Alternatives to Microsoft Surface Pro

The new Microsoft Surface Pro, running Windows 8 and with an optional Type Cover keyboard, is turning out to be an interesting option for users examining the tablet vs laptops battle. The Surface Pro straddles the space between the two segments effectively, creating another possible configuration for users interested in both a more traditional laptop […]

Self Control and the Internet

We have become putty in the palm of the Internet’s big, shiny hands! As more of us are required to use computers daily for work, the Internet increasingly plays host to a multitude of distractions that entice us away from our duties with each simple click. Even if we try to work offline, the Internet […]

Why you Should Think Twice Before Throwing Away Working Technology

If you’re thinking of upgrading your smartphone, computer, or other shiny digital gadget in the near future, stop yourself for a moment. Although casting it into the void may seem to make perfect sense to you – because it’s slowing down or incapable of running your latest software – be advised that it’s still more […]

Three Dual-SIM Smartphones for International Travelers

International travelers may be spoilt for choice when it comes to smartphones with one SIM card, but the selection of dual-SIM smartphones – particularly useful for business travelers – is surprisingly limited. Nevertheless, here is a rundown of the offerings from three major manufacturers: their different price points, form factors, and operating systems. Whether you’re […]

How laptops, smartphones, and tablets can help children with special needs

Gadgets such as smartphones, laptops, and tablets can be incredibly useful and stimulating for children with special needs. Some research has indicated that effective use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) can support children with special needs in mainstream schools. In Kumar and Sangeeta’s (2013) study of 400 students with special needs in India, students […]

Clever Ways Musicians Are Using Social Media for Promotion

Social media is proving to be an invaluable resource for musicians and bands looking for new ways to connect to their audiences. The music business, of course, has been in a state of turmoil since disruptions from peer-to-peer file-sharing networks like Napster appeared on the scene more than a decade ago, ending the good times that […]

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