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WYHAT

Posted by on Mar 16, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

WYHAT

Published to the Web • PDF Have you tried to wrap your head around this [WYHAT], how fast the universe is expanding according to the latest data? Technology Changes the Viewpoint First off the numbers put forth by scientists regarding these wyhat figures change as technology improves. For example, for a long time the prevailing view of most ancient civilizations was that the earth was the center of the universe (geocentrism) which some noted individuals, i.e., Ptolemy, Aristotle, most Greek philosophers, and the Catholic Church (during the...

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Remember You Are Dealing With A Human

Posted by on Feb 23, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Remember You Are Dealing With A Human

Jesus Diaz, Co.Design, wrote a post that included a line from a 1985 pre-release version of Apple II Human Interface Guidelines that says, “You must remember that you are dealing with a human being and tailor your [new technology] to deal gently with the kind of fears and anxieties that the very existence of your [invention] may provoke.” Jesus explains that “this paragraph–tweeted by Unity Labs’ director of extended reality authoring Timoni West–was about making new computer users feel comfortable with a program, helping...

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David Pogue on Flying Cars

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

David Pogue on Flying Cars

David Pogue explains about eight new flying cars in development. Watch video: David Pogue explains about eight new flying cars in development.

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Is freshly roasted coffee really better or not?

Posted by on Feb 19, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Is freshly roasted coffee really better or not?

The general consensus is that freshly roasted coffee is better but needs to wait a short period of time to allow the beans to rest before you actually brew the coffee. There is no magic number how long it takes for the coffee beans to rest. The range of rest is from minutes to 18 days, depending on all sorts of factors such as the type of bean, roast, or grind and who decides how long the ‘rest’ should be. Another factor to remember is subjectivity, i.e., in coffee competitions the winner of the best coffee is dependent on the...

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What You Should Know About Cryptocurrencies

Posted by on Feb 4, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

What You Should Know About Cryptocurrencies

A NY Times article, Kodak’s Dubious Cryptocurrency Gamble, reveals Kodak is venturing into digital rights management using blockchain technology to “help photographers manage their collections by creating permanent, immutable records of ownership” using its KODAKOne platform and paying these photographers in “KodakCoin,” a cryptocurrency, which has got the attention of investors.   In another venture, Kodak is renting to customers a bitcoin mining machine using the Kodak logo ($3,400 for two years) called the “KashMiner” showcased at this...

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Invoke with Cortana

Posted by on Aug 7, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Invoke with Cortana

Move over Echo, Microsoft just announced it has entered the market with its own voice activated assistant device called the harmon/kardon Invoke with Cortana by Microsoft. Roger Fingas, appleinsider reports that like its rivals the Invoke will, “support functions around music, calendars, reminders, traffic, and news” and, of course, smarthome features and includes “natively support hands-free calling through Microsoft’s Skype.” Google Home doesn’t support calling yet. The Echo Show does support video calling. The Invoke should ship this...

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Will Apple Do it Again?

Posted by on Aug 7, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Will Apple Do it Again?

Apple surely has impressed investors since its beginning in Steve Job’s garage in 1976 to become the multinational technology company it is today. “During the first five years of operations revenues grew exponentially, doubling about every four months. Between September 1977 and September 1980 yearly sales grew from $775,000 to $118m, an average annual growth rate of 533%.” Wikipedia This trend of continuing to impress investors and increasing profit for Apple is amazing. The question is will Apple do it again? In 1980, when...

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Microsoft Build 2017

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Microsoft Build 2017

Microsoft’s annual Build Conference 2017 in Seattle is aimed at developers and these announcements from Microsoft affect consumers. Some of the new features are really important for you to know about if you use Windows. So what is in this for you? Windows 10 Fall 2017 Update This fall the Windows 10 update has some good news for you to consider and Connectech has broken this down to what you should know. The Verge has an informative video giving you the highlights of all the announcements in the keynote speech in eight minutes and we have...

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G Suite Support

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

G Suite Support

G Suite (formerly Google Apps for Work) is a set of intelligent apps for business by Google Cloud and “all you need to do your best work, together in one package that works seamlessly from your computer, phone or tablet.” At Connectech we have been an authorized reseller of G Suite since 2009 (now called the G Suite Partner Program). Connectech Support Connectech supports our G Suite clients with technical expertise and training so you can fully use the collaboration business tools available for your organization with G Suite. We...

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Millennials 101

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Millennials 101

If your business is not connected to focusing on Millennials, you should be aware of some basic knowledge of this growing generation of consumers and workers to better prepare your business in this changing market. In April 2016, the Millennial generation surpassed the population of Baby Boomers in the USA (77 million vs. 76 million in 2015 data) according to Millennials overtake Baby Boomers as America’s largest generation, Pew Research Millennials surpass Gen Xers as the largest generation in U.S. labor force, Pew Research Brian...

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