The electronic voting is present in our life. We should forget that we only need paper and glass urns for making safe voting processes. In fact, electronic voting is safer that other types of voting. Corruption has less space. All the process is controlled by a computer, so it’s more difficult to manipulate them. This is something to pay attention in order to do fairer elections.
Once more, technology makes our life easier. It’s necessary to see it like something useful and secure for all kind of things, even elections. its error margin is so little, less than handmade processes, which gives a completely security.
A lot of important daily routines are made by electronic processes: bank payments, online shopping… even things related with health are made with electronic machines. Why not voting?
Maybe the most important problem that these machines have are problems related with usability. Young people are used to manipulate electronic machines: mobiles, computer, videogames consoles… But some adults and people that are more than fifhty or sixty years old aren’t so able to use them. They see complications and don’t find so easy to make important things like voting. This is the principal reason why governments haven’t set electronic voting yet. Electronic voting machines aren’t complicated. They are so easy how pressing the bottom of the candidate you want to select. But, of course, it’s easier writing the name of your favourite in a paper and to insert it in an urn.
There are many electronic voting companies that sell their products by internet. Take a look making searches in any search engine. These machines are able to be used not only in governmental elections, also in clubs or other kind of organization. In fact, most of electronic voting machines are purchased by private organizations.
Many countries are using electronic voting system already. Brazil, United States or Canada are some examples. This system offers a faster way of counting the votes. It’s not necessary to wait much time for knowing the results. Of course, you have to trust in the machines and in the technology.
There are many free antivirus’s programms you can choose the most suited to your computer. here is some of them I’d like to recommend to check out:
Free Avast is Antivirus includes fully functional antivirus, antispyware, and heuristics engines.
Includes real-time protection of files, email, web surfing, p2p transfers, instant messages, and even suspicious behavior.
Windows 8, 7, Vista, and XP are all supported operating systems for avast! Free Antivirus.
you need to get yearly registration to continue use.
Free AVG Anti-Virus includes fully functional antivirus and antispyware engines.
LinkScanner feature to protect you from websites that host malicious software.
works with Windows 8, 7, Vista, and XP are all supported operating systems for AVG Anti-Virus Free.
includes Email scanner
Free Bitdefender Antivirus Edition provides state-of-the-art, proactive protection from e-threats, including online banking attacks.
Free Comodo Antivirus 6 offers a protection from viruses and other malware
works with Windows 7, Vista, and XP
Free Immunet FREE Antivirus 3 Fast Antivirus Protection which won’t slow down your PC
Provides several scan options:
Flash Scan (Process and Registry)
Custom Scan (Specific Files and Directories)
Full System Scan
Free Kingsoft Antivirus protects your system without constantly bugging you with warning messages and desktop notifications. In Kingsoft AntiVirus you’ll find all the basic features you would expect from this kind of tool: real time protection, automatic updates and different types of scan – full, quick and custom. Plus Kingsoft AntiVirus also includes special filters to protect your IM chats and file downloads, and also keep your USB devices safe from viruses.
The housing market in the UK is notoriously difficult right now. One of the problems is the short supply of homes on offer. Commenters have said that the UK is not building the number of nor the type of houses that its citizens are happy to live in. Lack of storage space persists and glorified cupboards are being sold as ‘extra bedrooms’ to bump up the price of the property. These are all-too-common complaints which paint a sad picture of new housing in 2013.
So what does the average new build property in 2013 look like? Well, it’s small. Up to 80% smaller than the average German home and still 15% smaller than the average Irish home. These new homes lack the large windows which let in natural light and the high ceilings that are often sold as ‘period features’. Inner city households particularly will struggle with the lack of ‘extra’ private space in the home.
Meanwhile, homelessness is an increasing trend in London – despite Mayor Boris Johnson’s 2009 pledge to end rough sleeping in the capital. Some feel that Johnson spends too much time campaigning for tax cuts rather than enough time trying to solve the problems of homelessness. Another major factor in London’s rough sleeping crisis is the rising prices of London’s land values and the lack of affordable short-term accommodation options.
Park Hill in Sheffield is an interesting project where a notorious council housing block is being turned into reasonably spacious flats for young professionals to buy. Rift tax specialists specialise in tax refunds and can help people to save towards a mortgage deposit by re-ordering their tax affairs.
What’s clear is that people value the ‘security’ of being a homeowner rather than a tenant. People are clearly compromising on their idea of an ideal or liveable home just to say that they are homeowners. Experts say that living in too-small homes with not enough natural light or independent study space for young children can be a real detriment to a healthy lifestyle and proper engagement with the schooling system.
Probably you’re a website owner, webmaster or web designer or just going to start to, never mind, you must be know pretty well already that there are some basic computer skills that help you to work more efficiently. So, creating your website it’s important to follow few basic rules on the way, such as:
You have to keep your things to be good organized on your computer, then it will be be much easier to you to manage with.
All folder details, such as name, file size and date last modified must be clearly viewed that also can facilitate your work very much.
Save all your files in Windows as well as open in Windous.
There is the menu item there that you can use to save a file to have control over where the files is saved and how it is named.
Learn bette Windows program/operating system because there so many ways to do different things.
Choose and create needed toolbar, for instance Google toolbar which offers a wide options to help you in different kind of work.
Find and change to the best display settings, including screen resolution, refresh rate, and color, based on your monitor.the screen resolution of your computer to get your computer at its best spec.
Dont forget about creating your backing files, so you don’t have to worry about thread safety issues.
Also it’s worth to look at Google Analytics – Optimizing Customer Experiences to learn something more about:
There is an interesting development from Google. Now if you want to find any that thread that has been posted recently or a large discussion about a particular subject you can do it easily, just typing “site:name.com thread” to get complete information you look.
This is fairly useful if you’re searching for something specific as well as it’s quite cool to know that Google takes into account such needs going into this sort of depth to return results!
Cloud computing is one such term that has become extremely popular in the cyber world these days. If you are unaware of what cloud computing technology is, then let me put some light upon it. In very basic terms, cloud computing enables you to access your data on the cloud from anywhere with the help of an internet connection. One just needs to upload their data on a cloud i.e. a dedicated server offered by the company offering the service.
The cloud computing services can be classified as public and private. As the name suggests, the public cloud is accessible to anyone while the private one serves to a few customers only. Apart from that, the cloud computing companies classify their service into Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS).
There are a number of benefits of using these services. To begin with, it ensures safety of your data. If you have a virtual copy of your data then even if your system suffers from a crash or hardware failure you do not have to worry about your files and can concentrate on getting it repaired. Not only that, if you have some confidential data then also it is beneficial because you can store it on the cloud and can delete it from your system. Nobody will be able to access it then.
Using the cloud services, also ensure that you can access your data from any corner of the world. This eliminates the need to carry any portable storage medium. Sometimes, when you do carry a USB or something you may require some data that you didn’t consider worth carrying earlier. In such a situation, you can access such files in less than a minute.
These services also enable you to share your data more easily. Suppose you are working on a project whose members are located in different parts. In such a situation you can sue the cloud service and upload all the required data. Anyone can then access the files and will not have to wait for the other member to make them available. Apart from that, when you have the data on the cloud you can delete some of it from your system, that will ensure more space on it which can be used to store more important files that you require frequently as compared to others.
If you are system is not performing in the way as it used then it’s time to go through these free PC self-repair tips. It is easy to find a computer repair service in your area but then they will charge you a heavy amount just for visiting your place or examining it. The cost to repair it would be addition. So, it is better to try out these computer repair tips once if the problem is not that serious. Before we begin, it is always advisable to take a backup of all your important data and to follow these only if you have a basic knowledge.
Your system may develop a few glitches or faults over a period of time that will affect its speed. In such a scenario, you should first check the amount of hard disk available. The less is the space available the slower will be your system. In that case, you can delete the unnecessary applications that you never use and delete redundant files. There are times when we unzip a few files but then the zipped version is also lying in our system. Make sure you get rid of one of those copies. You can also transfer some of your data on other storage medium like CD’s or USB’s.
Next, you must defragment your system on a regular basis. It also frees up a lot of unutilized space on your hard disk. It is possible that your system might have slowed down because of a virus effect. Scan your system with a nice antivirus program. Ensure that the system firewall is turned on. Some of these viruses affect your registry as well that also lowers the system processor. There are a number of softwares available that specifically scan and repair your registry.
Even after applying so many techniques you cannot see a visible change in the performance you can re-install your operating system. Before doing so, make sure that you have a data backup because all your files will be lost during the process and you also have the required drivers for the system. Apart from that make a list of programs that have been installed on your system so that you do not have to think later. All the above tips should hopefully help you speed up your system and you can work comfortably as you used to.
Today technology has come so far, that one hardly plays the outdoor games. Children love to spend time on their PC’s. The availability of video games on their PC’s has made them crazier. One can find every child talking about the best pc games 2012, best PC video games etc. with each other. While some of them love to play their games on a computer system, there are some who still find them inferior to the dedicated consoles available for gaming. Let us try to figure out which is better out of the two.
If we begin with the availability of games then one could not find the most addictive computer games on consoles a few years back. However, situations have changed now. One can find all kinds of games for both the platforms. Cost is also one of the major factors that hinder people from buying the high-end consoles. One may argue that high-end systems customized for gaming are equally expensive but then there is a benefit of buying such system. First of all, the system will offer a lot more functionalities than a gaming console can like surfing the net, all personal and professional work could be carried out etc. Moreover, when you upgrade the system you will still be able to play all your old games but there are a certain games that can be played on specific consoles from specific brands.
If one is looking for better performance, then they should opt for a console only as they do not face as much crashes as a system does. Also, since the consoles are specifically programmed for gaming they offer a better gaming pleasure, according to few, irrespective of how much you have upgraded your system. Also, as compared to PC’s the consoles have a much better interface that is suitable for every kind of games. The sensor technology that has been included in a few consoles that can detect your motions have made playing on such consoles all the more exciting.
However, as technology is advancing, similar features are added in both. The PC’s are offering systems for games while consoles are including features like networking and live gaming that is making your choice a little more difficult. So, in case one wants to buy one such thing the first thing they need to determine is their budget and next the purpose. After that, they can check out reviews as well.
Computers have become a necessity more than a luxury. One requires a system in every walk of life may it be home or office. These systems help us to finish our work better and faster making our lives easier. With the increase in technology, the number of brands, models, and features are innumerable. With so many options, one is bound to get confused if they want to buy a new computer.
To make your selection easy you first need to settle down on a few things. Firstly, decide whether you need a desktop or a laptop. Then, select the processor. While Intel processors rule the market without any doubt because of their performance you can pick AMD if you have a limited budget. 4 GB RAM is more than sufficient but you can opt for 8 GB for long term performance. Hard drives are no more expensive these days. 1 TB hard disks easily fits into your budget and gives you ample space for storage. Solid state drives are also being used in certain systems but they are a little expensive.
Nowadays, every system has a pre-installed DVD burner however with increasing use of removable drives some systems do not install any kind of optical drive. Some systems are also using Blu-ray options. Next thing one need to consider is the connectivity options like the number of USB ports, USB 3.0 port, HDMI ports, eSATA and Thunderbolt connectors. Last but not the least is the screen size. A 15” screen size is appropriate for everybody but if you have a limited budget then a 13” screen size would be better in case of laptops. On the other hand, monitors of 18” and 21” are sufficient.
If you are still confused then you can read article like best pc companies 2012, PC awards 2012, best laptops 2012, best tablets 2012 etc. to get a better idea. Such articles give you an idea about the top models in the market from all different brands in one go. Moreover, you also get to know about the latest technologies and trends that are preferred by maximum number of consumers. However, make sure that you read an article from a trusted source. Some known computer experts have their own personalized websites that you can visit. These experts also give you can opportunity to ask them a question and they will then respond to your queries. Just take some time, research well and then make a wise decision.
If one is reading the software news they would be very well aware of the fact that software development industry is an emerging one. Every now and then software development news hit the headlines for one reason or the other. The developers are also getting interested in new platforms and considering this as a potential field. There is fierce competition in the development market that is not only beneficial for the new developers as they give them a chance to showcase their talent but also for the consumers as they get to try different kinds of applications.
The launch of smartphones and their increasing popularity have also opened new gates for the developers. One can find hundreds of android and iOS developers that develop applications for your smartphones. If one used to read open source software news, they would be aware of the fact that the companies offered their softwares for free so that one could help the emerging developers as they had the access to the source code. Just like that the mobile companies also offer their applications for free to combat the competition and more and more people come to know about their apps. One more recent trend has emerged that instead of offering the complete application for free they offer a lite version of their app as a freeware and if the consumers like them they can go ahead and buy the full version.
Another kind of softwares that are being developed these days is industry specific softwares. Every industry in the market has different requirements and is hiring software companies and developers to offer them the best possible solutions. For instance, the healthcare industry would require different software as would be required by the aviation industry. At the same time, there is some software that is commonly used by all industries. Some institutions are also hiring developers to develop customize software for them.
If you are also looking for new software for yourself then you can have a tough time picking one for yourself looking at the plethora of options available for every specific purpose. If you are a little confused then you can go through software reviews on PC Ecosystem. If still not satisfied you can ask your friends and family about the one they are using. However, since a lot of freeware are available you can always switch to some other if you don’t like the current one.