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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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San Francisco

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…

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Chicago

Tanvas Lets You Feel Guitar Strings on Your Device

By | Jan 11, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Whether it be an Apple Watch alerting you with a pulse about an upcoming meeting or a smartphone vibrating to inform you of an incoming message, technology is often used to create the virtual sense of touch. While this sensation happens primarily through a smooth piece of…

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Motorola’s Talkabout T480 Keeps You Informed in Emergencies [Review]

By | Jan 9, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Regardless of where you live, there is at least one type of natural disaster that’s likely to terrorize your area. Down here in Charleston, we get some pretty nasty hurricanes and the occasional tornado. For those of you unfortunate souls up north, snow storms paired…

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SpeedX Does it Again With Unicorn, Taking Smart Bikes to the Next Level

By | Jan 9, 2017 at 11:20 am

Nearly one year ago, SpeedX revolutionized the bicyle industry with Leopard. It was an immediate success, becoming the most-funded projects on Kickstarter, raising over $2.3 million. Now, they return with Unicorn, a different kind of bike that delivers a more high-end experience and takes smart…

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Philips Hue Lightbulbs Bring Tech to Your New Year’s Eve Party [Review]

By | Dec 30, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Year in and year out, New Year’s Eve arrives and the deliberation begins. Last year, your party was perfect; there was a DJ that rarely played Gangnam Style, your drink selection was vast and didn’t include Mike’s Hard Lemonade, and the ice sculpture of Justin Timberlake you ordered…