Samsung Goes Light With Notebook 9

Samsung Goes Light With Notebook 9

Samsung has released its 9 series of notebooks and tablets. One of note is the new 15 inch Notebook 9.

The 9 is an extreme “light weight” in its class, coming in at just 2.7 pounds. One of the lightest to date of any 15 inch tablet.

Android fans will find much to like about the device.

The chassis is sleek and thin. The design is simplistic in a silver case. Read More

CakePHP: An Overview

CakePHP: An Overview

CakePHP is an open source framework for PHP. It is original and extensively supported framework. This framework is based on the MVC (Model – Views – Controller) like architecture which is both dominant and easy to interpret. CakePHP utilizes well-known software engineering concepts and software design patterns, such as convention over configuration, model-view-controller, active record, association data mapping, and front controller.

CakePHP was established in April 2005, by a Polish programmer Michal Tatarynowicz. Read More

Choosing Your Power Cable Accessories

There is a wide array of power cable accessories available in the market and if one has to name a few of them then heat shrink tubing, PVC caps, insulation tape, inline transition joints etc get included in the list. However, while choosing the right set of accessories, it is wiser to follow the checklist given below:

• Voltage: Buy an accessory whose voltage is similar to that of your application.
• Raw materials: Ensure that the raw materials used are of top quality. This can be checked from the package of the item you buy.
• Usage: Ensure that the accessory you buy really fulfils your requirement.
• Price: Remember that price is not directly proportional to quality and this means that a higher price necessarily need not mean top quality of the item.
• Certification: Ensure that the item you buy is licensed and fulfils the regulatory requirements as to the quality standards.
• Certified manufacturer: Ensure that the manufacturer of the item has the ISO certification.

The items that you buy have to be used in the suggested manner. Read More

Film Radiography is Declining in Industrial Testing Applications

DODGED THE DIGITAL DILEMMA

The shift from analog to digital technology has given a new lease of life for NDT applications in the industrial radiography market, thus, broadening the scope beyond traditional applications. Digital X-ray systems are proliferating with increased acceptance across all industry verticals, including highly regulated and traditionally conservative aerospace and automotive industries. The most significant contributing factor for this paradigm shift to digital X-ray systems is the cost-saving, which is 5-6 times more (in both computed and direct radiography) when compared to film-based systems. Read More

How To Maintain Your Re-Chargeable Batteries

If you have rechargeable batteries, it’s your responsibility to take good care of them, for them to give you a long service. The cool thing is that there are plenty of things you can do to make it possible. Some of the things you can do include:

Tips on how to maintain your batteries

There are plenty of stuff you should do. When making the purchase always remember that a rechargeable battery is as good as its charger; therefore, you should never fast charge it. Read More

5 Developing Technologies That Are Making Headlines In 2018

Every other day, we see something new in the field of technology. It is not possible to guess which new gadget will become the next coolest thing for the youth. Also, it is hard to guess which new website will grow to be a new leading social media platform. The advent of smartphones, technologies like 4G-LTE, artificial intelligence (AI), online banking and other such services are already making the lives of people easier than ever. Here, we will discuss five new technologies that are already making the headlines in 2018:

Artificial Intelligence

The AI is one of the few technologies that are exciting the people in 2018. Read More

First Time Flying A Drone

I did it. I went out and bought a remote control drone. The flying sort.

I had some trepidation, as did my wife, as a few years ago I had gotten into flying model aircraft and after a spectacular crash, got out again, deeming it too expensive and needing far more skill than I had. Would this time be any different or would it be another few hundred pounds down the drain?

I bought a cheap drone – just 12 inches across, with a camera that did not transmit a live picture and so, for the princely sum of 60, I could be airborne again.

The remote control looked familiar and appeared to do similar things to my old aircraft controller. Read More