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Use of Color and its Importance While Designing Websites

Use of Color and its Importance While Designing Websites

Often a major question that is faced by the designers while designing a website regarding the choice of a particular color that will suit the identity of the brand and also will be in accordance with the arena that it belongs to. Choice of a wrong color for a website might prove to be disastrous as often the same has a negative impact on the psyche of the readers. It is imperative to say that color communicates more than the vernal words that you speak. Read More »

Design

How Can Web Conferencing Be Used in the Classrooms?

How Can Web Conferencing Be Used in the Classrooms?

It is reported that around 80% of the people associated with the education sector believe that web conferencing has significantly helped schools globally in achieving their goals of academics, according to Online Teaching and Learning Resource Guide. This sudden rise has proven how efficient and effective this tool and method is in the education sector. Web conferencing is an interactive method of implementation especially in the online classrooms. It has several benefits to offer to the students. Read More »

Video Streaming

Why Common Sense is Vital to Computer Security

Why Common Sense is Vital to Computer Security

I read an article about the how Justice Department in Canada launched a mock scam as a security exercise to determine how the employees react to a phishing e-mail. Much like a real phishing e-mail, the mock e-mail was made to look like an official government or financial institution e-mail, with a link to a fake website made to look like a real site. Read More »

Online Safety

The 3 Main Types of Web Hosting

The 3 Main Types of Webhosting

When looking to start hosting a website, there are various different options to choose from. This article is going to list a short description of the two main types that should both be taken into consideration when starting up a website. Depending on what you are planning to do with your site should determine which kind of hosting you should choose. Below we have listed some of the main types of web hosting to consider before you start up your new website. Read More »

Hosting

How We Used the Internet Before YouTube [Infographic]

How We Used the Internet Before YouTube

There can be little doubt about the popularity of YouTube. Just about everybody has visited YouTube at least once or twice, and some of us pay daily (hourly?) visits to watch our favorite videos or surf for new videos. What did we do with our online time before we had YouTube, though? The infographic below, created by our friends at YouTube Downloader, lays out some of the milestones along the way to that grand time waster, YouTube. Read More »

Video Streaming

Interesting Gadget: Window Solar Battery Charger for Mobile Devices

Interesting Gadget: Window Solar Battery Charger for Mobile Devices

The mobile device market has exploded since the introduction of the iPhone. Music players, smartphones and tablets can be found everywhere, and it would be hard to walk down the street and not see someone using a mobile device. Of course, one issue with mobile devices is battery life. Whenever a new smartphone or tablet is introduced into the market the discussion can quickly turn to the battery life of the new device. Read More »

Green

The FLAC File: Replacement for MP3 Files?

The FLAC File: Replacement for MP3 Files?

FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) files aren’t as popular for playing audio as MP3 files, but FLAC files do offer better audio quality than MP3 files. When audio was first being downloaded from the Internet back in the 1990s, MP3 files were chosen because they offered good quality, but more important, small file sizes. Back when people were connecting to the Internet through dial-up modems, smaller file sizes were preferred. I remember waiting 15 minutes while a 3 MB MP3 file downloaded. Read More »

Software

Why Protecting Your Computer Should Involve More than Antivirus

Why Protecting Your Computer Should Involve More than Antivirus

Since the days of DOS, we have been told to install an antivirus program on our computers to keep our computers protected from viruses and other malicious software. Over the years, though, malware developers have become more advanced in their development of malware to the point where many antivirus programs are constantly playing catch up, or have failed to find malware installed on a computer. Read More »

Operating Systems
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