Apple’s New Products – Get Ready for Red

Apple's New Products - Get Ready for Red

Apple wants you to see “red”, and hopefully buy one too.

The tech giant is releasing a new red phone hoping to capitalize on a vibrant color scheme that could appeal to its huge base of consumers.

The red phones are available in both iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus models. They feature a crimson aluminum finish.

The phones come in 128GB and 256GB storage variations. Read More

Impact of Digital Transformation and Trends

Impact of Digital Transformation and Trends

How companies will transform by adopting these technologies:

A digital transformation strategy is to create capabilities to fully leverage the possibilities and opportunities in new technologies and to make a faster and better impact. This is a strategy which businesses should adopt if they want to evolve and survive.

Digital technologies like cloud computing, analytics, mobile computing, social media, and IoT, 3D printing, drones, artificial intelligence, and robotics are creating a huge impact on businesses.

Companies need to adopt these technologies in their operations by engaging their customers and empowering their employees with the necessary skills. Read More

5 Mistakes to Avoid While Installing Network Cables

5 Mistakes to Avoid While Installing Network Cables

If you have shifted to a new home or soon shifting your workplace to a new building, you are probably already thinking of installing network cables as one of the first tasks. But wait, till you read further. Whoever said that “learn from the mistakes of others”, must have been a genius.” So, let’s just utilize the suggestion practically and have a look at the most common mistakes made while installing network cables, to avoid doing it ourselves.

Using Separate Cables for Voice & Data

If you ask any relevant person about their biggest mistake while network cabling their home or workplace, you will get to hear it as one of the most common answers. Read More

The Risks and Benefits of Shadow IT

The Risks and Benefits of Shadow IT

Shadow IT is the term used for personal technologies (BYOD), applications, and software or services supported by a third-party service provider, instead of an organization’s IT provider or technology department.

Over the past several years, Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud (SMAC) technologies have been core drivers of innovation (and disruption). Read More

Face-Less or Face-Full of IT Support?

Face-Less or Face-Full of IT Support?

I’m looking at IT Managers, Head of ITs and CTOs shaking their head at the very thought of having an insourced IT guy taking up desk space and the head count budget.

This is all about SMEs, my favorite kind of companies to work with, perhaps a global presence, no more than 400 employees.

It’s Monday morning the docking station at your desk isn’t turning on, you’ve checked the power cables and everything else you can think of. Read More

Is Artificial Intelligence Directing Our Fate?

“I visualize a time when we will be to robots what dogs are to humans, and I’m rooting for the machines.” -Claude Shannon

“The Father of Information Theory” signaled the power of Artificial Intelligence decades ago and we are witnessing it now. We are not aware but most of our everyday tasks are influenced by Artificial Intelligence like credit card transactions, using GPS in our vehicles, personal assistance by various apps in our smartphones or online customer support by chatbots, and who can ignore the smart cars of Google which are very close to reality. Read More

Science & Technology

The content standards presented in this chapter outline what students should know, understand, and be able to do in natural science. The content standards are a complete set of outcomes for students; they do not prescribe a curriculum. These standards were designed and developed as one component of the comprehensive vision of science education presented in the National Science Education Standards and will be most effective when used in conjunction with all of the standards described in this book. Read More

Is There an Intelligence Through Conventional Reading and Research Being Lost in the Digital Age?

Is There an Intelligence Through Conventional Reading and Research Being Lost in the Digital Age?

What is your opinion about the title question? Any ideas? Why don’t you read on for a few highlights?

Conventional reading of documents in print allows you to focus more and give you enough concentrating power so that you are able to come up with research ideas and eventually a research topic.

You are able to do prospective research through programming and experimenting innovatively. Read More

New or Used Computers?

New or Used Computers?

When it is time for a new computer do you go with a used model or a brand new one? The experts will tell you that first you should know what you will do with the computer. Are you using it for work? For high end gaming? For checking social media accounts and emailing? Because computers get more and more powerful all the time something that is a few years old just won’t be able to compete with something brand new unless you don’t need or anticipate needing it for anything full on fancy.

Old computers are behind in a lot of things, the operating system is a big one. Read More

5 Benefits of Artificial Intelligence

One of the most misunderstood terms in technology is artificial intelligence. There have been several arguments of how this could result into a very disturbing concept for the human race. However, without knowing, the cognitive system is already in use and even appreciated by all who fear its effect. Some argue that it will cause several distortion especially unemployment. However, artificial intelligence are managed, maintained and even coded by humans. This is an employment means, instead of unemployment.

What this simply means is that artificial intelligence can help to improve human life and reduce stress. Read More