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What you should Know about Blockchain Technology

The world has seen some interesting inventions recently, and Blockchain is one of the most revolutionary ones. This technology is the work of Satoshi Nakamoto, and it has been growing over time since its invention. The only question many people have concerning Blockchain is what this technology is. Well, there is more to this technology than you may imagine, and here is all you need to know about Blockchain and how the whole system works. What is it all about? Blockchain can be defined as another type of internet, thanks to its ability to allow distribution of digital information. The motive behind the creation of the technology is a digital currency, also known as the Bitcoin. However, the tech is now headed for a wider variety of other potential uses. Understanding how this s...

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Drone Business in 2025

Future developments may also come in handy in preventing the waiting tendencies that see the rush kick in once the customer has placed an order. This scenario puts the whole process at a halt in anticipation that the process will be started once the client makes a purchase. However, this could change, whereby shipping plans will be in place to see the product delivery started way before the customer orders the product. Hence, the last minute rush will be kept in check, saving time, money and inconveniences. This is expected to be achieved by the company's’ intent of making a complete model concerning the customer's' preference and interests. This will depend on three different phenomena. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); One of them is the aspect of wea...

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Why Automation is Necessary for Today’s Business

Automation is advancing in almost every aspect of today’s world, and most people are afraid of the technology taking over their jobs.  And despite the fact that changes seem inevitable in the most physical professions, knowledge-based jobs are believed to be on the line. However, the only question that remains crucial is whether automation can do more good than harm. But there is some good news; this technology could be useful in transforming the business world for the better. Value of hard labor Evaluating how worth hard labor can offer an insight into just how essential the use of machines can become with time. Sometimes people are faced with errands they have to run either at home or anywhere else. But these duties could turn out to be backbreaking, and you might have to cal...

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Top Four Things You Should Know About Using Your Alexa App

For many, using Alexa unit might seem difficult at first, but once you get the hang of it, you won’t help to enjoy the fun that this device can offer. Once you have your Echo Dot or Amazon Echo set, and having set up your Alexa, using it becomes a breeze. It all comes down to what you say and how you say it, or whether you want to use it in different rooms at once. The good thing about Alexa is that it goes beyond just your phone, as you can find it in different speakers as well as Amazon’s Fire TV and the company’s Fire tablets. All the same, talking to Alexa is not as straightforward as you would communicate to a person, but you can always use natural language anyway. When speaking to the device, however, make sure to check and confirm that the LED ring on the device is lit, and the...

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Google Home Needs to Establish Itself Apart from the Echo

The Echo had a two-year market presence before Google Home launched. The two-year gap is quite a challenge for Google Home. But, Google Home is unveiling updates that may as well establish the brand apart from the Echo. Google Home Updates The updates make the smart hub a hands-free calling device, and it recognizes several voices. In hands-free calls, a user is able to ask Google Home to call a certain number on their contact list. Voice recognition identifies the person’s voice and knows which contact to call. Once the person activates Google Home by saying, “OK Google,” or “Hey Google,” he can issue a command requesting a call to go through. Amazon Echo sports this feature, but the devices in question have to have the Alexa App installed. The presence of the app determines ...

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Why Mars Is The 2nd Best Planet For Humans

When Earth and Mars were formed 4 billion years ago, they had so many similarities. They both had lakes, rivers, craters and volcanoes. But somewhere along the way, something changed in one of the planets. In the warm burbling water of Earth, amino acids, through chemistry became complex molecules and in a mysterious process these became single cells which replicated themselves to form oxygen-exhaling organisms knows as algae. Through other complex processes, that no one still understands, human beings were formed. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Things did not go so well for Mars as it dried up. Being half the size of Earth, it cooled off faster and its iron-nickel core solidified. This, supposedly, led to the shutting down of its magnetic field and...

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9 Hidden iPhone Features That Make Your Life Easier

Swipe to Switch Apps You can switch between apps by swiping your finger right or left across the Home Indicator. This lets you move quickly (and conveniently) to the app you were using. To See Multitasking Controls If you swipe up from the Home Indicator you will be taken to Home but if you do it a little more slowly, the iPhone’s Multitasking will come up. In this view you will see previews of the recently used apps. To use any one of them, just tap on it. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); You can bring this view up even more quickly if you want; just swipe up from the bottom left diagonally. Customize Control Center The Control Center lets you access some of your iPhone’s features without necessarily launching an app. If you have a phone i...

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How to Become a Qualified Ethical Hacker

Originally, the term “hacker” referred to a programmer who was skilled in computer operating systems and machine code. Today, it refers to anyone who performs hacking activities. By definition, hacking is the act of changing a system’s features to attain a goal that is not within the original purpose of the creator. Ethical Hacking The word “hacking” is usually perceived negatively especially by people who do not understand the job of an ethical hacker. In the hacking world, ethical hackers are good guys. What is their role? They use their vast knowledge of computers for good instead of for malicious reasons. They look for vulnerabilities in the computer security of organizations and businesses to prevent bad actors from taking advantage of them. (adsbygoogle = window.ad...

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Amazon Alexa Popular Commands

Alexa is the closest that human beings have come to artificial intelligence. She has personality and a voice. She even has the ability to get sassy, ask the right question. The name of the device is Amazon Echo, but people prefer to call her by her name, Alexa. Not many people know about the commands below. They are both useful and fun. Translate Alexa is very good at translating quite a number of languages now. Say, “Alexa, open Translated,” then proceed to ask for the translation. Play Lyrics-Based Songs Is there a line that has been playing in your mind, but you cannot remember the rest of the lyrics, band or title of the song? Not to worry. Just say, “Alexa, play the song [the line you remember].” Calculate Distance When you know the distance you will be travellin...

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How to Get Automatic Updates in iOS 12

iOS 12 comes with a new feature that makes it very easy for your iPhone to stay up to date. The best thing is this feature is turned on by default in iOS 12—no other action is necessary from your side to get software updates the minute Apple makes them available. As long as the Automatic Updates is on, you will be notified on your phone anytime there is an available software update. This notification lets you know that the update will be downloaded and installed later in the night. The previous iOS versions do not offer this feature. With those versions, you receive a notification about the update and an option to either delay the download or download it immediately. The idea with this iOS 12 approach is to carry out the process in the background. iOS 12 is still in beta and, ther...

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