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CES 2014 Booth Babes

Article by Shaun An Last week we attended Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2014). As always, this is the biggest electronics show of the year and if you never been there, it is quiet an experience. It is so big, that you probably need the full 4 days to visit every booth. I was there only […]


3 Ways to Use an Old PC

Article by Pierre Zarokian If you’ve just bought a new PC, you might wonder what must be done with the old one, which is in all probability, gathering dust in a corner of your home. If you’re thinking that it’s time to send it to the recycling heap, think again. Here are 3 ways of […]


How to Cool Down an Overheated Laptop

Article by Pierre Zarokian Heat is not good for any computer. The hotter it gets, the greater danger of malfunctions and crashes or even permanently damaging your hardware. Although laptops don’t emit as much heat as a desktop does, the truth is that laptops are less ventilated than desktops. With that said, it’s important to […]


How to Install Any Version of Windows From any Disk That You Can Find

Article by Pierre Zarokian One of the common problems that Windows users face is not possessing a Windows Recovery Disc, thanks to manufacturers not distributing them out anymore. Worse still is the fact that new PCs don’t optical drives either. But there’s a solution: it involves procuring a Windows ISO files as well as Ei.cfg […]




5 Ways to Increase your Download Speed

Article by Shaun An Are you experiencing slow download speeds? Considering the latest developments in technology, that is required these days to enjoy the entertainment that the internet has to offer, almost all of us, would have faced this problem at some point or the other. So, here are some ways by which you can […]


How Does Blackberry Email Work?

A Blackberry is a convenient tool that allows you to communicate with others on the go. Because of this, Blackberry phones are great for businessmen, students, or anybody else who is always out and about. Using your Blackberry, you can place calls, send and receive SMS messages, and send and receive emails. But, how does […]


Optimize Your Employee’s Time

By Allied Time Are you in the business of getting the most from your employees? If not, then you aren’t going to be in any business for long. The problems that go along with not actively tracking what your employees do and how they do it form a very long, very depressing and very expensive […]


Test Cases for Geotargeting

Geotargeting is a popular buzz word, but it can cost you if you don’t know how to use it. Geotargeting amounts to selecting audience by location, which will have an effect on your traffic numbers. Expect the amount of visits you receive to drop, but if you play your cards right, conversions will see a […]


What You Should Do If Your PC or Laptop Doesn’t Turn On

system, you can fix the problem by finding out how and when the PC failed. That said, if you start your PC, and it doesn’t start, then the problem is very different from your computer not being able to load the operating system. For starters, if there is no response to turning on the Power […]


What You Need to Know About Taking Precautions When Using Gmail

Let’s accept the fact that nothing in this world is very safe, and especially not Gmail. There’s always a chance that your email might be read by an unintended recipient or even might be hacked into. But these aren’t the only hazards with Gmail but with just about any other email service. so, protecting your […]


Hiring Dos and Don’ts

Written by: Allied Time Summary: Hiring a new employee can be a source of pride for your business, but you need to make sure that employee is equipped to do his job on day one. A new employee can be a great source of pride for a young business owner. New employees represent expansion. It’s […]




EU seeks rivals’ feedback on Facebook, WhatsTechnology Newsp deal

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU antitrust regulators are asking Facebook's rivals and telecoms operators whether the world No. 1 online social network's proposed $19 billion bid for mobile messaging startup WhatsTechnology Newsp will lead to price hikes and curb innovation. The move came after Facebook sought EU Technology Newsproval for the deal, the largest in its 10-year... [Read more]


China gives Microsoft 20 days to provide explanation in anti-trust probe

A Chinese anti-trust regulator said on Monday it has given Microsoft Corp 20 days to reply to queries on the compatibility of its Windows operating system and Office software suite amid a probe into the world's largest software company. The State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) questioned Microsoft Vice President David Chen and gave the company a deadline to make an explanation,... [Read more]


Swatch prefers go-it-alone route for smartwatch plans

By Silke Koltrowitz BIEL (Switzerland) (Reuters) – Swatch Group is hTechnology Newspy to go it alone with a launch next year of watches with “smart” features to compete with so-called wearable gadgets from the big tech companies, a market potentially worth $93 billion. Swatch Chief Executive Nick Hayek said these new watches might allow the wearer to count the number of steps they... [Read more]


Exclusive: Bitcoin promoter to plead guilty to unlicensed money transmission

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem has reached a plea deal to resolve U.S. Shrem, the former vice chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation, will plead guilty next Thursday in New York federal court to unlicensed money transmission, Marc Agnifilo, his lawyer told Reuters in an email. Prosecutors had previously charged Shrem with operating an unlicensed money transmitting... [Read more]


Microsoft will not hand over overseas email, despite order

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) – A judge on Friday lifted a suspension on her order directing Microsoft Corp to turn over a customer's emails stored overseas to U.S. Microsoft in particular was stung by revelations last year by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden and has been at pains to prove to customers that it does not allow the U.S. Preska had delayed... [Read more]