Top Tech Fails of All Time

by Modis on May 18, 2015

The tech world is responsible for some of our coolest gadgets, conveniences and innovations. We tend to get so wrapped up in the buzz over the latest big thing that it’s easy to forget about the big flops that we’re too embarrassed to admit we went crazy for. In case you need some good humor, here is a look back at some of the most epic, top tech fails of all time. [click to continue…]

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ACCELERATING YOU AND YOUR TEAM’S GROWTHThe competition to hire the best tech talent is fiercer than ever. IT unemployment rates are lower than they’ve been in years, and companies are struggling to fill key roles. According to a Social Talent infographic, 69 percent of executives think that there is a talent shortage.

Companies now need to provide higher salaries and have stronger reputations to stand out to top IT talent. We have found that for every one job seeker, 2-3 employers are attempting to hire that person. So what can a company do to make themselves stand out from the others? Here are five tips to guide you in securing the best tech talent for your company:
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Wearable tech

In recent years, smartphones have been the big must-have gadget to carry with you on the go. However, that trend is gradually shifting as wearable tech gains momentum. Smartwatches are now the latest techie trend of the future. Google Android Wear smartwatch devices have been out for a while now, but with the Apple Watch gunning for domination in the wearable tech space, the big question is how do these devices stack up to one another?

The Apple Watch isn’t quite the Android Wear-killer people expected — at least not out of the gate. With so many comparable features and functions found across the smartwatch devices, the Google vs. Apple debate boils down to a matter of personal taste. Here are some key highlights to help you decide which wearable tech is right for you.

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IT Industry Thriving in April Jobs Report

by Tate Monroe on May 8, 2015

February 2015 Unemployment ReportFor the IT industry, the job outlook in the month of April brought quite a bit of optimism. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced 223,000 new jobs were added last month and, of those, the IT industry contributed close to 21,000 new jobs. March’s numbers were revised down to 85,000 jobs from 126,000 which means April saw 97,000 more jobs added than the month prior.

The unemployment rate is also heading in the right direction. It now sits at 5.4%, which is the lowest jobless rate since May 2008. Over the year, the unemployment rate experienced a 0.8 percentage decrease.

But the big news this month is the significant job gains in the IT industry. Experts are predicting 49% of employers in the IT industry will add full-time headcount in Q2.
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New TechnologyBy its very nature, rapid advances in new technology are a real game changer. There are plenty of technologies that reshaped the way we live: things like iTunes that changed the way we buy music and the development of smartphones along with social media, which have transformed the way we communicate. But what about the technologies that go beyond satisfying our need for instant geeky gratification and strive to change the world? From helping the blind and bolstering cyber security to exploring other dimensions, tech innovators are striving to make the world a better place. Take a look at the top 5 technologies that are changing the world for the better!

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May the 4th be With You Party ImageAre you ready for one of the biggest days of the year? May the 4th Be With You is the official Star Wars Day and we want to help you get prepared.

Besides Star Wars Day, May is a very prominent month in Star Wars history. The series debuted in May of 1977 and George Lucas, one of the most successful American filmmakers in history, celebrates his birthday on May 14th. Lastly, May signifies the start of Walt Disney World Star Wars Weekend.

Fans are going all out for their May the 4th celebrations this year after the announcement of the new trilogy of movies beginning with Star Wars: The Force Awakens. This is obviously the perfect time to throw the ultimate #StarWarsDay party!

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