Out There isn't an action game, and you won't take part in big space battles. And no, there's no fire button or twitch-like controls at all. Instead, it's a dark, melancholic sci-fi adventure backed by an equally … Read more
With the holidays here and more gadgets, belongings, and random items on the way, it's a good time to think about how to create an inventory of all your belongings. Creating an inventory makes the process of replacing items through your insurance company easier, in case you should you ever fall victim to a natural disaster or a break-in.
After talking to an insurance agent and scouring insurance company Web sites for best practices, here are the best tips for creating an itemized list of the possessions in your home.
Be thorough The most important aspect of creating an … Read more
After shipping dates gradually increased over the last two weeks, the black 16GB model of Google's new Nexus 5 smartphone is sold out.
"We are out of inventory. Please check back soon," the Google Play store said of the 16GB black model on Monday.
Shipment times have increased for other models, too. The white 16GB model, which like its black companion costs $350 unlocked, now ships in four to five weeks. The black 32GB model ships in three to four weeks, and the white 32GB model ships in two to three weeks; those cost $400.
The phone … Read more
David Software's BS1 Enterprise Accounting can handle multiple currencies and manage everything from payrolls to international shipping. It can perform sales analysis, create financial statements, manage inventories, and even print shipping labels. BS1 Enterprise Accounting isn't cheap, but you can try it free for 30 days.
BS1's setup screen let us choose between viewing sample company data or setting up our own company. We chose a sample company from BS1's database menu. When the user interface opened, we expected bells and whistles, but BS1's compact console proves that less can be more. In its everyday, … Read more
Apple may trim its iPhone build orders for the rest of 2013, at least according to a new report from analyst Peter Misek.
In an investors note released Sunday, Misek said Apple has already revised its build plans. iPhone orders for the calendar third quarter will be cut to 25 million to 30 million from 40 million to 45 million previously. And orders for the fourth quarter will drop to 50 million to 55 million from 60 million to 65 million.
Why the downturn? The analyst cited a few reasons, mostly notably iPhone inventory checks at the stores of three … Read more
Inventory Tracker Lite provides a number of tools to enter and track items in a physical or online store on your iPhone, but provides too few features to make it a useful replacement for more robust desktop software. With a form loaded interface and no clear instructions or tutorial, it is also not a pick-up-and-use tool that can be put to immediate use in managing your business. As a result, what is a promising app proves to have few applicable uses beyond experimentation with mobile inventory management.
When first opened, you can start adding new items to the list immediately. … Read more
The Samsung Galaxy S4 may be a hotter item than its previous hype suggested.
Samsung Electronics' upcoming flagship smartphone may actually be a hard item to find. In a note to CNET, the company warned that initial supply would be limited, blaming "overwhelming global demand."
"We expect to fulfill inventory to meet demands in the coming weeks," a Samsung representative said.
Here's a tip: When it comes to business expenses, "free" is usually the better option. But free accounting; that's the best. Noguska's NolaPro Cloud Accounting leverages the power of cloud-based data hosting and free tools like the Apache database software to give small and medium businesses a comprehensive business suite rivaling expensive solutions like Quickbooks. A browser-based interface gives NolaPro a familiar feel for the broadest range of users, and it makes accessing Cloud-based resources that much easier, too. Recent updates include Windows 8 compatibility.
NolaPro's setup wizard installed and accessed the Apache database, … Read more
Disk Inventory X is a free disk utility for Mac OS X that gives you a summary of your disk usage, both in text and visually. Need to know how much space is being taken up on your drives by photos or audio files? Disk Inventory X will give you the answer quickly.
The program is easy to install, and its interface is clean. When you run it there's a simple disk selector dialog, which expands to a larger window. A standard hierarchical view of your drive in the left pane shows you the total size of each folder … Read more
There's a lot that goes on in Windows behind the scenes. If you need an easy way to view processes, programs, and a lot of other information, try ManagePC. This simple program makes it easy to view details about nearly everything that's going on on your PC in one well-organized place. We think it's a great choice both for system administrators and for others who need to know the details of what's happening on their own or other people's computers.
ManagePC has an intuitive interface, with a series of buttons across the top giving access … Read more