25th January
2015
The worldwide Global Positioning System (GPS) network was designed by the US Department of Defense, as a way to track one's exact location anywhere in the world. The GPS network consists of 24 navigation satellites, which orbit the planet at a height of approximately 12,000 miles. These satellites each orbit the earth twice every 24 hours, and they are set up in such a way that they can send signals to any location on the planet, whether it be land or sea, and no matter how remote. The 24 GPS ...
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Technology
24th January
2015
For a long time now Microsoft's Internet Explorer has ruled as 'King of Internet browsers'. Like many of Microsoft's products an initially brutal marketing campaign pushed Internet Explorer into the mainstream's consciousness and from then on it was the logical, default choice. It's free with the operating system, works well, loads any page and is easy to use. Other web browsers soon faded into obscurity and sometimes even died in the shadow of the new king of the pack. Netscape Navigator, ...
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Computers
23rd January
2015
Ads, Spyware and Popups: the Internet is an aggressively commercial place. Internet marketing is hugely profitable; owners of frequently visited websites can make a reasonable living just off a few banner ads placed on their site. Software was quickly developed that would attempt to block these ads from loading and being displayed leaving the Internet free from irritants so the user could just view the information that they were after. Not surprisingly the Internet fought back with ads becoming ...
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Computers
22nd January
2015
Since the launch of Apple's iPad in April, it has had no real competition. Until now that is. Samsung is set to launch its Galaxy Tablet, and being cheaper in price and boasting a bigger array of features and applications, it could well steal the iPad's crown as the King of Mobile Tablets. The mobile tablet computer battle is well and truly on.Watch Video, Read and Play Games on the GoLife is fast, and people are always on the go. Knowing this, Samsung has created a mobile tablet computer that ...
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Computers
20th January
2015
"It's grim, the most grim it's been since I've been around the business." This is David Geffen, the famous music mogul, talking about the music business today. Why is it so bad? Many reasons are offered, but to me, the most important is the response of the music industry to the Web. They didn't like Napster that enabled music lovers to swap files. Instead of trying to find out more about the Web, they did what came naturally: they sued. They did not realize and still do not realize that anytime ...
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Internet
19th January
2015
Numerous Samsung Galaxy Tab contract deals are expected to sell this tablet cheaply here.Samsung's head of mobile communications JK Shin observed, "Samsung recognises the tremendous growth potential in this newly-created market and we believe that the Samsung Galaxy Tab brings a unique and open proposition to market.".By introducing the Samsung Galaxy Tab into the market, the South Korean mobile phone major has opened the doors for a far more competitive and dynamic environment to prevail in ...
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Technology
18th January
2015
Online Education has been around for a several years and has been the target of many skeptics. Many skeptics feel that there is not enough interaction with the teachers and other students to make a virtual campus as educational as a traditional campus. They also feel that the material is not as educational. While this is dying out as a topic on the critics list, because they are being proven wrong, I felt this was pretty interesting. I have attended both types of universities, online ...
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Education
17th January
2015
While graphics used in web designing fall into two basic categories of file formats JPEG and GIF, there are numerous color systems that can be used for GIF images. This article will explain the concept of web safe colors and why they are so popular with web designers.Web Safe colors essentially consist of two hundred and sixteen pallets that display non dithered, solid and very consistent images, no matter which computer monitor or which browser is used to open the web site. Any system capable ...
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Internet
16th January
2015
We are almost at the end of the glorious year, 2008. Everyone using the Internet would be aware of the fact that the social networking websites have gained huge popularity through this whole year. And it’s now the ideal time to make a review on the 5 best social networking sites of the year 2008. There were no much changes from the start of this year and the reigning champions are:1. Myspace2. Facebook3. Bebo4. Friendster5. Hi5The winner is MyspaceAlmost every Internet user knows what Myspace ...
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Internet
15th January
2015
Sometimes, it's really difficult to take a step backwards. There are some decisions that simply can't be undone or even corrected. But distance learning and elearning have impacted the way many adults are getting and furthering their educations. The reason? It's really a simple matter of convenience. Once a person takes the first step into a full time job, their lives have probably changed forever. With a full time job, there's the need for a car, a place to live and other purchases and ...
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Education
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