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Effectively Monitoring Mobile Websites

Posted on June 18th, 2013 by Boyana Peeva in Tech

mobile monitoringUsing mobile devices such as smartphones is not just about phone calls and text messaging anymore.  There is no denying the popularity of using mobile options to access internet content.  The primary medium for accessing the internet, across all age groups, has now become a mobile device and this trend has steadily progressed on a sharp upward trajectory in recent years, with no sign of slowing down.

Because of the high and steadily increasing number of internet surfers who use a mobile device to access the internet, the likelihood of your website's content being viewed by a mobile device is about as likely as the sun rising tomorrow.  It will happen - and you need to make sure your mobile content is streamlined to perform properly across as many mobile platforms as possible.


Google Could Penalize Non-Mobile Friendly Websites

Posted on June 17th, 2013 by Boyana Peeva in Tech

mobile websitesSurfing the internet has become an experience that doesn't require a computer any longer.  With developments in cellular phone technology allowing cellular users to use their phones as miniature mobile computers, web content developers have been redesigning their content to provide phone surfers with a more optimized experience.

Many sites are still stuck in the cyber "stone age" when it comes to modifying their content to adapt to the increasing internet browsing done by cell phone users.  Content can only be viewed properly on a traditional computer monitor or laptop screen, making it extremely difficult for smartphone browsers to view and understand content and manipulate site options.  It is estimated that over 50% of content surfers will be using smartphones to search for information on the internet by the end of 2013.


Internet Censorship Around the World

Posted on June 12th, 2013 by Boyana Peeva in Tech

Internet censorshipInternet users in the United States often take for granted their "right to freedom of speech," sometimes flagrantly abusing that right just to make a point, express their controversial views, or launch an attack against another person or idea. But do they realize how "free" that right really is, compared with any freedoms citizens of other countries may have?

In the cyber-era we live in today, it is indefinably easy to share thoughts and ideas, criticisms and compliments, videos and blogs - with just a few clicks on our keyboard. In seconds, what we have to say or what we want to show is out there in cyberspace for the world to see...or is it?


Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Giveaway

Posted on June 7th, 2013 by Boyana Peeva in Contests and Giveaways

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Giveaway

We are geeks. We do software and tools, but we are also social and love the good conversation. So, we’d love for you to become a part of it. The more, the merrier.


File Hosting vs. Cloud Computing

Posted on June 4th, 2013 by Boyana Peeva in Tech, Guides

cloud computingIn an age when digital file-sharing has become the norm among businesses and individuals alike, it's easy to get swept away with catchphrases like "cloud computing" and "file hosting." These buzzwords often get people excited about products they don't fully understand. Many people assume that file hosting and cloud services are interchangeable; what they don't realize is that each comes with a set of pros and cons, and each differs in a few key ways. The following guide outlines the benefits and drawbacks to file hosting services and cloud storage networks.

File Hosting vs. "The Cloud"

For starters, file hosting services provide a broad range of services to businesses, including building an intranet and managing an overall internal network. These services have existed for decades, ever since businesses turned to the Internet for storage solutions and project management. Conversely, cloud computing is a relatively new phenomenon that many traditional hosting services claim as their own. In reality, cloud computing has an even broader scope, meaning that it connects with all aspects of a company’s software and computing to provide file sharing across a huge spectrum. If people think of a cloud as a literal cloud or nebulous entity, it will help them understand the difference. File hosting is more localized and focused on an internal basis of getting everyone in an office complex on the same page. Cloud computing goes beyond this.