Posts Tagged“Tech”

The internet has become such an integral part of our lives and of the functioning of the world that it can be hard to remember what we ever did without it. We can access any information at the click of a button. We can see pictures of pretty much any place on earth. We can buy things without ever leaving our home. We can hear the latest news from around the world as soon as it happens. We can work from home, or still check in with work from a beach on the other side of the world. All of…

If there is one thing that always makes any website or business look like they are not serious about what they do, it’s their lack of accessibility. As you may already know yourself, an accessible website will make your products and services more visible to the users because you don’t only get to show how good you are online but at the same time also tell people how easy it is for them to access your site/services. Nowadays, businesses cannot go wrong by investing in a good website – after all, it is the first thing your potential customers will…

If you run a website, chances are you heard about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Companies large and small have built their presence on the web. From family-owned, mom and pop stores to billion-dollar corporations: it seems like every company has a website. The ADA is important because it requires businesses and nonprofits to provide equal access to their goods and services. This is crucial since brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce outlets largely drive the US economy. When it comes to web business, not only nonprofits should follow ADA compliance rules. Companies also sell software, design websites for clients, or…

The internet is an amazing place. It has opened up the world to everyone who can get online. But for the differently-abled, it can still be a challenge. One company is looking to change that. “accessiBe was envisioned as a solution to bridge the gap between people with disabilities and the information superhighway by making it accessible for them,” says Michael Hingson, Chief Vision Officer. What started as a research project has since evolved into a full-fledged startup. AccessiBe is an innovative mobile software application that uses proprietary algorithms to allow its users to interact with the web in a…

Everyone knows what a ninja looks like – a warrior dressed all in black. But does everyone know what a ninja is? They are actually Japanese agents, trained in stealth and many different martial arts, used as human weapons. They are particularly known for assassinations and surprise attacks, but they also carry out sabotage and espionage around the world too.  Ninjas are fairly popular in mainstream culture, although you wouldn’t want to meet one in real life (and you never know, you might have been near to one at many times but just not been aware of the fact since…

Meeting new people is not the difficult task it once was many years ago. Because of social media and other resourceful apps, you can chat with people from all over the world who share your interests. Even if you aren’t much of a social butterfly in the real world, it’s possible to strike up a conversation and meet new people by using online platforms and smartphone apps. And because these apps are available for use on our smartphone devices, we can have access to chatting with our new friends no matter where we are, at any time of day. List…

Apple is by far one of the biggest tech companies in the world, it has a large customer base owning iPhones, iPods, MacBook’s, and Macs too. In a world where electronic devices have now become a near necessity, they house all our important data and files. Therefore it is important that these devices and the data that is stored in them be kept safe and secure, so that we may be able to access it whenever we need it. However, with electronic devices such as Apple notebooks it is easy to make mistakes and misplace or delete important data that…

This year will see some major changes when it comes to the development of mobile apps. From industry altering technological advances to the way we use them, 2019 is set to have a big impact on the mobile app landscape. What’s more, as the 5G network comes into play, mobile app developers will have even more power to play with, pushing their creations and innovations to the next level. Here are 5 trends at the forefront of developers’ minds this year.  Lightening speeds Having first been introduced back in 2016, instant apps are going to become increasingly commonplace this year.…

Any business owner who has had to tackle the issue of data management will likely tell you just how big of an investment it can be to try to handle the servers from within the company. Not only do you need to train IT specialists, but you will also need to procure the equipment necessary to keep the servers running. If something goes wrong, the people working in the IT department will dictate whether or not the servers go down and for how long. It can be a nightmare to set up – especially if your business is just starting…

Getting old is like learning a new profession that is not of one’s choosing. Your elderly loved one may have the determination and vitality to live a rich and fulfilling life. However, it is up to you to look out for their mental and physical health. Some elderly individuals are more reasonable than others when it comes to this kind of thing. If you can find a way to make their homes safer and easier to get around in without them having to give up anything, you may succeed in your goal. The technology now exists to make the lives…