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SolaceCoin: Helping Others One Block At A Time

SolaceCoin: Helping Others One Block At A Time

Software
SolaceCoin: SolaceCoin was created to help charities while also serving as a currency for daily usage. How it works 6% of each block mined will be given the "Dev wallet" 30% of which will go to the charity wallet. the rest will be used to get listed on exchanges and support continuing development. These coins will be slowly released to exchanges and the proceeds will be donated to a charity. Charities are chosen by the community through voting. Driven by CryptoNote: Anonymous transactions, no public ledger; used by other coins such as Monero “SolaceCoin is a Crypto Currency waiting to make the world a better place one block at a time” Specs: Algorithm: Cryptonight Heavy Block Window Time: 60 Seconds Total Supply: 21 Billion Block reward +- 6000 as block reward varies Using Camel dis...
PC Build to Compete with Xbox One X

PC Build to Compete with Xbox One X

Hardware
How does the Xbox One X compare to a gaming computer?  Xbox One X Specs: CPU: 8 custom x86 cores clocked at 2.3GHz GPU: 40 customized compute units at 1172MHz Memory: 12GB GDDR5 Hard Drive: 1TB 2.5-inch Optical Drive: 4k UHD Blu-ray Things to remember: On the Xbox One X, the hardware and software will be tightly integrated allowing the hardware to be fully optimized. The memory will be split up with not all going to the GPU but some will be used as the systems ram. The optical drive that comes with the Xbox is a top of the line piece of hardware that is truly impressive to be included. Budget Version: Type Item Price CPU AMD - Ryzen 3 1200 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor $99.99 @ Amazon Motherboard ASRock - AB350 Pro4 ATX AM4 Motherboard $73.98 @ Newegg Memory...
Implementing a Raspberry Pi into a small business

Implementing a Raspberry Pi into a small business

Hardware, Software, Tech Tips
Raspberry Pi Project Abstract: Technology has become a complex beast for businesses to handle in the modern age. Especially small businesses that rely on technology for their daily workday. Businesses tend to think that complex systems are better than a simple solution. That is not always the case; often simple solutions can cut costs and produce benefits. A great example of this would be a Raspberry Pi computer. Utilizing a Raspberry Pi as a database and web server for a small business is a simple solution that has greater benefits than trying to run a complex solution where other companies are required to provide a service. Such benefits include the low cost of operation, control, and security of business information. To be able to build a Raspberry Pi capable of this task will require ...
Amazon wants your house and car keys

Amazon wants your house and car keys

Blog
Yup...Amazon the giant company that you order all the products you love is now searching a way to have access to your house and/or car. Why? A survey of 1,001 US homeowners conducted by August last year claimed that upwards of 11 million homeowners had packages stolen during the year. They also found that 69% of homeowners believed that letting someone inside their house to leave packages was better than leaving them outside. This is causing Amazon to search for new ways to have delivery workers be able to access your home and even your car. To do this, they are looking to new tech inventions like the smart lock for the door. If you feel you don't want them to have access to inside your house then you can opt for them to leave the package (if it fits) inside your car. They hope to do ...
macOS High Sierra Update

macOS High Sierra Update

Software
High Sierra Released September 2017 The latest operating system released by Apple is High Sierra. Even though it's technically a new OS, it's more of just an upgrade on top of Sierra. Sierra was a very clean system that ran quite smooth so it will be interesting what this new software will bring to the table (the good or the bad). New Features A new file system New video compression standard — (HEVC) Next-gen graphics processor — (Metal 2) Updated applications — (Safari, Photos, Mail) Apple File System: "Your data is under new management" Apple has decided to change the way their computers store your files. Utilizing flash technology to create a more advanced file system. Available to every Mac with all-flash internal storage. Benefits: Future proof —  using a new 64-bit architecture t...