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  • Deep sea 'mushroom' could be early branch on tree of life

    Reuters Video: Technology
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:29 am
    Miniature deep sea animals discovered off the Australian coast almost three decades ago are puzzling scientists, who say the organisms have proved impossible to categorise. Academics at the Natural History of Denmark have appealed to the world scientific community for help, saying that further information on Dendrogramma enigmatica and Dendrogramma discoides could answer key evolutionary questions. Jim Drury has more.
  • McLaren releases interior images of "world's greatest track car to be," the P1 GTR

    Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
    Stu Robarts
    22 Oct 2014 | 1:45 pm
    McLaren has continued the drip-feed of info about its upcoming P1 GTR. The company is aiming for the racing version of its P1 supercar to be the world's greatest track car, and it has some suitably mind-boggling specs. Now, a stripped down interior and F1-based steering wheel have also been revealed... Continue Reading McLaren releases interior images of "world's greatest track car to be," the P1 GTR Section: Automotive Tags: McLaren, mclaren p1, Motorsport, Racing, Supercars Related Articles: McLaren teases P1 GTR ahead of Pebble Beach reveal Track-only Mclaren P1 to get iconic GTR…
  • Denver Broncos Extend Anti-Malware Software and Security to Mobile Devices

    BizTech Magazine
    22 Oct 2014 | 9:16 pm
    By Steve ZurierCompanies look to lock down smartphones and tablets to more effectively secure and manage content.
  • Google backs Magic Leap, an augmented reality startup

    OSNews
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:27 pm
    News broke this morning that Google, alongside a number of venture capital firms, led a $542 million investment in a mysterious startup named Magic Leap. The company is promising to "build a rocket ship for the mind" that will completely reinvent the way we experience the world. Founder Rony Abovitz calls his technology "cinematic reality" and says it goes way beyond what virtual or augmented reality have so far been able to accomplish. More at Engadget, and NYT.
  • How to Find Out Who Hosts a Web Site (Web Hosting Company)

    Online Tech Tips
    Aseem Kishore
    20 Oct 2014 | 5:10 am
    Here’s a quick little tip for anyone looking for a simple way to find out who is hosting a particular website. Trying to figure out who hosts a web site can be an annoying task if you’re trying to go through the usual channels by searching a WHOIS database, etc. A lot of times you’ll only get the company or person that registered the domain name, but not the actual hosting company. Who is Hosting This? is a very simple web service whose sole purpose is to tell you the company that is hosting a website. I really like this because most of the other online web site checking…
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  • McLaren releases interior images of "world's greatest track car to be," the P1 GTR

    Stu Robarts
    22 Oct 2014 | 1:45 pm
    McLaren has continued the drip-feed of info about its upcoming P1 GTR. The company is aiming for the racing version of its P1 supercar to be the world's greatest track car, and it has some suitably mind-boggling specs. Now, a stripped down interior and F1-based steering wheel have also been revealed... Continue Reading McLaren releases interior images of "world's greatest track car to be," the P1 GTR Section: Automotive Tags: McLaren, mclaren p1, Motorsport, Racing, Supercars Related Articles: McLaren teases P1 GTR ahead of Pebble Beach reveal Track-only Mclaren P1 to get iconic GTR…
  • Google Inbox: Like the love child of Mailbox and Google Now

    Will Shanklin
    22 Oct 2014 | 12:29 pm
    Is email a dated relic from the early days of computing? Or is it something that's so simple that it never really needed to evolve? Google seems to be moving towards the former, while leaving a foot firmly planted in the latter. Meet Google's Inbox: akin to a next-gen version of Gmail, but without necessarily replacing it... Continue Reading Google Inbox: Like the love child of Mailbox and Google Now Section: Mobile Technology Tags: Email, Google Related Articles: Mailbox wants to revolutionize mobile email Review: Mailbox for iPhone Task-based email app Mailbox lands on iPad Gmail to allow…
  • Canon's EOS C100 M2 gives videographers a better view

    Simon Crisp
    22 Oct 2014 | 9:05 am
    Canon has revealed its latest digital cinema camera, the Canon EOS C100 Mark 2. Designed for videographers and independent filmmakers, the new offering has a number of key enhancements over its C100 predecessor. It boasts an extended ISO range, Dual Pixel Autofocus as standard, and the viewfinder and monitor have received much-requested upgrades. .. Continue Reading Canon's EOS C100 M2 gives videographers a better view Section: Digital Cameras Tags: Canon, Photography, Video Cameras Related Articles: Canon EOS 5D Mark III firmware update will unlock high-end HDMI video Canon reveals the super…
  • First highway with glow-in-the-dark markings opens in the Netherlands

    Stu Robarts
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:01 am
    Drivers on a road in the Netherlands are now being guided by glow-in-the-dark road markings. The N329 in Oss is being used to pilot the concept, which is part of the Smart Highway project by construction firm Heijmans and design firm Studio Roosegaarde. Glowing Lines is aimed at increasing visibility and safety... Continue Reading First highway with glow-in-the-dark markings opens in the Netherlands Section: Automotive Tags: Lighting, Road, Road Safety Related Articles: "Smart Highways" will glow in the dark, plus a lot more Cadillac road testing semi-autonomous “Super Cruise”…
  • Uni allows deaf and hearing to communicate naturally

    Antonio Pasolini
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:06 am
    People who are deaf or hard of hearing are constantly met with the challenge of communicating, since most non-deaf people don't understand sign language. But modern technology is once again offering new solutions for old issues, and this time it comes in the shape of Uni, which uses motion gesture recognition to translate sign language to audio, and spoken word to text, in real time. .. Continue Reading Uni allows deaf and hearing to communicate naturally Section: Good Thinking Tags: Gesture Recognition, Indiegogo, Motion sensor, Translation Related Articles: Students develop portable…
 
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    WIRED

  • Silicon Valley May Be Friendlier to Female Execs Than It Seems, Study Says

    Issie Lapowsky
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:17 pm
    Despite the controversy, one new study shows that, compared to the rest of the country, Silicon Valley is a pretty friendly place for women. The post Silicon Valley May Be Friendlier to Female Execs Than It Seems, Study Says appeared first on WIRED.
  • Game|Life Podcast: Papers, Please Developer’s Stunning New Adventure

    Chris Kohler
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:10 pm
    WIRED's own Angry Nerd Chris Baker returns to the Game|Life podcast this week! The post Game|Life Podcast: Papers, Please Developer’s Stunning New Adventure appeared first on WIRED.
  • A Google Exec Just Skydived 136K Feet, Smashing the World Record

    Nick Stockton
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:04 pm
    Google's search czar just broke the record for highest sky dive ever. As reported in the New York Times, Alan Eustace jumped from a balloon that was 135,908 feet above the Earth. The post A Google Exec Just Skydived 136K Feet, Smashing the World Record appeared first on WIRED.
  • Stephen Hawking Joins Facebook, Urges Fans to ‘Be Curious’

    Issie Lapowsky
    24 Oct 2014 | 1:28 pm
    Stephen Hawking is exploring yet another bizarre and fascinating part of our universe that stretches the very idea of reality: Facebook. The post Stephen Hawking Joins Facebook, Urges Fans to ‘Be Curious’ appeared first on WIRED.
  • The Sobering Facts About Egg Freezing That Nobody’s Talking About

    Pamela Mahoney Tsigdinos
    24 Oct 2014 | 12:55 pm
    Women must be fully informed about reproductive medicine before setting their hopes on it. Facebook and Apple and all companies would do well by their employees to hold fertility vendors to the highest possible standards and not inadvertently put worker’s physical and mental health in jeopardy. The post The Sobering Facts About Egg Freezing That Nobody’s Talking About appeared first on WIRED.
 
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  • MLB, Homeland Security And The Great Undercover Underwear Sting

    24 Oct 2014 | 4:42 pm
    On Tuesday, undercover agents from the Department of Homeland Security entered a tiny boutique lingerie store in Kansas City called Birdies. The shop was selling cotton panties that bore the phrase "Take the Crown" and an artistic rendering of the Royals logo designed by one of its co-owners, Peregrine Honig.
  • An American Drug Dealer In China

    24 Oct 2014 | 3:40 pm
    In China’s capital, drugs are surprisingly easy to obtain, often sold in alleys surrounding Sanlitun, a popular bar area, just blocks away from a police station. Beijing officials have been trying to tackle the city’s growing drug problem for years, often targeting foreign dealers and users.
  • The King Of Swindlers

    24 Oct 2014 | 3:07 pm
    The French confidence man who took credit for what one nineteenth-century paper called “the most gigantic swindle of our time."
  • New York And New Jersey To Tighten Ebola Screenings At Airports

    24 Oct 2014 | 3:07 pm
    The governors of New York and New Jersey announced Friday afternoon that they were ordering all people entering the country through two area airports who had direct contact with Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea to be quarantined.
  • Apple Made A Move That Could Shake Up The Wireless Industry, But AT&T Is Making That A Little More Difficult

    24 Oct 2014 | 3:07 pm
    When Apple unveiled its new iPads last week, it also quietly announced a new technology that will enable you to switch between wireless carriers at your own will. But AT&T didn't like it as much as we did.
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  • Move over, Felix: There’s a new space dive record in town [video]

    Kate Rinsema
    24 Oct 2014 | 6:04 pm
    A few years ago, the world was captivated by the record-breaking jump of Felix Baumgartner from the stratosphere, but what you might not have heard about is the jump that beat that record...which took place earlier today.
  • How people died in the 20th century [infographic]

    Josh Urich
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm
    This handy infographic gives you a quick snapshot of the major killers of the 1900s. It provides a nice comparison, too, between the different causes (e.g. death, war, etc). For more information about what disease were the biggest perpetrators, look at the bubbles surrounding the disease bubbles.
  • Kids weep for joy when their lost cat is returned [video]

    Josh Urich
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm
    How would you react if your beloved pet disappeared for two months? Naturally, you'd assume the pet was dead or otherwise gone forever. Then, one day, bam! the pet is back. Cue the waterworks.
  • The beautiful process of mining for marble [video]

    Josh Urich
    24 Oct 2014 | 1:00 pm
    In this video captured by Italian artist and filmmaker Yuri Ancarani, you'll watch as Il Capo (the chief) of a marble mining operation guides his men in the extraction of the precious rock. It's surreal, beautiful, and to the environmentalist, slightly disturbing.
  • Hilarious (and mildly disturbing) Bob Ross parody [video]

    Josh Urich
    24 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm
    First, let it be known that no one is actually making fun of Bob Ross. Bob Ross is a hero, and the only person that can calm a charging rhino. Moving on, this video is hysterical––it imagines what Bob Ross would be like if he were slightly mentally unhinged.
 
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    Tech Page One

  • 3 biggest cybersecurity threats and how the feds plan to stop them

    newscred
    24 Oct 2014 | 1:30 pm
    The cyber attack on JP Morgan Chasethat compromised the personal information of 76 million households is just the latest in a slew of security breaches that have plagued some of the nation’s most trusted institutions. Indeed, the number and scope of cyber attacks and threats looming today can seem overwhelming, but some are more dangerous than others. Let’s take a look at three of the biggest cyber threats, ​as identified by the Information Security Forum (ISF): 1. BYOD trend in the workplace.BYOD, or “bring your own device,” can no longer be thought of as a fad; it is quickly…
  • Cyber insurance: Worth it, but beware of exclusions

    newscred
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:30 am
    Cyber insurance is a growing industry, but getting effective coverage is not simple. Credit: iStock It’s what all sensible people do to mitigate the risk of catastrophic financial damage: Buy insurance. There’s not even a choice when it comes to auto and health risks – insurance is a legal mandate. And most people would agree that anyone with a house who does not carry homeowner’s insurance is a fool or fabulously wealthy. So, why not cyber insurance? Indeed, the case for it is compelling. The costs of data breaches are in the millions and rising fast. As the Ponemon Institute put it…
  • Future points to healthcare IT as a service

    newscred
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:30 am
    The health care industry can become more efficient financially by implementing new tech. Credit: Reuters IT leaders today frequently mention the importance of bringing social, mobile, analytics and cloud technology – the so-called “SMAC stack” – into a single, integrated architecture. In healthcare, this type of architecture will do more than simply help the industry catch up to other verticals, says David Dimond, CTO of EMC’s Global Healthcare Business. SMAC will help organizations demonstrate a return on investment in electronic health record (EHR) systems beyond…
  • Drones are about to bring big data to big industries

    newscred
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:30 am
    More companies are going to start using drones to mine for big data. Credit: Getty Images Drones may be touted for the future of delivering Amazon packages or a pizza and it’s obvious they have found a niche with consumers who want to produce cool videos of hard-to-reach places. However, one of their yet-untapped applications is as an internet of things sensor in the sky. In a panel at Gigaom’s Structure Connect conference on Tuesday, 3DRobotics CEO and co-founder Chris Anderson and Autodesk’s SVP Amar Hanspal made the point that drones are as much a connected device as a wearable or a…
  • Employees excited, concerned about wearables in the workplace

    newscred
    23 Oct 2014 | 1:30 pm
    PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), a professional services network, this week released a lengthy report on wearable technology. Though the research focused largely on future consumer uses of wearables, it also touched on a number of enterprise-related topics. Among the survey’s most notable findings: 77 percent of respondents think one of the most important benefits of wearable technology is its potential to make employees more efficient and more productive at work. 70 percent of respondents expect their workplaces to permit the use of wearable technology. 46 percent say they think their…
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  • Pinwheel. (Perhaps testing new Tumblr auto-play.)

    24 Oct 2014 | 10:16 am
    Pinwheel. (Perhaps testing new Tumblr auto-play.)
  • Fantastical Hits Version 2.2 With Some Killer Features

    24 Oct 2014 | 5:34 am
    Fantastical Hits Version 2.2 With Some Killer Features: Federico Viticci on the latest version of Fantastical: What I like about Fantastical’s share extension is that it’s not a compromise – unlike other iOS 8 app updates, it’s not a bare-bones share sheet where you can type text with no other controls or menus. Flexibits has brought the full-blown Fantastical UI to a share sheet that has all the controls you’re used to. You can type natural language commands and the extension will parse them; you can set times and location; and, you can show more details to have complete control…
  • laughingsquid: Air New Zealand Releases a New ‘Hobbit’-Themed...

    24 Oct 2014 | 5:27 am
    laughingsquid: Air New Zealand Releases a New ‘Hobbit’-Themed Safety Video Featuring Sir Peter Jackson and Elijah Wood Amazing.
  • Ouch: Amazon takes $170M write-down on Fire Phone

    24 Oct 2014 | 4:55 am
    Ouch: Amazon takes $170M write-down on Fire Phone: Taylor Soper: During the company’s earnings conference call this afternoon, CFO Tom Szkutak revealed that Amazon took a $170 million charge in write-down costs last quarter “primarily related to Fire Phone inventory valuation and supplier commitment costs.” Szkutak also said that Amazon had $83 million worth of Fire Phone inventory on hand at the end of the last quarter. Yikes. I don’t know how much you’d have to pay a VP or Devil’s Advocacy, but it’s certainly less than $170 million.
  • "Ben Bradlee clanked when he walked."

    24 Oct 2014 | 4:26 am
    "Ben Bradlee clanked when he walked.": David Carr on the life of longtime Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who died this week at the age of 93.
 
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    Slashdot

  • Microsoft Now Makes Money From Surface Line, Q1 Sales Reach Almost $1 Billion

    timothy
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:07 pm
    SmartAboutThings writes Microsoft has recently published its Q1 fiscal 2015 earnings report, disclosing that it has made $4.5 billion in net income on $23.20 billion in revenue. According to the report, revenue has increased by $4.67 billion, compared to $18.53 billion from the same period last year. However, net income has decreased 14 percent compared to last year's $5.24 billion mainly because of the $1.14 billion cost associated with the integration and restructuring expenses related to the Nokia acquisition. But what's finally good news for the company is that the Surface gross margin…
  • Days After Shooting, Canada Proposes New Restrictions On and Offline

    timothy
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:22 pm
    New submitter o_ferguson writes As Slashdot reported earlier this week, a lone shooter attacked the war memorial and parliament buildings in Ottawa, Canada on Wednesday. As many comments predicted, the national government has seized this as an opportunity to roll out considerable new regressive legislation, including measures designed to* increase data access for domestic intelligence services, institute a new form of extra-judicial detention, and, perhaps most troubling, criminalize some forms of religious and political speech online. As an example of the type of speech that could, in…
  • AT&T Locks Apple SIM Cards On New iPads

    timothy
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:47 pm
    As reported by MacRumors, the unlocked, carrier-switchable SIM cards built into the newest iPads aren't necessarily so -- at least if you buy them from an AT&T store. Though the card comes from Apple with the ability to support (and be switched among with software, if a change is necessary) all major carriers, "AT&T is not supporting this interchangeability and is locking the SIM included with cellular models of the iPad Air 2 and Retina iPad mini 3 after it is used with an AT&T plan. ... AT&T appears to be the only participating carrier that is locking the Apple SIM to its…
  • Passwords: Too Much and Not Enough

    Soulskill
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:08 pm
    An anonymous reader writes: Sophos has a blog post up saying, "attempts to get users to choose passwords that will resist offline guessing, e.g., by composition policies, advice and strength meters, must largely be judged failures." They say a password must withstand 1,000,000 guesses to survive an online attack but 100,000,000,000,000 to have any hope against an offline one. "Not only is the difference between those two numbers mind-bogglingly large, there is no middle ground." "Passwords falling between the two thresholds offer no improvement in real-world security, they're just harder to…
  • Verizon Injects Unique IDs Into HTTP Traffic

    Soulskill
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:26 pm
    An anonymous reader writes: Verizon Wireless, the nation's largest wireless carrier, is now also a real-time data broker. According to a security researcher at Stanford, Big Red has been adding a unique identifier to web traffic. The purpose of the identifier is advertisement targeting, which is bad enough. But the design of the system also functions as a 'supercookie' for any website that a subscriber visits. "Any website can easily track a user, regardless of cookie blocking and other privacy protections. No relationship with Verizon is required. ...while Verizon offers privacy settings,…
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    Tech.pinions - Perspective, Insight, Analysis

  • The Consumer Tablet Growth Opportunity

    Ben Bajarin
    24 Oct 2014 | 1:18 am
    A great deal of my tablet market analysis has been spent exploring opportunities for a PC in the form of a tablet. Opportunities not fulfilled by a PC in the form of a desktop or laptop. As I explained here, the enterprise or commercial tablet market’s upside is still quite large. But the question about the tablet opportunity for the consumer market looms. Tablets grew faster and were more widely adopted than any previous electronics device in history. Continued triple digit growth was simply not sustainable. The tablet market slowdown was never a question of if but always of when. As…
  • Apple Pay Today and Tomorrow

    Jan Dawson
    23 Oct 2014 | 1:00 am
    Apple Pay, announced at the iPhone 6 launch in September, was made available to users on Monday as part of the iOS 8.1 update. Anyone in the US with an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus running the new software can now make NFC payments in retail stores which support the technology and anyone running iOS 8.1 on a device with Touch ID can use the technology in apps which support it. So, now that it’s available in one form or another to a large number of people, where does Apple Pay go from here? Three possible short term scenarios I was asked by several reporters last week for my opinion on how the…
  • The Myth of TV Disruption

    Ben Bajarin
    22 Oct 2014 | 1:29 pm
    I, along with many other people, cannot wait until the day TV is disrupted. It continually shocks me that the single worst piece of technology I have in my house is my cable TV box. I’ve played out scenario after scenario about how TV gets disrupted and still I land in the same place. It… This content is for Insider Monthly and Insider Yearly members only. Visit the site and log in/register to read.
  • The Sale of the Chip Business Marks the New IBM Future

    Steve Wildstrom
    22 Oct 2014 | 1:00 am
    In case you wondered about IBM completing the restructuring of its business, the company’s quiet announcement this week tells the tale. It unloaded a long critical part of the company, including its semiconductor factories in East Fishkill, N.Y., and outside Burlington, Vt., by paying GLOBALFOUNDRIES to take it off its hands for $1.5 billion. Dumping the semiconductor is the latest step in IBM’s unloading its manufacturing activity in favor of a new world of cloud support. At this point, it is limited to manufacturing its Power systems and its Z-series mainframes — and it…
  • The iPad Air 2′s Huge Upside

    Ben Bajarin
    21 Oct 2014 | 6:02 pm
    I’ve had the privilege of using the iPad Air 2 for a little less than a week now and, despite the “sky is falling on the tablet market” themes we hear, I wanted to put the iPad Air upgrades into perspective. There are two ways to look at the iPad Air — a consumer angle which I will touch on in a later post and a less talked about enterprise angle to explore. What most miss about the new iPad’s upside is the opportunity to extend computing to areas where it was not prevalent before. The PC, in the shape of a desktop and notebook, is an efficient design and has…
 
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    Notebooks.com

  • Toshiba Chromebook 2 Update Brings New Design and 1080p

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

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

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

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

    Kevin Purcell
    4 Sep 2014 | 1:31 pm
    Lenovo N20p Chromebook Review: Touch on a Nice 11-inch Design is a post by Kevin Purcell from Notebooks.com. The Lenovo N20p Chromebook lets users get their hands — or, more specifically,... This is a summary. Please visit Notebooks.com for the full article.
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  • A Key Element In Solar Panels – Efficiency

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:49 am
    While solar energy is most often associated with the production of electricity, heating is also a major platform. While heating isn’t particularly difficult, efficiency in doing so is the key to saving wear and tear on your system. A Key Element In Solar Panels – Efficiency The sun produces a ton of energy, but solar panel systems have historically been very inefficient at converting it. With improving technology, efficiency has improved to the point where most panel systems can easily produce enough energy to heat water for the home and pools. There are efficient and inefficient ways…
  • A Bright Future for Solar Energy: An Alternative Energy Source

    22 Oct 2014 | 7:49 am
    I was first introduced to solar energy in the movie, Race the Sun with James Belushi and Halley Berry in the lead. It was a story about low- income and under achieving Hawaiian students encouraged by their teacher to join the Solar Car race. In the movie, a car shaped like a cockroach and covered with solar panels used the sun’s rays as an alternative energy source to run the car. Solar energy is the light and the heat from the sun. Solar energy is free and its supplies are unlimited. There are n air and water pollution caused about by using solar energy. But there is still some impacts on…
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Solar Energy

    13 Dec 2013 | 12:36 pm
    Do you want to know what are the advantages and disadvantages of solar energy? alternative energy like solar energy is starting to turn into known as the longer term energy source, and i am satisfied to mention that i am alable harnessing solar energy in my home. With the upward push of electricity and heating gasoline prices anticipated in the near long run, it is likely that more other folks will start having a look at sun and other forms of renewable energy to run their properties. 1. What Are the main disadvantages of the usage of solar energy? solar energy methods is also tricky to put…
  • A Peek on How Folks View Home Vitality

    9 Dec 2013 | 12:10 pm
    Once you hear the phrase “dwelling vitality” what first involves your thoughts? So that you think you’re alone in your view of what dwelling vitality is? Do you think that one way or the other, you need to know more and expand your views about dwelling vitality? Well, listed here are some completely different views on dwelling vitality and a critique of them: 1) Costly – That is the most agreed upon view of dwelling vitality today. Folks think that dwelling vitality and financial savings do probably not go together. As people will let you know, living a snug life costs cash, and never…
  • The Disadvantages of Solar Energy

    9 Dec 2013 | 7:42 am
    Despite the fact that solar energy has been used for many years, the technology is still generally considered again. As people focus too much on the benefits , therefore , the disadvantages of solar energy are often overlooked , and many fall pray difficulties , investing a lot of money on a solar panel might not even work properly , for one reason or another . If you are really serious about solar energy to provide your home with electricity , so you will see that a deep understanding of its disadvantages is crucial. Thus, if you do your research properly , and weighs each point carefully ,…
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  • TECH TALK

    23 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Facebook's new Rooms app is reminiscent of old forums and chat rooms -- only with more protections. The story is today's TECH TALK. (Magid, self-ID)
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    22 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    A study by the Pew Research Center finds that lots of adults experience on-line harassment. The story is today's TECH TALK. (Magid, self-ID)
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    21 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    DSL is about to get a speed boost but it might take a while. The story is today's TECH TALK. (Magid, self-ID)
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    20 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Apple has launched its Apple Pay payment service that allows iPhone 6 or 6 Plus users to validate purchases at participating merchants with a touch of their finger. TECH TALK tried it out. (Magid, self-ID)
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    19 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    While Microsoft has focused on touch screen laptops, an Apple VP told CNET News that Apple has no plans to offer laptops with touch even though touch is featured on its iPad tablets. The story is today's TECH TALK. (Magid, self-ID)
 
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    TechCrunch

  • Sundar Pichai’s Ascension At Google Could Herald New Platform Unification

    Alex Wilhelm
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:58 pm
     In a sweeping transfer of power, Google CEO Larry Page will bequeath operational leadership of a host of core products to his lieutenant Sundar Pichai. Pichai, a well-known Google executive, will add control of Google+, search, maps, infrastructure and ads to his portfolio, which already includes Chrome’s browser and operating system efforts, Google Apps and Android. Read More
  • Sidecar Tests A New “Commute” Service, With Discounts When You Pay For A Week Of Morning Rides

    Anthony Ha
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:23 pm
     Ridesharing service SideCar invited me today to beta test a new feature called Sidecar Commute. Here’s how it works, as explained on the tester signup page: You pay $35 for a one-week SideCar Commute Pack, then you can request a ride every morning that week, and you’ll get a $15 credit for that ride. Read More
  • You Can Now Build Oculus Rift Projects In The Free Version Of Unity

    Greg Kumparak
    24 Oct 2014 | 1:28 pm
     Hey, you! Yeah, you! The one with the awesome idea for something that needs to be built in virtual reality! Remember a few weeks back, when Oculus mentioned that their development tools would soon work with the free version of the Unity game engine, rather than just the $1,500 Pro Version? It’s done. Read More
  • First Look At 3D Camera App 3DAround

    Josh Constine
    24 Oct 2014 | 1:12 pm
     What if you could shoot those cool 360-degree, swivel-around photos you see on ecommerce sites or in The Matrix with just your smartphone? Then you’d be using the 3DAround camera app that launches next month from Dacuda, which gave TechCrunch an early peek. Simply hit record, revolve your camera phone or tablet around an object, and 3DAround stitches together all the photos into a 3D… Read More
  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 10.24.14

    Steve Gillmor
    24 Oct 2014 | 1:09 pm
     Gillmor Gang – John Borthwick, Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, John Taschek, Keith Teare and Steve Gillmor. Gillmor Gang – John Borthwick, Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, John Taschek, Keith Teare and Steve Gillmor. Recording has concluded for today. Live FriendFeed chat during the show broadcast Our Gillmor Gang Facebook page Our sister show G3 on Facebook Read More
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    Mobile and Social Media

  • An Interview with Martin Bryant, Editor in Chief of The Next Web about Journalism, Print, and Wearables

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

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

  • The 9 Most Absurd Political Ads of the 2014 Election Season

    Kari Paul
    24 Oct 2014 | 6:07 pm
    With midterm elections less than two weeks away, the number of campaign ads being played on national television is heating up Spending on advertising is set to surpass $1 billion for this election cycle, according to the Wesleyan Media Project, with interest groups accounting for an all-time high of senate airings See also: The Midterm Elections Are Worth Your Attention. Here's Why As candidates enter crunch time for the races, let's take a look at some of the bizarre, controversial and ridiculous advertising that has popped up this election season 1. Bob Quast, Iowa An ad from Bob Quast, who…
  • Google Exec Breaks Space Jump Record With Nearly 26-Mile Free Fall

    Patrick Kulp
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:26 pm
    Alan Eustace, a senior vice president at Google, broke Felix Baumgartner's two-year-old world record for highest altitude free-fall jump on Friday morning when he parachuted from a balloon near the top of the stratosphere, free-falling from a height of nearly 26 miles and breaking the sound barrier in the process. The New York Times reported that Eustace, 57, ascended to the edge of space in a balloon filled with 35,000 cubic feet of helium from an airport in Roswell, New Mexico. He then cut loose using a small explosive device and plummeted towards Earth at speeds of up to 822 miles per…
  • Benedict Cumberbatch Trying to Walk Like Beyonce Is the Best Thing You'll See Today

    Sandra Gonzalez
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:05 pm
    Prepare to have your love for Benedict Cumberbatch grow ten folds Because what is a REAL man, if not one who attempts to walk like Beyoncé on a television show? See also: Benedict Cumberbatch as 'Hamlet' Sells 100,000 Tickets in Mere Minutes Yes, that's exactly what happened on an episode of The Graham Norton Show after comedian Miranda Hart began giving the panelists — Cumberbatch included — a lesson in walking, from the awkward course correction to the pop star walk. While showing off the latter of those, Hart, our new hero, prompted Cumberbatch to join in This is what…
  • John Constantine's LinkedIn Profile Touts His Demonology Expertise Ahead of Premiere

    Sandra Gonzalez
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:42 pm
    Looking to hire a demonologist with a rock background? Look no further than John Constantine. The self-proclaimed "master of the dark arts" has taken a page from the post-college guide to employment and set up a LinkedIn page, in which he touts his, ahem, points of expertise. This, of course, is a move by NBC to publicize the Friday premiere of Constantine, based off the Hellblazer comics. See also: CBS Harnesses Star Power for Instagram 'Takeover' Despite his obvious skills in fighting the underworld, however, Constantine could actually use a little help from a career counselor A screenshot…
  • What We Now Know About New York's First Ebola Case

    Megan Specia
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:19 pm
    New York City reported its first case of the deadly Ebola virus on Thursday, when a health care worker who volunteered in Guinea fell ill upon returning home in the U.S. Dr. Craig Spencer, 32, is now in isolation at Bellevue Hospital. See also: Ebola Arrives in New York. How Prepared Is the City to Handle It? Spencer had traveled to Guinea with Doctors Without Borders, before returning to New York on Oct. 17. He went about his normal life in the city, even riding the subway, taking an Uber car and going bowling in the days before symptoms emerged On Friday, health officials in New York…
 
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    Techdirt

  • DailyDirt: Meals On Mars

    Michael Ho
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Astronauts might hibernate on the way to Mars, but they'll eventually need to wake up and eat something. Astronaut food isn't just freeze-dried ice cream and tubes of mashed up mystery meat. Even though microgravity can adversely affect a person's sense of taste, that doesn't mean astronauts should be expected to live on endlessly dreary meals. Here are just a few links on space foods that astronauts might enjoy. What foods would you crave if you were isolated from the rest of humanity on another world? Nutella and Spam were on the menu in a simulated Mars mission that studied what astronauts…
  • Adobe Discovers Encryption, Cuts Back On Its eBook Snooping A Bit

    Mike Masnick
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:44 pm
    The whole DRM for ebooks effort is still pretty braindead all around. It's amazing to me that everyone hasn't realized what the music industry figured out years ago (after many earlier years of kicking and screaming): DRM doesn't help the creators or the copyright holders in the slightest. It pisses off end users and tends to help give platform providers a dominant position by creating lock-in with their users. Time and time again we see copyright holders demanding DRM, not realizing that this demand actually gives all the leverage to the platform provider. And, of course, there are all the…
  • Keith Alexander Now Being Vetted By Everybody For Everything After Leaving The Protective Shelter Of The NSA

    Tim Cushing
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:43 pm
    Former NSA head Keith Alexander continues to draw the sort of attention he probably hoped he had left behind by resigning his post. His questionable business venture -- a private banking security firm seemingly dependent on patents and methods polished during his tenure at the NSA -- has drawn pointed questions from legislators and a second glance from the internal ethics apparatus of the intelligence agency. Alexander apparently thought it would be fine for him to use the talents of the NSA's current Chief Technology Officer, Patrick Dowd, for his new private venture. You see, Alexander…
  • Latest In Cable Astroturfing: If You Squint, Twist, Spin And Mislead With Apples To Oranges Comparisons, US Broadband Is Great!

    Mike Masnick
    24 Oct 2014 | 1:21 pm
    For the past few months, I'd been pitched a few times from people (often somehow, if in murky ways, connected to the broadband industry) arguing that all those stories about how the US is far behind in broadband is untrue if you just looked at certain states. The basic argument is that since the US is so large, it's not fair to compare it to, say, South Korea. Instead, they claim, if you just look at a few states in the US, those states compare quite well to this country or that country. Of course, to make a total fruit basket out of mixed metaphors, this is pretty blatant cherry picking…
  • Former NSA Official: Anyone Who 'Justified' Snowden's Leaks Shouldn't Be Allowed A Gov't Job

    Tim Cushing
    24 Oct 2014 | 12:22 pm
    A few days ago, the FTC announced that it had appointed Ashkan Soltani as its chief technology officer. Soltani is a well-known (and often outspoken) security researcher who has worked at the FTC in the past. Nothing about this appointment should be all that surprising or even remotely controversial. However, recently, Soltani had been doing a lot of journalism work, as a media consultant at the Washington Post helping Barton Gellman and other reporters really understand the technical and security aspects of the Snowden documents. His name has appeared as a byline in a number of stories about…
 
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    Digital Trends

  • Digital Trends Podcast – Episode 3, October 24, 2014

    Digital Trends Staff
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:15 pm
    Trends with Benefits covers a range of topics today including the Future of Netflix and original content on both TV and streaming sources. We ask the question, “have zombies jumped the shark”. Also, Hoverboards are actually a thing… so what other tech dreams of the future can our panel think up? This episode of The Digital […] The post Digital Trends Podcast – Episode 3, October 24, 2014 appeared first on Digital Trends.
  • What’s the one thing missing from Lotus’ Exige S? If you said ‘an automatic,’ you’re in luck

    Andrew Hard
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:24 pm
    Do you love racecar driving, but hate clutches? Lotus has heard your concerns, and the British brand has announced that the Exige S will now be offered with manual and six-speed automatic transmissions. The post What’s the one thing missing from Lotus’ Exige S? If you said ‘an automatic,’ you’re in luck appeared first on Digital Trends.
  • Google exec breaks Felix Baumgartner’s world record with a 26-mile skydive

    Drew Prindle
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:19 pm
    After riding a helium-filled balloon up into the Earth's stratosphere, Google exec Alan Eustace cut himself loose and plummeted more than 26 miles back to the ground -- breaking Felix Baumgartner's record along the way. The post Google exec breaks Felix Baumgartner’s world record with a 26-mile skydive appeared first on Digital Trends.
  • Nest acquires Revolv, adds a slew of new products to its smart home ecosystem

    Drew Prindle
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:55 pm
    With plans to expand its Works With Nest developer program even more, Nest has recently acquired the smart home startup Revolv -- and also announced a slew of new additions to its ecosystem The post Nest acquires Revolv, adds a slew of new products to its smart home ecosystem appeared first on Digital Trends.
  • Mopar’s mechanized battalion invades SEMA with 17 vehicles

    Andrew Hard
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:51 pm
    FIAT Chrysler and Mopar are looking to establish a huge presence at this year’s SEMA event, with over a dozen custom and performance-tuned vehicles. Included in the scrap pack are the Dodge Viper ACR Concept, the Chrysler 200S Mopar, and the Fiat 500 Abarth Scorpion. The post Mopar’s mechanized battalion invades SEMA with 17 vehicles appeared first on Digital Trends.
 
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    JesseLuna.com

  • XTERRA Point Mugu 18K Trail Race Report – 2014

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

    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…
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    Lifehacker

  • How to Get Free Repairs Without a Valid Warranty

    Whitson Gordon
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:30 pm
    Nothing sucks more than having a gadget break down and finding out it'll cost hundreds of dollars to fix. Don't have the cash to spend on a repair? Here are some tricks for fixing it even if your warranty doesn't apply.Read more...
  • This Video Debunks 10 Popular Misconceptions About Food

    Patrick Allan
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm
    No matter what you call them—myths, urban legends, old wives' tales, or misconceptions—this video tackles some of the more popular cooking and food related ones you've probably heard at some point.Read more...
  • Here's a List of More Than 30 Free Image Sites That Don't Look Stock-y

    Patrick Allan
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm
    Finding decent, non-stock-y images that are free to use can sometimes be a frustrating search. This collection of over 30 image web sites contains a mountain of photos that would look just as good in your project as they would as your computer's wallpaper. Read more...
  • Find Battery Saving Tips for Almost Any Phone Model with This Index

    Patrick Allan
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:30 pm
    Smartphone battery life is getting better over time, but there's still plenty of things you can do to help keep your pocket-dwelling life assistant alive. This comprehensive index includes a wide range of battery-saving tips for models from Apple, Samsung, Blackberry, HTC, Huawei, LG, Motorola, Sony, Nokia, and even Amazon.Read more...
  • Five Therapy Tips to Help Manage Life's Problems

    Kathleen Smith
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm
    Not everyone has access to professional therapists or psychologists, but we all face life's difficulties and need to find ways to deal with them. With some simple therapeutic tactics and methods, you might be able to help yourself overcome your more manageable problems.Read more...
 
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    Gizmodo

  • Some Like It Hot Just Might Be The Funniest Movie Ever Made

    Jordan Kushins
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:02 pm
    There are tons of hilarious performances in the history of modern movies, but Jack Lemmon's turn in Some Like It Hot is absolutely, positively, one of the funniest—if not the funniest—of all time. Read more...
  • Scientists discover that comet stinks and has dunes just like Earth

    Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by Jesus Diaz to Gizmodo
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:36 pm
    The spacecraft Rosetta keeps surprising everyone with amazing new photos taken in pursuit of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, taken just 7.4 kilometers from its surface. These images reveal dunes just like those you can find on Earth. Scientists have also found that it really stinks. Read more...
  • Nico: These Days

    Kate Knibbs
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm
    Nico's version of "These Days" is the perfect fall song. It's the kind of music best listened to in solitude, sipping tea and contemplating failure and the nagging sense of unspecific loss that accompanies the passage of time and the change to a chillier season. Read more...
  • Let's Talk About Whatever You Want Right Now

    Jordan Kushins on Whitenoise, shared by Meg Neal to Gizmodo
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:32 pm
    You know what? It's Friday! Thank goodness! Let's all make like Diddy and Bjork and talk about anything and everything in this here Kinja, right here, right now. Read more...
  • The only thing better than watching these cakes get made is eating them

    Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by Jesus Diaz to Gizmodo
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:23 pm
    If you are into cooking you probably know about silicone molds. If you are not, it doesn't matter. Just look at how they peel from the cake—and then how the cake gets build into various patisserie wonders. It's such a satisfying process.Read more...
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    Engadget RSS Feed

  • Engadget Daily: Nexus 9, Google VP sets new space-jump record, and more!

    Andy Bowen
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:39 pm
    It's Friday, ya'll. But before you checkout for the weekend, check out all our news highlights from the last 24 hours, including our hands-on with the Nexus 9, a new high-altitude jump record, the best gaming mice you can buy right now, and more. ...
  • Nest owns Revolv's home automation tech now, too

    Timothy J. Seppala
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:58 pm
    Google's adding another member to its household family that includes Nest and Dropcam, and this time its home automation outfit Revolv. The firm's website lists it as "a Nest company" now, and goes on to to assure existing customers that they're...
  • Sundar Pichai takes control of Google's crucial products

    Chris Velazco
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:55 pm
    Well, we guess congratulations are in order. According to Re/code, Sundar Pichai, the senior vice president at Google who used to just be in charge of the Chrome, Android, and web apps teams now basically has control of almost every other Google...
  • Playdate: We're livestreaming 'Fantasia: Music Evolved' on Xbox One!

    Timothy J. Seppala
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:30 pm
    The developers at Harmonix Music Systems know a thing or two about music. And we'd hope so, it is in the company name, after all. The studio's latest Kinect game, Fantasia: Music Evolved, is quite a bit different than anything they've done...
  • Got Google's new Inbox app? Now you can invite three friends!

    Chris Velazco
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:39 pm
    The jury's still out on Google's new mobile approach to email, but that hasn't stopped people from going a little batty over getting invited to use it (see also: Gmail, Google Wave). In case you were feeling a little weird about begging Google for an...
 
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    TechCrunch » Gadgets

  • You Can Now Build Oculus Rift Projects In The Free Version Of Unity

    Greg Kumparak
    24 Oct 2014 | 1:28 pm
     Hey, you! Yeah, you! The one with the awesome idea for something that needs to be built in virtual reality! Remember a few weeks back, when Oculus mentioned that their development tools would soon work with the free version of the Unity game engine, rather than just the $1,500 Pro Version? It’s done. Read More
  • This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: iPads, Disrupt London, And iPads

    Jordan Crook
    24 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm
     You might have heard that Apple released some new iPads last week. A lot of them. Plus, TechCrunch ventured across the pond for Disrupt London, where a number of incredible hardware startups debuted their wares. It was a long, but awesome, week. We discuss all this and more on this week’s episode of the TC Gadgets Podcast featuring John Biggs, Matt Burns, and Jordan Crook. Have a good… Read More
  • Japanese Hobbyists Build A Working Transformer

    John Biggs
    24 Oct 2014 | 8:31 am
     Eee-urrk-urrk-urrk-urk! A pair of Japanese hobbyists have built a transforming robot that can walk or, when in sports car form, drive around autonomously. It’s called the J-deite Quarter and is four feet tall. The goal, apparently, is to make a full-sized transformer… just because they can. The team consists of Kenji Ishida and Wataru Yoshizaki of Brave Robotics and Asratec. The… Read More
  • Nintendo’s Extended Amiibo Video Is Weird And Long But Good

    Darrell Etherington
    24 Oct 2014 | 8:18 am
     Nintendo has a new online ad for its Amiibo ‘toys-to-life’ mobile figures, and the spot depicts the lengthy journey of one young player looking to upgrade his collectible character in order to win over the favours of one of his older brother’s friends. The story arc and acting are weird and generally not good, but the video is mostly fun, and it gives you a decent look at… Read More
  • Amazon Rewards Visa Cards Now Compatible With Apple Pay

    Darrell Etherington
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:58 am
     Amazon said it would be making its Rewards Visa from Chase compatible with the new Apple Pay system earlier this week, and the integration is already out the door. Amazon had said it would support it sometime, though they didn’t specify an exact timeline, so seeing it roll out this quickly is likely a pleasant surprise for card owners. We’ve received direct reports of customers… Read More
 
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    Ubergizmo

  • League Of Legends Pulls Close To $1 Billion In Revenue For 2014

    Tyler Lee
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:41 pm
    There are many, many, video games available today, but is there one that is the most popular? While it does seem unfair given that there are many different genres, the numbers don’t lie and according to a recent research conducted by Superdata (via Polygon), it turns out that the world’s most popular MMO is Riot Games’ League of Legends. According to Superdata’s findings, the game is currently controlling a whopping 11.9% of the world’s market share in terms of MMOs. This is closely followed by the likes of Crossfire at 11.2%, Dungeon Fighter Online at 11.2%, and Blizzard’s World…
  • Elon Musk Expresses Concern Over Artificial Intelligence

    Tyler Lee
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:39 pm
    While Elon Musk is interested in improving currently technology for the future, such as creating more powerful and efficient electric vehicles, it seems that he isn’t that big a fan when it comes to artificial intelligence. Earlier this year Musk was quoted as saying that he would like to avoid a future where we might see a Terminator-like outcome, you know, where robots enslave humanity. That being said, it seems that his feelings regarding artificial intelligence was surfaced again during an interview he gave at the MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics department’s Centennial Symposium.
  • Sprint’s New “iPhone For Life” Plan Allows For Annual Upgrades

    Tyler Lee
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:51 pm
    Traditionally Apple releases a new iPhone (or two) every year. The major updates to design and hardware are usually done in a two-year cycle, but in between Apple releases refreshed hardware and improvements. Some argue that perhaps the “S” series of iPhones are a better buy as they tend to be more “refined”. That being said if you like the idea of being able to own a new iPhone every year, Sprint has the answer for you. The carrier has recently announced an update to their “iPhone For Life” plan. Previously customers were allowed to lease an iPhone and swap it after two-years,…
  • Developer Claims Facebook Stole Their Idea For Their “Rooms” App

    Tyler Lee
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:50 pm
    Just the other day we reported that Facebook had launched a new app called Rooms. The idea of the app was to allow the creation of forums in which users could participate in them anonymous, as opposed to Facebook pages where your real name could be shown. However it turns out that perhaps Facebook’s idea might not have been so original after all. According to Room Inc., the developers of the Room app (not to be confused with Rooms), they are alleging that Facebook has copied their idea and are at the moment considering taking legal action against the social network. Damien Rottemberg, the…
  • Apple Sees 13% Decline In Digital Music Sales

    Tyler Lee
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:49 pm
    According to a report earlier this year, it was revealed that digital music sales experienced a drop in sales for the first time. A later report corroborated this when it was revealed that digital music streaming was on the rise which could have contributed to the drop in digital music sales. After all why pay for an entire album when you could subscribe to a service like Spotify and access thousands of albums for the price of one, right? Well it looks like things are looking worse. A recent report from The Wall Street Journal has revealed that as far as Apple’s digital music sales are…
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    GadgeTell

  • LG unveils G3 Screen with homebrewed Nuclun octa-core processor

    Adrian Diaconescu
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:34 am
    There’s been a lot of back and forth on LG’s long-rumored mobile processor debut, with the so-called “Odin” SoC tipped to find its way inside the G Pro 2, then the G3, and ultimately the G Pro 3. But as tipsters recently suggested, LG plans to give its first in-house chip a local test run before anything. And so here we are, welcoming to the market the G3 Screen. Yes, the G3 Screen. I don’t even know… Continue reading LG unveils G3 Screen with homebrewed Nuclun octa-core processor Related posts: Mediatek announces new Octa-core LTE Processor Rumor: LG G Pro 3 in the pipeline with…
  • Foursquare boasts 55M users, launches first ads

    Seth Fitzgerald
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:43 am
    An outdoor advertising campaign from Judd Branding has launched in New York and Chicago for Foursquare. This is the first time Foursquare has come out with an advertising campaign. Foursquare has announced it is also at 55 million users, whereas the last time it released user statistics the company reported just 50 million users.Continue reading Foursquare boasts 55M users, launches first ads Related posts: Foursquare users top 3 million Instagram surpasses 10 million users within a year Foursquare releases BlackBerry app The post Foursquare boasts 55M users, launches first ads appeared first…
  • Deal alert: Tylt smartphone cases only $10, free shipping

    Stanley Goodner
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:43 am
    So the Apple iPhone 6/6+ and Samsung Galaxy Note 4 are out and in full swing. The latest Google Nexus smartphone is about to hit retail shelves too. But even though these newer models are getting much media attention, it doesn’t mean that everyone is choosing to upgrade. Some of us upgrade every other year, or maybe hold out even longer than that. Either way, it’s hard not to get caught up in the “latest and greatest” frenzy.Continue reading Deal alert: Tylt smartphone cases only $10, free shipping Related posts: TYLT Introduces ENERGI Charging Case for Samsung Galaxy S4 Deal Alert:…
  • Kindle Fire HDX 7 lands on AT&T, lucrative Fire Phone bundle deal offered

    Adrian Diaconescu
    24 Oct 2014 | 6:58 am
    Well, this is unusual. AT&T is trying to resuscitate stagnant sales of the gimmicky Amazon Fire Phone by bundling it with a one-year-old tablet. Which Ma Bell didn’t directly sell until today. Meanwhile, Amazon is pushing said aging slate less and less, in both Wi-Fi-only and LTE-enabled flavors available with Verizon or AT&T bands. In other words, the nation’s second largest… Continue reading Kindle Fire HDX 7 lands on AT&T, lucrative Fire Phone bundle deal offered Related posts: Deal alert: Amazon slashes $20 off all Kindle Fire HDX 7 models Deal alert: 32 GB Wi-Fi only…
  • Verizon opens Sony SmartWatch 3 pre-orders, October 30 launch eyed

    Adrian Diaconescu
    24 Oct 2014 | 6:56 am
    Notorious for its tardiness, Verizon has been working hard to improve of late, and its latest win comes in the form of a surprisingly swift Sony SmartWatch 3 rollout. Announced at IFA in early September, the humdrum-looking wearable piece recently popped up on Google Play. But we only got a price tag confirmation and vague “coming soon” notice in the release date box. Big G ensured SmartWatch 3… Continue reading Verizon opens Sony SmartWatch 3 pre-orders, October 30 launch eyed Related posts: Sony SmartWatch now available with Verizon Wireless Xperia Z1, Z Ultra and SmartWatch 2 Now…
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  • Android Wear Gets Its First Big Update

    Katherine Noyes
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:53 pm
    Google's Android Wear on Thursday got its first major update, bringing GPS support and offline music capabilities to the wearables platform. "Android Wear is great for tracking things like route, distance and speed," wrote Kenny Stoltz, Android Wear product manager. "Before today, you had to keep your phone close at hand. Starting today, Wear supports watches with GPS sensors, so you can enjoy these features regardless of where your phone's at." The platform's new offline music capabilities enable users to store music on their smartwatch too.
  • Robots Gearing Up to Join Ebola Front Lines

    Richard Adhikari
    24 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm
    The White House and roboticists have set Nov. 7 to get together in a workshop to explore ways of using robots to help in the battle against Ebola. The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy will cohost the workshop on safety robotics for Ebola workers, with Texas A&M University's Center for Robot-Assisted Search and Rescue, or CRASAR. Medical and humanitarian aid workers, members of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, and representatives from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute and the University of California at Berkeley also will attend.
  • Google's Inbox: Beginning of the End of Email as We Know It?

    John P. Mello Jr.
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:05 am
    Google on Wednesday introduced Inbox, a free mobile app that aims to separate the email wheat from the chaff. It's currently available to Android and iPhone users on an invitation-only basis. The software is aimed at managing email on small screens, although once set up and running on a phone, it can be accessed through Google's Chrome browser on a desktop. Inbox has a number of features for better managing and pulling out what you need from email messages. "There are some really cool ideas in it," said Baydin CEO Alex Moore.
  • Calculate Linux Provides Consistency by Design

    Jack M. Germain
    23 Oct 2014 | 7:07 pm
    Calculate Linux 14 is a distribution designed with home and SMB users in mind. It is optimized for rapid deployment in corporate environments as well. Calculate gives users something no other Linux distro makes possible. The Xfce desktop session is customized to imitate the look of the KDE desktop environment. This design approach goes a long way toward making Calculate Linux a one-distro-fits-all solution. Individual users or entire departments can fine-tune user preferences and features without changing the common appearance or performance.
  • Space Explorers Hole Up in Hawaii to Simulate Life on Mars

    Richard Adhikari
    23 Oct 2014 | 2:54 pm
    The third in a series of four simulated missions to Mars planned by NASA kicked off last week at a remote site on the Hawaiian island of Mauna Loa. A six-person team, comprising the Hawai'i Space Exploration Analog and Simulation 3 mission, is inhabiting a dome for an eight-month study of the human factors that contribute to astronaut crew function and performance over time. The HI-SEAS team is equally divided between women and men. One of the women, Martha Lenio, is its commander.
 
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  • Time-lapse shows solar eclipse

    24 Oct 2014 | 3:13 am
    Time-lapse video shows the solar eclipse over Denver on October 23, 2014.
  • Facebook brings back the anonymous chatroom

    23 Oct 2014 | 2:25 pm
    Remember in the late '90s when you would kill time in AOL and IRC chatrooms or post on Usenet? You'd strike up conversations with strangers about subjects you were all interested in, say "The X-Files," container gardening or The Fugees.
  • Facebook brings back the anonymous chatroom

    23 Oct 2014 | 2:25 pm
    Remember in the late '90s when you would kill time in AOL and IRC chatrooms or post on Usenet? You'd strike up conversations with strangers about subjects you were all interested in, say "The X-Files," container gardening or The Fugees.
  • Can the web predict the future?

    23 Oct 2014 | 10:14 am
    From drone wars to cosmic theories, long-term bets take the long view and place odds on the shape of the future.
  • The dark world of online harassment

    23 Oct 2014 | 10:13 am
    For the past 25 years, the Web has opened up unprecedented possibilities for human communication. But it has a dark side too -- sometimes, a very dark one.
 
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    Liquidmatrix Security Digest

  • UPnP Devices Used in DDoS Attacks

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

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

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

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

    Bill Brenner
    5 Sep 2014 | 6:06 am
    Thanks to the efforts of Attrition.org, we’ve known for years that LIGATT Security and Gregory Evans can’t be trusted. That article includes a long list of examples where Evans has committed plagiarism and threatened those who question his credentials as a hacker. There are court documents on the Internet that add to the evidence. I won’t go into the full summary of misdeeds here, because veteran security professionals have heard and seen it all before. Besides, I can’t do it any better than Attrition.org already has. Despite all we know about Evans, the mainstream…
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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 now available from SMART, FREE at Data Plan 2000

    Joey
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:33 am
    SMART has just announced the availability of the Samsun […] You might also like: Samsung Galaxy S4 is free on Smart’s Unli Data Plan 1500 for a limited time Samsung Galaxy S III FREE on Smart’s Unli Data Plan 2000 Samsung Galaxy Note 2 FREE on Smart’s Plan 2000 or Globe’s Plan 2499
  • Lumia 830 now available for Php 18,990

    Joey
    21 Oct 2014 | 8:09 pm
    Microsoft has just announced availability of the Lumia […] You might also like: Dual SIM Lumia 530 Now Available In the Philippines Microsoft intros Lumia 730 and Lumia 735 ‘Selfie’ smartphones Lumia 930 now available in PH
  • Lenovo launches A606 and S856 LTE smartphones

    Joey
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:42 am
    Lenovo has recently launched two new LTE smartphones, t […] You might also like: Lenovo launches three new S and A series smartphones Lenovo Launches Three New A-Series Smartphones Lenovo S930 Phablet and Lenovo S650 Entertainment Smartphone Launched
  • Misfit Shine: Fitness with Style

    Alvin
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:12 am
    Wearable tech are the “in” thing this year. […] You might also like: Misfit Shine fitness tracker for iOS launched in PH Finally, deets about the LG G Watch R ASUS ZenWatch Announced at IFA 2014
  • Fobo Wireless Tag: Personal Belongings Security Tag

    Alvin
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:12 am
    If you’re like millions of people who’ve at […] You might also like: Sony HMZ-T3 Personal 3D Viewer Creative launched wireless audio solution Seagate Central is your shared storage and personal cloud, starts at Php7,350
 
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  • No need for an ATM with new app – get cash delivered

    Sadie Hale
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:06 am
    If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to get cash (easier than walking to the nearest ATM, that is), then Nimbl could hold the answer. As PSFK reports, Nimbl aims to deliver cash into the hands of its customers fast, to any location, at any time. It has been developed by San Francisco- and New York-based start-up GreenOps, and is currently only available in these cities, with plans to expand. The website explains: ‘Whenever and wherever you need cash, use the Nimbl app to request a delivery to your desired location.’ Users can take advantage of the new app by…
  • Beetroot could help treat heart failure

    Diane Shipley
    24 Oct 2014 | 6:43 am
    New research suggests that beetroot could be helpful for people with heart disease. A team from Kansas State University led by David Poole, a professor of exercise kinesiology, anatomy, and physiology, has been studying the root vegetable’s benefits for a while. Last year, they published a study showing that the nitrate (a natural form of nitrogen found in soil) in beetroot increases blood flow to the muscles during exercise – and that the best way to get it is by drinking it. As Science Daily reports, their latest paper, published in the Journal of Nitric Oxide, Biology and Chemistry,…
  • Top Google Glass alternatives

    Tom Pritchard
    24 Oct 2014 | 6:14 am
    Google Glass is an augmented reality headset made by the folks at Google. Functioning in the same way as a pair of glasses, Google Glass is thee to provide a smartphone-like experience without having to use your hands. You may be wondering what Google Glass actually does, and whether it’s worth having. Allow us to explain the ins-and-outs of the device, as well as showing you some of the alternatives that are available for you to buy. 1. So what can Google Glass do? The main component of Google Glass is a small glass prism that’s attached to a body with is itself attached to a…
  • Drinking fizzy drinks daily ages you as much as smoking

    Sadie Hale
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:48 am
    Downing a fizzy drink on a daily basis will age you as much as if you smoked with the same frequency, TreeHugger has reported. According to a study published in the American Journal of Public Health, drinking a sugar-sweetened 20-ounce / 567g bottle ages you as much as smoking, adding almost two years onto the life of human cells. The study looked at the data of 5,309 US adults between the ages of 20 and 65 with no history of diabetes or cardiovascular disease, between the years 1999-2002. The cells of soda-drinking participants were compared with those of participants who did not…
  • Ten Halloween costumes for women from geeky to gruesome

    Diane Shipley
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:07 am
    Whether you see Halloween as a chance to dress up in something glam, show off your ‘geek’ cred, or simply scare the neighbourhood children (serves them right, begging for sweets like that), there’s a costume to suit your every whim. But choosing one with just a few days to go can be overwhelming. So we’ve gathered 10 of our favourites here, to quell any last-minute ‘I don’t know what to wear!’ anxiety you may be experiencing… Uhura One of the classic characters from the original series, Nyota Uhura and her outfit got a new look for the new…
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  • Deezer acquires podcast app Stitcher

    James O'Malley
    24 Oct 2014 | 8:10 am
    Spotify-style streaming service Deezer has announced that it has acquired Stitcher, a podcasting app. Wait, who? Deezer, which launched in 2007, is a streaming service a bit like Spotify – and has been almost entirely focused on music until now. Meanwhile Stitcher is a podcast app: The premise is that you tell Stitcher what you want, and it will ‘stitch’ together related audio. The combined company will apparently feature over 35m music tracks and 35,000 radio shows and podcasts. “Almost every music listener listens to some form of talk radio, whether it is news,…
  • Artist creates ultimate self-defence jacket for the paranoid

    James O'Malley
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:55 am
    If you’re worried about being attacked in the street, then hope to hell that this creation from Japanese artist Shinseungback Kimyonghun gets picked up for manufacture by someone (I bet Samsung would do it). The premise is pretty simple – the jacket is covered with cameras and should you be attacked all you have to do is hit the panic button and it’ll take photos from every embedded lens, construct a 360-degree view and upload it to the web, so that even if you get murdered to death, at least your attacker will be more easily identified. The same artist has paired up a…
  • Facebook launches new chatroom app … funnily enough, called Rooms

    Stuart O'Connor
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:28 am
    Facebook has launched a new app, called Rooms, that lets you create anonymous chatrooms and post about anything you want – without having to give your real name. Yes, because that is just what the internet needs at the moment – more anonymous loons. “Rooms, a Facebook Creative Labs app, is available today on iOS in the US, UK and some other English speaking countries,” Facebook announced in a post on its Newsroom blog. The rooms themselves are invite only and can be a feed of photos, videos and text, but each room focuses on a single topic that is chosen by the…
  • 88 year old woman forced to awkwardly tweet to avoid social embarrassment

    James O'Malley
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:00 am
    An 88 year old woman today was forced to feign interest in Twitter today, as she was shown around a new exhibition on the information age by younger colleagues. The woman, who identified herself only as “Elizabeth R” is thought to be a victim of circumstances that have forced her to continue working – even well after she reached retirement age. It is a pleasure to open the Information Age exhibition today at the @ScienceMuseum and I hope people will enjoy visiting. Elizabeth R. — BritishMonarchy (@BritishMonarchy) October 24, 2014 Elizabeth is thought to have had a…
  • 88-year-old woman forced to awkwardly tweet to avoid social embarrassment

    James O'Malley
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:00 am
    An 88-year-old woman was forced to feign interest in Twitter today, as she was shown around a new exhibition on the information age by younger colleagues. The woman, who identified herself only as “Elizabeth R”, is thought to be a victim of circumstances that have forced her to continue working – even well after she reached retirement age. It is a pleasure to open the Information Age exhibition today at the @ScienceMuseum and I hope people will enjoy visiting. Elizabeth R. — BritishMonarchy (@BritishMonarchy) October 24, 2014 Elizabeth is thought to have had a tragic…
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    Gear Live

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • ‡ A Jovian Dream

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Pallab De
    16 Oct 2014 | 10:35 am
    Google launched the Android 5.0 (Lollypop) powered Nexus 6 yesterday. The new Google flagship is manufactured by Motorola and boasts of top of the line specs. Yet, for more than one reason, it’s not quite the device I was expecting from Google. In fact, it’s the most anti-Nexus device yet from Google. Nexus 6 The Nexus line started with the Nexus One released in Jan 2010. Google hoped to revolutionize the US smartphone market with the One. Its ambitious goal of ditching carrier lock-ins and getting people to buy phones online at full price didn’t find many takers. Nexus One was a…
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  • BOE to build a 6-Gen AMOLED fab in Chengdu in a $3.6 billion investment

    oled
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:14 am
    According to a new report from China, BOE Display will build a Gen-8 LTPS AMOLED fab in Chengdu, China. The new fab will have a monthly capacity of 45,000 glass substrates and will produce small sized AMOLED panels for mobile devices.BOE signed an investment agreement with Chengdu's municipal government for this new fab, which will require an investment of 22 billion RMB (almost $3.6 billion USD). Construction will begin in Q2 2015, and mass production will begin in H1 2017. Read more about BOE to build a 6-Gen AMOLED fab in Chengdu in a $3.6 billion investment
  • Digitimes: prices of OLED TVs will be double that of 4K LCDs through 2016

    oled
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am
    According to Digitimes Research, the prices of OLED TVs will be double that of UHD (4K) LCD TVs through 2016. Digitimes expects over 17.8 million UHD TVs to be sold in 2014 - up 475% from 2013. More than half of all UHD TVs will ship to the Chinese market.LG 65-inch UHD OLED TVLG is still the only OLED TV maker, and recently the company started a major marketing push of UHD OLED TVs in China. LG's 65" UHD OLED TV is also shipping in the US for $10,000. LG keeps lowering the prices of their OLED TVs, but of course the prices of UHD LCD TVs will also get lower. Read more about Digitimes:…
  • LG launches their flexible OLED smartwatch in Korea, you can buy it in the US for $398

    oled
    22 Oct 2014 | 10:59 pm
    LG released the G Watch R smartwatch last week in Korea (for 352,000 Won, or $330). A Korean retailer is now offering this circular flexible OLED Android Wear smartphone in the US via Amazon.com for $398.The G Watch R uses a 1.3" (320x320) flexible plastic-based OLED panel, Android Wear OS, a 1.2 Ghz Snapdragon 400 CPU, 512MB of RAM and 4GB of storage. It has a 410 mAh battery which should last about a single day. Read more about LG launches their flexible OLED smartwatch in Korea, you can buy it in the US for $398
  • Nanomarkets: LCD to dominate the transparent display market in the next few years, but OLED adoption will rapidly pick up

    oled
    22 Oct 2014 | 1:20 am
    Nanomarkets released a new report covering the transparent OLED display market (Transparent OLED Displays – 2014) in which they forecast that the market will be dominated by LCDs in the next several years, but OLED participation will rapidly pick up. By 2019, transparent OLED display sales will reach almost $150 million, and this will grow to almost $700 million by 2021.There are still some major challenges on the road to transparent OLEDs, but these issues are gradually being solved. The major challenges, according to Nanomarkets, are ITO replacement and excessive light loss…
  • Interview with AIXTRON's biz-dev director as the company moves into large-scale OVPD equipment

    oled
    21 Oct 2014 | 11:50 pm
    Germany-based AIXTRON is a leading deposition equipment provider for the semiconductor industries - used for a wide range of applications, from LED to graphene deposition. For the OLED market, Aixtron is offering Organic Vapor Phase Deposition (OVPD) equipment (which was exclusively licensed to AIXTRON by Universal Display).Juergen Kreis, AIXTRON's Director Business Development, was kind enough to update us on Aixtron's OLED business and answer a few questions we had on the company's technology. Juergen joined AIXTRON in 2010 as Director Business Development with special focus on the…
 
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  • More details on TDK's new 8Mb STT-MRAM prototype

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

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

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

    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).
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  • Don't let the festival of noise kill the festival of light

    Anupam Varghese
    23 Oct 2014 | 12:03 am
    Diwali or Deepawali, the festival of light symbolizes the victory of light over darkness.Thus goes a beautiful prayer [source]:Thamasoma jyothirgamaya, From darkness, lead to light,Asathoma sadgamaya, From untruth, lead to truth,Mrityoma amritamgamaya, From death, lead to life,Om shanti, shanti, shantihi, Let there be peace, peace, peaceDiwali today has unfortunately turned unto an occasion that leads to more distress than peace. People with heart ailments, asthmatics, infants and animals will have a tough time today. There will be death and injury due to improper and…
  • The Demo Demon

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

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

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

    Anupam Varghese
    26 Mar 2014 | 10:21 pm
    There was once a fly, Shown a beautiful sky, Thrown a wonderful pie, O'er joyed! it tried, Flew higher and high, Till the lights drew nigh; Then hit a damn glass ceiling! Tried harder than hell,Cast all the spells,Rang all the bells,But down it fell,Godspeed him well! What could it tell? Kept hitting that damn glass ceiling! No longer a kid,Evolve it did, Diamond claws it hid;The skies now lit, This time it flew, Fast as it could; @###, who removed the damn ceiling?! Moral of the poem is: Always wear a helmet before you fly.
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  • 10/30/2016 - Introducing a Mobile-First Approach to Building Your Next App

    30 Oct 2016 | 9:00 am
    Wednesday, October 30, 2013 10AM PT, San Francisco 5pm - London | 1pm - New York | Thu, Oct 31th at 4am - Sydney | Thu, Oct 31th at 2am - Tokyo | Thu, Oct 31th at 1am - Beijing | 10:30pm - Mumbai Presented by: Carlos Andreu, Raj Balasubramanian Duration: Approximately 60 minutes. Cost: Free The webcast is based on an upcoming 'Mobile First' book that Raj Balasubramanian and Carlos Andreu are working on with O'Reilly Media. This hands-on webcast will cater to two class of developers - enterprise or backend developers who have dabbled in building web sites but hasn't spent much time on mobile,…
  • 12/09/2014 - Starting the quality system from scratch by Howard T Cooper

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

    17 Nov 2014 | 6:00 am
    Description: This webinar will cover what’s new in The Joint Commission’s survey process and requirements.  Includes time for Q&A session at the conclusion of the presentation.Cost: $225Register online: http://goo.gl/Whh62RUnlimited Attendance:  Purchase of webinar series includes access for one phone line and one computer log‐in to the web‐based presentation, but there is no limit to the number of staff at your organization who you can invite to participate and receive continuing nursing education credits. The purchase also includes access to an audio recording of the webinar…
  • How to Promote Your Webinar (part 2)

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

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

  • Pitch Deck Podcast Inspires Startups to Sharpen their Capital-Seeking Game

    Ann Diab
    24 Oct 2014 | 1:30 pm
    Gavin McCulley noticed a problem. Founders have a difficult time raising capital. This is nothing new to people living startuplife, but it doesn’t mean that this problem needs to be perpetuated. Sometimes, the difficulty lies in the fact that the business dosen’t deserve or warrant being funded, but MANY times you’ve got a great team, a great concept, but these messages are poorly communicated to investors. McCulley decided to do something about it. He started a podcast that he calls “The Pitch Deck – Inside the Startup Funding Game” which focuses on…
  • Challenge: Create an App to Make People Happy

    Ann Diab
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:30 am
    What are you doing to increase happiness in this world? What things make you happier? Are you using, building, or thinking of a product that could promote a stress-free, violence-free society? These are lofty goals, but progress is made in small bits. And in apps. The Art of Living Foundation, a non-profit, educational and humanitarian organization founded in 1981, is offering a challenge. Submit your iOS Mobile app, your Android Mobile app, your Web app, or your Social app for The Happiness Apps Challenge and accept the opportunity not only to shape the future of humanity, but also to win…
  • Post-Technological Revolution: The Speed of Life

    Christopher Beck
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:30 am
    The Technological Revolution has vastly changed the way we do things. Life moves at a faster pace, and who’s complaining? Those engaging in international business used to have to fly to all different countries for meetings. Video calling capabilities have greatly facilitated the practice of international business and minimized the need for actual travel. With the vast amount of gains technology brings, we are also exposed to security breaches, hackers, and numerous complications that didn’t exist prior to the internet. As the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus have recently been released, the…
  • Las Vegas Residents Finally Get Their Uber

    Ann Diab
    24 Oct 2014 | 8:00 am
    You might expect that a story about Las Vegas news should feature the iconic Strip skyline, dotted with mega resorts that can bed 5,000 guests per night (in a single building!), tall towers, and monuments of other cities. Unless your story is discussing the tourists who are shaking off the glitter within those rooms, then I will always challenge your decision to use this imagery to refer to Las Vegas. The Las Vegas I know is made up of the residents who live, work, and play against the beautiful mountain backdrop. Our neighborhoods are aplenty with trails, parks, coffee shops, coworking…
  • Video: The Electronic Afterlife – Where do Your Gadgets Go?

    Ann Diab
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am
    Alex Gorosh is a filmmaker with a lot of gadgets. He wondered one day: truly, where do these gadgets go to die? Is there really an electronic afterlife? Here is what happened when Gorosh decided to follow his gadgets all the way to Agbogbloshie, Ghana, and found out that our idea of recycling is not actually what happens when these gadgets get shipped overseas. This particular trip took him to “hell on earth”, and according to his about page, he has gone many places at the behest of many companies. This village in Ghana is just one of the many overseas destinations that accept…
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  • Deep sea 'mushroom' could be early branch on tree of life

    24 Oct 2014 | 3:29 am
    Miniature deep sea animals discovered off the Australian coast almost three decades ago are puzzling scientists, who say the organisms have proved impossible to categorise. Academics at the Natural History of Denmark have appealed to the world scientific community for help, saying that further information on Dendrogramma enigmatica and Dendrogramma discoides could answer key evolutionary questions. Jim Drury has more.
  • 3D printed instruments make sweet music in Sweden

    23 Oct 2014 | 4:55 am
    Students from Lund University's Malmo Academy of Music are believed to be the world's first band to all use 3D printed instruments. The guitar, bass guitar, keyboard and drums were built by Olaf Diegel, professor of product development, who says 3D printing allows musicians to design an instrument to their exact specifications. Matthew Stock reports.
  • Chameleon camouflage to give tanks cloaking capabilities

    22 Oct 2014 | 9:38 am
    Inspired by the way a chameleon changes its colour to disguise itself; scientists in Poland want to replace traditional camouflage paint with thousands of electrochromic plates that will continuously change colour to blend with its surroundings. The first PL-01 concept tank prototype will be tested within a few years, with scientists predicting that a similar technology could even be woven into the fabric of a soldiers' clothing making them virtually invisible to the naked eye. Matthew Stock reports.
  • Robots to fly planes where humans can't

    21 Oct 2014 | 9:12 am
    Researchers in South Korea are developing a robotic pilot that could potentially replace humans in the cockpit. Unlike drones and autopilot programs which are configured for specific aircraft, the robots' humanoid design will allow it to fly any type of plane with no additional sensors. Ben Gruber reports.
  • Graphene paint offers rust-free future

    21 Oct 2014 | 2:35 am
    British scientists have developed a prototype graphene paint that can make coatings which are resistant to liquids, gases, and chemicals. The team says the paint could have a variety of uses, from stopping ships rusting to keeping food fresher for longer. Jim Drury reports.
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  • Blood Samples Rendered Obsolete by Sweat-Analyzing Skin Patch

    Softpedia News (Sebastian Pop)
    24 Oct 2014 | 6:56 am
    Blood tests are the most popular way of detecting most of a person's anatomic and physiological traits, as well as whether or not they have any sort of health condition. They don't feel that great, though, and they're not perfectly safe either. Skin is the ultimate insulator against the pathogens floating in the air, or those that would otherwise make it into our organisms through cuts and such. Nevertheless, medics regularly bypass it by means of needles, and this is something that scientis... (read more)
  • Ebola Panic Prompts Xenex to Release Germ-Immolating Robot

    Softpedia News (Sebastian Pop)
    24 Oct 2014 | 6:17 am
    Ultraviolet light and radiation is used for more things than you probably think, but germ slaying is probably among the better known ones. As it happens, there is a whole line of robots that specialize in this. Xenex isn't the first company to make robots, and it's not the first to make robots with some ability to use ultraviolet light either. However, it does have the ear of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or US CDC for short, and the opposite is true as well. Long story... (read more)
  • Sony FDR-AX1E Receives Firmware 3.00 – AVCHD Recording and SD Format Support Added

    Softpedia News (Iulian Pascal)
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:48 am
    Sony has outed firmware version 3.00 compatible with FDR-AX1E camcorders, which adds support for AVCHD Recording Mode, as well as a new Memory Stick and SD card media format function. As a downside for those of you who keep it simple, Sony highlights that the camcorder won’t be able to transfer any recorded files stored on the MS or SD card using only a USB cable. However, you can still copy data through an external card reader, which is also quite an easy transfer method. Moreover, bear in ... (read more)
  • New Realtek HD Audio Driver Spotted on Microsoft’s Update Catalog – Version 6.0.1.7368

    Softpedia News (Iulian Pascal)
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:13 am
    A few moments ago, Realtek HD Audio Driver version 6.0.1.7368 has been spotted on Microsoft’s Update Catalog, which applies a newer build than the official Realtek HD Audio Driver 2.75. If we were to compare these two releases, a few differences would definitely stand out. First of all, the official update installs audio build 7246 on systems powered by Microsoft’s Windows Vista, 7, 8, and 8.1 OSes, both bit variants. As for the present update, this package applies an obvious 7368 audio vers... (read more)
  • Versa Mid-Tower Cases from Thermaltake Are Amply Ventilated

    Softpedia News (Sebastian Pop)
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:41 am
    We've seen and written about many PC cases over the years, both with and without side windows, but sometimes there are other design elements in play, and that is the case of the new Versa cases from Thermaltake. Basically, instead of side windows they have perforated side panels, but the perforations are so many and close to each other that you may mistake the sight for a side window anyway. The company even did one better and installed a removable dust filter on top of the perforated area, ... (read more)
 
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    Tech Trends

  • Apple’s New Ecosystem: the Implications of Apple Pay

    Bill Petro
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:56 pm
          APPLE’S NEW ECOSYSTEM: THE IMPLICATIONS OF APPLE PAY Today, October 20, Apple launched Apple Pay with the release of their iPhone iOS 8.1 version of the device operating system. This new payment system is scheduled to go live with 220,000 merchants today for users with iPhone 6 or 6 Plus. I wrote about these new devices here. When the Apple Watch is released in 2015, which I wrote about here, it will support Apple Pay as well. See the list of merchants at the end of this article. * While the iPhone and Apple Watches are innovative, I believe the real excitement is…
  • Apple Watch: a New Category for Apple

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

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

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

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

  • Innovate Calgary to Open 'Co-Program’ Space Called The Inc.

    24 Oct 2014 | 3:12 pm
    Innovate Calgary is adding a new service to their portfolio, announcing the opening of The Inc. later this year. The Inc. is a coworking space for early stage startups in the technology space for companies within Calgary and Southern Alberta, but will offer more than just desk space. “It’s designed in the spirit of a coworking space if you think about it today in terms of the physical environment, but The Inc. is more of a ‘co-program’ space,” says Steven McIlvenna, Director of Entrepreneur Development at Innovate Calgary. The Inc. aims to bring together…
  • StarTech.com's Aggressive Growth Matched by Blistering Hiring Pace

    24 Oct 2014 | 2:08 pm
    StarTech.com is rapidly growing and wants you to be part of the team. The London-born company isn't a startup—it was founded in 1985 by Paul Seed and Ken Kalopsis who met at  Western University—but these days it's certainly acting like one: the Canadian tech firm has doubled its employee base in the last two years. This global company champions a healthy workplace, encouraging employees to have fun ("have fun" is in fact in their core statement). StarTech.com also cultivates a culture of philanthropy, encouraging staff to give back to the community. Of course, it's difficult…
  • Tech Fest Celebrates Vancouver Startup Week with the VEC Startup Alley

    24 Oct 2014 | 1:35 pm
    Techvibes Tech Fest brings together Vancouver's fastest-growing tech companies looking for the best talent in the city. In partnership with the Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC), we're hosting our next Tech Fest recruiting event during Vancouver Startup Week on November 18. We have a growing lineup of tech companies participating that includes Visier, PlentyOfFish, the D&B Cloud Innovation Center, and many more. But we also have a unique opportunity for Vancouver's startups to participate thanks to the VEC. The VEC Startup Alley will feature up to 15 startups that are actively hiring…
  • Upcoming Canadian Tech Events You Should Check Out

    24 Oct 2014 | 12:35 pm
        Looking for something tech-related to do in the next few weeks? We’ve chosen a few of our favourite upcoming tech events happening across Canada. Techvibes Tech Fest: London In partnership with the London Economic Development Corporation, Techvibes Tech Fest brings together London's fastest growing tech companies that are looking for the best talent in the city. Meet some of the executive team and hiring managers from Big Viking Games, GoodLife Fitness, StarTech and more. At previous Tech Fest events there have been ice cream sundaes, popcorn machines, Oculus Rifts, giant…
  • Rogers' Netflix Competitor Shomi Lands Deal with Warner Bros.

    24 Oct 2014 | 11:20 am
    Shomi has inked deals with Warner Bros. International Distribution for both new and library series, as well as feature films. Starting this November, shomi, a subscription video-on-demand service competing against Netflix, becomes the exclusive streaming home to television shows including 2 Broke Girls, Two and a Half Men, Shameless, and Falling Skies, as well as the exclusive Canadian premiere home of a new Rob Thomas series called iZombie. Other TV titles landed as a result of the deal includeOne Tree Hill, The West Wing, and Scooby-Doo. Film titles include Blade Runner, Two Weeks Notice,…
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  • Completely hide/convert this room - it's almost Magic!

    w3w3.com
    10 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    Talking about having a global presence 1620_ 10/6/14 - We're speaking with the 'master of deception', that is in terms of finding those creatively hidden beds in some very cleverly designed, hand-built furniture, to achieve a dual purpose room. Located in Denver, FlyingBeds International, Inc. and Ron McKey, president/founder, are very well known locally and internationally. We're talking about having a global presence, and Ron tells us how it begins with the presentation of your best. In this case, at the show. That would be the Hospitality/Design Expo in Las Vegas this…
  • Check that idea out, fast

    w3w3.com
    9 Oct 2014 | 4:47 am
    Test those ideas very rapidly, before you build anything 1621_ 10/6/14 - Vice President of Operations at TechStars in Boulder, Daniel Feld is a natural for the organization, born and bred in an entrepreneurial family environment. Larry asked what are some of the first things one should do when building a company? Daniel replied, "I think most important for an entrepreneur is to find a problem that they are deeply passionate about solving. And, to test that idea very, very quickly to make sure it's a problem worth solving. That someone's willing to pay for the solution and that…
  • Communications Tech Professionals honor...

    w3w3.com
    8 Oct 2014 | 4:43 am
    Technology Executive of the Year with photos to prove it 1619_ 10/6/14 - Larry is talking with Michael Clark, CTO of Photobucket, at the gala awards presentation as he is honored as the CTP 2014 Technology E xecutive of the Year! From overseeing day-to-day technical operations, such as web and mobile services, as well as planning Photobucket's software development, Clark not only serves as CTO, he built the infrastructure that Photobucket's virtual world stands on. Photobucket.com is now a household name in image hosting, sharing and printing with well over 110 million registered…
  • Leading Lady: 35 Years startup experience

    w3w3.com
    7 Oct 2014 | 4:56 am
    Going from co-founder and CEO to angel investor 1618_ 10/6/14 - Terry Morreale, Associate Director and CTO for the National Center for Women and Information Technology or NCWIT and Larry Nelson, from w3w3.com. are interviewing an entrepreneur with 35 years experience in the startup community. Carol Clark, the co-founder and CEO of Mindleaders Inc. since its formation in 1981, until Mindleaders was acquired in 2007. Carol has more than 35 years of management experience as well as an extensive background in computer programming, software development and education. Carol currently serves on the…
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    4 Oct 2014 | 4:49 am
     w3w3® Talk Radio - When you need to get the word out... 1614_ 9/29/14 - When you need to get your story out w3w3® is here...  1. To support local businesses. 2. To help grow a talented workforce, and 3. To reinforce a community attitude that is invigorating, exciting, entrepreneurial and invested in your success! w3w3® provides an on-demand menu of programs, materials and resources, 24/7. We are committed to support the efforts of our sponsors to be profitable and to serve as a vehicle to help get their message out as well as keep their prospects informed about the sponsor's…
 
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  • Report: RTL Group May Acquire Stylehaul Within The Next Two Weeks

    Sam Gutelle
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:17 pm
    Stylehaul may have found a buyer. According to a report by Variety, the multi-channel network (MCN) with a particular focus on fashion, style, and beauty content is close to being acquired by European broadcasting conglomerate RTL Group. Variety’s sources claim that the deal could be done “within the next two weeks.” If the deal closes, it will end several months of speculation about Stylehaul’s status. In August, it was rumored that several companies–including Amazon, 21st Century Fox, Hearst, and Condé Nast–were interested in purchasing the MCN. No exact…
  • Indie Spotlight: ‘Plant’ Pits Megachurch Vs. Ministry, Biblical Comedy Ensues

    Bree Brouwer
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:12 pm
    Despite what the title may indicate at first glance, the web series Plant has nothing to do with flora. In fact, the 15-episode mockumentary series uses the term more… religiously. Plant (as told by the fake documentary team behind the camera à la The Office) shows the efforts of Reverend Todd Lawn and his wife Tammy as they leave their rural, Southern ministry to plant a church in New York City. Along with their friend Gwendolyn Jones, the religious trio manages to get their religious roots growing in the Big Apple. But their joy is short-lived when Paulette Whack, the power-hungry…
  • YouTube, With Bigger Plans, Gets Set To Shut Down Its Music Disco

    Sam Gutelle
    24 Oct 2014 | 1:37 pm
    YouTube is the world’s biggest video site, but it is also an expansive jukebox for music fans who want to listen to their favorite songs on demand. YouTube is developing a subscription-based service that will cater to that class of viewers, but before it does, it will shut down its existing music search engine. YouTube is shuttering its “Disco” feature, which automatically generated curated playlists based on specific artists. The YouTube Disco featured a minimalist, easy-to-use design. Users typed the name of an artist into a search bar and were then sent to a separate…
  • ‘This Is Not A Conspiracy Theory’ Is An Episodic Documentary For Skeptics And Believers

    Bree Brouwer
    24 Oct 2014 | 12:16 pm
    Kirby Ferguson wants you to learn the truth behind those scurrilous secret plots governments and/or other organizations of real or perceived power may or may not be perpetrating. The Canadian filmmaker (known for his previous fantastic documentary work by way of Everything Is a Remix) has released a new installment of his latest episodic documentary, This Is Not a Conspiracy Theory. According to the trailer, This Is Not a Conspiracy takes a deeper look at the “hidden forces that shape our lives.” Successfully funded via Kickstarter to the tune of $54,610, the documentary currently has…
  • DanceOn Offers $1,000 With ‘Beyond The Lights’ Dance Contest

    Sam Gutelle
    24 Oct 2014 | 12:10 pm
    On November 14th, film studio Relativity Media will release Beyond The Lights, a film about a young musician who struggles with the pressure of hitting it big. In order to drum up support for the film, Relativity has teamed up with the DanceOn network for a dance contest inspired by the film. The contest asks participants to film a dance routine based on Beyond The Lights. DanceOn suggests “Masterpiece”, a track from the film, as a potential soundtrack, though contestants are encouraged to dance to any song, so long as their moves accurately convey the film’s themes.
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  • Codebox: One IDE for All Platforms

    Eric Dye
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:00 am
    When I first rolled-up on Codebox I sighed. Honestly. I did. With so many solid IDE’s out there, why would you need to create a new one? Codebox Upon further review, I found that Codebox is set apart from your usual IDE choices. Codebox works on all platforms, including multiple OS platforms—interestingly enough—the Chromebook, which would also then double as your Windows version of Codebox since it runs in Google Chrome. This is all fine and good, but that still isn’t what really sets Codebox apart from the pack. Codebox is an open source project that lets you…
  • Church Tech Snack Pack #051

    Eric Dye
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am
    Some weeks the Church Tech Snack Pack feels like one of those little bite-sized Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups you get from trick-or-treating; and sometimes it feels like a whole bag of those bite-sized wonders! This is one of the weeks it feels like the entire bag. Enjoy! Airmail 2.0 — The Best Mac Email Client [Giveaway] Giveaway? Yes, please! We pick someone today, so jump on it! Is Your Church Getting the Most out of Trunk or Treat? Well? Is it? Remember, it’s not about the candy. Why You Should Update Your Church Website: Five Financial Incentives Steve rocks it, again. 12…
  • Free Online Church History and Literature Resources

    Sean Nolan
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:00 am
    I love the fact that the Internet has made it so much quicker and easier for information and ideas to spread. It’s something we take for granted all the time. For example, just fifty years ago Christians would’ve had to use one of those big concordance books if they wanted to know how many times the word “love” appeared in the Bible. Yuck! How cumbersome. A task that would’ve taken them three hours or more, I can now do in just thirty seconds with the help of the web. The Spread of Information Last week I wrote a little bit about how the Internet’s role for the existing Church is…
  • Bacon Philadelphia Cream Cheese is Here!

    Eric Dye
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    Philadelphia Cream Cheese has announced a new flavor to their delicious spread of extra awesome flavored products. It’s only available in ‘select’ cities in the United States, but hopefully, will be available to everyone soon! This may very well be the most important thing you read all day. Because bacon. Also, you’re welcome. [via @LoveMyPhilly] Bacon Philadelphia Cream Cheese is Here! first appeared on ChurchMag and is sponsored by ChurchMag Press.
  • Becoming a Better Writer Series: Purpose Driven Writing

    Rachel Blom
    23 Oct 2014 | 11:00 am
    [This is part of an ongoing ChurchMag series, A Dutch-Girl’s Guide to Becoming a Better Writer.] There are many forms and sorts of writing: short stories, fiction books, newspaper stories, articles for magazines, blogs, you name it. And within those forms, the styles vary widely as well. It’s interesting to see for instance how much the Dutch newspaper style varies from the American approach. No matter the form or style however, the best writers have one thing in common: they are purpose driven. Purpose Driven Writing They have a single point to make, a focused message. Every story they…
 
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    EurekAlert! - Technology, Engineering and Computer Science

  • NASA sees Tropical Storm Ana still vigorous

    23 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA's TRMM satellite saw that Tropical Storm Ana was still generating moderate rainfall is it pulled away from Hawaii. The next day, NASA's Aqua satellite saw that wind shear was having an effect on the storm as it moved over open ocean.
  • Scientists engineer toxin-secreting stem cells to treat brain tumors

    23 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    (Harvard University) Harvard Stem Cell Institute scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital have devised a new way to use stem cells in the fight against brain cancer. A team led by neuroscientist Khalid Shah, M.S., Ph.D., who recently demonstrated the value of stem cells loaded with cancer-killing herpes viruses, now has a way to genetically engineer stem cells so that they can produce and secrete tumor-killing toxins.
  • New 'Surveyman' software promises to revolutionize survey design and accuracy

    23 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    (University of Massachusetts at Amherst) Doctoral student Emma Tosch of University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Computer Science won a Best Paper award this week at the premier international computer programming language design conference in Portland, Ore., for her work on 'Surveyman,' a first-of-its-kind software system for designing, deploying and automatically debugging surveys to improve their accuracy and trustworthiness.
  • Powerful new software plug-in detects bugs in spreadsheets

    23 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    (University of Massachusetts at Amherst) An effective new data-debugging software tool dubbed 'CheckCell' was released to the public this week in a presentation by University of Massachusetts Amherst computer science doctoral student Daniel Barowy. He spoke at the premier international computer programming language design conference known as OOPSLA, in Portland, Ore.
  • RIT student wins coveted SMART Scholarship from Department of Defense

    23 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    (Rochester Institute of Technology) Kyle Crompton, a doctoral student at the Rochester Institute of Technology, was recently awarded a prestigious SMART scholarship from the U.S. Department of Defense. SMART -- the Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation 'Scholarship for Service' Program -- awards scholarships to students pursuing advanced degrees in STEM fields. Upon graduation these scholars are hired as research staff at defense laboratories around the country to increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers in this capacity.
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    Christopher Kusek, Technology Evangelist

  • OMG! EMC has over 20 Free Fundamentals Training Courses! #EMCElect

    Christopher Kusek (PKGuild)
    23 Oct 2014 | 6:49 am
    Hey! Why do you keep tagging these posts about EMC with #EMCElect? I just want you to know that I like to party. But seriously, after my past (and even very recent) posts about Free EMC Education, I love to share the love, the word and the FREE! Thanks to the awesome team at EMC Education Services there’s a whole boatload of training available to get yourself started! What kind of topics? Cloud EMC Hybrid Cloud with VMware Fundamentals Storage AppSync Fundamentals Atmos Fundamentals Connectrix Fundamentals Isilon Fundamentals PowerPath Fundamentals RecoverPoint Fundamentals Symmetrix…
  • Free Training on EMC Hybrid Cloud with VMware Fundamentals! #EMCElect

    Christopher Kusek (PKGuild)
    23 Oct 2014 | 5:39 am
    So I noticed this recently, OMG FREE TRAINING! You know how much I love sharing free stuff with ya’ll so I figure, why not do it with this as well! This training (which may not be the only one… I’ll try to get a consolidated list and share that in another post) but this training is free, available, and BOOM! Right there at your disposal.  I did notice some things though, which I’ll share here with my experience of acquiring it. Where do I get it? Firstly, you can gain access to it easily by visiting this blog post; New! EMC Hybrid Cloud with VMware Fundamentals e-Learning …
  • VMware Hands On Labs – The best kept FREE secret you don’t know about

    Christopher Kusek (PKGuild)
    23 Oct 2014 | 12:24 am
    Are you familiar with VMware’s Hands On Labs? You know, that thing they make available at VMworld and filled with so much training, dedication, effort, awesomeness? If not, then you should be! One of the best kept secrets about it… Is if you go to the links that you THINK work for it, sometimes they don’t even work, they’ll TELL you about the Hands On Labs, but not provide an actual LINK to the hands on labs! Kind of distressing! :) For example if you go to this awesome link you’ll find all about Project Nee, all the benefits, all of the details about the labs. But no where in there…
  • EMC Proven Knowledge Sharing Competition – Join Now! Abstracts Due 12NOV #EMCElect

    Christopher Kusek (PKGuild)
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:30 am
    I know some of you may be aware of this, and others of you have absolutely no idea about it at all! Well don’t let that be a hindrance! This is the 9th year of this Competition and the camaraderie which comes with it is awesome and drips with community! Some of the key points which are used to convey interest in this (At least from EMC) involve a few points below.. Your idea can lead to: Articles selected for publication can reach thousands of your colleagues worldwide The current top 10 downloaded articles have been downloaded more than 475,000 times Overall, our Knowledge Sharing library…
  • OMG! Free Brocade Certification Exam and Training (170-010) Expires Soon!

    Christopher Kusek (PKGuild)
    18 Sep 2014 | 11:32 pm
    Some time ago I got notified about this, but then there was VMworld and R&R and I let it go by the wayside… Well guess what IT IS STILL AVAILABLE! Whoa whoa whoa, let’s calm down. I CANT CALM DOWN! FREE CERTIFICATION AND TRAINING! Okay, that is something to be excited about… This track entitles you to pursue NFV Certification! (Alright, I had to look that up… Network Functions Virtualization Certification :)) Most of the steps of what you need to do are contained in this handy Quick Start PDF Guide – It includes: Downloading the Virtual Router you can use to train and get…
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    by Ron Miller

  • Short Stack: Mirantis gets $100M, OpenStack powers CERN, Juno reviewed

    Ron Miller
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:16 am
    It's Wednesday and that means it's time for my weekly feature, The Short Stack where I scour the web and social media looking for the very best OpenStack links I can find. This week, Mirantis gets $100M to pursue its enterprise OpenStack strategy, OpenStack powers world-famous physics research institute CERN and a review of the latest release of OpenStack, Juno. http://bit.ly/1x8vq5T Photo Credit: Ron Miller
  • Google Chromebook quietly takes aim at the enterprise

    Ron Miller
    21 Oct 2014 | 6:43 am
    When Google introduced Chromebook for Work recently, it very likely made the Chromebook even more attractive to frugal enterprises. While the price tag has always been a draw, having administrative control should appeal to IT and could facilitate more Chromebook use in the enterprise in the future. http://bit.ly/1rpyHJC
  • Short Stack: OpenStack Juno Release Candidate 2, EMC grabs Cloudscaling and OpenStack makes smarter data centers

    Ron Miller
    15 Oct 2014 | 5:28 am
    It's Wednesday and that means it's time for my regular weekly feature, The Short Stack where I scour the web and social media looking for the best OpenStack links I can find. This week, we look at the release of OpenStack Juno, RC2 (it won't be long now), EMC jumping on the OpenStack bandwagon with Cloudscaling purchase and how OpenStack makes for a more intelligent data center. http://bit.ly/11n1gCv
  • Short Stack: Pivotal grabs OpenStack co-founder McKenty, HP Enterprise and OpenStack, a cynical view of OpenStack vendor bandwagon

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

    Ron Miller
    3 Oct 2014 | 5:56 am
    It's Friday and that means it's time for my regular weekly feature The Cloud 5, where I scour the web and other sources for the very best cloud links I can find. This week, we look at the impact of cloud (and its mate mobile) on sports, how one organization survived the great AWS reboot of 2014 and yet another cloud infrastructure price cut (how low can they go).  http://bit.ly/1CIs25r Photo Credit: Ron Miller
 
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  • Goin’ to Mars. Well, my name is ;)

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

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

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

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

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

  • 15 Signs You're Addicted to Instagram

    Macy-Williams
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:18 pm
    There's no denying it - Instagram is life. The app is an addiction we don't want to kick, and for good reason. Some may find themselves consumed by Netflix or Facebook, but the real trap is Instagram. With artistic photos, fun filters, and selfies you love to hate, it's easy to see how people get crazy addicted, even despite those pesky Instagram problems. Are you totally obsessed? We've got 15 signs that you should be in photo rehab. Source: E!; Front Page Image Source: Getty / Jeff R. Bottari
  • Experience a Winter Wonderland in Ultra HD

    Kelsey-Kennick
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:24 pm
    This Winter wonderland was created with some amazing photography techniques - Co.Create Apple hits another bump in the road with HealthKit glitch - ReadWrite 6 of the more elaborate and expensive Halloween pranks - Cracked The Flic app makes managing your camera roll supereasy - Cool Mom Tech Apps that may work without paying for in-flight WiFi - Lifehacker Find out what the queen wrote in her first tweet ever - POPSUGAR Celebrity & News
  • 13 Years of iPod Evolution: Then and Now

    Kelly-Schwarze
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:30 pm
    Thirteen years ago in October, Apple changed how we listen to music with the introduction of the iPod. Now, in 2014, the company finally announced the classic iPod model was discontinued, though you can still buy the iPod Touch, iPod Nano, and iPod Shuffle. Expect more pictures, like the one a Redditor shared this week to say goodbye for good to his iPod, as these early digital music devices become obsolete. While the iPhone may have taken over for many Apple users as a music device, it all started with the iPod. We've seen so many iterations of the famous MP3 player hit the shelves that you…
  • 3 Apps For People Obsessed With Emoji

    Nicole-Nguyen
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:01 pm
    When words aren't enough, we like to turn to emoji to spice our texts. Those cute little icons are changing the way we communicate, and it's official: the obsession with emoji is real. Rapper Drake just got an emoji tattoo! In this episode of The Sync Up, we're going to show you some apps for people who can't get enough emoji in their life.
  • 3 Reasons Why Rabbits Make Perfect Smartphone Holders

    Nicole-Nguyen
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:14 am
    Twitter user @ryooneokrock1 recently decided to fortify his iPhone with some extra protection: his bunny. Several tens of thousands of retweets later, the latest in phone-case trends is officially cute and cuddly rabbits. No, people aren't actually using their pets as cases. The furry friends are more of a lounging accessory for casual texting and browsing. Bunnies are clearly meant to enrich every aspect of your life - even your digital one. Well, the meme has caught on in Japan and on China's version of Twitter, Weibo. It's madness! We're mostly just jealous that we do not have a bunny…
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  • Four reasons to adopt tablets in the office

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

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

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

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

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

  • iPega Bluetooth Controller & Touchpad – now you can have your game controller and touch all in one

    Nigel
    24 Oct 2014 | 6:35 am
    One of the problems with gaming on a smartphone or phablet is the fact that you need to use a touchscreen, which can be a hassle for things like driving or shoot ‘em up games, right? Because those need something with a little more finesse, not just some screen jabs and pokes. Which is where game controllers come in. But then you lose the touch bit for navigation. What to do? Well the folk at iPega [...] 206 words | permalink | No comments | digg this continue reading
  • Deluxe Inflatable Godzilla Costume – destroy cities with a single step

    Nigel
    24 Oct 2014 | 6:24 am
    It’s the world’s favorite cold blooded lizard thing, and it’s now available for anyone to own, enjoy, abuse and ridicule. Yes this Deluxe Inflatable Godzilla Costume comes with all you need to terrorize your neighbors and make mincemeat out of your local strip mall and inhabitants. The inflatable adult sized jumpsuit comes with its own battery powered fan, shoe covers, gloves and headpiece, and runs happily off 4 x AA batteries. Of course when we say [...] 130 words | permalink | No comments | digg this continue reading
  • USB Raptor – turn any USB flash drive into a secure computer lock key for your laptop or desktop PC [Freeware]

    Nigel
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:34 am
    Carrying around a fancy laptop is all well and good, but hands up any of you who are a little bit paranoid about leaving your portable in a taxi, or on a train or at a party after work? Yeah, it happens, and when it does, it’s a nasty pit of the stomach thing. But what if you could lock the contents of your machine against unauthorized access, using nothing more than any old USB [...] 381 words | permalink | No comments | digg this continue reading
  • QiPack – the elegant wireless way to charge your phone and impress your friends

    Donyae Coles
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:05 am
    There are a lot of back up battery options out there. From chargers that can slip into your pocket book to ones that attach to windows and charge with the power of the sun, they all have one thing in common: they wired. If you want to cut down on wires in your life, check out the QiPack, a wireless portable charger. Unlike most chargers, this one doesn’t have a cord that attaches [...] 198 words | permalink | No comments | digg this continue reading
  • Leeo Smart Alarm – this clever device converts your old dumb smoke alarm beeps into a smartphone alert

    Dil Soomro
    23 Oct 2014 | 9:34 pm
    Most of us have one type of smoke alarm or another in our home that go crazy when they detect even the smallest amount of smoke. However, these alarms are only good if you’re actually in your home to hear them, you don’t get any notifications while being away from the house. Which means your house could burn down while you’re out shopping and you wouldn’t be able to do a thing. This is where [...] 203 words | permalink | No comments | digg this continue reading
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    YouTube: Technology

  • Ellen Works from Home

    TheEllenShow
    17 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm
    Ellen Works from Home A new study shows that people who work from home are more productive. Ellen put it to the test during her show. From: TheEllenShow Views: 332271 6781 ratings Time: 03:33 More in Entertainment
  • Ellen Introduces Kids to the Technology of Yesterday

    TheEllenShow
    19 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm
    Ellen Introduces Kids to the Technology of Yesterday Kids these days don't know how good they have it. Ellen proved exactly that when she asked these kids to give their opinion of some outdated devices. From: TheEllenShow Views: 1281024 19459 ratings Time: 07:52 More in Entertainment
  • I've Been Lying To You

    ConnorFranta
    8 Sep 2014 | 12:59 pm
    I've Been Lying To You So i've kind of been telling lies a lot lately... -Join The Franta Family: http://bit.ly/1gc4476 -Watch My Previous Video: http://bit.ly/1tCKLv1 -Follow Your... From: ConnorFranta Views: 1157781 133351 ratings Time: 05:24 More in People & Blogs
  • ELDERS REACT TO OCULUS RIFT

    TheFineBros
    28 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    ELDERS REACT TO OCULUS RIFT Oculus Rift Bonus video on REACT channel: http://goo.gl/Abrl69 Support TheFineBros channel! Get FREE ANIME! http://crunchyroll.com/FineBros & FREE VIDEO GAME... From: TheFineBros Views: 7042273 128036 ratings Time: 08:00 More in Entertainment
  • ELDERS REACT TO GOOGLE GLASS

    TheFineBros
    19 Jun 2014 | 11:35 am
    ELDERS REACT TO GOOGLE GLASS Support TheFineBros channel! Get FREE ANIME! http://crunchyroll.com/FineBros & FREE VIDEO GAMES! http://gamefly.com/FineBros Google Glass BONUS REACTIONS: ht... From: TheFineBros Views: 6418806 114004 ratings Time: 07:42 More in Entertainment
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    CrazyMikesapps

  • skedCloud – Easy To Use, Cloud Based, Calendar Sharing iPhone App!

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

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

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

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

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

  • Wellesley College researchers seek the truth via Twitter Trails

    24 Oct 2014 | 2:22 pm
    Wellesley College researchers in Massachusetts have launched an interesting project dubbed Twitter Trails that attempts to show, via Twitter, how true and false stories propagate differently on the social network.This one hits pretty close to those of us in the journalism business, where attempting to verify whether what we see on Twitter and other social networks is for real. And in fact, the researchers say on their blog that the tool is initially geared toward helping amateur and professional journalists to investigate recent and breaking stories.ALSO: 13 of today's coolest network…
  • Christian Bale: From serial killer to Batman to Steve Jobs

    23 Oct 2014 | 9:17 am
    [View the story "Christian Bale: From Batman to Steve Jobs" on Storify] To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
  • 100G Ethernet bringing Large Hadron Collider closer than ever to U.S. researchers

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

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

    9 Oct 2014 | 11:04 am
    Mark Rober and the DigitalDudz team have come up with some truly creative and creepy Halloween costumes, a number of which incorporate smartphones, to haunt your geeky graveyard or party.Some of the costumes, as Rober points out, even can take advantage of the new Apple iPhone 6 Plus! (H/T Devour)To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
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  • [H]ardware Round-Up II

    24 Oct 2014 | 4:10 pm
    Cases: AZZA XT 1W Full-Tower @ BCC Hardware Fractal Design Core 2500 @ ocaholic Cooling: Cooler Master Nepton 280L @ Legit Reviews ETC.: Takstar HD5500 Headphones @ techPowerUP! Motherboards: Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 5 @ eTeknix Storage: Thecus N2310 NAS @ APH Networks
  • [H]ard|OCP Week in Reviews

    24 Oct 2014 | 4:10 pm
    Today is Friday and you know what that means! It is time once again for the [H]ard|OCP Week in Reviews! For anyone that might have missed them, we like to take a quick look back on the hardware evaluations and articles we posted earlier in the week. We kicked the week off with our evaluation of the Corsair HX1000i 1000W power supply, followed by our XFX Radeon R9 285 Black Edition video card review. Finally, we wrapped up the week with a look at the SilverStone Fortress FT05.
  • In Win D-Frame Mini

    24 Oct 2014 | 3:10 pm
    If you like the looks of the original D-Frame (our review here) but want a much smaller footprint, this review of the In Win D-Frame Mini should be right up your alley. Of all the weird and wonderful cases we saw in 2013, In Win's D-Frame remains most memorable. The D-Frame Mini takes the original design and shrinks it down to accommodate the now popular Mini-ITX form factor. Despite the reduction in size the case can now support cooling radiators and models as large as 240mm, the graphics card length has been extended from 330mm to 340mm, and the chassis can rest on one of six sides rather…
  • Intel X99 Motherboard Goes Up in Smoke

    24 Oct 2014 | 2:10 pm
    As a computer enthusiast, I can honestly say there is nothing worse than this smell. Nothing good has ever immediately followed the smell of burnt electronics. This morning I woke up bright and early to benchmark some DDR4 memory kits and found myself waking up not to Folgers in your cup, but the smell of burnt electrical after loading the XMP profiles on a memory kit and restarting the system. Let me tell you what happened, the best I can. Comments
  • Windows Update Drivers Bricking USB Serial Chips

    24 Oct 2014 | 2:10 pm
    What's the easiest way to tell if you have counterfeit chips in your computer? Use Windows Update. Hardware hackers building interactive gadgets based on the Arduino microcontrollers are finding that a recent driver update that Microsoft deployed over Windows Update has bricked some of their hardware, leaving it inaccessible to most software both on Windows and Linux. Comments
 
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    broadstuff

  • Smart socks for dumb smartphone users

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

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

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

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

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

    Michael Ho
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Astronauts might hibernate on the way to Mars, but they'll eventually need to wake up and eat something. Astronaut food isn't just freeze-dried ice cream and tubes of mashed up mystery meat. Even though microgravity can adversely affect a person's sense of taste, that doesn't mean astronauts should be expected to live on endlessly dreary meals. Here are just a few links on space foods that astronauts might enjoy. What foods would you crave if you were isolated from the rest of humanity on another world? Nutella and Spam were on the menu in a simulated Mars mission that studied what astronauts…
  • Adobe Discovers Encryption, Cuts Back On Its eBook Snooping A Bit

    Mike Masnick
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:44 pm
    The whole DRM for ebooks effort is still pretty braindead all around. It's amazing to me that everyone hasn't realized what the music industry figured out years ago (after many earlier years of kicking and screaming): DRM doesn't help the creators or the copyright holders in the slightest. It pisses off end users and tends to help give platform providers a dominant position by creating lock-in with their users. Time and time again we see copyright holders demanding DRM, not realizing that this demand actually gives all the leverage to the platform provider. And, of course, there are all the…
  • Keith Alexander Now Being Vetted By Everybody For Everything After Leaving The Protective Shelter Of The NSA

    Tim Cushing
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:43 pm
    Former NSA head Keith Alexander continues to draw the sort of attention he probably hoped he had left behind by resigning his post. His questionable business venture -- a private banking security firm seemingly dependent on patents and methods polished during his tenure at the NSA -- has drawn pointed questions from legislators and a second glance from the internal ethics apparatus of the intelligence agency. Alexander apparently thought it would be fine for him to use the talents of the NSA's current Chief Technology Officer, Patrick Dowd, for his new private venture. You see, Alexander…
  • Latest In Cable Astroturfing: If You Squint, Twist, Spin And Mislead With Apples To Oranges Comparisons, US Broadband Is Great!

    Mike Masnick
    24 Oct 2014 | 1:21 pm
    For the past few months, I'd been pitched a few times from people (often somehow, if in murky ways, connected to the broadband industry) arguing that all those stories about how the US is far behind in broadband is untrue if you just looked at certain states. The basic argument is that since the US is so large, it's not fair to compare it to, say, South Korea. Instead, they claim, if you just look at a few states in the US, those states compare quite well to this country or that country. Of course, to make a total fruit basket out of mixed metaphors, this is pretty blatant cherry picking…
  • Former NSA Official: Anyone Who 'Justified' Snowden's Leaks Shouldn't Be Allowed A Gov't Job

    Tim Cushing
    24 Oct 2014 | 12:22 pm
    A few days ago, the FTC announced that it had appointed Ashkan Soltani as its chief technology officer. Soltani is a well-known (and often outspoken) security researcher who has worked at the FTC in the past. Nothing about this appointment should be all that surprising or even remotely controversial. However, recently, Soltani had been doing a lot of journalism work, as a media consultant at the Washington Post helping Barton Gellman and other reporters really understand the technical and security aspects of the Snowden documents. His name has appeared as a byline in a number of stories about…
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  • Major Survey Maps the Current Nature of Business Angel Investing in the UK

    Guest Author
    23 Oct 2014 | 3:00 am
    Business angel investing is changing. Once it was largely a solo activity, undertaken below the radar. Now angels are increasingly joining together in manager-led angel groups to invest together. New research from the University of Glasgow’s Adam Smith Business School takes an in-depth look at angel investing in the light of these changes.read more
  • Launching Your Brand Through Video

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

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

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

    Megan Foo
    9 Oct 2014 | 1:00 am
    Some of the most phenomenal women-focused nonprofit organizations I have spotlighted authenticate a simple yet powerful message: women’s empowerment can be secured only when women are united in a common fight toward gender equality.read more
 
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  • iPad CTO Kit - including the iPad Tips and Tricks Guide for IT Executives and Managers

    8 Oct 2014 | 2:50 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 ManagersHow Mobile Management Services Fill a Critical Security NeedThe ABCs of Mobile Device ManagementTaking Windows Mobile on any DeviceRequest Free!
  • Millennials as Brand Advocates - New Research Study Results

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

    1 Oct 2014 | 10:20 am
    The Essentials of Information Security brings together the latest in information, coverage of important developments, and expert commentary to help with your Information Security related decisions.The following kit contents will help you get the most out of your Information Security research:PC Security Handbook - 2nd EditionThe Future of Backup as a Data Protection StrategyAdapting Security to the CloudThe Heartbleed Bug: How To Protect Your Business with SymantecRequest Free!
  • A Crossroads for Windows XP Users: Windows 7 or Windows 8?

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

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

    3 Oct 2014 | 1:20 pm
    The Essentials of Online Marketing, brings together the latest in information, coverage of important developments, and expert commentary to help with your Online Marketing related decisions.The following kit contents will help you get the most out of your Online Marketing research:Industry Report: 2014 Global Email SurveyThe Modern Marketer's Guide to Getting the Most Out of VideoFrom Information to Insights: Understanding Big Data OnlineMarketing Got ComplicatedRequest Free!
  • Best Android Browser: Chrome vs. Firefox vs. Opera vs. Dolphin

    11 Sep 2014 | 10:20 am
    Still using the stock Android browser? You’re missing out. Android users can choose from a plethora of browsers, bringing a richer mobile Web experience to your smartphone or tablet. We considered Android’s top third-party browsers, Firefox and Opera, along with relative underdog Dolphin, then tested and compared them to Chrome to see which one deserves to be the default choice on your smartphone. With this download you will also receive free weekly coverage on the latest technology news and developments from Laptop Magazines eNewsletter.Request Free!
  • Best Windows 8.1 Browser: Chrome vs. Firefox vs. Internet Explorer

    11 Sep 2014 | 10:20 am
    When it comes to Web browsing on your Windows 8 tablet, chances are you’ve already picked your favorite browser for the job. But you might be missing out. The best browsers can enhance your surfing experience with fast speeds, comprehensive standards support and intuitive navigation. We put the three leading browsers for Windows 8′s “Metro” mode — Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer — to the test to see which one will serve you best. With this download you will also receive free weekly coverage on the latest technology news and developments…
  • Forrester Market Overview: Hosted Collaboration Services Providers

    25 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    Sixty-five percent of IT leaders Forrester recently surveyed said they are interested in or already using software-as-a-service (SaaS) for some portion of their collaboration technology portfolio. But many IT leaders — particularly those at very large organizations — are unsure whether standardized SaaS offerings from Google and Microsoft provide the flexibility they need. These concerns shouldn't prevent CIOs from moving collaboration tools off-premises. We find a burgeoning services sector that can deliver highly customized messaging, teaming, and real-time communication services for…
  • 3G/4G Digital Signage Guide

    19 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    Combined with cloud-enabled network management and content delivery systems, 3G and 4G wireless broadband networks are propelling digital signage deployments at an accelerated pace. In countless venues, digital signage networked via wireless broadband cellular signal penetrates hard-to-reach locations and new markets, and can achieve a faster return on investment.Request Free!
 
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  • 20 Bizarre Halloween Costumes For You and Your Dog

    Chip Chick Staff
    24 Oct 2014 | 10:19 am
    Seeing someone else wear the same thing as you sucks. It’s the most noticeable possible reminder that your tastes are neither discerning nor unique. It is always a terrifying experience. Upon seeing a stranger wearing the exact same thing as you, when has your reaction not been to immediately break eye contact and change direction? Probably never. It’s an instinct. I’ll bet it’s a built-in mechanism in the brain. Anyway, it’s like ten times worse when it happens at Halloween. If you were excited about winning the costume contest, all hope of that immediately goes…
  • Wine Condoms – The Protection Your Wine Needs

    Chip Chick Staff
    24 Oct 2014 | 10:09 am
    Not quite spent after a night on the town? Save the rest of that magic for later with Wine Condoms, rubbery stoppers that will keep your wine fresh in the safest of ways. The Wine Condoms, which really do come in traditional condom packaging, are rubbery stoppers that can be rolled down over an open bottle of wine. The fit looks pretty secure, which is great, because flat, tasteless wine isn’t going to spice up anyone’s night. Wine Condoms currently only come in Tuxedo Black (gotta keep things classy when it comes to wine). You can grab a box of 10 Wine Condoms for $10. The post…
  • Use the Ladobi Earphones to Listen to Porn – That’s it!

    Chip Chick Staff
    23 Oct 2014 | 11:45 am
    Love watching porn, but consistently disappointed by subpar audio and muted voices (and moans)? Wait, really? You are? Um, alright, guess there are some earphones with your name on them, then. The Ladobi Erotic Film Earphones have reportedly been tested and retested with one goal in mind—to make human voices sound as erotic as possible. Supposedly, this means that when using these earphones, female voices will sound ‘more pleasing and less sharp,’ while male voices will ‘sound fuller and rounder.’ I honestly don’t know what any of that is supposed to mean, or…
  • You Know What Goes with a Selfie? Stacks of Gold Money

    Chip Chick Staff
    23 Oct 2014 | 9:37 am
    The best selfies are the ones you take with mad stacks in the background, preferably with one stack fanned out in your hand and another stack or five raining down around you. Other people will think you are cool and rich, and will like you. This is known.   But, everyone’s taking selfies with Benjamins and Jacksons (or Washingtons and Lincolns, you work with what you got). It’s time to put those greenbacks away, and start flaunting your wealth in real style. Gold style. PaperGold has made paper bills that sort of look like they could be United States money, and have lined…
  • Olloclip Brings a Redesigned 4-in-1 Photo Lens to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

    Chip Chick Staff
    23 Oct 2014 | 12:09 am
    Olloclip now has a thriving line of external lens attachments for smartphones, bringing cool additions like fisheye lenses and wide-angle lenses to smartphone photography. They now have a 4-in-1 lens attachment for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and while we’ll miss the secret agent night vision goggles look of their Galaxy attachment, this one might be a little more useful. The iPhone 6/6 Plus 4-in-1 photo lens includes the same four lenses as before—fisheye, wide angle, 10x macro, and 15x macro. The lens attachment clips on to the top of the iPhone, with the lenses sitting on top…
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  • How to Prevent Someone From Looking at Your Phone’s Other Pictures When You Show Them One

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Carmela Maraan
    23 Oct 2014 | 7:16 am
    This charming Blogger template that goes by the name of Vintage Camera is a simple and serenely designed theme that will go well with photography enthusiasts who also like to write. Adapted from WordPress, Vintage Camera is a minimalist theme that features 1 column, a dropdown menu, a 3-column footer, post thumbnails, and a responsive layout that allows you to display your photos and posts beautifully on any device. Its pale gray-and-white color scheme makes it easy on the eyes, with plenty of visual breathing space. Each post also features its own social sharing buttons so your readers can…
  • Digbug Video Gallery Template for Blogger

    Carmela Maraan
    22 Oct 2014 | 2:56 am
    If you’ve love sharing or featuring videos with your readers, then Digbug Video Gallery template for Blogger by Templateclue will showcase your reels perfectly. This stylish gallery-type template features a two-column layout with a right sidebar that’s great for featuring more of your links. It has a header with two menus in which your visitors can use a pre-fitted search engine and social media icons for sharing your site and links. A carousel slider lends a touch of visual interest to your homepage, because it displays several image snippets and titles of your featured videos,…
  • Olive Premium Responsive Template for Blogger

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

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    9 Oct 2014 | 2:09 am
    Bold parallax template for Blogger has a clean and modern design that will allow you to express your creativity in blogging. It works especially well for entertainment reviews, news, and blog sites, with a full-width parallax header and 4-column footer area to highlight your most important content. Other features include 1) Fully Responsive Design 2) Parallax Header Scroll Effect 3) Sticky Menu 4) Sidebar Tabs 5) 4-Column Footer 6) Integrated Threader Blogger Comment + Facebook Comment System 8) Improved Author Profile Image 9) Ads Banner-Ready 10) Meta Keywords And Description Support…
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    2 Oct 2014 | 2:56 am
    If you’ve got plenty of premium content to feature, then BMAG magazine template for Blogger will show off your material perfectly. This highly customizable template boasts of 9 drag-and-drop layouts for the homepage plus advanced theme options with unlimited colors, fonts, and widgets, so you can tweak your design exactly how you like it. Since it’s 100% responsive, it’s compatible with mobile and desktop devices. It’s also translation-ready with language support so you can expand your audience reach around the world. BMAG will let you and your visitors know how large…
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  • ‘Continuity Activation Tool’ Brings Handoff on Some Older Macs

    Radu Tyrsina
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:24 am
    When it announced the new iPads and the new Retina iMac, Apple has also unveiled the free upgrade to OS X Yosemite. One of the most interesting and useful features is Handoff which allows you to start writing an email on your iPhone and switch over to your Mac without losing your place. However,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro Review: Lenovo Pulls Off a Xiaomi

    Nimish Dubey
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:18 am
    This is turning out to be a wonderful year for all those who believe that one should not be forking out a fortune (or heck, the price of a MacBook Air) for a good smartphone. At the very beginning of the year came the Moto G in India, making it possible for a consumer to have a very good smartphone... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • It’s Time: Nokia Lumia Branded Devices to be Renamed to Microsoft Lumia

    Radu Tyrsina
    24 Oct 2014 | 6:53 am
    Not so many years ago, for millions of mobile customers, Nokia was the first brand that came to their mind when looking to buy a phone. For many others, Nokia was just synonymous to phone, but those days are long gone, alas. When Microsoft bought off Nokia’s phone business, many called it the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • PhotoMath Scans and Solves Math Equations with your Smartphone Camera

    Radu Tyrsina
    23 Oct 2014 | 3:42 am
    A while back, we shared some of the best math apps that you could use on your iPhone, iPad or Android to help you with your homework. And it looks that it’s time to add a new one to the list, which might as well be the best out there for many of you.   PhotoMath is a fresh free […] The... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • $149 Homeboy Secures your Home with Cameras That Stick to Walls

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    23 Oct 2014 | 3:25 am
    There are plenty home security systems to choose right now, but if you’re looking for something that’s really easy to install, let’s talk about Homeboy. Touted as ‘the world’s most accessible home security system’, this new product is a self-contained security system... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
 
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  • Meet us @ The Global App Summit 2014 in Dubai!

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

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

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

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

    C.R. Venkatesh
    28 Jul 2014 | 3:17 am
    DCI participated in mBillionth by showcasing its products, services and digital innovations in an exhibition organized as part of the one-day event. Held at India Habitat Centre in New Delhi on July 18, 2014, the expo provided us with significant opportunities to benchmark ourselves against leading IT service providers, boost the profile and brand influence of our firm, and interact with potential customers. mBillionth Award, an initiative of the Digital Empowerment Foundation, is a platform that explores the latent potential of the mobile & telecom sector across 8 countries in South…
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  • Ubuntu 14.10 Released With Ambitious Name, But Small Changes

    24 Oct 2014 | 12:41 am
    Slashdot reports that Ubuntu 14.10, dubbed Utopic Unicorn, has been released today. PC World says that at first glance "isn't the most exciting update," with not so much as a new default wallpaper -- but happily so: it's a stable update in a stable series, and most users will have no pressing need to update to the newest version.
  • Apple iPad Air 2 review : Apple's best tablet yet, but is that enough?

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:59 pm
    The new iPad is thinner, lighter and faster, but its biggest draw is yesterday’s features: Touch ID and a better camera, says The Guardian. Also reviews at The Verge, and Engadget.
  • Google backs Magic Leap, an augmented reality startup

    21 Oct 2014 | 7:27 pm
    News broke this morning that Google, alongside a number of venture capital firms, led a $542 million investment in a mysterious startup named Magic Leap. The company is promising to "build a rocket ship for the mind" that will completely reinvent the way we experience the world. Founder Rony Abovitz calls his technology "cinematic reality" and says it goes way beyond what virtual or augmented reality have so far been able to accomplish. More at Engadget, and NYT.
  • Apple releases iOS 8.1 with Apple Pay

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

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

    Digital Trends
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm
    If you want an all-in-one and money’s no object, the beautiful, fast-as-hell iMac with Retina Display should be at the top of your list. (8 out of 10) Pros World’s first 5K display Stunningly sharp and detailed images Super thin and stylish design Cons Games crash or are unstable at 5K resolution – for now […]
  • Brother MFC-J 4420 DW Review

    Digital Trends
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm
    Don’t let Brother’s advertising deter you. Its MFC-J4420DW multifunction business printer will do well for home users, and it’s a good buy. (8 out of 10) Pros Good value Compact Excellent connectivity options Cons ADF does not duplex Paper tray can’t handle heavy-weight sheets In terms of marketing, Brother makes only business-oriented printers. Even […]
  • Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 Smartphone

    Brian Mitchell
    24 Oct 2014 | 1:32 pm
    If you must have a 6-inch smartphone today and can’t wait for the Nexus 6 or think iPhone 6 Plus is too small, then consider the Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 released today at AT&T for $149.99 with two-year contract. The Android 4G LTE smartphone features a quad-core processor for speedy multi-tasking and responsiveness along with the added […]
  • Artison Nano Subwoofer Hits Kickstarter

    Brian Mitchell
    24 Oct 2014 | 10:45 am
    Artison is trying to defy the laws of physics in creating the smallest, high-performance subwoofer for home theater. The miniature box measures just 7.5″ x 8″ x 9″ including feet and grilles, which holds a 300-watt amp and dual 6-1/2-inch woofers. Constructed of 6061 T6 Aluminum, the Nano 1′s enclosure is claimed to be both […]
  • CyberPowerPC Fangbook III HX6 Gaming Notebook

    Brian Mitchell
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:59 am
    CyberPowerPC today announced the Fangbook III HX6, a 15-inch gaming notebook PC priced from $1100. It features a 4th Generation Intel Core i7-4700MQ processor and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M graphics, along with a variety of CPU/GPU upgrade options.  The processor sips power when idle or under general workloads. It cruises at 800MHz, and then kicks up […]
 
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  • WonderFox 2014 Halloween Giveaway Party

    Deepesh Agarwal
    23 Oct 2014 | 5:25 am
    While Indians are celebrating Deepawali our readers in other part of the globe are waiting for Halloween. What’s your plan for this Halloween? This October, to welcome the big festival of Halloween, WonderFox started to seed the special Halloween gift for Megaleecher users, valid through November 6. Three products are provided for giveaway in the event period. WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro (October 20th to 27th) This HD conversion software helps users convert video from Standard-Definition (SD) to High-Definition (HD) like HD MP4, HD MKV, HD AVI, HD MTS, HD TRP even Ultra HD 4K…
  • Happy Deepwali And New Year...

    Deepesh Agarwal
    23 Oct 2014 | 5:14 am
    Best wishes to all on Indian festival of Deepawali and Hindu Calender New Year.
  • [Video] Apple iOS 8.1 Review

    Deepesh Agarwal
    21 Oct 2014 | 4:28 am
  • Apple Introduces New 27'' iMac With 5K Retina Display And iPad Air 2

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

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

    Rex Hammock
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:40 am
    Dear New Yorkers, Please show the country how to embrace and use the facts while rejecting panic porn, how to be the front line of rational response rather than a crack house for fear junkies. You braved thru 9/11, the 2008 meltdown and great recession, Sandy. You’re New Yorkers. Show how it’s done. Please. Your friend, Rex Related posts: The Perfect Panic Pusher Storm My 2008 magazine industry “predictions” revisited File this lesson away for the next recession
  • A Winning Football Interactive Map

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • How to Schedule your Gmail Messages with a Google Sheet

    Amit Agarwal
    24 Oct 2014 | 10:33 am
    Have you ever wanted to write an email now but send it a later date and time? Maybe you are sending birthday greetings and would like the email message to be delivered on the exact day. Or you have written the reply to an email but would like to schedule delivery in the recipient’s time zone when the message is more likely to get read. Microsoft Outlook has a built-in scheduler to help you delay the delivery of email messages. After you are finished writing an email message and hit the Send button, the message isn’t delivered immediately — it stays in your outbox and is sent…
  • Make Screencast Movies of your iPhone or iPad with QuickTime

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

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

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

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

  • Wi-Fi Passpoint standard now knits together SF, San Jose, London

    24 Oct 2014 | 5:35 pm
    A partnership that lets Wi-Fi users get on free public networks in San Francisco and San Jose, California, with a one-time joining process now also covers a hotspot along the River Thames in London.The cities at either end of Silicon Valley used the Wi-Fi Alliance’s Passpoint specification to set up Wi-Fi roaming between their city-owned networks earlier this year. The technology lets residents and visitors set up a secure connection with either network and then automatically get on the other city’s system whenever they enter its coverage area.It’s an arrangement that makes a lot of…
  • Google makes a strategic move, crowns Sundar Pichai as head of product at Google

    24 Oct 2014 | 4:03 pm
    We have a saying around the Greenbot newsroom that the most exciting tech-centric news usually hits on Friday afternoons. Google just dropped a Friday afternoon news bomb.Recode reports that Google CEO Larry Page has transferred leadership of all core Google products over to Sundar Pichai, who was formerly head of Android and Chrome OS. He will serve as Senior Vice President of all Google products and will manage a number of divisions, including business and operations, access and energy, Nest, Calico, Google X, corporate development, legal, finance, and business, which includes ad sales.
  • Nest acquires Revolv and immediately stops sales of one of the top smart-home hubs

    24 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm
    So you bought a Revolv smart hub to manage your smart home. You obviously recognized a well-designed product. The only problem now is that Nest Labs saw the same potential. The folks who designed the world’s most famous thermostat, since gobbled up by Google, have swallowed Revolv—and immediately stopped sales.I was a bit gobsmacked when I saw the Revolv smart-home hub at CES last January. With this one device and a smartphone app, you could control just about any smart system in your home. The odd-looking device could control your home lighting, your door locks, and your programmable…
  • Big Data Digest: Rise of the think-bots

    24 Oct 2014 | 2:15 pm
    It turns out that a vital missing ingredient in the long-sought after goal of getting machines to think like humans—artificial intelligence—has been lots and lots of data.Last week, at the O’Reilly Strata + Hadoop World Conference in New York, Salesforce.com’s head of artificial intelligence, Beau Cronin, asserted that AI has gotten a shot in the arm from the big data movement. “Deep learning on its own, done in academia, doesn’t have the [same] impact as when it is brought into Google, scaled and built into a new product,” Cronin said.To read this article in full or to leave a…
  • Apple mum as Mac owners tussle with Yosemite over Wi-Fi problems

    24 Oct 2014 | 1:54 pm
    The cries for help from frazzled Mac owners whose Wi-Fi connections went haywire after upgrading to OS X Yosemite are being met by Apple with stone-faced silence. Affected users have been filing a steady stream of complaints about the problem in discussion forums, blogs, and social media sites since Apple released the latest version of the operating system a week ago. Attempts by users to isolate the cause of the issue have been fruitless so far. The problem affects a variety of Macs with dissimilar configurations and linked to many different routers. What’s clear is that the problem hit…
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    Data Connections

  • Solving Marketers’ Top Data Challenges

    Adam Breakey
    22 Oct 2014 | 5:40 am
    Marketers are often relied upon to provide critical data to the business. But consolidating data from various sources, and then segmenting, targeting, and reporting on that data is challenging, if not impossible. Identifying these challenges and determining an effective strategy to tackle them is key to ensuring marketing’s value and contribution to the bottom line. So where should a frustrated marketers even start? We’ll be talking about that, and more, during a webinar with SiriusDecisions, taking place this Thursday, October 23 at 11:30am ET. Join us to learn about: The top challenges…
  • Looking Back at #PRGS14

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

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

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

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

  • How to Gain More Followers on Twitter

    ITVibes Support
    23 Oct 2014 | 8:32 pm
    Twitter has become a powerful tool for online marketing. But many in the business world today don’t know how to use this social media platform. They post tweets once or twice a week and see little results. It’s really not a secret how to increase your Twitter following. It’s actually common sense, but we’re all very busy nowadays and don’t always take the time to develop an effective strategy. Engagement is the key to being successful on Twitter, just like it is on other social media sites. It’s about starting conversations, connecting with others, and developing relationships.
  • What’s Up With Press Releases?

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

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

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

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

  • Ebola-killing Robots Ready to Nail down the Virus

    Nick Fitzpatrick
    23 Oct 2014 | 8:14 pm
      Ebola-killing Robots Ready to Nail down the Virus If you think that R2-D2 is just in the Star Wars movies and shows, well, think again. Meet Gigi, a branded cousin of R2-D2, but unlike her cousin who’s a very soft hearted robot, Gigi is an exterminator robot for hire. The Ebola-killing robot’s goal is to snipe out the threatening Ebola virus and other viruses, whatever it takes. How the Ebola-killing Robot Works  The Ebola-killing robot, and other disinfection robots, use ultraviolet rays to kill the germs from all surfaces including the high-touch areas and hard to clean areas.
  • Latest Apps Announced for Android

    Nick Fitzpatrick
    21 Oct 2014 | 8:09 pm
    New apps for Android device continue to appear regularly, as Android devices have become more frequently used in today’s world. If you are one of the persons who enjoy using the Android device in daily life, you are most likely interested to know what are the best apps announced for Android. So, Today we have decided to share some the latest android apps which are about to be launched very soon. Latest Apps Announced For Android: Here are some of the latest apps announced for Android, which you should not miss. You can try them as soon as they will be released and you will definitely enjoy…
  • Top 10 Best Social Media Sites

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

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

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

  • Career Changes Are Easier Than People Think

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

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

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

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

    HBB | Editorial Staff
    13 Oct 2014 | 10:12 am
    Almost 90% of Android users consider Google Play Store as the only market place to download free and paid applications for their devices. Since, the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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  • Nvidia’s GTX 980 and GTX 970 Launch, One Month Later

    Anshel Sag
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:39 pm
    Since the September launch of Maxwell for high-end, we’ve seen Nvidia launch the GeForce GTX 980 as well as the GTX 970 and their accompanying mobile bretheren, the GeForce GTX 980M and GTX 970M. Now that Nvidia’s high-end GPU has had roughly a month of sales, we want to take a look at how well they’re doing and exactly why they are doing so well or so poorly. The GTX 980 is going for anywhere between $549 and $599 and the GTX 970 is selling for anywhere between $329 and $409. We first decided to talk to some retailers, specifically some etailers across the globe. From our…
  • LG Releases Their Own NUCLUN SoC with Cat6 LTE

    Anshel Sag
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:15 pm
    There were rumors that LG was planning on building their own SoC, and it looks like those rumors have checked out today with the announcement of their NUCLUN Qcta-Core SoC. This SoC appears to be in a big.LITTLE ARM configuration with four A15 cores paired up with four A7 cores. This is an older implementation of an octa-core CPU design, something similar to what we would see from MediaTek or Nvidia in their last generation of SoCs. For that alone, the timing of this chip seems a bit odd. MediaTek, Nvidia and Qualcomm are all running on 64-bit ARMv8 custom chips (Nvidia) or ARM A57 cores…
  • Destiny Has A New Engram Farming Spot That’s Faster Than Ever

    Derek Strickland
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:50 am
    A team of Guardians has found a new incredibly fast and easy way to amass rare engrams in Destiny. There’s a very special staircase on Earth’s Cosmodrome that can produce rare and legendary drops even faster than the original Loot Cave. The trick of it lies in a special doorway that belches out waves of enemies in amazingly fast respawn rates. These enemies spill out engrams after being unceremoniously wiped out, and they always come back for more. The new “loot cave” is one of the first areas you can find in the game, and is right next to the crashed starship. The new…
  • Destiny: Xur Location and Full Exotic Inventory Unveiled

    Derek Strickland
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:59 am
    Get your Strange Coins ready: Xur, Agent of the Nine has been spotted in the Tower with a whole new wave of Exotic goods for eager Guardians. For Week 7 in Destiny (starting October 24) Xur can be found in the Tower’s lower level in the Hall of Guardians, near the Titan, Warlock and Hunter vanguards. Below we have a breakdown of the items he’s selling and their respective costs. “Nostalgia as a weapon of war. Style as a hallmark of victory.” Suros Regime (Auto Rifle) – 23 Strange Coins Class: All Upgrade Mats: Relic Iron (Mars) Min Level: 20 Type: Auto Rifle…
  • Bright Side Debate: What’s The Future of AMD?

    BSN Staff
    24 Oct 2014 | 12:59 am
    This Fall has been an eventual one for AMD (NYSE: AMD). In a surprise announcement, the company announced that Lisa Su, its former General Manager, would assume the position of CEO with Rory Read stepping down from the position. While Su had long been the public face of the company, appearing at events such as the Consumer Electronics Show and Computex, it came as a surprise that Read was replaced so quickly. Read was always seen as something as an interim executive, but by all accounts the restructuring plan that he started appears to be working — albeit slowly — making the…
 
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    HellBound Bloggers (HBB)

  • Career Changes Are Easier Than People Think

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

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

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

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

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

  • Apple Pay First Impressions

    Terry White
    21 Oct 2014 | 9:11 pm
    Sadly it seems pretty common place these days to hear of big companies being hacked and having thousands, if not millions of credit card numbers stolen and resold. When Apple announced Apple Pay, I was very interested to say the least. The idea of a payment system that breaks away from all the traditional pitfalls of credit/debit card payments is something that we can all appreciate. The concept behind Apple Pay is simple. If you have an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus then you have the necessary hardware (NFC – near field communications) to allow for wireless transmission of data from your…
  • 20 Million Views and 20 Million Thank Yous

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Startup of the Week: Taking on the big dogs with Tapdaq

    24 Oct 2014 | 1:04 pm
    This week, 23-year old enterpreneur Ted Nash tells the story of his startup Tapdaq, a community driven mobile ad exchange for app developers.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/10/24/startup-week-taking-big-dogs-tapdaq/
  • Facebook and Yahoo plug password recovery vulnerability to stall cyber thieves

    24 Oct 2014 | 12:45 pm
    The two firms have worked together to implement a new messaging standard that allows Facebook to identify dead email addresses linked to users trying to recover passwords.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/10/24/facebook-and-yahoo-plug-password-recovery-vulnerability-to-stall-cyber-thieves/
  • European cloud report shows businesses still well adrift on data protection standards

    Darren Allan
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:29 am
    Skyhigh has produced a new European Cloud Adoption and Risk Report which highlights fresh security and data protection concerns when it comes to cloud services.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/10/24/european-cloud-report-shows-businesses-still-well-adrift-on-data-protection-standards/
  • Vodafone offers Netflix sweetener on iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 price plans

    24 Oct 2014 | 9:30 am
    The two new tablets are being offered on a range of tariffs starting at £23-per-month and certain price plans include a free subscription to Netflix for six months.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/10/24/vodafone-offers-netflix-sweetener-on-ipad-air-2-and-ipad-mini-3-price-plans/
  • Privacy? ‘What’s that?’ says Mozilla Foundation exec

    24 Oct 2014 | 9:11 am
    MozFest, Mozilla's 1,600-strong hackathon kicks off Friday 24 October and in the build-up, Mark Surman, executive director of the Mozilla Foundatio shared his take on privacy and self-expression.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/10/24/privacy-whats-says-mozilla-foundation-exec/
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    The Evangelist Marketing Institute -- Alex L. Goldfayn -- Techniques For Revenue Growth

  • Accountability

    Alex Goldfayn
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:33 pm
    My average client grows by 15% to 20% in their first year with me. On the low end, some clients grow by “just” 5% or 10% because you can stumble accidentally into that kind of growth after experiencing the mindset change we work on, and applying just a few of the techniques I teach. On the high end, I have clients who grow by 30% and even more in their first year. (And that’s annual, from now until the end of time, as long as you choose to implement the marketing we create for you.) I’ve analyzed what separates the top growers from the ones who grow the least.
  • Two Parallel Tracks

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

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

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

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

  • Mariska Hargitay Does ‘Chicago Fire’ and ‘Chicago PD’

    Kimberly Ripley
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:29 pm
    Mariska Hargitay was in Chicago this past week filming crossover episodes for Law & Order: SVU, Chicago Fire, and Chicago PD. The crossover shows will be televised on November 11th and 12th. Michael Brandt is co-creator of both Chicago Fire and Chicago PD. He had the following to say about the crossover episodes. “It’ll be our seventh episode on all three shows,” said he sats. “Something happens on Chicago Fire. The Chicago PD unit is brought in to investigate. That happens on Tuesday night on Fire. On Wednesday on SVU, (Sergeant Hank) Voight and intelligence go to New York and…
  • Keira Knightley Reveals Her Surprising Prom Date

    Ann Casano
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:48 pm
    You know how beautiful A-List Hollywood actresses are always going on talk shows and saying that they were ugly ducklings as teenagers, or that boys never asked them out in high school. Surprisingly, that seems to be the case for Keira Knightley, who recently confessed that she went to her prom with a girl because a boy never asked. Knightley was out promoting her new film Laggies with co-star Sam Rockwell. The British actress revealed her prom woes during a game of 20 questions, “Neither of us got invited by anybody else. No guys came anywhere near us. But she had black tie because it…
  • Bette Midler Crushes Cover Of TLC’s Waterfalls

    Ann Casano
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm
    It sounds like Bette Midler has done Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas, and the late Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes proud. Divine Miss M took on TLC’s signature 1995 tune Waterfalls and turned out a smooth, crooner-like, emotional cover. The 68-year-old’s rendition debuted yesterday on The Advocate. Waterfalls is on Midler’s new album called It’s The Girls!, which is a collection of cover songs that were originally performed by girl groups. “I have loved the sound of females harmonizing since I was a kid; I always sang…
  • Google Trusted Stores Program Gets HTTPS Support [Report]

    Chris Crum
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:17 pm
    As reported earlier this week, it was discovered that the Google Trusted Stores program was not supporting sites using HTTPS. This is rather strange considering how much Google has been pushing for sites to use it. Barry Schwartz at Search Engine Roundtable happened upon a post in theAdWords Help community from a merchant who wrote: In May, I was told that we did not qualify to become a trusted store at this time because our entire site is served via HTTPS, that you are aware of this limitation and that it is being addressed. Despite arguing that there is no reason to shuttle e-commerce…
  • Google’s Nest Acquires Revolv, Stops Selling

    Chris Crum
    24 Oct 2014 | 1:30 pm
    Nest, which Google acquired earlier this year, has acquired Revolv, another smart-home device maker. According to Liz Gannes at Re/code, the deal just closed, and but the terms are undisclosed. Revolv says in a message on its homepage, “We have been inspired by Nest since our foundation, and are thrilled to be part of the Nest family. Together, we’re going to create some amazing products and continue to unify the connected home as part of the Works with Nest program.” Revolv will not be available for new customers going forward, but existing customers will be able to receive…
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    BLOGTECHNIKA

  • Nexus 9 Tablet in 16 GB Wifi Variant Listed on Google Play Store in India for Rs 28,990

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Improve Your Search Engine Optimization Without Spending a Dime

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

    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,…
 
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  • #BeOurPal – September Photo Contest Winner!

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

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

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

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

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

    Daris Abraham
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:40 pm
    Twitter wants to relieve you from entering password every time you need to login to your account. At San Francisco’s Flight at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Wednesday, Twitter unveiled “Fabric”, a new platform for mobile developers which is a collection of new kits. Fabric will let you sign up with your phone number using Digits that enables you to skip the process of inputting password. It is not a consumer product, but a developer’s toolkit that allows them to build apps on Twitter platform. Users’ phone numbers will be the credentials to login to Twitter. Every time you…
  • Transformers have arrived in Japan

    Daris Abraham
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:18 pm
    Many of us dreamt of having a transformer while growing up as a child. Even a decade ago, it would have sounded too futuristic, but transformers have arrived in Japan. Dubbed as “J-deite Quarter”, the transformer robot is created through a joint venture of Asratec, Tomy and Brave Robotics. J-deite Quarter can change itself from a robot into a car. The current model, a prototype version, was unveiled in Tokyo on October 23. The prototype showcased at the event is 4.3 feet tall and weighs 77 pounds. It can walk as fast as 0.62 miles per hour and in its car mode, it can run at a speed of 6.2…
  • LG G Watch R has been officially announced

    Adeel Inam
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:05 pm
    With the aim to snare a substantial piece of the smartwatch market share after releasing a powerful Android smartphone named the G3, LG has officially released the LG G Watch R. LG’s smartwatch will now be competing with the Motorola Moto 360 and the Samsung Galaxy Gear. Google Play is going to be the first of many places where the smartwatch is going to be found and according to the company, official shipments of the device will be beginning in November. Shortly after beginning the shipment of the G Watch R, LG will make it available is retail locations across Europe, specifically in…
  • Ebola vs robots

    Daris Abraham
    24 Oct 2014 | 1:34 pm
    The recent outbreak of the epidemic Ebola has caught us off guard and the situation in West Africa is horrifying. People in the affected areas urgently need help; however, medical personnel are to be protected from the virus as well. The White House is seriously considering deploying robots to aid health workers and help victims in Africa. Scientists are looking to conduct a series of meetings and workshops to examine the viability of making robots part of the battle against the deadly disease. In other words, these experts are trying to find out the potential result of a fight between Ebola…
  • Leeo just can’t be ignored

    Daris Abraham
    23 Oct 2014 | 3:47 am
    Most of the households have smoke detectors installed in their residences and people take necessary steps as soon as these devices go off. However, there are occasions when nobody is at home and the alarm goes off; disaster will take place in your absence and when you come back, it will be too late to do anything about it. Would you pay just $99 for a device that detects smoke or carbon monoxide in your home and instantly alerts you via your smartphone? The good news is, there is such a device dubbed as “Leeo” and it works as a night light as well. Smart alert nightlight Leeo just can’t…
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  • NuRelm Welcomes John Niespodzianski

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

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

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

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

    sam
    19 Sep 2014 | 5:23 am
    Getting an environment up and running with Ruby on Rails can be pretty easy on a Mac or Linux machine.  It can be a little less easy on Windows.   But, either way, using Vagrants for development environment really cleans up your development universe in a few ways: It lets you have a dedicated Vagrant, and therefore a dedicated development environment, for every project It gives you the ability to let every developer on your team have precisely the same development environment Regardless of how easy it is to setup Rails, getting up and running with a Vagrant is as easy as typing…
 
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  • SEGA to pull ‘Jet Set Radio’ from Google Play Store

    Nicole Batac
    23 Oct 2014 | 5:25 pm
    SEGA looks like they want to work out the kinks of its Jet Set Radio game as they plan to pull the game out of the Google Play Store soon. There have been issues with the game on iOS 8 and while there are no similar reports for Android, SEGA wants to make sure all users get the game experience they intended for it. They didn’t set a specific date yet when the game is going to come back for both platforms though. If you still want to check it out before it gets pulled from Android (temporarily), now is probably the best time to download it. Source: DroidGamers | Download: Google Play…
  • Google adds video game panel in search

    Nicole Batac
    23 Oct 2014 | 5:19 pm
    You were only able to find out about music, TV shows, movies and like when using Google Search. Now, Google has updated its Knowledge Graph to show video game information as well. It includes things such as what series the game belongs to, initial released date, developers, publishers, designers, supported platforms, as well as review scores. Knowledge Graph is used by Google to map out real world objects, landmarks, and famous people. So, now if you want to find out more information about the games you are playing or want to play, Google is making it easier for you to find these things out.
  • Acer introduces new R Series and V Nitro laptops

    Nicole Batac
    23 Oct 2014 | 5:04 pm
    Looking to upgrade your work or gaming machines? Acer has launched new R Series convertible laptops and V Nitro gaming line. The Aspire R 13 and Aspire R 14 combines touch display with keyboard as well as unique hinges intended to provide more flexibility from the machines. The R 13 comes equipped with the Ezel Aero hinge with a U-frame structure. It allows for the laptop to be folded into six different modes: notebook, pad, display, ezel, tent, and stand. Configurations include options for Full HD display, Gorilla Glass 3, solid state drives, and Acer Active Pen. It will be available…
  • Pixelmator image editing app now available for iPad at $4.99

    Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
    23 Oct 2014 | 6:51 am
    Offering desktop-level image editing and layouting features, the mobile edition of Pixelmator (famously demoed a week ago at the iPad Air 2 launch event) is finally available for purchase from the App Store. Pixelmator's desktop edition has been one of the leading image editors offering easy to use, yet powerful tools without a lot of complication or features most users don't really use or need. Check out the iPad version here.
  • Nokia's Lumia 830 now available across Canada

    Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
    23 Oct 2014 | 6:19 am
    The latest Windows Phone device from Microsoft is now available in Canada from Rogers, Fido, TELUS and Bell. The Lumia 830 is being touted as the "Affordable Flagship" since it brings the premium build and materials of earlier devices like the Nokia Icon and the Lumia 930 (not available in Canada) to a device with midrange processor and camera specifications. Running on the latest 'Denim' build of Windows Phone 8.1, which features various enhancements including faster camera software. The Lumia 830 is the first device to officially ship with all the new features including an 'alpha'…
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  • Redmi 1S v45 Update Released – Fixes Heating issue, Optimizes RAM usage, and Improves Battery life

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

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

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

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

    Mayur
    9 Oct 2014 | 7:16 am
    A month ago, WordPress Version 4.0 “Benny” was released for the public with several enhancements and bug fixes. Though the new WP release went smooth but the new update caused few problems for WordPress users running the older version of Thesis theme. The issue is happening with Thesis 1.8.5 and older versions of Thesis earlier than v1.8.5, that aren’t compatible with WordPress 4.0. As a result of this, Thesis 1.x users might notice 500 Server Error and “Comments not appearing in posts” after upgrading to WordPress 4.0. A similar issue occurred on our site, where readers were able…
 
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  • Top 5 benefits of using Internet as business marketing

    Kevin Johnson
    16 Oct 2014 | 8:11 am
    Top 5 benefits of using Internet as business marketing Find a good Business Broker video In You area. In the past, the use of internet when improving business can been one of the goals of businesspersons across the world. This is so because the number of benefits that comes with proper use of the internet. The following are the benefits that your business will enjoy after using Internet as business marketing the products and services they offer: Lower the cost of marketing Marketing is one of the costs that many businesses often have a hard time coping up with when operating in the market.
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  • Chatrooms Aren’t Dead. Meet Rooms.me, From Facebook

    Matthew Hughes
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:00 am
    Facebook has released a new app that allows for semi-anonymous chatrooms. Called Rooms, it’s currently available for iOS, with an Android and iPad native port not far away. The decision to release an anonymous chat app is an unusual one for Facebook. Previously, they’ve deactivated the accounts of anyone with a name that’s even moderately unusual, and their strict stance on the use of real names has resulted in the creation of Ello, an ad-free social network which permits pseudonymous usage. If you thought the chatroom died in the late 90s, this app proves you wrong. It…
  • Great Future Retirement Jobs For Programmers

    Ryan Dube
    24 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am
    In the field of technology, you’re either learning new skills, or you’re falling behind the times. But, what happens to older programmers and technology leaders who are looking for interesting part time work after retirement? The truth is that an avid programmer typically became a programmer because they love the craft. It isn’t really something you retire from. Others may volunteer at the local hospital or spend time with their buddies each morning at McDonald’s, but a programmer has many other doors open to them in retirement. The following are a few examples of…
  • 10 Creepy Halloween Wallpaper Images For Your Desktop & Start Screen

    Tina Sieber
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:30 am
    Booo! It’s that time of year again. Either be scared or stuff the neighbor’s kids with candy. Get into the mood now by placing a creepy wallpaper on your desktop. It’s easy, we show you how at the bottom of this article, and we’ve got a horrible selection right here for you to pick from. Discover Wallpapers Ready to be spooked? Instead of merely throwing randomly selected wallpaper images at you, I’ll also show you where to find more of them yourself. GoodFon On GoodFon you can search wallpapers by keyword in a specific category, sort by relevance, downloads,…
  • Texting Can Kill You, And Other Hard Truths: 5 Thought-Provoking Videos

    Jessica Coccimiglio
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am
    There are important questions we should all be asking ourselves about the influence social media has on our lives. That’s why I’ve pulled together a few short, entertaining videos to get us thinking and talking. Facebook Is An Anti-Social Network. YouTube creator Prince Ea has a talent for rhyme, but what I really want to talk about here is the substance of his poetry: Does technology drive us further apart? Is Facebook an ‘anti-social network’? Do you use it because you like to, or because you feel you have to? Have you ever tried to quit Facebook, and how did…
  • Record Your iPhone or iPad Screen Over Lightning With Your Mac

    Matt Smith
    24 Oct 2014 | 8:30 am
    Recording an iPhone or iPad’s screen has long been an incredibly difficult task. YouTube’s gigabytes of blurry, glare-filled and out-of-focus video attest to this fact – slamming a camera in front of an iPad and recording was never ideal, but it’s always been the easiest option. Now Apple has made recording easier with a “hidden” feature to OS X Yosemite that lets users stream their iPhone or iPad display to a Mac. The company hasn’t spent much time talking about this addition, but don’t worry; it’s rather easy to use. You can start…
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  • 30 Inspiring Examples of Knolling Photography

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    23 Oct 2014 | 10:27 pm
    In 1987, a janitor named Andrew Kromelow was working in a fabrication shop that produced furniture for Knoll. Inspired by the angular design of the furniture, Andrew started arranging displaced shop tools at right angles. Eventually, he began to describe this routine as “knolling”. What Andrew was unaware of was that he had started a global art craze that would be popularised by his fellow employee, American sculptor Tom Sachs, who held as his mantra: “Always be knolling.” These days, knolling is becoming increasingly popular across various art forms. Many people may be unfamiliar…
  • Time Allocation: Why having a set schedule will make you more productive, happy, and live a longer life.

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    22 Oct 2014 | 10:22 pm
    In today’s day and age, we want to do it all. We pack our schedules so tight that we often don’t have a moment to ourselves from the time we wake up until we fall back into bed each night. In order to get the most from our day without feeling like details are slipping through the cracks, it’s crucial to allocate time for each activity appropriately. With resources like smartphones and calendar planning apps, it’s never been easier to set a schedule and feel more in control of your time. You know what to expect. When you plan ahead, you give yourself a general idea of what to expect…
  • Make Your Dreams Come True: 10 Outstanding Home Automation Tech Gadgets

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    21 Oct 2014 | 10:12 pm
    With the crazy pace of life these days, we as consumers love nothing more than a product that will make our lives easier. Home automation is the epitome of this category of merchandise and it’s becoming more popular every year. But in this modern world, no matter how amazing the invention, if we can’t control it from our smartphone then it may not be worth getting. Fortunately, the ingenious designers of the following ten products all had smartphone technology in mind. 1. Nest Learning Thermometer Described as “a thermostat for the Smartphone Generation” the Nest Learning Thermometer…
  • 10 Cool Things to do with Your Instagram Photos

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:44 pm
    1. Decorate the refrigerator with a few Instagram magnets. Whether you want to add a little life to the break room or surround yourself with your favorite Instagram shots in your own kitchen, magnets are a great way to put those photos to use. Sticky9 can turn your Instagram profile images into 2mm magnets with 9 magnets per pack for only $14.99 (shipping is free!). 2. Make a calendar. Why spend your money on a boring, generic creation when you can use your very own photos to inspire you daily with a calendar. You can create a virtual calendar or a paper calendar to hang in your kitchen,…
  • 40 Majestic Examples of Abstract Architecture Photography

    Igor Ovsyannykov
    19 Oct 2014 | 10:27 pm
    Abstract architecture photography is different from regular architecture photography. It offers a new perspective. It allows the viewer’s imagination run wild. You no longer see the full picture. Instead, you see a small piece of a much bigger puzzle. I guess you can sort of call this a tease. The artist takes a photo and lets you decide for yourself what you see and feel. This is the exact reason why I love abstract architecture photography. You have no surrounding context to help you formulate an educated thought about the photo at hand. Instead you see what looks like an abstract…
 
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  • New Microscope Captures Life in 3D

    Science News Desk
    24 Oct 2014 | 8:54 am
    Over the last decade, powerful new microscopes have dramatically sharpened biologists' focus on the molecules that animate and propel life. Now, a new imaging platform developed by Eric Betzig and colleagues at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Janelia Research Campus offers another leap forward for light microscopy. The new technology collects high-resolution images rapidly and minimizes damage to cells, meaning it can image the three-dimensional activity of molecules, cells, and embryos in fine detail over longer periods than was previously possible.read more
  • Smartphone app to image the back of the eye

    Science News Desk
    23 Oct 2014 | 10:30 am
    Researchers at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have successfully used a smartphone app to image the back of the eye, or fundus, in patients who can be particularly challenging to examine: newborn babies and children.   The iExaminer adapter, developed and marketed by WelchAllyn, allows the UB researchers to combine the PanOptic ophthalmoscope, a portable lighted instrument used to look inside the eye, with iPhone technology to instantly take photos and videos of the fundus.read more
  • NIST's Cloud Computing Roadmap Details Research Requirements and Action Plans

    Science News Desk
    22 Oct 2014 | 10:42 am
    The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published the final version of the US Government Cloud Computing Technology Roadmap, Volumes I and II. The roadmap focuses on strategic and tactical objectives to support the federal government’s accelerated adoption of cloud computing. This final document reflects the input from more than 200 comments on the initial draft received from around the world.read more
  • Biometrics and the Emerging Use of BioCryptography

    Ravi Das
    22 Oct 2014 | 4:01 am
    There are many security technologies which are available today to keep our computers and information flow safe, but there is one that is beginning to gain more attention.  This is ‘biometrics’ technology. Biometrics is merely the science of verifying an individual’s claimed identity.  The verification process is based upon the premise of extracting the individual’s unique physiological, and/or behavioral aspects.read more
  • Facetless crystals that mimic starfish shells could advance 3D-printing pills

    Science News Desk
    20 Oct 2014 | 11:16 am
    In a design that mimics a hard-to-duplicate texture of starfish shells, University of Michigan engineers have made rounded crystals that have no facets. "We call them nanolobes. They look like little hot air balloons that are rising from the surface," said Olga Shalev, a doctoral student in materials science and engineering who worked on the project.read more
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  • How Can Manufacturers Get the Right Customers?

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

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

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

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

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

    23 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    With natural-language processing aided by crowdsourced data, Wit.ai aims to make smartphones, wearables, and drones heed your call.It’s not unusual to find yourself talking to an uncoöperative appliance or gadget. Soon, though, it could soon be more common for those devices to actually pay attention.
  • The Quest to Put More Reality in Virtual Reality

    21 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The inventor of Second Life has spent 15 years chasing the dream of living in virtual space. Can his new company finally give virtual worlds mass-market appeal?Philip Rosedale is telling me about his new company, but I can’t stop myself from looking down at my hands. With palms up, I watch with fascination as I slowly wiggle my fingers and form the “OK” sign. I curl my hands into fists as I reach my arms out in front. They look pinker than normal but work as usual. When I look back up at Rosedale, he’s wearing a smile, and his eyebrows rise slightly. “Isn’t it cool?” he says. In…
  • China’s GMO Stockpile

    20 Oct 2014 | 9:10 pm
    With its world-leading research investments and vast size, China will dominate the future of genetically modified food—despite the resistance of its population.It is a hot, smoggy July weekend in Beijing, and the gates to the Forbidden City are thronged with tens of thousands of sweat-drenched tourists. Few make the trek to the city’s east side and its more tranquil China Agricultural Museum, where several formal buildings are set amid sparkling ponds ringed by lotus plants in full pink bloom. The site, which is attached to the Ministry of Agriculture, promises that it will “acquaint…
  • Technology and Inequality

    20 Oct 2014 | 9:10 pm
    The disparity between the rich and everyone else is larger than ever in the United States and increasing in much of Europe. Why?The signs of the gap—really, a chasm—between the poor and the super-rich are hard to miss in Silicon Valley. On a bustling morning in downtown Palo Alto, the center of today’s technology boom, apparently homeless people and their meager belongings occupy almost every available public bench. Twenty minutes away in San Jose, the largest city in the Valley, a camp of homeless people known as the Jungle—reputed to be the largest in the country—has taken root…
  • Isaac Asimov Asks, “How Do People Get New Ideas?”

    20 Oct 2014 | 9:15 am
    Note from Arthur Obermayer, friend of the author:
 
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  • Dow Chemical Transforms its Myriad of Data into Real-time, Actionable Manufacturing

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

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

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

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

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

    Joanne Carter
    23 Oct 2014 | 8:09 am
    You may recall this app as it was announced at the Apple keynote last week with the introduction to the iPad Air 2. It’s groundbreaking image editor that gives everything […] The post Introducing Pixelmator for iPad – TheAppWhisperer appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
  • ‘Impossible’ Interview with Chelsie Olivieri

    Joanne Carter
    23 Oct 2014 | 4:36 am
    Today, we are delighted to publish our seventeenth ‘Impossible’ article (to view the others, go here), this time we are featuring Chelsie Olivieri’s inspiring images! Chelsie Olivieri is 23 years […] The post ‘Impossible’ Interview with Chelsie Olivieri appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
  • StreetVIEW – Cheyenne – The Magic City of the Plains by Laura Peischl

    Laura Peischl
    23 Oct 2014 | 3:00 am
    We are delighted to publish this wonderful article by our Columnist Laura Peischl who’s travelling the US right now.  As well as writing the text, Laura sent us some beautiful mobile […] The post StreetVIEW – Cheyenne – The Magic City of the Plains by Laura Peischl appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
  • Another iOS Photography App Giveaway – TinType by Hipstamatic – New – TheAppWhisperer

    Joanne Carter
    23 Oct 2014 | 1:20 am
    Yesterday we announced availability of this new app, TinType by Hipstamatic in the Apple App Store and today we are very pleased to offer codes to download it (if you […] The post Another iOS Photography App Giveaway – TinType by Hipstamatic – New – TheAppWhisperer appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
  • Brand New Redesigned Olloclip 4-in-1 Photo Lens For iPhone 6/+ Available To Pre-Order

    Joanne Carter
    22 Oct 2014 | 1:54 pm
    Olloclip have redesigned the 4-in-1 lens system for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus with four advanced optical lenses. This new design will function on both front and rear-facing […] The post Brand New Redesigned Olloclip 4-in-1 Photo Lens For iPhone 6/+ Available To Pre-Order appeared first on TheAppWhisperer.
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  • Importance of Accurate Coding in Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis and Management

    Rajeev Rajagopal
    23 Oct 2014 | 11:53 pm
    Accurate documentation of any health condition is important from the point of view of patient care as well as timely and correct reimbursement. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) coding is thus an important process in the provider’s office, just as medical coding for various other specialties. Physicians have to utilize the correct diagnostic and procedural codes for arthritis and its treatment. The following diagnostic codes are used to report RA – ICD-9-CM – 714.0 – Rheumatoid arthritis ICD-10-CM – M06.9 Rheumatoid arthritis, unspecified Arthritis is one of the most…
  • Medical Billing for HPV Vaccine Administration

    Meghann Kiernan
    21 Oct 2014 | 11:32 pm
    VFC (Vaccines for Children) program is federally funded and provides vaccines free of cost to children who are enrolled in Medicaid, underinsured, uninsured, or an Alaska or American Indian Native through age 18. Facilitating access to vaccines and vaccine activities is among Medicaid’s top priorities. All ACIP (Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice) recommended vaccines are provided to children under the age of 21 who are eligible for the Early Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) benefit. Under the VFC program, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
  • ICD-10 – Myths and Facts

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Admin
    15 Dec 2012 | 5:04 pm
    Here are some of the most fascinating science news stories of the week:CU-Boulder team develops swarm of pingpong ball-sized robotsUniversity of Colorado Boulder Assistant Professor Nikolaus Correll likes to think in multiples. If one robot can accomplish a singular task, think how much more could be accomplished if you had hundreds of them. Read more: http://www.colorado.edu/news/releases/2012/12/14/cu-boulder-team-develops-swarm-pingpong-ball-sized-robotsAstronomers discover 'missing link' of black holes The discovery of a bingeing black hole in our nearest neighbouring galaxy,…
  • Geminid meteor shower live stream

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

    23 Oct 2014 | 2:28 pm
    The wireless carrier wars wage on as Sprint just announced it is upping its lowest shared family data tier to 1GB for $20 a month. For those keeping track, that's double the amount of data Verizon offers (500MB) and more than three times as much AT&T gives (300MB) for the same price. Sprint previously offered […]
  • Christian Bale Signs On to Play Jobs

    23 Oct 2014 | 2:27 pm
    It's official: Christian Bale will don a black turtleneck and a pair of round glasses in his new role as the iconic Steve Jobs. As Aaron Sorkin told Bloomberg, the Welsh actor didn't even have to audition for his part the upcoming biopic about the late Apple co-founder. "What we needed was the best actor," […]
  • Apple’s iCloud Under Attack in China

    23 Oct 2014 | 4:38 am
    Apple this week acknowledged that iCloud is under attack in China. In a statement on its website, Apple said it is "aware of intermittent organized network attacks using insecure certificates to obtain user information, and we take this very seriously." The attacks, however, do not compromise iCloud servers, according to Cupertino. Nor do they affect […]
  • iOS 8.1 Out Now With Apple Pay

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

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

    Avinash Kumpati
    22 Oct 2014 | 5:48 pm
    Mark speaks pretty good Chinese! Take a look...On Wednesday I did my first ever public Q&A in Chinese at Tsinghua University in Beijing!We discussed connecting the world, Internet.org, innovation and the early days of Facebook. Earlier this week I... Read the rest of the story at www.iCosmoGeek.com
  • New Windows 10 Preview build.

    Avinash Kumpati
    21 Oct 2014 | 3:19 pm
    New Windows 10 Preview build. We’re rolling out our first new build to the Windows Insider Program blogs.windows.com Hi everyone, I’m Gabe. As Joe mentioned last week, I lead the Data & Fundamentals Team here in the Operating Systems Group (OSG). My team is responsible for a number of things, but the one I’m ... Read the rest of the story at www.iCosmoGeek.com
  • Chinese authorities just launched “a malicious attack on Apple” that could captu…

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

    Avinash Kumpati
    19 Oct 2014 | 2:54 pm
    Microsoft is planning to launch its own wearable fitness band in the coming weeks. Forbes reports that the announcement is due "within the next few weeks" http://www.forbes.com/sites/parmyolson/2014/10/19/microsoft-wearable-smartwatch/ Microsoft Plans To Launch A Wearable Device Within Weeks www.forbes.com The cross-platform smart watch will passively monitor heart rate and have a battery life of more than two days, sources say. Read the rest of the story at www.iCosmoGeek.com
  • This is the killer feature! New iPad Air 2 is the first device in the U.S. with…

    Avinash Kumpati
    17 Oct 2014 | 6:27 pm
    This is the killer feature! New iPad Air 2 is the first device in the U.S. with a multicarrier SIM card, making it the first device that you can switch between three wireless carriers with just a click in the settings. http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2470579,00.asp What's New Now: Why the iPad Air 2 SIM Will Freak Carriers Out www.pcmag.com Apple quietly made the new iPad air 2 the first device in the US with a multicarrier SIM card, making it the first device that you can switch between three wireless carriers with just a click in the settings. Read the rest of the story at…
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  • Bike ride nets more than $3,600 for Best Buddies charity

    Steve Klos
    24 Oct 2014 | 6:57 am
    Thank you!  As a community, you came together with others to have a very positive impact on the larger community around us through your contribution to the 2014 Best Buddies ride.  I’m very happy to say that together, we were able to raise more than $3,600 to help people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) – that’s a tremendous support for a cause that, through its programs, benefits us all – either in understanding the challenges of IDD, supporting those who have IDD develop valuable life skills, or in the further development of job opportunities for this…
  • NightWatchman – Cloud Power Data Sync

    Andy Brand
    22 Oct 2014 | 1:43 am
    The standard client hardware refresh cycle is an on-going and difficult process adopted by businesses all over the world, and as part of that process, ensuring that the latest power consumption figures exist for every recently purchased PC or Laptop is a lengthy and time consuming process for any end-point management team to maintain. 1E has always maintained a comprehensive database of all the OEM Manufacturer hardware power consumptions, allowing customers to accurately calculate energy usage, CO2 emissions, and savings for their enterprise, no matter what hardware models are deployed…
  • Proud to be supporting National Adoption Week 2014

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

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

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

  • Getting Started with Impala by John Russell, O’Reilly Media Book Review

    Compudicted
    23 Oct 2014 | 11:55 pm
    Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/Compudicted/archive/2014/10/24/getting-started-with-impala-by-john-russell-orsquoreilly-media-book.aspx Impala is a recent, but very valuable addition to the Hadoop ecosystem. I must say (after reading the book) Cloudera made a big step forward in the right direction. The rational behind bringing Impala to life is the proliferation of SQL. SQL as a language has many flavours, but in one form or another is already known to data practitioners coming to Hadoop from various platforms and DBMS. Impala implements a subset of ANSI-92 SQL specification,…
  • Extra Life 2014 - Crunch Time

    Chris Gardner
    23 Oct 2014 | 7:41 pm
    Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/freestylecoding/archive/2014/10/24/extra-life-2014---crunch-time.aspxWell, it's crunch time. In less than 24 hours, I will begin my 24 hour journey into the world of Extra Life. Sure, there will be good times. I mean, let's face it. I'm going to be playing games for 24 hours. However, when was the last time you did one thing for 24 hours? Imagine the last road trip you took, especially if you were the driver. Sitting in one place for hours on end; only the occasional rest break or meal stop to break up the monotony. Imagine that you did a "full…
  • “Couldn’t update to Windows Technical Preview”

    John Breakwell
    23 Oct 2014 | 3:32 am
    Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/Plumbersmate/archive/2014/10/23/ldquocouldnrsquot-update-to-windows-technical-previewrdquo.aspxHad a look at my Win10 virtual machine just now and saw the following: Wasn’t quite what I was expecting. The VM was installed with the Windows Technical Preview so I was not sure what previous version of Windows they were going to restore with. I went to Windows Update and all that had was a Definition Update for Windows Defender. Event Viewer next and noticed: and the next day the same again but ending with a slightly different error code: So that…
  • Protect yourself from POODLE!

    TATWORTH
    23 Oct 2014 | 12:02 am
    Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/TATWORTH/archive/2014/10/23/protect-yourself-from-poodle.aspxAt https://www.poodletest.com/ there is a web site for checking if your browser is vulnerable to POODLE! POODLE is a susceptibility with some browsers if they support SSLv3 using stream ciphers.  (POODLE stands for Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption.) To protect yourself, follow the instructions at http://windowssecrets.com/newsletter/protecting-yourself-from-poodle-attacks/. Then re-test using https://www.poodletest.com/ !
  • APress Deal of the Day 23/Oct/2014 - JavaScript Programmer's Reference

    TATWORTH
    22 Oct 2014 | 5:30 pm
    Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/TATWORTH/archive/2014/10/23/apress-deal-of-the-day-23oct2014---javascript-programmers-reference.aspxToday’s $10 Deal of the Day from APress at http://www.apress.com/9781430246299 is JavaScript Programmer's Reference. “JavaScript Programmer's Reference is a one-stop source for everything you'll need to know to become a cutting edge web developer using the latest tools and techniques available today. ”
 
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    Slice of MIT by the Alumni Association

  • MIT Astronauts: Tweeting, Dancing, and Playing the Flute

    Kate Hoagland
    24 Oct 2014 | 1:00 am
    More astronauts call MIT their alma mater than any other non-military academic institution. And many are coming back to campus this week for the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics Centennial Symposium. Just who are the 38 MIT men and women who have donned hefty spacesuits in the name of science? Check out our infographic of MIT’s former, current, and candidate astronauts: Source: NASA Celebrating MIT’s contributions to space is nothing new. This week we’ve been sharing some of our favorite alumni astronaut snapshots on Facebook. At an #MITAlum Twitter chat earlier this month,…
  • Liberia: Working with Doctors Without Borders

    Nancy DuVergne Smith
    23 Oct 2014 | 3:00 am
    Guest blogger: Debbie Levey, CEE Technical Writer Kathy MacLaughlin Dedieu MEng ’99 flew to China during the virulent SARS epidemic in 2003 for her first assignment with Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières or MSF) Dedieu worked in Ethiopia to prevent the spread of measles. Thanks to her prior experience with the engineering firm CDM working on Superfund sites, she used her knowledge of safety precautions to teach others how to avoid spreading contamination. On subsequent assignments in Bangladesh, South Sudan, and Uganda, she specialized in water and sanitation needs as well…
  • Meet Elon Musk’s Top MIT Talent

    Joe McGonegal
    22 Oct 2014 | 2:30 am
    Though Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk devoted his college years to some other institutions (that will go unnamed), dozens of MIT alumni have played key roles in advancing these two companies in recent years. Before hearing Musk speak at Kresge Auditorium this Friday during the AeroAstro Centennial Symposium, consider these twelve MIT talents who have helped propel his various ventures forward. Lars Blackmore PhD ’07, Entry, Descent and Landing team leader for SpaceX “I’m responsible for landing the Falcon 9 rocket. Whereas existing rockets burn up in the atmosphere after…
  • Smoot Lighting to Set the Mood on Harvard Bridge

    Jay London
    21 Oct 2014 | 3:00 am
    Images Courtesy of Rosales + Partners More than 50 years since its debut, the MIT-borne unit of measurement known as the Smoot is still growing in popularity. For those uninitiated to MIT, the Smoot was concocted in October 1958 after a Lambda Chi Alpha headmaster sent seven students to calibrate the Harvard (Mass. Ave.) Bridge using 5’7 freshman Ollie Smoot ’62. The unofficial length: 364.4 Smoots, plus one ear. (A plaque commemorating the prank was added to the bridge in 2009.) Oliver Smoot ’62 is used to measure the bridge in 1958. The measurement has long been a calculation…
  • Concussion Sensor Aims for Early Detection

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

    23 Oct 2014 | 9:42 am
    On Monday this week I was honoured to be one of the keynote speakers at JoomlaDay Israel. As I stood on the stage in front of a packed lecture theatre one thing came to my mind. Diversity!!! In the audience were people of three major faiths and those who have no faith. There were people who are very religiously observant and those that are more secular. There were people who were born in perhaps as many as twenty different countries. There were people whose language of birth was perhaps Russian, Hebrew, Arabic, English, French and many more. Yet there we were gathering all together at Tel…
  • Always look on the bright side of life?

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

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

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

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

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Review

    24 Oct 2014 | 3:38 pm
    No stranger to rolling out high-quality consumer electronics products, Samsung’s Note 4 is a really great little hybrid device, of sorts.  Part of the immediate charm of this little marvel is that it stands tall in two worlds – certainly a smartphone in its own right, but also playing out like a tablet as well.  It is this uniqueness and thereby enhanced functionality that make it worthy of an immediate purchase for a certain type of user.  In other words: phone or tablet?  …uhm, both? Let’s explore some features… The display Naturally, it’s the first thing you’re going to…
  • Minecraft player (Duncan Parcells) builds enormously awesome city on Xbox 360

    24 Oct 2014 | 3:26 pm
    You should already know just how amazing Minecraft is by now.  That it has become an institution within the video gaming community at large, spawning an onslaught of interactive entertainment creativity the likes of which the world has never seen before.  It’s also no secret that the game has been ported over to a number of other platforms apart from its original home on the PC.  Well, thanks to that, we get to experience phenomena like artist Duncan Parcells’ enormous “Titan City” creation. According to the creator, it was inspired directly by New York City (not being any type of…
  • The Ultimate Christmas List For Gamers

    Katie B
    22 Oct 2014 | 8:15 pm
    If you’re a gamer, Christmas is the perfect time to really rack up your equipment. It’s a great chance to upgrade your rig without shelling out for it. You can replace your hardware and bring in some powerful new equipment. Crafting the right Christmas list can seriously improve your game and the experience of playing. So don’t waste your Christmas list on new clothes or a bike, pack it full of gaming gear! Your list will be crafted to suit your own game. Whether you play on a PC, a laptop or a console there are plenty of upgrades available. Your list should also include a couple of…
  • The Top 8 Best Tablets

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    David Monahan
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:43 am
    This week, Las Vegas hosted some 3500 people at the MGM Grand to mark Splunk .conf14, the annual user gathering for Splunk customers, referred to as “Splunkers”. For those of you not in the tech industry, spelunking, or the act of exploring caves, may come to mind. The theme of the conference was not cave exploration, but data exploration; however, the analogy of cave exploration actually aligns very well. “Splunkers” are diving into their data, delving deep into places that many have never explored before. Each of them finding new and cool ways to use the data that they have been…
  • Network Management: Still a ‘Must-Have’ for Enterprise IT

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

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

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

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

    Paul Acevedo
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:14 pm
    One of our initiatives at Windows Central is to bring you guys as many quality Xbox One Twitch streams as we can. We're talking about previewing big retail games and catching up on downloadable titles you might have missed. It's fun for everybody. We get to know you, you get to know us and each other, and everybody can watch a game being played. One of those games will be Halo: the Master Chief Collection, which we'll be streaming not once but twice next week! We also have streams coming up for Sunset Overdrive and Zombie Driver: Ultimate Edition that you won't want to miss. Some of these…
  • Official Windows Phone Facebook page changing name to Microsoft Lumia

    Sam Sabri
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:35 pm
    The official Windows Phone Facebook page will have a name change in the coming days. Earlier today we learned that Microsoft would be changing the branding on their smartphones from Nokia Lumia to Microsoft Lumia. Microsoft Lumia will also be the new name of the Windows Phone Facebook page.
  • Fun Friday: Retro WPCentral Freebies!

    Michelle Haag
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:15 pm
    This week saw some exciting changes around here. WPCentral became Windows Central, a big change that is evidence of many fun things to come. With that change comes a lot of rebrandings, and as I was looking around my office, I realized that I have a bunch of WPCentral items that need to go to make room for new Windows Central goodies. So this weekend, we're working on clearing the old things out!
  • Microsoft: 41 percent of current Windows 10 users installed it on a desktop PC

    John Callaham
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:24 pm
    Microsoft released the 9860 build of its Windows 10 Technical Preview a few days ago and now the company is offering up some of the installation statistics it has gathered since its release. It's not a shock to learn that 41 percent of 9860 testers have installed the build on a desktop PC, since that is what this version of Windows 10 is targeting.
  • Review: Incipio Feather case for the Surface Pro 3

    Seth Brodeur
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:11 pm
    The Incipio Feather case for the Surface Pro 3 is a tale of two cases. For the most part, it lives up to what you would expect from an Incipio product. Overall, it looks great and is very comfortable to hold. On the other hand, there are a few uncharacteristic things that make you scratch your head.
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  • The four main topics at eCommerce Expo 2014

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

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

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

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

    Peter Horsten
    9 Oct 2013 | 2:43 pm
    This evening I had the pleasure to meet with the Agile community in Tri-City, Agile3M. After several discussions around working in an Agile way they were wondering how to solve the contracting with an external client. Honestly, this is a rather challenging topic. Based on mutual trust it’s possible to reach an agreement, but in case trust is lacking, it’s going to be a long, hard road. It’s a matter of give and take Working in an Agile way has in my opinion many advantages and increasingly research is showing this as well. But this doesn’t mean it’s easy. I would…
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  • How You Are Wasting The Most Precious Resource of Your Business (And What to do About it)

    Thomas Oppong
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:05 am
    Both successful and every struggling startup have the same amount of time to get work done and succeed as a business. Most new startups are simply mismanaging their time with little or no result to show for it. All the things you need accomplished this quarter are likely to be done if you can treat time as money that could be wasted if you don’t manage it well. Today’s worker is tempted by a bevy of distractions. In a survey,  Salary.com reported that 89 percent of respondents admitted that they waste time at work each day. A small percentage even admitted they..
  • Rethinking Training (And Learning) in the Digital Age (Infographic)

    Thomas Oppong
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:10 am
    Knowledge transfer processes have significantly changed in recent times. There are now faster and cheaper ways to learn almost everything you want; from the length and format of the materials to the core foundations of training. Today’s learners are impatient and they have lots of options, so the learning materials and teaching strategies must keep pace to keep them engaged. There are now hundreds if not thousands of useful tools and resources that can help make your training process easier and improve how your transfer knowledge to your audience, employees or students. Mimeo’s…
  • 8 of The Most Successful Founders Reveal How to Build an Insanely Great Startup

    Thomas Oppong
    23 Oct 2014 | 12:08 pm
    Practical startup advice is what you should be looking out for as you build your next company. To get you started on the right foot, no matter where you are in your startup journey, we have put together some of the best and practical startup lessons and advice from 8 of the most successful startup founders and business influencers. These are a few of the best advice that founders of some of the most successful businesses have given to help others build great startups. 1. Evan Williams, cofounder of Twitter and Medium The difference between the winners and losers is simple...
  • How The Most Influential Leaders (in Business) Spend Their Day (Infographic)

    Thomas Oppong
    22 Oct 2014 | 8:44 am
    Some of the most successful leaders in business are faced with lots of distractions on daily basis but even with their busy schedules, they are able to run some of the best and most successful companies we know today. In a research that surveyed over 16o companies including Adobe, American Express, AT&T, Bank of America, Boeing, BP, Delta, DHL, Federal Express, GE, Google, HP, John Deere, Johnson & Johnson, Kelloggs, Motorola, Rio Tinto and Twitter, it was revealed that the typical corporate leader wakes up at about 6:15 a.m., exercises for 45 minutes and commutes 25…
  • Strategies and Techniques for Building Smart and Connected Products (Free Webinar)

    Thomas Oppong
    21 Oct 2014 | 2:20 pm
    According to Gartner, there will be almost 26 billion devices on the Internet of Things by 2020. ABI Research also predicts that more than 30 billion devices will be wirelessly connected to the Internet of Things ((IoT) ) by 2020. IoT is here to stay and the prospects are promising. You can take advantage of this trend and build smart products that matters to you and your business. The Internet of Things is emerging, but few people realize that it has existed now for decades.  Room 5 is one of the pioneering companies who have been working with the Internet of Things since the very…
 
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    TechZulu

  • eddi | Security in Community Based E-Commerce

    Alex Bae
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:29 am
    Craigslist and other listing sites leaves millions of buyers to find all kinds of goods and services. Like a virtual yard sale and a bulletin board combined, listing sites can connect everyone within a vicinity for a specific deal. These sites act as a place for people to virtually barter amongst each other, but a lack of safety protocols keep the community safe from fraudulent purchases and other risky exchanges. eddi, a new social listing site, seeks to change the way community-based e-commerce works by implementing strong security and a complete social experience. “eddi is a product and…
  • ORA Smart Glass | Augmented Reality Glasses

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

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

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

    Justin Sewell
    8 Oct 2014 | 3:23 pm
    NewTek’s First HDMI Product Gets A Lot Right Streaming video is at an interesting crossroads right now. A generation of content creators raised on YouTube is transitioning to the more social live video experience, exponentially growing the entire streaming industry and building billion dollar streaming platforms. But the technology to support this exploding industry has taken baby steps to better production, and the learning curve for professional live productions is steeper than most YouTubers can handle. Enter the NewTek Tricaster MINI – a feature rich professional HDMI video…
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  • Download & Install Windows 10 Technical Preview

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

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

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

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

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

  • Snapchat for PC

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

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

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

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

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

    24 Oct 2014 | 11:31 am
    RoomAlive game is a combination of 2 technologies that is Microsoft’s Kinect motion-tracking system and LCD projector. The latest demonstration of the video was released about the UIST (User... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • The Adobe Phonegap Application

    24 Oct 2014 | 1:48 am
    The Adobe Phonegap emerges as the feature that accumulates the advanced approaches helping the users to experience the better technical backdrop. Once, you get familiar with the complete system you... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Yahoo Aviate Launchers

    24 Oct 2014 | 1:25 am
    Yahoo Aviate appears as the suitable application that you easily install on your Android device. It consists of the comprehensive interface along with the smart features that represents the wide... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Apple SIM – The Cupertino Giant is Ahead of the Pack! Yet again!

    24 Oct 2014 | 1:07 am
    Apple has just recently announced what everybody was waiting for – new iPhones and iPads along with a refresh of their MacBook and MacPro lineup. While they do bring in the expected bump in hardware... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Puls Smartband Allows You to Leave Your Phone At Home

    23 Oct 2014 | 1:38 am
    Technology is creeping into our lives faster than you can even comprehend all of it. SmartWatches certainly fall into one such category which hasn’t seen a burst of demand but yet everybody is... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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  • The Case for Incremental Differentiation

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

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

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

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

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

    Victoria Espinel
    21 Oct 2014 | 6:55 am
    No one can argue convincingly that the email, photos and documents we store electronically are any less important to our personal and professional lives than the ones we keep on paper. Yet they are still held to different standards: Authorities need a warrant to search an old-fashioned file cabinet, but not your hard drive or […] Related posts: ECPA’s Silver Anniversary: Time for Reform Pass the Innovation Act The Right Mix of Policies to Promote Cloud Computing
  • Privacy Protection Is at Stake in Microsoft’s Battle with the DOJ

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

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

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

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

    22 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Nanotechnology in US$ Billion by the following End-Use Sectors: Chemicals, Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, Semiconductors & Electronics, Pharma & Healthcare, Food, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. The report profiles 411 companies…
  • Physical Fitness Equipment - Global Strategic Business Report

    22 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Physical Fitness Equipment in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Treadmills, Resistance Equipment (Free Weights, & Home Gyms/ Multi-Stations), Elliptical Trainers, Aerobic Riders, Cross Country Ski Machines, Stationary Exercise Bicycles, Exercise Bikes (Upright Stationary, Group Exercise, & Recumbent Stationary), Benches, Ab Crunchers/ Abdominal Machines, Step Machines/ Stair Climbers, Stretching Machines, Rowing Machines, Toning Machines, Massagers, and Other Physical Fitness Equipment. The report provides separate comprehensive…
  • Lighting Fixtures - Global Strategic Business Report

    22 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Lighting Fixtures and Luminaires in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Portable, Non-Portable, and Parts and Accessories. The report is also analyzed by the following End-Use Sectors: Automotive and Industrial, Construction, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and…
  • The Global Market for Zirconium Oxide Nanoparticles

    22 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The market for zirconium oxide nanoparticles is predicted to grow significantly in the coming years, due to it’s increased usage in high growth markets such as electronic displays, thermal barrier and wear- resistant coatings, medical and dental implants and solid oxide fuel cells. There is an increased demand in these markets for high performance materials to meet both consumer and regulatory needs. Secondary markets that will also experience moderate to medium growth include sensors and catalysts. Zirconium oxide nanoparticles cross-cut the coatings (thermal barrier,…
  • Speech Technology - Global Strategic Business Report

    22 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Speech Technology in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: Automatic Speech Recognition, Text-to-Speech, and Speaker Verification. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.
 
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  • Logitech G Unveils World’s Fastest Gaming Mouse

    Bryan
    23 Oct 2014 | 4:30 pm
    For the gamers out there, Logitech introduces the Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury Ultra-Fast FPS Gaming Mouse to the Philippines. With quite a wordy name to it, the G402 Hyperion Fury is being hailed as the fastest gaming mouse and the best mouse for high-speed FPS gameplay. The Tron-inspired  G402 is lightweight and provides unmatched tracking speeds of over 500 inches per second, giving gamers an edge in competitive FPS matches. It retails for US$49 (that’s around PhP2,200 locally). PHILIPPINES — October 2014 —Logitech recently introduced the fastest gaming mouse ever made, the…
  • Huawei Philippines to host ICT Carnival 2014

    Bryan
    22 Oct 2014 | 9:09 pm
    Huawei will be holding the Huawei Philippines ICT Carnival 2014 on October 28 to 31, 2014. This ICT roadshow with the theme “Pave the Future a Better Way” will present local partners and customers with the latest enterprise solutions and services from Huawei Philippines. Driven by its dedication to customer-centric innovation, Huawei will be sharing insights on vertical industries and advanced technologies, various products and solutions including Cloud Computing, Agile Network, Intelligent Wifi, Unified Communication, Video Conference, Safe City Solutions during the event at the…
  • Want to win a Lenovo A536 smartphone? Join Lenovo’s Halloween contest.

    Bryan
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:38 pm
    First off, I’d like to apologize if I haven’t been updating as much. Been very busy with my day job lately. I’ll try to make up for it in the coming days, starting with some good news. Lenovo is giving away a brand new A536 smartphone to one lucky winner. All you have to do is write an obituary about your dead phone. Yep, that’s about right. Those interested to join may send in their entries through Twitter or Instagram and include the hashtags #MyDeadPhone and #PhoneCemetery. You could also join using your Facebook accounts and tagging the official Facebook page of…
  • Faster is Better: Lenovo Introduces 2 New LTE Smartphones

    Bryan
    21 Oct 2014 | 1:35 am
    If you’re looking for affordable LTE smartphones, then Lenovo may have something for you. The Taiwanese manufacturer recently introduced 2 new members for its LTE smartphone line up to the country, namely the Lenovo A606 and the Lenovo S856. The Lenovo A606 is the more affordable of the two at P9,499. It features a 5 inch screen, 1.3GHz quad core CPU, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage. An 8MP main camera, a 2MP front camera and a 2,000mAh battery round out the rest of the specs.   The Lenovo S856, on the other hand, is the more premium of the two. For P13,999, you will get a large 5.5…
  • Fluke Networks Delivers World’s First Cloud-Connected Cable Certification Tool to Optimize Test Results

    Bryan
    21 Oct 2014 | 1:03 am
    Philippines–Fluke Networks announced LinkWare Live, the first cloud-based service that enables contractors, cable installers and project managers using the Versiv family of certification testers to upload, manage, and analyze certification test results from cabling projectsanytime, anywhere. LinkWare Live works with DSX-5000, OptiFiber Pro, and CertiFiber Pro certification testers to optimize project management and safeguard contractor profitability byproviding real-time access to testing results, extending support to technicians in the field, and eliminating costly truck rolls simply for…
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  • My Google Analytics Traffic Report for Q3 – 2014

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

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

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

    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…
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  • How to Know if You Have a Google Penalty—and How to Remove It

    Jason Hennessey
    22 Oct 2014 | 9:11 am
    Search engine optimization is hard enough when the playing field is level. For most businesses, good SEO means taking smart actions to rank higher on Google: creating great content, building strong backlinks and getting social media buzzing. But if you’ve been penalized by Google, it gets a lot harder. With a Google penalty, your site will lose out on organic search traffic no matter what you do—because Google is hiding your site. Want to find out if you have a penalty and how to get rid of it? That’s why we created this video overview. How Google Penalizes Sites There are two different…
  • Google Penguin Update Explained

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

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

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

    Dave Paul
    2 Oct 2014 | 8:46 am
    Google Abandons Google+ Sign-Up Requirement for New Google Accounts: http://t.co/or95EmGsRC pic.twitter.com/epHkcXdtcV — PCMag (@PCMag) September 22, 2014   The next time you create a new Gmail account, you’ll notice a slight change: you won’t be forced to set up a Google+ account with it. This is a big change. Almost since it was first launched, Google+ has been baked into Gmail and other Google accounts. In other words, if you created a Google account of any kind, you were automatically added to the social network whether you liked it or not. A lot of people didn’t like it.
 
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  • 15 Brilliant Quotes That Show The Genius Mind Of Box CEO Aaron Levie

    Eugene Kim
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:49 pm
    Box CEO Aaron Levie’s idea to turn an ordinary file-sharing software into the next big collaboration enterprise platform has made him one of the most-watched Valley CEOs in recent years. Since its founding in 2005, Box has raised over $564.1 million in funding, which now values the company at roughly $2.4 billion. Box is expected to go public by early next year. Although there’s been some concerns around Box’s delayed IPO, there’s no question that Levie’s vision and leadership have made his company one of the hottest startups in the Valley. We rounded up some of his best quotes from…
  • Elon Musk Thinks Sci-Fi Nightmare Scenarios About Artificial Intelligence Could Really Happen

    Paul Szoldra
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:37 pm
    Tesla CEO Elon Musk isn't the biggest fan of artificial intelligence, an initiative he called "our biggest existential threat" in comments at the MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics department's Centennial Symposium on Friday. Musk, who called for some regulatory oversight of AI to ensure "we don't do something very foolish," warned of the dangers. "If I were to guess what our biggest existential threat is, it’s probably that. So we need to be very careful with the artificial intelligence," he said. "With artificial intelligence we are summoning the demon." Artificial intelligence (AI) is…
  • Here Are Some Of The American Adults Who Started Live-Action Role Playing And Never Stopped

    Harrison Jacobs
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:52 pm
    A few weeks ago, I visited Alliance, one of the oldest live-action role-playing (or LARPing) groups in the US, where I met people in their 20s, 30s, and 40s who've made LARPing a central part of their lives. The LARPers included both diehards and the newbies. Every year, Pennsylvania-based Alliance sees around 50 to 100 new faces. According to Todd, a higher-up in Alliance, new players tend to be college-age or recent graduates. These players usually stick around for three or four years before dropping the hobby, but about 10% become “lifers” — people whose dedication can be…
  • Microsoft's PR Boss Had A Funny Response To Google's Big News (MSFT, GOOG)

    Steve Kovach
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:51 pm
    Google dropped some big news to employees Friday. Sundar Pichai, the executive in charge of Android and Chrome, got a promotion that makes him the boss of all of Google's core products: search, Google+, apps, advertising, Android, Chrome, and so on. The news of Pichai's promotion leaked late in the afternoon when Re/code's Kara Swisher and Liz Gannes obtained an internal memo to Google employees announcing his new role. One Google rival, Microsoft's PR boss Frank Shaw, reacted to the news with a subtle jab on Twitter: I think Friday afternoons are a good time to make news. — Frank X. Shaw…
  • Meet The Investor Funding Game-Changing Startups Run From College Dorms

    Akin Oyedele
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:38 pm
    Peter Boyce II, an associate with General Catalyst Partners, and co-founder of Rough Draft Ventures, was recently interviewed by OneWire CEO Skiddy von Stade. In the interview, he explained how he got into the startup business by founding Rough Draft, a company that seeds student startups.  When he was studying applied math and computer science at Harvard, he noticed his friends struggled to find funding for their great startups. They basically had two options. One was to enter a small business competition to win whatever was offered, even as little as $500. The other was to try and…
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  • Censoring bomb making websites: NO

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

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

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

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

    Keith Rozario
    8 Sep 2014 | 7:30 am
    Are some laws worth following–in other words, are some Laws so idiotic that they should be ignored completely? That sounds anathema, because we have a romanticized definition of the law, we define the Law as a broad general agreement a society undertakes, and the law keeps society from tearing itself apart. In other words, the law is so sacred because without it–we descend into anarchy, so ignoring the law is akin to promoting anarchy. But I’m not speaking of “The Law”, I’m speaking of “A law”, specifically an Act of Parliament. “The…
 
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  • Walton Primo EF2: Hands on review

    Alavi Wahid
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:56 am
    Walton Primo EF2: Hands on review via - Walton is famous in Bangladesh for its electrical appliances and strong competitive nature in the emerging smartphone market here. With a great track record and affordable price points, Walton is thriving. Their new smartphone, the Primo EF2 is a Tk/- 7,090 ($91.72) device that aims to reimagine the entry level smartphone and leave you pleasantly surprised. Here’s our video review:   Design Let’s start with what you observe the moment you open the box, the design. The Primo EF2 from a distance will take you back a couple years to the Nexus…
  • Samsung Galaxy Core Max is now official!

    Mushfiqur
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:52 am
    Samsung Galaxy Core Max is now official! via - Samsung has a range of devices in the Galaxy rage out of which the ‘Core’ is a budget friendly lineup. Recently, they have unveiled yet another new member to their family, the Galaxy Core Max sporting a 4.8” Super AMOLED display. The Galaxy Core Max (model number SM-G5108) is basically a dual SIM smartphone sporting a qHD (960×540) 4.8” Super AMOLED display featuring a quad core unspecified processor clocked at 1.2GHz along with 1GB of RAM. Although the processor is not mentioned but as it’s running on Android 4.4.4…
  • 10 Best security apps for your iPhone 6

    Mushfiqur
    23 Oct 2014 | 10:02 am
    10 Best security apps for your iPhone 6 via - You know that your iPhone 6 is the cutting edge of smartphone design, and you know that you want to protect it with security apps that are just as cutting edge. I’ll cut the chatter and take you right to ten of the best security apps for the new, and older, iPhone.     Find My iPhone may be the best security app you install on your new iPhone 6. Who doesn’t want help finding their lost phone via either the location map that works with GPS, or a siren that helps you find it in your room? People all over the world have found their…
  • Phillips announces i966 Aurora with 5.5-inch Quad HD display

    Ehsanul Haque Nitol
    22 Oct 2014 | 9:49 am
    Phillips announces i966 Aurora with 5.5-inch Quad HD display via - Phillips is in the smartphone market for quiet awhile but they haven’t got the chance to be in the spotlight outside Asia that much and hence wants to keep a strong position in the Asian market. They have just released their new smartphone, the i966 Aurora which looks to be a pretty premium looking device. The 5.5 inch smartphone sports a QHD display with a really small bezel. It sports a 2.5D arc glass and corning gorilla protection. In the inside it has a 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801, 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. The…
  • Bangladesh: Social Media Feeds Expanding Bangladesh E-Commerce Sector

    Mushfiqur
    22 Oct 2014 | 12:56 am
    Bangladesh: Social Media Feeds Expanding Bangladesh E-Commerce Sector via - Bangladesh’s e-commerce sector is expanding rapidly as seen with Kaymu, which is Bangladesh’s leading online marketplace. Social Media Platforms have played a vital role in establishing Kaymu’s brand. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram provide opportunities to connect to new user groups. These social platforms have added in new commerce-related features. As the country’s leading online marketplace, Kaymu provides consumers with an easy-to-use shopping platform, which allows them to shop for items from the…
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  • Roundup of October’s Best ExpressionEngine, WordPress, and Magento Content

    Corey
    22 Oct 2014 | 11:00 am
    Since our last roundup, we’ve had the pleasure of attending ExpressionEngine Conference and meeting up with all of our friends, old and new alike, in the EE Community. We were also proud to have the opportunity to speak at this year’s event, slides of which we have shared at the bottom of this post. Now, if you follow […]
  • We Asked: What’s your biggest WordPress secret?

    Corey
    21 Oct 2014 | 10:27 am
    WordPress professionals work with the world’s favorite content management system every day and develop an intimate knowledge of the best way to build and manage WordPress sites. We wanted to understand how the most sophisticated WordPress users approach creating a great experience for their clients, so we asked some of our favorite WordPress professionals about […]
  • File Lock Contention

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Carly Cohen
    24 Oct 2014 | 8:45 am
    To learn more about how electronics engineers consume content, please contact us for the full UBM Tech 2014 Content Consumption research report.
  • Influencing Buyer 2.0: Aligning PR to the Buyers Journey

    Beyond PR
    23 Oct 2014 | 12:59 pm
    Buyers – businesses, consumers and governments — are changing their behaviors, driven by changes in the communications channels and technologies they use to research purchases and share information with peers, bringing new opportunities and challenges for public relations to the fore. Earned media mentions hold particular sway with potential buyers, which means PR can deliver measurable top line business impact. To capitalize on this trend, however, PR professionals must improve and rethink the way they create and distribute their messages, designing them to support the purchase decision…
  • Managing Social Media Risk Strategy: Technology Can Only Go So Far

    Wall Street and Technology
    22 Oct 2014 | 1:47 pm
    Advanced analytical technologies are an important part of a social media risk management strategy, an Accenture report says, but the technology must be balanced with training and procedures. Social media training, a social media risk assessment plan, a social governance policy, and a risk-aware culture — is all of this really necessary? Yes. For all the benefits social media have provided to financial service firms from marketing, referrals, and recruitment, the complexities and legal risks are still daunting, not to mention risks to reputation. But going social cannot be avoided,…
  • Infographic: The Data Center Is Poised For A Wild Ride – Don’t Be Left Behind

    Carly Cohen
    21 Oct 2014 | 11:42 am
    Our latest infographic series results from the InformationWeek 2014 State of the Enterprise Data Center Survey. The infographic assesses the current state of data centers, explores data center resource constraints, and reviews efforts to monitor, manage, and measure IT and data center systems.
  • Research: 2014 State of the Enterprise Data Center Survey

    Carly Cohen
    21 Oct 2014 | 10:07 am
    The data center is full of nonstop action. In the physical infrastructure, SDN is disrupting networking, flash is shaking up storage, and hypervisors have revolutionized how we buy servers. For managers, DevOps and Lean business models are changing attitudes and application strategies. And of course, cloud is everywhere. InformationWeek’s annual State of the Enterprise Data Center Survey analyzes results from 217 respondents involved with data center management or decision-making at organizations with data centers of 1,000 square feet or larger. Of the 217 respondents, 73% said they see a…
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  • Air Explorer – A Windows Based Software Application To Manage Your Online File Storage

    Ramblinrick
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:34 pm
    Typically when we sign up for online file storage we are often given option to download software that will allow you to sync files locally with the online account. The problem with that, as in my case, I have multiple online accounts with multiple providers and do not want to burden down my computer with […]
  • A Really Nice Looking Android Music Player With 5 Band Equalizer

    Ramblinrick
    22 Oct 2014 | 10:11 am
    I don’t know what it is, but as long as I have been working with software (and now apps), if it looks good, I like it. The Dub Music Player + Equalizer is no exception. Instead of the flat look that developers are working toward, Dub Music Player + Equalizer has a simple, effective and […]
  • My What’s On My PC @ Amazon Store

    Ramblinrick
    21 Oct 2014 | 6:06 pm
    Many of the tech products I feature here on the blog I often use Amazon as a research point. Amazon does not necessarily always have the best pricing point, but it does have (in my opinion) one of the best customer review and ratings section. As a result of my passion for technology products I […]
  • What’s On My PC – Most Recent Articles (10/13/14 – 10/21/14)

    Ramblinrick
    21 Oct 2014 | 3:24 pm
    A Large Collection of Playable AND Printable Word Search Games A Dual Mode Laptop – Switch Between Laptop And Tablet Stand Mode HOT TECH NEWS – Google Gearing Up To Handle All Your Email Accounts With Gmail You Can Pre-Order The HTC Nexus 9 At Amazon A Geek Squeak of the Week – Android 5.0 […]
  • A Large Collection of Playable AND Printable Word Search Games

    Ramblinrick
    21 Oct 2014 | 5:22 am
    Word Search Puzzles are a great way to relax, to exercise the mind and to learn new words. I happened, just by chance, to come across a very nice online word search site (called WordSearch1.com) that I thought was worth sharing with my readers. What I particularly like about WordSearch1 is that you can go […]
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  • Biotechnology Research, Business, Education and Strategic Policy Non-Profit NCBiotech Awards Nearly $900,000 in Quarter

    David Menzies
    23 Oct 2014 | 2:53 am
    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -- The North Carolina Biotechnology Center awarded $885,586 in loans and grants the during the first quarter, July through September. The awards programs support life science entrepreneurship, technology commercialization and growth, and lay the groundwork for major add-on funding. In fact, the Center tracked more than $13 million in outside funding raised by previous loan recipients during the quarter. This quarter’s three Small Business Research Loans committed a total of $750,000 to fund research that advances small life science companies’ development of…
  • Law Firm Moore & Van Allen Moves Research Triangle Office to Perimeter Park

    David Menzies
    23 Oct 2014 | 2:50 am
    RESEARCH TRIANGLE, N.C. -- The Research Triangle Office of Moore & Van Allen PLLC relocated on October 17, 2014 from its space on Davis Drive to its new offices in the Perimeter Park corporate campus on Carrington Mill Boulevard. The office reopened in its new home on October 20. The Firm’s Research Triangle attorneys and staff now reside within a custom-designed space in Perimeter Three, Duke Realty’s newly-constructed 245,352-square foot, six-story Class A office building in Perimeter Park.*****NCTechNews is published by Innovative Public Relations, Inc.
  • Entrepreneurial Support Organization CED Marks 30th Anniversary with $2 Million #OnTheRise Campaign

    David Menzies
    23 Oct 2014 | 2:47 am
    DURHAM, N.C. -- The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED), the largest and oldest entrepreneurial support organization in the country, today announced that it has already raised $800,000 toward a three-year, $2 million entrepreneur-led campaign to support the success of high-growth companies, attract investment and promote the Triangle and North Carolina nationwide. The #OnTheRise campaign will officially kick off Thursday night as CED founders, leaders and entrepreneurs gather to celebrate CED’s 30th anniversary this year. “When it started 30 years ago, CED was the first of its…
  • Constant Attention to Detail Key to Reputation Management

    David Menzies
    23 Oct 2014 | 2:44 am
    by David D. MenziesWhen people talk about reputation management in the business world, many C-level executives, small business owners, and mid-level managers think of it in terms of marketing and branding. Trouble is, reputation management is actually something every single person within a business or organization needs to understand at a very basic, everyday level as it pertains to protecting and enhancing a brand throughout email, phone, and face-to-face communications. Without this understanding, your daily business operations can have lasting negative repercussions for your business…
  • WizIQ Introduces Learning Management System

    David Menzies
    23 Oct 2014 | 2:39 am
    APEX, N.C. -- WizIQ, the online education company with 300,000 active educators and 3.7 million registered learners, today introduced the WizIQ LMS -- a powerful all-in-one learning management system (LMS) that sets a new standard for ease-of-use, convenience and affordability. The new WizIQ LMS is the only fully-integrated, cloud-based social learning platform tailored for the needs of a new generation of learners. Colleges and universities, high schools, and training and tutoring centers can use the online learning platform to quickly create and deliver self-paced, live online or blended…
 
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  • Apple SIM: un nuevo tipo de tarjeta SIM que te permite cambiar de operador sin necesidad de cambiar de tarjeta SIM

    Domadis Cabrera
    18 Oct 2014 | 11:18 am
    Apple dio a conocer algunos productos nuevos hace un par de días, pero no hablaron de una de sus más interesantes innovaciones, la Apple SIM. La nueva tarjeta SIM te permite cambiar entre distintas compañías de teléfono directamente desde la aplicación de “Ajustes” y sin necesidad de cambiar físicamente la tarjeta SIM. En la actualidad, la Apple SIM funciona sólo con AT&T, T-Mobile y Sprint en los Estados Unidos, y EE en el Reino Unido. Pero Apple es probable que más empresas telefónicas alrededor del mundo se suban al carro una vez que vean los clientes aprecian la…
  • OS X Yosemite ya está disponible para descargar

    Domadis Cabrera
    17 Oct 2014 | 1:41 pm
    El nuevo sistema operativo de Apple, OS X Yosemite ya está disponible, como una descarga gratuita desde la Mac App Store, y puedes descargarlo ahora mismo haciendo clic aquí. La nueva versión de OS X debería funcionar en cualquier Mac que estuviese ejecutando OS X Mavericks, y proporciona una serie de nuevas características, como Continuity, que permite iniciar las actividades en tus dispositivos con iOS 8 y continuarlas en tu Mac, y viceversa. La nueva actualización fue lanzada oficialmente durante el reciente evento especial celebrado por Apple en Cupertino, y ya está disponible para…
  • Apple actualiza el Mac mini, pero todavía sigue siendo el Mac más pequeño y barato del lineup

    Domadis Cabrera
    17 Oct 2014 | 10:01 am
    El Mac Mini, el más pequeño y descuidado ordenador de la familia Mac ha recibido su primera actualización en más de dos años, gracias al nuevo CPU Intel. Bueno, al menos nuevo para el Mac Mini. El Mac Mini básico comienza con precio de 499 dólares y cuenta con un procesador Intel Core i5 de doble núcleo a 1.4GHz y de cuarta generación, 4GB de memoria RAM, un disco duro de 500GB a 5400 RPM e Intel HD Graphics 5000. Esa configuración de hardware coloca al nuevo Max Mini muy cerca de las configuraciones básicas del iMac de 21.5 pulgadas y del MacBook Air de 11.6 pulgadas, aunque el…
  • Apple presenta el iPad Air 2 y el iPad mini 3

    Domadis Cabrera
    16 Oct 2014 | 11:04 pm
    Apple ha introducido cambios en su línea de iPads, con el anuncio oficial del iPad Air 2 y el iPad Mini 3. Todos los nuevos modelos incluyen procesadores más rápidos, mejores capacidades y sensores Touch ID, y aunque el iPad Mini mantiene la misma carcasa, el iPad Air 2 ha sido rediseñado para ser más delgado que nunca.   La mayoría de estas características no nos han tomado por sorpresa, debido al hecho de que Apple sin querer filtró algunos de los detalles del iPad Air a través de iTunes el día de ayer. El iPad Air 2, es 18% más delgado que el anterior iPad Air, está…
  • Apple presenta su nuevo iMac de 27 pulgadas con Pantalla Retina de 5K

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

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

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

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

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

    29 Sep 2013 | 3:30 pm
    Rick, Tim and Andrew, three ordinary guys, decided to take a trip of a lifetime: 11 countries in 44 days. 18 flights and 38,000 miles later they have three 1-minute videos showing what life is like around the world.They recorded everything off two cameras and ended up with over a terabyte of footage which they cut, mixed and matched into an awesomely seamless blend of every notable place they've been.They broke down their trip into three parts: Move, which shows them walking around, Eat, which shows the delectable food they ate, and Learn, which shows all the amazing things they did.Three…
 
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  • Top 10 Greenest Countries in the World

    EcoWatch
    22 Oct 2014 | 8:29 am
    How green is your native land? The 4th edition of the Global Green Economy Index, produced by private U.S.-based consultancy Dual Citizen LLC, has just been released, and you can look it up. The index provides an in-depth look at how 60 countries and 70 cities are doing in developing more environmentally friendly economies, in actual performance and in how experts perceive their performance. In the world’s greenest city, Copenhagen commuting on bicycle is routine. Photo credit: Shutterstock“We first published the Global Green Economy Index in 2010 guided by a belief that the environment,…
  • Can Algae Power Our World?

    EcoWatch
    21 Oct 2014 | 9:46 am
    It has often been used as a farmland fertilizer, and in some communities it is eaten as a vegetable, but now researchers believe that seaweed could power our cars and heat our homes too. The seaweed is being scooped up from the Baltic Sea, along Sweden’s southern coast, in order to be converted to biogas. Photo credit: Vivian Husa, www.seeweeds.uib.noOne species of algae in particular, sugar kelp (Laminaria saccharina), is exciting scientists from Norway. It grows prolifically along the country’s coasts and, as its name suggests, contains a lot of energy—about three times as much…
  • Beer and Food Scraps Can Power Chevrolet’s Bi-fuel Impala

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

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

    EcoWatch
    16 Oct 2014 | 9:08 am
    Neil Young and “Crazy Host,” aka Stephen Colbert, performed a duet version of Young’s newenvironmental song “Who’s Gonna Stand Up? (and Save the Earth)” last night on The Colbert Report.The Colbert Report Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Colbert Report on FacebookWith Colbert playing his usual straightman role dressed in a suit and tie, in contrast to Young’s sweatshirt emblazoned with the word “Earth,” the duo strummed acoustic guitars while Colbert contributed some distinctly non-environmentally friendly lyrics, impersonating a climate…
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  • Chatrooms Aren’t Dead. Meet Rooms.me, From Facebook

    Matthew Hughes
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:00 am
    Facebook has released a new app that allows for semi-anonymous chatrooms. Called Rooms, it’s currently available for iOS, with an Android and iPad native port not far away. The decision to release an anonymous chat app is an unusual one for Facebook. Previously, they’ve deactivated the accounts of anyone with a name that’s even moderately unusual, and their strict stance on the use of real names has resulted in the creation of Ello, an ad-free social network which permits pseudonymous usage. If you thought the chatroom died in the late 90s, this app proves you wrong. It…
  • Great Future Retirement Jobs For Programmers

    Ryan Dube
    24 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am
    In the field of technology, you’re either learning new skills, or you’re falling behind the times. But, what happens to older programmers and technology leaders who are looking for interesting part time work after retirement? The truth is that an avid programmer typically became a programmer because they love the craft. It isn’t really something you retire from. Others may volunteer at the local hospital or spend time with their buddies each morning at McDonald’s, but a programmer has many other doors open to them in retirement. The following are a few examples of…
  • 10 Creepy Halloween Wallpaper Images For Your Desktop & Start Screen

    Tina Sieber
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:30 am
    Booo! It’s that time of year again. Either be scared or stuff the neighbor’s kids with candy. Get into the mood now by placing a creepy wallpaper on your desktop. It’s easy, we show you how at the bottom of this article, and we’ve got a horrible selection right here for you to pick from. Discover Wallpapers Ready to be spooked? Instead of merely throwing randomly selected wallpaper images at you, I’ll also show you where to find more of them yourself. GoodFon On GoodFon you can search wallpapers by keyword in a specific category, sort by relevance, downloads,…
  • Texting Can Kill You, And Other Hard Truths: 5 Thought-Provoking Videos

    Jessica Coccimiglio
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am
    There are important questions we should all be asking ourselves about the influence social media has on our lives. That’s why I’ve pulled together a few short, entertaining videos to get us thinking and talking. Facebook Is An Anti-Social Network. YouTube creator Prince Ea has a talent for rhyme, but what I really want to talk about here is the substance of his poetry: Does technology drive us further apart? Is Facebook an ‘anti-social network’? Do you use it because you like to, or because you feel you have to? Have you ever tried to quit Facebook, and how did…
  • Record Your iPhone or iPad Screen Over Lightning With Your Mac

    Matt Smith
    24 Oct 2014 | 8:30 am
    Recording an iPhone or iPad’s screen has long been an incredibly difficult task. YouTube’s gigabytes of blurry, glare-filled and out-of-focus video attest to this fact – slamming a camera in front of an iPad and recording was never ideal, but it’s always been the easiest option. Now Apple has made recording easier with a “hidden” feature to OS X Yosemite that lets users stream their iPhone or iPad display to a Mac. The company hasn’t spent much time talking about this addition, but don’t worry; it’s rather easy to use. You can start…
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    PC Pitstop TechTalk

  • Yahoo & AOL Visitors Hit by Ransomware

    The Pit Crew
    23 Oct 2014 | 11:02 am
    Security research firm Proofpoint is reporting that recent visitors to sites such as Yahoo & AOL may have been infected with ransomware through malvertisements. The post Yahoo & AOL Visitors Hit by Ransomware appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: Ransomware In YouTube Ads Cyber criminals are now buying ad space on YouTube to... Ransomware Horror Story Ransomware hits admin workstation and kills 7 servers.... Protecting Yourself from Ransomware Today's malware is frequently packaged with scare tactics and...
  • Free Portable Archiver

    Dave's Computer Tips
    21 Oct 2014 | 2:25 pm
    The 100% free & clean archive tool of choice for Jim at Dave's Computer Tips. The post Free Portable Archiver appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: Free File Archiver We recently asked our TechTalk contributors to recommend a favorite... Ten Portable Tech Support Software Tools Load up these ten free tech support utilities onto... Dave’s Computer Tips: 100 Portable Windows Utilities in 1 I received an email message the other day, nothing...
  • Troubleshooting Laptop Battery Issues

    Tips4 PC
    21 Oct 2014 | 10:01 am
    Checklist of factors that could lead to your laptop not reading the battery. The post Troubleshooting Laptop Battery Issues appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: Sony Issues New Laptop Battery Fire Warning Sony has announced that as many at 26,000 VAIO laptops... Windows Guides: 14 Ways to Extend Laptop Battery Life If you use your laptop or tablet on battery... Optimize Your Laptop Battery Learn more about the advanced battery management options in...
  • Protect Yourself with Two-Factor Authentication

    Leo Notenboom
    21 Oct 2014 | 9:55 am
    Leo strongly recommends two-factor authentication as another way to protect against hackers. The post Protect Yourself with Two-Factor Authentication appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: 3 Important Internet Safety Tips 3 important steps to a safer Internet life.... Maketecheasier.com: 5 Useful Ways To Protect Your WordPress Login If you have not done anything to protect your... 4 Simple Steps to Protect Yourself from Phishing It only takes about a minute or less to...
  • Ransomware Horror Story

    knowbe4.com
    21 Oct 2014 | 9:42 am
    Ransomware hits admin workstation and kills 7 servers. The post Ransomware Horror Story appeared first on PC Pitstop TechTalk. Related posts: 5 Ways Ransomware Will Get Worse 2nd generation ransomware will be more sophisticated and more likely... Can ransomware impact an external drive? Leo looks at the possibility that ransomware can infect... Ransomware Goes SpearPhishing Ransomware gangs are now using spear phishing techniques to deliver...
 
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  • How to Find Out Who Hosts a Web Site (Web Hosting Company)

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

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

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

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

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

  • Why Your Business Should Invest In Smartglasses

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

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

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

    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…
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  • Portable iBox Nano cuts size and cost of 3D resin printing

    Heidi Hoopes
    23 Oct 2014 | 5:31 pm
    Bigger is better is generally the mantra when it comes to consumer 3D printers. This is despite the majority of users likely to be only printing smaller objects anyway. Targeting such users, iBox is introducing the smaller-scaled iBox Nano, a portable resin-based 3D printer designed specifically to print cheaply, easily, and quietly at a price far below larger UV-based resin machines, while still maintaining a good print quality. .. Continue Reading Portable iBox Nano cuts size and cost of 3D resin printing Section: Electronics Tags: 3D Printers, 3D Printing, Kickstarter, Portable Related…
  • Orfos bike lights promise 360 degrees of visibility

    Ben Coxworth
    23 Oct 2014 | 2:06 pm
    When it comes to bike lights for commuting, there's one thing you have to remember ... they're needed more for being seen than for seeing the road. With that in mind, many head- and tail lights are designed not just to cast beams in front of and behind the bike, but to be seen from all directions. Seattle-based Orfos' Flare lights appear to do a particularly good job in that department, plus they feature a unique mounting system. .. Continue Reading Orfos bike lights promise 360 degrees of visibility Section: Bicycles Tags: bike lights, Cycling, Kickstarter, Safety Related Articles:…
  • Boeing opens cooking-oil-to-biofuel plant in China

    Ben Coxworth
    23 Oct 2014 | 12:30 pm
    Two years ago, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner became the first biofuel-powered aircraft to cross the Pacific Ocean. It was actually running on a biofuel/regular jet fuel mix, with the biofuel derived mainly from used cooking oil. Now, in the interest of ensuring a consistent supply of that biofuel, Boeing has partnered with Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) to produce it in a pilot plant. .. Continue Reading Boeing opens cooking-oil-to-biofuel plant in China Section: Environment Tags: Biofuel, Boeing, COMAC Related Articles: Boeing 787 Dreamliner makes first-ever biofuel-powered Pacific…
  • The roof of Abu Dhabi Central Market can now be closed to keep it cool

    Stu Robarts
    23 Oct 2014 | 12:04 pm
    During Abu Dhabi's winter, temperatures drop to around a comfortable 24º C (75º F) in the daytime. In summer, however, they can get close to 50º C (122º F). To combat the sweltering heat, Abu Dhabi's open air market can now close its roof... Continue Reading The roof of Abu Dhabi Central Market can now be closed to keep it cool Section: Architecture Tags: Abu Dhabi, Building and Construction, Foster and Partners, Market, Temperature Related Articles: Thomas Heatherwick unveils plans for 125,000 sq m "shaded" park in Abu Dhabi First visitors enter Ferrari World Abu Dhabi…
  • High-end P.A.T.H. prefab house range promises energy to spare

    Adam Williams
    23 Oct 2014 | 8:23 am
    French designer and architect Philippe Starck has joined forces with Slovenian prefabricated housing specialist Riko to manufacture a new line of high-end prefab houses under the moniker Starck with Riko. The Prefabricated Accessible Technological Homes (or P.A.T.H.) range is available in a number of shapes and sizes, and according to the company, can generate significantly more energy than it requires. .. Continue Reading High-end P.A.T.H. prefab house range promises energy to spare Section: Architecture Tags: House, Philippe Starck, Prefabricated Related Articles: Phillippe Starck designed…
 
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  • Tinfoleak Lets You Gather the Personal Details of a Twitter Account

    Vamsi Krishna
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:25 pm
    Do you think you can stay anonymous on the Internet? Really? Let me share with you a simple script called Tinfoleak, and you can check for yourself if you are really anonymous and have taken extra security precautions on the Web.Tinfoleak is a Python script which lets you gather a heck of a lot of data on any Twitter account. Using the gathered data, you can have a fairly good understanding about the person behind that specific Twitter account.Note: This guide is done on a Windows machine, and it is not intended for beginners. The commands will also vary for other operating…
  • Do You Rely on a Digital Personal Assistant? [Poll]

    Laura Tucker
    24 Oct 2014 | 10:25 am
    Digital personal assistants exist on most of our popular smartphones – Apple, Android, and Windows Phone. It’s a service that can do a lot for us, but not everyone utilizes it to its full capacity. What about you? Do you rely on a digital personal assistant?Apple started the digital personal assistant revolution with Siri. Some people opted to get an iPhone just because they wanted to play with Siri. It can’t do everything you want it to, but it can be helpful in gathering information, getting the weather, sports scores, sending texts, posting to social networks, and setting…
  • Postfity: Schedule Posts on Facebook and Twitter

    Mahesh Makvana
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:50 am
    Not all the people in this world have time to update their Facebook Statuses and Twitter profiles regularly. Most just post once in a while due to lack of time. This is where services that schedule posts come in handy. Post scheduling helps you schedule posts to go live on your social profiles at a predefined time and date. That way all of your posts go live at the time you want them to. While there are a number of services that help you schedule posts, Postfity is a new one that works right inside your browser.The app only supports Facebook and Twitter as of this writing. You can expect the…
  • 5 Great Tiling Window Managers for Linux

    Derrik Diener
    23 Oct 2014 | 4:25 pm
    Desktop environments are great, but they’re not for everyone. Some people just can’t stand the bloat that these desktops bring. That’s where tiling window managers come in. Tiling window managers are usually the most favored out of all the window managers out there. They’re usually great when it comes to memory usage (which is a great option if you don’t have a lot of ram on your machine) and are almost always customizable. Tiling WMs don’t require a panel or anything fancy like that. Just install and start getting stuff done!If you’re looking for a…
  • Anonymous Social Network Whisper Reportedly Tracking Your Location

    Himanshu Arora
    23 Oct 2014 | 2:25 pm
    A new report from The Guardian has claimed that the anonymous social network Whisper isn’t as anonymous as it claims, saying that it tracks the locations of its users, including those who have specifically opted out of geolocation tracking. It also shares user information with the US Department of Defense.The Guardian says it witnessed the practice during a three-day visit to Whisper headquarters as part of their efforts to start a journalistic relationship with the company.What is WhisperFor those who are not in the know, Whisper is an application that lets you share your deepest…
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  • How to Save Battery Life on iOS 8 Devices

    shabnam sultan
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:49 am
    Have you recently got hands on Apple’s latest iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus or having other iOS device running on iOS 8 and experiencing battery drainage issues? Apple released iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus with improved battery life, however,…Read more ›This is a post from: Techiezlounge Related posts: Facebook 3.3.3 For iPhone – Improved Notifications UI iOS 6.0.1 Direct Download Links Download TinyUmbrella 6.01.01 For Mac OS X & Windows Jailbreak iOS 6.1 Tethered Using Redsn0w Step by Step Guide to Downgrade iOS 7.1 to iOS 7.0.4/7.0.x Firmwares for iPad, iPhone &…
  • Top 5 Podcast Apps for Android

    shabnam sultan
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:52 am
    Do you enjoy listening to Podcasts? Podcasts are good to learn new things, listen to news or pass your time while traveling. Google Play Store has some good podcast apps for you to choose from. Check out top 5 Podcasts…Read more ›This is a post from: Techiezlounge Related posts: How To Clean Android Phone ? Google Nexus 7 Tablet Announced, Available For Pre-order Top 8 Best Free VOIP And Video Calling Apps For Android Steps To Protect Your Android Device AskMe App – The Bapp of All Apps
  • 15 Free Web Services And Tools To Monitor Website Downtime

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Jonathan Keith, Senior Lecturer, School of Mathematical Sciences at Monash University
    23 Oct 2014 | 9:40 pm
    A Liberian health worker disinfects a street corner where a suspected Ebola patient was picked up by an ambulance. EPA/Ahmed JallanzoThe number of reported Ebola cases is doubling roughly every five weeks in Sierra Leone, and in as little as two to three weeks in Liberia. The number of reported cases globally is projected to reach 10,000 by the end of October. The actual number of cases may be twice the official figure. So how are such figures estimated – and what can bioinformatics do to help control the disease? The 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa appeared suddenly and spread rapidly,…
  • Copyright in the Trans-Pacific Partnership echoes past mistakes

    Kimberlee Weatherall, Associate Professor of Law at University of Sydney
    23 Oct 2014 | 9:04 pm
    We've had a decade to learn from our mistakes. jazbeck/Flickr, CC BYTen years on from the Australia-US Free Trade Agreement, Australia is entering another round of negotiations towards the new and controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership. In this Free Trade Scorecard series, we review Australian trade policy over the years and where we stand today on the brink of a number of significant new trade deals. Deja vu: last week a new version of the intellectual property (IP) chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was leaked. Even as experts try to make sense of 77 pages of complex text,…
  • When parallel worlds collide ... quantum mechanics is born

    Howard Wiseman, Professor in Physics at Griffith University
    23 Oct 2014 | 8:41 pm
    Many different worlds but a finite number. Flickr/fdecomite, CC BYParallel universes – worlds where the dinosaur-killing asteroid never hit, or where Australia was colonised by the Portuguese – are a staple of science fiction. But are they real? In a radical paper published this week in Physical Review X, we (Dr Michael Hall and I from Griffith University and Dr Dirk-André Deckert from the University of California) propose not only that parallel universes are real, but that they are not quite parallel – they can “collide”. In our theory, the interaction between nearby worlds is the…
  • Jarryd Hayne's code-shift and the 'unscrupulous diner' in NRL

    Stephen Woodcock, Lecturer at University of Technology, Sydney
    23 Oct 2014 | 12:16 pm
    Parramatta Eels player Jarryd Hayne when he announced he was quitting the NRL to pursue an NFL career in the US. AAP Image/Paul MillerFormer Parramatta and Australia fullback Jarryd Hayne is in the United States trying to swap his National Rugby League (NRL) colours for a chance to play in the National Football League (NFL). A two-time Dally M Medallist as the league’s Player of the Year, Hayne shocked the rugby league world by announcing his immediate departure from the Australian game to pursue a career on the gridiron. Hayne’s bold decision reignited recent arguments about the possible…
  • The Great World Wide Star Count

    Tanya Hill, Honorary Fellow of the University of Melbourne and Senior Curator (Astronomy) at Museum Victoria
    22 Oct 2014 | 9:49 pm
    How many stars can you see at night? Right now people all over the world are being asked to go out and count them! It’s part of a dark-sky awareness campaign that’s been held each October for the past seven years. The motivation behind the Great World Wide Star Count is to raise awareness of the impact light pollution has on the night sky, and also on our health and the environment. Thankfully you don’t have to count every single star you can see. Our target in the southern hemisphere is the constellation of Sagittarius. Its bright stars form the shape of a teapot that can be seen high…
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    CyberJunkeez

  • Giveaway: 2GB Free Web Hosting for 1 Year from HostSlicer

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    21 Oct 2014 | 11:30 am
    Today I have come with the first ever official giveaway on CyberJunkeez. Premium web hosting service provider, HostSlicer.com, is offering something awesome for our readers but firstly let me give you the basic idea about HostSlicer.com. About HostSlicer HostSlicer is an Indian web hosting service that offers numerous services. With their huge list of affordable […]
  • Best Budget Smartphones operating on Android KitKat

    Priyanka Bhowmick
    21 Oct 2014 | 6:54 am
    Two days ago Google launched their new Android version, the Android 5, codenamed ‘Lollipop’. Before that there was the Android KitKat that was specifically developed for the budget Android phones. Android KitKat is now available in most of the smartphones whether it is a high-end phone or a budget phone. But since everyday a new […]
  • Online Shopping Creates a Paradigm Shift For Mobile Shoppers

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

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

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

  • Stereotype: Stereotypical Nonsense

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

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

  • Harnessing Big Data to Develop New and Profitable Data-Driven Products and Services

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

    8 Oct 2014 | 12:21 pm
    As the market becomes increasingly competitive, companies have trouble battling new entrants and sustaining a high level of success.  To stay in the upper echelons of the market, it becomes important to adapt.  John Parkinson, Affiliate Partner, weighs in on the requirements necessary to stay ahead of the curve and outlines some strategies that can keep a company on top of the pile. Click here to read more ... http://ww2.cfo.com/strategy/2014/10/adapt-watch-business-erode/
  • Wearable Technologies Could Make Manufacturing Immersive Hyper-Experience

    8 Oct 2014 | 12:03 pm
    The application potential of wearable technology is mostly talked about for entertainment or health and fitness.  However, it could also have a major impact on business environments as well, particularly in the manufacturing space.  Hubert Selvanathan, Principal, joins the conversation on the potential use cases for emerging wearable technology that will make manufacturing safer and more efficient. Click here to read more ... http://news.thomasnet.com/tech-trends/2014/08/27/wearable-technologies-can-make-manufacturing-an-immersive-hyper-experience
  • How Wearable Technologies Can Transform Field Service and Maintenance

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

    8 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm
    The Internet of Things is a hot topic at the moment and it comes with high expectations.  Tech executives who are positioning their firms to take advantage of the value creation opportunities created by IoT can be faced with a daunting task given the unknowns.  Bill Bien, Partner, and Hubert Selvanathan, Principal, help layout a road map and potential areas for consideration when building an IoT strategy. Click here to read more ... http://www.techradar.com/us/news/mobile-computing/capitalizing-on-opportunities-presented-by-the-internet-of-things-1262670
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    BetaNews

  • Apple's latest iPhone 6 problem -- #dyegate

    Aatif Sulleyman
    24 Oct 2014 | 12:21 pm
    Apple's latest flagship smartphone has caused consumers quite a few headaches (literally, in some cases). The handset, which doesn't come cheap, is prone to bending and tearing out people's hair, leading to the creation of the vastly amusing '#bendgate' and '#hairgate' scandals. Now, however, it's all about '#dyegate'. iPhone 6 owners are complaining that dye from their jeans is being transferred to the rather ugly plastic strips that adorn the back of the device, staining the expensive piece of kit. A review conducted by BGR appears to confirm that this is indeed the case. According to the…
  • Amazon Kindle Voyage Wi-Fi + free 3G and Leather Origami Cover [Review]

    Brian Fagioli
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:06 am
    It seems like everyone has a tablet or phablet nowadays. These devices are wonderful as they let you do many things, like listening to music, surfing the web and reading. Yes, you can read a book on an iPad, Nexus 7 or Galaxy Note, but you shouldn't  -- your eyes do not want you to. You see, it's debatable, but generally accepted, that back-lit LCD displays can strain eyes and lend to eye fatigue. Also, they tend to have poor readability in bright sunlight. Amazon solved these dilemmas in 2007 with the original Kindle -- an e-ink based e-reader, that worked well in sunlight and was easy on…
  • Pixelmator for iPad launches, offers Photoshop-style editing on your tablet

    Nick Peers
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:58 am
    The Pixelmator Team, renowned for its Mac image-editing tool of the same name, has released Pixelmator for iPad 1.0, a similarly powerful image manipulation tool. The app, which costs $4.99 and requires iOS 8.0 or later, has already garnered rave reviews and offers a wide range of tools covering creating, editing, fixing and enhancing images. The app offers a number of creative tools for enhancing existing images: frames, collages, text effects, shadows, fills and strokes are all covered. It also comes with full-featured painting tools. Pixelmator also bundles professional-grade color…
  • Streaming music service Deezer buys Stitcher and branches out into talk radio

    Mark Wilson
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:51 am
    The world of streaming music is dominated by just a few names. Deezer is a relatively new entrant to the US market, and it is now stretching its wings by purchasing Stitcher, the radio and podcasting service. Deezer currently has roughly 16 million users scattered across 180 countries, and this represents great growth potential for Stitcher. The seven-year-old internet radio service carries content from 40 countries, giving it a catalog of more than 35,000 shows. Diversifying in this way could be Deezer's ticket to success in a somewhat crowded market, where a unique selling point is needed…
  • CCleaner 4.19 gains Windows 10 support

    Mike Williams
    24 Oct 2014 | 8:54 am
    It’s that time of the month when Piriform’s team delivers their regular CCleaner update, and sure enough they’ve announced the availability of CCleaner 4.19 and CCleaner 4.19 Portable. The big news this time is compatibility with Windows 10 Technical Preview. If you’re using the new system so much that it’s cluttered with junk, then the program can now give it a thorough cleanup, just like any other. Improved application support sees the program do a better job of cleaning the Opera 25 cache. There’s more reliable automatic update checking. We can’t remember the last time…
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    Tech Prezz

  • J-deite Quarter is a Transformer that can walk and drive in real life

    David Robert
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:44 am
    Many of you must have watched the movie Transformers, but have you ever imagined a world full of such robots that can transform? Well, such world may not be that far from now.  A team in Japan...This post was first found on Tech Prezz
  • How to download and install Android Apps via PC from Google Play Store & Mobogenie

    Sanjeev Krishnan
    23 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am
    Smartphones and tablets are the devices we nowadays use to keep connected on the go as well as playing games and videos and Android is the OS that powers majority of smartphones and tablets...This post was first found on Tech Prezz
  • Nokia HERE Maps for Android releases; available for download

    Sanjeev Krishnan
    21 Oct 2014 | 10:03 am
    Despite Nokia’s lost-glory in the smartphone market, the company is not just disappearing, instead, it is extending its offers to more platforms including Android. The Nokia HERE maps is well-known for its accuracy and features...This post was first found on Tech Prezz
  • Samsung Chromebook 2 XE500C12-K01 up for Pre-order; Specs and Price

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

    Sanjeev Krishnan
    17 Oct 2014 | 12:25 pm
    You know Z3 hasn’t been out for that long but as a manufacturer the company keeps working and it seems like next version of its flagship is on work and not only that,  we...This post was first found on Tech Prezz
 
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  • BlackBerry Passport Smartphone launched in India at Rs. 49,999

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

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

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

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

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

  • Fix All Your Chrome Issues with Google Software Removal Tool

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • iMac Retina Reviews: Best Desktop Available

    ronaldcarlson
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:23 am
    All of the reviewers I could find were, to varying degrees, blown away by the new iMac Retina 5K. That’s due to the simple fact they spent serious quality time with Apple’s newest desktop and learned just how deep the innovation and performance really goes.Seriously, get your butt to a local Apple Store, Best Buy or authorized reseller and experience the iMac Retina 5K in person. While it looks like your daddy’s all-in-one, iMac Retina beauty runs deep.As for the iMac, there’s little more I could ask from a desktop machine. It sits at the top of Apple’s Mac offerings,…
  • Walking War Robots iOS Game Review

    Henry Dowling
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:49 am
    Walking War RobotsPixonic LLCGamesFreeDownloadMobile multiplayer action gaming can be a thing of misery. Overhyped, underwhelming games built on shaky netcode and nonsensical matchmaking, most of the time we’re left disappointed and annoyed. Walking War Robots does well to buck that trend, and while it’s not perfect it is definitely a big plundering mech stomp in the right direction.Should we trouble with you with the details of the backstory? Ok, well it’s your traditional “world gone mad” post-apocalyptic scenario, complete with obligatory faction wars to take…
  • Fire Phone Failure Sparks Massive $544M Amazon Loss

    ronaldcarlson
    23 Oct 2014 | 6:05 pm
    Amazon’s Jeff Bezos always seems to get a bye from investors. Earnings, sales and product reports that lack hard data yet overloaded with jargony happy talk have been the norm. However, following Amazon’s just reported $544 million quarterly loss, due in large part to the failed Fire Phone, the everything store and its opaque leader might have some ‘splaining to do.MarketWatch has the perhaps inevitable news — Amazon has reported a massive $544 million loss. Perhaps the biggest part of that historic shortfall was the $170 million write down of its failed Fire Phone…
  • 5 Ways to Get Web Traffic That Converts

    William Chambers
    23 Oct 2014 | 1:56 am
    Driving more traffic to your website or blog is all well and good — so long as that traffic stops, stays a while, and opts in to whatever it is you have to offer. Unfortunately, a lot of the traffic roaming around the Internet is going to pass you by if you haven’t taken steps to optimize your conversion rate.Conversion rate optimization (CRO) is how a website or landing page successfully facilitates a website visitor’s experience so that he or she converts into a customer, reader, client, etc., and pulling it off needs to be an essential part of your online marketing and business…
  • The Most Overlooked Aspects of Disaster Recovery Plans: How to Avoid Unintentional Gaps

    William Chambers
    23 Oct 2014 | 1:56 am
    In the wake of a number of high profile disasters, both natural and manmade, most companies now realize the importance of developing comprehensive disaster recovery plans. Identifying, understanding and assessing risks, and developing an effective response, is a vital part of business continuity planning and avoiding significant losses in the event that something goes wrong.What many businesses find, though, is that despite their best intentions, they overlook a key aspect of disaster recovery. At best, a gap in the planning results in a delayed response or slower than expected recovery. At…
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    Chaaps

  • NVIDIA Bolsters Executive Ranks With Two New Vice Presidents For European Market

    Chethan Thimmappa
    22 Oct 2014 | 12:52 am
    NVIDIA today announced the appointment of two new vice presidents covering its Europe, Middle East and India market. Jaap Zuiderveld has been named vice president of Sales and Marketing, and Xochilt M. Balzola-Widman has been named vice president of Consumer Business for the region. Zuiderveld comes to NVIDIA from Colt Technology Services, in London, where he led the enterprise services business’s global direct sales force. Prior to that, he served as chief operations officer and managing director for Europe at ACN, and as chief executive officer at Active 24, where he earlier held the…
  • Parineeti Chopra Debuts on Instagram on her Birthday with a Fan Selfie Collage

    Chethan Thimmappa
    21 Oct 2014 | 10:57 pm
    They say a picture is worth a thousand words in the social media space, Instagram puts that theory to practice.  So when an actress as vivacious and candid as Parineeti Chopra, (who recently tweeted “Finally getting onto Instagram. Too excited! Follow me on parineetichopra”decides to get on to Instagram, we can’t help but wait to see what she’s going to be up to on the platform. Instagram is the mothership for selfie addicts, so Parineeti who debuts on Instagram on October 22nd (her birthday) has decided to celebrate this trend with a difference!  Parineeti, in association…
  • Microsoft Azure data centres opening in Australia next week

    Chethan Thimmappa
    21 Oct 2014 | 10:38 pm
    Two Data centers would be starting their operations from tomorrow here at Australia.  With this opening of data centers in Australia, Microsoft has given Australian businesses a good reason to embrace the cloud.  For any Microsoft XBOX one owners who are residing in Australia this is beneficial as they could experience less latency while playing online games on xbox one. These data centers are present at Sydney and Melbourne, The first announcement was done on May 2013. TwitterGoogle+
  • Top USSD Apps to check balance on your phone

    Chethan Thimmappa
    21 Oct 2014 | 8:58 pm
    For mobile subscribers in India there are plenty of mobile operators to choose from. Prepaid mobile users often face this challenge to remember the codes to check balance on phone. In our earlier posts, we had exclusively covered How to Check Balance? listing  various popular mobile operators like Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, BSNL, Reliance etc and their balance checking codes.  Today we are listing out some of the top apps which eases the process of checking balance, these apps have tried to aggregate all the available USSD codes for different mobile operators at one place. Not only to check…
  • Be Connected Wherever You Go Through The Most Portable Titan Jamming Solution

    Chethan Thimmappa
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:13 am
      The advancement in technology has lead to the invention of mobile phone jammers. These jammers do not allow the cellular phones to receive signals from the base stations. One of the most innovative and portable jammer that exists is TITAN jammer. Although it is a portable unit, it acts like a highly powered unit of desktop. It is probably one of the most portable jamming solutions that exist in the market. It is loaded with enormous number of exciting features which can help people in all their needs. Its physical features are not so stylish but still it has a size dimension of 23 X 9…
 
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    MIKESHOUTS

  • Another Classy Apple Watch Dock Up for Pre-order Even Before the Smartwatch Hits the Market

    mike chua
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:57 pm
    You must be thinking, isn’t it a little too early to commit to an accessory for a gadget that’s yet to be available? Well, yes and no. For those who already decided (mainly long time Apple fanatics, we would say) that Apple most personal device is going to be the one for them, then perhaps, it really doesn’t matter if they pre-order a beautiful dock like the REST Composure Charger Dock for Apple Watch or later. However, if you do so, REST will be guaranteed delivery within 45 days of the first deliveries of the Apple Watch. The REST Composure Charger Dock for Apple Watch is…
  • Bluesmart – Now Your Suitcase is Smarter Than You Think It Is

    mike chua
    24 Oct 2014 | 1:40 pm
    Suitcase designs have not quite evolved. Sure, you see some fancy ones that can take the torment of bull runs and stuff like that, but generally, they haven’t quite catch up with the connected world, have they? Actually, yes and it all starts with the Bluesmart Bluetooth Suitcase, the luggage that’s going to change how you look at carryon. It connects to your smartphone with a dedicated app which allows you to do loads of things, including digitally locking and unlocking it, set it to auto lock mode when it is separated from you, share access with your trusted one, and be notified…
  • Bowers & Wilkins’ First Portable Bluetooth Speakers Promised Real Hi-Fi Sound in a Compact Package

    mike chua
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:03 am
    Bowers & Wilkins may be late in the portable Bluetooth speakers game, but it is all for a good sonic cause. It might have taken a little more time to get the sound right and in this case, to reproduce real hi-fi sound out of the firms’s first portable Bluetooth speakers, T7. In order for the T7 to deliver high-fidelity audio in such a compact form, B&W employs an ingenious design called Micro Matrix, which is a honeycomb structure bracing system that surrounds the entire perimeter of the speaker lending it the stability and reduces vibrations. The advanced bracing is derived…
  • Sustainable Toothbrush Comes with Option to Track Your Oral Activities

    mike chua
    23 Oct 2014 | 10:22 pm
    Changing toothbrush on regular basis is a first world problem and apparently, someone have had enough of this wastage which, according to Goodwell & Company, would see a person dumping 12 pounds of plastic toothbrushes in his or her lifetime and the population Earth on the whole can generate as much as 80 billion pounds of plastic waste. We don’t quite agree though, cos’ it is after all, a first world problem which means not all 7.1 billion folks on planet Earth shares the same frivolous treatment when it comes to toothbrush, if they even brushes at all. Still, we thought the…
  • Bell & Ross BR-X1 Aircraft Gauge-inspired Watch Gets Rocker Push Buttons and Skeletal Look

    mike chua
    23 Oct 2014 | 2:39 pm
    This may not go down well with every Bell & Ross devotees, but here it is, the BR-X1 Skeleton Chronograph, Bell & Ross’ sporty and futuristic take of the iconic BR-01. Inspired by the aeronautical flight instrument of the 21st century fighter airplanes, the BR-X1 retains the signature square design which so many have copied but failed, and unfortunately or not, that’s about the only similarity this new kid has with its forebears. The futuristic look blend with the signature square design may not be everyone’s cuppa, but it is still quite a looker (note: we said…
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  • Could this be the future of driving? – L

    aplink
    12 Oct 2014 | 9:13 pm
    Could this be the future of driving? – Listen to this Tesla P85D purr http://ow.ly/2OY82E
  • A Trip Down Memory Lane – Remember this?

    aplink
    9 Oct 2014 | 9:19 am
    A Trip Down Memory Lane – Remember this? The time when WIFI was first introduced to the world. People Went Crazy When Steve Jobs Demonstrated How WiFi Works Back In 1999 http://ow.ly/2OOfFk
  • Malaysia, the World’s Unluckiest Airline, Will Now Struggle to Survive

    aplink
    22 Jul 2014 | 7:16 am
    Only four months after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished somewhere in the Indian Ocean with 239 passengers on board, Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine, causing the loss of another 298 souls — an unprecedented blow to a major international airline. Even a robust operator would have trouble overcoming twin disasters like that. But the fact is that Malaysia’s flag carrier is in no financial shape to absorb these catastrophes. In fact, analysts wonder if it will ever be able to recover. More:…
  • What Happens to your Social Media Accounts After You Passed On?

    Ian
    13 Jul 2014 | 7:32 pm
    Originally posted on Ian's Business & Tech Blog: View original
  • Teapot Found Floating Somewhere Between

    aplink
    1 Mar 2014 | 7:34 pm
    Teapot Found Floating Somewhere Between Earth and Mars – Originally posted on Booger Hook:SOMEWHERE BETWEEN EARTH AND MARS – The history of science has had its fair share of strange and unusual discoveries; The Voynich Manuscript, The Antikythera Mechanism, and The Baghdad Batteries are just a few examples that scientists are studying and debating still to this day. Just added to this list http://ow.ly/2EkjsZ
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    Android Geeks » Android News

  • LG G3 Screen Announced, Has 5.9-inch FHD Screen and LG-made Octa-core CPU

    Liviu Anca
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:41 am
    The folks at LG have added a new smartphone to their line-up. It’s called LG G3 Screen and it is underpinned by an octa-core processor developed in-house by the South Korean company. The new LG G3 Screen is a massive 5.9-inch smartphone that most aims to compete against the likes of Galaxy Note 4 and […]
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Reportedly Coming in December

    Liviu Anca
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:18 am
    Android 5.0 Lollipop is on everyone’s lips lately and while several companies like HTC, Motorola, and Sony already revealed their plans to bring the new software on their devices, Samsung has been silent about updating their flagships. According to a new report from Sammobile, the Samsung Galaxy S5 Android 5.0 Lollipop update might arrive as early […]
  • Galaxy S5 Plus Price Set at €599 by Samsung Netherlands

    Liviu Anca
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:08 am
    We told you a couple of days ago that Samsung Netherlands has posted the official page of the Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus. In case you don’t know it already, the Galaxy S5 Plus is a Snapdragon 805-powered variant of the Galaxy S5 variant that was announce earlier this year. Now, Samsung Netherlands revealed the official […]
  • Giveaway: Win a Free Google Nexus 6

    Alex Dumitru
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:51 am
    Google Nexus 6 is going to be released very soon and we’ve decided to offer you one for free, once it becomes available. This giveaway will end as soon as we’re able to order the Nexus 6 and it will be offered randomly to one of our readers who fulfills the prerequisites listed below. You […]
  • LG G Watch R Release Date in Europe Set for Early November

    Liviu Anca
    23 Oct 2014 | 1:13 pm
    Earlier this year, Google introduced Android Wear, their new mobile platform for smartwatches and other wearables. Motorola and LG were the first OEMs to announce their Android Wear-powered smartwatches, with the latter company releasing the G Watch at I/O in June. But LG also announced the round G Watch R at IFA in September, a smartwatch […]
 
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    QualityPoint Blogs

  • Quotes about Honesty

    24 Oct 2014 | 8:30 am
    Honesty is a moral character.A person who is honest does not tell lies or cheat people, and obeys the law.Below we can see the quotes about honest by famous persons.Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. -Thomas JeffersonWhoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters -Albert EinsteinNo legacy is so rich as honesty. -William ShakespeareThe foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty. -Zig ZiglarHonesty is the best policy. -Benjamin FranklinHonesty is the best policy – when…
  • Microsoft Plans To Launch A Wearable Device

    19 Oct 2014 | 11:55 pm
    Microsoft is planning to launch a smartwatch within the next few weeks as per Forbes report. The smartwatch, designed to passively track a user’s heart rate and work across different mobile platforms. The wearable gadget’s battery life will exceed two days of regular use. Apple Inc unveiled a smartwatch on Sept. 9 that will combine health and fitness tracking with communications and will go on sale in early 2015.
  • Thomas Jefferson Quotes

    18 Oct 2014 | 12:59 am
    Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and the third President of the United States.Born: April 13, 1743, United States Died: July 4, 1826, United States Awards: AIA Gold Medal Books: Notes on the State of Virginia, Jefferson Bible Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.Never spend your money before you have earned it.The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.Nothing can stop…
  • Apple launches iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3

    17 Oct 2014 | 12:52 am
    Apple has launched iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 on thursday.Both come with the fingerprint scanner and NFC technology. The iPad Air 2 is just 6.1mm thick.Other features on the iPad Air 2 include a graphics-supporting A8X chip that is two-and-a-half times faster than the one in the iPad Air. The camera has also been upgraded to an 8-megapixel iSight camera, and the device will provide up to 10 hours of battery life. The iPad mini 3 camera hasn’t changed much and remains the same as the iPad mini 2.For the iPad mini 3, Apple has kept the A7 processor with M7 motion co-processor. The iPad Air 2…
  • India’s ISRO Successfully Launches Third Navigation Satellite

    16 Oct 2014 | 11:42 pm
    INDIA – ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C26, has successfully launched IRNSS-1C, the third satellite in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), on thursday (October 16, 2014) at 0132 hours IST from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota. According to ISRO “IRNSS is an independent regional navigation satellite system designed to provide position information in the Indian region and 1500 km around the Indian mainland. IRNSS would provide two types of services, namely, Standard Positioning Services (SPS) – provided to all users – and…
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    Blogging Techstacks

  • 1 Uncommon Cause of Unknown SSL Protocol Errors in cURL

    Chris Mahns
    16 Oct 2014 | 5:30 am
    I came across this error just the other day. cURL throws the following error when I was trying to connect to an https host: Unknown SSL protocol error in connection to <hostname>:-9846 Connecting to the same host using openssl's s_client, the following error was thrown: error:1408F119:SSL routines:SSL3_GET_RECORD:decryption failed or bad record mac Turns out, the server my client was trying to connect to was so old, it didn't support TLS! The workaround for this was to force an ssl3 connection.
  • OpenSSL Version Matrix Updated - October 2014

    Chris Mahns
    16 Oct 2014 | 5:21 am
    I updated my OpenSSL Version Matrix again to reflect new versions of OpenSSL released since June 5 2014, including the three new versions of OpenSSL that were released yesterday, (October 15, 2014) to address four security issues.
  • CryptoNark 0.5.5 Released - Now Supporting Windows

    Chris Mahns
    10 Jun 2014 | 7:30 am
    It's only been a few days since the 0.5 release but I've been busy updating CryptoNark with some bug fixes and also added in support for Windows. One caveat: I've only tested this on WIndows 8.1 under a Strawberry Perl 5.18.2 installation. Please let me know if there are any issues on older/newer versions of Strawberry Perl. One additional item to note in this version. SSLv2 connections to some sites were causing perl to crash when running on Windows. I've modified the subroutine that is making SSLv2 calls to make it more stable but on those sites that it was crashing on, cnark now falsely…
  • OpenSSL Version Matrix Updated - June 2014 Edition

    Chris Mahns
    7 Jun 2014 | 8:19 pm
    I updated my OpenSSL Version Matrix post again to include the three new OpenSSL versions recently released. The matrix is now current as of June 7, 2014 with Perl code you can steal. I still use Tie::Hash::indexed in all my modules to order this hash in the order you see it in the post. Also, the Kindle edition of chromatic's Modern Perl: 2014 Edition is  available so grab a copy--it's a steal.
  • CryptoNark 0.5 Released

    Chris Mahns
    2 Jun 2014 | 6:00 am
    It has been a while since the last release but here's new version 0.5 of CryptoNark. New features and changes in this release include the following (but are mainly centered on certificate validation): Modifed DHE- cipher strings to note that they also support Forward Secrecy Added more OpenSSL version strings. This is now current to the most recent OpenSSL version CryptoNark will check to see if you are running 0.9.8l or less and warn that your version doesn't support secure client renegotation. The cert_info() subroutine has been modified to use the AES265-SHA cipher from RC4-SHA. This is…
 
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    E-junkie.info - Small Business, Self Publishing, E-Commerce Blog

  • How to Setup Advanced Sales Tax

    22 Oct 2014 | 12:44 pm
    Lets face it, no matter how much we would like to see the opposite, taxes just keep getting more complex. Luckily, E-Junkie makes it possible to set up more then just a single sales tax rate. If you are selling in a single state, lets say Arizona (where we are located), you will need to charge sales tax to buyers through out the state.But different cities having their own tax rate (along with the state rate and maybe even a county rate as well), that can create a number of different rates depending on where your buyer is located. In this tutorial, we'll guide you through each step.
  • Don’t Spam: How to Get Your Message to the Right Audience

    20 Oct 2014 | 4:46 pm
    Your inbox probably proves that lots of people think e-blasting the heck out of people will drive conversions. Everyone gets unexpected, unwanted emails from people trying to sell something. But can you remember the last time you replied to one of those? Blasting doesn’t work, building relationships does. So how do you do that? Drive to subscribe. Give people the option to get information from you. This doesn’t mean you just have to sit with your fingers crossed waiting for visitors to your website to fill out a form that let’s you contact them. Sweeten the pot by offering visitors to…
  • Setting Flat Shipping for a Number of Items

    17 Oct 2014 | 10:14 am
    How do you setup shipping based on the number of products your customer is buying? We'll walk you through it.Starting from the Admin page, you will want to click on the "Edit E-junkie Cart Shipping Settings" link on the right side of the page. Then, click Next on the page that loads.For this example, we are going to set shipping rates: 1-3 products at $5.954-9 products at $12.65 10-20 products at $17.90 (We chose these prices because they are the U.S.P.S. Flat Rate Box price for deliveries in the United States and outlying territories.) Read more »
  • Setting Flat Shipping by Product

    17 Oct 2014 | 10:13 am
    Some of our merchants have products that can all ship for the same amount, maybe you are selling CDs and/or DVDs or maybe clothing. Our shipping does allow you to setup a flat rate so the buyer gets charged for each item they are purchasing. For this example we are going to charge a flat $2.50 for each item.Starting from the Admin page you will click on the Edit E-junkie Cart Shipping Settings link on the right side of the page.Then click Next on the page that loads, because you will not need the first page in the Shipping Settings. Read more »
  • Setting Shipping for All of the United States

    17 Oct 2014 | 10:13 am
    Shipping in the United States can be tricky if you are not using USPS Flat Rate Boxes.Part of the reason for this is that most people only really think about the 50 States, and the shipping can be different outside the contiguous United States.E-junkie, being based in the United States, has certain settings based on the way things are set at the U.S. Postal Service.The United States, according to them, includes all the outline territories - Puerto Rico, Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, America Samoa and Wake Island.  Even when shipping within the United States, UPS or Fed…
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    Two Way Radios

  • What Comes with the Motorola RMU2080?

    admin
    23 Oct 2014 | 11:40 am
     Motorola RMU2080 Standard Equipment:     One UHF Professional Two Way Radio Model RMU2080 RMU2080 Battery – 2100 mAh 7.4V Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery (up to 12 hours of life per charge) – PMNN4434AR RMU2080 Charger – Standard Drop-In Charging Tray w/ Wall Adaptor – PMLN6394A RMU2080 Belt Clip – Swivel Belt Holster With 3.5″ Spring Clip – HKLN4510A Quick Reference Leaflet RF Safety Booklet Warranty Card & 12 Month Warranty The Motorola RMU2080 two way radio is a 2 Watt 8 Channel UHF business radio that operates on 99 UHF Business Exclusive Frequencies and 122…
  • What Comes with the Motorola RMM2050?

    admin
    21 Oct 2014 | 11:21 am
     Motorola RMM2050 Standard Equipment:     One VHF Professional Two Way Radio Model RMM2050 RMM2050 Battery – 2100 mAh 7.4V Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery (up to 12 hours of life per charge) – PMNN4434AR RMM2050 Charger – Standard Drop-In Charging Tray w/ Wall Adaptor – PMLN6394A RMM2050 Belt Clip – Swivel Belt Holster With 3.5″ Spring Clip – HKLN4510A Quick Reference Leaflet RF Safety Booklet Warranty Card & 12 Month Warranty The Motorola RMM2050 two way radio is a 2 Watt 5 Channel MURS Frequency two way radio that provides coverage up to 250,000 sq. ft., 20…
  • What Comes with the Motorola RMU2040?

    admin
    17 Oct 2014 | 1:20 pm
    Motorola RMU2040 Standard Equipment:     One UHF Professional Two Way Radio Model RMU2040 RMU2040 Battery – 2100 mAh 7.4V Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery (up to 12 hours of life per charge) – PMNN4434AR RMU2040 Charger – Standard Drop-In Charging Tray w/ Wall Adaptor – PMLN6394A RMU2040 Belt Clip – Swivel Belt Holster With 3.5″ Spring Clip – HKLN4510A Quick Reference Leaflet RF Safety Booklet Warranty Card & 12 Month Warranty The Motorola RMU2040 two way radio is a 2 Watt 4 Channel UHF business radio that operates on 99 UHF Business Exclusive Frequencies…
  • What Comes with the Motorola CLP1060?

    admin
    15 Oct 2014 | 8:55 am
      Motorola CLP1060 Standard Equipment: Motorola CLP1060 UHF 1 Watt 6 Channel Bluetooth Two Way Radio 1130 mAh Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery Pack – HKNN4014A HKLN4513 Single Pin Audio Headset w/ Push-To-Talk HKLN4512 Bluetooth Accessory Pod CLP1060 Belt clip – HKLN4438A CLP1060 Charger – HKPN4008A CLP1060 Bluetooth Accessory Pod Charger – HKPN4509A CLP1060 Owner’s Manual and Registration Card 1-Year Motorola Replacement Warranty Features: Push-To-Talk Button - Oversized, textured, and centrally located provides easy access. Clear, Strong Audio - 16 adjustable volume levels…
  • What Comes with the Motorola CLP1040?

    admin
    9 Oct 2014 | 10:46 am
      Motorola CLP1040 Standard Equipment: Motorola CLP1040 UHF 1 Watt 4 Channel Two Way Radio 1130 mAh Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery Pack – HKNN4014A HKLN4455A Single Pin Audio Headset w/ Push-To-Talk CLP1040 Belt clip – HKLN4438A CLP1040 Charger – HKPN4008A CLP1040 Owner’s Manual and Registration Card 1-Year Motorola Replacement Warranty Features: Push-To-Talk Button - Oversized, textured, and centrally located provides easy access. Clear, Strong Audio - 16 adjustable volume levels make the Motorola CLP1040 easy to hear in any environment. Smart Status Glow - Color indicates…
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    Skyje

  • Earning Money out of Photo Retouching

    skyje
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:30 am
    If you’re looking for some extra source of income and it happen that you know a little bit about photo retouching or basics in photo editing, you can enhance your skills and benefit financially out of these. There’s a lot of way to earn money out of this talent, here are some. Local Business Starting […] The post Earning Money out of Photo Retouching appeared first on Skyje.
  • 10 Ways to Improve the Speed of your WordPress Website

    skyje
    15 Oct 2014 | 5:11 am
    WordPress is currently the hot favorite platform for most web designers. If there is a platform they want to develop on, it would most certainly be WordPress. There is a reason for such love among developers. Most developers find this platform easy and seamless to integrate websites on. Secondly, maintaining websites on WordPress does not […] The post 10 Ways to Improve the Speed of your WordPress Website appeared first on Skyje.
  • 8 Website Trends That Are Ruling The World of Web Design

    skyje
    14 Oct 2014 | 4:19 am
    Talk “web design” and you’d realize what was working just about two years ago isn’t working today. Trends are a part of the evolving web. As the web grows and the user behavior changes with it, web design trends also change. As of now, the web is a vortex with multiple factors affecting this change. […] The post 8 Website Trends That Are Ruling The World of Web Design appeared first on Skyje.
  • Wix.com: Helping You Establish a Significant Online Presence from Scratch

    skyje
    13 Oct 2014 | 4:19 am
    If you want to take your business online and make the most of the internet audience, use wix.com to build a comprehensive website. This is an age of information and technology. Since the advent of the internet, the world has transformed significantly. It has not remained the same at all. Almost every person looks for […] The post Wix.com: Helping You Establish a Significant Online Presence from Scratch appeared first on Skyje.
  • Seven Tips for Designing Calls to Action That Convert

    skyje
    7 Oct 2014 | 3:06 am
    If the purpose of your page is to generate leads, there is no other important element than the call to action. After you have introduced and explained your offer or service, this is where your reader will decide whether or not they want to continue. Designing a bold, catchy call to action will help reduce […] The post Seven Tips for Designing Calls to Action That Convert appeared first on Skyje.
 
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    RayOnStorage Blog

  • Apple SIM and more flexible data plans

    Ray
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:44 pm
    The new US and UK iPad Air 2 and Mini iPad 3’s now come with a new, programable SIM (see wikipedia SIM article for more info) card for their cellular data services. This is a first in the industry and signals a new movement to more flexible cellular data plans. Currently, the iPad 2 Apple SIM card supports AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile in the US (what no Verizon?) and EE in the UK. With this new flexibility one can switch iPad data carriers anytime, seemingly right on the phone without having to get up from your chair at all. You no longer need to go into a cellular vendor’s…
  • Quasar, data center scheduling reboot

    Ray
    10 Oct 2014 | 4:32 pm
    Microsoft Bing Maps’ datacenter by Robert Scoble Read an article today from ZDnet called Data center scheduling as easy as watching a movie. It was about research out of Stanford University that shows how using short glimpses of applications in operation can be used to optimally determine the best existing infrastructure to run it on (for more info, see “Quasar: Resource-Efficient and QoS-Aware Cluster Management”  by Christina Delimitrou and Christos Kozyrakis). What with all the world’s compute moving to the cloud, the cloud providers are starting to see poor CPU…
  • Drones as a leapfrog technology

    Ray
    1 Oct 2014 | 3:58 pm
    Read an article the other day in Wired, A radical but possible plan to connect Africa nations with cargo drones about one organizations plan to use autonomous drones to deliver cargo across national boundaries.  The first cargo route is to be about 80km long and connect a number of towns and villages, to deliver small amounts of cargo via drones. We have talked before about how mobile phones and cloud were a leapfrog technologies that were bringing Africa into the 21st century (see The rise of mobile and the death of the rest, Is cloud a leapfrog technology?, & mobile health…
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    Tech Hamlet

  • How To Install Gnome 13.14 in Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn

    Pubudu Kodikara
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:27 am
    Finally the new Ubuntu 14.10 is here. For GNOME lovers the official Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 have also been released. But... As usual, you won't get the latest version of GNOME with it. Why? Actually you can't just take it and put it into the OS like we do with the other stuff. GNOME is a desktop environment. A lot of apps depend on it. Normally this is not a big problem. But Ubuntu have customized GNOME a lot to fit their Unity shell. With every release you need to patch it to work with these...
  • Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn is released! Download it now

    Pubudu Kodikara
    23 Oct 2014 | 8:00 am
    Canonical have just released the next major version of Ubuntu, the Utopic Unicorn! Earlier they used names of real animals. But a Unicorn is a mythical animal. Or is it?? Anyway, if you stayed with us you might already know that there's no major changes in this release. Some call it the Unchanged Unicorn. But still there are some behind the scene upgrades and fixes which you might want to see. Hybrid Graphics Support : Ubuntu already have a good support for hybrid graphics. The new Ubuntu...
  • Tasty.lk : Find the Best Place to Fill Your Tummy in Sri Lanka

    Pubudu Kodikara
    22 Oct 2014 | 8:44 am
    Hungry? Need a good place to dine? No idea how good the food will be? What if there's a magical place which can give you all these information. Ratings, prices, places around you... Well, its the age of technology and there's a solution for almost anything. In Sri Lanka also people are now getting into the cloud. So, if you want to find a good place to eat, you need to try Tasty.lk . Where to eat? What are the nearest restaurants? Tasty.lk is a social network for people that eat! When you...
  • Lift : Build New Habits and Drop Bad Habits to Fix Your Life

    Pubudu Kodikara
    21 Oct 2014 | 8:45 am
    If you are lost trying to fix your life, If you want to loose a bad habit, if you want to build a good habit, what will you do? Go to the calendar and mark everything you do in there? Read a lot of books and articles about life hacks? Hire a coach? What if you can do all of them and more with a simple app? Lift will help you. Its a multi-platform (Web, Android, iOS) goal tracker. Initially started as an iPhone app by Tony Stubblebine, Jon Crosby, Matt Matteson and Mark Hendrickson, with...
  • Take Control of Your Privacy in Ubuntu with Privacy Indicator

    Pubudu Kodikara
    20 Oct 2014 | 8:43 am
    You might not know this but Linux is a bit sneaky. Sometimes it's a bit like Google. It tracks and logs your activities and events, anywhere from files opened to websites visited or conversations held via email and more :-O ! But don't worry, they don't sell it to anyone like Facebook and Google. Its only to give a better experience for you. But there are some people who think this is a bit intrusive and want to shut them off. You can do this using the settings panel. But Privacy Indicator...
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    Geeky Stuffs

  • Nokia Lumia 930 : Hands-on Review, Specs and Features

    Shaan Haider
    23 Oct 2014 | 5:46 am
    Nokia Lumia 930 is Nokia’s latest flagship device and it is the best Windows Phone device yet as well. It come as a complete package in terms of software and hardware to fight against the high end and best smartphones of other brands. I was trying my hands on the Nokia Lumia 930 since last few days and now I am going to share my experience with the device. The hands-on review of Nokia Lumia 930
  • New Apple iOS 8.1 Features and Bug Fixes You Need to Know

    Shaan Haider
    22 Oct 2014 | 9:54 am
    We all know that when Apple rolled out the iOS 8 officially to iPhone and iPad users, it came with lots of bugs and people made lots of hue and cry about it. Apple then worked on the iOS 8.1 to fix all those bugs and bring some new features to the iOS. And the result is the iOS 8.1 This release includes new features, improvements and bug fixes which came with the iOS 8 . Few of them are improved
  • HOW TO : Find Which App is Consuming How Much Battery on iPhone and iPad

    Shaan Haider
    20 Oct 2014 | 4:44 am
    Our smartphone are getting better and smarter everyday. But one thing which we really wish is to have the more and more battery life. With all those full HD and quad-HD screens, power hungry processors. 4K video recording and games with amazing graphics, our smartphone’s battery does not last for more than a day. There are some apps which runs in the background and consume the battery and RAM.
  • List of Android Smartphone Receiving the Android 5.0 Lollipop Update

    Shaan Haider
    19 Oct 2014 | 6:26 am
    One question which comes in every Android smartphone user’s mind whenever an Android updates comes out that “Whether and when my device will get the latest Android update?” And now when the Android 5.0 Lollipop is out officially along with the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 devices, Android users are looking forward to get the Android 5.0 Lollipop on their devices as well. But like any OS or software,
  • HOW TO : Stop Auto-Play Facebook Videos

    Shaan Haider
    19 Oct 2014 | 2:44 am
    Facebook love to make changes and add or remove features for its website. Some of those features are welcomed and some are not. One of the feature Facebook recently included is of the auto-playing the videos on the timeline. This feature is enabled on the Facebook website and on the Android and iOS apps well. This is one of the feature I personally do not like as it is very annoying that while
 
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    GirlyGeekdom

  • Inspire: Three Questions with Ortis Deley

    Sarah Lamb
    23 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am
    In our third video of our Inspire series we asked Ortis Deley former Gadget Show presenter and all round gadget fiend what got him into gadgets and technology. What you may not realise is that Ortis has a BSc in Pharmacy and has also been on Tomorrow’s World. You can find out more about Ortis […]
  • A week with the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro & The Launch!

    Sarah Lamb
    22 Oct 2014 | 2:41 am
    I was lucky enough to be invited to the launch of Lenovo’s latest products and what a launch it was.  The latest Lenovo products quite simply took your breath away.  To be honest I really wasn’t expecting to go oooh and aaaah!  It was like watching a firework display but better! The products that were launched at this event […]
  • Inspire: Three Questions with Kate Russell

    Sarah Lamb
    16 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am
    In our second video in our inspire series we catch up with BBC Click’s Kate Russell.  Many of you probably know Kate from her time at BBC Click but did you also know that she is a published author and has spoken at Girl Geek Dinners! We asked Kate three questions to provide an insight […]
  • Are smart phones getting too big?

    Sarah Lamb
    15 Oct 2014 | 3:00 am
      Smart phones seem to be growing and growing in size over the past few years but unless you are a child your hands just aren’t growing at the same rate… What can you do to combat the ever increasing screen size without compromising on usability? It seems like smaller screen phones just aren’t in […]
  • Why Ada Matters

    Sarah Lamb
    14 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am
    You may or may not realise it but today is Ada Lovelace day… Some may wonder who is Ada and others ask why does Ada matter so much… Well here goes.. Ada Lovelace is an inspirational young woman and a technology pioneer.  There aren’t many female technology pioneers out there and so we love to […]
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    High Tech in the Hub

  • AWS Q3 Revenue

    Joe Kinsella
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:13 am
    I've been meaning all week to do my usual post-mortem on the quarterly Amazon earnings call, but something kept getting in the way. Over a cup of tea this morning I did a quick read through the SEC filing. The overall earnings were disappointing for most analysts, with revenues of $20.58B instead of the expected $20.84B, and an operating loss of $544M. But of course I don't really pay much attention to the overall numbers, since Bezos seems to be losing his way to taking over the world (well, the world minus smartphones). My focus of course is on the cloud. The result: $1.340B for the North…
  • Top Heresies of Zero to One

    Joe Kinsella
    19 Oct 2014 | 1:43 pm
    A former colleague recently sent me a couple copies of Peter Thiel’s Zero to One with the instructions: “Read and pass on.” As a voracious reader of startup non-fiction, I would’ve eventually read the book by the former co-founder of PayPal. But since it came as a gift from a respected former colleague, I made it the top of my reading list in spite of know nothing about Thiel other than what you hear from geek pop culture (e.g. PayPal, Thiel Fellowship, Peter Gregory from Silicon Valley, seasteading). But I suspected anyone who named an investment fund after a precious metal from Lord…
  • Fetching Google Consolidated Bills

    Joe Kinsella
    19 Oct 2014 | 5:23 am
    Google announced support for the GCP equivalent of the AWS consolidated bill this Friday. This feature substantially simplifies the complexity of managing billing across multiple projects, allowing you to consolidate the billing and usage statements from all projects into a single bucket. Attached is a simple Ruby script to allow you to fetch your consolidated bills from a bucket: #!/usr/bin/env ruby require 'rubygems' require 'google/api_client' require 'json' if ARGV.size < 7 puts "gcp_get_bill.rb [project name] [certificate file] [certificate passphrase] [service account] [bucket]…
  • Making a Difference

    Joe Kinsella
    11 Oct 2014 | 12:47 pm
    A few minutes ago I finished writing the first draft of a patent; Thursday I put the finishes touches on an eBook; and earlier in the week I wrote online product documentation. While writing patents, generating blog posts, and authoring user documentation are not among the more glamorous tasks I do as an entrepreneur and CTO, they are all necessary to building my company and supporting my customers. They also share one thing in common: they leverage a writing skill I honed in college through a creative writing minor. There are countless people in the world who have made a difference in the…
  • For Sale: Antique Cloud Instances

    Joe Kinsella
    3 Oct 2014 | 10:56 am
    I’d like to let you know about a unique one-time opportunity. Starting today I’m making available for sale a few reserved instances from my personal cloud collection. The items include antique and previously owned m1.small and m1.large reservations that are in mint condition and fully enabled for running any version of Linux. While some may wonder why one would want to run an instance in the m1 family when there are cheaper and higher performance instances available from AWS, I know you as a cloud collector will understand their unique appeal. With these reservations, you can launch a…
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    Techno360.in

  • Get WinX DVD Ripper Platinum for Free

    Ramakanth
    13 Oct 2014 | 6:35 pm
    BY Ramakanth WinX DVD Ripper Platinum is a fast and easiest DVD ripping solution that allows users to easily rip DVD movies from a disc, folder or ISO image and convert them into popular video formats without quality loss. WinX DVD Ripper supports most common video formats for computers, mobile phones and portable media players in general. […] This is a post from Techno360.in Read the...
  • F-Secure Key password manager Free for one year

    Ramakanth
    12 Oct 2014 | 6:49 pm
    BY Ramakanth F-Secure Key  is a password manager that secures all your accounts  across  Windows, Mac, iOS and Android platforms. This security tool  simplifies your life with one secure password , the application stores all your passwords in one user name, so all you need to remember is one master password. That means, you all ways have all your […] This is a post from Techno360.in Read...
  • Download Windows 10 Preview

    Ramakanth
    2 Oct 2014 | 8:14 am
    BY Ramakanth You may have already heard that Microsoft named ‘Windows 10′ as their next operating system and successor to Windows 8/8.1.   Although the Redmond company didn’t revealed any reason for skipping Windows 9 name and jumping to Windows 10, but there are rumours that third-party apps could wrongly identify Windows 9 as 95, so the […] This is a post from...
  • Cyberghost 5 VPN Premium Free for 6 Months

    Ramakanth
    1 Oct 2014 | 5:10 pm
    BY Ramakanth CyberGhost 5 vpn is one of our favourite Virtual private networking tool.It lets you bypass geographic restrictions by making it appear as if you were based in another country. CyberGhost  5 VPN is one of the famous & Fast  VPN service provider.This application replaces the externally visible IP address with a CyberGhost VPN IP address, generally […] This is a post from...
  • Fix Chrome issues with Google Software Removal Tool

    Ramakanth
    1 Oct 2014 | 8:28 am
    BY Ramakanth Google Software Removal Tool is a portable app released by Google itself to help you remove programs that are causing issues to Chrome browser. Google Chrome browser is designed to be simple, secure and fast, but installing some addon’s will change the behaviour of the browser , these harmful extensions or tool bars not only […] This is a post from Techno360.in Read the...
 
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    Jason Slater Technology News

  • Google Enhances Login Verification With USB Security Key

    Jason Slater
    22 Oct 2014 | 2:21 pm
    If someone asks you about two-factor authentication do you turn all wobbly with worry or do you raise an eyebrow and sing “Hurrah” and ask “When can I get it”? If you are a Google user you may already be ... Read More The post Google Enhances Login Verification With USB Security Key appeared first on Technology Blog with Jason Slater.
  • Event Watch: IFSEC International Event 16-18 June 2015

    Jason Slater
    18 Oct 2014 | 6:29 am
    IFSEC International 2015 is heading to London again next year for. Anyone with an interest in security including physical security, video surveillance (and CCTV), access control, biometrics, or cyber security, should find something of interest at the event. Exhibitors include ... Read More The post Event Watch: IFSEC International Event 16-18 June 2015 appeared first on Technology Blog with Jason Slater.
  • Review: devolo dLAN Powerline 1200+ Starter Kit

    Jason Slater
    17 Oct 2014 | 5:30 am
    The devolo range of Powerline networking products just keeps getting better. Powerline, for those who are unfamiliar with the term, is a technology that essentially turns all connected power sockets, in your home or small office, into potential network points ... Read More The post Review: devolo dLAN Powerline 1200+ Starter Kit appeared first on Technology Blog with Jason Slater.
  • Tech Watch: Wireless Battery Charging from Ossia

    Jason Slater
    15 Oct 2014 | 3:56 am
    We have talked many times, on this blog, about the power limitations of mobile devices. Mobile technology advances and yet the stumbling block is often short battery life or the sheer amount of time required to recharge. What if we ... Read More The post Tech Watch: Wireless Battery Charging from Ossia appeared first on Technology Blog with Jason Slater.
  • Review: Tesco hudl2 Android Tablet

    Jason Slater
    14 Oct 2014 | 8:40 am
    Tesco recently launched it’s new hudl2 8.3” 16GB Wi-Fi Tablet (Cat. No 718-1001 for slate black version reviewed) and, as it turns out, the svelte new tablet is an unexpected treat. Building upon the success of the first hudl tablet ... Read More The post Review: Tesco hudl2 Android Tablet appeared first on Technology Blog with Jason Slater.
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    AskVG

  • [Software Update] CCleaner 4.19 Now Available for Download

    VG
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:45 am
    NOTE: This article is updated whenever a new version of CCleaner is released. So keep checking this page regularly. Good news for CCleaner users! Piriform has released CCleaner 4.19 to public. CCleaner is a free system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool. It removes temporary unused files from your system which helps your computer to run […]
  • [Nightly Update] Firefox 36.0 Comes with Improved Firefox Hello Feature

    VG
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:07 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 74: A few day back, in UPDATE 66 we told you about a new feature "Invite someone to talk" […]
  • New Update Build 9860 of Windows 10 Technical Preview Now Available for Download

    VG
    21 Oct 2014 | 9:57 pm
    If you are using recently released Windows 10 Technical Preview, here is a good news for you. Microsoft has released a new update build 9860 of Windows 10 TP to public. The new build is available for download via Windows Update, so it'll be automatically downloaded and installed in all computers running Windows 10 Technical […]
  • Fix “This Page has been Translated” Pop-up Message in Google Chrome by Disabling Automatic Translation Feature

    VG
    21 Oct 2014 | 6:17 am
    Recently an AskVG reader "Jon" contacted me regarding following problem in Google Chrome web browser: Hi, Any chance you can come up with a fix that stops the "This page has been translated" pop-up balloon that appears every time a foreign language page has been translated using automatic translation in Google Chrome? So many people […]
  • How to Remove Search Box from New Tab Page in Internet Explorer?

    VG
    18 Oct 2014 | 3:23 am
    Recently we told you that Microsoft has released a new update for Internet Explorer 11 which adds Bing Search box on New Tab page of Internet Explorer. Search Box on New Tab Page in Internet Explorer Web Browser The new Search box might be useful for many users but some people find it inconvenient and […]
 
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    The Applied Materials Blog blogs

  • Mike Splinter Honored as Education Champion

    awiegert
    8 Oct 2014 | 8:59 am
    Congratulations to Applied Materials Executive Chairman Mike Splinter on receiving the Silicon Valley Education Foundation's (SVEF) Pioneer Business Leader Award for driving change in business and education philanthropy by using his passion and influence to make a positive impact on people’s lives.Read more
  • What’s in a Name? Innovation for Humanity

    skenney
    16 Sep 2014 | 9:49 am
    The project names Gooru, Nanoly, and Sanergy are intriguing. The fact these names represent efforts all over the world, from India to Latin America to Africa, piques curiosity. And, the actual work of the 2014 Tech Laureates is absolutely amazing.Read more
  • Applied Materials’ Commitment to Education Highlighted

    mwalker-moak
    12 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    Applied Materials’ commitment to developing the next generation of innovators was recently highlighted by the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship.Read more
  • Is 3D NAND a Disruptive Technology for Flash Storage? Absolutely!

    erping
    8 Sep 2014 | 9:54 am
    At the 2014 Flash Memory Summit, I participated in a panel discussion titled, “Is 3D NAND a disruptive technology for Flash storage?” The consensus is that 3D NAND will be the most viable storage technology in the years to come, although opinions were mixed on when that disruption would be evident.Read more
  • Mike Splinter Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    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
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    techtrickz

  • How to Enable Trusted Devices Feature on Android 5.0 Lollipop Devices

    Kannan
    19 Oct 2014 | 8:15 pm
    Trusted Devices is a brilliant feature of Android 5.0 Lollipop. It is very handy if you use your phone with your Bluetooth smart devices such as Smartwatch, Headsets, Car audio or Fitbit. Enabling “Trusted Devices” feature will automatically unlock your phone when it comes with in the range of a... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on Techtrickz.com]
  • Prepare Your Phone for Android 5.0 Lollipop Update

    Kannan
    18 Oct 2014 | 9:35 am
    It is assumed that Android 5.0 Lollipop OTA update will start on Nov 3. Besides the Nexus devices, many smartphones including from Motorola, HTC and Sony [see complete list here] will also get the Lollipop OTA (over the air) update in coming days. If you are excited to get the new Android L, you... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on Techtrickz.com]
  • Download Android 5.0 Lollipop Official wallpapers and Sounds

    Kannan
    17 Oct 2014 | 7:51 pm
    One of the biggest changes in Android 5.0 Lollipop is the new Material Design user interface, which makes everything looks cleaner including the wallpaper. The Android 5.0 Lollipop update is yet to be available, but you can enjoy some Lollipop features right on your device. For example wallpapers... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on Techtrickz.com]
  • How to Get “Ok Google” Voice Shortcut on Galaxy Note 4

    Kannan
    16 Oct 2014 | 10:49 pm
    Here is a clever trick that will let you get the “OK Google” voice shortcut set up on all of your Galaxy Note 4 screens. You can set it up for your lockscreen too and control your phone using the hands free launch phrase ‘OK Google’ followed by a command, even when your phone’s screen […] [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on Techtrickz.com]
  • Nexus 6 vs Other Big Screen Flagship Smartphones

    Kannan
    15 Oct 2014 | 11:37 pm
    Google has finally announced the Nexus 6 smartphone along with the new Android operating system Lollipop (Android 5.0). The Nexus 6 is a 5.9-inch stunning phablet that brings amazing features like Turbo Charging (quick charging) and powers a Snapdragon 805, 2.7 quad-core processors with 3GB of RAM.... [This is a summary only. Click on the title for full article. Computer & Mobile Phone Tips,Tricks & Tutorials on Techtrickz.com]
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    Telecom & Technology Magazine

  • Mobilink becomes fastest growing 3G service of Pakistan

    Bilal Sarwari
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:39 am
    Reaches 1 million 3G customers in 90 days Lahore: 22 October, 2014 – Mobilink 3G customers have reached 1 million mark rendering it as the fasted growing 3G service in Pakistan. Mobilink hit the 1 million mark within 90 days of commercial launch which is the fastest uptake of 3G services of any cellular operator in Pakistan. Mobilink’s 3G services were launched in July this year and continue to provide high-speed internet to customers in 12 cities of Pakistan and counting. President and CEO Mobilink, Jeffrey Hedberg (right) with senior management ofMobilink celebrating 1 Million 3G…
  • Apple indulges some Ground Breaking Features in New iOS 8

    Bilal Sarwari
    22 Sep 2014 | 11:41 am
    iOS 8 is the best ever invention by Apple, as Apple has admired this fact by itself. The previous iOS versions were having many bugs and vulnerabilities, but Apple has overcome these in iOS 8. Moreover, iOS 8 has many new features that aren’t available in any previous iOS version and the features were the most demanded by iOS users. Without wasting any time on introduction of iOS 8, let’s start discussing about its remarkable features: I’ll discuss first about some new iOS default apps that have been added in iOS 8. Healthkit Healthkit is just like S health app of Samsung,…
  • Are You Looking for Cheapest 3g Plan in Punjab? Get Idea!

    Guest Author
    25 Jul 2014 | 1:18 am
    Third fastest thriving and largest mobile operator in India, Idea Cellular is committed to provide seamless and economic data services. Today, the 3G footprint of Idea covers 28 states in India. It has set up its own network in 13 major states and the rest of the country as per Intra Circle Roaming (ICR) contracts. 3G Network of Idea Cellular is going to provide seamless experience to the customers in Punjab like never before, who are anxiously awaiting for the most preferred and oldest mobile operator to introduce its 3G services. Started from Chandigarh which is the capital city of Punjab,…
  • Marvellous Technology By Amazon

    Guest Author
    31 May 2014 | 2:44 am
    What is Iphone 5 Armband? It is one of the Amazon suprising phone technology introduced after an extensive concentration and exertion both of thought and experimentation. Iphone 5 arm band is equipped with divergent tools and techniqes of safety, operation, accessibility, facility of tune and taste coupled with many others qualities and coverages. This is one of the protectors of the phone, a guarantor for its rescue under many odd conditions. If guaged in the deep sense, it have become a direly inevitable need for those who are looking for newer and easier modes of use of modern mobile…
  • Casinos – Earn Money While Having Fun

    james
    13 Mar 2014 | 10:27 am
    Casino is the modern world is much like an amusement park that is indoors for adults. There are various kinds of things that are going on within the casino like along with the gambling, musical shows, shopping centres, lighted fountains and various other kinds of themes to attract the guests. Its existence is not possible without the game of chance that is the gambling that is played there, and it is the result of this popularity that the game is now also played on net as casino online. Games like blackjack, slot machines, keno, craps and baccarat etc of billions of dollars every year.
 
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    TechMASH

  • Z Charge For Charging And Storing Devices By The Bed!

    Tech Mash
    24 Oct 2014 | 8:34 am
    It is a fact of life that most of us take our smartphones and tablets to bed with us, but when we have finished social networking, checking emails or just a bit of gaming the device normally ends up on the floor. But, leaving a smartphone or tablet on the floor is not the best…Read more →
  • The AirBeam Monitors Air Quality And Shares It With The World!

    Tech Mash
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:50 am
    When we of air quality we are talking about something that we cannot see and so we are in need of some help in being able to gauge what the air quality is, while at the same time uploading this data to a website where the air quality measurements from all around the world can…Read more →
  • The Eight Biggest Security Breaches In History!

    Tech Mash
    24 Oct 2014 | 6:16 am
    Source: Whois Hosting This Via: Content Staging    
  • Solve Those Math Questions With Your Smartphone And Photomath!

    Tech Mash
    23 Oct 2014 | 8:00 am
    Maths is one of those subjects that you really love or you really do not, but at point in our working or leisure lives, we find that we are presented by a maths question or puzzle. At this point it normally here when we begin to come out in a cold sweat as we try…Read more →
  • Texas Chainsaw Massacre Halloween Prank Video!

    Tech Mash
    23 Oct 2014 | 7:38 am
    Watching a movie like the Texas Chainsaw Massacre or Saw is scary enough, but at least you know that it is only a movie and in reality there are not any people like that around, is there? Are you sure about that? Check out this video prank by VitalyzdTv, they have managed to bring the…Read more →
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    Uncrunched

  • Who’s Lying About Whisper?

    Michael Arrington
    16 Oct 2014 | 2:23 pm
    Separately, Whisper has been following a user claiming to be a sex-obsessed lobbyist in Washington DC. The company’s tracking tools allow staff to monitor which areas of the capital the lobbyist visits. “He’s a guy that we’ll track for the rest of his life and he’ll have no idea we’ll be watching him,” the same Whisper executive said. – The Guardian As far as I can tell from what The Guardian has alleged, and from Whisper’s denials, what happened is this: 1. When talking to potential partners, Whisper hypes its ability to track users so that those partners will know…
  • Picture Of Kevin Rose’s First App From North

    Michael Arrington
    10 Sep 2014 | 3:20 pm
    Kevin Rose was just backstage at TechCrunch Disrupt and gave me a brief preview of his first app, called Tiiny, from his new development company North Technologies. He said it’s going through the app review process now and should be released shortly. Image is terrible but this is his story to tell when he’s ready. Website describes it as “Share tiny little photos that disappear after 24 hours” but it’s more than that. Pretty slick though.
  • The Three Skills Needed To Become A Legendary Tech Blogger

    Michael Arrington
    9 Sep 2014 | 9:56 pm
    Every once in a while someone asks me who I think the best tech bloggers are and why. It happened today, in fact, back stage at TechCrunch Disrupt. I also have blogging on the mind in general after reading Jason Kincaid’s new book today. Here’s my short answer – A great tech blogger needs to be exceptionally good at (1) breaking big stories, (2) writing powerful thought pieces, and (3) doing live interviews. In my mind, there are just three or four great tech bloggers in the world. The average tech blogger, which is just a commodity, probably isn’t good at any of these…
  • Jason Kincaid’s New Book Is A Must-Read For Founders

    Michael Arrington
    9 Sep 2014 | 1:27 pm
    I had the pleasure of reviewing former TechCrunch writer Jason Kincaid’s new book The Burned-Out Blogger’s Guide To PR today for Techcrunch. It’s a must-have book for entrepreneurs, and laugh-out-loud funny. Read my review here, and buy the book here. Kindle only for now, but you can get a printed version in a couple of weeks.
  • Regarding Alexia’s Mind

    Michael Arrington
    9 Sep 2014 | 8:58 am
    Alexia Tsotsis, the editor of TechCrunch, interviewed Peter Thiel yesterday at TechCrunch Disrupt. Pando editor Paul Carr has this to say: Alexia is the editor of TechCrunch. And that means she’s a competitor to the sites that regularly call out sexism, subtle or overt, that pops up in our industry. So she goes without defense. Not only does she go without defense from her peers in the industry, it’s actually one of her peers calling her stupid. Which is fine, she’s very tough. But if you see her today, let her know how much you respect her. She won’t show it, but…
 
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  • The Memeburn guide to the SA digital agency landscape

    Stuart Thomas: Senior reporter
    23 Oct 2014 | 11:33 pm
    A few years ago, we gave you a pretty quick overview of the South African digital landscape. Much has changed since then. For a start, there are now nearly five times as many South Africans online as there were when we published that article. That means that the audience for digital agencies to market to […]
  • 8 essential apps every budding technology journalist needs

    Andy Walker: staff reporter
    23 Oct 2014 | 9:46 pm
    Apple likes a tag-line or two, doesn’t it? Remember that “There’s an app for that” quip that instantly turned into a meme? We’re all for that line. In fact, we believe that you should be equipped with an app for every potential situation one should find oneself. And you know what? There is an app […]
  • Inspire Mastery: looking to the bright future of SA’s tech ecosystem

    Jacques Coetzee: staff reporter
    23 Oct 2014 | 9:31 pm
    A successful entrepreneur knows how to master his or her environment. An idea can only take you so far. The skill lies in knowing how and when to execute. Inspire Mastery is a series that looks at some of the trends that are driving the journey of South Africa’s savvy tech entrepreneurs. The best part […]
  • Apps are changing enterprise software: here’s how

    Alan Sher
    23 Oct 2014 | 9:30 pm
    Like many other aspects of the technology industry, mobility has an indelible impact even on enterprise software. That’s probably most obvious in the recent introduction of apps which are fully capable of running small enterprises, either as stand-alone modules, or as a fully integrated suite.. These apps reflect a remarkable evolution of enterprise resource planning […]
  • Weekly Roundup #03: SA digital agency landscape, iPhone 6 and BMW’s new hybrid car

    Staff Reporter
    23 Oct 2014 | 9:30 pm
    Welcome to our Weekly Roundup, our weekly podcast that discusses tech trends, innovation and news. Joining this podcast edition are brand manager Jason Bechervaise, reporter Andy Walker and managing editor Mich Atagana. This week we’re chatting about some the tech world’s top happenings of late; from Memeburn’s bible of South Africa digital agency landscape to […]
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    eWallstreeter

  • Your Galaxy S5 may get Android 5.0 Lollipop in time for the holidays

    24 Oct 2014 | 5:15 pm
    Great news, Galaxy S5 owners: You may not have to wait that much longer to get Android 5.0 Lollipop on your favorite phone. SamMobile’s sources indicate that Lollipop will start rolling out to the Galaxy S5 sometime in December, which hopefully means you should get it on your own device before the year is over. LEARN MORE: The future of Android has arrived: Google announces Android 5.0 Lollipop release details Android 5.0 Lollipop, which Google officially unveiled earlier this month, is n
  • Some Like It Hot Just Might Be The Funniest Movie Ever Made

    24 Oct 2014 | 5:02 pm
    There are tons of hilarious performances in the history of modern movies, but Jack Lemmon's turn in Some Like It Hot is absolutely, positively, one of the funniest—if not the funniest—of all time. Read more...
  • Scientists discover that comet stinks and has dunes just like Earth

    24 Oct 2014 | 4:36 pm
    The spacecraft Rosetta keeps surprising everyone with amazing new photos taken in pursuit of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, taken just 7.4 kilometers from its surface. These images reveal dunes just like those you can find on Earth. Scientists have also found that it really stinks. Read more...
  • The Note 4 is reportedly off to a hot start with 4.5 million sold

    24 Oct 2014 | 4:30 pm
    There weren’t many smartphones in 2014 that received as much attention as the Galaxy Note 4, but a staggered launch by Samsung might have kept the phablet from breaking any sales records. Korea’s News 1 reports that after a month on the market, Samsung sold 4.5 million Galaxy Note 4 units, 500,000 less than the Note 3 sold in its first month. PREVIOUSLY: Samsung hints that a Lollipop upgrade for the Galaxy Note 4 is coming soon There is one major caveat to this report: the Note 4 was
  • Google makes a strategic move, crowns Sundar Pichai as head of product at Google

    24 Oct 2014 | 4:03 pm
    We have a saying around the Greenbot newsroom that the most exciting tech-centric news usually hits on Friday afternoons. Google just dropped a Friday afternoon news bomb.Recode reports that Google CEO Larry Page has transferred leadership of all core Google products over to Sundar Pichai, who was formerly head of Android and Chrome OS. He will serve as Senior Vice President of all Google products and will manage a number of divisions, including business and operations, access and energy, Nest,
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    TechFruit

  • The rise and rise of Bitcoin

    Simon Jones
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:54 am
    BitPay, a rapidly growing Bitcoin merchant processor, thinks that it can have one million merchants accepting Bitcoin by 2016. This is according to an interview with the company’s VP of Marketing, Stephanie Wargo, on October 16th. BitPay is looking to meet its ambitious 2016 target by rigorous marketing. It’s already underway, with sponsorship of St. Petersburg Bowl set to take place on December 26th: the winner will take home $500,000 worth of Bitcoin (or 1301.67 Bitcoin, at its current exchange rate). On October 15, authorities in Victoria, Australia, confiscated millions of dollars of…
  • Superfast broadband has become a necessity

    Tim Dickinson
    15 Oct 2014 | 2:21 am
    As we start to spend more and more of our time online in our increasingly interconnected world, the internet is now considered a “fundamental human right“, and speed and reliability are a major part of that. The need for faster speeds, with technologies such as fibre optic broadband, may be driven by entertainment and services such as Spotify and Netflix, but is now also required by many people to simply go about their working day or even to find out information about government services. Even for major political events such as one of the debates about Scottish independence,…
  • The best selling phones of 2014 so far

    Simon Jones
    15 Oct 2014 | 1:30 am
    The year’s not over yet, but 2014 has already been a huge one for mobile phone sales. There have been some hotly anticipated launches and exciting innovations in the world of smartphone technology, and the handsets are flying off the shelves faster than ever before. These are the top five mobile phones according to mobilephonedeals.uk that have been making a big splash in the UK this year, and a quick round up of what’s making them so popular. 1. Apple iPhone 5S The newest flagship smartphone from Californian tech giant Apple was launched all the way back in September of 2013, but it’s…
  • Three best, O2 worst mobile network for London commuters

    Tim Dickinson
    14 Oct 2014 | 7:36 am
    Three has found to be the most reliable mobile network for London’s commuters, and O2 the worst, in a study by GWS. The researchers examined the mobile networks across the ten busiest commuters lines into the capital and found that all mobile networks struggled with handling the volume of voice and data traffic on their networks, with a third of mobile browser sessions and one in seven voice calls made on commuter trains failing. Overall, 23 percent of 3G data packets and 37 percent of 4G data packets travelling across mobile data networks on the lines failed to be delivered. Three does…
  • Samsung promises ‘five times faster’ WiFi in 2015 with 60GHz 802.11ad tech breakthrough

    Tim Dickinson
    14 Oct 2014 | 5:43 am
    Samsung may have issued a profit warning last week, but it is not all doom and gloom at the South Korean tech giant as they also claim that they have developed a 60GHz 802.11ad WiFi technology that offers speeds five times faster than current gear. Current WiFi tech uses the 2.4GHz and 5GHz spectrums with speeds of up to 866Mbps (108MB/s), but Samsung’s 802.11ad gear makes use of the currently unlicensed 60GHz spectrum, which means speeds of up to 4.6Gbps (575MB/s) are possible. These speeds would mean downloading a full HD movie would only take a few seconds. The 802.11ad standard and…
 
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    LittleTechGirl.com

  • Catch the Action with the GoPro HERO 4 at Best Buy

    LittleTechGirl
    15 Oct 2014 | 2:54 pm
    Are you and your kids very active? Do you ski, swim, or hike? After do you think, “Oh wow, that was fun. I wish we were able to record that!” Well you can! There are several portable action cameras out there that allow you to attach the camera to your helmet, arm, neck, bike, or […]
  • Moms With Apps Helps You Find Safe Apps for Your Kids

    LittleTechGirl
    13 Oct 2014 | 12:46 pm
    As parents we worry about the content that our children see from day-to-day. They are subjected to TV, movies, music, and online content that may be inappropriate. Even some commercials are inappropriate for young eyes. With the rise of technology this threat is even greater. Kids now have smartphones, tablets, and gaming systems at their […]
  • Why You Shouldn’t Ignore SEO

    LittleTechGirl
    11 Oct 2014 | 7:55 am
    As a blogger or small business owner who is out to sell your product or services, you may wonder if you really need to worry about SEO (Search Engine Optimization). Yes, you do! Why? Because you want your site to be found! When it comes to selling products, more and more consumers rely on the […]
  • Home Remodeling- Should You DIY or Get a Pro for the Job?

    LittleTechGirl
    30 Sep 2014 | 11:23 pm
    I watch HGTV… a lot! I have visions of painting walls, ripping out cabinets, and laying tile. But in reality, I’m not if I would actually be able to get started on a large project like that. They make it look easy on TV, but is it? The below guest posts gives us some ideas […]
  • Facilitate Learning with Your Kids with KidQ by Scholastic

    LittleTechGirl
    30 Sep 2014 | 10:44 pm
    Learning happens every day… for kids and for parents. Heck, when I help my kids with their homework I feel like I am in school all over again. It is true what they say, if you do not exercise your brain each and every day it is easy to forget some things. But as parents […]
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    Experts Exchange » Tech News

  • B2B Demand Generation Specialist

    Recruiting Coordinator
    22 Oct 2014 | 8:38 am
    The Position Experts Exchange is looking for a Business-to-Business Demand Generation Specialist to run business lead generation and acquisition programs. Our ideal candidate has a combination of analytical and creative skills. The specialist will be responsible for assisting with programs targeted toward acquisition of new business clients through a variety of marketing channels. Responsibilities Manage demand generation programs, including email marketing, lead nurturing, lead scoring, search marketing/online marketing, webinars, etc. Collaborate with Demand Generation Manager and Business…
  • Sales and Marketing Director, Business Accounts

    Recruiting Coordinator
    22 Oct 2014 | 8:36 am
    The Position Experts Exchange is looking for a Business-to-Business Channel Manager to run business customer acquisition and retention programs. The company is building a high volume sales model, with a strong outbound marketing team, an account management team, and a sales team responsible for closing larger sales opportunities. The ideal candidate has a combination of sales, analytical, and creative skills, as he/she will be responsible for developing and managing all acquisition of new business clients through a variety of marketing channels. The Business-to-Business Channel Manager will…
  • Conversion Specialist

    Recruiting Coordinator
    16 Oct 2014 | 8:50 am
    About the Job: Experts Exchange is looking for a Conversion Specialist to increase visitor-to-member conversion and member engagement on Experts-Exchange.com. This position is responsible for planning, execution and analysis of A/B and multivariate tests across multiple funnels. The size and diversity of our website provides a constant variety of interesting and challenging work that requires a highly motivated individual with a strong sense of ownership, responsibility, attention to detail. Our ideal Conversion Specialist is a critical thinker who has a data-driven mindset and a passion for…
  • Corporate Marketing Specialist

    Recruiting Coordinator
    15 Oct 2014 | 8:48 am
    About the Job: Experts Exchange is seeking a full-time Corporate Marketing Specialist to promote our community to the world. This role is responsible for the development of social media strategies, public relations strategies, and tactical plans, ensuring that all messages are relevant to the target audiences and results are measurable. Our ideal candidate will be comfortable in an “all hands on deck” environment, and passionately represent our brand. Primary Responsibilities: Plan and execute editorial strategy and manage public relations strategies Raise awareness of our brand through…
  • Senior Java J2EE Developer

    Recruiting Coordinator
    13 Oct 2014 | 10:58 am
    About the Job: Experts Exchange’s Development team is seeking a motivated and experienced candidate to build upon our existing web applications. The Senior Java Developer role will consist of working with a team to architect and implement solutions for deploying application enhancements and features to the Experts Exchange web site. Candidate will be responsible for developing, maintaining and fixing bugs in the web platform, as well as assisting Quality Assurance to maintain a high quality application. Primary Responsibilities: A Senior Java Developer will be responsible for designs…
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    BGR

  • Your Galaxy S5 may get Android 5.0 Lollipop in time for the holidays

    Brad Reed
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:15 pm
    Great news, Galaxy S5 owners: You may not have to wait that much longer to get Android 5.0 Lollipop on your favorite phone. SamMobile's sources indicate that Lollipop will start rolling out to the Galaxy S5 sometime in December, which hopefully means you should get it on your own device before the year is over. Continue reading...
  • The Note 4 is reportedly off to a hot start with 4.5 million sold

    Jacob Siegal
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:30 pm
    There weren't many smartphones in 2014 that received as much attention as the Galaxy Note 4, but a staggered launch by Samsung might have kept the phablet from breaking any sales records. Korea's News 1 reports that after a month on the market, Samsung sold 4.5 million Galaxy Note 4 units, 500,000 less than the Note 3 sold in its first month. Continue reading...
  • Sprint wants to sentence you to ‘iPhone for Life’ with new iPhone 6 promo

    Chris Smith
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:45 pm
    Sprint has come up with a new program for smartphone buyers loyal to Apple who want to upgrade to a brand new iPhone every year, 9to5Mac reports. The carrier has a brand new 12-month lease plan for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus starting at $80 per month, which will let a subscriber grab one of Apple’s latest iPhone models starting on November 14th and use it until the 2015 versions come along. Continue reading...
  • The funniest thing you’ll see today: Conan previews the new Steve Jobs biopic

    Jeff Sorensen
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:10 pm
    After news broke that actor Christian Bale would be playing Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in an upcoming film, Conan O'Brien previewed an "exclusive" clip of the film last Thursday night. Continue reading...
  • Meet Bluesmart, the intelligent carry-on luggage of your dreams

    Chris Smith
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:35 pm
    Frequent fliers not happy with their current carry-on luggage solutions should check out Bluesmart, a new piece of connected luggage that’s supposed to make traveling a lot easier. Bluesmart has smashed through its original $50,000 goal on Indiegogo in just a few days, hitting nearly $400,000 with more than a month left in the campaign. Continue reading...
 
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    TechVorm » Mobile Arena

  • Your Latest Smartphone Should Make Your Life Easy

    Jatinder Paul Singh
    24 Oct 2014 | 8:32 am
    This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of eBay for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. All of us are almost addicted to our smartphones – be it for calling, chatting, shooting, navigation, connecting to social networking sites or accessing the web content and of late making payments with the latest iPhones […] The post Your Latest Smartphone Should Make Your Life Easy appeared first on TechVorm.
  • LG G Watch R Will Roll-Out In Global Markets In November

    Jatinder Paul Singh
    23 Oct 2014 | 10:24 pm
    LG has announced today that its latest  Android wearable, LG G Watch R, will be available on retail shelves in European countries such as France, Italy, Spain and the UK from the beginning of November, followed by key markets in North America, Asia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) soon after. The customers in […] The post LG G Watch R Will Roll-Out In Global Markets In November appeared first on TechVorm.