Every year, thousands of young people head overseas to take a gap year or extended holiday before they begin university. But at the tender age of 18, most have never been abroad without their parents and
they are likely to be visiting countries they have not yet experienced, including more exotic locations that can have complex visa and passport requirements, as well as presenting health risks through the prevalence of tropical disease.
A gap year can be a rewarding experience in which young people learn more about the world and about themselves, but preparing for such an extended trip can be stressful both for parents and students. Such anxiety is normal and somewhat justified, as young people could easily land in trouble abroad if they are not well enough prepared.
To help young people prevent mishaps while overseas, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has released an app called Plan, Pack, Explore. The software can be used on both smartphones and tablet computers and provides a comprehensive guide to young people as they prepare to leave the country, and while overseas.
The guide includes a wealth of information on health concerns, culture, the law, visa and passport requirements and insurance issues for countries across the world.
If you are overwhelmed by the large amount of information offered, you can use the handy My Notes and My Checklist features, which allow users to bookmark information from the guide they wish to return to and add comments of their own.
Struggling to organise yourself? The app also includes a Holiday Countdown function, which provides an easy way to timetable your preparations.
Other features include a useful travel news feed from the FCO and a Quiz to test how well you have been paying attention to the guide.
The app is designed in a simple and usable manner, where every jot of the detailed guide can be accessed quickly at the touch of a fingertip. It is undoubtedly a very useful application for any young person going away, and could also be helpful for those who are going abroad on any extended trip – such as a career break – or to a country outside of the European Union, where different considerations need to be taken into account. What’s more, it’s completely free!
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An amazing game app entitling as Graviton Block has been developed for the users of iPad. The game is an amazing puzzle solving game in which players will fight against the power of gravitons.
Graviton Block is unlike other tetrinomino genre as it does not support rotation; rather it got attraction and repletion towards other pieces known as gravitons.Players have to clear the mission of Graviton Block by creating 3X3 blocks and making them disappear by this act of survival. Different types of blocks will drop over the pieces on which different kinds of particles has to be made for winning the mission. But, here’s not the fun end. The force of graviton which is known as gravimetric field will automatically fall other blocks to fill the gaps of disappeared capsules.
The mission allotted to the players is to prevent the grids from collapsing. Players can drag and drop to make their strategic move for the survival. Laser guide is available in the game, so to facilitate the players in knowing which particle will be coming next. Players must also bear in mind that if items will fall in to the gravitational field of particle positive or negative will travel.
To make game more complex and attractive, developers have set timer in shape of heart rate monitor. Finishing a pulse will appear a new pulse, but if players would not manage to gain pulses all the capsules will be filled and alarm will be turned on. At the end of alarm, pulses will be set free to containment the capsules and this will start pushing all the pieces up. However, when players will make reaction in attaining pulse by making 3X3 blocks, they will get score multiplier.
Complexity of game will enhance with the increasing levels, but if players have game in their control, they can add new challenges. So try this app now and see how amazing you are in fighting against the attraction and repletion of gravitons.
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Christmas is a day of celebrations and especially kids are more crazy for making demands from Santa Claus about their Christmas gifts. An adult has another vision about Santa Clause and they understand the facts, yet kids live in fantasy world. So to let your kid have stronger believe on Santa Claus and Christmas gifts, download Tell me Santa app.
Tell me Santa app is the greatest gift of Christmas for the kids. This app can be downloaded on your Android devices, iPad and iPhone. Your kids will be able to ask for the smaller gifts from the Santa Claus. Tell me Santa app is designed for each child in which they can listen to their personalised stories and order gifts of their own choices, by recording video messages. In order to make surprise for the kids, download this app for free.
Tell me Santa app will require configuration from an adult as you have enter the name of your kid, his or her age, behavior and beloved ones. This information must be entered in Ask present menu for creation of personalised speech. In order to prepare surprise for your kid, you have to capture the image of your decorated living room. This app let your kids feel that Santa is near to them and knows everything about them.
Tell me Santa is quite easy to use and it has five menu options. These are:
Santa s Story: Santa Claus will create an amazing story for the kids. He will let kids know what he do all around the year and in making available the gifts that help him and what are the gifts available in his warehouse.
Ask presents: By studying the personal information about your kid, Santa Claus will prepare a personalised story and in the between Santa will ask kid about his desire for the Christmas gift. The app will open camcorder automatically for recording the video message. Later Santa Claus will take note about the wish list.
Surprise: A Christmas day Santa Claus will give him surprise by leaving a short movie or photo about how he has left the gift at home.
Christmas greetings: Christmas cards will be added in this option. Coming soon!
Configuration: Configuration is required to be done by the adult to set the app according to the kid. To give magical feeling to the kids, pass code will be provided. You will be able to watch the recorded movies of your kids, you can even share this movies with others and transfer it on your gallery. In Ask present list you can modify or change the name of your kids. In surprise menu you can take photo or select it from the gallery for background. Email and passwords can be changed, also.
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