With smart phones only getting smarter, and our curiosity for new gadgets, new gizmos and of course newly updated applications always thriving, there is a short list of applications that most smartphone users note as ‘must-haves’.  These applications are popularly credible and seem to exist on a majority of smartphone owner’s application lists. Here are some of the most used applications for smartphone users, and their features: Pandora:  Pandora is an automated music genome system that creates music recommendations based...

These IT projects can help you achieve your goals of returning to stability or even cautious growth. Maybe your company is different, but most companies I deal with don’t start getting serious about creating their IT budgets for next year until after Labor Day. While the 2009 budgets were thrown out the window by many IT execs as the economy spiraled downward, 2010 looks more promising. So if you are one of those executives looking for a return to stability and maybe even some cautious growth, what are 10 IT projects that can help...

Original Software brings with it a number of advantages for you and your family. An IDC study reveals that nearly 25% of the Websites offering pirated software attempted to install malicious or potentially unwanted software. 59% of the key generators from peer-to-peer networks contained malicious software. Original Microsoft Software comes with the assurance that it is not inflicted with any viruses. Applications such as Windows Defender and the latest security features in Internet Explorer keep your PC protected at all times, and ensure...

iBeacon is a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) communication technology that enables mobile apps to capture signals from beacons in the physical world and react to them. It allows mobile apps to gauge their position on a micro-scale and deliver hyper-contextual content to users based on their location. We take a look at how these two Internet of Thing (IoT) endeavours by Apple will work together to make our lives simpler. iBeacon on HomeKit Currently, iBeacon has been largely marketed by Apple for the retail environment. With HomeKit, the home-grown...

I love old fashion recipes as I really enjoy going back to the basics sometimes.  Here are some recipes for old fashion macaroni salads that are very good.  These are from the days when we never heard of “pasta salad”.  We had good old fashion macaroni salad.  It is still worth having today.  The first recipe below is what I can AF Macaroni Salad.  The AF stands for Air Force as in the United States Air Force.  When I married back in the 60s, during the Viet Nam War, my husband was in the Air Force.  Money was tight...

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Buying the latest gadgets and gizmos is one of those major highs for the techno savvy that has few parallels. In particular if they are high tech gadgets or computer gadgets. The mere announcement of the tablet display, sized at 7”, by Apple has all computer aficionados in a whirl. The screen of this new device is practically the size of the gizmo itself. All in all as far as high tech gadgets go, this one promises to be a delectable blend of design and ingenuity. Those hooked on acquiring the latest gadgets and gizmos, and who feel...

Considering that 100,000 Droids were sold the first weekend that it was released, it is clear that there is demand in the market for the phone, which is Motorola`s answer to the iPhone. Ever since the popular RAZR phone, Motorola has seemed to be somewhat quiet on the cell phone front, getting left behind in by the popularity gained by Nokia and others. Their introduction of the Droid may be what puts the company back on the map. The Droid runs Google`s AnDroid platform which allows for many of the same features of the iPhone, some which...

Microsoft Windows 7 is a recently released version of Microsoft Windows, series of graphical user interface operating systems. It provides great performance and security features over its earlier versions. It has been developed from ground up for improved performance and for robustness. It works well in most of the cases, but sometimes it may get crashed and you come across critical situations of data inaccessibly and even data loss. In such circumstances, you need to go for Windows Data Recovery to get your mission-critical and valuable...

A June 23, 2005 news release from the Office of Advocacy, U.S. Small Business Administration, states that home computer owners are slightly more likely to be business owners than non-computer owners. This report reveals that technology and computing has become an inseparable ingredient in the business world today. The Computer Trend – A Brief History The last two decades have marked an enormous increase in the number of home computers. With it, computer owners have invariably taken to entrepreneurship in many varied fields. Thanks...

When Node.js arrived in the market, it was quickly adopted by a vast community of individual developers and large-scale companies for being a viable development technology. It is because of the fact that it allowed server-side implementation of JavaScript. Node.js gave a big boost to the development of mobile and web applications. Earlier developers had to continuously switch contexts between JavaScript and a server language like PHP. It caused a lot of hassle since similar functions had different names in JavaScript and PHP. Node.js...