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Buy affordable telescopes from Pakistan… A dream came true

Astronomy is a great field and a great hobby. It is peaceful, interesting, and lovely hobby. The night sky gives us thousands of objects to observe. There is the Moon, there are planets up in the sky, there are stars, and then there are galaxies, nebulas and star clusters. In order to see the amazing objects, we need a Telescope. They are visible and in...

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A day with the exotic birds and animals in Karachi

Being a nature lover, I love birds and want to keep them as pets but due to my busy schedule I am afraid they will suffer. After watching the Blue Yellow Macaw in the Pirates of the Caribbean  movie, I wanted to meet the Macaw. One day in DHA, I saw the Macaw in real. Then saw RIO movie in which once again I saw...

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A few things you should know about Microsoft OneNote

Microsoft OneNote is one of the products that is quite uncommon at workplace if you compare with Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook. One thing I would like to clear is that I am not a Microsoft employee. I am a Microsoft Products user and OneNote is one of my favorite products that have helped me organized during my work in and out of...

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The greater the mega pixel, the better the photo quality – Right or wrong?

Mega pixel is a term used to buy and sell the cameras. This term is not only a term but rather a defining feature of digital camera. People say the greater Mega Pixel the better. There 2 main types of camera: Digital SLR and Point-n-shoot. An example of Digital SLR is Canon 60D and point-n-shoot PowerShot A4000 IS. There is one more type of...

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Use affordable solar powered portable lights and home system

Solar powered watches and calculators have been there since years and in our childhood we have seen such calculators by Casio. I still have that calculator and after 15 years it is working perfect. This is the power of solar powered electronics, long life and free source of charging/input. This was a very small example. In my previous article, I have given a few...

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Renewable energy and its applications in Pakistan

A introduction to renewable energy The word renewable energy (also known as alternate energy) used to be a topic of discussion but many people don’t actually know much about it. The word is a whole world. Solar energy, solar panels, wind turbine, and biogas are some words that you might have heard. The following definition has been taken from Texas renewable energy: “Renewable energy: Any...

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Adding your copyright in a digital camera

Often photographers add watermarks on their photos which is a good way. There is one more way of copyrighting is to add it into the EXIF information of your photos. This can be done by adding it once in your Digital SLR like below. It could your own name, company name, or website link of your company or anything. Advantages of adding copyright into...

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Companies offering Dynamics AX in Pakistan

In one of my post about Microsoft Dynamics AX, I described that this ERP is a complete business solution. Pakistan is a growing country in which companies are being founded every year or multinational company opens up a branch to run operations or operate as a whole company. Be it an IT company, FMCG, Oil industry, this ERP is a complete business solution for...

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Microsoft Dynamics AX frameworks

Microsoft Dynamics AX is a whole world having its own programming language (X++), client, components, patterns, thousands of tables, forms and hundreds of classes shipped with the core product and you can add more. Like classes have methods, the tables in Dynamics AX has methods and override methods. Even the tables can be inherited like a class can be inherited. For a software engineer...

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In search of Milky Way and the starry skies of Pakistan

In Dec 2013, I went for an astronomy dark sky session for star gazing in a village in Sindh, Pakistan. That event was a success and I learned a lot of stuff there with regards to Astronomy and Astrophotography. Since then I had been waiting anxiously for another such trip and with me lots of Astronomy enthusiasts were waiting for it. Finally, we decided...

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Constellations – The sky maps

Constellations were the most difficult thing to understand when I started Astronomy as a hobby. The night sky is always filled with hundreds and thousands of stars. All looks the same. I got lot of information on constellations after reading the book “Practical Sky Watching” but it wasn’t completed without looking those constellation in the night sky myself. Constellations are a very important concept...

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A good car engine oil can increase efficiency

I have been interested in the cars engine since I first read about it back in 2004 in 11th grade in Physics chapter. It was a small topic in a chapter but I tried my best to learn from the least information. I didn’t have access to internet those days so I went to my teacher to learn more about engine and he said...