On Off Digital World Compares the Apple iPad to Net books

The team at On Off Digital World is often asked, how does one choose between a net book and an iPad? To help kick off the shopping process, On Off Digital world compares some of the significant features of these next generation computers.

Most net books have a 10.1-inch backlit LED screen, notes On Off Digital World, while the iPad’s screen is only 9.7-inches. The iPad on the other hand, says On Off Digital World, weighs in at a mere 1.5 pounds while the lightest net books are still closer to three pounds. Net books have drastically more memory, upwards of 160 GB of hard drive space, compares On Off Digital World, where the iPad comes in 16, 32 or 64 GB models. The iPad is smaller and sleeker, with less storage space, says On Off Digital World, but net books are cheaper and bigger with tons of storage. On Off Digital World adds that iPads also feature a touch screen interface, while net books rely on the classic track pad and keyboard interface.

On Off Digital World adds that many net books have extra convenient features like a web cam for video chats and multiple data ports, including USB slots and SD card readers. Because of this, elaborates On Off Digital World, net books are a great choice for syncing with devices like cell phones, PDAs and digital cameras. On Off Digital World explains that iPads do not have data ports for syncing with peripherals, but can download any media from online accounts.

Additionally, iPads still rely on a full scale Mac or PC, explains On Off Digital World, but a net book is a fully contained miniature computer with some limitations in functionality. On Off Digital World says an iPad can be thought of as a souped up iPhone that doesn’t make calls. On the other hand, adds On Off Digital World, a net book is a pared back laptop. It is on this middle ground between laptop computer and Internet ready smart phones, explains On Off Digital World, that the new generation of computing is taking shape.

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Hardinhaus Miniature Schnauzers | Ethical and Healthful Breeding

Marian Harding of Hardinhaus Miniature Schnauzers believes that reputable breeders are the best source for healthy dogs. In that spirit, Hardinhaus Miniature Schnauzers presents the following summation of ethical breeding practices and how Hardinhaus Miniature Schnauzers applies them to produce puppies of the highest well being.

  • Hardinhaus Miniature Schnauzers breeds with the intent of improving the breed, not for the goal of making a profit.
  • Hardinhaus Miniature Schnauzers chooses breeding adults based on health, disposition, and confirmation guided by the breed standard. Hardinhaus Miniature Schnauzers matches them to make the next generation stronger.
  • Hardinhaus Miniature Schnauzers provides safe, sanitary, and appropriate facilities.
  • Hardinhaus Miniature Schnauzers provides individualized care to whelping mothers, monitoring them before, during, and after birth for abnormalities or complications.
  • Hardinhaus Miniature Schnauzers socializes puppies to loving touch and interaction at appropriate ages (Hardinhaus Miniature Schnauzers does not remove puppies from their mothers before 6 weeks, and does not adopt until 8 weeks.)
  • Hardinhaus Miniature Schnauzers keeps detailed records of medical care, pedigree, and registry information according to the registering association’s guidelines.
  • Hardinhaus Miniature Schnauzers places puppies and dogs in forever homes appropriate for them.
  • Hardinhaus Miniature Schnauzers is responsible for each puppy for its lifetime and is willing to keep any puppy that is unable to find a proper home.
  • Hardinhaus Miniature Schnauzers never sells to brokers, pet stores, or back yard breeders.
  • Hardinhaus Miniature Schnauzers educates buyers about the risks in buying from these sources, and educates the public about why back yard breeding is not appropriate.
  • Hardinhaus Miniature Schnauzers shows fairness, integrity, honesty, and respect in all aspects of personal and professional life. Hardinhaus Miniature Schnauzers knows that good communication is imperative for good customer service, veterinarian support & interaction, etc.

For more information about Marian Harding’s breeding services, please visit the Hardinhaus Miniature Schnauzers website at www.hardinhaus.com.

Marian Harding Discusses the History of Miniature Schnauzers

According to Marian Harding, miniature schnauzers are a smart, loving and energetic breed that dates back to 16th century Germany and Bavaria. Schnauzers have a host of good traits, adds Marian Harding, making them very trainable, affectionate and obedient. Marian Harding reports that miniature schnauzers were supposedly developed from dogs that resembled Poodles and Wire-haired German Pinschers. Marian Harding explains the name itself, Schnauzer, was not applied to the breed until the early 17th century. Schnauzer means “snout” or “muzzle,” notes Marian Harding, and a single look at the breed indicates that the name is a perfect match.

Back when schnauzers first came on the scene, says Marian Harding, their heartiness and intelligence made them prized animals for use as watchdogs and vermin hunters. With their size, wits, loud bark, and tenacity, Marian Harding says schnauzers could easily keep trespassers and rats off of their owner’s property. In fact, schnauzers were so immediately popular in Germany, notes Marian Harding, that breeders developed three sizes of schnauzer.

The Giant Schnauzer is approximately 26-28 inches high, says Marian Harding, and was typically raised to drive cattle in Bavaria and stand as a guard dog. Marian Harding says that the middle size of the breed is referred to as the Standard Schnauzer. Standard Schnauzers average 18-20 inches in height, adds Marian Harding, and were originally used to herd sheep. But the Standards were so hearty, notes Marian Harding, that despite their size they were also used to pull carts and carriages! Marian Harding adds that Standard Schnauzers are where the Giant and Miniature forms of the breed originated. Marian Harding adds that Miniature Schnauzers are the most popular of the three schnauzer breeds in North America. Miniature Schnauzers stand 12-14 inches tall, reports Marian Harding, and were originally bred as watchdogs and rat catchers. Marian Harding says their powerful bark can act as an impressive alarm system when strangers approach the home.

In the 19th century, continues Marian Harding, the schnauzer breed was introduced to America. To this day the miniature schnauzer is the most popular of the breed, adds Marian Harding, bred as loving pets and winning show dogs for over 200 years.

For more information, contact Marian Harding at Hardinhaus Miniature Schnauzers:
4637 Blairwood Dr.
Knoxville, TN 37938