Technology

Posted by on Oct 13, 2014

After the Apple Iphone 6 #bendgate controversy comes the latest scandal that the Tech giants is facing today—the #hairgate. Some complains started to mushroom in September but it was not later than the first week of October that the controversy made it to the social media limelight. Dubbed as #hairgate, this latest complaint from Iphone 6 users said that strands of hair and beard get caught between the metal case and the glass straps. The controversy started gaining attention when one community member at the 9 to 5 Mac posted a complaint in the website saying that “…my iPhone 6 Plus, keeps yanking out my hair when I’m making call. Initially I thought it was the hair sticking to the screen protector. But upon closer inspection, it was the seam between the glass and aluminum– hair gets stuck and when you try to free it out, it hurts. I believe it’s not only me.” It is difficult to determine whether the issue is true or not, but Twitter netizens were very quick to make #hairgate a rising social media trend, so...

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The Best of the Internet! Waste all your time HERE! 50 sites…

Posted by on May 5, 2014

What would we do without the internet? I don’t ever want to find out.  To prove the value of the interwebs, check out these sites and see how much time you can waste on the best meaningless sites the Net has to offer. Useless 1. Find the Invisible Cow An Internet version of the hiding game Hot and Cold. 2. The Useless Web Generates even more useless sites to waste your time. 3. Hacker Typer Hollywood-style hacker code. Pound on your keys and freak out your boss. 4. Boohbah Zone No words can describe this strange site. 5. Staggering Beauty Make the worm dance with your mouse. (Warning: Flashing images.) 6. Bees Bees Bees This site reveals Oprah’s secret plans. 7. Shady URL Changes URLs to look like viruses. 8. Don’t Even Reply A collection of emails from awful people. 9. Shut Up and Take My Money A shopping website of stuff you don’t need, but you really want. 10. Ducks are the Best Because they are. (Warning: Flashing images.) 11. A Stretchy Hand A digital version of your favorite vending-machine toy from childhood. Educational   IMAGE: PBSDIGITALSTUDIOS 12. Astronomy Picture of the Day Stunning photographs...

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Computers

NVIDIA Pascal: Next Generation Architecture For GPU

Posted by on Apr 2, 2014

The next generation GPU, NVIDIA Pascal, is all out- smarter, sleeker, smaller, and more efficient. This device is sure to change the way we handle data and move it around. The speed at which data is exchanged between the CPU and GPU usually limits the processor’s ability to perform. NVIDIA strives to solve this problem by introducing NVLink, a chip-to-chip communication technology whose speed will definitely be impressed. Data processing is one of the integral facets of the modern-day economy. Therefore, people would need their data processed as fast as possible. Bottlenecks NVLink is obviously designed to speed up the GPU and CPU communication, it will also improve data transfer between GPUs. This means that even graphic transfers will be improved greatly. This is speed, power and efficiency put together. The graphic transfer has been the headache for many people who usually use graphics in their places of work. With NVLink, you can be rest assured that your data are on the right track, quite literally. Size The speed, power and efficiency of the GPU come at a cost of a...

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Google

What Makes Google Search Engine The Best Among Its Counterparts

Posted by on Jun 29, 2013

Millions of internet users go online everyday all over the world and in every minute of it, millions of users conduct internet searches using Google search engine as their most preferred tool. It is undeniable that Google leads the pack among its counterparts even if other search engines try to keep up and improve their performances. Google search has been enjoying this popularity for so many years now and it is hard to say that it is just a stroke of luck. Several factors and reasons do make Google search the leader among other search engines. Why Google Search is the Best? #1) Familiarity You often hear people say, “Just Google it.” Google has become the brand name of search engines. This is something other search engines do not enjoy. Since Google search has been popular for years, it has been instilled on the minds of users as the first choice to use when they need to find something on the internet. In fact, those who are just being acquainted to using the computer and the internet will be welcomed with...

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Google Earth – Five Cool Things You Can Do With It

Google Earth – Five Cool Things You Can Do With It

Jun 21, 2013

Satellite imagery has opened up our horizons on how we look at our planet. Anyone with access to an internet connection can now go on the Web and search for satellite photos and maps. While Google Maps is the more famous product, Google Earth offers a lot more features that you won’t find in Maps. You need to download the Google Earth software first to access it from your computer. Unlike Maps, the emphasis in Earth is to view the satellite imagery, explore Earth’s remote regions, and even view the Moon, Mars, stars and galaxies. Here’s a list of five cool things that you can do with Google Earth. They are: Coolest Features of Google Earth 1. Flight Simulator This is probably one of the coolest features in Google Earth. It is similar to the Street View feature on Maps, but here you get to fly a virtual airplane around Earth. Just enter the flight simulator mode and choose your aircraft to get going. You need to learn the controls properly to fly the plane, but it is fairly simple once you go through the help menu. 2. Visit Underground Locations and Amazon Rainforest Google Earth not only covers the surface of the planet, but is also integrating a lot of imagery from underground locations and deep forests; this feature is also available on the Maps. Akiyoshi-do caves from Japan and parts of the Amazon rainforest are the two best known places that you can virtually visit as of now. Google is planning to add a lot of other interesting places in the future. Just keep a lookout for the updates. 3. Explore History and Civilization The Earth is changing at a rapid place, and so are its inhabitants and their civilization. You can pick any spot that you want to and travel back in time with the help of Google Earth. It will show the relevant population metrics, urban development, suburbs and many other interesting changes. Places that are brimming with people today can be seen deserted a few decades back. This is the closest we have come to travel back in time. 4. Watch it in 3D Mode You can enable 3D...

Google Games And How Are They Fine?

Google Games And How Are They Fine?

Jun 20, 2013

Google games are wonderful and amazingly some of the most unique things Google creators have ever come up with. Google games are some simple fun games that involve the days of the year. Google comes up with new and fun games to be played almost every month, but they can tend to always be a bit different. Way of Getting Various Google Games Where are these games? If you visit Google.com, you will find that there are some games that resemble the Google logo sign. These games are usually only playable on just one day, but you will find that they can be played online qute often. Google comes up with a variety of fun and unique games, and you will find that they are quite fun to play. One of their most famous games were during the Summer Olympic games back in 2012. Each day there was always another fun game to play. Since each sport was being played in the Games everyday, Google would create a different Google game for each day a main event was going to take place. For example, on the day of the swimming event, they had quite a fun swimming game. On the day when running and hurdling was the event, they created a hurdling game. It was a very popular game known for its ability to give people high scores the faster they went during the day. Google games happen only during some tomes of the year, and they definitely know how to create some good events. Where to find these Google games? If you search through Google itself and type in DOODLES GAMES, you will fond that a wide range of gams form the Summer Olympics and many others can be played over and over again. The best part is that these games are extremely fun to play and are quite unique. Google games are pretty fun and can be quite helpful for you if you wiuld like to play other fun games online. Some Google games do not count score and are simply there to be played over and over again without a highscore needed to be thought about. These games can help you have...

Google Places – Effective Techniques For Business Firm To Marketing

The trend of smartphones and tablets has drastically increased in the last 5 years. Android and iPhone phones are the ones that are high in demand because they give uninterrupted and smooth internet connectivity to the users while they are on the go. This is the main reason behind speeding up of Google places listing. A lot of people prefer using their handheld devices to find out the details about local businesses. This is one of the quickest and instant way to know the contact details of the business that users intend to form association with. How To Market Your Business With Google Places Thus, as a business owner if you are looking for ways to popularize your business among locals and other segment of target audiences, then it very important to get your business listed on the Google places. It will give you increased traffic flow, as well as genuine queries. However, there are some techniques that you need to keep in mind to market your business at Google places. Let’s take a look at them.  Google keeps on updating its applications and after the launch of Hotspot, it has emerged out as the best medium of marketing for small business, especially start ups who cannot afford to spend money on advertisements. As a matter of fact, marketing on Google Places is getting very competitive nowadays. Businesses are becoming aware of the significance of this feature by Google to market their business. It can be said that if your business doesn’t have a 100% score on your listing, then other businesses will be then displayed on the first page of the Google local results. Here are 5 things you can consider doing to get more business opportunities from local search. 1. Your Google Listing Must Have 100% Score Most of the business do not bother or we can say don’t have much time to fill in the details correctly. There are 20 different fields that a business owner should fill very carefully. You can consider adding videos as a part of your listing to improve your chances of being listed in the first page of Google search results. 2. Do Not Forget To...

Top 5 Headphones For Better Sound Quality You Can Buy In 2013

Top 5 Headphones For Better Sound Quality You Can Buy In 2013

Jun 16, 2013

Almost every one of us loves music. If it was possible, every person would like to have his own soundtrack for life. However, in our busy lives, it might be difficult to enjoy music on the go. If you are the kind of person who’s always on the go and loves music, you need to have a good set of headphones with you. There are a lot of options available in the market. But some are always better than others. If you look at some options, you will be surprised to know how much sound quality can vary from one headphone to another. In this article, we will tell you about Top 5 headphones you can buy in 2013. Top 5 Headphones Ghost Bee If you are looking for versatile headphones, there is no need to look any further than Ghost Bee headphones. These are the best over-the-ear headphones available in the market. You can even use a bluetooth device to stream wireless audio with these headphones. You can also use a hardwire and easily connect them to an audio source. The best part about these headphones is that you can use them as portable speakers. You just have to connect them to a charging dock, which comes with the package. These headphones are available at an affordable price of $179. Panasonic Bone Conduction The next headphones on the Top 5 headphones list are something quite special. These headphones look similar to in-ear headphones. However, they are quite different. These headphones don’t go into your ears. In fact, they work similar to hearing aids. Whatever sound you play through them is transmitted through your skull. Panasonic Bone Conduction headphones are also able to connect to a bluetooth-enabled device. Voxx International 808 If you are looking for exceptional sound quality, you need to use over-the-ear headphones. Voxx International 808 offers supreme sound at an affordable price. You can buy these headphones at just $99. If you are looking for budget headphones, Voxx International 808 will be your best choice. The package comes with a leather case and detachable cord. Thus, they are easily portable. This is the cheapest among the top 5 headphones. Focal Spirit...

Top 10 Google Products That We Can’t Do Without

Top 10 Google Products That We Can’t Do Without

Jun 16, 2013

Google rolls out several innovative products each year. Though not all of them are hits, we remember Google’s best, because they always deliver. Here is a look at a roundup of what we believe are the top 10 Google products today, some of which have become such important parts of our lives that we may even take them for granted. Top 10 Google Products 1. Google Search For a large population of Internet users, Google Search is a daily gateway to the Internet. Launched in 1997, it quickly became one of the most relevant search engines and an eternal favorite for top 10 Google products lists. Google’s attempt to index the internet in its entirety has given us unlimited data at our fingertips, especially with constant improvements such as Instant Search and Voice Search. 2. Google Maps Apple may have tried to match Google with its new maps app, but Google Maps deserves to be on the top 10 Google products, holding sway over all web mapping services. Launched in 2005, it offers street views and directions at great detail and helps millions of people globally to explore the world from the comfort of their homes. 3. Google Drive Google Drive is the new home of Google Docs, which was the pioneering introduction of productivity tools on the internet. Google docs allowed people to collaborate on documents and spreadsheets unlike ever before and create backups of their work. Like most of Google’s top products, it’s free, unlike its competitor Microsoft Office or Apple’s iWork. 4. Blogger Blogger was the pioneer in self publishing tools. Bought and improved by Google in 2003 from its original creators Pyra Labs, the takeover also made the product free to use. Today Blogger is available in more than 20 languages, is easy to use and is one of the top blogging platforms despite the launch of WordPress. 5. Google Translate This free translation tool supports as many as 64 languages and is the most popular in its genre out of other similar services such as AOL, Yahoo and Babel Fish. The Google Translate tool can translate words, phrases, sentences and even entire web pages in an instant. 6. Google...

Top 5 Windows 8 Gadgets

Top 5 Windows 8 Gadgets

Jun 16, 2013

Microsoft Windows is a graphical interface operating system (OS) introduced in the year of 1985 by Microsoft. The Windows OS started dominating the market of world’s personal computers from the very beginning of its invention. In this domination, the Microsoft Windows was fully successful. And nowadays, this Microsoft OS is also used in Smartphones, embedded devices, and server computers. A number of series (or version or updated version) of this Microsoft Windows OS were being introduced by time with more facilities and gadgets. The recent version of the Microsoft Windows dominated most of the personal computers globally is the Window 8. Top 5 Gadgets of Windows 8: Windows 8 came to the market on October 26, 2012 and earned a huge fame in a very short span of time due to its user friendly facilities and the attractive gadgets. The top 5 Windows 8 gadgets are as follows: 1. Easy gesture: The function of easy gesture can be considered as the topmost among the top 5 Windows 8 gadgets. It is the first invention in the platform of Windows OS where a gestural version of Windows is seen. Here, simple touch gestures like switching to the applications by swiping in from the left or choosing the charm menu by swiping in from the right can be performed. This makes the user more comfortable while using. Zooming gesture is also available there to view a zoom or broad view. One can also easily close any of the running application by selecting it and dragging it from top to bottom. The task manager of the Windows 8 is also pretty improved and is in an organized manner. 2. Live tiles and lock screen: The live tiles and lock screen is one of the most useful gadgets among the top 5 Windows 8 gadgets. Here, one can visualize any kind of news updates, new email, calendar, any kind of upcoming event, weather reports, or any sort of live performances from the tiles of applications from the screen, even without opening it. This facility can also be availed from the screen locked condition. 3. Refresh and reset: In Windows 8, refreshing and resetting of the system can be...

Top 10 IM Clients For Quicker Messaging

Top 10 IM Clients For Quicker Messaging

Jun 15, 2013

Why do many individuals concentrate on instant messaging (IM)? This is because instant messaging clients connect one with people in just a few seconds. Despite the distance and time differences, IM allows an individual to talk to anyone in real time. The IM client does lots of work ranging from notifying on social network updates and alerts you upon receiving an email in your account. Some of the Top 10 IM clients include but not limited to AIM 7.3, Windows Live Messenger, Digsby and yahoo Messenger. Here are the Top 10 IM clients; Top 10 IM clients 1. Digsby Digsby summer 2010 model is an IM program that almost accepts every IM protocol associated with any software. In addition, it is an excellent social network that allows any individual to connect with others within the real time. One thing that it lacks is only the group IM. 2. Meebo Messenger This is one of the instant messaging programs that have gaming, video calling and buddy list. This makes Meebo messenger to be an excellent IM client for web based application. The IM allows you to get most of your IM services but unfortunately it does not offer social network updates. 3. Yahoo! Messenger 10 One of the richest IM clients is Yahoo. The IM has clear design that is easily customized, clear video chat, VOIP and in architecture, it has deep plugin. The only limitation associated with yahoo messenger 10 is that it does not facilitate chat with Gmail and facebook users. 4. Window live messenger 2010 Window live messenger is an IM window client that has social feeds, tabbed windows and HD video chatting. 5. Skype Skype is a VOIP software IM client that allows individuals to talk online. This is done through instant messaging, voice and video chatting. In addition, it has add-on services that allow quick and simple transfer of files and video from one individual to the other. 6. AIM AIM is an AOL instant messenger that has become more social in today’s technology. This is because it allows users to share and chat instantly. When you are connected to AIM, you will remain connected to other social networks such...

Chatwing: The Effective Chat Widget For Promoting Products And Services

Chatwing: The Effective Chat Widget For Promoting Products And Services

Jun 14, 2013

The summer fun is almost over, yet new trends and events are still joining the fray. Well, that is the real deal in the cyberspace—the flow of information will never stop. Just look at the websites appearing every now and then. Even though most materials are reused, they still have something to offer—something to stir our curiosity. Entrepreneurs have also monopolized the visibility rates offered by the Internet. Most of them have already started creating blogs to reach more groups of people within a limited time. Chatwing Chat Software One of the things that caught my interest is the way entrepreneurs promote their products and services. There are new ways and a creative imagination can really take you far in the Internet. Upon doing a search run, I discovered a simple tool that can help entrepreneurs set up their online presence. This tool is known as Chatwing—an embeddable chat widget that can bring hundreds of visitors to any blog or website. Chatwing chat app is like the simple chatrooms you can see in many websites. The only difference is that Chatwing offers a high form of leverage in visibility, entertainment, and rate of customization. To use Chatwing chat software, you have to register first in the main website. After registering (which only takes few seconds since there are no confirmation links needed), you can now proceed to your account dashboard right away. There, you can edit the appearance of the chatbox by mixing color themes and other functions. Chatwing also has social media integration. With this feature, chatroom visitors can log in with their social media accounts. Entrepreneurs can use this opportunity to build stable contact database for long-term use. Video links can also be posted directly in the chatroom, so entrepreneurs can commit to a continuous viral marketing initiative. The Chatwing tool is free, yet it is professional enough to be used in the online business arena. This is an opportunity that you cannot pass, especially if you are a budding entrepreneur. To get started visit Chatwing.com Author Bio: Aaron Kong is a developer of Chatwing chat software and believes in the power of open communication, these are the core principles Chatwing was...

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