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Internet Speeds
Internet speed is important to a lot of people. As technology helps to speed up the Internet, developers push the limits of the technology so that the user experience is maximized. Regardless of how fast the Internet gets, it will still not satisfy everyone.

Increasing Speeds
While not everyone can be content with web speeds, you can make an effort to pacify as many people as possible by speeding up your website. There are a few really easy ways you can do this. In this article I will show you how a CDN (Content Delivery Network) and Amazon’s S3 (Simple Storage Solution) can help make your site load significantly faster.

A Storage Solution
Let’s look at Amazon S3. On the surface, S3 seems to be nothing more than a hosting server. And that’s really all it is. But it is a really efficient and speedy hosting server. Fast enough, in fact, that Amazon runs its extremely high traffic site from it. So there is one way to speed your site up.

A Content Delivery Network
Another way you can speed up your site is by using a CDN, “So what is a CDN?” you may ask. A CDN, or Content Delivery Network, is a worldwide network of server that store a websites files in cache, so they can be accessed repeatedly in any region of the world without having to transfer from the origin server. This decreases the amount of traffic that goes through your server, which will improve its own performance, add additional performance and save you money.

Using Both Services Together
The great thing about using these two services is they can be used at the same time. Using A CDN with S3 will offer improvements in latency and load times, which will make the visitors of your site much happier.

About the author:
Bryce Graven is from San Francisco, CA. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication & Journalism with an Electronic Media Production option. He is well known in the Bay Area Music scene as a producer, engineer and vocalist. Bryce’s passion for computer-recorded music has lead him into the tech industry, web design, graphics, digital video and marketing. He currently works at Influence People in San Francisco doing video editing, blogging, marketing and web design.


An uninterruptible power supply (UPS) batter backup is a device that offers electrical power as a backup power supply when primary power is not available. If you’re in the market for a UPS battery backup, it can be overwhelming to know where to purchase one and which kind you need.

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Whether you are setting up a work area at home or a new office it can be a daunting task to find affordable furniture. However, there are possibilities available that can help you to find the perfect computer workstation furniture without going over your budget. In order to find the right pieces you may consider looking online to compare the price from various companies.

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There are various piece of equipment which you can purchase to make your work easier such as the large screen displays. This allows you to see what you are doing without straining your eyes or giving you headaches. Most companies offer a wide variety of products to choose from such as console furniture which can be costly which is why you want to research the different companies to get the best prices for what you need most. You may consider using a reputable www.constanttech.com company to help find the products that you need at a price that you can afford. Finding a reliable Constant Tech company to help you find the right products at an affordable price will help to get your work life back on track and to help streamline your business in the right direction.


It’s been six weeks since Canonical has released Ubuntu for phones. Yet while people were anticipating its release, the team also surprised many with news that Ubuntu for tablets is out as well.

 

Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical and Ubuntu, describes this release as one that aims at device convergence, in saying, “Multitasking productivity meets elegance and rigorous security in our tablet experience. Our family of interfaces now scales across all screens, so your phone can provide tablet, PC and TV experiences when you dock it. That’s unique to Ubuntu and it’s the future of personal computing.”

 

This comes just after Ubuntu for phones was released a few weeks ago, and which was well-received for its ability to use all four corners of the screen. As for the Ubuntu tablet interface, it supports screen that are 6 to 20 inches and resolutions from 100 to 450 ppi.

 

What is noteworthy, and as claimed by Shuttleworth, is that the user will enjoy the same experience depending on the device you plan to use. However, not only will this operating system run smoothly on all devices namely PCs, tablets, phones or TV, app developers can write a single binary app that will work across all these devices.

 

This convergence will be complete by the time Ubuntu 14.04 is released in April 2014 but for now, a ‘Touch Developer Preview’ of Ubuntu for tablets has been released The source code as well as the installable images can be downloaded from the Ubuntu developer site.

 

Finally, one can expect to find hardware using Ubuntu by the first quarter of 2014 but it’s hard to say whether it would be released for tablets or smartphones.


It’s been about six months since Microsoft released Outlook.com, which is meant to replace its outdated Hotmail service, and with almost 60 million users that have switched over, the company is on the verge of launching the biggest marketing campaign ever for its new webmail service.

 

In an effort to get people to try something new, Microsoft, which lost out to Gmail nine years ago, adds perspective to the way technology has changed recently, in saying, “Things are different today than they were in 2004. We use new communication services, like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn and we have a much greater appreciation for well-designed and well-connected systems.”

 

Bearing stark similarity to what Microsoft is doing with the transition from Windows Live Messenger to Skype, making the switch from Hotmail to Outlook is currently optional but will become mandatory by the summer.

 

Since getting people to switch email services is difficult and a “slow-moving category”, Outlook now gives users the option to switch from Gmail as well, thanks to the latter running into more and more complications.

 

What is apparent is that with the modern interface and features that Microsoft has to offer with Outlook, its plans to compete with Google in a space that it controlled only a decade ago, are clearly evident. In not shying away from comparisons with Gmail, the company is very clear about the fact that they are offering an excellent webmail service that is on par with the former.

 

What is also clear is that the new Outlook.com interface is an excellent upgrade from Hotmail, and despite the possibility of users being reluctant to switch to this new-and-improved service, it could well worth a shot.