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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internet

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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How To Install WordPress Plugin

How To Install WordPress Plugin

May 17, 2013

Though the process of how to install wordpress Plugin is a simple job, it is a vital process to wordpress and should be done wisely. WordPress plugin installation is a potential source of problem to beginners. However, if you are not able to install plugins successfully, it will not hinder you from getting access to the large world of wordpress plugins. You can install wordpress plugin in three different ways: It can be done automatically through wordpress. It can be done manually by uploading plugin through wordpress. Lastly, it can be done manually by uploading plugin through FTP. How to install wordpress Plugin Automatically: This is the simplest method of installing a plugin. It requires that you set up your server in a way that makes modification of plugin directory possible. To ensure this, you have to give user-groups write permission on wp-content/plugins directory. As soon as you set up, the “Add-New” Plugin menu option will be enabled. On the “install-plugin” window, just inside name of plugin you need to search in “search field” provided, and press the “search plugin” button to search. If the search results find the plugin, it will show it. Click on the “install” to automatically start downloading plugin and install it on your blog. How to install wordpress Plugin manually: Downloading a plugin: Normally, wordpress plugins are distributed as a zip files. This is a file that contains many files that are compressed together. Since this file is small, then, you can download it fast. Downloading a wordpress plugin involve searching the appropriate download link on the website, clicking the “download-link”, and then allowing your browser to keep the file on your computer’s memory. Installing word press plugin: To install a downloaded wordpress plugin manually via wordpress, click “add new” option in the plugin menu. Either you can search for your plugin or you can upload it directly by clicking on the “upload menu.” Using “browse” button, select the wordpress plugin that you downloaded, once you find the right plugin, click “install now” option. Your file will be installed in your blog. The activation will then be done automatically. How to install wordpress Plugin via FTP: To do this,...

What Are The Best Blog Name Generators?

What Are The Best Blog Name Generators?

May 14, 2013

Blog name generators are wonderful to invest in because they can help get you the right name for your blog. Blogs are always tough to name if you have no idea on what you should be able to do. Blog name generators are extremely worth the investment because they can help make everything easier for you when trying to find a name that fits into your life. In this article, discover the best blog name generators. What are the best blog name generators? #3) NameStation NameStation is one of the best blog name generators that you could ever use. It provides amazing keywords as your blog name. There are also options to get people to give you great advice. You should also remember that the entire generator is simple to use and does not require that much work on your part at all. The entire site is free to use but requires for you to register your name and email address. It definitely is going to be a lot of fun if you decide to use this tool because of how well it was designed. #2) Worddoid This is an exciting tool that can be just what you need to use. It is completely free to use this site and requires barely any registration at all. Worddoid is very wonderful because of how it is easy to find out about all kinds of different current names for your blog or site you can use. It is alsp quite creative to use at times. #1) PanaBee This fun tool allows you to buy your domains names with ease once you find the URL you would like to use. You can generate blog names with your keywords almost instantly. It is fast, quick, and extremely easy to use this tool because of how simple it can be. Pana Bee is very simple, fast, short, and to the point. It is not all that tough for you to use this since it is designed with beginners in mind. Choosing the best blog name generators The best blog name generators above are extremely good to use. They are great to use this since they are made with amazing design. It...

Top 5 Facebook Plugins For WordPress

Top 5 Facebook Plugins For WordPress

May 12, 2013

Facebook is one of the most popular social network sites in the world. It has more than 900 million users from all around the world. People can take advantages by connecting their WordPress blog with Facebook. In this article, people can see top 5 Facebook plugins for WordPress. These plugins are very useful to connect the readers with the Facebook account. This is a good way to promote a website or blog through Facebook. Many experts believe that Facebook marketing is a perfect method to promote WordPress blogs. Here are some of those plugins. 1. Facebook Comment Control This is one of the best plugin that people can use to replace the default comment setting in every blog. It is a good way to show Facebook as the commenting option in the blog. People are able to do a lot of things with this plugin. They can delete comments, see all comments, see the readers who posted the comment, reply the comments, add widget with last 5 comments, and many other great features. 2. Facebook Like Button for WordPress This is the most popular plugin that can help people get their post listed on their Facebook account. This plugin is very easy to use and apply to the blog or website. All readers are able to like any posts or pages. The readers can also submit this post or page as a link in their Facebook profile. This plugin can show the amount of users who like specific posts or pages. 3. Post to Facebook Some website owners may want to post their posts or pages to their Facebook account. This plugin is a perfect solution for doing that action. It has the ability to post a blog post to the Facebook mini feed. As the result, all readers can also read the post from Facebook account. This plugin is very easy to use. It can add a button to edit or add forms for any blog pages or posts. 4. All in one Facebook Plugin for WordPress This is considered as the most popular Plugin from these top 5 Facebook plugins for WordPress. It includes many different things that are important for connecting...

Top 5 HDTVs Of 2013

Top 5 HDTVs Of 2013

May 12, 2013

HDTVs are very popular because of the resolution and quality design they have. When watching a movie or TV show on these types of television sets, an amazing picture is always going to be shown. In this article, find out about the Top 5 HDTVs of 2013. These Top 5 HDTVs of 2013 are all worth the investment, and though they are more expensive than most television sets, the price you pay is worth it. What are the Top 5 HDTVs of 2013? 5. Samsung UN55ES8000 One of the Top 5 HDTVs of 2013 you can ever buy is the Samsung UN55ES8000. The Samsung UN55ES8000 is a beautiful television HDTV with the best features you will ever find available in all kinds of sizes, from 46 inches to 55 inches. The 3D backlit TV they have in the latest model makes this one of the best kinds of HDTVs available on the net. The Micro Dimming feature helps create the most beautiful picture available on the screen. 4. Panasonic VIERA TC-P55GT50 The Panasonic VIERA TC-P55GT50 is ultimately a part of the top 5 HDTVs of 2013. You can watch both 2D and 3D movies available on this television set. With its powerful design, it is capable of making fast moving images and scenes become much clearer without any blur. This makes it perfect for sports fans. The full HD screen has a stunning 1920 x 1080 resolution. It has a 16:9 feature ratio that is utilized by movie theater screens. This alone proves how beautiful this HGTV really is. 3. Sony BRAVIA KDL55HX850 The Sony BRAVIA KDL55HX850 has a third generation, and this is the one you need to buy. It has local dimming and stunning backlighting. This Internet ready television makes it so much easier to browse the web and use different apps with ease. Everything from Facebook to Skype can be used on this amazing television set. The amazing Internet access makes this one of the top 5 HDTVs of 2013. 2. VIZIO E601i-A3 The VIZIO E601i-A3 may not have three dimensional features, but it makes up for that with its amazing WiFi and stunning keyboard available. The keyboard is quite unique...

Top 5 Gadgets For Teens

Top 5 Gadgets For Teens

May 12, 2013

The advancement in information technology had introduced a number of cool gadgets that are used for the sake of fun not only by the adults but also by the teenagers. Most of these gadgets are a bit expensive for teenagers but still they tend to buy them. Mostly parents of the teenagers know this fact and do not allow them to buy these gadgets due to their high price. But still if you want to offer some gift on any occasion these electronic gadgets will be the best gift for them. Brief information about top 5 gadgets for teens is provided in this article to guide you in this respect. Gadgets for Teens 5. Instant Excuse Ball: Excuses play important role in the teenage life of every one including you. Instant Excuse Ball is an electronic gadget that allows teenagers to avoid to own their mistakes as each Ball included in this gadget provides twenty different options to be used by teenagers as excuses to different situations. Each of the options has its own set of advantages and would be definitely liked by the teenagers. 4. 3D mirascope: The 3D Mirascope is one of the top 5 gadgets for teens which are used by the teenagers as illusion maker. They can create a 3D hologram with the help of this gadget to trick their family and friends. Though the images made through this gadget seem to be solid and very real but you fingers pass through it when you tend to touch it. The secret behind these images is the parabolic mirrors used in 3D Mirascope facing each other which projects the image of an item laid on its bottom to appear as a solid figure. 3. Radica 20Q Artificial Intelligence Game: This fun gadget offers great opportunities for the teenagers to play pretty game which reads their mind. 20 questions in all are asked by the game to know what you are thinking about or what is going on your mind at that moment. The amazing answers of this game will certainly amuse the teenagers and their friends. 2. Celluon Magic Cube Laser Projection Keyboard and Touchpad: It is one of the top...

Password Protect Folders In Windows 8

Password Protect Folders In Windows 8

May 12, 2013

Windows 8 being the latest version of windows operating system is an improvement of the previous windows versions. Windows 8 addresses some of the challenges faced by users of the existing previous version. One of these challenges was security. Windows 8 has some features that enhance security of stored information in a windows operating system hard disk. With windows 8, one can create password protected folders; there are various ways of creating a password protected folder in windows 8 operating system. One can create a password protected folder using a software or manually. How to Create Password Protect Folders in Windows 8 without any Extra Software? When you want to create a password protect folder without using any other third party software, ones need to first create the folder to be password protected. The folder can be located anywhere and named anything. After creating the folder, navigate to the created folder and create text document preferably using notepad. Download the short code used for changing the password from the net and paste it in the txt folder. In the code you will find lines like” if NOT %pass%== PASSWORD_GOES_HERE go to FAIL” change the string PASSWORD_GOES_HERE and put you preferred password. Save the file as locker.bat. And delete the original text document. After doing all that you can now run the batch file. On running the batch file, the code will create a folder called private. You can put all the documents you want to protect in that private folder. After putting them, run the batch folder again. These time the command line will ask you a question whether you are sure you want to lock the folder. Press Y to continue. After that, the private folder will automatically disappear. You will be needed to run the batch folder again to view the private folder only after inserting your set password. How to Create Password Protect Folders in Windows 8 using Software Using software to protect folders is the easiest way to perform the operation. There are software that are specifically developed for protecting folders. Download any of that software and install it on a computer. To protect a folder, you just need to...

Top 10 Windows 8 Wallpapers

Top 10 Windows 8 Wallpapers

May 9, 2013

Everyone has a computer or a laptop they use on a daily basis and the truth is that if people don’t get to change their wallpaper from time to time and they will just use the ones loaded with their operating system, soon they will start feeling very bored with their computer. It’s true that Windows 8 didn’t appear on the market for a very long time and there are still many software programs that are not compatible with it, but this doesn’t stop anyone from using Windows 8 wallpapers in order to make their computer screen look really great and special. With that in mind, in the following paragraphs this article will take a closer look at the Top 10 Windows 8 Wallpapers people can use for their laptop or desktop computer. Top 10 Windows 8 Wallpapers 1. Bubble Pro This is definitely one of the best live wallpapers people can use for their machines if they are running Windows 8 on it. It offers people the chance of personalizing not only their home screen, but they can also play by tapping the bubbles and when touched, they will just burst. The color and the number of bubbles can easily be adjusted through the settings. 2. Vortex Galaxy For space lovers, this Windows 8 wallpaper will take them on a journey through space. The stars are displayed in vivid colors and everything looks like a portal connecting earth to the distant visible universe. The wallpaper is free to use. 3. Jumpgate This Windows 8 wallpaper is for Android lovers, as it features the Android robot with a jetpack cruising through space through asteroids. Settings like star brightness, camera speed, flight speed, background color and asteroid frequency can be easily adjusted. 4. Aquarium An aquarium always calms people down and this wallpaper features lots of underwater plants to gaze at. There are also fish and by tapping them, users can change their direction or get their attention. 5. Asteroid Belt This wallpaper welcomes users into space where they’ll revel in a wonderful asteroid belt. Settings like asteroid speed, background image and asteroid count can all be adjusted. Not only that, but the solar system...

Timeline Addon for PowerPoint 2013

Timeline Addon for PowerPoint 2013

Mar 5, 2013

  PowerPoint 2013 is one of the biggest things that happened to Office Productivity suite. It brings various intriguing features. Designing Presentations was never easier. It does provide a few chart templates for Timelines, however, they are basically limited to few styling options and color schemes. Introducing the award-winning Timeline Add-on for PowerPoint 2013. Need to create a Gantt Chart or an event Timeline, no more hassles. It is just a click away. Office Timeline plug-in extension for PowerPoint, makes it possible. Features of OfficeTimeline Hundreds of styling options. Directly integrated into PowerPoint, Previously, I had to use a few external applications, which basically rendered poor quality timelines and that’s just first of the note. Once imported, it cannot be edited in PowerPoint. However, using OfficeTimeline, I can configure and edit my timelines at any point. Amazingly simple UI, however with advanced functionality. Formatting options for date, milestones e.t.c. One touch modifications for Milestones Editing and deletion, Date format, Tasks e.t.c. You can choose over from 10 strikingly spectacular templates with different visual styles and color schemes to match the theme of your presentation. OfficeTimeline is an award-winning plugin, it facilitates easy timeline and chart managment without any artistic skills. Amaze your clients and colleagues with a tinge of this plugin It is basically targeted for working professional especially those working in Social Media, IT, Corporate, Consultancy fields. Present your dream project blueprint to your colleagues with a timeline. Visit OfficeTimeline now...

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