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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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San Francisco

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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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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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…

Gear & Gadgets

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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7 Tips to Buying Bluetooth Speakers for Summer Fun

By | Jun 3, 2017 at 10:30 am

Over the last few years Bluetooth speakers have become more popular and the technology has immensely improved. This summer when you’re looking to purchase a speaker for pool side entertainment, keep these features in mind before you purchase. Size of Speaker One of the…

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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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Netatmo Presence Uses Algorithms For Better Outdoor Security [Review]

By | Dec 16, 2016 at 10:30 am

Break-ins happen, regardless of how much security you have visible to the would-be criminal. However, comprehensive and effect security measures can certainly reduce the chances. When I was growing up, home security was available in the form of horribly annoying keypads that beeped every time you…

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Chamberlain MyQ Brings Your Garage Opener Into The IoT World [Review]

By | Dec 9, 2016 at 10:30 am

To many of us, a garage is more than just a place to store your cars. It’s where we get the messy work done, it’s typically where we enter our homes, and of course we find it perfectly acceptable to allow our garages to…

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DJI Phantom 4 Falcon is Everything You Want From a Drone [Review]

By | Nov 28, 2016 at 12:50 pm

DJI is perhaps one of the most well known drone makers in the US, and in the past couple of years they’ve been quickly iterating on their flagship line. Initially launched in the first part of this year, the DJI Phantom 4 was the…

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Xiaomi Mi 5S: an Affordable, Lightning Fast Android Smartphone [Review]

By | Nov 21, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Xiaomi is often synonymous with incredibly affordable devices, especially when it comes to their smartphone line. Take for example the Mi Band 2, an insanely affordable fitness tracker that comes with all the bells and whistles you need, plus a bit more, and works…

Social Media

Seattle

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Yelp Formed a Panel to Talk Digital Marketing

By | Nov 17, 2016 at 3:45 pm

Seattle Startup Week just featured a panel on digital media marketing packed with representatives for four major social media networks — Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Yelp. Hosted by Tech.Co’s own CEO Frank Gruber, the event dug deep into the various strategies, plans, and data that any brand-new startup…

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Petcube Lets You Play With Your Pets When You’re Not At Home [Review]

By | Nov 14, 2016 at 2:20 pm

As a pet parent, one of the hardest things about raising a furry friend is the time you spend apart. Whether you’re traveling, at school, or in the office, there are very few options for you to really interact with them other than watching them…

Tips & How To’s

6 Simple Ways to Handle Customer Complaints

By | Nov 12, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Good customer service can go far in retaining customers and improving your product. With customers holding all the power when it comes to your success, the last thing you want to do is let a complaint go unattended. And with social media and review…

Marketing

6 Methods to Prompt Customers to Post a Review

By | Nov 7, 2016 at 4:30 pm

If you are running any form of business, getting a good review always helps. A positive review can help you get more business in the process. On the other hand, a negative review can bring down your business. Practically speaking, it’s tough to get…

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Fremont

The Poof Pea Is an Affordable Fitbit For Your Pet [Review]

By | Nov 7, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Have you ever wondered what Fido or Fluffy are up to at home, but don’t have a monitoring system in place? Pet activity trackers are not a new concept, but they can be an effective resource to ensure your pets are happy and healthy, even…