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Gear & Gadgets

OnePlus 5 Packs a Lot of Punch, A Bit of Controversy [Review]

By | Oct 17, 2017 at 10:50 am

In the world of smartphones, crazy price tags are becoming the norm. However, one Chinese company continues to push back against the fold while still having some of the top specs available. OnePlus the brand with a motto of never settling, constantly offers the…

Gear & Gadgets

Tel Aviv

Make Your Old Air Conditioner Smart Home Compatible with Sensibo Sky

By | Oct 16, 2017 at 1:30 pm

The smart home movement is in full effect, for the right price. Unfortunately, that price is pretty high, particularly for the everyday consumer. If only there were a way to add smart features to your otherwise disconnected portable air conditioner sitting on your window…

Gear & Gadgets

Kansas City

Garmin Vívosport GPS Watch Is the Slimmest On the Market [Review]

By | Oct 9, 2017 at 12:20 pm

After being a runner and into endurance sports, you start to pickup on brands that become synonymous with the community. Much like the world now replaced the term for searching on the internet to Googling (Google), those of us in trisports really love their…

Energy

How Tech Companies Are Dealing With Global Problems

By | Oct 9, 2017 at 9:20 am

In a TED Talk by MIT Technology Review Chief Editor Jason Pontin, he offered an honest assessment of the trajectory of technological advancements from Apollo 11 to the digital age. He said: “Blithe optimism about technology’s powers has evaporated as big problems we had imagined…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

5 Gadgets You Need to Bring to Innovate Celebrate 2017

By | Oct 6, 2017 at 10:50 am

Innovate Celebrate 2017 is right around the corner and we’re excited. Are you? Of course you are! Between the parties, the mentors, the speakers, the parties again, the excursions, the investors, and the parties one more time, our fifth annual conference is going to…

Gear & Gadgets

Mountain View

Rumor Roundup: Google Pixel 2 Event

By | Oct 3, 2017 at 1:30 pm

This is a big week for Google fans as the company set to unveiling their latest smartphones. In addition to the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, Google is also expected to announce a miniature version of Google Home, and a replacement to the…

Trends

17 Future Technologies That People Find the Most Unsettling

By | Oct 3, 2017 at 10:50 am

Being afraid of technology is a natural response in the modern age. With self-driving cars, drones, and artificial intelligence going from sci-fi lore to headline news in a manner of years, everyday consumers have been bombarded with more new technologies on a daily basis…

Gear & Gadgets

Copenhagen

Libratone Q Adapt Earbuds Block Out Your Coworkers [Review]

By | Oct 2, 2017 at 10:50 am

Open offices, you hate them, your coworkers hate them, but some reason they keep being a thing. As if the cubical farms from the likes of The Office weren’t bad enough, many startups and large companies don’t even give us walls, but hey at…

Gear & Gadgets

San Mateo

GoPro Announces VR Fusion Camera, GoPro Hero 6 Black

By | Sep 28, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Today, GoPro announced two new pieces of hardware, GoPro Fusion and GoPro Hero 6, to their camera lineup and several software updates to the existing tech. The biggest news out of today’s event was the confirmation and release date of GoPro’s virtual reality/360-degree camera…

Beauty

NYC

Beauty Tech Wins at the L’Oréal Digital NEXT Generation Awards

By | Sep 27, 2017 at 1:30 pm

What an exciting time to be a beauty entrepreneur. According to a report by Forbes, the industry is expected to be a $445 billion market and expected to reach $675 billion by 2020. And according to CB Insights, 62 privately held beauty companies were…

Gear & Gadgets

Los Angeles

Omnia Brings Wireless Car Charging to the iPhone 7 and 6 [Review]

By | Sep 26, 2017 at 1:45 pm

Early this month Apple announced two new iPhones, the iPhone 8 and iPhone X. One of the biggest changes besides to the design on both was the addition of wireless charging using QI technology. With the addition of wireless charging you’d simply place your…

Product Launch

Palo Alto

Nest Announces Nest Hello, Nest Cam IQ, and Nest Secure

By | Sep 20, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Next, the company that first gained recognition in the home tech world due to its smart thermostats, today announced six new products aimed at fully securing homes. Prior to now, they only offered general coverage through their Nest Cams; however, they will soon be…

Gear & Gadgets

Ottawa

Klashwerks to Launch Raven, A Family Friendly Connected Car System

By | Sep 19, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Today, Ottawa based Klashwerks is emerging out of stealth mode to announce their first product, Raven. Raven is an internet of things (IoT) device set to bring connectivity, intelligence, and security to cars that don’t already have it. Unlike your remote access, monitors such…

Jobs

3 Ways to Ace Your Next Interview

By | Sep 18, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Throughout my mentoring sessions, I am regularly asked how I got to where I am and what advice I have for millennials as they begin their careers. I tell them that it all comes down to your interview. You may have the best resume…

Interviews

Chicago

Rebecca Sholiton & Nate Cooper of Wise Apple on How a Porn Site Led to a Rebrand

By | Sep 16, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Rebecca Sholiton and Nate Cooper are the cofounders of Wise Apple (formally Pak’d), a startup that delivers pre-made, customizable school lunches directly to families’ homes. They just announced their $3.6 million seed round led by Pritzker Group Venture Capital and Levy Family Partners with Chicago…

Gear & Gadgets

7 Hiking Gadgets That Will Make Your Weekend Awesome

By | Sep 16, 2017 at 10:30 am

While everyone is wrapped up in the new iPhone, it’s important to remember that hiking tech is advancing just as fast as everything else. Whether it’s GPS trackers to make sure you don’t get lost or water filters to keep yourself hydrated, you’ll be…

Trends

Study: Nearly Half of Americans Are Just Not That Into Technology

By | Sep 13, 2017 at 2:30 pm

There’s no denying technology has changed the way Americans live their lives. From friendly communication to online banking, smartphones, artificial intelligence, and everything in between has made life infinitely easier, significantly more convenient, and notably more complicated. And while adoption has been fairly universal,…