Review: OVC H15 active noise cancelling earbuds

By Paul McNeil

As mobile phones are advancing more and more these days, so is the industry of ear buds and head phones. These phones also demand our attention, while the world around us becoming more hectic than ever before.

Recently, I had the opportunity to review the new OVC H15 earbuds with the all-important noise cancellation feature. For those familiar with OVC, this is not an upgrade of the OVC H1 model and it has a number of interesting features, mainly not being wireless which goes against OVC history.

H1 was a music earphone but H15 is an active noise cancelling earphones. H1’s main feature is bass adjustment through a mechanical method. Continue reading

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5 reasons to own a 3D printer

The development of 3D printing technology has had considerable impact on many industries, and will continue to do so in the near future. The technology allows you to create any design you wish to precise dimensions, save it as a computer file, and reproduce it whenever you like on your machine.

This is beginning to change the way people live, and perhaps even the way they think. The ability to make a real-world object from a digital file creates endless opportunities for learning, research, medical needs, and manufacturing, to name just a few areas.

With the growth in demand, 3D printers are also becoming more user-friendly and affordable. Now you can own a 3D printer for your personal use. Here are just some of the benefits to having one. Continue reading

5 tips to keep your customers’ data safe

By Lisa Michaels

After many large businesses around the world became involved in data breach scandals, many other businesses of all sizes have begun paying more attention to data security and protection.

No matter what kind of business you run, protecting customer data is crucial to maintain your brand’s reputation and your bottom line. In some industries, businesses who fail to take proper measures to secure confidential information may expose themselves to fines and other penalties from regulatory authorities.

In order to prevent data leaks that carry huge financial costs and could have a huge negative impact on your reputation, you need to apply the following security tips. Continue reading

5 tips from experts on how to lock down your online security

By Maxwell Donovan, BestOnlineReviews.com

Passwords are essential. They are the only way that gives you a direct ticket to various sites any time you want to. However, only understanding and observing the basics of password protection is not enough for you to keep hackers away for good? Over just the basics protections such as two-factor authentication, password manager and of course ensuring that your password is secure from being easily guessed by hackers.  These are valuable tips for protecting your online security. However, you still need to go an extra mile beyond the standard. Here are a few tips from experts to ensure your online security is not compromised. Continue reading

5 Smart home technology trends that can save you money

By Alyssa Winters, TopReveal

There are so many advantages of new smart home technology trends. In this short article, we are going to talk about how these smart home technology trends can help you save some money. Living in a smart home can really be fun.

Today, many American homeowners drive pleasure in automating daily functions of their homes such as climate control, entertainment, security, lighting etc. According to a recent study, about 45% of people choosing to remodel their homes in developed countries especially Europe and America are interested in adding at least one smart device to it. Continue reading

Do you want AI to solve a marketing, business or operational challenge?

By Matt Jones, Tessella

Most articles about artificial intelligence start with big claims. ‘AI will change the world’; ‘Here are some exciting examples of AI’.

These are all legitimate starting points, but fewer words are spent understanding what contemporary AI really is, and who can benefit from it. An uninformed observer could be forgiven for thinking AI is a new technology that you can buy as part of a platform and simply plug into your business and become the next digital company of the future.

Most technology is quite complicated. And AI is ‘quite complicated’ multiplied. If a business wants to really take advantage of AI, they need to stop worrying about what the latest, cool AI gadget or platform will be and start thinking about what an AI toolset can do for the specific problems facing their enterprise. Continue reading

Online reviews: a key element of marketing

By Megan Arevalo, Website Builder

There are many elements of online marketing, from social media to paid advertising, but one area that is often overlooked by business owners and marketers or simply left to develop by itself is online reviews.

Public feedback from customers on your own website or review sites is a powerful form of social proof. It tells potential customers that the business is active, has a certain degree of popularity, and if the reviews are mostly positive – that the business is what it says it is and does what it says it does.

In fact having no reviews at all can have more of a negative impact on attracting customers or clients than a few negatives among the positives. Continue reading