Archive for tag: technology

5 Great New Dental Technologies

June 20, 2013 5:03 pm Technology

Dentistry sure has come a long way since the earliest record of tooth decay, described by the Sumerians as “tooth worms” sometime between 4500 and 2900 BCE. The Etruscans were the first known dentists in the world. As far back as 700 BCE, they were carving false teeth from various mammalian teeth and producing partial […]

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Tablet E-Commerce: Portrait of a Tablet User

July 11, 2012 11:21 am 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

July 7, 2012 5:21 am 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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Program For Performance: The Car That Could Learn to Drive on It’s Own

May 3, 2012 8:00 am 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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7 Essential Android Apps for College Students

November 1, 2011 2:56 pm 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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5 Ways to Help Save Your Laptop Battery [Infographic]

September 23, 2011 9:26 am Technology

There are many ways to prolong the amount of life in laptop batteries. However, there also is a lot of conflicting information on this topic. Some will advise you to allow the battery to completely lose its charge before plugging it in, while others will argue that practice is harmful to the battery’s life. The […]

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The Difference Between Geeks And Nerds [Infographic]

September 16, 2011 8:25 pm Humor

They have whole different thoughts about Star Trek. When determining which emerging technologies will persist long into the future, Geeks will argue that Star Wars invented the idea of cloud computing with the Jedi Temple Archives – a centralized network of information accessible through a particular model of Data Pad. [VIA] Business Insider

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How Educational Tools Have Evolved Over The Years – Infographic

July 23, 2011 3:40 am Technology

When was the last time you put your hands on a tape recorder? How about a slide projector or an overhead projector? Unless you’re stuck in some type of time warp, it’s probably been a while. In this age of technology, which allows us to do just about everything on our smartphones or online — […]

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Energy of Sci-Fi

July 13, 2011 12:17 am Bizarre, featured

Conservationists across the globe are scrutinizing the daily energy use of developed countries more closely than ever before. The rising cost of electricity and mounting proof that global warming is more than just a political campaign platform are two driving factors in the scrutiny. Some light has been shed on this issue already, which is […]

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E-Reader Showdown: Amazon Kindle 3 vs Apple iPad

September 9, 2010 3:27 pm 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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