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Urbanista Los Angeles Set to Become World’s First Self-Charging Headphones

The Los Angeles headphones look great, but does the promise of never-ending power stack up? Leading headphones brand Urbanista has launched the world's first solar-powered wireless headphones. The Swedish audio brand hopes that the stylish Urbanista Los Angeles headphones will deliver "virtually infinite playtime," never running out of battery when you're least expecting it. Urbanista Launches Solar Powered Headphones The Urbanista Los Angeles could become a great step forwards for self-powered audio technology—but how effective their solar harvesting is hasn't been put to the test by reviewers yet. The company claims that the headphones can charge both indoors and outdoors, allowing the Los Angeles to provide a "nonstop audio experience." The Urbanista Los Angeles will...

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Apple iPhone 12: The chip advance set to make smartphones smarter

When Apple unveils its new iPhones, expect it to make a big deal of the fact they're the first in the world to be powered by a new type of chip. This, we'll likely be told, will let owners do things like edit 4K video, enhance high-resolution photos and play graphically-intensive video games more smoothly than was possible before while using less battery power. The "five nanometre process" involved refers to the fact that the chip's transistors have been shrunk down - the tiny on-off switches are now only about 25 atoms wide - allowing billions more to be packed in. Effectively it means more brain power. Travel back just four years, and many industry insiders doubted the advance could be delivered so soon. That it has been, is in large part down to the ingenuity of a relati...

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The Top Questions to Ask When Hiring a Reliable Cyber Security Firm

Did you know that the average cost of a cyberattack to a small business is $200,000? This figure is so high that it puts 60% of affected companies out of business. It's also estimated that there is a successful cyberattack every 39 seconds.  When cybercriminals are making attempts at your business constantly, you need to think about increasing cyber security.  One of the most effective ways of doing this is by hiring a cyber security firm to maintain and protect your IT infrastructure.  But there are so many different options for hiring managed IT services companies that specialize in security. How do you know which will offer the best support? In this article, we’ll give you the best questions to ask when hiring a cyber security company.  Why Your Bus...

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Technology Improves Efficiency: Where Should You Be Focusing?

Companies of all types are looking for ways to be more efficient and productive. It’s no wonder, especially when some statistics show that employees are productive for less than 3 hours in an 8-hour workday. Technology improves efficiency and productivity in organizations. As a small business, how can you leverage technology? You have to focus on the right technologies for your company and your workers. That’s not always easy to do, and investing in technologies that don’t help your cause will drain resources, rather than boost your bottom line. Read on to find out how you can make smart technology investments that will improve efficiency and productivity. What Do You Want Technology to Do? You can invest in just about any type of technology and systems for your business. The ...

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How to Pick the Best File Format for Printing

Did you know more than 55 percent of people trust print advertising over any other format? Printing still plays a big role in marketing, as well as other departments in your business. The key to effective print ads and even meeting reports is in quality. You want to make sure everything you’re printing is crisp and clear, with great colors. So, what’s the best file format for printing? It depends a bit on why you’re printing, but this guide will help you pick the right format every time. Evaluate Your Project Needs Before you decide on a file type, you should take a look at your printing needs. If you’re printing out an email, you may not need to worry too much about the file format. If you need to print a high-quality flyer people can read from across the room, the file ty...

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Computer Numerical Control System: What Is a CNC Machine?

56,000 new jobs will be available for CNC machining technicians in the next 7 years alone. If you want to become a part of this growing industry, you must fully understand the technology behind it. CNC is an acronym that stands for computer numerical control system. It involves the use of software to automate a wide variety of tasks a machine operator would otherwise have to perform manually. Read on to find out what a CNC machine is and how they work. What Is A Computer Numerical Control System? CNC programming uses computers to provide instructions to a piece of technology about how it should work and what it should do. The system relies on two key components, and failure in one area can ruin everything. Software is one of the most critical components of any CNC system. C...

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