Saving a Choking child Infographic

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This is an info graphic from Aid Training UK. I would like to thank Colin Skinner for writing to me for publishing on Get Life Tips the original info graphic can be found here.The info graphic is posted on receiving request from Colin representing aid training. Hope this info graphic helps you save your kid in case of choking.



Aid Training’s Choking Infographic

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Datawind UbiSlate7c+ EDGE review

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This is our first tablet review,the tablet reviewed here is Datawind UbiSlate 7c+ (Edge) popularly known as Aakash 3 commercial version.We have used popular benchmarking tools and played with tablets and tested hands on before publishing this review.

Aakash tablets were distributed to students and some economically backward section in India to help them get exposure to education,technology and internet. Aakash tablets range are very innovative for providing various features at cheap rates.Aakash is termed as the cheapest tablet in the world according to some popular survey. Datawind holds 18 us patents according their website.Datawind manufacturer of Ubislate 7c+ Commercial version of Aakash 3 claims it enables people to stay connected to internet at lowest price of rs 98 /month by using its patent technology.

Datawind UbiSlate 7C+ review

Datawind is using a proxy server to compress data usage on the Ubislate to reduce data usage.Thus the lowest 2G data plan can be used to browse favorite sites,email and education at most affordable rate.

Before we dig further into details lets have a look at what datawind ubislate7c+ has to offer to its customers.

Model Datawind UbiSlate 7+ (Edge)
Type Phablet (Tablet +Smartphone)
Touch screen type Capacitive
Processor Cortex A8; 1 GHz (Over clocked up to 1.5 GHz)
RAM 512 MB
Internal Memory Flash ( 4 GB)
External Memory Expandable up to 32 GB using Microsd card
OS Android 4.0.3( Ice cream sandwich)
Camera Only Front Camera (VGA)
Can be used to make video calls over Skype and Google Talk
Sensor G-sensor
Networking GSM (single sim slot)
Connectivity Data cable
Wi-Fi
Battery 3 hours on continuous usage(wi-fi and video usage)
4 hours ( Videos HD Playback)
6 hours ( App usage and surfing on GSM)
Standby (8-10 hours)
More hours if no GSM sim is used/Sync OFF.
Charging Adapter 200-240 Volts
Full Charge time 4 hours
Audio 3.5mm jack /audio in: 3.5mm jack
Price Rs 4999/- (without any accessories)


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Datawind UbiSlate 7c+ review back view



Design: The tablet feels designed for masses,as it was designed for the same segment of users.The volume buttons and power on/off buttons are situated on the side,due to some reasons you have to always push the power button to wake the tablet when it is locked/in sleep mode.The plastics used for these buttons don’t give us feel that they are durable and premium.The back of the tablet is rubberized and which provides grip to hold the tablet when using it holding on your palm.The tablet front capacitive screen is 7 inches which makes it big to hold it to make calls using the inbuilt sim.The tablet weight around 300gms.The front panel has speaker for hearing when used to make voice calls,the vga 0.3 mp camera is also at the corner of the front panel. Adjusting volume during voice calls is difficult due to placement of volume adjustment button on the side.Usb port,charging port,ear phone jack everything is on side of the tablet.


Datawind UbiSlate 7c+ Side view


There is rubber flap on the side which can be pulled out to insert GSM sim and Microsd memory card.There is a reset option for the tablet in the back of the tablet,one has to push the reset button through the pinhole using some plastic/metal pin hole sized object.If you are buying this tablet you have to carry something to reset the ubislate whenever it hangs and doesn’t respond after a long time.


Performance and Features:

The tablet runs on Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) which is not the latest version of the Google Android OS. There is no special UI/Custom Home screen offered on this tablet.The best feature would be Google Market place is offered in this Tablet from where you could download a large volume of apps.Datawind tablet comes pre installed with ubislate surfer the special browser we have mentioned here earlier,Datawind store,Datawind educational apps.The device also comes pre installed with Kingston office for word,excel and PowerPoint usage.
The educational apps offer free book downloads,tests,quizzes and other features.The UI is over sensitive as well as the touch screen.When we tried swiping the app drawer screen we accidentally opened several apps in the back ground due to touch sensitivity. Getting used to this hyper touch sensitive screen took some time.The apps performed well.We are unable to surf web faster on the inbuilt GSM sim usage.Even a simple Google home page took around 1 minute to load on the browser.We tested with Firefox and the speed was better than inbuilt browser.Google market place never finished loading when we used it on inbuilt sim gprs.


Datawind ubislate reviewd hands on


Wi-Fi is felt better on our internet usage on this tablet.Sometimes the wi-fi is unable to scan the hotspot/wi-fi router signal on our usage. The Wifi inbuilt operates over 802.11 b/g/n.

Surfing on wifi is better on this tablet. The inbuilt GSM is not good for surfing.

We are provided with a USB cable through which we connected Huawei E3121 Data Card and it worked.We were able to surf faster when we used the dongle than in built GSM sim card.Dongle provided better speeds when we used the same sim card which we used with tablet with built in GSM slot.

We are unable to play temple run game after a level or two as this tablet lacked required sensors. The game ran smooth but there are not sensors present to detect tablet tilt.

Angry birds ran smoothly on this tablet.

Productivity apps like Ever note installed successfully.
Due to non –presence of back camera we are unable to install some barcode scanning apps etc..

We are also unable to install some popular app like sbi freedom,axis bank app,icici bank app etc..

sync doesn’t work well on this tablet once we download an app from play store,if it fails to download, the app store marks it as installed and the tablet has no app installed on it when we check for the particular app. This makes us unable to install an app if we are not successful in installing a particular app.

In built flash memory fills up 50% with os and user data,so if we use the remaining space for installing apps (new) other than pre installed apps ,we will definitely face system hangs and crashes.

There is no freebie supplied with this tablet apart from usb cable,charger.
One has to buy a Microsd card from the market to store additional data without downgrading performance.

Videos play well on this tablet without any pixel breakage,we tested 720p and 1080p videos and the tablet played the videos without jerking.But we are unable to run Antutu 3d benchmarking on this tablet.The Antutu cpu and other speed tests scored an impressive score.

Antutu Benchmark test UbiSlate 7c+

Non presence of IPS (In panel switching) on this tablet makes it difficult to view the screen from side angles.We recommend 90 deg viewing angle if you purchase this device.Colors looked fade when viewed in other angles.

The in built speaker is not audible when we used it for voice calls.One should invest on good headphones if they purchase this tablet.Forget about watching movies without using headphones as the inbuilt speaker is not audible well.Even a 1000 rs china mobile phone sounds louder than this.

The tablet is powered by 3200 mAh battery and offers decent standby and usage times.Check specification table above.


Verdict:
This tablet is definitely not recommended for people who are looking for reliability as the device crashes several times even with apps that are not extreme cpu using.One has to invest on a pair of earphones/headphones,dongle (as in built sim slot is useless for surfing,low speeds),screen guard,accessories like leather cover for tablet,keyboard for tablet,microsd card.which sums up to Rs 7000 for which you can purchase a better tablets from micromax,zync,zen and other brands which offers better features and reliability.

This tablet can be purchased for gifting to children,old people who want to play games,watch movies,stay connected and learn lessons.



This can be also purchased by people who want to learn using tablets/android based devices for buying a better device in future.
If you are a gadget freak and tech expert this tablet is not for you.

This is definitely a budget tablet and one should not compare this with high end tablets. Datawind UbiSlate 7c+ is probably the lowest priced 7 inc phablet.


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Heart Healthy Supplements

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Supplements may help improve life after a heart disease,some people take supplements to prevent the risk of heart disease and improve life.Let us get into details of some heart healthy supplements that can help improve life.

Consuming supplements without doctors consultation may be useless and risky.Always consult your doctor to know whether the supplements work for you or not before adding them to your daily routine.Supplements are not substituent to medicine/treatment/cure to any disease/medical condition.Consuming handful of supplements daily which are available at counter can be harmful to your health.Whether you are interested to consume supplements to improve the life/prevent further risks after a heart disease,it is always better to consult a doctor.


Hearth healthy supplements

The following are some of the research proven supplements that have shown to lower cholesterol,improve blood circulation,prevent risk factors that contribute to heart disease.

  • Fiber ( Psyllium Husk based supplements)
  • Sterols and stanols (plant sterol and stanol supplements)
  • COQ10 ( Only available in supplements)
  • Fish Oil (Fish Oil Supplements)
  • Garlic (Garlic Extract Supplements)
  • Green Tea (Green Tea powder and Green Tea Extract Standardized Supplements)
Apart from COQ10 all the above supplement replacement can be found in natural food that we consume daily.

Fiber is the best part in our food that cuts down the amount of cholesterol that is absorbed by the body.Psyllium husk is the popular fiber supplement at counter found to reduce bad cholesterol and raise good cholesterol.We should intake a minimum of 25-30gms of fiber daily for a healthy heart. If you think your intake is insufficient you may look for psyllium husk supplements.Consumption of food rich in grains,vegetables,fruits,legumes can help you reach your requirements.

Sterols and stanols are found in nuts and grains. Foods like orange juice,margarines,yoghurt and almonds are rich in plant sterols.Recommended allowance is 2gm per day.There are sterol and stanol supplements available as an alternative.

Fish oil consumption reduces the risk of heart disease by lowering triglycerides and improving blood pressure.Fish oil is rich in omega-3,dha which is helpful for brain functionality as well. The best way to get fish fats is to consume fish in your food/dishes.If you are not eating fish well,look for consumer lab approved fish oil supplements.Always prefer certified fish oil supplement brands recommended by your doctor.

Garlic helps reduce the blood clotting and plague formation in your blood vessels.So consume it in your food.There are some garlic extract supplements available at counter but prefer it to consume in food.Natural garlic is proven more effective than supplements.

Green Tea is not effective when compared to all the other supplements we have discussed when it comes to heart disease.But studies reveal that Green Tea consumption seems to lower bad cholesterol and risk of developing high blood pressure.Green tea is also available in supplement form as Green Tea Extract.

Finally we have left COQ10,this is a ubiquinol which is made naturally by our body.COQ10 is key for normal functioning of cells.Doctors suggest COQ10 supplement consumption when our body is unable to make sufficient amount of COQ10.This supplement helps lower blood pressure.When COQ10 is taken along with heart failure drugs studies showed improved symptoms and quality of life.This supplement is also suggested for statin using patients to improve COQ10 levels in their body.

When your food and lifestyle changes help health of heart supplements can further boost the quality of life.
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Huawei E3121 Data Card Review

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Mobile Broadband came into existence with the introduction of data cards by operators like Tata Telecommunications,Reliance and Idea in early days.Photon,Net connect and Netsetter are the data cards offered by these players which provided people to access internet on the move.With the introduction of 3G services in India more players involved into this business.Basically a data card can be classified as two types GSM and CDMA. These data cards that are bundled with the ISP/Telecom Company is locked to the operator and hence came the need for unlocked data cards/dongles/usb modems.Thus it made a few companies bring operator free/unlocked modems/data cards. The main advantage of this type of data cards usage is the freedom to choose the operator/sim.Thus providing the flexibility to move between operators for better signal,speed,reliability,cost and features.

Currently Huawei,Micromax,ZTE,Beetel,Alcatel,Teracom,LAVA,Intex,Lexosys are some prominent manufacturers offering the unlocked data cards to the customers.
When it comes to unlocked data cards customers are now preferring company unlocked data cards to manual unlocked operator bundled data cards,the reason behind this is the company unlocked data cards come with original warranty,software and support.Moreover they are cheap and affordable.
 
Huawei Data cards are chosen by large amount of people as they are reliable,better performance,features,affordable and ease of use.
Huawei Data cards range include download speed from 7.2 Mbps- 21.6Mbps. 



Huawei E3121 can be termed as the sibling of the high end data card E3131 in terms of features.Both the data cards provide same features and upload speeds. Huawei E3131 is at the higher end giving up to 21.6 Mbps download speed where as Huawei E3121 is in the mid range with download speeds up to 14.4 Mbps.Huawei E303C being the lower end of the range with speeds of 7.2 Mbps.
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