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PowerPivot for Excel is an add-on for Microsoft Excel. PowerPivot allows users to work with very large data sets and conduct analysis that was previously only available with enterprise BI software. This article shows 5 useful things you can do with PowerPivot for Excel.
Have you recently acquired a popular Raspberry Pi, or are on the fence about it, and unsure where to start? Check out 5 projects you can pick up relatively easily for this popular computer technology.
OpenID - 5 Benefits of Integrating Your Website with OpenID
All of the major wireless carriers offer an SMS gateway which allows text messages to be sent in and out of their wireless network. One of the typical uses of the SMS gateway is the forwarding of email to a mobile device and vice versa.
If you are interested in exploring Arduino and understanding its capabilities, here are 5 project ideas for beginners that can provide inspiration for your dive into this exciting technology.
Find out about Chronemics, the study of time in communication, and its relationship to the technology of the future.
This article will show you how simple it is to configure an Excel spreadsheet with a connection to SQL that you can provide to your users.
NoSQL is designed for distributed data stores for very large scale data needs. Think about Facebook with it's 500,000,000 users or Twitter which accumulates Terabits of data every single day.
The SMS Gateway allows messages to be moved in and out of the SMS communication system.
Tips for your tech resume including Start with the Basicsume, Tailor Resume for Each Job, Focus on Results, Deal With Employment Gaps and Provide Supporting Documentation.
Technology can create some dramatic strain on our precious natural resources, but some innovative companies are using technology to help save our environment. Find out more about the most dramatic uses of green technology.
Check out these project ideas for creating an unmanned aerial vehicle using the popular Arduino micro-controller platform.
Find out more about how scientists and designers are using nature as inspiration for technologies of the future.
These five project ideas combine the Arduino platform with an array of technologies from across many disciplines. These projects will stretch your abilities as a developer, and really underscore the power and versatility of the Arduino.
Augmented reality is technology that combines virtual reality with the real world. Augmented reality evolves as computing power increases.
Check out these ideas for creating a home thermostat using the popular Arduino micro-controller platform.
The BeagleBone Black is gaining popularity as a hardware protoyping platform. Here are 5 projects that can get you started programming on this device.
Adding dimension or lookup tables to your PowerPivot for Excel data set will enhance your analysis. It will provide alternative groupings without a lot of work.
Near Field Communication (NFC) is an emerging technology that is based on a set of wireless technologies designed to communicate over very close distances. Near Field Communication (NFC) is contactless technology that operates at a range of about 4 centimeters.
A profile of Arduino, the open source microcontroller platform
While originally intended as an educational device, the Raspberry Pi has emerged as a surprisingly capable gaming computer. Here's a rundown of the best gaming options for the Raspberry Pi.
An exciting feature of Arduino is its portability. Find out more about projects that integrate Arduino with mobile device technology inside.
Check out these ideas for creating a motion sensing device from the popular Arduino micro-controller platform.
One very dramatic application of Arduino technology is to use it to control home systems such as lighting, appliances and even your thermostat. Find out more about how Arduino can be used to automate your home here.
3D Printing holds a great deal of promise for the future. How will this technology develop over time, and what will it become?
Check out the following projects integrating Arduino with the near field communication format RFID
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While the Raspberry Pi comes with two default options for connecting a display, many hobbyists have created a number of other display projects for visualizing their RPi. Check out a few Raspberry Pi display projects here!
One of the first tasks for a hobbyist after buying a new Raspberry Pi is to figure out how to protect it. Check out a few options for both store bought and DIY Raspberry Pi Cases here!
While Google Glass is capturing a lot of recent media attention, Raspberry Pi might be an alternative to offering wearable computing at a fraction of the cost. Check out these Raspberry Pi wearable computing projects here.
HTML5 vs. Flash is a keen debate among tech enthusiasts. Will the new web standard make Adobe Flash obsolete?
The Raspberry Pi may be a cheap alternative to the traditional media center device. Check out these projects to find out whether the Raspberry Pi will be your media center of choice.
Bre.ad is a URL shortening tool with an interesting twist. During the URL redirect, you stop off on a
Here are 5 interesting uses for augmented reality, an important technology of the future.
Using Arduino as a method for opening doors using remote commands is one of the simplest introductory projects for Arduino. If you are looking to get started with Arduino, check out these projects!
Explores the top 5 office collaboration tools including Microsoft Sharepoint, IBM Lotus Notes, Google Apps Premier Edition, Jive Software, and Open Text.
Is Scala poised to become the next popular programming language? Find out more about Scala with this look at some of its benefits.
Virtually any kind of technology service will be available off-premises or in the cloud. This list uses
Arduino has become so popular that it has spawned a number of projects that extend it. Netduino is a popular example; Which one is right for you?
Fitness is a difficult thing to master, and a number of companies are looking to use technology to help you achieve your goals. Check out these 5 devices aimed at making you a fitter, healthier person.
Wi-Fi Direct is a specification that allows devices to connect to one another without the need for any type of wireless access point. W-Fi Direct is governed by the Wi-Fi Alliance who has has promised that Wi-Fi Direct fixes all of the things that Bluetooth was unable to do. The Wi-Fi Alliance released the Wi-Fi Direct Specification this month and we should begin seeing Wi-Fi Direct certified devices later this year.
Emerging markets are driving new tech innovations. Find out more about important trends in technology in service of emerging markets
There is a lot of flexibility built into the Ustream Watershed Platform. You can broadcast a live event with nothing more than an internet connection and a web cam. This option uses your browser as the broadcaster.
The Oculus Rift is a highly anticipated virtual reality gaming device. Find out what features are causing it to be seen as a potential game-changer in the tech world
There is still time to get the perfect gift for the geek in your life. Check out 10 tech gifts for Christmas 2011 for under $50.
Google offers a number of different options for storing data on its cloud platform App Engine. Find out more about the different possibilities here.
Android One is a project from Google that aims to raise the bar for user experience in entry-level smartphones. Will this move cut Apple off?
Microsoft's Enterprise Project Management solution involves 3 pieces of software including Microsoft Project Professional 2010, Microsoft Project Server 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint 2010.
How will NLP shape the future of the tech world? Find out more about this important branch of Artifical Intelligence research
Apple is making a big bet on NFC mobile payments with Apple Pay; this is an area that even Google has struggled with. Can Apple beat Google in NFC?
Kiip is a startup aimed at changing mobile advertising. Will it be successful at creating engagement through performance marketing? Find out more inside.
The Xbox One will bring a number of new features to the new generation of gaming console. One feature is an HDMI passthrough that allows cable boxes to be viewed through the Xbox. Find out what this means for Microsoft's Xbox strategy.
A Data Scientist is a computer oriented scientist with experience in data mining, analysis, visualization and predictive modeling as it relates to very large volumes of data. The primary job of a data scientist is to bring together related and unrelated data and turn it into information to support decisions and exploit opportunities.
Learn more about the mobile messaging service WhatsApp. Will it become the de facto replacement for SMS?
Smartwatches are a new phenomenon that have generated a lot of interest in the tech community. Find out more about what they are and why they are important for mobile computing.
Social Intelligence provides services that allow employers to screen current and prospective employees in terms of social media content.
Arduino provides a great introduction to the world of robotics. Check out these Arduino based robot project ideas.
Bitcoin has managed to persevere and grow where many other digital currencies have struggled and failed. Will Bitcoin become the standard currency for digital transactions?
The Arduino Uno is a popular Arduino format that has become the de facto standard choice for beginners. Find out what makes this format so popular here.
Demand Management is about having a unified view of all demand for projects in your organization so you can align and prioritize the requests with the needs of your organization. It also provides a way to control the life cycle of the demand process.
This article is written to bring an executive up to speed on tablet technology.
How to Activate Your Google Account for App Engine
Microsoft spent $2.5 billion to acquire Mojang, the makers of the hit game Minecraft. Does the purchase make sense for Microsoft?
Valve Corporation has grown from a game developer, to a game distribution giant. Next they want to take on Microsoft and Sony for your TV. Find out how inside.
Instagram (Burbn, Inc.) is a tech startup company that focuses on mobile application development. They have developed an iPhone photo sharing application called Instagram.
Amazon Web Services is the leader in cloud computing, but Microsoft is making a big move into the space with Windows Azure. Which service is best?
A collection of articles providing a comprehensive overview of Arduino, the microcontroller development platform. Topics range from a description of Arduino to projects and applications that can be made with the technology.
Amazon recently announced the availability of AWS Identity & Access Management (IAM) support for CloudFront. IAM was launched in 2010 and included S3 support. AWS Identity & Access Management (IAM) enables you to have multiple users within an AWS account.
For those looking to understand the true substance of big data behind the media hype, here is a collection of articles that touch upon various themes in this growing and evolving domain.
Find out more about Proxemics, the study of human spaces, and how proxemics may shape the design of new technology.
A profile of rising payment startup Square Inc, and its importance in the evolution of payment systems and culture.
Find out about data visualization tools for the web. How can you present large data sets in an appealing way to people using web technologies?
Uber is a transportation tech startup that has recently grabbed a lot of headlines with a $258 million investment from Google Ventures. Find out more about this tech startups.
Big Data is a term that has been used frequently in the tech media, causing some to dismiss it as an overused buzzword. But there are firms right now who are using big data technology to create tangible results. Here are some examples of big data success in industry.
Find out more about Arduino projects that integrate with the popular social media site Twitter
Google's amazing self-driving car makes use of a set of concepts called SLAM technology: Simultaneous Localization and Mapping. Learn more about SLAM here.
One of the most noticeable applications of augmented reality has been in toys, and though designed for kids, these toys may offer some glimpses into the future of how we interact with technology. See 5 interesting applications of AR in toys inside!
Comparing HTML5 with Flash is like comparing apples and oranges. HTML5 is a specification and Flash is software. HTML5 is the new specification for Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) which is the language of the web. Flash has owned rich media on the web for more than a decade and has become virtually ubiquitous. The battleground for the debate between HTML5 and Flash is rich media. Page 2.
The Nest Thermostat represents an innovation in interface design, and shows a pathway towards amazing opportunities for future innovation for savvy technologists. Find out what makes this technology so important.
Flexible OLEDs or FOLEDs, hold a lot of promise for powering the mobile devices of the future. Will smartphones in the future be bendable?
The iGEM foundation is building a catalog of biological parts and empowering students by running contests in the field of synthetic biology.
The Turing Test is a well known concept in the history of computer science. What does the Turing Test mean for the future of artificial intelligence technology?
Duolingo is a language learning site that is using technology to create a way to acquire a new language for free. How is this possible? Find out more here.
Y Combinator is a new kind of tech startup incubator. Y Combinator invests seed money, provides expertise, and most importantly, makes connections for startups.
Microsoft WebMatrix is a light weight web development platform that includes the a web server, database, programming model and a deployment tool. The tool itself is really a utility that pulls together various components required for web development.
What are some of the best tech innovations to start life as a Kickstarter project? Learn more about some great Kickstarter tech stories here.
Arduino Shields are an important way to expand the capabilities of the Arduino platform and get the most out of your Arduino project. Find out more about shields within.
Airbnb is now requiring some of its user base to provide a verified government ID in order to keep using the site. What does this mean for Airbnb and for privacy on the Web in general?
Google Street View Treks is a new feature that brings street view to exotic locales that can't be reached by car. Find out more about the features that Google is building into its latest version of Google Maps.
Gantt charts are used to illustrate the start and finish dates of tasks that make up a project.
A content delivery network like Amazon's S3 can help your website scale when under temporary demand spikes. Large files are delivered from the S3 infrastructure.
LEarn more about how technology is changing car ownership, and allowing customers to use cars in dynamic, on-demand ways.
3D printing has become a topic of great interest in tech circles, and MakerBot Industries is looking to bring it to the masses. Will the MakerBot Replicator spark the next desktop publishing revolution?
We have come to rely on the multi touch screen as the default choice for most tech devices. But will future tech have tangible, physical interfaces?
Stardock Fences - Desktop Organization for Windows
Skeumorphic design is a concept that has received a lot of attention because of Apple Computers. What is Skeumorphism, and how has this trend shaped the tech industry?
Bitcoin has received a lot of attention from the media, but how well does it work as a practical currency? Find out what things you can buy with Bitcoin.
Review of CloudBerry S3 Explorer - a tool that allows you to manage your Amazon S3 infrastructure.
Find out how the new BeagleBone Black stacks up against the popular hardware prototyping platform Arduino
Snapchat has taken a very simple premise and turned it into a phenomenon that has inspired an entire market of competitors; here is a look at some of them.
Tech Company Profile: EyeTrackShop (Eye Tracking Technology)
CDMA stands for Code Division Multiple Access.
Silicon Valley remains the most well known tech center in the U.S., but it isn't the only place startups are emerging from. Here are 5 lesser known cities that are hotbeds of tech innovation.
Infrastructure BSS is part of the 802.11 wireless network standard.
The newest generation of gaming consoles are facing declining sales, and increasing competition from many different threats. Are gaming consoles a lasting innovation, or on the way out?
BealgeBone Black has gained a lot of attention for its flexibility and power as a hardware platform. Find more info on it with a collection of articles.
Take a look at the wide range of objects that can be created with the latest generation of 3D printers. Some of these objects may surprise you!
Find out more about the latest features now available in version 4.4 of Android, Google's mobile operating system.
Has the Raspberry Pi found a rival? Find out how the new BeagleBone Black stacks up against the Pi in the battle for supremacy in embedded Linux
Apple is making a big move into healthcare with its new HealthKit. Will it be relegated to fitness trackers, or will it hold your sensitive health data?
The long rumored Amazon gaming console seems to be on the horizon. Is the e-commerce giant really going to take on the Xbox and PS4 in gaming?
Rails and Django are two popular web frameworks, each with positives and negatives. Which tool is best for your web application project?
The Open Compute project is an open source foundation being led by Facebook to increase transparency in the world of data center infrastructure. Find out more about the project, and its impact on the tech industry.
Learn about kinesics, the use of gestures and body language, and how it relates to the design of new technology.
Windows Azure AppFabric Service Bus is part of Microsoft’s internet-scale cloud computing and services platform and is hosted in Microsoft’s data centers.
Apple has just fired its opening salvo in the next technology war: the battle for your household. Will Apple control all of your household devices?
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Tech Startup Profile: Sendoid (Peer to Peer File Transfer)
3D printing has exploded in popularity over the last few years. Who are the big players in this industry that are poised to be the beneficiaries of the popularity of 3D printing?
Twilio is an Infrastructure as a Service that aims to make phone systems accessible to web developers. Find out why services like Twilio will be important for web technologies of the future.
Facebook is a globally dominant force in social media, but there is at least one important market where Facebook is being beaten: Meet the Facebook of Russia
Oculus Rift has been grabbing all the headlines in the world of virtual reality, but has gaming giant Valve covertly built a VR system that's superior?
Microsofts new offering to its popular Office Suite comes with a set of new features; which features will you find most important to your productivity? Find out more.
A PERT chart shows an illustration of a project as a network diagram that consists of numbered notes that represent events and milestones.
The new mobile app Secret offers the promise of anonymously sharing your thoughts with friends. Will it become the next big social network?
Why Has Mobile Voice Command Software Been So Disappointing? Find out more Inside
The Twine WiFi sensor allows for many of the interesting features of an Arduino, packaged into a sturdy box with a solid web interface. Find out more about this technology here!
SocialEyes is a social video conferencing solution that runs using Facebook's social graph.
Learn about haptics, a field of study that creates computers that can communicate with you through your sense of touch.
Udacity is a tech startup aimed at democratizing elite technology education by making it available for free online. How is this possible? find out more about Udacity.
Find out more about developing for Dropbox, the popular online file sharing service. Available tools, enterprise focus, and a growing community of developers.
Find out more about Shapeways, a company started in 2007 that has now become one of the premier marketplaces for 3D printing
Algorithmic trading is a new concept that has quickly come to dominate the landscape of Wall Street. But this market strategy is also becoming an important shaping force in internet technologies, find out more inside.
The pace of development in technology is increasing, and we are moving at an ever faster rate. Find out more about the law of accelerating returns.
Near Field Communications (NFC) is a technology that has been discussed for some time as the catalyst for mobile payments. Is NFC ready for prime time?
3D copying is a natural extension of the concept of 3D printing, adding object scanning techniques to allow users to replicate physical objects. Will this technology reach the mainstream and become a prevalent home device? Find out more inside.
Google Instant Search: Behind the Scenes
Big Data has become a somewhat controversial term in the media given its overuse and being hailed as the next big thing. But what are the real substantive challenges that big data is looking to address and what does it mean for the industry?
Gestures appear to be taking an ever larger role in how we interact with technology. Find out more about how the latest handset designs are innovating with gesture interfaces and what this means for the industry.
Glossary Definition of the Internet of Things
PostgreSQL has long been second to the far more popular MySQL database management software. But is PostgreSQL becoming gaining in popularity?
Online office collaboration tools may be the killer app for this generation, at least from a business perspective. Collaboration tools are turning into social software for the workplace. We are seeing collaboration move from a company’s data center to the cloud to make it easier for teams from different companies and possibly even different cultures to interact.
Google casts a wide net when it comes to its new tech strategy. Find out more about some of the varied projects that Google is working on.
A lot of speculation is surrounding Apple's release of the iPhone 5C, a device that some feel will be a budget iPhone. What are the industry trends that have led to this strategic departure for Apple?
Find out more about Apple's recent acquisition of Beats Electronics
The singularity is a dramatic idea that has been much discussed both in technology circles and in pop culture. But what is it exactly? Find out more about the singularity, and its impact on the world of technology here.
Learn more about technology for automating the systems of your home, and the trends that are shaping this industry.
Apple's announcement of the iPhone 5 surprised many with the absence of Near Field Communications (NFC). Has Apple missed an opportunity in mobile payments?
As consumers of the web and mobile apps become inundated with advertising, marketers are turning to rich media technology to engage with customers. Find out more about rich media advertising inside.