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Monthly Archives: December 2013

Database Dilemma: 5 Reasons Access May Not Be Enough For Your Business

December 31, 2013 |

Almost every business has use for a good database.  Many simply turn to Microsoft Access as the solution, since it is already included in their Microsoft Suite. A software firm developing an application, however, will take database limitations under consideration and will determine the best database for the project. In-house deployment means having to make those decisions without the assistance of a development vendor. While small, in-house projects might seem to be a good fit for Access, the developers should be aware of the limitations and weigh them against potential growth and future needs, just as a professional would do for a client.

Consider how experienced design firms make database determinations. When exploring application designs for their clients, five particular factors would likely take Access out of contention as a database solution. Current and future needs would both fall under consideration in the assessment.

Concurrent Users

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Up And Coming Tech Company? 4 Ways To Market Yourself Successfully

December 30, 2013 |

The tech industry has never been more competitive than it is right now. Therefore, if you have a tech company that is just getting started, it is critical that you take the necessary steps to market your company successfully. Even if your company is great at the services you provide, that will not matter if nobody knows you exist. This article will discuss methods you can use to market your company to the masses.

1. Social Media

We are currently living in the age of social media. As popular as social media sites are right now, all signs indicate that it is only going to get more popular in the future. Websites such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter are wonderful places to connect with potential customers while also getting the word out about the products or services that your tech company offers. You can also find out which products and services … Read More

Developing A Strategy For The Private Cloud

December 30, 2013 |

With all the hype surrounding cloud computing in the IT world, it can be hard to know the best way to go about taking advantage of the many benefits the private cloud has to offer. Many vendors are looking to capitalize on its popularity but are offering solutions that are cloud services in name only, making it even more difficult to understand what a private cloud really entails. In order to succeed, IT leaders must understand what the private cloud is, what it can provide and how it can help them meet specific business goals.

What is the Private Cloud?

This cloud option is a shared model for operating an IT infrastructure, characterized by self-service, broad network access, pooled resources, rapid elasticity and measured services. Like other forms of cloud computing, the private cloud is a new way of running an IT infrastructure that can help lower costs, improve efficiency and automate processes.

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The Top 5 iPad and iPhone Games Of 2013

December 30, 2013 |

The year 2013 has been a great year for the gamers around the world. Irrespective of the device or the platform, various manufacturers have come up with some top class games that can surely keep one busy for several hours. The products of Apple have been great devices for gaming since the arrival. Now, with the latest array of iPad in the market, more and more games are coming up to turn the mind.

Therefore, without wasting much time, let’s take a closer look at the top 5 games of 2013 meant for iPad or iPhone –

Angry Birds Star Wars II

This is the second version of the Angry Birds in space. The whole game takes place in the universe with the characters transformed into birds and pigs. One has to go complete 120 exciting levels to surpass all the challenges. The best part of this game is … Read More

5 Great Things You Can Control From Your Cell Phone You Didn’t Know About

December 27, 2013 |

A smartphone owner has a great tool in his or her hands. An owner of a smartphone can check sports scores, text his or her friends and even plan a trip. However, a person can also control a lot of electronics from his or her phone. With this in mind, here are five things that you can control from our cell phone.

Security System

With a Samsung galaxy from Bell, a person can download an app and control his or her home security system. This is a huge benefit to a person who wants to turn his alarm on or off from anywhere in the world. Other times, a consumer can use the phone to check up on the house and even look inside via a well-placed Webcam. Either way, with Bell cell phones, one can protect his or her house from anywhere in the world.

Television

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The Top 5 Steps To Introducing Your Tech Startup

December 27, 2013 |

Our society is becoming more and more driven by technology, which has opened the door for a slew of new tech start-ups. These days, businesses and individuals are trying to find ways of utilizing technology to their advantage and there are plenty of innovators willing to provide the right tools. As you get ready to introduce your new tech start-up, there are some steps you should take that will significantly increase your chances of success.

Leak Some Teasers Out

Before you even get your tech start-up website in place, start going to the message boards and social media communities that would be interested in your product and release a small teaser to the public. If you are developing software, then let a little sample of it get out into the consumer world. If you are creating physical products, then start putting out reviews and specifications to get people talking about it.

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Assuring Your Telephone Safety

December 27, 2013 |

Have you ever been afraid to answer the telephone in your own home? The telephone is a useful tool in our lives, but it can also be the path that criminals use to victimise you when you least expect it. You may feel secure in your home, but when an unsolicited phone call arrives and you feel threatened, your security and safety are at risk.

Take Control

Whether you’re experiencing fraud, scams, prank calls, or marketing schemes, it’s time to take control and use some common-sense tips to make telephone use in your home a pleasant and enjoyable experience. Because your children may answer the telephone from time to time, you should cover proper telephone rules with them before they’re allowed to accept incoming calls.

What Can You Do?

  1. Never give credit card numbers over the phone unless you are placing an order which you … Read More

6 Ways To Keep Up With The Changing World Of Technology

December 26, 2013 |

The world of technology advances very rapidly. Devices you thought were state-of-the-art can quickly turn obsolete as more advanced upgrades and adaptations are developed. Ways to improve your life are being created on a regular basis, and there may be a new device that can increase your daily efficiency even further. As this change happens so fast, how can you keep up with some of the most innovative developments as they happen?

RSS Readers

There are many web-based applications on the Internet that can deliver immediate news listings to your computer through RSS feeds. Many of these can be uses as your browser’s home page and bring new technology to your computer screen by subscribing to popular websites and companies that utilize these feeds.

Google Alerts

Although there are many web alert applications on the Internet, few are as simple to use as Google Alerts. Simply … Read More

Hirejungle Boosts The Sharing Economy

December 26, 2013 |

December 16th, 2013 – London-based Hirejungle announces the launch out-of-beta of its peer-to-peer hiring platform, enabling users to hire out goods and services at no cost. Founded by MBA Marcelo Barreneche, the new eBay-like hire-and-rent platform comes at a time when consumers in the UK are struggling with the nation’s economy.

Hirejungle is Mr. Barreneche’s answer to the fast-growing and disruptive sharing economy, which he believes can improve the economic situation in the UK. Mr. Barreneche wants to see more people share, and save.

“The first ‘Eureka!’ moment,” says Mr. Barreneche, “was when I needed a drill for a home refurbishing task and I didn’t have one, but I wasn’t happy with the option of buying a new one only to use it just once a year.”

“Then I thought it might be a good idea to hire someone to do the job … Read More

Textter Re-imagine The Way You Text

December 26, 2013 |

December 16th, 2013 — Tech Startup Textter announces the launch of its patented-pending Live Messaging System (LMS), bringing instantaneous text communication to life.

Textter’s Live Messaging System re-imagines the basic back-and-forth that has become a staple of modern communication. Now for the first time, cell phone users can read the text messages being sent to them as they’re being written.

“It’s really incredible when you think about it,” said founder Carlos Cueto, “text messaging has been around for just about 20 years now, and no one has really pushed to change how people interact with it. It still functions more or less in the same way it always has.”

“Instead of waiting for a text response, or staring at a screen with those three little dots,” says the founder, “people will be able to use Textter to communicate with their friends in real-time. Our … Read More

Consultancy Services In Los Angeles

December 23, 2013 |

IT service aims at the management of quality information technology for the clients. Service management is provided by IT service providers through process, information and people. IT service is process oriented and maintains its ties with process improvement frameworks and methodologies like  Six Sigma, TQM, , CMMI and business process management. This discipline is not apprehensive with the particulars of how to use a particular vendor’s product, or inevitably with the technical details of the systems under management. Instead, it focuses upon providing a structure to configure IT-related activities and the connection of IT technical personnel with the business customers and the other users.

Various IT companies operate around Los Angeles, whose mission is to implement and design a support solution and enhance the productivity of the business houses and finally increase their profit. Los Angeles computer consultants are always active in providing the clients with proficient, well timed and compatible service. The basic goal is to provide a single-vendor … Read More

How To Best Protect Your Business From Ddos Attacks

December 21, 2013 |

A distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS attack) is an attempt by a hostile individual or group to make a machine, or a network of machines , unavailable to its users. Motives and the means to carry out such attacks can vary from one case to another. However, the general intention is to temporarily or indefinitely cease the services of the host that is connected to the internet.

Usually, DDoS attacks are launched against services that are hosted on large web servers, like bank sites, credit card payment gateways and root name servers. Whatever the motive may be, the fact remains that your business needs to be fully protected against DDoS attacks.

How DDoS Attacks Work

Typically, attackers use non-trivial amounts of computing resources to send bogus traffic to a website. If enough of this bogus traffic is directed at said website, legitimate users (i.e. your customers) will not be able to use the services on your … Read More

Learning Portal Hub Printing

December 21, 2013 |

With the introduction of cloud computing, many other related technologies have arisen. One such useful cloud technique which allows for efficient communication among peers, colleagues, friends or even businesses is a cast portal hub. These portals are where you can communicate easily with anyone who has joined the portal. A cast portal hub makes it easier to do business which might be difficult otherwise. Portal hub printing is based on the cast portal hub technique. You can easily find a printer service ready to print the documents near you through a cast portal hub dedicated to printing purposes. With portal hub printing you could not only order a document to be printed but always be in communication with the operator of the printer. With ability to communicate with anyone in a cast portal hub, you can easily pass on instructions and can expect a better turnaround on the job. Of course all of … Read More