Building your own computer isn’t as complicated as it sounds if you know what you’re doing. Most people know someone who has done that. Building your own cell phone, on the other hand, is an entirely different matter. That opportunity may be just around the bend, however, with Motorola’s recently announced Project Ara.
Motorola, a smartphone phone manufacturer owned by Google, and Dave Hakkens, the Dutch designer of Phonebloks, are working together to get Project Ara off the… Continue reading
Ever wished you had a better, faster and a more cost-effective way of creating awesome, viewer-engaging videos? Wish no more! The Pinnacle team has introduced a totally new set of video creation option and tools that are not only simple to use, but are fun and lightning fast with their Pinnacle Studio 17 family.
Pinnacle Studio 17 comes with a lot of features that make video creation stress-free. You can import clips and polish them with the built-in media… Continue reading
Carbonite has grown into one of the most reputable online backup solutions. It provides simple backup solutions with cutting edge technology – giving users reliable automation, safety, and a stress-free (anywhere, anytime) access to all their files.
Let’s take a dive into Carbonite’s business ventures and few facts about their online backup solutions.
Carbonite Latest News
Carbonite seems to be doing everything possible to make their product line more valuable. Being an expert in cloud-based PC and notebook backup with… Continue reading
Technological innovation and the parent-child divide:
Let’s face it Mums and Dads, your teens and tweenies are probably more clued up on the latest in smartphone hardware and apps than you will ever be. Don’t even try. And it is the most vulnerable age group, the 11-14 year-olds, who are most pressured into using the hardware technology and the “apps” which determine their peer-group status. They are the most likely group to be exposed to situations for which they have… Continue reading
CAPTCHA, or the Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart can no longer live up to its not-so-catchy acronym. In fact, CAPTCHA is badly broken, and it has been broken for years.
It was conceived more than a decade ago, and it has been annoying internet users ever since. But most were happy to accept the tradeoff if it could cut down on spam, which it did. For a while, at least. CAPTCHA was supposed to… Continue reading
Actually, there are many types of data recovery with various pricing and degrees of complexity.
One thing is when you need to recover deleted photos at home using Photorec software. This is free or almost free (~$10) if a card reader device will be required. Quite another thing is when you deal with a RAID60 of 24 disks burnt in a fire. Here you need to contact a data recovery service and be ready to spend $1000 per disk minimum.… Continue reading
These two heavy weights are the most popular when it comes to fibre optic broadband connections in the UK. We are therefore going to see how they hold up against each other under certain categories.
Fibre Optic broadband Speed
These two providers use fibre optic technology to provide packages with high download speeds. The speed from any of these providers is at least 4x more than what you will get from a normal telephone line. In certain areas, the speeds… Continue reading
If you are like me and have used your PC for a while now, chances are you have also faced those computer issues that disrupted your day and threatened the safety of delicate files in your PC. I have lost count of number of times I had to reformat my hard drive and delete the OS just so I could be free from stubborn malware programs and viruses. This continued until I became smarter and started using security tools that… Continue reading
With healthcare’s transition from hard copy to software-based systems and the recent government changes for reporting and reimbursement, healthcare organizations will stand to benefit from the use of cloud computing. While only one third of healthcare providers are currently turning to the cloud to help them with medical billing, it could have a major impact on the way they handle electronic health records.
Some organizations see security and privacy as an obstacle to using cloud computing yet they might not… Continue reading
Let’s face it. It is not uncommon to have one or two bugs that seemed glued to our PC. Do whatever you have to and there they are; reboot, use any tool you can think of and delete them as many times as you think is necessary, and still they are back. If you have had your share of this unfortunate computer problem or perhaps you are looking to ensure you never experience it, what you need is Norton Power… Continue reading
You would think that you won’t have any trouble connecting to a cell phone signal at your home but that doesn’t always happen. Such is life. The cheapest way would be to try and use the wiring in your own home to get a signal. However that is hardly the most productive and absolute way to go about it. Of course, that didn’t stop some people from trying to do so though –
The make–our-own-Aerial Scenario
You can try to… Continue reading
World Sight Day 2013
Today is World Sight Day, a global event to highlight vision issues facing the world today. We want to take this opportunity to let you know how your donations through our Give & Get program are helping people see clearly, worldwide.
Eyejusters are being distributed in Kenya by a researcher in the ICEH’s Nakuru Eye Disease Study, and co-creator of Peek Vision – a low cost portable eye examination kit that promises… Continue reading
So the new iPhones have launched and everyone is asking themselves, what great new features has Apple included this time around? More of you might even be wondering where the iPhone 5c falls in the product stack and what differentiates it from the top of the line iPhone 5s? In this article I will provide you with a basic run down on both of Apple’s new products and explain to you how Apple improved upon an already great formula as… Continue reading
The Chinese government has decided to bring to an end the 13 year old ban on the sale of game consoles in the country. This is part of the activity to properly establish a new free-trade zone in Shanghai. To this end, foreign companies that wish to operate and sell consoles in China must first get registered in Shanghai, and possibly operate sales and production within the new trade zone.
In the year 2000, the Chinese government wanted to control… Continue reading
The last few days had everybody focusing on the headline of Apple release which recorded about 9 million iPhone and iPad products sold in the first five days after the update. When you scroll down to the bottom of the release announcement, you see a specific comment on iTune Radios which stated…”over 11 million unique listeners have tuned into iTunes Radio since launch”. So if Apple, despite making a late stage attempt, like most people described their late online radio… Continue reading
Smartphones are one of the most powerful tools at a person’s disposal when it comes to shopping. You can check-into your favorite store and earn discounts toward your next purchase. Along with being able to perform prices comparisons with ease, you can quickly get feedback from friends on social networks.
As consumers continue to take advantage of their phones while shopping, the merging of retail and mobile technology becomes even more apparent. A 2012 Empathica poll of 6,500 smartphone users… Continue reading
Technological advancements are evolving at warp speed, creating a highly competitive market in which a technology giant such as Apple is fighting to maintain a majority share of the smart phone market that it snatched away from RIM (Blackberry) several years ago. Android and Windows smart phones are vaulting ahead of Apple’s iPhone, which should be expected as they prepare to release their next version of the iPhone. Most experts speculate that after the new release of the iPhone, Apple… Continue reading
While many techies were quick to laud the new features that came with iOS 7, there are equally quite a number who have also voiced out their disgruntled opinions about certain aspects of this recently launched operating system for iPhones.
Here are just a few of the features that have earned thumbs down from more critical users:
The Rainbow Colored, Cartoony Layout Design of iOS 7
At first glance, the layout design of iOS 7 may seem visually appealing with… Continue reading