Wearables

10 Ways to Get Your Business Ready for the Wearables Wave

By | Mar 16, 2017 at 11:20 am

Wearable technology may not be as ubiquitous as smartphones just yet, but it’s well on its way. In November 2016, Wall Street Daily reported that this category of devices was approaching peak adoption, with a 26.1 percent year-over-year increase in wearables shipping by the second…

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mBot Teaches Kids to Code in a Cute Robot Shell [Review]

By | Mar 14, 2017 at 3:30 pm

As adults, there are so many resources available to us to break into the world of programming and coding. From organizations like General Assembly and the hundreds of localized coding bootcamps, you can practically throw a stick into the wind and find a way…

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Tech Markets Growing in 2017: Drones and AI-Powered Wearables

By | Mar 8, 2017 at 11:20 am

In 2017, the tech industry is doubling down on a couple gadgets popular in the last few years. In a world of venture capital, it’s important to note the distinction between how well-funded a tech industry is and how successful the product becomes. Though…

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Amazfit Pace Is Bringing Affordability to GPS Watches [Review]

By | Mar 1, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Huami and Xiaomi may not be well established brands in the US just yet, but over the next few years we’ll be hearing a lot from each of them. In fact, last year we reviewed the duo’s last fitness tracker, Mi Band 2, with…

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Superscreen Rethinks How You Engage with Your Smartphone

By | Feb 27, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Smartphones are the primary tool used to engage with the digital world. Thanks to increased performance, better battery life, improved wireless networks, and an infinite marketplace to connect developers and consumers, the shift towards mobile-only is not just a trend but a reality. So, why…

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7 Smart Home Gadgets That Cost Less Than You Think

By | Feb 26, 2017 at 12:45 pm

The typical smart home costs between $564 and $2,260, according to HomeAdvisor, which is a pretty huge range. The discrepancy can be attributed to the price of smart home components. Not all smart home gadgets are created equal. A lot of them cost more than…

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5 Ways Wearable Tech Boosts Employee Performance

By | Feb 25, 2017 at 10:30 am

Introducing new technology to your company can be a stressful experience. However, in most cases, it’s a great way to improve the enthusiasm and performance of your workforce. For example, gamification platforms can lead to a tightly-knit company culture that fosters collaboration, fun, and…

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7 Housewarming Gifts For Techie Friends

By | Feb 22, 2017 at 8:30 pm

A potted plant or a bottle of wine used to cut it at housewarming parties. But with technology entering every aspect of life, it’s hard to get by with something as simple as a fern. So, if you really want to impress your tech-minded…

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The iLife V7 Robot Vacuum Cleaner Is Like The Best Drunk Roommate Ever [Review]

By | Feb 20, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Robotic or automated vacuums are not a new concept. However, over the years, they have become increasingly more affordable and filled with even more features. Roomba being the most well known version still comes at a premium price as it has the best track…

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6 Gadgets To Help You Become a Cord Cutter

By | Feb 16, 2017 at 3:30 pm

In a world of streaming media, being a cord cutter has become a norm. Between Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Sling, HBO Go, and the hundreds of networks creating their own apps, consumers now have more options to move away from traditional cable and satellite in…

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10 Gadgets To Build Out Your Dream Smart Kitchen

By | Feb 14, 2017 at 2:20 pm

When the first fridge with a built-in screen was released, the world lost its collective mind. After all, who needs a touchscreen on a fridge, right? Whether we like it or not, the world of IoT has spun out a plethora of gadgets that…

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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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Enhance Your Home Entertainment System with These Wireless Speakers

By | Feb 4, 2017 at 10:30 am

Are you tired of using those dinky speakers on your computer to listen to music? Would you prefer a more versatile speaker solution that you can use in any room? Then it’s time to consider today’s advanced wireless speakers – and we’ve got the best wireless…

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5 Helpful Gadgets For Keeping Track of Your Pets

By | Jan 30, 2017 at 10:30 am

No matter how high your fence, how strong your door, or how vigilant your eyes are, if your dog or cat wants to escape, they will eventually find a way. Whether your pet is an escape artist or simply decides to go on an…

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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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Monster Products Teams Up with Your Favorite Celebrities

By | Jan 23, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Lance Stephenson, Sean Houston, David Murphey, Lukas Podolski, Sean Kilpatrick, Nicole Chaplin and Lisa Levine – sounds like a VIP list for next Hollywood celebrity party. However, these are just some of the influencers that Monster Products has teamed up with to fuel their…