Who Invented the Internet – What Is the Future?

Before the Internet was actually the Internet, it was called ARPAnet. ARPA-Who? Yes, it’s a funny sounding name for sure. Especially considering what the Internet is today, literally encompassing every aspect of our lives. ARPAnet is an acronym for Advanced Research Projects Agency Network. In the late 1960s, The Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Department of Defense set out on a mission. They were trying to find a way to simplify communication and share data, but not using the old telephone method of ‘circuit switching’ to transfer voice and data communications. That method was only able to send from one to another in a linear fashion – from end to end.

The ARPAnet once set up, as rudimentary as it was in the beginning (late 70’s, early 80’s) used packet switching which enabled the sending and receiving of communication and data to multiple locations. Thus, TCP/IP communication protocols were … Read more

HTC Touch HD Contract – Touch, Feels and Save Money

The latest Htc touch HD contract smartphone is surely an exciting 3G mobile phone with high-tech features. It is no longer bigger than the Apple iPhone and it has got remarkable features that can outclass other high-end devices in terms of its functionalities. Now, it has been launched in the UK on contract mobile phone deals. This device is directly followed from the revolutionary diamond edition.

In fact, this innovative Htc touch HD contract phone sets as a best model in terms of jumbo screen size and quality as it comes with a large 3.8-inch WVGA Touchscreen that could boast as being the most sophisticated device in the market. Most significantly, browsing is also taken to be a new level with its high screen resolution of 480×800 pixels of widescreen that can hold most of web pages without having to scale them down. And, it allows its users to access … Read more

Factory Floor Innovation For Today’s Lean, Mean Success Machines

Open innovation – it’s the business strategy buzzword of the decade according to a recent “Management Issues” article titled “Business strategy: the lessons of the ‘big ideas’.” And, “Enlightened companies are actively seeking innovatory ideas wherever they can be found.” Nowhere is that more true than on the factory floor, where innovative shop management software is enabling better scheduling, work in process tracking, data collection and time and attendance labor management, just to name a few benefits.

This trend toward innovation got its start in 1986, when Motorola implemented a strategy called Six Sigma. A business management strategy, Six Sigma sought to “improve the quality of process outputs by identifying and removing the causes of defects (errors) and variation in manufacturing and business processes,” according to Wikipedia. Unfortunately, Six Sigma’s innovators soon fell victim to the times, which called for new innovation. It was a case of either transform or … Read more

5 Ways to Harness App Development For Your Business

According to worldwide research conducted by Accenture Mobility in 2015, the majority of top executives in all the key industries found apps to be critical to their business-especially in light of the digital eco-sphere that many corporations are building around customer experience and engagement.

Of course, today, app technology is commonly baked into the entire customer experience from significant product innovators like Tesla to everyday service providers such as utility companies. For many of us, app tech has been part of our daily lives going past ten years now. Most importantly, apps are often the way many customers prefer to engage today.

The Cost of App Development

Because it is so widespread, it is typical to make the mistake of thinking app technology is easy-which is pure fantasy-at least for enterprise applications that are making a difference in customer experience and engagement.

For example, the real cost of an app … Read more

Safety Precautions While Installing New Hard Drives

Installing a new hard drive can be a pretty easy thing to do but many people shy away from this task because they are not comfortable being up close to the electronic boards inside a computer case. There are many things that can go wrong if you are not careful so it is recommended that you have a computer professional do this for you if there is any doubt. If this is not an option for you and you want to give it a try, there are a few basic rules you should follow to protect yourself and the computer you are working on. There is always a chance of shock so make sure you are very careful when attempting any work on computers.

It is recommended that you buy a grounding wrist bracelet when working on sensitive equipment like a computer. This bracelet is placed on your wrist and … Read more