Mobile phone insurance-Protection shield for your multi-functional handsets
Are you reluctant of buying expensive handsets because of the fear that it may get lost, stolen or damaged? If this question arises, majority of us will say “YES” as everybody is not aware of mobile insurance companies. But, no need to panic, you can buy an expensive handset and can be at ease now, thanks to mobile phone insurance companies.
Many mobile phone insurance companies are prevalent in UK. They provide you compensation and other benefits like data security and back up etc. You just need to navigate the websites offering mobile insurance, compare their plans and take an offer that suits your needs. It is advisable to read the terms and conditions before registering for any mobile insurance cover.
There was a time when Windows Mobile used to rule the smartphone seas. Then along came Symbian but that?s a whole other story. It was touchscreen that showed to all the willing challengers that Windows Mobile is just too big to turn around quickly enough and catch the new wind. HTC however seem to disagree and dispel doubts of jumping ship. They have not given up on the cause and the HTC HD mini is the living proof.
So, mini is perhaps the right approach to users who would otherwise feel timid about giving Windows Mobile a try ? especially with so many touchscreen temptations around. On the other hand, it does matter whose mini version it is. The almighty HD2 was the first PocketPC with a capacitive screen and a Snapdragon core.
HTC HD mini official photos
Benz Gives its Crossover a Nosejob
From the March, 2010 issue of Motor Trend
2011 Mercedes Benz R Class Front View
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Ever since its debut as a 2005 model year vehicle, the Mercedes R-Class has been one of Stuttgart’s most controversial — and questionably styled — vehicles. Now with the 2011 R-Class, Mercedes is looking to change perceptions and jumpstart sales of the updated crossover, which is bowing at the 2010 New York show.
The 2011 R-Class range has been treated to a substantial facelift. Every inch of sheet metal forward of the A-pillars — including the hood, fenders, grille, and bumper — is completely new.
2011 Mercedes Benz R Class Side View
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Using the recently updated GL-Class SUV as inspiration, designers abandoned the narrow nose of the original R in favor of a long, broad hood, which flows into a wide grille opening. Ovoid headlamps are abandoned in favor of rectangular lenses that flow into the curved fenders. LED running lamps — one staple of the revamped GL — lurk in the lower bumper openings in lieu of fog lamps. 17-inch, five-spoke aluminum wheels are standard, although a new sport appearance package adds AMG-designed 19-inch rims, along with smoked tail light lenses.
April 19, 2010
/ By Kirill Ougarov
2011 BMW X5 Xdrive35i Front Three Quarters Driver
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It’s oddly fitting BMW chose Miami — one of the nation’s plastic-surgery capitals — as the launch pad for its nip-tucked 2011 BMW X5. No doubt the real reason we’re here though is south Florida is one of BMW’s biggest markets in the U.S., and if the billboards are to be believed, the area is also home to the country’s No. 1 volume-selling BMW dealership.
You have to look close and hard to spot the 2011 X5’s cosmetic updates. The front end has two tell-tale giveaways: bigger air intakes with less plastic cladding in the lower fascia, and fog lamps that sit closer to the center of the car — just under the caps in the bumper. The rear end receives a similar “less plastic, more paint” treatment and its reflectors now sit closer to the taillights. But this update isn’t primarily about an exterior once over, even if it is somewhat overdue. This time around, it’s all about modernizing the X5’s gasoline powertrains.
It’s become a bit of a tradition in Hollywood – actually, in the showbiz world in general – for people (that is, stars, ’cause that’s what we’re talking about here) with big gay secrets to be outed by close friends – or to be outed, period, but it’s usually much more dramatic if the person spilling the beans is someone close to them. The “coming out of the closet” (either willingly or being dragged out) is even touching the fictional world of literature – as I’m sure you haven’t forgotten that episode in which best selling author Joanne Rowling let the world know that one of the best-loved characters in the best selling Harry Potter series was very much gay.
It’s basically the same in this case – well, minus the extreme surprise that comes with the news. But it was a shock nevertheless. So, world, Ricky Martin is GAY. I’m not entirely sure how many of you will go “yeah, been suspecting that for years” and how many of you will scream in horror, drop whatever you’re holding and faint. I’m guessing it will be mostly disappointment on behalf of the female contingent (myself included) and not that much surprise – and that there will be a lot of guys out there very happy to know that now they have a shot at love with the hot piece that is Ricky.
In fact, Ricky was careful enough over the years and he never expressly confirmed or infirmed his sexual orientation. The fact that he was never publicly seen in the company of any potential girlfriend didn’t help, either. But back to the whole “out of the closet” routine. Who did the outing? Well, if I tell you his name, I’m pretty sure it won’t mean as much as if I tell you that “skin-care guru” Ole Henriksen, who counts Ricky as a client, was interviewed by a Swedish magazine and was asked at some point who would he choose to spend a romantic vacation other than his partner. “I’d go for Stig Tofting (former Danish soccer player) but since he’s straight, I’d say my client Ricky Martin” came the reply. You do the maths.
If you love birds, you are likely to have at least one lovely bird feeder outside your window. It is great to sit and watch the birds feed throughout the day. The entire process is one that can be relaxing and enriching. Sometimes stopping tasks long enough to enjoy simple things like birds can really take the stress out of your day and allow you to live a happier life. Birds are a beautiful part of nature that you can enjoy for free. With everything costing these days, it is a blessing to have wonderful animals at our fingertips. To attract birds to your area however you should set up an environment that they are attracted to. By making interesting bird feeders, you can create art while catering to the birds in your area. Remember, birds enjoy feeders all year long in some areas, so don’t forget about them in the winter months. Use these fun ideas to begin making your bird feeders today.
Sometimes the best feeders for birds are made from the simplest items. You can begin by using an empty coffee can. Clean the inside of the can and strip the label from the outside. At this point, you can choose to paint the can if you like, but leave the inside unpainted. Colors of red, yellow, and orange will attract some bird species. Other species may not care what color your bird feeder is, as they have no known color preferences. After the paint dries completely, find a hard plastic plate that will allow the can to fit nicely in its center.
Selling your structured settlement is a big decision. You are strongly suggested to do your research before taking this extreme decision. It is a fact that many people run into problems while trying to sell their annuity payments. The company you choose to sell your settlement is very important.
Following are some of the tips for you to help in selecting the right structured settlement company:
1. The assistance offered to you by the purchasing company.
A good purchasing company holds the legal competence and inclination to help you in the process of selling your settlement. There are several legal aspects involved the process and most of the times common people are not aware of all the legal aspects so getting some assistance from the purchasing company can be of immense help to you.
2. Age of the Company in the market.
A lot of investors rely on analysts’ forecasts when they are assessing the potential value of a stock. That’s not necessarily a bad idea; analysts have privileged access to companies’ directors and often have substantial experience and expertise in their sector.
Still, if you really want to do your own research, you’re going to need to start building your own financial models. For some stocks, there aren’t any forecasts available; for others, the single forecast out there might be out of date, or it’s a forecast by the broker, which you can expect to be somewhat optimistic in many cases.
Besides, even if there are other forecasts out there, building your own model will give you an in-depth understanding of the company and its business, far more than just reading the annual report.
Structured financial settlement is an arrangement to enable an individual benefit financially from the settlement in the form of insurance payments, annuities, lottery winning, court judgment and any other award which the law recognizes as being in this category. The payout is usually made to the individuals over a long period of time.However, if you do not desire to receive the amount over a long period; you can opt to sell the future benefits for lump sum money. You may understand that a small amount of money distributed over a long period of time may not have a life changing impact on individual. Since investors in these structured settlement tools prefer to pay a lump sum amount and enjoy the future benefits in small amounts, then the individuals find a better deal in offsetting this in exchange for one off cash. Many people find it profitable to receive some cash today than in the future and the investor too will have to factor into his profits since no business person will want to invest in a loss.
Many factors contribute to the people participating in this kind of business. Many needs as a result of hardships and hard economic times together with more concern for the present over the future can make some individuals sell their future investments and prefer to receive in one payment. The need to pay bills, to finance ones education and that of your dependents can make an individual sell his or her future benefit for cash money.
Structured settlement investments are options that you have as an investor. You can consider this a different type of investment from, say a stock or a certificate of deposit, but they do work in quite a similar fashion as these other investments. In short, you want to have them and use them to grow your financial portfolio over time.
First, what is a structured settlement? It is important to understand what this is before you invest the time (or money) into purchasing them as investments. A structured settlement is an instance where one party is given money that is then paid to them over a certain period of time. For example, someone has been involved in a accident and the insurance payout, or settlement, is paid to them over a period of time. This is usually done through the requirement of the courts. An individual in this situation knows how much money they will get over the next number of years.
Location. The South Seas-themed Mirage Resort & Casino is located on the center of the Strip in Las Vegas, Nev. The hotel offers a tram to TI Treasure Island next door, and is across the street from the Harrah’s Imperial Palace Monorail Station. Hotel Features. The 102-acre Mirage Resort & Casino features a volcano that erupts daily every hour from 8 p.m. until midnight. A pink-marble and limestone lobby features a 20,000-gallon, coral-reef aquarium. Dining options include Onda Ristorante & Wine…
“Mirage is good, not outstanding!”
My wife and I stayed for 2 nights (Apr 13-15). We were in room 24101. Our view was of the pool area and strip going south (Caesar’s Palace, Flamingo, Paris and to the west the RIO. Nothing fantastic, but ok view being on the 24th floor. Having a elevator for just the 24th and 25th floors was a nice touch. The room was clean and bathroom was nice size. This was a Tower Deluxe room, so we had his/her sinks, a tub with jets and a separate shower. The shower drained very slowly, but it did drain. I did notify maintenance of this as a courtesy. The locaton of the room was quiet which was a plus. The occasional slamming door, but that it because of the door design, not the guest. Location of the Mirage is a plus. Central location on the strip. We did eat a dinner and a breakfast at the buffet in the hotel. The dinner was fine, plenty of selections and the food was hot. We enjoyed the meal. The breakfast was better. They have everything one would want or need for breakfast. Eggs/Omelets to order. all kinds of meats including carving of ham. pancakes, french toast, etc. A wide selection of pastry and doughnuts. Also a selection of bagels, salmon, cream cheese and cold meats and cheeses. Price was $30.16 for 2 including tax. We did eat as suggested in reviews at Denny’s the first morning and it was $29.42 for a regular “Slam Breakfast” and because you pay extra for coffee and juice. Better selection at the Mirage buffet…..Overall, we enjoyed the stay at the Mirage. And one note; See the Terry Fator show in the hotel. It was a fantastic show.
A luxurious oasis moments from the Las Vegas Strip, this exceptional hotel boasts a 3-acre lake, a full-service spa and a top-rated golf course along with first-class accommodations and unrivaled amenities.
Discover ultimate relaxation with a massage or facial treatment from the spa or enjoy non-stop casino action including slots, poker and more, all available on-site at the Wynn Las Vegas. Browse the luxury on-site boutiques such as Chanel and Louis Vuitton or dine at one of 10 on-site award-winning restaurants.
Enjoy lounging by one of the Las Vegas Wynn’s spacious swimming pools or relax in a private cabana, available for hire at the hotel. Play a round on the championship golf course or watch live entertainment from famous performers and celebrities.
Relax after a long day exploring the sites of the Las Vegas Strip in the Wynn’s spacious guestrooms, offering floor-to-ceiling windows, signature beds and flat-screen TVs. The hotel’s dedicated concierge services can also help arrange area tours, dinner reservations and much more.
Hotel Rooms: 2716.
Add: 3131 Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas Strip, NV 89109 Las Vegas (Nevada)
Honestly, a great tactics to help catapult your online image is to think of pay-per-click advertising. Pay per click could be defined as purchasing advertising space on pages of search engine results. A lot of searches are done on search engines everyday, which means promoting your website with pay-per-click will truly increase your site visitors and also your sales.
Generally speaking, by promoting your website with pay-per-click, you are definitely promoting your business with a means that is very cheap and growing bigger and also capable of reaching so many people everyday. Your pay per click advertising can be made to tally with your business needs. This, obviously is an added advantage to those of you that are starting out on a tight budget and want to stay entirely away from expensive advertising that possibly may or may not be noticed at all.
Regardless of what kind of business you’re trying to start, you’re going to need to take advantage of the millions of web users utilizing search engines. Search engine marketing isn’t the most complex thing, once you know what to do and how to do it. The key to getting targeted, relevant traffic is not in some miracle-advertising program and doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. There are some serious ways to make business work online and they are simple to implement and grow. It takes a bit of commitment, but once you start to implement the ultimate ways to get search engine marketing, you’re going to be surprised at how easy it is to make a passive income online.
The first that you need to do is make a website or have an online blog of some kind. After your initial set up, you need to make some back end changes. These changes will communicate to search engines that your site exists. You’ll need to update the title tag on each page and make sure it’s relevant to the information on the page, and not stuffed with keywords and phrases. The second thing you need to do is make sure that any images on your site have been updated with alt, title, and relevant mark up languages and tags. This can sound complicated, but it’s relatively simple. After you’ve made these minor improvements, you’re ready to go onto the next step.
Personal branding is the art of shaping public perception in an authentic and distinct manner for perpetual, ever-increasing success. It is how you want to be known in your market and is (or will become) the essential reason people hire you or buy your products.
And it’s about defining yourself rather than allowing others define you.
If you’ve taken a run at creating your own personal brand and found the process difficult and frustrating, break it down into the five components below. Choose qualities that are true, clear, memorable, meaningful, consistent and personal for each, then assemble the information. And be patient. Sometimes the process takes a while.
Hyundai announced at this year?s New York Auto Show the 2011 Equus will come with an Apple iPad preloaded with a digital copy of the owner?s manual.
The all-digital owner?s manual will be a fully interactive application. Could this be the end of the traditional paper owner?s manual sitting unread in our gloveboxes or a marketing ploy riding on the success of Apple?s new product?
An iPad as an owners manual comes with its own set of problems. Imagine having to change the tire or replace a headlight bulb and realizing you left the iPad at home so Junior could play Scrabble on it. What happens the first time you drop the ?digital manual?? Spending another $499 just to read your manual will be a pain unless Hyundai offers other methods of viewing the manual.
Complaints aside, there are many nice perks with the digital ?manual? that comes with the Equus. Information can be quickly found by simply typing-in what you are looking for, rather than thumbing through the table of contents. Hyundai has revealed that it will be possible to schedule service appointments on the iPad and even tell the company when to pick up the car. The South Korean automaker will even give you a loaner car while the Equus is being serviced. That?s a luxury service no Lexus or Mercedes-Benz can provide.
A much more convenient method of digitizing the manual would be to have it displayed on the car?s built-in navigation screen rather than a 3rd party device. This is better in practice, but it does not carry the same buzz as a free iPad.
With the ubiquity of GPS technology, getting lost is a thing of the past. What was once exotic military technology, can now be purchased for the price equivalent to a week?s worth of Starbucks coffee. Google now includes free GPS navigation for its smartphones and Apple?s iPhone app store is filled with hundreds of navigation applications. Even with the competition from cell phones, personal navigation devices (PND) from companies like TomTom and Garmin are here to stay.
It is great that phones now have navigation, but they will not kill-off personal navigation devices. While smartphones are increasing in popularity among the tech-savvy crowd, don?t expect PNDs to become as irrelevant as an 8-track player. PNDs have a number of advantages that no iPhone app can overcome.
One of the biggest advantages smartphones have over PNDs is cost. Using a smartphone as a GPS costs a tremendous amount of money. Google may give the GPS software away gratis, but using it is far from free. Both the Motorola Droid and iPhone 3GS are $199.99 with a two-year contract which is double the price of an entry level PND.
Today Nokia has announced two new social networking focused devices. The Nokia C6 and Nokia E5. Both combine a full QWERTY keyboard they are dedicated as social networking tools in the hands of many people around the world, at affordable prices. Besides the already mentioned full QWERTY keyboard they sports easy access to your email, IM communities and social networks.
?Our messaging device range is very successful,? said Anssi Vanjoki, Nokia?s Head of Markets. ?Services that provide easy access to the world?s consumer and corporate email and instant messaging are really popular on our QWERTY smartphones such as the Nokia E71 and Nokia E63. People want the best messaging and social networking experience on an affordable device, whether it?s sending a simple text or instant message, an email, or a direct message from their Twitter account. The Nokia C3, Nokia C6 and Nokia E5 are made for just that.?
Italy is probably one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Anyone who has ever seen Italy will tell you that, and even people who have just seen pictures will probably agree. That being said, just taking a holiday to Italy won’t be your best way to see the country. Far too many people just pick one place and stay there for two weeks (most likely Rome or Milan). However, it’s worth considering a different approach so that you get to really experience Italy, rather than just seeing it. One way to do this would be to take a tour of the country. This tour would be completely arranged by someone else depending on your specifications, and you wouldn’t have to lift a finger to arrange it.
Therein lies the real power of a tour of Italy. Instead of spending hours booking hotels, flights, cars, etc. you just send your information to a tour operator and they will handle everything for you. They’ll book your tour of Italy so that you’re accompanied by guides along the way and so that you’re staying in the best hotels that the country has to offer. Instead of spending your time in overpriced tourist restaurants, you’ll be spending your time in authentic Italian restaurants eating local produce. What more could you possibly want?
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