Let Netflix Tell You Which Smart TV To Buy

Surely hoping to encourage the perception that Internet-connected TVs are de facto ‘Netflix boxes’, the on-demand streaming service is setting up a recommendation program for consumers wishing to identify the Internet TVs that are most Netflix friendly. The “independent” program will test TVs on performance factors, such as how quickly a TV turns on, how fast apps can be launched and how speedily …

iMac With Retina 5K Display First Impressions: A Screen In Which To Lose Oneself

Apple’s new iMac boasts a screen with an almost preposterous resolution of 5180×2880 pixels, which makes it the world’s highest resolution display. The screen is the key ingredient here, despite changes under the hood, and after a couple of days of use, it’s still the screen that (stating the obvious here) catches my eye. Amid …

Extreme Reality, Which Gives Any Webcam Kinect-Like Powers, Opens Its Developer SDK

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Extreme Reality, an Israeli startup backed by SV Angel, has been at work for eight years on building motion capture technology. Now they’re opening up the kimono with a platform that can turn any basic webcam or laptop cam into something like a Kinect, with the power to capture a three-dimensional range of movement. “We’re …

The Microwave: The Device Which Revolutionized Meal Preparation

A convenient alternative to stoves and traditional ovens, microwave ovens offer a fast and easy way to heat foods and liquids. Microwaves have become such a staple that packaged foods (frozen dinners, for example) are now specifically made to be cooked in them. But how did microwaves become so important in the kitchen? The History …

Programs Which Can Help with Video Editing

With the rise of video marketing as an almost surefire way to promote websites and ideas, software that can edit video has come into huge demand. Unfortunately, such software is usually financially prohibitive, given the high-performance graphics and resources required — as well as the demand. Manufacturers have increased the prices to considerably more than …

Medical Instruments Which are Thankfully Obsolete

The scariest medical instrument that most patients have to face today in the doctor’s office might be the needle attached to the end of a syringe. Used for drawing blood for various tests, it is relatively painless when compared to some of the other monstrosities employed by health professionals in times past.  The evolution of …

Dedicated Server VS VPS – Which one do you need ?

Dedicated Server vs. VPS Most people start out sharing a server with other users because of the ease and simplicity of the arrangement. However, if you are interested in building up the value of your website and ensuring its continuing stability, you’ll need to look into other hosting options like dedicated server and virtual private …