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Acer Launches 9 New Computers Including Intel Xeon Gaming PC

By | May 25, 2018 at 12:15 pm

Acer’s next@Acer event in New York earlier this week saw the Taiwanese brand launch three Chromebooks, a new Swift 5 Ultrabook, two gaming laptops and four gaming towers, including the unprecedented Intel Xeon-powered Acer Predator X. At its event, Acer listed a huge range…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Austin

5 Incredible Innovations on Display at SXSW 2018

By | Mar 14, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Attending South by Southwest (SXSW) is a recipe for overstimulation. The conference/festival/all-around-good-time is home to a truly insane amount of groundbreaking films and genre-defining music, often facilitating a bad case of FOMO as you walk around Austin. However, …

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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….

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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…

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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 …

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5 Gifts Under $100 for the Graphic Designer on Your List

By | Dec 4, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Searching for the ultimate gift for the graphic designer in your life can be a challenge. Fortunately, we’ve gathered some ideas that could be great for the holiday, give them inspiration, and won’t break the bank. Here are 5 gifts under $100 you can…

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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,…

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Gift Guide 2017: Gadgets and Gear for Multimedia Lovers

By | Dec 13, 2017 at 10:50 am

Since the rise of the internet, we’ve seen a Wild West for multimedia content creators: Comics lost the constricting borders of a paper’s edge and became webcomics; Radio shows lost their set air dates and became podcasts. Even newspapers got in on the fun by…

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Which Virtual Assistant Has the Best Voice Recognition?

By | Dec 12, 2017 at 3:50 pm

As the holidays grow near and the shopping lists grow more pressing, virtual assistants have become the talk of the tech world. From the advanced artificial intelligence at work in our new phones to the discounted holiday prices of Amazon Echo and Google Home,…

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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…

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Gift Guide 2017: Holiday Party Gadgets and Gear

By | Dec 8, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The holiday party is as much a part of the season as shopping, caroling, and yelling at family members for taking too many rolls at dinner. Between the ugly sweaters, the drums of eggnog, and the over-served guests, a holiday party can be pretty…

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Gift Guide 2017: STEM Toys for Kids

By | Dec 7, 2017 at 1:30 pm

These days kid’s toys offer more than just moving pieces around the board or driving them around a sandbox. Today, parents can help their kids get a head start in STEM and have fun doing it together. This holiday if you are looking to…

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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,…

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5 Gifts for Your Employees Under $100

By | Dec 6, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Your employees have worked hard all year, busting their back side to push the company forward. Aside from giving them well-deserved time off and an enjoyable office holiday party, send them home with a few gadgets as an extra thank you. KeySmart Pro with…