Dingman Property Group

DINGMAN PROPERTY GROUP

DIANNA DINGMAN, PRINCIPAL

How to Set Time Limits for Technology in Your Home

Apr 16, 2014 in Lifestyle. 0 Comment

How to Set Time Limits for Technology in Your Home

Technology is all around us. There is no disputing the fact that there isn’t a way to function in today’s world without encountering a device of some kind. Most adults have a smartphone, and kids are getting them at a younger age than ever. A majority of articles and reports available today talk about limiting ‘screen time’ for kids and teens, but what about adults who are having trouble unplugging?  

Studies show that people today consume three times more information than they did in the 1960s. Also, it’s been shown that multitasking with computers and digital gadgets affects how your brain processes information and the ability to focus. There are studies currently underway that are looking at how much this technology overload is affecting moods and relationships, but almost everyone agrees that the impact isn’t always good. Is it time for a digital detox?

Read More

Will Anonymous Apps Become the Future?

Apr 14, 2014 in Tech. 0 Comment

Will Anonymous Apps Become the Future?

More than ever before, people are sharing their personal lives on the internet. From social networks like Facebook and Twitter, to photo sharing sites like Instagram and Flickr, people are actively sharing anything and everything, all under their real names. From publishing the details of a pregnancy, to issuing a political manifesto, the public rules for social sharing have changed. 

Perhaps as a result of all this public sharing, a new trend of anonymous social networks has sprung up. This new wave of apps promises anonymity for people who want to participate, and yet keep their privacy intact. In fact, some people think that these anonymous apps will become the social networks of the future. Here’s a look at some anonymous apps available now.

Read More

Why it Pays to Keep Up with the Joneses

Apr 11, 2014 in Homeowner. 0 Comment

Why it Pays to Keep Up with the Joneses

We all have those neighbors. The ones who never mow their lawn, whose roof has missing shingles or piles of abandoned furniture in the front yard. No matter how posh of a neighborhood, there is always one eyesore. But what if your house is the neighborhood slacker? If you have lived for years without making any improvements, there’s a good chance your house is starting to fall out of sync with the others on the block. 

Read More

How to Be More Innovative in Business

Apr 09, 2014 in Business/Finance. 0 Comment

How to Be More Innovative in Business

Innovation is the buzzword in today’s business environment, and with good reason. Often, the biggest financial rewards come to those with an innovative edge. Yet, even though most business leaders recognize the value of innovation, many are often unsatisfied with the level of innovation taking place within their businesses. However, innovation doesn’t have to be so elusive. Here’s a look at the qualities that define innovation, and how to be more innovative in business. 

Read More

The Future of Television: Texture TV

Apr 07, 2014 in Sports/Entertainment. 0 Comment

The Future of Television: Texture TV

Today, you can watch television and feel like you are part of the action. 3D television made this a reality with groundbreaking technology that allows us to feel that the objects we are seeing on the screen are surrounding us. 

But imagine being able to reach out and actually feel what you see on the screen. Disney has taken the concept of 3D one giant step further by creating texture TV. Many believe that texture TV may be the future of television. Here’s a look at this brand new technology.

Read More