Archive for March, 2013

Using Facebook to create a social buzz about your event!


When organising a business event, meticulous planning is required, so as to ensure a positive return on investment and the generation of future sales leads. Therefore the promotional element is a critical part of the process and should be considered from the initial planning stages through to completion.

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The Best Gadgets for Your SUV


Sports Utility Vehicles – better known as SUVs – have fast become one of the most popular vehicles available on the market. Like the perfect hybrid between a pickup truck and a minivan; they are capable of switching from on to off road driving in the blink of an eye while carrying a decent number of happy passengers. Tough on the outside and spacious on the inside; the benefits of an SUV need not end there however. With a plethora of gadgets now widely available to consumers, kitting out the likes of a new Holden Captiva 5 to become an all-singing, all-dancing techno-fest is now pretty easy to achieve. Here are some of the best and most popular types of gadget on the market:

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What to Look For In a New Television

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The market for televisions is always expanding, with cutting edge technology constantly becoming both more desirable and more affordable. With so much to choose from, though, it can often be tough understanding what to look for in a new product. Here, we take a look at some important features to look out for when buying a new LCD TV.

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Why it’s a good thing that Online Games are Taking over the World


Whether you like them or not, online games have well and truly taken over the world. We’ve seen a massive influx of online games in recent years and all types of gamers can find the right one for them – whether it’s an online first person shooter like Call of Duty and Battlefield, online role-playing games like World of Warcraft and Star Wars The Old Republic or car racing games like Grand Turismo or Auto Club Revolution, (visit site here). I want to argue why it’s a good thing – or at least a better thing than the traditional offline computer games.

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Online Piracy ISPs order to block certain file sharing sites


The UK authorities are beginning to take action on those people who share files illegally online, with some of the country’s biggest broadband providers receiving the order to block users from accessing several big file sharing sites.

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When should you upgrade your mobile phone?


There are several reasons to upgrade your phone; maybe your hardware is no longer good enough for the updated software, or perhaps you’re no longer getting everything you wanted out of the handset. However, it’s not always the right choice, and there are times when it’s better to wait for the right moment – but how do you know when that is?

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The Pros and Cons of Attacking Your Own Network with Penetration Testing

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Penetration testing is a highly effective method of testing out the strength of your own system’s digital security defenses against attacks by hackers and other intruders. If you have important data to protect on servers or an internal network of some kind, the only way to really know how well they perform under attack is by simulating that exact situation under controlled circumstances instead of waiting for a real intrusion to occur and hoping that you’ve been prepared enough.

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What to do if your computer breaks down


It’s surprising how much damage a computer can do to your working day if it breaks down. You might think the extent of the damage is the loss of the file you’re working on; it’s frustrating but you eventually get it fixed and get on with the task at hand; but the loss of time actually has a value attributed to it too, and every hour you and your computer are out of action is an hour that your services can’t be charged out, and potentially a job that’s not getting completed on time.

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Some of the best new technology seen at CES 2013


The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas gave the world’s technology giants the platform to give us a first look at the newest gadgets set to enter the market in the next few years. After a strong finish to 2012 which saw them overtake Apple to become the dominant force in the smartphone market, Samsung unveiled some pretty exciting new technology during a keynote speech that also featured a contribution by former American president Bill Clinton. I’ve had a look at one of the most anticipated pieces of new technology the Korean manufacturers brought to the CES table.

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Smartphone disasters [Infographic]

This is an interesting little infographic I found developed by phones4u it takes a closer look at home the UK public damage and break their phones. Some of the data they have found is definitely pretty out there with the strange statistic that people with tattoos 37% more likely to damage their phones. This is another incredible one 75% of people would reach in the toilet bowel to try and save there sinking and probably somewhat stinking phone. Take a look yourself at some of the bizarre and interesting facts and figures associated with mobile phones and how we lose or damage them.

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