras
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Televisions
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