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  • Surveillance vs. security systems: There’s a big difference

    Tech Page One
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:30 am
    As surveillance systems become more ubiquitous, there are questions we must ask about our personal security. Credit: Forbes/Wikipedia With membership limited to 100 property owners, the McCormick Mile Beach Club located in Ocean Ridge, Florida, is arguably the tiny seaside town’s most exclusive private club. My family is one of the lucky few members. Known for decades as the little pink house at the Boynton Beach Inlet, it’s looking better than ever today. Freshly painted slate blue with white trim, the clubhouse has undergone a majestic makeover unprecedented in its history. The…
  • Google's Gmail App Is Ready To Start Managing Your Other Email Accounts

    Selena Larson
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:47 am
    At least on Android, for now.
  • How it Happened and What it Was Like to Spend Two Hours with Steve Wozniak, Founder of Apple

    Mobile and Social Media
    8 Sep 2014 | 12:07 am
    By: Hillel Fuld (@Hilzfuld) Many years ago (ok, not that many but 5 years in virtual land is a lot!), I decided I was going to interview people who inspire me. Since then, I have been doing so as often as I can. Here are all my superstar interviews. When I first decided to try to reach these people, I set my goals quite high and even made myself laugh at the thought of ever accomplishing the goal of meeting and/or interviewing the Woz. Well, it took me all those years but then a few months back, I managed to land my Woz interview. That is old news though, so why am I telling you this? Well,…
  • Microsoft Offers Cloud Device to Battle Google and Amazon

    Cade Metz
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:08 pm
    Microsoft will soon offer a hardware appliance that will let businesses run something akin to its Azure cloud computing service inside their own data centers. At a press event in San Francisco on Monday, Scott Guthrie, who oversees Microsoft’s cloud business, said the appliance is based on hardware from Texas-based computer-server-seller Dell, and that it […] The post Microsoft Offers Cloud Device to Battle Google and Amazon appeared first on WIRED.
  • IBM pays Globalfoundries $1.5B to take over chip group; earnings miss; shares plunge

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    20 Oct 2014 | 10:41 am
    IBM will make payments to privately held chipmaker Globalfoundries over three years totalling $1.5 billion, but it will take a $4.7 billion charge in the third quarter. Big Blue also released its earnings report, which fell short of Wall Street expectations. Shares quickly fell 8 percent.
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  • Modscape builds an off-the-grid modular cabin for rural Australia

    Bridget Borgobello
    19 Oct 2014 | 11:33 pm
    Modscape, the Melbourne based architectural studio responsible for the Cliff House concept, has created a modern off-the-grid home that took twelve weeks to complete. Located on the southern banks of the Murray River, in Victoria, Australia, the Tintaldra home is a single-module cabin that was prefabricated in Melbourne before being transported to its rural location. .. Continue Reading Modscape builds an off-the-grid modular cabin for rural Australia Section: Architecture Tags: Australia, Home, Micro-House, Modular, Off-grid, Prefabricated Related Articles: Modscape's concept home is a real…
  • Video review: Yamaha's MT-09 (FZ-09) puts the fun right where you want it

    Loz Blain
    19 Oct 2014 | 10:13 pm
    It's taken me about nine years, but I finally understand what Yamaha's going on about with its "torque sports" MT range. After spending a couple of weeks with the MT-09 (or FZ-09 as it's known in America), I'm convinced. Not only is Yamaha on the right track, but the MT-09 is the kind of machine that could cause a mini-revolution in the motorcycle market. Lightweight, super cheap and blessed with one of the best new engines we've seen in years, the MT is barrel-of-monkeys level fun in just about any real-world riding context. And boy did we have fun putting this video together!.. Continue…
  • 3D printing enables customized knee replacement surgery

    Nick Lavars
    19 Oct 2014 | 9:23 pm
    In today's installment of "How 3D Printing is Changing Healthcare Forever," a Massachusetts-based medical device company is forging new ground in knee replacement surgery. A combination of CT imaging, modeling software and 3D printing technology is enabling ConforMIS to offer implants tailored specifically to each patient. The development could help avoid complications that often follow the procedure, such as pain arising from instability of the joint. .. Continue Reading 3D printing enables customized knee replacement surgery Section: Medical Tags: 3D Printing, Implant, Surgery Related…
  • Audi RS 7 concept completes hot lap at Hockenheim sans driver

    Darren Quick
    19 Oct 2014 | 9:06 pm
    Audi has delivered on its promise to send a driverless Audi RS 7 around the Hockenheim Grand Prix track at racing speeds. Although those who tried to view the live stream yesterday were left wanting after the servers crashed, the RS 7 piloted driving concept completed a Hockenheimring lap in just over two minutes. .. Continue Reading Audi RS 7 concept completes hot lap at Hockenheim sans driver Section: Automotive Tags: Audi, Autonomous Vehicles Related Articles: Driverless Audi RS7 to lap Hockenheim GP circuit Audi gets California's first autonomous driving permit Audi gets Nevada's second…
  • Chevrolet previews performance concepts ahead of SEMA

    Scott Collie
    19 Oct 2014 | 6:09 pm
    Chevrolet has revealed a set of SEMA showcars designed to highlight the range of personalization options available for new-car buyers. The SEMA specials range from a hotted-up Sonic hatchback to a blacked-out Chevy Impala. .. Continue Reading Chevrolet previews performance concepts ahead of SEMA Section: Automotive Tags: Chevrolet, Concept Cars, SEMA 2014 Related Articles: Chevy shows off a preview of what's to come at SEMA Chevy announces pricing and release window for 2014 Impala Chevrolet announces 2014 Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel Chevrolet releases details on the Spark EV Hyundai Veloster…
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  • New Dr. Who Game Teaches Kids to Code

    Robert McMillan
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:00 pm
    The Doctor Who is facing a new challenge: teaching your nine-year-old how to code. No, it may not be as daunting as a Cybermen invasion. But for you kid, it could be as fun as it is educational. On Wednesday, the BBC will launch a game called “The Doctor and the Dalek.” Designed by Dr. […] The post New Dr. Who Game Teaches Kids to Code appeared first on WIRED.
  • As Online Viewing Soars, Internet TV Will Soon Be the Only TV

    Marcus Wohlsen
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:00 pm
    More people are watching TV online than ever—a lot more. Viewers may not be cutting the cable cord altogether, but growth in the number who want to watch TV over a different set of pipes is surging, according to a new report from Adobe. If anyone was still wondering why HBO and CBS plan to […] The post As Online Viewing Soars, Internet TV Will Soon Be the Only TV appeared first on WIRED.
  • IBM Stock Plummets as Company Abandons Chip Business

    Klint Finley
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:58 pm
    IBM’s stock price is on the decline, after the company agreed to pay GlobalFoundries $1.5 billion to take on its ailing chipmaking business and abandoned its controversial “2015 Roadmap” to deliver $20 earnings per share by next year. News of the GlobalFoundries deal arrived on Sunday, via Bloomberg, and IBM CEO Ginni Rommety confirmed the […] The post IBM Stock Plummets as Company Abandons Chip Business appeared first on WIRED.
  • Microsoft Offers Cloud Device to Battle Google and Amazon

    Cade Metz
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:08 pm
    Microsoft will soon offer a hardware appliance that will let businesses run something akin to its Azure cloud computing service inside their own data centers. At a press event in San Francisco on Monday, Scott Guthrie, who oversees Microsoft’s cloud business, said the appliance is based on hardware from Texas-based computer-server-seller Dell, and that it […] The post Microsoft Offers Cloud Device to Battle Google and Amazon appeared first on WIRED.
  • How to Stop Apple From Snooping on Your OS X Yosemite Searches

    Andy Greenberg
    20 Oct 2014 | 11:26 am
    Apple's latest operating system OS X Yosemite pushes the limits of data collection tolerance: its desktop search tool Spotlight uploads your search terms in real time to Apple's remote servers, by default. Fortunately for Apple's angry users, however, this is one privacy invasion that's easy to cut short. The post How to Stop Apple From Snooping on Your OS X Yosemite Searches appeared first on WIRED.
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  • Temporary Palaces

    20 Oct 2014 | 9:36 pm
    Out here on the margins of Black Rock City, the surface you tread is softer and less trampled down, and each footstep sends clouds of dust into the air. And if you walk too close to a certain inviting, bright blue, dock-shaped structure, a shadowy figure in a raincoat and bucket hat will hum softly at you: here, fishy, fishy.
  • The Real Cyborgs

    20 Oct 2014 | 8:57 pm
    Forget wearable tech. The pioneers of our “post-human” future are implanting technology in to their bodies and brains. Should we stop them or join them?
  • Why iOS Updates Take Up So Much Space

    20 Oct 2014 | 7:45 pm
    Why is iOS update 75MB but requires 1.5GB to install?
  • Billy Joel, Thirty-Three Hit Wonder

    20 Oct 2014 | 7:45 pm
    Joel hasn’t released an album of new pop material since 1993. “I look back at the guy who was the recording artist, this Billy Joel guy, and I think, Who the fuck was that guy?”
  • How Gun Ranges Poison Workers And Shooters

    20 Oct 2014 | 7:45 pm
    Lead poisoning is a major threat at America’s shooting ranges, perpetuated by owners who’ve repeatedly violated laws even after workers have fallen painfully ill.
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  • 7 ingredients of a natural leader

    Kate Rinsema
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:55 pm
    You know those people you can't help but follow, the ones who people say were born to lead? Just because you haven't earned that honor yet doesn't mean there isn't hope, but the traits of a natural leader as outlined by Carolyn Gregoire at Huffington Post may surprise you, though we have to admit, she paints a picture of the kind of person we'd like to follow.
  • Wikipedia’s wacky deleted titles list

    Kate Rinsema
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:33 pm
    There's a little bit of everything in the Wild West that is the Internet, and nowhere is that more apparent than on the Wikipedia page devoted to wacky deleted titles.
  • Wonderful underwater illusions without special effects [video]

    Kate Rinsema
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:42 pm
    Need something a little magical right about now? Then take a few minutes to wonder at the work of The Ocean Brothers, winners of the World ShootOut 2014 festival, and no wonder; is that guy walking on water?!
  • How to attack your to-do list with a vengeance

    Kate Rinsema
    20 Oct 2014 | 2:37 pm
    Generally, the most vicious thing we do to a to-do list is rip it into shreds because the sheer length is too much for a rational mind to contemplate knowing there are only twenty-four hours in a day. All that is about to change for the better thanks to these tips on how to battle those endless obligations and come out on top for once.
  • A look into the venture capital industry [infographic]

    Kate Rinsema
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:13 pm
    If there are two phrases that get an entrepreneur's adrenaline pumping, they're "venture capitalists" and "angel investors," so this infographic all about this industry is guaranteed to give those small businesses with big dreams a rush.
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    Tech Page One

  • Big data for social good: 5 ways to a higher purpose

    20 Oct 2014 | 1:30 pm
    Big data offers huge opportunity. We often discuss its many benefits to businesses, but it can also be used to dramatically improve the lives of millions of people. What if we knew when crops would be affected by bad climate? What if we could stop people becoming homeless? Imagine being able to map the possible causes of death in a war. If only we knew when trouble was on the way. Humanitarian organizations and non-profits have struggled for the lack of availability of big-data analytic resources to help them with society’s problems. But we’ve reached a day where this isn’t mere theory.
  • Hadoop platform, apps represent $1 trillion opportunity

    20 Oct 2014 | 11:30 am
    Hadoop and apps associated with it could take the industry by storm. Credit: Thinkstock NEW YORK CITY – Over the past few years, Hadoop and big data have exploded onto the tech landscape, garnering attention on par with cloud and mobile. But that may all be about to change, says Mike Olson, co-founder, chairman and chief strategy officer of Hadoop distribution vendor Cloudera. “I think that this year we’re going to see Hadoop disappear,” Olson said in his opening keynote at the O’Reilly Strata Conference + Hadoop World here in New York City’s Jacob K. Javits…
  • Surveillance vs. security systems: There’s a big difference

    20 Oct 2014 | 9:30 am
    As surveillance systems become more ubiquitous, there are questions we must ask about our personal security. Credit: Forbes/Wikipedia With membership limited to 100 property owners, the McCormick Mile Beach Club located in Ocean Ridge, Florida, is arguably the tiny seaside town’s most exclusive private club. My family is one of the lucky few members. Known for decades as the little pink house at the Boynton Beach Inlet, it’s looking better than ever today. Freshly painted slate blue with white trim, the clubhouse has undergone a majestic makeover unprecedented in its history. The…
  • ClassWallet offers classroom money management

    Norman Rozenberg
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am
    ClassWallet’s primary purpose is to simplify the complex process of money management. Credit: Getty Images School districts across the nation are doing their best with what little cash they have to provide students with a meaningful education. Given widespread budgetary deficits and diminished federal funding, teachers have to be frugal and practical in the ways they handle class money. But sometimes it’s difficult for teachers to keep track of class trip costs, new supplies and other expenses, especially when they have to worry about a classroom full of some 20 children eight hours…
  • Cloud makes economic sense, especially in limited doses

    20 Oct 2014 | 7:30 am
    An organization with highly variable computing needs may find it more advantageous to subscribe to cloud services, author Jon Weinman says. Credit: Getty Images Lately, there has been some talk that suggests that public cloud services eventually cost organizations more than on-premises systems or private clouds. A recent report in exploreB2B observes how a number of startups shifted to in-house data centers when public cloud services no longer were capable of meeting their growing requirements. One company cited, MemSQL, estimated that Amazon Web Services would have cost about $900,000 over…
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  • gothscreenshots: Time can’t be replaced because it’s...

    20 Oct 2014 | 5:01 pm
    gothscreenshots: Time can’t be replaced because it’s invisible. Deep.
  • Microsoft’s Strange Quest for the Topological Qubit

    20 Oct 2014 | 9:53 am
    Microsoft’s Strange Quest for the Topological Qubit: Tom Simonite on recent moves in the race to quantum computing: It’s as if qubit technology is in a superposition between changing the world and decohering into nothing more than a series of obscure research papers. That’s the kind of imponderable that people working on quantum technology have to handle every day. But with a payoff so big, who can blame them for taking a whack at it? So who is taking the latest whack?: It would be more than just awkward if Willett beat Microsoft to proving that the idea it has championed can work. For…
  • Was fun to hang with my old TechCrunch mates (See what I did...

    20 Oct 2014 | 3:45 am
    Was fun to hang with my old TechCrunch mates (See what I did there? Very British) at Disrupt in London today. As well as to help introduce my new Google Ventures mates to the world.
  • "It’s the even year. I think that’s what it is."

    18 Oct 2014 | 10:53 am
    “It’s the even year. I think that’s what it is.” - Buster Posey, the San Francisco Giants catcher, explaining the team’s improbable World Series run. I’m also starting to think there’s something to this notion. It’s like the *Star Trek* run where where only the even numbered ones were good.
  • After watching Gruber's fascinating speech at XOXO, I wonder why don't you consider going full time blogging on your own like he did, so you can maybe write more and focus on what you what?

    17 Oct 2014 | 9:03 am
    Two roads diverged in a yellow wood… I obviously thought about that in the past, but I chose to take my career in a different direction. And honestly, I could not be happier with my choice.  That said, I always wish I could find more time to write. And I keep trying to come up with ways to “get back into it” — but it’s honestly hard when you have another full time job. But I won’t give up. I’ll get to a good place from a writing perspective again eventually. I just need more time :)
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  • A Look At Orion's Launch Abort System

    20 Oct 2014 | 8:40 pm
    An anonymous reader writes: With the construction of Orion, NASA's new manned spacecraft, comes the creation of a new Launch Abort System — the part of the vehicle that will get future astronauts back to Earth safely if there's a problem at launch. The Planetary Society's Jason Davis describes it: "When Orion reaches the apex of its abort flight, it is allowed to make its 180-degree flip. The capsule of astronauts, who have already realized they will not go to space today, experience a brief moment of weightlessness before the capsule starts falling back to Earth, heat shield down. The…
  • 32 Cities Want To Challenge Big Telecom, Build Their Own Gigabit Networks

    20 Oct 2014 | 7:26 pm
    Jason Koebler writes: More than two dozen cities in 19 states announced today that they're sick of big telecom skipping them over for internet infrastructure upgrades and would like to build gigabit fiber networks themselves and help other cities follow their lead. The Next Century Cities coalition, which includes a couple cities that already have gigabit fiber internet for their residents, was devised to help communities who want to build their own broadband networks navigate logistical and legal challenges to doing so.Read more of this story at Slashdot.
  • Rumor: Lenovo In Talks To Buy BlackBerry

    20 Oct 2014 | 5:31 pm
    BarbaraHudson writes: The CBC, the Financial Post, and The Toronto Sun are all reporting a possible sale of BlackBerry to Lenovo. From the Sun: "BlackBerry shares rose more than 3% on Monday after a news website said Chinese computer maker Lenovo Group might offer to buy the Canadian technology company. Rumors of a Lenovo bid for BlackBerry have swirled many times over the last two years. Senior Lenovo executives at different times have indicated an interest in BlackBerry as a means to strengthen their own handset business. The speculation reached a crescendo in the fall of 2013, when…
  • Which Android Devices Sacrifice Battery-Life For Performance?

    20 Oct 2014 | 4:50 pm
    MojoKid writes: A couple of weeks ago, Futuremark began handing out copies of PCMark for Android to members of the press, in an effort to get its leaderboards filled while the finishing touches were being put on the app. That might give you pause in that the results, generated today, are not going to be entirely accurate when the final version comes out, but that's not the case. Futuremark has encouraged publication of results generated with the benchmark. What makes PCMark for Android useful benchmark is that it not only tests for performance, but also for battery-life and performance…
  • China Staging a Nationwide Attack On iCloud and Microsoft Accounts

    20 Oct 2014 | 4:08 pm
    New submitter DemonOnIce writes: According to The Verge and an original report from the site that monitor's China's Great Firewall activity, China is conducting a large-scale attack on iCloud and Microsoft accounts using its government firewall software. Chinese users may be facing an unpleasant surprise as they are directed to a dummy site designed to look like an Apple login page (or a Microsoft one, as appropriate).Read more of this story at Slashdot.
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    Tech.pinions - Perspective, Insight, Analysis

  • Lt. Uhura. Dr. Mae Jemison. Melinda Gates. Onward.

    Brian S Hall
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:11 am
    Mae Jemison turned 58 last Friday. Jemison was the first African American woman to travel into space. As a child, one of her influences was Star Trek’s Lieutenant Uhura. I hope some one, some day writes the definitive piece on all the girls inspired by this popular television character.   Role models are vital. They help clear the path, guide our future and quite possibly change the world. But where do they come from?  Many look toward Silicon Valley, land of the smart, home of the super-rich. This strikes me as a rather limiting vision. The next Lt. Uhura is not likely to be…
  • iPads: The Bad, The Good And The Takeaway

    John Kirk
    19 Oct 2014 | 6:26 am
    Tablets, in general, and iPads, in particular, seem to be getting a bad rap nowadays. So I thought I’d take a look at both the bad and the good, and see if that provided us with any meaningful takeaways. 1) The Bad 1.1) The Tablet Market is slowing. 1.2) The iPad Market is slowing. 1.3) The iPad rate of growth is plummeting. 1.4) The iPad is losing share. 1.5) The Doomsday articles are everywhere. –The Diminished iPad, by Ben Thompson –Apple’s New iPads Will Be A Hard Sell, by Marketwatch –Apple, Needing A Jolt With New iPads, Plays It Safe Instead, by Cnet…
  • Tech.pinions Podcast: Apple iPads, iMac Retina, Apple Pay

    Bob O'Donnell
    18 Oct 2014 | 10:14 am
    Welcome to the weekly Tech.pinions podcast. This week Bob O’Donnell, Ben Bajarin, Jan Dawson and Carolina Milanesi chat about Apple’s recent event, discussing the new iPads, the iMac with the 5K retina display and Apple Pay. Click here to subscribe in iTunes. If you happen to use a podcast aggregator or want to add it to iTunes manually the feed to our podcast is:
  • My Apple vs. Samsung Conspiracy Theory

    Ben Bajarin
    17 Oct 2014 | 1:39 pm
    The Samsung issues we are seeing has me thinking about something. It’s a conspiracy theory with zero evidence but something that strategically intrigues me. Tim Cook said in a recent interview with Charlie Rose that Apple could have made a bigger iPhone years ago. So the question is, why didn’t they? The writing was on… This content is for Insider Monthly and Insider Yearly members only. Visit the site and log in/register to read.
  • The Apple Announcement and the Future of Modesty

    Steve Wildstrom
    17 Oct 2014 | 1:38 pm
    Apple’s latest product announcements were improvements to existing iPads and iMacs. This, not surprisingly, caused mild disappointment among those who had no reason to expect more but somehow felt they’d be surprised anyway. The fact is, modesty is the reasonable move to expect from Apple. And that can be fine for Apple’s business. The latest announcements included thinner iPads, upgraded iMacs, including a new Retina Display model, and the new Yosemite version of OS X unveiled at the World Wide Developers’ Conference in June. A bigger iPad may still be on the way but…
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  • China Accused Of Attacking Apple iCloud

    Thomas Claburn
    20 Oct 2014 | 11:48 am
    Media freedom group claims Apple's iCloud is being subject to a man-in-the-middle attack by China's censorship apparatus.
  • Helsinki Incubator Shows Value Of Physical Space

    Dennis Mitzner
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:30 am
    Helsinki Think Company, a new initiative that offers meeting space for entrepreneurial-minded students, proves that nurturing tech startups is not a virtual exercise.
  • IBM Sells Chip Business, Losses Continue

    Doug Henschen
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:12 am
    IBM pays GlobalFoundries $1.5 billion to take over chip-manufacturing unit. Revenues and profits from continuing operations slide.
  • Cloud ROI: 6 Takeaways To Consider

    Jonathan Feldman
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:06 am
    From cloud brokering to talent management, these conclusions will keep cloud decisions focused on business needs.
  • Apple Pay: Where To Use It

    Eric Zeman
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:31 am
    Apple launches mobile payment service. Here's what you need to know.
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  • Toshiba Chromebook 2 Update Brings New Design and 1080p

    Kevin Purcell
    19 Oct 2014 | 8:27 am
    Toshiba Chromebook 2 Update Brings New Design and 1080p is a post by Kevin Purcell from Toshiba showed off a pair of new Chromebooks recently that come with an attractive new chiseled... This is a summary. Please visit for the full article.
  • Lenovo Y40 Review: A Solid, Svelte Gaming Laptop

    Travis Pope
    18 Oct 2014 | 11:55 am
    Lenovo Y40 Review: A Solid, Svelte Gaming Laptop is a post by Travis Pope from It’s been said by many that there has never been a better time to purchase a computer running... This is a summary. Please visit for the full article.
  • Epson Expression Premium XP-820 Small-in-One Prints Everything Well

    Kevin Purcell
    18 Oct 2014 | 8:52 am
    Epson Expression Premium XP-820 Small-in-One Prints Everything Well is a post by Kevin Purcell from The Epson Expression Premium XP-820 Small-in-One multifunction printer prints,... This is a summary. Please visit for the full article.
  • Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 11e Chromebook Review: Great Rugged Chromebook

    Kevin Purcell
    5 Sep 2014 | 1:35 pm
    Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 11e Chromebook Review: Great Rugged Chromebook is a post by Kevin Purcell from As Chromebooks become more popular among schools, a rugged and yet still... This is a summary. Please visit for the full article.
  • Lenovo N20p Chromebook Review: Touch on a Nice 11-inch Design

    Kevin Purcell
    4 Sep 2014 | 1:31 pm
    Lenovo N20p Chromebook Review: Touch on a Nice 11-inch Design is a post by Kevin Purcell from The Lenovo N20p Chromebook lets users get their hands — or, more specifically,... This is a summary. Please visit for the full article.
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    19 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    While Microsoft has focused on touch screen laptops, an Apple VP told CNET News that Apple has no plans to offer laptops with touch even though touch is featured on its iPad tablets. The story is today's TECH TALK. (Magid, self-ID)

    17 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am
    As expected Apple introduced a thinner and faster iPad but Tech Talk questions whether many people are likely to want to upgrade. CBS News and CNET Technologies Analyst Larry Magid has today's Tech Talk. (self id)

    16 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am
    Google has a new Android operating system and new devices including a 6-inch smartphone. And, like previous versions of Android, it has a very sweet name. CBS News and CNET Technologies Analyst Larry Magid has today's Tech Talk. (self id)

    14 Oct 2014 | 10:00 pm
    In the wake of news about a 3rd party app reportedly leaking its members private photos, Snapchat is warning users to stay away from such apps that work with their service. CBS News and CNET Technologies Analyst Larry Magid has today's Tech Talk. (self id)

    13 Oct 2014 | 10:00 pm
    As an experiment, Google is offering a free video doctor's visit to a small number of users who search for ailments. CBS News technology analyst Larry Magid has details in today's "Tech Talk." (Magid, self-ID)
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  • GrabTaxi Raises $65 million To Increase The Competition With Uber In Southeast Asia

    Jon Russell
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
     You’d be forgiven for thinking that the taxi app war is exclusively a US phenomenon, such is the fierce battle between Uber and Lyft, but similar rivalries are actually ongoing across other parts of the world. The battle is heating up in Southeast Asia today, after GrabTaxi — a Malaysia-headquarted company that is active in six countries — announced a $65 million… Read More
  • Sources: Yahoo In Talks To Buy Video Ad Platform BrightRoll For Around $700M

    Ingrid Lunden,Sarah Buhr
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:53 pm
     Yahoo has been building up its video and video advertising content, and we have heard that it may make another key acquisition in the area to further raise its game. The company is in talks to acquire BrightRoll, the cross-platform digital video advertising service. TechCrunch has heard that term sheets have been signed, and that the price, if the deal is completed, could be anywhere from… Read More
  • Mirantis Scores $100M To Continue Quest To Be Enterprise OpenStack Leader

    Ron Miller
    20 Oct 2014 | 4:15 pm
     Mirantis jumped on the OpenStack bandwagon a few years ago when most companies had never heard of it, and it has ridden the wave as the project has grown increasingly popular with each passing year. Today, the company announced $100M in Series B funding to continue its quest to be the leader in enterprise OpenStack, a chunk of change that should help it keep marching forward. It’s… Read More
  • And The TechCrunch Disrupt Europe Finalists Are Crate, Disease Diagnostic Group, Oscult And PhotoMath

    Alexia Tsotsis,Matthew Panzarino
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:18 pm
     Over 1,500 people have walked through door at this year’s TechCrunch Disrupt Europe conference in London. We had everyone from Elvis impersonators to people dressed up as chickens participate, as one does at a tech conference. Highlights included watching our boss Tim Armstrong chat with Josh Constine about the high growth future of Aol, and what he learned after the mistake of firing… Read More
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook Addresses The iPad’s Continued Lack Of Sales Growth

    Darrell Etherington
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:03 pm
     During today’s earnings call for Apple’s fiscal Q4 2014, CEO Tim Cook took time to address the iPad’s performance at length. Cook referred to a lot of the general kinds of negative feeling around iPad performance circulating around media and analysts, and brought up his own perspective on the product category. “I take a step back on iPad,” he said. “I know… Read More
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  • An Interview with Martin Bryant, Editor in Chief of The Next Web about Journalism, Print, and Wearables

    12 Oct 2014 | 11:20 pm
    By: Hillel Fuld (@Hilzfuld) There are many tech blogs out there. Way too many. For us tech addicts, that means too much daily reading. But then there are the ones that stand out. The tech blogs that consistently put out top-notch work and do it without the need for stupid blogger politics, or an ego the size of south america. Of course that last part, the lack an ego that makes it difficult to work with them, really limits the bunch to a very few selected blogs. The Next Web is at the top of that list. The Next Web has been at the top of my daily reading list for what seems like forever. I…
  • How it Happened and What it Was Like to Spend Two Hours with Steve Wozniak, Founder of Apple

    8 Sep 2014 | 12:07 am
    By: Hillel Fuld (@Hilzfuld) Many years ago (ok, not that many but 5 years in virtual land is a lot!), I decided I was going to interview people who inspire me. Since then, I have been doing so as often as I can. Here are all my superstar interviews. When I first decided to try to reach these people, I set my goals quite high and even made myself laugh at the thought of ever accomplishing the goal of meeting and/or interviewing the Woz. Well, it took me all those years but then a few months back, I managed to land my Woz interview. That is old news though, so why am I telling you this? Well,…
  • How and Why to Interview Superstars with Twitter and Google+

    10 Aug 2014 | 10:03 pm
    By: Hillel Fuld As you might have noticed, I have been posting interviews with some of the shakers of the Web and tech industries. This is something I started doing a while back. While these interviews have been a great experience for me to learn from some of the biggest names out there, the main advantage has been the relationships I have created. I love the fact that I can DM Alyssa Milano or joke around with Robert Scoble. I have spoken to Mike McCue on the phone (he is just as nice as online), and I am always learning from Chris Pirillo. Why am I telling you this? Because, as awesome as…
  • An Interview with the Legendary Damian Burns, Google’s Director of Global Strategic Partnerships

    25 Jul 2014 | 12:15 am
    By: Hillel Fuld (@hilzfuld) As you might have noticed, I like to interview people. Really important people. I literally made myself a list of individuals that I would one day, somehow, hope to have the privilege to interview. Some of them were a little out there. You know, people like the actress Alyssa Milano (remember Who’s the Boss? Good times.), Om Malik, the father of tech journalism, and even Steve Wozniak who founded this small company called Apple with his buddy Steve Jobs in their garage. I set myself some pretty high goals and so far, so good. Alyssa Milano One of the people…
  • iPhone 6: Say Goodbye to Cracked Screens, Scratched Displays, or Color Distortion of Any Kind

    8 Jul 2014 | 11:21 pm
    By: Hillel Fuld (@hilzfuld) Listen up, folks. I am not a big fan of product leaks or Apple rumors. I mean, we all know that prior to every big Apple launch of any kind, the rumor mill goes into high gear. How often are those rumors accurate? Not very often… But then there are some sources that you just know are reliable. Marques Brownlee is one such source. And this video of the iPhone 6 display is obviously legit so can we just put that behind us and discuss the topic at hand? Great. According to many sources, the iPhone will introduce the first display on a mobile phone made out of…
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  • 10 Snappy Life Lessons From 'The Addams Family'

    Jacqui Devaney
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:30 pm
    When you think of TV families, you may conjure up the Brady Bunch or the Jetsons. But, for many of us growing up in either the 1960s or the 1990s, we look to a different, less nuclear family: the Addams. Sure, they may be creepy, kooky, mysterious, spooky and all together ooky, but they are still a family with normal problems, even if they may whip out a crystal ball to solve them. From a trip to summer camp to a new baby, the Addams have experience with relationship dynamics See also: 10 Real-Life Haunted Locations Across the U.S. Here's a few words of advice straight from the clan Read…
  • Apple Pay: The Real-World Test

    Pete Pachal
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:02 pm
    It's finally here: Apple Pay arrived on Monday as part of iOS 8.1, which turns the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus into mobile payment machines. Just install the update, add a credit card to Passbook, and you're good to start buying stuff with your iPhone. See also: How to Use Apple Pay: What You Need to Know At least that's the theory, but is it really that convenient? We decided to check out how Apple Pay works in the real world by adding cards from various banks and using it at a few retailers and services in New York City. The result: it's definitely more convenient than a credit card, but…
  • Fashion Legend Oscar de la Renta Is Dead at 82

    Kate Sommers-Dawes
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:26 pm
    Oscar de la Renta, a fixture in American fashion who designed evening wear for first ladies and Hollywood starlets alike, has died. He was 82 years old. De la Renta had been battling cancer for the last 10 years and finally succumbed to the disease on Monday, his wife, Annette de la Renta, confirmed to the New York Times. See also: George Clooney Marries Amal Alamuddin in Star-Studded Italian Wedding A noted designer since the middle of the century, De la Renta was born in the Dominican Republic in 1932. He moved to Madrid in the '50s to study art and apprenticed there with another fashion…
  • Gerard Parkes, Doc From 'Fraggle Rock,' Dead at 90

    Sandra Gonzalez
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:43 pm
    Gerard Parkes, an actor best known for playing the beloved Doc on Fraggle Rock, died Sunday, according to reports. He was 90 years old Parkes died of natural causes, according to The Canadian Press news, which confirmed the news with his agent. See also: Everyone's Bringing Back Kids Shows — Here Are 5 We'd Reboot Gerard Parkes, best known as "Doc" on 'Fraggle Rock,' died Sunday morning at age 90.Image: The Jim Henson CompanyOn the show Fraggle Rock, which ran from 1983-87, Doc, an inventor, was the sole human character and often seen working in his workshop alongside his dog, Sprocket…
  • Gmail's New Android App to Support Yahoo, Outlook, Report Says

    Karissa Bell
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:26 pm
    Gmail may be soon be a lot better at managing your email The Android version of the app will be updated in the coming weeks with support for Outlook, Yahoo and other types of non-Gmail email accounts, according to a report from Android Police. See also: The 5 Best Email Apps for Power Users The update, expected to coincide with the launch of upgraded operating system Android Lollipop, will allow users to sync non-Gmail accounts with the app for the first time, according to a video Android Police says is from the upcoming app. The video shows users accessing multiple types of email accounts,…
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  • Apple May Want To Protect Your Phone Data From Snooping, But It's Snarfing Up Your Local Desktop Searches

    Mike Masnick
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:50 pm
    So, Apple got plenty of kudos from security and privacy folks in deciding to encrypt mobile phone data, but over on the desktop side, apparently the message hasn't quite gotten through. Instead, it appears that the latest Mac operation system has the company automatically sending all of your desktop searches back to Apple. These aren't internet searches, but just what you're searching for locally. The function is part of Spotlight search, which was updated with last week’s launch of new Mac computers and Apple’s latest operating system, Yosemite OS X, which also is available for download…
  • DailyDirt: Moving To Outer Space (Temporarily)

    Michael Ho
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm
    The number of ways to get people into space is at a record low right now, but some projects on the horizon are planning to get more people living in space in the not too distant future. Commercial space ventures are going to be shuttling (or capsule-ing, as the case may be) people to low earth orbit, and some other projects are aiming for more distant journeys. Here are just a few space exploration plans to keep an eye on if you still want to be an astronaut someday. In December, NASA is planning to launch Orion on a Delta IV Heavy rocket as a test for its next generation manned space vehicle…
  • Washington DC Metro Police Also Have A Stingray And Have Been Using It To Do Normal Police Work

    Tim Cushing
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:59 pm
    The facts are in, thanks to Vice Media and Jason Leopold. Washington, DC police have a Stingray cell tower spoofer and have been using it for several years. The Metropolitan Police Department was an early adopter, but moving too fast cost it about five years of use. Back in 2003, the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) in Washington, DC was awarded a $260,000 grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to purchase surveillance technology called Stingray — a contraption the size of a suitcase that simulates a cell phone tower and intercepts mobile phone calls and text messages.
  • 'Scorpion' Walter O'Brien Finally Tries To Respond To Inconsistencies In His Many Claims

    Mike Masnick
    20 Oct 2014 | 2:54 pm
    I really thought we were done writing about Walter O'Brien -- the claimed "inspiration" for the TV show Scorpion. We already wrote two separate posts detailing the questionable, unbelievable or obviously false claims that he has made recently. And we did another post calling out the "professional journalists" who simply repeated his claims without any skepticism. And, once again (since this comes up every time), I have absolutely no problem with CBS making whatever TV show they want. The problem I have is with O'Brien using the obviously bogus claims to try to build a business on false…
  • Dispute Over Legal Hackers Mark Highlights Why Descriptive Phrases Aren't Valid Trademarks

    Timothy Geigner
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:38 pm
    Not all things can be trademarked, and one of the most common reasons a term, word, or phrase is refused protection is if it is purely descriptive. The stock examples of this make sense to us inuitively: a company couldn't trademark "Black Computers" as part of their business, since the term is neither unique nor does it do anything besides simply describing the product. But I think real-world examples of this sort of thing drive the point home even more. Via the wonderful Five Useful Articles newsletter (a comedic newsletter about intellectual property that you should subscribe to), we learn…
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    The Register

  • STONER SHEEP get the MUNCHIES after feasting on £4k worth of cannabis plants

    Team Register
    19 Oct 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Baaaaaa! Fanny's Farm's woolly flock is high, maaaaaan A flock of sheep that are about to meet their maker at the abattoir got high on cannabis plants worth £4,000, after the drugs were ditched in a Surrey field.…
  • ICT ministers mark out net-regulation patch ahead of ITU plenipot

    Richard Chirgwin
    19 Oct 2014 | 9:02 pm
    Busan Declaration looks like a statement of intent The ITU has kicked off three weeks of wrangling over the future of the Internet – the 2014 Plenipotentiary – with a ministerial statement that's likely to spark concerns about the direction of the coming summit.…
  • WAITER! There's a Flappy Bird in my Lollipop!

    Simon Sharwood
    19 Oct 2014 | 7:45 pm
    New Android release includes frustrating, derivative, Easter Egg Google's practice of leaving Easter Eggs in Android appears to have continued, with a chap spotting a Flappy Bird clone in the new version 5.0, aka Lollipop, release.…
  • FIRST standards to clean up messy CERTs

    Darren Pauli
    19 Oct 2014 | 6:29 pm
    Sharing is caring, but not for Blighty The global gathering of incident responders FIRST is spearheading a global standards effort to reform and unify the operations of government and large enterprise computer emergency response teams (CERTs).…
  • NBN Co adds 'burbs to copper map, claims 'speed up' rollout

    Richard Chirgwin
    19 Oct 2014 | 5:36 pm
    140 lucky locations won't get fibre NBN Co has re-designated 140 suburbs from fibre-to-the-premises to fibre-to-the-node, a move it says will deliver high-speed connections to the target locations earlier than would otherwise have been a case.…
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    Digital Trends

  • Hands on: Apple Pay is even slicker than your snakeskin wallet, brah

    Malarie Gokey
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:15 pm
    Apple Pay aims to disrupt the mobile payments space with its easy-to-use interface and long list of partners. Just how well does it work, though? We go hands on. The post Hands on: Apple Pay is even slicker than your snakeskin wallet, brah appeared first on Digital Trends.
  • 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat: 204 mph for $64,990

    Stephen Edelstein
    20 Oct 2014 | 4:45 pm
    With a 707-horsepower HEMI V8 and four doors for $64,990, the 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat could be one of the biggest performance bargains around. How many other sedans can hit 204 mph for under $100k? The post 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat: 204 mph for $64,990 appeared first on Digital Trends.
  • Strengthen the bond of Sony camera lenses with this replacement mount

    Les Shu
    20 Oct 2014 | 4:09 pm
    Some Sony camera owners have reported loose connections in their E-mount cameras with heavier lenses and third-party lenses. The Tough E-mount from Fotodiox is an accessory that strengthens that connection. The post Strengthen the bond of Sony camera lenses with this replacement mount appeared first on Digital Trends.
  • Spoiler Alert! Brush up your fake, blood-soaked history with this Borderlands timeline

    Will Fulton
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:54 pm
    With Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel now out to fill in the gap between Borderlands and Borderlands 2, Gearbox has shared this spoilerific breakdown of the series' events so far. The post Spoiler Alert! Brush up your fake, blood-soaked history with this Borderlands timeline appeared first on Digital Trends.
  • Hang with Napoleon, Robespierre, and other famous French-folk in Assassin’s Creed Unity

    Will Fulton
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:52 pm
    The latest trailer for Assassin's Creed Unity's 11/11 release introduces some of the actors behind the characters you will encounter on your journey through revolutionary France. The post Hang with Napoleon, Robespierre, and other famous French-folk in Assassin’s Creed Unity appeared first on Digital Trends.
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  • XTERRA Point Mugu 18K Trail Race Report – 2014

    12 Oct 2014 | 11:19 pm
    After the last two weeks of abnormally hot weather on the Central Coast, things finally cooled down and my running heated up some at the 2014 XTERRA Point Mugu 18K trail race. The race took place today, October 12, 2014, at Point Mugu State Park in Malibu, just a few miles south of Oxnard. It’s been a year and a half since I first started my fitness journey and about a year since running became a big part of that trek. My first trail race was the XTERRA Malibu Creek 22K which was extremely challenging, so much so that I immediately signed up for the Bulldog 25K which pretty…
  • Bulldog 25K at Malibu Creek State Park Race Report

    26 Aug 2014 | 6:49 am
    I completed the Bulldog 25K trail race this past weekend, August 23 2014. This was my longest and only second trail race. After doing the XTERRA Malibu Creek Challenge 22K race in May, I had started eyeing the Bulldog race and immediately started training for it. I took a bit of circuitous route though, doing a series of 5K races including the Father’s Day 5K race and three of the fun “Boogie Nights” 5K races that were held on Wednesday afternoons near Surfer’s Point in Ventura. The other element that I added was some comprehensive trail running. Between May and August…
  • Father’s Day 5K 10K Race Report

    18 Jun 2014 | 12:10 am
    After finishing the XTERRA Malibu Creek 22K race in May, I took some time to pick my next challenge. I finally decided on running my first 5K race, the inaugural Father’s Day 5K 10K Race in Ventura on June 15. This race had a couple of appealing aspects – it had a beach cruiser giveaway and the course happens to be on one of my favorite training routes. I also liked the idea of doing a 5K run to determine my “5K pace” which is helpful for planning workouts. For example, if I’m doing a certain type of interval run I can determine the pace based on an actual 5K…
  • Race Report for XTERRA Malibu Creek Challenge 22K Trail Run

    19 May 2014 | 7:44 am
    I ran the XTERRA Malibu Creek Challenge 22K Trail Run on Saturday and it was hot. The good news was that it wasn’t as hot as it had been all week (high 90’s and low 100’s) but it was still plenty hot in the high 80’s. This was my first of hopefully many trail races and it was a bit of a beast. I decided to do the race about three weeks ago and only had one chance to check out part of the course. I blogged about that experience in my pre-race report. Having never tried to tackle the infamous Bulldog Road portion of the course before, I tried to figure out how tough it…
  • XTERRA Malibu Creek Trail Run Race Preview

    5 May 2014 | 10:47 pm
    This past Sunday I went out for a run/hike at Malibu Creek State Park, next to Calabasas. No I didn’t see Justin Bieber but I did have a fancy Porsche tailgating me as I tried to find the park entrance. I had run into the XTERRA Malibu Creek Trail Run race in a magazine and thought I’d check out the site. Once I got to the Park I found out that parking was $12 and that they didn’t take credit. If you go to a park and have cash on hand, pay it. They need the revenue. I didn’t have it so I parked up across the street. More on this in a bit. If you’re more of a…
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  • How to Break Into a Computer (and Prevent It from Happening to You)

    Whitson Gordon
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:00 pm
    Sometimes you need to get into a computer without knowing the password. Perhaps you've forgotten yours, or perhaps you're up to no good. Either way, it's actually pretty easy to do, provided your victim hasn't taken the necessary precautions. Click one of the links below to find out how to do it on either a Windows PC or a Mac , and how to prevent others from doing the same to you .Read more...
  • The CIA Escape and Evasion Survival Bag

    Thorin Klosowski
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm
    CIA agents to be prepared for everything and sometimes that means surviving on limited resources. Their survival kit is tiny, but includes everything needed to get out of town and live for a while.Read more...
  • Learn About Music Theory with This Easy to Understand Online Book

    Patrick Allan
    20 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm
    If you've always wanted to learn more about song writing and the structure of music, but don't know where to start, this free online book is filled to the brim with pages that make understanding music theory easy.Read more...
  • Prep Your Yard for the Winter Months with Help from This Graphic

    Patrick Allan
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm
    The harsh cold of winter can do a number on your yards if you don't take the proper precautions. This handy graphic has tips for preparing your lawn, trees, shrubs, and garden, so everything comes back bright and healthy next spring.Read more...
  • Rethread a Drawstring with a Safety Pin

    Patrick Allan
    20 Oct 2014 | 2:30 pm
    Losing the drawstring in your sweatpants, hoodie, or gym shorts is frustrating because getting it back in—and all the way through—is a pain. With a safety pin, and a little patience, you can once again ensure that your sweatpants will stay on.Read more...
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  • Watch The Simpsons get animated to look like other famous cartoon shows

    Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:43 pm
    If you ever wondered what characters from The Simpsons would look like if they got animated in the style of South Park or Archer or Adventure Time or various animes or maybe even made to look like minions, well, here you go. On last night's episode, we got to see what The Simpsons would look like as different cartoons.Read more...
  • The Man Who Makes Movie Posters Into Modern Art

    Jordan Kushins
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:20 pm
    Drew Struzan is a movie poster master. If you have seen a film—any film—considered to be a classic in the last three decades or so, chances are good that he painted the art that made you excited to hit the theater. Star Wars! Indy! The Goonies! E.T.! Muppets! Police Academy! All those and lots, lots more.Read more...
  • Swimming in an iceberg is like being inside the Fortress of Solitude

    Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:42 pm
    Swimming inside an iceberg looks amazing because the ice looks like glass and that's crazy, and because it kind of resembles an underwater version of Superman's Fortress of Solitude. Or at least, like a crystal palace. National Geographic shows us how a free diver explores the ice cold waters below.Read more...
  • Unearthing 91-Year-Old Sphinxes From the Buried Ten Commandments Set

    Jordan Kushins
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:28 pm
    Hollywood lore and biblical history have been buried together for almost a century under the coastal sands of California, but archaeologists recently unearthed a massive 15-foot-tall Sphinx built for Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 black-and-white epic The Ten CommandmentsRead more...
  • ​The DualShock 4 Has Become A Pretty Great PC Controller

    Kirk Hamilton on Kotaku, shared by Sean Hollister to Gizmodo
    20 Oct 2014 | 4:30 pm
    If you're using a controller to play a PC game—I know, I know, shhh, it's okay—chances are the on-screen prompts you see will match up with an Xbox controller. But you don't have to use Microsoft's controller with your PC; you've actually got a lot of options, including the PS4's DualShock 4.Read more...
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    Engadget RSS Feed

  • Audi RS 7 proves it needs no driver to go racing

    Mariella Moon
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:12 pm
    Audi's execs must have toasted to their autonomous car's success this weekend, because the self-driving RS 7 has successfully conquered the Hockenheimring racing circuit in Germany. While the company's announcement doesn't get into specifics, it says...
  • Xbox One's next update adds custom backgrounds and Twitter

    Richard Lawler
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:01 pm
    Microsoft only just unleashed its October update for the Xbox One, and now it's talking about what to expect next month. The update will hit consoles for those in the preview test group soon, and adds many features Major Nelson and crew say the...
  • 'Assassin's Creed' and 'Watch Dogs' lead Jade Raymond has left Ubisoft

    Timothy J. Seppala
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:11 pm
    The driving force behind some of Ubisoft's most successful franchises and best moments is no longer with the game maker as of today. Jade Raymond, executive producer on Assassin's Creed II, Watch Dogs and Splinter Cell: Blacklist, has left the...
  • Sorry, theater actors: now robots can play leading roles

    Mariella Moon
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:16 pm
    We've seen robots star in plays before, but the one in a new production of Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis doesn't take on a bit role or even a supporting one: it's the show's lead actor. While we feel bad for struggling theater performers who can...
  • What's on your HDTV: World Series, 'Boardwalk Empire' and Wyatt Cenac

    Richard Lawler
    20 Oct 2014 | 4:32 pm
    This week baseball fans tune into their championship series as two once-unlikely contenders do battle for the crown. If you prefer your drama on stage and screen however, you'll probably be saying goodbye to HBO's Boardwalk Empire this weekend as it...
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    Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News

  • Video: Here’s what it’s like to buy lunch at McDonald’s with Apple Pay

    20 Oct 2014 | 8:15 pm
    With the release of iOS 8.1 on Monday, iPhone users for the first time got to use Apple Pay, the mobile payment platform that’s secured with the help of Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint scanner. A new video posted on YouTube now shows us just what we can expect when we use Apple Pay to buy things in retail outlets — in this case, a meal at McDonald’s. LEARN MORE: Apple unveils Apple Pay, its bold new service to replace your wallet After placing his order, the man in the video places his iPhone 6 up to the mobile payments sensor on top of the McDonald’s credit card machine and has the…
  • Drone captures stunning footage of killer whales

    20 Oct 2014 | 8:11 pm
    For the first time, researchers have used a video camera mounted on a hexacopter to monitor the behaviour of killer whales in the wild.>
  • Every episode of ‘The Simpsons’ is coming to your devices with this new app

    20 Oct 2014 | 7:30 pm
    Remember when FXX played every episode of The Simpsons and we were all held hostage by our television sets? Well, good news: FXX has announced its “Simpsons World” app through FXNOW that will allow you to watch them all over again. The app is named after Matt Groening’s 20th Anniversary book, “Simpsons World,” and FXX has been working hard on the development of it with Gracie Films and The Simpsons producers to create it. It will be available on Tuesday. Here’s a quick breakdown of what the Simpsons World app will feature: Every episode of The Simpsons ever made. Recently aired…
  • Sen. Feinstein urges San Francisco not to pass 'Airbnb law'

    20 Oct 2014 | 7:30 pm
    The California senator pushes for city legislators to reject a law that would legalize short-term rentals and pave the way for apartment-sharing sites.>
  • China-backed hackers may have infiltrated Apple's iCloud: blog

    20 Oct 2014 | 7:00 pm
    BOSTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - Apple Inc's iCloud storage and backup service in China was attacked by hackers trying to steal user credentials, a Chinese web monitoring group said, adding that it believes the country's government is behind the campaign. Using a method called a "man-in-the-middle" (MITM) attack, unknown hackers interposed their own website between users and Apple's iCloud server, intercepting data and potentially gaining access to passwords, iMessages, photos and contacts, wrote in its blog post. Greatfire. ...
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    TechCrunch » Gadgets

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook Addresses The iPad’s Continued Lack Of Sales Growth

    Darrell Etherington
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:03 pm
     During today’s earnings call for Apple’s fiscal Q4 2014, CEO Tim Cook took time to address the iPad’s performance at length. Cook referred to a lot of the general kinds of negative feeling around iPad performance circulating around media and analysts, and brought up his own perspective on the product category. “I take a step back on iPad,” he said. “I know… Read More
  • Apple Sold 39.3M iPhones During The iPhone 6 Launch Quarter, 12.3M iPads And 5.5M Macs

    Darrell Etherington
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:35 pm
     Apple’s earnings for the final quarter of its fiscal 2014 year are out, and boy did they sell a lot of iPhones. The hardware quarter saw 39.3 million iPhones sold, along with 12.3 million iPads and a very respectable 5.5 million Macs, with the fading iPod category bringing up the rear with 2.6 million sales. iPhone growth year-over-year is the most impressive stat here, and it’s… Read More
  • iMac With Retina 5K Display Review: Meet The Best Desktop Computer Available

    Darrell Etherington
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:02 pm
     Apple’s newest iMac has the best display ever on a computing device. Let’s just get that out the way right at the start: You won’t find a better screen anywhere else, period. The 27-inch, 5120×2880 screen has a PPI of 218, or roughly equivalent to that of the MacBook Pro with Retina display, but the specs on paper, while impressive in their own right, can’t convey… Read More
  • What You Need To Know To Get Started With Apple Pay

    Darrell Etherington
    20 Oct 2014 | 11:00 am
     Apple Pay is now available for anyone to use, provided they’ve got all the prerequisites, both for physical stores and for online transactions. But you can’t just walk up to your local brick-and-mortar store and wave your iPhone and walk out with whatever you want – that would be theft. Instead, you’ll need the following to be in place to have a happy Apple Pay… Read More
  • iOS 8.1 With Apple Pay Now Available, Here’s What Else It Brings To Your iPhone And iPad

    Darrell Etherington
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:58 am
     Apple’s iOS 8.1 arrives today, and it brings with it some impressive new abilities. First and foremost, at least in terms of its long-term impact, is probably the introduction of Apple Pay, the new mobile payment solution built into iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, and the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3. But 8.1 also offers the ability to send/receive texts and phone calls from your phone on your… Read More
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  • Yahoo Eyeing BrightRoll Video Ad Platform Acquisition [Rumor]

    Tyler Lee
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:48 pm
    Yahoo has been on a shopping spree as of late. The company has been busy buying up a bunch of different companies and if you a report from TechCrunch is any accurate, it seems that Yahoo might have a new acquisition in the works. According to their report, Yahoo is said to be in talks with video ad platform BrightRoll about a possible acquisition. The terms sheets have reportedly been signed and the deal is said to be worth anywhere between $500 million and $1 billion. The idea is to help Yahoo better compete against Google’s YouTube, especially since BrightRoll’s video ad platform works…
  • New World Of Warcraft Class Video Guides Released

    Tyler Lee
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:47 pm
    If you’re a World of Warcraft player who has recently returned or who are planning on returning to the world of Azeroth for the upcoming Warlords of Draenor expansion, you might be in for quite a shock. This is because of Patch 6.0.2 in which Blizzard has done away with quite a fair amount of skills and abilities from the different classes. This is because Blizzard wanted gamers to focus on the core abilities of their classes and chosen talents, as opposed to having a huge bag of skills to choose from which could end up being a bit confusing for gamers and also possibly redundant as well.
  • Dorothy Wearable Lets You Click Your Heels To Summon A Taxi

    Tyler Lee
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:47 pm
    “There’s no place like home,” or at least that’s what Dorothy believed when she clicked her red heels together while being transported back to Kansas in the Wizard of Oz. Well it looks like fiction has been made a reality, thanks to a wearable created by iStrategyLabs which will fit into a shoe and can be activated simply by clicking our heels together. Dubbed the rather aptly named Dorothy, it will see wearers install an Arduino Bluetooth device called “Ruby” to your shoe, and in order to activate it, well you’ll just have to click your heels three times. So what is the purpose…
  • Self-Driving Audi RS7 Hits Speeds of 149mph

    Tyler Lee
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:13 pm
    It is understandable why some people are a little concerned when it comes to self-driving cars. After all it basically means you’re giving up control of your vehicle and relying completely on hardware and software to function as it was intended, which we have to admit can be a little scary. That being said, if the idea of a normal self-driving car is a little scary, wouldn’t it be a lot more scary if that self-driving car was of the sports variety? Well it looks like the folks at Audi have been pushing the envelope as they have recently taken the wraps off their self-driving Audi RS7 car…
  • Discover In Talks With Apple To Bring Itself Into Apple Pay

    Tyler Lee
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:13 pm
    When it comes to supported credit cards for Apple Pay, MasterCard, Visa, and American Express are supported, but oddly enough Discover was not included in the list. If you’re the owner of a Discover card, fret not because it looks like support for Discover could be added to the list in the future. This is according to a tweet by Discover who responded to a question asking about the lack of support on Apple Pay. According to Discover, they claim that they are currently in discussions with Apple on adding their cards to the supported list of cards by Apple Pay in the future. “We are in…
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  • Gmail app will get Yahoo, Outlook account support

    Seth Fitzgerald
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:58 pm
    Google is updating all of its applications to add support for Material Design, the new design that is being used in Android 5.0 Lollipop. One of the apps that is being updated is Gmail, and it turns out the next version of the mobile email application will have support for Outlook and Yahoo accounts.Continue reading Gmail app will get Yahoo, Outlook account support Related posts: Yahoo prepping up a faster and more socially integrated Yahoo! Mail How To Tuesday: Backup your Gmail account in case of emergency may soon be getting IMAP support The post Gmail app will get Yahoo,…
  • HTC accidentally outs Desire 820 mini… with massive 5-inch display

    Adrian Diaconescu
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:58 pm
    Remember the good old times when Apple proclaimed the iPhone 5’s use of a “bigger” 4-inch panel a “dazzling display of common sense”? When 5 inchers were marketed as tablets? Clearly, a new era is upon us, as hardware manufacturers are now adding the “Mini” suffix to names of devices once considered unwieldy giants. Well, the LG G2 mini, ZTE Nubia Z7 mini or HTC Desire 820 mini are still giants some may find hard to… Continue reading HTC accidentally outs Desire 820 mini… with massive 5-inch display Related posts: HTC accidentally outs low-end, low-cost Desire 310…
  • Hong Kong Diary: Day 1

    Devon Razey
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:36 pm
    Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, China On Oct. 11th, I was 31003 ft in the air, somewhere over Canada, sipping wine and watching in abhorrence as Michael Bay destroyed Beasts Wars for me with the atrocity Transformers: Age of Extinction My diary from that day goes thus: I’m going to gloss over the fact that this is the laziest cinematic writing I’ve ever bared witness to and acknowledge here at the outset that I’m a little tips, nursing a simultaneous hangover. The day has gone about as well as you’d expect it to, given the fact that I’ve been bestowed this…
  • Spotify introduces a family plan for multiple members

    Seth Fitzgerald
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:15 am
    Music streaming service Spotify has launched a family plan that will let multiple people use the service without spending more for individual subscriptions. Spotify Family begins at $14.99 per month for two members, and that already amounts to a $5 per month savings since individual plans cost $10. Other family members can be added to a plan for just $5 per month, thereby increasing the savings.Continue reading Spotify introduces a family plan for multiple members Related posts: Rdio will soon offer Unlimited Family plans Rdio now offers family plans Spotify offering 30-day free trials for…
  • Goodnight sweet princes: Nexus 7 and 10 ‘no longer available for sale’ in Play Store

    Adrian Diaconescu
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:14 am
    It was fun while it lasted, almost magical in fact, but they say all good things must come to an end, and they’re right. Let us bid farewell then to the departed brave Nexus 7 and 10 soldiers in the growingly forceful Android army, welcoming their young, strong, all-guns-blazing subs. Yes, subs, as we reckon Google deems the Nexus 6 phone the replacement for the 2013 Nexus 7 tablet. The N9 clearly targets a very similar audience as the OG N10, so Samsung’s big guy isn’t… Continue reading Goodnight sweet princes: Nexus 7 and 10 ‘no longer available for sale’ in Play Store…
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  • FOSS and the Fear Factor

    Katherine Noyes
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:17 am
    In a world that's been dominated for far too long by the Systemd Inferno, Linux fans will have to be forgiven if they seize perhaps a bit too gleefully upon the scraps of cheerful news that come along on any given day. Of course, for cheerful news, there's never any better place to look than the Reglue effort. Run by longtime Linux advocate and all-around-hero-for-kids Ken Starks, as alert readers may recall, Reglue just last week launched a brand-new fundraising effort on Indiegogo to support its efforts over the coming year.
  • FBI's Comey Argues Against Encryption: Trust Us

    Richard Adhikari
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:44 am
    FBI director James Comey, in a speech last week at the Brookings Institute, reiterated his concerns about encryption built into iOS 8 and Android stymieing law enforcement. "I'm a huge believer in the rule of law, but I also believe that no one in this country should be beyond the law," he said. However, the law has not kept pace with technology, and "we have the legal authority to intercept and access communications information pursuant to a court order -- but we often lack the technical ability to do that," Comey explained.
  • Tablet Wars: The iPad Drifts Toward Mediocrity

    Rob Enderle
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:26 am
    There have been a lot of interesting tablets launched over the last month, but Apple -- the primary driver in this market -- didn't launch one of them. Remember when the first and second iPads came out? They were magical, amazing devices. Fifty percent of the installed base is still generation 1 and 2 iPads. This shows what a great job Steve Jobs did at exciting the market, but it reflects on the fact that Tim Cook can't get people to give them up to buy new ones. Tablet sales growth has dropped, and Apple doesn't dominate the market any more.
  • Gadget Ogling: Apple vs. Google, a Bossy Activity Tracker, and Feeling Your Path

    Kris Holt
    18 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
    Just a month after bumping up the iPhone's size, Apple is back at the table with updated versions of its tablets. There was plenty of focus on the cameras at Apple's presentation, as it tries to promote the tablet as an ideal viewfinder for taking high-quality images, while adding iPhone features like time-lapse and burst mode. However, the new push of iPad photography is just encouraging even more people to look foolish by taking photos with their tablet in public. This is a plague, and Apple is about to make the situation worse.
  • BBC to Preserve Memory of Its 'Forgotten' Articles

    Katherine Noyes
    17 Oct 2014 | 3:45 pm
    The BBC will publish and continually update a list of its published articles that were removed from Google searches under Europe's "right to be forgotten" rule. David Jordan, director of editorial policy and standards for the BBC, announced the move at a public meeting hosted by Google. The decision is a reaction to the European Commission's ruling in May -- affecting all 28 EU member states -- that search engines must remove links to someone's personal information upon request when the links are "inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant."
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    Top Tech News

  • Review: Macs, Mobile Unite with Yosemite System

    20 Oct 2014 | 7:32 am
    If you've upgraded your iPhone or iPad to iOS 8, the new software update for Mac computers will seem familiar. The Yosemite update to Apple's OS X system, available as a free download starting Thursday, adds several features to bring the Mac in line with last month's iOS 8 update for mobile devices. There's also new functionality to make Macs act more like iPhones. Yosemite still has plenty of touches that make a Mac a Mac. But it continues a trend of breaking down barriers between the various devices as people depend more on smartphones and tablets for their everyday computing. SEAMLESS…
  • How To Protect Your Dropbox Account

    20 Oct 2014 | 7:30 am
    With the equivalent of nearly the entire U.S. population using Dropbox around the world and 1 billion files being saved onto the cloud storage service each day, the San Francisco startup has no shortage of reasons to keep data secure. But because people tend to use the same email/password combination across the Internet, a breach at one website means hackers get the keys to a bunch of websites, including Dropbox. Dropbox said Monday that a list of logins were in fact exposed online through some other hack, compromising an untold number of Dropbox accounts. Dropbox users can protect themselves…
  • CBS Launches a Stand-Alone Streaming Service

    20 Oct 2014 | 7:29 am
    The Internet video streaming business suddenly is a lot more crowded -- and messy. CBS became the latest programming giant to launch a subscription service that, for $5.99 a month, will enable viewers to stream live television and access on-demand shows like "NCIS" and "The Good Wife." It follows HBO's groundbreaking announcement that it will offer a stand-alone streaming service next year. This is a win for consumers who are tired of paying hefty cable bills for hundreds of channels, some that they barely watch. The moves by HBO and CBS demonstrate how Hollywood's programming lions are…
  • Snow, Ice and Maybe Profit for Small Businesses

    20 Oct 2014 | 7:28 am
    What do you do in the midst of mountains of snow? If you're like some small business owners you try to profit from it. After last year's rough winter and with forecasts of another snowy season, small business owners want to ensure they can operate through whatever's ahead and, in some cases, capitalize from it. Jeff Oddo isn't waiting for a forecast of snow to order salt. The president of City Wide Maintenance, with 40 offices around the country managing industrial and commercial properties, has contracts to prevent the same bind as last winter. Supplies were depleted long before the season…
  • Review: Music Player Learns Your Tastes Over Time

    19 Oct 2014 | 5:58 pm
    Some things get better with time: wine, jeans and this "smart" music player I've been using on and off for a few months. The idea behind the $399 Aether Cone is that over time, it learns your listening habits and weighs such factors as whether it's a lazy Sunday morning. It then plays what it thinks you're in the mood for. I was skeptical because my music tastes vary depending on how I'm feeling at any particular moment. But I've come to enjoy its sometimes-surprising musical tours. I also appreciate its lightweight simplicity. At 2.9 pounds and not much bigger than half a football, the…
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    Liquidmatrix Security Digest

  • UPnP Devices Used in DDoS Attacks

    Bill Brenner
    15 Oct 2014 | 3:59 am
    Attackers are using Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) devices to launch massive DDoS assaults, Akamai’s Prolexic Security Engineering & Research Team (PLXsert) warned this morning in an advisory. PLXsert estimates that 4.1 million UPnP devices are potentially vulnerable to exploits used for reflection DDoS attacks. That’s about 38 percent of the 11 million devices in use around the world. PLXsert plans to share the list of potentially exploitable devices to members of the security community in an effort to collaborate with cleanup and mitigation efforts. PLXsert said the attack…
  • PLXsert warns of Spike DDoS Toolkit

    Bill Brenner
    24 Sep 2014 | 8:01 am
    Akamai’s Prolexic Security Engineering and Research Team (PLXsert) is tracking the spread of Spike, a new malware toolkit that poses a threat to embedded devices, as well as Linux and Windows systems. Several versions of Spike can communicate and execute commands to infected Windows, desktop Linux and ARM-based devices running the Linux operating system (OS), PLXsert said in an advisory Wednesday morning. From the advisory: Binary payloads from this toolkit are dropped and executed after the successful compromise of targeted devices, which may include PCs, servers, routers, Internet of…
  • Data Breach Victims or Enablers?

    Bill Brenner
    19 Sep 2014 | 8:28 am
    Back in May,  my good friend Eric Cowperthwaite caused a stir with a blog post about security breach victims getting demonized for failing to prevent break-ins. Other industry friends passionately disagreed. My thinking on the matter continues to evolve. But as is usually the case, my thinking takes me to the middle. Companies that suffer a breach — Home Depot and Target have been among this year’s biggest poster children — are victims. They don’t set out to put their customers’ data in danger and they probably thought they were practicing all due diligence…
  • After 9-11, Fear Made Us Stupid

    Bill Brenner
    12 Sep 2014 | 6:31 am
    Included in all the tweets and Facebook postings about the 13th anniversary of 9-11 yesterday was this from friend and co-worker Martin McKeay: Never forget 9/11 and terrorism. But don’t forget how many rights have been taken from us in the name of fighting terrorism. He’s got that right. There’s been plenty of outrage in recent years over the U.S. government running wild, violating our privacy in the name of security. The Bush Administration was rightly criticized over warrantless wiretapping. More recently, the Obama Administration and such government agencies as the NSA…
  • Exposing Gregory Evans: It Can Be Done

    Bill Brenner
    5 Sep 2014 | 6:06 am
    Thanks to the efforts of, we’ve known for years that LIGATT Security and Gregory Evans can’t be trusted. That article includes a long list of examples where Evans has committed plagiarism and threatened those who question his credentials as a hacker. There are court documents on the Internet that add to the evidence. I won’t go into the full summary of misdeeds here, because veteran security professionals have heard and seen it all before. Besides, I can’t do it any better than already has. Despite all we know about Evans, the mainstream…
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  • Would you buy a fridge to keep your makeup fresh?

    Becca Caddy
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:48 am
    What do you think the pink appliance above might be used for? To keep your cupcakes fresh? To keep your candy crunchy? To make sure Hello Kitty’s beverages are always really really chilled? Wrong, wrong, wrong, this is a makeup fridge and apparently they’re totally a massive thing over in Korea. According to Refinery 29, makeup fridges are the must-have beauty accessory over in Korea, but will the trend spread across the globe? Well, if BB cream is anything to go by then the answer is a resounding hell yes, but will us Brits really be willing to store our mascara next to our milk?
  • Want to feel good all day? Breakfast is the answer

    Diane Shipley
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:10 am
    If you want to avoid that mid-afternoon, exhausted, ‘MUST HAVE CHOCOLATE’ slump and feel good all day in general, your best bet is to load up your plate first thing. Researchers from the University of Missouri have found that breakfast is the key to feeling good throughout the day. And just porridge, toast or cereal isn’t going to cut it – you need to add something rich in protein, like eggs, baked beans, or even a protein shake. According to Psych Central, this is more filling, reduces cravings for sweet or fatty foods, and boosts levels of the happiness and confidence hormone…
  • Haters gonna hate: how 5 celebrities deal with Twitter trolls

    Sadie Hale
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:32 am
    The House of Lords will debate this week whether the maximum sentence for online abusers should be raised from six months to two years. Following a string of high-profile cases, this news has been welcomed by many. But even us ordinary folk suffer from so-called ‘trolling’ sometimes – so what are the best ways of dealing with such abuse? Take heed: here are five ways that celebrities have backhanded their haters. 1. James Blunt: retweet them with added witticisms. Although some would say it’s better to ignore rather than indulge the trolls, singer-songwriter James…
  • Going to the theatre increases empathy, apparently

    Diane Shipley
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:12 am
    Whether we’re watching a Shakespearean tragedy or a seasonal morality tale, going to the theatre makes us more empathetic. At least, that’s according to a new study from the University of Arkansas. As Psych Central reports, researchers studied the impact on school students of going to see live productions of Hamlet and A Christmas Carol. They recruited 670 students aged 12-17 and sent some to see the plays while others just read them or watched a film adaptation. Six weeks after the performances, the students were asked to fill in a survey about the plays’ content. Those who had…
  • The week in hashtags: #NeverOK, #StandUp2Cancer, #BringBackOurGirls

    Lauren Bravo
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:04 am
    #NeverOK Exeter University has launched Never Ok, its campaign against sexual harassment. Inspired by Manchester Uni’s We Get It campaign earlier this year, it’s also a response to a recent NUS survey on ‘lad culture’, which found that two thirds of students had heard rape jokes on campus, while 50 per cent of students felt there was a prevailing culture of sexism and harassment at their universities. With an accompanying video starring students, lecturers, rugby players and David Tennant (he was filming nearby – quick, to Exeter everyone!), #NeverOk has quickly…
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  • Flappy Bird found hiding in Android Lollipop

    James O'Malley
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:07 am
    How about this? Hidden in the depths of the next version of Google’s Android operating system is a clone of the wildly popular Flappy Bird. As one developer uncovered, tapping on the version number in the “About” menu in settings, triggered the game: Unlike regular Flappy Bird, the bird has been replaced with an Android robot, and the obstacles with lollipops… and the game runs right-to-left instead of left-to-right. This isn’t the first time an easter egg like this has been found. Remember back in Microsoft Excel 97 when you could play a flight simulator?
  • Spotify introduces family payments

    James O'Malley
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:19 am
    Spotify is to introduce a new “family payments” system that will mean up to four family members can each have essentially their own Spotify Premium account – but with one person paying all of the bills. If you share Spotify with a family member, then you’ll know how frustrating it is when you’re air-drumming away when all of a sudden the music goes dead – just because someone else in the other room wants to listen to something terrible. Spotify Family should stop this: All the bill payer has to do is allocate four other accounts and all will be able to…
  • Is Microsoft getting into wearables?

    James O'Malley
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:30 am
    There have been rumours for a while that Microsoft is working on a smartwatch – but this could merely be the start of a broader push into wearable tech. According to Wareable in addition to a smartwatch, the company is also working on a clip-on camera in the mould of Autographer, which would conceivably record everything you do (or take a photo every few seconds). The company has apparently gone as far as filing designs with America’s Patent Office. Though, of course, this doesn’t always mean that it will end up on shelves – lots of companies will file patents on…
  • Super Smash Bros Wii U is getting a Nintendo Direct this week

    Stuart O'Connor
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:29 am
    Nintendo has announced that it is holding a special Nintendo Direct looking at Super Smash Bros for Wii U later this week. Broadcasting on Thursday, October 23, the Nintendo Direct will detail 50 Must-See Things coming to the WiiU version of Smash Bros. If you want to watch, tune in Thursday at 3pm PDT, 6pm EDT and 11pm BST. The Super Smash Bros. for Wii U: 50 Must-See Things will be streamed from the Nintendo Direct website Smash Bros. for Wii U will be released on November 21 in North America, with other territories following on December 5.
  • Flickr gets an iPad app

    James O'Malley
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:28 am
    Yahoo has announced the arrival of a new Flickr app for iPad, that offers photo tweaking, filters and the ability to browse high-resolution photos. Here’s how the company describes the new app: “This version of the Flickr iOS app is optimised to take full advantage of the larger screen on iPad, while delivering the gorgeous design you expect of Flickr, our powerful camera, and the versatility you need to manage your photos while on the go. On iPad, Flickr can now display images in high resolution by pushing up to 3,000,000 pixels per photo. Flickr members can browse their photo…
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    Gear Live

  • Apple releases iOS 8.1 with Apple Pay, here’s what’s new!

    Andru Edwards
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:51 am
    Apple has released iOS 8.1, and with it comes a slew of new features for users of iOS devices. The biggest addition is Apple Pay, which works with the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 3. Apple Pay allows you to securly store your credit cards in Passbook, and pay for items wirelessly and quickly in stores with your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, and online in apps with any of the supported devices. Apple Pay isn't all that's included in iOS 8.1, though. The return of the Camera Roll and My Photo Stream libraries in the Photos app when not using iCloud Photo Library is…
  • Apple iMac with Retina display now shipping

    Andru Edwards
    17 Oct 2014 | 10:39 am
    Apple has announced the new iMac with Retina display at its iPad event yesterday morning. It sports 14.7 million pixels, giving it a resolution of 5120 x 2880—that’s 5K for those keeping count. It has 7x more pixels than your 1080p HDTV, and even 67% more pixels than the new 4K displays out there. The new Retina iMac starts with a 3.5GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor with two Thunderbolt 2 ports, 4 USB 3.0, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and a standard 1TB Fusion Drive. It also includes 8GB RAM, which is disappointingly low but easily upgraded, and AMD a Radeon R9 graphics chip. The new iMac…
  • Apple Pay launches on October 20th

    Andru Edwards
    16 Oct 2014 | 10:21 am
    During this morning’s Apple iPad Event, the company announced that its game-changing mobile payment service, Apple Pay, will launch on Monday, October 20th. Since being announced during last month’s iPhone event, Apple has signed up an additional 500 banks and financial institutions as well as a multitude of additional retail stores. The service will work with VISA, MAsterCard, and American Express at the start. Apple Pay is compatible with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and will be enabled by the iOS 8.1 update. The service takes advantage of Touch ID and NFC to make mobile…
  • Apple iPad Air 2: Thinner, faster, 8MP camera for $499

    Andru Edwards
    16 Oct 2014 | 9:52 am
    Apple has officially unveiled the iPad Air 2. iPad Air 2 is just 6.1mm thin, making it 18% thinner than the original iPad Air (and that was already 20% thinner then the iPad that preceded it.)  Display components are now laminated together, reducing internal reflection, paired with an anti-reflection coating on the outside that reduced reflection by 56%, making it nicer to use when out and about. The iPad Air 2 is powered by the A8X processor, a 64-bit processor with 3 billion transistors that results in 40% faster CPU and 2.5x faster GPU (that’s 180x faster than the original…
  • Apple to reveal new iPad Air, Retina display iMac, and more this week

    Andru Edwards
    13 Oct 2014 | 2:12 pm
    About a month ago, Apple took the stage at the Flint Center to unveil the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Later this week, the company will hold another special event, then time to reveal this years iPad lineup, and if reports are correct, updated iMacs (including one with a Retina display.) We’ve heard conflicting reports as to whether the iPad mini will see an update at the event, or if that’ll come early next year, but we do know that the iPad Air will get an update that will make it lighter, slimmer, and more powerful. Vietnamese leak site has already showed what’s…
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  • ‡ A Jovian Dream

    Kyle Baxter
    1 Oct 2014 | 10:41 am
    Jupiter beckons in the distance, a small light, the greatest planet of all I stare through the window, timeless, as the light slowly grows larger I wonder what it will be like to see it with my own eyes Swirls of orange and red and brown, a globe so large I can’t comprehend The Jovian moons circling around the greatest planet of all, enraptured, Captured It is growing larger through the window Through the window that separates me from the void, Separates warmth and air and life from emptiness and death This is what we have constructed To ferry us across the great emptiness of space It…
  • Hong Kong’s Challenge to China

    Kyle Baxter
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:02 pm
    After China placed limitations on candidates for Hong Kong’s city leader, Hong Kong erupted in protest. This, of course, presents a large challenge to Xi Jinping and the PRC. Edward Wong and Chris Buckley write for the Times: China’s Communist Party has ample experience extinguishing unrest. For years it has used a deft mix of censorship, arrests, armed force and, increasingly, money, to repress or soften calls for political change. But as he faces massive street demonstrations in Hong Kong pressing for more democracy in the territory, the toolbox of President Xi Jinping of China…
  • ‡ Apple Watch

    Kyle Baxter
    15 Sep 2014 | 8:52 am
    The phone dominates your attention. For nearly every use, the phone has your undivided attention. Browsing the web, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, watching video, reading, messaging—all require focus on a screen that fills your vision, your primary attention, and generally some kind of interaction. Everything else, too, is always a home button or notification-tap away at all times. Is that a shock when the phone is the single gateway to nearly everything? The PC is now for doing work, but the phone is for messaging, taking photos, sharing them, the web, Twitter, Facebook, finding places to…
  • The Successor to Siri and Open Data

    Kyle Baxter
    12 Aug 2014 | 5:43 pm
    The founders of Siri are working on a new service called Viv that can link disparate sources of information together to answer questions: But Kittlaus points out that all of these services are strictly limited. Cheyer elaborates: “Google Now has a huge knowledge graph—you can ask questions like ‘Where was Abraham Lincoln born?’ And it can name the city. You can also say, ‘What is the population?’ of a city and it’ll bring up a chart and answer. But you cannot say, ‘What is the population of the city where Abraham Lincoln was born?’” The system may have the data for both…
  • ‡ I Want to Know

    Kyle Baxter
    8 Aug 2014 | 2:41 pm
    When I was growing up, I was fascinated by space. One of my earliest memories—and I know this is strange—is, when I was four or five years old, trying to grasp the concept of emptiness in space. I imagined the vast emptiness of space between galaxies, nothing but emptiness. I tried to imagine what that meant, but most of all, I tried to imagine what it would look like. That question, what color empty space would be, rolled around my brain the most. I couldn’t shake it. I would be doing something–playing Nintendo, coloring, whatever–and that question would pop into my…
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    Techie Buzz

  • HTC One (M8 Eye) And Desire Eye Launched In India

    Omkar Dutta
    17 Oct 2014 | 3:54 pm
    Along with the Desire 820 and Desire 820q, HTC has also launched the One (M8 Eye) and Desire Eye at an event in Mumbai. HTC One (M8 Eye) comes with a 13 megapixel duo camera, instead of the ultrapixel dual camera found in the company’s flagship smartphone. Apart from that, the specs of both the smartphones are identical. HTC One (M8 Eye) On the other hand, the HTC Desire Eye packs a 13 megapixel rear camera as well as a 13 megapixel front-facing camera. Apart from that, it features a 5.2 inch Full HD display, 2.3 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 4G LTE connectivity and…
  • HTC Launches The Desire 820 And Desire 820q In India

    Omkar Dutta
    17 Oct 2014 | 12:37 pm
    Last month, the Taiwanese smartphone giant announced the successor of the Desire 816 in India. Today, HTC finally launched the Desire 820 and Desire 820q at an event in Mumbai. The Desire 820 packs a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor and 2 GB of RAM, while the Desire 820q comes with a 64-bit quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor and 1 GB of RAM. Apart from that, the specs of both the devices are identical. The main highlight of these smartphones are its 8 megapixel front-facing camera specially designed for selfie lovers. The Photo Booth and Live Makeup feature on this…
  • Microsoft Sets Conference Calendar for 2015: New Enterprise Event Named Microsoft Ignite

    Romit Mehta
    16 Oct 2014 | 2:06 pm
    In July of this year, Microsoft announced that they were combining several of their tech conferences like Microsoft Management Summit and TechEd into one event and making it more broad-focused that each of the combined ones were by themselves. At the time though, they had not named the conference, just simply made a note that it was happening, and that it would be May 4 to May 8 in 2015 in Chicago. On October 16, Microsoft not only announced the event name, but also made available some of the other events coming in 2015 for those interested in Microsoft’s tools and technologies. The new…
  • Apple Announces New iPad Air, iPad mini, iMac, Updated Mac mini, Announces iOS 8.1, Releases Mac OS X Yosemite

    Romit Mehta
    16 Oct 2014 | 12:28 pm
    In an event in Cupertino on October 16, Apple announced a slew of updates to their iPad and Mac lineup. As usual, Apple CEO Tim Cook started off with some tidbits, including the how well-received the iPhone 6 has been, the big deal with Apple Pay (which launches on Monday October 20) with offline and online payments, the reception for Apple Watch, the WatchKit SDK availability in November, and as we know, the launch of Apple Watch in “early 2015″. Biggest iPhone Launch Ever Cook claimed that these are the fastest-selling iPhones in history. In the first 30 days that the iPhones…
  • Nexus 6 is Fantastic, but it’s Not the Smartphone I Want or Need

    Pallab De
    16 Oct 2014 | 10:35 am
    Google launched the Android 5.0 (Lollypop) powered Nexus 6 yesterday. The new Google flagship is manufactured by Motorola and boasts of top of the line specs. Yet, for more than one reason, it’s not quite the device I was expecting from Google. In fact, it’s the most anti-Nexus device yet from Google. Nexus 6 The Nexus line started with the Nexus One released in Jan 2010. Google hoped to revolutionize the US smartphone market with the One. Its ambitious goal of ditching carrier lock-ins and getting people to buy phones online at full price didn’t find many takers. Nexus One was a…
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    OLED Info

  • Graphene to enable simple electrochromic displays?

    19 Oct 2014 | 4:49 am
    An LCD works by selectively blocking light from a backlighting unit (BLU, usually made from LEDs) using a crystal which changes its polarization-filtering when voltage is applied. An electrochromic device is similar in idea but more simple as they can be turned from being transparent to being opaque. These kind of displays haven't been commercialized successfully yet due to fragile materials and material mismatches with the electrodes. But new research at Bilkent University shows that graphene can be used to create such a device that features high percentage optical modulation, optical…
  • New OLED gadget: Garmin Vivosmart

    19 Oct 2014 | 3:33 am
    Garmin's Vivosmart is a smart band that includes a fitness tracker and notification display from your smartphone (iOS and Android). The Vivosmart uses Futaba's flexible (curved) 1.4" 128x16 white PMOLED panel.This device can count your steps, monitor your sleeping and calories burned and also measure the distance you've walked. The band is powered by low-energy bluethooth and can last seven days between charges. It is also waterproof up to 50 meters and is compatible with heart rate monitors and bike speed sensors.The Vivosmart is now shipping for $170 (or $200 bundled with a heart rate…
  • BOE recives a $20 million government grant towards their $1 billion OLED TV 8.5-Gen fab in Hefei

    19 Oct 2014 | 1:55 am
    BOE Display announced that it has been awarded a 124 million RMB (about $20 million) subsidy from the local Chinese government at Hefei Xinzhan towards its Gen-8.5 OLED fab in the area. BOE currently has a Gen-8.5 pilot fab in Hefei, and it seems that this report confirms that BOE Display decided to go ahead and build a real mass production Gen-8.5 OLED fab.BOE's expected total investment in that fab is currently estimated at 6.7 billion RMB - or just over $1 billion. I do not have any information regarding when they expect to start producing panels at that fab. Using their existing pilot…
  • CPI envisions windowless OLED aircraft

    19 Oct 2014 | 1:41 am
    UK's R&D institute, the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), published a nice video showing how OLED technologies can make aircraft safer, more efficient and more entertaining. We're still a long way before this kind of solutions are available...In February 2014, Spike Aerospace announced that instead of conventional windows, it will use curved, super-thin digital displays in their upcoming supersonic business jet, the S-512. The S-512 will be available in 2018, and will reportedly cost $80 million. Spike did not mention OLEDs specifically, but it makes sense that OLEDs will be employed…
  • New OLED gadget: Google Nexus 6

    16 Oct 2014 | 5:07 am
    Google's Nexus 6 (produced by Motorola) is the first phone to run the Android 5.0 Lollipop OS. The Nexus 6 use a large 5.96" 2560 x 1440 AMOLED display. Other features include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 CPU @ 2.7Ghz, a 3220mAh battery, 13-mp camera with OIS and 32GB (or 64GB) of internal storage memory.The Nexus 6 will ship towards the end of October 2014 for $649 unlocked (it will also be available via network carriers later).
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  • More details on TDK's new 8Mb STT-MRAM prototype

    10 Oct 2014 | 11:10 pm
    A few days ago I reported that TDK will show a new STT-MRAM prototype, and now we have some more information and a couple of photos of the new test chip. TDK is showing their first STT-MRAM chip, a 8Mb device, produced on a 8" silicon substrate.  This is the first time TDK exposed their STT-MRAM technology. Those MRAM chips were produced by TDK's Headway Technologies. TDK will not mass poroduce MRAM chips themselves but rather seek a chip-making partner to produce them. But this may take a while: TDK says it could be up to 10 years before the technology matures (earlier reports said TDK…
  • TDK to present a 8-Mbit STT-MRAM prototype, plans to commercialize the technology in 3-5 years

    6 Oct 2014 | 10:15 pm
    According to a report from Japan, TDK Corp is going to present a prototype 8-Mbit STT-MRAM device today at Ceatec Japan 2014. The MRAM was produced on a 8" silicon substrate. Hopefully TDK will give more details on this achievement later today.The report further says that TDK aims to commercialize STT-MRAM chips in 3-5 years.Everspin is already producing 64Mb ST-MRAM chips (announced in 2012, but only ramped-up recently), and they are currently developing a 256-Mbit STT-MRAM chip.Source: Nikkei technology
  • Advances in Non-volatile Memory and Storage Technology

    22 Sep 2014 | 9:43 pm
    This book presents a systematic overview of emerging non-volatile memory technologies. The book discusses recent improvements in flash technologies (such as 3D NAND), phase change memory and resistive random access memory technologies and alternative technologies such as STT-MRAM, ferroelectric and organic memory devices.ASIN:  Advances in Non-volatile Memory and Storage Technology (Woodhead Publishing Series in Electronic and Optical Materials)
  • Faster STT-MRAM via different field-like orientation

    31 Aug 2014 | 4:13 am
    Researchers from the A*STAR institute in Singapore suggest a new design that could make STT-MRAM devices faster. Using a computational model, the researchers tried different designs for the relative orientation of the magnetic fields in both MRAM layers (the 'field-like' term).The strength of the 'field-like' term depends on the device geometry and the materials used. Devices with a strong field-like term has a greater potential to reduce switching times than for devices in which the field-like term is negligible. A better understanding of the field-like term is still needed, but this work…
  • Everspin: 256Mb ST-MRAM chips coming soon

    23 Aug 2014 | 10:48 pm
    Here's an interesting video interview with Joe O'Hare, Everspin's Director of Product Marketing. Joe explains the company's MRAM (and ST-MRAM) tech and business, especially how it relates to enterprise SSD, which seems to be the focus of MRAM applications at the moment:During the interview, Joe updates that everspin is now designing a 256Mb chip, and this will be the next product the company will introduce. Currently their highest-density chip is the 64Mb ST-MRAM chip (announced in 2012, but only ramped-up recently).
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  • The Demo Demon

    Anupam Varghese
    10 Oct 2014 | 12:32 pm
    They say that a demon lurks within every demonstration and its a good friend of Murphy's. Ha! I say...
  • Love Google's Doodle on Indian Election Results Day

    Anupam Varghese
    15 May 2014 | 10:36 pm
  • Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the most corrupt of them all?

    Anupam Varghese
    9 Apr 2014 | 12:53 pm
    "Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who's the most corrupt of them all?"There is this story from the Bible [John 8: 1-11], of a 'condemned' woman, about to be stoned as the 'rules' then required, being brought infront of Jesus. His simple response was to ask anyone from the crowd who had never sinned, to throw the first stone. Each one of the accusers slithered away.I tried to imagine. If this incident had happened in the world we are living in today, not only would she have been stoned by the very people who had 'caught' her, each one of them; her captors would most likely also have been her past…
  • The Fly

    Anupam Varghese
    26 Mar 2014 | 10:21 pm
    There was once a fly, Shown a beautiful sky, Thrown a wonderful pie, O'er joyed! it tried, Flew higher and high, Till the lights drew nigh; Then hit a damn glass ceiling! Tried harder than hell,Cast all the spells,Rang all the bells,But down it fell,Godspeed him well! What could it tell? Kept hitting that damn glass ceiling! No longer a kid,Evolve it did, Diamond claws it hid;The skies now lit, This time it flew, Fast as it could; @###, who removed the damn ceiling?! Moral of the poem is: Always wear a helmet before you fly.
  • Can a facebook post be defamatory?

    Anupam Varghese
    13 Mar 2014 | 11:43 am
    The world wide web represents democratization of news and views. The sheer freedom it provides as an independent platform above and beyond geographic boundaries sometimes makes its users forget that they still need to operate within the limits imposed by the laws of the land they are otherwise governed by.I came across this interesting site published by some Asian School of Cyber Laws. It is an interesting portal which lists out a few dos and donts based on Indian laws. The gist is as follows: "Before posting on Facebook, ask yourself one question - If this comment…
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  • 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,…
  • 12/09/2014 - Starting the quality system from scratch by Howard T Cooper

    9 Dec 2014 | 8:00 am
    Topic: Starting the quality system from scratchDescription of Topic:The opportunity to establish a new quality system from scratch has three potential results. The most rewarding is a cross-functional systems approach that balances quality activities to achieve product performance requirements and meeting internal and external customer requirements (needs & wants). The least desired outcome is a failed quality system that is so dysfunctional that it threatens the organization’s very existence. The final result is a quality system operating between the extremes of the above-described…
  • 11/17/2014 - TJC and CMS Update – The Latest from Executive Briefings

    17 Nov 2014 | 6:00 am
    Description: This webinar will cover what’s new in The Joint Commission’s survey process and requirements.  Includes time for Q&A session at the conclusion of the presentation.Cost: $225Register online: Attendance:  Purchase of webinar series includes access for one phone line and one computer log‐in to the web‐based presentation, but there is no limit to the number of staff at your organization who you can invite to participate and receive continuing nursing education credits. The purchase also includes access to an audio recording of the webinar…
  • 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, 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…
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    Tech Cocktail

  • Monica Lewinsky On Cyberbullying, But We’re All Responsible

    Frank Gruber
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:40 pm
    With the rise of social platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and Whisper, we’ve created more playgrounds for bullies to find and go after their victims. Today in Philadelphia Monica Lewinsky broke a decade of silence to share her latest mission, taking on cyberbullying. She explained during her talk at the Forbes Under 30 Summit: “It takes a lifetime to build a good reputation but you can lose it in a minute.  That’s never been more true than today.” Lewinsky went on to share stories of cyberbullying like that of Rutgers freshman Tyler Clementi who…
  • Experience a Thrilling Drone Ride: FPV Quadcopter Races Through Advanced Course

    Ann Diab
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:31 pm
    Want to feel what it’s like to take a ride on drone? A group of First Person View (FPV) quadcopter enthusiasts in the UK set up an amazing course throughout a series of field, forest, obstacles, and checkpoints to do just that. Using FPV quadcopters, follow these racers and imagine you are a bird, a plane, or really, that you’re an Ewok on a Speeder Bike. What’s your favorite kind of copter?
  • Dating App Whim: Female-Led, 500 Strong

    Ann Diab
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:03 pm
    Many in the world of tech accelerators and incubators know that 500 Startups founder Dave McClure has doubled down on his support for female-led startups. It’s one of the main reasons that the founders of dating app Whim chose to apply for the program. “Dave’s outspoken support of female-led startups and 500’s notoriously disruptive style really aligned with our vision of shaking up the dating space,” say cofounders Katey Nilan and Eve Peters. So when they found out they were approved for 500 Startups, they knew that a full upheaval was in order: leave Silicon…
  • Brazil’s Movile Invests $2M in Mobile Ticketing Startup CinePapaya

    Camila Souza
    20 Oct 2014 | 4:37 pm
    Brazil’s answer to Rocket Internet, Movile, announced that is has invested US $2M Peruvian-based startup, CinePapaya.  The Wayra graduate is a mobile movie ticketing company that has expanded to Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Ecuador and Miami. They offer users searching and buying tickets, with additional features that allow users to find films based on their daily calendar. It was reported that the company will use the funds to expand to new markets, hire new staff, and increase product innovation as part of the Movile network of companies.
  • Paper or Phone Tap? Apple Pay Is Here to Replace Your Wallet

    Camila Souza
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:47 pm
    With Apple’s iOS 8.1 now available to download, what people are really looking forward to is the new Apple Pay service. Now users can easily start adding their credit card information to Passbook, and start paying using their iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus with a simple tap using Touch ID and NFC. It’s that simple and it is bound to replace your traditional plastic credit cards. As reported in the Wall Street Journal, Apple announced that about 500 financial institutions have now signed onto Apple Pay, which means banks are adapting to the mobile-payment system to keep customers.
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    Reuters Video: Technology

  • New organic fertilizer helps reforestation of Monarch Butterflies’ winter retreat

    20 Oct 2014 | 11:41 am
    Using an organic fertilizer, a conservationist from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), leads an award-winning project to reforest the sanctuary of monarch butterflies. Sharon Reich reports.
  • Japanese scientists unveil floating 3D projection

    20 Oct 2014 | 9:19 am
    Scientists in Tokyo have demonstrated what they say is the world's first 3D projection that floats in mid air. A laser that fires a pulse up to a thousand times a second superheats molecules in the air, creating a spark which can be guided to certain points in the air to shape what the human eye perceives as an image. Matthew Stock reports.
  • U.S. Air Force lands robotic X-37B space plane in California

    19 Oct 2014 | 4:26 am
    U.S. military lands its X-37B robotic space plane at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
  • Microneedle patch promises painless pricks

    18 Oct 2014 | 3:36 am
    Researchers at The National University of Singapore have invented a new microneedle patch that could offer a faster and less painful delivery of drugs such as insulin and painkillers.
  • Fall detector for the elderly speeds up emergency alerts

    16 Oct 2014 | 9:26 am
    A wearable device that sets off an alert when it detects a fall has been developed to give elderly people reassurance that emergency services will be contacted instantaneously if they suffer an accident. Called FATE, or FAll DeTector for the Elderly, the device uses technology similar to airbags in cars which are triggered when sudden acceleration is detected. Matthew Stock reports.
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    Softpedia News > Technology & Gadgets

  • Intel Launches Thumb Drive-Sized PC with Windows 8.1

    Softpedia News (Sebastian Pop)
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:06 am
    We've heard of Windows 8.1's ability to install a fully working, bootable version of itself on USB flash drives, but we haven't seen many examples of it, so Intel has decided to provide one. To be fair, anyone who owns a copy of the OS can make a bootable USB drive, so it's not quite such a big deal. Probably why Intel didn't even bother releasing a PR about it. Still, stealth release or no, the new Meegopad Windows HDMI TV stick differs from the norm because of just that: it's an HDMI stick... (read more)
  • Cooltek GT-03 Is a Good ATX Mid-Tower If You Don't Mind the Weight – Gallery

    Softpedia News (Sebastian Pop)
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:39 am
    Mid-tower cases should be reasonably easy to move around, especially empty. Not portable but not hard to carry from one place to another. This is owed to the aluminum the frames are made of. Unfortunately, Cooltek's new case is an exception. Granted, the GT-03 chassis is not the first one that uses SECC steel instead of aluminum, and 5.2 kilos / 11.4 pounds isn't exactly back-breaking, but it still is a bit heavy for this type of case. Also, while 152 mm / 5.98 inches is a nice enough height... (read more)
  • Mini PC with Desktop-Level Performance Launched by Biostar

    Softpedia News (Sebastian Pop)
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:30 am
    Maybe saying that an Intel Bay Trail central processing unit provides “desktop-level performance” is a bit of a stretch, but when you're talking about web browsing, doc viewing and editing and other normal stuff like that, it's more than enough. Knowing this, and the preference of a fair few people for smaller devices, Biostar has formally launched the iDEQ-T1 series mini PC. It kind of goes with the company's regular policy of launching mini-ITX and micro-ATX motherboard, and small-form fac... (read more)
  • Foscam Outs New Firmware Version for Several Network Cameras – Update Now

    Softpedia News (Iulian Pascal)
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:57 am
    Foscam has rolled out a new firmware package compatible with several network cameras, which applies the system and 2.x.1.116 app firmware versions, and optimizes Main and Sub Stream functions, as well as the OSD display effect. In addition to that, this new release improves CGI and RTSP security, and allows owners to change the IP address without a reboot cycle. Moreover, if the compatible cameras are upgraded, they will benefit from a new configuration option under Video Settings (... (read more)
  • Price Dropping to Half for NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan-Z Dual-GPU Graphics Card

    Softpedia News (Sebastian Pop)
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:39 am
    It has been months since NVIDIA formally launched the GeForce GTX Titan-Z graphics card, months during which the card's price never faltered from the arguably absurd figure it initially bore. Now, though, this may finally be changing. The GeForce GTX Titan-Z graphics card has two GK110 graphics processing units arrayed in a dual-chip SLI configuration on the same PCB. It is the best dual-chip video card on the market, but it loses to AMD's RadeoN R9 295 X2 under certain circumstances. The re... (read more)
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    Tech Trends

  • Apple Watch: a New Category for Apple

    Bill Petro
    14 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm
    APPLE WATCH: A NEW CATEGORY FOR APPLE On initial impression, some might say this seems like less of a watch and more an iPhone nano. While the iPhone 6 is an evolutionary change and larger than before, as I discussed in my last article here, the Apple Watch for Apple is a new product category with new ecosystems to go with it. I talk about the ecosystems here. This is the dawn of a new platform for Apple, and though it’s clearly a “1.0” product shipping in early 2015, they got a lot right their first time out. Especially in functionality, this has more raw compute power…
  • Apple’s New iPhone 6: Why you care

    Bill Petro
    5 Oct 2014 | 4:24 pm
    Apple’s recent product launch in Cupertino was huge: iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, about which many leaks had already informed us Apple Watch, the previously rumored iWatch saw the light of day, though it cannnot be ordered until next year. Read about it in my next article here Two new ecosystems — which are the truly revolutionary part of the announcement — Apple Pay and HealthKit. I’ll tell you why these will be significant. Read about it in my subsequent article For a bit of irony… These are the highest performing iPhones ever released. And as happens with each new…
  • VMworld 2014 San Francisco: Final Day

    Bill Petro
    4 Sep 2014 | 8:41 pm
    VMWORLD 2014 SAN FRANCISCO: FINAL DAY VMworld does something special for the Press and Bloggers, it reserves several tables near the front of the auditorium with power cords and a special WiFi feed. This makes it easy to take lousy low light photos from one’s iPhone. Having written on Day 1 and Day 2 of VMworld, on the last day we learned that attendees had attended 9,300 labs. And they raised $248,460 through Destination GiveBack. The last day is usually reserved for innovations, last year’s was about robots and 3D printing. This time: People Plus Machines. Jane McGonigal, Super…
  • VMworld 2014 San Francisco: Day 2, The Details

    Bill Petro
    4 Sep 2014 | 7:59 am
    VMWORLD 2014 SAN FRANCISCO: DAY 2 Following on the announcements of Day 1, three VMware executives filled in the details. Sanjay Poonen, VMware EVP and GM, End-User Computer Sanjay was the next speaker. He’s always sharp in his delivery and cogent in his messaging. He began with the metaphor of the Sands Resort in Singapore. I’ve been there, and it’s stunning. Sanjay pointed out that it took years to build the tower infrastructure, but atop the resort is a fabulous swimming pool. VMware wants to build three towers. Desktop, Mobile, Content He talked about his end-user…
  • VMworld 2014 San Francisco: Day 1, The Announcements

    Bill Petro
    1 Sep 2014 | 1:16 pm
    VMWORLD 2014: DAY 1, THE ANNOUNCEMENTS The largest cloud show of its kind, VMworld 2014 opened with the General Session in Moscone Center in San Francisco. 22,000 attendees from 85 countries are here. The show actually opened 2 days previously, but everyone who is going to be here is at this event. Partner Day and TAM Day were earlier and last night was the welcoming buffet in the Solutions Exchange. I’ll be at the Solutions Exchange later this week demoing in the Cisco booth Platform as a Service and Cloud Management. No Limits is the theme this year. Bill Fathers, VMware EVP and GM,…
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    Techvibes Global News

  • Apple Sold Nearly 40 Million iPhones, Generated $42 Billion in Revenue Last Quarter

    20 Oct 2014 | 3:04 pm
    Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 fourth quarter ended September 27. The world's most valuable technology company posted quarterly revenue of $42.1 billion and quarterly net profit of $8.5 billion. These results compare to revenue of $37.5 billion and net profit of $7.5 billion in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 38 percent compared to 37 percent in the year-ago quarter. Apple sold 39.3 million iPhones (up 16%) in those three months. The company also sold 12.3 million iPads (down 13%) and 5.5 million Macs (up 21%). The iPod lineup, not surprisingly, continues…
  • Big Viking Games, One of London's Best Employers, Hiring at Techvibes Tech Fest Next Week

    20 Oct 2014 | 2:17 pm
    Everybody seems to want to work for gaming studios these days. But not all studios are created equal. For those living in southwestern Ontario, Big Viking Games is certainly among the better choices. The London-born startup, which also has an office in Toronto on Richmond Street, offers perks to its employees that raiding vikings probably never had: hot catered lunches daily, for example. Other benefits of working for Big Viking include an onsite massage therapist and gaming lounges for ping pong and foosball enthusiasts. Big Viking hasn't forgotten about the basics, either, with full…
  • All the Best Cities for Canadian Entrepreneurs to Launch a Business are Located in One Province

    20 Oct 2014 | 2:17 pm
    Alberta dominates this year's ranking of Canada's best places to start and grow a business. The annual national ranking, compiled in the 2014 Entrepreneurial Communities report from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, places eight of the top 10 municipal areas to start and grow a business in one province: Alberta. "As a relative measure, these cities continue to be good places to own and operate a business,” said Richard Truscott, Alberta Director for the CFIB. Truscott says the report assesses how municipalities are enabling entrepreneurs and small business to start, grow,…
  • Lenovo Still Wants to Buy BlackBerry and Will Try Again, Source Suggests

    20 Oct 2014 | 2:16 pm
    Apparently Lenovo is still interested in BlackBerry. China's Lenovo could make an offer to acquire the Canadian smartphone maker as early as this week, "a source familiar with the matter" told Benzinga. Lenovo expressed interest in buying the Waterloo-based tech titan last year, but the Canadian government told the Beijing-based computer manufacturer it would not allow a Chinese takeover, citing national security concerns. This time could be different, however, because Lenovo announced the creation of a new company focused on the internet of things, a space which BlackBerry has shown emerging…
  • Listen Acquired by SFX Entertainment, Startup Dismantled as Team Moves to New York

    20 Oct 2014 | 12:05 pm
    Listn is joining Beatport, the world's largest electronic music community, in New York. The Montreal-born startup was acquired by SFX Entertainment, which is driving the Canadian company's move to the Big Apple. Or rather, the team's move—the company itself will be dismantled at the end of the month. "To focus our energy on all the exciting projects at Beatport, we will be shutting down Listn at the end of the month," said Mike Schmidt, cofounder of Listn. "This means that Listn will continue to work for everyone that has it installed until October 30, but it will be removed from the…
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  • Completely hide/convert this room - it's almost Magic!
    10 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    Talking about having a global presence 1620_ 10/6/14 - We're speaking with the 'master of deception', that is in terms of finding those creatively hidden beds in some very cleverly designed, hand-built furniture, to achieve a dual purpose room. Located in Denver, FlyingBeds International, Inc. and Ron McKey, president/founder, are very well known locally and internationally. We're talking about having a global presence, and Ron tells us how it begins with the presentation of your best. In this case, at the show. That would be the Hospitality/Design Expo in Las Vegas this…
  • Check that idea out, fast
    9 Oct 2014 | 4:47 am
    Test those ideas very rapidly, before you build anything 1621_ 10/6/14 - Vice President of Operations at TechStars in Boulder, Daniel Feld is a natural for the organization, born and bred in an entrepreneurial family environment. Larry asked what are some of the first things one should do when building a company? Daniel replied, "I think most important for an entrepreneur is to find a problem that they are deeply passionate about solving. And, to test that idea very, very quickly to make sure it's a problem worth solving. That someone's willing to pay for the solution and that…
  • Communications Tech Professionals honor...
    8 Oct 2014 | 4:43 am
    Technology Executive of the Year with photos to prove it 1619_ 10/6/14 - Larry is talking with Michael Clark, CTO of Photobucket, at the gala awards presentation as he is honored as the CTP 2014 Technology E xecutive of the Year! From overseeing day-to-day technical operations, such as web and mobile services, as well as planning Photobucket's software development, Clark not only serves as CTO, he built the infrastructure that Photobucket's virtual world stands on. is now a household name in image hosting, sharing and printing with well over 110 million registered…
  • Leading Lady: 35 Years startup experience
    7 Oct 2014 | 4:56 am
    Going from co-founder and CEO to angel investor 1618_ 10/6/14 - Terry Morreale, Associate Director and CTO for the National Center for Women and Information Technology or NCWIT and Larry Nelson, from are interviewing an entrepreneur with 35 years experience in the startup community. Carol Clark, the co-founder and CEO of Mindleaders Inc. since its formation in 1981, until Mindleaders was acquired in 2007. Carol has more than 35 years of management experience as well as an extensive background in computer programming, software development and education. Carol currently serves on the…
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    4 Oct 2014 | 4:49 am
     w3w3® Talk Radio - When you need to get the word out... 1614_ 9/29/14 - When you need to get your story out w3w3® is here...  1. To support local businesses. 2. To help grow a talented workforce, and 3. To reinforce a community attitude that is invigorating, exciting, entrepreneurial and invested in your success! w3w3® provides an on-demand menu of programs, materials and resources, 24/7. We are committed to support the efforts of our sponsors to be profitable and to serve as a vehicle to help get their message out as well as keep their prospects informed about the sponsor's…
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  • Comedy Central’s New Web Series Follows Dormtainment’s Memorable Night

    Sam Gutelle
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:47 pm
    Recently, CC:Studios has rolled out new web series at an increased pace. The latest offering from Comedy Central’s digital arm is Six Guys One Car, which follows the guys from Dormtainment through an unexpected evening. In Six Guys One Car, the members of Dormtainment play fictionalized versions of themselves. The series begins when, after a show, the sextet’s car breaks down. Things quickly spiral out of control from there, and by the third episode, all six members of the comedy troupe find themselves in jail. The first three episodes can be viewed on Comedy Central’s…
  • O2L’s Kian Lawley Goes ‘Missing’ In Creepy Marketing Campaign For ‘Ouija’

    Bree Brouwer
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:09 pm
    Kian Lawley (known as part of YouTube supergroup Our Second Life - aka O2L – and superkian13 to the online video masses) recently took part in a pretty terrifying, yet unforgettable marketing stunt. The Fullscreen star disappeared off all social media for five days to promote the upcoming Universal horror film Ouija (which is certainly a tough feat for a 19-year-old social media star in this entertainment landscape). On October 5, 2014, a video titled “KIANS MISSING” (with over 1.8 million views to date) was posted to Lawley’s YouTube channel at its 2+ million…
  • ‘Epic Meal Time’ Star Joins Lead Cast For ‘Dead Rising: Watchtower’ On Sony’s Crackle

    Bree Brouwer
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:48 pm
    Harley Morenstein will soon be busy driving a motorcycle instead of eating massive amounts of food. Crackle and Legendary Entertainment have cast the Epic Meal Time star as one of the lead roles in the companies’ upcoming feature-length film, Dead Rising: Watchtower. Morenstein will play the role of biker-gang member Pyro, who is second-in-command to the gang leader and criminal Logan. Crackle and Legendary tapped Aleks Paunovic from This Means War to play Logan. Additionally, the two companies announced Rob Riggle (of Let’s Be Cops and 21 Jump Street fame) has signed on as…
  • Digital Video Ad Revenue Increases To $1.5 Billion In First Half Of 2014

    Bree Brouwer
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:12 pm
    Digital video has proven its value to advertisers (at least in terms of where they’re putting their dollars) as confirmed by a new report from the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB). The Internet Advertising Revenue Report found revenue from digital video advertising increased to $1.5 billion in the first half of 2014, a 13% increase over the dollar figure from the first half of 2013. Sponsored by the IAB and conducted by PwC US, the report studied the impact of several different types of internet advertising on marketers’ revenue streams, such as mobile and digital video.
  • UK Study: 6% Of Respondents Damage Homes After Following Internet DIY Advice

    Sam Gutelle
    20 Oct 2014 | 11:59 am
    If you’re doing work around the house and need to learn how to accomplish a particular task, YouTube has you covered. DIY videos on the world’s most popular video sharing site teach everything from wiring light switches to installing shelves to unclogging drains. At the same time, not everyone on YouTube is an expert, and Electrical Safety First, a UK nonprofit, is advising viewers to be careful about the tutorials they follow. Electrical Safety First conducted a survey where it asked more than 2,100 participants to discuss the ways they use the Internet when embarking on home…
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  • To-Do List Tips

    Eric Dye
    20 Oct 2014 | 11:00 am
    My to-do list and project management came crashing down last week. I thought I had a great system, when I realized that I not only was letting stuff ‘fall through the cracks,’ but that my to-do list made me feel heavy. Before, it made me feel light. I didn’t have to fret or worry about missing something, because I would find it in my to-do list. For some reason, however, this wasn’t working anymore. Did I need a new app? Get A New App That was my first plan of action. I needed a new app. So, that’s what I did. I transfered all my to-do’s from Asana to…
  • Do You Need a New Logo? [Flowchart]

    Eric Dye
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am
    Please excuse the resolution of this flowchart. It’s the best I could find. Normally I might forgo it completely, but considering how helpful this is, I had to share it. Do you need a new logo? Find out: Again, sorry about the quality of this image. :-/ Do you need a new logo? [via | Minecraft looking Apple logo image via albyantoniazzi via Compfight cc] Do You Need a New Logo? [Flowchart] first appeared on ChurchMag and is sponsored by ChurchMag Press.
  • What the Bible Does and Doesn’t Say About Technology

    Daniel Faris
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am
    Technology and religion seem almost to exist in separate planes of existence. Fact and faith. Science and superstition. They’re not wholly incompatible, mind you—just difficult to reconcile sometimes. But if we were to turn to the Bible for guidance about the place that technology should occupy in a God-fearing civilization, what would we find? The answer is: not a lot. Prophetic though it may be, the Bible remains relatively silent on the subject of mankind’s technological progress. That is, if you’re looking for a strictly literal commentary. In a more metaphorical sense, we can…
  • The Caffeine Causality Loop

    Eric Dye
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    So I am back on caffeine. After going a full month without having my usual daily dose of morning and afternoon coffee, I am back in ‘the loop.’ And while it can be a productivity killer, I am drinking it with far more moderation and mindfulness than before; so I am considering my month long stint away from coffee as a success. In an effort to avoid the pitfall pictured below, I will probably be doing this again if I find myself trapped in this vicious circle: Thank you, Wrong Hands. Thank you. Have you been trapped in the ‘caffeine causality loop?’ How did you get…
  • Generation Z: Marketing’s Next Big Audience [Infographic]

    Jeremy Smith
    19 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
    I have spent the better part of the past decade dedicating my life towards understanding how generations interact with each other. First I wanted to understand the differences between myself and teenagers as a youth ministry volunteer and then later how generations interact as a paid youth worker that would interact with parents and teens. Nowadays, I am a counselor that seens people struggle regularly with psychosocial development which has huge implications with people needing to grow. The psychology of this is extremely important for anyone that works in marketing. While I do not at all…
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    by Ron Miller

  • Short Stack: OpenStack Juno Release Candidate 2, EMC grabs Cloudscaling and OpenStack makes smarter data centers

    Ron Miller
    15 Oct 2014 | 5:28 am
    It's Wednesday and that means it's time for my regular weekly feature, The Short Stack where I scour the web and social media looking for the best OpenStack links I can find. This week, we look at the release of OpenStack Juno, RC2 (it won't be long now), EMC jumping on the OpenStack bandwagon with Cloudscaling purchase and how OpenStack makes for a more intelligent data center.
  • Short Stack: Pivotal grabs OpenStack co-founder McKenty, HP Enterprise and OpenStack, a cynical view of OpenStack vendor bandwagon

    Ron Miller
    8 Oct 2014 | 6:11 am
    It's Wednesday and that means it's time for my regular weekly feature, The Short Stack where I scour the web looking for the very best OpenStack links I can find. This week, we look at OpenStack co-founder Josh McKenty joining Pivotal, HP Enterprise's future could depend on OpenStack and a cynical view of the OpenStack vendor bandwagon.
  • Cloud 5: Cloud's impact on sport, surviving the AWS reboot, more cloud price cuts

    Ron Miller
    3 Oct 2014 | 5:56 am
    It's Friday and that means it's time for my regular weekly feature The Cloud 5, where I scour the web and other sources for the very best cloud links I can find. This week, we look at the impact of cloud (and its mate mobile) on sports, how one organization survived the great AWS reboot of 2014 and yet another cloud infrastructure price cut (how low can they go). Photo Credit: Ron Miller
  • Short Stack: OpenStack's tipping point, Alan Clark interview and Juno's march to maturity

    Ron Miller
    1 Oct 2014 | 6:02 am
    It's Wednesday (a gloomy, rainy one where I am) and that means it's time for my regular weekly feature, The Short Stack, where I scour the web looking for the very best OpenStack links I can find. This week we explore whether OpenStack has reached the proverbial tipping point,  hear an interview with OpenStack foundation leader Alan Clark and look at the next logical stage for the OpenStack project: automation.
  • Oracle Joins The Cloud Price Wars

    Ron Miller
    30 Sep 2014 | 8:22 am
    The cloud price wars have reached the shores of Oracle. The company wants to increase its cloud presence and it's willing to get down and dirty on pricing with AWS to get Database as a Service customers. Photo Credit: CanStockPhoto
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  • Goin’ to Mars. Well, my name is ;)

    Brad Grier
    8 Oct 2014 | 8:38 pm
    Get your own boarding pass and get your name to Mars! Goin’ to Mars. Well, my name is ;) originally appeared on on October 8, 2014.
  • Love the new Google doodle

    Brad Grier
    3 Oct 2014 | 7:45 am
    Kenojuak Ashevak, CC (October 3, 1927 – January 8, 2013) was a Canadian artist. She is regarded as one of the most notable Canadian pioneers of modern Inuit art. Love the new Google doodle originally appeared on on October 3, 2014.
  • Cold & Starving

    Brad Grier
    30 Sep 2014 | 12:51 pm
    I felt like playing at lunch and this is the result. Original image is a screen shot from the early-access sandbox version of The Long Dark — a survival game. I pushed the screen shot through the iOS app Waterlogued, then into another iOS app to make the album cover — VinylizeMe. I kinda like the results Cold & Starving originally appeared on on September 30, 2014.
  • It’s about rescuing the ones you can.

    Brad Grier
    1 Jul 2014 | 8:58 am
    Many of you know we support and foster for CaliCan Rescue. This short video helps explain why.   It’s about rescuing the ones you can. originally appeared on on July 1, 2014.
  • Goodbye Apple. Hello Alberta School of Business!

    Brad Grier
    19 Jun 2014 | 5:38 pm
    I guess it’s about time I mention it broadly, rather than simply hint at it or just let a few folk know. As of the end of the month, I’ll be leaving my very cool and amazing world-class family at Apple retail and joining the team at the Alberta School of Business at the University of Alberta. It wasn’t an easy decision, leaving the industry-leading unique culture of Apple retail. But it basically boiled down to lifestyle; I wanted my weekends and evenings back to spend time with my family. I leave with very fond memories. Apple is an amazing organization. I consider it a personal…
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  • POPSUGAR's Seriously Distracted Starring Amy Sedaris Is Coming Tomorrow - Watch a Sneak Peek!

    20 Oct 2014 | 3:55 pm
    Amy Sedaris is Seriously Distracted. The iconic actress joins amazing rising stars in the comedy world, like Greta Lee (whom you may recognize from Girls), Laura Grey, Morgan Grace Jarrett, Cathryn Mudon, and Russ Armstrong, for our first comedy series, Seriously Distracted. The first episode debuts Oct. 21, but enjoy a taste of what's to come with this sneak peek. POPSUGAR teamed up with Above Average, the digital comedy network part of the Broadway Video family - the production company behind shows like SNL, The Tonight Show, & 30 Rock, to create the series about PR, pop culture, and…
  • Why There Will Never Be a Facebook Dislike Button

    20 Oct 2014 | 3:45 pm
    We've all wondered it before: why is there no Facebook dislike button? In a new interview with Tech Radar, the very creator of the like button finally gives the answer. Bret Taylor (Facebook's former chief technology officer who left in 2012 to start Quip) says he considered a dislike button but that it was too complicated. While you and I might think to use it in the context of expressing sympathy ("it sucks that your dog is sick"), not everyone would do the same. The main reason, he said, "is that in the context of the social network, the negativity of that button has a lot of unfortunate…
  • Spotify Now Has the Cheapest Music Subscription Plan

    20 Oct 2014 | 3:30 pm
    Spotify is heating up the streaming music competition with the announcement of Spotify Family, which will allow users to add four additional Premium accounts for half the price of a normal subscription. Rdio has had a family option for over a year now, and Spotify is finally catching up. Spotify Family, which launches soon (no exact date yet), offers a 50 percent discount per additional member. Of course, there's nothing stopping you from joining a family plan with your friends, which we highly recommend because the savings are steep. The maximum discounted price is $30 for five Spotify…
  • The Incredible Story of How an Autistic Boy Became Best Friends With Siri

    20 Oct 2014 | 2:03 pm
    Many people bash on Siri because of her faults, but one mother is singing its praises. In a moving New York Times piece (and the ABC video above), Judith Newman explains how the virtual assistant tremendously helps her 13-year-old autistic son. Siri is his best friend - a presence that is patient and funny, nonjudgmental and knowledgeable. For instance, Gus has obsessions with trains and planes. Siri entertains him with facts about them. Gus needs to practice his speech. Because of how she operates, Siri forces him to enunciate. Newman details plenty of other touching examples. "She is also…
  • FKA Twigs Made the Craziest Google Glass Video Ever

    20 Oct 2014 | 1:43 pm
    You've never seen Google Glass like this before. Singer-songwriter FKA Twigs (you may know her as Robert Pattinson's main squeeze) made a crazy ad for Google's smart eyewear, featuring krumping, gymnastics, and other seriously insane moves. The conceptual video, titled "#ThroughGlass" is set to a remixed version of her debut release, "Video Girl." She uses Glass as a source of reference and inspiration for her dancing, and the device itself is also used for filming. It's two minutes of off-the-wall, futuristic concept dance art - and we love it.
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    GadgetLite - Latest gadgets and technology news

  • Four reasons to adopt tablets in the office

    19 Oct 2014 | 4:11 am
    To a company that operated via typewriters and written letters, the concept of electronics worming their way into the corporate sphere might have seemed ridiculous. Of course, this might also have been the same company that never foresaw the appearance of DOS computers, or mobile phones, or the rise of the modern laptop. Technology has always come across as a boon to businesses, enabling faster communication and creating a more reliable, interconnected entity overall. These changes were not always easy, however, and most of them came gradually and at a great cost. In this day and age,…
  • 5 Tools you can’t afford not to upgrade

    14 Oct 2014 | 10:18 am
    Technology continues its relentless march forward, which means that every year we are granted new and improved versions of our old devices. It can be difficult to understand the need to drop everything in favor of the newest tech, especially when so many of us are still using the laptops we bought for our first year of college. However, what we don’t realize is how our old tools are seriously slowing us down. While you may be able to get by with your old tools, your performance is likely lacking. Whether it takes you longer to accomplish basic tasks or you’re wasting valuable resources…
  • Why consumers are wary of mobile banking — and how you can protect yourself

    14 Oct 2014 | 10:10 am
    Judging by the number of television commercials touting the benefits of online banking — you can transfer money while waiting in line at the grocery store, or in the amount of time it takes to warm up for a tennis serve! — you might think that anyone with a smartphone is using their bank’s mobile application. After all, it’s hard to beat the convenience of instant transfers, making deposits without visiting the bank, and the ability to check your balance before you hit the checkout line. Yet according to one recent survey, 44 percent of U.S. consumers said that they would never use…
  • How Apple’s iOS 8 update addresses security concerns

    13 Oct 2014 | 12:30 am
    Ever since the first Macintosh, Apple has boasted of their machines’ superiority when it comes to virus protection, and their users usually list this as a major deciding factor between Apple’s products and their competitors. However, with the exponential growth Apple has received in the past decade, more and more tricky hackers are looking to disprove Apple’s claims. Malware and viruses specifically designed for Apple products are on the rise, putting the spotlight on Apple’s security efforts. In mid-September, Apple finally released an update to its devices’ operating system that…
  • Reports of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus bending, here’s video proof

    25 Sep 2014 | 2:27 am
    The latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have been available to the public for just under a week but reports are now emerging that the newest Apple devices are apparently bending when placed in pockets as you or I would for any phone. Apple have yet to respond to this but bearing in mind the device is made of aluminum, this was always going to be a possibility if enough force was applied. The video below demonstrates how easily the iPhone 6 can be bent by hand! Have you had problems? Drop us a message in the comments below.
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    The Red Ferret Journal - gadgets, cool sites, freeware and tech trivia

  • USB Armory – tiny open source computer is tiny

    20 Oct 2014 | 5:11 am
    We like teeny computers. They’re so cool. All that processing power and storage and clever stuff crammed into a ridiculously small form factor? Who wouldn’t love them? This new product though, looks like it might take the cake. The USB Armory from Inverse Path is an open source hardware design that looks really interesting. The product features an 800MHz processor, 512MB RAM, a microSD slot and supports Android and standard Linux. Pretty potent stuff for something [...] 171 words | permalink | No comments | digg this continue reading
  • Red Ferret Reminder – HP Pavilion 11 Hybrid Tablet Laptop Giveaway. It’s still up for grabs!

    20 Oct 2014 | 4:26 am
    Hey folks, just a quick reminder that we’re now half way through our fabulous HP Pavilion 2-in-1 Tablet Laptop Giveaway, so if you’re thinking of joining in the fun, you’ve still got time. It’s very easy to enter, just follow the instructions on the giveaway page and you’re set. And why not? ENTER HERE Good luck! 56 words | permalink | One comment | digg this continue reading
  • 3D Cinemizer OLED by Carl Zeiss – wherever you go your cinema follows

    Dil Soomro
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:19 am
    Watching a movie on the go on your smartphone, tablet, or iPods is good but it doesn’t provide the same immersive experience of watching it in a cinema or even on your giant plasma TV. However, with a little bit of technology and quite bit of cash you can get the same experience on the go. With the Carl Zeiss 3D Cinemizer OLED you can dive deep into your movies and TV shows on the [...] 223 words | permalink | No comments | digg this continue reading
  • Micro SD Card Covert Coin – this spy coin makes it super easy to steal a library

    Donyae Coles
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:07 am
    Let’s say you have something that you don’t want anyone else to see. Let’s say you have this information on a micro SD card and you need to secretly get it from point A to point B. Why you would need to do this if you’re not an actual Secret Service operative I don’t know, but there’s now a solution for your problem. The Micro SD Card Covert Coin lets you covertly [...] 230 words | permalink | No comments | digg this continue reading
  • Razor Crazy Cart XL – the ultimate electric drifting cart now gets a fun adult upgrade…whee..!

    Donyae Coles
    20 Oct 2014 | 2:43 am
    I’ve been seeing commercials for the Razor Crazy Cart and thinking, “Wow that looks like a lot of fun! Why do kids have all the best stuff?” Someone must have heard my silent complaints because they made the Razor Crazy Cart XL, the drifting machine for adults. Think of it like an electric go-cart that enjoys traveling sideways. A lot! The Razor Crazy Cart XL is basically a full size version of the [...] 218 words | permalink | No comments | digg this continue reading
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    YouTube: Technology

  • Ellen Works from Home

    17 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm
    Ellen Works from Home A new study shows that people who work from home are more productive. Ellen put it to the test during her show. From: TheEllenShow Views: 261128 6188 ratings Time: 03:33 More in Entertainment
  • Ellen Introduces Kids to the Technology of Yesterday

    19 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm
    Ellen Introduces Kids to the Technology of Yesterday Kids these days don't know how good they have it. Ellen proved exactly that when she asked these kids to give their opinion of some outdated devices. From: TheEllenShow Views: 1248479 19284 ratings Time: 07:52 More in Entertainment
  • I've Been Lying To You

    8 Sep 2014 | 12:59 pm
    I've Been Lying To You So i've kind of been telling lies a lot lately... -Join The Franta Family: -Watch My Previous Video: -Follow Your... From: ConnorFranta Views: 1146553 132905 ratings Time: 05:24 More in People & Blogs

    28 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    ELDERS REACT TO OCULUS RIFT Oculus Rift Bonus video on REACT channel: Support TheFineBros channel! Get FREE ANIME! & FREE VIDEO GAME... From: TheFineBros Views: 6968985 127353 ratings Time: 08:00 More in Entertainment

    19 Jun 2014 | 11:35 am
    ELDERS REACT TO GOOGLE GLASS Support TheFineBros channel! Get FREE ANIME! & FREE VIDEO GAMES! Google Glass BONUS REACTIONS: ht... From: TheFineBros Views: 6398238 113842 ratings Time: 07:42 More in Entertainment
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  • skedCloud – Easy To Use, Cloud Based, Calendar Sharing iPhone App!

    Michael Vallez
    1 Oct 2014 | 2:59 pm
    Want to be more productive with your mobile calendar and have the option for easy calendar sharing between users? Well, the new skedClolud Business app lets you do just that. And with useful features such as full encryption, cloud based storage, and a simple user interface, it won’t take long for it to become your […] The post skedCloud – Easy To Use, Cloud Based, Calendar Sharing iPhone App! first appeared on CrazyMikesapps
  • DodgeSpot – How Long Will You Survive This Almost Impossible Games App?

    Michael Vallez
    6 Sep 2014 | 9:36 am
    If you love a challenge, have fast reflexes and good eye/hand coordination, then DodgeSpot is a must-have app for you. This 1 touch to play game is seriously challenging, yet very simplistic in design. And best of all, it’s free for iOS, Android and Kindle device owners. DodgeSpot Game Overview DodgeSpot is one of those […] The post DodgeSpot – How Long Will You Survive This Almost Impossible Games App? first appeared on CrazyMikesapps
  • Blend: The Game, A Simply Challenging Color Matching Puzzle Game for iPhone and Android

    Michael Vallez
    8 Aug 2014 | 2:39 pm
    If you’re a fan of puzzle games and block matching games, then Blend: The Game is a new and challenging mobile app that should grab your attention. Especially since this casual iPhone and Android puzzler is a bit more tricky than your average block matching or gem matching game. Why? Because you only get so […] The post Blend: The Game, A Simply Challenging Color Matching Puzzle Game for iPhone and Android first appeared on CrazyMikesapps
  • Gemstone Jamboree – Fun, Free Gem Matching Game for iOS and Android!

    Michael Vallez
    4 Aug 2014 | 1:01 pm
    Gemstone Jamboree is like Candy Crush Saga, but more enjoyable to play since it does not come with the expensive in-app purchases. This free gem matching game for iOS and Android devices is packed with gameplay, unique level backgrounds, and a fun story complete with unusual characters. Gem matching games are some of the most […] The post Gemstone Jamboree – Fun, Free Gem Matching Game for iOS and Android! first appeared on CrazyMikesapps
  • Audials Radio – Listen, Record, Explore 63,300+ Streaming Radio Stations for Free!

    Michael Vallez
    31 Jul 2014 | 6:08 am
    Want free music? That is exactly what you will get with the Audials Radio Android Music & Audio app. With Audials Radio you can quickly and easily listen to over 63,000+ streaming radio stations, record songs, and wake up to your favorite radio station – but that’s not all this killer music app has to […] The post Audials Radio – Listen, Record, Explore 63,300+ Streaming Radio Stations for Free! first appeared on CrazyMikesapps
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    Network World Alpha Doggs

  • 100G Ethernet bringing Large Hadron Collider closer than ever to U.S. researchers

    20 Oct 2014 | 1:26 pm
    The Department of Energy's (DOE's) Energy Sciences Network is gaining 340Gbps of connectivity to the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and other research sites in Europe via 4 new transatlantic links. The network will be used by researchers on two sides of the Atlantic Ocean.ESnet equipment in Europe will be interconnected by dedicated 100Gbps links from the pan-European networking organization GÉANT.+ Also on NetworkWorld: 4 New Ethernet Speeds in the Works To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
  • In search of killer meetings

    17 Oct 2014 | 7:54 pm
    I’ve been thinking a lot about in-person/virtual meetings lately: Whether they should largely be killed off along with other outmoded things like musicals and namifying, or whether they should be allowed to live and thrive in a new and better format.Having spent two productive days this week in Boston at my parent company’s annual meeting learning from and sharing with my colleagues as well as outsiders from around the world, I have no doubt that in-person gatherings still very much have their place. Exposure to the media, marketing and mobile experts there all gave me a broader…
  • iPhone 6 Plus: Just in time for some very cool Halloween costumes

    9 Oct 2014 | 11:04 am
    Mark Rober and the DigitalDudz team have come up with some truly creative and creepy Halloween costumes, a number of which incorporate smartphones, to haunt your geeky graveyard or party.Some of the costumes, as Rober points out, even can take advantage of the new Apple iPhone 6 Plus! (H/T Devour)To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
  • Analysis: Government's New Doctor Payments Website Worthy of a Recall

    3 Oct 2014 | 7:08 am
    This story was co-published by ProPublica with The New York Times' The Upshot. If the federal government's new Open Payments website were a consumer product, it would be returned to the manufacturer for a full refund. Open Payments is the government's site for publishing payments made to doctors and teaching hospitals by drug and medical device manufacturers. It includes 4.4 million payments, worth $3.5 billion, to more than half a million doctors and almost 1,360 teaching hospitals.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
  • 4 Cool Free Tech Tools & Services Announced This Week

    1 Oct 2014 | 1:37 pm
    I'm a sucker for "free" in headlines, and of course that's what the vendors that this week have rolled out freebies are counting on (as am I, in getting you to read this of course).Not that I'm going to jump on all these offers myself, but I figured I'd at least pass them along to all of you for consideration.As always, getting something for nothing is rare, and in the tech world, it usually means you're going to get nudged to upgrade at some point if you want the really good stuff...1. Google's new Drive for Education is an extension to its free Apps for Education offering, which includes…
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  • Corsair HX1000i 1000W Power Supply

    20 Oct 2014 | 4:10 pm
    If you are shopping for a big-watt modular power supply, make sure you take a moment today to read our evaluation of the Corsair HX1000i 1000W PSU. Corsair's HX series represents its "second tier" line of enthusiast computer power supplies, but its new HX1000i does take the top spot when it comes to its ~1000 watt power supplies that are Platinum certified and fully modular. Let's see if this latest addition from Corsair represents its quality pedigree of days gone by. Comments
  • Portable Cardboard Standing Desk

    20 Oct 2014 | 4:10 pm
    What happens when you spill coffee on this portable cardboard desk? And why would your desk need to be portable? Comments
  • $5 Per Month For Beats Music?

    20 Oct 2014 | 3:10 pm
    Would you pay $5 per month for Beats Music? The iPhone maker is sounding out the music labels on the possibility of offering its Beats Music streaming service for $5 per month, Recode is reporting, citing people who claim to have knowledge of its plans. Beats Music is currently offered at $10 per month. Comments
  • [H]ardware Round-Up II

    20 Oct 2014 | 3:10 pm
    Cooling: Noctua IndustrialPPC & Redux Fan Roundup @ OCC Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 @ Hardware Heaven PSU: Corsair HX1000i 1000W @ Technic3D Fractal Design Newton R3 1000W @ eTeknix Storage: Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB @ Myce
  • Apple's iPhone Soars While The iPad Languishes

    20 Oct 2014 | 2:10 pm
    Apple has just reported its fourth quarter results and things are looking good for the iPhone. The iPad...not so much. Apple just dropped its 4th quarter earnings a few moments ago, revealing that the folks in Cupertino raked in $42.1 billion in revenue and $8.5 billion in pure profit -- more than enough to take care what it might owe in back taxes. Comments
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  • Smart socks for dumb smartphone users

    13 Oct 2014 | 6:53 am
    Two things on the Broadstuff Towers spike, both to so with putting a sock over your smartphone: Firstly, Yondr, for the text-addicted: Two weeks ago, I heard about a new company called Yondr that was making lightweight smartphone socks-with-locks that prevent the smartphone's user from accessing the device during a concert, movie, or party. ...... Preventing fans from accessing their phones during a show might seem like an extraordinary step, especially in tech-centric San Francisco. But even the most compulsive texters among us can say that they've seen That Person: the guy in front of you…
  • Asshole Density as a measure of Bubbles

    8 Oct 2014 | 9:25 am
    Fascinating article on Pando Daily about how the VC community has moved from funding high potential people to funding Assholes: Here’s the problem. Every venture capitalist, in every interview they’ve ever done will tell you the same casual lie: That they invest in people first and ideas second. They’ll tell you they invest only in people they’d want to work with. They’ll tell you that they have the luxury to say no to companies that don’t do things in line with the way they like to work, the way they like to treat people. You don’t have to look too far into this year’s…
  • Gartner's Predictions of New Trends

    7 Oct 2014 | 5:56 am
    It's always fun to look at all the various predictions of the Next New Things (given they vary quite widely by predictor, by year - us being no exception). Anyway, here are Gartners for the next few years (abridged by Broadstuff) 1) By 2018, digital business will require 50 percent less business process workers and 500 percent more key digital business jobs, compared with traditional models. Near-Term Flag: By year-end 2016, 50 percent of digital transformation initiatives will be unmanageable due to lack of portfolio management skills, leading to a measurable negative lost market share. 2)…
  • Paul Graham - 8 Things to do Before the Startup

    2 Oct 2014 | 8:07 am
    Rather good article on starting Startups by Paul Graham, founder of Y Combinator, its a List of Things a Founder Needs to Know. In essence his argument is that much about running a startup is counterintuitive to what peopel have learned to that point in more formal structures - here is the Broadstuff Expergated Version for you lazy lot out there: 1. Don't saddle yourself from the get-go Trust your instincts about of the most common mistakes young founders make is not to do that enough. They get involved with people who seem impressive, but about whom they feel some misgivings…
  • Social Business – Europe vs UK

    29 Sep 2014 | 8:07 am
    I wrote a post on the Agile Elephant blog about some observations on UK/US vs European use og Social technologies, this is the first few paragraphs: We attended the IoM conference in Cologne last week, at the same time London Social Media Week was happening. (David gave a keynote talk, the slides are over here). It was interesting to juxtapose the core themes of these 2 events (incidentally, it was our Patchwork Elephant Conference held during last year's Social Media Week London that persuaded us to set up Agile Elephant). In a nutshell, I noted the following large differences in themes on…
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  • Apple May Want To Protect Your Phone Data From Snooping, But It's Snarfing Up Your Local Desktop Searches

    Mike Masnick
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:50 pm
    So, Apple got plenty of kudos from security and privacy folks in deciding to encrypt mobile phone data, but over on the desktop side, apparently the message hasn't quite gotten through. Instead, it appears that the latest Mac operation system has the company automatically sending all of your desktop searches back to Apple. These aren't internet searches, but just what you're searching for locally. The function is part of Spotlight search, which was updated with last week’s launch of new Mac computers and Apple’s latest operating system, Yosemite OS X, which also is available for download…
  • DailyDirt: Moving To Outer Space (Temporarily)

    Michael Ho
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm
    The number of ways to get people into space is at a record low right now, but some projects on the horizon are planning to get more people living in space in the not too distant future. Commercial space ventures are going to be shuttling (or capsule-ing, as the case may be) people to low earth orbit, and some other projects are aiming for more distant journeys. Here are just a few space exploration plans to keep an eye on if you still want to be an astronaut someday. In December, NASA is planning to launch Orion on a Delta IV Heavy rocket as a test for its next generation manned space vehicle…
  • Washington DC Metro Police Also Have A Stingray And Have Been Using It To Do Normal Police Work

    Tim Cushing
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:59 pm
    The facts are in, thanks to Vice Media and Jason Leopold. Washington, DC police have a Stingray cell tower spoofer and have been using it for several years. The Metropolitan Police Department was an early adopter, but moving too fast cost it about five years of use. Back in 2003, the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) in Washington, DC was awarded a $260,000 grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to purchase surveillance technology called Stingray — a contraption the size of a suitcase that simulates a cell phone tower and intercepts mobile phone calls and text messages.
  • 'Scorpion' Walter O'Brien Finally Tries To Respond To Inconsistencies In His Many Claims

    Mike Masnick
    20 Oct 2014 | 2:54 pm
    I really thought we were done writing about Walter O'Brien -- the claimed "inspiration" for the TV show Scorpion. We already wrote two separate posts detailing the questionable, unbelievable or obviously false claims that he has made recently. And we did another post calling out the "professional journalists" who simply repeated his claims without any skepticism. And, once again (since this comes up every time), I have absolutely no problem with CBS making whatever TV show they want. The problem I have is with O'Brien using the obviously bogus claims to try to build a business on false…
  • Dispute Over Legal Hackers Mark Highlights Why Descriptive Phrases Aren't Valid Trademarks

    Timothy Geigner
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:38 pm
    Not all things can be trademarked, and one of the most common reasons a term, word, or phrase is refused protection is if it is purely descriptive. The stock examples of this make sense to us inuitively: a company couldn't trademark "Black Computers" as part of their business, since the term is neither unique nor does it do anything besides simply describing the product. But I think real-world examples of this sort of thing drive the point home even more. Via the wonderful Five Useful Articles newsletter (a comedic newsletter about intellectual property that you should subscribe to), we learn…
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    The Next Women - Business Magazine

  • Launching Your Brand Through Video

    Guest Author
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:00 am
    Markus Wilson, Co-Founder of London based video production company Phink TV talks to The Next Women about launching your brand through more
  • Startup Diaries: From Charity Worker to Business Owner

    Guest Author
    16 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am
    Nancy Johnston, Founder of Tengri gives us her three top tips on starting your own luxury fashion more
  • Client Retention: The Key To Business Success

    Guest Author
    13 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am
    In the world of business and commerce, anything that’s new is going to cost you… including gaining new more
  • Women Helping Women: HER Fund

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    9 Oct 2014 | 1:00 am
    Some of the most phenomenal women-focused nonprofit organizations I have spotlighted authenticate a simple yet powerful message: women’s empowerment can be secured only when women are united in a common fight toward gender more
  • Lend a Helping Hand with Lendahand

    Lucy Catten
    6 Oct 2014 | 1:00 am
    Introducing Lendahand - a crowdfunding platform for Small to Medium sized entrepreneurs (SMEs) in upcoming economies. read more
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  • Millennials as Brand Advocates - New Research Study Results

    2 Oct 2014 | 11:20 am
    Traditional marketing tactics don’t cut it when you're trying to share your brand story with social-savvy millennials. In fact, a new SocialChorus research study of over 500 millennials reveals that only 6% of millennials consider online advertising to be a trusted source for product information. So how do you reach this ad-averse group? Download this report to learn:How millennials prefer to interact with brands (hint: they’ve mastered tuning out your social advertising)Who 95% of millennials trust for product informationHow to power millennials to advocate for your brand and share your…
  • iPad CTO Kit - including the iPad Tips and Tricks Guide for IT Executives and Managers

    2 Oct 2014 | 6:50 am
    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:iPad Tips and Tricks - A Guide for Executives and ManagersHow Mobile Management Services Fill a Critical Security NeedMobile Login Best PracticesMove Forward With Cloud and Mobile, SecurelyRequest Free!
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    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 Future of Backup as a Data Protection StrategyAdapting Security to the CloudThe Heartbleed Bug: How To Protect Your Business with SymantecRequest Free!
  • A Crossroads for Windows XP Users: Windows 7 or Windows 8?

    1 Oct 2014 | 12:20 am
    Microsoft no longer supports Windows XP (or Office 2003), so now it's decision time for many organizations. Remarkably, Windows XP in early 2014 still holds somewhere between 15% and 25% of the overall PC operating system market, depending on whose analysis you read.Request Free!
  • Resolving Issues When Creating a Cisco UCS Service Profile

    1 Oct 2014 | 12:20 am
    Stateless computing in Cisco Unified Computing Solution (UCS) is implemented with an XML-based software feature called a service profile. In the event of disaster recovery, the amount of time to restore the server to its identical former condition is dramatically reduced with service profiles. Service profiles contain virtually all possible hardware settings of a server, which can be applied, modified, or moved to a different blade. While service profiles contain enormous power and flexibility over the hardware features presented to the bare metal Operating System (OS), there are several…
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  • E-commerce 101: A Guide to Successful Selling on the Web

    7 Oct 2014 | 2:20 pm
    The online economy is ripe with opportunity, but it's also rife with pitfalls that can trip up even the savviest business person. This guide reviews the basics of setting up, securing, and promoting your e-commerce site. With a little knowledge, you'll be well on your way to success in the online economy.Request Free!
  • Stop Phishing: A Guide to Protecting Your Web Site Against Phishing Scams

    7 Oct 2014 | 2:20 pm
    If you have a website and do business online, you are probably at risk. Fortunately, there is an effective way to protect your customers, your company and your brand from phishing: SSL and Extended Validation (EV) SSL. In this guide, you'll learn more about Phishing and how SSL and EV SSL technology can help protect your site, your business and ultimately, your bottom line.Request Free!
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    7 Oct 2014 | 2:20 pm
    Usually, one SSL certificate secures just one domain name or URL; however, some common situations are better handled with a type of certificate that allows multiple domains to be secured with just one certificate. Read this white paper to learn about typical situations where multiple domain certificates are the ideal solution, how multiple domain certificates work, and how to select the right multi-domain certificate for your needs.Request Free!
  • Introduction to Web Analytics for E-Commerce: How to Track Activity to Optimize Your Web Site

    7 Oct 2014 | 2:20 pm
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    In this guide, you'll learn about what goes into creating your own Do-It-Yourself (DIY) e-commerce web site, from picking the right tools and services you'll need to create your web pages, to selecting the best hosting provider and payment solution to fit your business, to figuring out the best security for your site.Request Free!
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  • Gresso Announces New Luxury Hinged Bumper Cases for the iPhone 6

    Chance Kinney
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:11 pm
    One good luxury item deserves another. Now that the iPhone 6 is out, we’ve seen cases coming out left and right, and you know that’s going to include the impossibly high-class ones. Gresso has been making a name for themselves in the luxury consumer tech niche market, and they’re living up to that name with their new iPhone 6 cases. The Titanium Gresso Case T1, T2, and T3 all have titanium grade 5 backs with the Gresso logo etched in. Even though they look like regular cases at a glance, they’re put on more like bumper cases. The titanium back is connected to the…
  • iOS 8.1 Update Goes Live Today, Brings Apple Pay to All New iOS Devices

    Chance Kinney
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:41 am
    As promised last week when Apple announced their new iPads and iMacs, the iOS 8.1 update has gone live today, most notably with Apple Pay in tow. Although the iOS 8.1 update will go live for all iOS devices dating back to the iPhone 4S, 5th generation iPod Touch, and iPad 2, Apple Pay itself will only be available for Apple’s slate of recently-announced mobile devices—the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air 2, and iPad Mini 3. The reason is hardware—those new devices are NFC compatible and come with a Secure Element chip that makes the whole concept of paying with your phone possible…
  • iShower2 Brings Your Calls and Music Into the Shower

    Chance Kinney
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:37 am
    iDevices, which is becoming adept at churning out connected home devices, is releasing a brand new shower gadget called the iShower2. It’s a waterproof Bluetooth speaker that you can even mount, if you want. The iShower2 is an incremental upgrade over the original, with improved battery life and sound quality. Also new is a built-in microphone, which allows you to use the iShower2 as both a speaker for your music and a speakerphone you can use to take incoming calls. Besides that, it’s much the same as before—a waterproof speaker with physical controls for play/pause, volume,…
  • 4 Surprising Business Uses for the iPad

    Chip Chick Staff
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:12 am
    There’s something satisfying about using a tablet platform. The buttons are responsive, the screen allows your fingers to glide around and move colorful icons, and the scaled-down nature of the device makes it seem like more of a fun gadget than a business accessory. But as companies from engineering firms to retail giants are beginning to learn, tablets such as Apple’s iPad are far from a toy, and much more than a gadget. Hordes of high-end apps have hit the marketplace, and many are designed solely for business purposes and organization efforts. If you decide to pick one up, you’ll be…
  • Jason Voorhees Is Here to Terrorize Your Computer, Maybe Corrupt Some Word Files, Too

    Chance Kinney
    19 Oct 2014 | 6:46 pm
    Since we’re getting stiffed out of an October Friday the 13th this year, which is the only kind of Friday the 13th that matters, let’s make up for it with some Voorhees merch. This tiny USB flash drive is proper Voorhees, with bloody knife, hockey mask, and keychain. Alright, maybe that last one wasn’t in the movie, I don’t know. I haven’t seen it in a while. Also probably not in the movie is Jason Voorhees being able to hold 8 GB of data, which you can use to transfer files from computer to computer. With the state of Hollywood today, you can’t tell me…
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  • How to Prevent Someone From Looking at Your Phone’s Other Pictures When You Show Them One

    Kaushik Patowary
    18 Oct 2014 | 9:39 am
    This has happened to all of us –  you hand your smartphone to someone else to show them a picture, and they will eventually start swiping left and right through the gallery. There is really no way to prevent this. Once you hand over your phone, unlocked, to someone else, they can do pretty much anything they want. Android Police writes about a new feature available on the upcoming Android 5.0 designed to “keep your phone secure in the hands of your friends”. Called Screen Pinning, this much needed feature allows users to lock a single app into the foreground so that when you give…
  • 8 Things I Found on The Internet This Week Vol. 3

    Kaushik Patowary
    23 Jun 2014 | 7:49 am
    1. World Cup of Everything Else: An interactive chart pitting the 32 countries who qualified for the 2014 Football World Cup against one another in areas other than football. Which country has the most water? Who has more agricultural land? Who has the lowest unemployment rate? and so on. 2. Wonobo: An alternative to Google Street View for Indian cities where the Google’s service doesn’t exist yet. Wonobo doesn’t mention how many cities were covered, but many of the important and populous such as Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Pune, Hyderabad, Bangalore and more are already available.
  • 8 Things I Found on The Internet This Week Vol. 2

    Kaushik Patowary
    8 Jun 2014 | 11:16 am
    1. You’re Getting Old! is a fascinating website that offers a long list of facts and statistics relating to a person’s lifetime once they enter their date of birth. You get stats like the total number of times the person’s heart has beaten and the number of breathes they have taken in their lifetime, as well as how old they were when some important events occurred. The website also includes a pie chart featuring an approximation of how many people born on that date are currently alive versus dead as well as many more features. The older you are, the more fascinating the stats become. 2.
  • How to Increase the Audio Volume of a Video File

    Kaushik Patowary
    2 Jun 2014 | 10:11 pm
    Ever downloaded a video from the internet that is barely audible? Fixing the audio volume is a simple matter of demuxing the video file into its constituting video and audio channels, adding a constant gain to the audio channel and then packing both together into a video container. This tutorial will show you how to do that. Years ago, I wrote a similar tutorial showing readers how to increase the volume of the audio channel of a video file using a software called VirtualDub. The method described worked only with AVI files. The new method that I’m going to describe in this tutorial works…
  • 8 Things I Found on The Internet This Week Vol.1

    Kaushik Patowary
    30 May 2014 | 2:14 am
    1. Drowning Simulator: This is an interactive life jacket-awareness website that lets you “experience” drowning. The French website puts you in the shoes of a dude who gets knocked out of the yacht and into the sea. Once you’re in the water, you have to use your mouse to scroll without stopping in order to stay afloat. Eventually, when your finger starts to ache and your scrolling slows down or stops, you sink and die. The game ends with a simple message: “At sea, you tire faster than you think. Whenever you go out to sea, wear your life jacket.” 2. SHRTURL: A prank URL shortening…
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  • #MakeInIndia smashes the -Billion impressions mark on Social Media

    5 Oct 2014 | 10:47 pm
    #MakeInIndia made a huge splash globally with social media updates from over 100 countries, capturing the world’s imagination and a large chunk of influencer mindspace. Digiqom, a growing digital agency, and Simplify 360, a leading Social Business Intelligence Company, have come together to measure the impact of #MakeInIndia by listening in on the conversations and making sense of the voluminous data. The stats are staggering. To give you a perspective, #MakeInIndia trended worldwide at no. 2 between 10.30 am and 11.30 am on Thursday, September 25—the day of the launch. Since then, there…
  • The Social Media Spread of Ebola Virus

    15 Sep 2014 | 5:36 am
    The Ebola outbreak of 2014 has been by far the largest one in the entire history of West Africa.  The deadly disease has a fatality rate of 90%, i.e 90% of the victims die when the virus attacks them. Simplify360 today released an interesting analysis to catch a glimpse of how the virus is spreading on social media:                                                                                …
  • Why these TOP 15 IT training resources are considered the best

    28 Aug 2014 | 4:16 am
    Are you one of those people who have registered for a certification or a course but do not have the required resources to prepare for it? Well, do not worry as this has happened to a lot of people. Either there are not any credible resources available to you or you are not able to find any over the internet. This is a problem which needs to be eliminates, as most people do require IT Training resources which will help them in the process of training. However, not all of the vendors out there will provide you with the most reliable and credible training resources. Yes, you are new to this…
  • Celebrate Independence Day with Twitter Chat on #BrandIndia

    14 Aug 2014 | 10:47 pm
    Simplify360 has planned to celebrate India’s Independence in a unique way. The company is doing a Twitter chat today at 3 PM themed “#BrandIndia with Bhupendra”. Bhupendra, CEO for Simplify360, is talking to some prominent brand experts from around the World regarding India as a brand. The topics to be covered are: 1. How is #BrandIndia today? 2. What did India as a nation missed in last 6 decades? 3. How to build India as a brand of trust and quality? 4. #BrandIndia should be about people or product 5. Role MNC and foreigners play in building Brand India and more. The panel…
  • IBM unveils chip that emulates human brain

    10 Aug 2014 | 11:31 am
      The International Business Machines Corporation or IBM is an American consulting corporation and a multination technological enterprise.  It is headquartered in Armonk, New York. IBM not only markets but also manufactures computer software and hardware and also provides infrastructure, consulting and hosting services in various areas starting from mainframe computers up to nanotechnology. Recently, IBM revealed a computer chip which is about the size of a postage stamp and is claimed to spur up the functions of the synapses, neurons and other characteristics of the brain to carry out…
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  • Olive Premium Responsive Template for Blogger

    Carmela Maraan
    16 Oct 2014 | 6:31 am
    Olive is a fully responsive Blogger template that’s specially designed for magazine-type blogs. If you’re looking for a template that’s likely to help you with audience conversion, Olive may be a good pick because it’s specifically developed for SEO. Olive’s layout is dynamic and bold, allowing you to feature as many images as possible without interfering with the overall design’s elegance and cleanliness. The home page lets you feature several of your latest posts under their respective subheads (eg. Entertainment, Business, Fashion, Food, etc). just like…
  • Bold Parallax Responsive Blogger Template

    Carmela Maraan
    9 Oct 2014 | 2:09 am
    Bold parallax template for Blogger has a clean and modern design that will allow you to express your creativity in blogging. It works especially well for entertainment reviews, news, and blog sites, with a full-width parallax header and 4-column footer area to highlight your most important content. Other features include 1) Fully Responsive Design 2) Parallax Header Scroll Effect 3) Sticky Menu 4) Sidebar Tabs 5) 4-Column Footer 6) Integrated Threader Blogger Comment + Facebook Comment System 8) Improved Author Profile Image 9) Ads Banner-Ready 10) Meta Keywords And Description Support…
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    If you’ve got plenty of premium content to feature, then BMAG magazine template for Blogger will show off your material perfectly. This highly customizable template boasts of 9 drag-and-drop layouts for the homepage plus advanced theme options with unlimited colors, fonts, and widgets, so you can tweak your design exactly how you like it. Since it’s 100% responsive, it’s compatible with mobile and desktop devices. It’s also translation-ready with language support so you can expand your audience reach around the world. BMAG will let you and your visitors know how large…
  • Boxed Free Template for Blogger

    Carmela Maraan
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    A simple, clean, and highly functional template, Boxed by Sora Templates is great for bloggers, writers, and designers who have plenty of content to share with their readers. Boxed’s elegant layout ensures that your posts will be easily read, and its abundance of sections on the homepage will showcase plenty of your links and content all at once. You can also place your ads on it without worrying about loading speed. Since it’s responsive, you’ll be able to reach a broader reader base at any time of the day, anywhere in the world. Other features include: SEO Friendly Ads…
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    Have a lot of images and photos to share with your audience? Then Logbook is Blogger template that may be up your alley. With just one column, Logbook showcases all your images beautifully, placing them in center stage. It’s fully responsive, optimized for SEO, with fast page loading. You can easily customize it with your own background image, logo, color schemes, and other settings to fit your theme perfectly. Other features include: Elegant Template Design Free Professional Look Breaking News Ticker Video Support – Youtube, Vimeo and Dailymotion Search Engine Optimized Fully…
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  • Best 10 Android Apps This Week

    Radu Tyrsina
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:59 am
    If you have already had a look over the last week’s with new Android apps and games, then it means you’re ready for another installment of our usual series. This time, we’ve got a set of awesome new games that have been made available on the PlayStore, but also some important apps... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Octa(core)Pussy: If 007 was a Geek

    Nimish Dubey
    19 Oct 2014 | 4:16 am
    In an increasingly tech savvy world, the good old mix of sex and violence was not yielding the sort of spying results that the Secret Service was accustomed. So they decided to slip a geek into the shoes of Commander Bond after he botched up the last mission by allegedly misbehaving with an... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • HTC Launches Octa-core Desire 820 Priced at Rs.24,990 and Quad-core Desire 820q at Rs.22500

    Radu Tyrsina
    17 Oct 2014 | 8:23 am
    More than a month ago, we told you about the official launch of the HTC Desire 820, HTC’s first 64-bit smartphone and their best in midrange class. Now, the smartphone is being released for Indian customers along with the quad-core HTC Desire 820q version. The Desire 820 has been priced at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • HTC Launches One M8 Eye with 13MP Rear Camera in India for Rs.38,990

    Raju PP
    17 Oct 2014 | 8:20 am
    HTC has announced the variant of its flagship smartphone, dubbed the HTC One M8 Eye in India for Rs.38,990 (~$640). The One M8 Eye comes with a 13 MegaPixel rear camera instead of the ultrapixel camera on the original One M8. The phone was quietly launched in China last week, and has now made into... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • There’s an ‘Apple SIM’ Inside the iPad Air 2 That Lets You Switch Between Carriers

    Radu Tyrsina
    17 Oct 2014 | 6:07 am
    Yesterday was a big event for Apple as it announced the newest iPad Air 2, the slightly improved next-generation iPad Mini, the gorgeous 27-inch Retina display iMac and the free OS X Yosemite upgrade. However, there’s one feature that many overlooked – the new Apple SIM. This is a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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  • Meet us @ The Global App Summit 2014 in Dubai!

    C.R. Venkatesh
    1 Oct 2014 | 12:27 am
    We are pleased to announce that we will be participating in The Global App Summit (TGAS) 2014, the largest lifestyle and technology event of the Middle East, which will be held on the 1st and 2nd of October, 2014 at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai. DCI is one among the 75 premium exhibitors from across the globe taking part in the expo to showcase its innovations in the mobile app space. We would like to take this opportunity to meet you personally, share ideas and collaborate. Drop by at Stall #23 and say hello!
  • DCI Featured in CIO Review Magazine!

    9 Sep 2014 | 12:22 am
    We are proud to announce that DCI has been featured in the August 2014 issue of CIO Review, a technology magazine. The article, ‘Rendering Customized, Scalable and Cost Effective Solutions’, details DCI’s history and growth to date, the organization’s working, and its go-to-market strategy. It offers a glimpse into DCI’s groundbreaking Android app, Cash On Apps, which pioneers a new way for people to discover terrific apps and games, while earning mobile credits as incentives. It also highlights CEO Venkatesh’s experience, and the ebullient leadership that he…
  • How to Gain Millions of Users for Your Gaming App [E-Book]

    C.R. Venkatesh
    2 Sep 2014 | 2:58 am
    We are thrilled to announce the launch of our e-book, How to Gain Millions of Users for Your Gaming App, which provides developers with valuable information and guidelines for success in the app marketplace. Developers are aware that the app market is saturated with millions of apps, and standing out from the lot to gain the attention of gamers can take quite an effort. Our new e-book explores the entire process of developing and marketing a gaming app, from concept to post-launch follow-up, and highlights the best ways to gain visibility and traction in the app market. The potential of any…
  • 5 Tips on Writing an SEO-Friendly Blog Post

    Caroline Prince
    25 Aug 2014 | 12:37 am
    It has been well established that SEO is just as essential to a blog writer as it to is to a website content writer. If your blog content is not garnering a good readership despite the high quality of content in the post, it could mean that search engines are not finding your blog. On the other hand, sacrificing quality for the sake of SEO is not prudent, either. Ideally, striking the balance between quality and SEO would not only open your blog post to discovery, but can even lead to and sustain a loyal readership. Here are a few tips you can follow to make your blog post SEO-friendly: 1. It…
  • Our Exhibition Stall in mBillionth

    C.R. Venkatesh
    28 Jul 2014 | 3:17 am
    DCI participated in mBillionth by showcasing its products, services and digital innovations in an exhibition organized as part of the one-day event. Held at India Habitat Centre in New Delhi on July 18, 2014, the expo provided us with significant opportunities to benchmark ourselves against leading IT service providers, boost the profile and brand influence of our firm, and interact with potential customers. mBillionth Award, an initiative of the Digital Empowerment Foundation, is a platform that explores the latent potential of the mobile & telecom sector across 8 countries in South…
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  • Apple releases iOS 8.1 with Apple Pay

    20 Oct 2014 | 1:07 pm
    Apple’s iOS 8.1 update is now available to download. The biggest addition is the new Apple Pay service which goes live today alongside iOS 8.1. Apple Pay will allow iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 3 owners to pay for goods within compatible apps by simply swiping a finger with Touch ID. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners will also be able to use their phones to tap card readers in participating stores to pay for goods using a combination of Touch ID and NFC. Apple Pay integrates into the existing Passbook feature on iOS 8.1, allowing you to setup and store credit and…
  • John Siracusa's OS X Yosemite review

    16 Oct 2014 | 12:05 pm
    Apple officially released OS X Yosemite today, and to mark that occasion - as has become tradition among our people - the only OS X Yosemite review you need, from John Siracusa. OS X and iOS have been trading technologies for some time now. For example, AVFoundation, Apple's modern framework for manipulating audiovisual media, was released for iOS a year before it appeared on OS X. Going in the other direction, Core Animation, though an integral part of the entire iPhone interface, was released first on the Mac. Yosemite's new look continues the pattern; iOS got its visual refresh last year,…
  • Apple introduces 5K Retina iMac

    16 Oct 2014 | 11:59 am
    Apple introduced a 5K Retina iMac today. iMac has always been about having a huge, immersive place to see and create amazing things. So making the best possible iMac meant making the best possible display. The new 27‑inch iMac with Retina 5K display has four times as many pixels as the standard 27‑inch iMac display. So you experience unbelievable detail. On an unbelievable scale. At a relatively mere $2500 (a dell 5K display will set you back just as much, and that's just a display), this is an amazing machine. It's not useful for me (certainly not at that price point), but…
  • Google unveils Android Lollipop, Nexus 6, 9, Player

    15 Oct 2014 | 10:10 am
    Time for happy news! Google has just released Android 5.0 Lollipop, and to accompany the release of their latest treat, they're also unveiling not one, but three new Nexus devices. Let's start with Android Lollipop. Since its features have been unveiled months ago, there's little news to tell you that you don't already know. The biggest visible change is Material Design, the brand new design and behaviour language that spans all of Android's screens - from watch to car. Notifications have been significantly overhauled, and Lollipop will give you more control over what you see and when.
  • GamerGate terrorists threaten mass school shooting in Utah

    15 Oct 2014 | 1:50 am
    It's been another fantastic few days in the fabricated GamerGate terror campaign. This past weekend, female game developer Brianna Wu was forced to alert the police and leave her home, after receiving threats that she, her family, and possible children would face rape, mutilation, and death. Wu has vowed to not bow to the terrorist threats, and will continue to develop games. Wu's ordeal was just the last in a long line of GamerGate terrorism, and yesterday we reached a new low. Gaming critic Anita Sarkeesian was scheduled to hold a talk at Utah State University. However, GamerGate terrorists…
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  • Sony MDR-1ADAC Hi-Res Headphones with USB DAC Amp

    Brian Mitchell
    20 Oct 2014 | 4:45 pm
    Sony announced $400 hi-res headphones, which integrate a digital-to-analog converter/amplifier, model MDR-1ADAC. The built-in USB DAC amp takes the digital output of your PC or mobile device and converts the signal to an analog output for amplification. The MDR-1ADAC can play both PCM (at up to 192 kHz /24-bit) and DSD (at up to 5.6 […]
  • CTL X2800 Review

    Digital Trends
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:24 pm
    CTL’s X2800 features 4K at a reasonable price, and it has more to offer than high resolution too. (8 out of 10) Pros Well built Plenty of video inputs Good value Cons Stand only tilts Poor on-screen controls Dell, Asus, Acer, HP, and Samsung are the brands most people turn to when looking for […]
  • Sony MDR-Z7 Hi-Res Stereo Headphones

    Brian Mitchell
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:07 pm
    Sony just released their flagship hi-res stereo headphones for $700, model MDR-Z7, which claim to reproduce subtle high frequency sounds up to 100kHz — a first for headphone technology. The MDR-Z7 audiophile headphones meld ultra-responsive audio performance to bring you closer to a live performance. The relatively large 70 mm HD drivers deliver a sound wave […]
  • Amazon Kindle Voyage Review

    Digital Trends
    20 Oct 2014 | 11:00 am
    This is, without question, the best Kindle ebook reader yet. Between the improved specs and Amazon’s reading ecosystem, it’s the best E Ink reader you can buy. (9 out of 10) Pros Great Screen Slim Profile Cons Expensive No expandable storage This time last year, Amazon seemed content to rest on its ebook reader […]
  • Apple Ranked #1 in Smartphone Satisfaction

    Brian Mitchell
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:59 am
    A new JD Power study says the smartphone operating system is the key differentiator in customer satisfaction. Among tier 1 wireless carriers, Apple ranked highest in overall satisfaction among customers of AT&T (855), followed by customers of T-Mobile (848) and Verizon Wireless (846). Among customers of Sprint, Apple and Samsung tie for highest rank (845 […]
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  • Apple Introduces New 27'' iMac With 5K Retina Display And iPad Air 2

    Deepesh Agarwal
    18 Oct 2014 | 5:43 am
  • New Google Nexus Family With Android 5.0 Lollipop Announced

    Deepesh Agarwal
    17 Oct 2014 | 4:16 am
    Google has officially unveiled the Android 5.0 Lollipop with a new range of Nexus family devices. The newly announced devices are a 6-inch smartphone named Nexus 6, a media streamer called the Nexus Player, and a 8.9-inch tablet built by HTC Nexus 9 - all powered by the next Google Android OS, the Android 5.0 Lollipop.
  • From Idea to App: The Duration of Software Development

    Deepesh Agarwal
    17 Oct 2014 | 3:11 am
    We’ve all done it — in the shower, in the car, even while on break at work. We’ve all had a great idea for an app that would revolutionize how the world works. However, it turns out that software development isn’t as easy as coming up with an idea and doodling pictures of the logo. Software development takes energy, and more significant than that, development of a worthwhile and usable app will take time. You may be overeager to get your product on devices around the world, but if you want to protect yourself and your potential profits, you need to take software development step by…
  • Why Your Company Needs a Pentester — And How to Hire One

    Deepesh Agarwal
    17 Oct 2014 | 3:06 am
    As news of major data breaches becomes a regular occurrence, more companies are renewing efforts to secure their sensitive data and prevent it from falling into the wrong hands. Keeping networks and IP addresses safe from prying eyes is no simple task, and cannot be left exclusively to antivirus and intrusion prevention software and firewalls. With attempted attacks on valuable targets taking place dozens, if not hundreds, times per day, the likelihood of at least one of those attacks succeeding increases all the time. To better protect your valuable data, you have to think like a hacker.
  • Read Less to Learn More -- Librum’s Approach to Reading

    Deepesh Agarwal
    16 Oct 2014 | 2:18 am
    Like many people, the founders of Librum were faced with a predicament. They were hungry for knowledge and loved reading, but their busy schedules forced the, to put off their desire to learn. So they thought, how can this problem be solved? And so Librum began taking form. They started by getting highly qualified writers to summarize non-fiction books. Books such as “Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking”, “Zero to One: Notes on Startups” and “Disney War”. If you love reading but find that you often lack the time, then Librum is for you. The Vancouver-based startup is…
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  • A Winning Football Interactive Map

    Rex Hammock
    19 Oct 2014 | 7:18 am
    While I often praise (but not always) the interactive graphics created by the team, I think the  College Football Fan map posted earlier this month is especially excellent for three reasons: Use of Technology: It’s an outstanding example of using Google Maps Engine Pro (or whatever the changing product name is when you read this) with data scraped from accessible information found on the internet.  (Note: While “found on the Internet,” it is data that had to be collected with permission). The Writing and Interpretation: The sidebar map articles of…
  • Focus on Content Marketing Mission, Not Methods

    Rex Hammock
    16 Oct 2014 | 5:51 pm
    I’m honored when people call Hammock Inc. one of the agencies that pioneered content marketing. (This month marks our 23rd anniversary.) However, I’ve always felt the term “content marketing” can be confusing when it’s applied to everything from blogging and social media to animated kitten GIFs. Unfortunately, when a term is used to label anything, it can start to mean very little. (Continue Reading on…) Related posts: Not only am I a content marketer, this is a content marketing blog Content marketing vs. a Superbowl ad Why I don’t like or use the term…
  • When Did PR Become This?

    Rex Hammock
    15 Oct 2014 | 2:32 pm
    (See update at end of post.) Because I’m not only the “head helper,” but also the “head recipient of email” at, I receive an endless stream of pitches from people with titles like “PR manager.” Unfortunately, most (not all, but most) of the email is boilerplate crap sent to websites that sound like, maybe, they could be visited by small business owners. Once in a while, I’ll see one of these worthless pitches and recall how long, long ago, I used to run a public relations firm. I can recall obsessing over to whom and how we…
  • How Millennials (Not Al Gore) Invented the Internet

    Rex Hammock
    9 Oct 2014 | 7:01 pm
    Editor’s Note For this post, the term Millennial refers to people born between 1982 and 2004. (Math help: People who are currently (i.e., 2014) between the ages of 10 and 32.) Also, while this post refers to a golden age, NOTHING in it refers to fringe New Testament apocalyptic theology. Introduction During the first part of the 20th century, the french philosopher and sociologist Maurice Halbwachs advanced the idea of “collective memory” — a shared pool of information held in the memories of two or more members of a group. Or at least that’s what a group of two…
  • Doc Searls: “Want influence? Make yourself useful.”

    Rex Hammock
    1 Oct 2014 | 5:14 pm
    From Doc Searls Weblog: Being useful has more leverage, and more substance, than just being influential. In fact, I think being useful might be the most highly leveraged human virtue, other than love. Without it, we wouldn’t have civilization. And being useful makes you influential anyway. (…) Related posts: I’d like to influence you not to worry too much about online influence gamified metrics like Klout Doc Searls on the iPod Hi-Fi Doc Searls on the death of Gil Templeton
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  • Millions of DropBox Account Credentials Leaked Online, DropBox Denies of Being Hacked

    SK Mezanul Haque
    15 Oct 2014 | 7:55 am
    Dropbox is one of the most popular online cloud storage provider. Last time the cloud service was a victim of hacking, it started offering two-factor authorization, also known as 2-step verification for better security. Late Monday, an anonymous person posted a series of posts on Pastebin, claiming to have in possession nearly seven million Dropbox accounts including passwords. To be exact, the poster claimed to have 6,937,081 of compromised Dropbox account credentials. As a proof, that hacker(s) posted Pastebin files with a few hundred username and password pairs as…
  • Latest Chrome Browser Update: Download Google Chrome 38

    SK Mezanul Haque
    7 Oct 2014 | 11:30 pm
    Google Chrome Team has promoted Chrome 38 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. The latest Google Chrome update is a major update bumping up the version number to 38.0.2125.101. It comes with a number of fixes and improvements to the web browser. The fixes and improvements includes a number of new apps, extension APIs and a lot of under the hood changes for stability and performance. If you are a Google Chrome user, the web browser should download the update and install it automatically. Tip! Bookmark this page for latest Google Chrome web browser updates. You can view the…
  • Keyboard Shortcuts in the Windows 10 Technical Preview

    SK Mezanul Haque
    4 Oct 2014 | 11:45 am
    Microsoft released Windows Technical Preview of Windows 10 operating system recently. After the announcement, much has been written and much will be written about it. Skipping Windows 9, as was the expected name for the successor of Windows 8 (or Windows 8.1), Windows 10 comes with a new Start Menu, custom user interface for different devices and more. Technical Preview of Windows 10 is available to everyone who wants to test the upcoming version of Windows operating and optionally help Microsoft by providing useful feedback. Many people may say that Microsoft is following the footsteps of…
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Technical Preview Released, Download Now

    SK Mezanul Haque
    2 Oct 2014 | 4:26 am
    Microsoft has released Windows 10 Technical Preview for testing. You can download Windows 10 Technical Preview now from the official website. Microsoft also launched its free Windows Insider Program. You need to sign up for free Windows Insider Program to give your feedback about the new Windows 10 Technical Preview. Since the operating system is a “Technical Preview” edition and not Windows 10 final edition, it is recommended to install it on a virtual machine. You can easily use any virtual machine software like Virtual Box or VMWare. Virtual Box is a freeware application but…
  • Everything You Need To Know About iOS 8: How to Install iOS 8 on iPhone, iPad, iPod?

    SK Mezanul Haque
    17 Sep 2014 | 6:30 pm
    Apple on September 17, 2014 released iOS 8. The latest iOS is available worldwide for all iOS devices includes iPhone, iPad and iPod devices. Details of iOS 8 supported device is at the end of this post. Apple is marketing iOS 8 as the biggest iOS update released, since the launch of the App Stores. With literally hundreds of new features, that includes new Messages, Photos features, new QuickType keyboard that supports more languages, a new Health app, Family Sharing, iCloud Drive and more, iOS 8 is really the biggest update ever released. Apple has also fixed a lot of bugs and fixed…
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  • Make Screencast Movies of your iPhone or iPad with QuickTime

    Amit Agarwal
    20 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am
    Did you know that your Mac ships with a screencasting software that can be used for quickly recording movies of your computer screen? You can record the microphone audio along with the video, there’s an option to show or hide the mouse clicks during the screen recording and the movies can be exported in HD formats. This very-capable app is called QuickTime Player. And it just got better. If you have upgraded your Mac to OS X Yosemite, you can use the same QuickTime Player software to record the screen of your iOS device in 2 easy steps. All you need is an iPhone or iPad running iOS 8…
  • Upgrade your Macs without Using all your Monthly Bandwidth

    Amit Agarwal
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:50 am
    I have almost exhausted my download bandwidth for this billing cycle and, lest you assume anything, I haven’t downloaded any torrents or movies from the Internet. All I have done is updated the Macs to the recently released OS X Yosemite and also downloaded the latest version of Apple iMovie, Keynote and other Mac software. The Mac OS X Yosemite installer is about 5 GB in size and, for some unknown reason, the Apps Store doesn’t always support resumable downloads. So if your Internet connection goes down while the installer is getting downloaded or if there’s a problem…
  • How to Color Alternate Rows in Google Sheets

    Amit Agarwal
    16 Oct 2014 | 7:10 am
    Microsoft Excel and other programs in Microsoft Office provide a handy feature called “Quick Styles” to help you quickly format a selected range as a striped table. The table can have zebra lines meaning alternating rows are formatted with different colors (see example). Google Sheets do not support zebra stripes (yet) but you can use conditional formatting combined with a simple Google Formula to create a formatted table. You can apply alternating colors to both rows and columns in Google Sheets easily. Here’s the trick. Open a Google Sheet and choose Conditional formatting…
  • Use Google Sheets for Multilingual Chat with Speakers of Different Languages

    Amit Agarwal
    16 Oct 2014 | 4:53 am
    You can only speak and write English so how do you converse with a person in China who writes Mandarin but doesn’t understand a word of English? Google Translate is no doubt a good option but it is going to be tedious for you (and your Chinese friend) to translate each and every sentence manually before sending them through any messenger. How do you break down the language barrier and chat with someone in another country when there’s no ‘common’ language between the two parties? Microsoft is building a version of Skype for that will allow real-time translation for…
  • How to Work Offline in Google Chrome

    Amit Agarwal
    10 Oct 2014 | 1:44 am
    When you open any page inside Google Chrome, it connects to the Internet, fetches the latest version of the page from the server and displays it on your screen. If your computer is offline, Chrome will display an error message with a dinosaur* image saying it is unable to connect to the Internet. Internet Explorer and Firefox offer an offline mode that auto-saves a copy of web pages as you browse the Internet and displays this local copy when you are not connected to the Internet. Thus, if you are offline in a flight, you can still open and read websites that you accessed while your computer…
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  • Apple's Yosemite OS shares Spotlight search terms by default

    20 Oct 2014 | 5:30 pm
    Apple is being called out for how it shares desktop and Web searches in its latest desktop operating system, Yosemite.Spotlight, which underwent a rework for Yosemite, indexes desktop files and makes them searchable via keywords. By default, the latest iteration of Spotlight sends those search terms to Apple, in conjunction with Microsoft’s Bing search engine, which Apple says is used to improve Spotlight’s accuracy.If “Location Services” are turned on in Yosemite, a computer’s approximate location is also sent to Apple whenever Spotlight is used. Apple advises users of the data it…
  • First products from Apple-IBM deal to come next month

    20 Oct 2014 | 4:55 pm
    The first products from Apple’s mobile enterprise partnership with IBM will roll out next month, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook, who said the partnership “could change the way people work.”In July, Apple announced an “exclusive” deal with IBM in which iPhones and iPads would be sold to enterprises backed by IBM’s cloud and analytics services. The first products will be for the banking, government, insurance, retail, telecommunications and travel and transport sectors, Cook said on a Monday earnings call.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
  • Smartsheet, the project management tool cloaked as a spreadseet, adds visualization

    20 Oct 2014 | 4:45 pm
    Smartsheet, whose namesake online project management app uses a spreadsheet interface, has developed a visualization tool to let its customers graph and map workgroups in their organizations for better planning and supervision.The new Account Map tool does an enterprise-wide analysis of data collected in a company’s Smartsheet domain and generates a visual representation of the people working on the different projects, including employees, partners, contractors, vendors and customers.“It gives you a quick, visual way of seeing the landscape of who is doing what across the enterprise,”…
  • Why Apple Pay could even be a big deal for Android users

    20 Oct 2014 | 3:10 pm
    The launch of Apple Pay on Monday has brought considerable publicity to a technology that’s already embedded in millions of Android smartphones yet has so far failed to take off. Clunky implementations, lack of widespread acceptance and poor user knowledge have hampered NFC technology, but some in the payments industry are hoping Apple Pay has an impact far beyond iPhone 6 users. “I think without a doubt, Apple has a unique place in the mobile ecosystem, with hardware, software and services,” said James Anderson, senior vice president of emerging payments at MasterCard. He said…
  • Microsoft (hearts) Linux, for Azure's sake

    20 Oct 2014 | 2:15 pm
    Microsoft now loves Linux.This was the message from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, standing in front of an image that read “Microsoft [heart symbol] Linux,” during a Monday webcast to announce a number of services it had added to its Azure cloud, including the Cloudera Hadoop package and the CoreOS Linux distribution.In addition, the company launched a marketplace portal, now in preview mode, designed to make it easier for customers to procure and manage their cloud operations.Microsoft is also planning to release an Azure appliance, in conjunction with Dell, that will allow organizations…
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    Data Connections

  • Looking Back at #PRGS14

    Sumit Sarkar
    17 Oct 2014 | 9:57 am
    Hard to believe it’s been over a week since Progress Exchange! With over 10 hands-on workshops, more than 40 technical sessions, four technical tracks and countless networking opportunities, our annual customer and partner conference couldn’t have gone any better. The reaction from Progress DataDirect customers was particularly enthusiastic. People seemed to enjoy the keynote from Michael Benedict, president of the Data Connectivity and Integration Business Unit. During his session, Michael discussed how data is the new oil. It’s a huge asset for optimizing your applications, and…
  • Salesforce external objects to on-premise Oracle, SQL Server #DF14

    Sumit Sarkar
    14 Oct 2014 | 6:12 am
    After consecutive sellouts at DF12 and DF13 for real-time SQL access to the Salesforce platform, I’m back at DF14 to take data connectivity in the opposite direction.  No, not stale noSQL access; rather the new beta external objects support that accesses non-Salesforce data via OData (JSON over REST) which is a new data connectivity standard I call “JDBC for the web” and I am a contributor to the community.  This is the hottest topic in data at the show for Platform Developers, IT Architects and SFDC Admins. Examples of External Data you can access as native…
  • A big data toolkit to get you started!

    Christina Pizzella
    13 Oct 2014 | 12:52 pm
    Do you have more data than you know what to do with? What about the technology to make sense of it all? Big data tools and technologies have become one of the biggest disruptive trends in business today.  In fact, Business Insider recently stated that “Facebook ingests approximately 500 times more data each day than the New York Stock Exchange”; and analyst firm IDC forecasts a “44 fold increase in data volume between 2009 and 2020.” With data volumes this massive, we know you must be stressed! We want to help you hop on the trends and to-do’s of big data so you can stay ahead…
  • BOOYAH: Amazon Redshift Challenge loaded in 8 min #OOW14

    Sumit Sarkar
    9 Oct 2014 | 6:38 pm
    This challenge was set forth on Sept-12 to the public (read article) to perform a 1M record load LIVE at an Oracle OpenWorld session on Oct-2 using Oracle Data Integrator titled, Oracle Data Integration: A Crucial Ingredient for Cloud Integration [CON7926].  The operation takes ~6 hours with an open source Postgres JDBC driver v8.4 and there was no proof this was even possible to do. Amazon Redshift Challenge Parameters Load 1 Million Records using JDBC into Amazon Redshift from Oracle Data Integrator 12c Direct JDBC connection without staging data in S3 bucket or DynamoDB Finish…
  • Enhanced SQL Server Security with Cross Realm kerberos and NTLM authentication from Linux

    Sumit Sarkar
    2 Oct 2014 | 4:47 pm
    Over the past several months, I have been engaged in more security related connectivity projects than the previous several years combined. I’m still trying to figure out what’s driving this between data moving to clouds, corporate compliance, or government regulations across NIST, FISMA, STIGs, FIPS 140-2, etc. Top 3 security features for SQL Server shops Let’s break things down into an amazing security toolset you can use for SQL Server data connectivity, as well as other data sources. 1. NTLM Windows Authentication from Unix/Linux I have been seeing this requirement a lot which is…
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  • Modern SEO Strategy,Getting a return on the investment

    24 Sep 2014 | 7:07 am
    By now everyone should know that (SEO) search engine optimization is crucial for any company that’s want more exposure on their website. This is why you need a modern SEO strategy, along with tips on how to build a program that helps you gain profitable results (customers) not just a high ranking, from organic search.You can use SEO to drive traffic to your business website. But if your visitors are unable to reach you online, then you haven’t added much assessment to your business. First make sure that your website is optimized to induce interested visitors to contact you. This mean…
  • What to know when approaching an SEO agent

    22 Sep 2014 | 12:44 pm
    SEO agencies are often coming forth with ridiculous offers promising the world while delivering crap.I know from first hand experience in Germany. I’m not sure agencies in other countries get away with that level of over-promising too but here are some questions you need to ask before you sign that obligatory one year contract.Who is actually doing the work?The sales rep in the fancy suit from Armani or the well known SEO guru aka agency owner won’t be the one who does the work. In most cases it will be not only someone else but a person very low in the hierarchy of the company.
  • How to be PRODUCTIVE

    22 Sep 2014 | 11:59 am
    Did you ever know the people who get so much things done as if they have 30 hours a day while the rest of us drag our feet for 24 hours. These are the people who are considered to accomplish things before your morning breakfast. You can actually become one of them. For starters, spend one minute replying to each email – max -- and don’t feel compelled to respond to everything.Also, take a play from Steve Jobs, Hillary Clinton, President Obama and Mark Zuckerberg and wear the same thing every day. It saves time that you spend trying on different outfits every day, says Anna Vital, the…
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    Houston Web Design, Social Media, Online Marketing, SEO, Web Development in The Woodlands, Texas

  • What’s Up With Press Releases?

    ITVibes Support
    15 Oct 2014 | 10:04 pm
    ITVibes addresses two questions about PR Releases: Are they still useful and how do I write one? A well written press release is an effective way to tell a story about your business and generate more leads. It is a great way to top off your overall online marketing strategy. But, how do we know that? Some in the marketing world think that press releases are no longer beneficial and on the decline. But, according to research, their use is actually growing. “The number of press releases PR Newswire, a major press release service, has distributed over the last four years has risen,” said…
  • ITVibes Sponsors Governor’s Small Business Forum

    ITVibes Support
    11 Oct 2014 | 3:11 pm
    ITVibes is sponsoring the Governor’s Small Business Forum in Houston on Friday, October 17, 2014 at JW Marriott Galleria. Join us in supporting our community and small businesses in the greater Houston area by attending this awesome event, which is being hosted by Houston Intercontinental Chamber of Commerce. Siva Yenneti, ITVibes President and Co-Founder, will be speaking in a breakout session at 10:30 am in the Hidalgo Room on “How to Use Website and Social Media to Grow Your Small Business”. Attendees to this session will learn how the new websites – with fully integrated…
  • Gordon Luxury Realty

    itvibes tech
    9 Oct 2014 | 11:21 pm
    Conroe Web Design & Marketing Christine Gordon is a dedicated professional with years of experience in the industry. She has a BBA in Marketing and Entrepreneurship with a minor in Latin American Studies from the University of Houston. Prior to selling Real Estate she worked for over 5 years in the Mortgage Banking business. Her focus is to provide the buyer and seller exceptional service coupled with extensive expertise. Christine’s positive personality, marketing experience and unique approach offer the perfect match for both buyer and seller. Buyer For starters, home buyers should…
  • Social Media Marketing For Real Estate

    ITVibes Support
    8 Oct 2014 | 5:37 pm
    Social media is one of the most cost-effective ways to market your real estate business. It helps you establish your brand, build trust with potential clients and the community, and it allows you to engage with customers without having to sell them something. What Are the Best Sites for Realtors? Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Google Plus are the top social media sites for real estate agents. First of all, figure out who is your target audience. Then, get to know them on each social media platform. Follow them; read, like, and comment on their posts; and share their items. But,…
  • Your Culture is Your Brand

    ITVibes Support
    1 Oct 2014 | 12:13 pm
    What Does That Mean? The Internet has changed the way a business builds their brand. Back in the day company leaders would have a meeting, decide on their branding, and pay a lot of advertising money to tell people “this is our brand”. No questions asked. The Internet Changed Everything The Internet has connected everyone, which has basically made companies transparent. That’s bad in some cases, but very good in other ways. A happy customer can brag about your business on Twitter, or if they are not pleased, they can rip you apart on Twitter. A positive experience can be read by…
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  • Top 10 Best Social Media Sites

    Nick Fitzpatrick
    17 Oct 2014 | 4:08 am
    Top 10 Best Social Media Sites When it comes to communication, aside from landline telephones and cell phones, social media is one of the best ways of staying connected to your loved ones, colleagues and friends located anywhere in the world. Not only will it bridge you to your friends and family, but will also keep you updated on what is happening globally, locally and within your online network communities. The social media has made it possible for people to share their thoughts and ideas with a large number of people at the same time. Apart from the private communications, companies have…
  • Blog Writing: 5 Tips for Writing Great Articles

    Nick Fitzpatrick
    16 Oct 2014 | 9:19 pm
    The internet has evolved a lot in the past few years, and so have search engines. Gone are the days when people used to visit a site even if it has very few or low quality contents. According to recent changes in Google’s algorithm, you must have high quality contents on your site if you want your blog to rank in SERP’s. SEO in today’s world is more about reader’s satisfaction than to create huge number of spammy backlinks (as it was done in the early days). To get higher rankings in SERP’s and to attract genuine audience to your blog; you must write articles in a way that really…
  • Make Way for Apple’s iPAD 6

    Nick Fitzpatrick
    16 Oct 2014 | 4:25 am
    The Apple’s iPAD 6 is finally here, after some waiting and speculations on what to expect from this gadget also being referred to as the iPad Air 2, or New iPad Air. It is not certain what Apple will brand it though and the release date as well. But as expected, Apple remained very discrete and silent as possible about their new creation. Keeping every detail in deep secret as ever, still, they were not as successful as they wanted it to be. There are some spotted iPad 6 dummy models showing us on what to expect somehow about the new member of the iPad family. It is of high expectation that…
  • How to Easily Downgrade Windows 8 to Windows 7

    Nick Fitzpatrick
    13 Oct 2014 | 12:25 am
    If you have purchased a new computer that is pre installed with Windows 8 you have the option to downgrade it to windows 7 and it is an easy process. Many people who buy new computers do this because the user interface of Windows 7 is easier to use than that of Windows 8. In order to do this you need to have a copy of Windows 7 which has not been used before to install the operating system. In case your copy of windows 7 has already been used, still you could do the installation with it after contacting customer care department of Microsoft manually. The Windows 8 operating system…
  • Smartphone Features That all Users Expect

    Nick Fitzpatrick
    12 Oct 2014 | 11:34 pm
    From their humble beginnings smart phones have come a long way. They carry a lot of useful features that help users to carry out various tasks. However, users think that some of these features are essential to be incorporated in every smart phone. And we consider that they are absolutely right as there must be some features that should be there in every smartphone. Below listed are some of the features which we opine that all smartphone users expect. Front Camera : This feature is available in not only a smartphone but also in some of the common regular cell phones. It helps users to hold…
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  • Career Changes Are Easier Than People Think

    Ram kumar
    14 Oct 2014 | 2:55 pm
    Changing careers is possible at any time in life. If a person is not happy with their work situation in life, they should change it. There are a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Commercial Uses Of Water Misting Systems

    Ram kumar
    14 Oct 2014 | 9:57 am
    When the weather outside is hot and humid, having an Outdoor Misting System can make being outdoors more enjoyable and allow you to avoid any kind of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Top 5 Facebook Marketing Mistakes By Startups

    Pradeep Kumar
    14 Oct 2014 | 12:45 am
    1. One Way Broadcasting The very common mistakes done by startups that they just promote their ideas without getting engaged with fans. Broadcasting... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Film Schools And Video Symphony

    HBB | Editorial Staff
    13 Oct 2014 | 6:13 pm
    People who have a knack for creativity may do well by receiving an education from a reputable film school. Whether a person would like to go to a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • MoboMarket – Best Alternative To Play Store To Boost App Installs

    HBB | Editorial Staff
    13 Oct 2014 | 10:12 am
    Almost 90% of Android users consider Google Play Store as the only market place to download free and paid applications for their devices. Since, the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    Latest Articles from WRAL Tech Wire

  • #WTWTrends for Monday: DeSimone, IBM, Raleigh, NC State Fair Trending in the Triangle

    20 Oct 2014 | 12:32 pm
    Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.
  • IBM pays Globalfoundries $1.5B to take over chip group; earnings miss; shares plunge

    20 Oct 2014 | 10:41 am
    IBM will make payments to privately held chipmaker Globalfoundries over three years totalling $1.5 billion, but it will take a $4.7 billion charge in the third quarter. Big Blue also released its earnings report, which fell short of Wall Street expectations. Shares quickly fell 8 percent.
  • Rank-and-file IBMers pay the price as Big Blue's reboot accelerates

    20 Oct 2014 | 10:37 am
    IBM is shedding workers faster than trees drop leaves. More than 7,000 in the x86 server sale to Lenovo. Thousands more in giving away - yes, literally giving away with a $1.5 billion cash bonus - by dumping its chip business. And coming next? A $600 million resource action. In other words, more layoffs. One thing is clear: As IBM reported a drop in revenue for the 10th consecutive quarter its management is doubling down on more, rapid changes.
  • Companies looking to hire more than 2,000 at Triangle tech job fair

    20 Oct 2014 | 10:27 am
    More than 2,000 high-tech positions will be available at the "Come Tech Out" jobs fair on Tuesday morning in Raleigh. A who's who list of Triangle technology companies and others are looking to fill scores of openings across a wide range of skill sets and experience levels.
  • IBM's chip deal is a 'key step' in its transformation

    20 Oct 2014 | 9:32 am
    Analysis: The sales of lower-value and less-profitable product lines such as its semiconductors and X86 servers are a key step in IBM's transformation to a provider of higher-value hardware, software and services. Furthermore, IBM has identified the strategic growth areas of cloud, big data and analytics, security, social and mobility to better serve customers' evolving IT needs. These technologies are the focus of IBM's investment strategy and continue to be the strongest performing pieces of the company's solutions portfolio, writes Stephen Belanger of Technology Business Research.
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    HellBound Bloggers (HBB)

  • Career Changes Are Easier Than People Think

    Ram kumar
    14 Oct 2014 | 2:55 pm
    Changing careers is possible at any time in life. If a person is not happy with their work situation in life, they should change it. There are a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Commercial Uses Of Water Misting Systems

    Ram kumar
    14 Oct 2014 | 9:57 am
    When the weather outside is hot and humid, having an Outdoor Misting System can make being outdoors more enjoyable and allow you to avoid any kind of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Top 5 Facebook Marketing Mistakes By Startups

    Pradeep Kumar
    14 Oct 2014 | 12:45 am
    1. One Way Broadcasting The very common mistakes done by startups that they just promote their ideas without getting engaged with fans. Broadcasting... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Film Schools And Video Symphony

    HBB | Editorial Staff
    13 Oct 2014 | 6:13 pm
    People who have a knack for creativity may do well by receiving an education from a reputable film school. Whether a person would like to go to a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • MoboMarket – Best Alternative To Play Store To Boost App Installs

    HBB | Editorial Staff
    13 Oct 2014 | 10:12 am
    Almost 90% of Android users consider Google Play Store as the only market place to download free and paid applications for their devices. Since, the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    Terry White's Tech Blog

  • 20 Million Views and 20 Million Thank Yous

    Terry White
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:11 pm
    Wow! I just checked my YouTube views and noticed that I have passed the 20 Million View mark! I wanted to take a few moments to thank all my viewers and supporters. Whenever I’m out at an event, conference or on tour so many of you make it a point to come up to me and thank me for my videos or to tell me how my videos have taught you various things. This of course encourages me to do more and to continue doing what I do.   I also noticed that I now have over 180,000 subscribers to my channel. It seems like it was just yesterday when I received the plaque above recognizing me for…
  • How to Move Your Lightroom Photos to Another Hard Drive

    Terry White
    19 Oct 2014 | 9:11 pm
    In this episode of Adobe Creative Cloud TV, I’ll show you two ways to move your Lightroom photos to another hard drive/NAS. This is one the questions I get most and I decided to dedicate a video to it and share some tips as well.   Are you missing out on my Bonus Content? See more of my Adobe Creative Cloud Videos on my Adobe Creative Cloud TV and get the App below. It features EXCLUSIVE CONTENT that no one else gets to see.  My iOS App is a Universal App for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. I also have an Android version on the Amazon App Store:   The post How to Move Your…
  • My Photography Website Makeover with Adobe Muse CC

    Terry White
    14 Oct 2014 | 9:11 pm
    After posting my  last update about how I had built my photography website with Adobe Lightroom and plug-ins from The Turning Gate, I started getting questions like: “Could you build your site with Adobe Muse CC?” Of course the answer was always “yes I could, but…” There was a big reason that I built this particular site with Lightroom instead of Muse. I’m always updating my photography galleries with new photos and removing older photos. I manage all of my portfolios and this process with Collections in Lightroom. With the Web Publishing Bundle from The…
  • How To Create Custom Brushes for Photoshop or Illustrator Right on Your iPhone

    Terry White
    13 Oct 2014 | 9:11 pm
      In this episode of Adobe Creative Cloud TV, I’ll show you how to use the NEW App, Adobe Brush CC to create custom brushes for Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC and Adobe Photoshop Sketch right on your iPhone or iPad. You can download Adobe Brush CC for FREE here from the .   Are you missing out on my Bonus Content? See more of my Adobe Creative Cloud Videos on my Adobe Creative Cloud TV and get the App below. It features EXCLUSIVE CONTENT that no one else gets to see. My iOS App is a Universal App for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. I also have an Android version on the Amazon App…
  • The Best, Fastest Car Charger for your Phone and Tablet

    Terry White
    12 Oct 2014 | 9:11 pm
    Every time I turn around there seems to be a new, better car charger than the one I’ve been using. I actually started with this Scosche Dual Charger over a year ago. It worked great, but the thing that I didn’t like about it was that only one of the ports charged at the faster 2.1A speed. Then I discovered this one by Lenmar. It gave me what I wanted, TWO ports both charging at 2.1 AMP/10 watts each. Perfect! Well it was perfect until I discovered that Schosche released a dual 12 watt charger! If you have a newer iPad 4th generation or iPad Air you might have noticed that Apple…
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    SunBlogNuke Team Blog

  • DNN Runs Failure with CS0016: Could not write to output file

    12 Oct 2014 | 8:42 am
    Today I just got a very annoying error with one DNN7 fresh installation in Windows 7 x64 machine. Which is; Compiler Error Message: CS0016: Could not write to output file 'c:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\Temporary ASP.NET Files\DNN7\62d43c41\27d749ca\xx_xxx.dll' – 'Access denied.' Here is solution which I have found. What you have to do is just assign the following folders with IIS_IUSRS and NETWORK SERVICE users with the full control permission: 1) C:\Windows\temp 2) c:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\Temporary ASP.NET Files Once you applied those setting,…
  • Ultimate DNN7 Blogging Module

    30 Jul 2014 | 3:55 am
    Today we are glad to announce that SunBlogNuke v7.0.5 is available to free upgrade. It looks a long time without any updates from our team, however, don’t worry about this project and we are still paying lots of attentions on developing better software/products for you and it will be never dead :) As for any new website based DNN framework, the building DNN7 should be recommended, no doubt. So this building focus on more attentions on integrating with DNN7 framework, for example, the separate url provider based "Advanced Url" component of DNN core. More exciting things are lots of…
  • Simple reference for Theme Customization

    22 Jul 2014 | 5:42 am
    As our blogging module #SunBlogNuke# are applied in more DNN websites, some clients requires customization based on their specific requirements. The unique UI layout including theme will be a common issue. Toady we would like to share tokens reference of theme view with some samples so that you can get started to customization easily. Useful built-in methods   CategoryLinks(string delimiter): to build separated category links with desired delimiter(such as commas. sample: <%=CategoryLinks(", ")%> CategoryLinks(string delimiter, string token): to build separated category…
  • Compatible SunBlogNuke v5.8 Building for DNN5

    27 Jun 2014 | 6:54 am
    As we promised ever, we always maintain the independent branch of SunBlogNuke compatible well with older version of DNN  CMS, such as the DNN4-building. Today we would like to announce that we have built another compatible package of SunBlogNuke for DNN5.2+. Even through you are still using the DotNetNuke 5, you don’t have to be worry about it and just feel free to let it there without any update as you like. Surely, the development status is still active; we will include updates with fixes if necessary. You can get it here. We hope that with this generation dnn blog module  you…
  • DNN Tips: GetTab Method without DNN Context

    11 May 2014 | 4:45 am
    As you know, the simple method GetTab(int tabid) was obsolete and has been replaced by GetTab(ByVal TabId As Integer, ByVal PortalId As Integer, ByVal ignoreCache As Boolean). If you want to call the new method, we have to pass the additional parameter “PortalId”. In common,  the object PortalSettings can be easy to get with DNN context, such as special dnn module & page; however, it may be inaccessible in some sceneries, such as separate aspx page or handler. Then is there any way to get the correct tab info with this new method? Now there is a simple trick to do it with passing…
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    Latest ITProPortal news

  • O2 now has iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 up for pre-order

    Darren Allan
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:28 am
    If you want to reserve one of Apple’s new tablets, you can, with tariffs starting at £21 per month for the iPad mini 3, and £24 for the full-size Air 2.Read more:
  • EU and China resolve differences over year-long Huawei row

    20 Oct 2014 | 10:23 am
    China has agreed to discuss limiting the amount of support or state aid that it gives companies in exchange for the EU not imposing sanctions on exports from the country.Read more:
  • OnePlus One available for pre-order 27 October

    Barclay Ballard
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:37 am
    The handset, which promises a premium Android experience at an affordable price, was previously only available through an invite system, but should now be more accessible.Read more:
  • EE plans admin job cuts for the good of its customers

    20 Oct 2014 | 9:30 am
    Jobs are reportedly being lost in the firm’s administrative department and they will be absorbed by the customer support and sales departments over the coming months.Read more:
  • Zuckerberg joins board of Beijing business school as Facebook eyes Chinese market

    Barclay Ballard
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:51 am
    The Facebook founder will be joined by IBM’s Virginia Rometty and Anheuser-Busch CEO Carlos Brito on the advisory board of the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management.Read more:
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    The Evangelist Marketing Institute -- Alex L. Goldfayn -- Techniques For Revenue Growth

  • Two Parallel Tracks

    Alex Goldfayn
    13 Oct 2014 | 9:54 pm
    My definition of marketing is the systematic communication of your value to people who can buy it. When my clients launch their revenue growth programs, they execute two parallel tracks of this kind of communication: One-to-one: This track features your sales people and customer service people talking with customers and prospects, one at a time. They might ask the “did-you-know” question; or communicate a testimonial; or ask for a referral. It doesn’t matter what they do, so long as they take one action per day, which requires 30 seconds or, at most, 15 minutes. (If you…
  • The Hand-Written Note

    Alex Goldfayn
    6 Oct 2014 | 5:15 am
    Earlier this year, I received a hand-written note. It’s the only such note I’ve received over the last year. I read it in 15 seconds, and put it down. This was about four months ago. It’s still on my desk. I cannot bring myself to throw it away. I was done with it the moment I finished reading it, but there it sits, a visual daily reminder of the time the good person took to write me personally. In an era where anyone can tweet or post or email anything to anyone at any time, it is easier than ever to stand out from the crowd. The personal communication is increasingly rare.
  • The Fourth Quarter

    Alex Goldfayn
    29 Sep 2014 | 5:28 am
    The fourth quarter of the year starts this week, so here are some things to think about as the calendar year enters its home stretch: What’s your lowest hanging fruit for revenue growth in coming three months? List one product, service, event or opportunity now. What can you do that you’re not doing now that would grow your sales the easiest, fastest and most? List at least one behavior now. Which high potential prospects (who did not buy) have you communicated with this year who you can revisit in the fourth quarter? List three now. Finally, give me one action, activity or event…
  • Revenue Questions

    Alex Goldfayn
    22 Sep 2014 | 5:41 am
    Are you making time for revenue growth? It’s a proactive pursuit. You cannot spend your days reacting to customers’ issues and significantly grow your organization. Are you behaving boldly? Because marketing it no place for modesty. You improve lives and companies. Act like it. Are you asking for testimonials and referrals regularly? These are among the best and easiest ways to grow sales. Are multiple people at your company consistently asking the “Did You Know” question? On average, customers are only aware of about 30 percent of all that they can buy from you.
  • Video: Focus On Your Value, Not Your Products or Services

    Alex Goldfayn
    18 Sep 2014 | 7:41 am
    Focusing on your products and services makes you one of a very large crowd. It commoditizes you. Focusing on your value, and the ways that you improve customers lifts you above the crowd. It makes you singular. It makes you money. These videos are based on my Growth Masters Annual Curriculum, a year-long learning program focused like a laser on growing your revenue!
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    Top News - WebProNews

  • Chelsea Handler Talks Nude Scenes With Ellen

    Ellisha Rader Mannering
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:22 pm
    Chelsea Handler that she will say and do anything in the name of comedy and to get some laughs, but although she appears to not have a problem doing nude scenes, she recently admitted that they are a little more difficult than what she lets on. Chelsea recently appeared on Ellen and opened up about the difficulties of being naked on camera and in front of the world. “The last time I saw you, you were — well you were naked,” DeGeneres said to Chelsea on the show. Chelsea went on to explain what Ellen was talking about. “I texted Ellen. I said, ‘I’d like you…
  • Bear Eats Man In Northern California

    Ellisha Rader Mannering
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:55 pm
    A large black bear was found eating the remains of a man in Humboldt County. The man had gone to check on his water supply and suffered from a heart attack in the process. He died before the bear found him and was not attacked by the bear, but consumed after his death. According to the police, the bear had managed to eat nearly 85 percent of the man’s body. In spite of this, authorities say that there is no reason to think that the bear is a threat to anyone and that he did not attack or kill the man, but was only acting as a scavenger. “The bear does not pose a public threat,”…
  • Nicole Scherzinger Launches Second Solo Album In UK

    Val Powell
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:51 pm
    Former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger has carved another notch in her musical career by releasing her second solo album, titled Big Fat Lie. Scherzinger has reportedly admitted that the album tackles her heartbreak over her boyfriend, Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton. The couple apparently spent a long period apart in 2013 and reunited earlier this year. Scherzinger celebrated the release of Big Fat Lie by holding a signing for her new LP at HMV in London on Monday, October 20. She showed up in an eye-popping ensemble of a black bralet covered by a white jacket and white skirt. Her lips…
  • Black Friday Early Planning Tips

    Ellisha Rader Mannering
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:29 pm
    Black Friday is a time to get the best deals and for many people, it is the start of shopping for the Christmas holiday. While the 2014 Black Friday shopping event is likely to be a successful one, if you don’t have a plan you might not be able to get the deals, as many of the best items are only available in limited numbers. If you want to get everything on your list at a great price this year, use some of these tips to make your Black Friday shopping trip a successful one. Make A List Of course you have a Christmas list and maybe even a Black Friday shopping list, but since many stores…
  • Bear Eats Man After He Dies Of Heart Attack

    Val Powell
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:21 pm
    A man living “off the grid” experienced a heart attack while fetching water on October 8, and his body was found and eaten by a black bear taking shelter nearby. Marion Lee Williams, a 65-year-old man, lived in a trailer in the community of Briceland in Humboldt County and was reportedly checking on his water supplies when he experienced cardiac arrest near where the bear made its home, said Humboldt County Deputy Coroner Roy Horton. Authorities believe that the bear had come across Williams’ body and treated it the way it would any food source: drag the body to its cave to eat.
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  • Nexus 9 Tablet in 16 GB Wifi Variant Listed on Google Play Store in India for Rs 28,990

    Arpit Verma
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:31 am
    Google last week had announced the next range of Nexus devices including the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9. The Nexus 9 is the first tablet post the Nexus 10, that you can say is in the category of large tablets. It is being manufactured by HTC and looks like, will be the only Nexus tablet this year. Google had also announced that the new Nexus devices will be made available to India in the very first batch set of countries and looks like they are keeping their words as the 16 GB black variant with Wifi of the Nexus 9 has already been listed on the Play Store for Rs 28,990. The 32 GB LTE variant is not…
  • HTC Releases Desire 516C, Desire Eye, HTC One M8 Eye, HTC RE, Desire 820 and 820Q in India

    Arpit Verma
    19 Oct 2014 | 11:42 pm
    HTC has brought a plethora of devices to India as it aims to boost sales in all the segments. Most of these devices have been announced internationally so their arrival was more than expected. The surprise launch was the HTC M8 Eye, which is basically the same phone as the HTC M8, though with a 13 MP regular camera instead of the Ultra Pixels unit that HTC has been propagating for a while. Other than the camera, the specifications of the M8 Eye are exactly like the M8, but the biggest surprise is the price, as the M8 Eye is priced at Rs 38,990, much lower than the HTC M8 with Ultra Pixel…
  • Flipkart and Yota Announce the YotaPhone in India

    Arpit Verma
    17 Oct 2014 | 1:43 am
    We are well aware of the kindle readers and the e-ink display that they bring to the table. These displays consume less energy and can last days on end without recharge, allowing for a great reading experience. So far the E-Ink displays have been used in watches and tablets, but YotaPhone is a unique device that brings a dual display of E-Ink and an IPS panel. The device has an E-Ink display with the always on technology on the back that allows users to read information without taxing the display. On the flip side, you have a regular Android smartphone with pretty reasonable specs. The Yota…
  • Apple iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 India Pricing is now Official

    Arpit Verma
    16 Oct 2014 | 8:30 pm
    Apple announced new iPads yesterday at Cupertino. The overall event felt a little underwhelming and as expected the new iPads are thinner, faster and has touch ID. Agreed that iPads are already fantastic products, but if we are being objective, Apple has not really done anything in terms of significantly different for the product lineup since the days of Steve Jobs. The star of the show was the Retina iMacs which bring a 5k display for about $2499. The new iPads will be available around next month and will include the new gold version to go along with the lineup of the iPhones. Also, this…
  • How and When to Watch the Apple Keynote Tonight

    Arpit Verma
    16 Oct 2014 | 1:03 am
    It’s 16th of October, which means it is the day of yet another Apple Press Event. The event is expected to be the launching pad for the next generation of iPad Air and iPad Mini. While Apple did let slip yesterday the exact specifications of the new iPad and the iPad Mini, there was nothing in the graphic out of the ordinary or stuff that we did not expect. The tablet does have the new Touch ID, as well as bumped up specifications and performance enhancements, and will come with iOS 8 out of the box. However, there is something in us that tells that this is not all and Apple has a…
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    CEOWORLD Magazine

  • Jennifer Lawrence Tops World’s Best Dressed Women List 2014

    Bettina Padurano
    7 Oct 2014 | 4:04 am
    Incredibly, Jennifer Lawrence beats off stiff competition from the likes of Kristen Stewart, Kate Middleton, Emma Watson, Angelina Jolie, and Blake Lively to the title in “The 50 Most Stylish And Best-Dressed Women In The World Of 2014“... [[Copyright © 2013 This feed is for personal, non-commercial use only. The use of this feed on other websites breaches copyright. Visit our website CEOWORLD Magazine ( for more!]]
  • The 50 Most Stylish And Best-Dressed Women In The World Of 2014

    Amarendra Bhushan
    7 Oct 2014 | 2:14 am
    The Hunger Games star, Jennifer Lawrence, nicknamed J-Law, has been crowned the world’s most Stylish and best-dressed women of 2014 by UK’s Glamour magazine. Lawrence, who moved up an astounding 47 spots from last year, replaces Twilight... [[Copyright © 2013 This feed is for personal, non-commercial use only. The use of this feed on other websites breaches copyright. Visit our website CEOWORLD Magazine ( for more!]]
  • Taiwanese Billionaire Banker, Tsai Wan-tsai, Fubon Group Founder Dies

    Steve Gavriliuc
    6 Oct 2014 | 1:25 am
    Taiwanese billionaire banker, founder and chairman Fubon Group, Tsai Wan-tsai, has died at the age of 86, ranked 154th-richest person in the world with a net worth of $7.9 billion. Tsai, the youngest of 4 brothers, was born into a poor... [[Copyright © 2013 This feed is for personal, non-commercial use only. The use of this feed on other websites breaches copyright. Visit our website CEOWORLD Magazine ( for more!]]
  • A Russian Billionaire Spends £2 million At A Private Nightclub In Mayfair In Just 3 Hours

    Steve Gavriliuc
    2 Oct 2014 | 2:33 am
    A Russian unnamed billionaire took 3 hours to spend more than £2 million at the Vashi Dominguez fine jewellery salon privé in Salvatore’s Bar at the Playboy Club last night. His purchases included an Art deco Asscher necklace for $1.5 million, three... [[Copyright © 2013 This feed is for personal, non-commercial use only. The use of this feed on other websites breaches copyright. Visit our website CEOWORLD Magazine ( for more!]]
  • The Evolution of Working Life: Embracing a Paradigm Shift

    Erin Mahoney
    17 Sep 2014 | 1:57 am
    There is a growing awareness in Western medicine that modern health care is really disease care. Instead of focusing on the entire wellbeing of their patients, doctors in the twentieth century and today have specialized not only on certain areas of... [[Copyright © 2013 This feed is for personal, non-commercial use only. The use of this feed on other websites breaches copyright. Visit our website CEOWORLD Magazine ( for more!]]
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    Honeytech Blog

  • Mobogenie is the Perfect Way for Young Developers to Monetize and Market their Apps

    Honey Singh
    27 Sep 2014 | 10:10 am
    With the growth of mobile, the market for applications has grown more than any other. While hardware has reached a point of exhaustion, you feel software could still take the whole experience a notch or two above. This is why software is going to be a critical differentiator in the upcoming days and the only way to make the difference would be by having the best developers on board. Keeping this in mind, Mobogenie, has rolled out a platform for the developers that would allow them not only a platform to showcase their application, on the Mobogenie App Store, but also give the developers a…
  • 5 Reasons why Wireless Charging Never Caught on

    Aditya Shenoy
    28 Aug 2014 | 11:14 am
    The first thing that comes to mind when you read wireless charging is that of a phone magically charging the moment you’re in a particular zone; just like Wi-Fi. Sadly that’s not how wireless charging works in the present day. You need a charging base on which you need to place a wireless charging compatible phone and it starts charging. It works on the principle of inductive charging — where in the charging base and the phone has coils to transmit energy without having to connect any cable to the phone. Quite a lot of manufacturers attempted to crack the market and introduce…
  • How to use Social Money using Oxigen Wallet

    Honey Singh
    18 Aug 2014 | 4:46 am
    We have been using our social platforms for networking, chat and fun. But do you also know, that you can send / receive money using your Facebook, Twitter, Google plus, WhatsApp & Email accounts with the help of Oxigen Wallet? It sounds like the exciting trending hashtag, and it’s true! Now you can use the Social Money on Oxigen Wallet and send money to any of your social friends using the fastacash technology. 7 Easy Steps to use Social Money on Facebook / Twitter / Google Plus / WhatsApp/ Email Step 1: Download and launch the oxigen wallet app on your android  (the social money…
  • 3 tips to save your website from heartbleed bug

    Honey Singh
    15 Aug 2014 | 9:35 am
    Several months ago, a bug was detected in a popular part of cryptography which affected a huge number of websites all over the world. This vulnerability – known as the heartbleed bug – made sensitive information visible to anyone who cared. In some cases, it led to passcodes being released. For anyone who had ever shopped online and created an account with an e-commerce site, the danger was easy to understand. Within days of the vulnerability being exposed, however, developers were able to patch the problem, once again making the SSL protocol secure. What can you do as a website owner?
  • Five Coolest things you can do with Android Wear

    Aditya Shenoy
    11 Aug 2014 | 2:28 am
    Year(s) ago, you would only look at your watch to check the time or to avoid people. Jokes aside, features like stopwatch, alarm, light, etc that were offered by digital watches soon seemed really fancy.Today, smart watches make these look primitive and the latest in smart watches is Android wear. Android is an operating system that has been rapidly evolving for years. It has made its way to majority of cellphones in the world. Google has been experimenting with wearables with Google Glass being the first wearable ever launched. The recent addition to the wearable platform is Android Wear and…
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    TechChunks: Latest Technology Tips, Gadgets, SEO, Blogging, Social Media

  • Improve Your Search Engine Optimization Without Spending a Dime

    16 Oct 2014 | 4:30 am
    Searching for Sure-Fire ways to get more site traffic without spending a fortune? If you have a website or blog, then you know that search engine optimization can make or break you when it comes to achieving the amount and kind of traffic you need to succeed, and since most of the people running businesses and blogs throughout the world wide web didn’t major in computer science in college, SEO can feel like a messy and complicated mire that only the most computer literate can figure out. While having an extensive knowledge of the intricacies of search engine algorithms is certainly an asset…
  • Top 33 Unknown, Hidden, Secret Facts about Apple and Steve Jobs

    23 Aug 2014 | 3:55 am
    To take our last week’s article, Top 10 Unknown, Hidden, Secret Facts about Android one step further, today we present you with similar little known secret facts about Apple and Steve Jobs that will blow your mind. If you’re someone who is into such intriguing facts, very few technology companies have as secretive, little known and yet interesting facts as Apple and its founder, Steve Jobs. 1) Apple’s original logo had Isaac Newton in it. Apple’s very first logo had Sir Issac Newton and the falling apple. It was created by Ronald Wayne, one of the 3 people who founded Apple,…
  • Top 10 Unknown, Hidden, Secret Facts about Android

    11 Aug 2014 | 5:23 am
    In past few years, we have witnessed unprecedented growth of Android as a successful OS for smartphones and tablets and it has come a long way since it was first launched — almost to a point where it has nearly kicked other mobile OS like Windows Mobile and Blackberry out of their own turf and is locking horns with Apple’s own iOS to a fair fight. Today there are more than one billion users who use Android on their smartphones and tablets but did you know that Android was NOT Google’s idea, originally? That, Android is Open-Source and today it is used on Google Glass,…
  • Apple is Releasing Bigger, Better iPhone 6 on September 9

    5 Aug 2014 | 9:56 am
    After what felt like ages of rumors and leaks about Apple’s most anticipated iPhone 6, finally we have got a release date: September 9. Apple is said to be holding a “big media event” on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, where it’s expected to take the covers off its all-new iPhone 6, rumored to be shipped in two larger screen sizes of 4.7 and 5.5 inches, will run next-generation A8 processors and an all-new form factor. The Sept. 9 event is expected to be followed by an October 14 release in stores. From what we hear, Apple’s flagship smartphone’s upcoming operating…
  • Busted: Top 5 Tech Myths, Web Hoaxes and Pranks

    30 Jul 2014 | 11:47 pm
    How True are these Myths? – Having Diet Coke and Mentos together will make your ‘Stomach Explode’. - Cell Phones Blast and Catch Fire if you use them while Charging. - KFC serve ‘genetically manipulated chicken’. - Do NOT return missed calls from numbers beginning with +375 or +371 because you will be charged between $15 and $30 for every returned call and your contact list and other financial info will be instantly stolen from your phone. Do you know what’s common between the above sentences? They all are hoaxes and urban myths — all absolutely,…
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    The Lantronix Blog

  • #BeOurPal – September Photo Contest Winner!

    Mark Tullio
    9 Oct 2014 | 4:18 pm
    We’re pleased to announce the first winner of the Print and Learn (PAL) program’s #BeOurPal Photo Contest – high school Spanish Teacher Elizabethe! She will receive a free xPrintServer Home Edition to help her be successful in a digital educational environment. Her photo was randomly selected for the month of September and showcased a great use of technology in learning; she uses technology to create PowerPoint lessons for her Spanish students. Elizabethe says she will now use the xPrintServer Home Edition to print out educational Spanish games and worksheets that she finds on her iPad.
  • The Industry’s First Modular Console Manager Is Here!

    Mark Tullio
    2 Oct 2014 | 4:11 pm
    This week at Interop, we’re pleased to announce the launch of the SLC™ 8000 advanced modular console manager. The newest addition to our IT infrastructure management solutions, the Lantronix SLC 8000 provides secure in-band and out-of-band management that allows IT personnel of any size enterprise to centrally manage, monitor and troubleshoot IT equipment. The end result? Reduced downtime and increased response efficiency so that IT incidents are resolved quickly and with minimal or no network disruption. Its modular design makes the SLC 8000 the first of its kind, allowing users to…
  • SLB and SLC Come to Life!

    Mark Tullio
    26 Sep 2014 | 8:13 am
    Ever wonder what would happen if our products came to life? Wonder no more! In a recent video shoot, both our SLB and SLC IT infrastructure management solutions get a voice so they can talk about their features and the many benefits they bring to the IT administrators who use them. SLC: “With me doing the work virtually, you don’t have to call in the B team to go on site and compromise security … See my USB ports? Yup, got that, and I can upgrade your power supply too!” SLB: “I’m your partner to monitor, manage and troubleshoot IT equipment. And best of all, we can do this from…
  • Classroom Technology & Mobile Printing

    Mark Tullio
    12 Sep 2014 | 4:41 pm
    We recently participated in Mediaplanet’s Classroom Technology campaign in which the technology and education industries united to promote the latest in learning and tech trends in an effort to raise education standards across the nation and even the globe. We are proud to have Lantronix and the xPrintServer featured alongside industry influencers, associations and public figures that share their personal awareness efforts and education accomplishments. The campaign was distributed through USA Today on Sept. 12th, 2014 and is published online at The 12…
  • Lantronix Rallies Around Digital Classroom with Launch of Print and Learn (PAL) Program

    Mark Tullio
    29 Aug 2014 | 9:53 am
    According to the Center of Digital Education, K-12 schools in the U.S. will spend almost $10 billion on educational technology in 2014. In higher education, the National Retail Federation states that student spending for electronics (tablets, laptops, etc.) is up 20% from last year. There’s no doubt that classrooms are going digital – yet even with the increase in tablets, Chromebooks and other mobile devices, there remains a strong need to print. But printing from these mobile devices can be a challenge – with software downloads and kludgy apps that may or may not be effective. With…
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    Trending Technologies | TripleTremelo

  • Famous gaming peripheral company Razer is now valued at $1 billion

    Adeel Inam
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:21 am
    One of the leading companies in the gaming peripheral industry is enjoying a high valuation mark today. Razer, the San Diego-based gaming peripheral company has reached a valuation of $1 billion thanks to a round of funding from Intel. Razer has recently partnered itself with Tencent in order to roll out its thin, powerful and highly expensive line–up of Blade gaming laptops followed by its brand new wearable. Intel, the world’s leading provider of desktop and laptop processors, has funded several gaming companies through Intel Capital and through direct funding. Some companies that have…
  • Elon Musk states that the future of vehicles is looking smart and bright

    Adeel Inam
    19 Oct 2014 | 11:20 pm
    Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has stated that in a few years’ time, vehicles will possess the same features that smartphones possess and will end up providing a driverless experience to the drivers. Until and unless tech giant Google begins licensing its driverless-car technology to automakers, the only company that is capable of providing the closest thing to a self-driving, autonomous vehicle will be Tesla Motors. The company’s latest model, the Model S, which is set to arrive in the early months of 2015, possesses features that will provide a smart vehicle experience to users. The Model S…
  • Android L 5.0 possesses killswitch feature that will render devices useless

    Adeel Inam
    19 Oct 2014 | 11:04 pm
    Google latest operating system Android L comes bundled with a plethora of features including a killswitch feature that will end up disabling devices and as a result make them utterly useless. Possible reasons of implementing a killswitch feature into the operating system was increase in mobile theft and a high probability of personal information present on devices that can become compromised if the device is misplaced or the owner becomes a victim of theft. Since smartphones are computing devices turned mobile phones and possess a boat load of storage that will house tremendous amounts of…
  • Apple announces ‘world highest resolution’ iMac with 5K Retina display

    Adeel Inam
    19 Oct 2014 | 4:39 am
    The announcement of the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 would certainly sate the appetite of tablet enthusiasts, but those who prefer finer units more and love viewing high resolution content Apple had other offerings in its kitty. For them, the tech giant has announced a new model of iMac desktop computer that will put high display aficionados at the edge of their seats because according to Apple, the new iMac possesses a resolution that is crisper even than the 4K resolution. The 27 inch desktop computer boasts 5K resolution. While the 4K resolution measures 3840 x 2160 pixels, the 5K resolution…
  • Samsung unveils its 64 bit mobile processor

    Adeel Inam
    19 Oct 2014 | 4:08 am
    After Google decided to incorporate powerful chipsets in its Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 devices (the Nexus 6 runs on the Snapdragon 805, while the Nexus 9 comes equipped with NVIDIA’s Tegra K1), Samsung has added another chipset to its line–up. This advanced chipset carries an octa-core processor similar to the company’s Exynos 5433 chipset. The Korean manufacturer has named its latest chipset as Exynos 7 and the primary difference between the Exynos 5433 and the Exynos 7 is that the latter will support the 64 bit architecture. There were speculations that Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 805 will be…
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    The Website Owner's Manual

  • NuRelm Welcomes John Niespodzianski

    15 Oct 2014 | 2:01 pm
    John Niespodzianski was recently hired by NuRelm as a Web Application Programmer.  John is a Pittsburgh native with 25 years of technical computer experience including programming, consulting, instruction, database development, maintenance, and system administration. John is the former Chief Architect of  Tremolo Design and Development. Prior to Tremolo he was employed for 15 years at Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield, where he was a Senior Software Architect and served as Team Lead in the DevOps Engineering Department. In his spare time, John is a professional musician and filmmaker.  He is…
  • NuRelm Welcomes ARxChange

    25 Sep 2014 | 1:19 pm
    ARxChange is the nation’s largest centralized marketplace for medical receivable disposition. ARxChange provides a patent-protected integrated electronic marketplace that connects hospitals and health systems to qualified institutional capital entities that acquire structured receivables pools based on predefined pricing schedules. ARxChange recently hired NuRelm to make a good user interface on a revolutionary product even better.  By doing so, we help busy financial professionals pick exactly what they need from massive data sets. The result is better, faster decisions that…
  • Harvest Forecast for Resourcing Web Projects

    24 Sep 2014 | 1:10 pm
    We recently switched to Harvest and they just released a new tool to sweeten the deal called Forecast. We have been thinking about a good way to handle resourcing for some time. In the past, we have setup spreadsheets and looked into other apps, but nothing did what we needed quite like this. This obviously integrates with Harvest and makes it easy to manage active projects. At first, client names didn’t show and it was hard to know what projects were being added to our schedules. The Harvest team took feedback seriously and made some updates over the last few weeks; now it’s a…
  • NuRelm Welcomes Sean Gracy!

    23 Sep 2014 | 12:46 pm
    This is what “hard hitting frontend web development enthusiasm and skill” looks like. We would like to welcome Sean Gracy, one of our new Frontend Web Developers, to the NuRelm family.  Sean is an honors graduate of the Pittsburgh Technical Institute where he was recipient of the J. R. McCartan Outstanding Student Award. Sean has a passion for coding and designing brand new websites that excel above the standards of modern Web design.  He is also a talented singer/songwriter, musician, musical theater actor, and video aficionado who loves hockey. We are excited for Sean to be…
  • Vagrant Meets Rails

    19 Sep 2014 | 5:23 am
    Getting an environment up and running with Ruby on Rails can be pretty easy on a Mac or Linux machine.  It can be a little less easy on Windows.   But, either way, using Vagrants for development environment really cleans up your development universe in a few ways: It lets you have a dedicated Vagrant, and therefore a dedicated development environment, for every project It gives you the ability to let every developer on your team have precisely the same development environment Regardless of how easy it is to setup Rails, getting up and running with a Vagrant is as easy as typing…
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  • Take photos easily with Snap! 6 case for iPhone

    Nicole Batac
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:56 pm
    Worried about how you can take your selfies with the bigger iPhones? Snap! 6 has just unveiled a new case that will make it easier for you to shoot snaps with your iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Inspired by traditional cameras, it has a bit of a bulge at the back that would allow for one-handed use and it has a shutter button that you just need to press once to take a shot. And yes, you even get interchangeable lenses. You can back the Kickstarter project starting with US$35. Source: Kickstarter
  • Share your doodles with friends on Skype for Windows Phone

    Nicole Batac
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:55 pm
    Microsoft has just updated its Skype app for Windows Phone to let the artistic side of its users out. You can now share your drawings, doodles on photos, and even annotated Bing Maps on the app. The app also gets HD display support and the option to sign in using your phone’s Microsoft account. There is no word yet when the drawing feature will make its way to Android and iOS but we won’t be surprised if that shows up soon. Source: Skype Garage | Via: Engadget | Download: Windows Phone Store (Free)
  • Photo of the Motorola Droid Turbo surfaces

    Nicole Batac
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:25 pm
    In case you’ve been following rumours and updates about Motorola, Verizon is about to get the new Droid Turbo from them in the coming week. And more leaks have surfaced, including the photos of the new device. The supposedly-still-retired @evleaks just posted a photo of the Droid Turbo. In it you can see the Kevlar-inspired back, the 21-megapixel rear camera with dual-flash, and power and volume buttons. Some of the other leaked specs include a 5.2-inch QHD display with Gorilla Glass 3, 3GB RAM, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 2.7GHz processor, and 3,900mAh battery. We’ll get official…
  • iOS 8.1 coming today with features and fixes

    Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:41 am
      In time to enable Apple Pay functionality in the US, iOS 8.1 is expected to roll out later on today. The update is mostly designed to help with Apple Pay features and should also make it possible to experience some of the messaging and calling features tied into Continuity features such as call and SMS relay and the return of the Camera Roll as well as iCloud Drive functionality. As with most iOS OTA (Over the Air Updates), we expect Apple's servers to get slammed for the first day or so making downloads take longer. 
  • Sony Xperia Z2 and Z2 Tablet tipped to get PS4 Remote Play feature

    Nicole Batac
    19 Oct 2014 | 5:11 pm
    It would make perfect sense if the six-month-old Sony Xperia Z2 and Z2 Tablet get the PlayStation 4 Remote Play feature. And if the slip up by Sony is any indication, we might be seeing it soon. The XperiaBlog found on the Xperia Lounge app mentions the Sony devices that will support the gaming feature when it comes out next month. Aside from the new Z3 devices, it would seem the Z2 and Z2 Tablet will be getting it, too. XperiaBlog believes this is part of the rumoured Android 4.4.4 update for the Z2 gadgets. We have to wait a bit more to see if there is any truth to this report. Source:…
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  • Redmi 1S v45 Update Released – Fixes Heating issue, Optimizes RAM usage, and Improves Battery life

    13 Oct 2014 | 1:27 pm
    There is a good news for Redmi 1S users in India. Xiaomi has just released the much needed update for their entry level smartphone ‘Redmi 1S’. The MIUI update v45 (JHCMIBH45.0) stable is a major and significant update for Redmi 1S, as it address several important issues that users have frequently reported with their device. The v45 system update for Redmi 1S is now available over-the-air (OTA) and it is a whopping 515 MB in size. This update fixes various major issues in Redmi 1S such as overheating issue, high RAM consumption, less battery life and performance issues caused during…
  • Official IRCTC App for Android Now Available

    13 Oct 2014 | 1:18 am
    Indian Railways has finally released their official IRCTC Android app – “IRCTC Connect”. The IRCTC app was launched last year for Windows Phone 8 and surprisingly it wasn’t released for the most popular mobile platforms – iOS and Android. Finally, IRCTC app has been launched for Android devices running Android 4.1 and above. The app is available for free from the Google Play store and is ad-supported. IRCTC Connect is the official Indian railways ticket booking application for Android that makes online ticketing possible anywhere, directly using your Android smartphone. The app…
  • How to Customize Quick Settings Toggles in MIUI 6

    10 Oct 2014 | 5:55 am
    Android phones usually come skinned with the manufacturers custom user interface such as Samsung’s TouchWiz, HTC’s Sense, Sony’s Xperia UI, Asus Zen UI and so on. These custom UI generally comes with Quick Settings menu that is accessible from the notifications panel or by swiping down with 2-finger gesture. The Quick settings includes several toggles for quickly toggling off/on device settings like Wi-Fi, Mobile data, Rotation, Bluetooth, Brightness, etc. Xiaomi phones running MIUI ROM also comes with quick settings, and long pressing an icon open its individual setting page. In MIUI…
  • Download Google Play Store 5.0.31 Update with Material Design [APK]

    10 Oct 2014 | 2:05 am
    Google has silently started rolling out the new version of Google Play Store for Android that features material design. The latest version of Play Store is 5.0.31 while the former version is 4.9.13. Play store 5.0 is a significant update as it introduces the awesome “Material Design”, a brand new app icon, what’s new is highlighted in green that now shows the entire new features in an update without scrolling all the way down unlike before. The update also brings new icons for Play store Recommendations widget and apps update notifications.   …
  • Fix – Comments not showing in Thesis theme after WordPress 4.0 Upgrade

    9 Oct 2014 | 7:16 am
    A month ago, WordPress Version 4.0 “Benny” was released for the public with several enhancements and bug fixes. Though the new WP release went smooth but the new update caused few problems for WordPress users running the older version of Thesis theme. The issue is happening with Thesis 1.8.5 and older versions of Thesis earlier than v1.8.5, that aren’t compatible with WordPress 4.0. As a result of this, Thesis 1.x users might notice 500 Server Error and “Comments not appearing in posts” after upgrading to WordPress 4.0. A similar issue occurred on our site, where readers were able…
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    Ng Online News » Ng Online News

  • Top 5 benefits of using Internet as business marketing

    Kevin Johnson
    16 Oct 2014 | 8:11 am
    Top 5 benefits of using Internet as business marketing Find a good Business Broker video In You area. In the past, the use of internet when improving business can been one of the goals of businesspersons across the world. This is so because the number of benefits that comes with proper use of the internet. The following are the benefits that your business will enjoy after using Internet as business marketing the products and services they offer: Lower the cost of marketing Marketing is one of the costs that many businesses often have a hard time coping up with when operating in the market.
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    Monday Note

  • How Facebook and Google Now Dominate Media Distribution

    Frédéric Filloux
    19 Oct 2014 | 11:02 am
      The news media sector has become heavily dependent on traffic from Facebook and Google. A reliance now dangerously close to addiction. Maybe it’s time to refocus on direct access.  Digital publishers pride themselves on their ability to funnel traffic from search and social, namely Google and Facebook (we’ll see that Twitter, contrary to its large public image, is in fact a minuscule traffic source.) In ly business, we hunt for the best Search Engine Optimization specialists, social strategists, community managers to expand the reach of our precious journalistic material;…
  • The iPad’s Future

    Jean-Louis Gassée
    19 Oct 2014 | 11:02 am
      The new iPad Air 2 is more than a mere iteration, but the real revolution in the iPad line may be heralded by the introduction of the iPhone 6 Plus. The new iPad Air 2 looks and feels terrific. Hold an iPad mini in one hand and an iPad Air 2 in the other —  they seem to weigh about the same. This is an illusion: The 341 gram mini is lighter than the 444 gram Air 2 (.75 vs .98 pounds; both with cellular equipment), but the Air 2 is almost impossibly thin. At 6.1 mm, the Air 2 makes the mini’s 7.4 mm feel bulky. The iPad Air 2 also has an improved screen, a better camera, enhanced…
  • HP’s Old Curses

    Jean-Louis Gassée
    12 Oct 2014 | 10:42 am
      Finally! HP did what everyone but its CEO and Board thought inevitable: They spun off the commoditized PC and printing businesses. This is an opportunity to look deeper into HP’s culture for roots of today’s probably unsolvable problems. The visionary sheep of Corporate America are making a sharp 180º turn in remarkable lockstep. Conglomerates and diversification strategies are out. Focus, focus, focus is now the path to growth and earnings purity. As reported in last week’s Monday Note, eBay’s John Donahoe no longer believes that eBay and PayPal “make sense together”,…
  • News Media: Diversify or Die

    Frédéric Filloux
    5 Oct 2014 | 11:18 am
    The era of news media based on single product is over. In every field, diversification is mandatory, but yields will vary. Decisive prioritization will make a big difference.  Below is a list – by no means exhaustive – of products and services to be found in most media organizations. Their targets include both individual customers (I use the term on purpose because it goes well beyond the notion of readers), as well as corporate clients. Difficult as it may seem, I’ve assigned a tentative value to each item. In turn, the sum of items in any given mix must translate into the…
  • eBay Under New Management – Again

    Jean-Louis Gassée
    5 Oct 2014 | 11:17 am
    Apple Pay, not even launched yet, is already making waves. Apple’s payment system has caused eBay to move people and business units around. Early in 2012, PayPal’s President, Scott Thompson, abruptly left the company to become CEO of Yahoo. During his four-year tenure at the eBay subsidiary, Thompson had doubled PayPal’s user population and increased payment volume by 26% per year to over $120B. So why did he leave? eBay CEO John Donahoe put it this way: “Scott wanted to be a CEO, and that’s great. He felt the opportunity wasn’t going to come along again. He had the best non-CEO…
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  • Cool Websites & Tools – Earth View, Discuss Medical Cases, & Interpret Music Lyrics

    Mark O'Neill
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:31 pm
    Bond – is a simple app that reminds you to keep in touch with all the people that really matter to you. You have different ways to keep in touch with different people. You can either call, text or send them a Facebook message. Once set up, the app gives you regular reminders to reach out to them. Earth View – displays a beautiful and unique satellite image from Google Maps every time you open a new tab. Click the Globe icon in the lower right corner to launch the current view in Google Maps. ODrive – simplifies access to...Read the full article: Cool Websites & Tools…
  • The Most Annoying Things You Can Do In An Open Office

    Dave LeClair
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:30 pm
    Plenty of businesses are switching to open offices because they offer some interesting advantages such as the free flow of ideas and an open line of communication. However, they require a certain amount of etiquette, or things can become really, really annoying. This infographic shows you some of the most annoying things that happen in an open office. Do you do any of these, or do you have a coworker who does? Hit the comments section below and let us know! Via Account Temps Click To EnlargeRead the full article: The Most Annoying Things You Can Do In An Open Office
  • Pumpkin Tips For Halloween, Draw A Perfect Freehand Circle & More With DaveHax [Stuff to Watch]

    Tim Brookes
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:30 pm
    DaveHax is a YouTube channel full of useful and not-so-useful tips and tricks – including amazing pumpkin ones!Read the full article: Pumpkin Tips For Halloween, Draw A Perfect Freehand Circle & More With DaveHax [Stuff to Watch]
  • The Doom Of The Double Irish, And How It Affects You

    Harry Guinness
    20 Oct 2014 | 11:00 am
    Technology companies currently using a tax scheme known as the Double Irish will soon have to look for other ways to reduce their tax burdens. Starting next year, the controversial tax reduction measure will no longer work for new companies. Companies already using it — including tech giants Google, Apple, Adobe, Amazon and Oracle — will have until 2020 to stop. How the Double Irish Works Companies use the Double Irish, a strategy which leverages Ireland’s corporate tax laws, to reduce their tax burden in their home country, usually the United States. The strategy is so named…
  • Free, Unlimited Cloud Storage Is Here! Is Hive Right For You?

    Jessica Coccimiglio
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am
    There are lots of cloud storage services to choose from — but they all limit the amount of storage you get to some number of gigabytes, or cost money (sometimes both). When you hit a cap, you have to start deleting your files or, shudder, open a new account with a new service. Until now: Enter Hive. Hive, which launched October 13 this year and was included in this week’s Cool Websites & Tools, is… The first free unlimited cloud service in the world. That’s a bold claim, so there are a few important things you need to know that make...Read the full article: Free,…
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  • 40 Majestic Examples of Abstract Architecture Photography

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    19 Oct 2014 | 10:27 pm
    Abstract architecture photography is different from regular architecture photography. It offers a new perspective. It allows the viewer’s imagination run wild. You no longer see the full picture. Instead, you see a small piece of a much bigger puzzle. I guess you can sort of call this a tease. The artist takes a photo and lets you decide for yourself what you see and feel. This is the exact reason why I love abstract architecture photography. You have no surrounding context to help you formulate an educated thought about the photo at hand. Instead you see what looks like an abstract…
  • iPhone 6 Giveaway

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    18 Oct 2014 | 3:56 am
    The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are here, breaking sales records and quickly becoming one of the most sought-after devices on the market. Wouldn’t it be awesome to win one for free? Now you can, with the Epic iPhone 6 Giveaway in the Inspirationfeed Deals store! They are the largest iPhones ever made, with the iPhone 6 coming in at 4.7 inches and the 6 Plus at a whopping 5.5 inches. Which size is for you? Well with this giveaway, the winner can take their pick of the two sizes, getting a $600 Apple gift card to spend on the iPhone of your choice. Enter to win HERE – and good luck! And if you…
  • 25 Exceptional Vase Designs

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    16 Oct 2014 | 10:16 pm
    There was a time when a vase served only two functions: 1) the display of flowers or 2) as a family heirloom to be kept in a crystal cabinet. Those days are over. Now, a creatively designed vase can be so much more. It can be the centerpiece of a room, part of an overall design scheme, a gift to a loved one or the finishing touch on an artful display. The brilliant thing about creative vase designs is that the possibilities are limitless. You can tailor the style to suit your particular tastes and personality. How would someone describe you? Are you a hippy earth child at heart? Think smooth…
  • 30 Home Office Design Ideas to Help You Live a Better Life

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    15 Oct 2014 | 10:20 pm
    Working from your home can be a challenge, but it’s far better than being stuck in a cubicle. Apart from focusing on your work and not being distracted, the other main problem people run into is having a comfortable home office. It’s true, if your office is dull and boring then getting work done is hard. You want to make your office feel cozy. It’s your office. So why shouldn’t it represent you? Today we gathered thirty beautiful office design ideas that will help you work from home in style. While browsing, keep an eye out for functional, decorative, and creative…
  • 10 Books Guaranteed to Expand Your Mind

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    14 Oct 2014 | 10:08 pm
    Never in human history have we had the opportunity to read such a wide variety of books. No longer do we have to go to the library or bookstore and reserve a bestseller with a three mile long waitlist, or spend hours searching fruitlessly for a rare copy of a book about an esoteric topic. With the advent of e-readers and online bookshops, the entire world of literature is at our fingertips. It’s easy to fall into reading our same favorite authors or genres but the era of technology practically begs the reader to expand his or her bookshelves to include titles that you might never have come…
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    Technology and Physics News from

  • Facetless crystals that mimic starfish shells could advance 3D-printing pills

    Science News Desk
    20 Oct 2014 | 11:16 am
    In a design that mimics a hard-to-duplicate texture of starfish shells, University of Michigan engineers have made rounded crystals that have no facets. "We call them nanolobes. They look like little hot air balloons that are rising from the surface," said Olga Shalev, a doctoral student in materials science and engineering who worked on the more
  • World’s thinnest piezoelectric generator using molybdenum disulfide

    Science News Desk
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:07 am
    Researchers from Columbia Engineering and the Georgia Institute of Technology have reported the first experimental observation of piezoelectricity and the piezotronic effect in an atomically thin material, molybdenum disulfide (MoS2), resulting in a unique electric generator and mechanosensation devices that are optically transparent, extremely light, and very bendable and more
  • New circuit design could unlock the power of experimental superconducting computer chips

    Science News Desk
    17 Oct 2014 | 7:45 am
    Computer chips with superconducting circuits — circuits with zero electrical resistance — would be 50 to 100 times as energy-efficient as today’s chips, an attractive trait given the increasing power consumption of the massive data centers that power the Internet’s most popular sites. Superconducting chips also promise greater processing power: Superconducting circuits that use so-called Josephson junctions have been clocked at 770 gigahertz, or 500 times the speed of the chip in the iPhone more
  • Microrobots armed with new force-sensing system to probe cells

    Science News Desk
    15 Oct 2014 | 8:45 am
    Inexpensive microrobots capable of probing and manipulating individual cells and tissue for biological research and medical applications are closer to reality with the design of a system that senses the minute forces exerted by a robot's tiny probe. Microrobots small enough to interact with cells already exist. However, there is no easy, inexpensive way to measure the small forces applied to cells by the robots. Measuring these microforces is essential to precisely control the bots and to use them to study more
  • The Security Risks Of a Cloud Based Environment

    Ravi Das
    13 Oct 2014 | 4:49 pm
    For a small to medium sized business today, owning an on-premise IT infrastructure is almost out of the question.  The driving factor behind this is primarily cost, and it stems from three main areas:   1)    The costs to acquire the required hardware (such as the servers) and software; 2)    The costs associated with hardware and software upgrades and licensing; 3)    The costs it takes to hire an IT staff to maintain this more
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    Insivia Marketing + Web Design

  • How Can Manufacturers Get the Right Customers?

    14 Oct 2014 | 9:16 am
    For Manufacturers it can be a struggle to capture the right customers. In this insivia insight Andy shares a few tips to make this process a success. Did you like this insight? Make sure you stay connected to our Facebook & Twitter to receive our most recent news & updates!
  • How to Use Marketing Automation to Sell Your SAAS Product

    30 Sep 2014 | 9:15 am
    In this insight Derek shares a few ways you can use marketing automation in your strategy to help sell your SAAS product. Did you like this insight? Make sure you stay connected to our Facebook & Twitter to receive our most recent news & updates!
  • How to get a head start on marketing your product

    18 Sep 2014 | 8:47 am
    When developing a new product or service many people don’t think to begin their marketing ahead of time. Doing this can greatly increase your chances for success. In this insight Andy shares a few ways you can get your product out to your audience before it launches. Did you like this insight? Make sure you stay connected to our Facebook & Twitter to receive our most recent news & updates!
  • What should you do once you have a customer? – SAAS Marketing

    15 Sep 2014 | 7:13 am
    Once you close a lead it’s important to make sure you do everything you can to give them a great experience. This won’t just help retain the customer, but can also lead to referrals.  In this insight Patrick explains what you should be doing to make sure your customers get what they need and come back wanting more.  Did you like this insight? Make sure you stay connected to our Facebook & Twitter to receive our most recent news & updates!
  • 3 Twitter Tips for Lawyers

    12 Sep 2014 | 8:41 am
    1. Pay Attention to Your Target Market Before you say anything on twitter, take a look at what is already being said by following your target market. Expand Your Reach: Step one: Follow your professional network! Follow clients, partners, and peers to learn what information/ updates are most important to them and so they can help expand your message through retweets. Clients (past, current, and potential) Partners (past, current, and potential) Peers (colleagues, law school network, etc.) Monitor Competitive Strategies Follow your current and potential competitors to get an idea of how they…
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    Top News - MIT Technology Review

  • Isaac Asimov Mulls “How Do People Get New Ideas?”

    20 Oct 2014 | 9:15 am
    Note from Arthur Obermayer, friend of the author:
  • How a Wiki Is Keeping Direct-to-Consumer Genetics Alive

    18 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The FDA ordered 23andMe to stop selling its health tests. But for the intrepid, genome knowledge is still available.When Meg DeBoe decided to tap her Christmas fund to order a $99 consumer DNA test from 23andMe last year, she was disappointed: it arrived with no information on what her genes said about her chance of developing Alzheimer’s and heart disease. The report only delved into her genetic genealogy, possible relatives, and ethnic roots.
  • Air Traffic Control for Drones

    16 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    If large numbers of commercial drones are to take to the skies, they’ll need an air traffic control system.How do you keep small drone aircraft safe in the world’s busiest national airspace? One idea is to have them use cellphone networks to feed data back to an air traffic control system made just for drones.
  • Can Apple Pay Do to Your Wallet What iTunes Did for Music?

    15 Oct 2014 | 2:30 pm
    With added security, better design, and improved convenience, Apple Pay hopes to finally make mobile payments commonplace at the register.
  • The Right Way to Fix the Internet

    13 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Letting go of an obsession with net neutrality could free technologists to make online services even better.If you’re like most people, your monthly smartphone bill is steep enough to make you shudder. As consumers’ appetite for connectivity keeps growing, the price of wireless service in the United States tops $130 a month in many households.
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    Emerging Technology and Trends

  • 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.
  • TechQuarters honoured at National Apprenticeship Awards 2014

    24 Sep 2014 | 3:49 am
    TechQuarters – a Firebrand Apprenticeship partner - was last night crowned Small Employer of the Year in the Regional finals of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2014. The award recognises their continued contribution, commitment and success through their Apprenticeship programme. TechQuarters will now compete in the National finals, to be recognised as the best Small Employer of Apprentices in the United Kingdom.
  • Future Enterprise- The Future of the Globalised Enterprise

    5 Sep 2014 | 1:03 am
    The Director of the Future Planet Research Centre- David Hunter Tow, predicts that Globalisation will be an unstoppable force in the 21st century and the only salvation for Eaaarth 2.0 as it races towards its imminent tipping point of harsh climate change and exhaustion of finite resources. In such a globalised society the future enterprise will also be forced to substantially adapt its operating and management strategies to encompass a more innovative, ethical and collaborative mindset, regardless of size or industry, in order to survive.
  • The Secure Exchange of Protected Health Information

    7 Aug 2014 | 5:16 am
    By Mike Morper, VP of Marketing, Notable Solutions    To demonstrate meaningful use of electronic health records (EHR), as required by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, hospitals must fulfill the seemingly contradictory mandates to increase ...
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  • iOS Photography App – Faded – Temporarily Free Today

    Joanne Carter
    20 Oct 2014 | 4:38 am
    Faded is a popular app that has some great filters to enhance your images. There are 34 with the standard app and there are an additional 36 filters availalbe to […] The post iOS Photography App – Faded – Temporarily Free Today appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
  • Flickr Group Showcase – TheAppWhisperer (TAW) – 19 October 2014

    Joanne Carter
    19 Oct 2014 | 4:13 am
    Just when I thought it could not get any better, it did! This weeks’ Flickr Group Showcase is totally bursting with incredibly strong mobile images. Whilst curating this set this […] The post Flickr Group Showcase – TheAppWhisperer (TAW) – 19 October 2014 appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
  • iOS Photography App – Psychometry|Photographs by Carol Golemboski – Temporarily Free

    Joanne Carter
    18 Oct 2014 | 10:59 am
    We have featured this app several times on theappwhisperer, it’s an app that’s bursting with intrigue and imagination.  Carol Golemboski uses antiquated objects as metaphors in carefully staged scenes. Her […] The post iOS Photography App – Psychometry|Photographs by Carol Golemboski – Temporarily Free appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
  • Competition – The Terry O’Neill Photography Award 2014 – With Mobile Category

    Joanne Carter
    18 Oct 2014 | 3:55 am
    The Terry O’Neill Award is one of the world’s most respected and leading photography prizes. It attracts thousands of entries every year from around the globe. The distinguished judges offer […] The post Competition – The Terry O’Neill Photography Award 2014 – With Mobile Category appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
  • Ambient Design Launches ArtRage Painting Software for Android

    Joanne Carter
    18 Oct 2014 | 3:45 am
    Ambient Design, the award-winning creator of realistic art software, announced today that it is launching ArtRage for Android, optimized for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4.  Samsung has selected ArtRage […] The post Ambient Design Launches ArtRage Painting Software for Android appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
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  • ICD-10 – Myths and Facts

    Natalie Tornese
    19 Oct 2014 | 10:55 pm
    With the ICD-10 compliance date fast approaching, many providers and medical coders continue to be plagued by doubts and ambiguities related to the new coding system. It is important that they obtain a clear view regarding ICD-10 and the features that distinguish it, as well as the government’s stand regarding its implementation. Successful ICD-10 implementation demands considerable training and education for clinicians, coders and others within the healthcare fraternity that is associated with the revenue cycle. Flawless transition to the new coding system also requires specific and…
  • Outpatient Diagnostic Errors Now Common in the US – 1 in 20 US Adults Affected

    Julie Clements
    16 Oct 2014 | 6:00 pm
    Misdiagnosis is proven to be a serious concern for hospitals and may lead to patient harm, incorrect or delayed treatment, wasted resources and malpractice lawsuits. A wrong diagnosis by a healthcare professional can also result in medical coding errors. Inaccurate codes in medical bills can lead to medical office financial problems such as delayed payments, reimbursement denials, costly fines and loss of revenue. Even though, patient misdiagnosis has always existed as a major problem in the medical field, the number of cases reporting misdiagnosis issue has increased significantly. A recent…
  • How Patient Engagement Benefits Your Revenue Cycle

    Rajeev Rajagopal
    14 Oct 2014 | 10:36 pm
    Keeping the patients engaged and loyal has become important to the long-term financial viability of a healthcare practice. The new health plans have increase the patient’s financial responsibility and they need to be well-informed about their healthcare options. They also have higher expectations about the quality of care. Better patient engagement can reduce the costs of healthcare, improve outcomes, and benefit your practice’s revenue cycle. Strategies to Boost Patient Engagement There are many ways to engage patients and provide improved service to boost practice revenue:…
  • HHS Confirms 2015 Premiums and Deductibles for Medicare Part A and B

    Meghann Kiernan
    13 Oct 2014 | 2:23 am
    In a press release published on October 9, the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Sylvia Burwell announced next year’s standard Medicare premium and deductibles with no change for Part B and a slight change for Part A. With approximately 49 million Medicare Part B enrollees, premiums and deductibles will remain unchanged at $104.90 and $147 respectively for 2015. At the same time, the premiums of Medicare Part A will fall 4.5 percent ($19) to $407 in 2015. Though the providers can continue to bill for their services with this year’s deductible in 2015 for Medicare Part…
  • Prepare to Meet the Tougher Physician Quality Reporting Requirements

    Natalie Tornese
    10 Oct 2014 | 12:00 am
    Physician quality reporting system (PQRS) was established in 2007 and is a pay for reporting program that provides a combination of incentive payments and negative payment adjustments to encourage providers to report quality information during patient encounters. All physicians as well as non-physician practitioners that provide covered PFS services for Medicare Part B Fee for Service (FFS) beneficiaries can participate in this program. PQRS benefits and penalty payments are calculated each year on the basis of a specified percent of each Eligible Professional (EP)’s Medicare Part B…
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  • Is The Chupacabra Real?

    29 Sep 2014 | 9:51 am
    Is the Chupacabra real? The video below explains the possible species connections the Chupacabra could have. For example, is it a rat/kangaroo mix? Or what? Is the Chupacabra a new species all together? Is it a cross between two species?Many of the sightings that are hyped in the media are always proven false. That doesn't mean the Chupacabra isn't real. Nature can do weird things, and the idea of strange mutations isn't a crazy one. Until caught, the Chupacabra will remain reclusive, and mythological. The truth is out there.
  • The Real Sounds Of Hell

    28 Sep 2014 | 7:05 pm
    Researchers from a remote part of Siberia claim to have recorded real sounds from hell. They drilled a hole roughly 14 kilometers deep into earth's crust. The researchers noted an unusual amount of heat coming from the hole. After dropping ultra-sensitive microphones into the hole--to measure the earth's movements--they discovered strange feedback coming into the mics. The video below is a sample of what they recorded. It's the real sounds of hell. Maybe...If you get scared easily, don't watch the video. I warned you.'The last discovery was nevertheless the most shocking to our ears, so much…
  • Cold Weight Loss Benefits Without The Cold

    7 Jun 2014 | 8:26 pm
    Brr-brr-brr! Scientists have discovered a way to make the body of mice burn calories as if they were exposed to the freezing cold. A potential future treatment for obesity in humans!White fat to brown fat Humans are born with a decent amount of brown fat. Brown fat is the fat best used for insulation from the cold. White fat stores energy, while brown fat is the energy burner--which comes in really handy when you want to lose some weight. Sadly, as we humans get older, brown fat seems to disappear. Ajay Chawla (UC), San Fran, and his team injected obese mice with interleukin-4 (a…
  • Most fascinating science news of the week (Dec 15, 2012)

    15 Dec 2012 | 5:04 pm
    Here are some of the most fascinating science news stories of the week:CU-Boulder team develops swarm of pingpong ball-sized robotsUniversity of Colorado Boulder Assistant Professor Nikolaus Correll likes to think in multiples. If one robot can accomplish a singular task, think how much more could be accomplished if you had hundreds of them. Read more: discover 'missing link' of black holes The discovery of a bingeing black hole in our nearest neighbouring galaxy,…
  • Geminid meteor shower live stream

    13 Dec 2012 | 6:34 pm
    The Geminid meteor shower occurs on an annual basis, when the extinct comet 3200 Phaethon sprinkles the Earth with its debris tail. Get outside tonight between midnight and 3 a.m. to catch a glimpse of this amazing spectacle.Expect to see roughly 100+ meteors per hour during the peak at 2-3 a.m.If you can't get out to see Geminid, NASA will be live streaming the event via a camera at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. Below is the embedded live stream:If you would like to go directly to the NASA live stream event, here's the link:…
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  • iOS 8.1 Out Now With Apple Pay

    20 Oct 2014 | 12:41 pm
    Heads up, iOS users. Apple just released the latest update to its mobile operating system, iOS 8.1, which includes support for Apple Pay. The new mobile wallet feature lets you pay for items using your phone at certain retailers, but it only works on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Those who spring for a […]
  • Report: Microsoft Finally Ready to Release Smartwatch

    20 Oct 2014 | 12:39 pm
    Microsoft is reportedly prepping a wearable device for launch in the next few weeks. The smartwatch, which tracks a wearer's heart rate and syncs with various mobile platforms, Forbes said, is expected to hit shelves in time for the holiday shopping season. Notably, the device would sync across platforms to iPhones, Android devices, and Windows […]
  • Apple OS X Yosemite

    19 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Still the best desktop OS you can get, Yosemite is sleek, beautiful, and brimming with conveniences and new features. It also boasts the most efficient use of screen real estate of any desktop operating system along with deep social media and Apple ecosystem integration. Read more ...
  • Snapchat to Roll Out First Ads This Weekend

    19 Oct 2014 | 6:10 am
    Like it or not — ads are invading Snapchat this weekend. The self-destructing messaging app maker earlier this month confirmed plans to start rolling out ads, and now it's actually happening. Snapchat on Friday announced that the first ad will arrive this weekend in the "Recent Updates" section for those in the U.S. "It's the first time […]
  • Apple Reveals iMac With ‘Retina 5K Display’

    16 Oct 2014 | 3:12 pm
    In addition to updating its iPad lineup, Apple today also revealed a 27-inch iMac with Retina display and a new Mac mini. The new iMac has what Apple calls a "Retina 5K display" because its 5,120-by-2,880 display has four times more pixels than the standard 27-inch iMac and 67 percent more pixels than a 4K […]
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  • Chinese authorities just launched “a malicious attack on Apple” that could captu…

    Avinash Kumpati
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:08 am
    Chinese authorities just launched “a malicious attack on Apple” that could capture user names and passwords of anyone who logs into the iCloud from anywhere in the country, the well-respected censorship watchdog reports. With that information, a hacker can view users contacts, photos, messages and personal information stored in the cloud. As of last night, the Chinese firewall is blocking all local connections to, redirecting those connections to a dummy site designed to look exactly like Apple's login page. If you're using Firefox or Chrome, you'll…
  • Microsoft is planning to launch its own wearable fitness band in the coming week…

    Avinash Kumpati
    19 Oct 2014 | 2:54 pm
    Microsoft is planning to launch its own wearable fitness band in the coming weeks. Forbes reports that the announcement is due "within the next few weeks" Microsoft Plans To Launch A Wearable Device Within Weeks The cross-platform smart watch will passively monitor heart rate and have a battery life of more than two days, sources say. Read the rest of the story at
  • This is the killer feature! New iPad Air 2 is the first device in the U.S. with…

    Avinash Kumpati
    17 Oct 2014 | 6:27 pm
    This is the killer feature! New iPad Air 2 is the first device in the U.S. with a multicarrier SIM card, making it the first device that you can switch between three wireless carriers with just a click in the settings.,2817,2470579,00.asp What's New Now: Why the iPad Air 2 SIM Will Freak Carriers Out Apple quietly made the new iPad air 2 the first device in the US with a multicarrier SIM card, making it the first device that you can switch between three wireless carriers with just a click in the settings. Read the rest of the story at…
  • This is the major problem for Android and its apps.

    Avinash Kumpati
    16 Oct 2014 | 7:47 pm
    This is the major problem for Android and its apps. Read the rest of the story at
  • This is the major problem for Android and its apps.

    Avinash Kumpati
    16 Oct 2014 | 7:47 pm
    This is the major problem for Android and its apps. Read the rest of the story at
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    1E Blogs - Insight and debate on IT Efficiency

  • Proud to be supporting National Adoption Week 2014

    Sumir Karayi
    20 Oct 2014 | 2:36 am
    1E has long been a keen supporter of the British Association of Adoption and Fostering (BAAF), and I am delighted to say that our company will be supporting BAAF’s National Adoption Week campaign again this year. Last year BAAF was able to match just over 1,000 children thanks to its supporters, including the efforts of all 1E staff. National Adoption Week 2014 takes place from 3-9 November, and this year the main focus is on keeping brothers and sisters together (where this is believed to be in the best interest of the children in question), so BAAF will be asking all their supporters…
  • Introducing MyWorkNow from 1E

    Simon Rust
    16 Oct 2014 | 3:28 am
    Over the last few weeks I have been building up a series of blog articles that build a picture of the IT landscape and how it is being used today. The premise is pretty simple, our technology users are becoming smarter and more demanding, with new technologies appearing weekly (in some cases daily) to help the user do things in smarter, more efficient ways and their expectations upon IT are greater than they have ever been. At 1E, we have been building technology solutions for the enterprise for over 10 years to make the technology smarter, more efficient, and above all cost less than it has…
  • 1E Nomad Performance Impacts

    Ed Aldrich
    15 Oct 2014 | 4:30 am
    In my pre-sales role, when explaining the technical aspect of 1E Nomad, I’m often asked about the impact Nomad has on the end user’s personal computer. Remember, the entire premise is to leverage the existing computers in the estate to facilitate downloading and distribution of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) content of all kinds. Being concerned about the possible adverse impact this may impart on the users of those machines is a natural concern. Simply saying “trust me, they won’t even know it’s there!” is not an adequate response. This article is intended…
  • ConfigMgr 2012 R2 OSD: Create Your Own TS Templates

    Mike Terrill
    13 Oct 2014 | 4:48 am
    If you spend a lot of time creating ConfigMgr 2012 R2 OSD Task Sequences, you probably have a method for inserting the steps and groups that you like to use in every TS you create.  Maybe you open a reference TS up and copy and paste steps into a new TS that you are creating.  Maybe you export and import your favorite task sequences or just right-click on one and copy it in the console.  Wouldn’t it be great if you could just create a template of your favorite task sequences and be able to pick them when running through the Create MDT Task Sequence wizard?  Yeah – I was…
  • ActiveEfficiency 1.7 – What does it mean for AppClarity and Shopping?

    Gokul Raju
    10 Oct 2014 | 4:54 am
    As a follow-up to my previous article about 1E’s efficiency platform, ActiveEfficiency (Enable Efficiency, Leverage ActiveEfficiency!), I am here to talk about our latest update to ActiveEfficiency, the newly released ActiveEfficiency 1.7 ! I intend to explore how ActiveEfficiency Server 1.7 has made significant strides in improving usability, performance, and configurability, thereby delivering better value to the suite of 1E products, such as AppClarity, our Software Asset Management solution, and Shopping, the Enterprise App Store. Let me take you through all the interesting…
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  • PMML – Predictive Model Markup Language

    8 Oct 2014 | 1:44 pm
    Originally posted on: PMML Overview An XML standard managed by the Data Mining Group ( ) whose members include IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAS, SPSS,, NCR, SAP, KXEN, Magnify, MINEit, & StatSoft Predictive Model Markup Language (PMML) is an XML mark up language to describe statistical and data mining models. PMML describes the inputs to data mining models, the transformations used prior to prepare data for data mining, and the parameters which define the models themselves. It is the…
  • Setting up AngularJS with Visual Studio Express 2013 for Web

    Doug Lampe
    8 Oct 2014 | 1:43 pm
    Originally posted on: my previous post, I outlined a general structure for setting up an application using node.js and other open tools in Visual Studio Express.  Now I would like to expand this to show how I would host the angular-seed starter application for AngularJS.  If you aren’t familiar with AngularJS or the seed app, you might want to take a look before continuing because I am going to assume you are already familiar with both. First, I used the same…
  • Why All Web Apps Should Use SOA (and What That Means)

    Doug Lampe
    8 Oct 2014 | 11:46 am
    Originally posted on: the beginning, there was GET and POST. In those days, most of the World Wide Web was read-only and browsed with text-based browsers. Then came graphical browsers, CSS, e-commerce, SSL, streaming video, mobile devices, etc. Two things withstood the test of time: GET and POST (we’ll ignore the other request methods for poetic license). Web applications are, and have always been, “service-oriented”. But what exactly does that mean and how does it change your…
  • Analytics Drives Adoption - SPTechCon 2014 Presentation By BrightStarr and Webtrends

    8 Oct 2014 | 8:59 am
    Originally posted on: Analytics Drives Adoption - SPTechCon 2014 Presentation By BrightStarr and Webtrends from kapoorkunaal
  • Send your name to Mars!

    8 Oct 2014 | 2:07 am
    Originally posted on: Jet Propulsion Laboratory (part of NASA) at is allowing you to send your name to Mars!
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    Slice of MIT by the Alumni Association

  • Concussion Sensor Aims for Early Detection

    Nicole Morell
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:00 am
    Would-be entrepreneurs often look for that aha moment for their next great idea. Founder of Jolt Sensor Ben Harvatine ’12 could have done without his. Harvatine’s moment came as the result of a serious knock to the head during wrestling practice at MIT. “Between dehydration and repeated knocks to the head, I didn’t know why I was dizzy,” he shares. Though he had suffered concussions before, this one left him feeling sick for months after. “I mostly hid in my room with the lights off. I couldn’t handle light and noises,” he says. Several months after the injury, Harvatine took…
  • Photo of the Week by Clinton Blackburn ’08—October 18, 2014

    Joe McGonegal
    18 Oct 2014 | 3:00 am
    Wyliena thinks of something sad (© Clinton Blackburn). Clinton Blackburn is a photographer in Cambridge, MA. View more work on his website. View other alumni photos of the week.  
  • Documentaries MIT-Style: Experience Interactive, Multimedia, Immersive Storytelling

    Nancy DuVergne Smith
    17 Oct 2014 | 3:00 am
    Telling real stories in interactive time is the MIT Open Documentary Lab’s experimental turf. The lab brings together storytellers, technologists, and scholars to invent new storytelling modes that focus on collaborative, interactive, and immersive forms. The research goal is to understand the impact and evolution of such new story forms. The MIT Open Documentary Lab explores and studies new storytelling modes. Documentaries are taking a creative leap thanks to influences such as television, ubiquitous handheld cameras, user-generated content, interactive documentary forms, and work…
  • Architecture by Moonlight: Alumni Books Podcast

    Joe McGonegal
    16 Oct 2014 | 3:00 am
    In a new book, Architecture by Moonlight: Rebuilding Haiti, Redrafting a Life, Paul Fallon ’77, SM ’81, MArch ’81 recounts his two-year challenge to help design, plan, and build an orphanage with the Gengel family in honor of their daughter who died in the 2010 earthquake.  Published just ahead of the five-year anniversary of the natural disaster, the book tells one of the many compelling stories of Americans trying to help. “It’s a positive story,” says Fallon, “and we need more positive stories about Haiti.” Listen to Fallon discuss the book in this Alumni…
  • MIT Alumnus Jean Tirole PhD ’81 Wins Nobel Prize

    Jay London
    15 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am
    Jean Tirole PhD ’81. Photo: MIT Department of Economics Jean Tirole PhD ’81, a former MIT faculty member from 1984-1991, has been awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in economic sciences for his analysis of market power and regulation and his research on oligopolies—when a small number of businesses dominate and control the goods produced in a given industry. He is the 32nd MIT alumnus to win the Nobel Prize and the eight winner in the previous 10 years. In 2013, Robert J. Shiller SM ’68, PhD ’72 was awarded the Nobel Prize in economic sciences for his empirical analysis of asset…
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  • Always look on the bright side of life?

    14 Oct 2014 | 8:10 am
    When I was 13 years old Monty Python released the movie "The Life of Brian". What a pain! All through my teenage years fans of the movie, and there were a lot in England, would walk up to me and shout " Brian, he's not the messiah he is a very naughty boy". (If you've not seen the movie you really should). Trust me on this after the tenth time it really isn't very funny. The closing scene of the movie is the song " Always look on the bright side of life!"  It's a noble aim and is analogous to the concept of the glass being half full instead of half empty. Always look for the positives…
  • Clothe the needy not the greedy

    9 Oct 2014 | 7:01 am
    Every year I attend more tech events than I care to count and every year at this time (just before my birthday) I go through my closet, collect all the "souvenir" t-shirts and donate them to a local homeless shelter. Official event t-shirts are a pretty cool reminder of the events that you've attended and some of them are even designed well enough that you are happy (and even proud) to wear them again in the future. But what about all those t-shirts given away by event sponsors that are nothing but adverts. Do you really need them? The photo above was posted on twitter by one person of their…
  • For the sins we have committed...

    5 Oct 2014 | 8:50 am
    Yesterday was the Jewish Holy Day of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, a day of remembrance, repentance, confession and fasting. It is unique in that it is almost universally observed, even by the most secular of Jews for whom it might be the only day of the year that they attend a service. Central to Yom Kippur is the Al Chet prayer where we are asked to consider the sins we have committed intentionally or unintentionally, what are our sins of commission and our sins of omission and what have we done inadvertently by doing nothing at all. The most important thing is that I am asked to think…
  • Happy 9th Birthday Joomla

    16 Aug 2014 | 10:00 pm
    9 years ago today, on 17th August 2005, I was just one of seventeen brave (or foolhardy) people who announced that they were leaving the very successful Mambo project and starting out on their own. It was a snap decision and truth be told if we had stopped to think about how much work lay ahead of us in the coming months I suspect we might not have been in such a rush. We were greatly helped at the time by Eben Moglen of the Software Freedom Law Centre and I believe we were their first "clients". Just two weeks later, on 1st September, our new baby had a name and the world was introduced…
  • J and Beyond - Chicken Soup for the Soul

    12 Jun 2014 | 1:51 pm
    I arrived at J & Beyond not in the best of moods. I'd been off work sick for the previous month and to be honest I was tired, run down and a little depressed. There are just times when things become a constant battle of frustration and nothing seems worth the effort and that's exactly where I was. After months of preparation for JAB14 I was no longer interested and was determined that this would be my last JAB and probably my last Joomla event. Mood 0/10 I had convinced my JAB teammates to introduce two new features for 2014 and I was no longer certain that the Make it Happen or…
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  • The Top 8 Best Tablets

    18 Oct 2014 | 5:54 pm
    There’s something incredibly satisfying about using a tablet computer.  First off, they’re really tactile and visually stimulating.  Secondly, they’re like getting the best of both worlds – more conventional laptop-like size and performance with the usability and feel of a smartphone.  Wondering which of 2014’s tablets are the best and most desirable? No need to fret, we’ve compiled a handy list of the Top 8 for you to review for yourself… iPad Air with Retina Display Just simply saying the phrase “iPad Air with Retina Display” kind of incites a bit of a tingle, doesn’t…
  • Which Console Should You Buy This Christmas?

    18 Oct 2014 | 5:03 pm
    Looking to upgrade to a new game console? This is the article for you! There’s nothing quite like a really good video game console.  Sure, you can’t really dispute the ultimate flexibility (or possibilities) offered through PC gaming, but when it comes to simple and effective plug-and-play entertainment, where you know “for sure” that you’ll be able to load up that new title and it will definitely work (with little to no glitches, bugs or finagling required).  That’s always pretty much been the draw of the console market – its user-friendliness and overall usability.  Of…
  • Exciting Tech Gadgets Coming in 2015

    18 Oct 2014 | 4:53 pm
    Technology seems to be growing by leaps and bounds, the last decade or so seeming gigantic advances within the consumer electronics market.  The truth is, we never know what exciting things are just around the corner, but by looking at data from the periphery we can often make logical, educated guesses on where things might be headed.  The following products and concepts offer a glimpse into what might be headed our way in 2015.  Let’s get started, shall we? See-through / holographic phones?   It should come as no surprise that most of the research in mobile phone technology is in the…
  • What’s new at Google? …here’s looking at the Nexus device line

    17 Oct 2014 | 5:55 pm
    Say what you will about them, but Google is always at the forefront, of well…nearly everything you can think of.  Such appears to be the case with their ”Nexus” device line which encapsulates not only a phone and tablet, but also an entertainment / player hub as well.  What is the ultimate purpose of all this, you ask?   How is it supposed to make everything better, you might be wondering?  Each one of these offerings is Android-powered of course and will feature an upcoming OS update.  “Android Lollipop” is the cloak and dagger phrase that’s being passed around, and…
  • DriveClub Review

    15 Oct 2014 | 12:59 pm
    To take a page from the vehicular vernacular….vroom, vroom!  That’s right, folks, Evolution Studios’ much anticipated “DriveClub” has finally pulled into the starting grid, try to contain yourselves.   The real question of course is – does it meet or exceed all the hype surrounding it?  To put it simply, yes it does.  Definitely… Of course, DriveClub isn’t your daddy’s flashy, bombastic racer.  Instead, it is a carefully conceived and executed racing experience that feels, well…”measured”.  In other words, if you were expecting to encounter yet another balls to…
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    Big Data Big Analytics

  • Getting Value From Your Data Series: Who Is Your Target Customer?

    Mary Ludloff
    15 Oct 2014 | 5:41 pm
    By Mary Ludloff and Marilyn Craig Welcome back to the second post in our series on how to get value from your data. As we stated in a previous post: “Data, without the proper use of analytics, is meaningless. If data is the new oil, think of analytics as the oil drills—you need both to be successful.” Of course, getting to “success” is not easy as anyone involved in an analytics project will tell you. This series walks you through our methodology on what it takes—from inception to proof of concept to implementation and deployment—to navigate project pitfalls.
  • Getting Value From Your Data Series: The Road May Be Rocky But It’s Well Worth the Effort!

    Marilyn Craig
    30 Sep 2014 | 5:06 pm
    By Mary Ludloff and Marilyn Craig Unless you’ve been asleep for the past couple of years, you, like us, have heard this phrase again and again:  Data is the new oil.  It certainly sounds great but what exactly does it mean? Here’s our take: Getting the most value out of your data can make you better at what you do as well as enable you to do more with what you have. In other words, there’s unrealized value in those data silos that all companies have. But make no mistake: the road to realizing data value is paved with good intentions and often times, poor execution and results. Today,…
  • Lessons Learned from the Google Flu Tracker—Why We Need More Than Just Data

    Mary Ludloff
    9 Apr 2014 | 7:15 pm
    By Marilyn Craig and Mary Ludloff We read an interesting paper and post about Google Flu Trends (GFT) and its foibles last week. The paper points out a couple of lessons that those of us living in the big data analytics world have learned the hard way but the dangers are worth revisiting as tools like ours (AnalyticsPBI for Azure) begin to move big data analytics into the mainstream of organizational practices. After all, our tool (and others like it) makes it easy and even fun for analytics junkies to use all those available zettabytes of data and answer questions that they’ve long…
  • Reporting, Analytics, and Big Data: A Continuous Feedback Loop to Drive Better Decision-Making

    Mary Ludloff
    2 Mar 2014 | 3:07 pm
    By Marilyn Craig A recent conversation with a client reminded me that no matter how crazy and exciting the Big Data world gets, it is still critical to understand what your goals are and where you are in the process of reaching those goals. Having a good foundation in “what’s important” is critical before you jump into the wild world of Big Analytics. For example, in big data (well, actually all data but I digress) “Reporting” and “Analytics” are very different functions. But I often find our customers and prospects grappling with how to distinguish one from the other and as a…
  • New Year (2014) Rumination: Death of privacy as we know it? Or inflection point signaling better things to come?

    Mary Ludloff
    11 Jan 2014 | 12:16 pm
    By Mary Ludloff I am, and always have been, a glass half-full kind of gal. In fact, way back in September 2011 when Terence and I published our book on Privacy and Big Data, I was far more optimistic than he was on the future of privacy—of course, it’s easy to sound optimistic when your co-author states that privacy is dead. (And yes, we are still working on our book update but we do have day jobs and a significant release in the works so it is slow going but going it is.) At that time, those in the “digital privacy know” characterized our book as a decent overview. Our intent at the…
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    EMA Blog Community

  • Network Management: Still a ‘Must-Have’ for Enterprise IT

    Jim Frey
    7 Oct 2014 | 9:23 am
    It’s sometimes difficult to differentiate between hype and reality when it comes to topics such as cloud, ITaaS, SDN, DevOps, hybrid this and hybrid that. But there are a few certainties in the IT universe and one of them is that IT doesn’t function if all of the pieces can’t talk to one another, and that means the network needs to be rock solid. Some of that is under the control of enterprise IT teams as internal network infrastructure, but some of it isn’t, such as WAN or Internet. Because connectivity is so essential, no one questions the need for making sure the network is healthy…
  • Citrix Stakes Software-Defined Ground; Network Remains Critical to Success

    Jim Frey
    26 Sep 2014 | 8:41 am
    Last week, I attended a Citrix analyst relations summit program to learn about the company’s direction and strategy.  While the main-tent program was longer on vision than it was on execution details, there were some aspects of the proceedings that I found compelling. First off, there weren’t a lot of net new things being introduced, other than some roadmaps shared under NDA and a truly cool multi-station mobile work experience demo. But that’s ok.  Too often, tech companies feel compelled to forever be pushing “something new,” when in reality IT pros need vendors to stick to…
  • Simplify with Software Defined Storage

    Jim Miller
    28 Aug 2014 | 1:10 pm
    There was a time at the height of my home video and audio craze that the number of devices I needed to watch a movie could no longer be counted on one hand. Amplifier, preamplifier, tuner, CD player, DVD player, TV, cable box . . .you get the idea. As I organized my vast array of remote controls on the coffee table, I was blissfully unaware of any issues. That was the case until my wife just wanted to watch a movie one night while I was gone, and she had a conniption fit trying to figure everything out. There was no way she was going to invest the time to learn what to power up, and what…
  • Return on Investment (ROI) of Data Science as a Service

    John Myers
    18 Aug 2014 | 9:31 am
    In skiing, the “black diamond” run or ski slope is often referred to as “high risk/high reward.” You receive lots of “reward” skiing the black diamond slopes, but you have a significant amount of “risk” associated with variable terrain, such as the presence of trees and the possibility of injury. However, the black diamond slopes are very fun to experience, and you can mitigate the risks with preparation, practice, and a really good skiing helmet. Data science is one of those “high risk/high reward” concepts in technology. An organization can gain huge financial rewards by…
  • F5 Takes on Policy Orchestration, SDN

    Tracy Corbo
    18 Aug 2014 | 9:05 am
    Jim Frey contributed to this blog post. On Wednesday, August 6, 2014, F5 Networks held an analyst summit at the company’s tech center in NYC. It was a great opportunity to catch up and see what was new and where the company is headed. The company appears to be enjoying a bit of a renaissance, looking to redefine its role in the data center as virtualization makes headway into the network domain under the banner of SDN. While true production SDN remains in its infancy, with no single approach emerging to solve all the ills of the network world, there is no debating that programmability will…
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  • Microsoft dishes out duo of business-centric Surface ads

    Dan Thorp-Lancaster
    20 Oct 2014 | 4:02 pm
    Microsoft just keeps pumping out the Surface promos. After releasing a re-cut ad for the Surface Pro 3 last week, the folks at Microsoft served up a duo of promotional videos on the Surface Youtube channel today.
  • Help shape Windows 10 with the official Windows UserVoice

    Sam Sabri
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:42 pm
    Want to help shape Windows 10? You can thanks to the official Windows UserVoice page. UserVoice is a feedback platform that Microsoft has used over the years for Windows Phone, Xbox Music, Cortana and other products. The Windows UserVoice page is a relatively new site where you can help make the next version of Windows.
  • Watch our Sunset Overdrive stream and win Xbox gift cards

    Jonathan Dollison
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:40 pm
    Want to win some cool prizes? How about watching the first two hours of Sunset Overdrive on Xbox One? Well, this afternoon we can do both for you! Starting at 7pm EST/6pm CST/4pm PST we will be streaming the first two hours of Sunset Overdrive right HERE on Twitch. We will also be giving away two $25 Xbox gift cards as a thank you for watching. As a reminder, these gift cards can also be used to buy apps for Windows Phone and Windows 8.
  • Next Windows 10 preview update could include new animations and more

    John Callaham
    20 Oct 2014 | 2:45 pm
    Microsoft's release of the Windows 10 Technical Preview happened nearly three weeks ago, but Microsoft's Joe Belfiore recently announced the first post-release update for the OS would be available for download "soon". Now some new reports claim to have some information on what might be included in that update.
  • Xbox Music for Windows Phone grabs third update this month

    Sam Sabri
    20 Oct 2014 | 2:39 pm
    Xbox Music for Windows Phone has just been updated. The app was last updated about two weeks ago, but the changelog for that update has yet to be posted by Microsoft. Think we'll get a changelog for today's update?
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  • The four main topics at eCommerce Expo 2014

    Peter Horsten
    3 Oct 2014 | 12:55 pm
    Visiting eCommerce Expo in London was a real pleasure again. It’s obvious the eCommerce industry is developing quickly, it’s professionalism increases. Main topics this year: personalization, localization, big data & privacy and mobile commerce. This post is a rough summary of our first impressions. More detailed observations will follow. This blog post was first published on webmerceblog. 1. Personalization: user centric offering For Disney it’s obvious, they do everything within their capabilities to create a unique experience for every visitor of their parks. Probably every…
  • Better spend your social marketing budget on valuable fans!

    Peter Horsten
    21 May 2014 | 5:04 am
    It sounds obvious to spend your social budget to please valuable fans, doesn’t it? So why aren’t we doing so? It looks like we are shooting in the blind, meanwhile complaining that the ROI of social media is poor. Fortunately, it’s possible to learn who your valuable fans are and what they appreciate. Once you are aware of that, the magic begins. During infoShare 2014 (22-23 May) in Gdansk we will discuss this topic by sharing our concerns and experiences with today’s social media practices. Abusing social media is too easy The barrier for entry to social media is very low. You…
  • Great to be nominated for Best IT firm of the year

    Peter Horsten
    5 Feb 2014 | 3:29 pm
    Some weeks ago we were informed that Goyello has been nominated for the Award “Best IT firm of the year – Poland” handed out by the Central and Eastern European Outsourcing and Shared Services Association. On 6 February 2014 the Award Gala will take place for which the invitation has just arrived. I’m really excited to join this unique event and of course I’m even more curious about the final result. A nice additional detail is the fact that Tri-City (Gdansk-Sopot-Gdynia) has been nominated for “Best city of the year” and that our own home base Olivia…
  • Making business personal again

    Peter Horsten
    27 Dec 2013 | 7:14 am
    Probably you have been investing a lot of time and money this year to increase your social follower base. Did it pay off? Unfortunately, when talking to marketing managers I often hear they don’t know whether their investment really paid off. Basically this means it probably didn’t or they just don’t have any idea. Fact is that many marketing managers don’t know how to value their social media investment. They are happy that they managed to increase their follower base, but don’t know if this had any impact on their brand awareness, engagement, sales results, etc. The…
  • Agile contracting a real challenge

    Peter Horsten
    9 Oct 2013 | 2:43 pm
    This evening I had the pleasure to meet with the Agile community in Tri-City, Agile3M. After several discussions around working in an Agile way they were wondering how to solve the contracting with an external client. Honestly, this is a rather challenging topic. Based on mutual trust it’s possible to reach an agreement, but in case trust is lacking, it’s going to be a long, hard road. It’s a matter of give and take Working in an Agile way has in my opinion many advantages and increasingly research is showing this as well. But this doesn’t mean it’s easy. I would…
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  • Here Is Why Video Conferencing Has Become a Bigger Part of Office Life

    Thomas Oppong
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:15 am
    The key to successful collaboration is communication. In a networked world with email, texting, messenger apps, and being able to reach anyone anywhere we can think that we are communicating when we really are not communicating effectively. Effective communication takes teamwork, organization, and planning. And when you can’t get all your teams and team members in the same room, effective communication can take a little more effort. Getting on the right track.  Pulling together your team when you are all in the same location can be like herding cats. In general, it is easy to call a…
  • 5 Founders Reveal What You Should be Doing to Survive Your First Year as a Startup

    Thomas Oppong
    20 Oct 2014 | 4:53 am
    Startups are hard. It takes a look of effort and hard work to pull it off. Even after throwing every possible resource at your new business, you could still fail. By default what you’re doing is difficult and hard to pull off, and your chances of success are minuscule by any objective measure. Having said that, there are ways to improve your odds and increase your likelihood of survival in the face of difficulty in your first year as a startup. 1. Jason M. Lemkin, co-founder/CEO EchoSign, acquired by Adobe. Co-founded NanoGram Devices, acquired by Greatbatch. To survive the full…
  • 4 Common Website Design Fails (and How Can You Fix Them)

    Thomas Oppong
    19 Oct 2014 | 7:27 am
    It is now more important than ever to make sure that every aspect of your business is as good as it can be. Why? Well it has been reported that 80% of all new businesses fail within their first year. So, if you’re the new kid on the block, you should make sure you present your business as well as you can. This obviously extends to your website. However, we all know how difficult it is to launch a website without any mistakes or blunders. With that in mind, here are three website design fails that you need to watch..
  • 45 of The Smartest Things Ever Said About Being Remarkable (This Will Force You to Think Differently)

    Thomas Oppong
    17 Oct 2014 | 6:59 am
    In a special series of cartoons, with short insights from both Hugh MacLeod and Brian Solis, helps you see things differently in life and in business. These are a few insights from Gaping Void that will force you to think differently and to question what you believe. 1. Sometimes the easy thing to do is the smart thing to do, but we’re too caught up in our own self-image to see it. 2. Invention is just as much about attitude as it is about talent. 3. If you want to see your business learn and thrive, respect people who admit to making..
  • The Psychology of Money: Is It Better to Be a Spender or Saver?

    Thomas Oppong
    16 Oct 2014 | 9:07 am
    Would you rather be a spender or saver? You are a saver if you are a chronic budgeter and keep record of your spending habit. Savers are likely to have a long-term outlook that likely includes smart retirement planning.  Savers tend to be naturally patient and more responsible, they hold back on giving or using money and have trouble spending. Others prefer to get what you want, when you want it. Spenders are spontaneous and have less holding them back. Some people love to spend but responsibility. spenders can make impulsive decisions and end up with nothing to show for their hard…
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  • ORA Smart Glass | Augmented Reality Glasses

    Alex Bae
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:19 am
    Google Glass started a revolution for wearable devices. Before all the hype for different fitness bands, smart watches and other wearables today, Google Glass jumpstarted today’s wave of wearable technology. No other company competes with Google Glass on the augmented reality (AR) market, but there are plenty of startups looking to take a bite at the market. Optinvent is one of the startups looking to compete and started a Kickstarter campaign to make the ORA Smart Glass into a reality. Google laid out the initial blueprints of what AR glasses can do. A pair of glasses with a multitude of…
  • LA Startup Week & TZ Tech Crawl!

    Efren Toscano
    16 Oct 2014 | 3:20 pm
    TechZulu is proud to help celebrate L.A.’s awesome startups and entrepreneurs with 5 days of events across the city! General Admission registration includes access to all official free and open events, including morning coffee clubs and all-day open co-working lounges we like to call Basecamp. Basecamp & Co-Working Lounge (general admission) Tuesday–Wednesday Basecamp & Co-Working Lounge @ General Assembly LA Startup Week Coffee Club LA Startup Week Happy Hour Thursday–Friday Basecamp & Co-Working Lounge @ R.O.C. Official Parties & Events (each requires…
  • SGN Teams With Fox Digital Entertainment | The Book of Life: Sugar Smash

    Alex Bae
    14 Oct 2014 | 9:15 am
    Social Gaming Network (SGN) and Fox Digital Entertainment teamed up for the recent release of a new game called The Book of Life: Sugar Smash. The game is based on Fox Digital Entertainment’s new computer animated film, The Book of Life, and launched for the iOS with an Android and Facebook version in the works. The Book of Life is a new film by Jorge Gutierrez and produced by Guillermo Del Toro. The film revolves around Manolo, a hero who sets out to three magical worlds to help him face and conquer his fears to fulfill his parent’s wishes and win the heart of Maria, his one true love.
  • Hands on With TriCaster Mini

    Justin Sewell
    8 Oct 2014 | 3:23 pm
    NewTek’s First HDMI Product Gets A Lot Right Streaming video is at an interesting crossroads right now. A generation of content creators raised on YouTube is transitioning to the more social live video experience, exponentially growing the entire streaming industry and building billion dollar streaming platforms. But the technology to support this exploding industry has taken baby steps to better production, and the learning curve for professional live productions is steeper than most YouTubers can handle. Enter the NewTek Tricaster MINI – a feature rich professional HDMI video…
  • Tech Startup Aims to Disrupt the Boating Industry

    Denise Walker
    7 Oct 2014 | 1:31 pm
    As more and more tech startups launch vying for the attention of both consumers and investors, founders are figuring out which niche to serve and which industry to disrupt. Launching in 2012, Moreboats has been successful in reinventing the market of a mature boating industry. With her passion and love for sailing, founder and CEO, Anna Islamova, has gotten the approval of the boating industry with the support of many investors due to the success and effectiveness of the company continuing to gain attention and momentum. With a savvy reimagining of the online marketplace and an eye for…
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    Experts Galaxy

  • Download & Install Windows 10 Technical Preview

    Neeraj Rawat
    4 Oct 2014 | 6:46 am
    Microsoft is continuously following its trend to launch a new version of Windows after every 3 years. In the year 2007, they launched Windows 7 and then in the year 2012, they launched Windows 8. Now they are all set to launch Windows 10 in the year 2015. Recently they have launched Windows 10 Technical Preview Enterprise version so that users can test it. Microsoft has already ended the
  • Finally The Day is Here, Say Good Bye to Our Beloved Orkut :(

    Neeraj Rawat
    29 Sep 2014 | 10:30 pm
    Once upon a time Orkut was the biggest social networking site, at least in India and Brazil. Later on Facebook became the game player and till now no one could beat it. Google launched many other products like Google Buzz, Wave and finally a stable one known as Google+ but it closed Buzz & Wave as they could not stand in the crowd. Google+ is doing fine rather good in many terms and hence
  • Create A Free Coming Soon Page For Your Blog or Website

    Neeraj Rawat
    4 Sep 2014 | 3:40 am
    Buying domain name is not a difficult task but thinking of a nice domain is not an easy task as well. I remember, it took me around two months to think of "Experts Galaxy", can't say if it is a nice domain name or not but for me its everything and now a premium domain. After the domain purchase, the next step is to launch it using web development or by installing a CMS. I have around 50
  • Register A Domain Name With Google

    Neeraj Rawat
    8 Aug 2014 | 2:33 pm
    Google Domains is the latest product announcement from the company which is in beta at this point of time. I had registered many domains with Google via different registrars and recently transferred almost most of them to different registrars as I was facing issues in getting proper support. If you are a regular reader here then you might have read the post of transferring Experts Galaxy to
  • Change SearchStatus Firefox Location to Display on New Version

    Neeraj Rawat
    3 Aug 2014 | 2:22 am
    Firefox and other browser vendors are launching a new version every now and then with new changes in the working of the browser. Few days back, Firefox released a new version and they ended the option or functionality of the add-on bar in the browser, where one of  my favorite add-on SearchStatus was located. SearchStatus is a browser extension that helps in checking many things relevant to a
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  • Snapchat for PC

    Shivam Srivastava
    15 Oct 2014 | 11:39 pm
    Messenger applications are becoming more and more popular now-a-days. This is practically due to people, getting more busy in their professional life and switching on to socialize instantly on their smart phones. Although, addiction to such applications is a dangerous thing to have. Anyways talking about Snapchat, it is one of those million apps available freely on play store. There are many companion apps such as Whatsapp, telegram, Kik, etc that you might have already tried your hands on. Now, if you are on a search to find some more instant messaging apps, then you can consider Snapchat…
  • Gravity Guy for PC – Free Download

    Shivam Srivastava
    12 Oct 2014 | 8:24 am
    Have you ever played the games like Subway Surfers and Temple Run and found them hell interesting and exciting? Well, in that case here is something else that you need to try out. Yeah! I am talking about Gravity Guy. It is the game that resides in the same category of endless runner, though with a bit twist with the regular Gameplay. As per the name suggests, the game will definitely involve you in some mind blowing physics and graphics too. Gravity Guy was initially developed for iOS users, as the game was gone viral over the internet it was latterly made available for the android users…
  • Dead Trigger 2 for PC

    Shivam Srivastava
    6 Oct 2014 | 12:46 am
    Dead trigger as the name suggest, is a game that will involve you in hard core shooting. Although it is very less different from its previous version as it was a well established game with quite complex controls and movements. The game features you as a team; however the game is single player as you will need to control all of the team players. Here you will have to shoot zombies; well I don’t think it to be particular productive to kill people who are already dead. Anyways the game has a huge built up and so is the only reason of it being viral. Read More:  Download Cut The Rope for PC…
  • Pou for PC (Windows 7/8/XP)

    Shivam Srivastava
    28 Sep 2014 | 11:24 pm
    Pets are a great way to keep yourself busy when doing nothing and everybody wants to have pets, however you will soon find it a cumbersome task to physically manage things out for your Pets. Well, in that case you must opt for having a virtual pet, such as on your phone or on PC. Yeah! It is possible using an app called ‘Pou’. Pou is a pet application which cannot be completely described as an app; after all it will let you play with it. Read more:   Download Cut The Rope for PC Pou confines an alien character as a pet, which at first sounds hell amazing as you are now an owner of a so…
  • Why Smartwatches Aren’t Going To Change Your Life (Yet)!

    Aditya Shenoy
    23 Sep 2014 | 12:06 am
    Smartwatches are the rage and every manufacturer has either entered or is gearing up for this race. After Samsung & Sony failed to tap this trend with their first generation products (that ran their own software renditions), Google created Android Wear — a unified smartwatch OS. The Samsung Gear Live and the LG G watch were the first Android Wear devices. The Moto 360, after months of teasing, has finally hit the shelves. Even the elitist Apple has unveiled the Apple Watch at the 9th September event. Smartwatches eliminate the need to get the phone out of your pocket or bag for…
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    Legal Office Guru

  • Reader Question: How to get footnote citations to show up in Table of Authorities

    Deborah Savadra
    24 Sep 2014 | 3:34 am
    A reader contacted me recently with a real puzzler: What to do when a citation in a footnote doesn't get picked up in the Table of Authorities. If you're having this problem, there's a solution. Click through for the details.
  • Easy-to-read file folder labels for trial exhibits using Mail Merge

    Deborah Savadra
    11 Sep 2014 | 3:00 am
    The last thing you need to be doing during a trial is frantically searching for the right exhibit. Laying your hands on the correct document becomes a whole lot easier when they're in file folders marked with clear, easy-to-read labels. Here's how to use Microsoft Word's Mail Merge feature to transform your exhibit list into a set of labels with the exhibit number in large spot-it-from-across-the-room print.
  • Formatting Autocorrect Entries

    Deborah Savadra
    28 Aug 2014 | 8:33 am
    If you've been working with legal briefs lately, you've probably typed "id." more times than you can count. Here, I show you a trick that one of your fellow readers told me about: having AutoCorrect turn "id." into its underlined form automagically. Click the link below or the title above to see the full illustrated tutorial.
  • How to recycle your [legal] briefs safely

    Deborah Savadra
    10 Jul 2014 | 7:30 am
    In my observation, if there's one thing you lawyers love, it's repeating yourselves. No, not when you speak; it's when you write. Y'all recycle so much old material from briefs and other documents, it puts Ed Begley, Jr. to shame. Some of the problems with all that cutting and pasting are pretty obvious: another client's name being left in (oops) or funky formatting that doesn't match the new document. But others aren't. What sort of evil stuff lurks in that text you just pasted over from your last magnum opus? And how's it going to undermine your next court filing? Click the link below to…
  • Keeping Word Commands at Your Fingertips

    Deborah Savadra
    8 May 2014 | 6:45 am
    Tired of searching for frequently-used Microsoft Word features? Sick of clicking multiple times through dialog boxes to set tabs, etc.? Here are three ways to put any Microsoft Word feature or command within easy, one-click reach.
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  • Keecker- Interesting Machine That Can Move Around Your Room

    20 Oct 2014 | 5:01 am
    Keecker is a type of mobile computer  Robot that consists of a projector along with an audio structure on a mobile base and also a group of potentially attractive sensors. However, its designers... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Sony Patent For Electronic Mirror Device And Electronic Mirror Program

    19 Oct 2014 | 6:32 pm
    An electronic mirror is really an electronic machine that works as both a TV set and a mirror simultaneously. In many hotels, it is seen that flat screen televisions are exactly placed right in the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jaguar Land Rover Comes Up With Financing Programme

    18 Oct 2014 | 4:02 am
    Sometimes, the users face difficulties regarding finances while buying the new sport sedan accumulating the desired features. Keeping this mind, the new Jaguar land Rover launches the financing... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • How to Set a Static IP address in Windows 8

    18 Oct 2014 | 2:18 am
    Setting of a static IP address on a computer is very essential as it allows your PC to have the same IP address every time you restart the computer. This is basically required if you are about to use... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Economy of State Reflected Through the Internet File-Sharing Patterns

    18 Oct 2014 | 2:03 am
    Person to person file sharing in the form of movie files, music files, television show, book and other types of files has gained immense growth in the world of internet usage. Most often this... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    Innovation Point of View

  • The Case for Incremental Differentiation

    Brad Bane
    15 Oct 2014 | 11:37 am
    Branding is a lot like middle school. You want to stand out, you want to be your own person – but you only want the “right” people to notice. So you change your hair style…slightly. You maybe try a new brand of clothing, one that looks the same as the old brand. You vow to raise your hand more in class, but not enough to become the teacher’s pet. This came to mind when we were discussing the “Share a Coke” campaign (the one where they put people’s names and cutesy words like “Legend” and “BFF” and all kinds of things that grownups never say to one another on the cans…
  • Is your Company Ready for the Good Fight?

    8 Oct 2014 | 11:16 am
    I recently heard a story on Ted Radio about Alice Stewart . Alice was a physician in England in the 1950’s and the youngest fellow at the time to be elected to the college of physicians. Alice was an epidemiologist specializing in social medicine and the effects of radiation on health. She wanted to solve big problems and the one she choose to try to solve early in her career was the alarming rate of childhood cancers. She liked to study patterns and did research by polling mothers of children who had developed cancer. It was a radical notion at the time to think that mothers would be…
  • On Concept Writing: How Consumers Consume Concepts

    Paul Crowe
    1 Oct 2014 | 11:45 am
    We spend a lot of time honing our concepts, making sure that the language is just right before going into a quantitative test. But how many of us have thought about how respondents (i.e., consumers) actually consume concepts? In this article, we’ll take a look at some R&D conducted by Ipsos InnoQuest that leveraged eye tracking to understand how consumers read concepts – and discuss the implications for when you’re writing concepts. Follow Their Eyes Without further ado, here are the results. What is shown is a “view order” analysis which indicates the most typical path which…
  • Location, Location, Location: Catching Consumers Where It Matters Most

    Brittany Calvert
    24 Sep 2014 | 11:26 am
    You know how it always happens that as soon as you learn a new word, you hear it everywhere? I mean everywhere until the point where you think to yourself, “how have I gone so long without knowing what this meant?” Lately, that’s how I’ve been feeling with a topic instead of a word. That topic is geolocation, and once I started to look into it, I’ve realized it’s EVERYWHERE – and with good reason! Today, most of us carry around personal tracking devices. No, I’m not talking about Minority Report: I’m talking about our smart phones. And while it may be scary to think about,…
  • Researching by Design: How does Research Fit into Design-Thinking Innovation?

    N. Munsey
    17 Sep 2014 | 10:52 am
    Earlier this spring, Newell Rubbermaid announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art Design Center in Michigan, joining an “exclusive club of design-driven companies that recognize design and innovation as a competitive advantage”. Design thinking and design-led innovation philosophies and methods have been gaining significant traction over the last few years , propelled by the likes of IDEO and the opening of the at Stanford. However, nothing says this has gone from the fringes to the mainstream like a manufacturer of curtain rods, trash cans, pens, food storage containers and…
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    Semiconductor Research News - New Publications

  • Worldwide Embedded and Intelligent Systems 2014–2018 Forecast and Analysis

    19 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    This study centers on the embedded systems industry, including identifying the significant segment of this industry that is converging with mainstream systems and forming the intelligent systems industry. This report provides context around the market's size and forecast and identifies key attributes that companies must address to capture the growth of the market.
  • Chinese Smartphone Market Development, 3Q 2014

    19 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    As of the second quarter of 2014, Chinese mobile phone users totaled around 1.27 billion and user adoption of 3G and 4G combined reached nearly 40%. Sales volume of smartphones in China arrived at 99.5 million units in the same quarter. Samsung's market share has dwindled significantly, beleaguered by Chinese brands such as Xiaomi, Lenovo, Huawei, and Coolpad. This report examines the development of the Chinese smartphone market during the second and third quarter of 2014, from the perspectives of telecom operators and branded vendors.
  • Lead Acid Batteries - Global Strategic Business Report

    18 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) in US$ Million and Thousand Units by the following End-Use Segments: Original Equipment Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, & Commercial Vehicles), and Aftermarket/Replacement Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, & Commercial Vehicles). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.
  • Audiological Devices - Global Strategic Business Report

    18 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Audiological Devices both by value (US$ Thousands) and by volume (Thousand Units) by the following Product Segments: Hearing Aids (Behind-the-ear, In-the-ear, In-the-canal, & Completely-in-the-canal), Measurement/Testing Devices (Otoscopes, Audiometers, Impedence Analyzers, Hearing Aid Analyzers, & Others), and Cochlear Implants. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also,…
  • Silicon and Ferro Silicon - A Global Strategic Business Report

    18 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Silicon and Ferrosilicon in Metric Tons. The report analyzes the market for Silicon by the following End-Use Applications: Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors, and Others. Also the report analyzes the market for Ferrosilicon by the following End-Use Applications: Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic…
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    TechnoBaboy Philippines

  • Apple iPad Mini 3 announced! TouchID and new color included.

    17 Oct 2014 | 1:26 am
    Aside from the iPad Air 2, Apple also announced the third generation of the iPad Mini. Called the iPad Mini 3, it features a 7.9 inch screen with Retina Display. Its still has the same 7.9mm thickness, and the same dimensions. It has almost the same specs as the second, but this time features the TouchID and Apple Pay. The iPad Mini 3 will go for $400 (P18,000) for the 16GB, $500 (P22,500) for the 64GB and $600 (P27,000) for the 128GB. You have to pay an extra $150 for the LTE versions. It comes in a new Gold color, to go with the current Space Gray and Silver. iPad Mini 3 specs: 7.9-inches…
  • Apple announces iPad Air 2. Thinnest iPad yet.

    17 Oct 2014 | 12:52 am
      Apple has recently announced the iPad Air 2. Christened the world’s thinnest tablet, the iPad Air 2 is only 6.1mm thick. It is powered by Apple’s custom made-for-iPad A8X chipset and PowerVR G6430 GPU. The screen has the same resolution as its predecessor, but features a new anti-reflective coating, reducing reflections by up to 56%. Other notable features include the TouchID fingerprint sensor, a F/2.4 8MP camera, and a second mic for stereo recording. The iPad Air 2 is available in Space Gray, Gold and Silver. For the WiFi version, the 32GB model will retail for $499…
  • Google announces Nexus 6 and Nexus 9. Lollipop powered powerhouses.

    16 Oct 2014 | 7:39 pm
    Together with the announcement of Android 5.0 Lollipop, Google also revealed its newest addition to the Nexus line, the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9. The Nexus 6 is made by Motorola and it runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box. It features a 6 inch screen with 2560 x 1440 resolution and a pixel density of 496ppi. The new Nexus is powered by a 2.56GHz quad core Snapdragon 805 chipset, 3GB of RAM, either 32GB or 64GB of storage, a 13MP main camera with an aperture of f/2.0 and dual LED ring flash, and a 2MP front camera. There are two front facing stereo speakers and a non-replaceable 3,220mAh…
  • Ekoplay Bluetooth Speaker review. Small Bluetooth speaker under 1K.

    16 Oct 2014 | 2:12 am
    The Ekoplay is a small portable Bluetooth speaker by Ekotek. It’s light, handy and more important, affordable. We’ve got one for review. Let’s see if it’s got what it takes. Review is up. Ekoplay key specs: 250mAh battery 3 hours playing time via Bluetooth, and 6 hours on line-in Built in microphone The Ekoplay is a small, egg-shaped upward firing Bluetooth speaker. It has a nice matte finish that has a rubber feel. Build quality is good. It’s solid, light and small enough for easy storage and handling, but doesn’t fit pockets because of its shape. You will find the play, forward…
  • Tweet and Win a #SmartLGG3 on October 17, 2014

    15 Oct 2014 | 9:55 pm
      LG Philippines and Smart Communications is giving everyone a chance to win a brand new LG G3! To join, just follow @LGPhilippines on Twitter and complete the phrase “Life’s good with #SmartLGG3 because________.” Don’t forget to tag @LGPhilippines. Here is a sample entry from their website: “Life’s good with #SmartLGG3 because I can now have a premium phone with my Smart plan. @LGPhilippines” We reviewed the LG G3 last September (you can read it here) and believe me, it is one heck of a smartphone. It comes with a 2.5GHz quad core Snapdragon 801 processor, an Adreno…
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  • My Google Analytics Traffic Report for Q3 – 2014

    5 Oct 2014 | 4:58 am
    Another 3 months has gone and it is time for my 3. quarter Traffic Report for 2014. I just love Google Analytic statistics, because it can tell me a lot about my blog. A lot of bloggers don’t care about their stats and that is fine with me, but if you like me, also love to keep track on your visitors with Google Analytics keep on reading Traffic Types Search Engines: 52.1% Direct traffic: 22.8% Referring Sites: 15.2% Social traffic: 9.8% Email and Other traffic: 0.20% Compared with Q2 my organic traffic keep on improving a little. It is not like the good old days where 70% of all my…
  • TVersity Media Server – New major version released

    21 Sep 2014 | 9:53 am
    A couple of years ago I posted a review here on my blog about TVersity Media Server being able to stream videos to your PS3. This summer TVersity released a new major version 3.0 with a brand new user interface. The other day version 3.3 was released and I thought it was time to check it out again and share my experiences here. Getting started with TVersity Media Server Installing TVersity Media Server is very simple and the download is only 46 MB. You don’t need to be an expert in video codecs or firewalls and you will not get a lot of Search bars and other junk when you install this…
  • How to change IE Spelling language in Windows 8

    31 Aug 2014 | 12:35 pm
    When I first switched from Windows 7 to Windows 8. One of the first things I noticed was that even I was running Internet Explorer 11 on both operating systems, spelling control was not working the same way in IE 11 on Windows 8/Windows 8.1. In Windows 7 I was used to right click on a misspelled word and chance the language in case I was writing in another language in my default. In Windows 8 that is not the possible. My default language is Danish, but I often write in English as well. It toke me quite some time to figure out how I could get it to work in Windows 8, because I think it is a…
  • Get free Online IT training with Microsoft Academy

    27 Jul 2014 | 1:38 pm
    If you want to get wise about Windows operating systems or other products from Microsoft, you can actually do that from your home computer with Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA). Microsoft Virtual Academy is a website that provides you with free online IT training & learning of Windows and other product from Microsoft. Most of the training are with videos and PowerPoint presentations and followed up with 5 short questions at the end of each session to make sure you understood everything. Who is eligible to participate in MVA? Anybody interested in growing their career can be a part of…
  • My Google Analytics Traffic Report for Q2 – 2014

    18 Jul 2014 | 2:54 am
    Another quarter has gone and it is time for another Google Analytics traffic report for this blog. I am a bit late this time because I have been busy with other thinks lately, but here we go. (This report is based on Google Analytics data from 1 April  –  30 June) Traffic Types: Search Engines: 44.88% Direct traffic: 25.68% Social traffic: 15.76% Referring Sites: 11.65% Email and Other traffic:  2.46% My traffic types for Q2 is almost the same as for Q1. Not much have changed. However, June has shown small improvements in incoming traffic from Google Search Engines (Only Organic…
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  • Google Penguin Update Explained

    Jason Hennessey
    15 Oct 2014 | 12:41 pm
    At EverSpark, we believe in helping businesses understand SEO. That’s why we created this overview for one of the most talked-about SEO developments of all time—Google Penguin. Penguin is the code name for an update to Google’s algorithm that was released in 2012. It focused on the number and quality of links leading to websites, and was the first major crackdown on spammy links on the Internet. Whether you want to handle SEO yourself or just understand what your SEO team is doing, here is your complete guide to Google’s algorithm, the Penguin update, and our prediction for what…
  • ‘Golden Triangle’ Disappears As Search-User Behavior Evolves

    Dave Paul
    14 Oct 2014 | 1:16 pm
    A cornerstone of SEO has always been the “golden triangle,” the tiny, vaunted piece of real estate on the search engine results page (SERP) where users are most likely to notice your site. But new research shows that the golden triangle has lost its hold—and that users aren’t scanning search results the way they used to. The golden triangle was discovered as far back as 2005. That was when SEO researchers first used “eye-tracking” studies to create a heat map of the parts of the screen that a user actually looks at. Those studies showed that users start in the top left and read…
  • Ten Tips to Rank Your Law Firm Higher on Google

    Jason Hennessey
    9 Oct 2014 | 11:44 am
    How does your law firm handle SEO? For many firms, getting ranked on Google has been an uphill battle, one made worse by SEO companies that overpromise and under-deliver. The problem is that Attorneys and firm managers don’t always have a working knowledge of SEO tactics, which means they end up relying entirely on the advice of their SEO agency—often without knowing what good SEO looks like. That’s why EverSpark created My SEO Blueprint – Legal Edition: Top 50 Tips to Rank Your Law Firm on Google. This in-depth guide shows your firm the top 50 steps you can take—with or without an…
  • Google Ditches Automatic Sign-Up for Its Social Network

    Dave Paul
    2 Oct 2014 | 8:46 am
    Google Abandons Google+ Sign-Up Requirement for New Google Accounts: — PCMag (@PCMag) September 22, 2014   The next time you create a new Gmail account, you’ll notice a slight change: you won’t be forced to set up a Google+ account with it. This is a big change. Almost since it was first launched, Google+ has been baked into Gmail and other Google accounts. In other words, if you created a Google account of any kind, you were automatically added to the social network whether you liked it or not. A lot of people didn’t like it.
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    16 Sep 2014 | 2:05 am
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  • Here Comes 5G — The Technology That Will Make Your Smartphone Nearly 50 Times Faster

    Alex Kuzoian and Matt Johnston
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:30 pm
    Samsung and SK Telecom are giving demos of 5G technology at the World IT Show in Busan, South Korea. And it's incredibly fast. Produced by Alex Kuzoian and Matt Johnston. Video courtesy of Associated Press. Follow BI Video: On TwitterJoin the conversation about this story »

    Cooper Smith
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:58 pm
    The retail industry is undergoing a dramatic shift: E-commerce is capturing a larger share of sales than ever before.  We've created a slideshow highlighting the retail categories where e-commerce is having the most impact, and where there is still opportunity for disruption. The shift away from physical retail toward digital retail is happening faster than many observers expected.  BI Intelligence is a research and analysis service focused on mobile computing, digital media, payments, and e-commerce. Only subscribers can download the individual charts and datasets in…
  • IBM's Ginni Rometty Just Confessed To A Huge Failure — And It Might Be The Best Thing For Her (IBM)

    Julie Bort
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:48 pm
    On Monday, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty quietly but firmly stopped the madness that had been a noose around her neck since she took office. As part of IBM's disappointing quarterly earnings, she said the company is not going to hit $20 earnings per share in 2015, as IBM has been promising for years. This was known internally as Roadmap 2015. This wasn't a promise made by Rometty, but by her predecessor, Sam Palmisano, a couple of years before Rometty took the helm in 2012. Palmisano was doubling down on a tactic that had worked for him. In 2007, he said he was going to deliver earnings of at least…
  • Audi's High-Performance Driverless Car Hits 140 MPH — And Crashes The Audi Website

    Benjamin Zhang
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:45 pm
    Audi's RS7 driverless concept car turned its first hot laps on a German racetrack over the weekend. The event was so popular that the live broadcast crashed Audi's website.  The RS7 equipped with Audi "Piloted Driving" technology uses a series of sensors, cameras, and GPS to precisely maneuver the car — accurate down to the centimeter, the carmaker claims. This is no Prius. Audi mounted its driverless technology inside of a 560hp sports sedan, powered by a twin-turbocharged V8. The test car, nicknamed "Bobby" — perhaps after former Indy 500 winners Bobby Rahal or Bobby Unser — took to…
  • Have People Stopped Upgrading Their iPads? (AAPL)

    Steve Kovach
    20 Oct 2014 | 4:13 pm
    To the surprise of few Apple watchers, the company delivered its third straight quarter of declining iPad sales The reason why sales are shrinking appears to be pretty obvious. There isn't a good reason to own three Apple gadgets — a Mac, iPhone, and iPad — when a combination of just two of them will do. And now that iPhones come with larger screens, there's even less of a reason to buy an iPad along with it. This is not to say the iPad is a bad tablet. It's a wonderful tablet, the best you can buy. And it's likely the primary computer for a lot of people who don't need to do much beyond…
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  • Censoring bomb making websites: NO

    Keith Rozario
    14 Oct 2014 | 5:45 am
    The Star reports that : Malaysia Crime Prevention Foundation vice-chairman Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye called on the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to block bomb-making websites. “We live in a troubled age. Previously, it was unimaginable, but now even from your home, you can make a bomb. The MCMC must do a comprehensive check to see how we can block sites that are harmful to the nation,” he said. Now, apart from the fact, that there aren’t any dangerous substances used for bomb-making today, that wasn’t around in the 1970′s, the entire statement is…
  • ATM Hacks are so bloody boring

    Keith Rozario
    1 Oct 2014 | 7:31 am
    Last week, while I was flying from KL to London, I noticed a strange anomaly on the screen of the boarding gate at KLIA. Closer inspection revealed that it was an anti-virus warning that signaled the computer had been infected by a Virus (almost 2 days ago!!). As a techie, I quickly deduced 3 things from the screen. One, the computer was running Windows, and probably an outdated version of Windows. Two, the computer had been infected with Conficker–Conficker was a pretty infamous threat, back in 2008!! And yet, here we are, at Malaysia’s most prestigious airport, and we have a…
  • MyProcurement: All government tenders in one Excel file

    Keith Rozario
    16 Sep 2014 | 7:54 am
    Happy birthday Malaysia!! Just how awesome is our country, that we celebrate an Independence Day AND a Malaysia Day, not to mention 2 New years day, (or 3 if you count Awal Muharram). So on that note, I decided to use my IT skills for the good of the country. To be honest, my IT skills have never been up to par, my day job is more managing/planning/documenting than actual execution of ‘real’ IT work. But it was good for me to dust of the ol’ programming fingers and learn Python to grab some publicly available information and make it more accessible to the less IT centric…
  • Is Malaysia’s Broadband slow–no it isn’t.

    Keith Rozario
    14 Sep 2014 | 8:31 am
    Recently KiniBiz did a piece on Malaysian broadband speeds, and once again the hoopla about how Malaysian broadband speeds are slow arose. Kinibiz quoted an article from Asean DNA which stated that the average broadband speed in Malaysia was just 5.5 Mbps, while Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore had speeds that were double that (or more!) The report however was inaccurate, and I think there’s a need to address the hoopla, because this happens often. There was a report couple months back that said Cambodia had faster speeds than Malaysia, and I wrote a post addressing that. This time I…
  • A Techie’s view on the Law

    Keith Rozario
    8 Sep 2014 | 7:30 am
    Are some laws worth following–in other words, are some Laws so idiotic that they should be ignored completely? That sounds anathema, because we have a romanticized definition of the law, we define the Law as a broad general agreement a society undertakes, and the law keeps society from tearing itself apart. In other words, the law is so sacred because without it–we descend into anarchy, so ignoring the law is akin to promoting anarchy. But I’m not speaking of “The Law”, I’m speaking of “A law”, specifically an Act of Parliament. “The…
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  • Android 5.0 SDK is now available for developers

    20 Oct 2014 | 10:25 am
    Android 5.0 SDK is now available for developers via - Later this month, we’ll be seeing the launch of the first Android 5.0 Lollipop devices namely the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9. With the release, we can also expect Google releasing their first updates to Android 5.0. Google has already released the Android 5.0 Lollipop SDK for developers so that the they can update the apps to make it ready for the realease. Here’s what google had to say regarding the update in the Android blog. This week, we announced Android 5.0 Lollipop. Starting today, you can download the full release of the Android 5.0…
  • In 2015, your finger will be the PIN to your credit card

    Alavi Wahid
    19 Oct 2014 | 10:24 am
    In 2015, your finger will be the PIN to your credit card via - Credit cards have been around for a while and has not really seen much change from its original design. Yes, improvements have been made over the years to improve longevity and security but nothing substantial has hit the popular form of payment in a long time. Mastercard wants to change that, they believe that in the future, making payments will be contactless and effortless, all you will need is your finger and one of their cool credit cards. Mastercard partnered with a company named Zwipe that specializes on biometrics and…
  • Apple unveils the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3

    Alavi Wahid
    17 Oct 2014 | 7:38 am
    Apple unveils the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 via - In a not so surprising move, Apple today unveiled its new line of iPads at its event in its Cupertino HQ. The new iPads feature some upgrades from its predecessors and finally come with Touch ID. The announcement was long expected and generally left the audience slightly bored as the men on stage talked about bringing things like Apple Pay and Continuity to people, aspects gone over in detail at previous Apple events. iPad Air 2 Starting off with the bigger of the newly announced tablets, the iPad Air 2 is a crazy thin device coming in at…
  • Android 5.0 Lollipop: The Sweetest Version Of Android Yet

    Alavi Wahid
    16 Oct 2014 | 12:06 pm
    Android 5.0 Lollipop: The Sweetest Version Of Android Yet via - Back at Google I/O, Google for the first time previewed the next version of Android and nicknamed it “Android L”. Since then people have been looking for “L” named desserts left and right to try and guess the new name. The wait is finally over though as the new version of Android is 5.0 Lollipop.  Lollipop is the most comprehensive change to Android since 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and brings with it a visual overhaul in Material Design, 64 bit support and a slew of other changes. Material Design is  move by Google to unify…
  • launches its Android app in Bangladesh

    16 Oct 2014 | 9:32 am launches its Android app in Bangladesh via -, founded in 2012 by Rocket Internet Gmbh, the largest internet company outside the US and China, has now expanded to mobile marketing with the launch of its Android Mobile application on the 1st of October , 2014. Since its launch, Kaymu has evolved into a global brand and grown exponentially to become Bangladesh’s number one online marketplace.It takes advantage of the rapid growth of e-commerce in the country, with more than 500,000 people visiting the website monthly to enjoy its offerings. Kaymu provides a platform…
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    Web Hosting Blog

  • File Lock Contention

    15 Oct 2014 | 11:00 am
    I’m sure that we’ve all experienced issues that deal with file lock (flock) contention. More often than not, within the Nexcess tech community, we see this occuring in Magento (typically the sessions files). As such, I figured I’d put throw together something that will allow you to troubleshooting what’s going on more efficiently. Firstly, lets […]
  • Three Of The Best Data Visualization Tools For WordPress

    8 Oct 2014 | 9:09 am
    Data visualization and data journalism are becoming increasingly important to the modern media landscape. More data is available for public analysis than ever before. Data-focused journalists like Nate Silver and Ezra Klein have made a name for themselves with reporting based on hard-nosed analysis of empirical data sets. Both are in the early stages of […]
  • Is WordPress Right For Legal Blogs?

    1 Oct 2014 | 1:20 pm
    Law offices tend to be fairly conservative when it comes to technology. I know some who haven’t changed their content management system for years. “If it works, don’t fix it” is a great philosophy, but wrestling with ancient content management systems is a frustrating and unrewarding task — it certainly doens’t encourage busy lawyers to […]
  • Addressing the Shellshock bug at Nexcess

    26 Sep 2014 | 1:36 pm
    All of our managed servers were patched for CVE-2014-6271 (the “shellshock” bug affecting the Bash shell used on most Linux- and Unix-based systems) on the September 24, 2014. As that was later found to be incomplete (resulting in bug CVE-2014-7169, or “Aftershock”), a second patch was applied today (September 26, 2014). If you’d like to […]
  • Protect Your WordPress Sites With Two-Factor Authentication

    24 Sep 2014 | 11:00 am
    The Heartbleed bug was one of the worst online security vulnerabilities in recent memory, allowing an attacker to read chunks of a server’s memory that might contain private keys, authentication credentials, and other sensitive data. In the wake of Heartbleed, it’s a good time for WordPress site owners to audit their security procedures and implement […]
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    Hardware BBQ

  • Gigabyte VGA cards are officially available in India

    The Sorcerer
    13 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm
    Better late than never. Among existing GPU players like Asus, Sapphire, XFX and Zotac, Gigabyte VGA officially made its announcement that its GPUs will be available here. This is something that we’ve already pointed it out earlier before noticed it. How well they do it is something remains to be seen. As always, we’ll review Gigabyte GPUs just like how we always do with other hardware. The distribution is handled by Ingram Micro, but the service is handled by Accel Frontline. Gigabyte assured in its press release that it GPUs carry 3-year warranty period. Edit (14.10.2014): I…
  • Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB SSD Review

    The Sorcerer
    9 Oct 2014 | 11:32 am
    Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB SSD- an SSD with the “HyperX” branding after a very long time. The last Kingston HyperX series SSD was HyperX 3K. Other than that, Kingston have been releasing few V series SSDs here and there. So, we should expect good ‘mainstream’ performance now that it comes with HyperX, or so we would like to think. Afterall, that’s the idea of having  series within the branding to differentiate between the products. But many things changed. Those were the times practically every flash NAND centric brand that doesn’t make its own NAND or controller was slapping…
  • CM Storm Resonar in-ear gaming earphone Review

    6 Oct 2014 | 12:30 pm
    CoolerMaster renowned for their cooling products have also been launching products for the gaming audio market. Their headsets – CM Sonuz, CM Pulse-R and CM Sirius have all received positive reviews over here. Now we have a look at the newest gaming IEM – The CM Storm Resonar. The Resonar has a unique feature which they call the ‘Bass FX’ switch. The bass switch claims to be able to tune the bass for a heavier or flatter response which is done by adjusting the position of the magnet which impacts the lower end frequencies. This enables you to do a hardware level tweak…
  • CM Elite 130 mini-ITX PC Case Review

    The Sorcerer
    5 Oct 2014 | 11:47 am
    Thanks to mini-ITX motherboards, AIO coolers and low-profile CPU coolers, modular/semi-modular power supplies and even SSDs, case manufacturers can make significantly smaller-yet-space efficient case designs. CM Elite 130 is a case that meant to be small and compliment the mini/low profile components that it can house within. One has to be honest, case makers tend to keep such cases up for a premium price. Its another story when such premium could be justified. BitFenix made Colossus mATX- a pretty large case, but still something you’ll love to keep on your desk rather than hide it away…
  • CM Storm Novatouch TKL Keyboard Review

    The Sorcerer
    5 Oct 2014 | 11:34 am
    CM Storm hardware made a very good impression- from its performance to its built quality. I’ll be honest, CM Storm tend to be under-rated products, hidden away below piles of similar products made by other brands. CM made an impression that they listen to people’s feedback. That’s the impression that I’ve got from Rapid-i mechanical keyboard. …and then comes CM Storm Novatouch TKL. CM states that this keyboard will provide the ultimate typing experience. These keyboards don’t use mechanical keys, rather something that CM calls it as ‘exclusive hybrid capacitive…
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    Create Your Next Customer

  • 3 Ways to Leverage Earned Media for Marketing

    Beyond PR
    16 Oct 2014 | 3:49 pm
    Earned media mentions are the golden ring for many PR programs.  Getting great coverage in a key publication remains a key objective for many public relations campaigns and with good reason – traditional media outlets continue to wield outsize influence despite flagging revenues and diminished paid subscribers. News coverage garners attention, fuels social amplification, builds brand credibility and as it so happens, influences buyers. Earned media mentions have real utility for brands beyond PR’s clip book. When a prospect is in the discovery phase, they’re open to a broad scope of…
  • Measuring Content Marketing ROI a Challenge for Many BtoB Marketers

    Winnie Ng Schuchman
    14 Oct 2014 | 12:12 pm
    Marketers are churning out more content marketing than ever, but measuring the ROI of their programs continues to be a challenge for many btob marketers. According to a new study released by the Content Marketing Institute and Marketing Profs, only 21% of btob marketers are successful at tracking ROI on their content marketing programs.  Interestingly, the ROI effectiveness goes up to 35% for marketers who have a documented content marketing strategy. (Yet another reason to have a documented content marketing strategy and plan.) Despite these challenges around measurements, content marketing…
  • How Electronics Engineers Consume Content Infographic Series: Online Training and Education

    Carly Cohen
    13 Oct 2014 | 1:25 pm
    To learn more about how electronics engineers consume content, please contact us for the full UBM Tech 2014 Content Consumption research report.
  • 3 Ways to Use Data to Improve Future Campaign Results

    Beyond PR
    9 Oct 2014 | 11:02 am
    When measuring campaign results, the most important metric is ultimately the business outcome.  However, assessing program analytics measuring the relative success of campaign elements can reveal important details about performance.  Additionally, savvy communicators can use conclusions from these analyses to improve the results of future campaigns. Individual message performance, whether we’re talking about press releases, blog posts or even social media updates, can reveal important information about audience preferences and the effectiveness of a specific message. Views:  The overall…
  • Good News: 86% of BtoB Marketers Now Use Content Marketing

    Winnie Ng Schuchman
    8 Oct 2014 | 11:23 am
    Bad News: Only 35% have a Documented Content Strategy The majority of b-to-b marketers are using content marketing, with 48% saying they have a content marketing strategy but don’t document it, and only 35% have a documented strategy according to a new study released by the Content Marketing Institute and Marketing Profs. The annual study, “2015 B2B Content Marketing Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends,” was based on an online survey of more than 1,800 North American b-to-b marketers, conducted in July and August. The results are a sign that many of us b-to-b marketers still have…
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    What's On My PC

  • A Dual Mode Laptop – Switch Between Laptop And Tablet Stand Mode

    20 Oct 2014 | 8:11 am
    Having experienced some of the Lenovo offerings that are out there these days, I especially have an eye for their Lenovo Flex touchscreen line of laptops. What is cool about the Lenovo Flex 2 is that it can adapt and transform into whatever you are doing; making it a truly multi-functional device. It can go […]
  • HOT TECH NEWS – Google Gearing Up To Handle All Your Email Accounts With Gmail

    20 Oct 2014 | 7:35 am
    This is something I know will excite many people. Google is gearing up to handle all of your email accounts with Gmail (for Android). From what I am reading you will be able to setup Gmail (when the new version is released) to pull in mail from other external accounts you may have (such as […]
  • You Can Pre-Order The HTC Nexus 9 At Amazon

    19 Oct 2014 | 3:55 am
    You have probably seen all of the recent hype on the Google Nexus products. The Nexus that is catching my eye is the Nexus 9 featuring Android’s new OS called Lollipop. At a glance the Nexus 9 features an 8.9” IPS LCD display with 4:3 aspect ratio constructed from Gorilla Glass 3; 1536 x 2048 […]
  • A Geek Squeak of the Week – Android 5.0 Lollipop Quick Look! (by Android Authority)

    18 Oct 2014 | 6:21 pm
    Android 5.0 “Lollipop” is a version of the Android mobile operating system developed by Google. Unveiled on June 25, 2014, the operating system will be first made available in November 2014 for selected devices that run distributions of Android that are serviced by Google, including Nexus and Google Play edition devices…. source: Wikipedia Here is a […]
  • FREE Windows Desktop Vector Alarm Clocks

    18 Oct 2014 | 5:19 am
    Originally posted on What's On My PC:Just when I think I have found every type of clock software on the internet I come across another find, called Vector Clock, to add to my collection. Today I am excited to bring to you, not just one clock, but a collection of FREE vector alarm…
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    NCTechNews -- North Carolina technology and business news

  • Blackstone NC Program Director Kathryn James to Judge Cleantech Open Southeast Innovation Summit

    David Menzies
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:13 am
    DURHAM, N.C. & ALEXANDRIA, VA. -- The Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network of North Carolina (Blackstone NC), a Triangle-based business cultivator focused on growing opportunity and strengthening economic development, is pleased to announce that Program Director Kathryn James will be a judge at the 3rd Annual Cleantech Open Southeast Regional Innovation Summit Oct. 22 – 23 in Alexandria, Virginia. James will help select up to three regional finalists who will be awarded with cash and in-kind services of up to $20,000 and gain eligibility to compete for the national grand prize of $200,000…
  • CommScope Partners with Ooredoo to Create a Smarter Data Center

    David Menzies
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:31 am
    DUBAI, UAE & HICKORY, N.C. -- CommScope, Inc., a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, was chosen to partner with Ooredoo at its Qatar data center in Mesaimeer to create a smarter data center by implementing innovative intelligent LED lighting and infrastructure solutions. Ooredoo implemented CommScope’s Redwood®, imVision® and SYSTIMAX® solutions to support a fully integrated, intelligent IT and facilities infrastructure at its data center. The technology enables Ooredoo to offer an efficient, high performance environment as part of its long-term…
  • Annice Brown Receives 2014 State Star Award

    David Menzies
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:28 am
    GRAPEVINE, TX & ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- The North Carolina Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) is pleased to announce Annice Brown of the Western Carolina University SBTDC office in Asheville as the 2014 State Star for North Carolina. Annice was awarded and honored during a ceremony at the America’s SBDC Annual Conference on September 9, 2014 at the Gaylord Texan Hotel and Conference Center in Grapevine, Texas. During 12 years at the NC SBTDC, Brown has counseled over 528 women business owners and many more who were part of a team, such as husband-and-wife or partners.
  • Research Triangle Region Cleantech Cluster Members Ask Ellmers for Comprehensive Energy Approach

    David Menzies
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:19 am
    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -- Smart grid member companies from the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster asked U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC-02) recently to promote a comprehensive energy approach that supports domestic production of both renewable and fossil fuel resources to help the nation achieve energy independence. Ellmers, whose district includes many Research Triangle Region counties, requested a briefing on the region’s smart grid cluster following her September launch of a bipartisan Grid Innovation Caucus in the House of Representatives with U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-CA-09).
  • Argos Therapeutics Announces Plans for New Manufacturing Facility

    David Menzies
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:17 am
    DURHAM, N.C. -- Argos Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:ARGS) ("Argos"), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of fully personalized immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases using its Arcelis® technology platform, recently announced plans for development of a state of the art biomanufacturing facility in Research Triangle Park. The facility will be used to support automated production of the company's Arcelis-based personalized immunotherapy product candidates, beginning with AGS-003, the company's lead oncology product candidate,…
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  • Apple actualiza el Mac mini, pero todavía sigue siendo el Mac más pequeño y barato del lineup

    Domadis Cabrera
    17 Oct 2014 | 10:01 am
    El Mac Mini, el más pequeño y descuidado ordenador de la familia Mac ha recibido su primera actualización en más de dos años, gracias al nuevo CPU Intel. Bueno, al menos nuevo para el Mac Mini. El Mac Mini básico comienza con precio de 499 dólares y cuenta con un procesador Intel Core i5 de doble núcleo a 1.4GHz y de cuarta generación, 4GB de memoria RAM, un disco duro de 500GB a 5400 RPM e Intel HD Graphics 5000. Esa configuración de hardware coloca al nuevo Max Mini muy cerca de las configuraciones básicas del iMac de 21.5 pulgadas y del MacBook Air de 11.6 pulgadas, aunque el…
  • Apple presenta su nuevo iMac de 27 pulgadas con Pantalla Retina de 5K

    Domadis Cabrera
    16 Oct 2014 | 7:20 pm
    Hoy, 16 de Octubre Apple subió al escenario en California para anunciar las nuevas versiones del iPad Air y del iPad mini, pero también presentaron un nuevo iMac con pantalla Retina 5K. Apple anunció oficialmente el nuevo iMac Retina Display 5K, que cuenta con la misma estética de diseño de la generación anterior iMacs, pero añadiendo al mismo tiempo un montón de nuevas características, características que la gente había estado pidiendo desde hace bastante tiempo. El nuevo iMac cuenta con una pantalla que ofrece 14.7 millones de píxeles, y que Apple ha decidido llamar pantalla…
  • Échale un vistazo al video introductorio del iMac Retina 5K Display

    Domadis Cabrera
    16 Oct 2014 | 11:18 am
    Con una impresionante pantalla Retina 5K, y con procesadores más rápidos y más potentes, el último todo-en-uno de Apple ahora cuenta con una pantalla inmejorable. El siguiente, es el clásico vídeo introductorio de Apple y destaca las principales características del nuevo iMac Retina 5K, a la vez que se muestra como el fotógrafo profesional Bryce Duffy saca partido de ellas. Échale un vistazo al video introductorio del iMac Retina 5K Display apareció originalmente en Applediario, en fecha 2014/10/16. Sin comentarios | Compartir en Facebook | Enviar por correo | Agregar a…
  • ¿Te perdiste la keynote de ayer? Ya puedes ver el video completo en HD

    Domadis Cabrera
    16 Oct 2014 | 5:41 am
    Si ayer te perdiste el evento de presentación del iPad Air 2 y el iPad mini 3, el vistazo a las funcionalidades de “Continuidad” de OS X Yosemite y la introducción del iMac con pantalla de Retina de 5K, la buena noticia es que ahora puedes ver el vídeo completo del evento, ya sea desde la web de Apple o descargando el vídeo en HD desde iTunes. Puedes ver el vídeo desde la web de Apple haciendo clic aquí. O puedes ir al podcast de vídeo de Apple y descargar de forma gratuita el vídeo en alta definición (HD) en la sección de “Keynotes” de Apple. El vídeo tiene…
  • Los chinos se vuelven locos con el iPhone 6 y el iPhone 6 Plus

    Domadis Cabrera
    10 Oct 2014 | 4:04 am
    Para Apple, conseguir la aprobación normativa del iPhone 6 y el iPhone 6 Plus se convirtió en una trabajo más duro de lo esperado en China, al menos a través de los canales oficiales. Pero desde hoy el iPhone 6 y el iPhone 6 Plus están oficialmente disponibles para pre-orden en China. Y llegarán a las tiendas el próximo viernes, 17 de octubre. “Estamos encantados de traer el iPhone 6 y el iPhone 6 Plus a nuestros clientes en China con las tres compañías desde el lanzamiento”, dijo Tim Cook en un comunicado oficial de Apple. “Con soporte para TD-LTE y FDD-LTE, los…
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  • Apple Q4 earnings top Wall Street estimates thanks to new iPhone sales

    Shawn Knight
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Investors haven’t been terribly pleased with Apple’s performance in recent quarters, primarily due to slowed growth. That changed on Monday, however, as the nation’s largest technology company posted fiscal fourth quarter figures that surpassed analysts’ expectations by a wide margin and even topped Apple’s own guidance. ...
  • Dyson Humidifier uses ultraviolet light to kill 99.9 percent of bacteria

    Shawn Knight
    20 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm
    Dyson’s second new product category in as many months is an air humidifier. I know that doesn’t sound all too exciting at first glance but bear with me as this isn’t any ordinary humidifier – even if it does carry an uninspiring name like the Dyson Humidifier. ...
  • OnePlus One pre-order window opens next week, but only for an hour

    Shawn Knight
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm
    The OnePlus One smartphone from OnePlus has been making waves since early this year. The high-end handset with a ridiculously low price tag has earned quite the following due to the fact that you can only buy one through invite. But that’s all about to change as the OnePlus One...
  • Lenovo still interested in BlackBerry acquisition, may happen this week

    Shawn Knight
    20 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm
    Canadian regulators may have squashed Lenovo’s plans to acquire BlackBerry last year but apparently they’re not giving up the fight just yet. The Chinese company is preparing to make a public bid for the Canadian handset maker as soon as this week according to a report from financial news site...
  • Gmail 5.0 for Android has a brand new look and supports Outlook and Yahoo

    Justin Kahn
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:00 pm
    Google has been visually refreshing the look of a number of its Android apps recently, and now it looks as though Gmail is next on the list. Along with the aesthetic overhaul, the latest update to Gmail for Android also contains a few notable feature additions as well.
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  • Architee

    7 Oct 2014 | 3:08 am
    Check out my new t-shirt brand, Architee.The idea for Architee was inspired by my father, an architect himself.The premise of Architee is simple; premium quality t-shirts with architecturally inspired prints. Our tees are of the highest quality, made from pre-shrunk 100% ring-spun cotton. They are seriously soft and the fit is both fashionable and comfortable. The prints are all architectural sketches, and there are some truly brilliant ones. The design is printed on the tee using DTG (direct to garment printing), to give the best balance of print quality and longevity. These tees are perfect…
  • 10 Years Of Earth Weather From Space In 3 Minutes

    29 Sep 2013 | 3:52 pm
    The NASA GOES-12 satellite (GOES stands for Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites) took her last images of Earth on August 16, after 3,788 days monitoring our weather.In order to celebrate the decommission of this satellite, NASA has created a 3 minute video encompassing 10 years of Earth's weather patterns. The satellite witnessed such memorable events as the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season that birthed Katrina (starting about 40 seconds into the video) and the devastating series of blizzards during the winter of 2009-2010, starting about 2 minutes in.Check out the mesmerizing…
  • The Death Of The iPod

    29 Sep 2013 | 3:34 pm
    It was once the must have of gadgets, Apple's almighty creation. Although judging by the steady decline of sales, the end is near for the once great MP3 players, led by the mighty iPod.iPod sales have been steadily declining since their peak at 22.7 million in December 2008, and analysts estimate another 7.2 percent drop over the quarter that just ended. Apple still commands 70 percent of the MP3 player market, but it's clear that other mobile devices, namely smartphones and tablets, can do the job of an MP3 player (while performing a myriad of other functions, too).If you look at Apples…
  • Monteverde One Touch Stylus Review

    29 Sep 2013 | 3:32 pm
    When the iPhone was first released, Steve and the gang were pretty adamant about how direct interaction with the screen through your fingers provided a much better experience than other touchscreen devices that required a stylus.However, despite Apple’s claims that you don’t need one, manufacturers quickly started churning out iPhone compatible styluses that are now of course compatible with Apple’s newest toy: the iPad. So I decided to test this out. After doing some market research I found that Monteverde's One Touch Stylus was the one of the best out there, read on to see how it…
  • What Traveling Around the World Looks Like in 1 Minute

    29 Sep 2013 | 3:30 pm
    Rick, Tim and Andrew, three ordinary guys, decided to take a trip of a lifetime: 11 countries in 44 days. 18 flights and 38,000 miles later they have three 1-minute videos showing what life is like around the world.They recorded everything off two cameras and ended up with over a terabyte of footage which they cut, mixed and matched into an awesomely seamless blend of every notable place they've been.They broke down their trip into three parts: Move, which shows them walking around, Eat, which shows the delectable food they ate, and Learn, which shows all the amazing things they did.Three…
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  • Beer and Food Scraps Can Power Chevrolet’s Bi-fuel Impala

    Guest Post
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:15 am
    Trash to fuel, the stuff of the 1980s sci-fi comedy movie trilogy “Back to the Future,” is now a reality. The 2015 Bi-fuel Chevrolet Impala – not a tricked-out DeLorean – really can run on leftovers, table scraps and, oh, yeah, grains from brewingbeer.Cleveland-based quasar energy group uses organic waste to produce a renewable energy source known as biogas, which is then converted into Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) – one of two fuels that can power the 2015 Chevrolet Bi-fuel Impala.Biogas is the raw mixture of gases given off by the breakdown of organic materials kept in an…
  • How to save energy by using LED lights

    17 Oct 2014 | 8:12 am
    LED lights are used in industry, home, outdoor and other applications for efficient and energy saving lighting. When compared to the luminaries that are traditionally used, such as incandescent and fluorescent lighting, LED lights have significantly higher efficiency and energy saving properties. They can save more than eighty percent of electricity costs. They also have long life and heavy duty performance.Why are LED luminaries energy efficient and reliable?LEDs are energy efficient and power saving because of their construction and operating system. Incandescent lights are highly…
  • MUST-SEE: Stephen Colbert and Neil Young Sing ‘Who’s Gonna Stand Up?’

    16 Oct 2014 | 9:08 am
    Neil Young and “Crazy Host,” aka Stephen Colbert, performed a duet version of Young’s newenvironmental song “Who’s Gonna Stand Up? (and Save the Earth)” last night on The Colbert Report.The Colbert Report Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Colbert Report on FacebookWith Colbert playing his usual straightman role dressed in a suit and tie, in contrast to Young’s sweatshirt emblazoned with the word “Earth,” the duo strummed acoustic guitars while Colbert contributed some distinctly non-environmentally friendly lyrics, impersonating a climate…
  • The Seattle Mariners Swing for the Fences with Solar

    Guest Post
    15 Oct 2014 | 8:37 am
    Healthy Planet Partners, LLC (HPP), a Clean Energy Solutions Fund that finances, implements and maintains distributed energy and energy efficiency projects that optimize performance in commercial buildings, and Kyocera Solar, Inc. announced today the completion of a solar rooftop and carport system at the Seattle Mariners Spring Training facility in Peoria, AZ.  HPP developed and financed the project with partner Kyocera Solar which provided engineering and project management support as well as acting as a finance partner.  By doing so, Kyocera lowers the risk and the associated cost of…
  • Plug-In Electric Vehicles to Talk to Electric Companies via the Cloud

    Guest Post
    14 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Ford Motor Company will join seven global automakers this week for a first-ever test of technology that will allow utility companies to communicate with plug-in electric vehicles via the cloud, an advancement that would help manage energy use and improve the efficiency of the power grid.The automakers are collaborating with the Electric Power Research Institute, leading utility companies and Sumitomo Electric to develop a two-way communication platform that would allow plug-in electric vehicles from all participating manufacturers   with their varying technologies   to work with power…
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  • Cool Websites & Tools – Earth View, Discuss Medical Cases, & Interpret Music Lyrics

    Mark O'Neill
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:31 pm
    Bond – is a simple app that reminds you to keep in touch with all the people that really matter to you. You have different ways to keep in touch with different people. You can either call, text or send them a Facebook message. Once set up, the app gives you regular reminders to reach out to them. Earth View – displays a beautiful and unique satellite image from Google Maps every time you open a new tab. Click the Globe icon in the lower right corner to launch the current view in Google Maps. ODrive – simplifies access to...Read the full article: Cool Websites & Tools…
  • The Most Annoying Things You Can Do In An Open Office

    Dave LeClair
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:30 pm
    Plenty of businesses are switching to open offices because they offer some interesting advantages such as the free flow of ideas and an open line of communication. However, they require a certain amount of etiquette, or things can become really, really annoying. This infographic shows you some of the most annoying things that happen in an open office. Do you do any of these, or do you have a coworker who does? Hit the comments section below and let us know! Via Account Temps Click To EnlargeRead the full article: The Most Annoying Things You Can Do In An Open Office
  • Pumpkin Tips For Halloween, Draw A Perfect Freehand Circle & More With DaveHax [Stuff to Watch]

    Tim Brookes
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:30 pm
    DaveHax is a YouTube channel full of useful and not-so-useful tips and tricks – including amazing pumpkin ones!Read the full article: Pumpkin Tips For Halloween, Draw A Perfect Freehand Circle & More With DaveHax [Stuff to Watch]
  • The Doom Of The Double Irish, And How It Affects You

    Harry Guinness
    20 Oct 2014 | 11:00 am
    Technology companies currently using a tax scheme known as the Double Irish will soon have to look for other ways to reduce their tax burdens. Starting next year, the controversial tax reduction measure will no longer work for new companies. Companies already using it — including tech giants Google, Apple, Adobe, Amazon and Oracle — will have until 2020 to stop. How the Double Irish Works Companies use the Double Irish, a strategy which leverages Ireland’s corporate tax laws, to reduce their tax burden in their home country, usually the United States. The strategy is so named…
  • Free, Unlimited Cloud Storage Is Here! Is Hive Right For You?

    Jessica Coccimiglio
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am
    There are lots of cloud storage services to choose from — but they all limit the amount of storage you get to some number of gigabytes, or cost money (sometimes both). When you hit a cap, you have to start deleting your files or, shudder, open a new account with a new service. Until now: Enter Hive. Hive, which launched October 13 this year and was included in this week’s Cool Websites & Tools, is… The first free unlimited cloud service in the world. That’s a bold claim, so there are a few important things you need to know that make...Read the full article: Free,…
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    PC Pitstop TechTalk

  • Java Chooses Ask Toolbar for You

    Windows Observer
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:52 pm
    The Ask toolbar is now a pre-selected install option when you download Java. The post Java Chooses Ask Toolbar for You appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: Death by Toolbar Far too often free software is packaged with additional... Java Update is Full of ‘Crapware’ Ed Bott points out that the recent "must install"... Greed Killed the Personal Computer I’ve read a lot of predictions about the death...
  • Speed Up Your Browser

    Bob Rankin
    20 Oct 2014 | 2:56 pm
    Practical tips for improving the performance of your browser. The post Speed Up Your Browser appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: MakeTechEasier: 4 Tweaks to Speed Up Your Browser This article covers 4 Tweaks to Speed Up Your... The Best Browser A six month study by Techlicious reveals the browser that... Bob Rankin: Which Browser is The Most Secure? Do you trust your web browser to warn you...
  • Malware Filled USB Devices

    20 Oct 2014 | 2:28 pm
    Security experts suggest USB devices are wide open to attack. The post Malware Filled USB Devices appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: Techlicious: Flashback Malware Hits 600,000 Macs Approximately 300,000 Macs in the United States and 600,000... Bob Rankin: Malware on the Rise Malware developers have been working overtime, according to a... Which Browser Offers Best Protection from Malware Web browsers have become a favorite target for those...
  • Microsoft Skips to Windows 10

    The Pit Crew
    30 Sep 2014 | 1:01 pm
    Microsoft has officially announced that the next version of the Windows OS will be called 'Windows 10'. 10? What happened to Windows 9? The post Microsoft Skips to Windows 10 appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: Windows 8 Or Windows RT Take Your Pick Windows 8, Windows RT and the new touch-centric Metro... Windows 9: The ‘Facts’ So Far It may seem a bit premature to start thinking... Another Windows 8 Preview Coming in June This week, Microsoft announced another step towards a final...
  • 3 Ways You Might Harm Your Solid State Drive

    Make Tech Easier
    30 Sep 2014 | 11:17 am
    3 things you should never do to your solid state drives. The post 3 Ways You Might Harm Your Solid State Drive appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: Solid State Drives & Hard Disk Drives Compared As evidenced by the fact that SSDs are rapidly... 6 SSD Solid State Drive Optimization Tricks Many of you are now enjoying the performance of... 6 Useful Tips to Help Windows 7 Run Faster At this moment, you’re probably satisfied with how Windows...
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    Online Tech Tips

  • How to Find Out Who Hosts a Web Site (Web Hosting Company)

    Aseem Kishore
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:10 am
    Here’s a quick little tip for anyone looking for a simple way to find out who is hosting a particular website. Trying to figure out who hosts a web site can be an annoying task if you’re trying to go through the usual channels by searching a WHOIS database, etc. A lot of times you’ll only get the company or person that registered the domain name, but not the actual hosting company. Who is Hosting This? is a very simple web service whose sole purpose is to tell you the company that is hosting a website. I really like this because most of the other online web site checking…
  • Download Entire Web Sites in Firefox using ScrapBook

    Aseem Kishore
    19 Oct 2014 | 8:32 am
    Need to save a webpage or website so that you can view it offline? Are you going to be offline for an extended period of time, but want to be able to browse through your favorite website? If you’re using Firefox, then there is one Firefox add-on that can solve your problem. ScrapBook is an awesome Firefox extension that helps you to save web pages and organize them in a very easy to manage way. The really cool thing about this add-on is that it’s very light, speedy, accurately caches a local copy of a web page almost perfectly and supports multiple languages. I tested it out on…
  • How to Detect Invisible Users on Yahoo Messenger

    Aseem Kishore
    17 Oct 2014 | 9:44 pm
    Are you looking for a quick way to detect whether one of your Yahoo Messenger buddies is ACTUALLY offline or just Invisible? Apparently lots of people would like to know how to detect whether someone is invisible or not! I only realized this because I’ve been asked about it over and over again! I’m still not sure why it would matter because OBIVOUSLY your buddy doesn’t want to talk to you otherwise they would not be invisible! But either way, I guess some people just need to know for the sake of knowing (especially guys and gals who want to know whether someone is avoiding…
  • How to View Folder Size in Explorer

    Aseem Kishore
    17 Oct 2014 | 6:32 am
    Running out of disk space on your hard drive? Need to figure out which folders are taking up the most space? Previously, I had written about a useful program called TreeSize that you can use to quickly find the largest directories on a drive. However, it would be really nice if you could simply see the size of a folder while browsing in Windows Explorer. Instead, only the size of files are shown in the Explorer interface. Here’s what the normal Windows Explorer interface looks like  when in Details view: So if you want to figure out which folders are taking up a lot of space, you…
  • How to Move or Transfer Email Accounts from One ISP to Another

    Aseem Kishore
    17 Oct 2014 | 1:33 am
    Are you looking for a way to move your email account from Gmail to Outlook or Yahoo to Gmail? Outside of the major email providers, if you’re still stuck with your college email address or an email from your local ISP like Cox or BellSouth, switching to Gmail, Yahoo or is a good idea because you’ll get a lot more features, better security and more support. Also, some colleges and universities eventually shutdown student email addresses after a certain time period, so switch before you lose everything. You can try to perform a migration yourself and there are tons of…
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    Tech Spikes

  • Why Your Business Should Invest In Smartglasses

    Laura Jackson
    14 Oct 2014 | 10:42 pm
    There have been many products that contain smartglass released onto the market over the last twelve months. We’re still waiting for Google to release their latest product. However, business owners around the world are slowly realising how much difference this technology can make to their company. Today, we’re going to present you with some of the main reasons you need to invest in smartglass over the next few months. You will increase productivity A lack of productivity could spell danger for your company. Smartglasses will allow your team to keep on top of their emails and correspondence…
  • 5 Ways Remote Working Could Help Your Business

    Laura Jackson
    27 Sep 2014 | 10:16 pm
    Although remote working is not a new concept, most business owners are only just realising how much difference it can make to their success. Considering that, we’re going to present you with five ways it could help your company in this article. If you want to learn more, just take a look at the infographic. Cutting costs Allowing your team to work remotely from time to time will mean you won’t have such high energy bills for your office. Flexibility By implementing remote working solutions, your staff will have the option to work from home if personal circumstances mean they can’t make…
  • How content marketing benefits businesses

    Laura Jackson
    23 Sep 2014 | 12:18 pm
    Every decent website is made up of text content that explains to the viewer what that business or organisation is all about. Many businesses hire content writers to put together this information and use SEO techniques throughout the content in order to raise the online presence of the site. SEO stands for search engine optimisation and simply uses an array of methods to push the website further up the results page on search engines. This allows web surfers searching for a relevant key term to find that website more easily. The higher up it appears in search engine rankings, the more likely it…
  • Why Do Companies Use Digital Marketing?

    19 Aug 2014 | 7:27 am
    Ensure you are highly visible online with a digital marketing company. Consumers first turn to the internet whenever they need any kind of product or service. This means that you company needs to have a strong online presence and be easily found on the internet, and to achieve this there are internet marketing agencies that can help to transform your business. In recent times the internet has become an enormous, global marketplace. It is where consumers first look when searching for any kind of product or service. This now means that every business in every industry needs to go digital and…
  • Positive Effects Of Gaming Online

    29 Jul 2014 | 12:30 pm
    Most people dismiss online games as just a waste of time and remark that there is nothing to gain from it. However, recent studies show that we learn a lot by playing these games and they are actually beneficial. Here are some of the important benefits. Encourages social interaction – Playing online games is less solitary than what most people think. Many games require two or more players to compete against each other. Moreover, many gaming sites contain features that encourage interaction among gamers via forums, chats and tournaments. When you play online, you have the opportunity to…
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    Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

  • Wasp's 3D printers produce low-cost houses made from mud

    Nick Lavars
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:21 pm
    A need to address a lack of housing for the globe's growing population has turned up some eye-catching efforts, blending creative architecture with new, sustainable technologies. And it is increasingly looking like 3D printing could have a role to play. Italian firm Wasp is the latest to explore the potential of additive manufacturing in this area, developing a super-sized 3D printer capable of producing low-cost housing made from mud... Continue Reading Wasp's 3D printers produce low-cost houses made from mud Section: Architecture Tags: 3D Printing, Construction, House, Maker Faire,…
  • Ambi Climate gives your air conditioner a brain

    Nino Marchetti
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:47 pm
    Your typical air conditioning unit in an apartment or home is a stupid creature, failing to work intelligently to create the most comfortable temperature environment for you in the most efficient way. Start up Ambi Climate thinks it has built the better brain to solve this issue in the form of a new standalone device and smartphone app that tell your air conditioner how to optimize its performance... Continue Reading Ambi Climate gives your air conditioner a brain Section: Around The Home Tags: Air Conditioners, Crowdfunding, Environment, Internet of Things, Kickstarter Related Articles: The…
  • iPhone 6 vs. Galaxy S5: A closer look

    Will Shanklin
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:04 pm
    There are more great smartphones than ever before, but you won't find two more popular brands than iPhone and Galaxy. How do their latest flagships compare? Read on, as Gizmag goes hands-on with the iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S5... Continue Reading iPhone 6 vs. Galaxy S5: A closer look Section: Mobile Technology Tags: Apple, iPhone, iPhone 6, Product Comparison, Samsung, Samsung Galaxy S5, Smartphones Related Articles: iPhone 6 Plus: Early impressions Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs. iPhone 5s Apple reportedly working on a larger iPhone 6 – and an iPhone phablet to boot iPhone 5s vs. Galaxy S4…
  • Jaguar Heritage Driving Experience puts you inside classic D- and E-Types

    C.C. Weiss
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:02 pm
    Jaguar plans to extend a unique opportunity to car lovers. Next month, it will open the Jaguar Heritage Driving Experience in the UK, giving driving enthusiasts the opportunity to grab the steering wheels of rare and powerful cars from its past and present. Highlights include the classic Le Mans-winning D-Type race car, the E-Type and the all-new 542-bhp F-Type R. .. Continue Reading Jaguar Heritage Driving Experience puts you inside classic D- and E-Types Section: Automotive Tags: Driving, Jaguar, Racing, Sports Cars Related Articles: Jaguar to build six brand new Lightweight 1963 E-types…
  • FITGuard has athletes put their impact detection where their mouth is

    Ben Coxworth
    20 Oct 2014 | 2:28 pm
    It's an ongoing problem within sports such as football and hockey ... players receive a severe blow to the head, yet they either don't realize that they've got a concussion, or they don't want to tell anyone so that they can keep playing. While there are already some helmet-mounted devices that detect and report such impacts, Force Impact Technologies' FITGuard is built into a mouthpiece – which the company claims is a better approach to take. .. Continue Reading FITGuard has athletes put their impact detection where their mouth is Section: Sports Tags: Accelerometers, Impact, Indiegogo,…
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    Make Tech Easier

  • How Anonymous Are You on the Internet, Really?

    Miguel Leiva-Gomez
    20 Oct 2014 | 4:25 pm
    Aside from providing a medium for knowledge and a gateway to discussion with people from places you’ll probably never visit, the Internet is also hailed as a bastion of anonymity. While you may get accounts in places that require full disclosure of many personal details, there are also many services on the Web that seem to offer some level of anonymity. The problem with this latter statement is that the level of anonymity promised by many services isn’t exactly equal to what is actually offered. There are also several other problems that must be discussed regarding anonymity in…
  • How To Enable Kiosk Mode in Windows 8

    Vamsi Krishna
    20 Oct 2014 | 2:25 pm
    In Windows, while you can create guest user accounts to give limited access to other non-administrator users, you might not be aware that these guest user accounts still have ample privileges to modify the system. In Windows 8, Microsoft introduced a new feature called “Assigned Access” (also known as “Kiosk mode”), and using it allows an administrator to lock down a user to only using a single specific modern application. This feature is much like a Kiosk and comes without any risk for compromising Windows security.Note: Assigned Access feature is only available in…
  • New Massive Privacy Bug Found in Android Stock Browser; How to Protect Yourself

    Shujaa Imran
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:25 am
    Unless you are using a Nexus phone, you probably won’t be getting timely updates for your Android phone. And if you are still using a low-end phone bought more than a year ago, you probably won’t be getting any updates at all. The bad thing is, the outdated software could become a big security threat.Just recently back in early September, security researcher Rafay Baloch discovered a bug in Android’s stock web browser which caused it to fail to enforce same origin policy (SOP). In simple terms, this means that the browser is not capable of securely loading content from…
  • How to Get Rid of the Stickers in Comments on Facebook

    Mahesh Makvana
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:50 am
    One of the latest goodies to come into action on Facebook is stickers in comments. Recently, Facebook announced the usage of stickers in comments on the statuses posted on Facebook timelines. While this definitely gives users the ability to express themselves using various kinds of stickers, it has made reading text comments a bit difficult. And there is that spammy thing. What if a user posts a dozen stickers as a comment on a status? To sort out this issue and to get rid of such stickers in comments, you now have an extension for both Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.Here’s how you…
  • 4 Android Apps That Make Managing Battery Life Easier

    Bertel King, Jr.
    19 Oct 2014 | 7:50 am
    Manufacturers may not emphasize this, but keeping up with battery life is an ever-present part of using a portable device. Fortunately, there is no shortage of apps out there to make this job easier. Some track a single phone or tablet, while others sync across multiple. Here are four of the best apps available on Google Play for staying on top of your battery life.1. Battery GenieBattery Genie is the kind of solution that didn’t have much of a problem ten years ago. But now there are many people with the particular itch it scratches. This app can monitor the battery life of each…
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  • 15 Free Web Services And Tools To Monitor Website Downtime

    shabnam sultan
    17 Oct 2014 | 7:37 am
    If you are a webmaster or a blogger making money from websites then you must be aware of the importance website uptime and downtime. You cannot monitor your websites round the clock. There are many tools and web services online…Read more ›This is a post from: Techiezlounge Related posts: 15 Awesome Free and Paid Logo Maker Tools 8 Best Alternatives To Dropbox 15 Tools to Search for Perfect Domain Name Top 10 PayPal Alternatives 30+ Best Free URL Shorteners
  • 7 Best Free VoIP Software for Linux Users

    shabnam sultan
    16 Oct 2014 | 6:34 am
    Linux is a popular open-source operating system and if you are a Linux user and looking forward to some Voice over IP (VoIP) software so that you can make free or cheap calls then you are at the right place.…Read more ›This is a post from: Techiezlounge Related posts: Download 4Videosoft iPhone Transfer:All in one iPhone software Phone Disk free download registration code Download Free WinX iPhone Ringtone Maker TuneUp Utilities 2010 Serial License Key Free Top 8 Best Free VOIP And Video Calling Apps For Android
  • How To Make Your Mobile Phone Unreachable

    shabnam sultan
    15 Oct 2014 | 3:56 am
    There are times when you don’t want to pick calls from people who are constantly annoying and bothering you or you might at times want to be unreachable to people via mobile! You may simply reject the call straight forward,…Read more ›This is a post from: Techiezlounge Related posts: HTC Windows Phone 7 being spotted Download iOS 4.1 Beta 2(for developers ONLY) OS 6 already running on Blackberry Bold 9780: video leaked Future Checkin app for your iPhone HP Slate 7 Plus, HP Slate 7 Extreme, HP Slate 8 Pro and HP Slate 10 HD Launched
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Launched in India for Rs. 58,300

    shabnam sultan
    14 Oct 2014 | 9:13 am
    Samsung has officially launched Galaxy Note 4 in India. The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will go on sale on October 17, Apple is launching the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in India same day. One of the best thing…Read more ›This is a post from: Techiezlounge Related posts: Samsung Galaxy S III Launch On 3rd May Samsung Galaxy S III Already Has 9 million Pre-orders Worldwide Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Features, Availability, Pricing & More Buy Samsung Galaxy S4 in India Online At Low Price Samsung Galaxy S5 Official Accessories Revealed
  • Before You Toss Your Old iPhone, Know What Your Options Are

    shabnam sultan
    13 Oct 2014 | 12:34 am
    Sheer pandemonium occurs every year in which a new line of iPhones is released, so it comes as no surprise that 2014 followed the pattern. If you have already upgraded to a new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus and owned…Read more ›This is a post from: Techiezlounge Related posts: Convert Blog Into iPhone Or Android App (How To) Protect iPhone From Water Fix Battery Drainage Issue After Upgrading To iOS 5 Unlock AT&T iPhone Officially Without Losing Jailbreak Download RedSn0w 0.9.11b1 For Windows & Mac OS X
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  • Facebook stickers now on comments

    Tharun Venkatesan
    13 Oct 2014 | 8:38 pm
    Facebook has now rolled out Facebook stickers for comments. Facebook had earlier enabled picture comments which gained popularity and now along with it you could use the same stickers used in chat on your comments. This would come in handy if you are too lazy to type or if yu feel that words are too mainstream. Stickers are a great way to comment for a few. Line messenger has always been boasting of its stickers and offered free sticker packs to attract users. May be this is a tidy way to have images on comments rather to have junk images from random source. This may also be a strategy to…
  • Get any youtube video made as GIF now!

    Tharun Venkatesan
    19 Aug 2014 | 11:09 pm
    GIFs have now regained popularity and anywhere we see, comments with picture, mostly they are GIF. If you are someone who constantly searches for GIF around the web so you could use it, or one who wants a favorite clip turned to GIF, you can do it now with atmost ease. No need for any software to e installed on your PC , download entire video from YouTube or any hard stuff. Just add “gif” to the YouTube url and you are done. All you have to do is select the time between which the GIF is to be made and TADA you have your custom GIF. Just prefix the word “gif” after…
  • Kingston Data Traveller HyperX 256GB hands on review

    Tharun Venkatesan
    9 Aug 2014 | 1:46 am
    What would be the average size of pendrives commonly in use? May be 8 or 16 GB? Kingston’s HyperX 256GB pendrive is a Bigdata in your pocket. It breaks the usual data capacities of pendrives to offer a whooping 256GB pendrive. As time grows, so does the amount of data we need to carry with us. Gone are the days of 1GB, 2GB or even the 8GB pen drives. Anyone who buys a new pen drive decides to go for a minimum 16GB pen drive today considering the very small price difference from the 8 GB ones. Kingston also has 1TB pendrives but not much affordable for all, but this one is to some. We made a…
  • Google+ rolls out premium features for its apps customers

    Tharun Venkatesan
    17 Jun 2014 | 8:03 am
    Google enhances its apps service by providing the users with premium Google+ features. Earlier some of the accounts have seen an option to preview the Google+ premium features. Now Google has announced that it is rolling out the features for all its apps users. The Premium features include the ability to host Hangouts in HD with 15 people in organization. Hangouts have always been there, but this 15 person HD hangouts will save time and money as claimed by Google. Also just a click on the calendar schedule or email invite takes you to the hangout. Google claims that with the premium features,…
  • Opera Max for Android : Save on mobile data bill

    Tharun Venkatesan
    16 Jun 2014 | 9:09 am
    Opera browsers have already offered compressed web browsing to save data, that actually reduces the volume of data downloaded. Opera Max app for Android is a solution that reduces the overall data usage on your device by routing all the non-encrypted traffic through their servers where the data is compressed. Opera Max technology is based on SkyFire’s Rocket Optimizer technology. Opera had acquired Skyfire in 2013. This technology compresses almost all traffic to your phone from streaming videos, web text and images. Music streaming is not very much compressed. To the maximum Opera Max can…
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    Science + Technology – Articles – The Conversation

  • What's next for the smartphone in a rapidly changing market?

    David Tuffley, Lecturer in Applied Ethics and Socio-Technical Studies at Griffith University
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:47 pm
    What's in store from the future smartphone? Flickr/Andreas Nadler, CC BY-NC-NDIt should be no surprise to anyone that many smartphones may have been designed to last about 24 months - the length of a typical contract with a network service provider. After all, it is a fast-moving, high-turnover market and planned obsolescence is how it is kept moving. Being high turnover means new models with new features can be brought to market and readily consumed by users conditioned to want the latest and greatest. This is not necessarily a bad thing. It simply means that we will see a lot of new…
  • Wake up and smell the coffee ... it's why your cuppa tastes so good

    Don Brushett, Research Associate at Southern Cross University
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:12 pm
    The smell of freshly brewed coffee is hard to beat. Michael Yan/Flickr, CC BY-NC-NDWelcome to our three-part series Chemistry of Coffee, where we unravel the delicious secrets of one of the most widely consumed drinks in the world. So while you enjoy your morning latte, long black or frappe, read on to find out why it tastes so good – you might be surprised to discover what’s in your cup. Most of what we taste we actually smell. The only sensations that we pick up in our mouth are sweet, sour, bitter, umami and salty. Without its smell, coffee would have only a sour or bitter taste due…
  • Facial recognition is possible even if part of the face is covered

    Carolyn Semmler, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at University of Adelaide
    19 Oct 2014 | 6:55 pm
    You don't need to see the whole face to identify someone. Flickr/craig, CC BY-NDThe need to accurately identify people is important for security (and for not embarrassing yourself by hugging strangers). It was cited as the main reason for excluding and restricting the movements of individuals wearing religious head and face coverings in public spaces. A plan to make Muslim women wearing facial coverings sit in glassed enclosures at Parliament House has been dropped but the question remains: how good are we at identifying people from their facial features? A large body of psychological…
  • Copulate to populate: ancient Scottish fish did it sideways

    John Long, Strategic Professor in Palaeontology at Flinders University
    19 Oct 2014 | 1:07 pm
    So ... how 'bout it? Wendi Kelly/Flickr, CC BY-SAThe intimate act of copulation is old – very old. In fact, it first evolved in ancient armoured placoderm fishes called antiarchs 385 million years ago. Fossils of the antiarch Microbrachius dicki show males with large bony L-shaped claspers for transferring sperm, whereas females bore small paired bones to help dock the male organs into position. These discoveries, published today in the journal Nature, represent the first appearance of sex involving copulation in vertebrates (back-boned animals). It’s also the first time in…
  • Under the volcano: predicting eruptions and coping with ash rain

    Mirzam Abdurrachman, Lecturer at Department of Geology, Faculty of Earth Sciences and Technology at Bandung Institute of Technology
    16 Oct 2014 | 9:10 pm
    Sumatra volcano Sinabung has been releasing hot ash and gravel in the past week. EPA/DEDY SAHPUTRALiving alongside active volcanoes in places like Japan, the Philippines and especially Indonesia can be uncomfortable. Around half a billion people in the world live near high-risk volcanic eruption areas. Of 829 volcanoes in the world, 129 of them, or around 15.6%, are located in Indonesia. It’s scary to have to constantly wonder when an eruption will start or end. Just recently, the Sinabung volcano in Sumatra, Indonesia, has been coughing up hot ash. People living near the volcano are…
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  • Online Shopping Creates a Paradigm Shift For Mobile Shoppers

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    17 Oct 2014 | 6:58 am
    Mobile phones have ushered in a new trend in this gadget crazy world. With changing technology, mobile phones are also witnessing a drastic change at an alarming rate. The changing technology and the craving for better mobile phones have created a substantial demand for newer mobile phones. To meet this demand many mobile phone manufacturing […]
  • Google announces Nexus 6 smartphone, Nexus 9 tablet with the all new Android 5 Lollipop

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    16 Oct 2014 | 7:46 am
    Google is back with a blast by bringing the next gen Android OS, the Android 5 Lollipop and the all new Nexus 6 smartphone and Nexus 9 tablet. Google has partnered up with Motorola for the Nexus 6 and with HTC for the Nexus 9. The Nexus 6 has a 13MP rear camera with dual […]
  • Interview with Indrajeet Bhuyan who found the Vulnerability at

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    11 Oct 2014 | 8:54 am
    I am back with one more interview on CyberJunkeez. Recently, the popular technology magazine and website- came across a security bug found in their website. And the greatest news is this bug is not found by Digit’s security team but by a fellow Indian and security researcher named Indrajeet Bhuyan. Indrajeet is a class […]
  • Watch the Indian Super League (ISL) 2014 Live Streaming Online

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    11 Oct 2014 | 3:51 am
    Just a day left for the Indian Super League and football fans are high on their craze. The ISL 2014 will begin on the 12th of October with an opening match between Atletico de Kolkata and Mumbai City FC at the Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata. The series will comprise 8 football teams from 8 Indian […]
  • Importance of having an Employee ID Badge

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    8 Oct 2014 | 5:19 am
    An employee ID badge has an essential role in a workplace. Almost all small or big size organizations today provide employee badges to their staff and co-workers. That is because, firstly, it preserves your identity everywhere and secondly, today creating employee badges are no more a tough job because one can create it easily at […]
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    Mind of Michael

  • Stereotype: Stereotypical Nonsense

    16 Oct 2014 | 10:53 pm
    What’s your stereotype? Whether you like it or not, you have been stereotyped at least once in your life. We as humans have a funny sense of individuality. We always want to be different, or better than the other guy. YES! I know we are different but in what sense? Ethnicity, race, religion, gender? Oh please! those are just what we perceive in our minds; “It all in your head”. Here is how stereotype works: When an event occurs more that once, we try to find some sense of correlation between these events, and if we are successful, we automatically assume with no…
  • The Human Mind

    11 Oct 2014 | 4:44 pm
    The power of the human mind has been considered as one of the most powerful in our universe. Similar to just what many people claim, it’s consistently thoughts over issue. Simply assume and it will certainly take place – believe positive and also everything will certainly be alright. It coincides as awakening at the incorrect side of the bed, as well as the whole day complies with in addition to it – you being irritated, furious, worn out as well as every negative sensation or situation. Yet by awakening at the appropriate side of the bed, you wind up being efficient in…
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  • Harnessing Big Data to Develop New and Profitable Data-Driven Products and Services

    8 Oct 2014 | 12:51 pm
    Big Data has progressed to the point where it has become relevant and accessible to established enterprises.  While many tech companies have assets that can potentially lead to Big Data-driven offerings, unlocking and capturing that potential could be challenging.  Hubert Selvanathan and John Zuk, both Principals, outline four critical consideration that must be taken into account to harness Big Data. Click here to read more ...
  • Adapt or Watch Your Business Erode

    8 Oct 2014 | 12:21 pm
    As the market becomes increasingly competitive, companies have trouble battling new entrants and sustaining a high level of success.  To stay in the upper echelons of the market, it becomes important to adapt.  John Parkinson, Affiliate Partner, weighs in on the requirements necessary to stay ahead of the curve and outlines some strategies that can keep a company on top of the pile. Click here to read more ...
  • Wearable Technologies Could Make Manufacturing Immersive Hyper-Experience

    8 Oct 2014 | 12:03 pm
    The application potential of wearable technology is mostly talked about for entertainment or health and fitness.  However, it could also have a major impact on business environments as well, particularly in the manufacturing space.  Hubert Selvanathan, Principal, joins the conversation on the potential use cases for emerging wearable technology that will make manufacturing safer and more efficient. Click here to read more ...
  • How Wearable Technologies Can Transform Field Service and Maintenance

    8 Oct 2014 | 12:02 pm
    While it is easy to see how wearable technologies can have an immense impact on the production line in a manufacturing environment, they can also be applicable in other areas such as maintenance, field services, and warehousing.  The opportunity for safer, more efficient processes in those fields is substantial.  Hubert Selvanathan, Principal, gives his thoughts on how wearable technologies can be effectively leveraged in the maintenance function. Click here to read more…
  • Capitalizing on Opportunities Presented by the Internet of Things

    8 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm
    The Internet of Things is a hot topic at the moment and it comes with high expectations.  Tech executives who are positioning their firms to take advantage of the value creation opportunities created by IoT can be faced with a daunting task given the unknowns.  Bill Bien, Partner, and Hubert Selvanathan, Principal, help layout a road map and potential areas for consideration when building an IoT strategy. Click here to read more ...
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  • Check downloads and websites for malware with Metascan Online for Firefox

    Mike Williams
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:31 pm
    OPSWAT has announced the availability of Metascan Online for Firefox, an addon which allows the browser to scan downloads, websites and web connections for threats. Checking a link is as easy as right-clicking it and selecting "Scan with Metascan Online". If the link is a file, then it is uploaded to VirusTotal competitor Metascan Online and checked with 40+ commercial antivirus engines. A detailed report will tell you which -- if any -- are detected as a threat. If the link was to a website, then Metascan Online runs a check with 13 databases of known malicious sites (Alien Vault, Malc0de,…
  • Linux distro Ubuntu 15.04 gets its name -- Vivid Vervet

    Brian Fagioli
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:25 pm
    Ubuntu has become one of the most popular and influential distributions of all time. It is easy to use, well designed and has a large and helpful community. Despite its general greatness, it uses a rather silly naming convention, based on sequential letters. That letter is used in the start of two consecutive words; the first being an adjective and the second being an animal. Is it fun? I suppose. Actually, it isn't too different than Android, which also uses sequential letters, but for yummy sweets. Today, Mark Shuttleworth, Canonical CEO, announces the latest name, for the upcoming 15.04.
  • Forget Mighty Mouse... forget Mickey Mouse... meet Music Mouse! [Review]

    Mark Wilson
    20 Oct 2014 | 4:28 pm
    Sometimes a device that does a single job just doesn’t cut the mustard. See those speakers cluttering up valued space on your desk? Be gone foul cones; your services are required no more! Are we foregoing music? Not a bit of it! We are switching to a wireless mouse with an integrated Bluetooth speaker! At least we are if it turns out to be any good... Things don’t get off to a great start. The Seenda IBT-C04 Music Mouse looks reasonable enough, if slightly retro; but in the hand it's big and angular. There is a slight nod to ergonomics and even a slightly rubberized grip area where your…
  • XCom takes advantage of Marriott's Wi-Fi debacle, issues security alert

    Alan Buckingham
    20 Oct 2014 | 11:15 am
    If you happened to miss it, then some background information is in order. The Marriott hotel chain, or actually one branch of it, was caught red-handed blocking Wi-Fi hotspots that its guests brought along on their trip. The hotel giant claimed security reasons, but people didn't buy the excuse. More importantly, the FCC didn't bite on it either. It seems the Gaylord Opryland Hotel would have preferred customers to pay the exorbitant rates it charges for internet access. The Federal Communications Commission saw things differently and slapped the hotel with a $600,000 fine. While the chain…
  • Enterprise storage: Coping with 30 years of data growth

    Warren Reid
    20 Oct 2014 | 11:12 am
    Over the past three decades, the storage industry has changed significantly, not just in terms of evolving technologies, but also with regard to the volumes of data we produce and therefore the amount of storage we require. Today, we are accustomed to talking about terabytes and even exabytes when it comes to our data storage needs. But 30 years ago things were very different. If we consider the capture of CCTV images in the 1980s, image quality was much lower than it is today. Surveillance technology, for example, created low-resolution images, which with the introduction of the VCR, were…
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    Tech Prezz

  • Samsung Chromebook 2 XE500C12-K01 up for Pre-order; Specs and Price

    David Robert
    17 Oct 2014 | 2:08 pm
    Samsung has added a new chromebook to its portfolio. The laptop running Chrome OS comes with an Intel Celeron N2840 Bay Trail processor. Recently there was rumor that the company was working on Bay Trail CPU...This post was first found on Tech Prezz
  • Sony reportedly working on Xperia Z4; Specs leak

    Sanjeev Krishnan
    17 Oct 2014 | 12:25 pm
    You know Z3 hasn’t been out for that long but as a manufacturer the company keeps working and it seems like next version of its flagship is on work and not only that,  we...This post was first found on Tech Prezz
  • Google releases New Android Lollipop Developer Preview and SDK

    Louis Jacob
    17 Oct 2014 | 11:34 am
    Google announced its latest tablets and smartphone with Android 5.0 Lollipop. But users of old Nexus devices are eager to know when they will have a chance to taste the Lollipop. As you may...This post was first found on Tech Prezz
  • Apple iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 up for Pre-orders in the US and EU

    David Robert
    17 Oct 2014 | 10:56 am
    As expected, the Apple store is back up today but with something new in its listing for you. The company’s latest iPads are now up for pre-order and you can book yours right now with next week shipment. The iPad...This post was first found on Tech Prezz
  • Pre-order Google Nexus 9 at Amazon for $399.99

    Sanjeev Krishnan
    17 Oct 2014 | 5:56 am
    Google announced its latest Android tablet HTC Nexus 9 and many across the world might be eagerly waiting to get their hands on the device. And if you are one among them and wanna make...This post was first found on Tech Prezz
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  • BlackBerry Passport Smartphone launched in India at Rs. 49,999

    Himanshu Gupta
    29 Sep 2014 | 9:33 am
    BlackBerry, the most popular smartphone company well known for its devices made for professionals, launched another device with a full QWERTY touch enabled keyboard. Blackberry Passport comes with a premium price of Rs. 49,999. Passport comes with a 4.5inch square touch display. Made up of stainless steel, it surely feels premium in hand. Powered by […]
  • Spice Fire One Mi FX1 launched in India with Firefox OS at Rs. 2,229

    Himanshu Gupta
    30 Aug 2014 | 10:29 am
    Spice, a popular mobile phone company in India, recently launched its first Firefox operating system based smartphone, Spice Fire One Mi FX1 at a price of just Rs. 2,229. Targeted to the people who are on the verge of switching from a feature phone to a smartphone. It comes with a 8.89cm HVGA capacitive touch […]
  • Gionee 1.5 Hexa Core GPAD G5 launched in India at Rs. 14,999

    Himanshu Gupta
    29 Aug 2014 | 12:33 am
    Gionee launches a new smartphone called the Gionee GPAD G5. At a price of just Rs. 14,999 it comes with HexaCore 1.5 GHz and will run Android 4.4 out of the box. GPAD G5 comes with a 5.5 inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720. Powered by a Six Core 1.5GHz […]
  • Spice Stellar Mettle Icon Mi-506 Review

    Himanshu Gupta
    24 Aug 2014 | 12:07 pm
    Spice Stellar Mettle Icon Mi-506 is budget smartphone with metal build with 5inch display. So is it worth your money or not, read on to know more. Look and Feel The phone looks very much similar to HTC one because of the squarish rounded body. The phone has a metal build with some white plastic […]
  • Xiaomi Mi 3 Review: Amazing Value for Money

    Himanshu Gupta
    24 Aug 2014 | 11:01 am
    Xiaomi, pronounced as Sha-o-mi, a new entrant in the Indian market has made consumers crazy with its pricing. Recently launched Xiaomi Mi 3 is the device which is making headlines these days and caused a serious threat to its competitors. Look and Feel Mi 3 comes with a aluminium magnesium body with a impressive 5inch […]
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  • Fix All Your Chrome Issues with Google Software Removal Tool

    10 Oct 2014 | 8:56 am
    Hello, Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.Software Removal ToolGoogle Chrome browser is being used by millions of people. The browser is fast and secure but is vulnerable to issues like any other browsers out there.Issues like unwanted toolbars, extensions, malware, site blocking and redirects are a few to start with. Google has realized that many chrome users are facing such problems and has finally decided to release a fix for it.What is Software Removal Tool?Google has now released a quick fix tool named ‘Software Removal Tool’ to help users with the above mentioned…
  • Get Unlimited Invite Codes Here

    1 Oct 2014 | 4:58 am
    Hello, Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.Ello is a new Social Network which is currently in beta stage and is invite only. The Social network boasts Adfree experience for its users.I just joined the network and am currently figuring it out myself, so I don’t have much to write about it. The site has a page where you can request for invite from the creators, but I was as impatient about it as you are I ended up finding a Ello Invite Code Generator website which churns out new invite codes everytime. The site uses some kind of a bot to generate new codes. Yet to find details…
  • Last Chance to Download your Orkut Photos and Scraps

    29 Sep 2014 | 10:51 am
    Hello, Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.As you are probably aware that Google is shutting down their age old Social Networking site Orkut. Orkut had a massive user base during its early years, but its users started migrating to other networks soon.The popularity of Facebook was a blow to Orkut. Finally Google decided it was time to let go of Orkut and focus on Google+.Hence they are shutting down Orkut on 30th September 2014. i.e tomorrow.If you want to keep all your old Orkut scraps and photos, this is your last chance. Currently you can export your Orkut photos to Google+…
  • Try BitTorrent’s New Secure Messaging/Calling App Which has Incognito Mode

    18 Sep 2014 | 9:58 am
    Hello, Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.bleep logoBitTorrent has been coming up with interesting new projects. Today am trying out BitTorrent’s new Secure Messaging service – Bleep. I had discussed about their BitTorrent Sync service last time.This new Application is currently in its Alpha stage and is available only on limited Platforms. It’s almost certain that none of your friends are on this new messaging platform yet. I tried out the application and found it to be quite fast. But the Alpha app has a few Force Close bugs.How Bleep works.The App works on…
  • HideIPVPN Review – A Provider Who Accepts Bitcoin Payments

    15 Sep 2014 | 7:19 am
    Hello, Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.This month I had the opportunity to try out another new VPN Service. The service provider is known as HideIPVPN, well the name speaks plenty about the service they provide.HideIPVPN provides their premium users with 5 country VPNs. Currently they have servers located in US,UK,NL,DE and CA. Along with the VPN service they also provide Smart DNS.For this review I downloaded and installed their Windows Installer. So let us get started with the actual review process.First of all the important FAQs.FAQs1. Does HideIPVPN keep logs?According to…
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    Semsons Tech

  • Hello world!

    28 Sep 2014 | 6:14 am
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
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    FierceMobileIT News

  • Starbucks boosts mobile offerings for the holidays

    Fred Donovan
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:28 am
    Starbucks want to make sure it can get the tired shoppers into its stores this holiday season--particularly those carrying smartphones.
  • News Scan: Firms to spend more on managed mobility; EMM market to reach $9.6B in 2018; more

    Fred Donovan
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:35 am
    Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Monday, Oct. 20, including the U.S. enterpise spending on managed mobility services to grow more than 17 percent per year, enterprise mobility management market to reach $9.6 billion in 2018, mobile commerce set to take off in India according to Gartner, outdoor small cell deployment spurs millimeter wave equipment market and cheaper smartphone sales boost on-cell TFT LCD touch panel shipments.
  • FCC looks to clear 'land' for 5G mobile service

    Fred Donovan
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:02 am
    The next-generation 5G mobile service will need spectrum, the equivalent of "land" for high-speed highways, if cellular operators are going to "pave" the airways for high-speed mobile traffic. The Federal Communications Commission in considering offering the spectrum bands above 24GHz for high-speed 5G cellular service.
  • Mobile device connectivity fuels growth in European conferencing market, says Frost

    Fred Donovan
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:09 am
    The ability to connect to conferencing solutions via mobile devices and improvement in user interfaces are helping to fuel growth in the European conferencing services market, judges Frost & Sullivan.
  • News Scan: Apple unveils new tablets; Smartwatches to pass 100M by 2019; more

    Fred Donovan
    17 Oct 2014 | 9:18 am
    Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Friday, Oct. 17, including Apple's unveiling of new iPads and the projected Apply Pay date, predictions of smartwatches exceeding 100 million by 2019, mobile operators to shift 20 percent of traffic to small cells by 2018, new location-based service firms provide low-cost platforms to carriers and wearable sensor shipments to jump seven-fold by 2019 according to IHS.
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  • Apple Q4 2014 Results: Mac, iPhone Up; iPad, iPod Down

    20 Oct 2014 | 2:20 pm
    Another triumphant earnings report for Apple. Yes, iPad sales were down again, but that was expected. What came in ahead of expectations of were both Mac (+21%) and iPhone sales (+16%). Quite naturally, Apple Q4 2014 also saw record revenues and profits.Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus and his secret identity is Apple CEO Tim Cook, who just reported another quarter killer.“Our fiscal 2014 was one for the record books, including the biggest iPhone launch ever with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus,” said Tim Cook, CEO. “With amazing innovations in our new iPhones, iPads and Macs, as well…
  • iOS 8.1 Is Here: Get the Inside Info on Apple Pay, More

    20 Oct 2014 | 10:42 am
    As promised, Apple’s first major iOS 8 Update has shipped today and it’s with features, fixes and, of course, the company game changing Apple Pay mobile payments system. What’s new, fixed and/or exciting in iOS 8.1? Step inside, my friends, step inside.Although iOS 8.1 is hugely important, the actual update file is quite modest in size — about 50MB for my iPad 3. • Apple Pay support for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus (U.S. only) • Photos includes new features, improvements and fixes — Adds iCloud Photo Library as a beta service — Adds Camera Roll album in Photos…
  • Life Organizer iOS App Review

    Henry Dowling
    20 Oct 2014 | 4:55 am
    Life OrganizerBecoming Your BestProductivityFreeDownloadWho still carries an actual diary around with them these days? Sure, some people enjoy the tactile act of striking a line through items on a scribbled To-Do list, or scrawling important appointments on a big desktop planner, but most of us rely on our mobile devices to keep our schedules in check. App developers have flocked to satisfy this demand, filling the Productivity category on the App Store with handy organizers and journal tools. And now, as if we needed another, Becoming Your Best has entered this already crowded market with…
  • Bose Banned from All Apple Stores

    20 Oct 2014 | 1:39 am
    No highs, no mids, no lows and definitely no Bose. Last week’s rumor that the Beats vs Bose battle for the $100-plus headphone was getting personal has come true. Yes, Bose products have been banned and removed from both online and brick n’ mortar Apple Stores.When it comes to getting Apple rumors right, Re/Code is definitely on roll. Last week, Tapscape reported rumors that Bose products would be removed from the online Apple Stores and the company’s real world retail outlets, as well.That has now happened — Bose products are gone from Apple Stores everywhere (continued…
  • Social Gaming points to a Changing Scene

    William Chambers
    19 Oct 2014 | 10:09 pm
    The phrase “online gaming” means different things to different people. If you ask anyone whose gaming is centred around a console then you can pretty much guarantee what their version is going to be. That side of the story is what we already know. But what about those other people taking our gaming name in vain? Who are they, and what do they have to do with us?OK, let’s do what they taught us in college and start with a definition of our key term: According to Andrew Rollings, author of Fundamentals of Game Design, “Online gaming is a technology rather than a genre, a…
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  • Yahoo launches New Flickr App for iPad

    Chethan Thimmappa
    20 Oct 2014 | 2:29 am
    Yahoo today announced that users all over the world can browse over 10 billion Flickr photos on the new iPad app. The new Flickr App for iPad makes it easy and enjoyable to access, organize, and share your snapshots from any device. The app will deliver a better experience with iOS 8 so that you can best capture, improve, and explore your images. Catch your favorite moments with our powerful camera, then bring them to life on your screen with high resolution images – we’re talking up to three million pixels per photo! If you already have Flickr on your iOS device, just update it…
  • Philips Mobile launches first-of-its kind feature phone for Senior Citizens

    Chethan Thimmappa
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:58 am
    Philips mobile today announced the launch of Philips Xenium X2566, the first-of-its-kind feature phone exclusively designed for senior citizens. With features such as large font size, long lasting battery life and SOS function, priced at an affordable price range, the device has features that makes technology accessible to the elderly. Senior citizens are often inconvenienced by the standard phones available in the market due to their small font size, short battery life and fragility. According to Pew Research Internet Group, elderly citizens face several difficulties while adopting new…
  • Malicious YouTube ads lead to exploits, ransomware

    Chethan Thimmappa
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:44 am
    In the last few months, Trend Micro researchers have been following a malvertising campaign that ended up affecting almost exclusively US users at the beat of more than 113,000 per month. In the latest stage of the campaign, the criminals behind this campaign have concentrated their efforts on Youtube visitors, and have succeeded in making the ads appear on extremely popular videos. “The ads we’ve observed do not directly lead to malicious sites from YouTube. Instead, the traffic passes through two advertising sites, suggesting that the cybercriminals behind this campaign bought their…
  • Jumbo Dubai and Flipkart to launch YotaPhone in India

    Chethan Thimmappa
    16 Oct 2014 | 2:46 am
    Jumbo Electronics, a leading IT, telecom and consumer electronics retailer and distributor in the UAE, has partnered with Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce marketplace, to launch the world’s first dual-screen smartphone – YotaPhone – in the subcontinent. Named as the exclusive distributor of Yota Devices in the Middle East earlier this year, Jumbo has successfully expanded the partnership to include new markets such as India. The highly acclaimed “always-on” premium Android smartphone, with a liquid crystal display on one side and an electronic paper display on the other, will…
  • 2 Easy steps to combat POODLE attack (SSL 3.0 website bug)

    Chethan Thimmappa
    16 Oct 2014 | 2:04 am
    There is a new vulnerability discovered called POODLE. Websites using SSL certificates which makes use of SSL V3 protocol are affected. For the end user it means websites where one sees the green color lock symbol in the address bar ( secured websites where data is encrypted and sent over secured layer, generally bank transactions) which uses SSL v3 are at risk. A team in Google has discovered this bug, where an hacker could read the data which is sent in plain text under SSL V3. How to fix or protect yourself from POODLE attack? Server side You can check if a given website is affected by…
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  • MSI All-in-One Gaming PC Gets NVIDIA GeForce GTX 900M Graphic Cards

    mike chua
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:18 pm
    gone were the days where huge, space-eating gaming rig is a must for serious gaming. thanks to the enhancement in graphics technology, now All-in-One is as capable as any full size rigs and the latest to join the graphic race with minimal footprint is MSI’s 27-inch All-in-One gaming PC, now equipped with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 900M graphic cards. powered by fourth generation Intel Core i7 processors with up to 16GB DDR3L RAM, the rigs also boast Killer E2200 Game Networking, MSI’s Super RAID technology, dual Yamaha speakers with full-range monomer and amplifier, independent subwoofer,…
  • Future Smartwatches May Have Buttons Projected on to Your Skin

    mike chua
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:28 pm
    i had a vision that we would one day own devices that though small, have a big display whenever we need it. something like a touch-enabled holographic projection that we can just call up when we need a bigger display. while this Star Wars-like projection technology is still far from reality, a group of students at the Carnegie Mellon University have been cracking their heads to explore how to make a watch bigger without actually making it bigger, and the result is what the team at the University’s Future Interfaces Group called Skin Buttons. implemented on a fairly regular size…
  • Check Out Ford’s Contenders for the ‘Hottest Truck’ Award at SEMA Show

    mike chua
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:13 pm
    next month, North America’s biggest aftermarket products and services for the automotive industry, SEMA Show, will throw its doors open and as always, trade visitors and media can expected to be wowed and wooed by some delightful treats dish out by tuning houses and major automakers. among them is this pair of custom Ford F-150 trucks, which the blue oval marque will be offering to vie for a fifth consecutive ‘Hottest Truck’ award. this year, Ford collaborated with Ford Racing’s Brian Deegan and Formula DRIFT superstar Vaugh Gittin Jr., to turn two 2015 F-150 trucks…
  • Feel Like a Champion? Then the BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition is for You

    mike chua
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:21 am
    celebrating BMW driver Marco Wittmann’s success at this season DTM, BMW has announced a special edition BMW M4 coupe, dubbed the BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition. since Wittmann’s DTM car is based on the current M4 coupe, it is only fitting that the Champion Edition is also a M4 and thus, it shares the same specifications as the M4 coupe with power coming from a 3.0-liter BMW M TwinPower Turbo inline six producing 425 horses. though no 500 hp V8 under this homologation’s hood, but it still make the manual sprint from standstill to 60 mph in 4.1 seconds. the Champion Edition will…
  • This USB Flash Drive Size Gadget Is Actually a Full Fledge PC Packing a Quad-Core Bay Trail Processor

    mike chua
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:29 am
    today’s smartphones are essentially pocket-size PC and as such there are no reasons why a huge ass HDTV sets can’t be a PC too. well, in fact, it can – if you plug this Mini Bay Trailer PC manufactured by China-based Shenzhen APEC Electronic into your HDTV’s HDMI port. it may look like a USB flash drive or even a Chromecast-like device, but this little guy has the guts of a full fledge x86 PC and it cost only $110. packed within its nondescript thumb drive-like enclosure is an Intel quad-core Bay Trail processor with integrated graphics and backed by 1GB of RAM. it has…
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  • Could this be the future of driving? – L

    12 Oct 2014 | 9:13 pm
    Could this be the future of driving? – Listen to this Tesla P85D purr
  • A Trip Down Memory Lane – Remember this?

    9 Oct 2014 | 9:19 am
    A Trip Down Memory Lane – Remember this? The time when WIFI was first introduced to the world. People Went Crazy When Steve Jobs Demonstrated How WiFi Works Back In 1999
  • Malaysia, the World’s Unluckiest Airline, Will Now Struggle to Survive

    22 Jul 2014 | 7:16 am
    Only four months after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished somewhere in the Indian Ocean with 239 passengers on board, Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine, causing the loss of another 298 souls — an unprecedented blow to a major international airline. Even a robust operator would have trouble overcoming twin disasters like that. But the fact is that Malaysia’s flag carrier is in no financial shape to absorb these catastrophes. In fact, analysts wonder if it will ever be able to recover. More:…
  • What Happens to your Social Media Accounts After You Passed On?

    13 Jul 2014 | 7:32 pm
    Originally posted on Ian's Business & Tech Blog: View original
  • Teapot Found Floating Somewhere Between

    1 Mar 2014 | 7:34 pm
    Teapot Found Floating Somewhere Between Earth and Mars – Originally posted on Booger Hook:SOMEWHERE BETWEEN EARTH AND MARS – The history of science has had its fair share of strange and unusual discoveries; The Voynich Manuscript, The Antikythera Mechanism, and The Baghdad Batteries are just a few examples that scientists are studying and debating still to this day. Just added to this list
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  • Microsoft Plans To Launch A Wearable Device

    19 Oct 2014 | 11:55 pm
    Microsoft is planning to launch a smartwatch within the next few weeks as per Forbes report. The smartwatch, designed to passively track a user’s heart rate and work across different mobile platforms. The wearable gadget’s battery life will exceed two days of regular use. Apple Inc unveiled a smartwatch on Sept. 9 that will combine health and fitness tracking with communications and will go on sale in early 2015.
  • Thomas Jefferson Quotes

    18 Oct 2014 | 12:59 am
    Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and the third President of the United States.Born: April 13, 1743, United States Died: July 4, 1826, United States Awards: AIA Gold Medal Books: Notes on the State of Virginia, Jefferson Bible Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.Never spend your money before you have earned it.The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.Nothing can stop…
  • Apple launches iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3

    17 Oct 2014 | 12:52 am
    Apple has launched iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 on thursday.Both come with the fingerprint scanner and NFC technology. The iPad Air 2 is just 6.1mm thick.Other features on the iPad Air 2 include a graphics-supporting A8X chip that is two-and-a-half times faster than the one in the iPad Air. The camera has also been upgraded to an 8-megapixel iSight camera, and the device will provide up to 10 hours of battery life. The iPad mini 3 camera hasn’t changed much and remains the same as the iPad mini 2.For the iPad mini 3, Apple has kept the A7 processor with M7 motion co-processor. The iPad Air 2…
  • India’s ISRO Successfully Launches Third Navigation Satellite

    16 Oct 2014 | 11:42 pm
    INDIA – ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C26, has successfully launched IRNSS-1C, the third satellite in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), on thursday (October 16, 2014) at 0132 hours IST from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota. According to ISRO “IRNSS is an independent regional navigation satellite system designed to provide position information in the Indian region and 1500 km around the Indian mainland. IRNSS would provide two types of services, namely, Standard Positioning Services (SPS) – provided to all users – and…
  • Facebook introduces Safety Check tool for disasters

    16 Oct 2014 | 12:14 am
    Facebook has launched “Safety Check” Tool to notify  your  friends so  that they know you’re OK after a major disaster. In times of disaster or crisis, people turn to Facebook to check on loved ones and get updates. It is in these moments that communication is most critical both for people in the affected areas and for their friends and families anxious for news. During a major disaster, Safety Check will help you: Let friends and family know you’re safe Check on others in the affected area Mark your friends as safe When the tool is activated after a natural disaster…
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  • Paper Artist, le foto diventano opere d’arte

    Gio Tuzzi
    20 Oct 2014 | 2:11 pm
    Siete alla ricerca di un’applicazione davvero molto divertente? Ecco Paper Artist, con cui c’è la possibilità di far diventare le proprie foto appena scattate delle vere e proprie opere d’arte. L’app Paper Artist si può scaricare direttamente dal negozio online di Google, ma ha un costo piuttosto elevato, visto che per il suo download gli utenti dovranno spendere 2,49 euro. Ad ogni modo, ogni tanto c’è la possibilità di sfruttare qualche promozione ed offerta ed è per questo motivo che l’app Paper Artist si può temporaneamente scaricare in via del tutto gratuita…
  • Weatheroux⁺ è un’app meteo per Android semplice e pulita

    20 Oct 2014 | 9:39 am
    Android Lollipop ormai è disponibile e il design Material è una cosa molto reale e in diffusione, che sta gradualmente cambiando il look di molte app Android. Sulla scia di questo stile semplice, ecco un’eccellente app meteo allora, Weatheroux⁺. Abbiamo recensito tante app meteo che probabilmente potremmo creare una top ten solo per quelle, ma ciascuna di esse è stata selezionata per qualche caratteristica eccezionale che può attirare gli utenti. Con Weatheroux⁺, tale caratteristica è il suo design e la sua interfaccia semplice. Si può usare e navigare al suo interno interamente…
  • Policeman è un add-on per Firefox basato su regole per controllare le richieste web

    20 Oct 2014 | 7:43 am
    Gli utenti di Firefox hanno un sacco di opzioni quando si tratta di controllare cosa esattamente i siti Web possono caricare quando il browser vi si connette. Alcune delle opzioni sono configurabili proprio all’interno del browser in modo nativo, mentre altre arrivano sotto forma di componenti aggiuntivi. Per esempio, il popolare componente aggiuntivo NoScript blocca tutti gli script che di default vengano caricati dal browser. Altre estensioni, come RequestPolicy sono utilizzati per controllare quali richieste sono ammesse. Policeman è un nuovo componente aggiuntivo per Firefox che è…
  • Thin Bookmarks consente di personalizzare la barra dei preferiti su Firefox

    20 Oct 2014 | 6:52 am
    Abbiamo recensito un sacco di estensioni e componenti aggiuntivi che consentono di gestire i segnalibri del browser e c’è un certo numero di opzioni disponibili per chiunque voglia salvare i segnalibri online, se si preferisce avere i preferiti ovunque si vada. Quello che scarseggia sono i modi per personalizzare la barra dei segnalibri esistenti nel nostro browser. Dato quanto agli utenti piaccia personalizzare il proprio browser, è strano che questa caratteristica particolare e molto frequentemente utilizzata non abbia ricevuto molta attenzione in termini di design. Thin Bookmarks…
  • Towelroot Apk Download: come utilizzarlo

    20 Oct 2014 | 3:54 am
    Avere a disposizione il Towelroot Apk Download consente di poter gestire in autonomia il proprio cellulare, potendo anche eseguire su di esso applicazioni che, altrimenti, non sarebbero ivi eseguibili. Vediamo, quindi, dove trovare il Towelroot Apk Download e come utilizzarlo. Cos’è il Towelroot Apk Download In primo luogo, prima ancora di indicarvi dove poter trovare il Towelroot Apk Download, dobbiamo introdurre il concetto di Rooting. Grazie a questo tipo di operazione, gli utenti hanno la possibilità di “aprire” il proprio cellulare, accedendo a delle applicazioni e a…
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    Blogging Techstacks

  • 1 Uncommon Cause of Unknown SSL Protocol Errors in cURL

    Chris Mahns
    16 Oct 2014 | 5:30 am
    I came across this error just the other day. cURL throws the following error when I was trying to connect to an https host: Unknown SSL protocol error in connection to <hostname>:-9846 Connecting to the same host using openssl's s_client, the following error was thrown: error:1408F119:SSL routines:SSL3_GET_RECORD:decryption failed or bad record mac Turns out, the server my client was trying to connect to was so old, it didn't support TLS! The workaround for this was to force an ssl3 connection.
  • OpenSSL Version Matrix Updated - October 2014

    Chris Mahns
    16 Oct 2014 | 5:21 am
    I updated my OpenSSL Version Matrix again to reflect new versions of OpenSSL released since June 5 2014, including the three new versions of OpenSSL that were released yesterday, (October 15, 2014) to address four security issues.
  • CryptoNark 0.5.5 Released - Now Supporting Windows

    Chris Mahns
    10 Jun 2014 | 7:30 am
    It's only been a few days since the 0.5 release but I've been busy updating CryptoNark with some bug fixes and also added in support for Windows. One caveat: I've only tested this on WIndows 8.1 under a Strawberry Perl 5.18.2 installation. Please let me know if there are any issues on older/newer versions of Strawberry Perl. One additional item to note in this version. SSLv2 connections to some sites were causing perl to crash when running on Windows. I've modified the subroutine that is making SSLv2 calls to make it more stable but on those sites that it was crashing on, cnark now falsely…
  • OpenSSL Version Matrix Updated - June 2014 Edition

    Chris Mahns
    7 Jun 2014 | 8:19 pm
    I updated my OpenSSL Version Matrix post again to include the three new OpenSSL versions recently released. The matrix is now current as of June 7, 2014 with Perl code you can steal. I still use Tie::Hash::indexed in all my modules to order this hash in the order you see it in the post. Also, the Kindle edition of chromatic's Modern Perl: 2014 Edition is  available so grab a copy--it's a steal.
  • CryptoNark 0.5 Released

    Chris Mahns
    2 Jun 2014 | 6:00 am
    It has been a while since the last release but here's new version 0.5 of CryptoNark. New features and changes in this release include the following (but are mainly centered on certificate validation): Modifed DHE- cipher strings to note that they also support Forward Secrecy Added more OpenSSL version strings. This is now current to the most recent OpenSSL version CryptoNark will check to see if you are running 0.9.8l or less and warn that your version doesn't support secure client renegotation. The cert_info() subroutine has been modified to use the AES265-SHA cipher from RC4-SHA. This is…
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  • Don’t Spam: How to Get Your Message to the Right Audience

    20 Oct 2014 | 4:46 pm
    Your inbox probably proves that lots of people think e-blasting the heck out of people will drive conversions. Everyone gets unexpected, unwanted emails from people trying to sell something. But can you remember the last time you replied to one of those? Blasting doesn’t work, building relationships does. So how do you do that? Drive to subscribe. Give people the option to get information from you. This doesn’t mean you just have to sit with your fingers crossed waiting for visitors to your website to fill out a form that let’s you contact them. Sweeten the pot by offering visitors to…
  • Setting Flat Shipping for a Number of Items

    17 Oct 2014 | 10:14 am
    How do you setup shipping based on the number of products your customer is buying? We'll walk you through it.Starting from the Admin page, you will want to click on the "Edit E-junkie Cart Shipping Settings" link on the right side of the page. Then, click Next on the page that loads.For this example, we are going to set shipping rates: 1-3 products at $5.954-9 products at $12.65 10-20 products at $17.90 (We chose these prices because they are the U.S.P.S. Flat Rate Box price for deliveries in the United States and outlying territories.) Read more »
  • Setting Flat Shipping by Product

    17 Oct 2014 | 10:13 am
    Some of our merchants have products that can all ship for the same amount, maybe you are selling CDs and/or DVDs or maybe clothing. Our shipping does allow you to setup a flat rate so the buyer gets charged for each item they are purchasing. For this example we are going to charge a flat $2.50 for each item.Starting from the Admin page you will click on the Edit E-junkie Cart Shipping Settings link on the right side of the page.Then click Next on the page that loads, because you will not need the first page in the Shipping Settings. Read more »
  • Setting Shipping for All of the United States

    17 Oct 2014 | 10:13 am
    Shipping in the United States can be tricky if you are not using USPS Flat Rate Boxes.Part of the reason for this is that most people only really think about the 50 States, and the shipping can be different outside the contiguous United States.E-junkie, being based in the United States, has certain settings based on the way things are set at the U.S. Postal Service.The United States, according to them, includes all the outline territories - Puerto Rico, Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, America Samoa and Wake Island.  Even when shipping within the United States, UPS or Fed…
  • 7 Questions with Jessica Cathryn Feinberg

    17 Oct 2014 | 9:57 am
    I was lucky enough to have a chat with prolific writer and artist Jessica Cathryn Feinberg this week. This is what she had to say...Willy of E-Junkie: What is your current project? And is there anything you would like our readers to know about it? Jessica Cathryn Feinberg: My current project is "Fire Dragons & Other RareEmber Creatures." It's a 100 page field guide to fire creatures, a deck of matching playing cards, and other related projects. It's the second book/deck in a series of five I am doing (Water, Fire, Earth, Air, and Clockwork).Read more »
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    Two Way Radios

  • What Comes with the Motorola RMU2040?

    17 Oct 2014 | 1:20 pm
    Motorola RMU2040 Standard Equipment:     One UHF Professional Two Way Radio Model RMU2040 RMU2040 Battery – 2100 mAh 7.4V Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery (up to 12 hours of life per charge) – PMNN4434AR RMU2040 Charger – Standard Drop-In Charging Tray w/ Wall Adaptor – PMLN6394A RMU2040 Belt Clip – Swivel Belt Holster With 3.5″ Spring Clip – HKLN4510A Quick Reference Leaflet RF Safety Booklet Warranty Card & 12 Month Warranty The Motorola RMU2040 two way radio is a 2 Watt 4 Channel UHF business radio that operates on 99 UHF Business Exclusive Frequencies…
  • What Comes with the Motorola CLP1060?

    15 Oct 2014 | 8:55 am
      Motorola CLP1060 Standard Equipment: Motorola CLP1060 UHF 1 Watt 6 Channel Bluetooth Two Way Radio 1130 mAh Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery Pack – HKNN4014A HKLN4513 Single Pin Audio Headset w/ Push-To-Talk HKLN4512 Bluetooth Accessory Pod CLP1060 Belt clip – HKLN4438A CLP1060 Charger – HKPN4008A CLP1060 Bluetooth Accessory Pod Charger – HKPN4509A CLP1060 Owner’s Manual and Registration Card 1-Year Motorola Replacement Warranty Features: Push-To-Talk Button - Oversized, textured, and centrally located provides easy access. Clear, Strong Audio - 16 adjustable volume levels…
  • What Comes with the Motorola CLP1040?

    9 Oct 2014 | 10:46 am
      Motorola CLP1040 Standard Equipment: Motorola CLP1040 UHF 1 Watt 4 Channel Two Way Radio 1130 mAh Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery Pack – HKNN4014A HKLN4455A Single Pin Audio Headset w/ Push-To-Talk CLP1040 Belt clip – HKLN4438A CLP1040 Charger – HKPN4008A CLP1040 Owner’s Manual and Registration Card 1-Year Motorola Replacement Warranty Features: Push-To-Talk Button - Oversized, textured, and centrally located provides easy access. Clear, Strong Audio - 16 adjustable volume levels make the Motorola CLP1040 easy to hear in any environment. Smart Status Glow - Color indicates…
  • What Comes with the Motorola CLP1010?

    7 Oct 2014 | 9:09 am
      Motorola CLP1010 Standard Equipment: Motorola CLP1010 UHF 1 Watt 1 Channel Two Way Radio 1130 mAh Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery Pack – HKNN4014A HKLN4455A Single Pin Audio Headset w/ Push-To-Talk CLP1010 Belt clip – HKLN4438A CLP1010 Charger – HKPN4008A CLP1010 Owner’s Manual and Registration Card 1-Year Motorola Replacement Warranty Features: Push-To-Talk Button - Oversized, textured, and centrally located provides easy access. Clear, Strong Audio - 16 adjustable volume levels make the Motorola CLP1010 easy to hear in any environment. Smart Status Glow - Color indicates…
  • What Comes with the Motorola CLS1410?

    3 Oct 2014 | 1:04 pm
      CLS1410 Standard Equipment One Rechargeable Motorola Radio model CLS1410 Lithium Ion Battery Pack (up to 12 hours of life per charge) Charging Adapter and Stand Up Drop-In Charging Tray W/ Extra Battery Charge Port Swivel Belt Holster with 2.5″ Spring Clip for use with the CLS1410 handheld radio Motorola CLS1410 User Guide Motorola CLS1410 Accessory Brochure Warranty Card & 12 Month Motorola Warranty – Extended 12 Month Warranty Available The Motorola CLS1410 two way radio is a 1 Watt 4 Channel UHF business radio that operates on 56 UHF Business Exclusive Frequencies…
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  • 10 Ways to Improve the Speed of your WordPress Website

    15 Oct 2014 | 5:11 am
    WordPress is currently the hot favorite platform for most web designers. If there is a platform they want to develop on, it would most certainly be WordPress. There is a reason for such love among developers. Most developers find this platform easy and seamless to integrate websites on. Secondly, maintaining websites on WordPress does not […] The post 10 Ways to Improve the Speed of your WordPress Website appeared first on Skyje.
  • 8 Website Trends That Are Ruling The World of Web Design

    14 Oct 2014 | 4:19 am
    Talk “web design” and you’d realize what was working just about two years ago isn’t working today. Trends are a part of the evolving web. As the web grows and the user behavior changes with it, web design trends also change. As of now, the web is a vortex with multiple factors affecting this change. […] The post 8 Website Trends That Are Ruling The World of Web Design appeared first on Skyje.
  • Helping You Establish a Significant Online Presence from Scratch

    13 Oct 2014 | 4:19 am
    If you want to take your business online and make the most of the internet audience, use to build a comprehensive website. This is an age of information and technology. Since the advent of the internet, the world has transformed significantly. It has not remained the same at all. Almost every person looks for […] The post Helping You Establish a Significant Online Presence from Scratch appeared first on Skyje.
  • Seven Tips for Designing Calls to Action That Convert

    7 Oct 2014 | 3:06 am
    If the purpose of your page is to generate leads, there is no other important element than the call to action. After you have introduced and explained your offer or service, this is where your reader will decide whether or not they want to continue. Designing a bold, catchy call to action will help reduce […] The post Seven Tips for Designing Calls to Action That Convert appeared first on Skyje.
  • Designing a Responsive Navigation Your Users Will Love

    7 Oct 2014 | 2:31 am
    With the lightning-fast growth of smartphone users, there’s a lot of talk going on in the world of web design about the top approaches to creating the best possible mobile user experience. The long known approach of mobile websites seems to be a thing of the past, giving way to responsive web design or even […] The post Designing a Responsive Navigation Your Users Will Love appeared first on Skyje.
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    RayOnStorage Blog

  • Apple SIM and more flexible data plans

    20 Oct 2014 | 3:44 pm
    The new US and UK iPad Air 2 and Mini iPad 3’s now come with a new, programable SIM (see wikipedia SIM article for more info) card for their cellular data services. This is a first in the industry and signals a new movement to more flexible cellular data plans. Currently, the iPad 2 Apple SIM card supports AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile in the US (what no Verizon?) and EE in the UK. With this new flexibility one can switch iPad data carriers anytime, seemingly right on the phone without having to get up from your chair at all. You no longer need to go into a cellular vendor’s…
  • Quasar, data center scheduling reboot

    10 Oct 2014 | 4:32 pm
    Microsoft Bing Maps’ datacenter by Robert Scoble Read an article today from ZDnet called Data center scheduling as easy as watching a movie. It was about research out of Stanford University that shows how using short glimpses of applications in operation can be used to optimally determine the best existing infrastructure to run it on (for more info, see “Quasar: Resource-Efficient and QoS-Aware Cluster Management”  by Christina Delimitrou and Christos Kozyrakis). What with all the world’s compute moving to the cloud, the cloud providers are starting to see poor CPU…
  • Drones as a leapfrog technology

    1 Oct 2014 | 3:58 pm
    Read an article the other day in Wired, A radical but possible plan to connect Africa nations with cargo drones about one organizations plan to use autonomous drones to deliver cargo across national boundaries.  The first cargo route is to be about 80km long and connect a number of towns and villages, to deliver small amounts of cargo via drones. We have talked before about how mobile phones and cloud were a leapfrog technologies that were bringing Africa into the 21st century (see The rise of mobile and the death of the rest, Is cloud a leapfrog technology?, & mobile health…
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    Tech Hamlet

  • Take Control of Your Privacy in Ubuntu with Privacy Indicator

    Pubudu Kodikara
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:43 am
    You might not know this but Linux is a bit sneaky. Sometimes it's a bit like Google. It tracks and logs your activities and events, anywhere from files opened to websites visited or conversations held via email and more :-O ! But don't worry, they don't sell it to anyone like Facebook and Google. Its only to give a better experience for you. But there are some people who think this is a bit intrusive and want to shut them off. You can do this using the settings panel. But Privacy Indicator...
  • Can't Mount or Write to Windows (NTFS) Partitions in Linux

    Pubudu Kodikara
    18 Oct 2014 | 7:58 am
    Lets say you have both Windows and Linux installed on your machine... You just went into Linux and tried to open a Windows partition. Sometimes it won't even open, sometimes you find out that you can't write anything to it! It will tell you that you don't have permission to write to that partition. Damn! Does that mean Linux don't know how to work with NTFS partitions? Not really... Most of the Linux fans install only Linux on their system. So for them, NTFS partition access is useless....
  • TouchPad Click is Not Working on Gnome

    Pubudu Kodikara
    18 Oct 2014 | 7:18 am
    Ok you just installed Linux on your laptop and found out that you can't click anything by tapping on your touch-pad! I faced the same issue after installing Arch Linux on my notebook. I'm not talking about complete touch-pad malfunction (If that's the problem you need to install the correct drivers)... I can still move the mouse but can't click by tapping. Is it a bug? I don't think so. For whatever reason (might be because some touch-pads have separate buttons to click) your system have...
  • 13 Best Android Security Apps You Must Try (AV-TEST September Report)

    Pubudu Kodikara
    17 Oct 2014 | 8:33 am
    AV-Test is one of the best independent organizations which evaluate and rate security software. Recently, they have released their latest report on Android security apps. According to the new report, 13 security apps received the highest points and won the gold award. The tests have two categories. First they check for protection and then for usability. Usability mainly check the performance impact of the security app on the device. They also check the features each app offer but does not...
  • Download Windows 10 Preview Now. Not 9!

    Pubudu Kodikara
    1 Oct 2014 | 5:38 pm
    Microsoft have just unveiled their upcoming OS in San Francisco. All of us waited for Windows 9. But that ain't happening. Microsoft want to go big. They wanted to call it Windows One. But since it's old, they wanted to go with Windows 10. So, no more 9. Its 10. Don't get confused. The biggest plan Microsoft have with Windows 10 is the old plan they had with Windows 8. One platform for all devices. They now call it True Convergence. But some people argue that its not true. Some people say...
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    Geeky Stuffs

  • HOW TO : Find Which App is Consuming How Much Battery on iPhone and iPad

    Shaan Haider
    20 Oct 2014 | 4:44 am
    Our smartphone are getting better and smarter everyday. But one thing which we really wish is to have the more and more battery life. With all those full HD and quad-HD screens, power hungry processors. 4K video recording and games with amazing graphics, our smartphone’s battery does not last for more than a day. There are some apps which runs in the background and consume the battery and RAM.
  • List of Android Smartphone Receiving the Android 5.0 Lollipop Update

    Shaan Haider
    19 Oct 2014 | 6:26 am
    One question which comes in every Android smartphone user’s mind whenever an Android updates comes out that “Whether and when my device will get the latest Android update?” And now when the Android 5.0 Lollipop is out officially along with the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 devices, Android users are looking forward to get the Android 5.0 Lollipop on their devices as well. But like any OS or software,
  • HOW TO : Stop Auto-Play Facebook Videos

    Shaan Haider
    19 Oct 2014 | 2:44 am
    Facebook love to make changes and add or remove features for its website. Some of those features are welcomed and some are not. One of the feature Facebook recently included is of the auto-playing the videos on the timeline. This feature is enabled on the Facebook website and on the Android and iOS apps well. This is one of the feature I personally do not like as it is very annoying that while
  • Google Nexus 9 Android 5.0 Lollipop Tablet - Full Specs and Features

    Shaan Haider
    16 Oct 2014 | 12:44 pm
    Google launched the Nexus 6 smartphone recently and at the very same event Google also announced a new Android tablet under the Nexus series, called Nexus 9 which will be produced by the Taiwanese company HTC. Nexus 9 will be the first ever tablet equipped with the latest Android version 5.0 Lollipop. It will have screen measuring at 8.9 inches in size. According to Google, the Nexus 9 will
  • Google launches Nexus 6, First Android Lollipop Smartphone - Full Specs and Features

    Shaan Haider
    16 Oct 2014 | 12:39 pm
    Google announced a little while ago about the Nexus 6 smartphone which will be produced by the Motorola. Nexus 6 will be running on the Android 5.0 Lollipop and this phone will be the first one to carry this version of the Android. Android Lollipop will provide you the new icons and lots of new features . Nexus 6 is the first phone of the Nexus series which totally comes under the category
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  • Inspire: Three Questions with Kate Russell

    Sarah Lamb
    16 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am
    In our second video in our inspire series we catch up with BBC Click’s Kate Russell.  Many of you probably know Kate from her time at BBC Click but did you also know that she is a published author and has spoken at Girl Geek Dinners! We asked Kate three questions to provide an insight […]
  • Are smart phones getting too big?

    Sarah Lamb
    15 Oct 2014 | 3:00 am
      Smart phones seem to be growing and growing in size over the past few years but unless you are a child your hands just aren’t growing at the same rate… What can you do to combat the ever increasing screen size without compromising on usability? It seems like smaller screen phones just aren’t in […]
  • Why Ada Matters

    Sarah Lamb
    14 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am
    You may or may not realise it but today is Ada Lovelace day… Some may wonder who is Ada and others ask why does Ada matter so much… Well here goes.. Ada Lovelace is an inspirational young woman and a technology pioneer.  There aren’t many female technology pioneers out there and so we love to […]
  • Post it notes for geeks!

    Sarah Lamb
    13 Oct 2014 | 12:30 am
    So often us geeks tend to use post it notes for one thing or another. Whilst the history of these incredibly useful sticky notes is fascinating that’s not what this article is a about. We randomly came across these little beauties! Tetris Notes!  Why not put all your notes into a game of tetris… I […]
  • Nook Simple Touch Glowlight Review

    Sarah Lamb
    10 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am
    Just before I headed out to the IFA conference I was sent the Nook Simple Touch Glowlight e reader to review.  We haven’t done an e reader review for some time. In fact the last one we did was the Coolerbooks e-reader which is no longer in circulation! I have been a long time and […]
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    High Tech in the Hub

  • Top Heresies of Zero to One

    Joe Kinsella
    19 Oct 2014 | 1:43 pm
    A former colleague recently sent me a couple copies of Peter Thiel’s Zero to One with the instructions: “Read and pass on.” As a voracious reader of startup non-fiction, I would’ve eventually read the book by the former co-founder of PayPal. But since it came as a gift from a respected former colleague, I made it the top of my reading list in spite of know nothing about Thiel other than what you hear from geek pop culture (e.g. PayPal, Thiel Fellowship, Peter Gregory from Silicon Valley, seasteading). But I suspected anyone who named an investment fund after a precious metal from Lord…
  • Fetching Google Consolidated Bills

    Joe Kinsella
    19 Oct 2014 | 5:23 am
    Google announced support for the GCP equivalent of the AWS consolidated bill this Friday. This feature substantially simplifies the complexity of managing billing across multiple projects, allowing you to consolidate the billing and usage statements from all projects into a single bucket. Attached is a simple Ruby script to allow you to fetch your consolidated bills from a bucket: #!/usr/bin/env ruby require 'rubygems' require 'google/api_client' require 'json' if ARGV.size < 7 puts "gcp_get_bill.rb [project name] [certificate file] [certificate passphrase] [service account] [bucket]…
  • Making a Difference

    Joe Kinsella
    11 Oct 2014 | 12:47 pm
    A few minutes ago I finished writing the first draft of a patent; Thursday I put the finishes touches on an eBook; and earlier in the week I wrote online product documentation. While writing patents, generating blog posts, and authoring user documentation are not among the more glamorous tasks I do as an entrepreneur and CTO, they are all necessary to building my company and supporting my customers. They also share one thing in common: they leverage a writing skill I honed in college through a creative writing minor. There are countless people in the world who have made a difference in the…
  • For Sale: Antique Cloud Instances

    Joe Kinsella
    3 Oct 2014 | 10:56 am
    I’d like to let you know about a unique one-time opportunity. Starting today I’m making available for sale a few reserved instances from my personal cloud collection. The items include antique and previously owned m1.small and m1.large reservations that are in mint condition and fully enabled for running any version of Linux. While some may wonder why one would want to run an instance in the m1 family when there are cheaper and higher performance instances available from AWS, I know you as a cloud collector will understand their unique appeal. With these reservations, you can launch a…
  • Finding the Minimum Viable Feature (MVF)

    Joe Kinsella
    27 Sep 2014 | 8:23 am
    I like to think that if software development had Ten Commandments, the first would be: Thou shalt not build something that doesn’t matter. There is no more profound waste of talent and effort than to have engineers build software that doesn’t get used by customers, or add-value elsewhere in a product. Unfortunately it happens all the time in both small and large companies. The result is a lost opportunity, a reduction in market momentum, and usually disappointment from everyone involved. My Early Mistakes When I started CloudHealth, I drove a Lean process to build out my early Minimum…
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  • Get WinX DVD Ripper Platinum for Free

    13 Oct 2014 | 6:35 pm
    BY Ramakanth WinX DVD Ripper Platinum is a fast and easiest DVD ripping solution that allows users to easily rip DVD movies from a disc, folder or ISO image and convert them into popular video formats without quality loss. WinX DVD Ripper supports most common video formats for computers, mobile phones and portable media players in general. […] This is a post from Read the...
  • F-Secure Key password manager Free for one year

    12 Oct 2014 | 6:49 pm
    BY Ramakanth F-Secure Key  is a password manager that secures all your accounts  across  Windows, Mac, iOS and Android platforms. This security tool  simplifies your life with one secure password , the application stores all your passwords in one user name, so all you need to remember is one master password. That means, you all ways have all your […] This is a post from Read...
  • Download Windows 10 Preview

    2 Oct 2014 | 8:14 am
    BY Ramakanth You may have already heard that Microsoft named ‘Windows 10′ as their next operating system and successor to Windows 8/8.1.   Although the Redmond company didn’t revealed any reason for skipping Windows 9 name and jumping to Windows 10, but there are rumours that third-party apps could wrongly identify Windows 9 as 95, so the […] This is a post from...
  • Cyberghost 5 VPN Premium Free for 6 Months

    1 Oct 2014 | 5:10 pm
    BY Ramakanth CyberGhost 5 vpn is one of our favourite Virtual private networking tool.It lets you bypass geographic restrictions by making it appear as if you were based in another country. CyberGhost  5 VPN is one of the famous & Fast  VPN service provider.This application replaces the externally visible IP address with a CyberGhost VPN IP address, generally […] This is a post from...
  • Fix Chrome issues with Google Software Removal Tool

    1 Oct 2014 | 8:28 am
    BY Ramakanth Google Software Removal Tool is a portable app released by Google itself to help you remove programs that are causing issues to Chrome browser. Google Chrome browser is designed to be simple, secure and fast, but installing some addon’s will change the behaviour of the browser , these harmful extensions or tool bars not only […] This is a post from Read the...
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    SMP Updates

  • American Express Announces Availability in Apple Pay

    20 Oct 2014 | 12:38 pm
    Pay On the Go with Apple Pay at Contactless Merchants or in Participating Apps Where American Express Cards are AcceptedAmex Mobile App Connects to Apple Pay for Account Monitoring, Servicing and Access to Rewards and Offers&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp...
  • to Report Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results on November 3, 2014

    20 Oct 2014 | 12:00 am
    BEIJING/PRNewswire/ -- Limited ("Changyou" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: CYOU), a leading online game developer and operator in China, will report its third quarter 2014 unaudited financial results on Monday, November 3, 2014, before U.S...
  • to Report Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results on November 3, 2014

    19 Oct 2014 | 11:58 pm
    BEIJING/PRNewswire/ -- Inc. (NASDAQ: SOHU), China's leading online media, search, gaming, community and mobile service group, will report its third quarter 2014 unaudited financial results on Monday, November 3, 2014, before U.S. market h...
  • Global Sources completes launch of its mobile electronics vertical

    17 Oct 2014 | 11:48 pm
    World's largest mobile electronics sourcing show opens with more than 1,500 boothsHONG KONG/PRNewswire/ -- Global Sources (NASDAQ: GSOL) has now fully launched its suite of services for the mobile electronics industry. Mobile Electronics is an ind...
  • TES Global Launches TES Labs

    17 Oct 2014 | 5:49 pm
    LONDON/PRNewswire/ --TES Global - the largest network of teachers in the world with over six million registered teachers - has launched a new online community where teachers and start-ups can develop effective edtech products together. TES Labs (h...
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    Jason Slater Technology News

  • Event Watch: IFSEC International Event 16-18 June 2015

    Jason Slater
    18 Oct 2014 | 6:29 am
    IFSEC International 2015 is heading to London again next year for. Anyone with an interest in security including physical security, video surveillance (and CCTV), access control, biometrics, or cyber security, should find something of interest at the event. Exhibitors include ... Read More The post Event Watch: IFSEC International Event 16-18 June 2015 appeared first on Technology Blog with Jason Slater.
  • Review: devolo dLAN Powerline 1200+ Starter Kit

    Jason Slater
    17 Oct 2014 | 5:30 am
    The devolo range of Powerline networking products just keeps getting better. Powerline, for those who are unfamiliar with the term, is a technology that essentially turns all connected power sockets, in your home or small office, into potential network points ... Read More The post Review: devolo dLAN Powerline 1200+ Starter Kit appeared first on Technology Blog with Jason Slater.
  • Tech Watch: Wireless Battery Charging from Ossia

    Jason Slater
    15 Oct 2014 | 3:56 am
    We have talked many times, on this blog, about the power limitations of mobile devices. Mobile technology advances and yet the stumbling block is often short battery life or the sheer amount of time required to recharge. What if we ... Read More The post Tech Watch: Wireless Battery Charging from Ossia appeared first on Technology Blog with Jason Slater.
  • Review: Tesco hudl2 Android Tablet

    Jason Slater
    14 Oct 2014 | 8:40 am
    Tesco recently launched it’s new hudl2 8.3” 16GB Wi-Fi Tablet (Cat. No 718-1001 for slate black version reviewed) and, as it turns out, the svelte new tablet is an unexpected treat. Building upon the success of the first hudl tablet ... Read More The post Review: Tesco hudl2 Android Tablet appeared first on Technology Blog with Jason Slater.
  • Submit Your Biometric Authentication Idea #‎masteryourbiz‬ ‪#‎FujitsuInsider‬

    Jason Slater
    14 Oct 2014 | 6:51 am
    According to studies our palms all have pretty different vein patterns determined by a number of factors including bifurcation points (points where veins split into multiple paths) and ending points (the tail end of a vein structure). By scanning blood ... Read More The post Submit Your Biometric Authentication Idea #‎masteryourbiz‬ ‪#‎FujitsuInsider‬ appeared first on Technology Blog with Jason Slater.
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  • How to Remove Search Box from New Tab Page in Internet Explorer?

    18 Oct 2014 | 3:23 am
    Recently we told you that Microsoft has released a new update for Internet Explorer 11 which adds Bing Search box on New Tab page of Internet Explorer. Search Box on New Tab Page in Internet Explorer Web Browser The new Search box might be useful for many users but some people find it inconvenient and […]
  • Search Box on New Tab Page in Internet Explorer Web Browser

    17 Oct 2014 | 3:35 am
    Internet Explorer is the default and built-in web browser of Windows operating system and many Windows users use it as their primary web browser. If you also use other web browsers such as Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, you might be very well aware of the Search box on New Tab page. Almost all 3rd […]
  • [Software Update] Opera 25 Now Available for Download

    15 Oct 2014 | 12:02 pm
    NOTE: This article is updated whenever a new version of Opera web browser is released. So keep checking this page regularly. Good news for Opera users! Opera team has released new Opera 25 for Windows and Mac which comes with following updates: Visual Bookmarks: New way to add and organize your favorite websites with thumbnail preview […]
  • [Software Update] Mozilla Firefox 33.0 Now Available for Download

    14 Oct 2014 | 11:35 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 its web browser "Firefox" to version 33.0. It comes with following new features and updates: Improved search experience through the address bar Search suggestions on homepage (about:home) and new tab […]
  • How to Create Bootable USB Drive of Windows Setup without Using Any Software?

    14 Oct 2014 | 3:35 am
    As you know, a bootable USB drive comes handy in many situations such as re-installing Windows operating system or recovering from critical errors (like refreshing your PC, etc). There are several free tools available such as A Bootable USB, Rufus and Microsoft's official Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool to create bootable USB drive to install […]
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    The Applied Materials Blog blogs

  • Mike Splinter Honored as Education Champion

    8 Oct 2014 | 8:59 am
    Congratulations to Applied Materials Executive Chairman Mike Splinter on receiving the Silicon Valley Education Foundation's (SVEF) Pioneer Business Leader Award for driving change in business and education philanthropy by using his passion and influence to make a positive impact on people’s lives.Read more
  • What’s in a Name? Innovation for Humanity

    16 Sep 2014 | 9:49 am
    The project names Gooru, Nanoly, and Sanergy are intriguing. The fact these names represent efforts all over the world, from India to Latin America to Africa, piques curiosity. And, the actual work of the 2014 Tech Laureates is absolutely amazing.Read more
  • Applied Materials’ Commitment to Education Highlighted

    12 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    Applied Materials’ commitment to developing the next generation of innovators was recently highlighted by the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship.Read more
  • Is 3D NAND a Disruptive Technology for Flash Storage? Absolutely!

    8 Sep 2014 | 9:54 am
    At the 2014 Flash Memory Summit, I participated in a panel discussion titled, “Is 3D NAND a disruptive technology for Flash storage?” The consensus is that 3D NAND will be the most viable storage technology in the years to come, although opinions were mixed on when that disruption would be evident.Read more
  • Mike Splinter Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    26 Aug 2014 | 5:28 pm
    Sure, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is a craze that is taking over social media. And, yes, it has been a tremendous fundraiser for the ALS Association as the organization combats Lou Gehrig’s disease through research, services and education.Read more
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  • How to Enable Trusted Devices Feature on Android 5.0 Lollipop Devices

    19 Oct 2014 | 8:15 pm
    Trusted Devices is a brilliant feature of Android 5.0 Lollipop. It is very handy if you use your phone with your Bluetooth smart devices such as Smartwatch, Headsets, Car audio or Fitbit. Enabling “Trusted Devices” feature will automatically unlock your phone when it comes with in the range of a... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on]
  • Prepare Your Phone for Android 5.0 Lollipop Update

    18 Oct 2014 | 9:35 am
    It is assumed that Android 5.0 Lollipop OTA update will start on Nov 3. Besides the Nexus devices, many smartphones including from Motorola, HTC and Sony [see complete list here] will also get the Lollipop OTA (over the air) update in coming days. If you are excited to get the new Android L, you... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on]
  • Download Android 5.0 Lollipop Official wallpapers and Sounds

    17 Oct 2014 | 7:51 pm
    One of the biggest changes in Android 5.0 Lollipop is the new Material Design user interface, which makes everything looks cleaner including the wallpaper. The Android 5.0 Lollipop update is yet to be available, but you can enjoy some Lollipop features right on your device. For example wallpapers... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on]
  • How to Get “Ok Google” Voice Shortcut on Galaxy Note 4

    16 Oct 2014 | 10:49 pm
    Here is a clever trick that will let you get the “OK Google” voice shortcut set up on all of your Galaxy Note 4 screens. You can set it up for your lockscreen too and control your phone using the hands free launch phrase ‘OK Google’ followed by a command, even when your phone’s screen […] [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on]
  • Nexus 6 vs Other Big Screen Flagship Smartphones

    15 Oct 2014 | 11:37 pm
    Google has finally announced the Nexus 6 smartphone along with the new Android operating system Lollipop (Android 5.0). The Nexus 6 is a 5.9-inch stunning phablet that brings amazing features like Turbo Charging (quick charging) and powers a Snapdragon 805, 2.7 quad-core processors with 3GB of RAM.... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on]
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  • Trailer For The Sci-fi Movie The Hybrid!

    Tech Mash
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:30 am
      This is one science movie that you cannot afford to miss, it has the old Soviet Union, scientists, underground laboratories, bio weapons and DNA manipulation, what more could you need? Well this is cool and very dark movie called The Hybrid, it is a Swedish movie but it is in English, not that it […]
  • Get Creative By Producing Art With JUJU!

    Tech Mash
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:37 am
    There is no reason why any smartphone owner cannot be creative these days and with JUJU the iPhone owner has the head start, which is a great, but there is more happening within JUJU for the future. This JUJU app for the iPhone is simple to use, it gives the user the tools to be […]
  • Gameplay Video For Call Of Duty Advanced Warfare!

    Tech Mash
    20 Oct 2014 | 4:59 am
    There is not long before the next instalment of Call of Duty hits the shelves of game stores around the world, so what can we expect from Advanced Warfare? Well there is Atlas a private military contractor led by Jonathan Irons who just happens to look and sound just like Kevin Spacey, who plays the […]
  • Android Fixes Apple!

    Tech Mash
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:20 am
    Check this out, finally in the battle between Apple and Android is over but who has won. Well it seems that Apple has had a bite taken out of it and Android has fixed it, how cool is that? Source: Geeks & Nerds Online  
  • Get Involved In The Zatanna Fan Movie?

    Tech Mash
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:08 am
    Zatanna is one of those characters that have appeared in many comics and TV shows like Batman, Smallville and Young Justice, yet her name is hardly known within the superhero sector. So fans of Zatanna will be getting a chance to change this trend by getting behind the Zatanna movie. It will tell the story […]
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  • Who’s Lying About Whisper?

    Michael Arrington
    16 Oct 2014 | 2:23 pm
    Separately, Whisper has been following a user claiming to be a sex-obsessed lobbyist in Washington DC. The company’s tracking tools allow staff to monitor which areas of the capital the lobbyist visits. “He’s a guy that we’ll track for the rest of his life and he’ll have no idea we’ll be watching him,” the same Whisper executive said. – The Guardian As far as I can tell from what The Guardian has alleged, and from Whisper’s denials, what happened is this: 1. When talking to potential partners, Whisper hypes its ability to track users so that those partners will know…
  • Picture Of Kevin Rose’s First App From North

    Michael Arrington
    10 Sep 2014 | 3:20 pm
    Kevin Rose was just backstage at TechCrunch Disrupt and gave me a brief preview of his first app, called Tiiny, from his new development company North Technologies. He said it’s going through the app review process now and should be released shortly. Image is terrible but this is his story to tell when he’s ready. Website describes it as “Share tiny little photos that disappear after 24 hours” but it’s more than that. Pretty slick though.
  • The Three Skills Needed To Become A Legendary Tech Blogger

    Michael Arrington
    9 Sep 2014 | 9:56 pm
    Every once in a while someone asks me who I think the best tech bloggers are and why. It happened today, in fact, back stage at TechCrunch Disrupt. I also have blogging on the mind in general after reading Jason Kincaid’s new book today. Here’s my short answer – A great tech blogger needs to be exceptionally good at (1) breaking big stories, (2) writing powerful thought pieces, and (3) doing live interviews. In my mind, there are just three or four great tech bloggers in the world. The average tech blogger, which is just a commodity, probably isn’t good at any of these…
  • Jason Kincaid’s New Book Is A Must-Read For Founders

    Michael Arrington
    9 Sep 2014 | 1:27 pm
    I had the pleasure of reviewing former TechCrunch writer Jason Kincaid’s new book The Burned-Out Blogger’s Guide To PR today for Techcrunch. It’s a must-have book for entrepreneurs, and laugh-out-loud funny. Read my review here, and buy the book here. Kindle only for now, but you can get a printed version in a couple of weeks.
  • Regarding Alexia’s Mind

    Michael Arrington
    9 Sep 2014 | 8:58 am
    Alexia Tsotsis, the editor of TechCrunch, interviewed Peter Thiel yesterday at TechCrunch Disrupt. Pando editor Paul Carr has this to say: Alexia is the editor of TechCrunch. And that means she’s a competitor to the sites that regularly call out sexism, subtle or overt, that pops up in our industry. So she goes without defense. Not only does she go without defense from her peers in the industry, it’s actually one of her peers calling her stupid. Which is fine, she’s very tough. But if you see her today, let her know how much you respect her. She won’t show it, but…
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  • Embracing mCommerce is about more than finding the right tech

    Robyn Hazekamp
    19 Oct 2014 | 10:00 pm
    There’s a word on the lips of everyone in the know these days, and that word is “mCommerce.” Okay, so it doesn’t exactly flow off the tongue, but it is certainly worthy of attention: mcommerce (mobile commerce) is the next generation of ecommerce, allowing people to buy and sell goods and services using a mobile […]
  • ‘Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor’ review: my precious

    Wiehan Diedrichs
    19 Oct 2014 | 9:40 pm
    Once more into Mordor we travel, into a cursed land where all that draws breath seeks to be the harbinger of your death. Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor (SOM) is the best Lord of the Rings inspired game yet and something that should have been done years ago. But I’m glad it happened now at […]
  • Here are 4 very impressive startup finalists from Seedstars World 2014

    Martin Pasquier
    19 Oct 2014 | 9:35 pm
    Seedstars World is a competition of startups across emerging markets. Last year, it roamed some 20 countries to organize as many local competitions. Each city’s winner was then flown to Geneva for a grand finale where they would meet investors and get funding. This year again, the competition is on, curating the best startups in […]
  • When it comes to big data, focus on building relationships with your customers

    Anton Koekemoer
    19 Oct 2014 | 9:30 pm
    “Big Data” has been a big deal for some time now. It’s a fact that many companies are looking for ways to own more data about their clients and target audience, and they are looking for ways that they can harness this “Big Data”. There are many issues with capturing data and only using this […]
  • 23andMe: how one company is using spit to change the way we see our health

    Paul Armstrong
    19 Oct 2014 | 9:25 pm
    In a few weeks I’ll be finding out what medical conditions I am predisposed to thanks to a kit from 23andMe, a company that boasts the largest collection of spit in the world being the largest independent, saliva-based DNA service that is pretty much akin to the FBI’s database (CODUS). The premise is simple, get […]
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  • Video: Here’s what it’s like to buy lunch at McDonald’s with Apple Pay

    20 Oct 2014 | 8:15 pm
    With the release of iOS 8.1 on Monday, iPhone users for the first time got to use Apple Pay, the mobile payment platform that’s secured with the help of Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint scanner. A new video posted on YouTube now shows us just what we can expect when we use Apple Pay to buy things in retail outlets — in this case, a meal at McDonald’s. LEARN MORE: Apple unveils Apple Pay, its bold new service to replace your wallet After placing his order, the man in the video pla
  • Every episode of ‘The Simpsons’ is coming to your devices with this new app

    20 Oct 2014 | 7:30 pm
    Remember when FXX played every episode of The Simpsons and we were all held hostage by our television sets? Well, good news: FXX has announced its “Simpsons World” app through FXNOW that will allow you to watch them all over again. The app is named after Matt Groening’s 20th Anniversary book, “Simpsons World,” and FXX has been working hard on the development of it with Gracie Films and The Simpsons producers to create it. It will be available on Tuesday. Here’s a quic
  • Microsoft “loves Linux” as it makes Azure bigger, better

    20 Oct 2014 | 7:00 pm
    11 million servers, new giant VMs, and more third party app support.
  • Obama’s new order: U.S. government’s credit card security must be improved

    20 Oct 2014 | 6:45 pm
    In the wake of the numerous sophisticated cyberattacks that managed to steal credit and debit card data from various retail stores in the U.S., President Obama on Friday signed an executive order to improve security for credit cards and payment systems used by the government, The New York Times reports.  FROM EARLIER: Home Depot didn’t take data security seriously, report reveals “You should be able to buy the things that you need without risking your identity, your credit score or your sav
  • Not even Apple’s powers can make Apple Pay an overnight hit

    20 Oct 2014 | 6:00 pm
    As Google quickly found out with Google Wallet, making NFC-enabled mobile payments a staple feature of American consumer behavior is much easier said than done. Apple seemingly knows this, which is why it’s cautioning that its users shouldn’t expect to have Apple Pay accepted everywhere by every store right out of the gate. LEARN MORE: Apple unveils Apple Pay, its bold new service the replace your wallet Per 9to5Mac, Apple SVP Eddy Cue tells The Wall Street Journal that the company &
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  • Superfast broadband has become a necessity

    Tim Dickinson
    15 Oct 2014 | 2:21 am
    As we start to spend more and more of our time online in our increasingly interconnected world, the internet is now considered a “fundamental human right“, and speed and reliability are a major part of that. The need for faster speeds, with technologies such as fibre optic broadband, may be driven by entertainment and services such as Spotify and Netflix, but is now also required by many people to simply go about their working day or even to find out information about government services. Even for major political events such as one of the debates about Scottish independence,…
  • The best selling phones of 2014 so far

    Simon Jones
    15 Oct 2014 | 1:30 am
    The year’s not over yet, but 2014 has already been a huge one for mobile phone sales. There have been some hotly anticipated launches and exciting innovations in the world of smartphone technology, and the handsets are flying off the shelves faster than ever before. These are the top five mobile phones according to that have been making a big splash in the UK this year, and a quick round up of what’s making them so popular. 1. Apple iPhone 5S The newest flagship smartphone from Californian tech giant Apple was launched all the way back in September of 2013, but it’s…
  • Three best, O2 worst mobile network for London commuters

    Tim Dickinson
    14 Oct 2014 | 7:36 am
    Three has found to be the most reliable mobile network for London’s commuters, and O2 the worst, in a study by GWS. The researchers examined the mobile networks across the ten busiest commuters lines into the capital and found that all mobile networks struggled with handling the volume of voice and data traffic on their networks, with a third of mobile browser sessions and one in seven voice calls made on commuter trains failing. Overall, 23 percent of 3G data packets and 37 percent of 4G data packets travelling across mobile data networks on the lines failed to be delivered. Three does…
  • Samsung promises ‘five times faster’ WiFi in 2015 with 60GHz 802.11ad tech breakthrough

    Tim Dickinson
    14 Oct 2014 | 5:43 am
    Samsung may have issued a profit warning last week, but it is not all doom and gloom at the South Korean tech giant as they also claim that they have developed a 60GHz 802.11ad WiFi technology that offers speeds five times faster than current gear. Current WiFi tech uses the 2.4GHz and 5GHz spectrums with speeds of up to 866Mbps (108MB/s), but Samsung’s 802.11ad gear makes use of the currently unlicensed 60GHz spectrum, which means speeds of up to 4.6Gbps (575MB/s) are possible. These speeds would mean downloading a full HD movie would only take a few seconds. The 802.11ad standard and…
  • Air umbrella produces a ‘force field’ to keep you dry

    Tim Dickinson
    14 Oct 2014 | 5:22 am
    The autumn rain has finally arrived in the UK, and with that comes a rise in the number of people wandering the streets with umbrellas. Umbrellas are fine in theory, but still have problems with being blown inside-out with a stiff breeze and people hold them at a height just perfect for poking out your eyes as you walk past. A Chinese company is looking to make both of these issues a thing of the past with the “Air Umbrella” that blows a “force-field” of air around the holder to keep the rain away, and also has the added benefit of allowing the user to see where…
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  • Catch the Action with the GoPro HERO 4 at Best Buy

    15 Oct 2014 | 2:54 pm
    Are you and your kids very active? Do you ski, swim, or hike? After do you think, “Oh wow, that was fun. I wish we were able to record that!” Well you can! There are several portable action cameras out there that allow you to attach the camera to your helmet, arm, neck, bike, or […]
  • Moms With Apps Helps You Find Safe Apps for Your Kids

    13 Oct 2014 | 12:46 pm
    As parents we worry about the content that our children see from day-to-day. They are subjected to TV, movies, music, and online content that may be inappropriate. Even some commercials are inappropriate for young eyes. With the rise of technology this threat is even greater. Kids now have smartphones, tablets, and gaming systems at their […]
  • Why You Shouldn’t Ignore SEO

    11 Oct 2014 | 7:55 am
    As a blogger or small business owner who is out to sell your product or services, you may wonder if you really need to worry about SEO (Search Engine Optimization). Yes, you do! Why? Because you want your site to be found! When it comes to selling products, more and more consumers rely on the […]
  • Home Remodeling- Should You DIY or Get a Pro for the Job?

    30 Sep 2014 | 11:23 pm
    I watch HGTV… a lot! I have visions of painting walls, ripping out cabinets, and laying tile. But in reality, I’m not if I would actually be able to get started on a large project like that. They make it look easy on TV, but is it? The below guest posts gives us some ideas […]
  • Facilitate Learning with Your Kids with KidQ by Scholastic

    30 Sep 2014 | 10:44 pm
    Learning happens every day… for kids and for parents. Heck, when I help my kids with their homework I feel like I am in school all over again. It is true what they say, if you do not exercise your brain each and every day it is easy to forget some things. But as parents […]
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    Experts Exchange » Tech News

  • Conversion Specialist

    Recruiting Coordinator
    16 Oct 2014 | 8:50 am
    About the Job: Experts Exchange is looking for a Conversion Specialist to increase visitor-to-member conversion and member engagement on This position is responsible for planning, execution and analysis of A/B and multivariate tests across multiple funnels. The size and diversity of our website provides a constant variety of interesting and challenging work that requires a highly motivated individual with a strong sense of ownership, responsibility, attention to detail. Our ideal Conversion Specialist is a critical thinker who has a data-driven mindset and a passion for…
  • Corporate Marketing Specialist

    Recruiting Coordinator
    15 Oct 2014 | 8:48 am
    About the Job: Experts Exchange is seeking a full-time Corporate Marketing Specialist to promote our community to the world. This role is responsible for the development of social media strategies, public relations strategies, and tactical plans, ensuring that all messages are relevant to the target audiences and results are measurable. Our ideal candidate will be comfortable in an “all hands on deck” environment, and passionately represent our brand. Primary Responsibilities: Plan and execute editorial strategy and manage public relations strategies Raise awareness of our brand through…
  • Senior Java J2EE Developer

    Recruiting Coordinator
    13 Oct 2014 | 10:58 am
    About the Job: Experts Exchange’s Development team is seeking a motivated and experienced candidate to build upon our existing web applications. The Senior Java Developer role will consist of working with a team to architect and implement solutions for deploying application enhancements and features to the Experts Exchange web site. Candidate will be responsible for developing, maintaining and fixing bugs in the web platform, as well as assisting Quality Assurance to maintain a high quality application. Primary Responsibilities: A Senior Java Developer will be responsible for designs…
  • Strong Tech Communities Do Not Tolerate Trolls

    Mark Grondin
    10 Oct 2014 | 10:10 am
    You may have read the news about an engineer at a Seattle-based company, Chef, who resigned and decided to take a break from software engineering after he received death threats related to his work in the open-source software community. Unfortunately, in the online tech world, this type of trolling is far too familiar. At Experts Exchange, we have run an online community for technology professionals since 1996. Our community serves as a technical resource to members of all skill sets, from novice to expert, and as a professional networking site for career building. While working to guarantee…
  • Copywriter

    Recruiting Coordinator
    9 Oct 2014 | 11:08 am
    About the Job: Experts Exchange is seeking a part-time or full-time copywriter capable of producing high quality content for both inbound and outbound marketing efforts. These efforts include, but are not limited to, the company website, social media, email campaigns, press releases, advertisements, case studies, and video scripts. A successful copywriter will thrive in a fast-paced environment, have excellent communication skills, and enjoy learning and writing about technology and complex industry topics. Core Skills: Ability to be creative, yet write in a clear, efficient and…
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  • Video: Here’s what it’s like to buy lunch at McDonald’s with Apple Pay

    Brad Reed
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:15 pm
    With the release of iOS 8.1 on Monday, iPhone users for the first time got to use Apple Pay, the mobile payment platform that's secured with the help of Apple's Touch ID fingerprint scanner. A new video posted on YouTube now shows us just what we can expect when we use Apple Pay to buy things in retail outlets — in this case, a meal at McDonald's. Continue reading...
  • Every episode of ‘The Simpsons’ is coming to your devices with this new app

    Jeff Sorensen
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:30 pm
    Remember when FXX played every episode of The Simpsons and we were all held hostage by our television sets? Well, good news: FXX has announced its "Simpsons World" app through FXNOW that will allow you to watch them all over again. Continue reading...
  • Obama’s new order: U.S. government’s credit card security must be improved

    Chris Smith
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:45 pm
    In the wake of the numerous sophisticated cyberattacks that managed to steal credit and debit card data from various retail stores in the U.S., President Obama on Friday signed an executive order to improve security for credit cards and payment systems used by the government, The New York Times reports.  Continue reading...
  • Not even Apple’s powers can make Apple Pay an overnight hit

    Brad Reed
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:00 pm
    As Google quickly found out with Google Wallet, making NFC-enabled mobile payments a staple feature of American consumer behavior is much easier said than done. Apple seemingly knows this, which is why it's cautioning that its users shouldn't expect to have Apple Pay accepted everywhere by every store right out of the gate. Continue reading...
  • Hackers perfect a new way to steal money from unsuspecting basic tech users

    Chris Smith
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:15 pm
    Smart hackers who understand how always-connected devices work — and who know how to exploit the various security bugs found in operating systems — are capable of infecting mobile devices with malware that can of incur costs and/or steal data. They can do this using a number of methods: By grabbing personal data in sophisticated attacks targeting retail store chains and banks, conducting advanced online phishing attacks, or stealing money directly from ATMs, to name just a few of the recent security threats detailed by various reports. Continue reading...
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    TechVorm » Mobile Arena

  • Philips Xenium X2566 With Large Font Size For Senior Citizenss Launched At Rs. 3,800

    Jatinder Paul Singh
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:45 am
    Philips mobile has launched today Philips Xenium X2566 feature phone designed especially for Senior Citizens. This phone comes with features such as large font size, long lasting battery life and SOS function.  Philips X2566 is priced at Rs 3, 800 and is available for sale now. As per Philips Mobile, senior citizens are often inconvenienced by the standard […] The post Philips Xenium X2566 With Large Font Size For Senior Citizenss Launched At Rs. 3,800 appeared first on TechVorm.
  • HTC Desire EYE With 13MP Front & Rear Cameras Will Be Available In India In November

    Jatinder Paul Singh
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:40 am
    At an event in Mumbai last week, HTC has announced that its HTC Desire Eye smartphone will be sold exclusively by and would be available in India in the month of November. HTC has not revealed the priced of this smrtphone, which will be announced close on the heels of its availability. HTC Desire […] The post HTC Desire EYE With 13MP Front & Rear Cameras Will Be Available In India In November appeared first on TechVorm.
  • HTC Desire 516C Dual Sim With 5 Inch QHD Launched At Rs. 12,990

    Jatinder Paul Singh
    18 Oct 2014 | 4:55 am
    Besides other smartphones and RE camera, HTC has also launched in India its budget smartphone HTC Desire 516C, which is a dual sim and CDMA-enabled version of the successful HTC Desire 516 dual sim. HTC Desire 516C is priced Rs. 12,990 and will be sild exclusively by The Desire 516C features a 5-inch qHD (540×960 […] The post HTC Desire 516C Dual Sim With 5 Inch QHD Launched At Rs. 12,990 appeared first on TechVorm.
  • HTC RE Camera Launched In India At Rs. 9,990

    Jatinder Paul Singh
    18 Oct 2014 | 2:31 am
    Besides various smartphones, HTC has also launched in India its unusually named HTC RE camera, which is claimed to be photography innovation by the company. This camera will be sold exclusively by in India at an introductory promotional price of Rs. 9,990. The RE is a small handheld camera that is claimed to fit comfortably […] The post HTC RE Camera Launched In India At Rs. 9,990 appeared first on TechVorm.
  • HTC One (M8 Eye) With 13MP Duo Camera Launched at Rs. 38,990

    Jatinder Paul Singh
    18 Oct 2014 | 1:08 am
    HTC of Taiwan has launched in India HTC One (M8 Eye) smartphone which is the latest addition to the HTC One family comes. The HTC One (M8 Eye) is priced at Rs. 38,990 and will be available from the next week in Gunmetal Gray color only. The unique feature of this smartphone is that it comes with HTC’s […] The post HTC One (M8 Eye) With 13MP Duo Camera Launched at Rs. 38,990 appeared first on TechVorm.
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  • 5 Best Android Apps for October 2014

    Robin C
    15 Oct 2014 | 5:51 am
    We handpicked some of the best and popular android apps for the month of October 2014. Read a short description and begin downloading these super cool android apps that makes your smartphone experience great. The reason we get a smartphone or tablet is to save some time and work smarter with applications. There are million of apps in the Google Play Store and selecting the best is always a tough task. These apps are popular because of its existing user ratings and reviews. So we carefully selected the best android apps for you today in Productivity, Gaming and from some Customization…
  • “Vector” Free Responsive Multipurpose Joomla 3.x Template

    Robin C
    15 Oct 2014 | 4:00 am
    Our second Free Responsive Joomla Template is here. We recently released a Free Responsive Joomla Template “Resort” that fit well for creating a Resort, Hotel, Hostel and Motels website with tons of features. Today, we have “Vector” a Free Responsive multipurpose joomla 3.x template for you to download. You will see the premium template feel across Vector, and we also made it free to download to use it on your website without any limits. We built this template in a mindset of a Simple, Beautiful and a Joomla Template that fits for most of the categories. Corporates,…
  • Clef brings Password Less Two Factor Authentication System

    Robin C
    1 Oct 2014 | 10:50 pm
    Clef is a simple and intelligent way to implement Password less Two Factor Authentication. It is secure, fast and easy to setup on your websites. Clef App is currently available for iPhone and Android. It works just like QR Code Scanning and allows you to login to your website in a second. Clef currently available for WordPress blogs, Hosting Providers and Developers. Clef Database never stores your private key or passwords. So even if Clef Database is compromised, hackers will get access to the Public Key only. Your website logins and passwords totally safe. You should really keep your…
  • “Resort” Free Responsive Joomla 3.x Template

    Robin C
    1 Oct 2014 | 3:56 am
    We are happy to release our first free Responsive Joomla Template “Resort” for download. This is our first step in free joomla templates and lot more to come. Simplicity, Elegance and Clean Design to give more importance to your Photos and Content to your website visitors. Resort is a Responsive Joomla Template that loads super fast and gives a slick design to deliver high performance and very less load time. This beautiful joomla template will fit well for your Resort, Hotels, Hostel, Motels and Lodge websites. Give a good display of your infrastructure view, rooms view and other…
  • Zoolz Review Home, Business Cloud Storage and Discount

    Robin C
    25 Sep 2014 | 1:18 am
    Zoolz is a cloud storage service that is used by millions of Android and Windows 7, Windows 8 users already. It simplifies the way we store files in the cloud and anyone who wants a cheaper cloud storage options can consider Zoolz. You can effortlessly store all your Music, Movies, Photos and other important documents in a high secure encrypted cloud storage servers and access them wherever and whenever you want. Zoolz saves you lot of money by cutting the necessary of buying secondary storage drives. We have the zoolz review for you today with highlighting important features of both Zoolz…
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  • iPad Air 2 price in India

    Aman Milwani
    20 Oct 2014 | 2:34 am
    Apple unveiled the iPad Air 2 at its event which was held on October 16,2014. Price of the iPad Air in India: WIFI 16 GB iPad Air 2: Rs. 35,900 64 GB iPad Air 2: Rs. 42,900 128 GB iPad Air 2: Rs. 49,900 WIFI + CELLULAR 16 GB iPad Air 2: Rs. 45,900 64 […]
  • 4 Tech Inventions Revolutionizing Your Sleep

    Karan Israni
    15 Oct 2014 | 10:43 am
    "Sleep hygiene" is one of the most overlooked aspects of health in the US and around the world. While most people know they should get “around eight” hours of sleep, that doesn’t take into account the quality of that sleep, how many sleep hours they need as a unique individual, or any other aspect that […]
  • Transfer All Your Data Safely with EaseUs ToDo PCTrans Free

    Karan Israni
    13 Oct 2014 | 7:44 am
    Are you planning to buy a new laptop or a computer? Buying a new computer device is fun, but the biggest challenge is to transfer all the content from the older laptop to the new one. Many people believe that they need to have some or all of the content on their new laptop as […]
  • Tools for Growing your Network Marketing, Fast

    Karan Israni
    7 Oct 2014 | 5:13 am
    Modern technology is a blessing in network marketing today. Business people start their businesses knowing that to succeed, they need to market their business. Network marketing is the most affordable way to achieve this. For you to succeed in your network marketing efforts, you need the latest proven and effective technology. Traditional methods aren't as […]
  • Using Technology to Spread Industry Knowledge

    Karan Israni
    7 Oct 2014 | 5:08 am
    Mentoring is a time-tested way for knowledgeable people to help others improve their knowledge and skills. A mentor is a wise and trusted counselor or teacher who understands his or her student, knows what to teach, knows when to teach and knows how to teach. Today, technology has made it possible for people to mentor […]
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    Future of Privacy

  • “Databuse” as the Future of Privacy?

    16 Oct 2014 | 2:59 pm
    Is “privacy” such a broad concept as to be meaningless from a legal and policy perspective? On Tuesday, October 14th, the Center for Democracy & Technology hosted a conversation with Benjamin Wittes and Wells Bennett, frequently of the national security blog, Lawfare, to discuss their recent scholarship on “databuse” and the scope of corporate responsibilities […