Computer Problems – Tips For Online Technical Support

When your computer is creating mess for you and you can not find right solutions, you set out in search of experts to pull you out. And the first choice is always the manufacturer. Then, you notice that your warranty with the manufacturer has expired and your computer is no more eligible for free computer support or repair from them. In such case the best thing you can do is search for online computer help and support.

Outlined below are some tips you can follow to narrow down on the most appropriate computer support vendor who can offer you the best value for your money.

1. Always shop around before settling on any particular source: Shop for different support companies and go ahead with the one which has better array of support services along with appropriate charges. It is completely futile to pay a hefty amount of money for something which you will use just once or twice.

2. Get credentials from experienced people: Do not sign up for any software support services if you are facing problems with your computer hardware. At times, computer users get baffled among which services to choose from. If you are facing a software issue, it will be more advisable to contact hardware service companies instead of software solution providers.

3. Look out for trail support packs: See if any trail pack is available with any good computer support company. Also never compromise on the quality of support services. Do not end up paying too much for something which was least useful. Ensure about terms and conditions with the computer service provider.

4. Always give out minute details of your computer problems and never shy to ask your computer support technician anything you feel suspicious about. Do not let them experiment with your computer; it can lead to more loss than the actual problem Also, do not expect computer experts to guess everything happening on your PC.

5. Check for different packages on different websites if you are considering availing remote computer support online support. If you have been facing regular problems with your PC, it will be better to sign up with long term plans.

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The Top 10 Antivirus Software: Computer Protection At Its Finest

Today, computers are essential elements to our daily living. From school work to business transactions, computers play a vital role in accomplishing a great number of tasks quickly and efficiently. Computers have evolved, keeping up with the most recent trends in modern technology. Nowadays, portable, compact and high end computers are available in the form of laptops, notebooks, tablets and Pocket Digital Assistants (PDAs). With these swift and continuous progress in computer technology, viruses have become a serious threat to every user. An antivirus software combats these threats and eliminates these harmful elements to keep your computers working fast and efficiently. Finding the right antivirus software for your computer’s protection requires a quick review of the top 10 antivirus software, to give a brief idea on the features and capabilities each application offers.

Upon searching the World Wide Web, you will stumble upon numerous reviews on the top antivirus software that are highly recommended by information technology experts and computer enthusiasts. Based on these reviews, here are the top 10 antivirus software that are frequently found on these reviews.

Kaspersky Antivirus 2010 prides its very efficient virus detection rate of 96 %, without significantly slowing down your computer’s processes. You can start with Kaspersky’s free trial and test its heuristics analyzer, self-protection from malware, thorough file scanning and Internet traffic and automatic software updates.

ESET NOD32 Antivirus 2010 has been quickly recognized as a top antivirus software because of its quick installation and user-friendly graphical user interface. This antivirus features a clear-cut detection of active rootkits, utilizes a combination of filtration methods, efficiently recognizes known and unknown threats and allows users to carry out a system restore.

Norton Antivirus 2011 remains Symantec’s leading computer protection software for the past several years and continues to remain a top of its class. Norton boasts a responsive, fast and strong defense against all kinds of malicious software, recovery tools, web browser protection, a combination of advanced antivirus plus anti-spyware, excellent proactive protection, frequently updating rapid pulse, two-way firewalls and defense against attacks coming from accessing the Internet.

Shield Deluxe 2011, created and driven by BitDefender, is a low cost antivirus software that offers a total virus and spyware protection, intelligent file scanning, real-time detection of threats, stealth web browsing and superb extended parental controls.

Trend Micro Titanium 2011 provides an easy-to-use and broad protection from threats with real-time updates, home protection that can be availed by up to three computers, customizable security for your computers at home and improved software history cleaner.

Panda Antivirus 2011 presents an anti-malware engine, on demand scanning and smart automatic scanning.

ZoneAlarm features a straightforward installation process and advanced virus removal, with technical support from their active online forums.

AVG Antivirus is the leading free antivirus software that highly compares with expensive antivirus software and operates with three components, namely, Web Shield, Link Scanner and AVG Toolbar.

F-Secure Antivirus provides users with an efficient threat detection and the enhanced protection spyware and infected email attachments.

BitDefender Antivirus 2010 presents a powerful security, utilizing various resources and offered at very reasonable price.

Choosing the best antivirus for your computer’s protection against threats and dangerous attacks depends on the degree of protection you prefer and the kind of threats you want to block. These top 10 antivirus software are the finest programs that offers superior protection.

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Computer Based Examination – All You Need To Know

With an abrupt rise in technology, we experienced the ultra modern tools to enhance our style of living. This has even parted the traditional examination system to active computer based exam. Earlier, it was registrations that will take near about 4-5 months to enroll the interested set of candidates by filling and submitting a long list of documents. Now, the entire selection ranging from the registration, admit card generation, distribution of admit cards, examination and result declaration, all gets winded up in the same time frame. This has reduced the unnecessary human effort that requires more time and concentration to present the final reports. Along with this, the overall expense to conduct an examination has also reduced a major extent via CBT (Computer based Test) examination system.

Listed below are a few of the important advantages of appearing in the computer based test;

– Time Management
The online examinations demand less of human interaction. Earlier, the students have to listen to the invigilator, require more time to highlight the correct response and make use of specific pen or pencil that will be acceptable to mark an answer.

– Seamless Internet Connection
The computer based exam is conducted using a Local Area Network (LAN). This offers a glitch-free exposure to the student for examination. In these exams, there are no worries of question paper leaking or cheating among the adjusting set of applicants.

– Basic Knowledge of a Computer
Candidates appearing in a system based examination just require basic knowledge of computer. This includes the familiarity to operate a keyboard and mouse. Meanwhile, an aspirant does get the option to go back and review the previous responses marked for the questions.

– Easy Amendment to Marked Responses
This is an add-on feature over the pen-pencil based examination. Using this, a student can easily review the responses marked and change the answer if required to do so in a computer based test. Where, as in a pen-pencil based paper the student cannot change the response if marked in an OMR sheet by pen. In order to mark correction if the candidate marks two responses for a question then would be considered as a negative answer for the OMR based question paper.

– Rough Sheets for Calculations
No worries to the rough work, each of the students will get adequate rough sheets to solve the numerical problems with ease. This helps them to easily conclude the answer for long and lengthy problem that requires more of calculations and analysis.

– No Partiality
While appearing in a computer based test the candidate will get exactly the same time to solve and submit the responses for the examination. Once a student, clicks on start button then only the timer gets started for the defined duration by the examination authorizes. With seamless internet connection the student has to mark the tentative set of responses. This provides fair allocation of time and resources to all the competing students assuring a transparent selection hierarchy.


So, practice and prepare more using the online examination system that is the future to analyze the knowledge of the appearing aspirant. This is easy to appear, requires basic knowledge of computer, flexibility to change responses, sheets for calculation, symmetric platform and more.

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Computer Knowledge (Literacy)


Advancement in ICT (Information Communication Technology, has made the world to be viewed as a global village. Regional economies, societies, and cultures have become integrated through a global network of communication, transportation, and trade), the Computers playing a major role, in this integration.

This integration of regions or nations of the world through this global network has made the world to be like a big village, where various nations are like clans in this big village, while the Presidents of the various nations are like heads of clans in this big village.

Therefore as it is any thing that affects one clan affects the other in this big village. This is what is actually happening in our world of today. A crisis in the Niger Delta of Nigeria affects the international price of crude oil, travels, etc.

This joining together of countries in the world economically, through education, society and politics, and citizens viewing themselves not only through their national identity but also as part of the world as a whole is what is Globalization.

Globalization is a process of interaction and integration among the people, companies, and governments of different nations, a process driven by a combination of economic, socio-culture, politics, international trade and investment and aided by ICT (Information Communication Technology), in which the Internet pays a major role, through the network of Computers cut across the globe or world

Globalization, has effects on the environment, on culture, on political systems, on economic development and prosperity, and on human physical well-being in societies around the world.

In our world today, there are few places a person can’t get to via telephone or the Internet. Because of modern modes of communication, citizens of a nation are more conscious of the world at large and may be influenced by other cultures in a variety of ways.

Time and space matter less, and even language barriers are being overcome as people all over the world communicate through trade, social Internet forums, various media sources, and a variety of other ways.

As a result of globalization, the world is viewed as one Big Town or Village called a Global Village. And members of the Global Village are called Global Community. One major medium which has brought people of all nations closer together is the Internet. Internet is the networks of Computers all over the globe, which enable people of the world (Global Community), communicate with each other. Internet is one part of ICT.

ICT has been the major driver of globalization. Advances in Information Technology, in particular, have dramatically transformed economic life. Information Technologies have given all sorts of individual economic actors-consumers, investors, businesses-valuable new tools for identifying and pursuing economic opportunities, including faster and more informed analyses of economic trends around the world, easy transfers of assets, and collaboration with distant partners.

As you are reading this article now, minds are communicating all over the world through the Internet, to achieve their desires. Buying and Selling, School Admission and Registration, Airline Travel Booking, Research of any kind, Banking, Emails, looking for Employment, Information, etc, are all going on through the Internet.

Being Part of the Global Community

From the understanding above, no one in this present world, can succeed if he is she is not a member of the global community. To be a member of the global community, you must:

1. Be Computer Literate

2. Learn how to use the Internet

3. Own a Personal Computer (Desktop or Laptop)

Computer Literacy

Computer literacy is defined as the knowledge and ability to use Computers and technology efficiently. Another valuable component of Computer literacy is knowing how Computers work and operate. This later component is for advanced users or operators who may want to be Computer engineers. Knowing and having the ability to use Computers is mile stone into the global community.

Why Is Computer Literacy Necessary?

There are a lot of things you will need the Computer for directly or indirectly in this present age of ours. Either you use it directly or someone is using it on your behalf. Some reasons why you have to be Computer literate are as listed below:

1. When looking for job, your employers require that you be Computer literate, as Computer could be a basic tool you will have to use.

2. In most places of business, Computer is standard. For example, in the banks Computers are used for banking transactions and to look up customer’s account information. In some auto repair shop Computers are used to assess electronic and other faults in cars.

3. In schools Computers are used for student’s registration and admission, accounting, exams and records. School libraries are database of books. No more use of library cards.

4. In some Hospitals and Clinics patient information are stored in Computers. Doctors must know how to retrieve such information to treat a patient.

5. To send or receive electronic mails you need to learn how to use the Computer and the Internet or you pay someone to do it for you.

This list is endless. It is in your best interests to start learning to use the personal Computer now. It will help you get a job and it will help you advance in your career.

Computer literacy does not mean you need to know how use every single piece of software you may encounter. It does not mean you need to know how to write programs or network Computers. You just need to know some basics:

1. How to Start the Computer

2. How to use the OS (Operating System) running in your Computer, Windows, Mac or Linux.

3. How to open Application Software such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Create, Save and Open Files.

4. How to Exit or Close an Application Software and open another.

5. How to properly shutdown the Computer after usage.

6. How to use the Internet to Browse the Internet, send and receive email.

7. How to listen to Music and play Video in your Computer.

8. How to handle your PC (Personal Computer).

When you learn how to use the computer, you will have some sort spot for it in your mind, when you come to appreciate how easy it is to use the computer and how useful it is. Then the fear that it is impossible or difficult to learn how to use the computer would have been a thing of the past.

I remember when I was teaching a very good friend of mine how to use the Microsoft Word and the Mouse. It did not come so easy. But because she had made up her mind to learn, it did not take time for her to start using the tools. One day I went to her office to see her, just to find out that the typewriter she so much loved was under the table. Then I ask her how is the mouse doing? And she smiled. Her masters programme was on Computer Networking. This is the joy of learning how to use the PC.

How do you Become Computer Literate?

To become Computer Literate, you have to attend a Computer Training School. There are all over the place. In such schools, Basic Computer courses are offered. They are usually reasonably priced, and you can workout time to learn them. There are free online courses in the Internet, if you don want to attend any school. You can learn from a cyber café, but some body must have to teach you. Some Cyber Café offer computer courses. Two free computer courses online sites are:

At this point in time you don’t have to own a Computer, except you want to practice at home. After finishing your course, you would have made up your mind as to what type of Personal Computer you want (Desktop or Laptop).

Learn How to Use the Internet

To be a member of the global community, you must know how to use the internet. If you can imagine the information you can find virtually from any facet of life in the Internet, you will appreciate what humans are doing to make life and the world an easy place to live in. You must learn and know how to use the Internet to be relevant in this 21st Century. There is no age barrier to becoming a computer literate. Interest is the watch word. It is good to learn from a Computer Training School, how to use the Internet. When you have grabbed the basics, then you can visit these free sites, like this shown below:

Own a Personal Computer (Desktop or Laptop)

After you have learnt how to use the computer and Internet, it is time to own your computer, if you have not already bought on. Your decision to own a PC depends on what you want to do with it. That will inform your decision to own a desktop or laptop computer. Be part of the global or digital world.

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Home Design Software Tips – Before You Build

The benefits of using home design software can be unbelievable. Whether you have experience with home-building design or not, home design software can give you a pretty clear picture of what the new house is actually going to look like and this is wonderful.

1. Make sure that you understand how the software works. Take some time to read the instructions and practice using the software until you become comfortable with all of the tools and other options that are available in the program.

2. Get a couple of books on house design, to make sure that you are designing everything so that it will function and flow properly in the new house. In other words, don’t make your hallways to big and your bedrooms too small.

3. Don’t design a house with engineering problems. Your home could look marvelous on your computer, but have engineering problems. Don’t get too excited, before you actually try to figure out if the home can be built.

4. Once you have a pretty good design, you’re going to need to make sure that all of the electrical, plumbing, heating and air-conditioning systems will actually work and function well with the home design.

5. It wouldn’t be a bad idea to understand how homes are actually constructed, before you design one. I can’t tell you how many architects I have worked with, who don’t understand how homes are actually built.

If you have the house design software, design a couple of different buildings, before approaching an architect or engineer. A good engineer or architect and even a good general contractor can look at a home design and point out potential problems with it. Have fun with your home design software.

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Qualifications Required For Jobs For Computer Operators

When you are looking for entry-level computer operator positions, you might be surprised to find there are some entry-level jobs for computer operator with employers that are willing to train you on basic computer operations or proprietary systems. There are some computer operator jobs which can require additional training and education. If you are aware of qualifications employers are looking for, they can help you get these positions.

Qualifications required for some jobs for operator might require knowledge of the basic Microsoft Office products, such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Other helpful skills might include typing and understanding networks of multi-user personal computer systems that are more complicated. For those that have training in various types of hardware, peripherals and software, there are more opportunities to find a good job.

There are employers that are looking for operators that have a general knowledge of scheduling maintenance tools like def ragging the hard drive and disk cleanup, loading and downloading programs, re-routing messages and running periodic reports, error logs and other operational or troubleshooting functions. People with these qualifications can help increase the productivity levels of organizations that offer computer operator jobs of their business network of personal computers. The best thing to do, for those that want to obtain the qualifications employers are looking for, would be to get training in network operations and hardware, software and for troubleshooting repairs.

When you are looking for any kind of jobs for operator, it helps to have a better knowledge of computer operations and basic courses for computer operations are easy to find. You can find them on the Internet, at community colleges or offered at Vocational and Technical centers that offer adult education computer operating courses. You may have the opportunity to find computer operator jobs that allow you to get “hands-on” training, while on the job. This can give you valuable training, increases chances for promotions and when you learn these jobs properly, you may be able to lead the IT department, eventually.

Learning a company’s computer system can be helpful in increasing the productivity of the company and can eliminate long periods of downtime, even if you eventually have to call outside computer repair technicians to troubleshoot your company’s computer network. Qualifications for computer operators can vary, but they can include basic knowledge of computer operating systems, online or control panel repair tools, basic cabling, router and hardware troubleshooting, along with various proprietary and office software programs.

Because entry-level computer operator jobs don’t pay as much, it is helpful to get additional education and training to get better-paying jobs and there are more jobs for those with greater knowledge in computer operations. It is helpful to find specialized job search websites that offers jobs for computer operator, or find employers that are willing to train you. You can find positions that match your knowledge, but additional education and training can land you in the better-paying jobs and place you in higher demand.

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Science for Kids – How to Collect Data in an Experiment

Collection of data in any experiment is crucial for accuracy and precision of a science project. More importantly, when data in experiments are properly collected, the information gathered provides the scientist of the science project validity and credibility. These are valuable skills for any scientist to be successful in any field. When science students are collecting data for a science project, they should be aware of these basics steps: precision, accuracy, validity and reliability.

Precision data is repeatability

In many instances, science students working on their school science projects need to repeat their experiments. This is to provide justification to previous experiments. But it also explains that the data gathered is precise. The more precise the collection of data is the more accurate the result. Perhaps, science students need to repeat an experiment to verify an unsuccessful or an incomplete result. Other times, experiments do not perform to standards. In other cases, experiments are incomplete due to lack of materials or time. Hence, the more repeats in an experiment the better the results.

Accurate data is correct information

The accuracy of the data gathered by science students means how close that result is in regards to the true value. In statistic terms, a true value is data that closely approaches the correct record. In this way, the more precise a measurement is in a particular instrument, the more accurate that value is to the experiment. Therefore, many instruments must be calibrated according to standards to provide accurate results. When an instrument is not calibrated, the measurements from that instrument lack validity. Calibration is the act of standardizing an instrument based on its specific graduations. For instance, a weighing balance in a grocery store is calibrated with weights to provide the most accurate weight in pounds. Thus, calibration of an instrument is a vital part of the accuracy and precision of a result.

Valid data is true scientific content

When science students provide true data, it also provides legitimacy to their science projects. As a matter of fact, without validity in science projects, they appear unreliable. For other scientists, when validity is compromised in some experiments or science projects, it sends a negative signal that they were not serious about their project. In science, experiments may not provide the results that they may predict. But a negative data in a science experiment can also mean a good result. It can prove or disapprove the hypothesis. It can provide additional information to other scientific experiments. It can establish the opportunity to further analysis of the data. Therefore, a valid science experiment not only provides valid results but it also provides an honest science student.

Reliable data is trustworthy evidence

If science students approach their science projects with validity, their data becomes more reliable. When experiments are conducted with conviction in performing the best and most accurate data, then they can be confident about their science projects. Reliable results establish the foundation for a legitimate reputation for science students. But it also establishes that the information gathered by science students is reliable, valid, accurate, and precise. In fact, science students who do not omit any steps in their science experiments to obtain results understand that science is a learning process.

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Stuff – Best Tech Magazine to Like-Minded Tech Fans

Stuff is the world’s best-selling gadget monthly magazine for over a decade, published by Haymarket Consumer Media. The magazine started off as a bi-monthly in the US in 1996 by Dennis Publishing and the focus shifted to being more lifestyle orientated in 1998; the same year that rival publishing group Haymarket Consumer Media bought the title in the UK. Haymarket Consumer Media also took over ownership of Stuff magazine in 25 other territories, such as: Australia, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Middle East, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam. It has a global circulation of 1.36 million copies.

Stuff is a men’s magazine carrying reviews on various consumer electronics, and previews of possible future technology. With a Stuff magazine subscription, you can take an alternate look at the planet’s best gadgets, tech and apps. The magazine is all about the pure, unfiltered joy of tech and gadgets. It provides a monthly project that helps you get more from your already existing gadgets, including learning new skills, tricks, and hacks to bring your level up to a new standard, and breathe new life into old kit.

The magazine investigates and uncovers new trends in tech. Some of the past episodes included the championing of 3D printing, the Internet of Things, and going behind the scenes with Vine – 6-second video app and its makers to discover how it conquered the world of social media. Stuff is first to tread where no other technology magazines think to tread. Whether you are an Apple or Android fan; the magazine caters to everyone. By being global and having 25 editions with 1.36 millions readers, it has definitely come to be known as the best technology magazine to like-minded tech fans every month.

The magazine produces the world-famous Stuff magazine Top 10s, and ranks everything including latest phones, computers, tablets, games, apps, TVs, home cinema, hi-fi, headphones, cameras, consoles, media players, sat-nav, etc,. So whatever you decide to get in the tech world, be sure to first check the latest issue of the magazine to get acquainted with all the info you will need to get the best gadgets.

Haymarket has always been trying to spice up the magazine for its readers and recently unveiled a new look for the magazine in 2013. The aim is to continue providing a premium monthly magazine that is more relevant in an ever changing media landscape, in competition with other abundant free technology news and features. The editor of the magazine is Will Findlater.

Redesigning the magazine every few years is sometimes necessary; especially now since apps and OS updates have become pivotal in technology enthusiasts’ lives. Therefore, the magazine needs to revamp itself and find better ways of integrating latest news and features that tech fans are wanting to read about. However, Stuff magazine is not all about gadgets; cars, robots, sport, toys, watches, music, films, fashion, and funky furniture also don several pages of the magazine.

The team also created templates that work on the iPad and other mobile devices. This enables the magazine to go into the digital platform and reach more interested readers. A Stuff digital subscription will give you access to all that you expect from the print version of the magazine. The team has maintained Stuff’s distinctive character, by keeping its accessibility and with that has been a big part of the brand’s success to this point. So grab a copy of the Stuff digital magazine and enjoy every aspect of the latest in tech news from around the world.

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Computer Literacy For New Generation

The world is advancing towards a technology encircled society. Once it was an issue for science fiction to get all of the people working with a computer. Today’s world is no more confined with old gadgets. Almost all of the necessary information is stored in the world’s computer. Computer literacy as a skill is institutionalized almost all over the world.

With the advent of science, the standard of living of mankind is being upgraded rapidly and radically. If you think of acquiring knowledge on computer science and technology you have some certain knowledge for achieving your goal.

If you are a student of some college or university, I hope you must have the primary experience of using a computer. With a desktop computer you can start your journey to the virtual world d easily. We know that our parents not experienced in the same way get nowadays.

Why do I utter the word computer? This is because it has brought about a revolution in every aspect of our life. You can plan for earning though you are a student. But once it was not as easy as today young can think and act. Hence, the world is getting change. From data entry to some special job which requires special capability, all sorts of jobs are offered through online connection. Internet browsers have the capacity to arrange lots of data for your convenience.

For overall development of the world, we have to make proper plan for decentralization of technological know-how. Particularly, we should call attention to the developing country like Bangladesh. There are also some countries which are lagging behind due to proper support from developed country. United Nations has already taken initiative for this. Children should be our prime target to provide them computer literacy.

For this, compatible laptops for children are needed. Besides, multinational companies can play a significant role for encouraging them by proving lucrative jobs for freshets in their company. Now, I would like to talk about some young and energetic fellows who really don’t need to wait for such types of assistance. I do believe they must secure a good position amongst the nations of the world.

How will be the shape of the future world? It not difficult to imagine as all of we are advancing towards a digital world. Without getting technological know-how, we can’t step a step in the day after tomorrow.

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Important Knowledge in the Internet and New Technology

Working in the Internet or new technology industries (that in many cases go along) demands a lot of efforts and knowledge. In general, when say ‘Internet’ we actually need to precise the exact sub-category we are talking about: website creation and development, website design, social media, e-commerce…

If your career is linked to Web or IT company you need to be aware of everything happening around your company, even not directly impacting it. All topics are related to each other on the web. And success in a job is always equal to your knowledge and experience.

While experience comes with time, you need to work on your knowledge by yourself.

Even if you’re working in a company with a specific product, e.g. website selling mobile phones online, you need to know so much more not directly related to your product and job, like:

• how to be ranked by search engines to come up on the first page of results;
• how to promote your website on social media website;
• what new trends are there is tablet market – almost mobile phone rival;
• how to develop an app for iPhone, Android and Microsoft Mobile for your online shop;
• what e-payment system to choose and why;
• and so on…

On top of that the industry itself is evolving so quickly that we sometimes cannot follow it.

Main topics covered by Internet and Tech magazines
To have an idea of what you need to know to succeed in your career in IT world, let us look at the main topics covered by Techcrunch or Mashable: the biggest website about Internet and technology:

• Social Media: Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube
• Mobile and mobile apps: App Store, Google Play; Microsoft Store
• Gadgets and innovations
• Startups
• E-commerce: Amazon, eBay,
• Payment systems: PayPal, Square, Amazon Wallet, Google Wallet
• Dev & Design: HTML5, Use Experience, etc.
• Blogging & Entrepreneurship
• Software
• Storage
• Security

This list could go on by adding more and more new information and new topics once break-through products are launched as they usually change the whole understanding of how we use the web.

What search engines can tell us about Web and High Tech
It is also interesting to see that all these topics are very popular, some more, some less, throughout time. Here is statistics of Google Trends for some search queries from 2004 until present time:

Another interesting finding is related to Google AdWords. After entering only 3 search queries: ‘web’, ‘internet’ and ‘new technology’ – you can get the following keyword suggestions:

• gadgets
• webdesign
• website
• information technology
• computer technology
• innovative technology
• internet games
• mobile internet
• web hosting
• new trends
• IT news

It clearly shows how broad is this topic. Way to go for us to learn them to obtain all necessary information about Internet and new technology.

Additional areas of expertise
In addition to the topics highlighted above, you need to be aware of other important skills to have for your career in IT and Internet, such as:

• Content Management. This area of expertise is related to Website Development, but also Social Media and PR.
• Project Management. The ability to manage projects and motivate teams is essential in the Internet and IT industry as all launching products are in fact new projects inside an organisation. The most difficult part is usually that the teams are spread all over the world.
• Marketing. This is almost equal to Social Media these days – promotion of products through Internet. This area related to understanding of your Customers & Users, ability to attract and keep them.

How new trends in Web and Tech can affect your work
You cannot just specify in one narrow area if you want to succeed and advance in your career. You should always be aware of what is going on in the market, what new products are launching and how it all can affect your work.

Let’s look at how mobile revolution affects our work. As a content manager I’ve faced a necessity to find out more about development of mobile devices as it impacted my work directly. Who would know in the first place? I had to develop skills in accordance with this new global change: going mobile. It meant that I had to adapt my usual content to small screens, come up with shorter terms, be able to send a clear message in just a few lines.

As a designer you’ll need to be able to squeeze the page depending on the device used and be sure it looks nice and professional. As a developer you’ll have to find ways to reduce the page load time.

In case of social media development as a customer service agent you need to know new channels users can use to contact you and be proactive in those channels, like Facebook page.

In order to be successful we need to be proactive and react fast to the changes the Internet and new technology prepare for us. But due to the fact how fast these changes are implemented it may be particularly difficult to foresee them.

It is not that you need to know some specific information about some specific product. You just need to know how the world of web is developing. For example, how was the Wikipedia created, or who is Anonymous and what he is doing. These types of ‘companies’ can affect even some non-online institutions, like governmental affairs. They can also give you some insights on how certain things may be done: for example, the fact that the greatest encyclopedia has been created by people themselves without any material motivators, like salary or worldwide recognition.

And our success in Internet and tech area depends on our knowledge about this market.

It can be compared to financial analysts: any event in the world in general can massively affect stock prices.

Generation of new experts
This being said, once we enter into the world of the Internet and High Technology we need to be prepared and alarmed about what is happening in the industry. It may help us not only be up-to-date with the news, but also excel our competitors by following the innovations first and create new products by ourselves combining our knowledge in different areas.

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