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Great Apps

What makes a good app? In short, it’s all about value. Apps like the Urban Spoon are worthwhile because they offer excellent service in a market that has high demand, while apps like Angry Birds are successful because they are user-friendly and just really fun.

How Far DOS Has Come

Do you remember DOS, with its simple black screen with the patiently blinking cursor? Its full name is Disk Operating System and last week marked its 30th birthday. To celebrate, I thought we should consider the changes it has undergone in the past three decades.

Three gadgets to help you beat the heat

Staying cool in the summer is sometimes more difficult than it sounds. We all have our own means of beating the heat, be it swimming, eating ice cream, or lounging in a good old-fashioned air-conditioned room. However, there will always be more unique strategies to stay cool, thanks to gadget technology.

The Influence of Space Technology in Our Everyday Lives

Last week we watched as the space shuttle Atlantis took its last trip into space. This marks the end of the space shuttle program but if you look around your home or office you can observe evidence of the impact the program has had on our lives. Thousands of technologies developed for the space shuttle program have been commercialized and implemented in a assortment of ways to improve our daily lives.

The Ins and Outs of Virtual Teams

As technology grows, the definition of team is changing. These days it is normal to see people from different time zones and different countries collaborating as a team. Increasingly more companies are implementing the organizational strategy of virtual teams, also known as geographically dispersed teams (GDT). You have probably heard the term but are not sure if it fits your business model.

QR Codes and How to Use Them

Have you noticed those strange black, square-shaped symbols popping up all over the place lately? They’re called QR codes, and they’re a very advanced version of the common grocery store barcode. Originally created in Japan to help keep track of car parts, the QR code is quickly becoming a globally acknowledged interactive marketing device.

QR Codes and How to Use Them

Have you noticed those strange black, square-shaped symbols popping up all over the place lately? They’re called QR codes, and they’re a very advanced version of the common grocery store barcode. Originally created in Japan to help keep track of car parts, the QR code is quickly becoming a globally acknowledged interactive marketing device.

The Connected Age

Technology has advanced to a place that allows for constant connectivity. Getting a hold of someone is as easy (and as impersonal) as sending a simple text message.   No matter where we go, as long as we have a smartphone in our pocket, we are within reach.