New Software for Students

July 18th, 2013 by admin

A random hour it may seem to some, but ten o’clock is not without method to the madness. So why 10 p.m. and what connection does this have to the technological world?  After all, most businesses are closed with captains of industry and innovation retired to their personal quarters.  In this opinion,  10 p.m. is when creative thinking truly begins, after your both your work and primitive concerns have subsided, from development strategy to what’s for dinner, leaving you looking forward to tomorrow, whether that tomorrow is a figurative point in the future or literally the next morning.  Creative thinking and innovation, as you certainly know, go hand in hand, the latter impossible without the former.  In the words of Oscar Wilde, “Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast,” leaving the the foremost genius for the final hours of the day. Furthermore, traditional air in the morning hours, Click Here, either 5 or 6 in the afternoon and 10 or 11 at night, with 10 o’clock the optimal hour to both recount the day’s events with enough time left over for reflection before a new day begins.  In other words, 10 p.m. is a representative hour for the timely relay of important messages from near and far, concerning pressing developments and global trends.

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Remote Computer Access and You

May 20th, 2013 by admin

Having remote access to the information stored on a particularly important computer may be vital to you for whatever reason. You may find that you need to be able to work from home and yet still have information that has been saved on a computer at your place of business. With remote computer access, that is entirely possible to do.

There are programs that may be set up which allow users to access their files and anything else that they need remotely from another computer. They are secured in such a way that only Read the rest of this entry »

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Tech Toys that Won’t Stick (Don’t Buys)

March 23rd, 2013 by admin

For every amazing new tech gadget that is released to the public, there are dozens of flops that consumers refuse to waste their money on. While many of these had an interesting design or unique approach, when it came time to put them on the shelf they have flopped. Here are a few gadgets that consumers may want to think twice about before purchasing.

Adidas Future Barricades provide an LCD screen on the side of the shoe to show recent texts and tweets, but it only took a few injuries before these expensive shoes were pulled Read the rest of this entry »

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Do You Really Need a Desktop Computer?

June 10th, 2012 by www.10pm.org

While the technological advancements of the 21st century have allowed for greater computational power than the smaller sized machines of the 20th were capable of, something that many are beginning to ask is whether or not they really need a desktop computer. Before, the desktop computer was used as the standard computer they used for what they needed it for, but now the requirements for a true desktop computer are only for those who require one for working with the cutting edge performance, or those who like to play video Read the rest of this entry »

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Can’t Miss Tech Events in 2011

April 6th, 2011 by www.10pm.org

In our digital age, every year brings with it exciting new developments in technology. The companies and organizations that bring us these promising advances rely a great deal on industry trade shows to showcase their new products and services. At these events, industry insiders as well as enthusiasts gather to examine the years latest innovations. Without a doubt, 2011 promises to be an exciting year in tech!Considering the recent buzz regarding smart phones, as well as the continued importance of mobile phones in the developing world, one event to monitor is the GSMA Mobile World Conference, taking place February 14-17 in Barcelona, Spain. In addition to the latest and greatest in mobile phone concepts, the conference will feature seminars and panel discussions, with a great deal of industry leader participation.From Spain, we make our way over to Hanover, Germany for CeBIT 2011, taking place March 1-5. CeBIT is the largest computing trade show in the world, and the range of this years events are correspondingly grandiose and are outlined at the event details homepage.If you’ve been on YouTube recently, chances are you’ve stumbled upon a video of an individual upon stage giving a presentation, with TED featuring prominently in the title. In recent years, the annual TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) talks have been generating a lot of interest. Each year, these talks feature experts in their respective fields giving simple and easy to understand presentations regarding their area of expertise, which are nevertheless entertaining and informative. These years talks will take place in Edinburgh, Scotland from July 11-14. If you haven’t heard of TED talks yet, just do a bit of searching on YouTube. Those interested in attending in person should learn more about TED Talks.

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Tips to Become More Tech Savvy

March 25th, 2011 by admin

As technology continues to develop, even smart and intelligent individuals may have a hard time keeping up to date with the latest technology, software and market trends. However, with a decent computer and an internet connection, even someone completely unfamiliar with current technological trends can bring themselves up to speed on the issue. As vast as the internet is, it is useful to have some guidance as to which websites will help you learn, and which ones will confuse you or try only to sell you their product. Thus, you must choose your sources of information carefully. An excellent website at which to begin your tech education is Reddit. Its intelligent and dedicated community posts and votes on helpful websites and stories. This website is always active, so you can be sure that you will be reading only the most recent articles about technology. Technology is just one of the many sub-communities that the site hosts, but it is also one of the most useful. Although you may first visit the site for the latest in technology, you will certainly wish to stay for the thoughtful discussions that take place there. Another entertaining and informative website is Edgadget. This blog is written and maintained by a dedicated staff, which stays up to date on the latest cool electronic gadgets and services. Although the website is less interactive than Reddit, the professional and highly qualified writing staff make sure to publish only the most relevant and important topics, a useful filter for a new internet user. With these websites at your disposal, an exciting and dynamic world of discovery awaits those who are willing to dedicate a little bit of time each day to do some internet browsing.

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3-D TV’s, even better in 2-D?

March 12th, 2011 by www.10pm.org

3-D TV is clearly the next big thing.Considering that the movie industry has opted to produce hit films like Avatar, Toy Story 3 and Alice in Wonderland in three dimensions, it is only a matter of time before audiences grow tired of conventional movies. There will soon come a time when new releases will be shown exclusively in 3-D.With talk of major networks brewing up even more exciting 3-D programming, upgrading your standard television to a 3-D TV may soon be a smart option in the years to come. A good 3-D TV may be the only way to enjoy television programs and Blu-ray content in 3-D.At the moment, prices have been the main stumbling block. Considering the prohibitive cost of purchasing a 3-D TV, it may be a wise to hold until more 3-D material is made available. However, while most major brick and mortar electronics stores still maintain their prices, a few online retailers have chose to lower the bottom line on some of their 3-D equipment.Those who are thinking about buying a 2-D plasma or LCD television may want to compare the prices of 3-D televisions that may be on sale. While viewers get that extra dimension with a 3-D TV, the picture quality of a 3-D TV in 2-D mode is actually better than most 2-D plasma or LCD televisions.While a number of budget 2-D televisions still displays images in 720p and plays standard Blu-rays in 1080i, any 3-D TV will play 2-D programming in full 1080p. 3-D televisions also have high dynamic contrast ratios which basically means, that contrasts in light and dark hues – especially with black, is accurately shown.For those lucky enough to find an affordable 3-D TV, it may be a good enough price to seal the deal and buy it. Not only will you enjoy fantastic 3-D programming, your 2-D shows and movies will be even more enjoyable to watch. For reviews on the latest 3-D televisions, read through 3-D TV to see which models are considered the best.

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Internet Shopping Safely

December 15th, 2010 by www.10pm.org

As we enter a time of year in which goodwill towards all mankind is on the forefront of most minds, it is important to remember that not people out there are so kindhearted. With more online purchases taking place than any other time of year in the days leading up to the holiday season. Though internet has infiltrated the day to day lives of nearly person planetwide, the increasing convenience also puts less savvy internet surfers in increased danger when they don’t use caution. How can you avoid simple mistakes that could result in identity theft or worse? These simple tips will help to mitigate your risk and should be followed no matter what time of year to ensure your safety.Unplug When you aren’t using the internet, there’s no need to be connected. Whether you “unplug” in a literal sense or merely disconnect from your wireless internet, you ultimately safeguard against the same type of attack. This isn’t just to increase the hassle with which you log on and off-line, it reduces the timeframe in which virus scanners can target your computer. The easiest targets are computers that are constantly logged on at any time of day or night.Use Settings At Your Own Risk Again, convenience comes at a price. Both web browsers and email services, where you might receive sensitive information, allow for plenty of customizable features to make your user experience as simple as possible. Bear in mind any steps you jump or shortcuts you take are equally easy in the wrong hands. Would you walk across the street before looking both ways? No. So, why not take an extra second or two to ensure that you navigate the internet with care as well? Read the rest of this entry »

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What to Expect from Internet Explorer 9

August 19th, 2010 by admin

It was only last year that the 8th version of Internet Explorer was released, and now we’re only about a month away from the public release of a beta version of its successor. Though we probably won’t see the final version until sometime next year, you can get a feel for what is coming by downloading the platform preview. Using Windows Vista or Windows 7, curious techies can view speed, HTML5, and graphic demos of the new system. The current preview available is the third of its type, as Internet Explorer has kept the public up to date throughout the process with new previews every couple of months. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Dawn of the Age of 4G

August 19th, 2010 by admin

In the last five years, we’ve watched smart phones seize the market and revolutionize the mobile phone industry. It is only fitting that a new cellular wireless structure should follow behind. Though 3G is still widely considered to be the coveted, high-speed wireless standard, 4G is slowly making its way onto the scene. One of the most talked about aspects of the switch to 4G is whether or not it should be accomplished through the use of WiMax or Long Term Evolution (LTE). Currently, Verizon and AT&T have unveiled plans to use an LTE-based 4G system. However, currently, the only cell phone provider who has actually launched a 4G network is Sprint, and they are dedicated to using WiMax for providing this wireless coverage.Sprint launched its 4G network this year in select cities throughout the country, with plans to expand to many more over the next year. They also recently released the first 4G phone, the HTC EVO. A 4.3-inch touch screen along with live video sharing and 3G and 4G capabilities have made this a highly coveted device in today’s smart phone market. But you may still be wondering, what exactly is the advantage of 4G? Higher data rates allow for more information to be downloaded and streamed at a higher speed. According to Sprint, the 4G network can provide downloading speeds up to 10 times faster than those of 3G. Just as 3G replaced 2G as the cellular wireless standard as its impressive predecessor, we’re about to watch history repeat itself. Though the 4 in its name does not refer to the new 4G network, the iPhone 4 is said to be capable of operating with the 4G network. Read the rest of this entry »

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