Monday, January 12, 2015

5 LinkedIn tips you may not have heard of

From turning your LinkedIn profile into a resume, adding videos to your profile and creating your own personalized URL, here is a list of 5 LinkedIn tips guaranteed to bring a smile to your face

#1 Turn your LinkedIn profile into a resume
Your LinkedIn profile is one of the most powerful ways that can be used to demonstrate the potential of your professional abilities.

Use LinkedIn’s Resume Builder tool to quickly turn your LinkedIn profile into a resume:

You can choose a template, edit and export your profile as a PDF which can be later used for printing, e-mailing or just sharing.

#2 Personalize your public profile URL

Many of us who want to share our personal profile on LinkedIn have to share a URL with a number of characters attached to our URL. 

If you want to simplify this, go to: 

Now, on the right hand side, you will get an option titled, Customize your Public Profile

Scroll down, and you will see an option titled, Your Public Profile ID. Type your desired name in the empty field after …………………………….

Save your profile. After 5 minutes or so, enter the url now, 
(assuming the desired name is jamessouza) 

Your custom LinkedIn URL is ready. Now, you can share your personal LinkedIn profile easily 

#3 Add videos, images, documents and presentations to your LinkedIn profile

Did you know that you can add a variety of different documents to enhance your LinkedIn profile.

You can use this option to showcase the creativity or diversity of your work. 

Learn how to do this here:

#4 Rearrange sections on your profile

Based on your preference, you can also re-arrange or remove sections on your LinkedIn profile . Go to the edit mode and hover your mouse over the two sided arrow option to enable the option of ‘Drag to re-arrange your profile sections’

#5 Get the best out of your LinkedIn account by exploring free LinkedIn webinars

LinkedIn Learning webinars allows one to attend free online presentations. You must register at least 24 hours in advance to receive the confirmation email containing instructions on how to join your session.

Learning Webinars are listed on LinkedIn’s page. 

For more details, check:

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Latest in Medical Technology - First mind-controlled bionic leg

Earlier amputated legs had to use sticks or wheel chairs for moving from one place to another. Technology is trying very successfully to bring more into use for medical use. 

There is one such update in the medical line and that is world's first mind-controlled bionic leg.  

Researched and launched by the Center for Bionic Medicine at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago  revealed a new bionic leg. This bionic leg is designed with a robotic tech that operates based on feedback from the brain of the person connected to it. 

The leg makes possible for people who have problems with knee-amputations, full leg amputation. The person with the use of this bionic leg will be able to walk, climb stairs and move the leg when seated. Working will be like a natural leg. 

Bionic arms are already available but bionic legs are newly launched. A person who uses this leg will be able to walk around safely without anyone's help. This device obeys the instructions sent by brain and moves the leg as specified.

Friday, September 20, 2013

Pebble E-Paper Watch (iPhone & Android)

A Smart-Watch is today's latest technology trend.  Everyone is behind it , searching for new and grabbing the watch. The newly introduced Samsung's Galaxy Gear is one of them . The other being Pebble E-Paper watch. 

 The new range of smart watch introduced is Pebble E-Paper. This is a device that connects to your iPhone and Android device by Bluetooth. 

Description will never end when you see this device. This is compatible with all iPhone ( 3GS, 4, 4S, 5). With Android devices it will work with OS 2.3 and later versions.

Technical Details

  • 144 x 168 pixel display black and white e-paper
  • Bluetooth 2.1+ EDR and 4.0 (Low Energy)
  • 4 buttons
  • Vibrating motor
  • 3 axis accelerometer with gesture detection

What makes it good as compared to other smart watches:

The good points:

1. You don't have to reach into your pocket to see who is calling. That's especially handy when you are sitting down in a meeting and your pockets are as full as mine.

2. You have an option to send the call to voice mail from your watch if the call isn't urgent.

3. You can see text messages easily.

4. It's extensible. 

5. Bluetooth connectivity is easy to setup

6. Waterproof  

7.  Screen is easy to see

Best buy from here: 

Enjoy this latest gift of Smart watch by the new trend in technology.