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Tanvas Lets You Feel Guitar Strings on Your Device

By | Jan 11, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Whether it be an Apple Watch alerting you with a pulse about an upcoming meeting or a smartphone vibrating to inform you of an incoming message, technology is often used to create the virtual sense of touch. While this sensation happens primarily through a smooth piece of…

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11 Gadgets To Build Out Your Dream Smart Kitchen

By | Feb 14, 2017 at 2:20 pm

When the first fridge with a built-in screen was released, the world lost its collective mind. After all, who needs a touchscreen on a fridge, right? Whether we like it or not, the world of IoT has spun out a plethora of gadgets that…

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Linksys WRT 3200ACM Brings Back Original Design, DD-WRT [Review]

By | Feb 9, 2017 at 11:20 am

For most consumers, a standard high-speed router is all we really need. However, in our current political climate, it never hurts to think about one’s privacy and security, which is where having an integrated VPN and more control over your flow of data becomes…

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Pixie Trackers Use Mesh Network, Augmented Reality To Sort of Find Items [Review]

By | Feb 7, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Regardless how organized you are, eventually you’re going to lose something. Be it your keys, your dog, the house keys, or perhaps your phone, the ultimate first world problem is losing your stuff. Item trackers have been around for years, Tile being the most…

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Enhance Your Home Entertainment System with These Wireless Speakers

By | Feb 4, 2017 at 10:30 am

Are you tired of using those dinky speakers on your computer to listen to music? Would you prefer a more versatile speaker solution that you can use in any room? Then it’s time to consider today’s advanced wireless speakers – and we’ve got the best wireless…

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Stay Calm With Spire, A Pebble Shaped Wearable [Review]

By | Jan 25, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Over the next four years, wearables are said to decline in both user adoption and general use; however, some of that may be due in part to a lack of innovation. From this year’s CES, we saw a general theme of refining technology, which…

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Monster Products Teams Up with Your Favorite Celebrities

By | Jan 23, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Lance Stephenson, Sean Houston, David Murphey, Lukas Podolski, Sean Kilpatrick, Nicole Chaplin and Lisa Levine – sounds like a VIP list for next Hollywood celebrity party. However, these are just some of the influencers that Monster Products has teamed up with to fuel their…

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Motorola’s Talkabout T480 Keeps You Informed in Emergencies [Review]

By | Jan 9, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Regardless of where you live, there is at least one type of natural disaster that’s likely to terrorize your area. Down here in Charleston, we get some pretty nasty hurricanes and the occasional tornado. For those of you unfortunate souls up north, snow storms paired…

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SpeedX Does it Again With Unicorn, Taking Smart Bikes to the Next Level

By | Jan 9, 2017 at 11:20 am

Nearly one year ago, SpeedX revolutionized the bicyle industry with Leopard. It was an immediate success, becoming the most-funded projects on Kickstarter, raising over $2.3 million. Now, they return with Unicorn, a different kind of bike that delivers a more high-end experience and takes smart…

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Philips Hue Lightbulbs Bring Tech to Your New Year’s Eve Party [Review]

By | Dec 30, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Year in and year out, New Year’s Eve arrives and the deliberation begins. Last year, your party was perfect; there was a DJ that rarely played Gangnam Style, your drink selection was vast and didn’t include Mike’s Hard Lemonade, and the ice sculpture of Justin Timberlake you ordered…

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Chicago

Cubii Helps You Pedal Faster Towards Your Health Resolutions [Review]

By | Dec 30, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Everyone knows that exercise, and sleep are daily necessities. As entrepreneurs and professionals, it’s not always easy to find a healthy balance of work and life. We sit for hours at a time, wake up too early, over do it on the coffee, and…

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Mebo is the Interactive Robot Even Adults Want to Play With [Review]

By | Dec 22, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Tech toys are no longer just for kids; they’ve become a family activity. Though STEM toys like Lego Mindstorms have been around for years, more and more brands are looking to encourage the next wave of youngsters to become interested in technology. Mebo, a…

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Lenovo’s Yoga Book Is a Great Toy for Designers [Review]

By | Dec 19, 2016 at 3:30 pm

In an age where computers and tablets are constantly borrowing similar designs, gone are the days of innovative concepts. That is except for Lenovo, who has constantly pushed the envelope on their Yoga line, and most recently on their incredibly lightweight Yoga Book series. Not…

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11 Gadgets To Get You Through Snowy Weather

By | Dec 16, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Next week, winter will officially be here. We know, we’re scared too. But that hasn’t stopped snow from hitting several cities with the force of a bullet train. Some cities, like Chicago for example, are fully equipped for snow storms and blizzards. However, cities like…