I have a few friends that have gotten stressed out as they plan to start selling their car. Electronics and cars have something in common. People sell their old iPhone to collect money for buying a new iPhone. This is the same with cars. You may want to sell your 2001 Ford explorer to help pay for a 2012 Ford Escape. What you do not want is to get ripped off. When people want to buy a car from you, they can be very aggressive with the price and they will try their best to find every specific flaw in the vehicle to use in their negotiations. Here are a few tools that you can use to answer the question “how much is my car worth?”
Posts From November 13th, 2012
Online storage company Dropbox has passed 100 million users. Dropbox has quadrupled their user base in the last year. Dropbox faces competition from larger companies like Google, Apple, Amazon.com, and Microsoft. Earlier we wrote about how Steve Jobs called up Drew Houston to acquire Dropbox, but he turned down his offer.
Nokia has acquired a 3D street level imagery company called Earthmine. Earthmine is a company that takes 3D images of cities and has been providing 3D map solutions since 2006. Nokia will be integrating Earthmine’s technology into their Here maps system to compete directly against the Google Street View service. Nokia is hosting an event today that highlights how they will use Earthmine technology in the future.
Akamai Technologies Inc. has announced that they have signed a definitive agreement to acquire Verivue in a cash transaction. Verivue will complement Akamai’s Aura Network Solutions division. Verivue will help Akamai speed up their time to market to provide a licensed content delivery network solution for network operators.
The Apple App Store launched in 2008 and since then, many developers have been able to capitalize on it. The App Store is becoming competitive though and if you are going to get into it, you better get in now. This article will help people that have limited knowledge and skills get into iPhone app development. Note: This article will be constantly updated to ensure that it is still relevant years from now.
Motor Trend magazine has named the Tesla Model S the 2013 Car of the Year. This is the first electric car to receive the award and the first winner by a unanimous decision. Motor Trend editor-at-large Angus MacKenzie said that the Model S is “one of the quickest four-door sedans ever built.” Angus also said that the car “drives like a sports car.” The vehicle is also more fuel-efficient than a Toyota Prius.
The head of Windows at Microsoft Corporation, Steven Sinofsky, is stepping down from the company. This is surprising because it has not even been a month since Windows 8 hit the shelves. Mr. Sinofsky presided over the launch of the Windows 8 operating system and the Microsoft Surface tablet.
SugarSync is a cloud sharing application that has launched version 2.0 beta. The new version is available in the form of desktop software, the web, and Android application. Mac and Windows users can have direct file system access to all of their cloud files so you can transfer documents and other data without having to launch the app of web interface.