Apple

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Is the Apple Watch Destined to Kill the iPhone?

By | Sep 16, 2017 at 8:05 am

When I bought the first generation of Apple Watch a couple of years ago, I had trouble convincing my wife that I should spend our hard-earned money on it. I had trouble convincing her probably because I had trouble convincing myself. When she asked…

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6 Tech Trends Changing How People Travel in 2017

By | Sep 15, 2017 at 7:15 am

Online travel agents help you book your transportation and accommodation. Travel websites and apps help you create customized itineraries. GPS apps such as Waze enable travelers to navigate to their destinations without getting lost. Downloadable maps and GPS enable the same, even when an…

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12 Personal Robots for Your Home

By | Sep 11, 2017 at 2:59 am

Since I was a child watching Star Wars and seeing robots like C3Po and R2D2, I’ve dreamed of having a robot of my own. This desire was further strengthened by watching the The Jetson’s family robot, Rosie the Robot Maid who kept the homestead…

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Charleston, SC

Tech, Gadgets and Apps to Get You Through a Hurricane

By | Sep 8, 2017 at 11:30 am

Talk about a nasty hurricane season, not only do we have the remnants of Harvey, Irma (and possibly Jose) is posing a very serious risks to the east coast, and has already done a tremendous amount of damage to Barbuda and Saint Martin. While…

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NYC

Vivitar 360 Camera Packs 4K 360 Video Into an Affordable Package

By | Sep 5, 2017 at 11:30 am

Ever since the Matrix first came out in 1999 (almost 20 years ago now), the world become intrigued by the concepts of 360 degree video and images. Though clearly a different technology, bullet time, the concept is quiet similar and thanks to improvements in…

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17 Tech Gadgets & Gear For Tailgating Season

By | Sep 4, 2017 at 8:05 am

With college football kicking off this weekend and NFL football not far behind, it’s time to get ready for tailgating season. That means dusting off your cooler and cornhole boards, but you might also want to take a look at some of the freshest…

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Israel

ElliQ is the Gizmo to Cure Your Grandma’s Loneliness

By | Sep 3, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Seniors from all over the world can now make the most out of the advancements in technology and stay connected to everyone around them. While personal assistants and elderly care apps have gone mainstream years ago, a literal “aging companion” device will soon be…

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Top 5 Smart Gadgets for a New Home

By | Sep 3, 2017 at 12:45 pm

When looking to relocate, it is important to move to a better place. It should also be a smarter place. You want to have a home where neighbors, guests and relatives enjoy their stay and praise you for the smart choices. You also want…

Apple

Apple’s AirPort Time Capsule and AirPort Express, Networking Options That Don’t Suck

By | Sep 3, 2017 at 8:05 am

I’ve been using Apple’s line of AirPort networking products since 2008 and have purchased and installed more than 20 AirPort devices in that time. While Apple doesn’t have a reputation for being a leader in networking devices, most likely because they’re busy leading in…

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17 Tech Gadgets For Your Pet To Be Happy & Healthy

By | Aug 29, 2017 at 2:06 am

With our smartphones, tablets, laptops and other tech gadgets and gizmos, most of us have between three and five tech gadgets we’re consistently using – and that doesn’t even take into account lesser used gadgets that are not for everyday use. And if you…

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San Francisco

Remotely Watch and Give Pets Treats With Petcube Bites [Review]

By | Aug 28, 2017 at 11:30 am

Anyone with a furry friend at home knows the pain of not being able to be with them throughout the day, let alone when they are stuck late at work or on the road. Over the past few years Petcube has made strides in…

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Solid State Drives + Striped RAIDs = Maximum MacBook Pro Performance

By | Aug 26, 2017 at 6:30 pm

If you hear the term “RAID” and immediately think of World of Warcraft, then leave now and go back to your guild. In short, a RAID is a set of physical volumes configured via hardware or software to appear as one volume of data….

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This Robotic Mower Will Cut Your Lawn at Night

By | Aug 26, 2017 at 2:30 pm

What would you give in exchange for a perfectly manicured lawn and get back some time on the weekend? Since robotic lawn mowers have hit the market, homeowners from all over the country have been eager to capitalize on the benefits offered by these new…

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How to Record a Professional Podcast for Less than $1,000

By | Aug 25, 2017 at 12:20 pm

While podcasting has technically been around since 2004, when Dave Winer and Adam Curry began syncing subscribable audio content to personal digital media players, according to Pew’s recent State of the News Media, over 60 percent of the population has still never listened to…

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Taiwan

tracMo Launches Bluetooth 5 Tracker With 400 Foot Range

By | Aug 22, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Today, Taiwan-based tracMo is announcing their first ever tracker featuring Bluetooth 5.0 technology. Trackers are small devices that you can place on commonly misplaced items such as keys, luggage, backpacks, small children (not really), and potentially now even your dog or cat. Due to…

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DC

25 Photography Gadgets To Shoot Like A Pro

By | Aug 20, 2017 at 8:00 pm

There is nothing more fun than shopping for new gear and gadgets. But you always want to make sure you’re getting the right new gear and gadgets (i.e. not just the most expensive). We’re here to help you figure out the best photography gadgets…

Automotive

San Francisco

VW Electric Microbus Coming by 2022 Renewing VW Bus Obsession

By | Aug 20, 2017 at 3:30 pm

The United States has suffered from a VW bus obsession since the boxy little microbus became a symbol of freedom as a hippie van transporting people and their gear to concerts and anti-war rallies in the 1960’s. My parents had a VW Bus and…