Monday, November 17, 2008


Samsung’s new multimedia handset samsung 18510/16 INNOV8 is one of the best in its Class. It comes with a 8 mega pixel camera (more than many of the normal digital cameras). Taking Mobile handset photography and multimedia experience to a new high level, this mobile offers various other features like Surround- sound cinematic video, Wonderful mobile internet browsing facility and good mobile gaming too.

This come with various photographic options like blink shot, smile shot and face recognition and allows you to store most memorable days of your life. It runs on Symbian OS V9.3, S60 3rd edition feature pack 2 and also has a GPS technology for navigation facility.

It supports DivX, WMV, Real player and MPEG 4. It also comes with famous games like FIFA 08.

This is a phone for tech-savvy users who wants to explore various technical features of the camera. A good competitor for iPhone.

For video tutorial click here

Saturday, November 1, 2008

A Trip to Ooty

Ooty- ‘The Queen of Hill Stations’

To feel the touch of nature, Ooty is a right spot for the lover of nature. Its situated on the Nilgiris Mountain, More than 100 Kms away from Coimbatore ( Tamilnadu, South India). The height of the hills in the Nilgiri range varies between 2280 and 2290 meters. It attracts the tourist by its charming flowers, Lofty mountains, dense forest, acres and acres of tea estates are green feast for the eyes of the tourist.

Last summer I visited Ooty with my dad for a 3 day trip. The weather was awesome and the garden was getting ready for the flower show and the new Rose garden was ready with more than 2000 varieties of roses. My camera didn’t waste any time.

Ooty Botanical garden

This garden covers an area of 22 Ha and is located at a height of 2250 meters of MSL. There is a beautiful green lawn and there are trees collected from different parts of the world. There is a Italian garden and Lilly pond with color full flowers. Must see !!!!!!!!!

Ooty Rail

Ooty train is popularly known as 'toy train', moving across the beautiful hills, and plains, making the journey a memorable experience. It connects Ooty to Mettupalayam. Ooty's train runs at a maximum speed of 33 km. per hour, crossing 16 long and short tunnels and 250 bridges. During the journey you can enjoy the beauty of the hill.

Rose garden

Centenary Rose park is located at Vijayanagaram – Udhgamandalam ( Ooty ) and is maintained by department of Horticulture of Government of Tamil Nadu. This garden has largest collection of roses among any Indian garden. This garden have more than 2000 varieties of Roses. Its really beautiful!!!!!!!!

Climate - Udhagamandalam
Max 21ºC, Min 5ºC
Max 25ºC, Min 10ºC
121 cms.

General Information - Udhagamandalam
Location : Niligiri District, Tamil Nadu.
Founded By : British In 1800.
Area : 36-sq-kms.
Altitude : 2,623 metres.
Languages : Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and English.

Useful Information - Udhagamandalam

Tourist Information Centres : Tourist Office, Government of Tamil Nadu Supermarket Complex Charring Cross Udhagamandalam-1

Clothing - Udhagamandalam
Summer : Light Woollen.
Winter : Heavy Woollen