"The larger of the two big-hitters in the Acer Aspire S7 series Ultrabooks sits here on our desk like a high-powered glass-covered knife, ready to bring the best we’ve seen in touchscreen-toting Windows 8-optimized notebook action to the market. This machine has been delivered to our doorstep in its most powerful configuration, all $1,649 USD of it – complete with a 3rd Generation (Ivy Bridge) Intel Core i7-3517U Processor clocked in at 1.9GHz. The 13.3-inch display here is a beastly Full HD 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution widescreen CineCrystal LED-backlit bit of technology with 10 finger touch and a 16:6 aspect ratio."
Popular Today in Tech: All Popular Articles ... CamCard is highly accurate and will help you maintain reliable contact information for leads you meet at tradeshows and networking events. If you want to get better at lead ...
The biggest new facts? Android phone adoption is ramping up six times faster than iPhone, and Android surpassed Windows as the #1 OS for Internet-enabled devices in Q1 2012. Here's the rest of the new stats, and the ...
The Samsung Galaxy S III has stolen the title of the world's most popular smartphone from the iPhone for the third quarter of 2012, according to data from Strategy Analytics. The victory, however, likely won't stick.
Time for a sneak peek at the smartphones, tablets and groovy gadgets that will be topping the technology gift charts this Christmas, these are the only lists that matter. Prepare yourself for the top must-have tech accessories to fill your stockings.
Social Media is Saving Live Television. We all know the fight between Television networks and the Internet. They are fighting the tide of this new generation that wants their content online and on-demand rather than on TV.
Following its story last week that suppliers to Apple had kicked off production of a smaller iPad – the so-called ‘iPad mini’ – the Wall Street Journal is now reporting Apple has ordered more than 10 million units for the fourth quarter of this year.
Most people issue press releases and hope for the best and with breaking news or announcements that tactic is fine but if you want to contribute to a news outlet or be the go-to expert on a certain subject, your strategy should include defining the type of story as well as target before you send the first word.
Samsung is reportedly in the last phase of development of flexible screens for mobile devices. The screens will use plastic as a building component rather than glass, which makes the screens more resilient.
DuckDuckGo told Reuters that it is difficult to make his DuckDuckGo the default search site in Google's Chrome web browser. Is that really so?
What sets DuckDuckGo apart is the claim that it doesn’t track your IP, or your search history. There are many other great features, like the ability to see official websites before Wikipedia answers, the ability to search directly on YouTube, Facebook, Amazon, etc… But this is not a search engine review.
When you're in your car, believe it or not, iPhones and smartphones function differently from each other. So, which would ... This technology has helped a lot of drivers in keeping them alive and alert when driving.
"On the iPad, the ‘Print’ option doesn’t have a PDF export option. This is where the Universal app Web to PDF comes in handy. Upon launching, you are presented with a Web browser to go to the page you need a PDF of. Browse to a Web page and choose the button at the bottom right of the screen, “Create PDF”. The resulting PDF is a great way to read a Web page later when offline too!"
And we all know it's about being connected and social nowadays, so which one is the most social of the two? To start off, there are 500 million activated Android devices and 410 million activated iPhone devices.
This is a very interesting case study by the team at B2B Content Engine on the impact Content Curation has on a B2B web site's traffic. B2B sites typically have niche audiences which are hard to find from untargetted methods and costly to generate with targeted advertising.
What this study shows is that consistent content curation provided not only impressive results on traffic growth but also lead generation conversion at a 12% rate. In addition to many other great benefits such as brand visibility, awareness, etc...
It also gives an idea of the volume of content that was required to achieve that, which - compared to what we see users typically achieve on Scoop.it - is very similar and reasonable.
It also supports some other best practices we've mentioned already such as:
- being multi-channel: traffic doesn't come from one source but combining several channels (linkedin, twitter, ...) is key; it's what we call the hub model.
- frequent publishing: it's not about reaching our massive volumes so much than it is about publishing every week.
- use of topic site customization or web site integration to facilitate lead conversions (typically what Scoop.it Business allows to do very simply)
- giving context is important: for readers but also for SEO reasons.