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Self-Balancing Scooters Will Be At The Top of Holiday Wish Lists

By | Sep 22, 2015 at 12:30 pm

It’s a scooter… it’s a segway…it’s a hoverboard? These two wheeled gadgets are spreading like a technological epidemic; people in major cities, sales guys at tech startups, and even students are being observed riding around on these strange new gadgets. From YouTube celebrities and Instagram…

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How to Find the Best Vlogging Camera

By | Sep 21, 2015 at 6:00 pm

If you’re a startup or small business owner looking to put a human face to your company, vlogging (video blogging) may be the answer you’re looking for. After watching a video, people relate, connect and feel that they’re buying from a person and just…

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Scientists Create a Real-Life Invisibility Cloak

By | Sep 18, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Harry Potter fans rejoice (or not…I don’t know your life). A real-life invisibility cloak has finally been created! Yesterday, a group of researchers at the University of California, Berkeley and the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab published an article in the journal Science about their…

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5 Must-Have iPhone Apps

By | Sep 17, 2015 at 9:00 am

The world of iPhone apps is enormous and ever-changing – there are seemingly hundreds of competing apps vying for top positions in every conceivable area. They are so numerous that it is very easy to lose your way trying to navigate among them. That…

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Japan Automates the Hotel Industry

By | Sep 16, 2015 at 7:00 pm

A prediction: There will come a time for every industry when it turns toward automation, and machines will do most of the labor. It was true for the auto industry, and it seems to be spreading to nearly every industry. As assembly line jobs…


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Top 10 Holiday Gifts You Can Crowdfund Today

By | Sep 10, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Every year holiday shopping gets easier logistically.  And yet it also gets less satisfying.  Really, what do you get someone who can get anything they want on Amazon and have it delivered the same day – possibly by a drone?  How about something they…


Hong Kong

Holga’s New Camera Fuses Vintage Aesthetic With Modern Tech

By | Sep 9, 2015 at 9:00 pm

In 1981 T.M. Lee created the first ever Holga camera with the vision to inspire millions of Chinese to create lasting memories with a simple, affordable camera. You see, at the time the first Holga hit the market photography was an expensive luxury in…


San Francisco

Tired of Coffee? Maybe Tea is For You?

By | Sep 9, 2015 at 4:00 pm

This is hard for me to admit in front of you all, but here I go: I don’t drink coffee. It’s a bit odd, I’ll give you that, but I just can’t stand the way it tastes. Funny enough though, I absolutely love the…

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San Francisco

Experience the Cosmos Through Virtual Reality With SpaceVR

By | Sep 8, 2015 at 10:32 pm

If your childhood dreams of becoming an astronaut were foiled by motion sickness or high school advanced calculus – rejoice, for you have a second chance at traveling to space: SpaceVR. SpaceVR’s goal is to be the first virtual reality platform to provide real 360-degree…

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Fusion Guitar: iPhone, Amp and Speakers in One

By | Sep 4, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Being a guitarist requires a lot of gear, which tends to be big in size and, therefore, very hard to carry. Other than the guitar itself, there is the amp and the speakers (or a combo having both things together), which can be quite…


Salt Lake City

These Days, Sitting Desks Bow Down to Standing Desks

By | Sep 3, 2015 at 10:00 pm

I was talking with a friend the other day, and he was telling me that his entire office recently switched to standing desks. Almost preemptively, he answered the one question on my mind: what about people who don’t want a standing desk? His office actually…

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Polaroid Snap: A Digital Camera That Prints Inkless Instant Photos

By | Sep 3, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Yesterday, Polaroid announced the introduction of its new instant digital camera that will allow people to print instant photos directly from the camera unit without the use of any ink. Called the Polaroid Snap, the camera is essentially a reinvention of Polaroid’s classic instant…

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A German Man Invented This Lock for Your Jar of Precious Nutella

By | Sep 2, 2015 at 2:09 pm

Have we reached peak Nutella? It seems like every day BuzzFeed creates another new recipe that uses the delicious hazelnut-chocolate concoction. I mean, sure it’s good, but is it so good that you have to safeguard your jar of Nutella from friends and family…

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Chef Charger, a New Way to Charge Gadgets in Restaurants

By | Aug 31, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Restaurants, bars, cafes, and other dining environments are great places to hang out with friends. With today’s craving for technology, smartphones, tablets and other gadgets have been a common sight in those places, sometimes even replacing the traditional social conventions like actual conversations. While…