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Archive for May, 2013

How Smartphones Disrupted the Handheld Market

Posted by Alex Bailey On May - 31 - 2013
Handheld gaming

The definition of a gamer is difficult to put into words. Years ago, the word might have elicited a list of knee-jerk, stereotypical sentiments, causing one to fashion an image of a lazy teenager glued to a living room couch. In 2013, individuals of all ages and walks of life can unite under the flag of “gamerdom” in one way or another. With vast advances in technology over the past few decades, videogames have ascended into mainstream consciousness, delivered on a silver platter. However,... (more...)

Google set to update Gmail app for Android

Posted by Alex Bailey On May - 30 - 2013
GMail

If you’re like me and only have one email account, managing all the emails that flow into that account can be a tedious task – especially on a mobile device.  Google has tackled this problem by sorting emails into categories to make them more manageable, allowing you to sort them by types.  The changes will roll out on desktops and smart phones such as the Android over the next couple of weeks. I really think these changes are useful on my Android the most.  When I’m on the go, sorting through... (more...)

Viruses

Everyday, new viruses are created that wreck havoc on computer systems.  Every new virus promises to destroy the world, some of them almost succeed. Yet, somehow, humanity survives. You lived through these four viruses, even though they could have been far worse.  From collapsing the banking system, to taking down nuclear power plants, here are four viruses that threatened our very way of lives.           ZeuS Didn’t Destroy the Banking System ZeuS is a Trojan that... (more...)

Using computer software to track your company’s time

Posted by Alex Bailey On May - 21 - 2013
Time tracking

With current computer software, it’s extremely easy to smoothly manage your businesses time. With time tracking software, you can keep track of the hours used on certain projects to better manage deadlines. You can also create easy to read invoices to bill clients for the time used. Time tracking software is imperative for any businesses who wish to remain organized and provide professional reports to clients. The biggest advantage to such pieces of software is knowing how much manpower of your... (more...)

Finding a low cost VPS

Posted by Alex Bailey On May - 21 - 2013
Money

VPS hosting is the perfect solution for people who want the benefits of a dedicated server and the cost of shared hosting. Aside from web servers, a VPS can run things like gaming software, IRC, and many different types of online software that requires a client-server setup. There are many good companies out there who provide excellent service, but there are also some to watch out for. So what are things to look for when you’re trying to find low cost, high quality services? A VPS allows... (more...)

Picking out the right dedicated and shared web host

Posted by Alex Bailey On May - 19 - 2013
Web Hosting

Over the last 10 years of owning websites I’ve gone through quite a few web hosts. I’ve used everything from shared to dedicated servers, and had the best of service, and the worst of service. With all this trial and error comes a lot of learning about what companies to utilize and what companies to avoid. So when it comes to shared and dedicated hosting, what are the best choices for you? It’s important to read reviews when it comes to picking the right web host. This website... (more...)