The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is like Christmas in January for technology geeks. If you like having the latest cool gadgets for your home or office, the CES is the place to be. We always look forward to Vivint’s Twitter feed and other reports from the floor.
In today’s day and age, new technology is released at such an alarming rate, it is often hard to keep up with what is new and what is now considered old school. For example, in the UK, if you do a two year cell phone contract which seems to be the norm, by the time the contract is up, it is highly likely that three or four new versions of your phone have come out with at least five or six, software upgrades. Often these can be insignificant layout modifications or slightly more streamline designs as electronics manufactures strive to make their hardware smaller and smaller.
Blogging may have started as a novelty with online diarists achieving “celebrity” status and entertainment gossip bloggers finding internet fame. However, blogging began to move into the mainstream with the popularity of news blogs such as The Huffington Post and The Onion. Now, blogging has matured and is a low-cost yet effective tool which should be a part of every company’s marketing strategy for the 21st century.
Creating content for the Internet is a challenge. On the one hand, without constant content creation, websites lose traffic and become irrelevant. On the other side of the equation, some unscrupulous webmasters and bloggers regularly seek fresh content from other sites, recycling it on their own pages.
Though high school kids may struggle to remember a time before rapid-fire online communication, those of us who've made it beyond puberty can recall the not-so-distant past before social networks and smartphones. We remember sending an email to a friend and knowing it might be hours before that friend saw it in his or her inbox. We remember using instant messengers as our primary real-time communicators, simple tools for virtual chatting that seemed high-tech at the time.
The Android operating system has always been a powerful workhorse and a great choice for technical geeks; however, it lacked the fun aspect. Enter the latest in the line of Android versions, the Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS). Reconstructed totally from the ground up, it is now packed with a host of features that none will find lacking.
The broadband internet market has grown significantly over the years, leading to a lot of new innovation and the ability to access the internet using a modem of your choice. One great device that was introduced over the years is the mobile broadband dongle, and it is currently one of the most popular devices used to access the internet due to its flexibility, the security it offers and several other advantages. Personally, I believe that using a mobile broadband dongle can be a smart decision, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have disadvantages and I think we all need to know about its disadvantages before deciding to use it.
Samsung’s Galaxy R is the Galaxy S2’s little sibling. Like any younger brother, its arrival will be celebrated, but in a more muted manner than that afforded the S2. As with any eagerly-anticipated newborn, information on Galaxy R contracts is subject to change: there’s only so much you can glean from a blurry in utero scan.