Computer & Electronics

The Air Force Is 3-D Printing Coffee Mug Handles to Save $1,210 Per Mug
July 17, 2018 at 12:21 pm

The U.S. Air Force has started 3-D printing coffee mug handles because otherwise it would cost $1,210 to replace a single one if it breaks. That's not a typo or a misplaced comma. It really costs $1,210 to replace the coffee mugs' handles. Granted, these are not the coffee mugs you're using at home or…

Wearable Tech Has a Future in the Cruise and Travel Categories
July 16, 2018 at 1:47 pm

Wearable technology is becoming more prevalent in much more than just the health and wellness sector. It's being used by entertainment companies and sports teams to create coordinated design elements in stadiums and during concerts. It's being used in apparel to let you know when your Uber driver is coming. It's being used to pay…

BIC Graphic Expert Series - Technology
June 20, 2018 at 8:03 am

This webinar is designed to provide the tools you need to be successful in selling technology while adding value for your customers.

The 2018 #Online18
June 19, 2018 at 2:50 pm

The #Online18 most influential people consists of industry influencers who use online tools and strategies to benefit their business and the overall promotional products industry. Each year gets tougher to identify the #Online18, as the online marketplace continues to evolve. One important note about the #Online18 is that this is primarily based on a personal…

Why Gmail Is No Longer Cool
May 30, 2018 at 2:56 pm

Gmail launched in 2004, and was immediately a hit largely because they offered more free storage than anyone. It was more than storage that kept Gmail the leader in email, it was powerful features that were easy to use overall. Gmail was one of the first major applications to use AJAX (if you really want…

The Past, Present and Future of Wearable Tech Promotions
May 7, 2018 at 2:39 pm

As fun as it is to think about what we’re wearing in the future (we’re still holding out for rocket shoes), let’s focus on what we have right now, in 2018. For help, we talked to Christopher Duffy, director of marketing for Ariel Premium Supply, St. Louis, about what end-users and buyers are looking for in their wearable tech promotions...

Twitter Advises All 330 Million Users to Change Passwords After Data Glitch
May 4, 2018 at 2:24 pm

Twitter is urging its users, all 330-some million of them, to change their passwords immediately after a glitch caused the passwords to be stored in readable format in the company's internal computer system, rather than an encrypted version. The social media giant was quick to follow that it has resolved the problem, and it has…

RFID Wristbands Are the Future of Mobile Payment at Events
April 25, 2018 at 1:53 pm

Means of payment has become one of the focuses of technological innovation in recent years. We can tap our phones on the cash register to pay for groceries and instantly transfer a few bucks to friends to avoid splitting a dinner bill, not to mention actual cash is practically a novelty at this point. The…