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Every year there is always a bigger better something coming out. For exercise enthusiast this means there is always a new machine or gadget to add to their extensive fitness collection. With the innovations in technology some of these gadgets are straight out of the future. Here are a few of the new high tech for the highly fit.     BodyMedia FIT Armband: This small armband packs a lot of information. By monitoring over 5,000 data points per minute, it beams the information to your PC, laptop or smartphone for you to access your health stats no matter where you are. It will tell you how many steps you have taken, calories burned, and even how much you have slept. If you ever wanted

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Carpal tunnel syndrome plagues adults of all ages and of many occupations. Carpal tunnel syndrome is primarily associated with individuals who type a lot, but others can suffer from it as well, such as musicians, factory workers, and people who work frequently with vibrating tools. How Can I Tell If I Have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? The signs and symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome are fairly unique to the condition, so a diagnosis is typically easy to make. The following are signs of carpal tunnel syndrome: Tingling or numbness in the palm of your hand or in your thumb and the next two or three fingers. This can occur in just one hand or both of them. Pain in the wrist of one or both of

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In business, a company is only as good as its employees.  Between hiring, training, and sustaining employees, they become an investment for a company. As with any investment it is important to protect them. While many companies offer a benefit package to their employees, many leave out life insurance as a benefit option. As this saves on cost, it decreases the protection you have for your most prized assets, your employees. If you are lacking life insurance in your benefits package, take into consideration how offering life insurance can benefit your company and not just your employees.   Attracting and Sustaining Quality Employees: One of the hardest parts of running a business is finding quality employees and keeping them. With so much competition in business,

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There are many costs when running a successful business. Between technology, supplies, and labor, larger companies are on the constant lookout for cheaper ways to increase value. When time and money is spent on hiring their workforce, they also look for cost effective ways to utilize their employee’s skills and education. One of these options is using e-learning software and online courses to increase their employee’s knowledge and build their future management teams.   E-learning After Work: Online education has seen a huge growth in the past few years. With increasing mobile technology, more stable home networks and faster connection speeds, many households are taking advantage of the versatility and ease of learning at home. For companies looking to increase their employee’s skills, the same

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Many computer users are already seeing the freedom that mobile devices offer. From smartphones to tablets, tech savvy users are taking their files and entertainment with them. If you are one of the millions of mobile users who wants to take their favorite movies with you, a free video converter is a must have. This software will allow you to convert your favorite video files and DVD into a format your mobile device can read. Here are 5 free converters that will come in handy when you are ready to go.   Any Video Converter: This free software does everything you need and more. It is capable of converting almost any video file to MPEG-4 format for PSP and other mobile devices. It supports all

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In 2007 a Trojan made its way through the internet and into the computers of millions of users. This Trojan changed the DNS of the infected computers to a rogue DNS network that the creators of the Trojan had control of. The DNS or Domain Name System is the system which translates a domain name into an IP address for locating the domain on the internet. For instance when you type in Facebook.com, it is translated into the IP address 69.171.234.32, which is the IP address used for finding the website on the internet.   What The Trojan Does: The DNSChanger Trojan infects the computer and changes the DNS settings. This allows the rogue DNS network to direct the user to any page they want

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Since the launch of Google Earth, millions of users have enjoyed exploring our planet in a variety of ways. The original desktop application has been reinvented over and over to include use on mobile devices. From Android phones to the iPhone and now even the iPad. However, with the many features available for the iPad version of Google Earth, it still lacks one feature many users have enjoyed.   Features Included: Like many other versions of Google Earth, you are able to view areas of the planet that many have only read about in textbooks or have seen on National Geographic. If you want to explore the mountains of Budapest, you can easily find them in stunning color and detail.   For those who have

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There is a large emphasis on green business practices. With the environment’s current condition, many larger companies are looking for ways to continue business while preserving our planet’s health. For this reason, many other companies are helping out. Navistar is one of those companies by offering the first purpose built electric commercial truck. Here is a quick look at the eStar commercial vehicle for greener logistics.   Purpose for eStar: With President Obama concentrating on fuel consumption and emissions, many bills have been passed for large fleets to look at their current fleet practices and find ways of decreasing their impact on the environment. Out of the 11.5 million barrels of oil consumed by on-road vehicles per day, commercial vehicles consume more than half. Therefore,

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  Keeping Your Information Safe: You may have heard some of the horror stories about travelers, whose stolen wallets and purses ruined their vacation or business trips. Having your financial information stolen can take all the fun out of a vacation and cause problems when working abroad because you are left without anyway to pay for your traveling, eating, and lodging. Often nothing can be done about the situation until you arrive home.   Unfortunately this has happened to so many travelers on a daily basis that many have wised up and found ways to keep their information safe. There are certain things that a tourist can do to avoid having their information stolen including keeping their wallet concealed and secret, not letting their credit

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As businesses use technology more, there are positions in IT that need to be filled. IT careers are one of the career choices that will always be in demand. As more and more people learn to use technology at home, the needs for people who know how to repair and manage the new tech are in high demand. If you are considering a career in IT, you have many paths to choose. If you are unsure of which career best fits you, take a look at the top 5 IT jobs and see if one of them meets your passion for tech.       Computer and Information Systems Manager: As a computer and information systems manager you would be responsible to managerial duties of

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The way is being paved for casinos on inland New Jersey to extend gaming to mobile devices, in two newly announced bills. This would allow gamers to continue playing while at dinner, in the lounge or even around the pool. The bills are being aimed at the younger generation of gamblers who frequently use devices such as smart phones and tablet computers in their daily lives. Proposals: The proposals, backed by the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee, including New Jersey State Senator Jim Whelan, Chairman of the Committee, would allow casinos to provide clients with gambling games on authorized devices while on the premises. The bills will not dramatically change the current laws but could help casinos add more variety to

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With new possibilities of marketing and monetizing a site, many have turned to site ownership as a means of padding their paychecks or generating a full time income. New sites are popping up everywhere and covering many different niches. However, simply putting up a website is not enough to be successful. There are factors and metrics involved in order to help your site do well. Here are 5 ways you can start your site on the right foot and aim for success.   Learn Proper SEO: Before you launch your site, there is one thing you need to learn, SEO. This is search engine optimization that should be started during the creation of your site. From knowing what your site is about, to how it

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For most people, wearing a wrist watch is a simple necessity; they need to get to work on time, pick up the kids on time or simply keep their appointments. Wearing a watch enables these people to get to where they need to be when they need to be there. For those that want to reduce their stress and enhance their well-being, wrist watches are just as useful, though rarely considered. A standard wrist watch can be used to help you breathe properly and some watches are even designed to help you reduce your stress levels themselves. Enhance Your Calm The Philip Stein Teslar Watch is designed to produce an electromagnetic field, pulsing against your wrist, seven to nine times every second. These pulses mimic

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It’s not a surprise that in today’s economy many are looking for ways to save money. For site and blog owners, this can be a cash cow. Sites such as couponchief.com and retailmenot.com are taking the weakened economy all the way to the bank. Coupon and bargain blogs are growing in popularity as the need for consumers to save money increases. If you are planning on starting a blog and want to reach a considerable following in a little amount of time, perhaps creating a coupon blog is the right step for you. But where do you start?       Before you build determine who you are: As with any project there are details that need to be planned out before you build your

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