5 Innovative Technologies Revolutionizing Conferences

Guest author: Diana Zimmerman

conventions-conferences-whats-new-in-techThe opinions expressed in this guest post are not necessarily 100 percent in-line with the views of Techmania411

About this guest author: Diana Zimmerman enjoys researching emerging tech and finding ways to benefit businesses through technology. She has held several VP of Technology positions in the last decade. For more information on business tech, Diana recommends reading techworld.com.

For the most part, technology has done nothing but good things for business conferences and anyone involved with them. With people so reliant on technology, it comes as no surprise conference and convention tech would evolve as needs and trends change. Let’s dive in and take a look at five technologies revolutionizing conferences today.
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The Fitbit Force is an interesting device that had me at hello, but…

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Guest author: Alejandro Sanchez

About this guest author: Alejandro Sanchez runs upfromnothing.com, a website geared toward helping people succeed by offering free advice about everything from technology to friendship.

The Fitbit Force is an interesting device that first had me at hello, but somehow lost me. I have always been amazed at the promise of the future. As a kid I was always a big fan of the Back to the Future series.
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HP Chromebook 11: Best Chrome OS Laptop

Guest author: Rose Finchley

Many people have laptops nowadays. Different models of laptops offer various features and alternatives. However, many laptops have been and still are quite expensive and difficult to afford. Now I want you to stop and think. What is the most used part of your laptop? You probably use it to surf the net and, well, surf the net. 🙂 Yes, many of us spend a lot of time browsing in the digital world that we hardly use our laptops for other purposes.

Then why have an expensive laptop with tons of features when you only need a browser?
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Is there a growing tech scene in Arizona?

Guest author: Amy Taylor

About this guest author: Amy Taylor is a technology and business writer. Amy began her career as a small business owner in Phoenix, Arizona. She has taken that knowledge and experience and brought it to her unique writing capabilities. She really enjoys new business-related issues that are tied directly to technology.

Arizona is well-known for a number of things. The majestic red rocks and mountains of Sedona have been a popular destination for tourists and Arizona natives for centuries, and the lush forests of Flagstaff in northern Arizona are a great place to go on hikes during the Continue reading “Is there a growing tech scene in Arizona?”

LG G Pad 8.3 review

Review by: Rose Finchley

LG has returned to the scene with its new tablet after a couple of years of absence on the tablet market. The new device is LG G Pad 8.3 and is claimed to be very successful. So what are the new features of the tablet and what seems to be the same as the other versions?

Well, first off, the screen. It’s more sensible and it’s 8.3 inches big. Its resolution is 1080p. The design is soft and attractive.
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Why I Won’t Wear Wearables (Yet): A Riff on Wearable Computing

Guest author: Dane Cobain

Dane Cobain is a social media specialist at fst the Group, a creative agency working with global clients with offices in the UK and Singapore. When he’s not creating content at work, he’s writing for socialbookshelves.com, his book review site at home.


If 2012 was the year of mobile (which, I’d argue, it wasn’t), then 2013 must surely be the year of wearable computing – it seems like new devices are everywhere,
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