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Apple 3G iPhone, iPod, internet and more

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iPhone 3G arrives soon in dozens of countries worldwide including India this Jully 11th thru Airtel and Vodafone . And since iPhone 3G is a UMTS/HSDPA and GSM world phone, it works practically anywhere on the planet.

iPhone, Ipod, Internet and more...

Features: iPhone 3G with fast 3G wireless technology, GPS mapping, support for enterprise features like Microsoft Exchange, and the new App Store, iPhone 3G puts even more features at your fingertips. And like the original iPhone, it combines three products in one — a revolutionary phone, a widescreen iPod, and a breakthrough Internet device with rich HTML email and a desktop-class web browser. iPhone 3G. It redefines what a mobile phone can do — again.

Phone
Make a call by tapping a name or send a text with the intelligent keyboard.

iPod
Enjoy music and video on a widescreen display and shop for music with a tap.

Internet
Browse the real web, get HTML email, and find yourself with GPS maps.

3G Speed
Surf the web and download email over fast 3G c…

US aspirants, watch out

I t is the dream of brilliant students to go to the United States for pursuing higher studies. But they should not dreamily accept the first offer that comes along. In fact, they should have a checklist on the steps to be taken before reaching the US, so that things run smoothly. There are more than 83,000 Indian students in the US, of which the highest number is from Andhra Pradesh. The first and foremost thing any student aspiring to leave for the US for higher education needs to cross check is whether the institution they are going to study in is genuine or not. The United States Educational Foundation in India, that held an interactive workshop in the city recently, warns that there are thousands of unaccredited colleges in the US. Taking a course from such colleges would be a sheer waste of time and money. So it is better to check thoroughly before taking the leap. It is also imperative that the students check whether the chosen course has accreditation since compani…

feared phrases - Dread-line: ‘We need to talk’

We all seem to know what’s the most dreaded four letter word. But a dreaded four word phrase? The honour of being the most dreaded phrase in the English language goes to, “We need to talk.” In a country where surveys are dime a dozen on any issues real or imagined, the latest is by the Right Guard Poll about phrases that strike terror in our hearts. The winner even pipped “the boss wants to see you” in the top 10 most feared phrases. What are the other worst things to hear? “You’re fired” - from the boss. “Last orders” - from the bar. There are hundreds such, but here’s the remaining in the official top 10 list, “I’ve had a bit of an accident”; “Can I borrow your credit card?”; “There’s a leak (upstairs/in the bathroom etc.)”; “Did you remember my birthday?”; “I’ve got something to tell you”; “Now I know it looks bad, but...” Daily Mirror, which ran the survey, offers some phrases that its top writers dreaded. Columnist Clemmie Moodie says, “These words strike …