According to surveys done by research firms in 2014, 90 % of Americans own a cell phone, 85 % say it’s a central part of their daily lives and 50 % use it to download apps. Apps are so useful that they have made themselves a “can’t do without” software for communication, information seeking and a host of other services. The downside is, with apps being made at a dizzying pace, we have suffered from app overload leading to confusion over what to install and uninstall.
The year just passed was both interesting and surprising. The iPhone 6 took the world by storm and privacy issues continued to hound Facebook and Google. Samsung had its first diminishing profit after three years and Bill Gates is still the richest man in the world.
Read on to learn how these five popular tech companies fared in 2014. Read more
The recent talk of the business world is Apple’s record-breaking sales and profit for its latest quarter, which ended December 27, 2014. That’s an $18.04 billion profit topping the previous record of $16 billion held by Gazprom in the first quarter of 2011. Read more
Every hour of every day, spam emails are making their way to our inboxes. While email clients and special spam filters are definitely getting smarter, so too are the spammers. This infographic is a fascinating look at where in the world these spammers are:
Interestingly, China and South Korea, the top two sources of spam, have been in the news lately for various bitter disputes such as the issue of Japanese and Korean comfort women, as well as island territories in the region.
The infographic also includes a list of some of the top methods spammers employ to get you to open their emails.
Any blog, in order to be fully functional, needs to use plugins. These tools make a site more interactive and appealing compared to a passive one.
Regardless of the blogging platform you use, there are plenty to choose from these days and many can be used for free. You just need to do a little research and get to know them so you can select the ones that will suit your needs.
WordPress is considered the most popular blogging platform. Launched in 2003, it has evolved from being a blogging platform into a content management software for non-blogging websites. Many companies today are utilizing it for their main websites. Read more