December, 2015

  • 31 December

    My top 5 iOS time wasters (games) of 2015

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    I believe everyone has their favorite niche of gaming on iOS devices and I’ve honed mine down to a couple of types this year.  Try as I might, I can not get in to the endless runners whether they be side scrolling or ones like Temple Run where you’re swiping back and forth and up and down. Some people love them …

  • 29 December

    What You Should Ask Your Portable Sanitation Provider

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    Providing portable sanitation is an important aspect of organizing an event, and you may have questions related to this task. You’ll need to be sure that you get your questions answered so you can make the right decisions for your guests. In order to make an informed decision regarding your portable sanitation options, you might wish to consider a few …

  • 28 December

    What You Can Do If Your Insurance Company Is Treating You Unfairly

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    Your insurance policy is a contract between you and your insurance provider. In exchange for your premiums, the insurer has accepted a legal duty to provide you with coverage. But because insurance is also a business, it is not uncommon for insurance companies to attempt to increase their profits by denying claims and paying out as little as possible. If …

  • 28 December

    Traveling to Seattle in 2016

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    If you’re thinking about a trip to Seattle, you might also want to explore some of the major events scheduled to take place in 2016. Seattle has been a trendy, thriving city for a long time, and you will find no dearth of exciting gatherings there over the course of the next year. No matter which month you are planning …

  • 28 December

    Attractions of Miami You May Not Have Known

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    Miami is known for its beaches and several local attractions, all of which are worth visiting. However, if you’re looking for places to see and things to do that aren’t on every other tourist’s list, you may be interested in viewing some of the attractions that local residents might like to keep to themselves. From a gorgeous Botanical Garden to …

  • 27 December

    The Pros and Cons of Propane vs. Electricity

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    Discussions about the benefits and drawbacks of propane as a potential replacement for electricity have inspired debate for decades. If you look back at the early days of propane use, however, you’ll find that originally it was a cheaper and more sustainable alternative to electricity. Today, the lines are blurred as both industries implement more efficient technology. Consider the following …

  • 27 December

    Southern Home Cooling (Infographic)

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    In the hotter parts of the world, air conditioning, whether in a home or a public building, is a must-have. To give one example, according to the Department of Energy, 98% of houses in the southern state of Texas use air conditioning. The systems used range from old-fashioned window units to central air, integrated with the heating, ventilating, and air …

  • 24 December

    Bringing Reading Back with Mobile Reading Apps

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    In a world that is always increasing in technology, sometimes it’s hard to simply sit down to read. The days of going to a library and checking out a good book seem to be coming to an end. Part of the problem is that life is moving faster, that there’s just no time. The other part is that there’s always …

  • 23 December

    First look: IK Multimedia iRig Acoustic and Amplitube Acoustic

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    Today we take a look at the IK Multimedia iRig Acoustic and the software that goes with it – Amplitube Acoustic. See video review here: Bottom line: Easy to hook-up hardware Easy to start software Reasonable price at $49.99 for hardware and $9.99 for software used in review This is a first look at using this hardware and software combination. …

  • 23 December

    What Should I Do If I Am Questioned By the Police?

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    If the police are questioning you, it is most likely because you are a suspect in a criminal investigation, or believed to have information regarding a crime that has been committed. Either way, the experience can be extremely disturbing. In the midst of it all, it is important to remember that what you say can be used to build a …

  • 22 December

    Pittsburgh Steelers Christmas Carol

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    Every year, my favorite team NEVER lets me down. This year is oh so special. » Inline Ad Purchase:  Intext Link

  • 22 December

    Pairing Wine Glasses With Wine Varietals

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    Have you ever put Champagne or sparking wine into a red wine goblet?  Chances are it didn’t taste or feel right.  So you know why?  Champagne flutes are elongated so the bubbles have a chance to rise for a long time.  Shorter glasses leave less room for bubbles to rise, causing your wine to taste and feel flat. There’s a …

  • 21 December

    Here’s How Today’s Top Entrepreneurs Stay Productive At Work

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    When you run a business, it’s crucial that you remain as efficient and productive as possible. Otherwise, you run the risk of deadlines not getting met for example. You may also end up with a backlog of work and even a string of unhappy customers! Over the years, entrepreneurs have found many ways to stay productive at work. Are you …

  • 18 December

    How to Start Your Day Stress-Free

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    Stress is the number one mental health issue in the United States, as well as in many other industrialized nations.  From the moment we wake up until the moment we set our alarm at night, we are busy and on the go.  This fast-paced lifestyle feeds stress, and if left unchecked can damage our physical and mental well-being.  Since it’s …

  • 18 December

    Maximizing The Profitability Of Your App

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    It’s probably a no-brainer that if you keep your app kid-friendly it will get more downloads.  Apps that are rated for everyone tend to get a bigger share of the marketplace.  But did you know you can also use targeting software to find people who would be likely to download your app?  The more people who use your app, the …

  • 17 December

    Storage Tips For Your Holiday Decorations [Infographic]

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    Storing Holiday decor isn’t always easy.  Learn some helpful storage tips from this infographic! » Inline Ad Purchase:  Intext Link

  • 16 December

    A Look at the Building Materials of the Future

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    It used to be that change and innovation in the construction field was a slow-moving process. Thankfully, this is no longer the case, and rapid developments in processes and building materials have made it both safer and easier to build projects across the globe. The development of innovative new building materials is allowing those in the industry to tackle projects …

  • 15 December

    Best Tech Gifts for Christmas 2015

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    Technology is constantly changing and sometimes it can be difficult to keep up. Whether you’re searching for the best tech gifts for Christmas 2015 or just need some guidance on taking the right direction, we’ve compiled here some of the most talked-about and popular tech gifts for you. Philips Hue Lux Starter Kit If you love smart home products but …

  • 15 December

    The Most Common Injuries For Amateur Sports Players

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    Participating in sports can help to keep you fit and healthy while you do an activity that you enjoy. There are many types of sports that sports fans enjoy taking part in in their spare time, whether it’s in local leagues or amateur leagues. Tennis, golf, rugby and football are just a few of the common sports that amateur players …

  • 14 December

    How Calendar Marketing Benefits Your Business

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    At least once a year, every business should take a look at their marketing efforts to find out what is working and, more importantly, what can be improved upon in the year ahead. As businesses grow, change direction, or go through rebranding efforts, their marketing needs and expectations will evolve. But building a marketing strategy a year in advance is …

  • 14 December

    FAA Releases UAS (Drone) Registration Rules

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    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced a streamlined and user-friendly web-based aircraft registration process for owners of small unmanned aircraft (UAS) weighing more than 0.55 pounds (250 grams) and less than 55 pounds (approx. 25 kilograms) including payloads such as on-board cameras. The Registration Task Force delivered recommendations to FAA Administrator Michael Huerta and Transportation …

  • 12 December

    How The Digital Age Has Shaped Communication Management

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    Effective communication lies at the heart of a successful business. Without being able to communicate, a team will have more difficulty accomplishing goals and interacting with customers. For this and many other reasons, communication management is an important area of study and mastery. The digital age has brought real-time, 24-hour communication between businesses, employees and customers to the forefront. What …

  • 12 December

    Smart Phone Wars

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    Developed economies like the US have provided the perfect early adopter market for smartphone giants like Apple and Samsung, but the world’s leading technology companies are shifting their focus to developing economies where demand is high, the market is large and the opportunities are lucrative. Take a look at why the U.S. might not offer the best case study when …

  • 11 December

    The Science Behind Google

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    Search engines were once sequestered to small networks. Today, search engines have evolved to locate relevant content within a much larger library. Anyone who wants to optimize a website for higher rankings needs to understand the science behind Google and other search engines. Consider this your Geek 101 lesson for the week. You’re welcome. UAB Master’s Degree in Management Information …

  • 11 December

    Vodka Serves a Few Different Purposes Beyond the Drink

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    There are multiple ways to drink vodka – as a shot, in a Screwdriver, with soda, as a martini. Not only is it versatile in the drinking realm, it also can be utilized for a multitude of other purposes outside the bar. You probably never thought of it besides being an alcoholic beverage but the following different ways to use …

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