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Introduction to Facebook Apps

Posted by: Jessica Wilson 9 years, 10 months ago

Facebook has long been recognized as one of the powerhouses of social media. These days, it's hard to go just about anywhere without hearing or seeing some mention of it. And due to the popularity of the site, many individuals and companies creating Facebook apps. Whether it's for entertainment purposes, linking to other sites or company promotion, there's a multitude of options that show signs of bearing some fruit. But what all goes into a Facebook app?

Things to consider when developing for iOS7

Posted by: Jessica Wilson 9 years, 11 months ago

With new products come new upgrades. With the release of the iPhone 5c and the iPhone 5s, Apple has also released the newest version of its operating system, iOS 7. How is the current version of iOS different from past adaptations? It allows for some significant changes and improvements. Still, there are quite a few things to take into consideration when developing for it.

Smart Pens

Posted by: Jessica Wilson 11 years, 1 month ago

Gone are the days of an ordinary pen and paper. Years ago, a pen was released to the public, which could record anything written on specialized paper and could even read it back to you. Launched just a year after the original iPhone, it never seemed to catch on. Now, they're smarter than ever.

Amazon S3

Posted by: Steven Sun 11 years, 2 months ago

If you use your computer on a regular basis, chances are you've run into problems with slow websites. A common problem with websites is when images and web pages are coming from the same server, which brings  the speed down. The good news: there’s a quick and easy solution. As our clients experience an increase in traffic, we use Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Server) for images and other large media files.

Biodegradable Electronics

Posted by: Jessica Wilson 11 years, 3 months ago

Biodegradable electronics? Is that even possible? Demand for batteries, requiring massive quantities of toxic metals like Nickle and Lithium, is rising along with concerns about pollution in China and the rest of Asia. Seems like our new technological world will come at the environment's expense. When you think of electronics, you might associate them with heavy metals, plastic and chemicals; not exactly safe materials. New research into using organic materials is getting closer to paying off. How are these new green electronics possible?



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