Friday, May 30, 2014

The Benefits of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing refers to storing and accessing your data and programs through the internet, rather than your computer’s hard drive. Because everything is accessed online, there are many benefits to this process. One of the biggest advantages of cloud computing is cost efficiency. Not only can you save money on licensing fees, but overhead costs including data storage, software updates, etc., will be reduced as well. Another benefit of cloud computing is its eco-friendliness. Since the cloud is more efficient than a typical IT infrastructure and does not require as many resources to compute, it allows you to consume less power and save energy. The cloud is also easily accessible from anywhere in the world, and on virtually any device, making it very convenient to access. Because of its countless advantages, cloud computing is continuing to grow and has strong potential for the future.

Friday, May 2, 2014

Everything You Need To Know About 3D Printing

3D printing has recently changed the way we think about printing. These printers have the ability to print more than just words and pictures on a piece of paper. Believe it or not, 3D printers can print anything from hearing aids and prosthetic jaws, to meat and chocolate. 

Here's everything you should know about them:


What do you think about the way 3D printing has changed modern technology?

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Here's What's New With Windows 8.1


1. Boot to desktop is now automatic. Previously you had to hunt for this new feature, but now your PC will automatically boot to the desktop.

2. Apps are now in the taskbar. Windows 8.1 featured the return of the start button to the taskbar, and the apps are now following. You are are now able to pin Modern apps to the taskbar and easily switch between them.

3. Desktop apps are default. Windows 8.1 originally would launch Modern versions of apps, but now the desktops versions will automatically launch when you click on an app.

4. There is now a search icon on the start screen. You can still search just by typing from the start screen, but there is now a visible icon on the top right of the start screen.

5. The update also includes the addition of a shutdown icon next to the search icon. Previously there was a swipe away, but the update includes an visible icon.

What do you like or dislike about the update?

Monday, March 31, 2014

6 Awesome Tech Gadgets

Half of these will have you asking yourself why you didn't invent it, and the other half will leave you wondering how you possibly lived with out it. Check out these 6 awesome tech gadgets:

1. The Tego PowerGrid
This portable charging device allows you to charge two items at once, all while on the go.

2.  The iPad Wireless Flash Drive
Stream movies, music, images, and documents to your iPad with this 8 GB flash drive.

3. The iPhone MiniDock
Charge your iPhone or iPod without having any cords, or the need for a place to set your phone.

4. Kopi Kbar Power Strip with USB
Not only is this power strip energy efficient, it also has 2 USB charging ports in addition to its 3 standard outlets.

5. The iPad Pocket Projector
iPad Pocket Projector, $250
Instantly display movies, photos, or presentations with the pocket sized projector.

6. USB Surge Protector
Get protection from electrical surges while adding a USB port at the same time.

Friday, March 21, 2014

What Happens Every 60 Seconds on the Internet?

60 Seconds - Things That Happen On Internet Every Sixty Seconds
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 A lot can happen in 60 seconds, especially on the World Wide Web. The Internet is growing at such a rapid pace, nearly three quarters of a million searches are performed every 60 seconds. 

Here's what else can happen worldwide in 60 seconds:

-710 computers are sold
-1,820 TB of data is created (which is enough to fill 2.6 million CDs)
-232 computers are infected by malware
-450 Windows 7 discs are sold
-925 iPhone 4s and 85 iPads are sold
-11 Xbox 360 consoles are sold
-18 Amazon Kindle Fires are sold
-38 tons of E-waste is generated
-4,000 USB devices are sold
-2,500 ink cartridges are sold
-2,100 check-ins happen on social media
-$75,000 worth of revenue is added to Google
-1.1 million conversations happen via instant messengers
-103 Blackberries are sold
-$219,000 worth of PayPal transactions
-12 websites are hacked, and 416 attempts are made to hack Facebook profiles

What else do you think happens in 60 seconds?

Thursday, November 7, 2013

The Top 10 Trending Technologies

 Technology often seems to be advancing at a rapid pace that can difficult to keep up with from time to time. The gap between the present and future technology is quickly shrinking making it even more difficult to stay on top of it all. Here are some of the latest technologies you can expect to see around town just in time for the holidays:

1.  Sonos’ Play: 1 is its smallest and most affordable speaker yet
Ideal for any room in the house creating a 5.1 surround
sound setup in your living room beyond compare. 

 2. The U.S. Army is Building an ‘Iron Man’ Suit for Soldiers
TALOS is the army’s newest design project said to make soldiers faster, sharper and bulletproof.

3.  Lenovo Unveils its First 8-Inch Windows 8.1 Tablet
Including front and rear-facing cameras, 64GB of storage and an Intel Bay Trail-T Quad Core Processor, it’s said to be the cleanest design we have seen yet.

4. HP Chromebook 11 is a Laptop with Focus
It may be eye appealing but just make sure you stay connected to the internet because of its limited functionality without the web.

5.   Finally a charging Dock that Charges any Apple or Samsung Device- EVEN IN BULKY CASES!

6. Battroborg Pits Remote-Control Robots in Brutally Dun Battle
These mini Robots will have you entertained for hours. The game incorporates motion control remotes, health indicators in the form of tiny lights and an auto-pilot mode so you can just sit back and enjoy the action.

7.  Sony Unveils World’s First Full-Frame Mirror less Cameras

8. Edible Boat Powered by Your Cocktail
The fluid powered boat design is constructed with a slit in the middle allowing the fluid you use to escape. Lisa Burton discovered that the water acts like a rope that tugs edible boat forward.

9. These Glasses Let You Play in 3D Virtual Worlds
The new system is called castAR which aims to push augmented reality into the mainstream. This new system is focused around a pair of glasses that house two micro-projectors over each lens. 

10. This Smart Wheel Makes Cycling in the City a Breeze
The FlyKly Smart Wheel is a circular device that provides an electric-powered pedal to assist after you attach it to the back wheel of your bicycle. The FlyKly is compatible with iOS, Android devices and the Pebble smart watch. Does having the ability to travel up to 20 miles per hour for up to 30 miles make you rethink the reasons to go green? 

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Windows 8.1 Available for Preorder

Windows new OS update is now available for preorder through the company’s online store. However, the update isn’t going to be available to the public until October 18th. Although the Windows 8.1 update is considered to be minor, it does contain a significant amount of new features its users will appreciate. The most significant of these is the return of the Start button. Along with this, the new update gives users advanced customization options, improvements to the universal search, and the ability to log in and boot directly to Desktop mode.

For a preview of the new Windows 8.1 update, visit