HostGator’s package price is one of the reasons why a lot of website owners made their decision to stick with HostGator. However, a fraction of people who are much more negative doubts HostGator’s quality due to its low price.
To be honest, the need to be concerned about HostGator’s low prices is not necessary. Moreover, there is also no need for you to doubt there services. Although it has been established in the online world that the more expensive the service, the more reliable it is, HostGator proves that it isn’t always the case – especially when it comes to web hosting.
One of the reasons why HostGator is able to provide their web hosting service in such a low price is because a lot of people had already invested their trust on them. Thus, the web hosting company already has a lot of customers. The number of customers they have had given them an economy that could still allow them to provide that high-quality service without having to raise their package prices.
Another thing that makes HostGator’s service one of a kind is that it has proven so many times it is reliable; they have maintained the best records when it comes to uptime. Why are they able to maintain its unbeatable uptime record when they have so many customers? The answer is simple: they also have a lot of servers available, unlike most other companies.
These servers can be used as backups and gives them the advantage of branching out to different locations so that they would have several backup files in case some mishaps would happen.
Despite its low-priced web hosting, HostGator never fails to provide a fast and high-quality customer support. Along with their package prices is the 24-hour customer support.
So the next time you hear someone saying that HostGator is not recommendable since it belongs to the low-priced category, you might one to think again. Remember that not all web hosting companies that offer low prices are of low quality.
HostGator is one of the world’s best hosting company and reviews from its satisfied customers are always available online. So, if you doubt its services and quality, you can always read reviews and decide afterwards.
Also, HostGator, despite its already low-priced packages, they still manage to offer coupon codes that provides discounts on your web hosting packages, making your total amount even lower without having to sacrifice their quality. How’s that for a web hosting provider?
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Having a reliable web hosting service provider is an integral part in building a high-quality website as it is the web hosting service provider that has the capability to deliver services that could make your website attractive and useful to your target audience. Of course, you, as the website owner, should also be able to provide a content that is of high quality and of grave importance to your readers and visitors.
Every person who would visit a company website or even just a blog would want to have the ability to access every part of your website at any time of the day, depending on their need to access it.
It is only with the power of a reliable web hosting provider that this becomes possible.
Web hosting is your remote hard drive. Meaning, all of your files are saved to a remote server called the host. Every single website that you are able to access through the Internet is because of a web hosting provider.
Web hosting providers usually have a fee that you can pay every month, every few months, or every year, depending on your preference.
Furthermore, downtime refers to the times when your website, which is already hosted, is not accessible by other people through the Internet. Reasons for down times include upgrades and maintenance, as well as other technical difficulties.
Thus, it is always of grave importance that you choose a web hosting provider that has little down time or none at all because every downtime could mean a loss in your business profits or potential customer.
Another result of down times is the possibility that customers would not rely on your website and your company as a whole since they could not access it, thus detouring the traffic that is supposed to be directed towards your site.
In order to avoid these problems, you must choose a web hosting provider that has a good reputation, such as HostGator, and is able to handle heavy traffic without overloading its system.
Without a web hosting provider, your website content, which you have put so much effort on, would become useless.
Just imagine your website that is accessible only to you. Will that help boost your company’s standing and profile? No. Thus, web hosting is of great importance.
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The widespread availability of programme or movie content filmed specially made for 3D viewing is one of the last major blocking points to a potential explosion in the take up of 3D TV. All the signs are that this blocking point is about to be cleared, with the arrival of dedicated 3D TV networks and channels.
These 3D TV Networks will be operated by such well known names as ESPN, Comcast, Sky, and Verizon. You can see a full list to the right of this article.
By the end of 2010, it’s expected that viewers will have a choice of 3D content from up to 15 VOD channels, around a dozen network channels (cable or satellite TV), and a number of internet 3D channels.
For nearly 90 years, 3D viewing has been almost exclusively locked away in movie theaters. Every once in a while, a TV show might have a 3D episode as a special event, offering disposable 3D glasses at local convenience or electronics stores free with purchase. These major marketing events could usually drum up a bigger viewing audience, but they only lasted one night.
The process for creating 3D, too, was often the now-outdated red and blue anaglyph conversion, which causes headaches over extended periods of time.
The success of new 3D films like Avatar, Clash of the Titans, and How to Train Your Dragon has reawakened the public’s appetite for 3D content, though.
Now audiences are clamoring for the same experience they get in theaters, but in the comfort of their own homes. Television manufacturers have heard their cries, and in response a bevy of 3D TV models were announced at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show. A lot of these models boast the ability to convert 2D content into 3D.
While this will provide a 3D experience, it doesn’t offer the same image clarity as content filmed specifically in 3D. To compensate for this, some TV manufacturers are forming partnerships with broadcast companies in order to launch new 3D TV networks, offering 3D content 24 hours a day.
Sony Corp. recently brokered a deal with IMAX and Discovery Communications, owner of the Discovery Channel and its networks, to launch a new, fully 3D network in 2011 or 2012. This new 3D network doesn’t have a name yet, but it will offer 3D content in some exciting areas, including space, exploration, adventure and natural history. The partnership also has stated content will not exclusively come from Sony, IMAX, or Discovery. Third-party 3D providers will also be able to participate.
Discovery Communications is set to handle the network services and rights, while Sony will manage advertising sales and content licensing. IMAX is on the deal to provide future 3D films, as well promote the network all its solely owned theaters across the nation. The company also will be providing its patented enhancement techniques and 3D technology for the production of ongoing 3D content.
The Discovery/Sony network won’t be the only option, either. ESPN has also announced the creation of ESPN 3D, set to launch as early as June 2010. This 3D TV network is dedicated to sports and plans are to show more than 85 live sporting events – including the World Cup plus some NBA and college basketball games – all in three dimensions. There won’t be any reruns, though, meaning that the network will go dark when there’s no live event available for broadcast. ESPN has already announced the broadcast of the Summer X Games, NBA events, and college football and basketball in 3D.
Access to these new 3D networks will only be available through 3D TV sets, so consumers will need to upgrade their televisions to see the content. But this is only the beginning. Many industry insiders believe that if ESPN 3D does well in the summer, it could lead to an ABC/Disney 3D TV network soon after. On the bright side, the technology will no longer require the color-distorting technique of red and blue anaglyph layers. Instead, viewers will be able to see all the 3D media in high definition, colour -correct splendor.
With two networks already announced, and surely more on the way, the switch to 3D content at home has taken its first steps. In the past, 3D content was limited to a gimmick. Now that big TV content like sporting events and movies will soon be available in three dimensions, this new media wave is gearing up to sweep the television broadcast industry.
Undoubtedly once the content is more readily available, the sale of 3D TV sets will rise, possibly leading to a whole new creative explosion in television.
3D TV networks:
Sky 3D – planning to go live with Europe’s first dedicated 3D TV channel later in 2010.
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This is, as usual, so infuriating I want to scream. Another of Microsoft’s stealth marketing tactics. They asked bloggers to write a short blurb on what their slogan, ‘People-ready Business’, means to them. For a bit of money, of course.
Hmm… what happened to these blurbs? Well, they ended up in banner ads. Of course.
If you want then, Mr. Gates, here is my idea of what a people-ready business is.
THE PEOPLE READY BUSINESS AND WHAT IT MEANS TO ME
by J Rothwell
In my experience, a people-ready business is a business that’s finally seen sense and thrown away its computers, and is now using a pen and paper. Alternatively it could be a business using Linux. Or Macs. Either way, it’s something other than Windows.
So there. Bill, I take cheque, cash, and all major credit cards.
I am happy to say that Apple has now updated Safari so older Athlon processors can run it.
Well. Apple issued the update, but it wasn’t installed automatically. I had to give it a little kick start (read that as going into the Start menu, finding the Apple software updater and looking for the updates, telling it to download them, accepting the license agreement and waiting for it to install.)
I am now typing this in Safari. And it’s sooooooooo fast you would not believe. It’s pretty, well thought-out, has some wonderful features and is exactly the sort of browser I need. True, it is a little buggy (this is the second time I’ve had to type this - when testing the bookmarks feature, it forgot the WordPress ‘write post’ page even existed) and rough around the edges, but I can see a great bit of software coming out of it at the end.
And for once we have a browser that doesn’t pester you if it isn’t your system’s default Internet browser, media player, shell, teapot, etc. Impressive, especially by Apple’s standards.
edit: oh no, I spoke too soon. Safari decided to remove all the line breaks from this post in the WYSIWYG editor, so I’m having to insert them in old fashioned, clunky HTML… Safari is still good though.
Some people are so stupid with passwords, it would seem, that they might as well erect a sign outside their door saying “LOOK! BANK ACCOUNTS, ONLINE PROFILES, PRIVATE INFORMATION, ALL FOR FREE!”
Malicious hackers know that a lot of computer users find it difficult to remember passwords, and will therefore choose something they won’t forget and will stick with for a long time. Easy passwords like ‘password’ or ‘open’ or ’security’ are a no-brainer, for both unsuspecting user and evil cracker.
Equally unpreferable are ‘dictionary’ passwords, as in single words like ‘cabbage’. When picking a password, if you absolutely must make it a single word, pick up a dictionary (yes, the big heavy one) and look for it. Ideally you might also want to search the full Oxford English Dictionary if your library has a copy, or check on Wiktionary. If a dictionary password is used, all the cracker has to do is try all the words in the dictionary and he’s in.
Obvious numbers are also a big no-no. Don’t use your date of birth, phone number or the box you won Deal or No Deal with. Neither should you use your username, and definitely don’t use a blank password. This allowed the British hacker Gary McKinnon to enter NASA’s systems and then make wild, ridiculous claims about UFOs and free energy.
The best policy for generating passwords is to put something in at random, a combination of letters, numbers, and preferably some symbols like # ~ @ etc. It should be at least eight characters long, and changed at least every year, preferably every three months.
And writing passwords down should be avoided whenever possible. If you need to write down your home password, then keep it under lock and key (eg in a safe). NEVER write down your business password.
You may think I’m being a bit over-the-top in this, but it is incredibly important in these days when identity theft is widespread and as easy as rummaging around in someone’s bins. And I can’t imagine your boss being very happy if he finds out that a rival company employed someone to crack your weak password and steal a document called StrategiesForAdvantageAgainstCompetition.docx.
Both identity theft and corporate espionage are big business and on the Internet, there are people who will do anything to make a few quid.
Well, to be fair, it is beta software, but a bug all the same.
Lots of bugs, in fact.
The problem is with Apple’s Internet browser, Safari. It’s a great bit of software (better than Firefox in many respects) and I was delighted to hear that its latest beta is now available for Windows. (I don’t like using Windows but don’t have much choice as the WAN adapter won’t work with Linux and I can’t afford a Mac.)
Imagine my shock, therefore, when Safari was not only slow, sluggish and buggy (as described on the Apple discussion forums) but failed to open at all!
*dramatic Psycho music*
Well, it didn’t completely fail to open. However, I did have one of those unwelcome encounters with Microsoft’s ‘we’re sorry for the inconvenience but your program crashed - please tell us and we’ll make it better, honest’ dialogue boxes.
I didn’t send it to Microsoft.
After browsing Apple’s discussion forums still further (in Firefox, as Safari wouldn’t get past displaying the toolbar) I found that Apple had actually forgotten to compile one of the drivers (?) for AMD processors. Oops…
I did test Safari on a (Intel) Celeron machine earlier this afternoon, and it worked fine - until you tried to use the BBC website when it crashed completely.
That’s beta software for you. I eagerly await the patch.
Despite what the shop said, your optical mouse does need cleaning from time to time. If it isn’t cleaned, your mouse will get dust in its sensors in a way not dissimilar to how ball mice get dust stuck around their rollers. However, it’s not exactly the same, and when things go wrong, you’ll know it - if your cursor starts jumping around the screen at random, then there’s probably dust in your mouse.
(The next bit involves boring technical explanations of how optical mice work, so those with an allergy to science lessons are advised to skip to the how-to at the bottom of this post.)
Put simply, an optical mouse sends a beam of light down to the tracking surface, and then a sensor detects where the beam has been reflected. It then does some complicated stuff that you probably don’t care about to work out where the mouse is and how much it’s moved. It does this hundreds of times a second.
If there is something in the way of the beam (like a fleck of dust or other debris) then the beam will reflect off that, therefore making the sensor think the tracking surface is in a wildly different place. This can make the mouse cursor jump around the screen seemingly at random.
The upside is that optical mice are equally as easy (if not easier) to clean than ball mice. All you’ll need is a cotton bud that would normally be used to clean out your ears (preferably unused).
Now turn the mouse upside down. The light beam does illuminate the dust particles and debris so it shows up quite clearly.
To clean the mouse, simply use the cotton bud to brush away the debris on the underside of the mouse.
(sorry about the poor quality of this image)
Just brush it away gently (don’t poke the cotton bud too far into the mouse or you’ll break the sensor and have to pay for a new mouse - electronics shopkeepers’ joy, but a minor inconvenience to the mouse-owner).
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We all know that having a business is not easy, especially when you already have invested too much. Business owners are having a hard time now that we are no longer living on paper advertisements. There are new strategies being practiced and to some, it appears to be more of an advantage but to those who are new to these kinds of methods, it’s a struggle.
It is always a competitive world when you are engaged on business hence contentment on a simple advertisement is not on the list when you are surrounded by business that are hot on waving the flag just to be recognized. In the modern world where computers are the center of information, companies may it be small or large scale, give too much importance on public awareness.
We can’t deny that we are in a world where technology plays an important role so incorporating business in any way with the use of technology became another strategic element to business world. With the benefit of the internet which is the source of all the information, businesses slowly adapt to its concept, making it a part of its advertising strategies such as making a website. These websites are web page where you are able to give information about your product and services.
A specific search engine or keyword is used to directly give the user the answer to what he is searching. SEO or known as Search Engine Optimization is the process of improving the visibility of a web page; thus a successful SEO gives the webpage a top ranking.
As we all take a leap on this new strategy, discussed below are few of its advantage.
SEO Helps Your Business Grow
The internet as the playground of numerous business advocates. SEO is doing its job on securing your status on the market providing you with a satisfying online presence. SEO helps your webpage by increasing the visibility of your business with the help of the consumers who are using search engines to look for products and services that they need. SEO provides you with a strong online presence, making your business visible to consumers, thus ushering the growth of your business.
Gives Your Business Exposure to Consumers Looking for Answers
With the internet that provides solutions to problems, SEO has become the main way of getting the answers to the problems by clicking on different links they could find in the internet with the use of search engines. SEO exposure is not a problem as long as you provide the right keywords or search engine terms that is commonly used or relevant enough to your webpage.
Gives You the Authority to Your Webpage
Having a strong online presence and a good content to your website will give you excellent ranking based on key terms or keywords in search results. A good ranking will give you an authority to your niche, increasing the trust and target SEO users, resulting to a more stable and satisfying conversion as leads or sale.
Read more about about using SEO to improve your own business, it will surely drive your success!
I’m a professional League player and I’m always looking for ways to get my hands on smurf accounts without spending a ton of money. I burn through accounts quickly with how many boosts I do for friends, and I have a lot of friends to play with at diverse rankings, so it can be a little hard to figure out how to game with them when my main account is currently sitting at Diamond 2. Kaufe Lol Account. I’ve worked extensively with sellers in the industry, and the one thing that I can tell you is that it is a better idea not to trade these kind of things over a gaming form. There are so many unsavory people looking to make money off of PayPal scams on these forums, and you’re also dealing with a lot of college kids who don’t know what it is like to work as businessmen.
I’m more than happy to promote one particular company I found that deals in League of Legends accounts. They were absolutely professional and had the fastest turnaround time out of all the companies I worked with. It was nice that they had an instant release on accounts. You receive it automatically from their system by E-mail the moment that your payment goes through, so you don’t have to deal with customer support or anything.
I’m very happy to promote them here on my blog. They’re an A+ company in every sense of the concept. Great customer support (when you actually do have to deal with them, and I did when I was buying accounts for myself in bulk), awesome prices that are much lower compared to the rest of the market, and a huge selection of different accounts to choose from for whatever purpose you’re looking for one—whether it is a smurf or you need one with a ton of champs and skins.…