Posts Tagged“Tech”

Fly a lot? Most planes don’t provide all the comforts of home. Between cramped seats, noisy passengers, and limited options for entertainment travel by air can be a real trial. But you can make the best of it. If you travel by plane a lot, there are some things that you just can’t live without. Here’s 7 gadgets that you must have for frequent flyers: 1. Noise Canceling Headphones There’s a huge variety of these available, from earbuds to over the ear, cheap to a high-end audiophile, wireless, wired, or even with custom headphone cables. Fit these to your own…

Whether you’re part of an existing business, you’re on a startup team, or you’re an entrepreneur, if you have a great idea for an app, it can be exciting. However, some of that excitement might dissipate when you find out the cost of developing said idea into an actual downloadable product. The cost of developing an app isn’t necessarily inexpensive, as is the case with any product development process, but certain things can be done during the app development process to reduce the costs somewhat. The following are some tips to cut the costs of app development. Work with a…

Have you ever heard of the concept of web EDI (electronic data interchange)? If so, you may have wondered what this concept really is about. It is also referred to as ecommerce, which means information about trading money, services, and goods is done using computers. For instance, if you sell candles through a website, if you pay a bill, if you track the delivery of a package, or if you receive your paycheck electronically, you are engaging in EDI. Why Use Web EDI? Perhaps you own a business or company. You may have thousands of different transactions, particularly if you…

If you are looking for a great adrenaline rush during your next vacation — the type that makes your stomach feel like it’s hitting the floor — you can either ride the tallest and scariest roller coaster you can find, face your fears with a trip into a deep dark cave filled with bats or accidentally lose your smartphone. That horrid feeling of “Oh NO, where is it?” can make your stomach churn and your head fill with worry. After all, that little hand-held computer holds tons of personal info, and the last thing you need is to have your…

If you provide training courses or educate people in any way, it’s essential to embrace the latest online video technologies. These technologies make it easier to offer more courses, improve the quality of your courses, and give your educational organisation far more exposure. Below are some of the ways an educational company can use online video technologies to their full potential.  Organisation and Course Promotion When used properly, video is one of the most powerful sales and marketing tools you can use to promote an educational company and its courses. It allows you to easily showcase your college, university or…

Remember the cartoon “The Jetsons” and how everything in the house was just a button push away? Well, today’s smart homes look more and more like a futurist cartoon. Cook, clean, and listen to music at the touch of a button or the sound of your voice. Smart Security Keep your home safe and secure with smart camera security systems. The wireless and weatherproof units offer sirens, USB connectivity, motion activated notifications, and two-way audio. Pair the security system with smart locks, and you can allow your guests entrance to your home. Smart locks also recognize your smartphone and know when…

The term “financial technology” is used when new pieces of technology affect the way in which business transactions is conducted. The invention of money, for instance, was the first financial technology. The way money is managed changes all the time, and this is particularly true thanks to the widespread availability of the internet. Today, financial technology even includes mobile apps, which just goes to show how far it has come. Consumers have high expectations in terms of how they manage their money and conduct transactions. Unfortunately, many companies are finding it difficult to keep up with the available developments or…

Advances in technology have allowed more and more people to work out of the office, and from just about anywhere in the world. Whether you’re planning to rent an RV through Outdoorsy, and work from there, or erect a tent in the desert, and use that as your office, you will need to make sure you have access to some of the latest apps and programs that make it possible to work from anywhere. But what apps and programs can help you? Take a look below, and read the tech tips that could change the way you work: Use An…

Although technology has advanced many different industries in recent years, some always seem to be lagging behind the curve. This is largely because there’s been an old-school way of doing things in these industries, and many of the leaders at the top are hesitant about implementing technology. Read on to learn more about how these industries work and how technology may help to revolutionize them in the coming years. Health Care Although healthcare has marginally moved forward with the implementation of electronic health records, there is still plenty of opportunities advances in insurance to do things even better. For example, applications…

You may have heard of the term VPN but never really understood what it is all about. The acronym VPN actually stands for “Virtual Private Server.” Even though this sounds like some very technical jargon it is actually fairly simple. Basically, a VPN is an encrypted connection between two computers. The purpose of using a VPN is to browse websites securely and anonymously. Here, we’ll review some basic features of VPNs so that newcomers can become familiar with the technology. What is the Point of Using a VPN? There are several beneficial uses of a VPN. First, a VPN allows…