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Facebook surpasses eBay and Amazon

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Facebook, after surpassing Google for the most visited website in US, has now become the second largest web company with an estimated valuation of about USD 100 billion, which is greater than eBay or Amazon. Now, the Facebook is placed just after Google. Last year, Facebook surpassed ebay and now in 2011, it surpassed Amazon and continue to grow at a very fast pace. Though, Facebook is not yet public, but based on private-market transactions, Facebook has an estimated value of USD 100 billion.

Within hours of this news, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced the great news. Last year, when it surpassed eBay, Mark Zuckerberg introduced an improved messaging platform to provide users an application that envelopes e-mail, instant messages, Facebook messages and SMS in a single thread. If a user is conversing over Facebook chat, and later switches over to a mobile device, the conversation stays in the same place, except it is being sent through SMS. So, this year we have to see what new is in store for the users.

Is Facebook trying to overtake Google or at least Gmail by launching the latest email service? Well, with the pace facebook is going it may take just couple of years to overtake Google and become the largest web company.

Barnes and Noble’s Nook to give competition to Amazon’s Kindle e-book Reader

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Barnes and Noble’s ‘Nook e-Reader’ is a sleek and light weight e-Book reader with touch screen display, Barnes and Noble's Nookthus eliminating the need for many buttons which were presented in original nook. Nook e-Reader’s 6-inch display utilizes E Ink® Pearl technology, which is same as on the Amazon kindle 3G. With 7.5 ounces in weight, it is lighter than a paperback and still holds up to 1,000 books and newspapers with 2 GB internal memory and expandable up to 32 GB using microSD card. It also supports EPUB, PDF and Adobe DRM.

Nook also has an on-screen keyboard which appears whenever you need it. On the downside, Nook features only Wi-Fi connectivity while Kindle also offers 3G connectivity, but with a hefty price tag; you need to shell out some $50 more. With touch screen capabilities of Nook, it makes the navigation easier than Amazon’s kindle which has almost 40 buttons. So, if you do not like the touch screen, then you may opt for Kindle, otherwise Nook has a certain advantage over the current kindle.

So, which one you think will be more popular and win the battle – Amazon’s Kindle or ? Barnes and Noble’s Nook?

Know more about Nook from their official web page: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/u/nook-store/379002961/

Buy and Sell Used College Textbooks

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To buy college textbooks you do not need to spend the full amount, as you can easily buy used college textbooks for cheap online and save enough money. There are various websites which sell college textbooks for cheap; you can easily search the textbook by providing title, author name or by providing ISBN. If you do not want to keep the textbook forever with you, it is always recommended to buy used textbook and save money. Online shopping giant, Amazon, offers a wide variety of both new and used textbooks at attractive rates. Due to advancement in technology and deep penetration of Internet, it is now easy and cost affordable for students to buy books and study.

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Sell college textbooks
You can even sell your old and used textbooks on internet and Amazon. According to Amazon, “you can save up to 90% on used textbooks and up to 30% on new textbooks, then get up to 70% back when you sell textbooks back at Amazon“. So, when you are done with a book, you can easily sell it on Amazon and keep the cash or buy a new book.

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Deathly Hallows – The Final edition of Harry Potter novels

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Deathly Hallows, which is the seventh and final edition of the Harry Potter novels, written by the author J. K. Rowling, was released in 2007. All Harry Potter novels are well appreciated but as Deathly Hallows was the last one, it broke almost all records and became the fastest-selling book. The movie based on the book Deathly Hallows was released in two parts, ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1’ and ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2’ in November 2010 and July 2011 respectively.

Though, the Harry Potter movies and books have always been popular and appreciated but now with the Deathly Hallows, the series has come to an end. So, now it will be interesting to see whether the charisma of Harry Potter movies will continue or will everyone forget about it after few years? And which book/novel will be the best seller and will break the records set by Deathly Hallows.

Check out the video of Deathly Hallows movie trailer:

List of all Harry Potter Movies
Below is the list of all Harry Potter movies with the year of release:

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: 2001
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: 2002
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: 2004
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: 2005
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix: 2007
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince: 2009
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1: 2010
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2: 2011

Buy the Deathly Hallows Novel and DVD from Amazon.

Dock stand to charge Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod for home and travel

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Now, it is easy for the Apple fans to charge their favorite iPod, iPhone or iPad while on the go or at home.

iPhone USB DockCharge your iPod and iPhone using sleek and stylish stand. This docking station is an elegant home base stand to easily sync and charge both of the gadgets. It works with iPhone 3G, 3GS, iPhone 4, Touch models, iPod Classic, Nano 3G, 4G, and 5G.

If you are looking for a travel charger, you have a great option to power your iPhone and iPad simultaneously with a portable USB wall charger adapter. It can be used with virtually every power outlet. Dual USB Ports of the adapter allows charging for any two Apple’s device at the same time and its intelligent IC chip prevents overcharging your device.

To charge and sync your iPad, you have iPad Dock for a desk or counter-top. This light and small dock is easy to carry and use. It comes with a convenient audio line out port that can be connected to speakers. It can also be used as a picture frame while your iPad is charging. You can also connect this dock to an electrical outlet using the iPad 10W USB power adapter to charge the iPad battery.

So, get these important dock stands to easily charge your iPhone and iPad.

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