Cyber security has become a hot topic for companies in need of IT services in Los Angeles. Whether you are a small or medium-size business, choosing the ...
What’s the best way to motivate your employees? Most people would say bonuses, the logic being that people are motivated most by what gets deposited in the bank.
Studies have shown that this isn’t the case, that people are not driven most by their paychecks, but by other factors.
Are you sick of having to register every time you want to view one single photo or news article on a site? BugMeNot has an easy way to avoid this hassle for free sites by giving you pre-made logins. The site has logins to many popular news sites such as the New York Times, Washington Post, and Chicago Tribune as well as Youtube, Pandora or other entertainment sites.
Here’s the next generation of mobile browsing and it runs on almost every phone. The Opera Mini 5 beta 2 browser works on new touch screen phones and hardware keypad phones alike. It’s better than many browsers commonly found on phones today because it runs faster and renders more content accurately.
A new service called Dropbox.com has taken online file storage another step further, allowing users to easily synchronize files between PCs, MACs and even iPhones. Download Dropbox to each one of your computers and give them your account information.
Personal file-sharing sites like megaupload and yousendit are still heavily used these days, but I am always keeping an ear to the ground for anything that breaks the mold and offers something new. Box.net has been around for quite some time, but they have completely re-modeled in the last six months and added many great new features.
If you’ve ever wished you could throw a PDF file into Word and start editing, you have probably been disappointed more than once. End your disappointment by checking out the PDFtoWord beta website. Choose a file to upload, select .DOC or .RTF (use .DOC, it seems to work best) and have PDFtoWord send a converted file to the email address of your choice.
Google is hosting yet another free service
that comes as an add-on to GoogleMaps. It is called Latitude
and it promises to take "staying connected" to a new level. Integrated
with your driving directions and location services, you can now add friends
and choose to share your location with them while you are out and about.
Not many people actually realize that
Safari really is the world's fastest browser. It tends to get discounted
by a large crowd of people - as do many products with a cult-like following
- and whenever a new release comes out, Safari gets a chance to be in the
Most Wikipedia articles lack integrated media content; regardless of what you are searching for, you will be lucky to find as much as a link to a place where you can see pictures or watch videos that relate to the topic in question. Navify is a new on-line encyclopedia that not only incorporates the much-needed images and videos with Wikipedia articles, it provides a comments section to each article to allow for public discussion.
Live Mesh is an amazing service that allows you to not only keep your files online, but sync the folders with any computer you want. Select any folder on your computer or create a new one and select "Add Folder to Live Mesh…" and watch that same folder with it’s contents magically appear on any other computer in the world that is connected to the internet and running your Live Mesh account! Any change to a folder from any computer you have synced will automatically reflect in all other computers, and you can access the web copies of the files when you are not at your own personal computer by simply logging in.