Month: April 2010

Cell Phone Operating Systems

Around the world, people have come to rely on smartphones. These phones have many of the same basic capabilities of a computer and their operating systems vary depending on the brand of the phone and user preference. While iPhoneOS, Symbian and RIM are the most popular mobile operating systems worldwide, other operating systems, such as Android, are also carving out a market share of their own.

cellos

Source : www.cellphones.org

Salt levels in our food

The amount of salt consumed by most people has been a worry for many years. In fact, it’s estimated that of the salt we consume, an astonishing 75 percent of it is already present in our food.

Most foods contain some salt, but it’s the foods that are naturally high in salt we need to watch out for because eating these can push our salt intake over the edge. This is why it’s important to choose foods that are lower in salt, when you can.

Some foods are almost always high in salt because of the way they are made – you can still enjoy them, but try to have these in smaller amounts, or eat them less often.

 

salt mountains

Source : www.nextgenerationfood.com

The Social Media Penetration Of The Major UK Political Parties

With the UK elections fast approaching I thought it would be interesting to take a look at how well the major UK political parties were using social media to connect with voters.

With Barack Obama famously using social media to court the youth vote in the US elections, social media is now a viable  platform for politicians to connect with people on a large scale.

All of the UK parties are maintaining a social media presence, with Facebook pages, Twitter and YouTube accounts prominently linked from their respective websites. To take a snapshot of activity and a gauge of its success I recorded the following metrics,

 

PoliticalParties infographic

Source : www.datadial.net