New Athletic Technologies: Advancements from the World of Sports

Technology is improving at an incredible rate in just about all sectors of our lives. And new gadgets have seeped from industry right into the sports realm to improve athletic performance and prolong careers. Below, we take a look at a few specific advancements in athletic technology and how this has advanced some of our […]

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Can Our Mobile Devices Enhance, Not Distract Us From, Our Surroundings?

Recently, we looked at location-based mobile apps and their ability to allow us to interact with our surrounding environment. Examples of this trend include “checking in” to a business, finding other people nearby or redeeming a special deal. Beyond possible issues with surveillance and ad targeting, this business of walking around using our smartphones raises another crucial […]

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Interesting Innovations: Some of the Best New Technology to Come in 2014

With each passing year comes a new line of technological advances, and over the past decade these gadgets and devices have reached heights that were never thought possible before. Here is a list of some of the best technology to come out (or that has already) in 2014. Goji Smart Lock Using keys will soon become a […]

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Taking a Google Field Trip: What’s the Appeal of Location-Based Apps?

Location-based mobile apps are a hot trend these days. These services allow people to use a smartphone to interact somehow with their surrounding environment, such as earning rewards and discounts for “checking-in” somewhere using the popular platform Foursquare. Other big-name apps that incorporate some location-aware features include OpenTable, Fandango and Yelp. And still others allow […]

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Are Digital Gifts Less Special?

Today it’s easy to exchange gifts completely digitally, and there are certainly some advantages to going this route. You can shop from the comfort of your own home. You don’t have to pay for shipping. You even help the environment by not driving to the store or generating waste in the form of envelopes, boxes […]

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Top 5 Laptop Speakers for Ultimate Auditory Ecstasy

Everyone knows that when it comes to watching videos and movies, immersing yourself into some of your favorite music, at home or at work, or delving deep into hours upon hours of gaming adventures, sound quality is beyond crucial. Sometimes, however, our stock laptop speakers don’t quite cut the mustard and leave us guessing as […]

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Apple Debuts Its First iPhone 5S TV Spot

Photo credit: Kārlis Dambrāns The iPhone 5 is sufficient for most people, but for those who want something really special, the gold iPhone 5S is the way to go. While a lot of people knew it was available, Apple wasn’t really advertising the fact there was a gold one – until now. They recently launched […]

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How to Pin Google Calendar or Gmail to Your Windows Taskbar

If you use Google services, such as Gmail, Maps and Calendar, you likely want them easily accessible. There are a couple of ways ways to do this, including setting one as your browser homepage, setting up links in your Bookmarks bar, or even pinning tabs in Google Chrome. But you might prefer these icons to […]

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How To Turn Your iPhone Into A Microscope

Photo credit: Gonzalo Baeza H Ever wish your iPhone was a little more useful? Stop wishing and do something about it! For less than $20 in cash and with a little bit of time, you can actually turn your iPhone into a microscope. This is actually a lot easier than you might think, which goes […]

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The Psychology Of The Gold iPhone

Have you gotten your new gold iPhone yet? Chances are high that you haven’t. While a lot of people really want this latest iPhone – the best of the best – there are a few reasons everyone has not been able to get one, at least right away. As time goes on more and more […]

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