Startups & Apps

NYC

Boomset Destroys Long Lines, Improves Logistics for Event Hosts

By | Nov 18, 2015 at 12:30 pm

SXSW, Web Summit, your local meetup, and maybe even bronycon all have an issue in common: lines. Lines to pick up your badge, lines to change your schedule, and lines to get into sessions. The only thing with more lines is Charlie Sheen’s desk….

Productivity

Productivity – Time to Say Goodbye to Procrastination

By | Nov 17, 2015 at 10:00 pm

You know, it’s easy to lose focus when there are so many other things happening around you that might require your attention. Maybe you get a phone call, a message, or email that pops in. Perhaps your colleagues keep asking you questions? It’s moments…

Startups & Apps

The 5 Best Time Management Productivity Apps

By | Nov 17, 2015 at 12:38 pm

We could all do with being more productive and also less stressed and these apps are there to help encourage and aid this. Having or even making more time is a great way to lower our stress levels and make us feel better about…

Hardware

San Diego

Aquagear’s Journey From Servicing the Developing World to US Retail Markets

By | Nov 16, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Gary Hess wrote the beginnings of Aquagear with the ink of social good and humanitarian aid. Initially, he built it as a high-grade water filtration hardware specifically for the developing world but would soon pass the responsibility of Aquagear to his son, Steve, who would maintain the company’s commitment…

Startups & Apps

5 EdTech Startups That Are Changing the Education Landscape

By | Nov 16, 2015 at 1:15 pm

The importance of technology in education has been growing steadily in the past few years, with 70 percent of UK primary and secondary school students now using a tablet in class. According to Further Education, AoC Jobs advise that “many educators now understand that…

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Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Weekend: Crystal Crush Saga, Buster, and More

By | Nov 15, 2015 at 11:18 am

What’s the best thing to do at home on a cold, foggy autumn day? Playing games, of course! That’s why this weekend’s app roundup focuses on games, but thought on other leisure activities as well, such as creating awesome GIFs and finding your soulmate…

Health

Can Technology Save the Healthcare Field?

By | Nov 13, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Newsflash: the United States healthcare has an atrocious track record, particularly in expense. The US spends more per capita on healthcare than any other country, yet is consistently rated among the worst of developed nations. There are three major areas where the cost befalls…

Startups & Apps

Top 10 Parenting Apps to Make Life Easier

By | Nov 13, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Parenting has been a difficult job since the beginning of time; modern parents have some advantages, though. For instance, we have numerous apps today that can do many different things for us. We have apps that tell us when it’s time to feed our…

Startups & Apps

Use These 6 iPhone Apps to Keep You on Top of Everything

By | Nov 13, 2015 at 10:00 am

In the hectic world of mobile phones and instant information transfers, it is good to get as much assistance as possible when you are trying to sell something. However, this assistance doesn’t necessarily have to come from another person. There are now iPhone apps…

Startups & Apps

Launch by Quixey: An Android Launcher with Great Potential

By | Nov 13, 2015 at 9:15 am

There are two ways to make your Android phone feel new: You either spend some money and grab a new phone or – the cheaper version – change the overall experience by downloading apps providing a better home-screen experience. Launchers are key in customizing…

Startups & Apps

Giffage Invades Your Smartphone with GIFs

By | Nov 13, 2015 at 8:40 am

With the current overwhelming amount of technology we have nowadays, people are always looking for new ways of expressing themselves as well as communicating with others, in new, fun and also secure ways. I have covered several examples of this, with apps like Spray,…

Fashion

Delaware

Every Athlete Deserves Jeans That Fit Perfectly

By | Nov 12, 2015 at 9:00 pm

No question, there are a million perks you get from being in shape and athletic: increased strength and speed, heart health, and a decreased risk for diseases like diabetes. That should be motivation enough, but there’s always one other benefit that trumps all others:…

Startups & Apps

The Medical Memory Has Created a Way to Remember Everything Your Doctor Says

By | Nov 11, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Throw this into the category of “I can’t believe no one’s done this before.” But in this case, “before” would have to be prior to about eight years ago, because that’s about the time the idea for The Medical Memory was hatched. Phoenix, AZ-based…

Politics/Government

Instagram and Snapchat Users Like Bernie Sanders Better Than Hillary Clinton

By | Nov 11, 2015 at 8:00 am

The last presidential election was in 2012, and while it really wasn’t that long ago you can’t ignore how far technology has come since then. Case in point: the majority of the world’s data has only been created in the last few years. Given that,…

Automotive

Yamaha to Introduce a New Line of Electric Motorcycles in 2016

By | Nov 10, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Although all-electric motorcycles are a relatively new development in the world of two-wheeled transportation, motorcycle manufacturers are quickly adopting the technology. Honda has an all-electric scooter in the works, and it is now confirmed that Yamaha is set to introduce two new electric bikes…

Autonomous Vehicles

Driverless Cars Get a Fake City for Testing: What it Means for the Future

By | Nov 10, 2015 at 7:00 pm

When it comes to testing traditional, manually driven vehicles, car companies typically take their vehicles to a large track with lots of loops and straightaways. Unfortunately for driverless cars, those tracks are not all that helpful. Instead, the testing of driverless cars requires more…

Startups & Apps

DC

Smart Nutrition Bottle Startup LifeFuels Named CES Innovation Award Honoree

By | Nov 10, 2015 at 5:05 pm

LifeFuels, a Reston, VA-based startup that’s created the very first portable, single- and multi-serve Smart Nutrition Bottle, has just announced that it has been named a 2016 CES Innovation Award Honoree by the Consumer Technology Association due to its top rating in the Fitness,…