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Battery saving tips for the Samsung Galaxy S3

Many people complain that gadgets like the BlackBerry are less energy efficient. The battery of the BlackBerry and other smartphones rapidly declined. Apparently battery Samsung Galaxy S3 is also less efficient. Although wasteful, it turns out the Samsung Galaxy S3 is more efficient battery compared to some other smartphones such as iPhone 4S, HTC One X, Sony Xperia, Motorola and other brands (see graphic). If you are using the Samsung Galaxy S3, then you are more fortunate than smartphone users who choose other brands. 

Maybe you are also experiencing the same problem. You do not need to worry because there are ways to solve the problem. I wanted to share the tips that can also be used for other android smartphone that batteries can last longer, are as follows below:

1. Turn off Wi-Fi Connection when not needed or use the frequencies to 2.4 GHz only how: Go to the settings menu - Wireless and network - Advanced
2. Turn off Bluetooth: Enter manually to Settings> Bluetooth
3. Turn off the feature NFC, Sbeam, and Wi-Fi Direct way: Setting - Wireless and network - More Settings
4. Use one of the cellular signal just do not use a dual mode because it will drain energy from batteries as use GSM or WCDMA Only.
5. Turn off Vibration, Keytones, sound Touch, Screen Lock Sound, and Haptic Feedback to use as needed.
6. Adjust the screen brightness to the minimum position if possible
7. Do not use animated wallpapers
8. Use a manual task killer do not use the auto
9. Go to settings select battery to suit your needs.

If you are serious as a user of Samsung Galaxy S3, then you needs to know the list of mandatory application for the Samsung Galaxy S3, 100% is not really mandatory, but are recommended applications. You can choose several important applications, so you can be maximized when using your Samsung Galaxy S3.

AirDroid: function to transfer files from the phone to the PC through our web access
AnTuTu Bechmark: from the name alone we already know that this app to check benmarch
Language Dictionary: A dictionary of English 
Color Note: The function to write notes
Cool Reader: large screen applications must be supported by competent reader can read PDF, DOC, epub, mobi
CPU Spy: see which applications are running in the Deep Sleep mode
Easy Battery Save: monitor the battery's performance and battery using.
Flipboard: the function is mainly to monitor news and social networking.
Google Chrome: It must have known that this artificial Google browser
Instagram: The application is a phenomenal start-up recently acquired by Facebook for 1 Billion U.S. Dollar.

The rest you can find yourself in the Android Market or Google Play Store, so you are satisfied as a user of Samsung Galaxy S3.

Sony Alpha A99, the first DSLT Full-Frame Camera

We know Sony as an electronics maker that is very innovative in the world. Of course you also know that Sony's smartphone products are highly regarded by its competitors. Sony is also increasingly known for its camera. In addition to producing point and shoot camera or compact cameras, and Mirrorless camera, Sony also serious to produce a semi-professional camera and professional camera.

Sony Alpha A99 camera, DSLT camera
 Now Sony makes a surprise since Sony released the new Sony Alpha A99 camera. Camera Sony Alpha A99 comes with an impressive 24.3 Megapixel resolution with support Bions processor that can produce perfect image quality and detail. Apparently Sony Alpha A99 is a Full-Frame camera DSLT*) first in the world. This is a very exciting development for the photographer who had been in the vortex of Digital SLR cameras that you already know Canon and Nikon.  

Sony Alpha A99 camera also uses super advanced technology with the technology translucent Mirror reflected light can penetrate 70% and reflects 30% of light to the phase detection AF sensor.

Unlike other full frame camera, the Sony Alpha A99 is a full frame camera that carries the world's first Translucent Mirror Technology. Armed with Exmor R CMOS sensor resolution of 24.3 megapixels, this camera is also supported by the BIONZ processor for image processing and video support.
Sony Alpha A99 camera, DSLT Full Frame camera, Sony camera
 The use of technology and BIONZ processor Translucent Mirror Sony Alpha A99 makes can shoot at speeds up to 10fps, produces RAW images with 14-bit output, and can record video in Full HD resolution and has a high sensitivity up to ISO 25,600.

Sony's new technologies do not forget presented. Like for example autofocus system that carries the dual AF. Dual AF focus system combines 19 points with phase detection autofocus sensor that can determine a continuous focus. As a result, Sony Alpha A99 can focus very quickly and accurately.
 The camera is also equipped with autofocus AF-D feature that allows you to define a continuous focus for easy shooting a moving subject. This new feature is suitable and can be used with a range of Sony lenses as Sony SAL2470Z, SAL2875, SAL50F14, SAL300F28G2, SAL70400G and SAL500F4G. With the latest firmware update, Sony will increase the number of lenses will support autofocus AF-D feature.  

To compose a photo, the Sony Alpha A99 is equipped with an electric aperture XGA OLED Tru-Finder as you find on the Sony NEX-7 and the flexible LCD screen that can be folded and rotated to shoot with an extreme angle. Shooting can be done in various locations whatsoever.
Sony Alpha A99 DSLT camera, full frame camera

If you want to make a video or a movie, the Sony Alpha A99 is designed for optimal video recording. The camera is equipped with anti-noisy multi-controller on the front body, and 2 memory card slot that supports Memory Stick Pro Duo and SD / SDHC / SDXC. Both slots may be used directly in the recording video simultaneously. If one has the storage media is full, the camera will automatically switch to a second storage media without disturbing the camera to stop filming.

Sony Alpha A99 marketed in October 2012 with a price tag of U.S. $ 2,800 (body, without lens). The prices are quite competitive. You can compare it with other full frame cameras from Nikon and Canon.

*) SLT stands for "Single Lens Translucent", with the cameras incorporating TMT (Translucent Mirror Technology), a translucent mirror that allows roughly 70% of the light entering through the lens to pass directly through it and onto the imaging sensor, while a smaller amount, around 30% is reflected up to the camera's phase detection autofocus (AF) sensor. This means that the mirror, rather than flipping out of the way as in a traditional SLR camera, remains fixed in place, speeding up the time taken to record a shot and allowing for fast, full-time phase detection AF.
Other advantages of the design include less camera shake due to the mirror not moving, no viewfinder blackout during shooting, and settings such as exposure compensation and ISO can be more easily viewed on the electronic viewfinder. (The terms and explanations of SLT quoted from

Is RIM could rise with the launch of the BlackBerry 10?

Are you a loyal BlackBerry user? RIM, the Canadian smartphone manufacturer will launch the BlackBerry smartphone London and Nevada into the European market in the first week of January 2013.

RIM uses the name "London" and "Nevada" in accordance with the initial two BlackBerry 10 phones, the "L-Series" that relies on a touchscreen interface and the "N-Series" that still use QWERTY keyboard. RIM also has plans to release a 4G version of the BlackBerry PlayBook in late 2012. 10 of Playbook OS version will follow after the series launched officially released BlackBerry 10 smartphone.

There is also a device code-named "Nashville" that would slide in the second or third quarter of 2013. RIM has other tablet projects with code "Blackforest" which has a 10-inch screen and a storage capacity of 128 GB. Blackforest tablet is scheduled for launch in the third quarter of 2013.

BlackBerry had experienced a drop in sales, and failed to compete with the iPhone and smartphones based on Android, even now been challenged by Microsoft with the latest products, Windows Phone. If RIM wants to compete must have a specific strategy. To be successful in the market, BB 10 must have a good ecosystem, so RIM strongly encourages the developer to create applications based BB 10.

To achieve these goals, RIM held a competition making application for BlackBerry 10. The winner will get a prize BlackBerry 10 limited version. Wow. The developer was able to submit an application for approval 10 BB from 10 October to 21 January 2013. Developers who successfully meet the targets promised RIM will get a limited version of the prize. Are you interested in a limited edition of the prize?

There are 6 versions BlackBerry 10

RIM is rumored to have set up six devices with the launch of the operating system. The six devices will be to market entry-level, mid, and high-end. Pocket-lint managed to get access to two of the six smartphone devices.

Although the design is different from alpha dev tools are distributed to the BlackBerry application developers currently lasts 10 hours, prepared a RIM smartphone is designed as an all-touch device with a screen resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

The second Smartphone reported by Pocket-lint RIM still offers advantages in presenting quality QWERTY keyboard. Juxtaposed with touch screen resolution 720 x 720 pixels, the smartphone is ready to provide operating experience that is similar to the BlackBerry Bold 9900. 

In addition to a series of new features buried BlackBerry 10, RIM has reportedly finalizing the design of both hardware prototype smartphone. Now, they go on to testing by RIM and the operators are expected to be completed near its release date in 2013.

Can BlackBerry success in 2013? Are RIM’s products will only succeed in Indonesia? Let us look forward to these products with ease while drinking a cup of Kopi Luwak or organic coffee in Bali.

Comparison Nikon D4 to the Canon EOS 1DX

Canon EOS 1DX camera, full frame camera

Another war in Digital SLR cameras.

Why Nikon and Canon cameras are always compared? Why Canon or Nikon cameras are rarely compared to other brands? In the professional camera market, Nikon and Canon is always a matter of discussion, the author reviews a lot of photography, even a novice and professional photographer’s consideration before they decide to buy a new camera. Maybe you want to know the comparison between the Canon EOS 1 DX and Nikon D4.

Nikon D4 camera called the Canon EOS 1DX competitor, and had a warm conversation on the Internet. Nikon D4 equipped with a sensor of 16.2 MP, 11fps burst mode and ISO 100-102400 which can be maximized to 50-204800. Nikon D4 supported by CF + XQD memory card and is compatible with Nikon wireless transmitter, WT-5.

For those who like to make videos, Nikon D4 offers 1080p HD video recording at 30fps and 720p at 60 fps. The experience is enriched video recording with manual control during shooting. Users are also free to change the aperture when in action. Noise reduction and headphone jack have completed this video feature. Nikon D4 weighs 2:29 a pound is wrapped with a magnesium-alloy; this camera is certainly very strong and weather resistant.

Nikon D4 use EXPEED processor 3 and an ISO that automatically adjust the focal length. Speed ​​mode burst achieve 10fps in full resolution, with continuous autofocus. Nikon D4 also features face detection, and AF points 51 points and much more. Is the Nikon D4 could be a direct competitor of Canon EOS 1DX?

In comparison, the Canon EOS 1DX equipped with 18MP resolution, and maximum ISO 256,000. Physical form stout and sturdy camera, no impression at all toys. Camera grip mat that is not easy to escape from the grip. This camera has a lot of buttons. There are also two buttons that are easy to use joystick to change the setting or the focal point. There is also a shutter button, AF-ON, an additional autofocus for easy vertical shooting.

If you use this Canon camera, so if you make a film or video, it will be very spoiled with the 'working space' around 4GB video file. This camera will automatically create a new file when it reaches the boundary where the old model will stop first.

Canon EOS 1DX autofocus feature 61 point / point, so the camera will automatically select the focus point. This feature is useful for your first time using a full frame camera from Canon's.

Full comparison:

Lens Mount
Nikon F bayonet mount
Canon EF mount
Effective Pixels
16.2 million
18.1 million
Sensor Size
36.0 x 23.9mm
36 mm x 24mm
Image Sensor Format
full frame
File Format Still Images
JPEG, RAW (14-bit Canon Original)
Picture Control
User-customizable S
User Defined 1-3
Storage Media
CompactFlash© (CF) (Type I, compliant with UDMA)
XQD Type Memory
Compatible with UDMA 7 CF cards
Card Slot
1 CompactFlash© (CF) card and 1 XQD memory type card
 Dual CF Cards (Type I or II)
Viewfinder Frame Coverage
 FX (36×24): 100% Horizontal and 100% Vertical Approx.
1.2x (30×20): 97% Horizontal and 97% Vertical Approx.
DX (24×16): 97% Horizontal and 97% Vertical Approx.
5:4 (30×24): 97% horizontal and 100% vertical Approx.
Vertical/Horizontal approx. 100%
Viewfinder Magnification
0.70x Approx.
Approx. 0.76x
Fastest Shutter Speed
1/8000 sec.
 1/8000 sec.
Slowest Shutter Speed
30 sec.
 30 sec.
Top Continuous Shooting Speed at full resolution
10 frames per second
11 frames per second (AE/AF Locked)
Super High-speed: 14 shots/sec.
High-speed: 12 shots/sec.
Low-speed: 3 shots/sec.
Exposure Compensation
±5 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV
±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
ISO Sensitivity
ISO 100 – 12,800
Lo-1 (ISO 50)
Hi-4 (ISO 204,800)
ISO 100-51200
Extension settable: ISO 50; 102,400 and 204,800
Dynamic AF Mode
Number of AF points: 9, 21, 51 and 51 (3D-tracking)
One to five cross-type AF points at f/2.8
10 to 20 cross-type AF points at f/4, and 15 to 21 cross-type AF points at f/5.6. (The number of cross-type AF points will differ depending on the lens.)
Focus Modes
Auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A)
Continuous-servo (AF-C)
Face-Priority AF available in Live View only and D-Movie only
Full-time Servo (AF-A) available in Live View only
Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder
Normal area
Single-servo AF (AF-S)
Wide area
Single-point AF (Manual selection)
Auto selection 61-point AF
Single-point Spot AF (Manual selection)
AF point expansion (Manual selection, 4 points: up, down, left, and right)
AF point expansion (Manual selection, surrounding 8 points)
Zone AF (Manual zone selection)
Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points
Built-in Flash
Flash Compensation
-3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV
±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
White Balance
Auto (2 types)
Choose color temperature (2500K–10000K)
Direct Sunlight
Fluorescent (7 types)
Preset manual (up to 4 values can be stored)
Tungsten Light
White Fluorescent Light
Color Temperature setting
HD 1,920×1,080 / 30 fps
HD 1,920×1,080 / 24 fps
HD 1,280×720 / 30 fps
HD 1,280×720 / 60 fps
 1920 x 1080: 30 fps / 25 fps / 24 fps
1280 x 720: 60 fps / 50 fps
640 x 480: 30 fps / 25 fps
Monitor Size
3.2 in. diagonal
Monitor Resolution
921,000 Dots
 Approx. 1.04 million dots
Monitor Type
Wide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD
TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor
Battery Life (shots per charge)
2,600 Battery Life (shots per charge) (CIPA)
Approx. Dimensions
Width 6.3 in. (160mm)
Height 6.2 in. (156.5mm)
Depth 3.6 in. (90.5mm)
6.2 x 6.4 x 3.3 in.
(158 x 163.6 x 82.7 mm)
Approx. Weight
41.6 oz. (1180g)camera body only

Nikon D4 camera, Nikon D4 full frame camera

Once you see the comparison above,
I suggest you do not need to be affected by the debate on the forums, and other myths have you heard between Canon and Nikon.  

You must have a strong personal principle. You are going to be a user of the camera, so you have to be a master who had a strong belief, whether you will choose Canon or Nikon.

You are also free to choose another camera like the Pentax K-30 or other cameras like the Olympus E-5, Sony Alpha A77; you can even glance at the cameras manufactured by Sigma, SD 15 or SD1.