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  • Beyond the car: Ultra-fast, ultra-efficient motoring with the Acabion Da Vinci

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    Loz Blain
    1 Sep 2014 | 12:39 am
    Peter Acabion, of Acabion GTBO fame, has released details of his next concept vehicle – an ultra-efficient, 1,200 mpg, 650 km/h, solar electric successor to the car. With four enclosed wheels, a transforming aerodynamic tail, a jet fighter style cockpit and a self-loading trunk capable of storing a whole washing machine, the four- to six-seater Acabion Da Vinci would use extreme aerodynamic profiling to squeeze vastly more speed and efficiency out of its available energy than any car currently available... Continue Reading Beyond the car: Ultra-fast, ultra-efficient motoring with the…
  • Context Bookmarks Lets you Open Bookmarks from the Right-Click Menu in Chrome

    The App Times
    Adeline
    28 Aug 2014 | 7:33 am
    The Bookmarks Bar is a handy extension docked just below the address bar of your browser that provides a one-click access to your favorite sites instantly. The Bookmarks bar does have its good points, but it is a rather a clumsy looking tool that takes up the screen space that could otherwise serve a better […](Visited 7 times, 2 visits today)
  • Gadgetwise: Protect and Power Back-to-School Gear

    NYT > Personal Tech
    By GREGORY SCHMIDT
    27 Aug 2014 | 1:36 pm
    Gadgets for returning students include smartpens, laptop-size backpacks, USB drives and backup batteries.
  • State of the Art: The Future Could Work, if We Let It

    NYT > Personal Tech
    By FARHAD MANJOO
    27 Aug 2014 | 10:54 am
    A book offers an optimistic view of the effects of technology, but its arguments have one big blind spot: human behavior.
  • Ride On! The 10 Coolest Bike Gadgets to Hit the Road

    POPSUGAR Tech
    Nicole-Nguyen
    31 Aug 2014 | 7:28 am
    Get biking while the Sun's still out! We're turning our favorite human-powered machines into high-tech transporters with gadgets. Pledge to put one less car on the road, and scroll down to see which gear will make your bike ride safe and efficient. These accessories are jaw-droppingly cool - we dare you not to buy them all!
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  • Reborn Alienware Area-51 looks more out of this world than ever

    Paul Ridden
    1 Sep 2014 | 4:14 am
    For almost 20 years, Alienware has been churning out benchmark-setting performance beasts for desk-bound and mobile gamers, and the new 2014 Alienware Area-51 desktop gaming system is no exception. Dell says that the new flagship gaming system has been designed for state-of-the-art performance, scalability and ease of use. It features a brand new chassis design that's sure to be a talking point for some time to come, is built around Intel's latest Extreme Edition Core i7 processors and is capable of supporting three full-sized video cards for 4K gaming visuals... Continue Reading Reborn…
  • Midual's remarkable US$185,000 Type 1 takes its place among the world's most expensive motorcycles

    Mike Hanlon
    1 Sep 2014 | 1:04 am
    French company Midual has joined the limited-edition hyper-priced motorcycle marketplace with an ingenious redesign of the century-old horizontally-opposed motor, an aerospace-quality, cast-aluminum monocoque frame, bespoke personalization, a we-come-to-you service model, a rare standard of detail and craftsmanship, and a €140,000 (US$185,400) price tag. .. Continue Reading Midual's remarkable US$185,000 Type 1 takes its place among the world's most expensive motorcycles Section: Motorcycles Tags: Alfa Romeo, Bentley, BMW, Bonhams, Brough Superior, Crocker, Desmosedici, Douglas, Ducati,…
  • Beyond the car: Ultra-fast, ultra-efficient motoring with the Acabion Da Vinci

    Loz Blain
    1 Sep 2014 | 12:39 am
    Peter Acabion, of Acabion GTBO fame, has released details of his next concept vehicle – an ultra-efficient, 1,200 mpg, 650 km/h, solar electric successor to the car. With four enclosed wheels, a transforming aerodynamic tail, a jet fighter style cockpit and a self-loading trunk capable of storing a whole washing machine, the four- to six-seater Acabion Da Vinci would use extreme aerodynamic profiling to squeeze vastly more speed and efficiency out of its available energy than any car currently available... Continue Reading Beyond the car: Ultra-fast, ultra-efficient motoring with the…
  • Disney may use the magic of drones in future theme park shows

    Nick Lavars
    31 Aug 2014 | 11:22 pm
    The weird and wonderful world of Disney may be about to get a little more weird and wonderful, depending on how you feel about drones. The Walt Disney Company has filed three patents suggesting it may intend to deploy unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to control giant marionettes, replace fireworks and suspend floating displays in its future theme park shows. .. Continue Reading Disney may use the magic of drones in future theme park shows Section: Aircraft Tags: Disney, Drone, Lighting, Patent, Robots, UAV Related Articles: Disney World celebrates new park expansion with mechanical flying…
  • Fermilab experiment will attempt to answer whether we actually live in "the Matrix"

    Colin Jeffrey
    31 Aug 2014 | 9:17 pm
    In what may be one of the most mind-bogglingly surreal experiments ever floated, scientists at the US Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab) will attempt to discover if the universe is "real" or merely a holographic 3-D illusion that we just think is real. Using high-powered lasers, the scientists intend to determine if space-time is a quantum system made up of countless tiny bits of information... Continue Reading Fermilab experiment will attempt to answer whether we actually live in "the Matrix" Section: Science Tags: Fermilab, Laser, Quantum,…
 
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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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  • Watch Out: Mobile Search Will Make Facebook Stalking Easier Than Ever

    Selena Larson
    29 Aug 2014 | 12:08 pm
    You may want to take a quick gander through your entire Facebook history, because Facebook is testing a feature that makes your status updates searchable on mobile. And I bet there are some updates you just wouldn’t want to be found.The feature isn't entirely new; Facebook began making all your updates searchable on the Web last year as part of its Graph Search function. That uses Facebook’s massive social database to churn out results to highly specific queries like, “Friends who like pizza." Searching posts and status updates isn't available for everyone yet, even on the…
  • Google Challenges Amazon's Drone Delivery Program With Project Wing

    Lauren Orsini
    29 Aug 2014 | 8:22 am
    Google has been secretly testing delivery by drone, the company announced Thursday.A team of engineers at Google X, the technology company’s long-range research lab, safely carried out more than 30 1-kilometer test flights this month. The deliveries, consisting of items ranging from a chocolate bar to first aid, took place in Queensland, Australia to avoid the Federal Aviation Administration’s strict U.S. restrictions on drones.See also: Why Commercial Drones Are Stuck In Regulatory LimboNow that Amazon has almost convinced the world its delivery drones aren’t a publicity stunt, the…
  • What Sort Of Man Shares Playboy? (He Friends His Mom On Facebook)

    Helen A.S. Popkin
    29 Aug 2014 | 7:31 am
    Playboy relaunched its website on Wednesday, and one thing's for sure. This isn't your grandpappy's gentleman's magazine. Well, obviously. It's on the Internet—as opposed to a moldy box in the garage or hastily stuffed under your mattress where you shamefully hope Mom doesn't find it. As such, Playboy.com is ready for its Facebook close-up, fully clothed and safe-for-work (or SFW, as the kids say). Just in case you want to share its family-friendly content on any social network where Mom might see it. Cory Jones, Playboy's senior VP of digital content, aptly explained to AdAge the…
  • Friday Fun: Build Your First Chrome Extension

    Lauren Orsini
    29 Aug 2014 | 7:01 am
    Google Chrome is the most popular Web browser in the world. Part of its appeal comes from its ability to let you fully customize your browsing experience with a slew of extensions. Extensions are small, lightweight programs that personalize your Chrome installation with new features. You’ve probably already downloaded an extension or two. But did you know it’s almost as easy to build your own? Chrome extensions are written in a relatively beginner-friendly language—JavaScript—and require only two files to function. Since they’re so easy to build, there are currently more than 53,000…
  • How Twitch And YouTube Are Making Video Games A Big Business

    Stephanie Chan
    29 Aug 2014 | 6:01 am
    Mark this moment: Watching people play video games has become a big business, with Amazon, Google, Disney, and others vying for a piece of the action.Call it livestream gaming: Top players record themselves playing popular titles and delivering commentary—or compete against each other in big, live, arena-style events. By turning video games from a solitary living-room obsession into shared events, livestream gaming is letting advertisers tap into a hard-to-reach demographic of mostly young men.The Game Is AfootThat means a huge influx of money into the video-game world: It's changing…
 
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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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  • 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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  • The Sun Sets On The Boardwalk Empire

    1 Sep 2014 | 4:48 am
    As casinos continue to close in Atlantic City, it feels like the end of an era. I went to see what the end looked like.
  • The Mock Funerals Of Santa Marta

    1 Sep 2014 | 2:45 am
    Deep in Galicia, devout Spaniards who have cheated death in the past year are paraded around in coffins to give thanks to God and to the miraculous sister of Lazarus.
  • Can Jill Soloway Do Justice To The Trans Movement?

    1 Sep 2014 | 12:45 am
    In an already pivotal moment for transgender people, who are emerging from culture’s margins, Soloway’s "Transparent" tries to fast-forward past the incremental water-testing that network TV has historically applied to shifts like this, to skip the eggshell-walking and the audience-coddling.
  • Meant For Kids

    31 Aug 2014 | 10:42 pm
    The new cover for Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” has no whiff of childish imagination — instead, it implies a deviant adult audience.
  • Roadmap To Alpha Centauri

    31 Aug 2014 | 8:41 pm
    The mysteries encountered by the Voyagers compel scientists to embark on follow-up missions that venture even deeper into the cosmic woods — out to 200 AU and beyond. But what kind of spacecraft can get us there?
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  • The new 4D “Batman” ride in Texas looks terrifying/amazing [video]

    Josh Urich
    31 Aug 2014 | 3:00 pm
    WHY ISN’T THIS RIDE OPEN RIGHT NOW?!  The new “Batman” ride is 4D, meaning the bucket seats are free-floating and will spin around as the ride moves. In other words, you’ll be doing flips while you’re doing flips. Full story at Uproxx. More fun. Photo credit: Canva
  • 15 huge ripoffs you’re still shelling out money for [video]

    Josh Urich
    31 Aug 2014 | 1:00 pm
    Do you pay for premium gas? What about brand name ink? Brand name medicine? What about two-for-one deals at the grocery store? Think about some of these things as you watch this video. Are you spending more money than you need to? Full story at Danger Dolan on YouTube. More ways to be frugal. Photo credit: Canva
  • What happens when you say literally too much [video]

    Josh Urich
    31 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Saying “literally” when you actually mean “figuratively” is literally the worst thing a human being can do. Dangit! But seriously, those of you who have this pet peeve, this video is like a PSA for you to send to your friends. Stop saying “literally” people! Full story at College Humor on YouTube. More great humor. Photo credit: Canva
  • You will want to go to Korea to try this 16000 string honey candy after watching this [video]

    Josh Urich
    31 Aug 2014 | 11:00 am
    Why don’t we have candy guys like this in the U.S.? These Korean candy makers pull honey into 16,000+ strings, all while keeping a fat beat. Take a look and listen, and get your mouth watering: Full story at YouTube. Korea is awesome. Photo credit: Canva
  • Eating off a subway platform? Now that’s belief in your brand! [video]

    Kate Rinsema
    31 Aug 2014 | 10:16 am
    There aren’t many surfaces that can beat the filth of a subway platform, so there’s no better place for the Senior Brand Manager of Bissell Canada, Ravi Dalchand, to show how much faith he has in his product. Warning: This could very well make you nauseous…and buy a Bissell since, as far as we know, he survived. Full story at YouTube via The Daily What. Convincing — yet disgusting — ads. Graphics credit: Canva
 
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  • 7 ways to guard virtual systems from a digital attack

    newscred
    29 Aug 2014 | 2:30 pm
    Virtual systems are just as susceptible to malware as physical servers. Credit: Thinkstock When it comes to virtual systems, reality shows us threats are constantly evolving. Virtualization enables companies to pool their operating systems, storage and data centers. Those virtual environments allow businesses to scale more efficiently, and to faster implement new services. According to Forrester Research, 75 percent of organizations are using server virtualization or will move to it by the end of 2014. But that switch might also bring in a false sense of security. “Companies think virtual…
  • Why the democratization of big data should excite you

    newscred
    29 Aug 2014 | 1:30 pm
    In the not-so-distant past, if you wanted to query huge data sets, you needed authorized access to the big iron of supercomputers. The era of big data and public cloud has changed all that, says Yahoo Fellow Kalev Leetaru. Credit: Getty If you aren’t thrilled about the ability to quickly query huge datasets about whatever questions strike your fancy, please listen to this podcast. This week’s guest, Kalev Leetaru, is the Yahoo Fellow in Residence of International Values, Communications Technology & the Global Internet at the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy in the Edmund A.
  • Is your software good enough to be free?

    newscred
    29 Aug 2014 | 12:30 pm
    Is your software really good enough to sustain itself on a freemium model? Credit: Getty Freemium has revolutionized the way software companies find their way into large corporations. Not long ago, people had almost no control over the applications they used at work. Coupled with the bring-your-own-device movement, individuals and teams can now select their own tools, which is driving new applications into the workplace at an accelerating pace. The concept has helped launch some of the most widely used applications today, including Dropbox, Box, Skype, Yammer and many others. On a broader…
  • American School of Milan enhances student engagement

    Kathy Mahady
    29 Aug 2014 | 11:00 am
    American School of Milan students, taking a break on the playground, use a range of Dell devices to enhance learning. Credit: American School of Milan You may be hard-pressed to hear a single voice of dissent in a discussion about technology in schools. Everyone agrees it’s a good thing. For example, the U.K. government has made its position clear: Teach children how to code and write programs as much as using IT to enhance coursework. Parents also want their kids to use the same tablet technologies that they use at home, and many are willing to let their children do their homework on the…
  • NFL Player Comparison Tool for fans, fanatics

    Curated by Tech Page One
    29 Aug 2014 | 10:30 am
    You don’t need to know every detail about NFL players to win a fantasy draft. All you need is the NFL Player Comparison Tool, analytical insights, and a little luck. The post NFL Player Comparison Tool for fans, fanatics appeared first on Tech Page One.
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  • The Soderberghian style, sex, and settings of 'Out Of Sight'

    1 Sep 2014 | 5:23 am
    The Soderberghian style, sex, and settings of 'Out Of Sight': Noel Murray: We should acknowledge how great George Clooney is in this movie. Jennifer Lopez is wonderful too—so much so that it’s a shame she didn’t stay the course as a movie star, rather than focusing so much of her energy on pop music—but Clooney has had such a strong post-Out Of Sight career that it’s easy to forget how this film righted his reputation. He’d made a ton of money with the first couple of films he starred in after leaving the TV series ER, but few critics took him seriously as an actor. Around the…
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    31 Aug 2014 | 1:55 pm
    haplishe: The New Pornographers - Champions Of Red Wine Очень тематично, очень 8)) So good.
  • "Hard to tell, really."

    31 Aug 2014 | 10:10 am
    "Hard to tell, really.": Clay Shirky on the death of newspapers: When the Tribune Company recently got rid of their newspapers, the New York Times ran the story under a headline “The Tribune Company’s publishing unit is being spun off, as the future of print remains unclear.” The future of print remains what? Try to imagine a world where the future of print is unclear: Maybe 25 year olds will start demanding news from yesterday, delivered in an unshareable format once a day. Perhaps advertisers will decide “Click to buy” is for wimps. Mobile phones: could be a fad. After all,…
  • China Invents Cinema Hell

    31 Aug 2014 | 9:47 am
    China Invents Cinema Hell: Amy Qin on the latest cinema trend emerging in China: The new “bullet screen,” or danmu, model of movie-watching that has recently been introduced in select theaters in China can perhaps be most pithily summed up with the title of the 2010 Chinese action comedy “Let the Bullets Fly.” In this case, the bullets don’t refer to actual bullets, but to text messages that audience members send via their mobile phones while watching the film. The messages are then projected onto the screen, so that at any given time the scene may be overlaid with multiple…
  • "You pay $150 billion for that, and it’s a lot of risk. You might never make any money. The Clippers..."

    30 Aug 2014 | 8:38 am
    “You pay $150 billion for that, and it’s a lot of risk. You might never make any money. The Clippers make money, and they’re going to make more money. As a multiple of earnings, you’re paying less than you are for almost every tech stock. You have very limited downside because there will never be more than two teams in Los Angeles.” - Steve Ballmer, comparing investing his money in the Los Angeles Clippers versus tech stocks.
 
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  • The Passenger Pigeon: A Century of Extinction

    samzenpus
    1 Sep 2014 | 5:13 am
    An anonymous reader writes On September 1, 1914, Martha, the last passenger pigeon was found dead in her aviary at the Cincinnati Zoo. When the first European settlers arrived in North America at least one of every four birds on the continent was a passenger pigeon, making them the most numerous birds in North America, and perhaps in the world. From the article: "But extinction apparently doesn't ring with the finality it used to. Researchers are working to 'de-extinct' the bird. They got their hands on some of the 1,500 or so known passenger pigeon specimens and are hoping to resurrect the…
  • Hacker Disrupts New Zealand Election Campaign

    samzenpus
    1 Sep 2014 | 2:10 am
    An anonymous reader writes New Zealand is facing its weirdest election ever with a hacker calling himself "Rawshark" progressively dumping emails hacked from a controversial blogger. This weekend, revelations forced the resignation of one Government minister and nobody knows what will drop next. Emails revealed that the blogger, called "Whale Oil", was in contact with both a government minister in charge of New Zealand's white collar crime investigations unit and with a PR man acting for a founder of a failed finance company then under investigation.Read more of this story at Slashdot.
  • Apple Said To Team With Visa, MasterCard On iPhone Wallet

    samzenpus
    31 Aug 2014 | 11:04 pm
    An anonymous reader writes with news about a possible partnership between Apple and major credit card companies. Apple plans to turn its next iPhone into a mobile wallet through a partnership with major payment networks, banks and retailers, according a person familiar with the situation. The agreement includes Visa, MasterCard, and American Express and will be unveiled on Sept. 9 along with the next iPhone, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the talks are private. The new iPhone will make mobile payment easier by including a near-field communication chip for the first…
  • Grand Ayatollah Says High Speed Internet Is "Against Moral Standards"

    samzenpus
    31 Aug 2014 | 8:08 pm
    An anonymous reader writes A Grand Ayatollah in Iran has determined that access to high-speed and 3G Internet is "against Sharia" and "against moral standards." However, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani, plans to renew licenses and expand the country’s 3G cellular phone network. A radical MP associated with the conservative Resistance Front, warned: “If the minister continues to go ahead with increasing bandwidth and Internet speed, then we will push for his impeachment and removal from the cabinet.” “We will vigorously prevent all attempts by the [communication]…
  • XKCD Author's Unpublished Book Remains a Best-Seller For 5 Months

    samzenpus
    31 Aug 2014 | 4:59 pm
    destinyland writes Tuesday is the official release date for the newest book from the geeky cartoonist behind XKCD — yet it's already become one of Amazon's best-selling books. Thanks to a hefty pre-order discount, one blogger notes that it's appeared on Amazon's list of hardcover best-sellers since the book was first announced in March, and this weekend it remains in the top 10. Randall Munroe recently announced personal appearances beginning this week throughout the U.S. (including Cambridge, New York, Seattle, and the San Francisco Bay Area) — as well as a Google Hangout on…
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  • Apple Claim Chowder: Killers

    John Kirk
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:18 am
    With an Apple Event fast approaching, I’m reviewing critiques of past Apple Events to see how accurate they were. Turns out, not very. Critique is needed and welcome. Repeated errors? Not so much. Killers There is a long, sordid history of products being introduced as iPod, iPhone, and iPad Killers. You know the deal. Product “X” is introduced and it will be an Apple Killer because hypothetical products of the future are always superior to Apple products of today, yada, yada, yada. The problem with this theory is that repeated experience has shown that it just ain’t…
  • The 5.5 Inch iRemote For The Apple Home

    Brian S Hall
    1 Sep 2014 | 12:11 am
    You want to talk about Apple. I understand. They are the biggest tech company in the world. Their products are used by hundreds of millions. Oh, and next week there’s — OMG! — a major Apple event, not at Moscone Center in San Francisco but at Flint Center in Cupertino, the very same location where the original Mac was introduced and where the phoenix-like (i)Mac was introduced, and this can only mean… A new Mac? How can that be? We are all expecting an iWatch. And a large, new iPhone. Two! Some of us are even expecting an iPad XL, complete with badly needed…
  • Mobile Payments: On the Cusp of A New Era

    Ben Bajarin
    31 Aug 2014 | 2:46 pm
    This is the text from the Insiders Big Picture Newsletter that get’s signed up. If you aren’t getting the Insiders Newsletter, be sure to check your SPAM filter. If you are new to Insiders and have not yet signed up, you can use the Insider Newsletter blue button on the right. I hope everyone downloaded and… This content is for Insider Monthly and Insider Yearly members only. Visit the site and log in/register to read.
  • Apple Claim Chowder: Events

    John Kirk
    31 Aug 2014 | 8:14 am
    With an Apple Event fast approaching, I’m reviewing critiques of past Apple events to see how accurate they were. Turns out, not very. Critique is needed and welcome. Repeated errors? Not so much. Events A book is a mirror; if an ass peers into it, you cannot expect an apostle to peer out. ~ George Christoph Lichtenberg An Apple event is a mirror too. If an ass peers into it, you cannot expect an apostle to peer out. Prophesy is a good line of business, but it is full of risks. ~ Mark Twain WHAT WOULD JOBS DO? Ever since Steve Jobs’ death, there has been an unfortunate tendency by…
  • Apple Claim Chowder: Introduction

    John Kirk
    30 Aug 2014 | 5:12 am
    Apple has scheduled an Event for Tuesday, September 9, 2014. Apple’s Events attract critics the way a trailer park attracts tornados. Good analysis and insightful critiques are expected and welcome, however many critics merely repeat the same discredited arguments over and over and over again. Some people simply never learn from their mistakes. Which reminds me of a joke: An Apple critic with two very red ears went to his doctor. The doctor asked him what had happened. “I was ironing a shirt and the phone rang,” he said. “But instead of picking up the phone, I accidentally picked…
 
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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

    31 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    You may have seen a skier, biker or runner wearing one of those GoPro action cameras but now they're for the dogs, too. The story is today's TECH TALK. (Magid, self-ID)
  • TECH TALK

    28 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    If you're like a lot of people, your smart phone battery could be out of juice before the sun goes down. TECH TALK has some suggestions for keeping it alive.
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    27 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Amazon has spent nearly a billion dollars to buy Twitch -- a website that streams people playing video games. The story is today's TECH TALK. (Magid, self-ID)
  • TECH TALK

    26 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The makers of Jawbone, a fitness tracker that also measures sleep patterns, discovered that 93% of their users within 15 miles of the Napa earthquake woke up from the shock and most stayed up all night. The story is today's TECH TALK. (Magid, self-ID)
  • TECH TALK

    25 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Twitter is reportedly getting ready to let people make purchases directly from their feed. The story is today's TECH TALK. (Magid, self-ID)
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    TechCrunch

  • JUMP Cable Is The Right Smartphone Charger For Forgetful People

    Catherine Shu
    31 Aug 2014 | 10:33 pm
     Like many other users, the battery on my iPhone tends to die right before the end of the day. One obvious solution is to use a case like the Mophie, but I don’t like increasing the size of my phone. Another is to carry a battery charger around with me, but unfortunately, I am just too dunderheaded to remember an extra device. Read More
  • Startup Mentors — How Do You Filter Out The Good, The Bad And The Ugly?

    Mike Butcher
    31 Aug 2014 | 7:19 pm
     In light of the recent brouhaha over the actions of a particular European investor who had a habit of attaching himself to accelerators as a ‘mentor’, it seems an appropriate time to do a quick rundown on the kinds of things entrepreneurs need to look for in genuine potential mentor to them and their companies. Because, in case you have been hiding under a rock, there a lot of… Read More
  • Microsoft Continues Its Campaign Against A US Warrant Demanding Overseas Data

    Alex Wilhelm
    31 Aug 2014 | 5:13 pm
     A search warrant commanding Microsoft to turn over certain customer email data that is currently stored overseas was unfrozen late this week. The company declined to comply. In a statement, Microsoft said that it “will not be turning over the email and plans to appeal.” This protest act by Microsoft, arguing that domestic warrants should not be able to command access to data… Read More
  • AnandTech Founder Anand Shimpi Is Heading To Apple

    Ryan Lawler
    31 Aug 2014 | 4:34 pm
     A day after announcing his retirement from writing, it’s come to light that veteran journalist Anand Shimpi will soon be joining Apple. The move, which was first reported by Re/code earlier today, was confirmed by the company. Read More
  • Typing Writer Turns Your iPad Into A Typewriter (And No, It Wasn’t Created By Tom Hanks)

    Anthony Ha
    31 Aug 2014 | 4:05 pm
     A couple of weeks ago, Hanx Writer, a typewriter app from movie star Tom Hanks, shot to the top of the Apple App Store. I guess there must be something in the air, because it’s not the only iPad-into-typewriter app to launch recently. There’s also Typing Writer, an app created by Stephen Elliott, founder of the literary website The Rumpus, along with Eli Horowitz, Chris Ying,… 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

  • Most Businesses Still Don't Budget for Mobile Technology

    BusinessNewsDaily
    1 Sep 2014 | 4:15 am
    The use of mobile technology has likely helped to improve your business in many ways, but are you saving room in your budget for it? Probably not, according to a new study from accounting solutions provider Sage North America. Businesses in the construction, food and beverage; and manufacturing and distribution industries overwhelmingly agreed that mobile technology has positively impacted their businesses, the study reported. However, the vast majority of those businesses are simply purchasing mobile solutions when they need them, without setting an annual budget for them. In the…
  • Implanted Sensor Could Monitor Glaucoma and Prevent Blindness

    The Conversation
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:15 am
    Scientists have proposed a way to monitor glaucoma using a tiny device implanted in the eye. Readings from the device could be monitored by a smartphone. The technology could help prevent some people from going blind. Glaucoma describes a group of eye diseases in which there is progressive damage to the optic nerve. This nerve connects the retina to the brain, and damage to it causes a person to lose peripheral vision. What makes glaucoma a dangerous disease, however, is that this sort of vision loss is asymptomatic. So people often do not know they are suffering from loss of peripheral…
  • New Round of Ukraine Talks to Be Held in Belarus

    The Associated Press
    1 Sep 2014 | 2:41 am
    MOSCOW — With a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine about to start, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called on the participants to push for a cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and separatist forces. The talks between the so-called contact group are being held Monday in Minsk, the Belarusian capital. See also: Ukraine and Russia Are Closer Than Ever to All-Out War Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov also said Russia would not intervene militarily in Ukraine, defying reports by the Ukrainian government, NATO and Western nations that Russia has already sent…
  • There Are No Descendants Left From the First Eskimos

    LiveScience
    1 Sep 2014 | 2:15 am
    Ancient human DNA is shedding light on the peopling of the Arctic region of the Americas, revealing that the first people there did not leave any genetic descendants in the New World, unlike previously thought. The study's researchers suggest the first group of people in the New World Arctic may have lived in near-isolation for more than 4,000 years because of a mindset that eschewed adopting new ideas. It remains a mystery why they ultimately died off, they added. The first people in the Arctic of the Americas may have arrived about 6,000 years ago, crossing the Bering Strait from Siberia.
  • Australia Government Buys Bombproof BMW Fleet for G20 Summit

    Jenni Ryall
    1 Sep 2014 | 1:59 am
    SYDNEY — The Australia Prime Minister has ordered a fleet of bombproof BMWs to protect leaders during the G20 summit this year. The $6.2 million fleet can withstand AK47 fire, attacks with explosive devices or armour-piercing weapons. See also: The 12 Most Expensive Cars at the New York Auto Show "The optimised-armour plates are made from an incredibly strong special steel, and fit the bodywork of the car like a second skin," car manufacturer BMW said on their website. "And reducing the number of components also increases the level of protection for the occupants, as there are far fewer…
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    Techdirt

  • This Week In Techdirt History

    Leigh Beadon
    31 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Five Years Ago... This week in 2009 we (along with the rest of the web) had a lot of posts about newspapers. We asked how they could claim to be serving the public while shutting that public out with paywalls; we noted that comparing the dollar value of print and digital readers was missing the point; and we called out CNN for ripping off the reporting of others while crowing about "parasitic aggregators." We watched as news organizations fought with sports leagues over various fees for access and reporting, and mused about the possibility of sports betting as a revenue stream for US…
  • Awesome Stuff: Lock It Up

    Leigh Beadon
    30 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    This week's awesome stuff is all about security, but not of the "cyber" variety. No, we're taking a look at some brand new takes on good old fashioned locks. Lock Your Mail! Though technology has drastically changed the role of snail mail in the world, that doesn't mean the latter can't benefit from the former. The wi-fi enabled Smart Mailbox is designed to offer convenient security (it locks and unlocks via smartphone app) and plain old convenience (it can notify you inside when new mail has arrived). And despite American preconceptions about us not even bothering to lock our doors, it's…
  • As Expected, Aereo Pleads Its Case For Survival

    Mike Masnick
    29 Aug 2014 | 7:39 pm
    Aereo is back in a district court trying its "okay, fine, you say we look like a duck, we'll act like a duck" explanation so that it can stay in business and pay the statutory rates for a cable company. As you hopefully know by now, this is in response to the Supreme Court's "you're a cable company!" ruling. The broadcasters, of course, just want Aereo to die, so they claim that even if the Supreme Court declared it a cable company, the company still can't pay statutory rates. Aereo tried to skip the district court and go straight to the appeals court, but that attempt was (probably…
  • Awesomeness: Millions Of Public Domain Images Being Put Online

    Mike Masnick
    29 Aug 2014 | 5:57 pm
    Here's some nice news. Kalev Leetaru has been liberating a ton of public domain images from books and putting them all on Flickr. He's been going through Internet Archive scans of old, public domain books, isolating the images, and turning them into individual images. Because, while the books and images are all public domain, very few of the images have been separated from the books and released in a digital format. To achieve his goal, Mr Leetaru wrote his own software to work around the way the books had originally been digitised. The Internet Archive had used an optical character…
  • DailyDirt: Protein Is Protein...?

    Michael Ho
    29 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Some foods are considered delicacies, but some edible stuff can be just strange or disgusting. It's actually a bit puzzling how some ingredients and dishes are created. Sure, some weird food items are simply the result of people eating something to avoid starvation, but not always. Here are a few more kinds of protein you might want to try to eat someday. A traditional dish from Greenland called kiviaq is made from fermented birds sealed in the skin of a seal. Clearly, this meal was concocted as a way to preserve meat, and it's not so strange to people who are accustomed to eating it. [url]…
 
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    The Register

  • Wonderful wizard of WOS daddy DDN moves into big data

    Chris Mellor
    1 Sep 2014 | 5:02 am
    We're talking profits, baby Comment  HPC and supercomputer storage company Data Direct Networks (DDN) says its move into enterprise big data is providing a bridge to profits, with 100 per cent revenue growth.…
  • Second hacking crew joins Syrian Electronic Army on Team Assad

    John Leyden
    1 Sep 2014 | 4:42 am
    Malware Team might even be an offshoot, say researchers A second hacking crew has weighed into the conflict in Syria on the side of embattled Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.…
  • Chumps stump up $1 MEELLLION for watch that doesn't exist

    Simon Rockman
    1 Sep 2014 | 4:18 am
    By the way, I have a really nice bridge you might like... An Indiegogo project to build a watch that projects its display onto your hand has blown the doors off its target by raising a million dollars in funding – even though no functional device has yet been built.…
  • Woe, Daddy! GoDaddy customers wail as hosting service GOES TITSUP

    Kelly Fiveash
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:56 am
    Support team swamped by calls as websites die Hosting outfit GoDaddy is suffering what appears to be a pretty widespread outage hitting website operators in the UK this morning.…
  • China: You, Microsoft. Office-Windows 'compatibilty'. You have 20 days to explain

    Brid-Aine Parnell
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:32 am
    Told to cough up more details as antitrust probe goes deeper China's antitrust regulator has given Microsoft 20 days to hand over a written explanation of how the Windows OS works together with the bundled Office software suite as part of its probe into the firm’s alleged monopoly activities.…
 
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    Digital Trends

  • Drone video shows how Apple’s futuristic ‘spaceship’ campus is taking shape

    Trevor Mogg
    1 Sep 2014 | 4:15 am
    Aerial footage posted on the Web recently by a drone enthusiast shows how construction work on Apple's so-called 'spaceship' campus is coming along, and also reveals the sheer scale of the ambitious project. The post Drone video shows how Apple’s futuristic ‘spaceship’ campus is taking shape appeared first on Digital Trends.
  • Emojli: ‘Silly’ messaging app that only uses emojis officially launches

    Trevor Mogg
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:45 am
    A messaging app where you can communicate using only emojis has officially launched. Emojli, which hit 70,000 sign-up requests soon after the app was announced, is the work of two Brit friends, who both agree it's a "silly idea." The post Emojli: ‘Silly’ messaging app that only uses emojis officially launches appeared first on Digital Trends.
  • Wearables don’t just let us compete with strangers, they let us peep on them too

    Brian Heater
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:15 am
    Wearable fitness trackers let us learn from the masses and compete with them, but they also hold worrying implications for our own personal data. Who else is looking at your data besides you? The post Wearables don’t just let us compete with strangers, they let us peep on them too appeared first on Digital Trends.
  • Apple inks deals with Amex and others for iPhone 6 mobile payments, report says

    Trevor Mogg
    1 Sep 2014 | 2:45 am
    Apple has reportedly inked deals with American Express and other financial services firms as part of an expected push into mobile payments with the launch next week of the iPhone 6. The post Apple inks deals with Amex and others for iPhone 6 mobile payments, report says appeared first on Digital Trends.
  • Limited edition Leica MP Titanium comes to U.S., yours for $40,000

    Trevor Mogg
    1 Sep 2014 | 2:15 am
    Leica's limited edition MP Titanium camera has for the last four years been sold exclusively at its Ginza store in Tokyo. However, the Leica store in Miami is now offering one of the 150 units to US-based consumers, though it'll set you back a hefty $40,000. The post Limited edition Leica MP Titanium comes to U.S., yours for $40,000 appeared first on Digital Trends.
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    JesseLuna.com

  • Bulldog 25K at Malibu Creek State Park Race Report

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

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

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

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

    Jesse
    28 Apr 2014 | 10:38 pm
    The Ojai Half Marathon was my second half marathon, the first being the Santa To The Sea race in December. The Santa To The Sea was on a very flat course with an elevation loss but the Ojai race features a bounty of rolling hills. As part of my training for this race, I ran the last 3 miles of the race on one weekend and ran the larger loop part of the course last week. I’m glad I did the training runs and tracked my heart rate because it helped me create a plan of attack for the race. The Course The race starts at a small elementary school just outside of Ojai then it heads down…
 
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    Lifehacker

  • Send a “Pain Letter” to Get Noticed by a Hiring Manager

    Dave Greenbaum
    31 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm
    If you've ever applied for a corporate job and had to go through an online application process, you know it's rather impersonal. You'll lose the ability to stand out among applicants. Try sending a letter directly to the hiring manager telling them you understand their challenges.Read more...
  • Decryptolocker Saves You From the Popular Cryptolocker Ransomware

    Dave Greenbaum
    31 Aug 2014 | 3:00 pm
    Cryptolocker is a nasty piece of malware that encrypts the files on your computer and holds them ransom. If you don't pay for a code to unlock the files, you don't get them back. FireEye and Fox-IT recently launched a tool to help users get their files back.Read more...
  • Check Out the Best From This Week's Open Thread

    Dave Greenbaum
    31 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm
    Where can I look for clients as a young licensed architect? What suggestions do you have for making my own t-shirt? How can I easily find and remove duplicate pictures in Windows? When should I tell a dealer I'm paying cash for a car? What do you think of metal-box based (pod) moving services? How can I track information on my projects and create reports for my editorial team? What books or software would you recommend for a amateur graphic designer? How can I learn how to use a Cisco 2921 router? What suggestions do you have for interviewing at an IT consulting firm? Read more...
  • Introduce Yourself with Your Full Name So People Will Remember It

    Dave Greenbaum
    31 Aug 2014 | 1:00 pm
    At a networking event, we often introduce ourselves with just our first name. Instead, try using your full name so people can remember it easier.Read more...
  • Notable PDF Edits PDFs From Within Chrome

    Dave Greenbaum
    31 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Chrome: Notable PDF is a Chrome extension lets you edit PDF files from within the Chrome browser. This extension works offline, too, so it's a great add-on for Chromebooks.Read more...
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    Gigaom

  • Web banking service Holvi tests API for integrating other services with its platform

    David Meyer
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:00 am
    The Finnish company is gunning for makers and small businesses that want a web-centric kind of checking account with functionality ranging from web shops to invoicing, and with the ability to integrate with third-party services like Dropbox and Mailchimp Web banking service Holvi tests API for integrating other services with its platform originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…
  • Apple hires prominent tech blogger Anand Lal Shimpi

    David Meyer
    1 Sep 2014 | 2:13 am
    Apple has hired Anand Lal Shimpi, the founder of hardcore nuts-and-bolts tech website AnandTech. Shimpi announced his retirement from tech publishing on the weekend, 18 years after he began blogging at age 14 – Ryan Smith is the new editor in chief at AnandTech, a publication […] Apple hires prominent tech blogger Anand Lal Shimpi originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…
  • Seven signs your hair is on fire: The challenges of scaling Hadoop

    Raymie Stata, Altiscale
    31 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Scaling Hadoop can be an enormously tricky process. Here are seven common problems and ways to solve them. Seven signs your hair is on fire: The challenges of scaling Hadoop originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…
  • A fun exercise in speculation: Would I buy Apple’s rumored products?

    Mark Crump
    31 Aug 2014 | 10:30 am
    Apple's upcoming September 9th event is likely to introduce as many as three new types of Apple products. Based on the rumors and reports, which ones would I buy? A fun exercise in speculation: Would I buy Apple’s rumored products? originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…
  • The race for your files continues, as Amazon Zocalo comes online

    Barb Darrow
    31 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am
    The week in cloud: Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Dropbox and Amazon all want your business and personal files in their respective clouds so they can then sell you more stuff. Storage price cuts are flying -- but make sure you watch pricing of other services. The race for your files continues, as Amazon Zocalo comes online originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…
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    Gizmodo

  • You Won't Be Able to Find a Book in This Beautiful New Library

    Jamie Condliffe
    1 Sep 2014 | 4:00 am
    You're looking into Florida Polytechnic University's new library. Light, bright, beautiful curves and... there's not a single book on its shelves?Read more...
  • The Top Ten Reasons Why Apple Rejects Apps

    Gary Cutlack - Gizmodo UK
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:33 am
    Some of the mystery behind Apple's app rejection decisions has been solved. Now, the powers-that-be behind the App Store have finally revealed why software is so often rejected. You might be surprised by how mundane its reason are.Read more...
  • Just look at this majestic image of light and dark in our Universe.

    Jamie Condliffe
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:00 am
    Just look at this majestic image of light and dark in our Universe. The latest image from the Hubble Space Telescope, it shows young stellar objects, a number of bright stars and a reflection of the nebula known as [B77] 63. Ain't it pretty.ESARead more...
  • Whatsapp for Android Wear is finally out of beta, which means that you can now add Whatsapp notifica

    Pranav Dixit
    1 Sep 2014 | 2:15 am
    Whatsapp for Android Wear is finally out of beta, which means that you can now add Whatsapp notifications and voice messaging to the list of things your new-fangled smartwatch can do. [Android Police]Read more...
  • Scientist Are Now Using Magnets To Detect Malaria

    Pranav Dixit
    1 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am
    Malaria is a hard disease to treat — but it's even harder to detect. A new breakthrough uses a technology similar to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that essentially detects parasite poop in the blood of infected patients to provide a reliable diagnosis. Read more...
 
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    Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News

  • This 'Find My iPhone' exploit could be to blame for celebrity photo hacks

    1 Sep 2014 | 4:32 am
  • Watch this Batman-inspired remix of 'The Incredibles' trailer

    1 Sep 2014 | 4:29 am
    Dark, gritty, and violent, yet thoughtful and thought-provoking — such has been the style of Christopher Nolan's Batman films, and it has now been applied to Pixar's 2004 superhero movie The Incredibles. The resulting trailer mixes music from The Dark Knight with a menacing voiceover from antihero Syndrome to build up tension toward an explosive, though inconclusive, finale. Whereas the family-friendly original reached its predictable happy ending, this darker reimagining of The Incredibles leaves you guessing as to the eventual fate of the superhero protagonists.
  • Watch this Batman-inspired remix of 'The Incredibles' trailer

    1 Sep 2014 | 4:29 am
    Dark, gritty, and violent, yet thoughtful and thought-provoking — such has been the style of Christopher Nolan's Batman films, and it has now been applied to Pixar's 2004 superhero movie The Incredibles. The resulting trailer mixes music from The Dark Knight with a menacing voiceover from antihero Syndrome to build up tension toward an explosive, though inconclusive, finale. Whereas the family-friendly original reached its predictable happy ending, this darker reimagining of The Incredibles leaves you guessing as to the eventual fate of the superhero protagonists.
  • Sony wooing Japanese to PS4 with Dragon Quest

    1 Sep 2014 | 4:16 am
    TOKYO (AP) — Sony is trying to woo Japanese game fans to the PlayStation 4 home console that went on sale in November in the U.S. and Europe, but didn't arrive at stores here until February.
  • 'Summer Lesson' is the questionable Project Morpheus VR title from the 'Tekken' team

    1 Sep 2014 | 3:42 am
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  • JUMP Cable Is The Right Smartphone Charger For Forgetful People

    Catherine Shu
    31 Aug 2014 | 10:33 pm
     Like many other users, the battery on my iPhone tends to die right before the end of the day. One obvious solution is to use a case like the Mophie, but I don’t like increasing the size of my phone. Another is to carry a battery charger around with me, but unfortunately, I am just too dunderheaded to remember an extra device. Read More
  • Apple’s New Spaceship HQ Doesn’t Look Like A Spaceship Yet, But It’s Huge

    Jordan Crook
    31 Aug 2014 | 3:24 pm
     Apple’s new spaceship-style campus is one of the last things on the company’s mind right now, with the iPhone launch looming just over the horizon. However, that hasn’t stopped some curious folks from peeking around over at the construction site. YouTuber jmcminn has captured video on a GoPro Hero 3+ using a Phantom 2 drone, and the end result shows us the foundation of… Read More
  • Intel’s CEO Envisions A Future Where Wearables Don’t Look Like Wearables — And It’s Not That Far Away

    Ryan Lawler
    30 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm
     Intel CEO Brian Krzanich foresees a day when a wearable is no longer seen a one-size-fits-all device that you put on your wrist. That day could be coming sooner rather than later, as Intel-based wearable products will likely be shown off in the coming weeks at NY Fashion Week. Read More
  • DrinkMate Is A Tiny, Plug-In Breathalyzer For Android Devices

    Natasha Lomas
    30 Aug 2014 | 8:47 am
     Devices that plug into smartphones to augment the built-in sensors with additional smarts are continuing to make their way to market, many fueled by crowdfunding. Here’s another contender aiming to extend the capability of Android smartphones: a teeny breathalyzer called DrinkMate, currently seeking $40,000 on Kickstarter to make it to market by December. Read More
  • Niall Is Making Luxury Watches In Kansas City

    John Biggs
    29 Aug 2014 | 1:48 pm
     When you think of Kansas City a few things come to mind: barbecue, blues, and Étienne de Veniard, Sieur de Bourgmont, the first Frenchman to settle the area and his excellent treatise “Exact Description of Louisiana, of Its Harbors, Lands and Rivers, and Names of the Indian Tribes That Occupy It, and the Commerce and Advantages to Be Derived Therefrom for the Establishment of a… Read More
 
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  • More Rumors Suggest That Reversible Lightning Cable Will Not Ship With iPhone 6

    Tyler Lee
    1 Sep 2014 | 4:44 am
    We have been hearing rumors that Apple has plans for a reversible USB Lightning cable that is expected to make its debut with the iPhone 6. In some ways this doesn’t really come as a surprise given that Apple has patents for such a design in the past, although recent rumors seem to suggest that the accessory might not be making its debut with the iPhone 6. This is according to a new note from KGI Securities analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo (via AppleInsider) who notes that he doesn’t expect Apple to ship the new cable with the iPhone 6. He claims that the reason for this is apparently due to cost…
  • Blizzard Expects Hearthstone To Be Playable 10 Years From Now

    Tyler Lee
    1 Sep 2014 | 4:43 am
    When the World of Warcraft TCG came to an end, we’re sure many wondered if Blizzard would ever come up with another TCG and sure enough they did in the form of Hearthstone. Hearthstone, for those unfamiliar, is Blizzard’s latest game and it is a free-to-play title, although gamers have the option of paying for new packs of cards if they’d rather not grind for it. That being said, the game has taken off in a huge way and there are many prominent Hearthstone players at the moment, but given that the game started off pretty small, how big are Blizzard’s ambitions for the game? Speaking…
  • Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Confirmed For 2015 By Capcom

    Tyler Lee
    1 Sep 2014 | 4:42 am
    About a couple of weeks ago, an image for Resident Evil: Revelations 2 was spotted. The art was meant for a Xbox 360 cover which seemed to suggest that Capcom could be working on a new Resident Evil game that would be headed for current-gen consoles. Well if you were wondering, wonder no more because Capcom has officially announced the game. The company announced that Resident Evil: Revelations 2 is expected to see a release in early 2015. It was revealed at Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia’s press conference where it revealed that the game would be arriving on the PlayStation…
  • Grand Theft Auto V For PC, Xbox One, PS4 Not Delayed, According To Rockstar Support

    Tyler Lee
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:55 am
    There have been some rumors floating about that seems to have suggested that Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V for the PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 could have been delayed to 2015. Well if you were looking forward to getting your hands on the game, which has been scheduled for a release this fall, you can rest assured that the rumors are false. This is according to Rockstar support who replied on the official forums that there has been no delay, and that the release date has not changed. According to the post, “I’m also looking forward to the PC release, however this release date…
  • Sony Unveils Metallic Slime Edition PlayStation 4 Console

    Tyler Lee
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:54 am
    There is nothing wrong with the Sony PlayStation 4’s design at the moment. Some might disagree but in general it’s not like it’s a very ugly console to look at. That being said if you were looking for something a little more special, perhaps the Dragon Quest Metallic Slime Edition of the Sony PlayStation 4 could be of interest to you. To mark the release of Dragon Quest Heroes, Sony has announced that they will be releasing a special edition PS4 to commemorate the launch. As you can see in the image above, the entire console, including its controller, has been given a new coat of…
 
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  • The sub-$200 Windows 8.1 laptops are already here, thanks to this Acer E15 deal

    Adrian Diaconescu
    29 Aug 2014 | 11:40 am
    Looking for a fairly basic Windows computing machine at a Chromebook-rivaling price point? In the market for the perfect back to school gift? Then why wait weeks, maybe months until HP and Asus go ahead and release the Stream and cryptic F205TA when the Acer Aspire E15 can be had at, wait for it,… Continue reading The sub-$200 Windows 8.1 laptops are already here, thanks to this Acer E15 deal Related posts: Acer intros low-cost Aspire E11, V11 mini-laptops with Bay Trail chips Leaked: 3-in-1 Acer Aspire Switch convertible mini-laptop with Windows 8.1 Deal Alert: Toshiba Slashes the Prices…
  • Galaxy S4 on Sprint gets international WiFi calling

    Seth Fitzgerald
    29 Aug 2014 | 11:40 am
    Frequent international travelers will be happy to hear that Sprint is pushing out an update for the Galaxy S4 that will enable international WiFi calling. The Galaxy S4 is now the first device on Sprint’s Spark 4G LTE network to get international WiFi calling, but there could be some extra fees… Continue reading Galaxy S4 on Sprint gets international WiFi calling Related posts: Cricket announces international calling products Sprint outs International Mobile Hotspot, a ZTE device that connects 5 Wi-Fi devices One hour of free international calling via SkypeOut The post Galaxy S4 on…
  • Sony makes headway with US carriers as Xperia Z3 seems poised for Sprint

    Adrian Diaconescu
    29 Aug 2014 | 11:23 am
    For reasons that are really beyond our comprehension, Sony has never been able to appeal to America’s big four wireless carriers. With the worthy exception of T-Mobile, which was itself a little late to pick up the Xperia Z and Z1, the major networks inexplicably and stubbornly ignored Xperia devices over and over again, refusing to crack under the public pressures of innovation-savvy consumers. Sure, it’s not like… Continue reading Sony makes headway with US carriers as Xperia Z3 seems poised for Sprint Related posts: Sony Ericsson Xperia Play may launch with multiple US carriers…
  • Nokia Here maps launching on Samsung devices

    Seth Fitzgerald
    29 Aug 2014 | 11:23 am
    Once the Samsung Gear S smartwatch is released in October, users will be seeing Here for Android on the device instead of Google Maps. A licensing agreement between Samsung and Nokia has brought Nokia’s services to other Tizen devices, so this is just an extension of that pre-existing… Continue reading Nokia Here maps launching on Samsung devices Related posts: Nokia Maps makes its way to iOS and Android Nokia brings offline maps to iOS and Android Nokia Maps now provides voice directions for iOS and Android The post Nokia Here maps launching on Samsung devices appeared first on…
  • Starfish app lets parents know when they left their kid in the car

    Joe Paone
    29 Aug 2014 | 9:33 am
    You hear it on the news way too often: A parent left his or her toddler locked in the car with the windows up on a broiling hot day, just so the parent can run into a bar or casino or supermarket. What if there were an app that reminded them that they are a terrible parent and they better fix the situation immediately? That's where an ingenious new sensor/app combo, Starfish, comes in.Continue reading Starfish app lets parents know when they left their kid in the car Related posts: Starfish Technologies to Release Interactive Smartwatch New cell phone technologies give more control to parents…
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  • Peach OSI Is Fresh and Juicy

    Jack M. Germain
    29 Aug 2014 | 5:37 pm
    Peach OSI is a new Linux distro that stands apart from the crowd. Its first stable version was just released in June -- yet it displays more performance traits and sophistication than many Linux distros that have been searching for an audience for years. In the crowded Linux distro field, it is very rare to find a newcomer that is not like any of the others. It is also rare to see a first stable release offer the kind of smooth performance and expansive feature set as Peach OSI. Peach OSI is a great starting point for Linux newcomers.
  • Gadget Ogling: Sapphire Phones, Waterproof Reads, Connected Hats and a Runner's Salvation

    Kris Holt
    29 Aug 2014 | 10:30 am
    A current trend among smartphone makers is to thrust a sapphire screen onto the face. Among the 17 million rumors regarding the next iPhone is that it will feature such a display -- the camera and Touch ID components already feature sapphire. Until Apple reveals the truth about its next smartphone, other manufacturers, like Huawei, are jostling for sapphire-embossed market share. The new version of the Ascend P7 will give Huawei the first sapphire-screen smartphone, though it'll be more expensive than previous iterations.
  • Apple's About to Kick Mobile Payments Into High Gear

    Chris Maxcer
    29 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am
    Rumor has it that when Apple reveals its much-hyped iPhone 6 on Sept. 9, one of the features it will be trumpeting -- finally -- is near field communication. The NFC tech will enable mobile payments, Wired reported, citing sources "familiar with the matter." Wow. If this is true, it could be the catalyst that propels mobile payments into the mainstream. Right now, NFC features are commonly included on Android and Windows smartphones, but its usage is nowhere near common.
  • Samsung, LG Unveil Smartwatches With Sex Appeal

    Katherine Noyes
    28 Aug 2014 | 4:23 pm
    Samsung and LG both announced brand-new smartwatches on Wednesday in the run-up to next week's IFA 2014 consumer electronics trade show in Berlin. Featuring a sleek, curved Super AMOLED display along with 3G, Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity, the Samsung Gear S runs Tizen and allows users to make and receive phone calls. Customizable screen options and changeable straps give users the ability to adjust the device's appearance to suit their taste and style.
  • Ralph Lauren Takes a Swing at Fitness Tech

    Rachelle Dragani
    28 Aug 2014 | 1:46 pm
    Ralph Lauren this week merged the tech and fashion worlds with a new smart Polo shirt. Knitted into the Polo Tech shirt's core are sensors that read biological and physiological information. The company partnered with Msignal to develop a "black box" that includes an accelerometer and gyroscope, which capture movement and direction. Data is captured and sent to the cloud, where it is analyzed using a set of algorithms. Out comes information on heart rate, respiration, stress level and energy output.
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  • Apple sets event for Sept. 9

    29 Aug 2014 | 7:28 am
    Apple has set Sept. 9 as the date for a big announcement.
  • Google reveals drone tests

    29 Aug 2014 | 7:28 am
    Google is the latest company to branch out into delivery by drone, it revealed today. The technology giant started running its first test flights earlier this month as part of Project Wing, a secretive, two-year-old program exploring drone delivery.
  • Google reveals secret drone delivery tests

    28 Aug 2014 | 5:22 pm
    Google is the latest company to branch out into delivery by drone, it revealed today. The technology giant started running its first test flights earlier this month as part of Project Wing, a secretive, two-year-old program exploring drone delivery.
  • It's official! Apple sets event for Sept. 9

    28 Aug 2014 | 9:42 am
    Apple has set Sept. 9 as the date for a big announcement.
  • Is bigger really better for Apple?

    28 Aug 2014 | 8:12 am
    After ceding the smartphone and tablet size war to competitors like Samsung for the past few years, it appears Apple had finally decided that bigger is better.
 
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  • Solar Plant Overcomes Fence Collapse Due to Vines

    31 Aug 2014 | 8:30 pm
    The Wako Group (Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture), which is engaged in entertainment facility management and real estate business, is operating two mega- (large-scale) solar power plants at industrial parks in Hiroshima Prefecture. They are the "Hiroshima By-Airport Industrial and Distribution Park Solar Power Plant" with 1.99MW output and the "Ujigami Industrial Park Solar Power Plant" with 2.98MW output.
  • Blue-violet LED Used to Sterilize Resistant Bacteria

    31 Aug 2014 | 5:10 pm
    A research group at Osaka City University succeeded in treating a skin ulcer infected with methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) by (1) the systemic administration of natural amino acid (5-aminolevulinic acid: ALA) and (2) a photodynamic therapy (PDT) using LED light.
  • [PV Panel Quality] Mitsubishi Electric's Focus on Weather Resistance

    29 Aug 2014 | 10:23 pm
    Shobara Solar Power Plant in Shobara City, Hiroshima Prefecture, has an output of 2MW while SoftBank Nagasaki Koyagi Solar Park in Koyagimachi, Nagasaki Prefecture, features 2.6MW output. The two mega (large-scale) solar power plants have something in common. Both of them incorporate monocrystalline silicon solar panels manufactured by Mitsubishi Electric Corp and PV inverters manufactured by Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corp (TMEIC).
  • Kyocera to Build World's Largest Floating Solar Plant

    29 Aug 2014 | 4:10 am
    Kyocera Corp announced Aug 29, 2014, that it will install one of the world's largest floating solar power plants in Kato City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan.
  • TDK Announces Large-displacement Piezoelectric Actuator for Engine Injectors

    28 Aug 2014 | 7:51 pm
    TDK Corp announced Aug 26, 2014, that it has developed a piezoelectric actuator whose displacement is 20% larger than that of its previous piezoelectric actuator.
 
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  • QUIZ ANSWERS ISSUE 352

    Roberti
    21 Aug 2014 | 8:30 am
    Blog Aug 21, 2014 QUIZ ANSWERS 352 1 Jimmy Wales 2 2001 3 500 million 4 Quick 5 Klingon (there was one, but it was closed in 2005) 6 Vernon Kay 7 A black macaque monkey 8 4.6 million 9 [citation needed] 10 Denshaw 11 130,858 12 The Bicholim Conflict 13 46GB 14 20 per cent 15 List of law clerks of the Supreme Court of the United States PICTURE QUIZ A Crying B Tea C Love D Rain E Surprise
  • Thank you for buying Issue 347

    Roberti
    5 Jun 2014 | 2:48 am
    Blog Jun 17, 2014 As a little thank you for buying Issue 347 of Web User, here's our favourite new online video. Hope you enjoy it! Video of KEYBOARD CAT 96 TEARS Issue 348 is out on 2 July. We'd love it if you bought that too.
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    Roberti
    22 May 2014 | 5:48 am
    Blog Jun 3, 2014 As a little thank you for buying Issue 346 of Web User, here's our favourite new online video. Hope you enjoy it! Video of Dancing Bats Broadcast legal Issue 347 is out on 18 June. We'd love it if you bought that too. Internet
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    Roberti
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    Blog May 20, 2014 As a little thank you for buying Issue 345 of Web User, here's our favourite new online video. Hope you enjoy it! Video of Rock Climbing Bears Issue 346 is out on 4 June. We'd love it if you bought that too.
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    Blog May 7, 2014 As a little thank you for buying Issue 344 of Web User, here's our favourite new online video. Hope you enjoy it! Video of 人参で顔が変わっちゃったハムスター(Hamster face changes) Issue 345 is out on 21 May. We'd love it if you bought that too.
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  • Five security lessons from ‘Mars Attacks!’

    Bill Brenner
    28 Aug 2014 | 4:32 pm
    If you look closely, the 1996 Tim Burton film “Mars Attacks!” offers us a few security lessons. Let the following clip play as I run through some examples… Lesson 1: If you release a white dove over someone’s head before you verify who you’re dealing with, you have failed to practice due diligence. The resulting bad press could damage your brand. Lesson 2: Regarding Jack Nicholson’s speech about two out of three branches of the government still working: Layers of security may be smart, but if it’s badly configured and government-issued, it…
  • 5 Things a Revere, MA Upbringing Taught Me About Infosec

    Bill Brenner
    27 Aug 2014 | 12:48 pm
    Growing up in Revere, Mass., taught me some very simple lessons about information security. Note: When people hear the name Revere, they think of these things: Paul Revere’s ride, guns, the IROC-Z automobile, lots of gold chains and language that doesn’t include the letter r at the end of a word. Information security? You probably think I’ve lost what little sanity I had. But I’m serious. Revere incident 1: Me and two friends are followed a quarter-mile up the beach and pounced upon because I apparently said something someone mistook as an insult against his…
  • The Stupid, It Burns

    Dave Lewis
    25 Aug 2014 | 8:55 am
    There are times where I just marvel at the abject stupidity of some folks. Case in point was the posting on Pastebin over the weekend where a group of “hackers” (wow, I use that term lightly) calling themselves “Wycked” posted a database dump from McDonald’s Malaysia. The premise being that they compromised the site. Small problem with that however. You see, the “Havij Injection Project” already posted that same database dump in February 2012. Don’t piss on my leg and tell me that it is raining. The stupid, it burns. The post The Stupid, It…
  • Privacy under fire: Aaron Sorkin saw it coming in 1999

    Bill Brenner
    24 Aug 2014 | 1:08 pm
    I’ve long been a fan of “The West Wing,” which follows the drama of fictional president Josiah Bartlet and his senior staff. The series launched well before the privacy debates that are now the norm. But series creator Aaron Sorkin was way ahead of his time all those years ago when he focused on Internet privacy in the season one episode “The Short List.” In the episode, Bartlet has nominated a man for the Supreme Court whose writings suggest a lack of regard for Americans’ right to privacy. During a heated Oval Office discussion, presidential advisor Sam…
  • 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…
 
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  • Xiaomi Piston Headphones to be sold at Php 695

    Joey
    28 Aug 2014 | 9:51 pm
    Aside from the Redmi 1S, Xiaomi’s Piston in-ear h […] You might also like: AKG Headphones and Earphones Goes on Sale Hugo Barra talks about Mi 3, Redmi 1s, Redmi Note, Mi Pad and Xiaomi Philippines Launch BOSE Clearance Sale Big Discounts on Headphones and Speakers
  • Xiaomi’s Redmi 1S priced at Php 5,599, goes on sale September 4

    Joey
    28 Aug 2014 | 9:34 pm
    Xiaomi last night announced that it will be offering th […] You might also like: Hugo Barra talks about Mi 3, Redmi 1s, Redmi Note, Mi Pad and Xiaomi Philippines Launch Xiaomi Redmi Complete Specs Xiaomi Redmi Note Complete Specs
  • Globe Slipstream Schedule and Race Map

    Joey
    28 Aug 2014 | 8:20 pm
    Globe Slipstream Driving Exhibition feat. Lotus F1 race […] You might also like: Globe failed to get approval from Tonino Lamborghini to use their brand? Canon treats media partners to an Amazing Race, previews new printers as well Globe all set for iPhone 3G midnight rush
  • BOSE Clearance Sale Big Discounts on Headphones and Speakers

    Tetel
    28 Aug 2014 | 1:05 am
    To audio enthusiasts, Bose will be having a sale event […] You might also like: Clearance Sale on Bose, Beats, and other high-end audio products on July 13-14 BOSE = buy other speakers elsewhere Bose Launches SoundTouch WiFi Music Systems
  • Get the 64 GB SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive for Php 2,639

    Joey
    27 Aug 2014 | 10:38 pm
    If you’re looking for a compact USB flash drive, then y […] You might also like: SanDisk Launches SanDisk Extreme PRO Premium, High-Performance USB 3.0 Flash Drive SanDisk Intros SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive Quick Look: SanDisk Mobile Ultra 16GB MicroSDHC UHS-I card
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  • Wine only protects your heart if you exercise, says study

    Diane Shipley
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:47 am
    Most of us have heard/celebrated the news that wine is good for heart health. But it turns out that it only works if you exercise too. Scientists started publishing research showing a link between drinking a glass or two of wine and a lowered risk of cardiovascular disease in the early 90s. Several studies have suggested that wine increases levels of HDL (high-density lipoprotein) cholesterol (that’s the good type, which strengthens blood vessels, reducing the risk of heart attack and stroke). Professor Milos Taborsky from the Czech Republic presented his team’s study ‘In Vino…
  • Mobile rumours: Nexus X pricing, HTC smartwatch release date, two Galaxy Note 4s?

    Tom Pritchard
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:11 am
    The world of mobile news is scary and complicated, with rumours flying about all over the place about what the many different companies are planning on doing. If you don’t know what you’re looking for then chances are you won’t get very far, so to ease your burden here are some of today’s biggest mobile rumours. 1. The Nexus X/6/Shamu’s price has reportedly leaked Indian export website Zauba has listed a number of smartphones sent into the country, and Shamu was one of them. According to the website the phone will cost 34,982 rupees, which is roughly £349. That’s not…
  • Apple rumours: Resolution “confirmed”, Healthkit data banned from ads, mobile payments

    Tom Pritchard
    1 Sep 2014 | 2:32 am
    Those Apple rumours just keep coming, especially coming up to the iPhone 6′s rumoured launch window, and keeping up with them all is proving to be a difficult task. To keep you up to speed, here is today’s round-up of the biggest Apple rumours and news. 1. Apple has banned developers from selling HealthKit data to advertisers Privacy is important, especially when it comes to your health, and Apple seems to agree now that it’s been revealed they’re preventing app developers from selling any HealthKit data to advertising agencies. The full policy reads: “[Developers] must…
  • How NOT to get motivated: Eight of the worst songs to run to #RunningWeek

    Holly Brockwell
    1 Sep 2014 | 1:40 am
    Chucking together a running playlist on the fly can be dangerous. Pumped up and eager to get moving, you throw a few favourite songs on a list, load it up and go. But not every song – no matter how much you love it – is good to run to. Here are the eight most-regretted additions to my playlist, and how you can do better. 8. Snow Patrol – Run With a title like that, you can see how ‘Run’ ended up on my playlist. I was in a hurry, it was in my starred songs list and I didn’t really think about what the actual song was like. Needless to say, when this plodded into my ears, my…
  • Computer scientists want to translate the internet into sign language

    Diane Shipley
    1 Sep 2014 | 1:34 am
    Computer scientists have developed a new way for the internet to transmit information to deaf people. Because speech is such an important part of language acquisition and ‘hearing’ words in our heads helps us learn to read and write, deaf people often struggle with written English. If, as many do, they learn to speak using sign language, their first language follows very different grammatical rules which can be a barrier to discovering all the joys of the internet (except cute animal videos, thank goodness). Some websites do have video translations of their text, but they’re in the…
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  • Microsoft rolls out Xbox One updates for SmartGlass, Media Player and more

    Stuart O'Connor
    29 Aug 2014 | 1:58 am
    Microsoft has got a head start on its roll-out of the September Xbox One system update that brings many new features and updates to the console. The latest firmware update, available now, adds a new media player app with improved media management, a new Party app, improvements to SmartGlass, and more. The Media Player will now play media from an attached USB drive, and Microsoft plans to support formats such as animated GIFs and MKV by the end of the year. In the future, it will also get DLNA support. The recent Xbox One August update introduced 3D Blu-ray support, remote purchasing of…
  • Apple announces September 9 event – iPhone 6 and iWatch on the way?

    Stuart O'Connor
    29 Aug 2014 | 12:20 am
    Apple will hold its highly-anticipated iPhone 6 launch event on September 9 at the Flint Centre for the Performing Arts in Cupertino, California, the company has announced. The invitations, sent to the world’s technology press on Thursday, features a close-up image of the top of the Apple logo and the tagline: “Wish we could say more.” As has been rumoured now for some months, it is expected that Apple will unveil a new larger iPhone with a 4.7-inch screen to compete with the bigger phones from rivals Samsung, LG, HTC and others. A second new phone with a 5.5-inch screen…
  • Google testing Project Wing drone delivery service

    Stuart O'Connor
    28 Aug 2014 | 11:48 pm
    Amazon is not the only company investigating the possibility of using drones to deliver goods to customers – now search giant Google is testing a drone delivery system. Google is conducting tests on Project Wing, a delivery-by-drone service, in Australia. The project is being developed by Google X, the company’s Califfornia-based tech research branch which is also responsible for its self-driving car. Google said it would take years of development to create a service with multiple vehicles flying multiple deliveries each day. The Project Wing tests have bee taking place near Warwick,…
  • Acer Liquid Jade smartphone and Liquid Leap wristband coming to UK

    Stuart O'Connor
    28 Aug 2014 | 6:18 am
    Acer has announced that its Liquid Leap smart wristband and Liquid Jade smartphone, first presented at Computex in Taipei in June, are now to be released in Europe after their debut at IFA in Berlin next week. The one-inch Liquid Leap bracelet can connect to the Jade smartphone over Bluetooth to access and control a range of functions such as music and the camera, as well as offering a range of fitness and health monitoring features. The Leap will be available in white, black, green, pink and orange. The Liquid Jade is a slim Android 4.4 phone with 5-inch screen, 13-megapixel rear camera and…
  • Samsung launches Gear S smartwatch with a curved display

    Stuart O'Connor
    28 Aug 2014 | 3:41 am
    Samsung has unveiled its newest wearable, the Gear S smartwatch that has a curved display. The Gear S features a 2-inch Super AMOLED display with 360×480 pixel resolution, and it runs Samsung’s own Tizen mobile OS. The watch is powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor, and features Bluetooth, wifi and 3G connectivity. Samsung says the Gear S has 4GB of internal storage and 512MB of RAM, IP67 dust and water resistance, and a 300mAh battery. On the software side of things, the Gear S has Nokia’s HERE navigation, and the watch also packs a wide array of sensors – including a…
 
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  • Deal of the Day: 3 Years VPN Unlimited Premium for 53 cents per month

    Andru Edwards
    29 Aug 2014 | 1:33 pm
    Today in the Gear Live Deals Shop we've got 70% off VPN Unlimited Premium as our Deal of the Day. For the next 6 days, VPN Unlimited is offering 3 years of VPN access for just $19. That is 36 months of VPN access, for roughly 53 cents per month. You’d be hard-pressed to find a better price anywhere. It’s a full account, so any upgrades or new features added over the next 3 years, you’d get access to them as well. For those curious what a VPN is, it is a Virtual Private Network. It allows you to connect to any website anytime you have Internet access.
  • Apple confirms September 9 iPhone 6 event with invitation

    Andru Edwards
    28 Aug 2014 | 11:13 am
    Apple has said that it plans to make 2014 a banner year for the company, offering its most impressive product line-up in company history. Well, the year's been relatively quiet, but that's about to change. The company has just sent out invitations for an Apple Event, set to take place on September 9, 2014. We've been pointing to this date for a few months as the day when the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6L will be announced, and it looks like that's exactly what's gonna go down. Additionally, it's been reported that Apple will also announce the long-awaited iWatch, a wearable…
  • 4 Ways to Protect Yourself from Laptop Theft

    Andru Edwards
    25 Aug 2014 | 1:54 pm
    As we close out Device Theft Awareness Month, we wanted to talk about laptop security. We've already covered the device theft statistics, alongside a bunch of ways to protect yourself from smartphone theft. Some may argue that notebooks are even more of a danger to lose than a smartphone, due to the vast amount of personal data stored on them that can be lost or fall into the wrong hands, as well as the cost of replacement. Let's talk about some of the ways to protect both your investment and your data. 1. Password protect your computer. Regardless of whether you use a PC, Mac, or…
  • Deal of the Day: 36% off Limefuel Lite USB battery pack

    Andru Edwards
    25 Aug 2014 | 1:10 pm
    Today in the Gear Live Deals Shop we've got 36% off the Limefuel Lite USB battery pack. Whenever I go on a trip, I make sure my Limefuel USB battery pack is in my bag. It's saved me on numerous occasions where my smartphone was about to run out of precious juice while on the go. Today our Deal of the Day brings you $20 off the Limefuel Lite USB battery pack. This one packs in 15,000mAh of power, which is enough to charge the average smartphone over 7 times from empty to full. Two USB ports mean you can charge multiple devices at once, and auto-on/auto-off preserves the…
  • 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…
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  • Redmi 1S to Launch in India at Rs 5,999 on September 2nd

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

    Vijay
    25 Aug 2014 | 9:45 am
    In this article, let’s talk about a device which is often referred as a 2014 flagship killer. Why is it called so?  This device is priced as a budget phone, but has the specs, features, design and user experience of a high end smartphone. That makes it worth the hype. OnePlus is a technology startup committed to bringing the best possible technology to users around the world. Created around the mantra Never Settle, OnePlus works towards creating beautifully designed devices with premium build quality. OnePlus One is the first smartphone from this start-up. This write-up concentrates…
  • 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…
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    TightWind

  • 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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    Techie Buzz

  • GlassWire is a Beautiful Network Monitor and Firewall for Windows

    Pallab De
    29 Aug 2014 | 3:42 am
    One trait that’s a rarity among Windows applications is beauty. However, every once in a while there comes an app that stands out and makes you take notice due to its well thought out design and interface. GlassWire is one such app. GlassWire is a free network and bandwidth monitor and firewall. There’s no shortage of similar apps for Windows; however, almost all of them are a confusing mess of complexity that would scare away anyone who is not tech-savvy. GlassWire on the other hand is brilliant in its simplicity. There are only four tabs – Graph, Firewall, Usage, and Alerts. The…
  • Spice Unveils Spice Fire One – Mi FX1, the Affordable Firefox OS smartphone at ₹2,229

    Abhishek Baxi
    29 Aug 2014 | 3:21 am
    As announced last week, Spice Retail Limited today unveiled its first Firefox OS powered smartphone in partnership with Mozilla Foundation, the Spice Fire One Mi – FX 1. Targeting feature phone users switching to smartphones, the device supports Indian languages such as Hindi, Tamil, and Bangla. This is a step towards enabling the dreams of the small town masses of connecting with their aspirations through affordable smartphones. With the ultra-low cost Spice Fire One, we at Spice, aim to convert the feature phone users into smartphone users, thereby, aiding them with the power of internet.
  • NNG Launch the ‘iGO Primo Nextgen’ Navigation in India

    Abhishek Baxi
    28 Aug 2014 | 11:59 pm
    Designed specifically to cater to the automotive industry, the iGO Primo Nextgen aims to raise the navigation software to a new level of usability, easy connectivity and feasibility. It offers easy adaptability to systems and hardware, and is localized to India as well. iGOprimo nextgen features an adaptive HMI allowing easy customization for different hardware, screen size and resolution, while also being platform-independent. Flexibility is also present in data entry modes, as iGO primo nextgen supports multimodal data entry, including touch screen, rotary controller, and voice control, as…
  • OneDrive Apps Updated: Android App Merges Work and Play

    Romit Mehta
    28 Aug 2014 | 9:27 am
    The OneDrive team at Microsoft announced in a blog post on August 28, that among other updates across platforms, the OneDrive app for Android now lets users access OneDrive as well as OneDrive for Business accounts in the same app. Android App Updates The Android app update is the first across platforms where one can access work and personal documents and files in a single app. This means, within a single app, you have access to all your files and will be able to share them appropriately with friends and family or co-workers. Additionally, the app will clearly show which account is active so…
  • Gionee launches the GPAD G5 in India at ₹14,999

    Abhishek Baxi
    28 Aug 2014 | 5:39 am
    Gionee has introduced the GPAD G5 in India, powered by a 1.5GHz hexa-core processor and Android KitKat 4.4. The device boasts of a shell design without borders, and a perfectly symmetrical body which is slim and easy to grip. The GPAD G5 features a 5.5-inch HD IPS display with Dragontrail glassfull view screen. The hexa-core processor is backed by 1GB of RAM and 8GB internal memory. “I am delighted to present our consumers with our latest product, the Gionee GPAD G5. Our basic thought behind introducing this product was to give our consumers a superior product that can be handled with ease.
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    OLED Info

  • Samsung still cautious about OLED TVs, may introduce Quantum Dots LCDs next week

    oled
    30 Aug 2014 | 8:47 am
    Samsung Display's CEO, Park Dong-gun, said that the time is not yet ripe for OLED TV panel investment for SDC. While Samsung already have the related production and infrastructure technology to produce OLED TVs, they are still waiting for decisions at Samsung Electronics.This is of course in stark contrast to LG, who's far more committed to OLED TVs, and it seems that LG's WRGB technology was a better bet (at least for the moment) than Samsung's direct-emission tech.Read more about Samsung still cautious about OLED TVs, may introduce Quantum Dots LCDs next week
  • LG is selling more OLED TVs in a month then they did in the whole of 2013, will bring prices down further

    oled
    30 Aug 2014 | 8:34 am
    There's an interesting article in the Wall Street Journal dicussing LG's OLED TV push. According to the WSJ, LG is currently selling more OLED TVs in a month than it did in all of 2013. This is great, of course, but LG probably only sold a few thousand (some estimate around 3,000) OLED TVs in 2013, so monthly volume is still very low.While nobody expected the OLED TV market to take off in 2014, this will hopefully change in 2015. Towards the end of 2014 LG is expected to bring its M2 production fab online, which should increase capacity dramatically (about 150,000 55" OLED panels in a month…
  • ITRI shows several new flexible and foldable OLED prototypes

    oled
    29 Aug 2014 | 11:17 am
    Taiwan's ITRI institute demonstrated several new AMOLED prototypes at Touch Taiwan 2014. First up, is Taiwan's first foldable AMOLED, a 6" full-color panel that can be folded inwards over 10,000 times.The 6" panel can be folded to a radius of 7.5 mm. The whole panel is just 0.1 mm thick and it was developed with ITRI's own FlexUPD technology which can be used to turn an existing OLED glass line to produce polyimide-based flexible panels. Read more about ITRI shows several new flexible and foldable OLED prototypes
  • September 9th: Will Apple unveil the iWatch with a flexible OLED?

    oled
    28 Aug 2014 | 8:46 pm
    Apple sent out press invitations to an event on September 9th. They did not say anything regarding this event, besides saying "wish we could say more". It is widely believed that Apple will reveal the iPhone 6 in this event. Apple's new phone is expected to come with a larger display (some say Apple will unveil two new models, one with a large 5.7" panel) - and it won't be an OLED.Apple 2011 flexible OLED watch patentBut Apple may also surprise and finally unveil the iWatch smart watch wearable device. .Rumors have been circulating about this device for almost 2 years now. Most of these…
  • Both Samsung and LG unveil new smartwatches with flexible (plastic-based) AMOLEDs

    oled
    28 Aug 2014 | 11:37 am
    Only three days ago I posted that both Samsung and LG are expected to launch new flexible OLED smart watches, and today both Korean companies pre-announced their new devices before the IFA trade show. Indeed they both used plastic-based flexible OLED panels.So first up is the beautiful LG G Watch R (shown above) - a circular Android Wear smartwatch that use a 1.3" 320x320 (246 PPI) plastic (flexible) OLED panel. The G Watch R will launch in "early Q4 2014", price isn't disclosed yet.Read more about Both Samsung and LG unveil new smartwatches with flexible (plastic-based) AMOLEDs
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    MRAM-Info

  • Faster STT-MRAM via different field-like orientation

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

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

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

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

  • 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

  • 6 Fitness Apps to Keep Yourself Healthy

    Mridula Alokeshi
    31 Aug 2014 | 1:00 pm
    In today’s world of science and technology, our health and fitness is in our hand. In addition to lifestyle strategies which directly influence our health, including diet, exercise, working hours, sleep, entertainment, and medication, check out these attractive smart phone apps to select the most appropriate fit for your fitness goals: MapMyFitness Fitness is certainly not one-size-fits-all! For those interested in multiple health work outs, MapMyFitness is a GPS-based fitness application. This is a user friendly application which allows exploring and undertaking more than 600 fitness…
  • How to Make the Most of Social Media

    Jennifer Carter
    31 Aug 2014 | 11:00 am
    When it comes to social media, there is a certain attitude among some startups of “everyone else is doing it; so should we.” While, in my opinion, this is technically true, there is also another cliché that should be thrown into the conversation: “If a job’s worth doing, it’s worth doing well.” Getting social media marketing right isn’t easy. There is much more to it than sporadic promotional tweets and the occasional meme. The price of social media It may be seen as free advertising, but – to go for the cliché triple whammy – nothing in life is…
  • Growth Hacking for Startups: What Is It Really?

    Joseph Robison
    31 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am
    Like SEO or content marketing, no one can completely agree that “growth hacking” is the best phrase to describe the practice. Some in the industry see it as just another buzzword that will fade away, while others believe it’s the best name we have so far to describe the tactics used for company growth. Initially I thought growth hacking meant finding “one weird trick” to create explosive growth. As most things in life, there is no silver bullet to solve the problems presented, so this original notion was wrong. Growth marketers instead realize that it’s a combination of small…
  • 6 Ways to Stand Out as an Ecommerce Startup

    Robert Cordray
    31 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    In the world of ecommerce, trying to stand out as a little fish in a gigantic online pond is tough. There are some people who think ecommerce startups can compete with the “big dogs” of ecommerce. But when pitted against behemoths like Amazon, eBay, and Etsy, it can feel like an intimidating and impossible venture. However, with some hard work and proper planning, it is possible to make a name for yourself in ecommerce. After all, even the large companies had to start somewhere! Have focus Let’s face it, your startup can’t yet compete with the big guys in size or…
  • How Small Businesses Can Benefit From Cloud Storage

    Rahul Sharma
    30 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Cloud storage options are quickly emerging as one of the most popular, and efficient methods of storing important data that you simply couldn’t bear to lose. Even though the concept of cloud storage has been around for a significant period of time now, many people still do not understand what it entails. Many small businesses struggle with making the step to this alternate form of storage, as they feel unsure about whether or not it is a safe solution to keeping their data secure. They wonder whether they can depend on software that has not been locally stored in their computer to provide…
 
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  • Czech car firm mobilises the disabled

    31 Aug 2014 | 2:52 am
    Czech engineers want to expand production of 'Elbee', their vehicle designed for disabled persons in wheelchairs to increase their mobility and maximise their independence. Elly Park reports.
  • What data scientists want. (It's not just money): expert

    29 Aug 2014 | 7:53 am
    Claudia Perlich, Chair of the 2014 Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, explains the incentives tech companies offer to recruit data scientists, and what candidates are looking for.
  • Google tests drones for deliveries

    29 Aug 2014 | 7:24 am
    Google is testing unmanned drones to deliver anything from dog food to medicine. But it faces many challenges, including regulatory approval, before it can really fly. Fred Katayama reports.
  • Hot commodity: The data scientist

    28 Aug 2014 | 5:36 pm
    Competition for data scientists is heating up as their skills become increasingly important to the world's tech companies. Lily Jamali reports.
  • Snapchat's multi-billion dollar gamble may be paying off

    27 Aug 2014 | 2:03 pm
    New investments into messaging start-up Snapchat put its valuation close to $10 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal, joining other hot startups like Uber and AirBnb. Bobbi Rebell reports.
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    Softpedia News - Technology & Gadgets

  • 34-Inch Ultra-Wide Curved Dell Monitor Released, Has 3440 x 440 Resolution

    Softpedia News (Sebastian Pop)
    1 Sep 2014 | 4:25 am
    Dell could have probably adjusted the specifications sheet of its newest ultra-wide screen display, like giving it a better response time and refresh rate, but it would have meant an unnecessarily high price. Not that we know for sure what that price is. The company may have formally released the new product, but it didn't specify the price. No doubt because it doesn't want to scare people away before the shipment date comes. Even that isn't specifically known, but Dell did do the world the ... (read more)
  • BitFenix Fury 750G PSU, a Paradox on the Haswell-E Market

    Softpedia News (Sebastian Pop)
    1 Sep 2014 | 2:50 am
    If there's anything everyone can agree on in regards to the extreme performance segment, it is that power use is not really a concern. As long as the PC works at beyond overkill levels, it doesn't matter how much power it uses. It's kind of the same logic as the one that says people won't care, beyond a certain point, about how much money they have to pay. In fact, it would be suspicious if PCs and their components didn't have some sort of super high price. Taking that into account, the Fury... (read more)
  • Falcon Northwest Equips Haswell-E PCs with Three Graphics Cards

    Softpedia News (Sebastian Pop)
    1 Sep 2014 | 2:17 am
    When you're building a PC around the most expensive central processing unit and motherboard on the market, there is no point in holding back in other areas, and Oregon-based custom PC builder Falcon Northwest definitely shares this view. The company, like so many other Intel PC OEMs, has introduced a series of desktop computers powered by the Haswell-E central processing unit line. You know, the Core i7-5000X Extreme Edition CPUs that Intel released just a few days ago? The ones that don't a... (read more)
  • Intel Updates BIOS for Its DQ77KB Board and DE3815TYKHE and DE3815TYBE NUCs

    Softpedia News (Iulian Pascal)
    1 Sep 2014 | 1:48 am
    Intel has rolled out new BIOS packages targeted at some of its devices, namely version 0056 compatible with the DQ77KB desktop board, as well as build 0032 developed for the DE3815TYKHE NUC kit and DE3815TYBE NUC board.When it comes to changes, DQ77KB’s new BIOS resolves the problems with the boot order that couldn’t be changed, the issue with dimming control that didn’t work with eDP panels, as well as the one with the onboard LAN controllers that failed and showed an error ... (read more)
  • ASUS Changes LGA 2011-3 Socket into LGA 2017, Overclocks Haswell-E CPUs Better

    Softpedia News (Sebastian Pop)
    31 Aug 2014 | 11:44 pm
    We've known since the beginning that current-generation and previous-generation Intel central processing units are not compatible with the LGA 2011-3 socket, even if they are LGA 2011 CPUs. Now, though, it appears that not all LGA 2011-3 sockets are actually LGA 2011 sockets. That's what certain people have found at any rate. Specifically, the LGA 2011-3 found on some ASUS motherboards is more along the lines of an LGA 2017, or is it LGA 2071? Either way, there are more pins than there were ... (read more)
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  • Smartphone Apps That Mean Business

    31 Aug 2014 | 11:34 pm
    In 2008, Apple launched the App Store for the iPhone. It quickly came to define what an app store was all about. And what it was about was games and other consumer-focused tasks. But travel back in time a few years before that, and you find yourself in a world before the iPhone, when smartphones were not on consumer wish lists. That was the world of the Palm Pilot, Windows Mobile, and Blackberry, back when the company was known as RIM. The only consumers who sported these phones were wannabes with too much money to spend. At least, that was the perception. These were business tools that gave…
  • ArtsAlly Pulls Sharing Economy into Art World, Connecting Artists to Consumers in New Way

    31 Aug 2014 | 1:44 pm
    The burgeoning Vancouver sharing economy will see a new member join its ranks this fall—this time with an artistic twist. A team of entrepreneurs, assembled by former journalist and communications advisor Michelle Martin, are launching a website in September designed to connect artists with art consumers. “ArtsALLY is a two-way marketplace where everyone wins,” says Martin. “It’s a catalyst for bolstering the creative economy.” Acting as a hub for artists and community members, the website bridges the gap between digital browsing and the physical art…
  • Battle Won, War Rages On: CRTC Tells Telcos to Stop Charging for Paper Bills

    31 Aug 2014 | 9:09 am
    The CRTC’s Vice-Chairpersons of Broadcasting and Telecommunications today hosted a meeting with nearly a dozen telecommunications and broadcasting distribution companies to discuss charges for paper bills. A recently published report from the Public Interest Advocacy Centre estimates that Canadians are paying up to $734 million annually in fees for monthly bills and statements in paper formats to the banking and communications services industries. At the CRTC's meeting, the companies that charge paper bill fees have agreed to provide exemptions for customers who have no personal or home…
  • Parachute: A Canadian Startup's Take on Homebrewing Great Coffee the Right Way

    29 Aug 2014 | 3:11 pm
    I’ve been obsessed with good coffee since I’ve been an adult (if, arguably, I am one now). Through three million miles on the road, drinking coffee was amazing and terrible and everything in between. I’ve learned that you need two things for a truly superb cup of coffee: The ideal coffee beans. The perfect method of preparation. Anything else is, as they say, all palaver. Recently I met a Toronto-based coffee startup that has already proven that they have the answer to the first prong and, this week, is about to prove they they have the answer to the second. Parachute Coffee…
  • Five Lessons I Learned from a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

    29 Aug 2014 | 3:06 pm
    Earlier this year, I set out on my first ever crowdfunding campaign to raise money for a student group at the University of Alberta called AlbertaSat. The goal of our campaign was to raise $15,000 to cover the launch cost of a cube satellite created by students and faculty—the first of its kind to be designed and developed in the province of Alberta. While my team and I were all familiar with crowdfunding as a model, none of us had any formal experience in launching or managing a campaign. If not for an incredible amount of support from both our campus staff and local community,…
 
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  • "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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    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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  • Top 100 Most Subscribed YouTube Channels Worldwide • July 2014

    Joshua Cohen
    31 Aug 2014 | 4:05 pm
    Felix Kjellberg‘s PewDiePie channel is, for the first time in a long time, not at the top of our monthly Most Subscribed YouTube channels chart. The internet’s most popular destination for Let’s Play videos dropped down to the #2 spot despite a 36% month-over-month increase in subscribers. The twentysomething Swedish gamer’s more than 1.1 million new subscribers on the month just wasn’t enough to top a brand new channel from a pair online video vets. The Fine Bros.’ shiny new REACT channel took the top spot away from PewDiePie to become the Most…
  • Top 100 Most Viewed YouTube Channels Worldwide • July 2014

    Joshua Cohen
    30 Aug 2014 | 6:08 pm
    For its fifth month in a row Felix Kjellberg‘s PewDiePie channel is at the top of the charts. And the online video destination for Let’s Play videogames, the occasional personal vlog, and lots of shrieks peppered with a few expletives is at the top of the charts in a commanding fashion. The channel witnessed a very impressive 25% month-over-month increase in views and scored more than 438.9 million views in the 31 days of July. Perennial chart topper DisneyCollectorBR is up next in scond place. The online video channel that unboxes children’s toys (and was just…
  • YouTube Makes It Easier To Stream To Chromecast From Your Browser

    Sam Gutelle
    29 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm
    Google’s useful Chromecast dongle celebrated its first birthday this July, and YouTube has given it a belated birthday gift. A new update will allow users to easily cast videos to Chromecast from the desktop version of YouTube. Previously, YouTube’s Chromecast functionality was based around its mobile app, from which it was very easy to send individual videos to Internet-ready TVs. Browser users, on the other hand, had to download a special Cast extension for Google Chrome. The new update will make the browser-to-Chromecast experience just as easy thanks to a new button on the…
  • Indie Spotlight: Wisecracking Chefs Decide To “Eat Our Feelings”

    Sam Gutelle
    29 Aug 2014 | 2:07 pm
    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. Web series about young people looking for love in the city have been…
  • Time Warner Won’t Be Investing In Vice After All, But A&E Will

    Bree Brouwer
    29 Aug 2014 | 1:28 pm
    Lately, media conglomerate Time Warner has appeared all over the news thanks to its possible merger with Comcast, and now it’s shown up in headlines for a different reason. The conglomerate announced it was ending its pursuit of buying a stake in Vice Media. In addition, The Hollywood Reporter has announced that A&E is going to buy a 10% share in the company, worth $250 million. According to The New York Times, Time Warner withdrew from negotiations to buy a stake in Vice because the two were “unable to agree on a valuation” of the media company. It’s an interesting…
 
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  • Noir Superhero Series Art [Images]

    Eric Dye
    1 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    This noir superhero art series by Marko Manev is pretty amazing. While they are somewhat simple and minimal in nature, the black and white and bold outlines draws your attention to each superheroes superpowers. I particularly like the Superman piece. Absolutely amazing. Which one is your favorite? [via Marko Manev] Noir Superhero Series Art [Images] first appeared on ChurchMag and is sponsored by ChurchMag Press.
  • Every Word Has Impact [Video]

    Eric Dye
    31 Aug 2014 | 6:00 am
    Every word and action has an impact. This YouTube video is a profound reminder that the kind of television, film and online videos we consume makes an impact on us individually as well as those watching them with us. Do you disagree? I believe this goes for “christian” entertainment as well. [via YouTube] Every Word Has Impact [Video] first appeared on ChurchMag and is sponsored by ChurchMag Press.
  • Honey Bees Love Coffee, Too! [Infographic]

    Eric Dye
    31 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am
    I love coffee. I love honey. It turns out, honey bees love them both, too! Check this out—as well as some other curious facts about coffee: Note to Self: Keep drinking coffee. Do not drink 100 cups of coffee. [via I Love Coffee | Yummy cup of coffee image via Robert S. Donovan via Compfight cc] Honey Bees Love Coffee, Too! [Infographic] first appeared on ChurchMag and is sponsored by ChurchMag Press.
  • The Incredible Pace of Online Spending

    Eric Dye
    30 Aug 2014 | 6:00 am
    We can talk about online spending. We can write about online spending. We can even make infographics about online spending. But until you see the dollars and cents rack-up in realtime, you haven’t fully felt the impact at the amount of online spending. Buy it now traces the realtime pace of online consumer spending and it’s pretty incredible. In just a matter of seconds, it tallies higher and higher—all across the world! The conclusion? People are more than comfortable exchanging money online. Is your church or ministry equipped to handle online giving? [Super zoomed image via…
  • Creative Illustrations of Tech Buzzwords

    Eric Dye
    30 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am
    CreativeFeed designed a series of slides that define a number of tech and Internet buzzwords. Words like: Gamification Solomo Long Tail Crowdsourcing Internet of Things Big Data And others Even if you can define these buzzwords, the illustrations alone are worth a look: [Click for Larger][Click for Larger] [Click for Larger] Did you learn any new tech buzzwords? [via ONO Creates] Creative Illustrations of Tech Buzzwords first appeared on ChurchMag and is sponsored by ChurchMag Press.
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  • A new synthetic amino acid for an emerging class of drugs

    30 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) EPFL scientists have developed a new amino acid that can be used to modify the 3-D structure of therapeutic peptides. Insertion of the amino acid into bioactive peptides enhanced their binding affinity up to 40-fold. Peptides with the new amino acid could potentially become a new class of therapeutics.
  • Scientists develop 'electronic nose' for rapid detection of C. diff infection

    30 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    (University of Leicester) Research from the University of Leicester sniffs out the smell of disease in feces.
  • Why sibling stars look alike: Early, fast mixing in star-birth clouds

    30 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    (University of California High-Performance AstroComputing Center) Early, fast, turbulent mixing of gas within giant molecular clouds -- the birthplaces of stars -- means all stars formed from a single cloud bear the same unique chemical 'tag' or 'DNA fingerprint,' write astrophysicists at University of California, Santa Cruz, reporting on the results of computational simulations in the journal Nature, published online on Aug. 31, 2014. Could such chemical tags help astronomers identify our own Sun's long-lost sibling stars?
  • Scientists get set for simulated nuclear inspection

    30 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    (Institute of Physics) Some 40 scientists and technicians from around the world will descend on Jordan in November to take part in a simulated on-site inspection of a suspected nuclear test site on the banks of the Dead Sea.
  • A new way to diagnose malaria

    30 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) A research team from the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology has developed a technique that can detect malarial parasite's waste in infected blood cells.
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  • A look at #VMworld Day 1 and what you should know!

    Christopher Kusek (PKGuild)
    26 Aug 2014 | 6:45 am
    Let me start off by saying, WOW. I mean Mega-WOW.  If you haven’t watched the Keynote from 26AUG2014 yet you definitely ought to.   This VMworld and this keynote focused on what has been taken for granted within the community and the virtualization space for years from a corporate perspective.   This VMworld has focused all eyes and attention on the COMMUNITY.   When the executives of VMware get up and say that the community matters, that the VMware Users Group organization is not only visible but also important to the mission and the success of their…
  • Review of #VMworld Day’s –1 and 0! The word of the days is Community

    Christopher Kusek (PKGuild)
    25 Aug 2014 | 4:01 am
    If we had to sum up what those days were about, it has to be community.  Break it down with me… Saturday hit on some major items, such as vBeers, VMworld Community Kickoff, and what followed with vKaraoke! Sunday added to that with the 5K Fun-run, v0dgeball, the vBrownBag opening acts including the VMUnderground party which started after the VMworld Welcome Reception in the Solutions Exchange. If you attended one or more of these events the underlying theme across all of them has got to be put as Community, the convergence of peoples, whether getting together and sharing a drink,…
  • At VMworld 2014 US? Remember VMware Certification Exams are 50% OFF!!!

    Christopher Kusek (PKGuild)
    23 Aug 2014 | 10:06 am
    What, say it ain’t so! With a title like that?!?! Yea you heard me! VMware Certification Exams are 50% OFF THIS WEEK! Albeit, this week, located AT VMworld, but hey that is half the fun! The full scoop of details can be found out here, with a few select items borrowed from said link ;) Register HERE with promotion code 2014VW50 to take these exams: VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization (VCP-DCV)  [VCP550 or VCP510] VMware Certified Professional – Cloud (VCP-Cloud)  [VCPC550 or VCPC510] VMware Certified Professional – Desktop (VCP-DT)  [VCPD510]…
  • Staying up to date with #VMworld 2014 with mobile apps! (iPhone)

    Christopher Kusek (PKGuild)
    23 Aug 2014 | 8:45 am
    So here I was wondering, “Ooh… I wonder what is on the Agenda for this years VMworld!” only to initially find disappointment, disappointment and sadness. A search for “VMworld” from my iPad Mini revealed there was one application available for download, I pulled it down ‘registered’ using it, and well, THAT didn’t work, Do not download or use the app which looks like THIS. I mean, it is cute and all but it does not have any data loaded for the event and will not return the results you are looking for! But I also noticed that when I went to do the search in the first place that…
  • 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…
 
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  • Proof That Instagram's Hyperlapse App Makes Everyone's Videos Better

    Hilary-White
    31 Aug 2014 | 9:55 am
    Instagram has been an outlet for photographic and video storytelling since it was first introduced, and though we've seen new photo apps to make your Instas shine come and go over the past few years, none have been quite as hyped up as the latest and maybe greatest - Hyperlapse. The user-friedly app from Instagram itself has simplified the process of producing sleek, smooth, and creative high-quality time-lapse videos. Check it out in action below. All the little ants are marching. Jimmy Fallon tried the app out on The Tonight Show. You literally can't lose with a cute dog video. This is kind…
  • Ride On! The 10 Coolest Bike Gadgets to Hit the Road

    Nicole-Nguyen
    31 Aug 2014 | 7:28 am
    Get biking while the Sun's still out! We're turning our favorite human-powered machines into high-tech transporters with gadgets. Pledge to put one less car on the road, and scroll down to see which gear will make your bike ride safe and efficient. These accessories are jaw-droppingly cool - we dare you not to buy them all!
  • Behold, the World's Funniest WiFi Names

    Lisette-Mejia
    30 Aug 2014 | 9:01 am
    It's the little things that count, right? Like WiFi names that can actually make you laugh out loud or think, "Damn, why didn't I think of that?" We've come across some pretty legendary ones recently (many straight from you!), and of course, we just have to share 'em. All of these are 100 percent real, from the passive-aggressive ones aimed at neighbors to the downright witty. Did we miss any good ones? Chime in with your favorites! Source: Instagram user chelsieoninstagram WiFightIt Drop it like it's hotspot Abraham Linksys John Wilkes Bluetooth To use, bring booze Source: Instagram user…
  • Ralph Lauren Aims to Make Fitness Tech Fabulous

    ReadWrite
    30 Aug 2014 | 8:24 am
    We proudly present this article from our partners at ReadWrite. By Selena Larson Source: OMsignal When the ball boys hit the court to collect tennis balls during the U.S. Open in New York this week, their t-shirts will be tracking them. The young men running up and down the court will be testing out Ralph Lauren's newest wearable technology - shirts that monitor heart rate, breathing, and stress levels, the New York Times reports. Produced in collaboration with OMsignal, the biosensing shirts collect and distribute the information to software that can be displayed on a smartphone or computer.
  • The Best Gadgets to Take to the Beach

    Nicole-Nguyen
    30 Aug 2014 | 7:23 am
    Quick - hit the beach before Summer's end! In this episode of The Sync Up, become the envy of everyone at the beach with seriously cool gadget accessories fit for the sun, sand, and sea. Watch to find out the best waterproof and UV-tracking tech! Front Page Image Source: Shutterstock
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  • SunJack Phone Portable Solar Charger – say bye-bye to those dreaded low battery notifications

    Dil Soomro
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:25 am
    Nowadays it’s almost impossible to live without your gadgets. All these smartphones,  tablets, portable media players and the rest are devices that we can’t afford to part ways with even for a moment. However if you’re the adventurous type who likes going out in the wilderness for some camping fun, then you are probably also familiar with the horrors of range anxiety, as your device battery starts to empy on the journey. Unless [...] 208 words | permalink | No comments | digg this continue reading
  • Leggage Laptop Case – the bag that comes with its own foot massage service

    Donyae Coles
    1 Sep 2014 | 2:54 am
    Do you have bad feet? Do they hurt after a long day? Or in the middle of the day? Or just all the time? If you wish you had a way to massage your feet with you at all times, then the Leggage Laptop Case is the case for you. It looks a little funny. One side is flat and the other is raised and ridged, which means it’s not attractive. [...] 221 words | permalink | No comments | digg this continue reading
  • HB Lamp – huge pencil lamp is perfect for those huge bright ideas

    Donyae Coles
    1 Sep 2014 | 2:44 am
    When you go to gift shops there’s always those giant pencils you can buy. They’re ridiculous. When are you ever going to write with that and what happens when the lead runs down? It’s obvious they’ll just end up consuming a ton of space and so I never buy them (even though I secretly want to. Deep down). Now Michael and George have finally created a giant pencil I can [...] 217 words | permalink | No comments | digg this continue reading
  • Red Ferret Sony Bravia W65 Smart TV Giveaway – FINAL 24 HOURS!!

    Nigel
    31 Aug 2014 | 3:55 pm
    Time flies and waits for no-one, especially if you’re still wasting time by not entering our giveaway for a fab Sony Bravia W65 Smart Television (UK only!). It’s not too late, there’s still 24 hours to go before we find out who the lucky winner is, and if you enter it could be you! Oh yes it could. So stop dawdling and… CLICK HERE TO ENTER! Good luck. [Psst...watch out for our next awesome giveaway coming up very [...] 80 words | permalink | No comments | digg this continue reading
  • Ferret posts this week

    Red
    31 Aug 2014 | 4:30 am
    Here’s a quick round-up of Red Ferret posts from the past week for those who missed them. Enjoy. SmartThings Hub – control your whole home with this single device – With more than a gazillion smart… Candy and the very real problems of 3D printer crowdfunding – Every day we receive a bunch of… Alarmr – cool free app lets you wake up to your favorite tunes, news, weather, [...] 548 words | permalink | No comments | digg this continue reading
 
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  • Dropbox Pro plan now offers more storage for the same price

    Dezmon Reid
    27 Aug 2014 | 7:53 am
      Beefing up your free Dropbox account with extra space isn’t hard if you know what to look for, but the company just smartly streamlined its Pro plans in case you need even more cloud action. Kiss those tricky tiered plans goodbye: all that’s left now is a 1TB option that’ll set you back $9.99 a month (or $99 a year). Not a bad deal considering that’s how much you would’ve paid Dropbox monthly for 100GB of cloud storage just a few days ago, and the company is sweetening the pot with some neat new sharing and security features too. Left your laptop at that…
  • iPhone 6 – Speculation

    Dezmon Reid
    20 Aug 2014 | 9:28 am
    The presumptive name for Apple’s next-generation iPhone is iPhone 6. Yes, it will be the 8th generation phone in Apple’s product lineup, internally referred to as iPhone7,1, but don’t let those numbers distract you. Apple can call any phone it releases by any marketing name it wants and the next number after 5/5s is 6. So, iPhone 6. iPhone 6 release date speculation If Apple holds to the same pattern as the last two years, the iPhone 6 will be announced on or around September 9, 2014, with a release date of September 19, 2014. That said, Apple doesn’t always hold to…
  • Apple Announces iPad Air—Dramatically Thinner, Lighter & More Powerful iPad

    Dezmon Reid
    22 Oct 2013 | 7:07 pm
    Press Release : Apple® today announced iPad Air™, the latest generation of its category defining device, featuring a stunning 9.7-inch Retina® display in a new thinner and lighter design. Precision-engineered to weigh just one pound, iPad Air is 20 percent thinner and 28 percent lighter than the fourth generation iPad®, and with a narrower bezel the borders of iPad Air are dramatically thinner—making content even more immersive. Apple today also announced iPad mini with Retina display, bringing all the pixels from the 9.7-inch iPad to its 7.9-inch screen, delivering razor sharp text…
  • Apple Unveils iOS 7

    Dezmon Reid
    10 Jun 2013 | 7:53 pm
      SAN FRANCISCO, June 10, 2013 Apple® today unveiled iOS 7, the most significant iOS update since the original iPhone®, featuring a stunning new user interface. iOS 7 is completely redesigned with subtle motion, an elegant color palette and distinct, functional layers that make it feel more alive. The typography has been refined for a cleaner, simpler look, and the use of translucency and motion makes even simple tasks more engaging. iOS 7 has hundreds of great new features, including Control Center, Notification Center, improved Multitasking, AirDrop®, enhanced Photos, Safari®,…
  • How HTML 5 has changed the way we view the web on tablets

    Dezmon Reid
    10 Aug 2012 | 2:29 pm
    These are decidedly fast-paced times that we are living in, with the developments in digital technology gathering pace at an unstoppable rate, and sometimes these developments do not take the predictable path. When Apple made the decision to embrace HTML 5, rather than Adobe Flash as a platform for its devices, this was seen as (to put it kindly) an eccentric move – but a few years down the line and no-one is talking about it in those terms, as HTML 5 has trounced Flash in the subsequent battle. In fact, one of the major reasons why HTML 5 has risen to prominence so rapidly in the period…
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  • MOST PEOPLE HAVE HERPES?! -- Mind Blow #86

    Vsauce2
    21 Aug 2014 | 12:43 pm
    MOST PEOPLE HAVE HERPES?! -- Mind Blow #86 Mind Blow features the latest news in science and technology! TWITTER: https://twitter.com/VsauceTwo **** SOURCES AND LINKS *** Cigarette Butt Energy Storage http://www.iop.org/news/14/aug/page... From: Vsauce2 Views: 693200 17955 ratings Time: 04:30 More in Science & Technology
  • 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: 2100280 51053 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: 428120 7181 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: 5665523 107234 ratings Time: 07:42 More in Entertainment
  • TEENS REACT TO 90s INTERNET

    TheFineBros
    1 Jun 2014 | 12:00 pm
    TEENS REACT TO 90s INTERNET Internet Bonus Reactions: http://goo.gl/8klBJL SUBSCRIBE! New vids every Sun/Thu/Sat: http://goo.gl/aFu8C Watch all episodes of REACT http://goo.gl/4iDVa Wat... From: TheFineBros Views: 8260458 128101 ratings Time: 09:56 More in Entertainment
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  • 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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  • Researchers take fresh look at lack of women in IT

    28 Aug 2014 | 6:44 am
    Researchers at Baylor University and Florida State University say the IT industry has relied on outdated thinking about how to get more women into the profession and have put forth a new model to consider.Despite efforts to encourage more women to join the field and rise through the ranks, studies show that women represented just 18% of those graduating with computer and information science degrees in 2011 vs. 37% in 1985.+ Also in NetworkWorld: 10 tips to attract more women to Infosec jobs | 2014 Women in Technology Hall of Fame inductees To read this article in full or to leave a…
  • $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…
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  • Battle of Heavyweight Rockets: NASA vs SpaceX

    31 Aug 2014 | 3:08 pm
    For you space buffs, here is a nifty article that takes a look at the budding but unspoken competition to win the Heavy Lift Launch Vehicle race. Pretty interesting stuff. It is notable, yet understandable, that SpaceX has never openly portrayed its BFR plans in competition with NASA's SLS. The Agency is SpaceX's biggest customer and Mr. Musk has noted on more than one occasion that his company owes a debt of gratitude for NASA's support and contracts during this early phase of its existence. Comments
  • Facebook Addresses Messenger Rumors

    31 Aug 2014 | 1:08 pm
    If you pay any attention to Facebook, then your page likely was inundated with mass hysteria regarding Facebook Messenger's rather wide permissions requirement. FB dev Peter Martinazzi tries to set the record straight on a special page in FB and even includes some external sources to back his statements. Like most other apps, we request permission to run certain features, such as making calls and sending photos, videos or voice messages. If you want to send a selfie to a friend, the app needs permission to turn on your phone's camera and capture that photo. We don't turn on your camera or…
  • The Race to Gigabit Internet Taking Off

    31 Aug 2014 | 12:08 pm
    If you're waiting for Gb Internet speeds, your wait may be over soon. A consortium of research universities found that gigabit Internet service offerings is starting to take off. I see my city on the chart. Is yours? Progress on deploying 1Gbps broadband service has proceeded with impressive results since 2010, when the Federal Communications Commission's visionary National Broadband Plan called for gigabit test bed communities offering ultra high-speed Internet connections, at least for anchor institutions including "schools, hospitals and government buildings." Comments
  • WPS Authentication in Some Wi-Fi Routers Vulnerable to Offline Attack

    31 Aug 2014 | 11:08 am
    Weak randomization is the attack vector in a recent exploit of Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS). The article doesn't talk about remediation options but turning off WPS is probably one way to start. Because many router manufacturers use the reference software implementation as the basis for their customized router software, the problems affected the final products, Bongard said. Broadcom's reference implementation had poor randomization, while the second vendor used a special seed, or nonce, of zero, essentially eliminating any randomness. Comments
  • [H]ardware Round-Up

    31 Aug 2014 | 11:08 am
    Guides: X99 motherboards and DDR4 memory buyer's guide @ TweakTown Cooling: Thermaltake Frio Silent14 CPU Cooler @ Kitguru Systems: Acer Aspire E5-551 laptop @ Trusted Reviews Nvidia Shield Tablet @ CNET Dell OptiPlex 9030 Touch @ PC Magazine Motherboards: ASUS X99 ROG Rampage V Extreme @ OC3D
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  • The Role of the Reflective IS Scholar-Practitioner

    rypm
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:55 pm
    While there will always be a demand for competent Information Systems (IS) professionals, let’s face it: in this economy, competence isn’t good enough. It’s the merely competent who will get the pink slips when the bottom line demands payroll cuts. The real plum jobs, the kind that provide tenure for those supercompetents who practice them well, are those that have more far-reaching implications than a simple ability to maintain the servers and keep the databases in order. One way to achieve this pinnacle of success is to become a reflective IS scholar-practitioner. What…
  • 13 Ways to Boost Broadband Speed

    Tim
    29 Aug 2014 | 7:28 pm
    When your broadband speed drops, the first entity to blame is your broadband service provider. But it’s not always their fault.  There are other factors like outdated hardware, problems with your wireless modem, or software glitches  which can significantly lower the speed of your connection. There are things you can do to fix the problems on your end. Check to see if any of these problems are causing a drop in speed and correct them to enjoy a boost in broadband speed. 1. Update your browser – Are you still using an old version of Internet Explorer? It’s time to download…
  • Protect Your Gadgets from Your Kids

    Jason Welsh
    25 Aug 2014 | 7:10 pm
      Do you have children in your house and you want to keep them away from your gadgets? Or your nephews are visiting you quite often? It is already known that smartphones, tablets, computers, and any other devices of that kind are simply irresistible for kids, no matter their age. They are not a simple toy; kids can learn a lot by using a computer, so you shouldn’t forbid them access to this kind of devices, just try to keep them safe. Nowadays, kids are growing up surrounded by such gadgets and they become more tech-savvy day by day. They want to touch everything, to test any gadget,…
  • 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.”)…
 
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  • 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 Twitterstorm, 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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  • 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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  • This Week In Techdirt History

    Leigh Beadon
    31 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Five Years Ago... This week in 2009 we (along with the rest of the web) had a lot of posts about newspapers. We asked how they could claim to be serving the public while shutting that public out with paywalls; we noted that comparing the dollar value of print and digital readers was missing the point; and we called out CNN for ripping off the reporting of others while crowing about "parasitic aggregators." We watched as news organizations fought with sports leagues over various fees for access and reporting, and mused about the possibility of sports betting as a revenue stream for US…
  • Awesome Stuff: Lock It Up

    Leigh Beadon
    30 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    This week's awesome stuff is all about security, but not of the "cyber" variety. No, we're taking a look at some brand new takes on good old fashioned locks. Lock Your Mail! Though technology has drastically changed the role of snail mail in the world, that doesn't mean the latter can't benefit from the former. The wi-fi enabled Smart Mailbox is designed to offer convenient security (it locks and unlocks via smartphone app) and plain old convenience (it can notify you inside when new mail has arrived). And despite American preconceptions about us not even bothering to lock our doors, it's…
  • As Expected, Aereo Pleads Its Case For Survival

    Mike Masnick
    29 Aug 2014 | 7:39 pm
    Aereo is back in a district court trying its "okay, fine, you say we look like a duck, we'll act like a duck" explanation so that it can stay in business and pay the statutory rates for a cable company. As you hopefully know by now, this is in response to the Supreme Court's "you're a cable company!" ruling. The broadcasters, of course, just want Aereo to die, so they claim that even if the Supreme Court declared it a cable company, the company still can't pay statutory rates. Aereo tried to skip the district court and go straight to the appeals court, but that attempt was (probably…
  • Awesomeness: Millions Of Public Domain Images Being Put Online

    Mike Masnick
    29 Aug 2014 | 5:57 pm
    Here's some nice news. Kalev Leetaru has been liberating a ton of public domain images from books and putting them all on Flickr. He's been going through Internet Archive scans of old, public domain books, isolating the images, and turning them into individual images. Because, while the books and images are all public domain, very few of the images have been separated from the books and released in a digital format. To achieve his goal, Mr Leetaru wrote his own software to work around the way the books had originally been digitised. The Internet Archive had used an optical character…
  • DailyDirt: Protein Is Protein...?

    Michael Ho
    29 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Some foods are considered delicacies, but some edible stuff can be just strange or disgusting. It's actually a bit puzzling how some ingredients and dishes are created. Sure, some weird food items are simply the result of people eating something to avoid starvation, but not always. Here are a few more kinds of protein you might want to try to eat someday. A traditional dish from Greenland called kiviaq is made from fermented birds sealed in the skin of a seal. Clearly, this meal was concocted as a way to preserve meat, and it's not so strange to people who are accustomed to eating it. [url]…
 
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  • How I Got On TEDx And How You Can Too!

    Skyler McCurine
    1 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am
    Skyler McCurine talks to The NextWomen about her incredible experience speaking at a TEDx event and her journey to the stage.read more
  • Reigning as the Entrepreneur of Your Destiny: Inspiration from Career Contessa Founder Lauren McGoodwin

    Octavia Smith
    29 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am
    Octavia Smith talks to Lauren McGoodwin, Founder of Career Contessa – an interview series showcasing women's career stories – about Lauren’s experience with guiding women to reign as the entrepreneurs of their professional destinies.read more
  • Two German Ladies Make An Eco-IT Bag In Poland...

    Alyssa Jade McDonald-Baertl
    27 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am
    ...And maybe there is a revolution in that.Computers are the new social currency, and how we carry them around is as much our status as our choice between iOS and XP. Tatjana, from Germany, is the associate of mySTid and partner of Samka, the CEO of an innovative computer bag company based in Germany. Tatjana and Samka had been friends for years and lamented the inability to find trendy and sustainable bags for their busy corporate lifestyle.read more
  • Startup Diaries: From Farm Life to Glam Life

    Guest Author
    25 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am
    SkinYoga is the brainchild of sister-trio: Radhika, Jagriti and Deepika. They were born in West Bengal in India and grew up in a 20-acre farm in Gujarat where they grew their own vegetables and milked the cows for their daily dairy. Later, they moved to other countries in order to pursue their respective college degrees. The transition from farm life to the concrete city life inspired them to create SkinYoga and to share with the world the importance of leading a yogic lifestyle.read more
  • 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
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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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  • How the Cloud is Reshaping Virtual Desktops

    25 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    Discover the benefits of independence from your physical desktop computer infrastructure.Desktop computing has become an increased cost burden for IT, and a source of frustration for tech-savvy users who expect more flexibility. Cloud-hosted desktops enable companies to mitigate the complexity placed on IT while reducing the risks associated with lost or stolen devices, all at a reduced TCO.Request Free!
  • 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!
  • The Essentials of Information Security Kit: Includes a Free PC Security Handbook - 2nd Edition eBook

    20 Aug 2014 | 11:50 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 ServiceAdapting Security to the CloudRequest Free!
  • Vehicles Best Practices Installation Guide

    19 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    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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  • Context-Aware Collaboration: Turning Field Service Workers into Knowledge Workers

    27 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    Many enterprises, however, have yet to use these services to improve internal operations, such as field service, and other elements of their workforce management solutions. Integrating context-aware services with modern collaboration capabilities can help organizations improve the way they share ideas, resolve issues and improve customer service.Request Free!
  • How to Protect Your Brand in Social Media

    25 Aug 2014 | 10:20 am
    The very characteristics that make social media incredibly appealing to consumers are the same ones that make it ripe for scammers seeking to exploit the value and power of established brands. It's not unusual for fans and consumers to be exposed to something new every day, whether a promotion, contest, fan page or enticing content. And, without much history to signal what is genuine and what is not, consumers find themselves at risk of being hoodwinked by brand impersonators, malicious account spoofers and counterfeiters.This white paper offers best practices for protecting your brand--and…
  • The Social Hunger: Why Your Audience Feasts on Social Integration

    25 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    Your audience craves social media. How do we know? We asked hundreds of people about their attitudes, opinions, and beliefs when it comes to brands integrating social media into their marketing efforts. Universally, the data supports what we've already seen in action: consumers want to engage with brands that integrate social media, and they prefer to do business with social brands. How can your brand satisfy this insatiable appetite? Download The Social Hunger to learn:The principles you can use today to build your social media strategy.What you can do to increase customer engagement as well…
  • The State of Enterprise Social Marketing Report

    25 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    Marketing on social media is now an imperative for companies seeking to stay relevant to consumers and potential customers. But little research has been conducted to learn how the most profitable brands and companies approach, execute and measure social marketing.In Q1 2014, Spredfast commissioned research from Forrester Consulting to uncover insights on the state of enterprise social marketing programs at the biggest companies across the U.S. and Western Europe. With input from 160 Director-level or above leaders in companies with $1 Billion or above in revenue, this first-of-its-kind…
  • Building Your Brand on the Big 6 Networks

    25 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    You can't build a strong social brand for your clients without a deep understanding of Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. “6 Blueprints for Social Network Success” puts valuable structure around the best practices for each of these very different networks.By mining these blueprints, you can help your clients:Gain quick wins on any of the Big 6 networksUnderstand how content needs and audience expectations vary from network to networkMatch social strategies and client goals to the right social networksDownload this tip sheet and start building a stronger social…
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  • 10 Video Games We Can’t Wait for this Holiday Season

    Chance Kinney
    31 Aug 2014 | 2:44 pm
    Now that all of the big three next-gen systems have been out for at least a year, we can start to get a feel for what these new machines can really do when they’re pushed to the limit. The launch jitters are out of the way, and the early mistakes have been made. The Xbox One has gotten over Ryse: Son of Rome, while the PS4 and the Wii U deftly avoided early flops by not having very many games to begin with. We’ve learned to expect disappointment when it comes to console launches. In that first year, game developers are still getting used to the new tools at their disposal, and…
  • Did Your Summer Suck? 9 Books That Will Make You Feel Better

    Ali Heriyanto
    31 Aug 2014 | 12:23 pm
    So the summer is practically over and you know what? Good! It was the most awful summer of my life. In fact, it couldn’t go away quick enough. Bring on the winter. I’m ready for short days, cold, snow, and hiding fat under my sweater. About the only thing that was worthwhile this summer were the 9 books (I use that term very loosely, since there are more pictures than words on many of the pages) that I read this summer. Each one with its own sarcastic message or purpose that made me feel better in some small way. If you have been burned this summer by people and not the sun…
  • What is Hello Kitty?

    Chip Chick Staff
    30 Aug 2014 | 11:43 am
    One moment, everything makes sense. The next, chaos. For nearly 40 years, we’ve all been comfortable with assuming that Hello Kitty is a kitty. Those simpler days are now gone. The epicenter of this pop culture landscape-altering earthquake is Los Angeles, where the Japanese American National Museum is set to open in October. The museum will be home to a Hello Kitty exhibit to celebrate 40 years. Christine R. Yano, an anthropologist from the University of Hawaii, was tasked with writing the texts for the exhibit. She recounted to the LA Times a shocking truth from the Hello Kitty…
  • Samsung Gear S is a Completely Independent Smartwatch

    Chance Kinney
    30 Aug 2014 | 11:39 am
    Ahead of IFA next week in Berlin, Samsung is announcing a smartwatch of the sort we were all expecting and hoping for from the start. The Samsung Gear S is the latest in a growing stream of smartwatches that can function independently of smartphones. The Samsung Gear S will have 3G connectivity, meaning that you can receive notifications and, yes, even make calls and send text messages using your watch, without the need for your smartphone as a go-between. You’ll do all that on a 2″ curved AMOLED display, the dimensions of which make it look a little like a shrunk down smartphone…
  • Bowers & Wilkins CM Series Takes on a Bold Design

    Chip Chick Staff
    30 Aug 2014 | 11:05 am
    Bowers & Wilkins, purveyors of classy audio, have created a brand new 5.1-channel home surround sound system in the CM series. These speakers are designed to impress with what’s on the outside and on the inside alike. CM series speakers are housed in real wood boxes with screwless metal detailing, for a seamless result. They all look smooth and glossy, which helps to draw attention to the bold speaker grilles. The CM series looks sharp and sophisticated, with hard edges around the stands and speaker boxes that can easily fit in with every interior design scheme. But, if the CM…
 
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  • TOP 15 IT certification preparation resources

    admin
    28 Aug 2014 | 4:16 am
    IT is the profession of the future and has emerged as the top rates choice for the youth of today. In order to rise to the desired level of excellence in this field, globally accepted certifications have become crucial. Although there are many vendors who are self-proclaimed experts for providing such certifications, their programs and qualifications do not stand a chance. Hence what is required is a comprehensive list of such vendors who provide authentic training and can vouch for their credentials. We have put together a list of 15 vendors who have approved track record. They have…
  • Celebrate Independence Day with Twitter Chat on #BrandIndia

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    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…
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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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  • Moto G2 Pricing Leaks in India; to Cost Around Rs.13000 ($210)

    Raju PP
    1 Sep 2014 | 1:29 am
    Motorola is all set to launch the successor to the Moto G in India, at a press event scheduled for September 5th in New Delhi, but some folks with eagle eyes at Pricebaba have managed to track down the import data on Zauba.com. As per this data, Motorola India has already imported over 70,000 units... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Redmi 1S Gaming Review: No Heating Issues but has a Bigger Problem

    Raju PP
    31 Aug 2014 | 9:47 pm
    Xiaomi’s Redmi 1S will be going on sale on Flipkart tomorrow (Sep 2nd 2014) for a staggeringly low price of just Rs.5,999. Although there’s no denying the fact that it carries the best specs on paper as compared to ANY smartphone in its price range, many of you wanted to know how well... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • In Defence of Firefox OS: Seven Points to be Considered

    Nimish Dubey
    30 Aug 2014 | 6:04 am
    Firefox OS has arrived in India, in the form of the Intex Cloud Fx and the Spice Fire One handsets. However, initial impressions about the devices and the OS have tended to be less than kind with their performance and hardware attracting criticism. We at TechPP, however, feel that some of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Asus Takes a Dig at Xiaomi, Promises Continued Availability of Zenfone Series

    Raju PP
    30 Aug 2014 | 3:55 am
    The game is on! Just a couple of days after Xiaomi announced suspension of sales of the Mi 3 smartphones in India, Taiwanese giant, Asus, has sent out a press release reiterating their commitment to support and sell all the phones in the Zenfone series in the Indian market. The statement to the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Nokia Releases HERE Maps for Android; Exclusive on Samsung Galaxy Smartphones for now

    Manish Singh
    29 Aug 2014 | 3:35 am
    Samsung and Nokia have inked a deal as a result of which, Nokia’s legacy mapping service HERE is now available for Samsung Galaxy smartphones. The partnership will also see the mapping service arrive on Samsung’s Tizen-powered smartwatches, as well as the ones running on Android Wear, with an... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
 
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  • 5 Tips on Writing an SEO-Friendly Blog Post

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

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

    1 Sep 2014 | 3:23 am
    Anand Lal Shimpi, the editor and publisher of the well-regarded AnandTech site, is going to work at Apple. An Apple rep confirmed that the company was hiring Shimpi, but wouldn't provide any other details. Last night, via a post on the site he founded in 1997, Shimpi said he was "officially retiring from the tech publishing world," but didn't say what he was doing next. "I won't stay idle forever. There are a bunch of challenges out there :)", he wrote. This is great news for him, and after 17 years of some of the best technology journalism in the world, he certainly deserves a change of…
  • Seeing through the illusion: Apple's mastery of the media

    29 Aug 2014 | 9:49 am
    Apple's public relations (PR) department is probably the best in the world - certainly more impressive at shaping and controlling the discussion of its products than any other technology company. Before customers get their first chance to see or touch a new Apple product, the company has carefully orchestrated almost every one of its public appearances: controlled leaks and advance briefings for favored writers, an invite-only media debut, and a special early review process for a group of pre-screened, known-positive writers. Nothing is left to chance, and in the rare case where Apple doesn't…
  • A failed experiment: how LG screwed up its webOS acquisition

    29 Aug 2014 | 9:31 am
    Things were looking up in early 2013 for the team behind webOS, a pioneering but star-crossed mobile operating system. After surviving the implosion of Palm and a rocky acquisition by HP, LG stepped in to buy the team. The consumer electronics giant seemed like a white knight with a plan: To make webOS the core of LG's next-generation smart TV platform, and use the brains behind webOS to create a much-needed engine of innovation at LG. To create a unit that was meant to help the company to beat competitors like Samsung with Silicon Valley smarts. A disruptive force. Eighteen months later, the…
  • 'How we're addressing misleading apps in Windows Store'

    28 Aug 2014 | 3:18 pm
    Microsoft has explained that they have removed more than 1500 apps from the store. Every app store finds its own balance between app quality and choice, which in turn opens the door to people trying to game the system with misleading titles or descriptions. Our approach has long been to create and enforce strong but transparent policies to govern our certification and store experience. Earlier this year we heard loud and clear that people were finding it more difficult to find the apps they were searching for; often having to sort through lists of apps with confusing or misleading titles.
  • Genode 14.08 introduces new GUI architecture

    28 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    The new Genode version 14.08 extends the graphical abilities of the framework to the level of flexibility expected from a general-purpose OS. In contrast to contemporary GUI stacks, Genode approaches the problem from the angle of maximizing security. This premise led to a fairly unique design. Further highlights of the new version are a new port of OpenVPN, an upgraded DDE Linux, vast performance improvements of the base-hw kernel, and networking for VirtualBox on top of the NOVA microhypervisor. It goes without saying that a flexible and dynamic GUI stack is needed for a general-purpose…
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  • Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking Premium 13 Review

    TechRadar
    1 Sep 2014 | 1:00 am
    and setup Reviewers of speech recognition software often publish the unedited transcripts of their dictation sessions, with predictably hilarious consequences. Unfortunately for us Dragon 13 doesn’t want to play that game: in normal circumstances with a good quality microphone it performed flawlessly, converting long texts into type without significant errors. The days when voice […]
  • Review: Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking Premium 13

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  • Sony SSE-TN1W Smart Tennis Sensor

    Brian Mitchell
    30 Aug 2014 | 4:05 pm
    Sony is launching the Smart Tennis Sensor (SSE-TN1W), engineered for all levels of tennis players that want to optimize their tennis game and share their performance results. The new sensor takes control to the next level through real-time shot visualizations instantly available on a smartphone or tablet as well as simultaneous displaying of recorded video […]
  • Review: Datacolor Spyder4 Elite

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    TechRadar
    30 Aug 2014 | 10:00 am
    The Datacolor Spyder4 Elite is a colour calibration device that can be used to calibrate monitors, projectors, laptops, TVs, iPads and even smartphones using an easy-to-follow step-by-step based process. Like the X-Rite ColorMunki Display, it works by by measuring a series of colours on a screen and creating a "profile" that can be saved and […]
 
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  • Wakie: The app and social network for giving and receiving real live wake up calls

    Deepesh Agarwal
    27 Aug 2014 | 10:50 pm
    Are you the kind of person who loves getting wake-up calls when you stay at hotels, and wish you could bring that experience into your everyday life? Now there’s an app for that: Wakie is a free mobile app that brings together a social network of friendly strangers from all over the world to give each other wake up calls. It’s a great system; in the morning it’s easy to hit a snooze button every nine minutes until you’re late for work, but suddenly speaking with a kind person you don’t know really motivates you to become alert so you can speak with them at least somewhat…
  • Cell Phone Jammers: Next-Gen Security Tech For Jamming Cellphone Use In Prisons

    Deepesh Agarwal
    27 Aug 2014 | 9:19 pm
    Cell phones are not allowed in Prisons cause some of the most dangerous plans can be made after being aided with this communication device. But some of these prisoners manage to smuggle cell phones within a Jail by clever means however something even cleverer can now help in checking these unwanted communications. When prisoners get access to cell phones, they can manage to send and receive information through a series of facilities available via the mobile phone; these are calls, texts, social media, E-mails and Internet. Nowadays we have various facilities to check the use of cell phones in…
  • [Infographic] Everything About Raspberry Pi

    Deepesh Agarwal
    27 Aug 2014 | 3:33 am
  • Windows 9 Codename Threshold Technical Preview Expected To Release Next Month

    Deepesh Agarwal
    25 Aug 2014 | 5:49 am
    After some convincing internal builds leaks of Windows 9, we are now hearing rumors that Microsoft is working feverishly towards a release of "Windows Threshold Technical Preview" next month following the earlier announced rapid-release cycle schedule for Windows OS. The newest feature to make it's way into current builds of "Windows 9" would be the ability to upgrade "Windows builds" with a single-click without requiring a complete re-installation of the OS as needed with older Windows OS's.
  • iRBeacon - The All-In-One Remote On Your Smart Phone

    Deepesh Agarwal
    23 Aug 2014 | 2:40 am
    While remote-controls are meant to provide you all the comfort you want, it gets difficult to manage all those multitude of remote-controls and the solution itself becomes the problem!! With increasing number of remote-controlled utilities like TV, AC, Audio-System, Media-Player, CableTV Box etc., it makes perfect sense to invest into a solution which enables us to control all these from a single place from the comfort of our mobile phones. iRBeacon - is the cost-effective solution will be the universal remote for the smarter home. The iRBeacon is the first step towards an intelligent home.
 
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  • The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is Fun(d)raising at its Finest

    Rex Hammock
    24 Aug 2014 | 7:28 pm
    Forgive me, but you’ll find at the bottom of this post yet another Ice Bucket Challenge video. I was on vacation and somewhat off the grid a couple of weeks ago when the ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Ice Bucket Challenge meme hit, so I wasn’t quite sure what the shout-out from Hammock president John Lavey was all about when it hit my in-box. By the time I could get around to responding to his challenge, the meme had grown to epic status. How epic? Today (August 24, 2014), the ice bucket full of contributions being poured onto the ALS Association has crossed the $70 million…
  • 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…
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  • 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

  • The 10 Things you can do with the Documents App for iOS

    Amit Agarwal
    1 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am
    Readdle’s Documents 5 is one of my favorite iOS apps. It is completely free, without any ads or in-app purchases, and app is universal meaning it is optimized for both the iPhone and the iPad. The Documents app is hugely popular on the iTunes Apps Store but do you really know about the different things you can do with this versatile app. For starters, Documents is a document viewer but if you are only using the app for reading your PDFs, you’ve only scratched the surface. Here’re a list of things that you can do with Documents on your iPad or iPhone. 1. As a document…
  • How to Sell your Music on the Internet

    Amit Agarwal
    26 Aug 2014 | 12:10 am
    It is now easier than ever before to sell your music to a worldwide audience. I’ve been a musician since childhood, and while education, travel and then working for a living got in the way of my dream of becoming a guitar hero, I have never given up hope. Indeed, I’ve spent the last couple of years writing and recording an eclectic mix of songs. The next obvious step was to find some way to get them heard, which is where the advent of social media came into its own. Where to Sell your Music Online While MySpace is something of a musical backwater these days, despite Justin…
  • How to Load Disqus Comments on Click

    Amit Agarwal
    25 Aug 2014 | 4:06 am
    The comments on my website are powered by Disqus, the most popular commenting platform that offers a lot more features than what the native commenting engines of Blogger or WordPress have to offer. For instance, Disqus lets me moderate discussions or reply to comments via email itself and commenters can use their existing Facebook or Twitter accounts to sign-in for commenting on web pages. The Disqus widget is loaded asynchronously meaning it downloads the JavaScript in parallel and would not therefore impact the load time of your web pages. That said, the widget still adds lot of…
  • 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…
 
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    Wardell Design Blog

  • What is a hosted PBX, and what are the benefits of using it?

    Osterr Wight
    31 Aug 2014 | 2:18 pm
    The great appeal of a Hosted PBX phone system is that you can have a sophisticated telephone system for your business without having to outlay massive dollars for expensive telephone equipment. In fact, a Hosted PBX either operates with an existing telephone service or replaces it entirely. It’s easy to use and operate A Hosted […] Related posts: Tips for Helping your Small Business Thrive in the Windy City Things to Consider When Buying a Communication System. Just Upgraded to Google Voice
  • 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
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    PCWorld

  • Get productive with the best Android tablets for students

    1 Sep 2014 | 4:00 am
    Find the right Android tablet for you to manage the chaos of another school year.
  • The 11 best PC co-op games to play with your friends

    1 Sep 2014 | 3:00 am
    It's dangerous to go alone! It's good to have friends. That goes doubly so when you're facing down a zombie horde or sneaking into a hostile spy base. Here we've rounded up twelve games that are better in every way to play with friends. Yeah, you could play some of them alone. Sure, you could (if you're insane) play some of them with random Internet strangers who love to use profanity. But if you pair up with a partner or three you'll have a much more rewarding experience.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
  • Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell preview: This game has an armchair that fires rockets

    31 Aug 2014 | 5:16 am
    A thing I think happened: One day the People In Charge Of Ideas were sitting around at Volition racking their brains trying to come up with a new Saints Row game. "What can we possibly do to top the last game?" said one developer. "We literally gave players superpowers last time and put them in an entirely virtual world! There was a dubstep gun. It's impossible!"Then a letter showed up at Volition HQ. "Dear Volition, Your games are obscene and you're all going to hell.""Eureka!" shouted a developer who was, for some reason, dressed like a California prospector. And thus was Saints Row: Gat…
  • Facebook says not to believe the rumors, wants you to trust its Messenger app

    30 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    You’ve probably read the rumors by now: Facebook’s Messenger app records your movements! Spies on your conversations! Kills baby unicorns! Facebook wants you to know that it’s doing nothing of the sort.In a statement from Peter Martinazzi, a member of the Facebook Messenger development team, the social media company explains that Messenger doesn’t actively listen in or watch you through your phone’s on-board camera and microphone. Instead, it asks to use your camera and microphone so you can make audio chats, or send photos and videos to your friends.From the statement: “Like…
  • IBM Watson cooks up some new dishes

    29 Aug 2014 | 2:10 pm
    When not busy helping to find new treatments for cancer, IBM Watson is helping to cook up a few new dishes as well.To show off Watson’s powers, IBM is training its cognitive computing system to suggest new combinations of ingredients that could help cooks to create new, and sometimes quite delicious, recipes. It does so by analyzing the chemical compounds in each ingredient.IBM joined Bon Appétit magazine to create a Web application called Chef Watson, now in beta, that offers lists of ingredients that can be used to create recipes. Bon Appétit is also working up a cookbook of the best…
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    Data Connections

  • Sparked for DataDirect Design Previews at Progress Exchange

    Jesse Davis
    28 Aug 2014 | 10:17 am
    If you’re been following our blog then you know we’re quickly approaching Progress Exchange, our annual partner and customer conference! We can’t wait to ship off to Orlando, FL just as the cold settles in on the East Coast (October 6-9) for the event, which will include sessions from Progress customers, partners and event sponsors. Not only will attendees learn about the cool stuff that customers are currently doing with Progress technology, but there will be some future-thinking sessions to showcase what you could be doing down the line. With that in mind, we’re hosting a special…
  • Getting to Know Cassandra

    Jeff Reser
    26 Aug 2014 | 8:58 am
    Today’s data-driven world is both a blessing and a curse for IT managers. While Big Data makes it possible to solve business challenges, turning information from different sources into actionable insight can be a real challenge. How do you keep your organization moving forward, but still keep things simple for IT?  With the emergence of open source database management systems like Apache Cassandra, data connectivity is evolving to meet requirements for speed and consistency — and returning some normalcy to IT managers. Cassandra is a NoSQL data store that’s architected for real-time…
  • 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…
 
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    DanLew

  • Reputation Hotline

    Daniel Lew
    31 Aug 2014 | 8:31 pm
    There’s a local marketing service that you can practically give away and build a huge local marketing company…. even if you’re a complete newbie! You see, local businesses want Results NOW The problem is most local marketing services simply cannot deliver the “right now” benefits they are looking for! Check out Reputation Hotline here! In [...]
  • Incredible Green Screen

    Daniel Lew
    30 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm
    If you’re not using video as part of your marketing campaigns, you need to pay attention to what I’m about to share with you. Ask any marketer worth their salt, and they’ll tell you that video is essential these days if you want to be successful online. Yes, The Video Revolution is definitely in full [...]
  • People Image Creator

    Daniel Lew
    29 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm
    If you’re selling or promoting anything online, you know you need eye-catching attention grabbing graphics but QUALITY graphics can get expensive. Wouldn’t you love to have a library of nice images (with transparent backgrounds) that would help increase sales for you? What if you could SELL the images you created ? >> Download People Image [...]
  • Zamurai PBN Blueprint

    Daniel Lew
    28 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm
    New 6-Step Blueprint Shows You How To Rank In Google in 27 days or less Through The Power of Your Own Private Blog Network… Without Having to Spend Thousands of Dollars and without needing any previous experience. => Download Zamurai PBN Blueprint here Once you’re equipped with this 6-step blueprint you’ll be able to: - [...]
  • ELITE Presentation Kit

    Daniel Lew
    27 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm
    The ELITE Presentation Kit is On FIRE! If you haven’t already picked up your copy of this, You should DO IT NOW! Click here to check it out! ELITE Presentation Kit is Professional and Flexible collection of 9 Multipurpose presentations kit that ready to solve your critical thing in your business in few minutes. Yes… [...]
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    Houston Web Design, Social Media, Online Marketing, SEO, Web Development in The Woodlands, Texas

  • ITVibes Team Takes The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    ITVibes Support
    28 Aug 2014 | 7:04 pm
    We completed the challenge! The ITVibes team was nominated by the Newton Design and Marketing crew in The Woodlands for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. We accepted the challenge and poured ice cold water on each other to support this amazing campaign and spread awareness in the local community. ITVibes also donated to the organization. We challenged others in the greater Houston area to continue spreading the word to help #StrikeOutALS: Darren Miller & team with Hydrological Solutions Sam Thigpen & team with Thigpen Energy David Levin & team with Cloudspace USA Jack Stibbs &…
  • How SlideShare Can Help Your Business

    ITVibes Support
    28 Aug 2014 | 1:41 pm
    Have you ever used SlideShare before? If not, you might want to start today. First of all, some of you may be asking, what is SlideShare? It is a social media platform used to promote eye-catching, informative presentations, which can help a business gain the exposure they need. SlideShare began with a simple goal: To share knowledge online. They have grown to become the world’s largest community for sharing presentations and other professional content, according to SlideShare’s website. Why Should You Use SlideShare For Your Business? SlideShare is one of the most overlooked social media…
  • FRESH PRINTS

    itvibes tech
    27 Aug 2014 | 9:53 pm
    Houston Web Design & Marketing Fresh prints is located at 4026 Trey Drive in the Bear Creek area. We specialize in meeting the printing needs of our great city and believe in the value of customer service with a local feel. Let Fresh Prints be your one stop shop for custom printing and personalized clothing. They have several colors and shirt selections to choose from. They aim to please so if you don’t see what you are looking for, tell them what you need and they will find it for you. T-Shirt printing has never been easier with their new custom design studio! You decide how your…
  • Stryker Directional

    itvibes tech
    24 Aug 2014 | 11:24 pm
    Conroe Web Design & Marketing Stryker Energy Directional Services, proudly leading the drilling industry in performance, efficiency and integrity. Incorporated in 2010, their management group has over 100 years combined directional drilling experience which allows them to provide you with the application of some of the most extensive and accurate knowledge in the drilling industry. As they have progressed, and with the methods they employ, many of the problems encountered in drilling and producing oil economically have been answered. Nevertheless, controlling the well bore in such a…
  • 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…
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    LostInTechnology

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Specs Spotted on UAP

    Furqan Shahid
    31 Aug 2014 | 10:53 am
    Samsung’s upcoming flagship phablet is only few days away from official unveiling. The leaks we have received so far confirm almost all of the specifications. However, if you think that will stop the leaks from storming in, then no. The latest leak is coming from none other than Samsung’s own website. The leak comes in the shape of a UAP (User Agent Profile) and the leak gives us a huge hint of what will the Galaxy Note 4 pack. Other than the User Agent Profile, another leak showing the IFA poster for the Note 4 was also spotted that also gave away the hint regarding the…
  • [How To] Convert Your Android Device Into OnePlus One

    Furqan Shahid
    31 Aug 2014 | 6:53 am
    For all of you out there who are still waiting to get their hands on the OnePlus One which was released recently and quickly got the title of ”flagship killer’. the Chinese start up OnePlus was a result of former employees who worked at Oppo. The phone quickly became the centre of attention and received a lot of critical acclaim. It offered killer specs in an unbeatable price. However, the invite system was a bit of a bother. But thankfully, even that is being replaced by a pre-order system, this means easier access to the device. The pre-order system will go in motion somewhere…
  • Sony Xperia Z4 Concept Looks Fulgurant

    Furqan Shahid
    30 Aug 2014 | 10:58 am
    While every tech geek is waiting for Sony’s upcoming flagship and the successor to critically acclaimed Xperia Z2, the Xperia Z3. Some folks over at Concept Phones are looking at the bigger picture. The Xperia Z3 is set to be unveiled at IFA in Berlin that starts on 3rd September, only 4 more days away, and while the whole world is eyeing towards the Xperia Z3, someone went ahead and released the concept of the Xperia Z4. Now this isn’t the first time we are seeing a concept phone but they way its been done is quite intriguing. While we wait for Sony to show us the improvements…
  • Moto X+1 Caught on Camera

    Furqan Shahid
    30 Aug 2014 | 8:09 am
    Upcoming Moto X+1 from Motorola has been enjoying quite a lot of attention for some time. Appearing in numerous leaks, we now have a very good understanding about how the device will be looking and what specifications it will boast. The latest leak is coming from TKTechNews which shows us the back of the device. Now the back does look quite similar to the ones we have seen in previous leaks, but… there is one small change. It seems that this particular Moto X+1 is touting a leather back. This could very well be a result of customisation done through Moto Maker. There are chances that…
  • Say Goodbye To OnePlus One Invite System

    Furqan Shahid
    29 Aug 2014 | 11:00 am
    Almost everyone who is somewhat interested in technology knows about OnePlus and how they stormed the internet with their first ever smart phone and dubbed it as the ‘flagship killer’ of 2014. The catchphrase was somewhat true as the OnePlus One managed to best the likes of Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 3, Xperia Z2 and HTC One M8. And the best part? The phone was available at the staggering price of $350 (For the 64 gigs version) However, there was a slight issue. To buy a OnePlus One you would have needed an invite, and invites weren’t easy to get. Well, the good news is that the…
 
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    HellBound Bloggers (HBB)

  • Top Affiliate Programs To Make Money From Your Blog

    Devinder Maheshwari
    30 Aug 2014 | 1:15 am
    Every newbie blogger, I take an exception to passionate ones, approaches the blogosphere with an aim! To reach the aim, they find only one method –... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • New Project vs Resale – How To Pick Right Property Wisely?

    HBB &#124; Editorial Staff
    28 Aug 2014 | 3:52 am
    While opting for buying your dream house, the dilemma of pursuing with a resale property or booking a house in a project always play hide and seek in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • VoIP Provides The Latest Communications Technology

    HBB &#124; Editorial Staff
    26 Aug 2014 | 10:08 pm
    Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is the best means of clear communication from any place in the world and it also has Latest Communications... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • 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! ]]
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    HellBound Bloggers (HBB)

  • Top Affiliate Programs To Make Money From Your Blog

    Devinder Maheshwari
    30 Aug 2014 | 1:15 am
    Every newbie blogger, I take an exception to passionate ones, approaches the blogosphere with an aim! To reach the aim, they find only one method –... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • New Project vs Resale – How To Pick Right Property Wisely?

    HBB &#124; Editorial Staff
    28 Aug 2014 | 3:52 am
    While opting for buying your dream house, the dilemma of pursuing with a resale property or booking a house in a project always play hide and seek in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • VoIP Provides The Latest Communications Technology

    HBB &#124; Editorial Staff
    26 Aug 2014 | 10:08 pm
    Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is the best means of clear communication from any place in the world and it also has Latest Communications... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • 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! ]]
 
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    Terry White's Tech Blog

  • What I’m Teaching Next Week at Photoshop World Vegas

    Terry White
    27 Aug 2014 | 9:11 pm
    photo by Jason Lykins It’s almost time for my favorite conference, Photoshop World! It’s time to head back to Las Vegas and I’m really looking forward to it. Not only do I get to see so many of you, but I’m psyched about teaching some updated classes. First up I’m teaching an updated “Intro to Adobe Muse CC” class. I did this class at Photoshop World in Atlanta and it went over great. This time I get to teach it on the brand new rewritten, 64bit native Mac/Win version. If you’ve always wanted to be able to create your own website, but…
  • I went with Bluehost.com for all my web hosting needs

    Terry White
    24 Aug 2014 | 9:11 pm
    I haven’t been happy with my web hosting for a long time now. Let me give you a little history of  the sites I have and the various hosting providers I’ve been through. I currently manage: terrywhite.com terrywhitephotography.com bestappsite.com macgroup.org creativecloudtv.com and a site for my family reunion/tree. When I first started doing web hosting I had it all under one roof (except creativecloudtv.com because it’s hosted by my podcast hosting company libsyn.com). I was using Network Solutions for all of it including email. While Network Solutions did all I needed…
  • 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…
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    Latest ITProPortal news

  • Fujifilm and Xerox unite to build a robotic printer so smart it delivers documents straight to your desk

    1 Sep 2014 | 4:55 am
    The smart printer has been designed for public places such as an airport lounge and uses sensors to navigate around obstacles, but is it just "technology for technology's sake?" Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/09/01/fujifilm-and-xerox-unite-to-build-a-robotic-printer-so-smart-it-delivers-documents-straight-to-your-desk/
  • HP takes the wraps off ProLiant Gen9 servers

    Darren Allan
    1 Sep 2014 | 4:45 am
    In what’s a major milestone in its “compute strategy”, HP has pushed out new servers with a number of innovations to boost performance.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/09/01/hp-takes-the-wraps-off-proliant-gen9-servers/
  • Samsung unveils world's first curved soundbar to match TV

    Barclay Ballard
    1 Sep 2014 | 4:41 am
    The South Korean firm has announced that the HW-H7500/H7501 soundbar is part of the company's "Total Curved Solution" and will offer 8.1 channel support with two speaker units on each side.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/09/01/samsung-unveils-worlds-first-curved-soundbar-match-tv/
  • Zomato insights part 2: Three tips that make funding your startup easy

    1 Sep 2014 | 4:15 am
    Getting the funds to set up and grow your start-up can be a real hurdle. In this article we share three tips for winning over investors and making them want to fund your business.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/09/01/zomato-insights-part-2-three-tips-make-funding-your-startup-easy/
  • German employment minister proposes 'anti-stress' law

    1 Sep 2014 | 4:04 am
    Germany's federal minister of labour and social affairs has proposed legislation that will make it illegal for a company to contact its employees out of hours. Do we need the same in the UK?Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/09/01/german-emplyment-minister-proposes-anti-stress-law/
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    The Evangelist Marketing Institute -- Alex L. Goldfayn -- Techniques For Revenue Growth

  • Doing The Work

    Alex Goldfayn
    25 Aug 2014 | 12:38 pm
    I have clients who diligently do the work — grow their lists, communicate value to them, collect testimonials, communicate them, ask for referrals, etc. — and enjoy revenue growth of 20% or more in their first year with me. Almost always, this is millions of dollars in new sales. I have other clients who listen to my advice, but do not apply it. They don’t change their behavior much, and do not enjoy the results they deserve. Further, their market does not get to benefit from their enormous value. You already know what to do. The question is, are you doing it? The distance…
  • 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…
 
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    Top News - WebProNews

  • Alaska Earthquake Reaches 5.1 Near Fairbanks

    Galen Velonis
    1 Sep 2014 | 2:56 am
    Earthquakes in Alaska are giving locals a good shaking. This weekend, the biggest one reached a 5.1 magnitude, and even landed it’s own Associated Press report. The event happened Saturday night, 7:06 p.m. Alaska Daylight Time, 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks, and there was no damage. This earthquake wasn’t the only one to hit Alaska this weekend. The Alaska Earthquake Information Center recorded 545 other Earthquakes since the 5.1 to 1:20 A.M. Monday morning. Although most were minor, a few, according to the Fairbanks News-Miner, were noteworthy. Three others—a 3.49 quake at…
  • Amber Portwood: ‘Teen Mom’ Star Releases New Tell-All Book About Her Life Stuggles

    Val Powell
    1 Sep 2014 | 1:42 am
    Amber Portwood, star of the hit reality TV show Teen Mom on MTV, has recently launched her memoir Never Too Late on Amazon.com. The book discusses some very difficult points in her life, including her stints on the MTV shows 16 And Pregnant and Teen Mom as well as her struggle with drug addiction and her 17 months in prison. Portwood revealed in an interview with MTV News that she wrote the book because she thought it was an important step to connecting more closely with her fans. “I had been thinking about writing a book since my stay in prison. I felt it was time when I got out to…
  • Ariana Grande Nude Photos Leaked?

    Meaghan Ellis
    31 Aug 2014 | 11:16 pm
    Ariana Grande has been a hot tabloid topic lately. For the past couple months, rumors about her love life have been circulating all over the Internet. But, that’s not all! The “Best Mistake” singer’s career has also skyrocketed to another level. Her latest album My Everything, which was released on August 22, also received highly lauded reviews after debuting at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100. Now, however, the rumor mill has kicked up yet again. Unfortunately, there isn’t anything great about the recent accusations. According to Billboard, Grande has become a…
  • Lisa Kudrow Reunites with “Friends:” Could They Reunite again?

    Jerrica Tisdale
    31 Aug 2014 | 11:14 pm
    Lisa Kudrow, Courteney Cox, and Jennifer Aniston became Phoebe, Monica, and Rachel again, but not for a Friends movie or reboot series. The former Friends stars reunited for a skit on the late night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live. Aniston was interviewed by Kimmel to promote her new movie, Life of Crime. Then he changed topics and started discussing his Friends fan fiction. He asked Aniston to help him act out some of it, and he revealed a set replica of Monica and Rachel’s apartment. Suddenly, Kudrow and Cox joined them on stage. The skit unleased one awkward moment after another as…
  • Katie Couric: Did She Say Diane Sawyer Traded Sexual Favors For Stories?

    Val Powell
    31 Aug 2014 | 10:12 pm
    In a book coming out in September titled The News Sorority, author Sheila Weller claims that CBS News anchor Katie Couric once made a snide remark about rival Diane Sawyer’s technique in getting stories. The incident involved Sawyer landing an interview with a 54-year-old woman who had just given birth to twins. When Couric heard about it, she allegedly remarked, “I wonder who she blew this time to get it.” The book is a tell-all about three of the most powerful female newscasters in television today: Couric, Sawyer and CNN’s Christiane Amanpour. It details the careers of these women…
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    BLOGTECHNIKA

  • A Pilot’s License or Pilot’s Certificate?

    Arpit Verma
    31 Aug 2014 | 9:09 pm
    For those of us who have friends who fly as a profession, we have definitely heard them say they have a flying or a pilot’s licence after clocking so and so number of Nautical Miles or hours etc. However, on the contrary, if you read on the internet, equally possible is somebody calling the flying licence to be flying certificate. So which one exactly it is? A common notion so far has been that those who are flying commercial aircraft or jets own a flying certificate, while flying licence is reserved for those, who are on space duties. However, this seems a little off the hook in all…
  • OnePlus One Planning to Do Away with Invite System From October

    Arpit Verma
    31 Aug 2014 | 8:38 pm
    One of the charms of owning a OnePlus or Xiaomi devices is the fact that it is next to impossible to acquire one of these for one reason or the other. While OnePlus currently has an invite system where unless you have an invite from the company itself via their internet forums, you cannot own the device, Xiaomi is persisting with a flash sale model in India where you need to register in order to buy the phone when the sale goes live until the devices are not sold out. Both the devices are some sort of achievement to own and no wonder your everyday consumer who may not be the most tech or…
  • Gionee Announces the GPad G5for Rs 14,999

    Arpit Verma
    28 Aug 2014 | 10:15 pm
    Chinese smartphone OEM, Gionee mobiles has announced the fifth device in its G series of devices. While not official, the G series for us stand for Ginormous series in the Gionee lineup as the devices here are usually in the phablet series. We had seen the GPad G4 a while ago and the all metal like body reminded us of the likes of HTC One Max. The GPad G5 is the latest addition to the series and the device comes with 5.5 inch 720 P display, in a metal and glass body. The device will go on sale both online and with offline retailers starting next week for about Rs 14,999. The Gionee GPad G5…
  • Apple Invites the World to Unveil its next iPhone on September 9th

    Arpit Verma
    28 Aug 2014 | 9:47 pm
    Apple’s launch events are unlike any other launch events. There is an air of class and sophistication filled in the room and you have some of the most amazing brains in the tech industry on stage talking about products that usually become matrix for measuring success in the shelf life of their existence. Several keynotes, like the most recent iOS 8 one, iPhone 4 one and even the original iPhone launch were probably the best examples of product keynotes done right. And Apple is set to take the stage once again on September 9th, in what we will presume is the launch event for iPhone 6 and…
  • Samsung announces the Gear S: A Tizen Powered Curved Smartwatch

    Arpit Verma
    28 Aug 2014 | 12:24 am
    One of the key strategies that Samsung seems to follow for any new category is to literally saturate it with enough product releases that if not all, at least one hits the relentless success chord. We saw that with the smartphones where every second day, a new device was launched until it became blatantly clear that was not working, we saw that with tablets which never worked, and to a smaller scale we are seeing that with watches now. It has hardly been an year since Samsung introduced its first smart watch, the Gear and since then we have already had about 5 other iteration and that is not…
 
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    CEOWORLD Magazine

  • 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

  • 5 Reasons why Wireless Charging Never Caught on

    Aditya Shenoy
    28 Aug 2014 | 11:14 am
    The first thing that comes to mind when you read wireless charging is that of a phone magically charging the moment you’re in a particular zone; just like Wi-Fi. Sadly that’s not how wireless charging works in the present day. You need a charging base on which you need to...Read more »The post 5 Reasons why Wireless Charging Never Caught on appeared first on 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.
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    TechChunks: Latest Technology Tips, Gadgets, SEO, Blogging, Social Media

  • Top 33 Unknown, Hidden, Secret Facts about Apple and Steve Jobs

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

    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…
 
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    The Lantronix Blog

  • Lantronix Rallies Around Digital Classroom with Launch of Print and Learn (PAL) Program

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

  • MSN Messenger’s final nail in the coffin to be hammered on October 31st

    Adeel Inam
    31 Aug 2014 | 8:38 pm
    Microsoft is taking a new initiative that will enable the company to mold a prosperous future for itself. Unfortunately, the company’s Messenger platform is not going to be a part of the utopic vision the company’s CEO Satya Nadella has for the tech giant. The objectives that Nadella has laid out are extremely ambitious; there are several sacrifices that will have to be made for the company to reach the platform that has been laid out in the timeline. Not long ago, nearly 18,000 employees were laid off as part of the changes that the company plans to implement in the coming months.
  • NVIDIA slashes its Titan-Z GPU’s price by 37%

    Adeel Inam
    31 Aug 2014 | 8:38 pm
    While the Titan-Z graphic card released by NVIDIA is placed in an echelon of performance that only one GPU is currently able to match, its exorbitant price  of $3,000 and buggy drivers won’t make the richest computer gamers enticed to purchase it. This is probably because it’s closest rival; AMD’s R9 295 x 2 performs equally against its adversary and costs literally half the price of the Titan Z ($1,499). Perhaps NVIDIA has got its act together from being inebriated, because the price slashing of the company’s current flagship GPU has begun and the best part is that the price slash…
  • Alienware new Area 51 desktop is a beauty

    Adeel Inam
    31 Aug 2014 | 7:55 pm
    Dell’s Alienware brand is widely known to provide gaming products that deliver unmatched processing and graphics rendering power, enabling gamers to immerse in titles with the highest graphical settings enabled. Dell’s gaming products are also known for their unmatched product design and aesthetics that will make an architect shed tears of joy. Dell has decided to resurrect one of its oldest desktop products known to nearly every gamer; the new Area 51. While the gaming computer shares the look of having large and bulky feel to it, this version is different from the previous generations…
  • Instagram Hyperlapse: the new timelapse app for your iPhone

    Adeel Inam
    29 Aug 2014 | 11:24 pm
    Instagram , the image filtering app released for multiple mobile operating systems, has released another app, calling it the Hyperlapse. This app has currently been released for the iPhone, making it exclusive so far. Instagram’s Hyperlapse is able to time lapse recorded videos and smooth out tracking shots. The great thing about the app is that users will not require any add on or app to smooth out the recorded video (such as a Steadicam system) and the app itself will be able to carry out that function. Hyperlapse was originated from Luma, which is a software image stabilization system…
  • ATM skimmers as thin as debit cards pose a real threat to banks

    Adeel Inam
    29 Aug 2014 | 11:10 pm
    ATM slots are extremely thin, which makes it necessary for the banks to make credit or debit cards even thinner. Regardless of how thick ATM slots or credit or debit cards are, there is no ATM slot in the world where a debit card sized skimmer will not be able to fit and create havoc with unsuspecting victim’s hard earned money. The newest ATM skimmer comprises of the following technical features. To start off, the skimmer comprises of a CR2012 lithium battery; the makers have used the same battery present in motherboards in order to retain the BIOS settings. This states that there is…
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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

  • Report claims Apple partners with American Express for mobile payments in iPhone 6

    Nicole Batac
    31 Aug 2014 | 5:41 pm
      Days away from the upcoming Apple event and the rumour mill is abuzz with life. A new report has surfaced saying Apple has reached an agreement with American Express to bring new mobile payment systems for the upcoming iPhone. This is in line with part leaks that have shown the presence of NFC (finally) in the iPhone 6. There are credit card companies that support NFC use for wireless payments and hopefully Apple’s supposed entry into the space might push merchants to support this kind of payment system. We’ll just have to wait a bit more to see if there is any truth to the…
  • Twitter revamps sign-up process for newbies

    Nicole Batac
    31 Aug 2014 | 5:31 pm
    Twitter wants to lure in new users with a more follow-friendly sign-up process. The app will now ask you to choose topics you are interested in and then will offer you suggestions based on your selection. You will even be able to view recent tweets from these accounts to give you a better sense of whether you’d want to follow them or not. It will admittedly get a bit tedious though because the default is you will follow all the suggestions and you’d have to manually deselect those you don’t want to watch. Source: Christian Oestlien | Via: Engadget
  • WhatsApp for Android Wear exits beta

    Nicole Batac
    31 Aug 2014 | 5:13 pm
    WhatsApp first made its appearance on Android’s smartwatch operating system in beta and it needed users to sideload the app to the device. Now, you just need to download the app from Google Play Store since it’s just been taken out of beta. The update brings the ability to see entire WhatsApp messages on your Android Wear smartwatch, view individual sender’s names in group conversations, and look through stacked notifications to make sure you don’t miss out on any messages. You are also given the capability to reply to messages with the smartwatch through voice reply.
  • Canadian Reviewer Weekly Roundup 8/24-8/30

    Nicole Batac
    30 Aug 2014 | 4:07 pm
    Google brings Photo Sphere Camera app to iOS Rogers and Fido offer in-store diagnosis with Device Tune-up Full list of iTunes Festival 2014 Performers Confirmed SlideShow: Hyundai Canada takes to the track for Hyundai Fun Day Fujifilm releases new 12 Megapixel X30 camera with realtime viewfinder Kobo makes a splash with the new Aura H20 Top 10 Back-To-School Online Safety Tips HTC's Desire 510 offers 4G for everyone TP-Link Canada launches AC750 Wireless Dual-Band Router for $59.99 Olympus' new PEN E-PL7 caters to the smartphone and selfie set LG and Samsung sneak out new smart watches before…
  • New Apple patent proposes a more durable Lightning cable, docking station

    Nicole Batac
    30 Aug 2014 | 3:45 pm
    Apple patents don’t guarantee that the actual product gets made but here’s something we’re hoping would make an eventual appearance. Apple is looking for a way to make the Lightning cable more durable and flexible up to the tip. Accompanying this is a new dock that will make it safer and easier to charge your Apple device. According to Patently Apple, this is the description of the new patent: “On August 28, 2014, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that reveals an improved method of producing a lightning connector that has a…
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    WebTrickz

  • Easily Grant Root Permissions in MIUI v6 Developer ROM with SuperSU

    Mayur
    1 Sep 2014 | 2:37 am
    Earlier, we shared ‘How to root Xiaomi Mi 3 Indian version’ easily by installing the necessary files through Updater, both for rooting and unrooting. Perhaps, if you’ve updated Mi 3 or Mi 4 to MIUI v6 Developer ROM (based on Android 4.4.4) then you might be looking to root your MIUI 6 device. Well, that’s not required as MIUI developer ROMs are rooted by default! But the root permissions aren’t provided to apps by default. Though, one can grant root access to an app through the Permissions app but that’s pretty annoying in MIUI 6 as there are 5 pop-ups, each with a timer of 5…
  • How to Downgrade Mi 3 from Developer ROM to Stable MIUI ROM

    Mayur
    30 Aug 2014 | 3:02 am
    Want to downgrade your Mi 3 from Developer ROM to Stable ROM? MIUI Developer ROMs are officially provided by MIUI to let interested users test the beta version of upcoming MIUI OS, which helps them resolve any reported bugs and obtain user feedback prior to the final release. The Developer ROMs are updated every week with bug fixes and new features as compared to Stable ROMs that don’t have a regular update frequency. Perhaps, if you’ve installed a developer ROM on your Xiaomi smartphone (Mi 3/ Mi 4) and are encountering serious bugs and app crashes, then you might want to revert back…
  • How to Easily Install MIUI v6 Developer ROM on Mi 3 Indian version

    Mayur
    29 Aug 2014 | 5:13 am
    MIUI 6 ROM has now been released under the Developer channel for Xiaomi Mi 3 and Mi 4. Users running the developer version of MIUI v5 (v4.8.22) can now update directly to MIUI v6 (v4.8.29) by updating their Mi 3/ Mi 4 software OTA. MIUI 6 packs an entirely revamped UI much similar to iOS 7 and its final stable version will reportedly be released in October. Those who are interested in trying out the stunning MIUI v6 on Mi 3 in India, can do so by installing the MIUI v5 developer ROM and then update it to MIUI v6 OTA. However, MIUI v5 DEV ROM isn’t available for Indian Mi 3 WCDMA version yet…
  • How to Install CyanogenMod Screencast App on Mi 3 to Record Screencast

    Mayur
    27 Aug 2014 | 1:09 am
    A while back, the infamous Android developerKoush released the ‘CyanogenMod Screencast’ app for Android 4.4.1 devices running CyanogenMod 11 custom ROM. The Screencast app allows you to seamlessly capture a video recording of your Android phone screen and microphone. The record screen feature is really useful for developers to showcase their app through a video demonstration or in case you want to give a video walkthrough of the device interface. Though, Android 4.4 KitKat supports screen recording functionality but it is not available out of the box; requires installing Android SDK and…
  • Xiaomi Redmi 1S vs Moto E vs Zenfone 4 vs Moto G [Specifications Comparison]

    Mayur
    26 Aug 2014 | 7:15 am
    Today, Xiaomi announced the availability and new pricing for its entry-level smartphone ‘Redmi 1S’ which is now priced at Rs. 5,999. The Redmi 1S will go on sale exclusively at Flipkart on 2nd September and registration for the same has already started. Just like Mi 3, the Redmi 1S features a nice design, aggressive price and a great hardware for its price. Redmi 1S at Rs. 5,999 is apparently a much better buy over other phones in the similar price segment such as the Moto E, ASUS Zenfone 4 (A400CG/ A450CG), Micromax Unite 2 A106, and even Moto G. Redmi 1S is powered by a 1.6Ghz Quad-core…
 
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    Monday Note

  • Legacy Media: The Lost Decade In Six Charts

    Frédéric Filloux
    31 Aug 2014 | 2:15 pm
      Ten years. That’s how far away in the past the Google IPO lies. Ten years of explosive growth for the digital world, ten gruesome years for legacy media. Here is the lost decade, revisited in charts and numbers.  The asymmetry is staggering. By every measure, the digital sphere grew explosively thanks to a combination of known factors: a massive influx of capital; the radical culture shift fostered by a “blank slate” approach; obsessive agility in search of new preys; flattened hierarchies; shrugged-off acceptance of failure; refocusing on the customer;  a keen sense of…
  • Three Years Later: Tim Cook’s Apple

    Jean-Louis Gassée
    31 Aug 2014 | 2:15 pm
      On September 9th, Apple will announce products likely to be seen as a new milestone in Tim Cook’s tenure as Apple’s CEO. You Break It You Own It. This Labor Day weekend sits about midway between two  anniversaries: Tim Cook assumed the CEO mantel a little over three years ago – and Steve Jobs left this world – too soon – early October 2011. And, in a few days, Apple will announce new products, part of a portfolio that caused one of Cook’s lieutenants, Eddy Cue, to gush Apple had the “best product lineup in 25 Years”. Uttered at last Spring’s Code…
  • Shift Happens: Apple + IBM. This Time It’ll Be Different.

    Jean-Louis Gassée
    24 Aug 2014 | 11:53 am
      Strategic Alliances and other grandly named partnerships never seem to live up to their florid marriage announcements. Apple and IBM are it – again – but this time, Apple is the larger, more prosperous company, and IBM is trying the bad old recipe of regaining growth by cutting down. Let me slip into something more comfortable: Devil’s Advocate robes. Thus togged out, I will explain why this Apple + IBM rapprochement won’t work – or, worse, it will. First, the clash of cultures. Apple is a focused company, its financial statements tell the story: Its money is made…
  • 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…
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    MakeUseOf

  • Stop Thieves From Recovering Your Data After A Factory Reset

    Chris Hoffman
    1 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    Android’s factory reset feature is supposed to wipe all the data off your device, ensuring none of your personal data is left. You should be able to sell or dispose of your device in confidence after using it. Unfortunately, Android may not always wipe everything — and people who are determined enough may be able to recover some of your personal data afterwards. But you can ensure your personal data is completely wiped if you know what you’re doing. Why Can Data Be Recovered? When you delete files from any hard drive or flash drive (whether on an Android phone,...Read the…
  • Ice Bucket Challenge Trademark Travesty, iPhone 6 Mobile Wallet, And More… [Tech News Digest]

    Dave Parrack
    1 Sep 2014 | 4:30 am
    Also, MSN Messenger is done, Pixlr arrives on desktop, Flickr lands millions of copyright-free images, Nintendo unveils new 3DS games consoles, and the worst Iron Man suit ever. ALS Association Tries To Trademark Meme The ALS Association has been caught trying to trademark the term, ‘Ice Bucket Challenge‘. The charity which has gained the most from the meme — which entails people from all around the world pouring buckets of ice-cold water over their heads — wasn’t content with the raised levels of donations and awareness, so filed a claim for the ‘Ice…
  • The Telecommuter’s Guide To Staying Sane

    Jackson Chung
    31 Aug 2014 | 7:30 pm
    Telecommuting is becoming more and more popular as employers offer the option of working from home to their workers. For the employee, one benefit of telecommuting is saving time and money by not having to drive to work. As for the employer, offsite employees help to reduce location costs, among others. But how do telecommuters cope with not working in an office environment? This is probably true for freelancers as well. Does working from home affect productivity negatively? Are you a telecommuter? Share your experience below. Click to enlarge. via llFreeForwardingRead the full article: The…
  • Free Legal Creative Commons Licensed Music Downloads [Sound Sunday]

    Tina Sieber
    31 Aug 2014 | 6:30 pm
    Since man gained a notion of self, creative work has been haunted by the idea of ownership. Yet isn’t it in the nature of everything that one creation breeds the next? In essence, everything you see in this world is a copy or a remix of some kind. Whether you’re considering the origin of a tree, a human being, or this article, everything comes from something and nothing is created in a vacuum. It thus makes sense to release ownership and freely share your creations with everyone. This is where the idea of Creative Commons comes in. All music featured...Read the full article: Free…
  • Microsoft vs Google – Who Leads the Artificial Intelligence Race?

    Andre Infante
    31 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    AI is back. For the first time since the 1980′s, artificial intelligence researchers are making tangible progress on hard problems, and people are starting to talk seriously about strong AI again.  In the mean time, our increasingly data-driven world has kicked off an arms race between companies seeking to monetize the new intelligence, particularly in the mobile space. The two titans leading the pack are Google and Microsoft.  The first battle?  A new domain in artificial intelligence called “Deep Learning.” So who’s winning? The Google Brain Google’s…
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  • Simplicity is Beauty: 15 Beautiful Watches for Minimalists

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    31 Aug 2014 | 10:25 pm
    Who doesn’t love a beautiful watch? They’re a great way to show that you value functionality while expressing your own individual style. Options are seemingly endless, but if your style is more on the minimalist side of things, you may find it difficult to avoid the flashy styles that seem to be prominent these days. However, if you’re looking hard enough, you’ll find plenty of refined styles that aren’t too over the top. If you’re in the market for a new watch, take a look at these fifteen options that give a polished and professional look without losing any of the style. Alessi…
  • 63 Web UI Patterns From Today’s Hottest Companies

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    31 Aug 2014 | 9:09 pm
    What is the secret to beautiful yet intuitive web user interfaces?  The answer might be found in elegant UI design patterns. This eBook from UXPin uses a problem/solution approach to discuss today’s most useful web UI design patterns from top companies including Pinterest, LinkedIn, OKCupid, Spotify, Amazon, Kickstarter, and AirBnB. With an abundance of visuals and examples, Web UI Design Patterns 2014: A Deeper Look at the Hottest Websites and Web Apps Today is a straightforward, easy-to-read guide on web UI design patterns.  From it, you will learn about 63 design patterns as well as…
  • 60 Most Powerful Quotes You’ll Ever Read

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    28 Aug 2014 | 10:34 pm
    Part of the human experience is finding other people who can relate to us. Some people need to know they’re not alone, while others need a little bit of encouragement to keep moving forward. Sometimes we just need to be reminded that we are capable of more than it seems at this moment. No matter what it is that you’re in need of, a powerful quote can go a long way. Soak in a little inspiration from the leaders, inventors, actors, and world-changers to motivate and encourage you today. “I start early and I stay late, day after day, year after year, it took me 17 years and 114 days to…
  • 20 Freshly Baked Icons for Your Designs

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    27 Aug 2014 | 10:39 pm
    If you’re in need of some beautiful icons, you’re in luck. Below you will find 20 beautiful icon sets that are worthy to be in your arsenal of design resources. Most of the icons are vectors, meaning you can easily scale each icon to fit your needs. With high attention to detail, these icons were crafted by professionals to give your design work a unique and clean touch. So whether you’re a regular user or a professional designer, I’m sure this collection contains something for everyone. Enjoy! Streamline Icons 1640 iOS style vector icons. Download 1500 Flat…
  • 50 Medical WP vs Joomla Templates

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    26 Aug 2014 | 10:30 pm
    Medical Templates are designed to serve for needs of institutions which deal with providing health services. Health is considered to be the most important thing in people’s lives. It is undoubtedly precious, because when a person is sick, nothing else matters to him or her. Money, career or fame… These concepts are forgotten immediately when disease occurs. This is the reason why people pay so much attention, concern and even money to health. People want to get the best qualified treatment which will ensure their long, happy and sound life. When people are sick, they don’t have a lot of…
 
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  • Biomimetic photodetector ‘sees’ in color

    Editor-S
    26 Aug 2014 | 7:43 am
    Rice University researchers have created a CMOS-compatible, biomimetic color photodetector that directly responds to red, green and blue light in much the same way the human eye does. The new device was created by researchers at Rice’s Laboratory for Nanophotonics (LANP) and is described online in a new study in the journal Advanced Materials. It uses an aluminum grating that can be added to silicon photodetectors with the silicon microchip industry’s mainstay technology, “complementary metal-oxide semiconductor,” or CMOS.read more
  • Drone Delivery: New algorithm lets drones monitor their own health during long package-delivery missions

    Editor-S
    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

    Editor-S
    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?

    Editor-S
    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

    Editor-S
    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
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  • Attorneys & Social Media Marketing

    insivia
    28 Aug 2014 | 9:20 am
    With social media there are a lot of factors industry professionals like Attorneys need to keep in mind in order to stay compliant with their firms and industry standards. In this Insivia Insight Charley shares some tips to help make sure your profile meets these requirements. Did you like this insight? Make sure you stay connected to our Facebook & Twitter to receive our most recent news & updates!
  • 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.
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  • Hidden Obstacles for Google’s Self-Driving Cars

    27 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Impressive progress hides major limitations of Google’s quest for automated driving.Would you buy a self-driving car that couldn’t drive itself in 99 percent of the country? Or that knew nearly nothing about parking, couldn’t be taken out in snow or heavy rain, and would drive straight over a gaping pothole?
  • A Headset Meant to Make Augmented Reality Less of a Gimmick

    25 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    A novel optical technique could overlay virtual imagery on the real world through a compact pair of glasses.Andrew Maimone thinks augmented reality hasn’t been much more than a gimmick so far.
  • Insect Farming Is Taking Shape as Demand for Animal Feed Rises

    19 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    As the world grows hungrier for animal protein, insects could be the new way to feed livestock.Most farmers go to great lengths to keep insects at bay. For a growing cadre of livestock and fish producers though, bugs have never been so welcome.
  • Love of Labor

    18 Aug 2014 | 9:05 pm
    Automation makes things easier, whether it’s on the factory floor or online. Is it also eroding too many of the valuable skills that define us as people?Messages move at light speed. Maps speak directions. Groceries arrive at the door. Floors mop themselves. Automation provides irresistible conveniences.
  • 2014 Humanitarians | Innovators Under 35

    18 Aug 2014 | 9:05 pm
    By applying technology in novel ways, they are improving lives and expanding opportunities.
 
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  • 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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  • 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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  • Flickr Group Showcase – TheAppWhisperer (TAW) – 31 August 2014

    Joanne Carter
    31 Aug 2014 | 6:04 am
    Wow, another week has passed and thankfully we have captured the very best of mobile photography and art from around the world. It’s another mesmerizing week, full of phenomenal, remarkable […] The post Flickr Group Showcase – TheAppWhisperer (TAW) – 31 August 2014 appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
  • A Letter From Impossible’s CEO

    Joanne Carter
    30 Aug 2014 | 8:54 am
    Dear Impossible Pioneers and Customers, In just a month from now, Impossible will move from the office and shop space it has occupied for the past four years on Broadway […] The post A Letter From Impossible’s CEO appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
  • Huge iOS Photography App Sales This Weekend – Don’t Miss This

    Joanne Carter
    30 Aug 2014 | 8:44 am
    Many app developers are discounting their apps this weekend for Labor Day weekend.  We have rounded up the best of these, take a look below. The discount for Chalkspiration has […] The post Huge iOS Photography App Sales This Weekend – Don’t Miss This appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
  • iOS Photography App – CameraBag 2 – Temporarily Free

    Joanne Carter
    30 Aug 2014 | 3:38 am
    Both the iPad and iPhone versions of CameraBag 2 are free today, we just mentioned the iPad version here, with link. Today is an excellent example to pick them both […] The post iOS Photography App – CameraBag 2 – Temporarily Free appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
  • iPad Photography App – CameraBag 2 HD – Temporarily Free

    Joanne Carter
    30 Aug 2014 | 3:28 am
    Don’t miss this great opportunity to download CameraBag 2 HD for iPad for free today. CameraBag 2 HD comes highly recommended by TheAppWhisperer.com and is definitely one you should have […] The post iPad Photography App – CameraBag 2 HD – Temporarily Free appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
 
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  • More Than 10.3 Million Americans Newly Insured Under Obamacare

    Julie Clements
    29 Aug 2014 | 12:14 am
    A new study reports that an estimated 10.3 million American adults have gained health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) since open enrollment started last October, with the major gains among young adults and Hispanics. The study was jointly funded by researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham, Women’s Hospital in Boston, and the federal government. The researchers’ findings are based data indicating a 5.2 percentage drop in the U.S. uninsured rate since last September for Americans aged 18-64 years. The key findings of the study are as…
  • New Study Links Deficiency of Vitamin D to Schizophrenia

    Rajeev Rajagopal
    27 Aug 2014 | 12:20 am
    Schizophrenia is a brain disorder that affects the way a person acts, thinks, and sees the world. Several observational studies have investigated the association between vitamin D status and schizophrenia. The November 2013 issue of Schizophrenia Research carries a study that found vitamin D deficiency to be linked to the first episodes of psychosis (FEP). Another very recent study, published online on July 22, 2014 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism highlights the role of vitamin D in psychiatric health. The researchers found a strong association between vitamin D…
  • AP – NORC Survey Observes How Americans Evaluate Physician Quality

    Meghann Kiernan
    25 Aug 2014 | 1:54 am
    The Affordable Care Act focuses on expanding health insurance coverage to millions of Americans. Americans while getting enrolled in specific health benefit plans and choosing physicians, must consider whether the physician will be able to provide high-quality care. Often, when it comes to defining a quality healthcare provider there is considerable difference between how experts and consumers actually define it. Being licensed doesn’t necessarily mean that a doctor is capable and up-to-date on all best practices. A new poll conducted by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public…
  • 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…
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  • 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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  • It’s official! Get ready for a new iPhone, folks. Apple just sent a select group…

    Avinash Kumpati
    28 Aug 2014 | 12:07 pm
    It’s official! Get ready for a new iPhone, folks. Apple just sent a select group of journalists invitations to a September 9 press event at the Flint Center in Cupertino that will in all likelihood include a new iPhone 6. Read the rest of the story at www.iCosmoGeek.com
  • Microsoft has removed over 1500 apps as a part of a scam review to remove crappy…

    Avinash Kumpati
    27 Aug 2014 | 6:02 pm
    Microsoft has removed over 1500 apps as a part of a scam review to remove crappy apps from Windows Store and will refund any money spent by consumers on these apps since they were determined to be misleading. http://blogs.windows.com/buildingapps/2014/08/27/how-were-addressing-misleading-apps-in-windows-store/ How we’re addressing misleading apps in Windows Store blogs.windows.com As Windows Store expands to reach more customers in more markets with a growing list of great titles, we are continuously looking for ways to improve both customer experience and developer opportun... Read the…
  • The United States lacks meaningful competition in its cellular market sector, wh…

    Avinash Kumpati
    23 Aug 2014 | 8:19 am
    The United States lacks meaningful competition in its cellular market sector, which leads to higher cell plan prices than a growing list of other countries. http://nyti.ms/1nmm80B nyti.msnyti.ms Read the rest of the story at www.iCosmoGeek.com
  • 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…
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  • Creating a Windows Cluster: Part 4 – Setting up a SQL Cluster

    John DeVito
    1 Sep 2014 | 2:20 am
    Here we are again, delving further into Windows Failover Clusters.  This series has been following the construction of a cluster and in this installment we’re going to layer SQL Server onto the Failover Cluster that we built in Part 3. The first two parts of the series covered Using iSCSI to Connect to Shared Storage (Part 1) and Configuring Shared Disk in the OS (Part 2). So without further ado, let’s create a basic SQL Server Cluster. First, the initial SQL Server node must be created.  Start the SQL installation and follow the steps outlined below.  Remember, these are just…
  • Planning your Nomad upgrade process

    Troy Martin
    27 Aug 2014 | 2:30 am
    If you’re like me, one of your favorite activities is upgrading Nomad or ConfigMgr to take advantage of new features. In a simple lab environment that’s quick and easy to do, but experience tells us that in production things are not always quite so simple. So what should you do when planning your production Nomad upgrade process? The first step is to read our recently released Nomad Upgrade Guide. Nomad upgrades are usually easy but you might need to address a consideration or two in the course of your upgrade, depending on your scenario. As with any project, you should start with a…
  • Creating a Windows Cluster: Part 3 – Creating a Windows Failover Cluster

    John DeVito
    25 Aug 2014 | 1:00 am
    If you’re reading this third part of the Creating a Windows Cluster series, welcome back! In the first two installments of the series we covered Using iSCSI to Connect to Shared Storage in Part 1 and Configuring Shared Disk in the OS in Part 2. Now we are at the point where things are ready to actually create the cluster. This installment will be a little longer.  It covers two main tasks.  First, the Failover Clustering role will be installed on the prospective cluster nodes.  Next, the cluster itself will be created and we’ll check some basic configuration items. At this…
  • 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…
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    Geekswithblogs.net

  • SCCM, MDT and SCVMM – How to convert VHD into WIM

    Waclaw Chrabaszcz
    31 Aug 2014 | 11:23 pm
    Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/Wchrabaszcz/archive/2014/09/01/sccm-mdt-and-scvmm--how-to-convert-vhd-into.aspxIt is not possible. Due to obvious reasons, VHD is it a dynamic structure like a SQL database, whereas WIM is closer to ZIP file – very static and designed for conserving the storage space by compression and links to duplicated files. What we can do else? We can capture VHD state to WIM. I'm going to perform this operation on Windows 7 machine, so unfortunately this time no PoSH commandlets like Mount-VHD. We will need imageX command, maybe you will need to download…
  • SQL Server 2014 Development Essentials by Basit A. Masood-Al-Farooq, Packt Publishing Book Review

    Compudicted
    31 Aug 2014 | 12:50 am
    Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/Compudicted/archive/2014/08/31/sql-server-2014-development-essentials-by-basit-a.-masood-al-farooq-packt.aspx Being “stuck” with SQL Server as a heavy user for over 16 years makes my heart tic each time I see a new book or any other reference released. Therefore, naturally I was glad to hear from a Packt Publishing representative on the opportunity to review a fresh off the press (or imaging) book SQL Server 2014 Development Essentials (publisher’s book site) by a very trusted in the #SQLFamily person as Basit. Read it in one large gulp as…
  • Using Visual Studio 2013 with TFS and Git repositories on same project

    Tiago Salgado
    30 Aug 2014 | 12:14 pm
    Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/TiagoSalgado/archive/2014/08/31/using-visual-studio-2013-with-tfs-and-git-repositories-on.aspxWith Visual Studio 2013 is a nightmare to keep a git repository but having TFS as a source control plugin activated when we load the solution. Every time we open the solution, by default Visual Studio will select the Git provider and ignore completely TFS (oh, irony…) To solve that, I had to move out the .git folder to an external folder and point the git dir to the actual source code folder. So an example is:  C:\Git\ (where I have my different…
  • Why I love Leanpub for getting my books to readers

    Ralf Westphal
    30 Aug 2014 | 5:10 am
    Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/theArchitectsNapkin/archive/2014/08/30/why-i-love-leanpub-for-getting-my-books-to-readers.aspxThere is some discussion going on, if/when using Leanpub is the right choice for a budding (or even established) author. Some contributions you may want to read include: Why Don’t I Use Leanpub by Management 3.0 author Jurgen Appelo Why Don’t I Use Leanpub? by Leanpub co-founder Peter Armstrong Why do I use Leanpub? by Leanpub “bestselling author” Simon Brown Much has been already said. So why add another article to the discussion? Because I…
  • The Incremental Architect´s Napkin - #6 - Branch flows for alternative processing

    Ralf Westphal
    29 Aug 2014 | 9:26 pm
    Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/theArchitectsNapkin/archive/2014/08/30/incremental-architectacutes-napking---6---branch-flows-for-alternative.aspxConfronted with an Entry Point into your software don´t start coding right away. Instead think about how the functionality should be structured. Into which processing steps can you partition the scope? What should be doen first, what comes next, what then, what finally. Devise a flow of data. Think of it as an assembly line. Some raw input plus possibly some additional material is transformed into shiny output data (or some side…
 
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  • Photo of the Week by Owen Franken ’68—August 30, 2014

    Joe McGonegal
    29 Aug 2014 | 11:00 pm
    Garlic, Provence (© Owen Franken). Curious about Owen Franken? View more of his work via the Photo of the Week category, learn more in this profile, read a What Matters opinion column he wrote called “Life in Brownian Motion,” or visit his website.    
  • Which MIT Alumni Were Named to Tech Review’s TR35?

    Jay London
    28 Aug 2014 | 11:00 pm
    Kay Tye ’03 MIT Technology Review unveiled its annual list of the top 35 innovations younger than 35—the TR35. The list honors researchers, developers, and entrepreneurs who, according to  TR, are doing exciting work that could shape their fields for decades and solving problems in remarkably different ways. Nearly one third of the 14th annual list are connected to MIT, including 10 alumni. At least one MIT alumnus was named in four of the list’s five categories: inventors, entrepreneurs, visionaries, and pioneers. Julie Shah ’04, SM ’06, PhD ’11 MIT Assistant…
  • Tor Co-Founder: It’s “A Daunting Sense of Responsibility”

    Joe McGonegal
    27 Aug 2014 | 10:00 pm
    A decade ago this month, Nick Mathewson ’00 MEng ’00 co-presented a paper at the USENIX Security Conference in San Diego on a project the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory hired him to code. The paper was “Tor: The Second-Generation Onion Router.” Nick Mathewson ’00 MEng ’00. Those who have followed the headlines of the last year know what a remarkable run the free anonymity software has had. In its use both within and without of government walls, Tor has become at times both a rallying cry and an enigma for hackers, bureaucrats, and ordinary citizens the…
  • Now on YouTube: The Alumni Association

    Nicole Morell
    26 Aug 2014 | 11:00 pm
    Where can you enjoy interviews with world renowned MIT faculty, talks on topics like climate change and exoplanets, and highlights from alumni events? You can find it all on the Alumni Association’s new YouTube channel. In addition to our current TechTV channel, the Alumni Association recently launched a YouTube channel: youtube.com/alumniMIT. This channel includes our newest videos and archives from years past. The Alumni Association’s presence on YouTube will allow visitors a chance to share videos from our channel and engage easily. Here is a taste of what you can find on our new…
  • You Are Here: Urban Social-Computing Snapshots

    Nancy DuVergne Smith
    25 Aug 2014 | 11:00 pm
    Boston graffiti map honors this Banksy quote: “Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.” Maps reveal much more than geography. The MIT Media Lab’s Social Computing group is meshing data and design to produce a cascade of maps that humanize and personalize  selected creative cities. They call each map an “atlas of experience.” Their maps, produced though a project called You Are Here, target the kinds of detail that can matter in urban living. For example, you can find a map showing the fastest transportation mode in Chicago (and many other cities); the…
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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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    TechDaring

  • Monopoly Plus and Ghostbusters Slots Game Review

    26 Aug 2014 | 4:27 pm
    Caesarscasino.com is an online gambling, real money online casino destination with quite a few interesting and fun little games to offer.  Whether you’re a long-time fan of video gambling games or are completely new to it, the fact of the matter is that these kinds of quick-loading flash titles are entertaining.  We’re about to look at two specific games offered by the site, “Monopoly Plus” and “Ghostbusters”, both of which are certainly quick to catch the eye… Monopoly Plus Right off the bat, as soon as you load this one up you’re greeted with familiar symbols, color…
  • Couponraja App Review

    26 Aug 2014 | 9:14 am
    How many times have you thought to yourself, “you know what, it would be really cool if there was an app that would allow me to more easily use relevant coupons while shopping online or out about town?”  Or, maybe you’re just the type that loves a great deal, especially where saving money is concerned?  Whatever the reason, this smartphone app (designed and used largely in India), Couponraja is certainly worth checking out. To sum things up succinctly – the Couponraja app is a free offering which compiles handy lists from all the major retailers you can think of as well as listings…
  • 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…
 
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    EMA Blog Community

  • Simplify with Software Defined Storage

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

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

    Tracy Corbo
    18 Aug 2014 | 9:05 am
    Jim Frey contributed to this blog post. On Wednesday, August 6, 2014, F5 Networks held an analyst summit at the company’s tech center in NYC. It was a great opportunity to catch up and see what was new and where the company is headed. The company appears to be enjoying a bit of a renaissance, looking to redefine its role in the data center as virtualization makes headway into the network domain under the banner of SDN. While true production SDN remains in its infancy, with no single approach emerging to solve all the ills of the network world, there is no debating that programmability will…
  • 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 [...]
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  • New data shows OS market share gains for Windows 8 and 8.1

    John Callaham
    1 Sep 2014 | 5:24 am
    The latest operating system market share numbers from research firm Net Applications show that both Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 saw gains in August 2014, a month after Windows 8.1 suffered a slight loss in market share in July.
  • China gives Microsoft twenty days to respond to antitrust inquiry

    Harish Jonnalagadda
    1 Sep 2014 | 4:27 am
    China's State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) is demanding a "written explanation within 20 days" from Microsoft over queries about Windows and Office compatibility. Earlier this month, the Chinese government launched an antitrust investigation into Microsoft centred around the bundling of Internet Explorer and Windows Media Player with the Windows operating system.
  • Win a Lumia 530 by showing what you do after work (UK)

    Rich Edmonds
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:41 am
    The Lumia 530 is the latest Windows Phone to hit the UK shores and NokNok.tv – Microsoft's UK blog – is running a quick competition for you to win one. The team have their lucky hands on three units to give away over the next three weeks. The first week requires you to share a photo that best sums up 5:30pm for you. This could be anything from relaxing (or not so) post-work activities to spending time with the kids.
  • Microsoft shares a 'selfie' to tease the Lumia 730 ahead of IFA

    Rich Edmonds
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:10 am
    IFA 2014 is just days away in Berlin and Microsoft is starting to tease its next Windows Phone announcement on September 4th. We previously looked at invitations being fired out that hinted at a special 'selfie' Windows Phone (the Lumia 730) and this morning the company shared an image, which could have potentially been taken with said Windows Phone.
  • Micromax Canvas Win W121 now available on Flipkart for Rs. 9,494

    Harish Jonnalagadda
    1 Sep 2014 | 2:07 am
    Remember the Windows Phone handsets Micromax launched over two months ago? The first of the two devices, the Canvas Win W121, is now available on Flipkart for Rs. 9,494 (around $157). Looks like Micromax has not entered into any exclusive deals with the store, as the mobile is also available on Snapdeal for Rs. 9499, and on Amazon India for Rs. 9,999 ($165).
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  • Stop Promoting Your Business. Start Creating Useful Content!

    Thomas Oppong
    1 Sep 2014 | 4:42 am
    The time to be genuine and human as a business is now. Business is personal, make it personal. Educative content is one of  the best opportunities you can ever have as a business to attract and retain customers who can confidently trust you. There are just too many marketing messages without value. Prospective customers know the difference between messages that add value to their lives and infomercials that pretend to be useful but are actually sales pitches. The time to show the human side of your business is now more important than ever. You have a real opportunity to show your audience…
  • How Synergyse Grew Their B2B Startup to 1 Million Subscribers in 1 Year

    Thomas Oppong
    31 Aug 2014 | 11:12 am
    Originally published by Majid Manzarpour (Founder & CTO @Synergyse) on Medium. Synergyse is an interactive training system for Google Apps.This is our story to date of how we have built and grown our business to provide over 1000 organizations and 1 million people Google Apps training in 1 year.One of the main issues with training is getting people to take it, generally training is not viewed as an exciting activity and something you are forced to do. We decided that this was the problem we were going to solve, we were going to make training fun, interactive and available directly in…
  • Why Your Startup Should Consider a Coworking Space (Before Getting Locked into a Lease)

    Thomas Oppong
    29 Aug 2014 | 3:28 am
    It is no big secret that money is a major concern for many startups. Unless they have a hefty investment or a fair amount of funding, startups often rely on bootstrapping. Startups need a space for their base of operations; however, a dedicated office space can exceed far beyond the entrepreneur’s budget. Many entrepreneurs rely on coffee shops, cafes, or even working from home in their early years.But there is another option for startups, who require a space without the high costs. Coworking spaces are an attractive alternative, providing a dedicated space at a cost-effective…
  • The Type of CEO You Don’t Need to Be

    Thomas Oppong
    28 Aug 2014 | 5:51 am
    Many people only dream of becoming a CEO, but most would agree that this is a great goal to aspire to. Good CEOs need to possess certain traits in order to lead effectively. Experience and education both make a difference, but must be used in conjunction with good leadership skills. Otherwise, a natural leader with a bright future could end up being the type of CEO who ends up failing.1. Maverick – One of the 6 types of bad CEOs, a maverick often ends up taking their independence too far. Some of the things done by maverick CEOs in the past that have caused problems include becoming too…
  • 20 Of The Best Upcoming iPhone Apps (of the Year) You Are Not Using

    Thomas Oppong
    28 Aug 2014 | 5:23 am
    There are now hundreds of thousands of apps available for your iPhone and, surprisingly, many of the best are free. You may be using all the best apps you need, but these are a few of the best iPhone apps you could try. Almost all of them are free. If you are bored with the apps on your iPhone, you could try a few more.These great upcoming apps will give your iPhone a bit of a refresh. Here are 20 of the best and promising apps we have discovered so far this year.1.  addappt– An address book that updates instantly when friends change their contact information on their…
 
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  • 3 Questions Every Small Business Should Ask Their Accountant

    David Ehrenberg
    27 Aug 2014 | 9:14 am
    You need help managing your small business finances. You need a professional partner who understands small businesses and can offer you strategic financial advice, help you to manage growth, ensure you’re in compliance, uncover potential business issues, and keep you on track. You need a strategic financial partner who is in close contact, asking questions and ensuring that they understand your business intimately. If you haven’t already had the following discussions with your small business accountant, it’s time to ask the following. And really, if this is the first time you’re…
  • 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…
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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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  • Manually Remove Recycler/Autorun Virus from your PC

    Ivy
    27 Aug 2014 | 11:32 pm
    The solution is divided into a few simple phases. First, you have to stop the Recycler virus from being operational and then delete it through your Windows Registry. A detailed practice is stated below. Phase 1: Ending Processes The Recycler folder virus is recreated, whenever, deleted from the local drives. This is because of its supportive process running in the background. This process is called CTF Loader and needs to shut down for a proper treatment of virus. To end this process, go to Processes tab of Task Manager by right clicking the Taskbar. If due to some reason, your mouse is…
  • Two solutions to help you Fix Error 0×80240436 in Windows 8.1 App Store

    Ivy
    25 Aug 2014 | 11:29 pm
    “Your purchase can’t be completed. Something happened and your purchase can’t be completed. Error code: 0×80240436”how to solve this problem, go on reading this article. Solution 1: Verify your Microsoft Account For both the purposes of security and synchronization, Windows Store needs a verified identity of user to log in. If you have not verified your Microsoft Account, it could not be used as the login ID for Windows Store. Point your cursor in any of the right corners to bring up the Charms bar Click the Settings icon on Charms bar to view settings charm On the bottom…
  • 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…
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  • Download Bluestacks for PC

    Shivam Srivastava
    31 Aug 2014 | 11:38 pm
    Needless to say that Android apps are becoming more and more popular when compared to different mobile OS. People are now moving on to use various Android apps and games on their PC’s. Yeah, you heard it right! Due to many barriers and some other reasons, many of us wants to use Android apps or Android games on our PC. Some of such apps include WhatsApp, Line, Angry Birds and so on. Well, you can also do the same. For this, some sort of applications can be deployed to use, to be specific, Android Emulators, and one such Android emulator is BlueStacks. You can download BlueStacks for PC…
  • Line for PC (Windows 7/8/XP)

    Himanshu Shrivastava
    28 Aug 2014 | 11:20 pm
    Line is instant messaging application, just like WhatsApp, although with some additional features. It is available for all leading mobile brands and operating systems including Android, Windows Phones, iOS, Symbian and even some java phones. It has many other great features that were quite interesting when compared with similar instant messaging application in the same category. One of the distinctive features that it included was VOIP (Voice over Internet Protocol). This referred to the use of your data connectivity for voice calling, although we already have some dedicated applications for…
  • Download Cut The Rope for PC

    Himanshu Shrivastava
    26 Aug 2014 | 11:51 pm
    Are you are a puzzle game freak? If yes, here is what you might have missed. Cut the Rope is a puzzle game known for its spectacular physics. It has various levels that might take you out, as the game is very interesting to play. It was initially released for iOS, although it now available to be played on Android too. It became too popular within a quick span of time after being launched on Google Play Store and remained on the top of the charts in the play store for several weeks. The main reason behind such a huge success was its graphics and a fresh new concept with which the game was…
  • Download Whatsapp for PC Free

    Shivam Srivastava
    24 Aug 2014 | 10:30 pm
    Whenever we talk about instant messaging application, WhatsApp is the foremost application that comes to our mind. WhatsApp is a messenger app that allows you to socially connect with people in your contacts, send messages, videos, voice messages, Images, etc using your mobile internet connection. It was a very innovative concept when was initially launched for some java devices. However, the idea was originally taken from ‘Blackberry Messenger’, which was the one of a kind app at that time, which was only available for Blackberry devices. The launch of the application was a huge success…
  • 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…
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  • Formatting Autocorrect Entries

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

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

    Deborah Savadra
    15 May 2014 | 6:15 am
    Copyblogger recently decided to turn their blog's Comments feature off. I'm following suit ... sort of. Here's why (and how) I'm doing things differently and what difference that makes for you (hint: new courses! new Member-only content!).
  • Keeping Word Commands at Your Fingertips

    Deborah Savadra
    8 May 2014 | 6:45 am
    Tired of searching for frequently-used Microsoft Word features? Sick of clicking multiple times through dialog boxes to set tabs, etc.? Here are three ways to put any Microsoft Word feature or command within easy, one-click reach.
  • From the Comments: A Better Way to Embed Paragraph Numbers

    Deborah Savadra
    6 Mar 2014 | 7:53 am
    Recently, I wrote about a technique that I'd stumbled across for embedding the current paragraph number within the text of a paragraph. However, one reader posted a comment with an easier solution. Click the link and let me know if this is a technique you'd find useful.
 
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  • Android Studio

    31 Aug 2014 | 7:36 pm
    Android Studio is a fresh Android development platform or you can say it is Android developing environment which is based on IntelliJ IDEA. It delivers new concepts and features and also it gives new... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • LiveCode

    31 Aug 2014 | 7:35 pm
    LiveCode is a software development platform which allows creating applications for any platform like apple or android or windows. Developing applications in LiveCode is very easy and very simple... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • `Project Wing’ - Google’s Project Flight

    30 Aug 2014 | 11:27 pm
    Google has recently revealed that it has been privately working for two years to build self-flying vehicles. `Project Wing’, being their secret drone project is aimed in bringing drone delivery... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Largest Online retailer to Buy Best Tech Gadgets

    30 Aug 2014 | 6:33 am
    One of Australia’s largest online retailer for computer and electronic and a renowned provider have some of the most amazing products made available for the convenience of their consumers providing... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Microsoft Research Invented Video Game Time Travel to Repair Cloud Gaming

    30 Aug 2014 | 1:20 am
    In spite of huge efforts from companies like OnLive and Nvidia, the cloud based gaming still seems to be difficult dream to be fulfilled. Even though there are latency issues, remote server based... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    iTechWhiz | Science, Technology, Computers, Mobiles, Games, Cars

  • 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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    Innovation Point of View

  • What do Market Research professionals need the most? TIME!

    Ipsos
    27 Aug 2014 | 8:54 am
    If you have been in the market research industry for more than 10 years, then congratulations, you are a survivor. Like all industries our organizations are putting more and more demands on their central market research departments, and often times these demands come with budget cuts. Yes, you are expected to do more with less. Suck it up. With the advent of mobile phones there are many purveyors of platforms that say you can do more with less by accessing that large mobile phone user base. The smartphone user is purported to be the new golden egg of respondents and could possibly counteract…
  • 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…
 
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    Semiconductor Research News - New Publications

  • Global and China IC Advanced Packaging Equipment Industry Report

    27 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Packaging equipment can fall into two categories: wafer level and die level. And the former is typically included in wafer equipment as it is used in the manufacturing of wafer. Wafer level packaging is primarily used in the following 5 fields, namely, Analog & Mixed Signal (including IPD, PA, PMU, Local Power, IC Driver, and Audio & Video), Wireless Connectivity (including Bluetooth+FM+WLAN Combo and GPS Single Chip), Optoelectronic (including CIS, AL Sensor), MEMS & Sensor (including Accelerometers, Gyroscope, RF-MEMS, Pressure Sensor, and Fingerprint Sensor), as well as Misc Logic and…
  • IPC-8701 Final Acceptance Criteria Standard for PV Modules-Final Module Assembly

    25 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    IPC-8701 presents acceptance guidelines for the solar panel in final module assembly. The intent of this standard is to cover crystalline solar modules.Some of the content may be applicable to other photovoltaic modules such as thin film. The standard reviews and includes acceptance guidelines for incoming and finished frames, frame assembly, sealant, tape, junction box assembly, and bus bar connections. The standard also gives suggestions for best practices in manufacturing and shipping of modules.
  • Ceramics: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020

    25 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The vendors in the ceramics industry have to invest in high-quality production processes, logistics systems that guarantee fast delivery, and the development of innovative products in order to keep market share. Worldwide ceramics markets are increasingly diversified, poised to represent significant size as every segment continues to grow. Ceramics covers a broad range of sectors within the building industry. Ceramics sub-sectors are being impacted by the need for the availability of raw materials and the high costs of energy. As solar energy becomes available, competitive, and affordable by…
  • Best Industry Practices for Intellectual Property Protection in Printed Board Manufacturing

    25 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Purpose The purpose of this standard is to assist printed board (PB) manufacturers in the development of requirements for the protection of intellectual property (IP) for their customers in commercial, industrial, and military and other high reliability markets. This standard will focus on protection of the inherent IP designed into the printed board such that IP flows from the customer to the PB manufacturer and IP that is incorporated into the PB is protected. Patent and other such "forever protection" of the manufactured product is beyond the scope of this document.
  • FOD Prevention in Electronics Assembly

    25 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Foreign Objects and Debris or Foreign Object Damage (FOD) can severely affect the reliability and functionality of any electronic device. This training video provides the information and techniques to help eliminate FOD during electronics assembly, hand soldering, SMT & PTH assembly processes, as well as during box build and wire assembly. Eliminating FOD requires awareness of the problem and control of its sources through effective housekeeping; control and accountability of tools / hardware; and proper material handling.
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    TechnoBaboy Philippines

  • The RedMi 1S is coming to the PH and its only P5,599

    Bryan
    31 Aug 2014 | 8:37 pm
      For those who do not know about it yet, the RedMi 1S is coming to the Philippines. Its only P5,599 and its coming sooner than you think. Mi Philippines will start selling the device on September 4, 12noon through Lazada. The RedMi 1S is a great combination of affordability and hardware. It comes with a 4.7 inch HD screen, a 1.6GHz quad core processor, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage. It probably is the most affordable Quad core Snapdragon toting phone in the country at the moment. I wonder if it will outsell the Mi3. Given most Pinoys’ reservations when it comes to buying online, I…
  • Boomphones Phantom Review: Earphones and Speakers in one.

    Bryan
    31 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm
    The Boomphones Phantom is a clever little device that functions like regular headphones with an option to become (as described on the packaging) a “boombox.” Quick review up next. Design: The Phantom on review has a nice matte black color, accented by the red glossy finish of the ear cups. The Boomphones logo adorn the outside part of each ear cup. Overall, it looks good and stylish. It kind of resembles a Beats headset. The Phantom has two modes: an internal headphone mode, and an external “boombox” speaker mode. The external speakers are found at the back of the ear cups, and are…
  • LG G3’s cutting edge features garner prestigious awards

    Bryan
    28 Aug 2014 | 4:30 pm
    At the 2014 Red Dot Design Awards recently held in Essen, Germany, the LG G3 smartphone was given the “Best of the Best” award after winning a total of nine awards in the Communication Design category. Among the smartphone’s features cited in the Awards are its Smart Keyboard, Knock Code, and its redesigned graphic user interface (GUI). LG bested 7,096 entries from 49 countries in the said category of one of the most important competitions in the global design industry. The LG G3’s GUI indeed provides an intuitive, more enjoyable user experience. Redesigned from the ground up, the GUI…
  • New SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive Offers High Performance

    Bryan
    28 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm
    Manila, Philippines, August 2014– SanDisk Corporation recently announced the release of the high-speed SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive that delivers exceptional performance in a tiny form factor, while providing expanded storage for PCs and other devices. Media enthusiasts can transfer a full-length movie in 40 seconds, enjoy transfer speeds up to ten times faster than standard USB 2.0 drives and be confident the streamlined USB will offer reliable storage in minimal space. The SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive builds upon the success of the popular Cruzer Fit USB flash drive,…
  • Cherry Mobile announces Limited Edition Cosmos One. It’s going to be available for just one day.

    Bryan
    28 Aug 2014 | 1:40 am
      UPDATE: Cherry Mobile has announced which stores will sell the Cosmos One! Added the image below. In celebration of their 5th year anniversary, Cherry Mobile will be releasing a limited edition phone, the Cosmos One. The 5.5 inch Gorilla Glass 2 protected smartphone comes packed with an 1.4GHz octa core processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage, a 14MP BSI main camera and an 8MP (yes, it says 8MP) front camera. Whats more is it will have Smart Wake that allows you to wake the screen by double tapping, and access some functions and apps through gestures. Remember that the Cosmos One will…
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    Techwork.dk

  • How to change IE Spelling language in Windows 8

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

    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…
 
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  • Google Authorship Comes to a Crashing Halt

    Dave Paul
    29 Aug 2014 | 12:54 pm
    Yesterday Google announced the end of its great Google Authorship experiment as it relates to search results. Author snippets won’t be shown on SERPs and authorship markup will not weigh in search ranking, effective immediately. Authorship has had a mixed history. While Google was interested in the idea as far back as 2007, it was only with the launch Google+ that it gained any traction. Suddenly, authors could link all their work back to a single Plus profile and get credit across the web. But the victory was short-lived: by 2013 Google reduced how many author snippets it showed per…
  • EverSpark Joins PR Professionals for Annual PRSA Media Day

    Denae Olberding
    29 Aug 2014 | 12:13 pm
    The Public Relations Society of America Georgia Chapter welcomed members and guests to the annual media day Thursday, August 14. EverSpark Interactive’s Dave Paul and Denae Olberding attended the coffee-with-the-media morning session in Buckhead. The pre-lunch discussion featured local media mavens from around the Atlanta metro area. The panel included: Jovita Moore, Evening Anchor, WSB-TV (ABC), Channel 2 Action News at 5 p.m. and Channel 2 Action News Nightbeat Jim Van Anglen, News Editor, overseeing state news for Georgia and Alabama for the Associated Press in Atlanta Jennifer Leslie,…
  • Penalized by Google? This New App May Be Just the Help You Need

    Ann Bailey
    26 Aug 2014 | 11:50 am
    Lewis Sellers, a young entrepreneur, SEO maven and technical writer, has owned, developed, and analyzed all sizes of Internet-based businesses in his career. Since finishing up his education at St. John Fisher School, Harrogate, U.K., just five years ago, Sellers has developed a strong presence in the SEO world, both as the current managing director at a website design and search engine optimization company and as an industry pro published in the likes of Moz Blog. Now he’s tackling a rather big mountain – a Google-sized one, in fact. He’s preparing to launch an application to solve…
  • What’s New In The World of Google – August 20th 2014

    Kari Lloyd
    26 Aug 2014 | 7:19 am
    Have you ever found yourself wondering what the whims of the Google gods are this week? How can you make your site an all-singing, all-knowing powerhouse when it comes to the latest tricks of SEO? Maybe you’d just like to find out more about how Google and search engines work. If so, then EverSpark Interactive’s weekly What’s New In The World of Google meetup is for you. Ever week, professionals from all levels and numerous fields come together to discuss and learn together. Better yet, the meeting is free and open to all. Join us at our next meeting on Wednesday, August…
  • 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…
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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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  • Apple Stock Is At An All-Time High Ahead Of iPhone 6 — Is It Heading For A Massive Selloff? (AAPL)

    Jim Edwards
    1 Sep 2014 | 4:30 am
    Apple stock closed at an all-time high on Friday ($102.50) and is set to open at a similar level in Tuesday morning's U.S. trading. It's an impressive track record. But has AAPL peaked? Behold! There is basically one thing driving the stock right now: The new iPhone 6, expected to be unveiled on Sept. 9 at an Apple media event. Unlike iPhone 5S and 5C, the iPhone 6 will be a genuinely "new" model, coming in a bigger size with a number of new functions. And it will catch Apple users on the cusp of a massive upgrade cycle that will likely make the iPhone 6 a huge best-selling phone.All of that…
  • Ayatollah Urges Iran To Boycott 'Immoral' High-Speed Mobile Data

    James Cook
    1 Sep 2014 | 4:11 am
    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has appealed to the country's religious leaders to embrace 3G internet after a prominent cleric used his website to denounce the technology. Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi warned that rolling out 3G access in Iran would allow citizens to access "negative features," "immoral photos," as well as "spying." 3G networks began to spread rapidly with the rise of the smartphone in 2007. By June 2007, over 200 million people were using the mobile data network around the world, thanks to its high-speed delivery of data to mobile phones. After being petitioned…
  • These Photos May Be Our Best Look Yet At The iPhone 6 (AAPL)

    Lisa Eadicicco
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:55 am
    The iPhone 6 is only days away from making its official debut, and a new leak may provide one of the clearest looks we've seen yet of Apple's next smartphone. Images that claim to show a near final build of the iPhone 6's rear shell and front panel have appeared on Chinese social network Feng.com. The photos, first spotted by Apple Insider, show the same leaked components we've been seeing for months. But these images are much sharper and crisper than previously leaked photos, providing a clearer look at what we may expect from the iPhone 6's design. Many of the high-quality photos we've…
  • Google's Self-Driving Cars Won't Work In Heavy Rain Or On Most Roads (GOOG)

    Jack Dutton
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:23 am
    It seems that Google may be facing a bumpier ride with self-driving cars than initially expected. An MIT Technology Review report released last week said that the cars rely so much on maps and detailed data that they can't drive themselves around 99% of the USA. It's not a promising outlook for Google's new project. Although the vehicles have already driven 700,000 miles safely, there is clearly still a lot of testing still to do. The cars have yet to drive in snowy conditions and it's not yet safe to drive in heavy rain either. Many of the problems arise from how good the detection…
  • Apple Spies On The Media 'Using Anonymized Social Media Accounts' (AAPL)

    Jim Edwards
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:15 am
    Mark Gurman, one of the more important bloggers who covers Apple, has a written a masterful, in-depth breakdown of how Apple's PR team manipulates the media. It's well worth a read for anyone interested in how one company manages to dominate the conversation in tech, even though its products — while good — are often not perfect. Gurman's overall thesis is simple. Much of what he writes is ancient history, but it's a history that isn't often examined in one place, altogether. It's also something not often stated aloud by journalists who cover Apple: That the company expends a huge amount…
 
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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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  • 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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  • Gigabyte Z97X-SOC Motherboard Review

    The Sorcerer
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:14 am
    Gigabyte shipped its Z97X-SOC motherboard for testing, which was also used to test Intel Devil’s Canyon 4790K processor. The board uses orange and black colour combo and its aimed to attract gamers/ enthusiasts. In my opinion, having a motherboard designed and marketed specifically for extreme overclocking to a crowd where they’ll either use an air or liquid cooling solution (either closed looped, pre-built or custom) will make them look somewhere else, probably similar version of the board minus the switches. This is something that not just applies towards Gigabyte. Of most of…
  • CM Storm Rapid-i (SGK-4040-GKCM1) Gaming Mechanical Keyboard Review

    The Sorcerer
    30 Aug 2014 | 3:23 pm
    CM Storm Rapid-i mechanical gaming keyboard is something that I wish their CM Storm Quickfire TK was- a small keyboard with directional keys. The main cons I highlighted was that CM should have ditched the Numpad and provide dedicated buttons for navigation and special keys. The end result is what you see here! A lot of people do not use Numpad, and if you buy a full-sized mechanical keyboard, you end up paying a premium for a keyboard where you’ll use it far lesser than you would do for multimedia and even macro keys. Keyboard designs like this help to keep the cost down while providing…
  • Intel i7 4790K Devil’s Canyon Processor Review

    The Sorcerer
    27 Aug 2014 | 2:43 pm
    Intel talked a lot about the Haswell Refresh processors codenamed Devil’s Canyon, and they were very excited about it . The newer Haswell (codename: Devil’s Canyon) came with certain improvements in comparison to earlier processors. Difference was mostly on the physical side of the processor. Intel used a ‘next generation thermal interface material’ in the hopes that it would please enthusiasts and overclockers who found that older model Haswell processors used a thermal paste under the integrated heatsink, though many would have preferred to see Intel using solder. The…
  • Intel prepping NUC with Broadwell and Braswell CPUs for 2015

    The Sorcerer
    25 Aug 2014 | 4:16 am
    Details about Intel’s second generation Next Unit of Computing (NUC) have surfaced via slides from Intel’s latest roadmaps. According to the roadmap, Intel will be introducing its Broadwell-powered NUC by Q1 2015, whereas Braswell based NUCs will arrive by Q2. Broadwell NUCs will support M.2 storage drives, along with wide-arrays of connectors, NFC and wireless charging features. Braswell-powered units will have native support for SDXC UHS-I memory cards. There’s also native USB 3.0 ports, with one of them dedicated for charging. These devices support SO-DIMM memory kits of…
  • AMD prepping to release two more FX series processors

    The Sorcerer
    24 Aug 2014 | 10:06 pm
    AMD is all set to release two of its processors under its performance variant FX series lineup. Unlike in the past where the red team pushed FX-9000 series with 220w TDP, AMD is coughing up FX-8370 and FX-8370E. The FX-8370 with 125w TDP may replace FX-8350. The ‘E’ version is an energy efficient variant with TDP of up to 95w. The E variant will cost more than the non-E variant. Both of these processors will be clocked at 4.10 GHz base clock and 4.30 via TurboCore. Other than that, its nothing new. Its the same 32nm Vishera-based core that uses 4 Piledriver CPU that provides…
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  • Timeless Storytelling Tips For Content Marketing & PR

    Hilary Jansen
    28 Aug 2014 | 2:11 pm
    These are invaluable insights from an editor that I plan to use as I format my PR and content marketing projects. It’s so easy to slip into auto-pilot and push out the company name/ brand/ products rather than think about what will resonate with audiences and make them engage. Some of these tips are very specific (e.g. try to keep all paragraphs under 30 words and to three lines) and I plan to put this tip into practice and test the results. A little restriction on my writing never hurt! Which tips are new to you? This is an edited version of Timeless Storytelling Tips from Former PR…
  • Should Every Brand Be On Instagram?

    Meredith Corley
    28 Aug 2014 | 1:34 pm
    I read an interesting article in Fast Company that made the bold statement: every brand should be on Instagram. My first reaction: yeah….right. ::Cue face-palm:: As a PR professional I’ve always counseled my clients that it’s not worth joining every social channel just to say you’re on there. Not only can it be a time suck, but if your audience isn’t there – why bother? But honestly, as I contemplate some of the facts and figures this author touts I’m starting to waver on my original eye-roll reaction. Not completely – I’m still feeling…
  • Google To Factor Security In Search Results

    InformationWeek Blog
    27 Aug 2014 | 5:16 pm
    Websites that don’t support HTTPS connections may soon be less prominent in Google search results. Google has begun considering the security of websites as a factor in how it ranks them in its search index, a shift that can be expected to increase support for encrypted HTTPS connections at websites. In a blog post on Thursday, Zineb Ait Bahajji and Gary Illyes, webmaster trends analysts at Google, said that Google has been testing support for encrypted connections at websites as a search ranking factor. “We’ve seen positive results, so we’re starting to use HTTPS as…
  • Infographic: Make Your Marketing Strategy POP

    Hilary Jansen
    25 Aug 2014 | 12:40 pm
    UBM Tech polled 1000+ tech professionals to learn about their event actions and preferences. Based on their answers, we compiled the list of marketing tools you need to engage tech buyers – from the office, to events, and back.
  • 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.
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    What's On My PC

  • GMAIL USERS – Use Google’s 2-Step Verification For Stronger Account Security

    Ramblinrick
    31 Aug 2014 | 7:18 am
    There are many Google account holders (i.e. Gmail) that are unaware of Google’s 2-Step Logon Verification Process. I have been using 2-Step Verification for over a year and I feel much more at ease knowing that my Google Account is at a much higher level of protection from the account being stolen or compromised. If […]
  • DSynchronize – A Stand-Alone Utility That Lets You Periodically Synchronize Two Or More Folders On Your Hard Disk

    Ramblinrick
    30 Aug 2014 | 3:39 pm
    With DSynchronize you should never again have an excuse for not backing up your files. This small utility rocks and is what I use to backup my main folders (such as Documents, Pictures, Videos, etc…) to my external drives. There is no installation.  Download, unzip and run. Simply select your source (the files/folders you want […]
  • TECH DEAL – Amazon Fire TV Streaming 1080p Media Player

    Ramblinrick
    29 Aug 2014 | 4:02 pm
    Noticed that the Amazon Fire TV Streaming Media Player is at a price reduction (and FREE Shipping). Amazon Fire TV is a tiny box you connect to your HDTV. It’s the easiest way to enjoy Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Hulu Plus, YouTube.com, low-cost movie rentals, music, and much more Massive selection—Over 200,000 TV episodes and movies, […]
  • Tidy Up The Old PC With “Should I Remove It?”

    Ramblinrick
    29 Aug 2014 | 3:20 pm
    I know from assisting home based computer users, they are reluctant to remove any software (good or bad) from their computer; fearing that the worst will happen. I came across a program, called “Should I Remove It?”  that may be what the doctor ordered. Oftentimes, computer users will install software, never to use it again and/or […]
  • DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS – Some Really Good, FREE, and Tasty Software

    Ramblinrick
    29 Aug 2014 | 6:23 am
     One of my passions is software and when I come across something that is professional in stature and FREE, I really get excited. Software developers are a completely different breed of people that are dedicated to a building process that can literally require years of devotion to get it just right or to keep up […]
 
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  • Akili Software, Inc. Growing Social Connections Through Social Responsibility

    David Menzies
    27 Aug 2014 | 3:48 am
    RALEIGH, N.C. -- Akili Software, Inc., announced today the launch of its new social media campaign. Fully committed to the idea of social responsibility, Akili has partnered with the non-profit Wine To Water™, started right here in Raleigh, to do just that. The idea was simple: one dollar for one Like. Efforts began with the launch of Kili™ Referral Manager, Akili Software’s first web application for non-medical home care companies. But rather than using Facebook simply as a tool for publicity, Akili founder Michelle Harper, was determined to do something bigger. Always looking for a…
  • GCFLearnFree Debuts Photoshop Tutorial

    David Menzies
    27 Aug 2014 | 3:45 am
    RALEIGH, N.C. -- GCFLearnFree.org, an online-based educational organization, has launched a free Photoshop Basics tutorial. The tutorial includes 10 lessons and 5 videos that involve performing a variety of tasks in the imaging program, and covers free and low-cost alternatives learners can use as well. “This has been our most requested topic for quite a while,” says Stephen Lee, lead instructional designer for GCFLearnFree.org’s Technology curriculum. “With our new tutorial, learners can use downloadable examples to get hands-on experience with Photoshop. We’ll also show learners…
  • Myers Bigel Attorneys Recognized for Excellence in 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

    David Menzies
    25 Aug 2014 | 11:07 am
    RALEIGH, N.C. – Ten attorneys from Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A. (Myers Bigel), the largest independent patent law firm in North Carolina, have been named to the 21st Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia. “Well-respected, independent third-party organizations and publications like Best Lawyers continually recognize Myers Bigel attorneys as leading the field in the quality of patents they produce and defend for our clients,”…
  • NC COIN Promotes Karen Shank to Business Development Director

    David Menzies
    25 Aug 2014 | 3:01 am
    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -- NC COIN (North Carolina Center of Innovation for Nanobiotechnology) is pleased to announce the promotion of Karen Shank to Business Development Director. Shank will provide leadership to the 501(c)3 organization as it expands its services this fall to engage a diverse community of active leaders in biotech, agriculture, and nanotechnology to accelerate ideas, drive business, and establish a culture for growth throughout North Carolina.“Karen has a hard-to-find combination of skills and industry knowledge that are essential to COIN’s continuing development…
  • 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…
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  • Nuevas imágenes de la tarjeta lógica del iPhone 6 confirman que el nuevo teléfono de Apple si soportará tecnología NFC

    Domadis Cabrera
    29 Aug 2014 | 1:10 pm
    Sonny Dickson, es bien conocido por sus fugas precisas de piezas y componentes internos del iPhone y el iPad. Y hoy ha vuelto a dejar a los ingenieros de Apple con las caras largas tras la publicación de imágenes recién liberadas de la placa lógica de un iPhone 6. Esta no sería nada del otro mundo, si no fuese porque la tarjeta lógica incluye un chip NFC hecho por la empresa holandesa NXP. Cortesía de Feld&Volk, las fotos filtradas muestran componentes adicionales en la placa lógica del iPhone 6, además del NFC, incluyendo el chip AVAGO y el procesador A8 de Apple, que se supone…
  • Apple está construyendo un gran edificio en frente del Flint Center de cara a su evento del día 9 de septiembre

    Domadis Cabrera
    28 Aug 2014 | 8:52 pm
    Ya sabemos que Apple celebrará su evento especial el 9 de septiembre, y la compañía ya ha empezado a construir una gran estructura en el Flint Center en Cupertino, California. El Flint Center ha sido el escenario de eventos de Apple en el pasado, siendo el más notable hace treinta años, cuando Steve Jobs presentó el Macintosh original. El propósito exacto de la estructura se desconoce, pero puedo decirles que está siendo vigilado muy de cerca por la prensa durante su construcción. Según MacRumors: Para la ocasión, parece que Apple ha estado construyendo una estructura masiva en el…
  • Bloomberg confirma que Apple presentará un dispositivo vestible (wearable) junto con el iPhone 6 el día 9 de septiembre.

    Domadis Cabrera
    28 Aug 2014 | 3:06 pm
    Tal y como habíamos informado, el día de hoy Apple ha enviado las invitaciones a la prensa para un evento para los medios el próximo día 9 de septiembre. Durante ese evento la compañía podría desvelar la próxima generación de iPhone, pero algunos informes también indican que podría presentar un dispositivo portátil vestible (wearable) al mismo tiempo. Y ahora un nuevo informe de Bloomberg le da más crédito a esa posibilidad. Ahora, la compañía con sede en Cupertino, California, intentará repetir la hazaña en los elementos vestibles, un grupo emergente de dispositivos que…
  • Apple envía las invitaciones para el evento del 9 de septiembre. ¿Será sólo el iPhone 6 o habrá algo más?

    Domadis Cabrera
    28 Aug 2014 | 2:40 pm
    Por fin, Apple ha confirmado hoy lo que ya todos sabíamos: el iPhone 6 será presentado el 9 de septiembre. El día de hoy Apple ha enviado las invitaciones para un evento especial que tendrá lugar el 9 de septiembre de 2014 en el Flint Center for the Performing Arts en el De Anza College en Cupertino, California. Todos sabemos que Apple presentará el iPhone 6 en este evento y por eso nos enfocaremos en los detalles de la propia invitación, que consiste en un fondo blanco simple con un logotipo parcial de Apple, con la fecha del evento y la misteriosa frase “Wish we could say…
  • ¿Cómo una aplicación para el iPhone podría diagnosticar la ictericia en los bebés?

    Domadis Cabrera
    27 Aug 2014 | 7:40 pm
    El uso de los dispositivos móviles como utilidades de diagnóstico médico o como herramientas de consulta se ha disparado en el último para de años, y cada vez son más las investigaciones sobre posibles aplicaciones médicas de los teléfonos inteligentes. La última proviene de un equipo de investigadores de la Universidad de Washington, que han desarrollado una aplicación capaz de diagnosticar la ictericia en los bebés simplemente tomando una foto. Si no se trata, la ictericia grave puede causar daño cerebral, junto con una condición potencialmente fatal llamada kernicterus. Dado…
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  • MSN Messenger's 15 year run coming to an end this October

    Shawn Knight
    1 Sep 2014 | 12:15 am
    Microsoft’s 15 year run with MSN Messenger, also known as Windows Live Messenger, will soon be coming to an end. After phasing out the legacy messaging program over a year ago in most parts of the world, Microsoft will shut the service down once and for all on October 31.
  • Weekend tech reading: AnandTech founder retires, 'despecializing' Star Wars, Ars at Gen Con

    Matthew DeCarlo
    31 Aug 2014 | 11:55 am
    Both of my parents were teachers, and for as long as I can remember they both encouraged me to do something in life that would help others. I figured being a doctor would be the most obvious way to do that, but growing up around...
  • Weekend Open Forum: How much have you spent on your PC?

    Tim Schiesser
    30 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    Most of us here on TechSpot are PC enthusiasts, spending a fair bit of cash over the years to build an awesome system for productivity, gaming and browsing the fantastic realm of the internet. And of course, every few months or years parts are swapped out and replaced to keep...
  • Alienware's new Area-51 gaming rig looks out of this world

    Shawn Knight
    29 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm
    Alienware's new Area 51 gaming PC is making a comeback. If you through the design of the original system was revolutionary way back in 2006, wait until you get a load of what they've come up with this time. I promise you, it's unlike anything you've seen before... and it's...
  • Nintendo adds more buttons, faster processor to refreshed 3DS line

    Shawn Knight
    29 Aug 2014 | 3:15 pm
    Nintendo on Friday announced plans to launch two revised 3DS handheld consoles later this year.
 
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  • 2015 Product Line Offers Enhanced Green Features, Smart Home Automation

    Jason Ridge
    29 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Blu Homes today announced its 2015 Product Line of premium architect-designed homes, all of which boast enhanced features and generously expanded square footage at significantly lower prices. With its 2015 Product Line, Blu® Homes, Inc. (“Blu”), America’s leading provider of premium prefab homes, has been able to increase square footage and upgrade features—including many standard smart and green additions—while dropping home prices by up to $140,000.To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please…
  • Third Round of Natural Gas Vehicle Grants

    PR Newswire
    29 Aug 2014 | 8:00 am
    Governor Tom Corbett (HARRISBURG, Pa.) and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that the third round of Natural Gas Vehicle grants will open on Saturday, Aug. 30 and will provide an estimated $6 million to help pay for the incremental purchase and conversion costs of heavy-duty natural gas fleet vehicles.“Pennsylvania continues to move in the right direction by creating opportunities to convert vehicle fleets from imported oil to homegrown, clean-burning, affordable natural gas,” Gov. Corbett said. “We encourage all who are eligible for…
  • First GREENGUARD Certified Television

    Guest Post
    28 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), and LG Electronics USA today announced the landmark achievement of GREENGUARD Certification for LG’s newest OLED TV, model 55EC9300. This certification is the first of its kind and sets a new precedent for television manufacturers to help create healthier indoor environments.Televisions amass considerably more surface area in homes and built environments today than they have in decades past. Complex components, plastics and other substances in TV products can create significant potential to contribute to high chemical…
  • Energy Efficient Set-Top Boxes Saving Consumers Hundreds of Millions of Dollars

    Guest Post
    28 Aug 2014 | 10:34 am
    A new report released today shows that the voluntary set-top box energy conservation agreement between the pay-TV industry, consumer electronics manufacturers and energy efficiency advocates has saved American consumers approximately $168 million in energy bills. According to the Voluntary Agreement for Ongoing Improvement to the Energy Efficiency of Set-Top Boxes 2013 Annual Report, the improved energy efficiency of set-top boxes also represents a savings of nearly 842,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) per year. This is equivalent to the output of one-half of a large (500MW) power…
  • Wind Power Can Improve Resiliency of Electrical Grids

    Curated Post
    27 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Today, at the CIGRE Session 45 in Paris,GE’s Energy Consulting business(NYSE: GE) presented the findings of its frequency response study on wind power and grid resiliency. The study, which was sponsored by the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, modeled the country’s Eastern Interconnection—one of the largest electrical systems in the world—and determined that when equipped with the appropriate modern plant controls, wind applications can substantially enhance grid resiliency.Increased Wind Integration Positions Electrical Grids to Better Respond to Major DisturbancesFinding…
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  • Ice Bucket Challenge Trademark Travesty, iPhone 6 Mobile Wallet, And More… [Tech News Digest]

    Dave Parrack
    1 Sep 2014 | 4:30 am
    Also, MSN Messenger is done, Pixlr arrives on desktop, Flickr lands millions of copyright-free images, Nintendo unveils new 3DS games consoles, and the worst Iron Man suit ever. ALS Association Tries To Trademark Meme The ALS Association has been caught trying to trademark the term, ‘Ice Bucket Challenge‘. The charity which has gained the most from the meme — which entails people from all around the world pouring buckets of ice-cold water over their heads — wasn’t content with the raised levels of donations and awareness, so filed a claim for the ‘Ice…
  • The Telecommuter’s Guide To Staying Sane

    Jackson Chung
    31 Aug 2014 | 7:30 pm
    Telecommuting is becoming more and more popular as employers offer the option of working from home to their workers. For the employee, one benefit of telecommuting is saving time and money by not having to drive to work. As for the employer, offsite employees help to reduce location costs, among others. But how do telecommuters cope with not working in an office environment? This is probably true for freelancers as well. Does working from home affect productivity negatively? Are you a telecommuter? Share your experience below. Click to enlarge. via llFreeForwardingRead the full article: The…
  • Free Legal Creative Commons Licensed Music Downloads [Sound Sunday]

    Tina Sieber
    31 Aug 2014 | 6:30 pm
    Since man gained a notion of self, creative work has been haunted by the idea of ownership. Yet isn’t it in the nature of everything that one creation breeds the next? In essence, everything you see in this world is a copy or a remix of some kind. Whether you’re considering the origin of a tree, a human being, or this article, everything comes from something and nothing is created in a vacuum. It thus makes sense to release ownership and freely share your creations with everyone. This is where the idea of Creative Commons comes in. All music featured...Read the full article: Free…
  • Microsoft vs Google – Who Leads the Artificial Intelligence Race?

    Andre Infante
    31 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    AI is back. For the first time since the 1980′s, artificial intelligence researchers are making tangible progress on hard problems, and people are starting to talk seriously about strong AI again.  In the mean time, our increasingly data-driven world has kicked off an arms race between companies seeking to monetize the new intelligence, particularly in the mobile space. The two titans leading the pack are Google and Microsoft.  The first battle?  A new domain in artificial intelligence called “Deep Learning.” So who’s winning? The Google Brain Google’s…
  • Why Usernames & Passwords Are A Thing Of The Past, And How To Cope With This

    Joel Lee
    31 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am
    Passwords are a way of life now. It’s hard to imagine what the Internet would be like without any passwords, isn’t it? Yet, if we contemplated the idea of a password for even a moment, we’d realize that passwords just aren’t very secure. Indeed, most security experts already know this, yet here we are still using passwords. Why? With every other hacked database and credit card scandal that occurs, it becomes more evident that we can’t rely on passwords for much longer. But if not passwords, what else is there? Why We Started Using Passwords The ancient Romans had…
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  • Join the PC Pitstop Team

    The Pit Crew
    27 Aug 2014 | 10:18 am
    We are looking for an Entry Level Developer. The post Join the PC Pitstop Team appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: Come Work at PC Pitstop We are looking for an energetic and motivated software... Welcome to PC Pitstop…Even if you made a typo We only wish it could be under happier circumstances! PC... Join us for a Live Community Chat You are invited to join us for one or...
  • 6 Million Laptop Power Cords Recalled

    The Pit Crew
    27 Aug 2014 | 7:05 am
    HP has announced a recall of 6 million power cords used with HP and Compaq branded laptops. The post 6 Million Laptop Power Cords Recalled appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: Thinkpad Batteries Recalled for Fire Risk Lenovo has issued a recall for thousands of Thinkpad batteries... Windows Talk: How to Create a Laptop Power Efficiency Report If you are a Laptop user your Laptop battery... How to Create a New Power Plan for Your Win7 Laptop Learn how to easily setup multiple power profiles based...
  • Windows Update Causing Blue Screens of Death

    windowsguides
    26 Aug 2014 | 5:50 pm
    A recent update (MS014-045) from Windows is causing problems. Here is how to remove it. The post Windows Update Causing Blue Screens of Death appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: Windows Observer: How to Read a Blue Screen Of Death (BSOD) So it happens. Every once in a while you’re... Bob Rankin: Blue Screen of Death on Windows 7 By Bob Rankin Windows 7 is the most stable... Windows Talk: How to Recover From Windows Blue Screen Error? How drastic will it be for you if you...
  • Taking Care of a UPS

    Terry Stockdale
    26 Aug 2014 | 1:49 pm
    How to care for an UPS Uninterruptible Power Supply. The post Taking Care of a UPS appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: Do I Need an Uninterruptible Power Supply? Do I Need an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)? I’m... Complete Laptop Care Guide Today laptops are fast replacing desktops as the computer... PCTechBytes: What is that Noise Inside Your PC? If your computer makes noises, then you’re having a hardware...
  • 3 Important Internet Safety Tips

    Make Tech Easier
    26 Aug 2014 | 11:38 am
    3 important steps to a safer Internet life. The post 3 Important Internet Safety Tips appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: 3 Important Safety Tips for Browser Extensions Browser extensions can greatly enhance your browsing experience. Unfortunately,... 6 Step Internet Safety Plan Techlicious offers 6 simple steps for managing the risks... Protecting Against Facebook Privacy Threats The next wave of malware to infect you may...
 
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  • How to Create, Mount, and Burn ISO Image Files for Free

    Aseem Kishore
    28 Aug 2014 | 1:47 pm
    Most online tutorials that I have found describing the process of creating, burning, and mounting ISO image files are written separately or are only about doing one process, so this guide is going to describe some free software that you can use to create and manipulate ISO images files for all purposes. Basically, the software is split into three categories: software to create an ISO image file from a folder on the hard disk or from a CD/DVD, software to burn an image file to a CD/DVD and software to mount an image file as a drive in Windows. How to Create an ISO Image File There are two free…
  • How to Disable Settings, Services, and Programs in Windows 7/8.1

    Aseem Kishore
    28 Aug 2014 | 12:43 pm
    Even though most people never change the settings on their computers, there are some situations where it’s very useful to be able to turn off or disable a certain program, service, or setting in Windows 7 or Windows 8. For example, over the last few years working as an IT Professional, there have been many occasions where it has been proven very useful to disable the firewall in Windows, to disable the popup blocker in IE or to disable the autorun/autoplay feature for the CD/DVD drive. Disabling items such as regedit, task manager, hardware devices, cookies, etc should only be performed…
  • How to Automatically Remove Unwanted Pre-Installed Software from Your Computer

    Aseem Kishore
    26 Aug 2014 | 7:42 pm
    So you just bought a new computer and can’t wait to start using it right? So you fire up that bad boy eagerly awaiting the cool new features and instantaneous loading of programs with a single click of the mouse, but what do you get? Annoyingly and shockingly, your new computer boots up and greets you with popup ads, lots of shortcuts to useless programs and useless services with enough icons on your desktop to fill up half the screen on your new widescreen display! It’s 2014 and the only computer I have bought that doesn’t have any bloatware on it is the Google Chromebook.
  • How to Recover Accidentally Deleted Files

    Aseem Kishore
    26 Aug 2014 | 3:59 pm
    If you’re reading this article, you’ve probably deleted something important on your computer that you need to recover ASAP! Hopefully, the files or folders that are now gone were deleted only a short while ago because the more data that gets written to the disk, the more chance that the section of the hard drive that contained the data will be overwritten with new data, thereby making your recovery chances a lot lower. Before we get into the different ways to recover deleted files, first make sure you check a couple of things: 1. Always check the recycle bin to make sure your…
  • Free Up Disk Space using TreeSize

    Aseem Kishore
    25 Aug 2014 | 6:54 pm
    Trying to figure out where all of your hard drive space has disappeared to is often quite a challenge in Windows with all of the hidden folders and temp directories! As an IT Professional, one tool that I use almost every other day is TreeSize, a small utility that tells you exactly where all of your hard drive space is currently allocated. Using TreeSize Free edition, you can immediately see which folders and sub-folders are taking up the most hard disk space. Once you have that info, it’s a piece of cake to quickly free up hard drive space taken up by temp files or other useless data.
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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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  • Reborn Alienware Area-51 looks more out of this world than ever

    Paul Ridden
    1 Sep 2014 | 4:14 am
    For almost 20 years, Alienware has been churning out benchmark-setting performance beasts for desk-bound and mobile gamers, and the new 2014 Alienware Area-51 desktop gaming system is no exception. Dell says that the new flagship gaming system has been designed for state-of-the-art performance, scalability and ease of use. It features a brand new chassis design that's sure to be a talking point for some time to come, is built around Intel's latest Extreme Edition Core i7 processors and is capable of supporting three full-sized video cards for 4K gaming visuals... Continue Reading Reborn…
  • Midual's remarkable US$185,000 Type 1 takes its place among the world's most expensive motorcycles

    Mike Hanlon
    1 Sep 2014 | 1:04 am
    French company Midual has joined the limited-edition hyper-priced motorcycle marketplace with an ingenious redesign of the century-old horizontally-opposed motor, an aerospace-quality, cast-aluminum monocoque frame, bespoke personalization, a we-come-to-you service model, a rare standard of detail and craftsmanship, and a €140,000 (US$185,400) price tag. .. Continue Reading Midual's remarkable US$185,000 Type 1 takes its place among the world's most expensive motorcycles Section: Motorcycles Tags: Alfa Romeo, Bentley, BMW, Bonhams, Brough Superior, Crocker, Desmosedici, Douglas, Ducati,…
  • Beyond the car: Ultra-fast, ultra-efficient motoring with the Acabion Da Vinci

    Loz Blain
    1 Sep 2014 | 12:39 am
    Peter Acabion, of Acabion GTBO fame, has released details of his next concept vehicle – an ultra-efficient, 1,200 mpg, 650 km/h, solar electric successor to the car. With four enclosed wheels, a transforming aerodynamic tail, a jet fighter style cockpit and a self-loading trunk capable of storing a whole washing machine, the four- to six-seater Acabion Da Vinci would use extreme aerodynamic profiling to squeeze vastly more speed and efficiency out of its available energy than any car currently available... Continue Reading Beyond the car: Ultra-fast, ultra-efficient motoring with the…
  • Disney may use the magic of drones in future theme park shows

    Nick Lavars
    31 Aug 2014 | 11:22 pm
    The weird and wonderful world of Disney may be about to get a little more weird and wonderful, depending on how you feel about drones. The Walt Disney Company has filed three patents suggesting it may intend to deploy unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to control giant marionettes, replace fireworks and suspend floating displays in its future theme park shows. .. Continue Reading Disney may use the magic of drones in future theme park shows Section: Aircraft Tags: Disney, Drone, Lighting, Patent, Robots, UAV Related Articles: Disney World celebrates new park expansion with mechanical flying…
  • Fermilab experiment will attempt to answer whether we actually live in "the Matrix"

    Colin Jeffrey
    31 Aug 2014 | 9:17 pm
    In what may be one of the most mind-bogglingly surreal experiments ever floated, scientists at the US Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab) will attempt to discover if the universe is "real" or merely a holographic 3-D illusion that we just think is real. Using high-powered lasers, the scientists intend to determine if space-time is a quantum system made up of countless tiny bits of information... Continue Reading Fermilab experiment will attempt to answer whether we actually live in "the Matrix" Section: Science Tags: Fermilab, Laser, Quantum,…
 
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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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  • How to Use Display Filters in Wireshark

    Himanshu Arora
    31 Aug 2014 | 2:25 pm
    Wireshark is a GUI-based network packet analyser that lets you inspect packet data from a live network as well as from a previously captured file. Although it’s a very powerful tool, a common problem that newbies face is that it displays so much data that it becomes really difficult for them to pinpoint the actual information they are looking for. This is where Wireshark’s display filters help.Note – If you are completely new to Wireshark, it is recommended that you first go through its basic tutorial.Display filtersHere is an example of a live capture in Wireshark:Note that…
  • How to Add a Book Cover to Ebooks in Calibre

    Maria Krisette Capati
    31 Aug 2014 | 7:50 am
    “I’d like my e-books to have different vibrant book covers in my e-library.” This was my dilemma when I started downloading digital books from Amazon, iBookstore and third-party websites. Though I still buy printed versions, practically speaking, digital content is cheaper and less spacious (literally!).If you’re an avid reader just like me and would like to update your e-books with beautiful book covers, whether they are in PDF, EPUB, or MOBI formats, here’s a step-by-step guide to add a book cover in Calibre.Calibre is free open-source e-books management…
  • Fish: A Better Alternative to Bash That Many Are Not Aware of

    Derrik Diener
    30 Aug 2014 | 2:25 pm
    Have you ever wanted to get away from Bash when using Linux? It’s understandable. Though Bash is often praised as being a great shell, it has a lot of shortcomings. Enter Fish shell. It’s a great alternative with tons of neat features. The most notable being predictive type. Other handy features include syntax highlighting, searchable command history and auto suggestions.InstallationFish is available in the software repository of most Linux distro. Use the following command to install Fish.Ubuntusudo apt-get install fishArch Linuxsudo pacman -S fishOpenSUSEsudo zypper install…
  • Four Sleep Cycle Tracking Alarm Clock Android Apps That Make Waking Up Easier

    Bertel King, Jr.
    30 Aug 2014 | 7:50 am
    Before smartphones hit the scene, regular old mobile handsets had already replaced traditional alarm clocks as many people’s means of waking up in the morning. They functioned largely the same: set a time to wake up, hit snooze when the time comes, and repeat as necessary. When smartphones arrived, apps started appearing that built upon this formula. Rather than merely waking you up, they aimed to do so at the best time to leave you feeling refreshed and actually ready to hop out of bed in the morning.A number of options have appeared over the years. Here are four of the best sleep…
  • How to Find Drivers for Unknown Devices in Windows

    Vamsi Krishna
    29 Aug 2014 | 4:25 pm
    Device drivers are like the fundamental building blocks for your Windows PC as they help all your hardware devices to work as they should work. No matter how useful the device drivers are, they are always a headache if you don’t have proper driver software or if your OS fails to properly identify the hardware connected. In case of driver problems, Windows tries to automatically download and install the required drivers. But when Windows fails to download the drivers automatically, you can hit the manufacturer’s website for proper drivers. But even this won’t yield any good…
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  • Get Best Shopping Deals At DealGuru

    shabnam sultan
    31 Aug 2014 | 12:23 am
    Online shopping has become a trend these days, who would not enjoy shopping for various products from comfort of home or office! From gadgets, apparels, shoes, digital cameras, smartphones to home decor stuffs you can shop for anything online these…Read more ›This is a post from: Techiezlounge Related posts: Buy/Sell Mobile Phone Using Free Online Classifieds Top 8 Essential Tools For Online Entrepreneurs Buy Cases And Sleeves For Macbook/iPad From Booq How Do You Look Online? What is Medical Identity Theft and How Bad is it?
  • AskMe App Review – Ask Anything

    shabnam sultan
    30 Aug 2014 | 7:07 am
    There are lot of apps available for smartphones for various purpose. Suppose you are planning to go out with your friends or family then obviously you would be searching for shopping malls, movie halls and restaurants nearby your locality. Normally,…Read more ›This is a post from: Techiezlounge Related posts: Sync Android With iTunes Download Google Drive For Android Download VLC Beta For Android 7 Best Travel Apps For Android 7 Cool Lock Screen Replacement Apps For Android
  • 10 Best Video Players for Android

    shabnam sultan
    28 Aug 2014 | 11:54 pm
    Screen size of Android smartphones are getting bigger and better enabling you to watch HD video content with ease. There are million apps available in the Google Play Store for Android devices with many video players for Android. However, not…Read more ›This is a post from: Techiezlounge Related posts: Sync Android With iTunes Download Google Drive For Android Download VLC Beta For Android 7 Best Travel Apps For Android 7 Cool Lock Screen Replacement Apps For Android
  • 6 Best CDN To Speed Up WordPress

    shabnam sultan
    26 Aug 2014 | 2:33 am
    Website Speed is important for better user experience and more over to get better position in Google search results as Google is taking site load speed in to consideration. Website owners want to have faster loading web pages, Content Delivery…Read more ›This is a post from: Techiezlounge Related posts: 8 WordPress Plugins to manage banner ads 7 Best WordPress Themes for Kindergarten or Preschool in 2014 8 Best Alternatives To Dropbox Top 10 PayPal Alternatives Top 9 WordPress Security Plugins to Secure your Website
  • 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
 
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  • Get any youtube video made as GIF now!

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

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

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

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

    Alex Russell, PhD Student and Research Affiliate at University of Sydney
    31 Aug 2014 | 6:58 pm
    Aerating wine does change its flavour.Faisal Akram/Flickr, CC BY-SADo you inspect the appearance of a wine before swirling it around the glass (holding the stem, naturally)? Inhale deeply while describing the flamboyant nature of your Shiraz? Do you do that slurpy thing that some love but others loathe? Or maybe you just crack open the screwcap and dig straight in. If you’re in the latter group, then the ceremony that goes with wine may seem like pure wankery. But is the science on your side? Temperature Basic wine etiquette states that you serve white wines chilled and red wines at room…
  • Book review: Flying Dinosaurs – How fearsome reptiles became birds

    Mike Lee, Senior Research Scientist (joint appointment with South Australian Museum) at University of Adelaide
    31 Aug 2014 | 1:07 pm
    A 9-metre-long early relative of T rex that stalked the Early Cretaceous of northern China was the first truly terrifying feathered dinosaur discovered.Brian ChooWhile a week can be a long time in politics, palaeontology typically moves more sedately, in keeping with its subject matter (the slow progression of the aeons). But one area of fossil research is seeing remarkably rapid developments. Ever since the discovery of feathered dinosaurs in the late 1990s, the dinosaur-bird transition has been a research hotspot, with major new discoveries announced every few weeks. Very recently, for…
  • Mixed tech, mixed messages: NBN reports unravelled

    Matthew Sorell, Senior Lecturer, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at University of Adelaide
    28 Aug 2014 | 7:25 pm
    Shifting from one policy to another has disrupted the NBN rollout, so how does NBN Co report its progress?Floris van Lint/Flickr, CC BY-NCNBN Co, tasked with building the National Broadband Network (NBN), yesterday released its 2014 Annual Report, showing a three-fold increase in activated premises (210,000 up from 70,000) and a doubling of serviceable premises (from 227,000 to 552,000). These simplistic performance indicators show that the roll-out has accelerated but is well behind the schedule proposed in the 2012 Corporate Plan. There are several troubling aspects in these numbers. 2014…
  • Kids with Google accounts: how parents can keep them safe

    Joanne Orlando, Senior lecturer, Educational Technology at University of Western Sydney
    28 Aug 2014 | 1:48 pm
    It's likely children will come across child-unfriendly content online, regardless of parental control. ransomtech/Flickr, CC BY-NC-SAYou might have seen reports that Google could offer children under the age of 13 years a simple and safe way to access their internet services, including Gmail and YouTube. But will this new strategy really make a difference to the way the younger generation use the internet? Google’s accounts are currently only available to individuals 13 years and over, but the move to let children create their own unique presence is uncommon in the online world. The…
  • What metadata does the government want about you?

    Philip Branch, Senior Lecturer in Telecommunications at Swinburne University of Technology
    27 Aug 2014 | 11:46 pm
    The government wants your movements online to be retained by ISPs and other companies.Flickr/Envato , CC BYWith the leaking of a discussion paper on telecommunications data retention, we are at last starting to get some clarity as to just what metadata the Abbott government is likely to ask telecommunications companies, internet servce providers (ISPs) and others involved in communications services to store. The paper is written to be “technology neutral” but the intention seems to be to ensure that the same information available from interception of traditional telephony is available…
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  • How SMS lost its place after the introduction of WhatsApp

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    29 Aug 2014 | 6:35 am
    The reign of sms disappeared after the arrival of WhatsApp. WhatsApp is the ultimate cross-platform messaging app that has gained popularity with its free text messaging, audio and video messaging support. Previously, users were required to pay a cent for each text message or buy a monthly sms pack, but today they can do that […]
  • LG G Watch R v/s Samsung Gear S Smartwatch [Comparison chart]

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    28 Aug 2014 | 12:45 pm
    LG and Samsung both announced two new smartwatches today- the LG G Watch R and the Samsung Gear S. The LG G Watch R is an Android powered circular smartwatch, whereas the Gear S has a curved display based on Tizen OS. Both consist of 512MB RAM and 4GB internal storage capacity. Directing towards their […]
  • BigRock offers 35% off on Web Hosting only for today

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    28 Aug 2014 | 5:48 am
    Popular web hosting partner BigRock is offering a 35% discount on web hosting just for today. BigRock is a leading web hosting service in India who gained popularity its extraordinary hosting services and plans. With this offer you can buy hosting starting at Rs. 59/month and can avail the following features: Unlimited Domains Unlimited Disk […]
  • ARCHOS launches Android and Windows Phone smartphones and tablets

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    27 Aug 2014 | 12:19 pm
    ARCHOS today launched five Android and Windows Phone smartphones and tablets- the ARCHOS 50b Platinum and 45c Platinum Android smartphones, 101 Oxygen Android tablet, 40 Cesium Windows Phone smartphone and the 80 Cesium Windows 8.1 tablet. Have a look at their specifications below: ARCHOS 50b Platinum (Android phone) 45c Platinum (Android phone) 101 Oxygen (Android […]
  • LG G3 Stylus or Samsung Galaxy Note 3: Which one would you prefer to buy?

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    26 Aug 2014 | 9:21 am
    LG recently launched it smartphone cum phablet- the LG G3 Stylus with 5.5-inch display which is said to be a good alternative to the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 smartphone. Both the devices have almost similar qualities excluding a few differences in their features and specifications. The Galaxy Note 3 has a display screen of 5.7-inch […]
 
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  • Wearable Technologies Could Make Manufacturing Immersive Hyper-Experience

    28 Aug 2014 | 8:42 am
    The application potential of wearable technology is mostly talked about for entertainment or health and fitness.  However, it could also have a major impact on business environments as well, particularly in the manufacturing space.  Hubert Selvanathan, Principal, joins the conversation on the potential use cases for emerging wearable technology that will make manufacturing safer and more efficient. Click here to read more ... http://www.thomasnet.com/journals/techtrends/articles/wearable-technologies-can-make-manufacturing-an-immersive-hyper-experience
  • Services in a Cloud World - Identity Crisis or Opportunity?

    27 Aug 2014 | 11:16 am
    The Cloud and its impact on the technology industry has been well documented.  What is less examined, however, is the way Cloud migration dramatically impacts the Professional Services (PS) businesses of technology companies.  The role of PS is shifting away from traditional services towards increased focus on customer adoption and retention, creating an opportunity for PS to play an integral role in defining the customer experience and driving overall enterprise growth.  Neil Jain, Partner, and Claire O’Neill, Manager, outline five key considerations for PS executives as…
  • Understanding What Makes the Smart Home Work

    27 Aug 2014 | 11:16 am
    The Internet of Things (IoT) is the new hot topic of the day.  While companies are thinking about use cases and implications of IoT, it is also useful to take time to understand the different technologies behind it all.  Bill Bien and Singu Srinivas, Partners, describe the technologies that are prevalent today and those that are emerging, and how those technologies are fundamentally shifting the consumer drivers of IoT's future growth. Click here to read more.
  • Big Data Realized: Developing New Data-Driven Products and Services to Drive Growth

    27 Aug 2014 | 9:53 am
    Big Data has matured to the point where it has the potential to create vast opportunities for tech companies.  However, few established enterprises have taken the steps to capture the full value that Big Data could deliver.  While many tech companies already have information assets on which they can capitalize, they struggle to take the next steps to identify and commercialize new data-driven offerings.    Hubert Selvanathan and John Zuk, Principals, discuss four considerations that are critical to creating a successful Big Data offering.  Through these…
  • What to Do When "Best Practices" Aren't?

    25 Aug 2014 | 3:04 pm
    Following "best practices," tried and true business frameworks that dictate how things should be done to get optimal results, is generally a good idea.  However, given the context and situation, "best practices" might actually be counterproductive and harmful to an organization.  John Parkinson, Affiliate Partner, explains his views on the potential pitfalls of best practices in an ever-evolving business environment. Click here to read more ... http://ww2.cfo.com/governance/2014/08/best-practices-arent/
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  • Intel reveals its first 8-core desktop CPU

    Ian Barker
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:36 am
    Despite continuing reports of its death, the desktop computer still has a place in the world, particularly amongst power users and gamers. It's these people that Intel has squarely in its sights with the new Core i7-5960X processor Extreme Edition. Intel’s first 8-core desktop CPU features 16 computing threads which, along with support for the latest DDR4 memory, will enable some of the fastest desktop systems yet seen. Combine this with the new enhanced Intel X99 Chipset and you also have robust overclocking capabilities which will allow enthusiasts to tune their systems to…
  • Lenovo introduces the EMC-based VNX5150 Storage Array

    Jamie Hinks
    1 Sep 2014 | 2:19 am
    Lenovo hopes to put a smile on the face of penny-pinching small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) through a new storage area network (SAN) solution based on EMC's VNX unified storage family. The Lenovo|EMC VNX5150 Storage Array is a dual-processor SAN that offers full redundancy for all major components as well as dual paths of connectivity throughout for a price that SMBs will be able to afford. "The Lenovo|EMC VNX5150 is a key solution element for enterprises, enabling Lenovo to provide server and storage solutions to our customers. The VNX5150 platform is a unique offering, based on EMC's…
  • Here's what you can expect to see at IFA 2014

    Tom Phelan
    1 Sep 2014 | 1:19 am
    The rejuvenation of the tech scene at this time of year is heralded by one of the oldest and largest trade shows on the circuit, with Germany taking centre stage for Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin -- known simply as IFA. At IFA 2013, ITProPortal witnessed the unveiling of the Sony Xperia Z1, realized that convertible laptops are here to stay, and learned that no-one is impressed by Samsung's Galaxy Gear. This year we're looking forward to seeing the year's developments in wearable tech. And I'm not just talking smart watches. This year we're talking infrared thermometers, Bluetooth…
  • The Fappening is more than just nude celebrity pics -- Can we trust Apple's iCloud?

    Brian Fagioli
    1 Sep 2014 | 12:26 am
    Sometimes I wish the internet could just be a place to exchange wholesome information, such as cooking recipes and tips on Linux, but sadly, there is a dark side. There are deviant people lurking on the web doing all sorts of horrible things. Yesterday, a hacker leaked the private pictures and videos (nude and semi-nude) of many celebrities, and they have spread across the net. For these celebrities, who are real people, I am sure it has been a very trying time; their privacy has been destroyed and I offer my sympathies. For the many people (if they can be called that) viewing and spreading…
  • Lumsing E-DR15 car charger: Splitting one cigarette lighter socket into three [Review]

    Wayne Williams
    31 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    A few years ago, the very concept of a three port extender for your car's cigarette lighter socket would have caused some raised eyebrows. Even if you were in a car packed full of chainsmokers, three lighter sockets would be deemed excessive. Of course, these days, the lighter socket is less for lighting cigarettes and more for powering devices, so Lumsing's power splitter serves a clear purpose. What it does is extend a single 12-24V cigarette lighter port to three (for a total output of 70w), and includes a USB 5V output for good measure. So you can charge up to four pieces of equipment at…
 
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  • Spice Fire One Mi FX1 launched in India with Firefox OS at Rs. 2,229

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

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

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

    Himanshu Gupta
    24 Aug 2014 | 11:01 am
    Xiaomi, pronounced as Sha-o-mi, a new entrant in the Indian market has made consumers crazy with its pricing. Recently launched Xiaomi Mi 3 is the device which is making headlines these days and caused a serious threat to its competitors. Look and Feel Mi 3 comes with a aluminium magnesium body with a impressive 5inch […]
  • Google Nexus 360 Concept Phone

    Himanshu Gupta
    23 Aug 2014 | 4:21 am
    Google Nexus 360 is a concept phone based on the most popular series of Android based smartphone. 91 mobiles has come up with this concept which makes the smartphone not only a standalone phone but also wearable device. 91 mobiles has come up with a creative visualization of Google Nexus 360 concept phone which offers […]
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  • Facebook Approved Way to Share Links in the Post Click Bait Era

    Anoop
    29 Aug 2014 | 1:06 am
    Hello, Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.If you are someone who manages a web property or owns a Facebook Fanpage, you are already aware of the improvements that Facebook is making to its News Feed to make it better for users.If you are not aware read this : News Feed FYI: Click-baitingIn this change they have majorly focused on eliminating Click baiting techniques followed by pages on Facebook.This involves sharing incomplete information in the post and urging the user to click through to a website in order to get the complete information.Usually the user is unsatisfied by the…
  • Instagram Launched Hyperlapse App, Download Here

    Anoop
    26 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am
    Hello, Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.Instagram HyperlapseInstagram is launching a new app today, this app is set to compete with professional Digital Photography gears such as DSLR. This is a standalone app and won’t be integrated with the existing Instagram app.The app creates stabilized moving timelapse videos which is mostly done using complex digital photography tools and softwares. With the app you can record a video and with the built in algorithms it creates an ultra smooth video, you can choose the playback speed of the video ranging from 1x to 12x.This will…
  • Flappy Bird Sequel, Swing Copters will Drive You Insane

    Anoop
    23 Aug 2014 | 8:51 am
    Hello, Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.Creator of the insanely addictive game Flappy Bird, Dong Nguyen is back with a new game. The interface will look familiar with the similar 8-bit type color and characters. But this game seems 10x harder than Flappy Bird (atleast for the first few hours).The game called Swing Copters is equally addictive and will drive you nuts instantly due to its ridiculous mechanics. For the first 50 or so tries, my high score was a whooping 1. :/Then after countless attempts I managed this.swing copters high scoreThe game features a man with a copter…
  • 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…
 
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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 Price Pegged at $400, Say Insiders

    ronaldcarlson
    31 Aug 2014 | 9:22 am
    When Apple introduces new category defining products, like the iPhone and iPad, the company gives developers months to develop new apps before product ships — ecosystems matter! Additionally, unlike its primary competitor, Google, Apple makes money by selling hardware, not your personal data. Hence, the iWatch price won’t free let alone cheap.Or, so goes the latest rumor out ReCode’s John Paczkowski.But let’s catch up a little first. Yes, the iWatch is expected to be introduced at Apple’s September 9 Media Event, though physical shipping product won’t arrive…
  • OMG! Fortune FREE Slots Android App Review

    Dan
    30 Aug 2014 | 12:27 pm
    OMG! Fortune FREE Slots Casino 0DownloadOMG! Fortune FREE Slots, developed by LuckyFish Games, is an Android App that will appeal to your gambling side where you get the opportunity to play all your favourite casino games from the comfort of your sofa.All the big games are included with OMG! Fortune FREE Slots, including slot machines, scratch cards, bingo, and of course wheel of fortune, as well as tons more. In fact, there’s over 25 different games for you to explore and earn in, including a new casino game every week, as well as free gifts and hourly bonuses to help you on your way…
  • 1to19 Number Puzzle Game Android App Review

    Dan
    30 Aug 2014 | 12:16 pm
    1to19 Number Puzzle Game Puzzle 0Download1to19 Number Puzzle Game, developed by ELVES GAMES, is a puzzle game that promises to be interesting and fun by taking a relatively simple concept and turning it into a challenging game.It’s simple – just find pairs of identical numbers or numbers with sum equal to 10 and erase them. To erase the numbers, they have to be on the same level horizontally or vertically and shouldn’t be separated by any other number.Whilst a seemingly simple concept, the game becomes challenging very quickly, and it is this level of difficultly that…
  • Homework Help for Students Android App Review

    Dan
    30 Aug 2014 | 12:01 pm
    Homework Help for Students Education 0DownloadHomework Help for Students, developed by Homework Helper, is the one stop App you’ll need if you’re stuck with your assignment, or have writers block for that important essay you need to finish.The App is a portal into getting your Homework created for you, because within 15 minutes you’ll have a quote from a dedicated support team with a price to complete the task.      Just take a picture of the task, essay title, or question you’re stuck on, or copy and paste it into the App, add some…
  • iWatch Ship Date Slips into 2015, Says Source

    ronaldcarlson
    30 Aug 2014 | 8:41 am
    Has the Apple iWatch ship date been delayed into 2015? Not likely. In fact, both the iPhone (2007) and iPad (2010) ship dates followed their respective introductions by at least three months. Ditto that for the company’s (1998) original iMac and revolutionary 2013 Mac Pro.And, for anyone that cares to remember, it took Apple more than a decade to actually ship a modern desktop operating system. Remember Copland, etc? A little waiting is hardly unheard of.That said, Apple’s on again and off again, but always still coming, wearable computing device is once again expected in…
 
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  • Philips W3500 Review: A Decent Android Smartphone

    Chethan Thimmappa
    29 Aug 2014 | 8:01 pm
    Highlights for Philips W3500  1.3 Ghz Quad core Processor 5” Smartphone Dual SIM (GSM and WCDMA) 5 Mega Pixel camera with built in flash. The Philips w3500 is a large phone with 5 inch WFVGA display running on 1.3Ghz camera.  I found the phone fits perfectly into your pocket also the build quality is fairly good.  This Philips phone runs on 4.2.2 version of Android OS  (Jellybean) . Quickly you can notice the large screen with Philips logo.  The Phone comes with 2 slots for SIM card and 1 slot for memory card ( up to 32 GB). Initial set up Setting up the phone was easy.  After…
  • 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
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  • 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…
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  • BMW Chops The Top Off The M4, Turns It Into A 431 HP Droptop Delight

    mike chua
    1 Sep 2014 | 12:45 am
    if your idea of sporty car is getting winds in your hair, then we think the new BMW M4 Convertible could be your answer. describes as a ride that replicates the performance figures of the new BMW M3 Sedan and the new BMW M4 Coupe, the new droptop BMW M4 shares the same 3.0-liter in-line six M TwinPower Turbo engine found on the M3 sedan and M4 coupe, which yields a cool 431 horsepower (presumably, 425 for the US variant) and 406 lb-ft (550 Nm) of torque. when mated to the optional seven-speed M Double Clutch transmission, the open top M4 makes the century sprint in just 4.4 seconds. the…
  • Seasons Playing Cards’ Changing Series Blurs The Line Between Art And Playing Cards

    mike chua
    31 Aug 2014 | 10:33 pm
    there are cards players and then there are the cards players who are as passionate about playing as collecting them. if you belongs to the latter, then you might be interested in Seasons Playing Cards latest collection: Verana and Inverno. the Verana and Inverno are the last two decks that will complete the Seasons series, which started in 2011 with the award-winning Primavera and Seronda playing cards. the latter two represents fall and spring, and today, Seasons Playing Cards is back with the Verana and Inverno that represents winter and summer. whether you fancy playing with a different…
  • Vincero Mechanical Wrist Watch Features Real Italian Marble As Used By Renaissance Artist Michelangelo

    mike chua
    31 Aug 2014 | 9:19 pm
    if they had wrist watches during the Roman Empire, i bet they will look like the Vincero Mechanical Wrist Watch, but of course, they didn’t had the luxury of timepieces, much less a clock. however, if you are all up for small batch, hand-crafted, mechanical watches, then you are way luckier than the Roman forebears, because Vincero is an outfit that makes those. available as limited edition timepieces at special discounted prices via Kickstarter (which the folks has already surpasses its funding goal, btw), the Vincero Mechanical Wrist Watch features something you rarely see in a…
  • Alienware Upcoming Area-51 Gaming Rig Is As Alien As It Can Be. Hint: It Ain’t A Typical Tower

    mike chua
    31 Aug 2014 | 2:05 am
    looks like Alienware is dead serious about making a comeback. first, it wants to get back to small form factor mobile gaming and now, it wants to own your desk too. meet the Alienware Area-51 Gaming PC, which is the rig that will do just that. from the get go, you know it will be the PC you are going get if aesthetic is among the priority and honestly, who doesn’t want a pretty rig that you will put on the desk then to hide it under? it has a part hexagon, part triangular chassis, which is said to maintain the airflow even if it is placed against a wall and it even has a pair of handles…
  • Vortex VR VRTX I Will Turn Your LG G3 Quad HD Into A Virtual Reality Headset

    mike chua
    31 Aug 2014 | 12:20 am
    if you own a LG G3 and dig the idea of VR headset, Vortex VR has the perfect accessory for you: the Vortex VR VRTX I VR Headset, designed exclusively for use with LG G3 Quad HD smartphone. Vortex VR joins hands wit 3D Systems, LG Electronics MobileComm USA, and VR pioneers GameFace Labs, to bring you the world’s first consumer Mobile VR solution. so take that Samsung. it looks like LG has beat you to the VR game. the VRTX I is a lightweight VR Mobile phone case that is also a Head Mounted Display, touting 100-degrees field of view and is designed to fit LG’s flagship smartphone.
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  • Criminals thrive in the indulgence of Society’s understanding

    Santhosh Balasubramanian
    1 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    Editor’s Note: The title may confuse you. Some words may confuse you more. But read the post twice. Understand what the author has implied and I am sure this post will amaze you. “Criminals thrive in the indulgence of Society’s understanding” Indulgence! The ability to resist our whims and desires. The very quality in which we Indians, the most revered civilization on Earth, ought to expertise. Of course, it is a solid constituent and a part and parcel of our everyday life. In the name of our motherland, in the way we lead our living, in the view that we care to have on others’…
  • Another Day, Another Victim. Do Candle Light Vigils Actually Help?

    Abishek Kumar
    26 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    Accidents tend to happen all around us. A quick glance at the daily newsletter will make one realize how insecure and unpredictable our dwelling region is. Mishaps occur at every corner of the world and there is nothing a single being can do to prevent it. One need not say less, about the devastating events of 9/11 in America and 26/11 in India. They are the proof of existence of the most ruthless and cold-hearted clan of the humans. One can absolutely do nothing, to prevent the assaults by a group of terrorists who are motive less and driven by an unending thirst for blood. Also, in light of…
  • 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…
 
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  • The New Moto G Spotted through Indian import-export website

    Andrei Prescura
    1 Sep 2014 | 5:08 am
    Motorola made a great deal with its Moto G and Moto X Android based smartphones. The devices were offered on budget friendly prices even though the general performances were more than decent, whether we are talking about entry level or advanced users. Also, Moto G and Moto X received Android OTA updates similar with Nexus […]
  • Small Samsung Galaxy S5 Android 4.4.2 OTA Update Rolling Out Today for AT&T Users

    Bogdan Pirvu
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:17 am
    The Samsung Galaxuy S5 on AT&T is now getting a brand new Android 4.4.2 small update that should fix some errors found in the previous firmware. The update was launched last week, but it seems like today the first AT&T Galaxy S5 uses have seen the roll out. The Android 4.4.2 KitKat G900AUCU2ANG3 OTA Update […]
  • Samsung Posts New Galaxy Note 4 Teaser Showing off The S-Pen

    Babu Mohan
    31 Aug 2014 | 12:09 pm
    Samsung has been teasing its upcoming Galaxy Note 4 on YouTube lately by posting various videos that show what the Note 4 would be capable of. Of course, no actual details have been revealed by these videos, they have been posted only with the aim to create hype for Samsung’s UNPACKED event taking place on […]
  • Sony’s First Android Wear Smartwatch Leaks, Plus New Information on Upcoming Xperia Line-up for IFA

    Babu Mohan
    31 Aug 2014 | 10:19 am
    With just 3 days left for IFA to kick off, the rumor mills are buzzing with new information and leaks on various products that all the big names in the tech world have planned to show off at IFA. One of the big names that will be announcing a wide range of new products is […]
  • Deal: Samsung Galaxy S5 Just $79 at Amazon with Verizon Contract

    Alex Dumitru
    31 Aug 2014 | 7:40 am
    Amazon comes with yet another great deal for the Samsung Galaxy S5. The device with a two-year Verizon contract is just $79.99 today and it’s available for both the Black and White versions. Samsung Galaxy S5 is one of the best flagship smartphones on the market right now, competing directly with the LG G3 and […]
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  • Anais Nin Quotes

    28 Aug 2014 | 8:07 am
    Anaïs Nin was an author born to Spanish-Cuban parents in France.She wrote journals,novels,critical studies, essays and short stories.Born: February 21, 1903,France Died: January 14, 1977,United States Full birth name: Angela Anais Juana Antolina Rosa Edelmira Nin y Culmell Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.Life is truly known only to those who suffer,lose,endure…
  • Samsung unveils “Gear S”, a smartwatch that can make calls without requiring to pair with mobile phone

    28 Aug 2014 | 3:25 am
    Samsung has unveiled a new kind of smartwatch. It is named as “Gear S” . It is capable of making and receiving calls without a mobile phone nearby. “Samsung is leading this exciting and rapidly developing wearable category through progressive innovation,” said JK Shin, CEO and head of IT & mobile communication at Samsung Electronics. “The Samsung Gear S redefines the idea of the smart wearable and the culture of mobile communication. It will let consumers live a truly connected life anywhere, anytime.” The Samsung Gear S features a 2-inch curved Super AMOLED display,…
  • Dr.Wayne Dyer Quotes

    26 Aug 2014 | 11:35 pm
    Dr. Wayne Dyer is an internationally renowned author and Motivational Speaker. Born: May 10, 1940   You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, it will not change you.When the choice is to be right or to be kind, always make the choice that brings peace.You have everything…
  • Amazon acquires Twitch for $970 million

    26 Aug 2014 | 4:07 am
    Amazon has agreed to buy the massively popular video game streaming website in an all-cash deal totaling approximately $970 million. This deal came just months after numerous reports that Google had a deal to acquire Twitch. According to Emmett Shear, the CEO  of Twitch, Amazon plans to let Twitch operate independently, out of its offices in San Francisco.  It seems Twich decides to choose Amazon over Google because of this reason. Twitch did not exist a little over three years ago, and it now has 55 million unique viewers a month globally. Twitch specializes in live videos of the people…
  • Jack Canfield Quotes

    25 Aug 2014 | 10:51 pm
    Jack Canfield is an American author, and motivational speaker. He is the co-author of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, which has more than 250 titles and 500 million copies in print in over 40 languages. Born: August 19, 1944 Awards: Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Book   Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.You don’t have to get it perfect, you just have to get it going. Babies don’t walk the first time they try, but eventually they get it rightYou only have control over three things in your life-the…
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    E-junkie.info - Small Business, Self Publishing, E-Commerce Blog

  • Interview: The Creator of Web Comic Spinnerette

    29 Aug 2014 | 5:03 pm
    This week, E-junkie.info sat down (well, talked back and forth via e-mail) with web cartoonist Krazy Krow, the writer of Spinnerette.  Here's what we found out about him and his comics.E-junkie:So first question, what made you decide to start your web-comic?KraKro:  It was a 14 hour road trip to Florida!  I was in the back of the car wondering, ‘what if a superhero had a mutant power that was really hard to hide?’ The whole comic idea started from the six arms, and fat suit.E-junkie:Were you primarily influenced by other web comics, comic books, or newsprint comic…
  • Top Five: Awesome & Ethical Online Coffee Sellers

    25 Aug 2014 | 10:06 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…
  • Increase Your Sales with a Custom Look

    25 Aug 2014 | 10:05 am
    If you are looking to start-up your own online business - or already have one that you want to make more your own – a good option is to design your own purchase buttons.  Many online shopping cart systems allow the user to customize the code and change the image.  In E-junkie it can be done with the Buy Now, Add to Cart and View Cart buttons, and the buttons within the cart itself. There are some companies out there that will design these for you.  But you can do it yourself and with little to no cost, by getting a image editing system.  These programs (though not at the…
  • 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…
 
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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

  • Can Your Business Survive Ten Years?

    skyje
    29 Aug 2014 | 9:31 am
    In business terms, ten years is now even longer than it ever has been before. In today’s digital age, making it that long is definitely something to be applauded. Our modern landscape changes on such a regular basis that it can be often very difficult for businesses to keep up, particularly if they’re in a […] The post Can Your Business Survive Ten Years? appeared first on Skyje.
  • More Friends, More Sales: How to Run a Social Referral Campaign?

    skyje
    28 Aug 2014 | 10:58 am
    Every business enterprise has its own set of objectives. However, the main goal of every business, be it a Fortune 500 company or a local barista is to increase sales and ultimately profits. Business owners must keep improving their marketing tactics to acquire new customers and grow their business. When it comes to increasing the […] The post More Friends, More Sales: How to Run a Social Referral Campaign? appeared first on Skyje.
  • 5 Important Usability Tips for Your New Website

    skyje
    27 Aug 2014 | 5:56 pm
    We hear a lot about website usability and how important it is to create a site that is user friendly, but not too much on what that means.  Sure, “user friendly” is rather self-explanatory in that your site should be friendly to the user (right?), but how do you make a site user friendly?  In […] The post 5 Important Usability Tips for Your New Website appeared first on Skyje.
  • 15 Bootstrap Landing Page Templates

    skyje
    24 Aug 2014 | 10:20 am
    If you’re looking to showcase a product or service, having a well designed landing page is essential. It’s also wise to throw up a coming soon page before launch in order to collect e-mail addresses and generate some buzz. Bootstrap is a fantastic framework for creating landing pages due to it’s responsive design capabilities. With […] The post 15 Bootstrap Landing Page Templates appeared first on Skyje.
  • 4 Business Automation Tools You Should Be Using By Now

    skyje
    24 Aug 2014 | 10:07 am
    While the world slowly struggles out of the financial crisis of 2008, most companies face fierce pressures on keeping their prices low to cater to as many customers as possible. It’s only a scrappy handful of brands like Chipotle, Pepsi or Apple that have actually raised their prices and yet have seen their bottom lines […] The post 4 Business Automation Tools You Should Be Using By Now appeared first on Skyje.
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    RayOnStorage Blog

  • VMworld 2014 projects Marvin, Mystic, and more

    Ray
    27 Aug 2014 | 5:33 pm
    [This post was updated after being published to delete NDA material - sorry, RL] Attended VMworld2014 in San Francisco this past week. Lots of news, mostly about vSphere 6 beta functionality and how the new AirWatch acquisition will be rolled into VMware’s End-User Computing framework. vSphere 6.0 beta Virtual Volumes (VVOLs) is in beta and extends VMware’s software-defined storage model to external NAS and SAN storage.  VVOLs transforms SAN/NAS  storage into VM-centric devices by making the virtual disk a native representation of the VM at the array level, and enables…
  • 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-like problem, this time Internet routers are 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…
 
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    From Ravikanth's Blog

  • Session Slides: Community Day 2014 – Introduction to Microsoft Azure Compute

    Ravikanth
    23 Aug 2014 | 10:18 pm
    Microsoft Azure offers several services each categorized into one of the four major categories – Compute, Data, App, and Network Services. This session takes you through an overview of the Microsoft Azure Compute Services. Introduction to Microsoft Azure Compute from Ravikanth Chaganti  
  • 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…
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    Computer News, Tutorial and Freeware Download

  • Approximatrix Simply Fortran 2.15 Build 1704

    compunet
    28 Aug 2014 | 5:07 pm
    Developer: License / Price: Size / OS: Last Updated: Category: Approximatrix, LLC | More programs | Homepage Trial / $40.00 USD 72.9 MB / Windows 2K / XP / XP 64 bit / Vista / Vista 64 bit / 7 / 7 64 bit / 8 / 8 64 bit / 2003 / 2008 August […]
  • Mcool 13.0.0.3190

    compunet
    24 Aug 2014 | 9:57 pm
    Developer: License / Price: Size / OS: Last Updated: Category: diystar | More programs | Homepage MIT License / $0 1.3 MB / Windows XP / XP 64 bit / Vista / Vista 64 bit / 7 / 7 64 bit / 8 / 8 64 bit August 25th, 2014, 04:08 UTC [view history] C: […]
  • 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 / […]
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    Geeky Stuffs

  • Watch Samsung Galaxy Note 4 'Unpacked 2014 Episode 2' Launch Event Live Stream Online

    Shaan Haider
    31 Aug 2014 | 5:55 am
    Samsung is going to launch the Galaxy Note 4 on 3rd September , 2014 at the Samsung Unpacked 2014 Episode 2 event. This is going to be a huge event as it will be concluded simultaneously in three cities – Berlin, Beijing and New York. The event at the Berlin will be the global one. Samsung has already sent the invitation to media persons to attend the Unpacked Episode 2 event clearly giving the
  • What Do People Do with their Smartphone in the Bathroom (Infographic)

    Shaan Haider
    28 Aug 2014 | 2:04 pm
    In this modern age, it seems like no one has time to spare. People work long hours and are increasingly expected to be reachable at any moment; so it comes as no surprise that we are constantly connected to our devices. If it isn’t work, we’re posting to social media, playing games, or chatting with friends. Most people don’t put their devices down even to go the bathroom. An infographic put
  • Wickedleak launches Wammy Note 3 with Octa-core Processor, 2GB RAM, 13MP Cam and Dual SIM

    Shaan Haider
    28 Aug 2014 | 5:34 am
    These days smaller brands are what ruling the smartphone market with their nice specs, at least on paper, and competitive price. Wickedleak has just launched the Wammy Note 3 which is a 5.2 inch phablet running on latest Android 4.4 KitKat and a 1.7 GHz Octa-core processor. Few of the highlighted features of Wickedleak Wammy Note 3 are full HD 1080p screen, 2 GB of RAM, 13MP rear camera and 5MP
  • HOW TO : Hide Your Facebook Friends List

    Shaan Haider
    27 Aug 2014 | 6:07 am
    Facebook is the most popular social networking site and it is also the most criticized when it comes to user privacy settings. Facebook keeps changing the privacy settings frequently and making it harder and confusing for the users to get the exact privacy they want on Facebook. Facebook usually provides the options to hide your status updates, images etc to unknown people. But what if you do
  • Sades SA-708 Gaming Headphones : Hands-On Review

    Shaan Haider
    26 Aug 2014 | 10:32 am
    If you are a gamer then, you should be knowing that how important it is to have gaming gadgets like gaming mouse, gaming headphones etc. A good quality gaming headset is necessary to enjoy a game fully and perform well in it. Earlier I have published the review of Asus Orion Pro gaming headset and recently I have got the opportunity to try my hands on the Sades SA-708 gaming headset of which I
 
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    High Tech in the Hub

  • The Four Phases of Cloud Optimization

    Joe Kinsella
    26 Aug 2014 | 6:31 am
    Several years ago I joined a company that was in the middle of a frantic architectural transition that prioritized speed over cost. During my first few months I watched our Amazon Web Services bill creep from $100K per month to over $350K. While at first our CEO was accepting of the growing costs as a necessary one-time expense, when the AWS bill surpassed $350K, he realized we were putting our business at risk. The result: a new mandate to optimize the cost, usage, performance, availability and security of our cloud infrastructure. What followed in the next year was a journey that took my…
  • Tag vs Resource-Based Cost Allocation

    Joe Kinsella
    24 Aug 2014 | 6:05 am
    As cloud cost allocation becomes mainstream, there are two distinct models that have emerged: tag-based and resource-based cost allocation. While both models have the potential to meet the needs of an organization, the differences warrants a deeper understanding in order to select the right solution for you. This article will explore the two different approaches, and outline the relative advantages and disadvantages of tag versus resource-based cost allocation. About Cloud Cost Allocation Most organizations will have several different ways they want to report their costs. These perspectives…
  • Choosing the Right Cloud Cost Allocation Solution

    Joe Kinsella
    24 Aug 2014 | 5:59 am
    Cost allocation is a well understood accounting practice in IT organizations. But finding the right solution to support your business needs presents some significant challenges. In this article we will explain the key differences that make cloud cost allocation reporting complex. We will review the available options, and outline requirements you can use to find the right solution for your organization. Why Is Cloud Cost Allocation So Hard? While allocating costs for physical IT infrastructure is an activity that has been performed for multiple decades, cost allocation in the cloud is an…
  • 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…
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    Techno360.in

  • Get Wise Care 365 Pro free for a Year

    Ramakanth
    22 Aug 2014 | 10:16 pm
    BY Ramakanth Wise Care 365 Pro is a superb program that combines elements of long-standing favourites such as CCleaner and Glary Utillities and could become your next essential tool. Using system-cleaning tools like Wise Care 365 Pro will really help to improve your computer’s performance and prolong its useful life.   Wise Care 365 Pro is a […] This is a post from 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...
 
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    Jason Slater Technology News

  • Review: Solememo My vision N16 Bluetooth Speaker

    Jason Slater
    29 Aug 2014 | 6:19 am
    In this review we will be taking a look at the Solememo My vision N16 Bluetooth Speaker. Wireless Bluetooth speakers, designed for mobile devices, are becoming pretty commonplace these days so new entries need to really stand out if they ... Read More The post Review: Solememo My vision N16 Bluetooth Speaker appeared first on Technology Blog with Jason Slater.
  • Kickstarter Project: Flyshark iLepo360 Ultrathin Mobile Bluetooth Keyboard

    Jason Slater
    26 Aug 2014 | 9:46 am
    We have looked at Bluetooth keyboards, for mobile devices, a number of times and, on the whole, have been pretty impressed by the innovation of many of them. When considering mobile keyboards there is one recurring issue and that is: ... Read More The post Kickstarter Project: Flyshark iLepo360 Ultrathin Mobile Bluetooth Keyboard appeared first on Technology Blog with Jason Slater.
  • Review: Fellowes AeraMax DX95 Air Purifier

    Jason Slater
    26 Aug 2014 | 8:58 am
    In this review we will be taking a look at the Fellowes AeraMax DX95 Air Purifier. The DX95 Air Purifier is a four-speed fan which also purifies the air through the inclusion of a HEPA (High-Efficiency Particulate Air) filter and ... Read More The post Review: Fellowes AeraMax DX95 Air Purifier appeared first on Technology Blog with Jason Slater.
  • 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.
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    AskVG

  • [Tip] How to Import/Copy Other Web Browsers Bookmarks in Opera?

    VG
    31 Aug 2014 | 11:49 pm
    Today we are going to share a useful tip for Opera users. If you are using Opera web browser, you might be aware of the new "Bookmarks Bar" which was added in Opera 19. Its not enabled by default but interested users can enable it using Opera Settings page as shown in following tutorial: [Tip] […]
  • [Software Update] CCleaner 4.17 Now Available for Download

    VG
    27 Aug 2014 | 2:50 am
    UPDATE: New version 4.17 released which comes with improved browser support. Please check the changelog given below for details. CCleaner is a free system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool. It removes temporary unused files from your system which helps your computer to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It also cleans traces […]
  • [Software Update] Google Chrome 37 Stable Release Now Available for Download

    VG
    26 Aug 2014 | 11:33 am
    NOTE: This article is updated whenever a new version of Google Chrome web browser is released. So keep checking this page regularly. Good news for Google Chrome users! Google developer team has released Chrome 37 version to Stable channel for Windows and Mac. This build includes several security fixes, bug fixes and improvements including: DirectWrite […]
  • [Fix] “Windows cannot Change the Password” Error Message in User Accounts in Control Panel

    VG
    26 Aug 2014 | 4:34 am
    If you are having problems in changing your user account password in Windows, this tutorial will definitely help you. Recently an AskVG reader "Andre Christian" contacted us regarding following problem: Hi VG, I want to change my Windows user account password, but it shows the following error: User Account Control Panel Windows cannot change the […]
  • [Nightly Update] Firefox 34.0 Comes with Built-in Themes for Customization Lovers

    VG
    25 Aug 2014 | 3:52 am
    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 71: In latest Nightly 34.0 build, Mozilla has added a few built-in themes to customize Firefox appearance. Users can […]
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    The Applied Materials Blog blogs

  • Mike Splinter Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    skenney
    26 Aug 2014 | 5:28 pm
    Sure, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is a craze that is taking over social media. And, yes, it has been a tremendous fundraiser for the ALS Association as the organization combats Lou Gehrig’s disease through research, services and education.Read more
  • Imaginative Innovation Solves Global Challenges

    skenney
    26 Aug 2014 | 10:19 am
    When imagination and technology are focused on addressing everyday problems around the globe, amazing solutions are created.  This year’s 25 Tech Award finalists have applied technology to benefit humanity with projects that include deploying drones to prevent animal poaching in developing countries, designing a machine to deliver anesthesia in medical clinics without access to compressed oxygen or continuous grid power, and creating a mobile app to promote carpooling in busy Latin American cities.  Read more
  • 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
 
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    techtrickz

  • Google Cast Beta Extension for Chrome Now Supports Full HD Streaming (Download)

    Kannan
    31 Aug 2014 | 7:40 pm
    A downside of Google Cast extension for Chrome browser is that currently it lets you set the streaming quality to 720p only, but the current beta version of the Google Cast extension supports 1080p full HD streaming. The casting contents now look much better on the big screen, even the pixels are... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on Techtrickz.com]
  • Experience MIUI 6 UI on Any Android Phone

    Kannan
    30 Aug 2014 | 8:07 pm
    The user interface of MIUI 6, the latest OS for Xiaomi smartphones, is visually stunning and has a flat design. It looks a lot like iOS, iOS 7 in particular. You can experience MIUI 6 UI on your Android phone by installing MIUI Express Launcher. The latest version of the launcher (v.6) will bring... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on Techtrickz.com]
  • Enjoy Music on Your Phone by Streaming Songs from Your Cloud Storage

    Kannan
    29 Aug 2014 | 3:46 am
    Want to enjoy music on your Android phone by streaming songs from your cloud storage services such as GDrive, Dropbox, Box and OneDrive? Here is how you can simply do that with an app called CloudAmpz. CloudAmpz is free and straightforward to setup and use. It is able to playback audio (MP3, FLAC... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on Techtrickz.com]
  • Switch Between Custom Recovery and Stock Recovery

    Kannan
    28 Aug 2014 | 7:42 am
    Custom recovery is great, but it limits your ability to receive OTA update. However, now it is possible to switch between custom recovery and stock recovery with an application called Simple Recovery Switcher. It can be very useful if your device gets frequent OTA update that the manufacture push... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on Techtrickz.com]
  • Transform Your Android Phone into OnePlus One

    Kannan
    27 Aug 2014 | 2:06 am
    OnePlus One transformation kit lets you transform your Android phone into OnePlus One. This kit includes some of the best features of OnePlus One, such as Hexo theme, lock screen, camera app, gallery app, the dedicated screencast app and Audio FX sound manager. The following method shows you how to... [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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  • Lyft Line v. The Humble City Bus

    Michael Arrington
    29 Aug 2014 | 11:57 am
    One or two tweaks and Lyft Line will…reinvent the city bus. The last tweet exchange below is the best, imo. No idea what that’s all about. @rstephens @shaunemiller @lyft If you take this to its logical conclusion you get…a city bus. — Michael Arrington (@arrington) August 29, 2014 @rstephens @lyft they should set up places where people gather to get on a Lyft Line, and people can get off at any of these “stops”. — Michael Arrington (@arrington) August 29, 2014 @rstephens @shaunemiller @lyft so it’s like a small, more expensive bus — Michael Arrington…
  • Explicit GoTenna Use Case: Buying Drugs

    Michael Arrington
    18 Jul 2014 | 9:27 am
    I read about GoTenna yesterday – a neat little device that connects to your phone via bluetooth that allows you to send messages to other people using GoTenna even if cell service is out. It basically turns your phone into a handheld UHF radio with encryption (which you can’t do as a normal citizen with a CB). Watch the video here on the GoTenna site. I noticed the guy smoking (and selling) marijuana yesterday and chuckled. Someone at Hacker News noticed the same thing and commented on it. Another says “I think they are quite deliberately pointing out that dealers can…
  • They Might Be Tearing Down The Creamery To Build Condos

    Michael Arrington
    17 Jul 2014 | 4:51 pm
    If you’re involved in the startup world in San Francisco you’ve likely been to the Creamery on Townsend and 4th street. It’s iconic, even if only recently so. In 2012 I wrote about the Creamery in a post talking about the shift in startups from the Palo Alto area to San Francisco, noting that “CrunchFund has probably closed (meaning the verbal agreement part) more deals there than anywhere else.” Other press cemented the cafe’s reputation as the place to do business. Today there are probably at least a handful of startup meetings going on there at any given…
  • Fifteen Months Later

    Michael Arrington
    24 Jun 2014 | 10:10 am
    My defamation action against Jenn Allen, the woman who falsely accused me of rape last year after I ended our relationship, is over. She retracted her statements and apologized, which is the very relief I sought before filing this action, and I accordingly dismissed the lawsuit. The settlement agreement is here. Unfortunately, when you have been accused of rape — even provably falsely as I have been — there’s no way to “win”. For the rest of my life, when someone searches my name on the internet, the word “rape” will appear somewhere among the…
  • Ex-NSA Guys’ Startup To Protect You From NSA

    Michael Arrington
    18 Jun 2014 | 12:26 pm
    Virtu, a Washington D.C. startup, raises $6 million in new capital. The company is building an encryption product that will work with email platforms, including Gmail, Yahoo, and Outlook. Which is great except that the founders are ex-NSA guys who used to be paid to do things like collect emails and phone call information from hundreds of millions of terrorist suspects Americans. The kind of stuff that this new product is designed foil. It’s like hiring Darth Vader to build planetary defense systems to thwart the Death Star. Except the analogy doesn’t quite work. Vader switched to…
 
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  • 7 red flags that should tell you it’s time to change agencies

    Jonathan Houston
    31 Aug 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Marketing agencies have been having a tough time of late. Specifically the traditional agencies who are having to get to grips with new business models and new ways of delivering value to their clients. Digital marketing is arguably the biggest ongoing disruption to the marketing industry since the advent of; well; since the advent of […]
  • The Jabra Sport Wireless+: run away

    Stuart Thomas: Senior reporter
    31 Aug 2014 | 9:48 pm
    The greatest thing any piece of technology can hope for is to solve a problem, to make our lives just a little bit easier. It’s a noble aim and one that has resulted in some of the greatest leaps forward in human history. Trouble is, even the best of intentions can’t save a piece of […]
  • Here are 3 negotiation tips for a good startup exit deal

    Jess Green
    31 Aug 2014 | 9:34 pm
    The day has come. You’ve founded, built and decided to sell your company. It’s been your baby for a few years and you’re happy to let it go for new challenges, whatever your reasons. Already up for sale and marketed by business brokers, a few buyers have expressed interest. Now this is where it get […]
  • 4 top BYOD security risk prevention tips

    Gerald Hetrick
    31 Aug 2014 | 9:30 pm
    The BYOD trend is here to stay, with employers increasingly embracing its benefits, such as lower hardware costs, extended customer access to employees and staff satisfaction. According to industry analyst Gartner, by 2017 over half of all employers will require employees to use their own devices for work purposes. But despite growing acceptance of the […]
  • Who’s most keen for the iPhone 6? In the US, the answer’s pretty much what you’d expect

    Nur Bremmen: Staff reporter
    31 Aug 2014 | 9:22 pm
    If the massive lines of people you see queuing outside the company’s flagship stores every time a new iPhone goes on sale were anything to go by, you’d expect the answer to the question “who’s going to upgrade to the iPhone 6?” to be somewhere close to “everyone”. In truth though, it’s a little bit […]
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  • Six reasons why Google’s autonomous car director thinks public sale is still five years away

    1 Sep 2014 | 4:27 am
    Google’s self-driving cars may have notched up 700,000 accident-free miles without anyone needing to press the big red Stop button, but project director Chris Urmson’s personal deadline to have the cars on sale to the public is still five years away, reports the MIT’s Technology Review. Most tech-heads know that the cars rely on inch-perfect modelling of […]
  • This could be the Apple iCloud flaw that led to celebrity photos being leaked

    1 Sep 2014 | 4:05 am
    An alleged breach in Apple’s iCloud service may be to blame for countless leaks of private celebrity photos this week. On Monday, a Python script emerged on Github that appears to have allowed malicious users to ‘brute force’ a target account’s password on Apple’s iCloud, thanks to a vulnerability in the Find my iPhone service. Brute force attacks are where a malicious user uses a script to repeatedly guess passwords to attempt to discover the correct one. The vulnerability allegedl
  • You Won't Be Able to Find a Book in This Beautiful New Library

    1 Sep 2014 | 4:00 am
    You're looking into Florida Polytechnic University's new library. Light, bright, beautiful curves and... there's not a single book on its shelves?Read more...
  • Get productive with the best Android tablets for students

    1 Sep 2014 | 4:00 am
    Find the right Android tablet for you to manage the chaos of another school year.
  • The Top Ten Reasons Why Apple Rejects Apps

    1 Sep 2014 | 3:33 am
    Some of the mystery behind Apple's app rejection decisions has been solved. Now, the powers-that-be behind the App Store have finally revealed why software is so often rejected. You might be surprised by how mundane its reason are.Read more...
 
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  • 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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  • Chevrolet Brings Full 4G LTE Technology to Line of Vehicles

    LittleTechGirl
    28 Aug 2014 | 6:27 am
    The future is here! WiFi in the car? Yes, please! Imagine the possibilities… It was not too long ago we never would have imagined that one day we would be able to navigate where we were going in our cars. We never would have thought about connecting our smartphones to our cars to take calls. […]
  • Pulling Off the Great Vacation Caper!

    LittleTechGirl
    27 Aug 2014 | 6:30 am
    You may have noticed (or not) that I’ve been very quiet the past few days. Blogging life had to take a backseat for a bit. I was busy scheming!! For the past week or so I have been shopping, packing, and preparing in secret… If you are reading this, I’m headed to the airport with […]
  • Tips on Protecting Your Laptop & Data From Theft

    LittleTechGirl
    26 Aug 2014 | 8:23 pm
    You may remember some of my personal stories of laptop theft. Back when I worked an office job I had an office on the ground floor of the building. I was a desktop support technician so my office was usually full of computing equipment. However, I usually took my own laptop home with me. The […]
  • 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 […]
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  • Product Analyst

    Recruiting Coordinator
    18 Aug 2014 | 10:19 am
    About the Job: Experts Exchange is looking for a Product Information Architect to create, deliver, and drive best in class product features for online and mobile applications. Our ideal candidate will thrive and succeed at building great products with process discipline. This person will build requirements and define business rules. This person will enjoy being creative and innovative, while being able to translate vision into detailed product specifications. Responsibilities: Organizes all the separate pieces of information/content present on the site/app/etc. and develops a project roadmap…
  • Senior Java J2EE Developer

    Recruiting Coordinator
    18 Aug 2014 | 10:13 am
    The Position: Experts Exchange’s Development team is seeking a motivated and experienced candidate to build upon our existing web applications.  The role will consist of working with a team to architect and implement solutions for deploying application enhancements and features to the Experts Exchange web site.  Candidate will be responsible for developing, maintaining and fixing bugs in the web platform, as well as assisting Quality Assurance to maintain a high quality application. Responsibilities: The Development team designs and implements web technologies using Java. Candidate…
  • Junior Java J2EE Developer

    Recruiting Coordinator
    18 Aug 2014 | 10:11 am
    About the Job: Experts Exchange’s Development team is seeking a motivated candidate to build upon our existing web applications. The role will consist of working with a team to implement solutions for deploying application enhancements and features to the Experts Exchange web site. Candidate will be responsible for developing, maintaining and fixing bugs in the web platform, as well as assisting Quality Assurance to maintain a high quality application. Primary Responsibilities: The Development team designs and implements web technologies using Java. Candidate will be responsible for…
  • A/B Testing & Optimization Specialist

    Recruiting Coordinator
    14 Aug 2014 | 5:23 pm
    About the Job: Experts Exchange is looking for an A/B Testing & Optimization Specialist to join the Conversion, Engagement & Retention Team. This position is responsible for conceptualizing, testing, analyzing and optimizing workflows on Experts-Exchange.com with the goal of acquiring new members and increasing member engagement. The size and diversity of or website will provide you a constant variety of interesting and challenging work that will require you to bring your “A” game every day. Primary Responsibilities: Create requirements documentation for new tests with clear and…
  • Nata’s Corner: August 2014

    Nata
    3 Aug 2014 | 11:44 am
    Cities everywhere pay a lot of their bills by providing water, sewer and electricity, so it’s no surprise that they might decide to go into the ISP business. First, you have to find a city with a governing body that has a clue about technology. Second, these folks need to believe that Internet service is a lot closer to electricity than it is to something like a lawn service. As far as they’re concerned, it’s a utility. This move will tick off companies like Comcast, so in turn they go to the state legislature, contribute to a few campaigns, and a law gets passed saying that…
 
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  • Netflix says it lost customers thanks to slow streaming on Comcast

    Brad Reed
    29 Aug 2014 | 5:15 pm
    Why did Netflix decide to cave in and pay Comcast for a better direct connection to its network? Because apparently slow Netflix streaming on Comcast was costing the company customers. CNN reports that Netflix this week explained to the Federal Communications Commission that the quality of Netflix streams on Comcast had become so poor that the company had no choice but to pay up for a better connection. Continue reading...
  • Nintendo just announced a new console, but not the one you were expecting

    Jacob Siegal
    29 Aug 2014 | 4:30 pm
    It's been a trying year for Nintendo as the Wii U struggles to compete with the PS4 and Xbox One, but with the holiday season approaching, the company has a few tricks up its sleeve to entice fans. Unfortunately, those plans do not include an upgraded home console on par with the next-gen system from Microsoft and Sony. Continue reading...
  • Samsung pits the Galaxy Tab S against the iPad Air in latest ad

    Jacob Siegal
    29 Aug 2014 | 3:45 pm
    Samsung's latest tablet, the Galaxy Tab S, is one impressive piece of hardware. It's received rave reviews from the press, consumers seem to love it and it even outclasses the iPad in many respects. In order to prove that last point, Samsung took to the streets of New York with an iPad Air and a Galaxy Tab S to see which device the average consumer would choose. Continue reading...
  • Microsoft might be interested in acquiring the most popular custom Android build ever

    Chris Smith
    29 Aug 2014 | 3:20 pm
    Many Android users unhappy with what the mobile operating system has to offer have looked at various custom ROMs based on Google’s latest OS version that offered additional tools to improve their overall mobile experience. CyanogenMod is one such Android-based build that become so popular in recent years that its founder decided to turn it into a business, Cyanogen Inc. That company is apparently now tracked by various tech industry giants that are highly interested in the mobile business, The Information has learned, including Microsoft. Continue reading...
  • The Xbox One update you’ve been waiting for has finally arrived

    Jacob Siegal
    29 Aug 2014 | 2:55 pm
    The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 have been incredibly successful up to this point, but there's no question that the new consoles would have benefitted greatly from a little more time in development before launch. By lacking a few key features, both consoles felt unfinished, but Microsoft has been hard at work getting the Xbox One up to speed. The latest update might be the most significant one yet. Continue reading...