Coordination drawings are the insurance to the HVAC design engineer that the contractor has a well thought out plan for the installation of all the specified HVAC equipment in locations that allows all the above ceiling systems to work correctly. Whew, what a mouth full! What this means is that the routing and installation locations of the above ceiling systems do not conflict with the routing and installation of all the other systems such as…"HVAC Coordination Drawings"
Mechanical Engineers can be found in different professional fields as they are known to be highly trained professionals who offer their service with respect to different methodologies that they are trained for. They are known to work with different kinds of machines that use power and are either involved with transmission or production of something. They design tools that are used by other engineers and in most cases they also work as part of teams…"Mechanical Engineering Salary and Factors Affecting It"
Without 10 Smartest Android Apps, Your Phone isn’t Smart! If you want to be smart as like as your smart phone, this post is only for you. Do your daily works smartly by the help of your Smart Phone. Users always prefer Android Phone for this. According to your demand, we are going to inform you with 10 smartest android apps. These apps will save Your Time, Force Your Work and Organize Your Life. Google…"Without 10 Smartest Android Apps Your Phone isnt Smart"
As if the news of shutting down of Kickass Torrent was not enough to create a chaos among the Torrent lovers that soon it was announced that Torrentz.eu is also coming to a halt. In amidst of all kinds of drama happening on Internet regarding the Torrents, Kickass Torrent was brought back to life and soon Torrentz.eu followed the path. Torrentz.eu sprung back to being online in the form of a clone site (just…"Torrentz2eu has brought Torrentz to life again"
Your iPhone was blocked and only the apple symbol appears on your screen? Have you put in recovery mode and still act? You’ve probably heard that the best solution to these problems is to put your iPhone in DFU mode, but what is it? The Device Firmware Update mode allows you to connect the handset with iTunes without having to go through the iBoot boot loader and therefore does not load the original iOS version. This method…"How to put my iPhone in DFU mode"
The average lifespan of a mobile phone is estimated at 24 months, then there is a need to replace it with a newer and more efficient. This practice inevitably leads to accumulating technological devices used in some remote corner of your own home and forget them there, without thinking, however, that should be properly recycled or disposed of in accordance with the procedures laid down by law, the Ministerial Decree n. 65 of 8 March…"How to Recycle A Used Cellphone"
Tails Os: The Amnesic Incognito Live System Linux’s Tails operation system have been recently,renowned for being the best and topmost secured operating system among experts. Most of the spynetworks,hackers and cyber experts are now turning to this version of Linux. Features of Tails OS: Built in online anonymity Built in Tor browser with super anonymous browsing Best ad blocker: built in adblockplus Best java-flash blocker: built in Noscript Built in encrypted email and chat Built in…"Un-Hackable Operating System From Linux"
Technology at its best and worst The workplace for most can be a very tedious place. I mean we can’t all be baseball players, video game testers, or movie stars. No, for most of us, work consists of sitting at a desk, and punching away at a keyboard. According to Margaret Robertson of BBC, the tedium of work could be changing, and video games might be the cause. In Robertson’s article, she talks about how…"Gaming In The Workplace"
WhatsApp is finally rolling out the much-awaited video calling feature in the stable version of its Android, iOS, and Windows Phone applications. Till now, this was only available to selected users running the beta build of the popular messaging app. The Facebook-owned company aims to use its massive over 1 billion user base to compete with video chatting apps like Skype, FaceTime, Viber, newly launched Google Duo, LINE and even the social media giant’s Messenger. The…"WhatsApp is finally rolls out the much-awaited video calling feature in Android iOS and Windows"
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean is probably the creative as well as most recent custom-made rom about install jelly bean 4.2 on samsung galaxy y device. That converts ones android 2.3.6 on your Samsung device for you to install jelly bean 4.2 on samsung galaxy y. What’s more, it enhances the appearance and feel of your mobile phone. Thanks to S5360 custom ROM about install jelly bean 4.2 on samsung galaxy y, you can now update your Galaxy Y to install jelly bean 4.2 on samsung galaxy y.…"How To Install Jelly Bean 4.2 On Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360"
Apple has finally refreshed its operating system for their Mac computers and renamed it to macOS. The latest version of macOS is the macOS Sierra and it brings so many new things to the table apart from a new name. In this post we will look at some of the best 5 hidden features of macOS Sierra that will prove themselves to be useful to you. No More Find tabs as a browser With MacOS…"5 MacOS Sierra Hidden Features You Should Know About"
WHAT IS “FREE” REALLY COSTS YOU? Who doesn’t like free stuff? Most people can hardly resist apps and software that are coming for free,especially when it is so easy to download.But did you know “FREE” could cost your cyber security big time? In 2013, it was found that several flashlight apps were being used to spy on smartphone users. These apps are designed by hackers. They were being used to collect personal information such as…"Free Apps that Pay for Themselves"
What is GPS tracking system? GPS stands for Global Positioning System. The GPS tracking system is use to find out or locate the position and location of any person, device or vehicle to which the GPS system is attached. Also the path is traced out by locating its position at uniform time period. All this data is gets recorded and stored within the system. Finally the data is transmitted to the desired location at…"Top 3 GPS Service Providers in India"
Rings! It is one of the beautiful accessories which everyone loves to wear whether a girl or boy. Just imagine if the technology relates to your lovable accessory then what new power it can get? John McLear, a UK based innovator, has tried this experiment and created a glittering Ring having certain technique, NFC (near field communication) attached to it. Yes the resultant id NFC Ring. Near-field communication (NFC) is a technique which allows…"New wearable gadget Near Field Communication NFC Ring"
With petrol prices going up every month, it is very important to find an effective alternative energy source for automobiles. There have been various efforts from time to time but no one of them has really been proven effective. Continuing this quest for alternative fuel to Car, some students from Manipal institute of Technology have designed a solar car named as SolarMobile. The car is supposed to be launched in the market in February 2014…"Green Technology – Solar Car Designed by Indian Students"
It’s tempting to imagine that randomly hitting the autocomplete option a few thousand times would be enough to write a comprehensive academic paper – and many a student has tried. So, for the weariest among us, the news that Professor Christoph Bartneck, from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand, received an invitation to speak at the International Conference on Atomic and Nuclear Physics in Atlanta by doing just that may offer some hope. It’s…"New Zealand Professor has Autocomplete Nonsense Paper Accepted for Atlanta Physics Conference"
Sometimes you have to take the claims of companies who push their product as “the best” or “money saving” with a grain of salt. So when a smart thermostat company (Nest Learning Thermostat) claimed to save customers hundreds of dollars, I had to investigate.Why You Should Buy a Learning Thermostat I decided to purchase the Nest Thermostat when it went on sale on Amazon in the lead up to the holidays for two reasons: 1.…"Do Smart Thermostats Save Money"
In this article, am going to teach you how to register your new Gmail account. Let’s go there! Created by the famous American company Google in 2004, Gmail can be said to be one of the best free email service that you can find on the internet today. This free email service can be found at www.gmail.com. Gmail offers you so many advantages. For one it offers its users a large storage capacity; 15 GB…"How to Register Your Own Gmail Account"
Are you having two or more facebook pages with lots of likes and you want to merge them both and you don’t know what to do and how to do so , you are searching for how to merge your pages on google search, then here is your solution. To merge your facebook pages : Log in to your facebook account. Go to facebook.com/merge/pages. On the first dropdown menu list click the page you want to…"How to Merge Your Facebook Pages"
Good question asked! Let me justify you difference between the Google analytics impression VS clicks. And which is the most important role in Google analytic. For your first question, it would depend on where you are seeing the impressions metric however in general this means the number of times an ad was shown or your site was shown in SERP’s. The number of time someone searched for a term. Your site will not show up…"Difference between the Google Analytic impression VS clicks"
Facebook has officially killed off two of its apps, but you’d never even know unless you somehow went to download them from Apple’s App Store. The company is otherwise mum about the death sentence it recently bestowed upon Facebook Poke and Facebook Camera — both apps that were basically competitors-slash-clones of far more successful apps, Snapchat and Instagram. Although both apps are officially gone from Apple’s App Store, a Facebook-created landing page for Facebook Camera…"Facebook Kills Off Poke Camera Apps"
It may be the week of online sales in India, but Apple has quietly increased prices across the entire Mac lineup. The hike ranges from Rs. 4,000 for the entry-level Mac Mini to Rs. 30,000 for the top of the line Mac Pro. The new prices of all Macs (except the Mac Pro) are now listed on Apple India’s website. In addition, Gadgets 360 has learnt India pricing details of the Mac Pro, as well…"Apple India Quietly Increases Prices"
The online retail giant has warned iOS users not to download the latest update to its Kindle app because of a glitch that wipes an existing customer’s entire library from the device. However, Amazon told CNET that it has already created a fix and is working to release it. After downloading the update, existing Kindle users are logged out of their accounts, and everything they had downloaded is deleted from their devices. They also lose…"Amazon Updated Kindle App But Warns Users Not To Update"
Now-a-days blogging became a career to some people. In blogging field most of the bloggers source was tech blogging. Some blogs daily with blogging tips and some other with latest technology updates and some others with social media tricks related and some other with other type of buzz. So today I’m giving you some effective strategies for tech blogging. These below strategies will help you to grow your blog. 1. Google up Yes, all these buzzwords and…"Effective Strategies for Tech Blogging"
Now a days more & more people are looking to start their own business. Many people are seen to be unhappy with their jobs and try to find various different reasons to quit the job that they are presently in and start a new business. Even many unemployed people who is not having enough money can start a small business. But one of the main factor i.e. investment is blocking their ways to take…"20 Businesses Ideas That Can Be Started in India With Rs 1 Lakh"
Go to the privacy menu in the settings and under Location Services tap on System Services. In this section, you’ll see all the services which have been tracking your location, like cell network, traffic, etc, which are essentially aimed at improving your overall experience with the service and offer accurate location-related information. Once you scroll all the way to the bottom of the list, you’ll find the Pandora’s box- Frequent Locations. Tap on it…"Disable Hidden iPhone Map Showing All the Places You Have Been"
When Fallout 4 was just released and in the first seconds after installing the game you will find yourself in the Character Creation menu. Your character will stay in the front of the bathroom mirror, where you will be able to customize its face according to your preferences. It is good to know that you can edit both female and male characters, but you will be able to play only as one of them. So,…"Fallout 4 How To Customize Your Character"
Google has released an updated version of its Chrome web browser for iOS, effectively disabling support for third-party keyboards on Apple’s mobile platform. The search engine giant said crashes caused by a bug in iOS 9 were the reason it had to disable third-party keyboards in Chrome for iOS. The new version 46.0.2490.85 also brings some improvements and fixes. Bugs seem to be an integral part of iOS 9 Users have reported dozens of bugs…"iOS 9 Bug Prompts Google To Block Third-Party Keyboards In Chrome For iOS"
Sometimes when you buy an app and get rid of it and then want it back, you might run into an error message screen telling you that it isn’t available for purchase anymore. Well, there is a fix for that and in this guide we will teach you how to straighten it out. After requesting an App store refund for an app you might find yourself in need of, but you keep running into an error screen telling…"Heres How To Fix The Redownload Unavailable Problem"
Not every individual needs a rugged laptop computer. You can find enough laptops which sufficiently exceed the desires of a high percentage of consumers, users that aren’t planning on using their laptops somewhere other than inside buildings as well as far from mess and havoc. The majority of these laptops are usually capable of being equipped with some top-notch security programs in order to best safeguard the user. However, there are lots of individuals…"Durable Laptops: An In-Depth Review of Durable Laptops"
Over the years, hundreds of programming languages have come into existence. And, with the revolution of internet and the technological advances that come with it show no sign of slowing down. As a result, there are lots of companies who are on the lookout for people with right skills so that they can get the most from the digital economy and single market. It has also created promising careers for technical professionals who are looking…"Popular Programming Languages In 2018"
Centrifuges, which separate materials in fluids by spinning them at great speed, are found in medical labs worldwide. But a good one could run you a couple grand and, of course, requires electricity — neither of which are things you’re likely to find in a rural clinic in an impoverished country. Stanford researchers have created an alternative that costs just a few cents and runs without a charge, based on a children’s toy with…"This 20-cent Whirligig Toy Can Replace a 1000 Medical Centrifuge"
If you are Windows 7 build 7601/7600 user than at some moment of time you might get error windows not genuine popup message stating “This copy of Windows is not genuine build 7601 / 7600“, after few days of installing Windows maybe 1 month or after doing updating windows 7 build 7601. This copy of Windows is not genuine error occurs due to three reasons: Windows is not genuine windows 7. Windows 7 validation error.…"Easy Fix : This Copy of Windows is Not Genuine Build 7601"
In an attempt to save money towards buying our own house in a few years, my wife and I just moved to a cheaper rental. I took the opportunity to re-evaluate my cable TV situation and decided to bite the bullet and get rid of cable altogether by looking at other options instead of cable. I decided to start a search for the best alternative to cable tv. In our old house we were paying…"Best Alternative to Cable TV – How I Finally Got Rid of Cable"
Aerospace engineering includes the research, design and development of launch vehicles, satellite systems, missiles and other space systems and aircrafts. Aerospace engineering programs include fluid dynamic, materials science, software development and propulsion. Students also experience design, simulation and testing of aircraft systems. Aerospace engineering is an excellent career choice since there approximately 5000 job openings every year and only approximately 600 new graduates to fill these openings. There are several exceptional aerospace schools worldwide. …"Aerospace Engineering Schools"
What a lot of people don’t know about a Chromebook is it appears to be the first mainstream device heavily marketed to consumers as a “thin client” laptop to the “Cloud”. Face it. Most people are used to using their PC’s as a “fat client”, that is, a computer storing programs run directly by the user from the computer itself. In fact, your tablets and smartphones are still considered a “fat client” because you have…"Considering Buying A Chromebook as Thin Client ?"
Huge international demand for professionals in automotive industry has made reputable automotive engineering schools renowned in many world regions, including Asia. From Malaysia to China and India, these automotive engineering universities and colleges are famous for producing skillful professionals in automotive field, and offering opportunities for Asian students to pursue professional career in automotive. Top Automotive Engineering Schools Asian Region Offers Here are some reputable automotive engineering schools in Asian region (including a couple in…"Best Automotive Engineering Schools in Asia"
If you think your wireless router is only good enough to dish out IP addresses to devices around your house, you need to infuse new life into it with OpenWRT Router. The OpenWRT project produces custom firmwares for a variety of routers. The cool thing about the OpenWRT firmware is that you can flesh it out by installing apps and services just like you would on a normal desktop Linux distribution. Using OpenWRT’s package manager,…"Supercharge Your Router with OpenWRT"
Managing a large database on a daily basis and dealing with all possible issues and undesirable events that occur during the functioning of such a sophisticated tool can be a very challenging task, which can also test the expertise of otherwise well-established database management companies. Software applications used to deal with large business databases are usually sophisticated software solutions that feature numerous software modules, which in turn are in complex inter-dependencies. A customer relationship management…"Database Management System Companies Among Largest Investors in New Technologies"
The Mac OS was said to be the safest in the world when they first hit the market. There were no harmful applications or scripts coded for them, not to mention about the advanced technologies used by Apple. For quite a lot of time, they maintained their safety status at high standards. Today, things have not changed too much, except for one thing – the apparition of malicious scripts. The rise of the problem…"How to Protect your Mac from Viruses"
There are many engineering students and professionals who choose management fields as their professional career line. For many engineers, it’s a matter of luck while for a few others it’s a field of choice. I am also an advocate of doing MBA after engineering and for that purpose I’ll share some thoughts and opinions which will explain you the myth behind this. Luck brings many Engineers here: This is a fact! When graduating engineers start…"Why MBA after Engineering"
The information contained in this article is useful to those that have installed the Windows Vista operating system using the “custom” installation and would like to know how to retrieve files from Windows old folder for Vista. When you perform a Custom Installation of Windows Vista, replacing a Windows XP installation. The old operating systems files will be created automatically in a Windows.old folder. This article will instruct users how they can retrieve their personal…"How to Retrieve Files From Windows Old Folder for Vista"
The Emeishan continental flood basalt, which is widespread in Yunnan, Guizhou and Sichuan provinces of Southwest China, is the volcanic product of a Permian mantle plume, and native copper-chalcocite mineralization associated with the basalt is very common in the border area of Yunnan and Guizhou provinces. The mineralization occurred in the tuff intercalation and terrestrial sedimentary rock intercalation which were formed during the main period of basalt eruption. The orebodies are controlled by the stratigraphic…"Lead isotopic systematics for native copper-chalcocite mineralization in basaltic lavas of the Emeishan large igneous province: Implications for the source of copper"
If you are thinking about an enrolling for an engineering course. There are different colleges that you can choose. We have a provided a list of the top engineering colleges for electronics, civil and other fields of engineering. Some of them specialize in a specific field while others offer a variety of programs. Here are the Best Online Bachelor of Science in Engineering Colleges to attend. ITT Technical Institute This college offers online programs and…"The Best 10 Online Bachelor of Science in Engineering Colleges"
In a previous post, I installed WinXP onto a dying Dell desktop. The age of PC hardware is measured in dog years. Mine has a Pentium III 933 MHz processor, to give you some idea. That is quite old. It’s older than WinXP. Installing an old version of Windows onto even older hardware is rather like putting a 500 pound man into a small car with a 90 hp engine and expecting it to keep…"CrunchBang Linux Installation on Old PC Hardware"
I’m in the early phase of building a home lab. I ordered some hardware from eBay, the centerpiece of it all being a Cisco 2851 router. I will discuss the details of this lab in future posts. But right now I want to focus on an issue that I encountered while setting up a basic, indispensable, and prerequisite item when building a home Cisco lab. One of the basic workbench items that is required is…"Home Lab Setup – Unexpected issues with installation of WinXP for a staging PC"
Fastest Growing Engineering Fields In the post recession scenario every technical field and related professions are being seen with a renewed importance and many engineering specialties are emerging as the fastest growing engineering fields in demand right now. Now professionals of different fields are expected to cope up with the changing technological environment faster than previously assumed. Moreover, the professionals of today, specially those who are working in the fields which has a direct bearing on…"5 Fastest Growing Engineering Fields"
You can convert your mobile in to a Wi-Fi hotspot and share your internet connection with your friends or with your own laptop or desktop. Share your phone’s data connection as a portable Wi-Fi hotspot Go to Settings > Wireless & networks > More > Tethering & portable hotspot. Check Portable Wi-Fi hotspot. After a moment, the phone starts broadcasting its Wi-Fi network name (SSID), so you can connect to it with up to 8 computers or…"How to Setup a Wireless Home Network Using Your Android Mobile"
The multifunction button located on your headphones does a lot more than answer your iPhone or hang it up. You can control the music that’s playing with a surprising amount of functions hidden in that little button. So much so that I hardly ever touch my iPhone to control my iPod any more. Press button once to begin playing music. Use the button’s volume controls to increase or decrease playback volume. Press button once to…"How to Use Your Headphones to Control Your iPhone Audio"
Ever thought of playing mobile apps on your PC? Well, now with the launch of various simulators in the market, the dream has come true. Now you need not to purchase expensive android based mobile if you are fascinated with the apps and games available for the platform. You can enjoy these apps and games on your pc itself using the available simulator. We bring you here the various simulators available for enjoying the apps and…"Now Play Android Games and Apps on PC or Laptop"
Hence the smartwatch revolution took place. The smartwatches are an extension to the smartphones which allows you to take calls, text messages, check your SNS integrations and also acts as traditional watches. These watches were expected to be not so best-selling anmd they were not as well, maybe because of the new concept. There were sold about 1.2 million smartwatches while the number of smartphone users is 1.5 billion in the world. Why the distance…"Could Smartwatches be as Popular as Smartphones?"
I used an i3-3225 at its stock speed for 3 years. During that time, I rendered hundreds of videos, played hundreds of hours in games, and ran multiple servers. Then, about a few months ago, I decided I would go for an upgrade. This would coincide with my recent upgrades to my drives, case, fans, and GPU. The struggle then hit me: what do I even get? THE CHOICE AND REALIZATION I had been running my PC…"Old PC Parts Are Still Relevant"
In recent months, Microsoft has made a multitude of announcements that interested gamers worldwide. From Xbox exclusives being ported for PC to the confirmation of a slimmer Xbox One, they’ve heard a lot of good news from the tech giant. However, one announcement interested some of them (including me) more than the others: the revelation of a new, upgraded Xbox One codenamed ‘Xbox Scorpio.‘ Now, don’t get me wrong. It’s not as if no one saw…"Scorpio – The Xbox One Design Flaws Gets An Upgrade"
Oh, boy. No Man’s Sky…where to even begin? Well, I guess to start off, I’ll explain what No Man’s Sky is and the controversy behind it. No Man’s Sky is an action-adventure survival game developed by Hello Games, and was released on the PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Windows on August 9, 2016. The game was originally slated to release on June 21, 2016 but was delayed until August because “some key moments needed extra polish…"No Man’s Sky Controversy – Geoff Keighley Speaks Out"
Database file corruption is a fairly common occurrence in MS Exchange server due to various unforeseen causes. After facing a crash, human errors, hardware issue, virus attack or a software conflict, your Exchange database file may get damaged. If your Exchange server starts acting weirdly, unable to mount the database on startup, then you are possibly experiencing serious data corruption in your database pages. If you do not identify and deal with the problem quickly,…"How to Circumvent Database Corruption in MS Exchange Server"
Like other developing economies, the Indian economy, which is riding the wave of success, is also largely dependent on its industries. In the recent years, India has emerged as an automobile manufacturing hub which has made it a potential job market. The Indian automobile market has crossed the million marks in the annual four wheeler productions in the year 2004, which is a big reward in itself. India is now on the way to become…"All About Automobile Engineering in India"
Technology has modified several informational systems and processes into relevant and substantial procedures. It implemented an efficient and modernized way to perform multiple tasks without sacrificing quality and timeliness. However, there are corresponding drawbacks as to technology. The upsurge of different cyber-crimes has risen. Currently, these virtual attacks are still occurring and proliferating. It stirs up the companies as this issue creates pressure and risks to most enterprises worldwide. Data Threats News Updates As per…"5 Strategic Practices to Implement for Enterprise Security"
In July and August of 2002, the most expensive and far-reaching military exercise in history was launched. Costing nearly $250 billion, it simulated a military leader in the Persian Gulf – one believed to be sponsoring terrorist organizations – that the American forces were assigned to destroy. The Pentagon knew that no enemy would be so foolish as to clash with American forces head to head (as with Desert Storm), and foresaw the next…"Wargames and the Agile Manifesto"
Just finished reading “The Arms of Krupp”, by William Manchester. It was kind of a project… but I will say 1) It’s very readable, and even made me laugh at points and 2) Is a fascinating view of the rise and fall of Germany through the lens of its most famous arms merchant. The interesting thing was the story of artillery and the ‘big guns’ that Krupp became famous for. The company only became the…"The Arms of Krupp by William Manchester Book Review"
On the Road: Becoming a Professional Engineer So now that I’ve stopped working like a mad-woman buried under piles of documents, I can get back to the really important stuff…like blogging! So something interesting happened this week. My boss (the tiny but feisty female chemical engineer-I need to interview her for asap) got back from Greece and we had a nice long chat about my future! This is something that had been causing me mild…"Becoming a Professional Engineer"
The fact is that Google is unmatched and unbeatable as a search engine, however a commendable attempt to offer an alternative is offered by “Izik” created by Blekko, a tablet search engine. Of course, they know their limitations and cannot even be compared to the legendary David with his slingshot against the mighty Goliath. Still tottering around as any two-year-old can, Blekko’s Izik hopes to fill in as a substitute for tablets if not for…"Blekko “Izik” – New Tablet Search Engine"
What is Google Translator Toolkit ? Google Translate Toolkit is a handy tool when you need translating a document from one terminology to another. You can upload the document, directly write the text, get a URL (link) translated, input a Wikipedia article or can too get the captions of a YouTube video translated. Google Translate Toolkit supports the following kind of document that can get translated: Documents HTML (.HTML) Microsoft Word (.DOC/.DOCX) OpenDocument Text (.ODT) Plain Text (.TXT) Rich Text (.RTF)…"What is Google Translator Toolkit?"
Google has unveiled a new feature for its search engine which is focused for using the search engine on Smartphone or tablet devices. It is actually very difficult to use the keyboard on these devices especially on move. Use your finger or stylus to instruct Google what you want to search for without using the keyboard facility. Google automatically recognizes the letter and words as you write on the screen. How to enable the feature:…"Google Handwrite"
It’s true. Here in Silicon Valley, several ex-software execs may have found the answer to the $140/barrel oil prices. How? Genetically-engineered bug excretion. That’s right. Bugs eat sugar, and crap oil. It’s called Renewable Petroleum™ and it’s from a biotechnology company called LS9. The bugs are single-cell organisms, that are a fraction of a billionth the size of an ant. The organisms start out as industrial yeast, or nonpathogenic strains for E. coli, and LS9…"Renewable Petroleum™ – Oil 2.0?"
“The frugal innovation” is synonymous with quality products and services, accessible to all. Sam Pitroda, an ardent advocate of this approach, wants to make innovation the driving force of growth. “The emergence of India will change the destiny of the world,” says the father of the telecom revolution in India. Serial entrepreneur, visionary and now an adviser to Indian Prime Minister innovations, Sam Pitroda implements a decidedly Indian capitalism: innovation called “frugal” or Jugaad in…"Frugal Innovation, an Indian Approach of Capitalism"
Municipal water systems throughout the world face a host of financial challenges. Unfortunately financial management tools for water utilities lag behind other sectors, leaving utilities highly vulnerable to weak financial performance and market changes. The consequences for not meeting financial challenges are serious. Companies see severe anger over rate hikes, layoffs, lawsuits and failing infrastructure such as burst pipes. A company called Valor Water Analytics hopes to equip water utilities with customer sales metrics and analytics to strengthen…"Water Utility Analytics"
Everyday we use applications that leverage predictive analytics to provide us with meaningful content, help us buy product, or protect us from spam. Here are 5 common yet relatively unnoticed uses in our daily lives. 1. Google Suggest Google has simplified online search and made it accessible to the masses. Google Suggest – that drop down list you see below the search input box once you start typing– leverages predictive Analytics to give out query recommendations in real-time. Initially intended…"5 Everyday Uses of Predictive Analytics"
Predictive modeling is a way of finding patterns and relationships in existing data and using those to predict what will happen in spaces where data isn’t available. Good predictive modeling has become a vital component of many fields and professions. An organization has a problem it needs to solve and a cache of data about that problem. For example, a supermarket might like to know when its customers are likely to return to the supermarket…"Kaggle Games-Up Data Science"
The persistent advancement in information technology has had a significant effect on the travel industry. The extensive public use of the internet has created situations that have been game changers in the field of traveling. The working differences between the travel agent and airlines is becoming vague in this modern age. People who love to explore the beauty of this world or who are passionate about traveling often face problems regarding travel booking. With this, kayak.com…"How Kayak.com Disrupted the Travel Industry"
Many times when we are working on a modelling problem using Microsoft Excel, we might be required to clear the sheet contents. For example, you are just starting out to solve a problem and need to clear the cells without deleting the whole sheet. Personally, I don’t prefer wasting time on taking my hands to the mouse and then press clear contents. A better option is to write use some already written VBA macro which…"Clear The Active Worksheet With a Click of a Button"
In this tutorial, I will show a similar kind of trick to generate a variant of Pascal Triangle which seems to be a mix of forward and backward triangles. I am going to show how the output will look like. VBA CODE
Dim n As Integer
n = InputBox("Enter the Number for Triangle")
Dim i As Integer
Dim j As Integer
For i = 1 To (n + 1) / 2 Step 1
For j = (n + 3 - 2 * i) / 2 To (n + 2 * i - 1) / 2 Step 1
'Print Space((n + 1 - 2 * i) / 2) + String(j, i)
Cells(i, j).Value = 2 * i - 1
PITFALLS OF THIS CODE This code works perfectly for all numbers which are odd.For example, when you click the Generate Triangle button in the excel workbook provided with this tutorial, you should…"How To Generate Pascal Triangle Variant Using VBA"
MATLAB stands for MATrix LABoratory. It was designed to make matrix manipulation easy for scientific computations.According to Mathworks website,MATLAB is the high level interactive programming environment used by Millions of scientists, engineers, analytics professionals worldwide. Learning Octave & MATLAB are the best available tools for prototyping the algorithms of machine learning. This is what widely followed in Silicon valley as well. A lot of companies which work on artificial intelligence or machine learning algorithms first try…"Analytics Using MATLAB and Octave-Free Learning Series– Introduction & Basic Functions"
Delhi is all prepared for Republic Day & visit of USA president Barack Obama. These days all news channels are covering the security of Obama. Delhi is up to date in terms of all measurement of securities like special forces, CCTV cameras, special security gagdets & more. I wish some percentage of security would also provide in normal days so a common man feels safe. Well that’s my opinion back to topic in this off…"Which Phones do the World Leaders Use?"
I’ve been planning ( or should I say dreaming ) on buying a new laptop for sometime now. My old laptop, a hand-me down from my mother years ago, is now totally useless and can be easily compared to a piece of metal in a junk shop. Yes, that’s how bad my laptop is. Yesterday, while I was strolling in the Cyberzone of, something very thin caught my attention. What was it? The new Samsung…"Love at First Sight: Samsung ATIV Book 9 Series"
Want to How To See Who’s is Using Your WiFi – then keep reading because you are at correct place. WiFi has become one of the basic needs nowadays. Many trolls & jokes were already made about this. Some are very famous like one man said to another, I can live without water or food but I can’t live without WiFi. Now evaluate yourself – you will surely find yourself in this joke. There is always…"How To See Who’s Using Your WiFi"
You will be surprised to know that Google began in March 1996 as a research project by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Ph.D. students at Stanford University. Initially, the original name of Google was BackRub. Larry and Sergey begin collaborating on a search engine first called BackRub and Page focused on the problem of finding out which web pages link to a given page, based on the consideration that the number and nature of such backlinks…"BackRub – Google’s Early Initial Name in 90’s"
Mobile phones have become an integral part of peoples life and are much needed too. Surviving without a mobile phone is nearly impossible because we tent to lose connectivity from everything around us. Mobile is one of the most important gadgets used by people these day without which managing daily activities and technical advancements is not feasible. Around 90% of the people all over the world use mobiles and some of them are fully reliant…"Ways to Trace Mobile Number Online with Exact Name, Location and Address"
Boom Beach is a fun RTS style game for the iPhone and iPad that is from the same company that makes the popular Clash of Clans game. This is not the same type of strategy game as command and conquer, but it is a fun fix for mobile gamers that want to control an army in island based warfare. Boom Beach takes place in an island setting with in-game currency like gems, gold and diamonds…"13 Boom Beach Tricks, Tips & Strategies"
Android is a name that is visible in every phone nowadays . Android earn his name in IT world rapidly in short period of time.Android is a operating system that used in smart phones and tablet computers . Android operating system based on the Linux kernel. In early time of android Google financially help the android and later bought it in 2005. In 2007 Android was unveiled in 2007 and the first publicly available smartphone…"Why Android Chose Linux"
A Virtual Private Network (VPN) typically used by companies and organization to allow their employees to remotely connect to their central office network from anywhere on the internet. VPNs can connect individual users to a remote network or connect multiple networks together. For example, let us assume that you work for a company that is headquartered in USA. If you are traveling in Japan or Singapore or India for work and want to access…"Secure VPNs – Access Blocked Content Online"
The financial sector has to ace the endless challenges to come across every day, since this is a more competitive quality and have to met these demands on time and unfailingly, it requires a lot of time, effort, and manpower. Businesses of all sizes, no matter big enterprise or SMBs, have to come to the level to be able to satisfy their customers and meet their requirements and for that, technology offers all the help they…"Benefits of Electronic Signing Applications in Financial Sector (Electronic Signatures)"
Since Microsoft uploaded the Windows 8 download links this week, every user got a good chance to download it and burn a disc/save it to any external drives like hard disks, USB devices etc. And finally tried to the superior view of the Windows 8 by installing it on their systems. Here I will show you how to get the Windows 7 start menu for Windows 8. From FAQs it is to be noted that…"How to Get Windows 7 Start Menu for Windows 8"
Windows 8 have launched with great and superior features never seen before in any older version of Operating Systems (Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista) like Picture Password Setup, PIN Logon password, Metro Style UI. Windows 8 looks and feels are likely to be matched with Tablets. Here we are going to show you how to set up Windows 8 picture password These features were never seen before in any PC Operating Systems. In Windows…"Windows 8 : How To Set Up Picture Password and PIN Logon"
Quite a few years have passed since the arrival of Android OS. But, the popularity is still on a record high. People still are opting for smart phones that come with Android rather than iOS. There are various reasons behind Android scoring higher than iOS in every aspect. Here are some of them – Top Reasons Why Android is Better than iOS. Better User Interface: The interface provided by Android has really been a stunning one…"Top Reasons Why Android is Better than iOS"
Most of the messengers today are enabled with video chatting but most of the laptops or notebooks available in market come with a low quality webcam of usually of 2.0 MP or less. Buying a good quality webcam from market may be too expensive. You may be wondering, “Can I use my phone as a web camera?” Most of us have smartphones with a very good camera which we can use cell phone camera as…"How To Use & Set-up Your Smartphone as Webcam"
A mechanical engineering degree is really hard to earn. But for those who have the hearts and brains to take it, they can pass it successfully even though this engineering science has a lot of heavy subjects that not all of us can manage to understand. Basically, not all young people who have passions in engineering do have an easy time choosing for their degrees in college because each course has so much to offer…"Which Mechanical Engineering Branch Sub Discipline To Choose?"
Windows phone might not be as renowned as the iPhone or Android, however it has its own small but loyal following and is specifically popular within the major business community. Windows phone users are avid window users and are extremely used to the acquaintance of the Windows operating system. With countless phone apps available from almost all store (Android, iOS, Blackberry) the windows is also launching some engaging and amazing apps to gratify its users…"10 Most Amazing Must Have Windows Phone Apps"
Everyone loves getting praised and there’s no harm in it. We love it when people see our outstanding work and are AWESTRUCK. We all have seen in the Hollywood flicks and sometimes even in the Bollywood ones, How the computer used welcomes the user and used to think that the laptops or PCs used are the expensive ones. But you will be glad to know that even we can make our laptops or PCs welcome us. The following…"How to make your laptop or PC welcome you!"
Before the Politics dictated, the #NBN was actually going to be a world class service for ALL Australians. A system that allowed a true provider choice and provided a world leading IP Internet) based service to all Australians. The link takes you to a 2011 Engineering Week Lecture (Macquarie University) by Peter Ferris, the man responsible for Network Design and structure (NBN). This man has effectively been “sacked” by the current Federal Government (read Malcolm…"Vale the #NBN"
We are here introducing a common tool yet a powerful one for accessing unix/linux systems from a windows operated system , and the App is called “Putty”. To download , please click here : http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/download.html What is putty ? PuTTY is a free SSH, Telnet and Rlogin client for 32-bit Windows systems. SSH, Telnet and Rlogin are three ways of doing the same thing: logging in to a multi-user computer from another computer, over a…"How to access Unix / Linux from Windows"
There is generally an inconvenience when using phone or tablets when its required that you must provide user data to the many apps that request permissions to access your device data. Actually there is a tool called “App Ops” that allow users to control their App permissions, but unfortunately this tool was disabled by Google in the last month, due to some complaints. Google had no plans to re-enable the App Ops tool that users…"SnoopWall lets you to take control of your Android apps permissions and settings"
Oxford Nanopore Technologies has developed a thumb drive capable of sequencing DNA. Dubbed MinION, the disposable device is expected to be commercialized later this year with a starting price of just under £600. MinION is a disposable single-use cartridge containing everything you need to do nanopore work. Its standard program collects data until a predefined threshold is reached – by plugging the USB cartridge into your laptop, you can programmatically tell the MinION what to…"Introducing The Thumb Drive Genome Sequencer"
An innovation in public transport developed by a former astronaut and an F1 designer could be the solution for European medium distance travel. In the 1920s, the Greyhound buses made it possible for people to explore the USA well before cars became a common household item. They were considered a fast way to travel long distance, but after almost a century that image has long gone. Nowadays a bus is associated with a noisy and…"Dutch Greyhound: Passenger Bus Travels at 250 km/h!"
Computer repair is easy when you have the training for it. Without that vital training you would probably just be bumbling all over the place, doing more harm than good. Knowing that your computer can get into such an emergency sometime, you should get that training today. Computer repair training is something I believe everyone should have on some level. We all own PCs by now, and we all need to be able to fix…"Simple Tips To Get Your Computer Back And Running"
Launchers help us to customize the home screen of our Android device as we want. Out of so many launchers in the Play Store, we selected top 4 according to public rating as well as their efficiency. Below are top 4 Android Launchers! 1. Buzz Launcher Buzz Launcher is a very cool launcher for your Android device which allows you to apply shared home screens to your Smartphone. With Buzz Launcher you can easily download,…"Top 4 Android Launchers For Your Device"
On May 4th (a couple days ago), Blizzard released the official Open Beta for Overwatch, a game that combines mechanics from the MOBA and FPS genres. Today, we’re going to take a look at some of the core elements of this highly anticipated game and determine whether or not it’s a game worth investing time into. When I first logged into the Battle.net client (Blizzard Entertainment’s launcher for its games), I was greeted by a sleek…"OVERWATCH, OVERWATCH BETA"
Analytics have been used in business since at least the late 19th century when Frederick Winslow Taylor sought to improve industrial efficiency. Soon after, Henry Ford measured the build time of each component in his automobile assembly line to drive better results. It was in the late 1960s when analytics began to command more attention with the advent of computers in decision support systems. Since then, analytics have formed the development of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, data warehouses,…"Top 5 Business Analytics Startups to Watch in 2017"
Coming up with a site is one step towards gaining online reputation and recognition. That is however not all you need to decide what kind of hosting service you will opt for. Many companies find themselves in a fix when it comes to this issue leaving many of them undecided or even falling for the wrong plan. I am not saying that making such a decision is easy but there are some factors that you…"Five Benefits That Dedicated Hosting Can Bring To Your Site"
Trade shows are a great opportunity for every business to improve their presence on the market and make new agreements. Also, signing new contracts with business partners is also one of the possible outcomes of trade show participation. So as to ensure a reliable and high-quality presentation at the show, every business must do some pre-show preparations to get there ready for all the challenges and equipped with most sophisticated trade show strategies and devices.…"How iPads At Trade Shows Can Increase Sales"
When I recently told my kids I owned wearable technology thirty years ago, they thought I was the coolest dad in the world. Then, I showed them my old cassette style Sony Walkman. Needless to say, opinions changed quickly. Today, wearable technology is yet again one of the fastest growing industries and we are just scratching the surface with its potential. From fitness-focused devices such as Nike FuelBand to Google Glass and Smart Watches, consumers…"Five Elements of Good Wearable Technology"
Windows Phone 8 is second generation windows phone unveiled on June, 2012. The thing that you will love about a Windows Phone is its metro style UI. Almost all smartphones available today in the market have similar look but the Windows Phone is little different. The Windows smartphone looks more alive with live tiles and out-of-box UI design. Though it has a lot of cool things, Windows Phone still lacks few features that most of Windows…"8 Most Requested Missing Features: Windows Phone 8"
Mobile apps is currently one of the newest, most lucrative, and fastest growing industries in the world. Today, there are more than one billion smartphones in the world; that’s more than there are toothbrushes! When people ask me what I do and I tell them that I own several app companies, their response is usually: “Wow, I wish I could do that!” The truth is, it’s a lot easier than most people think. You don’t…"7 Surefire Ways To Get You Started In The App Business"
Once you have a few apps out in the app store and your business is gaining momentum, it’s very important to start outsourcing some of the tasks and giving the responsibility to someone else. I’m a big believer of only doing the parts of your business that you enjoy and are good at, and leave the rest to someone. Not only will that bring you the best results (we are usually pretty good at the…"App Automation – From Idea to the App Store In Half the Time"
One of the most common questions people often ask me is: “How much does it cost to develop an app?” This is one of the hardest questions to answer as each app is different but it all comes down to what functions you’d like to add to your app. If this is your first app, I would highly recommend that you keep it simple and more budget-friendly. Try not to go over $1000 or even…"How Much Does it Cost to Develop An App – Ultimate Guide To Developing iPhone Apps Without Getting Ripped Off"
Before you begin reading, keep in mind that the following piece is somewhat opinionated. Understanding this will help you get a better grasp of what I’m trying to say. On May 2, 2016, Infinity Ward revealed the next game in the Call of Duty franchise, Infinite Warfare. And, boy, did it cause an uproar. The game featured a futuristic setting once again to the displeasure of many fans of the once beloved series. Many people clearly expressed…"CoD: Infinite Warfare’s Reveal Trailer – The Most Hated Gaming Video on YT"
Windows Phone 7 provides a whole brand-new way of utilizing a smart cellphone. If you have seen any of the ads for Windows Phone 7, you might have selected up on slogans like ‘glance and go’ and the cellphone that lets you get back to life. Windows Phone 7 has truly changed the online game in regards to offering a fully dynamic home display screen which allows you to see all the most recent info…"Windows Phone 7 Review – Everything you need to know"
Pascal is a new GPU microarchitecture developed by NVIDIA. I will be informing you of what Pascal is, what its benefits are, and the two new Pascal architecture-based GPUs that were announced at NVIDIA’s private event last week, and everything else announced during the event in another article later this week. I will also include what I believe this means for different types of consumers. What is a microarchitecture? A microarchitecture is the electrical circuitry…"What is Nvidia Pascal and How Does It Affect Consumers?"
Do you bill your clients by the hour? If so, providing accurate, detailed invoices should be considered a critical part of your customer service strategy; and is essential for the long-term success of your business. If you’ve shopped around for a time tracking solution, you’ve undoubtedly discovered a nearly endless array of options, from online timesheets and calendar-based tools to timers, browser add-ons and downloadable software. Which is right for you? Choosing a time tracking…"Time Tracking Apps: Which Is Best for You?"
TypeFacet Autokern is a free and open source set of Python routines, created by Charles M Chen, that aims to let type designers automate much of the spacing and kerning processes. Typefacet info, git source, downloads etc is found here. Even though the project is an early work in process the results seem very positive. For example, below, screenshot of font in progress ‘Bench12′, before any spacing has been built, and then after running once…"TypeFacet, Autospacing and Autokerning"
A short essay that formed the basis of a short presentation on Free Fonts to the 2012 is Type Conference, Istanbul, Turkey. ‘Freeness’, vernacular English, meaning; being free and able to act at will, being open or available to all. Presenting the idea that ‘freeness’ is a technological aspect of a font’s design, as equally important as ‘legibility’, ‘render quality’, or ‘language support’, and that, free fonts can enable usage that proprietary fonts are not…"Free Fonts – Freeness as a Technological Component of Typeface Design"
Starting out as a mere rumor, the PlayStation NEO was called the ‘PlayStation 4.5’ beginning in March by nearly every user on the Internet that was speculating about it. Many press sites held off on reporting about the supposed new PlayStation until a trustworthy source could confirm it. However, it seems that the ‘PlayStation 4.5’ is, in fact, a reality and has been codenamed by Sony the ‘PlayStation NEO.’ At first, the idea of the PlayStation NEO was…"PlayStation NEO – The New PS4?"
The Xbox 360 was a huge console, serving millions of people. Unfortunately, it has become official. Microsoft has been confirmed to be ceasing manufacturing of the Xbox 360 by Phil Spencer, head of Xbox. Spencer wrote out an official statement on the Xbox’s blog on April 20 detailing the news: Last November, we celebrated a major milestone, as the Xbox 360 console turned 10 years old. The Xbox 360 helped redefine an entire generation of gaming…"Microsoft Ceases Manufacturing of the Xbox 360"
Over the past few years, I’ve been keeping track of all news coming from Microsoft and other sources that may relate to the release of a post-Halo 2 Halo game coming to PC. Here are my compiled speculations for Halo Master Chief Collection for PC 2013 Throughout the year of 2013, the initial spike in interest of the release of a newer Halo game on PC arose. There were numerous reports talking about finding a mention of…"Halo: The Master Chief Collection May Come to PC… Soon"
Since the release of Half-Life 2: Episode 2 in 2007, fans of the franchise have been itching to see what’s in store for the next installment in the series. We’ve seen nothing but hints and theories about a new game being released, but no official word from Valve or affiliates have been (publicly) released. As far as we know, Valve could not even be making the game in the first place as of now. Because…"What We Know About Half-Life 3 (So Far)"
Most of the internet users prefer Chrome browser as their default browser and you might be one of them. If you are using Firefox and Opera then you must try Chrome at once. I bet at the end you’ll choose Chrome. Chrome is simply one of the best and fastest browsers in the world. If you still want a reason to love this browser then I can gave you many reasons to love it. Here…"Top 10 Hidden Chrome Tricks to Increase Your Productivity"
OS X Yosemite was launched by Apple on October 16, 2014. It is the eleventh OS X release from Apple Inc. for desktop and server in Macintosh computers. Named after a national park, Yosemite was first announced and released to developers at Apples Worldwide Developers Conference on June 2. It then underwent through several months of beta testing before public release. A public beta for OS X Yosemite was also done for the first time which allowed…"Launch of OS X Yosemite is Revolutionary in Computer World"
We all love chatting. Google Talk gives us freedom to talk anywhere and anytime wiht our online friends. Message them instantaneously, transfer files, share photos – we love it all. But what we don’t like is getting disturbed by some unwanted friend. We really don’t want to chat at that moment but we are forced for maintaining relations. Can we trick Google Talk? Can we show idle status and be active at the same time?…"How To Force Idle Status on Google Talk"
Now with Google Drive, you can share more than one file with other people. Just send them a direct link to your files or share file with an individual’s email address or a mailing list. SHARE FILES VIA AN EMAIL ADDRESS OR MAILING LIST Access drive.google.com. Check the box next to the file or folder you want to share. Choose the “Share” icon OR Click the More menu and select “Share…” Select a visibility option: “Private,”…"Share Files from Google Drive with Others"
How to google search like you were in another country? How to search google like you were in the USA? There is a parameter you can use: gl (I think it stands for Global Location) Here is how it works: http://www.google.com/search?q=bank&gl=us http://www.google.com/search?q=bank&gl=uk In the first link you search “bank” as if you were located in the United States. In the second one you search “bank” as if you were located in England. So if you…"How to Google Search Like you Are in Another Country"
Android is one of the most popular operating system by the Google. The journey started from version 1.0 such as Alpha Version, Beta, Cupcake, Donut, Éclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean, KitKat and now to the most recent Lollipop. It is really easy and funny to remember those names from alpha to Lollipop, they are in alphabetical order and also yummy. Don’t wait, Let’s get start with new ingredients of Lollipop. Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and Nexus…"Latest Lollipop Android 5.0 New Features"
With Google Drive, you can create and sync a lot of files, so it might be a little bit hard to keep track of items in your Google Drive. Don’t worry because Google Drive offers you some solution to sort your files. There are several sort options under the Sort menu in the upper right of your Google Drive (next to the gear menu). Last edited by me Choosing this option means your items will…"How to sort files in Google Drive"
Here you will find the Ultimate Google Drive Review. We will review Google Drive Features and capabilities. Use the table of contents to jump to each section if you want to know about a specific topic. Google will offer more free storage in the cloud, as they are expected to shortly launch a major new consumer service offering cloud-based storage for photos and other online content. The effort – dubbed Google Drive – is likely to…"Ultimate Google Drive Review"
We all are well aware about Microsoft SharePoint, which is an advanced web application platform. Being an internet facilitator, it connected with content management and document management. In the span of time, many new versions have been introduced in the market with lots of new features. Recently, SharePoint 2013 lands in the market with enhanced features and capabilities to offer its users. It is considered as a new way of working together as it helps users…"SharePoint 2013: Blessed with Lots of New & Innovative Features"
After great success of Micromax Canvas series here now comes another blasting smartphone – “Micromax Canvas 4”. Micromax Canvas series is highly loved and anticipated in India nowadays. The most common thing I like personally is the reasonable price. As you know Micromax Canvas series is highly reasonable and appreciated in case of its price so it is often purchased by customers as compared to high price Samsung Galaxy smartphones and iPhones. It is unveiled…"Micromax Launches Canvas 4 in India"
Google, without a doubt, rules the internet. If Google is down, probably most of the internet will lose a system in some sense. But that’s not all; Google is increasing its computing/internet territory and is accumulating unprecedented domination over the internet every moment. Recently, Google launched a new tool called “the Android Studio”, a completely new developer suite for application developers. This suite, like most of other services of Google, is absolutely free! This tool…"Google Announces Android Studio: Android Developers"
Science and technology has created a huge revolution in the market today especially in Android and Android apps launched everyday. Every day, some new gadget and application gets released in the market and people are completely involved in using different applications to make their works simpler. Many impressive smart phones and tablets are being introduced at a rapid fashion. And, people keep demanding things with the release of some new smart phone in the technology…"12 Highly Surfed And Used Android Apps Of 2013"
Google’s top search executive Amit Singhal has recently announced that their search algorithm is set to change in a big way, possibly altering the face of SEO for good. After years of discussing the potential of semantic search, it seems that Google will soon be ready to start implementing this game-changing technology. The future is now… Essentially, semantic search takes “the human element” into the equation of a search query. Instead of simply spitting out…"Googles Big SEO Shakeup"
Continuing on from the other three posts I have written about Microsoft’s apparent rebrand it looks like there will be new Metro icons for Office 2013 that fit in with the rebrand. These icons come from liveside and feature the same angled logo. However, it is interesting to note that these logos feature the name “Microsoft”, something I thought wasn’t happening in this rebrand. Another thing is that the “X” in the Excel icon is…"Part 4: New Office Icons Fit in with Microsoft’s Apparent Rebrand"
This is the third in what has now become a series of posts looking at how Microsoft appears to be rebranding itself. Part 1: Microsoft is in the midst of massive rebrand, more than Metro – I look at new logos that appearing for Microsoft’s various brands Part 2: More on the rebranding of Microsoft – Following the announcement of Surface it looks like Microsoft is changing the company logo and distancing the “Microsoft” name…"Part 3: The Rebranding Information Continues"
The current excitement around a recent tech announcement can be traced back to a little music player. This little music player was iterated upon several times and was then used to create the foundations for the design of a new phone. Once this phone was launched the little player ceased to be of interest and it quickly got neglected. However, the phone went on to receive much praise and awards, even if there were naysayers.…"“All Art Is At Once Surface and Symbol”"
This article follows on from my previous article where I look at how Microsoft seems to be in the midst of a massive rebrand despite not having announced that that is what they are doing. This specifically looks at the new logos being used on several recent products and leaks. This article instead looks at a possible new Microsoft company logo and how things appear to be being named. I noticed that in all the…"More On The Rebranding of Microsoft"
YouTube has launched a face blurring tool that will allow users to hide identities in the video they share with a click of a button. “Whether you want to share sensitive protest footage without exposing the faces of the activists involved, or share the winning point in your 8-year-old’s basketball game without broadcasting the children’s faces to the world, our face blurring technology is a first step towards providing visual anonymity for video on YouTube” YouTube…"YouTube Launches Face Blurring Tool"
When Microsoft first announced the new logo for Windows 8 I wasn’t really a fan, it was different, very different, from what everyone is used to for Windows. Yes it was Metro but perhaps the single colour it will always use is boring and the angle that is appears with seems weird, even if it is meant to represent movement. However, after having used Windows 8 for months now I have grown used to the…"Microsoft Is In the Midst of Massive Rebrand, More than Metro"
Today Microsoft has announced Windows Phone 8 and whilst not really talking about end user features the company had a lot to talk about which goes a long way to addressing many peoples’ requests for Windows Phone. Windows Phone 8, as rumoured, will be based on the Windows Core, the same as Windows 8, which will mean that developers will have a very easy time creating apps that will run on both Windows and Windows…"Windows Phone 8 Announced; Looking Good if Not Controversial"
This is response to Five Reasons why Windows 8 will be dead on arrival. I imagine that in 2016 more people will be running Windows 7 than Windows 8 but despite this fact I doubt that Windows 8 will be a failure, in fact I expect it to do well. It might not be perceived as highly as Windows 7 was when it debuted but then anything following Vista would have been welcomed with open…"5 Reasons Why Windows 8 Won’t Be Dead On Arrival"
After the overheating problem in Apple new iPad, here comes another. According to users, Apple’s new iPad is facing problems in connecting Wi-Fi signals. It was having problem in connecting and holding to Wi-Fi connection. As per Daily Mail, it was reported that about 144 posts were posted by irritated iPad consumers on Apple’s Official Forum and about 5,200 people followed the posts. This was great challenge for Apple to look upon this trouble and fix…"Apple iPad Wi-Fi Problem? Solution Here!"
Base version memory doubled, launch announcement crashes servers The +Raspberry Pi, the $25 computer that seems to be taking the computer enthusiast world by storm, was formally launched at 6AM GMT this morning. The Foundation has announced that they will be entrusting the manufacture of the computers to two British companies, Premier Farnell and RS Components. The first run will consist of 10.000 model B´s to get them into the hands of hobbyists and teachers…"$25 computer, Raspberry Pi, officially launched today"
I was ten years old when I first laid hands on a Game Boy. My uncle had just come back from New York with one and ever curious about games and games machines I was eager to have a go. He’d bought an American football game (which I can’t seem to find hide nor hair of on the internet) and I was hooked. I imagine he was a little peeved by his little nephew hogging…"1990s – When Life Was A GameBoy"
First of all, huge props to kickstarter – I’ve been in huge like with the idea idea since I first heard of it, and have been evangelizing it to entrepreneurial friends. BUT… it doesn’t work from Sweden, unfortunately! Just last week the new platform Fundedbyme was launched, and YAY now the awesome possibility of crowdfunding is also open for us Northeners!! Since it’s actually open for any international project submission, I simply urge you all…"Crowdfunding – there’s a new player in town!"
At the recent Wedbush Morgan Securities annual Management Access Conference Bushnell stated that he sees the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) stopping piracy. Before we look at exactly what he said, here is a couple of things to note. First, Bushnell is also on the board of Wave Systems, a big player in the TPM field. Second, I reckon he’s wrong, or at least guilty of overstating the case. He said: “There is a stealth encryption…"Atari’s Nolan Bushnell says Trusted Computing will Kill piracy"
It seems that the “real money” that Google paid to YouTube for its instrinsic worth was $ 500 million less than the $ 1.65 billion tag. The shareholders are thus *not* getting $ 1.65 billion but a smaller amount. The YouTube price tag had also spurred wild rumours on the net for the valuation of Facebook by Yahoo!. In the $ 1.65 billion valuation that everyone thought YouTube got; Google actually paid $ 500 million for dealing with lawsuits from Media companies. After stating that the…"Mark Cuban’s Stunning Scoop on the GooTube Deal"
Though, Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google, has denied that $500 million were set aside for handling legal issues related with YouTube in the $ 1.65 billion buyout, parts of Cuban’s post are still believed by some bloggers. Schmidt denied Mark Cuban’s claim in an interview with John Battelle at the Web 2.0 conference (Nov 7-9, San Francisco): In a two-part question, Battelle asked whether Google’s deal included a secret reserve for legal claims and, secondly, what progress…"Google denies Mark Cuban claim about Legal Reserve for YouTube"
The love affair of a smitten crowd of tech-industry watchers, analysts, and enthusiasts with Google has come to an abrupt end. The aura of super smartness and an unconventional persona has melted away. Several people related Google’s atypical choices and actions with its ability to innovate rapidly and delight its customers and investors endlessly. “Don’t be evil” was romantically disarming — a refreshing new ideology that many believed would finally free the tech world from the “my way or the highway” ways of…"Don’t Be Evil! – Google’s Exasperating Gaffes"
I gave Google Spreadsheets a whirl today. My impression is an overwhelming “Eh…”. First the good. I’m amazed by what people are able to do in a web browser nowadays. Google Calendar is really slick. The gmail interface isn’t as ‘fresh’ as it originally was, but it’s still powerful and easy to use. Google Spreadsheet looks really nice — as you might expect, it looks and feels like a spreadsheet. You can enter formulas (well,…"Google Spreadsheets – Very First Impression"