Arguably the most important and undervalued component of computer hardware is the fan. We often take it for granted until it stops working and the computer overheats – then we know all about the condition of the fan. This may be the solution in the very near future. Sandia Cooler is 30-times more efficient than… Continue reading The next generation of heat sinks?
It happens to every journalist who is willing to go out on a limb and take a chance with reporting. We all make bad predictions, listen to the wrong experts, or report on something that turns out to be false, such as when we predicted a year ago that Facebook would be the worst tech… Continue reading 5 years ago, The Guardian predicted massive failure for the iPhone
So very recently, a coworker and a friend of mine got a new smart phone and has been pretty obsessed with it. Since she went from an old style flip phone to a brand new smart phone, I definitely understand the appeal. She has been downloading new apps like crazy, and trying out the latest… Continue reading Meet Viggle: The new app that lets you get stuff for watching TV
The online lyrics industry is one in which “few thought [adding value] could be done,” according to Rand Fishkin. But a new website, Crackerize.com, has entered the scene and is bringing new meaning to old rap songs. Crackerize.com provides a platform for users to register as members and submit their interpretations of rap lyrics. With… Continue reading New website lets users discover the meaning of rap lyrics
Most would agree that the technology behind Google Project Glass is pretty impressive and people will definitely buy them, but will they make us look weird when we wear them? There was a time when Bluetooth headsets were new and people said, “You’ll get used to them,” but after years of seeing dozens of people… Continue reading Project Glass: Hot or not?
Mark this delivery down as Google winning the internet. Shut up and take my money. In a presentation about Google Project Glass led by Sergey Brin, the tech giant pulled off a demonstration of epic proportions by giving some extreme sports athletes some Google Glasses and having them deliver a pair to the stage in… Continue reading Google Project Glass skydiving, repelling, and biking to the stage
Payment processing is a dynamic field of interest that has taken an evolutionary turn in recent years. Heightened awareness to ever-changing payment solutions has prompted increased competition among a multitude of businesses concerning how to simply and effectively accept credit cards. Luckily, for a vast variety of companies, mobile credit card processing has quickly become… Continue reading Five industries successfully utilizing mobile payment solutions today
There are two sides to the social media coin. On one side, it’s the perfect way to get the most up-to-the-second information about what’s happening around the world. On the other hand, it’s a way to make false information go viral and spread to the masses. Today, the latter occurred through a desecration of Back… Continue reading Back to the Future history being rewritten on Twitter, Facebook
Just when you thought that the amazing statistics that surround the growth of mobile usage in the world, someone else comes up with even more statistics that simply blow the mind. Such is the case below as Trinity Digital Marketing shows us some incredible numbers: 30% of mobile subscriptions are in China and India 700,000… Continue reading Mobile is on the rise at amazing rates
Kiosks have been around for a very long time. Most customers are familiar with kiosk technology from ATMs to gas station pumps. Internet kiosks such as those found in libraries or some large retail stores are successful with many users who may not have access to Internet capabilities at home, but understand the technology from… Continue reading Interactive kiosks improve customer experience