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Classic Golf Games – Online Golf Games and Development!

When you think of the classic game of golf and the amusement arcade at first sight there seems to be absolutely no connection. While golf is played out of doors on a specially created golf course and the object is to drive the golf ball into the hole, the amusement arcade is sited indoors and is often associated with the kind of slot games where the player pulls the handle on a machine to spin and hopefully align pictures of fruit or other symbols in an attempt to win the jackpot. Until fairly recently the concepts of golf and the amusement arcade really were disconnected but modern computer graphics technology has made possible an interesting merger of the two leisure activity domains.

Advancement To Golf Games Online:
The amazing development in the worlds of audio-visual gaming has enabled skilled programmers to combine the exiting elements of golf games and slot machines. Introducing the golf ball into the arcade machine setting has facilitated the offering of a range of golf game offerings with stunning color quality and realistic sound effects or commentary.

The traditional sand and water obstacles found on traditional golf courses have been duplicated on the screen and many additional challenges incorporated into golf games. For instance highly-detailed waterfalls and trees can be incorporated into your arcade golf environment and even the appearance of the golfer can be customized according to the player’s preferences. There seems to be virtually no limit to the arcade golf creator’s talents since weather settings can also now be changed – just as you might find yourself playing golf offline and foggy or rainy conditions start to affect the game, your arcade golf experience can also be enriched through comparable weather and time of day variations.

Similar to the traditional fruit symbol slot machine, arcade golf can be offered either as a coin-operated game, a game that the player introduce into home or maybe set up in a business conference or some other context where this entertainment would be appreciated. Various playing modes offering different skill levels are supported, for instance by changing controls that improve the accuracy of your drive you boost your chances of getting that hole in one. Arcade golf is suitable for single players and it can also be played on a multi-player level. Given this long list of attractions it is not surprising that this game is coming to rival the more traditional arcade game offerings

Accessories for Digital Treasures – Accessories for iPads, and Computers/Notebooks

In this digital age many people have one or more digital treasures such as iPads, iPhones, tablet PCs or computers/notebooks. These devices are treasures because they have become inevitable part of many people’s everyday life. People rely on these digital treasures to search/research, store and retrieve important information for their personal lives, work or businesses. Due to the utility of these digital treasures- iPads, iPhones, tablet PCs and computer/notebooks it is important that you take good care of these digital devices so as to extend their longevity and also get the maximum benefits from them. In this piece, we shall bring to your awareness some “cool” accessories for these digital treasures that you might need to help enhance your experience of using these digital treasures.

Keyboard Covers

There are a couple of keyboard covers that are available for tablet PCs and notebooks. These keyboard covers are not only necessary to protect your tablet PCs or laptops from scratches and scuffs, but they help to improve your typing experience on these devices. Here are some of the keyboard covers;

Belkin Keyboard/Cover Case (Folio) for 10.1″ Tablet PC

The belkin keyboard cover/case is a versatile and protective folio stand that has a built-in computer-style keyboard with well-spaced “TruType™ keys”. It has a spring mechanism underneath each key that ensures a tactile response with every stroke, helping you to type faster and with less error than on a touchscreen. In addition, it has function-specific keys that let you easily copy and paste text, moderate volume and control music. It has adjustable angles that allow you to find the right position whether you’re typing or viewing.

The belkin cover case has a suede-like feel inner lining that protects your tablet PCs from scratches and scuffs. When you are done using your tablet PC, tuck the keyboard away and the soft cover folds over to protect your screen.

Arabic (PC layout) keyboard covers for MacBooks.

You can use the Arabic keyboard cover to type on an Arabic keyboard without the nuisance of having to use keyboard stickers or memorize the keys. The Arabic keyboard layout in this keyboard cover is for the Arabic PC format.

The Arabic keyboard covers are unique in many ways (i) they have durable ultra-thin silicone that have soft tactile feel that does not restrict typing. (ii) Every key is individually molded (including the return key and function keys) and specially printed on clear silicone for a long lasting professional look. These keyboard covers are compatible with: 13-inch to 17 inch MacBook (US / European ISO Keyboard).

These keyboard covers also protect your keyboard from crumbs, liquids, dust, hair, and the oil from your fingers, which can leave marks on your screen when you close your laptop. They are hand washable and easy to keep clean.

Professional WorkStation – Portfolio Jacket with Detachable Bluetooth Keyboard (iCK936)

The iCK836 Professional workstation portfolio is specially designed for mobile lifestyle, It has a removable wireless Bluetooth keyboard that you can seamlessly connect to your iPad. The detachable wireless keyboard has keys specifically dedicated to iPad functions. It ensures fewer typing mistakes which makes the Professional workstation the ideal companion for your iPad especially when using it for e-mail, professional reports or for graphic demonstrations. It has a retractable kick-stand that supports typing or movie viewing. It has long lasting battery that alleviates the need to frequently charge the keyboard as it provides up to 30 days of battery life, after a full-charge. Besides the professional functionality of iCK836 professional workstation, it looks “handsomely” professional with its aesthetic, leather-like material that provides superior protection for your iPad, enhances and maximizes your iPad experience.

Belkin Chef Stand + Stylus

Belkin chef stand and stylus is designed with chefs in mind. It is specially designed for use in the kitchen, the Chef Stand + Stylus gives you the freedom to interact with your tablet while you cook-without worrying about touching your device with messy hands. The case-compatible stand has a non-slip rubber base and two different angles that are ideal for countertop use.

The chef stylus has a wand that allows you to follow recipes and browse the Internet without ever laying a finger on the screen. It comes with its own storage stand and is easy to grab while you’re busy handling food and other kitchen equipments. The magnetic tip of the stylus works with any touchscreen, and can be used to wake up an iPad 2. All the components of the chef stand can be washed by hand using warm, soapy water.

CTA Digital Anti-Theft Case with Built-In Stand for iPad

You can carry your iPad anywhere you go with more peace of mind, by using CTA digital’s anti-theft case with built-in stand for iPad, iPad 2 & the new iPad. It has a heavy duty ABS case that is padded with foam for impact resistance, protecting your tablet from bumps or scratches, and locks together with a 78″ galvanized twisted steel core & PVC coated security cable. This allows you to lock up your iPad anywhere that you can safely fasten it to while you step away. This is ideal for offices, schools, dormitories and other public areas where you might take your iPad and leave it momentarily. This anti-theft protective case also features a very useful and practical built-in stand, which provides multiple levels that enable you to comfortably view and enjoy your apps in either landscape or keyboard orientation. It can also easily be switched to a vertical portrait position with the built-in mini-stand. So, comfortably enjoy taking your iPad anywhere, worry less about losing it and protect it from thievery or damage by using CTA digital’s anti-theft case with built-in stand for iPad.

Griffin Tablet PC Accessory Kit

Griffin tablet PC accessory kit is another type of anti theft case you can use for any lock-down system, the Griffin TechSafe case for iPad provides a vital anchor point that ensures the rest of the system is doing its job and keeping your iPad where you want it. The TechSafe case provides good protection for your device from bumps and scratches.. It also locks around your iPad and affords the secure anchor point needed by any desktop cable lock system. The TechSafe case for iPad comes with its own combination-lock security cable, and the case features two foldout work-stands, one for typing and tapping, and the other for upright landscape viewing.

Digital Treasures Screen Protector & 2-in-1 Cleaning Kit

Often you use your finger to navigate through the menu options of your iPads or iPhones, you can use either ScreenPristine Screen Protector or Fingerprint ResitantScreen Protector iPad2 to shield your iPad from grease, scuffs, stains or scratches resulting from constant movement or rubbing of fingers on the screen of the device. Use the drip-free and alcohol-free cleaning kit to clean your optical disc players, digital players, tablet PCs, and any other display screen.

BodyGuardz Armor Carbon Fiber

BodyGuardz armor carbon fiber is designed to give ultimate protection for your Google Nexus 7. Each carbon fiber skin is custom designed to fit a Google Nexus 7 and provides tough scratch protection. The carbon fiber pattern is stylish and smooth to the touch. The armor carbon fiber is very thin and will not add bulk to your Google Nexus 7. Every bodyguadz comes with a BodyGuardz ScreenGuardz screen protector to ensure maximum coverage. The thin, tough and durable, armor carbon fiber lets you relax, knowing your Google Nexus 7 is protected.

Scosche backSTAGE pro II Vehicle Mount for Tablet PC

The backSTAGE pro II is a safe, secure and rugged headrest mount for the iPad 2. You can mount your iPad 2 to the back of any headrest so passengers can enjoy hands free viewing of movies, apps, games while you drive. This device is ideal to keep you family entertained when you are on a long journey. The backstage pro II has a charger that plugs directly into the headrest mount and provides a continuous charge to your iPad 2. It has wireless IR headphones for private listening and a USB port that supports flash drive use for viewing images

Targus Deluxe Case/Accessory Bundle for iPad and iPad 2

The deluxe iPad case/accessory bundle includes the Targus Truss Case/Stand for iPad and iPad 2. It has durable top-grain leather that is used to provide a tough protective exterior. You can easily transform the case into a stand for hands-free viewing which is ideal for watching movies. The targus deluxe has a soft interior lining that protects the screen against scratches and a secure wrap-around band that holds the case closed when not in use. The deluxe accessory includes the Targus stylus, which you can easily use to take notes, draw or simply turn a page. The stylus also has a durable rubber tip that won’t scratch the iPad’s surface and allows you to type accurately and comfortably.

Targus Essential iPad Accessory Bundle

The Targus Essential iPad Accessory Bundle includes a stylus and screen protector, designed specifically for the iPad 2. The stylus has a durable rubber tip that doesn’t scratch the iPad’s surface and allows you to type accurately and comfortably. The screen protector has a protective barrier that keeps the iPad 2 unharmed and reduce the amount of fingerprints on the screen and protect it from scratches and scuffs.

Targus Protective Cover & Stand

The Targus stand can rotate through 360°. This rotating stand & case is specifically designed for the iPad 2. The sophisticated design of the stand allows the iPad to rotate both vertically and horizontally while in the case. For optimum comfort, this case offers three viewing positions. The lower angle position is ideal for typing on the screen. The case has a soft interior lining that protects the device against scratches. The thin design makes it easy to carry inside of another case adding little weight or thickness to the iPad itself. The 360° Rotating Stand/Case for iPad 2 provides full access to all iPad functions so the iPad can be fully operational without leaving the case.

The Joy Factory Elevate Tablet PC Stand

The Elevate Kiosk for iPad is the ultimate commercial solution for tradeshows, museums, public spaces, and for anyone using an iPad as a multimedia display. The joy factory elevate for tablet PC is adjustable, lockable, and durable. The Elevate is the best way to utilize your iPad as a display. This joy elevate is available in floor standing and countertop models.

These are some of the “cool” accessories for digital treasure I want to bring to your awareness. They can help you to maximize the utility of these devices and improve your experience using your digital treasures.

WNDR3400 N600 – High Performance Wireless Router For Gaming and Streaming

Gaming and video streaming demand high-performance router. The router must be able to deliver high-speed for smooth gaming response, jitter-free, and lag-free. This should also apply to High Definition video streaming, no other data traffic can disturb the performance of the router while you are experiencing the gaming and streaming.

The other features your router should support when you use wireless network for connecting the game console wirelessly to the network, the router should support clear network, no interference from other source of signal attenuator and should also be capable of providing prioritization for gaming or video streaming traffic over other data traffic.

The other additional features your router should also support is security, such as capable of providing security segregation, parental control, and green technology would be much advantageous. There are several routers that meet those above requirements, and one of them is Netgear WNDR3400 N600 Wireless Dual Band Router.

What this Product Does

The NETGEAR WNDR3400 N600 Wireless Dual Band Router is a high performance router which is designed to support demanding applications such as multiplayer gaming and video streaming. WNDR3400 is powered by the latest and the fastest wireless technology 802.11N standards delivering high-speeds up to 300 Mbps (in ideal conditions), ideal for multiplayer gaming and HD video streaming.

The NETGEAR WNDR3400 N600 supports Wireless Multimedia (WMM) based QoS (Quality of Service) to allow the system to separate video traffic and provide prioritization over other traffic. With QoS for reliable internet connections, you can enjoy multiplayer gaming and streaming smoothly, jitter-free, and lag-free.

WNDR3400 supports dual-band technology that works for both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequency bands. With 5 GHz frequency band, you can achieve clear network avoiding signal interference, ensuring top speeds and the greatest range which is ideal for gaming and streaming.

Share storage is very essential in networking particularly to store huge HD media and gaming materials. It is therefore the WNDR3400 is embedded with the USB port with ReadyShare technology to provide fast and easy shared access to an external USB storage device. And the good thing with the router is that it supports the green technology for better environment including power and Wi-Fi on/off buttons, Energy Star-compliant power adapter and 80% recycled packaging.

How Secure the Router is?

Parents are always worried of what their kids do when they are surfing the internet and expecting their kids to visit only appropriate contents. WNDR3400 supports Live Parental Control to keep your internet experience safe with the following benefits:

  • Blocks unsafe Internet content and applications and can be managed from anywhere
  • Protects connected devices through the router such as PCs, gaming consoles, and iPod touch

Providing separate security and access restrictions for guests using the network is sometimes very important. WNDR3400 supports Guest Network Access. By default the router provides NETGEAR as the SSID name for 2.4GHz b/g/n SSID and the default NETGEAR-5G for 5GHz a/n SSID. You can configure the router and change the SSID default names for security reasons.

To create secured connection, the router supports the recent wireless security Wi-Fi Protected Access® (WPA/WPA2-PSK) and WEP, and the Push ‘N’ Connect with Wi-Fi Protected Setup® (WPS) feature ensures a quick and secure network connection.

WNDR3400 provides security protection with NAT and SPI features as well as DoS (Denial of Service) attack prevention. NAT (network address translation) hides your private networks from the public network (the internet) and allows sharing a single internet connection with many computers in the network. Stateful packet inspection (SPI) inspects the incoming traffic thoroughly for false positive packets.

To connect the router to the Internet, you need broadband modem (either Cable or xDSL) and Internet services from your ISP. Connect one end of the cross UTP cable (cable that comes with the modem) to the Ethernet port of the modem, and connect the other end to the WAN port of the router. Configuration and installation is easy by following the quick installation guide document.

Gaming and HD media streaming demand high-performance router including high-speed, QoS, and clear network. The NETGEAR WNDR3400 N600 Wireless Dual Band Router is a high-performance full-featured router that is ideal solution for bandwidth intensive applications such as for smooth gaming and streaming experience.