Eco-Technology

Plant biotechnology is reducing greenhouse gas emissions

(NC) -- Did you know that innovations in plant biotechnology and pesticides have contributed significantly to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from agricultural practices? In fact, in 2008, biotech crops facilitated a 15.6 billion kilogram reduction in carbon dioxide emissions. Biotech crops play an important role in the way farmers manage their land by supporting conservation tillage, whi ....

Environment: 5 Steps To Reduce Carbon Footprint

(Xmeeting-Xmeeting.com New Wire Service) -- Reducing carbon footprint is very important to conserve the ecosystem of our planet. Global warming is indeed one of the deadliest threats faced by mankind. It can completely change the atmosphere of our planet and render it uninhabitable for humans and other animals in the future. This is why it is important that we take steps to reduce our carbon footp ....

Energy Savings: Five Ways to Save Money This Winter

(NC) -- Old Man Winter is just around the corner, bringing cold, frigid temperatures and a desire to stay in and stay warm. Heating costs make up a significant portion of household expenses, but there are ways to manage your energy use while still staying warm and cozy. Dave Walton, the director of home ideas at Direct Energy, shares five easy ways to improve energy efficiency this winter: ....

Technology: Why no business can live without the cloud

‘Cloud computing’ is a term used to describe the sharing of files or data through the internet, rather than storing it on an internal server. There are many, many benefits to cloud computing and businesses across the world are realising these each day.

But, realistically, what should you use the cloud to do? Here are some ideas to get you started, if you want to integrate the cloud into ....

iOS 7.1: Jailbreak iPhone 5S, 5C, 5, 4S, and 4 IMEI Cydia unlock

Many people are looking for the quickest and safest methods to "jailbreak" and unlock iphone iOS 7.1 or 7.0.6 without any difficulties. There are unlimited benefits of unlocking your Apple iPhone. The average 'consumer' can easily make use of more than a few effective ways available to carry out our desires, such as with an innovative and new Unlock Jailbreak feature that is compatible with iPhone ....

iPhone 6 and Apple phablet to be relased this fall

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims Apple is planning to make two new iPhone models with two different screen sizes in 2014. This means the Cupertino-based company is finally entering the screen size wars. The flagship phone will be a 5.5-inch model with a screen resolution of 1,920-by-1,080 pixels, which means 401 pixels per inch. The 4.7-inch device will use a 1,334-by-750 pixel display to maintain th ....

APP Review: Celebrity Posted

Celebrity Posted is a great app that helps you to keep track of all your favourite entertainment gossip really easily.

If you follow celebrities on social networking sites such as Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Facebook, then you may find it annoying to keep swapping between applications to get all the up to date stories and feeds available.

This app helps you to do this by allowi ....

Greener offices lead to healthier employees and greener profits

(NC) -- Working in a green office building isn't just good for the environment, it's good for your health. Better still, it is also good for any business bottom line. Instead of sitting all day long in a workplace with harsh lighting and bad air, imagine working in a space that is specifically designed to provide excellent air circulation, access to natural daylight and that also demonstrate ....

Save gas, save money through Hypermiling

Kari, Grant and Tory discuss the pitfalls of driving erratically on a non-closed course; plus, find out how you compare with the MythBusters when it comes to deciding it's time to get gas. ....

Hyundai drives into the Future

Since the Industrial Revolution, technology has benefited our lives but at the cost of trashing our planet's ecology. As the effects of long-term pollution are becoming virtually irreversible and increasingly detrimental, many innovative schemes are being introduced to try to combat the lethal side-effects of the technology that is so important to our modern-day existence. To come to terms with c ....

Electric automobile idea busts at drawing board

The latest news in automotive technology comes from a Connecticut based company that is developing a new method of auto propulsion, using the element thorium to produce electricity. In a nutshell, they say 8 grams of thorium yields as much energy as 28,000 liters of gasoline which should supply enough electricity to keep the car running for an estimated 1 million miles which would outlast the mech ....

Keystone XL Pipeline activists gets marketing boost

The environmental groups and activists fighting to stop the Keystone XL Pipeline project need new media to express themselves. They need to reach out to the people and make them aware of the dangers associated with this project.  Advertorials can be a great medium through which they can spread their message to the masses. Advertorials are paid news articles that appear in magazines, newspap ....

WordPress: Bloggers get Content Management boost

It takes a lot to maintain a blog. There are people who are of the opinion that it is a very easy thing to do as all you have to do is sit down and write stories about yourself or others. Truth be told though, there is much more to blogging than that. First and foremost, for a blog to be successful it has to attract an audience and this audience has to be maintained as a newer one is drawn to the ....

Eco-Friendly Phones: Is It Possible?

For those looking for smartphones where there’s a minimal impact on the environment, it’s worth considering the ways in which they’re both used and manufactured. Many companies strive to ensure their technology is built using sustainable sources of materials and energy, and this push towards a less harmful smartphone industry is a positive step that should be encouraged. Recently, a re ....

Math kills cancer cells

(UOttawa.ca) -- Here's a good reason to pay attention in math class. Today, Nature Communications published an article by Ottawa researchers that describes how advanced mathematical modelling can be used to fight cancer. The math predicts how different treatments and genetic modifications might allow cancer-killing, oncolytic viruses to overcome the natural defences that cancer ....

Failure existing four years ago can affect 99% of Androids

Bluebox researchers say they have discovered a security flaw in Android that has existed for at least four years, since version 1.6 Donut. The vulnerability, which allows you to install malicious applications on the user's smartphone, can affect up to 900 million units, according to the company. It works like this: as a security measure, Android checks the encryption keys of the applications to m ....

Differences In Available Laptops On The Market

In the technological world of today, the computer and laptop market is constantly changing to keep up with current demands. Computer technology is advancing more quickly than ever before and so customers looking to upgrade or buy a new laptop can be faced with a very wide variety of laptops, all with different components and features to choose from. When purchasing a new laptop, it can be helpful ....

Finding The Perfect Nexus Skin Is Easy

Ever wanted your Nexus to stand out from everyone else's? Well now you have the ability to customize your phone in a durable and protective way. With 3M vinyl skins, you can make your phone one-of-a-kind, while ensuring that the condition of your phone doesn't deteriorate. Some skins may look appealing, but may not last long. Instead of having to buy a new skin all the time, you should consider in ....

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