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A Shattered Collection of My Best Memories: An Immediate Solution Thanks to Stellar Photo Recovery

Who doesn’t love creating new memories and saving them as photos on a smartphone, PC, or any other digital media? While many of us share some on social media, we keep the most precious and private ones to ourselves. Sadly, my hard drive of photos became corrupted, which held images…

How Technology Helped During Hurricane Sandy
As the whole world followed the news about Hurricane Sandy, the Americans who were actually affected hunkered down and got ready to face a beating from nature. Something that is not all that common in that particular part of the world. One element of the preparations and disaster response... Read more
Microsoft Aiming for 70% of Businesses to Run PCs on Windows 7
With all eyes on Windows 8, Microsoft caught the attention of industry experts by announcing that it plans to have 70% of businesses running their personal computers (PCs) on Windows 7. This was a rare piece of new focusing on Windows 7 as all the hype and limelight has... Read more
Steam Expands Into Non-Game Software
Steam has moved beyond game software now that Valve has begun to include other titles. The first to be added are for developers who want to make their own games, so it’s not too big of a departure yet.  The first titles available are: ArtRage Studio Pro 3D Mark Vantage... Read more
Could Windows 8 Prove to be the Opening Linux Needs?
Microsoft is planning to launch Windows 8 in the best manner possible. They want to target as many users as possible before the year is through. The computer giant has been facing declining PC sales and hopes the new operating system would buck that trend. With the company looking... Read more
The Rise of
The world of video games has changed drastically over the years, with the target audience broadening in spectrum. Gone are the days when “people who play video games” was synonymous to “nerds living in their parents’ basement”. Not that that may still be the case for some. Thanks to the burgeoning... Read more
Are Knock-off Products Good for Innovation?
Thomas Edison invented the lightbulb but he didn’t invent all of the components that ultimately made it work. In fact Edison “borrowed” from fellow inventors who had experimented with vacuum tubes and other aspects of bulb creation. Ultimately his “tweaks” to those technologies helped bring about the first generation... Read more
This Weeks Top 5 Trending Videos
The Presidential Debate is back and so is the trailer for Marvels next marvel. This weeks line up of videos features an eclectic bunch, from the Secretary General of the UN to the latest gadget coming your way from Apple. Read on and find out the top 5 videos... Read more
Angry Birds Star Wars Edition Available November 8th
Fans of the game just got their first look at the new “Star Wars” edition of Angry Birds. They only get to see 50 seconds of footage, but it gives them an idea of what to expect (check out the footage below). This video game is sure to bring... Read more
How Solar Development Failed in 2012
Make no mistakes about it, solar power in the United States is thriving, in fact overall solar capacity has had annual growth rates topping 45 percent every year since 2005. Yet in 2012 we witnessed some of the biggest blunders in U.S. business history as Solyndra, Konarka and other... Read more
How Much is Your Browsing Data Worth?
It’s been said that if you’re not the customer, you’re the product that is being sold. Since you don’t pay for the Internet, you are what companies are clamoring to buy. So, how much are you worth? Companies make money showing products and ads to people who are likely... Read more
Microsoft Office Coming to Apple and Android in 2013
Rumors have abounded for some time that Microsoft would be adding a version of their ever-popular Microsoft Office product to the Android tablets and the iPad with Office 2013.  The Microsoft Office portfolio manager in the Czech Republic was quoted as stating that it would be released early next... Read more
Components Of The Ultimate Gaming PC
If you want to build your own computer for gaming either to save money or get the best of the best, you need to know which ones are the top choices of each of the major components.  Here is a look at each aspect and ideas to help you... Read more
Driverless Cars Can Get California Licenses?
Will you be safer or less so with driverless cars on the highways? You’re about to find out in California. Governor Jerry Brown took a spin in one in September on his way to sign the legislation that will make this possible. The bill provides for safety and performance... Read more
Health Apps That Can Make Your Life Better
The mobile phone has changed the world, and continues to do so, making an impact on almost every aspect of our lives. I don’t know if it’s just me, or if there really is a significant increase in the visibility of health-related apps and platforms. From big names to... Read more
Best Tech CEOs Of 2012

Best Tech CEOs Of 2012

News October 26, 2012

The best tech CEOs of 2012 all have at least one thing in common, they run massively large technology firms that require countless amounts of oversight. These top mavericks of the technology industry also rank well among their employees for fairness and thoroughness and they have all managed in... Read more
eBay Launches New UI and Same-Day Delivery Service
The ecommerce giant was one of the first big stores for online shopping and influenced many other companies that have come to the forefront of the crowd. eBay was still the king of auction sites, but it was losing its modern image. Now, it has updated its look to... Read more
10-inch Nexus And 3G-capable Nexus 7 In The Works?
Before we were all blown away (take it with sarcasm or not) by the Apple Special Event the other day, the Android community was all abuzz with rumors about the iPad line’s competitor. Thanks mainly to the invites that Google sent out for its own event, which is slated... Read more
In My Words – Chrome Censoring Power
Aluminium. Schedule. Garage. Spoken the British way, those words seem to grate on my ears. Even when simply looking at “aluminium”, I can’t help but hear the word aloud in my head. I know someone who cannot stand the word “thrice”. For what reason? None at all. Maybe you have words... Read more