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Archives for December 2016

Best Tech Accessories Coming to You in 2017

Tech journalists and analysts are anxiously awaiting the opening day of the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show to see what gadget manufacturers have in store for the New Year. Recent editions of CES have introduced many new accessories to enhance the functionality of new gadgets and devices, and a similar trend is expected at CES 2017. Here are some of the best tech accessories you can look forward to seeing in 2017. Image sent by author USB-C Docking Stations The latest generation of laptops, such as the new MacBook Pro, have done away with standard connectivity ports such as the … [Read more...]

Keeping in Touch: 5 Fun Social Apps to Try

Are you still stuck on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Snapchat? While these may be the most popular social networks in terms of user count and daily activity, they seem to be stuck in a 2015 pattern of little innovation. Whenever these social networks announce a new feature, it no longer feels like they are breaking new ground as much as they are copying each other. According to Domo, nearly 20 million megabytes of data are being generated by means of internet communications every minute. It is up to you to find an online community that is dedicated to making these large data counts fun and … [Read more...]

Five Interesting Applications of GIS Technology

Geographic Information System (GIS) technology has numerous applications and is becoming more useful all the time. If you've ever looked at a map depicting rainfall rates or voter turnout information, chances are that map was created using a GIS program. This quickly-growing field holds much potential for new applications and is a fantastic career option for those interested in real-world technology. Read on to learn more about GIS and its fascinating role in modern life. 1. Remote Sensing Remote sensing data collected by aerial and satellite systems has many different uses in a wide … [Read more...]

Healthcare Technology: Five Ways It Has Changed The World

Ever since medical researchers in the 20th century started using computers to compile and compare data, information technology has been playing a very important role in healthcare. From that initial focus on research, healthcare IT has been shifting more towards administration and interactive patient care. Technology has really helped develop what we are able to do to help the health of others. It has also really helped change the way we are able to take care of our patients as well. Now we are allowed to do all that we can to make sure that our patients are as happy, safe and comfortable as … [Read more...]

The Worlds First Fully RFID Blocking Wood Wallet

The Futur Wallet is truly the worlds first fully RFID blocking wood wallet. Whats more is that is also comes in carbon fiber and aluminum. Founded by brother-sister duo in 2015, the Futur Wallet seamlessly meshes beautiful design, extreme functionality, and safety all into one well crafted wallet. Image source kickstarter Designed in-house by engineering student, Amir Sigari, no detail was left unnoticed. The carbon fiber and aluminum versions feature a seamless unibody, hiding all screws out of site. This could only be accomplished through an advanced manufacturing and assembly … [Read more...]

7 Easy Tricks for Photoshop Beginners

For over a quarter of a century, Photoshop has been the standard by which all photo manipulation software is compared. Over that period, the iconic software has gone from being seen as a complicated tool for graphics professionals and web design companies to an integral part of the digital photography process. Image sent by author Anyone, with certain basic computer skills and experience, can turn a dull, run-of-the-mill photograph into a digital work of art. While nothing will make up for not having the skills, you can short circuit the experience factor with the help of these easy … [Read more...]

5 Modern Techie Gadgets You Need for Your Car Repair and Restoration

Car enthusiasts who enjoy working on a car and restoring it can add modern gadgets that update how the vehicle drives. Modern tech gadgets are available to make the driving experience more enjoyable as you operate the vehicle. When you're repairing and restoring a car, there are a few important gadgets to install to transform the vehicle. Image source pixabay 1. GPS System According to businessinsider.com, a GPS system is one of the best devices to install in your car to make it easier to navigate the area when you're headed to a new location. This makes it easier to avoid staring … [Read more...]

Big Companies are Collecting and Using Your Data Against You

You have prepared for a great night at home: you've made some spicy popcorn, you've got a cold soda from the fridge, and now you're anxiously waiting to watch one of your favorite movies on your big screen TV. Image source Pixabay But the frightening reality is that your TV may be watching and listening to you as well! More and more TV manufacturers have started to capture the audio in the room, and then send it over the Internet to their headquarters, where they can keep it for themselves or share it with their partners. I'm not joking, this piece of information may be included in … [Read more...]

Accessories for Your Glock

If you own a Glock handgun, you are likely more than a novice shooter since the brand is more a top-of-the-line name rather than one for beginners. If you like to shoot competitively or just for the enjoyment of hitting the bull’s eye on targets, you will want to spend more time shooting and less time reloading. For this reason, you may have purchased a magazine with a larger capacity than what came with your gun. Putting a larger magazine in your gun leaves you with one issue. The magazine sticks well below the stock by which you hold the gun. While this may be more of an aggravation than … [Read more...]

High-Tech Solutions to Improve Your Workflow

At some point, every team leader is going to start looking for ways they can improve their staff's workflow. Personnel adjustments can do quite a bit to streamline a company, but new technology and software might be just what you need to improve your efficiency. From data storage to telecommunication software, here is a quick look at a few high-tech solutions that could turn your company around. Cloud Storage One of the most effective ways to begin cutting your costs is to migrate at least some of your data over to cloud servers. While there will still be times you need to store your … [Read more...]