Tag Archive for based

13 content delivery networks to speed up your website

Website-network

Feed-twFeed-fb

Speeding up your website and content delivery should be near the top of your to-do list, with speed being a factor in ranking. A CDN (content delivery network) could help, as it will drastically reduce server lag by storing static resources on a network of fast-loading servers spread all over the world

Choosing a CDN to fit your specific requirements is key, so it’s important to assess your budget, bandwidth needs, audience (where are the majority of your visitors based), streaming…

produse naturale pentru copii

Seeing ‘The Hobbit’ at 48 frames per second has improved a lot over 3 films

The.hobbit.smaug_

Feed-twFeed-fb

LOS ANGELES — The first time Peter Jackson presented footage from The Hobbit at 48 frames per second, most hissed that they hatesss it.

But the high-frame-rate format has had a long journey since that April day back in 2012, when exhibitors and press saw a 10-minute sneak peek of Hobbit footage at CinemaCon in Las Vegas.

SEE ALSO: How Frodo could’ve destroyed the ring a whole lot faster

For one thing, the visual wizards at Weta Digital, Jackson’s New Zealand-based visual effects shop, have…

Seeing ‘The Hobbit’ at 48 frames per second has improved a lot over 3 films

The.hobbit.smaug_

Feed-twFeed-fb

LOS ANGELES — The first time Peter Jackson presented footage from The Hobbit at 48 frames per second, most hissed that they hatesss it.

But the high-frame-rate format has had a long journey since that April day back in 2012, when exhibitors and press saw a 10-minute sneak peek of Hobbit footage at CinemaCon in Las Vegas.

SEE ALSO: How Frodo could’ve destroyed the ring a whole lot faster

For one thing, the visual wizards at Weta Digital, Jackson’s New Zealand-based visual effects shop, have…

Turkish court releases anti-Erdogan editor, but orders TV exec’s arrest

Turkey

Feed-twFeed-fb

The editor of a popular opposition newspaper in Turkey has been released in Istanbul after he was arrested on Sunday. However, a court order has been issued for the arrest of a television executive

Eight suspects, including Zaman Editor-in-Chief Ekrem Dumanli, have been released, according to a Hurriyet Daily News report.

Dumanli was arrested along with two dozen other journalists and TV producers…

A picture about tech addiction won National Geographic’s 2014 photo contest

02_2014-09-29_282148_nature-1

Feed-twFeed-fb

This year’s National Geographic photo contest winner highlights humans in the wild (read: public transportation) doing what they do best: staring at their cellphones

The winning image, titled “A Node Glows in the Dark,” was taken by Brian Yen in Ocean Park, Hong Kong

“I feel a certain contradiction when I look at the picture,” Yen told National Geographic. “On the one hand, I feel the liberating gift of technology. On the other hand, I feel people don’t even…

Pakistan grants bail to main Mumbai attack suspect

Mumbai

Feed-twFeed-fb

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Thursday granted bail to the chief suspect in the Mumbai attack trial, a defense lawyer said, a decision immediately criticized by India.

The lawyer, Rizwan Abbasi, said the judge, Kausar Abbas, during a hearing in the garrison city of Rawalpindi found that there was not enough evidence to keep Zaki-ur-Rahman Lakhvi in custody anymore.

The court session was closed to the media.

The 2008…

Taxes on iOS apps are about to change in the EU

App-store

Feed-twFeed-fb

Apple users who live in the European Union could be seeing price changes in the App Store very soon.

Apple recently sent out an email to iTunes Connect users with a warning about the upcoming change to value-added tax (or VAT) rates that will hit the EU on Jan. 1, 2015. Right now, Apple applies a uniform value-added tax rate throughout Europe. On New Year’s Day, it will change to a location-based model

“VAT will be based on the customer’s country of…

Sony going ahead with ‘The Interview’ release, leaving it up to theaters

Sony.the_.interview

Feed-twFeed-fb

LOS ANGELES — Sony will release The Interview on Christmas Day as planned, leaving it up to individual theater owners to decide whether to show the film in light of new threats of physical attacks from hackers that have devastated the studio, Mashable has confirmed.

One such chain, Carmike Cinemas, has already told the studio that it was pulling out of The Interview, but so far was the only one. Based in Columbus, Georgia, the chain has 2,900 screens in less than 300 theaters, mostly in…

Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook Profile Under Attack From Brazilian Trolls

Jeff Chiu / AP

10 last-minute gifts to save the holiday slacker

Lastminutethumb

Feed-twFeed-fb

It doesn’t matter that, for all intents and purposes, the holiday season starts the day after Thanksgiving. Sometimes holiday shopping still isn’t finished on Dec. 24.

If the last-minute rush happens to you this year, don’t fret — if you know even a little about the recipient of your gift, you can make it seem like you put more thought into it then you actually took the time for.

Come up with a few DIY ideas with accessible materials…