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Mercades adopting Apple Watch App

Among those who have already contributed announcements of an app for their automobiles, BMW and Volkswagen, Mercedes is going to be joining the elite who adopt Apple Watch integration.

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Another cool CES Tech Idea

As we wait for our flight back, we want to reflect on some more technology we saw at the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas. The picture is showing a new piece of technology which is promising. Projected onto a countertop is a computer display. Hanging from above the countertop (not in this picture) is a computer which looks like a light pendant. It is a complete computer running Windows 8, and the production release is going to run Windows 10.

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CES 2015

We are very excited to be heading out to the West Coast next week to attend International CES in Las Vegas, Nevada. While there, we will be seeing the latest and greatest in the technology of today, as well as a very nice glimpse of the technology of tomorrow. No, we don't anticipate seeing flying cars (yet) but some of the technology there is just amazing. Let us know if you will be there, we will stop by and say hello.

As a side note, we will be out of the office from Monday, January 5 until Tuesday, January 13 for the CES convention.

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CPU Cooler

Okay, so normally we would suggest having a decent CPU cooler for any project you might be building. Adequate heat removal is key to the longevity of your system, be it a little desktop for basic functions, a gaming machine, or in our case a server. We are in the process of building a new server to upgrade our technology at the home office, and the CPU cooler is absolutely amazing. On the plus side, the case barely closes, so it fits. BUT, so many times people forget to check the dimensions of the CPU cooler, and just assume it will fit in their case.

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Cheap 3D Printer too good to be true

An affordable 3D printer is at the top of every hobbyist and enthusiasts wish list. For a couple nail biting days, it looked like it might actually become a near future reality. Through a Kickstarter project, Mota promised to produce units for a double-take price of $99. Having raised almost $65,000 in only a few days, the co-founder of the company Kevin Faro pulled the project from Kickstarter on July 9.

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GM installs wireless charging pads in the new Cadillacs

Over three years ago, GM announced plans to introduce wireless charging stations for your mobile phones. The device installed would be provided by Powermat, a wireless charging equipment designer. But the concept never came to be, until now. The 2015 Cadillac ATS coupe and sedan will come with the Powermat wireless charging technology.

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Sell yourself, sell your phone.

Over 80,000 used smartphones are for sale online every day. You can find anything from antiquated technology, to brand new (only been used a month) phones. But what you might not realize is the startling fact that you might be selling a little piece of you when you sell your used smartphone on the internet, or those convenient kiosks in the local mall.

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Blowing on the Nintendo Cartridge - Did it help?

Any 80's kid will tell you the secret to fixing the dreaded errors experienced when playing the original Nintendo is very simple. Take the cartridge out, blow on the contact point, then put it back it. Like magic, it would work again. But, did this technique really help?

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10 Undeniable Reasons People Hate Technology Consulting

Okay, first off I’ll admit the word hate is strong, but there really are people out there that truly hate Technology Consulting and the Consultants that provide the service. In this post I hope to break down the walls between what people are truly despising about Technology Consulting, and perhaps shed some light on why it might not be as bad as you think.

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Something new...

We want to push out the whole responsive website design, and felt the only real way to demonstrate that is by doing it ourselves! We have rolled out a new website, including the responsive website design. We are also pushing out responsive sites to existing clients to bring them up to date with today's technology, free of charge. We feel that this is the only responsible thing to do, and are happy to do so.

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