Saving Energy with Your Electronics 

Green Power

Every year, there’s a handy new electronic device to catch your interest — and your outlets. No matter how diligent you are with your power-saving habits, your bill is going to keep rising as long as you add more electronics to your home. That second laptop, new game console and home entertainment system all contribute to rising energy costs within the home. Continue reading

How Smart Home Technology Can Save You Money 

Mobile phone with robot

The global financial situation has resulted in organisations investing time and effort in developing new home technologies that will save homeowners money in the long run. Products such as geothermal-heating and cooling systems, including improved hot-water systems, hydro floors and radiant wall panels can save you up to 75 percent on your energy bills. Continue reading

Future Engineering Trends 

Solar Power

The engineering sector involves a wide selection of jobs and responsibilities, and there are engineers in almost every industry. Engineering is further subdivided into chemical, electrical and mechanical fields, but all of them have one thing in common: they involve the use of technique and skill to achieve a real-world impact. Continue reading

Technology and College Admissions 

Historically, the college admissions process has been paper-intensive. Students have long associated the process of applying to college with gathering and mailing admission forms, essays, recommendations, and transcripts. Oh, the joy of getting paper cuts, licking envelopes, and living next to the mailbox! Continue reading

TechBlog Follow Friday & Weekly Stumbles For 2012-05-04 

Free Apps Drain Smartphone Energy On 'Advertising Modules'

Free apps drain smartphone energy on ‘advertising modules’. Researchers have shown that popular free smartphone apps spend up to 75 percent of their energy tracking the user’s geographical location, sending information about the user to advertisers and downloading ads. Continue reading

TechBlog Follow Friday & Weekly Stumbles For 2012-03-30 

Cheaper, Quieter and Fuel-Efficient Biplanes Could Put Supersonic Travel On the Horizon

Cheaper, quieter and fuel-efficient biplanes could put supersonic travel on the horizon. For 27 years, the Concorde provided its passengers with a rare luxury: time saved. For a pricey fare, the sleek supersonic jet ferried its ticketholders from New York to Paris in a mere three-and-a-half hours. Continue reading

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