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Online services Online services can be described as the services available in the World Wide Web, where we have to be connected to the internet to benefit from them. There wouldn't be any internet user, who has not benefited from an online service. There are many types of online services. Some of them are: communication, real time information, education, entertainment, and download services. 1) Communication "Communication is a process of transferring information from one entity to another". Communication via internet is a method used by most people to communicate with each other over long distances. It is the most effective method of communication. E.g. Blogs, E-mail, Instant messaging, etc. i. Blogs Web-log or most commonly known as blog is a website which is available to anybody where they can post their thoughts or comments on anything they want on to their blog page. Blogs are presented in the chronological order, which means, in the list of contents, the latest post is displayed at the top and the oldest posts are displayed at the bottom.(The way the post are arranged could be changed using options). It includes the date and the time when the posts were published. ...read more.

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You can avoid traffic by the help of traffic reports. Traffic reports are another example of real time information. It provides us the information of the current traffic situation in a given city and route. Although we are not able to get traffic reports of all the roads in the world, we are able to get at least the traffic reports of busy cities and routes. Traffic reports are not developed in some countries such as Sri Lanka and Uganda, since they are economically unable to afford these technologies. You have to go to a traffic reporting site such as www.traffic.com or www.maps.yahoo.com/traffic.com and enter the details of the route you require, and then they will provide you with the details. How are the traffic reports available? The data about the traffic situation in a particular area is collected by satellite images, traffic reporters or even from people in that area. Then these data are processed and sent to the organizations who post this information on traffic reporting sites. Pros People can get the traffic reports from anywhere and anytime, provided, they have an active internet connection. They can save their money. Traffic reports are always new and up-to-date. ...read more.

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People have to register with them prior to get the services. Free users get limited access rights with low speed of downloading. To get maximum services and full access rights, it maybe required to obtain the membership by paying some amount of cash. What are the formats of music and video downloads? Many types of files can be downloaded over the internet, but the most common files which are downloaded are music and video files. Audio formats Video formats .Mp3 .mpeg .WMA(Windows Media Audio) .AVI(Audio Video interleave) .RA(Read Audio) .WMV(Windows Media Video) .QTA(Quick Time Audio) .movie(Quick time video files) .ogg vorbis .RM(Real Media) How to download music or videos from an online store? First we have to find an online store and get registered in there. There are many online stores such as ITunes, Mvlib.com, Movielink.com and etc. Therefore we have to select one and get registered. After that we are capable of browsing through a series of music and videos. In most stores they allow us to listen to the songs for a time of 30 seconds per each song and also they have trailers for the movies. Therefore we are free to select the movies and songs we like, and then we have to add them to our "cart". Once after we purchase, the site give us a direct link, where we can download our movie audio file, we purchased. ...read more.

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