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Gear & Gadgets

5 Gadgets Helping People With Disabilities in Their Daily Lives

By | Mar 26, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Technology is designed to make life easier. From banking apps to selfie sticks, innovative ideas from big tech companies and small startups alike have made daily life infinitely more simple for the average person. However, with all this advanced tech flying off the shelves…

Diversity

Only One City in the US Pays Women in Tech More Than Men

By | Mar 8, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Women are on the rise. With movements like #MeToo and Time’s Up gaining ground every day and activists speaking out about the countless injustices women face on a daily basis, it seems like meaningful change could be right around the corner. However, despite being…

Trends

Study: the Dark Web is the Safest Place to Buy Illegal Drugs

By | Mar 6, 2018 at 12:45 pm

The internet is great. Not only has it allowed for an unprecedented level of connectivity around the world, it’s also ushered in a new age of innovation. On what seems like a daily basis, internet-enabled technologies are changing daily life for everyone from toddlers…

SXSW

Austin

7 Notable Tech & Startup Speakers at SXSW 2018

By | Feb 28, 2018 at 12:45 pm

While South by Southwest (SXSW) is easily one of the most recognizable events in the world, its definition is surprisingly hazy. Is it a music festival? A tech conference? Or simply a collaboration between the most interesting industries in the country for one of the…

Trends

What It’s Like to Be a Kid in Our Technology-Obsessed Society

By | Feb 26, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Young people and technology have gone hand in hand since the dawn of time. When the first iPhone hit the market, teenagers and 20-somethings lined up around the block to try out the new device, while their parents sat at home gawking at the…

Diversity

When Will Silicon Valley Be Ready for Its Own Black Panther Moment?

By | Feb 20, 2018 at 12:45 pm

In the last few days, Marvel’s Black Panther has far outpaced the epic opening weekend we had been expecting for months. Theaters across the country were filled to the rafters with millions of viewers excited to see the newest installation of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In…

Sports

Tech Will Be Everywhere at the 2018 Winter Olympics

By | Feb 9, 2018 at 12:00 pm

As easily the longest running sporting event in the history of the world, the Olympics have decidedly evolved over the course of time. For one, no one competes in the nude any more, which we can all be thankful for. But as the 2018…

Gear & Gadgets

5 Gadgets and Apps to Help You Become as Lazy as Possible

By | Feb 5, 2018 at 12:45 pm

The big secret behind most technological advancements: They help humanity become lazier. Any form of transportation, from trains to planes to automobiles, helps us get more stuff done in less time. Cell phones and the internet can streamline communication even more by making it…

Movies & Entertainment

7 Real Technologies That Season 4 of Black Mirror Has Ruined For Me

By | Jan 10, 2018 at 12:45 pm

As far as futuristic, techno-paranoid thrillers go, Black Mirror takes the artificially intelligent cake. From the horrific depictions of technology gone wrong to the psychopathic monsters using it for their own personal gain, the incredibly popular Netflix series has brought every technophobes worst nightmares…

Trends

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Transparency in Tech

By | Jan 8, 2018 at 12:45 pm

The speed at which technology has evolved in recent years has made understanding the influences of our day-to-day lives nearly impossible. From your Facebook news feed to the speed of your WiFi connection, the world of technology is shrouded behind an opaque veil of…

Inspiration

10 Inspirational Tech Stories from 2017

By | Jan 1, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Whether you sold your Bitcoin too early, looked up to Kevin Spacey, or just loved the heck out of Carrie Fisher, 2017 was a pretty rough year for a lot of people. Between devastating hurricanes ravaging the East coast and political turmoil defining the…

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,…

Gear & Gadgets

Seattle

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

By | Dec 12, 2017 at 12:20 pm

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…

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

Northern Virginia

Coros’ New OMNI Cycling Helmet Has Bone Conduction and LEDs [Review]

By | Dec 5, 2017 at 10:50 am

For cyclists, there are few things you need along on your ride, and a comfortable and aerodynamic helmet is always on that list. It of course helps when it’s designed to protect your noggin, but being that is a given, there really isn’t a…

Drones

8 Things That Can Be Delivered By Drone

By | Dec 4, 2017 at 12:20 pm

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…

Tech.Co Top Stories

TechCo Top Stories: Drones, Elon Musk, and More Gift Guides

By | Dec 1, 2017 at 2:30 pm

It’s officially December, and if you haven’t started your holiday shopping, you could be in trouble. After all, the deal days are behind you and the shelves are likely already bare in your favorite store. So what are you going to do? You’re going…