Month: March 2014
Use OLX On The Go With Its Android App
Everyone must have heard about OLX by now. It is one of the most popular free online classifieds site, where people can sell and buy products or services. There is even an OLX app for mobile due to its extreme popularity. OLX lets users post advertisements of anything they want to sell for free. All they have to do is upload a picture of the product they are selling, give some information about the product, state the price and leave their contact details and email address so that anyone who is interested in the product can easily get in touch with them. OLX is one of the best ways to post a free ad online in India and numerous people find it extremely helpful in selling or buying any product they want. Now, the site has even introduced OLX classifieds […]
What is NFC Technology – How Does it Work and What are its Applications?
NFC is causing quite a buzz in the techno world. For those who have never heard anything about this; NFC (Near Field Communication) can be defined as a form of wireless connectivity technology that provides for a convenient short-range communication between two electronic devices. NFC allows to conveniently connect various devices to offer rapid and easy communication. The NFC technology is compatible on a number of devices including; smartphones, laptops and other devices. Once the technology is fully equipped in some of these devices, it creates a form of connections that allows the devices to share information with nothing other than just a simple swipe or tap. Do you remember the tap-to-pay types of credit cards? Guess what! The NFC technology is the one responsible for the revolutionary mobile payment technologies. In some cases, NFC is used interchangeably with RFID […]
What Is the Cleanweb – And How Could It Change the Future?
The Cleanweb has been hailed as the future of sustainable technology, but it involves much more than using greener, more efficient devices. The Cleanweb seeks to use the communications innovations made possible by the Internet — social media and shopping websites, for example — to further the progress of more sustainable lifestyle and business practices. It will accomplish this by encouraging Internet users to pool their resources, take a closer look at their energy usage and take advantage of car sharing and other green practices. Of course, Cleanweb initiatives are no substitute for the use of more environmentally friendly devices.They are meant to enhance the environmental benefits of using more environmentally-friendly equipment, like xByte Refurbished Servers. The Cleanweb Encourages Collaborative Consumption Increasingly, consumers are placing less value on ownership and more value on access. Lending, trading, bartering and sharing are […]
Educate the C-Suite About Cyber Security by Showing Them the Money
Ponemon’s “2013 Cost of Cyber Crime Study” determined the average cost of cyber crime for companies in 2013 was $7.2 million, an increase of 30 percent from 2012. The report also found that companies that deployed security solutions cut their cyber crime costs by an average of $2 million. That statistic shows that cyber security ROIis 21 percent more than ROI for other technology investments. Despite these persuasive figures, companies aren’t spending on cyber security or incident response the way they should be, and alarge reason behind this gap is that only 20 percent of IT security professionals communicate with company executives about potential threats. From an executive’s perspective, it’s hard to invest money in a disaster that may not happen. To get the C-suite to prioritize cyber security solutions for business, IT needs to redirect the conversation from risk […]
Top 5 Time Saving Apps for the Everyday Person
If you are like most people today, then you probably do not have a lot of time on your hands. The good news is that there are a number of apps that can help you save time. Below are some of the time-saving apps that you may want to consider using: Lucy Phone Are you tired of being placed on hold for hours while you are waiting for a customer service representative to answer? If so, then you should consider using the Lucy Phone. This is an app that will do the waiting for you. It is very simple to use this app. All you will need to do is type in the company’s phone number and your own phone number. When your call is answered by a customer service representative, the Lucy Phone app will call you and you […]
5 Technological Improvements You Didn’t Know About
The term genius might be a bit overused these days, but there is no doubt that there have been some genius technological improvements over the years. We sometimes don’t even notice these improvements, but they have a profound effect on our lives. Here are five genius technological improvements you should know about. Silicon Processors We all know that computers have changed the world, but it was a rather small improvement that led to the computers we know today. The earliest computers were made from analog transistors much like the ones used in radios at the time. While these computers were useful, they were also big, slow and expensive to run. The invention of microprocessors allowed computers to get smaller, faster and cheaper, and silicon microprocessors have been at the forefront of the revolution ever since they were released. Rugged Mobile […]
Every Event Should Offer A Mobile Event App: Five Simple Reasons Why
Whether you are hosting a charity gala, corporate event or academic lecture, it is important to get the word out about your event. Social media has never played a more important role in raising awareness of one’s event. The creation of a smartphone application is just one step further that can cause a surge in the popularity of the event. If you are in charge of hosting or planning an event, it is vital that you consider offering a mobile event app that people can use to receive updates about the event. Here are five simple reasons you should consider creating a mobile event application. 1. Increase the public’s awareness of your event In 2013, the average event received over 39,000 views. Creating a mobile app allows the word to spread about an event. There is no more powerful force […]
Challenges Faced by Freelancers and How Can they Overcome Them
Freelancing is still an emerging niche that is yet to be fully embraced as a lifetime career. Even with that said, the freelancing business is growing at a fast rate and it is only a matter of time before it receives global acceptance. Perhaps one of the reasons making people fear getting themselves into thebusiness relates to the many challenges faced by freelancers. As a solo creative professional working on a global arena, there are bound to be many challenges coming your way which if not taken care of, can discourage your from venturing into the business. Every business venture has its own challenges. It is how one deals with these challenges that determine whether they’ll be successful or not. This piece has highlighted some of the most common challenges faced by freelancer and the best possible ways to overcome […]
Cyber Slacking: Avoiding Escape Routes of Employees Through Tracking iPhone
People cannot resist using YouTube and other social sites during working hours. In case you have a chance to read this article during your own working, you would definitely know how employees get diverted to unproductive tasks at work. Therefore, some kind of check on the employees is always required to keep the efficiency level constant. StealthGenie’s iPhone tracking app can be used to assess the activities of employees remotely. Look Busy, Do Nothing Cyber-slacking refers to the useless or personal activities of the employees on the internet during their working hours. They follow the rule “Look busy, do nothing”. They would pretend as they are working for the organization whereas they are using internet resources for their personal activities. Confidence trick – A Threat to the Organization Employees indulge in cyber slacking with extreme confidence and make others realize […]
How Easy is iPhone App Development?
Well, that depends on how complicated you want your App to be. No, seriously – there is a world of difference between casual and serious Apps. So much that we’re actually going to break them apart and look at them separately. Casual Apps A Casual App is a small, simple program that usually only does a small range of things – for example, displaying a large clock on the screen, switching on a light, or otherwise using the basic functions of the iPhone in order to render a very specific service. This sort of App development is almost absurdly easy – in fact, if you can actually program for the iPhone at all, then chances are that you could create a Casual App in less than a week. Or even less than a day. However, if you’re developing Casual Apps, […]