Adam is a writer with an interest in a variety of mediums, from podcasts to comic books to video essays to novels to blogging — too many, basically. He's based out of Seattle, and remains a staunch defender of his state's slogan: "sayWA." In his spare time, he recommends articles about science fiction on Twitter, @AdamRRowe

 

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VR Headsets Finally Have the Tech They Need to Get Way Smaller

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Check out any vision of the future from the 60s and you’ll notice that, no matter how advanced, the television sets are always bulky. After all, that was how the tech worked back then, and the visual futurists at the time couldn’t picture a…

5 Apps to Improve Your Netflix Viewing Experience

You’ve heard of Netflix and Chill. Now try literally chilling and watching Netflix. Crazy, I know, but it’s an increasing common pastime: Netflix captured nearly a third of all home entertainment revenues in the U.S. last year. And when you’re mainlining episode after episode…

Tech Experts Are Split on Whether We Can Squash Online Fake News

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“Fake news” — a phrase that existed to describe the sharp rise and sustained dominance of online misinformation during the 2016 election season for about two weeks before it turned into a joke phrase that every TV show, friend, and politician you know has…

Anyone Can Find Your Location With Just $1,000 Worth of Mobile Ads

Anyone who’s ever flipped through a copy of 1984 knows what a creepy dsytopian surveillance society looks like. What most people don’t seem to have picked up on is that the process of a society turning into that type of dystopia is frog-boilingly slow. One…

Survey: People Are Even Stressed Out by the Photos on Their Phones

In 2017, people are more stressed than ever. Some of that’s down to the political climate, but entire demographics are reporting more stress than before: Teenagers have more high anxiety, while startup founders regularly discuss their higher rates of stress and depression and one…

2017 Looks Like the Biggest Year for Cord-Cutters Yet

Looks like the revolution won’t be televised. Because after the streaming revolution is over, nothing’s going to be televised. After combing the public filings for major pay TV companies including AT&T, Comcast, Dish, Charter and Verizon, streaming watchdog site Exstreamist has officially predicted that 2017…

Benjamin’s Desk and 1776 Are Merging

Philadelphia-based coworking network Benjamin’s Desk and DC-based incubator 1776 have officially announced their merger. And yes, both of their names are references to the American Revolution, thanks for noticing. The goal of the merge: To create a combined network that can rocket them to the…

Study: 1 in 3 Tech Employees Self-Identify as Workaholics

Possibly the biggest socially acceptable item to complain about at your job is just how hard you’re working. But working too hard takes a toll: Workaholics are about three times more likely to be depressed or anxious. I have to wonder: How many people…

5 Movies You Need to Watch in Virtual Reality

Virtual reality has been hyped for years. But before VR takes off with the typical consumer, the medium will need to prove that there’s a reason it exists. It needs a great game or film to force everyone to adapt to it. People will…

Oska Wellness Wins TechCo’s 2017 Startup of the Year Competition

Oska Wellness, a health-tech, wearable pain relief device startup based out of Carlsbad, CA, is the 2017 Startup of the Year winner. The announcement, made at the Innovate Celebrate conference held by TechCo in partnership with CTA, came following a three-day event attended by 100 startup…

CTA’s 2017 Holiday Tech Trends: Here Are All the Stats You Need to Know

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In one of the Innovate Celebrate 2017 conference’s most anticipated talks, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has today announced the 24th Annual Holiday Tech Trends for the upcoming season. As always, the consumer fervor behind the gift-giving frenzy stretching from the start of Thanksgiving until…