A Beginner’s Guide to Selecting a Microcontroller

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There are thousands of microcontrollers to choose from, so it can often feel like an uphill challenge when trying to select the right MCU for your application. You should never rush into purchasing a microcontroller, because they are a major part of a device’s performance, so make an educated decision; the best way to start is for an engineer to ask themselves key questions, so that they purchase the best based device based on performance and cost. Continue reading

How to Use Cloud Solutions to Take Your Operations to the Next Level?

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Managers and business owners tend to use a wide array of software platforms, but sometimes tech infrastructure becomes a victim of belt-tightening. Fortunately, small and midsized businesses have gained a true blessing from the digital heavens. It comes in the form of cloud - an infinite pool of handy tools that contribute immensely to smooth workflow. This gives you a chance to get the best of both worlds: reduce the costs and increase the efficiencies. As a result, the great tech refining is underway, marking a dawn of the new age. Continue reading

IPv6: Saviour of the Internet? [Infographic]

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When the central pool of 4.3 billion IPv4 addresses was fully allocated in 2011, it became apparent that another addressing model would be needed so that new devices could connect to the Internet. A potential crisis was averted by the introduction of IPv6, it is practically inconceivable that such a problem will ever arise again due to the trillions of addresses that are now available. Continue reading

Why Unified Communications is More Important than Ever

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In the digital age of today, life has definitely moved over to the fast lane. People are now walking around with supercomputers in their pockets in the form of smartphones, and even on their wrists in the form of smartwatches. With the internet of things, people are now controlling their home heating, lighting and appliances from their phones, laptops and tablets. Continue reading

IPv6 vs IPv4 [Infographic]

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There are over 3.2 billion people using the internet today and due to slow adoption of IPv6, IPv4-configured routers are stretched to the limit and are now at their breaking point. This is what caused the internet blackout in August 2014 and something electrical engineers do not want to see happen again. Unfortunately, the current IP addressing system has a limited number of IP addresses, which means they’ll soon be running out. Continue reading

World Telecommunication Day and the Future of 5G

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The ability to communicate is a vital part of human existence in more ways than one can imagine. Thanks to the evolving growth of communication technologies, the globe has been interconnected in unforeseeable ways. And this is how May 17th, World Telecommunication Day, is to be celebrated--by acknowledging the history of interconnectivity. Continue reading

5 Most Important Technological Advancements of the 21st Century

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The 21st century has witnessed so many great inventions in science and technology that have been as revolutionary as some of the best inventions of the previous centuries that it is sometimes hard to believe that it is barely 16 years since the century began. Determining which of these inventions are the greatest is not an easy task as such a list will always be subjective. However, the inventions discussed here are the ones that have either had the most impact on the lives of people or are still in their nascent stage but promise to have a big impact in the future. Continue reading

The Most Exciting Gadgets Soon Coming Your Way

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In the first week of the year, some of the world's most prominent tech companies meet at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to display their latest projects. Based off of the demos from this year's CES event, tech innovations are getting smarter and more convenient than ever before. Following is a list of some of the most interesting, mind-blowing and simply helpful developments that may just revolutionize your year. Continue reading

How Sci-Fi Predicted the Future of Modern Computer Science

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To celebrate the release of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, New Jersey Institute of Technology’s computer science program examines seven top sci-fi movie predictions that have made their way into the future of computer science. Without the creative ideas that were first imagined as possibilities in computer science, it’s difficult to know what technological advances would have come to fruition. Continue reading

Animated Biography of Steve Jobs

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The following video and blog post are dedicated to Steve Jobs – a man who had revolutionized the world of technology and put that dent in the Universe. This dent is now filled with the thriving IT industry offering jobs to millions of employees as well as benefit and satisfaction to an uncountable number of consumers. The video was created by amateur animators working at QuartSoft’s Marketing Department. We hope this post will inspire young people to keep on changing our world for the better with their innovative minds, artistic taste, and entrepreneurial instincts. Continue reading

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