As we move into the Information Age each of us becomes a part of this new high-tech utopia. We master different areas of computing in order to succeed at our job, but to climb that ladder to success we need to make sure our computer is operating without any hiccups.
Yesteryear's smartphones never die A global consumer survey found that 44 percent of the world's phones are lying unused in drawers and boxes, just trapped, collecting dust, subsequently to be succeeded simply by something more shiny and spectacular.
For most people, when we imagine 'GodMode' we think of playing a video game. As the name suggests, the player's character becomes immortal or akin to a 'god' in the game world, who is invulnerable to most sources of damage.
For the young couple, the long-term couple or newlyweds, showing that special someone how much you love them can sometimes be overwhelming to get creative if you've been together for a long time, or intimidating if it's early in the courtship. Nevertheless, not recognizing significant occasions such as anniversaries, birthdays or Valentine's Day can put you in the doghouse or 'dig your relationship into an early grave'.
Lunar New Year is almost upon us and there is no better way to celebrate it on "The Land of the Morning Calm" than by treating yourself to a brand new iPhone 4. However, before you run off to the nearest electronic store, reports of user experience have been stained by a number of unexpected inadequacies. From the notorious reception (Death Grip) to yellow spots, early adopters have encountered more than their fair share of issues. Here are some problems with the new iPhone 4, and how to fix them if they spring up.
On any given day in 2010, the average corporate user sends and receives roughly 110 messages, according to the latest e-mail Statistics Report compiled by The Radicati Group Inc. Of that total, 74 are received messages and 36 are sent. Of those 74 messages received, 13 were reported to be spam. The number of e-mails will only continue to increase through 2014, hitting 119 daily messages sent and received.
On the way to the office one morning, one of your company's employees sees a USB thumb drive digital media storage device laying on the ground near the front door of your company's office building. He picks it up and takes it to his office. He boots up his company computer and inserts the drive into a USB port, so that he can see what is on it. He thinks “Maybe that way I can figure out who it belongs to and return it to its rightful owner.”
Ethics issues of a different type have begun to spring up for science and technology due to a combination of factors. There are credibility issues that may hatch trust issues resultant from intentional and unintentional expected [in a democracy at least] questioning of findings in environmental studies and science becoming reality as scientists in various fields from varying epistemological backgrounds grapple with timeframes, conceptualisations and facts. But as consumers and scientists come to understand the capacity of science and technology to innovate and that this capacity is increa
Academic Joseph Schumpeter distinguished between 'invention, the making real of an idea and innovation, successful application of an idea.' Schumpeter also identified that the ultimate 'goal of innovation is positive change,' in business terms this refers to reducing costs, alignment with regulations and increasing productivity. Essentially, every 'have to' and the better place to be, every 'want to' could be approached innovatively.
When we imagine recycling, most of us think of separating paper, bottles and cans and leaving them next to the garbage for the pick-up. But there is another kind of waste that is growing on the horizon and just as significant to the environment - e-waste. Why can't we just leave our old laptops, TVs and cell phones on the corner of the street? It will go out will the daily trash, right? No, because some sanitation workers do not deal with recycling electronics.
Spring is upon us, the weather in "The Land of the Morning Calm' is progressively getting warmer and a relaxing holiday might be a good way to shack-off the winter blues. However, there is a problem? The problem is watching reruns of your favourite TV shows, playing Hearts and watching movies can only keep you entertained for a little while.
We all have heard of the success stories of making money online. For example, fifteen billion dollars: that is the value Microsoft recently put on Facebook when the computer giant invested US$240 million for a 1.6 percent stake in Mark Zuckerberg's online networking site. This leaves the question there should not be any reason why you cannot gain benefits from using online media too. Maybe, you are unemployed, and looking to make some extra cash.
Korea IT Time's clients have been sending their products or asking us where to buy the products that we post. Since this is uncharted territory, we have decided to create our own ‘Trade Market' page. As you may see already, the Korea IT Times has a new area on the main page (www.koreaittimes.com) called Trade Market.
If you have been following these How To articles over the past year, you might have noticed an online bent. That is because this author has the most experience with web development. This month's topic is going to be how to start up your own web development company.
For those of you who have been following this how to column for a while, it has tried to explain in simple terms how to do mostly web site-related tasks. From setting up a simple web site, to installing a magazine site, to a blog, this column has covered it all.
This How To section of articles have most often dealt with web site-related activities. This is simply because the author does not know how to do anything else. However, when it comes to multilingual web sites, he knows what he's talking about.
If you have a web site, you may be getting more and more traffic. When you reach a certain threshold, you earn the attention of not only legitimate users, but other web site operators who want to work together with you to help you both gain more visitors.
There are new government ministries in South Korea and the United States which are specifically designed to help protect government and important web sites against distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks now. Millions of dollars and hundreds of man-hours are being spent to protect large companies from a future DDoS attack without loss of connection. But for the average small business or individual, this is not much help. What can you do specifically to protect against a DDoS attack?
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