Consumer electronics is one of the fastest growing sectors in the United States at an over $4 billion dollar increase in growth from last year. This past year in 2012, Americans purchased over $206 billion dollars worth of electronics devices, most of which have a 1.5 to 3 year life span.
While this new wave of technology consumption is both exciting and fast paced , the quick turnover of newly purchased electronics to make way for new and improved models creates a vast quantity of used electronics that are destined for a junk drawer or even worse a landfill. In fact, for cell phones alone, over 150 million were discarded in the U.S last year and now reside in your local landfill. There are also tens of millions of computers, laptops, tablets, mp3 players, televisions and many other devices that follow this same path.Read more
If your business finally decided to switch over to a cloud-based phone system, then congratulations are in order! You’ve decided to make the leap over to a more flexible, mobile, and cost effective VoIP phone system.
However, if you’re still feeling noncommittal, then learning about cloud PBXs, how they operate, and how you can seamlessly implement one into your business, may make the decision easier for you.Read more
Instead of relying on the conventional menu layout seen in most iOS apps, Angell Echo has taken a completely new approach to user interface design for the iPhone and iPad with the release of Stellar Cineplex. In its place, the team developed Panoramic Walk-Through 3D technology which allows users to navigate through a 3D virtual environment that mimics a real space.Read more
With increasing demands for nonprofit services amidst current economic challenges, having better means to streamline operations will help these organizations remain effective and sustainable. Leveraging cloud services can help nonprofits increase efficiencies and reduce costs.Read more
For those of us out there trying to decide if our current iPhones are good enough in the shadow of the iPhone 4S, the cost of upgrading is usually a big factor. One way to take the sting out of this transaction is to trade-in or sell your old phone. The decision to trade-in or sell is similar to when you are getting a new car. Trading-in is easy, but you get a rock bottom price. Selling in an existing marketplace like eBay or Craigslist will get you more money, but is a hassle. Bridging this gap for potential sellers is Glyde, an online marketplace with an incredibly simple interface which takes the hassle out of selling, and offers the highest price possible.Read more
Buying electronics can be tricky business. Prices tend to fluctuate rapidly and can vary from retailer to retailer. In addition, new models ship on a regular basis. You’re never quite sure when is the best time to buy in order to get the best deal on your electronics purchase.
Should you buy now or wait?Read more
These days over 80% of households in the UK own at least one computer and in many homes it is the laptop computer that we will notice more often than desktop PCs. Smaller, more portable, more stylish and oh so 21st century, laptops have fast become one of the must have gadgets around the house. So does this mean the end of the desktop computer?Read more
Hostingobserver.com is a tremendous resource for anyone looking to compare the best rates for various kinds of web hosting. The site can help anyone chose the right hosting plan for their needs by comparing hosting options, pricing plans, and features across multiple providers. Hostingobserver.com helps users find the right fit for their needs, whether it may be inexpensive mail hosting, full-featured dedicated server hosting, unlimited hosting, or anything in between. The resource helps users choose between reliable options at any price point or customization level. By sifting through various available options to find quality hosts at affordable rates, the site provides a great directory with objective and unbiased comparisons. Their insights, articles, and comparisons can help anyone make the right choice for their business or personal hosting needs. Find a model that fits your needs among a variety of hosting solutions.Read more
In the week when Google’s Android beat Blackberry and Symbian to claim the top sales spot in the US for the last quarter of 2010, the launch of its latest and groundbreaking app is sure to further boost both its kudos and sales in 2011. We7 promises to let Android users create a custom built radio station which they can listen to at any time, even off line.