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Apple Files New iPhone Patent to Hide Internal Components

Apple continues to dominate the world of technology by focusing their efforts on sleek design and a strong user experience.

After all, there are plenty of other computers, tablets and smartphones on the market that execute complex applications, take photographs with high-quality cameras, and allow users to connect to Wi-Fi networks and surf the internet from anywhere in the world.

But Apple puts itself over the top because their operating system works intuitively, without requiring almost any computing knowledge whatsoever, and its devices bring design to a whole new level.
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How to Backup Your Computer in 5 Easy Steps

Your computer contains sensitive information, whether you’re the owner of a large business or a freelance writer working out of your apartment.

Either way, computers contain information, work, and data that’s sensitive to the security of our lives and our livelihoods.

In the event of a theft or disaster, it’s always important to have a way to know that your data is safe, secure, and backed up.
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Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Designing a Mobile App

Getting into the world of app development is an exciting new frontier that can be a veritable gold mine for many up and coming entrepreneurs.

The most popular apps have earned their developers uncountable riches both from paid downloads in the marketplace and product placement for the true big shots.

There’s no doubt about it; there is serious potential in this market. However, where there is a gold mine there is often an unseen minefield. Avoid taking the wrong steps by keeping these 5 common app development mistakes in mind: (more…)

Top 5 Ways That Technology Is Changing the Medical Field

Technology is changing the way we do a lot of things, from sharing and commenting on pictures of our cats to watching and discussing our favorite movies and television shows.

Even more important, however, are the advances made to important fields of study, like science and medicine, which have been made possible to the advances in technological development that we’ve been lucky enough to enjoy over the course of the last two or three decades.
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Cloud Computing Tips for College Students

College students have enough on their plates without having to worry about getting overcharged for their cloud services or having their backup storage fail at a critical moment (like finals week).

In truth, most students are likely unaware of the many benefits (and potential drawbacks) that exist in the arena of cloud computing. Since it is still a relatively new development in the world of online storage and communications, it is improving all the time. But this can make it difficult for busy students to keep up with which cloud networks offer the most useful services at the best price.
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How Teachers Are Using Technology in the Classroom

Technology and education were meant to go together, and when the two are used properly in conjunction, some of the most effective and innovative learning can take place.

Technology has grown by almost unimaginable leaps and bounds over the last few decades, and as such has become more and more readily available at affordable rates on the consumer market.
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Tech Jobs: Filling the STEM Talent Gap in Colleges

There is no denying that the United States is no longer quite as dominant as it once was on the world stage. Sure, we continue to flex our power in global politics and in the economy, but when it comes to developing future leaders we’re falling behind by not a small margin.

In all studies that look at the various standardized tests the United States is middle of the pack. We aren’t graduating nearly as many scientists, mathematicians, engineers or environmentalists as other countries, which might lead to other parts of the world heading the charge into next generation innovations in all the important industries.

At one time the U.S. led the way in the space program, which gave this country a powerful position in many other areas. Imagine if the major breakthrough in alternative energy came out of China or India? Suffice to say there is a gap, and if you are so inclined, you could step in to fill it. (more…)

Cable Providers Work on Cloud Based Gaming for Customers

Not since the days when cable television first came on the scene, giving audiences an alternative to the small handful of powerful networks has there been such stiff competition for eyeballs in the entertainment industry.

People have more choices than ever before, with at least twenty new films opening each week on top of countless television shows, albums, live events, online promotions and video games. Does anyone even have time for a face-to-face conversation these days? In addition to the myriad of choices people can make about how they spend their time, there’s also the huge variety of platforms used to access that entertainment.
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Top 5 Gift Ideas for Tech Geeks

Shopping for the technology fanatics in your life can be difficult, especially if you aren’t up-to-date with advances or you don’t want to spend hundreds or thousands of dollars on electronics for every birthday and holiday.

However, there are tech devices, peripherals, and other gift options to suit every price range. So here are just a few gift ideas that are sure to please the tech geeks in your life. (more…)

How to Figure Out the Service Level of Web Hosting You Need

Depending on your line of business, you’ll need a varying degree of power behind your company’s website.

You could simply host your site on a blog, if it’s a simple call-to-action, information capture, or employs publication-based content strategy. However, many websites are more complex, and require hosting situations that are a little more involved than the standard Blogger or WordPress account can offer.

Luckily, there are a few different alternatives available, and we’ll talk about how you can determine what level of service you need and what your best option is to fulfill it.
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