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Say Happy Birthday to the Original Microprocessor

The Intel4004 was the first CPU on a single chip and also the first available to the commercial market. This week it celebrated it’s 40th birthday! We wish to say thank you to the microprocessor that grandfathered the CPUs we have today. A CPU is the brain of a computer.

The 2011 PhotoPlus Expo: Ideas for the Shutterbug Who Wants It All

During the 3-day PhotoPlus Expo in New York, several exhibitors displayed their latest advances in photography technology. There were a huge array of cameras, lenses, printers, clothing, gear, gizmos and gadgets on display. The Expo was heavily bent for the professional photographer and the casual weekend or hobbyist cameraman might have felt left out.

Deciphering the Code of the IT Department

It is a given that you will need to get some assistance from your IT service provider sooner or later.  However, it is hard for them sometimes to help you because of their busy schedule, trying to solve a lot of people's difficult problems.  When asking for IT support, know that they cannot read your mind, and it'll help them to solve your problem if you are able to offer as much detailed information as you possibly can in the original request.

The Changing Face of Business

The face of business has turned online the past few years. There was once less competition for business and getting your name out was straightforward, hire an ad agency or go door to door introducing your business. Now the number of business that offer similar goods and services is astonishing and it’s easy to get lost amongst them.

Will Device Connectivity Make Our Lives Easier?

We have talked many times before about how the modern world is becoming more connected, with others along with the world as a whole. Device connectivity could make how we live much simpler by reducing breaks in our work. For instance, if you are working on a document at work and want to continue on the commute home,  simply send it to your smartphone and use a voice transcription app to continue your work in the car.

Cloud Computing Considerations for Nevada Attorneys

Originally published in COMMUNIQUÉ (November 2011, Vol. 32, No. 11) the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association. 

Cloud computing promises to solve a multitude of business problems. Properly implemented, the cloud can provide a higher level of performance and reliability, superior security and scalability, and unprecedented mobility.

Technology Today: Like Back to the Future Part 1 or 2?

In 1985’s Back to the Future, we travel through time with Marty McFly in a nuclear-powered DeLorean. Marty can do what man has wanted to do since the beginning of time: control his destiny. In the first movie, Marty goes back to the past to save his parent’s marriage, and consequently his existence.

Does Perfectionism Help or Hinder Business?

In the business world, it’s easy to find perfectionists. Are you one?

Perfectionism can help us have a critical eye, keep us driven and motivated to work harder, but if you find yourself changing direction again and again, questioning your choices, or stressing about small details, perfectionism will be more of a hindrance then a help.

The 2011 T3 Gadget Awards – What Did We Learn?

In a world where technological advances appear everyday in news-feeds and broadcasts, the annual T3 Gadget Awards is a microcosm of all of these advances in one location. Like the Oscars for Technology, the T3 Gadget Awards nominate the most cutting-edge gadgets out today.

Implementing Energy Monitoring

Becoming “greener” has been a hot topic nowadays, not only amongst the public but also in high-tech companies. Many companies are looking into green tech as a method to save energy , save the environment, or to simply save money. One of the first things you must know when looking into conserving energy is what uses the most energy?

The CEATEC conference was held recently, just outside Tokyo Japan.