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The board room meeting existed for a hundred years or more until the video conference came along and took them online. While the older method still has its uses in some cases and will never go away completely, there are still numerous benefits to online conferences that many people have already felt improving their businesses and personal lives. If you are still on the fence about making the switch, are worried about the technical aspects, or haven’t yet made an online call and are considering it, think about these four largest drawbacks that you have probably experienced and how they…

Deep beneath the world’s oceans, a silent web of wonder is evolving. For decades a mesh of glass at the nethermost regions of the deep has been growing, expanding and multiplying at an unfathomable rate. Providing for close to 99% of the world’s international telecommunications needs, this network of submarine cabling is truly a marvel of modern ingenuity. The laying of undersea cabling for telecommunications started out as a dream almost two centuries ago. The famed Samuel Morse declared his conviction in a transatlantic undersea cable as early as 1840. A few years later, undersea telegraph cables had been installed…

Hot off of a recent event in San Francisco, Google is now offering a phone that has many calling it the iPhone killer. Known as the Pixel and the Pixel XL, this phone runs Android Nougat. This is the latest OS that Google has to offer. The iPhone has had a stranglehold on the mobile industry for quite some time, but it looks like that is to end very shortly. In this post, we’re going to take a look at some of the features of the Google Pixel, we’re going to see how it stacks up against the iPhone, and…

In order for your business to thrive, you need to drive sales as much as possible. Okay, that’s pretty much basic commonsense, yet so many businesses have trouble truly understanding that. When you have consumers with multiple options as to where they will spend their hard-earned dollars, you need to stand out from the crowd. As part of that effort to stand out from the competition, you need a marketing plan that is not only smart, but that is continually reviewed. Remember, as the business world changes, you must adapt or unfortunately get left behind. So, are you reaching your…

They have been talked about for years, but it now seems that driverless cars are closer than ever before to going mainstream. We were recently reading an interesting article by automotive expert Jeffrey Lupient, who lauded the technology as well as making several other points that suggest they could be on the horizon. This prompted us to dig deeper into the subject and as you’ll soon find out, these vehicles of the future could absolutely transform the way our roads function. Driverless cars are already here That’s right, amongst all of the press stories pushing on when these vehicles will…

One thing the world has always loved is entertainment. But the world of entertainment has changed dramatically, particularly with the advent of the internet and of smartphones. Today, professional entertainment industry programs are incorporating apps and development into their curriculum. And this is for good reason. Entertainment is a business, businesses have to make money, and to make money, you have to market your products. So how does all this work? Musicians and Artists More and more musicians and artists are able to break through by using apps on smartphones. Few budding musicians have the money to record their own…

Running a business in today’s world takes a combination of things. This includes smart planning and strategies, knowing where and when to spend money, hiring the best talent out there, not to mention having a little luck along the way. That said your company can’t typically succeed if you are not reviewing your business practices on a regular basis. Such reviews are necessary to make sure not only your products and/or services are up to par with consumer expectations, but that you also are marketing and advertising your brand as much as possible. So, are you doing all you can…

Given the central role ICT now has in the school curriculum, it’s essential that education providers have well-designed classrooms in which to teach this subject. So, if you’re preparing to create a brand new ICT suite or you’re revamping one of these learning environments, it’s important to plan the project carefully to ensure you succeed in providing a practical and inspiring space.  Get the layout spot on  Traditionally, these suites often feature rows of desks with all students positioned facing the teacher. As well as making it hard for teachers to circulate around the rooms, this layout can prevent them…

Given the amount of time millions of Americans spend daily on the Internet, it should probably not come as a major surprise that many of them want (and demand for that matter) the best high-speed options out there. Whether one uses the Internet for pleasure, business, perhaps both, being stuck with slow Internet speed is akin to watching a movie with tons of commercials. Face it; most people are not going to like that idea. That said Internet users in search of finding high speed Internet should shop around for the best deals out there, looking for a provider able…

When you start your own business, make sure you also set up a website. This is essential for every business who wants to target a wider market. This also helps you reach out to people traditional marketing usually can’t reach and also generate brand awareness. You need to take advantage of the online world to keep your business growing. As a business owner of any kind of enterprise, it is crucial that you build your own online presence. If you want your business to thrive, then you must create a website for your company. In fact, a website is a…