Technology

33 Logo Design Services You Can Use Today

As you build your company and website, you probably want to present something unique, something that is memorable about your company image. Many companies choose to create a logo to identify their brand and company. But often, creating an original logo when you are first starting out is too expensive. So here are 33 logo creation applications or services that ... Read More »

RingCentral Rounds Out Telephony Features with VOIP

RingCentral recently announced that it is adding VOIP to its line-up, signalling more movement in the hot telephony market for small businesses. RingCentral’s main offering up to now has been a virtual switchboard for small businesses.  That means they provide a software-based auto attendant to answer calls, phone extensions that can be administered from a computer dashboard, Internet fax and ... Read More »

The 3 Line Menu Icon: What is a Hamburger Menu?

What if I told you that websites and smartphones had hamburgers in them? You would probably think that I have totally lost it after coming off my meds. But it’s absolutely true, I kid you not. When you open an app on your smartphone or some websites today, you could be looking at a hamburger — a hamburger menu icon, ... Read More »

LG Could Unveil New Curved Phone in November

Just weeks after the announcement of the first curved smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Round, images of a second curved phone have emerged. South Korean LCD display maker LG Display announced recently it would start mass-producing flexible OLED screens for smartphones. The organic LED display screen technology is used in computer monitors, PDFs, handheld games and other devices. In a recent prepared statement ... Read More »

What Is a QR Code and How Does It Work?

Internet fads constantly come and go, but one that has stubbornly stuck around, despite repeated incorrect predictions of its imminent demise, is the QR (Quick Response) code. So what is a QR code and why is it important? If you’ve never heard the term before, you may be scratching your head right now.  While the more Internet savvy may already know, ... Read More »

iPhones Grow in Popularity, But Android Platform Still Leads

Apple continues to lead the pack in the U.S. as a smartphone make.   To iPhone users, that’s probably not a surprise.  iPhone users tend to be loyal fans. More than 39 percent of mobile subscribers in the 3 month average ending April used Apple smartphones, comScore reports. That’s more than any other smartphone maker. And popularity is growing.  April’s figures ... Read More »

Productivity Tool: Listen to Phone Calls Through Your Fingertip?Productivity Tool: Listen to Phone Calls Through Your Fingertip?

Remember those slick spy movies where the hero simply pressed a button to make a quick call during a covert mission? The secret agent fantasy is all set to become a reality when Sgnl, a smart strap hits the market soon. Sgnl is currently raising funds on Kickstarter. How Does the Sgnl Smart Strap Work? What’s most fascinating about Sgnl ... Read More »

Top 10 Benefits of Switching to a Cloud-Based Phone System

As small businesses change and grow, the ability to quickly scale up — or down — becomes a necessity. Adding new employees, for example, requires the company to adapt its phone system to accommodate the need for more lines. That is harder to accomplish using traditional on-premise telephony systems due to higher setup and maintenance costs, the need for hardware on-site and reliance ... Read More »

How to Choose a Mobile Phone Signal Booster

We rely on our smart phones for virtually everything including business these days. In fact, smartphones is quickly replacing PCs as the preferred computing solution. But, if the mobile signal is weak and the user can’t get connected, all the potential of this technology is rendered meaningless. So the quality of the mobile signal is finally starting to get the ... Read More »

Take That Amazon! 7-Eleven Drone Delivery Has Already Started in the U.S.

Move over Amazon! 7-Eleven, the iconic chain of convenience stores with locations throughout the United States and Canada, has already completed more than 70 routine commercial drone deliveries in the U.S. And all this while mega-online retailer Amazon, which first floated the idea in a big way, remains mired in regulatory red tape and forced to test its deliveries overseas. Take ... Read More »