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10 Most Important Things to Know About Green Web Hosting

10 Most Important Things to Know About Green Web Hosting

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The processing of data takes enormous amounts of energy, and web hosts are required to use energy-consuming servers and network equipment day and night, year-round. This is an unavoidable aspect of living in a technologically advanced society. Some hosts however, are attempting to mitigate the loss of energy, carbon emissions, and impact that all of this technology has on our planet. These hosts are known as eco-friendly hosts, or green web hosts. … Read entire article »

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Mobile police technology in Toronto may reduce paperwork for cops

Mobile police technology in Toronto may reduce paperwork for cops

A newly proposed plan would give officers the chance to use technology to keep them away from deskwork. The Toronto Police Service in Canada is looking at using mobile police technology to digitally complete paperwork so they can stay on the beat. This has the potential to greatly reduce the amount of time an officer would need to spend at a desk, keeping him or her out in the community where a bigger difference can be … Read entire article »

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Your Amazon Alexa may soon make phone calls

Your Amazon Alexa may soon make phone calls

An upcoming version of the device may also be able to work as an intercom, say certain reports. According to a number of sources, a future version of Amazon Alexa will be unveiled which makes it possible to make phone calls initiated via voice command. The system would also make it possible for people to talk to each other through an intercom feature. The sources, which have been cited in several reports, have said that the company has … Read entire article »

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Next iPhone camera may give you duck lips in 3D

Next iPhone camera may give you duck lips in 3D

Rumor has it that the next Apple smartphone camera will allow for three dimensional selfies. The next iPhone camera could come with a unique 3D sensor in its front-facing camera. This, according to Ming-Chi Kuo, a top Apple analyst from KGI Securities. The analyst has been notably accurate about iPhone technology predictions in the past. This would require a significant overhaul to the current front-facing camera which has more traditional features. The new iPhone camera would also be … Read entire article »

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Smartphone addiction forces Dutch town to add traffic lights to sidewalks

Smartphone addiction forces Dutch town to add traffic lights to sidewalks

A town called Bodegraven in the Netherlands has been adding the lights to pedestrian crossings. The problem with smartphone addiction has become great enough that a Dutch town has added traffic lights in the pavement at pedestrian crossings. The goal is to help to stop people from walking out into active lanes of traffic when they fail to look up from their mobile devices. The people of the town have been cautioned about looking where they are … Read entire article »

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eSight Smart glasses bring sight to the visually impaired

eSight Smart glasses bring sight to the visually impaired

People who are legally blind have the chance for an instant and significant vision improvement through these wearables. eSight, a Toronto, Canada-based wearable technology company, has developed a pair of smart glasses to help people with low vision. The eSight 3 device is meant to assist people who are legally blind to experience 20/20 visin correction. The glasses capture the image of the wearer’s surroundings in real-time and display it in a way the wearer can see. The … Read entire article »

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BlackBerry patent lawsuit filed against Nokia

BlackBerry patent lawsuit filed against Nokia

The struggling Canadian is working to claw its way back to relevance in part by increasing its software revenues. A recently filed BlackBerry patent lawsuit is aimed directly at Nokia Corp, accusing the latter company of infringing on the former company’s property. This is the latest step in BlackBerry’s ongoing efforts to boost its royalty collections on its patents and earn more revenue through new software deals. Clearly, the company’s goals include legal actions to try to … Read entire article »

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What’s behind Warren Buffett’s wearable technology investment?

What’s behind Warren Buffett’s wearable technology investment?

The Berkshire Hathaway CEO broadened his portfolio to include tech, an area where he’s typically cautious. Third richest man on the planet, Warren Buffet has now added wearable technology investment to his portfolio. This is a man known for investing skillfully, for being exceptionally strategic with his investing and careful with his money when it comes to tech. Many people are seeing the new investment into wearables as an important sign that they’re going somewhere. The reason is … Read entire article »

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Pokémon Go Valentine’s Day event is luring players with romance

Pokémon Go Valentine’s Day event is luring players with romance

Players will see a dramatic increase in the duration of the lures as they’ll last up to six hours. A Pokémon Go Valentine’s event is under way and it will keep running until February 15. In the theme of love and romance, it will be allowing lures to last for up to six hours instead of the typical half hour limit. The Pokémon Go app still has a large number of dedicated players and the event might … Read entire article »

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Older Android versions are continuing to die away

Older Android versions are continuing to die away

The latest stats have shown that Froyo finally kicked the bucket in January, so that Gingerbread is now the oldest. Gingerbread is now the oldest among the Android versions still active. This change occurred in January 2017 when Froyo breathed its last breath, according to official Google statistics. The latest Google stats pretty much confirmed what many had been predicted, with a few little surprises. The latest data released about the various Android versions didn’t shock too many … Read entire article »

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New wearable technology acts like a “smart” mood ring

New wearable technology acts like a “smart” mood ring

The latest smart wearables tech can determine the tone of a conversation and the speaker’s mood. There are now new wearable technology devices such as smartwatches that can do what mood rings never could. Instead of “sensing” your mood through the temperature of your finger, these devices use several sensors to determine the mood of a conversation. The wearable tech can use vitals and speech patterns to predict the tone of an ongoing conversation. In this way, the … Read entire article »

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