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September 18, 2019 7:48
The way software developers think of using, designing, and developing apps is taking a surprise turn.  Just about everyone using technology uses apps, whether they're checking up on their email, grabbing a ride to the grocery store, chatting with friends online, or checking the weather before heading out for the day. Needless to say, apps are great and they're helpful. But they're still headed for a change, and we're here to tell you how. What are Progressive Web Apps? Software engineers Alex Russell and Frances Berriman are the two responsible for coining the term "progressive web app" (PWA). According to Russell, a PAW is just a website "that took all the right vitamins." Before we can explain what that means exactly, let's sidestep for a moment and talk about regular apps. They're the ones you're already downloading and using, but maybe you don't know about the way they work, exactly. Apps are...
September 11, 2019 7:46
Black Friday originated in the City of Brotherly Love in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the 1950’s and is the Friday after Thanksgiving. Many people get their pocketbooks ready and get in their vehicles and drive to the store early in the morning to catch the great deals. And of course, nowadays we have the internet so most people don't even leave anymore they shop directly from home. This eliminates getting out in the large crowds as it can get very dangerous sometimes as people have been known to get hurt. Some have even gotten killed by getting trampled over while fighting over these great deals. It is the day when the stores cut back on prices big time, some up to 50% off. This is the time that the store cuts loose and has their most inventory with their shelves stocked for their customers Christmas shopping list. All the major franchises...
September 04, 2019 7:41
Google is the go to search engine for most people, becoming a verb in modern culture synonymous with finding information. Each year, the company works to improve its search technology, focusing on its artificial intelligence systems and neural networks to make it faster and easier to get information. Google Lens is a major new component in their search model, allowing users to perform searches based on images, and interact with text in an image. This feature is available for both Android and iOS. What Can You Do With Google Lens? Google Lens is designed to be a simple application that offers a variety of functions based on images, either from the photos app of the device or live viewing through the application. The app advertises a small list of things that can be identified or accomplished with the task. Ever see an object in the world that you want to...
August 28, 2019 7:46
The odds in Las Vegas for the Seattle Mariners to win the 2019 World Series are currently 20 to 1, while the odds for the Mariners to win the American League Pennant are 10 to 1. Don't tell that to the ultra-hot Mariners team, however, who aren't listening to the odds, their horoscopes, or the baseball historians that jokingly point out the team has not even been in the Major League Playoffs since 2001. Instead, the Mariners, with a 13-3 record stand atop the entire major league standings and would seem to be chanting the late Al Davis Oakland Raider's mantra, "Just Win Baby!" Unexpected Results By all accounts, nobody, including General Manager Jerry Dipoto, foresaw a team that was playing 800 percent baseball. After all, even the 1906 Chicago Cubs, the Major League Team with the highest percentage ever, finished with an overall season percentage of 763. However, even...
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