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Know How To Write? We’re Hiring

So… whatever regulars that are still around might have noticed: content is thin these days. The reasons for this are long and potentially boring, but maybe one day I’ll write my memoirs and delight you guys on the best way to run a website into the ground. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t a little fight left in me, and I’ve decided it’s time to hire someone to write for OhGizmo! again.

It won’t pay much, but you’ll be read by a quarter million readers monthly. There’s a contact form right here (and up on the nav bar too, if you bother to look), where you can submit your candidacy, and I’ll be reviewing applications. You need to be able to write well and be interested in tech; I’m assuming if you’re reading this in the first place you already have part 2 nailed down. Past writers have gone on to become fully employed writers at legit professional publications, like Gizmodo and IEEE, so who knows where you might end up. Either bored or a millionaire… or somewhere in between.

We’ll discuss compensation when you apply, but don’t expect to buy a yacht with this money. But hey, if you’re finding yourself browsing the web all day and occasionally think “Geez, this OhGizmo! site sure could use some of my talent.”, then why not try it out and make a few bucks in the process?

Top Digital Marketing Tips You Need To Read

Digital Marketing is a lucrative business and it is far more effective for larger and more competitive businesses. If it is done effectively, it has far more success than small business advertising does. This is a business that is always evolving, as more and more ideas continue to emerge; however, it takes time and effort to promote and perfect different strategies to help your business grow. There are several different keys to successful digital marketing. There are multiple channels in which a digital marketing audience can be reached; blogs, social media, e-mail, podcasts and websites. The following strategies will help kick your career into high gear.

First of all, you need to keep up with all the major digital marketing sites, such as Google, Twitter, Facebook, and also keep up with industry news. Blogs also help share information which is geared toward a specific audience. The sort of information that is expressed in a blog inspires a specific audience to not only read the original content, but also brings people back to the blog for future reading. You can also use social media sites, such as facebook, to boost your business. It is important to build trust and brand loyalty with the audience. However, do not strictly advertise. You should aim to build a relationship with the audience. Try to keep content simple, be consistent, and always respond to feedback with a positive attitude and as quickly as possible. You might find this article interesting.

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These Highly-Reviewed Power Banks Are On Sale

Anker PowerCore 20000mAh Power Bank

If you’re looking for the power bank with ultra-high capacity, the Anker PowerCore 20000mAh Power Bank is the obvious choice. Over 10,000 of Amazon customer reviews and the rating is still strong at 4.6 stars. It can charge your iPhone 7 for 7 times, your Galaxy S6 5 times or your iPad mini 4 times. You can charge up to 2 devices simultaneously. It’s on a 51% discount today and you can get one for only $39.

Here is another high-capacity power bank from RAVPower, the RAVPower 26800mAh Battery Pack. It has more capacity compared to Anker’s and has 3 USB ports. This monster power bank definitely keeps you covered and can last up to 9 days on a single charge. The #1 Best Seller can be yours for only $43.

Anker PowerCore 13000mAh Power Bank

Now if you prefer something more compact, go with this Anker PowerCore 13000mAh Power Bank. It has 2 USB ports, can charge your iPhone 6s 5 times, your Galaxy S6 3 times or your iPad Air 2 once. It used to have a $44 price tag, but it’s down to only $29 today.

 

Any Time Believer Bold Watch Collection


Dare to be different with the Any Time Believer Bold Watch Collection. This series of watches encourages you to be you and go against the grain. Sporting a totally unique design, the Believer Watch features stunning stainless steel while boasting a “more is more” concept. The dial is complete with enlarged numbers for 12, 3, 6, and 9. In addition, it has luminous fill on the indices and hands so you can view the time in any light.

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3 Useful Switches Every Household Should Have Right Now

Do you sometimes wish you could just plug everything into your laptop for a quick charge? The charger heads can become bulky at times. The Anker 5-Port USB Charger is a neat way to simultaneously charge all of your devices and it’s just $20 today.

If you don’t need much, you can settle for this RAVPower Wall Charger which has 2 USB ports. It also has a foldable plug, making it a perfect travel charging plug. It’s at 80% off today with a price tag of just $8.

Lastly, here’s this Etekcity Light Timer Outlet, Heavy-Duty Switch with Surge Protection. It’s like your smart switch, but with this, you don’t need your phone to program it. It comes with an interface where you can input up to 20 timer programs. And it can handle up to 1875 Watts or a load current of 15A. No wonder it’s a #1 New Release in Amazon right now and it’s only $13.

 

Most Infamously Unreliable Gadgets We Can’t Live Without

Smartphones

The screen cracks. The signal fails. The battery dies. And woe betides you if you get it wet. The smartphone is arguably the king of unreliable gadgetry. But for all the hassle of carrying something around as delicate as a newborn baby in your pocket, us consumers can’t live without our beloved cell phones.

How to Fix It

If you can’t bring yourself to step back into the brick-phone age – like the famous Nokia 3310 (which has been revived by the company) – then be sure to invest in some top quality protection. Modern protective cases come with a range of life-proof defense mechanisms against water and brute force, such as the aptly-named ‘Survivor’ by Griffin, will ensure your smartphone stays safely intact from a drop of up to 10 feet.

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Why Is the iPad POS System Taking Off?

Credit card machines and cash tills are getting a little paranoid because they’ve heard of the introduction of the new iPad POS (Point Of Sale) System. The system itself is an innovative way of helping businesses in a variety of industries become more efficient when it comes to accepting payments.

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But, that’s not all these systems are used for. They also come with a host of other features and benefits that are ultimately making credit card machines and cash tills quake in their boots. Why is the new development of iPad POS Systems taking off in restaurants and other businesses around the world?

The Implementation of Inventory Tracking
The days of walking into the back of the restaurant to check on food inventory are long gone. iPad POS Systems come equipped with inventory tracking software so customers know whether a specific meal is in stock there and then. This increases employee efficiency, and it also means impatient customers are no longer a problem. It’s features like these that are giving employees the chance to provide a better service regardless of the industry they work in.

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How To Ship Your Technology Quickly And Compliantly

With media being consumed on demand faster that ever before, with companies like Netflix making TV shows and movies available for streaming just months after their release to please users, it’s imperative that the signals used to transmit content are reliable. Cloud-based service providers that exist for social, entertainment-based, informative, or professional purposes are all expanding globally to reach a larger client base. Conversely, those who’ve already expanded internationally still require the IT equipment used to supply their service to be shipped securely, and on time. These clients require technology resellers from whom they can lease these necessary goods, it’s an opportunity to enter a global market like no other, so why do so many value-added resellers choose to stay local?

What many cloud-based service providers don’t realize is just how complex cross-border transactions can be, particularly for the reseller whose responsibility it is to have the goods cleared upon arrival. Technology is treated with high sensitivity at the customs of most countries, and because there is no conventional customer, often an Importer of Record is hired so the goods may be cleared compliantly. Before this process can take place, there is also a pre-approval process to contend with that requires the exporting entity to prepare all the correct paperwork including a commercial invoice, freight delivery waybill, and other pieces of customs support documentation like permits and further certifications.

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Tech Our Grandparents Never Saw Coming

Back to the Future II is an interesting case study in futurism in film, but it’s also a fun way of looking at our expectations of where technology was going to go. In 1989, we thought there was a good chance we’d be on hoverboards and flying cars powered by our waste products. Who could have predicted Nike would file a patent for self-lacing shoes?

Sci-fi drives our passion for technology and the innovations we make in real life. We jokingly talk about home surveillance like a throwback to Big Brother in the book 1984. Today, home monitoring systems are common and safe. The entire smart home is something our grandparents never saw coming, but they actually did have some equivalents back then that might surprise you.

Door Shakers and Home Security
Post World War I, theft became a major issue as folks struggled to protect property. Americans realized home security was a challenge, and that one needed to work hard to protect what one had earned. Burglar alarms were sold that would create loud noises in the event of a break in, but the door itself remained a weak point in home security.

Enter “door shakers”.

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