Why you should trust us Thorin Klosowski wrote about consumer electronics for more than six years at Lifehacker and has extensive experience with Linux and DIY NAS devices. He has set up more backup systems, from NAS to cloud storage, for family members and friends than he cares to count. Before joining Wirecutter, Joel Santo Domingo tested and wrote about PCs, networking products, storage, and personal tech at PCMag and PC Magazine for more than 17 years. Prior to writing for a living, Joel was an IT tech and sysadmin for small, medium, and large companies. He has professionally backed up data as diverse as news stories on plane crashes and Mariah Carey album art. Who this is for A network-attached storage device, or NAS, is a small always-on computer generally used for backing up computers and serving files to devices on your local network. It includes at least one but usually two (or more) hard-drive bays, a (usually) Linux-based operating system optimized for network storage, … [Read more...] about The best NAS for most home users
Best analytics for mobile apps
As a mobile app marketer, you must have known about predictive analytics and the role they play in marketing apps effectively. Marketers call this predictive marketing which is basically about making a precise prediction about the audience and how your app can effectively be marketed for them through the use of analytics.While predictive marketing continues to be popular for its effectiveness, it is important to know to utilise this approach for better marketing results. Before we explain the ways to use predictive marketing let us briefly look at its definition.What is predictive marketing?Predictive Marketing is data-centric marketing practice that allows you to extract relevant data about your audience and utilise this data to detect user behaviour patterns and appropriate marketing activities that can be effective. Utilising data-driven insights about the users predictive marketing helps you to target your audience with apt marketing decisions.Here are the key benefits of … [Read more...] about How to use predictive analysis for mobile app marketing?
News Software Developer Repeats as 'Best Job' for 2019 Software developer again topped the list of the 100 best jobs to have in the new year as compiled by U.S. News & World Report. The news comes just after "full stack software developer" was named the fastest-growing job of 2018 in a data analysis conducted by another site -- and LinkedIn's annual Emerging Jobs report said blockchain developer is the top sought-after position among all occupations -- in what is becoming an increasingly familiar pattern. In the new 2019 U.S. News report, software developer topped a bunch of health-care-related positions, though statistician came in at No. 2. The media site uses criteria such as salary, challenges, the match of talent and skills, room to advance and a satisfying work-life balance to compile its ranking. In describing the positon of software developer, the site said: The best software developers are creative and have the technical expertise to carry out innovative ideas. You … [Read more...] about Software Developer Repeats as ‘Best Job’ for 2019 — ADTmag
Much like emerging technologies such as voice recognition, IoT, AR, VR, robotics, AI, blockchain is the buzzing term emerging as Industry 4.0 - the age of cloud computing and the Internet of Things where we have come past even ordinary digital technologies. The blockchain is no longer in its infancy; now, it's more like a toddler. With higher-quality tools, communities, and standardisation, it could grow up and meet its potential--to serve humanity in uplifting and transformative ways. Some of the most common examples worth taking into account are banking, insurance, currency exchange, voting, contract management, etc. The blockchain technology reduces intermediaries, remain transparency and secure the data, and possible usage makes this tech, in particular, more appealing.Using blockchain for mobile app developmentDo you find yourself clueless about incorporating blockchain into your next mobile app? Further below I would like to mention a few pointers that can provide significant … [Read more...] about It’s time to combine blockchain and mobile app development
What hasn't changed in Blocs 3 In 2014, Norm Sheeran watched his 7-year-old nephew assemble structures in Minecraft and wondered why Web design couldn't be that simple, too. That inspiration led him to Blocs, where prewritten chunks of HTML and CSS code stack up like Legos to quickly create robust, responsive websites. In Blocs, large slabs of structure (empty columns, a space for a photo with accompanying headline and caption text, a photo gallery, etc.) are known as blocs, and individual page elements (headers, paragraphs, images, forms, etc.) are brics. The program offers large readymade libraries of each to assemble on a blank canvas. And under-the-hood coding ensures that the sites you build will look good – sometimes after a little bit of tinkering – at various screen sizes, or breakpoints. A sophisticated but intuitive class editor tweaks each element's CSS styling and can specify different versions of those styles for different breakpoints so that an element that … [Read more...] about Blocs 3 for Mac review: The best simple web design app gets even better