QWERTY Vs. Dvorak Vs. Maltron

With or without knowing it, most of us (native users of the English language, anyway) use a keyboard layout known popularly as QWERTY; if your keyboard’s top row of letters begins with anything but Q, W, E, R, T, and Y, then you probably use an alternative keyboard layout like Dvorak or Maltron. The QWERTY…

Post Your Resume Online with Path.to

If you’re looking for a job, you know how valuable online resume and portfolio social networks and apps like LinkedIn and About.me can be. Traditional resumes take ample time to manage, as they must be carefully revised for each potential employer, as well as formatted and converted to PDF format. Posting your resume online can…

Five Power Strip Safety Tips

Do you have a power strip under your desk? Perhaps you have them all around your house, serving a dual purpose of both increasing the number of plugs at a given place and protecting your electronics from sudden surges. Are these power strips safe? How can you tell one is about to go out? Could…

How to Use Social Media for Health and Wellness: Find People with Similar Activity Interests

Social media platforms are useful not just for staying in touch with friends and family you already know, but connecting with new people with like-minded interests. By using features of social media networks like Twitter and Facebook, you can find people with similar activity interests and coordinate for offline activities. Facebook is one great way…

Is Brand Important?

Over at LockerGnome’s new YouTube channel, Questions to Answer, Gnomie Frank Angelone asks: “Since branding is extremely important in the online space with getting recognized as a personality or just to establish your company name, if you were to redo it all over again today, what would be the name you would choose for LockerGnome…

What is Automatic Gain Control?

Automatic Gain Control (AGC) is present in a multitude of different electronics and even a few biological applications. Simply put, it is a feature that automatically increases the signal coming out of an output into an input. Whether this is a visual, audio, electronic, or virtually any other kind of signal, automatic gain control enables…