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Wearsafe is Wearable Tech with a Life-Saving Mission

By | Aug 24, 2015 at 4:00 pm

This device can be filed under “Why has no one thought of this before?” The device I’m talking about is the Wearsafe Tag which just completed a successful Kickstarter campaign, raising over $100,000, well over their goal of $75,000. The team at Wearsafe has been…

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San Francisco

Security, Simplicity, and Style With the DropAP Router

By | Aug 17, 2015 at 4:00 pm

These days, not all household Internet connections rely on wires anymore. With smartphones and tablets, we have a huge need for wireless connections, such as Wi-Fi, which is why the old routers with no wireless capabilities are absolutely doomed to extinction. The market is filled…

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What’s a Bigger Joke? This Wearable or the Actors in its Promo?

By | Aug 15, 2015 at 12:00 pm

Who doesn’t want to look cool while talking into a finger device to help manage the devices around you? There’s a new wearable that allows you to do just that. Called ARING (Get it? Because it’s a ring…), the wearable tech device is a…

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Copenhagen

Bekey, a Smart Lock for Apartment Buildings, Launches Kickstarter

By | Aug 15, 2015 at 8:00 am

There are a lot of smart lock options out there, and they have proven to be an invaluable tool for those who rent out their spaces through Airbnb or Vrbo. Exchanging keys in person is not always a convenient option, and smart locks allow…

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What Happens When You Track Your Workouts for a Week

By | Aug 10, 2015 at 8:00 pm

In an effort to lead a much healthier lifestyle, I’ve filled the past two or three months with various different physical activities – from your standard, outdoor runs and vinyasa yoga sessions to indoor bouldering and CrossFit workouts. For the majority of that time,…

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It’s That Time of Year Again: Back to School Gadgets

By | Aug 10, 2015 at 8:00 am

We’ve reached that time of year again. The time of year when parents and students spend an obscene amount of money in the name of education. Everyone wants the best gadgets that will make make the actual learning and degree earning process as painless as possible….

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iPod Touch Review – Does the Update Matter at All?

By | Aug 9, 2015 at 6:00 pm

It is time to welcome back the iPod. Apple has finally updated the iPod Touch after three years with a faster processor and a camera reminiscent of iPhone 5S, and it’s priced at $199. The main question with this updated device is whether it is still relevant…

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NYC

Has Brooklyness Developed the Smartest Smart Bike Ever?

By | Aug 5, 2015 at 10:00 pm

This is not your typical collapsable bike. This is a lightweight, electric, collapsable bike with bluetooth connectivity that can detect traffic patterns, hazards, and even help you find the next train home. Brooklyn based Brooklyness (yep), has recently launched an Indiegogo campaign with a goal…

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Helix Sleep: Your Custom-Built Mattress

By | Aug 5, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Helix Sleep will change the way you sleep – for people who don’t get enough sleep at night or can’t find the right mattress, Helix Sleep is a new company that builds individually personalized, custom built mattresses for singles and couples. “Helix collects individual information…

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Amazon Dash Button Not Ready for Prime Time

By | Aug 5, 2015 at 5:00 pm

One button to rule them all, one button… to ensure you never run out of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese! Whether it was the timing of the initial introduction, the day before April Fools, or simply the concept, many did not take the Amazon Dash Button…

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Dallas

Updated: GlocalMe G2 First Successfully Funded Global 4G WIFI Hotspot

By | Aug 3, 2015 at 4:00 pm

August 14, 2015 Update: We are currently investigating more details about this company and the KickStarter campaign. At this time we would not recommend backing the GlocalMe G2. If you’ve ever traveled internationally, you know what a pain it can be to take your…

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Top 5 Tech Gifts that Are sure to Impress

By | Aug 3, 2015 at 8:00 am

You’ve come to the right place if you’re seeking a gadget review or a high-tech gift list. From cooking to security, check out our Gadgets channel to stay ahead of all the top gear everyone will be wanting this fall. And to help break…

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NextDesk: The Smartest Desk For Your Home or Office

By | Jul 30, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Call it the desk that could help you lose weight – or at least obtain extra health benefits at work. NextDesk is striving to change the way people work by creating a desk that easily adjusts to sitting and standing height. “NextDesk was founded…

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Los Angeles

A Skateboard Made from Rocket Material

By | Jul 28, 2015 at 4:00 pm

These days, many commercial rockets are made using some carbon fiber, an extremely strong, light, and durable plastic. The carbon fiber that doesn’t end up in space often comes to rest in landfills – which is not just unfortunate for the environment, but a…