DJ Miller is a graduate student at the University of Tampa. He's an avid gadget geek and spends most of his time reading or writing. He is a huge fantasy sports fan and even runs his own advice site for Fantasy Help.
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By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | August 28, 2013
Education is extremely important but there can be limits to what a school district can offer. Budget cuts continue to be a major concern and there is no sign of it getting any better. There are steps though that these school districts can take in order to keep up with the latest technology.
Grants and Donations
There are plenty of grant programs out there that the school district can apply for. These programs allow for the school district to fill out forms regarding what they need and why they need it. Then approval can be determined based on that information. With grants, there are very particular deadlines and information that has to be provided.
It is essential that the school …
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | August 13, 2013
Looking for funny videos online? Here are some of the best types of videos you’ll find to make you guffaw, even if you are in the worst of moods.
Image via Flickr by Tobyotter
Best reason to have kids, by far, is for a source of entertainment. If you don’t have any, don’t worry — there are plenty of kids you can borrow from nieces and nephews to your cousin’s kids. Just keep the camera rolling because you don’t know when these kids are gonna do stuff to crack you up.
Funny kid videos usually fall into a few categories. There are the ones about kids who think they’re funny, kids who make you laugh because they’re …
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | August 7, 2013
With the rise in social media use, many people are looking for ways to communicate their thoughts, feelings, and opinions with others in the world. Some like to connect with like-minded individuals, while others enjoy debating with people who are on the opposite side. Even if you are not actively involved in such issues, you may appreciate the option to get involved in a cause from your smartphone.
One of the most popular tools to share and learn information is Twitter. This social media platform boomed over the past six years, registering more than 500 million users. There is at least one Twitter app available in every application store, so smartphone users can share their thoughts (in 140 characters) …
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | August 2, 2013
Ladies, it is time to lock up those sticky-notes and discard your day planners. Instead of keeping track of every note and memo you write on random pieces of paper, let your smartphone handle it all. There are so many great options for apps that help you manage your life, and with the convenience of having everything you need for your day in the palm of your hand, it’s hard to escape how great these programs can be in making your life more efficient.
Your phone doesn’t get headaches or wake up in the middle of the night in cold sweats worrying about the correct time of their next meeting. Listed below are five apps to help you manage your …
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | July 30, 2013
The hundreds of crowdfunding sites available to help raise money online can be broken into 2 main model types: donation-based and investment crowdfunding. Within these models, sites offer a variety of niche focuses. With your startup costs and particular business concept in mind, find help to crowdfund your startup with these 6 sites.
Believers Fund offers the opportunity to explain why your mobile app idea is unique. This crowdfunder allows you to pitch your app to an expert panel made up of industry experts. Your idea will be screened based on the project’s practicality and your commitment. Apps that receive a score over 70% are given a AAA Certified label, which enhances funding chances.
Kickstarter is the …
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | July 25, 2013
It’s never been easier to make and record music — today’s technology allows virtually anyone to become a professional-sounding musician. There is everything from “smart” instruments to tablets with apps that can alter your music. The National Association of Music Merchants holds a conference each year where it releases new gadgets to musicians all over the world. Take a look at eight of the most awesome devices you’ll see in 2013.
Image via Flickr by Podknox
Entry-Level Keyboard that Teaches Piano Lessons
The most common instrument, by far, is the piano. However, it’s also the least portable. That’s where the keyboard comes to the rescue. There are several to choose from that range from foldable to heavy-duty. The …
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | July 10, 2013
When Twitter introduced hashtags to its users, many people wondered why Facebook, the dominating social media platform, hadn’t thought of the idea first. The question became even more perplexing as the years passed and Facebook never made hashtags a part of its system. Now the company has finally caught up. This could create a great opportunity for you to increase your audience and build your small business.
Know What People Are Saying
Hashtags make it easy for you to know what people are talking about. Before hashtags, you had to rely on people posting their opinions on your business’s Facebook page. That’s not much information.
Now that hashtags have become functional, you can click on them to find related conversations. …
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | July 2, 2013
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Keyboarding is an important skill in today’s world of computers and tiny smartphone key pads. From work functions to school assignments, people are texting and typing all day long. Read this infographic to learn more about the device you take for granted known as the keyboard, and find out where it came from.
Discover the timeline of keyboard innovation, from the early days of Henry Mill in 17th century Britain to the modern ages of QWERTY keyboard computers and laser keyboards for tablets. Find out why Christopher Latham Sholes is a household name among typography students, and what he did for modern computing and texting on devices purchased with T-Mobile cell phone plans and the like.