In 1953, engineers in IBM’s California-based laboratory invented the very first hard drive. Since that first disk drive, technological advances have been made at an astonishing rate, with data capacity increasing and size and price decreasing exponentially, year on year. 60 years on, the hard drives of today are unrecognizable from the first models, which took up an entire room. Hard drives today are measured in terms of gigabytes and terabytes, rather than megabytes-an amount of data that would have been almost unimaginable in the early history of computers. Here we take a look back at the evolution of the hard drive as it grew from 5MB to 4TB.
If you didn’t know Google tracks everything that we do. If you have a Google account then they are tracking all of the websites you go to, what you search and much more. Because of this they can serve us ads that cater to our interests. I’m sure you’ve seen those in your search results or even in Gmail. So how much does Google really know about you? This Infographic will get you the details.
If you own a business, then there is a chance that you will be looking for a way in which you can share your files so that people can work remotely. This type of working is becoming more and more popular in the modern world, with companies realizing that they don’t really have any need to pay to run an office when their employees could do exactly the same work from the comfort of their own home. This would save money for the company, and would also mean that the employee could cut down on the amount of time that they spent travelling to and from the office, as well as removing travel expenses. Here, we will explore more about just some of the benefits of Google Apps.
From traditional browsing to apps, a lot has changed on the mobile web in recent years. People have become less dependent upon their mobile phone’s native browser, though they still tend to use it for quick web access. Apps have become a leader in accessibility because of their small-screen compatibility, and many other changes have become evident, too. People now have the ability to access their favorite websites via apps and it has never been easier to update social profiles. Find out how this could affect usage of smartphones and other mobile devices in the years to come. This infographic will reveal whether apps or browsers get results faster on mobile phones, much more.
The solution to a memorable weekend is DrinkyPal, a free iPhone app designed to keep you safe. By pinpointing your exact location, the DrinkyPal iPhone app (courtesy of Clique Vodka) will pull a list of the nearest taxi’s and hotels to ensure safe alternatives other than driving. DrinkyPal has even partnered with Expedia.com to allow the ability to book the room right from the app! The average cost of a DUI or DWI can be anywhere from $7,000-$10,000! A hotel and taxi will cost way less than that!
If Apple follows their typical release schedule, the new iPhone will be available sometime this summer, and the rumors are already flying about what that’s going to contain. With rival phones from Android stepping up their game, will Apple feel the pressure to do something completely new and spectacular? Maybe it’ll be like the 4S, which made small improvements to the iPhone 4 but didn’t break out of the mold too much. Nobody really knows, as Apple hasn’t provided us with any official information yet, but there are some of the speculated changes.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 is one of the hottest gadgets today. This article will discuss the top features of this phone to help you determine what features you like in order to make a choice of the best device in the market. The Samsung S4 is definitely one of the biggest smartphone releases this year. It is very popular and there is no doubt about it since it is packed with tons of wonderful features putting it on the list of the best smartphones up to date. This phone is worth having since it is the product of great innovation only from the giant phone manufacturer Samsung.
There’s no single provider that can match Skype’s service feature for feature. Still, it’s possible to find companies that excel at offering great VoIP or video calling as individual services. For both benefits plus tons of extras stick with Skype, but if you’re ready to bail because you’re worried about the implications of Microsoft buying Skype you can check out the alternatives listed below.
Productivity hasn’t been regarded as one of the positive aspects of the web browser. Instead it has been viewed as a sieve of never ending distractions. I don’t agree with this viewpoint, however. Although there are several websites on the internet that distract the mind, it is also true that the web is full of productivity enhancing tools. Many of these are available only on the internet. To-do lists and task managers are considered the best among these tools. Checking things off a list as the jobs are performed is a great productivity enhancer. Google Chrome, the net browser is full of things like extensions and task management apps that are great at getting things done. Let us take a look at some of the best extensions out there.
It’s good news all round for the many tablet fans of the world. While Microsoft works on a smaller 7-inch surface tablet, there are other tablets looking to complete in this exciting market. 2013 is going to be a big year for tablets and we have already seen some great tablets released. Read on as we go over some of the up and coming tablets of 2013.