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  • How to fix laptop keyboard keys

    Computer FrEaKs
    Kamruddin
    11 Aug 2014 | 10:33 pm
    How to fix laptop keyboard keys Laptops are one of the most frequently used gadgets worldwide. From the previous generations to the next generations, all the people need to use laptops on a daily basis. Whether it is the corporate work or any form of entertainment, laptops and PCs is something that everyone requires every day. PCs are still something that is going out of fashion now but laptops are something that nearly everyone has and owns. One of the common problems that people face regularly is the keys come out. Usually because of carelessness or because of some or the other reasons it…
  • 5 Questions to Ask a Mobile App Developer Before You Start

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    Jeremy Stephan
    21 Aug 2014 | 6:12 am
    When I’m talking with potential ArcTouch clients, they often share mistakes they made when they first engaged with a previous mobile app developer. Usually, they just didn’t ask the right questions.With that in mind, here are five questions you should always ask before you start a project with any mobile app design and development company.1. Will I own the code?Some app development firms offer a discount rate if they retain the rights to your app’s code during and after a project. There are a couple of reasons why this is a terrible idea for any business:If you ever want to make a…
  • How do I multiply an hourly rate in Excel?

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    Owen Cutajar
    1 Oct 2013 | 1:45 pm
    I’m putting together a timesheet in Excel and wanted to multiply my hours by an hourly rate. Ive been messing around for hours and reading up in the help but there’s nothing that suggests how this can be done. What’s the best way to do this? It turns out to be much easier than you think. It’s a great little technique that can be used whether you’re calculating what it costs to sit in McDonalds all day, or playing with pignose amplifiers at guitar center. Here’s what you need to do: First of all, make sure your hours are formatted in a time format. This…
  • What Google Employees Learn in ‘Search Inside Yourself’ Course:

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    Priya
    10 Aug 2014 | 11:27 am
    ‘Search Inside Yourself’ is a new search program at Google. The program lets you search inside yourself so you can find yourself. This is a free course from Google. The program is specially designed for Google’s employee to teach them emotional intellectuality through meditation. This is a pragmatic meditation procedure which you can use wherever you want. Chade-Meng Tan who teaches the course is one of Google’s earliest engineers and personal growth pioneer.  Meng, the representative of world’s gigantic search engine offers this practical procedure for enhancing…
  • Troubleshoot Keyboard and Mouse Not Working in Windows

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    Aseem Kishore
    19 Aug 2014 | 2:05 pm
    One of the USB ports on my desktop computer stopped working after I had plugged in a USB device and removed it without ejecting. I’ve done it a million times, but it looked like my luck finally ran out. The port seemed fine in Device Manager because there were no error or warning icons. So after doing a bit of reading online, I came across a Microsoft article that told me I should go ahead and uninstall the USB Host Controllers under USB Serial Bus Controllers in Device Manager. After that, you just have to restart your computer and Windows should find the hardware again and install it.
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  • ADAK camping trailer keeps you cozy off the grid

    C.C. Weiss
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:48 pm
    The search for the perfect mobile, off-grid living solution continues. Over the past year, we've already seen many such designs, from within the crisp halls of the Düsseldorf Caravan Salon, to their natural habitat at Overland Expo, to the occasional EcoTrek or Fieldsleeper International debut. Another fairly new design, the ADAK Trailer is what happens when a group of lifelong sportsmen huddled around the campfire get to talking about what's wrong with camper design. It combines ride-anywhere grit and comfy, spacious living. .. Continue Reading ADAK camping trailer keeps you cozy off the…
  • 10 tips & tricks for getting more out of the LG G3

    Will Shanklin
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:18 pm
    The LG G3 is a beast of a phone (or, if you prefer, "phablet"). If you've picked up LG's latest flagship, perhaps you're looking for some tips and tweaks that will help you to get the most out of your purchase? Let Gizmag lend a hand... Continue Reading 10 tips & tricks for getting more out of the LG G3 Section: Mobile Technology Tags: Android, How to, LG, lg g3, Smartphones Related Articles: The Gboard: a keypad especially for Gmail users Kyocera Echo dual-touchscreen smartphone released on Sprint How to get the most battery life from Windows Phone 8.1 WOW-Keys allows desktop keyboard…
  • Get 96% off OSTraining Lifetime Access

    Darren Quick
    22 Aug 2014 | 5:01 pm
    To a web developer, the web is a canvas and the code is a pot of paints — there really is that much creative scope — and the nice thing is, all you need to get you started is a computer, a web connection and a code editor. To make the learning process a little easier, though, you might want to pick up some tips from the pros. OSTraining has 1800 videos full of pro knowledge, and lifetime access is currently available at a 96% discount... Continue Reading Get 96% off OSTraining Lifetime Access Section: Aircraft Related Articles: Last chance to get 84% off a Train Simple Lifetime Membership…
  • AstaZero road safety testing facility opens in Sweden

    Ben Coxworth
    22 Aug 2014 | 3:32 pm
    It seems like hardly a week goes by without our hearing about another automated safety feature for cars. Such technologies include systems that detect when drivers are getting tired, that allow multiple cars to safely travel together in speed-controlled "convoys," or that warn drivers when they're drifting out of their lane. Now, in order to help foster the development of more such concepts, a new Swedish test-track facility has begun operations. .. Continue Reading AstaZero road safety testing facility opens in Sweden Section: Automotive Tags: Chalmers University of Technology, Driver…
  • Five of the best: Rugged smartphone cases

    Chris Wood
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:25 pm
    Over the years the smartphone has proved to be a fantastic and versatile tool, with uses ranging from music production to gaming. But one thing it’s rarely good at is looking after itself. If you’re regularly out and about, then you’ll likely want a case for your device that can offer it some serious protection. Read on as we highlight five great options for keeping your precious handset out of harm’s way. .. Continue Reading Five of the best: Rugged smartphone cases Section: Mobile Technology Tags: Cases, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, Rugged, Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy S5, Smartphones,…
 
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  • I’ve completely moved to social media

    Robert Scoble
    6 Aug 2014 | 5:58 pm
    After giving it some thought I have completely moved to Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/RobertScoble I am putting TONS of great content into there. If you aren’t on Facebook, I’m also on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/scobleizer or on Google+ at https://www.google.com/+Scobleizer Someday I might come back to the blog, but the world has moved and it is on social media.
  • Knock, knock, is this thing on?

    Robert Scoble
    2 May 2014 | 12:11 pm
    We’ve done some updates to the blog here. Hopefully the feeds and everything still works. Now on a modern server at Rackspace, thanks to Rob Collazo for helping me out. Got the latest theme. Improved security here. Updated to latest WordPress. Everything is looking good. Now the trick is to figure out what to do here that I can’t already do on Facebook, which is where I’ve been spending most of my time lately. Are you reading me there? Why not? That’s where you’ll see EVERYTHING I do. Here? I think I’ll start writing longer posts again here and see what…
  • Nokia's Trapster is too far over the freaky line

    Robert Scoble
    28 Jan 2014 | 11:22 am
    Why trust is the new currency in Age of Context and why Nokia lost it here. In the Age of Context lots of companies will go over the freaky line. What is that line? Where at least some people are uncomfortable with the privacy implications of the service. At EVERY speech I’ve given about our new book privacy comes up and people tell me they are scared by this new world that we’re heading into where systems like Google Now help you based on all sorts of private data, from where you are standing to who has sent you airline plans. But there are some “over the freaky line”…
  • Why I got Highlight wrong (and how Bluetooth Low Energy might save it)

    Robert Scoble
    24 Nov 2013 | 7:59 pm
    Back in March 2012 I hyped up Highlight something fierce. I thought it was going to be the next big app. I was wrong. Should have picked Snapchat (which I didn’t see coming because I personally don’t need it very much). Highlight just hasn’t proven to be very addictive to either me or my friends. We talk about it often. I keep running it. Now, what did they do right? They did fix their battery issues. It doesn’t put a major strain on my battery anymore. It does have some users, it’s just that the user count isn’t going up very fast and the UTILITY…
  • Here comes the age of the "personal cloud"

    Robert Scoble
    30 Aug 2013 | 5:34 pm
    Here Scott McGregor, CEO of Broadcom, shows me some new wireless devices, based on Low Power Bluetooth, which will be the “hub” of a new kind of “personal cloud” that will connect sensors and wearable computers to our smartphones of the future. These devices can support hundreds of other wireless devices, each with sensors, lights, or controllers for things on us or around us. This has deep implications for our contextual future (I’m writing a book, titled “Age of Context”). These new devices will cost less than $10 (wholesale) and run on a small…
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  • Here's A Phone-Charging Bracelet You Might Actually Wear

    Eliza Brooke
    22 Aug 2014 | 10:55 am
    <em>Editor's note: This post was originally published by our partners at <a href="http://fashionista.com/2014/08/phone-charging-bracelet">Fashionista</a>.</em>There's no cellphone owner who doesn't understand intimately the special agony of watching their device drain and then ... die. It's a universal. Most people have a plan B: Use a Mophie juice pack, bring along a charger and pray for an outlet—or this reporter's favorite, hang out in a bar for an hour and use the bartender's charger. There's always one behind the counter.A new startup called Q Designs is…
  • Instagram Launches Advertising Analytics

    Selena Larson
    22 Aug 2014 | 10:24 am
    Instagram is making it possible for businesses to find out just how well their advertising performs.On Thursday, the company rolled out a suite of business tools to manage ad campaigns. Account insights and ad insights display impressions, reach, and engagement, both for particular ad campaigns and the account itself. An advertising staging feature enables advertisers to edit and preview campaigns before launching.Instagram worked with a handful of advertisers before giving analytics to all advertisers this week. The company will make the new tools available to all brands later this…
  • Secret Is Cracking Down On Bullying

    Selena Larson
    22 Aug 2014 | 9:58 am
    Secret, the anonymous application that lets users post random comments and share them with friends, is finally doing something about bullying.Secret now uses sentiment analysis to determine if someone is posting something against the app’s guidelines—like a harassing comment—and will prompt users to rethink their posts if so. If someone posts it anyway, the Secret team will review the post, and block it if they find it in violation of its policies. Real names will also be blocked from the site whenever possible.The changes were announced in a blog post on Friday.It’s a much-needed…
  • White House Cybersecurity Czar Is A Total N00b (And Proud Of It)

    Lauren Orsini
    22 Aug 2014 | 9:11 am
    Only in Washington, DC could a lack of technological know-how be a positive thing. In a city where people prefer to vote for charismatic politicians over intellectuals, White House cybersecurity coordinator Michael Daniel sees his lack of expertise as a selling point."Being too down in the weeds at the technical level could actually be a little bit of a distraction," he told Gov Info Security. "You can get enamored with the very detailed aspects of some of the technical solutions. And, particularly here at the White House ... the real issue is to look at the broad, strategic picture and the…
  • Even The White House Can't Make Engineers Dress Up

    Stephanie Chan
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:03 am
    Silicon Valley is invading Washington, D.C., casual clothing style and all. In a newly released video from the White House’s YouTube channel, we shadow Mikey Dickerson, a former Google engineer who is the new administrator for the U.S. Digital Service team. In this video we see Dickerson, once hired by the government to repair the flailing Healthcare.gov website, taking meetings and press conferences all on his very first day at the White House. And despite sharing the air and working in the same building as President Obama, colleagues in the White House seem pretty approving of…
 
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  • Radio: Samsung, Xiaomi, Google & Microsoft all trying to be Apple

    danieleran
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:02 pm
    Gene Steinberg of the Tech Night Owl invited me to talk about Samsung, Xiaomi (the Chinese Samsung) Microsoft and of course Google’s Android along with segments featuring Macworld’s Kirk McElhearn and Ben Williams of AdBlock Plus. You can tune into the live broadcast stream Saturday night from 7:00 to 10:00 PM Pacific, 10:00 PM to […]
  • Radio: Apple & Google Android patent lawsuits, Microsoft Surface Pro 3

    danieleran
    24 May 2014 | 12:07 pm
    Gene Steinberg of the Tech Night Owl invited me to talk about the iPhone patent wars, Microsoft Surface and of course Google’s Android along with segments featuring Dorothy Pomerantz of Forbes and USA Today’s Rob Pegoraro. You can tune into the live broadcast stream Saturday night from 7:00 to 10:00 PM Pacific, 10:00 PM to […]
  • Radio: Google’s sneaky cookies, LG Smart TV spying & digital privacy

    danieleran
    24 Nov 2013 | 10:56 am
    Gene Steinberg of the Tech Night Owl invited me to talk about the Google’s fine for bypassing Safari privacy settings, LG’s Smart TVs that watch you, and other aspects of digital privacy, along with segments featuring Dann Berg. NOW PLAYING! November 23, 2013 — Daniel Eran Dilger and Dann Berg You can tune into the […]
  • Radio: Apple iPhone 5c & 5s, Touch ID

    danieleran
    15 Sep 2013 | 3:08 pm
    Gene Steinberg of the Tech Night Owl invited me to talk about the new iPhones, iOS 7, Microsoft Windows Phone and of course Google’s Android along with segments featuring Leith Speights of Insider Software and USA Today’s Rob Pegoraro. Warning: I get a little cranky. NOW PLAYING! September 14, 2014 — Daniel Eran Dilger, Leith […]
  • Radio: iOS 7, Samsung, Android & Strategy Analytics

    danieleran
    3 Aug 2013 | 11:09 pm
    Gene Steinberg of the Tech Night Owl invited me to talk about iOS 7, Samsung, Android & Strategy Analytics and of course Google’s Android along with segments featuring Jim Dalrymple of the Loop and Stephen Baker of NPD Group. NOW PLAYING! — August 3, 2013 — Daniel Eran Dilger, Jim Dalrymple, and Stephen Baker You […]
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  • Don’t Get Bullied by IT

    22 Aug 2014 | 4:35 pm
    In a modern world of self-service technology, enterprises have been introduced to a new technology — shadow IT. Shadow IT, also known as rogue IT or stealth IT, can be defined as IT systems and hardware and software solutions that are not approved or supported by an organization’s IT department. This includes, but is not […]
  • From Big Data to Actionable Data: Has Our Biology Failed Us, or Have We Failed to Use It?

    22 Aug 2014 | 4:35 pm
    The 21st Century has seen technology contribute life-altering realities like getting from New York to Beijing in less than 14 hours or grandparents using Facetime to see their newly anointed “Princes” and “Princesses” of future generations. New technologies have not only democratized widespread access of information worldwide, it has created new ways of providing cheaper […]
  • Gadget Lab Podcast: How Much Does Twitter Affect Your View of the News?

    22 Aug 2014 | 1:29 pm
    This week, the hosts discuss social media in the context of current events and Mat's latest Facebook experiment.
  • Game|Life Podcast: Legal Pinball, Free Infinity, 10 Million PlayStation 4s

    22 Aug 2014 | 12:28 pm
    Wrapup and analysis of this week's news is the order of the day on the latest Game|Life podcast.
  • The Longest, Fastest F1 Race of the Season Happens This Weekend

    22 Aug 2014 | 11:41 am
    Summer vacation is over for Nico Rosberg, Sebastian Vettel and the boys, and the Formula 1 season resumes this weekend at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium. Spa isn’t just one of the most famous tracks in motorsports (with one of the most famous corners in motorsports). It’s also the longest circuit on the F1 […]
 
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  • I’m Over at Fast Company. Join Me, Won’t You?

    Harry McCracken
    11 Aug 2014 | 12:30 am
    Just a quick reminder: I’m now happily ensconced in my new gig as technology editor for Fast Company. That means that the vast majority of my tech writing will appear on FastCompany.com. To see what I’ve been up to so far, you can check out my author page. I do reserve the write to blog here occasionally if I have something to say which doesn’t feel like a good fit for FC. And I’m updating the Technologizer Flipboard magazine with my own work as well as interesting stuff I’m reading elsewhere. But mostly, I’m over at Fast Company–and I hope…
  • TechReads for August 11, 2014

    Harry McCracken
    11 Aug 2014 | 12:20 am
    Apple University revealed. (Brian X. Chen/NYTimes) Apple’s in-house training program sounds very, very Apple-esque.
  • RIP, Jim Frederick

    Harry McCracken
    1 Aug 2014 | 3:41 pm
    Jim Frederick, the first editor I had during my time as a tech writer for TIME, died unexpectedly on Thursday night. He was only 42, and I’m still in shock. The loss would be incalculable no matter what the circumstances, but it feels especially jarring and surreal given the bright future Jim was building for himself. Along with his wife Charlotte, he’d just switched coasts from New York to San Francisco in order to start a media consultancy. (I got the LinkedIn notification formally announcing the news just yesterday morning.) Jim’s most obvious legacy will be his work as a…
  • I’m Going to Want a Car With Built-In LTE…Eventually

    Harry McCracken
    21 Jul 2014 | 2:07 am
    Buick owners enjoying their car’s built-in LTE in a photo provided by GM Last week, General Motors invited me to a press event at which it showed off some new Buicks. Normally, such events involve driving new cars. But when we hit the road during this one, I willingly sat in the back seat and fooled around with my phone and tablet–because the primary purpose of the event was to demonstrate the 4G LTE broadband and Wi-Fi hotspot features built into the cars. Across its brands, GM is being particularly aggressive about rolling out in-vehicle LTE connectivity. Most Buick models,…
  • A Celebration of James Garner’s Polaroid Commercials

    Harry McCracken
    20 Jul 2014 | 11:52 am
    They weren’t the best thing he ever did, or the one which we’ll cherish the most. But with the sad news of the passing of James Garner, it’s worth pausing to remember the commercials he did in the late 1970s and early 1980s for Polaroid. And–this being Technologizer–it’s how we’ll memorialize him here. When it came to celebrity spokespeople, Polaroid wasn’t stingy: Laurence Olivier did the first ad for the SX-70 camera, and Danny Kaye touted the ill-fated Polavision instant movie system. Hiring James Garner was a similarly classy move, but the…
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  • A Tech Start-Up Restored My Faith In Humanity

    22 Aug 2014 | 10:39 pm
    Once in a long while, you come across something that reminds you that, yes, Silicon Valley is still doing some very worthwhile things. That happened to me yesterday, with a start-up called Planet Labs.
  • Breakfast Downgraded From 'Most Important Meal Of The Day' To 'Meal'

    22 Aug 2014 | 9:21 pm
    The pendulum of science defends breakfast skippers.
  • Dead Clams Talking

    22 Aug 2014 | 8:03 pm
    The oldest clams on Earth provide scientists with a crucial look into our climate's history. The only problem is they have to kill them.
  • Where Do Phantom Phone Vibrations Come From?

    22 Aug 2014 | 6:47 pm
    That feeling of having your butt grabbed by a ghost isn't an isolated stigma. Everyone is getting ghost-fondled.
  • On Being A Cartoonist

    22 Aug 2014 | 5:42 pm
    A couple of weeks ago, somebody wrote me on Tumblr asking how I come up with my ideas. He said he’s an aspiring artist, and that his biggest problem is finding inspiration. He explained how he spends long nights staring at a blank canvas, and it was turning him off to art.
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  • 10 mind-blowing luxury foods

    Josh Urich
    22 Aug 2014 | 9:53 pm
    Jamon Iberico de bellota goes for $96 a pound. So what is this mysterious foods? Ham. But not just any ham! This is Iberian acorn-fed ham. The pig that gave its life for this meat was fed nothing but acorns for its whole life, giving the ham an earthiness that other hams lack. Another great luxury food is ass cheese. No, you didn’t misread that. It’s cheese made from Balkan asses from Serbia. It takes twenty-five liters of sweet, sweet donkey milk to make just one pound of this cheese. See the rest at the full article. Full story at Take a Pause. More great food stuff. Photo…
  • The bitterest beers in the world

    Josh Urich
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:47 pm
    Like bitter beer? This list is for you. But make sure you know what you’re in for. Sierra Nevada beer is 37 IBUs. Lagunitas Hop Stoopid, the least bitter beer on this list, is 102 IBUs. If you’ve had Green Flash, that’s 149 IBUs. The highest is 2500 IBUs, so just think about that. Take a look at the full list. Full story at Beer Tutor. More great beer stuff. Photo credit: Canva
  • The 10 richest bass players in rock

    Josh Urich
    22 Aug 2014 | 6:40 pm
    Bass players are the unsung heros of bands. They provide the heartbeat of the music, but most of the time they don’t get any recognition. Not these ten bass players, though, whose net worth will blow your mind. The first two on the list are kind of cheating, though: Paul McCartney (1.2 billion bucks) and Sting (300 million). The surprise of the list is Krist Novoselic, whose net worth is $40 million. See the rest at the full list––especially to see where Roger Waters, who was part of the most successful tour in history, falls. Full story at Consequence of Sound. More great music.
  • 10 amazing movie soundtracks that don’t get the credit they deserve

    Josh Urich
    22 Aug 2014 | 5:40 pm
    There are lots of great movie soundtracks, but these ten never get any credit. When it comes down to it, though, they’re classic. Like the Ferris Bueller soundtrack, which includes Big Audio Dynamite and The Smiths. Or the Austin Powers soundtrack, which is just epic: Full story at Word and Film. More great movie music. Photo credit: Canva
  • 10 start-up tips from the trenches

    Kate Rinsema
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:49 pm
    Traveling the entrepreneurial road is hard enough, so if you can learn to avoid the bumps in the road from someone who’s’ been there, it always pays off to take notes. These ten tips were gleaned by the founders of Fueled, which has grown from a kitchen table operation in 2009 to an international operation with operations in New York, London and Chicago, so it’s safe to say they came through their struggles stronger, wiser and with something to teach us all. 1. Brand with a single purpose. From day one, we branded Fueled as mobile first and only, and we’ve ridden the…
 
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  • Cloud behind latest spate of mergers, acquisitions

    newscred
    22 Aug 2014 | 3:30 pm
    In total, $52.4 billion in deals were conducted across the globe, and cloud and smart mobility directly drove 42 percent of technology deal-making, EY estimates. Credit: iStock These days, everyone wants a piece of the cloud. Technology mergers and acquisitions are on a tear for a blockbuster year, and cloud computing is responsible for much of this burst of activity. That’s the word from EY, which finds clouds lurking behind many transactions in its latest review of M&A activity in the second quarter of this year (April to June). In total, $52.4 billion in deals were conducted across…
  • ADT plans IFTTT integration, rethinking home security

    newscred
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:30 pm
    Home security company ADT will work with automation app IFTTT to rethink smart home security. Credit: Getty ADT, the home security giant, plans to link its Pulse home automation and security system with If This Then That in the coming months, as it seeks to protect its business from the influx of connected DIY security products flooding the marketplace. To do this, ADT has released products that are more mobile-friendly, such as the Pulse app, and has expanded the definition of security for the digital era. “We protect a place — a premise — but that doesn’t provide security in the…
  • With Enlitic, a data scientist will fight disease with deep learning

    newscred
    22 Aug 2014 | 1:30 pm
    It was about a year ago when I realized, perhaps for the first time, just how prevalent deep learning was about to become. It was at the KDD 2013 conference in Chicago, and then-Kaggle president and chief scientist Jeremy Howard was discussing how when teams using deep learning entered the company’s predictive-modeling competitions, they were winning at an impressive rate. If someone can figure out a way to make these techniques mainstream, he said, it could be a game-changer. Howard left Kaggle shortly thereafter and began really looking, he says now, for a way to apply his knowledge of…
  • Apps allow musicians to record music on the go

    Norman Rozenberg
    22 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Despite the convenience and usefulness of music recording apps, they have yet to replace recording studios, laptops and PCs. Credit: Breezy Baldwin“There is an app for that” is no longer just a silly marketing phrase; mobile apps have become a major part of our daily lives, allowing us to manage life insurance and bank accounts and even buy our groceries. Artistic endeavors have been shaped by mobile apps, including music, as musicians can now record right from their phones. It’s unlikely that these apps will replace traditional recording studios. However, many musicians are…
  • JPMorgan customers targeted in email phishing campaign

    newscred
    22 Aug 2014 | 10:30 am
    JPMorgan has been targeted in an email phishing campaign. Credit: Reuters/Mike Segar BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Fraudsters are targeting JPMorgan Chase & Co customers in an email “phishing” campaign that is unusual because it attempts to collect credentials for that bank and also infect PCs with a virus for stealing passwords from other institutions. The campaign, dubbed “Smash and Grab,” was launched on Tuesday with a widely distributed email that urged recipients to click to view a secure message from JPMorgan, according to security researchers with…
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  • The password is…

    21 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    The password is…
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  • "I like to think of it like you’re at a party drinking champagne, and the host is refilling..."

    21 Aug 2014 | 6:08 am
    “I like to think of it like you’re at a party drinking champagne, and the host is refilling your glass, and at the end of the party it’s like, ‘How many glasses of champagne did you have?’ Just one!” - James Freeman, the founder of Blue Bottle Coffee, talking to Fast Company about how much coffee he drinks each day.
  • RadioShack in Need of Rewiring

    21 Aug 2014 | 5:01 am
    RadioShack in Need of Rewiring: The writing is very clearly on the wall here: Radio Shack seems screwed. And that’s too bad, because it was once such a great retail chain. No one is asking, but my plan would be to create an “Apple Store for everything and everyone.” That is, use their current weakness, their insanely large store footprint, as an advantage. Create an Apple Store-like experience for more than just Apple products, all over. Apple can’t do this for obvious reasons (they’re not going to sell Android devices). Neither can Microsoft (they’re not going to sell iPhones).
  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Awesome Mix Tops Billboard's Charts

    21 Aug 2014 | 4:20 am
    'Guardians of the Galaxy' Awesome Mix Tops Billboard's Charts: David Pierce: By some alchemical mix of the movie itself and the combined excellence of the Jackson 5, David Bowie, Redbone, and the Raspberries, this collection of music from the ’70s has now spent two consecutive weeks at the top of the Billboard 200. It’s estimated to have sold 93,000 copies in the previous week (down from 109,000 the week previous), putting it firmly above the “Now 51” collection and the never-dying Frozen soundtrack. Take that, pop music. The film itself is good, but the music is both integral and…
 
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  • Virtual Machine Brings X86 Linux Apps To ARMv7 Devices

    timothy
    22 Aug 2014 | 9:07 pm
    DeviceGuru writes Eltechs announced a virtual machine that runs 32-bit x86 Linux applications on ARMv7 hardware. The ExaGear VM implements a virtual x86 Linux container on ARMv7 computers and is claimed to be 4.5 times faster than QEMU, according to Eltechs. The VM is based on binary translation technology and requires ARMv7, which means it should run on mini-PCs and SBCs based on Cortex-A8, A7, A9, and A15 processors — but sadly, it won't run on the ARM11 (ARMv6) SoC found on the Raspberry Pi. It also does not support applications that require kernel modules. It currently requires…
  • "MythBusters" Drops Kari Byron, Grant Imahara, Tory Belleci

    timothy
    22 Aug 2014 | 6:18 pm
    rbrandis (735555) writes In a video announcement Thursday on Discovery Channel, MythBusters hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman revealed that longtime co-hosts and fan favorites Kari Byron, Grant Imahara, and Tory Belleci are no longer on the show. "This next season we're going back to our origins with just Adam and me," Hyneman said in the video, which explained that the change took hold as of the season's last episode on August 21. (Our interview with the original-and-remaining Mythbusters is one of my favorites.)Read more of this story at Slashdot.
  • Google Wants To Test Driverless Cars In a Simulation

    timothy
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:34 pm
    An anonymous reader writes Google has been testing its autonomous vehicles on U.S. roads for a while now. In fact, they're required to, by law. "California's regulations stipulate autonomous vehicles must be tested under "controlled conditions" that mimic real-world driving as closely as possible. Usually, that has meant a private test track or temporarily closed public road." It's easy enough to test a few prototypes, but whenever autonomous cars start being produced by manufacturers, it'll become a lot more complicated. Now, Google is lobbying to change that law to allow testing via…
  • Illinois University Restricts Access To Social Media, Online Political Content

    timothy
    22 Aug 2014 | 3:53 pm
    onproton writes Northern Illinois University recently began restricting student access to web pages that contain "illegal or unethical" content which, according to University policy, includes resources used for "political activities...and the organization or participation in meetings, rallies and demonstrations." A student raised concerns after attempting to access the Wikipedia page for Westboro Baptist Church, and receiving a filter message informing him that his access of this page would likely violate the University's Acceptable Use Policy, along with a warning that "all violations would…
  • Ask Slashdot: Where Can I Find Good Replacement Batteries?

    Soulskill
    22 Aug 2014 | 3:11 pm
    An anonymous reader writes: I have an old phone with a battery that barely works anymore. My current phone's battery is mediocre — I can put up with it, but I've been thinking about getting a new one. My four-year-old ThinkPad holds less of a charge than I'd like, and less than it did when I bought it. In all these cases, the only thing holding me back from buying a new battery is that I'm not sure where to find a good one. Searching for my phone's battery on Amazon (or any major online retailer) yields a dozen results, all fairly cheap. But which are reliable? They all seem to have…
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    Tech.pinions - Perspective, Insight, Analysis

  • Dear Smartwatch, thanks for the notification, now what?

    Ben Bajarin
    22 Aug 2014 | 3:04 am
    Every now and then I try out a variety of smartwatches. The latest I am putting through its paces is one based on Google’s own Android Wear platform. I keep hoping I’ll crack the nut and discover something new that may explain why this particular product might be successful. I’m still skeptical, but perhaps I found some light at the end of the tunnel. The value proposition of smartwatches, to date, is notifications. What stands out to me, each and every time I use a smartwatch, is that nearly all notifications pushed to my wrist are just duplicates of what is on my…
  • Why an iWatch is not Apple’s next big thing

    Tim Bajarin
    22 Aug 2014 | 1:54 am
    For those of us who have followed the life of Steve Jobs, we know most of the products he brought to market were ones he wanted to use himself. They came out of his personal life experiences. The iPod came out of his love of music and his frustrations with not being able to access what he wanted and play it back at will. The iPhone came out because he thought early smartphones were not great and he designed it around what he would want in a smartphone. The iPad was his version of making a Mac as portable as possible and replicating a computing experience, tied with new forms of content and…
  • Apple and mobile payments

    Jan Dawson
    21 Aug 2014 | 1:00 am
    In last week’s column, I talked about the current state of smartwatches. I described weak demand met by weak supply, and the resulting poor sales of the offerings in the market today. I also talked about what it might take for a new product in this category to stimulate demand. One of the potential use cases for a smartwatch or other wearable is payments, and I’ve been asked by several reporters over the last few weeks whether the iPhone 6 will have an NFC chip, potentially for payments. Today I want to explore that particular opportunity a little more. The current state of mobile…
  • A Greeting From the Past

    Steve Wildstrom
    20 Aug 2014 | 12:53 pm
    Last spring, after surgery for removal of a brain tumor, I thought I’d be back after a couple of months of recovery. The process however turned out to be much slower and more complex than I expected — to the point where I am still suffering from a number of problems. I’m still not ready to return, but let me bring you up to date on progress. The good news is there has been significant physical progress, especially in recent weeks. I’m now getting around a lot better and am even about to make my first brief out of town weekend trip. I’ve especially made progress…
  • Analyzing the Surface Pro 3

    Ben Bajarin
    20 Aug 2014 | 1:49 am
    I’ve spent the past week with a Surface Pro 3. I’ve used every previous version of Surface and given what the promise of a 2-in-1 PC was supposed to be, the Surface Pro 3 is the closest yet to fulfilling that promise. I was very harsh on the original Surface and, while my overall thesis (which we will get to) on the 2-in-1 PC form factor has not changed, my stance on the Surface itself has softened. Don’t consider this a review of the Surface Pro 3. There are many good reviews of the Surface Pro 3 and serious buyers should read those as well. I’d like to do a more…
 
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    Notebooks.com

  • HP Slatebook 14: Can Android on a Laptop Work?

    Kevin Purcell
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:49 am
    HP Slatebook 14: Can Android on a Laptop Work? is a post by Kevin Purcell from Notebooks.com. The HP Slatebook 14 seems like a great idea. It’s an Android powered laptop with nice hardware for... This is a summary. Please visit Notebooks.com for the full article.
  • Acer Chromebook 13 with NVIDIA Tegra K1 Processor and 1080p Launches

    Kevin Purcell
    20 Aug 2014 | 9:35 am
    Acer Chromebook 13 with NVIDIA Tegra K1 Processor and 1080p Launches is a post by Kevin Purcell from Notebooks.com. Acer and NVIDIA teamed up to finally give Chromebook fans what they want: a... This is a summary. Please visit Notebooks.com for the full article.
  • 8 Awesome Accessories for Back to School

    Kevin Purcell
    9 Aug 2014 | 9:33 am
    8 Awesome Accessories for Back to School is a post by Kevin Purcell from Notebooks.com. As students get ready for going back to school soon, they should consider bringing along some accessories to... This is a summary. Please visit Notebooks.com for the full article.
  • 10 Best Back to School Notebooks for Every Price Point

    Kevin Purcell
    2 Aug 2014 | 9:41 am
    10 Best Back to School Notebooks for Every Price Point is a post by Kevin Purcell from Notebooks.com. As students head back to school this month, most will tote a notebook computer. Here are 10... This is a summary. Please visit Notebooks.com for the full article.
  • Lenovo Y50 Touch Review

    Travis Pope
    26 Jul 2014 | 12:19 pm
    Lenovo Y50 Touch Review is a post by Travis Pope from Notebooks.com. The Lenovo Y50 Touch  is a strange beast. All at once, the laptop is meant to straddle the dividing line between two worlds and... This is a summary. Please visit Notebooks.com for the full article.
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    Tech Talk

  • TECH TALK

    21 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    SoundCloud, which is like a YouTube for audio files, is introducing a program to pay artists who upload their own music or other sound files. The story is today's TECH TALK. (Magid, self-ID)
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    20 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Uber, that car service that's disrupting the taxi industry, is experimenting with product delivery. The story is today's TECH TALK. (Magid, self-ID)
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    19 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    While technology in cars can lead to distracted driving, it can also make cars safer. Today, TECH TALK takes a look at collision avoidance systems. (Magid, self-ID)
  • TECH TALK

    18 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    As tensions mount in Ferguson, Missouri around police-community relations, a group of teens from Georgia have created an app that lets communities around the country rate their police departments. It's called Five-0, a name inspired from the TV show. The story is today's TECH TALK. (Magid, self-ID)
  • TECH TALK

    17 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    A web service called GoAnimate can turn almost anyone into an animator.The story is today's TECH TALK. (Magid, self-ID)
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    TechCrunch

  • Plan B Uses Old Printer Parts To Create Detailed 3D Models

    John Biggs
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:38 pm
     If you’re bored this weekend, go ahead and tear apart your old inkjet printer and grab a few pieces of aluminum. Then head over to Yvo de Haas’ website and get cracking. His new project, called Plan B, is an open source 3D printer that lets you print solid plastic objects by binding a thin layer of plastic powder with an old printer head. How does it work? Well the Plan B is a… Read More
  • Airbnb Hands Over Data About 124 Hosts To The NY Attorney General

    Ryan Lawler
    22 Aug 2014 | 5:20 pm
     In the latest exchange between Airbnb and the NY Attorney General’s office, the peer-to-peer lodgings marketplace has agreed to hand over “unredacted, personal information” on 124 of its past and present hosts. The news follows a long-running back-and-forth between Airbnb and the Attorney General, which has been seeking to crack down on illegal hotel operations in the state. Read More
  • Most U.S. Businesses Don’t Know They Were Caught Up In Massive Cyberattack

    Cat Zakrzewski
    22 Aug 2014 | 5:17 pm
     Is your payment information safe? It’s hard to know, considering many companies hit by the same cyberattack that hit Target don’t even know it. According to a New York Times report published Friday, more than 1,000 businesses, including Supervalu and United Postal Service (UPS), were caught up in a breach affecting in-store cash register systems. The Department of Homeland… Read More
  • Microsoft Research Shows Off “DeLorean,” Its Tech For Building A Lag-Free Cloud Gaming Service

    Kyle Russell
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:27 pm
     When looking to the future of gaming, few concepts get people as excited as the mythical “Netflix for gaming.” It’s a concept that we’ve seen in multiple forms, from OnLive’s early efforts to Sony’s new PlayStation Now service. Read More
  • Announcing The New Convenience Economy Disrupt Panel With Blue Apron’s Matt Salzberg, Good Eggs’ Rob Spiro, And DoorDash’s Tony Xu

    Jordan Crook
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:25 pm
     Convenience is one of those problems that almost any entrepreneur can tackle, whether you are running an expansive business like WunWun’s on-demand delivery for everything, or running a specifically tailored business like YourMechanic. But some entrepreneurs are looking at the problem of convenience and pairing it with universal needs. With that in mind, I’d like to introduce some… Read More
 
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    Mobile and Social Media

  • How and Why to Interview Superstars with Twitter and Google+

    hilzfuld
    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

    hilzfuld
    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

    hilzfuld
    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…
  • The One Android Flaw that Kept me on iPhone but Is Now Fixed in Android L

    hilzfuld
    3 Jul 2014 | 6:58 am
    By: Hillel Fuld (@hilzfuld) Listen, I have no intention of starting an iOS vs Android debate here so if that is why you opened this article, allow me to introduce you to the little X in the corner… I use an iPhone 5S as my daily phone and until recently, there was no way I was going to replace that with an Android device. Yes, I am fully aware that some of the newer Android flagship devices are more impressive than the iPhone, in both personality and looks, but for me, despite many MANY attempts, I stuck with iPhone. I have played with the Nexus 5. I have even played with the HTC M8.
  • How Favoriting a Tweet Has Replaced Retweeting as the Most Powerful Marketing Tool on Twitter

    hilzfuld
    25 Jun 2014 | 3:26 am
    By: Hillel Fuld (@hilzfuld) Ok, I agree. Even I rolled my eyes after reading my own title. Sounds like another silly Twitter post trying to tell me that something as simple and trivial as a Twitter favorite is really a secret marketing tool. Sounds crazy, I know. I hope you change your mind after hearing me out. Allow me to begin my opening statements with a question. What, in your opinion, is the difference between sales and marketing? After all, both sales and marketing have the same ultimate goal, to encourage you to buy/use/adopt a product/concept/service, right? I mean if marketing does…
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    Mashable

  • What's the Best Music Video of the Year? 5 Critics Pick Their Favorite

    Brian Anthony Hernandez
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:11 pm
    LOS ANGELES — The MTV VMAs Video of the Year crown has been placed on some stellar heads over the past three decades. Peter Gabriel's "Sledgehammer," Sinéad O'Connor's "Nothing Compares 2 U," Pearl Jam's "Jeremy," TLC's "Waterfall," Beyoncé's "Single Ladies" and Rihanna's "We Found Love" are among the category's royalty. This year's Video of the Year nominees, vying to become the next king or queen of the video kingdom, are Beyoncé, Pharrell Williams, Miley Cyrus, Sia and Iggy Azalea See also: Music Memories: What the VMAs Looked Like in 1984, 1994 and 2004 Here five…
  • Electronic Skin Could Help Airplanes 'Feel '

    Katie Nelson
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:03 pm
    Concerns about airplane safety are are at a fever pitch thanks to the very visible nature of plane crashes in the past year. But as the perceived need for better danger detectors rises, so does the level of creativity used in addressing potential issues. British aerospace company BAE Systems is designing a "skin" for airplanes that can detect damage and other environmental changes to the plane, helping to diagnose potential issues before they spiral out of control See also: 12 Everyday Items Get the High-Tech Treatment "The idea is to make platforms ‘feel’ using a skin of sensors…
  • Catch Up On 'Doctor Who' Just in Time for Season 8

    Andrea Romano
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:14 pm
    Matt Smith's run as the Doctor in British science fiction show Doctor Who was sensational — but all those details can tie a wibbly-wobbly, timey-whimey knot in your brain. YouTube users The Fine Brothers revisit the Eleventh Doctor's antics from Seasons 6 and 7 in a nine-minute, single take recap of Doctor Who, just in time for the new season premiere — and Twelfth Doctor Peter Capaldi's debut — on August 23rd See also: Don't Know What to Expect From 'Doctor Who'? Neither Does the Doctor Careful if you haven't watched any of these episodes — this video contains…
  • SpaceX Rocket Malfunctions, Then Explodes Over Texas

    Katie Sola
    22 Aug 2014 | 6:17 pm
    A SpaceX Falcon 9R rocket exploded mid-flight over McGregor, Texas, early evening Friday. The rocket destroyed itself after detecting an internal fault, SpaceX said. "During the flight, an anomaly was detected in the vehicle and the flight termination system automatically terminated the mission," the private space flight company said in a statement. See also: Elon Musk Just Unveiled SpaceX 2.0 The exploded rocket was a Falcon 9R, the model that successfully delivered the Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station in 2012 Space X's rocket falling out of the sky in pieces!!
  • Apple Pulls Secret App in Brazil After Judge's Request

    Katie Nelson
    22 Aug 2014 | 5:40 pm
    Days after a Brazilian judge requested in a preliminary injunction that the Secret app be removed from the Apple App Store and Google Play store, Apple has removed the virtual confession forum from the App Store in Brazil. Secret is an app that allows users to anonymously share their most intimate confessions with other people browsing the app. Paulo Cesar de Carvalho, the presiding judge, argued that the app is an agent of online bullying and therefore detrimental to the public. He ordered that the app be removed from both Apple's and Google's app stores within 10 days (starting on…
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    Techdirt

  • Crime And Punishment? 33 Months In Jail For Filming And Uploading Fast & Furious 6

    Mike Masnick
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:39 pm
    As a whole bunch of folks sent in, over in the UK, a guy named Philip Danks has been sentenced to 33 months in prison for camcording Fast and Furious 6 and then uploading it to the internet. As is all too often the case, the UK authorities more or less let the movie industry, in the form of FACT (the Federation Against Copyright Theft) run the entire investigation. FACT employees were involved in all facets, including controlling most of the interview after Danks was detained. If that seems... questionable, you have a point. As TorrentFreak now notes, while 33 months may seem extreme, part of…
  • James Clapper's Office Declassifies Another Set Of Fully-Redacted Pages

    Tim Cushing
    22 Aug 2014 | 6:08 pm
    The ODNI continues to comply with court orders from FOIA lawsuits but its compliance is in letter only. Declassifying documents the way the ODNI does isn't helping further the debate on privacy vs. security or making the government's arguments for surveillance dragnets any more clear. Two more documents were released late Friday, with one of them being more about what it doesn't include than what it does and the other potentially leading to irreversible eye damage. First up, the FBI's report on the maintenance and use of [REDACTED] databases. About the only thing surviving the redaction knife…
  • DailyDirt: Butter. Mmm. Butter.

    Michael Ho
    22 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Butter is an awesome addition to nearly any breakfast food (except for cereal, but who knows, have you tried it on cereal?). One of the only problems with butter is that sometimes it's not as spreadable as you'd like it to be. Sure, you can buy special tubs of butter-like substances that are more spreadable, but sometimes you just want a cold pat of real butter on your toast. Here are a few suggestions that could make your life with butter everything you've ever dreamed. Some folks adamantly recommend that everyone should NOT store their butter in a refrigerator. Room temperature butter is…
  • The FBI's Criminal Database Is Filling Up With Non-Criminals And No One In Law Enforcement Seems To Care

    Tim Cushing
    22 Aug 2014 | 3:12 pm
    America has long held the position as the world's foremost imprisoner of its own citizens. Around 2 million people are incarcerated in America, giving us nearly one-fourth of the world's total prison population. Spending any length of time in prison is a good way to destroy your future. But even if you never spend a day inside -- or even end up facing charges -- there's a good chance you'll still be facing a bleak future should you ever have the misfortune to be booked. Over the past 20 years, authorities have made more than a quarter of a billion arrests, the Federal Bureau of Investigation…
  • Judge Kozinski Calls Out Former FISC Judge John Bates For Claiming To Speak For The Entire Judicial Branch

    Tim Cushing
    22 Aug 2014 | 1:49 pm
    A few weeks ago, former FISC judge John Bates (now helming the Administrative Office of the US Courts) sent a letter to the intelligence oversight committees arguing that the Senate's USA Freedom Act would do too much damage to the NSA and the FISA Court. Bates feels the toothless bill passed by the House would be a much better fit for the FISA Court. In particular, Bates raised several not very convincing arguments against the appointment of an advocate to act on behalf of the surveilled, thus turning this secret court into something more adversarial. Steve Vladeck of Just Security noted a…
 
 
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    Digital Trends

  • Viddit for Chromecast brings all your favorite Reddit videos to the big screen

    Ryan Waniata
    22 Aug 2014 | 5:36 pm
    If you're a fan of Reddit, get ready to be happy. A new app allows Android users to put a roving stream of their favorite videos from subreddits on their TV via Chromecast. The post Viddit for Chromecast brings all your favorite Reddit videos to the big screen appeared first on Digital Trends.
  • DT Giveaway: Win a Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi smart scale

    Jeffrey Van Camp
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:36 pm
    We have a Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale to give away. Do you want it? Do you need some app-level motivation to shed those pounds? If so, enter our contest to win. The post DT Giveaway: Win a Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi smart scale appeared first on Digital Trends.
  • Zipbuds’ new Slide earbuds promise to terminate your tangling woes

    Ryan Waniata
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:36 pm
    Zipbuds' latest creation is a new take on eliminating headphone cable tangling. The Slide use proprietary technology to merge and separate by sliding a small knob up and down along the top fork. The headphones are about halfway to their Kickstarter goal. The post Zipbuds’ new Slide earbuds promise to terminate your tangling woes appeared first on Digital Trends.
  • Cricket Wireless tries to attract T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers with $100 bill credit

    Williams Pelegrin
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:29 pm
    Cricket Wireless, AT&T's no-contract subsidiary, will run a promotion that will offer $100 bill credit to T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers who make the switch. The promotion starts on August 24 and ends on October 19. The post Cricket Wireless tries to attract T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers with $100 bill credit appeared first on Digital Trends.
  • Google has already taken down hundreds of Swing Copters clones

    Williams Pelegrin
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:20 pm
    Google has reportedly removed hundreds of clones of Swing Copters, Dong Nguyen's follow-up to Flappy Bird. The clones prevented the original game from becoming the top search result for "Swing Copters." The post Google has already taken down hundreds of Swing Copters clones appeared first on Digital Trends.
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    Lifehacker

  • How Turning My To-Dos Into a Story Boosted My Memory and Motivation

    Thorin Klosowski
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:45 pm
    We all create stories to explain what happens in a day. A story is a tool to help us make sense of the world. But what about the future? What would happen if you turned your to-do list into a story as a rehearsal for the next day? Personally, it's helped me not just Get Things Done, but also boosted my memory so that I've been able to ditch complicated to-do lists and schedules for good.Read more...
  • Break In a Baseball Cap by Wearing It in the Shower

    Patrick Allan
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm
    Whether it's a new team cap, brand cap, or a cap you got from that conference you went to that one time—it's yours and you want it to fit just right. You can speed up the breaking in process by wearing it in the shower.Read more...
  • iPhone 5 Battery Letting You Down? Apple Might Replace It—For Free

    Eric Limer on Gizmodo, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker
    22 Aug 2014 | 3:31 pm
    If your iPhone 5's battery just doesn't have the kick that it feels like it should, you might be able to get a new one for free. Apple has found that an apparently small batch of iPhone 5s (not the S or C) that "may suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently." You can check if yours is included by entering its serial on Apple's website, and get a replacement if it is.Read more...
  • Plan Your Kid's Outfits Ahead of Time with Printable Daily Dividers

    Patrick Allan
    22 Aug 2014 | 3:00 pm
    Getting all of your kids out the door in the morning can be hectic. Save some time in the morning by having your kid's outfits planned ahead of time and organized with these dividers.Read more...
  • Download the New Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition Core Rule Set for Free

    Patrick Allan
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:30 pm
    Whether you're an avid player who's been in the game for years, or curious to see what Dungeons & Dragons is all about, Wizards of the Coast is offering everything you need to start playing for free.Read more...
 
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    Gigaom

  • SpaceX rocket explodes during failed test

    Signe Brewster
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:06 pm
    A SpaceX F9R rocket exploded during a test over Texas today after an anomaly was detected. The rocket’s software automatically blew up the ship, preventing it from leaving the test area. “Today’s test was particularly complex, pushing the limits of the vehicle further than any previous […] SpaceX rocket explodes during failed test originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….
  • I tried a virtual reality treadmill, and it was OK

    Signe Brewster
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:50 pm
    Everyone's first instinct when they strap on an Oculus Rift is to walk around. Austrian startup Cyberith's Virtualizer is an interesting way to recreate walking, but it wasn't perfect for me. I tried a virtual reality treadmill, and it was OK originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….
  • Look out, hosts: Airbnb is turning over names to the New York authorities

    Jeff John Roberts
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:49 pm
    Have you been renting out multiple apartments on Airbnb? If you live in New York, you could be in trouble as the company has finally agreed to hand over names to the Attorney General. Look out, hosts: Airbnb is turning over names to the New York authorities originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….
  • Ralph Lauren taps OMsignal for sleek, connected shirts at the U.S. Open

    Stacey Higginbotham
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:31 pm
    Technology and fashion don't often come together in elegant ways, but a collaboration between Ralph Lauren and smart clothing maker OMsignal aims to take wearable devices beyond fitness trackers and smart watches. Ralph Lauren taps OMsignal for sleek, connected shirts at the U.S. Open originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….
  • Reddit just got Chromecast support, thanks to a new Android app called Viddit

    Janko Roettgers
    22 Aug 2014 | 3:27 pm
    This is neat: A new free Android app called Viddit makes it possible to beam videos found on Reddit straight to any Chromecast-equipped TV. The app, which doesn’t require any type of registration, casts a continuous stream of videos from any Subreddit, with the ability to […] Reddit just got Chromecast support, thanks to a new Android app called Viddit originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….
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    Gizmodo

  • Watch an artist paint a dragon with just one brush stroke

    Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo
    22 Aug 2014 | 10:18 pm
    One stroke painting is such an impressive skill that it's unbelievable even when you see it happen. These artists from Kousyuuya in Nikko, Japan have been mastering their craft for over four generations. The amount of detail they can put out with one stroke is just unreal.Read more...
  • SpaceX rocket exploded in the air during a test launch

    Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:05 pm
    Well, that's not supposed to happen. A SpaceX rocket exploded during a test flight in Texas earlier today. This was the second test for the three engine version of SpaceX's reusable Falcon 9 rocket. There were no injuries. Read more...
  • Here's a 4K time lapse of a spaceship burning up in the atmosphere

    Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo
    22 Aug 2014 | 5:46 pm
    We saw the stunning crystal clear photo, so now here's a 4K time lapse of Orbital's Cygnus cargo ship burning up in a beautiful fiery streak as it re-enters our atmosphere. The footage was shot from the ISS by German astronaut Alexander Gerst.Read more...
  • Here's a 4K time lapse of a spaceship burning up in the atmosphere

    Casey Chan
    22 Aug 2014 | 5:41 pm
    We saw the stunning crystal clear photo, so now here's a 4K time lapse of Orbital's Cygnus cargo ship burning up in a beautiful fiery streak as it re-enters our atmosphere. The footage was shot from the ISS by German astronaut Alexander Gerst.Read more...
  • Watch This Documentary And Remember Why SeaWorld Sucks

    Alissa Walker
    22 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm
    SeaWorld is back in the news in a big way this week. First, the park announced an ill-timed, controversial expansion . Then, someone finally claimed responsibility for a highly-visible protest against the park back in May which changed the freeway signage to "Sea World SUCKS."Read more...
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  • Sony is shutting down PlayStation Home in Japan

    Sean Buckley
    22 Aug 2014 | 9:08 pm
    Can you remember the last time you logged into PlayStation Home? Neither can anybody in Japan, apparently. According to a statement released on the Japanese website, the 3D social space will permanently close in March of next year. Sony didn't give a...
  • Chromecast software vulnerability paves way for another root exploit

    Mariella Moon
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:40 pm
    Google regularly rolls out Chromecast updates that plug up previous root-friendly exploits, but there's a new method you can use if you want complete control over your streaming device. A group of hardware hackers (fail0verflow, Team Eureka and...
  • SpaceX rocket malfunctions and explodes during 'complex' test

    Chris Velazco
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:57 pm
    No one ever said rebooting spaceflight was going to be easy. The SpaceX team might know that better than anyone, especially on a night like this: one of the company's experimental F9R rockets malfunctioned in a test flight over McGregor, Texas and...
  • New York Attorney General asks Airbnb to hand over 124 hosts' personal data

    Mariella Moon
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:42 pm
    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is not done scrutinizing Airbnb's and its hosts' business practices just yet. He's now asked the company to hand over full, unredacted personal information on 124 hosts in the state, months after receiving...
  • New wearable wants to help you run better, smarter and safer

    Edgar Alvarez
    22 Aug 2014 | 6:53 pm
    As great as running is for your health, it can also cause you some pain if not done properly -- like a lot of things in life, overdoing it could turn out unwanted results (hello, shin splints). Thankfully, there's a new Kickstarter project which is...
 
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    TechCrunch » Gadgets

  • This New Card Skimmer Is Almost As Thin As A Credit Card

    John Biggs
    22 Aug 2014 | 1:24 pm
     Good old Brian Krebs has the scoop on a new card skimmer found in Europe. How is it different? It literally fits right into the card slot of any ATM, essentially allowing unfettered access to cards as they slide through. Add in a tiny camera and you’ve got a complete card cloning system. The skimmer is powered by a simple watch battery and uses a very small PCB and magnetic strip reader… Read More
  • Engineers Build A 3D Printing OS For All Printers Everywhere

    John Biggs
    22 Aug 2014 | 12:48 pm
     If you’ve used any 3D printers over the past year or so, you’ll notice one thing: fragmentation. A few use open source apps (which are abysmal) and many use homebrew solutions which range from amazing to “meh.” Now a group of engineers wants to create a standardized, usable OS for all 3D printers, ensuring that any time you click a button to print a 3D model… Read More
  • Google Acquires Gecko, Which Did Mechanical Design For The Original FitBit

    Darrell Etherington
    22 Aug 2014 | 12:43 pm
     Google has acquired Gecko Design, a firm operating out of Los Gatos, California, to help with its Google X special projects laboratory. The acquired company has done design work for a number of high-profile clients, including Aliph (Jawbone), Dell, HP, Slingmedia, OLPC and FitBit. It did all of the mechanical design work behind the original activity tracker FitBit debuted at TechCrunch50 in… Read More
  • TechCrunch Giveaway: Canon EOS T3i Kit And NeroTrigger

    Anna Escher
    22 Aug 2014 | 10:40 am
     One of you will be the lucky winner of a Canon EOS T3i kit paired with a NeroTrigger. The Canon EOS Rebel is a digital SLR camera, and is accompanied by an accessory kit that includes three lenses, a camcorder and a 59″ lightweight tripod – among other accessories. Read More
  • This Robot Butler Tried To Get Me Drunk

    Alex Wilhelm
    21 Aug 2014 | 2:12 pm
     The merry TechCrunch band took a trip to Cupertino this week to kick it with a small robot called Botlr made by robotics startup Savioke. The little android, outfitted with a fancy collar and racing stripes, brings small items from the front desk of the Aloft hotel, to the rooms of customers. The cute R2 can handle elevators on its own, and scoots along at around one to two miles per hour. Read More
 
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  • Cricket Offers $100 To T-Mobile & MetroPCS Customers To Switch Carriers

    Tyler Lee
    22 Aug 2014 | 6:49 pm
    There was one point in time where AT&T and T-Mobile had a great relationship, which was a few years ago when both companies agreed to merge with one another. However due to regulatory disapproval, that deal never happened. Instead AT&T was forced to pay T-Mobile a breakup fee amongst other things. From there on, their relationship has gone down hill. Now it looks like AT&T’s pre-paid carrier, Cricket Wireless, has taken jabs at T-Mobile too. In a recent promotion that Cricket Wireless launched, they are targeting T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers by offering them a $100 credit…
  • Alleged Moto X+1, New Moto G Specs Revealed By Retailer

    Tyler Lee
    22 Aug 2014 | 6:49 pm
    The Moto X+1 has been talked about for quite a while now and is expected by many to be the successor to the Moto X from 2013. Recently thanks to a parting gift from famed leaker @evleaks, we caught a glimpse of the handset’s press rendering and now thanks to Brazilian online retailer Livaria Logos (via Droid-Life), the specs of the upcoming handset and the new Moto G have been revealed. Now why should we believe a retailer’s specs, you ask? Well for starters, Livaria Logos was responsible for revealing the accurate Moto E specs ahead of its announcement, so there is a good chance that the…
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Teaser Video Released

    Tyler Lee
    22 Aug 2014 | 6:47 pm
    Come 3rd of September, there is a very good chance that Samsung will be taking the wraps off the Galaxy Note 4. Given Samsung’s history of unveiling Galaxy Note devices at IFA 2014, we guess it makes sense that Samsung will be taking this opportunity to reveal their latest handset, and thanks to a recent teaser video by Samsung, we guess it’s all but confirmed. The South Korean tech giant has recently released a teaser video which seems to be dropping hints about the Galaxy Note 4 all over the place. The video has been titled “Ready to Note?” and even mentions “Your Note for…
  • HTC Tablet Certified By WiFi Alliance

    Tyler Lee
    22 Aug 2014 | 6:09 pm
    It has been several years since HTC had released a tablet, but if the rumors are to be believed all of that could change in 2014. According to reports, HTC is apparently set to release the Nexus 9 tablet and if recent photos are proof, we could have caught our first glimpse of it. Now we know some of you guys are understandably skeptical, and we are too ourselves. However according to a recent sighting on the WiFi Alliance website, it seems that we have pretty solid evidence that a HTC tablet does exist, although to be fair we can’t be 100% certain it is the rumored Nexus 9. As you can see…
  • Project Ara To Get New Rockchip SoC

    Tyler Lee
    22 Aug 2014 | 6:08 pm
    Assuming that everything goes according to plan, there is a good chance that Google could be set to release Project Ara in 2015. Now given that we still have a few more months until 2015, this means that there are probably still plenty of revisions Google could make to Project Ara ahead of its release. Well the good news is that it looks like one of those revisions includes an upgraded processor. In a recent Google+ post, Google announced that they expect to have a prototype unit of Project Ara in 2015 that will come with a new Rockchip CPU. Google’s choice to go with Rockchip has raised a…
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  • EE offering 4G roaming in 14 additional countries

    Seth Fitzgerald
    22 Aug 2014 | 11:15 am
    EE's 4G roaming is expanding to include 14 additional countries, according to a statement from the wireless service provider. 4G roaming for EE customers was first introduced in early 2014, with EE allowing people to travel to France and Spain without having to worry about issues with roaming. Now, the latest expansion allows people to retain their 4G coverage while in Canada, Germany, Italy, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and other nations around the world.Continue reading EE offering 4G roaming in 14 additional countries Related posts: Three expands free international roaming to five new…
  • Moto X+1 press render makes an appearance

    Hammad
    22 Aug 2014 | 11:06 am
    Motorola has scheduled an event on 4th of September where the company is expected to unveil a number of products, including the highly rumored Moto X+1. Recently, the now-retired @evleaks aka Evan Blass has posted a press render of the upcoming Moto X+1. The leaked images also shows the device with a wood back, as well as a Verizon logo on the back suggesting that it will launch on the Big Red.Continue reading Moto X+1 press render makes an appearance Related posts: Moto X+1 press render makes another appearance, protected by a case Leaked: LG G2 Press Render Moto G Forte gets official in…
  • All USB cables are hideous compared to crafted LifeStar

    Stanley Goodner
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:38 am
    To most people, myself included, a USB cable is little more than a mandatory accessory used to power and sync our gadgets. It’s there when you need it, but gets pushed or tucked away once it’s done the job. Few people like having desk clutter, especially when the objects are so mundane. But if you have a few bucks to spend on a little bit of luxury, there are USB cables that can add to your personal style. If a bit of… Continue reading All USB cables are hideous compared to crafted LifeStar Related posts: togoDock controls cables and magnetically mounts iPhone 5 Belkin cases and cables,…
  • Qualcomm planning on strong sales in China

    Seth Fitzgerald
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:21 am
    Christiano Amon, co-president at Qualcomm's chip business, thinks that chip sales will become progressively stronger in China as the country moves towards 4G LTE. Qualcomm is currently having a hard time in the Chinese market, but with LTE adoption on the rise, Qualcomm should stand to benefit. Amon spoke about the company's expansion in China during an interview earlier this week. According to Amon, Qualcomm will be one of the leading chip makers for the Chinese market once people are buying more high-end and LTE devices.Continue reading Qualcomm planning on strong sales in China Related…
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 with Snapdragon 805 and 4G+ to launch in Singapore on August 23rd

    Hammad
    22 Aug 2014 | 6:28 am
    Samsung has already launched the LTE-A version of the Samsung Galaxy S5 in South Korea, but it seems the Korean OEM is going to launch another variant of the flagship device for Singapore. Not too long ago, SingTel is prepping up to launch the world’s first commercial 300mbps LTE Advanced network, along with the availability of the Samsung Galaxy S5 4G+. The smartphone will utilize the fast connection speeds, and will go on sale on August 23rd, the same day when the 4G+ network will be available. Mr Tay Yeow Lian, SingTel’s Managing Director of Networks, said: “From streaming videos to…
 
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  • OS Flaw Leaves Android Wide Open for App Hack Attacks

    Richard Adhikari
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:11 pm
    A flaw in Android's GUI framework let university researchers hack into applications with up to 92 percent success. They tested apps from Gmail, H&R Block, Newegg, WebMD, Chase Bank, Hotels.com and Amazon. "Changes in the shared memory side channel allow an attacker to infer if there is an activity transition going on in the foreground," said researcher Zhiyun Qian, an assistant professor at the University of California at Riverside. "This is a design choice by modern OSes ... . The same attack may work as well [on other mobile OSes]," he added.
  • Security Researchers Lay Bare TSA Body Scanner Flaws

    John P. Mello Jr.
    22 Aug 2014 | 12:06 pm
    The U.S. Transportation Security Administration, part of the Department of Homeland Security, has spent more than a billion dollars on full-body scanners designed to strengthen airport security. It turns out that at least one model of scanner in use for four years -- the Rapiscan Secure 1000 full-body scanner -- easily could have been foiled by a savvy bad actor. In addition, it harbored software flaws that made it vulnerable to cyberattacks. That was the conclusion of nine researchers who presented their findings Thursday at the USENIX security conference in San Diego.
  • 'iWatch' Could Be Late for a Very Important Date

    Chris Maxcer
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:28 am
    There is a chance that Apple may be forced to postpone the launch of the hotly anticipated "iWatch" or health band -- perhaps pushing it back to 2015. Apple apparently is facing wide-ranging production issues involving components, system design, manufacturing, and integration between hardware and software. Holy macaroni. In addition, there have been dozens of rumors surrounding Apple's investment in manufacturing facilities that can produce super-hard sapphire glass.
  • Hack Day Produces Oculix, a Mind-Blowing Trip Through the Netflix Catalog

    Richard Adhikari
    21 Aug 2014 | 6:23 pm
    A team of Netflix programmers merged the company's videos with the virtual reality capability offered by the Oculus Rift headset as a fun project on Netflix Hack Day. The Oculix media app lets users browse a floating 3D Netflix video catalog using head turning movements and hand gestures. Once a selection is made, the user can watch the video in a VR theater setting. "This new user experience is potentially a very compelling differentiator," said Strategy Analytics' Eric Smith.
  • Nook Redux: Is B&N Shooting Itself in the Foot?

    Chris Maxcer
    21 Aug 2014 | 4:23 pm
    After Barnes & Noble bled serious cash trying to create its own Nook e-reading tablets to compete with Amazon's Fire and Apple's iPad -- eventually, scrapping most of the Nook-building unit -- I figured it was pretty much down for the count. The announcement in June of its deal to let Samsung give select tablets the "Nook" brand seemed more like a cry for help them a business decision that had much chance of success. I have to admit that I utterly missed how important this little summertime move really was, and will prove to be.
 
 
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  • No Cyber Experience? Strategy! Um…

    Dave Lewis
    22 Aug 2014 | 9:09 am
    Michael Daniel is the person who is on point for shaping cyber security in the US government. I find it rather disquieting that the White House cyber security coordinator espouses his lack of technical knowledge as a plus. From Gov Security: “Being too down in the weeds at the technical level could actually be a little bit of a distraction,” Daniel, a special assistant to the president, says in an interview with Information Security Media Group. “You can get enamored with the very detailed aspects of some of the technical solutions,” he says. “And, particularly…
  • Weak Passwords: Mel Brooks warned us

    Bill Brenner
    13 Aug 2014 | 6:41 am
    Look back more than 20 years and you’ll find that we were warned about the dangers of weak passwords long before it was much of a thought in anyone’s minds. The warning came from Mel Brooks in a 1980s Star Wars spoof called “Spaceballs.” Observe: Class dismissed. The post Weak Passwords: Mel Brooks warned us appeared first on Liquidmatrix Security Digest.
  • How About an Award for Sleaziest Vendor Booth?

    Bill Brenner
    7 Aug 2014 | 7:50 am
    So here’s an idea… Since many of us are in agreement that security vendors should have booth displays at security cons that reflect the strength of their technology instead of resorting to booth babes and trashy signs, why not do a little something to hold their feet to the fire? Let’s have a contest at each conference for sleaziest booth. The vendor who wins gets a design-to-be-determined award sure to amplify their embarrassment and encourage them to grow up. Thoughts? Update from James: Took a picture of the Fortinet booth babes, posted it to twitter with an unhappy…
  • Black Hat 2014 and Media FUD

    Bill Brenner
    6 Aug 2014 | 6:06 am
    I get it. I really do. I used to be an online journalist, and I know how much pressure there is to bring in page views. I’m sure I’ve even written a few headlines that played up the fear factor to get clicks. I’m human, and humans are often misguided. But if I’ve learned anything, it’s that throwing around words like “terrifying” and “scary” do more harm than good — especially when you’re using them at Black Hat, BSidesLV and DEF CON. Scanning the headlines this morning, I came across this: “Eight Terrifying Things To See…
  • To Those Missing Security Summer Camp

    Bill Brenner
    4 Aug 2014 | 2:09 pm
    I’m seeing a lot of friends online bumming out because they can’t make it to Black Hat, BSidesLV and DEF CON this year. I feel for them. I missed four years in a row — 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 — because of a scheduled family event that landed in the same calendar position as the Vegas events. I don’t regret skipping Vegas those years. Not for a second. In my world family comes first. But I won’t lie. There were points along the way where I got depressed. I love going to security conferences. I like the feeling I get when I’m able to do a lot of writing…
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  • Wearable tech: this shirt lights up in response to music

    Sadie Hale
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:23 am
    New York-based company CRATED has teamed up with BotFactory, a circuitry and electronics start-up, to produce a shirt that incorporates some smart technology, allowing the shirt’s logo to light up in response to audio. The garish garment, named ‘Sync’, features a pulsating LED ‘+’ sign design that changes brightness according to background music – making it great for parties and festivals. What’s more, all this is relatively fuss-free: as stated on CRATED’s website, the shirt ‘responds to audio through a small, insular patch in the…
  • You can now customise an Acura car without leaving Twitter

    Hayley Minn
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:13 am
    Just yesterday we told you that you can watch a TV pilot on Twitter, and now it’s also possible to customise a car, an Acura 2015 TLX performance luxury sedan, to be precise, without leaving the social media website. Using the revamped version of the new Twitter cards, which allow you to add photos, videos and other media, Acura has made it possible for you to choose an engine, what kind of steer you want and an exterior colour. Once your personalised car is complete, you can then tweet it for everyone to see. Michael Accavitti, general manager for Acura, said: “The TLX heralds a new era…
  • Lasers could replace pinpricks for diabetics

    Diane Shipley
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:04 am
    To manage their condition, many diabetics rely on home-testing systems to check their blood sugar levels. This involves pricking a finger to draw blood, which can be painful and isn’t ideal if you’re out and about. Now a team from Princeton University Engineering School has developed a new technique that measures blood sugar using lasers – no needles necessary. In clinical tests, they shot a (harmless) laser at their subjects’ palm, where sugar molecules in the body started to absorb it. This allowed the machine to measure the amount of sugar in the dermal interstitial fluid…
  • Bio-bean is turning coffee grounds into energy and fuel

    Hayley Minn
    22 Aug 2014 | 5:13 am
    When thinking of coffee shop waste, we always tend to think of piles and piles of cups, but the average coffee shop throws out around 22 pounds of coffee grounds a day too. With so many coffee shops (sometimes three or four all within the same square mile) that adds up to A LOT of coffee, and a new startup is planning on turning that coffee into petrol and heating energy. Founded in coffee-loving London, where it’s currently operating on a small scale, Bio-bean claims to be the first company to industrialise coffee-waste recycling. The company starts by collecting all the waste from coffee…
  • Police could secretly film suspects with special sunglasses

    Sadie Hale
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:59 am
    Police could soon be able to take covert photographs and videos of suspects, with the upcoming release of these sunglasses from Canadian wearable tech company Recon. The Recon Jet is being released this autumn, and in this video, it’s clear to see that the product has been designed with sportspeople in mind – however, the company has announced that it plans to extend beyond this and partner with Motorola to design a ‘Smart Policing’ platform. The tech-specs have a range of impressive in-built features, such as GPS, smartphone connectivity, HD camera, polarized…
 
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  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha UK release and pre-order details announced

    James O'Malley
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:39 am
    Samsung has announced that the Galaxy Alpha will be available for pre-order in the UK from August 28th (that’s a week today) and will be on sale generally from September 12th. Pre-orders will be available from the Samsung e-store and “select partners”, and the shop release will actually be slightly staggered: With Samsung “Experience Stores” and the Samsung Store at Westfield Stratford City selling the phone from the 10th September – with the likes of Carphone Warehouse and Phones4U having to wait until the 12th. The Galaxy Alpha is positioned at the…
  • GoFundMe’s Ferguson controversy raises more questions about the limits of internet speech

    James O'Malley
    22 Aug 2014 | 6:35 am
    Over $200,000 has been raised on crowdfunding platform GoFundMe in support of Officer Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot Michael Brown, which has led to the widespread and well publicised unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. The fund was started on August 17th and apparently the proceeds will go to Wilson and his family to pay legal fees and “any financial needs they may have”. As you might imagine this has proved, umm, controversial to say the least given that the Officer killed an unarmed teenager in a situation loaded with racial tension. By comparison, a campaign on the same…
  • Now Twitter can make you paranoid about flooding

    James O'Malley
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:22 am
    A new website has launched that lets you browse through over 2000 river gauges that are connected to the internet – so you know how much to worry about flooding. Isn’t the Internet of Things great? Now we can get near real time river data on loads of places – and GaugeMap will put it into context, flagging up whether the current water level is above or below typical level, and whether it is at risk of flooding. The website has been made by possible by the launch of the Environment Agency’s APIs – which lets developers access the underlying data, so they can do…
  • WATCH: The science behind the Ice Bucket Challenge

    James O'Malley
    22 Aug 2014 | 3:50 am
    We’ve spent the last couple of weeks watching videos of famous people dunking a bucket of ice water over themselves for charity – but what actually happens to their bodies when they do it? Paolo Viscardi is a curator at the Horniman Museum in London, and was responsible for the “Extremes” exhibition. He’s posted this video to YouTube explaining what happens – before taking part in the challenge himself. Brilliant. If you’re a fan of Paolo getting cold, check out this video from earlier in the year when he took a trip to London’s temporary ice…
  • Monkey does not own selfie, rules US Copyright Office

    Stuart O'Connor
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:39 am
    The US Copyright Office has settled the recent debate over the so-called monkey selfie, declaring in updated rules that material produced by an animal can’t be registered. “The Office will not register works produced by nature, animals or plants,” the office, which operates under the US Library of Congress, wrote in a recent update to its regulations. “Likewise, the office cannot register a work purportedly created by divine or supernatural beings, although the office may register a work where the application or the deposit copy(ies) state that the work was inspired by…
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  • 4 Ways to Protect Yourself from Smartphone Theft

    Andru Edwards
    17 Aug 2014 | 8:07 pm
    As we mentioned last week, we're celebrating Device Theft Awareness Month in conjunction with Absolute LoJack. We gave you a rundown of just how big a problem device theft is nowadays, with over 3 million people becoming victims of smartphone theft just last year alone. It's a growing problem that you can protect yourself from, and this week we wanted to share three tips that you can do to avoid permanently losing your device or data in the event of loss. 1. Create a passcode for your device. This is a simple method of protecting the data that lives on your device in the event of…
  • Deal of the Day: 40% off Air-Fi Metro2 Bluetooth headphones

    Andru Edwards
    15 Aug 2014 | 6:59 pm
    Today in the Gear Live Deals Shop we've got 40% off the Air-Fi Metro2 Bluetooth headset as our Deal of the Day. This pair of noise-isolating buds stream music and calls wirelessly from your smartphone, tablet, or other Bluetooth device. They're lightweight and have an ergonomic fit to maximize comfort during long listening sessions. Outside noise is blocked, and AptX means you get HD audio support. Instead of paying the full price of $100, today they're just $59.99. Save 40% on the Air-Fi Metro2 Bluetooth headset Don’t forget, if you’re looking for…
  • EA Access now open to all Xbox One owners

    Andru Edwards
    12 Aug 2014 | 4:38 pm
    EA Access, the new subscription gaming service from EA, is now available to Xbox One console owners. Just log in and download the EA Access app, and you'll have unlimited access to a select grouping of EA titles for $4.99 per month, or $29.99 per year. The service launches with FIFA 14, Madden NFL 25, Battlefield 4, and Peggle 2. The company says there is more to come, and that one a game is added to the Vault, it stays there. So, for your money, you get unlimited access to a growing list of EA games. Additionally, EA Access members get 10% off on EA digital purchases on Xbox One.
  • Deal of the Day: 57% off BACtrack S35 Breathalyzer

    Andru Edwards
    8 Aug 2014 | 11:21 pm
    Today in the Gear Live Deals Shop we're hooking you up with an awesome 57% discount on the BACtrack S35 Breathalyzer. This Deal of the Day is a portable breathalyzer that you can keep on your keychain to have with you anytime you need it. Now you have a way to seeing what your blood alcohol content happens to be after happy hour or a night out, allowing you to make a much more informed decision about what to do next. Goodbye DUIs. Typically selling for $70, this deal gets it to you for $29.99 with free shipping. Here's a list of the top features of the BACtrack…
  • Kicking off Device Theft Awareness Month with #AbsoluteUncovered

    Andru Edwards
    8 Aug 2014 | 5:08 pm
    A few weeks ago we talked about what what you can do to protect yourself in the event that your smartphone, tablet, or laptop gets lost or stolen. We even took a 24-hour #DigitallyDark challenge where we gave up our smartphones for 24 hours to see how it would feel. Well, August is Device Theft Awareness Month, and we wanna talk more about what you can do if you find that you're one of over 3.1 million Americans who'll likely fall victim to smartphone theft this year. A staggering 1.4 million people who lost their devices in 2013 never got them back--that is 4.5 million lost and…
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  • Microsoft announce preview of DocumentDB & Azure Search

    Vijay
    21 Aug 2014 | 9:57 pm
    Many applications use search as the primary interaction pattern for their users. Azure Search is a search-as-a-service solution that allows developers and cloud architects to embed a sophisticated search experience into web and mobile applications without having to worry about the complexities of full-text search and without having to deploy, maintain, or manage any infrastructure. With Azure Search, a developer can enable the power of searching data in their application, reduce the complexity around managing and tuning a search index, and get up and running quickly using familiar interfaces…
  • Alcatel OneTouch launch Idol Series and Hero smartphones

    Vijay
    21 Aug 2014 | 9:32 am
    Alcatel One Touch, a brand of TCL Communication and one of the top ten mobile phone manufacturing company in the world, today launched a new series of smartphones for its customers in India with a focus on south and west regions. The launch announced smartphones in two series; Idol and Hero. The two series consist of smartphones in the mid and high range and are targeted at consumers across various age groups. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Steven Zhao, Country Manager APAC – India Business Unit said, “We are delighted to launch our series of smartphones specially designed to cater to the…
  • Security and threat information exchange: Microsoft Interflow

    Vijay
    21 Aug 2014 | 2:57 am
    Today, Microsoft announced the private preview of Microsoft Interflow, a security and threat information exchange platform for analysts and researchers working in cybersecurity. Interflow uses industry specifications to create an automated, machine-readable feed of threat and security information that can be shared across industries and groups in near real-time. The goal of the platform is to help security professionals respond more quickly to threats. It will also help reduce cost of defense by automating processes that are currently performed manually. Benefits of Microsoft Interflow…
  • Download Mailbox for Mac – Public Beta

    Vijay
    20 Aug 2014 | 5:56 am
    Mailbox announced the public beta of their Mac app yesterday and also launched several new features including draft support and the ability to snooze messages until you get back to your desk. Mailbox has been a popular application to access emails on mobile devices. They are bringing this same interface to desktops too (OS X only). Similar to the the iOS version, Mailbox for Mac maintains a very minimalist look, with lots of white space and neat fonts. It also supports full-screen display for more screen-area and less disturbances. The Mailbox uses your Dropbox (Parent Company –…
  • Shop Pirate: Helps you with Deals and Coupon Codes in India

    Vijay
    13 Aug 2014 | 5:20 am
    There was a time when the ghost of Indian ‘can’t touch, won’t buy’ mentality bugged online retailers. But things seem to be taking a roundabout now. India has finally arrived at the e-commerce scene and how! In 2013 the e-retail segment took a whooping leap of 80% in the overall revenue and it is expected to increase another sevenfold in the next five years. Presently country’s online market-space is worth $3.1 billion annually, which is likely to become $22 Billion by the end of 2020 owing to improvement in internet connectivity, logistics and other infrastructure related…
 
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  • 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…
  • ‡ Apple’s Advantage

    Kyle Baxter
    3 Jun 2014 | 11:57 pm
    Monday’s WWDC Keynote was easily the largest set of changes made to Apple’s platforms since iOS 2 was announced in 2008. The effects of what was announced will be felt and discussed for years to come. There is a lot to think through and write about, which I will be doing in the coming weeks. However, something struck me during the keynote that felt fairly small but, upon thinking about it afterward, I think could end up being important to Apple’s future success. Apple announced further updates to their cloud service where you can save all of the photos and videos you take,…
  • ‡ No Answer

    Kyle Baxter
    31 Mar 2014 | 11:28 pm
    You have all the answers to my questions Even ones I didn’t have Why should I know anything at all? You know everything I need Everything I may need You hold it all for me So I waste no time But still I wonder, why don’t I wonder? Like I did as a kid But no answer
  • Gigafactory

    Kyle Baxter
    4 Mar 2014 | 11:44 pm
    Tesla plans to build a massive new lithium ion factory that would double world production volume. Doing so could dramatically change the car industry: When Tesla first began working on its Model S saloon barely five years ago, lithium-ion batteries were priced at about $1,000 a kilowatt-hour (kWh). Manufacturers are notoriously secretive about pricing details, but industry insiders hint that prices have now slipped to anywhere from $400 to $750 a kWh. Even so, that means the 85 kWh pack in a Model S costs Tesla between $34,000 and $63,750. A study by the Boston Consulting Group projected that…
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  • More details on JOLED, the upcoming new Japanese OLED producer

    oled
    22 Aug 2014 | 5:45 am
    Last month Sony, Japan Display, Panasonic and the INCJ formed a new OLED company called JOLED to focus on medium sized OLEDs. JOLED will be launched in January 2015 and has the potential to become a large OLED player. A few days later, OLEDNet reported that JOLED is likely to choose small-molecules OLEDs, Oxide-TFT backplanes, Sony's Super Top Emission technology and an WRGB pixel architecture. Today I found Sony's original press release (a month late, actually), and there's some interesting information in there. Read more about More details on JOLED, the upcoming new Japanese OLED producer
  • A traditional Korean Hanok house with OLED lighting panels

    oled
    21 Aug 2014 | 11:31 am
    IVAAIU, a Korean architectural design firm has applied OLED lighting panels (made by LG Chem) to a traditional Korean Hanok house. OLEDs were chosen because they offer excellent light quality (no UV, high CRI, no glare) and can be installed while maintaining the buildings as is. LG Chem tells us that they are currently seeking additional partnerships to further demonstrate the benefits that OLED lighting can bring to traditional architecture and heritage projects. It is great to see that OLED lighting can be used in such traditional settings - as it's actually the most natural light source…
  • LG's 55EA9800 curved OLED TV now shipping for $2,799 in the US

    oled
    19 Aug 2014 | 8:51 pm
    It feels like I'm writing the same post over and over again - LG lowers the price of their OLED TV again... Only 7 days ago I posted that LG's 2013 OLED TV model, the 55EA9800 is down to $3,198. And I estimated that it's likely we'll see a 55" OLED TV for less than $3,000 very soon. Well! That did not take long. Amazon is now offering the EA9800 for only $2,799 via online retailer MCMelectronics.LG recently launched their new 2014 55" curved FHD model (the 55EC9300) for $3,499. They probably do not produce the EA9800 no longer, so supply for the older model is probably limited. LG will…
  • Winstar details their PMOLED, flexible OLEDs and OLED lighting developments

    oled
    19 Aug 2014 | 11:37 am
    Winstar, a leading PMOLED producer from Taiwan, hosted a seminar in June 2014, and they gave two OLED lectures - describing their OLED products in the present and the future development expected from Winstar.There's some interesting details in there. First of all, while Winstar is currently producing glass-based PMOLEDs, the company is also developing flexible PMOLED panels. One of the major challenges is encapsulation and Winstar is using ALD technology for this at the moment, developed in collaboration with ITRI.Read more about Winstar details their PMOLED, flexible OLEDs and OLED…
  • LG is developing an Android Wear smartwatch with an OLED display

    oled
    18 Aug 2014 | 4:24 am
    LG announced their first-gen Android Wear smartwatch (the G Watch, which uses an LCD display) in March 2014, and the company is already reportedly getting ready to release the 2nd gen smartwatch next month during the IFA 2014 trade-show.LG G WatchAccording to Korea Times, the new G Watch 2 will adopt an OLED display, produced by LG Display. If this is true, it's highly likely that this is a flexible OLED. After all, LG Display does not produce non-flexible small OLED panels. Read more about LG is developing an Android Wear smartwatch with an OLED display
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    MRAM-Info

  • Avalance Technology announce four additional key MRAM and STT-MRAM patents

    mram
    7 Aug 2014 | 9:18 pm
    Avalanche Technology has been awarded new key patents in the areas of STT-MRAM technology, MRAM integration and manufacturing and perpendicular Magnetic Tunnel Junction (pMTJ) STT-MRAM. This follows eight new key patents awarded to Avalanche since the beginning of 2014.Avalanche (founded in 2006 and based in California, US) developed patented Spin Programmable STT-MRAM (SPMEM) memory that uses a revolutionary proprietary spin current and voltage switching technology. The company wants to license their technology for embedded applications and also build discrete standalone memory devices. In…
  • Everspin ramps up ST-MRAM chips, unveils three new customers

    mram
    7 Aug 2014 | 6:50 am
    Everspin announced the world's first STT-MRAM chip back in 2012, and they started offering it to customers in 2013. So far we only heard of a single product that actually uses those chips: Buffalo Memory's S6C industrial SATA III SSD. Today Everspin announced it is ramping up production, and the company disclosed several new customer and ecosystem relationships.Everspin is collaborating with FPGA leader Altera, and is showcasing three new customers: SMART Modular Technologies, Mobiveil and Mangstor. SMART Modular is demonstrating a PCIe-based, high speed, and persistent FPGA-based memory…
  • Researchers design new multi-bit MRAM storage paradigm

    mram
    24 Jul 2014 | 4:06 am
    Researchers from France's SPINTEC/CEA developed a a new multi-bit MRAM storage paradigm that may enable a large density boost for MRAM devices. The researchers achieved up to 4 bits per cell on 110-nm devices.Multi-bit per cell relies on multiple-voltage levels that correspond to various magnetic configurations. this is readable by key features of the electrical response (extrema points). This research used Crocus' Magnetic Logic Unit (MLU) technology. Crocus is affiliated with SPINTEC. The team now wants to develop a fully functional multi-bit MLU memory product. They also say that…
  • RENs used to create MTJs for MRAM devices

    mram
    19 Jun 2014 | 6:33 am
    Researchers from New Zealand's Victoria University are developing MRAM devices (MTJs) based on rare earth nitrides (RENs). RENs, grown under ulta-high vacuum are both magnetic and semiconducting.The team is basing its work on europium nitride, which is not usually magnetic, but has been "tricked" into behaving like a magnet by being produced with slightly too few nitrogen atoms. Those RENs are grown in France's Centre for Research on Hetero-Epitaxy and Applications.Source: ZDNet
  • Graphene Quantum Dots to enable next-gen flash memory devices

    mram
    19 Jun 2014 | 2:36 am
    One of the problems with flash memory is that it is sensitive to defects. To solve this problem, researchers from Samsung Electronics are developing flash devices based on graphene quantum dots (GQDs). The performance of such a device is promising, with an electron density that is comparable to semiconductor and metal nanocrystal based memories. Those flash memory can also be made flexible and transparent.The researchers used GQDs in three different sizes (6, 12, and 27 nm) between silicon dioxide layers. The memory of the QDs depend on their sizes: the 12 nm dot for example offers the…
 
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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: http://goo.gl/Whh62RUnlimited 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…
  • 10/20/2014 - Creating a Just Culture While Advancing Patient Safety

    20 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am
    Description: This webinar will cover how to advance patient safety in your organization and best practices on how to create a just culture.  Includes time for Q&A session at the conclusion of the presentation.Unlimited 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 so that staff can…
  • 09/22/2014 - Focus on Behavioral Health

    22 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Description: This webinar will focus on the nuances related to creating a safe environment in behavioral health organizations.  Includes time for Q&A session at the conclusion of the presentation.Cost: $225Register online: http://goo.gl/Whh62RUnlimited 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…
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  • How do I install Mavericks on my old Mac?

    Owen Cutajar
    21 Aug 2014 | 10:35 am
    I have an old Mac I’d like to install Mavericks on but I seem to have lost the admin password. How can I do this? Believe it or not, you don’t really need to be an admin to upgrade your Mac OS. However, you do need to boot right into the installer rather than try and launch it from your desktop. You might need a machine you DO have admin access to to create the bootable media, but that’s really all you need. Here’s what you need to do: Before being able to create a bootable OS X installer, you’ll need to do the following first: Use the Mac App Store to download…
  • How do I set up a webcam at home to monitor while I’m out?

    Owen Cutajar
    23 Feb 2014 | 1:22 pm
    I was wondering if it’s possible to set up webcam to monitor my house while I’m out. What’s the best way to do this? There are a couple of options on how to do this. My very first setup, many moons ago, consisted of a laptop with a couple of USB webcams connected to it. I was using software to upload an image to an FTP server every 30 seconds. It did the job, but was a pretty flimsy setup. Today I would recommend an out-of-the-box solution called Watchbot. I have one of these little babies set up at home, and it was a doddle to set up. Here’s a photo of the little…
  • What is Bitcoin?

    Owen Cutajar
    25 Nov 2013 | 4:09 pm
    I keep seeing the word Bitcoin come up in the media and on website. What is this Bitcoin thing all about? Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer digital currency that functions without the intermediation of a central authority. It has been called a cryptocurrency because it is decentralized and uses cryptography to control transactions and prevent double-spending, a problem for digital currencies. Once validated, every individual transaction is permanently recorded in a public ledger known as the blockchain. Payment processing is done by a network of private computers often specially tailored to this…
  • How do I multiply an hourly rate in Excel?

    Owen Cutajar
    1 Oct 2013 | 1:45 pm
    I’m putting together a timesheet in Excel and wanted to multiply my hours by an hourly rate. Ive been messing around for hours and reading up in the help but there’s nothing that suggests how this can be done. What’s the best way to do this? It turns out to be much easier than you think. It’s a great little technique that can be used whether you’re calculating what it costs to sit in McDonalds all day, or playing with pignose amplifiers at guitar center. Here’s what you need to do: First of all, make sure your hours are formatted in a time format. This…
  • How can I host my server farm?

    Owen Cutajar
    4 Sep 2013 | 2:50 pm
    I’ve been playing with Virtual Machines for some time now, and after realising I can host a number a machines on one server I’ve come up with a plan to put all my company’s servers on one box. The tower I bought for my plan isn’t cutting it though, what do you recommend? Putting all your servers on one box is a great plan. It’s definitely more efficient than lots of small servers, both in terms of power and space. However, trying to fit them all on a tower or desktop isn’t the way forward. You need a proper server, located in a proper data centre to ensure…
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    Tech Cocktail

  • Is Your Cloud Data Secure?

    Utkarsh Sahu
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:30 pm
    Canonical, the parent company of Linux operating system Ubuntu, recently discontinued its cloud service Ubuntu One, after coming under some heavy pressure from its competitors. The decision drew ire from many Ubuntu users, and actually sheds some light on the fact that cloud based storage isn’t the final piece of data security puzzle. Imagine if Ubuntu One was the sole player in the cloud storage business, and suddenly you were told to withdraw your data from the servers or it will be removed within a stipulated amount of time. That’s scary, right? Now coming back to the real…
  • Wells Fargo Launches Startup Accelerator to Promote Innovation In Financial Industry

    Camila Souza
    22 Aug 2014 | 3:00 pm
    Wells Fargo announced this week that it will be accepting applications through October from startups to join the new Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator, a semiannual boot camp for innovators whose technology ideas in payments, deposits, fraud, operations and other fields could shape future customer experiences in financial services. The fourth-biggest U.S. bank will make a direct equity investment of $50,000 to $500,000 in each selected company. “For Wells Fargo to work on big ideas and spark innovators inside our organization, we need to expand our access to new ideas at the edges of…
  • Dell Launches a Startup Competition, Winners Pitch Michael Dell

    Will Schmidt
    22 Aug 2014 | 1:30 pm
    This is a sponsored post by Dell, and we would like to thank them for their support! When Dell first founded the Dell Center for Entrepreneurs, it was evident that they wanted to build and sustain a firm commitment to open up their resources to startups and fuel innovation in unprecedented ways. This fall Dell will be hosting the Tech Innovation Day Series to further their mission even more. Focused on three distinct markets – Healthcare and Life Sciences, Education, and the Internet of Things (IOT) – the Tech Innovation Day Series will provide a unique opportunity for startup companies…
  • Somebody Has Built a Fully Functioning 1KB Hard Drive in Minecraft

    Will Schmidt
    22 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    By this point in time I’d be incredibly surprised if you hadn’t heard of the popular game Minecraft. It was created in 2009 by Markus Persson, and avid players of the game have made some awe-inspiring and jaw-dropping creations. Earlier this week CNET reported on a new Minecraft creation sure to wow even the most stalwart haters of the game: a fully functioning 1KB and 4KB hard drive. When I say “fully functioning” here, I really mean it. These two hard drives can actually be imprinted with real data in binary. As the article reads, there’s a resource in the game, redstone, which…
  • How Much Does It Cost to Outsource App Development to India?

    Mehul Rajput
    22 Aug 2014 | 10:30 am
    App entrepreneurs always look to cut down development costs while ensuring quality. When it comes to creating apps, the amount of money to be spent entirely depends on the type of app the developer wants to create. The cost of a simple enterprise app would be much less than a medium enterprise app, whose cost would in turn be less than a complex enterprise app. Building a mobile application mainly involves human capital. If there is a single person working on the app development, the costs are obviously going to be lower. Excluding the costs of the hardware involved in the process of app…
 
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    Reuters Video: Technology

  • Apple iPhone 6 screen hits snag ahead of launch

    22 Aug 2014 | 9:05 am
    Reuters has learned Apple is scrambling to get enough screens ready for the iPhone 6. Sources say it's unclear whether this could delay the launch. Fred Katayama reports.
  • Is it a plane? No, it's a hoverbike

    22 Aug 2014 | 2:15 am
    UK-based Malloy Aeronautics is preparing to test a manned quadcopter capable of out-manouvering a helicopter and presenting a new paradigm for aerial vehicles. A 1/3-sized scale model is already gaining popularity with drone enthusiasts around the world, with the full-sized manned model expected to take flight in the near future. Matthew Stock reports.
  • Patient receives first implant in U.S. to prevent cluster headaches

    20 Aug 2014 | 2:38 pm
    U.S. researchers implant a neurostimulator in a patient's cheek to provide relief from painful cluster headaches. This is the first time the device is being tested in the U.S, and hopes are high that the neurostimulator can short circuit the nerves that cause the debilitating headaches. Sharon Reich reports.
  • Hoverbike aims to take aviation to a new level

    20 Aug 2014 | 10:00 am
    UK-based Malloy Aeronautics is preparing to test a manned quadcopter capable of out-manouvering a helicopter and presenting a new paradigm for aerial vehicles. A 1/3-sized scale model is already gaining popularity with drone enthusiasts around the world, with the full-sized manned model expected to take flight in the near future. Matthew Stock reports.
  • Genetically modified mosquitoes to combat dengue in Brazil

    19 Aug 2014 | 3:27 pm
    A UK-based biotech firm is developing a new weapon to kill off the dengue virus. Researchers in Brazil are producing millions of male mosquitoes genetically modified with a gene that kills off their offspring. The plan is to release the GM males into the wild where they will mate with females who will give birth to mosquitoes that carry a gene that kills them before they reach maturity. The scientist say that if done on a large scale, the dengue-carrying mosquito population could be decimated in a matter of months. Ben Gruber reports.
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    Softpedia News - Technology & Gadgets

  • AMD Leaks Name of Future GPU Architecture: 20nm Faraway Coming in 2015

    Softpedia News (Sebastian Pop)
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:03 am
    Everyone who's been following tech news probably knows that AMD will hold an anniversary webcast tomorrow, during which it will reveal some info about the Tonga-based consumer graphics cards, among other things. Now, though, there's apparently been a leak about the generation of graphics processing units that will follow the Volcanic Islands led by Hawaii. According to a website called CHW.com, Advanced Micro Devices will, in 2015, release the Farway line of GPU. These GPUs will be designed... (read more)
  • ASUS Rolls Outs Firmware Version 5.0.21 for Its MeMO Pad FHD 10 Tablet

    Softpedia News (Iulian Pascal)
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:44 am
    Today, ASUS has rolled out a new firmware build developed for its MeMO Pad FHD 10 tablets, namely version 5.0.21, which consists of several downloadable packages, each compatible with a specific Stock Keeping Unit (SKU) only. Since the producer doesn’t provide any changelog whatsoever, I can only assume that this new release improves the overall system stability and performance. Still, in order to find out what the changes really are, you should apply this software update yourself. To ... (read more)
  • G.Skill Ripjaws 4 DDR4 RAM Formally Released

    Softpedia News (Sebastian Pop)
    22 Aug 2014 | 6:57 am
    Two days ago I wrote about the G.Skill Ripjaws 4 DDR4 memory modules, how they had been put up for pre-order early, and how they had clocks of up to 3 GHz. The company has now formally introduced the RAM, and it seems that one of the previously revealed specifications were wrong. I said that the G.Skill Ripjaws 4 DDR4 came in clock frequencies of 2,133 MHz to 3 GHz, but it turns out the fastest clock is of 3.2 GHz instead. That's right, this is one of those rare times when the effect the in... (read more)
  • NVIDIA Outs iCafe Graphics Driver 340.72 with Espresso Self-Saving Technology

    Softpedia News (Iulian Pascal)
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:48 am
    NVIDIA, famous for its high-end graphics cards, has just outed a new GeForce iCafe video package, namely version 340.72, which is compatible with the 32-bit variant of Microsoft’s Windows XP OS, as well as with both bit architectures of Windows Vista, 7, 8, and 8.1 platforms. This new release is the game ready driver for the Final Fantasy title, and adds the producer’s Espresso Self-Saving Technology that allows Internet Cafe owners to provide the best gaming experience at maximum... (read more)
  • X2 Design Genza Optical Gaming Mouse with Stealth in Mind – Pictures

    Softpedia News (Sebastian Pop)
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:40 am
    Some really weird consumer electronics have been launched over the decades, and while the new mouse from X2 is not nearly as bizarre as, say, a chicken suit, it does have one weird design element: the ball near the rear. It only becomes apparent if you look at the mouse from the side. Beneath the palm rest, near the back-most edge of the peripheral, is what looks like a red ball in a black and white receptacle. Before you ask, there isn't anything uncanny hidden in that part of the mouse. It... (read more)
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    Techvibes Global News

  • Hallway Conversation at GROW Sparks Game That Teaches Three-Year-Olds Coding Fundamentals

    22 Aug 2014 | 2:29 pm
    A conversation in a hallway has turned into a promising young startup. While most networking at the annual GROW Conference revolves around startups and investors connecting, apparently the event is good for building companies right then and there—and we're not talking about the hackathon. Alexandra Greenhill, the cofounder of myBestHelper, was chatting with Nathan Slee on Wednesday, the first day of the conference, about how to get very young kids to understand and enjoy the basics of code. She shared a game she played with her kids since they were three that they enjoyed. That very…
  • 10 Picture Perfect Moments from GROW

    22 Aug 2014 | 1:19 pm
    10 Picture Perfect Moments from GROW By Techvibes.com We're looking back on 10 of the best moments from this year's GROW Conference in Whistler, BC, as captured by the event's official photographer, Kris Krüg. Attendees exchanging secret smile By Techvibes.com Having your voice heard means enjoying the moment By Techvibes.com Sharing the GROW love all-around By Techvibes.com The best speeches are often made in comfort By Techvibes.com Vehicle to smartcar? It's possible with Mojio By Techvibes.com This is sneaker fashion at its best, tech is in By Techvibes.com Next generation gaming…
  • Ink Less Reliant on Paper as Software Starts to Eat Tattoo Industry

    22 Aug 2014 | 12:40 pm
    Every profile I’ve written comes back to a central theme: software eating the world in its own unique way. FounderFuel graduate Tattoo Hero fits that theme perfectly. The tattoo industry is one of the most interesting in the world, a close-knit and tightly woven collective that is as open and beautiful on the inside, as it seems mysterious and vaguely threatening for some on the outside. Tattoo artists are warm and intelligent, and generally awesome people, but it’s hard to find them if you’re not attuned to the culture. It’s also surprisingly traditional for something…
  • Take Heed: Here's How Any Old Office Job Can Shorten Your Lifespan

    22 Aug 2014 | 12:37 pm
    As we transitioned from factory and farming jobs to knowledge work in cubicle labyrinths, we'd like to think we did away with much of the danger associated with work. No one in a desk job was ever obliterated by an out-of-control wheat thresher or stirred into a giant vat of boiling industrial cleaning product. The sense of security we have in our safe and sanitized office jobs is misplaced, however. Here is a list of ways that your office job is slowly, subtly, killing you.   1. Commuting by car. Although the fatal road collision statistics have steadily fallen over the years, car…
  • Discover Your Own City Through Your Smartphone

    22 Aug 2014 | 12:35 pm
    Presented by Maybe you just moved to a new city. Maybe you've lived there your whole life. Either way, we can guarantee there are at least a couple things in you haven't seen or done before. To discover those new adventures, hot up streets you've never been down and eat at restaurants you've never heard of. For aid on this journey, look no further than the palm of your hand. Your smartphone, with the help of a few apps, can be your tourist guide. 1. The Weather Network. Before you set out anywhere, make sure the weather suits your style. Use a high-quality weather app like those by The…
 
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    w3w3.com

  • "Plug your ears and keep going!"

    w3w3.com
    15 Aug 2014 | 5:11 am
    Guy Kawasaki: The art of changing hearts, minds and actions 1601_ [archives 2011-09-12] - Three years ago when I last interviewed our guest, Guy Kawasaki, managing partner of Garage Technology Ventures and founder of Alltop.com, we were going through some tougher times, I asked Guy, how do you think this will play out? Guy replied, "I'm not a visionary or an oracle, but I'll tell you what I'd tell an entrepreneur, which is... "Plug your ears and keep going!" Guy's latest and tenth book is, 'ENCHANTMENT, The art of changing hearts, minds and…
  • Celebrity status in the realm of...

    w3w3.com
    14 Aug 2014 | 5:18 am
    What do Leonard Nimoy, Krista Marks, Vinton Cerf, have in common 1600_ 8/11/14 - [archives/2010-09-27] ...Celebrity status in the realm of science and technology; business, commerce and community, creators, educators, visionaries, philanthropists, leaders, adventurous, courageous people! You will find them and many more stand-out-leaders from actor, astronaut, genius to outspoken critic. Visit the w3w3 Podcast Directory for a comprehensive collection of our most important business leaders over the past eleven years. You won't find all these celebrity interviews any place else. Ask…
  • Digital Broadband Migration affecting you

    w3w3.com
    13 Aug 2014 | 5:06 am
    Digital Broadband Migration: Internet Ecosystem 1598_ 8/11/14 - [archives/2010-02-15] Each panelist had their own take at The Digital Broadband Migration 2010 Conference: Examining the Internet's Ecosystem. Read a few excerpts and then listen to the panel discussion. Phil Weiser, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, Department of Justice moderates the panel ("What frightens me, makes me nervous - from the U.S. perspective losing our engineering talent, the Internet no longer being U.S. centric, patent litigation, a lack of cooperation among key players");…
  • Wrapping up an interesting season

    w3w3.com
    12 Aug 2014 | 4:52 am
    Living Business Lessons - Archives revisited... Hind sight is a beautiful thing! As we work to achieve our goals, the past may be holding the key to your success. This week, the following stories are from 2010, 2011, 2012 and are archived on the w3w3.com website. When the chips are down, Michael Bristow says, " Keep at it, eventually there will be a turn around." 1599_ 8/11/14 - [archives/2011-01-13] ARCA Biopharma, Inc. is a Colorado-based biopharmaceutical company developing genetically-targeted therapies for heart failure and other cardiovascular diseases. Larry interviewed…
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    w3w3.com
    9 Aug 2014 | 5:22 am
    Tap into the Value of Business Podcasts 1597_ 8/4/14 - When w3w3.com was launched in January 1999, podcasting was virtually unheard of. Today it is part of the World Wide Web norm. For speed and efficiency, the w3w3® Podcast Directory has one overall Annual INDEX - and for each year is also broken up by month. Check it out… w3w3® Podcast Directory 2011
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    Tubefilter

  • PacSun, StyleHaul Feature Fashion, Beauty YouTubers In Back-to-School Campaign

    Bree Brouwer
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:24 pm
    PacSun is the most recent in an ever-growing lineup of retailers trying to harness the power of online video for its benefit. The apparel company partnered with StyleHaul, an online fashion and beauty website with over 150 million YouTube subscribers, to bring its Bullhead Denim back-to-school marketing campaign to life. The campaign utilizes the talents of four different Stylehaul creators, each in her own video: BeyondBeautyStar, Macbby11 (Alisha Marie), Mylifeaseva, and MamaMiaMakeup. The fashion and beauty experts, who combined have more than 3.5 million subscribers, provide their own…
  • DIVIMOVE Announces Brandboost, Pairs Marketers With YouTube Creators

    Bree Brouwer
    22 Aug 2014 | 12:56 pm
    European businesses and organizations will now have an easier time gaining traction on YouTube. Divimove, a leading MCN on the continent based in Berlin, just announced the launch of a new division dubbed brandboost by Divimove. The division will work directly with European brands and companies to optimize their presence on YouTube, offering consulting services for strategy development, branded content ideas, and targeted advertising opportunities. “Launching brandboost by DIVIMOVE is the next logical step. It’s the formalization of our expertise in sustainable online video and how…
  • Indie Spotlight: Breast Cancer’s Normally In Women, But ‘Some Guys Get It’

    Bree Brouwer
    22 Aug 2014 | 11:05 am
    We receive a ton of tips every day from independent creators, unaffiliated with any major motion picture studios, television networks, new media studios, or other well-funded online video entities. The Indie Spotlight is where we’ll write about and shout out to a select few of them and bring you up to speed on the great (and sometimes not-so-great) attention-grabbing series you probably haven’t heard about until now.  Read previous installments here.  This edition of Indie Spotlight is sponsored by Tongal. When you hear the web series title, Some Guys Get It, you might assume…
  • Vine Now Lets Users Edit And Upload Videos

    Bree Brouwer
    22 Aug 2014 | 9:15 am
    With millions of users creating six-second videos every month (and those six-second video loops getting watched billions of times) Twitter‘s super-short-form video platform Vine is still figuring out ways to grow like a weed. To that end, the company recently announced a new camera and video-editing feature within its app that allows users to both adapt and import existing videos to Vine. According to the Vine blog, its developers added the ability to take short videos using your phone’s front and rear-facing cameras. Vine’s dedication to “make it easier for people to create,…
  • The Onion, Lenovo Kick Off Season Two of Fantasy Football Series ‘Tough Season’

    Bree Brouwer
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:00 am
    If you simply can’t wait for football season to start, get your fix of the rough-and-tumble sport from another outlet. The Onion has again partnered with Lenovo and DigitasLBi to bring the online video masses season two of its fantasy football-themed web series, Tough Season. Laden with the Onion’s renowned tongue-in-cheek attitude, Tough Season introduced viewers to Brad Blevins (played by Tim Baltz), the egotistical, obsessed fantasy football coach of Brad’s Awesome Team struggling to draft (last) pick players to pull him out of a losing streak of eight years. This year, Blevins…
 
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  • Church Tech Snack Pack #042

    Eric Dye
    22 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am
    You can almost feel the momentum building up for the end of the year as Summer leaves us behind and we quickly approach the Fall. Some great links this week! Check out the yum, yo: One Survey to Rule Them All [Giveaway] Take the ChurchMag survey and enter to win a little more awesome in your life. Church Welcome Video Josh Byers submits an excellent link on the church welcome video. Check this out! Debunking Church Marketing Myths Slam dunk debunking. How to Launch Church Online This certainly isn’t the end-all solution and answer, but it’s a great place to start! Communication:…
  • Turntable: “Seek You First” by Jordan and Kristin Rippy [Giveaway]

    Gangai Victor
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    Jordan and Kristin Rippy—a husband and wife duo from Lakeland, Florida has recently published its debut worship EP, “Seek You First”—a collection of 6 original worship songs—that hit the Top-20 on the iTunes charts in its genre. I love discovering new worship artists and songs and this one has been a real pleasure! To introduce them in their own words, “we have a passion for the presence of God and seeing lives transformed and people healed when they encounter Him. We love to join creativity and simplicity in songwriting so that our music is compelling but easily…
  • Doctor Who Series 8 Starts August 23rd!

    Eric Dye
    22 Aug 2014 | 6:00 am
    The eighth Doctor Who series kicks-off this weekend! Are you excited for all the awesome? This Saturday, August 22nd is the first of twelve episodes this year, the series opener being 80-minutes long. There hasn’t been an opener this long since the return of Doctor Who in 2005! In all my own excitement, I grabbed some TARDIS desktop wallpaper for myself—here’s what I found: Wallpapers [Click for Larger][Click for Larger][Click for Larger][Click for Larger]Well. It’s a start. If you have an awesome wallpaper, share it with us in the comments below! For more Doctor Who…
  • 8-Bit Matrix Overdub [Video]

    Eric Dye
    22 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am
    This video hits on so many levels of nostalgia, I was ready to enter the Konami code straight into YouTube to get myself an extra 30 lives. YouTube user Phillip Raupach uploaded his 2013 Best Sound Design winning video, whereby he’s taken an edited scene from the Matrix and overdubbed iconic 8-bit sound effects and music. The result is pure magic: “This is an edited version of my original 8-bit Matrix trimmed for time and with some changes to sound effects that were bugging me. If you’re curious, you can see the original at here.” You’re welcome. 8-Bit Matrix Overdub…
  • PhotoFunia: Fun Free Photo Effects

    Eric Dye
    21 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    I recently received an email from the church secretary asking to update an event on the church website. Included was an image they wanted to accompany the information. Being the mindful and thoughtful webmaster (do we still call them webmasters?) that I am, I asked where the image was from, as I could make sure the image was cited properly. The answer from the church secretary was fairly awesome. PhotoFunia “I got them from PhotoFunia,” she said. I then was told about how great of a resource it’s been for the church bulletin. So, being the mindful and thoughtful church tech and…
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    EurekAlert! - Technology, Engineering and Computer Science

  • C2D2 fighting corrosion

    21 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    (ETH Zurich) Bridges become an infrastructure problem as they get older, as de-icing salt and carbon dioxide gradually destroy the reinforced concrete. A new robot can now check the condition of these structures, even in places that people cannot reach.
  • NASA's infrared data shows newborn Tropical Storm Marie came together

    21 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Powerful thunderstorms in newborn Tropical Storm Marie were seen stretching toward the top of the troposphere in infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite.
  • 5 UC Riverside scientists among world's most influential scientific minds

    21 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    (University of California - Riverside) Thomson Reuters, a leading source of information for businesses and professionals, has included five researchers at the University of California, Riverside in its 2014 list of some of the best and brightest minds of our times. To generate the list, the company analyzed citation data over 11 years (2002-2012) to identify researchers whose published work has had enormous impact. The researchers are: Roya Bahreini, Julia Bailey-Serres, Robert Haddon, Wei Ren and Yadong Yin.
  • From happiness to pain: Understanding serotonin's function

    21 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    (JLM&A, SA ) In a study published Aug. 22 in the scientific journal PLOS ONE, researchers at the Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme establish the effect of serotonin on sensitivity to pain using a combination of advanced genetic and optical techniques.
  • Good news for diabetics who are sick of the finger prick

    21 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    (American Chemical Society) Diabetes affects nearly 10 percent of the US population. Fortunately, research published in ACS Chemical Biology reports the development of a protein that could lead to less pain and more accurate results for diabetes patients. In the American Chemical Society's newest ACS Breakthrough Science video, Sylvia Daunert, Ph.D., shows off her 'designer protein' that could eventually allow diabetics to check their blood sugar from their iPhones.
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    Christopher Kusek, Technology Evangelist

  • Troubleshooting your resume with the OSI Model

    Christopher Kusek (PKGuild)
    19 Aug 2014 | 4:33 am
    I’ve been meaning to publish this for a while as part of my ‘Troubleshooting various crap using the OSI Model’ so here is the first in this installment… Troubleshooting your resume with the OSI Model!  This is a bit circular in that you won’t exactly have to go from the top down, or the bottom up for this to work, in fact certain elements may apply more than others so troubleshoot as applicable!   Alright now lets get started! <3 Application This can be both the FIRST and the LAST layer for you it really depends on how you use it! When it comes to a resume though…
  • Free, discounted, and reduced Certifications and Training!

    Christopher Kusek (PKGuild)
    1 Aug 2014 | 6:56 am
    So I came across this gem not too long ago (I’ll be duplicating their content here in the event that it ever ‘disappears’ from the source)  Also I’ll be introducing some additional training resources and such which they did not cover or reflect, to make sure you have access to as much Free as possible! Interested in becoming a SolarWinds Certified Professional FOR FREE?!?! SolarWinds Offering Free Virtual Classroom Training for Current Customers! SolarWinds Expands Free Training and Certifications! Free Training, Labs, Videos and more from Microsoft, VMware and @TrainSignal! That…
  • With three weeks to #VMworld whether veteran or rookie attendee your must do list!

    Christopher Kusek (PKGuild)
    1 Aug 2014 | 6:36 am
    Here we are with only 19 days until I leave to get there, leaving you approximately three weeks to get ready! Let’s make sure you’re ready! I’m sure by now you’ve already read in-depth The OMG ridiculous single point of awesome for attending VMworld 2014 San Francisco!!! and all of the citing references in past posts, right?! So let’s focus on what is most important at this point! Are you REGISTERED for VMworld?!? This has been covered at length, and some more length in my previous posts on the subject, but have you visited the VMworld Registration page and signed up / paid and all…
  • With #VMworld around the corner it’s time to plan for #vRelax!

    Christopher Kusek (PKGuild)
    1 Aug 2014 | 6:31 am
    Well hello there fellow VMworldians!  It’s about that time again! For those veterans of #vRelax it will be happening again.  For those who aren’t familiar, here is the low down. :) VMworld and well the World in general are hardcore busy places where we are on our feet all of the time and taking a regular beating.   This is where #vRelax comes into focus!   I discovered this little Foot Reflexology place in San Francisco Chinatown a little over 10 years ago, and I’ve been going ever since.  In fact for the past 4-5 VMworlds we’ve been attending…
  • How to suppress annoying shell warnings on your ESXi hosts in vCenter!

    Christopher Kusek (PKGuild)
    18 Jul 2014 | 11:54 pm
    So there you are logging into one of your vCenter’s and then WHOA WHAT IS GOING ON, WHY IS THERE A YELLOW TRIANGLE ON MY SERVER Then you click on your server, go to the “Summary” tab and notice it has some ERRORS! Oh my! But you might say to yourself… “Yea, I enabled remote ssh and local shell, so why is it warning me about this?!” Well, now you don’t need to be annoyed by non-essential ‘warning’ messages which detract from REAL and ACTUAL error messages! This is easily enough fixed by simply going to EACH of your servers, clicking “Configuration” then going to the…
 
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    by Ron Miller

  • Cloud 5: Has cloud killed on-prem software, the enterprise cloud wars, and cloud computing and scale

    Ron Miller
    22 Aug 2014 | 6:25 am
    This week, we look at whether the cloud has killed on-premises software, the enterprise cloud wars between Google and Microsoft and whether the cloud is really all about scale or something else. http://bit.ly/1nisfTF
  • Short Stack: Eucalyptus shocks world by joining OpenStack, state of the OpenStack union and 4 ways OpenStack is good for IT

    Ron Miller
    13 Aug 2014 | 6:13 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 a long-time OpenStack critic deciding to switch and stop fighting, the state of the OpenStack union (with a bent toward service providers) and four ways OpenStack is good for IT (in case you need some fodder to bolster your OpenStack argument).   http://bit.ly/1BdQNXj
  • Amazon Web Services could have ace in the hole

    Ron Miller
    7 Aug 2014 | 12:24 pm
    AWS has become everyone's favorite whipping boy as they face stiff competition from some serious companies including Microsoft, Google and IBM, but before we write off AWS altogether, they might have an advantage nobody considered. http://bit.ly/1vgTqak Photo Credit: Elvert Barnes on Flickr. Used under CC-BY SA 2.0 license.
  • Short Stack: How companies use OpenStack, crowd sourcing the OpenStack Summit and Rackspace quits IaaS market

    Ron Miller
    6 Aug 2014 | 4:18 am
    It's Wednesday and that means it's time for my regular feature, The Short Stack where I scour the web looking for the best OpenStack links I can find. This week, we look at someone who is documenting different OpenStack implementations, how the OpenStack Summit is crowd sourcing which sessions it will run in Paris and Rackspace exiting the IaaS business.http://bit.ly/V1a4tQ
  • Spain's Linking Tax Taxes My Patience

    Ron Miller
    4 Aug 2014 | 7:23 am
    Spain's new tax on linking to Spanish newspaper articles is ill defined and short sighted and ends up protecting a dying industry, while undermining a vibrant one. In fact, it makes no sense at all. http://bit.ly/1xXpBrs Photo Credit: CanStockPhoto
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    POPSUGAR Tech

  • 80+ Stars Have Taken the Ice Bucket Challenge!

    Nick-Maslow
    22 Aug 2014 | 10:18 pm
    The ALS ice bucket challenge has swept Hollywood! The charitable trend provides a win-win situation for all of us - we get to see soaked (and often shirtless) stars and models, and they get to pay it forward. Here's how it works: people are nominated by their friends to go through with the stunt and share the video proof on social media. If they don't follow through, they're encouraged to at least make a donation. In the process, everyone raises awareness and money for the ALS Association to find a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS. Recently, Chris Pratt melted our hearts with his…
  • Beyoncé's Road to the MTV Vanguard Award Is Paved With Epic VMA Moments

    Brittney-Stephens
    22 Aug 2014 | 5:36 pm
    Beyoncé is being recognized with the Michael Jackson video vanguard award at this Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards, and the honor couldn't come at a more perfect time. After a hugely successful year - thanks to a Billboard No. 1 charting album, blowout Super Bowl halftime-show performance, and not one but two sold-out tours - Queen Bey is perfectly poised to receive the award, which was rightfully named after one of her biggest inspirations as an entertainer. Since gaining fame as a member of Destiny's Child in the late '90s, Beyoncé has been a fixture at many VMA ceremonies and has taken…
  • Put Yourself in Unforgettable VMA Moments With This App

    POPSUGAR-Celebrity
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm
    The 2014 MTV VMAs are just around the corner and are sure to be filled with unpredictable and jaw-dropping moments. We can't think of a better way to get ready for Sunday's show than having fun with classic VMA moments on the new POPSUGAR Selfie app. Selfie lets you put yourself in the spotlight - whether it be onstage with Taylor Swift or sitting next to Britney Spears. Have fun and start sharing with POPSUGAR Selfie.
  • 14 Reasons Chloë Moretz Is an Inspiring Role Model For Young Women

    Ryan-Roschke
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:18 pm
    If I Stay, the latest cinematic YA adaptation, hit theaters on Friday, so we're taking a little time to get to know the film's star, Chloë Moretz. Of course, we've seen Chloë time and time again in films like Kick-Ass and (500) Days of Summer, as well as the Carrie remake - a role that, she revealed to us, resonates with her in a very personal way. And we have to say, the more we get to know her, the more we really like her. Now, with her most recent interview in Flare magazine, we're starting to develop a serious crush. Chloë may be young, but she's doing the whole Hollywood thing exactly…
  • The Emmy Presenters List Keeps Getting More Awesome

    Shannon-Vestal
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:15 pm
    The Emmys are coming up on Monday, Aug. 25, and all the talent that will be involved is getting us mighty excited. There's charming host Seth Meyers, the list of nominees is fantastic, and now we know who some of the presenters will be. This year's list includes lots of nominees who were already scheduled to be there, plus tons of stars we love, like Mindy Kaling, Jimmy Fallon, and Andy Samberg! See who's already signed up, and check back later for more as they're added.
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    The Red Ferret Journal - gadgets, cool sites, freeware and tech trivia

  • Overade Plixi – the folding bike helmet that saves space and could save your life

    Nigel
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:59 am
    Bicycle helmets are all well and good, but the big problem is you need to carry them around with you on your travels. Even though they’re not as big as motorbike helmets, they’re still large enough to be awkward in bags, and you can forget about pockets. But now there’s a version which looks to be a bit more portable friendly. The Overade Plixi from Velorution is a fairly comprehensive and somewhat conventional cycle helmet, except [...] 207 words | permalink | No comments | digg this continue reading
  • GIFYouTube – create cool gifs from any YouTube video instantly

    Nigel
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:50 am
    Sorry we’ve got to say it…sometimes GIFs can be a lot of fun. There are times when a whole video is too much, and yet a still image doesn’t say enough, and that’s where these animated images come into their own. The problem is making them. It can be a real hassle trying to grab exactly the few seconds you want. But not any more. GIFYouTube is a new online service which lets you create your [...] 175 words | permalink | No comments | digg this continue reading
  • Crater Screen Protector Applicator – perfect smartphone screen protection every time

    Nigel
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:11 am
    You know how you know you should put some kind of protection on your expensive phone, like a plastic screen protector? But you never do, because it’s such a hassle to get those plastic sheets on correctly? Well maybe you don’t have that excuse any more, now that there’s a handy tool to help do the job quickly and neatly. The Crater Screen Protector Applicator is a small tool which is designed to let you apply [...] 212 words | permalink | No comments | digg this continue reading
  • HD Horizontal Loon Glasses – say goodbye to smacking yourself in the face with your phone at night

    Donyae Coles
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:35 am
    How many times have you been watching Netflix in bed and you’ve just wanted to lie down but you can’t because then you have to hold your laptop at that weird angle to still see it? HD Horizontal Loon Glasses may be the solution to this, the greatest of problems. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been lying in bed browsing Facebook, enjoying the chatter of the night shift and [...] 214 words | permalink | No comments | digg this continue reading
  • Industrial Light Cell Phone Dock Charger – the mad ugly grad school art project of charge stations

    Donyae Coles
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:28 am
    Do you love light? Do you love fully charged mobiles? Do you want a crazy unique way to combine these two passions? Then the Industrial Light Cell Phone Dock Charger is the product you’re looking for. I’m going to be honest, at first glance, this thing is a decorative mess. It’s a mishmash of retro and industrial, re-purposed and new materials. I can’t even really pick a tag [...] 180 words | permalink | No comments | digg this continue reading
 
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    YouTube: Technology

  • Humans Need Not Apply

    CGP Grey
    13 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am
    Humans Need Not Apply Discuss this video: http://www.reddit.com/r/CGPGrey/comments/2dfh5v/humans_need_not_apply/ http://www.CGPGrey.com/ https://twitter.com/cgpgrey ## Robots, Etc... From: CGP Grey Views: 1805673 65417 ratings Time: 15:01 More in Education
  • KIDS REACT TO TYPEWRITERS

    TheFineBros
    3 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    KIDS REACT TO TYPEWRITERS Typewriter Bonus Video on REACT Channel: http://goo.gl/FAY4PL NEW Vids Sun,Thurs & Sat! Subscribe: http://bit.ly/TheFineBros Watch all main React Episodes: h... From: TheFineBros Views: 1940573 49788 ratings Time: 07:52 More in Entertainment
  • Top 10 Technology Predictions That Turned Out to be False

    WatchMojo.com
    25 Jul 2014 | 9:54 am
    Top 10 Technology Predictions That Turned Out to be False You could not be more wrong... Join http://www.WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 technology predictions that turned out to be false. Ch... From: WatchMojo.com Views: 419378 7119 ratings Time: 09:26 More in Entertainment
  • ELDERS REACT TO GOOGLE GLASS

    TheFineBros
    19 Jun 2014 | 11:35 am
    ELDERS REACT TO GOOGLE GLASS Google Glass BONUS REACTIONS: http://goo.gl/llkLHj SUBSCRIBE! New vids every Sun/Thu/Sat: http://goo.gl/aFu8C Watch all episodes of REACT http://goo.gl/4iDVa... From: TheFineBros Views: 5487674 105451 ratings Time: 07:42 More in Entertainment
  • Hank vs. Hank: The Net Neutrality Debate in 3 Minutes

    vlogbrothers
    2 May 2014 | 8:03 am
    Hank vs. Hank: The Net Neutrality Debate in 3 Minutes In which Hank debates Hank on one of the most important debates in the United States today, whether to keep the internet open or to allow cable companies to ... From: vlogbrothers Views: 512261 23300 ratings Time: 03:43 More in People & Blogs
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    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
  • Save Money with the Weekly Budget – An Easy Way to Save Money iPhone Finance App

    Michael Vallez
    27 Jul 2014 | 12:32 pm
    Want to discover an easy way to save money using your iPhone? If so, you will want to read on to find out how the Weekly Budget – An Easy Way to Save Money app can help you do just that, with a few simple finger taps. While you may have good intentions when it […] The post Save Money with the Weekly Budget – An Easy Way to Save Money iPhone Finance App first appeared on CrazyMikesapps
  • 5 Of The Best Coupon Apps For Your iPhone, iPad or Android!

    Lisa Vallez
    24 Jul 2014 | 12:19 pm
    Shopping is a big part of our everyday lives, so why not save as much as you can by using some of the best coupon apps available in the iTunes App Store and Google Play? To make it easier for you to weed through the numerous coupon apps, we have hand-selected 5 top-rated coupon apps […] The post 5 Of The Best Coupon Apps For Your iPhone, iPad or Android! first appeared on CrazyMikesapps
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    Network World Alpha Doggs

  • $50K awarded for system that sniffs out Web app vulnerabilities

    22 Aug 2014 | 11:22 am
    A pair of researchers from Ruhr-Universitat Bochum in Germany have been awarded the first $50,000 Internet Defense Prize for their work in combatting “second-order vulnerabilities” in Web apps—threats that lurk on Web servers until the time is right to strike. The prize is funded by Facebook and orchestrated in conjunction with USENIX, which held its annual Security Symposium in San Diego this week. A Facebook security engineering manager blogged about the award this week. MORE from USENIX: 5 Cool New Security BreakthroughsTo read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click…
  • "Hardcore" Steve Ballmer still a screaming maniac

    19 Aug 2014 | 7:52 am
    Ex-Microsoft CEO and new Los Angeles Clippers basketball team owner Steve Ballmer has changed industries but not his public speaking/screaming style. Here is he at the Clippers' press conference this week, where the players and coach look bemused and fans are whipped into a frenzy as Ballmer oozes optimism. RELATED: 7 Classic Steve Ballmer videosTo read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
  • See 1,000 little robots swarm

    15 Aug 2014 | 7:30 am
    Harvard University researchers have demonstrated a self-assembling swarm of 1,000 small robots and described it in the latest edition of the journal Science. The Self-Organizing Systems Research Group has put together the algorithms and devices, which communicate via infrared transmissions. You don't get much cooler or creepier than this: To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
  • Stanford prof Mirzakhani first woman to win award known as "Nobel Prize in Mathematics"

    13 Aug 2014 | 7:21 am
    If you've been wondering who to thank for the latest developments in "the dynamics and geometry of Riemann surfaces and their moduli spaces," that would be Stanford University professor Maryam Mirzakhani, who has earned the distinction of being the first woman to win a prestigious Fields Medal for her work. The medals, doled out by the International Mathematical Union every four years to mathematicians under 40 years of age, are sometimes called the "Nobel Prize in Mathematics." Stanford University Fields Medal winner Maryam Mirzakhani, Stanford University professor of mathematicsTo read this…
  • "The finest computers money can buy"

    26 Jul 2014 | 6:00 am
    Get ready for another throwback TV series: WGN America next month debuts "Manhattan", the story of the atomic bomb project during World World II. In this scene from the show, which launches on Sunday, July 27, we're introduced to the whiz-bang computers of the day... RELATED: New movie "The Imitation Game" puts spotlight on Alan Turing and the Enigma code during World War IITo read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
 
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  • [H]ard|OCP Week in Reviews

    22 Aug 2014 | 4:08 pm
    Today is Friday and you know what that means! It is time once again for the [H]ard|OCP Week in Reviews! For anyone that might have missed them, we like to take a quick look back on the hardware evaluations and articles we posted earlier in the week. We kicked the week off with our Watch Dogs Performance and Image Quality Review, followed by our evaluation of the Cooler Master GXII 650W power supply. Finally, we wrapped things up with a look at the ASUS Z97-A LGA 1150 motherboard.
  • [H]ardware Round-Up II

    22 Aug 2014 | 3:08 pm
    Cases: Streacom FC8 EVO Fanless Chassis @ PureOC Cooling: Zalman Reserator 3 Max Dual @ techPowerUP! ETC.: ASUS Strix Pro Headset @ XtremeHardware Elite Screens ezCinema Plus 100" @ LanOC PC Perspective Podcast #314 @ PC Perspective Motherboards: ASUS Maximus VII Impact @ ocaholic PSU: Bitfenix Fury 750W @ HiTech Legion
  • Technology Gone Wrong

    22 Aug 2014 | 3:08 pm
    Finally! Someone has found a way to use technology to take all that pesky "exercise" thingy out of roller skating! And they only cost $500 - $700 a pair! Comments
  • More Than 1,000 Businesses Affected By Same Attack That Hit Target

    22 Aug 2014 | 2:08 pm
    It's nice to know that almost all of the 1,000 business affected by this still haven't notified their customers. You'd think there would be some kind of law that required businesses to notify customers of data breaches. More than 1,000 American businesses have been affected by the cyberattack that hit the in-store cash register systems at Target, Supervalu and most recently UPS Stores. The attacks are much more pervasive than previously reported, and hackers are pilfering the data of millions of payment cards from American consumers without companies knowing about it, according to a new…
  • Most People Wouldn't Pay $235 A Year For An Ad-Free Web

    22 Aug 2014 | 2:08 pm
    I am shocked that no one wants to pay an extra $235 a year for an ad-free internet. Shocked! SHOCKED!! rolleyes: The vast majority of web users would not be willing to pay to browse the internet without advertisements. An ad-free internet would cost each user at least £140 a year – a sum that the vast majority of UK web users say they would never pay, according to new research.
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    Digitizd

  • 5 Examples of Insect-Inspired Robotics

    Adam Thompson
    4 Aug 2014 | 10:50 am
    Everyone knows that robots are merely lifeless machines, no matter how amazing their abilities may be. However, you may be surprised at how often scientists replicate the features and capabilities of living creatures to increase robotic performance. In fact, there’s even a whole branch of robotics called “biomimetics” dedicated to that single premise. The term biomimetics means literally to “mimic life.” Insects are one form of life from which biomimetic scientists draw significant inspiration for new types of robotic technology. Functions and behaviors that evolved over…
  • New IBM Video Tells You How To Survive A Robot Apocalypse

    Adam Thompson
    26 Feb 2014 | 6:49 pm
    A couple years ago the CDC released a guide for surviving the zombie apocalypse. Zombie hunters everywhere rejoiced to have an official guide on that critical topic. Now anti-robot warriors can also rejoice because IBM has released a video with instructions for surviving a robot apocalypse (see video at the bottom of this post). IBM’s hope is that their new cloud platform, IBM BlueMix, will be an effective tool for tracking robots and communicating with other anti-robot warriors. (“In the unlikely event of a cybernetic revolt, your smartphone may be used as a weapon.”)…
  • For Professional Designers: Website Builder Showdown: Webydo vs Adobe Muse

    Adam Thompson
    6 Jan 2014 | 9:02 pm
    Professional web designers have been frustrated for years by coding. According to surveys conducted among web designers, about 70% of a budget is spent on coding. It is a major expense, increasing the cost of a project, thus eating into a designer’s profit margin. Coupled with the rapid growth of ecommerce and businesses needing an Internet presence, a designer’s workload can become problematic. Quick but professional turnaround is key, which leads some designers to visual website design platforms. Adobe, one of the most well-known companies in the design industry, recently…
  • How Free Call Software is Changing the Phone Industry and How we Talk to Each Other

    CountryGal
    18 Dec 2013 | 2:58 pm
    Technology is revolutionary and has a continuous affect on the world we live in. As a new technology is discovered, the existing technology is going to be dramatically altered, and even sacrificed. TV killed the radio star; the mobile phone made landlines obsolete, and now free calling software is changing how we communicate and altering the well-established phone industry. The Phone Industry The phone industry has experienced faster and more dramatic changes in recent years then it has seen in the past 2 decades. Although it’s not great news for the phone industry, it is great news for…
  • ‘Smart’ Traffic Lights Could Cut Commute by 60%

    CountryGal
    27 Nov 2013 | 12:28 pm
    Here is some good news for commuters and anyone who has a short traffic fuse. Someone has finally “built the better mousetrap” of the traffic light world, and it looks as if the days of spending over 165 hours a year sitting at red lights may be quickly going the way of the dinosaur. In-Dash Traffic Lights There are currently two developing ideas vying for the title of Traffic Savior. The first idea involves the elimination of traffic lights completely. Engineers would develop an in-dash system that would alert one vehicle to the presence of another. Using this advanced wireless…
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    broadstuff

  • Dawkins, Memetics and Social Media

    22 Aug 2014 | 2:14 pm
    Richard Dawkins (respected/hated Evolutionary Biologist and loved/hated Atheist) has touched off yet another Twittestorm, via that unfortunate habit Evolutionary Biologists (and Vulcans) have of looking at humans from a viewpoint of mass mathematical game theory participants, rather than as - well, humans. Cue yet another Twitterstorm du Jour. (Huffington Post summaries it best): To prepare you for the inevitable repeat here are the 12 stages of any Richard Dawkins Twitter scandal: 1. The eminent biologist will employ the rigid rationalism of his discipline to a highly emotive issue – the…
 
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    Spy Blog

  • Fish Where the Fish Are

    admin
    14 Aug 2014 | 9:30 am
    Need to Tell Your Client’s Story to the Media? Catch Them Where Success is a Virtual Guarantee – at an Industry Trade Show As communication professionals, we all have come to learn that the basic premise of marketing is to … Continue reading →
  • Keep Your Friends Close and Your Competition Closer

    admin
    12 Aug 2014 | 9:30 am
    The tradeshow floor is filled with hundreds of prospects waiting to meet you.  Unfortunately, the floor is also filled with booths after booths of your competition, scoping out your potential clients and trying to woo them over to their side.  … Continue reading →
  • Booth Setup Day

    admin
    5 Aug 2014 | 9:30 am
    It’s the day before the show.  You’ve bought your booth space and spent weeks and months working to ensure your space at the trade show will draw the most prospects possible. You wake up on Booth Setup Day fully ready … Continue reading →
  • Brush Pass Giveaway: Bags

    admin
    17 Sep 2013 | 9:30 am
    In the spy world, a “brush pass” is when two agents meet for a very short period of time and something of value is passed between the two.  In the trade show world, you will be making a large number … Continue reading →
  • Making the Most of Tabletop Downtime

    admin
    29 Aug 2013 | 9:30 am
    You’ve gotten to the location of your tabletop show.  Everything is set up and looking exactly as you wanted and you are ready to go!  The only problem?  You’ve got some time to kill before the speaker is done and … Continue reading →
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  • Crime And Punishment? 33 Months In Jail For Filming And Uploading Fast & Furious 6

    Mike Masnick
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:39 pm
    As a whole bunch of folks sent in, over in the UK, a guy named Philip Danks has been sentenced to 33 months in prison for camcording Fast and Furious 6 and then uploading it to the internet. As is all too often the case, the UK authorities more or less let the movie industry, in the form of FACT (the Federation Against Copyright Theft) run the entire investigation. FACT employees were involved in all facets, including controlling most of the interview after Danks was detained. If that seems... questionable, you have a point. As TorrentFreak now notes, while 33 months may seem extreme, part of…
  • James Clapper's Office Declassifies Another Set Of Fully-Redacted Pages

    Tim Cushing
    22 Aug 2014 | 6:08 pm
    The ODNI continues to comply with court orders from FOIA lawsuits but its compliance is in letter only. Declassifying documents the way the ODNI does isn't helping further the debate on privacy vs. security or making the government's arguments for surveillance dragnets any more clear. Two more documents were released late Friday, with one of them being more about what it doesn't include than what it does and the other potentially leading to irreversible eye damage. First up, the FBI's report on the maintenance and use of [REDACTED] databases. About the only thing surviving the redaction knife…
  • DailyDirt: Butter. Mmm. Butter.

    Michael Ho
    22 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Butter is an awesome addition to nearly any breakfast food (except for cereal, but who knows, have you tried it on cereal?). One of the only problems with butter is that sometimes it's not as spreadable as you'd like it to be. Sure, you can buy special tubs of butter-like substances that are more spreadable, but sometimes you just want a cold pat of real butter on your toast. Here are a few suggestions that could make your life with butter everything you've ever dreamed. Some folks adamantly recommend that everyone should NOT store their butter in a refrigerator. Room temperature butter is…
  • The FBI's Criminal Database Is Filling Up With Non-Criminals And No One In Law Enforcement Seems To Care

    Tim Cushing
    22 Aug 2014 | 3:12 pm
    America has long held the position as the world's foremost imprisoner of its own citizens. Around 2 million people are incarcerated in America, giving us nearly one-fourth of the world's total prison population. Spending any length of time in prison is a good way to destroy your future. But even if you never spend a day inside -- or even end up facing charges -- there's a good chance you'll still be facing a bleak future should you ever have the misfortune to be booked. Over the past 20 years, authorities have made more than a quarter of a billion arrests, the Federal Bureau of Investigation…
  • Judge Kozinski Calls Out Former FISC Judge John Bates For Claiming To Speak For The Entire Judicial Branch

    Tim Cushing
    22 Aug 2014 | 1:49 pm
    A few weeks ago, former FISC judge John Bates (now helming the Administrative Office of the US Courts) sent a letter to the intelligence oversight committees arguing that the Senate's USA Freedom Act would do too much damage to the NSA and the FISA Court. Bates feels the toothless bill passed by the House would be a much better fit for the FISA Court. In particular, Bates raised several not very convincing arguments against the appointment of an advocate to act on behalf of the surveilled, thus turning this secret court into something more adversarial. Steve Vladeck of Just Security noted a…
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  • Network to Net-Give?

    Alyssa Jade McDonald-Baertl
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am
    How do you decide which of those invitations to networking events, to accept? Alyssa Jade McDonald discusses...read more
  • A Look into the Educational Technology Field: Kate Lewis, Commercial Director at Frog

    Adriana Galue
    20 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am
    Frog is a leading education technology solutions provider. Kate Lewis, Frog's Commercial Director kindly talked to Adriana Galue of her rise in becoming one of the leading figures at Frog, within an industry almost entirely dominated by men. With her vast experience spanning across several countries and working for some of the sector’s biggest businesses, Kate has helped shape a company that now has an annual revenue of £9.5m, offering learning tools to over 12million students, teachers and parents worldwide. read more
  • On A Mission To Economically Empower Women And Girls

    Estelle Ah-Kiow
    18 Aug 2014 | 1:00 am
    Estelle Ah-Kiow writes...For Farah Mohamed, creating G(irls)20 was a natural way to blend her passion for the economic empowerment of women and girls with her vast experience in the political arena.read more
  • The Gender Gap: Why We Need More Female Non-Executive Directors

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    15 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am
    Paige Hawin discusses the business case for Board gender diversity.read more
  • Startup Diaries: Breaking Out Of The Comfort Zone

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    13 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am
    Patricia Baronowski-Schneider, President and Founder of Pristine Advisers, talks to The Next Women about leaving a secure job and taking a leap into the unknown.read more
 
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  • Mourning Beard

    C.K. Sample III
    13 Aug 2014 | 9:36 am
    The last time I shaved was the morning of my father’s funeral, which was a month ago. I wanted to have a physical sign of my mourning. Originally I thought to shave my head, but the first thing that Dad said to me when I first arrived in the hospital to see him before he passed was “C.K., your hair is beautiful!” I decided to grow a mourning beard and give it at least a month. It’s been a month, and as you can see, I’m not genetically inclined to grow a beard. Or at least not quickly. It’s actually on the verge of becoming a real beard, and I’m not…
  • I haven’t given up on blogging and neither should you

    C.K. Sample III
    7 Aug 2014 | 8:01 am
    I’ve just been really, really, incredibly busy. I see other people giving up on blogging. Like Scoble today, who is most likely doing it for a stunt, like he’s done before with Google+ and Posterous (or as I like to call them, dying and dead). It’s a stupid move. The only reason I post as much to twitter as I do is because I have a backup of all that data here on this blog. This is my space. It’s my corner of the Internet that I have full control over. It’s not some other company owning everything I post. That’s important. Since we all first started…
  • I used to blog

    C.K. Sample III
    1 Jan 2014 | 7:24 pm
    I don’t really do much blogging anymore. 2013 was sparse. 15 posts. I use Twitter and Flickr more than anything else. I archive all that here too, via the Lifestream section of the site, so if Twitter dies, I still have a copy of all the ephemera I’ve tweeted.UPDATE: Well, turds. It appears my tweets stopped being archived in here in early June. That. Sucks. ANOTHER UPDATE: Whew! Duplicate tweets stored here. I used to be a professional blogger. Now I’m a professional who only occasionally blogs. Odd. Anyway, it’s just something I’ve thought about a few times…
  • Innotech 2013: Resetting Your Mobile Strategy for Convergence in 2014 #mobilesociety

    C.K. Sample III
    16 Oct 2013 | 9:22 am
    I just finished giving a presentation to a room of about 30 people at Innotech 2013. The slideshow for the presentation are above, and we shot video of the event, which I will post later after it is edited, uploaded etc. UPDATE: Here’s some video of my talk:
  • Baby Girl Sample 12 weeks 3 days Sonogram

    C.K. Sample III
    14 Jul 2013 | 7:31 am
    Baby Girl Sample 12 weeks 3 days Sonogram, a set on Flickr. Here’s a set of pictures and videos from our sonogram this past week on Thursday. We know she’s a girl and not at risk for various genetic abnormalities thanks to a new blood test that Kristin took before the sonogram. The videos are great, as she’s moving and kicking around. She’s currently the size of one of the small action figures that Jackson plays with. It’s crazy how much more detailed these things are just about 4 years after when we had all this done for Jackson. We have some names in the works,…
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  • iPad CTO Kit - including the iPad Tips and Tricks Guide for IT Executives and Managers

    20 Aug 2014 | 1:20 pm
    The iPad CTO Kit brings together the latest in information, coverage of important developments, and expert commentary to help with your IT Management related decisions.The following kit contents will help you get the most out of your IT Management research:iPad Tips and Tricks - A Guide for Executives and ManagersApplication Release Automation with Zero-Touch DeploymentTaking Your Enterprise Mobile: An Executive ChecklistThe Mobile Strategy Video Series The Impact of Mobile on Business and ITRequest Free!
  • 5 Proven Ways to Motivate and Retain Your Technology Team

    20 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    Staff retention grows harder and harder with every new generation. With the old tried and true system of incentives not nearly as effective as it once was, it's time to start thinking beyond the norm. This guide breaks down five key areas for retaining your tech staff:The work environmentEducationHardware/software programsPerks of hard workRecognitionWhen your staff understands the extent at which you are willing to go to keep them around, they will repay you with hard work and loyalty.Request Free!
  • The Essentials of Information Security Kit: Includes a Free PC Security Handbook - 2nd Edition eBook

    19 Aug 2014 | 6:20 am
    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:Citrix NetScaler: A Powerful Defense against Denial of Service AttacksPC Security Handbook - 2nd EditionMagic Quadrant for Identity and Access Management as a ServiceBYOD Security That WorksRequest Free!
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    Power in automotive systems is not stable and is often subject to fluctuations and noise. Proper installation of the power conditioning devices in relation to the hardware you are trying to protect is important. With the Vehicle Best Practices Installation Guide you will learn the background on the problems and solutions as well as guidance for the installation of in-vehicle networks as well as guidance to overcome these obstacles.Request Free!
  • Webinar: Extending Active Directory to Office 365

    18 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    Since its launch in 2011, Microsoft's Office 365 has quickly become the collaboration software of choice for many organizations. While some are choosing Microsoft for the first time, most Office 365 customers have a history with Microsoft Exchange running on top of a Microsoft infrastructure which includes Active Directory as the main identity store serving as the Exchange server backend. The top concern for many adopters is federating access with Active Directory.This webinar will discuss delivering:Federated single sign-onUser on-boarding and synchronizationMicrosoft's offering - pros &…
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  • Don't Just Produce Content - Deliver Results

    22 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    When it comes to content, rich media is having a greater effect on search engine rankings than ever before. Rich media has also flattened the traditional text-based click distribution curve on SERPs, delivering a higher CTR for listings lower on the page. Ask yourself, is SEO your primary content channel? It should be because organic traffic captures 40% of revenue. Download now to find out how.Request Free!
  • The Essentials of Social Media - Free Kit

    20 Aug 2014 | 8:20 pm
    The Essentials of Social Media, brings together the latest in information, coverage of important developments, and expert commentary to help with your Social Media related decisions.The following kit contents will help you get the most out of your Social Media research:Get a Real ROI From Social in 5 StepsSocial Marketing for Lead GenerationBYOP: How Mobile and Social Are Creating New User PersonasThe Essential Guide to Social Media for NonprofitsRequest Free!
  • Video Killed The Web-Conferencing Star

    20 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    Blue Jeans reveals national survey data demonstrating the power of video-centric meetings. According to the survey, the majority of professionals prefer all of their online or remote meetings to include face-to-face video of meeting participants. Download the infographic for the full list of stats.Request Free!
  • 3 Ways the New Generation of Video Conferencing Benefits Marketing Professionals

    20 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    Download this eBook to learn how marketing teams like yours are leveraging cloud-based video conferencing to collaborate more effectively with global teams, meet with agencies and build relationships with partners.Request Free!
  • 3 Ways the New Generation of Video Conferencing Benefits Sales Organizations

    20 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    Download this eBook to learn how sales teams like yours are leveraging cloud-based video conferencing to sell more, travel less, hold forecasting meetings and train sales reps more effectively.Request Free!
 
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    Chip Chick

  • Man Behind #IceBucketChallenge Dies in Freak Accident

    Chance Kinney
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:51 am
    Sad news today on the social media front. One of the people who helped kick off the #IceBucketChallenge to raise money and awareness for ALS, 27-year-old Corey Griffin, has died in a diving accident in Nantucket. The #IceBucketChallenge, which, love it or hate it, has raised about $41 million for ALS thus far, has absolutely exploded in popularity this summer. Griffin was friends with Pete Frates, a former Boston College baseball player who was diagnosed with ALS in 2012. Family and friends connected to both Frates and Boston College were instrumental in elevating the #IceBucketChallenge to…
  • Evermind Lets You Know When Grandma is Making a Cup of Coffee

    Chance Kinney
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:29 am
    In the United States, 30 percent of the elderly population live by themselves. There’s nothing necessarily wrong with that—everyone, not just the elderly, take pride in independence. Problem is, there’s still a lot of risk involved, and it’s hard for family members to check on their elderly relatives’ well-being, especially if they live far away. Evermind is a clever new device that should help to put both those elderly relatives and their families’ minds at ease. Evermind relies on daily routines to be signals that everything is OK. With purchase, you…
  • T-Mobile Referral Program Hooks You Up With Unlimited LTE for a Year

    Chip Chick Staff
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:21 am
    Usually, when T-Mobile starts crowing about being the ‘un-carrier,’ they’re pretty indiscriminate when it comes to blasting the other carriers. Not so this week, as T-Mobile stepped up to the mic and spit vicious rhymes about Sprint’s substandard service. If this was rap beef, Sprint’s career would be over. What T-Mobile is offering is actually pretty simple—it’s a referral program. If a T-Mobile customer gets someone on another carrier to sign up for T-Mobile service, both get unlimited LTE data for one year at no extra charge, with existing…
  • New App Could Help Those Who Suffer From Dyslexia

    Chance Kinney
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:18 am
    Working on a computer might be a little easier on the eyes soon for those with dyslexia. Spellex, a company better known for its speech recognition and spell check software, has released DysLex, a font designed to be easier to read, based on research into what font attributes are better or worse for dyslexia. DysLex doesn’t completely eliminate the ill effects of dyslexia, but it does use a few tricks to mitigate problems like characters being flipped or jumbled. The most visually striking attribute of the new font is how bottom-weighted the characters are—it almost looks like the…
  • OneNote Now Available for Android Tablets, Complete with Handwriting Support

    Chance Kinney
    21 Aug 2014 | 11:10 am
    Smartphones and tablets are the best for taking notes. They’re good for lecture halls, when you’re expecting to take notes, and they’re even better for pretty much everywhere else, where you’re not expecting to take notes. But, sometimes typing those notes kinda sucks all the creative energy out of the enterprise. So, today holds good news for Android tablet owners. OneNote for Android tablets now features handwriting support. You can now scrawl notes with a stylus or your finger over any image or file you can upload to OneNote. Because Android tablets have digitizers…
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  • Celebrate Independence Day with Twitter Chat on #BrandIndia

    admin
    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

    Priya
    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…
  • Microsoft wants to change the way you see your smartphone’s screen

    Priya
    10 Aug 2014 | 11:28 am
    According to Hong Tan who is a senior researcher at Microsoft Research Asia, we should not limit ourselves only to sliding across and tapping our fingers on the screen for interaction with others through tablets or smartphones. Microsoft is working to build a touchscreen technology for all mobile devices which would cater to different sensations based on whatever you type. To give an example, if you are typing on the touchscreen keypad, you will get the feel very similar to when you press a key. Also while you drag or move a file or a group of them, anywhere on your mobile device’s home…
  • What Google Employees Learn in ‘Search Inside Yourself’ Course:

    Priya
    10 Aug 2014 | 11:27 am
    ‘Search Inside Yourself’ is a new search program at Google. The program lets you search inside yourself so you can find yourself. This is a free course from Google. The program is specially designed for Google’s employee to teach them emotional intellectuality through meditation. This is a pragmatic meditation procedure which you can use wherever you want. Chade-Meng Tan who teaches the course is one of Google’s earliest engineers and personal growth pioneer.  Meng, the representative of world’s gigantic search engine offers this practical procedure for enhancing…
  • Saudi Arabia Is Set To Boost With The Joint Venture Of Tech Mahindra And Midad Holding

    Priya
    10 Aug 2014 | 11:25 am
    The biggest news in the tech market is that Tech Mahindra, a leading organization has entered in a joint venture with the Midad Holding. Midad Holding is a subsidiary of Al Fozan that is a part of diversified interests in Saudi Arabia. Both the companies are combining their strengths with this venture. The Midad holding would be giving its advantage in the region and the global influence of the Tech Mahindra would be adding on the synergic value. This combination is surely about to be the biggest boon for the customers of Saudi Arabia. When asked to the leading officials of the Tech Mahindra…
 
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  • Effective Blogger Template

    Carmela Maraan
    22 Aug 2014 | 12:52 am
    Effective is an elegant magazine-type template for Blogger that’s fully responsive. Its dark background makes it easy for your visitors to browse through your content without tiring out their eyes, plus its many features allow you to pack in as much relevant content as you like on your pages. Some of Effective’s features include: 2 columns jQuery slider Dropdown menus 468×60 header banner Related posts Minimalist layout 3-column footer Tabbed widgets 1 sidebar Top navigation bar Web 2.0 Featured section You can find instructions on installing and customizing your template…
  • Simplex Reporter Blogger Responsive Template

    Carmela Maraan
    11 Aug 2014 | 6:42 pm
    Simplex Reporter template for Blogger is one of Simplex Designs best templates to date. It’s primarily created for magazine and newsportal-type blogs, but you can also try using it for your personal site, if you update it daily and use plenty of photos or images. This responsive template is optimized for both desktop and mobile use, and its images automatically resize without any distortion or changes to the scale. Its clean design and layout will allow you to pack as much information on your homepage without making it look cluttered, with a vibrant red-black-and-white color scheme that…
  • Belastic Responsive Blogger Template

    Carmela Maraan
    8 Aug 2014 | 4:58 am
    This magazine-style template for Blogger will surely catch your visitors’ eye. Belastic Responsive template is a free template that maximizes space while managing to look sleek and professional. Its color scheme is bold and vibrant, with predominantly black-and-white sections highlighted with red-orange accents. It also has an image section that allows you to showcase your photos and images, so you can also use this template as a gallery. Belastic contains several sections where you can feature your most important links, including a featured posts and popular posts section. It also has…
  • Financial Free Blogger Template

    Carmela Maraan
    28 Jul 2014 | 5:20 am
    Financial Blogger template is a professional-looking theme that’s suited for business blogs. Featuring a customizable image slider, this template will highlight links to your best posts in the header. This template is adapted from WordPress, and has 2 columns, a right sidebar, footer columns, slideshow, social bookmarking icons, tabs, a useful drop down menu, and background pattern. It has a light green-and-white color palette that shows your visitors that your blog is no-nonsense yet approachable, plus a clean and organized layout that you can fill with all the images, links, and…
  • Snortly Free Template for Blogger

    Carmela Maraan
    22 Jul 2014 | 4:01 am
    It was the goofy name that caught my attention, though its entire look is quite elegant. Snortly Blogger Template by PinklyTemplates has just been launched, and is perfect for photography and portfolio blogs. It features stylish widgets and professional fonts, plus a threaded commenting system and three-column footer. It’s clean and simple, with a bold transparent gray header and grid-type homepage that displays six of your latest posts. It can also display popular posts in the footer, and is optimized for Facebook. Because of its minimalist layout, your photos and images stand out…
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  • Xiaomi Mi 10400mAh Power Banks Giveaway

    Raju PP
    22 Aug 2014 | 11:08 pm
    Xiaomi has been in the news a lot these days, and not necessarily for the right reasons alone. But this time, it’s all for the right reasons. We are giving away the Mi 10400mAh power banks from Xiaomi to three of you lucky readers. The terms and conditions are simple and straight forward, and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Charge up to Three Devices Simultaneously with This Cool Wall Charger from Samsung

    Radu Tyrsina
    22 Aug 2014 | 6:01 am
    These days, we have so many devices and each one of them has its own cable and needs to be charged separately. There are already plenty of products that are available in order to address this issue and Samsung has released their own creation for that – a multi-charging wall charger that lets... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Spice Launches India’s First Firefox OS Smartphones for Just Rs 2,299

    Radu Tyrsina
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:53 am
    As we have previously reported, dirty cheap Firefox OS smartphones are now available for Indian customers. Spice has announced today India’s first Firefox OS powered smartphone, the Spice Fire One Mi – FX 1. The handset is priced at a really competitive price of Rs,2,299, which is somewhere around... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Calling from Tablets is Much More Popular than You’d Think

    Radu Tyrsina
    21 Aug 2014 | 10:18 am
    When the first phablets or tablets appeared, I giggled at the idea of calling someone from such a “supersized” phone. But it seems that times have changed, and according to a fresh report coming from the reputed analytics firm IDC, more users in Asia now hold tablets to their faces to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • LG’s New L Fino and L Bello Smartpones are Aimed at Emerging Markets, Sport LG G3′s Software Features

    Radu Tyrsina
    21 Aug 2014 | 8:24 am
    It seems that emerging markets represent an important audience for phone makers, as these are releasing handsets with affordable prices. LG is one of the companies that joins this trend with the newly announced L Fino and L Bello 3G smartphones. The IFA tech conference in Berlin is a few weeks... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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  • 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…
  • 6 Steps to Create a Successful Social Media Strategy Plan

    Caroline Prince
    4 Jul 2014 | 12:35 am
    Every business, be it a well-established brand or an up and coming start-up, knows that social media is an essential part of a solid business strategy. A social media strategy does not simply involve setting up accounts across various platforms and expecting your customer base to magically increase. Just like with any other business plan, a social media strategy requires diligent thought and planning before being put into action. If you are planning to integrate a social media strategy into your business plan, but are not sure of where to begin, here are six steps to help you on your way: 1.
  • 10-Step Checklist to Build & Market a Successful App [Infographic]

    C.R. Venkatesh
    26 Jun 2014 | 7:34 am
    We’ve just launched the 11th infographic in our information graphic series, which details the nitty-gritty of app development and marketing that app creators will need to look into to be successful in their efforts. 10-Step Checklist to Build & Market a Successful App details the necessary course of action – step-by-step from app concept to launch – to help apps reach their full potential. Serving as a business model for developers and creative hopefuls, the infographic is composed of foundational notes and operational checkpoints as well as tips for general success.
  • 5 Effective Ways to Monetize Freemium Apps

    Raja Manoharan
    23 May 2014 | 3:21 am
    App monetization is a hot topic today. More and more app developers are finding that their users don’t want to pay to download an app – they want it free, and they’re willing to suffer through advertising and other marketing methods to get that free price point. In fact, free apps routinely outperform paid apps in all categories save a couple (business utilities and navigation). Does that mean you’re doomed never to make a profit from your efforts? Not at all. Freemium has become the new standard, and some experts expect it to account for up to 93% of the global app market in just a…
  • Top 6 Tips to Get Your Content Shared

    Mercy Livingstone
    13 May 2014 | 3:14 am
    Getting your content shared is essential for anyone engaged in online marketing of any kind. Going “viral” is the goal, but it’s harder to achieve than you might realize. Truth be told, there’s no golden rule, no magic bullet, that guarantees your content will go viral. In fact, most marketing experts have no idea why one post goes viral when another doesn’t achieve that critical mass. However, while viral spread might be the Holy Grail of online marketing, creating content that get shared is more important. You might never attain “viral” status, but good content that’s shared…
 
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  • Most smartphone users download zero apps per month

    22 Aug 2014 | 9:09 am
    Mobile apps have skyrocketed in popularity and utility since Apple introduced the iPhone App Store in the summer of 2008. Apps now represent 52% of time spent with digital media in the US, according to comScore, up from 40% in early 2013. Apple boasted 75 billion all-time App Store downloads at its developers conference in June, and followed up by declaring July the best month ever for App Store revenue, with a record number of people downloading apps. Yet most US smartphone owners download zero apps in a typical month, according to comScore's new mobile app report. Companies like Apple like…
  • Microsoft set to unveil Windows 9 on September 30th

    22 Aug 2014 | 5:36 am
    Microsoft is planning to unveil its Windows 8 successor next month at a special press event. Sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans tell The Verge that the software maker is tentatively planning its press event for September 30th to detail upcoming changes to Windows as part of a release codenamed "Threshold." This date may change, but the Threshold version of Windows is currently in development and Microsoft plans to release a preview version of what will likely be named Windows 9 to developers on September 30th or shortly afterwards. The date follows recent reports from ZDNet that…
  • Copycats and crapware in application stores

    21 Aug 2014 | 2:59 pm
    Two related stories. Microsoft's Windows Store is a mess. It's full of apps that exist only to scam people and take their money. Why doesn't Microsoft care that their flagship app store is such a cesspool? It's now been more than two years since Windows 8 was released, and this has been a problem the entire time, and it is getting worse. If Microsoft was trying to offer a safe app store to Windows users, they've failed. And: Flappy Bird wasn't the first game to spawn an entire ecosystem of me-too clones, nor will it be the last. And now that the developer of the insanely difficult but…
  • China: smartphone subsidy cuts to lift local firms

    21 Aug 2014 | 11:15 am
    China should end smartphone subsidies to overseas vendors and give more support to local brands, industry insiders said on Tuesday, as telecom carriers pledged to cut operating expenses and Apple Inc gets ready to debut its next-generation iPhone. Xiang Ligang, a telecom researcher in Beijing, said cutting carriers' subsidies to foreign-made handsets will not only reduce carriers' operating expense but also leave local players with more market demand. "It will be a one-stone-two-birds move for the Chinese smartphone industry," he said. I'm all for doing the same here in Europe and overseas in…
  • The state of Android updates: who's fast, who's slow, and why

    21 Aug 2014 | 8:13 am
    For every Android update, Google's release of code to OEMs starts an industry-wide race to get the new enhancements out to customers. So how did everyone do this year? Who was the first with KitKat, and who was the last? What effect does your carrier have on updates? How has the speed of Android updates changed compared to earlier years? Nice overview that may help during your next purchasing decision, and which neatly illustrates Android's biggest weakness. Interestingly enough, it doesn't include non-stock ROMs.
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    eCoustics.com

  • Lenovo Erazer X510 Review

    Digital Trends
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm
    The Erazer X510 is a half-hearted attempt to dazzle gamers with a rig that has impressive specs, but no real substance. (5 out of 10) Pros Small case Strong processor performance Cons Confused exterior design Interior layout isn’t optimized for upgrades l 3D performance could be better Lenovo isn’t slowing its march on the […]
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini Review

    TechRadar
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:20 am
    The Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini was quietly announced at the beginning of July, and it’s now finding its way into stores around the world, so how does the pint-sized smartphone shape up? Well it’s replacing the Galaxy S4 Mini from 2013, but rather than taking cues from that handset it instead looks to its […]
  • HTC One E8 Review

    TechRadar
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:42 am
    and key features The HTC One E8 is the phone I never thought I’d see. Given HTC’s big push into making design the most important element of its flagship One M8 phone, why lose it? And this theme returns when you turn the phone over: all the talk of the importance of the duo […]
  • Cambridge Audio Go Radio & Bluetone 100 Speakers

    Brian Mitchell
    21 Aug 2014 | 11:52 pm
    Cambridge Audio just introduced three portable wireless speakers, called the Go, Go Radio and Bluetooth 100. Based on company’s Minx Go, the refreshed, compact Go instantly streams music from your phone, tablet, or computer with enough power to fill any space with deep, crisp, and immersive sound with class leading 18 hours playback from a […]
  • JBL Pebbles Review

    Digital Trends
    21 Aug 2014 | 10:00 pm
    The JBL Pebbles are easily one of the best-sounding, most versatile pairs of speakers we’ve heard under $100. (9 out of 10) Pros Remarkably big sound from a small speaker Portable Clever cable management Cons Short connection cables No USB wall adapter included Computer speakers have been in need of an overhaul for a […]
 
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    Megaleecher.Net

  • Lantern : An app to end censorship

    Deepesh Agarwal
    19 Aug 2014 | 5:23 am
    Proxies, VPN and Tor Network have been the most popular tools in hands of users wanting to bypass internet censorship in countries like China, Iran, Syria and North Korea. Lantern a free utility for Windows, Mac and Linux which allows users to bypass internet censorship by routing internet connections via "trusted" friends located in non-restrictive countries. Unlike Tor, Lantern is a tool having the priority to provide access via trusted computers and is not designed to prevent monitoring or anonymize a user's connection. Lantern also makes use of it's cloud-servers acting as proxy to…
  • New Apple Lightning Cable Could Feature A Reversible USB Connector

    Deepesh Agarwal
    18 Aug 2014 | 4:22 am
    We shared the news about the any-side-in USB connector a few days ago, the new design just got standardized and will take time to reach consumer products. However, Apple seems to have gauged the frustration of users and have already provided a solution for a reversible USB cable which will work with existing ports (most probably under backward compatibility mode) and won't mind the side you plug it in. A new leaked image from trusted source Sony Dickson who has managed to leak correct details about Apple products earlier shared the image as shown below having the new Apple Lightning Cable…
  • This UV Camera Will Show Skin Of Future You, Today...

    Deepesh Agarwal
    17 Aug 2014 | 5:20 am
  • New 10Gbps USB Cables Won't Mind The Side You Plug Them In

    Deepesh Agarwal
    14 Aug 2014 | 4:55 am
    Majority of us must have cursed the "one-way-in only" approach of USB ports, specially when working in those hard to reach places on a computer. Thanks to the now finalized new USB 3.1 specification, the reversible USB Type-C standard would be the next upgrade to the technology offering users the ease to shove the cable any-side they want. Almost similarly sized to the current micro-USB Type-B connector specification, the Type-C version of the USB 3.1 standard will also feature data-rate of 10Gbps which is twice as fast as USB 3.0. The new specification also supports power-delivery capacity…
  • Sync Smartband: Family Health, Location, and Activity Tracker

    Deepesh Agarwal
    11 Aug 2014 | 3:21 am
    First of it's kind, the Sync Smartband aims to be the only solution for all your family health, location and activity tracking needs. Sync is a simple to use, no-frills wristband which will monitor your family's fitness, sleeping habits, and your even your loved one's location. The app will allow friends, caregivers, and others to connect with Sync and retrieve vital information in case of emergency.The best part is there are No recurring subscription charges like other GPS tracker services. Sync tracks steps, calories, sleep patterns, and notifies you if loved ones wander too far.
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    Rex Hammock's RexBlog

  • The Story-telling Power of Maps

    Rex Hammock
    20 Aug 2014 | 8:51 am
    I continue to be amazed by the story-telling power of maps. This New York Times interactive map of recent fighter jet and drone strikes in northern Iraq makes me wonder how the use of visualized data used by news media in the form of maps would have changed the way people understood, in real-time, previous wars and conflicts. Yes, social media is changing the face of journalism, but so is data-driven journalism and visualized data of this quality. (Not to be confused with the lack of quality found in the vast majority marketing-oriented infographics.) A couple of weeks ago, for the Hammock…
  • Robin Williams, RIP

    Rex Hammock
    12 Aug 2014 | 6:07 am
    Six years ago, I wrote a blog post about “Why I’m Mourning Michael Jackson’s Death” in which I said this: “I think we all get crazy in our obsession with the deaths of someone like Michael Jackson because he was there, singing in the background, when we experienced so many things we hold dear. The music is still there. The memories are still there. But if Michael Jackson can die, does that mean a part of us dies with him? I think that’s what we mourn. Two years ago, I tweeted this about Whitney Houston: When someone whose music has been part of your…
  • Gonenett

    Rex Hammock
    5 Aug 2014 | 4:50 pm
    Today, the company that owns the former hometown newspaper of Nashville and 80 other cities in the U.S. announced its plans to split into two companies. (1) Gannett Good Stuff Inc. and  (2) Gannett Bad Stuff Inc. Gannett Good Stuff will be lots of TV stations and internet companies like Cars.com and CareerBuilder.com. Gannett Bad Stuff will be 81 former local newspapers that will continue their transition into local delivery van companies specializing in distributing bundled advertising circulars to the front doors of local residents each Sunday morning. The rest of the week, the vans…
  • The NYT’s Chronicle: A Timeline of the Usage of Words & Phrases

    Rex Hammock
    24 Jul 2014 | 2:01 pm
    (Above: According to Chronicle, the word “Rex” peaked a century ago. Oh well.) The New York Times has opened to the public a graphing tool called Chronicle, an N-gram viewer that generates a timeline chart of the usage of a word or phrase appearing in the New York Times during the past 162 years. The tool is very similar to Google’s Ngram Viewer a graphing tool that generates a timeline of words or phrases appearing in books scanned into the database of Google Books. Alexis Lloyd, Chronicle’s creator, explains it in this blog post. Quote: Two years ago, I created…
  • How John Seigenthaler Changed Wikipedia

    Rex Hammock
    12 Jul 2014 | 11:47 am
    John Seigenthaler, the legendary editor of Nashville’s daily newspaper, The Tennessean, died yesterday (Friday, July 11, 2014) in his Nashville home. In addition to recounting his remarkable career in journalism and public service, an event nine years ago that’s now referred to by early contributors to Wikipedia as “the Wikipedia Seigenthaler incident” earned a paragraph in Mr. Seigenthaler’s New York Time’s obituary. As a Nashvillian and admirer of Mr. Seigenthaler for decades, I was angered in 2005 by that thoughtless and vulgar prank that became one of…
 
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    PaulStamatiou.com - Technology, Design and Photography

  • Getting started with drones

    Paul Stamatiou
    30 Jul 2014 | 10:00 am
    Drone. Quadcopter. Phantom. Dronie. You’ve no doubt heard about these terms with increasing gusto in recent months. They are everywhere in the news now; from seeing more dronies slide into your Twitter timeline and taking dronecations with Travel By Drone to an influx of startups taking drone tech to new heights. Heck, even Martha Stewart got in on the act with her piece on drones in TIME yesterday. Some of my dronies What exactly am I talking about when I say drone? Drone tends to imply a fully autonomous, sometimes GPS-guided unmanned aerial vehicle. While much of what I’m about to…
  • Provide meaning with motion

    Paul Stamatiou
    2 Jul 2014 | 10:00 am
    Last week I attended Google I/O for the first time and participated on a small panel about cross-platform design challenges. There was so much going on that it was a bit of sensory overload, much like walking down the Las Vegas strip for the first time. Google announced many welcomed Android improvements such as a battery saver mode and lock-screen notifications; something you'd previously need to use add-ons for as mentioned in Android is better. More uses of the Android operating system emerged: Android Wear, Android Auto and Android TV. A smartphone won't be the only thing that comes to…
  • Design for Curation

    Paul Stamatiou
    14 Apr 2014 | 8:00 am
    Last week Dropbox launched a new gallery app called Carousel. It's a focused app, only letting people view their photos stored on Dropbox1 and conveniently share them. There are a few interesting parts in the app but there is one piece I’d like to highlight: Swipe down to hide. This gesture doesn't delete your photo, it simply removes it from the gallery view. It's not a heavy action. There's no cognitive overhead, no thinking "wait, do I want this shot?" as there generally is when deleting items. View screenshots Swiping down to hide less-than-stellar photos is as satisfying as crossing…
  • How To: Hosting on Amazon S3 with CloudFront

    Paul Stamatiou
    13 Jan 2014 | 1:45 am
    A few weeks ago my DNS provider Zerigo sent an email stating that due to recent infrastructure upgrades they would need to raise their prices. For my meager DNS needs that ended up being a huge price hike: from $39 per year to $25 per month1. Prices were set to take effect a month later. I decided to put my current dev work — designing and building new photoblog functionality to showcase my Japan trip photos — on hold to move away from Zerigo. I chose to switch to AWS Route 53. I was able to successfully get my DNS running on Route 53 and pointing to my Heroku setup rather…
  • Android is better

    Paul Stamatiou
    12 Aug 2013 | 10:00 am
    It was just meant to be a quick experiment. I started using a Nexus 4. I was going to go right back to my iPhone after a week. I was designing more and more Android interfaces at Twitter and realized I needed to more intimately grok Android UI paradigms. A week in it started feeling normal; the larger form factor was no longer a nuisance. A month in I didn't miss anything about my iPhone. Two months in I sold my iPhone 5 and iPad Mini. It has now been three months since I made the switch. I'm loving Android. I only missed having a good camera so I just upgraded to a Google Edition Samsung…
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    My Technology Guide: Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS, Android and more

  • Microsoft Removes Windows 8.1 August Update For Causing Black Screen at Boot Error

    SK Mezanul Haque
    18 Aug 2014 | 4:38 pm
    Microsoft released Windows 8.1 August Update (also called Windows 8.1 Update 2 or Windows 8.1 August 2014 Update) this month. August Update was stated to bring many new improvements and features to Windows 8.1 Update 1. Details about the new features and improvements are at the bottom of this post. But it seems all didn’t went well for some users who installed this update. After installing this update, some Windows 8.1 users complained of a Black Screen at Boot. Microsoft acknowledging the issue and withdrew all the four patches that were part of the August Update. The four patches…
  • Best Free Duplicate File Finder For Windows

    SK Mezanul Haque
    17 Aug 2014 | 5:24 pm
    Duplicate files may seem harmless to many computer users. If only users knew that these files causes more trouble than good. They eat up hard disk space and system resources, further slowing down your computer. Before you will even know, your large 1 TB or more hard disk space gets filled up. All of these unneeded files causes chaos and increases disorganization in your computer system. Recently, I started facing this inevitable issue myself. My hard disks, (internal and external, which is more than 6 TB in total) got filled up with files. As happens to any user having tons of disk space, I…
  • Microsoft Windows 9 May Be Offered Free To Windows 7, Vista, Windows XP Users?

    SK Mezanul Haque
    6 Aug 2014 | 6:58 am
    Earlier we heard the rumor about Microsoft offering Windows 9 (aka Windows Threshold) to Windows 8 users free of cost. Now another rumor is brewing about Windows 9, the successor of Windows 8.1. Rumor is, Microsoft may go as far as offering Windows 9 free upgrade to Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 users? Expected to land in spring 2015, Windows 9 is now one of the most anticipated Windows next edition. Microsoft is also expected to offer a minor update, dubbed Update 2 to all Windows 8.1 Update 1 users. According to a blog post by ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley, Windows 8.1 Update 2 will be in…
  • How to Download Apple OS X Yosemite Beta Now

    SK Mezanul Haque
    27 Jul 2014 | 4:23 pm
    During WWDC 2014, Apple unveiled the next iteration of its Mac OS X operating system, OS X 10.10 codename OS X Yosemite. Apple also promised to release OS X Yosemite beta for everyone. Keeping its promise, Apple opened the doors of OS X Yosemite beta program. If you have a compatible Mac you can download and install OS X Yosemite Beta to test a preview of the operating system. How to get into the OS X Beta Program and download OS X Yosemite Beta now? To get into the OS X Beta Program, you need to first sign up through the official OS X Beta Program site. You will need a working Apple ID to…
  • SpeedyFox Review: Easily Boost Firefox, Chrome And More In One-Click

    SK Mezanul Haque
    17 Jul 2014 | 3:35 pm
    SpeedyFox is a free portable software available for both Windows and Mac OS X platforms. The developers of SpeedyFox claims to boost performance of Firefox, Chrome, third-party web browsers built on them and more. SpeedyFox eliminates fragmentation and compresses the databases to optimize applications it supports. Without much adieu, let’s see how this portable application works and if it really live up to its expectations. SpeedyFox Review Introduction In the big world of web browsers, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome are the most popular browsers. They give the best web browsing…
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    Digital Inspiration Technology Blog

  • How do you Make Money on the Internet

    Amit Agarwal
    20 Aug 2014 | 1:00 am
    You may have a well-paying job but it wouldn’t hurt if you can earn a few extra dollars every month utilizing the knowledge and skills that you already have. There are no shortcuts but if you ready to put in the effort and time, here are some “legitimate” ways to help you make money on the Internet. 25 Ways to Make Money on the Internet Start a website or a blog and earn revenue through advertising networks like Google AdSense and BuySellAds. You can even sell your own ads directly through Google DFP. Launch a curated email newsletter using MailChimp and find sponsors or…
  • How to Easily Recognize Web Colors from RGB Codes

    Amit Agarwal
    18 Aug 2014 | 4:35 am
    If you’ve ever customized the design of your HTML website, or tried changing the background color of your social profiles, you’ve probably encountered Hexadecimal color codes. These are a string of 6 characters – like “0066FF” – that you know represent colors but we rarely make the effort to understand them. Here is a simple guide to help you recognize web colors more quickly from their RGB codes. No more guessing or consulting the color palettes. In a typical web representation #RRGGBB, the first 2 digits denote red, the second 2 digital are for green and…
  • How to Send Out of Office Replies in Twitter

    Amit Agarwal
    16 Aug 2014 | 12:10 am
    Twitter, for many, has become a preferred medium of communication. Your email messages may never get read or, in the worst case, may get caught in the Spam folder but tweets and @mentions are very likely to get noticed. When you are travelling or going on a vacation, with limited access to the Internet, you often create an “out of office” reply in your email program to let people know that you won’t be able to respond to them right away. How about doing something similar for people who are trying to reach you through Twitter? What will the Twitter Auto-Responder do Unlike…
  • How to Create RSS Feeds for Twitter

    Amit Agarwal
    15 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am
    Twitter has dropped support for RSS Feeds but there is a simple solution that you can use to generate RSS feeds for your various Twitter streams including Twitter search results, user timelines, favorites and even Twitter lists. Without RSS feeds, it is difficult to use your Twitter data elsewhere. For instance, you can no longer create recipes in IFTTT that get triggered when there’s a new tweet that @mentions you. You cannot import your Twitter timeline automatically into your blog. You cannot track Twitter search results for certain keywords in your RSS reader. How to Create RSS…
  • Google Drive No Longer Offers Web Hosting [Workaround]

    Amit Agarwal
    14 Aug 2014 | 5:38 am
    Remember you could host websites on Google Drive for free? All you had to do was create a public web folder inside Drive, upload your HTML and CSS and the Drive would generate a website. The process was so easy and you could host static websites, Facebook Pages or even JavaScript based apps inside your Google Drive. Well, Google has recently upgraded the Google Drive interface for everyone and, according to the support page, the web hosting feature is no longer available in the new Google Drive. You can still create public folders inside Drive but the option to publish that folder as a…
 
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    Wardell Design Blog

  • How a Website Overhaul Can Revamp Your Business

    Osterr Wight
    21 Aug 2014 | 5:03 am
    Your website is one of the most powerful promotional tools your business has. However, a ‘bad’ website can be just as detrimental to your bottom line as not having an online presence at all. When was the last time you really thought about your website and if it’s doing what you need it to do? […] Related posts: Tips for Helping your Small Business Thrive in the Windy City 4 tips for your Business Facebook page How an Eye-catching Website Design Can Help Generate More Followers for Your Blog
  • Essential Mac Software from a Windows User

    Wardell Latham
    16 Aug 2014 | 7:44 pm
    I’ve been a Microsoft Windows user for most of my life and I don’t imagine that will change any time soon. With that being said there is a fondness by many in the design community for Apple Mac computers which is why I’ve found myself doing a lot of work on a Mac recently. I’ve […] Related posts: Software Spotlight: Greenshot Free Graphic Software Software Spotlight: CLCL
  • The Basics of Awesome Product Photography

    Osterr Wight
    23 Jul 2014 | 5:57 am
    Whether you’re creating an image library for use in web or advertising material or setting up an online store, chances are that many of your potential customers are going to be introduced to your product via a photograph. You only get one chance to make an impact with your first impression, so make sure the […] Related posts: The Basics of Good Web Design How LinkedIn Killed Your Resume 4 Awesome Things You Didn’t Know About Your iPhone
  • How an Eye-catching Website Design Can Help Generate More Followers for Your Blog

    Osterr Wight
    26 Jun 2014 | 1:26 pm
    Companies these days spend millions on branding and packaging. Not because they like pretty things but because it directly leads to higher sales. We buy with our eyes and what’s inside the box takes the back seat. Websites are no different. Only when your blog looks good will the readers stay to see what you […] Related posts: The Basics of Good Web Design 10 Slick New Fonts for Design 5 Tips To Blog Often & Effectively
  • Tips for Keeping your Confidential Files Safe

    Osterr Wight
    2 Jun 2014 | 12:57 pm
      The ramifications of lax data control and security can be devastating. Stolen or leaked trading secrets and personal information can result in bankruptcy and falsified identifications, completely transforming the lives of those affected. With so much at stake, it is therefore important to invest in a secure, well-thought-out storage system for either your business […] Related posts: Tips for Helping your Small Business Thrive in the Windy City Things to Consider When Buying a Communication System. 4 tips for your Business Facebook page
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    PCWorld

  • Report: Amazon building ad system to compete with Google's

    22 Aug 2014 | 6:20 pm
    Amazon plans to expand its small online ad delivery business enough to take on Google’s AdWords, according to a Wall Street Journal report.The company is developing a platform for delivering ads both on its own properties and other sites, potentially creating a significant new source of revenue for the e-commerce giant, the report on Friday said. The move could also reduce the number of Google-delivered ads on Amazon’s own site.Amazon has told potential advertising partners that it could begin testing the platform, currently dubbed Amazon Sponsored Links, later this year, the report…
  • Airbnb to reveal 124 New York hosts to attorney general

    22 Aug 2014 | 5:25 pm
    Airbnb will hand over information on 124 of its hosts in New York to comply with a request from the state attorney general, who is investigating the legality of the service, the company said Friday.The attorney general sought unredacted personal information on the New York City hosts this week, Airbnb said in a blog post. The company notified affected hosts of the request, with which it intends to comply.The order from New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman comes as part of a larger investigation into whether people are using Airbnb’s service in violation of state and local laws. Under…
  • US warns 'significant number' of major businesses hit by Backoff malware

    22 Aug 2014 | 3:49 pm
    Over a thousand major enterprise networks and small and medium businesses in the U.S. have been compromised by a recently discovered malware package called “Backoff” and are probably unaware of it, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said in a cybersecurity alert on Friday. Backoff first appeared in October 2013 and is capable of scraping the memory contents of point of sales systems—industry speak for cash registers and other terminals used at store checkouts—for data swiped from credit cards, from monitoring the keyboard and logging keystrokes, from communicating with a…
  • Report: Samsung to announce Galaxy Gear 3 next month

    22 Aug 2014 | 2:48 pm
    If you're keeping score, this would be Samsung's sixth smartwatch since last September
  • Google acquires Gecko Design to help with crazy Google X 'moon shots'

    22 Aug 2014 | 1:53 pm
    Google has acquired Gecko Design, which will become part of the Internet company’s unit developing cutting-edge products like Glass and balloons for Internet access.Terms of the deal, announced Friday, were not disclosed. Gecko President Jacques Gagne and its four other employees will join Google’s “X” research division next month. In addition to Glass and Internet balloons (pictured), other projects at Google X include self-driving cars and contact lenses for measuring blood glucose levels.Google CEO Larry Page has referred to these sorts of projects as “big bets” or “moon…
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    Data Connections

  • MongoDB, Cassandra, APIs Oh My! Let’s Talk Data at Progress Exchange

    Jeff Reser
    21 Aug 2014 | 8:49 am
    45 days to go until Progress Exchange 2014, and our team at Progress DataDirect can’t wait! This year, Progress’ annual partner and customer conference will take place October 6-8 in Orlando, FL. If you attended last year’s event in Boston, you probably remember lots of orange, sparks everywhere and news of significant updates to our Pacific PaaS solution. The focus this year is to demonstrate just how far we’ve progressed (no pun intended) since then! We’ll be talking next generation application development, and all that encompasses – from mobile, to data connectivity, to cloud,…
  • Enhanced Access to Your Force.com Solutions

    Greg Stasko
    4 Aug 2014 | 1:50 pm
    Many powerful vertical solutions are now available on the Force.com platform via the AppExchange – For ITSM (IT Service Management), there is BMC’s Remedyforce. Navatar Group offers Financial Services solutions, and ERP and accounting solutions are available from FinancialForce and RootStock. Veeva offers a CRM solution for the life sciences, to highlight just a few. Standard Remedyforce Dashboard Force.com solutions provide varying capabilities when it comes to reporting or analytics. Being based on the Force.com platform, the integrated reporting or analytics will likely be…
  • How to Tame Your Raw Data with Easyl + Tableau

    Dion Picco
    4 Aug 2014 | 11:55 am
    Manually building sales reports, performance dashboards and lead analyses can be a productivity killer. Not only does it take time to compile what you need from multiple data sources, but once you’ve gone through the initial process you have to redo it all over again the next time you need a report. Wouldn’t it be nice to get a comprehensive view of customer activity and sales, across different data sources, and in a single dashboard that’s easy to use and update in real-time? With DataDirect and Tableau, you can do just that. During a recent webinar we co-hosted with Dustin…
  • New Tableau to MongoDB ODBC connection that respects NoSQL data

    Sumit Sarkar
    31 Jul 2014 | 6:48 am
    Tableau analysts may or may not know about the challenges in exposing NoSQL data sources, such as MongoDB, to data visualization tools like Tableau, Qlikview, Spotfire, Microstrategy, SAP Lumira, SAS, Birst, etc.  Progress DataDirect loves a good challenge and engineered the first reliable SQL connector to MongoDB using ODBC/JDBC.  Progress Software acquired the Modulus Node.js and MongoDB development platform, so we might know a thing or two about MongoDB data – rather than follow the widely unpopular flattened schema approach. Getting Started on reliable Tableau connectivity…
  • The Odata Connection

    Jeff Reser
    29 Jul 2014 | 12:59 pm
    Data access for mobile and web apps has long been a pain point for many businesses, but the problem is becoming increasingly challenging as more and more people turn to turn smartphones as their primary devices. This is putting pressure on businesses to develop apps, and develop them fast. The lack of standardized connectivity, such as an ODBC or JDBC equivalent for mobile development, left a lot of data siloed and underutilized. However, with the recently announced capabilities of DataDirect Cloud, businesses can leverage the Open Data Protocal (OData) to address those issues. For those that…
 
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    DanLew

  • Rank Optimizer Pro

    Daniel Lew
    22 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm
    I’m going to keep this short and straight to the point…Listen, if you want to succeed online… - You don’t need excuses - You don’t need pathetic trickle amount of random visitors - Quite frankly… you don’t need any nonsense What you need is a system that GUARANTEES results… period!To make money online, you need [...]
  • Product Launch Control

    Daniel Lew
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:08 pm
    There comes a time in every marketers life when he or she (you) have to take it to the next level and create a killer product. So what do you do? You create that product, that killer product that is going to smash it! But what happens when it comes to launch day? It fails [...]
  • Squeezematic

    Daniel Lew
    20 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Hey everyone I just wanted to take a moment to tell you about this amazing new page builder that is going to take your business to the next level. You see the success of your business is so dependent on how people perceive you. We all heard of it before, dress for success. Well its [...]
  • Katoko – The Coolest Woocommerce Theme With Developer License

    Daniel Lew
    20 Aug 2014 | 9:50 am
    Katoko gives you the power to open your own online storefront. The theme has been built to integrate with some of the most popular woocommerce plugins available, allowing people to use their favorite system without any conflicts. Click here to check it out! Yes, katoko is Premium WordPress woocommerce theme with perfect design and suitable [...]
  • Paged Profits Formula

    Daniel Lew
    18 Aug 2014 | 7:15 pm
    I have two questions for you. What if you could offer a unique service that every Facebook fan page needs but nobody is offering? I mean, Something extremely different from all those SEO and Reputation Management services. And What if you could type in a simple ‘search code’ into google and get instant access to [...]
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    Houston Web Design, Social Media, Online Marketing, SEO, Web Development in The Woodlands, Texas

  • How to Prevent Your Website from Driving Customers Away

    ITVibes Support
    21 Aug 2014 | 4:23 pm
    Have you ever walked into a restaurant in Houston and thought, “I want out of here right now”? Maybe the décor wasn’t appropriate, hostess was rude, seats weren’t comfortable, or it was dirty and smelled badly. Same thing can happen with websites. No, they don’t emit foul odors, thankfully, but they can drive customers away. The goal for your company’s website is to attract and engage potential new clients. But some business websites are like bad restaurants, they send their customers right out the door and they never come back.  The last thing you want to do with online…
  • CLOUDSPACE USA

    itvibes tech
    17 Aug 2014 | 11:07 pm
    Houston Web Design & Marketing About 20 years ago, Levin started a full service IT Company in Houston, Texas and over time he perfected the concept of the boutique IT business. Eventually he had around 30-35 customers, five employees, and was working out of his house. It was a small but efficient organization, very flexible, everything was monitored remotely, and he was delivering results to his clients. He was making a difference. About 20 years ago, Levin started a full service IT Company in Houston, Texas and over time he perfected the concept of the boutique IT business. Eventually…
  • ITVibes Honors Their Customers with Special Event

    ITVibes Support
    15 Aug 2014 | 3:20 pm
    ITVibes first Customer Appreciation Day was a fun, educational, and business networking event honoring our clients. It was held yesterday at The Woodlands Chamber of Commerce in their beautiful new building on Lakeside Blvd. The food was specially prepared by Chef Michael from Tomball and served in the Chamber’s distinguished new Lakeshore Board Room. Jill Cufr, ITVibes Content Manager, gave a presentation on Content Marketing – SEO & Blogging Tips. Following topics were discussed during the seminar: Importance of Content Writing, Knowing Your Target Audience, Keyphrase Research, SEO…
  • How to Use Google Analytics to Find Out Where Your Traffic is Coming From

    ITVibes Support
    12 Aug 2014 | 11:16 am
    Do You Want to Know How People are Finding Your Website? Have you ever driven down I-45 in Houston and thought, “Where is all this traffic coming from?” A lot of business owners wonder the same thing about their websites. Where is my website traffic coming from? How are people finding my company’s website? It’s an important question to ask because when you know your traffic’s biggest sources, you have a better idea of where to spend your time and effort. In this blog, we’ll share some basic information on how Google Analytics can help you route traffic to your site and…
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    11 Aug 2014 | 11:08 am
    Houston Web Design & Marketing The Institute of Orthopedic Research & Education IORE was founded in 1995 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose goal it is to advance orthopedic care through advances in research and teaching relating to the treatment of Musculo-Skeletal Disease and Injury. IORE is located in the heart of the Texas Medical Center one of the largest medical centers in the world. Our Mission Our fundamental academic and research mission is to provide the staff and facilities required to enable Orthopedic Faculty, Residents and Fellows to develop leadership in…
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  • European Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A Firmware Spotted

    Furqan Shahid
    22 Aug 2014 | 9:41 am
    Seems like Samsung is all set to release the Galaxy S5 LTE-A in Europe. The Korean giant just released a European firmware that is based on Android 4.4.4 Kitkat. The release of the firmware is peculiar and a huge hint towards the imminent release of the Galaxy S5 LTE-A in European countries. The firmware is currently available in United Kingdom and Switzerland and hopefully, we will see it making an appearance in more countries as well. IFA is less than 2 weeks away and will be held in Berlin, we are assuming that Samsung decides to debut the Galaxy S5 LTE-A alongside the Galaxy Note 4 at…
  • Motorola Moto X+1 Leaked Again in Press Photos

    Furqan Shahid
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:39 am
    The Moto X+1 is back again, but this time, it comes with a sad news. The renowned Twitter leaker @evleaks is now retired and as a retirement gift that was tweeted, we are left with some press shots of the Moto X+1. Indeed a sad day in the history of smart phones as @evleaks have provided us with several leaks that were almost always on the spot. This was a rather shocking news that came out abruptly. That being said, the leak we have this time shows the phone from both the front and the back side and it also matches the previous leaked press shot of the Motorola Moto X+1 giving a more…
  • Oppo Neo 5 Goes Official

    Furqan Shahid
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:15 am
    Oppo has revealed the company’s upcoming, budget friendly droid that offers decent specs in an affordable price range, the Oppo Neo 5. For those who don’t know, it is the successor to Oppo Neo and has better specs as compared to the the younger sibling. If you are wondering what type of upgrades we are talking about, Oppo has drastically improved the Neo 5 and added LTE as well. As for the rest of the specs, we have a newer OS version. This time around the Oppo Neo 5 runs on the Colour OS that is based on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. As for the rest of the specs, we have a quad care…
  • HTC Teases Desire 820?

    Furqan Shahid
    21 Aug 2014 | 11:07 am
    As we are nearing IFA, seems like HTC can’t wait for it. The Taiwanese giant just went ahead and teased what it seems like a successor to Desire 816. The company posted a teaser image on its Weibo account. The image is made up of six different images and top of the images the figure 820 is written. However, it could be possible that HTC releases the phone in China only. But for now, it is safe to say that something is coming pretty soon. As we all know, IFA is less than 2 weeks away. However, we currently don’t have a shred of concrete information about Desire 820. However, we do…
  • LG Announces 2 Budget Friendly Droids

    Furqan Shahid
    21 Aug 2014 | 10:26 am
    LG just announced 2 budget friendly smart phones that will be taking the stage at IFA, Berlin in less than 2 weeks. These 2 droids will be joining the long going L series. While one offers low end specs, the other one fits the mid-range. The good news is, both the devices will be having Android 4.4.2 Kitkat out of the box that will be covered by LG’s proprietary UI. We are not sure if the UI will be the same as LG G3 because recently, LG said that the company will work on bringing the UI to other LG phones as well. The first one from the lot is LG L Bello, and it can be said that it is…
 
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  • 5 Reasons Why You Should Start Blogging

    HBB &#124; Editorial Staff
    13 Aug 2014 | 6:29 am
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    12 Aug 2014 | 11:47 am
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    5 Aug 2014 | 2:10 pm
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    5 Aug 2014 | 12:43 am
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  • Playstation 3 Gets a Price Drop in Japan

    Christian Crisostomo
    22 Aug 2014 | 3:31 am
    Sony has decided to give its beloved Playstation 3 a price slash-off in Japan. Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia (SCEJA) announces a price drop for its Playstation 3 console, specifically for its 500GB charcoal black version. From its original equivalent price of $290.00, it would now be available locally in Japan with an equivalent price of $250.00. The new price adjusted black charcoal version will now be marketed with the model number CECH-4300C. Following this, Sony plans to stop production for the current 250GB and 500GB charcoal black versions (CECH-4200B and CECH-4200C…
  • Microsoft Said to be Planning Windows 9 Launch in September

    Sam Reynolds
    22 Aug 2014 | 12:41 am
    An official unveiling of Windows 9 might be closer than many expect, according to one report. Sources that spoke to The Verge said that Microsoft is planning a press event on September 30 to fully detail the changes to “Threshhold.” The sources that spoke to The Verge also said that a release to developers would occur shortly thereafter, perhaps on even the same day. While it’s unclear how much different Windows 9 will be from an architecture standpoint; improvements to the Windows kernel are not something users largely requested. This next version of Windows will largely be a refreshed…
  • Sony Plans Playstation Press Conference For September

    Christian Crisostomo
    21 Aug 2014 | 8:34 pm
    Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia has announced the schedule for its upcoming SCEJA Press Conference 2014 where it will discuss the future of Playstation. As to what exactly Sony plans convey, announce, or inform in this conference is not yet clear, but the official page for the SCEJA Press Conference 2014 says that it would be “all about the latest in Playstation.” Considering that the press conference is usually scheduled at the same month as the annual Tokyo Game Show, one might expect that part of the conference would at least discuss updated game information about the…
  • An Intel-MediaTek Deal Makes Sense, But is Not Likely

    Sam Reynolds
    21 Aug 2014 | 2:15 am
    An outright takeover of MediaTek by Intel to give Intel a fighting chance in the mobile market is likely to occur in the next two-to-three years, if one analyst’s prediction is to be believed. RBC Capital Markets Analyst Doug Freedman said in a research report released Wednesday that such a deal will happen as Intel struggles to organically increase its mobile market penetration organically while increasing shareholder value. For Intel, an acquisition of MediaTek — which doubled its baseband chip revenue between 2007 and 2013 from 7.3% to 14.4% — would give Intel a 30% market…
  • Sharp Develops 4K HD CMOS Image Sensor for Mobile Devices

    Christian Crisostomo
    21 Aug 2014 | 1:02 am
    Sharp has unveiled a new image sensor for 4K HD video recording. The new CMOS image sensor is designed for shooting video at 4K and has a resolution of 12-megapixels, with each pixel having a size of 3.1 x 3.1 micrometers. The pixel size, combined with a sensitivity level of 1.42 V/lux-sec, was achieved using Sharp’s own proprietary image cell technology. The sensor is capable of recording 4K or 2K video at 60 fps. Power consumption rate is at a mere 420 microwatts, allowing the sensor to considerably reduce image noise due to heat. Specialty-wise, the new CMOS image sensor is more…
 
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  • 5 Reasons Why You Should Start Blogging

    HBB &#124; Editorial Staff
    13 Aug 2014 | 6:29 am
    There were many reasons to put off starting a blog in the not-so-distant past, but times have changed. Gone are the days of needing to be an expert... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Why We Should Use WordPress for Your Website?

    HBB &#124; Guest Author
    12 Aug 2014 | 11:47 am
    WordPress was first launched in 2003. In those days, it was seen as a fairly simple (but still useful) CMS (Content managing system) for blogging... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • SendInBlue Review – Easy Marketing Solution For Your Business

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    5 Aug 2014 | 2:10 pm
    The word “Marketing” applies for both small-scale, medium-scale and large-scale businesses. Without Marketing you’ll end up with a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • ASKME – Connect With Millions Of Businesses Within Your City

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  • InkThemes Review: SEO Friendly & Fast Loading WP Themes

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    Terry White's Tech Blog

  • I accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Terry White
    21 Aug 2014 | 10:46 am
    My buddy Scott Kelby called me out on The Grid yesterday and challenged me to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and I did. I also donated to ALS a.k.a. Lou Gehrig’s Disease (and Adobe did a 100% match to my donation) and you can too right here. I challenge my good friends Paul Trani, Jason Levine and Willie Blue. Can’t wait to see your videos guys Enjoy the video and thankfully it was a warm day The post I accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge appeared first on Terry White's Tech Blog.
  • What’s In My Bag?

    Terry White
    17 Aug 2014 | 9:11 pm
    The good folks over a shotkit.com recently featured me on their site and the contents of my camera bag. You can see all the other photography gear that I use here. People are always asking what kind of gear I shoot with. On the flip side of that coin when I’m out on tour people are always asking about the gear I use on stage to do my presentations. So I thought it was time for a “What’s in my bag?” update. My backpack weighs a ton. Every now and then I take everything out and try to only put back in the things that I’m using on a regular basis. That time has come…
  • August 2014 Update: 3 NEW Features in Adobe Muse CC

    Terry White
    14 Aug 2014 | 8:01 am
      Right on the heals of the 2014 Release of Adobe Creative Cloud in June, the Adobe Muse team has already come out with a NEW feature update for August 2014. In this episode of Adobe Creative Cloud TV, I’ll show you 3 NEW features in Adobe Muse CC for this August 2014 Update. While you’re here, check out this video on How To Create Custom Page Navigation Menus 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. This episode has a…
  • I Built My Photography Website with Lightroom and TTG

    Terry White
    10 Aug 2014 | 9:11 pm
    As much as I love using Adobe Muse CC to create websites like macgroup.org, I have one website that was better to build using Lightroom 5 and the NEW CE4 Web Publishing Suite from The Turning Gate. My terrywhitephotography.com site is built 100% from Lightroom and the plug-ins from The Turning Gate. While I can certainly have a more customized site using Adobe Muse CC, the one thing that makes it better to do this site in Lightroom is the ease of updating it when I have new photos and videos. It starts with Collections Each of my Portfolios are Collections in Lightroom and from there I can…
  • How to Use Photoshop Generator to Make iOS Webclip icons for your site

    Terry White
    4 Aug 2014 | 9:11 pm
      In this episode of Adobe Creative Cloud TV, I’ll show you how to use Adobe Photoshop Generator to make webclip icons for your website so that when people bookmark your website to their home screens on iPad, iPhone or iPod touch they’ll get your custom icon. 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. This episode has a BONUS CLIP that is available only in the App! My iOS App is a Universal App for iPhone, iPad and iPod…
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    SunBlogNuke Team Blog

  • Ultimate DNN7 Blogging Module

    Baldwin
    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 handy…
  • Simple reference for Theme Customization

    Baldwin
    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.
  • Compatible SunBlogNuke v5.8 Building for DNN5

    Baldwin
    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 can enjoy…
  • DNN Tips: GetTab Method without DNN Context

    Baldwin
    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 into…
  • DNN7 Blog Integrated with ModuleSearchBase

    Baldwin
    10 May 2014 | 7:08 am
    Recently we are building a totally new branch of #DNN #Blog #Module – SunBlogNuke based on DNN 7.1 core framework. As you know, DNN7 indeed introduced lots of awesome features, including advanced url rewrite solution. There are more topic about DNN7, however, we just share some interesting things about new class "ModuleSearchBase".
 
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    Latest ITProPortal news

  • HP introduces new affordable options for the software-defined data centre

    22 Aug 2014 | 1:58 pm
    The company has brought in a new entry-level all-flash array that has a much lower initial outlay than current options and is around half the price of competitor options.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/08/22/hp-introduces-new-affordable-options-software-defined-data-centre/
  • European car firms hit by email malware campaign

    22 Aug 2014 | 12:52 pm
    Automobile companies are being urged to exercise caution by Symantec when opening email attachments as a campaign specifically targeting them has been spreading.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/08/22/european-car-firms-hit-by-email-malware-campaign/
  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha hitting the UK on 10 September

    22 Aug 2014 | 10:58 am
    Pre-orders are set to open on 28 August and it can be bought at Samsung’s store as well as the Carphone Warehouse, Phones4u and directly from Vodafone.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/08/22/samsung-galaxy-alpha-hitting-uk-10-september/
  • Motorola Moto X+1 photo leaks ahead of 4 September unveil

    22 Aug 2014 | 9:51 am
    A picture of the new handset has leaked that shows it will come in black and white with wooden effect and it is ahead of an expected launch next month.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/08/22/motorola-moto-x1-photo-leaks-ahead-of-4-september-unveil/
  • Today’s Tech: Gmail hacked, Monkeys’ rights abused and Google self-driving cars hit road block

    22 Aug 2014 | 9:27 am
    The best of ITProPortal news including: US researchers find Gmail app is one of the easiest to hack, monkey takes a selfie but isn't allowed the copyright, and Google's car project steers off course.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/08/22/todays-tech-gmail-hacked-monkeys-rights-abused-and-google-self-driving-cars-hit-road-block/
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    The Evangelist Marketing Institute -- Alex L. Goldfayn -- Techniques For Revenue Growth

  • Why?

    Alex Goldfayn
    18 Aug 2014 | 12:09 pm
    We are not a road-trip family — we fly — but last week we drove from Chicago to Niagara Falls and Toronto. Which meant more than 20 hours in the car round-trip and between destinations. With two 5-year-olds. And so, they asked “why?” approximately 200,000 times. And we answered. Kids don’t hesitate to clarify, dig deeper, and understand precisely. Adults do. We don’t ask “why” for reasons that boil down to self-limiting beliefs: we don’t want to impose, offend, or project that we do not understand. These are confidence and self-esteem…
  • Video: 4 Revenue Growth Misconceptions

    Alex Goldfayn
    12 Aug 2014 | 5:29 am
    Here’s a new video on the four major misconceptions about revenue growth. Quick reminder that the deep discount for my Growth Masters program ends this Friday.    
  • The Marketing Power of Peers

    Alex Goldfayn
    11 Aug 2014 | 12:50 pm
    When you tell people you’re great, you’re selling. People expect that of you, and take it with a grain (or several grains) of salt. Also, although marketing is no place for modesty, personal moderation, discomfort with boldness, “preferring to let our work” do the talking hold us back from blowing our own horn. All of which is why we must obtain and communicate the thoughts and feelings of our happy customers. With testimonials and case studies, we must let our customers tell their peers about what they love best about us. There is nothing we can say that is more…
  • Entrepreneurs Should NOT Grapple With Facebook

    Alex Goldfayn
    7 Aug 2014 | 7:41 am
    The Wall Street Journal has an article today about small business owners marketing on Facebook, where ad prices are up and clicks are down. You can read the article here, but you may need a subscription. A graphic appears with the piece, titled “Marketing Avenues,” listing the top five marketing methods for firms with fewer than 500 employees: 1. Company website – 50% 2. Facebook and/or other social media – 27% 3. Print yellow pages – 25% 4. SEO / Organic Search – 18% 5. Internet yellow pages – 15% This list is indicative of why companies actually…
  • 10 Pillars Of Revenue Growth

    Alex Goldfayn
    4 Aug 2014 | 12:36 pm
    A little bit longer than usual today. Which one of these will you spend 15 minutes applying today? Hit “reply” and let me know. The communicated plan has a much greater chance of getting done! 1. Always, focus on your value. It’s far more compelling. Don’t tell me about your technical specifications of process. Tell me about how I’ll be improved after I buy from you. 2. Simpler is always better. Simplify your product, service, marketing effort and messaging. Then simplify it again. 3. Even in your marketing, help people. That’s all we’re doing…
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  • Elizabeth Vargas: Return to Rehab and Divorce

    Kimberly Ripley
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:13 pm
    Elizabeth Vargas not only returned to rehab this past week, she and her husband Marc Cohn have decided to get a divorce as well. The 20/20 anchor and Good Morning America news reporter is seeking treatment for alcohol addiction. It was Marc Cohn who urged Vargas to go to rehab the first time around. “You have a problem. You’re an alcoholic,” the ‘Walking in Memphis’ songwriter told his wife. “It made me really angry, really angry. But he was right,” Elizabeth Vargas said following her first stint in a rehab facility. Elizabeth Vargas issued a…
  • Scott Disick Opens Up About His Health And Recovery

    Ellisha Rader Mannering
    22 Aug 2014 | 6:57 pm
    Scott Disick was always the life of a party and he enjoyed drinking and having a goodtime. Like many people, Scott lost control of his drinking and partying and was soon battling alcoholism. Scott denied that he had a problem for a long time but after he was hospitalized for alcohol poisoning in June, he started to come to his senses. Scott decided to stop drinking and promised his pregnant girlfriend Kourtney Kardashian that he would not drink while she was pregnant. Kourtney’s other two children also belong to Scott and the couple has been together for several years. Although Kourtney was…
  • Osteoarthritis Pain: Tips To Relieve It

    Ellisha Rader Mannering
    22 Aug 2014 | 6:36 pm
    Osteoarthritis pain can be hard to live with. Some people experience so much pain that they find it hard to live a normal life. There are numerous medications that can help ease your osteoarthritis pain, but if you are not getting enough relief or are looking for a more natural way to feel better, you may want to try these tips. Diet Extra weight can put added pressure on your joints and make it harder for them to work properly. It can also cause the joints to rub together and make your osteoarthritis pain more severe. Even losing just a few pounds can help and if you do decide to diet, make…
  • Julianne Hough To Judge Dancing With The Stars

    Ellisha Rader Mannering
    22 Aug 2014 | 6:25 pm
    Julianne Hough got her start on Dancing With The Stars, and now she is back for more. Don’t expect to see Hough competing though, she will be seated at the judge’s table. Hough said that she was excited to be back on the show and to be able to offer her advice and perspective to the dancers. “After being on tour with my brother [Derek], it felt like time to move on,” Hough said. “I felt like I really reconnected with fans, and the people have supported me since day one. They have followed me from Dancing with the Stars to my other aspirations. It just feels like the…
  • Welcome Back, Kotter: Entire Series Available On DVD

    Ann Casano
    22 Aug 2014 | 3:33 pm
    “Up your nose with a rubber hose!” “Off my case, toilet-face!” Now you can watch all of Vinnie Barbarino’s (John Travolta) rhyming insults. The complete series of Welcome Back, Kotter is now available on DVD. The package consists of 95 episodes over four seasons on 16 DVDs. The double-sided covers are designed to resemble textbooks. The sitcom was set in the late 1970s and aired on ABC from September 1975 to June 1979. It was filmed in front of a live studio audience and featured a laugh track. The show starred Gabe Kaplan as the titular Mr. Kotter. The comedy is…
 
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  • First Firefox OS Running Smartphone Launched in India at Rs 2299

    Arpit Verma
    22 Aug 2014 | 5:15 am
    Spice Retail today announced the first Firefox OS running smartphone for the Indian market. The device is called Spice Fire One Mi - FX 1 and will be available for a miserly price of Rs 2299. This makes the Firefox device, one of the most affordable smartphones going around and does not have all too shabby specifications too at the price being offered. The question of ecosystem being very nascent is a concern but you do get most of the important social networking apps such as Facebook and Twitter right out of the box. There is also a marketplace in the phone to allow you to download…
  • First Renders of the Motorola Moto X+1 Surface

    Arpit Verma
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:56 am
    Motorola has been on a comeback trail and pretty much achieved that in a spectacular fashion last year with the release of Motorola Moto E, G and X, each device catering to the needs of all the three major segments namely, flagship, mid tier and budget. As it continues to strengthen its position as one of the leading players when it comes to the personal tech world, Motorola is set to announce at least 9 devices by the time this year runs out, if the reports on the internet are to be believed. My retirement gift to you. pic.twitter.com/N2B2Eg6bjz — Evan Blass (@evleaks) August 21, 2014 Th…
  • Uber Offers Developer APIs for easier Third Party Integration

    Arpit Verma
    20 Aug 2014 | 8:42 pm
    In an attempt to make its services even more accessible and visible across, Uber, the cab hiring service has decided to make its API available to developers for free. Uber has been a massive hit, especially since its launch in India about three to four months ago and has been gradually expanding to newer cities with time. This move comes as no surprise for those who have been following the rapid steps that Uber is taking in order to win the market and make a name for itself. Using the API, the developers will be able to integrate Uber services into their own applications and be able to call…
  • OnePlus Begins Recruiting as they Prepare for the Indian Adventure

    Arpit Verma
    20 Aug 2014 | 8:29 pm
    OnePlus along with Xiaomi have been the two most talked about Android manufacturers in the recent past simply because of the value for money they provide their customers with. Both the companies have flagship products that are very much in line with the highest end spec products from other renowned manufacturers, be it Samsung, LG, HTC or Oppo yet there is a staggering difference in pricing. While Xiaomi started business in India a month or so ago, OnePlus too recently was reported to be considering moving to India. It looks like we have had the best confirmation of the move yesterday as…
  • Google’s Photo Sphere App is now Available on iOS

    Arpit Verma
    20 Aug 2014 | 3:20 am
    Google Camera has a nice interesting feature called the photo alongside several others like the ones to produce a fake blur in the background of your subject. These photo spheres, which are basically the 360 degree view of a scenery can be shared on Google maps to help those who are looking for directions as well as across Social Media to give a greater perspective of the scene to your friends, have become as popular as the Panorama effect. Since iPhone’s default camera application does not have the feature by default, Google has seized the opportunity and made the photo sphere feature…
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  • The Recommended Summer Reading List For Bankers And Traders By Jefferies CEO Dick Handler

    Amarendra Bhushan
    11 Aug 2014 | 3:14 am
    To develop new perspectives, workable solutions, and gain fresh insights, Jefferies CEO Richard “Dick” Handler has issued an imagined “Summer Reading List for Bankers and Traders” giving his employees top 10 Wall Street life... [[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 (http://ceoworld.biz for more!]]
  • Which State Is The Most And Least Corrupt State In The United States of America?

    Amarendra Bhushan
    11 Aug 2014 | 2:11 am
    Are you curious to know Which State is the most and least corrupt state in the United States of America? Or So in what states can you trust public officials and what places should you avoid? Or the crookedest states in the union? Well, there’s an... [[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 (http://ceoworld.biz for more!]]
  • The 11 Coolest Cities To Live Across The United States of America

    Amarendra Bhushan
    7 Aug 2014 | 5:49 am
    Forbes Magazine just released its list of the Coolest Cities to live across the United States of America: it named Washington D.C. coolest city in the US. Seattle ranked No. 2 on the list, followed by Austin, Texas, Houston and San Francisco. I... [[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 (http://ceoworld.biz for more!]]
  • The 12 Largest Cities In The United States For Women In Business

    Amarendra Bhushan
    5 Aug 2014 | 5:44 am
    Among the 100 largest cities in the United States, Washington ranked 1st place, when it comes to opportunities available for women both as entrepreneurs and climbers of the corporate ladders, according to an analysis by Bizwomen, a website... [[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 (http://ceoworld.biz for more!]]
  • The 5 Chinese State-Approved Anti-Virus Software Vendors: Bans Symantec and Kaspersky

    Amarendra Bhushan
    4 Aug 2014 | 4:45 am
    China has decided to ban both US-based Symantec Corp and Russia’s Kaspersky Lab from a list of approved anti-virus software vendors among government departments over security concerns. In a tweet on its English language account, the China... [[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 (http://ceoworld.biz for more!]]
 
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    Honeytech Blog

  • How to use Social Money using Oxigen Wallet

    Honey Singh
    19 Aug 2014 | 4:46 am
    We have been using our social accounts for networking and chit chat with fellas but do you know that you can also send / receive money using your Facebook, Twitter, Google plus, WhatsApp & Email accounts with the help of Oxigen Wallet. It sounds like internet fantasy but now you...Read more »The post How to use Social Money using Oxigen Wallet appeared first on Honeytech Blog.
  • 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!...Read more »The post How to use Social Money using Oxigen Wallet appeared first on Honeytech Blog.
  • 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....Read more »The post 3 tips to save your website from heartbleed bug appeared first on Honeytech Blog.
  • 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....Read more »The post Five Coolest things you can do with Android Wear appeared first on Honeytech Blog.
  • 10 Innovative Ways of Using a Smartphone

    Honey Singh
    16 Jun 2014 | 8:58 am
    Cellphones are quickly becoming a thing of the past, as smartphones are becoming cheaper and more accessible to millions of people around the world. It’s no longer enough for a phone to be able to call someone or send them a text—consumers expect them to do just about anything you...Read more »The post 10 Innovative Ways of Using a Smartphone appeared first on Honeytech Blog.
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    TechChunks: Latest Technology Tips, Gadgets, SEO, Blogging, Social Media

  • Top 10 Unknown, Hidden, Secret Facts about Android

    Asha
    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

    TechChunks
    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

    TechChunks
    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,…
  • Best Android & iOS Cross-Platform Games 2014

    Jojo
    29 Jul 2014 | 11:56 pm
    2014 has been proved to be a year that brought tons of interesting new and improved (updated) apps to both the iOS as well as Android platforms and today in this article, we’ll list out some of the best games of 2014 so far that are available both on Android and iOS. So it doesn’t matter if you are an iPhone or iPad or Android user but if you have been looking for some pretty cool games, then this is your lucky day — we have gathered up the bestest, freshest iPhone/iPad games and best Android games to hit the iTunes and Google Play Store in 2014 so far. Be it the fresh…
  • Top 5 Best Tips for Starting a Successful Website or Blog

    TechChunks
    12 Jul 2014 | 4:36 am
    Whether it’s for a new business or for personal use, the benefits of going online are well documented. Websites are a great way to advertise and reach as wide an audience as possible but they must be carefully constructed if they are to achieve the desired results. Thankfully, today if you have a website or a blog, it is an effective tool to share thoughts, promote business expand your web presence. Whether it is going to be a personal blog, a discussion forum or a family picture (photo) gallery, launching a website has never been easier. Creating a new website is an exciting idea, but…
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    The Lantronix Blog

  • Partnering for Success: Lantronix and Cisco

    Mark Tullio
    15 Aug 2014 | 4:46 pm
    “If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” —Isaac Newton There are dozens of great quotes attributed to Newton, but the aforementioned quote is definitely one of my favorites.   As one of the most influential scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific revolution, Newton’s contributions have impacted all areas of our lives, especially technology. One of the critical success factors for any tech company is “strategic partnerships.” Nowhere is this more critical, and more relevant, than during a market transition – and that’s…
  • SLB Branch Office Manager Earns TweakTown’s “Best Features” Award!

    Mark Tullio
    24 Jul 2014 | 8:38 am
    Today more than ever, the need to keep IT equipment operational 24/7 is critical to the health of a company. Enterprises with distributed branch or satellite offices – such as those in retail, finance, insurance, healthcare, and food services industries – are presented with special challenges, as they need a centralized solution that can manage each location remotely. Our Secure Lantronix Branch (SLB) Office Manager is designed to do just that. Recently TweakTown, one of the biggest technical media Web sites in the world, took an in depth look at SLB and liked what they saw! Reviewer Paul…
  • Remote Out-of-Band Access in the World’s Deepest Underwater Observatory

    Mark Tullio
    2 Jul 2014 | 10:58 am
    (thanks to by Brian Chee, Senior Contributing Editor, InfoWorld Test Center) Imagine the world’s deepest observatory at 3 miles below the sea surface. Now think about what a challenge it would be to monitor equipment for such a remote location. This was the problem encountered by Aloha Cable Observatory (ACO), as they sought to replace an old power distribution unit (PDU) with a solution that would supply remote power management, control and configuration for critical seawater systems. Enter SLB! The Secure Lantronix Branch (SLB) Office Manager from Lantronix was selected to securely manage…
  • Sending data from Lantronix to Google Analytics

    Mariano Goluboff
    5 Jun 2014 | 11:51 am
    Google and Lantronix The following is a copy of a guest post from Kurt Busch, CEO, and Mariano Goluboff, Principal Field Applications Engineer at Lantronix as originally posted on Google’s corporate blog at: http://analytics.blogspot.com/2014/03/sending-data-from-lantronix-to-google.html Background Google Analytics makes it easy to create custom dashboards to present data in the format that most helps to drive business processes. We’ve put together a solution that will make several of our devices (networking and remote access devices) easily configurable to enable delivery of end device…
  • Lantronix + dweet + freeboard: Connecting a microcontroller’s serial port to the Internet of Things

    Mariano Goluboff
    27 May 2014 | 8:56 am
    Talking to my customers, everybody is asking about the Internet of Things. There is so much information about the IoT, that it can be confusing to figure out how to solve your specific business problem with all the options available. Where the rubber meets the road is putting hardware, software, and services together to get to a cogent solution. All while reducing costs and time to market, of course. So when I heard someone wanting to connect to Bug Labs’ dweet.io I was intrigued. Here’s a service that claims to make the sending of data very easy. I don’t even have to sign up for a free…
 
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    Trending Technologies | TripleTremelo

  • Apple’s iPhone 6 will not be stacked with additional RAM

    Adeel Inam
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:25 am
    Users who have waited patiently for almost 12 months for the launch of the iPhone 6 might be slightly disappointed with the additional details related to the technical specifications of the device. The first variant of the iPhone 6 will be equipped with 1GB of RAM; this means the RAM of the upcoming smartphone has not been upgraded as its predecessor the iPhone 5S also had RAM of 1GB. While this might be a disappointment shot for thousands of overzealous Apple fans, there are a couple of facts that they must know. The iPhone 5S, which is a phone carrying a dual core processor coupled with 1GB…
  • Motorola’s smartwatch shows up on BestBuy for a price of $249

    Adeel Inam
    20 Aug 2014 | 9:22 pm
    Although there are tons of goodies to be unveiled by Motorola on the 4th of September, it seems that the most anticipated device among them is the Moto 360 smartwatch. The company that was once Google’s most prized acquisition ($12.5 billion) and now in the hands of Lenovo (for $2.91 billion) also has other products to showcase at the event of September; one such product is the company’s pocket-friendly successor of the Moto G smartphone. While there were just speculations related to the price of the Moto 360 smartwatch, it seems that BestBuy, a popular e-commerce website, have managed to…
  • Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 makes its appearance on AnTutu

    Adeel Inam
    20 Aug 2014 | 8:53 pm
    While the Snapdragon 805 SoC happens to be a very powerful adversary for all of its rivaling mobile chipsets out there possessing a quad core Krait 450 processor along with an Adreno 420 GPU, there are still some chipsets that are able to beat Qualcomm’s powerful Snapdragon 805. In order to make sure that it is the leading provider of chipsets, the latest chipset that the company is working on is also a chipset that supports 64 bit operating systems. Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 is labeled with the code number MSM8994 and is reportedly still being tested on AnTuTu Benchmark. The unofficial…
  • New Samsung flagship phablet specifications leaked

    Adeel Inam
    20 Aug 2014 | 8:52 am
    Samsung might be experiencing some trouble with the lack of revenue in recent months, but it is not going to hamper the progress of the smartphone manufacturing giant in delivering its flagship devices to the technological populace. While the Galaxy Note 3 was a beast in terms of performance and features, it is about to be usurped by its successor; the Galaxy Note 4, whose specifications have been leaked. The Galaxy Note 4 will possess a 5.7 inch screen, which is the same screen size as its predecessor, with a slight touch in upping the total number of pixels in that screen size. First off,…
  • Amazon’s Fire Phone updates fixes several bugs and issues

    Adeel Inam
    20 Aug 2014 | 3:19 am
    The e-commerce giant and Jeff Bezos’ Fire Phone might be packed with a lot of great features; but there were initial problems that were to be encountered with the device, as expected. While it is common for software to start developing bugs and issues overtime, the fact that these issues are able to get written off or at the very least mitigated, is very impressive. While the device did not have technical specifications that would leave users awestruck, it has enough features to steal their hearts. The first update for the Fire Phone has allowed users to finally take control of the…
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    The Website Owner's Manual

  • Client Spotlight: Fenner Dunlop

    mona
    14 Aug 2014 | 8:15 am
    NuRelm is proud to have been chosen by one of the oldest and most respected firms in the conveyor belting industry when they needed to build a new website.  Their requirements included a complex, multi-layered content approval workflow system, an editable distributor database, and a searchable map for their nationwide network of distributors. Fenner Dunlop is a world leading provider of the safest and most complete conveyor systems and services to the mining and industrial sectors, including belt manufacturing and system engineering. The Fenner Dunlop team has always been a highly…
  • Make Awesome Visuals Out of Google Analytics Data

    greg
    13 Aug 2014 | 8:43 am
    Making visuals like this is a quick and easy yet very convincing way to get a client onboard with the direction of their website. Here’s a real example of an existing website that’s a few years old and does not have a mobile or responsive site: Enough said? This website is on track to have more mobile users than desktop users very soon, so it makes sense that they should have a mobile website. On a side note, when using this data, most charts end up looking very similar. You could also make charts for browsers, operating systems, locations and so on. Here’s an explanation of…
  • Uability Testing with Usabilityhub

    greg
    4 Aug 2014 | 8:55 am
    A friend showed me usabilityhub.com recently; it is a quick way to get some feedback from real users. You can take a random test and receive points which can be used to collect free results on your own tests or, get a paid plan and a set number or results per month. The tests can be custom, include navigation flow, a quick visual glance test or an actual navigation flow test. After seeing results, it is clear that some users have fast fingers or are just clicking randomly to get points.    
  • Your Git Flow Branching Strategy is Easier than ever with Source Tree

    sarah
    1 Aug 2014 | 9:48 am
    Git Flow is a Git workflow that specifies a set of branching strategies and release management techniques to follow within a project setting. There are a number of Git workflows out there, but our team finds Git Flow to be the most useful. To learn more about Git Flow, you can read the guide here. Git Flow is now even easier for your team to utilize! Atlassian’s Source Tree application has integrated Git Flow into it’s application. To get started, create a git repository and connect it to your Source Tree app. With the repo open in Source Tree, you will see a button in the top…
  • A quick Drupal update guide

    anastasia
    29 Jul 2014 | 12:40 pm
    For starters, I use the Drush command-line shell to make my life easier when updating Drupal. If you don’t have it, get it here on Github: https://github.com/drush-ops/drush Once installed on your server, you can run through these steps: Updating Drupal core with drush 1. Backup the site. 2. Put site into maintenance mode by going to Configuration > Development > Maintenance mode. 3. Use the “drush up drupal” command. It will only update Drupal core and not the modules. 4. Check to make sure your permissions are correct. I change permissions in the public_html/ directory by…
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    Canadianreviewer.com

  • Samsung debuts 3-in-1 micro USB cable

    Nicole Batac
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:43 pm
      Want to make the most out of a single wall outlet or charger? Samsung has a solution for you: a 3-in-1 micro USB cable. As its name states, the US$40 cable will let you charge three micro USB-powered devices at the same time. This will be a perfect travel companion, we are going to admit. However, you must remember that the split nature of the cables mean power is split evenly between three devices so it will take you longer to charge your gadgets. Source: Ubergizmo
  • Leica introduces new rangefinder camera

    Nicole Batac
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:26 pm
    Leica might be foregoing its identifiable red brand logo for its new camera but it doesn’t mean they’re scrimping on quality. The new Leica M-P features a 24-megapixel CMOS sensor, Leica Maestro processor, ISO range of 200 – 6400, and a shutter speed of 1/4000s – 60 seconds. It also has the ability to shoot three frames per second until you run out of the internal 2GB of storage and it comes with optional EVF. If you find yourself wanting for storage, you can use an SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card. The M-P also comes equipped a mono integrated microphone and an optional…
  • OS X 10.10 Yosemite Beta 2 now available

    Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
    22 Aug 2014 | 9:20 am
    Beta testers of the upcoming Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite operating system were rewarded this morning with the first major non-developer update with various bug fixes as well as updates to the interface and design tweaks that give it a more unified look and feel. Also included are new wallpapers. Yosemite is expected to be released to the world at large this fall and is free for users of compatible Macs running the current Mavericks OS. You can check out my initial impressions of OS X Yosemite based on the first beta release here.
  • HTC unveils IFA teaser with digits ‘820’

    Nicole Batac
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:06 am
    Hot off the heels of their HTC One M8 for Windows release, HTC has plans of unveiling a new device and reports say it will be an octa-core Android device. The Taiwanese brand sent out “save the date” invites for an “IFA Breakfast” on September 4th. It is rumoured that the 64-bit octa-core device for HTC’s Desire line will be making an appearance. The teaser image with the digits “820” was just released and it seems in line with the numbering HTC does with Desire—the last Desire handset was an 816. We will just have to wait a bit to see what…
  • Google Voice Search adds multi-language support

    Nicole Batac
    22 Aug 2014 | 6:57 am
    When doing multi-language Voice Search before, Google would need you to change the language settings. Now, they are rolling out an update that will support multiple languages. The latest version of Google Search (version 3.6) should be up on Play Store. To activate this feature, you just need to head to the Settings menu and then select Search & Now > Voice > Languages. You can then pick up to five languages you want Google Search to understand. But Android Police points out there are still shortcomings with the update, including the lose of "Ok Google" detection. Hopefully they fix…
 
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    WebTrickz

  • How to Mirror Xiaomi Mi 3 to TV with Chromecast

    Mayur
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:01 am
    Chromecast by Google is a smart thumb-sized media streaming device that simply connects to your TV via HDMI port, thus providing the easiest way to watch online content on your TV. With Chromecast, you can wirelessly connect your Android phone or iPhone to the television and cast your favourite apps such as YouTube, HBO GO, Google+, Chrome, Hulu Plus, and more. A couple of months back, Google introduced Mirroring support for Chromecast that adds the ability to mirror your Android phone or tablet to the TV. The new ‘Cast Screen’ option entirely mirrors your Android device to your TV; such…
  • How to Root Xiaomi Mi 3 Indian version

    Mayur
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:34 am
    The Xiaomi Mi 3 is comparatively a great smartphone considering its high-end specifications and aggressive pricing of Rs. 13,999. The Mi 3 has been selling like hot cakes in India since its availability and till date most people aren’t able to buy it due to insufficient stock. Mi 3 packs MIUI ROM that offers a user-friendly interface and has many useful functionalities integrated which eliminates the need to use third party apps. For more advanced capabilities, one can root their device to access some amazing apps that require root and can even install custom ROM or custom kernel of their…
  • Guide to Identify Fake Xiaomi Mi Power Banks

    Mayur
    9 Aug 2014 | 3:49 am
    XIAOMI, the Chinese company that recently started its operations in India is currently creating a lot of buzz with its flagship smartphone “Mi 3”, a high-end Android phone launched at a highly competitive price of Rs. 13,999. Mi 3 is being sold in India exclusively through Flipkart and it’s next to impossible to buy it, due to intensely high demand and low supply. Xiaomi is also known for their PowerBanks and accessories such as eye-candy covers for phones. Unfortunately, Xiaomi hasn’t introduced their accessories line-up in India yet which is said to arrive with the launch of Redmi…
  • How to Uninstall CLauncher App on Android

    Mayur
    3 Aug 2014 | 7:45 am
    Clauncher, a product from Mobogenie is apparently a rogue homescreen launcher application for Android. There are various rogue apps that get downloaded unknowingly when normal users access warez and other downloading sites. Such sites run intrusive advertisements that tend to automatically download APK files of unwanted apps, Clauncher is one example. These ads trick users by displaying a pop-up, like for instance ‘Phone getting slow!’ and then suggest them to installing such apps to make your phone fast. This way most users fall into the trap and install the downloaded APK, after which…
  • Features that make Hike Messenger Win over WhatsApp – Send Photos in Original quality, Send Any Files up to 100MB, Better Privacy & more

    Mayur
    2 Aug 2014 | 5:58 am
    There are various widely popular cross-platform instant messaging apps available for iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry and Nokia. Some of the top chat messenger apps are: WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Line, WeChat, Hike, and Viber. Of these Hike messenger, which is highly popular in India is now topping the charts by currently being the #1 App in ‘Top Free apps’ category on Google Play and currently #3 on iOS App Store. Hike, made with love in India has over 20 million users and is adding over 300K new users every day. Personally, I feel ‘hike’ is amazing and a better…
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    Monday Note

  • The Future of Mobile Apps for News

    Frédéric Filloux
    17 Aug 2014 | 11:18 am
      The modern smartphone is 7 years old and yet, when it comes to designing mobile applications, we are still barely scratching the surface. Today we’ll see how harnessing technology already embedded in a phone can unleash great potential.  A mobile news app has simple goals: Capture and retain reader attention, and repeat the process, several times a day. Pretty straightforward. But not that simple in the real world. For a news provider, the smartphone screen is the the most challenging environment ever seen. There, chances are that a legacy media or a pure-player will find itself in…
  • The Sweet Spot On Apple’s Racket

    Jean-Louis Gassée
    17 Aug 2014 | 11:18 am
      iPad sales are falling – but the sky is not. We’re merely dealing with a healthy case of expectations adjustment. The tablet computer has always felt inevitable. The desire to harness the power of a computer in the comfortable form of a letter-size tablet with a keyboard, or perhaps a stylus for more natural interaction — or why not both? — has been with us for a very long time. Here we see Alan Kay holding a prototype of his 1972 Dynabook (the photo is from 2008): (credit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dynabook) Alan prophetically called his invention a personal computer…
  • App Store Curation: An Open Letter To Tim Cook

    Jean-Louis Gassée
    10 Aug 2014 | 11:53 am
      With one million titles and no human guides, the Apple App Store has become incomprehensible for mere mortals. A simple solution exists: curation by humans instead of algorithms. Dear Tim, You know the numbers better than anyone — I don’t need to quote them to you — but we all know that the iOS App Store is a veritable gold mine. Unfortunately, the App Store isn’t being mined in the best interests of Apple’s customers and developers, nor, in the end, in the interests of the company itself. The App Store may be a gold mine, but it’s buried in an impenetrable jungle. Instead…
  • Macintel: The End Is Nigh

    Jean-Louis Gassée
    3 Aug 2014 | 8:51 am
    When Apple announced its 64-bit A7 processor, I dismissed the speculation that this could lead to a switch away from Intel chips for the Macintosh line for a homegrown “desktop-class” chip. I might have been wrong. “I don’t know exactly when, but sooner or later, Macs will run on Apple-designed ARM chips.” Thus spake Matt Richman in a 2011 blog post titled “Apple and ARM, Sitting in a Tree”. Richman explained why, after a complicated but ultimately successful switch from PowerPC chips to Intel processors in 2005, Apple will make a similar switch, this time to ARM-based…
  • News on mobile: better be a Danish publisher than a Japanese one

    Frédéric Filloux
    13 Jul 2014 | 10:06 am
      This is the second part of our Mobile facts to Keep in Mind (see last week Monday Note – or here on Quartz). Today, a few more basic trends and a closer look at healthy markets for digital news.  Last week, we spoke about the preeminence of mobile applications. Not all readers agree, of course, but I found more data to support the finding; among many sources, the remarkable Reuters Institute Digital News Report (PDF here) is worth reading: 47% of smartphone users say they use mainly apps for news According to the report, this figure has risen by 6 percentage points in just one…
 
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  • Cool Websites & Tools – Remote Desktop Gateway, Mobile Email Popup, & Dreams Research

    Mark O'Neill
    22 Aug 2014 | 9:31 pm
    Prizmia – seamlessly connects to your GoPro. Record the GoPro LIVE feed with a full-screen preview, control settings, transfer files, add custom filters & effects live or after recording, adjust speed, trim, and instantly upload to your favorite social media sites from within the app. Upload 4K videos to YouTube from within the app, with 90 professional & unique filters. EyeEm – The most beautiful photos are on EyeEm. Shoot, edit, and get creative with your photography using unique filters and effects. Connect with new talents, and discover albums for every topic you can…
  • The Dangers Of Sitting At Work All Day

    Jackson Chung
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:30 pm
    You probably know this. We’ve talked about it before. Sitting all day kills you. Slowly. Whether you’re in front of the tele or working with computers, staying sedentary has very serious health risks. That’s why we encouraged you to take a look at these exercise videos, and work at a standing desk (but don’t repeat these mistakes). Are you currently sitting or standing? Why? via PainInjuryReliefRead the full article: The Dangers Of Sitting At Work All Day
  • Save On Double Dragon, R.Type & More Retro Classics, Plus Free Star Trek [iOS Sales]

    Tim Brookes
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:00 pm
    Some of yesteryear’s greatest games are perfect fits for today’s mobile devices. DotEmu specialise in bringing these classics to our touchscreens, and they’re currently having a summer sale. Also reduced is starship simulator Star Trek Trexels, the best skating game on the App Store and a rather interesting looking replacement for your calculator. Apps Tevy ($2.99, now free) Tevy is a purpose-built app with one thing in mind: speed. The app connects with your Evernote account and allows you to create, read and edit existing notes on your iPhone or iPad. If…
  • 6 Smart Home Projects You Can Take On This Weekend

    James Bruce
    22 Aug 2014 | 11:00 am
    Your home could be smarter, and it needn’t break the bank. Here are six ways to add a little ambient intelligence to your daily routine. Most of the smart home projects I’ve listed here are based on lighting or home entertainment – the proliferation of cheap LEDs makes this affordable, and home entertainment devices almost always have an infrared control with which you can easily (and safely) interface. Unfortunately, a lot of other home appliances are just impractical to upgrade with “smart” features – they have physical switches and dials. Even the new…
  • HitchBOT Asked Humans For Help, So They Drove Her Across Canada

    Justin Pot
    22 Aug 2014 | 10:30 am
    HitchBOT – housed in a bucket and equipped mainly with the ability to ask nicely for a ride – managed to hitch-hike 6000 kilometers, across Canada, in under a month. Not bad, considering she doesn’t have any way to move without help from humans. This little robot brings to mind a lot of big ideas. Most humans think of technology as something that helps them, yet here is a robot asking for help. Hitchhiking has almost disappeared from North America because of safety concerns, yet here’s a traveler people happily pick up. Science fiction taught Westerners to fear robots for...Read the…
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  • Top 5 Smartwatches Available Right Now

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    21 Aug 2014 | 10:45 pm
    In the modern world, easy access to digital communications, planning, and notifications has never been more important. Although smart phones today come with all sorts of powerful capabilities that help you organize your world like never before, sometimes you need even more assistance. If you are walking in a busy street, out on the road, or on a run, it may not be practical for you to hold a device. If you are thinking about finding a way to do all of the things you need without the hassle of handling a device at all times, it may be time to consider the purchase of a smart watch. A smart…
  • Sell a Story, Not a Brand

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    20 Aug 2014 | 10:31 pm
    Throughout time there have been many kinds of advertising strategies, and as these practices evolve we have found out the things that work, and the things that do not. The tendency to make the consumer feel more worthy if they have a particular product, for example, has proved to be very effective. At the same time, making a consumer feel bad about themselves has also been found to work very well, although the former of these two methods is more positive. When testing the effectiveness of selling a brand versus selling a story, we found that the latter of the two is much more efficient. Here…
  • Organize your Brain: The Best Tools for Writers

    Jessica Millis
    19 Aug 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Here is a very random list of tools and resources you can use when you are writing. There are tools for helping to organize your thoughts, days, your workload, and your research. There are even websites that help you cite, write, fact check, and even organize some help for your work by having others do it for you. Let’s take a look. InfoPlease You can organize your research with InfoPlease. It is a research resource where you can get all your information in one place. It is an almanac, encyclopedia, dictionary, thesaurus, biography reference and an atlas all in one place. Open Office…
  • 20 Reasons You Should Start Your Business Now!

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    18 Aug 2014 | 10:43 pm
    So you have a dream, but may you be too afraid to pursue it. A dream to start a business can be particularly scary, because in some cases your financial security depends on it. Whether or not you may realize it, thoughts like these are based on fear. After all, your dream is unique and important to you, so you should not push it away. Here are 20 reasons why you should start your business now. Do not let fear run your life Fear is one of the worst things for motivation. If you want to accomplish a lot in life, you cannot let fear be any part of it. Time never stops Death is an unfortunate…
  • 20 Cool Instagram Accounts to Follow (Plus A Special Bonus You Won’t Want to Miss!)

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    17 Aug 2014 | 10:16 pm
    With over 200 million monthly active users, Instagram is a great source of inspiration. There are tons of talented photographers, designers, and creatives sharing their work with the world. Finding these creative minds can be a challenge, but I’m here to help. If you’re looking for some sence of creativity in your news feed, the following accounts are bound to inspire and motivate you. Enjoy! Robert Jahns Robert posts surreal photos that are bound to blow your mind. Murad Osmann Murad travels with his girlfriend and posts pictures of her leading him by the hand. The idea is…
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    Technology and Physics News from SciGuru.com

  • Drone Delivery: New algorithm lets drones monitor their own health during long package-delivery missions

    Science News Desk
    21 Aug 2014 | 8:53 am
     In the near future, the package that you ordered online may be deposited at your doorstep by a drone: Last December, online retailer Amazon announced plans to explore drone-based delivery, suggesting that fleets of flying robots might serve as autonomous messengers that shuttle packages to customers within 30 minutes of an order.read more
  • Harnessing Renewable Energy from Pressure Retarded Osmosis

    Science News Desk
    20 Aug 2014 | 8:43 am
    Where the river meets the sea, there is the potential to harness a significant amount of renewable energy, according to a team of mechanical engineers at MIT.read more
  • Coming Soon: Genetically Edited Fruit?

    Science News Desk
    13 Aug 2014 | 12:19 pm
    Recent advances that allow the precise editing of genomes now raise the possibility that fruit and other crops might be genetically improved without the need to introduce foreign genes, according to researchers writing in the Cell Press publication Trends in Biotechnology on August 13th.read more
  • Algorithm extracts audio by analyzing minute vibrations of objects depicted in video

    Science News Desk
    4 Aug 2014 | 9:21 am
    Researchers at MIT, Microsoft, and Adobe have developed an algorithm that can reconstruct an audio signal by analyzing minute vibrations of objects depicted in video. In one set of experiments, they were able to recover intelligible speech from the vibrations of a potato-chip bag photographed from 15 feet away through soundproof glass.read more
  • “Active” surfaces control what’s on them

    Science News Desk
    1 Aug 2014 | 7:40 am
    Researchers at MIT and in Saudi Arabia have developed a new way of making surfaces that can actively control how fluids or particles move across them. The work might enable new kinds of biomedical or microfluidic devices, or solar panels that could automatically clean themselves of dust and grit.read more
 
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  • How Lawyers & Law Firms Can Create A Great Bio Page

    insivia
    21 Aug 2014 | 6:29 am
    Derek shares how lawyers and law firms can create a bio page that draws in their target audience and takes that first step in building a positive relationship.  Did you like this insight? Make sure you stay connected to our Facebook & Twitter to receive our most recent news & updates!
  • 3 Ways Manufacturers Can Market Using Their Vendors

    insivia
    11 Aug 2014 | 1:52 pm
    There are a lot of different ways to market your company, but very few think to use resources like their vendors to do so. In this insight Andy describes three different ways manufacturers can benefit from using their vendors with different marketing initiatives. Did you like this insight? Make sure you stay connected to our Facebook & Twitter to receive our most recent news & updates!
  • 5 Simple Steps for Lawyers: Setting Up Your LinkedIn Profile

    insivia
    23 Jul 2014 | 9:26 am
    Linkedin has become the go-to directory for services– and can help your legal practice in two major ways: ValidationAt the very least, a LinkedIn profile has become the modern equivalent of your online resume. This platform allows potential clients, current clients, and colleagues to easily validate your credentials and areas of practice.   New BusinessWhen used correctly, LinkedIn can also be leveraged as a tool to identify and connect with new clients that you otherwise would not have been able to reach in-person. It’s free, it’s growing, and your next client is already searching…
  • Marketing for Manufacturers: Wire-net Presentation

    insivia
    10 Jul 2014 | 8:57 am
    Marketing for Manufacturers This presentation was given at Wire-Net to a group of manufacturing and related companies about startegic marketing with high-level tips across a wide array of channels.   Some of the Topics Marketing As A Science Personas Marketing Plans Search Optimization Pay-Per-Click E-Mail Marketing Marketing Automation   Need A Speaker on Marketing Topics? Have Andy Halko speak to your organization.
  • Homepages vs. Landing Pages

    insivia
    18 Jun 2014 | 2:27 am
    You may have heard the term “landing page” page before and wondered how it’s any different from your websites home page. The two are actually quite different and have their own unique way of converting your visitors. A homepage is the entrance to your website – a portal to the rest of your site with the goal of exploring it. It’s usually visited by those who have a direct link to your website. Most of the time the visitors already know you or have done business with you. Your homepage has navigation to other parts of your site such as blogs, products, services, resources, etc.
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    Emerging Technology and Trends

  • 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 ...
  • FAQ for SQL Server 2014 certifications

    31 Jul 2014 | 1:39 am
    Microsoft has made significant changes to the SQL Server certification track following the launch of SQL Server 2014. Read this FAQ to get to grips with all the changes.
  • Some aspects of Mobile application development

    24 Jul 2014 | 4:12 am
    With the increased adoption of mobility in modern enterprises, there are certain aspects that need to be kept into consideration for an efficient rollout.
  • First female to win a Microsoft Apprentice of the Year award

    20 Jul 2014 | 11:04 pm
    Firebrand Apprentice, Kimberley Bolton, has made history by becoming the first female to win a Microsoft Apprentice of the Year award. An important step in an industry where women make up less than 16% of the workforce.
  • Apache Spark: reviewed by the Hadoop User Group France

    10 Jul 2014 | 10:29 pm
    Apache Spark was at the center of conversations and presentations during the April French Hadoop User Group. Since this is a relatively new project, many participants came to better understand the characteristics and features included in this project. More specifically, this blog post will detail t...
 
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    Skatter

  • OneDrive Needs These 4 Features

    Sahas Katta
    11 Aug 2014 | 2:56 pm
    I have been using Dropbox since 2010 and have nearly 290 GB of storage space in my account. However, I decided to give OneDrive another shot since it comes integrated deeply with my new Windows 8.1 device out-of-the-box. Unlike Dropbox which currently lacks document editing capabilities, OneDrive brings the added benefits of Microsoft Office online integration. This seemed like a good reason to switch, but I quickly noticed a few critical drawbacks after spending a week using OneDrive exclusively for all my documents. Here are some much-needed features: 1) Revision History Dropbox…
  • Hello Smartcar

    Sahas Katta
    3 Mar 2014 | 6:02 am
    Although I do not blog too regularly over here anymore, I would like to share something which I began working on a few months ago. This morning I’m launching Smartcar which aspires to bring automation to the next-generation of connected vehicles. Here’s what it does: We’re starting with two features. The Intelligent Climate technology learns a person’s driving habits and automatically pre-conditions their vehicle to the perfect temperature before they even get into it by anticipating their next commute. In addition, the Intelligent Charging feature helps significantly…
  • Should your start-up host a launch party?

    Martin Shen
    29 Mar 2013 | 9:29 am
    Start-ups have come into vogue. Today’s Silicon Valley has brogrammers, swag galore, and even its own reality TV show. Geeks are the new party rockers and we’re starting to see the resurrection of crazy start-up launch parties. Lean mean start-up machines will tell you that launch parties are poor customer acquisition strategies. And 99% of the time, these bootstrappers are correct. However, at least 1% of the time a well executed party can really accelerate early growth for your company. My start-up, UpOut, threw a low-cost launch party in the Mission District of San…
  • Surface Pro: What The Kickstand?

    Sahas Katta
    3 Mar 2013 | 11:16 pm
    I decided to purchase a Microsoft Surface Pro when it made a debut last month. It seemed like the perfect device which could function both as a laptop and a tablet. Since it features a full-blown Windows 8 Pro operating system, I could use for just about anything including Photoshop or running Ubuntu in Virtualbox when coding. The 128 GB model goes for about $999. Throwing in a type keyboard brings the price tag up to about $1,100. The Intel i5 processor, a full HD display, and a USB 3.0 port makes the package even more attractive. A comparable 11-inch Macbook Air with a 128 GB SSD still…
  • How To Build A Dream Team

    Guest Author
    23 May 2012 | 10:15 am
    Guest Author: Pierre-Simon Ntiruhungwa (@pierresn) is a French student in ESCP Europe Business School, currently interning in Ifeelgoods in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is the co-founder of the student organization Silicon Students and the summer program Startup Dream Team. Ideas are cheap. They are often stolen and copied easily. Simply having a good startup idea doesn’t guarantee success for entrepreneurs. What matters is the ability to execute that idea and transform it into a real company. This statement is common sense in the startup world and this is why Startup Dream Team,…
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    TheAppWhisperer

  • Streets Ahead – Thirty Eighth Edition – Mobile Street Photography

    Cara Gallardo Weil and Gina Costa
    21 Aug 2014 | 6:34 am
    Welcome to the thirty eighth edition of “Streets Ahead,” a weekly column dedicated to women mobile street photographers. Each week we review and curate work that was submitted to our […] The post Streets Ahead – Thirty Eighth Edition – Mobile Street Photography appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
  • Fragment – Photography App – Now Available on Android

    Joanne Carter
    21 Aug 2014 | 3:28 am
    Fragment for iOS photography has been a huge success to developers, Pixite apps and now that it’s available to the Android market, their sucess is set to soar. So far, […] The post Fragment – Photography App – Now Available on Android appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
  • iOS – Vine App – Updated With New Camera

    Joanne Carter
    21 Aug 2014 | 2:55 am
    I had the pleasure of experiencing a Vine demonstration in London many months ago (many thanks @RichardBarley from Twitter HQ for that). Richard is a wonderful man and incredibly enthusiastic […] The post iOS – Vine App – Updated With New Camera appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
  • iOS Photography App – Tiny Planet Photos – Temporarily Free

    Joanne Carter
    21 Aug 2014 | 2:41 am
    Tiny Planet Photos has been around since 2011 and it’s still a popular photo app for turning your images into spheres, like tiny planets. Tiny Planet Photos is temporarily free […] The post iOS Photography App – Tiny Planet Photos – Temporarily Free appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
  • iOS Photography App – Afterlight – Updated With Fusion Filters

    Joanne Carter
    21 Aug 2014 | 2:06 am
    Afterlight for iOS photo editing is a very popular app, it offers a simple UI with fast processing and a host of filters, textures and adjustment tools. It’s just got […] The post iOS Photography App – Afterlight – Updated With Fusion Filters appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
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  • Android Vulnerability Detected

    31 Jul 2014 | 9:16 pm
    The users of android phones have to take particular care to ensure that their devices are not vulnerable to a malicious element. Such an element enables applications in the phone to make calls even if permission has not been given to do so. Curesec, a well known German Security firm, brought this vulnerability to the […] [This is the preview of Article Published at TechClap.com. Click on Title to read more in entire post.]
  • 15 Cool Smart Phone Gadgets

    25 Jul 2014 | 1:36 am
    Smart phones have become so useful these days its a wonder how we ever manged without them and as if  they weren’t awesome enough their is a wide selection of phone gadgets and accessories you can get to compliment your cell phone, here is a list of 15 of the best gadgets for your mobile phone; […] [This is the preview of Article Published at TechClap.com. Click on Title to read more in entire post.]
  • Xbox one rumours

    29 Aug 2013 | 7:13 pm
    Yes! It is about to come. The all new next generation console, Xbox one was recently unveiled by Microsoft which allowed game addicts to have peek at its absolutely mind blasting features. However, there are still a lot of rumours doing the rounds regarding its release date, specifications, features and of course the prices. We […] [This is the preview of Article Published at TechClap.com. Click on Title to read more in entire post.]
  • Pi has returned – GIGABYTE offers a chance to win a lot of cash

    21 Aug 2013 | 4:37 am
    Contest at HWBOT.org  $5,000 Dollars Cash, Plus Hardware Prizes Up for Grabs Benching SuperPi on AMD FM2 and AM3+   One of the well known manufacturers of computer motherboards and graphic cards, GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., has very recently announced that it will conduct its latest overclocking contest named “Pi is returned” at HWBOT.org. All […] [This is the preview of Article Published at TechClap.com. Click on Title to read more in entire post.]
  • SP-HF150 Genius speakers – Music enthusiasts will love this

    21 Aug 2013 | 4:21 am
    One of Taiwan’s very well known computer peripherals and accessories manufacturer, Genius has launched a new set of speakers which will make you addicted to them. These USB powered speakers are having an aesthetic look due to their wooden design which makes your desktop look all the more alluring.  The  genius speakers have been designed […] [This is the preview of Article Published at TechClap.com. Click on Title to read more in entire post.]
 
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    outsourcestrategies.com

  • Ebola – An International Public Health Emergency, Declares WHO

    Natalie Tornese
    21 Aug 2014 | 11:43 pm
    Defined as the largest, most severe and most complex outbreak, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). Since 2007, the organization has only declared such emergencies two other times: for the 2009 swine flu pandemic and for polio in May 2014. According to Margaret Chan, MD, director-general of WHO, “The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the largest, most severe, and most complex outbreak in the nearly 4-decade history of this disease. [It's] moving faster than we can control…
  • EHRs Not Changing Medical Billing Practices – Study Finds

    Julie Clements
    20 Aug 2014 | 12:07 am
    The main objective behind the federal government’s initiative to provide incentives to push hospitals and physicians to use electronic health records (EHR) was to improve efficiency and patient safety thereby reducing total healthcare costs. Inappropriate use of the EHR system has been a strong concern since 2012 with the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services alerting hospitals about the wrong use of this system. Hospitals that used this system were billing Medicare for a significantly more amount than hospitals using paper records. They were charging higher for a large…
  • US Medicaid Enrollment Reaches 6.7 Million

    Rajeev Rajagopal
    18 Aug 2014 | 1:46 am
    The Affordable Care Act (ACA) aims to expand the health insurance coverage to millions of Americans through a combination of public programs and private-sector health insurance expansions. A recent report reveals that the new enrollments in Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion and other healthcare programs aimed for the poor people have reached 6.7 million after the implementation of healthcare reforms last year. The new figure that mainly comprises state Medicaid plans (that existed before Obamacare) and the Children’s health insurance plan, showed an enrollment increase by about…
  • A Third of Total Knee Arthroplasty in the U.S. Deemed Inappropriate

    Meghann Kiernan
    13 Aug 2014 | 12:11 am
    Knee replacement is an effective orthopedic operative procedure for people with severe knee damage from arthritis or injury. This procedure is proven to relieve pain, correct leg deformity, and helps people quickly resume normal activities. According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, more than 600,000 knee replacements are performed each year in the United States. The study, published in the June issue of Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, found that total knee replacements more than tripled between 1993 and 2009. An increase in the prevalence of overweight and obesity in the…
  • New Study Findings on EHR Switching Trends

    Natalie Tornese
    11 Aug 2014 | 1:38 am
    Electronic health record (EHR) adoption rate continues to rise in the United States with many hospitals and physician practices progressing strongly towards meaningful use and the implementation of this system. Even with the growing rates of implementation, clinician dissatisfaction remains a prominent issue. As per Physician Practice 2014 Technology survey, EHR implementation continues to be the most critical technology issue for physician practices. Reports suggest that about 17% of practices reveal that adoption and implementation of this system is a critical issue, about 16% say it lacks…
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    Guiding Tech

  • 3 Cool Hardware Monitoring Tools for Windows PC

    Bogdan Bele
    21 Aug 2014 | 10:30 am
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  • How to Stream Your Windows 8 Screen to Android

    Ashish Mundhra
    21 Aug 2014 | 9:30 am
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  • MS Excel Name Manager: How to Create, Use and Manage Names

    Sandeep Agarwal
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:30 am
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  • Top 3 Event Countdown Apps For iPhone And Android

    Khamosh Pathak
    20 Aug 2014 | 10:30 am
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  • How to Access Android Widgets on Any Screen

    Ashish Mundhra
    20 Aug 2014 | 9:30 am
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    HWM Singapore

  • M1 Introduces Mobile Plan for the Disabled

    CPU-zilla
    18 Aug 2014 | 11:15 pm
    There is now a mobile plan targeted specifically for Persons with Disabilities and it’s being introduced by M1 today. The new ConnectSurf plan priced at S$25.68 for Persons with Disabilities will come with a total of 500 minutes of outgoing calls, up to 10,000 SMS/MMS messages and a generous 6GB data bundle. In order to [...] The post M1 Introduces Mobile Plan for the Disabled appeared first on HWM Singapore.
  • YouTube Revealed Top 10 Most Viewed Videos in Singapore

    CPU-zilla
    11 Dec 2013 | 12:00 am
    Did any of your favorite YouTube videos make the top 10 most viewed videos in Singapore for the year 2013? Find out which in the list below, and if you’re not a regular YouTuber, you may have missed a couple of these popular videos. So just to ensure you’ve seen them all, we’ve listed the [...] The post YouTube Revealed Top 10 Most Viewed Videos in Singapore appeared first on HWM Singapore.
  • Intel Splits the Atom and Introduces Quark Processor

    CPU-zilla
    11 Sep 2013 | 1:58 am
    At the Intel Developer Forum 2013 opening keynote this morning, the new Intel CEO, Brian Krzanich, described how Intel would keep its pace ahead in every slice of the computing continuum, from servers to desktops all the way down to mobile devices. Developing further into devices beyond mobile with the introduction of the new Quark processor, [...] The post Intel Splits the Atom and Introduces Quark Processor appeared first on HWM Singapore.
  • Creative Updates Lineup of Sound Cards

    CPU-zilla
    4 Sep 2013 | 2:15 am
    It seems that Creative Technology is on a roll this week with multiple updates to their product lines. This time around, we have three new sound cards joining the lineup. Headlining the announcement is the new Creative Sound Blaster Omni Surround 5.1 external USB sound card followed by the Sound Blaster Audigy Rx and Sound [...] The post Creative Updates Lineup of Sound Cards appeared first on HWM Singapore.
  • Creative Updates T-Series Speakers with Bluetooth and NFC

    CPU-zilla
    4 Sep 2013 | 2:14 am
    Unveiling at IFA in Berlin this week are three new wireless speaker systems from Creative. The three models joining Creative’s T-series are the new flagship T4 Wireless Signature Series 2.1, the T30 Wireless Signature Series 2.0 and the T15 Wireless 2.0. These new high performance speaker systems will feature wireless connectivity and they will be [...] The post Creative Updates T-Series Speakers with Bluetooth and NFC appeared first on HWM Singapore.
 
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  • Report: Apple Display Changes Hold Up iPhone Production

    22 Aug 2014 | 11:45 am
    More reports of production problems with Apple's next-gen iPhone emerged this morning, with Reuters reporting that two suppliers are rushing to produce enough screens for the upcoming iPhone 6. Production suffered a setback after the backlight that illuminates the phone's screen had to be revised, putting screen assembly on hold for part of June and […]
  • Report: Microsoft to Reveal Windows 9 on Sept. 30

    21 Aug 2014 | 5:08 pm
    Microsoft's follow-up to Windows 8 could make its debut as early as next month, according to reports. The Verge, citing unnamed sources familiar with Microsoft's plans, reported today that the software giant is gearing up to unveil the updated operating system at a special press event tentatively scheduled for Sept. 30. That information corroborates a […]
  • T-Mobile Wants Customers to ‘Rescue’ Those on Rival Carriers

    21 Aug 2014 | 5:06 pm
    T-Mobile CEO John Legere today challenged subscribers to "save" their friends and colleagues from rival carriers. Starting next week, whenever a T-Mobile Simple Choice user recruits a Sprint, AT&T or Verizon customer, both will receive unlimited LTE data for a full year at no added charge. Those subscribers already surfing on unlimited LTE data will […]
  • More ‘iPhone 6′ Photos Leaked

    21 Aug 2014 | 5:05 pm
    Another day, another iPhone 6 rumor: The folks at Apple device customizer Feld & Volk released a photograph of what it says is Cupertino's upcoming smartphone. Posted to Instagram on Tuesday, the shot shows tapered edges connecting to a rounded rear shell—more reminiscent of the iPod than recent iPhones. There's a Lightning connector port, 3.5mm […]
  • AT&T Gigabit Internet Coming to Cupertino

    20 Aug 2014 | 12:56 pm
    AT&T today confirmed plans to light up the heart of Silicon Valley with gigabit Internet: Cupertino, California. Home of Apple, and neighbor to Google and Facebook, Cupertino is the first California city to receive AT&T's gigabit broadband speeds. "Cupertino is leading the way in creating an environment that fosters innovation, and the deployment of ultra-high-speed […]
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    iCosmoGeek

  • Samsung’s Galaxy S5 Takes the Ice Bucket Plunge, Challenges iPhone 5s, the HTC O…

    Avinash Kumpati
    22 Aug 2014 | 1:40 pm
    Samsung’s Galaxy S5 Takes the Ice Bucket Plunge, Challenges iPhone 5s, the HTC One M8 and Nokia Lumia 930. While the stunt is certainly clever, Samsung is taking a risk by essentially using a charitable endeavor as a marketing ploy. http://youtu.be/6w4Gqt-ljb4 Samsung Galaxy S5 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge We are calling out all of our followers for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Our Galaxy S5 just did it for the Motor Neurone Disease Association. Donate here ww... Read the rest of the story at www.iCosmoGeek.com
  • Not exactly a targeted action plan, but at least Microsoft is admitting that the…

    Avinash Kumpati
    21 Aug 2014 | 10:13 pm
    Not exactly a targeted action plan, but at least Microsoft is admitting that there's an issue with its Windows App Store. Same applies to Windows Phone App Store, they have to clean up. http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2014/08/19/how_to_geek_studies_the_look_alike_scam_apps_in_microsoft_s_windows_store.html Why Do So Many Scams Make It Into Microsoft’s Windows Store? www.slate.com Sometimes people—like those who work at Slate—make fun of Windows Phone, because Microsoft’s mobile platform has real problems that hold it back. For one thing, the operating... Read…
  • New T-Mobile deal: Refer a friend, get a year of free unlimited data. Both the…

    Avinash Kumpati
    21 Aug 2014 | 2:46 pm
    New T-Mobile deal: Refer a friend, get a year of free unlimited data. Both the referrer and the new T-Mobile customers will receive one year of unlimited LTE data. Those that are already T-Mobile Simple Choice subscribers and have unlimited data will... Read the rest of the story at www.iCosmoGeek.com
  • Windows 9. September 30? http://www.theverge.com/2014/8/21/6052807/windows-9-pr…

    Avinash Kumpati
    21 Aug 2014 | 8:17 am
    Windows 9. September 30? http://www.theverge.com/2014/8/21/6052807/windows-9-preview-press-event-september Microsoft set to unveil Windows 9 on September 30th www.theverge.com Microsoft is planning to unveil its Windows 8 successor next month at a special press event. Sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans tell The Verge that the software maker is tentatively planning... Read the rest of the story at www.iCosmoGeek.com
  • Skype finally fixing annoying 'Online' feature! http://blogs.skype.com/2014/08/…

    Avinash Kumpati
    21 Aug 2014 | 12:17 am
    Skype finally fixing annoying 'Online' feature! http://blogs.skype.com/2014/08/20/skype-chat-notifications-rebuilt-around-you/ Skype Chat notifications rebuilt around you blogs.skype.com We all go through our days hoping our phone will buzz or beep or ring to let us know someone is thinking about us. Or something important is happening. Or OMG you have to see this video. But it can get a bit much. Especially when you have the same app running in lots of… Read the rest of the story at www.iCosmoGeek.com
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  • Key Considerations for Nomad Upgrades

    Paul Thomsen
    22 Aug 2014 | 9:53 am
    I’ve recently had the pleasure of working with our Nomad team including the product manager, Troy Martin, and other Nomad experts on our recently released Nomad Upgrade Guide. Our Nomad documentation has always been very complete but one topic we wanted to address even more thoroughly was upgrades and related scenarios. As Troy mentioned in his blog posting announcing the guide, there can be special circumstances where additional steps might be needed in your upgrade process. So what might complicate your Nomad upgrade, or your ConfigMgr (SCCM) upgrade that includes Nomad? The ultimate…
  • Are Nomad upgrades always easy?

    Troy Martin
    20 Aug 2014 | 4:17 am
    That’s a simple question, but as with practically everything in the world of computer management, “it depends” is the right answer. As the product manager for Nomad I would love to guarantee they always are, but there are the occasional exceptions so I’d rather advise you to do a bit of due diligence. To aid that process I’m pleased to announce the availability of a comprehensive new technical whitepaper, our “Nomad Upgrades Guide”, available here: Nomad Upgrades Guide – 1E Resource Center I’ve worked with my fellow product manager, Paul Thomsen, and a broad team of…
  • Creating a Windows Cluster: Part 2 – Configuring Shared Disk in the OS

    John DeVito
    18 Aug 2014 | 2:41 am
    Continuing along from the previous installment of this series (Using iSCSI to connect to Shared Storage) we’ll take a look at configuring the disks you have attached to your prospective cluster nodes. In the previous article we used one of several methods for connecting to shared storage. Regardless of the method employed, you will continue preparing for your cluster by configuring the disks in the OS of each node. We should all know the steps to initializing disks and creating partitions, but I’ll go through them here, with an additional note or two about some things you’ll…
  • The Dark Side of SQL Server… When Good Queries Go Bad

    Andrew Mayo
    15 Aug 2014 | 5:10 am
    It was said somewhere in Lord of the Rings that Wizards ‘are subtle and quick to anger,’ and substituting ‘SQL Server’ in this phrase proves to be also true. Over the last couple of years I have had a number of issues with SQL Server which specifically involve self-referencing updates. A self-referencing update uses the destination table in the query associated with the update. These problems occasionally cause catastrophic, unpredictable degradation in query performance which has caused CM syncs to suddenly degrade and in some cases never complete. It is becoming evident that…
  • Creating a Windows Cluster: Part 1 – Using iSCSI to Connect to Shared Storage

    John DeVito
    11 Aug 2014 | 12:25 pm
    I have been involved in creating High Availability solutions for our NightWatchman Enterprise products and as part of that work have recently worked with Windows Failover Clustering and NLB clustering in Windows Server 2012.I thought it might be good to share my experiences with implementing these technologies. I’ve built multi-node failover clusters for SQL Server, Hyper-V, various applications, and Network Load Balancing clusters. The smallest clusters were two node SQL Server clusters. I’ve built 5 node Hyper-V clusters. The largest clusters I’ve built were VMware…
 
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    Geekswithblogs.net

  • Enabling Windows Authentication in ASP.NET Web Application

    Manjunath K
    22 Aug 2014 | 11:22 am
    Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/manjunath.k/archive/2014/08/23/enabling-windows-authentication-in-asp.net-web-application.aspx
  • KC Java Users Group Presentation

    rodelljr
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:38 am
    Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/rodelljr/archive/2014/08/22/kc-java-users-group-presentation.aspxI would like to thank the KC Java Users Group for allowing me to do my presentation; Supporting Multiple Devices Part 2. In this talk, I discussed a Master/Detail application that runs on Android 2.2 devices and forward. I used the Actionbar compat Android library to allow the older devices to have an actionbar. I also used a SQLite database for my data. And just to add one last thing, I also incorporated the use of custom fonts. If you are interesting in looking at this sample…
  • Find an element in a JavaScript array

    Aligned
    21 Aug 2014 | 11:27 pm
    Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/Aligned/archive/2014/08/22/find-an-element-in-a-javascript-array.aspxI needed a C# Dictionary like data structure in JavaScript and then a way to find that object by a key. I had forgotten how to do this, so did some searching and talked to a colleague and came up with this JsFiddle. See the code in my jsFiddle or below: var processingProgressTimeoutIds = []; var file = { name: 'test', timeId: 1 }; var file2 = { name: 'test2', timeId: 2 }; var file3 = { name: 'test3', timeId: 3 }; processingProgressTimeoutIds.push({ name: file.name, timerId:…
  • Abstracting functionality

    Ralf Westphal
    21 Aug 2014 | 6:59 pm
    Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/theArchitectsNapkin/archive/2014/08/22/abstracting-functionality.aspxWhat is more important than data? Functionality. Yes, I strongly believe we should switch to a functionality over data mindset in programming. Or actually switch back to it. Focus on functionality Functionality once was at the core of software development. Back when algorithms were the first thing you heard about in CS classes. Sure, data structures, too, were important - but always from the point of view of algorithms. (Niklaus Wirth gave one of his books the title…
  • Mock the window.setTimeout in a Jasmine test to avoid waiting

    Aligned
    20 Aug 2014 | 11:32 pm
    Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/Aligned/archive/2014/08/21/mock-the-window.settimeout-in-a-jasmine-test-to-avoid-waiting.aspxJasmine has a clock mocking feature, but I was unable to make it work in a function that I’m calling and want to test. The example only shows using clock for a setTimeout in the spec tests and I couldn’t find a good example. Here is my current and slightly limited approach. If we have a method we want to test: var test = function(){ var self = this; self.timeoutWasCalled = false; self.testWithTimeout = function(){ window.setTimeout(function(){…
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  • President Reif Completes Ice Bucket Challenge

    Jay London
    22 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am
    Ice Bucket Challenge completed. MIT President L. Rafael Reif is the Institute’s 17th president, but he is almost surely the first MIT president to publicly dump a bucket of near-freezing water over his head. Earlier today, Reif—and a few MIT friends—completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, a viral social media campaign that has raised more than $40 million dollars for the ALS Association and brought awareness to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. President Reif #icebucketchallenge https://t.co/lL4U5YHlbe — MIT Alumni (@MIT_alumni) August 22, 2014 The…
  • How Do You Install a Lightning Rod?

    Kate Hoagland
    21 Aug 2014 | 11:00 pm
    Guest Post by Amy Biemiller from the Ask an Engineer series, published by MIT’s School of Engineering You don’t. Call a licensed electrician… Photo: Steve Arnold Ben Franklin’s kite-and-key experiment sparked an interest in understanding lightning—and protecting people and buildings from its shocking consequences. Lighting is nature’s way of a correcting an imbalance. Certain weather conditions lead to the buildup of negative charge in the atmosphere and a positive charge on the ground. As those charges grow, they begin to look for a pathway toward each other. When electricity…
  • Beach Reading from the Board

    Joe McGonegal
    20 Aug 2014 | 11:00 pm
    We asked the MIT Alumni Association Board of Directors the following question: what one book, in these waning days of summer, would you have us read? President Don Shobrys ‘75: If want some quasi-serious or serious reading, my recommendations would be The Signal and the Noise by Nate Silver or Engineering a Safer World by Nancy Leveson. If you want a break from serious reading, I would suggest the most recent Ian Rankin book that you have not read.  His Inspector Rebus series, set in Edinburgh, starts with Knots and Crosses.  I’m currently enjoying his latest, Saints of the Shadow…
  • Creating Community–One Photo at a Time

    Nicole Morell
    19 Aug 2014 | 11:00 pm
    The Stata Center. La Grande Voile. Lobby 7. The Great Dome. MIT’s campus has no shortage of iconic structures and willing photo subjects. With the help of services like Instagram, novice photographers can snap shots of MIT and share them with thousands. The Instagram app—in case you are not familiar with it—is a social network and photo sharing service that gives amateur photographers a chance at a huge audience. Currently it’s a top ten app on iTunes. Instagram uses hashtags just like Twitter to allow users to find content. The right tag can garner hundreds of views and likes. Photo…
  • MIT Admissions Blogs Turn 10: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

    Nancy DuVergne Smith
    18 Aug 2014 | 11:00 pm
    This map shows the many places mentioned by bloggers. Guest blogger: Chris Peterson, assistant director of Admissions In early August, the blogs turned ten. We celebrated by asking a bunch of former bloggers to come back and blog for us. In case you missed it, here’s an index of their entries: 50 Reflections by Ben Jones Right back where we started from by Mollie B. ’06 Cue the montage music by Melis A. ’08 I Remember… by Anthony R. ’09 Reflecting on 10 Years by Kim D. ’09 Fake it ’til you make it by Laura N. ’09 How To Fumble Your Way Through…
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  • Hello world!

    jokowibowo
    5 Aug 2014 | 8:27 pm
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
 
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  • 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…
  • Create your own Joomla manual

    28 May 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Documentation in any Open Source project is seen as the Holy Grail. It's great to have but somehow never quite fulfils the needs of the users. Joomla has an excellent documentation resource but I think it is fair to categorise these docs mainly as "reference" material and not "user guides". There are some excellent books and some truly awful books but without exception they are generic titles targeted as the site builder or site programmer. If you build sites for people or you have had a site built for you, you don't need or want a thousand page manual, you want a simple twenty page guide…
  • Easily create web site images

    15 Apr 2014 | 8:42 am
    Some people are able to open up a graphic editor and produce stunning original artwork for their web sites. I'm not one of those people. For me it's usually a case of searching the net in the hope of finding the perfect graphic that exactly matches my needs. Usually I fail in that search and end up with the closest thing I can find. Yesterday I found a new web site that does all the hard work for you. Canva.com With Canva you can quickly and easily take any of their stock elements and completely customise them to your exact needs. It's very quick and incredibly easy to use. There are loads of…
  • Akeeba Backup for WordPress

    31 Mar 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Yesterday was world backup day. Did you remember to take your backups? Of course you're taking them daily aren't you and not just once a year!! Every Joomla user knows that they can use the awesome Akeeba Backup to take a backup of their site quickly and easily and even automate the process so that the backup is taken daily, with the backup archives stored in a secure off-site location. When you went to backup your WordPress, phpBB, PrestaShop or other php/sql web site were you jealous? Did you sit there wondering why it was so much harder to backup your WordPress web site? Have you struggled…
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  • ICT Training Development Survey

    Administrator
    4 Aug 2014 | 11:02 am
    Pacific-Tier Communications LLC is preparing our ICT courseware development plan for 2015.  We would be very grateful if you took a minute and filled out the following linked survey. We are not collecting any personal or location information – just interested in what your organization would find useful for professional ICT training and courseware. Thanks for your support! If you have any questions, please send us a note at info@pacific-tier.com
  • Asian Carrier’s Conference 2013 Kicks Off in Cebu

    Administrator
    3 Sep 2013 | 9:35 pm
    The 2013 ACC kicked off on Tuesday morning with an acknowledgement by Philippine Long Distance Telecommunications (PLDT) CEO Napolean L. Nazareno that “we’re going through a profound and painful transformation to digital technologies.”  He continued to explain that in addition to making the move to a digital corporate culture and architecture that for traditional telcos to succeed they will need to “master new skills, including new partnership skills.” That direction drives a line straight down the middle of attendees at the conference.  Surprisingly, many companies attending and…
  • What Value Can I Expect from Cloud Computing Training?

    Administrator
    30 Aug 2013 | 6:31 pm
    Normally, when we think of technical-related training, images of rooms loaded with switches, routers, and servers might come to mind.    Cloud computing is different.  In reality, cloud computing is not a technology, but rather a framework employing a variety of technologies – most notably virtualization, to solve business problems or enable opportunities. From our own practice, the majority of cloud training students represent non-technical careers and positions. Our training does follow the CompTIA Cloud Essentials course criterion, and is not a technical course, so the non-technical…
  • Connecting at the Westin Building Exchange in Seattle

    Administrator
    29 Aug 2013 | 1:45 am
    International telecommunication carriers all share one thing in common – the need to connect with other carriers and networks.  We want to make calls to China, a video conference in Moldova, send an email message for delivery within 5 seconds to Australia – all possible with our current state of global communications.  Magic?  Of course not.  While an abstract to most, the reality is telecommunications physical infrastructure extends to nearly every corner of the world, and communications carriers bring this global infrastructure together at  a small number of facilities…
  • Why IT Guys Need to Learn TOGAF

    Administrator
    12 Aug 2013 | 6:00 pm
    Just finished another frustrating day of consulting with an organization that is convinced technology is going to solve their problems.  Have an opportunity?  Throw money and computers at the opportunity.  Have a technology answer to your process problems?  Really?. The business world is changing.  With cloud computing potentially eliminating the need for some current IT roles, such as physical server huggers…, information technology professionals, or more appropriately information and communications technology (ICT) professionals, need to rethink their roles within organizations. Is…
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  • How valuable is search engine optimisation for businesses?

    19 Aug 2014 | 7:37 am
    All businesses need to appear near, or at the top, of search engine results lists. This is the first place that consumers turn when looking for any kind of product or service, and they will rarely click past the first few results. You can appear at the top of these lists with the help of internet marketing agencies. The internet has completely transformed the way in which consumers shop for products and services. They no longer walk to the high street or look in the book for local services, they now go online. You can find all kinds of products and services online, and this method brings…
  • The Must Have Apps For Planning A Trip

    Katie B
    17 Aug 2014 | 5:40 pm
    When you are planning a trip, you need all the help you can get. If you’re not lucky enough to have a personal assistant to take care of your travel plans, don’t panic. Your smartphone can do everything a personal assistant would. The plus side is that you don’t have to try and make stilted conversation with your phone, whereas you would have to with an assistant. When you are planning your trip, make sure that your phone is well-equipped to deal with your every fleeting need. Here are the must have apps for planning your trip. Link to image Packing Pro If you can’t…
  • Why It’s Important To Use The Right Software For Your Business

    Katie B
    19 Jun 2014 | 8:27 pm
    Computer systems are a familiar sight in any office environment, and even at home we have access to at least one computer in the household! Whether you use a Windows PC, an Apple Mac or some other variant, computer systems are part and parcel of everyday life in the 21st century. For businesses, computer systems have been a godsend. They enable them to automate many time-consuming tasks, and, as a result, boost their productivity and efficiency. So it comes as no surprise that all modern firms own an array of computer systems for their employees to utilise during their working days. Image…
  • Clever Ways Recruiters Can Help You To Get A Job

    Katie B
    17 Jun 2014 | 8:07 pm
    When we want to get a job, we know that there are loads of ways that we can seek out suitable positions. For instance, we can go online and search through the various job boards on the World Wide Web, and we can even search for jobs on the go using some handy smartphone apps. But have you ever wondered how recruiters find those positions for job seekers in the first place? Here is some insight into the wonderful world of recruitment! Photo Source Word of mouth The power of the spoken word is so great that it is used as a way to influence people and their decision-making on a daily basis.
  • These Amazing Cooking Apps will Make you a Master Chef

    Katie B
    16 Jun 2014 | 6:43 pm
    Do you enjoy cooking, or would like to get into it as a delicious hobby? Just about anybody can learn to cook like a pro with the right guidance. Technology is getting more and more useful each day, and now an iPhone or tablet can be the perfect companion to have in the kitchen with these apps! Teach Me Sushi Preparing sushi is far from easy; you’ll know this if you’ve ever tried to make your own. This app gives you plenty of step by step guides to make all of your favourite sushi dishes, from basic to advanced skills. You’ll nail this amazing dish before you know it! Photo Author The…
 
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  • 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…
  • The StorHouse is Open

    Jim Miller
    14 Aug 2014 | 9:19 am
    Welcome to “The StorHouse”! This house will accommodate all areas of storage, and there is plenty to cover. As a product manager in storage for 20 years, I had the opportunity to see some pretty interesting changes in the market. Events such as the move to distributed computing, the advent of technologies like virtual disk and snapshot copies and moving from large single large expensive disk (SLEDS) with huge 11” platters to a single solid state PCIe card with 6TB of capacity. Disk storage costs have fallen from over $1,000 per GB to under $.10 per GB with 4TB SATA drives.
  • Optimizing Change by Understanding Value

    Dennis Drogseth
    31 Jul 2014 | 12:29 pm
    A little over a year ago, I got into a rather animated argument about whether IT could measure its performance by the “value” it delivered rather than by purely measuring “costs.” My dinner companion insisted that IT could now, always, and forever only be measured on costs. I disagreed. In fact I had just planned [...]
  • Stoking the Application Pipeline with PaaS: Don’t Underestimate the Power of the Platform

    Julie Craig
    29 Jul 2014 | 12:55 pm
    Dominique Vernier’s blog, “Leverage SaaS and PaaS to speed up application development,“ provides an excellent overview of IBM’s cloud-based approach to software development and delivery. IBM’s introduction of the Bluemix Platform as a Service (PaaS) to the marketplace earlier this year builds on the existing capabilities of Jazz (/jazz.net/) introduced in 2008. While Jazz addresses the requirements and design stages of the application lifecycle, Bluemix extends IBM’s cloud-based capabilities to development, testing, and production as well. The Bluemix PaaS runs on Cloud Foundry…
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  • Weekend entertainment: Benjamin Booker, The Zero Theorem and more!

    Sam Sabri
    22 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    There's so much good stuff on Xbox Music and Xbox Video. How do you keep up with what's new and worth checking out? You don't have to; we'll do that for you. Every Friday we'll grab the hottest albums and singles on Xbox Music. We'll also let you know what movies and television shows are out to watch on Xbox Video. It's the weekend, and we'll help entertain you.
  • Worldwide contest: Win a free Lumia 1520 from AdDuplex

    Sam Sabri
    22 Aug 2014 | 3:39 pm
    You have a little over a week left to enter to win a free Lumia 1520. Last month, we were nominated and won the AdDuplex July Challenge for best Windows Phone news source on the web. We're honored and thankful! To celebrate the accolade, we're teaming up with AdDuplex to help out with the August Challenge where you can win a Lumia 1520.
  • Using the HTC One M8 for Windows as a TV remote

    Daniel Rubino
    22 Aug 2014 | 3:28 pm
    Did you know that the HTC One M8 for Windows can control your TV? The One – both on Android and Windows Phone – comes with an infrared (IR) blaster built into the top of the device. Combined with their HTC Sense TV app and your One goes from a smartphone to a smart-remote. See how it works in our hands on video.
  • Microsoft quietly debuts new Nokia BH-222 headset in the UK

    Chuong H Nguyen
    22 Aug 2014 | 3:08 pm
    Without much fanfare, Microsoft had quietly unveiled the Nokia BH-222, which is a Bluetooth headset, for the U.K. The headset is still marked as "coming soon" in the UK store, and pricing information isn't quite available at this time. The discreet Bluetooth headset will allow you to make and take calls as well as listen to music.
  • First look at the ultra-budget Nokia Lumia 530 dual-SIM Windows Phone

    Daniel Rubino
    22 Aug 2014 | 12:50 pm
    The Lumia 520 is going to go down as the phone that drove Windows Phone in emerging markets and for those who want a budget phone. Therefore, it should be no surprise to see Microsoft pick up Nokia's reins with the Lumia 530, which is just now launching globally. I managed to get my hands on a brand new bright green Lumia 530 and in the following video, I talk about the features, specs and my first impressions. As it turns out, it very much reminds me of the Lumia 620 in terms of design, and the OS is surprisingly zippy considering the price range for this phone.
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  • How to use custom fonts in Android apps (and not get fat)

    Daniel Dekański
    1 Aug 2014 | 3:52 am
    Fonts have always been a vital part of brand identity and UI design. With the development of modern Web standards it has become easy to implement customized fonts in websites, but native mobile apps somehow still lag behind in this area. Platform guides warn us against unleashing our creativity in that aspect and state that the built-in fonts have been optimized for memory and performance constraints of mobile devices. I think today, with more and more horse power under the hood of our latest mobile gadgets, we should not limit ourselves to the modest assortment of default typefaces. Going…
  • Software Architecture Canvas – a brother of the business model canvas?

    Patryk Borowa
    17 Jul 2014 | 3:57 am
    Have you ever heard of the business model canvas? If so, then you know that it is basically a board of basic elements which need to be evaluated in the process of creating a product and the business around it. Have you ever wondered if such a model could be created for a software design process? I did and here are my thoughts on it. Obviously a detailed implementation cannot be touched by such a “bird’s eye architecture-cheat-sheet” but I think a general description with some design tips can be achieved. So without further ado I bring to you: “The 11 blocks of software…
  • Durandal — your new favourite client-side framework

    Patryk Borowa
    9 Jul 2014 | 4:27 am
    So you were researching JavaScript frameworks to host your new single page application? Was angular too much or perhaps you don’t have time to learn its relatively complex structure? If answers to both of these questions is “Yes”, then you are probably looking for Durandal, let me introduce it to you. Building blocks Durandal is a client side MV* framework which means it will give your application structure to keep everything neatly organized with views, models etc. It is also an SPA oriented framework and what this means is that you get routing, application state management and easy to…
  • AndroidAnnotations & RoboSpice — the best of both worlds

    Daniel Dekański
    26 Jun 2014 | 3:04 am
    Either you like it or not, application development today is more like playing with building blocks than writing advanced algorithms. Probably 90% of anything you could want to achieve code-wise is already there, and the smartest ones in the room will be those who use that inventory rather than reinvent the wheel. The real adventure nowadays is to use existing pieces to create something innovating and attractive. The real engineering is the ability to combine available libraries and frameworks into something that works flawlessly in every conditions. In one of my previous posts I showed you…
  • Better spend your social marketing budget on valuable fans!

    Peter Horsten
    21 May 2014 | 6:01 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. This post originally appeared at PetersOpinion.comView original post Abusing social media is…
 
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  • How to Make Nuisance Calls a Thing of the Past – A Few Top Tips

    Thomas Oppong
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:42 am
    There are few things in this life more nigglingly inconvenient than a nuisance call. We’ve all been there before; just sat down to dinner when the phone rings and who’s on the other end? “Mr Nobody,” some poor college drop-out asking us to “Conduct a quick survey,” or a man with a strong foreign accent telling us there’s something wrong with our computers that only his (obviously malicious) software can cure. It might be a classic “First World Problem,” but that doesn’t make it any less infuriating.So, you might be asking, is there anything I can do to stop…
  • How to Make Your Business Disability Friendly

    Thomas Oppong
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:08 am
    The recent press surrounding disabled citizens has been extremely unflattering, primarily because it has centred on a supposedly floored benefits strategy and a rising number of fraudulent claims. Such stories can cloud readers’ judgement and create widespread misconceptions, while they always do a great disservice to those with a physical disability that attend work every single day.How to Modify your Workspace for Disabled Employees in 3 Simple StepsAs an employee, it is crucial that you respect the physical requirements of disabled employees and create a workspace that ultimately…
  • How Commercial Liability Can Help Protect Your Small Business

    Thomas Oppong
    21 Aug 2014 | 1:22 pm
    If there is one thing guaranteed to scupper any small or medium sized business, it is complacency.After all, a quick glance at the economic climate in the UK indicates that all is well in the world of business and commerce. With record employment growth driving down jobless levels to pre-recession levels, for example, there is genuine weight beyond the claim that Britain could emerge as Europe’s largest and most prosperous economy by the year 2030. While this may be good news for business owners, it may also create a sense of complacency that could drastically undermine your venture.With…
  • The 14 Rules For Being A Remarkable Entrepreneur

    Thomas Oppong
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:50 am
    It takes time to reap the reward of being an entrepreneur. Some entrepreneurs don’t even see any reward. Most of them fail. But it’s better to try than thinking about trying. Not every entrepreneur is great. And a few entrepreneurs are remarkable. These are a few issues that come up when you first start your company. Not every issue is addressed in this post but a few things have been covered in the simplest way possible. 1. Should I do market research? Yes, find one customer who DEFINITELY, without a doubt, will buy a service from you but not necessarily buy your product,…
  • [Infographic] Crucial Tips to Boost the Battery Life on Your Phone

    Thomas Oppong
    21 Aug 2014 | 3:51 am
    Your phone’s battery life can be significantly improved if you stick to a few guidelines. You won’t be able to make the most of your phone if your battery life is very poor. You don’t have to deal with a dead battery if you take appropriate steps almost all the time when your phone is in use. Most smartphones are packed with features you don’t need. Locate them and turn them off.Turn off signals. Features like wi-fi, bluetooth, airplane mode and GPS are mostly on all the time. If you are not using them, it’s advisable to just turn them off. Even though the…
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  • V.360 | A Camera that Views What’s Around You

    Alex Bae
    22 Aug 2014 | 10:11 am
    GoPro brought the world a simple unique first person point of view videos to YouTube and other online video sites.  The smartphone brought a lot of Instagram and Vine feeds to the world of social media.  Videos are obviously in the hands of the everyday person, but the tech that they use put a limit on what can be done.  VSN Mobil presents photographers and videographers a new way to capture images and videos with the V.360, a camera that captures 360-degrees. V.360 ability to shoot at a 360-degree view what makes this camera unique.  Both photographers and videographers can only capture…
  • DefCon 22 | DISOBEY!

    Garick Chan
    21 Aug 2014 | 8:16 am
    The word, “Hacker” automatically instills a sense of fear and mistrust in most people. You might imagine some dark, shadowy nefarious character in a black hat, trenchcoat and possibly donning a Guy Fawkes mask. Or there’s always the popular mid-90s flick featuring phreaks on roller-blades rampaging through metropolitan New York. Whatever your perception may be, an estimated 15,000 attendees showed up for this year’s DefCon 22, an annual event with talks, contests, vendor-booths, charities, workshop training areas and more. The Badge Upon entering most every conference,…
  • Sync Smartband | A Wearable Device for the Family

    Alex Bae
    18 Aug 2014 | 9:55 am
    There are a multitude of wearable devices on the market.  Health trackers, location devices, smartwatches, etc., etc.  However, many of these devices are made for individuals and nothing stands out as a family device.  Sync Smartband wants to add another device to the wearable market, but with an emphasis on family, safety, and health. “Sync Smartband is an all-in-one activity, location safety, and health tracker device.  It essentially merges several products in the market today.  Activity trackers track steps, calories, and REM sleep.  Location safety trackers track the distance of…
  • Other States Should “Line” Up Behind California | A Tale of Process, Andreesen & Lyft Line

    Mike Montgomery
    14 Aug 2014 | 9:38 am
    When ride-sharing company Lyft announced its new service Lyft Line — which, for those unaware, lets people headed in the same direction share the cost of a ride together — the first thing I thought of was the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). Weird, I know. But CPUC was behind last year’s rule legitimizing for-profit ridesharing companies like Lyft, Sidecar, and Uber for legal operation within the state. Without that action, it’s safe to say an idea like Lyft Line would’ve been a major uphill climb — if it saw the light of day at all. At the announcement of the new…
  • Silent Beacon | Your Personal Alert System

    Alex Bae
    13 Aug 2014 | 10:58 am
    The constant fear of being alone in certain situations can create some problems.  Even the thought of one of your loved ones alone can strike uneasiness at times.  Thanks to the ever-growing landscape of technology, the ability to have a personal warning/emergency caller is available for anyone in need.  Silent Beacon is creating a device by changing the infrastructure of personal alarm systems without the user shelling out tons of cash to own one. “Silent Beacon is a Bluetooth device that connects wire-free to your smartphone, which works as an alert system similar to a LifeAlert, but…
 
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  • 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
  • Important List of 2-Step Verification Enabled Services & Websites

    Neeraj Rawat
    22 Jul 2014 | 5:00 am
    Security is a major concern in the digital world and thanks to Google who has launched the feature of 2-Step verification after which many other companies launched the same or similar service. Most of the companies, atleast the giant ones are provinding the feature of 2-Step Verification so that the users can protect their account from unauthorized access. Though, all the companies are still not
  • Download Mozilla Firefox & Google Chrome Offline Installers

    Neeraj Rawat
    13 Jul 2014 | 1:25 am
    Browser war is still going on and many new browsers are coming for PC and mobile users. Among all, the main battle is between Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome only, at least as of now. Chrome is almost near to be my primary browser and still, I use it a lot because of the functionality and options it provides. Firefox really needs to ramp up the code if it wants to be a competitor else I won't
  • Winners of Security Combo License Giveaway

    Neeraj Rawat
    1 Jul 2014 | 10:30 am
    Its time to announce the winners for Security Software Combo Giveaway. In total 12 valid entries were there. Winners are listed below and I have sent the license keys to them. Please check your email and enjoy the keys :) ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ 1) Elkhalil Kacem 2) TorVic 3) Kaushik Medhi 4) Brennan Griffin 5) Natalie Crossan ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★
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  • Two Methods to Fix Unnecessary Low Memory Errors in Windows 8.1

    Ivy
    21 Aug 2014 | 3:02 am
    Perform the solution methods described in this article and fix you low-memory errors easily. Method 1: Run System Maintenance Troubleshooter System Maintenance troubleshooter can perform a full system scan and automatically perform the necessary maintenance tasks. Follow the steps below to run this troubleshooter successfully: Open the Search charms bar by pressing the Windows + F key and then type “Troubleshooting”. In the Settings category, locate and click on “Troubleshooting”. In the Troubleshooting console that opens, click on the view all option from the left pane and click…
  • How to Fix Modern Apps and Windows Store After Upgrading your pc to Windows 8.1

    Ivy
    19 Aug 2014 | 1:52 am
    This article is aimed to assist those, who have just upgraded their PCs from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 to Fix Modern Apps and Windows Store after upgrading your pc to Windows 8.1. Repair Corrupt Windows Files Right click Windows 8.1 Start button and click to select Command Prompt (Admin) Click Yes button to confirm UAC message In the command prompt screen, type the command line SFC /SCANNOW and hit Enter System File Checker will perform a thorough scan to identify and repair the damaged files Exit Command Prompt, when the scan finishes Repair Windows Store Type Regedit in Windows 8.1…
  • Using Google as a Pro

    Ivy
    13 Aug 2014 | 11:26 pm
    Presented below are the most effective tips to use Google like a professional, and conquer its territory with full authority. Be Exact One of the most basic and largely famous search methods is the usage of quotation marks. This trick allows users to view results that match the exact phrase enclosed by quotation marks. For example, if you type“table workload”, you will only see websites that contain the exact word “table” followed by “workload”. Also, this trick works for finding exact-word queries. This means that entering “playing” will also generate outcomes including the…
  • How to Choose a Satisfying Laptop

    Ivy
    12 Aug 2014 | 11:36 pm
      Read this laptop-buying guide, we present to you a list of comprehensive steps that will show you how to go about finding your perfect laptop and meeting your chosen one in the most appropriate way possible. Here are the seven main components to look out for: CPU The cheapest models contain the AMD E Series or Intel Pentium CPUs, which might struggle to process advanced software, but will carry out less intimidating tasks perfectly well, like web surfing, connecting with friends or family, playing traditional games, etc. However, if you want something that is more powerful, don’t…
  • Unnecessary Services You can disable in Windows 8 (8.1)

    Ivy
    7 Aug 2014 | 1:14 am
    Described below are some of the services involved in Windows 8, which can really act imperviously towards smooth functioning of your system. Application Experience: Processes application compatibility cache requests and is mostly helpful in Server systems Block Level Backup Engine Service: Known as WBENGINE assists in performing backup and recovery operations. If you are not engaging backup activities, the service is does not need to stay active. Certificate Propagation: Deals with digital certificates concerning smart cards only and should be disabled if not employing any smart card…
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  • Get Fruit Ninja for PC (Windows 7/8/XP)

    Himanshu Shrivastava
    19 Aug 2014 | 1:09 am
    Fruit Ninja is a puzzle kind game, although it doesn’t indulge you in any kind of puzzles. It is a rather simple game, with a Gameplay that is quite figurative with the name of the game itself. The game has a million following across all the mobile platforms on which it is available. Fruit ninja is available on all leading mobile operating systems as, Windows Phone, Android, iOS, Blackberry and some others too. Must Read: Download Temple Run for PC (Windows 7/8/XP) Plot of the game is very simple, as you are just required to cut the fruits to make points. In reality there isn’t any so…
  • Download Temple Run for PC (Windows 7/8/XP)

    Himanshu Shrivastava
    16 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am
    Temple Run is an endless runner type game, which became the most popular game when initially launched on the respective mobile operating systems. Temple Run was initially launched for iPhone by imangi studios, and gradually the game proved to be a huge success for the developers. The reason behind this enormous success was the new concept of mobile gaming that they had put across the users. Soon Temple Run began to spread its fins on some other mobile operating systems such as Windows Phones and Android. With its launch on the Android OS, the story was no different and it proved to be a…
  • Download Telegram for PC

    Shivam Srivastava
    12 Aug 2014 | 11:06 am
    Instant messaging apps are now becoming most convenient way of sharing information among each other and to socialize. There are some well-described and popular instant messaging apps such as WhatsApp, Viber, ChatOn and many others. Each app has its own distinct set of features. As you cannot deny the fact that nothing can now beat the popularity of WhatsApp, in spite if you are on a search of an alternative to Whatsapp here is the best option you might have come across. Telegram can be a good alternative to Whatsapp as it has all the functions that Whatsapp possess along with some other added…
  • Download Hill Climb Race For PC

    Himanshu Shrivastava
    5 Aug 2014 | 11:51 pm
    Racing games seems to be unleashing the creativity of the modern games. As far as the games of the modern smartphones are concerned, the situation is more or less similar. There are racing games, which can never be thought of, as implementing a new concept in the same category of game is bit more complex. One such racing game is Hill Climb racing. It is a 2D game with a spectacular physics in the game mechanics. The controls are real time which are acceleration and brakes only, although the game have many twists and turns packed in it. The game is quite interesting to play, and it is…
  • How to Extract Images From A PDF File

    Shivam Srivastava
    4 Aug 2014 | 1:50 am
    The PDF (Portable Document File) has now became the most superior and effective way of document exchange across all web. It has several great features like right protected, password protection and many others. However, there are some unwelcomed instances when you want some exta features in case of PDF files and you’re left with nothing, which at time can be very frustrating. Specially the case when you need to have the images extracted from the file. Extracting images from a PDF file is not too complex process if you have the right tool. There are many ways of getting this done. Must Read:…
 
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  • Moto X+1 Front Panel Design Trickled

    22 Aug 2014 | 5:46 am
    With Motorola (which is now powered by Google) making a comeback in the mobile market with its 3 phone model Moto E, Moto G and Moto X, time has now come for a phone with improved ultimate features... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Simon Celebrates its 20th Birthday

    22 Aug 2014 | 4:51 am
    Today the cosmopolitans are very much familiar with the Smartphone, which have a sleek body containing a wide array of features ranging from high-resolution camera, 1080p video support, and large... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • How to Create a SMTP Server on Your Computer

    21 Aug 2014 | 9:30 am
    The word SMTP can be expanded as “Simple Mail Transfer Protocol”. So SMTP can be defined as the standard (set of instructions) or rule of Internet for e-mail or electronic mail transmission. Some... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Tips to Consider When Switching From Android platform to iOS platform

    21 Aug 2014 | 3:06 am
    Even though there are many people who find the android and iOS platforms to be similar, there are some significant similarities between these two in terms of features but there are considerable... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Google Reportedly Acquires JetPack Inc.

    21 Aug 2014 | 2:42 am
    Like every human being, Google also loves to go for shopping. Google, the most popular web search engine company acquiring old settled, new start-ups and new promising technologies since 2010 with... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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  • New Blackberry 10.3 OS, Phones Release Date and Specs 2014

    9 Aug 2014 | 1:43 pm
    Learn Blackberry 10.3 OS update release dates and new Blackberry 10.3 phones coming out in 2014. Research in Motion (RIM), the manufacturer of once famous Blackberry smartphones is still struggling... Please visit www.iTechWhiz.com for more details and a lot more.
  • Ufone 3G Internet Packages Price Rates in Pakistan

    9 Aug 2014 | 11:44 am
    What is the benefit of having a big number of mobile carriers in your country? They fight for your signature on the dotted line, or for you having their SIM card in the case of prepaid plans.... Please visit www.iTechWhiz.com for more details and a lot more.
  • Mobilink 3G Service Comparison in Pakistan with Zong, Telenor

    17 Jul 2014 | 9:22 am
    As in most developing countries, in Pakistan, we see an expansion of mobile data networks. The old, and truly dated, 2G bands are slowly being replaced by newer, but still not quite as new, 3G bands.... Please visit www.iTechWhiz.com for more details and a lot more.
  • Oculus Rift VR Release Date and Price 2015

    16 Jul 2014 | 5:49 am
    Learn all about Oculus Rift Release Date, Price, Games, Reviews and News. Just incase you haven't heard yet, Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset coming out in the market very soon. Oculus... Please visit www.iTechWhiz.com for more details and a lot more.
  • Zong 3G/4G internet packages Rates in Pakistan

    13 Jul 2014 | 3:51 am
    Are you new to the market of cell phone carrier? Or are you looking to change your cell phone carrier for some reason? No matter what the reason you have, we think this article will be helpful for... Please visit www.iTechWhiz.com for more details and a lot more.
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  • Surfing the Mobile Wave to Deepen Insights – Part 1

    Maureen Evans
    20 Aug 2014 | 9:05 am
    This post is an excerpt from an Ipsos Ideas article written by the North American head of Mobile Research, Bogdan Dragomir. Bogdan’s an expert in mobile research and has been leading our clients on how to use mobile to deepen insights and get the most out of their research dollars. ———- Cowabunga!  Ride that Wave! The way consumers behave is changing as a result of the digital revolution. According to the US Census Bureau and the CIA Government Factbook earlier this year, mobile penetration in North America has reached beyond 100%. 101% of consumers in the region now…
  • Taking the Manufacturing Out of Manufactured Foods

    Ashley Ericksen
    6 Aug 2014 | 6:58 am
    It goes without saying that there has been an over-arching health and wellness trend in the food & beverage space for the past several decades, ever since we learned (or at least we thought we learned) that our beloved bacon and butter may be contributing to our waistlines and our cholesterol levels. Of course, over the years as health care professionals, manufacturers & consumers have become more educated, the factors that define “healthy” foods have evolved. These days the trend seems to have shifted from low fat & low cholesterol to benefits including organic, high protein…
  • Disruptive Innovation: Play Blackjack, Not the Lottery

    Brad Bane
    30 Jul 2014 | 8:23 am
    Here we go again. Just a month has passed since I wrote the following about my experiences at the Edison Awards, in a blog post uncreatively titled The Innovator’s Dilemma:  “There was a great preponderance of what I call “brilliant individual syndrome,” wherein people stood up, said how smart they were, how they had vision to make things happen…and ignored the six failed innovation attempts that came prior to this success, when they managed to light piles of their own (and others’) money on fire and watch it go up in smoke.”  What followed was a spirited defense (at least…
  • Buying in Facebook and Twitter: A New Data Generator

    Gram Bowsher
    22 Jul 2014 | 10:09 am
    Social media seems to be impacting nearly every aspect of marketing. It allows brands to interact with consumers in a digital space. Feedback and customer service happen in real time. Now, it seems social media may be simplifying the ecommerce channel, giving consumers the ability to make purchases directly in the ads and posts for products they see in their feeds. Both Facebook and Twitter have now begun testing “buy now” buttons to their sites and apps. In both instances, consumers have the ability to click a “buy” button within an ad (which can be prompted to appear based on a…
  • Join the Next Generation of Market Research Solutions

    Ipsos
    16 Jul 2014 | 2:28 pm
    When searching the term “Market Research” on Wikipedia, the definition is followed by the suggestion that market research “is a very important component of business strategy.”  We agree!  And it’s only going to become a more critical component as we enter the “hyper-creation” phase of our post-great recession economy. Technology enables us to design faster; to create new products quicker, essentially technology enables us to innovate at lightning speed.  From Mobile research to online communities and testing ideas overnight, market research is accelerating at a rapid pace,…
 
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  • Privacy Protection Is at Stake in Microsoft’s Battle with the DOJ

    Victoria Espinel
    28 Jul 2014 | 11:39 am
    Technology has fundamentally changed the way we all store our information, and that has put technology companies on the front lines of the fight to ensure private data are protected as well in the digital age as in the past. This fight is now playing out in a lawsuit in New York, where the US […] Related posts: ECPA’s Silver Anniversary: Time for Reform Principles to Guide Modernization of Europe’s Privacy Rules: Trust, Flexibility, and Shared Responsibility Making Sure the EU’s Next Step on Privacy Is the Right One
  • BSA Global Survey Reveals Security Concerns With Unlicensed Software — and Points to the Solution

    Jodie Kelley
    23 Jun 2014 | 9:11 pm
    Of all the priorities CIOs and IT managers are juggling these days — from cloud to mobility to data analytics — surveys find that cybersecurity is what keeps them up at night. And there’s good reason for that: Symantec dubbed 2013 the “Year of the Mega Breach” while the Economist Intelligence Unit found that more […] Related posts: New Economic Research Confirms the Competitive Advantage of Properly Licensed Software Inflection Points for Washington and the Software Industry Global Survey Finds Strong Support for IP Rights
  • Positive Shift in Europe’s Approach to Cloud Policy

    Thomas Boué
    2 May 2014 | 8:16 am
    Policy discussions about cloud computing in Europe have at times been fraught with protectionist rhetoric. Exacerbated by Edward Snowden’s revelations on government surveillance, there have been calls for data location requirements, procurement preferences for European providers, dedicated French or German cloud networks, and even a “Schengen area for data” as ways to promote deployment of […] Related posts: Transatlantic Data Flows: Shift the Focus to How—Not If A 10-Step Policy Plan for Cloud Computing In Europe Europe’s New Cloud Computing Strategy
  • Restoring Confidence in the Digital Economy

    Victoria Espinel
    10 Apr 2014 | 5:45 am
    How do we restore trust and confidence in the underpinnings of the digital economy in the wake of unsettling disclosures about international surveillance practices? That question is top of mind for policymakers in the US and European Union as they ponder the possibility of a grand, new transatlantic trade and investment partnership. As I noted […] Related posts: A Forward-Looking Trade Agenda for the Digital Economy Eight Ways the TTIP Can Be a Global Blueprint for Digital Trade Three Ways the Administration and 113th Congress Can Accelerate the Digital Economy to Achieve Election Goals
  • EU-US Summit Is an Opportunity to Re-Establish Trust in the Transatlantic Relationship

    Thomas Boué
    26 Mar 2014 | 1:59 am
    Today’s EU-US Summit in Brussels, at which President Obama will join his European counterparts, Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, and José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, provides an important opportunity to reinforce EU-US economic ties. A strong transatlantic partnership will send a message to global markets that the greatest prospects […] Related posts: Transatlantic Data Flows: Shift the Focus to How—Not If Eight Ways the TTIP Can Be a Global Blueprint for Digital Trade A New Trade Agreement for a New Era of Digital Services
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    Semiconductor Research News - New Publications

  • Variable Frequency Drives Market - Global Market Trends & Forecast to 2019

    20 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The report classifies and defines the value for the types of variable frequency drives industry. It covers qualitative data of different types of variable frequency drives. The report also provides a comprehensive review of major market drivers, restraints, opportunities, winning imperatives, and key burning issues in the variable frequency drives market. Key players in the industry are profiled in detail with their recent developments. Some of these include companies such as ABB Ltd. (Switzerland), American Electric Technologies Inc. (AETI) (U.S.), Amtech Electronics India Ltd. (India),…
  • Lawful Interception Market - Worldwide Forecast & Analysis 2014-2019

    20 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Lawful Interception (LI) has proven very helpful to security agencies and LEAs for combating terrorism and criminal activities. Mushrooming criminal activities and advancement in communication channels have driven the LI market to a large extent. For the purpose of evidence and analysis, intercepting a private communication has become very essential. LI makes this possible with government approval and by complying with international standards and national and international regulations. The global lawful interception market is $251.5 million in 2014 and is expected to reach to $1,342.4 million…
  • Global Wi-Fi Market Forecasts & Analysis

    20 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    This report segments the Wi-Fi market into 5 different categories namely, business models, products, services, industry verticals, and regions. The Wi-Fi market by business models has been segmented into indoor Wi-Fi business model that comprises household, enterprise, and commercial buildings; outdoor Wi-Fi business model that comprises municipality networks, outdoor hotspots, and private networks; and transportation Wi-Fi model that comprises rail networks, in-flight Wi-Fi, and maritime Wi-Fi and roadways. The Wi-Fi market by products has been divided into access points, WLAN controllers,…
  • Indoor Location Market - Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis 2014 - 2019

    20 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The Indoor Location market research report analyzes global adoption trends, future growth potential, key drivers, restraints, opportunities, and best practices in this market. The report also analyzes market sizes and revenue forecast across different geographies such as North America (NA), Europe, Asia-Pacific (APAC), Latin America (LA), and Middle-East and Africa (MEA).It also provides a comprehensive study of the drivers, restrains, and opportunities of the indoor location market. The indoor location market is expected to grow from $597 million in 2014 to $3961.8 million by 2019, at an…
  • X-by-Wire Systems Market - Global Market Trends & Forecast to 2014 to 2019

    20 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The global X-by-Wire Systems Market is estimated to have sold over 139.3 Million Units by 2019. Both park-by-wire and shift-by-wire segments of the market will maintain a healthy growth rate during the forecasting period. The Shift-By-Wire and Park-by-Wire system market in terms of volume is projected to grow at a healthy CAGR of 9.14% and 12.31% respectively, from 2014 to 2019. Nowadays, the automotive industry is more inclined to use advanced technologies to increase the fuel efficiency, reduce the emission levels and to enhance the driving dynamics of the vehicle.
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  • Flappy Bird Creator Releases New Game Called Swing Copters. It’s harder and more frustrating.

    Bryan
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:38 pm
    We all remember Flappy Bird - that notoriously difficult bird game. It’s creator, Vietnamese developer Dong Nguyen, recently released a new game called Swing Copters – and, surprise surprise, its even more difficult. Swing Copters is a free game that follows an 8-bit styling similar to Flappy Bird. In the game, you control a small character wearing a helicopter helmet. While he continuously fly upward, tapping on the screen will make him go the opposite direction to avoid swinging hammers. It took me awhile to figure out how it works, and when I finally realized how to control…
  • Get a free microSD card (bundled with mp3s) whenever you buy a S820, S920, Vibe X or Yoga Tablet 8.

    Bryan
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:37 pm
    Lenovo recently announced that it is offering a free Micro SD card which contains 5 Seconds of Summer songs bundled with every purchase of Lenovo S820 or Lenovo S920 smartphones and Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack bundled with every purchase of Lenovo Vibe X smartphone or Yoga Tablet 8 / Yoga Tablet 8 Wifi, from August 15 to October 31, 2014, at all authorized Lenovo resellers. The Lenovo S820 offers a 4.7″ IPS Display 280 x 720 HD resolution display with an 178° viewing angle. It also has a  1.2 GHz quad core processor, 4GB of storage (+microSD of up to 32GB), a 12MP rear camera…
  • Korea’s LG Sakers to battle PH’s Barangay Ginebra in ASIAN BASKETBALL SHOWDOWN

    Bryan
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:37 pm
    MANILA, August 19, 2014 – Filipino and South Korean cagers had been pitted against each other in international basketball tournaments, especially in the FIBA (International Basketball Federation) Asian Championships, where Korea thwarted the bid of the Filipino contingent to enter the World Cup several times. That is, until last year when the Philippines demolished the Korean squad and secured the country’s spot in the FIBA World Championship this August. To celebrate this arch rivalry between the two countries, LG Electronics presents a first of its kind basketball game in the…
  • Sony Announces Mid-Range Water-resistant phone, Xperia M2 Aqua

    Bryan
    20 Aug 2014 | 1:41 am
    We have all heard stories of how tough Sony’s flagships are. Now, Sony is bringing that waterproof toughness to the mid-range sector with their recent announcement of the Xperia M2 Aqua. What makes the Xperia M2 Aqua mid-range is the specs. The phone comes with a 4.8 inch qHD display, a 1.2GHz Snapdragon CPU, Adreno 305 graphics, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage. It runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat with Sony’s UI on top. There is no information on the price as of the moment. The specs aren’t bad at all. It’s UI (backed by KitKat) will most likely be smooth. And the 8MP camera…
  • Sharp Releases Near-Bezeless Smartphone

    Bryan
    20 Aug 2014 | 12:23 am
    Well this looks interesting. Sharp has recently unveiled a near-bezeless phone in the form of the Aquos Crystal. Although the chances of it coming to the Philippines is next to nil, this Android phone will be coming to Japan and the US (non-GSM). What’s interesting about the Aquos Crystal is its design. Looking at the images, you’ll notice that there’s almost no bezels on the top and sides of it’s 5-inch screen. You’ll also notice that the front camera is located at the bottom. Other specs include the 5-inch 720p screen, a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400…
 
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  • Get free Online IT training with Microsoft Academy

    Thomas
    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

    Thomas
    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…
  • Review of Iperius Backup software

    Thomas
    6 Jul 2014 | 1:29 pm
    Backing up our data is something all people should do and for that job you will need a good reliable software solution. I have been testing Iperius Backup software for the last couple of days and here is my review. Their solution is available in many different editions based on your needs. You can download your own copy of this software using the link in the bottom of this post, but please read this review first.      Top features of Iperius Backup software Incremental backup and synchronization Drive Image and full system recovery Backup to NAS, USB drives, FTP, Cloud Open…
  • Best Android apps for World Cup 2014

    Thomas
    8 Jun 2014 | 4:24 am
    The World Cup 2014 in Brazil is not far away, so I thought it would be appropriate with a list of some of the best apps for your Android smartphone to make you able to follow the event. For those of us that are living in Europe the time the matches are played may not be easy to fit in to our normal day job. That is why it is nice with a good app where we can follow the event. Unfortunately, Denmark is not qualified, but I am still going to follow this event closely. Here is my list of the best apps I have found on Google Play. Best World Cup 2014 Apps for Android? Jalvasco World Cup 2014…
  • Windows 9 coming in 2015?

    Thomas
    27 May 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Image credits: www.winbeta.org I normally don’t comment on IT rumors, but I think that this one is too interesting not to share. According to multiple source on the Internet Microsoft will release their next operating system, Windows 9 in 2015. If they stick too their normal roadmap we can expect to see the first beta versions at Microsoft Build conferences in April 2015 and properly the final RTM version properly about October 2015. Same sources are expecting Windows Phone 9 and properly also the next version of Office expected to be named Office 2015. Some of the new things about…
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  • What’s New In The World of Google Meetup – August 13, 2014

    Kari Lloyd
    20 Aug 2014 | 12:39 pm
    Building links, SEO and navigating the ever-shifting sands of Google’s likes and dislikes is enough to drive even the most calm of website owners to be brink of insanity. If you’ve ever found yourself even simply wondering how Google works, then joining in on EverSpark Interactive’s weekly What’s New In The World of Google meetup should be marked as a must-attend on your calendar. You’ll learn all the latest going’s-on with the search engine giant, and also a few tricks you can take home with you. Join us at our next meeting on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014…
  • What’s New In The World of Google Meetup Recap – July 30, 2014

    Kari Lloyd
    20 Aug 2014 | 12:20 pm
    If you have a website, you need a good SEO plan. But how do you keep up with the whims of Google? With EverSpark Interactive’s What’s New In The World of Google weekly meetup, your search for the latest Google goings-on and SEO tips and tricks is over. Please join us at our next meeting on Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 from 8am – 9:30am. Space is limited — so be sure you RSVP to get your front row seat to what’s always a lively discussion.  Even if you’re not positive you can make the meeting, you can always play a little catch up with our blog recap posts.
  • Twitter Offers Analytics for Organic Tweets

    Dave Paul
    18 Aug 2014 | 11:45 am
    Twitter is one of those things you’re “supposed” to do. It’s a way to reach your audience and promote your brand, essentially for free. But how much are you actually reaching people? Do your tweets get read, do your links get clicked, and would paying to promote tweets be a great marketing spend or a total waste of cash? Until recently, those are questions most business owners couldn’t answer. That’s because “organic” tweets—the ones you send out every day, without paying anything—had no analytics support. No data. No way to see what was working. Twitter changed that a…
  • Google Unveils Publisher Center to Optimize News Content

    Dave Paul
    8 Aug 2014 | 12:28 pm
    For owners of news websites, Google has opened the door—at least partly—to the way in which it will identify and display your content in Google News. The opportunity comes in the form of the new News Publisher Center which was announced this week in a blog post by Google engineer Eric Weigle. The center lets news publishers make changes to the official Google record of their sites, in three main ways: Updating basic site details like name and site labels Updating the structure of your site by adding, removing or changing section URLs Most critically, labeling each of your sections with a…
  • SEO Evolution Sparks Agency Shake-Ups

    Dave Paul
    31 Jul 2014 | 12:46 pm
    Search Strategy Is Influencing Ad Strategy—Even Offline BBDO Atlanta Shifts to Digital as Content Marketing Proliferates We’ve written in depth about how content is everything in Internet marketing these days. But this is a shift that has ripples far beyond company blogs. The new focus on content affects not just website development and social media, but the world of advertising more broadly. So how is content marketing shaking things up? The most obvious example is in what counts as search engine optimization. As industry veterans know, SEO practices once consisted of little more than…
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  • Using and over abusing CSS

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

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

    3 Mar 2014 | 12:00 am
    My website was needing a fresh new look, and what better chance to learn a new approach than this? You may ask why would you want to move from WordPress to Jekyll when everything works just fine? That's a good question and I think the short answer is to learn.
  • Simple SCSS spinner animation

    9 Feb 2014 | 10:00 pm
    If you're using Wordpress, you surely have seen this spinner effect while performing various actions within the admin area. I liked it a lot and that's the reason I made a SCSS version of it, posted a demo on CodePen and even it's not rocket science, I pushed it on GitHub too.
  • Data URI conversion tools

    19 Jan 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Nowadays, encoding stuff is not a secret anymore and we're using data URI for small images, SVG's and even custom fonts. After all, this is one of the best ways to minimize the number of HTTP requests. On this matter, I thought about making a list with some online conversion tools you can use right away.
 
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  • 10 Tech Gadgets From The 1970s That We Want Back Right Now

    Steven Tweedie
    22 Aug 2014 | 5:22 pm
    The 1970s was one of tech's golden eras, marking the dawn of personal computing and video games. From gadgets like the first digital watch to the classic Atari 2600 game system, there was no better time to hit up the arcade or plop down on the couch for friendly round of "Pong." Here are the best gadgets and tech of the 1970s, and we've even included a healthy dose of nostalgia, free of charge.Who could forget the iconic Apple II computer? This 8-bit beauty was launched in 1977, and was designed by Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak. There's nothing like the crackle of static to make you feel…
  • Here's What It's Like Being One Of Yelp's 'Elite' Reviewers

    Madeline Stone
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:53 pm
    From an outsider's perspective, becoming a Yelp Elite is akin to joining a secret society.  Elite members bear special badges on their Yelp profiles, and they're invited to private events where up-and-coming restaurants and bars provide food and drinks for free. The idea is that Yelp Elites will get these new local businesses on their radar, then create high-quality, reliable reviews and direct traffic to the site. Anyone can nominate themselves or their friends on Yelp's site. Nominations are sent to the San Francisco-based Elite Council, a mysterious group that's responsible for making…
  • SpaceX Rocket Explodes After Launch

    Paul Szoldra
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:43 pm
    A SpaceX Falcon 9R rocket exploded shortly after launching during a test flight in Texas, the company confirmed Friday. Three engine F9R Dev1 vehicle auto-terminated during test flight. No injuries or near injuries. Rockets are tricky … — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 23, 2014 KXXV-TV anchor Bruce Gietzen reported there were no injuries. The rocket, which was unmanned, was launched from the SpaceX rocket-development facility in McGregor, Texas. "During the flight, an anomaly was detected in the vehicle and the flight termination system automatically terminated the mission," John…
  • 2 Women Who Were College Roommates Founded uBeam, One Of Tech's Hottest Startups — And Promptly Sued Each Other

    Rebecca Borison
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:37 pm
    uBeam, a three-year-old startup, might signal a revolution on several fronts. First, it promises to unshackle users from the tyranny of the electrical cord, allowing devices to receive power wirelessly via ultrasound waves. Second, in an industry that remains overwhelmingly dominated by men, its mastermind is a woman, 25-year-old Meredith Perry. And third, despite her lack of an engineering background (she majored in astrobiology), Perry has already attracted money from high-profile investors like Marissa Mayer, Tony Hsieh, VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, and Mark Cuban. (So far, they've kicked…
  • Apple Will Replace A Limited Number Of iPhone 5 Batteries — Find Out If Yours Is Eligible (AAPL)

    Sam Colt
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:23 pm
    Apple will offer free battery replacement on a select number of iPhone 5 handsets. You can find out if your iPhone is eligible for a new battery here. "Apple has determined that a very small percentage of iPhone 5 devices may suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently," Apple said on its website. "The affected iPhone 5 devices were sold between September 2012 and January 2013 and fall within a limited serial number range." Before you take your phone into an Apple store, Apple wants you to back up all of your data, turn off Find My iPhone, and erase your…
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  • BadUSB Uncovered

    7 Aug 2014 | 7:40 am
    The recent demonstration at Black Hat 2014 of BadUSB, a security vulnerability that surfaces when using the USB interface, is a hot topic in the international press. But the topic that the international press hasn’t covered is what is really behind a BadUSB attack and how does it work?Every USB flash drive consists of a controller chip and at least one memory module. The controller is in charge of the communication with the computer via the USB interface and manages the memory module. In principle, a USB flash drive can be thought of as a microcomputer that, upon being plugged in, boots its…
  • NEO2014 – spotlight on Industry 4.0: Wibu-Systems, one of the five finalists

    4 Aug 2014 | 5:01 am
    This press release is only available in German language.
  • Industry 4.0, Security and Product Protection: the hot topics by which Wibu-Systems wowed the international Manufacturers

    7 Jul 2014 | 4:07 am
    Cyber-attacks, industrial espionage, and product piracy are rapidly growing; such problems are global and threaten both society and international manufacturers of all industries. German companies in particular develop valuable know-how with a competitive edge. The offensive affects know-how in machinery, medical devices, and intelligent systems, aka Cyber Physical Systems, alike. Wibu-Systems, one of the world's leading security providers, offers products and technologies for protecting the intellectual property against product counterfeiting and tampering.Oliver Winzenried, CEO of…
  • Wibu-Systems and Wincor Nixdorf join forces to increase security

    4 Jun 2014 | 5:36 am
    Wibu-Systems and Wincor Nixdorf expand their long-term collaboration and offer their respective expertise in the area of Digital Rights Management, IT services, and Service Desk solutions to the market. In times of industrial espionage, eavesdropping scandals, cyber-attacks and mysterious backdoors in routers and firewalls, endpoint encryption is crucial to protect business. Since 2009, Wincor Nixdorf uses CrypTA (Cryptographic Technician Authentication) to ensure authorized access to test and diagnostic functions. This solution provides individual rights required in the working environment…
  • 25 years Wibu-Systems = software protection Made in Germany

    4 Apr 2014 | 8:48 am
    This press release is only available in German language.
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    11 Aug 2014 | 6:27 am
    (function() { var load = function(url, callback){ if(document.getElementById(‘evp3-assets’)) { // Let’s wait till it’s loaded var i = setInterval(function() { if(typeof EVP3 == ‘undefined’) return; clearInterval(i); callback(); }, 5); return; } var script = document.createElement(‘script’); script.id = ‘evp3-assets’; script.type = ‘text/javascript’; if(script.readyState){ script.onreadystatechange = function() { if(script.readyState == ‘loaded’ || script.readyState == ‘complete’) {…
 
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    Web Hosting Blog

  • What Can Big Data Do For eCommerce?

    Aric
    21 Aug 2014 | 11:28 am
    Big Data is something of a nebulous concept, and like many ideas without a clear definition, it’s been seized on by various writers and pundits as the next big thing. It’s easy to write endlessly about something when you aren’t forced to constrain yourself to practicalities. The eCommerce industry is nothing if not pragmatic, ever […]
  • WordPress Misconceptions: Do You Need A Custom WordPress Design?

    Aric
    19 Aug 2014 | 8:20 am
    I was recently talking to a friend who wants to create a site for his small business. He’s a landscaper, and needs a simple site — perhaps a few pages to describe his services, a contact form, and a blog. As someone who is fairly knowledgeable about WordPress web hosting, it’s difficult for me to […]
  • Don’t Fall For ICANN Domain Protection Certificate Scam

    Aric
    15 Aug 2014 | 12:01 pm
    In a recent blog post, ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) revealed a scam in which registrants of top-level domains like .com and .net are approached by fraudsters and told that they need to buy a certificate to “protect their domain”. Although the certificates are well designed and incorporate official ICANN graphics, the […]
  • WordPress 4.0 Beta Is Ready For Testing

    Aric
    12 Aug 2014 | 11:45 am
    Every few months the wizards who develop WordPress put out another release. It’s always an interesting time for WordPress users and watchers, who are eager to see what benefit the new features and enhancements will bring to their site (or, if you’re more pessimistic, what new annoyances they’ll have to deal with). In this article […]
  • Roundup of July’s Best ExpressionEngine, WordPress, and Magento Content

    Corey
    4 Aug 2014 | 9:40 am
    Another month has passed and we’re back with a new roundup of the web’s best ExpressionEngine, WordPress, and Magento content. July saw the release of both ExpressionEngine 2.9 and a new WordPress beta, as well as  the official announcement that Magento Go and ProStores will be shut down. And, of course, Germany won the World Cup. Knowing it’s hard to keep up […]
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    Hardware BBQ

  • Intel to release HEDT i7 Haswell-E processors sooner than planned

    The Sorcerer
    14 Aug 2014 | 7:05 pm
    Intel decided to speed up the release plans for its next-generation Haswell-E HEDT processors by several weeks, according to the new reports. It is now being told that Intel is ready to introduct the Core i7 5800/5900 series in August. According to the source, the Haswell-E would be out on 29th August, 2014. Earlier, the launch date was set for September. Its not known what is the reason that Intel decided to speed up the launch. The models that will come out are the Core i7-5960X, Core i7-5930K, Core i7-5820K and Core i7-5960X. These will be the first desktop processors from Intel with…
  • Ubisoft plans to take PC gaming more seriously than before

    The Sorcerer
    14 Aug 2014 | 7:04 pm
    Ubisoft had a habit of not being in the PC gamers’ good books, usually because sideline them by not releasing the PC variant of the game at the same time with console counterparts. Their activation system for PC gamers and their drive to promote multi-platform games made matters worse. However, the company made a pledge that they will focus more on PC gamers from today onwards.   Ubisoft’s Alain Corre told MCV,”We listen to feedback from players and continue to adapt accordingly. For instance, we switched to a simple, one-time activation for our PC games; a standard…
  • Metal Gear Solid 5 coming to PC via Steam

    The Sorcerer
    14 Aug 2014 | 7:04 pm
    Konami Europe’s website accidentally leaked information about Metal Gear 5: Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain for PC via steam. Konami took down the information from its website, but as usually many news outlets and gaming enthusiasts have picked up the news. After the leak, Hideo Kojima confirmed that the 5th installment will be available for PC. Earlier, these titles were available for the previous and current gen consoles from Microsoft and Sony, but Konami never released it for the PC. The previous titles, the original Metal Gear Solid and Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty was…
  • ‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’ will be a timed exclusive for Xbox One and 360 consoles

    The Sorcerer
    13 Aug 2014 | 12:14 pm
    Microsoft made an announcement that practically pissed off the fans and gaming enthusiasts irrespective of the platform (except Xbox 360 and one owners)- Crystal Dynamics’ upcoming Tomb Raider title will be a Xbox exclusive. The initial announcement said that Rise of the Tomb Raider will be available for 2015 exclusive for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One consoles, but for a temporary period. Microsoft’s Phil Spencer spoke to another source,“Yes, the deal has a duration. I didn’t buy it. I don’t own the franchise”. The initial announcement was made by both Crystal Dynamics…
  • Sierra returns, shows off Indie game titles

    The Sorcerer
    13 Aug 2014 | 3:23 am
    Activision made an announcement recently that they have resurrected Sierra Entertainment. The former defunct studio will be handling indie games development for Activision starting off with King’s Quest franchise. The company has resurrected Sierra Entertainment to diversify its gaming portfolio and its presence. Sierra’s journey started in 1979 by developing single 8-bit games for Apple II. The senior director of external development for Sierra Bob Loya said,“Sierra’s goal is to find and work with talented indie developers working on their own amazing projects, or…
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  • How Electronic Engineers Consume Content Infographic Series: White Papers

    Carly Cohen
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:09 am
    To learn more about how electronic engineers consume content, please contact us for the full UBM Tech 2014 Content Consumption research report.
  • Marketers Only “Somewhat Effective” At Content Marketing

    Hilary Jansen
    21 Aug 2014 | 2:27 pm
    A new study conducted by Forrester, along with the Business Marketing Association and the Online Marketing Institute, shows a troubling statistic. B2B marketers still aren’t seeing results from content marketing. 51% of marketers told Forrester their content marketing efforts are “somewhat effective”; 27% rated the strategy as “neutral”; 6% said it was somewhat ineffective at delivering value; 1% said it was not effective at all. As a majority of us have placed a high priority on content marketing for 2014, it’s surprising to see how many marketers are unable to turn their…
  • CIOs Cede Digital Transformation Ground To CMOs

    InformationWeek Blog
    20 Aug 2014 | 3:19 pm
    With a majority of businesses realigning technology and business this year, CIOs must step up and assume an active role, according to Altimeter Group research. Altimeter’s “2014 State of Digital Transformation” report defined digital transformation as “the realignment of, or new investment in, technology and business models to more effectively engage digital customers at every touch point in the customer experience lifecycle.” Some 88% of executives and digital strategists indicated that their company is undergoing a formal digital transformation effort this…
  • 30+ Killer Headline Hacks To Amp Up Emails, Tweets, Posts

    Meredith Corley
    19 Aug 2014 | 12:07 pm
    Ah ha! So you opened my blog post, did ya? Was it the Buzz Feed-esque number at the beginning of the title? The catchy buzz words like “killer” and “hacks?” I read an interesting article on Buffer about maximizing your click-rates, providing one of the most extensive lists of headline formulas (yes – formulas) I’ve seen. Apparently there is some real science behind a good clickable tweet or headline! “On average, five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy.” The well known quote above is by the late…
  • 10 Tips for Creating Wildly Successful Infographics

    Beyond PR
    14 Aug 2014 | 5:03 pm
    Want a summary of this post? Check out the infographic! Infographics are playing a larger role in visual storytelling efforts. When they are thoughtfully designed, they provide attention-grabbing visuals that also help the reader better comprehend and remember the message. This added value to the reader often encourages further engagement and sharing. Based on my experience creating infographics that are used in PR Newswire’s press releases, blog posts and presentations, here are some best practices for designing infographics that drive results: Design Basics These tips can be applied to…
 
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    O QUE LEVEI PARA PENSAR?

  • Um outro dia-a-dia.

    Pathroc S/A.
    3 Aug 2014 | 9:18 pm
    [CIDADE] [DIGITAL] Olá a todos. Segue então um rascunho do que tenho levado para pensar no meu dia-a-dia; vamos lá! Torna-se interessantíssimo e instigante refletirmos sobre o nosso estilo de vida sobre uma camada mais digital, até que num dado momento não teremos mais a percepção do que esta ou não conectado, pois tudo ou quase tudo, principalmente para com as tarefas rotineiras do
  • Eu falo e pago

    Pathroc S/A.
    18 Mar 2014 | 6:16 pm
    [NFC] Olá a todos, demorou um pouco mas aqui estamos. Contínuo buscando, refletindo e indagando sobre muitas coisas.  E uma de muitas coisas é o NFC algo interessante  para pensar, rsss Segue então um rascunho do que tenho levado para pensar no meu dia-a-dia; vamos lá! É indiscutível hoje o impacto das novas tecnologias no nosso dia-a-dia, inserindo-nos querendo ou não a novos contextos
  • Nós! conectados. Querendo ou não.

    Pathroc S/A.
    14 Aug 2013 | 3:14 am
    [WEARABLE] Olá a todos, demorou um pouco mas aqui estamos. Contínuo buscando, refletindo e indagando sobre muitas coisas.  E "coisas" tornou-se uma coisa interessante para pensar, rsss As Novas Tecnologias, são contextos norteantes uma interface de idéias para novos arranjos, seja, em: Negócios, Meios publicitários, Ilhas de Fomento, Desenvolvimento de startups e muitos outros cenários
  • Eu e Você usamos e nem percebemos

    Pathroc S/A.
    16 May 2013 | 5:52 pm
    [BYOC] Atualmente estou construindo algumas obervações para um novo trabalho, um processo de discussão, sobre Cloud Computing. Um conteúdo onde instigaremos as discussões sobre as mudanças organizacionais advindas pelo uso intenso de tecnologia(consumerização), onde os devices são uns dos agentes dessa mudança, ou seja,  um dos principais fomentadores desse cenário irreversível de mudanças,
  • O que já se pensou...

    Pathroc S/A.
    13 Mar 2013 | 8:05 pm
    [METRICS] As mudanças provocadas pelo uso intenso de novas tecnologias têm mudado nossa percepção e propondo novas bases para a construção teórica em diferentes áreas e segmentos de mercado, exigindo assim o repensar urgente dos pressupostos e modelos adotados nesse mercado global.  Mapear essas mudanças contribui na construção de novos insights seja empresariais, acadêmicos ou
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    What's On My PC

  • Great Deal On EasyAcc® Superspeed USB 3.0 7 Port Hub

    Ramblinrick
    22 Aug 2014 | 5:08 pm
    Finding that you need more USB ports? Definitely go with a power USB Hub. Amazon has a good deal on the EasyAcc Superspeed, USB 3.0 capable, 7 port hub (with 2 smart USB 3.0 ports with both charging and data capabilities). Typically this hub sells for $80.99 (now selling for $39.99). I do not know how […]
  • Geek Squeak – Ask Leo Answers The Question “Do I need a computer memory upgrade?”

    Ramblinrick
    21 Aug 2014 | 5:04 pm
    Upgrading the memory in your computer is one of the best upgrades you can make; however, it is necessary to know that there are limitations in regards to what operating system you are running and whether it is a 32 bit vs. a 64 bit operating system. Get the answer on this at Ask Leo […]
  • ProduKey – Popular, FREE, Must Have Utility To Retrieve Your Windows Product Key

    Ramblinrick
    21 Aug 2014 | 4:45 pm
    Prior to performing a re-install of the operating system on my computer,  I ran NirSoft’s little utility called ProduKey to retrieve my Windows 8 product key. This key is required in order to complete the installation of Windows and is the key that communicates to Microsoft that you legally purchased the operating system software. Typically […]
  • Geek Squeak – Android Authority Reporting Pushbullet Updated With Cross-Device Copy/Paste

    Ramblinrick
    20 Aug 2014 | 7:47 pm
    Pushbullet is an app that gives you the ability to move files, pictures, links, and more between your devices (and computers). If you have multiple computers and devices (such as smartphones and tablets), then Pushbullet is a must have app that works across those platforms. Android Authority has an article posted reporting that Pushbullet Updated […]
  • Geek Squeak – Paul Thurrott’s Supersite For Windows Reporting OneNote for Android Updated with Handwriting Support

    Ramblinrick
    20 Aug 2014 | 7:18 pm
    I am a big fan of Android and Microsoft’s OneNote. I just read at Paul Thurrotts’s Supersite For Windows that Microsoft has updated the Android version of OneNote to include Handwriting Support. Microsoft today released a new version of its OneNote mobile app for Android handsets and tablets. The new version supports handwritten ink notes, […]
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    NCTechNews -- North Carolina technology and business news

  • Advanced Fraud Solutions Recognized in 2014 Inc. 5000 list

    David Menzies
    21 Aug 2014 | 3:58 am
    KERNERSVILLE, N.C. -- Advanced Fraud Solutions, a leading fraud and risk detection software provider has been recognized by Inc. magazine on its prestigious 2014 Inc. 5000 list, an exclusive ranking of America’s fastest-growing private companies.“We’re honored to be recognized by Inc. magazine,” said Lawrence Reaves, CEO of AFS. “We continually strive to help our customers eliminate fraud and identify transaction risk, our achievements would not exist without their success. We are excited that we can improve their overall growth with our own.”The Inc. 5000 is a challenging list to…
  • Dignify Therapeutics Awarded SBIR Grant for Bladder and Bowel Therapy

    David Menzies
    21 Aug 2014 | 3:55 am
    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -- Dignify Therapeutics LLC, a drug development company focused on restoring bladder and bowel control to people with spinal injury, spina bifida, and other neurological conditions, has been awarded a Phase 1 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant in the amount of $159,000 from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).Dignify is developing novel pharmaceutical treatments for bladder and bowel dysfunction which will significantly improve the quality-of-life for…
  • CloudPay Launches Enhanced Global Payroll Reporting Functionality, CloudPay Insights

    David Menzies
    21 Aug 2014 | 3:52 am
    RALEIGH, N.C. and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- CloudPay, the pioneer of SaaS-based payroll automation for multinationals, today announced details of CloudPay Insights, its enhanced global payroll reporting solution. This robust capability gives organizations the ability to leverage big data to gain greater transparency into the real-time costs associated with their workforce by digging deep into their own comprehensive, multi-country payroll data. In today's competitive business environment and still volatile economy, multi-national organizations must be able to respond and adapt to changing…
  • CED Announces Early-Stage Companies Selected to ‘Demo’ Their Technologies at CED Tech Venture Conference 2014

    David Menzies
    21 Aug 2014 | 3:50 am
    DURHAM, N.C. -- The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED), the largest and oldest entrepreneurial support organization in the country, today announced more than 60 “demo” companies that will demonstrate their products and technologies in a Demo Room at this year’s CED Tech Venture Conference 2014. These companies have distinguished themselves as among North Carolina’s most exciting early-stage companies. Today’s announcement of the “demo” companies comes on the heels of CED’s recent selection of roughly 20 “showcase” companies that will present on the main stage.
  • Happy Fix® Launching Kickstarter Campaign to Develop Positive Lifestyle Programs

    David Menzies
    17 Aug 2014 | 8:55 am
    THE PEAK OF GOOD LIVING: APEX, N.C.  -- North Carolina’s happiest startup, Happy Fix® (www.happyfix.com), is launching a Kickstarter campaign to fund development of positive lifestyle programs to spread the message that Happy Feels Good. The targeted goal of $1,750 will go toward developing new products in addition to creating Happy Fix Road Shows and Meetup Groups run by Happbassadors across the nation to bring together a variety of positive lifestyle practitioners, service providers and thought leaders. “This Kickstarter campaign is one of the ways we’re jump-starting the Happy…
 
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    Applediario

  • Tesla permitirá a los usuarios encender/arrancar el Modelo S con el iPhone

    Domadis Cabrera
    21 Aug 2014 | 10:35 pm
    Tesla Motors, es una empresa conocida por cambiar de la industria del automóvil con sus innovadores coches eléctricos. Pues bien, recién han anunciado que actualizarán el firmware de su Modelo S en los próximos meses para permitir a los propietarios puedan iniciar, arrancar y conducir el modelo S con sólo un iPhone. Si bien aún no está exactamente claro cómo funcionará esto, pero se especula que implicará el uso del Touch ID y puede coincidir con el lanzamiento de iOS 8 el próximo mes. La versión 6 del firmware se dice que está en las etapas finales de la beta y ya se está…
  • El creador de Flappy Bird lanza un nuevo juego llamado Swing Copters

    Domadis Cabrera
    21 Aug 2014 | 2:40 am
    Justo cuando el mundo estaba empezando a olvidarse de Flappy Bird, el desarrollador ha vuelto con otro título, que acaba de lanzar como una aplicación para iOS y Android. El último éxito de Dong Nguyen, se titula Swing Copters, y pone a los jugadores a cargo del control de un tipo con un casco helicóptero. El objetivo del juego es evitar los obstáculos y avanzar en la medida de lo posible, al igual que con su predecesor. ¿Este nuevo juego es adictivo? Absolutamente, ya lo he probado. ¿Va a ser tan exitoso como Flappy Bird? Eso habrá que verlo, pero apuesto a que Nguyen espera que si…
  • Descarga cualquier tipo de archivo a tu iPhone con Media Downloader

    Domadis Cabrera
    20 Aug 2014 | 12:39 pm
    Aunque Safari es un navegador web potente para iOS, todavía carece de algunas características esenciales que se pueden encontrar en otros navegadores web de terceros. En cambio, Media Downloader es un nuevo tweak de navegación web que trae una serie de nuevas características para mejorar tu experiencia de navegación. En lugar de integrar las nuevas funcionalidades en Safari, Media Downloader funciona como una aplicación de navegador web independiente, al igual que otras aplicaciones de terceros disponibles en la App Store. Con Media Downloader, puedes descargar fácilmente archivos,…
  • Esta aplicación te dice cuáles son las aplicaciones que consumen más batería en tu dispositivo

    Domadis Cabrera
    20 Aug 2014 | 10:57 am
    A veces mi iPhone trabaja todo el día con muy poco consumo de la batería. Otros días, me quedo prácticamente sin carga después de un uso mínimo. Siempre me pregunté cuáles eran las aplicaciones que consumen más batería en mi dispositivo, y por tanteo descubrí que aplicaciones como Facebook y WhatsApp consumen batería como si no hubiese mañana. Pero ahora podemos contar con una aplicación que nos permite determinar qué porcentaje de batería usa cada aplicación instalada en mi dispositivo, de manera individual. Normal Battery Analytics es una aplicación de diagnóstico que…
  • Las acciones de Apple cierran con un nuevo precio record de 100.56 dólares por acción

    Domadis Cabrera
    19 Aug 2014 | 3:00 pm
    Después mantener flotando justo por debajo de la marca de los 100 dólares por varias semanas, las acciones de Apple finalmente superaron la marca al cierre de hoy con un máximo histórico de 100.56 dólares. Eso rompe el récord de cierre anterior por acción, que era de 100.30 dólares, y que fue establecido el 19 de septiembre de 2012, durante los días previos al lanzamiento del iPhone 5. La noticia de hoy se produce tan sólo unos meses después de que Apple autorizará una división de acciones al 7-1 (antes de la división, el precio de cierre de hoy habría sido de 703.92 dólares),…
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    TechSpot

  • Weekend Open Forum: What really grinds your gears?

    Shawn Knight
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:30 pm
    Some things in life just really tick me off, rub me the wrong way or make me cringe. You know, pet peeves. Personal examples include people popping bubble wrap, barking dogs while I'm trying to be productive, the widespread misuse of apostrophes and touching paper after a shower (yeah, don't ask). ...
  • Google's voice search app for Android now understands five languages at once

    Justin Kahn
    22 Aug 2014 | 3:15 pm
    Google's voice search functionality is handy for many people, especially considering the more than 50 languages and dialects it supports. According to the search giant, more than half the world's population speaks two or more different languages, and now it is adding new functionality to further accommodate multilingual individuals
  • Who needs format wars when ChargeSpot Pocket can wirelessly charge Qi- and PMA-compatible devices

    Shawn Knight
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:30 pm
    Format wars are nothing new in the technology industry. We've seen battles on a number of different fronts ranging from 3D graphics APIs (DirectX, OpenGL, Glide) and external bus transfer protocols (FireWire versus USB) to more recently, Blu-ray versus HD DVD.
  • Mobile apps could be used to auto-dial expensive phone calls without permission

    Justin Kahn
    22 Aug 2014 | 1:30 pm
    It seems like very week developers and researchers find new security holes in the systems and services we use everyday. Many of these vulnerabilities open users up to data theft and privacy attacks among other things, and now developer Andrei Neculaesei out of Copenhagen has discovered a flaw that could...
  • Researchers use logic hack to match anonymous users with their scandalous posts on Secret

    Shawn Knight
    22 Aug 2014 | 12:30 pm
    Popular anonymous confessional app Secret isn't so secret after all. That's because a pair of security researchers with Rhino Security Labs recently uncovered a logic hack that allowed them to match "anonymous" users with their scandalous posts.
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    EarthTechling

  • What You Need to Know About UPS Battery Recycling

    Guest Post
    22 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    When the main power unexpectedly goes out, an Uninterruptible Power Supply unit delivers consistently reliable emergency battery power to power-hungry electronics for several minutes – just enough time to save unfinished documents and gracefully shut down the computer and other sensitive devices. While the peace-of-mind that comes with avoiding a potentially catastrophic power interruption is priceless, the battery that is at the heart of the UPS – like all lead-acid batteries — is liable to eventually stop holding a charge and must be recycled or disposed of safely.APC Smart…
  • Crowdsourced Art Campaign Inspires People to ‘Vote the Environment’

    EcoWatch
    22 Aug 2014 | 9:34 am
    California-based outdoor apparel company Patagonia, in partnership with the Creative Action Network and the Canary Project, has kicked off a crowdsourced campaign to create a set of designs aimed at encouraging voters, especially younger ones, to get to the polls this November by focusing on the environment as the key issue. Patagonia is inviting artists to submit poster designs such as this one by Luis Prado.Designers and artists are invited to submit poster designs that say “Vote the Environment.” Anyone may submit a design, and all designs that meet the guidelines will be…
  • New Gas and EV Models from Polaris

    Guest Post
    21 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) has expanded its GEM line product offering of transport and light utility vehicles to include the new Polaris M1400™ gas-powered commercial side-by-side utility vehicle and the GEM eM™1400 LSV street-legal electric utility vehicle.Polaris® M1400™ gas-powered commercial side-by-side utility vehicle.As the first gas-powered utility vehicle available for purchase through authorized GEM dealers, the Polaris M1400 is a 4×2 vehicle designed specifically for light-duty commercial utility applications. The vehicle is equipped to handle the…
  • Dear EarthTalk: Is over-fortified food dangerous to our health?

    EarthTalk
    21 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am
    Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that much of our food—including cereals and snacks eaten by children—is actually over-fortified with excessive amounts of vitamins and minerals that can be dangerous to our health?                                                                                       – Diane Summerton, Waukesha, WIAdded nutrients in the processed foods we eat could indeed be too much of a good thing, especially for kids. According to a report from non-profit health research and advocacy…
  • Clean Green Energy – 300 Million Kilowatt Hours Of Energy Saved

    PR Newswire
    20 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Clean Green Energy LLC (CGE) today said customers of the company have saved more than 300 million kilowatt hours of energy since the company’s founding. That milestone is the equivalent of $33 million in energy cost savings, or powering about 28,000 average American homes for a year.“Three hundred million kilowatt hours are equivalent to 450,000,000 pounds of greenhouse gas emissions or the effect of planting nearly 170,000 acres of trees,” said Bryan Zaplitny, president and CEO of CGE. “We were among the first fifty ESCOs (energy services companies) in the United…
 
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  • Tech For the Guys in Hardhats

    Sujith
    28 Jul 2014 | 9:44 am
    Technology wears many hats. It is a central part of everything we do. It is the ubiquitous fabric of modern society. It is no longer just for nerds and geeks. It powers every kind of human endeavour including law enforcement, crime solving, medicine and healthcare, entertainment, even religion. Nothing is left untouched by technology. One […]
  • SMS Codes for activating Sony Six channel in your DTH connections

    Sujith
    12 Jun 2014 | 2:37 am
    Watch FIFA World Cup 2014 on Sony SIX, the new sports channels, which is normally not included in any of your basic DTH packages. All DTH operators are providing this channel as an addon channel with your existing channel packs Here the  SMS codes for various DTH operators in India to activate Sony SIX. Videocon […]
  • How to Copy, Erase, Edit or Translate the texts within images using Google Chrome.

    Sujith
    26 Apr 2014 | 10:29 am
    To manipulate the texts within an image, you need to download the same and use some image editing applications like Adobe Photoshop, Gimp, InkScape etc. If you are an average computer user, it is always painful. Now a new Google Chrome plugin comes enables you to copy, erase, edit or translate the texts within the […]
  • Linux Mint 16 – A practical alternative for Windows XP

    Sujith
    26 Apr 2014 | 9:37 am
    Linux Mint is an Ubuntu based GNU/Linux with a user friendly attractive interface. If you are new to Linux Desktop versions, no doubt Mint Linux is the best option for you. Best user friendly interface If a windows user switches to some Debian destros like Ubuntu , fedora etc, no doubt at least in the […]
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  • Cool Websites & Tools – Remote Desktop Gateway, Mobile Email Popup, & Dreams Research

    Mark O'Neill
    22 Aug 2014 | 9:31 pm
    Prizmia – seamlessly connects to your GoPro. Record the GoPro LIVE feed with a full-screen preview, control settings, transfer files, add custom filters & effects live or after recording, adjust speed, trim, and instantly upload to your favorite social media sites from within the app. Upload 4K videos to YouTube from within the app, with 90 professional & unique filters. EyeEm – The most beautiful photos are on EyeEm. Shoot, edit, and get creative with your photography using unique filters and effects. Connect with new talents, and discover albums for every topic you can…
  • The Dangers Of Sitting At Work All Day

    Jackson Chung
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:30 pm
    You probably know this. We’ve talked about it before. Sitting all day kills you. Slowly. Whether you’re in front of the tele or working with computers, staying sedentary has very serious health risks. That’s why we encouraged you to take a look at these exercise videos, and work at a standing desk (but don’t repeat these mistakes). Are you currently sitting or standing? Why? via PainInjuryReliefRead the full article: The Dangers Of Sitting At Work All Day
  • Save On Double Dragon, R.Type & More Retro Classics, Plus Free Star Trek [iOS Sales]

    Tim Brookes
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:00 pm
    Some of yesteryear’s greatest games are perfect fits for today’s mobile devices. DotEmu specialise in bringing these classics to our touchscreens, and they’re currently having a summer sale. Also reduced is starship simulator Star Trek Trexels, the best skating game on the App Store and a rather interesting looking replacement for your calculator. Apps Tevy ($2.99, now free) Tevy is a purpose-built app with one thing in mind: speed. The app connects with your Evernote account and allows you to create, read and edit existing notes on your iPhone or iPad. If…
  • 6 Smart Home Projects You Can Take On This Weekend

    James Bruce
    22 Aug 2014 | 11:00 am
    Your home could be smarter, and it needn’t break the bank. Here are six ways to add a little ambient intelligence to your daily routine. Most of the smart home projects I’ve listed here are based on lighting or home entertainment – the proliferation of cheap LEDs makes this affordable, and home entertainment devices almost always have an infrared control with which you can easily (and safely) interface. Unfortunately, a lot of other home appliances are just impractical to upgrade with “smart” features – they have physical switches and dials. Even the new…
  • HitchBOT Asked Humans For Help, So They Drove Her Across Canada

    Justin Pot
    22 Aug 2014 | 10:30 am
    HitchBOT – housed in a bucket and equipped mainly with the ability to ask nicely for a ride – managed to hitch-hike 6000 kilometers, across Canada, in under a month. Not bad, considering she doesn’t have any way to move without help from humans. This little robot brings to mind a lot of big ideas. Most humans think of technology as something that helps them, yet here is a robot asking for help. Hitchhiking has almost disappeared from North America because of safety concerns, yet here’s a traveler people happily pick up. Science fiction taught Westerners to fear robots for...Read the…
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  • Hackers Crash the Yacht Club

    Burn World
    20 Aug 2014 | 11:35 am
    Chicago Yacht Club was a rich target for hackers. The post Hackers Crash the Yacht Club appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: Should You Worry About the Latest Security Breach Things you should consider when you hear about a... Windows Talk: 3 Reasons to Encrypt Your Laptop Laptop encryption consequently has become a valuable way to... Files You Must Backup to Survive a Hard Drive Crash This article goes through which files we should back...
  • Who Is On Your WiFi?

    The Pit Crew
    20 Aug 2014 | 8:34 am
    3 FREE Windows utilities that will help you see who is 'sharing' your WiFi network. The post Who Is On Your WiFi? appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: Who Is Stealing Your WiFi Is your wireless Internet connection sometimes mysteriously slow? It's... Dangers of Letting Neighbors Borrow Your WiFi So you gave your neighbors your network key -... Ask Dave Taylor: How to Join a Secure WiFi Network How I got my Win7 Dell laptop to connection...
  • PC Matic Success Stories

    The Pit Crew
    19 Aug 2014 | 6:31 pm
    Everyday we hear from PC Matic users from all over the world who share their thoughts about how PC Matic improved their computers. Here are some of our favorites... The post PC Matic Success Stories appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: PC Matic Success Stories of the Week Everyday we hear from PC Matic users from all over... PC Matic Success Stories of the Week Everyday we hear from PC Matic users from all over... PC Matic Customers on TV Everyday we hear from PC Matic users from all over...
  • Windows 9 Preview on the Way

    The Pit Crew
    19 Aug 2014 | 5:57 pm
    Multiple reports suggest that Microsoft is preparing to release a preview of the next Windows OS (Windows 9) within the next month. The post Windows 9 Preview on the Way appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: Windows Observer: 6 Touch Apps for the Windows 8 Preview Well we have arrived in the month of February... Dave’s Computer Tips: Microsoft Office 2013 Customer Preview Today the customer preview was released to the general... Everything-Microsoft.com: Another Windows 8 Preview Coming in June This week, Microsoft announced another step towards a final...
  • Is Microsoft Moving Backwards with Windows 9

    windows9update
    19 Aug 2014 | 2:42 pm
    Why Microsoft is faced with a 'stark choice' of directions with the next OS. The post Is Microsoft Moving Backwards with Windows 9 appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: Moving Rows and Columns in Microsoft Word Word allows you to use the mouse for many... Moving from Hotmail to Outlook.com Hotmail.com has officially ceased operations. The site now redirects... Moving Drivers Between PCs Updating drivers can be tricky and in the rare occasion...
 
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  • Troubleshoot Keyboard and Mouse Not Working in Windows

    Aseem Kishore
    19 Aug 2014 | 2:05 pm
    One of the USB ports on my desktop computer stopped working after I had plugged in a USB device and removed it without ejecting. I’ve done it a million times, but it looked like my luck finally ran out. The port seemed fine in Device Manager because there were no error or warning icons. So after doing a bit of reading online, I came across a Microsoft article that told me I should go ahead and uninstall the USB Host Controllers under USB Serial Bus Controllers in Device Manager. After that, you just have to restart your computer and Windows should find the hardware again and install it.
  • How to Check if Your VPN Connection is Actually Encrypted

    Aseem Kishore
    24 Apr 2014 | 11:52 pm
    I recently subscribed to a VPN service for my personal use so that my Internet connection from home is completely encrypted. With all the spying and hacking revelations going on these days, I don’t mind having a little bit of extra security on my side just in case. Once I had installed the software on computer and connected to the VPN, it seemed to be working fine as far as I could tell. However, being a techie person myself, I couldn’t just accept that everything was working without actually verifying that the encryption was enabled. So even though I hadn’t played around…
  • How to Troubleshoot Problems in Windows 8.1

    Aseem Kishore
    28 Mar 2014 | 3:55 am
    Today’s article is a quick tip on how to troubleshoot problems in Windows 8.1, which you will most definitely run into using Microsoft’s shiny new OS. However, most problems don’t require booting into safe mode or following a 10 step guide to fixing WiFi problems. Microsoft has also gotten smarter and included a lot of tools and help guides in the OS itself to diagnose and fix problems. I’ve found that teaching my clients how to use these built-in tools saves me a lot of time because they are able to fix problems in Windows 8.1 themselves. In this article, I’m…
  • The Best Free Apps for a New iPhone

    Aseem Kishore
    25 Mar 2014 | 3:48 am
    When I first got up new iPhone 5S (thanks to my parents), I instantly went to the app store and starting downloading apps! Having a smartphone and not using apps is like having a computer and only using it to browse the Internet. If you have an iPhone, you’re also lucky because the Apple app store is still better than the Android app store in terms of number of apps and quality of apps, in my opinion. So what are the best free apps to download for your new iPhone right away? Well, there are a bunch! Obviously, everyone will have their preferences, so I’ll try to keep this list…
  • View Saved Wi-Fi (WPA, WEP) Passwords on OS X

    Aseem Kishore
    22 Mar 2014 | 4:36 am
    Just about everybody who has a laptop has probably connected to several different wireless networks over the course of time. I tend to travel a lot and take my laptop with me everywhere I go, so I literally have over a hundred wireless networks stored on my Mac. This is great because I can easily connect to those wireless networks whenever I’m in range again, even if it’s 6 months later. However, there are times when I need to know the password for the Wifi network, usually because I have to connect another device like my iPhone or iPad to the network. There is no way I ever…
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  • Why Do Companies Use Digital Marketing?

    tech
    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

    tech
    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…
  • How MMS is Shaping Mobile Marketing

    Laura Jackson
    15 Jul 2014 | 5:48 pm
    With thanks to Matt Kieffer for the image The Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) have been available on our phones for the last decade or so. It allows people to share their experiences via photos to their family and friends. Advances in technology have opened the door to brands to target these people. Mobile advertising as a whole is struggling with its image. The thought of banner advertisements popping up on a smartphone does fill you with dread. Big brands, such as Ikea and Starbucks utilise mobile advertising in the most engaging way. They both use a variety of rich media which is ideal…
  • What Makes a Website Successful?

    tech
    3 Jul 2014 | 7:17 am
    This is the big question – and it can be a hard one to answer. This article aims to do just that, providing lots of possibilities and information en route. Will your site be more successful as a result of reading what we have to share? There are plenty of successful websites out there. Equally, however, there are even more websites that are struggling to get any visitors and have not achieved any real success at all. It is difficult to figure out what should make one website successful and what makes another sink without trace. We can work out some of the elements of course, but we should…
  • Use the best equipment in the industry including Red Epic hire

    tech
    3 Jul 2014 | 7:15 am
    It is important that anyone in the filmmaking industry uses the latest and best cameras and equipment, but buying this equipment generally costs a small fortune. It is a lot more cost-effective to hire the equipment you need, and this will also allow you to use the best models available throughout the industry. When you work in the television and film industry it is essential that you are using all the best and latest equipment so that your project looks fantastic and is obviously of the highest standard – this is true of adverts, television shows, films and documentaries. This means that…
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  • ADAK camping trailer keeps you cozy off the grid

    C.C. Weiss
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:48 pm
    The search for the perfect mobile, off-grid living solution continues. Over the past year, we've already seen many such designs, from within the crisp halls of the Düsseldorf Caravan Salon, to their natural habitat at Overland Expo, to the occasional EcoTrek or Fieldsleeper International debut. Another fairly new design, the ADAK Trailer is what happens when a group of lifelong sportsmen huddled around the campfire get to talking about what's wrong with camper design. It combines ride-anywhere grit and comfy, spacious living. .. Continue Reading ADAK camping trailer keeps you cozy off the…
  • 10 tips & tricks for getting more out of the LG G3

    Will Shanklin
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:18 pm
    The LG G3 is a beast of a phone (or, if you prefer, "phablet"). If you've picked up LG's latest flagship, perhaps you're looking for some tips and tweaks that will help you to get the most out of your purchase? Let Gizmag lend a hand... Continue Reading 10 tips & tricks for getting more out of the LG G3 Section: Mobile Technology Tags: Android, How to, LG, lg g3, Smartphones Related Articles: The Gboard: a keypad especially for Gmail users Kyocera Echo dual-touchscreen smartphone released on Sprint How to get the most battery life from Windows Phone 8.1 WOW-Keys allows desktop keyboard…
  • Get 96% off OSTraining Lifetime Access

    Darren Quick
    22 Aug 2014 | 5:01 pm
    To a web developer, the web is a canvas and the code is a pot of paints — there really is that much creative scope — and the nice thing is, all you need to get you started is a computer, a web connection and a code editor. To make the learning process a little easier, though, you might want to pick up some tips from the pros. OSTraining has 1800 videos full of pro knowledge, and lifetime access is currently available at a 96% discount... Continue Reading Get 96% off OSTraining Lifetime Access Section: Aircraft Related Articles: Last chance to get 84% off a Train Simple Lifetime Membership…
  • AstaZero road safety testing facility opens in Sweden

    Ben Coxworth
    22 Aug 2014 | 3:32 pm
    It seems like hardly a week goes by without our hearing about another automated safety feature for cars. Such technologies include systems that detect when drivers are getting tired, that allow multiple cars to safely travel together in speed-controlled "convoys," or that warn drivers when they're drifting out of their lane. Now, in order to help foster the development of more such concepts, a new Swedish test-track facility has begun operations. .. Continue Reading AstaZero road safety testing facility opens in Sweden Section: Automotive Tags: Chalmers University of Technology, Driver…
  • Five of the best: Rugged smartphone cases

    Chris Wood
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:25 pm
    Over the years the smartphone has proved to be a fantastic and versatile tool, with uses ranging from music production to gaming. But one thing it’s rarely good at is looking after itself. If you’re regularly out and about, then you’ll likely want a case for your device that can offer it some serious protection. Read on as we highlight five great options for keeping your precious handset out of harm’s way. .. Continue Reading Five of the best: Rugged smartphone cases Section: Mobile Technology Tags: Cases, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, Rugged, Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy S5, Smartphones,…
 
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  • How to Avoid Clients From Hell BEFORE They Ever Hire You

    John Morris
    21 Aug 2014 | 4:26 pm
    Some clients just suck. There’s really no nice way to put it. Learning how to expose and avoid them BEFORE you let them hire you will keep you from tearing your hair out (and stave off the gray hair for just a few more years). Of course, it’s fun to joke about it… but dealing with hellish clients is actually serious as… well hell! That’s because getting good at avoiding clients who just don’t fit well with your personality and how you operate will help you avoid getting seriously burnt out and overwhelmed. And, it’ll keep you loving your job which…
  • How to Get Your First Web Design Client (Step #2 is especially important)

    John Morris
    12 Aug 2014 | 6:54 am
    Getting your first PAID web design client is the most important action you can take for your coding career… whether you plan to be a freelance web designer long-term or not. It’s THAT important because it immediately makes everything much more clear: You see if you actually like coding You figure out what your clients expect from you You understand what to charge and why And, most importantly… you gain CONFIDENCE. You get to see first-hand that people WILL pay you money to code for them and that you CAN deliver. On the flip side, NOT getting your first client leaves…
  • How to Position Yourself to Get More Freelance Jobs

    John Morris
    6 Aug 2014 | 6:28 am
    I was recently asked: “How do I fill out my profile on sites like Elance and oDesk? How do I fill them out in a way that’s honest but more impressive than leaving them blank?” Here’s the simplest way I can put this… Your unique situation can and SHOULD be positioned to highlight your advantages. For example, when I started looking to get hired for freelance IT jobs I was completely self-taught and I believed that was a disadvantage. I believed coders who had gone to school were in a better position than me and would have an easier time convincing clients to hire…
  • Most Web Designers Don’t Do This… But It’s How I Get 99% of My Freelance Jobs

    John Morris
    31 Jul 2014 | 4:40 am
    Most freelancers and web designers immediately roll their eyes when I say the word, “branding”. Mostly because they’re thinking of big brand branding done by companies like Coke or McDonalds… that’s “not meant to actually make sales”. Yet, “branding” is how I get 99% of my clients. In fact, you’re here reading this right now because of the “branding” I do. So, if you can put aside all the mis-information you’ve probably heard about the word “branding”… Check out the video below and let me show you…
  • The Most Important Freelance Job Getting Activity You’re Not Doing

    John Morris
    28 Jul 2014 | 2:40 pm
    Most web designers don’t this. Most web designers think it’s dumb or not necessary. Most web designers roll their eyes when I bring it up. Most web designers are also BROKE. There’s one single thing I’ve done that most other web designers don’t do (or don’t do that well) that brings me 99% of my freelance jobs… And, in this video I’ll show you what it is (and how to do it RIGHT): photo by: Dan Moyle The post The Most Important Freelance Job Getting Activity You’re Not Doing appeared first on John Morris. Related posts: Most Web Designers…
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  • What Is the Primary Use of Your Tablet [Poll]

    Laura Tucker
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:49 pm
    Tablets are becoming more and more prevalent in our daily computing lives. They’re cheaper than a computer and definitely more portable. As we pointed out in a recent article, tablets are good for doing many things other than just the basics, but everyone uses them differently. What is the primary use of your tablet?Whether you have an iPad, an Android, or another tablet altogether, it has infinite uses, but you already have a space carved out in your life for just how you like to use it. At first glance tablets seem to be an easy tool for keeping up with email and browsing the…
  • How to Create Advanced Firewall Rules Using Windows Firewall

    Vamsi Krishna
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:25 pm
    Firewall is an important and necessary tool to protect us from the unsecure Internet. Most of the modern OSes come with a built-in firewall, but the problem is that few people know of its existence and only a few know how to configure it.Windows is no different. By default, it comes with a decent built-in firewall which is capable of controlling all the incoming and outgoing traffic. This built-in Windows firewall is a bit clunky with a not-so-friendly user interface and complex rules, though it does gives you plenty of control on overall rules like blocking, restricting, whitelisting, etc.
  • WiFi Inspector for Android Lets You Properly Analyze a Wi-Fi Network and Spot Intruders on It

    Shujaa Imran
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:25 pm
    Nearly the entire world relies on Wi-Fi networks today to connect to the Internet, with them being available everywhere in our daily lives, whether in our offices, homes, schools or cafes. With such easy connectivity, many people can easily connect to your Wi-Fi network, even if it’s secured, and take up all your bandwidth. Now we know a lot of you would like an easy solution to find out who (and what device) is using your Wi-Fi network without your permission.Courtesy of LK Interactive Services, you now have a way to do just that on your Android device, all with a simple app. The app…
  • Share Your Presentations with These Great Web Tools

    Ivana Isadora Devcic
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:50 am
    Many people describe PowerPoint presentations as a royal pain – either because they don’t enjoy making them or because they’ve suffered through endless presentations with questionable color, font, and clipart combinations.Luckily, you can find great guides teaching you how to create engaging, attractive presentations to keep the audience interested. You can make them using both online and offline tools. An excellent way to boost your personal brand is sharing your presentations on the Internet. Whether you wish to draw attention to your ideas and expertise or just want to…
  • How to Create a Partition on Your Mac

    Mahesh Makvana
    21 Aug 2014 | 4:25 pm
    Unlike Windows-based computers, Macs usually do not come with multiple hard-drive partitions. It is just a single partition that you see when you first boot your Mac. Though there is no harm using your Mac with a single partition, it is highly recommended that you have at least two partitions on your machine. This will let you store your important files on one partition when the other one is being formatted. It is also helpful if you plan to install another OS beside your Mac OS. Regardless of your reasons, here’s how you can do it.Creating a Partition on a MacIt is really easy to…
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    Techiezlounge

  • 7 Top Best Selling WordPress Themes 2014

    shabnam sultan
    20 Aug 2014 | 9:36 pm
    WordPress is a popular blogging platform and Themeforest has got good quality of WordPress themes at an affordable range from the best WordPress developers around the world. If you are planning to launch a new site or looking forward to…Read more ›This is a post from: Techiezlounge Related posts: 7 Best WordPress Themes for Kindergarten or Preschool in 2014 10 Best e-Commerce WordPress Themes in 2014 6 Best Premium Coming Soon WordPress Themes 2014 8 WordPress Plugins to manage banner ads Top 9 WordPress Security Plugins to Secure your Website
  • 30+ Best Free URL Shorteners

    shabnam sultan
    20 Aug 2014 | 12:59 am
    URL Shorteners, are you aware? URL Shorteners are tools or services provided which converts long URLs into short URLs in few seconds. Users clicking on short URL will be redirected to the original URL. These days many bloggers/webmasters are using…Read more ›This is a post from: Techiezlounge Related posts: 15 Awesome Free and Paid Logo Maker Tools 15 Awesome Website Builders to Create Free Website 8 Best Alternatives To Dropbox 15 Tools to Search for Perfect Domain Name Top 10 PayPal Alternatives
  • 6 Best Music Streaming Apps for Android

    shabnam sultan
    18 Aug 2014 | 11:51 pm
    Internet has changed our lives and music is no exception. Today there are various music streaming apps for smartphones which lets music lovers to stream music online without downloading or purchasing. If you are a music freak and like to…Read more ›This is a post from: Techiezlounge Related posts: Android Spy Software Increases Chances Of Longevity In A Romantic Relation Why Do Android Developers Fail To Get Rich Readability App For Android Download Now Download Max Payne Mobile APK For Android 7 Best Racing Games For Android
  • Top 9 WordPress Security Plugins to Secure your Website

    shabnam sultan
    16 Aug 2014 | 7:56 am
    Top WordPress Security Plugins for bloggers to save their WordPress blogs from hacking. WordPress is one of the most popular blogging platform, however, WordPress is like any Content Management System and is vulnerable to hacking and hence securing WordPress blog…Read more ›This is a post from: Techiezlounge Related posts: 8 WordPress Plugins to manage banner ads Customize WordPress Admin Panel Using 5 Simple Techniques 7 Best WordPress Themes for Kindergarten or Preschool in 2014 10 Best e-Commerce WordPress Themes in 2014 6 Best Premium Coming Soon WordPress Themes 2014
  • How to Buy Xiaomi Mi 3 in India – Alternative Method To Flipkart

    shabnam sultan
    14 Aug 2014 | 12:40 am
    Xiaomi Mi 3 is a powerful smartphone priced at Rs 13,999 having awesome key features, 5-inch display, 13MP camera, Snapdragon 800, 2GB RAM along with other features. However, Xiaomi Mi 3 is one of the difficult phone to purchase as…Read more ›This is a post from: Techiezlounge Related posts: BlackBerry Bold 9900 & 9930 – Features,Photos & First Look Video Watch Samsung Galaxy Tab 750 Live Webcast Best Cricket Apps for Your Smartphone in 2013 6 Valentine’s Day Apps for BlackBerry Smartphones T-Mobile Started a Mobile War with its Early Termination Program
 
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  • 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…
  • Micromax’s first Windows Phones are unveiled in New Delhi

    Tharun Venkatesan
    16 Jun 2014 | 2:14 am
    Following the expectation of Micromax to launch Windows Phones, today the first two Windows Phone 8.1 based devices are unveiled in a meet with media. The two phones Canvas Win W121 and Canvas Win W092 were announced at a low price and are expected to hit the store shelves next month. Micromax’s Canvas Win W121 sports a 5-inch HD IPS display, an 8 MP rear camera coupled wit an LED flash and a 2 MP front facing camera. It comes with an 8GB of built in storage and supports expansion up to 32GB with microSD card. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 quad-core processor with 1GB of…
  • Lenovo unveils its Kitkat based K920 at Mobile Asia Expo

    Haris SP
    16 Jun 2014 | 12:26 am
    Lenovo’s K920  an Android 4.4 powerhouse was revealed at the Mobile Asia Expo 2014, Shanghai. The K920 runs on the latest Android 4.4 Kitkat operating system. Hence one can be guaranteed that the OS won’t be outdated for atleast a year from now. Lenovo has skinned the interface with its own UI customization. The Lenovo K920 boasts a 6-inch , 2560×1440 resolution display. Its slim bezels keep it relatively compact when compared with other 6-inchers in the market.This phone runs on 2.5 GHz  quad-core Snapdragon 801. It is the same processor that powers HTC One M8 and Samsung Galaxy…
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  • How much do we really know about privacy on Facebook?

    Michael Cowling, Senior Lecturer &amp; Discipline Leader, Mobile Computing &amp; Applications at Central Queensland University
    21 Aug 2014 | 9:22 pm
    Facebook's Messenger sparked the latest outrage over privacy - but should people be concerned?Flickr/Karlis Dambrans, CC BYThe recent furore about the Facebook Messenger app has unearthed an interesting question: how far are we willing to allow our privacy to be pushed for our social connections? In the case of the Facebook Messenger app, the answer appears to be: “Not as far as Facebook thinks.” For those who are not yet on Facebook (yes, there are some), the social media giant has been asking all users who want to continue sending messages to their Facebook friends on their mobile…
  • Paid editors on Wikipedia – should you be worried?

    Kim Osman, PhD Candidate at Queensland University of Technology
    21 Aug 2014 | 1:19 pm
    The majority of edits to Wikipedia are done by volunteers.Flickr/mikeedesign, CC BYWhether you trust it or ignore it, Wikipedia is one of the most popular websites in the world and accessed by millions of people every day. So would you trust it any more (or even less) if you knew people were being paid to contribute content to the encyclopedia? The Wikimedia Foundation, the charitable organisation that supports Wikipedia, has changed its Terms of Use. Paid contributors can now make changes to Wikipedia articles so long as they clearly disclose their affiliations and potential conflicts of…
  • Mars, Saturn and the claws of Scorpius

    Tanya Hill, Honorary Fellow of the University of Melbourne and Senior Curator (Astronomy) at Museum Victoria
    20 Aug 2014 | 9:28 pm
    Across Australia, catch Mars and Saturn around 8pm local time. Museum Victoria/Stellarium Look up at the night sky this week and you’ll find Mars and Saturn together in the west. Mars stands out with its reddish colouring and you might just be able to detect a faint yellow tinge to Saturn. The two planets have been slowly drifting towards each other and now Mars makes its dash to move past Saturn. Towards the north is Scorpius, a dominant feature of our winter sky and an easy constellation to recognise with its hook-shaped tail and bright red supergiant Antares. Claws of justice In ancient…
  • Life boils down to five 'rules' ... or so says the Madingley Model

    James Smith, Research Fellow in Fisheries at UNSW Australia
    20 Aug 2014 | 9:19 pm
    Every living organism needs the same five basic processes – and we can now model ecosystems on them.erban/Flickr, CC BY-NC-NDIt may sound overly simple, but just five processes can define us as animals: eating, metabolism, reproduction, dispersal and death. They might not seem like much, but, thanks to a mathematical model from scientists at Microsoft Research, we know that these five processes are the key to all ecosystems. It’s called the Madingley Model, and is the first time scientists have simulated ecosystems across the globe using a single set of biological rules. When these rules…
  • 'I consider science a luxury': In Conversation with Ada Yonath

    Renee Beale, Curator, Chemistry Cultural Collection at University of Melbourne
    20 Aug 2014 | 1:16 pm
    Professor Yonath gained inspiration from an unlikely source ... hibernating bears.EPA/Brais LorenzoIsraeli crystallographer Ada Yonath shared the 2009 Nobel prize in Chemistry for her work the ribosome – a protein-building structure central to life found in all living cells. Professor Yonath determined the ribosome’s molecular structure using a technique called X-ray crystallography and her work has led to understanding of how antibiotics work as well as new drug targets. She currently heads a research group at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel. Curator of the University of…
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  • Samsung Galaxy S5 performs #ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, nominates all competitors

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:28 am
    The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge trend went so much viral over the web that mobile phone manufacturer Samsung couldn’t wait to perform the same. Samsung pulls over their Galaxy S5 smartphone to perform the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge for the Motor Neurone Disease Association. In this video you can see the Galaxy S5 stands still […]
  • Spice launches India’s first Firefox smartphone just for Rs. 2,299

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:09 am
    When it comes to the cheapest smartphone now there is something that can beat Android. India’s first smartphone operating on Firefox OS is here that is much cheaper than any cheapest Android phone. Spice launched their first Firefox smartphone called the Spice Fire One Mi – FX 1 that carries a 3.5-inch HVGA capacitive touchscreen […]
  • LG L Fino and L Bello phones are the newest additions to LG L family

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    21 Aug 2014 | 3:28 am
    LG introduces two new smartphones to their ‘L’ family- the LG L Fino and LG L Bello. L Fino and L Bello are specifically built for teenagers and first time smartphone users. Both the phones run with quad-core processors and Android 4.4.2 KitKat. Image capturing won’t be complicated at all with their 8MP rear camera […]
  • Samsung and Barnes & Noble present the Galaxy Nook 4 Tablet

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    20 Aug 2014 | 12:56 pm
    Samsung and Barnes & Noble collaborate to introduce the Samsung Galaxy Nook 4 Tablet. Galaxy Nook 4 is specifically designed for e-reading and includes free content worth $200. It includes your favorite Nook apps and the bestselling newspapers and magazines those you can subscribe and get delivered straight into your Nook 4. Moreover you can […]
  • ZTE launches the Nubia 5S mini LTE for US consumers for $279.99

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    20 Aug 2014 | 12:19 pm
    ZTE launched its latest Nubia 5S mini LTE smartphone in the US today. The phone was first launched in China back in November. Nubia 5S mini LTE is a mid-range Android phone packed with quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor and 13MP camera. It has a screen size of 4.7-inch HD IZGO display that delivers vivid images. […]
 
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  • Internet of Things Delivers Business Value Now

    13 Aug 2014 | 2:53 pm
    The Internet of Things and the economic ecosystem surrounding it are growing rapidly.  That aggressive growth represents a tremendous business opportunity for enterprise IT systems vendors in the future, but if executives play their cards right, it represents a very real opportunity now.  Bill Bien, Partner, weighs in on how CIOs and other decision makers could best capture that value both now and in the future.   Click here to read more ... http://bottomlineit.wordpress.com/
  • Who Will be the Data Keepers?

    6 Aug 2014 | 12:36 pm
    As data traffic grows to be more complicated and more difficult to deal with, there inevitably will come a point where the choice of which data gets retained and which data discarded becomes pivotal.  John Parkinson, Affiliate Partner, ruminates on the increasing scale of data storage, the necessary decisions that will have to be made, and the people who will have to make those decisions. Click here to read more ... http://ww2.cfo.com/analytics/2014/06/will-data-keepers/
  • Disruptive Innovation: A Flawed Idea?

    6 Aug 2014 | 12:35 pm
    Every executive claims that they want disruptive innovation.  However, disruptive innovation is not necessarily as beneficial as it has been made out to be.  John Parkinson, Affiliate Partner, examines the idea of disruptive innovation and asks whether or not "Managed Evolution" is a better approach for further progress. Click here to read more .... http://ww2.cfo.com/growth-strategies/2014/07/disruptive-innovation-flawed-idea/
  • Successful Software Selection: Do Your Due Diligence

    24 Jul 2014 | 3:44 pm
    When it comes to software vendor selection, more complex due diligence processes might not necessarily be better.  A recent survey from Software Advice has shown that small and medium-sized (SMB) businesses most satisfied with their software-selection projects used basic due diligence during the selection process.  John Parkinson, Affiliate Partner, weighs in on why less complex due diligence processes work for SMBs and which tactics are the most important. Click here to read more…
  • Economics 101: How the Cloud is Changing More Than Just Technology

    21 Jul 2014 | 1:31 pm
    While the impact of cloud computing on technology has been widely discussed, the impact of cloud on the macroeconomic landscape has largely gone unnoticed and undiscussed.  Affiliate Partner John Parkinson gives his views on the various ways the cloud impacts the bigger economic picture. Click here to read the full article ... http://www.crn.com/news/cloud/300072156/economics-101-how-the-cloud-is-changing-more-than-just-technology.htm
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  • The story-driven Superhero Workout app makes getting fit super-fun

    Wayne Williams
    22 Aug 2014 | 12:21 pm
    There are hundreds of fitness apps available for iOS and Android and, I suspect, like fitness equipment, many people buy them with the best of intentions, but then never use them. I’m a prime example. Although I use running apps like Zombies, Run! and Runtastic on a regular basis, most of the workout apps I own see far less action (the one exception being Runtastic PushUps which I use daily). However, Six to Start -- the creator of story-driven apps like Zombies, Run! and The Walk -- has come up with a workout app that people will actually want to use. Superhero Workout uses camera-based…
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, but is it good or bad?

    Alan Buckingham
    22 Aug 2014 | 11:31 am
    The Ice Bucket Challenge has taken off on social media in the past week or so. The campaign is designed to fuel awareness of ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease -- a problem that has famously, and sadly, afflicted Stephen Hawking, though many others are just as unfortunate. It's certainly a worthwhile cause, and something everyone should be aware of and fund, if they can spare a few dollars. But what if a major company attempted to hijack the pledge drive for the benefit of its product? It's really hard to say if that is what Samsung has done, but it certainly seems to be that way. I'm of two…
  • Making sense of the cloud: SaaS, PaaS and IaaS explained

    Vivek Vahie
    22 Aug 2014 | 10:12 am
    Cloud computing is one of the most important technologies in the world right now, but it can be extremely confusing at times. What, for example, are SaaS, PaaS and IaaS? Read on as we take the jargon out of the cloud and explain things in a much more brain-friendly way. SaaS Cloud application services or software-as-a-service (SaaS) -- represent the largest cloud market and are still growing quickly. SaaS uses the web to deliver applications that are managed by a third party vendor and whose interface is accessed on the clients' side. Most SaaS applications can be run directly from a web…
  • G.SKILL unveils Ripjaws 4 Series DDR4 Memory Kits

    Brian Fagioli
    22 Aug 2014 | 9:46 am
    When it comes to building a computer, there are many routes to take. Of course, if you are wealthy, you can throw money at your build and achieve something wonderful. However, for many of us average folks, money can sometimes be tight. If you are on a budget, you can aim for either cheap or inexpensive; there is a difference. You see, cheap components are of low quality, but inexpensive can mean high quality at a value. For my last few major desktop builds, I have trusted G.SKILL exclusively. My brand loyalty is due to past performance; the manufacturer's memory has proven to be reliable and…
  • Rebel NSA and GCHQ agents are actually helping make Tor more secure

    Mark Wilson
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:20 am
    For anyone looking to stay anonymous online, Tor seems like an obvious option. At the same time, it could lull users into a false sense of security -- after all, this is a network that was, at least in the past, funded by the military and US government -- and conspiracy theories abound that Tor is nothing more than a honey trap to catch the kind of people who have a need for anonymity because of their nefarious activities. The network has evolved over the years and now agencies such as the NSA in the US and GCHQ in the UK are actively seeking out vulnerabilities so they can crack the network.
 
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  • Unlocked ZTE Nubia 5S mini with LTE on Pre-order in the USA

    Sanjeev Krishnan
    20 Aug 2014 | 12:38 pm
    It has been a while since the ZTE announced its Nubia 5S mini but hasn’t yet made it to the coast of the USA. Finally it has reached unlike its previous models, the ZTE...Unlocked ZTE Nubia 5S mini with LTE on Pre-order in the USA head over to Tech Prezz
  • New Images of iPhone 6 with complete new design spotted

    Sanjeev Krishnan
    20 Aug 2014 | 11:56 am
    You may have already seen several leaks of the most anticipated iPhone ever iPhone 6 but you haven’t seen a render like this new leak giving you exact idea of the iPhone 6 fully assembled....New Images of iPhone 6 with complete new design spotted head over to Tech Prezz
  • B&N releases Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook; pricing $179

    Sanjeev Krishnan
    20 Aug 2014 | 9:01 am
    We had reported Barnes & Noble’s plan  to launch a Galaxy Tab 4 Nook tablet a while ago. It had already announced the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook and promised to launch it in the early August. Though it took...B&N releases Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook; pricing $179 head over to Tech Prezz
  • Leak, Meizu MX4 to come with QHD Display?

    David Robert
    20 Aug 2014 | 7:50 am
    It seems like the China’s smartphone manufacturer Meizu is working on a new device with high-resolution display, means QHD display and a purported screenshot has been leaked which the source claims to be of next...Leak, Meizu MX4 to come with QHD Display? head over to Tech Prezz
  • Sprint Sharp Aquos Crystal pricing revealed

    Louis Jacob
    20 Aug 2014 | 3:34 am
    Sharp announced its latest Crystal devices couple of days ago and Sprint had sent out an event invites  with some hint that the carrier would get the device to the US consumers.  And this...Sprint Sharp Aquos Crystal pricing revealed head over to Tech Prezz
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  • Truecaller 1 Year Premium Account for All

    Anoop
    21 Aug 2014 | 8:44 am
    Hello, Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.Truecaller is a worldwide mobile database which helps you identify unknown phone numbers. The Truecaller database contains list of mobile numbers and their owner names. These are gathered from either public phone database or from user’s phone book (#Privacy).Truecaller offers a Free version of their service for all users which has all the essential features like identify callers but with Advertisements. It has more to offer for Premium users.The premium plan costs around 0.99$ per month or you can complete offers from the app and get…
  • Live a Facebook App Free Life, No Need to Install Messenger App

    Anoop
    11 Aug 2014 | 9:42 am
    Hello, Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.facebook messenger appFacebook has decided to force its Facebook Messenger application on mobile users. Users have started receiving notification in their Facebook App that in order to read their messages, they need to install the Facebook Messenger app separately.People are not a fan of the Facebook App for its notorious memory and battery usage. Now its only going to further upset users after being forced to install another Facebook application that is equally notorious.Also the new Messenger app has been the victim of many privacy…
  • Google Now Launcher for All Androids with “OK Google” Hotword Detection

    Anoop
    2 Aug 2014 | 7:05 am
    Hello, Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.Google Now Launcher came along with the Google Nexus 5, with features like “OK Google” hotword detection on the Homescreen. The launcher was not officially available for all Android devices but it could be sideloaded to other devices with the APK.Still not all devices supported the launcher but now Google has made the Google Now Launcher available for all Android devices running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.Google Now Launcher features.The launcher is filled with features. These are a few of them.1. Google Now on the Homescreen…
  • Read Webpages without Clutter Using Clearly Addon

    Anoop
    29 Jul 2014 | 11:19 am
    Hello, Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.Clearly LogoEvery webpage you access online has a few different sections. The main part of this is the content section which usually contains the Title and the content part with images and videos. The other section includes the webpage’s header,footer, sidebar and social share buttons, ads etc.When browsing webpages these are common and doesn’t get in the way. But when you are reading some intense articles like a story or something or when the webpage is too cluttered with unwanted stuff. There is an easier way to read these…
  • Facebook Launched Bookmarking Feature ‘Save’

    Anoop
    25 Jul 2014 | 11:19 am
    Hello, Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.This feature was being tested by Facebook on a few number of profiles. Today it seems the bookmarking feature was released to public, atleast I got it today. Introducing this feature has made it simpler to bookmark stuff we see on our News Feed. No more taking screenshots or bookmarking in the browser.Your Saved bookmarks are private and only visible to you unless you decide to share it.You can bookmark Links, Places, Music, Books, Movies, TV Shows, Events and the Archive probably contains all your past bookmarks.This will come very handy…
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  • Fantastic Customer Review for MixPad and WavePad from NCH Software

    NCH Software
    18 Aug 2014 | 10:19 am
    I've used a 360Systems ShortCut since 2000.  It finally had to be put to rest (IDE drives are very rare!)Initial exposure to MixPad, and, eventually WavePad told me these were what I needed.  At 71 years of age I regularly voice over for local and regional clients.  I also produce an irregular video blog, the audio of which is separately produced.Most of my instruction for MP and WP came from you tube videos from individuals, and from NCH Software.  With those, my self-teaching permitted me to go directly to a desired process or function, and the system - while…
  • Verity Parental Control Software Featured on TopTenReviews.com

    NCH Software
    6 Aug 2014 | 10:11 am
    Responsible parents know they can’t personally monitor their children’s Internet use 24 hours a day, so they rely on parental control software to stop their kids from viewing inappropriate or dangerous things. Verity recently made TopTenReviews.com’s list as one of the top parental control software packages available. TopTenReviews called it an “effective tool for making your children safer online.” Here’s why. The Ability to Block or Approve Specific SitesParents who are worried about their children accessing specific websites or applications can use Verity to ensure that they…
  • A Great Testimonial from a customer about NCH Products

    NCH Software
    11 Jul 2014 | 9:24 am
    I am a performing musician and a guitar instructor.  I discovered NCH Software products quite by accident a number of years ago.  I liked the way the products worked and have now used about 6 different titles.  In both my teaching and performance lives I’ve found many uses for NCH software.  One of my favorite programs is WavePad Sound Editor which I use so much it’s like I can’t function without it.  I have it licensed on 3 computers now.One of the activities I did in my guitar lessons was to record my student’s performance of some song or piece of music they…
  • Great Review from MGMedia Networks

    NCH Software
    2 Jul 2014 | 10:00 am
    - Michael Gardner, Los Angeles -"I want to thank all involved with NCH/Express Invoice for putting out this software which is easy to use, user friendly, and reasonably Priced. A couple years ago my Social Media business grew to a point where just using a pen and paper and a calculator just was not good enough anymore. I purchased a few invoice programs to see which is good for me. While others less expensive were okay but just had too much details missing, and others more expensive were just too hard to ...comprehend, the NCH Express Invoice was just perfect. I have been keeping up with…
  • HourGuard for Android Now Available

    NCH Software
    23 Jun 2014 | 11:37 am
    One of NCH Software's best Business Products is now available on Android devices.  HourGuard TimeSheet Software for Android allows users to track time spent on customer projects. The app is simple and easy to use.HourGuard on Android devices frees up focus on work without having to worry about logging hours or tracking time. The software includes reports on time spent on tasks and sub-tasks.  This is a great product for anyone billing by the hour. HourGuard Features:* Push a single button to start/stop time* Mark tasks complete, active, or closed* Runs in the background without…
 
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  • iWatch Launch in 2015, ‘Issues’ Cause Delay

    ronaldcarlson
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:26 pm
    A production yield of 1 million units a month isn’t enough, not even close. A new rumor from a generally reliable Asian tech analyst claims Apple’s iWatch launch won’t happen until next year.KGI Securities analyst Ming-chi Kuo, though not perfect, usually gets it right. With that background Mr Mostly Right is saying (Economic Daily News, Chinese) the long-rumored and much-lusted-after iWatch launch has been delayed. That is, assuming an unannounced product could possibly be late.But are we going to let the facts get in the way of a tasty rumor? Pfft, as if…G for Games…
  • What Is a Genius Worth? $41K at the Apple Store

    ronaldcarlson
    21 Aug 2014 | 11:52 pm
    If genius is a thing, then we should be able to put a price on it. For example, if you are genius, specifically a Mac genius, Apple pays on a average $41,824, which is about ten grand under the median US income.If you want to know what Apple employees make, Glassdoor is is an excellent, perhaps the only, reliable resource.Which employees get paid the most at Apple? Is it the designers, engineers, or the analysts? Below is a graph showing the average salaries of Apple employees in different positions. The information is based on data provided by Glassdoor. All of the data collected was shared…
  • Start Your Tesla with iPhone After v6.0 Update

    ronaldcarlson
    20 Aug 2014 | 10:40 pm
    Have you been falling out of love with your Tesla Model S? Has the electricity gone out of your relationship? Elon Musk feels your pain and has a plan to rekindle your affair with the groundbreaking electric car — the ability to fire up, so to speak, the Tesla Model S with your iPhone.And, no, this neat little trick doesn’t work with Android.Tesla Motors plans to release a Model S firmware update that will allow the owner to start the vehicle using an iOS 8 + Touch ID equipped iPhone. This bit of magic will also require v6.0 of the Tesla mobile app, also pencilled in for release…
  • Video Calling Android App Review

    Dan
    20 Aug 2014 | 12:17 pm
    DownloadVideo Calling, developed by Droid Apps Plaza, is a way of calling your friends and family for free. By utilising your Facebook info, simply logging in connects you to all your existing friends.Upon installing the Video Calling app, you’ll be prompted to login to your Facebook account. For the privacy concerned of us out there, the developers state that the login is purely used for connecting with your friends, so you won’t see any unexpected posts on your Facebook wall.The application utilises your existing WiFi and/or Mobile network connection so won’t cost you any…
  • Monsta Points chore charts Android App Review

    Dan
    20 Aug 2014 | 12:06 pm
    Monsta Points chore charts Education 0DownloadMonsta Points chore charts, developed by Adapkit, is an app that aims to take the standard chore chart used to reward your children for doing their jobs and bringing it into the 21st century.Allowing you to set and track chore progress for your kids, Monsta Points is an easy to use app that will motivate your kids to earn rewards by performing chores.Completing chores will reward you with Monsta Points which can be earned by completing agreed goals such as taking the trash out, making the bed, or completing your homework.- Easy to use and fun…
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  • Google Smart Contact Lenses Explained

    Siddhu
    31 Jul 2014 | 10:20 pm
    Google is developing a smart contact lens, with pharmaceutical giant Novartis, to help patients manage diabetes. Under a new development and licensing deal between Google and the Alcon eyewear division at Novartis, the two companies said they will create a smart contact lens that contains a low power microchip and an almost invisible, hair-thin electronic circuit. The lens can measure diabetics’ blood sugar levels directly from tear fluid on the surface of the eyeball. The system sends data to a mobile device to keep the individual informed. Google co-founder Sergey Brin said the company…
  • Asana Teamwork app is now available for iPhone & iPad

    Chethan Thimmappa
    29 Jul 2014 | 10:09 pm
      You can download the asana teamwork app from here.   TwitterGoogle+
  • SITA gets Smartwatch with Boarding Passes

    Chethan Thimmappa
    28 Jul 2014 | 2:23 am
    Airlines can now offer their ultra tech-savvy passengers the chance to board their flight with a mere flick of their wrist and scan of their smartwatch. SITA Lab continues to innovate and lead in the area of wearable tech by providing boarding passes for Android watches via its API available now on developer.aero. A simple alert via Android Wear technology will remind the passenger of their flight at the appropriate time and location. A quick swipe reveals the boarding pass and a second swipe displays the barcode allowing the passenger to get through the airport checkpoints and board the…
  • Lava rolls out Android 4.4.2 KitKat update through FOTA for Iris 504Q+

    Chethan Thimmappa
    28 Jul 2014 | 1:57 am
    LAVA International Limited, a fast growing company in the mobile handset industry, announced Android 4.4.2 KitKat update over FOTA (Firmware- over-the-Air)  for LAVA Iris 504Q+. With its latest update of Android 4.4.2 KitKat, LAVA Iris 504Q+ shall offer an improved user experience through an enhanced user interface, superior battery life and software performance. A new dialer app has also been introduced in the update which lets users to automatically prioritize contacts according to the most frequently dialed numbers in the phone book. Whenever a user gets a call from an unknown number, the…
  • Oplus launches XonPhone 5

    Chethan Thimmappa
    24 Jul 2014 | 4:44 am
    Oplus today announced the launch of its revolutionary 5” Smartphone – ‘XonPhone 5’ exclusively on Snapdeal.com, the largest online marketplace in India. The event was held in New Delhi’s Shangri-La Hotel on July 24th, 2014.  Under this partnership between Oplus and Snapdeal.com, the latest smartphone by the former, XonPhone 5 will be exclusively available on the latter’s website and accessible for purchase for 25 million+ Snapdeal members across 5000+ towns and cities. XonPhone 5 comes powered with a MTK 6582 Quad core 1.3GHz Cortex A7 Processor, a 1 GB RAM, a 5” capacitive…
 
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  • GE New Freestanding Ranges Has Built-in WiFi, Lets You Take Control With Smartphone

    mike chua
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:48 am
    how many times have you left house and start to wonder have you turn the oven off? well, if you cook, chances are you have such experience at one time or another. wouldn’t it be nice to be able to check and if its not off, turn it off, while on the go? such is what GE Profile Series Connected Ranges has to offer. we already have connected cooker, among other things, so why not the oven too? available in both electric and gas models, these freestanding stove and oven combo kitchen appliance joins the Internet of Things bandwagon, allowing you to preheat, set the time, and check the…
  • This Official Supercharger Kit Will Ramp Up Your CR-Z Hybrid To 197 Horses

    mike chua
    22 Aug 2014 | 2:12 am
    the Honda CR-Z Sport Hybrid Coupe is actually a pretty nice looking car, but it is a hybrid, which is not exactly the image most dude wants and in addition to that, the 130 horses and 140 lb-ft of torque it has under the hood didn’t quite help to make things any better. in short, the sporty image it has doesn’t match up to its performance. well, it’s more like, if i dare say, a poser car. harsh truth. apparently, the Japanese automaker seems to understand this (which they probably thought it as the reason for the less than spectacular sales) and had Honda Performance Develop…
  • Where This Wheeled Snowboard Goes, It Doesn’t Need Snow

    mike chua
    21 Aug 2014 | 11:58 pm
    quit playing virtual snowboarding games on your Playstation 3 just because winter season is over, cos’ LEIF Electric Freeboard is here to keep your snowboarding adrenalin high – even on paved road. as the post title says, where this board goes, it doesn’t need snow and that’s made possible through a clever design that incorporates two inline skate wheels, each powered by a brushless motor, mounted on 360-degree rotatable casters under the skateboard. this setup allows the board to be maneuvered like a snowboard cutting through streets as if there are powered ground.
  • Star Wars: Commander iPad Game Lets You Choose The Light Or Dark Side

    mike chua
    21 Aug 2014 | 9:04 pm
    there is no doubt that the Star Wars franchise was the epitome of sci-fi flicks. the story was broad and comprises of several epic battles that are nothing less than defining, and if you really look at it, it is actually very well suited as a real-time strategy game. that said, we are glad folks over at Disney Interactive and Lucasfilm are on the same page and hence, the birth of the Star Wars: Commander, a free-to-play combat strategy game. the relationship between games and Star Wars aren’t new, but with the Star Wars: Commander, it is the first time that fans can play a Star Wars…
  • This Accessory Will Turn Your Smartphone Into A Heart Monitor That Detects Atrial Fibrillation

    mike chua
    21 Aug 2014 | 6:56 pm
    in the past, smartphone is associated to personal organization, replacing the once trusty Filofax, but now, with the appropriate hardware and app, it could even save lives too. the AliveCor Heart Monitor For Mobile Devices is one such example. unveiled earlier this year, the device has recently been cleared by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its algorithm to detect atrial fibrillation (AFib), the most common form of cardiac arrhythmia. the heart monitor is integrated to an iPhone 5/5s case (referred to as iPhone 5/5s Heart Monitor Case) and also as a standalone monitor with…
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  • How 5th Pillar Helped Me Get My Passport Without Bribing (Part-2)

    Aadhithya Sivalingam
    20 Aug 2014 | 2:50 am
    Yola! The blog has a refurbished new look now. This time all the focus entirely on the content. Lot of changes in policy of acceptance of posts by contributors. Contributors can contribute on any of the topics listed in the categories in the toggle menu on your extreme right. This is the second part of series of posts on 5th Pillar. Here the author tells us how bribing isn’t the option while obtaining the passport and how he received it without bribing. A lesson to be learnt and to be put in practice. I got my passport. And this is how I got it. The Process Register online Pay the…
  • A Pillar to Support the Democracy- 5th Pillar (Part – 1)

    Sai Varun
    14 Aug 2014 | 10:56 pm
    As a part of Independence day The Opinion set out to showcase one of the most important pillars of hope. 5th pillar is an Anti-Corruption organization dedicated to the Nation. On this day why not our “just words” turn into nation changing actions? This post is the first in the series of posts that we are about to publish about the 5th Pillar and corruption. This post gives you a small introduction about the organization and it goals. Importantly THE ZERO RUPEE NOTE. Interviews and more about the organization and corruption to follow. Read on. Before that sign up yourself to our…
  • Smart Classes – Blessing or Burden?

    Abishek Kumar
    12 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am
    Credits: http://airforceschool12wing.com In this modern world which is predominantly ruled by gadgets, the latest feather in the cap (or is it?) is the “Smart Classes”. As the gadgets which we carry around with us get “smarter”, we, the most advanced life form, find ourselves on the back foot in some cases. One such advancement is the smart class. It has redefined the whole learning process. The days of “fun” and “interaction” in the education system has become a thing of the past. Nowadays with the advent of smart class, the expectation of learning new concepts, and…
  • Knowledge Flux – Is Potential Limiting the Transfer?

    Naren P.R
    9 Aug 2014 | 6:00 am
    From The Editor: I found this article so interesting that I couldn’t resist posting it immediately. A college professor’s honest opinion and thought on what’s the basic fault in transfer of knowledge from one person to another which in this case is depicted as the one between a professor and a student. The analogical interpretation has to be lauded. Warning: Read it twice to get the depth of the opinion. Credits: http://www.imperial-consultants.co.uk/ On the other day in my lecture to III year undergraduate students of chemical engineering, I was talking on how the…
  • In the Mood for Love

    Shivlal Viknesh
    3 Aug 2014 | 6:59 am
      “In the mood for love”, the title sets the tone of the entire movie given life by the acclaimed mood setter Wong kar wai. The movie explores the complicated or confused relationship between two neighbors who are betrayed by their husband and wife. I don’t reveal anything about the plot since everything is left to be felt by viewers. Master Wong kar wai does not want to show the face of the husband and wife involving in adulterous relationship to asset that they are ordinary masked people living around us and to register only the reactions of the victimized husband and wife…
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    Android Geeks » Android News

  • LG G3 vs LG G2 Specs Comparison

    Liviu Anca
    22 Aug 2014 | 10:37 am
    Contents:DisplayDimensionsProcessorConnectivityCameraMemoryDesignBattery LifeOperating SystemPriceConclusionsThe LG G3 is on the market for a while and it’s considered by many the most powerful Android smartphone yet. As you may know, the G3 is the successor of the popular LG G2, therefore we though we should compare the two handsets. The LG G2 was released almost a year ago, but […]
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Reportedly Coming with “Side touch” Sensor for Selfies

    Liviu Anca
    22 Aug 2014 | 5:05 am
    The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 release date is only a couple of weeks away, but, as we are getting closer to the highly-anticipated event, we hear more about the next-gen Sammy flagship phablet. A couple of days ago we’ve told you about a Note 4-compatible ultrasonic case, yesterday we had a look at the benchmark scores of […]
  • Android 4.4.4 Firmware of European Galaxy S5 LTE-A Released Online

    Andrei Prescura
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:16 am
    The European Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A should be soon released, though there are still no official info related to this upcoming launch. But, similar as for the Galaxy Mega 2, we now have something to rely on: the stock Android 4.4.4 KitKat firmware that will be pre-installed on the Galaxy S5 LTE-A has been made […]
  • The Clearest Moto X+1 Leaked Photo So Far Hits the Web

    Liviu Anca
    22 Aug 2014 | 3:57 am
    Motorola announced earlier this month that they will be holding a press event on September 4th. Even though the Chicago-based phone maker hasn’t revealed what devices will be introduced at the said event, everyone is hoping that Moto X+1 will be one of them. Even though we’ve dealt with lots of Moto X+1 leaked photos, rumors, […]
  • Galaxy Note 4 Model With 64-bit Exynos 5443 CPU Gets Benchmarked

    Liviu Anca
    21 Aug 2014 | 1:18 pm
    Are you still doubting that Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is the most anticipated Android smartphone of the second half of the year? We aren’t and the high amount of leaks and reports is here to confirm that. As we are getting closer to the Note 4 release date, rumors about the next-gen Sammy phablet are hitting the web […]
 
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    QualityPoint Blogs

  • PRO System for Power generation from the meeting of river water and seawater.

    22 Aug 2014 | 10:03 am
    Pressure Retarded Osmosis (PRO) is an emerging method of power generation. It can be used for producing renewable energy from two streams of a different salinity. i-e It can be implemented at places where the river meets the sea. In principle, a PRO system would take in river water and seawater on either side of a semi-permeable membrane. Through osmosis, water from the less-salty stream would cross the membrane to a pre-pressurized saltier side, creating a flow that can be sent through a turbine to recover power. A team at MIT has now developed a model to evaluate the performance and optimal…
  • Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes

    22 Aug 2014 | 9:20 am
    Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche was a German philologist, philosopher, cultural critic, poet and composer. Born: October 15, 1844, Röcken, Germany Died: August 25, 1900  I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.That which does not kill us makes us stronger.We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving.Whatever is done for love always occurs beyond good and evil.Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.There is…
  • Will Smith accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, nominates Jay-Z And Beyonce

    22 Aug 2014 | 4:55 am
    The famous Actor and Rapper Will Smith has accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. And, Will Smith nominated Jay-Z and Beyonce to take this ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with one condition, i-e they should do the Ice Bucket Challenge together. Read Inspiring Quotes of Will Smith at http://www.thequotes.net/2013/08/will-smith-quotes/ Video Source: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10154475772770161 The Ice Bucket Challenge involves daring a person to dump a bucket of ice water over their head, or else donate money toward fighting ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Even if a person…
  • Noonee's "Chairless Chair" allows you to sit anywhere without requiring Chair.

    21 Aug 2014 | 8:01 am
    Noonee is a switzerland based start-up company. This company has created a low cost leg Exoskeleton that allows you to Sit anywhere. It is named as "Chairless Chair". This device offers a wearable alternative for work areas where chairs or stools would take up too much floor space. According to the makers of this device, the Chairless Chair offers better posture than a conventional chair by keeping the back straight. Freedom of movement of the user is not reduced by this device. The users can walk, run, and climb stairs while wearing this device. Although the focus is on production lines, the…
  • HTC One M8 for Windows is available at Verizon Wireless

    20 Aug 2014 | 12:19 am
    HTC has unveiled HTC One M8 for Windows phone. Physically it is looking exactly same as android version of the HTC One M8 phone. Only difference is, Android operating system in the HTC One M8 is just replaced with Microsoft's Operating system windows phone 8.1 The hardware of the HTC One M8 is some of the best in the business, so, it may increase the market share of windows phone operating system. Right now, the HTC One (M8) for Windows is available exclusively through Verizon Wireless. Online sales from Verizon website already started. http://www.htc.com/us/smartphones/htc-one-m8-windows/…
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    E-junkie.info - Small Business, Self Publishing, E-Commerce Blog

  • Top Five: Awesome & Ethical Online Coffee Sellers

    22 Aug 2014 | 11:11 am
    Don't Bug Me Yet, I Haven't Had My CoffeeCoffee… some call it poison, some call it the best part of the day, some call it magic! This dark liquid is popular all over the world, but the best style or way of making it is contentious among aficionados. We love coffee of all styles - cold-brew, city roast, cafe au lait, espresso, french press, percolator, drip system, kups and pods, a double mocha chai non-fat soy latte – and are always looking for the next best product and method. Here are a handful of places to get the stuff that allows us to make this awesome beverage. And, when buying…
  • 3 Tips On How To Succeed As An Entrepreneur With An Online Business

    14 Jul 2014 | 12:17 pm
    Entrepreneurship has always been the engine running the growth of our economy. Small businesses are launched every day to varying levels of success. Internet based businesses comprise a large part of this trend. Due to low entry barriers, aspiring entrepreneurs have been looking to the internet to experience their dream of working for themselves; but many are falling short.Statistically, 4 out of every 5 businesses fail within 18 months. There is some debate regarding these numbers and what 'failing' really means. The hard truth is that most that don't fail or go bankrupt are…
  • Infographic: Happy 20th Birthday Amazon

    11 Jul 2014 | 4:00 pm
    Founded in 1994, Amazon has come a long way and this month, the company celebrates its 20th birthday.When Jeff Bezos launched the company, it was called Cadabra but Bezos wanted the company's name to begin with 'A' and that's how he settled on the name of the world's longest river, Amazon.These 20 years have been exciting for Amazon because what initially started as an online bookstore, today is the world's largest online marketplace selling almost everything from video games to food and products like the Fire Phone, Amazon Kindle eBook reader and the Kindle Fire…
  • Surf Like Never Before With The Slyde Phish Handboard

    11 Jul 2014 | 2:28 pm
    Want to stay cool this summer then meet this hot new water toy, Phish handboard by Slyde Handboards! Slyde Handboards is a CA-based surf brand company that aims to spread smiles and stoke by showing that everyone can surf and enjoy the waves.Talking about handboarding, it was a fast food tray that inspired the concept of 'handboard'. A handboard is a water toy used to amplify the bodysurfing experience. The founder of Slyde Handboards, Steve Watts grew up in South Africa  and constantly searched for the best device to ride the waves with. He tried everything from fast food trays to…
  • Your Mobile App Commute With RideScout

    11 Jul 2014 | 12:08 pm
    It's a new day and urban mobility continues to evolve, and determined by more and more useful and informative options. You can choose any preferred mode based on your own priorities. Over just the last five years, sustainable urban mobility choices seem to have reached a tipping point in the world's major cities. Mobile technology-dependent private options, like Uber and ZipCar, have increased private travel options, while new systems like the bus rapid transit (BRT) and bike-sharing have gotten so popular that they've caused a boom in public transport options.As a result, in most…
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    Two Way Radios

  • How Do I Prolong My Two Way Radio Battery Lifespan?

    admin
    5 Aug 2014 | 1:12 pm
    Here are 5 tips to help you get the most out of your two way radio batteries: Turn the radio off while it’s charging Don’t leave it on the charger for more than one night at a time Wipe it off regularly with a napkin or paper towel to prevent dust/grime build up Store the battery in a dry place at room temperature (extreme environments and temperatures are not good for the life of the battery) Replace batteries older than 18 months – batteries will wear out after 12 to 18 months Note:Make sure the battery really is the problem.  Sometimes the charger may be the issue, not the…
  • How Often Should I Replace My Two Way Radio Batteries?

    admin
    11 Mar 2014 | 1:06 pm
    The purpose of this blog post is to help you get the most out of your two way radio batteries.  A very common question is, “How often should I replace my two way radio batteries?” Answer:  You should replace your two way radio batteries every 12 to 18 months. Note: Motorola and Vertex Standard two way radio batteries are covered by a 1-year warranty.  If your battery breaks within the warranty, we’d be more than happy to assist you in getting a new battery pack through the warranty.  If your battery is out of the warranty, we have great prices for new batteries on our website: …
  • Why Two Way Radios Instead of Cell Phones?

    admin
    7 Mar 2014 | 1:31 pm
    The purpose of this blog post is to list some of the many reasons why your business should use two way radios instead of cell phones.  Below we have listed five of the most important reasons: 1.      You Save Money Yes, that is correct.  Two way radios cost less than cell phones.  Two way radios are a one-time fee, whereas cell phones have monthly fees and data plans.  Two way radios have NO monthly fees.  Once you buy the two way radio, it’s yours free and clear. 2.      Two Way Radios Increase Efficiency With two way radios, you can instantly communicate with all of your…
  • What is the Difference Between Motorola and Vertex Standard?

    admin
    4 Mar 2014 | 12:45 pm
      Motorola, the number one two way radio brand in the world, and Vertex Standard, the number three brand, manufacture the highest quality radios.  This blog post will cover the basic differences between Motorola and Vertex Standard two way radios. Motorola Motorola is the number one two way radio brand in the world.  They are trusted.  They produce the best radios on a diverse scale.  Motorola radios can meet the needs of countless applications, from low-tier, to medium-tier, to high-tier.  You will see Motorola radios being used in almost any industry.  Motorola produces the…
  • What is a Watt in Regards to Two Way Radios?

    admin
    28 Feb 2014 | 1:56 pm
    What is a watt in regards to Two Way Radios?   Answer:  In regards to two way radios, a watt is a measure of power that translates to range.  This blog post will answer any questions you may have about two way radio watts. How many watts do two way radios come with? That depends on the model you are using.  Handheld two way radios are available in the following watts: 1-watt, 2-watt, 4-watt, and 5-watt.  5-watts is the maximum wattage for handheld radios.  Below is a breakdown of each of the watts: 1-watt: 1-watt is the minimum wattage for handheld two way radios.  1-watt two way…
 
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    Skyje

  • FreeWordPressHosting.me – Convenient Hosting for WordPress

    skyje
    6 Aug 2014 | 11:02 am
    First version of WordPress was released more than 10 years ago – in May 2003. Since then this platform has become the gold standard for opening personal blogs, starting online shops and creating communities. WordPress now powers more than 60 million websites and blogs and this number is still growing. However, in order to run […] The post FreeWordPressHosting.me – Convenient Hosting for WordPress appeared first on Skyje.
  • CSS Driven Internationalization using Better-DOM: Your Way to Tackle Internationalization

    skyje
    5 Aug 2014 | 12:10 pm
    If you wish to read a website as a user, you wish for that website to be in a language you can read. For most English speaking countries, the website should be in the English language. But, what happens if the website is targeting cross lingual countries? For a long time developers have been working […] The post CSS Driven Internationalization using Better-DOM: Your Way to Tackle Internationalization appeared first on Skyje.
  • Logo Design: 6 Important Logo Design Tips

    skyje
    26 Jul 2014 | 4:43 am
    Business logo is a bit tricky matter mainly because it involves a fair volume of small factors and each of them is necessary in order to a perfect logo. When coming up with a logo, we need to present our brand in ideal way and as well we need to control that may be does […] The post Logo Design: 6 Important Logo Design Tips appeared first on Skyje.
  • Five Free Tools You Should Be Using for Running Your Design Business

    skyje
    25 Jul 2014 | 9:44 am
    Starting a design business can be a tough job, as you have to face various roadblocks. Most of the web design companies find it difficult to stay ahead of the competitors due to lack of manpower and resources. There are a number of factors like – man power, budget, business plan etc. that affect the […] The post Five Free Tools You Should Be Using for Running Your Design Business appeared first on Skyje.
  • Social Media With Morals

    skyje
    25 Jul 2014 | 7:40 am
    When you think of Social Media and its uses, chances are, you’re not thinking about helping the needy first and foremost. Sure, the viral aspects of social media do allow charities to do ridiculously well, as campaigns such as #NoMakeUpSelfie and of course, Stephen’s Story have taught us. But even with that in mind, you’d […] The post Social Media With Morals appeared first on Skyje.
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    RayOnStorage Blog

  • Cloud storage growth is hurting NAS & SAN storage vendors

    Ray
    20 Aug 2014 | 3:20 pm
    Strange Clouds by michaelroper (cc) (from Flickr) My friend Alex Teu (@alexteu, from Oxygen Cloud wrote a post today about how Cloud Storage is Eating the World Alive. Alex reports that all major NAS and SAN storage vendors lost revenue this year over the previous year ranging from a ~3% loss to over a 20% loss (Q1-2014 compared to Q1-2013, from IDC). Although an interesting development, it’s hard to say that this is the end of enterprise storage as we know it.  I believe there are a number of factors that are impacting  enterprise storage revenues and Cloud storage adoption may be…
  • Another Y2K problem, this time Internet routers are at the problem

    Ray
    13 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Read an article today in Wired about The Internet has grown too big for its aging infrastructure showing up as a serious problem that’s soon to be more widespread. This Y2K-like problem is associated with the Border Gateway Protocol  (BGP) routing tables entries which represent IP address prefixes.  Internet routers keep BGP tables in Tertiary Content Addressable Memory (TCAM, sort of like a virtual memory page table only for router addresses) and there are physical limits as to how many BGP entries will fit into any specific Internet router.  Some routers crash when they exceed…
  • IBM’s next generation, TrueNorth neuromorphic chip

    Ray
    8 Aug 2014 | 12:52 pm
    Ok, I admit it, besides being a storage nut I also have an enduring interest in AI. And as the technology of more sophisticated neuromorphic chips starts to emerge it seems to me to herald a whole new class of AI capabilities coming online. I suppose it’s both a bit frightening as well as exciting which is why it interests me so. IBM announced a new version of their neuromorphic chip line, called TrueNorth with +5B transistors and the equivalent of ~1M neurons. There were a number of articles on this yesterday but the one I found most interesting was in MIT Technical Review, IBM’s…
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    From Ravikanth's Blog

  • Transforming the Data Center – Bangalore, India

    Ravikanth
    15 Aug 2014 | 4:18 am
    Microsoft MVP community, Bangalore IT Pro, Bangalore PowerShell User Group, and Microsoft are proud to announce the Transform Data Center (in-person) event in Bangalore, India. This event is hosted at the Microsoft Office in Bangalore. Registration (limited seats): https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032592541&culture=en-IN I will speaking here on Azure Backup and Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager. Deepak Dhami (PowerShell MVP) will…
  • WPC 2014 – One-click deployment of SharePoint Farm on Azure

    Ravikanth
    15 Jul 2014 | 2:09 am
    At WPC 2014, Scott Gu announced several new capabilities in Azure and one such new capability is the templates available for ready deployment. Scott demonstrated creation of a SharePoint 2013 farm that can be highly available and demonstrated that we can customize the SQL and other settings. This is a great feature and I couldn’t…
  • Windows Azure Pack: Infrastructure as a service – MVA

    Ravikanth
    10 Jul 2014 | 10:55 pm
    If you are in the Microsoft Virtualization, System Center or Cloud expertise, there is a Microsoft Virtual Academy event planned for Windows Azure Pack. This event is scheduled to happen on July 16th and 17th. IT Pros, you know that enterprises desire the flexibility and affordability of the cloud, and service providers want the ability…
  • Azure Automation and PowerShell at PS Bangalore User Group

    Ravikanth
    9 Jul 2014 | 2:53 am
    I will speaking about Azure Automation at the upcoming PS Bangalore User Group (PSBUG) meeting on July 19th, 2014. Also, the theme of this user group is to talk about PowerShell in the context of Azure and System Center. We have our newly awarded PowerShell MVP, Deepak, joining us for a session on System Center…
  • Windows PowerShell MVP for another year!

    Ravikanth
    1 Jul 2014 | 9:48 am
    I am happy to share this news once again. In fact, for the fifth time The past year has been a very interesting one. With the release of PowerShell 4.0 and DSC, I had a chance to reach out to large number of community members and help them understand the new technology. I am sure…
 
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    Computer News, Tutorial and Freeware Download

  • Cute Web Phone Number Extractor 1.4

    compunet
    13 Aug 2014 | 3:35 pm
    Developer: License / Price: Size / OS: Last Updated: Category: Ahmad Software Technologies | More programs | Homepage Demo / $10.00 USD 2.3 MB / Windows All August 13th, 2014, 22:24 UTC C: Office tools Other Office Tools Cute Web Phone Number Extractor is a reliable software that enables you to find multiple phone numbers […]
  • Connected Field 2.14.11

    compunet
    10 Aug 2014 | 7:39 pm
    Developer: License / Price: Size / OS: Last Updated: Category: Infowise Ltd | More programs | Homepage Trial / $449.00 USD 2.8 MB / Windows 2003 / 2008 August 11th, 2014, 02:33 UTC [view history] C: Internet Servers Server Tools You can now create cascading master-detail relationships between two or more lookup fields in SharePoint […]
  • Lab128 1.6.6.0

    compunet
    7 Aug 2014 | 2:49 am
    Developer: License / Price: Size / OS: Last Updated: Category: Sergei Romanenko | More programs | Homepage Trial / $599.00 USD 16.3 MB / Windows 2K / XP / XP 64 bit / Vista / Vista 64 bit / 7 / 7 64 bit / 8 / 8 64 bit / 2003 / 2008 / […]
  • TwinkiePaste Portable 1.79 Build 333

    compunet
    4 Aug 2014 | 8:25 pm
    Developer: License / Price: Size / OS: Last Updated: Category: G&G Software | More programs | Homepage Trial / $19.00 USD 1.6 MB / Windows 2K / XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 8 64 bit August 5th, 2014, 03:14 UTC [view history] C: Portable Software Office Clipboard A lot of people find […]
  • Free Graph Maker 1.0.0.0

    compunet
    29 Jul 2014 | 9:40 am
    Developer: License / Price: Size / OS: Last Updated: Category: Media Freeware | More programs | Homepage Freeware / $0 1003 KB / Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 8 64 bit July 29th, 2014, 16:34 UTC C: Multimedia Graphic Graphic Others Free Graph Maker is a simple and user-friendly piece of […]
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    Geeky Stuffs

  • Watch Emmy Awards 2014 Live Stream Online Free

    Shaan Haider
    21 Aug 2014 | 12:37 pm
    Next few days are going to be a super entertaining one as two of the major entertainment from the world of music and TV are coming to you. MTV Video Music Awards 2014 are scheduled to be held on 24th August and the very next day, on 25th August, 66th Primetime Emmy Awards 2014 will be held. The venue of the Emmy Awards 2014 is the Nokia Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles, California. Seth Meyers
  • HOW TO : Get the TrueCaller Premium Subscription for Free

    Shaan Haider
    21 Aug 2014 | 1:30 am
    Getting phone calls from unknown numbers is a big annoying thing, specially if it is from telemarketers etc. Truecaller is one of the most popular app in the world which let you see who is calling on your phone. It also let you block unwanted phone calls and SMS. The reverse number lookup feature of Truecaller works for both mobile numbers and landline phones. There are lots of useful feature
  • Maxx Mobile launches MX200 with 5,200 mAh Battery, Dual-SIM, Camera at Rs. 1,848 : Full Features and Specs

    Shaan Haider
    20 Aug 2014 | 4:42 am
    One of the thing about which smartphone lovers always make hue and cry is the battery performance of the devices. With the rise in the amazing screen, power hungry processor and HD games, we are never satisfied with the battery backup of our smartphones. Feature phones and low end phones usually perform better than the smartphones in terms of good battery backup. Maxx Mobile, which is one of the
  • Watch MTV VMA 2014 Live Stream Online Free

    Shaan Haider
    19 Aug 2014 | 2:01 pm
    MTV VIdeo Music Awards are back. The MTV Video Music Awards 2014 are scheduled to be held on August 24th and the venue of the event is going to be The Forum in Inglewood, California. This is going to be the 31st annual MTV Video Music Awards and there will be lots of awesome performances to make it a special event. Beyoncé and Iggy Azalea are leading the nomination with 8 nomination and Eminem
  • Complete Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Specs, Features and Price Leaked by Online Retailer

    Shaan Haider
    15 Aug 2014 | 1:35 pm
    Just few days before we have posted the leaked images of Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and its retail box showing the design and hardware specs and features of Samsung Galaxy Note 4. And now an Indonesian online retailer Erafone has listed the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on its website showing all the hardware specs and price of Samsung Galaxy Note 4. After realizing their mistake, they have removed the
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    GirlyGeekdom

  • Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11s Review

    Sarah Lamb
    30 Jul 2014 | 7:00 am
    For the past month I’ve been using my shiny new Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11s laptop as my main machine. My first impression of this laptop is that it is small and understated… In fact you might be tricked into thinking it was a low powered machine based on its size when in fact it has […]
  • Sennheiser MOMENTUM On-Ear Headphone Review

    Sarah Lamb
    21 Jul 2014 | 8:00 am
    Being a big fan of in ear headphones and a Sennheiser fan I was excited to be able to have a good play with the latest MOMENTUM on-ear headphones in the Brazilian World Cup colours.  After all you can’t help but get swept up in what was World Cup mayhem! I’m not usually one for […]
  • The smallest phone charger ever…

    Sarah Lamb
    16 Jul 2014 | 9:30 am
    If you are anything like me then inevitably pretty much every time you are about to head out you check your phone and there is no charge in it. It’s a really common problem.  Even worse you are already out an you’ve just found that it’s low on charge and will run out before you […]
  • 5 Things to do when Facebook is down…

    Sarah Lamb
    19 Jun 2014 | 1:22 am
    Many of you are sat there wondering what to do with yourselves whilst Facebook is down… Well here are a few simple ideas: Try a new or different social media platform.  Most people have reverted to Twitter or G+ whilst Facebook sort out their site but why not also consider browsing a few pinboards on […]
  • 24 Hours with the Acer Iconia A1 830

    Sarah Lamb
    11 Apr 2014 | 9:14 am
    We’ve recently got our hands on the latest tablet from Acer.  It’s been released quietly and without the usual fanfare of PR promotion but don’t let that fool you into thinking that this is an insignificant device.  What is this device that we speak of… well it’s an 8″ tablet that looks VERY similar to […]
 
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    High Tech in the Hub

  • My Monkey Mind

    Joe Kinsella
    16 Aug 2014 | 9:16 am
    The founder & CTO of Sonian, Greg Arnette, recently suggested I read 10% Happier, the personal journey of an ABC correspondent who discovered meditation as a way to calm his “monkey mind.” I’d never heard of monkey mind before, which is a Buddhist term that means "unsettled; restless; capricious; whimsical; fanciful; inconstant; confused; indecisive; uncontrollable". But after reading the book and attempting my first almost laughable meditation session, I self-diagnosed myself with a serious case of chronic monkey mind. It’s amazing I never noticed it before, but I sometimes have…
  • 6 Things You Might Not Know About Amazon Reserved Instances

    Joe Kinsella
    13 Aug 2014 | 5:21 am
    Reserved instances allow you to make a one-time payment to Amazon in return for a discount on your compute costs. The rationale for reserved pricing is simple: by getting customers to commit to the usage of specific infrastructure, Amazon can better manage their capacity, and therefore pass these savings on to their customers. By now we are all likely well aware of the various options for reserved instances, including types (Heavy, Medium, Light) and terms (1 and 3 year). But here are 6 thing you may not know about reserved instances. 1 - The Dual Benefits Reserved instances provide two…
  • CloudFront: A Low Cost Alternative To Premium CDNs

    Joe Kinsella
    8 Aug 2014 | 1:25 pm
    I've been noticing a steady uptick in the interest in Amazon CloudFront recently, driven by what appears to be a commoditization in the CDN market. This market shift is opening up an opportunity for less feature rich / more cost effective offerings to compete with the premium services such as Akamai. One of the challenges in adopting CloudFront as your CDN is that it is not a premium service. It lacks many of the features and tools users have come to expect from more sophisticated offerings. But in return it has one compelling advantage: it is cheap. So for those of you looking to gain the…
  • Sprint Planning at CloudHealth

    Joe Kinsella
    1 Aug 2014 | 9:13 am
    While sprint planning is an important activity for any software development organization, it takes on a new level of criticality in a startup. A good sprint planning process can improve the likelihood for success of a young company; a bad one can directly contribute to its failure. So I’m always curious to hear how others run their sprint planning, in part to pilfer new ideas, but also since it provides incredible insight into how other organizations work (note: nothing reveals the good, bad and ugly of an organization faster than attending a sprint planning meeting). So I thought I’d…
  • Random Things I Learned Building Software

    Joe Kinsella
    28 Jul 2014 | 5:19 am
    I remember the moment I realized I wanted to spend the rest of my career building software. I was at my first job post-college, in my early twenties, and in the office at 9 PM writing code. The company I had joined was on the verge of spiraling out of control, I was working yet another 70+ hour week, and my team was under intense pressure for what seemed like an impossible deadline. But all I could remember thinking is: "I can't believe I'm getting paid to do this job!" In over 20 years, that passion for building software has never left me. I've performed almost every role in a software…
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    Techno360.in

  • Kaspersky Fake ID Scanner launched for Android Devices

    Ramakanth
    18 Aug 2014 | 2:09 am
    BY Ramakanth Kaspersky Lab has developed Kaspersky Free Fake ID Scanner – a tool which enables Android device owners to scan their devices for all of these vulnerabilities that put users’ valuable data, privacy and even money at risk and ascertain that no applications that exploit them are installed on their devices. Kaspersky Fake ID Scanner app does not close the […] This is a post from...
  • Get Leawo Blu-ray Player for Free

    Ramakanth
    14 Aug 2014 | 8:30 am
    BY Ramakanth Leawo Blu-ray Player is an extremely good media player that can play general media files as well as Blu-ray discs.   As a professional Blu-ray / DVD Media Player software Leawo Blu-ray Player can play all kinds of Blu-rays and DVDs on Windows 8.The comprehensive Playback Navigation within this Blu-ray player software allows you to […] This is a post from Techno360.in...
  • MiniTool Power Data Recovery Personal Review

    Ramakanth
    10 Aug 2014 | 9:58 pm
    BY Ramakanth MiniTool Power Data Recovery Personal is one of the simplest and most powerful data recovery utility, it’s a must-have utility for home, office and professionals. As is known to all, Windows does not provide any native recovery solution to users, instead provides the Recycle Bin as the last line of defense. Once you have emptied […] This is a post from Techno360.in Read...
  • Steganos Privacy Suite 15 Free License

    Ramakanth
    10 Aug 2014 | 6:15 pm
    BY Ramakanth Steganos Privacy Suite 15 is a good security suite for data protection, it’s easy to use, powerful and has lots of built-in modules to safeguard your data and privacy. A one year license of Steganos Privacy Suite 15 will cost around $70, but if you are interested in using  this privacy protection suite, then now you can get Steganos […] This is a post from Techno360.in...
  • RoboForm Everywhere Free 1 year License

    Ramakanth
    8 Aug 2014 | 6:07 pm
    BY Ramakanth RoboForm Everywhere is a security and time saving application for your PC and mobile devices.It lets you to login into your favorite websites easily without the need to remember passwords, acts as a password manager and password generator, fill the forms quickly or automatically , Saves you time in sweepstakes and more you can access […] This is a post from Techno360.in Read...
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    SMP Updates

  • World Telemedia - Marbella - 2014

    22 Aug 2014 | 2:09 pm
    Premium Content, Billing &amp; Traffic15 - 17 October 2014 – MarbellaWorld Telemedia is for any business wishing to connect, capitalize and commercialize the way consumers interact with TV, print, advertised media content, digital brands and socia...
  • The Mobile App Jungle [Infographic]

    22 Aug 2014 | 1:40 pm
    Knicket -- a Filter and Tag-Based App Search Engine That Enables Users to Discover the Best Apps for Their Smartphones and iPads Easier and Faster -- Releases an Infographic With the Latest Mobile App Numbers and StatisticsBERLIN, GERMANY--(Market...
  • New Data Reveals Millennials Are Far More Conservative Than You Think

    20 Aug 2014 | 11:12 pm
    As they start to have children, the misunderstood generation shifts againKANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Of the 40 million U.S. millennials aged 25 to 34, 22.9 million already have children. With 10,000 millennial women giving birth each day, t...
  • TCL Roku TV Offers Easiest Way to Endless Entertainment

    18 Aug 2014 | 11:59 pm
    World's 3rd Largest TV Brand Offers Four Smart TV Models from 32" to 55"CORONA and SARATOGA, Calif/PRNewswire/ -- TCL (The Creative Life), one of the fastest growing brands in the U.S., and Roku Inc. today announced availability of the much-antici...
  • Northrop Grumman to Supply Shipboard Navigation Systems for Seven Peter Dohle Bulk Carrier Ships

    17 Aug 2014 | 11:25 pm
    NEW MALDEN, United Kingdom/PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract by Peter Dohle Schiffahrts-KG to supply the Integrated Bridge Systems, including navigation, voyage data recorders and radio systems, to...
 
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    Jason Slater Technology News

  • Photoshop Tip: How To Fix Edit Original Opens In Paint Instead of Photoshop

    Jason Slater
    14 Aug 2014 | 5:01 am
    When working with bitmap images in Illustrator, on Windows 8, it is often useful to retouch the original JPG or PNG image. This is usually achieved by selecting the image then heading into the Edit Menu and selecting Edit ... Read More The post Photoshop Tip: How To Fix Edit Original Opens In Paint Instead of Photoshop appeared first on Technology Blog with Jason Slater.
  • Get Your Party On With Pringles #pringlespartytour

    Jason Slater
    13 Aug 2014 | 4:53 am
    What can we say about these brand new party speakers from Pringles? The word fun springs to mind. One of the neat things about the speakers is that you can connect several together and pipe your music across them whilst ... Read More The post Get Your Party On With Pringles #pringlespartytour appeared first on Technology Blog with Jason Slater.
  • Review: Well-Lit LED Dimmable Bulbs

    Jason Slater
    12 Aug 2014 | 7:37 am
    LED light bulbs provide a range of benefits over other energy efficient bulb lamps and look set to be the future for lighting. Not only can they match low power wattage but they are also dimmable – a problem that ... Read More The post Review: Well-Lit LED Dimmable Bulbs appeared first on Technology Blog with Jason Slater.
  • Canva: Simple Online Layout and Design Tool For Images

    Jason Slater
    4 Aug 2014 | 3:40 am
    If you need to design a cover, for say a self-published book, then it may be worth taking a look at Canva. Canva is an online design tool that aims to take the time and complexity out of producing graphical ... Read More The post Canva: Simple Online Layout and Design Tool For Images appeared first on Technology Blog with Jason Slater.
  • Facebook: Sorry, Something Went Wrong.

    Jason Slater
    1 Aug 2014 | 9:18 am
    Well, it sounds honest. The message received when trying to access Facebook today, using a web browser, says it all. “Sorry, something went wrong. We’re working on getting this fixed as soon as we can.” There is ... Read More The post Facebook: Sorry, Something Went Wrong. appeared first on Technology Blog with Jason Slater.
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    AskVG

  • [Fix] Can’t Change SmartScreen Filter Settings in Windows 8 and Later

    VG
    22 Aug 2014 | 3:48 am
    This tutorial will help you in 2 ways: For troubleshooting SmartScreen settings issues in Windows 8/8.1 For restricting users from changing SmartScreen settings in Windows 8/8.1 "SmartScreen" filter is a new feature present in Windows 8 and later operating systems to provide better security to Windows users. Actually this feature was introduced in Internet Explorer […]
  • [Nightly Update] “Check for Default Browser” Option Moved to General Tab in Mozilla Firefox 34.0 Preferences

    VG
    19 Aug 2014 | 9:25 pm
    NOTE: This article is updated whenever some interesting stuff is found in Nightly build of Mozilla Firefox web browser. So keep checking this page regularly. Download Links: Nightly | Aurora | UX (latest UI improvements) UPDATE 70: In latest Nightly 34.0 build, Mozilla has moved "Always check to see if Firefox is the default browser […]
  • Bitdefender Total Security 2015 Giveaway Winners List

    VG
    19 Aug 2014 | 8:49 pm
    Hello everyone Its time to announce our giveaway winners. Recently we organized "Bitdefender Total Security 2015" giveaway: AskVG Giveaway We are glad to see that many AskVG readers found the giveaway useful and participated. We want to provide one license to each reader but we have only 11 free licenses to giveaway so following are […]
  • [AskVG Giveaway] Bitdefender Total Security 2015 Free License Keys

    VG
    14 Aug 2014 | 2:29 pm
    UPDATE: Giveaway closed. Keep visiting this page for new giveaway offers. Hello everyone We are back with an exciting giveaway! This time the giveaway product is one of the most popular security suites "Bitdefender Total Security 2015". Bitdefender Total Security is a complete security suite for Windows which comes with an antivirus, anti-spyware and 2-way […]
  • Windows 8.1 August Update (aka Update 2) Now Available for Download

    VG
    12 Aug 2014 | 12:02 pm
    Last week we told you that Microsoft is going to release "August Update" (previously rumored as Update 2) for Windows 8.1 on August 12, 2014 and now the update is available for download. The KB number of August update is KB2975719 and its available for both 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x64) editions of Windows 8.1 […]
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    The Applied Materials Blog blogs

  • The Changing Face of Semiconductor Investment

    etanghal
    31 Jul 2014 | 11:17 am
    Innovation is alive and well in the semiconductor industry. That was a key takeaway from the strategic investor panel at the second annual Silicon Innovation Forum at SEMICON West, and one I can’t reinforce enough within the venture capital (VC) community.Read more
  • Applied Materials Recognized for Leading Green Power Use by EPA

    ABlog
    30 Jul 2014 | 12:28 pm
    Applied Materials is pleased to be recognized once again for our commitment to green energy. In the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Green Power Partnership report released this week, Applied ranked No. 82 on National Top 100 list of the largest green power users, No. 13 on the list of Top 30 Tech & Telecom companies and No. 26 on the FORTUNE 500 list.Read more
  • Applied Materials Citizenship Report

    skenney
    17 Jul 2014 | 9:11 am
    I am pleased to share the Applied Materials 2013 Citizenship Report which reflects the company’s commitment to social responsibility. I invite you to learn more about our environmental stewardship, sustainable business practices and community investments by exploring the report.Read more
  • Eteris Welcomed

    pzepedavera
    10 Jul 2014 | 1:45 pm
    July 7, 2014 was a momentous occasion for Applied Materials as we revealed Eteris™ - the new, post-merger name for our combined company with Tokyo Electron. To commemorate the occasion, we’ve gathered up some key pieces of news coverage along with commentary on the new name from our followers and friends.Read more
  • Applied Materials and Tokyo Electron Unveil Eteris

    kwinston
    7 Jul 2014 | 5:13 pm
    Today Applied Materials and Tokyo Electron achieved another important milestone in our merger as we unveiled the new company name. Eteris™ is bold, speaks to what makes us unique, and is representative of our future together and what we aim to achieve.Read more
 
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    techtrickz

  • Underclock Your Android Phone with AnTuTu CPU Master to Extend Battery Life

    Kannan
    21 Aug 2014 | 11:14 pm
    Underclocking your Android phone’s CPU frequency can extend its battery life a lot more. AnTuTu CPU Master lets you do that easily on any rooted phone. If you are not using your phone for gaming or other CPU extensive applications, you can underclock your phone for better battery life. AnTuTu CPU... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on Techtrickz.com]
  • How to Take Better Selfie with Your Android Phone

    Kannan
    21 Aug 2014 | 12:09 am
    There are few ways to take better Selfie with your Android phone. For example, you can use a Bluetooth remote control or a free solution “Snap Clap” for that. “Selfie” means “a photograph that one has taken of oneself”. Here is how to use Snap Clap to take better selfies with your Android phone.... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on Techtrickz.com]
  • How to Change LG G3’s Soft Key Style (No Root Required)

    Kannan
    20 Aug 2014 | 12:35 am
    LG G3 lets users change its soft keys styles. For example, you can change your LG G3’s soft keys to Android L like soft key and several soft key styles are available to choose. Here is how to add more soft key style to LG G3 and switch between them. What is great with this […] [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on Techtrickz.com]
  • Root All US Variants of LG G3 with One Click Stump Root

    Kannan
    19 Aug 2014 | 7:53 am
    The LG G3 can now root successfully with one click-rooting tool called “Stump Root”. This tool supports all US variants of LG G3 (D850, D851, LS990, VS985) including the troublesome Sprint variants and very simple to use. Here is how to use Stump Root app to root your LG G3. Stump Root is a... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on Techtrickz.com]
  • Disable LG G3’s LED Notifications, If it Disturbing You (How to)

    Kannan
    18 Aug 2014 | 7:06 pm
    LG G3’s LED Notifications is a handy feature if you put your phone into silent mode most time. The LED blinks for missed calls, text messages, emails and incoming calls, but blinking your G3’s LED can be disturbance at night. If the LED notification is disturbing you, there is an option to disable... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on Techtrickz.com]
 
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    memeburn

  • Creating a more curious generation through memes: Q&A with Reddit GM

    Michelle Atagana: Managing Ed.
    22 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    It’s a slightly gloomy Seattle day but the Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) is packed with students and members of the public. I am sitting at the museum’s cafe with the General Manager of Reddit, Erik Martin, (who, like me, had a slightly rough night out with Microsoft’s Imagine Cup group). The cafe is […]
  • Don’t get mad: here are 5 timed Xbox One and PS4 exclusives

    Pippa Tshabalala
    21 Aug 2014 | 9:45 pm
    We all know by now the furore that was raised when it was announced that Rise of the Tomb Raider would be a timed Xbox One exclusive. Playstation gamers everywhere were up in arms at the thought. Console exclusivity is hardly a new thing however, and we saw loads of them on the PS3 and […]
  • Want to sell stuff online? Here are 7 SA services that can help

    Jacques Coetzee: staff reporter
    21 Aug 2014 | 9:40 pm
    The South African ecommerce landscape is at an exciting stage where both big players like Takealot and niche ones like League of Beers are gearing up for what is hoped to be a mass adoption by the South African consumer market. Each online shop is trying to get a piece of the pie while the […]
  • Digital display marketing is revolutionising retail: here’s how

    Megan Bernstein
    21 Aug 2014 | 9:30 pm
    There’s no doubt that when you’re looking for maximum impact, digital is the way to go. It’s fast and cost effective and allows for significant ROI. Digital is becoming an increasingly important channel in terms of retail environments where consumers are looking for seamless customer experiences. Besides offering a fluid movement between online and offline […]
  • Planning a trip to Aus? Use Airbnb? You can now sleep in Ikea

    Nur Bremmen: Staff reporter
    21 Aug 2014 | 9:15 pm
    If you’re going to be in Australia in the next week or so, you could sleep in an ordinary hotel bed or you could sleep in an Ikea showroom. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, you won’t even have to pay for the chance to spend a night among all the Swedish flat pack furniture […]
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    eWallstreeter

  • Watch an artist paint a dragon with just one brush stroke

    22 Aug 2014 | 10:18 pm
    One stroke painting is such an impressive skill that it's unbelievable even when you see it happen. These artists from Kousyuuya in Nikko, Japan have been mastering their craft for over four generations. The amount of detail they can put out with one stroke is just unreal.Read more...
  • SpaceX rocket exploded in the air during a test launch

    22 Aug 2014 | 7:05 pm
    Well, that's not supposed to happen. A SpaceX rocket exploded during a test flight in Texas earlier today. This was the second test for the three engine version of SpaceX's reusable Falcon 9 rocket. There were no injuries. Read more...
  • Cortana vs. Siri vs. Google Now: The ultimate showdown continues

    22 Aug 2014 | 6:45 pm
    All three major mobile operating systems now have a virtual assistant, but there still isn’t a final verdict on which is the best. In fact, with such frequent updates, it might be impossible to ever declare a winner, but that doesn’t mean we can’t constantly compare the three anyway. Earlier this year, WPCentral posed the same questions to all three assistants at once in order to see which was more effective. In another series of videos stretching all the way back to last Nov
  • Report: Amazon building ad system to compete with Google's

    22 Aug 2014 | 6:20 pm
    Amazon plans to expand its small online ad delivery business enough to take on Google’s AdWords, according to a Wall Street Journal report.The company is developing a platform for delivering ads both on its own properties and other sites, potentially creating a significant new source of revenue for the e-commerce giant, the report on Friday said. The move could also reduce the number of Google-delivered ads on Amazon’s own site.Amazon has told potential advertising partners that it could beg
  • SpaceX Test Rocket Fails in Texas Flight

    22 Aug 2014 | 6:04 pm
    The company stressed the incident presented no danger and was a normal part of the research process.
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    TechFruit

  • How does the Huawei Ascend P7 compare?

    Tim Dickinson
    21 Aug 2014 | 6:06 am
    Telecommunications giant Huawei is making another push to grab some of the smartphone market share outside of China with the Ascend P7, but how does the flagship 4G smartphone compare to the leading smartphones on the market today? Design Huawei describes the phone as lighter and thinner than the competition, and they may well be right with the P7 just 6.5mm thick (139.8 x 68.8 x 6.5 mm) and weighing in at 124g. That makes it slimmer than the iPhone 5S, Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z2, and lighter than its Android competitors as well. However, beyond just its size there is little in…
  • Five interesting new Android apps for 2014

    Simon Jones
    21 Aug 2014 | 3:58 am
    Smart phones have opened up a whole world of possibilities. Long gone are the days when mobiles were simply used to make calls and send a few texts, these days you can do practically everything on your trusty mobile; from playing games to online shopping, whatever you need there’s likely an app that can help. Below you’ll discover just 5 of the best Android apps created by top mobile app developers. Secret Social media has taken over the world in the last decade. However, one thing it lacks is privacy. Sites like Facebook and Twitter are great for getting your every thought out there, but…
  • EE’s move to charge extra to skip the queue with “priority support” is a farce

    Tim Dickinson
    14 Aug 2014 | 10:09 am
    Mobile phone network EE has made a controversial move by offering customers the ability to “skip the queue” for support, angering many customers. Premium support is not a new idea, but for a company where forums are filled with complaints of people struggling with slow speeds or getting any connection at all, it looks very much like giving two fingers to their customers. People put up with poor support (and paying for it) from companies such as Ryan Air because they are offering budget basement prices – you get what you pay for. However, EE is not marketing itself as the…
  • Russian hacking crew CyberVor use botnet to steal 1.2 billion usernames and passwords

    Tim Dickinson
    6 Aug 2014 | 6:38 am
    Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion usernames and passwords from thousands of websites, in what is believed to be the biggest data breach in history. Hold Security, a US-based security firm with a history of uncovering large-scale hacks, claim that a Russian cyber gang dubbed ‘Cybervor’ stole over 4.5 billion records, of which 1.2 billion appear to be unique, from 420,000 websites and FTP sites. The stolen credentials include over 500 million email addresses. The hackers initially bought smaller databases of stolen credentials on the black market and used them to attack email…
  • Google alerts police to US man sending child abuse images through GMail account

    Tim Dickinson
    4 Aug 2014 | 9:45 am
    Google tipped off authorities to the identity of a man suspected of using his GMail account, according to a local US news report. Houston Police arrested John Henry Skillern, 41, after they were sent information by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that showed that he had sent an email with an explicit image of a young girl. Skillern, a convicted sex offender, has reportedly been charged with possessing child pornography. The case raises the issue of how Google polices its users’ behaviour online, and monitors the emails they send through their “private”…
 
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    LittleTechGirl.com

  • How Secure is Your Data? Tips on Protecting Data on Your Smartphone

    LittleTechGirl
    17 Aug 2014 | 10:13 pm
    As already mentioned, August is Device Theft Awareness Month with Absolute Lojack. Smartphone thefts are at an all time high. And while losing your shiny new toy will hurt, it is the data on your device that is even more valuable. We use our smartphones to connect to our email, bank accounts, social media accounts and […]
  • Protect Your Household Electronics with SIMPLR w/ $150 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

    LittleTechGirl
    14 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf SIMPLR™ I’ll admit that when I purchase small electronics I usually opt out of the extra service plan offered by the retailer. However, with some items I have accepted the terms. And I have been able to put it to use a few times. There is no […]
  • August is Device Theft Awareness Month with Absolute Lojack

    LittleTechGirl
    12 Aug 2014 | 12:51 pm
    You may remember a few months ago when I told you about a valuable resource for anyone that has a portable computer, tablet, or smartphone. Absolute Lojack is a theft recovery solution that will help you find your smartphone, and recover your stolen laptop or tablet. Not only will you be able to locate your device, you […]