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San Diego

CleverPet Is a Video Game For Your Dog, Rewards With Food [Review]

By | Jun 21, 2017 at 12:20 pm

In an age when gaming is no longer just for those with ghostly tans, but a booming industry with a growing spectator division, it only makes sense for it to expand beyond humans. For those of us with pets, we often feel guilty leaving…

Gear & Gadgets

Get Into 3D Printing with the DIY Anet A8 3D Printer [Review]

By | Jun 19, 2017 at 1:30 pm

For decades 3D printing has been available in some form, but it wasn’t until the likes of MakerBot and other startups who began producing affordable hardware for the hobby to really take off. In the past decade or so 3D printers have also come…

Gear & Gadgets

11 Tech Gifts to Get Dad This Father’s Day

By | Jun 13, 2017 at 3:50 pm

June is here and with it comes Father’s Day, a day dedicated to honoring the father figures in our lives. Gone are the days of slathering glue to a piece of paper and attempting to create macaroni noodle art, but fortunately you don’t have…

Gear & Gadgets

Edifier R2000DB Bookshelf Speakers Can Easily Crank to 11 [Review]

By | Jun 13, 2017 at 12:20 pm

For more than a decade, Edifier has been producing high-end audio and home theater hardware, but without a lot of the fan fare from brands like Klipsch, Polk, or Pyle. In the past few years however, they’ve begun producing some of the higher rated…

Gear & Gadgets

Vancouver

Bamboo Slate Is a Futuristic Notepad That Just Works [Review]

By | Jun 12, 2017 at 11:30 am

In an ever growing digital world, the days of writing on notepads and in journals are quickly going the way of the dodo bird. If you’re also anything like me and have terrible handwriting, then computers, tablets, and mobile devices are the preferred method…

Gear & Gadgets

Denmark

Q Adapt On-Ear Headphones Offer Sleek Design and Great Sound [Review]

By | Jun 8, 2017 at 12:20 pm

In a world of Beats, Bose, and a million kinds of earbuds, Libratone is kicking it old school with a new pair of wireless on-ear headphones. The Q Adapt On-Ear Headphones offer a sleek new approach to the style, while leaving room for selective…

Gear & Gadgets

JBL Flip 4 Adds Waterproofing and Improved Sound [Review]

By | Jun 5, 2017 at 9:20 am

In the 80s and even 90s, music portability came in the form of oversized boomboxes filled to the brim with D cell batteries. They were large, quite heavy, sounded pretty good, but ultimately were a pain in the ass. In the past few years…

Drones

DC

Drone Hobbyists May No Longer Need to Register With FAA

By | May 22, 2017 at 11:20 am

On Friday, May 19, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia vacated a law put in place in 2015 that required both hobbyist and commercial drone pilots to register drones with the FAA. The D.C. court posits that the Registration…

Gear & Gadgets

Vusion House Racer Drone Offers Flight Ready FPV and A lot of Speed [Review]

By | May 17, 2017 at 2:20 pm

In the past few years drones have transitioned from a hobbyist activity to that of something many people enjoy. This is due in part to cost, availability, and of course entry level quadcopters making it easier than ever to pull them out of a…

Gear & Gadgets

San Mateo

Kaptivo Makes Whiteboarding Accessible to Everyone, Even Remote Teams [Review]

By | May 15, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Here’s a common office scenario: you go into a brainstorming session and someone starts to whiteboard ideas. Things are going great, occasionally you erase and go over a section, and the meeting comes to an end. The meeting lead tells you to capture the…

Gear & Gadgets

OnePlus 3T Gives the Most Smartphone Bang For the Buck [Review]

By | May 9, 2017 at 4:30 pm

The past few years in the world of smartphones have been more about refinement of an industry and less about innovation. Curved screens, less buttons, water resistance, and better cameras are now becoming the norm, but nothing ground breaking has been released on the…

Gear & Gadgets

Boulder

9 Gadgets and Tech From Star Wars That We Wish Were Real

By | May 4, 2017 at 12:50 pm

There are a lot of films that either take place in the future or feature technology well ahead of reality, but few fictional universes hold a candle to that of Star Wars. Although their history occurred a long time ago in a galaxy far…

Gear & Gadgets

TLC200 Pro Time-Lapse Camera Let’s You Capture the Long-Game [Review]

By | Apr 25, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Smartphones are so much more than just phones now. They cover everything from apps to photography to videography. Some Android phones even specifically focus on the photo and video component, which means the traditional consumer-grade digital camera doesn’t have a lot of room in the tech…

Communication

Communication Comes Down to Thoughts, Learnings, and Actions

By | Apr 17, 2017 at 10:30 am

Having a mentor while building a business can help founders get through the tough challenges of startup life and give them a heads up on what’s around the corner. Jacqueline Ros, CEO and founder of Revolar, talks about what she learned at Techstars and having Brian Cornell, Target’s CEO as…

Gear & Gadgets

NYC

Skybuds Pack a Lot of Features in Tiny Wireless Earbuds [Review]

By | Apr 14, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Blame Apple as much as you’d like, but the world of wireless tech was inevitable. Between more IoT devices hitting the market, better connection types, and the endless accumulation of hours spent untangling wires, people were never designed to live in a wired world….

Kickstarter

Cleveland

Parihug Let’s You Physically Connect With Anyone Around the World

By | Apr 13, 2017 at 3:30 pm

What if you could hug anyone from anywhere in the world? With the launch of a Kickstarter campaign this week, a budding inventor and entrepreneur is taking on that challenge, all neatly packaged into a stuffed animal. Parihug (Pari for short) is a plush…

Product Launch

Boston

Copenhagen Wheel Officially Releases, Makes Most Bikes an E-Bike

By | Apr 11, 2017 at 12:50 pm

At the end of 2013, a soon-to-be robotics company took the tech world by storm when they announced a new kind of wheel that would turn any bike into an e-bike. Dubbed the Copenhagen Wheel, the first of it’s kind wheel, which acts similar to…