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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Great Features of Modern Projectors

February 28, 2013 |

With the constant progression and ubiquity of the traditional television, the development of the modern projector is something which rarely sees significant media attention. The truth is that the projector has seen vast improvements over recent years and today stands quite legitimately as a strong contender for pride of place in your living room.

Here, we’ll take a quick look at a few factors which contribute towards the argument for choosing a modern projector over a traditional television set.

Cost

Due to their constant development, the price of televisions very rarely falls. Today, if you’re after a television set that can offer a true cinematic experience – let’s say, anything over 36” – then you’re accepting a price tag well into three figures. And that’s before you’ve considered adding any extra features such as TV stands, speakers or accessories.

Projectors are able to offer a viewing experience that far surpasses that of a television. For the … Read More

Work it Out: The Best Headphones for Breaking a Sweat

February 25, 2013 |

Running can be two things depending on the person: therapeutic or challenging. While this is true, I think we can all agree on one thing: A great playlist can make all the difference in the world when getting your workout on. Becoming motivated by hearing your favorite song allows you to tune out your surroundings, focusing on getting your heart rate up and reaching your goal. While creating the perfect playlist is instrumental in this, having a top-of-the-line pair of headphones is most important, because there’s nothing more annoying than having your music play unclearly when you’re trying to run. When making the decision on which pair is best for you, consider certain features: the comfort level desired, sound quality, style, and obviously your price-point. It’s recommended to search online for cheap headphones as oftentimes, you’ll find offers that can’t be beat.

Just like your go-to workout outfit, you want your headphones to fit … Read More

OLED TV’s vs.LED TVs

February 22, 2013 |

There’s no denying the fact that OLED TVs are causing a stir in the technology world, but how do they compare to LED TVs? If you’re shopping for a new TV, you obviously want the best money can buy. That doesn’t necessarily mean that the most expensive TV will be the best choice. While OLED TVs do have their advantages, they also have some drawbacks. Whether it’s picture quality or size, you need to carefully consider your options before spending your hard-earned money. The following will give you a better idea of how OLED TVs stack up against LED TVs.

Picture Quality

There’s no debating the fact that OLED TVs have a superior picture quality over any other type of TV technology. The contrast in blacks and whites, the color and brightness are all top of the line and make the viewing experience as close to real life as TV has ever come. That’s not … Read More

The Future Of Bikes: What To Expect

February 20, 2013 |

Despite advances in automotive technology, more people are turning to bicycles. Bikes offer a simplicity that automobiles cannot match, and the overall cost of using a bike is far lower than the cost of using a car. For those who live in urban areas, bikes can often offer the same speed of cars, and they allow users to exercise while they commute. This renewed interest is spawning a considerable amount of new technology and new types of bicycles; here are a few future developments that will likely come to bikes.

Portability A popular trend that will likely see some commercial use in the coming years is portable bikes. These bikes can be folded multiple times, which allows them to be placed in duffel bags and backpacks. Current models of portable bikes have some disadvantages; they often have small wheels, which can make the ride bumpier, and they lack the ruggedness of traditional bikes. Still, … Read More

How A Social Calendar Can Help You Keep Up With Social Media Trends

February 20, 2013 |

Do you groan each morning when you see the number of messages and posts from social media “friends” that have accumulated while you slept? Does it sometimes seem you could spend all day on social media and never get around to your real job? Join the club. For most of us, the explosion of social media applications has been both a blessing and a curse. The free exposure that sites like Facebook, Twitter and Google + offer is extraordinary; however, such sites can demand all of your time and energy if you’re not careful. Fortunately, there’s a way to get ahead of social media demands so you’re acting and not just reacting.

Social media trends for 2013

Social media marketing is a great and low-cost way to get your product, service or message in front of thousands of readers. However, it’s sometimes difficult to keep abreast of this constantly changing marketplace. As we start a … Read More

A Few Reasons to Do Your Taxes Online This Year

February 14, 2013 |

Have you ever had to call your tax professional to make an appointment to bring in your tax documents?

For many years I did what my husband had told me to do with our taxes – take them to the accountant’s office. I’d gather up all of the tax forms and documents that we had and drive a half-hour to her office. Always punctual, I’d check in with the receptionist and be told to take a seat in the waiting room to be called. After waiting for at least twenty minutes, I’d be called into the inner office. Once inside the inner office, there would be brief conversation, a promise to “get right on it” and a quick dismissal. And then the drive home to wait. And wait. And wait some more. Weeks would go by. Finally, just a day or two before the deadline to file, the telephone would ring.

“Your tax return is … Read More

5 Apps That Really Help Healthcare and Medical Organization

February 14, 2013 |

Health and medical apps offer variety of features for doctors, medical students and the general application. A study conducted in May 2012 by Manhattan Research suggested that 62 percent of doctors in the U.S already had some kind of tablet device, a figure that has doubled since 2011.

Though these apps don’t replace doctors and medical consultants, they can greatly enhance knowledge levels. They also allow the user to keep track of and collate medical information, which can then be easily transmitted to medical malpractice lawyers in the event of a medical error warranting legal action.

Without further ado, here are 5 great medical apps to use:

1. First Aid

First Aid has been developed by American Red Cross. This app presents basic instructions that are required in typical first aid emergencies. For instance, if the user has accidently burned his/her hand while cooking food, the app can be used to find out information … Read More

The LexisNexis Tool For Identity Management

February 14, 2013 |

Identity management is something that everybody should be doing. In our digital age when so much could go wrong based on a typo or someone trying to play a joke, staying on top of things is the best thing you can do for yourself. So how do you do that?

Don’t wait for someone else to do a background check on you to see what they will turn up. Do the background check on yourself!

Start where you’d start with anything else: Google. Google your name and see what comes up? Is it good stuff? Do you see anything wrong or false or otherwise unpleasant? Take steps to correct the information or get it taken down. This can be time consuming but will be worth it in the long run.

Move on to social media: how are your privacy settings? Are they as strong as they could be? Do you approve of all of … Read More

Beginners Guide to Building Powerful Links Using Infographics

February 11, 2013 |

In the social media market, infographics are few of the most effective and powerful search engine optimization tools. The graphics are nothing but the visual depictions of data or information.

Of late, making use of infographics has turned out to be a new method of sharing info online. Instead of writing an article or blog post that includes lots of stats and percentages, you can create an info graphic that bonds it all together into an image that is visually appealing. This can help you to express complicated messages to the readers in simple way that it far easier to comprehend rather reading complex sentences.

Recent Stats Show Infographics to be Effective

More and more webmasters are employing infographics for SEO and link building. Appending pictures to your blog post makes them more appealing and interesting to readers. According to recent statistics, infographics are almost forty times more probable to be seen and shared … Read More

Experience the Best Video Streaming With the Wowza Media Server

February 7, 2013 |

For the best experiences of video streaming, Wowza Media Systems is the correct destination. The backbone of the industry is the Wowza media server which enables high quality streaming to multiple devices. With the Wowza platform, the users can be presented with the best quality streaming on their devices, that too at affordable costs.

What actually is this Wowza software?

The Wowza Media Server is software that provides great performance along with highly valuable streaming media. This video software is made to be compatible with almost all screens – be it android, iPhone, iPad, and tablets, Mac, PC or other Smartphone. With this high compatibility, the Wowza Media Server is able to make media streaming and video watching cost effective and easy for any screen present in the industry.

Features and specifications of Wowza media server

The features of Wowza Media Server are many which make it the apt platform to be used. These … Read More

Samsung may Launch Two Next Generation Tablets

February 4, 2013 |

Samsung is going to launch the new generation Galaxy tabs and it will no doubt be very much interesting as the Mobile World Congress will be taken place within a month and Samsung wants to make an impact before that. The rumor is already popular that this famous manufacturer of mobile phones from Korea is going to launch two new tablets to the market.

A couple of photos of the two new tabs have already come into light. However, it cannot be assured that the pictures are of which one. As per the picture is concern the device is a 10 inch tablet but as the unit number of the device is extremely blurry, it is tough to determine exactly, which one it is.

The app drawer is also shown in the box of this new device but the icons are so big for the screen that it is not fitting. It can be assumed … Read More

What Your Business Needs Now

February 1, 2013 |

A sound government relations strategy is critical for businesses to stay ahead in today’s competitive market. Today’s approach is proactive where it used to be more reactive. This will help in improving overall communications internally. This is where strategic government relations consultants come in.

 

What can these Consultants Help With?

There are a variety of things that they can do to help improve your business and its communication style. They can also help with the following:

 

  • Streamline regulatory and legislative reporting systems
  • Improve participation within industry committees
  • Comprehensive grassroots lobbying effort
  • Improved relations with trade associations
  • Issues management
  • Improve internal communications

 

 

Things are Unpredictable

On the state level, the government has been acting differently and doing things that no one would ever thought they would do. Some of these issues do affect businesses. This is why organizations and companies need someone who is experienced in helping to get through … Read More

Our Robot Overlords: 5 Devices That Are Replacing Classic Items

February 1, 2013 |

We’ve all seen these past two decades the slow but inevitable transformation of our society thanks to advances in science and technology. While many lament the passing of the good old days when you could read your paper on the subway rather than browse CNN.com or catch up to the latest buzz going through the Twittersphere there are a lot of people who embrace the transition. Like it or not, the current pace of technology has significantly improved many aspects of our lives, often by making menial, ‘analog’ jobs obsolete. Here are 5 items that are on their way out, soon or already replaced by their tech equivalents.

Vacuum Cleaners Some of us might remember the days of door-to-door vacuum cleaner salesmen with nostalgia. Most will remember them with irritation. People knocking on your door at 8 o’clock in the morning on a Saturday are perhaps not the ones you’ll remember fondly. But did … Read More