For tech enthusiasts, the new Apple iPad will be available for purchase on April 3, 2010 in the U.S and pre-orders were available starting on Mar. 12th. The iPad is expected to hike tablet sales to 10.5 million, according to PCWorld. The iPad is supposed to be a different type of tablet than the ones introduced in the past. The features and apps are numerous and the price affordable starting at only $499. The first version of the iPad released will have Wi-Fi capability only and the 3-G enabled iPad would be released in late April or early May. Is the iPad for you? This article will cover some of the many neat features of the new iPad to help you decide if it is for you.
Features and Apps of the new Apple iPad
Large Touch Screen: The iPad has a large multi- touch screen for viewing web pages utilizing just the flick of your fingers. There is no actual keyboard. There are thumbnail views on a grid with all open pages which allows easy access when switching back and forth.
Email: The iPad makes viewing and touching your emails easier than ever. The iPad is turned horizontally or to (landscape) to view opened emails and messages in a split screen view. Turn it vertically or to (portrait) and the screen fills with just the opened emails. With just the tap or roll of your finger, in either landscape or portrait position, you can compose new emails, …
What if you could leave the cleaning job on a robot and finish other important household chores? It would help you in saving a lot of time and keeping your home clean all the time. This might sound like a scene from a Sci-Fi movie, but those robots are available now! Robot floor vacuums are real and these devices are quite effective, when it comes to cleaning the floor.
A robotic vacuum cleaner is a round-shaped device, which may look small but it cleans quite effectively. It is equipped with sensors, which you can program to vacuum clean rugs, wooden floor, and tiled floor.
Is it effective?
Robot floor vacuums are quite effective. You can choose a robotic vacuum cleaner in different sizes and with different features. Consider it as a home appliance designed to tackle floor cleaning work. It operates pretty great because it can find and remove dirt and contaminants from your rugs or floor.
This vacuum cleaner does not require human intervention. You can turn it on and leave it on the floor. Soon, you will realize that your robot floor vacuums have cleaned the whole area. Now you just need to pick it and remove the collected dirt and pollutants out in a garbage can.
Why you should buy a robotic vacuum cleaner?
You might wonder that the regular vacuum cleaner also works great, then why to buy a robotic vacuum cleaner. The following reasons will show you why it is quite essential for every …
Unless a person is a true automobile mechanic they should probably not attempt to replace the engine in their car by themselves. Unfortunately, these same people often file their own taxes and believe they are able to handle any of the resulting problems without the help of a professional tax firm. Even when there are no sour circumstances associated with filing taxes independently, people still may need the assistance of a professional tax advisor to ensure they are properly filing specific forms and not missing any beneficial deductions or tax credits.
Tax laws frequently change from one year to the next, and since the governing bodies realize that some taxpayers feel a burden when trying to understand the new instructions, they have established a full community of volunteer agencies that help individual taxpayers complete their tax returns. These agencies operate independently and can be found within several difference social service realms to help people avoid some of the common tax problems that can be associated with self-filing tax returns or responding to the Canada Revenue Agency without first consulting an experienced professional.
The same is true for taxpayers in the United States as well. The IRS and federal government are constantly revising and updating current laws, as well as adding new tax legislature each and every year. For the individual taxpayer, this can make filing taxes quite complicated without the help of a professional. However, for those that do choose to go at …
Technology is a great moving force behind many of the things we do, especially business. When used efficiently and integrated into business processes, it can catapult a company into prominence. Advances in technology are continually reshaping business models, in effect changing the way companies operate, work at expansion, and engage with customers. To gain an edge over the competition, companies have to constantly keep up—and apply—these technological advances to their business.
How about you? How is your business doing in the light of these emerging trends? Are you keeping up with them or are you falling behind?
Why you should keep up
Failing to take advantage of technology for your business will make you fall behind, considering that many—if not all—of your customers spend most of their time online. It’s important to keep up with the newest technology in your industry if you want to stay in the game. Technology also opens a lot of doors for you to connect and interact with your customers, employees, stakeholders, and business partners. If you don’t keep up with technological advances, you may miss the opportunities you need to succeed.
Convinced? Here are two of the most prominent technological advances you should be aware of and begin incorporating into your practice.
Cloud computing is a growing trend that enables companies and their workforce to access information and collaborate on projects from anywhere, as long as they are connected online. The cloud offers infrastructure, storage solutions, platforms, and software, and helps businesses …
Whether you are a small business owner or a large one, there are certain things you have to do for the benefit of your business. You should treat your repeat customers with care. You should make sure that your company is ready to provide great service. And you should offer something that they can’t find elsewhere for a better price. However, being a one-man show can get very tiring. That is why investing in an ERP is something you should really consider.
What Is an ERP?
If you are not huge into the latest business software or try to avoid technology at all costs, you might not have ever heard of ERP. ERP stands for enterprise resource planning. After all, your business is an enterprise, and an important one for you. It is how you make your living and provide for your family and your employees. If there is ERP software available that will help ease some burdens and make your business run more smoothly, then it is something that you should really consider.
What Can It Do for You?
Right now, besides recognizing that ERP is kind of a strange word, you are probably wondering what ERP software can do for you. It is simple to find out how NetSuite, an ERP, works and can assist you in improving your business. For instance, it can help you manage your day-to-day business activities, ensuring that your company is operating optimally. It can handle your accounting, ordering of products, and communication with your …
Microsoft Azure – previously Windows Azure provides a cloud computing service for building, testing and deploying global networks. These enable software-as-a-service, platform-as-a-service, and infrastructure-as-a-service applications through a global network of Microsoft-controlled data centres.
Security of Data Stored on Azure Cloud Applications
The security of the data centres has been under scrutiny for some time, given that the U.S. Patriot Act may allow U.S. Government access to it, even if the host is not American and the data resides beyond the borders of the United States. However, this argument is largely spurious given that the U.S. Patriot Act is only applicable to terrorist activity.
Full Compliance with General Data Protection Regulation
Moreover, Microsoft Azure is fully compliant with the EU GDPR according to the supplier. The General Data Protection Regulation gives control to citizens and residents over their personal data. Specific provisions include pseudonymisation or full anonymization. These make it theoretically impossible to identify the owner of personal data without additional information stored separately.
There Are Numerous Advantages to Storing Data on Secure Sites
Using Microsoft Azure for primary and backup data storage effectively eliminates the possibility of an irreversible data loss. This assurance is becoming more important as climate change drives more extreme weather, causing natural disasters in diverse places. In many instances, the data is the company. Many companies went down with the Twin Towers, but not because there was anything wrong with how they ran their businesses.
However, it must be said a data manager needs specialist skills …