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Now that technology is far advancing more than people can churn out inventions, car accessories and gadgets most certainly will have their fair share. This is good news for the motorists since these gadgets are of really great help in...
Bad news for those consumers saving up for the much anticipated Chevy Bolt. General Motors has recently announced that the Bolt won’t hit all the major dealerships until spring of 2017. It will still be released but only on...
In the pursuit of the perfect selfie, or to put it ably, the pursuit of how to comfortably take a selfie, many hand-held devices have been created. But the Air Selfie is completely different. It is a very small...
Spoiler Alert isn’t about movies. It’s a new app that wants to lessen the waste that comes from throwing away food. Not many people realize that food waste is an enormous problem that is as huge as the nation’s...
Now considered as “just normal” is the fact that during the Christmas holiday season the security lines and pre-check lines at airports tend to get longer, and clogging up the TSA who are already woefully understaffed. Shockingly long lines...
If you’re familiar with the popular “New York” song from Alicia Keys: “Ohh… New York… If I can make it here, I can make it anywhere, that’s what they say.” This just about sums up how the balance of...
The new 2016 BMW X1 compact SUV is a nimble and happy throwback to the usual traditional BMW designs and styles. And here is where the problem gets touchy as this traditional car maker attempts to compromise traditional designs...
Fastfood giant McDonald’s Corp. is taking huge steps in order to bring back its appeal to millennials and to redeploy its labor force. It’s going to redesign its restaurants towards self-order kiosks, premium menu items, and real table service....
On sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo there are literally thousands of new techs and other stuff just waiting for crowdfunding or major investors. While there is no shortage of the weird and virtually useless, there are more than their share...
Another election is coming for computer and laptop users, but it’s not the political kind. This is a choice for users searching for the ultimate power in a machine. Of course this is something the recent low-tech candidates neither...
It’s that time of the year when the commercialized holidays have you breaking your brains on gift ideas and what to buy for loved ones, family, a few close friends, and the occasional mandatory party exchanging gift sessions. But it’s...
Many, many years ago, the five-floor Nike Town store on Broadway in New York City was the sneaker heaven of Nike fans. This was the age of the Air Force 1’s and Dunks and Air Jordans. At that time...
Coming off successful field testing on monkeys, scientists announced that paralyzed people may be able to walk again with a recently developed wireless brain implant. Scientists from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) have released its results from...
30 years ago, Nintendo released its groundbreaking NES or Nintendo Entertainment System, and indoor home gaming was never the same again. Now, it is releasing the same NES Classic Edition console but in a digitalized version. The little console...
This is a lamp that will have magician-wanna-be Harry Potters’ breaking out their wands. The lamp will light up a room, can change color and illumination that suits your mood, and will hover in the air, yes, levitate and...
Big companies and banks aren’t the only ones being hit by hackers around the world. Home computer users are also targeted by hackers for the precious information to get into bank accounts and other cash-related data. Now, a startup...
Drones have been used for a variety of tasks ranging from aerial photography, surveying, patrolling, property security, supply drops, to missile firing. Finally, a situation has come that now uses drones to hunt drones. Call this the drone-hunting drone....
Well, bad news for Gen X’ers because Nintendo just announced that its Wii U console will no longer be sold. Face it though, Gen X’ers, that the Wii U was a failure, so Nintendo just came out with its...
When looking towards the health of people in the future, it can’t often be helped to try to figure out what technology and other health efforts will bring in the next ten years. Will we be able to find...
Snapchat – now known as Snap Inc. – came out with its camera-embedded sunglasses called Spectacles recently and its technology definitely beat the tar and quite feathered Google Glasses that were a total failure. But if you think the...
If you haven’t tried exploring your phone, you probably have a few or all of the apps we’re about to name and you didn’t even know they can make better quality phone calls than your regular phone app. Funny...
Imagine what it’s like talking to an AI robot or AI assistant for the first time. Sometimes it may seem weird because you know you’re talking to an inanimate object that can think on its own and answer back....
In 1962, a bull named Pawnee Farm Arlinda Chief was born. Little did he know that he would change the face of the dairy industry forever, to the tune of $30 billion. Of course, being a bull, his job...
It’s really a big surprise to many that the new film, “Arrival” is fast becoming one of the best movies for 2016, and with good reason. When the trailer for “Arrival” was first shown just before the Toronto International...
If you want to see real diversity at work in the United States, the best example of the great melting pot is to peek inside the tech companies in Silicon Valley. You’ll see whites, blacks, Arabs, Indians, Filipinos, Japanese,...
A creepy Facebook bug unwittingly caused people’s profile pages to display that they died last Friday. Apparently this included founder Mark Zuckerberg. But in truth everyone is just fine and no one died. Beginning Friday afternoon many people checking...
Sony’s most powerful game console ever to date, the Playstation 4 Pro, arrived on November 10 with its official launching. In a shift from its past practice of having pre-launched game titles all prepped up inside the console, the...
Talk about mistaken identity. We’ve all had our share of minor mistaken identities every once in a while, being mistaken for someone else’s friend, relative, or you probably look like a singer or actress. So imagine what it feels...
Going out on the road at night has always conjured up concerns of safety for runners and cyclists who want to be ensured they are very much visible to every driver out there. These safety concerns mean that runners...
Whether you’re living on the Atlantic side of the United States where snow is falling or on the Pacific side where leaves are constantly falling, the wife is probably always on your case to shovel out that snow from...
Last year, the hoverboard craze literally caught fire when dozens of hoverboards were reportedly catching fire or exploding all over the United States. Safety concerns resulted in retailers pulling out the devices from shelves back in December. However, Amazon...
Robots, particularly industrial robots, seem to be getting smarter, more versatile, and cheaper because of the speed of technological advancement. In fact, what seemed as insurmountable challenges just 5 years ago can now be added as part of a...
Sunflower Labs introduces a home security system that uses sensors and a patrolling drone. Sunflower Labs is a Zurich and Silicon Valley-based technology company (hence the flower name, get it?) on Thursday announced the full development of the Sunflower Home...
Respawn Entertainment and EA’s Titanfall 2 is exciting, much better than its predecessor, full of promise for the future, and is a suggested buy for gamers. About its only disappointment is its bad timing in its launching. Titanfall 2...
Now here’s literally putting together two different worlds and concepts to create something new. On the one hand, Lego has been known to have evolved from its 1970’s toy bricks beginnings to its bricks now able to recreate almost...
This week’s sometimes unique and sometimes weird top stories will definitely show you that technology today is not only advancing, but often takes too many turns to the side to create other things beyond what’s normal. Tesla’s Solar Roof Tiles Elon...
Hollywood films like Deep Impact and Armageddon were of course pure fiction. But the technology behind how NASA was able to detect any asteroid approaching earth’s orbit is real. NASA has had this detection capability since the early 2000’s...
At a time when Samsung is facing a global disaster with its fire-bombing Note 7 exploding batteries, and at a time when smartwatch sales are tanking, don’t count out Samsung yet. They might just have a trick or two...
What needs to be done by the US military if all bets are off and a major conflict suddenly flares up in any part of the world? Since their military needs to respond within hours, what do you think...
LinkedIn is a social media network that many people take for granted since they’re more focused on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. And yet 467 million people in over 200 countries use LinkedIn for professional and business connections and for...
That’s right, Adidas has partnered with Parley to manufacture and sell only a limited edition of 7,000 pairs of shoes made from ocean-plastic waste. Last year, Adidas had a business team up with Parley, an organization that raises awareness...
Who says that only Apple and Google are quivering with happiness over the troubles of Samsung? You can’t be too smug and confident when a sudden new tech giant player gives you a serious run for your money. And...
The specific office to be peeked in is actually Uber’s Manhattan Office. Of course, everyone knows that Uber is that app-controlled public transportation system (they insist they aren’t a taxi service, they’re Uber) located in 425 cities around the...
Many people slouch, regardless of age and sex. Just look around the office and count how many are forming the letter C with their spine. Most people slump from time to time but habitual slouching since a young age...
Y-40 The Deep Joy is considered as the world’s deepest swimming pool. It now holds that Guinness Book of World Record for deepest pool at 137 feet. It is mostly a pool for free divers and scuba diving training...
Last Wednesday’s Microsoft Show featured the company’s new Surface Studio computer and easily became the show’s star. But what didn’t get enough attention from the media was how Microsoft is expanding its platforms for augmented and virtual reality in...
In one of technology’s rare team ups, Apple has worked with LG to make a special display specifically made for the MacBook Pros. Everyone knows that computer monitors are usually built as generic displays screens for any computer and...
Back then, Tim and Karrie League had a dream to make a movie theater a sort of oasis for movie lovers and revolutionize the movie experience away from the traditional, “going to the theater, watching, and leave” experience. In...
If you’re subscribed to Netflix, then it’s time to check out these scary movies all lined just in time for the Halloween days. Actually there are so many to choose from so we just outlined some of the really...
In 2011, WOW Air was founded by Iceland’s tech entrepreneur Skuli Mogensen as a low-cost airline with only 3 planes serving 12 destinations. The price of a round trip was a fantastic $99. Today, WOW Air has 17 planes...