Orlando-Based Freedom Audio Joins R/GA Connected Devices Accelerator

By | Nov 3, 2014 at 5:00 pm

Orlando-based startup Freedom Audio was accepted to the latest R/GA Connected Devices Accelerator, powered by Techstars, in New York City. The startup develops rugged speakers that are connected to music providers via built-in cellular and WiFi.   They will be joining  an exceptional group of hardware-…



Startups, Apply to Represent Orlando in National Competition

By | Sep 5, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Move over Mickey; Orlando belongs to entrepreneurs also! That’s because the city is starting to get some attention for its growing tech scene. This year, Orlando was recognized by web magazine as one of the Most Promising Tech Hubs of 2014. We’re announcing a…

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FreeWavz: Smart Headphones That Track Your Workout

By | Aug 4, 2014 at 12:00 pm

Runners, bikers, and gym bunnies, put your protein shakes down because this new gadget will blow your minds. Smart earphones with a companion app, FreeWavz is a Bluetooth-connected product that not only gives you wireless connectivity to streaming music on your phone, but also provides you with…



What Happens When a Chinese Factory Makes Knockoffs of Your Product

By | Jul 15, 2014 at 10:30 am

After launching their waterproof shower speakers on Amazon, FRESHeTECH started seeing a slew of negative reviews. The battery was only lasting a few days, products weren’t working, and customers were upset. Meanwhile, other customers were completely satisfied, enjoying month-long battery life and recommending the…