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HoloLens: Is Augmented Reality The Next Big Thing?

Microsoft is busily assembling what they believe could the next trend i.e. a reality product by the name HoloLens. HoloLens have been specifically designed for gamers who find the 3-D experience enjoyable. Its something similar to the virtual reality (VT) but its a little bit different. How it operates The platform is basically built from computer generated holograms that have a virtual projection. These holograms resemble and acts as other parts of the real; world. According to the Microsoft website, you can pin several holograms in various physical locations as easily as the way you would put a physical object inside a room. You can as well interact with the physical objects as well as the holograms at the same time The technology around this device This type of technology is packed inside a headset that has similarities with the large visor. It’s unmetered and its functions are the same as those of the standalone windows 10 computers. Everything is self-contained and wireless Reports indicate that it has a weight of less than one pound making it extremely comfortable. The headset is completely different as compared to wearing a pair of sunglasses. It contains halo-like headbands that can support any…

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Interesting Things You Should Know About Fiber Optic Cables

Technology is changing rapidly. Business owners have started to appreciate the need of using of technology to run their business. Nowadays, fiber optic cables are very common in businesses. Everyone knows that a structured cabling system is the foundation of every business network. They help in providing connectivity between servers, computers and other network devices and allowing both voice and data to be sent worldwide. When it comes to data cabling, there are different mediums available to carry that data, transferring it from point A to point B. Traditionally, a twisted pair of copper cable was used. It is still used even now as the most common form of structured data cabling. This cable normally transmits data through copper wires. However, there is a need to use faster and more advanced methods of networking. This is the reason why fiber optic cables have come into place. Fiber optic cabling is quickly on its way to becoming the next generation standard in data cabling. There are some interesting things you should know about fiber optic cables. They include: 1. They are green. Our environment is very essential to us. We should always protect it. This is the reason why most companies…

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Longing for the Note 4 Experience on your Android Device?

The Galaxy Note 4 will be very, very expensive and we’re pretty sure that most of you will want to wait a few months or one year, until its price will be cut. However, if you already have an Android smartphone, there’s a way to turn it into a Note 4, by emulating many features from it. What do you need? First of all, you must have root access on your phone/tablet, to change system settings, but do this only if you know what you’re doing. Before giving access to other software, you’d better back up your files, because you wouldn’t want to lose them in case something goes wrong. Change the wallpapers The Note 4 has some specific wallpapers you might want to have on your Android device. To experience the Samsung experience, download one of the wallpapers you like the most and install it on your smartphone. At least the home screen will fool any newbie user who doesn’t know how the Note 4 looks on the outside. If you have a giant Samsung phablet with a wallpaper “stolen” from the Note 4, you’ll have the impression that you’re really using a Note 4. Audio files The Note…

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Nexus 5 – Blocking Phone Numbers That Annoy You

Is someone you don’t know calling you late at night when you are sleeping or do you get some random messages from your ex? Don’t worry, because now with your Nexus 5, you can block any number that you don’t know. This works for any Android device that runs CM 11. There are two ways to block a number, one is from the settings of your dialer application and the other is via the number from your call log. Keep in mind that you will have to run CyanogenMod custom ROM on your device to have this feature available. It is rumored that the blacklist will be available for the official Android OS on the upcoming Android 5.0 L. Blocking a phone number on your Nexus 5 that runs on CM 11 via the settings method In case you are getting annoying text messages or calls from a specific person, you can use this method to block the number from where you receive the text messages or calls. First, go to your dialer application, Settings->Blacklist and enable it. To add a number in your blacklist, you will have to tap the “+” symbol from the bottom and write it there…

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