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Everything You Need to Know About the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4

By | Aug 1, 2018 at 6:50 pm

The just-announced Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 comes with a stronger battery, a slightly better display, and far more storage than its S3 predecessor. Here’s what Android fans should expect from the tablet device, as well as how it stacks up to the rest of the…

Gear & Gadgets

Can Nokia Still Succeed in the Smartphone Market?

By | May 25, 2018 at 6:21 am

The resurrection of Nokia into a company that shipped over 70m phones between December 2016 and 2017 is nothing short of remarkable. But, with Samsung and Apple still enjoying far more global marketshare, is there enough space at the table for Nokia to truly…

Opinion/Analysis

Android Versus iOS: the Real Two-Party System

By | Apr 3, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Rivalries are usually a good thing, particularly in the business world. But, when only two rivals remain in a popular tech space, consumers are the ones that lose out. Unfortunately, that’s where we are now when it comes to iOS versus Android. These two…

Gear & Gadgets

Huawei P20 Pro and P20 — the Best Phones You Can’t Buy in America

By | Mar 27, 2018 at 6:44 pm

Chinese tech upstart Huawei just laid down a challenge to the Apples and Samsungs of this world with its Huawei P20 Pro and P20 smartphones. These two new handsets, unveiled in Paris today, feature killer cameras and huge screens. But, the hostile US attitude…

Gear & Gadgets

5 Innovations Taking the Smart Home to the Next Level

By | Mar 2, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Let’s be honest, the prospect of living in a fully-automated home is a dream on par with driving a flying car and colonizing Mars. However, with virtual assistants like Google Home and Amazon Echo, that dream is slowing but surely becoming an affordable reality….

CES

Las Vegas

Clean Water Wins at CES Startup Night 2018

By | Jan 9, 2018 at 1:30 pm

On the eve of the highly anticipated CES 2018, a crowd of tech enthusiasts packed the Gold Spike Hotel in Downtown Las Vegas Fremont District to enjoy signature cocktails and networking opportunities, while listening to fifteen of the top startups from Eureka Park pitch…

Security

Arizona

This Holiday Season, Smart Toys Come With FBI Warnings

By | Dec 18, 2017 at 10:50 am

So you’ve finished all your shopping — with the aid of our excellent suite of holiday gift guides, of course — and you’re finally settling down for a long winter’s nap. But first, the FBI would like a word. Their public service announcement was…

Gear & Gadgets

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

By | Dec 14, 2017 at 12:20 pm

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,…

Internet of Things

How the Internet of Things Has Impacted Small Businesses

By | Dec 11, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Televisions, smartphones, cars, and even elevators — the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem is bigger than ever before. Not only does it impact the consumer technology market, it has also permeated almost every industry, from agriculture to zoology. According to Gartner, up …

Trends

How Technology is Transforming the Conference Experience

By | Dec 7, 2017 at 5:00 pm

We all associate the Internet of Things with the things in our houses. But its effects go far beyond the confines of the home. While AI home assistants and smart security systems are transforming home life, this smart technology is having just as big…

Gear & Gadgets

Austin

Konnected Security System Upgrades Your Old Wired Security System [Review]

By | Dec 6, 2017 at 5:00 pm

From the beginning of my smart home automation journey in 2004, a personal goal of mine has always been to somehow integrate my aging hardwired alarm system into my smart home system. I’m guessing that Nate Clark of Konnected and I shared that vision,…

Gear & Gadgets

Top 10 Worst Gadgets to Give as Gifts This Holiday Season

By | Dec 6, 2017 at 9:20 am

Look, we get it. By this point in the holiday shopping season, you’ve seen so many gift guides that your nose is started to bleed just like this Eleven-themed candle holder that would also make a great gift for your weird Stranger Things-obsessed friend….

Internet of Things

3 IoT Predictions for 2018

By | Dec 4, 2017 at 11:30 am

The internet of things and its interconnected web of usefulness is the sort of thing that, as annoying as it can sometimes be, quickly becomes integral to one’s life. In other words, IoT isn’t going away anytime soon, and as 2018 looms, that means…

Artificial Intelligence

9 Artificial Intelligence Developments Helping Small Businesses Grow

By | Nov 28, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Artificial intelligence is creeping it’s way into our lives and businesses. Whether it’s through our voice assistant gadgets like Alexa, shopping apps or smart devices, AI will be involved in our life one way or another. And now this tech is helping small …

Gear & Gadgets

SYNAVOLT: the Smart and Modular Power Bank [Review]

By | Nov 28, 2017 at 11:30 am

Power banks have had a transformation and companies are cramming a ton of mAh and features into a small space for users on-the-go. The SYNAVOLT is a modular power bank with 20,000 mAh capacity and dual expansion bays. The SYNAVOLT central unit itself is…

Tips & How To’s

5 Ways to Increase Your App Store Optimization

By | Nov 27, 2017 at 5:00 pm

So, you’ve built your mobile app and it’s live on the app store of your choice. You’ve put hours and hours into this project and you’re excited that it’s over, but you’ve realized that nobody is downloading your app yet. How strange, you might…

Internet of Things

The Internet of Things Is Already a Big Part of City Life

By | Nov 24, 2017 at 3:10 pm

We’ve been hearing about how the Internet of Things is coming soon and will be integrated into smart cities. But in reality, it is already here, and starting to affect how we live and work in the cities. Technology professionals should be aware of…