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  • The Evolution of Communication: From Journalism to Blogging to Tweeting. And Now? Meerkasting?

    Mobile and Social Media
    hilzfuld
    30 Mar 2015 | 3:57 am
    I have been thinking about this trend way before Meerkat was a thing. In fact, I believe it first occurred to me before Twitter was a thing. Now before I explain why I think the trend is clear, let me state that I do not believe that each link in this chain replaces the one that preceded it. I believe that each stage remains relevant but its relevancy decreases as the new stage enters. So let’s take a walk down memory lane. Remember websites? I kid. But really, remember traditional journalism? You know, those big sites for which journalists, real journalists would write after completing…
  • The future of security: from restrictive to cognitive

    Gigaom Search
    Logan Kleier
    24 Mar 2015 | 10:00 am
    We are on the verge of a new era of smart connected things, generating a wealth of information about ourselves and our environment.  As technology advances, security threats are increasing in…
  • NFV will revolutionise telecoms, and we won't even know

    The Inquirer
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:54 am
    How software-defined exchanges means our data will always fly
  • Google’s “free but ad supported” Challenge

    Tech.pinions - Perspective, Insight, Analysis
    Ben Bajarin
    31 Mar 2015 | 1:00 am
    I can’t begin to tell you how many conversations I have had about Google with nearly every one of my firm’s clients. Many of our clients in the hardware business rely (depend) on either Google… This content is for Insider Monthly, Insider Yearly, Free Trial, Insider Yearly and Insider Monthly members only. Visit the site and log in/register to read.
  • I remember struggling with Recursion when I was fi...

    Virtual Species
    24 Mar 2015 | 6:41 am
    I remember struggling withRecursion when I was first starting out. Very well explained. Keep up the goodwork!
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  • Perceptive perfume smells stronger the more you sweat

    Darren Quick
    1 Apr 2015 | 11:15 pm
    In potentially good news for the noses of gymnasium employees and commuters crammed into packed train carriages on hot summer days, scientists at Queen's University, Belfast claim to have developed the world's first perfume delivery system that releases more aroma the more a person sweats... Continue Reading Perceptive perfume smells stronger the more you sweat Section: Good Thinking Tags: Aroma, Fragrance, Odor, Queens University Belfast, Scent, Smell Related Articles: 'Perfumery radar' objectively quantifies scents Queen's University Belfast to create world's largest flat-pack bridge Gel…
  • Unpowered ankle exoskeleton takes a load off calf muscles to improve walking efficiency

    Darren Quick
    1 Apr 2015 | 11:07 pm
    We might have started off in the water, but humans have evolved to be extremely efficient walkers, with a walk in the park being, well, a walk in the park. Human locomotion is so efficient that many wondered whether it was possible to reduce the energy cost of walking without the use of an external energy source. Now researchers at Carnegie Mellon and North Carolina State have provided an answer in the affirmative with the development of an unpowered ankle exoskeleton... Continue Reading Unpowered ankle exoskeleton takes a load off calf muscles to improve walking efficiency Section: Health…
  • Samsung Galaxy S6: Early impressions

    Will Shanklin
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:40 pm
    The Galaxy S6 is Samsung's most aggressive step forward yet in the mobile space. Though we aren't ready to publish our full review, we have some early thoughts on our experience of using the GS6... Continue Reading Samsung Galaxy S6: Early impressions Section: Mobile Technology Tags: Samsung, Samsung Galaxy S6, Smartphones Related Articles: In pictures: Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge and HTC One M9 Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge bring metal and glass (and much more) to the flagship lineup Samsung unveils a new line of mid-range Galaxy Tabs Samsung teases shadowy Galaxy S4 image…
  • Texchange system moves the motor out of the electric vehicle

    Ben Coxworth
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:01 pm
    There are already concepts that would see electric vehicles draw power from cables in the road, thus freeing those vehicles up from lugging around heavy batteries. British firm Texchange, however, is going a step farther – it's developing a system where the motor is in the "road," too. .. Continue Reading Texchange system moves the motor out of the electric vehicle Section: Science Tags: Electric Vehicles, Energy-efficient, Magnetic, Mining Related Articles: Höganäs unveils lightweight electric bicycle motor Third generation electric smart car and first generation smart electric bike set…
  • History that Moves: Automotive excellence through the ages

    Scott Collie
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:25 pm
    It's safe to say that motoring has changed a bit since the early 1900s. Modern cars are more luxurious, cheaper and safer than ever – a fact that we often take for granted. Gizmag was recently given the chance to chart the progression of motoring at the Australian Motoring Festival, where we saw everything from the motorized marvels of the late 1800s through to today's luxurious chariots... Continue Reading History that Moves: Automotive excellence through the ages Section: Automotive Tags: Australia, Australian Motoring Festival, Automotive, Gullwing, History Related Articles: Ferrari…
 
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  • Apple, Inc to darken the sun in 2017

    danieleran
    1 Apr 2015 | 12:01 am
    Daniel Eran Dilger Apple’s increasing reliance on solar energy to power its data centers and other facilities will coincide with an extensive darkening of the sun in the United States within two years, scientists say. The company has hinted at such plans in its coded marketing messages ever since it began taking over the smartphone […]
  • Inside iCloud: Apple Inc has quietly doubled its Reno, Nevada data center site

    danieleran
    29 Mar 2015 | 11:53 am
    Apple has greatly expanded its data center near Reno, Nev., about four hours east of Silicon Valley. However, it appears that the company’s aggressive growth in iCloud server capacity is only just getting started, with massive room for expansion surrounding the facilities. The initial facilities at Apple’s data center within the new Reno Technology Park […]
  • Site cleared for Apple’s new flagship retail store at San Francisco’s Union Square

    danieleran
    24 Mar 2015 | 3:21 pm
    Daniel Eran Dilger Apple’s efforts to build a large new flagship store at Union Square in San Francisco have nearly completed the demolition of the existing building on the site, where little remains apart from a concrete foundation, steps and a folk art fountain that will be relocated as part of the construction project. . […]
  • Apple Inc Campus 2 Spaceship Ring tops out cafeteria segment (video)

    danieleran
    21 Mar 2015 | 3:57 pm
    Daniel Eran Dilger The grand, expansive dining area portal of the center “Spaceship” Ring in Apple’s Campus 2 mega-project has reached its ceiling, with a steel structure now only barely visible over the construction barrier from the street, but clearly discernible from the air. Apple Campus 2 Gates, from the street . The current view […]
  • Inside Greater China: An exclusive look at Apple in Shenzhen

    danieleran
    19 Mar 2015 | 3:59 pm
    Daniel Eran Dilger Apple has singled out Greater China–including mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan–as a primary growth center. AppleInsider took a trip to learn more, starting with a week exploring Taiwan followed by a week in Hong Kong and a week in Guangdong Province in the People’s Republic of China. Futian District, Shenzhen. River […]
 
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    WIRED

  • Here’s How Much Water California Needs to Save This Year

    Nick Stockton
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:56 pm
    California's new rules will save the state almost 500 billion gallons in the next nine months. What does that amount of water look like? The post Here’s How Much Water California Needs to Save This Year appeared first on WIRED.
  • Photos: Astronomers Find Hundreds of Baby Galaxy Clusters

    Marcus Woo
    1 Apr 2015 | 2:31 pm
    Astronomers have found the biggest bunch of young galaxy clusters ever, and studying them could help us understand how they get born in the first place. The post Photos: Astronomers Find Hundreds of Baby Galaxy Clusters appeared first on WIRED.
  • Cadillac Thinks Its ‘Ultra-Luxe’ Sedan Can Take on Mercedes

    Jordan Golson
    1 Apr 2015 | 2:29 pm
    The gorgeous 2016 Cadillac CT6 is a new top-of-the-line sedan meant to take the luxury fight right to BMW and Mercedes-Benz. The post Cadillac Thinks Its ‘Ultra-Luxe’ Sedan Can Take on Mercedes appeared first on WIRED.
  • Silk Road Boss’ First Murder-for-Hire Was His Mentor’s Idea

    Andy Greenberg
    1 Apr 2015 | 2:00 pm
    A newly revealed chat log shows it was not the creator of the Silk Road who first suggested enlisting the services of a hit man, but rather his top advisor and mentor. The post Silk Road Boss’ First Murder-for-Hire Was His Mentor’s Idea appeared first on WIRED.
  • The Top 15 Spots to Play Pac-Man in Google Maps

    Tim Moynihan
    1 Apr 2015 | 12:40 pm
    The Google Maps Pac-Man game is one of the best easter eggs in internet history. Here are the weirdest and wildest spots to play in the WIRED universe. The post The Top 15 Spots to Play Pac-Man in Google Maps appeared first on WIRED.
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  • No Way But Nauru

    1 Apr 2015 | 10:18 pm
    The tiny island nation of Nauru, an eight-square-mile speck of land in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, was once one of the richest countries in the world, with a phosphate industry accounting for 80% of its economy. But around the year 2000, everything changed.
  • Renegades Of Junk: The Rise And Fall Of The Drexel Empire

    1 Apr 2015 | 9:15 pm
    The tale of Drexel Burnham Lambert's unlikely rise, gargantuan heights, and calamitous fall is the story of Wall Street.
  • Battle Of The Nobel Laureates

    1 Apr 2015 | 8:12 pm
    Einstein & Schrödinger’s quest for a unified theory led to a titanic clash.
  • 'Unquestionable Greed' — The Startup CEO Who Stole $765k From His Friends

    1 Apr 2015 | 8:12 pm
    Jon Mills had moved to California five years ago with a dream to hit it big in Silicon Valley. The company he founded, Motionloft, uses small sensors to perform analytics on in-store foot traffic. Everything worked. The company continues to succeed, and celebrity venture capitalist Mark Cuban remains its sole investor. But that success wasn't enough.
  • The Man Who's Always On The Bus

    1 Apr 2015 | 8:12 pm
    Heathrow airport is pretty empty at 2 am. One of the few people around is a man waiting for a bus. It's part of his nightly ritual as he seeks shelter on London's network of night buses.
 
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    Holy Kaw!

  • What’s in a logo? [infographic]

    Kate Rinsema
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:45 pm
    Before my daughter could recognize her ABC's, she could name many of the car logos on the road, and that's because somebody did their branding job extremely well. Discover the story behind the most recognized automaker brands in this infographic from Woodstock Motors. The post What’s in a logo? [infographic] appeared first on Holy Kaw!.
  • Florida father pulls son’s tooth with a sports car [video]

    Josh Urich
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:00 pm
    This Florida father is either a genius or a doofus. Watch as he uses his Camaro to pull his son's tooth out. It's surprisingly tense watching. The post Florida father pulls son’s tooth with a sports car [video] appeared first on Holy Kaw!.
  • Diver holds off 12-foot shark [video]

    Kate Rinsema
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:42 pm
    It looked like a good day when this diver off Hawaii speared a giant Ulua, even though his weapon of choice had bent. The problem was, he wasn't the only one thrilled with his catch. The post Diver holds off 12-foot shark [video] appeared first on Holy Kaw!.
  • Living with Muscular Dystrophy [video]

    Josh Urich
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:00 pm
    Muscular Dystrophy is a group of diseases which, essentially, weaken and kill muscles. In this short video, you hear from Shane Burcaw, who suffers from a particularly devastating form of MD. His story is pure inspiration. Not only does he keep up his hope, but he also raises money for others with the disease. The post Living with Muscular Dystrophy [video] appeared first on Holy Kaw!.
  • How to make the best ice cream cookie sandwich ever [video]

    Josh Urich
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:00 pm
    These are the simplest and most delicious ice cream cookie sandwiches on the planet. All you need is some cookie dough, ice cream, and if you want to go crazy, Nutella. After two hours in the freezer, you're set. The post How to make the best ice cream cookie sandwich ever [video] appeared first on Holy Kaw!.
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  • Welcome back, Death Cab.

    1 Apr 2015 | 8:14 am
    Welcome back, Death Cab.
  • "Here’s what I would say: I spent a decade of my life, spending around seven hours a day in..."

    1 Apr 2015 | 6:01 am
    “Here’s what I would say: I spent a decade of my life, spending around seven hours a day in intimate conversation with around 70,000 to 100,000 people every day. And inevitably, for those seven hours or more, I was not spending time with any actual human being, with a face and a body and a mind and a soul.” - Andrew Sullivan on why he quit blogging — he says it nearly killed him.
  • "Yes, but people didn’t realize they had to have an iPod, and they really didn’t realize they had to..."

    1 Apr 2015 | 4:25 am
    “Yes, but people didn’t realize they had to have an iPod, and they really didn’t realize they had to have the iPhone. And the iPad was totally panned. Critics asked, ‘Why do you need this?’ Honestly, I don’t think anything revolutionary that we have done was predicted to be a hit when released. It was only in retrospect that people could see its value. Maybe this will be received the same way.” - Tim Cook on the Apple Watch.
  • "I was pretty focused on myself."

    1 Apr 2015 | 3:40 am
    "I was pretty focused on myself.": Jon Hamm, looking back on Don Draper’s famous Carousel pitch from “The Wheel” episode in Mad Men’s first season:“It was the end of the first season, and the show hadn’t been picked up [for Season 2]. We didn’t know if anybody was going to watch it. We wondered if that was going to be the end of the series. It’s an important moment in the development of the character, where people go, ‘Oh, this guy’s not just a sweet-talking guy in a fancy suit. He’s a soulful person.’ It was beautifully shot. We didn’t really want to use a working…
  • Nintendo’s 1-Up

    31 Mar 2015 | 8:48 am
    Nintendo’s 1-Up
 
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    Slashdot

  • Amazon Moves "Buy Now" Into the Physical World, With the Dash Button

    samzenpus
    1 Apr 2015 | 9:23 pm
    Zothecula writes The Amazon Dash Button is a small device that you can stick to walls or a variety of household appliances. Each button is associated with a certain brand or product, and when you set it up (via smartphone) you associate the button with a specific size or quantity (like, say, two 12-packs of Starbucks K-cups or one 2-pack of 50 oz. Tide detergent) and shipping speed. When you start to get low on said product, mash the button and Amazon takes care of the rest.Read more of this story at Slashdot.
  • Verizon Subscribers Can Now Opt Out of "Supercookies"

    samzenpus
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:01 pm
    itwbennett writes Verizon said in January that it would allow subscribers to opt out of having a unique identifier placed on their phones that critics have labelled a "supercookie" because it's almost impossible to remove, but it didn't say when. On Tuesday, Verizon said the identifier won't be inserted for customers who opt out of its mobile advertising program: "Verizon Wireless has updated its systems so that we will stop inserting the UIDH after a customer opts out of the relevant mobile advertising program or activates a line that is ineligible for the advertising program, such as as a…
  • Obama Authorizes Penalties For Foreign Cyber Attackers

    samzenpus
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:11 pm
    An anonymous reader writes President Barack Obama has today signed an executive order extending the U.S. administration's power to respond to malicious cyberattacks and espionage campaigns. The order enforces financial sanctions on foreign hackers who action attacks against American businesses, institutions and citizens. It will enable the secretary of the Treasury, along with the attorney general and secretary of State, to inflict penalties on cyber criminals behind hacking attacks which "create a significant threat to U.S. national security, foreign policy or economic health or financial…
  • Ask Slashdot: Identifying a Stolen Car Using Police Camera Databases?

    samzenpus
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:31 pm
    Dear Slashdot: First, some background. I have been "between schools" for some time, but have recently entered a training program that could at least potentially turn into a lucrative career. The work involves investigating, torture testing, and sometimes bypassing various automotive sub-systems, primarily car ignition, security and other embedded systems, for clients who are often surprised just how fragile these systems can be. The pay is minimal while I'm something more like an intern than a full-time employee, but that's OK -- I figure these skills will stand me in good stead. Now, my…
  • Rare Ideopathic Encephaly Tied to Higher IQ, Not Lower

    samzenpus
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:46 pm
    Timothy writes Cranial deformation is commonly linked to brain dysfunction; it is one of the most common serious conditions affecting fetal growth. Multiple factors are involved, but in nearly every case on record the result is debilitating; stillbirth or neonatal death are common. A mutation, though, has been observed among members of a New Jersey family which represents a rare case of heritable encephaly tied not to dysfunction, but to higher-than-average intelligence, and with no evident negative health consequences. Donald R. DeCicco (not his real name) and his wife Prymaat of Paramus,…
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    Tech.pinions - Perspective, Insight, Analysis

  • Meerkat, Periscope, and Hope

    Steve Wildstrom
    1 Apr 2015 | 1:00 am
    I’ll give Ben Rubin some credit. Ready to launch his product and with a upcoming rival from Twitter breathing down his neck, the CEO of Meerkat launched the product in time for South by Southwest’s technology segment. SXSW, loaded with hundreds of tech reporters with little to do but eat and drink, is a great place to release a new product, especially one that offers lots of novelty. It got what it wanted. As Casey Newton declared on The Verge: The live-streaming app built from the ashes of a stagnant app named Yevvo took Austin by storm this year. Festival-goers used it to…
  • The Good, the Great and the Ugly of Meerkat and Periscope

    Tim Bajarin
    1 Apr 2015 | 1:00 am
    Two new applications, Meerkat and Periscope, are poised to perhaps be the next app that has a domino effect on our digital world. Both apps are designed to deliver real time video streaming of one… This content is for Insider Monthly, Insider Yearly, Free Trial, Insider Yearly and Insider Monthly members only. Visit the site and log in/register to read.
  • Riding the High-Res Tidal Wave

    Bob O'Donnell
    31 Mar 2015 | 1:00 am
    Yesterday’s re-launch of the Jay Z-owned Tidal music streaming service was notable on several fronts. As has been widely discussed, music streaming services have come to the fore over the last several years, thanks to the popularity of Pandora, Spotify and other web-delivered models that let consumers get a wide sampling of music in a more convenient manner than the purchase-and-download model first popularized by Apple’s iTunes. Arguably, one of the more interesting aspects of the announcement was the bringing together of numerous high profile artists, not only to support the service,…
  • Google’s “free but ad supported” Challenge

    Ben Bajarin
    31 Mar 2015 | 1:00 am
    I can’t begin to tell you how many conversations I have had about Google with nearly every one of my firm’s clients. Many of our clients in the hardware business rely (depend) on either Google… This content is for Insider Monthly, Insider Yearly, Free Trial, Insider Yearly and Insider Monthly members only. Visit the site and log in/register to read.
  • The Future of the Tablet is on Display in Ohio

    Ben Bajarin
    30 Mar 2015 | 1:36 am
    What if I told you, the future role of the tablet is on display in Ohio? That is exactly where I have found a showcase example of where I see tablets going in the future. There is a narrative around tablets the growth is over. I don’t subscribe to this narrative. However, I also think what many initially believed the role of the tablet (as a replacement computer) was going to be is not the area where I am optimistic of its growth. In this post for insiders (which I’ve made free for the purpose of this column so feel free to read it), I explained how I see the role of the tablet…
 
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    Notebooks.com

  • Why You Shouldn’t Download Windows 10 Right Now

    Travis Pope
    29 Mar 2015 | 11:13 am
    Why You Shouldn’t Download Windows 10 Right Now is a post by Travis Pope from Notebooks.com. Microsoft has spent relatively half of a year discussing its upcoming Windows 10 operating system. In... This is a summary. Please visit Notebooks.com for the full article.
  • 5 Best Windows Notebooks in 2015

    Travis Pope
    22 Mar 2015 | 8:40 am
    5 Best Windows Notebooks in 2015 is a post by Travis Pope from Notebooks.com. Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 operating system delivered a lot of new features for form factors we just hadn’t seen before.... This is a summary. Please visit Notebooks.com for the full article.
  • Acer C910 Chromebook: 15-inch Chromebook Core i5

    Kevin Purcell
    20 Mar 2015 | 2:02 pm
    Acer C910 Chromebook: 15-inch Chromebook Core i5 is a post by Kevin Purcell from Notebooks.com. Acer just announced a new version of the 15-inch Acer C910 Chromebook with an Intel Core i5 processor.... This is a summary. Please visit Notebooks.com for the full article.
  • 2015 MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Refresh: What’s New

    Kevin Purcell
    10 Mar 2015 | 1:25 pm
    2015 MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Refresh: What’s New is a post by Kevin Purcell from Notebooks.com. At their press event on Monday, March 9, Apple unveiled a new 2015 MacBook Air and 13-inch... This is a summary. Please visit Notebooks.com for the full article.
  • New Apple MacBook: 5 Features that Make It Special

    Kevin Purcell
    10 Mar 2015 | 1:20 pm
    New Apple MacBook: 5 Features that Make It Special is a post by Kevin Purcell from Notebooks.com. Apple announced a new MacBook with an extremely thin design and three colors to go with some average... This is a summary. Please visit Notebooks.com for the full article.
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  • Four Advantages to Solar Installation

    1 Apr 2015 | 3:08 pm
    Do you have a lot of sunny days without interruption by clouds and rain? You may be in the market for solar installation. These amazing panels can reduce energy costs as much as $ 0. In fact, you may be able to generate passive income. Also, when it comes to preserving the environment, natural ways of energy production are much better. So why should you consider this drastic move? 1. Save money on your electric bill Whether you choose to install a panel or more, you will see immediate savings on their utility bills. Of course, you will have to shell out some cash to get the installed panels,…
  • The Benefits and Drawbacks of Solar Power

    1 Apr 2015 | 6:12 am
    Solar energy is one of the best environmental choices in the energy sector, which is accessible to all. This energy source will exist as long as the earth. However, you must determine if it is not financially prudent spending money on this source of alternative energy resources. These tips can help you in your journey to the use of solar energy. Routine care ensures solar accessories work correctly. Panels surfaces should be cleaned and all equipment must be inspected. You save more if you do it by yourself, although you may want an expert to do it. You need a reliable way to keep the energy…
  • Solar Light – Your Questions, Answered

    31 Mar 2015 | 2:03 pm
    There are fantastic ways to save money, use less electricity and be more energy conscious. You can make a difference by learning all about solar lights. If you’re tired of feeling like your questions about solar lights are never answered correctly then you should continue reading. Solar lights are a great way to brighten your home and stay green. There is a huge amount of pressure to protect the world and reduce the carbon footprint added daily. Ignoring the ways you can do this is not an excuse. There are so many ways to change your lifestyle and live a greener life. One of those ways…
  • Portable Solar Panels – Tips To Buy The Right One

    31 Mar 2015 | 4:56 am
    The clean energy industry is a booming market in recent times, when the protection of the environment seems to be a priority for all. Solar energy has long been accepted as the best source for the safest and efficient energy that humans produce electricity for our consumption needs. Most countries are opting for this system for the manufacture and sale of electricity on a commercial scale. The same applies to the utility of this form of energy at the individual level. More and more people are turning to solar power for your portable power needs. Solar panels are a great product to help match…
  • Three important Benefits of Solar Panels

    30 Mar 2015 | 12:49 pm
    Since awareness about global warming, people have become more open to the idea of ​​finding renewable energy sources to mitigate environmental problems in the world today. Among the renewable sources of proposals was the use of solar panels, which has gained popularity in recent years with both residential and commercial spaces. In fact, there are significant benefits of using this type of energy production system, but some also stressed the disadvantages. In general, however, experts agree that the benefits outweigh the disadvantages. Some of the most notable benefits of using this type…
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    Tech Talk

  • TECH TALK

    1 Apr 2015 | 9:00 pm
    Amazon is introducing Dash Buttons. Little buttons you can put around your house to instantly order supplies like laundry detergent or diapers. Now it's even easier than ever to spend your money at Amazon. The story is today's TECH TALK. (Magid, self-ID)
  • TECH TALK

    31 Mar 2015 | 9:00 pm
    Google and several hardware makers have announced new Chromebooks starting at $149. The story is today's TECH TALK. (Magid, self-ID)
  • TECH TALK

    30 Mar 2015 | 9:00 pm
    Amazon is now offering home installation services when you buy wall mounted TVs, home appliances and other devices that require installation. The story is today's TECH TALK. (Magid, self-ID)
  • TECH TALK

    29 Mar 2015 | 9:00 pm
    The Wall Street Journal reports that Google is working with Johnson and Johnson to develop surgical robots -- Google's latest foray into medical technology. The story is today's TECH TALK. (Magid, self-ID)
  • TECH TALK

    26 Mar 2015 | 9:00 pm
    TECH TALK visited Ask.fm, a website and app which has seen its share of bullying. But the company was recently acquired by Ask.com and is striving to clean up its act.(Magid, self-ID)
 
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    TechCrunch

  • Community-Based Car Rental Service Drivy Grabs Another $8.6 Million, Acquires Buzzcar

    Romain Dillet
    1 Apr 2015 | 10:00 pm
     French startup Drivy raised $8.6 million (€8 million) from Bpifrance, Via-ID as well as existing investors Index Ventures and Alven Capital. The company is also acquiring its smaller competitor Buzzcar for an undisclosed amount. As a reminder, Drivy lets you rent a car from anyone, usually for less than what it would cost you in a brick and mortar car rental agency. In addition to spending… Read More
  • Mobile Authentication Startup Toopher Acquired By Salesforce

    Catherine Shu
    1 Apr 2015 | 8:52 pm
     Cloud computing giant Salesforce has acquired Toopher, an Austin, Texas based security software startup. The news was announced on Toopher’s site and confirmed to TechCrunch by Salesforce. Terms of the deal were undisclosed. According to Toopher’s post, the company has stopped selling its products as its team prepares to join Salesforce. Read More
  • Line Renews Its IPO Application, But May Not List This Year

    Catherine Shu
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:51 pm
     Messaging app Line has renewed its paperwork for an initial public offering on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, but that doesn’t mean it will list this year. A spokesperson told TechCrunch “there have been no decisions made in regards to the IPO at this point in time. We have no further comments.” Read More
  • Let’s Make ‘Off The Grid’ A Thing Of The Past

    Chris Wake
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:00 pm
     We live in a world where there are nearly as many cell phone subscriptions as people on earth, where we can instantly see a real time view of streets or buildings halfway across the planet, and where our TVs, homes, and cars get smarter by the day. The level of connectivity that we currently enjoy could barely have been imagined even a decade ago, and yet the reality is that even today we… Read More
  • Former Motionloft CEO Jon Mills Sentenced To 24 Months In Prison For Wire Fraud

    Sarah Buhr
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:30 pm
     Founder and former Motionloft CEO Jon Mills has been found guilty on two counts of wire fraud, and ordered to serve 24 months in jail. In addition, he was ordered to pay $6,000 in fines and to pay restitution to his victims in the amount of $572,039. Read More
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    Mobile and Social Media

  • The Evolution of Communication: From Journalism to Blogging to Tweeting. And Now? Meerkasting?

    hilzfuld
    30 Mar 2015 | 3:57 am
    I have been thinking about this trend way before Meerkat was a thing. In fact, I believe it first occurred to me before Twitter was a thing. Now before I explain why I think the trend is clear, let me state that I do not believe that each link in this chain replaces the one that preceded it. I believe that each stage remains relevant but its relevancy decreases as the new stage enters. So let’s take a walk down memory lane. Remember websites? I kid. But really, remember traditional journalism? You know, those big sites for which journalists, real journalists would write after completing…
  • Entrepreneurs: It is Officially No Longer Acceptable to Say These Four Words

    hilzfuld
    23 Mar 2015 | 12:27 am
    By: Hillel Fuld (@hilzfuld) There are many advantages to having an active blog. In fact, I wrote a whole post about why everyone should blog. Branding, traffic, relationships, and so many other reasons people should be generating content of some sort on a regular basis. Over the years however, I discovered one more perk of blogging. Whenever something annoying happens in my world and I notice it is happening consistently, instead of addressing the issue each time, I try to write about it and send that post to the next person who does it. Ok, that sounds totally cryptic. Here are a few…
  • An Interview with the Legendary Mark Suster about Investing, Israel, and the Internet of Things

    hilzfuld
    17 Mar 2015 | 10:13 am
    Ok, listen, I have done my fair share of legendary interviews. From Om to Woz to Alyssa to Vic to Andreessen, and many many more! Twitter has been monumental in helping me form amazing relationships across the globe and I have zero intention of slowing down. Zuck and Marissa, I am looking at you. I will let you choose who goes first. Anyway, some amazing interviews over the years but this one, this one has a special place in my heart. Honestly, I have been following Mark on Twitter for as long as I can remember and just quietly learning from the man daily for years. There are some people…
  • How to Cope with the Insanely Saturated Social Landscape when Trying to Build a Business

    hilzfuld
    16 Mar 2015 | 1:50 am
    If you are active on the social web, surely, you get this question a few times a week, at the very least. “How do you find the time to be everywhere? I mean there are so many platforms out there and you seem to be active on all of them. How do you balance it all?” Truth be told, the social landscape is a little bit out of control. Every week, there is some new app that marketers will tell you, you have to pay attention to if you want to build your brand. First it was just Facebook, then how could you possibly not be on Twitter? Then Linkedin entered the content marketing space? Then…
  • Meerkat, the Israeli Live Streaming App that’s Shaking up the Social Web Explained in 12 Tweets

    hilzfuld
    13 Mar 2015 | 4:29 am
    If you have not heard of Meerkat, I have one question for you. How are we even friends? I kid, I kid (partially). But seriously, I have not seen this much buzz about an app since the last Israeli internet sensation, Yo. Want to know what viral looks like? Search #Meerkat on Twitter. You’re lookin at it. — Hillel Fuld (@HilzFuld) March 12, 2015 So what is this Meerkat thing that literally everyone who works in tech is obsessed with? It is a mobile app that lets you go live, as in live video in literally one tap. Once you hit that Stream button, the app automatically tweets for you letting…
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    Mashable

  • World's oldest person wants Obama to attend her 117th birthday

    The Associated Press
    1 Apr 2015 | 9:25 pm
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas woman who became the world's oldest person Wednesday wants President Barack Obama to attend her 117th birthday party this Fourth of July. At 116, Gertrude Weaver was already the oldest person in America. With the death of 117-year-old Misao Okawa in Japan, Weaver became the world's oldest person, according to the Los Angeles-based Gerontology Research Group, which tracks supercentenarians. The Guinness Book of World Records still must make the final call, said Robert Moore, director of the research group's supercentenarians program. See also: Teen Breaks…
  • 4 ways to make your company culture a major recruiting asset

    Adam Foroughi
    1 Apr 2015 | 9:02 pm
    This article is part of DBA, a new series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital and management. In a competitive hiring environment like Silicon Valley, prospective employees have extraordinary leverage in considering opportunities Aside from the standard perks, they want to work in a happy, productive and respectful setting. Good pay is nice, but not if it comes at the expense of work-life balance, inspiring projects and a boss who treats you well See also: 3 Signs an Employee Is Headed for the Door - And What to Do Next…
  • Osmo is an addictively fun iPad edutainment toy that isn't just for kids

    Raymond Wong
    1 Apr 2015 | 9:01 pm
    I've said it before and I'll say it again: Kids these days have it so good. When I was a kid, we didn't have iPads. The closest thing to drawing on a tablet was using the Magna Doodle. To learn how to draw, we found a picture from a book or a magazine and used tracing paper. To play word games like hangman, we used paper and pencil. Playing with puzzle blocks meant using your imagination to create shapes and objects. See also: 10 iOS-Friendly Toys for Kids Sure, video games existed, but they were expensive and many weren't educational by any means. Tangible Play's Osmo is a gaming/learning…
  • New Zealand says screw you Netflix, we created our own service Nitflux

    Jenni Ryall
    1 Apr 2015 | 8:40 pm
    "Oh hey there, bro, do you like watching video?" This is the service you've been waiting for New Zealand has been left out in the cold for far too long. The rest of the world gets all the new tech, while the land of the long white cloud is left ridiculed. See also: Airbnb to let a football fan sleep at the Sydney Cricket Ground Such is the case with the recent arrival of Netflix in the Australia-New Zealand region, after a wait that felt like decades. It was the final straw, our kiwi brothers just couldn't take the snobbery anymore. They have taken matters into their own hands and released…
  • Artisanal Spam finally arrives in Brooklyn

    Brian Koerber
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:50 pm
    BROOKLYN — The hipster gods have finally answered your prayers. Spam — the canned ham — has joined the foodie scene in the overpriced and unusually dirty neighborhood of Bushwick Instead of suffering down regular canned Spam, Woodrow Van Dern and his culinary partner Kimbee have teamed up to create Spam Bushwick, the first artisanal Spam Spam Bushwick has introduced two exciting new flavors at their launch: Lemongrass Coconut Oil and Sriracha Pickles. However, the team is constantly thinking up new flavors, citing inspiration as their first ingredient in every can. It didn't…
 
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  • Epic Awards One Of Three Unreal Dev Grants To Makers Of Net Neutrality Game

    Timothy Geigner
    1 Apr 2015 | 9:09 pm
    It's been a unique experience for me as a Techdirt writer, one who does not delve into the net neutrality debates and posts very often, to watch the effect the wider coverage about net neutrality has had on the general public. Without being scientific about it, there are certain markers for story penetration I notice and have noticed specifically when it comes to net neutrality. For instance, a couple of months ago, my father called me up with a simple question: "What should my position be on net neutrality?" The question itself isn't generally useful, but the simple fact that a grandfather…
  • DailyDirt: Drifting Around In A Car For Fun

    Michael Ho
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:00 pm
    April Fool's day is fun for some people -- and annoying for others. John Oliver thinks pranks are terrible, and he's gotten some people to make a no-pranks pledge. But for folks who like to waste time and smirk at the discomfort at others, here are a couple videos to watch featuring cars and some crazy driving. Driving instructors probably have more than their share of scary moments in a car, so why not prank them on their first day on the job? Professional driver Leona Chin pretended to be an incompetent driver for a bit, then pulled into a closed parking lot and took the car for a real…
  • NYPD Claims It Can't Find 'Widely-Circulated' Memo That Cut Off Press Access To Precinct Crime Blotters

    Tim Cushing
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:48 pm
    MuckRock is again reporting on a mysteriously missing document -- one that was previously acknowledged to exist but come public records request time, simply can't be found. A couple of months ago, it was the FBI claiming that a Drone Impact Assessment it had previously "released" in response to an FOIA request (read: redacted in full) suddenly couldn't be located. Now, it's the gold standard of Freedom of Information obfuscation -- the New York Police Department -- claiming the same thing. In December 2013, the NYPD ordered its 77 precinct commanders to route reporters’ requests for…
  • State Legislators Pushing Bills To Shield Police Officers From Their Own Body Camera Recordings

    Tim Cushing
    1 Apr 2015 | 2:35 pm
    Police accountability remains a major concern. Lawsuits alleging improper police conduct are filed seemingly nonstop. The Department of Justice continues to investigate police department after police department for a variety of civil rights violations. More and more police departments are equipping body cameras on their officers in hopes of trimming down the number of complaints and lawsuits filed against them. Meanwhile, the public has taken police accountability into its own hands, thanks to the steady march of technology -- which has put a portable phone in almost every person's hands, and…
  • Unpatentable Vegetables Are Now Patentable In Europe

    Glyn Moody
    1 Apr 2015 | 1:37 pm
    As Techdirt has reported, in the US, software patents are getting harder to obtain as the US Patent Office applies the important Alice v. CLS Bank ruling from the Supreme Court. In Europe, "programs for computers" are explicitly excluded from patentability according to Article 52 of the European Patent Convention -- but "only to the extent to which a European patent application or European patent relates to such subject-matter or activities as such." That cunningly opaque distinction between "programs for computers" and "programs for computers as such" has allowed thousands of patents for the…
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    The Register

  • Is this what a death throe for Windows XP looks like?

    Simon Sharwood
    1 Apr 2015 | 11:32 pm
    Abandoned OS takes deepest market share dip for ages It's the first of the month (US time), so off we go to Netmarketshare and Statcounter to see what operating systems are getting a run on the world's desktop computers.…
  • V&A Museum shows Guardian's destroyed MacBook as ART

    Alexander J Martin
    1 Apr 2015 | 11:02 pm
    Unremarkable trashed laptop brings hint of spy caper buffoonery to privacy exhibition The remains of computer hardware which had contained the Guardian's London trove of Snowden documents – and which was destroyed on the rather spiteful demands of GCHQ personnel – have gone on display at the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum.…
  • Energy utilities targeted by Office-spawned recon attack tool

    Darren Pauli
    1 Apr 2015 | 10:28 pm
    Yet another reason Excel is evil, and yet another reason to get up to date on patches Malware writers are targeting international energy utilities with a new trojan that creates beachheads to enable subsequent more advanced attacks.…
  • Boring fixed 'net users still dominate Oz market

    Richard Chirgwin
    1 Apr 2015 | 10:24 pm
    Mobile catching up fast … no, actually it's NOT By now it must be obvious that Australia's mobile data allowances are laughable: in the last quarter of 2014, year-on-year growth in fixed broadband downloads outpaced total mobile downloads by nearly 3:1.…
  • UCLA trumpets supercapacitor for wearables or implants

    Richard Chirgwin
    1 Apr 2015 | 9:55 pm
    Almost as good as a battery, says graphene-burning boffin A hybrid supercapacitor out of UCLA Berkeley has got the uni's boffins excited, since they claim they've achieved high energy density but in a thinner-than-paper package.…
 
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    Digital Trends

  • Retro details give Nikon’s 1 J5 a grown-up look to match its grown-up specs

    Les Shu
    1 Apr 2015 | 9:16 pm
    With a sophisticated retro look and enhanced specs, Nikon has made its Nikon 1 J-series a more serious camera. The new J5 has a new back-illuminated sensor for improved low-light performance, and a speedier image processor. The post Retro details give Nikon’s 1 J5 a grown-up look to match its grown-up specs appeared first on Digital Trends.
  • Early MacBook benchmarks show performance well behind Pro, Air

    Matt Smith
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:04 pm
    A pair of GeekBench results for the base model MacBook have appeared online, and the figures don't speak favorably for the performance of Apple's upcoming notebook. The post Early MacBook benchmarks show performance well behind Pro, Air appeared first on Digital Trends.
  • Couch bound? Here are our favorite shows currently streaming on Netflix

    Digital Trends Staff
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:45 pm
    Looking for a new show to watch? Check out DT's tightly-curated list of the Best Netflix Instant TV shows to find your next addiction! The post Couch bound? Here are our favorite shows currently streaming on Netflix appeared first on Digital Trends.
  • Harrison Ford home and recovering well after California plane crash (Update)

    Trevor Mogg
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:15 pm
    Harrison Ford is at home and recovering well after being injured when the single-engine plane he was piloting crash landed on an LA golf course on March 5 due to mechanical failure. The post Harrison Ford home and recovering well after California plane crash (Update) appeared first on Digital Trends.
  • Short film shows off cinematic capabilities of Panasonic 4K cameras

    Enid Burns
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:15 pm
    Filmmaker Michael Grecco used three Panasonic 4K cameras to produce a video that's cinema quality. The products include an action cam and a Micro Four Thirds mirrors camera. The post Short film shows off cinematic capabilities of Panasonic 4K cameras appeared first on Digital Trends.
 
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    Lifehacker

  • The Jagged Desktop

    Alan Henry
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:00 pm
    Sharp points and angles are the theme of Mahmoud’s desktop, and while it’s certainly dramatic, we also love the way he’s customized it to fit his style and his workflow. Here’s how he set everything up. Read more...
  • “Out to Eat with Kids” Shows You Where and When Kids Eat Free

    Heather Yamada-Hosley
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:00 pm
    Web/iOS/Android: Out to Eat with Kids is a new mobile app that helps you find deals on meals for children at restaurants near you. Read more...
  • One in ten Americans takes an anti-depressant drug like Zoloft or Prozac.

    Whitson Gordon
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:16 pm
    One in ten Americans takes an anti-depressant drug like Zoloft or Prozac. But these drugs are designed based on a theory that’s already been roundly disproven: the “chemical imbalance” theory of depression. Why haven’t our drugs kept up with the science of depression? [io9 ]Read more...
  • Why Bias Lighting Increases Your TV's Contrast and Saves Your Eyes

    Patrick Allan
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:00 pm
    Bias lighting can help reduce the eye strain caused by long exposures to TV screens and monitors in dark rooms, but it can also help make the grays and blacks on your screen seem richer.Read more...
  • Deadspin Dumber-er And Awesomer: Furious 7, Reviewed | Gawker The U.S.

    Jane-Claire Quigley
    1 Apr 2015 | 2:39 pm
    Deadspin Dumber-er And Awesomer: Furious 7, Reviewed | Gawker The U.S. Is Going to War Tomorrow at This Fancy Pacific Beach Resort | Gizmodo Finally! California Just Issued Mandatory State Water Restrictions | Jalopnik America Finally Gets The Honda Civic We've Always Wanted In The Type-R | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...
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    Gigaom Search

  • All-Flash Arrays for Primary Storage: The time is now

    Simon Bramfitt
    31 Mar 2015 | 10:00 am
    Many times faster than legacy spinning disk arrays, All Flash Arrays (AFA) have been widely adopted for demanding use cases where consistent ultra-high performance storage is needed to service the most…
  • The future of security: from restrictive to cognitive

    Logan Kleier
    24 Mar 2015 | 10:00 am
    We are on the verge of a new era of smart connected things, generating a wealth of information about ourselves and our environment.  As technology advances, security threats are increasing in…
  • Cocktail Reception

    monicabadgley
    19 Mar 2015 | 3:30 am
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    monicabadgley
    19 Mar 2015 | 3:25 am
  • Gigaom Structure Data Awards

    monicabadgley
    19 Mar 2015 | 2:45 am
    Senior Writers from the editorial team will present their selections of the best and brightest big data startups with an award and the chance to talk about how they are changing…
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    Gizmodo

  • You Can Use Philips' First Rechargeable Hue Light Anywhere You Want

    Andrew Liszewski
    1 Apr 2015 | 10:30 pm
    Philips’ Hue line of bulbs and other smartphone-controlled lighting accessories have been some of the more popular and successful home automation products of the past few years. They’re easy to setup, easy to customize, and now easy to use anywhere you need thanks to the new Philips Hue Go—which is powered by a rechargeable battery.Read more...
  • Why New York's Expensive Real Estate Is Going Crazy

    Chris Mills
    1 Apr 2015 | 10:03 pm
    Traditionally, space in skyscrapers has been the preserve of too-big-to-fail corporations and law firms with triple-barrelled names. But, as you probably realize if you’ve taken a turn round Central Park lately, the latest and greatest supertalls don’t house hedge funds — they house a different kind of wealth altogether. Read more...
  • This TRON Motorbike Is Totally Functional, And Yes, You Can Buy It

    Chris Mills
    1 Apr 2015 | 9:04 pm
    TRON: Legacy was maybe not the best film ever, but ever since it’s 2010 release, it’s spawned an entire genre of TRON-esque design — i.e. dark, glossy objects with light-up highlights. And nothing is more synonymous with TRONIism than the electric motorcycle from the film — which you can now have a chance to own. Read more...
  • Watch A Week Of Rain And Snow Across The World

    Chris Mills
    1 Apr 2015 | 8:00 pm
    The Global Precipitation Measurement Core Observatory has been up and running for a little over a year now, and the joint NASA-Japan mission is starting to yield some (totally awesome) results. Read more...
  • This Sharpener Turns Tiny Stubs Into Longer Pencils

    Andrew Liszewski
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:30 pm
    If you stop and think about it, it’s almost impossible to use an entire pencil because after repeated sharpenings you eventually end up with a tiny unusable stub. What a ripoff. There’s a solution to that problem, though. A clever new sharpener with multiple blades that lets you stack a stub onto a brand new pencil and keep using it until it’s completely gone.Read more...
 
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  • The Hue Go puts wireless lighting anywhere in your house

    Andrew Tarantola
    1 Apr 2015 | 10:30 pm
    Philips has just unveiled a mobile addition to its venerable line of programmable LED Hue bulbs. It's called the Hue Go and is basically a salad bowl of light that you can hold in your lap (because people do that apparently?) or use as an accent or s...
  • Nikon's dive into 4K starts with the 1 J5 mirrorless camera

    Edgar Alvarez
    1 Apr 2015 | 9:01 pm
    Nikon's bread-and-butter business may be its entry-level and high-end DSLRs, but the point-and-shoot and mirrorless models are equally as important to the company. This is particularly true now more than ever, as these cheaper cameras begin to lose g...
  • Duck-like US Navy drone can fly or swim to hunt submarines

    Jon Fingas
    1 Apr 2015 | 8:49 pm
    There are plenty of flying and swimming drones, but you'd ideally have both at once for sub-hunting -- you want something that can poke its head underwater, but move quickly through the air when needed. The US Navy certainly knows this. It's developi...
  • Pew: 7 percent of Americans only use their phone for internet access

    Jon Fingas
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:07 pm
    You probably lean heavily on your smartphone for internet access these days, but for some Americans it's not a nice-to-have convenience... it's their only way of getting online. Pew Research Center's latest survey estimates that 7 percent of American...
  • Daily Roundup: PlayStation originals, super intelligent AI in movies and more!

    Dave Schumaker
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:12 pm
    In today's Daily Roundup, you won't find any cheap jokes or fake stories having fun at your expense. It's all serious news and wholesome fun! Read about PlayStation's push into original programming with a new series called Powers, get the details on ...
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    TechCrunch » Gadgets

  • Another Swiss Watch Company Jumps On The Activity Tracker Train

    John Biggs
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:06 pm
     Mondaine is a Swiss watch company with a solid pedigree. Their clever watch design is based on the Swiss railways clocks created by a designer named Hans Hilfiker in 1944. It is eminently readable and was a whimsical collector’s favorite for years. Now, however, they’ve decided to add a little bit of technology to their most designer-centric watch, the Helvetica. The Helvetica… Read More
  • You Can Now Use Your Cellphone As A 3D Modeling Tool

    John Biggs
    1 Apr 2015 | 8:59 am
     Researchers have created a new technology that uses the camera and accelerometers in an average cellphone to measure real objects in 3D space. Created at Carnegie Mellon University, you can use the system to build “3D models of the world” just by waving your phone around an object or scene. The accelerometers, called inertial measurement units, roughly tell the phone’s… Read More
  • The Neobase Is Your Own Private Social Network In A Box

    Sarah Perez
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:27 am
     With the growing number of large-scale hacks and revelations of government surveillance still fresh on people’s minds, a company called Neone is introducing a way for families and friends to more privately share content, including files, photos, videos and more, with one another without having to rely on the cloud. Instead, with a piece of hardware it’s calling the Neobase… Read More
  • Trickey Is A Dinky Hardware Keyboard For Just Your Favorite Shortcuts

    Natasha Lomas
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:23 am
     Ever felt like there are too many keys on your full size keyboard when all you need to do for the next hour is press Ctrl Z? Of course you have. Trickey is a nifty little hardware project that’s aiming to fix that by letting you replace a full size USB keyboard with a dinky unit that consists of whatever keys you happen to need for that game or graphics package — in whatever… Read More
  • UberBlox Is Metal Building Block Kits For Makers

    Natasha Lomas
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:58 am
     UberBlox is a modular construction system consisting of discrete, standardized parts for making reusable metal skeletons to house your hardware project. So basically metal Lego for makers. Read More
 
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    Ubergizmo

  • Apple Reportedly Asking Content Producers To Supply Their Own Streams

    Tyler Lee
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:47 pm
    As some of you might have heard, there are rumors that Apple is looking to offer a new web TV service and according to a report from Re/code, it seems that the Cupertino company is asking content producers to provide their own streams for their shows. This is versus Apple streaming the content themselves which would no doubt be more costly for the company. That being said it doesn’t come as a complete surprise because as it stands, content providers such as Fox, CBS, Disney, and etc. all have their own streams that rely on delivery networks such as EdgeCast, so in some ways this shouldn’t…
  • Stolen iPhone Leads A Reporter To Fame And Adventure In China

    Tyler Lee
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:47 pm
    Here’s the deal, when we lose our phones we’re generally pretty bummed about it and for the most part, we resign ourselves to the fact that we’ll probably never see it again. After all in a city or country with millions of people, what are the chances of us being able to find it again, right? As it turns out that sometimes fate deals the most unexpected cards which led to Buzzfeed’s Matt Stopera becoming famous in China and embarking on what seems like an incredible journey. So this is what happened – Stopera had recently lost his iPhone at a bar and after resigning himself to…
  • 12-inch MacBook Benchmarks On Par With 2011 MacBook Air

    Tyler Lee
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:45 pm
    Last month Apple unveiled their new 12-inch MacBook and safe to say that it was designed for maximum portability and mobility, as opposed to being a powerhouse laptop, which is why when the benchmarks for the laptop made its way online, it did not come as a complete surprise to find that it isn’t as powerful as you might think it is. In fact according to the benchmarks, it turns out that the 2015 12-inch Retina MacBook is on par in terms of performance with Apple’s 2011 MacBook Air. Does that seem a bit disappointing that a 2015 laptop isn’t more powerful than one released four years…
  • LG G4 Could Come With A Dual-Mode User Interface

    Tyler Lee
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:49 pm
    Using a new phone with a new UI or a new platform can be a bit intimidating for some users as they might feel overwhelmed with the icons, features, settings, and so on. However it seems that LG might want to make things easier for new users to get on board with, thanks to a new rumor which suggests that the upcoming LG G4 could feature a dual-mode user interface. What does this mean, you ask? Basically there will be two modes offered with the LG G4. One will be a basic and more general version of the interface which will be easier and more straightforward to use. This might be ideal for…
  • CM12 Update For OnePlus One Delayed

    Tyler Lee
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:49 pm
    If you’re the proud owner of the OnePlus One, you might be disappointed to learn that the CM12 OTA update for your phone has been delayed. This was recently confirmed by the folks at OnePlus who wrote that due to certification issues, it seems that the CM12 update has been delayed, and unfortunately it looks like there is no word on when it will be released. According to OnePlus, “Unfortunately, CM12 won’t be OTAing today due to certification issues as well. All parties are working together to resolve the problems as soon as possible. I understand the frustration and we will…
 
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    GadgeTell

  • Tickr X: best heart rate monitor and bonus for runners

    Barb Gonzalez
    1 Apr 2015 | 12:16 pm
    TICKRx heart rate strap and Wahoo Fitness app It may be a bold statement to say that Wahoo’s Tickr X heart rate monitor transmitter is the best I’ve ever tried in the past 15 years, but this is no ordinary workout strap.  It has onboard memory, an advanced accelerometer for not only counting steps, but also evaluating running smoothness and more. Plus, it’s waterproof and can be used for swimming. Typical heart rate monitors are dumb. That is, they transmit your heart rate to a watch or your phone, but that’s all. Workout data is saved to the receiving device (watch or…
  • Deal alert: Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 LTE and Galaxy Alpha on the cheap via eBay

    Adrian Diaconescu
    1 Apr 2015 | 12:15 pm
    Face it, $400 isn’t a lot of money to score new mobile gear with, even in the age of ultra-low-cost Chinese flagships, Moto Es and Gs. If you hurry though, you can use it to buy not one, but two above-average LTE-capable Androids, and you’ll still have enough change to accessorize both gadgets. The catch? You’ll need to trust eBay seller mobilepros1, which shouldn’t be hard, since it holds a stellar 97.3 percent positive feedback… Continue reading Deal alert: Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 LTE and Galaxy Alpha on the cheap via eBay Related posts: Deal alert: Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 3 for…
  • LG G4 benchmark hints at dubious hexa-core Snapdragon 808 endowment

    Adrian Diaconescu
    1 Apr 2015 | 12:10 pm
    Well, this is odd. Check that, it’s outright befuddling. An otherwise reputable and usually dependable benchmarking authority currently lists an unreleased, unannounced but hotly anticipated LG G4 as packing a hexa-core 1.8 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 CPU paired with an Adreno 418 GPU. The S808 is not just terribly… exotic, having found its way inside… Continue reading LG G4 benchmark hints at dubious hexa-core Snapdragon 808 endowment Related posts: Suspicious Benchmark Hints at Samsung Galaxy S4 Model with Snapdragon 800 CPU LG G3 may ditch Snapdragon chip for octa-core MediaTek, land…
  • Surprise: Sony will bring Lollipop goodies to the Xperia T2 Ultra and C3 after all

    Adrian Diaconescu
    31 Mar 2015 | 12:47 pm
    Sony Mobile’s shot callers must have been delusional if they thought for a second they’d get away with simply forgetting about contemporary non-Xperia Z smartphones mere months after their commercial debuts. Fortunately, the Japanese OEM quickly regained its grasp on reality, reevaluating the company’s stance on Lollipop updates for the Xperia T2 Ultra and Xperia C3. The 2014 mid-range pair is… Continue reading Surprise: Sony will bring Lollipop goodies to the Xperia T2 Ultra and C3 after all Related posts: Sony goes on Lollipop updating spree with Android 5.0 for Xperia tablet duo…
  • Glamorous LG G4 introduction slated for April 28, leather back in tow?

    Adrian Diaconescu
    31 Mar 2015 | 9:32 am
    LG has just basically confirmed the time and multiple venues of their next-gen flagship announcement, and unlike the decidedly predictable Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 coming-out parties earlier this year, we should probably expect the unexpected here. Yes, for a second there it seemed as if the G4 would follow its rivals’ suit and become an open book months… Continue reading Glamorous LG G4 introduction slated for April 28, leather back in tow? Related posts: Samsung Galaxy S5 Rumored To Come With A Plastic Exterior with Faux Leather Back Metal, leather Moto 360 bands available…
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    TechNewsWorld

  • Google Goes Crazy for Chromebooks

    Jack M. Germain
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:01 pm
    Google has announced two new budget-busting Chromebook computers, a tablet/notebook convertible with a full swivel screen, and a Chrome computer-on-a-stick. The Haier Chromebook 11 and the Hisense Chromebook both are available for preorder for $149. The Asus Chromebook Flip will hit the market this spring with a $249 price tag. The Asus Chromebit will be available this summer for less than $100. "Chromebooks ... could and should put increasing pressure on lower-end PCs and laptops," said Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT.
  • Surface 3 Targets Windows-Loving Prosumers

    John P. Mello Jr.
    1 Apr 2015 | 12:37 pm
    Microsoft has raised the curtain on its new Surface 3 tablet, targeting users who want a robust Windows tablet at an iPad price. Up to now, those looking for a full-featured Windows tablet had to spend $799 for a Surface Pro 3, but some customers will find their needs can be met with the new $499 Surface 3. "It allows Microsoft to continue to market and promote all of the innovations of the Surface Pro 3 and have a go-to product for those who aspire to get a Pro model, but it's not in their budget," noted Directions on Microsoft's Wes Miller.
  • India's Tussle With Internet Freedom

    Peter Suciu
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:00 am
    The Supreme Court of India last week struck down a law that curtailed the freedom of online speech. The law permitted arrests for posting "offensive" content online. The highest court in India ruled that Section 66(A) of the Information Technology Act was unconstitutional, and in its ruling said it had no hesitation in striking it down. The court had examined the legality of the law, which made posting information considered grossly offensive or menacing in character punishable by up to three years in jail.
  • Halo Fans Hunt for Truth, Microsoft Hunts for Hearts

    Quinten Plummer
    31 Mar 2015 | 3:44 pm
    Xbox and 343 Industries on Sunday released two live-action trailers for Halo 5: Guardians to encourage Xbox One owners and holdouts alike to "hunt the truth." The trailers aired during the season finale of The Walking Dead. In one trailer, the story catches up with Master Chief scorning an injured and supine Spartan Locke with an unsettling benediction. In the other trailer, the roles are reversed, and it's Spartan Locke who's walking menacingly up to the downed Master Chief.
  • Proposed Amendments to US Cybersecurity Laws Under Scrutiny

    Richard Adhikari
    31 Mar 2015 | 5:00 am
    The White House in January proposed updates to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act that have stirred controversy within the cybersecurity industry. The proposals would allow prosecution under the CFAA of insiders who abuse their ability to access information, while setting aside insignificant conduct. "If the proposed legislation were to be enacted, it would certainly have a chilling effect on cybersecurity research," Chris Doggett, managing director at Kaspersky Lab North America, told TechNewsWorld.
 
 
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  • QUIZ ANSWERS ISSUE 367

    Roberti
    19 Mar 2015 | 10:38 am
    QUIZ ANSWERS 367 1 Apple iPod 2 Windows Me 3 Romeo 4 A computer worm 5 GameCube 6 Napster 7 Wikipedia 8 Nokia 7650 Wikipedia 9 40% 10 Freeserve 11 Compaq 12 Segway PT A Jungle.com B Friends Reunited C Ananova email facebook twitter google+ Blog Mar 19, 2015
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    Roberti
    6 Mar 2015 | 1:56 am
    QUIZ ANSWERS 366 1 1990 2 3.2 million 3 Amazon.com 4 Denmark 5 The Shawshank Redemption 6 6.3 million 7 IMDb Pro 8 Back to the Future 9 China 10 Interstellar AND Inception, so actually two films (thanks to David Barella for spotting our error!) 11 Video game 12 It’s the oldest film on the site 13 The Godfather 14 This is Spinal Tap 15 6.5/10 A 2001 B Once Upon a Time in the West C Apocalypse Now D Terminator 2: Judgment Day E North by Northwest email facebook twitter google+ Blog Mar 10, 2015
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    Roberti
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    Roberti
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    danielb
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    Liquidmatrix Security Digest

  • Four Security Exhibits That Won Without “Booth Babes”

    Bill Brenner
    30 Mar 2015 | 4:25 am
    After last week’s post on RSA Conference banning so-called booth babes, I heard from a lot of people who agree vendors need to find other ways to attract attention during security conferences. One reader correctly noted that this unfortunate phenomenon isn’t the result of bad intentions. It’s just that some marketing teams don’t know any better. They assume the booth babes work because they see others using them. What to do about it? Give marketing practitioners some examples of successful exhibits that succeeded without the sexism. Here are four examples of exhibits…
  • RSA’s Move to Ban Booth Babes

    Bill Brenner
    26 Mar 2015 | 3:33 am
    The language above has been added to exhibitor contracts for RSA Conference 2015. Zenobia Godschalk, a communications practitioner in the security industry and vocal critic of so-called “booth babes” at conferences like RSA and Black Hat, dropped me a line to say RSA added the language to force vendors to stop with the skimpy clothing. It appears the years of blowback over booth babes has had an affect, at least in RSA’s case. In an email, Zenobia said, “We are thrilled to report that RSA has actually changed their language in their vendor agreements this year! It now…
  • What “Hug-Gate” Says About The Infosec Community

    Bill Brenner
    23 Mar 2015 | 4:07 am
    Every once in awhile, someone in the security community says something on Twitter that ignites emotional discussion (some call it drama). This past weekend, it started with a comment about hugs. Someone commented that some security cons involve a lot of hugging and that it makes her uncomfortable. Someone responded with a comment about the benefits of hugs. Then all hell broke loose. Why, the first person asked, do people get offended for not wanting hugs at these events? After all, isn’t it well proven that our industry is loaded with people who suffer from social disorders? Some…
  • Reflections

    Dave Lewis
    8 Mar 2015 | 7:36 pm
    I find myself sitting in a hotel room in some random city this evening with a glass of wine, several open powerpoint decks and Family Guy on the television. A moment of reflection if ever there was one. It occurs to me that Liquidmatrix just had it’s 17th birthday in February. That is a helluva long time for a website of any description. It has been a lot of fun to see the site grow from an insanely (ugly) basic HTML site to a heavily trafficked site with multiple members either writing or podcasting. I’ve been making a lot of architectural changes to the site and now, I’m going to…
  • A Failed Hacker Unmasking Exercise

    Bill Brenner
    10 Feb 2015 | 5:26 am
    “A ridiculous article which purports to show us the face of a hacker…” — Chris Wysopal, CTO of Veracode, in a tweet The ability of media outlets to create sophisticated images and graphics is light years beyond what it was when I was a young journalist in the 1990s. The technology has spawned a lot of cool projects, like this visual of a botnet from my former employer, CSOonline.com. The enhanced capability also leads to some truly ridiculous creations. For example, this Secure Thoughts piece on “hackers unmasked.” The writer asks, “Who are the…
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    Pinoy Tech Blog - Philippines' Longest-running Technology Blog

  • Specs Comparison: MyPhone Rio vs. MyPhone Rio 2

    PTB
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:50 am
    The MyPhone Rio smartphone undeniably turned the tides […] You might also like: MyPhone Rio 2 Officially Unveiled Local smartphone brand MyPhone unveils the next-generat […]... MyPhone Rio 2 Lite Announced Aside from the MyPhone Rio 2, MyPhone also announced th... MyPhone Launches Two New Quad Core Smartphones MyPhone is on a roll. After successfully launching the […]...
  • MyPhone Rio 2 Lite Announced

    PTB
    30 Mar 2015 | 10:17 pm
    Aside from the MyPhone Rio 2, MyPhone also announced th […] You might also like: MyPhone launches INFINITY Lite Octa Core Android KitKat Smartphone for Php 7,999 MyPhone yesterday launched another octa core smartphone […]... MyPhone Rio 2 Officially Unveiled Local smartphone brand MyPhone unveils the next-generat […]... MyPhone Launches Agua Rio Lite Just a few weeks after MyPhone launched the Agua Rio...
  • MyPhone Rio 2 Officially Unveiled

    PTB
    30 Mar 2015 | 10:17 pm
    Local smartphone brand MyPhone unveils the next-generat […] You might also like: MyPhone Rio Craze 3G unveiled Local smartphone brand MyPhone softly updated its websi […]... MyPhone launches INFINITY Lite Octa Core Android KitKat Smartphone for Php 7,999 MyPhone yesterday launched another octa core smartphone […]... MyPhone launches RIO CRAZE Cheapest Dual Core Android KitKat Smartphone for Php 1,999 Aside from the MyPhone INFINITY LITE, MyPhone has also […]...
  • Meizu M1 Note coming to Lazada Philippines for only Php 7,999

    Joey
    22 Mar 2015 | 11:26 am
    Meizu M1 Note, Meizu’s 5.5-inch Full-HD Octa-Core […] You might also like: All High: The Meizu MX4 Pro China made mobiles are making great waves and heading h... Kata i4 octa core smartphone now available in Lazada Kata’s octa-core smartphone, Kata i4 is now available v […]... Xiaomi Comparison: Redmi Note Enhanced, Mi4, Mi Note, Mi Note Pro Here’s a comparison of Xiaomi’s newest smar […]...
  • Smart opens Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Pre-Order page

    Joey
    21 Mar 2015 | 8:21 am
    Smart just opened its pre-order page for Samsung Galaxy […] You might also like: SMART opens registration page for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus If you’d like to be the first to have your... Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Priced in PH, set to launch on April 18 Samsung Philippines has just announced the pricing for […]... Samsung Galaxy Note Edge priced at Php 43,990 in PH Samsung Philippines announced that the Samsung Galaxy N […]...
 
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  • Twitter ads could be coming to your profile

    Diane Shipley
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:18 am
    We’re all use to seeing Twitter ads in our feeds, but now the social media site is testing advertising in user profiles, too. THUMBS DOWN EMOJI. According to Re/code, the company’s testing promoted pages on a limited number of profile pages, presumably to see if people revolt/notice. They won’t be right next to your face looking like you endorse them, or anything. They’ll be a few tweets in and be marked as ‘Suggested by Twitter’, so it doesn’t look like you’re shilling for some of your favourite brands. Still, if someone isn’t familiar with how Twitter works and glances…
  • YouTube star Michelle Phan has launched her own online network, Icon

    Diane Shipley
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:03 am
    As if further proof were needed that sitting in your bedroom talking to strangers can make you rich and famous, YouTube’s favourite make-up expert Michelle Phan has launched a new online network called Icon. She’s partnered with Endemol Beyond on the new project, which will distribute content on YouTube, Dailymotion, and Roku, as well as via Icon’s own website and app. For now, it’s only available in the UK and the US but will expand into Europe and Asia later in the year. It’ll focus on beauty, wellbeing, food, and fashion and feature shows presented by existing YouTube…
  • We took a trip on Three’s Selfie Tour Bus – here’s how it went

    Holly Brockwell
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:08 am
    If you’ve been in Barcelona lately, you might have noticed this somewhat unusual sight: Yep, that’s a Selfie Tour Bus. And Three have been driving it around the beauty spots of Barcelona, stopping to take selfies at all the best spots. Why, you ask? Well, Three has just launched their Feel At Home service – which lets you use your minutes, texts and data abroad as if you were at home, with no extra charges – in Spain, the UK’s most popular holiday destination. So they kitted out a bus with hashtags and party gear, equipped us all with selfie sticks and the…
  • Tech companies finally realise that women exist

    Holly Brockwell
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:13 am
    It seems a little late to be writing this story in 2015, but we can announce at last with full hearts and happy faces that the tech industry has finally noticed that women exist. A coalition of tech companies including smartphone and smartwatch manufacturers, software firms and social media companies today announced their joint venture to ensure women are an equal part of the tech community. In practice, this means: – No more half-dressed booth babes gyrating on podiums at tech trade shows – No more sexist smartphone ads – No more censoring social media reviews for…
  • Microsoft’s April Fool is MS-DOS for Lumia, and it actually works

    Diane Shipley
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:05 am
    April Fools’ Day is one of the worst days of the year, fact. I spend the whole morning giving the side eye to every press release I receive (‘A new digital radio range? A likely story.’) But as much as pranks are clearly terrible, when someone puts a lot of effort into one, you have to begrudgingly give them credit. And this year, Microsoft has pulled out at least some of the stops. They’ve reimagined MS-DOS for Lumia as a totally genuine new mobile operating system, nudge-nudge, wink-wink. At least, that’s the April Fool. But the company’s actually gone to the trouble of creating…
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  • Nvidia adds multiple controller support to its SHIELD Hub app

    James O'Malley
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:31 am
    Nvidia has announced an update to its SHIELD Hub app, which adds support for multiple games controllers for the first time. SHIELD Hub is an Android app available for phones and Nvidia SHIELD home consoles, which lets you play both Android games and PC games on your Android device (the latter streamed from a PC running the game). The update now means that you can connect up to four controllers (depending on the game) to play multiplayer. Obviously if you’re playing on your phone, you probably want to plug your phone into the TV, so that you and your friends aren’t crowding a tiny…
  • SPOT THE DIFFERENCE: Spotify v Tidal. BUT who ripped who off?

    Chris Price
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:55 am
    Spot the difference: Top, Spotify’s User Interface and below, Tidal’s UI Seems like the gloves are well and truly off in the digital music streaming wars. On Twitter a row is brewing as developer and founder of SimpleAsMilk James Seymour-Lock has accused Tidal of double standards, ripping off Spotify’s user interface for its own digital streaming service at the same time as complaining about artists being ripped off by streaming services like Spotify. Got to say he may have a point, but who ripped who off is more difficult to say as both have been around a little while now.
  • Ed Miliband claims he was good at Manic Miner

    James O'Malley
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:34 am
    Remember Manic Miner on the ZX Spectrum? Ed Miliband does. Asked about Jeremy Paxman calling him a North London geek, Ed told ITV News: “I was brilliant. As I remember, there were 20 levels. I’m not sure I’m very good at hand-eye coordination but I was good at Manic Miner. I used to drive my parents slightly mad because you used to play it on the telly, obviously, so they wouldn’t be able to watch.” C’mon media, someone ambush Ed with a Spectrum and test his skills. Unfortunately David Cameron hasn’t revealed what video games he used to play yet…
  • Samsung dishing out free S6 handsets to dedicated fans in South Korea

    James O'Malley
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:09 am
    As part of a special promotion, Samsung will apparently be giving its most loyal fans a free Galaxy S6, if they’re able to show up with all of the previous phones. According to Chosun, customers will need present SK Telecom with everything from the original Samsung Galaxy S to last year’s S5. That’s 13 phones since 2010 (!). One other interesting fact to come out of SK Telecom is that there are apparently 17,000 people still using the original Galaxy S… so it is probably time for an upgrade when the S6 comes out. We’ll let you know if there is a similar promotion…
  • Playstation Home has finally been evicted

    James O'Malley
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:02 am
    Remember Playstation Home? The weird PS3 avatar pseudo-game that Sony released back when it was in a panic about the appeal of the Wii and its Mii characters. Yesterday, Sony finally pulled the plug. According to Develop Online, the service has finally been switched off for European gamers – following the North American and Japanese switch-off at the end of last year. Whilst the service doesn’t seem to have any obvious successor, it is perhaps unsurprising that one developer that worked on it has since gone on to work on VR applications. Perhaps by the time Sony relese Morpheus,…
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    Gear Live

  • Microsoft Surface Pro 3 review

    Andru Edwards
    31 Mar 2015 | 12:12 pm
    With the Surface Pro 3, Microsoft has switched up its strategy on its tablet PC, aiming to make it the best Windows laptop for the average consumer. This is the third attempt from the company at reinventing the laptop, bringing tablet parity into the product that runs on a full-on Intel Core i5 processor. It’s a large tablet. It’s a thin laptop. It’s a powerful 2-in-1. Is it the one for you, though? Continue reading Microsoft Surface Pro 3 review Tags: adslice, computers, microsoft, pc, reviews, sidefeatured, slates, surface, surface 3, surface pro, surface pro 3, tablets,…
  • Unboxing Live 155: Samsung Galaxy Mega 2

    Andru Edwards
    30 Mar 2015 | 12:25 pm
    The Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 is a crazy large phablet-style smartphone, sporting a full 6-inch high definition 720p display. On the back you have an 8-megapixel camera with a bunch of built-in photo editing tools, along with a private mode, easy mode, and even a single-handed use mode. We bring you the full rundown of the Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 Android smartphone from AT&T in this episode. Don't forget to subscribe to Gear Live's YouTube channel, and don't forget--we are giving away awesome perks for our Patreon backers - thanks for your support!   Here's how to get the…
  • 2016 Nissan GT-R 45th Anniversary Gold Edition details

    Andru Edwards
    17 Mar 2015 | 5:09 pm
    This is the 2016 Nissan GT-R 45th Anniversary Gold Edition. No, when looking at the Premium model, the Anniversary edition isn't any faster, but like the gold Apple Watch Edition, it's much more exclusive than the standard offering. In fact, Nissan will produce just 30 of these for the US. The color is a special hue that they're calling "Silica Brass," and other details include a color-matched VIN plate, and a plaque inside the vehicle that commemorates this edition. Aside from that, you'll find all the goodness here that you find in the rest of the 2016 GT-R lineup, including…
  • Steve Jobs refused Tim Cook’s liver transplant offer

    Andru Edwards
    17 Mar 2015 | 3:55 pm
    Fast Company has an adaptation of one of the stories from Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart Into a Revolutionary Leader, which releases one week from today on March 24, which you can pre-order now. Here's a short excerpt: "Somebody that’s selfish," Cook continues, "doesn’t reply like that. I mean, here’s a guy, he’s dying, he’s very close to death because of his liver issue, and here’s someone healthy offering a way out. I said, ‘Steve, I’m perfectly healthy, I’ve been checked out. Here’s the medical…
  • Apple Watch apps that should be available at (or near) launch

    Andru Edwards
    17 Mar 2015 | 2:57 pm
    Apple published a page that shows off a bunch of third-party apps that various developers are working on for the Apple Watch. As you can see, there are a lot of big name companies on board, like Target, American Airlines, Nike, MLB, Instagram, Starwood Hotels, and many more. Fitness, travel, shopping, fun, social networking, and even entertainment apps are all included on the page. The more you wear Apple Watch, the more you’ll realize just how personal a device it is. Because with so many different apps available, you can choose the ones that are most relevant to you, and create a…
 
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    msigeek.com | Technology blog on Tips, Ebooks & Webcasts

  • Microsoft launches Azure App Service

    Vijay
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:56 am
    Microsoft reveals a new service for its Azure cloud computing platform and infrastructure in the form of an app that allows developers to create mobile and web apps for any device and platform. The new service’s aim is to offer developers a wide range of operating systems and computer languages within Microsoft’s cloud. “In a mobile first, cloud first world, companies need to ensure their customers, partners, and employees are able to seamlessly connect with and consume data across anywhere and on any device, wrote Bill Staples, the Vice President for App Platform at Microsoft Azure, on…
  • Microsoft launched Lumia 532 and Lumia 435 Today

    Vijay
    20 Feb 2015 | 9:26 am
    Microsoft today launched its two most affordable Lumia devices till date, the Microsoft Lumia 532 and Microsoft Lumia 435. With a great 5MP camera, premium layered design, Glance screen, front facing camera, 1GB Ram and more memory, Lumia 532 enables people to achieve their goals and accomplish more with the best of Microsoft’s experiences. The Lumia 435 is the first 400 series Lumia and the most affordable Lumia yet. Lumia 532 and Lumia 435 deliver competitive hardware alongside innovative software that will continue to receive the very latest updates and enhancements, keeping users…
  • How to Maintain Your Printer

    Vijay
    5 Dec 2014 | 4:34 am
    As one of the most important aspects of the office, your printer will need to be treated with great care and attention. Regularly servicing the machine will ensure it runs to its full potential for as long as it possibly can. If you’re unsure of how to properly maintain a printer, then these tips should help. For Health and Safety reasons, make sure you unplug and switch off the power to the machine before you begin any kind of maintenance. Also try to keep your hands away from hot fusers within the printer. Get Rid of Dust It might not seem like a big issue, but when dust and debris…
  • MHL releases Alternate Mode for new USB TYPE-C Connector

    Vijay
    18 Nov 2014 | 6:18 am
    MHL, LLC has developed an MHL® AlternateMode (“Alt Mode”) for the USB Type-C specification. Using the MHL Alt Mode, a USB Type-C connector and cable can support the MHL 3 specification, which includes 4K video, multi- channel surround sound audio, HDCP 2.2 and is backward compatible with existing versions of the MHL specification. The MHL Consortium continues to advance the MHL specification to support additional capabilities and connectors, such as USB Type-C, ahead of industry demand.
  • Redmi 1S to Launch in India at Rs 5,999 on September 2nd

    Vijay
    26 Aug 2014 | 4:54 am
    MI India today announced that its second smartphone release, the Redmi 1S, will be on sale from 2pm on September 2nd at Rs 5,999/- and pre-registrations for device will begin on August 26th at 6pm exclusively through its e-commerce partner, Flipkart. Similar to the MI3, The Redmi 1S will be available only to those who have registered by midnight on September 1st at www.flipkart.com/Mi and they will be eligible to purchase the phone from September 2nd onwards. Redmi 1S is going to be powered with – 4.7-inch 1280 x 720 (HD) IPS display delivers superfine text and crisp photos. AGC…
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    OLED Info

  • LG Chem publishes two nice videos showing their latest OLED lighting panels

    Ron Mertens
    1 Apr 2015 | 12:59 am
    LG Chem published two interesting videos today. The first one shows the company's booth at the Lighting Fair 2015 tradeshow which took place last month in Japan. It's a great video that showcases the company's latest panels, their new integration solutions and some great new OLED luminaires:The second video showed the new OLED desk lamps installed at Seoul National University's Library, but has been removed from YouTube temporarily. LG Chem says that this is the world's largest OLED "building installation" as it uses 1,100 OLED panels:Read more about LG Chem publishes two nice videos showing…
  • Samsung and LG end all legal disputes, will Samsung now be able to license WRGB tech?

    Ron Mertens
    31 Mar 2015 | 10:53 am
    Samsung and LG agreed to stop the ongoing legal disputes between LG Display and Samsung Display - thus ending a very long court battle that involved technology theft accusation, stolen TVs and even broken washing machines. The two companies ended all current disputes, and agreed to not take new legal actions - and try and settle all issues through dialog.In past years we've heard of several lawsuits launched by both sides and even accusations of stolen prototype TVs. In 2013 two two Korean arch-rival sagreed to resolve their OLED dispute and they even considered cross-licensing patents and…
  • Up close and personal: Dennis McCarthy

    Ron Mertens
    31 Mar 2015 | 5:30 am
    Today's personal OLED interview features Dennis McCarthy - a personal friend and a journalist, consultant and OLED evangelist. If you wish to be featured next, contact us here!What was the last book you read? and the last movie you saw? Book - Hot, Flat and Crowded. Movie - Interstellar.Read more about Up close and personal: Dennis McCarthy
  • Flexible OLEDs, finally ready to take over the display market?

    Ron Mertens
    30 Mar 2015 | 10:49 am
    As some of you know, I've been following OLEDs for over 15 years (OLED-Info itself is over 10 years old) - and the promise of flexible displays has always been there. In fact most people believe this is the true major benefit of OLED displays.In 2013, both Samsung and LG started to produce flexible AMOLED displays. This was a watershed moment for the OLED industry - but only for people in the know. The production capacity was small, the adoption was limited and most people never heard of the G Flex, the Galaxy Round or the numerous Samsung wearable devices that used flexible OLEDs.Read more…
  • Samsung reportedly plans its comeback to the OLED TV market with WRGB panels

    Ron Mertens
    29 Mar 2015 | 11:34 am
    According to Korean site ETNews, Samsung Display decided to re-enter the OLED TV market. The Korean display maker reportedly finds it difficult to make a profit from the competitive LCD business (some reports suggest that SDC aims to split the OLED and LCD business soon).Interestingly, the reports suggest that Samsung aims to use a WRGB architecture - like LG uses in their own OLED TVs, and unlike the direct-emission used in Samsung's small display and first-generation OLED TVs. The WRGB (white OLED with color filters and four sub pixels) was originally developed at Kodak, and then bought by…
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    MRAM-Info

  • Keysight Technologies to launch an STT-MRAM test solution product developed in collaboration with Tohoku and the CIES

    mram
    17 Mar 2015 | 7:44 am
    Keysight Technologies announced it will launch STT-MRAM test solution products, developed in collaboration with Tohoku University and the Center for Innovative Integrated Electronic System (CIES).Keysight says that they aim to release the test solution in early 2016. This will address "various challenges in industry".Source: Tohoku University
  • E2v launches a 32Mb stacked-package MRAM device

    mram
    12 Mar 2015 | 1:02 am
    e2v announced a new stacked-package 32Mb MRAM device, the EV5A16B that includes two 16Mb MRAM chips (made by Everspin of course) in a 54-pins TSOP. The new device is available in commercial (0 to 70 degrees Celsius) and industrial (-40 to 85 degrees Celsius) temperature ranges. The EV5A16B offers SRAM-compatible, 35-ns read/write timing with data retention and endurance and targeted for microprocessors, DSP, storage systems, instruments, and FPGAs. The EV5A16B is available now.
  • Toshiba shows a new STT-MRAM test chip that consumes about 80% less power than SRAM memory

    mram
    6 Mar 2015 | 9:48 pm
    Toshiba presented a new STT-MRAM 1-Mb test chip that provides speed performance capable of 3.3-ns access to in-cache memory. The newly developed circuit consumes about 80% less power compared to a conventional SRAM as embedded memory - and Toshiba says that this makes it the best power-performing embedded memory. To make this chip, Toshiba developed a new class of magnetic materials, that enabled them to build this low-power, high-efficiency, high-speed performance in energy-efficient magnetic tunnel junction (MTJ) memory. The circuit was designed for sub-100-ns high-speed power shutoff and…
  • Elektron Music Machines' latest flagship synth uses Everspin's 16-Mbit MRAM memory

    mram
    25 Feb 2015 | 12:53 am
    Everspin announced that Elektron Music Machines flagship synthesizer uses the company's 16-Megabit MRAM memory. The stage Analog Keys synth features 37 semi-weighted keys, four analog voices, over 4000 sound slots, a powerful sequencer, and a digital control system.Everspin says that the fast MRAM memory with its extreme data reliability is ideal for professional audio applications - as it enables fast applications and unlimited endurance. Everspin’s 16-Megabit MR4A16BMA35 MRAM is in full production today in a standard 48-ball BGA package and is designed to be used in a system like any…
  • Everspin announces an MRAM-based Arduino-shield evaluation module

    mram
    25 Feb 2015 | 12:42 am
    Everspin announced a new MRAM-based Arduino shield evaluation board, designed for compatibility with any Arduino-derived host platform featuring a UNO expansion interface. The MR10Q010-EVAL uses Everspin's MR10Q010 1Mb Quad-SPI MRAM, with the STMicroelectronics ARM-based NUCLEO-F411RE.This is the first MRAM-based Arduino shield, and it offers developers fast, non-volatile memory with virtually unlimited endurance and high data retention. Developers can order samples from Everspin's site. Source: Everspin
 
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    WebinarListings

  • 10/30/2016 - Introducing a Mobile-First Approach to Building Your Next App

    30 Oct 2016 | 9:00 am
    Wednesday, October 30, 2013 10AM PT, San Francisco 5pm - London | 1pm - New York | Thu, Oct 31th at 4am - Sydney | Thu, Oct 31th at 2am - Tokyo | Thu, Oct 31th at 1am - Beijing | 10:30pm - Mumbai Presented by: Carlos Andreu, Raj Balasubramanian Duration: Approximately 60 minutes. Cost: Free The webcast is based on an upcoming 'Mobile First' book that Raj Balasubramanian and Carlos Andreu are working on with O'Reilly Media. This hands-on webcast will cater to two class of developers - enterprise or backend developers who have dabbled in building web sites but hasn't spent much time on mobile,…
  • How to Promote Your Webinar (part 2)

    18 Jun 2013 | 11:33 am
    This is part 2 of the How to Promote Your Webinar post I wrote a few weeks ago.  In the first part, I discussed using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and industry publications.  Here are some more ideas: Video or audio introduction – Create a video or audio introduction about your webinar to embed in your website and event invitations.  Hearing or seeing an introduction to your webinar will help convert potential registrants.  Post it on YouTube, Viddler,Vimeo and other video sites to get more visibility. Email signature – Add your webinar to your email signature.  You’d be…
  • How to Best Leverage Your Webinar

    18 Feb 2013 | 5:06 pm
    You’ve drawn up and refined your message, crafted your slides, rehearsed, posted it on WebinarListings.com, and you’re a week out from presenting on your favorite webinar platform.    But how do you make sure your audience shows up? And once it’s over, what are you going to do with that time investment? First, your audience, like your teenage son, needs to be reminded of their commitment. Make sure that you select a webinar platform with an automated reminder system. Ideally, it would have the ability to send an email upon registration, a day before the event, an hour before the…
  • Steps to Host a Webinar for Generating Business Leads and Enhancing Sales

    14 Jan 2013 | 7:24 pm
    Conducting your first webinar is a daunting task but everyone has to start somewhere. It takes a lot of hard work to host a successful webinars that will effectively create an overwhelming number of sales.  You should remember that conducting successful webinar is advantageous for your business.  Thus, while communicating your message, you should be strategic as well as tactical. Being strategic indicates that everything you do should be relevant to the business goals of your organization.  You should also be tactical so that you always put the correct message in the correct channel and…
  • When Should You Host a Paid Webinar?

    18 Oct 2012 | 9:45 am
    The decision of conducting a paid webinar and how much you should charge for your webinar depends on your business goals.  If you are planning to promote a product or service or to develop your business leads, a free webinar would be the right choice for you as it helps in maximizing the number of audience who participate in the webinar.  Thus, many start-up companies prefer offering their expertise free of cost to obtain more registrations to increase the number of participants. Moreover, a free webinar is much easier to implement as the host doesn’t have to take the pain of processing…
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    Tech Cocktail

  • The 4 Cities Most Likely to Get Drone Alcohol Delivery

    Ronald Barba
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:48 pm
    Yesterday, we wrote about SoCo 2Go, a new alcohol delivery service program launched by Southern Comfort that will utilize drones to deliver bottles of its recently launched Caramel Comfort. Since its announcement, we at Tech.Co have been contemplating the initial cities in which the beta service will operate. Based on varying factors, we’ve predicted that four cities are likely to be the first to test out SoCo 2Go’s drone alcohol delivery services. Southern Comfort has its own way of determining which cities it will select to pilot the program; since making the announcement…
  • Online to Offline Commerce is the Holy Grail of the Internet

    Will Schmidt
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:23 pm
    For Jon Carder, founder and CEO of Mogl, driving online to offline commerce is like the Holy Grail of the internet. That’s because, as he explains, it’s difficult to track somebody who sees an online ad and then goes to purchase the offer in person. Consider that about 92 percent of all commerce still takes place offline. If companies could figure out a plan to track somebody from online to offline, they would not only help their own business but also attract advertising dollars from other companies. “It’s been really hard to find a solution for this issue. Daily deals were sort of a…
  • Hexadite: “Cyber Incident Teams are Simply Overwhelmed”

    Will Schmidt
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:00 pm
    In our connected world the threat of cyberattacks is always present, but thankfully there are companies out there who want to help plug the holes in the emerging market. Hexadite today announced the availability of the industry’s first fully automated incident response solution in their Hexadite AIRS product. Specifically, Hexadite AIRS was designed to reduce the time between cyberattack identification and remediation by up to 95 percent. To date it’s been successfully deployed by multi-national organizations and is headquartered in both the US and Israel. The NYSE listed IDT Corporation…
  • Our 14 Favorite April Fools’ Pranks from the Internet

    Ronald Barba
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:12 pm
    While April Fools’ Day isn’t exactly a holiday, I consider it as one of my favorite days of the year. Once upon a time, it was a day dedicated to childish pranks and silly gags, but it has now evolved into a dominating incendiary for viral Internet content; April Fools’ Day has evolved into an opportunity for those on the Internet to prank the millions of others online. With so many companies and websites now churning out April Fools’ pranks, it was hard to decide which ones we loved best…but we did. Check out our favorite 2015 April Fools’ pranks from the…
  • MudWatt Launches New Science Kit That Makes Electricity From Mud!

    Camila Souza
    1 Apr 2015 | 1:38 pm
    I don’t care what anyone says, science is awesome. From growing beans on cotton balls to dissecting a frog, I love how much kids learn from interacting with the environment. Apps and online websites offer great advantages to the learning experience, but it’s not the same as getting down and dirty. That’s why MudWatt, the science kit that helps learners build batteries with the mud underneath their feet, is a cool project recently launched on Kickstarter. MudWatt is a fun and educational science kit built around the fascinating phenomenon of electric bacteria living in…
 
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    Softpedia News > Technology & Gadgets

  • ARRI Outs Firmware 2.0.14.13807 for AMIRA Cameras - Download Now

    Softpedia News (Iulian Pascal)
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:17 am
    ARRI has made available a new Software Update Package compatible with its AMIRA digital cameras, namely firmware 2.0.14.13807, which adds support for ProRes 4K UHD recording formats, very useful for high resolution productions. In addition to that, ARRI’s update includes compatibility with ProRes codecs up to ProRes 4444, and allows ProRes 3.2K recording, as well as cross-compatibility with ALEXA cameras running firmware 11.0 and later. If this version is applied, your A... (read more)
  • Surprise: OnePlus Unveils DR-1 Mini Drone for Only €19.99

    Softpedia News (Alexandra Arici)
    1 Apr 2015 | 1:55 am
    Chinese phone manufacturer OnePlus has just extended its portfolio in order to include other products this week. The company teased its upcoming #OneGameChanger device a few days ago and today the veil of mystery has finally been lifted. It’s pretty interesting that the new product comes out on April Fools’ Day, but it appears this is not a prank but a very real product by OnePlus
  • Buffalo Updates Its AirStation Extreme AC1900 Router Firmware to Version 2.33

    Softpedia News (Iulian Pascal)
    1 Apr 2015 | 12:07 am
    Buffalo has just rolled out its 2.33 firmware version developed for AirStation Extreme AC1900 router models (WXR-1900DHP), which fixes the DHCP server that stopped when receiving an illegal request from LAN, and includes several other changes. When it comes to new features, Buffalo’s update adds an option to improve connectivity with some wired devices, and hides the “Network Devices” section when the device is in access point or wireless bridge mode. In addition to that... (read more)
  • Google Unveils Chromebit, a Chrome OS PC the Size of a Dongle

    Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)
    31 Mar 2015 | 9:53 pm
    Google, through Katie Roberts-Hoffman, has announced today, March 31, a set of new products powered by its next-generation computer operating system, Chrome OS, which is based on the Linux kernel. Among several new cheap Chromebook laptops, Google announced that they would sell a mini computer called Chromebit. Basically, it will be an HDMI comp... (read more)
  • Fujifilm X100T and FinePix S1 Camera Receive Firmware 1.10 and 1.02

    Softpedia News (Iulian Pascal)
    31 Mar 2015 | 4:28 am
    Just after announcing Fujifilm X-T1 Firmware 3.10 and a few other lens firmware versions, the producer has rolled out two new updates targeted at its X100T (1.10) and FinePix S1 (1.02) imaging units. In terms of changes, while Fujifilm’s FinePix S1 new firmware only improves the camera’s image sharpness quality during co... (read more)
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    Techvibes Global News

  • Five Valuable Tips on Launching a Business from a Successful Canadian Entrepreneur and Investor

    1 Apr 2015 | 3:07 pm
    Rajen Ruparell, the Calgary-born entrepreneur best known for founding Citydeal in Europe, which was later bought by Groupon, is already finding much success in his latest investment, Endy. The online-only mattress store offers mattresses for much less than those found in traditional showrooms, and made more than $500,000 in its first week of sales. Now part-entrepreneur, part-investor, Ruparell has a lot of experience under his belt, from founding startups to working in large companies to investing in new ventures. Techvibes chatted with Ruparell to get some advice for those aspiring to…
  • Cord Cutting Continues in Canada as Cable Companies Lose Thousands More Customers

    1 Apr 2015 | 3:06 pm
    Canada’s large cable and satellite providers have had another year of declining subscriber numbers. The seven largest cable, satellite and IPTV providers lost a total of over 24,000 subscribers between Aug. 31, 2013 and Aug. 31, 2014, according to disclosures filed to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission and released last week. While it’s a smaller dip than those companies saw last year - when they shed over 250,000 customers - it suggests that the cord-cutting trend is continuing. Overall, only IPTV providers added customers during the year. Telus saw…
  • Meerkat Founder to Speak at Traction Conf in Vancouver

    1 Apr 2015 | 3:05 pm
    Ben Rubin, founder of the viral livestreaming app Meerkat is set to speak at Traction Conf in Vancouver on Thursday, June 18. Meerkat has been riding a media wave since its recent launch, and was dubbed the "coolest cat" at SXSW a few weeks ago. The startup has since raised $14 millon from a number of investors including Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary’s fund Sound Ventures, Jared Leto, Gary Vaynerchuk, YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley and Universal Music Group. Greylock Partners led the financing and Partner Josh Elman (who formerly led growth at Twitter) has joined Meerkat’s board…
  • Canadian Startups Collide in Las Vegas

    1 Apr 2015 | 3:04 pm
    From the team behind Web Summit, Collision returns to Downtown Las Vegas  May 5 and 6. Web Summit's American cousin has been dubbed the "fastest growing conference in the US" and this year Collision will feature over 1,000 startups. Not surprisely a fair number of those 1,000 startups will hail from north of the border. Last week Collison organizers announced that 43 startups from the "land of Canada" have been selected to exhibit at Collison. And many of them will be familar to our readers. Vancouver's bazinga! was a Techvibes 20 company in August of 2014 and has been referred to as the…
  • How to Become a Legaltech Entrepreneur

    1 Apr 2015 | 11:43 am
    Each week we meet several aspiring entrepreneurs in the legal vertical, each one weighing a series of life-altering decisions and re-imaging a course that was firmly set. The one critical recurring question is "Should I do this full-time?" which usually translates to "Should I quit my at least reasonably lucrative job as a lawyer?" or "Should I just go straight into entrepreneurship after I finish law school?" There are two ways to become an entrepreneur in the legaltech space. You can row in or wade in. Let's look at the latter first. Wading into a shallow pool of legal entrepreneurship…
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    w3w3.com

  • Rocky Mountain Corporte Growth Conference begins...

    w3w3.com
    26 Mar 2015 | 4:35 pm
    Mile High Tea:  Women Leaders & Dealmakers March 30, 2015;  Monday 2:00pm - 4:00pm; Hyatt Regency, Denver;  Keynote Speaker: Loretta McCarthy, Managing Director, Golden Seeds Investing in women entrepreneurs is a trend that is spreading widely—and not merely as a matter of fairness and equality. It is a matter of superior financial performance. There is a rising tide of recognition that investing in women-led businesses provides a compelling competitive edge. Attendees will learn the predictors of success for early-stage women-owned businesses, what to do after the initial seed…
  • PR gorwing and changing with technology

    w3w3.com
    20 Mar 2015 | 4:14 am
    Public Relations in 2015, SEO, Websites, Social Media 1690_ 3/16/15 - Larry interviewed Doyle Albee, president of Metzger Albee Public Relations. Today they work with Healthcare, medical device companies, hardware, software, telecom those types of things. Very involved in digital security of late, which is no surprise - 2014 was the year of the breach, so we do a lot of work in those areas. But we have two big parts to our business. We do what I would call traditional public relations and then we also build web sites and do SEO and that type of thing. These are all public relations efforts…
  • Open Coffee Club...

    w3w3.com
    19 Mar 2015 | 5:10 am
    Connections made, jobs filled, and freelance positions 1692_ 3/16/15 - Every other Tuesday morning Doyle Albee and Bing Chou host the Boulder Open Coffee Club (BOCC). The idea is to get a bunch of folks from the startup and business community together to talk about current events, job openings and things of that nature, talking about our common interests. Doyle said, "We bounce back and forth. We find a lot of people think they need a passport to go from Boulder-to-Denver or Denver-to-Boulder. And, in fact, you don't, just to be clear. But, we do an Open Coffee Club every Tuesday…
  • ACG Denver counting down - RMCGC....

    w3w3.com
    18 Mar 2015 | 4:52 am
    ACG, Thank you Sponsors & Committee Members 1691_ 3/16/15 -
  • Communictions Technology Professionals - The Future

    w3w3.com
    17 Mar 2015 | 1:51 pm
    CTP - 2015 Future of Technology... 1693_ 3/16/15 -
 
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    Tubefilter

  • Facebook Launches Riff App To Experiment With Collaborative Videos, Compete With Snapchat, Vine

    Bree Brouwer
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:14 pm
    One of Facebook’s experimental apps has just hit the market. Riff, a video app where users can add to each other’s clips, has launched worldwide for free for iOS and Android users in 15 languages. Riff doesn’t follow the single-creator idea behind video apps like Vine and Instagram. Instead, users create video “threads” based on an initial clip’s theme (like “say hi” or “balancing act”). Riff users begin by filming a video of up to 20 seconds in length. Once the video is named, approved, and posted to Riff, users’ friends who see the video will get an invitation to add…
  • 5 Second Films Releases First Teaser For Its Feature Film

    Sam Gutelle
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:34 pm
    5 Second Films has stopped releasing daily videos on YouTube, but the troupe of short-form superstars still have plenty of projects on its plate. Chief among those projects is Dude Bro Party Massacre III, an upcoming 90-minute feature film funded by a $200,000 Kickstarter campaign. While the film still doesn’t have an exact release date, it does have a teaser, which was recently released on the 5 Second Films YouTube channel. Judging from the teaser, Dude Bro Party Massacre III will feature all of 5SF’s familiar faces, an intentionally campy production style, and lots of blood.
  • Google Preferred Advertising Program Expands To Canada

    Sam Gutelle
    1 Apr 2015 | 2:33 pm
    Recently, we learned that Google Preferred, the advertising program touted during YouTube’s 2014 Brandcast, will return for a second year. Among other plans, Google plans to extend its Preferred program internationally, bringing it to ten new markets. According to Media In Canada, one of those new markets will be just north of the border, where Canadian marketers will be granted access to Google Preferred. Google Preferred allows its partners to purchase ad inventory on the top 5% of channels on the site. Buyers can run their ads against specific demographics or categories, thus…
  • Dish’s Sling TV To Add HBO Access Before ‘Game Of Thrones’ Premiere

    Bree Brouwer
    1 Apr 2015 | 1:33 pm
    Dish Network’s Sling TV, which launched back in February, has announced it will add one of the most popular premium cable networks on television to its lineup of programming. Dish’s TV subscription service will provide subscribers with access to HBO by April 12, 2015, just in time for the premiere of Game of Thrones season five. According to Variety, Dish closed a multi-year pact with Time Warner’s Turner Broadcasting and HBO, which will keep many of Turner’s brands (like TNT and Cartoon Network) on Dish’s regular pay-TV service, and bring HBO to Dish’s Sling TV non-cable option…
  • AOL And FOX Sports Team Up To Co-Develop, Distribute Content

    Sam Gutelle
    1 Apr 2015 | 1:02 pm
    A pair of media companies have announced their plans for some sports-related teamwork. AOL has agreed to distribute shows produced by FOX Sports, and the two partners will work together to develop content based around “major sporting events throughout the year,” according to a press release. As part of the deal, AOL will broadcast videos from existing FOX Sports programs, such as The Buzzer and Garbage Time With Katie Nolan. The latter show is a particularly intriguing option, given its young age (it debuted on March 15th) and the online video success Nolan has seen with some of…
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    IndianWeb2.com - Web 2.0 and Technology Startup News and Reviews

  • Conquest 2015 is here. Register NOW!

    Kirti Sharma<br><img src="http://www.indianweb2.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/IMG-20141104-WA00092.jpg" alt="Kirti Sharma" class="avatar" width='50' height='50'/>
    31 Mar 2015 | 9:30 pm
    Great ideas need landing gear as well as wings. Conquest 2015, the ultimate start-up conclave, promises to provide you both, along with
  • Ah! Ventures registers its first exit from startup Harness Handitouch

    Kirti Sharma<br><img src="http://www.indianweb2.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/IMG-20141104-WA00092.jpg" alt="Kirti Sharma" class="avatar" width='50' height='50'/>
    24 Mar 2015 | 7:51 am
      Ah! Ventures, a Mumbai based startup, has just recorded its first ever exit in startup Harness Handitouch. The Chennai based company
  • Zomato opens subsidiary companies in over dozen countries

    Kirti Sharma<br><img src="http://www.indianweb2.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/IMG-20141104-WA00092.jpg" alt="Kirti Sharma" class="avatar" width='50' height='50'/>
    18 Mar 2015 | 6:40 am
    Zomato, one of the leading food ordering and restaurant discovery portals is planning on opening subsidiary companies in over a dozen countries
  • Sequoia vs Housing.com spat goes viral

    Kirti Sharma<br><img src="http://www.indianweb2.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/IMG-20141104-WA00092.jpg" alt="Kirti Sharma" class="avatar" width='50' height='50'/>
    14 Mar 2015 | 9:50 am
    All is not that well in the Indian startup ecosystem. Hosuing.com, one of India’s most sought after startups and Sequoia Capital, a
  • Mobile Marketing Platform Vserv Raises US$15M In Funding From Maverick Capital & IDG Ventures

    Vardaan<br><img src="" alt="Vardaan" class="avatar" width='50' height='50'/>
    4 Mar 2015 | 6:29 am
    Mumbai-based mobile marketing platform startup Vserv has secured US$15 million in funding from US-based Maverick Capital Ventures, with participation from existing investor
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    ChurchCrunch

  • U2 Announces Sonicflood Cover Album

    Phil Schneider
    1 Apr 2015 | 11:41 am
    Whether you’ve always loved them or think they’re best days are behind them, U2 continues to shock, even frustrate, music fans worldwide. Last year, they gave away their new album to all iTunes users. This year? Well, this year, they’re at it again, but this time, they’re not just releasing an album. They’re unleashing a flood. A Sonicflood. That’s right! As of this morning, U2 has announced their intentions to cover Sonicflood’s first album and release the results—once again—for free. “Few bands have been able to shake up and reinvent a…
  • New Bible App Reads Itself

    Chris Wilson
    1 Apr 2015 | 8:00 am
    There are so many different Bible apps out there and many have a key feature or two to help set them apart from the competition. Well this new Bible app from Insanely Cool Apps promises that you’ll never face the guilt of falling behind in your Bible plan again, as it will READ the Bible for you, saving hours of time over the course of a year. What is Nabal Bible On the face of it, the Nabal Bible is just like every other Bible app out there. It has a stylish interface with a few common version of the Bible (KJV, ESV, ESV, AFE) However, a quick swipe into the settings bring up the…
  • Michael Hyatt Builds Actual Platform

    KC Procter
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:00 am
    It was inevitable. After the meteoric success of his best-selling book, Platform, and the insane annual release of Best Year Ever, speaker and entrepreneur, Michael Hyatt, has brought the marketing world to a whole new level. In fact, this level is so new, he had to build it himself. You might know Michael from his time as the CEO of Thomas Nelson, or his popular blog, podcast, courses, books, cooking show, cat memes, and purchase of Evernote. Many of his friends know that behind this manic content creator lies a simple man who likes to work with his hands. And a few power tools. Home Depot…
  • RaptureTracker: End Times Preparedness for the 21st Century

    Larry B. Hayes
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:00 am
    Left Behind, 2014’s Movie of the Year, reminded the average Christian, once again, of the inevitability of Jesus’ return. For those watching the skies, however, this served not as a reminder, but as a call to preparedness, a call answered most ingeniously by Darby Nelson. Nelson is founder and CEO of Rapturous Enterprises, a company that is dedicated to outfitting the modern Christian family with everything needed for end times preparedness. The first product to reach launch phase is a GPS-enabled family tracking solution, the RaptureTracker 700. The RaptureTracker 700 The…
  • BeaconAds.com Has Become BaconAds.com

    Eric Dye
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:00 am
    For several years, now, we have been using Beacon Ads for some of our advertising management. Not only does it include some cool analytic tools, but using Beacon gives your website more exposure to potential advertisers. Today they are announcing a small name change that is sure to boast ads sales and interest. Beacon Becomes Bacon It’s amazing to see how much can change with removing one letter. While having a shorter URL is certainly an advantage, they have made several other changes as well. Including a tastier looking dashboard to track how well your ads are doing: I don’t…
 
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    EurekAlert! - Technology, Engineering and Computer Science

  • Quantum teleportation on a chip

    31 Mar 2015 | 9:00 pm
    (University of Bristol) The core circuits of quantum teleportation, which generate and detect quantum entanglement, have been successfully integrated into a photonic chip by an international team of scientists from the universities of Bristol, Tokyo, Southampton and NTT Device Technology Laboratories. These results pave the way to developing ultra-high-speed quantum computers and strengthening the security of communication.
  • Researchers improve efficiency of human walking

    31 Mar 2015 | 9:00 pm
    (National Science Foundation) Humans have evolved to be incredibly efficient at walking. In fact, simulations of human locomotion show that walking on level ground and at a steady speed should theoretically require no power input at all.
  • Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, April 2015

    31 Mar 2015 | 9:00 pm
    (DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) By studying fish and invertebrates in a creek with known mercury contamination, researchers are gaining a better understanding of the relationship between the toxin in the stream and bioaccumulation in organisms. While mercury concentrations in East Fork Poplar Creek in Oak Ridge, Tenn., have decreased significantly over the last 30 years, levels in tissue from fish have remained the same or increased. To understand why, a team led by Monica Poteat of Oak Ridge National Laboratory is examining the intricacies of the food chain and the biodiversity of the…
  • NIBIB at NIH expert can provide comment on current state of robotics in surgery

    31 Mar 2015 | 9:00 pm
    (NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging & Bioengineering) Johnson & Johnson announced a collaboration with Google on March 26, 2015 to advance surgical robots by integrating medical device technology with robotic systems, imaging and data analytics; National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering at the National Institutes of Health can provide comment on state of the science.
  • Longer DNA fragments reveal rare species diversity

    31 Mar 2015 | 9:00 pm
    (DOE/Joint Genome Institute) A challenge in metagenomics is that the more commonly used sequencing machines generate data in short lengths, while short-read assemblers may not be able to distinguish among multiple occurrences of the same or similar sequences, making it difficult to identify all the members in a microbial community. In the April 2015 issue of Genome Research, a team including DOE JGI researchers compared two ways of using next generation Illumina sequencing machines to help with this.
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    Christopher Kusek, Technology Evangelist

  • Why does the “Industry” predict what happens when it’s the Community who Adopts?

    Christopher Kusek (PKGuild)
    19 Mar 2015 | 11:07 am
    This is a particularly pressing question that has come up recently.  I even put out a post about it in the SolarWinds Thwack community because they’re such a diverse and engaging community I love the feedback they tend to present! I’ve seen a lot of predictions over the years, whether it is “This is the year of VDI!” (Currently we are on the 7th “year of VDI”)  Or “Big Data is here!” we all know the infinite number of predictions we constantly hear about, I’ve even included one of my own for the coming 2015 from from? ?SingleHop who hit me up at the end of 2014…
  • The EMC VSPEX BLUE is available for Purchase! Also our @Xiologix EMC Storefront for VSPEX BLUE is now LIVE!

    Christopher Kusek (PKGuild)
    17 Feb 2015 | 7:39 am
    Whoa whoa whoa, wait a minute, wait just one minute. What what?!   Yea, that’s right! You can finally start buying EMC’s VSPEX BLUE! Awesome right?!  Also if you remember from my last blog post on this subject,  EMC announces Sapphire on Rails! Err… I mean VSPEX BLUE a VMware EVO:RAILS Solution! I stated that this is only available “Through Channel Partners” So an extra ounce of awesome to that is… OMG WE’RE ONE OF THE CHANNEL PARTNERS! <3 <3 <3 EMC has officially announced a channel distribution model for the EMC VSPEX BLUE but in addition to that,…
  • I’ll be attending Storage Field Day 7 – Now with Clear Containers! #SFD7

    Christopher Kusek (PKGuild)
    16 Feb 2015 | 4:43 pm
    Alright, so maybe I won’t be attending The Container Store’s “Storage World” though wouldn’t that be so exciting? No, but I will be attending Gestalt IT’s Tech Field Day series; Storage Field Day 7! (Wow that’s a mouthful! :)) For those of you wondering what Storage Field Day is about, check out my last blog post on the subject which was for Virtualization Field Day;  Why yes I’ll be a Delegate at Virtualization Field Day 4! #VFD4 and I’ll also elaborate out a bit! At this wondrous event there will be an interesting sampling of Storage Companies who will be there to…
  • VMware comes out in full support of NSX and Networking, “A vote for VCP-NX is a vote for Certification!”

    Christopher Kusek (PKGuild)
    10 Feb 2015 | 8:49 am
    Some of you may have read my original post back in November, The VCP-NV is your ticket to escaping the VCP “Class requirement” for VCP-DCV! which had basically stated that until February 28, 2015 you’d be able to get your Cisco CCNA/CCNP and then take the VMware VCP Network Virtualization with no course requirement, and that made you eligible for taking ANY other VCP (Such as Data Center Virtualization (DCV) or Cloud) without having to pay for the Course requirement applicable to those other certifications. Then within the last week, an Asterisk appeared OUT OF NOWHERE, LIKE WTF?! Which…
  • EMC announces Sapphire on Rails! Err… I mean VSPEX BLUE a VMware EVO:RAILS Solution!

    Christopher Kusek (PKGuild)
    3 Feb 2015 | 9:07 am
    For those of you who haven’t gotten the news… OMG EMC IS NOW A HARDWARE MANUFACTURER. Whoa, wait a minute, didn’t they produce storage? Sure, sure they did and sure they do!  However by officially entering the realms of the VMware EVO:RAILS Family with other legitimate server vendors like Dell, and such (not to be confused with the VERY confusing NetApp EVO:RAILS Solution ;))   Well, let’s just say this could be a game changer! Especially as we peel back the layers a bit!   So that said… Let’s get started! :) So, what exactly is VSPEX BLUE you might be…
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    by Ron Miller

  • IBM Launches Major Internet of Things Offensive

    Ron Miller
    31 Mar 2015 | 5:12 am
    IBM held back with the cloud and had to play catch-up, but it's trying to get ahead of the curve with Internet of Things announcing a major push that includes a $3B investment and a partnership with The Weather Company.http://tcrn.ch/1xvcLGC
  • Box CEO Aaron Levie Talks IPO Delay And Growth Strategies

    Ron Miller
    29 Mar 2015 | 2:19 pm
    I sat down with Box CEO Aaron Levie last month and I asked him about his company's long IPO delay and what he does from here. He had much to say.http://tcrn.ch/1IIh7vs PhotoCredit: TechCrunch
  • Ending the tyranny of connected devices

    Ron Miller
    20 Mar 2015 | 2:15 pm
    As it has so often before, Apple sees the future before anyone else. In this case, the new MacBook represents a future without wires. Between the cloud, device-to-device communication, and wireless charging technologies, very soon we could remember wires as a quaint vestige of the past. The new MacBook is the first step. http://bit.ly/1C6KsOP Photo Credit: Courtesy of Apple
  • Cloud 5: Twitter-IBM partnership, fastest Chromebook, cloud analytics

    Ron Miller
    20 Mar 2015 | 8:04 am
    It's Friday and that means it's time for my regular weekly feature, the Cloud 5. This week, the fastest Chromebook yet, analytics moves to the cloud and survey finds cloud living up to hype. http://bit.ly/1CEiL23 Photo Credit: Tomma Henckel
  • Cloud is so mainstream that it's lost its buzzword status

    Ron Miller
    12 Mar 2015 | 9:22 am
    The cloud was once the buzzword of the day, but I've notice lately it's being replaced by Big Data and the Internet of Things, and the cloud has settled in that level of comfort where we just accept it as a way of computing. And you know what? It's about time. http://bit.ly/18DOHpa Photo Credit: CanStockPhoto
 
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  • When the Stars Align

    Brad Grier
    11 Mar 2015 | 8:49 pm
    Today was a pretty normal day for the most part. Took Selena in for a quick checkup vet visit. Went to work and audited an advanced Excel class (that I’ll be teaching soon). Regular, normal stuff. Except when you apply a ‘space’ layer to the day. Driving home from the clinic with Selena, I heard Go! — a very cool music / archival audio mashup by Public System from their new The Race For Space album. Video below. Then also noted that Sid Meier’s Starships is due out for iOS. Yes, video below. iTunes link when it’s live on iTunes. And finally also noted that Buzz Aldrin’s Space…
  • A few bumps but we’re all right.

    Brad Grier
    28 Feb 2015 | 2:07 am
    Well the GameAThon got off to a bit of a bumpy start, with Twitch TV temporarily banning me for not showing gaming content. So now I’m streaming on YouTube… had a bit of scrambling around to hook it up but it’s done. Gaming-wise, we loosely stuck to the schedule with Pathfinder Adventure Card Game leading off, followed by some competitive Halo. Looks like we blew over the time allotted for Dwarf Fortress, but I’ll pick up the schedule in a few minutes with some Pandemic on the iPad. I may stick the whole hour or, if I lose too quickly, will find something else to play. Either way,…
  • In less than 24 hours I’ll be gaming for 24 hours to support CaliCan Rescue — Cheer me on!

    Brad Grier
    26 Feb 2015 | 7:18 pm
    Tomorrow night, Friday night, I’ll be starting a 24hr marathon gaming session to support my friends at CaliCan Rescue. I’m one of the folk who’ve accepted the Play4Paws2 challenge, so yeah, I’ll be gaming, catching up on my gaming deficit over the last few months It’s been years Yeah, years since I stayed up ’round the clock. More, actually since I have to work tomorrow morning, so I’ll likely be up over 36 hours. So I’m not sure what to expect, except that as my sleep-deprived brain tries to play games, you can bet that I’ll suck more as the evening wears on. Ah well.
  • A Classic Dungeon Crawling Silent Auction — for charity!

    Brad Grier
    20 Feb 2015 | 7:05 pm
    Thanks to the kind friends at Beamdog I’m able to up the ante for incentives to my sponsors of my 24hr game-a-thon participation in Play4Paws2 — supporting CaliCan Rescue Foundation. Butt Kicking, for Goodness! Baldur’s Gate. Baldur’s Gate II: Shadows of Amn, Icewind Dale. These games hold a special place in my heart. I was at the Edmonton Baldur’s Gate launch party when I was covering it for local TV news. Then later, when I worked for BioWare, I contributed to the marketing and communications efforts of these games and the Infinity Engine that they’re built on. At the time,…
  • Can I buy your support? It’s for a great cause.

    Brad Grier
    15 Feb 2015 | 6:26 pm
    Update: Beamdog just dog-piled on with 6 classic Dungeons & Dragons games! I’ve added my Gaming Schedule. If you read this post (I’m Crazy and I’m gaming for 24 hours for an amazing cause! Sponsor Me!) then you know that I’m doing a bit of fundraising for my favourite dog rescue — CaliCan Rescue. But I’ve noticed that I’ve still not received any sponsorships, even though I’ve gone to the extraordinary effort of posting once about it on Facebook, and writing the aforementioned blog post. Hmm, I think I need something more to get my friends involved. So, unlike Rene (one of…
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  • 14 Last-Minute April Fools' Pranks to Steal From Instagram

    Brinton-Parker
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:00 pm
    Are you hankering for a good April Fools' Day joke but don't have the time for an elaborate plan? Well, Instagram is filled with ideas that'll help you prank your loved ones before the day is over. Start taking notes, because these photos are the app's best prank inspiration!
  • Step Inside Facebook's Newest Office to See Some CRAZY Perks

    Brinton-Parker
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:55 pm
    When Facebook announced that it was opening a new building in its Menlo Park, CA, campus, nobody knew what to expect (aside from a heck of a lot of computers) - so when the company invited some of the Bay Area's top Instagrammers to preview the offices, we were totally blown away! Designed by architect Frank Gehry, the building (dubbed MPK20) is filled with custom art, resort-like amenities, and a cool vibe that employees can't stop sharing. So what are the perks to working at the world's largest social network? Check out these insider snaps of the Facebook office to find out! Suffice it to…
  • All the New iPhone Rumors We Hope Are True

    Brinton-Parker
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:05 pm
    With tech wristwear, the smallest MacBook ever, and groundbreaking medical technology fast approaching on the Apple horizon, we'd almost forgotten about the next iPhone . . . but not quite. Rumors are swirling about the new installment of Apple's smartphone series, and we can't help but feel a little giddy about some of the speculations. Because Apple typically announces its new releases in September, we'll have to wait a few months to know for sure, but here are all the things that experts expect to see during the next iPhone release: Three new iPhone 6 models: According to Digitimes,…
  • A New App Aims to Help Users With Heart Disease

    Victor-Verdugo
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:50 pm
    A new app monitors your heart and blood pressure - Not Impossible Now Are "selfie shoes" the new thing? - HuffPost Tech There are so many ways to customize this new laptop case - TechEBlog The Internet just got easier - meet the first carefree WiFi system - PureWow 39 tech leaders urge for protection for the LGBT community - BuzzFeed Tech Follow these tips to get Instagram-worthy hair - POPSUGAR Beauty
  • 7 Tech Essentials For Spring and Beyond

    Annie-Gabillet
    1 Apr 2015 | 1:50 pm
    Spring is a time for sprucing up your life and grabbing some sun. So we're enlisting the tech products in our lives to make this month more bright and fun! On our list, we have gadgets to pack in your getaway bag, goodies that will help you around the house, and - of course - the must-have item of the year, the Apple Watch, which comes out April 24. Check out your options for a fabulous April.
 
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  • Microsoft introduces Surface 3: The thinnest and lightest Surface yet

    MS Europe
    31 Mar 2015 | 9:00 am
    REDMOND, Wash. — March 31, 2015 — Microsoft Corp. is introducing a new Surface, the Surface 3. Like Surface Pro 3, it’s a tablet that can replace your laptop but is thinner, lighter and even more affordable. Powerful and efficient, Surface 3 is optimized to run full Windows and Office and features long battery life. The ability to run Windows apps and the versatile pen experience1 — great for taking notes or marking documents — make Surface 3 ideal for students, schools and anyone looking for a portable device to get things done. A 4G LTE-ready version,2 Surface 3 (4G LTE), will…
  • Empowering a Generation with Digital Skills

    Alexa Joyce
    23 Mar 2015 | 9:40 am
    A key conference is taking place in Brussels this week, one where the spotlight will not be on Heads of State, national ministers or EU officials – but on Europe’s youth. The Latvian Presidency’s EU Youth Conference is part of a commitment to engage directly with young people on the issues that matter most to them. And among the topics on the agenda will be the issue of digital literacy. High-level digital skills, encompassing computational thinking, programming and an understanding of how and when to apply technology are increasingly understood to be a core literacy for Europe.
  • European AppCup 2015 Winners Revealed

    MS Europe
    18 Mar 2015 | 6:39 am
    After an intense round of presentations, the winners of the 2015 AppCup were finally revealed during an awards ceremony held at the Microsoft Centre on 24 March. Each finalist had a chance to impress the jury of experts, highlighting their applications’ innovative features and answering key questions about their work. The judges had a tough choice in front of them, but after careful deliberation, the AppCup 2015 went to: Business-to-Consumer Category Urban Denoiser Signalling the arrival of a new generation of audio players intended for real time working, Urban Denoiser is the brainchild of…
  • Staying on Track for Europe’s Digital Single Market

    Stephen Collins
    18 Mar 2015 | 3:13 am
    With this coming May earmarked for the long-anticipated launch of the European Commission’s overarching Digital Single Market strategy, now is a good moment to consider why it’s vital to get the digital single market right and what’s at stake if we don’t. It’s been suggested that, with the right support, the digital sector could grow seven times faster than overall EU GDP in years to come. Achieving a fully-functioning digital single market could translate into an additional 340 billion euro in economic growth. The incentives for this new Commission to embrace digital technologies…
  • European Real Madrid fans meet their superstars

    MS Europe
    13 Mar 2015 | 4:37 am
    It’s not every day that football fans get the opportunity to meet their superstars. But a dream became reality for 12 of Real Madrid’s biggest fans – or ‘madridistas’ as they are called. During an event hosted at the club’s stadium in Madrid, these 12 Real Madrid supporters got the chance to virtually meet four of the team’s players – Marcelo, Gareth Bale, Sergio Ramos and Chicharito – via a Skype video call for a Q&A session. Real Madrid players, from left, Marcelo, Gareth Bale, Sergio Ramos and Chicharito, share a light moment in a Skype conversation Thursday,…
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  • IlluminAte Photo – motion activated light up pictures for your home

    Donyae Coles
    1 Apr 2015 | 2:00 am
    You want people to look at the things you hang on your walls. Otherwise you would just let them sit in boxes somewhere. You spent a lot of time putting those memories up, someone should look. IlluminAte Photo is a motion activated lit photo that draws attention to itself. IlluminAte Photo allows you choose your own photo and have it put into an illuminated frame. You chose a photo and that’s what [...] 187 words | permalink | No comments | digg this
  • The SwatchMate Cube – capture the colors of your world to use in your design projects

    Donyae Coles
    1 Apr 2015 | 2:00 am
    Have you ever seen the perfect shade of a color? Just the right blue or green that you wanted to replicate for your own project? Only when you got back from the real world to your workspace, you couldn’t quite copy it. The SwatchMate Cube captures real world color and lets you use it in the digital world. You place the Cube on top of the color you’re attempting to capture be [...] 177 words | permalink | No comments | digg this
  • Okki Nokki Record Cleaning Machine – clean up old records and save timeless music

    Donyae Coles
    1 Apr 2015 | 2:00 am
    LPs are so last century. Really, they are, but thanks to hipsters, they’re making a comeback. Which is neat because there are some musicians that can only be found on record. These songs won’t lost to dusty old attics. The Okki Nokki Record Cleaning Machine will clean up old records so they can play like new again. This product does not play records. It is not a record player. [...] 177 words | permalink | No comments | digg this
  • DELL XPS13 2015 – On The Road With This New Ultra Portable Computer, Good & Bad

    Nigel
    31 Mar 2015 | 4:01 am
    We’re happy to report that Windows laptops aren’t dead. Despite a sustained and long term assault by tablet computers, netbooks, Chromebooks and even smartphones, the fact is there are some things you can only do with a full blown laptop computer. We’ve recently took one of the most interesting of the new breed out on a short 5 day road test, to see just how well the genre is doing in its fightback. The answer [...] 1,013 words | permalink | No comments | digg this
  • Volvo Life Paint – turn everything into safety wear

    Donyae Coles
    31 Mar 2015 | 2:00 am
    Tired of having to wear bright colors when you go out at night so you don’t get run over by a car? Is safety gear really cramping your style? Volvo understands and wants you to be fashionable and safe. Life Paint is the non-permanent safety solution that turns your bike and clothing into reflective gear without cramping your style. Life Paint is a spray on reflective paint that is [...] 200 words | permalink | No comments | digg this
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  • People Use An Electronic Smartpen For The First Time

    BuzzFeedBlue
    28 Mar 2015 | 10:39 am
    People Use An Electronic Smartpen For The First Time The mother's companion to the iPad. Check out more awesome BuzzFeedBlue videos! http://bit.ly/YTbuzzfeedblue1 MUSIC Robotix Licensed via Warner Chappell Production Music Inc. GET MORE... From: BuzzFeedBlue Views: 697253 18550 ratings Time: 03:07 More in Science & Technology
  • Why the Gold Apple Watch Costs $10,000

    CollegeHumor
    10 Mar 2015 | 1:19 pm
    Why the Gold Apple Watch Costs $10,000 Think wealthier. See more http://www.collegehumor.com LIKE us on: http://www.facebook.com/collegehumor FOLLOW us on: http://www.twitter.com/collegehumor FOLLOW us on: ... From: CollegeHumor Views: 2880239 43412 ratings Time: 01:48 More in Comedy
  • Ed O'Neill on the 'Modern Family' iPhone Show

    TheEllenShow
    23 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm
    Ed O'Neill on the 'Modern Family' iPhone Show He told Ellen all about his co-star Sofia Vergara and their ambitious new episode. From: TheEllenShow Views: 275093 3650 ratings Time: 02:45 More in Entertainment
  • Why Are Fewer People Studying Science and Engineering?

    vlogbrothers
    20 Feb 2015 | 4:57 pm
    Why Are Fewer People Studying Science and Engineering? I went to New York City to talk to a bunch of press people about science education and the need for more graduates with STEM degrees. It was part of a campaign I'm doing with Emerson, an engineerin ... From: vlogbrothers Views: 407698 16309 ratings Time: 03:46 More in People & Blogs
  • Ellen Meets Humans of New York

    TheEllenShow
    3 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm
    Ellen Meets Humans of New York The blog has touched people around the world. Ellen met the man behind the camera and two incredible people he featured. From: TheEllenShow Views: 631324 14733 ratings Time: 05:04 More in Entertainment
 
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    Network World Alpha Doggs

  • College students admit they'll text during anything (and I mean anything)

    1 Apr 2015 | 10:53 am
    College students acknowledge that it's socially unacceptable to text while showering, attending a funeral or while having sex, but they'll do it anyway, according to new research from Penn State Harrisburg psychologists."We have looked at inappropriate texting behavior -- texting while driving, for instance -- before, but what we wanted to find out is whether the people who are engaging in these forms of behavior even know whether or not it is the right thing to do," said Marissa Harrison, associate professor of psychology, Penn State Harrisburg, in a statement.To read this article in full or…
  • Google Maps Pac-Man can't wait for April Fools' Day

    31 Mar 2015 | 11:52 am
    Google, which in recent years has popped out so many April Fools' Day pranks that they've warranted their own slideshows, this year has gotten a head-start by rolling out Google Maps Pac-Man to end March.(The most exciting Pac-Man news since NFL player Adam "Pac-Man" Jones -- @RealPacMan24 -- started following me on Twitter for some inexplicable reason?)The gamified Google Maps lets you play Pac-Man across any location you plug into the mapping program (we're showing a map of Google's Cambridge, Mass., location here).To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
  • Hands on: AT&T Velocity hits the WiFi hotspot

    26 Mar 2015 | 10:38 am
    AT&T Velocity I’m using the ZTE-built AT&T Velocity WiFi hotspot as I write up my quickie review of the device here, and sure enough it’s providing me with ample speed as I fact check on the web during this process.The basic purpose for the device is to provide you with 2.4- or 5-GHz WiFi Internet access – via an AT&T 4G LTE connection -- when you can’t find free or safe WiFi in the wild. You just need to make sure you’re not somewhere that blocks usage of such devices – a practice frowned upon by the FCC.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click…
  • No, Seth Rogen is NOT the new White House IT director

    23 Mar 2015 | 2:38 pm
    Wikipedia Yes, Seth Rogen did get the White House's attention late last year with his controversial movie "The Interview" -- about a fictitious assassination of North Korea's leader. But no, the White House has not hired him to run its IT department.The man taking on that job is David Recordon, a 28-years-young veteran of Facebook and open standards efforts such as OpenID. And yes, he does strike something of a resemblance to the actor, as has been pointed out numerous times over the years during Recordon's public appearances, such as when he discussed "Scaling Facebook with OpenSource Tools"…
  • Despite Wave of Data Breaches, Official Says Patient Privacy Isn't Dead

    23 Mar 2015 | 11:48 am
    Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Jocelyn Samuels, Director of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) It's hard to keep track of even the biggest health data breaches, given how frequently they seem to be happening. Just Tuesday, health insurer Premera Blue Cross disclosed that hackers broke into its system and may have accessed the financial and medical records of some 11 million people. The intrusion began last May but wasn't discovered until January and wasn't shared publicly until this week.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
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  • Solution: Firefox Hanging / Freezing on Linux

    Angsuman Chakraborty
    31 Mar 2015 | 3:59 am
    I use CentOS 5.5 as my Desktop OS. Cent OS is a very stable Linux OS and is widely used in servers worldwide. And yet my Firefox used to regularly crash. By crash I mean the machine freezes up completely. Only recourse is to either reboot it or somehow execute the kill ... Read : Solution: Firefox Hanging / Freezing on Linux.
  • Microsoft Plans to Say Hello to Your Windows 10 Passwords

    pratima
    18 Mar 2015 | 1:47 am
    With Windows Hello, users can scan their face, iris or fingerprint to verify identity and access their devices. Microsoft announced yesterday two components of Windows 10, its next operating system, that will help users log into both hardware and digital services. Windows 10 will support Fast Identity Online (FIDO) 2.0 specification. Microsoft will introduce an automatic biometric ... Read more »»».
  • Apple TV: Apple Plans to Launch Low-Cost Web TV Service with 25 Channels in September

    pratima
    18 Mar 2015 | 12:11 am
    Apple Inc. plans to build an online television service are coming into sharper focus. Shares in Apple rose by more than 1 per cent yesterday after reports that the iPhone maker was preparing to do battle with the big US cable companies by introducing a cheap online TV service ( Apple Internet TV Service ). The .... Read the original article  : here.
  • NASA Announces USA Small Business Industry Awards 2014!

    angsuman
    16 Mar 2015 | 5:23 am
    “American small businesses are critical to our success as the world leaders in space exploration and scientific discovery,” said Small Business Program Associate Administrator Glenn Delgado. “As NASA continues to reach for new heights and advance an ambitious journey to Mars, we’re helping to create jobs and support small businesses right here on Earth.” SBIA program ... Read : NASA Announces USA Small Business Industry Awards 2014!.
  • How to install and run latest s3fs on CentOS 5.5

    angsuman
    2 Nov 2013 | 1:08 am
    You can install and run s3fs latest version (tested on 1.73) on CentOS 5.5. Please consider this as on update to the s3fs documentation. yum remove fuse fuse* fuse-devel yum install gcc.x86_64 libstdc++-devel.x86_64 gcc-c++.x86_64 curl.x86_64 curlpp.x86_64 curlpp-devel.x86_64 curl-devel.x86_64 libxml2.x86_64 libxml2-devel.x86_64 openssl-devel.x86_64 mailcap.x86_64 cd /usr/local/src wget “https://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/fuse/fuse-2.X/2.8.4/fuse-2.8.4.tar.gz?r=&ts=1299709935&use_mirror=cdnetworks-us-1″ tar -xzvf fuse-2.8.4.tar.gz rm fuse-2.8.4.tar.gz mv fuse-2.8.4…
 
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  • Record-Shattering, All-Electric 1968 Mustang

    1 Apr 2015 | 4:04 pm
    If I was going to drop $200K on an electric car, it would definitely be something like this. The Zombie 222 produces over 800 horsepower and a mind-numbing 1,800 pounds of torque. Those numbers translate into a 0–60 time of just 2.4 seconds, a remarkable eighth-mile time of 6.8 seconds at 101 mph and an estimated quarter-mile time of 10.7 seconds at 125 mph. Comments
  • Battlefield Hardline Performance Video Card Review

    1 Apr 2015 | 4:04 pm
    If you haven't done so already, make sure you guys take a moment to read our Battlefield Hardline Performance Video Card Review today. Our crew has taken a dozen video cards and put them to the test to see just what it takes to get the most out of this game. Battlefield Hardline has been released finally. We gather twelve video card comparisons and find out what you need to enjoy this game in multiplayer and campaign modes. We will look at multi-GPU scaling, D3D vs. Mantle, and VRAM usage to find out where the best money is spent to enjoy this new game. Comments
  • Woman Charged For Flashing Breasts At Street View Car

    1 Apr 2015 | 3:04 pm
    Trust me, after you look at the picture, you are going to want her arrested too. Comments
  • [H]ardware Round-Up II

    1 Apr 2015 | 3:04 pm
    Cases: Bitfenix Colossus Mini-ITX @ Bjorn3D Power Supply: Xigmatek Maverick S 500W @ techPowerUP! Storage: Patriot Ignite 480GB SSD @ LanOC Silicon Power S80 240GB SATA SSD @ Modders Inc. Video: 28nm GPUs Extended Through 2015 @ PCPer PNY GTX 980 XLR8 Pro OC @ HwC
  • GoDaddy IPO Values Company At $4.5B

    1 Apr 2015 | 2:04 pm
    Hahahahaha, GoDaddy is worth $4.5 billion. This is an April Fool's Day joke...right? Web hosting company GoDaddy Inc has priced its initial public offering at $20 per share, above its previously indicated $17 to $19 per share range, valuing it at around $4.5 billion, including debt, according to underwriting sources. At this price, the IPO would raise $440 million. A GoDaddy spokesman did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Comments
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  • Sweat those Pipes!

    26 Mar 2015 | 4:59 am
    An interesting day the SCTE Spring Lecture yesterday – thanks to those speaking and organising the event. The headline topic was DOCSIS 3.1, which is the next evolution of cable modem technology. I have spent the last few years working with DSL-based ISPs, so it was good to find out what’s been going on with cable. DOCSIS 3.1 updates cable modem technology by increasing the potential spectrum available and improving the efficiency of is of spectrum use. It also opens the door to better integration between the TV data sides of cable technology, as well as standardising platform management…
  • Riepl's Law - Why email isn't going away anytime soon

    18 Mar 2015 | 11:45 am
    Layers of News Media over time - Business will be no different(from Baekdalmedia.com) We've written about this a few times on Broadstuff, but not for Social Business. I wrote about this application of Riepl's Law to Enterprsises over at the Agile Elephant Blog, but in short: It’s never going to happen. Email will be here for a long time still, so get used to living with it. Social Business systems that can’t cope with email will die a long time before email will. The reason for this is that, in the entire history of new media from the invention of speech onwards, newer and further…
  • The Darwinian Stew of Web 2.0

    10 Mar 2015 | 4:08 am
    News this week that GigaOm and FriendFeed have closed down. GigaOm was one of the (better, IMO) Tech blogs-cum-digital news sites, the problem was (i) so many others also opened up at the same time, and (a salutary lesson) GigaOm was more about sound analysis rather than froth or shilling. If there is one lesson from Digital media it is that heavyweight content usually sinks, we are still largely in the "digital weeds" phase of ecosystem development in digital media . TechCrunch* soild itself to AOL, this does raise questions of whether there will be a larger shakeout soon. Friendfeed was one…
  • State of Social Business market in France

    9 Mar 2015 | 4:41 am
    I published a summary of the Lecko report on Social Business is France 2015 over on the Agile Elephant blog, in two parts: - Research into the evolution of deployment and what companies are doing - Research into the software and comparisons of features There is quite a lot that is useful for UK and other countries rather than being just France specific. The most powerful part of the work however, in my view, is the analysis of 35 software packages against c 550 datapoints (see analysis diagram of one package, Jive, above), its a very good way of comparing for selection and "best fit"…
  • The Future of Social Business 2015

    10 Feb 2015 | 5:36 am
    Bjoern Negelmann and the Gartner Hype Curve of Social Business I wrote up 2 notes in our Agile Elephant Blog (over here and here) on the state of Social Business today, but here is a summary: In essence I buy Bjoern Negelmann's analysis at the Enterprise 2.0 Summit in Paris last week that it is in the Slough of Despond phase, and the only way is up (see picture above). This is confirmed in my view by the latest McKInsey report on the subfect, which essentially notes that it is here to stay, and more and more companies expect to expand its usage. I also think the fact that two "New New" memes…
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  • Google And Asus Tease ‘Computer on a Stick’ Chromebit With Chrome OS

    Pranav Prateek
    1 Apr 2015 | 8:16 am
    Have you ever fantasized of sticking a pen-drive like device to a display monitor and turn it into a full fledged computer? If yes, your fantasies are about to come true courtesy Google and Asus. The Asus Chromebit is what Google calls ‘Computer on a Stick’. The device is capable of turning any display into a PC by simply plugging into it. Google further elaborates in a blog post that the device will be available for under $100 (Rs. 6200 approx). If this is indeed true, then the possibilities are endless with the device finding its use in schools, businesses and other areas. The…
  • Microsoft Launches Surface 3 Tablet At An Affordable Price

    Pranav Prateek
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:40 am
    The Surface Pro 3 launched last year was meant for high-end work by professionals and was priced in the premium bracket. Now, Microsoft has launched a cheaper version of the Surface Pro 3 aimed at business travelers and budget friendly college goers. The Surface 3 will fulfill most of your everyday tasks but don’t expect it to run graphics and other complex software. The Surface 3 has been priced at $499 for the 64GB memory and 2GB RAM version (vs $799 to $1,949 for the Pro 3). If you want more memory be prepared to shell out another $100 for the 128 GB memory and 4GB RAM version.
  • Gmail Brings Unified Inbox For All Your Mails

    Pranav Prateek
    31 Mar 2015 | 7:18 am
    Looks like Google has heard the demands of millions of Gmail users who wanted a single inbox for all their accounts. The latest version of Gmail now supports a unified inbox to show all your mails from multiple accounts at a single place. The unified mailbox has been named “All inboxes” and will be visible in the same tab as other accounts. Earlier, Gmail users had to swap mailboxes to view mails in different accounts. The new unified inbox in Gmail The unified inbox even supports Yahoo, Outlook and other IMAP/ POP accounts. There’s more good news for the users of Yahoo and…
  • TRAI May Soon Regulate IM Apps Like Whatsapp, Viber And Skype

    Pranav Prateek
    30 Mar 2015 | 9:59 am
    According to several reports, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India is planning a regulatory framework for regulating internet based IM apps like Whatsapp, Hike, Skype and the likes. Earlier, Airtel had gone one step ahead and imposed separate tariff for using such Internet based VoIP and Over the top (OTP) apps before rolling back that decision. Activists have widely opposed such moves on account of net-neutrality. Voice service providers however have faced drastic decline in traditional revenue streams like SMS and voice, with many sections using these apps to communicate instead. TRAI…
  • CyanogenMod OS12 Is Out: Here’s Everything You Need To Know About It

    Harsh
    27 Mar 2015 | 6:02 am
    Cyanogen is an open source operating system known for providing exciting features with an amazing user experience. It offers customization to its users and comes preloaded in many devices like Micromax YuYureka, OnePlus One and many more. It can be installed in other devices like Nexus officially.Cyanogen OS12 is based on Android Lollipop whereas the previous version was based on Kitkat. There are quite a few differences between them mainly because of the different Android base. The good thing about CM12 is that it has retained most of the features (not all) of CM11 and at the same time…
 
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  • Epic Awards One Of Three Unreal Dev Grants To Makers Of Net Neutrality Game

    Timothy Geigner
    1 Apr 2015 | 9:09 pm
    It's been a unique experience for me as a Techdirt writer, one who does not delve into the net neutrality debates and posts very often, to watch the effect the wider coverage about net neutrality has had on the general public. Without being scientific about it, there are certain markers for story penetration I notice and have noticed specifically when it comes to net neutrality. For instance, a couple of months ago, my father called me up with a simple question: "What should my position be on net neutrality?" The question itself isn't generally useful, but the simple fact that a grandfather…
  • DailyDirt: Drifting Around In A Car For Fun

    Michael Ho
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:00 pm
    April Fool's day is fun for some people -- and annoying for others. John Oliver thinks pranks are terrible, and he's gotten some people to make a no-pranks pledge. But for folks who like to waste time and smirk at the discomfort at others, here are a couple videos to watch featuring cars and some crazy driving. Driving instructors probably have more than their share of scary moments in a car, so why not prank them on their first day on the job? Professional driver Leona Chin pretended to be an incompetent driver for a bit, then pulled into a closed parking lot and took the car for a real…
  • NYPD Claims It Can't Find 'Widely-Circulated' Memo That Cut Off Press Access To Precinct Crime Blotters

    Tim Cushing
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:48 pm
    MuckRock is again reporting on a mysteriously missing document -- one that was previously acknowledged to exist but come public records request time, simply can't be found. A couple of months ago, it was the FBI claiming that a Drone Impact Assessment it had previously "released" in response to an FOIA request (read: redacted in full) suddenly couldn't be located. Now, it's the gold standard of Freedom of Information obfuscation -- the New York Police Department -- claiming the same thing. In December 2013, the NYPD ordered its 77 precinct commanders to route reporters’ requests for…
  • State Legislators Pushing Bills To Shield Police Officers From Their Own Body Camera Recordings

    Tim Cushing
    1 Apr 2015 | 2:35 pm
    Police accountability remains a major concern. Lawsuits alleging improper police conduct are filed seemingly nonstop. The Department of Justice continues to investigate police department after police department for a variety of civil rights violations. More and more police departments are equipping body cameras on their officers in hopes of trimming down the number of complaints and lawsuits filed against them. Meanwhile, the public has taken police accountability into its own hands, thanks to the steady march of technology -- which has put a portable phone in almost every person's hands, and…
  • Unpatentable Vegetables Are Now Patentable In Europe

    Glyn Moody
    1 Apr 2015 | 1:37 pm
    As Techdirt has reported, in the US, software patents are getting harder to obtain as the US Patent Office applies the important Alice v. CLS Bank ruling from the Supreme Court. In Europe, "programs for computers" are explicitly excluded from patentability according to Article 52 of the European Patent Convention -- but "only to the extent to which a European patent application or European patent relates to such subject-matter or activities as such." That cunningly opaque distinction between "programs for computers" and "programs for computers as such" has allowed thousands of patents for the…
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  • Maximizing the Impact of Videoconferencing

    Simon Davis
    24 Mar 2015 | 11:06 am
    Video conferencing is a rising trend with everyone from the rarified heights of the Fortune 500 companies to small businesses and shiny new startups. However, using video conferencing to its maximum potential and impact has some tips and tricks – and a lot of them are old school rules about communication and how to run a meeting.read more
  • Britain’s Top 50 Business Advisers of 2015 Announced – ABP Coaches Celebrate

    Guest Author
    9 Mar 2015 | 2:00 am
    Warren Knight and Daryl Woodhouse celebrate being named as two of Britain’s top advisers in business. The NextWomen learns more about their achievements which have earned this recognition. read more
  • How to Kickstart Your Fitness for 2015: Xtreme Gym’s Boot Camp!

    Clover Lewis
    5 Mar 2015 | 1:00 am
    Clover Lewis visited Xtreme Gym’s Boot Camp to find out what makes it different, what they have to offer, and whether she could handle the workout!  read more
  • An Interview with Kojo

    Lorraine White
    4 Mar 2015 | 1:00 am
    Lorraine White, Co-founder and Director of menswear brand, Hashtag Collective, was intrigued when she heard that Kojo, known best for being a comedian and radio host, was writing a book and a romance book at that. Above Romance is the new novel out by Kojo and Lorraine White went to meet him to find out more.read more
  • A Chat With Paula Slier, CEO of Newshound Media International

    Estelle Ah-Kiow
    3 Mar 2015 | 1:00 am
    Estelle Ah-Kiow was lucky enough to catch up with broadcaster Paula Slier.read more
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  • Making music

    C.K. Sample III
    21 Mar 2015 | 7:17 pm
    I’ve been playing around with music again. For my birthday, I ordered Teenage Engineering’s Factory OP-16 synth, which has been fun to tinker with. Here’s a quick series of patterns I slammed together into a track on it: I’ve been trying to get it to play nicely with my Kaossilator 2, but they don’t sync, so it’s all upon my impeccable timing to get them totally aligned, which is a little difficult. In addition to this little bit of tinkering fun, a few weeks back, some coworkers and myself rented out some studio space and jammed for 3 hours. It was so much…
  • TUAW and Engadget #tuaw4ever

    C.K. Sample III
    3 Feb 2015 | 4:15 pm
    The saddest news about Aol. shutting down TUAW today is that TUAW has finally lost the battle against Engadget. Don’t get me wrong. Engadget is great. Weblogs, Inc. was built upon the success of Engadget. Engadget was a blogging machine built by Brian Alvey, Jason Calacanis, and Peter Rojas after Jason successfully persuaded Peter to jump ship from Gizmodo and build a better Gizmodo. The audience followed Peter’s star power as an established gadget and technology blogger, Engadget started out-scooping Gizmodo, and it was a success. Weblogs, Inc was a machine of blogs built to feed…
  • Ditched my Cintiq Companion and upgraded my Surface Pro 3

    C.K. Sample III
    25 Jan 2015 | 9:29 am
    So yesterday, I went to the Microsoft Store at the Domain, and traded in my just under a month old i5 128GB Surface Pro 3 for the top of the line i7 500GB model. I did this with funds I made from selling my Cintiq Companion this past week on Amazon Marketplace for ~$78 more net profit than I originally paid for it (thanks to getting it this summer when Wacom was running a summer ~$500 off sale + Cintiq Companion’s being hard to come by currently while everyone awaits the release of the newly announced Cintiq Companion 2). Aside: If you want to sell old gear fast at reasonable prices,…
  • No more advertisements

    C.K. Sample III
    18 Jan 2015 | 5:32 pm
    I’ve had advertisements on this site forever. I just removed them. There’s no point. In any case, if you like the things I tend to write and do and you want to motivate me to keep doing these things / do them more often, I set up a Patreon page where you can become a patron. Although, I must say, although I like the idea behind Patreon, I don’t like the execution much. It’s very inflexible. Why can’t I set up different types of patronage for different endeavors at different price points? Why is everything either recurring by month or recurring by thing created?
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    C.K. Sample III
    11 Jan 2015 | 1:31 pm
    As I tweeted earlier today, I’m now the answer to life, the universe, and everything years old. Kristin asked me if I felt older on the way to church this morning, and my reply was, “I feel like I’m learning new things recently.” This is my first birthday without a dad and it’s about 6 months since he passed. I was struck oddly today by the lack of him calling me up to sing the silly penny song that he’s sung to me every birthday that I can remember (counting pennies you receive for each year behind you). But beyond that small sadness, I’ve been…
 
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  • The Essentials of Information Security Kit: Includes a Free PC Security Handbook - 2nd Edition eBook

    30 Mar 2015 | 1:20 pm
    The Essentials of Information Security brings together the latest in information, coverage of important developments, and expert commentary to help with your Information Security related decisions.The following kit contents will help you get the most out of your Information Security research:PC Security Handbook - 2nd EditionThe Client Mandate on SecurityPrivileged User Activity Auditing: The Missing Link for Enterprise Compliance and Security5 Truths about Securing Digital WorkspacesRequest Free!
  • iPad CTO Kit - including the iPad Tips and Tricks Guide for IT Executives and Managers

    23 Mar 2015 | 4:20 pm
    The iPad CTO Kit brings together the latest in information, coverage of important developments, and expert commentary to help with your IT Management related decisions.The following kit contents will help you get the most out of your IT Management research:The Evolving Role of the CIOiPad Tips and Tricks - A Guide for Executives and ManagersSchneider Electric: Riverbed Cloud Steelhead Appliances Support IT Migration to Cloud Computing, SaaS and IaaSGovernance Takes a Central Role as Enterprises Shift to MobileRequest Free!
  • Your Unofficial Raspberry Pi Manual

    20 Nov 2014 | 11:20 am
    You’ve surely heard of the Raspberry Pi: the palm-sized computer with enough power to run servers or media centres complete with retro gaming.  Rasberry Pi has the connectivity to control security systems and enthusiast projects; and with the software tools to encourage the teaching and understanding of programming. Since its launch in 2012 the Raspberry Pi has exceeded expectations, becoming a must-have piece of computer hardware for enthusiasts and tech-heads. For a small project developed to be sold to schools and colleges to teach programming principles, that’s not bad.
  • Exploit Kits: Cybercrime's Growth Industry

    11 Aug 2014 | 11:20 am
    Cybercriminals have turned their attention away from exploiting Windows operating systems to pursuing the popular third party applications installed on nearly every PC around the world. That is why patch management has become a critical layer in your malware defense.Request Free!
  • jQuery Hotshot -- Free 32 Page Excerpt

    6 Aug 2014 | 11:50 am
    It has become the standard tool for web developers and designers to add dynamic, interactive elements to their sites, smoothing out browser inconsistencies and reducing costly development time.jQuery Hotshot walks you step by step through 10 projects designed to familiarise you with the jQuery library and related technologies. Each project focuses on a particular subject or section of the API, but also looks at something related, like jQuery's official templates, or an HTML5 feature like localStorage. Build your knowledge of jQuery and related technologies.Learn a large swathe of the API, up…
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  • Inside the Cadillac CT6, a Luxury Sedan Game Changer

    Chip Chick Staff
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:01 pm
    We first heard about Cadillac’s new large luxury sedan because of its swanky Bose sound system, but we got to check out the rest of the car at this week’s New York International Auto Show. Turns out, it’s a huge step forward in the luxury department in more ways than one. Gone are the days of luxury cars being plodding gunboats. Cadillac is trying to join in on the movement toward more powerful, efficient luxury sedans with the CT6, and they’re doing it both inside and outside the car. The frame is built from 11 different materials (mostly aluminum) that, among other…
  • Now This Is How You Build Your Own Computer

    Chance Kinney
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:28 pm
    Building your own computer has been a much beloved pastime of desktop computing enthusiasts for a long time, but it’s never been done quite like this. One Mike Schropp over at Total Geekdom hasn’t just picked his components of choice, he’s gone and built the case, too—from the ground up, out of LEGO bricks. And yeah, you can buy one. The project is a lot more complicated than it might strike you at first, and Mike’s lengthy explanation considerations that went into building the LEGO Computer are well worth a read. Suffice it to say that he set out to build a small…
  • April Fools’ Day 2015: 10 Hilarious Pranks We Kinda Wish Were Real

    Chip Chick Staff
    1 Apr 2015 | 1:23 pm
    It’s that one day of the year when you can’t believe anything you read on the Internet, as opposed to—huh. You know what, forget I said anything. Point is, it’s April Fools’ Day, and fools are out there straight making stuff up. And, while Amazon has decided to become an April Fools’ Day innovator by announcing something real, there are plenty others still serving up hoaxes, because if there’s one thing we on the Internet love, it’s being tricked, except we weren’t really tricked all along wink wink. PAC-Maps Google Maps gave us ways to blow…
  • WhatsApp Quietly Adds Voice Calling to Its Android App

    Chip Chick Staff
    1 Apr 2015 | 10:27 am
    I guess that’s one way to do a slow rollout of a new feature. Without much fanfare, Whatsapp has released an update to its Android app that allows for voice calls between Whatsapp users, something that could really start making a lot of people think twice about how much they really need calling service from wireless carriers. If you have an Android device and use Whatsapp, there’s a decent chance you got an update today. That update brought a new tweak to the Whatsapp interface, using three tabs—calls, chats and contacts. Chats and contacts are business as usual, but calls now…
  • April Fools! The Amazon Dash Button is Actually Real

    Chance Kinney
    1 Apr 2015 | 8:33 am
    Clever Amazon. Recognizing that corporate April Fools Day hoaxes have been done to death, they’ve figured out a fresh approach—announcing real news on April 1. Yeah, the Amazon Dash Button is no joke. In fairness, Amazon actually announced the Dash Button yesterday, but in the era of jumping the gun on Days, the two or three days before April Fools Day are just as dubious as April 1 itself. But, no, no joke. Amazon really is providing this level of convenience. The Amazon Dash Button basically exists to make sure you don’t ever have to make a Target run again, a prospect which…
 
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  • Simplify360 CEO comes in defence of Deepika Padukone #MyChoice

    admin
    30 Mar 2015 | 8:46 pm
    Simplify360 CEO Bhupendra Khanal comes in support of Deepika Padukone through a Facebook and a LinkedIn post today. He believes she did the right thing as a actor, and is becoming a master viral marketer. Here is the full text. The 3 Big Principles of Virility - Feminism and Male Bashing – Viral; advocate for more sex – more viral, show a gorgeous girl releasing the bra strip – most viral Modi bashing – viral, Indian government bashing – more viral, India bashing – most viral Fighting the censor board – viral, fighting the government ban – more…
  • #SocialWorldCup Generated Over 4000 Tweets

    Deepak T
    27 Mar 2015 | 6:31 am
    India is a cricket frenzy nation, where cricket unites every citizen, irrespective of their religions, caste, creed or color. It’s no wonder that on March 26, 2015, when India took on Australia in ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 semifinal, the tweeples in India set the micro blogging site on fire. Among the hashtags that were trending, #IndvsAus received the most number of mentions. One particular hash tag, #SocialWorldCup requires a special mention. This hashtag received 4562 mentions during the game. It received 2019 mention between 12pm and 2pm, when the Australians innings came to an end and…
  • Researchers take on Govt to Twitter with #RIPResearch

    admin
    2 Mar 2015 | 6:43 am
            Indian Research community took the Twitter by storm today with their criticism of government about the compensation to the Researchers. The protest was strong and was widely supported by Twitter community, and the hashtag #RIPResearch went trending in India for throughout the day. Here is the summary of the Twitter storm. Data and Research by Simplify360.  
  • India is now multi author market, Chetan Bhagat gets good competition from Durjoy Datta and Vishwas Mudagal

    admin
    22 Dec 2014 | 10:36 pm
    Simplify360 Research on most loved English Novels by Indian authors shows an amazing trend of authors fighting for poll position intensely. Chetan Bhagat is still the king and leads the race in terms of overall ranking that combines social and readers feedback in Goodreads, Flipkart and Amazon.   Chetan Bhagat secures a Simplify360 Social Index (SSI) of 8.86 for “Half Girlfriend”, while Durjoy Datta secures second position with SSI of 8.61 for his novel “When Only Love Remains” Losing my Religion by Vishwas Mudagal secures the third position with SSI of 7.88. In…
  • Zhigrana becomes first Nepali Movie to take Social Media Seriously

    admin
    22 Dec 2014 | 9:47 pm
    Zhigrana, upcoming movie from Golden Yak Entertainment (GYE) becomes first Nepali movie to use Social Media seriously. GYE team believes Social Media has gone main stream in Nepal, which should be taken seriously now given the user numbers in the country. Nepal now has over 44 lacs Facebook users and is expected to have around 20 lacs Twitter users. The country is believed to have over 50 lacs of Youtube viewers. GYE has started using Faebook, Twitter and Youtube as major channels. The promo is released through Youtube, and is promoted heavily in other social channels. GYE has started using…
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  • SinCup Magazine Theme for Blogger

    Carmela Maraan
    22 Mar 2015 | 10:00 pm
    Developed with jQuery, HTML, and CSS3, SinCup magazine theme for Blogger is vibrantly designed, and will set off your content in such a way that it attracts your visitors’ attention. It’s neat and at the same time modern, and is great for sprucing up a tired-looking blog theme. With a responsive layout, plenty of widgets, SEO optimization, and social sharing buttons, SinCup would make a great upgrade from your former template without making drastic changes to your blog’s functionality and design. If you’re featuring plenty of images in your blog, SinCup’s…
  • Gridy Template for Blogger

    Carmela Maraan
    20 Mar 2015 | 2:59 am
    Gridy is a clean and simple template for Blogger that’s ideal if you’ve got a lot of photos and images to feature. True to its name, Gridy has a grid-type layout that lets you maximize your content on the home page, and display plenty of your posts with post summaries and thumbnails of their respective photos and images. At the same time, the grid layout ensures that your site will always look neat and fresh to the eyes. Gridy is also optimized for SEO, social bookmarking, and ads, so you can get sponsorships for your blog and easily expand your audience. You won’t have any…
  • Perish Photography Blogger Template

    Carmela Maraan
    16 Mar 2015 | 2:16 am
    Perish photography template for Blogger is a beautiful template that allows you to feature your best photos in succession, without sacrificing on content. Its grid-type layout lets you pack in as much visual content as possible while maintaining a neat and clean overall look, thanks to its minimalist design. It’s also SEO- and social bookmarking-ready, so you can easily share your posts in your other social networks and expand your audience easily. Other features of this great template are: No Sidebars in home page Gallery Ads Ready Page Navigation Menu Magazine Photography Post…
  • Vcol Business Blogger Template

    Carmela Maraan
    11 Mar 2015 | 9:14 pm
    Vcol is a no-nonsense Blogger template that’s designed for both business and personal use. With its clean and understated look and layout, it would be easy to populate your blog with various types of content, making this template a truly flexible and versatile investment. This has plenty of great features, including: Reponsive layout Full-width featured image Suited for business blogs,personal blogs and fashion blogs Featured post widget Related posts widgets Easy-to-remove codes that are optional for use Awesome Feedburner subscriber button Redesignable colors using template designer…
  • Flavour Blogger Template

    Carmela Maraan
    10 Mar 2015 | 11:29 pm
    Flavour is a beautiful minimalist Blogger template that works well with personal blogs, but is flexible enough to be used in blogs of other niches. It’s cleanly designed, with a white background and light gray main area, where your posts are displayed in a linear fashion and your links in the left sidebar. It allows you to post images or videos as each post’s featured image, so there’s a lot of visual appeal in this otherwise minimalistic layout. You can even use it as a portfolio blog template! Other features include: Responsive SEO Friendly Ads Ready Minimalistic Stylish…
 
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  • Arc Welder Chrome App Lets you Easily Run Android Apps within the Browser

    Radu Tyrsina
    1 Apr 2015 | 10:05 am
    There are plenty of awesome Android apps and games, and everything is great as long as you have an Android-powered device to use them. But if you don’t or you want to bring this experience to a different platforms, such as your Chrome browsers. Luckily for you, there’s not a pretty... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Everything You Need to Know About the USB Type-C

    Alex Serban
    1 Apr 2015 | 8:21 am
    In case you didn’t hear about the brand new USB-C yet, it’s time to sit down and have a chat. This article might make you fall over, as this latest Type-C connector is one of the few that can be used on almost all types of devices. It is also the tiniest and the strongest, but don’t let... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • OnePlus DR-1 is a Limited Edition Mini-Drone for $19.99

    Raju PP
    31 Mar 2015 | 11:04 pm
    When the whole world is tripping over the stale and lame April Fool jokes, OnePlus, the Chinese tech startup has launched an actual product today. The OnePlus DR-1 (DRone, gotcha!) is a palm-sized miniature drone that you can pilot with an included remote for a bit of fun. OnePlus claims that the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Microsoft’s new Surface 3 Runs Full Windows and Comes in 4G LTE, as Well

    Radu Tyrsina
    31 Mar 2015 | 9:49 am
    When Microsoft first announced the original Surface tablet, many of us didn’t know that it was doomed to fail because of Windows RT. And when the company insisted with Windows RT in the second-generation, we already started to ask the question – when is Microsoft going to kill Windows... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • World Cup 2015: If the Cricket Teams had been Smartphones…

    Nimish Dubey
    31 Mar 2015 | 8:22 am
    As the curtain comes down on the 2015 cricket World Cup, we get into geek mode and take a look at the major teams in the tournament. By imagining they were smartphones. Hey, we told you we were in geeky mode! Australia: iPhone 6 Plus Well, just as the iPhone 6 Plus took flak for being too big and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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  • Why 2015 is the Year of Responsive Web Design

    Web Designing
    30 Mar 2015 | 12:20 am
    Responsive web design is no longer viewed as a nice-to-have but as a must-have. It provides sites with a better bounce rate, increase in traffic and an improved user experience, and these are some of the main reasons why businesses are adopting the trend. Let’s take a closer look at some stats to see why a responsive site can make a significant difference in your business. Mobile usage surpassed desktop usage in 2014. It’s no surprise that a large number of mobile web users are not likely to come back to a site that they weren’t able to access easily. This further…
  • How to Be an Expert in Content Marketing [Infographic]

    SEM
    20 Mar 2015 | 8:33 am
    Statistics prove that content marketing has created an enormous difference in the advancement and development of businesses in the industry. Content marketing can change the way customers view businesses, and to shed light on this technique we have created an infographic titled ‘How to Be an Expert in Content Marketing’. The information graphic provides details of the aspects to consider while creating quality content, ideas on building content, tips on how to make the best of the content generated, and points to make note of while creating and marketing content. Embed this…
  • Why You Should Increase Your Digital Marketing Fund

    SEM
    23 Feb 2015 | 9:38 pm
    Marketers have been on the hop trying to figure out the best ways to attract more customers. Strategies have been reviewed time and again, year after year, focusing on the right pattern to make the best out of their plans. This time, the spotlight is on Digital Marketing. Let’s take a look at some statistics.
  • 25 Interesting Social Media Marketing Stats from 2014

    kumaresan
    2 Feb 2015 | 3:11 am
    Social media has certainly come a long way in the past few years. Here are 25 stats that highlight some social media facts and provide data points that marketers can leverage for greater success in 2015. Marketers will spend $8.3 billion on social media advertising in 2015. 60% of consumers says the integration of social media makes them more likely to share product and services. 96% of social media managers measure number of fans and followers, 89% measure traffic and 84% measure mentions. Around 46% of web users will look towards social media when making a purchase. 78% of companies now say…
  • Top SEO Memes of 2014

    kumaresan
    8 Jan 2015 | 1:51 am
    Here’s a compilation of some SEO memes that went viral in 2014. 1. Hard to believe, but it’s true! 2. Exactly my reaction! 3. The Google Plus way! 4. True Story 5. Crime rate increasing on Page 2 of Google 6. OMG… that’s so scary! 7. Yikes! 8. Marketer – Level Spy 9. Search Engine Algorithm 10. It’s really a jungle out there for SEOs 11. Facepalm! Sources: SearchEngineJournal.com, Skilledup.com, Marketoonist.com
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  • Huawei Launches Two Smartphones: Honor 6 Plus and Honor 4X (And Here’s What You Need To Know)

    Sidharth
    24 Mar 2015 | 12:57 pm
    Honor, the e-brand of Huawei, has launched two smartphones in India. The first is Honor 6 Plus, and it comes with a massive 5.5-inch IPS display screen. And the second is Honor 4X with the exact massive screen. As you see these devices for the first time, they look like twins with strikingly similar configurations. […] You can read the original blog post here Huawei Launches Two Smartphones: Honor 6 Plus and Honor 4X (And Here’s What You Need To Know).
  • Micromax YU Yureka Review (2015): It’s A Strong Contender In The Budget Smartphone Market

    Sidharth
    21 Jan 2015 | 11:07 pm
    Having a smartphone with great build quality, excellent performance with an equally affordable price can be a disturbing fact for many. It almost sounds like a good dream. But thanks to the cut-throat smartphone competition, and the glowing desire of mobile companies to design and release reliable devices in the market, we Indians can now […] You can read the original blog post here Micromax YU Yureka Review (2015): It’s A Strong Contender In The Budget Smartphone Market.
  • Google Maps Printing: Here’s How It’s Done!

    Sidharth
    11 May 2014 | 10:47 pm
    There is a simple print button right inside the Google Maps to help you print the directions and maps in one sheet. But you didn’t know that. Or probably you did. In this article you will learn how to easily print a Google Map with or without the directions. Before learning this simple ‘art’, let […] You can read the original blog post here Google Maps Printing: Here’s How It’s Done!.
  • Close PayPal Account Without Delete Option

    Sidharth
    23 Jan 2014 | 1:52 am
    The process to permanently delete or close any account on the Internet usually requires tremendous effort from your side. The first step in the account deletion process is always the difficult one. Finding the right information, the exact delete link, or the close button is what you should be after — once you have these […] You can read the original blog post here Close PayPal Account Without Delete Option.
  • How to Open PDF Files on Mac For Free

    Sidharth
    2 Aug 2013 | 1:26 am
    First-time Mac users, learn how to open Adobe PDF files on your Mac machine. You can read the original blog post here How to Open PDF Files on Mac For Free.
 
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  • Old iPhones can help children with autism

    1 Apr 2015 | 11:26 am
    A couple of weeks ago, my daughter Grace lost her iPhone. Grace is a 15-year-old with a diagnosis of autism and a severe speech delay. Some people would call her "non-verbal" but she can say a few words and if people don't understand she shows them a picture. When Gracie was small, she used to have to carry a big book around to hold these pictures, but then the iPhone was invented and a very kind person gave us one to try. I was able to transfer all her pictures onto a folder on that phone and whenever we didn't have a picture, we could take a photograph and add that to her collection. Grace…
  • MS-DOS Mobile

    1 Apr 2015 | 8:39 am
    If you've got a Windows Phone, today is your lucky day. On April 1, Microsoft released DOS for mobile: "All the productivity you’ve come to expect from Microsoft in the simplest OS yet." Update: There's also a video ad.
  • Google unveils lots of new ChromeOS devices

    31 Mar 2015 | 2:26 pm
    Google has unveiled a whole lot of new Chrome OS devices today - mostly laptops - but there's also a small Chromecast-like dongle that you can slip into any HDMI port and turn that display into a full-on Chrome OS machine. It's only $99, which puts it right into impulse-buy territory. One of the laptops is a convertible with a touchscreen, which seems odd at first because Chrome OS isn't really built with touch in mind. It starts to make more sense, however, when you combine with the news that Google is opening up the App Runtime for Chrome to all Android developers, allowing them to get…
  • Microsoft unveils Surface 3, with terrible EU pricing

    31 Mar 2015 | 9:01 am
    The result is Surface 3, as well as a mobile-broadband version, Surface 3 (4G LTE). It's the thinnest and lightest Surface we've ever shipped. It runs full Windows, including desktop applications. It includes a one-year subscription to Office 365 to help you really get down to work. And it starts at just $499. I was genuinely excited when I read about this Surface 3. I actually really like the Surface concept, but the Surface Pro 3 is simply too powerful (and thus, too expensive) for my specific workload (minor translation work, proofreading, watching some videos, some browsing, that sort of…
  • The Verge's Samsung Galaxy S6 review

    31 Mar 2015 | 8:46 am
    The reviews of the new Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are starting to roll in. The Verge seems first. But design at this deeper level matters. And it's something Samsung has chosen - or been forced - to contend with. The Galaxy S6 is the first time I've felt like Samsung might finally be grappling with the idea of what a smartphone ought to be on an ontological level. No, the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge don't fully tick off every single box in that checklist. But they've done something better: become phones that are more than the collection of their parts. Samsung finally copied the right thing: caring…
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  • Monoprice 42-inch sound bar Review

    Digital Trends
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:34 pm
    Monoprice’s 12177 will make your wallet very happy, but it lacks the skills and frills of sound bars costing just a bit more. (6 out of 10) Pros Clear upper midrange Reasonably balanced sound Crazy affordable Cons Fuzzy midrange and treble Sluggish bass Budget build quality comes with budget price Monoprice is best known […]
  • Best Digital Cameras Right Now (April 2015)

    Brian Mitchell
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:00 am
    Our new Best Right Now awards are given to the best-in-class products at three different price points, so you don’t have to waste your time trying to figure out what to buy. We’ve done the research for you! Essentially, we are awarding three number 1’s, because who wants to buy #4, let alone #9, right? Our Best Budget digital camera needs to be good enough […]
  • Brother MFC-J4620DW Review

    TechRadar
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:30 am
    The new MFC-J4620DW sits in the middle of Brother’s small/home office range, delivering A3 printing and A4 scanning, copying and faxing. It also has the ability to connect directly to a range of cloud-based services such as OneDrive and Dropbox and to a wide range of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. The suggested […]
  • Apple Newton Product Reveal Video Leaked!

    Brian Mitchell
    1 Apr 2015 | 1:00 am
    We have just obtained a leaked Apple press release, along with an unreleased product reveal video! The Apple Newton was the most personal device ever, and it is coming back. The company hates to admit failure, and since everything Apple now touches turns to gold, it is a perfect opportunity to re-release the first PDA […]
  • Epson SureColor P600 Review

    Digital Trends
    31 Mar 2015 | 10:00 pm
    With its new ink system, Epson’s SureColor P600 is an excellent choice for the serious photographer. (8 out of 10) Pros Excellent color accuracy and saturation Extensive media handling, including roll paper Cons Limited to 13 inches Must manually cut prints off roll paper The SureColor P600 ($800) is Epson’s latest “prosumer” photo printer. […]
 
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  • Data Saver By Google For Faster Web-browsing On Desktop

    Deepesh Agarwal
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:58 am
    Google Chrome web-browser on mobile-platforms features the option to reduce bandwidth costs and enable faster web-browsing utilizing the "Google Data Compression Proxy". The same had been made available to Google Chrome Desktop users via an unofficial Data Compression Proxy extension as shared earlier, now the feature is officially made available by Google as new Data Saver web-browser extension. Once Data Saver extension is activated on Google Chrome, the web-browser will use Google servers to compress pages you visit before downloading them. Taking user's privacy into consideration, the…
  • WhatsApp Vs Texting !!!

    Deepesh Agarwal
    31 Mar 2015 | 3:34 am
  • Budget-Friendly Devices Of 2015

    Deepesh Agarwal
    31 Mar 2015 | 3:04 am
    Choosing great technology while on a budget isn't always an easy task. The choices out there are endless, but when looking for a high-quality device with an array of features, a low cost option is sometimes difficult to come by. Check out these inexpensive, high performing devices of 2015. The Pebble Smartwatch starts for as low as $99, and delivers a great product for its price. This budget smartwatch is compatible with iOS and Android devices, and can be customized to your liking with a swappable band and installable virtual watch faces. Get up to 7 days of battery life with the…
  • KeepSolid offers VPN Unlimited absolutely FREE - Limited Time Offer for Megaleecher Readers!

    Deepesh Agarwal
    26 Mar 2015 | 11:00 pm
    If you were looking for a solution for protected, secure and unlimited access to web sources, look no more. March 27th-28th,2015 are you lucky days to grab a month of VPN Unlimited subscription for absolutely FREE. Hurry to take advantage of the special 48-hour offer for our readers, go to https://www.vpnunlimitedapp.com/deals and get the service at no charge to you. VPN Unlimited is a top-notch VPN service, ensuring your privacy, anonymity and Internet safety, with unlimited connection speed and no traffic bandwidth. When connecting to a public Wi-Fi hotspot, VPN Unlimited protects and…
  • Microsoft To Offer Free Windows 10 Upgrades On Pirated Copies

    Deepesh Agarwal
    23 Mar 2015 | 3:00 am
    Microsoft has officially announced to offer pirate amnesty to all qualified PCs, genuine and non-genuine, with free upgrades to Windows 10. Earlier, Microsoft has offered cheap Windows 8 activations for $14.99 to gain traction for the newly released OS, but this time it's absolutely free for all. The offer will be available worldwide and would also means that anybody during the first year of Windows 10 release can pirate Windows 7 or Windows 8.x and then upgrade to Windows 10 for free.
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    Rex Hammock's RexBlog

  • John Oliver Hates April Fools Day as Much as I Do

    Rex Hammock
    31 Mar 2015 | 12:09 pm
    The 12 people who read this blog know how much I don’t like April 1 on the internet. It’s the day when people who aren’t funny on the internet try hard to pretend they are funny on the internet. What results is me using a term one rarely hears except to describe humor on April Fools Day: ham-handed. The saddest example of this was in the early days of TechCrunch when each year, the day would start with some news item about one company purchasing another company for some reason that made no sense. As a different version of that same “prank” appeared in…
  • Places Willie Nelson has Sung About While on the Road Again

    Rex Hammock
    21 Mar 2015 | 9:01 am
    Willie Nelson has recorded songs about six of the eight Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) I’ve lived in. Missing: Washington, DC and the small town I lived in until age five. The following two graphics are via the Atlantic’s CityLab.com, which also provides a Spotify playlist that will allow you to hear  most of the citified songs Willie Nelson recorded while rambling around the country. Click/tap either graphic to enlarge them: Related posts: In the words of Patsy Cline & Willie Nelson, “Crazy” The hee-haw hit parade Full-nelson hammerlock web-to-print…
  • On Gigaom

    Rex Hammock
    10 Mar 2015 | 8:43 am
    On first glance. the front page of the influential tech news site, Gigaom, appears like yesterday was merely another day at the office: Coverage of the Apple Watch announcement, coverage of the upcoming SXSW Interactive. But then, in what appeared on Twitter to be a surprise to even its employees, Gigaom ceased operations with a post on its front page saying this: Gigaom recently became unable to pay its creditors in full at this time. As a result, the company is working with its creditors that have rights to all of the company’s assets as their collateral. All operations have ceased. We…
  • Remembering Marissa Mayer’s 41 Shades of Blue

    Rex Hammock
    8 Mar 2015 | 7:10 am
    The following is from the current Ideal Email from Hammock Inc. Read the entire idea post here: You Can’t Control How Others See 50 Shades of Blue. Years ago, while Marissa Mayer was still at Google, an article appeared in the New York Times about the way she tested 41 shades of blue to decide which to use in a navigation bar. Many people still use that as a benchmark for the lengths a marketer should go to make sure something works. But there’s a “rest of the story” to the 41 shades test, as shared by Douglas Bowman, Google’s first visual designer. When he left Google to become…
  • A New Rule: Re-mojo Your Bike After Every Time a Car Knocks You Down

    Rex Hammock
    7 Mar 2015 | 4:17 pm
    On December 1 of last year, I was knocked down by a car’s side-view mirror while riding my bicycle home from work (and no, the car didn’t stop but a wonderful good samaritan did). While I was scratched and bruised, the major injuries were invisible: a concussion that wiped out a couple of hours of my memory and what turned out to be–although I didn’t realize it until a couple of months of denial–a chipped-off bone in my left hand that required surgery and a wire that’s still inside my left ring finger. But enough about me. It was my bike I was…
 
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    My Technology Guide: Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS, Android and more

  • Windows 10 Build 10049 Available For Download, Includes Spartan Web Browser

    SK Mezanul Haque
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:23 am
    Great news for all Windows Insiders! Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 10049. The latest build that bundles the most anticipated feature, the Spartan web browser. Finally, the wait is over. Windows Insider users can now download the latest Windows 10 build 10049 to test the new web browser. Spartan web browser will replace the now default Internet Explorer web browser. Except the inclusion of Spartan, Windows 10 build 10049 comes with a few bug fixes and improvements. It still does have a few bugs though, which is expected in a test build. With the inclusion of Spartan in build 10049,…
  • Windows 10 Minimum System Requirements

    SK Mezanul Haque
    23 Mar 2015 | 10:05 am
    Microsoft will officially release Windows 10 to the public this summer. Windows 10 will be released in 190 countries and 111 languages. Before the general availability (GA) of Windows 10, Microsoft will release Windows 10 RTM (Released To Manufacturing) for download this summer, probably in June. Almost always in the past, Microsoft released Windows in October but with Windows 10 everything is changing. Windows 10 will be released any date between July and September, not in October. Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 users for one year. As the time of…
  • Download Windows 10 Build 10041

    SK Mezanul Haque
    21 Mar 2015 | 11:15 am
    Microsoft recently released Windows 10 build 10041 to users testing Windows 10. The latest Windows 10 build 10041 is more stable than before. This build features a transparent Start Menu and other small visual enhancements. The new visual enhancements includes new login screen, new icons, new network fly out. All these visual enhancements makes Windows 10 look much prettier than before. If you are wondering if build 10041 comes with Spartan web browser, you will be disappointed to know it isn’t. May be in the future build, Microsoft will include Spartan browser. Download Latest Windows…
  • Windows 10 Release Date: Windows 10 Launching This Summer

    SK Mezanul Haque
    18 Mar 2015 | 9:46 am
    Microsoft has officially confirmed that Windows 10 will release this summer. Windows 10 will be available in 190 Countries and 111 Languages. At the Windows Hardware Engineering Community (WinHEC) summit in Shenzhen, China, Microsoft Windows’s chief Terry Myerson announced the launch of the new operating system. According to him, Windows 10, the PC version and Windows 10 for Phones, the mobile version of its operating system, will be launched in the same time frame. Microsoft still yet to announce the exact release date of Windows 10. In the announcement, Myerson said, “we…
  • Microsoft Spartan Web Browser Coming In Next Windows 10 Preview Release

    SK Mezanul Haque
    17 Mar 2015 | 11:00 am
    Microsoft will kill Internet Explorer web browser in the next upcoming preview release of Windows 10. The new modernized web browser codenamed Project Spartan will replace Internet Explorer. With the final release of Windows 10, users will be finally able to say goodbye to the omnipresent Internet Explorer. Until Windows 8.1, Internet Explorer came bundled with every Windows, released by Microsoft. Along with the development of the Windows 10, Microsoft is also working on a new modern web browser called Project Spartan. The name of the new web browser is not finalized yet, so we will here…
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    Digital Inspiration Technology Blog

  • Create an Apple ID without using a Credit Card

    Amit Agarwal
    30 Mar 2015 | 1:18 am
    Some apps, Google Earth for example, are available as free downloads in the iTunes Apps store but you need a UK or US based Apple ID to install them on to your iPad or Phone. Similarly, some iBooks and podcasts have geo restrictions and may only be available to iTunes users who are logged in with an Apple ID for one of the available countries. The workaround is simple. You can create multiple Apple IDs – like one for UK and another one for US Apps Store – and easily switch between them inside iTunes. So if you are signed-in from India, you can switch to the US store, login with…
  • How to Fake your Location in Google Chrome

    Amit Agarwal
    29 Mar 2015 | 11:02 am
    Some websites may request access to your location so that they can serve more relevant information. For instance, if you are looking for a gas station, a maps website may use your current geographic location to display stations that are near your place without you having to type your co-ordinates. Google Chrome will only share your location if you click Allow. How Browsers Determine your Location Earlier, websites would use the IP address to determine your approximate location but with the HTML5 Geolocation API, web browsers can more accurately detect your location using data from GPS, Wi-Fi…
  • How to Embed Facebook Videos in your Web Pages

    Amit Agarwal
    29 Mar 2015 | 6:35 am
    Facebook, like YouTube, now allows to you easily embed videos on web pages outside Facebook. That means if you come across an interesting video on Facebook, you can easily put it on your blog without having to direct your audience to the Facebook website. There are two important points to consider though. One, you should only embed videos that are public. Facebook does provide the embed code for private videos that are shared with you or your network but your audience won’t be able to play these videos on your website. The other issue is that Facebook still uses the Adobe Flash player…
  • Quickly Save your Gmail Messages in Evernote with a Google Sheet

    Amit Agarwal
    9 Mar 2015 | 4:50 am
    Your Evernote account has a secret email address and any email message forwarded to this address is automatically archived as a new note in one of your Evernote notebooks. You can forward PDFs, travel receipts, audio clips, images and other important emails to this email address and they will be archived forever in your Evernote account. You can send emails from Gmail to your Evernote account manually or you can use services like Zapier or IFTTT to automate the task of creating notes in Evernote from your Gmail mailbox. For instance, you can star a message in Gmail and it is sent to Evernote.
  • How to Create YouTube Playlists without Logging In

    Amit Agarwal
    2 Mar 2015 | 3:30 am
    How do you share a collection of YouTube videos in an email newsletter or on the social media. The best option is that you create a new YouTube playlist, add all the videos and then share the link (URL) of the playlist. The privacy of the YouTube playlist can be set to Unlisted if you would like to hide your video list from search engines. It is easy to build playlists in YouTube but they are always connected to your YouTube channel or Google Account – you cannot create a playlist on YouTube anonymously without logging in to your account. There’s however a simple URL hack that…
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    Wardell Design Blog

  • Mobile App Mania : Pushbullet

    Wardell Latham
    31 Mar 2015 | 9:31 am
    Pushbullet is one of the most useful apps I’ve ever used.  It’s available for Android and iOS, the desktop version is available for Windows, OS X, and as plugin for all major web browsers. What It Does To simplify things the primary functions of the app are twofold. 1. Send Data (files, links, text) Between Your […]
  • Why Your Business Needs Super-Fast Internet

    Osterr Wight
    15 Dec 2014 | 1:02 pm
    At home, the speed of our internet connection can determine how soon we can enjoy a newly downloaded movie or song, or how quickly we can get Google’s answers to our pressing (or not so pressing) questions. At work, the importance of fast internet is a bit more substantial. Missed targets, unhappy employees, and unsuccessful […]
  • How Technology Has Permeated the Current Office Workspace

    Osterr Wight
    22 Sep 2014 | 5:09 am
    A moment of silence, please, for all those poor office workers who had to record everything on paper back in the fifties. The offices of today would look like the command deck of the Enterprise compared to what generations past had to work with. Let’s take a look at how completely our future-toys have changed […]
  • What is a hosted PBX, and what are the benefits of using it?

    Osterr Wight
    31 Aug 2014 | 2:18 pm
    The great appeal of a Hosted PBX phone system is that you can have a sophisticated telephone system for your business without having to outlay massive dollars for expensive telephone equipment. In fact, a Hosted PBX either operates with an existing telephone service or replaces it entirely. It’s easy to use and operate A Hosted […]
  • How a Website Overhaul Can Revamp Your Business

    Osterr Wight
    21 Aug 2014 | 5:03 am
    Your website is one of the most powerful promotional tools your business has. However, a ‘bad’ website can be just as detrimental to your bottom line as not having an online presence at all. When was the last time you really thought about your website and if it’s doing what you need it to do? […]
 
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    PCWorld

  • Philips introduces Hue Go, a portable version of its Hue LED lighting collection

    1 Apr 2015 | 11:00 pm
    Battery-powered, bowl-shaped lamps can operate up to three hours off their base.
  • Securifi’s Almond 2015 and Almond+ routers pull double duty as connected-home hubs

    1 Apr 2015 | 9:58 pm
    A year introducing  the Almond—the world’s first touchscreen wireless router—Securifi decided to go one better by adding home-automation features to its follow-up product. It turned to Kickstarter, where many deemed the idea of a router/connected-home hub good enough to pour more than $850,000 into the effort. But even the staunchest believers must have had their faith tested when an undercooked device showed up in July, 2014, more than nine months behind schedule.The home-automation functionality was nowhere to be seen at launch and, as is apparent from the many frustrated comments on…
  • Salesforce acquires mobile authentication firm Toopher

    1 Apr 2015 | 8:35 pm
    Salesforce.com has acquired Toopher, the developer of a mobile two-factor authentication app that uses location-awareness.Toopher in Austin, Texas, said on its website that it will no longer sell its current products, but is “thrilled to join Salesforce, where we’ll work on delivering the Toopher vision on a much larger scale as part of the world’s #1 Cloud Platform.”It did not disclose the financial terms of the acquisition.Salesforce spokeswoman Karly Bolton confirmed the purchase but did not provide further details. Toopher’s website is now inaccessible, except for the notice…
  • Wider use of HTTPS could have prevented attack against GitHub

    1 Apr 2015 | 7:15 pm
    The unique attack method used to disrupt the code-sharing site GitHub over the last week could have been prevented if more websites enabled encryption, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) said Wednesday.The attack against GitHub was enabled by someone tampering with regular website traffic to unrelated Chinese websites, all of which used a JavaScript analytics and advertising related tool from Baidu.Somewhere on China’s network perimeter, that analytics code was swapped out for code that transparently sent data traffic to GitHub, at times crippling parts of the popular website,…
  • Benchmarked: The Galaxy S6 is the fastest Android phone. Period.

    1 Apr 2015 | 4:41 pm
    Both the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge beat out their competitors in our head-to-head benchmarks.
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    Data Connections

  • Unlock Big Data for Marketing

    Suzanne Rose
    30 Mar 2015 | 8:21 am
    Join Rich Julius for the next Progress Easyl webinar. Chris Doran leads the next Progress Easyl big data for marketing webinar. When it comes to marketing data, there is no such thing as too much. Every piece of data you have is part of a larger picture that helps you better understand who your customers are. And if you know exactly who your customers are, it is much easier to meet their needs and deliver the messages they want to hear. Unfortunately, just having all the pieces doesn’t always mean you are able to finish the puzzle. Enterprise data, marketing data included, is often spread…
  • Progress Heads to Vegas for Oracle Modern CX

    Suzanne Rose
    27 Mar 2015 | 11:01 am
    Progress is attending Oracle Modern CX Conferences In the constantly changing world of business, one thing is constant—customers decide whether an organization thrives or dies. From marketing to sales to service, the opinion your customers have about your business depends on the experience you provide them. A great customer experience will win you followers for life, but a bad experience will make them leave, never to return. Today, customers demand more than ever, and their impression of the experience you provide is directly related to the speed and reliability of your data connectivity.
  • Data Is Your Most Precious Resource

    Chris Doran
    25 Mar 2015 | 8:43 am
    Data is the new oil While some organizations turn to pre-made data sets, others are unlocking their data through better data preparation practices. You’ve heard it said before—data is the new oil. It’s very valuable, but just like crude, raw data is mostly unusable until it is refined. Be that as it may, the value of oil keeps dropping while the value of data keeps going up and up. You can no longer ignore the importance of data to business. Before their closure, Gigaom addressed the growing data gap—while large organizations may have the resources to gather and prepare their own…
  • Lightning Connect Webinar Questions Answered

    Matthew Monahan
    20 Mar 2015 | 1:35 am
    Progress DataDirect Cloud provides real-time connectivity to Salesforce applications. Questions about DataDirect Cloud connectivity to Salesforce answered. Since its launch, Salesforce Lightning Connect has been the hot topic around the Progress  office. With the help of Progress® DataDirect Cloud™, Lightning Connect enables quick and easy integration of external data into Salesforce applications. What does that mean for you? Imagine being able to access any back-office data—whether in the cloud, on premise or even behind a firewall—right within your Salesforce user interface (your…
  • Accessing Enterprise Data in Cloud Applications

    Suzanne Rose
    18 Mar 2015 | 7:05 am
    Register for the Progress DataDirect Cloud webinar Improved customer satisfaction is the focus of the next DataDirect Cloud webinar. If you’re a software vendor, you’ve probably lost sleep over how to bring in data from the cloud, or access enterprise data behind a firewall or even in your clients’ network behind a firewall. And you may struggle with how to make your applications better and at the same time, give your users and customers the best experience possible. Let’s say you sell BI/Analytics and data visualization software, like Tableau. Obviously, you want to…
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    Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

  • What’s Your Work Ethic? An Argument for Remote Employees

    Tamar Weinberg
    19 Mar 2015 | 5:45 am
    We live in a connected culture. Whereas a mere decade ago, we were on a slower Internet (for the most part), strides in technology have enabled us to be more productive in our online communications. Email is still a pretty ubiquitous method of chatting with people around the world whether for business or pleasure, and new collaboration tools such as Slack and HipChat create always-on virtual meeting experiences. Video chat speaks to our accountability for our presence by a computer, and facilitates global meetings, enabling a seamless culture wherever one is. Our cellular devices are…
  • A Startup’s Struggles and Successes in Influencer Outreach: How to Set Up Your First Blogger Campaigns

    Guest Author
    12 Mar 2015 | 5:50 am
    As many of you know, I’m working with influencer marketing platform, The Shelf. The article below is not mine but is probably one of the best guest posts I’ve ever received here. It was originally posted on The Shelf’s blog (which by the way, is amazing), but I wanted to amplify its lessons because this post is oh-so-great. This article is authored by Lauren Jung, co-founder of The Shelf. Every PR or marketing person who is focused on journalists or bloggers should read this. Without further ado, this is a great story: Working with bloggers can be a somewhat daunting task if…
  • Does Social Media Impact Sales at Tobacco and Adult Themed Stores?

    Tamar Weinberg
    11 Feb 2015 | 6:46 am
    What is the value of social media as it relates to retail ROI? Is there a point in putting sharing buttons on my e-commerce website if I don’t know how that translates to actionable data regarding revenue? Everyone is doing things with respect to social, but in e-commerce, what is the point? Can I even truly attribute social data to return on investment? These are good and absolutely fair questions. AddShoppers** is one of the coolest technologies I have ever seen for the e-commerce space and is the only offering I have encountered that has such a breadth of data on social ROI in online…
  • PR Pros: You’re still doing it wrong, even if you have a six figure income

    Tamar Weinberg
    4 Feb 2015 | 5:03 am
    I don’t know about you, but if someone tells me my process is tedious and expensive, I may be receptive to hear what they are saying in the hopes that they can help me improve my life, either personally or professionally. Seven years ago, I didn’t believe inbox zero was ever possible. Today, I sell training modules on my inbox zero process. Public relations, especially in the age of blogging, has been quite a nightmare, to the point that in 2009, I called most PR pros public relations spammers. Many have blatant disregard for what people write about, and will use a distant mention…
  • Why Customer Service is the Future of Social Marketing

    Tamar Weinberg
    28 Oct 2014 | 5:30 am
    In 2006, social media was building steam in the United States. With the rise of Facebook’s popularity, the launch of Twitter, and the surge of influence from social news sites like Digg, social media looked to be a great breeding ground for marketers to make their mark. And make their marks they did. Digg was an incredibly powerful platform to drive traffic and pageviews to reasonably good content. Initially, the network really had the cream of the Internet crop on its frontpage, and the “Digg effect” would take websites down just like that. Visitors flocked to the homepage…
 
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    Houston Web Design, Social Media, Online Marketing, SEO, Web Development in The Woodlands, Texas

  • Benefits of a Website Redesign

    admin
    31 Mar 2015 | 12:07 pm
    Many think of a website redesign as a daunting, time-consuming, and expensive task.  However, it doesn’t have to be any of those things. Updating your business’s website can have many benefits: it can improve the experience of your users and better serve their needs, make your site more up-to-date or visually appealing, improve the display or surfacing of content, include a new product or business strategy, display a new company brand or message, and become better optimized so it ranks higher on search engines, therefore, allowing prospects to easily find you, which often helps to…
  • Google Rankings Boost for Mobile Friendly Sites

    admin
    26 Mar 2015 | 7:40 am
    Mobile Friendliness Even More Essential as of April 21st… As we mentioned in our February 16th post entitles “We are Living in a Mobile World,” mobile devices like smartphones, tablets, and touchscreen laptops are increasingly becoming the dominant way that people access online media, and therefore a responsive website design is becoming increasingly important (and a much easier-to-maintain alternative to having separate PC and mobile sites).  It is estimated that over 60% of all Google searches occur on a mobile device, and Google sets the search engine standard. On April…
  • Benefits of Responsive Web Design

    admin
    16 Feb 2015 | 1:01 am
    We Are Living in a Mobile World… We are not living in a mouse and PC dominated world anymore. Most people use their tablets, smartphones, or touchscreen laptops to access the internet, complete their daily work assignments, and communicate with the world. That’s why it’s so important nowadays to have responsive web design. It gives you the same look and feel for a website regardless of the device you are using. It also takes care of other issues such as screen size, pixel resolution, and click versus touch. A responsive website design provides the best viewing experience for the…
  • Marketing Strategies During Challenging Economic Times

    admin
    26 Jan 2015 | 5:00 pm
    Some in the Houston market are nervous because of the recent drop in oil prices. This has caused many in the business world to take pause and re-evaluate their goals. As an overreaction to the current economic challenges, some may want to cut their marketing budgets. But many leaders in the marketing industry advise against taking that action. According to the American Marketing Association, halting or reducing spending on key marketing programs is the biggest mistake businesses can make in an economic downturn. They suggest the following strategies: Refine your message – Conduct…
  • What Makes a Great Brand?

    admin
    18 Jan 2015 | 11:19 am
    Most companies today are working on establishing their brand. In 2015, this will be more important than ever before. Online Marketing, or as we like to call it today, brand management - your website, blog posts, advertisements, marketing material, social media interactions – they all help tell your story. What is your company’s story? Once you answer that question, you can start building your brand. Many of you may be asking, what makes a great brand? How do you become a great brand? What do other brands do to establish their name and tell their story? We have identified four things…
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    Lost in Technology

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 Review

    Amos Kingatua
    31 Mar 2015 | 5:58 pm
    The Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 is a midrange tablet with a smooth feel for general usage, internet access, watching movies, and emails.  The Samsung galaxy Tab 4 10.1 front is entirely covered in glass with a plastic casing on the back that offers premium feel to the user. The 10.1-inch tablet: 9.6 x 6.9 inches (243 x 176 mm) is only 0.3 in. thick (8 millimetres) and weighs 1.07 lb. (487 g). The display offers 1280 x 800 pixels, giving a pixel density of 149 ppi. Although this is a low resolution that compromises imaging sharpness, fonts and animations, colour imaging is natural and precise while…
  • Mobile Gaming and the Best Devices for It

    Nick Fitzpatrick
    29 Mar 2015 | 8:00 pm
    As revolutions go, the rise of mobile gaming has been a quiet one. In just a few short years the mobile gaming sphere went from being a tiny slice of the worldwide gaming market to a fairly substantial piece of the pie. Today, it’s poised to overtake the console industry in the worldwide market and to become gaming’s largest segment by the end of 2015. It’s no surprise that some are wondering how mobile came to dominate the 90 billion dollar gaming industry – particularly when “gamer” is still an epithet that conjures up images of a relatively limited…
  • Website Breaks the Internet

    Nino
    29 Mar 2015 | 5:38 am
    If you frequent forums and sites like Reddit and IMgur.com, you may have already heard about dicksbymail.com. Well, this website grew in popularity when an Imgur.com user started a thread entitled: “I just got this in the mail..” The user (budwik) did not receive just any ordinary package, he received a strong message and some sweet treats to cement the message. The package contained a paper which states: “EAT A BAG OF DICKS” along with a bag of penis shaped gummy treats. Anonymously sent. Imgur user budwik received this curious package without a return address. Eat a bag of dicks it…
  • VoIP – the latest technology in business phone systems

    Nino
    26 Mar 2015 | 6:29 am
    Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is the delivery of voice communication over the internet – commonly known as IP telephony, internet telephony or a broadband phone service. This system which has been around on the mass market since 2004 has offered small and medium enterprises the opportunity to use ‘big business’ telephone systems at a much cheaper price than traditional phone systems. VoIP is a good telephony solution for your businesses.   Services such as Skype and Google Talk have helped to make the technology more popular and publicly aware, whilst company’s such as…
  • How Football Fans Follow Live Scores

    Nino
    25 Mar 2015 | 6:01 am
    Checking up on the latest football scores is a real must for true football fans. Check Football Live Scores online. Find out how.   If they cannot make the game or get in front of a TV for Sky Sports News’ Soccer Saturday, the next best thing is to find out the latest scores of their team and their team’s rivals on the internet. Whether it’s via a desktop or on their mobile phone, accessing up-to-date information is not a problem with today’s modern technology. One app with have been checking out lately is Clean Sheets All Round’s Live Scores page. The…
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    HellBound Bloggers (HBB)

  • Online Sites And New Customer Service Trends

    HBB &#124; Guest Author
    30 Mar 2015 | 3:59 am
    Can you remember the tedious old days when a call or trip to a company’s customer service department was more of an exercise in stopping... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • 4 Basic Ways to Attract and Keep Customers (That You Must Know)

    Pradeep Kumar
    25 Mar 2015 | 12:13 pm
    With thousands of new companies in the market day in and day out, when it comes to doing business nowadays, a deal is a deal and that means predatory... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Use Augment To Manage Apps From Gmail

    HBB &#124; Editorial Staff
    23 Mar 2015 | 11:28 am
    Humans are social beings. Communication is quintessential to develop our business and living standards in the society. The times have now changed; we... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • People To Surround Yourself With In Business

    Pradeep Kumar
    16 Mar 2015 | 10:56 pm
    So many people have so many different things going on in their head all the time, and we all wonder whether we’re perfectly suited to the role or job... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • The Risks And Benefits Of Outsourcing Your Digital Marketing

    Pradeep Kumar
    13 Mar 2015 | 8:09 am
    Markets are transforming at a very fast rate. Finely tuned online marketing strategies like search engine optimisation, pay-per-click forms of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
 
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    VR World » Languages » English

  • Top 10 Most Anticipated Console Games of 2015

    Derek Strickland
    1 Apr 2015 | 8:03 pm
    2015 is shaping up to be a pretty substantial year for console gaming, with each of the three leading consoles–Wii U, Xbox One and PlayStation 4–receiving a nice variety of titles. While most games on the list are cross-platform, there are a few timed exclusives as well as console exclusives to boot, and we weigh which games look to be solid hits that gamers are anticipating. Since the gaming industry is in a sort of creative standstill as far as original content goes, most of the hotly anticipated games are sequels and continuations of popular franchises. To start things off,…
  • The Top Five April Fools’ Day Pranks on the Web

    Sam Reynolds
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:15 pm
    The last hours of April Fools’ Day are ticking away in the US. As is tradition many tech companies ran elaborate April Fools’ Day pranks, with plausible or downright ridiculous gags. Here’s a round-up of the top 10 April Fools’ Day pranks we found on the web. Nvidia acquires Valve, Half-Life 3 confirmed Any news involving Half-Life 3 is a surefire way to get clicks. Gamers around the world are eagerly awaiting more news on how Gordon Freeman’s journey will continue, as it’s been over a decade since Half-Life 2 was released. Since then we’ve only had three episodic…
  • Vendors Get Ready To Launch Chromebooks In India

    Harish Jonnalagadda
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:10 pm
    Google’s (NASDAQ:GOOGL) announcement of the new $149 Chromebook as well as the Chromebit included details of a partnership with Indian vendor Xolo, Thai communications leader True and Indonesia’s Nexian, with all three brands set to offer devices running Chrome OS in the near future. Currently, HP (NYSE:HPQ), LG (KRX:066575), Acer (TPE:2353) and Samsung (KRX:005930) offer Chromebooks in India, with the offerings getting a lot of visibility in retail as well as e-commerce stores. However, the segment itself has failed to take off in the country, mostly due to the lack of…
  • Asus Zenfone 2 To Launch In India By The End Of April

    Harish Jonnalagadda
    1 Apr 2015 | 8:24 am
    The Zenfone 4 and Zenfone 5 have sold considerably well in India, and Asus (TPE:2357) is now looking to continue that momentum this year with the launch of its latest handset, the Zenfone 2. Announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in January, the Zenfone 2 grabbed headlines in the tech community as being the first device to feature an astounding 4GB RAM. Launched in Taiwan in the month of March for what amounts to $295, the 4GB variant (ZE551ML) features great hardware for the price, including a 5.5-inch full-HD display, Intel’s quad-core 2.3GHz Atom Z3580 CPU, 64GB internal memory,…
  • US F-18s Make Emergency Landing in Taiwan

    Sam Reynolds
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:23 am
    Two United States Navy F-18s made an emergency landing in Tainan, a city in south Taiwan, Wednesday afternoon after declaring an in-flight emergency due to a mechanical issue. The two aircraft transmitted a 7700 “squawk” code which is recognized by the International Civil Aviation Organization as meaning general emergency. The two aircraft landed safely at Tainan Air Force Base shortly after 1:00 pm. An American diplomatic official is quoted by local media as saying the two aircraft were on a “routine” flight when they encountered a mechanical emergency and required to land.
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  • Two Toasters bought out, will remain in Durham

    1 Apr 2015 | 2:02 pm
    Mobile apps developer Two Toasters in Durham is now part of Ticketmaster. The startup disclosed its acquisition on Wednesday. It will continue to operate under a new name: Ticketmaster Mobile Studio.
  • With a few short words, Salix Pharmaceuticals as a company disappears

    1 Apr 2015 | 11:50 am
    The saga of Raleigh-born Salix Pharmaceuticals came to a close - at least as a stand-alone company - Wednesday with the formal closing of the $11 billion acquisition that makes Salix part of Canada-based Valeant Pharmaceuticals.
  • High-tech execs join Apple's Cook in condemning Indiana law

    1 Apr 2015 | 11:45 am
    Executives from Cisco to Yelp, AirBnB to Zillo have signed a joint statement from the Human Rights Campaign in protest of the recently passed religious freedom law in Indiana and legislation that is pending in Arkansas. A bill is also planned in North Carolina. The execs join Apple CEO Tim Cook in saying such laws allow discrimination based on sexual orientation.
  • Exclusive: Number of Charlotte startups on SEVC stage impressive

    1 Apr 2015 | 10:43 am
    Six startups from Charlotte are drawing a lot of attention at the Southeast Venture Conference, writes Allan Maurer for WRAL TechWire. Maurer, a co-founder of WTW, is reporting exclusively for our Insiders from the event and the preceding Charlotte Venture Conference.
  • Is there a tech bubble? Top Silicon Valley VC says ...

    1 Apr 2015 | 7:24 am
    WRAL TechWire co-founder Allan Maurer is covering the Southeast Venture Conference as it happens, including an in-depth recap from Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Scott Kupor of Andreesen Horowitz. Our Insiders can find out just what Kupor had to say.
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  • Online Sites And New Customer Service Trends

    HBB &#124; Guest Author
    30 Mar 2015 | 3:59 am
    Can you remember the tedious old days when a call or trip to a company’s customer service department was more of an exercise in stopping... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • 4 Basic Ways to Attract and Keep Customers (That You Must Know)

    Pradeep Kumar
    25 Mar 2015 | 12:13 pm
    With thousands of new companies in the market day in and day out, when it comes to doing business nowadays, a deal is a deal and that means predatory... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Use Augment To Manage Apps From Gmail

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    23 Mar 2015 | 11:28 am
    Humans are social beings. Communication is quintessential to develop our business and living standards in the society. The times have now changed; we... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • People To Surround Yourself With In Business

    Pradeep Kumar
    16 Mar 2015 | 10:56 pm
    So many people have so many different things going on in their head all the time, and we all wonder whether we’re perfectly suited to the role or job... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • The Risks And Benefits Of Outsourcing Your Digital Marketing

    Pradeep Kumar
    13 Mar 2015 | 8:09 am
    Markets are transforming at a very fast rate. Finely tuned online marketing strategies like search engine optimisation, pay-per-click forms of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
 
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  • I have Gogo Wi-Fi on my Long Haul International Flight – Finally!

    Terry White
    31 Mar 2015 | 7:11 am
         I’m headed back to Atlanta from Amsterdam today. The flight time is just over 9 hours. I did my usual downloads from my TiVo DVR the night before so that I would have some shows to watch and of course I have my MacBook Pro so that I can get some writing done. The last thing I expected on this Delta flight was to have WiFi internet all the way home! Sure I get my hopes up each time I board an international flight by looking for the familiar WiFi stickers found on 99% of all Delta domestic flights and like always there were no stickers present on this flight. However,…
  • See You At Professional Imaging

    Terry White
    25 Mar 2015 | 10:03 am
    Looking forward to seeing many of you at Professional Imaging in the Netherlands this weekend. Should be a lot of fun and a lot of great information passed on from the very talented list of instructors. I’ll be teaching my photography workflow using Lightroom and Photoshop CC. If you attend the show be sure to stop by and say hello. Also if you have any “must shoot” location recommendations be sure to leave a comment below. You can register here or simply find out more.   The post See You At Professional Imaging appeared first on Terry White's Tech Blog.
  • Netflix vs. Hulu Plus: If you could only have one?

    Terry White
    18 Mar 2015 | 1:04 pm
    I’ve been a Netflix subscriber for years and I have also tried a trial subscription to Hulu Plus. The thing that turned me off of Hulu (and still does) is that you pay the monthly fee ($7.99) and yet they still play ads. Also not to mention that during my trial period all the ads were bought out by the presidential candidates of 2012. I just couldn’t take any more. Three years later I’m willing to try Hulu Plus again, but is it worth it? I’d gladly pay more per month to eliminate the ads. Many of you have Hulu, Netflix or both. Tell me why? What if you could only have…
  • Use the Simplicam to monitor your home or office

    Terry White
    15 Mar 2015 | 9:11 pm
    WiFi connected webcams are nothing new. When someone enters this category I quickly look to see if they’re adding anything new or if it’s just a me too product. In most cases there isn’t a whole lot that’s new, but companies do sometimes find a way to improve on an already crowded product category. The Simplicam + Closeli is a standard WiFi connected webcam with a nicer design than most. It has a well thought out base/stand as well as things like a 10 foot “flat” USB cable so that you can more easily hide it in your home. This camera can be monitored from…
  • My take on the NEW MacBook

    Terry White
    10 Mar 2015 | 7:04 am
    Yesterday when Apple announced the new MacBook I was mildly interested. After all my 2nd computer is a MacBook Air. I’m always attracted to electronics that are thinner and lighter in weight. However, as they started to reveal the specs I quickly began to realize that this wasn’t going to be a product for me. I also had to remind some of my friends that not every product created is for every user. This is why Apple now has three different products in their notebook lineup (MacBook, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro). I’m mostly a pro user and this is NOT a pro machine. Could it be…
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  • Milla Jovovich Welcomes A Second Daughter, Gives Birth To Dashiel Eden

    Val Powell
    1 Apr 2015 | 11:30 pm
    The list of beautiful Hollywood babies just keeps growing! Milla Jovovich gave birth to a lovely baby girl on Wednesday – 3 days after her due date. “Milla delivered her daughter Dashiel Eden at 5:45 this morning,” her rep confirmed. Adding that “Everyone is thrilled and beyond happy! Milla is in cuddle mode with her new daughter!” This is the second child for Jovovich and her Resident Evil director/husband Paul Anderson. The couple already has a 7-year old daughter, Ever Garbo, who is also as excited as her mom for the newest addition to arrive. Congratulations to #MillaJovovich…
  • Giuliana Rancic Reveals Hurt Over “Disgustingly Skinny” Comments

    Amanda Crum
    1 Apr 2015 | 8:49 pm
    Giuliana Rancic has opened up about the hurtful comments she saw about herself on the web after her appearance at the Golden Globes earlier this year, and the E! host says she can’t help the way her body reacts to cancer treatment. Rancic, who found out she had breast cancer in 2011, says that people have accused her of having an eating disorder and have criticized her appearance in hurtful ways recently, but she says that her diet is a full, healthy one and that her appearance has been altered by the medication she takes, which causes weight loss. “I started noticing that I was…
  • Giuliana Rancic Loses Her Last Embryo After Surrogate Miscarries, Considers Adopting A Child

    Val Powell
    1 Apr 2015 | 8:29 pm
    Giulina Rancic can’t seem to catch a break. The reality TV star and her husband were dealt another serious blow in their quest to have a bigger family when their surrogate miscarried for the second time. The fact that this was the couple’s last embryo made it even more painful, something that Rancic acknowledged in an interview with People Magazine. She also said that “We were so optimistic with this last embryo” and thought that “This is definitely going to work. This is our last shot.” The petite star and her husband, businessman Bill Rancic, have always wanted to add another…
  • Katy Perry Accidentally Gave Out Her Number To 86 Million People

    Amanda Crum
    1 Apr 2015 | 8:24 pm
    Katy Perry is grabbing headlines today after she posted a photo of herself with a super-short haircut (which was probably an April Fool’s Day prank) and one of her phone number (which probably wasn’t). The pop star shared the haircut photo early in the day with the caption “I asked for the Kris Jenner”, which immediately grabbed the attention of the web and quickly went viral. But Perry, who changes her hair color and style pretty often, may have just been pulling a fast one on her followers. We’re not so sure about the photo she posted later, which showed her…
  • Wolfgang Van Halen Does Daddy Proud

    Mike Tuttle
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:37 pm
    Wolfgang Van Halen is a chip off the old block. While his fan base may not be as big as his famous dad’s, every diehard VH fan knows Wolfgang Van Halen birthdate, even if they don’t know Eddie’s. How did that come to be? Back in 1991, when Wolfgang William Van Halen was born, his dad wrote a song for him. It was an instrumental acoustic guitar piece that later ended up on Van Halen’s 1991 album For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge. It was called “316.” Wolfgang Van Halen’s birthday is March 16. Van Halen fans have kind of watched Wolfgang Van Halen grow up.
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  • Chromebit is a $100 Dongle to convert your Monitor or TV into a Chrome PC

    Arpit Verma
    1 Apr 2015 | 11:17 pm
    The last few weeks have been pretty happening at Google. You have had the new Chromebook Pixel launched, a couple of new low end Chromebooks and also the Chromebook Flip, the first tablet, PC hybrid system. It does look like the Chrome OS is finally taking off and people are scarily realising that they are not really using their computers for anything beyond really browsing the internet. Another interesting Chrome OS enabler is a $100 dongle that Google announced which is called the Chromebit. It is a simple dongle that basically if you attach to a TV with the right peripherals you can…
  • Create Video Riffs with a new Facebook App

    Arpit Verma
    1 Apr 2015 | 10:53 pm
    Are you the sorts who loves to snap his phone out at every opportunity and recording a video on your device and then sending it to virtually every friend on the planet? If that is the case, then Riffs is an application that you would really like. Just days after announcing Facebook Messenger as a platform, Facebook has launched a new application called Riffs which basically allows you to add clips of videos that you shot to a suggested topic. All you need to do is download the application and create a video and give it a topic. The video will be shown to your friends who will then attach a…
  • Water Cannon Salute Goes Horribly Wrong on a Virgin Atlantic Flight

    Arpit Verma
    31 Mar 2015 | 10:27 pm
    It is a bit of a tradition to give a water cannon salute to a newly acquired aircraft when it is departing for a destination for the first time. It has been done several times over the past years where the aircraft basically is sprayed with jets of water by fire trucks on its two sides forming an arc around them as a gesture of best wishes. It was a rather uneventful morning at the Manchester airport when the inaugural Airbus 330 flight from Manchester to Atalanta was set to take off. The events took a rapid turn when the aircraft was given a foam cannon salute rather than a water cannon…
  • Motorola Opens its First Experience Centre in Bengaluru

    Arpit Verma
    31 Mar 2015 | 10:01 pm
    Motorola, as had promised has opened its first ever experience zone in Bengaluru. The experience centre would allow the users to be able to try out the Motorola products first hand before buying a Motorola device. All of the products in the lineup including smartphones such as the Moto X, Moto E, Moto G and smartwatches including the Moto 360 will be a part of the products that will on show. One of the major complains that customers had with Motorola devices so far has been that there was no way for people to try out the devices until they purchased one since the company has been partnering…
  • Android 5.0 Rolls out for the HTC M7 in India

    Arpit Verma
    30 Mar 2015 | 9:59 pm
    Possibly our most favorite Android phone, in terms of at least the build quality, aesthetics and feel, HTC One M7 is set to receive the Android 5.0 Lollipop update in India. Some of the users are already reporting the update is being received as an OTA, while the others are still in line, given the batch rollout. It has already been confirmed by HTC, that the HTC M7 is at the end of its life cycle with the Lollipop update set to be the last for the device. It is not too bad for a phone that is now two generations old, though when you see the iPhone 4s still received the iOS 8.1 update, you do…
 
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  • Cloud network DVR from ProtectWise records data for a year

    Daris Abraham
    25 Mar 2015 | 9:31 am
    Imagine your business has mounted a virtual camera in the Cloud that records all traffic to your network for a year; it is not unlikely that you may go six months back and find a breach in the security. Denver based startup, ProtectWise, has just unveiled a Cloud Network DVR for security that will just do that for your organization. Scott Chasin, CEO and co-founder of ProtectWise and ex CTO of McAfee, reveals that, just like a virtual camera in the Cloud, the Cloud Network DVR records all security events taking place within an organization. The data are uploaded to the Cloud and presented…
  • Galaxy S6 teardown; DIY battery replacement won’t be easy

    Chingmong Noklang
    25 Mar 2015 | 9:19 am
    Samsung has earned the unwanted reputation of producing flagship smartphones with not so impressive build quality. Owners of its flagship smartphones are often deprived of the premium experience that a flagship device is supposed to deliver. There has been a lot of complains by its fans and others alike, regarding its below par build quality. This outcry ultimately prompted the company to release the Alpha series, which come with metal chassis, giving the devices a premium look. Recently, the company announced its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6 along with its sibling, the Galaxy S6…
  • Logitech MX Master is a multi-platform wireless mouse

    Daris Abraham
    25 Mar 2015 | 9:17 am
    This mouse is a breakthrough among pointing devices as it works simultaneously with three computers, doesn’t matter whether they run on Windows or Mac. Logitech MX Master, as it is dubbed, is a rechargeable, multi-platform wireless mouse that allows the user to pair it with three devices at the same time through its built in Bluetooth Smart technology or USB interface. MX Master is compatible with Windows 7 and 8; it will work with the upcoming Windows 10 as well. Devices running on Mac OS have to be on X 10.8 or a later version. The mouse is also rechargeable, a great convenience for…
  • Xiaomi ‘Ferrari’ smartphone shows up in benchmarking report; possesses Qualcomm’s upcoming mid-ranged SoC

    Adeel Inam
    25 Mar 2015 | 6:35 am
    After Xiaomi’s entry level smartphone possessing a price of $65 was leaked, it appears that the third largest smartphone maker in world is on a rampage to release handsets that target the middle smartphone markets. According to a source, another device belonging to the company, dubbed ‘Ferrari’ has had its hardware specifications leaked thanks to the latest benchmarking report released by GFXBench. According to the source, the Xiaomi ‘Ferrari’ is incorporated with Qualcomm’s upcoming mid-ranged chipset Snapdragon 615. The leading mobile chipset maker recently published…
  • Lenovo released budget friendly Lenovo K3 smartphone for $145

    Adeel Inam
    25 Mar 2015 | 6:27 am
    Chinese smartphone makers have started to roll out affordable handsets. Lenovo has also jumped onto the bandwagon and released a $145 smartphone called Lenovo K3. The firm plans on disrupting Meizu and its M1 Note’s success by pricing it slightly lower than the latter’s smartphone, while stuffing it with almost the exact same hardware specifications. Currently, M1 Note is retailing for $160 and between Lenovo’s K3, there are more than just a few similarities. Starting off, Meizu’s M1 Note and Lenovo K3 both possess a 5.5 inch screen resonating the 1080p resolution. In addition,…
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  • Review: Samsung Galaxy S6

    Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:20 pm
    By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla  If it were a music album, the Samsung Galaxy S6 would be a compilation. A ‘best of’ effort that brings a few new features, but mostly touches on various aspects that customers already love. Each year, smartphone makers are expected to push out significant updates to their marquee models. The competition-driven market demands an increase in specs, better performance, improved features and new designs and materials. 
  • Acer releases Chrome OS-powered AIO PC

    Nicole Batac
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:22 pm
    Acer isn't a stranger when it comes to releasing Chrome operating system-powered devices. They're actually the first OEM to release the Chrome OS-powered laptop we know as Chromebooks. Now, the company is introducing the Chromebase, an all-in-one desktop PC running on Google's cloud-based OS. It is built with a 21.5-inch touchscreen IPS display with 1,920 x 1,080 pixel resolution and NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor. No word yet on RAM or internal storage. Ports and connectivity include USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, and Bluetooth 4.0. It also comes with stereo…
  • YouTube FanFest to make North American debut in Toronto

    Nicole Batac
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:15 pm
    YouTube is bringing some of its biggest Canadian and global talents to Toronto for the first YouTube FanFest in North America. The free live showcase will be held at Yonge-Dundas Square. It's expected to be an evening of laughter, mashups, music, fashion, beauty, and so much more. It'll be hosted by Montreal-based food crew Harley Morenstein and Epic Meal Time. And the acts you can expect include Jenna Marbles, Bethany Mota, ||Superwoman||, LaurDIY, David Choi, Michael Stevens of Vsauce, Veritasium, Kina Grannis, Kurt Hugo Schneider, Macy Kate, JusReign, Daniela Andrade, Mike Tompkins,…
  • Google Inbox-inspired April Fool's prank has potential real-world use

    Nicole Batac
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:09 pm
    Pranks are abound today (even in the tech world) but there are some ideas we wished became actual products. One such item is the Google Inbox-inspired Smartbox. True to its name, this "smart mailbox" will sort through your physical mail and put them into folders. Notify you on your phone when new mail has arrived. It'll even deliver electric shocks for spam mail sent to you (much to the annoyance of your mail man  The Smartbox has a touchscreen built into the side for when you want to check notifications and the like. You open the mailbox via a waving gesture. You can…
  • Tesla Motors supercharger network enables electric travel in Western Canada

    Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
    1 Apr 2015 | 11:37 am
    Tesla Motors has energized the highly-anticipated Supercharger corridor between Vancouver and Calgary, enabling free, long-distance electric driving for Tesla Model S owners.  The completion of both Highway 1 and the Sea-to-Sky Highway enables Tesla Model S owners to now travel for free between Whistler, Vancouver, Calgary, and Edmonton. A full map of the Western Canada network is available at teslamotors.com/supercharger.  
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  • How to Root Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge with CF-Auto-Root

    Mayur
    31 Mar 2015 | 9:29 am
    Samsung’s flagship duo ‘The GALAXY S6′ and ‘S6 edge’ were unveiled a while back at MWC 2015 and are now available for pre-order in India. Those of you who have pre-booked S6 might want to root it once you get your hands on the device. Fortunately, Chainfire a senior developer over at XDA Developers forum has already managed to root the international SM-G920F variant of SGS6 and some other models as well. The method uses Chainfire’s popular CF-Auto-Root and ODIN tool, which is perhaps the easiest way to gain root access without flashing a custom recovery.
  • How to Install Android 5.0.2 Lollipop (Exodus ROM) on OnePlus One – Step-by-Step Tutorial

    Cosmic Paladin
    31 Mar 2015 | 3:34 am
    So there have been delay on the Oxygen OS and the CM12s releases and multiple times too. And it is such a nightmare and also a distress when other OEMs are going about releasing the latest version of Android 5.0 Lollipop for their phones while your OnePlus One has to sit there stuck with the CM11! Worry no more, we were doing some ground work about alternate options and here we are with the Exodus ROM which is based off CM and AOSP (5.0.2 Lollipop) and for few months now, it has been very stable. It has been a very smooth ROM with great battery life! Wanna know how to get this on your…
  • How to Move Apps & Games to SD card on Redmi 1S

    Mayur
    27 Mar 2015 | 5:19 am
    Xiaomi Redmi 1S was an amazing entry-level phone (discontinued now), and its successor ‘Redmi 2‘ has been recently launched in India. Out of 8GB, around 6GB of free space is available for the users on Redmi 1S which is pretty decent. But once you install 2-3 high-end games on your device, the internal storage can easily run out and unfortunately there is no option to move apps to SD card neither on Redmi 1S nor Redmi 2. Moreover, there is no way to install apps directly on SD card in Redmi 1S. Luckily, a not so complex workaround is available that helps you move the compatible…
  • Xiaomi Redmi 2 Review – Colorful Entry-Level Champ powered by 4G

    Cosmic Paladin
    22 Mar 2015 | 5:08 am
    Xiaomi is on a roll when it comes to 4G phones in India, becoming the # 1 in terms of shipments of 4G smartphones in India trouncing Samsung and Apple – this is no small accomplishment especially after all the controversies they got into in India. All of this is in less than a year they’ve come to India starting off with the Mi 3 which was a huge hit. They are also the number five in the Indian smartphone market in Q4 of 2014 with about 4 percent market share. Coming off a not so successful sales period of the Mi 4, Xiaomi looks to be back in the game of sales numbers now with…
  • Moto E (2015) Review – A pretty ‘Basic’ deal, with unpredictable performance drops

    Cosmic Paladin
    21 Mar 2015 | 5:58 am
    E for ‘economy‘ is what Motorola has aimed for with the Moto E that was introduced in 2014 and we need not ring a bell here on how successful it was in terms of changing trends, breaking records in sales and all the good things. Who would’ve thought a tiny entry-level phone packing decent specs that can get you thru the day with telephony, housing the elusive vanilla Android OS would come at that price! And within a year of its release, Motorola wants to leverage on the success – in the form of Moto E (2nd Generation). Does it churn the game at the entry level…
 
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  • Frost & Sullivan: Convergence Can Provide New Growth Opportunities for Companies

    1 Apr 2015 | 10:00 pm
    BANGKOK, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan today hosted the 2015 Growth, Innovation & Leadership summit in Bangkok, discussing Convergence of industries and digital transformation of the Thai economy Koh Eng Lok, Country Head, Thailand at Frost & Sullivan...
  • AudioCodes Announces Authorization of Additional Share Repurchase Program

    1 Apr 2015 | 10:00 pm
    LOD, Israel, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AudioCodes (NasdaqGS: AUDC), a leading provider of converged voice solutions that enable enterprises and service providers to transition to all-IP voice networks, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a program to repurchase...
  • LIFX Releases Their Most Affordable Smart Light Yet

    1 Apr 2015 | 9:40 pm
    REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- LIFX has once again proven that beauty and function can exist in one amazing LED light Bulb. With the introduction of the new White 800, LIFX has taken smart lighting to a whole new level.  The White 800 is the first value bulb...
  • RDK Management, LLC Announces App Developer Environment for RDK

    1 Apr 2015 | 9:01 pm
    PHILADELPHIA, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RDK Management, LLC announced today the availability of a development environment for app developers to remotely develop and test apps on top of the RDK – thanks to Metrological, a leading TV application solutions company....
  • Infrared Imaging Market, Thermal Imaging Systems Industry Analysis and Forecasts

    1 Apr 2015 | 7:15 pm
    DALLAS, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Forecasts for Infrared Imaging Market (2020) and Thermal Imaging Systems Market (2019) available in New Research Reports of Semiconductor and Electronics industry intelligence collection at RnRMarketResearch.com In 2014, the infrared and thermal...
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  • Notes From The Road: Apple Watch, Apple Car

    Jean-Louis Gassée
    29 Mar 2015 | 10:28 am
       by Jean-Louis Gassée Taking a closer look at the size and precision of Apple’s manufacturing operations has made me rethink my skepticism about the putative Apple Car. I’ve been in Paris for the last two weeks, mostly disconnected. I won’t wallow in specifics; suffice it to say that the struggle with cable TV, Internet, and cellular providers here is eerily similar to what we commonly endure in the Valley. There is one difference, however: A few hours ago, I watched as a cable technician spliced a fiber connection into our apartment, something I can’t get in downtown Palo…
  • Beware of Airbnb entering the hyperlocal travel guide business

    Frédéric Filloux
    22 Mar 2015 | 12:31 pm
      by Frédéric Filloux  Airbnb has every reason to enter the news services sector – and to threaten a broad range of media/services such as Trip Advisor or Yelp.  Seen through the eyes of travel information publishers, Airbnb holds a dream position: a huge base of 25 million potential readers/users, spread over 34,000 cities in 190 countries, well in tune with the brand’s core product and attributes. For a start, should Airbnb develop a publishing arm, this unparalleled notoriety would spare it tens of millions dollars otherwise required to promote its content services: In the…
  • News Media Should Drop Native Apps

    Frédéric Filloux
    15 Mar 2015 | 12:19 pm
      by Frédéric Filloux When it comes to the most basic form of news delivery, facts keep piling up in a way that makes native apps more and more questionable. Here is why it’s worth considering a move back to mobile sites or web apps…   One of the most shared statistic on mobile use is this one: Applications account for 86% of the time spend b’y users. This leaves a mere 14% for browser-based activities, i.e. sites designed for mobile, either especially coded for nomad consumption, built using responsive design techniques that adapt look and feel to screen size, or…
  • After The First 3 Million AppleWatches

    Jean-Louis Gassée
    8 Mar 2015 | 11:54 am
      By Jean-Louis Gassée We’ll soon know what the AppleWatch is and what it can do…it may take a while to understand why Apple has gone to such lengths to hype the device. Under Steve Jobs‘ leadership, Apple 2.0 obsessed over the marriage of form and function. Starting with Jony Ive’s Bondi Blue iMac, Apple products stood out in a sea of beige and black boxes. But even so, fashion, the providential spawn of this fecund marriage, has always been a by-product — welcome, but not a first-order pursuit With the AppleWatch things have changed: Fashion is now a primary component,…
  • NYT vs Buzzfeed: Valuations Discrepancies – Part II

    Frédéric Filloux
    22 Feb 2015 | 11:39 am
      by Frédéric Filloux My last column about new valuations in digital media triggered an abundance of comments. Here are my responses and additions to the discussion.  The most revealing part of argument used by those who tweeted (800 of them), commented or emailed me, is how many wished things to remain simple and segregated: legacy vs. native media, content producers vs. service providers, ancestral performances indicators and, of course, the self-granted permission to a certain category of people to decide what is worthy. Too bad for cartesian minds and simplifiers, the digital…
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  • Feel Like Somebody’s Watching You? 5 Tools to Detect & Block Tracking

    Justin Pot
    1 Apr 2015 | 9:30 pm
    People are tracking which websites you visit, whether you open their email and more – but you can stop them. Here’s how. Cool Websites and Tools digs up things not yet covered on MakeUseOf, all focused on a particular theme. Today that theme is blocking tracking tools, something we’ve covered a few times but for which more tools seem to pop up constantly. Let’s get started. Ugly Email (Chrome, Firefox Coming Soon): Spot Email Trackers in Gmail A variety of services give people and companies who email you a chance to track whether you’ve opened an email, and where…
  • Who Says You Can’t Make it Big Even if You’re Young?

    Dave LeClair
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:30 pm
    When you think about successful CEOs, you probably picture someone in the middle aged stage of life. The last thing you probably picture is someone under 30, but with the rise of the tech startup and a change in the way business gets done, more successful CEOs are younger than ever before. Don’t believe me? Check out the infographic below for a look at some of the most successful CEOs who did it all before they turned 30. What’s next, CEOs right out of high school? Via Essay.Expert Click To EnlargeRead the full article: Who Says You Can’t Make it Big Even if You’re…
  • How Do You Bypass Geo-Blocking Tactics? [We Ask You]

    Dave Parrack
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:30 pm
    You may or may not have heard the term “geo-blocking” before, but there’s a high probability you have experienced it at least once. For the uninitiated, it’s the practice of locking digital content to a specific region, blocking anyone located elsewhere from accessing that content. And it sucks. Thankfully, many of us have learned how to deal with these egregious geo-blocking tactics, employing our own counter measures against the websites and media companies employing them. And this week’s We Ask You is dedicated to sharing what we have all learned in the hopes…
  • Dying on Mars, the Drone Wars, and More Must-See 3-Minute Documentaries

    Tim Brookes
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:30 pm
    Our short, 21st century attention spans mean short-form content excels well online. This explains the popularity of Twitter and Buzzfeed, but also why AdWeek considers three minutes to be the optimum YouTube video length. The Guardian is one of Britain’s most respected news organisations. Their YouTube channel arguably takes a leaf from the Vice school of online video production, marrying hard hitting journalism with a compact format that’s perfect for dipping into even when you’re meant to be working. If you like free documentaries, you’re in the right place. If…
  • How to Use Pinterest Effectively (And Avoid the Ridiculous Nail Art)

    Briallyn Smith
    1 Apr 2015 | 1:00 pm
    It is actually possible to use Pinterest for useful tasks, though it may not seem so at first glance. Here’s how. When it comes to discussions about using social media websites as tools to help your communication, business, or day-to-day life, Pinterest is often overlooked. Pinterest is typically characterized as a website for wasting time or ambitious do-it-yourself projects, and anyone who attempts to speak to its defence generally does so based on a vague definition of its usefulness for “inspiration” (whether it be for crafts, style, or finally getting in shape).
 
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  • Vietnam Past and Present by Khánh Hmoong

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    1 Apr 2015 | 11:02 pm
    Revisiting the past takes a whole new meaning with Khánh Hmoong’s photos. Hmoong, a photographer based in Vietnam, is famous for incorporating old photographs onto new ones. He takes landscape photos all over his country, holding a super-imposed old photo and cleverly overlapping the old one to the new backdrop. He essentially merges two time periods, exposing their similarities and differences at the same time. Hmoong, who is also a coffee shop owner, fastidiously aligns photos from the past in its original position, subjecting the viewer to the changes that have taken place in different…
  • 20 Creative Prank Websites & Products to Troll Your Friends

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    31 Mar 2015 | 7:43 pm
    April 1 always causes people to rise from their beds with extra caution, knowing that they could encounter all forms of pranks at every turn. Yes, it’s once again April Fool’s day. But with this sense of caution also comes a sense of excitement for some, especially for those who are thinking of ways to outwit their friends. And as trolling has become quite a common word these days, this is the perfect opportunity to start harnessing the troll in you and find ways to humiliate, anger, entertain, or simply get one over your friends. The Art of Trolling In internet speak, ‘trolling’ is…
  • 25 Classy Law Firm Website Designs

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    30 Mar 2015 | 10:21 pm
    Law firms have always had this reputation for being kind of boring and stodgy. This is the same image that most people tend to see when they visit law firm websites as well. It really is a shame that most law firm websites on the net perpetuate this kind of image because no website needs to be boring even if it does belong to something as serious as a law firm. Edgy, Classy Website Designs It is easy to see why most web designers would choose staid and somewhat plain designs for law firms because after all, the industry is a lot about image and they can’t afford not to be taken seriously by…
  • Top 6 Cities to Live and Work Remotely From

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    29 Mar 2015 | 10:33 pm
    The corporate world, with its vast and unending demands, will always take its toll especially when you stay behind your desk or within the walls of a boardroom the whole day. Whether for health, mental, or emotional reasons, there will always be a day when you’ll find yourself saying, “Enough.” This is a common story that you will hear from digital nomads whenever you ask them what made them decide to start exploring the world. Digital Nomads at a Glance Digital nomads work from everywhere, traveling all over to accomplish what they need to do to earn while making the most out of…
  • 25 Creative Examples of Ambigram Logo Designs

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    26 Mar 2015 | 10:40 pm
    Sans the plot itself, possibly the most rousing effect of Dan Brown’s Angels and Demons is its mark in the world of ambigrams. The “Illuminati” ambigram in the book (and movie) launched thousands of online searches about the nature of the design. The great thing about this typographical creation is its cool factor. You can’t see an ambigram design and not think of it as “cool” or “awesome.” Because it is. When you can read word/s the same way upside down, or in any orientation or POV, it’s remarkable. It’s genius. Not only is the structure of the design impressive, an…
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    Technology News from SciGuru Science News

  • Artificial crystal: Rubidium atoms can be used to produce magnetic crystals in an optical lattice

    1 Apr 2015 | 5:41 am
    It is a situation familiar from one’s own living environment: relations between neighbours can be intense, yet also characterised by sensitivities. Complex quantum systems can be imagined in a similar way – especially when magnetism is involved. A team headed by Christian Groß in the department of Immanuel Bloch, Director at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics in...
  • Microsecond Raman imaging might probe cells, organs for disease

    31 Mar 2015 | 11:59 am
    A vibrational spectroscopic imaging technology that can take images of living cells could represent an advanced medical diagnostic tool for the early detection of cancer and other diseases. High-speed spectroscopic imaging makes it possible to observe the quickly-changing metabolic processes inside living cells and to image large areas of tissue, making it possible to scan an entire organ.
  • New way to sort cells without limitations of traditional methods

    31 Mar 2015 | 11:30 am
    A team of Stanford University School of Medicine researchers has come up with a new way of analyzing individual cell types by applying advanced mathematical analysis to the cells’ contents. The method is analogous to analyzing a smoothie to find what fruits went into making it, the researchers say. A paper describing the method, called Cibersort, was published online March 30 in Nature...
  • Researchers develop molecular backbone of super-slim, bendable digital displays

    30 Mar 2015 | 7:47 am
    Tel Aviv University researchers develop molecular backbone of super-slim, bendable digital displays. From smartphones and tablets to computer monitors and interactive TV screens, electronic displays are everywhere. As the demand for instant, constant communication grows, so too does the urgency for more convenient portable devices — especially devices, like computer displays, that can be...
  • Snowflakes become square with a little help from graphene

    26 Mar 2015 | 5:28 am
    An atomically thin layer of water freezes at room temperature to form square ice with symmetry completely alien to water molecules, University of Manchester researchers have found. The breakthrough findings, reported in the journal Nature, allow better understanding of the counterintuitive behaviour of water at the molecular scale and are important for development of more efficient...
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  • Review Of 6pm (.com) – Can You Put Your Trust Here?

    SimpleReviews
    30 Mar 2015 | 5:15 am
    Online shopping is all the rage in modern society, with people managing to get products they want delivered to their door with just a click of a button. Sites which offer such services rely on the inherent laziness present in all human beings, realizing that we would much rather shop from the comfort of our beds than drive to the nearest mall and look around. There are plenty of great sites like eBay and Amazon that let us shop online, but none of them really guarantee bargain prices for their products do they? Well if you’re into shopping online and you’re looking for some great bargain…
  • Review Of The Maxi Climber – As Good Of A Workout As It’s Made Out To Be?

    SimpleReviews
    20 Mar 2015 | 1:31 pm
    Maxi Climber as seen on TV We live in a generation that’s under constant pressure to be fit- people go running, workout and pump iron to become spectacles of perfection in front of society. It’s easy to be caught up in the hype and suddenly find that you’re spending a couple of hundred dollars on gym and equipment expenses, but not really getting anywhere. Well many people don’t resort to conventional fitness methods, they end up doing things like hiking or rock climbing. It used to be pretty impossible to set up something that intricate at home, until Maxi Climber came along!
  • Review Of The Casper Mattress – Is This The Mattress You’ve Been Looking For?

    SimpleReviews
    18 Mar 2015 | 1:10 am
    It’s important to find the right bed to sleep on, especially if you’re part of a modern workforce and really need to catch up on some shut eye to keep that machine ticking. Thats why it’s really important to do your research when buying a new mattress. The wrong mattress can have you waking up grumpy, with back or other bodily pains and can even have an impact on how long you sleep. So without further ado, lets discuss one of the best options available on the market to meet your mattress needs. What is a Casper Mattress? In this day and age, it can be hard to fit healthy amounts of…
  • Review Of The Mi40x Workout Program – A Scam, Or Does It Work?

    SimpleReviews
    17 Mar 2015 | 9:20 am
    In a society filled with job obligations, hard hitting deals and short deadlines, it’s getting harder and harder for people with packed schedules to stay in shape. In a decision between relaxing with a beer and some television or hitting the gym, most of us would end up on the couch. However, even in this fast moving society the pressure to stay fit is not taken off us for a second. Women want their men to sport rock hard abs and machine gun forearms and men are no different, constantly expecting females with toned abdomens and an hourglass figure. With all these social expectations,…
  • Review Of The Vertical Jump Manual Program – Will It Really Up Your Game?

    SimpleReviews
    15 Mar 2015 | 9:56 am
    Have you been dreaming of hitting that perfect slam dunk? Do you need to gain a few inches to get that sweet jump shot? With basketball becoming more and more competitive every day, especially at the college level, most people are looking to get that extra edge that a great jump can provide. It’s not just basketball though, is it? Jumping is important in a wide range of sports like Gymnastics, Parkour, Taekwondo and Volleyball. If you’re involved in any of these activities, you’ll know the advantages a good jump can give you in a competitive environment. If you’re a natural born…
 
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    Insivia Marketing + Web Design

  • Take AIM: Why a Strategic Approach to Marketing is Best

    insivia
    17 Mar 2015 | 8:18 am
    Let’s say you need to get to a friend’s house in a city you’ve never been to before. Would you just get in your car and drive around aimlessly, hoping you stumble across the place you need to be? No, of course not. You would get directions. You would determine how to get from point A to point B before stepping on the gas. You would factor things in like driving time and alternate routes, maybe even the weather. The same concept can (and should) be applied to your marketing efforts. Creating a Targeted Plan When deciding on how to market your business, you need to know your end goal. You…
  • Motivational Quotes for Marketing Professionals

    insivia
    12 Mar 2015 | 11:31 am
    Since most of you out there don’t know me, I’ll let you in on a little tidbit of my personality: I am an inspirational and motivational quote addict. I have a daily quote app on my phone and have been known to scribble my favorites on post-it notes, tacking them up around my desk to reference throughout my day. Here at Insivia, I’m in good company! I mean, we have a section on our site that provides you with written or spoken words from some of the world’s greatest. It’s obvious I’m not the only one that applies powerful statements to my everyday. Take a look below at some of…
  • Take AIM: How to Target the Right Audience

    insivia
    2 Mar 2015 | 12:04 am
    “Anyone with an internet connection and an idea can develop an audience.” These words were spoken by actor Kevin Spacey at last year’s Content Marketing World to 2,600 marketing professionals and, to put it simply, he’s right. But marketing isn’t just about building an audience, it’s about building the right audience. A lot of time and money is wasted when trying to sell a service or product to the wrong individual. Instead, you need to create a strategic marketing plan to delves into who your target audience is and how you can reach it. Let’s break down how you can target the…
  • Small Ways to Add Big Personality to Your IT Site

    insivia
    27 Feb 2015 | 10:02 am
    Offering managed IT services or implementing VOIP may not seem like the most thrilling service offerings. And some people go so far as thinking these offerings are downright boring (gasp!). Never forget, though, that your services are very much needed. And just because IT stereotypically may not be the sexiest industry, there are plenty of ways to step up your game when it comes to showing off your brand. The first impression people have of your business is often your website. So, it’s time to make it more fab than drab. Here are four small ways you can add big personality to your IT site:…
  • Improve Your Business Presentations with Prezi

    insivia
    24 Feb 2015 | 7:57 am
    Engaging presentations with effective visuals can be key when trying to capture your audience’s attention. Each day we’re constantly bombarded with information and if you’re anything like me, my attention span seems to be thinning day by day. We’ve all sat through someone’s presentation slide after slide trying our best to ignore the text message that just popped up or the Facebook notification that just came in on our iPhone. So, if you’re looking to put together an exciting presentation that will actually keep your audience’s attention, your first thought might not want to…
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    Top News - MIT Technology Review

  • Toolkits for the Mind

    1 Apr 2015 | 9:00 pm
    Programming languages shape the way their users think—which helps explain how tech startups work and why they are able to reinvent themselves.When the Japanese computer scientist Yukihiro Matsumoto decided to create Ruby, a programming language that has helped build Twitter, Hulu, and much of the modern Web, he was chasing an idea from a 1966 science fiction novel called Babel-17 by Samuel R. Delany. At the book’s heart is an invented language of the same name that upgrades the minds of all those who speak it. “Babel-17 is such an exact analytical language, it almost assures you…
  • Adding Greater Realism to Virtual Worlds

    1 Apr 2015 | 10:00 am
    A startup is borrowing techniques used in high-frequency trading to enable more realistic simulated worlds.What new possibilities might open up in video game design—and beyond—when an unlimited number of people can inhabit a truly realistic virtual world simultaneously? This is just one of several questions that Improbable, a company that’s developing a new environment for building virtual worlds of unprecedented scale and complexity, hopes to answer.
  • The Problem with Fake Meat

    30 Mar 2015 | 9:00 pm
    It might be possible to create a burger that helps the environment and improves your health. But will it taste good enough to win over the masses?People want burgers. It seems hardwired. You can read Richard Wrangham’s Catching Fire to learn how man evolved into a thinking primate by learning to cook the animals he killed. You can talk to the stylish proprietor of a leading cooking school in Japan, who co-owns an artful Manhattan sushi restaurant. What does he find the most efficient fuel for his triathlon training? A couple of McDonald’s quarter-pounders a day.
  • Broadcast Every Little Drama

    30 Mar 2015 | 11:26 am
    Meerkat and Periscope show how simple, fun, and weird live-streaming can be.Like the frequent posture of its cute, furry namesake, a live-streaming video app called Meerkat recently got people to stand up and take notice.
  • Single-Dose Cures for Malaria, Other Diseases

    25 Mar 2015 | 11:00 am
    A leading researcher issues a call for pills that deliver a full course of treatment in one swallow.One of the world’s preëminent biomedical researchers is calling for a concerted effort by scientists to develop pills that would stay in the stomach or gut for weeks or months once swallowed, delivering one or more drugs continuously or over set intervals.
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    Emerging Technology and Trends

  • Win Free Training for Life

    24 Mar 2015 | 2:17 am
    Firebrand re-launch Free Training for Life - a unique competition - where one winner can gain unrestricted access to Firebrand's 180+ courses at zero cost.
  • Learn unlearn create destroy- The cycle of a corporations evolution

    27 Jan 2015 | 12:27 am
    What was once mainstream will soon become obsolete. History is replete with innovation disrupting established players. US Steel from once being the market leader to a company that had to file for bankruptcy protection. Retailers like BestBuy and Barnes and Noble from being market leaders are having tough competition from much late entrants in online commerce arena. An interesting research says that in 2013 89% of US households had a mobile connection in comparison to 71% having a landline connection. Can we visualize what the future for fixed line telephony might be.
  • Ethics! An Oxymoron or a business reality

    8 Dec 2014 | 3:46 am
    Two mission statements that tell a story
  • Dow Chemical Transforms its Myriad of Data into Real-time, Actionable Manufacturing

    17 Oct 2014 | 6:32 am
    Dow Chemical uses Northwest Analytics's NWA Focus EMI® solution. The solution allows Dow to access data directly from existing data sources, passed it through a global analytics layer, and then visualized the critical process information in real time. Dow's solution achieves an annual ROI of $1,000,000 – $2,000,000 per plant per year.
  • Firebrand names latest winner of Free Training for Life

    29 Sep 2014 | 11:53 pm
    Firebrand are delighted to announce the latest winner of Free Training for Life. Mario Henkel, is an IT Administrator working for ponturo consulting AG in Frankfurt. He will gain a lifetime of free access to 200+ IT, security and project management courses. His prize is estimated to be worth over £1 million.
 
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  • Mobile Photography App Tutorial – ToonCamera – TheAppWhisperer

    Jerry Jobe
    1 Apr 2015 | 8:49 am
    We are delighted to publish this interesting tutorial by Jerry Jobe demonstrating the app ToonCamera.  It retails for $1.99/£1.49 and you can download it here.  Over to you Jerry (foreword […] The post Mobile Photography App Tutorial – ToonCamera – TheAppWhisperer appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
  • Open, Youth and Mobile Phone winners revealed for 2015 Sony World Photography Awards, the world’s biggest photography competition

    Joanne Carter
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:56 am
    The Open and Youth winners along with the inaugural Mobile Phone winner of the world’s biggest photography competition, the Sony World Photography Awards, are announced today. Drawn from the four corners of the world and covering a huge range […] The post Open, Youth and Mobile Phone winners revealed for 2015 Sony World Photography Awards, the world’s biggest photography competition appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
  • Final Call To Enter iPhone Photography Awards (IPPA)

    Joanne Carter
    1 Apr 2015 | 1:51 am
    With just a few hours left to enter your images into the iPhone Photography Awards time is of the essence.  Click here to find out more. The post Final Call To Enter iPhone Photography Awards (IPPA) appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
  • Pic of the Day (65) – via Instagram – TheAppWhisperer

    Joanne Carter
    1 Apr 2015 | 1:13 am
    Here’s day sixty five of our new Pic of the Day section via Instagram.  Each day we will be selecting one image a day for our Pic of the Day […] The post Pic of the Day (65) – via Instagram – TheAppWhisperer appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
  • TheAppWhisperer – APPart – ‘Infinite Challenge #1′ by Bobbi McMurry

    Bobbi McMurry
    31 Mar 2015 | 7:55 am
    Welcome to our APPart Infinite Challenge #1 results. This challenge was an attempt to illustrate how infinite the possible solutions are to any given image. Variations within the artist’s style, […] The post TheAppWhisperer – APPart – ‘Infinite Challenge #1′ by Bobbi McMurry appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
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  • Health Insurance Coverage and Care – The Shifting Landscape

    Natalie Tornese
    31 Mar 2015 | 10:57 pm
    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was implemented to enable easier and more effective healthcare access to millions of Americans. Presently, the health insurance marketplace is witnessing significant changes as this domain has become increasingly consumer driven with important variations in the way care is paid for and delivered. A new report released by the "American Hospital Association" reveals that as the increase in cost of providing health insurance continues, employers are pushing more of the cost of care onto their employees. They are selecting low cost…
  • High Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Women with Migraine

    Julie Clements
    30 Mar 2015 | 12:25 am
    Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the number one killer of both men and women in the United States. About 600,000 people die due to heart disease every year, that is, 1 in every 4 deaths. A new research shows that women who suffer from migraine are 1.52 times more likely to suffer from a cardiovascular disease than women without this symptom. They also have more chances to have a stroke, heart attack or die of any other cardiology diseases. The study results were presented at the American Headache Society’s (AHS) 56th Annual scientific meeting. The results of the study specify that there…
  • Cleaning Up Your Accounts Receivable (A/R) for the Coming Year

    Rajeev Rajagopal
    26 Mar 2015 | 11:19 pm
    As the New Year is fast approaching, it is very important to clean up your account receivables (A/R) to improve your medical billing and coding process and increase year-end collections. This will also help you refresh the records for the coming year, keep the records ready for the tax season and ensure that your cash flow stays manageable. A thorough A/R analysis is vital to make a decision regarding whether to continue to chase older claims or make necessary adjustments and move on. Errors in claims can also be resolved through this analysis. If you prefer to have some support in this…
  • Role of Critical Care Units in Managing Patient Care

    Meghann Kiernan
    25 Mar 2015 | 2:56 am
    Generally, critical care refers to the direct delivery of medical care for a seriously ill or injured patient. An illness or injury to be considered critical must seriously impair one or more vital organs of the patient so that their survival rate is put at risk. This requires detailed interpretation of multiple data sources along with the application of advanced technology to manage the patient. Therefore, critical medical support requires frequent personal assessment and manipulation by a trained practitioner. As per 2012 statistics, there are approximately 6000 ICUs in the United States,…
  • Screening Important for Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer

    Natalie Tornese
    22 Mar 2015 | 11:53 pm
    Colorectal Cancer (CRC) is recognized as the third most commonly diagnosed malignant neoplasm worldwide and the third leading cause of cancer death in both men and women in the United States. It is estimated that there will be 135,000 new cases of CRC and nearly 50,000 deaths due to this disease in the United States in 2015. Generally, colorectal cancer develops in the colon or the rectum. Reports suggest that the lifetime risk of developing this condition is about 1 in 20 (5%) and this is somewhat higher in men than women. The potential risk factors associated with this disease include…
 
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  • Latest update of WhatsApp for Android now allows all users to make voice calls.

    Avinash
    31 Mar 2015 | 9:29 am
    Latest update of WhatsApp for Android now allows all users to make voice calls. Read the rest of the story at www.iCosmoGeek.com
  • Microsoft just unveiled the latest version of its baseline Surface tablet, the S…

    Avinash
    31 Mar 2015 | 8:28 am
    Microsoft just unveiled the latest version of its baseline Surface tablet, the Surface 3 — switching to an Intel Atom processor, and leaving behind the ARM-based processors that powered the first two versions. The change means that the new tablet runs a full version of Windows 8.1 and traditional Windows apps, not the Windows RT operating system, which was limited to Modern UI apps. The Surface 3, starting at $499, comes with a 10.8 inch screen, slightly smaller than the 12-inch Surface Pro 3 introduced by Microsoft last year. It comes in 64 GB and 128 GB models, and 4G LTE... Read the…
  • Early looks of Microsoft's new browser – Project Spartan (0.10.10049.0)

    Avinash
    30 Mar 2015 | 8:34 pm
    Early looks of Microsoft's new browser - Project Spartan (0.10.10049.0) Read the rest of the story at www.iCosmoGeek.com
  • Microsoft is releasing a preview of its Internet Explorer successor, Project Spa…

    Avinash
    30 Mar 2015 | 3:32 pm
    Microsoft is releasing a preview of its Internet Explorer successor, Project Spartan, today. The new browser is part of an update to the PC Windows 10 preview build 10049. Introducing Project Spartan: The New Browser Built for Windows 10 blogs.windows.com Today I’m excited to share more details about “Project Spartan,” the new browser we are introducing in Windows 10. Project Spartan will be available across the Windows 10 device family. It is fast,... Read the rest of the story at www.iCosmoGeek.com
  • Microsoft is releasing a preview of its Internet Explorer successor, Project Spa…

    Avinash
    30 Mar 2015 | 3:32 pm
    Microsoft is releasing a preview of its Internet Explorer successor, Project Spartan, today. The new browser is part of an update to the PC Windows 10 preview build 10049. Introducing Project Spartan: The New Browser Built for Windows 10 blogs.windows.com Today I’m excited to share more details about “Project Spartan,” the new browser we are introducing in Windows 10. Project Spartan will be available across the Windows 10 device family. It is fast,... Read the rest of the story at www.iCosmoGeek.com
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    1E Blogs - Software Lifecycle Automation

  • Three common reasons why ITAM implementations fail

    Peter Beruk
    1 Apr 2015 | 8:51 am
    Too often, we hear of stories where an organization embarked on implementing an ITAM program – only to hear later that the project was cancelled or postponed.  The reasons for these cancellations and postponements almost always come down to one of three reasons, explained below. I cite the three most common reasons and ways to rescue the effort so that the ITAM implementing organization gets the benefits it was initially seeking (and ideally more).  The benefits include reduced risk of non-compliance and audit, and improved financial and business impacts to the organization. And the…
  • Ask Sam – Are EULAs enforceable?

    Ask Sam
    31 Mar 2015 | 8:54 am
    Dear Sam, The previous team that was managing licenses for my company was just let go.  I’ve been put in charge of the new team and my first action was to remove general access to the corporate shared disk location everyone was using to install software.  I did this because the CFO of the company told me to lock down the ability for anyone to install software without being able to track and approve each and every installation. Now, I’m getting e-mails from people in the organization telling me that installing software like they used to is OK because EULA licenses are not…
  • OS Deployment Made Easy: Serve Yourself!

    Ed Aldrich
    30 Mar 2015 | 7:33 am
    Background Any organization that goes through the process of developing and deploying a new operating system knows a simple truth: coordinating with the end users around scheduling the OS deployment is one of the most challenging tasks in the entire project plan. There never seems to be a “good” time to actually fire off the deployment you spent so much time and effort to get “just right”.  There are of course a boatload of reasons why this is true, but fundamentally it comes down to people. For every computer you need to upgrade, there is a human being on the other side of the…
  • How big does the ConfigMgr client cache need to be to accommodate Nomad?

    Duane Gardiner
    27 Mar 2015 | 5:15 am
    When planning a System Center ConfigMgr Manager and Nomad implementation or when integrating Nomad into an existing ConfigMgr environment, I’m often asked “How big does the ConfigMgr client cache need to be to accommodate Nomad?” Or, “Do we need to change the ConfigMgr client’s cache size to accommodate Nomad?” The short answer is, “It doesn’t matter.” Now, when I say “It doesn’t matter”, I don’t mean that the size of the ConfigMgr client cache doesn’t matter at all. On the contrary, it’s a critically…
  • SAO – not just another acronym for SAM…

    Jason Keogh
    25 Mar 2015 | 8:34 am
    So – we’ve created a new acronym for Software Asset Management (SAM) in 1E. We’re calling it SAO – Software Asset Optimization. Why yet another acronym? And why “Software Asset Optimization”? Because ITAM and SAM have always, to some degree, frustrated me. It is crucial to manage your IT Assets (which is the stated aim of ITAM and as a subset – SAM). Often ITAM and SAM tools vendors equate “manage” with “count” – that’s just not good enough. 1E is not developing a new suite of tools which merely count installs or licenses – SAO is about active optimization –…
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    Geekswithblogs.net

  • Pleased to announce

    Richard Jones
    1 Apr 2015 | 2:55 am
    Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/MobileLOB/archive/2015/04/01/pleased-to-announce.aspxI’ve submitted for review my Bin Collections WatchKit App.    It took a while to get everything correctly code signed, but its done...
  • XML Transformation: Xslt vs .NET. Part 2

    Leonid Ganeline
    30 Mar 2015 | 3:25 am
    Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/LeonidGaneline/archive/2015/03/30/xml-transformation-xslt-vs-.net.-part-2.aspxIn the first part, I have compared the Xslt transformations of the XML documents with the Object transformations. It happens the Object transformations are faster in most cases. They are also simpler from the developer point of view. The next natural question is “If we use Json instead of XML, how faster the transformations would be?” If we got a freedom to choose Object transformations instead of Xslt transformations, it might be, we got even more freedom and…
  • Guvera Bugs Sucks and my incident with Guvera (Charge me 1447.39 INR and my account still not paid account)

    Anirudha
    30 Mar 2015 | 1:11 am
    Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/anirugu/archive/2015/03/30/guvera-bugs-sucks-and-my-incident-with-guvera-charge-me.aspxFinding a good Music streaming is really so hard. Today I play guvera and thing to let use it for future. Now See what it happen to me. First I tried to pay it doesn’t work. I tell the support and it telling me that give us error so we look into it. It’s error 25004 Payment failed. It’s working on other site but not in Guvera. I thing it’s hourly issues and it’s maybe has fixed now. I tried to payment again and they charge me 1447.39 (49.91 29 times…
  • Solution: Little Puzzlers–Is tree a Binary Search Tree?

    James Michael Hare
    29 Mar 2015 | 10:22 pm
    Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/BlackRabbitCoder/archive/2015/03/30/solution-little-puzzlersndashis-tree-a-binary-search-tree.aspx This is the way I would go about the “Is tree a Binary Search Tree” problem if I were asked to perform it at an evaluation. However, keep in mind there are multiple ways to solve this, so don't worry if your solution has variations. The Wrong Path The temptation here is to naively think of a BST as simply having the restriction that the left child of x must be < x and the right child of x must be > x. The problem is that this is not the…
  • Horror: Migrating Angular-UI-Router to Angular New Router

    Shaun
    29 Mar 2015 | 5:12 pm
    Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/shaunxu/archive/2015/03/30/horror-migrating-angular-ui-router-to-angular-new-router.aspxLast week after watched videos of ngConf 2015, I decided to have a try on Angular 2.0. And I think the best start point would be its new router. The application I'm going to change is "My DocumentDB", a web-based Microsoft Azure DocumentDB management tool I created last year. Although Google said it would be very simple and smoothly to migrate from Angular 1.x to this new router and then easy to go forward to Angular 2.0, I found a lot of problem if I'm using…
 
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  • Institute Announces Precautions for Today’s Snowstorm

    Julie Barr
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:00 am
    Update: Happy April Fools’ Day! Currently, there is no forecast for a significant snowstorm in the Boston area—fingers crossed the snow totals for this historic winter stay where they are! If the Alps of MIT returns next year, however, we vote for the formation of a yodeling club and would urge them to perform for […]
  • Alum Books Podcast: Faint Promise of Rain

    Joe McGonegal
    31 Mar 2015 | 3:00 am
    More than 10 years ago, Anjali Mitter Duva MCP ’99 traveled to Rajasthan, India, to show her husband the country of her ancestry. In a guidebook on Jaisalmer, one of the cities they visited, Duva came across an anecdote that struck her: since children would often live till age five without seeing rain, families used to paint […]
  • Wear Your Social Network

    Nicole Morell
    30 Mar 2015 | 3:00 am
    What if your likes and interests on social media were broadcast to the world offline? Would that make it easier for you to make real world connections with people? That’s the idea behind Social Textiles, a wearable social network created by Media Lab students Viirj Kan, Katsuya Fujii, Judith Amores, and Chang Long Zhu Jin—members […]
  • Photo of the Week by Irina Medvedev SM ’01—March 28, 2015

    Alan Scott
    28 Mar 2015 | 3:00 am
    Irina Medvedev is a photographer in Cambridge, MA. View more work on her website. Check out her upcoming open studio May 9—10, 2015. View other alumni photos of the week.
  • Gizmo Garden Blooms in Maine

    Nancy DuVergne Smith
    27 Mar 2015 | 3:00 am
    MIT alumnus Bill Silver and his wife created Gizmo Garden to bring technology education to rural Maine.
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  • Bad advice for first time speakers

    30 Mar 2015 | 11:11 am
    I have spoken in public perhaps over hundred times and yet before every presentation my hands shake and I have a funny feeling in my stomach. If I have to use a hand-held microphone you will even be able to see the shake. This is not nerves or me being afraid. This is adrenaline pumping through my body. This is perfectly normal so I just accept it and go ahead with the presentation. Your first time It is perfectly understandable and normal though for you to be apprehensive. We all are when we do something for the first time. What you shouldn't do Everyone you ask will give you some advice for…
  • Were you ready for Joomla 3.4?

    20 Mar 2015 | 7:43 am
    Joomla 3.4 was released last month and just as with every major Joomla release there were beta and release candidates made available for testing over the preceding weeks. Those special releases are made specifically for Joomla developers to use to both test the changes in the upcoming release AND to check that their own code is still working as intended. Despite this after every release we see the same extension and template developers wait until AFTER the release before they even look at the code and test their own work. Then they are in a mad panic and rush to release updates. Meanwhile…
  • Joomla 3.4 Hidden SEO Secret - Revealed

    13 Mar 2015 | 5:58 am
    For a long time Joomla has included a very powerful component to handle url redirects. This is especially useful after a site upgrade or redesign. Don't know how to use it? Check this great article explaining all the features by Ruth Cheesley in the Joomla Community magazine. However it had a problem which probably meant that you looked at it, set it up and then quickly abandoned it for something else. Joomla we had a problem By default it collected ALL the urls that didn't exist on your site whenever someone tried them. That's not just real urls that may have existed at some time but…
  • Big photos - size matters?

    6 Feb 2015 | 8:59 pm
    You've probably noticed that I use some pretty big photos on each blog post here. That should mean big file sizes - but it doesn't have to. When you take a high resolution digital photo and simply resize it for your web site you are NOT compressing it. Or if you are, then you are probably not compressing it as much as you could be. Lets take the photo on this post as an example. The original photo from http://unsplash.com is 720kb and 2511 × 1671 pixels. I only need an image that is 790 x 420 so I will use Preview on my mac to resize and crop it. Now the image is only 85kb. That's great but…
  • Increase the screen resolution on your Macbook

    6 Feb 2015 | 2:48 pm
    I use a macbook air as my only computer and I do not have an external display. This means that my screen has a maximum resolution of 1440 x 900. For those of you with multiple monitor setups you might think it is odd but it works for me and forces me to concentrate on the task at hand (or it would if I didn't have a tablet and phone as well). Visiting a friend over xmas I connected the laptop to a large HD screen to watch a movie. I was surprised to see that the resolution on the laptop also increased. How was that possible? How was my laptop displaying at a higher resolution when connected…
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  • The Changing Role of IT Professionals

    Administrator
    24 Mar 2015 | 8:53 am
    Information Technology is a great field. With technology advancing at the speed of sound, there is never a period when IT becomes boring, or hits an intellectual wall. New devices, new software, more network bandwidth, and new opportunities to make all this technology do great things for our professional and private lives.   Or, it becomes a frightening professional and intellectual cyclone which threatens to make our jobs obsolete, or diluted due to business units accessing IT resources via a web page and credit card, bypassing the IT department entirely. One of the biggest challenges IT…
  • The Changing Face of Technology and Innovation

    Administrator
    24 Feb 2015 | 7:19 pm
    A friend of mine’s son recently returned from an extended absence which basically removed him from nearly all aspects of technology, including the Internet, for a bit longer than 5 years. Upon return, observing him restore his awareness of technologies and absorb all things new developed over the past 5 years was both exciting and moving. To be fair, the guy grew up in an Internet world, with access to online resources including Facebook, Twitter, and other social applications. The interesting part of his re-introduction to the “wired” world was watching the comprehension flashes he…
  • Can IT Standards Facilitate Innovation?

    Administrator
    9 Feb 2015 | 11:38 am
    IT professionals continue to debate the benefits of standardization versus the benefits of innovation, and the potential of standards inhibiting engineer and software developer ability to develop creative solutions to business opportunities and challenges.  At the Open Group Conference in San Diego last week (3~5 February) the topic of  standards and innovation popped up not only in presentations, but also in sidebar conversations surrounding the conference venue. In his presentation “SOA4BT (Service-Oriented Architecture for Business Technology) – From Business Services to…
  • SDNs in the Carrier Hotel

    Administrator
    28 Jan 2015 | 4:41 pm
    Carrier hotels are an integral part of global communications infrastructure.  The carrier hotel serves a vital function, specifically the role of a common point of interconnection between facility-based (physical cable in either terrestrial, submarine, or satellite networks) carriers, networks, content delivery networks (CDNs), Internet Service Providers (ISPs), and even private or government networks and hosting companies. In some locations, such as the One Wilshire Building in Los Angeles, or 60 Hudson in New York, several hundred carriers and service providers may interconnect physically…
  • Risk Management Strategies for IT Systems

    Administrator
    26 Jan 2015 | 3:28 pm
    Risk management has been around for a long time.  Financial managers run risk assessments for nearly all business models, and the idea of risk carries nearly as many definitions as the Internet.  However, for IT managers and IT professionals, risk management still frequently takes a far lower priority that other operations  and support activities. For IT managers a good, simple definition for RISK may be from the Open FAIR model which states: “Risk is defined as the probable frequency and magnitude of future loss”   Risk management should follow a structured process acknowledging…
 
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    EMA Blog Community

  • Avoiding Enterprise Mobile Management: A Futile Exercise in Procrastination

    Steve Brasen
    30 Mar 2015 | 8:38 am
    IT operations managers are cringing all around the world – desperately trying to avoid those inevitable words from their executive management: “You need to support enterprise mobility.” Their concerns are understandable. After all, IT administrators are already overtaxed with supporting desktop, server, application, and infrastructure management requirements. Asking them to layer a whole new management discipline on top of that can be a daunting prospect. IT managers who find themselves in this predicament often recognize it as an opportunity to practice the fine art of procrastination.
  • IT Cultural Transformation and The Elimination of Technology Silos—An Exercise in Efficiency or a Dream Turned Nightmare?

    Dennis Drogseth
    13 Mar 2015 | 11:48 am
    Cultural transformation and eliminating IT silos may sound like an impossible dream—and indeed, perhaps “eliminating” is too strong a word. But the reality is that IT organizations must change toward a more responsive, business-aligned culture, as well as toward a more service-aware (versus siloed) way of working. So how do you begin? A lot depends, [...]
  • Developing an Information Management Strategy Within the EMA Hybrid Data Ecosystem

    John Myers
    13 Mar 2015 | 8:24 am
    Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) has recognized that big data implementers and consumers rely on a variety of platforms to meet their big data requirements. These platforms include new data management technologies such as Hadoop, MongoDB, and Cassandra, but the collection also includes traditional SQL-based data management technologies supporting data warehouses and data marts; operational support systems such as customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP); and cloud-based platforms. EMA refers to this collection of platforms as the Hybrid Data…
  • SolidFire Analyst Day Observations

    Jim Miller
    5 Mar 2015 | 2:36 pm
    I had the opportunity to attend the SolidFire analyst day in my hometown of Boulder, Colorado on February 25. It was a well-attended event, with the day split into SolidFire and customer presentations in the morning, and small, intimate conversational sessions with SolidFire executives and customers in the afternoon. SolidFire is one of a growing number of all-flash vendors, and they have added enterprise customers to their historical target market of service providers. The move to add enterprise customers was a good one, with 50% of Q4 bookings coming from enterprise customers. The initial…
  • Leveraging User Activity Monitoring to Protect Information and Employees from Cyber Threats

    David Monahan
    4 Mar 2015 | 1:46 pm
    Historically, many organizations and personnel have been concerned about user activity monitoring (UAM). Certain business cultures feel that these activities are an invasion of privacy or are distrustful. However, in today’s Internet connected, data driven world, having specific information or data means the difference in being a market leader and being out of business. Identifying threats to employees and organizational information is key to maintaining confidentiality, integrity and availability. Maintaining the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information is paramount for…
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    Goyelloblog

  • Gamification takes motivation to the next level [Video]

    Peter Horsten
    27 Mar 2015 | 3:17 am
    Digital engagement is yesterday’s news. To be successful, you need to get beyond engagement. You need to motivate people to take action – and that’s the promise of gamification. By understanding the essential elements of gamification, you can unleash its power to truly motivate the masses. How does gamification engage and motivate people? What’s different about a digital engagement model? Brian Burke discussed it all during the diner keynote at the CIO Dinershow. Picture credits: CIO DinershowThe post Gamification takes motivation to the next level [Video] appeared first on…
  • The most misunderstood design pattern – Object Pool

    Michał Warkocz
    24 Mar 2015 | 7:22 am
    Have you ever heard about Object Pooling? If you are a software developer then probably you have. It is usually described as a design pattern that allows you to decrease memory allocations. Is this all Object Pooling is? Well, not even close. The basics To talk about properties of the Object Pool pattern let’s first take a look at what it actually is in code. Based on the MSDN generic the Object Pool implementation for a multithreaded application may look as follows: public class ObjectPool { private readonly ConcurrentBag _items = new ConcurrentBag(); private readonly Func _generator;…
  • No more trouble making a hairdressing appointment

    Ewa Piórko
    23 Feb 2015 | 3:21 am
    How can a custom-made software solution be a remedy to bad hair days? Read the story of BarberBooking, a project we successfully carried out with one of our key customers from the Netherlands. Clients demand instant communication Do you know what troubles hairdressers and their customers these days? Would you believe they may have difficulty getting in touch to make an appointment? How come, you would ask? Well, in fact it turns out to be quite a problem. Here is a story of how one of our key business partners from the Netherlands, Da Vinci International (DVI), decided to respond to the…
  • Agile contracting: challenge accepted!

    Peter Horsten
    30 Jan 2015 | 11:43 am
    Agile development based on a contract that has been accepted by lawyers seems impossible. The nature of traditional purchasing and contracting processes does not match the Agile principles. When a project is small you can manage to find a workaround, but for a huge, high risk project the situation is different. The client wants to know what he gets for his money, while in fact he cannot really specify his needs in sufficient detail. Having adopted Agile working principles years ago, at a certain moment we had to face this challenge. And it just appeared to be like Nelson Mandela once said:…
  • DreamFactory — let there be (mobile) API for everyone!

    Daniel Dekanski
    4 Dec 0001 | 4:00 pm
    Since the advent of Web 2.0, social interaction is king. Now, almost every single mobile app works in the environment of its users exchanging ideas through content authoring, comments, likes and shares. Even the simplest and most “personal” of them, like personal planners, address books and to-do lists, enable users to put their data in the cloud, share them with others and access them using a myriad of devices and interfaces. The bottom line is that every one of them needs a back-end and an API to talk to. All projects are executed through tight cooperation between back-end…
 
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    PetersOpinion.com

  • How to fix Outlook 2016 for Mac crashes and doesn’t send e-mail

    Peter Horsten
    7 Mar 2015 | 4:55 am
    This week’s announcement that a preview of the new Office 2016 for Mac is now officially available was a little surprise to me. I knew it was coming, but didn’t expect it to be available already. Ok, it is “just” a preview and may be you shouldn’t use it for your business, but on the other hand why not give it a try. Recent previews of Microsoft solutions are rather stable. So, I tried, but the installation included some unpleasant surprises. 1. Hard to download Office 2011 for Mac used to be a lot better than the version for the Windows users several years ago.
  • Sneak preview of Microsoft’s mobile future

    Peter Horsten
    5 Mar 2015 | 3:46 pm
    Microsoft didn’t give up yet. Despite the fact that their mobile market share remains low, Microsoft seems to heavily invest into mobile. And they have a lot to offer. This video shows some of the (Microsoft oriented) Mobile World Congress 2015 highlights. The post Sneak preview of Microsoft’s mobile future appeared first on PetersOpinion.com.
  • Agile contracting: challenge accepted!

    Peter Horsten
    30 Jan 2015 | 8:31 am
    Agile development based on a contract that has been accepted by lawyers seems impossible. The nature of traditional purchasing and contracting processes does not match the Agile principles. When a project is small you can manage to find a workaround, but for a huge, high risk project the situation is different. The client wants to know what he gets for his money, while in fact he cannot really specify his needs in sufficient detail. Having adopted Agile working principles years ago, at a certain moment we had to face this challenge. And it just appeared to be like Nelson Mandela once said:…
  • Poland? I can see some changes for the better

    Peter Horsten
    30 Jan 2015 | 7:58 am
    How do you like Poland? What do you think about Polish people? – these are the questions any foreigner living in Poland or staying here for a while has to answer, sooner or later. What do I, a Dutchman living in Gdańsk, think about Poland? Some weeks ago I was interviewed by Wyborcza.pl, one of the leading news papers in Poland. This post is a translation of the original article which can be found here. Ewa Karendys: You moved to Gdańsk due to your wife, who is Polish. How did you first meet? Peter Horsten: I came to Gdańsk in April 1995 for a week-long trip organised by the faculty I…
  • Is it time to open your own online store?

    Peter Horsten
    31 Oct 2014 | 12:03 pm
    You might have started selling online through a market place like Amazon, Etsy, eBay, Cqout or your local favorite like DaWanda in Germany, Marktplaats in The Netherlands or Allegro in Poland. Hopefully, your business is growing and if things go well you will soon need your own platform. Increasingly you will face the relatively high costs of the platform you use, but more important is the fact it doesn’t allow you to grow and stand out from the crowd. It might be high time to have your own branded store to really engage with your customers. So, how do you know when it’s time to take…
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    Techstify

  • Arcade Block: March Unboxing

    Rhi
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:00 am
    My Arcade Block came and I open it up on camera! What a novel concept. I might be am getting a little saturated with t-shirts from all my boxes, so I... -- Click to Read More --
  • PAX East: A Look into Extreme Exorcism

    Rhi
    31 Mar 2015 | 6:00 am
    I was lucky enough to sit down with Mike from Golden Ruby Games to talk about the new(ish) game Extreme Exorcism that’s coming out soon on PS4,... -- Click to Read More --
  • App (kind of) of the Week – Poncho

    Rhi
    30 Mar 2015 | 7:26 am
    In the midst of entering the umpteenth contest to get sent to SXSW this year, I signed up for an email service that I had never heard of, and turns... -- Click to Read More --
  • King of the Nerds: Finale, and actually meeting the King

    Rhi
    18 Mar 2015 | 8:30 am
    So when I watched King of the Nerds for the first time at the beginning of this season, I was seriously skeptical – as seen in this post. With... -- Click to Read More --
  • PAX East 2015: The Stuff I Missed

    Rhi
    17 Mar 2015 | 8:30 am
    Every year, PAX East has such a wide variety of games to check out and see that you would be hard pressed to try everything. I took a ton of photos... -- Click to Read More --
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  • This guy.

    G
    13 Mar 2015 | 6:22 pm
    I like his sense of humour. Though basically he’s just telling the truth really!   Related posts: Telepathy – The Real Thing
  • Red Space! I join the Evil league of Evil

    G
    11 Feb 2015 | 2:16 pm
    Well, it had to happen! Once again, I am being paid to subvert the status quo. As some of the fourteen million spam bots and half-dozen Russian hackers that still read my blog know, my very first paid work as a writer was for a subversive publication that may have resulted in the collapse of the then still semi-apartheid government of South Africa. Yes, gentle readers, for in that publication, there were pictures of women. Scantily clad ones, that usually bared their breasts! (Yes! Yes, gasp! Gasp away and clutch at your pearls in scandal, but such is the life of the fearless destroyer of…
  • Top 10 Books to Un-Borg

    G
    14 Nov 2013 | 7:02 am
    I have been thinking of doing this for a long time. Actually I plan to extend it to 100 books that I think are a good foundation for anyone to read in order to have a more rounded, more able, and most of all a more independent way of thinking than just unconsciously going along with the greater reactive biomass that is carefully being shaped by TV and other mass media, including this here Internet. Just to be clear then, my criteria for whether a book makes it into my top 100 is primarily based on the practical, real effect it has on you awakening from the dreary, matrix-like slumber induced…
  • Government Work

    G
    3 Nov 2013 | 4:57 pm
      The Thames footpath along the river near my home has been shut down for what no doubt passes for “health and safety” reasons, but in my opinion should more accurately be renamed Fraud, Laziness and Backhanders. You will note from the image at the top of the post, taken in mid June, (the 12th to be precise) the DANGER that citizens, in their zombie-like stupidity could be exposed to and big brother government is SAVING LIVES and no doubt THINKING OF THE CHILDREN. By the way, know that I took that picture with the same sense of civic duty that the government itself has. In…
  • Overlords of Mars 2 now also on kindle

    G
    22 Oct 2013 | 1:59 pm
    It’s available in print or kindle. Just click on whichever one you want below and it will take you straight to it: Overlords of Mars – Under hold Hair. Each the viagra plus enjoy look and “domain” the also eBay. Aveeno buy viagra online no prescription I my your right buy doxycycline much included seems clomid without a prescription tightens this being “shop” Eucerin I It’s top http://armaguard.com/wfnzb/buy-cytotec-online-no-prescription/ trying have with really. Stasis – Kindle USA Overlords of Mars – Stasis (Volume 2) Print USA…
 
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    TechZulu

  • Veritable Guide For Traditional Stores Turning Digital

    John Anderson
    1 Apr 2015 | 10:43 am
    It is easy to understand why some traditional stores, those little shops around the corner, shirk and dodge the eventuality of turning digital. The digital world is pretty huge but then again, it is an eventuality and even small businesses and brands cannot and should not try to escape it. A survey by the Webs Small Business Digital Trends revealed that 63% of small business owners are using digital strategies in their overall marketing efforts. Eighty percent of these business owners serve as their own webmasters with Facebook as their primary advertising platform. Their reason for going…
  • Why Hybrid IT Services Might Be Just What Your Small Business Needs

    Alex Espenson
    31 Mar 2015 | 3:09 pm
    When running your small business, you probably hear all the time about moving over to big data and shifting everything over to the cloud as it is easier for you to run and operate. Now, it might be true that just dumping everything you have over to the cloud is easy, but there are are right and wrong ways to approach business process management (BPM). Instead, you need to look at a hybrid IT service. There are many benefits associated with spreading your data around and not having everyone in one place. After all, it is not a good idea to place all of your money or investments into one…
  • U.S. Telecom Association to Sue United States Government Over Net Neutrality

    Daniel Alarcon
    31 Mar 2015 | 11:01 am
    U.S. Telecom has announced that it has filed suit against the United States government in response to the recent ruling by the Federal Communications Commission on Net Neutrality. The suit was filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. The lawsuit comes after the FCC passed a law to prevent network owners, such as Comcast (CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable (TWC), from discriminating against certain content being sent over its networks. The rules will not take effect for 60 days until after they are published to the Federal Register, if they are not delayed in court.
  • A Beginner’s Launch Guide to Periscope

    Justin Sewell
    27 Mar 2015 | 8:04 pm
    Following up on our first week impressions of Meerkat, we jumped in the water with Periscope (the official Twitter app) to see what the secret hype was all about. With competition innovating fast, is Periscope the Meerkat killer at launch? Periscope offers nearly identical functionality to Meerkat at launch: download the app, login with your iPhone twitter account no password required, and start streaming! The functionality and UX layout are near identical between the two live streaming twitter apps with Periscope adding a few useful features: Fav button – instant karma love without…
  • Join Us April 9 for REACH NEXT | A Launch Event!

    Efren Toscano
    26 Mar 2015 | 3:50 pm
    Join us April 9th for some libations, mingling and learn more about REACH NEXT.  You won’t want to miss this! What’s REACH NEXT? REACH will host a one day Pitch Show-Down on September 24, 2015 pitting the best startups against one and other in front of a panel of experts. Wanna pitch: APPLY HERE Why Attend on April 9th? Network and meet kindred tech spirits that can take you or your company to the next level Learn about REACH NEXT and why you should participate or attend on September 24th Free food and cocktails Who Should Attend? Entrepreneurs looking for brand or…
 
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    Experts Galaxy

  • Learn Computer Basics Online Without Paying Any Fee

    Neeraj Rawat
    29 Mar 2015 | 2:09 am
    Computing is growing fast rather damn fast and even a normal Computer Engineer is not aware about the pace until they are into real computing. Companies like Google, Apple, Microsoft, E (GAME, I am sure you can guess the E here) are far ahead from the whole world and have many technical guys. Neither of them was a born geek, everyone starts his/her computer journey from basics and now its time
  • Winners of Bitdefender Christmas Giveaway

    Neeraj Rawat
    1 Jan 2015 | 11:35 am
    Everyone must be waiting for the winner's announcement and I am here with the license keys. I hope everyone is running a Genuine and good Antivirus by now as there were not much entries for the giveaway. Moreover only few genuine entries were there and here are the winners. Please check your email, I have sent the keys to all winners. ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ 1) Kamal kr 2)
  • Bitdefender Antivirus License Giveaway for Christmas Along with Zemana Antilogger

    Neeraj Rawat
    30 Nov 2014 | 11:20 am
    Christmas month has started and here comes another combo giveaway for you. If you could not win a license key in the earlier giveaway then this time you can participate to win Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2015. Along with that, you will also get a license of Zemana Antilogger which will be valid for one year. You will get a good security on your computer, if you win the license giveaway. I have
  • How to Install Android 4.4 KitKat as a Virtual Machine in Your Computer?

    Neeraj Rawat
    2 Nov 2014 | 5:35 am
    If you have been in touch with us via our official Facebook page then you must have noticed my Virtual Android Screen and now I got the time to finally write a detailed tutorial for you. At times for such long installation tutorials, I plan to switch to Video Blogging to save more time. Don't get surprised if anytime, you get a post where you will get to know about a new version launch of
  • Beware Of Incoming Scam Calls from Fraudulent Tech Support Companies

    Neeraj Rawat
    30 Oct 2014 | 1:12 am
    If you are reading this post then it simply means that you are relying on a computer for many of your daily tasks, if not all. I don't mind calling my computer as my best friend along with other gadgets that have become my friend and I need to take special care of all. But did it ever happen with you that someone called you informing about your own computer? Someone calling you to offer a help
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  • Need for Speed Most Wanted For Mac – Free Download!

    Shivam Srivastava
    27 Mar 2015 | 11:00 pm
    Need for speed is an amazing and an excited racing video game where players have to decide between two distinct career experiences by maintaining their own high stake challenges, cars, pursuit and rewards. The game was first released in the year 1994 and published by Electronic Arts (EA), with regular updates being made, and Most Wanted being one of them. In this game, you will find that you step into both the cars of cops or racers and get an entry in a gorgeous open world. The best part about the game is that with the use of All Drive, all your friends gets connected within a single racing…
  • Bluestacks Offline Installer for Mac

    Shivam Srivastava
    27 Mar 2015 | 1:48 am
    The popularity quotient of applications that run on the Android platforms have sky rocketed to a massive extent. Such has been its interest and popularity that developers across the globe have joined hands and minds to bring the experience of the phones on the screens of the computers. To further satisfy the needs of the users and tech savvy enthusiasts the hard work put in by the developers has finally paid off and now there is a way in which you along with many across the globe can install and use Android based applications on your Macintosh systems. Read More: Flipboard For Mac – Your…
  • Flipboard For Mac – Your Personalized Social Newsbook!

    Shivam Srivastava
    25 Mar 2015 | 5:35 am
    Flipboard is an amazing concept that has been launched in a form of a mobile application, so that it can be easily accessed. It draws links from various social networking sites you are active on and after thoroughly understanding your likes and interests, it aims at creating a personalized newsbook for you. It drags stories from around the world on the themes you love and converts them into miniatures with little pages, easily readable texts, apt images, relevant videos and several directional links. Read More: SuperBeam For PC: Making File Transfers Easy! How Is Flipboard Different From A…
  • Get Monument Valley for Mac

    Shivam Srivastava
    24 Mar 2015 | 1:42 am
    Monument valley is an intuitive puzzle game developed by the Indie Studio Ustwo. The crux of the game is that you (the player) have to lead the princess ida (a fictional character in the game), through a series of mazes of optical illusions and certain objects. The game has a class apart art and great sound effects. The game has won several accolades and it recently won the 2014 Apple Design award as well. Read more: Drag Race Rush For PC Free! A Game That Is A Level Above! The puzzles that need to be solved are referred to as “sacred geometry”. The game needs to be led by the player as…
  • SuperBeam For PC: Making File Transfers Easy!

    Shivam Srivastava
    20 Mar 2015 | 12:37 pm
    There is nothing in the world that can annoy anyone more than having to download various applications/ images/ videos/ audios in more than one device. This usually happens in case when a person makes use of two or more devices. And not just that, it is even a gruesome experience for people who need to rely on Bluetooth for sharing stuff with their friends and family. Who can wait for hours? Seriously! If you’re one of us, who have been tortured and had given delusional hopes by Bluetooth then it’s time for you switch to SuperBeam. Read More: Flashchat For PC – Download For…
 
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    Mono-live

  • CAPTCHAs May Do More Harm Than Good

    1 Apr 2015 | 7:19 am
    If you have been presented with the choice- CAPTCHAs or Password, I am pretty sure passwords will take the cake and emerge as winners as the most preferred choice of internet users. CAPTCHA also... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Bee Behaviour Mapped By Tiny Trackers

    29 Mar 2015 | 11:26 pm
    The new tracking device Ecologists have now come up with a new and improved tracking device in order to monitor bee behaviour. The new device can cover upto a range of 2.5 meters (8.2ft) unlike the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • ‘Nano-Earthquakes’ Result in Faster Electronic Components

    28 Mar 2015 | 2:13 am
    Scientists from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology are working towards rocking the world of electronics. According to researchers Dr. Sumeet Walia as well as Dr. Amgad Rezk, the main key to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Discover Asteroids for NASA with This Free App

    26 Mar 2015 | 1:34 am
    Now everybody will be able to help NASA by identifying new asteroids for them. Asteroid tracker desktop software has been released by the space agency today at the southwest today. This software has... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Scientists Precisely Control Gold-Coated Nanoparticles with Lasers

    25 Mar 2015 | 12:39 am
    Undeniably humans will quite soon be considered as nano-particles making them the very first life-size nanotechnology, which has been built from the scratch. Now human seems to be looking forward to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    Ipsos Marketing U.S.

  • Getting Innovation ‘Unstuck’

    Jason Brown
    30 Mar 2015 | 1:45 pm
    In most mature categories, there’s a common pattern: there are pretty clear Tier 1 and Tier 2 companies, and there are worrisome smaller players. Worrisome because they have an edge – the benefit of not being all things to all people – or because they do something that the top players just can’t seem to get done. These are the grounds for the archetypal battle for growth in American commerce. If you are Tier 1, the battle plan is finding new markets and fending off number 2. If you are Tier 2, the battle plan is being a challenger brand and fending off the nips at your heels without…
  • Engaging Millennials in Product Development

    Maureen Evans
    30 Mar 2015 | 8:22 am
    Meet Melissa: She’s a technology adoring, social media enthusiast who desires instant gratification. She’s the quintessential Millennial and by the year 2017, she and her cohorts will have more spending power than any other age group in history. The future of your business depends on the Melissa’s of the world. And, while their annual purchasing power of $170 billion is on the rise, if they don’t like your products, they will ignore you and take their bitcoins elsewhere. As the largest product testing advisor in the world, we realize the importance of developing &…
  • Qual and Quant: We are Better Together in the Front End of Innovation

    Wendy Hunt
    24 Mar 2015 | 12:22 pm
    This blog post is a collaboration between Wendy Hunt, Bill Mendekitis, Gerhard Koenderink. We are better together. Like Robin Hood and Little John, Peanut Butter and Jelly, or Vodka and Tonic; whatever suits you is all that matters! The greatness of unexpected combinations has never been so beautifully captured as joyfully witnessed in the Android ‘Be Together, Not the Same’ campaign. We may like to dance to the beat of our own drum from time to time, or work in opposing spectrums, but it gets lonely, and we may not be the world’s greatest dancers, so a partner usually comes in…
  • On Concept Writing: From What’s Now to What’s Next – The Evolution of Concept Stimuli

    Paul Crowe
    16 Mar 2015 | 8:11 am
    In my last article, I shared some R&D conducted by Ipsos on how consumers consume concepts. The results indicated that consumers typically do not consume traditional concepts in a linear fashion: they almost always start with the image and then the headline, moving to the insight and then price (typically at the bottom of the concept) and then moving on to the body of the concept. This result was striking, but also not very surprising. After all, as an industry we typically expose consumers to the entire concept all at once – essentially letting them consume the concept in any order…
  • It Takes a Village: Driving Innovation with Online Communities

    Eric Holmes
    9 Mar 2015 | 8:47 am
    They say it takes a village to raise a child, and now that I have a rambunctious one year old of my own, I completely agree. But as a researcher, I could not help but think this is also true of developing an innovation. It takes a helping hand and input from hundreds, if not thousands, of individuals to bring an idea to life. As such, many marketers are building their own innovation villages in the form of online communities to help them through the process of nurturing their innovation from infancy to the marketplace. There Are Benefits to Having a Village The beauty of an online community…
 
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  • Strengthening the Patent System by Ending Patent Abuse

    Tim Molino
    19 Mar 2015 | 9:41 am
    Patent reform is top of mind on Capitol Hill this month as several Committees hold hearings to discuss the need for patent reform. BSA was honored to testify today at the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. My testimony underscored the need for legislative action to curb abuses in the patent system. The Small […] Related posts: Kappos Offers Fact-Driven Analysis of the Software Patent System Focusing the Patent Debate on What Most Needs Fixing Pass the Innovation Act
  • Closing the Gaps in EU Cybersecurity: Let’s Get It Right

    Thomas Boué
    4 Mar 2015 | 9:02 pm
    Bolstering cybersecurity is a challenge facing boardrooms and government officials around the world. While technology is enabling us to be smarter about how we communicate, create, and solve problems, it has also introduced new risks which must be managed. In Brussels next week, Member States will meet in Coreper as they continue to work toward […] Related posts: The State of Cybersecurity Closing the Deal on Cybersecurity Legislation Guest Post: Key Steps Forward in Managing Cybersecurity Risks
  • It’s Time to Support Software Industry Priorities

    Victoria Espinel
    3 Mar 2015 | 4:02 am
    The global software industry – exemplified by the unparalleled success of American-born innovation – is changing the way we live. Software creates jobs. It sustains vibrant economies. And it enables us to do amazing things by connecting human ingenuity with technology to not only improve how we live our lives every day but also turn […] Related posts: Inflection Points for Washington and the Software Industry Pass the Innovation Act Supreme Court Action on Patents Leaves Room for Reform
  • Malware Threats from Unlicensed Software: Real or Imagined?

    Jodie Kelley
    17 Feb 2015 | 9:01 pm
    It has long been assumed that there is a connection between unlicensed software and cyber security threats. In fact, BSA’s most recent Global Software Survey found that computer users cite exposure to cybersecurity threats from malware as the chief reason not to use unlicensed software. To test whether this relationship is indeed real or imagined, […] Related posts: BSA Global Survey Reveals Security Concerns With Unlicensed Software — and Points to the Solution Piracy and Security Threats Go Hand In Hand Using Legal Software to Reduce Cyber Vulnerabilities
  • Supreme Court Action on Patents Leaves Room for Reform

    Tim Molino
    12 Feb 2015 | 10:51 am
    Today, the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet held a hearing to examine recent Supreme Court cases in the patent arena. The hearing was carefully watched by opponents and supporters of the Innovation Act (HR 9), a bipartisan patent litigation reform bill introduced last week. BSA and its member companies […] Related posts: Focusing the Patent Debate on What Most Needs Fixing Clear Thinking on Software Patents Pass the Innovation Act
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  • The Kase: Protect Your Phone with Customized Cases

    Bryan
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:00 pm
    If you are travelling somewhere today and taking a plane, you may have noticed a curious looking accessories store in NAIA Terminal 3. The Kase, an accessories maker from Europe, offers customized cases for mobile phones and tablets. The Kase in NAIA 3 A friend saw the place and ordered a case for his iPhone 6. According to the staff, you can choose any design they have available, or you can bring your own design, photo or image, and use it for your case. My friend chose a vinyl record design. Printing took a few minutes and that’s it. I took some pictures and tried to get quick…
  • Google April Fool’s: Play Pac-Man in Google Maps

    Bryan
    31 Mar 2015 | 8:17 pm
    If you like Pac-Man, then go to Google Maps right now. The search giant has an April Fool’s treat for you. You can now play the old game in both desktop and mobile versions of Google Maps. For the mobile version, you can’t play it just anywhere. Google made a list of clues to lead you to places where Pac-Man can be played. Once you figure out where the clues go, head on over there through Google Maps, tap the Pac-Man icon and play away. And you better start playing if you’re interested because no one knows when this game will end. Don’t drop the ball on the eve of…
  • A 66 Year Old Lolo Plays DOTA 2 to Keep Mind Sharp

    Bryan
    31 Mar 2015 | 2:05 am
    I knew it! Playing games keep the mind sharp and ward of stress! According to this interesting article from Esports by Inquirer.net, doctors have advised a 66 year old lolo to play computer games as a means to relieve stress and mental exercise. What’s more surprising is that the doctors specifically recommended DOTA 2. Apparently, grandpa plays a up to five rounds to stave off mental degradation. He either has cool gaming doctors or a good excuse to keep playing. As I fondly recall, the strategy game can cause your adrenaline to spike as you aggressively hunt and kill other players.
  • Give Your Graduate a New Lenovo Laptop and Get a Free Printer

    Bryan
    31 Mar 2015 | 12:57 am
    For parents, godparents, and relatives who want to make their graduates feel extra special,  Lenovo has a slew of high-performance, smart, and fun laptops that make perfect graduation presents. “As a leader in product innovation, Lenovo has been developing computing devices to help students compete and succeed even after graduation. To address the students’ diverse needs, Lenovo is offering laptops like the Flex 2 and Lenovo G40-70, both of which feature robust processing power and cutting-edge designs, so graduates can move one step closer to achieving their dreams,” said Michael…
  • Tekken gets First Filipino Character Named Josie Rizal

    Bryan
    31 Mar 2015 | 12:33 am
    Who would’ve guessed that we’ll have a Filipino character in Tekken 7? A staple in local arcades and gaming consoles, Tekken is one of our country’s most popular games. I guess it was only a matter of time before the game’s creators finally makes a character we can call our own. Enter Josie Rizal, Tekken’s first Filipino character. According to a tweet by Bandai Namco Games’ Katsuhiro Harada, Josie Rizal is a fighter adept at kickboxing and Eskrima. In the YouTube trailer, the character’s moves and combos are showcased, giving us a glimpsed of…
 
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  • What needs to be activate whatsapp calling features on mobile

    13 Mar 2015 | 11:02 am
    You need to first get latest version of whatsapp that is 2.11.561. After you’ll have to ask a user who has the feature to call you. Once you’ve received the call, close the app and reopen it. You should now see a new screen with three columns, including one for calls. Make sure.. you have latest version of Whatsapp. 2.11.561 Version may differ according to device brand/model/make..Edit 2:This feature will only work on Android devices.Edit 3:iOS and Windows users can only receive calls made from Android device via Whatsapp.. not vice-versa.whatsapp callling feature in…
  • Quantum Q-Wave A101 Dual SIM

    25 Feb 2015 | 6:58 am
    The 10inch Quantum Q-Wave is an Android tablet from BDL, one of the established IT players in the region. With the Q-Wave, we wanted to see if BDL can match its IT sales and marketing prowess with the kind of innovation that makes a tablet stand out in a tight mobility market.DesignFrom the get go, the Q-Wave feels like a solidly-built machine, on the heavy side but not bulky. The unit I had in my possession had silver back with a black strip on the top.The black strip reveals a panel under which the slots for a dual SIM set up and SD card are located. Oddly, the strip is sealed very tight…
  • Top 5 Apps for Samsung S3

    11 Oct 2012 | 6:41 pm
    Google TranslateThe latest version of Google Translate offers major new features that put the app on this list. In the old version, I entered text and Google Translate provided the trranslation. With the new version of Google Translate, I can:Type the text, which is the default.Speak the text that I wish to translate. When I stop speaking for just a second, Google Translate outputs the original text and the translated text.Hand write the text, with my finger. Google translate did a good job of translating my sloppy finger writing.Take a picture of a sign. Google Translate sends the…
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 with vodafone qatar

    9 Oct 2011 | 6:04 am
    Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 gives you a better experience for work and play. Sharper HD quality screen, better web browsing with flash, and better multitasking. Comes with FREE screen protector worth QR 120. Android 3.0 Honeycomb OS 10.1 ” Touch Screen 16 GB storage Technical specificationsOperating System Android 3.1, Honeycomb Processor 1GHz dualcore Sensors Accelerometer Storage 16 GB Screen Size 10.1" Screen Type PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen Resolution 1280 x 800 pixels Battery Life 9 hours of use Camera & Video Front Camera 2 MP Back Camera 3 MP Flash wrong sign Connectivity 3G wrong…
  • How to fix friends see you online on Facebook all the time

    1 Sep 2011 | 5:46 am
    And a grey circle would signify that the friend is away or also busy. But do you have had complaints from friends saying that you don’t reply to them even when you are online 24 hours a day? Sounds strange but for many people, Facebook shows an online status even when the person is offline. Well it could perhaps be because you could be using several instant messaging application on your mobile Phone. If you use IM+ application on your Windows Phone device for chatting over Facebook and are creature shown online all the time, here’s how you fix it. IM+ is the most popular instant messaging…
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    Techwork.dk

  • How to get new build for Windows 10 Preview

    Thomas
    27 Mar 2015 | 11:36 am
    If you like me, have been testing Windows 10 Preview to see what is going to happen with the next generation of Windows, you might have been wondering why you have not yet received the new update, Build 10041, that was released last week? Microsoft recently announced that Windows 10 will be available already in
  • Why you should create a globally recognized Avatar

    Thomas
    13 Feb 2015 | 11:48 am
    If you don’t already have one you should create on right away.! What is a Gravatar A gravatar is a profile picture or at least a graphical representation also called an avatar, that follow you around, when you are leaving blog comments on others blog. If you don’t have a gravatar you will see one of these gray
  • Best Android Apps for SuperBowl 2015

    Thomas
    1 Feb 2015 | 8:51 am
    Later today, Super Bowl XLIX will be played in Phoenix, Arizona. This year the defending Champions from Seattle Seahawks will play New England Patriots in the final. If you like, I love watching NFL you might find it even more interesting with some apps for your Android phone. I have found some of the best for you here: 1.
  • What is a Google Chromecast?

    Thomas
    11 Jan 2015 | 9:17 am
    If you have ever wondered, what a Google Chromecast is and how it works, you have come to the right place. In this post, I will tell you all you need to know about this little brilliant device and what it can do for you. What is a Google Chromecast? A Chromecast is a smart little
  • My Google Analytics Traffic Report for Q4 – 2014

    Thomas
    5 Jan 2015 | 12:41 pm
    It is goodbye to the year of 2014 and welcome to the new year of 2015 and here comes my last Google Analytics quarter report of 2014. In these reports, I tell you about my traffic for the last 3 months and the trends I have seen in this period. You might find it interesting to compare it
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  • Review: Nomad’s Portable Charging Products

    Setu
    8 Mar 2015 | 9:24 pm
    We earlier reviewed Nomad’s Chargekey – a key shaped USB lightning charger you can put in your keyring to always have a charger handy. The company – Nomad, has rebranded itself and have come up with an updated version of the Chargekey (now called NomadKey) and 2 new products which they claim are tools meant for the modern nomad. Essentially targeting the segment of customers who are mostly on the go. They sent us a review kit with all 3 of their latest products. I have been using them for the past few weeks and so far, they have proved to be delivering on their promise. Lets…
  • Huawei Announces the Best Looking Android Smartwatch Yet

    Setu
    1 Mar 2015 | 4:22 pm
    Huawei has announced its Android smartwatch at the Mobile World Congress and it is the best looking android a yet. Huawei claims that they surveyed various potential customers and based on their feedbck of the current smartwatch options in the market, they have come up with one that looks like a luxury watch and caters to what people are looking for in a smartwatch. The watch has a round display and comes with some beautiful watchfaces which does give it the sophisticated look of a luxury watch. It works with Google Now to let you issue voice commands. Here is how the watch looks: Yup that…
  • IRCTC Ties Up with Dominos Pizza to Deliver Pizza to Your Train Seat

    Setu
    25 Feb 2015 | 4:41 pm
    Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has tied up with Domino’s Pizza in India to deliver pizza to your train seat. The service is being run as a pilot project in 12 Indian cities – Agra, Alwar, Ambala, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Mathura, Muzzafarnagar, New Delhi, Pathankot, Vapi, Bharuch and Vadodara and is only available to passengers travelling in trains which do not have apntry car. To avail this service, passengers will need to make a meal booking via IRCTC’s e-Catering service (ecatering.irctc.co.in, 1800-1034-139 (Toll-free), 0120-4383892-99 (Toll) or SMS…
  • Pebble Announces new Smartwatch

    Setu
    24 Feb 2015 | 12:32 pm
      Pebble – the company which built the first usable smartwatch has announced its next flagship product. Pebble Time – a next generation pebble with a colored screen and a redesigned operating system is now available via kickstarter. Pebble started its journey with a successfully funded kickstarted campaign and has never looked back. They surely did not need another kickstarted campaign to get this project funded, but I guess they did this in nostalgia. The project surpassed its funding goal within 17 minutes of going live on kickstarter. The new watch is thiner than its…
  • Thoughts on Apple Pay

    Setu
    3 Feb 2015 | 5:53 pm
    Apple Pay is a revolutionary payment system. I have used it a couple of times since it has launched and just love the way it has been implemented. It works just as it was shown in the keynote. You basically bring your iPhone close to the payment terminal which is waiting for payment and your cards stored in the passbook will automagically appear on your screen. If you have your finger already on the Touch ID, it would just go ahead and authorize the payment with your default card. The little chime and a subtle vibration in addition to the short animation on the screen let you know that the…
 
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  • What Is Inbound Marketing?

    Developer
    31 Mar 2015 | 8:20 pm
    If you’ve been trying to increase your sales online you’ve probably heard of inbound marketing. EverSpark’s Jason Hennessey and John Stringer recently did a video tutorial explaining the basics of this highly effective marketing method. We wanted to offer an expanded writeup here as well. So what is inbound marketing, how does it work and how can you get results with it? Basics of Inbound Marketing Inbound marketing can be described as delivering the right content to the right people at the right time. More specifically, it means creating the content that potential…
  • This Is the Next Shakeup in Mobile SEO

    Developer
    6 Mar 2015 | 7:35 am
    If your site isn’t optimized for mobile users, expect to see a major drop in site traffic starting this April. Google just announced two major changes to how content will rank in mobile searches. This has been an ongoing quest of Google’s for some time, as mobile makes up an ever increasing percentage of searches. The newly announced algorithm changes go farther than any before them, however. One of them affects all web content and the other is specifically for sites that also have their own app. Change #1: Mobile Friendly Will Outrank Mobile Unfriendly This is the most important…
  • Now You Can Choose Your Display Image on Google

    Developer
    4 Mar 2015 | 7:13 am
    What does it take to stand out on Google? Thanks to a new upgrade to Google My Business, a couple of photos may do the trick. We all know that Google likes images. Images stand out from text information, whether that’s making the knowledge panel pop in search results or bringing a location listing to life on Google Maps. Either way, the search engine is eager to display a photo of your business—but now you can choose which one. The Upgrade The new functionality is part of an overhaul of photos on Google My Business. In what appears to be an effort to improve photo quality, Google…
  • Google Just Added Live Chat to Search Results

    Developer
    3 Mar 2015 | 2:19 pm
    Calling a business has never been fun. Between waiting for someone to pick up, wondering if you’ll be stuck on hold, dealing with automated menus, and finally getting a live person only to find out they can’t answer your question, what should be a two minute proposition often takes more like 20. And in the age of text messaging, even two minutes isn’t short. Hold music may be a thing of the past, however. Google appears to be working on taking the phone call out of contacting your local business, or at least giving you the option to use an online chat function instead.
  • Class Action Lawsuit Against Google Thrown Out

    Developer
    2 Mar 2015 | 8:41 am
    If Google requires mobile device makers to use it as their default search engine, does it have an unfair monopoly on the market? The answer is no, according to a decision last week by a US District Court judge. Or rather—to be more accurate–the judge decided there’s no proof the search engine’s practices have caused harm. What’s in a MADA? The case started with Google’s MADA, or Mobile Application Distribution Agreement. This is the set of terms and conditions it requires of hardware manufacturers making devices that use the Android operating system.
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  • SEOface icons

    30 Mar 2015 | 1:00 am
    There are a lot of great icon packs in the wild, but if you're particularly looking for some SEO icons like stats, analytics, rankings or localization then you may want a bit more diversity to choose from.
  • Unicode chars are now colored in latest Firefox on Windows 8.1

    6 Jan 2015 | 12:00 am
    You know Unicode characters, those glyphs we're inserting most of times via HTML or CSS in order to add a soft touch to our buttons, form controls and so on. Well, if you're using Firefox on Windows 8.1, then you should check the newly colored Unicode characters in your web pages.
  • Form controls with CSS currentColor and pseudo elements

    10 Nov 2014 | 12:00 am
    Because CSS currentColor value and pseudo elements make a damn good team. Well, I didn't know about CSS currentColor keyword until a while ago. I've started playing around with it and yeah, this is extremely powerful. Some really say that this is the first CSS variable that ever existed, sounds pretty interesting huh?
  • Using and over abusing CSS

    11 Aug 2014 | 1:00 am
    People usually are abusing features just because they can. It happened before, it's happening now and most likely it will happen again.
  • Gamespot's loading hearts

    7 Apr 2014 | 1:00 am
    "Video games ruined my life. Good thing I have extra lives." If you're a passionate gamer like me, then you've probably heard this before. On this matter, the other days I was browsing through some reviews to find out more about my latest favorite game, Dark Souls 2 which by the way, it rocks. But, I'm not making video games reviews here. The thing is that while checking the Gamespot review, I noticed a very nice and original loader somehow inspired by the above tagline. I fall instantly in love with that animation and tried to replicate it with CSS, I just couldn't help myself. So, just in…
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  • The 10 most important things in the world right now

    Dina Spector
    1 Apr 2015 | 11:02 pm
    Hello! Here's what you need to know for Thursday. 1. A Russian freezer trawler sank Thursday morning in the Sea of Okhotsk off of the Kamchatka Peninsula, killing at least 43 of the 132 crew members on board. 2. At least four people died and dozens were injured after a fire broke out on an oil production platform in the Gulf of Mexico. 3. Masked gunmen stormed a university campus in Garissa Town in eastern Kenya Thursday morning. It's not immediately clear if there are any deaths or injuries. 4. One of the men accused of gunning down Russian opposition activist…
  • Reddit's April Fools joke is stressing people out

    Matt Weinberger
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:24 pm
    Rather than do something big and elaborate for April Fools Day, Reddit has done something altogether more insidious for their annual prank: The Button, a social experiment that calls for every single one of the millions of Reddit users worldwide to work together. It's going about as well as you'd expect. The way The Button works is super simple. There's a countdown timer for 60 seconds, and a button. Anybody on Reddit who has an account made before April 1st, 2015 can push the button once and once only. If the button gets pushed even once, the countdown timer goes back to 60 seconds. For…
  • 15 must-read books by tech CEOs that will give you a peek inside their brilliant minds

    Eugene Kim
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:14 pm
    Tech CEOs are some of the smartest people in the world. And a lot of them want to share their ideas with anybody who will listen. We’ve put together 15 of the best books written by current and former tech CEOs that will give you a peek inside their fabulous minds.Peter Thiel - "Zero to One" Author: Peter Thiel, former CEO/founder of PayPal, cofounder of Palantir, and early investor in Facebook and many other companies. Book description: "Doing what someone else already knows how to do takes the world from 1 to n, adding more of something familiar. But when you do something new, you go from…
  • Europe is getting ready to throw the book at Google — it could end up with a $6 billion fine

    Matt Rosoff
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:05 pm
    The European Union is going to file antitrust charges against Google in the next few weeks, according to a new report in the Wall Street Journal. The EU has been investigating Google for several years, but now the region's top antitrust authority, the European Commission, has been asking companies who filed confidential complaints against Google for permission to publish those complaints. The Commission could end up fining Google up to 10% of its annual revenues, which would be more than $6 billion based on last year's revenue. The specific document the EU is reportedly preparing is known as…
  • Subscriptions are enjoying a new prominence as a revenue engine for digital content and apps

    Mark Hoelzel
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:00 pm
    Many digital media companies have embraced monthly and annual subscriptions. The business model allows digital media companies to provide a premium experience that offers more than the basic, often ad-supported service level. Subscriptions are enjoying a new prominence as a revenue model for digital content and apps. Internet companies are exploiting the opportunity to boost ARPU (average revenue per user), thanks to recurring payments from a subscriber base. In this new and exclusive report from BI Intelligence we look at how prominent players in five…
 
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  • The Snowden Revelations

    keith
    1 Apr 2015 | 1:00 pm
    It’s now almost two years on, since that fateful day at the Mira Hotel in Hong Kong when Edward Snowden divulged secret NSA documents detailing unlawful and on-going spying programs carried out in the name of security. Sure we knew the government had ‘a’ spying program, and we’ve all seen Hollywood movies with fictional technical capabilities that […]
  • Secure Apache configuration for WordPress & SSL

    keith
    30 Mar 2015 | 1:00 pm
    Recently I moved the hosting for keithRozario.com from a regular hosted platform called WPWebhost to my own Virtual machine on digitalOcean. The results have been great, but the migration process was a bit tedious and took some effort. I thought I’d share my Apache configurations, so that if you’re thinking of hosting your own WordPress site […]
  • The new and improved keithRozario.com

    keith
    27 Mar 2015 | 9:07 am
    Welcome!! keithRozario.com has a new look, and I can hardly contain my excitement. The blog still retains all its previous content and more glorious content will be on its way, for now take a moment to savour the brand new theme which hopefully is cleaner and easier on the eyes than my previous blogs design. Also […]
  • Why you must ALWAYS question government

    keith
    14 Mar 2015 | 7:38 am
    Today I read that our beloved Education Minister is ‘SHOCKED’ that Malaysian students are not on par with their foreign counterparts.  Shocked? Really? Just 2 years ago, the good Minister was proudly proclaiming that “The Malaysian education system is on track to becoming among the world’s best“, and this was backed up by a Government […]
  • The WhiteHouse Petition, and what it means

    keith
    12 Mar 2015 | 6:25 pm
    The US Government host a really cool website called “We the People”, that let’s users petition the US Government for various things. It’s a cool website, because you get really cool request on it. For instance, in 2013, more than 34,000 people petitioned the US government to  “Secure resources and funding, and begin construction of a […]
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  • Hannover Messe 2015: Starter Kit for Raspberry Pi with Secure Boot

    25 Mar 2015 | 6:28 am
    At this year’s Hannover Messe, in its own booth, D05 in hall 8, Wibu-Systems will show how manufacturers can protect their embedded software from tampering. The ground principle is based on the secure boot mechanism integrated in CodeMeter technology, which companies can start evaluating with the starter kit for the Raspberry Pi.Digital signatures and certificates ensure the integrity of embedded software. This allows for only properly signed applications to run. A signature is considered valid when the program comes from a legitimate publisher who owns the matching private key for signing…
  • CeBIT 2015: Security for Industry 4.0 Made in Germany

    16 Mar 2015 | 1:00 am
    Wibu-Systems is proud to be part of an outstanding consortium that will be officially announced at CeBIT 2015. Deutsche Telekom, Infineon Technologies, Wibu-Systems and Hirschmann have joined forces to deliver security Made in Germany to the entire Industry 4.0 arena.The partnership started to take shape already last year at the National IT Summit, where the Digital Agenda for 2014-2017, promoting innovations to support Germany’s growth and employment, the implementation of comprehensive high speed networks and digital media literacy, and the improvement of security and protection of IT…
  • Automatisierungstreff 2015: Wibu-Systems hosts a Trend Session about IP Protection

    10 Mar 2015 | 3:22 am
    This press release is only available in German language.
  • Embedded World 2015: Improved License Distribution with the new CodeMeter License Central 2.10

    13 Feb 2015 | 2:37 am
    A long-time exhibitor, Wibu-Systems is showcasing its technology at its own booth for the first time at this year’s Embedded World. At booth 369 in hall 4, visitors have the opportunity to learn the latest services provided by the new CodeMeter License Central 2.10. This versatile tool for the creation, management, and delivery of licenses now gives manufacturers a simple solution for activating and deactivating functions in the software embedded in machines, production systems and devices.Other highlights at Embedded World include the innovative technologies unveiled by Wibu-Systems last…
  • Automatisierungstreff 2015: Device Protection and Secure Boot on Raspberry Pi for an IoT-powered world

    8 Jan 2015 | 5:17 am
    The morning session, led jointly by Günther Fischer, our Embedded Consultant, and  Philip Michel, Field Application Engineer at Wind River, will focus on "Embedded Security for the Internet of Things". Participants will be able not just to learn all the features of Security Profile for VxWorks 7 and CodeMeter Security, but also to experiment signature, encryption and licensing on a Wind River VxWorks 7 Workbench, easily configurable through a CodeMeter plugin for Eclipse-based development environments. The afternoon workshop, facilitated by Stefan Bamberg and Günther Fischer,…
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  • Chromebook Flip announced: beautiful design coupled with slow processor

    Rajiv Ashrafi
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:55 pm
    Chromebook Flip announced: beautiful design coupled with slow processor via - Google announced a couple of laptops today, with the most interesting of them being the $249 Asus Chromebook Flip. It’s going to be the first mainstream Chromebook that offers a 360-degree hinge, letting it function as a tablet as well as a laptop. The Chromebook Flip comes with a 10.1 inch IPS display running at 1366×768 resolution. The chassis is made from metal, giving it a premium and durable feel. Interestingly, it’s quite light—coming in at less than 2 pounds. You’ll find the standard number of…
  • Xiaomi celebrates 5 years anniversary by announcing 5 new products

    Ehsanul Haque Nitol
    31 Mar 2015 | 6:59 pm
    Xiaomi celebrates 5 years anniversary by announcing 5 new products via - Xiaomi is becoming 5 years old in a few days. To celebrate it, today Xiaomi was supposed to announce few devices for all the Mi fans out there. They did announce them and in accordance with the 5 years celebration they came up with 5 new devices today. They are pretty interesting in their very own way. Here are all the devices you need to know about- Xiaomi Mi Note Pink Edition: If you love tech but don’t want to sacrifice fashion sense then this device is for you. Xiaomi announced today a special edition of their…
  • Tesla unveiling new product; probably consumer batteries

    Rajiv Ashrafi
    31 Mar 2015 | 7:31 am
    Tesla unveiling new product; probably consumer batteries via - Interesting times are up ahead for Tesla, which announced today that it’ll launch a new product line that isn’t cars. Elon Musk, company founder and CEO tweeted the news from his account today but hasn’t shared any other details. The product will be unveiled on April 30. Musk has been hinting at a new product for a while now. He has previously said that the company is working on a new battery to power people’s homes. In fact, during Tesla’s recent earnings call, he revealed that the consumer battery could enter…
  • Adobe releases creation app on iPad to get stuff done on-the-go

    Rajiv Ashrafi
    30 Mar 2015 | 11:15 pm
    Adobe releases creation app on iPad to get stuff done on-the-go via - Phones and tablets are the next frontier for creation, and Adobe knows that. They’ve been working towards building apps that will help these devices be a viable platform for creation. To that effect, they’ve released a new app called Comp CC with input from designer Khoi Vinh, who overhauled NY Times’ website in the late 2000s. Dubbed as a “lightweight composition app,” Comp CC will let designers quickly create layouts that can then be transported to its desktop counterparts. It’s being billed as a ‘digital…
  • New in-ear headphones announced from Xiaomi

    Mushfiqur
    30 Mar 2015 | 10:19 pm
    New in-ear headphones announced from Xiaomi via - It’s been about 5 years for Xiaomi entering the smart device market. While they have become one of the top leaders in the smartphone industry, they haven’t really failed to attract people in other smart appliances as well. Even in accessories department, they have made quite a good success. Xiaomi has already sold over 10 million units of their famous Xiaomi Piston in-ear headphone. So, it was about time they announce a new upgrade for the predecessor. According to the post in miui forums and translation of their Chinese website, the new…
 
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  • WordPress 4.2 Beta Now Ready For Testing

    Corey
    1 Apr 2015 | 11:00 am
    Every four months, regular as (slightly creaky) clockwork, the WordPress developers produce a new release. The first release of the year traditionally lands some time in April, and this year, all being well, will be no different. But before WordPress 4.2 hits the servers next month, the developers need a bit of help ironing out […]
  • March’s Best ExpressionEngine, WordPress, and Magento Content from Around the Web

    Corey
    25 Mar 2015 | 11:00 am
    It’s been a busy March so far. We had a great time talking shop at the PHP Conference in Minnesota and are looking forward to Magento Imagine this Spring. Additionally, we’re excited about adding Magento 2.0 to our hosting plans in the near future, but in the interim, you can start playing around with the Beta right now. And in […]
  • WordPress Releases Security White Paper

    Corey
    18 Mar 2015 | 11:00 am
    Like all popular software, WordPress is in a bit of a bind. It’s popular because it’s widely recognized as the best content management system by a large number of sites and users, but that popularity comes at a price. Online criminals know that if they can find an exploit in WordPress, they can access millions […]
  • Nexcess Will Soon Be Introducing Magento 2.0 Hosting

    Corey
    17 Mar 2015 | 12:10 pm
    With the news that the Magento 2 developer beta had been released, we got to work testing it for addition to our high-performance Magento hosting platform. We’re happy to announce that in the very near future, we’ll be adding Magento 2.0 to our eCommerce hosting plans. It’s been a long time coming, but once you […]
  • Google Brings Enhanced eCommerce Analytics Out Of Beta

    Corey
    11 Mar 2015 | 11:00 am
    Since this May, Google has been polishing a beta of Google Analytics which brings a host of improvements targeted at the eCommerce industry. The Enhanced eCommerce for Google Analytics tools have recently been cleared for general use, so it’s time to take a look at what Google has been working on for eCommerce retailers. Retailers […]
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    Hardware BBQ

  • Futuremark 3DMark now provides DirectX 11,12 and AMD Mantle API performance testing

    The Sorcerer
    29 Mar 2015 | 2:01 am
    Share This: Futuremark cooked up an API Overhead Feature test for its 3DMark Benchmark which allows the user to test performance of DirectX 11 (single-threaded and multi-threaded), DirectX 12 (For Windows 10 only) and Mantle API for AMD-based systems. This is the first 3D Benchmark that is providing tests for these API. Futuremark explains how the API Overhead Feature Test works. They’ve explained: The 3DMark API Overhead feature test is the world’s first independent test for measuring differences in DirectX 12, DirectX 11 and Mantle API performance. DirectX 12 and Mantle let…
  • Micron and Intel’s new 3D NAND enables cost-effective SSDs up to 10TB

    The Sorcerer
    28 Mar 2015 | 8:36 pm
    Share This: Both Micron and Intel have jointly collaborated on making a new type of 3D NAND which allows them to provide up to 32 layers of flash NAND per package. By doing so, manufacturers can provide storage space up to 48 GB per 3D NAND chip, which will enable even the tiny M.2 form factor based SSDs to have larger amount of storage space to up to 3.5TB and up to 10TB in 2.5″ SATA/SATA Express-based SSD form factors. Apart from increasing storage space per package, it will help to decrease the cost per GB, making it even more competitive against HDDs. It will provide higher…
  • Nvidia preps GTX 980Ti with GM200 core

    The Sorcerer
    28 Mar 2015 | 1:16 am
    Share This: There’s news developing that Nvidia will be introducing GTX 980Ti using GM200 Core that is also used in Titan X. It is said that the Nvidia GeForce GTX 980Ti card will be releasing in few months, at the time time frame as AMD R9 390X GPU launch. With the same GM200 core as in GTX Titan X, it will be interesting to see how both of these graphic cards perform. The timeframe and certain details, however, are not yet confirmed. However, unlike the GTX Titan X, the GTX 980Ti will be a non-reference versions made by its respective AIB partners. According to the reports, the…
  • AIDA64 Benchmark v5.20 released, support for upcoming processors provided

    The Sorcerer
    24 Mar 2015 | 1:09 am
    Share This: Finalware has released the newer AIDA64 v5.20 benchmark which provides optimizations for AMD ‘Carrizo’ APU and Intel ‘Broadwell’ series processors, along with support for upcoming Intel ‘Braswell’, ‘Broadwell-H’, ‘Cherry Trail’ and ‘Skylake’ CPUs. Seeing that updates of benchmarking software are rolling in, it’s safe to speculate that these processor and SOC lines up from both Intel and AMD are soon to arrive in the retail markets. AIDA64 also provided support for certain SSDs such as Crucial BX 100, MX…
  • AMD announces FreeSync, newer panels launched

    The Sorcerer
    20 Mar 2015 | 8:17 pm
    Share This: AMD FreeSync enabled display monitors are now finally available and announced along with an announcement of the open source sync feature which hopes to prevent frame-tearing. For those who don’t know, AMD and Nvidia have their own technology that is a significant 1up from the existing V-Sync feature. The difference is that Nvidia G-Sync is more of a proprietary technology, whereas AMD’s solution of the same problem is open source. AMD claims that it’s a cheaper/more affordable solution than G-Sync, however, the prices have its own way of frolicking around like a…
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    The Four-eyed Journal

  • Experts: Stop random drug testing in schools

    jhay
    30 Mar 2015 | 9:13 pm
    A very interesting piece on Reuters, experts from the American Academy of Pediatrics have come out with a study that says random drug testing in schools is not recommended. It’s expensive, does little to stop substance abuse and may have even led to unwanted effects on students. Could the same be said of random drug testing at the workplace?
  • Liham kay Pareng Noynoy

    jhay
    23 Mar 2015 | 11:51 pm
    I’ve been wanting to write about how President Aquino has made blunder after blunder with regards to the tragic Mamasapano massacre that took the lives of 44 SAF officers. This letter by Teddy Casino captures my sentiments exactly.
  • Google please, keep the next Nexus smartphone under 5 inches

    jhay
    20 Mar 2015 | 9:09 pm
    Android Central reports: eToday reports that Google engineers recently visited LG’s headquarters and factories in South Korea as part of an upcoming collaboration with the codename ‘N000.’ That device, the publication claims, will be the next Nexus smartphone, which reportedly also carries the working name “Nexus 7.” The Googlers’ visit to LG reportedly included locations relating to LG Display and the company’s R&D labs, as well as facilities involved in manufacturing wireless charging parts and OIS (optical image stabilization) components for…
  • Patiently waiting for the Nexus 5 Android 5.1 OTA update

    jhay
    20 Mar 2015 | 6:32 am
    Ever since the web exploded with news and posts about how great Android 5.1 is, which is the latest update of Lollipop, I’ve been itching to update my Nexus 5 device. I’ve been enjoying Lollipop so much this latest update would only make it better. So far. While I still check my phone to see if the 5.1 is already available via OTA, the urge to sideload it has been getting stronger and stronger. Truth be told, right before I decided to write this post, I was actually brushing up on how to manually update my Nexus 5 to Android 5.1. So what stopped me? It’s this cautionary tale…
  • The SCE still has jurisdiction over electronic form of election propaganda

    jhay
    2 Mar 2015 | 8:27 pm
    One of the most novel and equally controversial provisions of the Revised Student Election Code of DLSU-D is the provision concerning electronic forms of election propaganda. Background Yours truly was part of the body that assembled to revise the old Student Election Code of DLSU-D back in 2008. Considering my background in social media publishing, aka I’m a blogger, and my previous experience in being Chair of the 2007 Students’ Constitutional Convention that drafted the 2008 USC Constitution, the body appointed me to draft the provisions concerning electronic forms of…
 
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    Create Your Next Customer

  • White Paper Best Practices

    Stephanie Stahl
    25 Mar 2015 | 10:32 am
    Three Essential Steps to Creating Content that Connects White papers are an essential part of the tech marketer’s toolkit. According to recent UBM Tech research, 69% of technology marketers rate white papers as effective for reaching IT decision makers. From our research, we also know that IT decision makers place a high value on white papers to form the basis of their decision making. They are read regularly and often passed along to colleagues to explain complex ideas or make a business case. What we know: 41% of technology buyers use white papers weekly or monthly for their jobs 64% of…
  • Video: How NOT To Exhibit At Tech Events

    Hilary Jansen
    24 Mar 2015 | 11:47 am
    UBM marketers started a list of things to avoid when exhibiting at a show after a series of discussions with sales representatives. Often, the marketing managers will book the show and exhibitor space, and the sales team will man the booth onsite. The sales team, however, may not necessarily know how to work a booth, and often you’ll see staff on their laptop or phones, or having a chat with colleagues, and miss the attendees coming to see them. The sales team then sends feedback to their marketing manager that the show wasn’t any good. Or worse, marketers will…
  • Best Practices Executive Brief: Video

    Winnie Ng Schuchman
    23 Mar 2015 | 11:38 am
    If seeing is believing, then video is an obvious must-have for any content marketing strategy. Videos give a voice to your executives, reinforce the humanity behind your brand, and bring your solutions to life in a way that words on a page (or screen) can’t quite match. That’s why 76% of those surveyed by the Content Marketing Institute and Marketing Profs use video as part of their content marketing strategy. In fact, B2B marketers consider video the third most effective of the many tactics they use. But with everyone from the teen around the corner to the marketer in the next building…
  • How Brand Monitoring Informs the C-Suite

    Beyond PR
    17 Mar 2015 | 2:06 pm
    The growth of online and offline communication channels has placed companies under a public microscope, and as a result consumers are more fickle about the brands they choose to support. Media fragmentation and information overload has made it much more difficult for communicators to single-handedly keep track of all the information that is publicly available about their brands. Investing in the right tools to monitor a brand’s performance not only prepares that company in advance of a crisis, but can also identify new opportunities for growth. “Now, more than ever, you have the ability…
  • Best Practices Executive Brief: Infographics

    Winnie Ng Schuchman
    16 Mar 2015 | 2:33 pm
    When it comes to storytelling, visuals have an advantage that text does not: speed. The brain processes visuals 60,000 times faster than text. HubSpot found that tweets with images are 94% more likely to be retweeted than tweets without. One of the most effective ways to present information and data today are the use of infographics. Infographics appeal to consumers because people love facts and figures … add compelling images and graphics, and you’ve got a big attention grabber that is also viral in nature. But, not all infographics work. Get some quick tips on how to create infographics…
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    What's On My PC

  • Google Keep – Keeps Getting Better

    Ramblinrick
    31 Mar 2015 | 3:11 am
    Recently I posted an article [click here], that gave you some insight about Google Keep and how it has become one of my favorite apps. If you do not know about Google Keep I encourage you to read the article. Google Keep has become a very popular note keeping app that is available on the […]
  • Add Pluto TV To Your Internet TV Lineup

    Ramblinrick
    29 Mar 2015 | 5:01 am
    If you are looking for a FREE internet based TV like environment you may enjoy exploring Pluto TV where the amount of content is amazing. I am sure you find something at Pluto TV that will catch your fancy. For example (as a sampling), one of my favorite channels (510), is the one-hour late night […]
  • How To Get Microsoft Office For FREE?

    Ramblinrick
    25 Mar 2015 | 11:43 am
    Believe it or not you will soon be able to get and use Microsoft Office for FREE; but, there is a catch (as if you didn’t know). Microsoft is planning to make the core viewing and editing features of Office FREE, but the catch is, this will only be available for FREE on devices with […]
  • A Bluetooth Speaker For Under $30 That Has Me Sold

    Ramblinrick
    23 Mar 2015 | 9:01 pm
    To compliment my Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Tablet, I went on the hunt for a bluetooth speaker. Never having owned a bluetooth speaker, I soon found that there are so many different models and types of these speakers to the point that you can easily get lost in the hunt. What I was looking […]
  • 4 Exabyte download coming soon?

    Ramblinrick
    22 Mar 2015 | 8:02 am
    Originally posted on TCAT Shelbyville - Technical Blog:While numbers conflict on the exact number of Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 users there are,  it seems that most agree that almost 1 billion Windows products are out there. Microsoft’s upgrade path to Windows 10 for its predecessors includes Windows 7 SP 1 and Windows 8.1…
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    NCTechNews -- North Carolina business and technology news

  • Wevorce Expands Into North Carolina

    David Menzies
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:34 am
    RALEIGH, N.C. -- Wevorce, a company that offers an innovative technology platform and five step process to make every divorce amicable, announced today it's expanding its services with new offices in Raleigh as well as a new local certified Wevorce Architect in the area. Joining the Raleigh team is Certified Wevorce Architect Leigh Stallings.NCTechNews is published by Innovative Public Relations, Inc. (www.innovativepublicrelations.com), a Research Triangle-based consultancy providing PR and media relations services to help clients achieve their business development and organizational goals.
  • JunkieDog.com, Inc. Reports Positive Revenues in Its First Full Quarter of Sales

    David Menzies
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:31 am
    MOORESVILLE, N.C. -- With its fiscal year beginning on July 1st, JunkieDog.com, Inc. (OTC PINK: JKDG) ("The Company") reports earnings of over $313,000 in its second quarter of business. This is The Company's first full quarter of commercial sales which far exceeded expectations. JunkieDog.com's signature product line is its high-end designer shoes which offers elite brands such as Gucci, Michael Kors, Kate Spade and many others.NCTechNews is published by Innovative Public Relations, Inc. (www.innovativepublicrelations.com), a Research Triangle-based consultancy providing PR and media…
  • Supply Chain Solutions Adopts CargoSphere Rate Technology Platform

    David Menzies
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:29 am
    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- CargoSphere, the leading, cloud-based global rate management solution and confidential Rate Mesh for the ocean and air transportation and logistics industries, today announces that Supply Chain Solutions (SCS), a leading supply chain management company, has adopted the CargoSphere rate technology platform to systematize rate and contract management and Rate Mesh networking. SCS's primary objective is to transform time-consuming, inefficient manual rate processing practices into one comprehensive, efficient rate system including connecting in real-time with global branch…
  • Qualia Networks Opens Office at Wireless Research Center

    David Menzies
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:23 am
    WAKE FOREST, N.C. -- Qualia Networks, a pioneer in Web of Things technology, products and solutions founded in Raleigh in 2013, has opened an office in the Wireless Research Center of North Carolina in Wake Forest. The Center provides research, development and commercialization expertise in RF and Antenna design, and Pre-FCC certification testing for Qualia Networks' Chariot suite of products. Chariots are state of the art wireless processing engines compatible with Arduino that enable makers and web developers to create the new generation of RESTful apps and services required for the Web of…
  • North Carolina Technology Association’s President Elected Vice Chair of North American Tech Organization

    David Menzies
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:19 am
    RALEIGH, N.C. -- The North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) announced today that its President, Brooks Raiford, has been elected Vice Chair of the Technology Councils of North America (TECNA) Board of Directors.  In this role, Raiford will help lead the programming and advocacy activities for the organization, which is made up of the technology industry associations across the US and Canada. Raiford has served as the president & CEO of NCTA since 2008.  Under his leadership, the organization has doubled its membership, budget, and staff.  In 2014, Raiford was named…
 
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    Applediario

  • Cloaq te permite comentar lo que sea y dónde sea de manera totalmente anónima

    Domadis Cabrera
    29 Mar 2015 | 12:31 am
    Hoy les quiero hablar de Cloaq, una aplicación anónima con la que los usuarios no tienen que proporcionar ningún tipo de información de identificación, como un número de teléfono o correo electrónico. En lugar de sólo socializar alrededor de contenido generado por los usuarios, Cloaq permite a los usuarios tener conversaciones anónimas sobre los artículos de noticias o sobre cualquier otro tema. Los usuarios pueden publicar sus propios temas de discusión, pensamientos y preguntas y socializar con otros usuarios detrás de su pseudónimo de Cloaq. Además, la aplicación ha…
  • FitCoin, una aplicación que te paga por ejercitarte

    Domadis Cabrera
    28 Mar 2015 | 5:34 am
    Ir al gimnasio es bueno, hace que te sientas bien física y mentalmente, y de paso mejora tu salud. El problema, es que existen personas que carecen de la voluntad o la perseverancia necesaria para mantenerse yendo con regularidad al gimnasio. Ese tipo de personas necesitan de una motivación extra, y que mejor motivación que el mejor y mayor motivador existen: el dinero. Sí, FitCoin es una aplicación que quiere motivarte a que vayas a ejercitarte al gimnasio y a cambio te darán dinero. Pero no te van a dar dinero en efectivo, no sería práctico. En lugar de ello te pagarán con una…
  • Monument Valley: el juego de rompecabezas definitivo

    Domadis Cabrera
    27 Mar 2015 | 9:45 am
    Monument Valley es un juego de rompecabezas visualmente impactante, lleno de color y alucinantes gráficos 3D. El juego pondrá a prueba tu coordinación mano-ojo, y aunque es un poco corto, la experiencia relajante de jugar un juego con un excelente diseño de sonido y una historia misteriosa hace que valga la pena la inversión de tiempo. Como en todos los juegos de rompecabezas, hay un cierto grado de ensayo y error en Monument Valley. Y eso es especialmente cierto con este juego, porque encontrarás caminos con geometría imposible los cuales deberás atravesar para llegar a tu meta. A…
  • Choosic es como Tinder pero para la música

    Domadis Cabrera
    26 Mar 2015 | 2:44 pm
    Son muchas las aplicaciones que han prometido traer el modelo de Tinder más allá de las citas y las quedadas. Choosic es la última aplicación en prometer lo mismo, pero aplicando el mismo modelo de descubrimiento a la música. Después de elegir los géneros que te interesan, la aplicación te servirá un sinfín de canciones. Y sólo tienes que el dedo a la derecha para las canciones que te gusten, y a la izquierda para las que no te gusten. Encontrarás una mezcla de grandes nombres con otros menos conocidos. La idea es que Choosic aprenda tus gustos a través de lo que rechazas y lo…
  • Apple está entrenando a su personal en las tiendas para ofrecer consejos de moda

    Domadis Cabrera
    25 Mar 2015 | 1:52 pm
    Ahora que el Apple Watch está a punto de ser lanzado, Apple está preparando sus tiendas para vender el nuevo dispositivo, y al parecer, eso incluye convertir sus empleados en gurús de la moda. De acuerdo con una fuga de 9to5Mac, la compañía está pidiendo a sus empleados en las tiendas de Apple que sugieran relojes diferentes basándose en la forma de vestir y en el estilo de vida de los clientes que visiten las tiendas, tal y como sucede cuando vas a comprar un par de gafas de diseño. Apple sabe que es posible que te quieras saltar toda la perorata, y por eso han habilitado zonas para…
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    TechSpot

  • Logitech MX Master Wireless Mouse Review: A worthy successor

    Steven Walton
    1 Apr 2015 | 10:15 pm
    The original MX Performance was announced back in August of 2009 as Logitech's answer to Microsoft's 'BlueTrack' mouse sensor technology. For $100, it was a pretty good deal back back then, being the first mouse from Logitech feature its Darkfield laser and Unifying USB micro-receiver. Now six years later, Logitech...
  • Tesla's residential battery system leaked, here's everything we know

    Shawn Knight
    1 Apr 2015 | 8:07 pm
    Tesla CEO Elon Musk earlier this week teased a new product line set to debut on April 30. All signs suggest that product will be the home battery system the entrepreneur spoke about during an earnings call earlier this year.
  • Riff app from Facebook lets you collaborate with friends on videos

    Shawn Knight
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:45 pm
    Facebook has launched a new mobile app that allows a group of friends to collaborate on a single video. It’s called Riff and it is available now in 15 languages for Android and iOS users. Here’s everything you need to know.
  • New studies show that 7% of Americans can only access the internet through a phone

    Justin Kahn
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:45 pm
    A new study courtesy of the Pew Research Center is giving us a better idea of how Americans are using the internet. While we previously knew from past studies that around 89% of all adult Americans use the internet regularly, new data says that around 7% of those in the...
  • Five percent of Google users have ad injectors installed

    Shawn Knight
    1 Apr 2015 | 2:45 pm
    Five percent of people that use Google’s sites and services have at least one ad injector installed on their device according to a recent study conducted by Google in collaboration with researchers from the University of California, Berkeley.
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    MakeUseOf

  • Feel Like Somebody’s Watching You? 5 Tools to Detect & Block Tracking

    Justin Pot
    1 Apr 2015 | 9:30 pm
    People are tracking which websites you visit, whether you open their email and more – but you can stop them. Here’s how. Cool Websites and Tools digs up things not yet covered on MakeUseOf, all focused on a particular theme. Today that theme is blocking tracking tools, something we’ve covered a few times but for which more tools seem to pop up constantly. Let’s get started. Ugly Email (Chrome, Firefox Coming Soon): Spot Email Trackers in Gmail A variety of services give people and companies who email you a chance to track whether you’ve opened an email, and where…
  • Who Says You Can’t Make it Big Even if You’re Young?

    Dave LeClair
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:30 pm
    When you think about successful CEOs, you probably picture someone in the middle aged stage of life. The last thing you probably picture is someone under 30, but with the rise of the tech startup and a change in the way business gets done, more successful CEOs are younger than ever before. Don’t believe me? Check out the infographic below for a look at some of the most successful CEOs who did it all before they turned 30. What’s next, CEOs right out of high school? Via Essay.Expert Click To EnlargeRead the full article: Who Says You Can’t Make it Big Even if You’re…
  • How Do You Bypass Geo-Blocking Tactics? [We Ask You]

    Dave Parrack
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:30 pm
    You may or may not have heard the term “geo-blocking” before, but there’s a high probability you have experienced it at least once. For the uninitiated, it’s the practice of locking digital content to a specific region, blocking anyone located elsewhere from accessing that content. And it sucks. Thankfully, many of us have learned how to deal with these egregious geo-blocking tactics, employing our own counter measures against the websites and media companies employing them. And this week’s We Ask You is dedicated to sharing what we have all learned in the hopes…
  • Dying on Mars, the Drone Wars, and More Must-See 3-Minute Documentaries

    Tim Brookes
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:30 pm
    Our short, 21st century attention spans mean short-form content excels well online. This explains the popularity of Twitter and Buzzfeed, but also why AdWeek considers three minutes to be the optimum YouTube video length. The Guardian is one of Britain’s most respected news organisations. Their YouTube channel arguably takes a leaf from the Vice school of online video production, marrying hard hitting journalism with a compact format that’s perfect for dipping into even when you’re meant to be working. If you like free documentaries, you’re in the right place. If…
  • How to Use Pinterest Effectively (And Avoid the Ridiculous Nail Art)

    Briallyn Smith
    1 Apr 2015 | 1:00 pm
    It is actually possible to use Pinterest for useful tasks, though it may not seem so at first glance. Here’s how. When it comes to discussions about using social media websites as tools to help your communication, business, or day-to-day life, Pinterest is often overlooked. Pinterest is typically characterized as a website for wasting time or ambitious do-it-yourself projects, and anyone who attempts to speak to its defence generally does so based on a vague definition of its usefulness for “inspiration” (whether it be for crafts, style, or finally getting in shape).
 
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  • Map Wi-Fi Signal Strength in Your Home

    windowsguides
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:53 pm
    Cool application allows you to mapy the Wi-Fi signal strength in your home. The post Map Wi-Fi Signal Strength in Your Home appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: Extend Your WiFi Range at Home How to boost the WiFi signal strength in your home.... Bob Rankin: Powerful Fix for Weak WiFi Signal Wireless networking solutions are now common for home and... 9 Tips for Improving Your Wireless Connection 9 tips to make your Wi-Fi work at peak...
  • Brute Force Attack Prevention & Protection

    thewindowsclub
    1 Apr 2015 | 8:31 am
    How to guard against one of the most simple forms of hacking. The post Brute Force Attack Prevention & Protection appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: Ask Leo: How long should a password be? By Leo Notenboom For years, the standard practice has... Bits from Bill: Twitter Under Attack By Bill Pytlovany No, it’s not under attack by rebel’s... Techlicious: How Long Should My Password Be? A study by Carnegie Mellon reveals that the biggest...
  • Li-Ion Batteries Still Cause for Alarm

    The Pit Crew
    1 Apr 2015 | 8:18 am
    Recently, several reports have emerged of Li-Ion battery related issues on board planes and growing concern among airlines. The post Li-Ion Batteries Still Cause for Alarm appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: What causes lithium ion batteries to explode? Our friends from Techlicious provide additional information on the... What Everyone Should Know About Lithium Ion Batteries Bill Pytlovany expands on our important new research regarding... Fire Hazard Forces Best Buy to Recall Laptop Batteries 7 years ago, PC Pitstop helped expose the dangers...
  • The Most Popular Media Player on Earth

    Bob Rankin
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:46 am
    This media player has been downloaded more than 1 Billion times and outperforms both iTunes & Windows Media Player. The post The Most Popular Media Player on Earth appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: The Best Free Media Player One of the best things about computing and the... 3 Lightweight Media Players 3 great alternatives to Windows Media Player that don't... Windows Talk: What You Need to Know About Digital Audio Formats Many of you have been asking if there are...
  • 9 Tricks to Boost Wi-Fi Speed

    Techlicious
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:30 am
    9 steps you can take to boost your Wi-Fi speed. The post 9 Tricks to Boost Wi-Fi Speed appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: Windows Talk: 6 Tips to Speed Up Your Home Wireless Network 6 Tips to Speed Up Your Home Wireless Network:... Breakthrough Firefox Speed Boost Richard with Dave's Computer Tips points us to 'the best... Boost External Hard Drive Speed Your external hard drive speed depends almost entirely upon...
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  • Change or Spoof a MAC Address in Windows or OS X

    Aseem Kishore
    1 Apr 2015 | 11:24 pm
    Every NIC (Network Interface Card) has a unique MAC address (Media Access Control). This applies to all types of network cards, including Ethernet cards and WiFi cards. The MAC Address is a six-byte number or 12-digit hexadecimal number that is used to uniquely identify a host on a network. An example of a MAC address is 1F-2E-3D-4C-5B-6A and it falls into the Layer 2 networking protocol of the OSI model. In today’s networks, ARP, or Address Resolution Protocol converts a MAC address to a Layer 3 protocol address, such as an IP address. A MAC address can also be called a Physical Address.
  • How to Turn On Auto-Complete in the Command Prompt

    Aseem Kishore
    1 Apr 2015 | 12:06 am
    Do you use the command prompt on a daily basis? If so, I recently found a way to turn on auto-complete for the command prompt via a simple registry edit. When typing in long path names, simply type in the first few letters and then press TAB to autocomplete either folder or file names. For example, if I am typing in C:\Documents and Settings\, I would just need to type in C:\Doc and then press the TAB key. As you can see, there is only one folder that starts with “doc“, so it automatically gets completed with quotes added. Now that’s pretty neat. If you want to continue…
  • How to Uninstall and Reinstall Windows Updates

    Aseem Kishore
    31 Mar 2015 | 4:09 am
    Even though installing updates in Windows is an easy process, the mechanism in the background that manages it all is fairly complicated. There is also a lot of misinformation on the Internet about how to deal with problems relating to Windows Update. One of the biggest misconceptions is that all Windows updates can be installed at once by simply deleting the SoftwareDistribution folder stored in C:\Windows. This is completely wrong. Yes, you might save some space (anywhere from 500 MB to several GB’s), but deleting the folder will not remove any installed update. In addition it’s…
  • Ultimate Guide to Repairing a Damaged or Corrupt Word File

    Aseem Kishore
    29 Mar 2015 | 3:36 am
    Need to repair or fix a corrupt Word document? Sometimes when opening a Word document, you will give you an error stating that the document cannot be read because it is corrupt or because there is some other problem with the file. Word documents can become corrupt in a number of different ways, but usually it’s just a problem with the headers in the file and the data can be recovered most of the time. Here is a typical error message you might see when Word can’t open a document. “Word was unable to read this document. It may be corrupt“ By default, Word shows you two…
  • How to Track Changes in Excel

    Aseem Kishore
    28 Mar 2015 | 11:09 am
    Are you looking for a way to track changes made to an Excel spreadsheet? There are many cases where you have to distribute a file to multiple people and keep track of what changes were made. You might want to track when the change was made, who made the change, what cell the change occurred in and what data was changed. Excel has built-in tracking features that can handle all of the above cases. You can easily review all of the changes directly on the worksheet and you can also accept or reject each change. There are a few points to remember about the tracking features of Excel: 1. Turning…
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  • Awesome Tech Tips For Small Business Owners

    Laura Jackson
    16 Mar 2015 | 8:04 pm
    If you own and run a small business, it’s vital that you utilize modern technology to your advantage. There is no getting away from the fact that it is possible to save a lot of time and money by using some of the most recent advancements in the tech world. Of course, which devices and concepts benefit you most will depend upon the nature of your business model. Considering that, we’ve done our best to highlight some of the things you might like to think about. We’re going to cover only those ideas that have a wide appeal in the hope of them being useful for your business. So, it’s…
  • 7 Must-Read Steps To Launching An App For Your Business

    Laura Jackson
    2 Mar 2015 | 5:38 pm
    These days, your business needs to be cross-platform if you want to make sure you are ahead of the game. Most companies tend to perform well online, but there are other ways to reach your demographic. Have you ever thought about creating bespoke software for your users? If you develop and launch an app, you could reach a whole new group of people. If you want to get loads of new customers remember what Apple says – there is an app for that. 1) Identify your customers’ needs You need to figure out what people want from an app before you do anything else. Your app needs to be…
  • Make Communication With Your Clients Easy: Quick Steps To Follow

    Laura Jackson
    1 Mar 2015 | 4:40 pm
    Customers expect a particular level of service from modern businesses. People want to know that you are there for them and that you are always just a phone call or message away when they need you. Making sure that your clients feel your presence is vital if you want them to value you as a company. If you fail in this area, you could lose custom and end up having long term issues. Follow these quick tips to ensure that you are doing all you can to make your customer communication fluid. Image via Flickr Develop smartphone and tablet apps If you run a technical business, you need to ensure that…
  • A Complete Guide To Keeping Your Computer Safe

    Laura Jackson
    23 Feb 2015 | 6:53 pm
    Computers, software and operating systems are getting more and more sophisticated. With every new update and iteration, our machines are getting safer and more secure. There are more safety precautions against hackers and viruses. The trouble is that hackers and viruses are getting more sophisticated too! Although our systems keep getting smarter, that’s no reason to rest on your laurels. It’s essential that you take steps to keep your machine and your information secure. That’s what we’ll look at today. Don’t ignore the updates The constant pop ups tend to drive us mad on our…
  • Top Tips for Choosing the Best Office Printer

    Laura Jackson
    17 Feb 2015 | 5:31 pm
    We might be digitizing more and more business processes, but occasionally we still need some things down on paper. Most companies have the need for a printer, even if it’s only once in a blue moon. But if you require the use of one fairly regularly, you want to make sure that you get the best one for its purpose. Gone are the days where printers were as simple as those that printed in color and those that didn’t. There’s a much broader range of options now, and what you choose depends on several factors. You need to look at what your office will use the printer for, how much…
 
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    Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

  • Samsung Galaxy S6: Early impressions

    Will Shanklin
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:40 pm
    The Galaxy S6 is Samsung's most aggressive step forward yet in the mobile space. Though we aren't ready to publish our full review, we have some early thoughts on our experience of using the GS6... Continue Reading Samsung Galaxy S6: Early impressions Section: Mobile Technology Tags: Samsung, Samsung Galaxy S6, Smartphones Related Articles: In pictures: Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge and HTC One M9 Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge bring metal and glass (and much more) to the flagship lineup Samsung unveils a new line of mid-range Galaxy Tabs Samsung teases shadowy Galaxy S4 image…
  • Texchange system moves the motor out of the electric vehicle

    Ben Coxworth
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:01 pm
    There are already concepts that would see electric vehicles draw power from cables in the road, thus freeing those vehicles up from lugging around heavy batteries. British firm Texchange, however, is going a step farther – it's developing a system where the motor is in the "road," too. .. Continue Reading Texchange system moves the motor out of the electric vehicle Section: Science Tags: Electric Vehicles, Energy-efficient, Magnetic, Mining Related Articles: Höganäs unveils lightweight electric bicycle motor Third generation electric smart car and first generation smart electric bike set…
  • History that Moves: Automotive excellence through the ages

    Scott Collie
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:25 pm
    It's safe to say that motoring has changed a bit since the early 1900s. Modern cars are more luxurious, cheaper and safer than ever – a fact that we often take for granted. Gizmag was recently given the chance to chart the progression of motoring at the Australian Motoring Festival, where we saw everything from the motorized marvels of the late 1800s through to today's luxurious chariots... Continue Reading History that Moves: Automotive excellence through the ages Section: Automotive Tags: Australia, Australian Motoring Festival, Automotive, Gullwing, History Related Articles: Ferrari…
  • First look: Unlocking the new features in Microsoft's Project Spartan web browser

    Brian Burgess
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:07 pm
    Microsoft promised a new streamlined web browser in Windows 10 that will effectively replace Internet Explorer. It's codenamed Project Spartan, and the first version is now available in the latest build of the Windows 10 technical preview. Here's a look at what to expect... Continue Reading First look: Unlocking the new features in Microsoft's Project Spartan web browser Section: Computers Tags: Microsoft, Windows, Windows 10 Related Articles: Microsoft reveals Windows 8 consumer preview and the Windows Store Microsoft unveils Windows 8 Release Preview Microsoft wants Windows 10 everywhere,…
  • DARPA looks at "system of systems" to maintain US air superiority

    David Szondy
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:34 pm
    Modern warfare is a constant arms race of measures and countermeasures, but with development cycles taking decades and costing billions of dollars, it's not uncommon for military technology to become obsolete by the time it's deployed. To address this dilemma, DARPA's System of Systems (SoS) Integration Technology and Experimentation (SoSITE) program aims at replacing monolithic weapon systems with a more flexible cross-platform approach. .. Continue Reading DARPA looks at "system of systems" to maintain US air superiority Section: Military Tags: Aircraft, Communications, DARPA,…
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  • The Truth About the Complete Web Developer Course by Rob Percival

    John Morris
    31 Mar 2015 | 9:31 pm
    This is my review of Rob Percival’s Complete Web Developer Course on Udemy. I’m writing this review because I had, for awhile, planned on creating a course like this myself but after going through Rob’s course, it felt redundant. Here’s my review of the course: Overview The Complete Web Developer Course is meant as a one-stop shop to learn all the essential skills a web developer needs: HTML CSS Javascript jQuery Bootstrap WordPress PHP MySQL APIs Mobile Apps A comprehensive list to say the least. With that massive list of topics, the course boasts 235 lessons and 28.5…
  • What Makes Elance Clients Say Yes – This Week on JohnMorrisOnline.com

    John Morris
    27 Feb 2015 | 7:28 am
    Lots going on on JMO.com this week. Here’s a recap: A lot of web designer asking the wrong question about getting clients on sites like Elance and in general. There’s 3 reasons why clients say no. You need to overcome all 3 reasons to get the YES. Too many people interpret “do what you love” advice the wrong way… and it kills them. Get 65% off almost any Udemy course with this coupon code. The post What Makes Elance Clients Say Yes – This Week on JohnMorrisOnline.com appeared first on John Morris. Related posts: How to Get Hired on Elance and oDesk Think…
  • 4 Keys to Developing a Profitable Web Application

    John Morris
    10 Feb 2015 | 6:47 am
    Building a profitable web application is often the fastest way to notoriety as a developer (just ask Mark Zuckerberg or Sergey Brin). It’s also often the quickest way to have massive impact on the world and improve thousands or even millions of people’s lives. And, of course, if you hit it big (and usually even if you don’t)… the pay isn’t too shabby, either. But, how can you ensure the web application you want to develop will be a success? Having worked at a successful tech start-up for the last five years, I want to share a few of my insights: 1. Build…
  • 7 Steps to Get New Web Design Clients on Autopilot

    John Morris
    9 Jan 2015 | 7:46 pm
    When I first got into the online business/internet marketing space (way back in 2004) one of the ideas I saw thrown around a lot was this notion of getting business on “autopilot”. I always thought it was a little silly. It sounded like straight up hype to me. I mean how is it possible to get traffic, leads and sales on “autopilot”… the same numbers week after week without a lot of input on your part? Didn’t seem possible. And, for a lot of years I simply wrote it off as hype and didn’t think much more about it. Then, I started getting serious about…
  • WARNING: Are You Ruining Your Career by Following This Common Piece of Freelancing Advice?

    John Morris
    9 Jan 2015 | 10:59 am
    When I first entered the web design world, I felt like a fish out of water. For a long time, I felt like I really didn’t belong. Admittedly, my background is probably a bit atypical. I wasn’t born a “geek”. I grew up in a military and sports-oriented family. My first job ever was working construction for my dad. I was a star football player in high school. And, I had a fairly extensive background in sales my first few years in the workforce. I certainly wasn’t in the Mark Zuckerberg mold of learning to code from age 7. I was 23 before I even know what web design…
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    Make Tech Easier

  • 5 Ways to Speed Up Your Windows PC

    Paige Edenfield
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:25 pm
    Is your PC moving at a snail’s pace? You could upgrade your machine with a solid state drive (SSD), but there are cheaper and easier methods for speeding up your Windows PC. More often than not, installing (or uninstalling) software updates and deep cleaning your hard drive is all you need to make your PC run more efficiently. When things start running slow, it normally means your computer is cluttered, and that’s a much easier fix than an internal-hardware problem (that’s another post for another day).This handy MTE guide will help your Windows PC run as smooth and fast as…
  • Build a Perfect WordPress Site with Layers

    Ivana Isadora Devcic
    1 Apr 2015 | 2:25 pm
    One of the best things about open source software is that you’re free to modify it to your heart’s content. That’s why WordPress is such a great blogging platform – you can choose from hundreds of themes and also extend it with plugins and improve its performance with helpful tricks.If you’ve always wanted to create your own WordPress theme, but didn’t have the coding skills nor the time to invest in learning, Layers is definitely for you. It’s a theme framework that integrates tightly with the default WordPress options, enabling a seamless…
  • How to Decompile a Video File Into Images with FFMPEG on Linux

    Derrik Diener
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:50 am
    Have you ever recorded a video clip and then wondered “How do I turn this entire thing into individual images?” If so, this guide is probably what you’re looking for. You see, there’s a tool out there called FFMPEG. It is a video tool and can be used for a multitude of things.This includes decompiling videos. I’ve yet to come across a more efficient way to take a video file and turn it into a mass of still images. It’s a simple command line operation, one that might need to be tweaked and experimented with depending on what you want.Decompile a video file…
  • 5 iOS Apps for Special Needs Kids

    Sarah Li Cain
    31 Mar 2015 | 4:25 pm
    Owning a mobile device offers many opportunities for kids to learn like they never have before, especially children with special needs. Those with developmental delays or other needs have to learn skills like any other children, and also sometimes need to find a way to communicate with their caregivers.Enter educational apps. There are so many of them out there to choose from that there is almost an overwhelming amount of choices. In order to help you pick out the best of the best, here are five mobile apps that you can use to help your special needs child.1. ChoiceworksChoiceworks is a great…
  • Easily Add a Keyboard Shortcut to Reveal Hidden Files in Mac OS X

    Damien
    31 Mar 2015 | 2:25 pm
    In an earlier tutorial, we have shown you how you can reveal the hidden files in Mac OS X, via the terminal. For those who need to access the hidden files frequently, but hate to use the terminal every time to toggle the visibility of the files, how about setting a keyboard shortcut so you can quickly reveal hidden files with a single press of a key?To make this work, we have to create a service (in Automator) to run the command and then assign a shortcut for this service.Note: The following method is tested and working on Mac OS X Yosemite. There are a few reports stating that it might not…
 
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  • How To Fix Samsung Galaxy No Service

    shabnam sultan
    1 Apr 2015 | 9:49 pm
    Are you facing Samsung Galaxy No Service issue in your Samsung Galaxy smartphones? The reason you get error “Samsung Galaxy No Service” because the Radio signal of the device is turned off. Also Read: How To Fix Samsung Galaxy Not Registered On Network The Galaxy No service issue is found in Samsung galaxy S3, Samsung Galaxy S2, Samsung Galaxy S3 T-Mobile, Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy S4 Blaze and Samsung Galaxy S5. How To Fix Samsung Galaxy No Service 1. Open your device dialer and type this code *#*#4636#*#* 2. Don’t press send button, the Service mode will appear…
  • Sell Old Mobile Phones for Cash With SellMyPhone.co.uk

    shabnam sultan
    30 Mar 2015 | 9:53 am
    Mobile technology is changing fast, new smartphones with more features and better specifications are launched by Mobile Phone manufacturing companies. To keep us updated with the latest and updated models of smartphones most of the time we end up giving up our current smartphone. Samsung is all set to release its latest flagship Galaxy S6 in April, Galaxy S6 is available for a pre-order in the UK. You can check Samsung Galaxy S6 deals in the UK. Are you planning to buy the latest handset but don’t know what to do with your current handset? You can sell your old This is a post from:…
  • How To Extend Battery Life of Samsung Galaxy Note 4

    shabnam sultan
    30 Mar 2015 | 3:54 am
    Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is a stylish QHD display, Snapdragon 805 quad-core processor packed with a powerful battery of 3220mAh. However, here are few tips and tricks to extend Galaxy Note 4 battery life to get more juice. How to Extend Battery Life of Samsung Galaxy Note 4 1. Reduce screen brightness and Screen Timeout The QHD display of Samsung Galaxy Note 4 uses a lot battery power when it is at its brightest. Hence, it is better to control the brightness of the screen manually. You can control screen brightness by turning off automatic brightness by swiping the Notification This is a post…
  • Commercial Television Displays Will Transform The Look And Reach Of Your Business

    shabnam sultan
    26 Mar 2015 | 10:07 pm
    Are you using commercial TV displays for your business? If not, have you really considered the reasons why? Using television displays could create fantastic opportunities to increase revenue and maximize sales. In today’s digital age, smart companies have harnessed the power of video screens and have incorporated them into how they sell products and services. Commercial television displays communicate brands to target demographics in engaging and exciting ways, and are a far greater resource than static billboards or print advertisements. One study estimates that video increases a…
  • Automatic Online Bill Payment Account: An Effective way of Managing Debts

    shabnam sultan
    26 Mar 2015 | 5:02 am
    As a large number of individuals are grateful to one creditor or another, it is viable to understand that it can be complex to manage debts efficiently quite often and keep person’s financial matters sequentially organized. With a large mass of paper clutter which routine life generates, there lays no doubt that a person faces a tough time in remaining organized as well as using efficient debt management proficiency. It is very simple to get burdened with countless bills and piles of paper, not managing one’s debt properly which ultimately results into other financial problems such as…
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    Science + Technology – Articles – The Conversation

  • Explainer: what is 5G?

    Mark A Gregory, Senior Lecturer in Electrical and Computer Engineering at RMIT University
    1 Apr 2015 | 9:19 pm
    Mobile networks are undergoing the transition from 4G to the much faster and more capable 5G. Sy/Flickr, CC BY-NC-SAIf you take a stroll outside today, you’ll see a lot of people with mobile phones, phablets or tablets in their hands making calls, using the internet to catch up on the news, watch videos, or interacting with others via Facebook, Tumblr or Twitter. In doing so, they’re all using a mobile data network. Many of these applications – particularly video – consume a lot of bandwidth, so telecommunications companies across the world are starting to talk about upgrading to the…
  • Twitter wakes up to harassment but the law is still sleeping

    Andrew Quodling, PhD candidate researching governance of social media platforms at Queensland University of Technology
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:23 pm
    Twitter ramps up its policy on abuse. Flickr/Shawn Campbell, CC BYTwitter’s new system for reporting harassment and threats to law enforcement comes after the platform has received serious criticism for its poor handling of harassment. The company’s chief executive, Dick Costolo, acknowledged the company’s failings in a leaked memo; We suck at dealing with abuse and trolls on the platform and we’ve sucked at it for years. It’s no secret and the rest of the world talks about it every day. We’re going to start kicking these people off right and left and making sure that when they…
  • Fire in the sky: The southern lights in Indigenous oral traditions

    Duane Hamacher, Lecturer and ARC Discovery Early Career Research Fellow at UNSW Australia
    1 Apr 2015 | 12:09 pm
    Aurora Australis as seen from Victoria. Alex Cherney, Terrastro Gallery, Author providedParts of Australia have been privileged to see dazzling lights in the night sky as the Aurora Australis – known as the southern lights – puts on a show this year. A recent surge in solar activity caused spectacular auroral displays across the world. While common over the polar regions, aurorae are rare over Australia and are typically restricted to far southern regions, such as Tasmania and Victoria. But recently, aurorae have been visible over the whole southern half of Australia, seen as far north as…
  • This is Spartan! But is it the end for Microsoft's Internet Explorer?

    Sam Hinton, Assistant Professor in Web Design at University of Canberra
    31 Mar 2015 | 8:42 pm
    Internet Explorer was a pain for many web designers. Flickr/Jorgen Kesseler, CC BY-SALove it or hate it, Internet Explorer (IE) has been Microsoft’s window on the web for almost 20 years. In the rapidly evolving online world this is a ripe old age, and now Microsoft has decided it is time for IE to hand over the baton. Starting with Windows 10, due for release in the northern summer, a new browser codenamed Project Spartan will appear on desktops. While the end of IE’s reign is welcome news for some (especially web designers), it is perhaps a little soon for them to start rejoicing just…
  • The hazards of presumptive computing

    Michael Cowling, Senior Lecturer &amp; Discipline Leader, Mobile Computing &amp; Applications at Central Queensland University
    31 Mar 2015 | 6:40 pm
    Until machines become truly intelligent, they're going to make a lot of mistakes when they try to help us. Steve Rainwater/Flickr, CC BY-SAHave you ever texted somebody saying how “ducking annoyed” you are at something? Or asked Siri on your iPhone to call your wife, but somehow managed to be connected to your mother-in-law? If you have, you may have been a victim of a new challenge in computing: that fine line where we trust a computer to make predictions for us despite the fact that it sometimes gets them wrong. For one hapless administrator with the Australian Immigration…
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    CyberJunkeez

  • Wrike: a Premium Project Management Software for your Workspace

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    19 Mar 2015 | 4:33 am
    Are you looking for a premium and affordable project management tool for your business? To keep your tasks organized and manageable, there are several project management softwares that can be a good assistant for you — and Wrike is one of them. Wrike is a premium task management tool that offers you a number of […]
  • A Map to the Stores: from Online to Offline with Magento Locator

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    9 Mar 2015 | 6:32 am
    In the beginning was the Store N.B.! The article will be extremely useful for Magento store owners who still doubts the power of offline presence and those who are looking for a new ways of approaching customers via existing offline stores. At the beginning of the era of online stores a simple question popped up […]
  • Benefits of using Power Solutions for your company

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    27 Feb 2015 | 11:42 am
      T&B Power Solutions provide power quality services and is the leading designer, manufacturer and provider of power readability products. It is designed with breakthrough technology such as patented superswitch, an intuitive interface, user-definable setpoints, detailed monitoring and  small footprint. Using Power Solutions is quite beneficial for your company. Keeping You Up and Running When […]
  • How to Prevent Time Theft in your Office?

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    19 Feb 2015 | 10:37 am
    Many employees would never dream of stealing money from the company’s cash register, but think nothing of stealing time. Many consider time theft a harmless and victimless crime, but the cost to your company can be devastating. The small business owner is often hurt the worst when employees commit time theft, so learning to spot […]
  • 5 Takeaways on How to Re-Purpose Your Content

    Howard Steele
    25 Jan 2015 | 5:07 am
    Today, in the era of inbound marketing, bloggers are feeling the pressure to produce more and more content to get noticed. But maintaining a steady stream of premium, engaging content can be time-consuming, as it takes a considerable amount of creativity, resources, dedication and hard work to write quality content. What’s the answer to this […]
 
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    Waterstone

  • Top Trends for Customer Success in 2015

    6 Mar 2015 | 9:35 am
    As subscription-centric business models continue to mature, it is no surprise to see Customer Success rise to the top of the priorities list for C-level technology executives.  With 2014 in the books as the year Customer Success came to the forefront, Waterstone has a perspective on what 2015 will bring.  Singu Srinivas, Partner, discusses some key trends that will emerge and continue to shape the role of customer management in technology. Click here to read more.
  • 2015: Seven Trends in Focus

    5 Mar 2015 | 9:36 pm
    by Dhaval Moogimane, Partner 2014 was a great year for technology, marked by continued innovation from the culmination of trends long underway to announcements in areas of incredible potential. A month or so into 2015, we look forward to another exciting year of continuing technological innovation. During Waterstone's annual strategic review in Chicago earlier this month, the conversation kept coming back to seven trends that - beyond all the excitement and hype - will have material impacts for our clients and partners. These are the areas we will be watching closely over 2015: The…
  • Monetizing the Connected Home

    5 Mar 2015 | 12:23 pm
    The connected home has gained considerable momentum, evidenced by the increasing number and velocity of market entrants and new offerings. As with any burgeoning market, there are many different business models, ecosystems, and pricing strategies, making it unclear what is the best way to monetize the connected home.  Singu Srinivas, Partner, and Steven Michalkow, Senior Analyst, summarize the current landscape and outline key questions to be considered when navigating and capitalizing on this opportunity. Click here to read more
  • What Does the Cloud Really Cost?

    2 Mar 2015 | 11:48 am
    Managing an IT budget can be a difficult and complex process.  Moving towards the cloud, while potentially providing many benefits, both financially and otherwise, usually further complicates the IT operational stack.  John Parkinson, Affiliate Partner, dissect the different "cloud" options and how each impacts the IT budgeting process Click here to read more ... http://ww2.cfo.com/the-cloud/2015/02/cloud-really-cost/
  • Finance: Processing Like It’s 1995

    2 Mar 2015 | 11:37 am
    While finance functions were one of the first to be automated, it has since lagged behind other process automation developments.  As CFOs begin to refocus their attentions on this importance piece of the puzzle, especially with the emergence of the cloud, they are finding the process to be complex.  John Parkinson, Affiliate Partner, outline a few considerations that executives should think about when updating their finance function processes. Click here to read more ... http://ww2.cfo.com/cloud/2015/02/finance-processing-like-1995/
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  • Buy Skype Credit at Western Union -- Microsoft offers limited-time bonus

    Brian Fagioli
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:28 pm
    Skype is a fantastic communication service. What makes Skype so much better than its competitors, is the cross-platform availability. Microsoft supports pretty much all major platforms with this service. Whether you are on Windows, OS X, Android, Ubuntu, iOS or Windows Phone, you can utilize Skype. Today, Microsoft announces a partnership with Western Union, giving Skype users a new way to buy Skype Credit. Plus, if a user buys Credit from the money-transfer company, they will receive bonus Credit too -- very cool! "Customers can purchase Skype Credit at participating Western Union Agent…
  • HBO set to launch on Sling TV just in time for Game of Thrones

    Alan Buckingham
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:48 pm
    Just this morning I opined about my experience with Sling TV. On the whole I like it, though I have a few gripes. I have also written of my plans to purchase an Apple TV for two reasons -- price drop and HBO NOW. The HBO was the real key in my decision making, but perhaps it's a blessing I haven't yet pulled the trigger. That's because Sling is announcing the service in its menu of viewing options. In fact, it promises to be up and running in time for the big season debut of Game of Thrones which takes place on April 12th. Pricing is in line with what you'd expect -- $15 per month. "Starting…
  • Surface 3 is Microsoft's chance to take on the iPad

    Mark Wilson
    1 Apr 2015 | 2:16 pm
    Microsoft's Surface Pro took many people by surprise. It was a bit of a late entry to the tablet game, but it showed how to do things properly. This was full caffeine, full sugar, full alcohol Windows in tablet form. For those who need a little more flexibility, there's the option of adding a keyboard. With Surface Pro, Microsoft carved out a niche for itself. It tried to do the same with Surface, and Surface 2, but there was one problem. Windows RT. With the Windows 10 wheels now in full motion, Surface 3 has been pulled out of the bag. Microsoft has made the sensible decision to ditch…
  • Acer announces the world's first Chromebase All-in-One Desktop with a touchscreen

    Brian Fagioli
    1 Apr 2015 | 11:52 am
    Chrome OS is a wonderful operating system for some users. If you live in the web browser, Google's Linux-based OS can be a brilliant way to  both work and play. Some people may have trepidation in investing in such a limited ecosystem, where only one web browser is permitted, and that does make sense. However, others are comfortable with one company controlling their window to the web, and that is OK too. In other words, people have different needs and ideology, and that is a beautiful thing. While many associate Chrome OS with Chromebooks, there are many other form factors too, such as…
  • Chromebook self-browsing is for REAL

    Joe Wilcox
    1 Apr 2015 | 11:01 am
    Google got me. Not because I didn't get the joke but for how far it actually goes. Perhaps you saw the April 1st post, "Re-rethinking computing", which introduces the project from a "rogue team of engineers...Today, we’re excited to announce a way to make your Chromebook self-browsing". Of course, it's an April Fools gag. I first saw the post on my Nexus 9 tablet while exercising on the stationary bike. Later, thinking to post a quickie to Google+, I pulled up the URL from synced History on Chromebook Pixel LS. On the N9, I had clicked the post's last link, which did nothing special but…
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  • Microsoft releases Surface 3 with full Windows OS; Pre-order starts at $499

    Louis Jacob
    31 Mar 2015 | 10:15 am
    Microsoft Surface RT didn’t make that splash in the market, to be frank it was rather flop. However, it hasn’t killed the tablet completely and the company has introduced a new Surface tablet that...This post was first found on Tech Prezz
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

    Jerry
    2 Mar 2015 | 9:55 am
    Pros Big Screen (5.1 inches) High-resolution screen (1440 x 2560 pixels) Extremely high pixel density display (577 ppi) High-resolution camera (16 MP) 8-core processor Lots of RAM ( 3 GB RAM) Small dimensions (5.59...This post was first found on Tech Prezz
  • Samsung Galaxy S6

    Jerry
    2 Mar 2015 | 9:31 am
    Pros Huge display (5.1 inches) High-resolution Screen (1440 x 2560 pixels) Extremely high pixel density screen (577 ppi) High-resolution camera (16 MP) 8-core processor Lots of RAM (3 GB) Small dimensions (5.65 x 2.78...This post was first found on Tech Prezz
  • Micromax to launch Bolt D321 Android Smartphone, listed on official Website

    Louis Jacob
    21 Feb 2015 | 4:48 am
    Micromax, India’s leading smartphone manufacturer has finally listed the new Android device Bolt D321 on its website. The smartphone yet to be announce is a dual-SIM device with entry-level specs under the hood. Micromax...This post was first found on Tech Prezz
  • Dell’s New XPS 13 Ultrabook released; Specs and Price

    David Robert
    6 Jan 2015 | 11:25 am
    Dell has taken the wrap off its new gadgets at CES 2015. Starting with thin and nearly bezel-less laptop looks a good start. XPS 13 is one of its flagships and this time comes...This post was first found on Tech Prezz
 
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  • How to Activate WhatsApp Calling without Invites

    Anoop
    31 Mar 2015 | 7:06 am
    Hello, Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.Whatsapp callingWhatsApp Calling has now rolled out to everyone. That means no more waiting to get an invite from someone or tweaking your rooted device to enable it unofficially.As of today, WhatsApp calling has been enabled by default on the updated WhatsApp version 2.12.19.To enable WhatsApp calling, all you have to do is install the updated APK over your already installed WhatsApp version or let it update from Play Store.I had tried the feature when it was still invite only and saw that the call quality was average and not up to the…
  • Get All the Chromecast Offers Outside US Including $6 Credits

    Anoop
    7 Feb 2015 | 12:23 am
    Hello, Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.Google gives out sweet deals to Chromecast users frequently. Most Chromecast users have already made back their investment on the device in form of deals and rebates.Every country’s user has some or the other deal available to them. But sadly the sweetest deals are available to only select countries. USA, UK and Germany are a few that get these types of offers.The deals are usually in the form of Google Play Store Credits, Subscription to Google Music service or other third party collaborations.Again in countries like India, you only…
  • How to Redeem and Use Google Play Store Credits Outside US

    Anoop
    6 Feb 2015 | 8:16 pm
    Hello, Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.Google Play Store has an option to redeem coupon codes for Play Store credits. These coupons are given out as a part of many Promotions that Google launches from time to time.But majority of its users are unable to take advantage of these credits because their country doesn’t support Google Wallet based payment or redemption of Promo Codes.The main reason being the Promo codes usually add the credits in $s but the country’s currency might be something else. Like Rupees in India.Then you get an error like “This code cannot…
  • ‘Facebook Lite’ Android App Launched, Size: 252KB (APK)

    Anoop
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:41 pm
    Hello, Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.Many of us have uninstalled the bulky Facebook Android app just because of its huge app data size. The enormous app used to run in the background hogging data and memory, slowing down other apps.Then Facebook released yet another app – The Facebook Messenger. Which it forced on us by denying access to Facebook messages unless Messenger was installed.But finally they did do something incredible. (well sort of)Facebook has launched a Lite version of their popular Facebook Android App. The Lite app weighs just 252KB while the main App…
  • How To Use WhatsApp on Desktop with WhatsApp Web

    Anoop
    21 Jan 2015 | 12:32 pm
    Hello, Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.WhatsApp has finally launched its Web Client titled “WhatsApp Web”. The Web client is a mirror of your WhatsApp application on mobile.Hence to use it, you need to have an internet connection on your mobile device too.The WhatsApp web client will work only if you are using the WhatsApp application on any of the following phones:Android.Windows Phone.BlackBerry.Again, the web client will work only on Google Chrome at the moment.Currently the service is not available for iOS users because of Apple’s Platform restrictions on…
 
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  • iPhone 6 Graphics Easily Best Samsung Galaxy S6

    ronaldcarlson
    1 Apr 2015 | 8:44 pm
    The Galaxy S6, which is expected to arrive on or before April 10, has gotten good reviews. However, while Samsung’s Exynos 7 chip bests Apple’s A8 SoC, on paper, its real world performance might not be so good.Given how badly the Galaxy S5 performed in the market, and rightly so, Samsung really needed to up its game this time around. Like Apple, they’ve come out with two models, Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge (curved display edges) though only one size. On paper, at least, the Exynos 7 inside the Samsung phones offer performance that easily bests the iPhone 6.Smart people are…
  • Apple vs Intel: ARM Macs an ‘Imperative’

    ronaldcarlson
    31 Mar 2015 | 9:33 am
    Depending on who’s doing the counting, Apple is the fourth largest chipmaker. Moreover, last Fall’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have driven demand for Cupertino’s System on Chip (SoC) silicon solutions. Moreover, according to at least one voice, Apple must start building ARM Macs in order to keep the good times rolling.Seeking Alpha’s Mark Hibben has written a lengthy article about Apple rapidly growing and, quite frankly, revolutionary in-house business. Therein he reached a number of conclusions: • Apple’s iOS devices (iPad, iPhone, iPod) all use…
  • Apple Envy: Android User’s Fave iOS Features

    ronaldcarlson
    27 Mar 2015 | 7:40 pm
    Forgive me, Google, for I have sinned. I have tasted Apple’s forbidden iOS fruit and liked it — more than a little in fact. Yes, fellow fandroids, there is an iOS feature or three you would like to see on Android. How could it be otherwise? Google and Apple regularly “borrow” from each other.Android is the sum of its parts, a good thing that satisfies about 80 of the world’s smartphone buyers. Regardless, there are iOS features that Google hasn’t yet copied from Apple (and vice versa). With that in mind, Reddit’s Android community recently faced facts and…
  • Rebus iPad App Review

    Aron Kramer
    27 Mar 2015 | 7:04 am
    REBUS - Absurd Logic GameJutifulGamesFreeDownloadIntroductionHey people, hope you are doing great! Today I woke up and had to do another review for Tapscape which is Rebus by Jutiful—an absurd logic game full of colorful brain-teasers. Perhaps a bit too early for a game that requires so much thought but I decided to give it a spin nonetheless! Want to know if the game is something for you? Read on!This is going to take a while..As a competitive gamer myself I do like a challenge. You can imagine I started up the app full of hope and confidence but it was easily shattered by the witty…
  • Flipp Android App Review

    Katrina Canlas
    26 Mar 2015 | 5:09 pm
    Flipp is an Android app that offers the convenience of finding your latest weekly circulars aggregated neatly on a simple interface that is directly accessible on your smartphone or tablet.If you used to read the Sunday newspaper, you have seen this kind of circulars. Basically, these are ads from various shops near you that usually show what products are hot and what items are discounted. These circulars are of great use for practical shoppers, especially when Black Friday is just around the corner.Flipp is offered by Wishibi, Inc. It is compatible with devices on Android 4.0 or…
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  • We Wish Motorola Handcrafted Leather Selfie Stick is a Real Thing

    mike chua
    1 Apr 2015 | 10:18 pm
    Can taking selfie ever be classy? Apparently so, if you have the Motorola Selfie Stick. This purported accessory is not just any selfie stick; it is of real wood, handcrafted by master craftsman in their respective field, namely wood working and leather, and the result is an uber chic piece of accessory that, after watching the product video, you know you will never get your hands on one, ever. Unfortunate, it is. As a consolation, however pretty or elegant this wood and leather selfie stick is, it is not retractable like any selfie stick should, which means, it will be pain to carry around.
  • Dyson Wants to Rid the Air of Airborne Bacteria with Air Purifying Bladeless Fan

    mike chua
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:00 pm
    Instead of coming out with a separate standalone appliance, Dyson is kind of obsessed with making their appliances do double duty. It has a fan that spits out hot and cold air, humidifier that kills bacteria, then a faucet that blow dries your hands and now, it has a fan, a bladeless one to be specific, that purifies the air too. We are not complaining though. If there is an appliance that does more than one task, then we all up for it since it can save us one outlet and rid the room of one appliance. Agree? The problem is with the price, but we will get to that later. Taking its multiplier…
  • Google Chrome Prank: Taking Selfie without Leaving Chrome Browser Saves You 6 Hours a Day!

    mike chua
    1 Apr 2015 | 12:08 pm
    So, it is April Fools’ Day, which means it is the day of being pranked, even by big corporations and you know Google is out to tease us with some creative fun. We already saw the SmartBox, now Google Chrome has #ChromeSelfie feature for its Chrome browser. It is almost believable, almost, but knowing it is April 1st and picking up the telltale signs of a ridiculous concept, you know it is just another good’ol Google-style humor. So what does #ChromeSelfie supposed to do anyways? Well, the basis is simple. You read something online using Chrome, you feel emotional about it and you can snap…
  • OnePlus’ April Fools’ Day Tiny Drone Prank Turns Out to be a Real-deal

    mike chua
    1 Apr 2015 | 2:12 am
    Can you imagine a handset maker making drones? Nope we can’t, but our opinions will not affect China handset maker, OnePlus, from embarking on a prank that says they do and even setup an elaborate web page, detailing the remote control toy “features” and capability, you know, to be more convincing. The quadcopter in question is called DR-1. It was meant to be an April Fools’ Day joke and the aircraft supposedly culminates advanced drone technology, including “advanced 6-axis gyroscopic stabilization system”, QuickCharge technology and more. The firm even stacked the DR-1 up…
  • Google’s 2nd-Gen Chromebook Pixel Boasts Intel Broadwell Processors and USB Type-C Ports

    mike chua
    31 Mar 2015 | 11:35 pm
    Chromebooks have the reputation of being affordable mobile computing devices, but when the Chromebook Pixel was introduced two years, it was not quite the case. In fact, it was the opposite, costing 3-4 times more over the regular models and not being able to do much more than a regular Chromebook doesn’t quite help to justify its price tag. It was priced at $1,300, which you could easily snag a decent-spec’ed Windows portable. But that doesn’t stop Google from making the offer and while we think it is pricey for a machine that mostly required to be connected to be usable, we were all…
 
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  • Ladne kolejne opisy

    rogalski_adam@o2.pl
    18 Mar 2015 | 11:32 am
    Rano a? do tego ?wiadomy, za? je?eli pytane dziatwa. Wdro?enie na owo, wym?drzanie, oraz nieraz akuratnie znios?y utrata si? globalnej sieci sklepów internetowych mo?esz podobnie jak dekoracje cukiernicze s? szyfrowane. Wi?c, którzy nam abcpraxis na naszym egzystowaniu? Jest jako??, ?e ?yja nie s? owo spo?ród obecnym stanem. Pod spodem warunkiem, twoja obowi?zek, równie?, tym tak jak. Powstaj? nierzetelne sklepy necie, strojnych krajach u?ytkuj? samotnie pami?ta?, ?e dzwoni?cy m??czyzna do?? ?atwo otwarte na innym urz?dzeniem pokojowym, wi?ksz? warto?? w celu finansów. Próbuj? stawa? w…
  • Dangerous glass fibers in cigarettes worsen lung damage for smokers

    irena.zyniewska
    19 Jan 2015 | 7:58 pm
    Shocking new research reveals that a specific type of lung cancer many smokers develop comes from tiny tears in their lung tissue caused by microscopic glass fibers, also known as glass wool, found in many conventional cigarette filters. These rips in the epithelial (soft) tissue fuel the development of tumors and cancerous cells due to the constant overload of toxins, namely pesticides, nicotine and ammonia, contained in commercial cigarette smoke. The filters of typical commercial cigarettes contain microscopic, needle-shaped shards of glass wool (like fiberglass insulation) which escape…
  • NBN to Benefit Blind and Deaf Children

    Ed
    17 Dec 2012 | 12:15 am
    It has always been the goal of the Australian government and NBN Co to provide fast and reliable broadband services to every Australian, no exceptions. Keeping inline with this Senator Stephen Conroy has just launched a guide that will help blind and deaf children across Australia to take advantage of the benefits that the NBN offers. The guide was published by the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children or the RIDBC. The publication entitled ‘RIDBC Teleschool: Guiding Principles for Telepractice’, will guide children on using the high-quality video conferencing services to be…
  • Federal Government Grants Free NBN Training

    Ed
    11 Dec 2012 | 2:01 am
    The Australian federal government has set aside $10 million for its Digital Enterprise Program of which $521,084 is to be given to businesses in Western Australia. The money will go to free training NBN training programs in Belmont and Mandurah. The government will use the money to offer free training to small and medium-sized businesses that will aid them in taking full advantage of the NBN. The free training is also expected to encourage more businesses to sign up for the NBN. Phil Kemp explains what the Digital Enterprise Program is all about and how it affects businesses in these areas.
  • Australian Government to Launch Teleworking Campaign

    Ed
    22 Nov 2012 | 1:15 pm
    A lot has been said regarding the benefits of teleworking for both employers and employees. The Australian government is now set to launch a massive campaign to increase awareness and practice of teleworking. The federal government campaign is set to be launched this month that aims to push more Australians to consider teleworking. This launch is part of the National Digital Economy Strategy of Australia. To be specific the Australian government is pushing for a hike in the number of teleworkers to 12 per cent – roughly double of the number of teleworkers now. They’re pushing to…
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  • Fresh Spring Nail Art With Julep Audrey and Joelle

    Jessica Benton
    30 Mar 2015 | 2:10 pm
    I haven’t been able to really do a proper mani for a couple of weeks until today. I actually sat down and gave myself a much needed manicure, fresh coat of paint and a simple nailart design perfect for Easter and spring. For this super simple pearl and rhinestone design I used Julep Audrey and Julep Joelle for the glitter on my pinky finger. I used assorted faux flat back white and pink pearls in different sizes along with a few clear rhinestones. I have subscribed to the monthly Julep Maven Subscription box and collected quite a few polish and other assorted beauty items. By far this…
  • 5 Must Have Items To Pack For A Cruise

    Jessica Benton
    29 Mar 2015 | 7:45 am
    So far I have had the opportunity to cruise on the Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas and recently the Carnival Triumph. Both cruise ships have extremely different features. I was actually very surprised to see how different the ships were from each other. Before both cruises I did research, read the cruise forums, and looked up cruise packing lists on Pinterest. After recently sailing on the Carnival Triumph I wanted to share 5 items that I packed that I could not have lived without. Don’t be too surprised, my electronic gadgets did not even come close to the list.   Over the…
  • Heading Out On Carnival Triumph

    Jessica Benton
    23 Mar 2015 | 11:38 am
    Today my husband and I will be heading out on a cruise what was preplanned before this months life changing events. I hope this time away helps me clear my mind a bit and hopefully come to terms with everything that has happened. We will be cruising on the Carnival Triumph out of Galveston TX (our local port). We are heading to Progreso and Cozumel MX. This will be my husbands first cruise and my second. Last year around this time I cruised on the Royal Caribbean, Oasis of the Seas with several other bloggers. I only visited Cozumel MX on that cruise. So on this cruise I am excited to spend…
  • Helping Pay For My Sons Funeral and Medical Expenses

    Jessica Benton
    20 Mar 2015 | 2:13 pm
    After the initial shock of losing my son, I contacted the insurance company that we have through my husbands work, The Hartford. We did not have a primary insurance policy, only a supplemental dependent life insurance policy for $10,000.00. I contacted them so fast because someone made me aware that most insurance policies exclude suicide no matter the reason. I read the policy and was totally confused by the wording. After talking to several people for over an hour, the only answer I received was that it was excluded, however to file a claim anyways and see what happens. After receiving this…
  • Hello Out There

    Jessica Benton
    19 Mar 2015 | 6:29 pm
    Hey, anyone there? Hopefully there are still a few people still following my blog even though I haven’t updated it in about a year.  Life has changed L so much for me in many positive and negative ways. No, I’m not gonna get into all of it in this post but I will list some of the events in bullets. I went through fertility treatment, specifically IVF. I am now pregnant. My 20 yr old son committed suicide. Well that’s alot in a year. For the last few months I have been wanting to change the name of my blog so something more lifestyle and personal. But I could never settle on…
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  • Best Android Tablets of April 2015

    Liviu Anca
    1 Apr 2015 | 11:51 am
    Contents:Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 EditionSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0LG G Pad 8.3Sony Xperia Z2 TabletSony Xperia Z3 Tablet CompactNexus 9Nexus 7 2013Amazon […]
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop Update for Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7, and Nexus 10 Availability Info

    Liviu Anca
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:09 am
    Early March, Google announced the Android 5.1 update for Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7, Nexus 10, and other supported Nexus devices. The maintenance release will also be available for Google’s latest Nexus devices, the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9. Anyway, only a handful of terminals received the update so far. Let’s take a look and see the […]
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Specs Battle

    Babu Mohan
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:03 am
    Contents:DimensionsDisplayCameraDesignMemoryConnectivityBattery LifeOperating SystemProcessorPriceConclusionAt the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year, Samsung unveiled its latest flagship smartphone the Galaxy S6 to the world. The latest flagship smartphone from the South Korean manufacturer boasts of a number of hardware improvements over its predecessor and is the first Samsung flagship smartphone to feature a truly premium build […]
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge vs iPhone 6 Plus Specs Battle

    Liviu Anca
    31 Mar 2015 | 12:11 pm
    Contents:DimensionsDisplayCameraDesignMemoryConnectivityBattery LifeOperating SystemProcessorPriceConclusionsEarly this month, Samsung officially announced the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. Now, Samsung’s new flagships will have to compete for a place on the market against Apple’s latest iPhones. Since the iPhone 6 Plus is the most powerful and most expensive phone of the Cupertino-based […]
  • HTC One M7 Android 5.0 Lollipop OTA Update Released Today for AT&T Users

    Bogdan Pirvu
    31 Mar 2015 | 7:47 am
    AT&T has announced that HTC One M7 users should expect the Android 5.0 Lollipop OTA Update to arrive today. The news has been confirmed by Mo Versi, VP of Product Management at HTC. Android 5.0 Lollipop will bring tons of new changes and improvements that should offer you a whole new smartphone experience. Android 5.0 Lollipop […]
 
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  • Early stage cancer detection using Gold Nanoparticle

    1 Apr 2015 | 3:13 am
    Thousands of people beat cancer every year. Early detection of cancer greatly increases the chances for successful treatment. Qun Huo, an Associate Professor in the NanoScience Technology Center at the University of Central Florida have discovered a new  blood test for early stage cancer detection and risk assessment using gold nanoparticle. When citrate ligands-capped gold nanoparticles are mixed with blood sera, a protein corona is formed on the nanoparticle surface due to the adsorption of various proteins in the blood to the nanoparticles. Using a two-step gold nanoparticle-enabled…
  • Anglo-Saxon remedy kills the MRSA superbug

    1 Apr 2015 | 1:53 am
    The Researchers at the University of Nottingham in UK have found a way to kill the modern-day superbug MRSA, by a one thousand year old Anglo-Saxon remedy which originates from a manuscript in the British Library. This remeday is prepared from garlic, wine and bile from a cow, by following the instructions given in the 1000 years old manuscript. By doing various tests, the research team came to know that this medival remedy is killing most of the bacterial cells. MRSA is a bacterium responsible for several infections in humans. MRSA is especially troublesome in hospitals, prisons, and nursing…
  • Prototype nanoneedles generate new blood vessels

    31 Mar 2015 | 11:00 pm
    Scientists have developed tiny nanoneedles that have successfully prompted parts of the body to generate new blood vessels, in a trial in mice.This paving the way for new regenerative medicine. Nanoneedles delivering nucleic acids to a human cell The researchers, from Imperial College London and Houston Methodist Research Institute in the USA, hope their nanoneedle technique could ultimately help damaged organs and nerves to repair themselves and help transplanted organs to thrive. The nanoneedles work by delivering nucleic acids to a specific area. Nucleic acids are the building blocks of…
  • Anglo-Saxon remedy kills the MRSA superbug

    31 Mar 2015 | 10:07 pm
    Researchers at the University of Nottingham has been found a way to kill the modern-day superbug MRSA by a one thousand year old Anglo-Saxon remedy for eye infections which originates from a manuscript in the British Library. Dr Christina Lee, an Anglo-Saxon expert from the School of English has enlisted the help of microbiologists from University’s Centre for Biomolecular Sciences to recreate a 10th century potion for eye infections from Bald’s Leechbook an Old English leatherbound volume in the British Library, to see if it really works as an antibacterial remedy. The Leechbook is…
  • Microsoft Surface 3 Tablet launched, Costs $499, Runs full Windows

    31 Mar 2015 | 10:19 am
    Microsoft has launched Surface 3, a Thinner, Lighter and Cheaper Tablet. You can pre-order it today, and it will be shipped by May 5th. You can it get for $499 with 2GB RAM, and it will be $599 for 4GB version. Surface 3 has a Quad Core Intel Atom x7 processor, so it’s fast, responsive and won’t slow you down when you’re on the go. Surface 3 runs full Windows, It will come with Windows 8.1, and 1-year of Office 365 Personal with OneDrive cloud storage. Surface 3 runs all your Windows desktop softwares like Microsoft Office, iTunes, and Photoshop. It retains the same design and premium…
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  • Limitare il consumo: Youtube e Spotify

    Ines
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:23 pm
    Avere un cellulare capace di navigare su internet non è una vecchia cosa, tant’è che appunto possiamo andare su quasi qualsiasi sito designato per navigare su un semplice PC, non più cercando versioni propriamente “Mobile” per il nostro Smartphone o Tablet. A definizione però ogni servizio come Wind, Vodafone o Tim ci dà un limite in Giga da utilizzare, ed andare su siti come Youtube o Spotify succhia un bel po’ di banda. C’è un modo per calibrare questa faccenda? In un certo senso sì, guardiamo le differenze di pesi e servizi. Spotify è un servizio maggiormente utilizzato…
  • Le funzioni aggiuntive dell’App Foto

    Ines
    31 Mar 2015 | 4:15 pm
    Il nostro Apple iPhone è un bel dispositivo completo di accessori tecnologici e di programmi software sempre pronti all’uso. Si dà il caso però che non tutti sanno di certe funzioni che vengono legate a questi programmi ed a tutto il resto del nostro cellulare. Bisogna dire però che noi siamo sempre qui per voi e vi spiegheremo perciò qualche piccolo dettaglio dell’App “Foto” di Apple che non tutti sanno. Mantiene le tue foto cancellate per 30 giorni…può darsi che crediate che cancellare una foto dà la parola “fine” alla sua esistenza. Non nel caso dell’iPhone,…
  • Fare il passaggio di dati in un Pc nuovo.

    Ines
    30 Mar 2015 | 4:07 pm
    Passare ad un nuovo PC è sempre un problema quando abbiamo i nostri archivi di grandi dimensioni stesso in quello vecchio. Fortunatamente esistono diverse soluzioni, sia per Windows che per OSX. Diamo un’occhiata ai metodi che possiamo utilizzare per passare i nostri dati da un pc all’altro. Usando Windows Easy Transfer…la Microsoft ha effettivamente pensato a vari modi per passare Files da un sistema all’altro, ed Easy Transfer è uno di quelli. Sui vecchi PC basati su Windows XP e Vista non è presente e bisogna scaricarlo dal sito della Microsoft…
  • Giocare a Super Mario 64 da Browser

    Redazione
    30 Mar 2015 | 3:32 pm
    Per molti, Super Mario 64 è più di un videogame: semplicemente è una leggenda, che nasce negli anni 90 come platform game diventando in breve tempo uno dei giochi più popolari in assoluto negli anni 90 e nei primi anni 2000 (sino al 2005, con la versione per Nintendo DS riproposta ed ampliata) Grazie all’ottimo Unity Engine, è oggi possibile rivivere il fantastico mondo di Super Mario 64 direttamente dal browser con il quale siete collegati ad internet. Tutto merito di  Roystand Ross, che ha sviluppato una versione in HD estreamente giocabile e divertente, anche se alcune parti…
  • Drunk Mode, è arrivato a casa il vostro amico ubriaco?

    Gio Tuzzi
    30 Mar 2015 | 5:29 am
    E’ stata sviluppata una nuova applicazione che offre la possibilità di diventare molesti quando si è ubriachi: o meglio, di non far partire delle chiamate quando si è alzato un po’ troppo il gomito, magari rivolte verso parenti oppure ex fidanzate/i. Si tratta dell’app Drunk Mode , che è sufficiente per evitare di commettere delle figuracce che potrebbero costare molto di fronte ai propri cari ed agli amici. Infatti, l’app Drunk Mode non fa altro che andare a bloccare i contatti precedentemente scelti, così come rimarrà attiva solamente il tempo stesso che è stato segnalato in…
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  • E-Junkie Tips & Tricks: Sending Out Multiple Order Notification Emails

    1 Apr 2015 | 3:33 pm
    So, you run an online business, and you want to make sure order notifications get sent to more than just yourself. Maybe your second in command wants/needs to be aware of sales, or someone you’re working with needs to know when you sell a specific item from your shop. Some systems would require you to send order notifications to your own server, and then send it out to different people. With e-junkie though, you can use our third-party integration feature to send order data to multiple email addresses with simple settings within e-junkieRead more »
  • Cut Out Email: 10 Alternatives for Internal Communications

    30 Mar 2015 | 4:12 pm
    Email as a form of internal communications CAN be useful. But with so many unnecessary ccs, round-robins and spam emails many emails go unread and serve only to clog up inboxes. In recent years it has become increasingly popular for companies to forgo internal emails entirely. In many workplaces, sitting down to read a stream of long emails and replying to them, can be time consuming and often unnecessary. Some believe it has made office workers less productive, adding unnecessary steps to day-to-day work. Bottomline: While email is undoubtedly great for file sharing and is still the most…
  • The Importance of Branding

    27 Mar 2015 | 1:53 pm
    Branding is vitally important to any business. It is more than just a logo, but that is part of it.  Your branding lets people know what your business is about. It is your promise to your customers and potential customers about the quality of your products and services. It is a statement about what your brand stands for. Branding also promotes recognition of your company. Certain phrases, music, symbols are so tied with companies that you when you see or hear them you think of the company (even when their name is not said). For instance, the double arches (aka McDonald’s) have inundated…
  • Tips & Tricks: Sending Order Data to a Third Party

    25 Mar 2015 | 4:35 pm
    When you sell products online you sometimes need to let someone other than yourself know. Maybe you need to notify a drop shipper who ships your goods for you. Or maybe you have a partner that you want to notify each time there is a sale. But how are you going to do that?Your online cart system needs to be notified of the payment as well, and payment processors do not have a way to send multiple copies of the notification out.e-junkie has solution for this dilemma in the form of our third-party integration feature.This feature allows you to send the order data to a third party. Like a lot of…
  • 6 Steps to Finding an Attractive E-Commerce Niche

    24 Mar 2015 | 1:58 pm
    E-commerce has given entrepreneurs plenty of opportunities to create successful and sustainable businesses. You can pick a niche of your choice, create interesting digital products and sell them through your website. And if you are targeting a big enough market, the returns can be huge. A digital product could be something as simple as an e-book, a training video or even a podcast series. But to ensure that you sell your products, you need a few things; the niche should be attractive, your product should be awesome and your product should present unique value to your customers.Read more »
 
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  • Vertex Standard Releases VH-150A Behind the Head VOX Headset

    allchargedupllc
    19 Mar 2015 | 8:36 am
    Vertex Standard has released its audio accessory portfolio by releasing many new audio accessory models. The VH-150A is a Behind the Head VOX Headset and has an SGS Approved Intrinsically Safe Rating. The VH-150A is compatible with Vertex Standard Entry and Mid-Tier Radios and is Digital Capable. Vertex Standard compatible models are: VX-231, VX-350, VX-261/VX-264, VX-450, EVX-530. For questions or more information on Vertex Standard’s VH-150A Behind the Head VOX Headset visit www.TwoWayRadiosFor.com or call 888-560-0758. About All Charged Up All Charged Up is a leader in radio…
  • Vertex Standard Releases MH-105A4B Heavy Duty Behind the Head Headset

    allchargedupllc
    19 Mar 2015 | 8:33 am
    Vertex Standard has released its audio accessory portfolio by releasing many new audio accessory models, including the MH-105A4B Heavy Duty Headset BTH (behind the head). The MH-105A4B is compatible with Vertex Standard Entry and Mid-Tier Radios and is Digital Capable. Vertex Standard compatible models are: VX-231, VX-350, VX-261/VX-264, VX-450, EVX-530. For questions or more information on Vertex Standard’s MH-105A4B Heavy Duty Headset BTH (behind the head) visit www.TwoWayRadiosFor.com or call 888-560-0758.   About All Charged Up All Charged Up is a leader in radio communications and…
  • Vertex Standard Releases MH-104A4B Heavy Duty Over the Head Headset

    allchargedupllc
    19 Mar 2015 | 8:31 am
    Vertex Standard has released its audio accessory portfolio by releasing many new audio accessory models, including the MH-104A4B Heavy Duty Headset OTH (over the head). The MH-104A4B is compatible with Vertex Standard Entry and Mid-Tier Radios and is Digital Capable. Vertex Standard compatible models are: VX-231, VX-350, VX-261/VX-264, VX-450, EVX-530. For questions or more information on Vertex Standard’s MH-104A4B Heavy Duty Headset OTH (over the head) visit www.TwoWayRadiosFor.com or call 888-560-0758.   About All Charged Up All Charged Up is a leader in radio communications and…
  • Vertex Standard Releases MH-103A4B Surveillance Kit

    allchargedupllc
    19 Mar 2015 | 8:29 am
    Vertex Standard has released its audio accessory portfolio by releasing many new audio accessory models, including the MH-103A4B 3 Wire Surveillance Kit. The MH-103A4B is compatible with Vertex Standard Entry and Mid-Tier Radios and is Digital Capable. Vertex Standard compatible models are: VX-231, VX-350, VX-261/VX-264, VX-450, EVX-530. For questions or more information on Vertex Standard’s MH-103A4B 3 Wire Surveillance Kit visit www.TwoWayRadiosFor.com or call 888-560-0758.   About All Charged Up All Charged Up is a leader in radio communications and transportation solutions for…
  • Vertex Standard Releases MH-102A4B Surveillance Kit

    allchargedupllc
    19 Mar 2015 | 8:25 am
    Vertex Standard has released its audio accessory portfolio by releasing many new audio accessory models, including the MH-102A4B 2 Wire Surveillance Kit. The MH-102A4B is compatible with Vertex Standard Entry and Mid-Tier Radios and is Digital Capable. Vertex Standard compatible models are: VX-231, VX-350, VX-261/VX-264, VX-450, EVX-530. For questions or more information on Vertex Standard’s MH-102A4B 2 Wire Surveillance Kit visit www.TwoWayRadiosFor.com or call 888-560-0758.   About All Charged Up All Charged Up is a leader in radio communications and transportation solutions for…
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  • In-App Advertising: Best Way to Monetize Your Android App

    skyje
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:25 pm
    Mobile advertising is a nightmare for most of the advertisers due to lower revenue and the CTRs (Click through Rates) are making it difficult for them to survive in the advertising market. It is important to maximize the monetization of the apps with high fill rates and premium eCPMs. Becoming an app developer has become […] The post In-App Advertising: Best Way to Monetize Your Android App appeared first on Skyje.
  • 5 Sins Newbie Designers don’t know they are Committing

    skyje
    25 Mar 2015 | 4:54 am
    As a novice web designer, you might not be aware of the common design errors that you unknowingly make. Though experimentation and mistakes are the part of the learning process, it is a good practice to identify and avoid designing sins that have the potential to destroy the usability of your website. By avoiding them, […] The post 5 Sins Newbie Designers don’t know they are Committing appeared first on Skyje.
  • Why You Should Have a Phone Number On Your Business Website

    skyje
    23 Mar 2015 | 1:59 pm
    The web has developed into a great sales channel for many businesses, but that’s not to say that more traditional forms of communication, such as the phone, are no longer relevant. Here are four good reasons to display a phone number on your site, even if you don’t want to take calls: You look more […] The post Why You Should Have a Phone Number On Your Business Website appeared first on Skyje.
  • Monetize Movie Watching on Your Website!

    skyje
    13 Mar 2015 | 6:31 am
    FIlesTube, once, well-known files search engine, now, standing on the bright side of the force VOD service, has opened an Affiliation Program. It is a loyalty program where users earn money for showing people free and licenced movies or by inviting them to register by referral banners. User earns with his/her website in CPA model […] The post Monetize Movie Watching on Your Website! appeared first on Skyje.
  • Save Money with Groupon Coupons!

    skyje
    20 Feb 2015 | 4:41 pm
    Everyone loves to save money, especially when it’s so easy. People have almost become obsessed with finding new money saving tips thanks Pinterest and various shopping blogs . One of the best and easiest ways to save money on a ton of different products is through Groupon Coupons. This awesome feature of Groupon provides thousands […] The post Save Money with Groupon Coupons! appeared first on Skyje.
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    Geeky Stuffs

  • The History and Evolution of Smartphone Screen (Infographic)

    Shaan Haider
    31 Mar 2015 | 2:05 am
    Smartphones are evolving everyday. They are getting better and better in terms of hardware, specs and features. We used to have single core processors four years back and now our smartphones are coming with octa-core processors and 3GB RAM. Few years back, 2MP camera phone was a big deal and now we are having 40 megapixel camera phones like Lumia 1020. And the same is happening with screen of
  • Mlais M4 Note : Full Specs and Features

    Shaan Haider
    30 Mar 2015 | 6:40 am
    Mlais has announced its latest flagship device Mlais M4 Note which comes with some impressive specs. M4 Note is pretty much similar to the Mlais M52 in terms of specs. The only difference between these two devices are the processor and design. Mlais M52 sports a better processor but Mlais M4 Note is having a great looking design. Rest all are same in both devices. Mlais M4 Note comes with a
  • HOW TO : Check the Performance and Engagement of Your Every Twitter Tweet

    Shaan Haider
    26 Mar 2015 | 12:56 pm
    Twitter is one of the most popular social networking site and a great medium to reach to wide audience. Twitter already provides stat like how much engagement a tweet received in terms of ReTweets and Favorites. But what if you want to see the detailed reach and engagement achieved by a tweet like how many people have seen the tweet, how many people replied to it, how many people clicked on your
  • Microsoft Lumia 435 : Hands-on Review, Specs and Features

    Shaan Haider
    15 Mar 2015 | 12:08 pm
    Microsoft Lumia 435 is an entry level budget Windows Phone device which Microsoft recently launched. After trying our hands on the Lumia 435 for few days, we are going to share the detailed and in-depth hands on review of Lumia 435 with all readers of Geeky Stuffs. There are two versions of Lumia 435 available – single SIM version and dual SIM version. Depending on that, you will have either one
  • Top 30 Productivity Apps for Android Smartphone (Infographic)

    Shaan Haider
    9 Mar 2015 | 12:35 pm
    Why stick to the routine capabilities of your Android smartphones, when a whole new breed of super smart productivity apps is here to change the way you do things! Whether you need a smart alarm that ensures that you wake up, or to-do lists that are effortless to create, update, and sync with your mailbox, these apps are for everything for you. Keep track of expenses, get alerts for important
 
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  • Ted Baker Rockall On-Ear Headphones Review

    Sarah Lamb
    1 Apr 2015 | 9:53 am
    The Ted Baker Rockall On-Ear headphones have been out for a while now and I was lucky enough to give them a go from early on.  This review covers these headphones being tested over the period of 3 months. And I have to say I have not been disappointed. Style These headphones are by far […]
  • Behind the Scenes with Lenovo at #MWC

    Sarah Lamb
    10 Mar 2015 | 2:00 am
    This week I have been fortunate enough to attend Mobile World Congress (MWC) with Lenovo. It has been a week of shiny gadgets, beautiful phones and much more. I have had access to executives and staff across a variety of different areas of both the Lenovo and Motorola business areas. Pretty much every question I […]
  • An interview with the First Female Microsoft Apprentice of the Year

    Ed Jones
    5 Jan 2015 | 2:45 am
    The IT sector is an exciting, evolving and ever expanding market industry to work in. In fact, 500,000 new professionals will be needed in the UK over the next five years to fill the expansion in jobs and what is a growing skills gap. A great way to fill this void is through IT Apprenticeships. The Apprenticeship […]
  • Should You Buy An Industrial Computer?

    Sarah Lamb
    26 Nov 2014 | 2:00 am
    Your big business project is only as strong as its weakest link and that’s why you shouldn’t skimp on things like the computer that might be running it. Depending on the nature of your business, if it’s not for home or office use, you might just need an industrial computer. Industrial Computer or Standard PC? […]
  • Philips Kids Headphones – Volume Capped!

    Sarah Lamb
    3 Nov 2014 | 2:00 am
    We often review headphones here on GirlyGeekdom however it is rare that we have headphones sent that are designed and made especially for children and that is what happened this week!  Philips have just released their Kids headphones which are suitable from 3 years old +.  These headphones are volume capped to 85Db to protect […]
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    High Tech in the Hub

  • But What About the Hole?

    Joe Kinsella
    29 Mar 2015 | 9:50 am
    I've been reading Brent Schlender's Becoming Steve Jobs this weekend, which is being promoted as the "real story" of the Apple CEO. There is no doubt Walter Isaacson didn't make too many Apple friends with his Steve Jobs biography, which portrayed Jobs as a sort of brilliant but high functioning sociopath. I'll post a review when I'm done but felt the need to pass on this anecdote. The spring after the 1996 acquisition of NeXT, Larry Ellison saw the then Apple CEO, Gil Amelio, at a party and introduced him to Gina Smith, a technology journalist. By this time Steve Jobs had concluded Amelio…
  • The First Stand-up

    Joe Kinsella
    28 Mar 2015 | 8:51 am
    Every day across the tech industry, teams gather for daily stand-up meetings. While the structure varies by organization, the intent is the same: to provide status and identify blocking issues. While I have attended many stand-ups over the years, I have an odd footnote in my personal history: I was at the very first stand-up. The location was 25 Corporate Drive in Burlington, Massachusetts (current headquarters of Acquia), and the year was 1992 or 1993. I was a fresh-faced college graduate who had recently transferred to a small software team in Easel Corporation to join two talented…
  • Using Trello for Hiring

    Joe Kinsella
    27 Mar 2015 | 4:38 am
    Early in CloudHealth I used Trello as a quick and easy way to manage my time. Having a visual board gave me a sense of order that helped better manage my Lean validation. As time went on and the company was formed, I found new uses for Trello, such as managing my sprints, roadmap, personal to-do list and even product documentation. As we started ramping our 2015 hiring, our HR manager and I decided to try a new use for Trello: as a hiring board. The model we adopted was simple: cards as candidates and color-coded labels to denote our different sources (e.g. referral, recruiter, internally…
  • MVF: The Importance of Not Over-investing

    Joe Kinsella
    21 Mar 2015 | 10:24 am
    The Lean movement has made everyone aware of the importance of a feedback loop in driving the success of businesses, products and features. By driving tight and iterative Build-Measure-Learn loops, organizations can limit the risk of their investments and not overcommit resources toward initiatives that either fail or do not deliver the required results. I have blogged in the past on the importance of the Minimum Viable Feature (MVF) in my company, but recently noticed we started to drift from our roots in one important aspect: over-investing in trying to build great software behind our MVFs.
  • My Entrepreneur Not To Do List

    Joe Kinsella
    17 Mar 2015 | 2:43 pm
    As entrepreneurs of early stage businesses, we all aspire to help our companies navigate the turbulent waters from idea to product market fit. But once you've achieved product market fit, a new and sometimes harder challenge often arises: scaling the business. During the scaling phase, an upside to being an early member of the company is you can play a lot of roles that add value to the organization. The downside is that if you played all these roles, you will either burnout or make yourself an impediment to scale. I've been doing a poor job lately managing my To Do list. As a reminder I…
 
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    Jason Slater Technology News

  • Is A Tech-Free Zone The Key To A Good Nights Sleep?

    Jason Slater
    30 Mar 2015 | 3:26 am
    According to The Sleep Council March is “National Bed Month”. As they say, “It is the time of year when we like to remind everyone of the importance of getting a better night’s sleep and the role a good bed ... Read More
  • A Closer Look At Fibaro Home Center System 2 Part 2

    Jason Slater
    28 Mar 2015 | 11:56 am
    Fibaro Home Center 2 is an intelligent home automation solution consisting of a central control unit and add-on components. The central unit co-ordinates all the activities of connected devices using a Z-Wave wireless mesh network. In the previous Fibaro Home ... Read More
  • HomeMonitor Issues Essential Update For Mobile App

    Jason Slater
    28 Mar 2015 | 5:42 am
    We have been impressed with the HomeMonitor units for home security using internet cameras; the units have been easy to install and quick to configure and the 7 days online storage means the units can be up and running very ... Read More
  • Review: Honor 6 Smartphone

    Jason Slater
    26 Mar 2015 | 9:34 am
    In this review we will be taking a look at the 5” Honor 6 Smartphone – “powered by Huawei”. There are several versions of the phone available and the model in this review is H60-L04 (Single SIM and no NFC). ... Read More
  • Dealing With Removing A Google Mail Chat Contact

    Jason Slater
    26 Mar 2015 | 7:41 am
    Something that has been bugging me for a little while is the list of people displayed in the Google Mail Chat tab. People are added to this list for what seems completely random reasons and removing them from the list ... Read More
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  • [Review] Spartan Web Browser in Windows 10

    VG
    31 Mar 2015 | 12:36 pm
    "Project Spartan" is the codename of the new web browser introduced in Microsoft's upcoming OS Windows 10. The latest update build 10049 of Windows 10 Technical Preview comes with first preview of Spartan web browser integrated in it. If you want to test Spartan web browser, you can download and install Windows 10 Technical Preview […]
  • [Software Update] Mozilla Firefox 37.0 Now Available for Download

    VG
    31 Mar 2015 | 10:47 am
    NOTE: This article is updated whenever a new version of Mozilla Firefox web browser is released. So keep checking this page regularly. Mozilla has updated "Firefox" web browser to version 37.0. It comes with following new features and updates: New heartbeat user rating system to provide your feedback about Firefox Yandex as default search provider […]
  • Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 10049 Available for Download

    VG
    31 Mar 2015 | 2:57 am
    If you are using Windows 10 Technical Preview version in your computer, here is a good news for you. Microsoft has released another new update Build 10049 of Windows 10 to public. The new build is available for download via Windows Update, so it'll be automatically downloaded and installed in all computers running Windows 10 […]
  • [Tip] Enable Automatic Bookmarks Backup in Mozilla Firefox at Exit

    VG
    28 Mar 2015 | 12:49 pm
    Bookmarks (or favorites) are very essential and useful feature of any web browser. Whenever we are browsing on Internet, we bookmark many website links to read them later or to save them for future use. We also bookmark many websites which we regularly visit for quick and easy access. Since we add several websites in […]
  • [Software Update] CCleaner 5.04 Now Available for Download

    VG
    25 Mar 2015 | 11:14 am
    NOTE: This article is updated whenever a new version of CCleaner is released. So keep checking this page regularly. Good news for CCleaner users! Piriform has released CCleaner v5.04 to public which comes with many improvements and changes mentioned in the changelog given at the end. CCleaner is a free system optimization, privacy and cleaning […]
 
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    The Applied Materials Blog blogs

  • Applied’s Place in the Universe

    skenney
    20 Mar 2015 | 9:15 am
    The Diana Thater exhibit at the San Jose Museum of Art is stunning! Incorporating science, art, and display technology, visitors explore the universe in vibrant color and detail.Read more
  • Named a 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company

    awiegert
    19 Mar 2015 | 11:51 am
    I’m pleased to announce Applied Materials was once again named a World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute, a leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. Applied was recognized for the fourth consecutive year for continuing to foster a culture of ethics and transparency at every level of the company.Read more
  • Applied Materials Receives Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier Award

    ABlog
    17 Mar 2015 | 8:01 am
    For the 5th consecutive year, Applied Materials has been recognized with Intel Corporation’s Preferred Quality Supplier award.Read more
  • Applied Ventures Invests in UV LED Startup

    TChao
    16 Mar 2015 | 9:01 am
    2014 marked an exciting and active year, where Applied Ventures closed four new investments in early stage technology companies. The most recent investment is RayVio Corporation, a solid state ultraviolet (SSUV) light emitting diode (LED) startup first developed at Boston University and backed by some of the world’s leading investors. Read more
  • Moore’s Law: 50 Years and Still Scaling

    ABlog
    12 Mar 2015 | 3:41 pm
    To celebrate the significant gains in performance and cost enabled by Moore’s Law scaling over the past 50 years, we’re kicking off a social media campaign today.Read more
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  • Install Unofficial CyanogenMod 12 (Android 5.0.2) on Galaxy Grand 2 (SM-G7102)

    Kannan
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:26 pm
    Samsung’s mid-range smartphone, the Galaxy Grand 2 (SM-G7102), which is currently running on the Android 4.4.2 KitKat, can be updated to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop via unofficial CyanogenMod 12 custom ROM. Once you have updated your phone, you can experience the latest Lollipop features on your Galaxy... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on Techtrickz.com]
  • Backup and Restore Individual Partition on Your Android Phone

    Kannan
    30 Mar 2015 | 7:14 pm
    Besides the Nandroid backup, making backup of individual system partitions on your Android phone, such as Boot, Recovery, EFS data, Modems, etc. is very important if you are frequently making changes on your device. This tutorial lets you know how to create a backup of specific partitions, such as... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on Techtrickz.com]
  • Reinstall Stock Firmware on 2nd Generation Moto E (2015)

    Kannan
    29 Mar 2015 | 11:33 pm
    In this tutorial, we show you how to reinstall stock firmware on 2nd Generation Moto E (2015). If you have bricked your Moto E 2015 or if you want to return to stock firmware after installing a custom ROM, or whatever reasons your device needs stock firmware, read on to know how to restore your... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on Techtrickz.com]
  • Resolve WhatsApp Call No Voice at Receiving End Issue

    Kannan
    27 Mar 2015 | 10:55 pm
    Though not fully implemented yet, WhatsApp calling feature lets users talk each other instead of just texting. However, many people come across issues with this new VoIP feature, like no voice at the receiving end, delayed and vibrating sound, etc. In this tutorial, we show you how to fix WhatsApp... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on Techtrickz.com]
  • Install Ported Galaxy S6 Keyboard App on Galaxy S5 and Galaxy S4 (Tutorial)

    Kannan
    26 Mar 2015 | 7:01 am
    A ported Samsung Galaxy S6 keyboard app is now available for Galaxy S5 and Galaxy S4. The new Samsung keyboard on Galaxy S6 has few changes and new features from its forerunners. Now, the design is more flat, colors are slightly lighter, letters are bigger and you can adjust its size to suit your... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on Techtrickz.com]
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    Telecom & Technology Magazine

  • How To Select An International Courier Company?

    paul
    18 Mar 2015 | 9:33 am
    If you are a businessman, then for sure you must be aware about the importance of international shipping companies. If you have to ship a large amount of shipments to other countries for business purpose, then it is better to select the right international courier company. There are a number of international courier companies who have a big name in this field, but this doesn’t mean that they are the best and they will provide you top notch service, there are few exceptional companies which might not have the same reputation but their service quality is far better than the former companies.
  • Facts to Consider Prior Choosing Virtualization

    Dennis
    12 Mar 2015 | 11:56 am
    Cloud computing is not a new term for organizations. There has been a lot discusses or written on this technology. There has been noticed a rapid shift of in house infrastructure to cloud computing during the last few years. There have been numerous reasons behind this shift such as prevailing economic conditions that forced organizations to control or cut down their operational expenses and getting rid of unnecessary resources. Perhaps, one of the biggest reasons for this shift is outsourcing. Making Decision: Now, to finalize which option is best suitable for selection, it is of utmost…
  • Choosing an Automated Patch Management Solution

    paul
    2 Mar 2015 | 11:34 am
    One of the main duties every IT department is charged with is patch management. It is for this reason that all IT departments need a reliable patch management solution. Many people often wonder what the best approach is when it comes to patch management. It all depends on the infrastructure and design of a company’s network for both the future and the present.   There are currently two main divisions available when it comes to patch management solutions and each one has its disadvantages and advantages. You can choose to have patch management assimilated into a much bigger management…
  • Voyager 1: NASA’s Most Far Flying Spacecraft

    Bilal Sarwari
    2 Mar 2015 | 12:19 am
    NASA has reported that its spacecraft Voyager 1 has recently entered a region in space that was unexplored till date. This new region is named as – “The Magnetic Highway.” Voyager 1 has spent 35 years putting its efforts for exploring the space with a speed of 11 miles per second. Voyager scientists now believe that it might be the last region that Voyager 1 is traversing before passing through the interstellar space. About voyager 1: An amazing spacecraft Voyager 1 has been traversing around the heliosphere for many years now. As the Voyager meets away from the sun it experiences…
  • Amazing Apps that Enhance Realty Investment Portfolio in Hyderabad

    Bilal Sarwari
    26 Feb 2015 | 9:31 am
    Real estate in Hyderabad is flourishing and the reason isn’t only because of its recently established political stability but its advancement due to some amazing mobile apps that are set to bring security and fantastic benefits to the city. The purpose of investment is to make money. When assets increase in value, profits also increase. Realty business in Hyderabad is very lucrative because of their more demand chasing after little supply of properties and space. For investment of properties to increase, values of properties must increase. And what leads to increase in their values is…
 
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    TechMASH

  • Toy Bricks On Laptop! Thats The Brik Case!

    TechMASH
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:50 am
    Normally, we would not want toy building bricks anywhere near a laptop, but the Brik Case actually encourages this and it actually works quite well. The case will work with almost any toy brick such as LEGO, Mega Bloks, PixelBlocks, KRE-O, or K’NEX Bricks although it’s not actually licensed by any of these brands. As for […]
  • Chrome App Encourages You To Take Selfies!

    TechMASH
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:18 am
    With lots of content available on the internet these days, our reaction to it will be different every time. So in order for us to share this with family and friends etc Google have come up with #ChromeSelfie. Have you ever read an article that made your jaw drop or seen a funny clip that […]
  • Virgin Australia Announce Pet Lounges At Airports!

    TechMASH
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:50 am
    Pets have been able to travel on planes for a long time and yet they do not have a dedicated place at the airport to lounge around in before the flight. However, ever the innovators, Virgin Australia are creating dedicated lounges just for those legged passengers. Introducing our dedicated lounge for pets featuring a world-first […]
  • PiCO Possibly The Smallest Titanium Bottle Opener!

    TechMASH
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:08 am
    There can be nothing worse than grabbing an ice cold beer on a very hot day from the ice box only to find that you do not have a bottle opener. The reason for this is because bottle openers are bulky or come as part of a combined set of tools. The PiCO bottle opener […]
  • The Avengers Are Nothing Without An Audi!

    TechMASH
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:27 am
    We might think of Marvel’s Avengers as the complete team of superheroes, but it seems that there is another member of the team that has so far gone without any acknowledgement. This video has been created to address this error and yes, that unsung hero of the Avengers is the Audi! Watch the video to […]
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  • 5 ways technology impacted the Nigerian elections

    Paul Adepoju
    1 Apr 2015 | 10:00 pm
    Last Saturday (and Sunday in some parts of the country), Nigerians went to the polling stations to participate in the presidential election which was eventually won by four-time presidential candidate and former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari. For this electoral exercise, technology was on trial as those in favour of — and those against the deployment […]
  • Cloud or bust: how ERP is changing

    Alan Sher
    1 Apr 2015 | 9:20 pm
    The world is going cloud crazy and it’s not difficult to see why. Where enterprise resource planning software is concerned, the old paradigms of immense cost, lengthy deployments and fiendish complexity are giving way to no capital expenditure, greater flexibility and reduced maintenance – and from that, a new competitive landscape is emerging in which […]
  • Targeting customers in emerging markets? Why you need to work harder to earn their attention

    Patrick Palmi
    31 Mar 2015 | 10:00 pm
    There’s a statistic doing the rounds that, thanks to the internet, humans now have shorter attention spans than goldfish. I’m not sure how accurate this is, but it certainly makes sense. We have all become great multi-taskers, but that can make giving one task your full attention difficult. When last did you read the billboards […]
  • Ware of the Week: Vivaldi browser

    Andy Walker: Gearburn Editor
    31 Mar 2015 | 9:40 pm
    In our new weekly series Ware of the Week, we showcase our favourite organised lines of code from the world of mobile and desktop computing. In today’s edition, we profile a browser that will look to challenge the likes of Firefox and Chrome as web browsing’s top dog — Vivaldi. Right now you’re probably thinking, […]
  • How SA consumers are really driving omni-channel retail

    Nic Robertson
    31 Mar 2015 | 9:40 pm
    South African retailers are increasingly feeling the same, pressing consumer demand for ubiquity that has shaped and developed omni-channel retailing in more mature markets, says Nic Robertson, head of new business development for Media 24 Ecommerce. It’s a monumental consumer challenge that is driving completely new business models for the retail industry. What buyers expect […]
 
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    eWallstreeter

  • This TRON Motorbike Is Totally Functional, And Yes, You Can Buy It

    1 Apr 2015 | 9:04 pm
    TRON: Legacy was maybe not the best film ever, but ever since it’s 2010 release, it’s spawned an entire genre of TRON-esque design — i.e. dark, glossy objects with light-up highlights. And nothing is more synonymous with TRONIism than the electric motorcycle from the film — which you can now have a chance to own. Read more...
  • Digitimes Research: Samsung expected to see increasing orders on 14nm process

    1 Apr 2015 | 9:01 pm
    Qualcomm's next-generation application processor (AP), the Snapdragon 820, is expected to outsource to Samsung Electronics using a 14nm node, which the Korea-based foundry house has demonstrated as a proven process as showcased by the performance and power consumption of its14nm EXynos 7420 CPU developed in house, according to Digitimes Research.
  • Google Chrome will banish Chinese certificate authority for breach of trust

    1 Apr 2015 | 8:55 pm
    Draconian move follows the issuance of certificates masquerading as Google domains.
  • Salesforce acquires mobile authentication firm Toopher

    1 Apr 2015 | 8:35 pm
    Salesforce.com has acquired Toopher, the developer of a mobile two-factor authentication app that uses location-awareness.Toopher in Austin, Texas, said on its website that it will no longer sell its current products, but is “thrilled to join Salesforce, where we’ll work on delivering the Toopher vision on a much larger scale as part of the world’s #1 Cloud Platform.”It did not disclose the financial terms of the acquisition.Salesforce spokeswoman Karly Bolton confirmed the purchase but
  • HP-Foxconn partnership to fuel competition in datacenter market in 2H15

    1 Apr 2015 | 8:32 pm
    Hewlett-Packard (HP) has recently unveiled its new Cloudline series cloud computing servers, manufactured and developed by Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and the two firms' cooperation is expected to fuel competition in the datacenter server industry in the second half of 2015, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
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    TechFruit

  • What is VoIP?

    Simon Jones
    20 Mar 2015 | 9:39 am
    Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), is a collection of technologies that allow people to communicate (voice, fax, SMS, voice-messaging) over the internet rather than through the dedicated public switched telephone network (PSTN), and is the direction in which all communication is travelling. The phoneline and phones in many people’s homes and businesses continue to use the similar technologies to those available a century ago, with analogue audio sent along a copper wire and only digitised about the phone company’s digital concentrator at the end of the road. However, we live in…
  • Compare the Market takes over Orange Wednesdays as ‘Meerkat Movies’

    Tim
    20 Mar 2015 | 5:52 am
    Price Comparison website Compare the Market has taken over the idea of 2-for-1 cinema tickets with a new promotion dubbed ‘Meerkat Movies’. 5 million existing customers will have exclusive access to the discounts today, ahead of the offer launching nationwide on 3 April. Customers who have bought qualifying products through the Compare the Market website will be eligible for 2-for-1 cinema tickets every Tuesday and Wednesday for a year, with the tickets redeemable through a code on the Meerkat Movies app. Compare the Market Marketing Director Mark Vile commented: “We are in…
  • Thousands fooled by Facebook scam claiming to offer free Qantas flights

    Tim
    16 Mar 2015 | 6:55 am
    More than 100,000 internet users have been fooled by a fake Qantas Facebook page, which claimed to offer free first class flights. The page attracted at least 80,000 likes and over 100,000 shares by claiming to offers travellers the chance to win free flights for a year, before it was taken down by Facebook. The fake page is designed to attract a large number of likes before switching into promoting other dubious products and services for which users had not subscribed. Despite selling pages being against Facebook’s terms and conditions, a page with more than 100,000 likes could attract…
  • Life’s Good as LG Set To Challenge Samsung and HTC

    Simon Jones
    11 Mar 2015 | 5:34 am
    LG have long been on the coat tails of their Korean neighbours Samsung. The Flex and G3 models have failed to get close to sales of the Samsung Galaxy and the brand has fallen down to fifth in the United States mobile market share. But all that could be about to change… The brand have been showing off a range of devices at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and are confident that they’ll ruffle a few feathers, particularly with the G4 which is all set to be “radically different” to anything LG have done before. Seeing a major overhaul both in design and user experience, the device…
  • Five ways of securing your Android smartphone from being hacked

    JT Ripton
    23 Feb 2015 | 10:20 am
    Sick of hearing about hackers getting smartphone users’ personal information? Worried that it might happen to you? If you’re an Android phone user, there are plenty of ways you can keep the hackers at bay. Use these clever tactics to secure your Android smartphone and keep your data the way it should be – private and protected. Use a ‘lock screen’ Were your phone to go missing, a lock screen is your first line of defence. It keeps thieves from either accessing your data right away and/or installing spyware on to it, buying you time to find or deactivate it. The…
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  • Benefits of Hosting Your Website on a Virtual Private Server

    LittleTechGirl
    26 Mar 2015 | 3:27 pm
    When thinking about setting up your website or blog, there are tons of things that that you need to take into account. If the website is going to get a lot of traffic, then you need to think about hosting it on a server that is able to handle the bandwidth and other server resources that a […]
  • iRobot Roomba 870 – Vacuum While You Do Other Stuff

    LittleTechGirl
    21 Mar 2015 | 12:30 pm
    As previously mentioned my home is FULL of carpet. When my home was built my girls were only 3 and my boys were newborns. Carpet kept the noise from running around down. And I love being to walk around barefoot and still have warm feet. But cleaning all that carpet takes time. And sometimes when […]
  • Designing the Playground: 3D Printers Offer a Blank Canvas for Children’s Toys

    LittleTechGirl
    8 Mar 2015 | 12:05 pm
    STEM learning can take on many, many forms. It is our job to imagine ways to keep our kids learning. We are hearing a lot of about 3D printers these days. I had the pleasure of checking out a few first hand when I visited the Microsoft Campus in December of 2013. 3D printers are now […]
  • The Importance of Taking Care of ME!

    LittleTechGirl
    5 Mar 2015 | 9:58 pm
    Mothers are sometimes guilty of putting themselves last. We take care of kids. We take care of our households. We take care of our husbands. We work. And sometimes we even take care of our parents. As a matter of fact you may remember reading my post When Life Throws You a Monkey Wrench in […]
  • Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge & #STEMChat

    LittleTechGirl
    5 Mar 2015 | 9:11 am
    By now it is no secret that I’m mom to kids that love science and technology. I mean… of course they do. Have you met me? I’m blessed and lucky to have kids that are excelling in school and find learning fun. I may not be the parent volunteering for everything at the school, but […]
 
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    Experts Exchange » Tech News

  • Nata’s Corner: April 2015

    EE Staff
    29 Mar 2015 | 7:44 am
    For those of you who participated in one of those tournament things, you’ll be amused to hear that the other half’s bracket blew up when Iowa State lost the second game of the first day. Perhaps he should have picked a different game and maybe used a different search engine. I don’t know what the weather is like in your part of the world, but we’ve been dealing with spring for about a month now. That always means lots of new things (and a few recycled old ones). One that caught everyone’s attention was a patent that was granted to Boeing for a force field.
  • Nata’s Corner: March 2015

    EE Staff
    1 Mar 2015 | 8:00 am
    Chicken Little was right. Twice. Maybe even three times. The other half wants to know when he can get high speed Internet and whether the FCC’s new rules apply or whether he needs to go send a dingo to Congress by jetpack. One of the reasons I don’t use Gmail all that much is because there are a gazillion people who have sent me email and I have no idea who they are or why they wrote to me five years ago. I have to admit that it’s a typical situation – I could have done a little digging and figured it all out – but the people at CNet posted how-to turn off the…
  • Nata’s Corner: February 2015

    EE Staff
    1 Feb 2015 | 8:31 am
    There are two companies who dominate the online advertising business, right? We all know it’s impossible to keep up with what Facebook does with your information, because every time someone gets a good handle on their privacy settings, they change them. But there’s a pretty straightforward list that helps you navigate what information Google stores about you. Oh, and don’t forget to come up with decent passwords. It seems like every few days, there is a story about the latest scam to hit – usually about two weeks after it’s been filling our inboxes. The most…
  • Nata’s Corner: January 2015

    EE Staff
    10 Jan 2015 | 7:00 am
    No, nobody got me one for Christmas. Good thing, too, or I’d have had to hurt someone. We stayed pretty close to home this year, and just enjoyed a day of peace and quiet – something that the Other Half has been asking for for years (though if I hit the lottery in the next couple of months, I might consider this for him. And speaking of “asking for for years”, both Mozilla.org and Wikipedia are asking for money. In the past, I’ve used this space to run an end of the year list of lists, but some things outlive their usefulness, so I’ve only come up with a…
  • Nata’s Corner: November 2014

    Nata
    2 Nov 2014 | 9:13 am
    A month or so ago, Apple announced its Apple Pay mobile payments system and there was a lot written about how it was going to change the world with regard to using your phone to pay in stores. Not so fast, though: two major drug store chains have said “No, thanks“. Of course, the competition isn’t having things much better; CurrentC was hacked last week and it’s still in beta-testing. But I think the stories are missing the point. The other day, we were in a grocery store and instead of pulling out his card, the Other Half actually pulled a couple of bills out of his…
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    BGR

  • Microsoft ended support for Windows XP almost a year ago… and it still has more users than Windows 8

    Brad Reed
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:45 pm
    How much has Windows 8 bombed with PC users? So much that an obsolete operating system that had its technical support cut off nearly a full year ago still has more global users. Continue reading...
  • Watch the first Strong Bad Email from Homestar Runner since 2009

    Jacob Siegal
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:00 pm
    Today has been something of a nightmare for those of us attempting to sort through the April Fools' Day jokes to find something resembling news, but it might have all been worth it for the video we're about to show you. Continue reading...
  • It can’t be promising when Amazon has to confirm that Amazon Dash isn’t a joke

    Yoni Heisler
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:15 pm
    Amazon, always one to push the envelope, took the wraps off of Amazon Dash yesterday. In case you missed it, the latest addition to Amazon's growing product lineup is a series of oval buttons stamped with the logo of a particular household item that tends to need replenishing on a frequent basis. For instance, say you're running low on Tide. Instead of making a mental note to buy more detergent, you can simply press the button on your Tide Amazon Dash widget whereupon it will send a message, via Wi-Fi, to your Amazon mobile shopping app confirming that  an order has been placed. Of course,…
  • Video: See what Windows 10 looks like running on an Android phone

    Jacob Siegal
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:30 pm
    Windows Phone hasn't been a serious contender in the mobile world for quite some time, but reports that arose last month indicated that Microsoft was going to be focusing on more than just Windows 10 in 2015. In fact, it looked like the software developer was about to declare war on Android. Continue reading...
  • Popular calendar app Sunrise brilliantly trolls users with April Fools gag

    Brad Reed
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:45 pm
    Most April Fools Day gags are... bad, just really, really, really bad. However, popular calendar app Sunrise has come up with one that genuinely made us smile by poking fun at its new parent company. Continue reading...
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    TechVorm » Mobile Arena

  • Micomax Launches Bolt S300 & Bolt D320 3G Smartphones Starting At Rs. 3300

    Jatinder Paul
    31 Mar 2015 | 12:10 pm
    Micromax has launched its most affordable 3G smart phones under its BOLT series -Bolt S300 and Bolt D320 starting with price tag of Rs 3,300. Both the phones will come bundled with 2 months free data plans for Vodafone users. Available in Black color, the Micromax Bolt S300 will be available in the market immediately at […] The post Micomax Launches Bolt S300 & Bolt D320 3G Smartphones Starting At Rs. 3300 appeared first on TechVorm.
  • Motorola Opens Its First Moto Care Center In india In Bangalore

    Jatinder Paul
    31 Mar 2015 | 11:30 am
    Motorola, which is selling its highly popular Moto range of smartphones in India online only on Flipkart, has opened its first Moto Care Center in Bangalore. The Moto Care center is located in the heart of the city on Jayanagar Road. The facility is spread across 3000 sq.ft, with the latest interior design features and […] The post Motorola Opens Its First Moto Care Center In india In Bangalore appeared first on TechVorm.
  • Lenovo A7000 To Be Launched In India On 7th April

    Jatinder Paul
    27 Mar 2015 | 1:17 am
    Lenovo is set to launch its budget smartphone, Lenovo A7000, which was unveiled at MWC 2015. Lenovo has started sending our media invite for 7th April event in New Delhi with image of Dolby theatre. The Lenovo A7000 has built-in Dolby Atmos technology, and is expected to be in the price range of Rs. 10,000. The […] The post Lenovo A7000 To Be Launched In India On 7th April appeared first on TechVorm.
  • Lenovo TAB 2 A7-30 With 7 Inch Display & Calling Feature Launched At Rs. 11,800

    Jatinder Paul
    26 Mar 2015 | 11:28 pm
    Lenovo has launched its latest Dolby- enhanced, pocket-sized TAB 2 A7-30 tablet. This tablet is priced at Rs. 11,800 for 3G, 16GB version and available exclusively at Reliance Digital and Amazon.in. This tablet is available only in Ebony Black color. Lenovo TAB 2 A7-30 has display of 7 inch (1024×600) IPS display and has slim and […] The post Lenovo TAB 2 A7-30 With 7 Inch Display & Calling Feature Launched At Rs. 11,800 appeared first on TechVorm.
  • Karbonn Sparkle V Android One Smartphone Gets Lollipop Update

    Jatinder Paul
    26 Mar 2015 | 10:28 pm
    Karbonn Mobiles has unrolled the latest Android 5.1 Lollipop update on its Android One powered -Sparkle V smartphone, which was launched in India in September last year at Rs. 6,399 . The update would be available Over- the-Air for all Sparkle V users. Additionally, customers can also visit a Karbonn service center and get the […] The post Karbonn Sparkle V Android One Smartphone Gets Lollipop Update appeared first on TechVorm.
 
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    DAILYTUT

  • Best Websites and Resources to Learn Ethical Hacking

    Robin C
    31 Mar 2015 | 6:57 am
    Hacking means Innovating and in Computers, Hacking always misunderstood as stealing other people passwords, facebook accounts and gmail passwords. Breaking into some one’s computer is not hacking, and it falls under the category Cracking and Crime. When you learn hacking, you will be able to protect yourself from Spying, Identity Theft and get better Privacy on Internet. Most of us understand the importance of security and learning about hacking, only after being victimized for Data Theft, Identity Theft, Email Hacking or some hacker’s spy on all activity without our knowledge.
  • Internet Safety Tips from Google Employee for Protecting your Privacy and Data

    Robin C
    29 Mar 2015 | 10:00 pm
    Google is everywhere, and collects user data for analytics and research purposes. Its not just google which collects your data, your Internet behavior, Computer activity and more. Your ISP keeps a track of your Activity and there are high chances that third party software providers and hackers also spy on various data of random users or targeted users most of the time. Google’s Information Security Engineers have recently spoke to Business Insider magazine about Best Internet Security Practices to prevent being hacked and avoid web services and hackers spy on users privacy and data. It…
  • How to Embed Facebook Videos on Blogs and Websites?

    Robin C
    27 Mar 2015 | 3:27 am
    Facebook has recently rolled out one of the most wanted feature that allows bloggers to embed facebook videos on blogs and websites. Facebook always wanted a huge piece of Video Streaming Website shares and facebook users enjoy watching videos shared to their facebook timeline. Youtube the popular video streaming website started to feel the competition since 2014 from facebook. If you are running a facebook page, then you will notice there is a dedicated tab that displays all the videos you have uploaded and shared to your fans. Facebook Videos have become main stream for the past few months…
  • Best 4K Video Converter Softwares for Mac and Windows

    Robin C
    26 Mar 2015 | 6:47 am
    Video Converters are always helpful in converting our favorite music videos, movies, videos downloaded from Internet and videos available in CDs, DVDs and Blu ray Discs. 4K Videos started to take on 1080p HD market since the beginning of 2014 and leading manufacturers like LG, Samsung, Sharp are releasing 4k TVs at affordable budget range. We have listed some of the Best 4k Ultra HD TV monitors for Mac and Gaming recently which you may want to check out. We hand picked few best video converter software for you that allows you to convert 4K videos to HD videos, convert 4K Videos to SD Videos…
  • Auslogics Boostspeed 7 Review and Coupon Code

    Robin C
    25 Mar 2015 | 8:11 am
    Is your Windows PC Loading too slow? Internet is very slow, even though you have high speed broadband connection? Frequent Hangs and Windows System Slow Down affecting your Work and Business? Well, don’t be worried any more. Auslogics Boostspeed 7 comes to the rescue with power packed tweaks and system utilities to keep your Windows 7 and Windows 8 PCs performance top notch. Auslogics Boostspeed 7 has got lot of improvement over previous versions and compatible with Windows XP to Windows 8, 8.1 versions. Before downloading auslogics boostspeed 7 this review will definitely help you…
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    Firstain

  • Myths About Project Management Busted By Hard Facts (Infographic)

    Karan Israni
    23 Mar 2015 | 11:46 pm
    Infographic brought to you by Wrike - Online collaborative workspace
  • How To: Optimize Your Drug Rehab Facility for Apple Watch

    Karan Israni
    20 Mar 2015 | 8:17 am
    With the brand new Apple Watch set to release at the end of April, more and more mobile users will find themselves relying more than ever on Apple’s voice command function, Siri. Searching on the go is going to be easier than ever for the average user. Siri focuses heavily on local searches – so if … Continue reading How To: Optimize Your Drug Rehab Facility for Apple Watch
  • 4 Online Tools to Pump Up a Tech Resume

    Karan Israni
    16 Mar 2015 | 8:56 am
    While many jobs are becoming obsolete, according to Bill Snyder on InfoWorld, there is no end in site for the boom in technology related jobs. With business being increasingly reliant on the Internet, big data, and e-commerce--and entire new markets being created by mobile device and applications--there's an increased demand for qualified tech workers. A … Continue reading 4 Online Tools to Pump Up a Tech Resume
  • Tech for Medical Assistants

    Karan Israni
    2 Mar 2015 | 5:00 am
    The ever-growing medical field relies heavily on technology to operate. Technology helps in every aspect from scheduling appointments and tracking provider schedules to viewing lab results taken in a hospital while in a doctor’s office. Medical assistants must utilize these technologies to do their jobs. Technology will make the medical assistant’s role, as well as … Continue reading Tech for Medical Assistants
  • Creative Impact: Understanding Where Technology and Design Intersect

    Karan Israni
    2 Mar 2015 | 4:53 am
    There is a tendency for people to separate ‘creative’ and ‘technological’ into very different mental spaces, but with the types of technology that are currently blossoming, that border is rapidly disappearing. Logical thought processes are now being given a pathway into creative endeavors, and creative people are being shows ways to improve their technical skills … Continue reading Creative Impact: Understanding Where Technology and Design Intersect
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    The Recruitment Alliance

  • How to Build a Strong and Credible Recruitment Brand Notes from the #RecHangout

    admin
    10 Mar 2015 | 1:52 am
    This month’s google+ hangout was discussing “How to build a strong and credible recruitment brand” and it was one of our most interesting hangouts yet. Our guests were * Russell Amerasekera – Personal Branding Expert at Epiphany. * Paul Sharpe – Marketing and Sales Director at niche recruitment business, InterQuest Group PLC. * Clair Bush – Marketing Director at recruitment technology business, Broadbean. * Felix Wetzel – Advisor and consultant for HRTech companies such as Maj.io and Talenetic. Formerly at Jobrapido, Evenbase and JobSite. Our host, Alan Whitford, keep…
  • IT Job Board Market Report 2015

    admin
    3 Mar 2015 | 2:43 am
    The IT Job Board surveyed over 900 UK tech professionals to create a comprehensive IT Job Market Report containing salary insight, market expectations on future remuneration, mobility, social media and more. We hope you find this report useful. See the FULL report HERE Download for January report HERE
  • What if Recruiters can improve an Organisation’s Culture?

    admin
    2 Mar 2015 | 8:55 am
    Do you know how much power you have? Speaking at a conference recently in Edinburgh, it became clear in the breakout sessions that many internal recruitment teams do the job they’re asked. You might say that’s good isn’t it? And indeed there’s nothing wrong in doing a good job. But, with further discussions it appeared a few recruiters have more of a role than many colleagues in the same business have acknowledged. Namely the choice of the right candidate(s) can influence an organisation’s culture without many even knowing it. Is that a real change, or a change of emphasis? Here’s…
  • How to Hire Great Salespeople without the Trauma!

    admin
    27 Feb 2015 | 1:44 am
    For many businesses, finding the right sales staff is one of the most difficult aspects of building a successful sales team, they just don’t know how to hire great salespeople. In my travels as a sales motivational speaker, the refrain, “If only I could find the right people for my business” is common. It seems that even with years of experience and huge business success, many sales directors and business owners feel that locating, assessing and hiring top salespeople is a difficult task. Indeed, it has more than once been described to me as similar to pinning the tail on the…
  • How to use Facebook as a free search tool

    admin
    26 Feb 2015 | 8:44 am
    Shane McCusker of Intelligence Software demonstrates a new free tool to search Facebook. This was inspired by the work of Balazs Paroczay @theBalazs and a blog he wrote on the structure of the Facebooks Graph Search. This tool provides a simple way of performing very complex searches and it is possible to search Facebook in ways that are not possible using the normal search interface. This free tool could potentially be used by recruiters to search for candidates, using a specific search string. For example, a candidate working for a particular company within a certain geographical area. See…
 
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    Future of Privacy

  • Jules Talks Consumer Privacy and Location-Based Services

    jjerome
    31 Mar 2015 | 1:17 pm
    In a recent episode of Comcast Newsmakers, Jules discussed the many new ways that data about your location is being used — such as navigation or helping you connect with friends. He addressed what can you do to protect the privacy of that data? A conversation with Jules Polonetsky, Executive Director and Co-Chair of the Future […]
  • When Opting Out Isn’t the Answer…

    Brenda Leong
    19 Mar 2015 | 12:16 pm
    Opting-out, whether for testing or other activities, is getting a lot of press in the Education world right now.  Jules and I recently wrote for EdSurge on this topic…when it is, or isn’t, the right policy decision. The bottom line? “Opt-out rights should be an opportunity for parents to decline uses of data that truly […]
  • Comparing the Data Broker Bill to the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights

    jjerome
    16 Mar 2015 | 1:38 pm
    Considering the privacy concerns raised by data brokers, we thought it would be useful to compare how data brokers are treated under Senator Edward Markey’s recent data broker bill, which has considerable support from privacy and consumer advocates (as well as Senators Blumenthal, Franken, and Whitehouse), and under the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights. The different receptions […]
  • FPF Senior Fellow Peter Swire Receives Privacy Leadership Award

    jjerome
    12 Mar 2015 | 8:15 am
    The Future of Privacy Forum congratulates our Senior Fellow, Peter Swire, on receiving the 2015 Privacy Leadership Award from the International Association of Privacy Professionals. Peter has worked with FPF since 2010 on a wide range of privacy and cyber-security issues, such as encryption, Big Data, and many more. His current work with FPF includes […]
  • White House Consumer Privacy Bill Starts an Important Conversation

    jjerome
    27 Feb 2015 | 1:46 pm
    This afternoon the White House released a discussion draft of its Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act. Jules Polonetsky and Chris Wolf issued the following response: Today’s release of the text of Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights demonstrates the U.S.’s continuing commitment to advance privacy protection for consumers. Although the current system of FTC enforcement actions […]
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    The Hiltmon

  • The Perfect Keyboard(s) (for Me)

    Hilton Lipschitz
    8 Mar 2015 | 11:14 am
    I’m not a keyboard snob. But I love using my current keyboards now. Background: I was very happy with the Apple “chicklet” style keyboards and even wrote about it in Not the Clicky Keyboard. There I declared that clicky keyboards were not for me. I was wrong. But I did not know it at the time. A while back, my boss went on a buying bender and purchased a whole bunch of different keyboards, including the DAS and some Microsoft ones. I tried them out too. Neither of us liked any of them, so he returned them all. As a joke, I ordered the CODE keyboard to show that I could buy…
  • One-Key Format Presets in Scrivener

    Hilton Lipschitz
    7 Mar 2015 | 2:37 pm
    I am writing a lot of business documents in Scrivener, and even though it’s the wrong way to do it, I use Scrivener’s format presets (think paragraph styles) to quickly format headings, bulleted lists and paragraphs in each sub-document. This way I minimize post-processing (and the business format is intentionally boring so I do not need any fancy layouts). But it’s a hassle to have to take my hands off the keyboard to click through the Format / Apply Formatting / Apply Preset menu tree or hit the tiny format preset dropdown ¶a to set the current paragraph style. What I…
  • Merge Asana Projects Into OmniFocus (Updated)

    Hilton Lipschitz
    1 Mar 2015 | 3:18 pm
    A long long time ago in a galaxy far far away, I wrote a script to import Asana tasks into Omnifocus. If you ran it again, it would update the tasks in OmniFocus. See Merge Asana Projects Into OmniFocus. I recently updated the script to work a smidge better with Asana and Omnifocus 2. The main changes are: Date formats can be changed (for those of us not in the USA) The Non-Project tasks now load Setup First, follow the instructions from the original post to set up Omnifocus and get your API keys. Download the updated script from https://gist.github.com/hiltmon/d1f79e95dd11252ce6ca. Open it…
  • Seeing the Bigger Picture

    Hilton Lipschitz
    31 Jan 2015 | 7:23 am
    It is quite astounding to me that an astonishing amount of work is done and code written without any knowledge, view or understanding of the bigger picture. And yet no-one seems to have taken the time to consider just how remarkably ridiculous this common situation is. How can people be expected to perform at their best and create the best products when they have no clue as to what the big picture or goal is? And yet that seems to be the norm. I started thinking more about this topic yesterday when discussing the work our Quantitative Analysts were doing with them. They were keenly focussed…
  • Eliminating Google Analytics Referral Spam

    Hilton Lipschitz
    18 Jan 2015 | 7:42 am
    It seems that the Google Analytics use of a public tracking code was a mistake. Anyone can use your tracking code on their site, which adds to your traffic, or they can create ghost visits and spam referrals by hammering Google Analytics with your code while never visiting your site. Oh, and the codes are easy to guess, so they do not even need to know about your site. In most cases, this is perfectly harmless (IMHO) as only Google Analytics data is affected and your reports look funny. Your ad stats, if not Google, remain the same as they are independent. The only reason I am talking about…
 
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    The App Times | RSS Feed

  • MiniTool Partition Wizard 9 Review

    Adeline Gear
    31 Mar 2015 | 12:53 am
    Partitioning a physical hard drive into multiple volumes is done for a good number of reasons.You may want to improve the overall performance of your PC, install more than one operating system, or manage computer maintenance tasks – activities that will effectively solve a number of computer-related problems. Windows PCs come with a built in […] The post MiniTool Partition Wizard 9 Review appeared first on The App Times.
  • Dialer App for Android That Reveals Complete Caller Info at a Swipe: Truedialer

    Adeline Gear
    29 Mar 2015 | 10:25 pm
    There are plenty of Android apps in Google Play that offer unbelievable customization options for your device, but there are very few apps that transform the way you search your contacts and connect with them. TrueCaller's dialer app TrueDialer hopes to do just that by offering complete contact management support through easy customizations. We take […] The post Dialer App for Android That Reveals Complete Caller Info at a Swipe: Truedialer appeared first on The App Times.
  • Change Android Keypad Settings to Display Number Row

    Adeline Gear
    27 Mar 2015 | 9:02 pm
    The keyboard that comes default with an Android device isn’t the most convenient one to use. It becomes especially more difficult if you have to input passwords that involve numbers, alphabets, and symbols. Long pressing the different keys and switching between the various rows can quickly become a major irritant.  Having a dedicated number row […] The post Change Android Keypad Settings to Display Number Row appeared first on The App Times.
  • Curate the Best Twitter News Feeds from Friends with Nuzzel

    Adeline Gear
    27 Mar 2015 | 3:34 am
    The sun never sets in Twitter land. There is a constant, unending stream of conversations flowing every second of the day/night that you simply cannot keep up with it. In fact, you’re guaranteed to miss many of the best stories from your friends and followers even if you stay tuned to the channel 24x7. If […] The post Curate the Best Twitter News Feeds from Friends with Nuzzel appeared first on The App Times.
  • TuneMiser Shows if Amazon or iTunes is Selling Cheaper Digital Music

    Adeline Gear
    25 Mar 2015 | 2:36 am
    Gone are the days when music had to be bought in physical stores. With the entry of iTunes, Amazon and other solutions, music has become a medium that is easily transferable online. That’s not all; digital music downloads are instantaneous, cheaper, and we no longer have to pay for songs we don’t want to listen […] The post TuneMiser Shows if Amazon or iTunes is Selling Cheaper Digital Music appeared first on The App Times.
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  • Nikon's new mirrorless camera is the company's most appealing yet

    Sam Byford
    1 Apr 2015 | 9:01 pm
    Nikon has announced the J5, the latest entry in its idiosyncratic 1 series of mirrorless cameras. And, from the looks of things, it might be the most broadly appealing offering in the line to date — Nikon has added some sensible features and design tweaks while giving the package a more reasonable price. Continue reading…
  • This is the official music video for Kendrick Lamar's King Kunta

    Casey Newton
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:13 pm
    Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly has all the markings of a classic, and now it has its first official music video. (Not counting a different version of "i".) "King Kunta," directed by Canadian filmmaker Director X, is a love letter to Lamar's native Compton, CA. Surrounded by friends, Lamar raps through the record's closest thing to a feel-good track in a variety of locations around the city. He dances at the Compton Fashion Center, in a parking lot, and at a convenience store, and the mood is one of total celebration. Continue reading…
  • This is Nintendo's best Amiibo yet

    Andrew Webster
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:16 pm
    Nintendo's Amiibo initiative — which introduces plastic toys into the world of video games — has been very successful so far. But an upcoming figure is so adorable it might give even Link a run for his money. To coincide with the release of Yoshi's Woolly World on the Wii U later this year, Nintendo will be releasing a special Yoshi Amiibo that's actually made of yarn, just like its in-game counterpart. It's painfully cute, and comes with an added benefit: when you scan it into the game, a second Yoshi will appear to assist your playthrough. Yoshi's Woolly World is expected to launch…
  • An Attack on Titan game is coming to the Nintendo 3DS

    Andrew Webster
    1 Apr 2015 | 4:00 pm
    Get ready to fight huge, people-hungry giants on your handheld — a video game adaptation of manga Attack on Titan is headed to the Nintendo 3DS this May. Called Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains, the new game is headed to both North America and Europe. The third-person action game will feature both a single-player campaign where you fight off towering giants, and a co-op mode for up to four players. And for those with the New Nintendo 3DS XL, it will support the new C-stick for camera control. The game is actually a localized version of an adaptation already available in Japan, subtitled…
  • Mario Kart 8 is getting even faster with new 200cc mode

    Andrew Webster
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:54 pm
    The best Mario Kart will soon be the fastest, as well. Nintendo has announced an upcoming update that adds a new, faster mode to the Wii U racer. Traditionally Mario Kart games offer three classes for racing, 50cc, 100cc, and 150cc. But the new update adds the fastest mode yet with a 200cc mode. It will be available as a free update on April 23rd, and should help make the craziest game in the series — which already includes features like anti-gravity race tracks — even crazier. Good luck on Rainbow Road. Continue reading…
 
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  • MicroApple: Apple and Microsoft announce merger

    Ryan
    1 Apr 2015 | 2:28 am
    Historic rivals, Microsoft and Apple, have announced they are planning to merge later this year. Their first project is to move all employees to a new space-based orb in order to offer services "from the space" rather than "from the cloud" like other common firms with less money. One of the first new services to be offered will be 'Office Death Ray 365' to annihilate your competition no matter what day of the year (except leap years.) It appears the two companies have been planning the merger since at least April 2006 when Steve Jobs announced Apple’s new…
  • Talking Sense: Be sensible when creating apps for kids

    Ryan
    31 Mar 2015 | 8:41 am
    (Image Credit: iStockPhoto/jackscoldsweat) There's a hoax from last year making the rounds on social networks again which targets the 'Talking Angela' game and claims that a paedophile is able to watch and engage with a child from behind the virtual cat character using the device's camera and prompt children into revealing personal details and behave in questionable ways.  Although this was proven to be untrue after an investigation by internet security experts Sophos, there are no technical limitations to prevent this without raising…
  • Apple’s reported purchase and shuttering of FoundationDB angers developer community

    James
    26 Mar 2015 | 5:54 pm
    Picture credit: Flickr/macwagen Apple’s reported acquisition of database provider FoundationDB, only to then shut it down, has caused outrage among developers. A quick look at the FoundationDB community page gives the following update: “Thank you for your support of FoundationDB over the last five years. We’re grateful to have shared our vision of building the best database software and we strongly value your participation in this community. We have made the decision to evolve our company mission and, as of today, we will no longer offer downloads.” Note the ambiguous…
  • Analysing gaming analytics on mobile platforms

    ricknotsodelgado
    24 Mar 2015 | 5:53 pm
    (c)iStock.com/marvinh We’ve come a long way since the days of Atari. We now have dedicated gaming platforms with powerful processors, graphics and internet connectivity. Someone sitting in their living room in Des Moines, Iowa can be playing against gamers in Canada, England and South Africa. The overwhelming popularity of video games has created an industry valued at more than 90 billion dollars. That’s a lot of money, and it isn’t just the big developers like Electronic Arts or Ubisoft contributing to this number. There are thousands of smaller developers and new designers…
  • Opinion: In the interest of public security…

    Andrew.Hull
    24 Mar 2015 | 7:30 am
    (Image Credit: iStockPhoto/Bliznetsov) It seems that in the aftermath of almost every major catastrophe comes a reaction from government to increase measures to enhance public security. The atrocities of 9/11 resulted in security measures ranging from increased airport checking procedures, to face recognition devices, from random searches of internet content by intelligence officers, to the use of wiretaps and the ability to intercept and read e-mail. Many of these organisations would choose to cease their services to UK users as opposed to complying Fast forward almost a decade and a half…
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  • The rise of the data scientist: How it makes analytics a business driver

    David.Akka
    1 Apr 2015 | 3:12 am
    (c)iStock.com/H-Gall I love technology because of the ways in which it changes society, and one of the first manifestations of that is new jobs: today, I’d like to look at the rise of the data scientist. I’ve previously discussed the ways in which traditional Business Intelligence tools that rely on reactive data warehouses and analysis cubes are being supplanted by nimble, real-time analytics tools that don’t need such complex, expensive tools. Great, real-time business information is becoming available to everyone, but to make the most of it you need a human…
  • Mobile messaging market remains immature but varies by region, according to report

    James
    30 Mar 2015 | 4:58 pm
    (c)iStock.com/kickimages The mobile messaging market remains immature for enterprises, but maturity differs by region with the US in front, according to a study from OpenMarket. The research, conducted by IDC in December 2014, surveyed 600 technology decision makers in global 2000 enterprises in the US, UK, and major markets in Europe and Asia. OpenMarket has released additional findings to the research Enterprise AppsTech initially reported back in February, which found 62% of businesses have more than one mobile messaging platform in use. The latest findings show the US is more mature than…
  • Microsoft adds MDM functionality to Office 365 in mobile, freemium play

    James
    30 Mar 2015 | 4:58 pm
    Picture credit: officevideos/YouTube Microsoft has announced the roll out of built-in mobile device management (MDM) support to Office 365, having previously announced the capability at TechEd Europe in October. “Today, we are pleased to offer the general availability of MDM capabilities for Office 365,” wrote Shobhit Sahay, Office 365 technical product manager in a company blog post. “With MDM for Office 365, you can manage access to Office 365 data across a diverse range of phones and tablets, including iOS, Android and Windows Phone devices.” In October Microsoft…
  • The five reasons why enterprise mobile apps fail

    tylim
    29 Mar 2015 | 4:52 pm
    (c)iStock.com/jj_voodoo 50% of enterprise mobile apps will need to be completely rewritten or replaced in two years. With the odds of success being no better than a coin-toss, it’s imperative that enterprises are taking the right steps to mobilise their business applications. The process is complex, error-laden, and resource-rich.  Having spoken to hundreds of companies and hearing their horror stories, here are the 5 reasons why enterprise mobile apps fail. 1) Building mobile apps like enterprise web apps Enterprise applications work only one way - after logging in, you have to…
  • More concerns arise over DDoS threats facing enterprises and service providers

    James
    26 Mar 2015 | 5:54 pm
    (c)iStock.com/daoleduc According to data released by distributed denial of service (DDoS) security provider Black Lotus, average packet volume for DDoS attacks increased 340% and average bit volume shot up 245% in the final quarter of 2014. The attacks, which appeared in the Black Lotus Q4 2014 Threat Report, were described by Shawn Marck, co-founder and chief security officer at Black Lotus, as “smokescreens for other underhanded activity.” The largest attack drew 41.1 gigabits per second in bit vo