Elliot is an award winning journalist deeply ingrained in the startup world and is often digging into emerging technology and data. When not writing, he's likely either running or training for a triathlon. You can contact him by email at elliot(@)elliotvolkman.com or follow him on Twitter @thejournalizer.

 

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Airmega 400s Brings Smart Tech to Air Purification [Review]

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In a world plagued by gluten, peanut, and a plethora of allergies, not to mention it being cold and flu season, there are a lot of ways to reduce and prevent things trying to harm us. Sure, you can live in a giant bubble,…

U.S. Small Drone Registry is Back

It’s not all that uncommon that provisions get added into more important legislation, or a rider, and this week President Trump signed National Defense Authorization Act that included new guidance for small drone hobbyists. That new guidance? It’s actually more of a revival as…

Put a Brewery in Your Home With Pico C [Review]

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In a world filled with endless choices, perhaps one that never gives up is that of the beer market. In the past year, overall sales were static; however, the craft beer market still enjoyed a 6.2 percent increase, especially for microbreweries. While the bubble…

Buffer Reaffirms Salary Transparency, Benchmarks Cost of Living

This week Buffer, the social media management platform, reaffirmed their dedication to being a transparent organization and along with it fully public salary information on every employee. While this in itself is not news, the company has shared their salary details for the past…

8 Things That Can Be Delivered By Drone

In recent months the U.S. has pushed forward to open a potential future filled with drone deliveries. Unfortunately we are just entering a new age of testing thanks to a Presidential Memorandum and Executive Order; however, the likes of Amazon, Intel, and other companies…

Drone Racing: What You Need to Know

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Last year you could turn on ESPN and watch one of the largest competitions for drone racing and see a well plotted out set, filled with LED light strips, and several pilots flying the same Racer3 drone through the course. It’s by no means…

Gift Guide 2017: Creatives, Podcasters, Vloggers, and Hipsters

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Blame social media or the rise in affordable technology, this world is creating more content. Sure, your uncle may just be figuring out memes on Facebook, but your niece is racking up millions of views on YouTube and Instagram with her own how-to series….

HyperX FPS: Alloy Keyboard and Pulsefire Mouse [Review]

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Gaming is not what it once was. What first started as nothing more than a few pixels bouncing a virtual ball back and forth has spurred a full scale industry filled with pro level sporting competition, advances in technology, and maybe the birth of…

Gift Guide 2017: Tech for Outdoorsmen, Survivalists, and Preppers

In a world filled with seemingly endless technology that connects you to the digital world, now more than ever do people want to disconnect. However, whether or not they are the outdoorsy type or more into glamping, there is still plenty of tech to…

Gift Guide 2017: VR, AR, and Hardware to Power It

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Last year may have been the biggest for virtual reality hardware when it comes to gaming, but now we’re starting to see the fruit of those seeds grow. With the likes of Skyrim now on PlayStation VR, mixed reality headsets, and improved technology being…

Robo C2 Brings Simplicity to Complex 3D Printing [Review]

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3D printing is not just for hobbyists any more, companies are banking on the technology and truly putting the results to work. Local Motors is always our go to example, having seen them create some amazing vehicles using 3D printed parts, but there are…

Gift Guide 2017: The Home Chef

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In the past year we’ve seen some massive wins and changes in the world of food, namely Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods and both Blue Apron and HelloFresh going public. We’ve also seen some interesting insights from company leaders such as Papa Johns who…

Top Black Friday Tech Deals For 2017

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It’s that magical time of year again. Trees are being decorated, potatoes are being collected for latkes, and oh wait, it’s actually still November. That can in fact only mean one thing, and that is the arrival of Black Friday. Over the years it’s…

Can’t Cook a Turkey? Pringles Has You Covered

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There comes a time in every person’s life where they must attempt to cook the Thanksgiving turkey. You can fry it, you can smoke it, and of course you can bake it; however, each requires a certain level of skill and some of us…

Gift Guide 2017: Fitness Tech and Wearables

The holidays are a magical time of excess cookies, turkey, stockings filled with chocolate and reused popcorn balls, and maybe a little more beer or wine than usually. Fortunately that means New Year’s is approaching, and with that it’s time for another health related…

Treat Your Pets Anywhere With Furbo [Review]

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The world is a better place because of the furry friends we have around, but holding down a full-time job or going to class means that you can’t always spend as much time with them as you’d like. Thanks to the magic of technology,…