Machine Language Programming

Note: It will help to have a HCS08 Microcontroller data book before following this article!

Let us start by considering a set of four HCS08 instructions. They are the main subset of the load/store instructions. Two involve register A and two the H:X pair as a main participant. The register-A instruction’s operand points to a single byte of memory to load from or store into. The register-H:X instruction’s operand points to a double byte of memory. The operands of all four look identical, we must tell from the opcode whether they will be reading that location or writing to it and whether it reads or writes one byte or two. We also must “know” from the architectural specifications of the computer (the details we need are in Table 7-2) that for the H:X instructions, the operand points to the memory location used with H and that the location used … Read More

How to Handle Increasing Costs During Software Development

However, each company wants to minimize their project costs and be able to develop a viable product with respectable set of features. One best way to introduce cost efficiency is to opt for bespoke software development services. In other words, you should hire third-party/individual resources for your project or even in some cases completely outsource your project to a third-party company.

Using Agile Software Methodology

Often just categorized as a modern concept for software development, Agile is much more than that; especially if you are looking for a rapid turnaround time for feature development. Agile allows faster development of a set of features through sprints and milestones. Practiced through a Product Owner, who figures out the features in the product scope; Agile allows defining the critical path of features, their order and how features should be developed in the project lifecycle.

The project team is a primary stakeholder in defining … Read More

Why Biometric Technology Is Still Not the Absolute Replacement for Passwords

A good security token is the one that distinctively corresponds to you and which nobody could know, guess or copy. This is the reason why security experts suggest us to use long and random passwords for our safety. However, it is not as easy as it sounds because it gets hard to memorize strong and unique passwords.

Biometric technology as we know right now is the hot favorite technique of securing any place. It had to happen counting it is such a trouble free way of security than that of passwords we have to remember. In biometrics, our finger or thumb impressions not only make our job easier but also are unique by nature.

Also, biometric technology removed the trouble of hacking considering it is not a cakewalk for someone to hack your fingerprints than cracking the pass code. Following the best security practices, setting strong passwords for separate devices … Read More

Website Design – The 8 "C’s" That Make a Site Sticky

I believe in judging a website by how well it converts visits into profits and this can be achieved with “stickiness”… the measure of how long a user spends on your site.

The longer they stay the likelier they are to spend money, ask any good salesperson worth his weight in salt!

Website Design, “stickiness” & the 8 “C’s”

Your design should keep visitors on your site AND make them come back for more so implement a few of the “C’s” in your site design to improve your conversion rate:

1.Content

“Content is king” so ensure your web copy is unique, fresh, useful to users and fits in with the overall design.

Broadcast content with RSS Feeds, e-mails and sms to your target audience and link to relevant sites to get your point across (automate this in the website design).

Interactive website design (on-line games, weather reports, etc.) ensures consumers … Read More

ECommerce: The Importance of SEO in 2019

The most important function of SEO is to improve the visibility of your website. Your website must be detectable when someone searches for your company, product or service to gain traction.

This visibility is gained by SEO (search engine optimisation) or SEM (search engine marketing).

To run a successful online business your SEO must be perfect to enable your potential customers to find and buy from you.

There are several things you can do to your website to optimise the visibility on search engines.

The main things are:

  1. Strong Content
  2. Ease of Navigation
  3. Speed
  4. Mobile Optimisation
  5. Blog posts
  6. Social Media
  7. Site Errors

As well as improving your SEO the things above can also build your brand awareness, improve your relationship with prospects and position yourself as a trustworthy expert in your field.

If we look at the above in more detail:

Strong Content

Keywords are a major focus for search … Read More

The Internet Lifestyle For College Students

The reality that most college students are facing when they graduate from school are either.

One.

They will not be able to find a job.

Two.

If they do find a job, it won’t be the one that they want to work at.

Which is why starting an internet business in their dorm room and working on it around their schedule is the best option for them.

Many go out and do part-time work, but that is really a waste of time.

Students would better off using that same amount of time to working on an internet business that will start bringing them in passive income.

There are 2 types of income that you can earn.

Active income- the amount you are paid for by the hour for being there.

Passive Income- money coming to you, whether or not you working or not!!

See the difference?

Your main goal in … Read More

Importance of Gadget Reviews

Technology around us is really changing at a fast pace and therefore it is very important that we stay in touch with the latest inventions and machines that are becoming a part of our daily lives. Today, you can see new gadgets coming up that are so crucial to us that we can hardly imagine living without them. Gadgets like PDAs, LCDs, cell phones, and laptops have already invaded our daily life and you will find them in most of ourhouses. However, with so much of technology all around us it becomes important for us to select the best gadget that suits our budget and our requirements.

Of course, you cannot go ahead and buy each and every gadget available in the market. Hence, it is recommend that you read more about the good and the bad points of that particular gadget which is why people prefer to read gadget … Read More

5 Things You Can Do To Avoid Computer Repair Problems

We somewhat take our computers, laptops, and other such devices for granted, but these are just like any other electronics and sooner or later develop some sort of issues, which require repair.

In many cases, the nature of the problem may be small, but you need to get it right before it turns into a bigger problem. However, you can apply a number of easy techniques to avoid computer repair problems in future.

Let’s check out a few tips that can help you to stay ahead in maintaining your computer or other similar devices.

  • Make A List Of The Symptoms

When your PC starts showing any kind of operational issues, you will be appeared with particular error messages. These error message should be composed alongside alternate symptoms and disappointments confronted by you.

You may not be able to figure out the correct nature and reason of the PC problem because … Read More

Satellite TV Programming Guide

With more than 256 channels to choose from, satellite TV programming offers far more TV listings and viewing options than cable or over-the-air TV.

Satellite TV also gives you access to music channels, pay-per-view movies, sports packages, adult channels, and international programming.

DISH Network Satellite TV Programming

DISH Network programming packages start at $31.99 per month.

They also offer pay-per-view movies and events, adult programming, and sports packages. International programming includes: African, Arabic, Armenian, Asian, Chinese, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Israeli, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, South Asian, Spanish, Tagalog, and Urdu channels.

DISH Network has the biggest variety of movies and shows and the most HD (high definition) programming of the two satellite TV providers.

Here are DISH Network’s current satellite TV programming packages:

America’s Top 60 ($31.99 per month)

This package includes the following program channels, plus your local channels:

ABC Family, America’s Collectibles Network, Angel One, … Read More

Small Business Management Software: Advantages For Accounting Firms

Managing an accounting firm, whether big or small, can be challenging. And, doing it all alone, only adds more to the challenges. If you wish to turn your business into a soaring success, a slew of factors needs to come into play; at the right time, at the right place.

Small Business Management Software is one such factor that helps to take your business to another level.

Small business owners usually believe in taking things in their own hands. Naturally, it saves money. However, this practice may be doing more harm to their business than anything else. If your office desk is covered in piles of sheets, paperwork from days is lying unattended and your staying up late in office is not taking you anywhere, then it’s time to seek professional help.

What Can Small Business Management Software System Do For You?

1. Saves You More Time At Hand

Surveys … Read More