Articles for July 2014

Articles for July 2014

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iPad Sales Declining, Tablet Sales Slowing Down – Are Mobile Phones Taking Over?
by Chris Thomas on 31 July 2014 · 1532 views
While an 11% quarterly increase in sales might seem positive from an uninformed perspective, that type of growth pales in comparison to the 60% tablet sales increases that we saw just two years ago. It is easy to see why many experts feel that tablet ... Read more
Two-Factor Authentication Explained - Protecting Your Accounts With More Than Just a Password
by Chris Thomas on 31 July 2014 · 3600 views
Two-factor authentication (also commonly referred to as TFA) is a form of identity authentication that requires a user to verify their identity based on at least two identity factors. ... Read more
How to remove the Google search box from the Firefox New Tab page
by Pete Daniel on 31 July 2014 · 3046 views
Mozilla Firefox 31 added something new that got not just a few people a little bit annoyed. When opening up a new tab, the usual large thumbnail previews of past sites visited are shown but there is a Google search feature too. ... Read more
How to prevent Google Chrome from updating automatically and how to update manually
by Pete Daniel on 31 July 2014 · 2855 views
For some people they either like their web browser just as it is or wish to wait until the dust has settled on a new version before downloading and installing it. For such people, the auto updating feature of Google Chrome browser is a bit of a pain. ... Read more
Microsoft Released Major Upgrade to OneNote for Apple Users
by Pete Daniel on 31 July 2014 · 912 views
Microsoft's new policy from the CEO Satya Nadella of migrating all software to as many platforms as possible is starting to pay dividends with the release of OneNote's latest version which includes a major leap forward for iOS and Mac users. ... Read more
How to start Firefox with the New Tab page instead of the regular Startup Page
by Pete Daniel on 31 July 2014 · 2051 views
When opening up a new tab within Firefox web browser, the browser checks its settings to see what to do. It can open a blank page, display the Firefox home page, show a grid of site previews or automatically navigate to a web site of your choosing. ... Read more
Facebook Messenger Goes Independent of the FB app
by Pete Daniel on 31 July 2014 · 1195 views
In a corporate move that has gone public with recent messages in the main Facebook app warning users, loyal Facebook users are being asked to download the Facebook Messenger app to continue chatting with their Facebook friends. ... Read more
Cannot Buy Google Glass Where You Are? Try This Alternative
by Pete Daniel on 31 July 2014 · 1389 views
Google Glass is available in the United States but for everyone else, it's not so easy to get hold of. There are also beginning to be laws and policies cropping up to ban the tech device making it less usable than perhaps it was originally intended. ... Read more
NPR App & NPR News Updated With Fresh Look & New Features
by Pete Daniel on 31 July 2014 · 758 views
For Americans both home and abroad, National Public Radio has the kind of sterling reputation that the BBC World News enjoys abroad. For Android and Apple handset owners, the NPR One app is ideal to keep up to date the latest NPR programming. ... Read more
Android Wear App Count Is Catching Up Fast With Year Old Google Glass Apps List
by Pete Daniel on 31 July 2014 · 1024 views
Google gave its Google Glass device a lot of fanfare when it was first revealed over a year ago. Long in the beta phase, the list of apps has slowly been growing yet remains unimpressive despite some coaching and prodding by the search behemoth. ... Read more
New Breakthrough In Battery Tech Offers Prospect of 3-4 Times Battery Capacity
by Pete Daniel on 31 July 2014 · 867 views
Mobile devices have always been hampered by one thing: battery life. A new breed of rechargeable batteries could hit the market in the future that will deliver 3-4 times the efficiency than before. Lab results confirm 99% efficiency in tests. ... Read more
ProcessOn Review - A Web App for Creating Diagrams - Free Alternative to Microsoft Visio
by Chris Thomas on 31 July 2014 · 1708 views
ProcessOn provides an online interface in which to create, edit, and share detailed diagrams and flow charts that significantly improve workflow and productivity. ... Read more
Unlocking Mobile Phones Will No Longer Be A Crime in the U.S.
by Dan Vlasic on 30 July 2014 · 828 views
The name is the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act, and it has been passed by the House of Representatives last week. If everything is fine at the next stage, Americans may gain more flexibility in unlocking their smartphones. ... Read more
KMPlayer Connect Lets You Stream Media Content Directly from a PC to a Mobile Device
by Chris Thomas on 28 July 2014 · 5288 views
KMPlayer Connect is the fastest and easiest way to play your PC's media on a mobile device. ... Read more
FLIR Sytems Introduces the FLIR One - A Case that Turns Your iPhone Into a Thermal Imaging Device That Can See Through Walls
by Chris Thomas on 28 July 2014 · 1131 views
FLIR Sytems, a company specializing in thermal imaging, has released a special iPhone case that turns your smartphone into an infrared imaging device that can see through walls. ... Read more
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