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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 […]


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 […]


4 Ways to Protect Your Home As Simply As Possible

With this Internet of Things boom taking place, more devices are connecting to the World Wide Web. Yet security remains a concern since most of these devices have poor security systems. It’s important, to say the least. Even if this has been ignored and cause users loss in the long run. So, here are 4 […]


Get the Power You Need

Written by Start Pac In our digital world, it’s important that electricity is always available for the machines we depend on. Of course, the same goes for diesel and other power sources. We rely on machines and technology each and every day. However, you own or run a business, this is even truer. You absolutely […]


3 New Features Available in Windows 10

Even if only a preview has been released, Windows 10 still has a number of new features that gives users additional functionality. While some of these features can be used naturally, there are others that will remain hidden to users not unless a few tweaks or tricks are used to gain access. Having said that, […]


The Importance of the GPU

Written by Start Pac In most cases, motor starter generators would be using turbine engines that operate at over 30 volts without much problem. At the start of the engine, the amperage draw intensifies and reaches its highest point. The draw can even reach up to 1000 amps, it all depends on the type of […]


How to Clean a Dirty Touchscreen

If you’re not one to wash your hands before using your laptop, smartphone or tablet, then there’s no doubt that some cleaning is in order. That said, non-touchscreens require less cleaning compared to touchscreens given that the latter get dirty quicker while interfering with the visual experience as well as touch sensitivity. While these gadgets […]




Rubbing along with robots tackles Abe’s double dilemma

By Leika Kihara and Kaori Kaneko TOKYO (Reuters) – Factory worker Satomi Iwata has new co-workers, a troupe of humanoid automata that are helping to address two of JTechnology Newsan's most pressing concerns – a shortage of labor and a need for growth. The 19 robots, which cost her employer Glory Ltd about 7.4 million yen ($60,000) each, have eye-like sensors and two arms that assemble... [Read more]


Time to stare at a live feed of this underwater garden

Holidays can be exhausting, but it's nothing an underwater garden can't solve. This is Nemo's Garden, an underwater greenhouse anchored off Italy's Ligurian coast, recently detailed in The Washington Post. Stationed 20 feet underwater, Nemo's garden is able to take advantage of high humidity, even temperatures and exceptionally high CO2 concentrations to grow herbs and fruits... [Read more]


Stick-on smart sensor offers hassle-free car hire

DropTag Drive, from development firm Cambridge Consultants, is a small tag that is fixed to the inside of a car’s windshield and continually monitors all vehicle accelerations and impacts during the hire period. The technology is based on an existing condition monitoring device that was developed by Cambridge Consultants to track a parcel’s location if it was damaged at any time in transit. Read... [Read more]


UberPOP halts service in France after clampdown, protests

By Mark John PARIS (Reuters) – Uber Technologies will suspend its UberPOP ride-hailing service in France, the U.S. company said on Friday, after it faced sometimes-violent protests and local authorities denounced it as an illegal taxi service. After fierce protests last week by licensed French taxi drivers who argue it threatens their livelihood with unfair competition, France took two executives... [Read more]


Brazil’s Rousseff tops off U.S. tour with Silicon Valley visit

By Yasmeen Abutaleb SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff cTechnology Newsped off her U.S. tour on Wednesday with a visit to Silicon Valley, where she met with top technology executives and took a ride in Google Inc's self-driving car. Rousseff used her visit to strengthen ties with U.S. technology companies after visiting Washington, D.C. and New York City earlier... [Read more]