The Internet of Things: 5 Reasons It Matters

Hold up–what is the Internet of Things (IoT)? Let’s break it down, for those slightly less tech-savvy: “it’s socialization of everything, from simple everyday devices to industrial devices,” explains Internet of Things Council member, Michael Koster. Wikipedia further defines the Internet of Things as “uniquely identifiable objects and their virtual representations in an Internet-like structure.”  Techopedia puts it […]

Flipboard for the Web…Finally

Flipboard for the Web

After downloading the Flipboard app for iPad, the web became lackluster. Flipboard presents a revolutionary user interface: the ability to “flip” through content transformed into an online magazine–a big, colorful, content-rich magazine tailored specifically to users interests. It’s the best of crowd-sourced content curation with stunning visual representation.  News, social media, arts, photography, sports, can […]

DNA Storage: Life as Knowledge

dna

500 KB double sided double density mini floppies, 3×5 hard disks, flash drives, usb drives, magnetic tape, removable hard drives…oh, the many and the fallen! History, littered with the remains of digital storage devices. College kids today have never seen a floppy disk. For them it’s flash drives: lipstick-tube sized devices left in a computer, […]

Geek Ethicist: Apples and Classes

“Dear Ethicist– I have been an enthusiastic Apple customer for over a decade now. I use Apple products in my work and have been very satisfied with their performance, design and corporate responsibility. However, I just saw this article and was very disappointed. After the news about conditions for Apple workers in China, I had started […]

Top 5 Smartphones 2011 in the United States

Top Smart Phones

Smartphones are becoming increasingly popular in the United States and in areas all over the world. The vast majority of the general public own at least one smartphone. Why is that? Smartphones live up to their name and do just about everything you can think of. From high-speed Internet browsing, high quality pictures, a wide […]

Top 5 Cloud Storage Service Providers

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There continues to be a growing demand for cloud computing services, especially among small business owners seeking reliable web hosting services. With the plethora of cloud providers currently available, for many entrepreneurs looking for a reputable service it’s difficult to choose the best cloud host to accommodate hosting needs. There are five cloud hosting providers, however, leading […]