Welcome to Benchmark!

Favorite Tech Week

Nelson Ta

A Content Editor’s Tools: Social Media and Smart Phones

Jun 29 2012, 09:35 AM by

I don’t go anywhere without my iPhone. It’s that simple.

For work and play, having a smart phone is almost as essential as breathing. As the Content Editor for Omnibeat, a thriving Social Media Marketing company, I have to constantly stay connected to the emerging stories and trends, my email inbox and the various Social Media sites.

Posted in Benchmark Series & Contests, Benchmark Series, Favorite Tech Week

Shireen Qudosi

Writer’s Blocks & More: Favorites of a Content Writer & Coordinator

Jun 29 2012, 09:35 AM by

As a writer with a marketing background, my role has expanded from all phases of content creation to managing simple and complex projects. What both roles have in common is a high demand for impeccable organization skills. Pair this with my own well-developed background with Benchmark that calls on me to scope out the best tools and tricks of the trade, and you’ve got yourself a seasoned professional who has tried and tested just about everything you can think of.

Posted in Tips & Resources, SEO, Tech Editorial, Benchmark Series & Contests, Benchmark Series, Favorite Tech Week

Shireen Qudosi

What the Facebook WordPress Integration Means for Bloggers

Jun 28 2012, 10:06 AM by

WordPress, one of the premier blogging platforms, is ideally suited for users who want to be at the digital helm of their own website. The platform offers a lot more control for novice bloggers and small business owners.

As WordPress has grown, so has its devout following – all of whom have benefited from the strong online community that continues to provide free (or very fairly priced) themes and plugins.

Posted in Tips & Resources, Social Media, Online Tools and Applications, Current Events, Benchmark Series & Contests, Benchmark Series, Favorite Tech Week

Rod Tolentino

Angle: Your iPhone’s Bluetooth Headset Partner

Jun 28 2012, 09:35 AM by

For Tech Week, I’d like to change it up a bit and point to a gizmo that I am eagerly anticipating: the iPhone Angle.

More often than not, you may find dozens of similarities among concept designs for iPhone accessories or just iPhone prototypes. It’s truly amazing that even so, each concept presents a distinct kind of flavor that thrills more iPhone fans all over the globe.

Posted in Tips & Resources, Tech Editorial, Benchmark Series & Contests, Benchmark Series, Favorite Tech Week

Hal Licino

How You Can Easily Construct a Silent PC: Part 2

Jun 27 2012, 09:36 AM by

Computer components generate heat, and a lot of it. My latest system is based on the Intel i7 2600K CPU, which was the fastest in existence when I purchased it last winter and has the K denomination, indicating that it’s the overclockable one. I’ve long been an adversary of this process of manipulating the speed of a microprocessor to massively increase its performance as it invariably results in voided warranties and melted CPUs. However, mild overclocks on the 2600K remain within warranty with the purchase of a $25 Intel “insurance policy,” so I couldn’t resist a little tweak.

Posted in Tips & Resources, Tech Editorial, Benchmark Series & Contests, Benchmark Series, Favorite Tech Week

More