Social Good

Plug the Drought With a Picture

By | Jun 25, 2015 at 10:00 am

Have you recently driven or strolled past a water waster? Seen a damaged sprinkler head with faulty valves, spraying geyser-high precious water skyward or onto the street? As a staunch pro-consumer and business advocate, I’m the guy who took on and won the largest…

Lifestyle

Philadelphia

Cataluv Launches Inspiring Home Decor App

By | Jun 24, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Philly based Cataluv is making it easy to find and buy amazing home decor products from independent retailers. Their mobile app allows you to browse tons of lifestyle images which are updated daily, save products to a wishlist, save design shots to an inspiration board,…

Drones

The Future is Drone Racing

By | Jun 24, 2015 at 11:00 am

I think everyone knows that James Naismith invented the sport of basketball. But did you know that the only reason he did it was to entertain a rowdy group of young men during the winter months at a Springfield, Massachusetts YMCA? True story: he…

Education

Top 10 EdTech Tools and Apps for Boosting eLearning Productivity

By | Jun 23, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Technology has made students’ lives easier and more difficult in the same time. On one hand, instant access to information gave them the possibility to conduct and complete research processes in a very short period. On the other hand, there are tons of websites…

Accelerator

Telluride

Relax, Go Skiing, and Build Your Next Company in Telluride

By | Jun 23, 2015 at 9:00 am

There are plenty of places in this world that are unmatched and unparalleled in their beauty. Give me five minutes of your time and I’ll tell you some of the coolest recommendations. However, of all the places to talk about, there’s only one that…

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Video

Los Angeles

The Power of Live Broadcasting in Your hands

By | Jun 23, 2015 at 8:00 am

8`When it comes to any major sporting event, would you rather watch a recording of it or would you rather watch it live? It’s a pretty simple answer: nothing beats a live broadcast. For a long time though the power to broadcast live to…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Startups Apply Now for the Online Startup of the Year Competition

By | Jun 22, 2015 at 6:26 pm

You may have been to one of many Tech Cocktail startup events. In 2014, we traveled to more than 30 cities to help local communities bring out and showcase the top startups in each ecosystem. This year, we’ve added a few more ways that startups can get…

Startups & Apps

TVFoodMaps: Map the Best Restaurants in America

By | Jun 21, 2015 at 10:00 am

You know what’s better than watching Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives and how Guy Fieri enjoys the food at a certain restaurant? You enjoying the meal in that certain restaurant! That means you need to take out a pen and paper to write the name…

Startups & Apps

Weatherback Weather Wallpaper Brings Your Home Screen to Life

By | Jun 21, 2015 at 8:00 am

An amazing app from Varmias has finally arrived to make all weather-freak Android users happy. Weatherback Weather Wallpaper is an Android app that instantly fills your screen with magical weather effects without dismantling the existing wallpaper. The sensational weather effects delivered from this app…

Startups & Apps

Flyp: A Handy App to Get Multiple Numbers on One Smartphone

By | Jun 20, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Every day we play different roles: We play, work, love, and much more. Since each role involves remote communication as well, it’s easy to spot people with at least two phones: one for work and one for personal life. Those lucky enough to have…

Social Media

Reveal, a New Social Network That Rewards Users

By | Jun 20, 2015 at 6:12 pm

Social networks are one of the most popular services on the Internet. Facebook is king, with over 1.4 billion active users each month, while Google Plus comes in a distant second, with 300 million active users each month. And while these two giants clearly…

Startups & Apps

Miami

Nearest5: A Fresh New Way to Communicate

By | Jun 20, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Current social media platforms have taught us how we can get “followers” (Facebook, for example, gives you the option to “follow” or “unfollow” friends), but how about making new friends by doing the same as we used to: posting images and sharing our thoughts? Nearest5 aims…

Education

The Darker Side of BYOD in Education

By | Jun 20, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Brian Meller recently did a nice overview of BYOD benefits in education, highlighting the ways it is reshaping modern classrooms. Considering this potential, it is unsurprising that educational institutions are rushing to implement BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policies and take teaching and learning…

Hardware

San Francisco

Pool Technology is Notoriously Outdated

By | Jun 19, 2015 at 8:00 pm

What makes a pool technologically advanced? I’m sure you’re sitting there thinking: come on, Will, how advanced can pools really be? Well the honest answer is that pools themselves aren’t incredibly advanced. After all, it’s just a dugout portion of the ground filled in…