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Archives for May 2013

The Competitive World Of Tablets: Which Tech Wins

Last year Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, stated that there will come a day when the tablet market outweighs the PC market. Many people believe this to be true, that tablets will eventually take over the world; the only question is when. Using a presentation of colourful charts and diagrams, Cook predicted that by the autumn of 2013 the world will begin to see these ground-breaking changes in the marketplace. Developers and engineers have seen opportunities in the workplace; that tablets and their features can facilitate many employees, let alone enabling corporations to cut down on their … [Read more...]

5 of the Biggest Social Media Disasters

Social media sites make it possible for bad news to travel the world in minutes. While sites like Twitter and Facebook are valuable for promotional efforts, they still pose many dangers. Proper employee training and careful use of all Internet communications will help protect you from social media disasters like these. The Overtired Comcast Technician Image via Flickr by scriptingnews In 2006, a Comcast customer received an unforgettable service call. Instead of performing the job at hand, the technician fell asleep on the customer's couch. The customer then videotaped the sleeping tech … [Read more...]

What Is CEH?

The short answer is "Certified Ethical Hacker". The long answer involves spoofs, exploits, zombies, denial of service attacks, logic bombs and even Trojan horses or the occasional virus. However, instead of using these hacking tools to penetrate networks and mine information such as credit card information, steal corporate secrets or even to steal money, a CEH uses these tools to help corporations and even the government to prevent those things from happening. Image source wallpaperpin.com Difference in Hackers Ever since computers have been around, from ENIAC through the … [Read more...]

Technologies Grandma and Grandpa Will Love

“Back in the days, life was so much simpler,” is probably a line you have grown tired of hearing from your aging parents and grandparents. You want to tell them about the downside of living during those “days” by enumerating the technologies that make life so much easier today, but you’ll only end up hearing about their stubbornness to adapt to these changes. Well, try introducing them to some of the things that this modern world has to offer to everyone, including them: Video Games. They don’t sound like an elderly’s dream recreation but thanks to game creators for Wii and Kinect, grandma … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Your Business Should Use Mobile Sales Apps

Once upon a time, wholesalers struggled to get their sales representatives to collect orders quickly and accurately while out in the field, costing them valuable time and money. However, with the many sales tools available today, processing orders on site can be achieved without relying on traditional solutions. A powerful option that can improve and strengthen a business’ sales strategy is with the use of mobile sales apps. Image source lead411.com Mobile applications or apps are software programs developed for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Mobile sales apps benefit … [Read more...]

Top 10 Car Travel Gadgets

Anyone who has had an extensive travel experience is well aware of how lonesome traveling by road can be especially if your destination requires 5-7 hours of driving. In this situation, both drivers and passengers can be hit by a bout frayed nerves which leads to frustration, if a source of entertainment or “mind travel” gadget isn’t on the travel menu. In the Vega’s “Consumer Electronic Show” held earlier this year, the lonesome travails long distance travelers face was adequately documented and electronic gadget/software showcased several travel gadgets designed to make road journeys … [Read more...]

The Best Fitness Apps For Under £1

With the growth in both people owning smart phones and our desire to become more healthy and be at a weight that makes us happy, the popularity of running and training apps has never been so high. With so many choices out there, we’ve narrowed a list down to only the best fitness apps that have been used and loved the most this year. Image source smartphotostock.com Zombies, Run! Perhaps one of the most creative running apps out there is the apocalyptic Zombie Run game. In a nutshell, this game will recreate the sound of zombies chasing you in your headphones and tracks your progress as … [Read more...]

The Best Fitness Apps For Under £1

With the growth in both people owning smart phones and our desire to become more healthy and be at a weight that makes us happy, the popularity of running and training apps has never been so high. With so many choices out there, we’ve narrowed a list down to only the best fitness apps that have been used and loved the most this year. Image source smartphotostock.com Zombies, Run! Perhaps one of the most creative running apps out there is the apocalyptic Zombie Run game. In a nutshell, this game will recreate the sound of zombies chasing you in your headphones and tracks your progress as … [Read more...]

What Is The Best External Hard Drive?

In today's hectic world, finding ways to make your life easier can make a huge difference in saving time and hassle factor. One thing that has been making life easier for a decade or more is an external hard drive. These small, portable units have been helping businessmen, photographers as well as IT professionals take care of business by making information and data storage smaller and easier to transport. Not only is portable storage like this a lot easier to carry around, with encryption algorithms, data is a lot safer and secure as well. So which external hard drives are actually the best? … [Read more...]

Top 5 Things We Wished Android Did Better

Android is officially the world’s most used OS – that was determined in the last quarter of 2012 when market research put the official figure at 64% market share. It’s safe to say that Android is the world’s most widely used mobile operating system – but what criticisms do its users have? Image source bitdirect.nl Lack of Pinch Zoom in Gmail Gmail on Android currently has 425 million users and Gmail as an email platform is pretty dominant. However, there are a few things that regular users wish that the app did better. Number one is the lack of pinch zoom in the Gmail platform, which is … [Read more...]