Why people think iPhones are a must have gadget

 |  Tech, Tips

Smart-phonesThe most common tech gadget that we use in our daily life is surely a smartphone. I have been using smartphones ever since they came into existence. I am a tech savvy guy and for me there is no compromise in choosing the best and latest techs in the market.

Every year there is a brand new model of different flagship mobile companies in the market. Smartphones now serve the purpose of a personal computer in our hands. Each year there are quite a lot of hardware and software improvements, and I delightfully delve into the offerings.

I have used smartphones from brands such as Compaq, Blackberry, Sony, HTC, and Samsung, and of course Apple. From a general perspective all phones serve similar purposes, but these vary significantly in terms of usability, convenience and features.

Samsung Galaxy and Apple iPhone series are the two most popular smartphone brands in the market today. The competition is intense amongst these two brands, and each year the rivalry gets even tougher with technological advancement.

Girl using iPhoneI personally have been a fan of Apple iPhones for a few years. This brand has been delivering flagship devices in the smartphone market. To me iPhones are a notch ahead of every other company. The ios operating system that iPhones use is much enriched and user-friendly. The operating system is updated in a span of a year and adds many useful utilities to the phone.

The best thing about iPhones is that the ios is Apple’s own. Therefore, the phones are capable of running all the features the ios comes with. Android phones on the other hand vary a lot in terms of functionality. I used to use Samsung Galaxy before I shifted to Apple iPhone.

There were a lot of things I liked in Samsung Galaxy, but there were a lot of things which I did not like. The disliked features were pretty annoying and disrupted user experience. I was on the look for a better phone. I tried my luck with Sony Xperia. It was rich with features, but was heavy and consumed a lot of battery. I was tired of charging the phone twice daily. Furthermore, I experienced the performance degradation.

Now I’m comfortably using the iPhone. I like everything about the phone and cannot find a major flaw. The design of the phone is smart and classy. It is not too big, neither is it too small. It is easy to hold and fits into the pocket comfortably. The layout of the home screen is meaningful and easy to use. The Apple store is an excellent place to find the desired apps.

It has one significant advantage over the Google store, as the apps found in the store are built specifically for iPhones. This is not the case with the Google play store. Due to this, the security of iPhones are much tighter than android phones. There is also a huge library of music owned by Apple. Once you subscribe to the music service, then you really do not need to look anywhere else for your favorite genre of music.

Apple is well known for producing the high-quality music player, the iPod, for years. All the functionalities of iPods are available in iPhones and there is more to it. Samsung Galaxy or any other phones never had this feature. Another important aspect of iPhone is its battery backup. Although the first generations of iPhone were not renowned for battery backup, recent phones are an alternate to that. Now you can go easy with charging.

On a consumer sense, the iPhone is like a must have for most people. It is an indispensable part of my life. I absolutely love my phone and a ‘big up’ to Apple for making iPhones.

How my family made me a better person

 |  Family

Happy family on a couchIt is a well-known fact that a man cannot be a real man without a family. Families are made so that it is easier for us to lead our life. Wherever a person goes in life, the teachings learned from families direct that person’s activity to a great extent.

I am very lucky to have a hugely supportive family which has helped me a lot in life to this day. Every success I had in life is due to the contribution of my family members who had supported me and inspired me throughout life.

I have always been open to my parents about everything. They are my best friends. I always share my thoughts and feelings with them. They are very good listeners. They are very eager to know what I have to say. Even when I do not have much to share, they will always ask about my day and work. They are also very good advisors. Whenever I get into a problem or am confused about something, I seek their counsel.

I am very lucky to have such a family. I have seen a lot of people around me who suffer from lack of family communication. A lot of people do not even have a normal family. I cannot imagine how painful it is not to have good family time. Whenever I am stressed about anything I talk to my mom or dad. They know how to make my stresses and worries go away. It’s nothing too complicated. Some basic talks and I feel light inside.

My family contributed a lot to my current being. Before college I was in a dilemma in choosing my major. They talked long and hard with me and found out what I was good at. I am greatly indebted to them for this. Without their counsel I would have never be the successful Accountant that I am now. I just do not have enough words to thank them. So I am writing here in gratitude.

Travel Insurance

What is Travel Insurance?

 |  Travel

Many people find that the ideal time for them to travel and see the world is that very point of their life when they can retire and forget about the 9-5 way of life. This gives them more flexibility and less stress.

A large number of seniors look to take on a journey and explore the world in their latter years, as when they have been younger, they have focussed more on their job. Others venture out because they need to spend quality time by going to visit family or friends who may live overseas and they, therefore, don’t see much.

Regardless of what your purposes behind travelling as a senior are, one thing is for sure – you need to have suitable, reliable and trusted travel protection cover. It is imperative that this is set up before you take off on your journey.

Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance is considered the protection that is expected to cover medicinal costs, the budgetary default of travel suppliers, and a range of different misfortunes that could occur while travelling. Travel insurance is a necessity, as you never know what is coming up in your life – whether it be good or bad.

Many obstacles and difficulties can happen unexpectedly on overseas holidays and it is good to know that you will not have to worry about anything, as your travel insurance policy will have it all covered.

Provisional travel protection can generally be planned at the time of booking your holiday to cover you for the whole period you are away. Alternatively, you can opt for a “multi-trip” arrangement, which can cover a boundless number of journeys inside a set timeline.

Some of the very common issues that are being covered during Travel Insurance Plans are:

  • Emergency related problems due to health/accident/sickness
  • Getting a safe exit in case of emergency
  • Cancellation of trip taking place
  • Interference takes place during the trip
  • Visitor wellbeing protection
  • Accidental passing, harm or disablement profit
  • Overseas Memorial service costs
  • Lost, stolen or harmed things relating to belongings or travel records
  • Delayed things (and crisis substitution of crucial things)
  • Travel delays because of climate
  • Hi-jacking
  • Covering of the medical expenses – can be accommodated partially or Maximum

Some travel arrangements will give spread to extra expenses, in spite of the fact that this shift broadly between suppliers.

Therefore, frequently separate protection can be obtained for specific amounts of expenses on the trip.

Some examples are:-

  • Pre-existing conditions as example of asthma, diabetes
  • Sports with a component of danger (e.g. skiing, scuba diving)
  • Travel to high hazard nations (e.g. because of war, common disasters or demonstrations of terrorism)
  • Third party supplier gratitude (e.g. the lodging or air transport to which you made non-refundable prepayments has gone into administration)
  • Acute on-set of previous conditions – This term is altogether different from pre-existing conditions. It implies a sudden and surprising event of prior therapeutic conditions without any earlier cautioning from an expert.

In conclusion, having travel insurance organised before going away on an overseas trip will not only make your life easier, but should in the event of something going wrong, you can rest assured that you are covered and won’t have to worry or stress about what to do next.

Bow Hunting

Hunting 101 – 4 Tips for newbies

 |  Hunting

Although hunting looks like it is easy, it actually is much more complicated than it seems, and there are plenty of things that have to be learned. So if you are considering of becoming a hunter, your first step as a hunter should be READING THIS TEXT. Here are 4 tips for all hunting newbies:

  1. Take a Hunting Course

Bow Hunting

Attending a hunter education course, is a thing that you should do first. Here they will learn all the necessary things regarding hunting and staying safe while hunting. There are numerous Introduction to Hunter Education that you can find online, but the best way to get familiar with hunting is to take an actual real life course. There you will meet qualified instructors as well as experienced hunters, and they will gladly explain anything that you might want to know about hunting. Furthermore, if you haven’t fired from a gun so far, one of the best things about this course, is that they offer you a chance to fire a few rounds, just to get the feeling.

  1. Get a hunting license

Before you can start hunting, you must get a license. As far as the license fees and special hunting equipment, taxes are concerned, the best thing about them is that they are annual, meaning you will pay once a year, and you are not only paying to hunt, but also helping to preserve hunting and wildlife for future generations, since the money goes to hunting education programs and conservation.

  1. Equipment

If you want to be a hunter you will need the basic equipment, and that includes, depending on what kind of hunting you will choose, gun hunting or bow hunting: A gun and ammunition or the best recurve bow and arrows, a sharp and strong knife, clothing that will make you feel comfortable, quality water resistant boots, and a rope. When searching for clothing, you will see that the hunting stores offer you numerous latest camouflage or smart fabric clothing, which are quite expensive. Don’t spend all your money on that, there is no need for that, all you need is clothing in which you will stay comfortable and warm.

  1. Get familiar with the hunting area

If you are allowed, take a walk in the woods where you will hunt once the season opens. Learn the surroundings, memorize the terrain and try to find any animal tracks that will tell you what kind of animals you will encounter and maybe learn about their path habits. This will help you a lot once you go hunting, because knowing the terrain is 90 percent of successful hunting.


The Writer's Block book

Creative ideas to help you write better and beat writers block

 |  Tips, Writing

Writers block and wasted paperWriting is not always easy as it seems, especially creative writing. Often there are times when you won’t be able to get a writing rhythm or even cannot even start writing about something. This particular phase is called writing block.

Those who write have gone through this phase at least once in life. Sometimes nothing would come out of a writers head even though their pens are ready to flow through the paper. The type of block varies from writer to writer. Some cannot feel the subject, some just do not find the urge from the inside, and some just have too much going on their head.

I experienced this situation every now and then. There are times no matter how hard you try, you will not be able to write anything decent. So if anyone goes through such time they should remember that it is something very commonplace among writers.

Now the question is what to do in such situations. Should writers take a break from writing until they find their usual writing rhythm? This can be good for short term, but if the break happens for a long period then the writers might find themselves in a worse position. The thing that writers should do is try to do something in order to find the rhythm again. In other words they should employ a practice which will unblock the writer’s block.

The Writer's Block bookI never had a solid technique to deal with writer’s block until I came across a book titled ” The Writer’s Block: 786 Ideas to Jump-Start Your Imagination “. This is one amazing book that I came across which helped me reduce a lot of time wasted in the writer’s block phase. One blogger suggested to me that I should have a look at this book.

At first glance, I got interested in the book. It is shaped like a 3×3×3 block and full of ideas to help the mass writer to break the writer’s block. The book is very helpful for anyone who likes to write, and takes it seriously or professionally. The writer Jason Rekulak has put a lot of effort in composing the book. He has actually compiled 786 techniques to overcome the writer’s block.

Most of the examples are taken from experiences of prominent writers. 786 ideas is not something merely small, but it’s rather something very comprehensive. I owe a lot to this book because it has helped me in many situations where I did not have much time in hand to finish writing. I would recommend this to any type of writer, whether a rookie or a pro. It is a must have book in every writer’s shelf.