Archive for category: Technology

Tablet E-Commerce: Portrait of a Tablet User

Technology

Is your e-commerce website prepared for the future? Tablet users are becoming more prevalent in today’s online purchases. More money is spent purchasing goods by tablet users than by those on computers and smartphones. By making your website mobile friendly, you could increase the conversion rate of sales to those who are seemingly eager to […]

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The Australian Social Mobile and Email Revolution

Technology

If it seems like every other Aussie you know is surfing the web, you would be correct. In fact, 94 percent of Australians are regular internet users. A study done by Exact Target found some interesting facts about Australians and there love affair with the World Wide Web, which the infographic below illustrates. Always the […]

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The Prometheus Device

Comics, Technology

I’ve done more than my fair share of posts on comic book characters on this site, but Everett Bradford has taken it one step further. Inspired by the X-Men character of Pyro, he’s created what he calls the Prometheus Device. For those of us that may or may not have played with fire in our […]

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Best Fictional Weapons

Cartoons, Comics, Film, Technology, Video Games

First of all, a quick disclaimer: I am not glamorizing nor glorifying weapons, violence, or related topics. Ok, now that that’s out of the way…we’ve all watched some action movie, TV show, or played a video game and thought that the hero (or villain) had a badass weapon. But what are the best of these […]

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Program For Performance: The Car That Could Learn to Drive on It’s Own

Technology

Imagine our highways flowing efficiently, the lanes filled with intelligent driverless vehicles using computers and satellites to eliminate gridlock and reduce fuel consumption.  Thanks to an emphasis on science and engineering, as well as expanding the scope of engineering programs to include things like non traditional things like online graduate degree courses and supplementary K-12 […]

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E-Reader Showdown: Amazon Kindle 3 vs Apple iPad

Books, Humor, Technology

Ever since both the iPad and the new Kindle 3 were announced, critics have been comparing the two of them.  Now far be it from me to disagree with their assessments, but I figured it would be a real shame to not put in my own two-cents worth on the two devices.  So, let’s take […]

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6 Great Gadgets That Have Transformed the World

featured, Technology

The world is full of some great inventions that have transformed the world. The computer, the smart phone, the radio. But there are lots of little gadgets and products on the market that have really changed things, and we aren’t really aware of it. Below are 6 of our favorites. 1. Duct Tape Duct tape […]

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Controversial Video Games

Artwork, Technology, Video Games

The debate about whether or not video games are art is in many ways the crux of the debate about controversial games.  A video game depicting Nazis is decried, while a film about the same topic receives Oscar buzz.  Every year games come out (or don’t as the case may be) that raise the ire […]

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7 Essential Android Apps for College Students

Technology

Getting work done as a college student can be pressing without the proper tools. How many times have you gotten to class and forgot that you left an assignment back in your dorm? Note taking can be an important aspect of college life as well, but handwritten notes can be hard to decipher after the […]

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Apple Laptop Art

Cartoons, Humor, Pictures, Technology

So I’d be lying if I said I’m an Apple user.  That being said, It was fun to find some of these skins, etchings, and other designs that Apple owners have found for decorating their Apple products while still displaying the Apple logo that lets others know that they’re hip. I’m pretty sure Apple frowns […]

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